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  1. Grey Matter replied to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    He’s 42 and nominally healthy it appears. I bet he doesn’t have a 401k either. Eh, @modernpaladin ?

    Aug 8, 2022 at 6:01 AM
  2. Grey Matter replied to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    I'm trying to make an argument simply that here in the US, our health care system is such that it binds a majority of people to their employer for their coverage and therefore...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 10:18 PM
  3. Grey Matter replied to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    No doubt, I never did either. I'd always heard it was pretty pricey, turns out it is. Luckily we didn't have to have any medical services when I was between jobs.

    Aug 7, 2022 at 9:42 PM
  4. Grey Matter liked Lucifer's post in the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    You're talking about a mixed bag of health insurance companies. There is no one BC/BS company, there are several, but they all have licensing to use the BC/BS brand. In CA,...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 9:14 PM
  5. Grey Matter replied to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    That's an excellent plan sounds like to me. How much do you think it would cost you to continue it under Cobra if say, you decided to quit and take a year off?

    Aug 7, 2022 at 9:00 PM
  6. Grey Matter replied to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    You're asserting that the people I mention who claim that our ability to own guns demonstrates our freedom are the same people that also talk about abortion as freedom, but...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 8:57 PM
  7. Grey Matter replied to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    There is an interesting gap in how the government covers medical. If your income is below a certain value that scales on the size of your family members then you qualify for...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 8:48 PM
  8. Grey Matter attached a file to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    I guess I've gotten spoiled here lately having had some interesting discussions about tech and stuff with another couple of members actually participating more or less in a...

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  9. Grey Matter replied to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    I appreciate your point of view and share it to a theoretical extent, but you are familiar with the phrase, there are no atheists in foxholes? And you understand the...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 4:02 PM
  10. Grey Matter liked modernpaladin's post in the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    They only cover the treatment they can provide. Probably doesnt include things like major surgery. Its OK because Im more comfortable living my life with the understanding that...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 3:52 PM
  11. Grey Matter replied to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    Actually, it seems to me that the angle I view this from is that the way health insurance works is that it binds folks to their employers and becomes an increasingly important...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 3:43 PM
  12. Grey Matter liked ECA's post in the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    Does your local ‘co-op clinic pay for your medical care if your hospitalized for something major or if you need cancer treatment or will you have to pay possibly tens of...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 3:36 PM
  13. Grey Matter replied to the thread Freedom: Guns versus Health Care.

    I am certainly no expert on health care or guns, but your assessment of the state of health care in the US doesn't align with my personal experience or the small amount of...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 3:34 PM
  14. Grey Matter replied to the thread What is the AGW Scientific Consensus?.

    I think that there is room to debate your assertion that the opinions of folks posting here carry the same weight as Mike Crichton's opinion on what is and what isn't science,...

    Aug 6, 2022 at 9:31 PM
  15. Grey Matter replied to the thread What is the AGW Scientific Consensus?.

    I would like to discuss this article with you, either in public or in a PM, if you'd be willing to read it first....

    Aug 6, 2022 at 3:32 PM
  16. Grey Matter replied to the thread What is the AGW Scientific Consensus?.

    Neil - are you familiar with this article? Aliens Cause Global Warming as a child I believed that science represented the best and greatest hope for mankind. Even to a...

    Aug 6, 2022 at 3:10 PM
  17. Grey Matter posted a new thread.

    Freedom: Guns versus Health Care

    People talk about our ability to own guns in the US as though it demonstrates our freedom. I disagree with this and my biggest argument is how in the US our health insurance...

    Forum: Political Opinions & Beliefs

    Aug 5, 2022 at 11:55 PM
  18. Grey Matter liked Lucifer's post in the thread This bigotry cannot be spun.

    And do you speak from experience? When did you go to Jamiaca?

    Aug 5, 2022 at 9:00 PM
  19. Grey Matter replied to the thread All The Significant Inventions/Discoveries Were Long Ago.

    The US is missing from this list?

    Aug 1, 2022