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Forum: Diavlog comments 01-21-2011, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Ocean
Re: Any Excuse For Mickey Bashing Is Allowed.

Maybe last but not least. Thanks. :)
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-21-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Any Excuse For Mickey Bashing Is Allowed.

It seems like there are slightly different connotations to the term. Thanks.
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-21-2011, 04:03 PM
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Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-21-2011, 02:43 PM
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Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Any Excuse For Mickey Bashing Is Allowed.

Could someone be so nice to inform me what the heck "hippie punching" means?

I would enjoy your discussions better if I knew what you're talking about.

Thanks.
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-14-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

Brendan should answer the question, but I think he just identified with what David said in a general way.
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-13-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 121
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Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

The quality argument isn't derived from the limited supply, I agree.

In the case of physicians the quality is derived from professional licensing requirements, and as everything else in "free...
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-13-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

I meant competitive in the sense that it's difficult to get in medical school and there's a lot of competition among students.



Yes, the number of American medical graduates is limited....
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-13-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

I agree with you. I don't think there's any reason to think that physicians here are better than European counterparts.

The text you quoted in my previous comment has to do with physicians in the...
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-13-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

Generally speaking I agree with the supply theory. But in this case, add the competitive aspect to your equation.
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-13-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

I admit I should have added a ;) next to the "precious" part. Last night I was in a mellow and humorous mood.
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-12-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

No, I don't agree with that. Medical education is overpriced, very demanding and is highly competitive. Health care providers are scarce and precious. When you need to get that appendix out, your...
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-12-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

Did you listen to the dingalink?
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-12-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

Thank you.

(It would have been better if I had edited a bit before clicking. I was distracted by snow removal maneuvers.)
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-12-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,284
Posted By Ocean
Re: Take Three (Mickey Kaus & David Frum)

David Frum is astonishingly ignorant about the way health care works. He tries to draw a parallel between the shortcomings of education and the shortcomings of health care (as perceived by him)....
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