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Re: [Land-speed] Off Topic: Our Health Care Program..

To: MEIERLE Mike <>
Subject: Re: [Land-speed] Off Topic: Our Health Care Program..
From: "Robert J. Denton" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 06:01:05 -0500
The biggest problem with the health care issue is all the BS being thrown
around as to what it is, or what it isn't. Your medical needs will NOT be
handled by a committee. Actually, if you have Blue Cross now, you are being
handled by a committee.

For those of us old enough to get Medicare, we have discovered that it is
one of the few things that are good about getting old. Unless you have an
"advantage plan" from Blue Cross or others. The advantage part is the rip
off. They get in the way of your access to Medicare. And they get paid to
interfere, by you. Advantage makes the determination of what you can be
covered on, over and above Medicare.  If the proposed health care is bad for
you, why are the insurance pouring millions and millions into congressional

The current system is what is bad, not the proposed new one.

Bob Denton

On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 4:34 AM, MEIERLE Mike <> wrote:

> You are not that far off base. When I was in the Military, I had to get
> a Waiver to participate in Sport Skydiving.
> Part of the waiver was If I got hurt, The Hospital Bill came out of my
> pocket, not theirs.
> Mike M.
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of drmayf
> Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 10:25 PM
> To: LSR
> Subject: [Land-speed] Off Topic: Our Health Care Program..
> I have been sitting here listening to all the talking heads and how they
> feel our health care program is going to go. It seems certain that
> something is going to be put into effect despite what any proponent or
> protagonist might say or want. So If I heard some of the items in the
> plan it would sem that especially for us old geezerrs and maybe young
> folk also, that there will be a committee (or lots of them) that will
> decide our health care issues and treatments. So I was wondering.. could
> the sport of Land Speed Racing, indeed any form of  activity, be banned
> as too dangerous? That you could not be treated if injured in an
> accident that occurred in an activity that has been prohibited?    Is
> that a thought?
> just an odd thought...
> mayf
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