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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Dean F.

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Re: Re: How many times must I tell you that it is subsidized?
@ "Let's assume services don't decline and we have a single insurer." A heck of an assumption- it's not a single insurer. The insurance companies are now (finally) being ...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 8:18pm

How many times must I tell you that it is subsidized?
@ "Sorry Dean but I'm not talking civil liberties, contract law, or specific instances." OK, I'll call BS on that one. You have in fact "talked" all of those. @ &...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 7:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: fantastical
If it were any other contract that might be a cogent argument. But it isn't. They do benefit- they get insurance coverage in case they get sick. Statistically (since you used that word) even...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 6:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: fantastical
Ah, yes. I was wondering when this argument would come up: "Forcing people to buy something that they don't need." From a personal liberties point of view, it isn't a bad argume...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 4:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: fantastical
My unicorn is both invisible and pink. What color is your Kool-Aid? I assume no such thing- thanks for the straw man attack. AS I SAID, this all depends upon getting enough "young invinci...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 4:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: fantastical
The efficiencies will come from all of the people who previously received no preventive care now getting it. That will save IMMENSE amounts, since you and I will no longer be paying for their *eme...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 3:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: fantastical
@ Fred-- "You can't mathematically add more insured, mandate coverage options, and add a big layer of government employees to monitor it, compliance regulations etc., ... and make it ch...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 2:52pm

Is the Right Racist?
@Justin-- No, not all conservatives are racist. I don't think anyone said that, so you can please stop the straw man attacks, Brother. Likewise all the other whining about calling the rig...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 2:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: fantastical
I assume you mean "on" the media You presume much. I meant what I wrote. The media has polarized, with MSNBC on one hand and FoxNews on the other. I blame this as the cause of wor...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 8:19am

Re: Re: Coronary angiography
@ Dean: I have been told that aggressive management of nausea is one of the follow on requirements of fundoplication? Is this true? No, not especially. Everyone is nauseated while recovering...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Recent injury on the trail
October 25, 7:55am

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm