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#41 sdwright.vic

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:58 AM

Yes, it has been a mechanism for those in charge to control the masses.
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#42 Cassidy

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:00 AM

And the bonus is that scum bag criminals would be getting dropped left right and centre taking them out of the population.

Pandering to your childish and ridiculous posts is no longer on the menu.

 

You post as if you're a 12 year old child, with an undercurrent of violence, and with no concern for the law or human decency.

 

Your violent and juvenile daydreaming isn't welcome in a respectable forum.


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#43 LeoVictoria

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:07 AM

Surprise surprise the republicans who are paid off by millions from the NRA have no response except thoughts and prayers. Oh and making it easier for mentally ill people to buy guns.
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#44 sdwright.vic

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:18 AM

No, not meant as sarcasm. But look, the firearm death rate is statistically insignificant in the US. You are 18x more likely to die by some type of accident, including a car crash. 5x more likely to die of a drug overdose.

Pedestrian deaths are at about the same killer rate. Easy to solve, right? Ban walking.

You are almost 130x more likely to die of cancer or heart disease, than by gun.


18 school shootings this year... and it's only February. Guess the US is wanting to chant "we're number one" on this.
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#45 On the Level

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:30 AM

18 school shootings this year... and it's only February. Guess the US is wanting to chant "we're number one" on this.

 

Kids shooting kids is as American as apple pie and unaccessible health care.


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#46 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:31 AM

Most Americans have better healthcare than we do. We have universal wait times.
<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#47 LeoVictoria

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:34 AM

Most Americans have better healthcare than we do. We have universal wait times.


The most expensive health care in the world with mediocre outcomes. Truly something for us to look up to.

#48 LeoVictoria

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:35 AM

Also kids getting gunned down is absolutely the same thing as a 60 year old dying from heart disease because they stuffed their face with burgers all their life.

Yup no problem here

Edited by LeoVictoria, 15 February 2018 - 07:35 AM.


#49 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:35 AM

The best hospitals and professionals in the entire world. The envy of the planet.

Edited by VicHockeyFan, 15 February 2018 - 07:35 AM.

<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#50 sdwright.vic

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:37 AM

I have been exposed to both systems... Have had no real issue on either side of the boarder to be honest.
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#51 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:37 AM

Also kids getting gunned down is absolutely the same thing as a 60 year old dying from heart disease because they stuffed their face with burgers all their life.

Yup no problem here

I’m just saying for all the US problems it’s the #1 country in the world that people want to emigrate too. Including Canadians, where 10x more Canadians are living in the US than the other way around.

We should not be all so smug. We have Tim Hortons and beer. That’s about it.

Edited by VicHockeyFan, 15 February 2018 - 07:40 AM.

<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#52 nagel

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:40 AM

People like it warm and not everyone can afford our ridiculous prices here in Victoria.  



#53 Cassidy

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:43 AM

The U.S. can be a great place, and Americans can be truly wonderful people.

If you can afford it, their healthcare is indeed the finest in the world ... by a long shot.

 

Underlying many of the comments about the U.S. (as can be expected) made by Canadians is the fact that, for all the cultural similarities we share ... we're ultimately chalk and cheese on many (but not all) important issues.

 

But standing in Times Square on a warm summer night, nobody can tell an American from a Canadian just by looking ... or even engaging in pleasant conversation.



#54 sdwright.vic

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:43 AM

So VHF... why don't you move there then?
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#55 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:45 AM

We let some deranged lunatic kill an unarmed soldier and then run around inside our House of Parliament with a gun as the leader of our entire country his in a closet. That’s how good we are at gun control.
<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#56 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:09 AM

So VHF... why don't you move there then?

 

Because I quite like it here.  But I'm simply pointing out that Canadians love to move to the US, and so do Mexicans.  Seems it's the want-to-be place on this continent.


<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#57 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:10 AM

I have been exposed to both systems... Have had no real issue on either side of the boarder to be honest.

https://www.topunive...al-schools-2017

 

Top 10 Medical Schools in the World
Based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
Rank
Name of Institution
Location
1
Harvard University
United States
2
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
3
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
4=
Johns Hopkins University
United States
4=
Stanford University
United States
6
Karolinska Institute
Sweden
7
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
United States
8
Yale University
United States
9
UCL (University College London)
United Kingdom
10
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
United States

Edited by VicHockeyFan, 15 February 2018 - 08:10 AM.

<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#58 nagel

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:20 AM

Somehow I doubt the black single moms living in Montgomery Alabama get the same care as the rich white guy in Berkeley. 


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#59 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:22 AM

Somehow I doubt the black single moms living in Montgomery Alabama get the same care as the rich white guy in Berkeley. 

 

And I never even came remotely close to saying they did.  I said MOST Americans have better healthcare than we do.

 

You recall when the very rich, famous white guy in Newoundland had to have specialized care?  Care that was certainly available for free to him in Canada?  He went to the US.

 

Locally here, both Gordie Dodd and Alex Campbell Senior sought US health treatment.


Edited by VicHockeyFan, 15 February 2018 - 08:30 AM.

<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#60 spanky123

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:36 AM

And I never even came remotely close to saying they did.  I said MOST Americans have better healthcare than we do.

 

You recall when the very rich, famous white guy in Newoundland had to have specialized care?  Care that was certainly available for free to him in Canada?  He went to the US.

 

Locally here, both Gordie Dodd and Alex Campbell Senior sought US health treatment.

 

I personally know of dozens of people in Victoria who have travelled to the US for health care. In fact ANYONE I know who is diagnosed with a serious condition would routinely go to a US specialist hospital or clinic to at least get a second opinion.

 

If Canada allowed a UK style system where doctors could spend a portion of their time working in the private care sector then much of that money would stay here and we would see a tidal wave of doctors moving back to Canada to work.


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