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  1. Medicare pays 80%. People buy supplementals to...

    Medicare pays 80%. People buy supplementals to cover the other 20%.

    You can buy prescription drug separate, and you can get Medicare Advantage which is private insurance paid with the Medicare...
  2. GDP in 2018 was $20 Trillion. 18% of that is $3.6...

    GDP in 2018 was $20 Trillion. 18% of that is $3.6 trillion, which is the number often cited as the total health care spending in the US.

    Federal revenues are the taxes collected by the Treasury....
  3. Federal tax revenues from Individual income...

    Federal tax revenues from Individual income taxes, Corporate income taxes, and Payroll taxes- total FY2018 was $3.7 Trillion.

    Across the board 18% increase would net an additional $677 Billion....
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    I had a BP slotting head on my Exacto. Hated that...

    I had a BP slotting head on my Exacto. Hated that thing, lol. Bam!Bam!Bam!. All day long.

    Told a friend, "I'm all pissed off and I don't know why!"

    End of the day, the skin would be raw on my...
  5. I don't know the averages, but I do recall...

    I don't know the averages, but I do recall reading that an OB/GYN in Florida pays about $100K/year.

    If she sees patients 40 hours a week (basically impossible), that would still be $50/hr just in...
  6. That sounded cheap to me. The guy I used to rent...

    That sounded cheap to me. The guy I used to rent shop space to went down on his bike and broke a wrist.

    Bill was $15K.

    Agree it's too expensive- I don't have the answer, but I'm smart enough to...
  7. I'd take that deal too. There were 44 million...

    I'd take that deal too.

    There were 44 million Medicare beneficiaries in 2018. The annual cost was $582 Billion. By 2030 that population rises to 79 Million. The Medicare tax is 2.9% of all...
  8. I had a guy come in once and interrupt me that...

    I had a guy come in once and interrupt me that way.

    10 minute job, I said "sure, but before I stop what I'm doing, be aware I have a $60 minimum".

    Brit. Called me a wanker and stomped out, lol.
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    One on my local CL, but the guy is awful proud of...

    One on my local CL, but the guy is awful proud of his stuff.

    Rare Bridgeport Milling Cherry Head - tools - by owner - sale
  10. I get a lot of walk-ins. I also lock the door...

    I get a lot of walk-ins. I also lock the door when I don't want to be interrupted, and always at night.

    Had a guy wander in one day and ask me to break into "his" car for him. Yeah, right...
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    Much larger cross sections than what you are...

    Much larger cross sections than what you are working with. Our stuff went up to about 8" in diameter and 60" long, sometimes longer,

    You mentioned .25 wall, but not the diameter.

    If it's not...
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    Depends on the furnaces too. We never shut ours...

    Depends on the furnaces too. We never shut ours down.

    The temp is going to fall when the door opens. We held the basket in the vestibule to preheat it, then transfer into the furnace. Start timing...
  13. Thread: Recession?

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    It was true- it's just actuarial accounting. The...

    It was true- it's just actuarial accounting. The crisis was averted- in 1986, Reagan and the Congress passed the FICA reforms that put SS back into 75 year actuarial balance. Retirement age was...
  14. Haha, A buddy of mine once told me his doctor...

    Haha, A buddy of mine once told me his doctor checked out his brain and "didn't find anything".

    I said "I could have told them that". :D
  15. Damn TR, take care. Don't do what I always do-...

    Damn TR, take care.

    Don't do what I always do- start feeling better, then overdo it and land right back in bed...
  16. X3, my backup compressor is the same one, sold as...

    X3, my backup compressor is the same one, sold as a Speedaire also.

    Still going strong after who knows how many years. Run it till it dies.
  17. I always search the ANSI numbers- WNMG432. I can...

    I always search the ANSI numbers- WNMG432. I can never remember what the ISO number is supposed to be.

    I like having both numbers in the description though- it makes it a lot easier to cross check.
  18. Thread: Recession?

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    Right. Or maybe just forget the mortgage and call...

    Right. Or maybe just forget the mortgage and call it a credit card, since the debt is unsecured, and just rolls over and never gets paid off.
    We know where it ends for most countries- Greece, etc....
  19. Thread: Recession?

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    No, it's like you have an income of 100K, and...

    No, it's like you have an income of 100K, and have a mortgage for 64K on your house.

    Debt and deficit are 2 different things. The US is running about 4% deficit, so in your analogy you would be...
  20. Thread: Cnc brainfart

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    Wow, looks like you dodged a bullet there.

    Wow, looks like you dodged a bullet there.
  21. Yes, I believe that's exactly what it is. You...

    Yes, I believe that's exactly what it is.

    You have feelings of inferiority relative to the US, and it gives you some kind of emotional relief to attack the perceived source of your unhappiness.
    ...
  22. No, it is not a "silly" argument, and it is not...

    No, it is not a "silly" argument, and it is not based on inflated numbers. It is the estimate based on Medicare costs, extended to the entire population. Estimates have been done by CMS. the CBO, and...
  23. Sure, we'd all take that deal. Only problem...

    Sure, we'd all take that deal.

    Only problem is, 10% doesn't even get close. Doubling your taxes wouldn't even cover it.

    "Medicare For All" has a $5.2 Trillion/Year price tag. The Federal Gov't...
  24. Maybe I am misunderstanding this. I hear people...

    Maybe I am misunderstanding this. I hear people on this thread talk about paying income taxes on their insurance premiums.

    Medical insurance is an "above the line" deduction if you are...
  25. If you had coverage last year, you have 60 days...

    If you had coverage last year, you have 60 days grace.

    If your insurance expired December 31, you can sign up under the special enrollment rules until the end of February and still receive the...
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