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|Subject: Re: t.Retirement won't happen for me||Date: 8/18/2006 12:56 AM|
|Author: gubydala||Number: 53219 of 76418|
> Many, many people are desperate for just basic healthcare coverage. I
> get very annoyed when I hear congress spending hours talking about
> whether they should outlaw flag burning. Let's get to some serious
> issues that affect real people.
I'll second that. I'm also a single woman in her 50s who has had some health problems. But I don't have kids and I'm lucky enough to work in a field where I can get reasonable group health coverage. A few years back I went through a couple of major surgeries and spent 9 months in a wheelchair or on crutches over a 2-year period. With my boss's support I was able to "phone in" my job during most of my recovery and my parents were willing to help with care while I recovered. Otherwise I would have been bankrupt.
You're just annoyed with our government? I'm furious. And not just over flag burning.
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