[ RadSafe ] Obama to name Reid ally as NRC chairman--"ACommissioner's Perspective on Nuclear Regulation"

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Sat May 16 02:47:13 CDT 2009

There is no such thing as "free" medical care, of course.  If not paid for 
by the consumer when he is served, it is paid for by taxes.  I can accept 
trade-offs as long as they are not merely bargaining chips.  Everyone 
should share in benefits and risks, especially under the circumstances you 

Steven Dapra

At 01:25 AM 5/16/09 +0000, you wrote:
>I meant that "socialized medicine" shouldn't mean free medical care with 
>no reasonable trade off, such as the occasional NPP or waste site,   which 
>also provide a "social" benefit. In my opinion, if we want to share in 
>social benefits, we should share in social risks, especially where those 
>theoretical "risks" may, in fact, provide a net social benefit.

>Barbara ------

>Original Message------ From: Steven Dapra Sender: 
>radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl To: radsafe at radlab.nl Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] 
>Obama to name Reid ally as NRC chairman--"ACommissioner's Perspective on 
>Nuclear Regulation" Sent: May 15, 2009 5:10 PM May 15 I meant that the 
>anti-nuclear and anti-Yucca Mountain elements would never accept power 
>reactors and YM in exchange for getting socialized medicine. Although . . 
>. I'm not certain what you mean, Barbara, by a "productive way". Steven Dapra

>At 11:53 PM 5/15/09 +0000, blhamrick at aol.com wrote: >I think it would 
>simply redefine socialized medicine in a productive way. > >My personal 
>thoughts only. > >Barbara L. Hamrick, JD, CHP >

>------Original Message------ >From: Steven Dapra >Sender: 
>radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl >To: radsafe at radlab.nl >Subject: RE: [ RadSafe ] 
>Obama to name Reid ally as NRC chairman >--"ACommissioner's Perspective on 
>Nuclear Regulation" >Sent: May 15, 2009 4:26 PM > >Your idea would 
>permanently derail socialized medicine. > >Steven Dapra > > >

>At 01:08 PM 5/15/09 -0400, McClung, Danny wrote: > >"If we ask for the 
>public's approval on everything, what will we ever > >accomplish"? Danny 
>McClung, 2009 > > > >Perhaps we could negotiate:  free healthcare for the 
>masses in return > >for new power plants and Yucca Mountain? > >


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