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  •  My view on alternative and complementary stuff (2+ / 0-)
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    GayHillbilly, R30A

    is that most of is fine if used by an adult in addition to scientific medicine, but shouldn't be funded by taxpayers or treated as an alternative to actual medicine, and that most of it is useless or very limited bar placebo effects.

    And while I may disagree with Tom Harkin on this issue, that doesn't change the fact that on most issues he was right and did an excellent job.

    British guy with a big interest in US politics; -1.88, -4.05. A liberal, a moderate and a conservative walk into a bar. The bartender says "Hey Mitt".

    by General Goose on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 09:53:47 AM PST

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    •  I'm curious GG--does the British system pay for (0+ / 0-)

      "alternative stuff"?  Not that it's any of my business.  Just curious.  :-)

      Mollie

      “If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilson

      by musiccitymollie on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 07:30:56 PM PST

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      •  It does. Much to my annoyance. (0+ / 0-)

        British guy with a big interest in US politics; -1.88, -4.05. A liberal, a moderate and a conservative walk into a bar. The bartender says "Hey Mitt".

        by General Goose on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 05:37:00 AM PST

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