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Comment: Re: When I hear "I work 60 hours a week"... (Score 1) 717

by richieb (#46260179) Attached to: Your 60-Hour Work Week Is Not a Badge of Honor

There is a reason for this. If you live rural, there is no backup. It comes down to your ability to handle doing surgery at 3 am effectively even though you haven't been home yet. Sure, you aren't as good as when fresh.

Perhaps the problem is that there is no backup. There should be more than one doctor available. We are just not willing to pay for it.

Working 90 hours a week is work hoarding. There are other people who could be doing this work and most likely better...

Comment: Re:Liberal strategy (Score 1) 1144

by richieb (#45060679) Attached to: Slashdot Asks: How Does the US Gov't Budget Crunch Affect You?
The historical record shows that not a single Republican voted for this particular piece of legislative madness.

So what! At the time Republicans were a minority in Congress, so ACA was passed fair and square. Like there were no bills passed with only Republican votes in the past...

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