Maybe that's why they ain't buyin' it, Nanci. You just need to step your game up to a more substantive bribe based on instant gratification. Worked for Dubya and his good buddy accomplice in the White House now...Stimulus Package, anyone? False promises of something in the future are not nearly as convincing or palpable as a few measily bucks or trinkets at point-of-sale. Helps if it's shiny, too. Oh BTW, Steve Browne's done an excellent work showing what to expect when your doctor's a FULSOB government bureaucrat.