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LCN Llin

United States

#956568 Jul 29, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Condi Rice claimed bushie boy had them at battle stations in August 2001.
For a person who claims to put the blame where it belongs, you sure try your hardest to put it somewhere else.
And history doesn't lie.
Neo cons wanted war and made up the reasons?
4000 dead not 4 as in fox Benghazi faux scandal
LCN Llin

United States

#956569 Jul 29, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Another thing, Remember Social Security Act of 1935 was legistlated and is a US Federal Law and not a US Constitutional Amendment or Right to Welfare protected by the US Constitution which the Pseudo Liberal Democrats confuse intentionally which no where in the US Constitution does it says Social Security is a Right and which for that you would need an Amendment to the US Constitution so either way the Pseudo Liberal Democrat can reduce or eliminate or make Changes to Social Security as they want just as Obama is promoting & pushing for in his 2014 budget by linking Social Security to the CPI(consumer price index) which right now Social Security benefits would be cut drastically which means reduced and you are going to say obama cant do it you better wake up.
Seniors would see smaller Social Security checks under Obama budget
By Tami Luhby
April 10, 2013: 4:50 PM ET
http://money.cn l
Republicans against the American People.
Why do you hate America?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#956570 Jul 29, 2013
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Carol is not suggesting anything of the kind. It's all in your head.
Lowering health care costs which is still the pink elephant in the room that everyone is squeezing around and pretending not to see would make insurance much more affordable.
Most Americans don't mind paying a little more for those who are truly needy. Safety nets are always going to be in place.
But a heck of a lot more people could afford health insurance IF it was more affordable.
Part of the cost is the processing of penny-ante claims for office visits, costs incurred by clerks in the doctor's office and clerks at the insurance company or government. Carry a larger deductible, eliminate small claims, and costs might be significantly reduced.

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Orlando, FL

#956572 Jul 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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What gives you the idea that homes are exempt from bankruptcy proceedings?
Or that all retirement accounts are exempt?
You people still fail to understand the difference between medical insurance and pre-paid medical care. Most people have the latter, not insurance.
Hospitals and clinics are ripping off insurance companies and patients left and right and getting away with it driving up the cost of insurance and health care. And no one is even paying attention.

We're too busy trying to make it even easier for them.

Obamacare is like killing a fly with a cannon ball. It might kill the fly but creates a lot of unnecessary damage in the process.

A flyswatter aimed at the health care profession will do the job.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#956573 Jul 29, 2013
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It’s no secret that hospital bills in the U.S.—especially ones from the E.R.— can often hit astronomical proportions.
According to a recent cost study conducted by researchers at Stanford University, the University of Minnesota, the University of California, San Francisco and the Ecologic Institute, the median charge for an emergency room trip in the U.S. comes in at $1,233. The researchers found that the treatment price for a headache could be as high as $17,797. As for a sprained ankle, it could set someone back $24,110!
Watch out for that pink elephant. You might get squished.
Why would anyone go to an emergency room for a headache or a sprained ankle?

Take two aspirin and call your doctor in the morning.

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#956574 Jul 29, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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Republicans against the American People.
Why do you hate America?
I am a Democrat not a Pseudo Liberal Democrat and the ones that are against the American People & You can explain why the Pseudo Liberal Democrats Hate America and why the Pseudo Liberals Democrats hate the princples that America was founded on.

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LCN Llin

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#956575 Jul 29, 2013
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House GOP Defunds ACORN Yet Again, Even Though ACORN Does Not Exist
Conservative political groups targeted ACORN for years, accusing the anti-poverty group, which typically backed liberal policies aiding the poor, of broad voter fraud conspiracies that were ultimately never substantiated. But in the fall of 2009, conservative videographer James O'Keefe released selectively edited videos that appeared to show ACORN employees offering advice on tax avoidance related to prostitution and child smuggling. Independent investigations by the California attorney general, the Massachusetts attorney general and the Brooklyn, N.Y., district attorney would later clear ACORN of criminal wrongdoing, and an investigation by the Government Accountability Office would clear the group of charges that it mishandled federal funds.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/29/hous...
President George Bush did not go the the GOP 2012 convention nor did his father President G H W Bush.
Both Presidents Bush manage to meet with President Obama.
Tea party Pains?:-)

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LCN Llin

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#956576 Jul 29, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Which means lowering the costs of health care.
The spotlight should be directly on the health profession itself. They've become bandits getting away with highway robbery.
Unless and until we all confess we see the pink elephant, we're going to keep chasing our tails in trying to fix the health care problem.
And hospitals and clinics are laughing all the way to the bank.
You see Pink Elephants?

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#956577 Jul 29, 2013
Detroit Looks to Health Law to Ease Costs

By MONICA DAVEY and ABBY GOODNOUGH

Published: July 28, 2013 620 Comments

As Detroit enters the federal bankruptcy process, the city is proposing a controversial plan for paring some of the $5.7 billion it owes in retiree health costs: pushing many of those too young to qualify for Medicare out of city-run coverage and into the new insurance markets that will soon be operating under the Obama health care law.

Officials say the plan would be part of a broader effort to save Detroit tens of millions of dollars in health costs each year, a major element in a restructuring package that must be approved by a bankruptcy judge. It is being watched closely by municipal leaders around the nation, many of whom complain of mounting, unsustainable prices for the health care promised to retired city workers.

Similar proposals that could shift public sector retirees into the new insurance markets, called exchanges, are already being planned or contemplated in places like Chicago; Sheboygan County, Wis.; and Stockton, Calif. While large employers that eliminate health benefits for full-time workers can be penalized under the health care law, retirees are a different matter.

“There’s fear and panic about what this means,” said Michael Underwood, 62, who retired from the Chicago Police Department after 30 years and has diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Underwood, who says he began working for the city when employees did not pay into future Medicare coverage, is part of a group suing Chicago over its plan to phase many retirees out of city coverage during the next three and a half years.“I was promised health care for myself and my wife for life,” he said.

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#956578 Jul 29, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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Neo cons wanted war and made up the reasons?
4000 dead not 4 as in fox Benghazi faux scandal
Neo Cons are Former Pseudo Liberals too and no different than the Modern Pseudo Liberals that identify themselves as Liberals.

Many older neocons had been liberals in their youth and admired President Franklin D. Roosevelt, while younger neocons are more economically conservative than Roosevelt but like to downplay the social issues.

http://conservapedia.com/Neoconservatism

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John Galt

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#956579 Jul 29, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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President George Bush did not go the the GOP 2012 convention nor did his father President G H W Bush.
Both Presidents Bush manage to meet with President Obama.
Tea party Pains?:-)
Retirees should understand their role and avoid interfering.

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LCN Llin

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#956580 Jul 29, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>I am a Democrat not a Pseudo Liberal Democrat and the ones that are against the American People & You can explain why the Pseudo Liberal Democrats Hate America and why the Pseudo Liberals Democrats hate the princples that America was founded on.
Who cares?

You seem to hate USA unless posting from Iran?

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LCN Llin

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#956581 Jul 29, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! You must be hungry again
LOL
they have no answers just worn out fox talking points

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#956582 Jul 29, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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Who cares?
You seem to hate USA unless posting from Iran?
that would be you and your kind posting from Iran and you are right your kind does not care.

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John Galt

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#956583 Jul 29, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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That may be the first time you've made sense.
I checked all the clocks in the house, they're still running so everything's fine here.
An "outside-the-box" idea for redevelopment of Detroit.

http://birmingham.patch.com/groups/editors-pi...

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LCN Llin

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#956584 Jul 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Retirees should understand their role and avoid interfering.
They are supporting the President not the tea party
LOL

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#956585 Jul 29, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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Neo cons wanted war and made up the reasons?
4000 dead not 4 as in fox Benghazi faux scandal
they can't seem to get past past that fact. By their math, 4000+ dead is nothing compared to 4

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John Galt

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#956586 Jul 29, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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They are supporting the President not the tea party
LOL
Horsecrap

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#956587 Jul 29, 2013
endeavor wrote:
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Stinky, Depends fouling geezers like you are rarely thought of as funny, Fartsack. So can the LOL's.
here boy, here boy! Dinner is ready!

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John Galt

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#956588 Jul 29, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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They are supporting the President not the tea party
LOL
Every President in recent memory has taken responsibility for his actions....except for Obama, who blames Bush for all his personal failures.

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