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PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#970570 Aug 26, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
This was also in that email.
Today, I went to the doctor for my monthly B12 shot that I have been getting for a number of years. The nurse came and got me, got out the needle filled and ready to go then looked at the computer and got very quiet and asked if I was prepared to pay for it. I said no that my insurance takes care of it. She said that Medicare had turned it down and went to talk to my Dr. about it. 15 minutes later she came back and said, she was sorry but they had tried every thing they could but Medicare is beginning to turn many things down for seniors because of the projected ObamaCare coming in. She was brushing at tears and said, "Some day they too will get old" I am so very sorry!!"
Any thoughts from anyone?
Sure Carol, my thought is that you made this story up out of whole cloth.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#970571 Aug 26, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
You claimed to be a Buddhist while I have never claimed to be a Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Holy Man or Used Car Salesman.
It has long been my experience that those who loudly claim to adhere to a certain philosophy or religion are but half-empty bottles - they make the most noise.
As it is written, you will know them by their works.
And certainly not by their braying in public.
that has been my experience also.

something you encounter quite often in the Bible Belt.

and was i making noise about being a Buddhist? i thought i was just pointing out Christian hypocrisy.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#970572 Aug 26, 2013
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) on Sunday said Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) "doesn't know anything about healthcare" and questioned his suitability for higher office.

"Ted Cruz may be a very good politician, but he certainly does not know anything about health care," Dean said on CNN's "State of the Union."

The former governor called Cruz's plan for cross-state health insurance purchasing a "terrible idea," saying he wouldn't want Texas' insurance policies affecting Vermont's universal health care.

"So, these are crazy ideas from the far right," Dean said. "He's a slick spokesman and God help us if he ever does get to be anything more than the senator from Texas."

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/h...

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#970573 Aug 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
2010 murders.....
whites - 4,261
blacks - 4,209
http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in...
rape...
whites - 10,178
blacks - 4,925
ok black folks, lock up you daughters when whitey is roaming free. just don't lock them up in a school. if you do rape will be the least of their problems when whitey shows up.
The United States ranks third in the world for gun violence.
If the cities of Chicago, New York, Washington and New Orleans were removed from the calculation, the United States would be the 4th best country in the world with regard to gun violence.

Why is that?
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#970574 Aug 26, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
This was also in that email.
Today, I went to the doctor for my monthly B12 shot that I have been getting for a number of years. The nurse came and got me, got out the needle filled and ready to go then looked at the computer and got very quiet and asked if I was prepared to pay for it. I said no that my insurance takes care of it. She said that Medicare had turned it down and went to talk to my Dr. about it. 15 minutes later she came back and said, she was sorry but they had tried every thing they could but Medicare is beginning to turn many things down for seniors because of the projected ObamaCare coming in. She was brushing at tears and said, "Some day they too will get old" I am so very sorry!!"
Any thoughts from anyone?
Okay maybe you didn't make up that story, I miss read your post. My bad. But who ever posted that lied but you're willing to buy into it because it fits your preconceived notions.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#970575 Aug 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) on Sunday said Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) "doesn't know anything about healthcare" and questioned his suitability for higher office.
"Ted Cruz may be a very good politician, but he certainly does not know anything about health care," Dean said on CNN's "State of the Union."
The former governor called Cruz's plan for cross-state health insurance purchasing a "terrible idea," saying he wouldn't want Texas' insurance policies affecting Vermont's universal health care.
"So, these are crazy ideas from the far right," Dean said. "He's a slick spokesman and God help us if he ever does get to be anything more than the senator from Texas."
http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/h...
Isn't Howard Dean the same person who was on MSNBC the night of the election for Senator to fill Ted Kennedy's vacant seat, and he blamed George Bush for Coakeley's loss?

Can you quote anyone who isn't a nut?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#970576 Aug 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
you've got nothing.
and thank god for level headed black woman who talk white shooters out of killing white children. wouldn't want that 84% white on white murder stat to get any higher.
The United States ranks third in the world for gun violence.
If the cities of Chicago, New York, Washington and New Orleans were removed from the calculation, the United States would be the 4th best country in the world with regard to gun violence.

Why is that?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#970577 Aug 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
that has been my experience also.
something you encounter quite often in the Bible Belt.
and was i making noise about being a Buddhist? i thought i was just pointing out Christian hypocrisy.
You're a goddam Islamist jihadist dupe, moron... and a communist dupe.
It would drive any normal person insane to be a dupe for both of those ideologies.

How's that investigation into the unconstitutional activities of Obama's NSA going?
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#970578 Aug 26, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
It was a story sent to me in my email. Don't know who the woman in the story is. Probably a story being passed along.
But apparently this happened to someone and probably is beginning to happen to a lot of others in their 70s.
The next step, of course, is the Obama control freaks forcing doctors to take Medicare patients or pay a fine.
Gotta control the people, ya' know.
Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Wrong Carol, it didn't happen to anyone it's just another one of the chain emails sent out by right wingers because they know fools like you will buy into it.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#970579 Aug 26, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
The United States ranks third in the world for gun violence.
If the cities of Chicago, New York, Washington and New Orleans were removed from the calculation, the United States would be the 4th best country in the world with regard to gun violence.
Why is that?
Lane shooting....

I am deeply angry about this because of the callous attitude of the three teenagers,” said Tim Fischer, a former deputy prime minister, in an interview with Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper,“[But] it’s a sign of the proliferation of guns on the ground in the U.S.A. There is a gun for almost every American.”

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08...

John Howard, who served as prime minister of Australia from 1996 to 2007, is no one’s idea of a lefty. He was one of George W. Bush’s closest allies, enthusiastically backing the Iraq intervention, and took a hard line domestically against increased immigration and union organizing (pdf).

But one of Howard’s other lasting legacies is Australia’s gun control regime, first passed in 1996 in response to a massacre in Tasmania that left 35 dead. The law banned semiautomatic and automatic rifles and shotguns. It also instituted a mandatory buy-back program for newly banned weapons.

On Wednesday, Howard took to the Melbourne daily the Age to call on the United States, in light of the Aurora, Colo., massacre, to follow in Australia’s footsteps.“There are many American traits which we Australians could well emulate to our great benefit,” he concluded.“But when it comes to guns, we have been right to take a radically different path.”

So what have the Australian laws actually done for homicide and suicide rates? Howard cites a study (pdf) by Andrew Leigh of Australian National University and Christine Neill of Wilfrid Laurier University finding that the firearm homicide rate fell by 59 percent, and the firearm suicide rate fell by 65 percent, in the decade after the law was introduced, without a parallel increase in non-firearm homicides and suicides. That provides strong circumstantial evidence for the law’s effectiveness.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/...

so you tell me what the problem is. does that make it obvious enough even for you?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#970580 Aug 26, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
You're a goddam Islamist jihadist dupe, moron... and a communist dupe.
It would drive any normal person insane to be a dupe for both of those ideologies.
How's that investigation into the unconstitutional activities of Obama's NSA going?
investigation?

which one? the right wing farce or the real one?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#970581 Aug 26, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Isn't Howard Dean the same person who was on MSNBC the night of the election for Senator to fill Ted Kennedy's vacant seat, and he blamed George Bush for Coakeley's loss?
Can you quote anyone who isn't a nut?
oh good lord.

can you quote anyone beyond yourself Mr. Topix nutjob?

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#970582 Aug 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text> lol! I hope she runs for president! I sure don't see cons saying that.
Cons must REALLY hate her!
I wouldn't vote the Park Ridge POS, for dogcatcher. All you should do is listen to her talk to her underlings. If she was anywhere near me and talked as she does, a backhand across her mouth, as I walked away, she would never see it coming.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#970583 Aug 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! She's an idiot son. And since you're a follower of hers, that makes you a bigger idiot!

I love this comedy channel!
In the mean time unemployment rise to 9% and you Liberals still hating Sarah Palin who created 10,000 jobs in Alaska.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#970584 Aug 26, 2013
After six budget showdowns, big government is mostly unchanged

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/after-...

pretty effective that Tea Party is.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#970585 Aug 26, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
The United States ranks third in the world for gun violence.
If the cities of Chicago, New York, Washington and New Orleans were removed from the calculation, the United States would be the 4th best country in the world with regard to gun violence.
Why is that?
If you look at homicides by gun per 100,000 population, then the US ranks mid range.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#970586 Aug 26, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
Syria...
What is happening in Syria is not civil war. It is Suni Wahhabist trying to take control of the government and replace the Iranian Shi'ite influence. It's nothing more than the usual Suni-Shi'ite bullshit.
Who are the "rebels" in Syria?
Al Qaeda.
Who are the "extablishment" in Syria?
Iranian dupes.
Russia will send their most advanced anti ship missiles to Syria.
This will be just one more time the Russians prove Obama is Putin's bitch.
Now, why would Obama get sailors killed backing Al Qaeda in their attempt to take control of Syria?
It's a no-win situation. Any way it turns out, the government of Syria will be an enemy of the United States.
Besides, why the fuck are we helping Al Qaeda? We should be helping the Syrian government kill them.
Kind of (WTH we doing in) LIBYA? Just more...

Foreign Policy Failure!
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#970587 Aug 26, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> McDonald's comes to mind. Burger King? Let's see, Olive Garden just built a new restaurant around here. Waiters and waitresses don't even get minimum wage without tips! You were saying?
That should be illegal! Should've been illegal a long time ago! Minimum wage should apply to those types jobs as well!

Having to pack food to all kinds of mouth breathers daily..and listen to them whine and stuff lol.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#970588 Aug 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
After six budget showdowns, big government is mostly unchanged
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/after-...
pretty effective that Tea Party is.
That's like comparing three or four dimaond chips amongst piles of lumps of coal.

TEA forever lol.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#970589 Aug 26, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Rationalize it all you want Carol but when George W. Bush was elected those on both sides of the aisle were willing to give him the benefit of the doubt and work with him. Democrats didn't gather on the night of his inauguration and take a blood oath to block anything he proposed like the Republicans did at the Caucus Room. No Democrat from the Senate declared that their primary goal was to make him a one term president. No one burned a white church to the ground on the night he was elected as happened to a black church in Springfield Massachusetts the night Obama won.
No Carol, right from the beginning people like you were willing to buy into the innuendoes and asinine conspiracy theories simply because he was the black guy with a funny name. Slice it any way you want but that spells racism.
No it doesn't-it just spelled a continuation of the toxic poisons of an O'bloviated O'Kennedies libuhrulTic type policies, and the plague spread of social programs of the entitleMentally warped types and the socioILLogical diseases of delusions resulting from the same.

(and How many churches burned in Egypt last week, due to anarachy and ineptness????)

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