“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#92239 Oct 3, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I also would rather people call it by its name -- the Affordable Care Act. But when this is a success -- and it WILL be a huge success -- I love that hateful republicans who hate Obama will have his name attached to ACA forever. And it's their own fault.
I'm calling it Obamacare. Obama is proud of it and WANTS his name attached to it. And when it fails, or bankrupts the country, whichever comes first, and it WILL, Obama will have his name attached to it forever.

Since: Oct 12

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#92240 Oct 3, 2013
Stina2 wrote:
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I'll look again. I didn't see much of anything on Dell or hp
Excuse me, but that is a cool dog...is it a mix or specific breed?

Since: Jan 10

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#92241 Oct 3, 2013
Cute kid story!

Hazel (20 months) is a screamer. mostly, she doesn't have to talk b/c Rory (sister, just turned 3 and very very verbal) does it for her, so she points and screams. They're trying to fix this (it's ANNOYING, and thankfully, Katie and Matt agree!). So they've been trying to teach her to say "Oh, dear" instead of screaming. Then their day care provider called Katie at work to tell her she just heard Rory from the play room: "Hazel, I'm going to take this toy away from you, and instead of screaming, you say 'oh dear'." HA!!

Since: Jan 10

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#92242 Oct 3, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
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I'm calling it Obamacare. Obama is proud of it and WANTS his name attached to it. And when it fails, or bankrupts the country, whichever comes first, and it WILL, Obama will have his name attached to it forever.
It won't fail and it won't bankrupt anybody. It's a wonderful thing. So many people rushed to apply for affordable health insurance, computer systems and phone lines crashed.

That's a good sign.

Toj

“Equality”

Since: Jul 12

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#92243 Oct 3, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
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I'm calling it Obamacare. Obama is proud of it and WANTS his name attached to it. And when it fails, or bankrupts the country, whichever comes first, and it WILL, Obama will have his name attached to it forever.
Go google ranking of health care systems by country. We spend the most but we are down on the list.

Since: Jan 10

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#92244 Oct 3, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
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It's not. If an employer offers it, great. But they don't HAVE to. People can get their own insurance, there are many plans available. All Obamacare is gonna do is put them out of business.
Health insurance IS linked to employment for MOST PEOPLE.

And you can't get insurance on your own just because you want it. My friend called 30 different plans and was rejected by ALL of them. All she wanted to do was insure her husband, because she was pregnant and was going to quit working, so they needed health insurance. Every one of those plans told her, "We won't even talk about insuring you until 18 months after the baby is born." every one of those plans told her, "We won't even touch your husband until X months after the baby is born." Meaning, she couldn't even get insurance JUST FOR HER HUSBAND, not her and the child, because they wouldn't insure him simply because his wife was pregnant.

She was in tears at work. It was heartbreaking.

Since: Oct 12

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#92245 Oct 3, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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It won't fail and it won't bankrupt anybody. It's a wonderful thing. So many people rushed to apply for affordable health insurance, computer systems and phone lines crashed.
That's a good sign.
Yes, and we should have expected that, especially in the first weeks and around the transition dates....The biggest opposition must be the insurance companies, in kahoots with the Koch brothers, who own the teaparty House republicans.....Sound's like some lady freaked out in DC and got killed for it....

“Not a real reg”

Since: Jan 13

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#92246 Oct 3, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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It won't fail and it won't bankrupt anybody. It's a wonderful thing. So many people rushed to apply for affordable health insurance, computer systems and phone lines crashed.
That's a good sign.
Red, I just now read your medical post. I'm pulling for you and hope that all will be well.

“Not a real reg”

Since: Jan 13

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#92247 Oct 3, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>analogy
Processor is how smart you are. How fast you can think
Ram is how big the surface area on your desk is. The bigger, the more files you can open at once to work on.
Hard drive is your file cabinet. Bigger cabinet, more stuff you can store.
External hard drive is that file cabinet in the hall closet
thank you for this. I kind of knew but you really made it all understandable.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#92248 Oct 3, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
Sound's like some lady freaked out in DC and got killed for it....
Figured it wouldn't be long before some liberal blamed the implementation of Obamacare on this incident. Thanks for filling the part!

And no one was killed.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#92249 Oct 3, 2013
Toj wrote:
Go google ranking of health care systems by country. We spend the most but we are down on the list.
America has the best healthcare system in the WORLD! Why do you think Mexicans flock here? Why do you think Canadians flock here? Why do you think most doctors here are foreigners? All Obamacare is gonna do is DECREASE healthcare for Americans.

Time will tell. The negative effects will take a while to show. We'll see who's right, but I wouldn't break out the champagne just yet.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#92250 Oct 3, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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That's a good idea. I just put all the stuff I would never want to lose on my external, already ... for example, all the pics my wife has taken over the years are on that.
When you say "put", do you mean "move" or "copy"? Unless you have multiple copies, you're just as vulnerable to losing yhem as if they were only on the internal drive. Hardware fails. I've had both internal and external drives go belly up ( not at the same time thankfully)
Timmy

United States

#92251 Oct 3, 2013
Exactly how will the ACA put private insurers out of business? Don't you know that it is private insurers that are selling the plans under the ACA? Below is some text from an article that explains how you sign up. Read and learn (if only you could).

"The websites are designed to work like popular do-your-own-taxes software. They ask questions about income and family size and, based on the answers, lead a person through more questions until finally offering specific insurance options and prices.

Purchasers will select individual or family coverage sold by a private insurer. The exchange will calculate each person's premium based on the insurer's rate, offset by whatever federal subsidies the buyer is eligible to receive. The subsidy payments will be made directly to the insurer, and the consumer will be billed for the difference."
edogxxx wrote:
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It's not. If an employer offers it, great. But they don't HAVE to. People can get their own insurance, there are many plans available. All Obamacare is gonna do is put them out of business.
Dahgts

Albuquerque, NM

#92252 Oct 3, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>When you say "put", do you mean "move" or "copy"? Unless you have multiple copies, you're just as vulnerable to losing yhem as if they were only on the internal drive. Hardware fails. I've had both internal and external drives go belly up ( not at the same time thankfully)
Isn't it a good idea to also put pics on a micro card or flash drive? I feel more secure with that.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#92253 Oct 3, 2013
Dahgts wrote:
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Isn't it a good idea to also put pics on a micro card or flash drive? I feel more secure with that.
I have over 85gb of music, 45gb of music, 45gb of home video. Flash drives are not gonna be much use to me.

The main thing is to have multiple copies so that if something happens to one, you have a backup. Flash drive, external drive, online, wherever. You use whatever fits your need.

I take extra precautions.
If my computer hard drive dies, I go to my external drive backup. But if my house burns down, its all gone, so I have several online storage accounts(drop box, sky drive, google drive) and have all the important stuff backed up in the cloud too.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#92254 Oct 3, 2013
that should have been 85 gb of music, 45gb of *PHOTOS*, 45gb of home video.

Since: Oct 12

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#92255 Oct 3, 2013
dahgts wrote:
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Red, I just now read your medical post. I'm pulling for you and hope that all will be well.
One great feature of growing up in the Midwest, was the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota....that place really helped my grandmother, back when i was like 11....she had cobalt treatments there and lived another 36 years....

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#92256 Oct 3, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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2 gigs is a joke. Some of these companies prey on folks ... they throw in a fast processor so people think they are getting a beast of a machine, but then completely ruin it by throwing in only 2 GB of RAM. RAM is so cheap ... there is really no need to go that low and if folks knew the consequences they'd spring for the extra RAM.
Yeah 2 gigs IS a joke. I insist on 8. Apparently she's taking it back tomorrow and getting something better.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#92257 Oct 3, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
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I'm calling it Obamacare. Obama is proud of it and WANTS his name attached to it. And when it fails, or bankrupts the country, whichever comes first, and it WILL, Obama will have his name attached to it forever.
Yup still a clueless freaking idiot.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#92258 Oct 3, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
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America has the best healthcare system in the WORLD! Why do you think Mexicans flock here? Why do you think Canadians flock here? Why do you think most doctors here are foreigners? All Obamacare is gonna do is DECREASE healthcare for Americans.
Time will tell. The negative effects will take a while to show. We'll see who's right, but I wouldn't break out the champagne just yet.
You're stupid.

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