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TV MAN

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#86
Jan 5, 2012
 
knew prior to election wrote:
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Well if it isn't the TV Man!
I was hoping you would re surface.
I vividly remember to posting a blog in 2009 praising Obama and his spending Billion (which is now trillions) of dollars to stimulate the economy. I remember you said how it was the necessary thing to bring the economy back.
I also vividly remember you ending your blog with the words "TV MAN is doing good and the money is rolling in".
Well TV MAN; hows that hope and change working out for ya?
Thanks for asking. TV MAN is still doing good, the money still rolls in, however at 62 I've had my first issue with health. It's never been about "if", only "when". If anyone unserstands an MD should. The good news, all the great help I got. All those doctors new they'll get paid. I think it was a blessing in disguise. I've been a little to "RAM-Bunk-Shus" in my old age. This is cause to slow down and smell the roses. So I must confess the hope and change is working well.
TV MAN

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#87
Jan 5, 2012
 
Correction: All those Doctors knew they'll get paid.
TRUTH

Colonial Heights, VA

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#88
Jan 6, 2012
 
I have never voted in my life and think this will be the first in my 60 years. I spent last summer at the VA hospital on a face job and the operating room staff the recovery room staff were the absolute best. I cannot have enough praise for the Good Doctor there with the Knife, So young, and so smart. I never thought they made them so young and smart.
I once seen a young man waiting by the elevator and thought he was some boy visiting his father or something, looked at a nameplate on his self, MD. I almost fell over. My personal Doc too, 10 years younger than me, the best of the lot. This country has a lot to offer, if you have something to offer. I noted also the dirt-bags on the street whereupon my tax dollars roll. It is depolrable that there is no where for them to while away their hours at something constructive, like a job. When I lived in communist Poland, there was a book written by Marx and Engels, known as the communist manifesto, required reading, and in theory, it was OK. Nothing to crow about, but, it had a place for everyone and everyone in their place. Not to say the dirt-bag out in the street begging for work, and when offered told to just give him money. I do not think in the society I remember as a child, this would have worked for him, but, there he was, smoking a cigarette, in an army jacket, comfortable with a cup of coffee, jaw-jacking with another of his sort.
The same in the prison system, the prisoner cries out for his rights because, "He is under our care now". I remember in Vietnam, when you were incarcerated, you worked like a stinking dog and they gave you a piece of Benig-Benig to lay on and that was it, if the slop they gave you did not appeal to you, you went hungry. The Prisoners in this system have more rights than the freeman. He has the Warden and we have the banker. I think the banker is the more ruthless of the two. The prisoner screams for his medications because he overslept the pill line, and, if you do not get the med for him, then you have trouble from him.
It does not seem that inhumane for me to think that this sort of prisoner could be doing his fair share, except that Big Business has taken over the Health Care System in the prisons and made them profitable off of the backs of the tax paying shrinking middle class. It seems there are a-lot of hands that could be working in there instead of causing trouble for an already troubled health and security system. Our President, of course, he will be re-elected. The incumbent usually is and then we will have our snoot full. Wasn't four years enough. I just might go cast my one insignificant vote this time around. I was drafted, had no say. I was born into a ghetto, had no say. I was raised by an autocratic father and a loving German mother, fantastic. The work ethic was put into me with a leather strap. Still have the ethic, although the father, God rest his soul, whereupon, I did not realize what a great man he was, to raise 4 boys in a 1400 square foot house, all hard workers and stalwart. Then work in the Correctional system running one of their medical units and find it amazing that the incarcerated can come up with such inordinate demands. These are the times I wish that there would have been an engineering school instead of a nursing school in the vicinity. But, at this age, I can make no more change to the system.
There was the time when I worked, as a young brown belt, in an adolescent correctional system and no one ever got hurt with me in charge. meaning the female co-workers who could not defend themselves against the caged animals clothed in human garb. Now, I just keep my big mouth shut and my back to the wall.
Praise be to the next President who will have the guts to see change made. When my parents were sold to the Germans from Poland during their era, they thought change was on the horizon. Vote? maybe, Change, I doubt it. Old? getting there fast, Friends?? none. Hurt? Yes. Hungry and cold?? sometimes. TV Man great, yes
TV MAN

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#89
Jan 6, 2012
 
Hey Truth, went to the Doctor today, and the heart has shrunk to a smaller size. That's great news. The ejection rate is still weak, however the doctor said it will take at least three months to come back. All the congestion is gone and clear. All my vital signs are perfect. They'll do a cath on the 18th. The Doc's gut feeling is I don't have any blockage. If that's true they'll shock my heart back into rythum. I told them to fix it at a 4/4 time for rock and roll. What do you think? LOL.
TRUTH

Colonial Heights, VA

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#90
Jan 7, 2012
 
That is great news, now for the hard part, eat right, if you are not already, all the fast foods, more than once a month are poison. throw out the salt and use pepper instead. if you need salt try to get potassium chloride, which is an inter-cellular cation, and ditch the sodium chloride which is the extracellular cation, a precursor to high blood pressure, if you are a bit heavy in the middle, trim it down, if not excellent, walk, no need to run. walk with a big stick, always comes in handy. no more than two drinks or two cigs a day and you ought to beat the hundred mark, You are great and I appreciate you and what is going on with you semper fi
TV MAN

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#91
Jan 7, 2012
 
TRUTH wrote:
That is great news, now for the hard part, eat right, if you are not already, all the fast foods, more than once a month are poison. throw out the salt and use pepper instead. if you need salt try to get potassium chloride, which is an inter-cellular cation, and ditch the sodium chloride which is the extracellular cation, a precursor to high blood pressure, if you are a bit heavy in the middle, trim it down, if not excellent, walk, no need to run. walk with a big stick, always comes in handy. no more than two drinks or two cigs a day and you ought to beat the hundred mark, You are great and I appreciate you and what is going on with you semper fi
Thanks for the advice. I'm doing exactly what you've asked. No salt at all. I'm 6/4 and weigh 194 pounds. Skinny. No smoking at all. No drinking at all. I'm taking a potassium pill. I need my heart to have a better then 35% ejection rate in 90 days. I'm walking and feeling good. The doc said i'm making progress. Thanks Truth for your experence and knowledge. I owe you a beer.
TV MAN

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#92
Jan 7, 2012
 
One more thing for Truth:

No FASTFOOD for sure.
TRUTH

Colonial Heights, VA

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#93
Jan 7, 2012
 
excellent, now, that your praying knees do not go weak, then you are in perfect shape. IT IS A GOOD THING TO WATCH OUT FOR THE MATERIAL, AND THE SPIRITUAL
TV MAN

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#94
Jan 8, 2012
 
TRUTH wrote:
excellent, now, that your praying knees do not go weak, then you are in perfect shape. IT IS A GOOD THING TO WATCH OUT FOR THE MATERIAL, AND THE SPIRITUAL
Praying is important to me, I hear what you're saying. I'm throwing in a pitch for you and your job. You deserve it. Thanks again Truth.
TRUTH

Colonial Heights, VA

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#96
Jan 11, 2012
 
TV, I AM GLAD THAT YOU ARE TAKING THE MEDS
TV MAN

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#97
Jan 12, 2012
 
Romney has been caught in a scam.
Romney isn't an entreprenuer, he's an independent professional.
Big difference.
Entreprenuers create, invent, employee people, run a business, make things, service things, and take risk.
Romney is an investor, not a business man, or entreprenuer.
He kicks you when your down.
Takes advantage of others bad luck.
You might call this Capitalism, however it's not productive for our economy.
It is what it is, and that's not a business man.
The Sinner Syndicate

Colonial Heights, VA

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#99
Apr 25, 2012
 
wondering about wow wrote:
he has no idea
You are the one wondering, are you confused, maybe going back to Kindergarten might raise the intelligence quotent to the cretin level.
The Sinner Syndicate

Colonial Heights, VA

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#100
Apr 26, 2012
 
Print more money, then we would all have enough, Hitler did that in Germany, Look at the postage stamps, Poland did that up until about 15 years ago, used to be in Poland, everyone was a millionaire, then they dropped 4 zeros off the money and there were some who benefited greatly. Best seems to be the user tax, you use it you pay the tax and get rid of income tax. This would be the incentive. If I buy gas at the going European rate, 7 plus a gallon, then I would really consider if I need to go to where I want, otherwise just to work and back. No more extraneous driving, Tax the hell out of all junk food and fast food, so, if you want it there it is. Otherwise go home and cook something decent for your kids and then they might have a decent example to follow. Want to watch TV, tax it to death. then we could go back to three channels instead of 100 channels of junk. Want dope, here it is, you use it, no job, tax it to death, like in the Netherlands, everything is legal, but don't think you will get some super service in the hospital junky, out, no money, no healthcare, no benefit. What you use, simple, pay for it and the tax for it, let all the small time hoods out of jail, if they want to cause trouble, Hello Mr. Zimmerman, seems to me there is a writ in the founding fathers documentation that reads we are allowed to keep and bear arms. Want to hurt me or mine, simple, boom, off you go, into the wild blue yonder. This will give very much incentive to work and to stay straight, want to drink and drive, Hard labor. The prison system in this country is like a hotel, the prisoner has more rights than the citizen. Go to jail in Russia and see the difference, ouch. Maybe to Siberia with you, I bet they would sure listen to you and your medical complaints in Turkey!? Hit the Mexican jail, learn Spanish while they give you medication from the taxpayers pocket, yeah, right.
Obama has it all wrong, Personally, I hope he loses, He hosted the MOST HONORABLE REV. AL SHARP_TOUNG in the white house. Did you see how Putin runs his show, Nobody in many countries wants the dollar. They tell "Why should we take paper for oil?" Alot of business is going overseas because they do not have to put up with the lazy American crap we put up with here. My first Harley,made in America, half a million miles and 25 years later I sold off the old shovel, because the dealer wanted to work only on the Evo. and all foreign parts, don't get me wrong it runs like hell and is a beauty. Fact of the matter is I never have to do a thing to it. I was a master at keeping my Evo on the road. Fix this, fix that, oil leaking from the cases, now. no oil leaks, never a problem with inspection and runs like a champ. Why did they close off a lot of jobs at the Harley plant and send the orders overseas? cheaper labor, NO UNIONS, folks work there, here they feel they are entitled. Like the jerk who breaks in to you house, steals your possessions and kills and rapes your family, entitled, to the cemetery with him, televise the executions. you will get some feedback then. In Poland 1962, went to a public hanging, very sobering, no funny business then. now, I wouldn't live there for nothing, rampant unemployment and the thugs run all over. hurt me??? Boom, good bye!!!
Wloclawek Warrior

Colonial Heights, VA

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#101
Jun 18, 2012
 
wondering about wow wrote:
he has no idea
You must be a graduate of Petersburg and a CNA which means Certainly Nothing Attended to.
S Sgt Jonathan P Schmidt

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#102
Sep 5, 2012
 
The Department of Defense announced today the death of Staff Sgt. Jonathan P. Schmidt, 28, of Petersburg, Va., assigned to 192nd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, 20th Support Command (CBRNE), Fort Bragg, N.C. Staff Sgt. Schmidt was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He died Sept. 1, in Batur Village, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire.  
Benny Shields

Colonial Heights, VA

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#103
Oct 22, 2013
 
Slurpee Summit wrote:
Verbosity? Utterings? I'm long winded due to the lack of understanding of the audience. The fact that you see it as an uttering confirms my first premise.
I will deal with you fairly, until I can deal with you squarely. Or did that jump over your head as well? Thomas Jefferson wouldn't have created a system which led Babylonia and Assyria to part; therefore, he created the democratic-republican party. One party at inception, one party at it's end. President Obama said, " I'm not the democratic president, I'm the President of The United States of America. "
I please only one person per day, today is not your day and tomorrow isn't looking good either. Verbosity at it's finest.
You sure are a blowhard!
S Sgt Jonathan P Schmidt

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#104
Oct 22, 2013
 
The Department of Defense announced today the death of Staff Sgt. Jonathan P. Schmidt, 28, of Petersburg, Va., assigned to 192nd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, 20th Support Command (CBRNE), Fort Bragg, N.C. Staff Sgt. Schmidt was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He died Sept. 1, in Batur Village, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire.

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