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    I do not agree with your premise but.......... if...

    I do not agree with your premise but.......... if I did. How does the confederate flag not represent an armed rebellion against the United States of America? The country that you are now a part of....
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    Most Northerners would probably disagree with...

    Most Northerners would probably disagree with your entire viewpoint but with that aside the "heritage in solid beliefs" seems odd in that those so called solid beliefs were soundly defeated and the...
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    What you are saying here makes perfect sense....

    What you are saying here makes perfect sense. Some people may receive more benefits than they pay for over a life time. The folks that are in the system have to pick up the slack. OK. With single...
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    You guys do know that the high deductible health...

    You guys do know that the high deductible health insurance policy coupled with the HSA was first introduced in 2004? The insurance companies were touting it as a great way to lower insurance costs.
  5. I don't know what you mean by "your boy" but if...

    I don't know what you mean by "your boy" but if you mean the executive branch of the government has failed that is somewhat true, what I am saying is the blame can be equally shared by the other two...
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    What is obvious is that the US is way behind the...

    What is obvious is that the US is way behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to healthcare. While we have the most expensive we are also dead last when ranking efficiency, equity and...
  7. So you guys are all right with kids today getting...

    So you guys are all right with kids today getting a college education and racking up debt to get a job making 8 bucks or less an hour. Don't expect the economy to turn around when these same kids...
  8. Where are all the fast food joints going to get...

    Where are all the fast food joints going to get assistant managers to work 60 -80 hours for 25k? The horror!
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    I guess the best we can do is agree to disagree....

    I guess the best we can do is agree to disagree. My only point is that the new conservative right seems to be motivated by fear. If I were to base this upon what I read on their web sites and hear on...
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    So liberals want to take away the right to own...

    So liberals want to take away the right to own guns. This would come as quite a surprise in my household! And secondly the surprising revalation that liberals are afraid that gun owners are going to...
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    I truly feel sorry for folks that are looking to...

    I truly feel sorry for folks that are looking to this guy for answers to serious issues. If the blinders are ever removed you are in for the shock of your life. This guy is riding the ride all the...
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    Politically the guy is a train wreck but that...

    Politically the guy is a train wreck but that aside he obviously has no sense of decorum and I wouldn't want him to represent this country on the international stage. Who knows what kind off...
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    How is it misleading? He mocked the man to score...

    How is it misleading? He mocked the man to score political points. He only apologized and gave his condolences after it was pointed out to his ignorant a$$ that what he did was in poor taste and...
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    My dislike for the man is not so much his...

    My dislike for the man is not so much his politics but his lack of respect for a fellow human being. I guess morals aren't important to the new conservative.

    Are you saying he did not mock a...
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    I'm not saying that the Dems always stand by...

    I'm not saying that the Dems always stand by those principles, many don't. But the Republican platform in its constant drift to the right seems to be in stronger opposition to these things day by...
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    I believe that my opinions, beliefs, and values...

    I believe that my opinions, beliefs, and values should be based on reason, evidence, and compassion, not on fear, anger, and ignorance.

    I believe in economic security for everyone, not just the...
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    Not fear, far from it. Utter disgust and...

    Not fear, far from it. Utter disgust and revulsion would better describe how most rational people see Teddy Cruz.
    Funny to watch how tea baggers get their panties in a twist when one of their heroes...
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    I wouldn't trust one word out of his loser mouth....

    I wouldn't trust one word out of his loser mouth. He proved exactly who he was when he said it - just to try and get a laugh during a stump speech. Creepy loser trash pretty much sums up the level of...
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    I can understand that some will stickup for the...

    I can understand that some will stickup for the no count Cruz. But there is help out there, so there is no excuse for remaining delusional.

    His chances are not just slim they are non existent...
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    Anyone who stands up for Mr. Green Eggs and Ham...

    Anyone who stands up for Mr. Green Eggs and Ham should be ashamed.

    I thought Cruzzer could go no lower but - surprise - he did. I wouldn't cross the street to put him out if he was on fire....
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    I vote Democrat because Teddy Cruz is a...

    I vote Democrat because Teddy Cruz is a Republican. His ability to kick a man when he is down is truly extraordinary. Cruz is probably one of the most evil and disgusting excuses for a man this...
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    What you are describing is a race to the bottom.

    What you are describing is a race to the bottom.
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    The whole way this guy got to be speaker is...

    The whole way this guy got to be speaker is pretty telling also. He was supposedly squeaky clean (except for a couple of little boys - but who knew?) The guy before him was having an affair even...
  25. Since those evil twisted progressives made such a...

    Since those evil twisted progressives made such a mess of things what would a red blooded conservative do differently to reduce crime?
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    Typical right wing fear mongering. Using a...

    Typical right wing fear mongering. Using a tragedy of this type is one of the lower ones out there. If these guys weren't running scared all the time I don't know what they would talk about.
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    http://familiesusa.org/product/50-state-look-medic...

    http://familiesusa.org/product/50-state-look-medicaid-expansion

    https://www.whitehouse.gov/share/medicaid-map

    Need more references? You guys really need to keep up on the news. (Outside of the...
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    Part of the ACA was for states to increase the...

    Part of the ACA was for states to increase the caps for Medicaid, after that income level subsidies kicked in up to a certain income level. This would theoretically cover everyone, conservative...
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    I think you need to do more research. Don't...

    I think you need to do more research.

    Don't get me wrong, cutting all benefits is a perfectly valid approach to dealing with poverty(not one I agree with, but valid nonetheless), but if the...
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    Funding for hospitals to cover the indigent has...

    Funding for hospitals to cover the indigent has been drastically cut so they may not have the ability to cover his bill. With that said, many life saving treatments are not available in the ER. So...
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    Truth be known I think the ACA did not go far...

    Truth be known I think the ACA did not go far enough. But that aside since no one can extrapolate out what options this man has, I will put forward two.

    1. Bankruptcy

    2. Death

    Any Questions?...
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    The states were supposed to increase the caps for...

    The states were supposed to increase the caps for Medicaid but the more conservative leaning state governments refused. This was one of the many lawsuits conservatives brought against the ACA. They...
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    1. There must be an awful lot of leftist in this...

    1. There must be an awful lot of leftist in this country because all the bad stuff that happens is because of them - I think we need to ask them to leave or maybe they just need "educated"

    2. ...
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    While I am not an expert I think no one is...

    While I am not an expert I think no one is guaranteed medical treatment in a facility outside of a hospital emergency room - before or after the ACA. Many life saving treatments are done on a non...
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    The antics coming out of the new conservative...

    The antics coming out of the new conservative movement has put fear in the heart of most Americans and rightly so. Fortunately their numbers are decreasing. Most of these wackadoodles are veering...
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    I find it interesting that a few gays protesting...

    I find it interesting that a few gays protesting represent all progressive/liberal folk but a few conservative voices are just that - a few voices. Interesting dichotomy.
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    So you are saying a Doctor could not insist on...

    So you are saying a Doctor could not insist on being paid up front for the procedure if you could not prove financial ability?
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    The video made the rounds when the event...

    The video made the rounds when the event happened, I can't help it if you have trust issues. (I would like to correct that it was not Rand but it was Ron Paul.)

    Let's make this a "teaching...
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    One example is a Tea Party interview with CNN...

    One example is a Tea Party interview with CNN where the audience of predominately new conservatives said yeah and cheered when the host said about an individual without health insurance:

    “But...
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    More pearls of wisdom from the peanut gallery....

    More pearls of wisdom from the peanut gallery. Just another guy wanting cheap soda! Funny how that works.

    :grin2:
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    Was that supposed to be a joke? Excuse me, but...

    Was that supposed to be a joke? Excuse me, but like I have said before there just isn't much funny right wing humor. That may be because you guys say so many wacky things it is hard to shock or...
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    Really? Talk about the delusion of wanting to...

    Really? Talk about the delusion of wanting to live in a "better time". The problem is when you folks seriously think you can have the internet, cell phones, etc but roll back the clock on the rest.
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    This is why there is no reasonable discussion...

    This is why there is no reasonable discussion regarding taxes - bad metaphors meant to inflame rather than help. But Obama is being divisive, just ask any pub.
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    Yes, fighting fire with fire usually just burns...

    Yes, fighting fire with fire usually just burns the whole town down. That I am afraid, is what is happening to this great nation. Who knows how it will all be resolved.
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    Agreed Scrog, the far left seems to have no idea...

    Agreed Scrog, the far left seems to have no idea how to actually pay for their version of utopia and I along with others see this as foolish. But that doesn't stop the cons here from painting anyone...
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    This thread is exploring the reaches of absurdity...

    This thread is exploring the reaches of absurdity expressed by the far right and the far left. Of course you can point out the exceptions when most people fall somewhere in between and don't fit the...
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    His theory about the causes of bubbles in the...

    His theory about the causes of bubbles in the financial system explain alot, for instance the most recent downturn can be explained using his assertion that creation of debt to finance speculation...
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    Fine. I will go tell Fox News and Breitbart so...

    Fine. I will go tell Fox News and Breitbart so they can rile up you guys to do something about that. :gah:

    Reality is not a strong suit of the new conservative is it?
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    Other outlandish claims were made by the pro...

    Other outlandish claims were made by the pro Republican side but I noticed you only picked on the pro Democratic claim. Don't you see that as somewhat hypocritical?

    I thought it was rather...
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    Profitable corporations are supposed to pay a 35...

    Profitable corporations are supposed to pay a 35 percent federal income tax rate on their U.S. profits. But many corporations pay far less, or nothing at all, because of the many tax loopholes and...
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