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I have to stop watching the news. My blood Pressure is fine and after watching the news my blood pressure is boiling. Forty one times the House talked about  Obama Care. They have gone mad.
Outside the windows of the House ,people were marching for Immigration reform. the Senate has passed a bill. Normally its the house  goes first but this a broken Congress. The Affordable care act must be poison to these folks. Its as if we have forced them to become Democrats.
I have worked on many projects overseas. I can see I was wrong, I have my site which will soon start accepting donations. Lets pick one project in this this country and fix it. We need to invade America. When My attorney says start accepting money, watch me.
We can vote on which bridge, road, or new school needs building. I have a friend in Salem, Oregon who took some of his own money, raised more and opened a charter school.I  have seen it and its beautiful. He is 75 years old.
We need to stop waiting on Congress to do anything except yell at each other.
Think of it! While the Congress yells, we are doing positive things to put this Country back together. Call me crazy but I am ready to challenge anyone to show me where I am wrong.

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  •  I'm less and less comfortable with what you say (2+ / 0-)
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    Gordon20024, virginislandsguy

    and how your choose to say it.

    Righteousness is a wide path. Self-righteousness is a bullhorn and a blindfold.

    by Murphoney on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 12:53:30 PM PDT

  •  You may know more about this than I do but some (0+ / 0-)

    callers to a local radio show were claiming that "Dr Laura" stated today that beginning in January, 2014 under the ACA, VA hospitals would no longer employ physicians and would fire those currently employed to replace them with NPs and PAs.

    I did not hear the original broadcast but the evident claims made about how ACA would affect VA hospitals and their administration seem to be jacked up.  Do you have any idea what these people are talking about?

    •  I suggest you consider the source. (1+ / 0-)
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      virginislandsguy

      Vet63 won't respond to your question. His posts are hit and run pleas for attention.

      His profile states he was born in 1949. If his name implies he is a veteran from 1963 that means he entered the military at the ripe old age of 14. He also claims to have placed 'hundreds' of bodies in body bags. A claim I thoroughly doubt could be made by anyone who served.

      I found no info on doctors being eliminated from VA facilities, a move with serious liability problems, but I did find this from the VA website.

      What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce. Mark Twain

      by Gordon20024 on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 01:50:31 PM PDT

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      •  if he were born in 49, he should have been in the (2+ / 0-)
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        Gordon20024, virginislandsguy

        draft pool for 1968 (my math may be a bit off but it seems the "greeting from your Uncle Sam" arrived during senior year of HS for most of us.)
        Thanks for the VA link

      •  or, he's a vet and he's 63 (2+ / 0-)
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        churchylafemme, Gordon20024

        nonetheless, every plea seems to have an aspect or two that succeeds in making me uncomfortable.

        here we have disjointed meandering that wallows into its "just you wait" promise to emulate his venture capital fellow and start his own charter school, a promise which, if in earnest, could only succeed in assisting in the slaughter of the public school system, while stealing tax dollars to fund the corporate-entitlement salaries of for-profit school owners and their appointed buddies.

        that, and the vague yelling-off-the-back-porch-into-the-woods libertarian anti-gubmint vibe.

        Righteousness is a wide path. Self-righteousness is a bullhorn and a blindfold.

        by Murphoney on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 07:39:57 PM PDT

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      •  If your name implies you are a Gordon who (1+ / 0-)
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        worldlotus

        was born in 20024 then I don't think you can question his name.

        It could imply that he is a 63 year old vet.  I am a vet who was born the same year and I just turned 64.

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