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What I Did Not Understand About Deductibles. Obamacare is so Much Better Than I Even Knew
I recently saw a study that said that when people actually use their policies their attitude toward the ACA becomes more favorable. This has certainly been the case for me. Things did get rocky ...
Istillhope 08/18/2014 13 24 - -
"The Front of the Arm"
CBS just paraded out two "experts" who claimed that the autopsy results show that Michael Brown could not have been shot while he was fleeing, because all the bullets hit him in the "front." I beg ...
Istillhope 08/18/2014 26 19 - -
Is This Scientifically Possible? Twin Survives Abortion - Updated
There are many anti-choice stories about women who had an abortion, not knowing they were carrying more than one embryo, but the twin survived. Based on the little I know about how abortions work, ...
Istillhope 01/31/2014 30 1 - -
I am female. Thank you for asking.
I am still muddling through the maze that it is healthcare.gov. Like many others, I had to call in and get assistance over the phone to complete an application. There was something new about this ...
Istillhope 10/09/2013 28 140 - -
How Can My Brother Be Against The ACA?
My brother is extremely conservative. An Orthodox Jew, he believes in personal responsibility. While he is very charitable, I would not describe him as terribly empathetic, especially when it ...
Istillhope 10/02/2013 3 12 - -
My Optimistic Response to Zimmerman Supporters
I just finished yet another long Facebook battle with someone who thinks Obama is a race-baiter, Trayvon was a thug who deserved what he got, there should never have even been a trial, and the whole ...
Istillhope 07/21/2013 8 8 1 -
"YOU ARE PERFECT"
A couple of years ago I had an appointment at my urologist's office. A specialist who traveled between doctor's offices was there to test my urological functions. When she came out to the waiting ...
Istillhope 01/20/2013 5 21 - -
New Conspiracy Theory
If the wackadoos decide to turn against the Republican members of Congress, they would have some great stuff to work with.
Istillhope 11/14/2012 14 5 - -
No one is trying to take all of your candy.
There is a petty little "joke" going around Facebook about taking away the Halloween candy from Democratic children and "redistributing it to the lazy kids who did not even bother to go trick or ...
Istillhope 11/08/2012 4 2 - -
Thanks Bill O'Reilly. I never realized that Hispanics were looking for a handout.
Bill O'Reilly suggested that non-whites turned to Obama, because they "wanted stuff." He seriously could not think of any other reason that the Hispanic community could have turned away from the ...
Istillhope 11/08/2012 6 4 - -
How Will Mitt Romney react to the release of Chen Guangcheng and his family?
Blind dissident Chen Guangcheng and his immediate family have left China on a flight to the United States. They are expected to arrive in Newark, N.J., Saturday evening. This may prove awkward ...
Istillhope 05/19/2012 18 11 - 145
There is no excess of children needing to be adopted.. well unless you count the "imperfect" ones.
On Hardball today, the guests were Tony Perkins and Barney Frank. While I know I have a leftist slant, I cannot imagine that anyone watching it thought Perkins made a single point that was not ...
Istillhope 05/10/2012 15 19 - 168
Horrifying Irony
Gross misuse of "First they came..." is nothing new. But, this Facebook post,on a page where I do not have posting privileges, seems like it must be farce. Sadly it is not.
Istillhope 02/18/2012 16 2 - 172
Caring For Our Pets Makes Us Truly Wealthy
Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is a no kill animal shelter in Palm Beach County Florida. However, Peggy Adams does not only rescue animals. With its low cost medical clinic and pet food bank, ...
Istillhope 02/15/2012 23 79 2 419
Dear ADL, Please clarify your Mission (Updated 2x).
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) describes itself as "the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency." Its stated mission is to "fight anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry" and "to ...
Istillhope 01/15/2011 43 17 - 193
Some thoughts before the next "War on Christmas" (Edited)
The next time someone says "Happy Holidays" to you instead of "Merry Christmas," please consider that they may not be trying to diminish Christmas after all. You may even be on the same side.
Istillhope 01/15/2011 21 4 - 68
"Jews for Palin"
I live in Palm Beach County Florida and I did not vote in the 2000 Presidential election. In hindsight I certainly regret that choice. However, my decision was not motivated by laziness or ...
Istillhope 01/14/2011 44 32 - 155
How fast can I get a divorce? Update
My husband and I are still as much in love as ever. In fact we are getting along the best we have in years. We just had our seventh anniversary and no one is itchy yet. Unfortunately I am about ...
Istillhope 01/25/2010 47 24 - 22
I am sorry.  I can't be a volunteer.
According to their website: The Remote Area Medical� (RAM) Volunteer Corps is a non-profit, volunteer, airborne relief corps dedicated to serving mankind by providing free health ...
Istillhope 10/09/2009 8 15 - 28
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