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twylyght

Member Since 04 Dec 2008
Last Active Today, 10:50 AM
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In Topic: Was beating Atlanta worth dropping 17 selections in the draft?

Today, 06:29 AM

Beating Atlanta is ALWAYS worth it.  fug that city.  fug those fans.  Anyone asking this question should be perma-banned


In Topic: College/Trade Schools

Yesterday, 07:47 PM

I've made my position on this pretty clear in other threads. Anymore, the ROI for the majority of college programs is pretty poor even if one isn't intent on arresting their development for another few years

In Topic: Bleeding heart liberal does more for vets than just saying thank you

Yesterday, 06:54 AM

If we lived in an alternate universe where people got to choose their afflictions that question might make sense to someone.

As that isn't the case, what is your point? Other life threatening afflictions are not as important?

More than 40 other nations provide better health care outcomes for their citizens for less money, resulting in longer life spans.

Do you simply enjoy giving away your hard earned money to private insurance companies and for-profit hospitals?

Socialist governments around the world are managing to control costs better than America's private healthcare industry.

For instance, competing private hospitals attempt to "keep up with the Joneses" by buying an MRI machine that the region doesn't require. They then pass the unnecessary additional costs onto private insurance companies that ultimately pass those costs onto consumers.

Meanwhile millions of Americans continue to go without basic healthcare coverage. That lack of coverage ultimately costs the US taxpayers billions of dollars every year in costly Emergency Room visits. Visits that might have been largely avoided.

Humans require check ups and preventative care just like our homes or automobiles. Put off caring for yourself or your things and guess what? Costs can rapidly spiral out of control. That is the approach to healthcare for tens of millions of Americans who are putting off medical treatment when they know they shouldn't, but cannot afford to do otherwise.

It doesn't have to be like this, but for some reason there are Americans who would rather pay significantly more for their healthcare than admit there is a better way.


I ask a direct and specific question because it forces us to put the assertion to an actual test rather than blindly accept the premise. Cancer is not some uncommon affliction so it isn't an unreasonable question.

You get a cut or broken bone? Sure, a PA is better suited to treat you. Are fine with not having an option for a doctor? If so, then of course this is a great solution. If not, come back to earth and look at it for what it is.

In Topic: Florida boy, 13, shoots and kills 6-year-old brother during argument over foo...

28 March 2015 - 08:57 PM

It is almost as if any gun advocate could just place something on Wikipedia as long as it has a source... wait a minute


It's like Wikipedia allows anything on their pages with no credibility whatsoever.... Wait a minute

In Topic: Janet Napolitano

28 March 2015 - 08:54 PM

Shocking


An academic pedigree doesn't change facts. It does seem to produce more sophisticated liars though.