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Old Mar 15, 2012, 08:45 PM   #626
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It would be inhumane to let them die. It woould be fair to leave them with a bill, an not pass it off the cost to everyone else.

From the New York Times [source] ...

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Among families who were bankrupted by illness, those with private insurance reported average medical bills of $17,749 compared to those who were uninsured, who faced an average of $26,971 in medical costs. Those who had health insurance but lost it in the course of their illness reported average medical bills of $22,568.
So I must assume ...

1. That you have medical insurance and at least $17,749 in savings

or

2. No medical insurance and at least $26,971 in savings

or

3. You're a leech on society
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 10:46 PM   #627
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Sorry, autocorrect must have changed my typo. I need to start using tapatalk again.

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Monthly paments, maybe cut out some habits. Friends, families, charity, maybe your local church, fund raisers, side jobs, jar next to a cash register at your local gas station, win the lottery, sit in the corner with a cup and a sign, sit on the corner with a guitar and an open guitar case, get a job or second job. Assuming you're healthy enough.
Wow- I've had enough of you. That is pathetic. So now you think homelessness or begging to pay for medical bills is fine. Wow. How absolutely disgusting. Not that you ever had it, but you've lost any respect I could have had for you. And since you asked so nicely before, welcome to my ignore list. Congrats, there is only one other person on it. You're truly a special breed.
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 10:58 PM   #628
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Wow- I've had enough of you. That is pathetic. So now you think homelessness or begging to pay for medical bills is fine. Wow. How absolutely disgusting. Not that you ever had it, but you've lost any respect I could have had for you. And since you asked so nicely before, welcome to my ignore list. Congrats, there is only one other person on it. You're truly a special breed.
LOL, nice work Eric! I know you must be crushed, but you'll get over it.
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 11:20 PM   #629
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LOL, nice work Eric! I know you must be crushed, but you'll get over it.
Yeah, it figures you'd take up for him.
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 11:27 PM   #630
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Sorry, autocorrect must have changed my typo. I need to start using tapatalk again.

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Monthly paments, maybe cut out some habits. Friends, families, charity, maybe your local church, fund raisers, side jobs, jar next to a cash register at your local gas station, win the lottery, sit in the corner with a cup and a sign, sit on the corner with a guitar and an open guitar case, get a job or second job. Assuming you're healthy enough.
How about reduce the cost of medical care in the first place. Hospitals should not be in the business to make money, they are there to help people. Insurance companies are just as evil making more in premiums than they pay out in care.
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 06:00 AM   #631
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Wow- I've had enough of you. That is pathetic. So now you think homelessness or begging to pay for medical bills is fine. Wow. How absolutely disgusting. Not that you ever had it, but you've lost any respect I could have had for you. And since you asked so nicely before, welcome to my ignore list. Congrats, there is only one other person on it. You're truly a special breed.
Lord Blackadder said it back on page 8:

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This is no longer a productive conversation.
That's why I've stepped back from it. Eric has moved the goalposts so many times they're now in a baseball stadium. WTF do guns and healthcare have to do with Rush's misogyny and the pallid GOP reaction to it?

There are only so many hours in a day, and I don't intend to spend them on Eric's wild goose chase.
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 06:08 AM   #632
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Lord Blackadder said it back on page 8:

That's why I've stepped back from it. Eric has moved the goalposts so many times they're now in a baseball stadium. WTF do guns and healthcare have to do with Rush's misogyny and the pallid GOP reaction to it?

There are only so many hours in a day, and I don't intend to spend them on Eric's wild goose chase.
You might want to look at who kept moving the topic, usually when I didn't it was to respond to an off topic question asked to me.

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How about reduce the cost of medical care in the first place. Hospitals should not be in the business to make money, they are there to help people. Insurance companies are just as evil making more in premiums than they pay out in care.
I better not answer this so I won't mention anything about getting the government out of the business or tort reform.


This is a slut comment thread.

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LOL, nice work Eric! I know you must be crushed, but you'll get over it.
Yeah, I am going to lose a lot of sleep over this one.
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 06:08 AM   #633
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You might want to look at who kept moving the topic, usually when I didn't it was to respond to an off topic question asked to me.
And you're the reason I'm asking the mods to close this topic. But please feel free to get in the last word.
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 06:16 AM   #634
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You might want to look at who kept moving the topic, usually when I didn't it was to respond to an off topic question asked to me..
I, for one, have really enjoyed watching you step in it, repeatedly.
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 06:17 AM   #635
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I, for one, have really enjoyed watching you step in it, repeatedly.
That means a lot coming from you.
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 06:22 AM   #636
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That means a lot coming from you.
I'm so offended that you have't sifted through my posts for a year old comment taken out of context to use against me! It's like you don't even care!
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Old Mar 16, 2012, 06:52 AM   #637
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I'm so offended that you have't sifted through my posts for a year old comment taken out of context to use against me! It's like you don't even care!
I wouldn't ever take anyone out of context. I also never purposely was looking for anything that countered the comments people posted here. If I did I would have come up with a lot more than two.
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And you're the reason I'm asking the mods to close this topic. But please feel free to get in the last word.
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