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This can't be good!

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Post by Philip » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:25 pm

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Post by edwardmurphy » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:13 pm

Those are two good pieces of legislation. I might have to think about considering the possibility of maybe revising my opinion of Ted Cruz. Also, the beard makes him look a lot less like a newbie shapeshifter that can't quite do human faces.
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Post by RickD » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:57 am

They make a cute couple, like Boris and Natasha.
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Re: This can't be good!

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Post by PaulSacramento » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:47 am

edwardmurphy wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:13 pm
Those are two good pieces of legislation. I might have to think about considering the possibility of maybe revising my opinion of Ted Cruz. Also, the beard makes him look a lot less like a newbie shapeshifter that can't quite do human faces.
I would agree with that legislation.
Birth control should be over the counter.
That said, I do understand WHY it isn't since doctors REALLY want to monitor when women play around with their natural cycles.

I think that women should ALWAYS consul their GP when they are on the pill.

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Post by RickD » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:20 pm

PaulSacramento wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:47 am
edwardmurphy wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:13 pm
Those are two good pieces of legislation. I might have to think about considering the possibility of maybe revising my opinion of Ted Cruz. Also, the beard makes him look a lot less like a newbie shapeshifter that can't quite do human faces.
I would agree with that legislation.
Birth control should be over the counter.
That said, I do understand WHY it isn't since doctors REALLY want to monitor when women play around with their natural cycles.

I think that women should ALWAYS consul their GP when they are on the pill.
Birth control is cheap, and accessible at any Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, grocery store, convenience store, etc.

Don't you realize how cheap a box of condoms is?
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Post by Fliegender » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:53 pm

AOC needs to show Cruz how to make a nice knot on his necktie.
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Post by RickD » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:33 pm

Fliegender wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:53 pm
AOC needs to show Cruz how to make a nice knot on his necktie.
Is that some kind of poor French Canadian humour?

Does your wife drive the Stingray, or is she afraid of it like she's afraid to drive the Winnebago?
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Post by Fliegender » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:27 pm

RickD wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:33 pm
Fliegender wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:53 pm
AOC needs to show Cruz how to make a nice knot on his necktie.
Is that some kind of poor French Canadian humour?

Does your wife drive the Stingray, or is she afraid of it like she's afraid to drive the Winnebago?
What’s with you and Canadians?

My wife drives the Stingray, the Winnebago and the John Deere.

Does your wife share your bus pass or does she have her own?

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Post by RickD » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:42 pm

FLiegender wrote:
Does your wife share your bus pass or does she have her own?
My wife stays in the kitchen.
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Post by Storyteller » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:59 pm

RickD wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:42 pm
FLiegender wrote:
Does your wife share your bus pass or does she have her own?
My wife stays in the kitchen.
Making reuben sandwiches?
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Post by RickD » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:01 pm

Storyteller wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:59 pm
RickD wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:42 pm
FLiegender wrote:
Does your wife share your bus pass or does she have her own?
My wife stays in the kitchen.
Making reuben sandwiches?
No, my wife is of French Canadian descent. She's too rude to make sandwiches.
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Post by Fliegender » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:42 pm

Storyteller wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:59 pm
RickD wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:42 pm
FLiegender wrote:
Does your wife share your bus pass or does she have her own?
My wife stays in the kitchen.
Making reuben sandwiches?
Oh, you’re from UK. Do you have a Vauxhall?

(And what does any of this have to do with Cruz’ bad tie knot?)
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Post by Storyteller » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:50 pm

Fliegender wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:42 pm
Storyteller wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:59 pm
RickD wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:42 pm
FLiegender wrote:
Does your wife share your bus pass or does she have her own?
My wife stays in the kitchen.
Making reuben sandwiches?
Oh, you’re from UK. Do you have a Vauxhall?

(And what does any of this have to do with Cruz’ bad tie knot?)
Yes, Im from the UK.
A Vauxhall? My ex had a hand painted vauxhall viva. We had a family of mice living in the boot.

Us brits are rather good at tie knotting coincidentally.
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Post by edwardmurphy » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:57 pm

PaulSacramento wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:47 am
I would agree with that legislation.
Birth control should be over the counter.
That said, I do understand WHY it isn't since doctors REALLY want to monitor when women play around with their natural cycles.

I think that women should ALWAYS consult their GP when they are on the pill.
Of course they should, but this isn't Canada.

In the US healthcare isn't a right, it's a privilege. Most of us get it from our employers, but according to a recent LA Times report many of them are struggling with huge deductibles.
In the last 12 years, annual deductibles in job-based health plans have nearly quadrupled and now average more than $1,300.

Yet Americans' savings are not keeping pace, data show. And more than four in 10 workers enrolled in a high-deductible plan report they don't have enough savings to cover the deductible.

One in six Americans who get insurance through their jobs say they've had to make "difficult sacrifices" to pay for healthcare in the last year, including cutting back on food, moving in with friends or family, or taking extra jobs. And one in five say healthcare costs have eaten up all or most of their savings.
We also had the asinine Hobby Lobby SCOTUS decision a few years back that allowed many employers to eliminate birth control from their employees' healthcare coverage. So here in the US there are women with health insurance who can't go to the doctor because their deductibles are too high and they can't cover the cost, and who would have to pay out of pocket for birthcontrol anyway because their bosses are meddlesome, religious conservative prudes.

For the women that don't have health insurance their best bet to get the pill is often Planned Parenthood, but since that organization is also an abortion provider the anti-choice folks are always doing their level best to defund it. Consequently Planned Parenthood's ability to provide critical services like birth control, prenatal care, and the like is inconsistent.

So anyway, I agree that women should consult their doctors before going on the pill, but this is America. A lot of them can't.
If you're accustomed to privilege equality may feel like oppression.

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Re: This can't be good!

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Post by RickD » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:01 pm

edwardmurphy wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:57 pm
PaulSacramento wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:47 am
I would agree with that legislation.
Birth control should be over the counter.
That said, I do understand WHY it isn't since doctors REALLY want to monitor when women play around with their natural cycles.

I think that women should ALWAYS consult their GP when they are on the pill.
Of course they should, but this isn't Canada.

In the US healthcare isn't a right, it's a privilege. Most of us get it from our employers, but according to a recent LA Times report many of them are struggling with huge deductibles.
In the last 12 years, annual deductibles in job-based health plans have nearly quadrupled and now average more than $1,300.

Yet Americans' savings are not keeping pace, data show. And more than four in 10 workers enrolled in a high-deductible plan report they don't have enough savings to cover the deductible.

One in six Americans who get insurance through their jobs say they've had to make "difficult sacrifices" to pay for healthcare in the last year, including cutting back on food, moving in with friends or family, or taking extra jobs. And one in five say healthcare costs have eaten up all or most of their savings.
We also had the asinine Hobby Lobby SCOTUS decision a few years back that allowed many employers to eliminate birth control from their employees' healthcare coverage. So here in the US there are women with health insurance who can't go to the doctor because their deductibles are too high and they can't cover the cost, and who would have to pay out of pocket for birthcontrol anyway because their bosses are meddlesome, religious conservative prudes.

For the women that don't have health insurance their best bet to get the pill is often Planned Parenthood, but since that organization is also an abortion provider the anti-choice folks are always doing their level best to defund it. Consequently Planned Parenthood's ability to provide critical services like birth control, prenatal care, and the like is inconsistent.

So anyway, I agree that women should consult their doctors before going on the pill, but this is America. A lot of them can't.
And suddenly...

Stu's posts are actually starting to sound reasonable, in comparison...
John 5:24
24 “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.

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