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  • trup0241trup0241 Posts: 35
    Nuclear Power Plant System Design Engineer
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Locomotive engineer.
  • CharlesmaneriCharlesmaneri Posts: 1,295
    Im self employed I own and operate a Liquor store on Long Island in Suffolk County
    2 Large Eggs and a Mini 2 Pit Bulls and a Pork shoulder or butt nearby and 100% SICILIAN
    Long Island N.Y.
  • JebpotJebpot Posts: 374

    XL and Small

    Chattanooga, TN

  • BizGreenEggBizGreenEgg Posts: 234
    Food Scientist. 
    Large BGE & mini stepchild & a KJ Jr.
    The damp PNW 
  • pirates21pirates21 Posts: 70

    Ninety feet between bases is perhaps as close as man has ever come to perfection." -- Red Smith
  • ambergirlambergirl Posts: 8

    I am a Kitchen Designer in Minnesota.


    Woodbury, MN. Large BGE
  • TonyATonyA Posts: 567
    Clean Fuels Broker
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,591
    I build airplanes in my basement. Ya, I know, haven't gone that far to figure out how to get it out.


    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.


    Chattanooga, TN.


  • egzillaegzilla Posts: 47
    I produce concerts.
  • Commercial Banker. Thank you for your service to our country!! My brother died in Iraq. God Bless our Mitary!!!
  • bonemusebonemuse Posts: 53
    Elementary school teacher -- 13 years and running.  Currently teaching fourth grade. My job rocks.
    30 miles west of Chicago, buried deep in the suburbs.

    LBGE (May 2011), SBGE (June 2014) and a growing pile of accessories.

  • Big RaguBig Ragu Posts: 146
    Hospital administrator. Btw obamacare will choke out 20% of US hospitals so make sure you live near a large metro area if u think ur cld to be sick.
  • Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, currently attached to Trauma Hawk as a Flight RN/Paramedic/Lt.
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 1,524
    Medical Sales
    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12, Mini #2 12/14 MiniMax 3/16
    Tampa Bay, FL
  • Beagle1Beagle1 Posts: 37
    Atlanta, GA and Watts Bar Lake, TN
    2 LBGEs
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,897
    pirates21 said:

    My dad is a retired DDS
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,897
    Big Ragu said:
    Hospital administrator. Btw obamacare will choke out 20% of US hospitals so make sure you live near a large metro area if u think ur cld to be sick.
    You're a racist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • SookieSookie Posts: 325
    Driver manager for a major trucking company.  I care about you and your family, as well as my drivers and their families.  Always open to discussion. 
  • Big Ragu said:

    Hospital administrator.

    Btw obamacare will choke out 20% of US hospitals so make sure you live near a large metro area if u think ur cld to be sick.

    I don't think this is troll worthy. I think the jury is definitely out on Obamacare. I'm all for healthcare for all but this does dump a lot of the onus on small business. Congress was too weak to pass a single payer system (which I do support) so they dumped it on hospitals and small business to make up the shortfalls. I do not like as written. I think he's exaggerating but it will negatively affect some hospitals for sure. Not even arguable. Now this belongs on the other thread. Back home now. Need a cocktail.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • :). Driving but i hear you barking. I'll check in with you on this tomorrow. All good points. Injust disagree with some.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • jccbone62jccbone62 Posts: 209
    Avionics Engineer
    XL owner in Wichita, KS
  • OK.  In the meantime, think about the doctors of the future.  It used to be that the best and brightest became doctors.  They were smart and raked in some good money.  With obamacare, doctors will essentially be government employees.  They will earn only as much as the single payer (government) will pay them.  Do you think the best and brightest will be up for that?  No.  I think the doctors of the future will be journeymen, not superstars.

    Having a journeyman doctor performing brain surgery, open heart surgery or treating the cancer on you or your loved ones inspires great confidence, doesn't it? 


    Flint, Michigan.  If the lead bullets don't kill you, the leaded water will.

  • BayaradBayarad Posts: 308
    Scary... I don't like this thread...or Obamacare. SWMBO is from Canuckistan (Winnipeg) and was adopted by a Newfie! Her relatives in the Great White North have some bone chilling tales of having to wait 18 months for an MRI!!! Me No Likey!
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    Cen-Tex you ignorant slut!  Government Healthcare for all ain't free.  It is paid for by those who have jobs.  Look at the promises that White House turd made to sell Obamacare.  "Your premiums will go down $2,500/year".  BS  Everyone knows premiums have skyrocketed.  "If you like your current insurance, you can keep it."  BS  The economics is designed to run private insurance out of business and make the government the single payer.  "There won't be rationing of healthcare or 'Death Panels' (a group of bureaucrats that decides if you receive treatment)." BS That's exactly what will happen.  Ask our Canuckistan brothers.  Death Panels are already starting.  In the news the past couple of weeks some little girl was denied a lung transplant by HHS Secretary Sebelious.  The little girl received it only after public uproar.  That's bureaucrats deciding who lives & who dies.  By definition a Death Panel.Government will encroach on virtually every aspect of life in the name of  keeping health costs down for all.  Look at New York.  You can't buy a pop larger than 12 oz or put salt on your food at a restaurant.  Welcome to the nanny state and obamacare is paving the way. 
    Well- the intelligent discussion ended at the "death panels" And the government conspiracy let a 10 year old girl die because she was too expensive to treat. she had private insurance and obamacare played no role in her treatment. If you want to have an intelligent conversation, you are going to have to look for sources beyond El Rushbo or we can just talk about brisket. (BTW- I thought your statement was inflammatory and uninformed so I googled it- and found it (verbatim) at: dude, be better, please). The facts are, We've had socialized medicine in this country for decades. Where are All the cries about death panels from the seniors on Medicare and the needy on Medicade? My mom and step dad howl about how socialized medicine is going to kill us all. He's had 3 hip replacements and probably $300,000 worth of other stuff done all on Medicare :)). He limped around and waited for years and they day he became eligible went under the knife and hasn't stopped since. Just had his 3rd hip and a pacemaker in the last 60 days. He's wealthy BTW but hates the fact that poor people are going to leach their way into getting healthcare through Obamacare. BTW- he's a huge "death panel" guy. He's 86 and under the knife every 6 months for free and screaming about death panels. :)) he has easily spent $1,000,000 in healthcare since turning 65. Like you said, it ain't free. Now, I agree that the financials are sketchy and as I stated- I don't like it as written. I am pro business and think this thing is pretty much a turd. But don't drop the death panels and act like people want to see 10 year old girls die to save money. That position is indefensible to rational people.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • The Cen-Tex SmokerThe Cen-Tex Smoker Posts: 14,512
    edited June 2013
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • HibbyHibby Posts: 485
    I work for a very large chemical company and am a technician who produces specialty films.
    Conservative stalwart in Thornville, Ohio
  • BrowninggoldBrowninggold Posts: 453
    Cement Mixer driver...two tires blew out. Going 60 mph. With ten yards on. Sounded like a canon going off. Kept it on the road though..
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