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re: Should the Republicans Propose a Single Payer Plan? - DaGarun on 7/25/17 at 7:16 pm
[quote]You do realize that it is insurance companies that keep raising your rates, right?[/quote] I'm not gonna knight too hard for insurance companies because they are all cronied up, but its not like the politicians are blameless in this. They mandated the insurance companies "insure" against ev...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
Name Your Top 10 Most Influential Books - DaGarun on 7/25/17 at 6:33 pm
Personally influential that is...and why. I will go first: I read mostly Non-Fiction, so it’s tough to say most of my fare would be widely “influential”, so I will intersperse some books that I just put down afterward and said “wow... that was a damn good read”, or put down and was speechless,...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Recommend a book series - DaGarun on 7/25/17 at 4:13 pm
Does anyone know how to moderate a "contest" thread? Might be fun to nominate, rank, and vote on book series that we enjoyed. Could ask for sticky and keep ranking in first post for reference. If not ranking, then at least a list to reference...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Recommend a book series - DaGarun on 7/25/17 at 11:00 am
A few more I haven't seen mentioned that I like for easy beach reading : Lucas Davenport series by John Sandford. Starts with [i]Rules of Prey[/i]. All the titles have "Prey" in them. Dean Koontz, [i]Odd Thomas[/i] series James Patterson, Alex Cross series ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Just started the Dark Tower series - DaGarun on 7/24/17 at 12:47 pm
Drawing of the Three was my favorite, I think the series is worth picking up if you are interested. Plus, there are themes in this series that ring throughout the King universe if you read a lot of his stuff....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Historical Fiction Book Club - DaGarun on 7/24/17 at 12:03 pm
Herman Wouk has some great ones in this genre...[i]Winds of War/War and Remembrance[/i] series some of my favorites ever if you are into WWII Eta: and if you like those, [i]The Hope[/i] goes into the creation of the State of Israel...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Obamacare paying bonuses to DRs and Hospital to NOT treat people - DaGarun on 7/23/17 at 1:43 pm
[quote]That is a lie. It most certainly is. [/quote] Looked like an opinion to me. Just like yours...but different :lol:...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Did anyone watch This Week with Georgey boy this morning? - DaGarun on 7/23/17 at 10:44 am
[quote]his snide little last word attacks. [/quote] His guests need to stop letting that little arse get away with that. Its a bad habit he has...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Spinoff: The Commonwealth Fund Healthcare 2017 rankings. US basically ranked last - DaGarun on 7/20/17 at 10:08 am
Even using their measures, the system they rank #1 overall is 10th in "Outcomes" If their measures are meaningful, then...why bother?...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Corporations like single payer because it keeps healthcare off the balance sheet - DaGarun on 7/18/17 at 8:11 pm
[quote]Well. 75% of all new medical procedures and treatments have come out of the U.S. over the last 30 years. [/quote] This is such an overlooked/ignored point :cheers:...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Corporations like single payer because it keeps healthcare off the balance sheet - DaGarun on 7/18/17 at 8:04 pm
[quote]A tax increase in lieu of paying a premium doesn't seem ridiculous.[/quote] So if your tax increase doesn't cover the cost of your premium, your neighbor picks up the difference?...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Fred Reed- Slavery was bad, hideous, but the north has a false sense of moral superiority - DaGarun on 7/16/17 at 11:36 am
[quote]The Continent of Africa shows the Southerners to be right. So does any all Black run nation. [/quote] He didn't say anything about America becoming a "black-run nation", he suggested the southern whites were correct in the belief that [quote]they knew the Negroes and that they could not fu...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Fred Reed- Slavery was bad, hideous, but the north has a false sense of moral superiority - DaGarun on 7/16/17 at 9:13 am
Some interesting stuff but he lost me here: [quote]Seventh, Southerners believed that they knew the Negroes and that they could not function as equals of whites and thus would destroy society [...] Today, a century and a half after the Civil War, the Southerners seem to have been right.[/quote] ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (5)
re: Is there anything else similar to the monolithic African American vote? 94% AA vote Dem - DaGarun on 7/10/17 at 10:00 pm
[quote]A black investment banker who went to Howard University and lives in Manhattan will absolutely be thinking the exact same way as a 21 year old black drop out with 2 kids and on welfare in North Baton Rouge. [/quote] Nah, not all the same. Its interesting though that conservatives would like...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Y'all paying attention? A news org threatens A PRIVATE CITIZEN because he made a joke - DaGarun on 7/5/17 at 10:10 pm
It doesn't matter one bit if the guy is 15 or 50, racist or not. CNN would have been wrong to publish his info outright in the first place. But somehow the way they handled it feels even worse to me....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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