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(Yahoo)   Here he is on a silver platter, GOP: A black, Christian neurosurgeon who hates Obamacare, was born into poverty, is against Affirmative Action, and graduated top of his class from Johns Hopkins. Now don't fark it up   (news.yahoo.com) divider line 338
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2013-02-12 10:20:09 AM  

Debeo Summa Credo: See, the poor don't pay taxes.


The trick is to slip obvious absurdities like that at the end of a post, not the beginning. That way you'd actually stand a chance of getting someone to take you seriously.
 
2013-02-12 10:34:36 AM  
Here he is on a silver platter, GOP: A black, Christian neurosurgeon who hates Obamacare, was born into poverty, is against Affirmative Action, and graduated top of his class from John Hopkins. Now don't fark it upan attention whore.
 
2013-02-12 10:46:44 AM  
I thought the flat tax was a bad idea when Steve Forbes proposed it in '96.  Why should I like the idea now, just because a fellow blah person is pushing it?
 
2013-02-12 10:48:27 AM  

HighOnCraic: I thought the flat tax was a bad idea when Steve Forbes proposed it in '96.  Why should I like the idea now, just because a fellow blah person is pushing it?


First, he's different. He's one of the good ones. Secondly, Republicans are always steadfast in promoting their works. Remember how much Republicans rallied behind Obama's proposal of Bob Dole's health care reform?
 
2013-02-12 10:54:37 AM  

EyeballKid: HighOnCraic: I thought the flat tax was a bad idea when Steve Forbes proposed it in '96.  Why should I like the idea now, just because a fellow blah person is pushing it?

First, he's different. He's one of the good ones. Secondly, Republicans are always steadfast in promoting their works. Remember how much Republicans rallied behind Obama's proposal of Bob Dole's health care reform?


I lol'd!

I expect Republicans to point to Ben Carson as the type of black person they'd love to see as their president.  I also expect him to get the same 5% of votes in the primaries that Alan Keyes got in his numerous runs back when he was the Republicans' favorite black candidate.

Carson's "10" plan sounds a lot like Cain's "9-9-9" plan.
 
2013-02-12 11:02:04 AM  

randomjsa: Yes, we'll need to protect this man and his reputation from the most insidious destructive force in America.

Liberals. Liberals who will stoop to any low and do anything to destroy any minority who disagrees with them. If you want to see racism, be a minority that disagrees with a liberal.


So you think that liberals should suddenly agree with conservative ideas (even bad ones, like the flat tax) if they're presented by a minority, no matter how liberals feel about the actual ideas?
 
2013-02-12 11:23:26 AM  

Debeo Summa Credo: But quoting or paraphrasing that idiotic EJ Dionne line just makes you look stupid.


But that's exactly what you're doing. It's not stupid, is basic observable fact.
 
2013-02-12 11:29:10 AM  

Tumunga: Darth_Lukecash: jehovahs witness protection: We like the hell out of him, but people on the left HATE him because he isn't their expectations of what a black man should be. They are the racists. Anyone who disagrees with Obama is racist in liberals' eyes...even if they back another black person.

Nah, we hate him because he's GOP ignorant conservative - nothing to do with him being black.

Colin Powell had potential- then he screwed up with the Iraq war.

We get it, farklibtards. He's black.


I was angry at all the people who led us into the Iraq War by lying about Saddam Hussein's massive stash of weapons of mass destruction and his involvement in the 9/11 attacks.  Why should Powell get a pass for being among those liars, considering his testimony before the UN?  Were his lies any different from the lies told by the white guys in the Bush Administration?
 
2013-02-12 01:07:28 PM  
I have MS. My medication costs $6000+ per month - which is covered by my insurance.

With only an HSA, I would spend ALL of my salary on medical costs. I would have no additional cash for anything. No mortgage, no food, no transportation to and from work, no fun to take my mind off the fact that I have MS. Anyone who makes less than me - such as someone just entering the job market and just over the limit to be covered by thier parent's insurance - would be farked.

HSAs have thier uses, but they are not a comprehensive solution by any stretch of the imagination.
 
2013-02-12 01:13:54 PM  

Chewbacca_Defense: I have MS. My medication costs $6000+ per month - which is covered by my insurance.

With only an HSA, I would spend ALL of my salary on medical costs. I would have no additional cash for anything. No mortgage, no food, no transportation to and from work, no fun to take my mind off the fact that I have MS. Anyone who makes less than me - such as someone just entering the job market and just over the limit to be covered by thier parent's insurance - would be farked.

HSAs have thier uses, but they are not a comprehensive solution by any stretch of the imagination.


Well, it is your fault for getting MS, though. Why didn't you just choose to not get it?
 
2013-02-12 01:17:58 PM  

EyeballKid: Chewbacca_Defense: Well, it is your fault for getting MS, though. Why didn't you just choose to not get it?


After I chose not to be gay, they told me I was out of choices.
 
2013-02-12 01:29:03 PM  

Chewbacca_Defense: After I chose not to be gay, they told me I was out of choices.


Did you at least try to haggle?
You can usually get away with being effeminate and bi for something like MS, but if you can work in a peanut allergy you have a little bit more wiggle room.
 
2013-02-12 01:31:45 PM  

Elandriel: What the shiat?  This guy is just Michael Steele with a scalpel.  He's a cookie cutter republican bozo who has no concept of progressive taxation or proper methods to ensure the health of the nation.

Being from poverty you would think he'd be more aware or the asinine nature of modern conservatism, but hey he's rich now.  He really is the epitome of GOP candidacy - a purebred first generation "fark you, I got mine".


Yes, how dare he work his way out of poverty and expect others to do the same.
 
2013-02-12 01:35:42 PM  

0Icky0: o5iiawah: Cosby wasn't attacked for his statements about never hearing engineers and doctors speak in Ebonics?

I see your problem here. You lump every idiot that you have heard into a group with every liberal.
Sure, it's easy to do. But it's stupid.


No, i'm lumping the militant black left, who calls their own sellouts, house negros, tokens and uncle toms with other black militant leftists who call their own sellouts, house negros, tokens and uncle toms.  Let me put it to you this way.  Robert Byrd had an "A" rating from the NAACP.  Tim Scott has an F.
 
2013-02-12 01:37:35 PM  

GAT_00: e Michael Steele. Yes they do in fact think that is the solution. Also note he was summarily fired after one of the biggest electoral victories in the history of the House, and his white replacement was not despite failing to take back he Senate when the deck was ridiculously stacked in their favor.


Well.. there was also the little issue of Steeleallegedly leading the RNC into nearly financial ruin, and the new guy actually correcting and then increasing the finances, as well as the fact that Steele was notoriously a poor manager and didn't work well with others (and still doesn't) , but let's not get sidetracked by details.

I actually like Michael Steele, but I'm not a Republican, so my opinion doesn't matter much on the topic, but talking with some RNC people and some GOP fundraisers I've run across, there appears to be some outright anger toward him for doing a botch-up job of actually running the business of the RNC.
 
2013-02-12 01:38:11 PM  

HighOnCraic: Tumunga: Darth_Lukecash: jehovahs witness protection: We like the hell out of him, but people on the left HATE him because he isn't their expectations of what a black man should be. They are the racists. Anyone who disagrees with Obama is racist in liberals' eyes...even if they back another black person.

Nah, we hate him because he's GOP ignorant conservative - nothing to do with him being black.

Colin Powell had potential- then he screwed up with the Iraq war.

We get it, farklibtards. He's black.

I was angry at all the people who led us into the Iraq War by lying about Saddam Hussein's massive stash of weapons of mass destruction and his involvement in the 9/11 attacks.  Why should Powell get a pass for being among those liars, considering his testimony before the UN?  Were his lies any different from the lies told by the white guys in the Bush Administration?


Or the lies told by pretty much anyone and everyone in the Clinton administration about Iraq's WMDs?
 
2013-02-12 01:44:35 PM  

Raoul Eaton: One more guy who's really good at one thing so he thinks he knows everything about everything?  Have we seen this before?

///this problem comes up a lot with doctors in particular
//though they're not the only ones


As someone who works IT at a hospital, this. Though, it's usually the highest level surgeons who see most insufferable to me, most GPs and surgeons in general are generally pretty cool, smart people.

Lawyers tend to fall into this attitude sometimes as well.
 
2013-02-12 01:48:30 PM  

Brubold: Or the lies told by pretty much anyone and everyone in the Clinton administration about Iraq's WMDs?


Hmm yes that was pre Operation Desert Fox. Derpers tend to leave that detail out.
 
2013-02-12 01:50:57 PM  

o5iiawah: No, i'm lumping the militant black left, who calls their own sellouts, house negros, tokens and uncle toms with other black militant leftists who call their own sellouts, house negros, tokens and uncle toms. Let me put it to you this way. Robert Byrd had an "A" rating from the NAACP. Tim Scott has an F.


Well maybe Tim Scott shouldn't vote against civil rights and then cry about it.
 
2013-02-12 02:05:09 PM  

keylock71: You generally hear that slur from older Italians... I don't know the specific origins, myself.


www.sabotagetimes.com
 
2013-02-12 02:10:09 PM  

Graffito: What sort of bills do you get? Mine say something like:
Office Consult, Level 3 $331.00
Anthem Adjustment -$249.71
Anthem Payment $61.29
Balance due $20.00

Anthem is my insurance, and they get this "adjustment" that significantly reduces the bill. When you are paying out-of-pocket, do you get such an adjustment?

From what I can tell, the doctor received $81.29 for a service that was originally billed out as $331.00. Without insurance, I would expect to be billed for the whole $331.00


Normally, this is a result of your "in network" doctor having a mutually beneficial financial relationship with gives him an effective monopoly on treating all patients within his field in a given geographic location who have your particular insurance coverage, as other doctors who are every bit as good, maybe even better at their particular field, are considered "out of network" and you're stuck paying a far higher portion of the bill.

I love it when people say "I don't want the gubbmint telling what doctor I can go to!" (when a single-payer system wouldn't do this) but then they let a profit-minded insurance company do exactly that.
 
2013-02-12 02:22:45 PM  

ox45tallboy: keylock71: You generally hear that slur from older Italians... I don't know the specific origins, myself.

[www.sabotagetimes.com image 500x212]


Lol... Nice. Haven't seen that in ages.

I do remember the slur being used in The Jerk. It's the scene where Navin takes on "Iron Balls" McGinty.

One of the mobsters offers to "keep the eggplants" out of Navin's new housing development.
 
2013-02-12 02:27:36 PM  

Brubold: Or the lies told by pretty much anyone and everyone in the Clinton administration about Iraq's WMDs?


Yeah I remember when Clinton used it as a justification to start a land war.
 
2013-02-12 02:48:00 PM  

o5iiawah: No, i'm lumping the militant black left, who calls their own sellouts, house negros, tokens and uncle toms with other black militant leftists who call their own sellouts, house negros, tokens and uncle toms. Let me put it to you this way. Robert Byrd had an "A" rating from the NAACP. Tim Scott has an F.


You mean to tell me they're judging them by the content of their character, and not by the color of their skin?! Boy, whoever decided on stupid decision making like that...
 
2013-02-12 03:10:39 PM  

TopoGigo: Kevin72: This was more a northern dig at southern-style racism while also haw-hawing the plight of blacks, but circa 1975 college aged a friend riddled "What do they call a black neurosurgeon in Alabama?" The answer of course was "Ni##er". Anyway, now we've got a black neurosurgeon to find out.

The correct answer is "boy". It makes the joke-teller seem less racist, and it's slightly subtler, making it funnier. Add to it that calling a black male "boy" in the south just might be more offensive than calling him a n*gg*r.


Like I say, that was the northern version, specifically Michigan. I never heard of the "boy" routine until long after moving out of state.
 
2013-02-12 03:23:08 PM  

o5iiawah: lennavan: I would trust these 10 major medical groups representing hundreds of thousands of doctors over a wide variety of sub-specialties over his one guy.

Because it ins't as though any of those organizations or the people that represent them stand to benefit in any way from mandating that people purchase their products. In other news, GM, AAA, goodyear tire and Exxon are pleased over the new government mandate that everyone purchase a car


One of those organizations is the American College of Cardiology.  What product are we all forced to purchase from Cardiologists?

Clearly no one is stupid enough to suggests we have a mandate that everyone buy a car.  Was this supposed to be a joke?
 
2013-02-12 03:56:30 PM  

EyeballKid: Citrate1007: The GOP thinks a token minority is all they need to win over the minority votes........this is why they can't get the minority votes.

[media1.policymic.com image 420x265]

Hey, if you don't mind, Tokeno Nuevo (or, as he's known to insiders, "El Palin") up here is trying to seal a '16 nomination. So keep it down!


Cruz? Senator Cruz? He's born in Calgary, Alberthacertificate.
 
2013-02-12 04:04:13 PM  

Kevin72: EyeballKid: Citrate1007: The GOP thinks a token minority is all they need to win over the minority votes........this is why they can't get the minority votes.

[media1.policymic.com image 420x265]

Hey, if you don't mind, Tokeno Nuevo (or, as he's known to insiders, "El Palin") up here is trying to seal a '16 nomination. So keep it down!

Cruz? Senator Cruz? He's born in Calgary, Alberthacertificate.



Cruz?! I'll have you know that's Marco Rubio, whose father fled the oncoming wave of totalitarianistic communist fascism of Cuba by stowing on board the HMS Pinafore to serve under the tutlage of Captain Jean Luc Picard and his busty wife, Morgan Fairchild.
 
2013-02-12 06:26:09 PM  

EyeballKid: Kevin72: EyeballKid: Citrate1007: The GOP thinks a token minority is all they need to win over the minority votes........this is why they can't get the minority votes.

[media1.policymic.com image 420x265]

Hey, if you don't mind, Tokeno Nuevo (or, as he's known to insiders, "El Palin") up here is trying to seal a '16 nomination. So keep it down!

Cruz? Senator Cruz? He's born in Calgary, Alberthacertificate.


Cruz?! I'll have you know that's Marco Rubio, whose father fled the oncoming wave of totalitarianistic communist fascism of Cuba by stowing on board the HMS Pinafore to serve under the tutlage of Captain Jean Luc Picard and his busty wife, Morgan Fairchild.


Oh Fark. Two Republican Latino superstars and they both look alike to me.
 
2013-02-12 08:09:12 PM  

o5iiawah: Robert Byrd had an "A" rating from the NAACP.  Tim Scott has an F.


Would that be because Byrd grew into a fine, progressive man and repudiated his former beliefs?

Now it's Scott's turn.
 
2013-02-13 02:46:48 AM  
After tonight's SOTU rebuttal, the least interesting man in the world will be lucky to get a job on a floundering cable news network.

/stay thirsty, my friends
 
2013-02-13 06:37:54 AM  

HighOnCraic: I thought the flat tax was a bad idea when Steve Forbes proposed it in '96. Why should I like the idea now, just because a fellow blah person is pushing it?


Because statistically, the older people are, the more likely they are to approve of a flat tax.
 
2013-02-13 08:44:53 AM  

HighOnCraic: EyeballKid: HighOnCraic: I thought the flat tax was a bad idea when Steve Forbes proposed it in '96.  Why should I like the idea now, just because a fellow blah person is pushing it?

First, he's different. He's one of the good ones. Secondly, Republicans are always steadfast in promoting their works. Remember how much Republicans rallied behind Obama's proposal of Bob Dole's health care reform?

I lol'd!

I expect Republicans to point to Ben Carson as the type of black person they'd love to see as their president.  I also expect him to get the same 5% of votes in the primaries that Alan Keyes got in his numerous runs back when he was the Republicans' favorite black candidate.

Carson's "10" plan sounds a lot like Cain's "9-9-9" plan.


Give him some credit.  He's not stuttering and it's at least one better.
 
2013-02-13 11:09:19 AM  

o5iiawah: 0Icky0: o5iiawah: Cosby wasn't attacked for his statements about never hearing engineers and doctors speak in Ebonics?

I see your problem here. You lump every idiot that you have heard into a group with every liberal.
Sure, it's easy to do. But it's stupid.

No, i'm lumping the militant black left, who calls their own sellouts, house negros, tokens and uncle toms with other black militant leftists who call their own sellouts, house negros, tokens and uncle toms.  Let me put it to you this way.  Robert Byrd had an "A" rating from the NAACP.  Tim Scott has an F.


Here's what the far right thinks of Tim Scott:

The Anti-white fashion sweeps on: South Carolina governor names Rep. Scott to succeed DeMint in Senate FoxNews.com December 17, 2012.
In the first instance, of course, naming this profoundly under qualified one-term Black Congressman to be Senator is an exploitation of yearning for the "Magical Negro" phenomenon - the product of the endless Hollywood/MSM evocation of brilliant Black Heroes/Geniuses/Mentors who simply do not exist in real life.
The GOP Establishment - and some of the electorate - appears very susceptible to this ridiculous infatuation - as seen the Michael Steele fiasco, the Colin Powell humiliation and the Herman Cain crush. Also, in of course, the protracted campaign to exclude white men from the RNC Chairmanship- until needed to cover up.
Unfortunately Negromania not actually the real explanation. Governor Nikki Hailey is a non-white Neocon Protégé. So was Tim Scott: according to Wikipedia (until they change it). Scott was endorsed by the anti-tax National Club for Growth and Republican House Whip Eric Cantor.The Club For Growth is a Die-Hard NeoCon Front. Cantor is simply bad news.
Naturally, this abrasive rejection of the Affirmative Action issue will simply drive away white voters more. The sad reality is that the South Carolina GOP apparatus has been taken over - or bought. How else to explain Lindsay Graham (RINO-MSM)?

http://www.vdare.com/posts/senator-tim-scott-magic-negro-mania-give s-s c-two-rino-senators-1

That's a terrible problem for the GOP; whenever they try to show that their being more inclusive, some of their most passionate supporters get pissed off.
 
2013-02-13 11:11:47 AM  

proteus_b: HighOnCraic: I thought the flat tax was a bad idea when Steve Forbes proposed it in '96. Why should I like the idea now, just because a fellow blah person is pushing it?

Because statistically, the older people are, the more likely they are to approve of a flat tax.


It will still be a bad idea, no matter how old I get.
 
2013-02-13 11:13:32 AM  

BeesNuts: HighOnCraic: EyeballKid: HighOnCraic: I thought the flat tax was a bad idea when Steve Forbes proposed it in '96.  Why should I like the idea now, just because a fellow blah person is pushing it?

First, he's different. He's one of the good ones. Secondly, Republicans are always steadfast in promoting their works. Remember how much Republicans rallied behind Obama's proposal of Bob Dole's health care reform?

I lol'd!

I expect Republicans to point to Ben Carson as the type of black person they'd love to see as their president.  I also expect him to get the same 5% of votes in the primaries that Alan Keyes got in his numerous runs back when he was the Republicans' favorite black candidate.

Carson's "10" plan sounds a lot like Cain's "9-9-9" plan.

Give him some credit.  He's not stuttering and it's at least one better.


www.founditemclothing.com

"11-11-11!"
 
2013-02-13 01:11:26 PM  

lennavan: o5iiawah: lennavan: I would trust these 10 major medical groups representing hundreds of thousands of doctors over a wide variety of sub-specialties over his one guy.

Because it ins't as though any of those organizations or the people that represent them stand to benefit in any way from mandating that people purchase their products. In other news, GM, AAA, goodyear tire and Exxon are pleased over the new government mandate that everyone purchase a car

One of those organizations is the American College of Cardiology.  What product are we all forced to purchase from Cardiologists?

Clearly no one is stupid enough to suggests we have a mandate that everyone buy a car.  Was this supposed to be a joke?


The point was to suggest that industries and organizations which stand to benefit from government mandating people but their products will likely be in favor of said programs.

EyeballKid: You mean to tell me they're judging them by the content of their character, and not by the color of their skin?! Boy, whoever decided on stupid decision making like that...


Clearly, filibustering the civil rights act and being a dragon in the Klan has nothing to do with the content of his character.  I heard for 6 months how much of a bigot Mitt Romney was because he may have bullied a kid at age 16, yet Byrd as a salient, rational adult chose to be a part of the Klan.

Man, if there werent double standards, progressives wouldn't have any.
 
2013-02-14 08:53:04 AM  

DamnYankees: k1j2b3: Also, I love how he pointed out how political correctness keeps good ideas out of the mix.

What good idea do you feel is not in the mix do to political correctness?


He can't tell you because the evil PC police would immediately kick in his door and revoke his right to speak derp to power.

/or some such inane self-contradicting BS
//I'm pretty sure his definition of "PC" the unmitigated right to say really really stupid shiat without anyone anywhere pointing out how stupid that shiat he's saying actually is
///oh the humanity
 
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