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This is a rave to all the underpaid workers in the hospitals and nursing homes. You need to protest because you are exposed to all kinds of germs, bad attitudes and everything else. An emergency room visit cost me $140, and that was just for a blood pressure and temperature check. It takes teamwork to run these hospitals efficiently, and some of these hospitals in the CSRA should be ashamed over what they are paying the little people, as they are called. When a nursing assistant is not even making $10 an hour and not getting a regular raise, then something is wrong.

I'm a registered nurse, and work in an Augusta hospital. I can't understand why everyone is against the idea that all people should be expected to have health insurance. Most hospitals are struggling to stay in business because they treat so many patients who have no insurance. Patients show up every day requiring care, knowing that they won't be turned away. Those of us who work in health care have known for years that something needed to be done. Now, after 30 years of talking about it, something has at last been done. Mandating that everyone have some form of insurance is a huge step in the right direction.

Headline asks a question: "What's next for health care?" Easy answer: Lousy health care.

Why, oh why, doesn't someone publish a brief summary of the pros and cons of this new health care reform bill and cut out all these opinions on how bad it is? I don't know a thing about this bill because I have not been privileged to read it, and nobody else has either.

RANT! Our Constitution may as well be written on wet toilet paper. We the people of the United States of America no longer have a voice. We must put an end to this steamrolling by our politicians.

Never have I felt prouder to be an American than since Sunday night. Never have I been so ashamed of anyone as I am of the Republican Party.

In response to the rant from the person who fails to understand why Obama was called an idiot: You need to get some real information on socialized medicine and all the other programs that are infuriating the majority of Americans. I lived a long time in England and know for a fact that many older people died from rationing. You are the one who needs intelligent information.

Now taxpayers will be forced to pay for abortions. Rep. Stupak was bamboozled. He accepted the lie and the bribe, and we can't wait until November.

Make the school super­intendent's position an elected job, starting with the November election.

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Trey Enfantay
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Trey Enfantay 03/26/10 - 07:25 am
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Aye - Be careful where you

Aye - Be careful where you tuck those Altoids ®

willienelson
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willienelson 03/26/10 - 07:27 am
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Massa Gil

Massa Gil

Ayetidiosi
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Ayetidiosi 03/26/10 - 07:35 am
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Not Altoids®: Flatulante™

Not Altoids®: Flatulante™

Weed
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Weed 03/26/10 - 07:43 am
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Let me get this

Let me get this straight...obamacrats passed a health care plan written by a committee whose chairman says he doesn't understand it, passed by a Congress that hasn't read it but exempts themselves from it, signed by a president that also is exempt from it, hasn't read it and who smokes, with funding administered by a treasury chief who didn't pay his taxes, all to be overseen by a surgeon general who is obese, and financed by a country that's broke. If this is so great should not congress been the first to sign up? What next for the obamacrats?

Trey Enfantay
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Trey Enfantay 03/26/10 - 07:43 am
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Beano™ and the jets.....

Beano™ and the jets.....

Chillen
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Chillen 03/26/10 - 07:44 am
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Just read this article

Just read this article elsewhere. Sound like great material, I'll set my DVR today.

"Fox news this Sunday 9:00 Pm Eastern.....This Coming Sunday-- Set Your DVR Maybe this is why the White House has been discounting FOX. Sounds like this could be History in the making - someone may go down - either Obama or Fox News. It may be that Fox has been holding this information back due to the sensitivity of it and out of courtesy. But, Obama has taken on Fox and it appears they are ready to spill the ugly beans of truth about the background of this individual who has had an extremely radical past. This Sunday Fox news, is going to air a very important documentary about Barack Obama. The report will go back to Obama's earlier days, showing even then his close ties to radical Marxist professors, friends, spiritual advisers, etc. It will also reveal details about his ties to Rev. Wright for 20+ years, i.e., how he was participating with this man, and not for the reasons he stated.The report has uncovered more of Obama's radical past and we will see things that no one in the media is willing to put out there. It will be a segment to remember. Democrat or Republican, this report will open your eyes to how YOUR country is being sold down the road to Totalitarian Socialism."

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Dudeness 03/26/10 - 07:50 am
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Trouble, members of Congress

Trouble, members of Congress get to keep their plan even after leaving Congress. They will forever remain exempt from this health care law.

Based on these rants, the Constitution is obviously a foreign concept to many. You would think some of these were written by newcomers to this place we like to call "America".

Ayetidiosi
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Ayetidiosi 03/26/10 - 07:53 am
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Lucy In The Stall with

Lucy In The Stall with Diarrhea.

Trey Enfantay
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Trey Enfantay 03/26/10 - 08:06 am
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The Long and Winding Road?

The Long and Winding Road?

willienelson
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willienelson 03/26/10 - 08:13 am
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Every nite while you're

Every nite while you're sleeping, diarrhea comes a creeping around.....

Trey Enfantay
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Trey Enfantay 03/26/10 - 08:14 am
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Never trust a poof!

Never trust a poof!

Trey Enfantay
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Trey Enfantay 03/26/10 - 08:18 am
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willie - You are welcome to

willie - You are welcome to join us in the koffee kletch room so as not to make this our personal chat room......

Ayetidiosi
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Ayetidiosi 03/26/10 - 08:40 am
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Now Trey, don't be silly. Cue

Now Trey, don't be silly. Cue the duck! AFLAC

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john 03/26/10 - 08:42 am
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Chillen, it doesnt matter, it

Chillen, it doesnt matter, it will just be dismissed by his supporters as no big deal, and fox is just a hate mongering, racist organization. The "what has the government done for me lately?" crowd doesnt give a rats you know what about who he hung out with.

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Chillen 03/26/10 - 08:45 am
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Unfortunately & sadly you are

Unfortunately & sadly you are right john. I think this administration could commit murder on national TV and not only would they get away with it, but it would be Bush's fault.

I'm still going to watch. Should be a great show, for those who seek the truth.

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dichotomy 03/26/10 - 08:48 am
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I guess all of the people who

I guess all of the people who think healthcare will be free are estatic about the healthcare bill. But the people who are smart enough to balance a checkbook know their health insurance premiums are going up, not down. And their taxes are going up, not down. And their quality of healthcare is going down, not up. The Democrats will run around the country touting the good parts of this bill which will happen soon. But you do notice that they left the new taxes, the new IRS agents, and the full impact of 30 million new Medicaid patients to all happen after the next presidential election. They know this bill will bankrupt this country and increase the deficit so they left it to the next guy and the next congress to figure out how to really pay for it. They lied and and forced the CBO to lie. All they wanted was universal healthcare signed into law and they don't care who they have to tax to pay for it. That is why we must elect only people who will work to repeal this law and give us common sense healthcare reform, not Communist healthcare reform where they take money away from you and your kids to pay for non-working, non-productive entitlement junkies who are addicted living off of your money. Democrats love to buy votes with your money and they just bought a bunch. Now they will work on giving citizenship to 12,000,000 or so more illegal aliens to buy their vote and give them free healthcare that you will be paying for. As of this morning the CBO started telling the "side truths" about our financial state, including our new Communist healthcare. They announced this morning that by 2020 our national debt will be 90% of our GDP. For your morons that love free stuff and are too ignorant to understand GDP that means our country will owe other countries 90% of what we produce every year. How long do you think your free healthcare is going to last? And what that means is that eventually the government will have to take 90% of every penny you make. Oh yeh, and that is just the federal government. The states will be trying to take the other 10% or more to pay for all of the bums and welfare addicts you just threw into the Medicaid program. I'd say that you just voted yourself out of ANY healthcare in about 15 or 20 years and there won't even be an emergency room to go to to get your BP and temp checked (another moron). The whole system is going belly up because the government will be going belly up. We are one step from defaulting on interest payments now and the first time that happens this whole house of cards comes tumbling down. But the Communist Democrats aren't worried. They have no problem with putting all working people in the 90% tax bracket. They will continue their backroom payoffs, vote buying, and hiring more IRS agents to take your money. That has always been their approach and Obama is a tax and spend, government control Democrat personafied. The combination of Obama, Pelosi, Reid, and a Communist Democrat super majority have dealt a lethal blow to this country and to freedom. Get in the streets and revolt....now. Support candidates who vow to repeal this bill and cut the spending across the board. Keep calling and emailing those politicians who voted for this healthcare bill and let them know they should be filling out their resumes. Don't threaten them. Just tell them that they are arrogant, elitist, Communists. Tell them they have hurt working families and seniors. And tell them that we will not forget what they have done over the next eight months no matter how they try to lie and spin their arrogant vote. The majority of this country did not want this bill and they still do not want this bill. And we violently resent having it shoved down our throat.

Ayetidiosi
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Ayetidiosi 03/26/10 - 08:50 am
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Since all who disagree with

Since all who disagree with Obama's plans are now racists, what word do we use for those who have a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race?

Trey Enfantay
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Trey Enfantay 03/26/10 - 08:50 am
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Zoe, that is a most excellent

Zoe, that is a most excellent version of that song, thank you!

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happychimer 03/26/10 - 08:58 am
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Good morning. It's a

Good morning. It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. May God bless all our leaders, especially our President Obama. Ya'll have a nice day.

Ayetidiosi
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Ayetidiosi 03/26/10 - 09:01 am
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Indeed Zoe. Most enjoyable.

Indeed Zoe. Most enjoyable. Thank you.

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CobaltGeorge 03/26/10 - 09:16 am
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A Good Great Day to all you

A Good Great Day to all you True Americans and may your day be happy to all you Destroy America humans.

It is so good to see the attitude "Don't Tread On Me" by hearing the click of words of weapons.

Trey Enfantay
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Trey Enfantay 03/26/10 - 09:35 am
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Okay, back to reality: By

Okay, back to reality:

By David M. Dickson for The Washington Times

President Obama's fiscal 2011 budget will generate nearly $10 trillion in cumulative budget deficits over the next 10 years, $1.2 trillion more than the administration projected, and raise the federal debt to 90 percent of the nation's economic output by 2020, the Congressional Budget Office reported Thursday.

In its 2011 budget, which the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released Feb. 1, the administration projected a 10-year deficit total of $8.53 trillion. After looking it over, CBO said in its final analysis, released Thursday, that the president's budget would generate a combined $9.75 trillion in deficits over the next decade.

"An additional $1.2 trillion in debt dumped on [GDP] to our children makes a huge difference," said Brian Riedl, a budget analyst at the conservative Heritage Foundation. "That represents an additional debt of $10,000 per household above and beyond the federal debt they are already carrying."

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KSL 03/26/10 - 10:04 am
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Wonder how many people read

Wonder how many people read the first rant and said or thought the exact same thing that Trey posted?

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Sargebaby 03/26/10 - 10:41 am
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Morning everyone! Probably

Morning everyone! Probably can't stay long, but wanted to wish everyone a great Friday. Rejoice and be glad in this day, as we don't know how many peaceful days we have left. Think positive, and start the day off with a prayer. Mine is for blessings for each of you and to new Friends!

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RocknRoll 03/26/10 - 10:48 am
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If you consider that there

If you consider that there has been an average of 160,000 troops in the Iraq theater of operations during the past 22 months, and a total of 2112 deaths, that gives a firearm death rate of 60 per 100,000 soldiers.

The firearm death rate in Washington, D.C. is 80.6 per 100,000 for the same period.

That means you are about 25 per cent more likely to be shot and killed in the US capital, which has some of the strictest gun control laws in the US , than you are in Iraq .

Conclusion: The US should pull out of Washington, D.C.

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Sargebaby 03/26/10 - 11:05 am
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RocknRoll says, "If you

RocknRoll says, "If you consider that there has been an average of 160,000 troops in the Iraq theater of operations during the past 22 months, and a total of 2112 deaths, that gives a firearm death rate of 60 per 100,000 soldiers."
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Good post R&R, but you have to consider that a great number of deaths in the mid East are as a result of IED explosions. I would really like to see some numbers distinguishing between the two. And you're right, D.C. needs an enema!

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CobaltGeorge 03/26/10 - 11:11 am
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And you're right, D.C. needs

And you're right, D.C. needs an enema! Agree Jim but I would like to add a prostate test while we are at it.

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usafvet 03/26/10 - 11:23 am
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Good morning all. Sarge,

Good morning all. Sarge, sounds like you have had a few bad days lately. Also shows that "true grit" coming through. Hope today will be a great one for you.

Trey Enfantay
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Trey Enfantay 03/26/10 - 11:56 am
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Here we go, don't let the

Here we go, don't let the momentum stop -

For now it appears little is standing in the way of North Dakota Governor John Hoeven's transition from the statehouse to the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Republicans gain another senator in the process, too. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in North Dakota shows Hoeven leading his Democratic opponent Tracy Potter 68% to 25% in their race for the U.S. Senate.

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RoadkiII 03/26/10 - 12:22 pm
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Todays Observation From the

Todays Observation From the Road

According to democratic leadership, the next major undertaking is immigration reform. Instead of rushing through another bill with holes big enough to drive a truck loaded with illegal immigrants through, why not just enforce the laws already enacted?

The rantings of a POOF

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