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Snoggera Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-05-04 05:01 PM
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36. You're not listening
I take no pleasure in anyone's suffering, but an intelligent HUMAN separates the emotion of vicarious grief from the person.

I am not happy he died

I hated his policies. His policies started this country on the road to destruction, and his policies are being carried out by his minion, *, currently.

I don't personally give a shit if he was a pathetic, sick old man. There are a lot of them out there. In fact, I know one right now that has prostate cancer, and no one will treat him with anything other than medications designed to lower blood pressure and therefore shrink it, possibly delaying his inevitable, painful death. He won't have a nation giving him sympathy for having lived an honorable life. He could probably live many more years if the HMO's that control his access to medical care didn't deny him that care.

It was during Saint Ronnie's reign that HMO's came to control the medical process. If it's not financially viable to save someone's poverty laden life, then "let'em go." I wonder how Reagan managed to live 10 years longer than most that suffer from the same illness? Did he, maybe get better care than your grandfather would?
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