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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-05-09 07:04 AM
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8. Did you even watch the Good Morning America piece?
The fact that they exist isn't even in dispute.
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  -Michael Moore's Expose of 'Dead Peasant' Insurance Policies Too Shocking Even for GMA to ignore marmar  Oct-05-09 06:30 AM   #0 
  - i guess unless the company actually kills you, then as long as they pay the premiums  vadawg   Oct-05-09 06:35 AM   #1 
  - Seems a blatant conflict of interest to me.  geckosfeet   Oct-05-09 06:37 AM   #3 
  - why? im pretty sure my county would like to or has insured me so if something happens  vadawg   Oct-05-09 06:41 AM   #4 
     - It becomes an undeniable conflict of interest...  Orsino   Oct-05-09 09:47 AM   #48 
     - This is not the same as 'key' employee life insurance.  unapatriciated   Oct-05-09 04:16 PM   #68 
  - I can't believe you said that.  sabrina 1   Oct-05-09 02:13 PM   #56 
  - I can. He spews RW talking points and libertarian bullcrap all the time.  AllieB   Oct-05-09 03:54 PM   #64 
     - Ah, well thanks for the info. It is pretty disturbing to see anyone  sabrina 1   Oct-05-09 04:23 PM   #69 
        - It's a testament to the good nature of the mods and admins  AllieB   Oct-05-09 04:30 PM   #70 
           - Lol, well maybe we'll rub off on him ~  sabrina 1   Oct-05-09 11:35 PM   #75 
  - Can I buy fire insurance on your house?  DireStrike   Oct-05-09 02:22 PM   #61 
     - if you want, but ill have to shoot you if you approach with burning ember :)  vadawg   Oct-05-09 02:25 PM   #62 
  - Don't insurance companies require that your appoval, at least your knowledge  geckosfeet   Oct-05-09 06:36 AM   #2 
  - did michael expose the numbers of how many of these "policies" exist?  1   Oct-05-09 06:50 AM   #5 
  - Some minds are just hermetically sealed.......  marmar   Oct-05-09 06:57 AM   #6 
  - ok. gotcha. michael says it is so. it must be so. do not question...  1   Oct-05-09 07:00 AM   #7 
     - Did you even watch the Good Morning America piece?  marmar   Oct-05-09 07:04 AM   #8 
     - did you even read my question?  1   Oct-05-09 07:23 AM   #9 
        - Umm, it's been legitimized by mainstream media sources, so it's NOT sensationalist BS......  marmar   Oct-05-09 07:27 AM   #10 
           - umm, so you don't know. and you can't answer the question. ok. just say that...  1   Oct-05-09 07:38 AM   #11 
              - Dude, whatever, enjoy your day at DU......  marmar   Oct-05-09 07:39 AM   #12 
              - Look at the links I posted below, such policies generate more than 8 BILLION in premiums annually.  ET Awful   Oct-05-09 07:43 AM   #14 
              - again, thank you for the links...  1   Oct-05-09 07:53 AM   #17 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-05-09 07:59 AM   #18 
                 - nice talk, sugar mouth...  1   Oct-05-09 08:20 AM   #24 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-05-09 09:40 AM   #45 
                    - LOL. Welcome to DU!  Quantess   Oct-05-09 02:16 PM   #57 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-05-09 12:56 PM   #52 
              - I was surprised at how many major corporations held those policies.  Overseas   Oct-05-09 09:53 AM   #49 
              - What difference does it make?  Raineyb   Oct-05-09 04:04 PM   #66 
     - Ummm, it's been going on for a LONG time, maybe you should wake up  ET Awful   Oct-05-09 07:42 AM   #13 
     - thank you. i'm sorry i'm not good at online research. thank you for the links...  1   Oct-05-09 07:47 AM   #16 
        - Oh bullshit...spell it with me---G---O---O---G---L---E  trumad   Oct-05-09 08:00 AM   #20 
        - .  trumad   Oct-05-09 08:00 AM   #21 
     - It's a fact  boobooday   Oct-05-09 07:46 AM   #15 
     - this is not new...  lame54   Oct-05-09 09:43 AM   #46 
     - The reasonn why even the media reported on  sabrina 1   Oct-05-09 04:38 PM   #71 
  - Why not just Google "Dead Peasant Insurance" and find the figures you want?  csziggy   Oct-05-09 07:59 AM   #19 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-05-09 08:01 AM   #22 
  - because the OP made the claim. i expected the OP to have the facts.  1   Oct-05-09 08:23 AM   #25 
     - The OP posted a piece from AlterNet......  marmar   Oct-05-09 08:35 AM   #27 
     - i read the alternet piece. it said nothing.  1   Oct-05-09 08:44 AM   #29 
        - You have to watch the video that's linked to it.....  marmar   Oct-05-09 08:47 AM   #30 
           - ok. and i asked a question...  1   Oct-05-09 08:54 AM   #33 
              - Of someone who didn't create the piece, but okay.......  marmar   Oct-05-09 08:58 AM   #35 
              - as did you.  1   Oct-05-09 09:09 AM   #39 
              - Calling something sensationalist bullshit isn't asking a question.  EOTE   Oct-05-09 01:53 PM   #55 
     - OP was posting contents of an article with a link to it  csziggy   Oct-05-09 08:39 AM   #28 
        - "That is a way of starting a dialog." really?  1   Oct-05-09 08:53 AM   #31 
           - I'll try to say this really simply, because it doesn't seem to penetrate.....  marmar   Oct-05-09 08:56 AM   #34 
           - Anything even remotely 'conspiratorial' sounding and the haters go bugfuck!  Echo In Light   Oct-05-09 09:05 AM   #37 
           - i too will speak slowly...  1   Oct-05-09 09:07 AM   #38 
              - Perhaps you got that reaction because your fellow DUers.....  marmar   Oct-05-09 09:15 AM   #40 
              - *sigh* so again, the fact checking of "your" post is "my" responsibility?  1   Oct-05-09 09:19 AM   #42 
                 - Mon dieu.....  marmar   Oct-05-09 09:40 AM   #44 
              - Like when someone responds with...  LanternWaste   Oct-05-09 02:18 PM   #58 
           - The OP article was about the reaction of GMA to "Dead Peasants Insurance"  csziggy   Oct-05-09 09:17 AM   #41 
  - Dupe, but with another link  csziggy   Oct-05-09 08:04 AM   #23 
  - well this "urban bullshit" has been going on for a long time.  unapatriciated   Oct-05-09 04:10 PM   #67 
  - go see the movie. millions of policies.. companies named.  robinlynne   Oct-05-09 05:29 PM   #72 
  - The "Dead Peasant Insurance" thing is disgusting and shocking.  Odin2005   Oct-05-09 08:33 AM   #26 
  - This is the potential 'death panel'.  yellerpup   Oct-05-09 08:53 AM   #32 
  - Corporations = Private Tyranny  Echo In Light   Oct-05-09 09:01 AM   #36 
  - The "dead peasant" polices are a shocker, but don't let that distract you from this...  JHB   Oct-05-09 09:28 AM   #43 
  - DEATH PANELS!!  Swamp Rat   Oct-05-09 09:43 AM   #47 
  - Wow, Swamp Rat, your touch  omega minimo   Oct-05-09 01:29 PM   #53 
  - Bring out your dead! Clang!!! Bring out your dead!  Rex   Oct-05-09 02:22 PM   #60 
  - Good grief, this has been going on for twenty years  PVnRT   Oct-05-09 09:57 AM   #50 
  - That a company can get away with offering some sort of  LibDemAlways   Oct-05-09 09:58 AM   #51 
  - some reference links here  omega minimo   Oct-05-09 01:33 PM   #54 
  - There is such a thing as "key man insurance" where you insure your partners.  Raven   Oct-05-09 02:22 PM   #59 
  - Why not make a few bucks when one of the drones dies?  gratuitous   Oct-05-09 02:36 PM   #63 
  - Can we take out insurance on our EMPLOYERS' lives?  upi402   Oct-05-09 03:59 PM   #65 
  - Nice to see the corporations can pay for this but not give you a raise.  Arctic Dave   Oct-05-09 06:01 PM   #73 
  - Are just business you work for taking out these policies?  PuraVidaDreamin   Oct-05-09 06:16 PM   #74 
 

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