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131. How insensitive of those paramedics!
Forcing government health care on a man who made it absolutely clear that he's against it! Let's see if he sues them.
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  -Man collapses during Republican Rally against Health Care - pics Kadie  Nov-05-09 04:53 PM   #0 
  - Instant Karma, jackass.  tekisui   Nov-05-09 04:54 PM   #1 
  - HA! Exactly.  Xenotime   Nov-05-09 04:56 PM   #7 
  - one word comes to mind  CatWoman   Nov-05-09 05:36 PM   #26 
     - Just what I was about to say.  Sheltiemama   Nov-05-09 06:55 PM   #39 
     - The word I had in mind was "uninsured"  zoff   Nov-06-09 11:39 AM   #133 
  - hmm, shouldn't he have refused that SOCIALIZED fire EMT attention? And why oh why did those around  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 02:03 AM   #64 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-06-09 03:04 PM   #157 
  - And that medic saving his life--who paid for him? United Healthcare?  blondeatlast   Nov-05-09 04:55 PM   #2 
  - Hope he has good insurance. nt  Mosby   Nov-05-09 04:55 PM   #3 
  - I hope he doesn't.  Arugula Latte   Nov-05-09 05:33 PM   #24 
  - Maybe he's on Medicare? Ya know, that "big gummint healthcare" ! nt  CTyankee   Nov-05-09 07:28 PM   #43 
  - By other, you mean "black" and "people not white," of course.  Kalyke   Nov-06-09 08:00 AM   #91 
  - Which made the black paramedic attending to save his life the more ironic...  liberation   Nov-06-09 02:37 PM   #151 
  - I hope they deny coverage because he was out of state . . .  janet118   Nov-06-09 08:45 AM   #105 
  - I think they want to die.  neuvocat   Nov-06-09 02:46 PM   #154 
  - It was a preexisting condition. No one forced him to go to that rally.  shadowknows69   Nov-06-09 09:24 AM   #112 
  - Plus they're giving him oxygen!  Rozlee   Nov-06-09 10:25 AM   #125 
     - Wait....  heliarc   Nov-06-09 05:07 PM   #170 
  - Two words: Bill him.  LuckyLib   Nov-06-09 01:28 PM   #146 
  - And Washington is in his PPO. nt  tsuki   Nov-06-09 08:38 AM   #98 
  - HEHE  mdmc   Nov-05-09 04:55 PM   #4 
  - Irony.  TwilightGardener   Nov-05-09 04:55 PM   #5 
  - there's some irony - hope he's ok  tigereye   Nov-05-09 04:55 PM   #6 
  - DCFD -- Stop giving that man socialized free health care  DebbieCDC   Nov-05-09 04:56 PM   #8 
  - Exactly! Isn't he supposed to be  xxqqqzme   Nov-06-09 11:16 AM   #128 
  - Shouldn't he have refused help from the Office of the Attending Physician?  Solly Mack   Nov-05-09 04:57 PM   #9 
  - You're RIGHT! He should have gasped, "No, thanks!"  TheDebbieDee   Nov-05-09 05:09 PM   #17 
  - next time, let the fat prick pull himself up by his bootstraps.  d_b   Nov-05-09 04:58 PM   #10 
  - That's fascist/socialist  Golden Raisin   Nov-06-09 12:40 PM   #138 
  - WAIT!!! Before you touch him, get his 1) picture ID, 2) insurance card, and 3) copay!  KansDem   Nov-05-09 04:58 PM   #11 
  - Make sure he's legal  Catshrink   Nov-05-09 05:35 PM   #25 
     - Where's his birth certificate?  janet118   Nov-06-09 04:13 PM   #164 
  - Have insurance Mr. Teabagging moran?  nc4bo   Nov-05-09 04:58 PM   #12 
  - Were those EMTs public? Was it socialized something?  damntexdem   Nov-05-09 04:59 PM   #13 
  - DCFD  Warpy   Nov-05-09 05:05 PM   #16 
  - Cheeto withdrawl.  bbernardini   Nov-05-09 04:59 PM   #14 
  - Correction.  Scurrilous   Nov-05-09 05:41 PM   #29 
  - Is there something about cheetos that I missed?  Kadie   Nov-05-09 06:16 PM   #30 
     - An old freeper joke  Canuckistanian   Nov-05-09 06:25 PM   #31 
     - ah.  Kadie   Nov-05-09 06:38 PM   #34 
     - There's also the joke about the freeper who went to the doctor  1955doubledie   Nov-06-09 06:59 AM   #75 
     - 101st Chairborne  Pool Hall Ace   Nov-06-09 07:36 AM   #84 
     - Let's not assume anything here.  wolfgangmo   Nov-06-09 03:55 PM   #162 
     - .  Submariner   Nov-06-09 08:42 AM   #101 
  - Too young for Medicare  Warpy   Nov-05-09 05:04 PM   #15 
  - "No More Socialized Anything"? Like that PUBLIC PARK you chose for your protest?  blondeatlast   Nov-05-09 05:15 PM   #18 
  - These are the same people who raised a stink because DC Metro did not provide enough supplemental  liberation   Nov-06-09 02:39 PM   #152 
  - The Crowd Above Him to the Photographers: "Yeah .. . just GET yer digs in, librul mediuh!"  HughBeaumont   Nov-05-09 05:24 PM   #19 
  - Gets taken away by the socialized government-run fire department!  Festivito   Nov-05-09 05:27 PM   #20 
  - No More Socialized Anything! Ok give up your Medicare now, mmkay.  krabigirl   Nov-05-09 05:28 PM   #21 
  - Goodbye police, highways, libraries, legal system, park system......  OnionPatch   Nov-06-09 07:35 AM   #83 
  - they have to give up their water, too  Blue_Tires   Nov-06-09 09:55 AM   #121 
  - STUPID!!!  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-05-09 05:29 PM   #22 
  - Well well well -- couldn't revive yourself, eh, asshole?  Arugula Latte   Nov-05-09 05:31 PM   #23 
  - Ah. irony.  XanaDUer   Nov-05-09 05:37 PM   #27 
  - Mind numb robots willing to die for the cause  NecklyTyler   Nov-05-09 05:39 PM   #28 
  - Shouldn't he have refused treatment from public EMT's?  Cleita   Nov-05-09 06:28 PM   #32 
  - Phrased most astutely, Cleita....Seriously, he should have been left  truth2power   Nov-06-09 08:30 AM   #95 
  - Uh oh socialized medicine to the rescue!!  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-05-09 06:34 PM   #33 
  - I heard it was hundreds not thousands  southernyankeebelle   Nov-05-09 06:42 PM   #35 
  - He had better reimburse us taxpayers. What a freeloader.  Diane R   Nov-05-09 06:43 PM   #36 
  - The irony, it hurts.  JNelson6563   Nov-05-09 06:43 PM   #37 
  - not half as much as the stupid  CatWoman   Nov-05-09 06:44 PM   #38 
  - Got karma, moran?  Odin2005   Nov-05-09 07:07 PM   #40 
  - He should have pulled himself up by his bootstraps......  Joe the Liberal   Nov-05-09 07:17 PM   #41 
  - Take a look at the bottom picture  1955doubledie   Nov-06-09 07:04 AM   #77 
  - I love the "no more socialized anything" sign  Kievan Rus   Nov-05-09 07:20 PM   #42 
  - Or, for that matter, if they flew to DC, they better not use...  tex-wyo-dem   Nov-05-09 11:00 PM   #56 
  - Or the National Park they had the protest in. nt  blondeatlast   Nov-06-09 09:38 AM   #118 
  - Haha  trotsky   Nov-06-09 07:05 AM   #78 
  - Now that's funny ! Now, off to the "Death Panel" with him!!!!  Unrepentant Fenian   Nov-05-09 07:54 PM   #44 
  - Why didn't he reject that Govmint  malaise   Nov-05-09 07:58 PM   #45 
  - Ha-ha!  JVS   Nov-05-09 07:59 PM   #46 
  - It must be frightening to become severely ill in the middle of a crowd like that.  Kurovski   Nov-05-09 08:15 PM   #47 
  - What do you mean?  VWolf   Nov-06-09 07:25 AM   #80 
     - LOL  Kurovski   Nov-07-09 05:56 PM   #179 
  - Is there a news link to this? I want to post it on another website.  AllieB   Nov-05-09 08:16 PM   #48 
  - I just found the pictures  Kadie   Nov-05-09 08:38 PM   #52 
  - Me too  XanaDUer   Nov-06-09 05:15 AM   #71 
  - It's not much, but it is a pic of the passed-out, anti-healthcare reform guy  XanaDUer   Nov-06-09 05:26 AM   #73 
     - Thanks!  AllieB   Nov-06-09 07:05 AM   #79 
  - Does this qualify as a pre-existing conditon?  rocktivity   Nov-05-09 08:17 PM   #49 
  - Only if he's being treated for stupidity.  rucky   Nov-05-09 11:04 PM   #59 
  - It will tomorrow! nt  xxqqqzme   Nov-06-09 11:25 AM   #130 
  - You think he's hurting now, wait 'til he gets the bill!  Aristus   Nov-05-09 08:18 PM   #50 
  - The Fire Dept. Paramedics are socialized medicine. Why didn't the teabaggers  Rectangle   Nov-05-09 08:19 PM   #51 
  - Damned socialized EMTs.  Stinky The Clown   Nov-05-09 08:44 PM   #53 
  - Do you think he is covered under the Republican's Health plan  gholtron   Nov-05-09 08:58 PM   #54 
  - Give that asshole a big fat bill.  Buddyblazon   Nov-05-09 10:32 PM   #55 
  - I wonder what the (government run) 9-1-1 response time was.  rucky   Nov-05-09 11:03 PM   #57 
  - Karma is a beotch! n/t  The Midway Rebel   Nov-05-09 11:03 PM   #58 
  - "Thousands of people from across the country"  jaysunb   Nov-06-09 12:10 AM   #60 
  - Yeah, and when we gathered tens of thousands to protest an illegal war  deutsey   Nov-06-09 05:27 AM   #74 
  - I hope that they got his credit card  MrScorpio   Nov-06-09 12:12 AM   #61 
  - they can't see it even when it's right in front of their faces  nini   Nov-06-09 12:19 AM   #62 
  - Those pictures make a mockery of their whole  sabrina 1   Nov-06-09 01:50 AM   #63 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-06-09 02:06 AM   #65 
  - What a maroon. K&R  Richard Steele   Nov-06-09 02:46 AM   #66 
  - History repeats itself  krispos42   Nov-06-09 02:52 AM   #67 
  - i wonder if those people watching the medics assist him were feeling rueful.  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 02:57 AM   #68 
  - I don't think people with that attitude have any rue to be full of. nt  demodonkey   Nov-06-09 03:31 AM   #69 
  - Reminds me of a recent exchange with my friend, a Rabid Repub -  colorado_ufo   Nov-06-09 04:35 AM   #70 
  - that really does sum them up, doesn't it?  renate   Nov-06-09 12:56 PM   #141 
  - doesn't it hurt to be friends with someone that lacking in connecting brain cells?  niyad   Nov-08-09 12:10 AM   #181 
  - They should have called a cab and have it take him to the hospital.  deutsey   Nov-06-09 05:23 AM   #72 
  - what and no tip for the taxi driver...sheesh.  Historic NY   Nov-06-09 08:50 AM   #109 
  - Actually a Limo is cheaper than an ambulance.  Wizard777   Nov-06-09 09:35 AM   #117 
  - Hey why did they help him, let him help himself  DainBramaged   Nov-06-09 07:01 AM   #76 
  - Probably retired from a government job...  MindPilot   Nov-06-09 09:46 AM   #119 
  - Wait till he gets the bill for THIS!!!!!  old mark   Nov-06-09 07:30 AM   #81 
  - Traitor!  peekaloo   Nov-06-09 07:34 AM   #82 
  - Should have left him to die. Did any of the pukes help or did they rely on the gubmint?  T Wolf   Nov-06-09 07:45 AM   #85 
  - One thing was missing  DFW   Nov-06-09 07:48 AM   #86 
  - Bachmann  RayStar   Nov-06-09 09:15 AM   #111 
  - 1: I hope he's OK  Turbineguy   Nov-06-09 07:50 AM   #87 
  - What you said.  AspenRose   Nov-06-09 02:54 PM   #156 
  - I hope the send the fat son-of-a-bitch a huge bill.  olegramps   Nov-06-09 07:51 AM   #88 
  - HA!!! Couldn't happen to a "nicer" idiot...  TankLV   Nov-06-09 07:55 AM   #89 
  - We should all show up to these events dressed up like we are sick and maimed or dead.  L0oniX   Nov-06-09 07:57 AM   #90 
  - Some one should send this to KO, I'm sure he could learn the details.  madmom   Nov-06-09 08:13 AM   #92 
  - I knew this was gonna get a lot of comments... TRUE!  MrMickeysMom   Nov-06-09 08:22 AM   #93 
  - Michelle Bachmann needs to make sure this man gets the bill  sufrommich   Nov-06-09 08:24 AM   #94 
  - I hope he has insurance. But could you imagine the beautiful irony if he didn't?  no limit   Nov-06-09 08:32 AM   #96 
  - I hope he follows the Republican Health Care plan and dies quickly.  Leftist Agitator   Nov-06-09 08:35 AM   #97 
  - Well, he's already violated the plan's first precept  Zambero   Nov-06-09 08:48 AM   #107 
  - If there is a god, s/he has been having a good time  crim son   Nov-06-09 08:41 AM   #99 
  - Weren't some of those providing assistance gov't employees?  Zambero   Nov-06-09 08:42 AM   #100 
  - The crowds are getting smaller and smaller.  Javaman   Nov-06-09 08:43 AM   #102 
  - Looks like the GOP death panel was interviewing him......  Historic NY   Nov-06-09 08:44 AM   #103 
  - Anyone notice the "Fox News is Great" sign in the background.  Chipper Chat   Nov-06-09 08:45 AM   #104 
  - I hope the bill for the emergency care really makes him collapse.  Jennicut   Nov-06-09 08:46 AM   #106 
  - Dang, there goes another irony meter.  TygrBright   Nov-06-09 08:49 AM   #108 
  - See - He wasn't following the Republican Plan (tm) "Don't Get Sick"  paparush   Nov-06-09 08:52 AM   #110 
  - How is that person holding the No More Socialized Anything going to get home?  DrZeeLit   Nov-06-09 09:24 AM   #113 
  - How would they have gotten THERE?  HughBeaumont   Nov-06-09 11:41 AM   #134 
  - Smack my forehead! You are soooo RIGHT! Duh... HOW DID they get to the event?  DrZeeLit   Nov-06-09 12:17 PM   #135 
  - Deleted by jcm.  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-08-09 08:30 AM   #182 
  - Why is he getting health care instead of dying quickly like a good Republican?  Wizard777   Nov-06-09 09:25 AM   #114 
  - Bingo  Nikki Stone1   Nov-06-09 09:47 AM   #120 
  - Being carried away by the socialist fire department.  Ganja Ninja   Nov-06-09 09:30 AM   #115 
  - Believe it or not, some of the moran contingent is trying to take over the argument . . .  HughBeaumont   Nov-06-09 11:24 AM   #129 
     - Perhaps a "public service" copy of Roget's Thesaurus is in order. nt  blondeatlast   Nov-06-09 04:11 PM   #163 
     - "Public? "Social", as in "society"? What possible connection could there be?  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-08-09 08:33 AM   #183 
  - how about all those socialized police officers  fascisthunter   Nov-06-09 09:35 AM   #116 
  - Social Darwinism can be brutal. Those paramedics should have let  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-08-09 08:40 AM   #184 
  - Good luck, buddy.........  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-06-09 09:57 AM   #122 
  - The irony's of life. n/t  Fire1   Nov-06-09 10:05 AM   #123 
  - I hope he has to pay out of pocket and the bills bankrupt him. (nt)  harmonicon   Nov-06-09 10:18 AM   #124 
  - The perfect case for recission.  byronius   Nov-06-09 10:39 AM   #126 
  - Did the bastard have INSURANCE?  Kansas Wyatt   Nov-06-09 10:45 AM   #127 
  - How insensitive of those paramedics!  Time for change   Nov-06-09 11:36 AM   #131 
  - He'll probably sue the White House for FORCING emergency healthcare on him. nt  valerief   Nov-06-09 11:38 AM   #132 
  - And to beat it all  4_TN_TITANS   Nov-06-09 12:24 PM   #136 
  - "Thousands of people attend..."  intheflow   Nov-06-09 12:37 PM   #137 
  - This could be your  emilyg   Nov-06-09 12:43 PM   #139 
  - If it were my fat freeper brother, it would serve him right  Patiod   Nov-06-09 02:41 PM   #153 
  - You made a lot of  emilyg   Nov-06-09 06:25 PM   #172 
  - Compassion is, as compassion does. It's clear. Those people have been  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-08-09 08:45 AM   #185 
  - I can't fault you this opinion.  Celtic Merlin   Nov-07-09 03:37 AM   #173 
  - I hope he is ok too.  Kadie   Nov-06-09 04:45 PM   #167 
  - Watch him end up as a guest on Glenn Beck.  KillCapitalism   Nov-06-09 12:53 PM   #140 
  - Tough shit, Asshole!  Taverner   Nov-06-09 12:58 PM   #142 
  - Tried to tell you  Ticonderoga   Nov-06-09 12:58 PM   #143 
  - How many thousands?  BanzaiBonnie   Nov-06-09 01:04 PM   #144 
  - They should have demanded proof of payment before helping.  Buzz Clik   Nov-06-09 01:25 PM   #145 
  - But he refused treatment, right? They treated him by force, right? Like this guy....  Sparkly   Nov-06-09 02:05 PM   #147 
  - Darn those socialist paramedics.  Vinca   Nov-06-09 02:08 PM   #148 
  - Fucking beautiful, poetic, justice. I hope the entire world sees this.  EnviroBat   Nov-06-09 02:31 PM   #149 
  - While unfortuante for the man involved, I've got to LOL just for the irony  Stumbler   Nov-06-09 02:32 PM   #150 
  - Did they ask for his insurance card first? n/t  davidwparker   Nov-06-09 02:47 PM   #155 
  - They should have just let the dumb fuck die  MikeE   Nov-06-09 03:19 PM   #158 
  - Irony....this is it.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-06-09 03:28 PM   #159 
  - He should have been left for dead....  makeanoise   Nov-06-09 03:46 PM   #160 
  - And those dopes protesting look on without a freakin' clue.......  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-06-09 03:50 PM   #161 
  - Hope his credit rating is good.  eppur_se_muova   Nov-06-09 04:35 PM   #165 
  - Did they insist on seeing his 'long form' birth certificate before giving aid?  havocmom   Nov-06-09 04:44 PM   #166 
  - Wait a minute was that a government paid doctor? THIS GUY DOESN'T WANT THE COMMIUNITY GIVING HIM  JohnWxy   Nov-06-09 04:49 PM   #168 
  - On the other hand  ManicZen   Nov-06-09 05:05 PM   #169 
  - They don't have any doubt  samplegirl   Nov-07-09 08:42 AM   #178 
  - Only in America!  NICO9000   Nov-06-09 05:31 PM   #171 
  - Pre-existing wanker condition. Did anyone call the whambulance?  lonestarnot   Nov-07-09 07:37 AM   #174 
  - Shallow thinkers following manipulative leaders. I assume each of them are  peacetalksforall   Nov-07-09 08:02 AM   #175 
  - i see white people....  madrchsod   Nov-07-09 08:15 AM   #176 
  - Maybe he was fantasizing Rush Limbaugh would...  TwentyFive   Nov-07-09 08:36 AM   #177 
  - Thanks.  Kurovski   Nov-07-09 06:28 PM   #180 
  - Way to go, Dude.. the whole world gets to see your flabby, pasty belly  SoCalDem   Nov-08-09 08:46 AM   #186 
 

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