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Carni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-17-10 01:54 PM
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107. This is horrifying
When I read stories like this I just want to wring the necks of every greedy so called conservative SOB in this country.
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  -Joel Patrick (7 yrs old) did not survive US healthcare. He was buried today SoCalDem  Feb-16-10 10:26 PM   #0 
  - This is beyond  indy legend   Feb-16-10 10:52 PM   #1 
  - why isn't this right across the front page - headlines?  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-16-10 10:59 PM   #4 
  - Because Jiggles in the Morning (CNN) is obsessed about Tiger  tsuki   Feb-17-10 04:10 AM   #31 
  - Thing is, though, the fuckers in both parties DO. NOT. CARE.  liberalhistorian   Feb-16-10 11:03 PM   #6 
  - Wish I could recomment this post. eom.  laundry_queen   Feb-16-10 11:43 PM   #16 
  - Sigh. Every ounce of my anger against all the "Who's" responsible for this  truedelphi   Feb-17-10 03:09 AM   #29 
  - AMEN, indy legend  catbyte   Feb-17-10 11:08 AM   #81 
  - Perfect post  SusanaMontana41   Feb-17-10 08:30 PM   #136 
  - Hardship on top of injustice on top of injustice.  sharesunited   Feb-16-10 10:55 PM   #2 
  - the American people are at fault for not supporting this poor boy and his family  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-16-10 11:00 PM   #5 
  - Where are you USA Today, NYT, Washington Post?  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-16-10 10:57 PM   #3 
  - You know what they would probably say? Happens so often it's not newsworthy.  sharesunited   Feb-16-10 11:04 PM   #7 
  - perish the thought of upsetting the health insurance companies  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-16-10 11:10 PM   #8 
  - Who owns the press?  Joe Bacon   Feb-17-10 06:30 AM   #37 
     - The Republican Party and much of the Democratic Party  Enthusiast   Feb-17-10 08:26 AM   #53 
  - If this bunch of congress critters had done their jobs...  winyanstaz   Feb-16-10 11:12 PM   #9 
  - Fuck  WillyT   Feb-16-10 11:15 PM   #10 
  - I'll second that emotion  Occulus   Feb-16-10 11:17 PM   #12 
  - Yep, that sums it up. Shame on the US. The only industrialized country... nt  thereismore   Feb-17-10 09:09 AM   #57 
  - You know what? I'm sick of beating around the bush.  Eric Condon   Feb-16-10 11:15 PM   #11 
  - I'll say it. Fuck that selfish protestant individual responsibility gospel. Just fuck it to hell. nt  thereismore   Feb-17-10 09:10 AM   #58 
  - You just said what I have been thinking...  driver8   Feb-17-10 11:41 AM   #91 
     - I am seriously considering telling my children that they should do what they can to settle elsewhere  Arugula Latte   Feb-17-10 11:50 AM   #92 
        - Both of my children are in a Spanish Immersion program...  driver8   Feb-17-10 01:43 PM   #105 
        - +1 Well said. [N/T]  quark219   Feb-17-10 03:00 PM   #111 
        - That's what I'm telling young people. Find out what occupations are in demand & get trained for one  laughingliberal   Feb-17-10 07:30 PM   #130 
  - When I posted about my 7 year old nephew's battle with cancer......  FrenchieCat   Feb-16-10 11:25 PM   #13 
  - Damn.. I did not see that thread.. and I too loathe the un-reccers  SoCalDem   Feb-16-10 11:30 PM   #14 
  - I cry for all children.....  FrenchieCat   Feb-16-10 11:34 PM   #15 
  - My prayers to you and your  RedRoses323   Feb-17-10 11:27 AM   #85 
  - Good shall eventually triumph. There are bitter days ahead. Please hang in there.  RedCloud   Feb-17-10 12:38 PM   #96 
  - Because the un-reccers don't want you or me to be able to make the thread rise to....  Raster   Feb-17-10 05:45 AM   #36 
  - I am glad you nephew got help and is doing better.  indy legend   Feb-16-10 11:53 PM   #18 
  - There are people here who say Kill the Bill........  FrenchieCat   Feb-17-10 12:05 AM   #21 
     - You blame people who want/wanted this bill killed?  PassingFair   Feb-17-10 04:17 PM   #116 
        - yes, I really wish FC would not have drug her complaints over her recs/unrecs into this thread.  Divine Discontent   Feb-17-10 05:11 PM   #118 
  - i am so sorry to hear about this.  shireen   Feb-16-10 11:57 PM   #19 
  - Every one get on here and rec this thread.  indy legend   Feb-17-10 12:21 AM   #22 
     - There is nothing worse than a Republican.  FrenchieCat   Feb-17-10 01:01 AM   #25 
        - I'm not sure where I lost you.  indy legend   Feb-17-10 01:15 AM   #27 
  - I'm sorry to hear  Brewman_Jax   Feb-17-10 08:03 AM   #45 
  - OMG, people are such assholes!  Odin2005   Feb-17-10 08:14 AM   #51 
  - missed that thread  BlancheSplanchnik   Feb-17-10 09:07 AM   #56 
  - Wow...  redqueen   Feb-17-10 09:18 AM   #59 
  - I will personally apologize for the insensitive ones that unrec'd your thread.  FedUpWithIt All   Feb-17-10 10:22 AM   #74 
  - This is the first I saw of your locked thread  abq e streeter   Feb-17-10 11:22 AM   #83 
  - Hopefully unrecced by trolls  KamaAina   Feb-17-10 11:29 AM   #86 
  - One of the many problems.  peace13   Feb-17-10 12:40 PM   #97 
  - I wish him a long and heathy life  babydollhead   Feb-17-10 02:09 PM   #109 
  - Don't mind the trolls, Frenchie  Cali_Democrat   Feb-17-10 07:36 PM   #134 
  - Friends of mine lost their 15 month old son today after being diagnosed with cancer in August.  ezgoingrl   Feb-16-10 11:49 PM   #17 
  - I cannot imagine such a loss. My most sincere condolences to them.  FedUpWithIt All   Feb-17-10 10:28 AM   #78 
  - I cannot even comprehend such a loss...  Flatulo   Feb-17-10 10:18 PM   #138 
  - I totally agree. n/t  wisteria   Feb-17-10 12:05 AM   #20 
  - Here is a perfect example of rethug FAMILY VALUES at work  Hugabear   Feb-17-10 12:38 AM   #23 
  - Don't even think of laying all this at the feet of Republicans. You're blind of you think  salguine   Feb-17-10 08:08 AM   #48 
  - I absolutely know it  indy legend   Feb-17-10 09:51 AM   #66 
  - No, but their version of health care reform is absolutely none at all  Hugabear   Feb-17-10 05:44 PM   #120 
  - Yeah, our culture of life. He got born, that was all the  Nordmadr   Feb-17-10 10:27 AM   #77 
  - Why didn't they go to St. Jude's where his health care is free?  juajen   Feb-17-10 12:49 AM   #24 
  - fyi shriners is only for burns and bone disorders (previously called "cripples"  Heddi   Feb-17-10 01:02 AM   #26 
  - Ii is not always possible fro many reasons  unapatriciated   Feb-17-10 08:32 AM   #54 
  - I have always wondered when I see stories like this why they did not try St. Jude's first  laughingliberal   Feb-17-10 07:34 PM   #133 
  - I have nothing to contribute but tears. NT  Mike 03   Feb-17-10 01:24 AM   #28 
  - This is beyond infuriating & sad.  tpsbmam   Feb-17-10 03:40 AM   #30 
  - This is a crime.  spicegal   Feb-17-10 04:55 AM   #32 
  - so i guess we can call the GOP a Death Squad now.... a car has a problem 4 times and they recall it,  sam sarrha   Feb-17-10 05:17 AM   #33 
  - My heart goes out to his family  demwing   Feb-17-10 05:31 AM   #34 
  - hugs. my son passed on also, so I know how you are  Mari333   Feb-17-10 07:55 AM   #42 
  - Recommended. Can I share this story on my blog?  mmonk   Feb-17-10 05:36 AM   #35 
  - Health insurance in America: Taking time and comfort away from the sick and dying.  lostnfound   Feb-17-10 06:35 AM   #38 
  - UPS is self insured  wilt the stilt   Feb-17-10 07:03 AM   #39 
  - Yep. And catastrophic insurance is all that most of us who are self employed  Lorien   Feb-17-10 11:33 AM   #88 
  - Inhuman bastards.  DisgustedInMN   Feb-17-10 07:37 AM   #40 
  - Let the Teabaggers be outraged at this story.  yellerpup   Feb-17-10 07:50 AM   #41 
  - Why didn't they become medical refugees and move somewhere that provides for it's citizens?  Shagbark Hickory   Feb-17-10 08:00 AM   #43 
  - Sure, you would. Just take your sick child and family traipsing all over Europe. Right.  WinkyDink   Feb-17-10 09:23 AM   #62 
     - It wouldn't work that way.  Shagbark Hickory   Feb-17-10 01:18 PM   #103 
  - Profits over people = sicko value$  Echo In Light   Feb-17-10 08:02 AM   #44 
  - amen  maryf   Feb-17-10 08:14 PM   #135 
  - I wanna know when mobs of thousands of people will  salguine   Feb-17-10 08:06 AM   #46 
  - Because the MSM tells us that everything is fine, and the Authoritarians tell us  Lorien   Feb-17-10 11:36 AM   #89 
  - Another reason for gov't administered health care  Brewman_Jax   Feb-17-10 08:07 AM   #47 
  - But how can such a problem be fixed with only a 58 vote majority???  piratefish08   Feb-17-10 08:10 AM   #49 
  - This is an atrocity!  Odin2005   Feb-17-10 08:14 AM   #50 
  - Truly a victim of the "greatest healthcare system in the world"  ck4829   Feb-17-10 08:19 AM   #52 
  - Where does the "pro-life" right-wing come out on a tragedy like this?  The_Casual_Observer   Feb-17-10 08:46 AM   #55 
  - For the last year this ones on the left  indy legend   Feb-17-10 09:47 AM   #64 
  - But on the bright side  anachro1   Feb-17-10 09:19 AM   #60 
  - If we looked at the U.S. dispassionately, we would see a war-mongering, criminal , 2nd-world state.  WinkyDink   Feb-17-10 09:22 AM   #61 
  - It ain't the best medical care if the people who need it can't have it  AllyCat   Feb-17-10 09:43 AM   #63 
  - Try those fucking insurance company exec ghouls for MURDER.  Zoeisright   Feb-17-10 09:51 AM   #65 
  - the venom should be aimed into the insurance companies  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-17-10 09:57 AM   #68 
  - Why not? After all, they're "people" now...  KansDem   Feb-17-10 10:05 AM   #70 
  - Imagine a Senator putting a hold on all nominations  ChadwickHenryWard   Feb-17-10 09:56 AM   #67 
  - Welcome to Amurika, possibly the best RW corporatist society ever concocted by  indepat   Feb-17-10 09:58 AM   #69 
  - Hope you can get the Public Option  riverbendviewgal   Feb-17-10 10:07 AM   #71 
  - Has anyone created a web page of stories like this?  lurky   Feb-17-10 10:16 AM   #72 
  - Let's keep this story alive  indy legend   Feb-17-10 10:19 AM   #73 
  - Let's Keep This Kicked Till We Get The Public Option Or Until Hell Freezes Over, Whichever Comes Fir  Dinger   Feb-17-10 07:31 PM   #131 
  - I posted an article from David Degraw that puts this all in perspective - So many are suffering!  1776Forever   Feb-17-10 10:22 AM   #75 
  - Very sad and this should not be happening in our country :( n/t  slipslidingaway   Feb-17-10 10:24 AM   #76 
  - Kicked and rec'd. Heartbreaking.  FedUpWithIt All   Feb-17-10 10:30 AM   #79 
  - Health Care  bpj62   Feb-17-10 10:58 AM   #80 
  - Best Health Care In The World?  colsohlibgal   Feb-17-10 11:21 AM   #82 
  - RIP Joel  RedRoses323   Feb-17-10 11:25 AM   #84 
  - Do you mind if I send this to my congressman Alan Grayson?  Lorien   Feb-17-10 11:31 AM   #87 
  - Anthem Blue Cross  bpj62   Feb-17-10 01:01 PM   #100 
  - Thanks for doing that. I love my congressman, too!  Divine Discontent   Feb-17-10 05:19 PM   #119 
  - Send this to Obama.  femrap   Feb-17-10 11:38 AM   #90 
  - Not only should this be sent to them  dflprincess   Feb-17-10 12:02 PM   #94 
     - I remember when that Bankruptcy  femrap   Feb-17-10 12:51 PM   #99 
  - Some info please....  Bennyboy   Feb-17-10 12:02 PM   #93 
  - We will all need wind shield wipers for our eyes if this keeps happening.  RedCloud   Feb-17-10 12:31 PM   #95 
  - What a heartbreaking story. Here we are in the so-called greatest country  Vinca   Feb-17-10 12:51 PM   #98 
  - What is it going to take to get people to protest and more?  FunMe   Feb-17-10 01:04 PM   #101 
  - My concern is that affordable, quality health care should be available for all.  gristy   Feb-17-10 01:05 PM   #102 
  - Just heard this on Ed Schultz.  indy legend   Feb-17-10 01:22 PM   #104 
  - K&R!  tilsammans   Feb-17-10 01:48 PM   #106 
  - This is horrifying  Carni   Feb-17-10 01:54 PM   #107 
  - This is what they don't understand.  gorfle   Feb-17-10 02:00 PM   #108 
  - This was NOT the change we believed in--GD Obama & the Blue Dogs!  emsimon33   Feb-17-10 02:35 PM   #110 
  - link? sources? what delays were caused by having to raise money?  pitohui   Feb-17-10 03:12 PM   #112 
  - Check the OP  texastoast   Feb-17-10 03:22 PM   #114 
  - With so much sympathy for the family and you  texastoast   Feb-17-10 03:21 PM   #113 
  - there are two villans here  Mz Pip   Feb-17-10 06:27 PM   #124 
     - It's the insurance companies' fault more, I think  texastoast   Feb-17-10 10:29 PM   #139 
  - Two years ago while working on a local campaign I was introduced to a cancer  midnight   Feb-17-10 04:09 PM   #115 
  - I am at the point  lsewpershad   Feb-17-10 04:35 PM   #117 
  - This is a tragic story  undergroundnomore   Feb-17-10 06:16 PM   #121 
  - one of thousands..  SoCalDem   Feb-17-10 06:24 PM   #123 
  - His death & many others are on the heads of the obstructionist Senators.  Vidar   Feb-17-10 06:23 PM   #122 
  - I'm so sorry,,,and so helpless. (n/t)  Guilded Lilly   Feb-17-10 06:34 PM   #125 
  - I'm caressing my 8yo with one hand and typing with another.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Feb-17-10 06:38 PM   #126 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Feb-17-10 06:41 PM   #127 
  - Joel, I'm sorry your (our) country failed you.  bobbolink   Feb-17-10 06:50 PM   #128 
  - This HAS To Stop  Dinger   Feb-17-10 07:27 PM   #129 
  - Reality Check  zenprole   Feb-17-10 07:31 PM   #132 
  - OMG... so sad  Liberal_in_LA   Feb-17-10 08:33 PM   #137 
  - Last post was 24 hours ago  indy legend   Feb-18-10 09:08 PM   #140 
  - Kick  texastoast   Feb-18-10 10:19 PM   #141 
     - ...  indy legend   Feb-19-10 08:19 AM   #142 

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