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Capitalocracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-25-10 03:59 PM
Response to Reply #100
102. It's not that bad an option. I live in Argentina
Edited on Sun Jul-25-10 04:32 PM by Capitalocracy
and I bitch and moan because I need to work and because I'm scared some chorro (thief) will think I'm a rich Yankee and kill me, but if I had a decent retirement income and medical problems, I'd rather live here than in the U.S.
(see my response to the above post)
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  -My Obama/Democrats meltdown tpsbmam  Jul-24-10 03:46 PM   #0 
  - Very sorry for your difficult time. Nt  xchrom   Jul-24-10 03:51 PM   #1 
  - What? You're disappointed? You're supposed to be grateful at laying out ONLY 10K a year  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jul-24-10 03:55 PM   #2 
  - Not going to give you crap,  Autumn   Jul-24-10 03:56 PM   #3 
  - And those of us who get the joke, are not laughing much. n/t  truedelphi   Jul-24-10 04:00 PM   #4 
  - Did you apply for your state subsidy?  sandnsea   Jul-24-10 04:02 PM   #5 
  - According to the state high-risk administrator  tpsbmam   Jul-24-10 04:30 PM   #11 
  - Here are the subsidized premiums  sandnsea   Jul-24-10 04:50 PM   #19 
  - "but I'll keep at them." Here you are, stressed to the max, little energy because of illness,  bobbolink   Jul-25-10 10:35 AM   #54 
     - Thanks, my friend, and right back at'cha  tpsbmam   Jul-25-10 10:56 AM   #67 
        - Am I right in saying  femrap   Jul-25-10 03:05 PM   #96 
           - Medicare I could get but for this preposterous loophole (which I'm still trying  tpsbmam   Jul-25-10 03:32 PM   #99 
              - Yes,  femrap   Jul-25-10 04:06 PM   #103 
  - In every other "civilized" nation in The World...  bvar22   Jul-25-10 02:24 PM   #87 
     - Well yes, they do  sandnsea   Jul-25-10 05:28 PM   #105 
        - Yes, he has MS, is over 60 and you want him to run for Senate?  TBF   Jul-27-10 07:24 AM   #122 
        - "why haven't you run for the Senate so it can get done?"  Individualist   Jul-27-10 01:44 PM   #127 
  - I am so very sorry that you are going through this.  truedelphi   Jul-24-10 04:12 PM   #6 
  - Please let me know how the republican plan works out  jaysunb   Jul-24-10 04:12 PM   #7 
  - It is the republican plan.  truedelphi   Jul-24-10 04:21 PM   #8 
  - You're right on all accounts  jaysunb   Jul-24-10 08:03 PM   #34 
     - You Are Particularly...  Steely_Dan   Jul-24-10 08:15 PM   #35 
     - I grew up in the fifties and sixties.  truedelphi   Jul-25-10 02:35 PM   #92 
     - Nixon would be as well..he had a much better plan than this piece of shit! eom  flyarm   Jul-25-10 10:11 AM   #47 
  - That answer typifies the empathy factor here lately.  Bluebear   Jul-24-10 04:30 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-10 05:13 PM   #25 
  - "New" Democrats, ya know.  Bluebear   Jul-24-10 06:29 PM   #27 
     - + 1 are totally correct! eom  flyarm   Jul-25-10 10:13 AM   #49 
  - Its all about the ponies.  bobbolink   Jul-25-10 10:38 AM   #56 
     - He ran away.  Bluebear   Jul-25-10 01:06 PM   #76 
  - If I called you the name you ought to be called my post would be deleted.  Raineyb   Jul-24-10 05:03 PM   #22 
  - Call away...  jaysunb   Jul-24-10 06:27 PM   #26 
     - So, Let me ask you...  Steely_Dan   Jul-24-10 08:17 PM   #37 
     - I felt like I was raped.  jaysunb   Jul-25-10 12:19 AM   #40 
     - You don't feel for the OP. You consider your team mentality outlook on  Raineyb   Jul-25-10 08:07 AM   #44 
     - There's lots of words for people like that. None good.  Forkboy   Jul-25-10 10:20 AM   #51 
     - Ah, yes. The compassion fairly DRIPS from your well-chosen words.  bobbolink   Jul-25-10 10:40 AM   #57 
     - still does not excuse the swine-ish response.  Donnachaidh   Jul-25-10 12:25 PM   #70 
     - "While I feel for the OP" - No. You don't. Your first response was partisan & cold.  Bluebear   Jul-25-10 05:44 PM   #108 
  - No empathy eh?  emilyg   Jul-24-10 06:35 PM   #28 
  - Plenty of that  jaysunb   Jul-24-10 07:35 PM   #32 
  - I think the problem may be that "empathy" does not mean what you think it does...  liberation   Jul-25-10 02:06 PM   #84 
  - Empathy?  bobbolink   Jul-25-10 10:42 AM   #58 
  - What an ignorant statement..this is the republican plan! And has been their plan! wake up! eom  flyarm   Jul-25-10 10:07 AM   #46 
  - What a dick.  donco6   Jul-25-10 10:13 AM   #48 
  - +1000. nt  awoke_in_2003   Jul-25-10 05:21 PM   #104 
  - Still not up to the Es, huh?  Stinky The Clown   Jul-25-10 10:54 AM   #66 
  - what a truly empathetic response  Donnachaidh   Jul-25-10 12:22 PM   #69 
  - WTF? Here is a fellow DUer telling us what a piece of crap the pre-existing conditions part of  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-25-10 12:41 PM   #73 
  - Hey you are the third person to make my ignore list  spiritual_gunfighter   Jul-26-10 10:09 AM   #114 
  - Vent away, please.  kiva   Jul-24-10 04:25 PM   #9 
  - I am so sorry for your pain.  Bluebear   Jul-24-10 04:30 PM   #10 
  - I may not be far behind you.  Zavulon   Jul-24-10 04:32 PM   #13 
  - Thanks all for your kind words & advice.  tpsbmam   Jul-24-10 04:33 PM   #14 
  - knr. Thank you for posting your situation. I am so sorry to hear  nightrain   Jul-24-10 04:37 PM   #15 
  - Don't see how becoming an independent will help anybody.  LoZoccolo   Jul-24-10 04:39 PM   #16 
  - It helps me. And there won't necessarily be a change in my voting...  tpsbmam   Jul-24-10 04:58 PM   #20 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-10 10:51 AM   #64 
     - The only way?  LoZoccolo   Jul-25-10 01:42 PM   #80 
        - goodbye  bobbolink   Jul-25-10 01:52 PM   #82 
           - You threaten to make everyone's life miserable by letting Republicans win and I'm the bad guy?  LoZoccolo   Jul-25-10 02:02 PM   #83 
           - Nice attack. Paranoid as hell, but... quite nice.  bobbolink   Jul-25-10 02:25 PM   #88 
              - Well, it is more like coercion/blackmail than a direct "attack" IMHO>  liberation   Jul-25-10 02:49 PM   #93 
                 - As if it didn't really happen in 2000. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jul-25-10 03:16 PM   #97 
           - That is not true. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jul-25-10 03:18 PM   #98 
  - How has being a democrat helped people in medical need? They simply put, got the Republican Plan!  flyarm   Jul-25-10 10:21 AM   #52 
     - Apparently we aren't allowed to even say this anymore.  bobbolink   Jul-25-10 02:30 PM   #90 
  - After what life has doled out to you, you have all the right in the world to vent.  Beacool   Jul-24-10 04:44 PM   #17 
  - You won't get crap from me, I'm on your side  Raine   Jul-24-10 04:45 PM   #18 
  - I hear you and sympathize completely. Apparently, the brilliant people  Vinca   Jul-24-10 04:59 PM   #21 
  - I'm 10 years away. By then I'll most likely be dust and won't have to worry about it.  tpsbmam   Jul-24-10 07:17 PM   #29 
  - There is one thing people who discuss health care reform  Vinca   Jul-25-10 07:13 AM   #42 
  - Up in Canada he would still be worried, about the disease that is.  liberation   Jul-25-10 02:22 PM   #86 
  - if you run out of IRA, then do you become eligible for medicaid?  northernlights   Jul-24-10 05:04 PM   #23 
  - I just can't bear to go that route. As it stands, I can afford to live.....barely  tpsbmam   Jul-24-10 07:20 PM   #30 
  - I have to live on my IRA too  Nite Owl   Jul-24-10 05:12 PM   #24 
  - Again, thanks for all of the hugs and support. Empathy goes a long way  tpsbmam   Jul-24-10 07:22 PM   #31 
  - I understand. Sorry your rep is Shuler. Might as well be a Republican.  mmonk   Jul-24-10 07:45 PM   #33 
  - Since about the Kennedy days most Democrat stayed at home, that's a long time and a lot of mess...  ProgressOnTheMove   Jul-24-10 08:17 PM   #36 
  - The Nature Of Having....  Steely_Dan   Jul-24-10 08:31 PM   #38 
  - Welcome to the bottom  Hydra   Jul-24-10 11:36 PM   #39 
  - If you're old enough, how can you be refused Medicare? Sorry, but I'm confused. n/t  pnwmom   Jul-25-10 07:10 AM   #41 
  - I'm very sorry about your situation. Just a suggestion, though.  pnwmom   Jul-25-10 07:18 AM   #43 
  - No crap, totally agree.  tbyg52   Jul-25-10 09:56 AM   #45 
  - Have you applied for Soc Sec Disability (SSDI)?  pinto   Jul-25-10 10:16 AM   #50 
  - That was addressed in the OP...  ohheckyeah   Jul-25-10 10:51 AM   #63 
  - That's what I got rejected from. Totally ridiculous loophole and the atty I  tpsbmam   Jul-25-10 10:53 AM   #65 
     - Ah, I'm sorry. Missed that you were denied SSDI. You surely seem medically eligible, in my layman's  pinto   Jul-25-10 01:44 PM   #81 
     - What is the loophole, if I may ask?  Emit   Jul-25-10 02:53 PM   #94 
        - Self delete -- I'm too tired right now and what I wrote made no sense at all...  tpsbmam   Jul-25-10 06:24 PM   #113 
  - I won't crap on you either  Sheepshank   Jul-25-10 10:24 AM   #53 
  - I'm so sorry.  area51   Jul-25-10 10:35 AM   #55 
  - self delete dupe in posting..  flyarm   Jul-25-10 10:46 AM   #59 
  - self delete dupe in posting..  flyarm   Jul-25-10 10:46 AM   #60 
  - You have all my thoughts and prayers..I remember a time here on DU when we had a fellow DU'er that  flyarm   Jul-25-10 10:50 AM   #61 
  - +1000! And flyarm  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-25-10 12:48 PM   #75 
  - ++1,000,000  dogday   Jul-25-10 06:02 PM   #110 
  - I checked out the federal  ohheckyeah   Jul-25-10 10:50 AM   #62 
  - yep, this is the "historic reform" we got instead of "change we can believe in...."  mike_c   Jul-25-10 11:33 AM   #68 
  - I so hear you. nt  asdjrocky   Jul-25-10 12:27 PM   #71 
  - A hug for you and the doggie duo. I am so sorry. nt  pgodbold   Jul-25-10 12:38 PM   #72 
  - I hear you loudly and clearly and will keep you in my thoughts that there  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-25-10 12:46 PM   #74 
  - Public Option. 'Universal' coverage.  panzerfaust   Jul-25-10 01:19 PM   #77 
  - We're not the richest nation on earth,  liberation   Jul-25-10 02:26 PM   #89 
  - "What would have been wrong with that?"  awoke_in_2003   Jul-25-10 05:40 PM   #106 
  - My advice: Bail.  Capitalocracy   Jul-25-10 01:20 PM   #78 
  - How exactly would the poster bail?  liberation   Jul-25-10 02:34 PM   #91 
  - I know  Capitalocracy   Jul-25-10 03:56 PM   #101 
  - I can't think of any country that would take a person with chronic medical needs, sad to say  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-25-10 03:47 PM   #100 
     - It's not that bad an option. I live in Argentina  Capitalocracy   Jul-25-10 03:59 PM   #102 
  - You are good  mstinamotorcity   Jul-25-10 01:30 PM   #79 
  - Do NOT blame you in the slightest  JaneFordA   Jul-25-10 02:19 PM   #85 
  - One very sad truth is that sometimes we are better off being poor.  jwirr   Jul-25-10 02:57 PM   #95 
  - No truer words are spoken....  dogday   Jul-25-10 06:05 PM   #111 
  - I Say  Kalun D   Jul-25-10 05:41 PM   #107 
  - Chess Move  TransitJohn   Jul-25-10 05:59 PM   #109 
  - I'm so sorry. I have a family member with MS.....and no insurance...  lib2DaBone   Jul-25-10 06:09 PM   #112 
  - Disgraceful situation after so much trust in this administration ....  defendandprotect   Jul-26-10 05:11 PM   #115 
  - wow... just reading these posts each week & one can see why it's not going to be easy for us to even  Divine Discontent   Jul-27-10 12:02 AM   #117 
     - No one is going to make the mistake of going backwards . . . if we hate what's happening now ...  defendandprotect   Jul-27-10 12:47 AM   #119 
     - so agree!!!  Divine Discontent   Jul-27-10 08:46 PM   #128 
     - "we're pushing through a national health plan"  Dawgs   Jul-27-10 01:38 PM   #125 
        - because the house would have been for it and if we had the leadership they could have said  Divine Discontent   Jul-27-10 08:52 PM   #129 
  - I'm sorry for the fix you're in  matt819   Jul-26-10 05:34 PM   #116 
  - I pray for you long life. Hang in there. My sibling has MS, and it took  Divine Discontent   Jul-27-10 12:04 AM   #118 
  - We had a great opportunity  upi402   Jul-27-10 12:54 AM   #120 
  - Good luck on your fight with MS - you 'picked' a hard opponent to fight  grantcart   Jul-27-10 01:05 AM   #121 
  - Those of us who knew going in --  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-27-10 11:50 AM   #123 
  - So, what could have the Democrats done differently that could have passed the Senate?  Dawgs   Jul-27-10 01:36 PM   #124 
  - I am about 8 steps behind you  mdmc   Jul-27-10 01:42 PM   #126 

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