Re: Mauriice Murphy , 109,500 miles Bike to Work
Posted by Sharon on 2/25/10
I see people biking to work all the time here in Ca. What I don't get
about you, John, is that you present an analogy that Mr. Murphy was a
productive human being because he did not file a lawsuit claiming he
was harmed by mold.
Yet, you yourself were a plaintiff in a mold lawsuit.
So how does that equate in your mind that people who file lawsuits for
injuries to health and/or property from mold are useless slackers who
are burdens on society?
On 2/24/10, Deborah wrote:
> I know someone who biked to work for over 30 yrs. Was nearly mugged
> at gunpoint once to often. Tradesman with no kids who paid more than
> his fair share of taxes too.
> As for healthcare reform, it is neither that the citizens are being
> offered. No winners in this current plan.
> On 2/23/10, sharon wrote:
>> We have a very diverse population. As far as the working poor in
>> general in Ca, I couldn't say who is on assistance and who is not.
>> Don't have access to the data.
>> As far as the working rich and working poor, I think the Dem's
>> health plan is not going to be good economically or healthwise for
>> any of us.
>> I don't think too highly of the Dem's final plan. Looks to me like
>> we are giving the insurance industry billions of our tax dollars,
>> tighter control over determining what is evidenced based medicine,
>> and forced every US citizen to take part in the matter while we
>> subsidize it. I think they dropped the ball when they dropped
>> necessary competition for insurers via a public option; and it is
>> one more nail in the coffin of the US economy and future of having
>> healthy children who grow up to be healthy, productive workers. The
>> US Chamber of Commerce could not have written a more
>> insurance/chemical industry friendly bill as far as I can see.
>> On 2/23/10, johncodie wrote:
>>> On 2/23/10, Sharon wrote:
>>>> "How many do we know that is willing to fill those shoes?"
>>>> John, I think you might be more of a pesimist than I am. I am
>>>> of the opinion there are many who are willing and do fill
>>>> shoes everyday, all across America. I am of the opinion they
>>>> need and deserve a "hand up" not a "hand out" so they can get
>>>> to work easier and maybe even a better job. Unfortunately the
>>>> lines between up and out frequently get blurred. And much of
>>>> the blurred line is caused by the "hands shoved" in the
>>>> of those who work in the Halls of Congress; making it even
>>>> harder for the Mr. Murphy's of the world to be treated with
>>>> deserved respect, dignity and opportunity.
>>> I see you worked with Edward Kennedy in his efforts to contiue
>>> his brothers life time political visions. Bobby was successful
>>> in opening the doors of Ole Miss to those types you just
>>> described. He came to sugar ditch MS to witness first hand the
>>> bloated stomachs of children that haven't eatten. It must have
>>> been a long time since you have been to MS. From reports from
>>> the El Seguendo, and Long Beach CA area alot from your state are
>>> just leaving due to the excessive taxation. What you appear to
>>> be describing is the Kennedy era ask not what your country can
>>> do for you etc.; what I am describing is the FDR words of "fear"
>>> of depression era $1.00 per day. I serously doubt you see many
>>> refusing public assistance in your state, I know it is a rare
>>> occurance here.
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