Saturday April 19, 2014
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"One day it may be the only thing that helps you."
Exactly. My sister in law's mother was on morphine for 15 years for her excruciating pain. I saw her at a grand niece's birthday party in April and could not believe she was the same person. Who is to say what works for one cannot for another?
I am curious, where did you get the info that you have to cover your grandchildren? Even if they were your own children under 26, you don't have to cover them. I just looked it up. Sign them up under the Affordable Care Act or a State plan for kids.
Also, I understand completely your frustration about pre-existing conditions and cost. I've been a good, reliable tax-payer my whole life without getting breaks others do. I pay nearly $1000 per month for an individual policy with an extremely high - the highest actually - deductible and no specialists covered. With Medicare a few years away, I'll be online applying for a plan under the Affordable Care Act in October.
Go to healthcare.gov and research your options under the Act. You may be pleasantly surprised.
You don't want to understand what I was saying originally. I was trying to not be so serious about it...to make light of the fact that we are/were all trolls at one time or another on the boards. Not saying definition meant making light of...oh, never mind. Not worth the effort.
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As per your definition, we are all trolls at one time or another!
Maybe I should put in a smiley face next time I try to make light of something. Sigh! : )
"The only one calling names is you."
Isn't "troll" a name?
I have written 3 posts now that suddenly disappeared. Hmm.
So all I will say now - and hope it posts - is that this is NOT a simple issue of who is right and who is wrong. It is an individual issue for each and every person.
And ...partial birth abortion is not as prevalent as Mr. Hamric believes. Check the stats.
And...Mr Hamric's comment about people just saying, oh, well, we're pregnant, let's just go have an abortion, what the heck...THAT comment is repugnant to me. You may wish to do some research on the "other side" before writing anything else like that. It isn't an easy, simple, devilmaycare issue for those affected.
AND it is a legal, medical procedure.
Yes. There is a great documentary on dying with dignity. Everyone needs to see it before pooh-poohing it. It is called "How to Die in Oregon."
I don't really care what others may decide to do...I stay out of their choices. It is an INDIVIDUAL decision. Each individual person's choice.
"How can we in good conscience punish someone for taking the life of another all the while looking the other way while women are permitted, by law to do that very same thing simply by choice and there be no legal punishment what so ever. Don't want to be an accessory to murder via abortion, don't conceive in the first place. Put the value of human life back in it's proper place."
Seriously? It isn't the same thing at all. An aborted fetus isn't the same as you killing somebody because you want their car or whatever. And don't blame just the women...men need to step up and take responsibility also. Besides, seems to me that if a person hasn't personally been involved in abortion, he/she can't possibly understand that the decision is not as simple and as easy as you write in your essay above.
"So as a people, we have through choice, so cheapened and devalued human life, that any of it only exists or is any consequence as long as it is convenient/acceptable to the society at large."
Tell that to someone with ALS or late stage cancer. Why is it not their right to die with dignity in the manner of their choosing?
These choices are not simple. They are very personal. You cannot possibly fathom what each individual has gone through to make such decisions. Thank God they can make their own decisions on what is best for them and not what someone who doesn't know them thinks is best.
Mandatory sterilization wouldn't fly in this country, however, offering free sterilization to those who have children they did not want might be an answer. Of course, there are those who won't want their tax money used for such a purpose. They'd rather use their taxes to pay for the child's upbringing, medical and educational expenses, than pay for common sense.
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