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Jack in France

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From page A5 | September 23, 2013 | 68 Comments

EDITOR:

In the Sept. 2 Mountain Democrat, John Garon wrote a letter extolling the French medical care system. He used for examples the care extended to a friend he and his wife were traveling with, and an incident that happened in Paris. He identified the friend as “Jack,” as in Jack and Jill. I am that Jack, and the events as related by Mr. Garon are true, but I would like to clarify some other parts of the incident.

The fall I took on the cobblestone street was severe, and the damage to my left thumb was horrendous. The thumb was disjointed and the bone running between the joint and the end of my thumb was shattered into three pieces, coming up through the nail. We walked to a nearby emergency hospital, they arranged for me to be transferred to a Paris hospital where a hand specialist was scheduled to do some surgeries on other people and I was operated on that evening.

Yes, the cost of everything was about $2,200, a whole lot cheaper than it would have been in the U.S. I went to nurse practitioners’ offices to get the wound re-bandaged ever other day. Mr. Garon asks, “Was Jack’s medical care excellent? You bet. Was it prompt? Absolutely.” Well, that’s not quite all the story. Yes, the French medical system was polite and cheap and prompt. But there’s more to consider.

After two days we went to a hospital to get my wound re-bandaged. They said they were too full of other patients to take me, and sent us to another office. That office too said they were too busy to re-bandage my hand, a 10-minute procedure. Mr. Garon and I went to five different medical offices where we were rebuffed. Finally, a nurse at one of the offices gave us a phone number of another nurse practitioner who could help me, and she was efficient and polite — and cheap, $14 a visit.

After two weeks I was scheduled to go to the nurse practitioner’s office for what I feared was going to be a very painful procedure, removing the wire the original doctor had placed through all the broken bone sections to make them heal straight. Mr. Garon came with me to translate if needed, and to “hold my hand.” I do not speak French, but I had the official document from the first hand doctor saying that after two weeks the wire/stitches should be removed.

But the nurse practitioner said, “What wire?” I don’t know what the trouble was, but I thought I must be wrong thinking the doctor had said the wire must be removed, after all, the nurse practitioner is French and a medical professional.

Five weeks later, when I got back to the U.S., I immediately went to a hand specialist and he removed the wire. But he said I should have had the wire removed after two weeks, because the bone had healed in a straight line and I would never able to bend the thumb again. It is my left thumb and I’m left-handed, so I will be seriously affected having a non-bendable thumb for the rest of my life. I don’t know how intelligible my writing will be, what I will be able to hold in my left hand, or in what other ways I will be handicapped. But, it was cheap care.

STEPHEN ALMY
Somerset

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  • France suceSeptember 11, 2013 - 11:48 pm

    Qu'est-ce qu'un pouce entre amis? Vous avez validé le point de Garon. Le système médical n'était pas cher et vous obtenez ce que vous payez. C'est la vie. Garon's Typical view of a wanna be Euro file, and member of the Eldorado County democratic party.

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  • cookie65September 16, 2013 - 6:06 am

    Thank you Stephen for offering an alternative synopsis of events. As the patient with the injury you didn't have the luxury of garon's rose colored glasses. Here in America, if you ended up handicapped due to a preventable medical mishap you could sue for millions thus leading to an end to affordable healthcare. It is people like garon who expect fault free, first class medical treatment at rock bottom prices with the right to win the lottery if anything goes wrong. Tort reform would lower the cost of healthcare overnight and garon is opposed to it, just like all the ambulance chasing leftists. It is interesting to note the number of places you had to visit in order to receive secondary treatment. What American would tolerate that? obamacare will bring that French reality to America.

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  • EvelynSeptember 16, 2013 - 6:22 am

    "Profit Driven Health Care: Obamacare Rips Off Americans" - HERE: Out-of-pocket deductibles and co-pays weren’t supposed to exceed $6,350 for individuals and $12,700 for families. Federal officials granted insurers and employers one year’s grace. Obama touted caps as a key Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision. Deferring them increases costs significantly. Doing so makes ordinary people bear burdens they can’t afford. They’ll be denied vital care when most needed. They’ll be debt burdened to buy mandated coverage. They won’t get what they pay for.

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  • cookie65September 16, 2013 - 7:25 am

    http://www.nationalreview.com/article/358550/congresss-exemption-obamacare-john-fund

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  • RobertSeptember 16, 2013 - 8:09 am

    Once again Garon showing what a classless hack he really is.

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  • cookie65September 16, 2013 - 12:33 pm

    The leftist media is well versed at selling a narrative to those in this country still ignorant enough to listen. They have used that strategy to promote the socialized healthcare in Europe. Promoting obamacare as an improvement. Most recently they have shielded their news consumers, who believe themselves informed, about the diplomatic thumping our armature in chief received on the world stage. Time Magazine ran several different cover stories in this weeks edition depending on geographic location. Once more obliterating any claim to objective journalism. http://dailycaller.com/2013/09/16/time-mag-hides-putins-success-from-u-s-voters/

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  • Dink LaneSeptember 16, 2013 - 12:41 pm

    And you are saying Obama care is BAD because?????

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  • Dink LaneSeptember 16, 2013 - 12:45 pm

    Right now in El Dorado County..... My nephew.... a disabled vet...... has one totally BLOCKED artery and another 45% blocked in his heart...... TOO blocked in the 100% one and NOT blocked enough in the 45% one.... ACCORDING to Marshall..... and waiting for another 3 months to be seen by the VA...... and you say France did what???? and Obamacare will do what????

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  • Dink LaneSeptember 16, 2013 - 12:47 pm

    AND IN 3 WEEKS HE CAN BUY MEDICAL CARE ....... that he wasn't able to BUY now..... Thank you Obama.... You do care....

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 7:11 am

    There are other cracks in the French utopia. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_FRANCE_JEWELER_SHOOTS_ROBBER?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-09-17-08-42-25

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 8:09 am

    Warren Buffet, scrap obamacare and start over. http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/warren-buffett-scrap-obamacare-and-start-over_756302.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 8:11 am

    http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/general_politics/september_2013/51_favor_government_shutdown_until_congress_cuts_health_care_funding

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  • DanielSeptember 17, 2013 - 8:24 am

    I've had three experiences abroad with kids or wife being sick/injured and requiring health care. The first one was Spain. We were in and out within minutes and it was about $25 for meds and everything. The only issue was that they were doing rolling closures of pharmacies due to a crime wave of invasion thefts, so we had to drive to a few places before we found one open. The second one was in Paris; wife was quickly in and out with bad strep throat. With meds and all it was $50. Third one was a bad case of mono for my kid in Mexico. We went into a modern clinic with a doctor onsite, and a pharmacy next door. We were in and out with no appointment in a few minutes, and walked through a door to a pharmacy. Everything cost $20. Meanwhile, I have enough horror stories to fill a book about experiences here in the U.S. including being dropped from health insurance due to three sinus infections in a year and, despite being willing and able to buy insurance, being turned down for six months. My wife and I have seen 30-40% increases steadily for years. Good ole' American exceptionalism, eh? I'm a capitalist, but I believe that there are some sacred things like the care of the human body that should never have been subjected to a profit-based system. Never should have started that way. Now it will be a nightmare to undo it. Obamacare doesn't go far enough.

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  • Oh BrotherSeptember 17, 2013 - 9:01 am

    Screw the for profit insurance companies..everyone can bash Obama or anyone else they want..EVERY HUMAN DESERVES HEALTHCARE...Dink's nephew gave his life for this country and the human beings in it and he can't get help??? BS I say...I have worked in this healthcare field too many years and hate those money hungry insurance companies and the politicians taking their kick back to spread propaganda..I've lived in Europe, Canada and the good ole USA and trust me socialized medicine or some form of it is best...people are just pissed because it came during Obama's presidency, he didn't write the darn thing for gosh sake..and back to kids food in school, if Barbara Bush had suggested changes everyone would be on the band wagon because why?? she is rich, white, republican and from Texas...I personally like her so no slam to her I'm just saying..

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 10:02 am

    Oh Brother, I read your rant and I still have the same question, what does obamacare do about the cost of healthcare? It makes it worse!!!!!!!!!!! As far as the dink's comment, I find it suspect because of the statement, "AND IN THREE WEEKS HE CAN BUY HEALTHCARE". What is keeping him from buying healthcare now? Anyone can buy healthcare. If you worked in the healthcare industry you know perfectly well both Dr.'s and hospitals have payment plans for cash customers.

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 10:09 am

    As far as Barbara Bush and food for kids at school, you make the assumption that somehow the flotus encouraging healthier appetites and dictating what they can and can't eat are equal premises. They are not. I couldn't care less if moochelle encourages healthier appetites, the day she dictates it, all the rules get tossed out. The day cafeteria Nazis confiscate the food kids bring from home the government has crossed the line.

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  • Oh BrotherSeptember 17, 2013 - 10:11 am

    Well Cookie why don't you rant on down to Marshall Medical Center and the doctors office and pay that "cash" cost for his nephew, after all, he protected you too during his service time.

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 10:24 am

    Oh Brother, are you saying the actual cost of medical care is toooooo expensive? Doesn't that take us back to square one? Where obamacare does nothing to address the costs. I would be helpful if you actually knew what you are supporting rather than just talking points. How long should we wait for you to catch up?

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  • Oh BrotherSeptember 17, 2013 - 10:28 am

    Will take as long as it takes kooky...i believe in socialized medicine and I don't care who accomplishes it as long as it happens....your ranting links can also be full of propaganda..

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 10:41 am

    Oh Brother, you still refuse to deal in reality. The cost of healthcare is thru the roof and obamacare only makes it worse. I realize you want everyone else to pay for your healthcare but how much should it cost them? Healthcare insurance provider operate on a principle of "socializing the costs". It is a fact. You call them for profit, but the profit incentive is what causes them to raise capital in order to pay for your million dollar surgery when they will never collect a tiny percentage of the cost thru your premiums. How many public pension plans own stock in health insurance providers? You guys are like talking to a concrete slab.

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  • Oh BrotherSeptember 17, 2013 - 10:48 am

    well kooky-i'm sitting at home prepping for my colonoscopy for tomorrow, so while i'm pooping away I will entertain myself with the poop of your blogs..and the insurance that I pay for will be used tomorrow. You know what they say about that word ASSUME...lmao. at least I won't be bored while sitting on the throne.

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  • DanielSeptember 17, 2013 - 11:12 am

    Letter to John Boehner from the CBO on the effects of repealing Obamacare: "Assuming that H.R. 6079 is enacted near the beginning of fiscal year 2013, CBO and JCT estimate that,... [the repeal of Obamacare]would reduce direct spending by $890 billion and reduce revenues by $1 trillion between 2013 and 2022, thus adding $109 billion to federal budget deficits over that period." Furthermore, the latest greatest most comprehensive study from Kaiser on overall premium projections show a decrease in premiums on average nationwide, although mileage will vary according to individual circumstances. You can't get to an overall reduction in premiums (and the federal deficit) without overall reductions in healthcare costs, all due to Obamacare. Now, who's the "concrete slab"?

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  • Dink LaneSeptember 17, 2013 - 12:33 pm

    Everything Cookie said.... she/he didn't come up with......what was WRONG with Obamacare??? ........ Insurance gets customers..... My nephew can get healthcare (Blue Cross offers my nephew health insurance for a year IF HE DOESN'T PUT IN A CLAIM FOR THE 1ST YEAR).... and Cookie can still slam Obama..... Is everybody happy??

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 1:11 pm

    Dink: PLEASE read this article and consider whether the author makes any valid points. - "Real Danger of “Obamacare”: Insurance Company Takeover of Health Care"

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 1:31 pm

    Concrete slab Daniel, are you referring to the cbo report that calculates 10 years of taxes and 6 years of benefits or any one of the other conclusions they reached with the selected numbers provided to them from the dems? Anyone who puts any faith in the cbo reports on obamacare deserves what they get. http://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2012/07/27/cbo-obamacare-will-spend-more-tax-more-and-reduce-the-deficit-less-than-we-previously-thought/

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  • James E.September 17, 2013 - 1:34 pm

    Cookie, when all is said and done ObamaCare is here to stay. Even if Tom has voted to repeal it 41 times.

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  • James E.September 17, 2013 - 1:35 pm

    Hmmm, if Tom has voted 41 times to repeal it and he knows it is here to stay, those 41 votes must be pandering to his base. Tom, my carpetbagger Representative.

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 1:36 pm

    Evelyn, I commend you for your exhaustive effort to reach Dink with any form of reality. You would have better results pushing a rope. Your quote the other day about ideologues is quite fitting.

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 1:46 pm

    obamacare is so wonderful, the obama administration is stumbling over themselves to figure out which major part to delay the implementation of next. You can gold-plate a turd, it's still a turd. All those groups who supported it because they believed they would get a pass sure are pissssssed..... Maybe you concrete slabs should find out if they are against obamacare because of the standard leftist accusations against anyone who opposes them.

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  • cookie65September 17, 2013 - 1:49 pm

    They passed it, found out what was in it and have changed it, amended it and/or delayed it 19 times since it was signed. http://washington.cbslocal.com/2013/09/11/report-19-amendments-delays-to-obamacare-since-its-signing/

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  • DanielSeptember 17, 2013 - 2:06 pm

    The latest CBO letter to Ryan doesn't really change their position. Yes costs are higher than thought but so are the benefits. You're also ignoring my comment about the Kaiser study, considered the most comprehensive to date. And talk about being an ideologue?!?! Are you serious?!?! Do you read your own posts? http://www.cbo.gov/publication/44215

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  • robert reillySeptember 17, 2013 - 3:56 pm

    Bottom line--if ocare is so great why did congress exempt themselves? Just like many things they do--they make laws that don't apply to them just us taxpaying serfs.

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 4:08 pm

    Daniel: A Kaiser study on health care is about as problematic as would be a Philip Morris tobacco study. You do remember the 7 tobacco CEO's 1994 statements to Congress? - HERE

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  • DanielSeptember 17, 2013 - 5:02 pm

    False equivalency Evelyn. Big tobacco had the most obvious motive. Kaiser gets no benefit from its study nor its conclusion, which might even work against its own interests. It's actually a pretty solid study and respected. Believe me, I'm naturally suspicious about these things too.

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 5:11 pm

    Daniel: Kaiser does have a better reputation than most. However, I stand by my fundamental objections to Obamacare.

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  • DanielSeptember 17, 2013 - 5:18 pm

    "Claim: Congress is exempt from the law. FactCheck.org says: False. Several versions of this claim have been circulating since before the Affordable Care Act was passed. But no matter how many different ways the critics spin it, Congress isn’t exempt from the law. In fact, members and their staffs face additional requirements that other Americans don’t. Beginning in 2014, they can no longer get insurance through the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, as they and other federal employees have done. Instead, they are required to get insurance through the insurance exchanges." ==> from http://www.factcheck.org/2013/09/obamacare-myths/ You might want to read this whole article. Some of the myths the far right holds have some validity, but most are just that, myths.

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  • DanielSeptember 17, 2013 - 5:30 pm

    Not the ultimate authority for sure, but he seems to be well supported by good sources. Check out this video: http://www.upworthy.com/his-first-4-sentences-are-interesting-the-5th-blew-my-mind-and-made-me-a-little-sick-2

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  • James E.September 17, 2013 - 5:31 pm

    Danial, you are exploding one of their fav talking points. They won't be happy.

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 5:55 pm

    09/12/2013 - "Reid defends Obamacare exemption for Congress: ‘That’s what the law says’" - HERE

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 5:56 pm

    August 23, 2013 - "Congress gets an Obamacare ‘waiver'" - HERE

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 5:59 pm

    "Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies" - HERE: Congress, staff, to keep federal health premium payments

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 6:02 pm

    "Congress Gets Its Own Obamacare Waiver" - HERE: Lawmakers and staff can breathe easy – their health care tab is not going to soar next year. The Office of Personnel Management, under heavy pressure from Capitol Hill, will issue regulations saying that the government can continue to make the employer contribution to the health plans of members and aides, according to several Hill sources.

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  • DanielSeptember 17, 2013 - 6:07 pm

    Evelyn, please read the article from factcheck.org. It'll calm you down. It's not a waiver or exemption from Obamacare. It's the same thing anybody with a good job for a good company gets, a subsidy to help with their healthcare. It's no different than before Obamacare, except that all federal employees, including congress, now have to use the exchanges. Are you saying federal employees should not get any dollars at all for their healthcare? That would be a radical departure from the past, and would cause a major exodus of employees, and no it wouldn't be the ones you and I want to have go. Yes, I know you're good at finding Obamacare myths on the google. Please spare us.

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  • James E.September 17, 2013 - 6:08 pm

    Evelyn, so they will have to buy insurance through the Obamacare exchanges, but they will get money assistance just like the poor will get. It's tough to live on their pay and perks.

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 6:09 pm

    "Subsidized coverage expansion and restrictions on insurance company abuses are significant gains. But these gains come at a steep price because with the ACA the Obama Administration has entrenched the insurance and drug companies as arbiters of America's health care system. This is not only repugnant because of these companies' abusive policies, but it endangers everything that the ACA seeks because it precludes effective action to contain rapidly rising health care costs. Private plans divert health care spending into channels that do nothing to actually deliver health care, such as advertising and profit. The proliferation of plans has also raised billing costs for providers, hospitals, clinics, and private medical practices, costs that now come to nearly a third of the cost of health care. Without effective controls on profits and administrative costs, health care costs will continue to soar, rising faster than household, company and government budgets. The pressure to control health care costs will continue and, having removed profits and administrative waste from consideration, the ACA risks becoming a vehicle to control health care costs by squeezing providers and restricting access." - HERE

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 6:11 pm

    Thanks for the advice, Daniel!

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 6:16 pm

    Factcheck.org -- A Fraudulent "Fact Check" Site Funded By Biased Political Group - <a href="http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2923825/posts"HERE: You can call your Web site anything you want. I can set up a web site called thetruth.org or realfacts.com or stopthelies.org and post any kind of biased political propaganda I want on it. The name means nothing.

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 6:20 pm

    "Factcheck.org -- A Fraudulent "Fact Check" Site Funded By Biased Political Group" - HERE: You can call your Web site anything you want. I can set up a web site called thetruth.org or realfacts.com . . .

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 6:23 pm

    "Political Fact-Checking Under Fire" - HERE

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  • James E.September 17, 2013 - 6:47 pm

    If you don't like facts, claim they are biased.

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 6:57 pm

    FactCheck.org receives the vast majority of its funding from the Annenberg Foundation. Follow the money. Always.

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  • James E.September 17, 2013 - 7:13 pm

    The American Enterprise Institute refuses to identify its donors, so that makes it hard to follow the money.

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  • James E.September 17, 2013 - 7:14 pm

    Have to walk the dogs, so back later.

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  • Fran DuchampSeptember 17, 2013 - 7:36 pm

    http://www.rightweb.irc-online.org/profile/American_Enterprise_Institute. Lots of corporate people back the AEI

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  • Fran DuchampSeptember 17, 2013 - 7:38 pm

    "NGOs: The Growing Power of an Unelected Few"...unelected few...sound familiar. Shaking head.

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  • Fran DuchampSeptember 17, 2013 - 7:40 pm

    James donors..."AEI’s major donors have included the heavy hitters of the conservative foundation world: the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Olin Foundation, the Scaife Foundation, and the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, as well as smaller right-wing foundations such as Carthage, Earhart, and Castle Rock. From 1985 through 2005, AEI received more than $40 million from right-wing foundations.[46]According to People for the American Way, corporate donors to AEI have included the General Electric Foundation, Amoco, Kraft, Ford Motor Company Fund, General Motors Foundation, Eastman Kodak Foundation, Metropolitan Life Foundation, Procter & Gamble Fund, Shell Companies Foundation, Chrysler Corporation, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, General Mills Foundation, Pillsbury Company Foundation, Prudential Foundation, American Express Foundation, AT&T Foundation, Corning Glass Works Foundation, Morgan Guarantee Trust, Alcoa Foundation, and PPG Industries.[48] "

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  • Fran DuchampSeptember 17, 2013 - 7:45 pm

    http://www.renewoureconomy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/pnae-members.pdf list of the New Econonmy

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  • PatriceSeptember 17, 2013 - 8:09 pm

    What are all the anti-Obamacare folks on this site going to say when in a couple years you hear that it is working pretty good and folks appreciate it? Oh, wait, many of you, like the cookie, will never admit it is working. Ego won't allow. I often wonder if any of you couldn't afford healthcare, or have family members without healthcare and in real crisis, would you rant differently?

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  • EvelynSeptember 17, 2013 - 8:11 pm

    James: You are right about the American Enterprise Inst. Their reported 2012 revenues = $38.8M. Neither their website nor their 990 gives the slightest indication who their donors are.

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  • Fran DuchampSeptember 17, 2013 - 9:17 pm

    AEI donors...maybe http://tinyurl.com/ka6x3d4

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  • Fran DuchampSeptember 17, 2013 - 9:24 pm

    http://thenation.s3.amazonaws.com/pdf/CAP_alliance_members_2012_2.pdf.

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  • Fran DuchampSeptember 17, 2013 - 9:26 pm

    Well no big surprises...good night...play nicely...or not...lololol

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  • James E.September 17, 2013 - 10:04 pm

    Correct me if I've wrong, but I believe the American Enterprise Institute was the first to recommend the health plan now known as Obamacare. Makes sense as they are the cheerleaders for corporate health care and Obamacare gives maximum business to the health corporations. It's a small world, isn't it?

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  • James E.September 17, 2013 - 10:06 pm

    Phil continues to give me cause to believe that he can be brought back into the light. It won't be easy, but it can be done.

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  • Little RickySeptember 23, 2013 - 8:46 am

    You get what pay for, 2200 is the price of a locked thumb.. Socialism is not the way to go.

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  • Phil VeerkampSeptember 23, 2013 - 8:30 pm

    Richard Guenther = Little Ricky

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  • observerSeptember 23, 2013 - 8:35 pm

    Is L.Richard the same Richard who had so much to say about guns a little while ago?

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  • Little RickySeptember 24, 2013 - 7:05 am

    Attention ,,,,,,,,THIS SITE HAS BEEN HACKED UNSECURED... ID'S ARE BEING FALSIFIED AND COMMENTS REMOVED,,,

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Faster sales with spring staging

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Coldwell Banker outsells the competition

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Handsome Redmond suits modern families

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Growing your own

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Fraud workshop scheduled

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HCD launches assistance program

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EZ Mortgages Inc. opens Placerville office

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