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Sat Feb 2, 2019, 04:53 PM

Media fuming over Northam, but where's any outrage over Governors who refused to expand Medicaid?

In my state alone, over half a million people don't have health care that should do.

Never, do we hear the same kind of outrage over people dying in the wealthiest nation on the planet because their governor has rejected Medicaid expansion.

This isn't even a double standard. There is no standard. Yes, he needs to go, but when is the media going to give a damn about policy and how policy affects lives?


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Reply Media fuming over Northam, but where's any outrage over Governors who refused to expand Medicaid? (Original post)
Doodley Feb 2019 OP
Lucca2 Feb 2019 #1
MLAA Feb 2019 #2
KWR65 Feb 2019 #3
Doodley Feb 2019 #5
dlk Feb 2019 #4
Merlot Feb 2019 #8
IronLionZion Feb 2019 #6
Doodley Feb 2019 #10
McCamy Taylor Feb 2019 #7
Doodley Feb 2019 #12
IronLionZion Feb 2019 #14
EffieBlack Feb 2019 #16
still_one Feb 2019 #18
PeeJ52 Feb 2019 #9
Doodley Feb 2019 #13
EffieBlack Feb 2019 #11
IronLionZion Feb 2019 #15
Thekaspervote Feb 2019 #17
Doodley Feb 2019 #20
Politicub Feb 2019 #19
pdsimdars Feb 2019 #21
fountainofyouth Feb 2019 #23
pdsimdars Feb 2019 #28
fountainofyouth Feb 2019 #22
UTUSN Feb 2019 #24
treestar Feb 2019 #25
mcar Feb 2019 #26
Voltaire2 Feb 2019 #29
lapucelle Feb 2019 #27

Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 04:54 PM

1. Exactly, we let ourselves get played again and again.

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Response to Lucca2 (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 04:59 PM

2. We get played by saying no way in hell to racism?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 05:00 PM

3. You mean Medicaid. nt

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Response to KWR65 (Reply #3)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 05:02 PM

5. Thank you. I have fixed the OP.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 05:01 PM

4. "Off With His Head" is an Easy, Go-To, Short-Term Solution

Complex problems require complex solutions

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Response to dlk (Reply #4)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:14 PM

8. Easy, accept the Medicare Expansion. All the heavy lifting has been done

already. No complex solutions necessary, just get people medical care so they can, you know, not die.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:11 PM

6. I'm sure Justin Fairfax will continue Virginia's Medicaid expansion

if he or any Democrat refuses, then let's spew some outrage down upon their souls.

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Response to IronLionZion (Reply #6)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:19 PM

10. Good point.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:12 PM

7. Did any Democrats refuse to expand Medicaid?

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Reply #7)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:21 PM

12. No, but who is calling for the Republican governors who blocked it in their state to resign?

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Response to Doodley (Reply #12)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:29 PM

14. You can start a petition to recall them if you want

and voters can throw the bums out next election

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Response to IronLionZion (Reply #14)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:38 PM

16. Funny how that didn't seem to be a big concern until today, eh?

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Response to EffieBlack (Reply #16)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:52 PM

18. +++++++++++++++++++++++

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:18 PM

9. Never.. it's all a game to them.. Lives don't matter... advertising dollars matter...

 

people hating each other matter... it sells more ads then if everyone just hated a few corporations

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Response to PeeJ52 (Reply #9)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:22 PM

13. Very well stated. Hate matters, not lives.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:21 PM

11. Sigh

Can someone else take this? I'm really tired of explaining this to people and need a break ...

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Response to EffieBlack (Reply #11)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:33 PM

15. LOL!

It never ends, does it?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:45 PM

17. He said he was genuinely sorry. If his actions as gov were a reflection of his gaff,

That would be different

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #17)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 07:06 PM

20. He is sorry for what? Not being in the photo that yesterday he apologized for?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 06:56 PM

19. The media may never give a damn

So I donít think we should wait on media to lead. I register my anger at the voting booth and encourage others to do so.

And I think Northam should resign. That insane photo denies him now.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 07:40 PM

21. Just what I want. . . . BALANCED outrage.

 

They pick one thing to go over the edge on and leave everything else. Look at all the piling on about this picture, when we have a walking, talking racist in the WH. "Good people on both sides" when one side drove a car into a crowd and KILLED someone and I don't think there was this level of outrage. All day long. Why wasn't everyone forcing Trump to resign?
Until you hold BOTH sides EQUALLY accountable. . . GET OVER YOURSELVES!!!

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Response to pdsimdars (Reply #21)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 07:50 PM

23. Does it occur to you how much like a conservative you sound

When you demand that Virginia's black residents "get over" racist symbols?

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Response to fountainofyouth (Reply #23)

Sun Feb 3, 2019, 05:31 AM

28. Does it occur to you . . .

 

That we have heard nothing about how he has been in his career regarding civil rights? We know that Trump has had many incidents documented about how racist he has been throughout his life and even his father's life. But I have heard nothing about this man. He could have been the same and working against civil rights throughout his professional life or he could have actually done some good things or been neutral. But the discussion has had none of that. All it has been is a red meat feeding frenzy, as your comment points to.
Does it occur to you how un-Christian you are? There is no redemption for you. What if he has not been a bad egg his whole career? You don't know and yet you mindlessly engage in this soap box, red meat frenzy. Just like the far right. . . all they need is something to mindlessly shout, like a wall to protect against the rapists, when facts tell those who listen that these people aren't criminals and a wall won't help. Same thing here, we don't know the facts about his life. And until I do, I won't engage in this mindless frenzy, which you and so many others have apparently bought in to.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 07:45 PM

22. Another example of using Republicans as a measuring stick for justice

People here keep searching for reasons not to hold this man accountable because the other side is soulless. We don't need, and should never expect, Republican permission to create standards for our party!

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 08:48 PM

24. K&R

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 08:53 PM

25. The voters in those states chose it though

They don't want the gubmint giving them healthcare or giving it to those lazy bums who don't work.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 09:01 PM

26. What does one have to do with the other?

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Response to mcar (Reply #26)

Sun Feb 3, 2019, 07:00 AM

29. Fuck all?

This appears to be one in a series of idiotic false equivalence whatabout defenses of Notham.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2019, 09:03 PM

27. "What about..."

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