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Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:03 PM

Curt Schilling claims AIG canceled his insurance, due to his pro-trump* social media??

The link is to the Washington Examiner so....... And, not that I care but, if true, what kind of sense does that make?

Curt Schilling says AIG canceled his insurance policy over pro-Trump social media profile

World Series champion pitcher Curt Schilling says his insurance company canceled his plan due to his social media posts, which have recently praised President Trump.

"We will be just fine, but wanted to let Americans know that @AIGinsurance canceled our insurance due to my 'Social Media profile,'" Schilling tweeted Tuesday while tagging the insurance company AIG.

Schilling responded to a skeptical Twitter user by posting a screenshot from his communication with the company.

“Cut out personal information and kept the relevant part readable,” Schilling tweeted. “But ya, it's real and I don't imagine it's even close to what we will witness in the coming months, years, if we let the Nazi's win and the fraud is allowed to stand.”

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/schilling-insurance-cancel-trump-support

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Reply Curt Schilling claims AIG canceled his insurance, due to his pro-trump* social media?? (Original post)
Siwsan Jan 14 OP
Hugin Jan 14 #1
Siwsan Jan 14 #9
Dale Neiburg Jan 14 #15
Siwsan Jan 14 #18
JHB Jan 14 #2
Totally Tunsie Jan 14 #3
Hortensis Jan 14 #34
underpants Jan 14 #4
BlueNProud Jan 14 #5
fearnobush Jan 14 #6
RockRaven Jan 14 #7
Hortensis Jan 14 #37
catbyte Jan 14 #8
Siwsan Jan 14 #11
pwb Jan 14 #10
JenniferJuniper Jan 14 #12
UpInArms Jan 14 #13
Sugarmaggie Jan 14 #14
Marrah_Goodman Jan 14 #21
KentuckyWoman Jan 14 #16
Marrah_Goodman Jan 14 #17
Siwsan Jan 14 #22
msfiddlestix Jan 14 #19
Raster Jan 14 #20
Siwsan Jan 14 #23
tarheelsunc Jan 14 #24
Phoenix61 Jan 14 #25
Siwsan Jan 14 #28
Brother Buzz Jan 14 #26
Siwsan Jan 14 #30
Brother Buzz Jan 14 #40
Brother Buzz Jan 14 #48
maryellen99 Jan 14 #27
BlueIdaho Jan 14 #29
ProfessorGAC Jan 14 #31
Marcuse Jan 14 #32
Pantagruel Jan 14 #33
struggle4progress Jan 14 #35
RANDYWILDMAN Jan 14 #36
dsc Jan 14 #38
Siwsan Jan 14 #39
TheRealNorth Jan 14 #41
dawg Jan 14 #42
ARPad95 Jan 14 #43
Baltimike Jan 14 #44
ARPad95 Jan 14 #45
Baltimike Jan 14 #47
MerryBlooms Jan 14 #46

Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:06 PM

1. The key word here is 'says'.

(and it's in the Washington Examiner.)

Any confirmation from AIG, yet?

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Response to Hugin (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:10 PM

9. Here's a screen shot of the tweet

I wouldn't have a clue how to find out if AIG would even bother to confirm it. Truthfully, perhaps it was canceled but it might have had nothing to do with his beliefs. Perhaps it's just another trump*ster looking to appear victimized?

Just weird.

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Response to Siwsan (Reply #9)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:20 PM

15. Even if the screenshot is authentic....

it doesn't say anything about the carrier's reason for terminating/not issuing a policy.

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Response to Dale Neiburg (Reply #15)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:23 PM

18. I'm going to check back, later, and see if AIG responds to his tweet

Long shot, I know, but that's all I can come up with, right now. I've got nothing but time on my hands while I wait for the plumber to finish installing the new water softener, anyway.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:08 PM

2. I suspect there was more to it than that.

Given the histrionics about "Nazis" (meaning Democrats) and "the fraud" (Joe winning the election), Schilly-schally does not come across as a reliable narrator.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:08 PM

3. More likely, Curt, they cancelled you because

you're an a-hole.

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Response to Totally Tunsie (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:47 PM

34. Yup. Actuaries have many ways of identifying people who fall into

higher risk categories, but I'm pretty sure assholes tend to fall into a number of them.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:09 PM

4. Yep Actuarial 201

What emojis do they often use?

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:09 PM

5. Curt Schilling actually collects Nazi memorabilia.

Multiple articles about it.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:09 PM

6. Fake blood fake insurance claims

Shilling been chillin wit bin laden de trump.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:09 PM

7. Seems like a reasonable business decision. When people do things which increase their

chances of being attacked, the insurers calculation of the likelihood of an injury and therefore a payout changes, and the original terms may no longer be appropriate.

These conservatives love free markets and rational self-interested business decisions by corporations........... until they don't.

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Response to RockRaven (Reply #7)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:51 PM

37. Life insurance companies DO assess social media histories to evaluate risk

for the purpose of setting premiums. They apparently use algorhithms to search for items of possible interest.

I wouldn't be a bit surprised if auto insurers have started doing that also. What's more likely than that the kind of people who'd let a creep like Trump work them up into joining a violent insurgency would be more prone to having accidents than others?

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:09 PM

8. That "proof" looks a tad suspect to me.

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Response to catbyte (Reply #8)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:11 PM

11. I'm thinking the same thing.

Another attempt at looking victimized?

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:11 PM

10. Pukes think there are no consequences for what spews out

of their mouths. The feel falsely protected by trump who cares less about them.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:16 PM

12. Slander and libel risk?

I'm not sure if this is a personal policy or a business policy (probably business) but a fair guess is that AIG is concerned about the risk he poses under the personal injury liability portion of the policy which covers slander and libel. Considering that the asshole never shuts his mouth.

Capitalism, dude. That's how it works.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:18 PM

13. Maybe the insurance company does not want to be liable for Schilling's actions

Depends on what the coverage was for.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:18 PM

14. I work for insurance co - very skeptical

Normal contract provisions don’t include cancellation provisions based on political affiliation. If he was a spokesperson for company there may be a provision in marketing contract. I had to chuckle at this one. Not enough info to validate so I’m not trusting his claim. Maybe he allowed policy to lapse because of not paying premiums.

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Response to Sugarmaggie (Reply #14)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:25 PM

21. I am betting he let it lapse

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:23 PM

16. Curt is a gay wedding cake.

And AIG is a Christian Bakery.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:23 PM

17. I worked with (not for) AIG for many years

This sounds pretty fishy, to be honest. I wonder what kind of insurance it is. Generally you have a contract and I have never seen social media mentioned on them. He probably let the policy lapse, because shilling sucks at paying his bills.

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Response to Marrah_Goodman (Reply #17)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:29 PM

22. A company refused to renew the insurance on my aunt's house, after my uncle died.

Another 'underwriting' decision. She was in her mid-80's with no children, not in the best of health, and we wondered if that was the issue. She moved in with my mother, I moved in to the house and had no problem finding another company to insure it. (I was on the quit claim deed.) All I could think was what would have happened if she didn't have family to step in.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:24 PM

19. I kinda think pro trump high profiler's should probably stfu.

Because most "educated" Pro Trumpers' are Nazi Sympathizers whether they are self aware of that fact or not. (Adelson can go f himself in hell where i hope he's burning for eternity)

But I do believe Businesses can draw the line on doing business with anyone inciting insurrection on the Capitol.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:25 PM

20. I'm calling BULLSHIT on a known liar...

...I guarantee that there is NO WAY any insurance company canceled Schilling's insurance because of his political beliefs. That would leave them open to major repercussions.

Tell ya what, Schilling, present verifiable proof, and not some rigged up "communication" with the Company. If they truly did cancel Schilling, there is more to the story.

Schilling is a reich-wing liar.

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Response to Raster (Reply #20)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:30 PM

23. To be honest, I had no idea who he is, until I read the article.

Needless to say, I'm not a sports fan.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:36 PM

24. Notice...

that in the little snippet he posted, there was absolutely nothing to indicate he was being denied coverage based on his political beliefs. But why be surprised, Curt's always been a tool.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:36 PM

25. The screen shot doesn't say a policy was

cancelled. It implies he requested something and the request was refused. Marketing teams aren’t typically involved in issuing policies. Just a guess, he got a deal for being a spokesperson and when he went trumpanzie they cancelled it.

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Response to Phoenix61 (Reply #25)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:39 PM

28. But that's his EVIDENCE!!!

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:37 PM

26. Washington Examiner, Daily Mail and The Blaze are on this

But not a peep out of the fake media. Most curious.

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Response to Brother Buzz (Reply #26)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:42 PM

30. Since I really didn't even know who this guy is, it's hard for me to judge public interest

As in would more reputable media even bother to report the claim.

The whole thing just smelled 'off', to me.

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Response to Siwsan (Reply #30)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:54 PM

40. He kinda, sorta ran for senate against Elizabeth Warren

The asshole announced his intention to run for the United States Senate as a Republican against Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren in 2018, but quietly folded after smarter people put the buzz in his ear.

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Response to Siwsan (Reply #30)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 02:53 PM

48. Woohoo, Curt made the New York Post, too

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:37 PM

27. I wonder if he took part in the coup attempt and is trying to cover his tracks nt

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:39 PM

29. Read your policy asshole.

There are about a thousand reasons why an insurance company an cancel your policy. Those clauses may or may not include being a spoiled brat.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:43 PM

31. Maybe It's Because He Used Steroids

Never paid the price for that! Completely skated on that.
Guy picked up 3mph on his fastball & 7 inches of cut on his slider after he was 32!
And, the bloody sock? A wound that won't stop bleeding after 3 days? Hmmmm.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:45 PM

32. If this is about The Affordable Care Act, then Schilling has a valid complaint against the insurer.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:46 PM

33. Schilling's racism just bubbles right up to his mouth and spills out

“You cowards sat on your hands, did nothing while liberal trash looted rioted and burned for air Jordan’s and big screens, sit back, stfu, and watch folks start a confrontation for shit that matters like rights, democracy and the end of govt corruption,” Schilling tweeted on Jan. 6 with the hashtag “#itshappening.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:48 PM

36. What a Snowflake!

wasn't he supposed to be a tough guy on the mound.

This guy is a whiny beast...nothing more nothing less

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:52 PM

38. I don't see how the proof he provided is proof

all it says is the denial stands not why the denial occurred

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Response to dsc (Reply #38)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:53 PM

39. Well, he had to 'remove' all of that identification information

Apparently that took up most of the page.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 01:01 PM

41. I don't really care to give RW media clicks.....

Was this health insurance, life insurance, or other type of insurance? I don't know if there would be certain types of insurance where political extremism would be considered a risk by an actuary?

Seem fishy overall though.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 01:06 PM

42. Ah, AIG.

A veritable bastion of liberalism, those guys.

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 01:08 PM

43. Does Invoking the 'Insurrection Act of 1807' Affect Property Coverage?

https://www.insurancejournal.com/blogs/big-i-insights/2020/06/05/571152.htm

Does Invoking the ‘Insurrection Act of 1807’ Affect Property Coverage?
By Christopher J. Boggs | June 5, 2020

Second, what is an insurrection and who qualifies as an insurrectionist?

Insurrection: A violent revolt against an oppressive authority, usually a government. “Insurrection is distinguished from rout, riot, and offense connected with mob violence by the fact that in insurrection there is an organized and armed uprising against authority or operations of government, while crimes growing out of mob violence, however serious they may be and however numerous the participants, are simply unlawful acts in disturbance of the peace which do not threaten the stability of the government or the existence of political society.” (Black’s Law Dictionary)

Insurrectionist: A person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) freedom fighter, insurgent, rebel.

Based on the initial purpose of the protests that led to riots in some cases, they were not acts of insurrection, nor were the participants insurrectionists. These were not organized armed uprisings intent on overthrowing the government.

Lastly, where is the exclusion found? In nearly every case, the “insurrection exclusion” is found within a broader exclusion – either the “War” exclusion or the “War and Military Action” exclusion. The only exception is the Personal Auto Policy. Following is the relevant exclusionary wording from several policies:

Homeowners’ Policy Property Exclusion: War
War includes the following and any consequence of any of the following:
a. Undeclared war, civil war, insurrection, rebellion or revolution;

Commercial Property (CP 10 30) Exclusion: War And Military Action
(3) Insurrection, rebellion, revolution, usurped power, or action taken by governmental authority in hindering or defending against any of these.

Business Auto Coverage (Physical Damage):
War Or Military Action
(3) Insurrection, rebellion, revolution, usurped power or action taken by governmental authority in hindering or defending against any of these.

Personal Auto Policy (Physical Damage):Loss due to or as a consequence of:
a. Radioactive contamination;
b. Discharge of any nuclear weapon (even if accidental);
c. War (declared or undeclared);
d. Civil war;
e. Insurrection; or
f. Rebellion or revolution.


****************************************

Is the Exclusion Triggered?

Given the facts of the act and the exclusion, the “insurrection” exclusion does not appear to be triggered simply by the President’s invoking of the act. Further, even if a political figure or the media calls this an insurrection (towards a specific goal), the various protests do not pass the “insurrection” test.

Saying the grass is purple does not make it purple. There are certain facts that must be applied before ultimately declaring a condition or action to be something. It’s not insurrection just because the President or the news reports claims it is (generally for effect); what are the facts?

Overall, the activities of the protestors and rioters do not reach the level required to be considered an insurrection, nor does it appear the intent of the policy to exclude damage caused by insurrection applies to their actions. The exclusion does not apply.



[Full article at link above.]

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 01:11 PM

44. his wife is battling breast cancer. I bet that's why they threw him off

Like Elizabeth Warren said, "You don't have insurance...you only THINK you have insurance"

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Response to Baltimike (Reply #44)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 01:13 PM

45. I don't think AIG offers health insurance.

What kind of insurance is AIG?

In the United States, AIG is the largest underwriter of commercial and industrial insurance. AIG offers property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, mortgage insurance and other financial services.

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Response to ARPad95 (Reply #45)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 02:03 PM

47. AAAh...my bad. Happy to stand corrected. nt

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Response to Siwsan (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 01:16 PM

46. I'm calling bs. Schilling's 'relevant' text is in no way relevant to backing his claim.

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