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Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:18 PM

I had a bit of an epiphany the other day

I was responding to Sid and remarked that Canada has almost no Teabaggers and also very nearly zero Berniebros.. And then it hit me, Canada has single payer so people can get help with their psychological issues.

If America had single payer all the Teabaggers and Berniebros would get help with their authority issues and become pragmatic moderate centrists who would enthusiastically vote for Hillary and the status quo.

America could be a paradise and the Republican party nothing but a rapidly fading bad memory if we only had single payer like Canada.

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Reply I had a bit of an epiphany the other day (Original post)
Fumesucker Apr 2016 OP
Tarc Apr 2016 #1
grossproffit Apr 2016 #2
JonLeibowitz Apr 2016 #9
TheBlackAdder Apr 2016 #3
Warren DeMontague Apr 2016 #4
grossproffit Apr 2016 #6
Contrary1 Apr 2016 #15
grossproffit Apr 2016 #16
Contrary1 Apr 2016 #17
Fumesucker Apr 2016 #7
Warren DeMontague Apr 2016 #11
dsc Apr 2016 #5
Fumesucker Apr 2016 #8
IdaBriggs Apr 2016 #10
Fumesucker Apr 2016 #12
malokvale77 Apr 2016 #14
malokvale77 Apr 2016 #13

Response to Fumesucker (Original post)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:27 PM

1. Canada does have some actual nutbags

I won't give them the benefit of incoming linkage, so google "Canada Free Press". They're essentially a sister site to the Free Republic.

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Response to Fumesucker (Original post)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:34 PM

2. It's hard to compare a country of 300MM+ to one with 35MM

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Response to grossproffit (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:49 PM

9. In some cases, per capita figures can be useful -- that's how you can compare them :-)

(before the inevitable gun trafficking from VT->NY comment, no, that is not a valid place to use per capita figures)

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Response to Fumesucker (Original post)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:38 PM

3. It sounds like it could have been a Worldwide Epiphany

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Response to Fumesucker (Original post)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:44 PM

4. AUTOMATED MESSAGE: Results of your Jury Service

On Tue Apr 12, 2016, 03:30 PM an alert was sent on the following post:

I had a bit of an epiphany the other day
http://www.democraticunderground.com/12511716352

REASON FOR ALERT

This post is disruptive, hurtful, rude, insensitive, over-the-top, or otherwise inappropriate.

ALERTER'S COMMENTS

Berniebros? Really? To imply that Bernie supporters have "psychological issues" is very insulting.

You served on a randomly-selected Jury of DU members which reviewed this post. The review was completed at Tue Apr 12, 2016, 03:37 PM, and the Jury voted 2-5 to LEAVE IT.

Juror #1 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: Some day maybe possibly you Sanders supporters who are so aghast and clutch your pearls every time that term is used will understand that it's taking about a very few vocal minority and not all of you. I know this will be hidden but I'm voting to leave it.
Juror #2 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: Over the top, I agree with the alerter!
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Explanation: Sigh.
Juror #4 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: Nice try, alerter. Actually, not even a nice try. Just a lame and blatantly disingenuous alert.
Juror #5 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: over-the-top flame starter.
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Juror #7 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: The alerter seems to have too itchy a trigger finger.

Thank you very much for participating in our Jury system, and we hope you will be able to participate again in the future.





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Response to Warren DeMontague (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:47 PM

6. I'm a bit embarrassed for the alerter.

Thankfully, many still have a sense of humor.

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Response to grossproffit (Reply #6)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:57 PM

15. Yeah, it is rather funny

that I would ever "enthusiastically vote for Hillary and the status quo".


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Response to Contrary1 (Reply #15)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:58 PM

16. Wrong topic?

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Response to grossproffit (Reply #16)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 06:02 PM

17. From the 2nd paragraph in the OP

I just found it funny, that's all.

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Response to Warren DeMontague (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:48 PM

7. I figured it would get alerted

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #7)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:53 PM

11. I was #4.

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Response to Fumesucker (Original post)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:47 PM

5. Mayor Ford of Toronto

I think that kind of proves this theory bunk.

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Response to dsc (Reply #5)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:49 PM

8. Some people are beyond help, thankfully it's relatively few

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Response to Fumesucker (Original post)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:49 PM

10. The pain meds must be good - this post made little sense.

 

Although truthfully, I do have trust with idiot authority folk; I would not have been a "good little Nazi" if I was alive then, have zero respect for Bush, and basic contempt for Trump or Clinton as presidents.

Maybe if I get some nice meds I wouldn't care about putting disasterous people with horrible judgment who lie all the time in charge?

That sort of makes sense, I guess.

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Response to IdaBriggs (Reply #10)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:53 PM

12. In my own defense, I was talking to Sid when this hit me...

I may have been disoriented.

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #12)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:56 PM

14. It happens. nt

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Response to Fumesucker (Original post)

Tue Apr 12, 2016, 05:55 PM

13. You're on a roll...

and giving me many smiles, today.

You seem to be getting under someones skin.

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