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Obama Wants Your Sexual History
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Posted By:Harlowe, 9/12/2013 11:32:17 PM

If you think the Obama health law is only for the uninsured and you won´t be affected, you´re in for a surprise next time you go to the doctor. Be prepared for questions unrelated to why you are seeking medical help — questions that you don´t want to answer. Whether you´re at the dermatologist or the cardiologist, you´ll likely be asked: "Are you sexually active? If so, do you have one partner, multiple partners or same-sex partners?" Doctors are being turned into government agents, where they´re pressured financially to ask questions … and violate their Hippocratic Oath ...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 9/12/2013 11:35:30 PM     (No. 9518677)

Ask Private Chelsea.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SnowQueen, 9/12/2013 11:46:31 PM     (No. 9518687)

He´ll be disappointed in mine. I´ve never gone on the down low in Chicago.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 9/12/2013 11:51:05 PM     (No. 9518691)

The Hippocratic Oath states "first do no harm". If these questions are personally and psychologically damaging to the patient, then the provider will NEVER ask them. Anyways, patients should just lie about anything the Gov´t asks, unless of course, you get a phone call from Lois Lerner, and then you are obligated to tell the truth, just as she does.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Griller1, 9/12/2013 11:51:10 PM     (No. 9518692)

I´m sexually active, but only with black marxist presidents.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: melanie, 9/12/2013 11:52:26 PM     (No. 9518693)

I certainly don´t want to hear his.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Quaestio, 9/13/2013 12:03:30 AM     (No. 9518699)

They are also asking about gun ownership. Please tell me why it matters to my pediatrician whether or not we own a gun? Remember that all this medical information is going to be available to most of the U.S. bureaucracy, not to mention the identity thief navigator. It´s a gun registry through your medical information.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: veritas, 9/13/2013 12:08:06 AM     (No. 9518703)

Q: Explain your entire sexual history.

A: How long does it take to put a cast on a nose the size of... well, Doc, the size of yours, let´s say?

[What´s the real problem? Is Reggie L-u-u-u-v-v-v-u-u-h-h bored?]

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Zarin, 9/13/2013 12:10:26 AM     (No. 9518705)

Thank goodness for the NRA - They foresaw the reality of these intrusive questions. They were able to get an insert in the law that forbids asking about gun ownership.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: bluebonnet, 9/13/2013 12:18:10 AM     (No. 9518710)

According to the article, it is forbidden to ask about gun ownership under a provision written into the health law. (don´t those words, "health law", just send chills up one´s spine?)

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kanphil, 9/13/2013 12:28:23 AM     (No. 9518717)

I´ll show you mine if you show me yours, Preezy.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/13/2013 12:30:46 AM     (No. 9518718)

You should always answer a question with a question. For instance, So doc, how did you vote in the last two elections ? Do you supply birth control to 12 year olds ?

Is it 2017 yet ?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 9/13/2013 12:32:04 AM     (No. 9518720)

I´m being screwed by this regime!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 9/13/2013 12:36:15 AM     (No. 9518726)

My answer to that question will be: Go F Yourself, oh sorry, tell the person that tells you to ask that question to go F themselves....best sex I´ve had in ages, telling a Gooberment Bureaucrat to go F themselves...



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Reply 14 - Posted by: MissMoneypenny, 9/13/2013 1:17:12 AM     (No. 9518751)

This is nothing new...just tell them it´s none of their business, period. And it isn´t.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 9/13/2013 1:25:43 AM     (No. 9518757)

Doctors are being told to ask questions outside of their field. Recently I went to my macular degeneration doctor´s offrice and in the midst of other questions I was asked whether there was any history of heart trouble in my family. The doctor did not ask. A nurse/technician did.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: abiner, 9/13/2013 1:46:07 AM     (No. 9518761)

Easy. Just invent some answers. I want the government to look at my chart and say "Huh?"

How many sexual partners have you had?

Does that include animals?

Are you homosexual?

I fantasize about Lindsay Graham. Does that count?

Do you have sexual thoughts? And how often?

For about ten years I was a sexagenarian. But I grew out of it.



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Reply 17 - Posted by: anonymous, 9/13/2013 2:21:54 AM     (No. 9518775)

As Syria´s Assad astutely pointed out the other day, Obama runs a social media administration. Like the social media giants, he wants to know everything about you and he wants to link you up to a central database. If it isn´t through the NSA or other bodies, it´s through medical blackmail.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bluebonnet, 9/13/2013 2:43:23 AM     (No. 9518779)

Apologize for second post. I´m a cancer "survivor" beginning from "stage 4" in 2007. I am grateful for the added
years,& the chance to spend time with new grandchild. BUT, I´m not gonna do this anymore. I´m going to enjoy the blessed time I have left w/my children and grandboys.
The five Drs I´ve had are all reworking their practices. We all had pleasant good-byes. I learned to NOT even mention 0bamacare in their offices!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/13/2013 2:47:23 AM     (No. 9518782)

Obama wants to know our most intimate medical conditions, but he won´t even let us know where he was born? Or see his school records?

#18, my doctors (one I was seen by for decades) are all retiring, too. I don´t expect to ever have another good doctor-patient relationship. Good wishes to you for a long, happy future.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 9/13/2013 2:53:22 AM     (No. 9518784)

Any question not a private medical necessity for my health care will be answered--- My personal records are sealed therefore I am taking the 5th just like all the Obama-ites do when they are questioned about anything.
Unseal your records if you want mine Mr. Obama.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: losgatos, 9/13/2013 3:16:56 AM     (No. 9518785)

I don´t remember, I don´t recall, my mind is jello. If PIAPS can do it so can we.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Spidey, 9/13/2013 4:35:21 AM     (No. 9518795)

I really hope that Karma has it´s way on people who voted for Obama and supported Obamacare. They´re the people that need to pay through the nose for this debacle of a president and his so-called signature achievement. I don´t even know how youcan call a program that will lead to so much displacement of people,that it can be called an achievement.

One of the most blaring problems with Obamacare,nobody even talks about which is an open ended loophole that basically allows these jokers to make things up as they go along.For example if you´re an employer who owns 3 different unrelated businesses and your total workfore between the 3 is over 50 people,its as though they´re all under one roof.How crazy is that. But it´s the way these people will plug holes as people figure their scheme out.

Social Security and medicare have no such loopholes and treat everybody the same.

These "supper parties" in NYC are an interesting development.This could be a creative way to be in the food servng business while ducking the expenses of Obamacare.Not to mention all the other crazy regulations government puts on business.

The liberals are jealous that they aren´t smart enough to succeed in the private sector but instead wants to run them through a bureaucracy.Paying off health inspectors is almost a given in the food business.

There´s a lot of well off liberals who got that way in various shakedown schemes and exploiting misguided government programs..

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Reply 23 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 9/13/2013 4:43:50 AM     (No. 9518799)

I suppose the more sordid your sex life is, the acceptable you are to the regime.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/13/2013 5:12:50 AM     (No. 9518816)

Tell them you´re one of the star´s in porn movies, have AIDS, and they´ll send you a bank card for $50.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: varkdriver, 9/13/2013 5:58:15 AM     (No. 9518845)

As posted, I´ll reveal my history the millisecond Barky reveals his no-kidding birth certificate, college transcripts, Saudi/Kenyan passport, etc.

Not to mention my history would be brief and sleep-inducing. But enough about me...

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Reply 26 - Posted by: NancyD, 9/13/2013 7:50:59 AM     (No. 9518964)

They want to know so they can hold it against you if you ever want to run for any political office ONLY if you are a conservative.

No doubt!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Rinktum, 9/13/2013 7:51:19 AM     (No. 9518966)

Government is on a need to know basis at our home and we have decided they don´t need to know anything. So far when we have declined to answer these silly questions and we´ve been told we don´t have to answer. Most doctors and nurses don´t seem to want to ask them either. Usually they apologize. Gives me an opportunity to explain government tyranny. I, no doubt, will be one of the first shipped off to a re-education camp.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Bazi, 9/13/2013 7:57:36 AM     (No. 9518973)

And more. Last year, when I went to the doctor for heartburn, I was handed a survey to fill out. The survey was about depression: are you depressed? How long? What makes you depressed? Medications? Etc. I asked if I was required to fill it out and they said no. So, I didn´t.Of course, I wanted to say that Obamacare makes me extremely depressed ,but I refrained.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: M2, 9/13/2013 8:00:04 AM     (No. 9518976)

Saying this is outrageous has become tired about now, given all the other outrages this Administration has wrought on Americans´ lives.

Protests from these privacy advocates are largely ignored. On Jan. 17, HHS announced that if patients want to keep something out of their electronic record, they should pay cash. That´s impractical for most people.

One more reason to defund Obamacare. This isn´t about health care, it´s about totalitarianism. Might as well just put cameras and recording devices in your doctor´s offices with living color film of every examination. Oh, and put the recorders in your bedroom, too. Or pay a fine. That´s next.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/13/2013 8:00:50 AM     (No. 9518977)

´Do you own a gun´. ´Yes doctor, I have a carry permit, so be careful with your next question´.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: MirJoy, 9/13/2013 8:06:22 AM     (No. 9518981)

And did I read - or maybe I dreamt it (another ObamaCare nightmare) that the healthcare "navigators" do not have to go through a criminal background check. Great! Some anonymous person somewhere will know your income, SS#, address, etc. and he could be someone who is walking around with an outstanding warrant for his address.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: MirJoy, 9/13/2013 8:08:15 AM     (No. 9518985)

whoops, should be "outstanding warrant for his arrest".

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Daisymay, 9/13/2013 8:08:45 AM     (No. 9518986)

I believe the appropriate answer to any intrusive question to me will be "no". I am not going to get upset with my doctor (who I love)for asking a question they are forced to ask. I am simply going to say no to any question, or as another poster suggested, I will say "I can´t recall". After all, I´m 72 and shouldn´t be expected to remember anything! I´ve had several calls from my insurance co wanting to set up a "Health visit". I told them never to call again, that I can handle my health care just fine without their help!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: saucy, 9/13/2013 8:13:41 AM     (No. 9518996)

More Tyranny.

A young intern told me that new doctors don´t take Hippocratic Oath anymore
Huh?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 9/13/2013 8:17:24 AM     (No. 9519004)

Somebody should ask RFK Jr. how he feels about this.

Won´t it be great to have the IRS frolicing thru those records?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: OhMy, 9/13/2013 8:27:03 AM     (No. 9519019)

This adds credibility to the Snowdon revelations. The gubmint wants to know everything about the citizens, they will use it for blackmail when they want, the will not keep it secure and any information about the ruling elites ( Obama ) will remain confidential. Nobody will agree to this without intense pressure or being put in a disadvantaged position. This is not equal protection of the law it is tyranny.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: MamaD, 9/13/2013 8:29:10 AM     (No. 9519023)

#15---Patients with age-related macular degeneration have an increased risk of coronary heart disease--So the question at your eye doctor´s office wasn´t out of line.



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Reply 38 - Posted by: Newtsche, 9/13/2013 8:31:26 AM     (No. 9519028)

If I am forced to admit I have just one partner, opposite sex, is that a hate crime?

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Reply 39 - Posted by: mitzi, 9/13/2013 8:41:47 AM     (No. 9519046)

Doctors may be pressured to ask, but you don´t have to answer.



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Reply 40 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 9/13/2013 8:41:57 AM     (No. 9519048)

#12 post of the day. We all are.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/13/2013 8:59:59 AM     (No. 9519071)

Doc while you´re handing out birth control pills to ten year olds I´m here for a Viagra script. Does that answer you question?

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Avogadra, 9/13/2013 9:00:09 AM     (No. 9519072)

Regarding the question about owning guns - I think it has to do with the new electronic medical record system.

When my husband was asked this question by his doctor, he simply looked him in the eye, smiled and lied. The doctor smiled back and wrote down the answer my husband gave.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: maryc, 9/13/2013 9:00:14 AM     (No. 9519073)

"give me liberty or give me death" The exact opposite of obamacare !

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Reply 44 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 9/13/2013 9:06:19 AM     (No. 9519081)

Just say NO! That´s what I did when they showed up at my door to ask why I did not fill out and mail in the long form of the census.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: nightvision, 9/13/2013 9:25:24 AM     (No. 9519125)

#13 for the win!

If asked, I think I would tell them that I´ve been celibate my whole life.
My children were the result of immaculate conception.
Put THAT in your pipe and smoke it!

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Reply 46 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 9/13/2013 9:33:57 AM     (No. 9519150)

My history is female all my life

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Reply 47 - Posted by: lana720, 9/13/2013 9:41:50 AM     (No. 9519160)

Don´t we call some body parts "private" for a reason?
Total control of the populace is what this is all about. Screw them!

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Reply 48 - Posted by: vulcanrider, 9/13/2013 9:43:06 AM     (No. 9519165)

Q: Are you sexually active?
A: No, I´m married...

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Reply 49 - Posted by: Arby, 9/13/2013 9:46:50 AM     (No. 9519177)

Ah, the dims: they want to know everything about you but they also want you and your doctor and hospital to be responsible for eight gazillion Hippa forms to protect your privacy. This is what happens when the world is run by bureaucrats.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: RightWingRedneck, 9/13/2013 9:49:55 AM     (No. 9519183)

Had a young intern-type ask me at my last appointment if my husband and I had ever considered adding another woman to our relationship.

I was totally floored.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: E Unum Pluribus, 9/13/2013 10:10:09 AM     (No. 9519216)

My sexual history is truly historic! Air Supply even wrote a song about it: Making Love Out of Nothing at All

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Reply 52 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/13/2013 10:15:41 AM     (No. 9519227)

Tell us about yours first, Obie...

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Reply 53 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 9/13/2013 10:49:15 AM     (No. 9519279)

NOYB will suffice and if pressed for something more, I walk.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: trackman999, 9/13/2013 10:57:50 AM     (No. 9519294)

I was asked those questions, just refuse to answer them. Also they will ask if you´re depressed, the intent of that question is to deny you a gun permit or conficate your arms. No more handwritten notes , it all goes into a lap top and staight to the govt.

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Reply 55 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 9/13/2013 11:05:54 AM     (No. 9519314)

...AND...he´s wants to give HUD the power to dismantle local zoning so communities have the right mix of economic, racial and ethnic diversity...we can have fun lying about our sex lives...BUT WE BETTER STOP OBBAMA & HUD BEFORE THEY RUIN OUR NEIGHBORHOODS.

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Reply 56 - Posted by: norcalvet, 9/13/2013 11:13:08 AM     (No. 9519327)

A friend of mine went to her rhumatologist on Monday, and was asked to sign the new HIPPA forms. Well, she read it, and to her dismay here is part of what she read:

We may also disclose PHI about you for the following purposes:

• To a governmental agency authorized to oversee the health care system or government programs.

• To the Department of Health and Human Services for the investigation of compliance with HIPAA or to fulfill another
lawful request.

• To federal officials for lawful intelligence, counterintelligence, national security purposes and to protect the president.

• To appropriate military authorities, if you are a member of the armed forces.

She asked he doctor "Are you kidding??" The dr said it was not her doing. My friend did not sign it, and asked her dr to let her have a copy. I draw your attention to #3 which is particularly disturbing...


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Reply 57 - Posted by: NYC RAL, 9/13/2013 12:09:08 PM     (No. 9519403)

MY private parts will remain just that! If you need anymore answers, when I die cut me in half and count the rings.

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Reply 58 - Posted by: mizzmac, 9/13/2013 12:19:03 PM     (No. 9519414)

I suggest we all answer: "At THIS point, what difference does it make?"

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Reply 59 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 9/13/2013 12:31:42 PM     (No. 9519432)

Not to self: Saying blank-you to the POTUS is not being sexually active. Thanks for the giggle, #4.

Anyone here ever been face-down in a limo? Not bloody likely.

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Reply 60 - Posted by: Trust No One, 9/13/2013 1:44:39 PM     (No. 9519514)

Ya beat me to it #58...



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Reply 61 - Posted by: wd40, 9/13/2013 4:24:33 PM     (No. 9519682)

Are you sexually active?

No, I just lie there.

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Reply 62 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 9/13/2013 4:40:24 PM     (No. 9519700)

My doctor happens to be young and smokin´ hot. I might actually welcome opening this topic up for discussion. ;-)

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Reply 63 - Posted by: jacksin5, 9/13/2013 6:15:38 PM     (No. 9519807)

Like all the other information this administration is trying to garner, this info will be held in reserve to attack or belittle anyone brash enough to challenge the powers that be.

Want to run for office? Beware the skeletons in your closet. No longer will they have to smear you with rumors and innuendo, they´ll have documentation.

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Reply 64 - Posted by: Penney, 9/13/2013 6:32:16 PM     (No. 9519828)

Why is the dems´ 0bama Administration apparently acting like Stasi wannabes through their statist policies?!! ...Voyeurs one & all?!!! -YIKES!!!

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Reply 65 - Posted by: Rafter, 9/13/2013 6:56:46 PM     (No. 9519853)

#35, you got there first!

If I´m forced to respond to any nosy medical inquiries, I might try the following
or some variation of...

"I gave up sex after I saw Bobby Kennedy, Jr´s diary and realized he´d been cheating on me."

"After receiving an unwelcome Tweet I now have Weiner Envy and cannot discuss any more."

"Your wife made me promise not to tell you the details of our sexual Olympics."

"Conflict of interest... I gather information on Viagra use and forward it
to the International Old Limp Dick Committee in Geneva, Switzerland... Sorry."

"Your nurse is sooooo HOT! What is her temperature?... I could take it for her...
but... where?"

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Reply 66 - Posted by: rsgonner, 9/13/2013 7:59:07 PM     (No. 9519923)

I am a physician. I recommend if your doctor asks you a question you think crosses the line, lie and find another doctor.

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Reply 67 - Posted by: Pinchem, 9/14/2013 12:26:41 PM     (No. 9520766)

#15...To the question of previous history of heart problems in my family -- yes their hearts quit beating the moment they died.

#50...my reply to the question, have I ever considered adding another woman to our relationship would have been, are you available tonight? That might stop her from asking the question.

I did ask my Doctor about memory loss (can´t remember something right now but will later on, even a day or two later) so he gave me a test. I answered all 32 questions instantly and correctly. He entered that I had no signs of alzheimers or other diminished capacity. So I´m covered there.

My Doctor and I talked and laughed about the possible questions physicians are being told to ask. Thankfully, he has never asked them yet. He did say if they keep cutting the Medicare payments to Doctors he may have to give up his practice as 80% of his patients are on Medicare. Like the rest of us, you can´t survive when you have more going out than you have coming in. He´s not rich but he has been investing his money so that if he does have to give up his practice he can live on the interest of his investments. Now there is a smart man.


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Reply 68 - Posted by: flaming sword, 9/14/2013 4:47:12 PM     (No. 9520982)

Why is he asking? Did he forget me so soon? He´s been screwing me daily for years. That makes him my majority sexual partner.


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WASHINGTON — Republicans are the party of the rich, right? It´s a label that has stuck for decades, and you´re hearing it again as Democrats complain about GOP opposition to raising the minimum wage and extending unemployment benefits. But in Congress, the wealthiest among us are more likely to be represented by a Democrat than a Republican. Of the 10 richest House districts, only two have Republican congressmen. Democrats claim the top six, sprinkled along the East and West coasts. Most are in overwhelmingly Democratic states like New York and California.

What´s going on at Air Force Academy?
God´s word vs. Pentagon´s word
Fox News, by Todd Starnes    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 3/14/2014 1:25:22 AM     Post Reply
The Restore Military Religious Freedom coalition, a group of two dozen like-minded religious liberty organizations, announced Thursday that they are ready to offer assistance to any Air Force Academy cadet who faces repercussions for writing Bible verses on their hallway whiteboards. The Air Force Academy admitted Wednesday that a cadet leader had to remove a Bible verse he had displayed outside his dorm room because it offended non-Christians and could “cause subordinates to doubt the leader’s religious impartiality.” The controversy started when a cadet leader posted a passage of scripture on his whiteboard with a quote from the

Ohio cuts voter access: Editorial cartoon
Northeast Ohio Media Group, by Jeff Darcy    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 3/1/2014 1:32:44 AM     Post Reply
CLEVELAND,Ohio-- Secretary of State Jon Husted´s re-election mantra seems to be "If at first you don´t succeed in disenfranchising voters, try and try again. In 2012 Husted attempted to cut early voting access only to be sued by the Obama campaign and lose in court. He´s now back again making another attempt with the help of the state legislature and Governor Kasich. (Snip) This time around, Jim Crow bird feeder Husted is hiding behind saying he´s simply adopting a bipartisan proposal by the Ohio Association of Election officials. But it´s still clear to see what his and the state legislatures

Ohio bill on religion,
gay rights is withdrawn
Associated Press, by Julie Carr Smyth    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 2/27/2014 9:11:49 PM     Post Reply
COLUMBUS, Ohio - State lawmakers in Ohio withdrew legislation Wednesday that mirrors an Arizona bill that’s come under fire for protecting those who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays. Republican state Rep. Tim Derickson and Democratic state Rep. Bill Patmon issued a joint statement citing concern over the bill’s unintended consequences. “The intent of (our bill) was to ensure Ohioans’ religious freedom by protecting their ability to freely worship and preventing any laws from burdening the free exercise of religion,” their statement said. “However, with the controversy that is occurring in Arizona,

Progressives takes lessons
from ‘Downton Abbey’
Washington Post, by George F. Will    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 2/13/2014 10:45:11 AM     Post Reply
Many “Downton Abbey” watchers are nostalgia gluttons who grieved when Lord Grantham lost his fortune in Canadian railroad shares. There are, however, a discerning few whose admirable American sensibilities caused them to rejoice at Grantham’s loss: “Now perhaps this amiable but dilettantish toff will get off his duff and get a job.” This drama’s verisimilitude extends to emphasizing that his lordship had a fortune to squander only because he married an American heiress. By battening on what they disdained, this republic’s commercial culture, many British aristocrats could live beyond their inherited means — actual work being, of course, unthinkable.

Ohio wind turbine project
stopped near Lake Erie
Associated Press, by John Seewer    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 2/1/2014 8:47:41 PM     Post Reply
TOLEDO, Ohio - A group of birding enthusiasts hopes a decision to halt plans for a wind turbine at an Ohio National Guard base will send a message to developers proposing other wind power projects along Lake Erie. Federal officials sent notice this past week that they are pulling back from building the proposed wind turbine just weeks after two organizations threatened to take legal action. The American Bird Conservancy and the Black Swamp Bird Observatory argued that the wind turbine would endanger migrating birds and bald eagles while also violating several federal laws designed to protect those birds.

Democratic senators to file amicus brief
in Hobby Lobby birth control case
Yahoo News, by Liz Goodwin    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 1/28/2014 11:11:03 AM     Post Reply
In a brief to be filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, 19 Democratic senators are siding with the Obama administration against evangelical Christian businessmen who argue that paying for their employees’ birth control, a requirement under Obamacare, violates their company’s religious freedom. The senators—five of them women—argue in their “friend of the court” brief that the owners of the Oklahoma-based crafts store chain Hobby Lobby are not exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate simply because some forms of birth control offend their religious beliefs.

Inside the Beltway: The bipartisan
side of the March for Life
Washington Times, by Jennifer Harper    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 1/20/2014 11:58:09 AM     Post Reply
Lawmakers are not ignoring the March for Life, scheduled at high noon Wednesday on the National Mall, and currently the largest pro-life demonstration on the planet, according to organizers. “In a rare feat for the nation’s capital, representatives from both sides of the aisle will come together,” the organizers say, pointing out that keynote speakers include House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia and Rep. Dan Lipinski, Illinois Democrat. Also speaking, though the House is in recess this week: Republican Reps. Christopher H. Smith of New Jersey and Vicky Hartzler of Missouri.

Planned Parenthood Pens ´Twelve Days of
Contraception´ Christmas Carol
Breitbart´s Big Government, by Dr. Susan Berry    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 12/24/2013 11:34:24 AM     Post Reply
Staff members of the Arizona affiliate of Planned Parenthood are celebrating the season by changing the lyrics of the traditional Christmas carol, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” to accommodate the abortion industry. Planned Parenthood Arizona says it "wants to wish everyone happy holidays and a wonderful 2014!" They add, "We hope you will enjoy this original song written by staff and performed by volunteers. And, if you want to know more about the different types of birth control mentioned in the song, visit www.ppaz.org."

When You Defend Phil Robertson,
Here´s What You´re Really Defending
Business Insider, by Josh Barro    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 12/22/2013 6:41:31 PM     Post Reply
Let´s get a few things straight about what Phil Robertson said that got him in trouble. Defenses of Robertson, the star of "Duck Dynasty" suspended for his remarks in an interview with GQ, have focused on the idea that he was just crudely expressing the sincere, Christian view that homosexuality is sinful. (Snip) Robertson´s defenders should read his comments again, because their defenses are off-point. If you´re defending Robertson, here´s what you´re defending: 1. Robertson thinks black Americans were treated just fine in the Jim Crow-era South, and that they were happy there. 2.Robertson thinks the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor

Judi Dench felt a tremendous
responsibility toward Philomena Lee
Los Angeles Times, by Rebecca Keegan    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 12/21/2013 7:16:04 PM     Post Reply
LONDON — The first time Judi Dench witnessed the power of acting, she was 7 and saw her brother get away with using a swear word. (Snip) Dench´s latest performance — for which she has so far received Screen Actor Guild and Golden Globe nominations — is as a more ordinary but just as dignified woman in the drama “Philomena,” in which she plays a working-class Irish mother who enlists a jaded journalist (Steve Coogan) to help her find the son whom nuns forced her to give up decades earlier.



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Ben Carson: White House wanted
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Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/15/2014 5:22:51 AM     Post Reply
Neurosurgeon Ben Carson says the White House wanted him to apologize for “offending” President Obama after he famously delivered a conservative message at the National Prayer Breakfast last year. Carson, the former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, recalls the events surrounding his 2013 speech in his new book, One Nation: What We Can All Do To Save America’s Future. The Daily Caller obtained an advance copy of the book, which is set for release May 20. “He did not appear to be hostile or angry,” Carson writes of Obama, “but within a matter of minutes after the conclusion of

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Powerline, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 4/15/2014 8:40:58 AM     Post Reply
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Obama Generation Losing
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Wall Street Journal, by James Freeman    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/14/2014 4:23:09 PM     Post Reply
President Obama inspired a generation of young people to support his historic election in 2008. And in 2012, despite the struggles of his first term, Mr. Obama still managed to win the support of a full 60% of voters age 18-29. But the man who once dreamed of being a transformative leader in the Reagan mold is inspiring few of those young people to follow his lead. "For all the talk about the movement that elected Mr. Obama, the more notable movement of Obama supporters has been away from politics. It appears that few of the young people who voted

Chelsea Clinton no longer
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The Hill (Washington DC), by Judy Katz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/14/2014 11:57:36 AM     Post Reply
Chelsea Clinton says when people ask her these days whether she wants to go into politics, her answer isn’t an automatic “no.” The 34-year-old former first daughter told Fast Company in an interview published Monday, “for so long the answer was just a visceral no. Not because I had made any conscientious, deliberate decision, but since people had been asking for as long as literally I could remember, it was no." Now, the only child of former President Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton explains, "I live in a city and a state and a country where I

Glaring limits of the Civil Rights
Act: We need to redistribute wealth

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Salon Magazine, by Matt Bruenig    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/14/2014 7:20:41 PM     Post Reply
Although the Civil Rights Act, the landmark legislation which just reached its 50th anniversary, made great strides in desegregating the economy, economic discrimination is still widespread, and anti-discrimination legislation alone can never rectify the economic damage inflicted upon blacks by slavery and our Jim Crow apartheid regime. The Civil Rights Act was a mild reform, all things considered, but one conservatives fought with vigor and one many conservatives are still bitter about to this day. When the Civil Rights Act passed in 1964, the primary purpose was to root out discrimination in public accommodations (like hotels and movie theaters)

Atlanta Braves flooded with Hank
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Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 3:23:19 PM     Post Reply
Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a

If a nuclear bomb exploded in downtown
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The Week, by Marc Ambinder    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/15/2014 4:51:46 AM     Post Reply
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American Thinker, by Richard F. Miniter    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/15/2014 9:16:05 AM     Post Reply
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Obama taps gay bishop to wrap Easter
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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 4/15/2014 9:25:28 AM     Post Reply
When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast

Obama Selects First Openly Gay
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Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/14/2014 12:46:05 PM     Post Reply
President Obama pulled a surprise move Monday at the White House’s Easter Prayer Breakfast when he selected Gene Robinson to lead the closing prayer. Robinson is famously known as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop. Talking Points Memo’s Tom Kludt spotted the following tweet from Robinson, who was in attendance: (Tweet) Robinson, 66, became diocesan bishop of New Hampshire in March 2004. He retired in January 2013 and is currently a senior fellow at the progressive

Developing: Russian fighter jet buzzes
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Associated Press, by Lolita C. Baldor    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/14/2014 12:49:12 PM     Post Reply
A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a U.S. military official said Monday. In the first public account of the incident, the official said the Russian Fencer flew within 1,000 yards of the USS Donald Cook, a Navy destroyer, at about 500 feet above sea level. Ship commanders considered the actions provocative and inconsistent with international agreements, prompting the ship to issue several radio queries and warnings. The fighter appeared to be unarmed and never was in danger of

You´re in denial if
you think Steve Israel is
wrong about GOP racism

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Daily Beast, by Michael Tomasky    Original Article
Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 4/14/2014 6:09:58 AM     Post Reply
Some time back, whenever a big racial controversy erupted, I trained myself into the habit of reading about it at FoxNews.com, just for the unbelievable comment threads. Let’s put it this way: If my friends and I went out to a bar and started playing a “let’s write the racist FoxNews.com comment thread” drinking game, our efforts couldn’t begin to approach what I read there.I wasn’t alone. Liberal websites started feasting on these threads. And so, a couple of years ago, Ailes & Co. got wise. Stories about race were, at least in my disheartened experience, closed to comments.


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