User Profile: Richalu


Member Since: November 06, 2011

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  • April 1, 2014 at 8:41pm

    A freeloader is a freeloader, Ratio. You can’t find fault with someone refusing to buy health insurance, without faulting those that are able, but refuse to work and support themselves.

    And that DOES play right into this healthcare debate, as we also have to pay for their medical costs. Always have. They are some of the very people that you’re calling freeloaders.

    Or is it just those that NOW refuse to become part of Obamacare? Are THEY the only ones that are irresponsible, because they don’t chose to ‘pay their fair share’?

    You shared a couple experiences. I’ll share as well. In a previous life, I was a ski instructor, snowboard instructor, windsurf instructor, and an avid whitewater paddler. Before all that I raced bicycles. Guess I was lucky, but the few time I needed care while working, workers comp paid. But I paid the full charges when I dislocated my shoulder while paddling. (Popped the shoulder back in myself the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th time.)

    Point is, I had no insurance at that time, but paid my own bills. Since that period, I’ve been to the ER twice, luckily for fairly minor issues. I paid my bills. There are other people that are responsible enough to NOT leech off the system.

    Think about who’s signing up for O-care. Working ppl who HAD insurance, lost their plans because of the law, yet need insurance. And ppl that we will still be paying for.

  • April 1, 2014 at 7:35pm

    Maybe they’re young and healthy, and don’t have medical bills. Maybe they’re like I was in my younger days, and pay their own bills the couple times they have the need.

    But I will grant you, there are free loading leeches in the world. Much like those that are to irresponsible to get a job, but instead suck the many welfare benefits that are given to them by a government that needs to buy its supporters. They never seem to consider that the rest of us have to pay for the roof over their head, their food, their heat, their phone, their tv, and their health care, or they’re total irresponsible freeloaders. Which is it?

  • April 1, 2014 at 7:25pm

    Really Stevie? The middle class is alive and well?

    From your very favorite ‘newsite’.

  • April 1, 2014 at 6:34pm

    Doesn’t bother them in the least. Cause now they get their money, via fines, or taxes, or penalties, or whatever they’re calling them, instead of the insurance companies. Part of their plan.

  • March 31, 2014 at 8:01pm

    A staircase that delivers you right into, not onto, but into the street???

    Besides that, I think she’s learned her lesson on how/when NOT to talk on her phone. Another second and the guy behind her would have learned the same lesson.

  • March 31, 2014 at 5:02pm

    I believe your messiah has that announcement scheduled for just before the 2016 elections. He figures it’ll give him his third term.

  • March 31, 2014 at 4:57pm

    She’s not as dumb as I thought. She knows that when the truth slaps you in the face, just keep silent.

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  • March 30, 2014 at 9:34am

    Exactly my first thought. He should have said he was digging for fossils. Then he could have gotten a government grant to finish the trout pond.

  • March 30, 2014 at 9:15am

    Well… After reading MOA’s further commentary, I guess Pass the Bacon is right.

    MOA’s having a bad day, AND he has issues, AND his arms are to short to pat himself on the back.

  • March 29, 2014 at 2:43pm

    First, using a tree as a backstop is fine, as long as there’s a good uphill slope behind it, as was in the video. That small a tree though, leaves a question mark on intelligence. Second, mythbusters and firearms. Why a joke? because they’re overly cautious with their safety procedures? Third, on mythbusters, it was an M134D.
    I have no patience for people who have no patience for people they don’t know, but decide are posers because of a simple mistake.

  • March 29, 2014 at 1:26pm

    Navy, I’m well aware of the procedures for the MoH. I’m also well aware that THIS president has, we’ll say, rearranged the military leadership to better fit his agenda. I can find it very easy to believe that THIS president has influence on, maybe not who, but the number of awards given, and tells that leadership to up the numbers.

    Not to mention the fact that the MSM will highlight everything that shines a positive light on THIS president.

    Thank you for your service. But as a progressive service member, even you should realize THIS president hasn’t the militaries best interests at heart.

    And the use of the lower case p is intentional. I respect the Office, not the man.

  • March 29, 2014 at 10:27am

    I included the above link for the comment about the lack of emotion shown by Obama during MoH ceremonies. The rest of the article hasn’t much bearing on this thread/comment.

  • March 29, 2014 at 10:20am

    Glad to see others realizing that Obama is handing out the MoH like candy. Not to take anything away from our military heroes, but I just find it suspicious that there’s a MoH ceremony every other week.

    11 awarded by Bush. How many so far by Obama? 24 in one swell foop just a couple weeks ago. Easily 11+ before that.

    Again, not to take anything from our military, but Obama’s turning the Medal into a cheap accessary. All to make him (Obama) look good.

  • March 29, 2014 at 9:50am

    Little quick on the draw there, aren’t woodyee?

    We don’t know the timeline between the Macy’s interview and her taking the Dept. of Corr. job. We don’t know what kind of job she was eventually offered at Macy’s. Could have been sweeping floors or scrubbing toilets, something I’d turn down too, if treated in the way she was initially. And as someone said below, sounds like Macy’s was in CYA mode with that offer. Which, IMO, was not a job offer, but a bribe to quiet her down.

    As for the media outcry. Back in the day, we vented on these issues to family and friends. In todays world though, family and friends are expanded by the thousands via social media. She made her comments on that media, perhaps not expecting it to take off the way it did.

    Opportunist? Perhaps, once the firestorm ignited. But did she intend that firestorm? Or did she intend to just vent to family and friends.

    As for your ‘f-you Reyes’. I expect better than that from you.

  • March 29, 2014 at 9:17am

    Raising the minimum will, IMO, actually lower production and worker moral. By paying everyone the same amount, no one has the incentive to prove themselves for that raise. They’ll be LESS likely to receive that raise at the end of 1 year. They’ll watch as people are hired well after them, yet receive the same starting pay rate. There just won’t be that motivation to better their position if everyone is kept at the same level.

    But then, that’s what the progressives want.

  • March 26, 2014 at 3:15pm

    Mechanical musicians will never have the heart and soul to pour into their music, which makes human musicians worth watching and listening to.

    No mechanical guitarist will ever top Stevie Ray Vaughan (RIP), Jeff Beck, or Leo Kottke. No mechanical drummer will ever top Neil Peart. No mechanical keyboardist will top … any accomplished human.

    These guys sound much better just with what God gave them. No need for the extra fingers, picks, sticks, etc.

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  • March 25, 2014 at 7:57pm

    Knave. Helicopter pilot? (wild guess)

    That’d be the way. Pluck her off the roof. Call her parents AFTER take off. Make a beeline for Tufts in Conn. Have them meet you there with her doctors, lawyers, and private security.

    Call on me. I’ll help in any way I can.

  • March 8, 2014 at 7:55pm

    Well that answers that then. The GOP will nominate Jeb Bush.

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  • March 4, 2014 at 5:42am


    Maybe because of the over-abundunce of not so normal almost everyday stories of cops abusing their power against ‘we the people’. Cops who were supposedly properly trained and should know the law, but who pushed their weight around simply because they have the badge, and a false sense of higher being.

    Also, I don’t see these 2nd Amendment protesters out there trying to ‘catch’ a cop. I see them out there trying to remind other people that we all have rights, and if law-abiding, should be able to exercise those rights without worries.

  • March 3, 2014 at 10:46am

    Ya’ll do as you will. IMO, polishing a penny doesn’t make it more valuable.