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Kids – Image Gallery

Via: First Time User

Children in King’s Cross Street have a “peanut race’”

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See more photos, HERE:

http://firsttimeuser.tumblr.com/tagged/kids

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August 18, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) – ‘GOP Moron of the Day’

Via: Raw Story

Soledad O’Brien: “At the end of the day, that same number crunching was voted on by virtually every single Republican in 2011 and then again in 2012. That is fair to say,” O’Brien pointed out, adding that both Romney and Ryan had promised to “save” Medicare by turning it into a “voucher program.”

Chaffetz: “No, it’s not!” 

O’Brien: “It’s not a voucher program?”

Chaffetz: “It is not a voucher program. It is a premium support, and that is totally different than a voucher program. And every time somebody says, ‘Oh, it’s a voucher program,’ it’s false, it’s misleading, it’s derogatory and it’s inaccurate. That is not what it does.”

O’Brien: “You will give people money to go and buy their own insurance, right? But we’re arguing over symantics. At the end of the day, isn’t it — you would give someone money to buy their own insurance.”

Chafffetz: “No, a premium support program is different than a voucher program.”

O’Brien: “Walk me through how it’s different.”

Chaffetz: “Because some people that have maybe more needs or medical needs or they have less income, they’re going to have more flexibility and more assets to go and do what they need to do in order to have some choice and flexibility and create competition in the marketplace.”

O’Brien: “Which is they get a VOUCHER TO GO BUY SOMETHING!”.

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Read more, HERE:

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/08/17/soledad-obrien-schools-republican-rep-claiming-ryan-medicare-plan-not-vouchers/

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personal thought:

SENIORS: I think the proposed $8,000 per year ‘premium support program’ VOUCHER might be enough IF you remain healthy.

However, IF you have a chronic condition, or say you need a by-pass or hip replacement, you are absolutely f*cked!

Q: Let’s say you have a pre-existing condition (heart diesease, diabetes, etc, etc) what comany in their right mind would insure you?

A: No company will, and you will be UN-INSURED!

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Save Medicare AND Social Security, RE-Elect Obama/Biden!

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August 18, 2012 Posted by | 2012, GOP morons, Paul Ryan, President Obama, Romney | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

106 year-old Japanese man travels round the world on public transport

Via: Raw Story

A 106-year-old Japanese man has become the oldest person to have travelled around the world using public transport, a report said Friday.

Saburo Shochi has been recognised by Guinness World Records for his feat, which saw him travel through North America, Europe and Africa, the Mainichi daily said.

With dozens of his supporters hailing his return at Fukuoka airport in southwest Japan, the centenarian said with a big smile: “I will live more.”

Shochi, a professor emeritus at Fukuoka University of Education, started travelling frequently at the age of 99, giving lectures on child education and health in foreign countries, the Mainichi said.

Shochi, who celebrated his 106th birthday on Thursday, said: “In my whole life, I have never said ‘I’m tired’.”

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/08/17/106-year-old-japanese-man-travels-round-the-world-on-public-transport/

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‘started travelling frequently at the age of 99’‘Amazing’ doesn’t even begin to describe the amazing Professor Schochi.

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August 18, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment