Repeal The Affordable Care Act

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A few weeks after leaving office former President Barack Obama discovers a leak under his sink, so he calls Troy the Plumber to come out and fix it. Troy drives to President Obama’s new house, which is located in a very exclusive, gated community near Chicago, where all the residents have a net income of way more than $250,000 per year. Troy arrives and takes his tools into the house. He is led to the guest bathroom that contains the leaky pipe under the sink. Troy assesses the problem and tells Obama that it’s an easy repair, that will take less than 10 minutes. Obama asks Troy how much it will cost. Troy checks his rate chart and says, “$9,500.” “What?! $9,500?!” Obama asks, stunned, “But you said it’s an easy repair. Michelle will whip me if I pay a plumber that much!” Troy says, “Yes, but what I do is charge those who make more than $250,000 per year a much higher amount so I can fix the plumbing of poorer people for free. This has always been my philosophy. As a matter of fact, I lobbied the Democrat Congress, who passed this philosophy into law. Now all plumbers must do business this way. It’s known as the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act of 2014’. I’m surprised you haven’t heard of it.” In spite of that, Obama tells Troy there’s no way he’s paying that much for a small plumbing repair, so Troy leaves. Obama spends the next hour flipping through the phone book calling for another plumber, but he finds that all other plumbing businesses in the area have gone out of business. Not wanting to pay Troy’s price, Obama does nothing and the leak goes unrepaired for several more days. A week later the leak is so bad President Obama has had to put a bucket under the sink. Michelle is not happy as she has Oprah and guests arriving the next morning. The bucket fills up quickly and has to be emptied every hour, and there’s a risk the room will flood, so Obama calls Troy and pleads with him to return. Troy goes back to Obama’s house, looks at the leaky pipe, checks his new rate chart and says, “Let’s see, this will now cost you $21,000.” Obama quickly fires back, “What? A few days ago you told me it would cost $9,500!” Troy explains, “Well, because of the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act,’ a lot of wealthier people are learning how to maintain and take care of their own plumbing, so there are fewer payers in the plumbing exchanges. As a result, the price I have to charge wealthy people like you keeps rising. Not only that, but for some reason the demand for plumbing work by those who get it for free has skyrocketed! There’s a long waiting list of those who need repairs, but the amount we get doesn’t cover our costs, especially paperwork and record-keeping. This unfortunately has put a lot of my fellow plumbers out of business, they’re not being replaced, and nobody is going into the plumbing business because they know they can’t make any money at it. I’m hurting too, all thanks to rich people like you who won’t pay their ‘fair share’. On the other hand, why didn’t you buy plumbing insurance last December? If you had bought plumbing insurance available under the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act,’ all this would have been covered by your policy.” “You mean I wouldn’t have to pay anything to have you fix my plumbing problem?” asks Obama. “Well, not exactly,” replies Troy. “You would have had to buy the insurance before the deadline, which has passed now. And, because you’re rich, you would have had to pay $34,000 in premiums, which would have given you a ‘silver’ plan, and then, since this would have been your first repair, you would have to pay up to the $21,000 deductible, and anything over that would have a $7,500 co-pay, and then there’s the mandatory maintenance program, which is covered up to 17.5%, so there are some costs involved. Nothing is for free.” “WHAT?!” exclaims Obama. “Why so much for a puny sink leak?” With a bland look, Troy replies, “Well, paperwork, mostly, like I said. And the internal cost of the program itself. You don’t think a program of this complexity and scope can run itself, do you? Besides, there are millions of folks with lower incomes than you, even many in the ‘middle class’, who qualify for subsidies that people like you must support. That’s why they call it the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act’! Only people who don’t make much money can afford it. If you want affordable plumbing, you’ll have to give away most of what you have accumulated and cut your and Michelle’s income by about 90%. Then you can qualify to GET your ‘Fair Share’ instead of GIVING it.” “But who would pass a crazy act like the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act’, exclaims the exasperated Obama. After a sigh, Troy replies, “Congress … because they didn’t read it.” This will help you understand how the Obama Health Care Plan functions – – – and the primary reason behind the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act of 2014’. What a marvelous explanation this is.

Senior Musing

About a year ago a friend recommended a book whose title I jotted into my phone. My short term memory is waning and if I don’t write something down it gets forgotten immediately. Last week I finished a book titled The Jolly Roger Social Club, and immediately began searching for my next read. The usual trip to the library failed to produce a current title that struck my fancy so I opened my notebook on the i-phone. I found a title called Recessional recommended by my friend Tom an avid reader. The author,  James Michener is one of my favorites.

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The story revolves around a Senior living complex in Florida, and the characters are all my age. The complex has three levels. The first is apartments for totally independent residents. The second is for people who need some form of assistance with care, and the third is long-term care. Thankfully the story begins with characters that are full of life and amazingly active. I learned a new word, tertulia meaning a group of people gathered to discuss the arts, or any other current topic of interest.

One of the benefits of this type of living is that the residents can prepare their own meals in their apartment or order from the kitchen to eat in, or they can assemble in the dining room to eat any or all three daily meals. A group of four men eat at the only round table standing in a corner of the room. Comprised of a Senator, Ambassador, Editor, and a business President. They were considered the brains of the home. I took a liking to this group because it resembles the group I belong to made up of widowers who meet regularly to discuss anything and everything. These characters took their friendship one step further by convincing the management to allow them a workshop in which the planned to build an airplane. That is my kind of retirement living.

Michener always teaches the reader something. In this story he covered retirement village living and management, AIDS treatment, living wills, and hospice care. It didn’t surprise me that he wrote the book just three years before he died at age ninety. He was most likely one of the characters in the story. Michener began writing when he was forty years old and his very first book Tales of the South Pacific won a Pulitzer Prize. Over the next fifty years he wrote forty-one books. Most of them are epic one thousand page stories. The man never let up either he was writing or researching. His most popular book is Hawaii with 45 editions. Can you imagine running out of a title and having to print more forty-five times, I can’t.

This story was a can’t put it down read, but because it was about my life, or rather my future life, it saddened me whenever one of the characters died. Most died of natural causes, but one man committed suicide after his wife died so he could be with her. The bulk of the characters and the plots they appeared in were for the most part uplifting, and the book is well worth the time to absorb, and there is much food for discussion in a tertulia setting.

The Crazy Un-affordable Care Act

Bill Clinton’s comment this week about Obama Care being a crazy system is shocking to me. Although he is 100% accurate in his assessment of the problem, i.e. giving low income people health care insurance at the expense of higher income people who can no longer afford it. I wrote about this during the time the Congress was setting us up for the kill. At the time, the country was living in a drunken stupor about the wonders of socialized medicine. Now we have a situation where those who were able to afford insurance can no longer pay the exorbitant fees attached to it, but those who previously couldn’t afford it now get it almost free.

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During the build-up to Obama Care, Bill Clinton stood before the American public and proclaimed that Congress should pass anything no matter how bad, and then fix it after the fact. I guess by calling the ACA a crazy system he is saying it is time to fix it.

There is more news on this front. I watched Ezekiel Emanual the architect of the ACA in an interview with Megan Kelly. She asked how the ACA will deal with all the people who opted to pay the penalty because it was cheaper than paying for the insurance? His answer was quite simple, they will fix that by raising the penalty. In another question he was asked if he felt ACA was in a death spiral. He didn’t answer the question, but squarely placed blame o the current problem on Senator Marco Rubio who was responsible for cutting a key provision from the bill designed to bail out the insurance companies if it became necessary. Wow, the Congress did do something in the past eight years. By the way, Senator Rubio merely wrote the provision out of the bill, it was voted on and approved by the entire Congress, that included Democrats as we’ll as Republicans.

Dr. Ezekiel (I fondly refer to him as Dr. Death because he is the one who invented the death panel) also bragged about how the government is already benefitting by reduced health care costs of a trillion dollars because of the ACA. It is my opinion that if a trillion has been saved it is because of all the people who are paying high premiums with very high dollar deductible policies. The bottom line: Health care costs are still spiraling out of control no matter what Ezekiel says, about the same number of people are uninsured today as were before, except they are now different people, and the government controlled health care system called the VA is in trouble because of a top heavy bureaucracy, and poor management.

In the second Presidential Debate last Sunday, Hillary argued the Republicans want to repeal the bill and start over, she was in favor of keeping it and living with the nightmares. In fact she commented “what do you want to do, hand it back to the insurance companies?”  Excuse me Hillary, but back when most Senators were holding townhall meetings to sell the ACA to their constituents, my Senator, Tricky Dickie Durban, opted out of town halls because he was holding very important meetings with Insurance companies. To me that smells like a government collusion with the insurance companies already.

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This story is hard to believe, but is probably very real.

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I’m a 54-year old consulting engineer and make between $60,000 and $125,000 per year, depending on how hard I work and whether or not there are work projects out there for me. My girlfriend is 61 and makes about $18,000 per year, working as a part-time mail clerk.

For me, making $60,000 a year, under ObamaCare, the cheapest, lowest grade policy I can buy, which also happens to impose a $5,000 deductible, costs $482 per month. For my girlfriend, the same exact policy, same deductible, costs $1 per month. That’s right, $1 per month. I’m not making this up. Don’t believe me? Just go to

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> http://www.coveredca.gov/
> the ObamaCare website for California and enter the parameters I’ve mentioned above and see for yourself. By the way, my zip code is 93940. You’ll need to enter that.
> So OK, clearly ObamaCare is a scheme that involves putting the cost burden of healthcare onto the middle and upper-income wage earners. But there’s a lot more to it. Stick with me. And before I make my next points, I’d like you to think about something: I live in Monterey County, in Central California. We have a large land mass but just 426,000 residents – about the population of Colorado Springs or the city of Omaha. But we do have a large Hispanic population, including a large number of illegal aliens, and to serve this group we have Natividad Medical Center, a massive, Federally subsidized county medical complex that takes up an area about one-third the size of the Chrysler Corporation automobile assembly plant in Belvedere, Illinois (per Google Earth).  Natividad has state-of-the-art operating rooms, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging, fully equipped, 24 hour emergency room, and much more. If you have no insurance, if you’ve been in a drive-by shooting or have overdosed on crack cocaine, this is where you go. And it’s essentially free, because almost everyone who ends up in the ER is uninsured.

Last year, 2,735 babies were born at Natividad. 32% of these were born to out-of-wedlock teenage mothers, 93% of which were Hispanic. Less than 20% could demonstrate proof of citizenship, and 71% listed their native language as Spanish. Of these 876 births, only 40 were covered under [any kind of] private health insurance. The taxpayers paid for the other 836. And in case you were wondering about the entire population -all 2,735 births – less than 24% involved insured coverage or even partial payment on behalf of the patient to the hospital in exchange for services. Keep this in mind as we move forward.
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> Now consider this, If I want to upgrade my policy to a low-deductible premium policy, such as what I had with my last employer, my cost is $886 per month, but my girlfriend can upgrade her policy to the very same level, for just $4 per month. That’s right, $4 per month. $48 per year for a zero-deductible, premium healthcare policy – the kind of thing you get when you work at IBM (except of course, IBM employees pay an average of $170 per month out of pocket for their coverage).

I mean, it’s bad enough that I will be forced to subsidize the ObamaCare scheme in the first place. But even if I agreed with the basic scheme, which of course I do not, I would never agree to subsidize premium policies. If I have to pay $482 a month for a budget policy, I sure as hell do not want the guy I’m subsidizing to get a better policy, for less than 1% of what I have to fork out each month for a low-end policy. Why must I pay $482 per month for something the other guy gets for a dollar? And why should the other guy get to buy an $886 policy for $4 a month? Think about this: I have to pay $10,632 a year for the same thing that the other guy can get for $48. $10,000 of net income is 60 days of full time work as an engineer; $48 is something I could make collecting aluminum cans and plastic bottles, one day a month.
>Are you with me on this? Are you starting to get an idea what ObamaCare is really about ObamaCare is not about dealing with inequities in the healthcare system. That’s just the cover story. The real story is that it is a massive, political power grab. Do you think anyone who can insure himself with a premium policy for $4 a month will vote for anyone but the political party that provides him such a deal?  ObamaCare is about enabling, subsidizing, and expanding the Left’s political power base, at taxpayer expense. Why would I vote for anyone but a Democrat if I can have babies for $4 a month?
For that matter, why would I go to college or strive for a better job or income if it means I have to pay real money for healthcare coverage? Heck, why study engineering when I can be a schlub for $20K per year and buy a new F-150 with all the money I’m saving?
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And think about those $4-a-month babies – think in terms of propagation models. Think of just how many babies will be born to irresponsible, under-educated mothers. Will we get a new crop of brain surgeons and particle physicists from the dollar baby club, or will we need more cops, criminal courts and prisons? One thing you can be certain of: At $4 a month, they’ll multiply, and multiply, and multiply.

ObamaCare: It’s all about political power. Remember folks, November 2016 is just around the corner. If  you want to continue this kind of redistribution of wealth, then don’t “forward” this email. But if you are sick and tired of the money grab by the current administration, then “forward” this email to everyone in your Address Book. VOTE IN 2016!!!!

> One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics
> is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
> Plato

Not Good News for Me

THREE PATIENTS LIMP INTO THREE DIFFERENT DOCTORS’ WITH THE SAME COMPLAINT ….THEY ALL HAVE TROUBLE WALKING AND MAY REQUIRE HIP SURGERY…

PATIENT 1.
IS EXAMINED WITHIN THE HOUR, IS X-RAYED THE SAME DAY, AND HAS A TIME BOOKED FOR SURGERY THE FOLLOWING WEEK. THE TOTAL COST FOR THE OPERATION IS $2400.00

PATIENT 2.
GOES TO THE E.R. IS EXAMINED WITHIN THE HOUR, IS X-RAYED THE SAME DAY, AND HAS A TIME BOOKED FOR SURGERY THE FOLLOWING WEEK. GETS NO BILL FOR COPAY OR DEDUCTIBLE. IN FACT GETS NO BILL AT ALL. COST FOR THIS PATIENT $0.00.

PATIENT 3.
SEES HIS FAMILY DOCTOR -AFTER WAITING 3 WEEKS FOR AN APPOINTMENT, THEN WAITS 8 WEEKS TO SEE A SPECIALIST. GETS AN X-RAY, WHICH ISN’T REVIEWED FOR ANOTHER WEEK, AND FINALLY HAS HIS SURGERY SCHEDULED FOR 6 MONTHS FROM THEN, PENDING THE REVIEW BOARD’S DECISION ON HIS AGE AND REMAINING VALUE TO SOCIETY. GETS BILL FOR DEDUCTIBLE WHICH IS $7,500.00 AND HAS A COPAY OF 20% WHICH EQUALS $6,000.00. TOTAL COST FOR THIS CITIZEN $13,500.00.
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WHY THE DIFFERENT TREATMENT FOR THE THREE PATIENTS?

PATIENT 1. IS A GOLDEN RETRIEVER TAKEN TO A VET.

PATIENT 2. IS AN ILLEGAL ALIEN.

PATIENT 3. IS A SENIOR CITIZEN ON OBAMACARE.

IN NOVEMBER…..IF HILLARY WINS THE ELECTION: WE’LL ALL HAVE TO FIND A GOOD VET!

. . . and Another Thing Or Two

 

Back to Hillary’s amazingly delivered speech. She bragged about how Obama had created fourteen point seven million new jobs, but ahem, she failed to mention the 94.7 million people who are out of work. Hillary and Obama seem very content with the fact the the phony unemployment rate is at  4.9%. They also are content knowing that 94.7 million people who could be working have given up looking for one of those sparkling fourteen million jobs she bragged about. I happen to believe a lot of the problems she is trying to solve with all her I believe ins would disappear if people had work. I am really curious as to why democrats are so content with so many people out of work. I think it is because they want equality for everyone and those 94.7 million people are all equally out of work. At the rate we are going it may become one hundred million by the time Hillary finishes her first term, and she will be sublimely happy that she has accomplished the Progressive goal of equal outcomes for everyone, i.e. except for her and her legion of government workers who live fat.

I’ll save another post by griping about something else she brought up as a positive, i.e. healthcare. She proudly boasted that sixteen million people who never had insurance now have it, but failed to mention the thirty-three million who are still uninsured because the cost is too high, and they don’t qualify for government assistance.

Half of the twenty-three ACA Exchanges went belly up this year because they weren’t able to make money. We are now faced with a country full of uninsured people who need healthcare but can’t get it because the ACA can’t handle them.

I hope by now you got the drift of my posts, i.e. a vote for Hillary is a vote to send the country into oblivion. What is the alternative, you ask? Donald Trump is your choice.

“But Hillary has eight years of experience in the Senate and he has none.”

Here is an excerpt from an article in the National Review:

“. . . In her eight years in the Senate, just one of Hillary’s bills got enacted into law. This bill designated the U.S. courthouse at 40 Centre Street in New York City as the “Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse.”

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/438430/hillarys-senate-record-bill-renaming-nyc-building-her-single-success

Trump doesn’t have a proven political record to defend, but he can show you his successes on several very large projects. He has enough sense to hire people to do things that he doesn’t know how to do, and he sure as hell doesn’t believe big government is better than good old American entrepreneurship. His ideas may seem wild in foreign policy, but what have we to lose? His policy to put the brakes on Syrian refugees allowed into the country cannot be worse than those of the Obama Administration who is fighting radical Islamic terrorism by sneaking thousands of potential terrorist refugees into the country in the dark of night.

There is only one way to go and that is up. Hiring Hillary to execute Obamas failed policies is the wrong way to go up.

 

Who Said That?

I think I may be repeating myself by posting this, but I can’t teach these facts often enough.

Quite a list

I think he is a duck!

Keep this old adage in mind: If you walk like a duck and quack like a duck there is a very high probability that you’re a duck!

Mike Gallagher, the 8th most recognized talk radio personality in the country, is heard by over 2.25 million listeners weekly. He compiled and wrote the following essay entitled, “Obama: It was You.”

President Obama:

This is why you didn’t go to France to show solidarity against the Muslim terrorists:
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It was you who spoke these words at an Islamic dinner -“I am one of you.”
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It was you who on ABC News referenced -“My Muslim faith .”
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It was you who gave $100 million in U.S. taxpayer funds to re-build foreign mosques.
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It was you who wrote that in the event of a conflict-“I will stand with the Muslims .”
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It was you who assured the Egyptian Foreign Minister that -“I am a Muslim .”
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It was you who bowed in submission before the Saudi King.
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It was you who sat for 20 years in a LiberationTheology Church condemning Christianity and professing Marxism.
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It was you who exempted Muslims from penalties under Obamacare that the rest of us have to pay.
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It was you who purposefully omitted – “endowed by our Creator ” – from your recitation of The Declaration OfIndependence.
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It was you who mocked the Bible and Jesus Christ’s Sermon On The Mount while repeatedly referring to the ‘HOLY’ Qur’an.
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It was you who traveled the Islamic world denigrating the United States Of America.
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It was you who instantly threw the support of your
administration behind the building of the Ground Zero Victory mosque overlooking the hallowed crater of the World Trade Center.
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It was you who refused to attend the National Prayer Breakfast,but hastened to host an Islamic prayer breakfast at the White House.
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It was you who ordered Georgetown Univ. and Notre Dame to shroud all vestiges of Jesus Christ BEFORE you would agree to go there to speak, but in contrast, you have NEVER requested the mosques you have visited to adjust their decor.
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It was you who appointed anti-Christian fanatics to your Czar Corps.
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It was you who appointed rabid Islamists to Homeland Security.
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It was you who said that NASA’s “foremost mission” was an outreach to Muslim communities.
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It was you who as an Illinois Senator was the ONLY individual who would speak in favor of infanticide.
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It was you who were the first President not to give a Christmas Greeting from the White House,and went so far as to hang photos of Chairman Mao on the WH tree.
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It was you who curtailed the military tribunals of all Islamic terrorists.
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It was you who refused to condemn the Ft. Hood killer as an Islamic terrorist.
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It is you who has refused to speak-out concerning the horrific executions of women throughout the Muslim culture, but yet, have submitted Arizona
to the UN for investigation of hypothetical human-rights abuses.
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It was you who when queried in India refused to acknowledge the true extent of radical global Jihadists, and instead profusely praised
Islam in a country that is 82% Hindu and the victim of numerous Islamic terrorists assaults.
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It was you who funneled $900 Million in U.S.taxpayer dollars to Hamas.
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It was you who ordered the USPS to honor the MUSLIM holiday with a new commemorative stamp.
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It was you who directed our UK Embassy to conduct outreach to help “empower” the British Muslim community.
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It was you who funded mandatory Arabic language and culture studies in Grammar schools across our country.
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It is you who follows the Muslim custom of not wearing any form of jewelry during Ramadan.
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It is you who departs forHawaii over the Christmas season so as to avoid past criticism for NOT participating in seasonal WH religious
events.
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It was you who was uncharacteristically quick to join the chorus of the Muslim Brotherhood to deposeEgypt’s Hosni Mubarak, formerly
America’s strongest ally in North Africa; but, remain muted in your non-response to the Brotherhood led slaughter of Egyptian Christians.
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It was you who appointed your chief adviser,Valerie Jarrett, an Iranian,who is a member of the Muslim Sisterhood, an off-shoot of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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It was you who said this country is not a Christian nation.
Distribute this far and wide

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Dealing With Immigrants

Yesterday, Peg and I experienced the joy of being dumped by our caretaker. Dolly is a good woman, but has no patience whatsoever. Caring for a person in late stage dementia requires unlimited brain power, creativity, psychology, and kindness. Dolly had good brain power, but not what it takes to deal with an Alzheimer’s client. Dolly showed signs of kindness, but lacked compassion. To Dolly the job of caring for Peg was a process. She knew the steps, but failed in her ability to deal with a person who decides she wants no part of her process. I’m reading a book titled Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s by Joanne Koenig Coste. When I reached the chapter on dealing with personal hygiene and toileting Dolly failed miserably. Costa reports that this is a universal difficulty for all Alzheimer’s people. These two functions cause the patient to become combative, angry, and hateful. In Peg’s case, I witnessed her coming apart on Dolly with aggressive shoving, wild swinging, and foul language delivered in a vicious tone I never heard come from her before.  For the past week I have been seriously deliberating firing Dolly in favor of someone who might be more compassionate and who knows how to redirect Peg when she digs in her heels.

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Dolly came to us through an agency  that deals exclusively with Eastern European immigrants. Dolly has been in the USA for 25 years, and has been caring for old people ever since.  She speaks English, is a permanent resident, but not a citizen. She never wanted a formal day off, but insisted on being able to cut out for several hours when she needed to run errands. She kept an apartment in Chicago even though she received room and board as part of her compensation. She  never wanted to be paid by check, only cash. My guess is that she is one of the many employed in the USA that enjoy the benefits but do not support the system.

As we began to get acquainted with her,  I learned a little about her back ground. She has a daughter, one grand daughter, and a husband still living in her homeland. With some quick math and a guess at her age she first came to America when she was thirty-five or forty. I wondered and still do about what kind of woman leaves her husband and her only child to come to America to make money? She professed to have a degree in Economics. That sounds great doesn’t it, but she now makes in a single day, what a person with a degree in economics makes in a month in her homeland.

Dolly went to her apartment three times in three weeks. Each time she returned with several bags of groceries from a homeland deli near where she lived. It didn’t matter if Peg and I didn’t like the foods she brought into the house, she needed these things to live, and American food is less nourishing than food from her homeland. On the very first day she spent with us the soup pot was on the stove loaded with beef bones. She simmered the bones for six hours. What happens when you do that is the broth becomes very thick and when it cools it becomes a gelatin loaded with collagen protein.

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I had to look this up, because Dolly also tried to convert me to her diet the whole time she was here. Collagen protein has numerous health benefits one of which is lubrication of the joints. The gel stuff is typical of East European countries. My parents made the same stuff. I remember watching Mom do it, except she used pigs feet and pigs knuckles as the bone source. My dad loved it. As healthy as collagen protein might have been for joints, Dad’s biggest problem in later years was worn out knees and hips. So much for the benefits of collagen protein on joint health. Dolly’s breakfast every morning consisted go six egg yolks and one egg white scrambled. Alongside was a generous slice of the gelatin concoction and a slab of unsalted butter, weird. She kept telling me to throw out all mine and Peg’s pills, and use her diet instead.

Her last shopping excursion happened last Friday. She came home with over a hundred dollars worth of exotic European food. One of them was about five pounds of a special blood sausage the Polish call kishka. As she unloaded her foods and hurriedly put them into the fridge she kept jabbering away about how American food is so lousy. I finally reached a reaction point, and calmly said, “you know Dolly, I often wonder why you came to America.” She was stunned. She looked at me and was speechless. Later that evening she declared she had to return to her apartment for something. Peg was in bed by then and I said fine. She returned a couple of hours later.

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The following morning I had a Lions Club function. I was prepping to leave at 9:20 to make it by ten. I had told this to both Peg and Dolly several times during the week. She came out of her room and declared she needed to go to Walgreen’s for something. I reminded her of my meeting, and asked if she could put it off until I returned at three. She looked at me with a dumb look. Peg needed my attention so I spent the next fifteen minutes with her. It was now time to leave. I searched the house for Dolly and could not find her. Her car was gone, I checked her closet and most of her clothing was gone too. She returned at 10:30 very apologetic telling me she got lost in Frankfort. By now, I was ready to let her go, but knew better than to make it happen before my day was finished.

The Lions had a booth at the Annual Frankfort Community Showcase. I was there to perform free vision screenings on kids. It was good day, we screened seventeen kids, our blood drive netted 22 pints of blood, and our Peace Poster display grabbed a lot of attention. I even recruited a potential member. Whenever I am at such an event, I look at my phone often to see if Peg has called. This day I had a call from the agency I hired Dolly through. Oh no, she beat me to it, I thought. I got home at two-thirty and the first words from her mouth was a story about having to leave immediately to return to the homeland to take care of her husband who needed heart surgery.

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Thankfully, the agency had a new lady lined up to fill Dolly’s void. The new lady is from yet another East European country. Today we went grocery shopping. I told her we shop at Jewel. She told me never shop at Jewel their produce is never fresh and their prices are too high. I facetiously said what about Mariano’s. She said, “oh yes they are the best.” They are also the most expensive, I thought to myself. She pushed Peg around in a transport chair as we shopped for her ethnic palate. Near the end she asked “are there any European deli’s around Frankfort?” Oh shit,” I said to myself, “here I go again.”

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After returning from Mariano’s I put all the groceries away and it occurred to me that I did not see the blood sausage. I triple checked all the fridge spaces and the freezers. Gone, the blood sausage was gone. The light went on, that’s why she went to her apartment on Friday. I got even though, because her final pay was a check.

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Who’s Got the Kishka?

 

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