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Old 25th July 2020, 12:11 PM   #241
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Originally Posted by Steve View Post
Assumes that Canada has drugs they are willing to sell to the USA. Seems to be poor policy to rely on another country for crucial drugs.
Worth mentioning, for example, that when Trump started hawking hydroxychloroquine, Canada rush ordered a stockpile for our autoimmune patients so they wouldn't run out due to American dysfunction.

ref: [Canada secures order for five million pills of anti-malaria medication eyed by U.S. as treatment]
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Old 25th July 2020, 12:13 PM   #242
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Can you even get drugs from Canada with a prescription from USA?

A prescription issued to me by a doctor in Norway is only valid in Norway, and not even in EU/EEC countries.
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Old 25th July 2020, 12:16 PM   #243
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Also, isn't this admitting that there are great advanatages to universal health care? They want to take advantage of the effects of Canada's health care system, but not do anything about their own?
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Old 25th July 2020, 12:18 PM   #244
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Old 25th July 2020, 01:10 PM   #245
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Doofus. Imbecile. Moron. Simpleton. Ignoramus.
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Old 25th July 2020, 01:11 PM   #246
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Originally Posted by Ryokan View Post
Can you even get drugs from Canada with a prescription from USA?
I think it's classified as a charitable contribution for tax purposes.
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Old 25th July 2020, 02:12 PM   #248
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Liar. Liar. Liar. Liar. Liar.
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Old 25th July 2020, 02:37 PM   #249
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Trump Retweeted

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I can absolutely relate, I have been a Democrat my whole life and this is the first year that I will be voting Republican across the line. Democrats are destroying our country and I refuse to be associated with it.
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Old 25th July 2020, 02:37 PM   #250
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
Why do you think they're hypocrites?

One of the founders was on a podcast I listen to a week or two ago, and his stance seemed pretty consistent. He was talking about the negative direction the Republican party had been going in for decades, and about how their mission wasn't just to wipe out Trump, but also Trumpism, and all the philosophies and groups that had changed the party to allow Trump to become president.
They're consistent with their contemporary 'get rid of Trump' position.

There's a link somewhere in the forum (probably in this thread) where they supported all the things they complain about when the POTUS was a previous Republican.
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Old 25th July 2020, 02:38 PM   #251
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Trump Retweeted

One of the greats in the history of television, Regis Philbin has passed on to even greater airwaves, at 88. He was a fantastic person, and my friend. He kept telling me to run for President. Holds the record for “most live television”, and he did it well. Regis, we love you....

....And to Joy, his wonderful wife who he loved so much, my warmest condolences!!!
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Old 25th July 2020, 02:45 PM   #252
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Retweeted

Suzie Slots
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I can absolutely relate, I have been a Democrat my whole life and this is the first year that I will be voting Republican across the line. Democrats are destroying our country and I refuse to be associated with it.
Fake. I don't believe Suzie Slots is real.
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Old 25th July 2020, 02:54 PM   #253
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
They're consistent with their contemporary 'get rid of Trump' position.

There's a link somewhere in the forum (probably in this thread) where they supported all the things they complain about when the POTUS was a previous Republican.
This one?

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...2#post13158982
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Old 25th July 2020, 03:00 PM   #254
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Who are these 60,000 federal agents trump threatens to send across America?

That's like 3 whole Army Divisions.

Can you imagine the logistics involved?
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Old 25th July 2020, 03:36 PM   #255
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Originally Posted by Ryokan View Post
Can you even get drugs from Canada with a prescription from USA?

A prescription issued to me by a doctor in Norway is only valid in Norway, and not even in EU/EEC countries.
People go to Canada from here for cheaper drugs, sometimes in busses. A doc on the Canadian side simply rewrites the prescription.
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Privatize the profits and socialize the losses. It's the American way. That's how Mnuchin got rich. Worse, he did it on the backs of elderly people who had been conned into reverse mortgages. Mnuchin paid zero, took on the debt then taxpayers bailed him out.
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Old 25th July 2020, 03:38 PM   #256
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The Ronald Reagan Foundation demands the Trump campaign quit using Reagan’s image and likeness in Trump’s reelection campaign
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Old 25th July 2020, 03:39 PM   #257
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Retweeted

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I can absolutely relate, I have been a Democrat my whole life and this is the first year that I will be voting Republican across the line. Democrats are destroying our country and I refuse to be associated with it.
Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
Liar. Liar. Liar. Liar. Liar.
I put these threads back in the correct order.

Is she even a real person?
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Privatize the profits and socialize the losses. It's the American way. That's how Mnuchin got rich. Worse, he did it on the backs of elderly people who had been conned into reverse mortgages. Mnuchin paid zero, took on the debt then taxpayers bailed him out.
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Old 25th July 2020, 03:43 PM   #258
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If it’s any consolation, the Robert E. Lee Foundation will probably give Trump their lifetime achievement award.
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Old 25th July 2020, 03:44 PM   #259
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Originally Posted by Hercules Rockefeller View Post
Thank you, yes that is the one.
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Privatize the profits and socialize the losses. It's the American way. That's how Mnuchin got rich. Worse, he did it on the backs of elderly people who had been conned into reverse mortgages. Mnuchin paid zero, took on the debt then taxpayers bailed him out.
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Old 25th July 2020, 03:44 PM   #260
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Retweeted

One of the greats in the history of television, Regis Philbin has passed on to even greater airwaves, at 88. He was a fantastic person, and my friend. He kept telling me to run for President. Holds the record for “most live television”, and he did it well. Regis, we love you....

....And to Joy, his wonderful wife who he loved so much, my warmest condolences!!!
I'm surprised he didn't say, "But I'm approaching that, don't you think?"
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Old 25th July 2020, 03:52 PM   #261
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
Why do you think they're hypocrites?

One of the founders was on a podcast I listen to a week or two ago, and his stance seemed pretty consistent. He was talking about the negative direction the Republican party had been going in for decades, and about how their mission wasn't just to wipe out Trump, but also Trumpism, and all the philosophies and groups that had changed the party to allow Trump to become president.
Exactly so. This is a quote from an article in WaPo:

Quote:
If we are ever again to have a sane and sober center-right party in America — something we desperately need — then the Trumpified GOP must first be demolished. That is what the Lincoln Project is trying to accomplish, and more power to it. By leading the charge against the Republican Party, its founders have shown greater fealty to conservative principles than 99 percent of elected Republicans.
The Lincoln Project founders are still Republican, where "Republican" means something like a Reagan Republican or a Eisenhower Republican. They correctly see the current GOP as hopelessly irredeemable and are aiming to destroy it so that a reasonable GOP can rise from the ashes.

I support this concept. We do need a center-right party in the USA. Sadly, none exists at the present time. This effort, if successful, might be the only good to arise out of Trumpism.
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Old 25th July 2020, 03:56 PM   #262
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
It depends on what the executive orders actually are. There was that twitter executive order a little while back that basically said and did nothing, for example.
Well, this one has real teeth and major progress to show for it (from tweet quoted above):
Quote:
President @realDonaldTrump announces that as a result of the Executive Orders he is signing today, "the heads of the major drug companies have requested a meeting to discuss how we can quickly and significantly lower drug prices and out-of-pocket expenses.”
What more could you ask for than a request for a meeting? <-- a ton of these.
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Assumes that Canada has drugs they are willing to sell to the USA. Seems to be poor policy to rely on another country for crucial drugs.
Assuming they do, what's to stop the Canucks, once they have the USA by the short and curlies, from jacking the export price to whatever level they want to.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Retweeted

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I can absolutely relate, I have been a Democrat my whole life and this is the first year that I will be voting Republican across the line. Democrats are destroying our country and I refuse to be associated with it.
Suzie Slots? Can't the Russian trolls do any better than that?
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Retweeted

One of the greats in the history of television, Regis Philbin has passed on to even greater airwaves, at 88. He was a fantastic person, and my friend. He kept telling me to run for President. Holds the record for “most live television”, and he did it well. Regis, we love you....

....And to Joy, his wonderful wife who he loved so much, my warmest condolences!!!
One of the few decent things he's said in recent decades.
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The Ronald Reagan Foundation demands the Trump campaign quit using Reagan’s image and likeness in Trump’s reelection campaign
Apparently, the publisher and CEO of the Washington Post is the chairman of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. He also used to be Reagan's chief of staff. Let's again whine a little about the huge pro-Democratic bias of the Post.
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Well, this one has real teeth and major progress to show for it (from tweet quoted above):

What more could you ask for than a request for a meeting? <-- a ton of these.
You've missed the significance of this. Trump has humbled the super-powerful drug companies by forcing them into this meeting, which they really didn't want to have because they know they'll be facing off against the greatest deal-maker in the history of the entire world and he'll screw them good. Only Trump could have done that.
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I put these threads back in the correct order.

Is she even a real person?
She has tweets back to May and a Facebook page. She appears to think COVID isn't a big deal and has been wanting to reopen NJ for months.

She's real enough I think. Whether or not she's a life long Dem turned GOP, who really knows.
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Trump Retweeted

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I can absolutely relate, I have been a Democrat my whole life and this is the first year that I will be voting Republican across the line. Democrats are destroying our country and I refuse to be associated with it.
One of those life long Democrats who was giving campaign contributions to a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in 2006.
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Originally Posted by Trump
The heads of the major drug companies have requested a meeting to discuss how we can quickly and significantly lower drug prices and out-of-pocket expenses.
Yes, these guys requested a meeting because now they want to quickly and significantly lower drug prices. Sir, if you’re going to make ***** up, why not go all the way and say “The car makers want to quickly and significantly lower car prices so they requested a meeting. And appliance makers want to quickly and .. yadda yadda.”
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I put these threads back in the correct order.

Is she even a real person?
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Suzie Slots? Can't the Russian trolls do any better than that?
My troll radar went off big time. Take a look at her FB page. About the only thing on there is picture after picture of her 'updated profile picture' and people telling her how gorgeous she is.

https://www.facebook.com/susan.farina.3
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Assuming they do, what's to stop the Canucks, once they have the USA by the short and curlies, from jacking the export price to whatever level they want to.
Implied in my second sentence that you quoted.
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Assuming they do, what's to stop the Canucks, once they have the USA by the short and curlies, from jacking the export price to whatever level they want to.
So Canada has 8x production capacity just sitting idle?
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So Canada has 8x production capacity just sitting idle?
Nope. They just buy from the same multinational factories as the USA. They just regulate the price.
In the USA, preventing huge companies with a monopoly from price gouging is "socialism". Pretty soon someone will be explaining that to Trump and he'll be backtracking.
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Nope. They just buy from the same multinational factories as the USA. They just regulate the price.
In the USA, preventing huge companies with a monopoly from price gouging is "socialism". Pretty soon someone will be explaining that to Trump and he'll be backtracking.
Aah - thanks.
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My troll radar went off big time. Take a look at her FB page. About the only thing on there is picture after picture of her 'updated profile picture' and people telling her how gorgeous she is.

https://www.facebook.com/susan.farina.3
Her Twitter is a mix of “REOPEN NAOW!” Posts (which have a high bot rate) combined with some artificial-flavored #walkaway juice.

Not a great impression.
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One of the few decent things he's said in recent decades.
Did you miss the "retweeted" part?
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Originally Posted by Dread Pirate Roberts View Post
She has tweets back to May and a Facebook page. She appears to think COVID isn't a big deal and has been wanting to reopen NJ for months.

She's real enough I think. Whether or not she's a life long Dem turned GOP, who really knows.
Gee, she appeared on the scene in May with a ludicrous claim. Nope, nothing suspicious there.
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Nope. They just buy from the same multinational factories as the USA. They just regulate the price.
In the USA, preventing huge companies with a monopoly from price gouging is "socialism". Pretty soon someone will be explaining that to Trump and he'll be backtracking.
And actually, they also buy from manufacturers with US plants making the drugs Canada buys.
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
Did you miss the "retweeted" part?
It's not a retweet.
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