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#ACAWorks: ObamaCare In Action


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  1. November 8, 2015 at 6:27 pm

  2. November 8, 2015 at 6:29 pm

    had to bring this over. this is unreal.

    ……………….

    found this in the POU twitter feed.
    I am speechless.
    Their racism killed their child.

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    When your hatred for POC outweighs your love for your child.
    Just had an infant die that I could’ve saved,but parents said no nigger nurses

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    I am the most qualified peds cardiac nurse in this facility. I knew exactly what to do…ive done it a million times before…but..

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    The father, with his confederate flag shirt and camouflage pants, made sure I didn’t get in the room. And now his child is dead.

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    Yes yall. A white family had a child come in N critical condition. Crashing fast. I went to respond bc i am the one who should have.

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    The family said no nigger nurses. And blocked my entry When my sup explained I was the most qualified & the only one who had done it before

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    The dad threatened to bash our faces in if I so much as stepped foot in the room. I walked in anyways, trying to talk the other nurse thru

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    What to do. But some things…u just have to do urself. I got ready to and was physically removed from the room.

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    That baby died bc his parents refused to allow a black nurse to save his life.
    And this isn’t the first time I have seen this happen. Sick

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    To be forced to watch a child die…that you KNOW you could’ve saved….is soul crushing.

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    Their hatred murdered their child.

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    This is the second time in my career this has happened. Babies whose lives I could’ve saved, dead bc parents refused “Nigger Nurses”…

    FierceFemtivist @FierceFemtivist
    Staff standing around stunned. Sobbing. Meanwhile dad’s only comment is “make sure no niggers touch my kids body”…while staring at me.

    • 9 Vicki
      November 8, 2015 at 6:34 pm

      speechless, as you said, pretty much covers my reaction, too
      Next comes, How is this even possible.

    • 10 Nena20409
      November 8, 2015 at 6:41 pm

      So ignorance, Hatred and idiocy killed their child?
      Who is going to be arrested for this?
      I have seen where a Judge or rather where charges are filed against parents for deny coverage for their child due to some Religious beliefs. Why can’t there be charges here due to Racism?

    • 11 jackiegrumbacher
      November 8, 2015 at 9:27 pm

      And the sad, sick thing is that it was the innocent baby who suffered, not the despicable, racist father. He’s a murderer and I hope there is a fit punishment for him one day.

    • 12 99ts
      November 8, 2015 at 10:41 pm

      At least she didn’t have an abortion – would have been terrible if the babe had died before birth – 100:1 on – they also belong to the “pro life” team.

    • 13 amk for obama
      November 8, 2015 at 10:43 pm

      The a/c has been deleted. A troll, may be?

      • 14 Dudette
        November 9, 2015 at 8:29 am

        I doubt it’s trolling. That nurse was pribably venting something she couldn’t prove anyway because of HIPAA law. I hope those parent’s lives and souls are ruined for eternity.

        My cousin had/saw similar things happen when she was a hospice chaplain. In her case, it was about trying to give comfort to someone who everyone knew was at the end. Still heart wrenching. In one case it was the family, not the patient who insisted she stay away. Patient overhead her say something to someone else in the hallway that reminded him about his time in the military. He asked if she served and where. She did, and they got to talking and bonded a little over that. Last few days of his life he’d ask her to come read the bible to him. Family, of course, refused to let her even attend the funeral. Told her “your services no longer required.” Wouldn’t even let her in the church. Southern Baptists.

    • November 9, 2015 at 1:49 am

      That is horrific! Those parents should be charged with wrongful death.

    • November 9, 2015 at 7:28 am

      It’s not her soul that should be crushed, but theirs.

  3. November 8, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    Thank yoooooooooooou Nerdy!

  4. 19 donna dem 4 obama
    November 8, 2015 at 6:38 pm

    There is no question that the African American coalition of voters is solidly behind President Obama. His successes while in office and his legacy after office means everything to us. If we know that you have PBO’s back then we will have your back. This is the problem that Bernie Sanders has with the African American community. Not only do we as a collective group not know who he is those of us that do know him never felt like he was in the President’s corner. He was one of those far left annoyances who always went on cable and radio and stated that PBO was veering too far to the Right to be a “True Progressive”. Honestly that is my only memory of Sanders before this election.

    Now he wants our votes and can’t understand since he marched with MLK and has a stellar civil rights record that we don’t #FeelTheBern.
    The man never spoke to us. His complements for the arduous work that Obama/Biden did to turn this country around were all but non-existent before his run for President. So now it feels like he is pandering to us for votes. Now that he is being questioned and called out by people like O’Malley he wants us to believe that he always supported PBO. Yeah Right!

    I have absolutely no memory of this man addressing Black issues when he was on cable and radio before this campaign. It was all Wall Street, Oligarchy and the top 1% in other words, speaking exclusively to The Occupy Wall Street Crowd.

    He now understands that he needs us to win. Telling the media that PBO should be challenged in 2012, calling him naïve for thinking he could work to get things done and calling for a political revolution won’t move many of us in his direction in my opinion. We tend to have long memories and those in the Obama Campaign from the tweet below apparently remember things just as I do.

    • 20 Nena20409
      November 8, 2015 at 6:44 pm

      The song by Maurice Chevalier: I remember it well comes to mind 😉

    • November 8, 2015 at 7:46 pm

      Indeed donna. I also think that Bernie is now realizing that the crowd he initially spoke to and for – i.e., the young, while, and mostly male “dudebro” contingent are NOT reliable voters – if they do vote at all. They would just as easily vote for Trump, or sit at home playing video games or venting their grievances online while not lifting a finger to go to the polls or get people there.

      • 23 jackiegrumbacher
        November 8, 2015 at 9:37 pm

        Hf, the other thing they are NOT is workers. It’s all very well to talk about “the Bern” and go on twitter and praise him and its quite another thing to be out knocking on doors and making thousands of phone calls and delivering people come to the polls. It was blood, sweat, endless toil and tears (re sore feet and hoarse voices that) made the presidency of Barack Obama possible. It was the commitment to vote no matter what the obstacles, the willingness to endure the hardship of long lines and harsh weather. I don’t see that kind of dedication coming from Bernie supporters.

        • 24 hopefruit2
          November 8, 2015 at 10:31 pm

          Exactly – they are mostly entitled brats who think that things work when people just yell and bully their way through. Have no concept of working to build something from scratch.

    • 25 otter44
      November 8, 2015 at 7:57 pm

      Had this conversation with a woman in my office. She brought up his marching with MLK and registering voters back in the day. I acknowledged that and then explained that I thought Bernie did not get it. Right now children were been gunned down by cops and his economic program was not going to fix that aspect of racism. He never stood up to the birthers or when people trashed the first lady….his concern did not extend to her. I told her that his lack of respect and silence in the face of racism towards the first family turned me off and I am not AA. I also mentioned that he has not been for meaningful gun control and important issue for me. I also told her he could not win without AAs and he seemed clueless as to how to have a conversation and not lecture.

    • 26 jackiegrumbacher
      November 8, 2015 at 9:30 pm

      Donna, Bernie is now desperate and working hard to rewrite history. Unfortunately for him, it’s too late.

    • 27 FoxfireTX
      November 8, 2015 at 9:38 pm

      To my mind, in addition to his record I don’t get the sense that he gets it. When asked a question about race, he immediately starts in with the issue with cops, as if that it is the only issue. I have never had any feeling that he gets the structural racism that exists in this country and I say that as a white person who would never support him. And as to his “revolution”, Sanders will never have the kind of turnout organization that PBO and OFA have had, he simply did not start early enough to build it. And look how PBO has struggled to keep everyone involved. If he thinks he can get all of his supporters to show up after the election to rally day in and day out, he is living in fantasy world. Finally, this sudden love fest for PBO after the times he dissed him will never cut it with me. I have a very long memory.

    • 28 Dudette
      November 9, 2015 at 8:32 am

      Tell it!

  5. 29 Nena20409
    November 8, 2015 at 6:45 pm

    Congrats Bill R. on your solid Au ⭐
    Excellent ACA letter, NW. Thank you.

  6. November 8, 2015 at 6:47 pm

    Obamacare the worst thing since slavery.

  7. 32 yardarm756
    November 8, 2015 at 6:50 pm

    From Yardarm’s mail box……..

    > In a trial, a Southern
    > small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness, a
    > grandmotherly, elderly woman to the stand. He approached her
    > and asked, ‘Mrs. Jones, do you know me?’ She
    > responded, ‘Why, yes, I do know you, Mr. Williams.
    > I’ve known you since you were a boy, and frankly,
    > you’ve been a big disappointment to me. You lie,
    > you cheat on your wife, and you manipulate people and talk
    > about them behind their backs. You think you’re a big
    > shot when you haven’t the brains to realize you’ll
    > never amount to anything more than a two-bit paper pusher.
    > Yes, I know you.’
    >
    >
    >
    > The lawyer was stunned. Not knowing what else to do, he
    > pointed across the room and asked, ‘Mrs. Jones, do you
    > know the defense attorney?’
    >
    >
    >
    > She again replied, ‘Why yes, I do. I’ve known Mr.
    > Bradley since he was a youngster, too. He’s lazy,
    > bigoted, and he has a drinking problem. He can’t build a
    > normal relationship with anyone, and his law practice is one
    > of the worst in the entire state. Not to mention he cheated
    > on his wife with three different women. One of them was your
    > wife. Yes, I know him.’
    >
    >
    > The defense attorney nearly died.
    >
    >
    > The judge asked both counselors to approach the bench and,
    > in a very quiet voice, said, ‘If either of you
    > idiots asks her if she knows me, I’ll send you both to
    > the electric chair.’
    >

  8. 35 Nena20409
    November 8, 2015 at 6:56 pm

    Wow!

  9. November 8, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    Forgive me if this was shared already.

  10. November 8, 2015 at 7:57 pm

  11. November 8, 2015 at 8:51 pm

    A change has GOT to come…

  12. 59 globalcitizenlinda
    November 8, 2015 at 8:53 pm

  13. 60 4morefor44
    November 8, 2015 at 8:56 pm

    bam.

  14. 62 globalcitizenlinda
    November 8, 2015 at 9:10 pm

    some of the tactics of #BLM may irritate people but at the core is a message that should not be ignored – for the sake of us all;

    A number of people think and hope that vilifying #BlackLivesMatter will make the issues of racial injustice go away;

    But I believe that rather than coming up with come back phrases like #AllLivesMatter, #BlueLivesMatter is not helping anyone make progress.

    rather, as a community, nation and the world, we have to face the issues raised head-on, however uncomfortable they may be;

    as we live in increasingly racially diverse communities, there is no escape from addressing how we are going to treasure these difference;

    I hope the leadership in Missouri didn’t hope that they had dealt with a temporary issue and moved on. clearly, the students are having none of this “sweep-racism-under-the-rug” business;

    I hope that the different presidential candidates understand that token solutions are not going to satisfy ordinary people – we will need to fundamentally change a lot of things

  15. November 8, 2015 at 10:23 pm

    It almost seem like the Dems want to loose 2016. Could be some far flung plan to let the cray-cray GOP clowns destroy PBO’s legacy, let the country flounder for four years, then have a “white knight” Dem elected in 2020 to save the country… But, nah, they wouldn’t do that…

  16. 66 amk for obama
    November 8, 2015 at 10:46 pm

    heavy rains in my part of desert. niece, brother’s sons and son unit – all moping around. enjoy your rains, kidz.

    • 67 99ts
      November 8, 2015 at 11:43 pm

      Reading up on your elections – interesting how your Upper House works – every Westminster system seems to have a different way of electing/appointing their upper house

      Is this an accurate report of what is happening?
      http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-09/indian-pm-modi-suffers-defeat-in-bihar-election/6922824

      • 68 amk for obama
        November 9, 2015 at 12:15 am

        yup, it is. The upper house, which was never in his control, now has become more powerful against him. He tried to ram through euphemistically named land reform bill, which when stripped off the fancy language, was a pure land grab.And it has been downhill for him since then.

        • 69 99ts
          November 9, 2015 at 4:57 am

          We also had the Upper House ( called senate here) controlling the worst excesses of Abbott – Voted for by each state – independents have the balance of power.

          Also too – I’m amazed – it stopped raining long enough for Oz to win the cricket.

  17. 70 amk for obama
    November 8, 2015 at 10:49 pm

  18. 71 globalcitizenlinda
    November 8, 2015 at 11:11 pm

    what will Sunday’s elections in Myanmar (aka Burma) bring …..

    will they enable progress to continue or will they re-open old wounds …..

    will they enable the harassment of the religious minority to cease …..

    the world is so complicated!

  19. 73 GGail
    November 8, 2015 at 11:19 pm

    I’m still fighting with WP because I don’t remember my password 😩

  20. 76 amk for obama
    November 8, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    joker – the furst man to win six Masters titles in a calendar year. he has had an amazing year.

  21. 77 yardarm756
    November 8, 2015 at 11:34 pm


    I’m thinking DWS right about now.

  22. November 9, 2015 at 12:19 am

    a little blue lights in the basement to close out the evening:

  23. 81 jacquelineoboomer
    November 9, 2015 at 12:55 am

    Goodnight, TODville. I’m glad that tomorrow our President will still be Barack Obama! ❤

    • November 9, 2015 at 1:30 am

      So am I! How is your son doing? Hope his recovery continues to go well. Of course, you guys continue to be in my prayers.

      • 83 jacquelineoboomer
        November 9, 2015 at 2:42 pm

        Thanks so much for asking – my son’s doing fine and his “shark bite” wound is healing, toward the next step (another op with plastic surgery). He’s in a happy mood, all I care about – that’s proof he’s feeling relieved!

  24. 84 globalcitizenlinda
    November 9, 2015 at 7:08 am

    Good Morning Everyone!

  25. 86 globalcitizenlinda
    November 9, 2015 at 7:11 am

    • 87 globalcitizenlinda
      November 9, 2015 at 7:15 am

      caution :

      if the election projections hold, then please be prepared to hear one presidential candidate take FULL credit for this historic achievement; prepare for the supporters to loudly help with the claim

  26. 89 Dudette
    November 9, 2015 at 7:46 am

    😀

  27. 93 desertflower
    November 9, 2015 at 8:09 am

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/09/us-myanmar-election-idUSKCN0SW0TP20151109#ViEY0uXKS18dzxMY.97

    Myanmar’s ruling party conceded defeat in the country’s general election on Monday, as the opposition led by democracy figurehead Aung San Suu Kyi appeared on course for a landslide victory that would ensure it can form the next government.

    Wonderful news to wake up to!

  28. 95 No Child Left Behind
    November 9, 2015 at 8:29 am

    Good Morning TODVille!


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