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Getagroove's Blog – August 2009 Archive (2)

Death of Will Rogers Anniversary

Saturday, August 15th, was the anniversary of the death of America's most beloved political satirist, Will Rogers. Rogers, who's most famous quote, "I never met a man I didn't like," perished in a plane crash with his aviator, Wiley Post. How much do you want to bet Rogers was choking Post on the way down saying, "You son of a bitch, I’m gonna die because you were too cheap to fill it up?"

I never bought that famous sentiment of his. How could you go your whole life without disliking… Continue

Added by Getagroove on August 18, 2009 at 12:00am — 7 Comments

Healthcare by Mob Rule?

Private industry has sunk to a new low in trying to get their way. Documents recovered and shown in the mainstream media television outlets show a public relations firm hired by the insurance industry has been organizing an "astroturf" rebellion (a phony grassroots organizing effort) to disrupt town meetings during the month of August while Congress is in recess and discussing proposed changes to the health care delivery and insurance system.

Whatever the public decides it wants to… Continue

Added by Getagroove on August 5, 2009 at 11:16am — 11 Comments



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