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Word For The Day, Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Posted on 04/17/2013 5:20:45 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Wednesday, April 17, 2013-- sinuous

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In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".

sinuous [sin-yoo-uh s]

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adjective

1. having many curves, bends, or turns; winding: a sinuous path.
2. indirect; devious: sinuous questions.
3. characterized by a series of graceful curving motions: a sinuous dance.
4. Botany . sinuate, as a leaf.

Origin: 1570–80; < Latin sinuōsus
sinus: a curve; bend.

Related forms

sin•u•ous•ly, adverb
sin•u•ous•ness, noun
sub•sin•u•ous, adjective
un•sin•u•ous, adjective
un•sin•u•ous•ly, adverb

Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.




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The sinuous path to Obamacare is finally revealing the light at the end of the tunnel which, apparently, is the big, fast-moving train of reality heading towards us.
1 posted on 04/17/2013 5:20:45 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Good morning!


2 posted on 04/17/2013 5:21:33 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Mornin’, sunny and slightly cool this morning. Promises to be a great day.


3 posted on 04/17/2013 5:31:23 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

We had some thunderstorms last night. Before that, I cut some more grass. The push mower started on the second pull.


4 posted on 04/17/2013 5:36:39 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga
gold
5 posted on 04/17/2013 5:37:18 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: SoothingDave
silver
6 posted on 04/17/2013 5:37:41 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Obozo is willing to take the direct path to gun control or the sinuous one, he doesn't care as long as he disarms the American public.
7 posted on 04/17/2013 5:55:30 AM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: verga
A++

bronze

The only silver lining in the cloud of the horror in Boston is the fact that Obama and his ilk will be distracted for a few days and unable to focus on which items in the Bill of Rights they can obliterate.

By the way, as a math major, I smiled at your "divide by zero" tagline.

8 posted on 04/17/2013 6:06:23 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Speaking of Obamacare, I just got an email from an online insurance provider which included this Q and A:

Q: Can I be required to pay more for my coverage based on my health status in 2014?
A: You cannot be rated up based on your health status, but you can still be required to pay higher premiums based on your age, tobacco use, and where you live.

So a 400 lb. 30 year-old with hypertension and diabetes will pay lower premiums than a 60 year-old who runs 5 miles a day and weighs the same 165 lbs. that he did in high school. Only democrats could come up with crap like this.


9 posted on 04/17/2013 6:11:09 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Democrats wanted to limit how much young healthy people would pay, so they made it illegal for there to be too much price differential between the oldest and youngest customers’ prices.

Of course, in reality this will raise the rates youngsters pay.

Quinn’s first law: Liberalism always achieves the exact opposite of its stated intent.


10 posted on 04/17/2013 6:31:15 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

The whole notion of not paying more for a pre-existing condition is oxymoronic. Insurance was originally designed to help people pay for a future event, not to fund an existing one. Try calling GEICO to get collision insurance after you’ve been in a wreck. Or have your spouse call MetLife and see about getting some life insurance for you after you’ve kicked the bucket.


11 posted on 04/17/2013 6:36:37 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: SoothingDave

I think they set the max as 3 times the minimum.

So if mine was 200 and the oldest was 1,000, now mine goes to 350 for a 75% increase.


12 posted on 04/17/2013 6:37:05 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

The entire thing needs to be blown up and built from scratch. Health insurance should be for coverage against catastrophic events. You know, like it was actually insurance. Have a heart attack, break a leg. You get paid from the group pooling its resources against the unlikely-but-inevitable happenstance.

A free market in goods and services for the rest.

(And true charity for those who need help, of course.)

It should be like car insurance. If I get into a wreck, I get paid from the pooled resources.

If I need new tires, I buy them myself in a free market.


13 posted on 04/17/2013 6:50:06 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Karl says that the falling price of copper points to an end to the sinuous games of the last five years.
14 posted on 04/17/2013 6:52:16 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

The way in which amoral and immoral behaviors have been insinuated into our laws and normalized in our culture is patently SINuous…


15 posted on 04/17/2013 6:52:17 AM PDT by mikrofon (+ Prayers Up for Boston +)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

So where you live is considered to be hazardous to your health? Let me guess, Texas is more dangerous than San Francisco?


16 posted on 04/17/2013 6:55:18 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: NeoCaveman

You can’t really blame them, though. We know they don’t understand the difference between things like “cost” and “price.”

And that, even if you eschew evil “profits,” you need to have enough revenue to cover costs.


17 posted on 04/17/2013 6:56:42 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

No, but the doctor in NY costs more than the one in Podunk. His real estate, labor etc. are more expensive.


18 posted on 04/17/2013 6:58:18 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

My Mother was just recently saying that exact thing - our health insurance was basically just for hospitalization and she paid the doctor monthly. Of course they didn’t have all the expensive testing back then. On an interesting side note of “things to come” - my sister’s insurance company has a new service where you call in and tell a doctor your symptoms (upper respiratory) and he calls in a prescription without ever having seen you in person.


19 posted on 04/17/2013 6:59:19 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: NeoCaveman

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3008827/posts

Speaking of which, Walter Williams on the subject today.


20 posted on 04/17/2013 7:00:31 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: NeoCaveman

Ok that article scared me! And what was that about the Stock Act being repealed? Is that for real?


21 posted on 04/17/2013 7:03:40 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: SoothingDave

Oh so it is based on the cost of living.


22 posted on 04/17/2013 7:07:42 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

There were some articles about “group appointments” as well. A bunch of people with the same condition all meet with the doctor at the same time. I guess it’s part consultation, part group therapy. I can see where a doctor would see the benefit of not having to answer the same question ten times, answering it once in front of a group.


23 posted on 04/17/2013 7:07:53 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
At the very least, it's partial repeal. Karl flies off the handle on the politics stuff but I go there for the economics.
24 posted on 04/17/2013 7:16:06 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

A+++
Frightening! At least when Obama appropriates my retirement funds, I won’t have to decide what to do with them.


25 posted on 04/17/2013 7:18:52 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: mikrofon

A+++
I know to which sin you is referring.


26 posted on 04/17/2013 7:20:03 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

His Royal Dictatorshipness benevelonently lets you keep three million of course the market may not go along....


27 posted on 04/17/2013 7:20:53 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: SoothingDave

Seems like that would go against all the of HIPPA rules...


28 posted on 04/17/2013 7:26:36 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: NeoCaveman

Yes but it appears the only part he didn’t repeal was the part that covers the privacy of congress.... so they can invest or devest at their private insider whims...


29 posted on 04/17/2013 7:27:45 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
The mind of the Narcissist-in-Chief is marked by serpentine sinuosity; the mind of Baroness Margaret Thatcher was endowed with sinewy directness.
30 posted on 04/17/2013 7:31:37 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

A+++
That explains why Obama’s socialist pals in the UK are dancing on her grave.


31 posted on 04/17/2013 7:35:00 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

One could always execute waivers. HIPPA just says that no one can give out medical information without proper permission.


32 posted on 04/17/2013 7:43:54 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
The sinuous reporting prove this reporter is biased and lying. First off, the woman in the abortion clinic did not "overdose", she was medicated by so called professionals until she died. Second, it was not "late term fetuses"...once the fetus is born it is now a baby. It was babies who had their spinal cords snipped and were left to die. Lying biased reporting...I could not even read more than a couple of paragraphs before the lies overwhelmed me.
33 posted on 04/17/2013 7:46:07 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
The treatment by the Obama Regime of the funeral of this great lady is absolutely appalling.
34 posted on 04/17/2013 7:49:58 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: SoothingDave

So basically if you want treatment you have to agree to waive privacy.


35 posted on 04/17/2013 7:51:58 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Liberals chant that ID for voting is racist, so isn't ID for purchasing a gun racist?)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Something like that. This was couched in the article as being about routine follow ups for things like diabetes.

All strictly voluntary, of course.

I don’t think if you have a thingy growing on your whatsit that there is a group for that.


36 posted on 04/17/2013 7:57:18 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave; xsmommy; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; Texan5
The lovesick Governor has been stalking his ex-wife and wanted her to run his campaign........OMG, he's still at it. ...now if we just get an update on the diaper wearing astronaut my life will be complete. LMAO The voters are screwed....either Stephen Colbert sister or this bozo lovesick loser.
37 posted on 04/17/2013 8:18:17 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

As David Fredoso said, welcome to Congress Mrs. Colbert.


38 posted on 04/17/2013 8:36:05 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

It is 72, cloudy and humid here with a cool front on the way tonight-

The substance of Obamascare
Is as sinuous as any snake-
The money wasted far ahead
Of anything it could make

Its budget never balances
Or actually makes any gains-
The only time it ever works
Is on Tuesdays, when it rains

Failing that, the costs go up-
To the taxpayer, of course-
Better to just shut it down
Right now, and at the source...


39 posted on 04/17/2013 8:38:35 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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And in a sort of related story, Weiner rises in the polls
40 posted on 04/17/2013 8:39:51 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

And Toomey blew up his own career for, apparently, nothing.


41 posted on 04/17/2013 8:43:29 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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Well, it’s a long time until he’s up again. Although I certainly have taken to calling him Arlen Specter once or twice....


42 posted on 04/17/2013 8:45:01 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: tioga

A+++
If Gosnell had used a gun instead of scissors, it’d be news.


43 posted on 04/17/2013 8:46:08 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: NeoCaveman

“Arlen Toomey” has a certain ring to it. I caught a few minutes of him on the local morning show yesterday, and they were reading him the riot act while he tried to defend himself.


44 posted on 04/17/2013 8:46:53 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
I don’t think if you have a thingy growing on your whatsit that there is a group for that.

What about Sexaholics Anonymous?

45 posted on 04/17/2013 8:47:32 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: SoothingDave
Teacher needs to see me after school.
46 posted on 04/17/2013 8:49:29 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: Texan5

A+++
I had to check on the year that Dr. Seuss died—1991—because I’m getting a whole Cat in the Hat vibe from your poem. Keep up the good work.


47 posted on 04/17/2013 8:50:27 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: SoothingDave
And Toomey blew up his own career for, apparently, nothing.

At least he too Manchin with him.

48 posted on 04/17/2013 8:53:32 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

at least he took


49 posted on 04/17/2013 8:53:44 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versaille on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman; SoothingDave
Manhattan Theatre Lab HS teacher Julie Warning, 26, was fired earlier this year over the fling with her 18-year-old pupil...

Union files complaint. Teacher fired. No Warning.

50 posted on 04/17/2013 8:54:23 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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