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"You lie" Congressman Joe Wilson in South Carolina hospital
Reuters/Chicago Tribune ^ | August 25, 2011

Posted on 08/25/2011 10:52:14 AM PDT by markomalley

Joe Wilson of South Carolina -- the lawmaker who shouted "You Lie" at President Barack Obama during a speech -- remained hospitalized on Thursday with an "extended fever," his congressional office said.

Wilson contracted Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness, after working in his yard. He is being treated at the Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia, South Carolina, said Eric Dell, Wilson's chief of staff.

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: joewilson; lymedisease; prayer; wilson; youlie

1 posted on 08/25/2011 10:52:15 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

My friend almost died with that, In fact they had to bring him back with paddles, that was a month ago and he still is in bad shape from it.

I wish him luck , he is one of the only ones in Congress with a pair.


2 posted on 08/25/2011 10:56:20 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: markomalley

Watch out for that obamacare, Joe...


3 posted on 08/25/2011 10:56:25 AM PDT by null and void (Day 944 of America's holiday from reality...)
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To: markomalley

Godspeed for a quick recovery.


4 posted on 08/25/2011 10:56:57 AM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: markomalley

I hate to hear that. It is not a fun thing to deal with!!


5 posted on 08/25/2011 10:57:04 AM PDT by GrannyK
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To: markomalley

See what happens when an illegal doesn’t tend your yard??
/s

Hope he’s OK.


6 posted on 08/25/2011 10:57:17 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: markomalley
Let us all take a second to look back at the statement of the Congressman, the high dudgeon and censure he endured, and how events proved that he was ABSOLUTELY 100% correct!!!

When 0bama said 0bamacare wouldn't cover illegal aliens Congressman Joe Willson stood up and said “YOU LIE!”.

He was correct.

7 posted on 08/25/2011 10:59:35 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: upchuck; SC Swamp Fox

Prayers up!


8 posted on 08/25/2011 11:03:46 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: markomalley

I hope he gets better ASAP. He got a raw deal from the Congress and the media.


9 posted on 08/25/2011 11:04:00 AM PDT by PghBaldy (War Powers Res: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/warpower.asp)
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To: markomalley

I drove by there Tuesday.

Joe Wilson said YOU LIE because he couldn’t stand that Muslim playing Communist telling the lies he tells continuously.

Obama is a Muslim #1 but he has taken the communist agenda of people like John Kerry and Nancy Polisi and is destroying the United States with their agenda.

Obama could give a rats A$$ about the oppressed blacks in the country. He is spending to enslave Americans with the debt that only a traitor could generate. I was in one of Joe Wilson’s satellite offices a few months ago and it was being argued Joe Wilson and others know what is going on but the comparison to Rodney King riots was used: We cannot put up with every window on Main Street being broken by the riots if we impeach Obama.

Instead these Republican IDIOTS would rather destroy our country rather than deal with a few communists who want to live on the producers in this country. My argument was bring it on, the sooner the better. If there are rioters who want to destroy because Obama is destroyed when he is exposed for his treason, then let’s let it happen.

The Traitors who placed Obama in power need to be hung for treason. Anything less than that response gives the traitors what they want.


10 posted on 08/25/2011 11:06:29 AM PDT by politicianslie (Democrats are COMMUNIST, Repubs are SOCIALIST, and Barry's a Muslim manipulating USEFUL RINO IDIOTS)
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To: markomalley

Hoping for a quick recovery. Lyme disease is no joke.


11 posted on 08/25/2011 11:07:34 AM PDT by Route797
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To: markomalley

Prayers up for his recovery. Lyme Disease can be deadly.


12 posted on 08/25/2011 11:23:20 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: Venturer
Prayers for this teller of the truth a rare thing in D.C. these days.

As a side note Amy Tan also suffers from this disease and one of her last books tells her story of misdiagnoses and mistreatment.

13 posted on 08/25/2011 11:26:07 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: markomalley

My sister-in-law had a stroke at the age of 55 after being diagnosed with Lyme disease. The bug got into her heart muscles and caused a fibrillation which caused the blood to develop clots. It can affect muscles, joints, nerves and bones, and manifest in any area of the body.


14 posted on 08/25/2011 11:35:11 AM PDT by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: null and void

NO...congressmen/women and senators aren’t on obamacare and never will be.


15 posted on 08/25/2011 11:37:35 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: shield

A falling tide lowers all boats.


16 posted on 08/25/2011 11:42:00 AM PDT by null and void (Day 944 of America's holiday from reality...)
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To: politicianslie

1. The senate is majority democrat. They would never vote to convict obama, making a house vote to impeach a waste of time, money and effort.
2. The democrats would use the house vote and subsequent senate acquittal as a weapon to beat on republicans until Nov. 12.


17 posted on 08/25/2011 11:48:14 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Scotsman will be Free

That’s Nov. 2012.


18 posted on 08/25/2011 11:48:57 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: markomalley

Prayers up. Now how did those ticks get there?


19 posted on 08/25/2011 12:07:53 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (So much stress was put on Bush's Fault that it finally let go, magnitude 6)
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To: Venturer

I know someone, too, like that—and it’s been awful trying to keep them off the dogs, even with the great new flea/tick meds...bad year for ticks


20 posted on 08/25/2011 12:15:43 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: markomalley
Prayers for Congressman Wilson.

As has been said before, Lyme disease is nasty!

21 posted on 08/25/2011 12:16:44 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: allmendream
When 0bama said 0bamacare wouldn't cover illegal aliens Congressman Joe Willson stood up and said “YOU LIE!”.

I don't believe he "stood up" but he did stand out?

22 posted on 08/25/2011 12:16:49 PM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: raybbr
OK, sitting. I sit corrected. ;)
23 posted on 08/25/2011 12:20:18 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: markomalley

Prayers up for this man who was brave enough to tell the truth about The Kenyan.


24 posted on 08/25/2011 12:20:20 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Venturer

My friend’s 32 YO SIL had to have a heart transplant from Lyme disease.


25 posted on 08/25/2011 12:22:40 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: markomalley

excellent hospital he’s in


26 posted on 08/25/2011 12:23:21 PM PDT by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: markomalley
Permethrin

Buy it, READ THE INSTRUCTIONS, and use it.

Lyme disease is forever.

27 posted on 08/25/2011 12:23:27 PM PDT by fireforeffect (A kind word and a 2x4, gets you more than just a kind word.)
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To: markomalley

One of the signs is that it looks like a target...with rings. If you see something that looks like that get to a dr fast. It’s treatable if gotten to early.


28 posted on 08/25/2011 12:25:26 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar

You’re right, Lonestar. I got Lyme disease in ‘94 after a tick dropped out of a tree onto my back while I was mowing my yard with a RIDING mower. I found the tick that night while showering, on my upper left back. The very next morning, when I looked in the mirror, I was shocked to see such a definite red ring around the bite, probably 2” across!

I called in to work and went right to the doctor. I was put on a strong anti-biotic for the next 6 weeks, I think it was, and an EKG was run on me to see what my heart looked like while it was healthy. That scared me and while I don’t cry easily, I cried alot that day, because my husband had just died a year before and I still had a 2 year old to raise. I was really worried about her.

They tell me because I got treatment so early after the bite, it is as if I never had it. I can only thank God for the warning sign that day; who knows how bad things might have gotten if I hadn’t been alerted!


29 posted on 08/25/2011 12:47:09 PM PDT by texas_mrs
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To: markomalley

I know a couple of people with Lyme Disease, and it has seriously affected them neurologically. IIRC, there’s no cure; all the doctors can do is manage your symptoms, and it can disable you to the point that you can’t work (or do much else). I’m really sorry to hear the Joe Wilson has this.


30 posted on 08/25/2011 12:57:52 PM PDT by American Quilter (aka American Hobbit)
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To: American Quilter

Regarding my statement that there’s no cure, I’ve learned from the other posts in this thread that it IS curable if it’s caught very early. I’m glad to know that.


31 posted on 08/25/2011 1:00:35 PM PDT by American Quilter (aka American Hobbit)
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To: texas_mrs

Amazing story, also informative and valuable.

I am out mowing and trimming nearly constantly from spring until fall and you are the first to point out, to me at least, the imperative of a good once-over at day’s end.

Thanks.


32 posted on 08/25/2011 1:09:41 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: markomalley

Rep Wilson doesn’t have a Twitter Account ... but I tweeted John Boehner and Eric Cantor asking them to extend our prayers to him.

Rep Joe Wilson has been justified many times over ... God Bless and Heal him.


33 posted on 08/25/2011 1:13:07 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (I am a Catholic, A US Citizen, A Patriot, A TEA Partier, An Oath Keeper, A Voter, An Auburn Fan!)
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To: American Quilter; markomalley

A friend got it twice, and among relatives several have gotten it, some more than once. Also a good friend’s son got it very badly and it was misdiagnosed. All eventually got well, but with the friend’s son it took a long, long time.

It really needs to be attended to immediately, and not all ticks infected with Lyme’s make the bullseye ring, unfortunately. Any tick bite (the small deer ticks that carry it, not the big regular ticks) should be treated as potentential Lyme’s, if a person lives in an area with a lot of it.


34 posted on 08/25/2011 1:15:03 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: markomalley

Prayers up for him and his family.


35 posted on 08/25/2011 1:22:45 PM PDT by PDGearhead (Obama's lack of citizenship)
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To: Scotsman will be Free; politicianslie
Agree. David Schippers, Chief Investigative Counsel for the Clinton impeachment and author of SELL OUT, the inside story, wrote that several rat Senators so much as told him that they didn't care if Bent Willie was caught holding a smoking gun over a dead body, they would not vote to convict.

Does anyone think Hussein looks over his shoulder, and wonders if his next unconstitutional act will get him impeached and convicted? No, the practical power of impeachment no longer exists.

The Framers gave us a nonviolent means of removing oppressors. Instead of storming the White House and doing nasty things to Him and his ministers, we are supposed to calmly remove Him from office. That is no longer possible.

36 posted on 08/25/2011 1:45:38 PM PDT by Jacquerie (More Central Planning is not the solution to the failures of Central Planning.)
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To: allmendream

Prayers to Congressman Wilson.


37 posted on 08/25/2011 1:48:58 PM PDT by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: Venturer

Prayer for complete healing for Joe and your dad!


38 posted on 08/25/2011 1:55:16 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: markomalley

Prayers up for a gutsy man.

Get well soon.


39 posted on 08/25/2011 2:22:43 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: l8pilot; 2A Patriot; 2nd amendment mama; 4everontheRight; 77Jimmy; A Strict Constructionist; ...
Prayers for Joe and his family.

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40 posted on 08/25/2011 2:50:36 PM PDT by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: Jacquerie
“Does anyone think Hussein looks over his shoulder, and wonders if his next unconstitutional act will get him impeached and convicted? “

And yet wouldn't you think with the history in this country of assassinations and attempted assassinations that he would at least hesitate just a little?

41 posted on 08/25/2011 3:02:58 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: greeneyes

Our Secret Service professionals are incredible.

Imagine being paid to stop a bullet for . . .


42 posted on 08/25/2011 3:26:40 PM PDT by Jacquerie
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To: Jacquerie

I believe that you pretty well nailed it.


43 posted on 08/26/2011 2:46:38 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: markomalley

What you said was as true then as it is now and ever will be. The Fraud in Chief is a liar who needs to be perp walked out of our house and into a jail cell..

Have a fast, easy and complete recovery....


44 posted on 08/27/2011 5:32:16 AM PDT by Postman (Cut, Cap and BBA)
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