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Joe Biden's Gaffes Call For A Thorough Neurological Examination ~ Forbes
FORBES ^ | 8.20.12 | Dr. Henry I. Miller

Posted on 10/13/2012 12:51:14 PM PDT by Elle Bee

As the political silly season approaches its climax, the media seem preoccupied with minutiae that have little to do with suitability to hold office or what is good for the nation.  Conspicuously absent is concern about politicians’ intelligence and mental health.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: behavior; biden; gaffes; stillcrazy
Don’t voters have a right to know whether Biden is ill or merely unlikeable, impulsive and prone to deceitfulness?

Henry I. Miller, a physician, is the Robert Wesson Fellow in Scientific Philosophy and Public Policy at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.

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1 posted on 10/13/2012 12:51:29 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Elle Bee
Glad to see someone else thought that his performance was more than just a crazy debate method, but what appeared to be signs of a seriously damaged person.

How could ANYONE be comfortable with Biden being one step away from the presidency after THAT maniac debate performance ?!?

2 posted on 10/13/2012 1:01:33 PM PDT by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: Elle Bee

Maybe Biden and Obama can get a “two for the price of one” deal.


3 posted on 10/13/2012 1:03:58 PM PDT by ILS21R (The time is nigh.)
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To: Elle Bee

He’s had brain surgery twice for aneurysms ...

http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/medicine-and-politics-america/2012/oct/11/stroke-away-presidency-joe-bidens-obamacare-hypocr/


4 posted on 10/13/2012 1:04:13 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: builder
Both Joe and his son Beau have had mini strokes

Perhaps the GOP should ask for his health records ... we know Obama won't release his health records either but in light of that performance at the debate, perhaps we should begin the chant to see that the man the dems are asking to serve just a heartbeat away form the Presidency actually has a clean bill of health

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5 posted on 10/13/2012 1:07:44 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Elle Bee

...And toss in a tox screen to find out what Crazy Joe was stoned on.


6 posted on 10/13/2012 1:08:36 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: MissMagnolia

Only one HEART beat away from being president, that is scary.


7 posted on 10/13/2012 1:08:36 PM PDT by 9422WMR (Life is not fair, just deal with it)
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To: MissMagnolia
and his son Beau has just had a couple of mini strokes ... it may be genetic

In light of that debate performance, the GOP should begin the chant to see Joe's health records if he is expected to be just a heartbeat away from the Presidency

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8 posted on 10/13/2012 1:10:24 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Elle Bee; humblegunner; Salamander; Lazamataz
"Nephritic Encephalopathy."

9 posted on 10/13/2012 1:12:24 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Wordkraft
that debate performance is certainly reason enough to ask Joe to pee in the cup

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10 posted on 10/13/2012 1:12:53 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Elle Bee
I would like to see more journalists ask the question. Because after watching Biden's "performance" again, there were moments he grasped reality and spoke fairly well, but there so many maniacal moments and mood shifts, and times of confusion, and times of mood swings, etc, that it literally scared me to realize that he really is the current Vice-president of our country.

Sure it was funny , but . . . for our country . . .

Scary.

11 posted on 10/13/2012 1:13:58 PM PDT by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: Elle Bee; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
“If English was good enough for Jesus Christ, it’s good enough for Texas schoolchildren.”

Whoever said it (the author does not specify) is absolutely correct!

12 posted on 10/13/2012 1:14:05 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: shibumi

Isn’t that a Queensryche tune?


13 posted on 10/13/2012 1:15:01 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Elle Bee

14 posted on 10/13/2012 1:15:31 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Elle Bee
(“If you found a letter on the ground in front of a mailbox, what would you do with it?”)

Personal confession: I failed a law school entrance exam on this very question.

15 posted on 10/13/2012 1:15:39 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!
what's the wrong answer? ... don't you put it into the mailbox?

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16 posted on 10/13/2012 1:17:03 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Elle Bee; Intolerant in NJ

A known (in the White House) case of dementia would explain why Biden was left out of the loop on the Benghazi situation. (The other explanation being simply that he lied about all that.)


17 posted on 10/13/2012 1:17:47 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Elle Bee

Let’s do the tests AFTER he is retired next month. As VP, he is the gift (to conservatives) that keeps on giving!!

Biden is, without a doubt, the stupidest (or most demented) person to become VP and his so-called “gaffes” reflect his level of ignorance and arrogance.

I recall him once telling a room full of “journalists” that he was “the smartest person in the room.”

Ok, in THAT particular situation, he may have been right!! But, the rest of the time - let’s just say that there’s a reason that even zero keeps him out of sight as much as possible.


18 posted on 10/13/2012 1:17:47 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: builder
Oh, he brings out a lot for people, Like “One Flew Over The
Cookoo Nest”, “Catch 22”, “Area 51”, “Enemy at The Gates”, “The Inmates Have Taken Over The Asylum”, although he looked more like a poster boy for “Preparation H” to me, what a jerk.
19 posted on 10/13/2012 1:18:18 PM PDT by Gertie
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To: Revolting cat!
don't feel badly ... they let Joe stay in law school after he was caught plagerizing one of his papers

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20 posted on 10/13/2012 1:18:18 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Elle Bee

21 posted on 10/13/2012 1:28:28 PM PDT by rlmorel ("It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong." Voltaire)
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To: humblegunner

Def Lepard.


22 posted on 10/13/2012 1:28:39 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Elle Bee
Aneurysms have a fairly strong genetic component - an aunt (unrelated by blood) had a fatal one , her sister died with one (& their mom, I think) - now my aunt's daughter has one, fortunately discovered early. From Mayo:

Studies have shown a strong link to family history (2). If an immediate family member has suffered an aneurysm, you are 4 times more likely to have one as well. The genetic link is not completely understood and studies are underway to determine if there is a pattern of inheritance. The most important inherited conditions associated with aneurysms include Ehlers-Danlos IV, Marfan’s syndrome, neurofibromatosis NF1, and polycystic kidney disease. For those with a strong family history, we recommend a screening test (CT or MR angiogram).

23 posted on 10/13/2012 1:45:44 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: shibumi

No Serenade, no Fire Brigade.. just Nephritic Encephalopathy.


24 posted on 10/13/2012 1:48:27 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Elle Bee

Biden is on drugs , gotta be

Or drunk ....But I am thinking drugs of some kind .


25 posted on 10/13/2012 1:53:02 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Elle Bee

Vice President Joe Biden’s behavior during the Veep debate proved one thing: Team Obama has given up trying to win over independent voters and is betting it all on their base. Mr. Biden’s laughter, dismissive comments and smirks whenever Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) spoke was obviously an effort to placate those who react the same way when someone dares to point out President Obama’s failures and offers alternatives.

The response of the left to Biden’s rude behavior on the nationally televised debate is/was predictable. They loved it and insanely believe the rest of us love their insanity, arrogance, and rude behavior.

With over 70 years of life and at least 60 of those years watching liberals lie and feel superior. Decades ago, I came to the conclusion, that they are all mentally unstable and there is no cure for them.

They all suffer from Illusory Superiority Responses. Often this cognitive bias increases with years of faux education and their illusory social status in their increasing unstable/immature minds.

Illusory Superiority Response is a cognitive bias that causes people to overestimate their positive qualities and abilities and to underestimate their negative qualities, relative to others. This makes them under estimate real winners like Ronald Reagan.

So they label anyone, who dares to challenge their insane/rude Illusory Superiority Responses, as red necked, stupid, knuckle draggers rather than listen to what we have learned over the years, decades and centuries from history.

With the instant reality, we now have with the internet, Fox and social nets, the left wing mediots are losing their ability to lie, cover, and omit their beloved Obama’s/Biden’s mentally unstable responses.

The rabid/mentally unstable hard core liberals love the Illusory Superiority responses of Obama/Biden/Pelosi/Reed and others.

However, the instant and nationwide exposed insanity of their Illusory Superiority responses is killing them with the independent voters.


26 posted on 10/13/2012 1:54:19 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (We are the 53%, who pay taxes and keep this country going inspite of the 47% rat moochers!)
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To: Elle Bee

27 posted on 10/13/2012 1:56:28 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Elle Bee

Considering all the lies he pulled from his backside, I would think a rectal exam would be in order also.

Bend over, Joe.


28 posted on 10/13/2012 2:03:09 PM PDT by bushbuddy
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To: Elle Bee

Some of SloJo’s false, ridiculing laughter while looking down reminded me of some of the comedy sketches Steve Martin used to do on SNL. I seem to recall he also did it in a scene in “The Jerk”. How appropriate!


29 posted on 10/13/2012 2:04:39 PM PDT by Avid Coug
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To: Elle Bee
Obviously something is very wrong mentally with VP Joe Biden. He started unraveling already earlier, making crazy statements. During the debate he perhaps has a temporary breakdown. Or perhaps not temporary. Perhaps the stress is too much for him. Aren't there mental disorders where the person giggles and laughs at inappropriate times?

Whatever the cause of his bizarre behavior, he did come across as quit normal, not as somebody I would want to be a heartbreak away from the presidency.

30 posted on 10/13/2012 2:22:21 PM PDT by apocalypto
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To: Elle Bee
Biden has demonstrated poor reality testing – or a pathological disregard for the truth – for decades. He claimed in 1987 that he ”went to law school on a full academic scholarship — the only one in my class to have a full academic scholarship,” and that he ”ended up in the top half” of his class. He also said that in college he was ”the outstanding student in the political science department” and ”graduated with three degrees.”

However, after inaccuracies in his statements were exposed, Biden made this admission on September 22, 1987: ”I did not graduate in the top half of my class at law school and my recollection of this was inaccurate.” He had actually graduated 76th in a class of 85 from the Syracuse College of Law. And Biden’s baccalaureate accomplishment was a single B.A. degree.

The boys at the New York Times don't care if Biden lies - they don't care if he steals. They don't care if he used the mob to help him get elected. If Biden had pulled down his pants and sh*t on the stage at the debate, the MSM would have cheered. The assh*les at the Washington Post aren't much different then the boys at the New York Times..

31 posted on 10/13/2012 2:39:02 PM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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To: Elle Bee
Biden has demonstrated poor reality testing – or a pathological disregard for the truth – for decades. He claimed in 1987 that he ”went to law school on a full academic scholarship — the only one in my class to have a full academic scholarship,” and that he ”ended up in the top half” of his class. He also said that in college he was ”the outstanding student in the political science department” and ”graduated with three degrees.”

However, after inaccuracies in his statements were exposed, Biden made this admission on September 22, 1987: ”I did not graduate in the top half of my class at law school and my recollection of this was inaccurate.” He had actually graduated 76th in a class of 85 from the Syracuse College of Law. And Biden’s baccalaureate accomplishment was a single B.A. degree.

The boys at the New York Times don't care if Biden lies - they don't care if he steals. They don't care if he used the mob to help him get elected. If Biden had pulled down his pants and sh*t on the stage in place of debate comments, the MSM would have cheered. The assh*les at the Washington Post aren't much different than the boys at the New York Times..

32 posted on 10/13/2012 2:39:18 PM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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To: DustyMoment
Slow-Joe's ignorance was shown often and for a long time. Here he is in 1988.
33 posted on 10/13/2012 2:40:38 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Elle Bee
Biden: “Syria Is Five Times Bigger Than Libya”

(long-term Democratic member of U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations)


34 posted on 10/13/2012 2:45:55 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: rlmorel

“Hey! Listen up! Just look at this bod; it’s the body of a man twenty years younger than my real age! I could be ANYTHING I wanted to be, a pilot, a king, a President! You name it!!!”


35 posted on 10/13/2012 3:30:17 PM PDT by Twinkie
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To: Elle Bee

Mark Levin has been saying this for a while now.


36 posted on 10/13/2012 3:35:53 PM PDT by Rytas
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To: rlmorel

“Hey! Listen up! Just look at this bod; it’s the body of a man twenty years younger than my real age! I could be ANYTHING I wanted to be, a pilot, a king, a President! You name it!!!”


37 posted on 10/13/2012 3:44:24 PM PDT by Twinkie
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To: Elle Bee
And his boss reportedly doesn’t appreciate it (Biden gaffes). According to the authors of the 2010 book “Game Change,” Obama asked angrily, “How many times is Biden gonna say something stupid?”

Well, who was the stupid guy who made him VP in the first place? And who was the stupid guy who is keeping him on as potential VP for FOUR MORE years?

Who, indeed! The same stupid guy who acted like a statue in the first Romney debate. The same stupid guy who thought he even won that debate! The same stupid guy who thinks socialism will work. The same stupid guy who keeps giving money to "green" energy companies that don't stand a chance. The same stupid guy who... (add here DOZENS of stupid things).

38 posted on 10/13/2012 4:56:31 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Elle Bee

Decide for yourself whether Biden was out of line – here are the 85 interruptions of Joe Biden:
https://vimeo.com/51308728


39 posted on 10/13/2012 5:58:36 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
(The other explanation being simply that he lied about all that.)...I think they probably really didn't know - Obama and his people are all talk and show - beyond that they want to do as little real work as possible - keeping up on what's going on around the world and making decisions about how to handle precarious situations is tough, draining, challenging labor, and I wouldn't doubt that O's cavalier, slipshod attitude helped get those four Americans killed because he just wasn't paying attention.....
40 posted on 10/13/2012 10:00:27 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Intolerant in NJ
I wouldn't doubt that O's cavalier, slipshod attitude helped get those four Americans killed because he just wasn't paying attention.....

That explains it! Like he promised, Obama was focussed like a laser on JOBS!!!

Who could blame him for being distracted.

41 posted on 10/13/2012 10:08:44 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

There’s a freakin’ surprise, eh? Thanks Elle Bee.


42 posted on 10/14/2012 3:00:22 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Elle Bee

43 posted on 10/14/2012 3:42:19 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: Twinkie

Haha...boy, you nailed a caption there!


44 posted on 10/14/2012 9:03:00 AM PDT by rlmorel ("It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong." Voltaire)
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To: clearcarbon
Abby Normal ...HA very good

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45 posted on 10/14/2012 9:20:51 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: clearcarbon
SAN DIEGO, October 10, 2012 – In January, 1988, Vice President Joe Biden, then Senator from Delaware, was diagnosed with two brain aneurysms. In February, 1988, he underwent surgery to repair one of the weakened/ballooning arteries on one side of his brain. Shortly thereafter, he suffered a blood clot in his lungs known as a pulmonary embolus, which required timely, life-saving hospitalization and treatment. In August, 1988, the second damaged artery on the other side of the Vice President’s brain was surgically mended in a 270 minute operative procedure under general anesthesia.

People with a history of blood clots, brain surgery and/or brain aneurysms are at a significantly increased risk of ‘stroke’ (a layman’s term to denote a lack of blood flow and oxygen to brain tissue due to a clot-induced vessel blockage or outright vessel rupture and bleeding). The Vice President, today, remains at an increased risk for stroke.

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46 posted on 10/14/2012 10:02:01 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: okie01
Like he promised, Obama was focussed like a laser on JOBS!!!...you must be right - how could I have been so cynical as to think that our pompous, slacker, mendacious prez would have been doing anything but the people's business???......
47 posted on 10/14/2012 4:04:05 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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