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Bette Midler: 'In America Itís Easier to Take a Life Than to Get Health Insurance'
Mediaite ^ | July 31, 2013 | Noel Sheppard

Posted on 08/01/2013 9:44:59 AM PDT by Mozilla

Actress and singer Bette Midler is quickly becoming one of Hollywood's most addle-minded personalities.

On Twitter Wednesday, she actually wrote, "Do you find it odd that in America today, it’s easier to take a life than to get health insurance?"

Let's look at the facts, shall we?

In 2011, there were about 14,000 homicides in our nation. That year, 48.6 million Americans were uninsured.

That means about 261 million people in our country had health insurance that year, or 18,643 times the number of homicides.

Midler might be a Divine singer, but her intellectual capacity is anything but.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News
KEYWORDS: abortion; bettemidler; deathpanels; hollyweird; obamacare; zerocare

1 posted on 08/01/2013 9:44:59 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

Rachelle!.. Rachelle!


2 posted on 08/01/2013 9:46:30 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Mozilla
I think in Iraq it is easier to take a life then get insurance.
Here it is easier to get an Obamaphone.
3 posted on 08/01/2013 9:46:45 AM PDT by Paul46360
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To: Mozilla

I’ll go one better than Bette — It’s easier to kill anyone ANYWHERE in the world than get health insurance.


4 posted on 08/01/2013 9:48:11 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: Mozilla

I think as 0bamacare settles in, they are hoping to make it easier to kill oneself than to get health insurance. We are probably getting close.


5 posted on 08/01/2013 9:48:19 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Mozilla

At my age, obamacare and the taking of a life are looking more and more like one in the same...


6 posted on 08/01/2013 9:49:55 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: Mozilla

Was she delivering her words of wisdom in a bath house or out here in the real world?


7 posted on 08/01/2013 9:49:55 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: Mozilla; SunkenCiv

It was easier to get insurance before Obamacare, because then i had a job. Now no one can afford to hire me full-time.


8 posted on 08/01/2013 9:50:59 AM PDT by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“I’ll go one better than Bette — It’s easier to kill anyone ANYWHERE in the world than get health insurance.

I think I can top that one - It’s easier to get an abortion and kill your baby than to get health insurance.!


9 posted on 08/01/2013 9:50:59 AM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Mozilla

uhh.....it’s easier to take a life than to do a whole lot of things.

Kind of why society went down that whole religion path...


10 posted on 08/01/2013 9:51:08 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Mozilla

Is she talking about abortion or just other kinds of taking of life?


11 posted on 08/01/2013 9:51:19 AM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic
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To: Resolute Conservative

What’s her point? Killing someone has never required an application form. Since many of the murderers are functionally illiterate, I am sure that applying for anything is a more challenging process.

It is probably more difficult to get an 0bama phone. It does require you to at least stand in line and lie to someone.


12 posted on 08/01/2013 9:51:22 AM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: Mozilla

More likely to be judged by a death panel and euthanized than be murdered in The USA once obamacare kicks in.


13 posted on 08/01/2013 9:51:23 AM PDT by bobo1 (the KDE plasma desktop is awesome!)
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To: Mozilla

She should use her millions to buy people healthcare.

Pray for America to Wake Up


14 posted on 08/01/2013 9:51:35 AM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: NEMDF

The government will make it easier to kill people because they won’t be able to afford the costs of taking care of those people. The plan was never to bring costs down.


15 posted on 08/01/2013 9:51:53 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla
In this case, the mob of teens in Little Italy were African-American, though there is no indication that race was a motive in this most recent assault.

Yes, abortion is our national shame.

16 posted on 08/01/2013 9:52:06 AM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: Mozilla

And its easier to take a life than it is to listen to Wind Beneath My Wings all the way through.


17 posted on 08/01/2013 9:52:36 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Mozilla

“Do you find it odd that in America today, it’s easier to take a life than to get health insurance?”

Huh, do you find it odd that a washed up has-been B level actress with NO real skill or ability feels compelled to comment on politics in America?

But you are correct, 3,700 unborn babies die every day in America and YOU celebrate this as a choice and not murder...hum...hypocrisy much!


18 posted on 08/01/2013 9:53:15 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Mozilla

Bette Midler: ‘In America It’s Easier to Take a Life Than to Get Health Insurance’


What a maroon. Of course it is “technically” easier. No paperwork, for starters.


19 posted on 08/01/2013 9:54:32 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Mozilla
Betty, health insurance is easy to get. All you have to do is pay for it.

I take it that't the part you object to?

20 posted on 08/01/2013 9:57:27 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: Paul46360
"I think in Iraq it is easier to take a life then get insurance. Here it is easier to get an Obamaphone."

Pretty damn easy to get an abortion, too. Or even "the morning after" pill even if you are, say, 14 years old (with no parental 'interference' required regardless of age).

Bette is an ignorant, stupid air head who cannot use mathematics to prove her point.

21 posted on 08/01/2013 9:58:28 AM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He has a great plan!)
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To: Mozilla

Somewhere, a gay bathhouse is missing their singer.


22 posted on 08/01/2013 10:00:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Patriot Babe
"I think I can top that one - It’s easier to get an abortion and kill your baby than to get health insurance.!"

My thoughts entirely.

(Should have read your post before posting. Oh, well, GMTA!)

23 posted on 08/01/2013 10:00:43 AM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He has a great plan!)
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To: Mozilla

She’s a fag hag.


24 posted on 08/01/2013 10:03:03 AM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: Mozilla

I would like to ask Bette “In what country is your statement NOT true?”


25 posted on 08/01/2013 10:03:30 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: Mozilla

She’s actually right, but not for the reason she thinks.


26 posted on 08/01/2013 10:03:36 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Mozilla
Bette Midler: 'In America It’s Easier to Take a Life Than to Get Health Insurance'

Bette, in America it's easier to take a life than to get an adoption.

5.56mm

27 posted on 08/01/2013 10:03:38 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Mozilla

Its easier everywhere to take a life than to get health insurance. I can use my fists, a knife, brick, a bag of coins, a hammer, shovel, Kaiser blade or any implement and use it as a weapon to kill someone. I just don’t do it because I am not pathological and wish to kill. My personal choice to kill someone is botulinum toxin. That way they die slowly and paralyzed and most physicians won’t recognize it until its too late...besides I’ll use a strain not indigenous to the US and where the antitoxin is ineffective.


28 posted on 08/01/2013 10:04:49 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: austinaero

Bette the Brainiac


29 posted on 08/01/2013 10:05:12 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: Mozilla

I guarantee GZ paid more in legal fees than anyone pays for a health insurance policy.


30 posted on 08/01/2013 10:06:31 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Mozilla
It seems that way doesn't it. Look at Chicago,Detroit,California and all the liberal cities where the blacks love Obama..I remember when a black bastard shot a little baby in the face because the baby's mother didn't have any money to give him.

I know what she is trying to do here,she has enough money to buy her own doctor, but she wants us to go on Obama crap insurance..Forget it..

31 posted on 08/01/2013 10:06:31 AM PDT by PLD
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>>>Bette Midler: ‘In America It’s Easier to Take a Life Than to Get Health Insurance’<<<<

Interesting theory. To test this properly we need someone to simultaneously kill Bette Midler while applying for health insurance. I’m truly curious as to which will be more difficult.


32 posted on 08/01/2013 10:09:24 AM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: Mozilla
'In America It’s Easier to Take a Life Than to Get Health Insurance'

I think Bette means for that to be translated (perhaps subconsciously) as

"Trayvon supports Obamacare!"
Have to admire her creative thinking here. She taking product sponsorship to a whole new level.
33 posted on 08/01/2013 10:11:52 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Liberals' first line of defense is emotion...the fall back position is specious reasoning.)
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To: Mozilla
On Twitter Wednesday, she actually wrote, "Do you find it odd that in America today, it’s easier to take a life than to get health insurance?"

So today we learned two things about the 67-year-old Bette Midler:

She is having trouble getting health insurance.
She has taken someone's life.

34 posted on 08/01/2013 10:14:38 AM PDT by Alex Murphy ("Thus, my opponent's argument falls.")
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To: Mozilla

Not sure Obama care wants you to take your own life, but if you get sick they will let it run out on you.


35 posted on 08/01/2013 10:17:50 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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Well Bette, as you are an overpaid, socialist do gooder, how’s about you and all your “friends” that think you know so much and want to dictate how “other” people should live pony up the cash to insure a bunch of these poor uninsured folks? Oh wait I bet your one of those special “people” that feels they are donating by speaking out, cause your celebrity staus is so “valuable”.


36 posted on 08/01/2013 10:18:47 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Mozilla

The homicide detectives should investigate her.


37 posted on 08/01/2013 10:18:50 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Mozilla

Count in how easy it is to get an abortion ... 1.7 million last year.


38 posted on 08/01/2013 10:23:46 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Truth is a Weapon
It is probably more difficult to get an 0bama phone. It does require you to at least stand in line and lie to someone.

You don't even have to lie.

Did you read this story about a guy who got multiple phones just by going to the places where they hand them out?

39 posted on 08/01/2013 10:26:00 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Alex Murphy
So today we learned two things about the 67-year-old Bette Midler: She is having trouble getting health insurance. She has taken someone's life.

She's killed me at least a dozen times. (each time the woman in my life insisted she wanted to watch Beaches again.)


40 posted on 08/01/2013 10:26:24 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Mozilla

How does she feel about abortion? That’s taking a life. And it’s easier than pulling a trigger.


41 posted on 08/01/2013 10:37:12 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
She's killed me at least a dozen times. (each time the woman in my life insisted she wanted to watch Beaches again.)

Every time your wife insists on watching Beaches, tell her you want to make it a double-feature with Hocus Pocus. While watching Beaches, point out the miracles that Hollywood make-up people have done on Midler. And while watching Hocus Pocus, comment how natural she looks.


42 posted on 08/01/2013 10:38:07 AM PDT by Alex Murphy ("Thus, my opponent's argument falls.")
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To: Mozilla

Considering the mission of obamacare’s IPAB’s, her words may very well be prophetic. Except that the lives will be taken by the government...her favorite government.


43 posted on 08/01/2013 10:48:40 AM PDT by DPMD
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Yeah it is easier to take a life than get health insurance.... Look no further than the abortion mills that dimwits like midler and her ilk support.


44 posted on 08/01/2013 10:53:40 AM PDT by 2CAVTrooper (Impeach 0bama)
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To: Mozilla

45 posted on 08/01/2013 11:13:29 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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well of course you tw#t, you want unfettered access to abortion so sure, killing is easy.


46 posted on 08/01/2013 1:18:05 PM PDT by Finatic (I ran out of change and have given up on hope. FUBO, I am so sick of your sorry a$$ you effin punk)
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Bette Midler: ‘In America It’s Easier to Take a Life Than to Get Health Insurance’

Ms. Midler, It is easier to take a life anywhere in the world then it is to get health insurance. At least in America more people have access to healthcare then anywhere else. There are many country’s where people have no access to health care and are murder daily. If you have nothing intelligent to say may you should not say anything.........


47 posted on 08/01/2013 1:25:48 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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She thinks she’s making a point. How cute.


48 posted on 08/01/2013 1:59:57 PM PDT by Cymbaline ("Allahu Akbar": Arabic for "Nothing To See Here" - Mark Steyn)
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To: Mozilla

She is sooooo full of poop. I can go online right now and get a Blue Cross/Shield plan immediately for a few bucks.


49 posted on 08/01/2013 3:16:37 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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