Cognitive Dissonance

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cognitivedissonance:

Welfare cowboy Cliven Bundy’s failed last stand isn’t the only thing making Nevadans blush this week. 

Gov. Brian Sandoval (R-Nev.) recently issued a proclamation designating this week “state employees week” — usually, no big deal, governors issue things like this all the time. However, the proclaimation misspelled the word “cultural” in describing the work state employees do to protect “cultural resources.” 

The result?

The proclamation extolled the hard work of state employees in conserving and preserving “clitorial resources” in Nevada. Perhaps he was just courting the vote of those who have a clitoris?

Oops. Spell-check AND copyediting are crucial, kids. If the governor needs a copy-editor, simianhighway might be available.

Source: http://www.rgj.com/story/renomemo/2014/04/17/nevada-governor-embarrassed-by-proclamation-typo/7846883/

cognitivedissonance:

Welfare cowboy Cliven Bundy’s failed last stand isn’t the only thing making Nevadans blush this week.

Gov. Brian Sandoval (R-Nev.) recently issued a proclamation designating this week “state employees week” — usually, no big deal, governors issue things like this all the time. However, the proclaimation misspelled the word “cultural” in describing the work state employees do to protect “cultural resources.”

The result?

The proclamation extolled the hard work of state employees in conserving and preserving “clitorial resources” in Nevada. Perhaps he was just courting the vote of those who have a clitoris?

Oops. Spell-check AND copyediting are crucial, kids. If the governor needs a copy-editor, simianhighway might be available.

Source: http://www.rgj.com/story/renomemo/2014/04/17/nevada-governor-embarrassed-by-proclamation-typo/7846883/

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Oct 14, 2010

“DEATH PANEL” REVERSED

This letter to the editor caught my eye today. It was published in the Kansas City Star this morning. I wanted to share it.

Death panel’ reversed

Recently, we had occasion to meet with a transplant team in a local medical center. One of the team members discretely mentioned a recent consequence of the dreaded Obamacare.

Earlier, an insurance company representing the center’s patient ordered its client’s name be removed from the transplant list. The patient had reached the maximum benefit caps.

Last week the insurance company was legally compelled to reinstate its client’s name. When the hospital notified the patient she was stunned and confused.

She sobbed, saying, “So the insurance company granted my appeal?”

“No,” came the reply. “The new health care law removed all caps on benefits.”

Apparently this restoration of hope is going on all over the country. Over the years, how many souls have wasted away while insurance company death panels played God?

Pro-life voters should consider this on Nov. 2. Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin and Fox News will never relay this information to them.

Norence A. and Gail Nelson

Waverly, Mo.

(Source: clairecmc)

Filed under not a shock well then Health care reform is needed