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Beau Biden returning to Delaware with father
AP Big Story ^ | 8/22/13 | By RANDALL CHASE and JOSH LEDERMAN

Posted on 08/22/2013 2:15:12 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden planned to return home with his father, Vice President Joe Biden, aboard Air Force Two following a successful medical procedure at a Houston cancer center.

(Excerpt) Read more at bigstory.ap.org ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Delaware
KEYWORDS: 1; biden; health; medical
Like all here, I do not wish this young man any physical harm. I pray he recovers bodily and I pray his family wakes up spiritually and politically.

Let me point out, however, what really struck me about his treatment thus far. Ask yourself if THIS will be what ordinary people will receive under Obamacare:

Beau Biden, 44, was hospitalized last week after becoming weak and disoriented while on a family vacation in Indiana.

Biden was initially admitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He traveled the next day to the Philadelphia hospital where he had been treated for the minor stroke in 2010 to consult with his doctor. He spent last weekend at home in Wilmington before going to Houston, where he was admitted at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Indiana, then Chicago, then to Philadelphia, then back to Delaware, then to Houston, now back to Delaware.

Any media worshippers of Obama's policies wanna point out the vast difference between the political 1% of this nation and, oh, say...middle class working folks who PAY their salaries?

1 posted on 08/22/2013 2:15:12 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

What we saw here was ‘privilege’ of the elite. Child sick? Fly him all over the country to multiple treatment centers, need a ride to Philly? Take Air Force 2 with dad. It wouldn’t phase me a bit if his 44 year old son is on Poppa’s medical insurance.

Meanwhile out here in America, the common person is relegated to dosing with high grade rat poison as a treatment.


2 posted on 08/22/2013 2:20:23 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SoFloFreeper

I bet Biden’s sperm product doesn’t submit to Obamacare. Any takers?


3 posted on 08/22/2013 2:26:04 AM PDT by 60Gunner (Fight with your head high, or grovel with your head low.)
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To: Gaffer

What we saw here was ‘privilege’ of the elite”

My thoughts exactly. I can understand Joe wanting to be with his son but these people have absolutely no sense of reality. To expect that the taxpayers would fund this trip to Houston is so wrong on so many fronts.

Complained to one of our local stations who covered it on the news and they wrote it off as my not be a caring Christian and placing more value on material things than the life of a fellow American. Made me ill.


4 posted on 08/22/2013 2:32:03 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Gaffer

There’s no need to guess about Beau Biden’s health insurance. He is the Attorney General of Delaware. As such he has state of Delaware designated health insurance.


5 posted on 08/22/2013 2:39:27 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." - Glenn Beck)
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To: SoFloFreeper
I personally hope that Beau Biden is not afflicted with any serious illness.

It is this context which makes my criticism liable to reaction for callousness and insensitivity. I want to know how it is that Air Force to is used to transport the son of the vice president of the United States home from hospital? Is it justified because the vice president accompanied him?

Are we not condoning not just cronyism but nepotism? Why are some of the most precious and expensive facilities in the United States of America used for this purpose? Does an ordinary citizen have a an equal claim?

Or is that claim limited to Portuguese water dogs?


6 posted on 08/22/2013 2:40:40 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: txrangerette

So I guess his insurance is gonna reimburse the government for Air Force 2 to/from Texas?


7 posted on 08/22/2013 2:43:23 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: nathanbedford

True Believers quickly point out that there were “other people on the plane”.

As the dog is not a pilot, one would hope so.

FWIW, hubby’s cardio surgeon pretty much implied that his 3x bypass was his ‘one and done’ shot.

Apparently he only deserves to be saved once.


8 posted on 08/22/2013 2:49:13 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep...the clowns will eat me.)
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To: nathanbedford

Actually the use of government assets for this purpose is probably a violation of the Purpose Statute. A clear violation of law...

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=purpose+statute+31+u.s.c.+%C2%A7+1301&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8


9 posted on 08/22/2013 3:04:00 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: nathanbedford

Are we not condoning not just cronyism but nepotism?

I am split on here. First of all he isn’t just the son of the Vice President. He is the AG of Delaware that he won through voters. Secondly, I would imagine that being born a Biden was helpful in getting the treatment, but keep in mind that being born a Biden also saw tragedy with his Mother and I believe sister getting killed in a car accident when he was young. I would imagine that he would rather be a regular “Smith” and have his Mother back so being a Biden is not necessarily a great thing.


10 posted on 08/22/2013 3:19:32 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Not to worry, our fearless Attorney General is on the case.


11 posted on 08/22/2013 3:20:32 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: nathanbedford

HA!!!


12 posted on 08/22/2013 3:22:53 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t believe anything is wrong, just as I don’t believe anything was wrong with Theresa Heinz Kerry or Hillary Dennis Rodman Clinton.


13 posted on 08/22/2013 3:30:40 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Beau Biden, 44, was hospitalized last week after becoming weak and disoriented while on a family vacation in Indiana.

Disorientation would seem to be a fairly normal thing for a Biden, I would think. The weakness could just indicate that he hasn't been eating properly. But I guess he had to go to 4 different hospitals to get the proper treatment. I haven't heard exactly what kind of medical procedure he had done. does anyone know?

14 posted on 08/22/2013 4:15:34 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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Biopsy on a brain mass is what I just heard on local news-talk radio.

Daddy Biden had brain surgery too, so maybe it’s genetic.


15 posted on 08/22/2013 4:23:34 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: SoFloFreeper
more like "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning..."
16 posted on 08/22/2013 4:47:12 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Gaffer

Still though the “common man” is too ill-informed to govern himself.


17 posted on 08/22/2013 4:58:28 AM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!")
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To: smokingfrog
http://www.today.com/health/beau-biden-great-shape-after-biopsy-brain-mass-6C10963184

"Beau Biden 'in great shape' after biopsy for brain mass"

Rarely does one read the phrases "in great shape" and "biopsy for brain mass" used in the same sentence.

(VP Joe Biden's brain surgeries were for aneurysms, IIRC. Surgeons would not biopsy an aneurysm. I am unaware of any "good" masses that might appear in one's brain. The question is exactly how "bad" this is. I wish Beau Biden the best possible outcome, but based on the limited information that they have released, this does not seem to be a good thing.)

The hoi polloi should not expect to be flown around at huge expense to obtain the best medical care available on Earth like our anointed leaders. Particularly under Obamacare. Without doubt the MSM will spin all this in ways favorable to VP Joe.

18 posted on 08/22/2013 5:08:25 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: smokingfrog
Daddy Biden had brain surgery too...

Sorry. Not possible.

19 posted on 08/22/2013 5:10:38 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: Sooth2222

Actually, the doctors just THOUGHT Beau had an “unusual mass” in his skull because they compared his MRI to his father’s and they were so disparate.

Turns out the “unusual mass” IS a brain. Something his father lacks.


20 posted on 08/22/2013 5:12:52 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: napscoordinator; nathanbedford
I am split on here. First of all he isn’t just the son of the Vice President. He is the AG of Delaware that he won through voters. Secondly, I would imagine that being born a Biden was helpful in getting the treatment, but keep in mind that being born a Biden also saw tragedy with his Mother and I believe sister getting killed in a car accident when he was young. I would imagine that he would rather be a regular “Smith” and have his Mother back so being a Biden is not necessarily a great thing.

Another thing to consider is the Biden genetics. While one might be tempted to envy the Biden influence and wealth, it's a package deal: you'd also get the Biden DNA with it's inherited tendency toward cerebrovascular diseases. As we've seen with Dad and son, that doesn't sound very attractive.

21 posted on 08/22/2013 5:22:21 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: smokingfrog

A while back Teddy Kennedy had a “biopsy on a brain mass” and we all know how that ended. The lack of further information inclines me to suspicion.


22 posted on 08/22/2013 5:49:43 AM PDT by libstripper (Mine's)
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To: Sooth2222
Rarely does one read the phrases "in great shape" and "biopsy for brain mass" used in the same sentence.

Sounds suspiciously like some of the early articles about Teddy Kennedy's condition.

23 posted on 08/22/2013 5:52:40 AM PDT by libstripper (Mine's)
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To: libstripper
"Sounds suspiciously like some of the early articles about Teddy Kennedy's condition."

It does, doesn't it?

24 posted on 08/22/2013 6:19:36 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I do look forward to having the veritable galaxy of choices and location options underneath ObamaCare in the very near future. Makes me sick just thinking about it.


25 posted on 08/22/2013 6:30:15 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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