close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Cruz on wife’s Goldman Sachs health insurance

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by muscogee, Oct 25, 2013.


  1. nmk

    nmk
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2007
    6,584
    290
    Is this speculation or is there evidence?
     

    Wanna kill these ads? We can help!
  2. RussP

    RussP
    Expand Collapse
    Moderator
    1. The JBT's

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2003
    33,113
    2,412
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    Naw, I made it up...:faint:

    There are others going back to 2009. Google is a good resource.
     

  3. RussP

    RussP
    Expand Collapse
    Moderator
    1. The JBT's

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2003
    33,113
    2,412
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    Hmm, here's a Senator's wife using influence...maybe?
    WARNING: Be very civil with your responses.
     
  4. nmk

    nmk
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2007
    6,584
    290
    Relax, boss. You made an inference and I asked if there was anything to back it up. I don't have time to google every claim made on this site so sometimes I have to ask politely.

    ETA: Thank you for the link.
     
    #44 nmk, Oct 26, 2013
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2013
  5. happyguy

    happyguy
    Expand Collapse
    Man, I'm Pretty

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2003
    18,039
    4,936
    Location:
    You can't get here from there!
    St. Francis (a local hospital) is laying off 800 people.

    They are blaming it in part on Obama care. It isn't like there is a shortage of sick people.

    Regards,
    Happyguy :)
     
  6. muscogee

    muscogee
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2005
    5,860
    0
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    That's definitely a conflict of interest as well. This goes to the heart of what's wrong with out country. It's not a democracy, it's not a representative government and it's not a republic. While people are screeching about socialism, we've been sliding towards fascism.
     
  7. RussP

    RussP
    Expand Collapse
    Moderator
    1. The JBT's

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2003
    33,113
    2,412
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    Why is it a conflict of interest?
     
  8. RussP

    RussP
    Expand Collapse
    Moderator
    1. The JBT's

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2003
    33,113
    2,412
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    muscogee, you didn't answer this...
     
  9. happyguy

    happyguy
    Expand Collapse
    Man, I'm Pretty

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2003
    18,039
    4,936
    Location:
    You can't get here from there!
    Simple, because he's a Republican. :faint:

    Regards,
    Happyguy :)
     
  10. Bren

    Bren
    Expand Collapse
    NRA Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2005
    41,083
    7,509
    Location:
    Kentucky
    I don't think muscogee thought this whole thing out before he posted. His alleged conflict would apply to every congressman and government official in America. Therefore, it is silly.
     
  11. Zombie Surgeon

    Zombie Surgeon
    Expand Collapse
    MODELATOR

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2012
    1,714
    0
    Liberals do a lot of dumb things. Its in their nature.

    Sent from my free Obamaphone you creepy azz cracka' iz payin' fo'
     
  12. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc
    Expand Collapse
    MAJ (USA Ret.)

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2005
    34,969
    9
    Location:
    Republic of Texas
    I love the way Ted Cruz makes libs itch and squirm.
     
  13. series1811

    series1811
    Expand Collapse
    Enforcerator.
    CLM

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2003
    11,385
    14
    Location:
    Retired, but not expired.
    Anybody dumb enough to think that that is just speculation is definitely the Democrats' target audience.
     
  14. muscogee

    muscogee
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2005
    5,860
    0
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    Why is it a conflict of interest for Goldman Sachs, which gets government subsidies, to have it's own U.S. Senator? It should be obvious.
     
  15. muscogee

    muscogee
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2005
    5,860
    0
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    You don't see that as a problem? IMO, it's the main problem with this country.
     
  16. Zombie Surgeon

    Zombie Surgeon
    Expand Collapse
    MODELATOR

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2012
    1,714
    0
    Speaking of conflict of interest:

    NO BID CONTRACT: Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is executive at company that built Obamacare website

    Looking forward to hear you lashing at the Obamas for this sweetheart deal.
    Not going to hold my breath though.
    :whistling:

    P.S. Almost forgot: same company responsible for the Obamacare website fiasco and run by Michelle's former classmate was also put in charge of distributing $1.7 billion for hurricane Sandy relief. For a hefty commission of course.

    I'm sure it's just a coincidence, isn't it Muscogee?
     
    #56 Zombie Surgeon, Oct 27, 2013
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2013
  17. RussP

    RussP
    Expand Collapse
    Moderator
    1. The JBT's

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2003
    33,113
    2,412
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    He was just asking politely...

    My suggestion that a Google search would provide more information, rather my implied suggestion, was not received well.

    He caught me at the moment where while he didn't "have time to google every claim made on this site," I just didn't feel like going back and finding the articles I'd read about the Federal grants awarded the University Hospital after Obama took office. I was all out of "JUSTIFY YOUR CLAIM" energy. :cool:
     
  18. Lethaltxn

    Lethaltxn
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    6,300
    443
    Location:
    Texas
    Well, when you have to do it for the same people on the same topics over and over, it gets exhausting.
     
  19. muscogee

    muscogee
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2005
    5,860
    0
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    Already addressed that.
     
  20. RussP

    RussP
    Expand Collapse
    Moderator
    1. The JBT's

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2003
    33,113
    2,412
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    Are you advocating that no person who has ever worked for, or whose spouse has ever worked for or works for any company or organization that has received, benefits from, or that might benefit from any vote in the House or Senate from running for Representative or Senator? What about someone whose State or District has, does or might benefit from an executive order or veto by the President of either/any party in such a way that the benefit is then passed on to any business or organization with which they worked or held an affiliation during their life?

    Should all those people be banned from national political office?

    Is it wrong to work for funding for projects, for businesses, for groups in the State or Commonwealth you represent?

    You have yet to answer where the conflict of interest lies either with Mrs. Cruz being employed by Goldman Sachs, or with Mrs. Obama having been employed by the University of Chicago Hospital.

    How many medical facilities applied for the grants that Mrs. Obama's former employer received?