A loophole in healthcare reform?

May 13, 2010

INDIA

Blog Guy, I have a question about the new healthcare plan. See, I have a special girlfriend and I want to know if she’s covered. Louise is, you know, inflatable. Let’s say she got punctured. Yeah, let’s say that.

party doll crop 240Um, just flipping through the new law, I have to say I don’t believe Louise is covered.

Oh no! So there’s a loophole in the law?

I suppose if you call overlooking the needs of pervy lowlife creeps whose dates arrive in plain brown packages is a “loophole,” then yes.

But judging from this photo, I believe perhaps Louise would be covered in India, so why not send her there?

No! That’s Thelma, my FORMER special girlfriend! I can’t send Louise to the same hospital as Thelma!

Oh wait, page 1,682 of the final bill says the new plan WILL deliver a new inflatable party doll, right to your home.

That’s great news, Blog Guy!

Of course, it will be delivered by a Death Panel…

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Nursing students practice assisting a patient using a dummy during training inside a government medical college on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Siliguri, May 12, 2010. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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Dude, seriously – collage???? I expected higher standards of proof-reading from you!

Posted by BethyB | Report as abusive

That’s what I get for pasting in the original caption without reading it. It’s fixed now, Bethy.

But as for expecting higher standards, maybe you’re in the wrong blog….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

“Learn nothing about dating by joining the Oddly Enough blog network!”

That “party doll” must come from the Amy Winehouse collection.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

No Spinster, Lonnie is a GUY, just like Lamar. Indeed, they are making a rare joint appearance in an item I’ll be posting here in a few minutes. Watch this space.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Well, Bob, as to higher standards, I did only specify proof-reading! ;-) I think we’d all be disappointed if you raised your standards in other areas, unless it’s better male eye-candy and shoe shots. And ok boys, smaller white bars.

Posted by BethyB | Report as abusive

What about Loreena, Baz?

And we mustn’t forget Pamela and her five sisters eh?

;)

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

It’s not Loreena, E., you’re thinking of Bonnie Portmore, another one of my regular characters.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Bethy, if you can influence Basler to give us more male eye-candy, I would bow down to you, for a full 5 mins!
Ofcourse, that would mean, me sitting on my chair, and resting my head on the desk… some may call it taking a snooze, but hey, we both know I am bowing to you!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

ifly – Doll? I thought that WAS Winey Amehouse.

Posted by zeitgeist | Report as abusive

What’s that dot between its eyes? I thought those went on the forehead?

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

I feel for them, really I do. Having to speak to those dummies is a terrible thing indeed.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

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more of CSI than nursing :-O

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Who knew Picasso had a side line in resus dummies ?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

They seem to have got the hang of nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal airway insertion. I’m not sure I approve of their re-use policy, looking at the state of them though.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Nurse, are you talking about reusing the nurses?

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Single use nurses, now there’s an idea…

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

@zeitgeist….well I’ll be damned… it IS her! Wow, she really has perfect the glazed over look hasn’t she!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Unca…. I think we will count this as Slip#1… 2 more and Strike out!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Ew, you managed to get the words speculum and wetnurse into the same sentence. Wrong on so many levels.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Would you like me to throw you a spade or are you going to stop digging?

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

I have spades to lend out, and I’m enjoying this…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Tim, those ARE shorts? I thought they were regular trousers that had climbed up on the account of being too stretched!!

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

I need a teddy bear today unca. Or a hug. A hug would do nicely. A nice big long bear hug. Yeah.

Shame I’ve no one to give me one. My depressing day has just gotten even more depressing. :sigh:

:(

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Here’s a biggggggggggggggggggggggggggg huggggggggggggggggggg E!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive