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February 19, 2013


Don't have an opinion about changing dentists, but climate change is something I'm NOT looking forward to.

Haven't noticed any blooming foliage, probably because I'm not much of a gardner, but the last few years grass cutting season's started about two weeks earlier than usual. Last year I had to pull the weed whacker out in January for mid-winter maintenance.

Oh, and then we had the hurricane in August. Am very much hoping that's not also something to expect with greater frequency...

do you boycott businesses that donate portions of profits to wingnut causes? do you boycott businesses whose ceos spout nonsense and send small fortunes to fund hate groups? if yes, then switch dentists. if no, then stick with this one. it feels like the same thing to me.


I am retired military and I am lucky enough to be able to go to a military hospital. There are TV's in every waiting room and invariably they are tuned to FOX news channel. I once asked the person behind the desk if they could switch to another channel and she said: We have to leave it on the news. I asked her why not MSNBC or CNN and she said this is the only one she knew the channel for - I rolled my eyes. Lately, I noticed they have changed to CNN. Maybe they got too many complaints.

It's amazing to me how many public places leave the TV on Fox. Sandwich shops, the gym, you name it. I've complained several times and I usually get blank stares like, "Fox? What's wrong with that?" I always have to remember that most people are not political junkies who live, eat, and breathe this shit 24/7 so they don't even think about it.

If you like the3 dentist's work then don't change. The next could also be wing-nut.

My dentist is also a wing-nut but I've been going to him for 30-odd years and he's very good. He used to listen to Rush but when he realized I didn't like Rush, he changed the radio to swing/jazz music. A few years ago he began to read comics again and he likes SF movies so we talk about those things.

my dentist seems apolitical. and i get o play MY music. he liked the bach.

If you like the quality of your dental care I would stay with your current dentist. Good dental health helps you eat better, reduces cardiovascular disease, and makes your smile nicer. If you are getting good care, live long and live well and convert a lot of people to rational thinking with your smiling reasoned arguments.

My local hot dog stand owner here in Chicago thinks all the city's problems relate to the lack of patronage jobs and the Shakman decrees of 1970. But the counter help is super nice and it's on my corner so I don't really bad mouth the glory days of Richard J. Daley.

I had a pretty hardcore guy (if he's still alive he's prolly a teabaggist) for a dentist. Great guy, just loony on politics. Great dentist and he always treated all of his patients with kindness and gentleness.

Hey you could always have Orly Taitz for your dentist!

If he is that annoying to you, find a new dentist. It sounds like your teeth are in pretty good shape and you're on routine maintenance at this point. It's not like you're in the middle of a root canal...

Honestly, why would you keep going to this loon? There are LOTS and LOTS of dentists in the world. I don't give my money (willingly) to nut cases.

I'd keep going. I'd drop a whole year's MoJo back issues in the waiting room. And some UTNEs too.

The ones we dropped off at a VA clinic in Lubbock are still there, and it's been *years*.

Well-thumbed, but still there.

"Hey you could always have Orly Taitz for your dentist!"

THE HORROR. Lordie I forgot that loon is a dentist.

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