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Old 15.03.2010, 07:24
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Cross or Swiss Flag in Background??

From the NY Times.........is that deification or a subliminal message that Switzerland will be annexed to the US?
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Old 15.03.2010, 07:26
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Re: Cross or Swiss Flag in Background??

Some people have waaaay to much time in their hands


Not you personally Fraueli
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Old 15.03.2010, 10:26
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Re: Cross or Swiss Flag in Background??

Maybe Obama is offering free first aid courses to all Americans since most can't afford health care...
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Old 15.03.2010, 10:53
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Re: Cross or Swiss Flag in Background??

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Not you personally Fraueli

LOL - no but really that is from a NY Times article. I didn't photoshop it - sadly I'm not that computer literate - I'm lucky I can click on a smilie and hit submit!

But if you know your flags or are living here......for a moment I thought it was another UBS article.

Me being able to photoshop reminds me of the time I got a speeding ticket and was laughing with the police officer because I explained to him that nobody in my family would EVER believe that I could get a speeding ticket because they are always telling me to drive faster

Anyway here's the proof with the article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/15/we...w/15baker.html

FWIW though - I do find the photo creepy.
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From the NY Times.........is that deification or a subliminal message that Switzerland will be annexed to the US?

As the article appears to be about Healthcare, I imagine it is more a "subliminal message" regarding Blue Cross (-Blue Shield).
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Re: Cross or Swiss Flag in Background??

good job. i'm sure that's it. i actually miss my health care in the us. isn't that crazy?

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Old 15.03.2010, 13:55
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good job. i'm sure that's it. i actually miss my health care in the us. isn't that crazy?

I miss the healthcare I had when I HAD healthcare... the last couple of years before moving here, being un- (or barely) employed and completely lacking was the pits.

There is certainly a lot of work to be done there. Corporations trying to hire as many "part-time" employees so that they don't have to give benefits such as health care, while offering them the opportunity to work as many hours as possible... Been there, done that (both as a hiring manager and as an employee in that position).

Anyhow, that's a conversation for another time.
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Re: Cross or Swiss Flag in Background??

A magnified sniper's cross hairs?
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good job. i'm sure that's it. i actually miss my health care in the us. isn't that crazy?
Is actually one of the things I miss the most from Canada.. our "free" health care system and the benefits package I had from my old job. Living and working in Germany the last few years, having to pay over 300sfr. (230euros) a month for private insurance... ontop of that paying every single doctors/denists bill out of my own pocket first and fighting with my insurance company to get some of that money back. Certainly not worth it Has made me cry on many occassions in frustration! I really hope it's better in Switzerland!!!
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Maybe Obama is offering free first aid courses to all Americans since most can't afford health care...
Wouldn't it be cheaper for him to just perform a miracle and heal them?
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