Author Archives: Dr. Eowyn

New Congressional bill HR 708 allows health insurers to charge older Americans 5x more

Did you know that at present, Obamacare makes it legal for insurers to charge older Americans a health insurance premium that’s three times more than what younger Americans pay?

That, of course, is tantamount to an age health tax.

To make matters worse, a new bill in Congress means to actually INCREASE it to as much as 5 times or more. 

The bill is H.R. 708: State Age Rating Flexibility Act of 2017, the purpose of which is to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to increase the permissible age variation based on age for health insurance premiums for coverage offered in the individual or small group market from a factor of three to a factor of five, or to a factor determined by the state.

To top it off, this age-discriminatory bill was introduced by a Republican! — Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Indiana). At present, there are no co-sponsors. On January 27, 2017, H.R. 708 was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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Casey Dowd reports for Fox News, Feb. 16, 2017, that AARP Senior Vice President Joyce Rogers lashed out against H.R. 708 in a letter to the Chairman and Ranking member of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee. AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond told FOX Business:

“This legislation has a simple explanation — it would be an age tax — charging older Americans not yet eligible for Medicare a penalty of five times what others must pay for health insurance. The term ‘age rating’ is Washington-speak for overcharging older Americans by thousands of dollars for their health care.”

According to a new study from AARP’s Public Policy Institute conducted by the independent actuarial firm Milliman, if H.R. 708 is passed, on average, adults age 60 and older would see their insurance bills go up by $3,200 — making their average annual premium a whopping $17,900.

LeaMond said:

“Seniors already spend one out of every six dollars on healthcare—they can’t afford to spend more.

A typical senior without insurance in the individual market has a median income of only $20,000.  Asking moderate and middle income older Americans to pay over $3,000 more out of pocket for insurance will put a major squeeze on other necessities.  And, this group is already dealing with added expenses from the high prices of prescription drugs.

Add to that the fact that many parents pay for their children’s insurance until they turn twenty-six, a bill many are happy to foot, but that certainly adds to their financial burden.”

LeaMond said this week, AARP launched a new campaign to stop the age tax that includes advertising and recess visits by AARP staff and volunteers to members of Congress in the states:

“Our latest efforts follow letters we have sent that lay out the negative impact of the age tax. The ads also come as an addition to AARP’s Medicare campaign, which takes on ‘premium support,’ a proposal that would harm Medicare beneficiaries by turning the successful program into a private voucher program.

We are encouraging our members to call their representatives in Congress at 844-617-2688 and urge them to oppose H.R. 708, the bill that would allow insurance companies to charge 50- to 64-year-olds thousands of dollars more for their health care. Remind Congress they should be standing up for their constituents, not insurance companies. You can also send a message to your Representative by going to the following website Opens a New Window. .

Contact info. for Rep. Larry Buschon:

1005 Longworth House Office Building
(202) 225-4636

~Eowyn

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Killing Frenzy: International drive to replace $600M gap from Trump’s funding ban for overseas abortion

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On January 23, 2017, his first full day of work as President of the United States of America, Donald John Trump fulfilled a campaign promise he had made by signing an executive order reinstating the lapsed “Mexico City Policy” that bans U.S. government funding of overseas groups that perform or lobby to legalize abortion, such as the International Planned Parenthood Federation.

See “Trump fulfills 3 promises in first day of work as POTUS, including defund International Planned Parenthood

President Trump’s banning of U.S. funding of overseas abortion means a savings of as much as $600 million over the course of 4 years.

Hellbent on the murder of innocent unborn human beings, the Netherlands started a global drive to raise millions of dollars to replace the now missing U.S. abortion funds.  

Gwladys Fouche reports for Reuters, Feb. 21, 2017, that in January, the Netherlands started a global fund to help women across the world access abortion services, saying Trump’s “global gag rule” meant a funding gap of $600 million over the next four years.

Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, Finland, Canada, Cape Verde and Norway have all joined the abortion fund drive.

The Netherlands has pledged $10 million. So has Norway.

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Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg declared in a statement:

“The government is increasing its support for family planning and safe abortion by 85 million Norwegian crowns ($10 million) compared with 2016. At a time when this agenda has come under pressure, a joint effort is particularly important.”

Note that Norway’s former prime minister is none other than Jens Stoltenberg, the present secretary general of NATO who is a Bilderberg élite and heavily invested in the vaccine industry. He was once photographed at some conference wearing a 666 T-shirt. (See “Another Candidate for the Beast” and “NATO globalists sing ‘We are the World’“)

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Jens Stoltenberg, NATO secretary general & former Norway prime minister

See also “Swedish government official calls for assassinating President Trump”.

~Eowyn

The ‘Religion of Trash’ Caption Contest

This is the 144th world-famous FOTM Caption Contest!

Here’s the pic:

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You know the drill:

  • Enter the contest by submitting your caption as a comment on this thread (scroll down until you see the “LEAVE A REPLY” box), not via email or on Facebook.
  • The winner of the Caption Contest will get a gorgeous Award Certificate of Excellence and a year’s free subscription to FOTM:D
  • FOTM writers will vote for the winner.
  • Any captions proffered by FOTM writers, no matter how brilliant (ha ha), will not be considered. :(

This contest will be closed in a week, at the end of next Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

To get the contest going, here’s my caption:

Every Monday morning, Ayesha plays a game of hide-and-seek with Dearborn’s trash collectors.

For the winner of our last Caption Contest, go here.

~Eowyn

We have a winner!

. . . for FOTM’s 143rd Caption Contest!

So many funny captions!

FOTM‘s writers duly voted, each for what he/she considered to be the best (#1) and second-best (#2) captions. Each #1 vote is worth 4 points; each #2 vote is worth 2 points.

And the winner of FOTM’s 143rd Caption Contest, with two #1 votes and one #2 vote, totaling 10 points, is . . .

Snoopy danceLou Minati!

Here’s the winning caption:

At the 50 Shades of Grey party, Katie Couric demonstrates how easy it is to walk while wearing a butt plug.

At the 50 Shades of Grey party, Katie Couric demonstrates how easy it is to walk while wearing a butt plug.

Dave and DeeFruth are in 2nd place, each with 6 points. Here is Dave’s caption, which received one #1 vote and one #2 vote, totaling 6 points:

Now that Megyn’s gone maybe I’ll have a shot at FOX

Here is DeeFruth’s caption, which received three #2 votes, totaling 6 points:

Does this pose make me look stupid?

Two of chemtrailssuck‘s captions and YouKnowWho are in 3rd place, each with one #1 vote and 4 points. Here are the respective captions:

“I shake my BIG TUSH on the cat walk”

WARNING: Cougar in heat!

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japoa is in 4th place, with one #2 vote and 2 points. Here’s his caption:

I may not have Betty Davis eyes, but I’m getting close to having Hillary Clinton size thighs.

Well done, everyone!

Congratulations, Lou Minati!

Here’s your fancy-schmancy Award Certificate of Great Excellence, all ready for framing! LOL

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For all the other caption submissions, go here.

Be here tomorrow for our next very exciting Caption Contest!

~Éowyn

Michelle Obama’s swinging nuts on the Ellen DeGeneres Show

White pants are unforgiving.

Not only do they show every stain, white pants also reveal bulges.

Mooch made the mistake of wearing white pants when she went dancing on the Ellen DeGeneres show, which was aired on CBS on March 16, 2015.

I had posted on Mooch’s penis-shaped bulges in “Is this Michelle Obama’s weenie?,” including these screenshots.

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Now, thanks to a post on a reader’s blog, saboteur365, we have visual evidence of not just Mooch’s penis but “her” swinging nuts as well.

Below is a video of the Ellen DeGeneres Show, which I’d set to begin at the 2:27 mark when Mooch stands up and we can see the crotch of “her” white pants. Please note that this is an official video from The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which means the GIFs that I made from the video have not been “photoshopped” or tampered.

Here are two screenshots I took before the dancing begins, of a small bulge on the right side (our left) of Mooch’s crotch.

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Beginning at the 5:09 mark, you can see Mooch’s nuts swinging. Here’s a GIF I made of those seconds:

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Here’s a GIF of Mooch’s swinging nuts in slow motion:

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See also:

~Eowyn

More ‘Drain the Swamp’ of the State Department

One of Donald John Trump’s campaign promises was “Drain the Swamp”.

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The State Department is notorious for being a bastion of liberal bureaucrats even in Republican administrations. It is also a corrupt bureaucracy.

Recall that in the 3+ years (2009-2013) when Hillary Clinton headed the department as U.S. Secretary of State, she used the State Department as a personal “pay-for-play” fiefdom, while she took foreign policy orders from George Soros. See:

Recall also how uncooperative the State Department was in the FBI’s investigation of Hillary’s illicit private email server. See:

Then there is the State Department’s “7th Floor Group” that an FBI document identified as America’s “shadow government”. (See “FBI confirms U.S. has a shadow government“)

So if any federal bureaucracy’s swamp needed draining, the State Department is top of the list.

Even before Rex Tillerson was confirmed as Secretary of State, the draining of the State Department swamp already had begun with the resignation of four senior staffers. One of them is none other than a member of the 7th Floor GroupPatrick F. Kennedy (no relation to the Kennedy clan), long-time Undersecretary for Management who had been with the State Department since 1973.

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Happily, the draining of the swamp is continuing under new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

CBS News reports that on February 16, 2017, while Rex Tillerson was on his first overseas trip as Secretary of State, much of the 7th Floor staff, who work for the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources and the Counselor offices, were told their services were no longer needed. These staffers are often the conduit between the secretary’s office to the country bureaus, where the regional expertise is centered.

Daniel Halper of the New York Post observed the obvious — that the firing of the 7th Floor Group is “a symbolically important sign to the rest of the diplomatic corps that their new boss has different priorities than the last one.”

amb-kristie-kenneyOne of those who were laid off is Ambassador Kristie Kenney, the Counselor of the State Department and a career foreign service officer who had served as an ambassador under Presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton. Kenney was one of the last remaining senior officials. Her staff was told that Secretary Tillerson does not intend to fill the counselor’s position anytime soon.

The Trump administration has sent clear signals that many key foreign policy portfolios will be controlled directly by the White House, rather than through the professional diplomats. As an example, not a single State Department official was included in the White House meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week. Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner – who has  no regional expertise or diplomatic experience –  had a greater role in the meeting than the Secretary of State Tillerson.

tom-countrymanTom Countryman, Former Assistant Secetary for Non-Proliferation who was let go earlier this month, griped: “It is irresponsible to let qualified, nonpartisan, experienced people go before you have any idea of their replacement. You can’t do foreign policy by sitting in the White House, just out of your back pocket.” Countryman worries that the White House intends to not rely on the State Department for foreign policy and that no one will be left in the department to challenge the edicts drawn up in the Oval Office.

State Department spokesman R.C. Hammond, a new hire at the State Department who previously worked for Newt Gingrich, did not respond to the specific question of what motivated the layoffs but provided the following statement: “As part of the transition from one administration to the next we continue to build out our team. The State Department is supported by a very talented group of individuals, both Republicans and Democrats. We are appreciative to any American who dedicates their talents to public service.‎”

~Eowyn

FAKE NEWS: ‘The Underground Report’ on Obama running pedophile ring from White House

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A post today by trollsmasher5388 on The Underground Report blog made a bombshell of a claim — that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that Obama had run a pedophile ring out of the White House. The post begins with this paragraph:

Julian Assange unveiled another bombshell Sunday evening, alleging that wikileaks now has hard proof that former President, Barack Hussein Obama, operated and participated in a pedophile ring based in the white house.

But trollsmasher5388 does not say on what medium or on what date Assange “unveiled” that bombshell “Sunday evening”. Since an image of Sean Hannity and Julian Assange on Fox News is above the paragraph that begins “Julian Assange unveiled . . . ,” the reader is left with the impression that Assange had “unveiled” that bombshell  on the Hannity Show last night (“Sunday evening”), except trollsmasher5388 doesn’t actually say that.

Trollsmasher5388 then proceeds to assert that:

A leaked email released today read,

“A young boy the age of 5. He will make the perfect catamite for the president. He will arrive from Romania on Tuesday. I’m sure the president will be pleased.”

But trollsmasher5388 does not say where that email was “leaked,” nor does he identify his source, nor does he provide readers with a link to the email. In fact, in trollsmasher5388’s entire post, there is not even one source link, embedded or otherwise. All of which means the reader cannot verify any of the sensational claims made by trollsmasher5388, which is irresponsible journalism at best, and just plain “fake news” at worst.

The Underground Report‘s readers swallowed trollsmasher5388’s fake news hook, line and sinker. The post has 8K+ links on Facebook, and readers posted 105 comments and counting. Curiously, The Underground Report has chosen not to publish a comment I had written 6 hours ago this morning, politely asking what trollsmaser5388’s source(s) are and where the video of Assange’s interview with Hannity is.

I also failed to find trollsmasher5388’s claims on the following sites, which you can verify for yourself:

  • WikiLeaks’ Twitter feed @wikileaks: No mention of Julian Assange saying that Obama ran a pedophile network
  • Sean Hannity’s TV show, Hannity, on Fox News: The most recent interview Hannity conducted was not yesterday, Feb. 19, but Friday, Feb. 17, with Jay Sekulowe on Trump administration’s leaks.
  • Sean Hannity’s radio talk show, The Sean Hannity Show: Nothing on Julian Assange
  • Sean Hannity’s Twitter feed @seanhannity: Nothing, nada, zilch.
  • YouTube: The most recent video of a Julian Assange interview on Hannity is the one more than a month ago on January 3, 2017.

Conclusion: trollsmasher5388’s post on The Underground Post blog is rank fake news.

It’s fake stuff like this that provides ammunition to the MSM and the Left to discredit the Alternative Media.

Shame on The Underground Post!

And shame on the indiscriminate readers of The Underground Post who swallowed and further propagate its lies via Facebook links and email, which is how I found out about it, from an email. The sender of the email knows who she is.

The following Pizzagate-related posts on Fellowship of the Minds are sourced and verified:

UPDATE (Feb. 21, 2017):

Adding to the suspicious nature of this fake news is that according to Thought Crime Radio, the website The Underground Report was created only a day before, as evidenced by WHOIS records.

~Eowyn