LIEPMAN: Yeah, I you know, I think right now we’re dealing with an unprecedented level of violence. And it’s partially because, you know, al Qaida was a selectively violent organization, and the Islamic State seems to be a randomly violent organization. It just encourages wherever and whenever.
So this is really worrying for them. Companies any way they want to. So what could those be, and have we seen them up to this point?. For in times of dire economic depression some might question the actual malady they are “suffering” from, seeking out alternate measures to treat the trauma they’ve been mindlessly medicating, as long it didn’t make them choose between the deluxe cable package or the other little blue pill (that was for all you Matrix nerds). Worst of all (cut to aforesaid corporate fat cat’s sweat drenched visage, crocodile tears dried, eyes red and frantic, his douchebag designer sunglasses long ago having slid down the slippery bridge of his rhinoplastied, cocaine caked nose and shattering into a Million Little Pieces) some might even choose to exercise, change their diets or question the source of that mental pain they have been numbing for months or years rather than directly line the pockets of an industry that, more often than not, encourages dependency rather than a cure. Can’t let that happen!.
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Mary has a friend who had a problem with her PBM as well. They began to talk. And their friends began to talk. During one of his first jobs in Kansas City, Walter’s program manager urged him to go on the air reporting a massive blaze and we just heard how much he loved fires a massive blaze at city hall that had already claimed lives. When Walter reached for the telephone, his boss asked, “What are you doing; get on the air!” Walter replied that he was calling the fire department to confirm the story. “You don’t need to confirm it,” the manager shouted, “my wife is watching the whole thing!”Needless to say, Walter made the call, and even as the program manager took to the air himself to broadcast the unfolding tragedy, Walter discovered that it had been nothing more than a small fire that hadn’t resulted in any injuries.