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ScandalMgr 1
Did that arrive with your AARP membership form?
Posted by ScandalMgr on January 12, 2013 at 12:53 PM · Report this
Reverse Polarity 2
Did the King Co GOP not get the memo that you aren't required to be a member of any party to vote in this state?
Posted by Reverse Polarity on January 12, 2013 at 1:05 PM · Report this
rob! 3
Heynow, @1, the AARP is one of the major national organizations that regularly argues against many flavors of Republican idiocy, plus for your $15 annual membership you're eligible to purchase affordable dental insurance that actually pays a significant percentage of major procedures (after the first two years).

You needn't be either retired or superannuated to partake. I haven't joined yet, but I'm considering it.
Posted by rob! on January 12, 2013 at 1:19 PM · Report this
Pope Peabrain 4
Is that the year or the number of members?
Posted by Pope Peabrain on January 12, 2013 at 1:24 PM · Report this
litlnemo 5
@3, seriously? I have been annoyed that the AARP starts at 50... Which is well within sight for me now. But affordable insurance makes me much, much happier about it.
Posted by litlnemo on January 12, 2013 at 1:30 PM · Report this
Wicked Virgin 6
I almost think it would be a good idea for all the liberal, progressive, pinko, pinheads to join the Republican party and infect it from within. The thing about Republicans is, once a tipping point has been achieved, all of them fall in line and march to the same cadence, no matter who it is. Mitt Romney is the perfect example.
Posted by Wicked Virgin on January 12, 2013 at 1:32 PM · Report this
rob! 7

Plug in your state and zip code for a quote (for 98122, Plan A: ~$56/month & Plan B: ~$37/month).


I was mistaken about one thing above—full benefits kick in after the first year.

If you have a lot of stuff you've been putting off, the best thing to do is work out a full treatment plan with your dentist and pay out-of-pocket during the first year for lower-cost things that are urgent (like fillings and extractions), then time the higher-end stuff (crowns, bridges, dentures, etc.) to take maximum advantage of the the annual benefit limit.
Posted by rob! on January 12, 2013 at 1:59 PM · Report this
MacCrocodile 8
Like any conundrum faced by the GOP, santorum stains just take a little bleach to keep your whites their whitest.
Posted by MacCrocodile on January 12, 2013 at 2:08 PM · Report this
rob! 9
Posted by rob! on January 12, 2013 at 2:25 PM · Report this
Phoebe in Wallingford 10
But just remember, people join political parties whether they're wanted or not.
Posted by Phoebe in Wallingford on January 12, 2013 at 3:08 PM · Report this
@1: ZING!
Posted by Totalpukoid on January 12, 2013 at 3:39 PM · Report this
When they say "card-carrying member", they mean it.
Posted by chris in dk on January 12, 2013 at 6:30 PM · Report this
this guy I know in Spokane 13
Whatever. This reminded me to google "Santorum" once again. (Actually I Googled it on Bing, if that's possible.) is still #1.
Posted by this guy I know in Spokane on January 12, 2013 at 7:11 PM · Report this
I notice that although it's now Martin Luther King County, the Republicans still have a crown on their membership card. Typical Republican thinking: don't acknowledge the reality of anything you don't like.
Posted by sarah70 on January 12, 2013 at 7:25 PM · Report this
delirian 15
@14: Good catch. That really is pretty sleazy.
Posted by delirian on January 13, 2013 at 4:00 AM · Report this
originalcinner 16
King County was never named after King Anyone (With A Crown). The change from William Rufus King to Martin Luther King is nice, but it's not like the crown was relevant before so it really doesn't make any difference if they still use it.
Posted by originalcinner on January 13, 2013 at 12:08 PM · Report this

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