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Can cash-strapped cities afford the 2012 election?

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“Make America Great Again”

Since: Jun 07

Bring Obama Back!

#1 Apr 25, 2012
BREAKING NEWS!!!!!!!!!

The Army Times reported that anti-war GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul was “by far,” getting the most in campaign contributions from members of the United States military. According to a review of Federal Election Commission data, Paul received nearly $250,000 in donations from service members, President Obama,$130,000 and GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney just $23,000.
But now that Paul’s campaign is all but over and presumably, Romney will be the Republican nominee, the military’s donation trend is beginning to shift: away from Paul and toward Obama.
http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/04/25/...

Our men and women of the military are proud to take their orders from their Osama-killing Commander-in-Chief.
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#2 Apr 25, 2012
Cities are running out of money and can't
perform the functions they did in the past.
States, counties, cities, towns and podunk
villages are going broke.

Hurray, the conservative agenda is starting to take hold. Starve the beast!(government)
Knock it down to a size where it can be drowned in a bathtub.

Third World here we come!
Otis B Driftwood

Sayville, NY

#3 Apr 25, 2012
I hope all sanctuary cities go belly-up. It would serve them right.
Dances with Wolves

Glen Burnie, MD

#4 Apr 25, 2012
I'm going to attempt to put this as politely as possible.

No city or jurisdiction anywhere in the USA should even try to cancel or stop its citizens from voting during an election for any reason whatsoever. How self serving for current elected officials to try to tell their constituents that an election may not be possible due to financial concerns. Financial concerns? In other words, they spent all the money and now want to keep their jobs forever?

Hopefully, someone is just blowing smoke again and elections will be held for every district on time.

Since: Jul 07

Newport News, VA

#5 Apr 25, 2012
time for the commander-in-chief to take responsibility for what happens under his watch.(or is he gonna act like the captain of that grounded italian cruise ship?) man up. your record is abysmal.

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

United States

#6 Apr 25, 2012


The political campaigns should be paying for this garbage NOT the city tax payers.



Same goes for US Citizen Killing Obama or Pedestrian Killing Joe Biden. Make these ares whipes PAY THEIR FAIR SHARE instead of forcing it on cash strapped cities/tax payers.

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

United States

#7 Apr 25, 2012
Gary wrote:
Cities are running out of money and can't
perform the functions they did in the past.
States, counties, cities, towns and podunk
villages are going broke.
Hurray, the conservative agenda is starting to take hold. Starve the beast!(government)
Knock it down to a size where it can be drowned in a bathtub.
Third World here we come!



You are clearly the Dumbest person alive next to fake marine.


The Obama regime has Added over $5 TRILLION in National Debt In less than 4 years because of azz ho-les like you wanting to continuously spend beyond its revenues.

You're like a dumb teenager who just got mommies credit card. You haven't a clue to go back to your barbie doll vanity and put on some fake make up. Let the grown ups deal with this spending problem.






“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

United States

#8 Apr 25, 2012
### BREAKING NEWS ###

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎



John Edwards' former aide testified today that even after Edwards lost the presidential nomination, he was told that hiding Edwards' mistress was still "the most important job on the campaign" because Edwards was angling to be vice president.



What Filth!


Typical Democrat.

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#9 Apr 25, 2012
feds can print money....states, cities and counties can only spend money that comes in from taxes collected, real estate and sales taxes...when property values plummet, and workers are laid off, tax revenue plunges.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#10 Apr 25, 2012
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
BREAKING NEWS!!!!!!!!!
The Army Times reported that anti-war GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul was “by far,” getting the most in campaign contributions from members of the United States military. According to a review of Federal Election Commission data, Paul received nearly $250,000 in donations from service members, President Obama,$130,000 and GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney just $23,000.
But now that Paul’s campaign is all but over and presumably, Romney will be the Republican nominee, the military’s donation trend is beginning to shift: away from Paul and toward Obama.
http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/04/25/...
Our men and women of the military are proud to take their orders from their Osama-killing Commander-in-Chief.
BREAKING: Marine Corps kicking sergeant out for criticizing Obama...
BUT: OBAMA did not kick Geitner out for Tax Evasion
But: OBAMA did not kick anyone out for selling guns to drug lords.
But: OBAMA did not kick anyone out for Solyndra
But: OBAMA did not kick anyone out for BP MESS
But: OBAMA did not kick anyone out for losing billions at GM

It’s easy to see you can do about anything around Obama except bruise his EGO.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#11 Apr 25, 2012
Otis B Driftwood wrote:
I hope all sanctuary cities go belly-up. It would serve them right.
Yep, now that Obama has blown his wad of stimulus money, they bloated bellies of the urban slums are sucking hind tete.
conservative crapola

Orefield, PA

#12 Apr 25, 2012
He was as much anti-God as anti-Obama:

"I, XXXXXXXXXX, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God."

Must've had his fingers crossed when he pledged.
Dane T

AOL

#13 Apr 25, 2012
conservative crapola wrote:
He was as much anti-God as anti-Obama:
"I, XXXXXXXXXX, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God."
Must've had his fingers crossed when he pledged.
Cheer Up. America WILL SURVIVE The Obama era and embrace dignity and honor once again!
conservative crapola

Zionhill, PA

#14 Apr 25, 2012
Dane T wrote:
<quoted text>
Cheer Up. America WILL SURVIVE The Obama era and embrace dignity and honor once again!
Too bad you'll have to wait until after Obama's second term and Hillary's Presidency. Sux to be a con.
DENG

Zhenjiang, China

#15 Apr 25, 2012
Can cash-strapped cities afford the 2012 election?

Full story: Reuters

THE PARALLELS BETWEEN GERMANY AND THE UNITED STATES ARE SO CLOSE IT'S NO SURPRISE THAT THE FINANCIAL MAFIA THAT RUNS THE USA IS LOOKING FOR A WAY TO RUN THE COUNTRY WITH MEN AND NOT LAWS.
archie

London, KY

#16 Apr 25, 2012
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
BREAKING NEWS!!!!!!!!!
The Army Times reported that anti-war GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul was “by far,” getting the most in campaign contributions from members of the United States military. According to a review of Federal Election Commission data, Paul received nearly $250,000 in donations from service members, President Obama,$130,000 and GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney just $23,000.
But now that Paul’s campaign is all but over and presumably, Romney will be the Republican nominee, the military’s donation trend is beginning to shift: away from Paul and toward Obama.
http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/04/25/...
Our men and women of the military are proud to take their orders from their Osama-killing Commander-in-Chief.
you have more shyt than a dairy farm most democrat citys dont have any money left their people threw all at the feet of obammy.
Dane t

AOL

#17 Apr 25, 2012
conservative crapola wrote:
<quoted text>
Too bad you'll have to wait until after Obama's second term and Hillary's Presidency. Sux to be a con.
I dont't think the unions can buy enough votes to keep obama in power. Too many Americans still care about their kids futures to re-elect.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#19 Apr 26, 2012
Teabaggers complain about big federal government and states rights, then when some states run into trouble they whine about the feds not doing their job.
Teabaggers bitch about the feds doing too much, then bitch they aren't doing enough.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#20 Apr 26, 2012
Wall Street Government wrote:
Teabaggers complain about big federal government and states rights, then when some states run into trouble they whine about the feds not doing their job.
Teabaggers bitch about the feds doing too much, then bitch they aren't doing enough.
The states are Bleu that are whining.

More Americans Than Projected File Jobless Claims...IT IS ALWAYS MORE THAN PROJECTED.

Employers add just 120,000 jobs; lowest since October...THIS IS BAD FOR AMERICA, worse for Obama. Hurry up November.
Dan Salazar

AOL

#21 Apr 26, 2012
Wall Street Government wrote:
Teabaggers complain about big federal government and states rights, then when some states run into trouble they whine about the feds not doing their job.
Teabaggers bitch about the feds doing too much, then bitch they aren't doing enough.
Most of the Cities which face complete financial collapse are run be Union Operatives who pretend to be Democrats at election time. The masses of non negotiated extravagant pension schemes wrought of the Cities destroyed the Cities.

If your City is run by UnionCrats the ONLY thing for sure is that tomorrow will ALWAYS be worse than Yesterday.

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