Obama promises more than 600,000 stimulus jobs

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President Barack Obama promised Monday to deliver more than 600,000 jobs through his $787 billion stimulus plan this summer, with federal agencies pumping billions into public works projects, schools and summer youth programs. Full Story
nac

Patchogue, NY

#118420 Jan 24, 2013
yes wrote:
<quoted text>
So who was best for the job?
Someone that respects the Constitution. Someone that would not approve of running guns into Mexico to blame the 2nd Amendment. Someone that would oppose funding Al Qaeda in Libya while telling US citizens that we should give up Constitutional rights because of the threat of Al Qaeda. Someone that would implement sound economic policy, i.e. not increasing government spending while borrowing 40 cents of every dollar spent, someone that doesn't believe that the right to bear arms is dangerous.

You know... someone sane. But anyone that falls into any of those categories will be demonized by your "media" and immediately dismissed.

Enjoy the financial collapse and subsequent tyranny that you have been cheer leading.

Stop. Think. Wake up...
discordia

Denver, CO

#118423 Jan 24, 2013
Guinness Drinker wrote:
a politician making promises ? no such thing
was Obumbles referring to the 200,000 new federal employees?
He must have been.
discordia

Denver, CO

#118424 Jan 24, 2013
yes wrote:
<quoted text>
Really?
It's not the president's fault if people are too lazy to look for work.
Job Creation by the numbers under the last 6 presidencies:
Carter, 1 term; 10 million
Reagan, 2 terms; 16 million
G HW Bush, 1 term; 2 million
Clinton, 2 terms; 22.5 million
GW Bush, 2 terms; 3 million
Obama, 1 term; 5.2 million
The lying commie rat bastard Obimbo has done nothing to create any private sector jobs, quite the contrary.

Keystone Pipeline? We don't need no steenking jobs!!!
TrollBot

Houston, TX

#118425 Jan 25, 2013
yes wrote:
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(Another juvenile and inane troll snipped)
Troll. Ignore.

"Helping ignore trolls until Topix lets you killfile the scum."
joe

San Anselmo, CA

#118426 Jan 25, 2013
TrollBot wrote:
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Troll. Ignore.
"Helping ignore trolls until Topix lets you killfile the scum."
Spoken like a "true lover" of democracy and freedom of speech.

Not.
TrollBot

Houston, TX

#118427 Jan 25, 2013
joe wrote:
<quoted text>
(Another whiny troll snipped)
Troll. Ignore.

"Helping ignore trolls until Topix lets you killfile the scum."
joe

San Anselmo, CA

#118428 Jan 25, 2013
TrollBot wrote:
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Troll. Ignore.
"Helping ignore trolls until Topix lets you killfile the scum."
Stooping to re-writing posts. Desperation breeds bad behavior, like all true followers of the Fox credo, Teddy.
TrollBot

Mclean, VA

#118429 Jan 25, 2013
joe wrote:
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(Another whining troll snipped)
Troll. Ignore.

"Flagging trolls until Topix lets you killfile the scum."
joe

San Anselmo, CA

#118430 Jan 25, 2013
John Boehner: Ending Abortion Is 'One Of Our Most Fundamental Goals This Year'

Moving away from jobs and the economy, we see.
joe

San Anselmo, CA

#118431 Jan 26, 2013
Republican governors are taking advantage of an improving economy and a gradual rebound in revenues to aggressively push for cuts to personal and corporate income taxes, and propose making up the difference by raising sales taxes.

Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a tax scheme that takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy.
Correct-O-Bot

Mclean, VA

#118432 Jan 26, 2013
joe wrote:
Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a perfectly fair tax scheme that takes equally from all.
Corrected by Correct-O-Bot.

"Making America less stupid one post at a time since 2012."
joe

San Anselmo, CA

#118433 Jan 26, 2013
Correct-O-Bot wrote:
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Corrected by Correct-O-Bot.
"Making America less stupid one post at a time since 2012."
This is what you've been reduced to? Sad. All you can do is re-write a posting.

Here's the original:

Republican governors are taking advantage of an improving economy and a gradual rebound in revenues to aggressively push for cuts to personal and corporate income taxes, and propose making up the difference by raising sales taxes.

Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a tax scheme that takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy.
Correct-O-Bot

Mclean, VA

#118434 Jan 26, 2013
joe wrote:
<quoted text>
Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a perfectly fair tax scheme that takes equally from all.
Corrected by Correct-O-Bot.

"Making America less stupid one post at a time since 2012."
joe

San Anselmo, CA

#118435 Jan 27, 2013
Republican governors are taking advantage of an improving economy and a gradual rebound in revenues to aggressively push for cuts to personal and corporate income taxes, and propose making up the difference by raising sales taxes.

Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a tax scheme that takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy.
Teddy R

Mclean, VA

#118437 Jan 27, 2013
joe wrote:
The result is a tax scheme that takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy.
Are you seriously claiming that the "wealthy" spend less, and therefore pay less sales tax in a year than those with less money to spend pay?

Seriously?

That's the stupidest claim I ever heard.
joe

San Anselmo, CA

#118438 Jan 27, 2013
Teddy R wrote:
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Are you seriously claiming that the "wealthy" spend less, and therefore pay less sales tax in a year than those with less money to spend pay?
Seriously?
That's the stupidest claim I ever heard.
I'm not interested in your mis-statement of what I said. All you right-wing clowns are way too clever (you think) for your own good.

Strictly for the sake of those who can read and desire information:

Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a tax scheme that takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy.
Teddy R

Mclean, VA

#118439 Jan 27, 2013
joe wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm not interested in your mis-statement of what I said. All you right-wing clowns are way too clever (you think) for your own good.
Strictly for the sake of those who can read and desire information:
Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a tax scheme that takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy.
How exactly have I "mis-stated" your claim?

Quoting you verbatim - you're claiming that under a sales tax, "all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income," (correct - same tax rate on each dollar they SPEND), and that a sales tax "... takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy." Which I reasonably interpret as meaning you are claiming a sales tax extracts more dollars from the pocket of a poor or middle class individual than a wealthy one.

The only way this can be true if if poor and middle class individuals SPEND a larger dollar amount than wealthy individuals do - which is a patently ridiculous claim.

So please do explain how I have "mis-stated" your claim - and while you're at it, please link the authoritative objective evidence that backs up your claim.

Thanks.

joe

San Anselmo, CA

#118440 Jan 28, 2013
Teddy R wrote:
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How exactly have I "mis-stated" your claim?
Quoting you verbatim - you're claiming that under a sales tax, "all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income," (correct - same tax rate on each dollar they SPEND), and that a sales tax "... takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy." Which I reasonably interpret as meaning you are claiming a sales tax extracts more dollars from the pocket of a poor or middle class individual than a wealthy one.
The only way this can be true if if poor and middle class individuals SPEND a larger dollar amount than wealthy individuals do - which is a patently ridiculous claim.
So please do explain how I have "mis-stated" your claim - and while you're at it, please link the authoritative objective evidence that backs up your claim.
Thanks.
Here's your mis-quote. Like I said, you're a Fox wannabe minion with no ethics or class. You changed the last sentence and purported it to be a quote from me. Small, very small.
Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a perfectly fair tax scheme that takes equally from all.
Here' my quote:
Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a tax scheme that takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy.
And, btw, even dumb people know that $5,000 in annual sales taxes on a subsistence salary of 35-40K a year is not the same as 25, 50 or even 100K would be to a salary of a mil or more. Just because poorly educated tea-partiers and Fox junkies believe your drivel doesn't mean a majority of voters do. Ready for another election? Or must you wait until the party rigs all the battleground states?
Teddy R

Mclean, VA

#118441 Jan 28, 2013
joe wrote:
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... even dumb people know that $5,000 in annual sales taxes on a subsistence salary of 35-40K a year is not the same as 25, 50 or even 100K would be to a salary of a mil or more.
even dumb people should know that $5,000 in annual sales taxes is $5,000 in annual sales taxes no matter what someone's income is.

Equal.

Now - that's fair.
Teddy R

Mclean, VA

#118442 Jan 28, 2013
joe wrote:
<quoted text>
Here's your mis-quote. Like I said, you're a Fox wannabe minion with no ethics or class. You changed the last sentence and purported it to be a quote from me. Small, very small.
Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a perfectly fair tax scheme that takes equally from all.
Here' my quote:
Sales taxes do not differentiate based on people’s ability to pay. All are equal before the cash register. The Wall Street banker is treated no differently than the lowly paid schoolteacher. Therefore all are required to pay the same tax rate regardless of income. The result is a tax scheme that takes more from the middle class and the poor than the wealthy.
You beef is with the Correct-O-Bot, not me.

Grow a sense of humor. If you're going to post jokes like this, you should have one.

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