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The U.S. Supreme Court will consider Friday whether to take up a lawsuit challenging President-elect Barack Obama 's U.S. citizenship, a continuation of a New Jersey case embraced by some opponents of Obama's ...

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wojar

Newington, CT

#195846 Jul 15, 2014
What a beautiful day for lunch in Manchester, VT. Very pleasant conversation with nice people from north of the border.
LRS

Shreveport, LA

#195847 Jul 15, 2014
wojar wrote:
What a beautiful day for lunch in Manchester, VT. Very pleasant conversation with nice people from north of the border.
Has Canada issued a formal apology, yet?
Learn to Read

United States

#195848 Jul 15, 2014
LRS wrote:
<quoted text>Has Canada issued a formal apology, yet?
Apology? While I'm not a huge fan of Señor Ted, I'm not sure that an apology is in order.
jacques from ottawa

Tewksbury, MA

#195849 Jul 15, 2014
we do owe you guys an apology. we did send you ted cruz after all .

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#195850 Jul 15, 2014
Hummmm, another computer crash. This one at the FEC. But the woman under investigation is connected to Louis Leaner and ......; OBAMA!!!!

Rep Jim Jordan wants information on computer crash of federal lawyer who campaigned for Obama at work

Sabrina Eaton, Plain Dealer Washington Reporter By Sabrina Eaton, Plain Dealer Washington Reporter

Rep. Jim Jordan, a Republican congressman from Champaign County, is asking the Federal Election Commission to provide records on an attorney who resigned from the agency for violating the Hatch Act by making partisan on-the-job Twitter comments such as: "Dear every single Republican ever, When will U learn that Barack Hussein Obama is simply smarter than U? Stand down. Signed,#Obama2012"Harry Hamburg l Associated Press

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Theorizing that the Federal Election Commission may have destroyed evidence that could be used against a former FEC attorney who admitted campaigning for President Obama's re-election while on the job, Rep. Jim Jordan wants the agency to provide his investigative subcommittee with information on how it happened to recycle a hard drive that belonged to the lawyer, April Sands.

"The FEC's failure to retain Ms. Sands' hard drive prevented the FEC (Office of Inspector General) from fully pursuing appropriate criminal sanctions for Ms. Sands' admitted violations of federal law," said a letter Jordan wrote on Monday with House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa.

"Like the IRS' destruction of Lois Lerner's hard drive, the FEC's recycling of Ms. Sands' hard drive may have also destroyed material responsive to Freedom of Information Act and congressional oversight requests," it continued before demanding documents and a congressional briefing from FEC by July 28.

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#195851 Jul 15, 2014
A FEC spokesperson declined comment on the letter from Jordan and Issa.

Sands did not respond to a request for comment made through the @ReignofApril Twitter account that Jordan and Issa say Sands used to solicit campaign contributions for Obama and other Democrats, and also to post on-the-job commentary like "I just don't understand how anyone but straight white men can vote Republican."

Although Sands made her Twitter postings "protected" immediately after The Plain Dealer sent her a message seeking comment on Issa and Jordan's claims, a cached version of her feed is available here.

In April, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced that an unnamed Federal Election Commission attorney had agreed to resign for violating the Hatch Act, which bars federal workers from engaging in political activity while on duty or in the federal workplace. Jordan and Issa's letter says that lawyer was Sands, an attorney in the FEC enforcement division who once worked for former IRS official Lois Lerner.

They said it was unclear whether Sands and Lerner, whom Republicans accuse of unfairly scrutinizing IRS tax exemption requests from conservative groups, were in touch after Lerner left the FEC for her IRS job, "however, the Committee is aware that Ms. Lerner maintained communication with some former FEC colleagues."

"Documents obtained by the Committee during its oversight have raised concerns about the frequency and fervor of Ms. Sands' partisan political activities during her time as an FEC enforcement attorney," their letter says. "The bias exhibited in these messages is striking, especially for an attorney charged with the responsibility to enforce federal election laws fairly and dispassionately."

The pair said Sands' bias was so strong, that she even called all Republicans her enemy in a Tweet that said "If you're still calling yourself a Republican after the #WarOnWomen, their stated RNC platform, & Birtherism, you are my enemy. Done."

They said that the recycling of Sands' hard drive kept the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia from criminally prosecuting Sands because it couldn't prove her solicitations and political activity were done from an FEC computer.

"Although we recognize and appreciate the right of every citizen to participate in the political process, the Hatch Act limits certain political activities conducted by employees of the Executive Branch," their letter says.

"In particular, the Act prohibits Executive Branch employees from engaging in partisan political activity while on official duty at a federal workplace. Certain employees, including FEC employees, are further restricted by the Hatch Act from engaging in partisan political campaigns or management. Additionally, federal law makes it a crime for a federal employee to 'solicit or receive a donation of money or other thing of value in connection with a Federal, State, or local election, while in any room or building occupied in the discharge of official duties ..."

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#195852 Jul 15, 2014
Atticus Tiberius Finch wrote:
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First the math. The percentage difference between 63.9% and 66.5% is 4% not 2.6%. In other words, 66.5 is 4% greater than 63.9
When Reagan was in office in 1981, the youngest baby boomer (born 1946) was 15 years old. When Reagan left the office in 1989, the yougest baby boomer was 23 years old.
In 1981, the labor force was 108 million. By 1989 the labor force was 123 million. An increase of 13.8% in the labor force in eight years.
In Bush's first year in 2001 the labor force was 143 million and in 2009 the labor force was 154 million. An increase of 7.6% in the labor force in eight years.
http://www.nidataplus.com/lfeus1.htm#annl
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>
Yep, and the size of our labor force today is 155.694M and in Jan. 2009 it was ....154.201M. So while the size of our labor force has gone up, the number of people who are participating has DROPPED. And the reason why it has dropped is that after looking for work year after year and not finding any, many people have just given up!!!
http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/surveymost
Well, it has been over a half a day and Mr. Finch has decide to retreat back into his jungle. He is like a big mad ape that goes into a camp, trashes it and then goes back into his jungle until he throws another temper tantrum.

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#195853 Jul 15, 2014
jacques from ottawa wrote:
we do owe you guys an apology. we did send you ted cruz after all .
You did not send him, he left.
Jacques of Middlebury VT

Tewksbury, MA

#195854 Jul 15, 2014
wojar wrote:
What a beautiful day for lunch in Manchester, VT. Very pleasant conversation with nice people from north of the border.
What a coincidence, all of 60 miles from where we now are in Middlebury Vt. Hope you had a good time with those people from north of the border. Weird, aren't they?
Jacques of Middlebury VT

Tewksbury, MA

#195855 Jul 15, 2014
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>You did not send him, he left.
Whatever. Your loss, our gain.
LRS

Shreveport, LA

#195856 Jul 15, 2014
Jacques of Middlebury VT wrote:
<quoted text>
Whatever. Your loss, our gain.
Ah, but that will reverse itself when you return. Speaking of, aren't you late already?

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

Bristol, CT

#195857 Jul 15, 2014
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Atticus Tiberius Finch wrote:
<quoted text>
First the math. The percentage difference between 63.9% and 66.5% is 4% not 2.6%. In other words, 66.5 is 4% greater than 63.9
When Reagan was in office in 1981, the youngest baby boomer (born 1946) was 15 years old. When Reagan left the office in 1989, the yougest baby boomer was 23 years old.
In 1981, the labor force was 108 million. By 1989 the labor force was 123 million. An increase of 13.8% in the labor force in eight years.
In Bush's first year in 2001 the labor force was 143 million and in 2009 the labor force was 154 million. An increase of 7.6% in the labor force in eight years.
http://www.nidataplus.com/lfeus1.htm#annl
<quoted text>
Well, it has been over a half a day and Mr. Finch has decide to retreat back into his jungle. He is like a big mad ape that goes into a camp, trashes it and then goes back into his jungle until he throws another temper tantrum.
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>
Yep, and the size of our labor force today is 155.694M and in Jan. 2009 it was ....154.201M. So while the size of our labor force has gone up, the number of people who are participating has DROPPED. And the reason why it has dropped is that after looking for work year after year and not finding any, many people have just given up!!!
http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/surveymost
No. The reason why it has dropped is that more and more people are transitioning into a higher age bracket that historically has a lower participation rate, even though the rate within that older group is INCREASING.

The number of people participating has dropped because the fraction of people in the labor force 55-65 years old has INCREASED.

This is despite the fact that of people 55 and older, the labor participation rate is actually increasing.

To Rougetards that may seem impossible, but it's simple math.

http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_table_303.htm

The rate for people 25 to 54 in 2012 was 81.4%.

For people 55 and older in 2012, 40.5%(which was an increase from 2002 of 6 percentage points).

The reason for the overall downward shift in labor participation rate is that THERE ARE MORE AND MORE PEOPLE JOINING THE RANKS OF 55 AND OLDER.

Now that's Obama's fault?

Sheesh, the participation rate for older people is IMPROVING, but demographics are driving the overall numbers down because that segment is becoming progressively larger.

Rouge needs to get a clue.

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

Bristol, CT

#195858 Jul 15, 2014
In fact, the labor participation rate, overall, is projected by 2022 to be 61.6%, a continuing decline driven by demographic factors.

But Rougetards think it's really Obama's fault: "Post hoc ergo propter hoc."

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

Bristol, CT

#195859 Jul 15, 2014
Jacques of Middlebury VT wrote:
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What a coincidence, all of 60 miles from where we now are in Middlebury Vt. Hope you had a good time with those people from north of the border. Weird, aren't they?
They gave me some very interesting literature.
Jacques of Middlebury VT

Tewksbury, MA

#195860 Jul 15, 2014
LRS wrote:
<quoted text>
Ah, but that will reverse itself when you return. Speaking of, aren't you late already?
You YOUR gain? Why, thank you.
Frank

Spokane, WA

#195861 Jul 15, 2014
Atticus Tiberius Finch wrote:
<quoted text>
First the math. The percentage difference between 63.9% and 66.5% is 4% not 2.6%. In other words, 66.5 is 4% greater than 63.9
When Reagan was in office in 1981, the youngest baby boomer (born 1946) was 15 years old. When Reagan left the office in 1989, the yougest baby boomer was 23 years old.
In 1981, the labor force was 108 million. By 1989 the labor force was 123 million. An increase of 13.8% in the labor force in eight years.
In Bush's first year in 2001 the labor force was 143 million and in 2009 the labor force was 154 million. An increase of 7.6% in the labor force in eight years.
http://www.nidataplus.com/lfeus1.htm#annl
The differance in the addition of people in the labor force beween Reagan's years (1981-1989) and Bush's years (2001-2009) is 81%. In other words, there was an increase of 81% more people in the labor force under Reagan than under Bush for the simple reason that the youngest baby boomer was already 46 years old (born 1964) by the first year in Bush's administration (2001) and that the next generation (Generation X) doesn't have the numbers to replace Baby Boomers.
Wrong, the percentage of people in the United States that are of working age has changed very little since 1980. The difference between the number of people in the labor force is due to lack of work,not to age demographics. If more people of working age had jobs,the percentages would be the same. You could have used life expectancy and the fact that many people live longer after they past the age of 65 could cause you to consider raising the retirement age but none of the means anything with Obama's anti jobs agenda or the liberals push to put more and more people of all ages on government programs.
LRS

Shreveport, LA

#195862 Jul 15, 2014
Jacques of Middlebury VT wrote:
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You YOUR gain? Why, thank you.
A commode wouldn't welcome your azz, don't think, for a minute, we would either! LMAO!!!
Grand Birther

Jasper, IN

#195863 Jul 15, 2014
LRS

Shreveport, LA

#195865 Jul 15, 2014
wojar wrote:
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They gave me some very interesting literature.
Throat cancer literature?
LRS

Shreveport, LA

#195866 Jul 15, 2014
If you haven't seen the video of the girl finishing the American Ninja Course, it's worth a watch. That chick is amazing! The video is on Topix, take a look.

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