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carol

Orlando, FL

#770719 Oct 13, 2012
OldRaider wrote:
Mitt Romney told 27 lies in 38 minutes.
Source: http://bit.ly/UHSrbQ
Paul Ryan only told 24 lies in 40 minutes.
Source: http://bit.ly/SVFVUj
"Stuffs getting better"
They weren't lies. Rounding off or being off by a few numbers doesn't change the context behind them.
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#770720 Oct 13, 2012
Patriot wrote:
Some critical info in here guys!!!! The "elite", WANT the Madrid to blow, and they also want Yellowstone to ignite!!!!
New Madrid, Sinkholes, Gas Fracking, Oil Drilling in Gulf of Mexico
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =LojR4UoTsycXX&list=UUvaA5 rmNk3dvPtD7duj8lMg&index=3 &feature=plcp
----
Keep track of these events, explosions underground on both sides of New Madrid yesterday...plus BP relief wells leaking, also crude oil coming out of ground at sinkhole...
http://www.waow.com/story/19799780/small-unde...
----
“Emergency response” for butane cavern nearest giant sinkhole — 40-foot high flames seen from flaring, highway closed — Officials "don’t know" what happened...?
http://enenews.com/emergency-response-massive...
Oh oh - the Mayans were right! December 21st looms ... where's Flack?
carol

Orlando, FL

#770721 Oct 13, 2012
Huffington Post October 2012:

Doctors Call For Repeal Of Obamacare, Say They'll Vote For Romney:

More than half of physicians say they’ll vote for Mitt Romney come November 6th compared to just 36 percent for Obama, according to a recent survey by medical staffing firm Jackson and Cokey. In fact, 15 percent of survey respondents said they’ll be switching to the Republican camp this election, with most citing the Affordable Care Act as the reason.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/02/doct...
And so it goes

Gering, NE

#770722 Oct 13, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Supporting government union workers now?
You sound as fkn dumb as Romney with your flip flops.
Bad attempt to spin. You are loosing your edge.

Biden, during the debate, stated that there was no more need for the tanks that are made in Ohio only.

Try to figure out what this means.
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#770723 Oct 13, 2012
OldRaider wrote:
Mitt Romney told 27 lies in 38 minutes.
Source: http://bit.ly/UHSrbQ
Paul Ryan only told 24 lies in 40 minutes.
Source: http://bit.ly/SVFVUj
"Stuffs getting better"
Why is Obama losing? Why will America lose if Da Bammy is re-elected? Go shine your bullets.

Since: Feb 10

ny ny

#770724 Oct 13, 2012
"I've never thought much of Joe Biden. But man, did he get it right in last night's debate, and not just because he walloped sniveling little Paul Ryan on the facts. What he got absolutely right, despite what you might read this morning (many outlets are criticizing Biden's dramatic excesses), was his tone. Biden did absolutely roll his eyes, snort, laugh derisively and throw his hands up in the air whenever Ryan trotted out his little beady-eyed BS-isms."

"But he should have! He was absolutely right to be doing it. We all should be doing it. That includes all of us in the media, and not just paid obnoxious-opinion-merchants like me, but so-called 'objective' news reporters as well. We should all be rolling our eyes, and scoffing and saying,'Come back when you're serious.'"

The load of balls that both Romney and Ryan have been pushing out there for this whole election season is simply not intellectually serious. Most of their platform isn't even a real platform, it's a fourth-rate parlor trick designed to paper over the real agenda – cutting taxes even more for super-rich dickheads like Mitt Romney, and getting everyone else to pay the bill.

The essence of the whole campaign for me was crystalized in the debate exchange over Romney's 20 percent tax-cut plan. ABC's Martha Raddatz turned the questioning to Ryan:

MS. RADDATZ: Well, let's talk about this 20 percent.

VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN: Well –(chuckles)–

MS. RADDATZ: You have refused yet again to offer specifics on how you pay for that 20 percent across-the-board tax cut. Do you actually have the specifics, or are you still working on it, and that's why you won't tell voters?

Here Ryan is presented with a simple yes-or-no answer. Since he doesn't have the answer, he immediately starts slithering and equivocating:

REP. RYAN: Different than this administration, we actually want to have big bipartisan agreements.

Matt Taibbi
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/ta...
And so it goes

Gering, NE

#770725 Oct 13, 2012
LOL wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh oh - the Mayans were right! December 21st looms ... where's Flack?
I know what Fluke is doing.

According to Washington Post she is taking lessons on tweeting. "[Fluke] practices her sound bites on Twitter, sharpening arguments down to 140 characters."

WOW
carol

Orlando, FL

#770726 Oct 13, 2012
I'm leaving the easily fooled to the rest of you clear thinkers for a while.

Maybe they'll turn on the lightbulb before I get back. If they have a lightbulb to turn on.
FIRE THE GOP

Lillington, NC

#770727 Oct 13, 2012
carol wrote:
Obamascare: Private doctors choose Romney 2-to-1
http://washingtonexaminer.com/private-doctors...
Bloomberg had a Dr. on this week:

He runs a $5 billion dollar healthcare center.

He said,

"We are seeing no problems putting all the ACA requirements in. It is the law so we are working within it. Our members are seeing no disruptions and we forsee no problems."

Your Dr.'s carol are just greedy Republicans who want more free government loot! Rich guy tax cuts.

The rest of us want affordable coverage by law.

Oh right: President Obama signed that law!

YOU LOSE!
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#770728 Oct 13, 2012
yepperz wrote:
"I've never thought much of Joe Biden. But man, did he get it right in last night's debate, and not just because he walloped sniveling little Paul Ryan on the facts. What he got absolutely right, despite what you might read this morning (many outlets are criticizing Biden's dramatic excesses), was his tone. Biden did absolutely roll his eyes, snort, laugh derisively and throw his hands up in the air whenever Ryan trotted out his little beady-eyed BS-isms."
"But he should have! He was absolutely right to be doing it. We all should be doing it. That includes all of us in the media, and not just paid obnoxious-opinion-merchants like me, but so-called 'objective' news reporters as well. We should all be rolling our eyes, and scoffing and saying,'Come back when you're serious.'"
The load of balls that both Romney and Ryan have been pushing out there for this whole election season is simply not intellectually serious. Most of their platform isn't even a real platform, it's a fourth-rate parlor trick designed to paper over the real agenda – cutting taxes even more for super-rich dickheads like Mitt Romney, and getting everyone else to pay the bill.
The essence of the whole campaign for me was crystalized in the debate exchange over Romney's 20 percent tax-cut plan. ABC's Martha Raddatz turned the questioning to Ryan:
MS. RADDATZ: Well, let's talk about this 20 percent.
VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN: Well –(chuckles)–
MS. RADDATZ: You have refused yet again to offer specifics on how you pay for that 20 percent across-the-board tax cut. Do you actually have the specifics, or are you still working on it, and that's why you won't tell voters?
Here Ryan is presented with a simple yes-or-no answer. Since he doesn't have the answer, he immediately starts slithering and equivocating:
REP. RYAN: Different than this administration, we actually want to have big bipartisan agreements.
Matt Taibbi
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/ta...
Good ol' Matt ... was it meth or acid? Whi is Obama losing? Why will America lose if Da Bammy is re-elected?
And so it goes

Gering, NE

#770729 Oct 13, 2012
OldRaider wrote:
Mitt Romney told 27 lies in 38 minutes.
Source: http://bit.ly/UHSrbQ
Paul Ryan only told 24 lies in 40 minutes.
Source: http://bit.ly/SVFVUj
"Stuffs getting better"
Really? Think Progress is your source?
Razors Edge

Chicago, IL

#770730 Oct 13, 2012
When I was young and in my prime
I used to have a white behind
Now I'm old and nearly dead
I remember what my Mama said

Jimmy's crack's shorn and I don't care
Jimmy's crack's shorn and I don't care
Jimmy's crack's shorn and I don't care
I'll bang it anyway
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#770731 Oct 13, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Think of this election as having an old run-down car that keeps breaking down everytime you turn around and a newer model which hasn't been tested yet but is a much better bet on what you have now.
You have nothing to lose by choosing the other car and the possibility it will run better or having no transportation if you keep the one you have.
I understand your analogy even though I disagree with it. Be that as it may, you again assert without evidence that we would have “nothing to lose” by electing Romney. We already have evidence to the contrary in the form of the damage he has done with his attempts at foreign affairs. Furthermore, he could do a lot of harm is his unspecified budget turns out to have no specifics or specifics that just don’t “add up.”

Once again, I a respect your zeal, but can only comment on the form of your presentation. Logic please.
carol

Miami, FL

#770732 Oct 13, 2012
(translation) I'm going to go and see if Pastor Bob can fix this damn vibrator!
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#770733 Oct 13, 2012
And so it goes wrote:
<quoted text>
I know what Fluke is doing.
According to Washington Post she is taking lessons on tweeting. "[Fluke] practices her sound bites on Twitter, sharpening arguments down to 140 characters."
WOW
Not Fluke ... Flack. He's our resident gloom and doom expert. Fluke might be dangerous around methane because of friction - she has heavy thighs.
And so it goes

Gering, NE

#770734 Oct 13, 2012
yepperz wrote:

REP. RYAN: Different than this administration, we actually want to have big bipartisan agreements.
Your opinion piece was so over the top it belongs on Onion.

This point about bipartisanship was brought to the forefront at the VP Debate. Everyone saw clearly who was problem. An arrogant admin who refuses to hear any ideas different from their own.
carol

Miami, FL

#770735 Oct 13, 2012
Meanwhile I'm going to step outside and see if the poolboy is working next door...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#770736 Oct 13, 2012
carol wrote:
More good news for the easily fooled:
Richard Foster, chief actuary for Medicare, warned Congress that seniors will have difficulty finding doctors and institutions to accept Medicare. Doctors who do accept Medicare will not want to spend time doing procedures such as hip replacements when the pay is so low. Yet the law bars them from providing the care you want for an extra fee. You’re trapped.
Foster also warned that within a decade, 40 percent of health-care institutions could be forced to operate at a loss. New York hospitals are bracing for the hit.
When hospitals run in the red, they can employ fewer nurses and buy less diagnostic equipment.
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolu...
I mean...seriously...some of you need to wake the hell up.
My husband has sisters that live in Hawai'i-on Maui. If you have a heart attack there you will not be treated there. It is a 45 minute ride by Helicopter to get to the next island. So talk about trapped. The other problem is many of the hospitals and medical centers through out Hawai'i went bankrupt,-there was a reason why O'bama and his O'bamacare givers did not hold up Hawai'i as a case study of commie health care was going to be like.

PATIENT ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE IN HAWAII GROWS WORSE EVERY YEAR
Limited access to care has resulted in loss of life and limb. Delays in diagnoses may result in more serious illnesses. Delays in treatment may result in complications and extended recovery times. All of which frequently result in increased and unreimbursed medical expenses.
DOCTORS ARE LEAVING HAWAII AT AN ALARMING RATE
There are few replacements for the many doctors who are leaving Hawaii due to escalating costs of malpractice insurance, low reimbursements and the rising rate of malpractice suits judged to be ‘without merit’.
As the number of doctors decreases, physician workloads increase drastically for those remaining. Patient consequences can be extended wait times for appointments and treatments. Physician consequences can be social, psychological and physical overload; reduced time with family, increased stress.

http://www.saveourdoctorshawaii.org/healthcar...

Of course Hawai'i elected a communist, Abercrombie. Things will only go down from here.
And so it goes

Gering, NE

#770737 Oct 13, 2012
kuda wrote:
<quoted text>
I understand your analogy even though I disagree with it. Be that as it may, you again assert without evidence that we would have “nothing to lose” by electing Romney. We already have evidence to the contrary in the form of the damage he has done with his attempts at foreign affairs. Furthermore, he could do a lot of harm is his unspecified budget turns out to have no specifics or specifics that just don’t “add up.”
Once again, I a respect your zeal, but can only comment on the form of your presentation. Logic please.
Why you boldly deny the damage Obama has done to our foreign relations. Strange?

Since: Feb 10

ny ny

#770739 Oct 13, 2012
A number of individuals and publicationns spoke out against the Romney-Ryan tax cut plan yesterday following Paul Ryan’s inability to provide details during the vice presidential debate, and among them was Moody’s Chief Economist Mark Zandi.

ZANDI: Yeah, I think the Tax Policy Center study is the definitive study. They’re non-partisan, they’re very good. They say given the numbers that they’ve been provided by the Romney campaign, no, it will not add up. Now, the Romney campaign could adjust their plan. They could say okay I’m not going to lower tax rates as much as I’m saying right now and they could make the arithmetic work. But under the current plan, with the current numbers, no it doesn’t. I’ll say one other thing, though. I think it is important that we do focus on the so-called tax expenditures in the tax code. Those are the deductions, and credits, and loopholes in the code. We need to reduce those, because if we do we’re going to make the tax system fairer, easier to understand and ultimately lead to stronger growth. So that’s the right place to focus. But, no, the arithmetic doesn’t work as it is right now.

The Romney campaign claims the Tax Policy Center is part of the liberal gestapo aimed at casting shade on his Tax Cut Magic plan, but that simply isn’t the case. And they’re not the only ones who have studied the issue and found that Romney’s math simply does not — and cannot — add up without hurting a lot of people.

The Joint Committee on Taxation released their report on the matter yesterday and found that eliminating all itemized deductions in the tax code would only pay for a 4 percent tax cut, far from Romney’s promised 20 percent tax cut.

Repealing all itemized deductions in the U.S. tax code would pay for only a 4 percent cut in income tax rates, according to an estimate from the nonpartisan scorekeeper for Congress that casts doubt on Republicans’ ability to finance lower income-tax rates with base broadening.

The analysis by the Joint Committee on Taxation shows the arithmetical difficulty of an approach that assumes long-favored tax breaks such as deductions for mortgage interest and charitable contributions could be repealed instantly and completely. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney proposes a 20 percent income-tax cut and says he would pay for it by limiting tax deductions, credits and exemptions.

www.­taxpolicycenter.­org/­tax topics/­Analyzing-­GOP-­Tax-­P lans.­cfm

The only way to make the math work would be to adjust their plan, as Mark Zandi pointed out, and the only way to pay for a 20 percent tax cut would be to cut deep into tax credits that overwhelmingly aide working families and the middle class.

“The Arithmetic Doesn’t Work”

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