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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#773233 Oct 16, 2012
fred wrote:
<quoted text>
Democrats are 100% responsible for the sub prime fueled housing balloon and the subsequent collapse of the financial sector by blackmailing bankers into issuing loans to minorities or face the charge of racism.
Franklin Raines, a democrat operative, committed massive fraud at Freddie and should be doing 150 years like Bernie Madoff. He ripped America off for trillions.
You really should start posting some right wing chain emails. I'm sure DBiter would send you some. The we can all see how knowledgeable 'you' really are.
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#773234 Oct 16, 2012
Red State Sucker wrote:
Sadly the next president may be decided by people that are swayed by how one of them performs at a town hall meeting.
Hey, Da Bammy promises to be more aggressive tonight ... pickin' up some Kung Fu moves and a switchblade. LOL

So, how long you been suckin', Red?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#773236 Oct 16, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
War with Iran Is More Likely Under Romney, and It Would Be a Major War
Bret Stephens tries to persuade a “wavering voter” to support Romney by blatantly lying to him:
No, we will not have another war in the Middle East. Not even if President Romney orders Iran’s nuclear sites bombed to smithereens.
Stephens tries to pull this off by citing the example of Operation Desert Fox. That greatly understates what an attack on Iran would involve. Stephens wants to create the impression that war with Iran would be just a few days of air strikes and nothing more. The “wavering voter” might want to know that this is a preposterous scenario.
If Romney ordered an attack on Iran, it would take much longer than a few days. It would be a prolonged air campaign. The risks to Americans directly involved in the campaign and elsewhere would be great. Americans are weary of foreign wars mainly because they don’t want more American losses in unnecessary wars, and attacking Iran is the perfect example of an unnecessary war. There would be no legal pretext for such an attack. It would be illegal under international law, and most governments around the world would condemn it.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
Just think if the democrats hadn't blocked the bombing of Iran in 2007-2008 we would be done with Iran now. The people would be free and Israel would be safer.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#773237 Oct 16, 2012
So where's the money, fred? Where's the money your pal Raines "stole?" Isn't it out there somewhere or did it just disappear? Who has the money right now, freddy? Janey thinks freddy's got some 'splainin' to do... When your outrage is generated by your income aren't you guilty of trying to have it both ways? You sound like a thief who blames handcuff manufacturers for making them so uncomfortable to wear.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#773238 Oct 16, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
i need to keep you on the 'no rational reason to reply' list. you and DBiter.
You probably say that to everyone who makes it obvious you've been indoctrinated with the system of lies the Democrats create to hide their incompetence and treasonous actions.
By the way, when will we have a budget for our government again? We haven't had one since Obama took office.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#773239 Oct 16, 2012
Jane Says wrote:
So, um, fred, when gasoline is sold for $6-7-8 a gallon, where does that money go? Does it go into space somewhere? Or is.. someone getting very rich as a result? Is he Arab? Is he... Texan? After the President singlehandedly goes out and swaps the numbers on the Paki-gas station marquees, what's in it for him? What does he make on the deal? Somebody must be making something, who is it? Isn't that the person most likely to be the culprit? Who makes money when the price of gas goes up? Hmmmmmmm.. freddy-boy?
When I lived in Chicago, Deomocrat Mayor Daley used to say, "I love high gas prices, we make more in taxes."
Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#773240 Oct 16, 2012
Phil wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean his Stellar business experience with Bain? Where he outsourced jobs to other countries, laid off employees, and bled the company dry of all profits?
And robbed the employee's pension funds and deposited them in one of his numerous Cayman Island bank accounts.
"I'm not concerned about the poor"
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#773241 Oct 16, 2012
Phil wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean his Stellar business experience with Bain? Where he outsourced jobs to other countries, laid off employees, and bled the company dry of all profits?
Kind of like no taxes paid Givverment motors?

General Motors Co. will drive away from its U.S.-government-financed restructuring with a final gift in its trunk: a tax break that could be worth as much as $45 billion.
From Icon to Bankruptcy

See the history of General Motors.

GM, which plans to begin promoting its relisting on the stock exchange to investors this week, wiped out billions of dollars in debt, laid off thousands of employees and jettisoned money-losing brands during its U.S.-funded reorganization last year.

Now it turns out, according to documents filed with federal regulators, the revamping left the car maker with another boost as it prepares to return to the stock market. It won't have to pay $45.4 billion in taxes on future profits.

The tax benefit stems from so-called tax-loss carry-forwards and other provisions, which allow companies to use losses in prior years and costs related to pensions and other expenses to shield profits from U.S. taxes for up to 20 years. In GM's case, the losses stem from years prior to when GM entered bankruptcy.

(Wall Street Journal 11/3/2010)

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#773242 Oct 16, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>certainly you know that the housing crisis started when Clinton said 'everyone should have a home'. He just forgot to tell them they would have to pay for it. Brooksley Born knew and what happened to her? Clinton fired her.
Yes, I know. I have no memory block of the Clinton years unlike some who wish some right wing publisher was responsible for printing every college economics textbook.
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#773243 Oct 16, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Just think if the democrats hadn't blocked the bombing of Iran in 2007-2008 we would be done with Iran now. The people would be free and Israel would be safer.
... and Ol' Doug MacArthur had a good idea regarding North Korea/China as well ... another dumb dem got in the way.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#773244 Oct 16, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Just think if the democrats hadn't blocked the bombing of Iran in 2007-2008 we would be done with Iran now. The people would be free and Israel would be safer.
I try to stay away from supposition.

And doesn't Israel have nukes? How unsafe can they feel?
Jane Says

New York, NY

#773245 Oct 16, 2012
Who cares what you "love", DB? You're the guy who just said Ho Chi Minh "invited the French back" into Indochina. The scope of your stupidity is only exceeded in reverse by the sheer tininess of your little pecker. I guess it's quite possible you were military, maybe ARVN; you're certainly stupid enough... and then there's that tiny pecker...

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#773246 Oct 16, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
The Fiscal Legacy of George W. Bush
Republicans assert that Barack Obama assumed sole responsibility for the budget on Jan. 20, 2009. From that date, all increases in the debt or deficit are his responsibility and no one else’s, they say.
This is, of course, nonsense – and the American people know it. As I documented in a previous post, even today 43 percent of them hold George W. Bush responsible for the current budget deficit versus only 14 percent who blame Mr. Obama.
The American people are right; Mr. Bush is more responsible, as a new report from the Congressional Budget Office documents.
http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/12/...
Why is it that Reagan advisers have no aversion to the truth?
Perhaps 43 percent are completely ignorant of what is in the Constitution.
In the Constitution, all revenue and spending is authorized solely by Congress.
The Democrats took full control of all the purse strings of the government in January, 2007. When the Democrats took full control of all the purse strings of government:

The deficit was a declining 0.16 (that's zero point one six) trillion dollare. Since then the Democrats have increased the deficit by ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED PERCENT;
The total debt was 5 trillion dollars. Since then the Democrats have more than tripled the debt to the 16 trillion dollars it is today, and there is no end in sight for this increase in our debt.

And, since Obama took office, the government has been unable to even generate a budget... even when the Democrats had a super majority in the Senate and dominant control of the House.

If you can't generate a budget, you don't have a goddam plan.
It's that simple.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#773247 Oct 16, 2012
Say, um, freddy, how come you're not down in Louisiana working on a shrimp boat with the rest of Nam-squad? Fishing's better than ever, seems like a few million gallons of oil really greased the machine for you folks.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#773248 Oct 16, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm somewhat loath to ask, but that's after you take off the panties?
Wouldn't you like to know...
Phil

Saint Louis, MO

#773249 Oct 16, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
Kind of like no taxes paid Givverment motors?
General Motors Co. will drive away from its U.S.-government-financed restructuring with a final gift in its trunk: a tax break that could be worth as much as $45 billion.
From Icon to Bankruptcy
See the history of General Motors.
GM, which plans to begin promoting its relisting on the stock exchange to investors this week, wiped out billions of dollars in debt, laid off thousands of employees and jettisoned money-losing brands during its U.S.-funded reorganization last year.
Now it turns out, according to documents filed with federal regulators, the revamping left the car maker with another boost as it prepares to return to the stock market. It won't have to pay $45.4 billion in taxes on future profits.
The tax benefit stems from so-called tax-loss carry-forwards and other provisions, which allow companies to use losses in prior years and costs related to pensions and other expenses to shield profits from U.S. taxes for up to 20 years. In GM's case, the losses stem from years prior to when GM entered bankruptcy.
(Wall Street Journal 11/3/2010)
ROMNEY/RYAN 2012
What does this have to do with Romney's direct experience in a company that he helped to destroy? He says he cares so much about jobs here and middle class, yet his experience goes against everything that he says is important to him.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#773250 Oct 16, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Scientists? How about climatologists.
Did you read the list of these people.
So they found 31,000 right wingers who somewhere took a science course. There were only 9,000 PhD earners. Over the past 15 years.
Sometimes a patent clerk from Bern writes a paper that overturns hundreds of years of thinking in an instant. To you the science is settled because a certain percentage of reputable or as you say 'climatologists' scientists say the science is settled. Whatever one’s position on global warming, this is exactly the sort of terrible argumentation that gets a cheap applause line, but prevents thoughtful analysis.



TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#773252 Oct 16, 2012
Obama 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>
Oil production in America is at a record high. It is not necessary for the oil industry to destroy Alaska simply to increase their obscene profit margin even more.$5 or $6 gas is still a bargain. Thanks to President Obama's strict new fuel mileage standards, today's vehicles can travel farther on $50 worth of gas than previous vehicles could travel on $200 worth. Some vehicles require no gas at all. Get rid of your gas guzzling SUV and purchase a modern vehicle.
"Let's look at the number one. Number one," Bachmann said. "That's the number of new drilling permits under the Obama administration since they came into office.

(Michele Bachman)

As in already existing permits?(because it's NOT a little snap of the fingers process to permit such-DUH)

And many of us have already switched to hybrid better gas mileage vehicles-and guess what---5$ for a gallon of gas is still-FIVE DOLLARS (and STILL rising) for a stinking gallon of gas!!!!!!!!!!

Why are gas prices STILL extreme?

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012-American energy independence!!!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#773253 Oct 16, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
I just love it when the Democrats use George Bush as a reference to defend their bullshit. I suppose everything the Democrats do is Bush's fault....
Have you read that right wing book that fred loves to quote? You know, the one that says Clinton was totally responsible for the housing bust whilst it leaves out any mention of the years 2001 to 2008?

Clinton, AND Bush were both responsible. Anyone who denies is just a partisan Topix hack who voted for Bush and who needs to find some justification for it by laying Bush mistakes back at the feet of the Dems.

FOXbots.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#773254 Oct 16, 2012
So where's the money, freddy? DB? Fetchie? "General Motors" isn't actually a real General is it? He doesn't have the money... so who's got it? Somewhere or another there are some people who have 15 trillion dollars that apparently belongs to the American taxpayer and I, for one, want it back. And what's more, I know how to get it back.

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