#805081 Nov 15, 2012
Since the Supreme Court decision, Republicans have been calling the Affordable Care Act “the largest tax increase in the history of the world.” Politifact rates this false. Kevin Drum’s got a table of the 15 significant tax increases since 1950, and the Affordable Care Act, which amounts to a tax increase of 0.49 percent of GDP, comes in 10th.
Sorry FOXbots. Again.
“I'm here with bells on.”
Since: Jul 12
#805082 Nov 15, 2012
Just couldn't bear to stay away, could you?
'Later' is now I guess...hope everything came out alright...
#805084 Nov 15, 2012
He's just much too brash for my taste. Not saying I don't necessarily disagree with what he says. Just not my cup of tea.
#805085 Nov 15, 2012
Republicans killed their own party by forgetting sound economics and listening to the crazy Christians. I love those southern Christians that back Israel to the hilt but wouldn't let one Jew near their private clubs. Obama is in power because of the crazy Christian Neocons. Thank Karl Rove.
#805087 Nov 15, 2012
Charles Krauthammer claims “the sword was lowered” on Gen. David Petraeus “on Election Day”: The Obama White House knew of the CIA director’s affair, and they’re using it to punish him for contradicting the administration line on Benghazi during testimony Sept. 14 before the House Intelligence Committee.
At Reason magazine, Judge Andrew Napolitano charges that the administration must have known about Petraeus’s 2010 affair when it offered him the CIA post, and implies that a conspiracy is ongoing:
In the modern era, office-holders with forgiving spouses simply do not resign from powerful jobs because of a temporary, non-criminal, consensual adult sexual liaison, as the history of the FDR, Eisenhower, JFK, LBJ, and Clinton presidencies attest. So, why is Petraeus different? Someone wants to silence him.
This will very likely turn out to be the “all wet” reaction to the Petraeus saga.
#805088 Nov 15, 2012
Later means I'll be back later. I work at home and have been for the past 12 years. Part-time the past 4 years. But you probably haven't been around long enough to know that. Sometimes I actually have to work to keep my job.
#805089 Nov 15, 2012
Homer sensing a real groundswell for repealing the Twenty-second Amendment so that Obama can be re-elected again in 2016.
Homer says if you have the right person and they are doing a great job why not?
What say you? Comments? Questions? Aspersions to be cast at Homer?
#805090 Nov 15, 2012
Absolutely. Barry Goldwater warned them about this and he was right. Get religion out of politics.
#805091 Nov 15, 2012
An Ace Hardware store owner in Davis, Calif., said she is "deeply sorry" if she offended customers or employees by sending a letter to her workers trying to persuade them to vote for Mitt Romney. Still, Jennifer Anderson doesn't regret her in-house political campaigning and has implied that employees will now suffer the consequences for Obama's win.
So far though it seems like Anderson is the one losing, as more customers threaten to boycott her store.
#805094 Nov 15, 2012
That's funny. Even when Toto pulled back the curtain, you'd still want to believe the man behind the curtain is Oz.
#805096 Nov 15, 2012
The Solution To ALL Our Economic Problems Today
"...banking institutions are more dangerous to Our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around [the banks] will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs." - Thomas Jefferson
#805097 Nov 15, 2012
Applebee's Backlash Sparked By Zane Tankel's Obamacare Slam
Already Applebee's parent company, DineEquity, is distancing itself from Tankel's remarks. "It's certainly our hope that our guests recognize and realize that Mr. Tankel's views are not representative of the broader Applebee's brand," said Dan Smith, a spokesman for DineEquity. Smith said the company has received a torrent of customer feedback on Tankel's comments and noted that individual franchise owners do not speak for all of Applebee's.
Tankel, who declined repeated requests for comment through a spokesman, is just one of several CEOs who've announced they will take drastic measures to deal with Obamacare. Last week, Papa John's CEO, John Schnatter, said he'd likely reduce workers' hours as a result of President Barack Obama's reelection. In October, Jimmy John Liautaud, founder and CEO of Jimmy John's sandwich shops, said he would cut employees' work weeks -- "bring them down to 28 hours" -- in order to skirt Obamacare requirements on providing health insurance for full-time-equivalent employees. Liautaud was a prominent Mitt Romney supporter.
These outspoken businessmen may find such political comments hurt their bottom lines. Some employees seem eager to find new jobs. And customers are threatening boycotts -- on Twitter and Facebook.
#805098 Nov 15, 2012
I was actually going to read your post, but yet again, I had to stop when you pulled the race card. When are you morons going to learn....such an worn out card is of no use. It doesn't work, it isn't true, and people are so over being worried about being referred to as a racist? We know we know, everyone that opposes Obama must be racist. It can't possible be because his policies suck, he proved to be nothing more than the typical lying politician, and he is destroying our economy, takes NO personal responsibility for anything, and he is in way over his head.
Oh, and he is the first BI-RACIAL president. Stop giving him credit for something he's not, someday a truly black president will win election and they should be given the credit they would be due....as the FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT. Remember when it's beneficial to Obama even he admits to having a white side. But only when it's beneficial to him, along with how every time his wife speaks he is described as poorer and poorer during his youth. Poor guy, must be tough going to private high schools and expensive top notch colleges.
#805099 Nov 15, 2012
Official: Calls to my office ‘going crazy’ about tremors in areas far away from giant sinkhole — Resident:“A lot of big quakes everywhere, like big ones”— USGS says it’s not happening (VIDEO)
#805100 Nov 15, 2012
I don't give a damn how they work how they live how they pool their money or anything except the fact illegal is illegal is allegal , what part of that don't you understand sister ? Oh , leosanus gets pissy when someone else starts correcting others , show some respect sister or is it sista ??
#805101 Nov 15, 2012
Obama has been called the deporter in chief by many people.
#805102 Nov 15, 2012
Homer a real rabblerowser this morning! You're in for it now!!
Boycott all businesses who are punishing their employees in protest over Obamacares!!
The list keeps growing: Dennys, Papa Johns, Applebees, Ace Hardware, Jimmy Johns...
(I've never eaten at any of these places anyway, but, now I never will)
Macy's facing increasing pressure to dump Da Donald. I had to sign that one, it was so much fun.
#805103 Nov 15, 2012
We're used to the easily fooled waving their sign, Homer.
But I predict you'll be burning it in a few more years.
Patience is the operative word.
I'm still holding out you'll have to come to your senses by 2014 and will be campaigning for the GOP in 2016.
#805104 Nov 15, 2012
Perhaps succession is a good idea?
It’s those lazy red states that draw the most Government funds compared to the so-called “Marxist/Socialist” Blue States.
Provided by The Tax Foundation
2. North Dakota ($2.03)
3. New Mexico ($1.89)
4. Mississippi ($1.84)
5. Alaska ($1.82)
6. West Virginia ($1.74)
7. Montana ($1.64)
8. Alabama ($1.61)
9. South Dakota ($1.59)
10. Arkansas ($1.53)
Hmm... For those of a religious bent... Question
Was Jesus a Socialist?
What is the Christian meaning of the poor? It is simply that there are a host of ways to be poor. And according to the Christian faith the worst form of poverty is not material; it is spiritual. One can be rolling in money and material goods, but be spiritually impoverished. One can be materially poor as dirt, but spiritually rich.
Jesus did make many statements about the virtues of being generous with one's own material wealth, whether it be great or small. However, the innate crux of every one of Jesus' admonitions to give to those less fortunate was freedom.
Today, the faith component of Barack Obama rests upon this one particle of Jesus' ministry, that by coercively "spreading the wealth" to all by means of a state collective distribution center we will somehow achieve the kingdom of Jesus on earth.
In this belief, Obama is backed by a host of religious people professing many faiths, most predominantly by those claiming to be Christian.
Since: Dec 08
gauley bridge wv
#805105 Nov 15, 2012
I hate to use this phrase as it was over used the last few weeks but it fits. The perfect storm? War erupting in the middle east. Recession returning to the Eurozone. Fiscal cliff in the US. Rising taxes in the US. Stock market sell off. Food prices rising and set to really go up in the spring. Layoffs and shorter hours. Sounds like a perfect storm forming to me.
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