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lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#808858 Nov 20, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The unions seem to be more concerned about executive bonuses than about the jobs of their members.
The bonuses amount to less than $100 per Hostess employee. How long would that keep the company afloat?
As usual, you miss the point entirely

Since: Feb 10

ny ny

#808859 Nov 20, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Religion served a useful purpose in our societal evolution. Without it would people have organized into groups above the tribal level? Anyhow, its usefulness has long been spent to the point where it has caused far more harm than good. Time to move on.
Sure it did. It has far outgrown its usefulness. Agree, time to move on. Look around us. Enough said.
THE DEBIL

Germany

#808860 Nov 20, 2012
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>To reiterate: I don't have a favorite team over there. My favorite team is over here.
Next.
AWWW... DEBIL FLATTERED. SAY, UM, YOU MUS' NOT KNOW A LOT OF SUCCESSFUL OL' WHITE MEN, HUH? OR DO YOU HAVE THEM ON A MAILING LIST?
"DEAR GENERAL PETRAEUS, I'M YOUNG, EXCITING, AND VIVACIOUS, AND, AS LONG AS YOU'RE NOT RUDE, I WILL LET YOU PUT YOUR PENIS IN MY MOUTH. SINCERELY, KATHRYN.""P.S. YOU'RE MY ACTUAL HERO."

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

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#808861 Nov 20, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
A federal judge ruled Monday night that the Hobby Lobby craft store chain must offer its 13,000 employees contraceptive coverage without a co-pay, as mandated by Obamacare
Hobby Lobby sued to deny such coverage in September, citing conservative evangelical owner David Green’s personal religious objections to certain types of birth control that fall under Obamacare’s contraception mandate. In particular, the company sought to deny its employees coverage for the morning after pill, commonly known as Plan B.
But on Monday night, U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton denied the request in a 28-page ruling, pointing out that religious institutions have already been given exemptions from covering contraception, and that Hobby Lobby does not qualify since it is a private business:
http://thinkprogress.org/
Bam!
Of course, Hobby Lobby COULD go the Papa John's route, and decline to provide insurance coverage at all...but I'm sure there's more publicity to be wrought from David Green's schtick. He'd lose an awful lot of bead-stringing customers if he dumped his employee insurance coverage...

Freedom of religion does not include imposing the tenets of said religion on those who do not accept them.

“The Intrepid”

Since: Jun 10

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#808862 Nov 20, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
<quoted text>
It too bad you unable to see the irony of you own words. Dumb bitch.
Pointless pryck.'nuff said.

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

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#808863 Nov 20, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
It's not illegal.
I know. Yet another thing we need to fix.
(There are just so damned many....)

Since: Oct 08

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#808864 Nov 20, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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As usual, you miss the point entirely
No Miss Lily you miss the point, the unions miss the point? Do the unions own enough stock in the company, a private company, to overturn company policy?
THE DEBIL

Germany

#808865 Nov 20, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
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WAYYYY too fair. As long as Congressional Democrats and Republicans both benefit from the current tax codes, reform will continue to be just a rhetorical imperative.
A RHETORICAL IMPERATIVE??? BIG TALK FO' SUCH A L'IL MAN. YOU KNOW, DEBIL KNOW THIS BUILDER ONE TIME... WHAT WUZ HIS NAME? OH YEAH! JOHN KOERNIG. HE A L'IL BITTY GUY WITH A BIG BUSHY BEARD AN' ASPIRATIONS OF BEIN' TALLER AT SOME POINT. HE PUT A NAIL-GUN UP AGAINST DEBIL'S CHEST AN THREATEN TO PULL THE TRIGGER. DEBIL TAKE THE NAILGUN AWAY FROM HIM, PUT IT UP AGAINST HIS CHEST, AN' THEN HE PULL THE TRIGGER. YOU A LOT LIKE JOHN. STOOPID. WHILE JOHN IN THE HOSPITAL DEBIL GO FUCK HIS WIFE'S BRAINS OUT, A WEAVER OF WOOL SHE SPIN AN' DYE HERSELF. SO EVERYTHING WORK OUT FO' EVERYBODY AN' DEBIL GET A NICE BLANKET OUT THE DEAL.

“The Intrepid”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#808866 Nov 20, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
<quoted text>
DEBIL TAKE THAT BET. DEBIL BET YOU, HE COULD FUCK "YOU" IN A WHOREHOUSE WITH A FISTFUL OF HUNDRED DOLLAR BILLS (MAYBE THAT TOO EASY?) BUT SERIOUSLY, HAVE YOU EVER TAKEN A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN HOME ONLY TO DISCOVER SHE WEARIN' A PADDED BRA AND DENTURES? WELL THEN, YOU GOT LEARN TO MAKE THE BEST OF THINGS, EVEN WHEN THEY NOT GOOD ENOUGH FO' YOU. JUS' REMEMBER: A MAN OR WOMAN WITH NO TEETH CAIN'T BITE YOU.
Which only proves you were doing Barney Fwank before he had his fangs removed, hence the forked weinie.

Since: Oct 12

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#808867 Nov 20, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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There is an expectation of merit pay increases, but only an expectation.
Cost of living increases are largely for menial jobs.
Ouch....US Military members will take great issue with this comment.

Since: Feb 10

ny ny

#808868 Nov 20, 2012
On the Sunday shows, Republicans said identifying who changed one word to another is a question that demands an answer. As it turns out, the answer is now available.

The intelligence community -- not the White House, State Department or Justice Department -- was responsible for the substantive changes made to the talking points distributed for government officials who spoke publicly about the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, the spokesman for the director of national intelligence said Monday.

The unclassified talking points on Libya, developed several days after the deadly attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, were not substantively changed by any agency outside of the intelligence community, according to the spokesman, Shawn Turner.

The talking point initially pointed to al Qaeda involvement, but officials didn't want to divulge too much in non-classified materials, especially in light of classified sourcing, so the word "extremists" was used. Who made the change? The intelligence community. Why did they make the change? For entirely legitimate reasons related to intelligence and national security.

Why is this scandalous? It's not.

"First, the information about individuals linked to al Qaeda was derived from classified sources," an official told CNN. "Second, when links were so tenuous -- as they still are -- it makes sense to be cautious before pointing fingers so you don't set off a chain of circular and self-reinforcing assumptions. Third, it is important to be careful not to prejudice a criminal investigation in its early stages."

So, are congressional Republicans prepared to finally move on? Apparently, not yet.

http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2012/11...

[Republicans'] dissatisfaction stems, apparently, from the fact that last week witnesses told them they didn't know who changed the words. But this week, after further investigation, they suddenly do know. That simply makes no sense. It's inexplicable that when they ask people questions and then give them time to investigate, those people return with additional information. Besides, it had to have been that rascally Obama. It just had to have been. After all, we all know that it was critical to his reelection effort that the American public believe it was "extremists" who killed our diplomats, not "terrorists." Why? Because....um, come on, that's just obvious. I don't have to spell it out for you, do I?

This whole affair has Saul Alinsky written all over it.
THE DEBIL

Germany

#808869 Nov 20, 2012
HERE, DEBIL HEP' YOU VISUALIZE JUS' IN CASE YOU FO'GET WHAT TRUTH AN' BEAUTY LOOK LIKE.... THIS COULD BE YOUR WIFE... IF SHE LUCKY...

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#808870 Nov 20, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
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AWWW... DEBIL FLATTERED. SAY, UM, DO YOU HAVE THEM ON A MAILING LIST?
I do, actually.

The State and US Congresses are heartily sick of me.

Which means I'm doing my job.

:)
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#808871 Nov 20, 2012
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>A high number of Representatives on BOTH sides should be 'looked into' for this sort of chicanery.
It's a bi-partisan problem.
BTW, I'm a Republican.
You, Realtime and Peppy & Carol(to a lesser degree) should take your party back from the rightwing retards who have hijacked it.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#808872 Nov 20, 2012
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>Of course, Hobby Lobby COULD go the Papa John's route, and decline to provide insurance coverage at all...but I'm sure there's more publicity to be wrought from David Green's schtick. He'd lose an awful lot of bead-stringing customers if he dumped his employee insurance coverage...
Freedom of religion does not include imposing the tenets of said religion on those who do not accept them.
Absolutely agree; same goes for pharmacists who refuse to fill prescriptions for birth control pills; I mean, seriously?
Even the pharmacists are jumping on the bandwagon against women?
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#808873 Nov 20, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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It's not illegal.
Chicanery or the fact that she is a Republican?:)

“The Intrepid”

Since: Jun 10

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#808874 Nov 20, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
You cowards. You useless, talentless cowards. Debil offer you you own pride, you own self-worth, an' you afraid to take it. Is there no man among you? No woman?
Those are big words coming from an outcast, an orphan.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#808875 Nov 20, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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On the other hand....
Republican Politicians Must Stop Pandering to Conservative Populism
Marco Rubio said Earth’s age is a great mystery. Fellow rising star Bobby Jindal’s state teaches creationism alongside science. Both Republicans are preaching reform, but if they and others keep pivoting away from common-sense science, the GOP will remain the Stupid Party—and fail.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11...
I've heard Rubio speak live and on tape (memorex) he comes across like a high school debater and he's very easy to stump. Worse, when stumped he keeps on talking and say's stupid sht like "I like hip hop' and "the Earth's age is a mystery."

Rubio's home district went overwhelmingly for Obama and Obama collected Florida's electoral votes__Rubio delivered nada!!!

He can go moderate and hang around in the Senate for life__a run on the top ticket destroys his political career.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#808876 Nov 20, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Chicanery or the fact that she is a Republican?:)
Owning interests in defense contracting companies; I plan to cook chicanery for Thanksgiving.
Nightchalker

Lansing, MI

#808877 Nov 20, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
HERE, DEBIL HEP' YOU VISUALIZE JUS' IN CASE YOU FO'GET WHAT TRUTH AN' BEAUTY LOOK LIKE.... THIS COULD BE YOUR WIFE... IF SHE LUCKY...
It was the gramma that raised you after yo momma was triked out and O.D'd on crack!!!

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