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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811954 Nov 26, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>I've never bothered with the doc. I have cable...154 channels...and there's rarely anything on any of them worth wasting my time watching. At one time we had dish tv "service"; 450 channels and not a thing to watch. It's a testament to the ability of programmers efforts to manipulate you into thinking if you only upgraded you could watch quality shows. 450 channels of crap..18 were shopping channels, several were presented in Spanish.
I've read some Bradbury; The Illustrated Man was my favorite. He was ok as a sci-fi writer.
Ya gotta love little Alex. It was one of my favorite movies. Taking his free will away and making him lick that boot was amazing, but it was even funnier when the authorities had to let him have it back.
I still don't care much for Rand. It is what it is.
I respect your opinion but also your chutzpa to lay it out here where everyone can throw stones at it.

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811955 Nov 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
No sooner did Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney revive the Moocher Myth than his critics jumped in with evidence to challenge it.
The Moocher Myth is this: People who vote Republican are successful, responsible strivers who pay taxes and keep the U.S. government afloat, while people who vote for Democrats are irresponsible moochers living off government programs. In Romney’s phrase, they are the 47 percent “who are dependent on government, who believe they are victims.” Reporter Mike Barnicle was criticized for saying something similar after the 2000 presidential election, claiming that the blue states on the map that voted for Al Gore were the “sense of entitlement” states.
But research then and now has pointed out that the states that got the most per capita in federal dollars were more likely to vote for Republicans.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-19/blam...
Liar.

Top recipients of federal aid:

http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/fas-10.pd...

Alaska
wyoming
delaware
New mexico
vermont
N. dakota
New york
Louisiana
mississippi
S. dakota
W. virginia
Massachusetts
Kentucky
Arkansas
Connecticut

plenty of blue states there, dummies and liars
American Lady

Danville, KY

#811956 Nov 26, 2012
WE DON'T NEED A WARRANT – WE'RE THE GOVERNMENT!
Exclusive: Andrea Shea King warns Big Brother wants to read your e-mail

http://www.wnd.com/2012/11/we-dont-need-a-war...

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#811957 Nov 26, 2012
sage won wrote:
<quoted text>
Looks to me like the dems and Obimbles ruined the country and are burying us in debt. Where am i going wrong? Did Obumbles have to deal with a 9/11? What have we gotten for his $6 trillion in new debt?
a man on the moon?
interstate highway system?
high speed rail?
What?
, Budget Deficits
http://www.fms.treas.gov/index.html
2002 FY Budget Deficit $158 Billion
2003 FY Budget Deficit $365 Billion
2004 FY Budget Deficit $412 Billion
2005 FY Budget Deficit $319 Billion
2006 FY Budget Deficit $248 Billion
2007 FY Budget Deficit $161 Billion
2008 FY Budget Deficit $455 Billion <---- Democrats control Congress
2009 FY Budget Deficit $1.4 Trillion
2010 FY Budget Deficit $1.3 Trillion
2011 FY Budget Deficit $1.6 Trillion
2012 FY budget deficit $1.3 trillion
2013 est. deficit $1.1 trillion
Keynesian economics

Keynesian economics advocates a mixed economy – predominantly private sector, but with a role for government intervention during recessions – and in the US served as the standard economic model during the later part of the Great Depression, World War II, and the post-war economic expansion (1945–1973), though it lost some influence following the stagflation of the 1970s. The advent of the global financial crisis in 2008 has caused a resurgence in Keynesian thought.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keynesian_econom...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#811958 Nov 26, 2012
Mitt Romney's Bain Made Millions On Big Tobacco In U.S., Russia

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/09/mitt...

“Weak People Blame Others”

Since: Jul 08

Location hidden

#811959 Nov 26, 2012
coal miner wrote:
under this current administration the coal industry here in West Virginia has been butchered and decimated. thousands have lost their jobs as the communist EPA tightens their restrictions on coal fired power plants resulting in HIGHER electric bills, not taking in account that West Virginia has BANNED any nuclear reactors being built in this state.
Yeah. And when are you folks going to disbanded the United Mine Workers. As all loyal members of the GOP agree, All unions are evil.

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811960 Nov 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
No sooner did Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney revive the Moocher Myth than his critics jumped in with evidence to challenge it.
The Moocher Myth is this: People who vote Republican are successful, responsible strivers who pay taxes and keep the U.S. government afloat, while people who vote for Democrats are irresponsible moochers living off government programs. In Romney’s phrase, they are the 47 percent “who are dependent on government, who believe they are victims.” Reporter Mike Barnicle was criticized for saying something similar after the 2000 presidential election, claiming that the blue states on the map that voted for Al Gore were the “sense of entitlement” states.
But research then and now has pointed out that the states that got the most per capita in federal dollars were more likely to vote for Republicans.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-19/blam...
see any blue states here, buttmunching liar?

<quoted text>
Your ignorance is glaring:
States that receive the most welfare money:
15. Oregon
% of pop. on assistance: 1.55%
2007 spending:$83.85 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 58,831
14. Pennsylvania
% of pop. on assistance: 1.60%
2007 spending:$247.29 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 198,666
13. Michigan
% of pop. on assistance: 1.65%
2007 spending:$380.93 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 164,589
12. Rhode Island
% of pop. on assistance: 1.79%
2007 spending:$57.4 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 18,839
Tie-10. Indiana
% of pop. on assistance: 1.83%
2007 spending:$102.27 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 116,430
Tie-10. New Mexico
% of pop. on assistance: 1.83%
2007 spending:$58.87 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 36,322
9. Washington
% of pop. on assistance: 1.86%
2007 spending:$265.88 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 121,864
8. Minnesota
% of pop. on assistance: 1.88%
2007 spending:$106.29 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 98,028
7. New York
% of pop. on assistance: 1.92%
2007 spending:$1.47 billion
Total recipients (July 2008): 373,305
6. District of Columbia
% of pop. on assistance: 1.99%
2007 spending:$18.67 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 11,806
5. Vermont
% of pop. on assistance: 2.02%
2007 spending:$30.92 milliion
Total recipients (July 2008): 12,543
4. Massachusetts
% of pop. on assistance: 2.09%
2007 spending:$295.29 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 136,033
3. Tennessee
% of pop. on assistance: 2.15%
2007 spending:$91.28 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 133,505
2. Maine
% of pop. on assistance: 2.37%
2007 spending:$61.73 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 31,148
1. California
% of pop. on assistance: 3.30%
2007 spending:$3.28 billion
Total recipients (July 2008): 1,212,893
new yawk

Tonawanda, NY

#811961 Nov 26, 2012
And while others have found the means and resources to survive, through wisdom of preparedness and planning, they will still be caught unaware, and coming for the take.

If they can't rely on themselves now and be responsible, how can they be expected to when the going gets really tough ...

Yea, a bunch of Colossal Fossils ... ;)
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Nothing will change until they are allowed to fail, colossally, and maybe not even then.
Meanwhile, others will find a way to survive.
THE DEBIL

Luxemburg, Luxembourg

#811962 Nov 26, 2012
DEBIL TAKE THE L'IL WHITE BABY AN' CRACK IT'S HEAD OPEN ON A ROCK. THE SEAGULLS DIVE MADLY HOPIN' TO STEAL A PIECE OF THE GOOEY BRAINS, BUT DEBIL JUS' GRAB THEM AN' CRACK THEY HEADS OPEN ON THE SAME ROCK. PRETTY SOON THE ROCK AN' THE DEBIL ALL COVERED IN BIRD-BRAINS. NUFF SAID.

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811963 Nov 26, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The larger point is that the entire bottled water industry is a joke, an outrageous expense that provides little, if any, benefit over tap water.
Empty water bottles littering the landscape, by the billions. I'll wager most purchased by idiotic liberals and EBT card holders.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#811964 Nov 26, 2012
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Funny. It was the RNC that actually paid a company to sign up people, and threw away applications when they didn't agree with their politics!
Now that son, IS illegal!
RNC Asked Nathan Sproul to Create Shell Companies to Mask Payments

Sproul said he created Strategic Allied Consulting at the RNC's request because the party wanted to avoid being publicly linked to the past allegations. The firm was set up at a Virginia address, and Sproul does not show up on the corporate paperwork.
"In order to be able to do the job that the state parties were hiring us to do, the [RNC] asked us to do it with a different company's name, so as to not be a distraction from the false information put out in the Internet," Sproul said.

The RNC's rapid decision to distance itself comes as Republicans around the country have sought to make voter fraud an issue, in part by pressing for voter identification laws.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/09/29/1137...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#811965 Nov 26, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Somebody give lily an "attagirl" for dead-horse whipping.
Rafalka is dead? BTW, I read that Santorum is considering running again!!! How thrilling is that?

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811967 Nov 26, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Mitt Romney's Bain Made Millions On Big Tobacco In U.S., Russia
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/09/mitt...
Good for him, it's called the free market, better than Obumbles spending trillions we don't have. Obimbala has wasted app.$90 billion on failed green energy cos. why don't you bitch about that?
Where's that $40 billion GM owes us?

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#811968 Nov 26, 2012
Buy American or Drop Dead wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah. And when are you folks going to disbanded the United Mine Workers. As all loyal members of the GOP agree, All unions are evil.
That's a lie. making you a ..........
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#811969 Nov 26, 2012
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>RNC Asked Nathan Sproul to Create Shell Companies to Mask Payments
Sproul said he created Strategic Allied Consulting at the RNC's request because the party wanted to avoid being publicly linked to the past allegations. The firm was set up at a Virginia address, and Sproul does not show up on the corporate paperwork.
"In order to be able to do the job that the state parties were hiring us to do, the [RNC] asked us to do it with a different company's name, so as to not be a distraction from the false information put out in the Internet," Sproul said.
The RNC's rapid decision to distance itself comes as Republicans around the country have sought to make voter fraud an issue, in part by pressing for voter identification laws.
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/09/29/1137...
lol! He sure did! And this wasn't his first foray into the "gray" area either!

It was a shell game in more ways than one!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#811970 Nov 26, 2012
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Keynesian economics
Keynesian economics advocates a mixed economy – predominantly private sector, but with a role for government intervention during recessions – and in the US served as the standard economic model during the later part of the Great Depression, World War II, and the post-war economic expansion (1945–1973), though it lost some influence following the stagflation of the 1970s. The advent of the global financial crisis in 2008 has caused a resurgence in Keynesian thought.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keynesian_econom...
With a notable lack of success, as demonstrated by our current predicament.
THE DEBIL

Luxemburg, Luxembourg

#811971 Nov 26, 2012
new yawk wrote:
And while others have found the means and resources to survive, through wisdom of preparedness and planning, they will still be caught unaware, and coming for the take.
If they can't rely on themselves now and be responsible, how can they be expected to when the going gets really tough ...
Yea, a bunch of Colossal Fossils ... ;)
<quoted text>
UH-HUH. WELL, LES' TAKE YOU THEORY AN SEE WHERE IT GO. SO, UM THERE YOU ARE ON THE 45TH FLOOR OF THE WORLD TRADE TOWER NUMBER 1. YOU SITTIN' THERE ON COMPANY TIME LOOKIN' OVER YOU HEALTHY 401K AN' YOU JUS' HAPPEN TO GLANCE OUT THE WINDOW AN' YOU SAY TO YOUSELF, "BOY, THAT PLANE IS FLYIN' AWFULLY LOW..." AN', AS IT HAPPENS, THAT THE VERY LAS' THOUGHT THAT PASS THROUGH YOU MIND. AS DEBIL UNDERSTAND IT, THA'S JUS' A MATTER OF UNPREPAREDNESS, AN' DEBIL AGREE. DIFFERENCE IS, DEBIL DON' QUITE SEE WHY YOU FAMILY ENTITLED TO FINANCIAL COMPENSATION FO' THEY LOSS? SURELY THE PROBLEM IS THAT PO' BASTARD JUS' CHOOSE TO WORK AT THE WRONG PLACE?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#811972 Nov 26, 2012
Buy American or Drop Dead wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah. And when are you folks going to disbanded the United Mine Workers. As all loyal members of the GOP agree, All unions are evil.
The UMW is irrelevant.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#811973 Nov 26, 2012
sage won wrote:
<quoted text>I was working, buttlick, you know what working is , don't you?
Yawn
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#811974 Nov 26, 2012
lol! Cons will be cons!!!!

"....But McCain's own campaign staffers are those special interests, a fact that casts doubt on both McCain's hiring judgment and his ability to pursue tough reforms of Fannie and Freddie.

Aquiles Suarez, listed as an economic adviser to the McCain campaign in a July 2007 McCain press release, was formerly the director of government and industry relations for Fannie Mae. The Senate Lobbying Database says Suarez oversaw the lending giant's $47,510,000 lobbying campaign from 2003 to 2006.

And other current McCain campaign staffers were the lobbyists receiving shares of that money. According to the Senate Lobbying Database, the lobbying firm of Charlie Black, one of McCain's top aides, made at least $820,000 working for Freddie Mac from 1999 to 2004. The McCain campaign's vice-chair Wayne Berman and its congressional liaison John Green made $1.14 million working on behalf of Fannie Mae for lobbying firm Ogilvy Government Relations. Green made an additional $180,000 from Freddie Mac. Arther B. Culvahouse Jr., the VP vetter who helped John McCain select Sarah Palin, earned $80,000 from Fannie Mae in 2003 and 2004, while working for lobbying and law firm O'Melveny & Myers LLP. In addition, Politico reports that at least 20 McCain fundraisers have lobbied for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, pocketing at least $12.3 million over the last nine years.

For years McCain campaign manager Rick Davis was head of the Homeownership Alliance, a lobbying association that included Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, real estate agents, homebuilders, and non-profits. According to Politico, the organization opposed congressional attempts at regulation of Fannie and Freddie, along the lines of what John McCain is currently proposing. In his capacity of president of the group, Davis went on record in 2003 and insisted that no further reform of the lenders was necessary, in contradiction to his current boss's sentiments. "[Fannie and Freddie] are subject to an innovative and stringent risk-based capital stress test," Davis wrote. "The toughest in the financial services industry."..."

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