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#832652 Jan 3, 2013
If granny can't trust her doctor...
All that education gets us this:
"A Texas physician and six others were indicted on Tuesday in the largest healthcare fraud case in U.S. history, federal law enforcement officials reported"
#832653 Jan 3, 2013
There's that Mitt Romney 47% again. So you really want to tax an 80 year old widow living on SS that can't pay for all her Meds now or the guy on his 3rd tour in Afghanistan? Both together make up more than 20% of the 47%.
#832654 Jan 3, 2013
take PELL grant/GI Bill money and...
"Suits: Law Schools Misrepresented Graduates’ Success In Finding Jobs"
"CHICAGO (CBS)— Three Chicago area law schools are being sued, on claims that they misrepresented the number of students who were hired for full-time jobs requiring a law degree after graduation.
As WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Conway reports, the class action suits were brought by some graduates of the DePaul University Law School, the Chicago-Kent College of Law, and the John Marshall Law School"
#832655 Jan 3, 2013
There is NO such thing as a Federal Sales Tax. But I have got to hand it to all you fear mongers. That's a NEW good one. Right up there with Death Panels,Birthers and a UN take over.
#832656 Jan 3, 2013
PAGING LEOSNANA!....PAGING LEOSNANA!
Billions in tax dollars and all we get is cheaters!!!!!
"...found that 178 principals and teachers at nearly half the district’s schools — desperate to raise test scores — had cheated."
#832657 Jan 3, 2013
race war, class war, marxism...all contributing to the decline of western civilization under the guise of multiculturalism and white limousine liberal guilt.
#832658 Jan 3, 2013
"Start Spreadin the News..."
the Rotten Apple!
Hey bro...take my SAT/ACT for me!
"...The changes will be applied nationwide, and will take effect in the fall, said Kathleen M. Rice, the district attorney in Nassau County. Her office charged 20 teenagers from five high schools last fall; 5 of the students were accused of taking tests for others and 15 were accused of paying them $500 to $3,600 to take the tests. Ms. Rice said up to 50 students might have been involved."
Since: Dec 10
#832659 Jan 3, 2013
I agree with that. When I said "moochers", I didn't mean to imply they are all intentionally moochers. The system is being adjusted to increase the number of people relying on the government, and to disparage the idea of being self-reliant.
Many don't want to be moochers, but the system gathers them together with the intentional moochers.
#832660 Jan 3, 2013
Reagan would be disappointed.
and some similar hypocrisy.....
Just a few years ago, the tax deal pushed through Congress on Tuesday would have been a Republican fiscal fantasy, a sweeping bill that locks in virtually all of the Bush-era tax cuts, exempts almost all estates from taxation, and enshrines the former president’s credo that dividends and capital gains should be taxed equally and gently.
But times have changed, President George W. Bush is gone, and before the bill’s final passage late Tuesday, House Republican leaders struggled all day to quell a revolt among caucus members who threatened to blow up a hard-fought compromise that they could have easily framed as a victory. Many House Republicans seemed determined to put themselves in a position to be blamed for sending the nation’s economy into a potential tailspin under the weight of automatic tax increases and spending cuts.
it's no wonder Romney was their pick. the whole damn party is etch-a-sketch.
#832661 Jan 3, 2013
Forbes and the WSJ must be part of the misinformation conspiracy. either that or you don't read much.
'Obamacare's Medical-Device Tax Kills Patients, Not Just Jobs
My colleague Robert Book has written a compelling analysis of Obamacare’s medical-device tax, which concludes that it will destroy about 14,000 and perhaps up to 47,100 jobs. The 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices is a savage blow to innovation. Note that this tax is on sales, not profits. It cuts into the top line, not the bottom line. If not repealed, this tax will start hitting medical-device makers on January 1, 2013.
Another colleague, Benjamin Zycher, has come at the tax from a different angle: In an analysis that concludes that the tax will lead to a reduction in research and development by about $2 billion every year, Zycher estimates how many patients will suffer early deaths because of the throttling of innovation.
Reviewing peer-reviewed literature on the relationship between medical technology and improvements in life expectancies, Zycher estimates that the knock-on effect of the tax will be about one million life-years lost annually...'
#832662 Jan 3, 2013
Fair????????? hahahahha!!!!!!!!!! Your blowing a Repub talking point.. stop!!!!!!!!!!
Over 430,000 making MORE than $100K paid NO taxes in 2010. Over 2000 making more than $1million paid NO taxes. 6 of the Richest 400 in America paid NO taxes.
#832663 Jan 3, 2013
you conservatives really should stop complaining about republicans policies.
you're making yourselves look kinda foolish. must be all that FOX confusion.
#832664 Jan 3, 2013
Ethics in question America...
"An investigation into one of the largest cheating scandals ever at the United States Naval Academy will implicate about 125 midshipmen, or about 15 percent of this year's graduating class, Navy officials said today."
Since: Dec 10
#832665 Jan 3, 2013
I don't know how a race that died by the hundreds of thousands to free a race that wouldn't free itself with superior numbers can have anything to feel guilty about. Yet, they are indoctrinated to feel guilty, and a significant percentage are successfully programmed to accept this unjustified guilt.
There should be just one culture here, the American culture, which is identified by the belief in the universal appliction of the rights defined in our Constitution, augmented by the belief that the ultimate status one can achieve is the condition of self-reliance.
That was true not very long ago. It is far from being true today.
If individual rights are ensured universally, won't social justice be the automatic outcome?
Why doesn't everyone see this obvious fact?
#832666 Jan 3, 2013
Call it what you want clown, but when in a recession the top 2% is still making record profits, what else is it but class discrimination? As for racism, you linked class discrimination to racial discrimination & we see what side your heart lies. This country can go to hell in a hand basket just as long as you go with it. You & all your racist buddies! Ya'll couldn't win an election with your so called"dems dressed as reps", so what the hell you gonna do when they leave your party? Find another 100 reasons ya'll loss the next election. You can take that old ass constitution & wipe your old ass with it. Ain't no way a bunch of old racist white men in tights & wigs could've seen & predicted how thee world would & should operate over 200 years in the future. That whole concept is a crock of shyt!
Since: Dec 10
#832667 Jan 3, 2013
CNN and ABC aren't exactly what you would call reputable sources. Each has been busted multiple times for blatantly lying, and many more times for misleading and hiding the truth.
Let's see what the taxable net was. I noticed that you didn't reference this.
How does the tax code allow a net profit to not be taxed?
Kindly explain that to us. What special exemptions were applied for these supposed cases you got from sources like CNN and ABC.
#832668 Jan 3, 2013
this was in ObamaCare too. if it hadn't been repealed, we would be writing about it right now and the usual Topix Obots would be here saying it isn't true. i guess there will be a lot of unintended consequences as more Americans wake up to the cost of "free" healthcare.
'Obama Signs 1099 Appeal Law
President Barack Obama signed into law, on April 14, a bill repealing expanded Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 reporting requirements.
The law repeals Section 9006 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 that would have required businesses to fill out 1099 forms for both goods and services valued at more than $600 starting in 2012. With the bill signed into law, businesses will now continue to have to fill out 1099 forms only for services of $600 or more in 2011 and beyond.
President Obama declared in his signing statement,“Small business owners are the engine of our economy and because Democrats and Republicans worked together, we can ensure they spend their time and resources creating jobs and growing their business, not filling out more paperwork.”
The “Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011” was introduced in the House of Representatives on Jan. 11. It passed the House on a vote of 314 to 112 on March 3, and passed the Senate on April 5 on a vote of 87 to 12.
Republicans and Democrats have disagreed on how to replace the nearly $22 billion in lost revenues that the Congressional Budget Office estimated would be generated by the expanded 1099 reporting requirements that would capture lost taxes on income that currently goes unreported.
The Senate voted 81 to 17 on Feb. 2 to repeal the expanded reporting requirements and offset it with spending cuts. The House version that President Obama signed into law eliminated some health-insurance tax credits passed last year in the health care reform.'
#832669 Jan 3, 2013
American ethics on display...
Give out fwee money...
Look what it leads us!
Spending more money! Ponzi....Ponzi!
"In the Social Security program alone, the White House proposes to spend $4.3 billion over five years to fight fraud associated with disability claims..."
#832670 Jan 3, 2013
Speaking of those who have jobs and have to work for less money now...
(Can't help but wonder when the incentive to work begins to fizzle out for working Americans...I mean, besides the ones who have fizzled out already and are struggling to hold on because they have no choice.)
Can somebody please tell me things aren't this grim? And I'm just having a bad dream?
Because I always see the glass half full and I'm the one who believes hope springs eternal...so I'm hoping this is just a bad dream.
#832671 Jan 3, 2013
your assignment today is to see how things work so well in Zimbabwe (who expelled their white men) and maybe Haiti, where kidnapping of all races is an industry, and then report back.
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