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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#833781 Jan 4, 2013
Calm Liberal wrote:
<quoted text>
It isn't even necessary to make such massive eliminations. We had a surplus during Clinton's term. Just to put in perspective what you are suggesting, here is a short list of government items that are "not specifically authorized by the Constitution":
The United States Marine Corps
The United States Air Force
The FBI
The CIA
All Cabinet Departments (Departments of State, Defense, Treasury, etc.)
Well, you get the idea.
You are totally wrong.

The Departments of State, Justice, Treasury, and Defense (War) are carrying out functions specifically authorized by the Constitution.

All other Cabinet departments are outside the Constitution.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#833782 Jan 4, 2013
A group of 27 U.S. troops landed in Gaziantep, Turkey, where they will survey the Patriot deployment, according to Turkish state news agency Anadolu.

U.S. officials did not release any information about the troops' arrival, but had said last month that forces would be deployed to Turkey.

"We've made very clear to them that we're going to protect countries in this region," Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said last month. "We have to act to do what we have to do to make sure that we defend ourselves and make sure that Turkey can defend itself."

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/04/world/meast...
Homer 2013

Effort, PA

#833783 Jan 4, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean Reagan/HW Bush quadrupling the debt doesn't count?
Bah, flag pin on his lapel, he was a god.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#833784 Jan 4, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
No you don't. If you did you would have never said "cattleman's convention", stupid fck.
Thanks!!

You just admitted to the post!!

Nice job.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#833785 Jan 4, 2013
Calm Liberal wrote:
<quoted text>
Using your logic, when a police officer is shot, there is no sense having a surgeon remove the bullet and save his life. After all, he will probably just get shot again.
The point is helping people who need help. So what if the money comes from the federal government. I suspect that most of the homeowners who are suffering in those areas have payed plenty in federal taxes at some point in their lives. Some of them may have even lost their sons in wars they were sent to fight by the federal government. Do I think people like that are owned something by the federal government? You bet I do.
Nothing comes from the federal government. It all comes from other individual taxpayers.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#833786 Jan 4, 2013
Calm Liberal wrote:
<quoted text>
Using your logic, when a police officer is shot, there is no sense having a surgeon remove the bullet and save his life. After all, he will probably just get shot again.
The point is helping people who need help. So what if the money comes from the federal government. I suspect that most of the homeowners who are suffering in those areas have payed plenty in federal taxes at some point in their lives. Some of them may have even lost their sons in wars they were sent to fight by the federal government. Do I think people like that are owned something by the federal government? You bet I do.
We send $10 million a day to Israel alone; we help all other countries; yet these neanderthals are opposed to helping our fellow Americans, I just don't get it.
Homer 2013

Effort, PA

#833787 Jan 4, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Ann Coulter screamed that they should publish the names of women who had abortions. These people are sick in the head beyond words.
Btw, I don't think the names and addresses of gun owners should have been published either. What about privacy?
I wouldn't mind a list of dumbass rightwingers, of course in Texas you just pick up a phone book.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#833788 Jan 4, 2013
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Actually, it's lying hateful bigots that I stand against.
Do you have amnesia?
You stand against yourself??

That's weird.

You might wanna take Tenzing's advice and get that really big bottle of Prozac.

Or you're not gonna make it through Obama's second term.
Homer 2013

Effort, PA

#833789 Jan 4, 2013
baby new year dem wrote:
<quoted text>you hillbillies are nothing if not cosistently dumb as fk.
Galt has a very limited knowledge of the damage inflicted in this area.
pens_make_us_dum

Oklahoma City, OK

#833790 Jan 4, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Just trying to get your perspective on the bigger picture.
Would you put a bullet through your daughter's head to save an innocent Iraqi?
Oh boy!

Philosophy!!!!

Ok...you are on the beach and a black teenager and a white teenager start screaming for help...they are drowning...

Equal distances from you...

Which one do you save?

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#833791 Jan 4, 2013
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Black republicans see it differently. They see voting to remain on another kind of democrat plantation is not in their best interests.
I'm sure you're close friends with many of them.
Homer 2013

Effort, PA

#833792 Jan 4, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Galt used to be Nobama from PA, now he's in CA...hmmm, the plot thickens.
Better state healthcare in CA

Since: Jan 13

Largo, FL

#833793 Jan 4, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
You are totally wrong.
The Departments of State, Justice, Treasury, and Defense (War) are carrying out functions specifically authorized by the Constitution.
All other Cabinet departments are outside the Constitution.
No, I'm not wrong. You said we should eliminate "every federal department and function" not specifically authorized. The entities and departments I mentioned are not specifically authorized.
Homer 2013

Effort, PA

#833794 Jan 4, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Nothing comes from the federal government. It all comes from other individual taxpayers.
Great, can I have my money back for your war in Iraq?

Since: Jan 13

Largo, FL

#833795 Jan 4, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Nothing comes from the federal government. It all comes from other individual taxpayers.
Then you should have no problem with the federal government, since, by your own admission, welfare payments, federal regulations, taxes, etc. do not come from the federal government. So your beef is with individual taxpayers.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#833796 Jan 4, 2013
maddmaxx7 wrote:
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I was in the battery industry for 17 years, what are your credentials?
Yeah, you changed the battery in my car once at Sears!!

You had a hard time lifting it, as I recall.
AmericanMan

Russellville, KY

#833797 Jan 4, 2013
Calm Liberal wrote:
<quoted text>
Using your logic, when a police officer is shot, there is no sense having a surgeon remove the bullet and save his life. After all, he will probably just get shot again.
The point is helping people who need help. So what if the money comes from the federal government. I suspect that most of the homeowners who are suffering in those areas have payed plenty in federal taxes at some point in their lives. Some of them may have even lost their sons in wars they were sent to fight by the federal government. Do I think people like that are owned something by the federal government? You bet I do.
If the people had any logic they would not build a home next to the water that they KNOW damn well will one day be washed away. Build any thing anywhere you want. But do not ask all of America to pay for it when it's gone because you were stupid.

Since: Jan 13

Largo, FL

#833798 Jan 4, 2013
Homer 2013 wrote:
<quoted text>I wouldn't mind a list of dumbass rightwingers, of course in Texas you just pick up a phone book.
LOL

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#833799 Jan 4, 2013
SATAN wrote:
WELL, HERE'S THE WAY I FEEL ABOUT INVADING IRAQ. WHEN YOU KILL 500,000 PEOPLE TO PUNISH A TYRANT FOR KILLING 160,000 PEOPLE THERE IS SOME POSSIBILITY THE REMAINING PEOPLE WON'T VIEW YOUR INTERVENTION WITH GOOD FAVOR.
AMERICA HAS REPEATEDLY COMMITTED MONEY AND FORCE TO SUPPORTING RIGHT WING DICTATORS, CAUSES, MOVEMENTS. OUR MILITARY AND THE MILITARY INDUSTRIALS ARE DECIDEDLY RIGHT WING. RIGHT WING IS A NICE WAY OF SAYING FASCIST. SO LET ME SAY IT FOR YOU: AMERICA'S FOREIGN POLICY, AT LEAST AS FAR AS CONFLICTS ARE CONCERNED, IS FASCIST. WE ARE A FASCIST STATE AND OUT MILITARY IS A FASCIST ORGANIZATION WHICH ENDORSES FUNDAMENTALIST CHRISTIANITY AS THE MEANS BY WHICH FASCISM IS INCULCATED IN THE TROOPS.
IT MAY NOT HAPPEN IMMEDIATELY, BUT SOONER RATHER THAN LATER SOME IDIOT FUNDAMENTALIST GENERAL, BOYKIN POSSIBLY OR ONE LIKE HIM, WILL ATTEMPT TO USE THE INDOCTRINATED TROOPS UNDER HIS COMMAND TO TRY AND EXECUTE A COUP AGAINST THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT. I MYSELF, AM LOOKING FORWARD TO IT. IT'S PAST TIME WE CLEANED OUT THE RAT'S NEST THAT IS THE AMERICAN MILITARY.
Again with the chickenfeed. There were 60 million killed in WWII, God only knows how many Roosevelt(D) was responsible for. Then of course we have Truman(D), the only man in history to use atomic weapons - twice. He personally incinerated 200,000 Japs in retaliation for killing 'only' 2,400 Americans at Pearl Harbor, but who's counting?

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#833800 Jan 4, 2013
flack wrote:
Beer sales going to be a lot slower tonight with people having less money in their paycheck. Except people tend to drink more when times are bad. Next three months going to really suck.
I don't know about you, but I made a bunch of money this week, as the market rose almost 4%.

You know a big rally is coming, housing stocks like Pulte have more than doubled since summer. The economy is coming back, and if the House would get out of the way, it would improve faster.

You're the only rightie on here who seems to understand stocks, so why you all gloom and doom??

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