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#836325 Jan 9, 2013
Since 2001, Congress has made almost 5,000 changes to U.S. tax law -- an average of more than one a day.
At nearly 4 million words, the U.S. tax law is so thick and complicated that businesses and individuals spend more than 6 billion hours a year complying with filing requirements, according to a report Wednesday by an independent government watchdog.
That's the equivalent of 3 million people working full-time, year-round.
The tax code is 10 times the size of the Bible.
Did Obama even mention tax reform as part of his plan on the campaign trail?
#836326 Jan 9, 2013
Ghost from his basement in Moreno Valley.
#836327 Jan 9, 2013
Just pinched myself. Yes.
#836328 Jan 9, 2013
#836329 Jan 9, 2013
Grey Ghost, draft dodger.
#836330 Jan 9, 2013
There was a war on Jews in Germany, a convenient scapegoat.
Just as there is a war on successful white people in America, another convenient scapegoat.
#836331 Jan 9, 2013
You'll be begging for ghost to drag you threw the topix mud after debil gets done with you.
#836332 Jan 9, 2013
That was me pinching you.
#836333 Jan 9, 2013
There aint nuthin' weasly or little about what I aint NEVER used to write a check with-dirtbag...and I don't need any ivitation should I ever take a notion to ride my horse through Maryland. This is America-land of the free, home of the brave God lovin' nation- NOT some archaic, stone-age craggy hellhole.
#836334 Jan 9, 2013
In your dreams hillbilly racist.
#836335 Jan 9, 2013
#836336 Jan 9, 2013
This explains the U.S.'Debt Ceiling' in simplest terms...
* U.S. Tax revenue:$2,170,000,000,000
* Fed budget:$3,820,000,000,000
* New debt:$ 1,650,000,000,000
* National debt:$14,271,000,000,000
* Recent budget cuts:$ 38,500,000,000
Let's now remove 8 zeros and pretend it's a household budget:
* Annual family income:$21,700
* Money the family spent:$38,200
* New debt on the credit card:$16,500
* Outstanding balance on the credit card:$142,710
* Total budget cuts so far:$385
#836337 Jan 9, 2013
Ghetto/Gutter potty mouth Duhmmy didn't even requote it right-
Sleepy little, clean and tidy towns, carefully tended to, dappled with centuries of old, white steepled churches beckoning thier spires upwards, and well preserved centuries old homes that harbor linages of the faithful that attended them....
May the GOOD higher powers be with them!!
#836338 Jan 9, 2013
Send him a damn crate of lye soap-he's way overdue for a defleaing and mouthwash.
#836339 Jan 9, 2013
ESPN fires Rob Parker
Posted by Michael David Smith on January 8, 2013, 2:57 PM EST
Austin Rivers - First Take - September 19, 2012
Rob Parker, the commentator who created controversy when he questioned whether Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is a “cornball brother” because he has a white fiancee, has been fired by ESPN.
“Rob Parker’s contract expired at year end. Evaluating our needs and his work, including his recent RGIII comments, we decided not to renew,” an ESPN spokesman said in a written statement.
ESPN can spin this as simply a decision not to renew his contract, rather than a firing, but the reality is that ESPN specifically stated on December 20 that Parker had been suspended for 30 days, and as of December 20, ESPN was expecting Parker back at the end of his 30-day suspension.(He made the comments on December 13, so a 30-day suspension from that date would have ended on January 12.)
So why did Parker’s discipline change from a 30-day suspension to termination? ESPN isn’t saying, but it may be that the network was unhappy with a recent interview Parker gave in which he said that ESPN knew what he was going to say on the air before he said it. In that interview, Parker also seemed to backtrack on his previous apology, complaining that people took his “cornball brother” statement out of context.
Parker has long been known for drawing attention to himself by stirring up controversy, and it’s unsurprising that he eventually took it too far and got himself fired. But ESPN is hardly blameless in all this: Parker made his comments on ESPN First Take, a show that celebrates provocation, and at first ESPN’s producers were so pleased with Parker’s comments about Griffin that the network re-aired the comments on Best of First Take. It was only later, after ESPN was criticized for airing the comments, that the network apologized.
And now, much later, ESPN has finally done what many viewers said it should have done from the beginning, and fired Parker.
#836340 Jan 9, 2013
Shame that we need to skip over mountains of filth from ghetto trash to participate in a political forum.
#836341 Jan 9, 2013
Here is a point of view from another forum:
"Americans are arming for war"
Lock and load, friends. The darkest chapter in American history is fast approaching. Meanwhile, Americans are arming up like never before. As the Washington Free Beacon is reporting today, "Folks are grabbing just about any gun they can get their hands on..."
Keep in mind the simple fact that Americans are NOT buying guns just so they can turn them in. Record gun sales everywhere across the country are a sign that Americans are arming for WAR against the radical left.
Over ten million firearms were purchased in December alone, and today there's hardly a gun left on any store shelf anywhere in the country. Ammo inventories have also been wiped out nearly everywhere. Same story with rifle magazines. Bottom line? Over the last 30 days, the American people purchased and took home nearly every handgun, rifle, shotgun, magazine and bullet that was for sale across the entire country.
To repeat: These items were NOT purchased just to turn them in to the government. They were purchased to defend the Republic against anti-American traitors and tyrants. We cannot help but conclude America is headed into civil war if the criminals in Washington actually try to ban guns.
#836342 Jan 9, 2013
Your tax dollars at work to support Japan:
Washington — Nissan Motor Co. said it will begin U.S. production of its all-electric Leaf on Thursday in Tennessee as part of a $1.4 billion government loan.
The Japanese automaker won an Energy Department loan in 2010 to build a battery plant in Smyrna, Tenn., and to retool to build the Leaf at its assembly plant next door.
The Leaf will be built alongside the company's gasoline-powered products.
Nissan says it is the only automaker that manufactures its own electric vehicle batteries, at the biggest lithium-ion automotive battery plant in the United States.
The Leaf's sales have struggled and the automaker failed to double sales in 2012 as it had predicted and instead sold about the same number as in 2011.
Last year, Nissan sold 9,819 Leaf EVs in the United States — up 1.5 percent over 2011.
The Leaf is not the only struggling electric vehicle. Ford Motor Co. sold just 685 Focus EVs in 2012 — its first full year of sales — even though it has built 1,627, according to a report from Ford last week.
From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130109/A...
#836348 Jan 9, 2013
The president is going to act," said Biden, giving some comments to the press before a meeting with victims of gun violence. "There are executive orders, there's executive action that can be taken. We haven't decided what that is yet. But we're compiling it all with the help of the attorney general and the rest of the cabinet members as well as legislative action that we believe is required."
Biden said that this is a moral issue and that "it's critically important that we act."
Biden talked also about taking responsible action. "As the president said, if your actions result in only saving one life, they're worth taking. But I'm convinced we can affect the well-being of millions of Americans and take thousands of people out of harm's way if we act responsibly."
Biden, as he himself noted, helped write the Brady bill.
Eric Holder was scheduled to be at the meeting that's currently taking place at the White House
http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/biden-oba... criminals, not citizens for gun ownership
John McCain believes that the right of law abiding citizens to keep and bear arms is a fundamental, individual Constitutional right. We have a responsibility to ensure that criminals who violate the law are prosecuted to the fullest, rather than restricting the rights of law abiding citizens. Gun control is a proven failure in fighting crime. Law abiding citizens should not be asked to give up their rights because of criminals--criminals who ignore gun control laws anyway.
Source: 2008 Senate campaign website, www.johnmccain.com ,“Issues”, Sep 1, 2007
Civil War Statistics
The Civil War, America's bloodiest conflict, cost nearly 1,100,000 casualties and claimed more than 620,000 lives. The campaigning armies left destruction in their wake, particularly in the Southern states that bore the brunt of the fighting. Best estimates place the total number of war-time clashes in excess of 10,000, many of them large scale encounters that resulted in staggering losses for both sides. Engagements such as Gettysburg, Shiloh, the Wilderness and Chickamauga are ranked among the great battles of history; they bear witness to the courage and tenacity with which the Federal and Confederate soldiers fought for their beliefs.
#836349 Jan 9, 2013
For example, Mr. Obama has called for Congress to ban the military-style rifles, nicknamed “assault weapons”; ban high-capacity ammunition clips; tighten background checks for gun purchasers; and confirm a director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jan/...
Follow us:@washtimes on Twitter‘Furious’ guns killed 16 kids
By GERRY SHIELDS
Last Updated: 1:19 AM, October 1, 2012
Posted: 1:19 AM, October 1, 2012
WASHINGTON — Weapons from the botched federal gun-trafficking operation were used to kill 16 Mexican teenagers, according to a report.
The youths were attending a party in Ciudad Juarez in January 2010 when they were killed by weapons from the Fast and Furious operation, Spanish-language television network Univision reported yesterday.
By Cora Currier, ProPublica
Yesterday, the Obama administration invoked executive privilege to prevent the release of certain documents to Congress related to Operation Fast and Furious, the arms-trafficking sting gone awry that came to light last year.(As we’ve detailed, federal agents lost track of hundreds of guns they sold to suspected gun smugglers, many of which later turned up at crime scenes in Mexico).
The fall-out from the failed operation has been an ongoing battle between Attorney General Eric Holder and congressional Republicans, in particular Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Issa wants documents related to the Department of Justice’s investigation of the operation.
THESE PEOPLE DO NOT GIVE A DAMN ABOUT KIDS!
ALL THEY WANT TO DO IS GO AFTER THE PEOPLE THAT OBEY THE
LAW AND TAKE THEIR GUNS AWAY FROM THEM!
IF YOU OUTLAW GUNS
ONLY THE OUTLAWS
WAKE UP USA!
“When the people fear the government there is tyranny, when the government fears the people there is liberty.”
― Thomas Jefferson
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