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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#858671 Feb 13, 2013
Is Marco Rubio Capable of More Than Bromides?

His smoothly delivered State of the Union response showed his major weakness as a speaker: the staleness of his rhetoric.

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2...

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#858672 Feb 13, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I never post links. If you are to lazy to type in the headline then so be it. If you notice it was an AP story reported on Fox Nation. What is it about you libtards and reading comprehension???
Our reading comprehension is very good? That what you meant to say?(BTW, it's TOO lazy TO type...NC)

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#858673 Feb 13, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I have absolutely no problem with them blowing terrorist away with a drone strike. I never believe the terrorist s should be brought here so I don't understand your point. You people keep trying to fit me into the rightwing hole. It won't happen because I'm not. I believe what I believe because that is the way things look to me not because someone else says so. The problem is most real solutions are conservative. Taxing more, spending more, and borrowing more is never the answer. You'll just keep playing that left/right game the progressives have set up for you and they will lead you to your own doom. You are seeing the progressives in both parties right now but are to blind to recognize it.
The problem I have is when they start blowing people away in this country. I think it will get too easy to just kill people rather than arrest, try, and jail people. Slippery slopes are hard to stop once you start sliding.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#858674 Feb 13, 2013
Aphelion wrote:
<quoted text>
Never stops being amusing when the losers on the left have nothing in the way of a credible reply so they just accuse everyone on the board that doesn't agree with their bent thinking as being the same person.
I know that it will come as a surprise to you simpletons but many in this country do not agree with you or the current administrations position.
many...but not enough.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#858675 Feb 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
settle down. i know you're not a FOXbot.
look, i'm a fiscal conservative. deficit hawk to be precise. but the data shows that cutting taxes in this economy doesn't add anything to the economy.
so what's driving the deficit? lost revenue. check this....
The money that went “missing” in your paycheck as the payroll tax holiday expired last month helped fuel a $3 billion budget surplus for January.
http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/morning_cal...
and this....
It is a standard talking point of Republicans and deficit hawks of all political stripes that federal spending is out of control; that major surgery is needed, especially on entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, to get the budget on a sustainable course.
In fact, our long-term deficit situation is not nearly as severe as even many budget experts believe. The problem is that they are looking at recent history and near-term projections that are overly impacted by one-time factors related to the economic crisis and massive Republican tax cuts that lowered revenues far below normal.
Taking a longer-term view, such as that in a recent Treasury Department report, shows that our longer-term fiscal problem is in fact quite manageable.
Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2013/01...
so what game are you playing that recognizes the 'real problem'?
$3 billion dollars is a lot of money out of people's pockets that need. Money that would have been spent on food, a night out, or repairs. The government need to cut spending and let people keep the money they earn.

Since: Nov 09

Pharr, TX

#858676 Feb 13, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
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Waxman/Floriduh sockpuppets so far today.
Stay tuned folks, plenty more where these came from!!!!!!!!!!
Damn, I missed two of them. On the plus side for me, I'm leading you this morning with 14 peanuts to your 13 spams. I wonder if he thinks by giving us different judge-its no one will notice they are coming from the same moron?

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Since: Nov 09

Pharr, TX

#858677 Feb 13, 2013
Jimmy wrote:
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Don't worry sockpuppet hypocrite. Jimmy is not a Democrat so everyone is safe. When is the funeral for your Democrat buddy who is the most recent Democrat to commit multiple murders with any gun available?
We've already had the funeral and spread the ashes. Did you notice that he had the same narcissistic mental disorder you have?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#858678 Feb 13, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> $3 billion dollars is a lot of money out of people's pockets that need. Money that would have been spent on food, a night out, or repairs. The government need to cut spending and let people keep the money they earn.
while some keep complaining about the deficit. a deficit driven by lost revenue.

can't have it both ways flack.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#858679 Feb 13, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Two hillbillies discussing the short and long term consequences of raising the minimum wage, now I have seen everything.
Given that the relative worth of the person has not increased, just why in the hell should anyone be forced to pay more for the same uneducated and unreliable product?

The reason people are working for minimum wage when they are older than 18 is because they are't worth any more than that. If they were worth more, they would be paid more.
I'm for getting rid of the minimum wage entirely. Let a person choose how much they will be worth to the economy, and be paid accordingly.

here's how you increase your income:

Don't drop out of school.
Don't have children before you are married.
Take advantage of the plethora of opportunites to educate yourself.
STUDY SOMETHING USEFUL TO THE ECONOMY.
GET A GODDAM JOB.
Show up for work every day... on goddam time.
Do what you're being paid to do while you are at work.
Become a student of your profession.

If you CHOOSE to do the above, you will not have to rely on a minimum wage to support yourself.

If you CHOOSE to not do the above, you will need a thief like Obama to steal from people who chose to do the above and give it to you.

And, it's never too late. You can change from a useless course to a useful course at any time in your life. However, the sooner you make that change, the greater your reward will be throughout your life... that is, if Obama's Marxist welfare state doesn't take over everything. Then, everything you earn will be needed to support the mooching Obamavilles that will be created everywhere.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#858680 Feb 13, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
<quoted text>
We've already had the funeral and spread the ashes. Did you notice that he had the same narcissistic mental disorder you have?
Was that before, or after you died of brain cancer?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#858681 Feb 13, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Look, Damnably Bad Writer, as long as you continue your miserable existence, the answer to "You are not only the most ignorant person here, you are the biggest liar." will be hotly contested by you, Methmouth, and the Warturds drawer...
How about just answering the questions:

Where was Obama during the 7-hour battle between Al Qaeda and the stripped-down American security detatchment in Benghazi while the White House watched Al Qaeda kill them on the real-time video feed?

And;

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#858682 Feb 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
while some keep complaining about the deficit. a deficit driven by lost revenue.
can't have it both ways flack.
here are the numbers, dufus.

http://www.usgovernmentspending.com/

Now, tell us how the deficit is related to "lost revenue".

You do know that when any institution has diminished revenue, that institution has to decrease their spending, don't you?

You're an idiot.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#858683 Feb 13, 2013
Aggregate Demand and State-Level Employment

What explains the sharp decline in U.S. employment from 2007 to 2009? Why has employment remained stubbornly low? Survey data from the National Federation of Independent Businesses show that the decline in state-level employment is strongly correlated with the increase in the percentage of businesses complaining about lack of demand. While business concerns about government regulation and taxes also rose steadily from 2008 to 2011, there is no evidence that job losses were larger in states where businesses were more worried about these factors.

....Figure 3 shows there was almost no correlation between job growth in a state from 2008 to 2011 and the increase in the percentage of businesses citing regulation and taxes as their primary concern. In fact, if anything, the correlation is positive.

States in which businesses increasingly cited regulation and taxes experienced higher job growth, although this correlation is not statistically significant. The lack of correlation is not a matter of the timing we choose. For example, there also is no strong correlation if we examine the 2009–11 period or the 2010–11 period instead.

Figure 4 uses 2012 state unemployment rates instead of job growth from 2008 to 2011. The result is similar. There is no evidence of a positive relationship between 2012 state unemployment rates and the increase in businesses citing regulation and taxes as their primary concern. If anything, the relation is negative.

http://www.frbsf.org/publications/economics/l...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#858684 Feb 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
while some keep complaining about the deficit. a deficit driven by lost revenue.
can't have it both ways flack.
No Sorry you are wrong. We have a deficit because the federal government spends and borrows more money than it receives. Taking more and more money from the people who earn it has now brought us to where we are. The government is now so big that it is sucking the life out of the economy. Soon it will cost $50 bucks for a loaf of bread. Better hope interest rates don't go up.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#858685 Feb 13, 2013
Here: This is what I will agree with. $0.20 sales tax. No deductions. No exceptions. $0.12 local, $0.05 state, $0.03 federal. Put the money back to the people where it belongs and not some bureaucratic monstrosity. If you can't pay for the government with the money you receive cut the government till you can. Then cut it 10% more.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#858686 Feb 13, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> No Sorry you are wrong. We have a deficit because the federal government spends and borrows more money than it receives. Taking more and more money from the people who earn it has now brought us to where we are. The government is now so big that it is sucking the life out of the economy. Soon it will cost $50 bucks for a loaf of bread. Better hope interest rates don't go up.
and now you're playing that game you said you didn't play.

because you can't back up your assertions. it's just more conservative boilerplate.

maybe you should start posting links. just think about how i'd be treated if i didn't.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#858687 Feb 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Is Marco Rubio Capable of More Than Bromides?
His smoothly delivered State of the Union response showed his major weakness as a speaker: the staleness of his rhetoric.
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2...
It wasn't smooth at all. He was visibly nervous, appeared to be like a high school senior rehearsing in front of a mirror; his mouth was extremely dry and he finally grabbed a sip of water and in the end he said God bless everyone and smiled from ear to ear. It was laughable at best.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#858688 Feb 13, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> The problem I have is when they start blowing people away in this country. I think it will get too easy to just kill people rather than arrest, try, and jail people. Slippery slopes are hard to stop once you start sliding.
Why would you come to this conclusion? I find it amazing that the rightwingers are all whining about due process for Al-Alawki and his son. I am a leftwinger and am all for due process, but in this case, I feel it was warranted.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#858689 Feb 13, 2013
A simple question. Where will the money come from to pay all minimum wage earners an extra $1.50 or so an hour come from? Think about it and give an honest answer. What will be the ramification?

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#858690 Feb 13, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> No Sorry you are wrong. We have a deficit because the federal government spends and borrows more money than it receives. Taking more and more money from the people who earn it has now brought us to where we are. The government is now so big that it is sucking the life out of the economy. Soon it will cost $50 bucks for a loaf of bread. Better hope interest rates don't go up.
Flacktradamus: Bread to hit $50.00 a loaf.

I get it though. If I get a cut in salary that creates a $300/month deficit in my budget, its not because my wages were cut. Its because I spend too much.

Flacktards are so schmart.

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