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Deltona, FL

#870393 Mar 8, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
The drone issue is creating some unusual political alliances.
John Yoo -- the George W. Bush administration lawyer who authored legal memos for the war on terror, including enhanced interrogation techniques -- is defending President Obama on the use of armed drones, in the face of criticism from libertarian Rand Paul.
"I admire libertarians but I think Rand Paul's filibuster in many ways is very much what libertarians do -- they make these very symbolic gestures, standing for some extreme position," Yoo said on a conference call sponsored by the Federalist Society.
Yoo, a University of California at Berkeley law professor, has criticized the Obama administration on other issues, but said of drone strikes: "I think it's right if an American joins an enemy with which we are at war he is or she is a valid target as an enemy combatant. That's been the rule throughout our history."
Rand Paul is a Republican senator from Kentucky, what's up with Yoo's calling him a libertarian?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870394 Mar 8, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Spoken like a true right whiner.
Tell me, how did the tearing down of the walls between banks & financial investment houses work out for America? Thank you Republicans Gramm, Bailey & Leach.
How does Republicans fighting for loopholes that help send jobs overseas working out for America.
Right whiners think we can trust corporations to do what is best for America. This is how fricken stupid you are. How many near financial collapses, how many Enrons, how many Bernie Madoffs do you need?
You evidently think Corporate America gives a rat's ass about you? My God, they only care about how much short term profit they can make regardless of people or this country.
If the financial service company where I have my brokerage account provides a money market fund and free check-writing service (a/k/a "banking"), what is your problem with that?

Jobs are shipped overseas because of taxation, unions, and excessive regulation. Attack those problems if you want a solution.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#870395 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Jane can't read either. Why aren't you out there protesting the prosecution of Abu Gaith in NY?
or didn't Anne Coulter tell you how to react yet?
when do you protest?

answer: when the generic brand is substituted for the Charmin in the Boca Boca Ostentatious Nouveau Riche Club House.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870396 Mar 8, 2013
flack wrote:
McDonald's February worldwide sales YOY down 1.6%
Blame Bush, Rainstorm Sandy, corporate greed, and all the usual suspects.

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#870397 Mar 8, 2013
After his crushing defeat, "Abong’o is just devastated ..", said a family spokesperson, "..everyone know Barack is slacker of family yet he get president of United States?"

An investigation into voter fraud is being considered.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870398 Mar 8, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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From what I've read for myself on the Gulf of Tonkin-it was another clear case, of botched up instructions based on botched up MISinformation.
As in the MISinformed of stupid parrot squawk and repeat sayz, what the MISinformed of stupid parrot squawk and repeat doez.
The real problem in Vietnam was trying to fight a defensive war where the US military was prohibited from attacking the enemy base.

Wouldn't it have been great to have an armed drone when Jane Fonda posed for enemy propaganda on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun?

Indianapolis, IN

#870399 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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United Drones of America, Privatized Testing Sites
There are drones all over the place already in the USA. This genie has been out of the bottle for years now.
But let's pretend drones are not already being used a lot in the USA.
NPR sort of did just that this morning. In their broadcast, called Seeking A 'Field Of Dreams' For A Rising Drone Industry, I think many listeners might just think drones aren't already in our skies.
I will prove this is not true below.
(Imagine the possibilities of personal drone ownership?)
with the drone lobby taking care of Republican Congressman it won't be long before they try to legislate for mandated personal ownership.

Topix feuds will take on a whole new meaning.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870401 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
New York lawmaker: 2013 ‘a superb year’ to pass single-payer health care
New York Assemblyman Richard Gottfried on Thursday introduced legislation to implement a single-payer health care system in the state, a proposal commonly referred to as “Medicare for all.”
Under a single-payer system, the state would pay for health care costs using a tax-payer funded insurance pool, similar to how Medicare operates at the federal level. The state of Vermont plans to implement a single-payer system by 2017. The California legislature approved a single-payer bill in 2008, but it was vetoed by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Any cost numbers?

Clearly, any taxpayer who already has insurance as an employee benefit will take a huge hit.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870402 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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The Dynamic Duo of McCain and Graham handed Paul his ass!!
McCain is retiring in 2016 and Graham will be out after the 2014 primary, probably to take a job in the Obama administration.

Newington, CT

#870403 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Where did he get that kind of money?
Louisiana representative Democrat William J. Jefferson's refrigerator or course!

Indianapolis, IN

#870404 Mar 8, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Rand Paul is a Republican senator from Kentucky, what's up with Yoo's calling him a libertarian?
heck i don't know. the guy is usually coming from far right field, so who knows what goes through for what passes as a brain for that poor excuse for a lawyer.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#870405 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Beautiful day in sunny Florida; the Canadians are at the beach!
it is so kind of you to keep bending over to provide the tourists with shade.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870406 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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He could have just called him and saved everyone from listening to his whining for 13 hours. Talk about torture. He's an idiot, both sides hate him.
Now he says he wants to run for President! Pls nominate this fool.
Hillary Clinton polled against anyone; wins.
Hillary will be thrown under the bus by Obama in favor of his chosen successor, a surrogate candidate to allow Obama to retain power.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870407 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Government reports 236,000 jobs for February, far over estimates. Unemployment rate slips to 7.7%
Unemployment down because of lower labor force participation rate.

Before long there will be no unemployment because nobody will bother working for Obama.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870408 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
WASHINGTON — Weeks after he was first arrested in Turkey, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who once served as a spokesman for Al Qaeda will appear in a New York courtroom on Friday to face terrorism charges that could result in life imprisonment
The arrest of Mr. Abu Ghaith was the rare occasion in which a Qaeda operative was detained overseas rather than killed. The Obama administration has expanded the use of targeted killing operations in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere, asserting that they are justified when there is no possibility of capture.
Spokesmen for the C.I.A. and the White House declined to comment.
Three terrorism defendants, who were extradited from Britain in October, are already facing trial in Manhattan.
They include Abu Hamza al-Masri, the fiery Islamic preacher who has been charged with conspiring in a 1998 kidnapping of American and other tourists in Yemen and in trying to help establish a terrorist training camp in Oregon, and Adel Abdul Bary, charged with conspiring in the 1998 bombings of two United States Embassies in East Africa. Both have pleaded not guilty.
Send the trash to Guantanamo for a quick military trial and execution.

A Third-World jury in New York will never convict, for the same reason that OJ was acquitted in downtown LA.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870409 Mar 8, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Stock Market up, Republicans getting rich, Corporate America at it's best. Who needs a bunch occupy wall street retards?
And Obama making the poor even poorer.

Go figure.

Deltona, FL

#870410 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Beautiful day in sunny Florida; the Canadians are at the beach!
First day of Daytona Beach Bike Week a 72 year old event that brings upwards of a half million to Volusia-Flagler counties.

The forecast for this, the first weekend, is gorgeous__what we call chamber of commerce weather.

El Paso, TX

#870411 Mar 8, 2013
Rand Paul fires back at McCain!! I’m just waiting for this Rhino Republican to do an Arlen Specter (Switch Party) I’m sure McCain will use that Old Phrase ‘ I Didn’t Leave the Party, The Party Left Me’ John don’t let the Door Hit you in the A**!!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#870412 Mar 8, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Wouldn't that require some level of reading comprehension?
It's pretty easy, and fast, it shows images, and the person has to quickly click on yes or no, or good or bad.
World Champion

Brooklyn, NY

#870413 Mar 8, 2013
See the pretty girl with the red dress on I wanna polka....I dont just love you down there...theres a foul wind a blowin yes indeed and blowin hard gas from you and me.

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