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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#881035 Mar 28, 2013
Stephen Colbert opened Wednesday's "Colbert Report" with a declaration of something that disturbed him even more than what appears to be the imminent embrace of gay marriage by the Supreme Court: Bill O'Reilly's flip-flop on the issue, which he announced on his show Tuesday.

"I am shaken to the core," the faux conservative pundit said. "Last night, even Papa Bear let me down."

Colbert, who modeled his blustery "Colbert Report" character on O'Reilly, blasted the Fox News host for changing his mind about something he formerly denounced. "On gay marriage, Bill O'Reilly has flip-flopped. The gayest of all footwear."

But he was particularly offended that O'Reilly took a noncommittal stance about gay marriage, saying on "The O'Reilly Factor" that he does not "feel that strongly about it one way or the other."

This left Colbert aghast. "Bill O'Reilly doesn't feel that strongly about something? What's happening?! You're Bill O'Reilly! Read your f*cking contract!"

He rolled several clips of O'Reilly proclaiming his distaste for gay marriage over the years, including clips where O'Reilly compared gay marriage to "plural marriage" and the right to get married to ducks and goats.

But if O'Reilly is a man of consistent philosophy, Colbert's logic dictates, then his comparison of gay marriage to marrying a goat must have been a tacit endorsement of goat marriage, given his current feelings on gay marriage. And far be it from Stephen to get in the way of O'Reilly marrying a goat.

"This is about a man and a goat who want to share all the joys and sorrows of life together. And if they choose to make it a lifelong commitment together, they should honor it."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/28/step...

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#881036 Mar 28, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
AND gave applicable due to someone who actually spent time WORKING on a balanced budget FOR America.
Yea-GOOD for him again!!
Balanced Budget.

Hummmmmmmm.

Who took us off that path?

Hint: It was not the Democrats.

Hint: It was someone who ran on "giving it back"

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#881037 Mar 28, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>and last night was a full moon.
Sure was.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#881038 Mar 28, 2013
Thomas Sowell:

'Can the US Become Cyprus?
it already is

...Seizing money that people put in the bank is a classic example of such short-sighted policies.

After thousands of American banks failed during the Great Depression of the 1930s, there were people who never put their money in a bank again, even after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was created, to have the federal government guarantee individual bank accounts when banks failed.

The government of Cyprus decided, under international pressure, to go ahead with its plan to raid people’s bank accounts.

Could similar policies be imposed in other countries, including the United States?

One of the big differences between the United States and Cyprus is that the US government can simply print more money to get out of a financial crisis. But Cyprus cannot print more euros, which are controlled by international institutions.

Does that mean that Americans’ money is safe in banks?

Yes and no.

The US government is unlikely to seize money wholesale from people’s bank accounts, as is being done in Cyprus. But does that mean that your life savings are safe?

No. There are more sophisticated ways for governments to take what you have put aside for yourself. If they do it slowly but steadily, they can take a big chunk of what you have sacrificed for years to save, before you are even aware, much less alarmed.

That is in fact already happening. When Federal Reserve officials speak in vague and lofty terms about “quantitative easing,” what they are talking about is creating more money out of thin air, as the Fed is authorized to do — and has been doing in recent years, to the tune of tens of billions of dollars a month.

When the federal government spends far beyond the tax revenues it has, it gets the extra money by selling bonds. The Federal Reserve has become the biggest buyer of these bonds, since it costs them nothing to create more money.

This new money buys just as much as the money you sacrificed to save for years. More money in circulation, without a corresponding increase in output, means rising prices. Although the numbers in your bank book may remain the same, part of the purchasing power of your money is transferred to the government.

Is that really different from what Cyprus has done?"

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolu...

and what will happen when the dollar is no longer the world currency? at the very least the value of the dollar will drop over night with savings accounts decimated, and the US government won't be able to recklessly print money. at worst, our economy will come to a grinding halt and everything in our society will crash from the stock market with our 401ks to companies that go bankrupt.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#881039 Mar 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Balanced Budget.
Hummmmmmmm.
Who took us off that path?
Hint: It was not the Democrats.
Hint: It was someone who ran on "giving it back"
i agree, Bush overspent and pointed us in the wrong direction. but then pelosi, reid, rangel, obama and barney were democrats, as was Robert Johnson in charge of Fannie. they put their fat feet on that gas pedal and drove us right off the cliff.

who knew?

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#881040 Mar 28, 2013
Patriot wrote:
2007: While on the campaign trail Barack Obama promised to label GMO foods if elected.
2013: Last night he signed the Monsanto Protection Act making GMO giants immune to the law.
http://www.activistpost.com/2013/03/stop-mons...
There is a bill with this name on it????

Certainly you are not referring to a section in the large spending bill.

That section said courts could not stop usage until the FDA/EPA made their report.

To expect the President to veto that spending bill that prevented a government shutdown in a week is ridiculous.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#881041 Mar 28, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Stephen Colbert opened Wednesday's "Colbert Report" with a declaration of something that disturbed him even more than what appears to be the imminent embrace of gay marriage by the Supreme Court: Bill O'Reilly's flip-flop on the issue, which he announced on his show Tuesday.
"I am shaken to the core," the faux conservative pundit said. "Last night, even Papa Bear let me down."
Colbert, who modeled his blustery "Colbert Report" character on O'Reilly, blasted the Fox News host for changing his mind about something he formerly denounced. "On gay marriage, Bill O'Reilly has flip-flopped. The gayest of all footwear."
But he was particularly offended that O'Reilly took a noncommittal stance about gay marriage, saying on "The O'Reilly Factor" that he does not "feel that strongly about it one way or the other."
This left Colbert aghast. "Bill O'Reilly doesn't feel that strongly about something? What's happening?! You're Bill O'Reilly! Read your f*cking contract!"
He rolled several clips of O'Reilly proclaiming his distaste for gay marriage over the years, including clips where O'Reilly compared gay marriage to "plural marriage" and the right to get married to ducks and goats.
But if O'Reilly is a man of consistent philosophy, Colbert's logic dictates, then his comparison of gay marriage to marrying a goat must have been a tacit endorsement of goat marriage, given his current feelings on gay marriage. And far be it from Stephen to get in the way of O'Reilly marrying a goat.
"This is about a man and a goat who want to share all the joys and sorrows of life together. And if they choose to make it a lifelong commitment together, they should honor it."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/28/step...
sheesh. first Biden's big mouth forced the Obama pre-election flip-flop on gay marriage. then Hillary's flip-flop just last week. and now O'Reilly?

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#881042 Mar 28, 2013
moshx wrote:
<quoted text> hypocrisy and bullshit from libtarded propaganda web sites. Yep, just like you said.
Your statements concerning homosexuals make you a bigot.

You are a bigoted lowlife POS.

Deny it all you want but your posts prove it.

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#881043 Mar 28, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>i agree, Bush overspent and pointed us in the wrong direction. but then pelosi, reid, rangel, obama and barney were democrats, as was Robert Johnson in charge of Fannie. they put their fat feet on that gas pedal and drove us right off the cliff.
who knew?
Who supported that spending? Boehner, McConnell, Toomey, Cantor, Ryan, Etc Etc Etc.

The same people who now are sreaming "the debt" "the debt"

The same people you continue to support.

The recession officially started 4th quarter of 2007.

Show me the legislation passed by the Democrats that took us from the roy Bush economy to the worst recession in 80 years.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#881044 Mar 28, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
Thomas Sowell:
'Can the US Become Cyprus?
it already is
...Seizing money that people put in the bank is a classic example of such short-sighted policies.
After thousands of American banks failed during the Great Depression of the 1930s, there were people who never put their money in a bank again, even after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was created, to have the federal government guarantee individual bank accounts when banks failed.
The government of Cyprus decided, under international pressure, to go ahead with its plan to raid people’s bank accounts.
Could similar policies be imposed in other countries, including the United States?
One of the big differences between the United States and Cyprus is that the US government can simply print more money to get out of a financial crisis. But Cyprus cannot print more euros, which are controlled by international institutions.
Does that mean that Americans’ money is safe in banks?
Yes and no.
The US government is unlikely to seize money wholesale from people’s bank accounts, as is being done in Cyprus. But does that mean that your life savings are safe?
No. There are more sophisticated ways for governments to take what you have put aside for yourself. If they do it slowly but steadily, they can take a big chunk of what you have sacrificed for years to save, before you are even aware, much less alarmed.
That is in fact already happening. When Federal Reserve officials speak in vague and lofty terms about “quantitative easing,” what they are talking about is creating more money out of thin air, as the Fed is authorized to do — and has been doing in recent years, to the tune of tens of billions of dollars a month.
When the federal government spends far beyond the tax revenues it has, it gets the extra money by selling bonds. The Federal Reserve has become the biggest buyer of these bonds, since it costs them nothing to create more money.
This new money buys just as much as the money you sacrificed to save for years. More money in circulation, without a corresponding increase in output, means rising prices. Although the numbers in your bank book may remain the same, part of the purchasing power of your money is transferred to the government.
Is that really different from what Cyprus has done?"
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolu...
and what will happen when the dollar is no longer the world currency? at the very least the value of the dollar will drop over night with savings accounts decimated, and the US government won't be able to recklessly print money. at worst, our economy will come to a grinding halt and everything in our society will crash from the stock market with our 401ks to companies that go bankrupt.
The more Ben prints and buys the bigger the crash will be. But the clowns on here don't have a clue. Let the party roll on except the floor is rolling back and there are sharks in the pool.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#881045 Mar 28, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>sheesh. first Biden's big mouth forced the Obama pre-election flip-flop on gay marriage. then Hillary's flip-flop just last week. and now O'Reilly?
don't remember Obama/Biden calling the bible thumpers bible thumpers.

but at least Rush has something/someone new to complain about.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#881046 Mar 28, 2013
Lawrence O’Donnell Revels In O’Reilly-Limbaugh Gay Marriage Feud:‘They Hate Each Other!’

Lawrence O’Donnell tonight took a great deal of glee in reporting on the emerging feud between Bill O’Reilly and Rush Limbaugh over the former’s surprising take on the gay marriage issue. O’Reilly appeared to sympathize with the pro-gay marriage side, which earned him a pretty stern rebuke from Limbaugh. O’Donnell said that this is just the latest installment of a long-standing feud between the two men, whom O’Donnell said “hate each other.”

O’Donnell claimed that O’Reilly once tried to challenge Limbaugh on the radio and failed, while Limbaugh failed in his attempts to jump to TV. He stated that they’re “very jealous of each other,” but credited O’Reilly for being smarter than Limbaugh.

O’Reilly used to be very traditionalist on gay marriage and even predicted legalization would lead to bestiality… and then last night happened. O’Donnell mocked Limbaugh for viewing marriage as the “union of one man and as many women as he wants,” and called out O’Reilly for attacking politicians like Bill Clinton for basically doing the same thing he did in softening their positions on gay marriage.

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/lawrence-odonnell-...
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#881047 Mar 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Your statements concerning homosexuals make you a bigot.
You are a bigoted lowlife POS.
Deny it all you want but your posts prove it.
Blame someone else because you are the idiot RealDave. You are inbred with hate, ignorance, bigotry and racism...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#881048 Mar 28, 2013
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>Oh well, it's early, Thanks for the heads up. He's a Barack Hussein Obama supporter, or is that a Bike supporter. I guess he has a perchant for stealing things, just as his Messiah...
Speaking of stealing:

WASHINGTON -- Dale Peterson, an Alabama Republican state official famous for flaunting his rifle in campaign ads promising to be tough on crime, was arrested Wednesday and charged with shoplifting a can of cashews. The arrest, first reported by Yellowhammer.com , marked the second time in six months that Peterson has been accused of stealing.

His new arrest occurred at a Sam's Club, where police said employees watched Peterson eat a can of cashews in the store, then place the empty can back on a shelf. Store security guards confronted Peterson on his way out. He was released from custody after posting $1,000 bond.

Peterson was charged in October with stealing paper towels and beer from a Walmart. Employees said he pushed his way through the checkout line without paying for the items in his cart, according to police. Peterson later said the incident was "a mistake"

Peterson's arrests are noteworthy in part because he made national news in 2010 for his tough-talking stance on crime during an unsuccessful run for Alabama agriculture commissioner. In a campaign ad that quickly went viral, Peterson suggested his opponents were "thugs and criminals," and accused them of "stealing yard signs in the dark," and "bragging about receiving illegal money on Facebook."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/28/dale...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#881049 Mar 28, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Lawrence O’Donnell Revels In O’Reilly-Limbaugh Gay Marriage Feud:‘They Hate Each Other!’
Lawrence O’Donnell tonight took a great deal of glee in reporting on the emerging feud between Bill O’Reilly and Rush Limbaugh over the former’s surprising take on the gay marriage issue. O’Reilly appeared to sympathize with the pro-gay marriage side, which earned him a pretty stern rebuke from Limbaugh. O’Donnell said that this is just the latest installment of a long-standing feud between the two men, whom O’Donnell said “hate each other.”
O’Donnell claimed that O’Reilly once tried to challenge Limbaugh on the radio and failed, while Limbaugh failed in his attempts to jump to TV. He stated that they’re “very jealous of each other,” but credited O’Reilly for being smarter than Limbaugh.
O’Reilly used to be very traditionalist on gay marriage and even predicted legalization would lead to bestiality… and then last night happened. O’Donnell mocked Limbaugh for viewing marriage as the “union of one man and as many women as he wants,” and called out O’Reilly for attacking politicians like Bill Clinton for basically doing the same thing he did in softening their positions on gay marriage.
http://www.mediaite.com/tv/lawrence-odonnell-...
Two big mouth blowhards, uggghh. Limbaugh is gay, that's why he is balking.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#881050 Mar 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Your statements concerning homosexuals make you a bigot.
You are a bigoted lowlife POS.
Deny it all you want but your posts prove it.
People like him usually have a dark side; probably likes to wear leather underwear and be spanked with a whip
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#881051 Mar 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
I have an Obama 08 sticker & a "Repower America" sticker.
Better than your "santorum 2012" sticker & your " Forever Coal" sticker on your bicycle.
LOL, super smackdown
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#881052 Mar 28, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Two big mouth blowhards, uggghh. Limbaugh is gay, that's why he is balking.
95% of Obama followers are ignorant, the other 5 percent, Obama's rich elite keep lily that way.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#881053 Mar 28, 2013
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>Oh well, it's early, Thanks for the heads up. He's a Barack Hussein Obama supporter, or is that a Bike supporter. I guess he has a perchant for stealing things, just as his Messiah...
OMG. OMG. "he has a PERCHANT"!!!(Perch´ant n. 1.A bird tied by the foot, to serve as decoy to other birds by its fluttering.(If the term were birdbrain, it might actually be a suitable reference to dumb carol.) Look, Idiot by Choice, why don't you just count your SSI benefits and STFU or make plans to join flack and namE and carol and floDUH and the annual White Family reunion, held four times a year...LMAWAO@U

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#881054 Mar 28, 2013
OK, truckman, here it is from one of your own retarded loudmouths:

""Rush Limbaugh: Same-sex marriage will be legal nationwide""

""A lot of people have no personal animus against gay people at all. It's instead, you know, a genuine, I don't know, love/respect for the things they believe define this country as great. They get up every day and they see all this stuff under attack. They see it all under assault. And I think they're just worried about the survivability of the country. And to which the opponents say, "Well, the country's changing and you better get with it and understand it because this genie's not getting put back in the bottle." And I think that's right. I don't care what this court does with this particular ruling, Proposition 8. I think the inertia is clearly moving in the direction that there is going to be gay marriage at some point nationwide.""

The article further states;

Shifting public opinion on legalized same-sex marriage would pose significant problems for the Republican Party, which relies heavily on a large voting base of social conservatives who could abandon the GOP if the party abandons its opposition. The official platform of the Republican Party still calls for a constitutional amendment that would restrict marriage to one man and one woman. Limbaugh who's unsure of what would happen to the party if it changes its position, also said:

""Dick Cheney coming out for gay marriage did not soften the opposition or the hatred to him by people in the Democrat Party or on the left a measurable iota. So in terms of the politics of it in the Republican Party, if they think that they can alienate their evangelical base and replace those voters by becoming more hip, modern, with it, what have you, that remains to be seen. Nobody really knows. But the evidence is that they are not going to be able to do that. Anything can change in politics.""

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I know you do not believe in Gov't intrusion in this issue, but it will cause huge problems for the Repugnant Party going forward.

Their whole 'hate everyone that's not like them' is backfiring badly as they become the minority.

I'm lovin' it!!
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Another idiot Libtard that can't understand what they read. Good grief no wonder this country is so screwed up.

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