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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#903090 May 14, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
So, the IRS admitted to targetting liberal groups during the Bush administration? I don't recall reading that. I only recall Harry Reid saying it.
The IRS, themselves, said they targeted conservatives. Do you have any proof the IRS targetted liberals during the Bush era?
Did a Group Financed by Exxon Prompt IRS to Audit Greenpeace?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1142910443050...

Sermon moves IRS to act

Antiwar remarks at All Saints in Pasadena were made two days before the 2004 election. The church is ordered to hand over records.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-allsa...

NAACP blames tax audit on criticism of Bush

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2004-10-29/n...

just like Benghazi...what's new?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#903091 May 14, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Thanks Galt. What if your birth date is July 9? You have to wait until the second week of September, two months later, for your first check?
Because that's what I was told. My birth month is not July, but my birth date is the 9th and apparently I have wait two months.
You would/should receive your first payment in August, specific date to be determined.

However, you do need to apply well before your birthday (maybe three months?) and if you wait too long, your benefits might be delayed.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#903092 May 14, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Jessica Lynch was worthless baggage who never fired her weapon in combat. Her buddy, Lori Piestewa, was a total f-u who caused the entire disaster.
Women should stick to being nurses and serving donuts and coffee.
Just like men should stop being airline stews.
I do think there are some women who are "combat material" but I agree with you that the majority are not. The military can't be selective so it's either all or no women.

If it were up to me, it would be no women. In fact, I think women in combat create a distraction that can put their male counterparts in even more danger.

I'm not saying they're not as brave and deserve the same respect but, as far as I'm concerned, they shouldn't be there at all.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#903093 May 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
hold one.....
CNN: Media Outlets Misrepresented White House Benghazi Email
ABC News' alleged misquote of the Rhodes email -- filed by Jonathan Karl -- was cited and repeated in numerous outlets, including USA Today, Politico, The Daily Mail, National Review Online, and Fox News.
http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/05/14/cnn-m...
better?
Do you have a credible source?

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#903095 May 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
FOXbot ignorance. let's fix that....
“I wish there was more GOP interest when I raised the same issue during the Bush administration, where they audited a progressive church in my district in what look liked a very selective way,” California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff said on MSNBC Monday.“I found only one Republican,[North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones], that would join me in calling for an investigation during the Bush administration. I’m glad now that the GOP has found interest in this issue and it ought to be a bipartisan concern.”
.... In 2004, the IRS went after the NAACP, auditing the nation’s oldest civil rights group after its chairman criticized President Bush for being the first sitting president since Herbert Hoover not to address the organization.“They are saying if you criticize the president we are going to take your tax exemption away from you,” then-chairman Julian Bond said.“It’s pretty obvious that the complainant was someone who doesn’t believe George Bush should be criticized, and it’s obvious of their response that the IRS believes this, too.”
In a letter to the IRS, Democratic Reps. Charles Rangel, Pete Stark and John Conyers wrote:“It is obvious that the timing of this IRS examination is nothing more than an effort to intimidate the members of the NAACP, and the communities the organization represents, in their get-out-the-vote effort nationwide.”
....Then, in 2006, the Wall Street Journal broke the story of a how a little-known pressure group called Public Interest Watch — which received 97 percent of its funds from Exxon Mobile one year — managed to get the IRS to open an investigation into Greenpeace. Greenpeace had labeled Exxon Mobil the “No. 1 climate criminal.” The IRS acknowledged its audit was initiated by Public Interest Watch and threatened to revoke Greenpeace’s tax-exempt status, but closed the investigation three months later.
As the Journal reporter, Steve Stecklow, later said in an interview,“This comes against a backdrop where a number of conservative groups have been attacking nonprofits and NGOs over their tax-exempt status. There have been hearings on Capitol Hill. There have been a number of conservative groups in Washington who have been quite critical.”
Indeed, the year before that, the Senate held a hearing on nonprofits’ political activity. Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, the then-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said the IRS needed better enforcement, but also “legislative changes” to better define the lines between politics and social welfare, since they had not been updated in “a generation.” Unfortunately, neither Congress nor the IRS has defined 501(c)4&#8242;s sufficiently to this day, leaving the door open for IRS auditors to make up their own, discriminatory rules.
http://www.salon.com/2013/05/14/when_the_irs_...
just the facts.
Apparently, the liberal media didn't get wind of this.

Probably because there was no wind in the sails.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#903096 May 14, 2013
killtaker wrote:
...nothing to see here...
"speech codes" at Universities?
"The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is telling universities to institute speech codes. And not just any old speech codes: Under these speech codes, universities would be required to prohibit students from, for instance,
example:
{...saying “unwelcome”“sexual or dirty jokes”}
http://www.volokh.com/2013/05/13/the-administ...
Haven't we learned by now that trying to legislate social morality always has unintended consequences and not all of them good? Take banning pornography ,for example. Ban porn and people will have their interest peaked even more on seeing it.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#903097 May 14, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>About 250 miles dumfk__how far do you live from Galt's Gulch?
E-mutt you're a weak dk and that's being kind!
Back in the 50s you were probably the sht, now you're a lonely old know nothing concerned with the state of my dk.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#903098 May 14, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Sheer insanity and a complete sacrifice of soldier's lives for a political agenda.
You never watched "G I Jane" .

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#903099 May 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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so in this day of the nutjob-wants-to-rule-all/Tea Party, hypocrisy seems to be ok.
you put way too much importance in ignoring history. just like FOX.
The tea party never condoned what the irs did under bush.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#903100 May 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
hold one.....
CNN: Media Outlets Misrepresented White House Benghazi Email
ABC News' alleged misquote of the Rhodes email -- filed by Jonathan Karl -- was cited and repeated in numerous outlets, including USA Today, Politico, The Daily Mail, National Review Online, and Fox News.
http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/05/14/cnn-m...
better?
I had such high hopes for you.

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#903101 May 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
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How many kids do you have?
One seems one too many in his case.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#903102 May 14, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
You would/should receive your first payment in August, specific date to be determined.
However, you do need to apply well before your birthday (maybe three months?) and if you wait too long, your benefits might be delayed.
Thanks again for that information - because I'm really confused.

Either the guy I talked to doesn't know his butt from a hole in the ground or the system is even screwier than I thought.

I tried applying today but the online applicaton said I had to wait until I'm 61 and 9 months which means I'll have to wait until next month.

The guy I spoke with on the phone was admamant that I would still have to wait two months after my birth date which is on the 9th.

Maybe I should call again and talk to someone else.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#903103 May 14, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
I do think there are some women who are "combat material" but I agree with you that the majority are not. The military can't be selective so it's either all or no women.
If it were up to me, it would be no women. In fact, I think women in combat create a distraction that can put their male counterparts in even more danger.
I'm not saying they're not as brave and deserve the same respect but, as far as I'm concerned, they shouldn't be there at all.
Like lily. Put a bag over her face, when the enemy is close enough, remove the bag. War over.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#903104 May 14, 2013
Emaam wrote:
New poll shows that 41% of Republicans think Benghazi is the biggest political scandal in history! The same poll shows that 40% of those Republicans have no idea where Benghazi is.
10% said its in Egypt
9% said its in Iran
6% said its in Cuba
5% said its in Syria
4% said its in Iraq
1% said its in North Korea
1% said its in Liberia
4% didn't want to guess
A new poll? The one in your head? What new poll?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#903105 May 14, 2013
Report that White House called Angelina Jolie and asked her to reveal her surgery to divert attention from Benghazi, IRS, and AP scandals.

Another washed-up NBA player scheduled to come out of the closet tomorrow.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#903106 May 14, 2013
Emaam wrote:
New poll shows that 41% of Republicans think Benghazi is the biggest political scandal in history! The same poll shows that 40% of those Republicans have no idea where Benghazi is.
10% said its in Egypt
9% said its in Iran
6% said its in Cuba
5% said its in Syria
4% said its in Iraq
1% said its in North Korea
1% said its in Liberia
4% didn't want to guess
90% of democrats think benghazi runs the federal reserve.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#903107 May 14, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Haven't we learned by now that trying to legislate social morality always has unintended consequences and not all of them good? Take banning pornography ,for example. Ban porn and people will have their interest peaked even more on seeing it.
But banning large sugary drinks is just dandy.
child of lily

Roanoke Rapids, NC

#903108 May 14, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Naaahhh, that's just your period; silly
Oh, mama, you're such a pig!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#903109 May 14, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> You never watched "G I Jane" .
Call back when Demi Moore goes into combat.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#903110 May 14, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Jessica Lynch was worthless baggage who never fired her weapon in combat. Her buddy, Lori Piestewa, was a total f-u who caused the entire disaster.
Women should stick to being nurses and serving donuts and coffee.
Just like men should stop being airline stews.
Easy pal, she's West Virginia's second highest ranking war hero right behind Woody Williams.

Flacko placed a very distant third having actually known a military veteran for a couple of hours over a couple Budweiser's and a pack of Marlboro Reds.

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