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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#907215 May 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Henry Waxman is pretty f*cking dumb.
He was smart enough to catch Bush/ Cheney red-handed in collusion with Enron to try illegal price-rigging and take-over of the U S energy markets. He also sent Enron CEO Ken Lay (Bush 43 longtime oil robber baron crony)to jail.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#907216 May 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
No, but law-abiding citizens should have the same rights as cops (and retired cops in NY).
If the student had been armed, perhaps she could have fired back at the cop who didn't give a damn for her safety.
Cops ALWAYS look out for themselves first.
Besides, if they kill someone they get a paid vacation.
You got anger management issues, wyatt earp; take your doctor prescribed meds.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#907217 May 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Galt wants to address the real issue.
Does lily think that cops should barge into a hostage situation with guns blazing and total disregard for the hostages?
No, but you think armed individuals should.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907218 May 20, 2013
"Officials that would normally talk to us and people we talk to in the normal course of news gathering are already saying to us that they're a little reluctant to talk to us," Pruitt said on CBS's "Face The Nation" program. "They fear that they will be monitored by the government."

The Justice Department told the AP on May 10 that it had earlier seized records of more than 20 of its phone lines for April and May 2012. The seizure was part of an investigation of media leaks about a foiled terrorism plot.

"Approximately a hundred journalists use these telephone lines as part of news gathering," Pruitt said. "And over the course of the two months of the records that they swept up, thousands upon thousands of news-gathering calls were made."

The White House has said that President Barack Obama learned about the Justice Department's record seizure from press reports and had no prior knowledge of the action. Obama's administration is fielding concerns on several incidents that raise questions about its transparency.

Pruitt said the Justice Department claimed an exception to its own rules that required them to notify the AP of such a record seizure by saying that such a disclosure would have posed a substantial threat to the investigation.

"But they have not explained why it would and we can't understand why it would," Pruitt said. "We never even had possession of these records, they were in the possession of our telephone service company and they couldn't be tampered with."

Government officials have told Reuters that the AP phone records were just one element in an ongoing sweeping U.S. government investigation into media leaks about a Yemen-based plot to bomb a U.S. airliner, prompted by a May 7, 2012 AP story about the operation to foil the plot.

"We don't question their right to conduct these sort of investigations," Pruitt said. "We think they went about it the wrong way, so sweeping, so secretively, so abusively and harassingly."

Pruitt said the AP would have sought to narrow the scope of the record seizure through courts had it been notified, instead of "the Justice Department acting on its own, being the judge, jury and executioner, in secret."

Reuters was one of nearly 50 news organizations that signed a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder complaining about the AP phone record seizures.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/19/us-...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#907219 May 20, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Supreme Court Supports Monsanto in Seed-Replication Case
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/business/mo...
A unanimous decision in a clear case of patent and contract law.

What is your point?
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#907220 May 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Congress has always sided with Monsanto. That company held up the agent orange hearings/settlements for a dozen years while the affected veterans were dropping like flies. Clinton finally signed the legislation in 1994 iirc and only after Monsanto was exempted from any and all liability.
Weird that Flacko goes on and on about space farms which will require all sorts of genetically modified and cloned seeds and sprouts but contradicts himself when Obama name is interjected. Racism is a mental disorder.
How did Barack Obama become Monsanto’s man in Washington?

Don’t you get it Realtime? Obama has never been on your side. He never deserved your trust.

Disappointment implies he was your buddy and then unaccountably walked away.

The man is a politician. He’s a liar. Different pols have different styles of lying. Some pretend they’re your friend before they screw you over and leave you in the dust.

Meet Monsanto’s prime lobbyist, Barack Obama:

After his victory in the 2008 election, Obama filled key posts with Monsanto people, in federal agencies that wield tremendous force in food issues, the USDA and the FDA:

At the USDA, as the director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Roger Beachy, former director of the Monsanto Danforth Center.

As deputy commissioner of the FDA, the new food-safety-issues czar, the infamous Michael Taylor, former vice-president for public policy for Monsanto. Taylor had been instrumental in getting approval for Monsanto’s genetically engineered bovine growth hormone.

As commissioner of the USDA, Iowa governor, Tom Vilsack. Vilsack had set up a national group, the Governors’ Biotechnology Partnership, and had been given a Governor of the Year Award by the Biotechnology Industry Organization, whose members include Monsanto.

As the new Agriculture Trade Representative, who would push GMOs for export, Islam Siddiqui, a former Monsanto lobbyist.

As the new counsel for the USDA, Ramona Romero, who had been corporate counsel for another biotech giant, DuPont.

As the new head of the USAID, Rajiv Shah, who had previously worked in key positions for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a major funder of GMO agriculture research.

We should also remember that Obama’s secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, once worked for the Rose law firm. That firm was counsel to Monsanto.

Obama nominated Elena Kagan to the US Supreme Court. Kagan, as federal solicitor general, had previously argued for Monsanto in the Monsanto v. Geertson seed case before the Supreme Court.

The deck was stacked. Obama hadn’t simply made honest mistakes. Obama hadn’t just failed to exercise proper oversight in selecting appointees. He was staking out territory on behalf of Monsanto and other GMO corporate giants.

March Against Obama bin Lying and Monsanto on 5/25..

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/05/07/1207...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907221 May 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>He was smart enough to catch Bush/ Cheney red-handed in collusion with Enron to try illegal price-rigging and take-over of the U S energy markets. He also sent Enron CEO Ken Lay (Bush 43 longtime oil robber baron crony)to jail.
First part of statement is urban myth.

Second part nonfactual. Lay died before being sentenced. Due to a quirk in law without being sentenced the law does not recognize that any felony had occurred.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#907222 May 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Congress has always sided with Monsanto. That company held up the agent orange hearings/settlements for a dozen years while the affected veterans were dropping like flies. Clinton finally signed the legislation in 1994 iirc and only after Monsanto was exempted from any and all liability.
Weird that Flacko goes on and on about space farms which will require all sorts of genetically modified and cloned seeds and sprouts but contradicts himself when Obama name is interjected. Racism is a mental disorder.
Read the damn article before you run at the mouth.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#907223 May 20, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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You're insane. Perhaps you ought to look into the history of Monsanto, this behemoth has been around and influential in at least the last 5-6 administrations. Donald Rumsfeld used to be employed by them, the list goes on and on.
I don't care about Monsanto, nor do I care to go off on your irrelevant wild goose chase.

I am concerned with current events whereas insane people like you simply go off on benders in order to obfuscate. In your case, you go off on benders literally and frequently.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#907224 May 20, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>If the air-heads out in California would have voted to label their food-this would not have happened. I don't understand what is wrong with the democrats these days. They want dirty food.
If some Congressman, likely a Republican, had not anonymously slipped in the rider on exempting Monsanto from all lawsuits for its genetic modification actions then we would have passed a good ,routine appropriations bill that keeps government operating cost-effective and efficiently. Why do republicans hate efficiency and cost-effectiveness in government? The GOP loves government break-downs and crisis.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#907225 May 20, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
So, you're John Galt too? Did you hear about that new rifle that can shoot 500 yards away? It's called a smart rifle. Imagine that?
It is programmed to hit the target and records the the kill.
It'll make it quicker to post the kills on Facebook.
Expert marksmen can easily hit a target at that distance with a conventional rifle.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907226 May 20, 2013
"The White House has said that President Barack Obama learned about the Justice Department's record seizure from press reports and had no prior knowledge of the action. Obama's administration is fielding concerns on several incidents that raise questions about its transparency."

No wonder the press thinks Obama is lying. Obama used this same defense that he did not the IRS was targeting his enemies until it came out in the paper.

Only the far left Progressives find this even close to being honest.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#907227 May 20, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
You're insane. Perhaps you ought to look into the history of Monsanto, this behemoth has been around and influential in at least the last 5-6 administrations. Donald Rumsfeld used to be employed by them, the list goes on and on.
Obama nominated Elena Kagan to the US Supreme Court. Kagan, as federal solicitor general, had previously argued for Monsanto in the Monsanto v. Geertson seed case before the Supreme Court.

You are an idiot lily...
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#907228 May 20, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> And you live with blinders on! Everyone knows Bush Fucked the economy up &, everyone knows because it was stated publicly by republicans that,"they will do whatever necessary to make Obama a 1 term president & they have control of all the purse strings. Yet you dumasses still blame Obama for for the foul intentions of the republicans. You seem to think if you scream that he lied enough times, people will begin to believe you. You couldn't be farther from the truth. All these so called"scandals"are are distraction to the masses while the right continues to play the adversary like satan, opposing everything brought to the table by Obama. You will pay for it come mid term elections, trust me!
WTF does that have to do with the IRS scandal, you flocking moron?

You can try to obfuscate as that's what you on the fascist lefties do, but it "ain't workin".

In your case, you are such an idiot, you likely think the economy from 5-6 years ago caused Obama's IRS to deny people their rights.

Idiot Obama voter.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907229 May 20, 2013
Transcript of Hugh Hewitt Show with Kevin Brady

" HH: Guy Benson, you have a question for Congressman Brady?

GB: Well, yeah, Congressman, I thought that your formulation, asking the question are we still in America, it was so apropos, especially when we heard that exchange between Mr. Miller and Representative Schock of Illinois, who talked about the pro-life organization…

KB: Yes.

GB:…that was asked by the IRS in writing what type of prayers they did.

KB: Yes.

GB: I mean, that, to me, is like a whoa, holy cow type of moment. Were you blown away by that as well?

KB: Yes, and we had obviously been reading through all the material throughout the week as this thing was coming out. And not only did they ask what were the contents of you prayers, but they were asking pro-life groups to have their board of directors commit that they will not protest in front of Planned Parenthood clinics, which again, never heard of in my life. And it ought to frighten people that the IRS, that the government, is that intrusive on behalf of a political agenda.

JC: Kevin, this is John Campbell. I haven’t heard this. They made them commit that they wouldn’t protest, or else they threatened they couldn’t get a tax exempt status?

KB: Absolutely. Abosutely.

GB: Yes.

KB: That was one of the intrusive questions they asked. And this is a simple C4 application. This has never been a cross-examination of your political or religious beliefs. But this is far beyond just conservative tea party type groups. This goes to the pro-life movement as well."
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#907230 May 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
No, but law-abiding citizens should have the same rights as cops (and retired cops in NY).
If the student had been armed, perhaps she could have fired back at the cop who didn't give a damn for her safety.
Cops ALWAYS look out for themselves first.
Besides, if they kill someone they get a paid vacation.
That was a terrible thing that happened to that girl; I agree that they should have attempted to target the criminal; can't they shoot in the leg? Also, in Boston, all that firepower, bullets went into peoples homes and cars, innocent people could have been shot and killed, amazing that there weren't casualties.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#907231 May 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>And despite what the rw loons spew here daily Obama approval ratings have barely budged.
In a perfect world one of these faux outrages would backfire.
consider they never talk about increasing security but always stick to raving about 'talking points', and with the confirmed GOP altering of emails, Benghazi must have gone faux/FOX a long time ago.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#907232 May 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>If some Congressman, likely a Republican, had not anonymously slipped in the rider on exempting Monsanto from all lawsuits for its genetic modification actions then we would have passed a good ,routine appropriations bill that keeps government operating cost-effective and efficiently. Why do republicans hate efficiency and cost-effectiveness in government? The GOP loves government break-downs and crisis.
Obama and you deranged democrats are poisoning the food supply and all you can do is rag on republicans...

You sellout idiot democrats will eat anything your handlers or obama slips or shits on your plate...

Biotech lobbyists and Monsanto exec's litter obama's cabinet and FDA you fools.

March Against Obama bin Lying and Monsanto on 5/25..

http://occupy-monsanto.com/tag/march/
Obama: My administration does not torture. We kill..
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#907233 May 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> You got anger management issues, wyatt earp; take your doctor prescribed meds.
Big government police state folks like you love cops and want to give them unlimited authority.

But cops are just public employees who should serve the public, not treat the public like dirt. And they should be fired when they screw up and kill innocent people.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#907234 May 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>If some Congressman, likely a Republican, had not anonymously slipped in the rider on exempting Monsanto from all lawsuits for its genetic modification actions then we would have passed a good ,routine appropriations bill that keeps government operating cost-effective and efficiently. Why do republicans hate efficiency and cost-effectiveness in government? The GOP loves government break-downs and crisis.
Bingo.

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