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Whatever

Gering, NE

#907565 May 20, 2013
Aphelion wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe you should actually open the dictionary instead of just propping your bong on it.
Recent criticism of the use of myriad as a noun, both in the plural form myriads and in the phrase a myriad of, seems to reflect a mistaken belief that the word was originally and is still properly only an adjective. As the entries here show, however, the noun is in fact the older form, dating to the 16th century. The noun myriad has appeared in the works of such writers as Milton (plural myriads) and Thoreau (a myriad of), and it continues to occur frequently in reputable English. There is no reason to avoid it.
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myr...
LOL, thanks, this explains a lot about why Realtime keeps trying to claim posters here have multiple IDs.

The only poster here who has such a picky fetish about grammar is lesonnoa (or some such spelling).

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#907566 May 20, 2013
If your organization real reason for existence is political and the type of tax exempt stats you are seeking says it can't be that, then when you name your organization the Tea Party something or other, guess what?
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907567 May 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking about socks__take your butt buddy Brian G back to the global warming thread__he's got nothing to offer here.
I wonder which city's leader board he's on__Carol is running about eighth on the Orlando leader board.
Hey Flacko, do you remember when you used to run around doing all that bump sht for points? Did you ever get a crown or a bunch of topix merit badges like Brian G.
Who cares what you want.

You do know your fetish about grammar has caught up with you?
NJ raider 1

Newark, NJ

#907568 May 20, 2013
Aphelion wrote:
<quoted text>
CNN poll: 59% approve of GOP handling of Benghazi scandal
But a CNN/ORC International survey released Sunday morning also indicates that congressional Republicans are not overplaying their hand when it comes to their reaction to the three controversies that have consumed the nation’s capital over the past week and a half. And the poll finds that a majority of Americans take all three issues seriously.…
Keep telling yourself no one cares
Okay, you're setting yourself up for a big disappointment again like election day! Nobody cares, nobody trusts the GOP! You will all be disappointed come mid terms!
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#907569 May 20, 2013
Aphelion wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe you should actually open the dictionary instead of just propping your bong on it.
Recent criticism of the use of myriad as a noun, both in the plural form myriads and in the phrase a myriad of, seems to reflect a mistaken belief that the word was originally and is still properly only an adjective. As the entries here show, however, the noun is in fact the older form, dating to the 16th century. The noun myriad has appeared in the works of such writers as Milton (plural myriads) and Thoreau (a myriad of), and it continues to occur frequently in reputable English. There is no reason to avoid it.
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myr...
Traditionally "of" should not follow "myriad."

Let's keep it simple stupid__the founder of the modern conservative movement William F Buckley Jr. would never have used "of" after myriad or "a" before it.

Buckley would have said that (so and so) uses myriad names while posting on topix daily.

Now run along so and so.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#907570 May 20, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Who cares what you think about them?
It is illegal for the IRS to target them because they do not like their philosophy or political viewpoints.
Political groups--even if they're also churches--should not be tax-exempt, period.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#907571 May 20, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>So you still have nothing then, well you have speculation, false accusations, opinion, lies, innuendo, etc.
Go back topost #907319.

You either overlooked it or ignored it on purpose.

But there you will find your "something".
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907573 May 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking about socks__take your butt buddy Brian G back to the global warming thread__he's got nothing to offer here.
I wonder which city's leader board he's on__Carol is running about eighth on the Orlando leader board.
Hey Flacko, do you remember when you used to run around doing all that bump sht for points? Did you ever get a crown or a bunch of topix merit badges like Brian G.
I love when the kettle calls the pot black?

How many sock puppets do you have?

All you are doing here is outing yourself. We will be monitoring Davey closely to see if he outs himself as being another one for you.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#907574 May 20, 2013
Aphelion wrote:
<quoted text>
CNN poll: 59% approve of GOP handling of Benghazi scandal
But a CNN/ORC International survey released Sunday morning also indicates that congressional Republicans are not overplaying their hand when it comes to their reaction to the three controversies that have consumed the nation’s capital over the past week and a half. And the poll finds that a majority of Americans take all three issues seriously.…
Keep telling yourself no one cares
Homer thinks there's nothing to see here and wants us all to just keep moving along.

Obama does too, I'm quite sure.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#907575 May 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking about socks__take your butt buddy Brian G back to the global warming thread__he's got nothing to offer here.
I wonder which city's leader board he's on__Carol is running about eighth on the Orlando leader board.
Hey Flacko, do you remember when you used to run around doing all that bump sht for points? Did you ever get a crown or a bunch of topix merit badges like Brian G.
Speaking of Global Warming.

April was the 338th consecutive month with above average global temperatures.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907576 May 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Traditionally "of" should not follow "myriad."
Let's keep it simple stupid__the founder of the modern conservative movement William F Buckley Jr. would never have used "of" after myriad or "a" before it.
Buckley would have said that (so and so) uses myriad names while posting on topix daily.
Now run along so and so.
Your grammar fetish.

It is still acceptable and all you have done with this is expose yourself.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907577 May 20, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Political groups--even if they're also churches--should not be tax-exempt, period.
That is your viewpoint.

The law is they do have tax-exempt status and the IRS cannot target them for either their philosophy or political believes.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#907578 May 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
On the day the bill was introduced into the Senate that would eliminate oil subsidies, Mitch McConnell's campaign fund received over $131,00.00 in donations from the oil industry. Three days later the bill had been killed through a filibuster.
The truth is that the oil and gas industry receives the same kinds of tax treatments that every other manufacturing or extractive industry receives in the federal tax code. There is nothing uncommon or out of the mainstream of tax treatments about any of the provisions that have been repeatedly proposed for repeal.

So how did all of this misinformation get started? It all began in 2009. Within days of being sworn in as the nation’s 44th President, Barack Obama ordered his staff to scour the tax code for any provision that was relevant to the oil and gas industry, and promptly began proposing them for repeal. The oil and gas industry has always been an easy target for political demagoguery, and that dynamic has played out repeatedly and consistently in this Administration.

Unfortunately, most media outlets and reporters have chosen to basically repeat the Administration’s mantra that these tax treatments – several of which have been in the tax code for almost a century – are somehow unique, specific to the oil and gas industry, and are “subsidies” for “big oil”. A great example of just how inaccurate this depiction is applies to Percentage Depletion, which has been a feature of the tax code since 1913, meaning it will be a full century old this year.

Basically, Percentage Depletion is the oil and gas industry’s version of a depreciation deduction for its main asset, which is the oil and natural gas in the ground, commonly known as its reserves. Every industry of any kind is allowed a depreciation deduction on its assets under the U.S. Tax Code, but, far from being a “subsidy” for “big oil”, this tax treatment was in fact repealed for all integrated oil companies, i.e., ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, etc., in 1975, and is today available only to independent producers and royalty owners. So repeal of this extremely long-standing, completely common tax treatment would have no effect on “big oil” at all, and would in fact hit small producers and royalty owners harder than anyone else.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#907579 May 20, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Carol is dumb. No offense Carol.
Offense taken. Especially since Realtime - who claims to have "set me straight" - apparently believes ALL black colleges in the United States admit all races.

Not to mention the number of times myself and others have had to "set him straight" on current events in just the past month.

So that would make you and Realtime dumb and dumber.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907580 May 20, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Homer thinks there's nothing to see here and wants us all to just keep moving along.
Obama does too, I'm quite sure.
Pfeiffer was promoting this with all his "irrelevant" nonsense.

Too bad, they ticked off reporters with their overreach.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#907581 May 20, 2013
No offense, Homer.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#907582 May 20, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Political groups--even if they're also churches--should not be tax-exempt, period.
Unions are entirely political.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907583 May 20, 2013
Think of a Precedent For Obama's DOJ's Claim that a Reporter Acted Illegally in Conspiring to Commit Journalism

Really this is what the DOJ is up to.

Holder needs to resign.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#907584 May 20, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
The Progressives attempts to avoid responding to what is contained in posts here by playing they lack reading comprehension is becoming as believable as the POTUS claiming no one tells him anything; he has to read it in the paper.
you're one to be talking about comprehension.

what i don't get is the wingnut refusal to acknowledge that there is nothing new going on. not our fault that people just expected Bush to do the same.

but now it's all...OMG! OMG! OMG! SCANDAL!!!

pretty weak.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#907585 May 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Speaking of Global Warming.
April was the 338th consecutive month with above average global temperatures.
Above average of what period?

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