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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#910401 May 23, 2013
2006....

IRS collected taxpayers' party affiliations

As it tries to hunt down tax scofflaws, the Internal Revenue Service has collected information on the political party affiliations of taxpayers in 20 states.

One senator called it an "outrageous violation of the public trust."

http://www.sitnews.us/0106news/010606/010606_...
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#910402 May 23, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Try to keep up jackass. Your mental twin said Sandy funding bill was for wealthy beach house owners.
Get a f*cking clue. Either understand the conversation or STFU.
Places like Staten Island, Sayreville & South River are hardly beach communities filled with wealthy beach homes. These are middle class & poorer communities with people much like those in Moore OK.
For you to defend the idea that Moore should get federal relief ad not Sandy is just stupids.
There's some mighty fine places in those beach towns that did get taken out too though Duhmmy...and yes, I realize, there are LOTS of average Joe's and Jane's working class folks that got slammed.
However, up in THOSE necks of the woods, people actually PAY regularly for something called "homeowners insurance".
Although.. with a storm doing that magnitude of damage to whole TOWNS and the municipal buildings thereof, certainly federal aid funds should be consider as well.

Plz feel free to fill me in as well, on who's defending a duhm idea like one storm ravaged place getting funding help, while another one wouldn't?
Because that would be pretty ignorant.

I personally just wonder why more of the homes in Moore, didn't appear to have full basement foundations. No building codes, in "tornado alley"?

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#910403 May 23, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
If you were in the business of cutting costs, would you pay someone to offer advise on increasing the costs?
Carol, are you really this dumb.

Cost savings efforts are not looking at cutting benefits.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#910404 May 23, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Your indoctrination in Marxism is obvious.
companies that are not capable of turning a profit fail, thus making room for ... wait for it... wait for it... NEW COMPANIES STARTED BY AMERICANS WHO WORK AND SACRIFICE TO ACHIEVE HIGHER STANDARD OF LIVING.
The dominant majority of companies in the country are small business, and you fucking Marxists pretend they don't exist. I guess that fact just doesn't fit into your propaganda.
A good Magician can always distract the audience enough to be able to move a coin, remove an assistant or pull a Rabbit from a hat while unseen.

Liberals take their cue from the Magic Negro nowadays. Let's not talk about a deficit that's run amok or Mexican thieves crossing the border at night. Instead, let's talk about starving children, poor minorities, gay marriage and promoting the Solar Industry to make this a better world!

Blah, Blah, Blah....

They have taken the Used Car Salesman spiel and raised it to a fine art for NPR, PBS and ABC and the NY Times to put on display for the world's art lovers....meanwhile, Rome burns as the Boy Messiah plays his fiddle.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#910405 May 23, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Republicans? Come on, calm down, just a bit of humor.
Don't get me wrong, I like all you idiots.
I tell anyone with any issues of low self-esteem or feeling bad about themselves to come visit this thread read a couple of DBWriter's or Eed's posts, they always leave here feeling much better about themselves.
You tell anyone...???

And who listens?

The sound of a million chirping frogs is preferable to one masturbating Raccoon inside the trash can.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#910406 May 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Not to mention that Breezy Point (NY), leveled by fire, was a community of beachfront summer shacks that had been converted to year-round residences without regard to zoning or building codes. No streets between houses, just walkways. No access for fire engines. A disaster waiting to happen.
And the taxpayers will get screwed to rebuild this abortion.
Citizens keep building on flood plains, on eroding shorelines, in the path of reoccurring hurricanes, inside of Tornado Alleys, on the sides of hills known for their mudslides......and the American taxpayer keeps on paying for their stupidity while CNN keeps filming their suffering. It sells.

New Orleans sits below sea level and we keep fixing those damned levies and pumps so that the ho's can keep plying their trade on Bourbon Street and the rats don't have to wear Life Vests. New Orleans should have been given back to the fish and the alligators 100 years ago.

Anyone who chooses to live in harm's way should shoulder the exorbitant insurance and Search & Rescue costs or get the hell out.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#910407 May 23, 2013
Waxman wrote:
Democrat Muslim hacks British soldier to death with meat cleaver.
Moron Democrats say "ban meat cleavers"
Maybe the dumb DemocRATS should be focus on the causes and not the tools?
I say, "Ban Muslims". People kill people, not meat cleavers.
This sort of grotesque display of Allah will soon be occurring here, too. "The sound of the Azan being recited is the most beautiful sound on Earth" -- the Magic Negro

A better sound would be the door hitting you in the azz as you leave the country, Jerk.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#910408 May 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Not to mention that Breezy Point (NY), leveled by fire, was a community of beachfront summer shacks that had been converted to year-round residences without regard to zoning or building codes. No streets between houses, just walkways. No access for fire engines. A disaster waiting to happen.
And the taxpayers will get screwed to rebuild this abortion.
That is rather unusual as far as standard fare..but when considering (even many other similar) beach type communities, not really. They'll pack 'em like sardines then (where not already packed) with out a thought.

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#910409 May 23, 2013
Great Speech by the Prez, instead of the IRS targeting Tea Baggers he is going to be watching them with drones now. :) So be careful driving that big a$$ pick-up with the gun-racks off to the next KKK meeting.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#910410 May 23, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
"...except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia...."
According to the Constitution, in ALL other cases:
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
It would help if you could read and understand the English language.
Set up an in house court system at Gitmo. With all the technology today, anyone could just leave 'em all there while proceedings proceed.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#910412 May 23, 2013
OzRitz wrote:
Great Speech by the Prez, instead of the IRS targeting Tea Baggers he is going to be watching them with drones now.:) So be careful driving that big a$$ pick-up with the gun-racks off to the next KKK meeting.
Iraq war John Kerry: I voted for the war before I was against it...

Democrats and Hillary: We started the birther movement before we were against it..

Democrats: We started the KKK before we were against it...

idiot democrats...
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#910413 May 23, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> In peacetime; not under conditions of war.[Article I, Section 8, Clause 11 of the United States Constitution, sometimes referred to as the War Powers Clause, vests in the Congress the power to declare war, in the following wording:
[Congress shall have Power...] To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water; ][THE PRESIDENT'S CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT MILITARY OPERATIONS AGAINST TERRORISTS AND NATIONS SUPPORTING THEM
The President has broad constitutional power to take military action in response to the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. Congress has acknowledged this inherent executive power in both the War Powers Resolution and the Joint Resolution passed by Congress on September 14, 2001.
The President has constitutional power not only to retaliate against any person, organization, or State suspected of involvement in terrorist attacks on the United States, but also against foreign States suspected of harboring or supporting such organizations.
The President may deploy military force preemptively against terrorist organizations or the States that harbor or support them, whether or not they can be linked to the specific terrorist incidents of September 11.] www.justice.gov/olc/warpowers925.htm&#820... ;
Oh a libidiot is finally figuring out we have some civil CODEs we follow in this nation!

Now, let's see if an idotlibtard can figure out how the 9/11 ATTACK on America-DIFFERS from America just hopping on over to oh...say...LIBYA.

Try not to hurt your peabrain cell.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#910414 May 23, 2013
OzRitz wrote:
Great Speech by the Prez, instead of the IRS targeting Tea Baggers he is going to be watching them with drones now.:) So be careful driving that big a$$ pick-up with the gun-racks off to the next KKK meeting.
That'd be the day thousands of rank and file, patriotic, country loving Americans line the lawns of the White House-and manuallytake it back from a wanna be commie regime!
OBAMA the GENIUS

Pittsboro, NC

#910415 May 23, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Like most liberals, if you don't have credible evidence to refute something, then you become an idiot..
Fact: Republicans dropped a trillion dollars in Iraq.

Does that make you so happy?

President Obama signed a law to guarantee affordable medical insurance for every citizen.

Quotes are flowing in now! GUARANTEED BY LAW!

good rates. Low cost.

Now that is something to be proud of.

Your guy: cut taxes for billionaires during war!

And doubled the nations debt.

BORROWED TRILLIONS FOR IRAQ.

Republicans <----- so dumb it hurts everyone.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#910416 May 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
2006....
IRS collected taxpayers' party affiliations
As it tries to hunt down tax scofflaws, the Internal Revenue Service has collected information on the political party affiliations of taxpayers in 20 states.
One senator called it an "outrageous violation of the public trust."
http://www.sitnews.us/0106news/010606/010606_...
It's amazing what cons are willing to forgive based on their politics.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#910417 May 23, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Iraq war John Kerry: I voted for the war before I was against it...
Democrats and Hillary: We started the birther movement before we were against it..
Democrats: We started the KKK before we were against it...
idiot democrats...
lol! The Democrats of those days are the republicans of today.

You should know your own history better son!
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#910418 May 23, 2013
TSM wrote:
Obama is the Albatross hanging around Liberals/Democrats necks!! The President speech today on ‘ Gitmo/Drone is much like throwing Spaghetti up against the wall hoping to distract from his current scandals AP, IRS, and Benghazi
That's what I was thinking too, or either he thought he was addressing classrooms of junior high schoolers 9and a couple of loons) on the varying procedures of war?
OBAMA the GENIUS

Pittsboro, NC

#910419 May 23, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
That'd be the day thousands of rank and file, patriotic, country loving Americans line the lawns of the White House-and manuallytake it back from a wanna be commie regime!
Translate:

"Our magic undies grease ball lying monkey lost to Obama"

Waaaaa

Waaaaa

Waaaaa

Cry in your diaper, sleaze ball!

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#910420 May 23, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Translation:
I have no clue what I'm talking about, but because I'm a f*cking idiot, I'm OK with Obama violating any rule, law or the constitution.
RealDave: "He might be a complete azzhole but he's MY azzhole"
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#910421 May 23, 2013
OBAMA the GENIUS wrote:
<quoted text>
Fact: Republicans dropped a trillion dollars in Iraq.
Does that make you so happy?
President Obama signed a law to guarantee affordable medical insurance for every citizen.
Quotes are flowing in now! GUARANTEED BY LAW!
good rates. Low cost.
Now that is something to be proud of.
Your guy: cut taxes for billionaires during war!
And doubled the nations debt.
BORROWED TRILLIONS FOR IRAQ.
Republicans <----- so dumb it hurts everyone.
With 15 U.S. states opting out of President Barack Obama’s Medicaid expansion, hospitals that treat poor and uninsured patients are asking the government to delay $64 billion in planned funding cuts.

Medicaid funds to hospitals with a disproportionate share of low-income patients will be cut 50 percent, or $14.1 billion, from fiscal 2014 through 2019, according to draft regulations to be published in the Federal Register tomorrow. The American Hospital Association wants to delay by two years the start of the cuts for Medicaid and for $49.9 billion in reductions by Medicare, the health program for the elderly and disabled.
he reductions are mandated by President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, and were supposed to be offset by an increase in the number of patients who would gain insurance through an expansion of state Medicaid programs. With some Republican-led states deciding not to cooperate, a loss of funding without a gain in more insured patients would hamper hospitals ability to keep caring for underserved populations.

“It’s a kick in the gut,” said John Bluford, chief executive officer of Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Missouri, which estimates it may lose as much as $150 million in Medicaid payments over seven years.“These are real dollars. It would wipe out our margins.”
Tenet Profit

The rules being circulated this week show Medicaid would reduce the so-called DSH payments by $500 million in the fiscal 2014 year starting in October. For 2015,$600 million more would be cut with the annual reductions reaching $5.6 billion in 2019.

Tight Bind

With only about one-fifth of their patients having commercial insurance, these safety-net hospitals typically have profit margins of about 2.3 percent, a third of the industrywide average for all hospitals, according to 2010 data from the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems. Losing Medicaid funding and not gaining more insured patients would swing that margin from a profit to a loss of 6.1 percent.

Hospitals may try to recoup losses by limiting the amount of care they provide to the uninsured or reducing staff, John Graves, an assistant professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, said by telephone.

“They’re in a tight bind,” Graves said.“They have to recoup those losses through fewer services, shutting down.”
( Armour, S. "Hospitals Prepare to Cut Care in Medicaid Opt-Out States" Bloomberg.com 5/14/2013)

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