Barack Obama, our next President

"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ... Read more

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#929613 Jun 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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How will the IRS collect taxes (not fines) from those who don't pay taxes and have no refunds, or insufficient refunds, from which to collect the Obamacare tax?
That's where the quarter of a trillion dollars worth of fraud comes in. They will be getting a check for subsidiaries and still won't buy health care. But they will be having a hell of a party--another redistribution by the commie O'bama.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929614 Jun 22, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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Gee, you do realize that "PRIMARIED" has become a verb, Like Sen Luger was PRIMARIED by a tea party candidate.
when was the last time you saw a Democratic incumbent lose his seat in a primary election because he wasn't liberal enough or didn't toe the party line lock step
At a minimum in 2012, Dennis Kucinich and Tim Holden.

Probably others.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#929615 Jun 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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WTF does "access to wealth" mean?
Not enough welfare.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929616 Jun 22, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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gee, did you ever stop to think that just maybe there are millions of Americans out there who want a job but there are none available.
companies are sitting on the largest cash reserves in decades, demand for consumer goods are up, but they just aren't hiring. Those with jobs are asked to increase productivity and work overtime...
meanwhile salaries for CEO's, Execs and board members are at all time highs. Some CEO's are making upward of 500X what their average worker makes......while the buying power income for the middle class hasn't stagnated for the last 30 years, its actually gone down
Good description of the Obama economy, where employees are a liability and the government has created an incentive to produce more output from fewer employees.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#929617 Jun 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Many tax cheats are low income folks who work off the books.
Wanna crack down on them?
LOL. So, you are blaming "low income folks" for working off the books instead of those who are paying them under the table? Typical Rethug. We need to go after the small businesses that are perpetrating this type of tax evasion.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#929618 Jun 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Far better than the chimp in the White House.
Just for the record, a chimp is far smarter than a shrub.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929619 Jun 22, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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You people are sooooo stupid. Yes, UNCLE SAM will be paying the premiums which will be far less than the staggering cost of the Emergency Room visits previously utilized by "poor folks" without insurance.
"It’s a lose, lose, lose," said Sonal Ambegaokar, a health policy lawyer at the National Immigration Law Center, which advocates for low-income immigrants. She said denying broad insurance coverage to LEGAL immigrants hurt doctors and hospitals financially, prevented patients from getting needed care and increased costs for the health system."
The taxpayers will not be paying the premiums if the workers are offered insurance by their employers, even if they cannot afford the premiums. The workers must pay either the premiums or the Obamacare tax.
Patriot

Brighton, CO

#929620 Jun 22, 2013
Obama spending $100-Million US taxpayer dollars for ‘Symbolism” on African trip

Barack Obama’s upcoming $100-million African trip will take a virtual entourage to Johannesburg, the same place where thirsty children lined up at the region’s only water spigot as United Nations delegates gorged themselves on steak and lobster, washed down by fine wines at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development...

http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/...

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#929621 Jun 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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What does any of that have to do with the average taxpayer?
I'm guessing you never took a course in logic, algebra or geometry.

you said
ohn Galt wrote:
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Other than getting robbed by the IRS, the lives of Republicans are little affected by politics. We don't depend on the government for much of anything.
Given that taxes are the primary issue, what is the point of big-government Republicans?

I just pointed out that most conservatives benefit the most from tax dollars spent on
FARM SUBSIDIES
OIL SUBSIDIES
THE MILITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Have trouble connecting the dots.

conservative states also get more in tax dollars than they put in, while liberal states get less.

conservatives are the real welfare queens in America

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#929623 Jun 22, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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You people are sooooo stupid. Yes, UNCLE SAM will be paying the premiums which will be far less than the staggering cost of the Emergency Room visits previously utilized by "poor folks" without insurance.
"It’s a lose, lose, lose," said Sonal Ambegaokar, a health policy lawyer at the National Immigration Law Center, which advocates for low-income immigrants. She said denying broad insurance coverage to LEGAL immigrants hurt doctors and hospitals financially, prevented patients from getting needed care and increased costs for the health system."
41 billion was the unpaid cost of emergency room visits last year. How much is O'bama sick care going to cost the country-and still the illegals will be using the emergency rooms. Remember the hospitals get ten times as much in tax breaks than they give in charity.
http://www.ahanews.com/ahanews/jsp/display.js...

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has raised its initial 10 year costs estimates from $940 billion to $1.76 trillion. Since the government has no money of its own, it must take close to a trillion dollars more from tax payers in order to afford the first 10 years of Obamacare. Every year after 2021, Obamacare will cost more than a quarter trillion dollars based on today's estimates. These numbers will only get worse in time because moral hazard will necessarily cause the amount of claims to rise relative to the cost. For example, how much music do you download on bitTorrent (free) vs. iTunes ($1.00/song)?

I 'assume' liberals can do math?

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#929624 Jun 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Why just "by white people", you bigot?
That's just the way it is.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929625 Jun 22, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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LOL. So, you are blaming "low income folks" for working off the books instead of those who are paying them under the table? Typical Rethug. We need to go after the small businesses that are perpetrating this type of tax evasion.
Galt hires an independent contractor (not an employee) to do minor improvements or landscaping at his home and/or business, paying the independent contractor in cash. The independent contractor fails to report this income and pay taxes.

Who is to blame?
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#929626 Jun 22, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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That was another issue brought up by the group last night - how difficult it is to have the courage to break away from the democratic party - for the reasons we all know. They become marginalized like conservatives who don't fall in line and walk in lockstep.
I know. It would seem the hard core right wing extremists just can't do that.

It's not in their genes.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#929627 Jun 22, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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The Catholic Church helps the poor for all the right reasons with a hands on approach and without forcably taking its members money.
It's done voluntarily - the way helping the poor was intended.
Must be the same way they do pedophilia.
OBAMA the GENIUS

Raleigh, NC

#929628 Jun 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The taxpayers will not be paying the premiums if the workers are offered insurance by their employers, even if they cannot afford the premiums. The workers must pay either the premiums or the Obamacare tax.
Not true.

EVERYONE CAN BUY INSURANCE ON THE EXCHANGE.

NO MATTER INCOME. LAW OF THE LAND.

IF YOU DON'T LIKE EMPLOYER PLAN: BUY YOUR OWN ON THE EXCHANGE.

affordable! Guaranteed by law.

Thanks democrats!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929629 Jun 22, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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I'm guessing you never took a course in logic, algebra or geometry.
you said
ohn Galt wrote:
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Other than getting robbed by the IRS, the lives of Republicans are little affected by politics. We don't depend on the government for much of anything.
Given that taxes are the primary issue, what is the point of big-government Republicans?
I just pointed out that most conservatives benefit the most from tax dollars spent on
FARM SUBSIDIES
OIL SUBSIDIES
THE MILITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
Have trouble connecting the dots.
conservative states also get more in tax dollars than they put in, while liberal states get less.
conservatives are the real welfare queens in America
The average taxpayer does not benefit from any of those and would prefer that they all be eliminated, with a corresponding reduction in taxes.

Too stupid to understand that?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#929630 Jun 22, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>That's where the quarter of a trillion dollars worth of fraud comes in. They will be getting a check for subsidiaries and still won't buy health care. But they will be having a hell of a party--another redistribution by the commie O'bama.
The 'tax credits' go to the insurance company not the policy holder.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#929631 Jun 22, 2013
Whatever wrote:
LIBERAL Ark. lawmaker gets ONLY home confinement, fine FOR FIXING ELECTIONS
http://www.stuttgartdailyleader.com/apps/pbcs...
Well gee son. Jeff Skilling gets off after robbing this company, stockholders, and employees....

" By Charles Wilbanks /
MoneyWatch/ May 8, 2013, 2:52 PM
Enron's Jeff Skilling may get early prison release
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling pauses on Oct. 23, 2006, as he answers a question and leaves a federal courthouse in Houston.

Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling pauses on Oct. 23, 2006, as he answers a question and leaves a federal courthouse in Houston./ David J. Phillip/AP

(MoneyWatch) Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling could see years taken off his original prison term after the Justice Department said today that it has recommended reducing his sentence.

While U.S. District Judge Sim Lake of the Southern District of Texas must still approve the deal, the convicted felon could walk as early as 2017, meaning his 24-year sentence could be reduced by as much as 10 years.

The Judge set a sentencing hearing for June 21, 2013.

Both prosecutors and the government emphasized that $40 million in restitution, currently held up as Skilling pursued appeals, could be released to victims.

"Today's agreement will put an end to the legal battles surrounding this case," a Justice Department spokesman said in a statement. "Mr. Skilling will no longer be permitted to challenge his conviction for one of the most notorious frauds in American history, and victims of his crime will finally receive the more than $40 million in restitution they are owed. This agreement ensures that Mr. Skilling will be appropriately punished for his crimes and that victims will finally receive the restitution they deserve."

The sentencing reduction was also presented as a milestone by Skilling's legal team. "The proposed agreement brings certainty and finality to a long and painful process," said Daniel Petrocelli, Skilling's lawyer and an attorney at O'Melveny and Myers. "Although the recommended sentence for Jeff would still be more than double that for any other Enron defendant, all of whom have long been out of prison, he will have a chance to get back a meaningful part of his life."

Skilling, along with former CEO Kenneth Lay, transformed Enron into the world's largest energy trading company. Skilling took the reins of the company himself in February 2001, in the process reaping a salary of $132 million a year. But he resigned in August of the same year, citing personal reasons, and began selling massive amounts of Enron shares. The company went bankrupt in December 2001. One of the largest accounting frauds in history, the debacle cost investors and employees billions of dollars, and resulted in the conviction and demise of its auditor, accounting firm Arthur Anderson, an ancillary disaster that also cost thousands of jobs...."

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#929632 Jun 22, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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LOL. So, you are blaming "low income folks" for working off the books instead of those who are paying them under the table? Typical Rethug. We need to go after the small businesses that are perpetrating this type of tax evasion.
No, we need to go to the Fair Tax and eliminate all the tax code problems. It really is that simple.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929633 Jun 22, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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That's just the way it is.
Galt refuses to play that game.

If black folks want to refer to themselves by the n-word, then they are fair game.

Too bad.

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