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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933714 Jun 27, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
I think base load generators are on the way out.
Ultimate stupidity to anyone who has a clue about electrical distribution.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#933715 Jun 27, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Totally up to you.
Maybe I should have gone with Rahm - because now is the time to doggedly go after tax reform and get rid of the IRS. As Rahm Emmanuel said, "don't let a good crisis go to waste!"

Sure hope republicans won't let this one go to waste.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933716 Jun 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
2011....
Three nonprofit advocacy groups that were denied tax exemption by the Internal Revenue Service were all units of Emerge America, an organization devoted to cultivating female political leaders for local, state and federal government.
The I.R.S. denied tax exemption to the groups — Emerge Nevada, Emerge Maine and Emerge Massachusetts — because, the agency wrote in denial letters, they were set up specifically to cultivate Democratic candidates. Their Web sites ask for evidence that participants in their training programs are Democrats.
News of the I.R.S. decision, which surfaced in heavily redacted denial letters to the groups that were posted to the agency’s Web site last Thursday, raised concerns among advocacy groups, known as 501(c)(4) organizations after the section of the tax code that governs them, at large.
Crossroads GPS, a conservative advocacy organization with ties to Karl Rove, the Republican strategist, sent an e-mail to supporters on Tuesday, assuring them that it was not one of the three groups denied exemption.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/21/business/ad...
Why are liberal groups so dishonest?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933717 Jun 27, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
OK, I'll meet you half way. The coal plants which are closing down as a result of EPA's regulations represent about 10% of the "U.S.’s coal-fired generating capacity." Other's can be phased out over time as renewable energy sources mature and develop.
What you got other than wind and solar, neither of which are reliable?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933718 Jun 27, 2013
Emoron wrote:
<quoted text>
Why would I want to be brain damaged? That would be a step up for your sorry ass.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

You keep playing this mini-me game and expect different results. It always ends up the same. You get banned, then have to create a new mini-me.

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

I find it funny as hell. Keep it up.:-)
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#933719 Jun 27, 2013
Emoron wrote:
<quoted text>
Why would I want to be brain damaged? That would be a step up for your sorry ass.
Eman is smarter and better looking then your dumb ugly ass any day you idiot...

It's the culture...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933720 Jun 27, 2013
Emoron wrote:
<quoted text>
This is a labor of love and a public service. Think of all the time thinking people will save reading pointless whine and lies when I drive this moron back into the closet. Only other morons would want to read another 24,000 pieces of his mental garbage.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

Wasn't I supposed to be at 24,000 last week? You were wrong then, and you'll be wrong today.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#933721 Jun 27, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh, ye of little knowledge:
Plants are located throughout the United States. There are four more plants planned in Colorado and three more in Utah.
New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Pennsylvania have all passed Renewable Energy laws.
Just for the record, the Long Island Solar Farm is "the largest photovoltaic array in the eastern U.S. It earned the Best Photovoltaic Project of Year Award from the New York Solar Energy Industries Association. The LISF is made up of 164,312 solar panels, which provide enough electricity for roughly 4,500 households. Additionally, the project will cause the abatement of more than 30,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year."
http://archive.longislandpress.com/2011/11/21...
List of five BEST states for solar energy:
BEST
1. Massachusetts – With an impressive 4.4 out of 5, Massachusetts is one of only a handful of states where homeowners have the option of leasing solar panels for rather than buying them outright. As you might imagine, this puts a residential solar system within the financial reach of many who might otherwise not be able to purchase one. Massachusetts also offers several tempting rebates and tax incentives for choosing solar.
2. Maryland – With a 4.3 out of 5, Maryland was only narrowly edged out of the top spot by Massachusetts. With good background energy policies, strong financial incentives, and the availability of solar leases, the only thing holding Maryland back is a high threshold for earning those incentives. Currently, only systems of at least 20 kilowatts (much bigger than the average home system) qualify.
3. New York – Although it ties Maryland with a 4.3 out of 5, New York has blazed its own trail when it comes to state rebate and tax credit programs designed to help those who go solar achieve even faster payback time frames.
4. Delaware – A score of 4.05 out of 5 is nothing to sneeze at, especially because it doesn’t adequately show how far Delaware has come in just a few short years. Since 2010, all of the state’s renewable energy policies, from tax incentives to the Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS), have matured significantly. One of the only things holding it back is the lack of a property tax exemption to save homeowners even more money on an annual basis.
5. Colorado – As the home of one of the first Renewables Portfolio Standards in the country, it’s no surprise that Colorado is in the top five. With a score of 3.7 out of 5, Colorado recently strengthened its successful RPS, mandating 30 percent renewable energy by 2020. Although financial incentives are available from the handful of utility companies operating in the state, Colorado’s solar future would benefit from state rebates and tax credits that could bring the sticker price of installation way down for residents.
Read more: http://www.care2.com/causes/5-best-and-worst-...
Oh, ye of little common sense.

Everything here is heavily subsidized. This leads to Sucker Consumerism. This is intentional.

If you Search Solar ROI, Solar Payback, Solar...whatever,...it is nearly impossible to find any unbiased data.

You will find www.joeblowsolar.com across the board and they ALL sing the praises of Solar because they are selling the crap.

Other than that, you'll find the .gov sites singing halleluiah about all the rebates, refunds and other hidden subsidies to make Solar look good.

So you can take your biased Tree-Hugger, Solar-Hawker, Gubbermint-sudsudizzed BS and stroke yerself wit it, Dood.

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#933722 Jun 27, 2013
Nostrilis H Waxman wrote:
Do any of you Obama supporting Democrats here admit you are fascists?
Think about how you are OK with the IRS being abused to attack people, then lie.
When you Tea Party whiners try to gain tax exempt status not meant for political groups then the IRS is doing their jobs.

If you wren't o GD dumb & knew the requirements, you wouldn't be dumb enogh to put "Tea Party" in your group's name.

Quit blaming the IRS for Tea Party stupidity.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#933723 Jun 27, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh stfu fer krissakes.
Mensa
Interestingly, the Spanish use of the word mensa (female) or menso (male)generally denotes someone who is crazy or stupid.
"No seas menso".... Don't be crazy. Or, "mensa, yo te dije que no lo hicieras"... stupid, I told you not to do it.
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php...
Fergit the Mensa crazy BS.

You sound Menstrual Crazy, hunee.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933724 Jun 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Treasury Inspector General J. Russell George fought back Thursday against “inaccurate” media reports that suggested his bombshell IRS audit was biased.
His office told several media outlets on Tuesday that the audit focused solely on tea party groups at the request of House Republicans. In a letter to Rep. Sander M. Levin (D-MI), George denied that the audit improperly omitted information on the treatment of progressive and liberal groups.
He insisted that tea party groups were treated differently than other groups.
Between May 2010 and May 2012, the investigators found that 100 percent of tea party applications were referred for additional scrutiny as potential political cases, George said. In contrast, only 30 percent of groups having the words “progress” or “progressive” in their names were referred for additional scrutiny as potential political cases.
Of the 298 cases the IRS identified as potential political cases between May 2010 and May 2012, only six contained the words “progress” or “progressive.”
However, George also admitted that the treatment of progressive and liberal groups was not fully investigated because they were included on a section of so-called “Be On the Look Out” lists that was unrelated to political cases. The audit only focused on how the IRS treated potential political cases.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/27/treasur...
J. Russell George is clearly an Uncle Tom.

Maybe even a creepy-ass cracker.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933725 Jun 27, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Eman is smarter and better looking then your dumb ugly ass any day you idiot...
It's the culture...
Thanks, I think. Considering she's a 47percenter, i don't think that's much of a compliment. LOL
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#933726 Jun 27, 2013
Emoron wrote:
<quoted text>
This is a labor of love and a public service. Think of all the time thinking people will save reading pointless whine and lies when I drive this moron back into the closet. Only other morons would want to read another 24,000 pieces of his mental garbage.
Your obsession and addiction to idiot is Not only amusing you dumbass, but curious you moron...

It's the culture...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#933727 Jun 27, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Good stuff. Stick with it Pelosi, every individual needs a voice in this country and everyone needs to be able to vote.
....every individual needs a voice in this country and everyone needs to be able to vote....several times if need be!

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA HA....

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#933728 Jun 27, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Homer all grumpy
Homer's just mad Hillary Clinton shot the liberal argument that Saddam wasn't harboring terrorists in the foot.

Think that argument has been shot down once and for all. Hillary pulled the trigger, of all people.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#933729 Jun 27, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
Why are liberal groups so dishonest?
Groups Targeted by I.R.S. Tested Rules on Politics

When CVFC, a conservative veterans’ group in California, applied for tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service, its biggest expenditure that year was several thousand dollars in radio ads backing a Republican candidate for Congress.

The Wetumpka Tea Party, from Alabama, sponsored training for a get-out-the-vote initiative dedicated to the “defeat of President Barack Obama” while the I.R.S. was weighing its application.

And the head of the Ohio Liberty Coalition, whose application languished with the I.R.S. for more than two years, sent out e-mails to members about Mitt Romney campaign events and organized members to distribute Mr. Romney’s presidential campaign literature.

Representatives of these organizations have cried foul in recent weeks about their treatment by the I.R.S., saying they were among dozens of conservative groups unfairly targeted by the agency, harassed with inappropriate questionnaires and put off for months or years as the agency delayed decisions on their applications.

But a close examination of these groups and others reveals an array of election activities that tax experts and former I.R.S. officials said would provide a legitimate basis for flagging them for closer review.

“Money is not the only thing that matters,” said Donald B. Tobin, a former lawyer with the Justice Department’s tax division who is a law professor at Ohio State University.“While some of the I.R.S. questions may have been overbroad, you can look at some of these groups and understand why these questions were being asked.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/27/us/politics...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#933730 Jun 27, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh, ye of little common sense.
Everything here is heavily subsidized. This leads to Sucker Consumerism. This is intentional.
If you Search Solar ROI, Solar Payback, Solar...whatever,...it is nearly impossible to find any unbiased data.
You will find www.joeblowsolar.com across the board and they ALL sing the praises of Solar because they are selling the crap.
Other than that, you'll find the .gov sites singing halleluiah about all the rebates, refunds and other hidden subsidies to make Solar look good.
So you can take your biased Tree-Hugger, Solar-Hawker, Gubbermint-sudsudizzed BS and stroke yerself wit it, Dood.
Love that. "Oh, ye of little common sense." May I use it?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933731 Jun 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
J. Russell George is clearly an Uncle Tom.
Maybe even a creepy-ass cracker.
Have you tried out for the Trayvon Martin trial yet? I think you have what it takes.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#933732 Jun 27, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
You've obviously never shopped for solar, kid. Go onto any number of websites and fill out their surveys. Then come back and post the results.
In Yeah's immediate area, things are too bright or sunny.

He'd be better off with a Wind Turbine considering how much he is a blowhard.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#933733 Jun 27, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Wrong
Prove your claim.
PS I know you can't
Here's the proof but I don't expect you to understand it.

Ways and Mean Committee

Preliminary IRS Investigation Update—TIGTA’s Failure to Disclose that “Progressives” Were Included on the IRS “Be On the Look Out”(BOLO) list

"There are two key updates based on the Ways and Means Committee Democratic staff’s investigation of the Internal Revenue
Service’s (IRS) processing of tax-exemption applications:

First, the “Be On the Look Out” lists contained the word
“Progressives.” In May 2013, the Treasury Inspector General for
Tax Administration (TIGTA) released an audit report stating that the IRS used “inappropriate criteria” to process tax-exemption
applications. The Inspector General only disclosed in the audit
report that the “Be On the Look Out” lists used by the IRS to screen tax-exemption applications for processing contained the name “TeaParty.” Based on our investigation, it has become clear that the Inspector General failed to inform the Congress that the following category also appears on the same BOLOs that contain the “Tea Party” criteria and even appears on the BOLOs after the “Tea Party” criteria had been removed:

Category name on the IRS' "BE ON THE LOOK OUT" list:

Progressives: Political activities. Common thread is the word
“progressive.” Activities appear to lean toward a new political party. Activities are partisan and appear anti-Republican. You see references to “blue” as being “progressive.”

Summary of Evidence:

There was clear mismanagement on the part of the IRS Exempt Organizations Division in processing these tax-exemption
applications. This mismanagement has now been compounded by
the clear evidence that the Inspector General also mishandled this
investigation by failing to reveal that “Progressives” were also on the BOLO list that Determinations Unit employees used to screen
applications."

....Based on the recently received information, the Inspector
General seriously erred in not making clear in both the audit report and his testimony on this matter that “Tea Party” and “Progressives” were included in the BOLO lists that Determinations Unit employees used to screen applications. It is now clear that the audit conducted by the Inspector General was fundamentally flawed...."

"The Inspector General’s audit served as the basis and impetus for a wide range of Congressional investigations and this new information shows that the foundation for those investigations has been flawed in a fundamental way. When the Inspector General had the opportunity to inform Congress that “Progressives” was also on the BOLO list, he did not. When asked specifically at hearings, he was not forthright."

http://democrats.waysandmeans.house.gov/sites...

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