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Since: Sep 10

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#934209 Jun 28, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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Ayn Rand taking Medicare comes to mind :-)
Carol with her hand out for Social Security and Medicare also.

She retired when she reached Social Security age.

Since: Sep 10

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#934210 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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And WHY aren't they there, Homer? Do you keep up with anything?
Employers have no idea what's coming down the pike after January 1. Most Americans don't even know what's coming down the pike after January 1.
Was Obamacare more of a priority than jobs and the economy in 2009???
Are employers going to provide opportunities - even if they exist - if it's going to end up costing them more money to provide those opportunities under the penalties and regulations of Obamacare???
Sometimes you people really do make my head want to explode.
I wish it would. Than we wouldn't have to be exposed to your racist nonsense, Paula.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#934211 Jun 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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the Supreme Court declared Obamacare to be Constitutional.
You lose, as you have your whole life.
Hope your Jeep Liberty doesn't get rear ended. Cause if it does, you'll likely die. Your gas tank acts as a rear bumper! LOL
That's what you get for buying an inferior used car.


Put your cracker down for a minute and practice squawking this.

The Supreme Court ruled Obamacare was a tax.

Get it? A tax. Hope you don't need the money the government is going to take from you to cover it. Your take home pay already shrunk since last January.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934212 Jun 28, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Homer not dismissing. Where to after that? I'm suggesting the opportunities are simply not there. Maybe what you suggested would provide another avenue. Bring it up at the next GOP convention, it'll go over like a lead balloon.
The majority of Walmart store managers started out as minimum wage employees.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#934213 Jun 28, 2013
Fox pundit: Yes, Krugman's right and I'm wrong, but that's okay because nobody will believe him

So Fox News pundit Erick Erickson and Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman get into a back-and-forth about the price of milk and breadóErickson says prices are soaring, Krugman points out that Erickson is actually completely wrong and that prices are stable. Confronted with the facts, how does Erickson respond? Like this:

Paul's point is correct, but it is an issue of perception of people versus the reality of his chart. He can certainly go tell people milk prices haven't gone up, but good luck getting them to believe him.

So, according to Erickson, Krugman is right, and he's wrong, but it doesn't matter, because nobody is going to believe Krugman anyway. In other words, conservatives really don't want the truth. It just doesn't matter to them.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/06/28/1219...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934214 Jun 28, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Unemployment pays 40 - 60K per year?
Is that all you're paying?

The guy at the register in your local state liquor store makes more than that.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#934215 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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And WHY aren't they there, Homer? Do you keep up with anything?
Employers have no idea what's coming down the pike after January 1. Most Americans don't even know what's coming down the pike after January 1.
Was Obamacare more of a priority than jobs and the economy in 2009???
Are employers going to provide opportunities - even if they exist - if it's going to end up costing them more money to provide those opportunities under the penalties and regulations of Obamacare???
Sometimes you people really do make my head want to explode.
What are you babbling about now? We are discussing Republican solution(s) for providing jobs and opportunity for inner city/poor people.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#934216 Jun 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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I wish it would. Than we wouldn't have to be exposed to your racist nonsense, Paula.
It just bothers people when you project ghetto on Republicans when the demoKrats still have you in chains you idiot.

You voted for the winner obama and still lost making you a bigger loser...

It's the culture...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934217 Jun 28, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Wow. The Tree Huggers are caving for the Magic Negro and more 'free' stuff like Solar.
The Purists are now what they've been all along: hoores.
True believer environmentalists are so convinced about man-made global warming that they are willing to go along with absolutely certain environmental destruction that they would have previously opposed with all their resources.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#934218 Jun 28, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
Trayvon girlfriend shown she is a Liberal, she acted as a Liberal, express herself as a Liberal and therefore
All Liberals are equally trash!
It B's dat way.

She can't read handwriting!

But she can still lie like hell.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#934219 Jun 28, 2013
The Truthiness Is Out There

OK, this is awesome. Dylan Byers at Politico gets Erick son of Erick to respond to my observation that, although he rants about the rising prices of milk and bread ó which somehow has something to do with pundits riding the Acela ó the truth is that milk and bread prices have been flat for about five years, and in particular have gone nowhere despite all that money the Fed has printed. And Ericksonís response is, hey, it isnít true, but people feel that itís true:

Not everything is academic or chartable and sometimes the accuracy of the chart isnít as real to people as the perception they have that their grocery store bills are getting more expensive though their shopping habits havenít changed.

Ö

Seriously, Paulís point is correct, but it is an issue of perception of people versus the reality of his chart. He can certainly go tell people milk prices havenít gone up, but good luck getting them to believe him.

Notice, by the way, the implication that I donít appreciate the problems real people (who donít eat quiche or ride the Acela) are facing; actually, I do, but those problems are lack of jobs and stagnant wages, not rising prices. And if you want to solve problems, getting the nature of those problems right matters.

But then, only elitists want to solve problems; true men of the people just vent, and what matters is perception, not truth.

http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/28/t...

new FOX motto: Perception, not truth.

oh wait. that's the old FOX motto.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#934220 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
And WHY aren't they there, Homer? Do you keep up with anything?
Employers have no idea what's coming down the pike after January 1. Most Americans don't even know what's coming down the pike after January 1.
Was Obamacare more of a priority than jobs and the economy in 2009???
Are employers going to provide opportunities - even if they exist - if it's going to end up costing them more money to provide those opportunities under the penalties and regulations of Obamacare???
Sometimes you people really do make my head want to explode.
Jobs was his number 1 priority and he went full steam ahead, healthcare reform was a year later Aunt Batty -

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 February 17, 2009

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act March 23, 2010
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934221 Jun 28, 2013
So, if we eliminate all coal-fired power plants and all internal combustion engines and the global temperature trend is unaffected, what is next?
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#934222 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The majority of Walmart store managers started out as minimum wage employees.
We were discussing an avenue for opportunity and income and this is your solution? No wonder blacks feel as if the Republican party has abandoned them. They have.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934223 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Put your cracker down for a minute and practice squawking this.
The Supreme Court ruled Obamacare was a tax.
Get it? A tax. Hope you don't need the money the government is going to take from you to cover it. Your take home pay already shrunk since last January.
The fact that it is a tax and not a penalty or fine has significant influence on the ability to change the level of taxation in the future.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#934224 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Is that all you're paying?
The guy at the register in your local state liquor store makes more than that.
This is the mindset of the typical white kid spoiled brat.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#934225 Jun 28, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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When the choice is between 7th vacation homes for the rich
or
food for the poor
Carol carries water for you know who?
Good Afternoon
Again, your ignorance - willful or otherwise - astonishes me.

Of the top 10 wealthiest in Congress, the majority are Democrats.

How many vacation homes do you suppose Kerry, Feinstein and Rockefeller have? Just to name a few?

You really do need some perspective, LNC. Desperately.

Charities and compassionate people who donate to them do more for the poor than the government could possibly ever do. The government is already too big to keep track of what it's already screwing up.

We've thrown millions upon millions at the War on Poverty since Johnson.

Safety nets will always be in place no matter who holds the power - they've been there under every single administration since being put in place.

You can't help people who either can't be helped or don't want to be helped. It's that plain and simple.

Do the best you can to help as many as you can. That's what I do. That's what we all can do.

The government can provide a safety net - as it should - that's all it can do and all it has done and always will do.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934226 Jun 28, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>What are you babbling about now? We are discussing Republican solution(s) for providing jobs and opportunity for inner city/poor people.
One major obstacle to most people looking for work is their unwillingness to relocate to where the jobs are. The inner city will not be that place any time in the near future because the costs of operating there are simply too high.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#934227 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
So, if we eliminate all coal-fired power plants and all internal combustion engines and the global temperature trend is unaffected, what is next?
Bah, Homer doesn't believe in Global Warming, that's for scientists and smart people.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934228 Jun 28, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Jobs was his number 1 priority and he went full steam ahead, healthcare reform was a year later Aunt Batty -
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 February 17, 2009
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act March 23, 2010
So, the jobs never happened and the ObamaKare has yet to start.

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