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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#970649 Aug 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) on Sunday said Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) "doesn't know anything about healthcare" and questioned his suitability for higher office.
"Ted Cruz may be a very good politician, but he certainly does not know anything about health care," Dean said on CNN's "State of the Union."
The former governor called Cruz's plan for cross-state health insurance purchasing a "terrible idea," saying he wouldn't want Texas' insurance policies affecting Vermont's universal health care.
"So, these are crazy ideas from the far right," Dean said. "He's a slick spokesman and God help us if he ever does get to be anything more than the senator from Texas."
http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/h...
No need for POTUS to be educated in medical care. That's what doctors and hospitals are for.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#970650 Aug 26, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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We all best start bracing ourselves for the train wreck that's a-comin'. Too late to jump off now.
But, thankfully, we can go to flea markets to sign up for a seat on this train.
I kid you not.
You can go to flea markets and farmers' markets here. Any where where they figure they can rope in the idiots. I believe it is illegal for an average democrat to sign up another person for a government tax.
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#970651 Aug 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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Lane shooting....
I am deeply angry about this because of the callous attitude of the three teenagers,” said Tim Fischer, a former deputy prime minister, in an interview with Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper,“[But] it’s a sign of the proliferation of guns on the ground in the U.S.A. There is a gun for almost every American.”
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08...
John Howard, who served as prime minister of Australia from 1996 to 2007, is no one’s idea of a lefty. He was one of George W. Bush’s closest allies, enthusiastically backing the Iraq intervention, and took a hard line domestically against increased immigration and union organizing (pdf).
But one of Howard’s other lasting legacies is Australia’s gun control regime, first passed in 1996 in response to a massacre in Tasmania that left 35 dead. The law banned semiautomatic and automatic rifles and shotguns. It also instituted a mandatory buy-back program for newly banned weapons.
On Wednesday, Howard took to the Melbourne daily the Age to call on the United States, in light of the Aurora, Colo., massacre, to follow in Australia’s footsteps.“There are many American traits which we Australians could well emulate to our great benefit,” he concluded.“But when it comes to guns, we have been right to take a radically different path.”
So what have the Australian laws actually done for homicide and suicide rates? Howard cites a study (pdf) by Andrew Leigh of Australian National University and Christine Neill of Wilfrid Laurier University finding that the firearm homicide rate fell by 59 percent, and the firearm suicide rate fell by 65 percent, in the decade after the law was introduced, without a parallel increase in non-firearm homicides and suicides. That provides strong circumstantial evidence for the law’s effectiveness.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/...
so you tell me what the problem is. does that make it obvious enough even for you?
That phag Fisher would be best to start worrying about Australia; its out of control (and like everywhere, their "gun ban" didnt work)....

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-23972...

John Galt

Temecula, CA

#970652 Aug 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Lane shooting....
I am deeply angry about this because of the callous attitude of the three teenagers,” said Tim Fischer, a former deputy prime minister, in an interview with Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper,“[But] it’s a sign of the proliferation of guns on the ground in the U.S.A. There is a gun for almost every American.”
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08...
John Howard, who served as prime minister of Australia from 1996 to 2007, is no one’s idea of a lefty. He was one of George W. Bush’s closest allies, enthusiastically backing the Iraq intervention, and took a hard line domestically against increased immigration and union organizing (pdf).
But one of Howard’s other lasting legacies is Australia’s gun control regime, first passed in 1996 in response to a massacre in Tasmania that left 35 dead. The law banned semiautomatic and automatic rifles and shotguns. It also instituted a mandatory buy-back program for newly banned weapons.
On Wednesday, Howard took to the Melbourne daily the Age to call on the United States, in light of the Aurora, Colo., massacre, to follow in Australia’s footsteps.“There are many American traits which we Australians could well emulate to our great benefit,” he concluded.“But when it comes to guns, we have been right to take a radically different path.”
So what have the Australian laws actually done for homicide and suicide rates? Howard cites a study (pdf) by Andrew Leigh of Australian National University and Christine Neill of Wilfrid Laurier University finding that the firearm homicide rate fell by 59 percent, and the firearm suicide rate fell by 65 percent, in the decade after the law was introduced, without a parallel increase in non-firearm homicides and suicides. That provides strong circumstantial evidence for the law’s effectiveness.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/...
so you tell me what the problem is. does that make it obvious enough even for you?
The problem is that the US has ghetto rats and Australia does not.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#970653 Aug 26, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>they have already started: When executing a search warrant to obtain financial information on a single employee of a healthcare provider, the IRS seized medical records on 10 million Americans. Its agents reportedly threatened to rip servers out of the building if the records were not turned over voluntarily.
TheIRS investigation you mention had nothing to to with the ACA.

Become better informed & I won;t have to keep correcting your lies.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#970654 Aug 26, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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The IRS will not collect medical records under the ACA.
They will, by nature of the very laws in Obamacare, have access to medical records and personal finances as they alone will decide if we are complying with the new law.

How else could they possibly know if we are obeying and submitting to the new edict from on high?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#970655 Aug 26, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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The Democratic Senate have become co-conspirators in ensuring a tyrannical executive branch and the Republican House are labeled traitors if they dare express disloyalty to the sovereignty.
That's where we are.
The SCOTUS has become a divided but politically-motivated and politically correct appeaser of the tyranny.
Unless the American people come to terms with who and what they elected, it's never going to change. Republicans can't possibly be any worse and, in fact, they have to be the better of the two parties considering the borderline oppression imposed on us by the party in power.
It's the American people who don't seem to mind that concern me.
Good morning, shinning.
Good Morning.

The American Liberal voter deserves the trash they elected into the Presidency. Unfortunately for the rest of us.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#970656 Aug 26, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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You're running away from the question.
I asked why the United States is the 4th best country in the entire world for gun violence if you remove Chicago, New York City, Washington and New Orleans from the calculation.
The United States ranks third in the world for gun violence.
If the cities of Chicago, New York, Washington and New Orleans were removed from the calculation, the United States would be the 4th best country in the world with regard to gun violence.
Why is that?
I'm saying your stats are trash.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#970657 Aug 26, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>You can go to flea markets and farmers' markets here. Any where where they figure they can rope in the idiots. I believe it is illegal for an average democrat to sign up another person for a government tax.
What was once illegal is now subjective to decree.

Sen. Tom Coburn came right out and said it, "President Obama is getting perilously close to impeachment."

But President Obama knows he is immune to such scrutiny. His media lapdogs will make sure of it.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#970658 Aug 26, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
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But we have more money that you, idiot!
Classic!
Frank

Spokane, WA

#970659 Aug 26, 2013
Since Obama has been occupying the white House a smaller percentage of the working age population is employed. Obama claims to be the champion of the middle class,yet the middle class has been decimated and the quality of our jobs has declined to a point that most new hires are part time. Obama has poured hundreds of billions into the pockets of donors at Fanny and Freddy and to leaders in the banking industry,why is the home ownership rate the lowest that it has been in 18 years? Why has the number of Americans on food stamps increased by 50 percent while Obama has been in the White House? Why has the national debt gotten more than seven trillion dollars larger during the Obama era,after Obama promised to cut the debt in half? Obama should be apologizing to the American voters for all his lies and corruption.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#970660 Aug 26, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Unfair for you to list only successful businesses that pay minimum wage.
How about the Post Office, which pays great wages and loses buckets of money?
Well, you know, facts get in his way all the time.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#970661 Aug 26, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> 'McDonald's has part time jobs for kids'. Tell that to the idiot union members in New York City that think they should be paid $15 an hour to flip a burger!!!! Most new employees at any retail outlet, big or small, start at or about minimum wage. Where are they put? In front of the customers. You're a moran!!!
McDonald's employees are much more service oriented than the slugs at the Post Office.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#970662 Aug 26, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
TheIRS investigation you mention had nothing to to with the ACA.
Become better informed & I won;t have to keep correcting your lies.
so you are certain that the IRS did not take those medical records? Probably by the end of the week you will be saying it had nothing to do with the IRS--that's how liberals roll.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#970663 Aug 26, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Good Morning.
The American Liberal voter deserves the trash they elected into the Presidency. Unfortunately for the rest of us.
The silver lining to all of the insanity is the old adage: "It's always darkest before the dawn."

We'll just have to adjust to groping around in the darkness for a while. I hope.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#970664 Aug 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Check with Bill Belichick!
Isn't he the hoodie wearing cheater who got fined by the nfl? Lmao
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#970665 Aug 26, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The problem is that the US has ghetto rats and Australia does not.
The original immigrants to Australia were all criminals!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#970666 Aug 26, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Isn't Howard Dean the same person who was on MSNBC the night of the election for Senator to fill Ted Kennedy's vacant seat, and he blamed George Bush for Coakeley's loss?
Can you quote anyone who isn't a nut?
Wasn't fox surprised Romney was losing, let alone lost the election?

And wasn't Romney shocked he wasn't winning, which is why it took him so long to concede?

Can you quote anyone who isn't a nut?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#970667 Aug 26, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
What was once illegal is now subjective to decree.
Sen. Tom Coburn came right out and said it, "President Obama is getting perilously close to impeachment."
But President Obama knows he is immune to such scrutiny. His media lapdogs will make sure of it.
What a load. Tom Coburn will say anything; he's a liar.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#970669 Aug 26, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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The original immigrants to Australia were all criminals!
...and your point is?

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