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PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#1003004 Oct 14, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
If he had acted on it immediately, there wouldn't have been the need for the Fisher House to intervene after it was headline news for two days.
But we never know when the president knows anything. And what he should do now is fire Hagel immediately.
But he never fires anyone or holds anyone accountable for anything either. Everyone keeps going about their business. And the liberal media just keeps their mouths shut. Nice arrangement.
Why would the President fire Chuck Hagel stupid? He couldn't do anything until the President signed a bill authorizing the payments which in turn he couldn't do until Congress sent it to him.
It shouldn't have happened in the first place. Here's what John McCain said about it on Fox News no less;
"Let's have a little straight talk, Martha, "The administration wouldn't have had the opportunity to handle it that way if we had not shut down the government on a fool's errand that we were not going to accomplish. The whole premise of shutting down the government was the repeal of Obamacare. I fought against Obamacare harder than any of the people who wanted to shut down the government."
Your "liberal media" is a myth Carol, it's no more real than unicorns but then again you live in a fantasy world anyway.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1003005 Oct 14, 2013
RealDave wrote:
"We need more time!!!!!!!"
"we need more time"
Congress evidently sofa king stupid it does not know that the fiscal year ends September 30th & the new fiscal year starts October first.
No shit.
It happens every year.
Defund Congress.
Pass a law that starts ten weeks prior to the start of the new fiscal year & deducts 10% of their pay & benefits per week until a deal is reached.
You mean a budget?

How about Congress start doing its job again and do some planning. The very first thing to do when developing a plan is to pass a budget. For some reason, the Democrats think having a budget is not important.
As a result, the Democrats have doubled the debt, increase the deficit by one thousand percent (before the TEA Party joined Congress and reduced that deficit to 1.3 trillion dollars), and have absolutely no plan whatsoever for the government to end the suicidal actions of increasing the debt 8 percent every year just for its day-to-day existence.

Yeah. Stop paying EVERYONE in the Executive and Legislative branches until a budget is passed and signed.
That's a great idea.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#1003006 Oct 14, 2013
Emeem wrote:
Prediction for this weeks teabagger cave:
Can kicked down the road as teabaggers cave to status quo!
Teabaggers beat their chests as Obama beats their asses.
Obamacare rolls on.
Obama wins again!
Right on...The biggest winners will be the American people as they witness first hand the insanity from the right. GOOOO OBAMA.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1003007 Oct 14, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Eed resorts to racial slurs yet again.
Democrats funded those military death benefits.
Republicans said they would fund them only if the ACA was defunded and delayed.
Golf couses are not funded through appropriations.
Eed is too stupid to know the closures were not due to availability of money. There were closed because funding was not appropriated. Something the President has no power over.
So, tell us why the Democrats stopped funding the death benefits.
Why didn't the Democrats fund death benefits and stop funding Big Bird? Obviously, Big Bird is more important than the people who volunteered to protect us and died doing that.

This is an excellent example of what the priorities of the Demcorats actually are. There was a choice, Big Bird or the patriots defending us. The Democrats gave the money to Big Bird, and no money to those who died protecting us.
The Democrats wouldn't even consider giving Big Bird less money so the death benefits could be paid. To the Democrats, Big Bird was so important, all death benefits had to be withheld so Big Bird could get all of the... what was it, 440 million dollars?

Tell us how much in death benefits the Demcorats thought was unimportant, and compare that to the amount of money given to PBS. Then, tell us why a small portion of the money given to PBS couldn't have been withheld so the death benefits to those who volunteered to protect us.

The impact would have been something like, PBS gets 438 million instead of 440 million, or something like that.

Every time you turn around, the Democrats are spitting into the faces of veterans. That's who the Democrats are.
DEM OBAMA DEFAULT USA

Lillington, NC

#1003008 Oct 14, 2013
Reneging on its debt obligations would make the U.S. the first major Western government to default since Nazi Germany 80 years ago.

Germany unilaterally ceased payments on long-term borrowings on May 6, 1933, three months after Adolf Hitler was installed as Chancellor. The default helped cement Hitler’s power base following years of political instability as the Weimar Republic struggled with its crushing debts.
Enlarge image U.S. Risks Joining 1933 Germany in Pantheon of Deadbeat Defaults

Failure by the world’s biggest economy to pay its debt in an interconnected, globalized world risks an array of devastating consequences that could lay waste to stock markets from Brazil to Zurich. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

“These are generally catastrophic economic events,” said Professor Eugene N. White, an economics historian at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.“There is no happy ending.”

The debt reparations piled onto Germany, which in 1913 was the world’s third-biggest economy, sparked the hyperinflation, borrowings and political deadlock that brought the Nazis to power, and the default. It shows how excessive debt has capricious results, such as the civil war and despotism that ravaged Florence after England’s Edward III refused to pay his obligations from the city-state’s banks in 1339, and the Revolution of 1789 that followed the French Crown’s defaults in 1770 and 1788.

Failure by the world’s biggest economy to pay its debt in an interconnected, globalized world risks an array of devastating consequences that could lay waste to stock markets from Brazil to Zurich and bring the $5 trillion market in Treasury-backed loans to a halt. Borrowing costs would soar, the dollar’s role as the world’s reserve currency would be in doubt and the U.S. and world economies would risk plunging into recession -- and potentially depression.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1003009 Oct 14, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Why would the President fire Chuck Hagel stupid? He couldn't do anything until the President signed a bill authorizing the payments which in turn he couldn't do until Congress sent it to him.
It shouldn't have happened in the first place. Here's what John McCain said about it on Fox News no less;
"Let's have a little straight talk, Martha, "The administration wouldn't have had the opportunity to handle it that way if we had not shut down the government on a fool's errand that we were not going to accomplish. The whole premise of shutting down the government was the repeal of Obamacare. I fought against Obamacare harder than any of the people who wanted to shut down the government."
Your "liberal media" is a myth Carol, it's no more real than unicorns but then again you live in a fantasy world anyway.
The president couldn't do that, but he could find the extra money required to barrycade the World War II memorial, and he could give 440 million dollars to Big Bird, right?
The biggest problem with Democrats is that they expect, no, demand, the people listening to them are incredibly stupid.
Maybe after a few more years of so-called "progressives" educating the people, that may in fact happen.

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1003010 Oct 14, 2013
DBWriter, glad you’re back. You left before you explained your comment that while Obama has been president ANYONE that wants a job can find one and then followed that by a rant that Obama is a job killer.
Which is it?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1003011 Oct 14, 2013
DEM OBAMA DEFAULT USA wrote:
Reneging on its debt obligations would make the U.S. the first major Western government to default since Nazi Germany 80 years ago.
Germany unilaterally ceased payments on long-term borrowings on May 6, 1933, three months after Adolf Hitler was installed as Chancellor. The default helped cement Hitler’s power base following years of political instability as the Weimar Republic struggled with its crushing debts.
Enlarge image U.S. Risks Joining 1933 Germany in Pantheon of Deadbeat Defaults
Failure by the world’s biggest economy to pay its debt in an interconnected, globalized world risks an array of devastating consequences that could lay waste to stock markets from Brazil to Zurich. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
“These are generally catastrophic economic events,” said Professor Eugene N. White, an economics historian at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.“There is no happy ending.”
The debt reparations piled onto Germany, which in 1913 was the world’s third-biggest economy, sparked the hyperinflation, borrowings and political deadlock that brought the Nazis to power, and the default. It shows how excessive debt has capricious results, such as the civil war and despotism that ravaged Florence after England’s Edward III refused to pay his obligations from the city-state’s banks in 1339, and the Revolution of 1789 that followed the French Crown’s defaults in 1770 and 1788.
Failure by the world’s biggest economy to pay its debt in an interconnected, globalized world risks an array of devastating consequences that could lay waste to stock markets from Brazil to Zurich and bring the $5 trillion market in Treasury-backed loans to a halt. Borrowing costs would soar, the dollar’s role as the world’s reserve currency would be in doubt and the U.S. and world economies would risk plunging into recession -- and potentially depression.
There is ample revenue to pay the debt. Failure to use this revenue to pay the debt is an obvious violation of the 14th Amendment to the Cosntitution.

What we have is a president who is telling the entire country he intends to violate the Constitution.

And nobody seems to be concerned.
That is evidence we will not survive.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#1003012 Oct 14, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
So, tell us why the Democrats stopped funding the death benefits.
Why didn't the Democrats fund death benefits and stop funding Big Bird? Obviously, Big Bird is more important than the people who volunteered to protect us and died doing that.
This is an excellent example of what the priorities of the Demcorats actually are. There was a choice, Big Bird or the patriots defending us. The Democrats gave the money to Big Bird, and no money to those who died protecting us.
The Democrats wouldn't even consider giving Big Bird less money so the death benefits could be paid. To the Democrats, Big Bird was so important, all death benefits had to be withheld so Big Bird could get all of the... what was it, 440 million dollars?
Tell us how much in death benefits the Demcorats thought was unimportant, and compare that to the amount of money given to PBS. Then, tell us why a small portion of the money given to PBS couldn't have been withheld so the death benefits to those who volunteered to protect us.
The impact would have been something like, PBS gets 438 million instead of 440 million, or something like that.
Every time you turn around, the Democrats are spitting into the faces of veterans. That's who the Democrats are.
Get back on your meds idiot.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1003013 Oct 14, 2013
Emeem wrote:
DBWriter, glad you’re back. You left before you explained your comment that while Obama has been president ANYONE that wants a job can find one and then followed that by a rant that Obama is a job killer.
Which is it?
You ignored the fact that there are 30 millioin illegal aliens here. Tell anyone who says something stupid like they can't find a job to take one of those jobs. You can't walk around the block without seeing illegal aliens doing work Americans should be doing.

Obama's "recovcery" is creating 5 part time jobs for every 1 full time living wage job. That means those opportinuties are becoming fewer every day the Democrats are in power.
But, those opportunites are not gone entirely ... yet.

Like I said, if you can't find a job, find an illegal alien working and tell him that's your job because you're an American citizen, there are laws saying that's your job, and you have a president that will back you up and enforce those laws so you can do the work Americans need to do.

How about that idea?
Well, I was really reaching into the imagination when I said to tell that illegal alien doing the work that belongs to Americans that you have a president that will back you up and enforce the laws that protect you against an invasion of illegal aliens taking work away from Americans.
Voluntarist

United States

#1003014 Oct 14, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
Right on...The biggest winners will be the American people as they witness first hand the insanity from the right. GOOOO OBAMA.
The political arena has been pushing conservatives to give Obama everything he wants, so Obama can be responsible for the down fall of liberalism in American.
And it will be a political win when Obama sinks the nation.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#1003015 Oct 14, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
There is ample revenue to pay the debt. Failure to use this revenue to pay the debt is an obvious violation of the 14th Amendment to the Cosntitution.
What we have is a president who is telling the entire country he intends to violate the Constitution.
And nobody seems to be concerned.
That is evidence we will not survive.
The I suggest that you run your 50cc Yamaha over a cliff before all of that happens...That will be your sacrifice nutcase.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#1003016 Oct 14, 2013
Emeem wrote:
DBWriter, glad you’re back. You left before you explained your comment that while Obama has been president ANYONE that wants a job can find one and then followed that by a rant that Obama is a job killer.
Which is it?
Smart money bets that old DB is on the dole himself.
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#1003017 Oct 14, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Valerie Jarrett must have told him to do something nice quick because he's sinking in the polls.
No he's not you goddamned liar. Most polls have his approval ratings either holding steady or going up a few points. The Republicans however are sinking faster than the Titanic showing record disapproval ratings. Ted Cruz the main architect of the shutdown is at around a 22% approval rating and your precious little group of neo fascist brown shirts, the tea party is down to 21%.
You're an idiot Carol!
Stoneman

Boise, ID

#1003018 Oct 14, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
First off you are obviously way to stupid to even know the difference between politics and sexual deviates. I could set here and name Republicans all day long that are perverted lowlifes and have mistreated their wife along with other mens wife. Which party tries over and over again and again to tell women what they can and can't do with their bodies? Which party has always been against equal wages for doing the same job, which party tried to pass a vaginal probe bill. The list is long and ugly for your side and only a total moron [aka] baggers would even go there. Why do you think most women vote Democratic? But you are simply another clueless lock stepping bagger. that
Here's the difference, Dickweed. A GOP congressman from Indiana sends "suggestive" text messages to a page, he gets booted from the Congress by his GOP leadership and voters less than 90 days after he is found out.

You have a guy that was being sued for assaulting and harassing women, exploiting a girl younger than his daughter that worked for him, AND YOU STILL REGARD HIM AS A "STATESMAN" OF THE SOCIALIST/DEMOCRAT PARTY. Your party had him as a keynote speaker at the convention! You would vote for him again if you could! Your wife would pull on the kneepads for him in a second!

But since conservatives don't believe the federal gubbermint should be forcing private insurance companies to buy screw pills for coeds attending one of the most expensive private law schools in the country, we must hate women.

Since we don't think 12-year-old girls should be allowed to get abortions without a parent's consent or involvement, we must hate girls.

I actually see a benefit from abortion-- since most kids grow up mimicking their parent's political leanings and most who get abortions are leftists, I consider it a gift to society when a liberal whore kills her kid.

Under liberals' "Great Society" welfare programs cared oh-so-much for women, illegitimacy among blacks has gone from less than 5% in 1963 to over 70% today. Food stamps, free lunches, all of the giveaways are at record levels.

You lefties care so much it's worse.
Voluntarist

United States

#1003019 Oct 14, 2013
DEM OBAMA DEFAULT USA wrote:
Reneging on its debt obligations would make the U.S. the first major Western government to default since Nazi Germany 80 years ago.
Germany unilaterally ceased payments on long-term borrowings on May 6, 1933, three months after Adolf Hitler was installed as Chancellor. The default helped cement Hitler’s power base following years of political instability as the Weimar Republic struggled with its crushing debts.
Enlarge image U.S. Risks Joining 1933 Germany in Pantheon of Deadbeat Defaults
Failure by the world’s biggest economy to pay its debt in an interconnected, globalized world risks an array of devastating consequences that could lay waste to stock markets from Brazil to Zurich. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
“These are generally catastrophic economic events,” said Professor Eugene N. White, an economics historian at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.“There is no happy ending.”
The debt reparations piled onto Germany, which in 1913 was the world’s third-biggest economy, sparked the hyperinflation, borrowings and political deadlock that brought the Nazis to power, and the default. It shows how excessive debt has capricious results, such as the civil war and despotism that ravaged Florence after England’s Edward III refused to pay his obligations from the city-state’s banks in 1339, and the Revolution of 1789 that followed the French Crown’s defaults in 1770 and 1788.
Washington’s Blog
October 14, 2013
Some people argue that countries can’t default. But that’s false .
It is widely stated that the U.S.
government has never defaulted.
However, that is also a myth.
Catherine Rampbell reports in
the New York Times:
The United States has actually
defaulted on its debt
obligations before.
The first time was in 1790,
the only episode Professor
Reinhart unearthed in which the United States defaulted on its external debt obligations. It
also defaulted on its domestic debt obligations then, too.
Then in 1933, in the midst of the Great Depression, the United States had another domestic
debt default related to the repayment of gold-based obligations.
(Update.)
Donald Marron points out at Forbes:
The United States defaulted on some Treasury bills in 1979 (ht: Jason Zweig). And it paid a
steep price for stiffing bondholders.
Terry Zivney and Richard Marcus describe the default in The Financial Review …:
Investors in T-bills maturing April 26, 1979 were told that the U.S. Treasury could
not make its payments on maturing securities to individual investors. The Treasury
was also late in redeeming T-bills which become due on May 3 and May 10, 1979.
The Treasury blamed this delay on an unprecedented volume of participation by
small investors, on failure of Congress to act in a timely fashion on the debt ceiling
legislation in April, and on an unanticipated failure of word processing equipment
used to prepare check schedules.
The United States thus defaulted because Treasury’s back office was on the fritz in the wake
of a debt limit showdown.
This default was temporary. Treasury did pay these T-bills after a short delay. But it balked
at paying additional interest to cover the period of delay. According to Zivney and Marcus,
it required both legal arm twisting and new legislation before Treasury made all investors
whole for that additional interest.

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1003020 Oct 14, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
You ignored the fact that there are 30 millioin illegal aliens here. Tell anyone who says something stupid like they can't find a job to take one of those jobs. You can't walk around the block without seeing illegal aliens doing work Americans should be doing.
Obama's "recovcery" is creating 5 part time jobs for every 1 full time living wage job. That means those opportinuties are becoming fewer every day the Democrats are in power.
But, those opportunites are not gone entirely ... yet.
Like I said, if you can't find a job, find an illegal alien working and tell him that's your job because you're an American citizen, there are laws saying that's your job, and you have a president that will back you up and enforce those laws so you can do the work Americans need to do.
How about that idea?
Well, I was really reaching into the imagination when I said to tell that illegal alien doing the work that belongs to Americans that you have a president that will back you up and enforce the laws that protect you against an invasion of illegal aliens taking work away from Americans.
That begs the question about your other rant that government support for poor AMERICANS isn’t necessary. If the only jobs available are part time how is a person supposed to provide shelter, food, clothes AND health care for their family?
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#1003021 Oct 14, 2013
Stoneman wrote:
<quoted text>
Here's the difference, Dickweed. A GOP congressman from Indiana sends "suggestive" text messages to a page, he gets booted from the Congress by his GOP leadership and voters less than 90 days after he is found out.
You have a guy that was being sued for assaulting and harassing women, exploiting a girl younger than his daughter that worked for him, AND YOU STILL REGARD HIM AS A "STATESMAN" OF THE SOCIALIST/DEMOCRAT PARTY. Your party had him as a keynote speaker at the convention! You would vote for him again if you could! Your wife would pull on the kneepads for him in a second!
But since conservatives don't believe the federal gubbermint should be forcing private insurance companies to buy screw pills for coeds attending one of the most expensive private law schools in the country, we must hate women.
Since we don't think 12-year-old girls should be allowed to get abortions without a parent's consent or involvement, we must hate girls.
I actually see a benefit from abortion-- since most kids grow up mimicking their parent's political leanings and most who get abortions are leftists, I consider it a gift to society when a liberal whore kills her kid.
Under liberals' "Great Society" welfare programs cared oh-so-much for women, illegitimacy among blacks has gone from less than 5% in 1963 to over 70% today. Food stamps, free lunches, all of the giveaways are at record levels.
You lefties care so much it's worse.
Like I said you are way to twisted and programmed....Baa, Baa.
Voluntarist

United States

#1003022 Oct 14, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
No he's not you goddamned liar. Most polls have his approval ratings either holding steady or going up a few points. The Republicans however are sinking faster than the Titanic showing record disapproval ratings. Ted Cruz the main architect of the shutdown is at around a 22% approval rating and your precious little group of neo fascist brown shirts, the tea party is down to 21%.
You're an idiot Carol!
Please explain the relationship between the tea party and a neofascist?

Are you a member of the national socialist party?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1003023 Oct 14, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Haven't you heard? It was a complete BUST. A non-event. The "Truckers Ride for the Constitution" called for 10,000 truck drivers to show up and they got ten to twenty (depending on who you believe). Hilarious.
Truckers, by their very nature, work for a living. Unlike slacker libtards who leech off of them. Remember libtards, without out a trucker you wouldn't get your booze or or any of the other stuff your food stamps buys you.

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