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Whatever

Gering, NE

#1051828 Jan 2, 2014
OK just had another 3.2 earthquake.

I use to feel sorry for my OK relatives until they smugly informed me I am positioned very close to a large volcano.
LCNin

United States

#1051829 Jan 2, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Realtime wanted Bush to go to New Orleans and drive all those school buses loaded with people out of there who the liberal mayor left stranded - both the buses and the people.
Go figure.
LOL
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1051830 Jan 2, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> So? The federal government still couldn't enter the state without the governor's permission.
The Federal government already controlled the waterways, many of the docks levees and floodgates. Ever heard of the US Army Corp of Engineers Flacko? How about the US Coast Guard? They report to the Commander in Chief right?

You fkn morons seem to believe that only New Orleans took the hit__What about the portions of Louisiana to the South of N.O. along with Mississippi and Alabama???

Would the base commander of the Navy Yard in Norfolk have to get permission from the mayor of Norfolk to prepare for a hurricane??? ROFLMAO

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#1051831 Jan 2, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
I know exactly why he didn't leave those troops just like I know the criticism he received for not doing much, much more to negotiate their retention.
From you own liberal talking points manual - the NY Times:
"In the case of Iraq, the American goal has been to leave a stable and representative government, avoid a power vacuum that neighboring states and terrorists could exploit and maintain sufficient influence so that Iraq would be a partner or, at a minimum, not an opponent in the Middle East.
"But the Obama administration has fallen frustratingly short of some of those objectives.
"The attempt by Mr. Obama and his senior aides to fashion an extraordinary power-sharing arrangement between Mr. Maliki and Mr. Allawi never materialized. Neither did an agreement that would have kept a small American force in Iraq to train the Iraqi military and patrol the country’s skies. A plan to use American civilians to train the Iraqi police has been severely cut back. The result is an Iraq that is less stable domestically and less reliable internationally than the United States had envisioned."
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/23/world/middl...
Read it and weep.
It had to do with Iraq not granting our troops immunity. Now you know again. How long before you forget this time?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1051832 Jan 2, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
media on Obama's side?
prove it. start with FOX.
can't you find a better excuse for why folks won't buy into the right wing BS? like it might be because you're all nutjob CRAZY?
Trying to explain the obvious which what you can't grasp apparently would be like saying "if you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it."

You just can't grasp the obvious.
LCNin

United States

#1051833 Jan 2, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
media on Obama's side?
prove it. start with FOX.
can't you find a better excuse for why folks won't buy into the right wing BS? like it might be because you're all nutjob CRAZY?
Carol has only one story,
She feels everything is President Obama's fault
LOL
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1051834 Jan 2, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
media on Obama's side?
prove it. start with FOX.
can't you find a better excuse for why folks won't buy into the right wing BS? like it might be because you're all nutjob CRAZY?
I will start NYT's recent Benghazi article that went up in smoke and the desperate attempt of Kirkpatrick to try to "save" it by claiming a reporter was talking to the jihadist as they were attacking.
new yawk

Buffalo, NY

#1051835 Jan 2, 2014
And just when I think that I thought I saw you try ... You get stupider!

Reality isn't paranoia and/or fear. Those who fear the Truth will do just about anything to escape it. Yes, that would be YOU.

And as for YOU:
What's the difference.
Even when you're here, you're tuned owt or tuned off.

Fear & Hatred for a changing world?
An intelligent,( geo )-politically knowledgeable, wise person would fear this "changing world" is not changing for the better - Or the good.

Are you ever AWAKE? As in AWARE? PRESENT?
Or has Barack zombified you into an iBamBot stupor???
Neither Living Nor Dead ... Damn Nazgūl ...
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
No you're not.
You're just spreading your paranoia and fear.
It's amazing how the Christmas Crew, you, Gunner, and Nobraina, all show up each night after most folks have turned in, just so you can vent your fear and hatred for a changing world that you neither understand nor are a participant in.
And you're here first thing AM.
Do you ever sleep, or has Obama turned you into an insomniac as well??

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1051836 Jan 2, 2014
LCNin wrote:
<quoted text>
"Actually, it's going to just keep getting worse..."
You never change you tune of propaganda
I'm sure the company I work for isn't the only company making plans to dump tens of thousands of employees onto the ObamaKare disaster when the employer mandate kicks in after the coming mid-term elections. It's cheaper to pay the penalty than to provide insurance.
There will likely be a hundred million people get their policies cancelled after the mid-term elections.
Those estimates you poo-poo are way low. The real cost will be more than the entire cost of the total government today.

So, that brings us back to a question nobody on Earth has been able to answer:

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#1051837 Jan 2, 2014
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
LED is not practical for low income families
LED bulbs are much more expensive than incandescent lamps. An 8-watt bulb can cost about $40, versus around $1 for an incandescent bulb that produces equal light.
LED produces a lot of heat that be uncomfortable when used as task lighting.
The light from a LED bulb is directional and is poor at lighting large rooms. Good for a task light. But would required several additional light sources to light a room-where is the savings in that.
Dumb concept.
Smart concept. Passed by Congress.

You focused on LED, ignored CF bulbs.

All of what you said is incorrect.

LED technology is improving, CF's have become cheap. A 4 pack of CF 40 or 60 watt equivalents at Home Depot for about $5.

LED's use 85% less electricity.

With Flake raging about electric prices, you folks should be happy to save money on electricity.

It is estimated that switching to CF's and LED's will allow us to close down many coal fired power plants.(30 is the number I recall)

Lighting is about 20% of our electricity usage. That can be cut to less than 5% with energy efficient bulbs.

Other than buying into the nitwit argument, what is your problem with progress??

Did you gripe when TV's went from inefficient CRT's to LCD or LED's??

Or is this a sample of your luddite beliefs??

You'd rather burn more fossil fuels so you can have a lightbulb that is a relic of the 19th Century??

that makes no sense at all.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1051838 Jan 2, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>More lies and gibberish.
It's only gibberish to you because you gobble up lies like candy.

It's like trying to convince a child raised on fast food to eat vegetables because it's good for them. They're too used to junk food.

You're used to liberal media junk food of lies and distortions. So it's actually understandable why you'd have such an aversion to any form of the truth.
tell it like it is

Norman, OK

#1051839 Jan 2, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
media on Obama's side?
prove it. start with FOX.
can't you find a better excuse for why folks won't buy into the right wing BS? like it might be because you're all nutjob CRAZY?
tingly leg Chris Mathews....
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1051840 Jan 2, 2014
Homer wrote:
Sheesh, just skimmed through a few posts, rightwingers are actually dumber than last year.
Oh well, Happy New Year everybody.
Duly noted-
We will add this to other searing rebuttals:
lily-lol
karma-are you on drugs
new yawk

Buffalo, NY

#1051841 Jan 2, 2014
And A Happy New Year USA!!!
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Happy New Year New Yawk!!!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1051842 Jan 2, 2014
Whatever wrote:
If terrorists strike in Russian Olympics, media will utterly forget that Obama picked delegation purely for political gain on gay issue.
Making a political statement at the wrong time just looks stupid.
Islamic radicals would not dare attack a delegation of American homosexuals...

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#1051843 Jan 2, 2014
new yawk wrote:
And just when I think that I thought I saw you try ... You get stupider!
Reality isn't paranoia and/or fear. Those who fear the Truth will do just about anything to escape it. Yes, that would be YOU.
And as for YOU:
What's the difference.
Even when you're here, you're tuned owt or tuned off.
Fear & Hatred for a changing world?
An intelligent,( geo )-politically knowledgeable, wise person would fear this "changing world" is not changing for the better - Or the good.
Are you ever AWAKE? As in AWARE? PRESENT?
Or has Barack zombified you into an iBamBot stupor???
Neither Living Nor Dead ... Damn Nazgūl ...
<quoted text>
Are you Carol's sock puppet??

You sure talk as dumb.
tell it like it is

Norman, OK

#1051844 Jan 2, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
media on Obama's side?
prove it. start with FOX.
can't you find a better excuse for why folks won't buy into the right wing BS? like it might be because you're all nutjob CRAZY?
Baawbra..Walters thought he was the 'Messiah' for crissakes...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1051845 Jan 2, 2014
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
that is a lie and typical of your stupidity.
Did Eisenhower have permission to Federalize the Arkansas National Guard to integrate schools in Little Rock??
Of course not.
""The John Warner Defense Authorization Act of 2007 Pub.L. 109-364
Federal law was changed in section 1076 so that the Governor of a state is no longer the sole commander in chief of their state's National Guard during emergencies within the state. The President of the United States will now be able to take total control of a state's National Guard units without the governor's consent. In a letter to Congress, all 50 governors opposed the increase in power of the President over the National Guard.""
Stay off the idiot blogs like you used yesterday. Read up and learn.
Your idea of States Rights ended when the South lost the Civil War.
You post lies repeatedly, as if they may come true by repetition.


Photograph of Arkansas National Guard troops at Little Rock's Central High School.
Arkansas National Guard troops and large crowd outside of Little Rock's Central High School, September 5, 1957.

Enlarge this image

Eisenhower and the Little Rock Crisis
Can you imagine armed troops blocking you from going to school? That's what happened in Little Rock, Arkansas in the fall of 1957. Governor Orval Faubus ordered the Arkansas National Guard to prevent African American students from enrolling at Central High School. Central High was an all white school.

The 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown v. Topeka made segregation in public schools illegal. Governor Faubus defied this decision. He also defied a 1955 ruling (Brown II). The 1955 decision ordered that public schools be desegregated with all deliberate speed.

President Dwight D. Eisenhower, as the chief law enforcement officer of the United States, was presented with a difficult problem. He wanted to uphold the Constitution and the laws, but also avoid a possible bloody confrontation in Arkansas, where emotions ran high. What do you think Eisenhower did?
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1051846 Jan 2, 2014
Our town went the LED street light route now we have 3 feet in diameter spot lights that is making the streets dark and unsafe.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1051847 Jan 2, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>The Federal government already controlled the waterways, many of the docks levees and floodgates. Ever heard of the US Army Corp of Engineers Flacko? How about the US Coast Guard? They report to the Commander in Chief right?
You fkn morons seem to believe that only New Orleans took the hit__What about the portions of Louisiana to the South of N.O. along with Mississippi and Alabama???
Would the base commander of the Navy Yard in Norfolk have to get permission from the mayor of Norfolk to prepare for a hurricane??? ROFLMAO
To you ignorant buffoons who don't live on the Gulf Coast and think you know something about hurricanes, hurricanes are nothing new to Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. For centuries they have been dealing with routine hurricanes, and cleaning up afterward. The reason New Orleans was seen as such a disaster was, the population that didn't have enough sense to leave were completely incapable of helping themselves. Immediately across the river from New Orleans, the people there were well able to start cleaning up immediately after the hurricane passed, just like it had always been done for a couple of centuries.
So, why were the people on the west side of the river able to take care of themselves, and the people on the east side of the river were completely incapable?
While we're at it, why did the city government of New Orleans abandon the residents two days before the hurricane hit?
Why didn't the governor put into action a plan when Bush declared Louisiana a disaster area and released all federal assets to the governor of Louisiana two days before the hurricane hit?

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