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“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

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#1069780 Jan 28, 2014
Nuculur option wrote:
This is America:
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U.S. Policy During the Holocaust:
The Tragedy of S.S. St. Louis
""The S.S. St. Louis, part of the Hamburg-America Line (Hapag), was tied up at Shed 76 awaiting its next voyage which was to take Jewish refugees from Germany to Cuba. Once the refugees arrived in Cuba they would await their quota number to be able to enter the United States. The black and white ship with eight decks held room for four hundred first-class passengers (800 Reichsmarks each) and five hundred tourist-class passengers (600 Reichsmarks each). The passengers were also required to pay an additional 230 Reichsmarks for the "customary contingency fee" which was supposed to cover the cost if there was an unplanned return voyage.1 As most Jews had been forced out of their jobs and had been charged high rents under the Nazi regime, most Jews did not have this kind of money. Some of these passengers had money sent to them from relatives outside of Germany and Europe while other families had to pool resources to send even one member to freedom.
On Saturday, May 13, 1939, the passengers boarded. Women and men; young and old. Each person who boarded had their own story of persecution.""
>>>They were turned away by the USA and Cuba<<<
"Having crossed the Atlantic Ocean twice, the passengers' original hopes of freedom in Cuba and the U.S. turned into a forlorn effort to escape sure death upon their return to Germany. Feeling alone and rejected by the world, the passengers returned to Europe in June 1939. With World War II just months away, many of these passengers were sent East with the occupation of the countries to which they had been sent."
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/H...
Franklin D. Roosevelt, DEMOCRAT.

Since: Sep 10

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#1069782 Jan 28, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Pat Tillman was more than likely killed by the Afghanistan moslem pretending to be working with the Americans, as in Afghan security forces. No one should have thought the moslems were our friends.
Tillman was killed by Americans.

You come here to lie and nothing else.

And you're really dumb.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1069783 Jan 28, 2014
PDUPONT wrote:
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Really Carol? Who brings in even more money for the Republicans? Well, the Koch brothers, who want weaker environmental laws so that they can rape and pillages God's creation for profit without any thought to the effects they have on the rest of us. The Walton's who live in the lap of luxury while their employees are paid poverty level wages and have to rely on public assistance to make ends meet. Companies like Bank of America who want less oversight allowing them to screw over the American people.
Unions have the same rights to support whatever candidates and party they choose. At least with the unions they're fighting for working people and not against them like the Mitt Romney's of the world.
School voucher programs are a hoax that siphon taxpayer money to schools that have a largely religious agenda. Bobby Jindal and his DOE director John White's voucher program is a perfect example. The New Living Word voucher school was so blatantly fraudulent that even John White was forced to admit that it should not continue. But that did not prevent dozens of other highly questionable schools, as indicated by the recent state audit from continuing to pad their budgets using voucher money. New Living Word and others like it, demonstrate clearly that just giving parents a "choice" of what to do with our tax money is not anything close to school reform!
The Koch brothers, the Heritage Foundation, the DeVos (Amway) family, the Walton family (Walmart) and right-wing front groups have been behind the push for so-called choice schools. Now that several states, like Wisconsin, are controlled by the new far-right Republican Party, they are pushing vouchers as never before. And the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), of course, has provided the model legislation.
The choice movement not only views public schools as monopolies run by teachers unions, but a sizable faction disagrees with what's taught — evolution, the history of labor, sex education and other topics abhorred by the far right. And since they can't often get their way with publicly elected school boards, bolstering private schools where they can set the agenda with taxpayers' money is a dream come true.
It's just another example of the far right wanting to use taxpayer money to preach their agenda.
if public schools cleaned up their act, fired the dead wood, and demanded performance from both teachers and students...then there would be little need for school vouchers, charter schools, and the like...

just like any other business, incompetent, lazy, and indifferent employees need to be fired...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1069784 Jan 28, 2014
angel wrote:
<quoted text>One must keep in mind that teabagging Repubs are absolutley incapable of accepting responsibilty for ANYTHING.....EVER.
As long as there is somewhere else to point the finger no matter how implausibly even if lies and distortion must come into play to do it they will never accept the blame.
(Another reason learning from their own mistakes is not one of their strengths).
Which may be a factor in their illustrious history of being judged unfit to lead as of late...though it is unlikely they will make that connection.
lol! Look at sequestration.

They hailed it as a victory.

Then tried to back peddle when they actually had to do something!

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#1069785 Jan 28, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> God! You are a friggin' moran!!!! You can't even read what is right in front of you!!!!!
I can read just fine.

A simple question. Was the killing of Bin Laden important or was it a waste of time like your buddy aid.

Since: Sep 10

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#1069786 Jan 28, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Yes the democrat president was willing to let Hitler kill the Jews--we all know that. As a matter of fact he let Hitler kill Polish, Russians, Christians-and embraced Hitler and the Moslems that Hitler was working with--that is what the party of Democrats do. They did it then--and they do it now. The facts are the facts-16 out of 21 schools waiting to become Charter Schools are Islamist schools, they will fail and the tax payer will have to pick up the tab to teach hatred to America.
Wow!! You're crazier than Dweeb!!

"Let Hitler??" You mean there wasn't a War on to stop Hitler?? We weren't fighting in Asia, Africa, Europe??

I think it was called a World War!! It took years before we could invade Europe and stop Hitler.
And you say FDR "Let Hitler"??

You're a freakin' head case!!

Reminds me of your 'no such thng as preventative medicine' stupidity that you dropped after I kicked you around over it.
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your Obama induced insanity is getting worse

Yes, you've obviously got acute schizophrenia blues.

""People with schizophrenia may not make sense when they talk. Sometimes people with schizophrenia seem perfectly fine until they talk about what they are really thinking.""
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1069787 Jan 28, 2014
PDUPONT wrote:
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Sure nitwit it's all on Obama that the House GOP has been resisting legislation to raise the minimum wage to a livable level and make it less profitable for companies to ship jobs overseas where they pay slave wages and don't have to worry about those pesky environmental and worker safety regulations.
You're an idiot Carol!
clearly, you understand why jobs go overseas...but your solution is to do more of the same so that more jobs are driven overseas....

how do you propose to "make it less profitable for companies to ship jobs overseas"???...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1069788 Jan 28, 2014
DBWriter wrote:
Last day to enter the lottery.
How man times will Obama lie n the State of the Union Address tonight?
I've got eleven. Obama will lie eleven times tonight.
How many times did bushie boy claim he would find wmd's in iraq?

Well, I know it's so many no one can keep track!

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1069789 Jan 28, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Libtards don't care about costs Easy. It's not their money they are spending. However if it is their money you haven't seen a bigger bunch of tightwads. You need a crowbar to pry it out of their hands if it's their money. They will rip you too if given a chance. You got to watch them like a hawk!!!!
Liberals think charity is spending tax payer money.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1069790 Jan 28, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> It's a 'seller's market' because people are fleeing places like California, New York, and Illinois.
lol! You do know calling an area a 'seller's market' it means the seller's determine the price right?

Because demand is high?

No... no... I'm sure you didn't!!!

I love this comedy channel!!!!

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#1069791 Jan 28, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I hate to bust your bubble but the reason for the losses,mostly, was because he was going to be elected. Businesses started to hunker down and cut the deadwood. I know because where I was working and the companies I delivered to where doing the same thing. They stopped all unnecessary spending. You multiply that across the country and I'm surprised the numbers weren't even larger. And yes the first to go were the poorest, less educated workers. I felt sorry for them. One of the reasons I decided to retire. Not the only reason but one of them.
Wow.

It wasn't the recession that started 4th quarter of 2007.

It wasn't the housing collapse.

It wasn't Bush telling us that if we didn't fork over 750 billion that our financial system would collapse.

It wasn't a sinking stock market.

It was because Barack Obama might be elected resident.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1069792 Jan 28, 2014
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Tillman was killed by Americans.
You come here to lie and nothing else.
And you're really dumb.
it's pretty funny to watch. you should try dealing with one of those sort face to face. i've never seen someone get so angry about facts. screaming red in the face rednecks. and then when you laugh in their face....you better hope there's a cop nearby. pretty much the reason i got a carry permit. they all carry guns so it seemed prudent.

Since: Sep 10

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#1069793 Jan 28, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Franklin D. Roosevelt, DEMOCRAT.
Show me where the outcry from Americans was. Show me where Americans expressed any interest in helping the Jews of Europe come here.

Where were the demonstrations and riots by Americans demanding we help the European Jews? There werrn't any. Americans, by and large, do not like Jews.

You blame the policy of the USA and the indifference of Americans on one person??

America has a deep anti-semetic streak, yet you accuse one person for it??

You again prove what a lunatic hebe you are. Nitwitenyahu paying you for this nonsense??

You sound as crazy as he is.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1069794 Jan 28, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Once all the deadwood is cut the new growth will start to sprout. This would have happened if Obama had done nothing.
lol! Go to Somalia son.

They have a lot of dead wood for you there. So by your definition, a lot of opportunity....

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1069795 Jan 28, 2014
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Tillman was killed by Americans.
You come here to lie and nothing else.
And you're really dumb.
Nidal Hassan was an American--so what is he doing now? still growing that beard--what exactly did Hassan do again? oh that's right he was practicing his religion. Nothing to see there huh?

Since: Sep 10

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#1069796 Jan 28, 2014
The US and the Holocaust Project Group:

Antisemitism

During the Holocaust, antisemitism was a factor that limited American Jewish action during the war, and put American Jews in a difficult position. It is clear that antisemitism was a prevalent attitude in the US, which was especially convenient for America during the Holocaust. In the United States, antisemitism, which reached high levels in the late 1930s, continued to rise in the 1940s. During the years before Pearl Harbor, over a hundred antisemitic organizations were responsible for pumping hate propaganda throughout the American public. Furthermore, especially in New York City and Boston, young gangs vandalized Jewish cemeteries and synagogues, and attacks on Jewish youngsters were common. Swastikas and anti-Jewish slogans, as well as antisemitic literature were spread.

Passive Antisemitism

Another type of antisemitism in America during this time was “passive antisemitism.” While many Americans would not physically harm a Jew, they had negative internal feelings towards them. Throughout history, Jews have been continuously looked down upon, and have been used as scapegoats. Therefore, during the Holocaust,“passive antisemitism” meant that these people were already inclined not to care about the Jews in Europe, let alone America’s response to this crisis. Due to this lack of concern, in the following photo, one can see that when America finally did become involved, it was too late.

Antisemitism in Congress & the Military

There was an antisemitic feeling in Congress, as well as in the US Armed Forces. In Congress, antisemitism was a factor explaining the common hostility towards refugee immigration. antisemitism explained Congress’s actions that blocked all likely havens of refuge for the Jews. For example, Congress passed a Visa policy that allowed only a minuscule number of Jews into the US, and supported Britain’s policy that placed tight limits on refugee entry into Palestine. Representative John Rankin, an example of a blatant antisemite in Congress, frequently and verbally lashed out at the Jews. Clearly, if such a high up representative of the American public spoke out viciously against the Jews, there was an evident problem within the American government. In the military, many high up officers used words such as “kikes,” and openly joked about antisemitic stereotypes. Furthermore, Jewish officers expressed frustration over the antisemitic attitudes in the upper ranks. The following pictures are of the European refugees.

Public Opinion

Antisemitism in the United States was also proven in national public opinion polls taken from the mid nineteen thirties to the late nineteen forties. The results showed that over half the American population saw Jews as greedy and dishonest. This is a frightening proportion. These polls also found that many Americans believed that Jews were too powerful in the United States. Similar polls were also taken, one of which posed that 35-40 percent of the population was prepared to accept an anti-Jewish campaign. In conclusion, antisemitism was seriously widespread in the U.S, in turn preventing Americans from wanting to help the Jews in Europe.

In Conclusion

If the American public and even worse, its government, looked down upon the Jews within their own country, why would they care about aiding Jews in Europe?

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Fetch needs to learn her own history, so as to avoid saying th estupid things she's said this morning.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1069797 Jan 28, 2014
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>How many times did bushie boy claim he would find wmd's in iraq?
Well, I know it's so many no one can keep track!
Is intentionally destroying the United States economy considered a Weapon of Mass destruction?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1069798 Jan 28, 2014
garbage wrote:
<quoted text> rap isn't music its complete garbage
True, but those with no musical ability are entitled to a career in music..

President Barack Obama and the Democratic Senate are considering sweeping legislation that will provide new benefits for many more Americans. The Americans With No Abilities Act is being hailed as a major legislative goal by advocates of the millions of Americans who lack any real skills or ambition.

"Roughly 50 percent of Americans do not possess the competence and drive necessary to carve out a meaningful role for themselves in society," said California Sen. Barbara Boxer. "We can no longer stand by and allow People of Inability (POI) to be ridiculed and passed over. With this legislation, employers will no longer be able to grant special favors to a small group of workers, simply because they have some idea of what they are doing."

Rappers will be prime beneficiaries.

Since: Sep 10

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#1069799 Jan 28, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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if public schools cleaned up their act, fired the dead wood, and demanded performance from both teachers and students...then there would be little need for school vouchers, charter schools, and the like...
just like any other business, incompetent, lazy, and indifferent employees need to be fired...
Sounds like you're an expert on deadwood who got fired.

Explains how you spend your life on Topix talking stupidly and pretending to be in CA.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

Since: Sep 08

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#1069800 Jan 28, 2014
harmonious wrote:
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I'll assume you've forgotten Barry the campaigner[and liar in chief] said he'd cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term?
How close did he come?
He did it in 3 years, 8 months. Considering the uncompromising congress, that is a miracle.

FACT: "Our deficits are now falling at the fastest rate since the end of World War II."

We are back on track.

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