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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1160590 Jul 3, 2014
Arthur really getting into a hyper state. Next 20 hours not going to be fun!!!

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1160591 Jul 3, 2014
Nuculur option wrote:
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I expected better from you.
Your first sentence is sheer insanity.
Try again.
no, it is just fact, as always.

you think we should have taxation without representation? really?

the whole idea of taxing a corporation is ridiculous, they already paid taxes on all the monies paid to their employees and shareholders, on their physical plants in the ways of property taxes ..why tax them more?
Dee

United States

#1160592 Jul 3, 2014
Nuculur option wrote:
DJI at 17068.
Did I mention how well th eeconomy is doing??
Stock market reaching all time highs on S&P and DJI!!
Teabaggers are whinng and gnashing their teeth.
Roxblow is still hiding from me..........
Yes, it's a bubble and it will burst and then you'll claim it's Reagan fault or Eisenhower or Bush 41 or Bush 43 or maybe it's the TEA Party's fault, LOL.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1160593 Jul 3, 2014
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Sure is son.
They will dictate how their employees live because they pay them....
... but their clients could be murderers and their money is just as good because the business doesn't care!
Now that's religious freedom!
, when Hobby Lobby starts taking the millions they make from only those that support their religious beliefs will i actually believe they have such deeply held convictions...

they used to provide the same contraception they now say they abhor...

these are your typical religious cult freaks they will use their cult for whatever purposes suit them. as the world history of such cults is clear on...
In The Right

East Hartford, CT

#1160594 Jul 3, 2014
Teaman wrote:
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Media Matters. He left off the last part of the article where it said these activities occurred before the Fox rules and it wasn't clear if Payne received an compensation. The reason for no link.:-)
Media Matters is a joke. They completely (and purposely) ignore the lies and misinformation spewed daily by the proggie left. But then you knew that already, I'm sure.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1160595 Jul 3, 2014
LYNDON OBAMA JOHNSON wrote:
Charlie Rangel: Itís hard to distinguish between racist Dixiecrats and the Tea Party
Itís clear the left will say anything to make people believe that the Tea Party is racist, no matter how ludicrous.
Tonight on Hardball, Charlie Rangel claimed that the Dixiecrats who opposed the Civil Rightís Act are in fact todayís Tea Party, arguing that itís hard to distinguish between the two. In fact, he goes on to say that the Dixiecrats that were from the South are the Ďgrandparentsí of the Tea Party.
HAS CHARLIE GONE GOP NOW??????????
http://therightscoop.com/charlie-rangel-its-h...
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HOST: Congressman, I will start with you.ÖThe Civil Rights Act that passed in 1964 wouldnít pass in 2014. Do you agree with that?
RANGEL: First of all, the strongest opposition to President Johnson came from Dixiecrats. He had the support of Republicans. Johnson said that it would destroy the Democratic Party as we know it and it did. So as soon as blacks had the right to vote, the Dixiecrats changed parties.
HOST: Southern Conservative Democrats switched over to Republicans?
RANGEL: Yeah. If you take a look at where the Dixiecrats are and look at where the Tea Party people are, it is hard to distinguish. Find out where the confederate flag is that they wave with the Tea Party. Find out which states hated Lincoln and which states have representatives that hate Obama. Find out which states held slaves.
HOST: When you say that, when you look at the Tea Party today, and you can say, that this is a movement with a lot of support from its heavily white, heavily southern, heavily conservative Ė certainly back then heavily white southern and all that. Is race the motivating factor are you saying for the Tea Party, though?
RANGEL: I donít have to say a darn thing except you can see where they come from. You can see what the opposition has been to voting rights and integration and all of those things. You know it came from the South, right? Now, if you see the same people changing their name, are you asking me, should I call the Tea Party whites racists?
HOST: The Tea Party would say, like, those were our grandparents or our parents from different generations. Our generation has nothing to do with that.
RANGEL: I am only saying what history would record. Now the confederate flag didnít belong to them, it belonged to their grandparents. They still wave it. And the opposition to voting didnít belong to Republican party. They brought that with them to the Tea Party.
So i donít know why people even have to discuss the difference between the make-up of the House of Representatives.
Agreed. Charlie does know his history.

Do NOT expect a rightwinger to understand this.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1160596 Jul 3, 2014
Dee wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, it's a bubble and it will burst and then you'll claim it's Reagan fault or Eisenhower or Bush 41 or Bush 43 or maybe it's the TEA Party's fault, LOL.
bubble of what? on what trading? do you even know what a bubble is in that regard?

parrots are funny, and then they shit where they live...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1160597 Jul 3, 2014
flack wrote:
Arthur really getting into a hyper state. Next 20 hours not going to be fun!!!
There you are, I've been so worried. Bunker secure? Is it airtight?
Dee

United States

#1160598 Jul 3, 2014
LYNDON OBAMA JOHNSON wrote:
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What needs to happen is take all the illegal immigration to your house and all the Americans
house to take care of who support this and not the taxpayers!!!!
He needs them in his back yard, that way the illegals can share their scabies, chicken pox, TB, strep and other highly infectious diseases.

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1160599 Jul 3, 2014
Dee wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, it's a bubble and it will burst and then you'll claim it's Reagan fault or Eisenhower or Bush 41 or Bush 43 or maybe it's the TEA Party's fault, LOL.
Him and Realtime live in their own little fantasy world. Both have delusions of grandeur! Legends in the own minds type of thing!
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1160600 Jul 3, 2014
Flack if you need me just holler, I can come rescue you by boat, 4X4, Jetski, wheel barrow... Just say the word.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1160601 Jul 3, 2014
Dee wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, it's a bubble and it will burst and then you'll claim it's Reagan fault or Eisenhower or Bush 41 or Bush 43 or maybe it's the TEA Party's fault, LOL.
If the market collapses again I will absolutely blame the Tea Baggers, as they refuse to participate in this recovery and are doing everything they can to drag the country down.

Take Flack for example, he been driving around in a 15 year old beater car waiting until Obama is out of office until his next purchase.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1160602 Jul 3, 2014
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>There you are, I've been so worried. Bunker secure? Is it airtight?
As I've said bunker is in WV on top of a mountain. If it floods everybody is in trouble.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1160603 Jul 3, 2014
Dee wrote:
<quoted text>
He needs them in his back yard, that way the illegals can share their scabies, chicken pox, TB, strep and other highly infectious diseases.
non-illegals don't have chicken pox?

you really are a riot, dear..

do you do two shows on saturday?

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1160604 Jul 3, 2014
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>If the market collapses again I will absolutely blame the Tea Baggers, as they refuse to participate in this recovery and are doing everything they can to drag the country down.
Take Flack for example, he been driving around in a 15 year old beater car waiting until Obama is out of office until his next purchase.
Actually they are 16 and 10. Trucks.
Dee

United States

#1160605 Jul 3, 2014
Veterans Affairs whistleblower from Atlanta will testify before Congress next Tuesday about widespread destruction of applications, retaliation against whistleblowers, and people being shifted from processing VA applications last summer to working on Obamacare enrollment.

Scott Davis is a program specialist at the VAís national Health Eligibility Center in DeKalb County, Georgia. His story was published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution this past Sunday and appeared on the Neil Cavuto program on Fox News Wednesday. As opposed to previous whistleblower reports, which focus VA hospitals and getting to see doctors, Davis' revelations are about the processing of applications by VA offices.

Davis told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that health benefit applications for more than 10,000 veterans may have been improperly purged from the Health Eligibility Center's national data system. He began filing complaints in January 2014, revealing that managers were focused more on meeting goals linked to the Affordable Care Act to meet their bonus targets than processing VA applications.

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We don't discuss veterans. We do not work for veterans. That is something that I learned after working there. Our customer is the VA central office, the White House and the Congress. The veterans are not our priority. So whatever the initiatives are or the big ticket items, that is what we focus on.

Davis expanded on his revelations to Neil Cavuto on Wednesday, explaining that 17,000 applications for VA Healthcare were destroyed, and they're "also looking into a backlog of over 600,000 pending applications for VA Healthcare." The applications were purged as a way to deal with pressure from Washington D.C.

continued:
Dee

United States

#1160606 Jul 3, 2014
continued:

Davis: What I think happened, Neil, is that there was pressure by people in Washington for us to hit our numbers. You've heard a lot about the 14-day turn around time for the hospitals. But what most people don't know is that there's a five-day turn around time for health applications. And if we don't hit that five-day turn around time, it affects performance goals for people in senior leadership positions.

Cavuto: So if you don't have that, and you're not paying that out, it looks like you're meeting your numbers and then some, right?

Davis: Absolutely. But what also happens, Neil, is that we're currently neglecting not only the right thing to do, which is to process applications, not delete them. We have a huge system integrity issue at VA. For example, the VA right now can't even tell the investigators what happened to those applications, because they can't verify where they are, what happened to them, if they were deleted, why were they deleted, and why there was no paperwork showing the justifications for those deletions.

Cavuto: Weíve asked for a statement out of the VA on this and we have yet to get one, Scott. Iím trying then to give them the benefit of the doubt here. It seems like a crazy situation. Did you or any of your co-workers ever get so overwhelmed -- not you specifically -- but they just say the heck with it, more files, more applications, just dump them in the trash, we're overwhelmed. Do you think that has gone on?

Davis: I know that there was rumors that suspect those activities before I started work thing in 2011. What I can tell you is that there's so much pressure on the employees to get stuff done so management can meet goals, it's easy to make mistakes, itís easy to have mishaps. What happens is, instead of the VA focusing on doing what's right for our nation's veterans -- meaning taking time, processing each application diligently and appropriately -- pressure is placed on front line employees to overwork themselves, rush through the application process, to hit goals for members of management.

Cavuto: When you say to hit goals, is the goal a dollar goal or is it get the applications complete? Sometimes keep on top of this so there are no delays, or is it keep on top of it and get rid of something that could hurt our numbers?
Dee

United States

#1160607 Jul 3, 2014
continued:

Davis: Well, for what Iíve witnessed, it's based on a performance goal.

Cavuto: How is that performance measured?

Davis: That performance is measured based on our ability to turn around an application from beginning to end within a five-day turn around. There's an acceptable percentage that we have to have, which is in excess of 80% for all applications that comes into that office. What you find is that there's extensive pressure on the staff to process applications, to focus our attention to applications based on specific campaigns. For example, I shared with your producer that we actually put incoming applications aside so we could focus on the ACA related applications that came in over last summer. That's wrong. We should treat each veteran equally and focus on applications, as they come in, not because of special campaigns coming out of D.C.

According to Davis' account, it would be logical to assume that part of the reason for the huge backlog in applications was the reallocation of workers from VA to ACA applications.

http://www.truthrevolt.org/news/va-employees-...

“I be me, and you are...”

Since: Dec 06

in a city...

#1160608 Jul 3, 2014
RealDave wrote:
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Birth control is a health issue.
Pills yeah but to dates and having a free day from all that love when the flow of the natural and when the blood out of body is a feel some a little a cleansing to self...

The C-lots a release and just a nice down time a breathe of an ease around the house we have things too to do...

I am down today, sorry babe but the you know and oh no it is not late, no one on the horizon yet,

Pills and a changing to one's self systematics?

In function and what medicine could work?

Medi-Care?

You would think that if we can discuss it and make sense on it than they should in the Top House have maybe that a little less Pride...???? You think?

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#1160609 Jul 3, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>no, it is just fact, as always.
you think we should have taxation without representation? really?
the whole idea of taxing a corporation is ridiculous, they already paid taxes on all the monies paid to their employees and shareholders, on their physical plants in the ways of property taxes ..why tax them more?
If Corporations have the rights of people, as the SC has ruled, they sould be taxed like people.

This nonsense of taxation without representation is malarkey. Who exactly isn't represented??

Don't even try to run the scam that Corporations are not represented. The entire Congress is representing businesses.

So what else ya got.
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Taxes are the price we pay for civilization.
I like to pay taxes. With them I buy civilization."

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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