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Another How

Jefferson, GA

#23725 Sep 1, 2013
Another WHY

Jefferson, GA

#23726 Sep 1, 2013
An example of WHY.......

Because good men and women allowed despots to rule and change the fabric of America from a Republic to a Democracy.

"Obama to Congress: I Don't Need Your Authorization for War, But Give It to Me Anyway"

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jef...

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#23727 Sep 1, 2013
billy bob wrote:
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Just like the Constitution our HISTORY is also what defines us. Its the story of how we got to where we are with lessons to be
learned and remembered. History always seems to repeat, thanks to close minded nuts just like you who refuse to learn from past mistakes. Your man Bush did what may be the most harm
ever done to this country in its history. NO President could fix the damage, none. Its like a serious car accident with serious injury, it takes time and pain to heal. Of course you being part
of the problem coming from the generation that had to have it all
and have it right now with no concern for the cost can't see that.
If we pull together we can fix what happened but with crack pots like you it may never happen.
STILL making excuses for Obama and STILL looking like an idiot.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#23728 Sep 1, 2013
tax wrote:
More lazy bums looking for something for nothing!! They pay NO income tax and live off this countries Social (i.e. socialism) programs that hard working real people pay for. I am sick of my money going to people who are just lazy and its all the libtoid Obamay lovers fault!! Read he story then call your Congressman and demand these folks get a JOB and pay some tax!
http://news.msn.com/us/some-senior-citizens-g...
Sequestration was your man, OBAMA'S, idea. Of course, what does he ALWAYS do when he doesn't get his way? He goes after the senior citizens and the military. He is nothing but a fearmonger. You can make book on it. And you libroids call conservatives fearful. Your hero does nothing but TRY to strike fear in people. Come on now, Dahlonegha. THINK, buddy.

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#23729 Sep 1, 2013
Oh my wrote:
<quoted text>
Or it "may very well have been" NOT "set by illegal aliens from the Mexican drug cartel." Who's to say, which to believe, illegal aliens or home grown growers, tough call, now which answer best suits my fears and disposition....
"The San Jose Mercury News reports that Todd McNeal, chief of the Twain Harte Fire Department, told a community meeting that it was "highly suspect that there might have been some sort of illicit grove, a marijuana-grow-type thing."
McNeal, who has 23 years of experience with Forest Service, the National Park Service and other agencies, said at the Aug. 23 meeting that investigators know the fire is human caused since there was no lightening in the area."
I did say "very well MAY have been".
Don't you read or do you just like to argue?

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#23730 Sep 1, 2013
Is there Hope wrote:
Folks have made hay about me using different users names. Here is the explanation under each name used.
WHAT
An oligarchy will come into rule over America, consisting of 5-7 persons.
WHEN
Within 10-15 years, maybe even less.
WHERE
Washington, D.C.
HOW
From a collapse of the Republic form of Government America was founded upon. From a collapse of the financial system. From a collapse of Society seeking justice, righteousness, and honor above all things, ruled by the mores of the people; and turning the country into a system where individual selfishness overrules all sense and sensibility.
WHY
Because good men and women allowed despots to rule and change the fabric of America from a Republic to a Democracy, where mob opinion reigns and despots are allowed to rule, where individual license is held in higher regard than the mores of the people, and where man is now considered God.
Excellent thought provoking post!
I have been thinking the same thing for many years and I am surprised that the country has held together this long.
It just goes to show how mighty, prosperous, and powerful this country was at one time. One only has to look and see that it has taken a long time to tear it down because of it's power and prosperity.
Informed Opinion

Jefferson, GA

#23731 Sep 1, 2013
Oh Lord God of Unregulated Capitalism, in furtherance of attaining the highest profits for the select few, we, the vast majority, sacrifice to thee this planet that you have made, and the lives and health of our children.

BATON ROUGE, La.— State Senator Gerald Long of Louisiana calls it “kind of a gentlemen’s agreement.”

For the generations since Mr. Long’s third cousin Huey P. Long was the governor, this state has relied on the oil and gas industry for a considerable part of its revenues and for tens of thousands of jobs. In return, the industry has largely found the state an obliging partner and staunch political ally as it has fought off curbs on its business.

Now, however, a panel of state appointees, created after Hurricane Katrina to be largely insulated from politics, showed just how insulated it was by upending the agreement.

In July, the panel, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, composed primarily of engineers and scientists charged with managing flood control for most of New Orleans and its suburbs, filed a lawsuit against nearly 100 oil and gas companies. The suit argues that these companies unlawfully neglected to fix decades’ worth of damage they caused to the state’s wetlands, thus making flooding from hurricanes more dangerous and flood protection vastly more expensive.

... The reaction was swift. Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican, immediately called the suit “nothing but a windfall for a handful of trial lawyers,” prompting local activists to highlight the $1 million he has received in donations from oil and gas interests.

But at public meetings here and down on the bayou, the board has faced the displeasure of public officials largely alone.

At the meetings, the governor’s senior coastal adviser, Garret Graves, has strongly criticized the board as jeopardizing the broad coalition assembled to address coastal issues and needlessly complicating the state’s own efforts to find money for remediation.

John M. Barry, a historian and writer who is the vice president of the flood panel, chalked the reaction up to politics, referring to an old saying that the flag of Texaco should fly atop the Louisiana Capitol.

... But studies of the state’s catastrophic land loss in the past century — the disappearance of nearly 2,000 square miles of marsh serving as a crucial buffer against hurricanes — show that decades of oil and gas activity has come at a steep price.

Dams and federally built levees holding back the replenishing sediment of the Mississippi River are main culprits in the land loss, but there is widespread agreement that the 10,000 miles of pipelines and canals cut into the marsh by oil companies are to blame as well. One widely cited study concludes that oil and gas activity accounts for 36 percent of the total loss.

... Six years later, the experts in the east branch did something no one would have foreseen here. They voted unanimously to file the lawsuit against oil and gas companies. Citing regulations and permits requiring companies to restore what they had disrupted, the suit argues that the wetlands crisis is at least related to unlawful neglect.
Scott

Berea, KY

#23732 Sep 1, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
Oh Lord God of Unregulated Capitalism, in furtherance of attaining the highest profits for the select few, we, the vast majority, sacrifice to thee this planet that you have made, and the lives and health of our children.
BATON ROUGE, La.— State Senator Gerald Long of Louisiana calls it “kind of a gentlemen’s agreement.”
For the generations since Mr. Long’s third cousin Huey P. Long was the governor, this state has relied on the oil and gas industry for a considerable part of its revenues and for tens of thousands of jobs. In return, the industry has largely found the state an obliging partner and staunch political ally as it has fought off curbs on its business.
Now, however, a panel of state appointees, created after Hurricane Katrina to be largely insulated from politics, showed just how insulated it was by upending the agreement.
In July, the panel, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, composed primarily of engineers and scientists charged with managing flood control for most of New Orleans and its suburbs, filed a lawsuit against nearly 100 oil and gas companies. The suit argues that these companies unlawfully neglected to fix decades’ worth of damage they caused to the state’s wetlands, thus making flooding from hurricanes more dangerous and flood protection vastly more expensive.
... The reaction was swift. Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican, immediately called the suit “nothing but a windfall for a handful of trial lawyers,” prompting local activists to highlight the $1 million he has received in donations from oil and gas interests.
But at public meetings here and down on the bayou, the board has faced the displeasure of public officials largely alone.
At the meetings, the governor’s senior coastal adviser, Garret Graves, has strongly criticized the board as jeopardizing the broad coalition assembled to address coastal issues and needlessly complicating the state’s own efforts to find money for remediation.
John M. Barry, a historian and writer who is the vice president of the flood panel, chalked the reaction up to politics, referring to an old saying that the flag of Texaco should fly atop the Louisiana Capitol.
... But studies of the state’s catastrophic land loss in the past century — the disappearance of nearly 2,000 square miles of marsh serving as a crucial buffer against hurricanes — show that decades of oil and gas activity has come at a steep price.
Dams and federally built levees holding back the replenishing sediment of the Mississippi River are main culprits in the land loss, but there is widespread agreement that the 10,000 miles of pipelines and canals cut into the marsh by oil companies are to blame as well. One widely cited study concludes that oil and gas activity accounts for 36 percent of the total loss.
... Six years later, the experts in the east branch did something no one would have foreseen here. They voted unanimously to file the lawsuit against oil and gas companies. Citing regulations and permits requiring companies to restore what they had disrupted, the suit argues that the wetlands crisis is at least related to unlawful neglect.
I.O., you speak of unregulated capitalism often. Exactly where might you find this? Certainly, you cannot be speaking of the United States. Maybe Haiti or Belize? I don't know, I am just asking. As to the marsh area of Louisiana, there is plenty of blame to go around for the destruction and the continual decline of those areas. It is easy, however, to simply blame those mean ole oil companies. That makes everyone else who had a hand in it feel better about what they have done over a very long period of time. Sorta like it was easy to blame Bush for Katrina. Always pick the easy target as it gives us a better shot.
Now

Jefferson, GA

#23733 Sep 1, 2013
Internecine warfare among the Cheney clan....

"Elizabeth Cheney blasted by older sister over gay-marriage stance"

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/01/el...
Now

Jefferson, GA

#23734 Sep 1, 2013
"Kerry: Congress Will Back Syria Strike"

The way I see it is..........
1 - Obama wants others to share the blame.
2 - Obama is getting blasted all over the world.
3 - Obama stepped in a pile of mess and is looking to save face.
Information

Warner Robins, GA

#23735 Sep 1, 2013
Informed Opinion

Jefferson, GA

#23736 Sep 1, 2013
Scott wrote:
<quoted text>I.O., you speak of unregulated capitalism often. Exactly where might you find this? Certainly, you cannot be speaking of the United States. Maybe Haiti or Belize? I don't know, I am just asking. As to the marsh area of Louisiana, there is plenty of blame to go around for the destruction and the continual decline of those areas. It is easy, however, to simply blame those mean ole oil companies. That makes everyone else who had a hand in it feel better about what they have done over a very long period of time. Sorta like it was easy to blame Bush for Katrina. Always pick the easy target as it gives us a better shot.
And the "easy" target is often "easy" because it is culpable.

Occam's Razor reigns supreme.
Informed Opinion

Jefferson, GA

#23737 Sep 1, 2013
Scott wrote:
<quoted text>I.O., you speak of unregulated capitalism often. Exactly where might you find this? Certainly, you cannot be speaking of the United States. Maybe Haiti or Belize? I don't know, I am just asking. As to the marsh area of Louisiana, there is plenty of blame to go around for the destruction and the continual decline of those areas. It is easy, however, to simply blame those mean ole oil companies. That makes everyone else who had a hand in it feel better about what they have done over a very long period of time. Sorta like it was easy to blame Bush for Katrina. Always pick the easy target as it gives us a better shot.
Ever since Ronnie Ray-Gun preached that the government of the United States was our "enemy"; that regulation of business was tantamount to communism; and that if we only let big business alone, it would care deeply about, and for, the average American; we have been deregulating business, nearly destroying America.

Right Wingers need to take responsibility for the destruction of the Middle Class as wealth has been redistributed to the richest; wars upon wars have been started to provide a use for our bloated War Department; and the Constitution has been ravaged, to prevent the majority of Americans from exercising their rights as the Majority.

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#23738 Sep 1, 2013
Information wrote:
http://newsrescue.com/syria-st unner-rebels-admit-they-mishan dled-chemical-wmds-from-saudi- causing-the-deaths/#axzz2dZfnb 9uY

Holy Crap!!! If this story is true, then no wonder Obama backed out of his immediate attack on Syria. I have always wondered if the so called "Rebels" made the attack to pull the U.S. deeper into the conflict, blaming Syria. No one knows for sure.
If this story is true than it is a good thing that we didn't bomb Syria. The world hates us now, but what if we made such a terrible mistake?
Obama made the right choice to let Congress decide, but made the decision way to late. He should have called Congress into session first before doing anything. Actually it could have all been avoided if he had not run his mouth telling the world that he was drawing a red line.
I feel that the U.S. has no business there and should mind it's own business. Syria has no strategic or national security interest to the U.S. It should be left up to the Arab League of Nations or the U.N. to police this if they think it is necessary.
Israel is of course having a fit as they would have loved the U.S. to do their bidding and weaken Syria for them.
The Rebels were hoping for the U.S. to weaken Syria's Military capacity, giving the Rebel's a chance of victory.
The only good thing to come out of this whole mess is that President Obama doesn't have to talk about our economy.
Now

Jefferson, GA

#23739 Sep 2, 2013
Information wrote:
http://newsrescue.com/syria-st unner-rebels-admit-they-mishan dled-chemical-wmds-from-saudi- causing-the-deaths/#axzz2dZfnb 9uY

This is funny, you quoting a Nigerian website.
Those Nigerians are the biggest scammers in the world with their email offers of "send me $10k and I will send you $1m dollars."

Maybe you can refer to a more reliable news source, as news from the con artist capital of the world is suspect.


Now

Jefferson, GA

#23740 Sep 2, 2013
Who's in bed with who, and how does it affect the American public........

http://www.blacklistednews.com/Infographic%3A...
Now

Jefferson, GA

#23741 Sep 2, 2013
Union infighting over Obamacare........

The Longshoremen give AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka his comeuppance.


http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/...



Now

Jefferson, GA

#23742 Sep 2, 2013
Unions to Obama.......
" We have a problem, they write, and you need to fix it."

Obama fix something??? ROFL.

Idiots have supported Idiots, and they expect an Idiot to fix it???


http://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/201...
not news

Abbeville, GA

#23744 Sep 2, 2013
Synergy wrote:
<quoted text>
Sequestration was your man, OBAMA'S, idea. Of course, what does he ALWAYS do when he doesn't get his way? He goes after the senior citizens and the military. He is nothing but a fearmonger. You can make book on it. And you libroids call conservatives fearful. Your hero does nothing but TRY to strike fear in people. Come on now, Dahlonegha. THINK, buddy.
Actually it was a way to try and make the do nothing House actually do their jobs. Nobody even imagined they would just continue on the same path and do nothing or that Sequestration would actually take place. Fact is that Obama gave them just what they wanted but didn't have the guts to do themselves.
Sequestration cut programs House Republicans and some Democrats wanted to cut but couldn't because of the idiot base that elects them. People who just can't see the forest for the trees, people like you.

As for conservative's being fearful, never said or thought that. You people are just plain scared of everything and everyone not like you. So you being scared of a black President is not news.
Scott

Berea, KY

#23745 Sep 2, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
And the "easy" target is often "easy" because it is culpable.
Occam's Razor reigns supreme.
I understand you knew William of Occam. He was a friend of yours. I am no William of Occam.

Now, since you are his friend, you of all people should know that his principles did not include conjuring up points to be presented as facts to coincide with ones specific agenda.

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