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Troll Man

Blairsville, GA

#32408 Nov 30, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
<quoted text>
+1
I don't prepare as many friends tax returns as I used to, but being that they were mostly friends, I knew their political leanings and can make the following observation:
My completely unscientific analysis (from my memory) of tax returns I've prepared indicated that those with liberal leanings did not utilize (current) lines 16-18 (Gifts to Charity) on Schedule A of the Tax Form 1040, either in dollar amount, or percentage of income amounts as those with non-liberal leanings.
In other words, Aggie's words above are accurate in my experience. Conservatives give more to charitable entities, some will say because they have more wealth to "spread the wealth", but there are many wealthy liberals, too.
TRANSLATION: "I really don't have anything to say here thoughtful or intelligent, but I just wanted to take any opportunity to say something bad about Democrats/Progressives, etc."
Scott

Nicholasville, KY

#32409 Nov 30, 2013
Troll Man wrote:
<quoted text>
TRANSLATION: "I really don't have anything to say here thoughtful or intelligent, but I just wanted to take any opportunity to say something bad about Democrats/Progressives, etc."
TRANSLATION: "I don't really have anything to say here, thoughtful or intelligent, but, I just wanted to take any opportunity to say something bad about a poster who did."
yea but

Dawsonville, GA

#32410 Nov 30, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
<quoted text>
+1
I don't prepare as many friends tax returns as I used to, but being that they were mostly friends, I knew their political leanings and can make the following observation:
My completely unscientific analysis (from my memory) of tax returns I've prepared indicated that those with liberal leanings did not utilize (current) lines 16-18 (Gifts to Charity) on Schedule A of the Tax Form 1040, either in dollar amount, or percentage of income amounts as those with non-liberal leanings.
In other words, Aggie's words above are accurate in my experience. Conservatives give more to charitable entities, some will say because they have more wealth to "spread the wealth", but there are many wealthy liberals, too.
Yea but you work at McDonalds and all your friends work in fast food. You know how hard it is to make a living doing that, must be the reason you started trying to do taxes. I bet if the folks you did taxes for took their old returns you did to H.R. Block for one of their free analysis they could get a refund.
The majority of conservative's in this area are far from being wealthy, but to you the assistant manager at McDonalds is wealthy. The rest of all your comments is just more of your special form of hogwash.
Do you still carry that hot wheels corvette in your pocket when you ride your bike to work and pretend to be driving a real vette??

Since: Nov 12

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#32412 Nov 30, 2013
General Robert E Lee wrote:
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Just like fourth graders being required to read a biography of nobama?
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He said we must all lend a hand
To make this Country strong again
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He said&#65279; we must be fair today
Equal work means equal pay
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He said we all must take a stand
To make sure everyone gets a chance
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He said red, yellow, black, or white,
All are equal in his sight
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
Yes, hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
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Since: Nov 12

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#32413 Nov 30, 2013
General Robert E Lee wrote:
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The left wing liberal democrats see no need for charities, especially those based in religion, the government will provide.
Which is one reason why the elimination of the tax deductions for charitable giving is so often pushed for by the Left. Religious charities already receive far less government funding (if any) than secular charities. Eliminating the charitable tax deduction could impact them more heavily.

Since: Nov 12

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#32414 Nov 30, 2013
the real poor wrote:
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Relax, take a breather. This is about GREED being destructive, a destroyer of families. Any person from any country of any faith who is consumed by thoughts of money & greed could be guilty. Capitol Hill is the defintion of greed and wasteland, all at the expense of honest taxpayers. I don't care who gives what. As long as it's from the heart, it's good, it they're thinking how it will help them come tax time, it's greed. Didn't mean to ruffle your feathers, at all.
If I misunderstood your post, my apologies. I thought you were falling into lock step with the majority of the Lefties on here who classify anyone who has managed to work hard and break into the income upper 10% as "the evil greedy rich" simply based on their success.

Since: Nov 12

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#32415 Nov 30, 2013
yea but wrote:
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Yea but you work at McDonalds and all your friends work in fast food. You know how hard it is to make a living doing that, must be the reason you started trying to do taxes. I bet if the folks you did taxes for took their old returns you did to H.R. Block for one of their free analysis they could get a refund.
The majority of conservative's in this area are far from being wealthy, but to you the assistant manager at McDonalds is wealthy. The rest of all your comments is just more of your special form of hogwash.
Do you still carry that hot wheels corvette in your pocket when you ride your bike to work and pretend to be driving a real vette??
Speaking of hogwash.
who cares

Dawsonville, GA

#32416 Nov 30, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
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And I know a lot of Liberals who think that there are no earthly consequences to their souls for killing unborn children, we'll leave the eternal consequences to their relationship with God.
So you know some religious people who think that salvation is merely a series of "checking the boxes", so what? Hopefully, they will mature in their faith. What does that have to do with those people who get wrapped up in "the love of money" - which "is the root of all evil" versus the majority of those who have worked hard and prospered and simply wish to be allowed to do with their money what THEY choose, not what ivory tower academics and bureaucrats think should be done with money they had nothing to do with earning. But then you're probably of the "you didn't build that" school of thought that pretends that those with money have a problem with reasonable taxes to cover the appropriate roles of the government. When it comes to how much of OTHERS' hard earned money some of the Left think they should be able to confiscate, you're right - "there are NO limits."
(and let's again remember who actually dips more into their own pockets to donate to charities - conservatives and Republicans.)
You belief that government has no hand in the money the rich 10% or anyone else makes is to say the least clueless. Roads, air travel, wars not to mention everyday things like trash pick up and on and on.
And all this bull about who donates to charities!!! Average people donate to charities because they feel the need to help, and its a sacrifice. The rich 10% feel the need to reduce their tax liability, so why not donate to charity, its just a write off, like the plane they fly to work and it gets them positive press. But the thing you are leaving off is the number you quote includes donations to the church you attend, little of that is a real charity, sorry. But if it makes you feel superior to twist the truth, who cares.

Since: Nov 12

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#32417 Nov 30, 2013
who cares wrote:
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You belief that government has no hand in the money the rich 10% or anyone else makes is to say the least clueless. Roads, air travel, wars not to mention everyday things like trash pick up and on and on.
And all this bull about who donates to charities!!! Average people donate to charities because they feel the need to help, and its a sacrifice. The rich 10% feel the need to reduce their tax liability, so why not donate to charity, its just a write off, like the plane they fly to work and it gets them positive press. But the thing you are leaving off is the number you quote includes donations to the church you attend, little of that is a real charity, sorry. But if it makes you feel superior to twist the truth, who cares.
"You belief"? Did u even graduate from high school? U continue to embarrass urself.

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#32418 Nov 30, 2013
who cares wrote:
<quoted text>
You belief that government has no hand in the money the rich 10% or anyone else makes is to say the least clueless. Roads, air travel, wars not to mention everyday things like trash pick up and on and on.
And all this bull about who donates to charities!!! Average people donate to charities because they feel the need to help, and its a sacrifice. The rich 10% feel the need to reduce their tax liability, so why not donate to charity, its just a write off, like the plane they fly to work and it gets them positive press. But the thing you are leaving off is the number you quote includes donations to the church you attend, little of that is a real charity, sorry. But if it makes you feel superior to twist the truth, who cares.
And you completely ignore the recognition of reasonable taxes to fulfill those functions the governments is expected to perform. You have got to work on that reading comprehension. And you keep pretending that you know what motivates those who donate to charities - another fail on your part. You really must like running on that little wheel.
democrt

Nashville, GA

#32419 Dec 1, 2013
We need help, dont know how much more we can take
the truth

Dawsonville, GA

#32420 Dec 1, 2013
democrt wrote:
We need help, dont know how much more we can take
Bangkok Thailand.
The current situation in Bangkok Thailand reminds me of the Tea Party and the Middle Class/Upper Middle Class in America. In Thailand the Tea Party would be the poor and the brainwashed that support the billionaire elite rulers in Thailand. The rest of the country is the Middle Class/ Upper Middle Class who are the engine that runs the economy that make the rich rich, just like in the U.S.

Read the story and see yourself in the mirror.

“It is the latest dramatic turn in a conflict pitting Bangkok's urban middle class and royalist elite against the mostly rural poor supporters of Yingluck and her billionaire brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, a former prime minister ousted in a 2006 military coup.”
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/12/01...
merry christmas angie 23

Dawsonville, GA

#32421 Dec 1, 2013
Watch nobama buy a book for Angie 23, what a waste. Her mommy won't read it to her since its a gift from the devil, and you know what mama thinks of the devil.

http://msnvideo.msn.com/...
now

Jefferson, GA

#32422 Dec 1, 2013
the truth wrote:
<quoted text>
Bangkok Thailand.
The current situation in Bangkok Thailand reminds me of the Tea Party and the Middle Class/Upper Middle Class in America. In Thailand the Tea Party would be the poor and the brainwashed that support the billionaire elite rulers in Thailand. The rest of the country is the Middle Class/ Upper Middle Class who are the engine that runs the economy that make the rich rich, just like in the U.S.
Read the story and see yourself in the mirror.
“It is the latest dramatic turn in a conflict pitting Bangkok's urban middle class and royalist elite against the mostly rural poor supporters of Yingluck and her billionaire brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, a former prime minister ousted in a 2006 military coup.”
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/12/01...

Your just a blood sucker off other people.......

According to Forbes, there are 442 Billionaires in America. With a combined wealth of $1.873 Trillion dollars. This wealth comes from a cross spectrum of Individuals who have earned their money from American Enterprise. It includes inherited wealth, investments in stocks, bonds, treasuries, properties, businesses, minerals, etc. Anything of value is included……The yearly Federal budget is over $3 trillion each year……

In decimal form it looks like this:$1,873,000,000,000………
If all that wealth was divided up among the appox 50 million poverty folks in this country, each person would get $37,460…….and they would be broke again within a few months. And a huge portion of that wealth would leave the country within a short time; to China, Japan, European countries, and other countries of the world. Many of those dollars would go to drug lords over the world…..
And the American public would be in dire straits, as in order to get that money from the Billionaires, assets will need to be sold, redistributed, etc., so money could be given to the poor…..

Now the Libroids would have the gubmint take that money away and give to the poor.“Spread the Wealth” is their motto. Devastate the economy, kill the working folks, all to appease some sorry folks like Ugly Eve and other libroids, who feel it is their god-given right to take what they did NOT earn, and live good for a few months…..

Their argument falls on a false premise that what the haves do have, rightfully belongs to everyone…..and with such a sorry idea would basically destroy any economy, in any country…..

They are just too dam lazy to earn their own way, and demand a free ride upon the backs of others…..and use the term socialism as a method to implement their sorry economic platform……

http://www.forbes.com/sites/erincarlyle/2013/...
Scott

Nicholasville, KY

#32423 Dec 2, 2013
To Aggie: I like my version better but I doubt I could find a 4th grade teacher who would let the kids sing this one.

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
We have a White House resident,
What we need is a President.

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
We don't need indoctrination,
What we need is an education.

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He is just an empty suit,
wish we could just give him the boot.

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He tries to make us think he's cool,
but we know he's just a fool.

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He's taking this country down the tubes,
and treats us all like a bunch of boobs.

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
Our Liberal friends all think he's great,
we hope they wake up before it's too late.

Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
No, hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
Oh my

Blairsville, GA

#32424 Dec 2, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/blairsville-g...
“MY FAMILY AND I ARE ENCOURAGED THAT THE U.S. SUPREME COURT HAS AGREED TO DECIDE OUR CASE. THIS LEGAL CHALLENGE HAS ALWAYS REMAINED ABOUT ONE THING AND ONE THING ONLY: THE RIGHT OF OUR FAMILY BUSINESSES TO LIVE OUT OUR SINCERE AND DEEPLY HELD RELIGIOUS CONVICTIONS AS GUARANTEED BY THE LAW AND THE CONSTITUTION. BUSINESS OWNERS SHOULD NOT HAVE TO CHOOSE BETWEEN VIOLATING THEIR FAITH AND VIOLATING THE LAW.”
— DAVID GREEN, HOBBY LOBBY’S FOUNDER AND CEO
As for the rest of your post, I will simply refer back to post #32254 which you may look back to or ignore as you see fit.
Course that "family business" is really a corporation created to protect the Board of Directors from liabilities.

"BUSINESS OWNERS SHOULD NOT HAVE TO CHOOSE BETWEEN VIOLATING THEIR FAITH AND VIOLATING THE LAW."

Uhmmm, what a quaint notion which raises some interesting questions:

Should a business be allowed not hire women becuase their faith teaches that women should remian in the home.

Should a business be allowed to only hire people of the same faith because their faith teaches that all others are lost infidels beyond redemption.

Should a business be allowed to only hire people of the same race because their faith teaches that all other races are inferior.

If a faith teaches that an employer is like the head of family, should that employer be allowed to dictate what its children are allowed to do after working hours, since that employer is providing the very means for their survival should it not be able to guide that survival.

If personal beliefs are allowed to flow from the Corporate Officer to the intangible corporate entity, does liability flow back to the Corporate Officers?
Oh my

Blairsville, GA

#32425 Dec 2, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/blairsville-g...
Let's see, who would an objective bystander reasonably conclude had the greater credibility in discussing the concept of "capitalism" and commenting on the current Pope's regrettable (apparent) leanings towards liberation theology.
Stuart Varney -a graduate of the London School of Economics who served as the host of CNBC's "Wall Street Journal Editorial Board with Stuart Varney", co-anchor of CNN's "Moneyline News Hour", helped launch CNN's business news team in 1980 and hosted many of their financial programs including, "Your Money," "Business Day" and "Business Asia." His reporting and analysis of the stock market crash of 1987 helped earn CNN a Peabody Award for excellence in journalism. And who now hosts Fox Business News' "Varney and Co."
Or "Vyan" - a MUSICIAN who blogs on Daily Kos and lists as one of his groups Occupy Wall Street.
Uhmmm, if that's the standard for offering commentary on the issues of the day, then you have no right to post at all.

Keep posting, right wing logic is a hoot.

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#32426 Dec 2, 2013
Scott wrote:
To Aggie: I like my version better but I doubt I could find a 4th grade teacher who would let the kids sing this one.
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
We have a White House resident,
What we need is a President.
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
We don't need indoctrination,
What we need is an education.
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He is just an empty suit,
wish we could just give him the boot.
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He tries to make us think he's cool,
but we know he's just a fool.
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
He's taking this country down the tubes,
and treats us all like a bunch of boobs.
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
Our Liberal friends all think he's great,
we hope they wake up before it's too late.
Hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
No, hmm, hmm, hmm
Barack Hussein Obama
Yep, I like it.
Oh my

Blairsville, GA

#32427 Dec 2, 2013
No surprises here...

SUN DEC 01, 2013 AT 02:30 PM PST
Rush Limbaugh and the long, sordid history of pitting whites against blacks in America
by Ian Reifowitz
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/12/01/1258...

Put down your cup of coffee, I've got something that's really going to shock you. This week Rush Limbaugh race-baited. He sought to inflame white fear and hatred of non-whites. Unbelievable, I know. But it's true. Unfortunately for Rush, the story he presented to his listeners turned out not to be (he fell for a satirical, Onion-style piece posted on a blog, and had to admit on the air that he'd been duped). This kind of race-baiting—whether relying on blatant falsehoods, deceptively presented facts or gross misinterpretations of reality—is something Limbaugh has done countless times throughout his career. More broadly, it is a tactic that the white economic elite, starting with the colonial-era slaveocracy, has employed going back to the time before we had even become a country.

But before we get to that history, it's worth going over exactly what happened this week to our erstwhile defender of white people, Mr. Limbaugh. Here's the falsehood he peddled to his listeners on Tuesday:

There’s a professor…a liberal professor named Noel Ignatiev, and he is actually teaching—and I am not making this up—he is actually teaching and telling white male students to commit suicide to benefit society.

In mid-stream Limbaugh was informed by one of his staffers that the story of this lecture was actually a hoax. But, if the comment boards on the right-wing websites that also picked up the same tale are any indication, right-wingers had no problem believing it was true. And think about the absurd sense of victimhood a white person would have to feel to (a) believe this actually happened, and (b) be concerned that such a sentiment could have any effect on his or her actual life.

This stuff plays into exactly the kind of white identity politics right-wingers like Limbaugh feed into. The right-wing base's political strategy now consists in large part of stoking white fear that the all-powerful minorities (ha!) and their liberal, white, race-traitor allies are going to somehow oppress white people. The practitioners of white identity politics have become experts at playing the victim....

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#32428 Dec 2, 2013
Oh my wrote:
<quoted text>
Course that "family business" is really a corporation created to protect the Board of Directors from liabilities.
"BUSINESS OWNERS SHOULD NOT HAVE TO CHOOSE BETWEEN VIOLATING THEIR FAITH AND VIOLATING THE LAW."
Uhmmm, what a quaint notion which raises some interesting questions:
Should a business be allowed not hire women becuase their faith teaches that women should remian in the home.
Should a business be allowed to only hire people of the same faith because their faith teaches that all others are lost infidels beyond redemption.
Should a business be allowed to only hire people of the same race because their faith teaches that all other races are inferior.
If a faith teaches that an employer is like the head of family, should that employer be allowed to dictate what its children are allowed to do after working hours, since that employer is providing the very means for their survival should it not be able to guide that survival.
If personal beliefs are allowed to flow from the Corporate Officer to the intangible corporate entity, does liability flow back to the Corporate Officers?
Hello, Mr Strawman, I know you must get tired of carrying the load for Oh My. The subject was an employer who, while offering health insurance to its employees, chooses not to offer one type of coverage - that which will lead to the death of an unborn child. Since Oh My cannot logically argue why an employer should have to betray their conscience and their beliefs regarding the life of that child, she instead changes the subject to employment in general and includes some foolishness for good measure that no one is arguing for. And completely ignores the fact that the employer is in no one standing in the way of the employee making whatever choices she chooses - the employer just says they won't pay for it. Drats, there comes that personal responsibility issue the Left so hates.

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