Who do you support for U.S. Senate in...
there

Canton, GA

#32608 Dec 4, 2013
General Robert E Lee wrote:
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Once again you have proven yourself unable to answer a direct question.
What solution(s) do you have to offer that would solve this "low wage problem".
Why should any employer, or medicaid, have to provide health insurance coverage to those whose personal choices increase risk?
ps some of your diatribe had to be deleted to allow for a response.

Surely you dont expect an answer from someone who has no opinions or solutions do ya,,,,,,nor a clue about reasons companies buy their own stock..........

Since: Sep 13

Columbus, GA

#32609 Dec 4, 2013
there wrote:
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the insanity level was raised 10 fold when you entered the door.....
Time for a walk, aint it..........
That's it? That's the ammo you have? The world is definitely a wonder with you in it to throw nuggets of the bottom 3 attempts at trashing someone I have ever read. I sincerely feel sorry for you, and may God have mercy on your soul. Better luck next time.

Since: Sep 13

Columbus, GA

#32610 Dec 4, 2013
there wrote:
How Obama stepped on the young and their reaction..........
A stunning new poll of young adults aged 18 to 29 shows that in large numbers, they have turned against President Obama and ObamaCare.
from obamas alum school......
http://iop.harvard.edu/blog/iop-releases-new-...
A stunning new poll of every politician revealed they lie their butts off to get elected. Hmm. Stunning new poll indeed.

Since: Sep 13

Columbus, GA

#32611 Dec 4, 2013
General Robert E Lee wrote:
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Never said that was a solution to anything.
What resembling any level of intelligence do you have to offer here?
What golden bucket of wisdom do you have? A name that reflects hatred toward black folks, a pure tendency toward copying and pasting other comments from people on different sites, and a vast knowledge of putting people down. Yeah. you are just the epitome of role models aren't you?

Since: Nov 12

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#32612 Dec 4, 2013
there wrote:
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Look for the inserts dummy echo chamber…….
We talk about your work, how you are such a jerk
We talk about your Trailer and your head when it hurts
We talk about the troubles you've been having with your brother
About your daddy and your mother and your crazy ex lover
We talk about your friends and the places that you've been
We talk about your scaly skin and the pimples on your chin
The polish on your nose and the ruin of your toes
And God knows we're gonna talk about your raggy clothes
You know talking about you makes me smile and grin
But every once in a while
I wanna talk about others
Along with your sorry Brothers
Wanna talk about number one
Oh my, me, mine
What I think, what I like, what I know, what I want, what I see
I hate talking about you, you, you, you, usually but occasionally
I wanna talk about me
We talk about your wet dreams and we talk about your crooked schemes
Your sorry high school team and your moisturizer creams
We talk about your roots up in Indiana
We talk about your hoots of your grandma down in Alabama
We talk about your gay guys of every shape and size
The one's that you despise and the one's you idolize
We talk about your heart, about your brains and your dumbs
And your medical charts and when you fart
You know talking about you makes me grin
But every now and then
I wanna talk about others
Including your sorry Brothers
Wanna talk about number one
Oh my, me, mine
What I think, what I like, what I know, what I want, what I see
I like laughing at you, you, you, you, usually, but occasionally
I wanna talk about me
Do I spot a Toby Keith fan, by any chance?

“Registered Conservative”

Since: Jul 11

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#32613 Dec 4, 2013
ster402005 wrote:
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What golden bucket of wisdom do you have? A name that reflects hatred toward black folks, a pure tendency toward copying and pasting other comments from people on different sites, and a vast knowledge of putting people down. Yeah. you are just the epitome of role models aren't you?
The wisdom granted by God to have the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.

The rest of your post deserves no response.

Since: Nov 12

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#32614 Dec 4, 2013
Oh my wrote:
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Then the shareholders shouldn't have any complaints about financing the welfare state. While the Board of Directors is fulfilling their fiduciary responsibility of rewarding the risk of investing in their company, if the wages they pay create a class of dependents on assistance, well, hey, that's not their problem. The Directors have done their job, the investors have done their job, and the employees have done their three jobs, if they can find them.
I wonder if those investors realize that the dividends they put in one pocket, are flowing back out of another to finance welfare assistance. Looks like the only ones coming out ahead are the few at the top.
Oooops, does that sound like wealth envy...
Wealth envy, no - absolute stupidity, yes. Please list the employers whose wages "create a class of dependents".

Since: Nov 12

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#32615 Dec 4, 2013
the truth wrote:
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You really think that a billionaire pays the same amount as you at McDonalds AS A PERCENTAGE OF INCOME AFTER DEDUCTIONS, you are just as stupid as you are an arrogant ass. Its not about apples and oranges, its about the percentage of a persons income they keep after taxes, and its much heavier on the middle class than the 1%.
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1% of this nations population has taken control of 75% of this nations wealth!! While they pay approx. 22.3% of income tax paid, the upper middle class pays approx. 20% of the tax burden and the hated poor pay 3/10 of 1 %. Anyone with even a hit of common sense attached to a working brain can see that the rich 1% are getting a hell of a deal, the middle class is carrying the largest burden when you consider what they ALL pay as a PERCENTAGE of the INCOME after all the bought and paid for deductions thanks to their friends in Congress that just don't apply to the middle class. The poor have nothing so they pay nothing, like you.

Thought you might want a little help with your facts.

How much households at different income levels will pay in federal income, payroll, corporate and estate taxes for 2013.

Bottom 20 percent
Average tax bill:-$284.
Average tax rate:-2.7 percent.
Share of federal tax burden:-0.4 percent.

Middle 20 percent
Average tax bill:$6,436.
Average tax rate: 13.8 percent.
Share of federal tax burden: 8.6 percent.

Top 20 percent
Average tax bill:$55,533.
Average tax rate: 27.2 percent.
Share of federal tax burden: 71.8 percent.

Top 1 percent
Average tax bill:$514,144.
Average tax rate: 35.5 percent.
Share of federal tax burden: 30.2 percent.
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Note: The average family in the bottom 20 percent of households pays no federal taxes. Instead, many families in this group get payments from the federal government by claiming more in credits than they owe in taxes, giving them a negative tax rate.
Source: Tax Policy Center

Since: Sep 13

Columbus, GA

#32616 Dec 4, 2013
General Robert E Lee wrote:
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The wisdom granted by God to have the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.
The rest of your post deserves no response.
So, you are going to hit me with an AA reference as far as the serenity prayer? And the rest of my post doesn't make sense to you becuase you argue the same points against the other morons that argue for the other side. Tell me, genius, how is that argument coming along after about 100 years?

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#32617 Dec 4, 2013
Skippy Peanut Butter wrote:
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True, but it doesn't address the capital gains rate which does not increase as income rises. While not absolute, most of the wealthiest Americans earn their money from capital gains. Perhaps there needs to be an overhaul in the way capital gains are taxed. Of course, one could argue that has already been taxed once, etc., etc.
And just one more person who doesn't seem to understand the whole point behind having a lower capital gains tax rate. But at least you do understand that the money risked has already been taxed.

Since: Sep 13

Columbus, GA

#32618 Dec 4, 2013
WOW! You all make such valid points! I am aghast at the sheer newness of your arguments against each other. It is utterly amazing how you bring the same tired arguments to the table day in and day out. Mommy and Daddy taught you well, didn't they? Taught you how to believe in a narrow minded, foolish way of keeping a country divided. I feel so sorry for you all. That's a fact. I really do. Your whole lives revolve around posting the same jargon on the internet, day in and day out. You wake up, have coffee (or whatever you do), sit on the computer all day arguing politics, and trying to best each other by what you think is right, and then sleep, only to wake up the next morning and continue on with the same rhetoric. I'm so glad I get Wednesdays off to see this. It's this kind of comedy that keeps the other countries laughing at ours. Carry on, puppets. Carry on.

Since: Nov 12

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#32619 Dec 4, 2013
Funny Dude wrote:
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TRANSLATION: "I can't really debate the fact that corporate greed is killing the middle class so I'll just say the poster is stupid."
TRANSLATION: "I can't see the errors in 'the truth''s diatribe and I've bought the anti-capitalism hype."

Since: Nov 12

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#32620 Dec 4, 2013
DapperDave wrote:
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...like your solution for dragging a black person behind your truck without damaging it.
That kind of "intelligent" solution?
Bravo, the "race card" - how....predictable.

“Registered Conservative”

Since: Jul 11

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#32621 Dec 4, 2013
ster402005 wrote:
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So, you are going to hit me with an AA reference as far as the serenity prayer?

Did no such thing.

And the rest of my post doesn't make sense to you becuase you argue the same points against the other morons that argue for the other side.

That's called a debate.

Tell me, genius, how is that argument coming along after about 100 years?
My point of view (argument in your words) has served me and my family quite well over the years, though not even close to 100.

Are you always this grouchy?

Since: Jan 10

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#32622 Dec 4, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
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And just one more person who doesn't seem to understand the whole point behind having a lower capital gains tax rate. But at least you do understand that the money risked has already been taxed.
I wonder if it's the wealth envy thing, somebody else is able to use something (capital gains), why can't I?

Probably about the only thing about taxes that poster understands, although he/she may be repeating something they have seen or heard...

Jus' Sayin'

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#32623 Dec 4, 2013
Oh my wrote:
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Sorry pal, but it's not a matter of what I think...
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-13/how-...
...This issue has become more known as we learn just how far some companies have gone in putting their employees on public assistance. According to one study, American fast food workers receive more than $7 billion dollars in public assistance. As it turns out, McDonald's has a “McResource” line that helps employees and their families enroll in various state and local assistance programs. It exploded into the public when a recording of the McResource line advocated that full-time employees sign up for food stamps and welfare.
Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest private sector employer, is also the biggest consumer of taxpayer supported aid. According to Florida Congressman Alan Grayson, in many states, Wal-Mart employees are the largest group of Medicaid recipients. They are also the single biggest group of food stamp recipients. Wal-mart’s "associates" are paid so little, according to Grayson, that they receive $1,000 on average in public assistance. These amount to massive taxpayer subsidies for private companies....
http://www.demos.org/sites/default/files/publ...
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The recording from the McResource line is probably that of Nancy Salgado. The conversation was heavily edited. The woman is 26 and has been working at McD's for 10 years and is still earning minimum wage. Assuming this information (as reported on many sites) is accurate and is not a lie, the question is not what McD's is doing. The question is how a woman can work at minimum wage for 10 years and not advance. That is a legitimate question.

In regard to Wal-Mart, the explanation is part of your own cut and paste - WM, "the biggest consumer of taxpayer supported aid" is also the "nation's largest private sector employer". However, apples shouldn't be compared to oranges. Wal-Mart needs to be compared to other retailers. Their turnover rate is approximately 44%, almost the industry average. When you have that much turn over, most of those new hires will start at minimum wage and then either move up the pay scale or move on to another job. And Grayson's claim is supported by two studies that are over 8 years old. I am not denying Wal Mart may have employees on public assistance, but Wal Mart's goal is low prices for consumers - 100,000,000 shop at a Wal Mart every week and 42% of those consumers make less than 40,000 a year.

Since: Jan 10

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#32624 Dec 4, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
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The recording from the McResource line is probably that of Nancy Salgado. The conversation was heavily edited. The woman is 26 and has been working at McD's for 10 years and is still earning minimum wage. Assuming this information (as reported on many sites) is accurate and is not a lie, the question is not what McD's is doing. The question is how a woman can work at minimum wage for 10 years and not advance. That is a legitimate question.
In regard to Wal-Mart, the explanation is part of your own cut and paste - WM, "the biggest consumer of taxpayer supported aid" is also the "nation's largest private sector employer". However, apples shouldn't be compared to oranges. Wal-Mart needs to be compared to other retailers. Their turnover rate is approximately 44%, almost the industry average. When you have that much turn over, most of those new hires will start at minimum wage and then either move up the pay scale or move on to another job. And Grayson's claim is supported by two studies that are over 8 years old. I am not denying Wal Mart may have employees on public assistance, but Wal Mart's goal is low prices for consumers - 100,000,000 shop at a Wal Mart every week and 42% of those consumers make less than 40,000 a year.
+1

Similar to raising the minimum wage for Skippy and friends at BK and other burger places to $15, the clueless and uneducated don't comprehend that would have far reaching impacts like (just to name a couple):

1. Meaning the cost of your breakfast, lunch and dinner (if you visit these places) increases. Many won't like that or might not be able to afford to eat there. At WalMart, it means the prices for what they sell will have to increase.

2. Those jobs would appear to be more desirable (because of the higher wage), so someone making (say)$12 an hour will leave the current employment to try and get a job with Skippy at BK or Big Macs. All of the other employers paying at that rate (hgiher than minimum wage, but lower than $15 an hour) might be forced to increase their wages, meaning the prices at other places will increase, too. This will tick off many consumers.

Reminds me of a recent discussion about the pay of teachers, cops and firemen. Most people think those professions should be paid more. However, in order to pay those professions more, very likely your property taxes will have to increase. People don't like that...

In other words, people are all for it, until it impacts them. Then, they're against it. Too bad they don't see the big picture.

It also reminds me of a comment made by Herman Cain when someone asked him how they "were supposed to be able to raise a family on minimum wage". Herman's response: "Don't".
Skippy Peanut Butter

Blairsville, GA

#32625 Dec 4, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
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And just one more person who doesn't seem to understand the whole point behind having a lower capital gains tax rate. But at least you do understand that the money risked has already been taxed.
Nope. I understand the concept, it's just rather flawed. Whether a person who has $1 million laying around gets 10% return, 5% return or even 2% return they're still going to invest it. No one with that kind of money will put it in a Mason jar and plant it in the yard for safe keeping. There's no need to reward investors with lower capital gains tax rates.
Skippy Peanut Butter

Blairsville, GA

#32626 Dec 4, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
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I wonder if it's the wealth envy thing, somebody else is able to use something (capital gains), why can't I?
Probably about the only thing about taxes that poster understands, although he/she may be repeating something they have seen or heard...
Jus' Sayin'
No wealth envy here. Just the truth. Your lines are old, tired and useless. Try to educate yourself a bit more so you can come up with more originality.
Skippy Peanut Butter

Blairsville, GA

#32627 Dec 4, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
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It also reminds me of a comment made by Herman Cain when someone asked him how they "were supposed to be able to raise a family on minimum wage". Herman's response: "Don't".
One can only hope that your kind never, ever procreates.

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