Informed Opinion

Naples, FL

#13438 May 29, 2013
Synergy wrote:
<quoted text>The TRUE abomination is people who don't have their priorities straight and who had rather have a car they can't afford, children they can't afford, a house they can't afford and/or off the chart vacations they can't afford instead of taking care of their personal needs(health insurance) and then expecting everyone else to supply it for them.
BTW, no one is denied healthcare. It's available for everyone.
Damn ....

There's Free healthcare ?

Where do I sign up ?

I've been paying thousands of dollars a year in premiums for my employees and kids.

Wait ... You mean Right Wing Wacko healthcare.

That's where RWWs pay their employees so little the employees qualify for Medicaid, or just go to the ER for life threatening issues.

Either way the taxpayer picks up the tab, but hey, those low wages and no benefits make mooooooore profit.

Right Wingers love socialism - if it increases private profits.
Informed Opinion

Naples, FL

#13439 May 29, 2013
Synergy wrote:
<quoted text>lol So, you think Obama is responsible for that????????? He has DONE NOTHING. What is happening is cyclic. It would have happened anyway except it would have happened faster with a president who actually worked with congress. Seriously, Obama has done nothing but campaign since he has been in office.
Nope... Cutting Right Wing Wackos annual deficit of $1.4 Trillion, by more than 1/2 - that's "nothing".

(But I gotta say, to us working folks $800 Billion a year is real money).

Why not Google what's happening in the housing market - ah... never mind ..... It would just be "more nothing".

Since: Nov 08

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#13440 May 29, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
Damn ....
There's Free healthcare ?
Where do I sign up ?
I've been paying thousands of dollars a year in premiums for my employees and kids.
Wait ... You mean Right Wing Wacko healthcare.
That's where RWWs pay their employees so little the employees qualify for Medicaid, or just go to the ER for life threatening issues.
Either way the taxpayer picks up the tab, but hey, those low wages and no benefits make mooooooore profit.
Right Wingers love socialism - if it increases private profits.
It's not free for those who are responsible and take care of their own needs. No! It's not free for those people. It's free for those who the Left Wing Looneys love....illegals. It's free for those who spend their money on things they DON'T NEED instead of what they DO NEED. You LWL's love that, too.
You're saying it's RWW's that go to the ER for healthcare needs????? Hilarious. Surely even YOU don't believe that.
You must stop being so bitter about the demise of unions. You got yours. Right? That is what you have been boasting about. You got yours!!!!! Screw everyone else. lol Not very liberal of you.

Since: Nov 08

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#13441 May 29, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
Nope... Cutting Right Wing Wackos annual deficit of $1.4 Trillion, by more than 1/2 - that's "nothing".
(But I gotta say, to us working folks $800 Billion a year is real money).
Why not Google what's happening in the housing market - ah... never mind ..... It would just be "more nothing".
I know what's happening. Obama isn't responsible for that. He has done nothing and you know it. What has he ACTIVELY done? Nada.

As I said. This would have happened faster with someone who actually worked.

Since: Nov 12

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#13442 May 29, 2013
Oh my wrote:
<quoted text>
And how is that different than any trade organization spending a portion of it's members dues on political advocacy, as a member of a trade organization a member has one vote, do you think that the board of any trade org does things that all members agree with.
Tell us, when a public sector employee is paid, is that money not their own to with as they see fit. Why is it significant that public sector employees are paid by the taxpayers, are you suggesting that public sectors have a special obligation to the rest of us as to how they spend what they earn.
Regardless of (c)4 or (c)5 classification, I am illustrating the complete hypocrisy of those who see no problem with labor unions spending millions of their members dues to exert the union's influence on political candidates and campaigns, while at the same time seeing no problem with the IRS targeting organizations for nothing more than their points of view that happen to be at variance with the current administration. That many of you on the Left cannot see the inherent danger in an arm of the federal govt with the power the IRS has picking and choosing based on perceived political viewpoint who they will help and who they will harass merely illustrates how blinded you are by your ideology.

Fortunately, you on here are not reflective of the viewpoints of most on the Left who actually do understand the implications of this scandal. Jon Stewart may be a comedian, but he does have a talent for putting things into simple to understand perspective. Pardon the bleeped profanities.

ChicknButt

Decatur, GA

#13443 May 29, 2013
Synergy wrote:
<quoted text>
It's not free for those who are responsible and take care of their own needs. No! It's not free for those people. It's free for those who the Left Wing Looneys love....illegals. It's free for those who spend their money on things they DON'T NEED instead of what they DO NEED. You LWL's love that, too.
You're saying it's RWW's that go to the ER for healthcare needs????? Hilarious. Surely even YOU don't believe that.
You must stop being so bitter about the demise of unions. You got yours. Right? That is what you have been boasting about. You got yours!!!!! Screw everyone else. lol Not very liberal of you.
You'll be happy to know that some legislation was passed that requires people to actually pay for their own health-care insurance rather than just going to the ER and slapping a "de-facto tax" on everybody else.
Yet one more thing that Obama is doing to make your life better!
ChicknButt

Decatur, GA

#13444 May 29, 2013
Synergy wrote:
<quoted text>
He has done nothing and you know it.
You are SO hard-headed!!!

You keep saying the same thing even after having been shown repeatedly that what you're saying isn't true.

President Barack Obama is fixing all the problems you silly republicans have created. Be thankful. Be happy. Obama is looking out for YOU!

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-OM0aAIlxdUk/UYSu57Q...

Since: Nov 12

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#13445 May 29, 2013
ChicknButt wrote:
<quoted text>
Did you really just type that?
A plan to help people get health-care, to cure their illnesses and keep from having their lives destroyed if they get sick is an abomination?
What's a true abomination is that such a plan was necessary in the first place. The ACA is a response to a greed-driven, uncaring, profit-motivated health-care system which has developed into something so illogical and exploitative that it destroys millions of lives and denies health-care to millions each year.
There's your abomination.
Yes, the ACA is an abomination. If the ACA actually could do what you state in your second sentence, that would be a wonderful thing. But you can't just wave a magic wand and "poof" all your nice intentions get realized. That is the problem with the Liberal mindset, I am not going to deny that many of the stated objectives of the Left sound wonderful on paper - but somehow the implementation never seems to achieve the goal and in too many cases it only exacerbates the problem.
The federal government has many functions only it can effectively perform - defense of our country, negotiate with foreign countries, protect civil rights, determine constitutionality of laws, print currency, etc.
But it fails miserably when it thinks it can somehow bring about equality of outcome for all. The Constitutional provision to "provide for the general welfare" does not mean that every citizen's life is to be made equal in "prosperity" and "happiness". It can't be done. We have had a 40 year,$15 trillion dollar "War on Poverty" that has seen the poverty level stay exactly the same, while destroying the Black family to the point that 70% of black children are born to a single mother and 40% of all children in this country are now being born to single mothers. Those children are far more likely to be living in poverty and to be abused.
What has the creation of the Dept of Education done for the quality of education American school children receive - nothing but make it worse. We keep throwing money at a bureaucracy that does not work. It is too top heavy and unresponsive to "the consumer" - the children and their parents. It keeps implementing the educational "fad du jour" that uses our children as guinea pigs in their "educational" experiments instead of focusing on the basics that were the building blocks of education back when our schools were to be envied.
I do not dispute that the IDEA of universal healthcare is something to be strived for, but this heavy handed, bureaucratic sledgehammer is NOT the way. It will destroy what has been the best healthcare -NOT perfect, but the best- system in the world. Already the projected costs are skyrocketing and with over 1,200 waivers being issued - mostly to labor unions - how are those costs going to be controlled. As one of its early proponents - Max Baucus - has said: "it is a train wreck coming down"
pile of manure

Jefferson, GA

#13446 May 29, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
<quoted text>
Didn't have your Wheaties today, either, huh? From your ranting and jumping around in the post, it appears your blood sugar might be low, too.
You can't prove a $50,000 bed cost, so you claim I never prove anything. Change the subject much? Apples and oranges?
Yes, I've had to use hospitals, so much of the "waste" is related to additional tests, etc. that are run to protect the hospital from being sued from clueless leeches like you.
"but a poor job of treating people fairly."
So you didn't get hired for that janitor position, huh? What does treating people fairly have to do with containing costs? Can you stay on one topic?
"The vast majority of business at any hospital is NOT elective surgery, never was, never will be and that's all you are talking about."
What has that got to do with containing costs? Do you know how hospitals are paid/reimbursed? Or, are you just rambling on and on and on???
"I also know for sure I have more assets than you"
Possibly, not likely. If so, good for you? What are you doing with it? But, by bringing it up, who's being an arrogant ass now?
"I like to work."
So did I. Now I like to enjoy life and spend time with my wife and family, because I can. Why don't you?
"I also don't feel the need to tell people all the time where I am going and what I am going to do or how much money I have made,..."
Sure I do. All the time. Wow, telling Will Dockery where I was going when he has an event scheduled now equals all the time. Wow, the clueless and uneducated (another name changer, BTW) has struck again.
Never once have I said what I've made in a post. Nobody's business, and, since it was a private company, not public information. Prove me wrong. What I made at a public company was public information, but it paled compared to others there...
I have stated (in a comment to (I think) "one of many differing names" in a Douglasville thread) that I paid more in federal income taxes than the average person makes in a lifetime in response to a claim that I shouldn't be complaining about federal income taxes because I didn't pay any.
Ended the discussion right there. Kinda like this one.
Not only are you a pile of manure, you have a severe reading comprehension problem and a real problem forgetting what you posted. Also a habit of trying to turn the dialogue when you have no decent response. And a real bad habit of blowing your own horn. Just like men who claim to have sex all the time but rarely do, men who brag about what they have all the time rarely have ANYTHING.
I am sure the comment about you paying more taxes than the average man is true in your warped mind and it does seem like its your life's goal to make sure the working middle class NEVER make a living wage. Are you really so upset with your peers you feel the need to constantly put them down??? Or is it the fact that your real job at WalMart will not allow unions and you are just jealous?
I refuse to let some arrogant asswipe with a superiority complex end any conversation with me, so bye bye butt whole. I misspelled a few words but I hope you with a little help from your friends in the break room you will get the point.
ChicknButt

Decatur, GA

#13447 May 29, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
<quoted text>
Nah, it was painted by the union white paint asphalt painter and he couldn't find the union dictionary holder and the union speller said she couldn't look up the spelling while the union dictionary holder was on break - it was against union rules.
Aggie, you are absolutely incorrigible.:)
Oh my

Blairsville, GA

#13448 May 29, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/blairsville-g...
Regardless of (c)4 or (c)5 classification, I am illustrating the complete hypocrisy of those who see no problem with labor unions spending millions of their members dues to exert the union's influence on political candidates and campaigns, while at the same time seeing no problem with the IRS targeting organizations for nothing more than their points of view that happen to be at variance with the current administration. That many of you on the Left cannot see the inherent danger in an arm of the federal govt with the power the IRS has picking and choosing based on perceived political viewpoint who they will help and who they will harass merely illustrates how blinded you are by your ideology.
There is no hypocrisy to illustrate, it's a simple fact, 501c4 (Social Welfare) status has a different set of restrictions than a 501c5 (Labor Unions).

Now once again, the specific targeting based on political terms used to name the groups was wrong, scruntinizing applicants for this status is a requirement. Now out of the 300 applicants mentioned in the IG report a minority were conservative, and as the NYT article points out some of these groups were quite deserving of this scrutiny.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/27/us/politics...

Since: Nov 12

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#13450 May 29, 2013
ChicknButt wrote:
<quoted text>
Aggie, you are absolutely incorrigible.:)
I do my best. ;)

Since: Jan 10

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#13451 May 29, 2013
ChicknButt wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm not even going to say it.
Yet you still post...

Since: Jan 10

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#13452 May 29, 2013
ChicknButt wrote:
"The only effective answer to organized greed is organized labor."
Thomas Donahue
I drink therefore I am.

W C Fields
ChicknButt

Decatur, GA

#13453 May 29, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
<quoted text>
I drink therefore I am.
W C Fields
Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.
—Kurt Vonnegut

Since: Jan 10

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#13454 May 29, 2013
ChicknButt wrote:
<quoted text>
You are SO hard-headed!!!
You keep saying the same thing even after having been shown repeatedly that what you're saying isn't true.
...
Just like an old radio station used to say, "The hits just keep on coming"...

The irony and hypocrisy keep coming...

Since: Jan 10

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#13455 May 29, 2013
pile of manure wrote:
<quoted text>
Not only are you a pile of manure, you have a severe reading comprehension problem and a real problem forgetting what you posted. Also a habit of trying to turn the dialogue when you have no decent response. And a real bad habit of blowing your own horn. Just like men who claim to have sex all the time but rarely do, men who brag about what they have all the time rarely have ANYTHING.
I am sure the comment about you paying more taxes than the average man is true in your warped mind and it does seem like its your life's goal to make sure the working middle class NEVER make a living wage. Are you really so upset with your peers you feel the need to constantly put them down??? Or is it the fact that your real job at WalMart will not allow unions and you are just jealous?
I refuse to let some arrogant asswipe with a superiority complex end any conversation with me, so bye bye butt whole. I misspelled a few words but I hope you with a little help from your friends in the break room you will get the point.
LMAO. How many times you you change your story and comments in the middle of a post? Now you bring sex (or your lack of it) into the "conversation"?

Still, what have YOU done for your employees?

Since: Jan 10

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#13456 May 29, 2013
ChicknButt wrote:
<quoted text>
Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.
—Kurt Vonnegut
+1

That's pretty good!

Since: Jan 10

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#13457 May 29, 2013
http://nationalreview.com/corner/349394/ellis...

Forget the fact that this Rep. Ellison is a liberace...

Serious question, one that's been posed in various tax related discussions in this thread and others (primarily the Douglasville Board):

Why would a company (or individual for that matter) pay MORE than they're legally required to pay?

Tax evasion is illegal, tax avoidance is a good business practice (if done legally).

Since: Jan 10

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#13458 May 29, 2013
ChicknButt wrote:
<quoted text>
Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.
—Kurt Vonnegut
What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for.
-Irish proverb

I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.
-Dorothy Parker, although some think it was W C Fields, amongst others.

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