Who do you support for U.S. Senate in...
State of Florida

Taylorsville, NC

#45374 Dec 4, 2013
State of Florida wrote:
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The Fedealist Papers were tracts that were distributed to the people in the 1780's to get public support for the US Constitution. If Taxpayer would have been alive then, he would probably have objected to them as by virtue of his state's rights stance, and that was the position of the Anti-Federalists from the south. Taxpayer, I believe, would have been up in arms against the Federalists and the Federalist Papers. What do you say, Taxpayer. What about the Federalist Papers are inspiring to you?
Read it again, Taxpayer. I said nothing about the Federalists Papers being FROM the south. I said the ANTI FEDERALISTS, who were from the south, oppossed the Federalists position and you would have probably been an Anti Federalists, based on the position of states rights. Read it REAL SLOW once again, and then respond intelligently if you can.

Since: May 12

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#45375 Dec 4, 2013
State.Read the damn things.Don't worry about who was for, or against.Great reading, if nothing else it sheds light on the truly great people who founded this country.
State of Florida

Taylorsville, NC

#45376 Dec 4, 2013
I have read the damn things. I wanted to hear Taxpayer's view. You were the one who said he knew so much about history. If so, let's hear his view of the Federalist's Papers. Fair enough?

Since: May 12

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#45377 Dec 4, 2013
State of Florida wrote:
I have read the damn things. I wanted to hear Taxpayer's view. You were the one who said he knew so much about history. If so, let's hear his view of the Federalist's Papers. Fair enough?
I love the Federalist Papers.
State of Florida

Taylorsville, NC

#45378 Dec 4, 2013
waco1909 wrote:
<quoted text> I love the Federalist Papers.
I am just trying to get Taxpayer's perspective, to see if I can learn anything new.
TSF

Wilson, NC

#45379 Dec 4, 2013
NC republikan legislators and our republikan Govenor McCrory now say they want to get help for our teachers whose pay is dead last in the nation when all factors are considered. When just salary and noting else is considered, we rank 48th. Now that the republican race to the bottom has been achieved and the primary elections are coming up, some republican legislators are worried that republican teachers and independents who vehemently disagree with the attach on education might defeat the assholes in the primary. So suddenly, they have found money which is forthcoming in May---mysteriously AFTER THE PRIMARY ELECTION.
Lets see if NC public teachers and citizens who want education for their children are stupid enough to send these turkeys back to
Raleigh.
TSF

Wilson, NC

#45380 Dec 4, 2013
You know, democrats cannot vote in the republican primary--- unless you change your voter registration to independent or republican pretty soon. Then if those people were to vote against all incumbents in the republican primary, the re election chances of those turds could be greatly reduced. I would never advocate such a thing, so the above is just a hypothetical observation, but it is really important that republikans be stopped from their slash and burn campaign against education in NC. Expanding the party of stupid and making NC the state of stupid is just not a plan for success in the future.

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#45381 Dec 4, 2013
TSF wrote:
NC republikan legislators and our republikan Govenor McCrory now say they want to get help for our teachers whose pay is dead last in the nation when all factors are considered. When just salary and noting else is considered, we rank 48th. Now that the republican race to the bottom has been achieved and the primary elections are coming up, some republican legislators are worried that republican teachers and independents who vehemently disagree with the attach on education might defeat the assholes in the primary. So suddenly, they have found money which is forthcoming in May---mysteriously AFTER THE PRIMARY ELECTION.
Lets see if NC public teachers and citizens who want education for their children are stupid enough to send these turkeys back to
Raleigh.
Guess you forgot what your dems did..for two weeks AFTER the 2014 elections...you should know...game playing isn't limited to..republicans....
State of Florida

Taylorsville, NC

#45382 Dec 4, 2013
waco1909 wrote:
<quoted text> Guess you forgot what your dems did..for two weeks AFTER the 2014 elections...you should know...game playing isn't limited to..republicans....
I don't even remember the 2014 elections, let alone what we did. Clue us in.
TSF

Wilson, NC

#45383 Dec 4, 2013
I also cannot remember something that has not yet happened. Weird.
State of Florida wrote:
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I don't even remember the 2014 elections, let alone what we did. Clue us in.
TSF

Wilson, NC

#45384 Dec 4, 2013
The good thing is that the democrats are getting off their asses and pushing back against the republican morons.
waco1909 wrote:
<quoted text> Guess you forgot what your dems did..for two weeks AFTER the 2014 elections...you should know...game playing isn't limited to..republicans....
Ben

Marrakech, Morocco

#45385 Dec 4, 2013
TSF wrote:
The good thing is that the democrats are getting off their asses and pushing back against the republican morons.
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I can't agree with you more T. Just wondering, are you gay, transgender or just a feminine sensitive bisexual like waco?

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#45386 Dec 4, 2013
TSF wrote:
The good thing is that the democrats are getting off their asses and pushing back against the republican morons.
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What did the democrats put off, until after the 2014 elections?? Anybody? I know I'm not the only one privy to that info.(State apparently misunderstood).
State of Florida

Taylorsville, NC

#45388 Dec 4, 2013
waco1909 wrote:
<quoted text> What did the democrats put off, until after the 2014 elections?? Anybody? I know I'm not the only one privy to that info.(State apparently misunderstood).
Still confused about your question. Maybe stop the mystery and just tell us what we will pull off.
Ben

Greer, SC

#45389 Dec 5, 2013
For Obama, it's all about Obamacare

By Doyle McManus

December 4, 2013

President Obama's speech Tuesday announced the relaunch of his healthcare program's website. But he was also aiming to relaunch his entire second term, which has careened from high ambition to near-catastrophe in less than 11 months.

Until his signature healthcare program is running smoothly, Obama stands little chance of focusing Congress on any of the other goals of his once-ambitious second-term agenda, including immigration reform and addressing the nation's infrastructure needs.

Republicans are already building their 2014 congressional election campaign around Obamacare, and if they're able to win the Senate and hold on to the House, Obama will be a very lame duck for his last two years in office. With so much at stake, the speech wasn't all that reassuring. The president asserted that the law was already working (a statement unlikely to convince most Americans), but he acknowledged that more problems could arise. "We've learned not to make wild promises," he said. "Whatever comes up, we're going to fix it."

In the appearance Tuesday, Obama embraced a strategy that has worked for him in the past: a direct appeal to the American people. But speeches aren't going to fix the "back end" of the HealthCare.gov website, which is still transmitting unreliable information about enrollees to the insurance companies providing their policies. The Department of Health and Human Services still refuses to disclose the system's error rate not a good sign.

Even in the best of times, Obama's speeches don't have the impact they once did. Tuesday's event was carried live by only one major cable channel, MSNBC; CNN and Fox News didn't bother. The only way to make Obamacare look like a success is for the president to make it work. But that will take smarter, better management of a complex set of projects that sprawl across both the government and the private sector a talent that hasn't been abundant in Obama's staff so far.

In the president's first term, his White House was staffed mostly with policy wonks who designed his economic stimulus and healthcare legislation, plus campaign aides who prepared him for his 2012 reelection. But what he needed to launch Obamacare was a brilliant CEO.

The White House was warned in 2010 (by Harvard professor David Cutler among others) that it needed a strong, independent manager to run the implementation of Obamacare, but the advice was ignored. That lesson has finally been learned belatedly. In October, as the website debacle became clear, Obama asked Jeffrey Zients, his new top economic advisor, to take charge of the rescue operation. Next year, Zients is scheduled to get his original job back, and the White House plans to install a new Obamacare CEO an executive who will hold the president's future in his hands.

Some administration officials say they expect Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw the bungled rollout as secretary of Health and Human Services, to resign by the end of the year. She wasn't the only person who failed to notice the oncoming disaster. But in the eyes of some aides, her presence will serve as a continuing reminder of the administration's failure.

"If this were to happen in the private sector," Obama's former spokesman, Robert Gibbs, said on NBC last month, "somebody would have probably already lost their job."

But the real test of how much Obama has learned will be in the other staff changes he makes. His chief of staff, Denis McDonough, has won praise from members of Congress and was one of the voices calling for closer management of the Obamacare rollout. He appears likely to stay. But it would make sense for Obama to add more management experience to his staff. http://www.latimes.com
BTW, your bartender can sign you up! LMAO
Allen

Robbins, NC

#45390 Dec 5, 2013
The other day I was in a Home Depot store. On display in front of the customer service desk was a gadget called the egg keeper. This thing will send to your smart phone an alert when your eggs are running low, lmao. Anyone stupid enough to buy one of these has more money than the have good sense.
TSF

Wilson, NC

#45391 Dec 5, 2013
Maybe you refer to the already established delay in Obamacare enrollment until after the 2014 elections.
waco1909 wrote:
<quoted text> What did the democrats put off, until after the 2014 elections?? Anybody? I know I'm not the only one privy to that info.(State apparently misunderstood).
TSF

Wilson, NC

#45392 Dec 5, 2013
Not gay, not transgender, not bi , not republican or stupid, not democrat or sensitive, although I was sent to sensitivity training for using politically incorrect labels years ago when I didn't work for myself. So now I try to avoid using stereotypical labels because the one thing I did get out of that sensitivity training is the realization that I myself am somewhat less than perfect.

Republikans think I am left wing because I disrespect stupid. Democrats suspect me of being TP because I oppose abortion, gay marriage and more gun control laws. I still cling to the premise that popular opinion is NOT a test of truth.
Ben wrote:
<quoted text>I can't agree with you more T. Just wondering, are you gay, transgender or just a feminine sensitive bisexual like waco?
hmm

Morristown, TN

#45393 Dec 5, 2013
Right Ben Wilson?!! Lol
TSF

Wilson, NC

#45394 Dec 5, 2013
For Obama, it's all about Obamacare

Having access to health care for everyone is a worthy and ambitious goal. Republikans have constantly and consistently opposed that ambitious and worthy goal . Desiring a subclass of persons who cannot get medical attention is not a worthy goal, is detestable and is also easily achievable since that is what we already have.
So far, the implementation of Obamacare is a miserable demonstration of incompetence. The shutdown of the government and subsequent loss of 24 billion to the economy was a miserable demonstration of incompetence. Now, the idea republikans are trying to perpetuate is that republican incompetence and lack of vision is better than democrat incompetence and hope.
I remain unconvinced. I want to see a plan to fix problems instead of whining about what all is wrong. Whoever can provide that will get my vote, regardless of their political party.

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