What Is The Matter With Americans?
Mark

Rockford, MI

#108 Nov 9, 2012
Sassy wrote:
Sorry I drive through the slums everyday, and I don't see a bunch of people toking on a joint. I thought you had your own business. At that is at least what you claim, but you claim to see the very next day that you see people toking away. Sorry to tell you this, but the law has not gone into affect yet. While you may not realize this, but there are very highly successful business men and women that smoke pot. Open your eyes.
I don't, but I approve of the law. However, the only thing I don't approve of in this law is that the amount caught with was not spelled out.
<quoted text>
i talk with ppl all across the city and people were talking about how they saw ppl walking down the streets smoking joints. That's what I was told, then I heard the radio putting out a message saying the police were going to use current law for a few weeks with anyone they caught... Hint hint...not yet
GOP buttwhoopin

Grand Rapids, MI

#109 Nov 9, 2012
Mark wrote:
<quoted text>what about electing a larger majority in the house do you not understand? The "people's house"
The American people don't trust you guys in the major leagues! Yeah you have the house, how's third place treatin ya? LOL!
Really

Holland, MI

#110 Nov 9, 2012
GOP buttwhoopin wrote:
<quoted text>
The American people don't trust you guys in the major leagues! Yeah you have the house, how's third place treatin ya? LOL!
We'll find out won't we?? We'll see who's laughing when your taxes go up in 2013 because your Senator and the President won't work with the House.
bobolinq

Belmont, MI

#111 Nov 10, 2012
nothing at all!
the old saying that company's get the union they deserve holds true here. We got the president we deserve.
conservatives will never accept people in need as equals.
Mark

Rockford, MI

#112 Nov 10, 2012
GOP buttwhoopin wrote:
<quoted text>
The American people don't trust you guys in the major leagues! Yeah you have the house, how's third place treatin ya? LOL!
ask me the same question in a couple months when the realization of all the trickle down govt hits the American citizens
yaright

Grand Rapids, MI

#113 Nov 10, 2012
St Elmo wrote:
I would like to offer the GOP some advice. Let the Dems have everything they want. Don't stand in the way, just vote present on everything and let them do as they wish. Then we'll see how long it would take for the country to come to its knees. The only thing I have against it is that by then it maybe too late to do anything about it.
I was thinking the same thing.

Plus ALL the coal mines should just instantly close down, the first too complain will be the liberals, let it happen they won't learn any other way.

Since: Mar 09

Grandville, MI

#114 Nov 10, 2012
Really wrote:
<quoted text>Please tell us about the pork you claim was within the many bills. And then, provide the proof that Harry and the Senate voted on those bills and sent them back to the House so a compromise could be reached. I know you can't provide that proof because it never happened. Harry proudly announced in 2010 that any bills presented by the House would be DOA. If you have proof that there was pork and that is why the bills went nowhere, provide it.
Good luck getting that!
:)

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#115 Nov 10, 2012
Really wrote:
<quoted text>We'll find out won't we?? We'll see who's laughing when your taxes go up in 2013 because your Senator and the President won't work with the House.
Yeah....how perceptive, that's why the House has an approval rating of 8%, and the President just got a second term....lol....
Mark

Rockford, MI

#116 Nov 10, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah....how perceptive, that's why the House has an approval rating of 8%, and the President just got a second term....lol....
the people have spoken
Really

Holland, MI

#117 Nov 10, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah....how perceptive, that's why the House has an approval rating of 8%, and the President just got a second term....lol....
What is the Senate's rating? Will you never learn? You mock my statements but provide nothing about the other side. As for the President getting a second term, I have zero comment. I can't say anything nice at this point after reading some of his comments.
vox veritatis

Grand Rapids, MI

#118 Nov 10, 2012
Mark wrote:
the people have spoken
Yes, they have. Wonder how long it will be before they're eating those words?
My guess would be right after we all fall off that fiscal cliff we're speeding towards.

Since: Sep 07

Location hidden

#119 Nov 11, 2012
St Elmo wrote:
Now that those afflicted with Obamentia have opted for an even greater Obamapression, the time has come for Americans who yearn for freedom to recognize that they have a big psychological hump to get over — the belief that the U.S can reverse course and make a comeback. America — at least the one I grew up in — is dead. Officially, it died on election night, November 6, 2012.
But it’s important to understand that even if Mitt Romney had won the election, the best he could have done — assuming he would have made a serious attempt to implement “tax reform,” eliminate stifling business regulations, cut entitlements, reduce the deficit, and institute policies that favor individual sovereignty and self-responsibility — is keep America on life support for a few more years.
Obama’s second term will bring about a rapid end to what is left of the American Empire. He would simply ignore both Congress and the Constitution even more than in the past and seamlessly implement a de facto dictatorship.
That, in turn, would plunge us into a collectivist dark ages that would extinguish initiative, entrepreneurial activity, and wealth creation. The only “solution” would be to have the Fed increase its efforts to ramp up the money supply in order to cover the rapidly increasing deficits, with the resulting runaway inflation being the perfect excuse to declare a state of emergency and suspend future elections. The destruction of America is not a game with the Duplicitous Despot (democrats). It’s a lifetime mission.
And so, America, RIP. Hope to see you on the other side … down the road a piece … at a time when we can work shoulder to shoulder to build a new America where such abstracts as “social justice” and “shared prosperity” are frowned upon by all and where the concept of liberty is the guiding principle of our new nation.
Most excellent post

Since: Mar 09

Grandville, MI

#120 Nov 11, 2012
vox veritatis wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, they have. Wonder how long it will be before they're eating those words?
My guess would be right after we all fall off that fiscal cliff we're speeding towards.
Wanna bet they still blame Bush for it?
vox veritatis

Grand Rapids, MI

#121 Nov 11, 2012
St Elmo wrote:
Now that those afflicted with Obamentia have opted for an even greater Obamapression, the time has come for Americans who yearn for freedom to recognize that they have a big psychological hump to get over — the belief that the U.S can reverse course and make a comeback. America — at least the one I grew up in — is dead. Officially, it died on election night, November 6, 2012.
But it’s important to understand that even if Mitt Romney had won the election, the best he could have done — assuming he would have made a serious attempt to implement “tax reform,” eliminate stifling business regulations, cut entitlements, reduce the deficit, and institute policies that favor individual sovereignty and self-responsibility — is keep America on life support for a few more years.
Obama’s second term will bring about a rapid end to what is left of the American Empire. He would simply ignore both Congress and the Constitution even more than in the past and seamlessly implement a de facto dictatorship.
That, in turn, would plunge us into a collectivist dark ages that would extinguish initiative, entrepreneurial activity, and wealth creation. The only “solution” would be to have the Fed increase its efforts to ramp up the money supply in order to cover the rapidly increasing deficits, with the resulting runaway inflation being the perfect excuse to declare a state of emergency and suspend future elections. The destruction of America is not a game with the Duplicitous Despot (democrats). It’s a lifetime mission.
And so, America, RIP. Hope to see you on the other side … down the road a piece … at a time when we can work shoulder to shoulder to build a new America where such abstracts as “social justice” and “shared prosperity” are frowned upon by all and where the concept of liberty is the guiding principle of our new nation.
Excellent post. My sentiments exactly.
pants on fire

Grand Rapids, MI

#122 Nov 11, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah....how perceptive, that's why the House has an approval rating of 8%, and the President just got a second term....lol....
Has of September for Gallup... it's 13% for CONGRESS IN GENERAL.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/157475/congress-ap...

So back up your statement. Or are you a chickenshit who's afraid to be proven to be lying?
pants on fire

Grand Rapids, MI

#123 Nov 11, 2012
Gville Jim wrote:
<quoted text>Wanna bet they still blame Bush for it?
you mean they stopped at one point?

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#124 Nov 11, 2012
...Anyone on here, see the segment on 60 Minutes, this evening about the openings in manufacturing jobs in America and the shortage of qualified available workers?....They showed the Alcoa plant in Whitehall and i am proud that my brother in law, was shown....Much of the point was that, working with machinery and math, measurements and technical type jobs, are available(3 million) and are tough to fill....They also showed a plant in Nevada, which has high unemployment, but they have huge problems, finding qualified applicants....
SOS in Mesa

Glendale, AZ

#125 Nov 11, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
...Anyone on here, see the segment on 60 Minutes, this evening about the openings in manufacturing jobs in America and the shortage of qualified available workers?....They showed the Alcoa plant in Whitehall and i am proud that my brother in law, was shown....Much of the point was that, working with machinery and math, measurements and technical type jobs, are available(3 million) and are tough to fill....They also showed a plant in Nevada, which has high unemployment, but they have huge problems, finding qualified applicants....
That report is correct, but apply for one of those jobs when you are in your 60s with 40 + years of experience in your particular field. I can guarantee you that you are "over qualified" in other words, they aren't willing to pay for your experience. Fresh out of school @ entry level wages and you are hired. They only reported half of the story.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#126 Nov 12, 2012
SOS in Mesa wrote:
<quoted text> That report is correct, but apply for one of those jobs when you are in your 60s with 40 + years of experience in your particular field. I can guarantee you that you are "over qualified" in other words, they aren't willing to pay for your experience. Fresh out of school @ entry level wages and you are hired. They only reported half of the story.
....Seem's the lower wages is somewhat a byproduct of the trend of shifting some manufacturing overseas? Almost like forcing americans to not only compete againest eachother, but also those in other countries. The biggest complaint in the business, i come out of, is a system of more work, for less pay, helping to realize it's just not manufacturing, where this has occured. Since manufacturing is the easiest to outsource, perhaps we could look for a remedy, while we are still a world leader?....
SOS in Rockford

Glendale, AZ

#127 Nov 12, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>....Seem's the lower wages is somewhat a byproduct of the trend of shifting some manufacturing overseas? Almost like forcing americans to not only compete againest eachother, but also those in other countries. The biggest complaint in the business, i come out of, is a system of more work, for less pay, helping to realize it's just not manufacturing, where this has occured. Since manufacturing is the easiest to outsource, perhaps we could look for a remedy, while we are still a world leader?....
Couldn't agree more.

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