Who do you support for Governor in Tennessee in 2010?

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tired of ignorance

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<quoted text>Have you tried getting "Conservatorship on your Daughter"?
I have power of attorney and for 9 years I have been filling out papers with the Federal Student Loans to get them discharged because of her disability.The end result is she didn't qualify .No reason given even though she had 2 doctors statements.Now the amount if student loan is so much she could never pay it in he'd lifetimeTen years interest and several times they added $40,000 to pay loan collectors fees
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#78500
May 6, 2013
 
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<quoted text>Have you tried getting "Conservatorship on your Daughter"?
This durable power of attorney just gives me the authority to act as "her" or sign her name. Not a big help!!
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<quoted text>This durable power of attorney just gives me the authority to act as "her" or sign her name. Not a big help!!
Also the times they paid for collector fees were added on and the cost of "just " collector fees are over $120,000
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Unlike most Libs, we working people pay taxes for these things. What makes us mad is that they take those taxes and give them to lazy bums that have never worked a day in their life instead of fixing those roads and bridges that are in such a state of disrepair now.
Let me clue ya, "we working people" include members of both parties, and "we working people" pay taxes for those things as well. What makes us mad is that they take those taxes and give them to oil companies, mega-ag multi-nationals, and Wall Street bankers in the form of gifts and subsidies, and they start wars of choice which cost trillions of dollars and untold lives.
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ORIGINAL WILLARD wrote:
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I think they call this situational ethics and moral relativism! However, these perks are for marxists and socialists exclusively. It's big in all the universities!:-)
OH NO !! More "indoctrination by repetitiveness" "Willard" ? Chuckles !!
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And count it as part of their wages, which means they get less in their Paycheck to take home. It's also Tax Deductible for their Employer. Isn't that right, Pete? Just like a 401K Employer Contribution is, right? And the Employers' Medical Insurance Payment portion is, right? All counted in as part of the Employees wages, and all eligible for an Employer Tax Deductible, isn't that right?
That's right Sassy, it is tax deductible, which means I still have to pay 70% of it when and only when we report a profit for the year. Regardless of whether it is tax deductible or not, the fact is that corporations and businesses are paying half of SSS and medicare. That was my point.
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Overtaxed wrote:
<quoted text>Let me clue ya, "we working people" include members of both parties, and "we working people" pay taxes for those things as well. What makes us mad is that they take those taxes and give them to oil companies, mega-ag multi-nationals, and Wall Street bankers in the form of gifts and subsidies, and they start wars of choice which cost trillions of dollars and untold lives.
Hey, OT. I will remind you that Saddam and Osama were the catalysts for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Obama escalated the Afghan war by sending 20K more troops. We reacted to aggression as we always will, in our best interests. You can argue about the conduct of those wars but not that we "started" them.
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they are talking about people that are at the age of 50 or less. It will not affect the ones who are on SS right now. I am not concerned about that since I am a ss drawer as well.
Well, well, well, why am I not surprised that you aren't concerned with those who are 50 or younger. Hurray for me and .......
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Overtaxed wrote:
<quoted text>Let me clue ya, "we working people" include members of both parties, and "we working people" pay taxes for those things as well. What makes us mad is that they take those taxes and give them to oil companies, mega-ag multi-nationals, and Wall Street bankers in the form of gifts and subsidies, and they start wars of choice which cost trillions of dollars and untold lives.
I will also remind you that you have stated that you were in support of welfare for even those who will not work.That's where we have a big disagreement.
Dunlapian

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tired of ignorance wrote:
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I read that Obama endorsed SS cuts in order to please the Republicans and meet the budget No one has said who just said SS cuts
I believe this is part of his "proposal" for the 2014 Budget. As I believe he is putting the chained CPI on the table over the COLA. I really believe the Republicans will have to give up to much to make this happen, as they don't want to give up anything.
We shall see, I hope I'm right.
Overtaxed

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Honestly wrote:
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Of course you are also including Bill Gates, Warren, Soros and a plethora of others who are super wealthy and liberal
Do you think it matters what party they belong to ? Are you so shallow that you think party affiliation would make the truth less true ?
Oh....for a second I forgot who I was answering, of course you do.
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they are talking about people that are at the age of 50 or less. It will not affect the ones who are on SS right now. I am not concerned about that since I am a ss drawer as well.
We are all Americans in the same boat, we should all work as one to keep her afloat. Not just me, me, me!
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<quoted text> Well, well, well, why am I not surprised that you aren't concerned with those who are 50 or younger. Hurray for me and .......
I will also remind you that the CBO has stated that SS/Medicare/Medicaid are not sustainable as presently configured. To do nothing, which is your position would leave those under 55 with no benefits. If those systems are not reformed, they will die.
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Unlike most Libs, we working people pay taxes for these things. What makes us mad is that they take those taxes and give them to lazy bums that have never worked a day in their life instead of fixing those roads and bridges that are in such a state of disrepair now.
......."Unlike most Libs,". Are you serious?
Scarlett Pimple

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Your TEApublican Party is facing the consequences right now of the Sequester that was Paul Ryan and Eric Cantor's bright idea
Faulty information yields faulty conclusions.

FYI - the sequester was Obama's idea, and the WH has finally admitted that fact.

White House Admits (Third Time) President Obama Fibbed On Sequester

"Is the press corps getting some guts? Are they finally prepared to challenge the President’s untruthful assertions on facts that are crucial to understanding policy?

None other than NBC’s David Gregory today pressed Obama’s chief economic advisor, Gene Sperling, whether his boss told the truth in the third presidential debate that “the sequester is not something that I’ve proposed. It is something that Congress has proposed.”

"Sperling finally wilted under the pressure of tough questioning to admit that “yes, in fact, the sequestration was President Obama’s plan.”

Sorry to break your bubble, but I guess we can reasonably say that you do not know what you're talking about.
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<quoted text>If there was no welfare and food stamps the lazy bums would just steal your stuff to live off of.
Most of them do that now anyway - they're just better fed and fatter.
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And count it as part of their wages, which means they get less in their Paycheck to take home. It's also Tax Deductible for their Employer. Isn't that right, Pete? Just like a 401K Employer Contribution is, right? And the Employers' Medical Insurance Payment portion is, right? All counted in as part of the Employees wages, and all eligible for an Employer Tax Deductible, isn't that right?
All accepted accounting practice. And all according to current tax law.

So what's your point?
tired of ignorance

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Dunlapian wrote:
<quoted text>I believe this is part of his "proposal" for the 2014 Budget. As I believe he is putting the chained CPI on the table over the COLA. I really believe the Republicans will have to give up to much to make this happen, as they don't want to give up anything.
We shall see, I hope I'm right.
I hope you are too! Thanks for info
Overtaxed

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Vet wrote:
<quoted text>I will also remind you that the CBO has stated that SS/Medicare/Medicaid are not sustainable as presently configured. To do nothing, which is your position would leave those under 55 with no benefits. If those systems are not reformed, they will die.
The S.S fund is solvent and can pay full benefits until 2032. At that point it will be able to pay approx. 75% of benefits for the forseeable future. So, the fix is pretty simple. Eliminate the prohibition on capital gains from the payroll tax and the problem solves itself.
Those who paid into Social Security from the time they were 16 until they are 50 should not face cuts in their benefits so that "Honestly" can maintain hers.
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Vet wrote:
<quoted text>I will also remind you that the CBO has stated that SS/Medicare/Medicaid are not sustainable as presently configured. To do nothing, which is your position would leave those under 55 with no benefits. If those systems are not reformed, they will die.
Medicare is a bit more challenging, BUT if we had passed Medicare for all, the young and healthy would be paying pemiums as well as the aged and that would (in my opinion) change the equasion and provide universal coverage. I think most businesses would gladly get off the merry-go-round of constantly increasing premiums and workers would be glad to hear the cost shifting of premiums from employers to employees has ended. Not to mention taking the for profit motive out of health insurance.
That is my take....for what it's worth.

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