Oh my

Blairsville, GA

#12847 May 22, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
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http://www.topix.com/forum/city/blairsville-g...
I see the penis enlargement pills your wife requested you purchase are working, you're a bigger dick than ever...:)
"Nope, background checks are not predictive of future behavior"
And, you're still clueless...
Too bad you don't realize that you're responding to two different people, some might even consider such a response to be clueless. But hey, you can still take pride in your spelling abilities.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#12848 May 22, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
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Now, now, settle down.
I know you feel put upon but it isn't the result of any hatred or ill will on my part, you just feel foolish trying to spout that ridiculous Right Wing Wacko claim that any one individual is a match for any one $500 Billion Dollar multinational corporation with 83,000 employees, a legion of attorneys, and almost every politician in America purchased and safely placed away in the company's back pocket.
I simply proved how silly it is to argue that unions aren't essential to developing and maintaining a Middle Class.
I demonstrated how ludicrous it is to claim that any individual worker it employee has the ability to bargain against or with employers; thereby establishing what we all know, the destruction if the Middle Class is directly and positively correlated to the destruction of unions.
I demonstrated that those with the money obviously use their money to manipulate the rules and the system to assure they accuse even more money.
Any person with a lick of common sense or experience understands these are undeniable truths - evidenced every day in the world around us.
Actually, I like people -rich and poor. The rich help make me relatively well off by paying me,(reasonably well), to help them stay out of trouble as they increase their wealth. They all understand the system is rigged in their favor because they paid to rig it. Do you think they are stupid enough to donate Billions to politicians without obtaining a reasonable ROI ?
By the way, statistically speaking, if we both are paying 20% capital gains now- we are in similar financial circumstances.
Now sit down and have a glass if water and contemplate adjusting your paradigm to reflect reality.
That cognitive dissonance has got you down.
Not reading this left wing trash that, I'm sure, has no basis. You must be sore the way your life turned out or something. You filibuster so that you don't have to answer anything. You could have answered the question I asked of you (TWICE, I think) very succinctly. I don't read your boring sputum, so I'm guessing you never answered. I just glanced up and saw that the rich make you relatively well of. You are such a HYPOCRITE. What a disgrace you are to those you SUPPOSEDLY defend.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#12850 May 22, 2013
bull wrote:
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You, Synergy, BIll in whatever need to give up. Your comments are baseless and you all are looking stupid. It all sounds like a FNC, G. Beck, Rush rehash. They make big bucks making stay at home retirees like you look stupid. But keep it up,I a need a laugh at least once a day.
Please go online and donate to the American Red Cross, they NEED the money to help the tornado victim's. I just gave $100, not much but every little bit helps. It will truly amaze me if any of your gang does. You are all so afraid some poor helpless lazy bum will get a free meal.
Talk about looking stupid. That would be YOU. Take a look at Post #30 on the thread about the Red Cross. Idiot. You meant well, though.
Informed Opinion

United States

#12851 May 22, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
<quoted text>Wow, this poster was able to cover both Straw Man arguments and wealth envy in one post.

Did Jim get an education like (probably) the CEO did? Or, did Jim make other life choices, resulting in his current position? Why EXACTLY is Jim in the position he's in? Bush's fault?
Oh I forgot.

We have to pretend in Right Wing World that we all have the same opportunities in life.

We have to pretend that upward socioeconomic mobility isn't more often than not a fantasy.

February 13, 2013 7:01 AM
The Social Mobility Fairy Tale

As Bob Herbert wrote in the New York Times back in 2005 “The gap between the rich and everybody else in this country is fast becoming an unbridgeable chasm. Put the myth of the American Dream aside. The bottom line is that it’s becoming increasingly difficult for working Americans to move up in class.”

Social mobility in the United States is, in fact, not very high.

For male workers, income is highly correlated with paternal income, so income inequality simply replicates from one generation to the next.

If economic changes (particularly with regard to the wealth and income of American families) are very real, movement between classes appears no less common now than it’s ever been.

Research by economist Howard Steven Friedman of Columbia University demonstrated that less than 8 percent of Americans born to fathers in the lowest class ended up in the highest class. But almost half, 42 percent, of the American sons of fathers born in the lowest class ended up in the lowest class as adults.

All of this is not to say that something that feels like social mobility hasn’t occured.

The increasing consolidation of American wealth subsequent to that, particularly in the last 30 years, has made the lives of the working class much worse, and it’s certainly frustrating to be stuck in an economic place with no viable exit strategy, but that doesn’t mean social mobility is any different.

You are a white man aged 30 without a college degree.
Your grandfather returned from World War II, got a cheap mortgage courtesy of the GI bill, married his sweetheart and went to work in a factory job that paid him something like $50,000 in today’s money plus health benefits and pension.
Your father started at that same factory in 1972. He was laid off in 1981, and has never had anything like as good a job ever since. He’s working now at a big-box store, making $40,000 a year, and waiting for his Medicare to kick in.
Now look at you. Yes, unemployment is high right now. But if you keep pounding the pavements, you’ll eventually find a job that pays $28,000 a year.

Damn reality.

It interferes with those fantasies that make us feel so much better.
danger zone

Conyers, GA

#12852 May 22, 2013
Let's not forget the scandal that will taint this administration forever.
Oh, & more Benghazi whistleblowers coming forward, toooo.

http://m.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partis...
danger zone

Snellville, GA

#12853 May 22, 2013
columbus native

Edmond, OK

#12854 May 22, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
Let's see what happens.
It ought to be interesting.
WASHINGTON -- When $50 billion in disaster aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy came before Congress this year, three of Oklahoma’s five representatives and both of its senators were among the "no" votes.
At the time, some of the Oklahoma lawmakers demanded spending cuts as a condition of aid to the hurricane-ravaged Northeast.
Now that a devastating tornado has hit their state, it's not clear whether Oklahoma lawmakers who demanded budget cuts will continue to hold that line when it comes to their state's recovery efforts.
"When we increase spending in one area, we must cut spending in another area," Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) said in January. "I hope my colleagues will consider this principle in future relief packages."
Oklahoma Reps. Markwayne Mullin and James Lankford, both Republicans, also voted against the $50-billion aid package.
Oklahoma’s Republican Sens. Tom Coburn, who is a physician, and James Inhofe also opposed the measure when it passed the Senate, 62 to 36.
"If an additional emergency aid package is necessary, Dr. Coburn will not change his long-standing position on offsets," said spokesman John Hart, whose boss was headed to Oklahoma to assess the damage.
"We don’t know if an emergency aid package will even be necessary," Hart said, noting that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has $11 billion in its disaster relief fund..
During the debate on Sandy aid, a number of Republican lawmakers challenged whether spending for such things as shoring up defenses against future storms was an emergency, saying that should be considered during the normal budget process.
Great Post! These republicans need to learn a lesson from the Bible " To he who shows no mercy, No mercy will be shown".Now Obama will not be a cold blooded snake like bush was or romney would be. He has already pledged millions to a state that really has been a under a tremendous curse over the past 25 years. Those congressional men you talked about could care less about New Jersey or New Orleans but any republican place in America they are ready and willing. I do believe these republicans are under a special curse from above! They can't wait to TRY and slither back into the White House but Americans have learned a hard lesson under bush.Unfortunely it rains on the JUST( non-Republicans) and the unjust(republicans). So 30% of those in this state could use your prayers and "Government Assistance". Thank our president for not being an arrogant, vindictive scumbag like bush romney and all their supportors. bottom line, keep them far away from our government.
Informed Opinion

North Fort Myers, FL

#12855 May 22, 2013
danger zone wrote:
Wait ..... Didn't you say it was "bad" to politicize tragedies ?
columbus native

Edmond, OK

#12856 May 22, 2013
Synergy wrote:
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Not reading this left wing trash that, I'm sure, has no basis. You must be sore the way your life turned out or something. You filibuster so that you don't have to answer anything. You could have answered the question I asked of you (TWICE, I think) very succinctly. I don't read your boring sputum, so I'm guessing you never answered. I just glanced up and saw that the rich make you relatively well of. You are such a HYPOCRITE. What a disgrace you are to those you SUPPOSEDLY defend.
How out of touch you republicans have become! For the rest of us your posts along with the other weird comments from the minority of voters just reminds all of us how important it is to keep you and your King and Queens out of our great and still powerful government. Never again will America allow you insane hypocrites to rule our GREAT country, NEVER! Moore Oklahoma is a town of 40000 and known to be 90% republican. Now they will learn what those in Hurricane Sandy and New Orleans went thru, but this time with a President that will show compassion and not try to seek revenge.
Informed Opinion

North Fort Myers, FL

#12857 May 22, 2013
columbus native wrote:
<quoted text>Great Post! These republicans need to learn a lesson from the Bible " To he who shows no mercy, No mercy will be shown".Now Obama will not be a cold blooded snake like bush was or romney would be. He has already pledged millions to a state that really has been a under a tremendous curse over the past 25 years. Those congressional men you talked about could care less about New Jersey or New Orleans but any republican place in America they are ready and willing. I do believe these republicans are under a special curse from above! They can't wait to TRY and slither back into the White House but Americans have learned a hard lesson under bush.Unfortunely it rains on the JUST( non-Republicans) and the unjust(republicans). So 30% of those in this state could use your prayers and "Government Assistance". Thank our president for not being an arrogant, vindictive scumbag like bush romney and all their supportors. bottom line, keep them far away from our government.
Wouldn't it be instructive to let those Right Wing Wackos in Oklahoma who voted for Willard and Pauly to defund all government programs that helped the average person; and their Right Wing Wacko senators and representatives who voted to defund FEMA, to have the chance to enjoy the true lunacy of Right Wing Wacko policies ?

But no, grown ups are in charge and once again the Right Wing Wackos will benefit from the very policies they try so hard to destroy.

Nothing new there.

Only thing is... in a couple years Oklahomans will forget the dozens of times the federal government came in and bailed them out after a disaster, and they'll get all oatsey and tell us all again how the rest of us are socialists.

And they still won't demand building codes that require basements or storm shelters because they don't want those damn Gov'ment regulations interfering with higher profits.

Them we'll do this all over again.
danger zone

Snellville, GA

#12858 May 22, 2013
Informed Opinion

North Fort Myers, FL

#12860 May 22, 2013
danger zone wrote:
Noooooooooooo.

Right Wing Wackos would neeeeverrrr
politicize a trageddddddyyyyy.
Charity

Dahlonega, GA

#12861 May 22, 2013
A good website to find out about charities, their main charity focus, a break down of how the money is spent and whether or not you can direct where your money goes.


http://www.charitynavigator.org/


ChicnButt

Douglasville, GA

#12862 May 22, 2013
danger zone wrote:
The Blaze. Founded by Glen Beck.

This is true. Not only is it true, it explains exactly what we're dealing with from you.
danger zone

Snellville, GA

#12863 May 22, 2013
ChicnButt wrote:
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The Blaze. Founded by Glen Beck.
This is true. Not only is it true, it explains exactly what we're dealing with from you.
I'm not all about winning friends & those silly little judge symbols- just so ya know.:)
Now, carry on.
Informed Opinion

North Fort Myers, FL

#12864 May 22, 2013
ChicnButt wrote:
<quoted text>The Blaze. Founded by Glen Beck.

This is true. Not only is it true, it explains exactly what we're dealing with from you.
This web site has some redeeming characteristics - direct links to:

"10 Hottest Female Race Car Drivers"

and

"25 Hottest Halloween Costumes"

I love "Family Values".

It's almost as fun as watching the "Bikini Model/ News Reporterettes on Fox Noise - with the volume off.
danger zone

Snellville, GA

#12865 May 22, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
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Noooooooooooo.
Right Wing Wackos would neeeeverrrr
politicize a trageddddddyyyyy.
Can't ignore a corrupt President of the US, an Attorney General, AND Secretary of State.
Hussein, Holder & Hilliary. Yessss, it's just too much.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#12866 May 22, 2013
columbus native wrote:
<quoted text>How out of touch you republicans have become! For the rest of us your posts along with the other weird comments from the minority of voters just reminds all of us how important it is to keep you and your King and Queens out of our great and still powerful government. Never again will America allow you insane hypocrites to rule our GREAT country, NEVER! Moore Oklahoma is a town of 40000 and known to be 90% republican. Now they will learn what those in Hurricane Sandy and New Orleans went thru, but this time with a President that will show compassion and not try to seek revenge.
Hilarious. Our kings and queens. OUR KINGS AND QUEENS????? Have you not noticed the Emperor and his Empress that we have NOW???? You are killin' me.

This sums up YOUR POST....."our great and powerful government". Well, well, well. Isn't THAT special.
I rest my case.

Hey, you other liberals on Topix. Looky here. One of your own kind is loving 'our great and powerful government'. Oh, that's right. You libs LOVE big government. You know. A government that will make all your decisions for you. My bad.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#12867 May 22, 2013
danger zone wrote:
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I'm not all about winning friends & those silly little judge symbols- just so ya know.:)
Now, carry on.
It's hilarious. It seems that as quickly as they are appearing, someone is posting, logging out and then coming back on to judge. I am pretty sure I know who is doing it, but it doesn't matter. It must be very important to the poor wittle weft wing woonies. rotfl

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#12868 May 22, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
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This web site has some redeeming characteristics - direct links to:
"10 Hottest Female Race Car Drivers"
and
"25 Hottest Halloween Costumes"
I love "Family Values".
It's almost as fun as watching the "Bikini Model/ News Reporterettes on Fox Noise - with the volume off.
Yeah, the sites you guys post don't have that stuff. SH Really. You should think before you post.

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