Who do you support for Governor in Oh...
Canton

Canton, OH

#27102 Mar 21, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
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We do have it right. When was the Assault Weapons Ban passed? Under who's administration did the federal government purchase so much ammo that it created a nationwide shortage? What party was it that had members making suggestions of laws that did limit or stop gun purchases? What is the party leadership of cities and states where they enacted or tried to enact new gun laws?
There are two reasons we still have our guns today: people protesting and our United States Supreme Court......... so far. That could change of course if people don't wise up and keep Democrat presidents out of office.
So they took all your guns? That's fine except for the part where it never happened. In fact, you are so wrong, that I bought a Colt AR-15 when Clinton "took all our guns" years ago. Imagine how stupid the NRA sounds with "they can take my guns when they pry it from my cold dead fingers" considering only an idiot would think the government COULD take all our millions and millions of unregistered guns away and the last two times the right cried about it, nothing happened. Everyone still has all their guns. So I stated that they have NEVER taken all our guns, followed by you telling me I am so wrong that I am 100 percent absolutely correct. I was at the gun shop the other day. One of my Tea Bagger friends told me you can't find ammo anywhere. Then my wife and I walked past a huge bin loaded with bullets like a bulk sale. My wife and I laughed at the difference between the real world and the Tea Bagger world. Here's a hint on the difference. One of them is real and you can see with your eyes. The other is emailed to you each week.
Old Guy

Mason, OH

#27103 Mar 21, 2014
Reality Speaks wrote:
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how funny....yes I predicted Romney a win.
I'm not trying to beat you up on this point. Just noting that our predictions can easily go astray. If you only listen to Fox News and Rush, you might believe that the Tea Party has a majority in this country. I think they are around 25% at most. Political battles aren't fought at the extremes --- they are based on trying to sway those folks in the center. And those folks don't identify with extreme conservatives or liberals. And their memories can be very short.
Reality Speaks wrote:
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enjoy the day......I am going to play 9 holes.
Hope you had fun --- it's a beautiful day for golf!
mutt

Lima, OH

#27108 Mar 21, 2014
I always love watching desperate rightwingnuts flounder around from one "moral outrage" to the next.
Imaginary voter fraud, "faked" birth certificates, invisible gun grabbing commies, abortion on demand parties, Obamaphones, the importance of forcing creationism in a public school's science class, Benghazi, Muslim presidents,*gasp* websites having glitches on launch day.
It's almost like these batshitcrazy teabagger cavemen get MORE scared and MORE ignorant with each passing day...
Why

Jackson, MO

#27109 Mar 21, 2014
Why have we not seen any new threads about current elections?
I just can't get over how many of these four year old discussion keep
going as they do.
Old Guy

Mason, OH

#27110 Mar 21, 2014
Why wrote:
Why have we not seen any new threads about current elections?
I just can't get over how many of these four year old discussion keep
going as they do.
There seem to be relatively few folks that are Topix regulars. They find it easier to keep old, obsolete threads going, rather than create a new one every time the discussion shifts.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#27111 Mar 22, 2014
Canton wrote:
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Now when you say you are going "to play 9 holes", are you talking about 3 old hags in the teacher's lounge?
no.....cutting your hair.

and scrape the goo from around the nine holes.
woo-boy

Van Wert, OH

#27113 Mar 22, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
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I see you're taking comprehension lessons from Canton; don't click the link, just criticize it.
As I did Canton, let me introduce you to hyperlinks. See, these stories (whether you believe them or not) are just reporting what they found. What they do is include these things called hyperlinks, and you can check out the evidence for yourself. But of course, you would first have to read the article which I understand is too difficult for you to do. Perhaps you can get government to do it for you.
Keep rolling your eyes, maybe you'll find a brain back there.
Canton

Canton, OH

#27115 Mar 22, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
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A gun novice I see. For one, nobody sells ammunition in "bins." The sell ammo in boxes or in cases. Secondly, different guns take different ammo. One size does not fit all.
Thirdly, we unexpectedly started to talk about guns, and by dumb luck, you and your wife just happened to be in a gun store the other day. And you call me a liar for telling you the truth about me losing my healthcare insurance????
Nope, flat out a bin full of ammo and it was weeks ago so, so much for your suddenly walked into a gun shop theory. As far as me and guns, started hunting when I was 10. Anyway. I stated that you guys have been crying about the government taking all your guns away for decades. Has the government taken all your guns away? No? Never? Not once? Yah, thought so. We'll add it to the heap of things Conservatives were wrong all along about. Like the climate, taxes, wars, prohibition, health care reform...
ino

Ashburn, VA

#27117 Mar 22, 2014
The BO CULT members aren't allowed to look at any links.
woo-boy

Van Wert, OH

#27118 Mar 23, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
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How would a troll know what a brain is?
Really? Just for sh*t's and giggles I googled Tucker Carlson, here's just one link:

americablog.com/2012/03/tucker-carlsons-prost...
Pops

Cincinnati, OH

#27119 Mar 23, 2014
woo-boy wrote:
<quoted text>Really? Just for sh*t's and giggles I googled Tucker Carlson, here's just one link:
americablog.com/2012/03/tucker-carlsons-prost...
I clicked on your link twice & both times it said, "page not found" Has it been removed or is the link inaccurate? I am curious now.
stormin

Jackson, OH

#27121 Mar 23, 2014
Yes, Lets Raise the Minimum Wage to bring workers out of Poverty for about a month or so.
I'm Raising the Rent on all my properties as we Speak.
Property Taxes went up again this year, Insurance is up, Maintaining my Properties up, Tenants leaving Utilities behind, non payment rents.
The problem is Not Minimum Wage it is the Government Killing Capitalism over taxation.
Now Fed Gov want to increase gasoline tax another .18 gal .02 per driven, annual vehicle inspection $150 yr to get the car bank the road.
So if Gasoline goes up Groceries goes Housing go up, Don't worry Folks this won't effect you it will just hurt the Rich people. LOL
Old Guy

Mason, OH

#27123 Mar 23, 2014
woo-boy wrote:
<quoted text>Really? Just for sh*t's and giggles I googled Tucker Carlson, here's just one link:
americablog.com/2012/03/tucker-carlsons-prost...
Your link was off by a year.(How does that happen?) The story is from 2013, not 2012.

Here's the correct link: http://americablog.com/2013/03/tucker-carlson...

Interesting story.

“ A TRUMPSTER”

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#27124 Mar 23, 2014
why not just raise the minimum wage to $50.00 per hour & make everyone prosperous?
Old Guy

Mason, OH

#27125 Mar 23, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
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"The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money to spend."
Margaret Thatcher
Do you see any problems with unbridled capitalism?

"In the 21st century, every nation favors a brand of capitalism. The variations can be sorted by the relationship between the state and the financial system: is the primary goal enhancement of individual wealth or the common good?

Undemocratic Capitalism: Scattered across the globe are examples of gangster capitalism where a small number of rich and powerful people control the economy and the state. This system flourishes in Russia and Afghanistan. Lest Americans feel superior, it's also found in West Virginia, where large coal companies control the government in order to operate horrific strip mines without regard for the environmental consequences.

It is only a slight step from gangster capitalism to state-centered capitalism, where a single party or dictator dispenses favors to wealthy individuals and corporations. A prime example is China but the same economic system is found in Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, and Burma.

Democratic Capitalism: Scattered throughout the world are examples of capitalism restricted by democracies for the benefit of the common good. In Scandinavia, monopoly capitalism is prohibited and corporations do not have the same rights as do individuals. These countries feature strong judicial systems, robust civil rights, a comprehensive safety net, and a progressive tax system.

Partially Democratic Capitalism: Most nations fall somewhere between the two extremes depending upon the power of corporations and the quality of life of the average citizen. In the United States certain corporations and individuals have vast power, but the overall quality of life is good."

"However one defines the problem with American capitalism - greed, cancerous plutocracy, environmental degradation, or something else - it's unlikely to be remedied by political business as usual. In the current system, moneyed interests have too much power. Unless there's a radical intervention from outside Washington, America's economic system will only change at the margins."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-burnett/the...

Since: Apr 13

Location hidden

#27127 Mar 23, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
<quoted text>Perhaps, but I see more problems with Socialism. Capitalism inspires people. It gives people a goal. You look at the guy driving the 100 thousand dollar car, or perhaps drive through upper class neighborhoods, or be employed by a successful company and say "I want to be like that one day."

The great thing about living in a country like ours (unlike the countries your article sites) is that just about anybody can be a capitalist. Just about anybody can be wealthy or at the very least, do financially well in the US. It may take a lot of work, a lot of investing, a lot of sacrifices, but it can be done if you start early enough.

But instead of looking at Socialism or capitalism in other countries, why not evaluate our very own versions? How is capitalism doing in this country? I think it's doing very well. It creates taxation, jobs, inspiration, expansion. Perfect? Of course not, but what is?

Now let's look at our versions of Socialism in this country. Medicare is going broke within a short time. Same with Social Security. Medicaid is the largest expenditure in most states and certainly a burden to all taxpayers. Do Obama phones, food stamps or unemployment benefits make people want to run out of the house and get a job?

We are at a point in our country where people in poverty live just as good if not better than the working. Don't you think something is wrong with a system like that? And if you are one of these so-called poor people, what's the sense of bettering yourself when you're living just fine. You have the size of family you always wanted, live very warm in the winter and comfortable in the summer. You eat better than many working people, and you even have an apartment or house in the suburb through HUD. What's the point of working?

So what's more destructive, capitalism or Socialism?
youre arguing with people who fuel their cars with unicorn farts. common sense isnt so common these days.
woo-boy

Van Wert, OH

#27128 Mar 23, 2014
Old Guy wrote:
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Your link was off by a year.(How does that happen?) The story is from 2013, not 2012.
Here's the correct link: http://americablog.com/2013/03/tucker-carlson...
Interesting story.
You're right looking at my own scribbles, I put the 2 instead of the 3. Thanks but I bet they refuse to read it. It's not their right kind of lies and liars.
woo-boy

Van Wert, OH

#27129 Mar 23, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
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Perhaps, but I see more problems with Socialism. Capitalism inspires people. It gives people a goal. You look at the guy driving the 100 thousand dollar car, or perhaps drive through upper class neighborhoods, or be employed by a successful company and say "I want to be like that one day."
The great thing about living in a country like ours (unlike the countries your article sites) is that just about anybody can be a capitalist. Just about anybody can be wealthy or at the very least, do financially well in the US. It may take a lot of work, a lot of investing, a lot of sacrifices, but it can be done if you start early enough.
But instead of looking at Socialism or capitalism in other countries, why not evaluate our very own versions? How is capitalism doing in this country? I think it's doing very well. It creates taxation, jobs, inspiration, expansion. Perfect? Of course not, but what is?
Now let's look at our versions of Socialism in this country. Medicare is going broke within a short time. Same with Social Security. Medicaid is the largest expenditure in most states and certainly a burden to all taxpayers. Do Obama phones, food stamps or unemployment benefits make people want to run out of the house and get a job?
We are at a point in our country where people in poverty live just as good if not better than the working. Don't you think something is wrong with a system like that? And if you are one of these so-called poor people, what's the sense of bettering yourself when you're living just fine. You have the size of family you always wanted, live very warm in the winter and comfortable in the summer. You eat better than many working people, and you even have an apartment or house in the suburb through HUD. What's the point of working?
So what's more destructive, capitalism or Socialism?
Remember when teachers, public employees, Planned Parenthood, NPR and PBS crashed the stock market and economy, wiped out half of our 401K's and pensions, took trillions in TARP money, trashed the Gulf of Mexico, gave themselves billions in bonuses, and paid no taxes?
Yeah, me neither.
Did you know that 25 years the Exxon-Valdeve trashed Alaska and countless more areas with that spill? They still haven't paid their fines yet.
Old Guy

Mason, OH

#27130 Mar 23, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
So what's more destructive, capitalism or Socialism?
I think you are always going to rate USA #1, because you have limited experience with anything else. Here's how the Economist ranks countries for quality of life:

"What does all this, and likely developments in the years to come, mean for where a baby might be luckiest to be born in 2013? After crunching its numbers, the EIU has Switzerland comfortably in the top spot, with Australia second."

http://www.economist.com/news/21566430-where-...

The USA is ranked 13th.

"Switzerland has the highest nominal wealth per adult (financial and non-financial assets) in the world according to Credit Suisse and eighth-highest per capita gross domestic product on the IMF list. Swiss citizens have the second-highest life expectancy in the world on the UN DESA list. Switzerland has the top rank in Bribe Payers Index indicating very low levels of business corruption."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switzerland
stormin

Jackson, OH

#27131 Mar 23, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
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Perhaps, but I see more problems with Socialism. Capitalism inspires people. It gives people a goal. You look at the guy driving the 100 thousand dollar car, or perhaps drive through upper class neighborhoods, or be employed by a successful company and say "I want to be like that one day."
The great thing about living in a country like ours (unlike the countries your article sites) is that just about anybody can be a capitalist. Just about anybody can be wealthy or at the very least, do financially well in the US. It may take a lot of work, a lot of investing, a lot of sacrifices, but it can be done if you start early enough.
But instead of looking at Socialism or capitalism in other countries, why not evaluate our very own versions? How is capitalism doing in this country? I think it's doing very well. It creates taxation, jobs, inspiration, expansion. Perfect? Of course not, but what is?
Now let's look at our versions of Socialism in this country. Medicare is going broke within a short time. Same with Social Security. Medicaid is the largest expenditure in most states and certainly a burden to all taxpayers. Do Obama phones, food stamps or unemployment benefits make people want to run out of the house and get a job?
We are at a point in our country where people in poverty live just as good if not better than the working. Don't you think something is wrong with a system like that? And if you are one of these so-called poor people, what's the sense of bettering yourself when you're living just fine. You have the size of family you always wanted, live very warm in the winter and comfortable in the summer. You eat better than many working people, and you even have an apartment or house in the suburb through HUD. What's the point of working?
So what's more destructive, capitalism or Socialism?
Capitalism is the only thing that has helped or save the poor.
Socialism has killed millions (Hitler, chairman Mao, Stalin) got 80% of the vote, you'd thing people refer back to history, and learn from it.

Yes Sarbanes/Oxley should Not have been taken off the table, but you pay a Politician money they will sign on to any thing.
Bill Clinton did this.
I think people are wising up to the Democrats slowly but surely.
Obamacare is killing us,$3.70 gas, food prices have dbl, have you bought a steak lately?

Look at what Kasich has done for OHIO 250k jobs,$8bil debt to $1.5 surplus.
The Democrat candidate is chomping at the bit to get his hands on that money so they can play Social injustice again and make a fool out of the Poor.

Republicans aren't perfect but the Democrats bury the states in debt every chance they get and then throw it back to the republican party and say there you fix.
remember ole Dick Celeste (Dick Celeste before he Dicks you) that SOB should be in Prison today.
Instead he is a Dean at a college in Colorado, as you can see what the mess Colorado is in.

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