Barack Obama, our next President

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Level 1

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#953456 Jul 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Sales taxes and property taxes don't fund the federal government.
If you want to replace the federal income tax with a consumption tax, maybe the poor will finally carry their share of the load.
The poor already do carry a significant load of the tax burden since most states already have sales and 'sin' taxes that raise government revenue. These are examples of 'consumption taxes' that disproportionately target the poor. So, why shouldn't we balance it out by increasing the luxury tax and death tax on large estate inheritances too?

Level 5

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#953458 Jul 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Considering the quality of the opposition, Weiner may still win.
Someone else said a lot of New Yorkers might just decide to vote for the "cartoon" anyway. They might be right.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#953459 Jul 25, 2013
Daughter Of Georgia Mom Whose Baby Was Killed Claims Mom May Have Killed Him For Insurance Money
Ashley Glassey, 21, daughter of Sherry West, the mother of a 13-month old baby who was allegedly shot by De’Marquise Elkins while they were out for a morning stroll, believes that her mother may have killed the baby for the insurance money, reports First Coast News.
Glassy says that her mother lost custody of her when she was 8-years-old but they have spoken regularly since 13-month old Antonio Santiago was fatally shot in the face. According to Glassy, her mother’s story has changed several times.
Glassey said she started to have her doubts after receiving a phone call from her mother telling her that her brother, Antonio Santiago, had been killed. She claims the night of the shooting her mother asked,“How soon do you think life insurance policy will send me a check?”
http://newsone.com/2313413/sherry-west-antoni...
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#953460 Jul 25, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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how long now has it been 'beginning'? 5 months?
ing.
It takes a long time when Democrats are all a bunch of liars & crooks.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#953461 Jul 25, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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Darwin awards are awesome. I almost choked to death laughing reading about last year's winner (the guy who accidentally drank gasoline thinking it was moonshine, and then immediately lit a cigarette)......
Too bad you didn't.

Rightwing humor: human suffering. You people are sick in the head.

Level 5

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#953462 Jul 25, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Is that where Fox stopped reading to you or something? Read this to the end of the transcript:
911 dispatcher:
OK, do you just want to meet with them at the mailboxes then?[3:42]
Zimmerman:
Yeah, that’s fine.[3:43]
911 dispatcher:
Alright, George, I’ll let them know you’ll meet them at …
Zimmerman:
Could you have them call me and I’ll tell them where I’m at?[3:49]
911 dispatcher:
OK, that’s no problem.
This is the last thing Zimmerman said to the dispatcher:
Zimmerman:
Could you have them call me and I’ll tell them where I’m at?[3:49]
You could use a look at this map, clearly Zimmerman wasn't heading for the mailboxes:
http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/14/2748048...
I'm not trying to re-try this case, just trying to figure y'all out.
Zimmerman was in several different places according to the map before confronting Martin which would have given Martin plenty of time to walk the short distance to where he was staying.

Even if Zimmerman overreacted to Martin's presence, the home where Martin was staying was an easy walk to stay ahead of Zimmerman based on the recorded time lapse.

Arguing where Zimmerman was at any given time or if he should have even been there doesn't change what happened after he and Martin eventually became face-to-face.

Any confusion about Martin's identity and any anger on Martin's part could have been resolved with words at the time of the confrontation.

You want to assume Martin was forced to resort to violence.

I'd like to know how you arrive at that conclusion.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#953463 Jul 25, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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how long now has it been 'beginning'? 5 months?
ing.
Watergate took two and one-half years to unravel.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#953464 Jul 25, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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another intellectual response.
i'm almost overwhelmed.
Why? Because someone actually had a comment instead of what you do (copy & paste propaganda like a monkey all day long)?
TSM

El Paso, TX

#953466 Jul 25, 2013
Didn’t the president say he saved Detroit? I’ll bet he’s smiling, probably saying ‘ I love it when a plan come together’ one city at a time and 58 more states to Go!!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#953467 Jul 25, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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(2) corrections to be made here.
1.) I didn't lose anything
2.) There is no intellectual contest occurring. You would first need to get an intellect to compete against me.
You are dead ... in the water.
lol! And so here you attempting to rationalize with someone who you claim is 'dead' and you still can't win.

wow.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#953468 Jul 25, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> The poor already do carry a significant load of the tax burden since most states already have sales and 'sin' taxes that raise government revenue. These are examples of 'consumption taxes' that disproportionately target the poor. So, why shouldn't we balance it out by increasing the luxury tax and death tax on large estate inheritances too?
"Sin" taxes are completely avoidable.

So are lotteries and casino gambling, major ripoffs of the poor.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#953469 Jul 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Daughter Of Georgia Mom Whose Baby Was Killed Claims Mom May Have Killed Him For Insurance Money
Ashley Glassey, 21, daughter of Sherry West, the mother of a 13-month old baby who was allegedly shot by De’Marquise Elkins while they were out for a morning stroll, believes that her mother may have killed the baby for the insurance money, reports First Coast News.
Glassy says that her mother lost custody of her when she was 8-years-old but they have spoken regularly since 13-month old Antonio Santiago was fatally shot in the face. According to Glassy, her mother’s story has changed several times.
Glassey said she started to have her doubts after receiving a phone call from her mother telling her that her brother, Antonio Santiago, had been killed. She claims the night of the shooting her mother asked,“How soon do you think life insurance policy will send me a check?”
http://newsone.com/2313413/sherry-west-antoni...
So? What's your point, dingbat?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#953470 Jul 25, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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I used to think that we needed better political leaders in this country.
I now think that we need a better electorate.
The improvement can begin if you leave my country son immediately son.

Everyone benefits!

“Come Home America!”

Level 1

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#953471 Jul 25, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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Bravo to him for being a hero.
That's only one accomplishment though (a great one, albeit). GZ also survived a struggle to the death with a drugged-out thug. Tig needs to step up his game....:-)
"ABC News is getting a really bad reputation lately. First, they screwed up a bunch of reporting on the Boston Marathon Bombings and didn't run retractions on most of it... Then, they went to press with FAKE emails to support the "Benghazi Scandal" that Republicans cooked up. Now they may have really out-done themselves.

Everyone in America heard about only TWO news stories over the past couple of days. The first, understandably, is that the Royal Family has a new member. Congrats. The 2nd was that George Zimmerman, a recently freed murderer had heroically saved a family of four from a "fiery auto accident", thereby proving that he's just an honorable man who only wants to do good in the world and is misunderstood.

The latter story is preposterous on the face of it... and anyone who can't see that is blinded by wishful thinking. But let's look at some things that are coming to light about this incident now that ABC got their mileage out of it.

According to some industrious bloggers with a poorly designed site, the officer who responded to the auto accident that is the subject of this story is named Patrick Rehder who lives in Lake Mary, Florida. Here's a supposed copy of that incident report (and I say "supposed" only because I have not personally verified it myself): "
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-xRcmHx1ujM0/Ue-1fZG...

" MOST of Rehder's facebook posts have been about the trial... So how is it that a member of the same Sheriff's Office which is tasked with guarding Zimmerman, just happens to be same officer who responded to a car accident that Zimmerman just suddenly showed up at to become a hero? And what are the odds that the same Sheriff's Officer would have 128 friends who are ALSO Zimmerman supporters as well as staunch 2nd Amendment Rights advocates?"

http://floridasqueezed.blogspot.com/2013/07/a...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#953472 Jul 25, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Men have two heads and, aside from the dictum(?) that two heads are better than one, having two heads can simply cause confusion for both the man and the objects of his affection.
Is a Dick-Head an Anthony Weiner in the colloquial or is it a biological appendage in the clinical?
Can men think with both heads or is that something called mutual exclusivity? A man simply can't think when attempting to use both heads at the same time.
Now...what happens when a man has two Dick-Heads like in Anthony Weiner's case? This can happen to a man when and if his Dick goes to his Head.
Right about now, I think we all know which head sits atop Tony's shoulders.
You obviously have a LOT of experience in this area, son!
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#953473 Jul 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Too bad you didn't.
Rightwing humor: human suffering. You people are sick in the head.
You leftwing loons have no sense of humor. Just a sense of how you can make things worse for people.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#953474 Jul 25, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Someone else said a lot of New Yorkers might just decide to vote for the "cartoon" anyway. They might be right.
The NYC mayor race is a major opportunity for Libertarians.

Demos/Tenzing should run.

If a Libertarian can't win against this zoo parade, they can't win anything.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Level 5

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#953475 Jul 25, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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"[T]hey called today and said they were more worried about blow back from saying anything that would be favorable to George," said O'Mara.
http://www.theroot.com/buzz/family-saved-geor...
but George is a great American hero! why should anyone be worried about saying anything favorable about him?
good press from FOX doesn't offset bad press from EVERYONE else.
IMHO, just as Crazy Eyes Bachmann's mother who told her that her daughter became retarded after receiving the HPV vaccine was never was identified, and just as Steve King's border guards who told him about the "cantaloupe calves" non-valedictorian Mexican mules will never materialize, the Zimmer Man (becomes a hero in a single bond hearing) rescuees just don't exist. Obviously, anyone can fool all of the right-whiners all of the time..."it's the culture."
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#953477 Jul 25, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Zimmerman was in several different places according to the map before confronting Martin which would have given Martin plenty of time to walk the short distance to where he was staying.
Even if Zimmerman overreacted to Martin's presence, the home where Martin was staying was an easy walk to stay ahead of Zimmerman based on the recorded time lapse.
Arguing where Zimmerman was at any given time or if he should have even been there doesn't change what happened after he and Martin eventually became face-to-face.
Any confusion about Martin's identity and any anger on Martin's part could have been resolved with words at the time of the confrontation.
You want to assume Martin was forced to resort to violence.
I'd like to know how you arrive at that conclusion.
Yesterday's news. Nobody cares.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#953478 Jul 25, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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"your party"
I am an independent. Soemtimes I see a lesser of two evils. Too often I see outright treason.
You seem to exhibit the usual characteristic of a Democrat, assuming that if someone isn't a Democrat they can only be a Republican.
This is just one of the many traits you exhibit that expose you as being just another indoctrinated Democrat.
I lean more toward Libertarian than anything else. However, there are things the Libertarian Party promotes that I ardently disagree with. Besides, Libertarianism is best suited for state governments which comprise the federal republic. To have a Libertarian federal government is a contradiction in terms.
Howevere, I think a Libertarian government would not be treasonous, like the Democratic Party government obviously is.
Let's see... the conservatives like to outsource if it's good for business. And they claim somehow this creates jobs in America.

And you think democrats are treasonous?

wow.

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