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Scott

Clarkesville, GA

#7131 Apr 17, 2013
domino wrote:
"I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." ****** Thomas Jefferson
Great quote. Jefferson had a way of saying a lot in just one sentence. Compare that to the long, drawn out dissertations of the liberals who post on here. Trying to impress each other, I guess.

B.T.W., I like your pizza.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

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#7132 Apr 17, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
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Hey, we should get together and compare the checks I wrote to the government to support you,
with the checks the government sent you.
You might be getting cheated.
I might be supporting lots of other hypocritical Right Wing parasites in addition to paying for you.
On Right Wing Planet that would mean your being cheated.
Don't forget to confirm my tax dollars are insuring your "investments" at the bank and with that creditor protected annuity you bought from your brother in law.
No need to thank me.
We True Americans look out for one another
lol I'm not getting checks from the government, but you've said that YOU ARE!!!! So....perhaps you should THANK ME.( This is toooo funny.)

TRUE AMERICANS give a HAND UP. Liberal socialist commies just make others, including themselves, DEPENDENT. Major diff. I know YOU don't GET the difference. You prove it every day.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

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#7133 Apr 17, 2013
ChicknButt wrote:
An ad hominem (Latin for "to the man" or "to the person"[1]), short for argumentum ad hominem, is an argument made personally against an opponent instead of against their argument.[2] Ad hominem reasoning is normally described as an informal fallacy,[3][4][5] more precisely an irrelevance.[6]
When you've completely run out intellectual ammunition the last refuge of defense is to resort to ad hominem attacks on your opposition. You don't have any logical or defensible positions left so just call them "doo-doo heads" as opposed to saying anything useful at all.
While the formal definition can be seen above, some great examples are given below:
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You are a socialist. I'm not going to change your mind about anything. We have been arguing AND supplying links and facts on these very same subjects for almost five years now. Have you changed your mind? NO. Have the conservatives changed theirs? NO You liberals are the VERY DEFINITION of INSANITY. You post the same things over and over and expect different results. Don't you get tired of going around in circles? No? Well, I do. It is a complete waste of time. That is why I have suggested that we just wait and see how everything shakes out. Just because I have a BRAIN and I KNOW you and your ilk are hopeless doesn't mean that I have nothing and have resorted to attacking the person. I am INTELLIGENT enough to know it's a waste of energy. YOU have proved what you are about. A couple of days ago, YOU ACCUSED ME of something that I'm not guilty of. YOU ATTACKED ME and you aren't decent enough to apologize. HOW SMALL OF YOU. So, read the definition that you just posted and apply that to YOU. You ARE that definition.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

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#7134 Apr 17, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
'Ol DAWG DOES GOOD :
More damn liberal socialist commie losers asking the guvment to penalize an entrepreneur, regulate business, and even make us pay to throw people in jail - just cause they made stupid decisions as "investors".
Why 'Ol "Bored"' would tell you - we don't need no FDIC, SEC, FINRA, OTS, FBI, DOJ, or any of them other namby pamby do gooders protecting investors from that there fraud and cruption.
Why if'n your bank goes belly up, your annuity company goes bankrupt, or your financial advisor turns out to have turned all your money into his money- well - too damn bad - your stupid and now you're homeless - enjoy the fresh air. You played the game and lost - stop that leeeeeberal socialist commie whinin. That's called Capitalism baby.
No real 'Merican would ever benefit from guvment bailouts or insuraaance for his bank, or 'vestment company, or annuity company- or want any of them folks regulated by the guvment to try to keep 'em honest - why - that'd make 'em leeeeeeberal socialist commies.
Let's be real 'Mericans, not leeeeeberal socialist commies, and let's set 'Ol Jimmy D. free with a Major Award for winning at the game !
Ex-UGA Coach Charged In Ponzi Scheme
AP, Posted: 4/16/13 10:42 PM
ATLANTA -- Former University of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan and a business partner face charges that they operated a Ponzi scheme, according to federal indictment unsealed Tuesday.
The grand jury last week returned the 85-count indictment against Donnan and Gregory L. Crabtree of Proctorville, Ohio. The charges include conspiracy, mail fraud and wire fraud, among others.
The indictment says the pair ran the scheme through GLC Limited, Inc., a West Virginia-based company that dealt in closeout merchandise.
Investors generally weren't given much information about the deals but threw their money in because they trusted Donnan.
Donnan and Crabtree routinely lied to investors about the nature of the business, the indictment says.
GLC had little income other than the investments, so money from new investors was continually needed to pay expenses, to pay Crabtree and Donnan and "to perpetuate the scheme by paying what was falsely represented to investors as being a return on their investment from sales," the indictment says.
Between September 2007 and October 2010, the pair raised more than $81 million from 94 investors.
The indictment identifies investors only by their initials. But the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last year filed a complaint against Donnan and others, saying the ex-coach used his influence to get high-profile college coaches and former players to invest $80 million into a Ponzi scheme. That case is still pending in federal court in Atlanta.
The individual losses ranged from a few thousand dollars to about $4 million, an SEC official said last year.
Donnan was head football coach at Marshall University from 1990 through 1995 and at the University of Georgia from 1996 through 2000 and later became an ESPN analyst.
Among the coaches Donnan helped attract were Texas State football coach Dennis Franchione; Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer; ex-Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer and University of Cincinnati football coach Tommy Tuberville.
In February 2011, the restructuring officer had GLC file a voluntary bankruptcy petition.
Donnan and his wife also filed for bankruptcy, and creditors claimed the Donnans owed them more than $40 million. A federal judge in Georgia approved a settlement in the case last July.
Snoozefest. It must be Wednesday. Another boring post from the admitted liberal socialist commie.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

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#7135 Apr 17, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
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I gotta admit - it's kinda fun when the Ol Boy does his personal attacks - nothing proves the truth of an assertion or fact more than a personal attack in response. I just wish he could be a little more creative and entertaining way of doing it.
I did not do all I could to push back against Reagan/Bush/Cheney and the NeoCons bankrupting America and killing thousands of Marines to make profits and get Bush re-elected - I enjoy the personal attacks when I speak up against lunacy - it means I am having an effect on any rational reader.
More importantly:
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men should do nothing.” Attributed to Edmund Burke.
It really is tough on the Right Wingers who post here.
All the facts and rationality is against their positions. At some level, have to understand that the multi-billionaires really have nothing but contempt for the working American, but they are so insecure that modifying their positions to incorporate reality threatens the hell out of them.
The Right Wingers have benefitted tremendously for the social programs they profess to despise and, unless you're brain dead, you understand that the more affluent you are, the more you benefit from the society that allows you to obtain and maintain your wealth. That's why bribes .... er .... campaign contributions are so happily made.
Additionally, each day readers get to experience the psychological theory of "Cognitive Dissonance" is played out here.
An example:
President Bush is personal friends and business partners with the bin Laden family; allows a disastrous attack on the United States in 2001 that killed 3,000 Americans; an attack planned and paid for by a member of that bin Laden family; an attack we still have not completely recovered from; then got us into the Iraq war, that had nothing to do with 09-11; wars we still have not paid for nor entirely extricated ourselves from; and he’s golden?
But four people get killed because Republicans in Congress cut funding for embassy security and Obama should be impeached?
Cognitive Dissonance -
It's interesting and entertaining. O
Here's the French Toast.
Yaaaawn. Man! you must be exhaused from typing. SURELY, chickenbutt has something better to do than read your looooooong, boooooring dissertations. You want a rebuttal? Just google the same subjects you are googling except subsititute the word Democrat. Please grow a brain. Please.
Bored

United States

#7136 Apr 17, 2013
Liberal moronic socialists are running amuck in this thread with their long winded post who think folks read their crap.
A bounty I's hereby put on their head.
Torture by spending a year in the service of George Bush doing penance.
Bored

United States

#7137 Apr 17, 2013
Long winded Boring posts.
Scott

Clarkesville, GA

#7138 Apr 17, 2013
Synergy wrote:
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Yaaaawn. Man! you must be exhaused from typing. SURELY, chickenbutt has something better to do than read your looooooong, boooooring dissertations. You want a rebuttal? Just google the same subjects you are googling except subsititute the word Democrat. Please grow a brain. Please.
"Please grow a brain"?

You cannot ask the impossible of people and expect positive results. You see, Synergy, the Liberals follow their Dear Leaders, Obama, Reid, Pelosi and others of like minds. Those are the ones who supply the brains. The other Liberals merely follow along blindly and without thought. It is much easier to parrot the words of others over and over until they convince each other.

I am certainly not trying to correct you, just trying to assist where I can. I enjoy your posts.

Since: Jan 10

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#7139 Apr 17, 2013
Synergy wrote:
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You are a socialist. I'm not going to change your mind about anything. We have been arguing AND supplying links and facts on these very same subjects for almost five years now. Have you changed your mind? NO. Have the conservatives changed theirs? NO You liberals are the VERY DEFINITION of INSANITY. You post the same things over and over and expect different results. Don't you get tired of going around in circles? No? Well, I do. It is a complete waste of time. That is why I have suggested that we just wait and see how everything shakes out. Just because I have a BRAIN and I KNOW you and your ilk are hopeless doesn't mean that I have nothing and have resorted to attacking the person. I am INTELLIGENT enough to know it's a waste of energy. YOU have proved what you are about. A couple of days ago, YOU ACCUSED ME of something that I'm not guilty of. YOU ATTACKED ME and you aren't decent enough to apologize. HOW SMALL OF YOU. So, read the definition that you just posted and apply that to YOU. You ARE that definition.
"We have been arguing AND supplying links and facts on these very same subjects for almost five years now."

I wonder how many different names/personalities (all clueless and uneducated) the person you're discussing has used over this time period...Got his/her a$$ handed to him each time, though...
Oh my

Blairsville, GA

#7140 Apr 17, 2013
Bored wrote:
Liberal moronic socialists are running amuck in this thread with their long winded post who think folks read their crap.
A bounty I's hereby put on their head.
Torture by spending a year in the service of George Bush doing penance.
In America
you are FREE
to take your business elsewhere.
Free Speech and Free Assembly,
I know you love it.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#7141 Apr 17, 2013
Scott wrote:
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"Please grow a brain"?
You cannot ask the impossible of people and expect positive results. You see, Synergy, the Liberals follow their Dear Leaders, Obama, Reid, Pelosi and others of like minds. Those are the ones who supply the brains. The other Liberals merely follow along blindly and without thought. It is much easier to parrot the words of others over and over until they convince each other.
I am certainly not trying to correct you, just trying to assist where I can. I enjoy your posts.
Thank you, Scott. You are correct, of course. I guess I just don't know when to give up. The truth of the matter is, if the liberal socialist commies haven't grown a brain by now, it's not very likely going to happen. The brainwashing the libs have had by this particular administration is truly astounding. I've never seen anything like it.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

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#7142 Apr 17, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
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"We have been arguing AND supplying links and facts on these very same subjects for almost five years now."
I wonder how many different names/personalities (all clueless and uneducated) the person you're discussing has used over this time period...Got his/her a$$ handed to him each time, though...
I am really laughing out loud. You nailed it. If I were a betting woman [And I am.:)], I am guessing just a couple of people are doing the ID switching. A few of the ID's who were constantly posting have suddenly disappeared! My guess is it just got too difficult to keep switching back and forth. It wasn't worth all the effort. It's fun, though. The libs are too easy.
Anonymous

Grayson, GA

#7143 Apr 17, 2013
I signed in, had to add 1 to be able to keep my log in. I certainly don't want to be taken as one to use several names. I don't have multiple personalties, moody, yes ... ... crazy, no. :)
Anonymous

Grayson, GA

#7144 Apr 17, 2013
I guess it'll be a couple of days before I see my name in blue. Oh, well.
Oh my

Blairsville, GA

#7145 Apr 17, 2013
Synergy wrote:
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http://www.topix.com/forum/city/blairsville-g...
I am really laughing out loud. You nailed it. If I were a betting woman [And I am.:)], I am guessing just a couple of people are doing the ID switching. A few of the ID's who were constantly posting have suddenly disappeared! My guess is it just got too difficult to keep switching back and forth. It wasn't worth all the effort. It's fun, though. The libs are too easy.
A couple of real Sherlocks, playing the user name guessing game. Here's a clue, I'm just me posting under the same user name, and I suspect that all the others are just individuals also. A whole slew of folks who see things differently, imagine that.
Oh my

Blairsville, GA

#7146 Apr 17, 2013
Big Corporations Won't Be Sweating the IRS This Year
—By Stephanie Mencimer| Wed Apr. 17, 2013 3:00 AM PDT
http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/04/irs-c...

...According to a new report by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, in the current fiscal year, the IRS plans to devote 18 percent less effort to auditing companies with more than $10 million in assets than it did just two years ago. The agency has seen a $1 billion budget cut in the past year, and all of this comes before the effect of the sequester, which will slash $600 million from its budget this year. The IRS also projects that the amount of time available for specialized agents to conduct these audits will drop 14 percent as well, thanks to staffing cuts.

While the amount of staff time devoted to auditing the average Joe has gone up 62 percent since 2011, it's fallen nearly 30 percent for corporations. The IRS's workforce today is 23 percent smaller than it was in 1992, even though the number of returns filed has gone up 27 percent over the same period, according to TRAC. The acting IRS commissioner testified before Congress on April 9 that the agency is down 10,000 employees compared to what it had during the 2010 tax season....

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

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#7147 Apr 17, 2013
Oh my wrote:
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A couple of real Sherlocks, playing the user name guessing game. Here's a clue, I'm just me posting under the same user name, and I suspect that all the others are just individuals also. A whole slew of folks who see things differently, imagine that.
Speaking of Sherlock, perhaps YOU should pay attention. What makes you think I was referring to YOU, hmmmmm? Switching Id's has happened many times on Topix. A few have even admitted it. That is mainly why some don't register. Apparently, it's easier to switch if you aren't registered.
Sometimes YOU feel like a NUT, huh? rotfl
maybe

Dawsonville, GA

#7148 Apr 17, 2013
domino wrote:
"I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." ****** Thomas Jefferson
I agree, we should stop ALL social security checks today and start paying down the national debt. When its paid of and we have built our army back to the cold war days and if lazy old folks on goverment government sponsored welfare still want a check, maybe!
we are not alone

Dawsonville, GA

#7149 Apr 17, 2013
Oh my wrote:
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In America
you are FREE
to take your business elsewhere.
Free Speech and Free Assembly,
I know you love it.
And you can do the exact same thing in most of the developed world, read it and weep!

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Since: Nov 12

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#7150 Apr 17, 2013
Oh my wrote:
Big Corporations Won't Be Sweating the IRS This Year
—By Stephanie Mencimer| Wed Apr. 17, 2013 3:00 AM PDT
http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/04/irs-c...
...According to a new report by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, in the current fiscal year, the IRS plans to devote 18 percent less effort to auditing companies with more than $10 million in assets than it did just two years ago. The agency has seen a $1 billion budget cut in the past year, and all of this comes before the effect of the sequester, which will slash $600 million from its budget this year. The IRS also projects that the amount of time available for specialized agents to conduct these audits will drop 14 percent as well, thanks to staffing cuts.
While the amount of staff time devoted to auditing the average Joe has gone up 62 percent since 2011, it's fallen nearly 30 percent for corporations. The IRS's workforce today is 23 percent smaller than it was in 1992, even though the number of returns filed has gone up 27 percent over the same period, according to TRAC. The acting IRS commissioner testified before Congress on April 9 that the agency is down 10,000 employees compared to what it had during the 2010 tax season....
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