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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#908309 May 21, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Yes. He got away scott free while victims suffered.
Yeah, dying is a blast. What a fool you are!

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#908310 May 21, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Could you define what you think Classic Liberalism is?
put it this way Classical Liberalism(Part of a series on Capitalism) rejects all government intervention in economical matters and rejects Modern US Pseudo Liberalism as we know as US Liberalism today.

Classical liberalism is a political philosophy and ideology that emerged as a response to the Industrial Revolution and urbanization in the 19th century in Europe and the United States. It shares a number of beliefs with other belief systems belonging to liberalism, advocating civil liberties and political freedom, limited government, rule of law, and belief in free market. Classical liberalism is built on ideas that had already arisen by the end of the 18th century, such as selected ideas of Adam Smith, John Locke, Jean-Baptiste Say, Thomas Malthus, and David Ricardo, stressing the belief in free market and natural law, utilitarianism, and progress. Classical liberals were more suspicious than conservatives of all but the most minimal government and, adopting Thomas Hobbes's theory of government, they believed government had been created by individuals to protect themselves from one another.

Classical liberalism

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_libera...

Classical Liberalism vs. Modern Liberalism and Modern Conservatism

Classical Liberalism as an Ideology

Classical liberalism was the political philosophy of the Founding Fathers. It permeates the Constitution, the Federalist Papers and many other documents produced by the people who created the American system of government. Many emancipationists who opposed slavery were essentially classical liberals, as were the suffragettes, who fought for equal rights for women.

Basically, classical liberalism is based on a belief in liberty. Even today, one of the clearest statements of this philosophy is found in the Declaration of Independence. In 1776, most people believed that rights came from government. People thought they had only such rights as government elected to give them. But following British philosopher John Locke, Jefferson argued that its the other way around. People have rights apart from government, as part of their nature. Further, people can both form governments and dissolve them. The only legitimate purpose of government is to protect these rights.

The 19th century was the century of classical liberalism. Partly for that reason it was also the century of ever-increasing economic and political liberty, relative international peace, relative price stability and unprecedented economic growth. By contrast, the 20th century was the century that rejected classical liberalism. Partly for that reason, it was the century of dictatorship, depression and war. Nearly 265 million people were killed by their own governments (in addition to all the deaths from wars!) in the 20th century more than in any previous century and possibly more than in all previous centuries combined

http://www.ncpa.org/pub/classical-liberalism-...

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#908311 May 21, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
This is not illegal although Obama is trying to make it so. This grab for oversea funds would result in companies moving headquarters overseas.
This list is old from 2009 so there may be more BIG companies who have left.
http://www.comparebusinessproducts.com/fyi/10...
It is against the law to not pay your taxes. I'm sure that other countries besides our own United States would agree too.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#908312 May 21, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>YOU Neo-Nazis opposed the invasion of Iraq. YOU Neo-Nazi liberals support any Arab country because they all oppose Israel and support exterminating the Jews you idiot democrat...
Yep. After it was determined bushie lied about his reason for invading, I was against it son.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#908313 May 21, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
I am going to do what everyone else does here and ignore you.
Damn, you finally said something funny--of course, your hydra-headed sock drawer intellect does not allow you to know what it was. LMAO@U. Poseur
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#908314 May 21, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Rightwing spin.
The US corporate tax rate is the highest in the world, and that is the source of the problem.

Apple pays taxes on profits in the countries in which the profits are earned, just like any other multinational company.

(In the spirit of full disclosure, Galt is not an Apple stockholder, nor a particular fan of the company.)

But Apple looks good compared to a buffoon like Carl Levin.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#908315 May 21, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, dying is a blast. What a fool you are!
Well let's see... Lay not only brought down Enron, but Arthur Anderson as well.

Seems the only fools were the ones left behind, son,
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#908316 May 21, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Cons should be very familiar and accustomed with those tactics.
I guess you prefer that Louis Farrahkan tells his followers at the Nation of Islam that Obama is "The Messiah??"

"The Jews don't like Farrakhan, so they call me Hitler. Well, that's a good name. Hitler was a very great man." Democratic elite Louis Farrakhan - Nation of Islam

Yeah your obsession with Liberalism and Hitler is amusing Gilligan.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#908317 May 21, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Facts as we know them.
I agree with the post- the Congress writes the Tax codes.

This trying to intimidate a company who follows the tax code appears unbecoming.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#908318 May 21, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, dying is a blast. What a fool you are!
I bet you're upset Bernie Madoff isn't free?

And you do know his son killed himself after the debacle, right?

And still no remorse.

amazing.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#908319 May 21, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Facts as we know them.
True as far as you go, but it is more than that, Apple paid no taxes at all to Any government!

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#908320 May 21, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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I haven't been a Republican since 1992, skanque.
Now...
You didn't respond to the post. Here it is again for your convenient reference:
The Marine's sole function is to protect the president. Obviously, to any person connected to the real world, this sole function was severely impeded.
Perhaps Obama thinks he doesn't need Marines to protect him. I've got a simple solution. Don't deploy Marines to the White House.
This is nothing more than more evidence that Obama is an elitist with a medieval mentality that categorizes everyone outside of his ruling elite circle as peasants bound to the land.
Since Obama thinks money grows on trees, take some of that free money and hire some butlers.
This is the part I liked:

"This is nothing more than more evidence that Obama is an elitist with a medieval mentality that categorizes everyone outside of his ruling elite circle as peasants bound to the land."

It kinda feels like that anyway if you're one of his enemies.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#908321 May 21, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Not my bill, but Galt would limit immigration to educated people, literate in English, with committed employment in the US.
That's not what you claimed should be done first son.

Now you're changing the rules.

Since: May 13

Westerville, OH

#908323 May 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
Just in case you right whiners missed this earlier:

President Obama - best economically?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/adamhartung/2013/...
And you Liberal fall for it!!!

Presidents universally take credit when the economy does well (such as Reagan,) and choose to blame other factors when the economy does poorly (such as Obama).

Any improvement in the economy is IN SPITE of Obama. Here is the evidence:

1. Most new jobs were created in TEXAS.

2. Oil fracking has been successful IN SPITE OF environmentalist wackos.

3. Many of Obama's socialist agenda had been successfully STOP by Conservatives in the House.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#908324 May 21, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Take it easy raider. DC got ribbed by CA when they had their quake. Compared to CA all other quakes are minor.
New Madrid, MO and Charleston, SC are likely sites for major earthquakes.

Since: May 13

Westerville, OH

#908325 May 21, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>She said that Chavez confiscated business in the name of charity.
And today Venezuela has NO toilet paper!!!!

The result of socialist compassion!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#908326 May 21, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree with the post- the Congress writes the Tax codes.
This trying to intimidate a company who follows the tax code appears unbecoming.
Why should they feel intimidated if they followed the law son?

Are you sure you know what's going on?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#908327 May 21, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>I guess you prefer that Louis Farrahkan tells his followers at the Nation of Islam that Obama is "The Messiah??"
"The Jews don't like Farrakhan, so they call me Hitler. Well, that's a good name. Hitler was a very great man." Democratic elite Louis Farrakhan - Nation of Islam
Yeah your obsession with Liberalism and Hitler is amusing Gilligan.
lol! Are you against free speech now son?

Or are you only against it when it's something you don't like? Or perhaps only for it when it's something you do like?

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#908328 May 21, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>put it this way Classical Liberalism(Part of a series on Capitalism) rejects all government intervention in economical matters and rejects Modern US Pseudo Liberalism as we know as US Liberalism today.
Your first sentence reveals that you don't know classical liberalism thought and your attempt to divorce modern revisionist libertarianism from the classical liberal tradition shows your real motives are ideological and not honest.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#908329 May 21, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Ok for the very, very slow morons in the class:
Congress has complete control of the money the government spends. The sole function of the president is to make a suggestion, which is the budget proposal required by law that Obama has ignored every goddam time.
The Democrats took control of all the purse strings of government in January, 2007, with a declining deficit of 0.16 (that's zero point one six) trillion and a total debt of 8.5 trillion (having increased by 3.5 trillion dollars since the Arabs declared war on the United
States on September 11, 2001).
Since, the Democrats have increased the deficit a thousand percent, and doubled the debt.
They only care about the deficit PRE Obama and a four-year Democrat-controlled Congress increasing it beyond recognition.

They still think that's the republicans' fault too for some reason.

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