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Since: Aug 11

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#958560 Aug 2, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Translation please
In this article, you'll explore capitalism: its roots, principles and effects, benefits and shortcomings. We'll find out how capitalism compares to the alternative method of doing business. Incidentally, the United States doesn't actually practice capitalism. No one does these days.

In pure capitalism, things like child labor laws, Social Security, anti-discriminatory hiring practices and a minimum wage have no place. Capitalism rejects all government intervention in economic matters.

http://money.howstuffworks.com/capitalism.htm
LCN Llin

United States

#958561 Aug 2, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Translation please
no translation ... they have run out of ideas and chat with each other at 2 AM Eastern. Sharing ignorance on schools.

Book trader next week then lunch at a good restaurant.
LCN Lloon

Meriden, CT

#958562 Aug 2, 2013
Why are we closing down embassies after 5 years of Obama?

Obama was supposed to fix our standing in the world with his apology tour.

Where'd all that Hope & Change go to?

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#958563 Aug 2, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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You should demand a refund. You aren't able to compose a simple sentence. You do not use punctuation at all.
That is you.
LCN Llin

United States

#958564 Aug 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Far too many public schools in the cities are nothing but circuses. Teachers are like animal trainers who get eaten alive or cower under their desks paralyzed by the system and administrators who are the circus masters.
I kid you not.
You could not control and teach your 5th graders and still got paid?
Fired or retired?

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#958565 Aug 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Hope Snowden doesn't find himself in the same situation as three other Americans who thought they could trust Russia.
One is in prison, another is in Siberia and not sure what happened to the other one.
Putin was in the top hierarchy of the KGB. Don't think a leopard can change its spots.
Snowden right now really doesnt have any other choices.
tell_it_like_it_ IS

Oklahoma City, OK

#958566 Aug 2, 2013
Cold weather increases murder rates...

Comparing Houston and Chicago...

http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2013/04/...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#958568 Aug 2, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Because capitalism created the mortgage debacle son.
I'm still waiting for you to show me where CRA was removed and banks are not longer 'required' to make your so called bad loans.
For some reason, you can't answer when this happened
I wonder why?
Capitalism UNCHECKED was responsible for the mortgage crisis.

Congress was responsible for overseeing Fannie and Freddie once the bad mortgage loans became a grave concern as far back as 2004 when a Republican Congressional hearing tried to rein it in.

But far too many Democrats were on their payroll to want to change anything.

Republicans can take some of the blame for loosening government oversight and regulations but Democrats take the prize.

And that's just the facts...son.
LCN Lloon

Meriden, CT

#958569 Aug 2, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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Great news
you are paying for the right wing trolls food stamps
No, but he is wanting yours so he can buy more drugs. Too bad for him, you already did.
PDUPONT

Easthampton, MA

#958570 Aug 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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1.7% is piss poor progress,'scuse my French.
It was worse the past two months.
We should have at least a 3% growth rate to even break even with the number of jobless.
Let's wait and see if it drops back down to 0.1% again before breaking out the champagne. Tay?
So let's put the blame where it belongs Carol, the obstructionist do nothing Republicans that control the House. They took 40 useless not going anywhere votes to repeal Obamacare costing taxpayers $1.5 million a pop for a total of 60 million wasted taxpayer dollars. How many cops could we put on the street, how many firefighters could be hired and how many teachers could be kept in classrooms with that money? How many workers would be hired if that money was invested infrastructure projects?
LCN Llin

United States

#958571 Aug 2, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>So let's put the blame where it belongs Carol, the obstructionist do nothing Republicans that control the House. They took 40 useless not going anywhere votes to repeal Obamacare costing taxpayers $1.5 million a pop for a total of 60 million wasted taxpayer dollars. How many cops could we put on the street, how many firefighters could be hired and how many teachers could be kept in classrooms with that money? How many workers would be hired if that money was invested infrastructure projects?
QUOTE - LL- "Capitalism UNCHECKED was responsible for the mortgage crisis."
She has become a Marxist.

Quotes from Mao may follow.
LOL
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#958572 Aug 2, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Capitalism has nothing to do with it which Capitalism rejects Pseudo Liberalism and favors a plutocracy.
That's the same thing Lois says about CRA.....

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#958573 Aug 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Capitalism UNCHECKED was responsible for the mortgage crisis.
Congress was responsible for overseeing Fannie and Freddie once the bad mortgage loans became a grave concern as far back as 2004 when a Republican Congressional hearing tried to rein it in.
But far too many Democrats were on their payroll to want to change anything.
Republicans can take some of the blame for loosening government oversight and regulations but Democrats take the prize.
And that's just the facts...son.
you just proved Socialism when you said "Congress was responsible for overseeing Fannie and Freddie once the bad mortgage loans became a grave concern as far back as 2004 when a Republican Congressional hearing tried to rein it in.
But far too many Democrats were on their payroll to want to change anything."
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#958574 Aug 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Capitalism UNCHECKED was responsible for the mortgage crisis.
Congress was responsible for overseeing Fannie and Freddie once the bad mortgage loans became a grave concern as far back as 2004 when a Republican Congressional hearing tried to rein it in.
But far too many Democrats were on their payroll to want to change anything.
Republicans can take some of the blame for loosening government oversight and regulations but Democrats take the prize.
And that's just the facts...son.
Ok....

Fine......

Let's take your NEW premise.....

So tell me, how was capitalism, or in this case, CRA 'CHECKED' as it were.....

And keep in mind son, Charlie Black, who was on McCain's staff was a PAID consultant for Fannie.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#958575 Aug 2, 2013
LCN Lloon wrote:
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No, but he is wanting yours so he can buy more drugs. Too bad for him, you already did.
A growing rift within republican party is widening into a chasm! From the depths will their come rebirth or desolation?
Chasm widens. Will this give birth to the Progressive Grand Old Party?
Senator Ted Cruz {R Tea Party} from Texas has launched his desires for the 2016 presidenticy as has Marco Rubio {R Tea Party} of Florida.
Cruz has revealed as he says “ A dirty little secret, republicans {traditionalist} would like very much to cast a symbolic vote against raising the debt ceiling and nonetheless to allow our democrat friends on the left side of the aisle to raise the debt ceiling.”
Mike Lee {R Tea Party} and Ted Cruz prefer the hostage/ransom method to block any progress of the Congress. John McCain {R Traditional} disagrees as this will inflame the scenario of an up and down vote by the democrats. Who will then expand that to all Key issues.
Democrats begin to set the stage. Complaining of how the republicans are blocking or delaying confirmation of top White House nominees. Including Federal Judges. Accusing a small group are abusing their powers to block actions for our Congress to proceed with the governing of our Nation.
The Chasm Widens…

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#958576 Aug 2, 2013
TSM wrote:
Obama offers full time employment ‘ Welfare’ Today 953,000 Jobs Created In 2013; 731,000 Are Part-Time this explains why a record Number 21 Million Young Adults Living With Parents and would also explains why 10 million Americans on disability!!
And we thought that Tea Party Republicans could not get any crazier. They have expanded the war on women to include the American worker. "More than three-quarters of the Senate Republican caucus signed onto legislation introduced Wednesday by Sens. Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Rand Paul (R-KY) that could render it virtually impossible for Congress to enact any legislation intended to improve working conditions or otherwise regulate the workplace. Had their bill been in effect during the Twentieth Century, for example, there would likely be no nationwide minimum wage, no national ban on workplace discrimination, no national labor law and no overtime in most industries."
http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/08/02/2...
Anthony W

New York, NY

#958577 Aug 2, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text> it was the Clinton administration, obsessed with multiculturalism, that dictated where mortgage lenders could lend, and originally helped create the market for the high-risk subprime loans now infecting like a retrovirus the balance sheets of many of Wall Street's most revered institutions.
Tough new regulations forced lenders into high-risk areas where they had no choice but to lower lending standards to make the loans that sound business practices had previously guarded against making. It was either that or face stiff government penalties.
The untold story in this whole national crisis is that President Clinton put on steroids the Community Redevelopment Act, a well-intended Carter-era law designed to encourage minority homeownership. And in so doing, he helped create the market for the risky subprime loans that he and Democrats now decry as not only greedy but "predatory."
Liberals can't take responsibility for anything. Home ownership is the lowest in 50 years. Why is that? banks don't have to lend to losers anymore like they did when Clinton was in office.
The Obama administration CARES and that is why it is still pushing loans to unqualified buyers. We Democrats LOVE to redistribute wealth.

from The Washington Post on April 13, 2013

Obama administration pushes banks to make home loans to people with weaker credit

The Obama administration is engaged in a broad push to make more home loans available to people with weaker credit, an effort that officials say will help power the economic recovery but that skeptics say could open the door to the risky lending that caused the housing crash in the first place.

President Obama’s economic advisers and outside experts say the nation’s much-celebrated housing rebound is leaving too many people behind, including young people looking to buy their first homes and individuals with credit records weakened by the recession.

In response, administration officials say they are working to get banks to lend to a wider range of borrowers by taking advantage of taxpayer-backed programs — including those offered by the Federal Housing Administration — that insure home loans against default.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#958578 Aug 2, 2013
tell_it_like_it_IS wrote:
Cold weather increases murder rates...
Comparing Houston and Chicago...
http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2013/04/...
Bipartisan is in demand. On July 16th 2013 Tea favorite Senator McConnell of Kentucky, senate minority leaders was admonished by the core conservative republican party. McConnell’s offer to Obama of having only 7 of his nominations, will be allowed an up and down vote.
Senator Harry Reid frustrated with these obstreperous hindering tactics, which have only achieved to having the least productive senate in history. Harry put forth the measure that they would hold the republicans accountable to the abuses to the filibuster rules as set in 2005. Citing the “Extraordinary Circumstances” passage. This will be the bulwark of his accusations to remove all filibuster rights from the republicans.
Senators John McCain, Arizona {R} Senator Lindsey Graham, South Carolina {R} and Senator Ayotte New Hampshire formed an alliance to organize action against such extremist agenda’s of Senators McConnell, their senate minority Tea republican leader.
They delivered a proposal, bypassing Senator McConnell’s naive attempts at leadership, to Senator Harry Reid that assured all of the Obama nominees will be confirmed except for two. Senator Harry Reid easily changed those two and all was acceptable by both parties. Passing with a 66 yays to 34 nays.
Senator Harry Reid now declines to pursue the actions that would have held the republicans accountable to corruptive exploitation of the filibuster rule of 2005.
Senator Lindsey Graham was quoted as saying,“ That’s no reason to deny someone their appointment. We were Wrong!” He was referring to the unreasonable holding up of the nomination of Mr. Corday to the Consumer Protective Agency that was constructed by Senator Elizabeth Warren, back in 2010, under the Obama’s administration. An agency that is to hold the executives’ of Wall Street and Bankers accountable for their investments after the 2008 debacle.
Traditionalist Conservative are now distancing themselves from their insidious extremist elements within their party. This is but one example of this ever increasing republican rift , chasm that is now fracturing through out the nation.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#958579 Aug 2, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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You could not control and teach your 5th graders and still got paid?
Fired or retired?
After being a substitute teacher for one year in Illinois, I taught in local schools in smaller towns in Central Florida after moving back to my hometown.

I've mentioned once before that I was one of only two teachers in my school asked to be a "supervising teacher" for a student intern from a nearby college. I learned very quickly the colleges in Florida are part of the problem. But don't get me started on that subject. Also, I was what was then called a "peer teacher".

Liberal politics - even in my relatively small school districts - drove me out of the teaching profession.

And a lot more just like me were itching to get out - the good teachers, I might add.

I loved the "art of teaching" but I've never looked back. Not once. Even two decades ago, liberalism and political correctness in the smaller school districts where I taught was in full swing. I've long since kicked that dust off my sandals and moved on.

But the public schools in the cities are like circuses every single day. I know this first-hand. Even tried to do something about the one I knew about just because it was so bad.

Have you ever taught in a public school?
LCN Llin

United States

#958580 Aug 2, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>That's the same thing Lois says about CRA.....
Can we deal with Carol as a Marxist?
LOL

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