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Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1021792 Nov 11, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>It's obvious the ONE witness never saw a thing.
I've always wondered how Officer Tippet knew exactly where to find Oswald in a remote neighborhood, among many other things that are just too weird to believe.

My wife noticed the sudden explosion of television shows promoting a conspiracy and pointed them out to me. I thought she was talking about some of the older shows that are re-run from time to time. What I saw was a horde of new shows that had begun to be aired in concert on several unrelated cable channels. I watched one of them out of curiosity. As do all of the previous shows, they ignored some things that stand out to me. The first is the two second difference in the Zapruder film between Kennedy reacting to being shot the first time and the lapel of Connely's coat being lifted by the exit of the bullet and his cheeks exploding with air being forced from his lungs by the impact of a bullet. Obviously, the Zapruder film shows two different shots there. Another is, there is no way the bullet shown directly impacted and smashed a rib and a lower arm bone to the point of both the rib and arm bone disintegrated. In fact, that bullet looks identical to any bullet that would be fired into a test chamber filled with water. And, that bullet was found on a gurney in the hallway that had never been used by Connely.
I also look at it from the perspective of a shooter. I've always thought the grassy knoll was a ludicrous location. If I were the shooter, and I had to hit a moving target within the diameter of a human head, where would I want to take that shot from? The position for the highest probability of success would be from directly behind the moving target with as low of an angle as possible. It would not be from a building not even on the street the target was travelling along. There existed a building directly behind and along a straight line in the direction of travel of the target at the time of the shooting which has always been ignored by every analysis. If a conspiracy existed, it is proved the conspirators could place a shooter in a building. Then, why not place the shooter in the building that gives the best possible chances for a hit? After all, the penalty for missing this shot is very, very severe. I doubt they would choose a position that is the most likely to fail over the position that would most likely succeed. Since, that building has been taken down and no longer exists.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1021793 Nov 11, 2013
Donors plot against GOP rebel

Business leaders are plotting to take down Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) as part of a broader effort to punish lawmakers over the government shutdown.

In a letter obtained by The Hill, prominent Michigan donors request financial backing for Amash’s primary challenger, Brian Ellis. Seven individuals, including prominent Michigan businessmen Mark Bissell, J.C. Huizenga and Mike Jandernoa, signed the fundraising plea.

They argue that Amash “and others have effectively nullified the Republican majority in the U.S. House.”

“[Amash] and a small group of like-minded legislators rejected Speaker Boehner’s plea to pass legislation requiring Congress and the president be subject to ObamaCare, and put on hold the special new tax on medical equipment. This irresponsible action hurt over 50 great West Michigan businesses and was part of the chaos that led the nation to the edge of default,” the letter says.

The letter was printed on Ellis’s campaign stationery.

“These are folks I’ve known for a long time, and they’re excited about my candidacy,” Ellis told The Hill.

Ellis said his supporters have expressed frustration with the conservative wing of the GOP and the shutdown strategy.

“To a large degree, they’re not happy with the faction that my opponent represents,” he said.

“I'm hearing it from everybody.[The shutdown was] no way to run a country. It's no way to govern.”

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-prima...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1021794 Nov 11, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Wind turbine blades kill over 600,000 bats @ year__where is the outrage?
BTW house cats kill over 50 million birds per year.
Mine do a job on the lizards!

Cats are murderers!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021796 Nov 11, 2013
"Researchers are puzzled. They can't tell if the lull is temporary or the onset of a decades-long decline, which might ease global warming a bit by altering the sun's brightness or the wavelengths of its light."

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1000142...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021797 Nov 11, 2013
NOGALES, Ariz.— Many communities across the U.S. have problems getting reimbursed for sending ambulances to pick up patients, but for one community along the U.S.-Mexico border, the delinquent party is the federal government, which the city of Nogales says owes it hundreds of thousands of dollars for picking up immigrants.

The Arizona city billed the federal government for hundreds of ambulance sorties dispatched to calls from federal agents when they find someone injured, but the government has paid less than 20 cents on the dollar — leaving Nogales to bear the burden of more than $250,000 in the past fiscal year alone.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021798 Nov 11, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
The USS Gerald R Ford.
I can think of so many better names for an aircraft carrier in the United States Navy. I cannot imagine what motivated naming a carrier after the first unelected president of the United States who's tenure was most noted by the unilateral world-wide retreat of the United States during the Cold War, which continued until Ronald Reagan became president.
A ship in the US Navy has a name assigned very early in its program. I can guarantee the original name for that aircraft carrier wasn't the Gerald R Ford.
Now, just why would this administration change the name to that of what every Democrat called the most inept president in US history?
Hillary Clinton commissioned it. Can you imagine Hillary commissioning the USS Ronald Reagan? Just because of the name, she'd never do it. That's how much she actually respects the Armed Forces... if her complicity in the murder of a US ambassador and 3 other Americans in Benghazi wasn't enough to convince you of that.
President Ford served as an officer in the US Navy in the Pacific on the aircraft carrier USS Monterey.

Ford was a far better President than the current pretender.

get a life...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1021799 Nov 11, 2013
dont snow me wrote:
<quoted text>
JFK wouldn't have pissed on Oblamer, Pelosi, Reid, etc. He would weep if he saw what they have done and are trying to do.
The two JFK quotes that characterizes just how far the progressive liberals have taken the Democratic Party from its origins:

"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."

(No one has to pray for an easy life, Obama welcomes all those who feel entitled to it with open arms.)

"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."

(Progressive liberals have no use for military strength, moral restraint, wealth and wisdom - and condemn those who do.)
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021800 Nov 11, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>Anne Rand was on Medicare would have signed up for the ACA
Medicare Part A is automatic at age 65 for anyone who has paid taxes to the Social Security system, whether they want the coverage or not.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1021801 Nov 11, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
JFK would be a moderate conservative today. Your party was hijacked by progressive liberalism. Not the same party anymore.
That is such a conservative lie. Right out of the mouth of Faux news. JFK initiated the food stamp program for Pete's sake!


John F. Kennedy, Sept. 14, 1960:

"What do our opponents mean when they apply to us the label ‘Liberal?’ If by ‘Liberal’ they mean, as they want people to believe, someone who is soft in his policies abroad, who is against local government, and who is unconcerned with the taxpayer’s dollar, then the record of this party and its members demonstrate that we are not that kind of ‘Liberal.’”

But if by a “Liberal” they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people — their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights, and their civil liberties — someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a “Liberal,” then I’m proud to say I’m a “Liberal.”

John F. Kennedy on increasing and expanding the minimum wage:

“The bill will extend to the lowest paid workers — to 3½ million men and women and their families — a fairer opportunity to share our high standard of living. TO PASS THEM BY - TO WATER DOWN THE HELP THEY NEED, OR MERELY ASSUME THAT PROSPERITY AT THE TOP WILL SOMEDAY REACH THEM - SHOCKS THE CONSCIENCE OF THOSE WHO CARE."

Summary of JFK's Feb. 2, 1961 “Special Message to the Congress Program for Economic Recovery and Growth” speech:

1. The addition of a temporary thirteen-week supplement to jobless benefits
2. The extension of aid to the children of unemployed workers,
3. The redevelopment of distressed areas
4. An increase in Social Security payments and the encouragement of earlier retirement
5. An increase in the minimum wage and an extension in coverage
6. The provision of emergency relief to feed grain farmers, and
7. The financing of a comprehensive homebuilding and slum clearance program.

JFK, May 20, 1962 on health care:

“The fact of the matter is that what we are now talking about doing, most of the countries of Europe did years ago. The British did it 30 years ago. We are behind every country, pretty nearly, in Europe, in this matter of medical care for our citizens.”

Like most claims made by Republicans, claiming JFK as a moderate conservative is just not rational.

http://www.salon.com/2013/11/03/stop_calling_...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1021802 Nov 11, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Perhaps you can use your indepth knowledge of history to clarify the points in the post. Here is the post again in case you decide to put some content into your post:
The USS Gerald R Ford.
I can think of so many better names for an aircraft carrier in the United States Navy. I cannot imagine what motivated naming a carrier after the first unelected president of the United States who's tenure was most noted by the unilateral world-wide retreat of the United States during the Cold War, which continued until Ronald Reagan became president.
A ship in the US Navy has a name assigned very early in its program. I can guarantee the original name for that aircraft carrier wasn't the Gerald R Ford.
Now, just why would this administration change the name to that of what every Democrat called the most inept president in US history?
Hillary Clinton commissioned it. Can you imagine Hillary commissioning the USS Ronald Reagan? Just because of the name, she'd never do it. That's how much she actually respects the Armed Forces... if her complicity in the murder of a US ambassador and 3 other Americans in Benghazi wasn't enough to convince you of that.
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
PCU Gerald R. Ford CVN-78
PCU Gerald R. Ford at a shipyard in October 2013.
Career
Namesake: Gerald R. Ford
Awarded: 10 September 2008
Builder: Huntington Ingalls Industries
Cost:$15.5 billion[1]
Laid down: 13 November 2009[2]
Sponsored by: Susan Ford[3]
Christened: 9 November 2013[4]
Commissioned: est. 2016[5]
Status: Under construction
Badge: USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) crest.png
General characteristics
Class & type: Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier
Displacement: 112,000 tons[6]
Length: 1,106 ft (337 m)
Beam: 256 ft (78 m)
Height: nearly 250 ft (76 m)
Decks: 25
Installed power: Nuclear
Propulsion: 2 × A1B reactor
Speed: 30+ knots
Range: Unlimited distance; 20-25 years
Complement: 4,660
Armament: Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile
Rolling Airframe Missile
Close-in weapons system (CIWS)
Aircraft carried: More than 75
Notes: Electromagnetic aircraft catapult (not steam), gender neutral lavatories
PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) is to be the lead ship of its class of United States Navy supercarriers. As announced by the U.S. Navy on 16 January 2007, the ship is named after the 38th President of the United States Gerald R. Ford, whose World War II naval service included combat duty aboard the light aircraft carrier Monterey in the Pacific Theater.[7]
The keel of Gerald R. Ford was laid down on 13 November 2009.[2] Construction began on 11 August 2005, when Northrop Grumman held a ceremonial steel cut for a 15-ton plate that will form part of a side shell unit of the carrier. It was christened on 9 November 2013.[8] The schedule calls for the ship to join the U.S. Navy’s fleet in 2016. Gerald R. Ford will enter the fleet replacing the inactive USS Enterprise (CVN-65), which ended its 51 years of active service in December 2012.[9][10]
Vodka

Palm Coast, FL

#1021803 Nov 11, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Mine do a job on the lizards!
Cats are murderers!
It's your vodka, lily.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021804 Nov 11, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Donors plot against GOP rebel
Business leaders are plotting to take down Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) as part of a broader effort to punish lawmakers over the government shutdown.
In a letter obtained by The Hill, prominent Michigan donors request financial backing for Amash’s primary challenger, Brian Ellis. Seven individuals, including prominent Michigan businessmen Mark Bissell, J.C. Huizenga and Mike Jandernoa, signed the fundraising plea.
They argue that Amash “and others have effectively nullified the Republican majority in the U.S. House.”
“[Amash] and a small group of like-minded legislators rejected Speaker Boehner’s plea to pass legislation requiring Congress and the president be subject to ObamaCare, and put on hold the special new tax on medical equipment. This irresponsible action hurt over 50 great West Michigan businesses and was part of the chaos that led the nation to the edge of default,” the letter says.
The letter was printed on Ellis’s campaign stationery.
“These are folks I’ve known for a long time, and they’re excited about my candidacy,” Ellis told The Hill.
Ellis said his supporters have expressed frustration with the conservative wing of the GOP and the shutdown strategy.
“To a large degree, they’re not happy with the faction that my opponent represents,” he said.
“I'm hearing it from everybody.[The shutdown was] no way to run a country. It's no way to govern.”
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-prima...
"business leaders" and the Republican establishment have zero credibility and influence with Republican voters....

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1021805 Nov 11, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
80 is probably an underestimate, you old hag...
by the way, do you understand blind trusts???...
Sure, a blind trust is for hiding financial holdings to avoid whatever accusation could surface. As Romney said, "The blind trust is an age-old ruse."
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#1021806 Nov 11, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
That is such a conservative lie. Right out of the mouth of Faux news. JFK initiated the food stamp program for Pete's sake!
John F. Kennedy, Sept. 14, 1960:
"What do our opponents mean when they apply to us the label ‘Liberal?’ If by ‘Liberal’ they mean, as they want people to believe, someone who is soft in his policies abroad, who is against local government, and who is unconcerned with the taxpayer’s dollar, then the record of this party and its members demonstrate that we are not that kind of ‘Liberal.’”
But if by a “Liberal” they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people — their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights, and their civil liberties — someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a “Liberal,” then I’m proud to say I’m a “Liberal.”
John F. Kennedy on increasing and expanding the minimum wage:
“The bill will extend to the lowest paid workers — to 3½ million men and women and their families — a fairer opportunity to share our high standard of living. TO PASS THEM BY - TO WATER DOWN THE HELP THEY NEED, OR MERELY ASSUME THAT PROSPERITY AT THE TOP WILL SOMEDAY REACH THEM - SHOCKS THE CONSCIENCE OF THOSE WHO CARE."
Summary of JFK's Feb. 2, 1961 “Special Message to the Congress Program for Economic Recovery and Growth” speech:
1. The addition of a temporary thirteen-week supplement to jobless benefits
2. The extension of aid to the children of unemployed workers,
3. The redevelopment of distressed areas
4. An increase in Social Security payments and the encouragement of earlier retirement
5. An increase in the minimum wage and an extension in coverage
6. The provision of emergency relief to feed grain farmers, and
7. The financing of a comprehensive homebuilding and slum clearance program.
JFK, May 20, 1962 on health care:
“The fact of the matter is that what we are now talking about doing, most of the countries of Europe did years ago. The British did it 30 years ago. We are behind every country, pretty nearly, in Europe, in this matter of medical care for our citizens.”
Like most claims made by Republicans, claiming JFK as a moderate conservative is just not rational.
http://www.salon.com/2013/11/03/stop_calling_...
Perhaps you old woman or the drmokkkRatic party should practice what Kennedy said in a great conservative speech.

"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country"... Kennedy a conservative

Today's twisted Marxist liberal attitude is:

"Ask not what you can do for your country - ask what your country can do for you"... Obama a Socialist

It's the culture...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021807 Nov 11, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
That is such a conservative lie. Right out of the mouth of Faux news. JFK initiated the food stamp program for Pete's sake!
except that the program was initiated by LBJ, not JFK...

so we can blame LBJ for the debacle...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021808 Nov 11, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Sure, a blind trust is for hiding financial holdings to avoid whatever accusation could surface. As Romney said, "The blind trust is an age-old ruse."
all Presidents put their assets in blind trusts so that conflicts of interest can be avoided....

Romney did nothing illegal...

on the other hand, Obama appoints incompetent affirmative action buddies to implement ObamaKKKare and takes kickbacks, Chicago-style...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1021809 Nov 11, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
"business leaders" and the Republican establishment have zero credibility and influence with Republican voters....
LOL

Virginia, Alabama Voter Choices Show Tea Party Declining

In the closing days of his losing campaign for Virginia’s governorship, Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli called the contest a referendum on Obamacare. Virginia voter Lee Killen saw it instead as a referendum on the Tea Party -- and he voted no.

Killen, a Republican-turned-independent from Fairfax, cast his ballot for Terry McAuliffe less to endorse the Democrat than to lodge a protest against the small-government movement he said has hijacked his former party.

“I don’t particularly like McAuliffe, but I went with him basically because I disagree with the Tea Party approach to life -- no compromise, no middle ground,” Killen, 70, a retired software engineer, said in an interview just after casting his vote yesterday.“Cuccinelli has been a Tea Party leader from the very beginning, and those values are not my values.”

It’s that dynamic as much as any other that tipped the balance in Virginia against Republicans, carrying McAuliffe, 56, the former national party chairman and fundraiser, to victory. He had 48 percent of the vote to Cuccinelli’s 46 percent, with 99 percent of the precincts reporting in the Associated Press tally.

The same forces were at play in Alabama, where business-backed Bradley Byrne defeated Tea Party-aligned rival Dean Young in the Republican primary for a special U.S. House election next month to fill an open seat. Byrne drew 52 percent of the vote to Young’s 48 percent, with all precincts reporting in the AP tally.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-06/virg...

as long as you baggers keep lying to yourselves about your 'influence' we're going to keep seeing tea party losers losing.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1021810 Nov 11, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Sorry to disappoint. However, a senior citizen making little more than $70 a week,$15 to $20 a day, two or three days a week, is not enough to report to the IRS.
The paperwork and man power by the IRS would cost more.
Are you kidding me?$70 a week is not pocket change and not reporting it is illegal,immoral and unethical. Period.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1021811 Nov 11, 2013
dont snow me wrote:
<quoted text>
JFK wouldn't have pissed on Oblamer, Pelosi, Reid, etc. He would weep if he saw what they have done and are trying to do.
lol! What's great about you people is you always claim to 'know' something but for some reason, are helpless to do anything about it!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1021813 Nov 11, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Well Carol, at least John Galt is honest about who he is, an Ayn Randian, self centered sociopath who doesn't care about anyone but himself. You're pretty much the same but try to hide it under a paper thin veneer of Christianity, totally ignoring the fact that the crux of the Gospels is about social justice.
Bill Maher recently had a message for hypocrites like you;
And finally New Rule, it's okay if you don't want to feed the hungry, or heal the sick, or house the homeless. Just don't say you're doing it for their own good. Don't say you'd like to help people, but your hands are tied, because if you did it would cause the culture of dependency, or go against the Bible, or worst of all, rob them of their freedom.... to be sick and hungry.
Just admit you're selfish and based on how little your beliefs mirror the actual teachings of Jesus, you might as well claim to worship Despicable Me.[…]
Now, I am sure there are millions of Christians who try to actually follow Jesus, but you've got to admit, conservatives always seem to have a reason why they would love to give but they just can't. We would love to help the unemployed, but it would discourage working. I believe in charity, just not for people who need it. Of course we'd like it if everyone could see a doctor. We're not monsters, but if the government does it, it will destroy our way of life. Plus the web site is glitchy which leads to Stalinism.
Oh sure, we'd like to help people who are starving, but what if they used the strength from not starving, to take drugs? Yes, there's always a good, moral, Christian reason to tell everyone you meet to f**k off and die.
Were you visited in a dream and given Divine instruction to sit in judgment of others who don't agree with your liberal politics? Because that's all you do on here. And call people every name in the book to boot.

Pretty sure you're supposed to remove the log from your own eye first before worrying about the slivers in others'.

By the way, noticed you tend to overlook a commandment right up there in the top two as well - "thou shalt not take the Lord thy God's name in vain" - which applies to you too.

Might have something to do with self-righteous smugness, not sure, but a typical liberal trait nonetheless.

All Christians desire to help the poor. You don't have a monopoly on compassion thinking big government acts as your own conscience.

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