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Meat inspector layoffs a misguided way to cut budget: lawmaker

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“Stop the Brain Rot”

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Take a Looonng Vacation

#21 Feb 21, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
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Lets get this straight, there will be NO TAX INCREASE ON THE MIDDLE CLASS per Obama.
Exactly.
sickofit

Owatonna, MN

#22 Feb 21, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
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When you cut our military you make America a weak nation. Do not believe you want a war fought on our land. We would be invaded fast if any other country thought they could overthrow us.
OH GOOD GAWD.........When our military is home defending WE THE PEOPLE. we are safer MORON....With our military all over the world we are sitting ducks for invasion...JUST LOOK AT ILLEGALS.....DEFENSE.........b est offense.

“Stop the Brain Rot”

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#23 Feb 21, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
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When you cut our military you make America a weak nation. Do not believe you want a war fought on our land. We would be invaded fast if any other country thought they could overthrow us.
LOL! Wht a paranoid rightie nutball. We could cut "Defense" by 80% and still defend ourselves from any real threat.

What you don't see because you dont' want to is the fact that we spend more than the NEXT TEN COUNTRIES COMBINED on the military, and that we waste a lot of that - much of it on weapons systems we don't need and the 800+ foreign bases of which we might need perhaps 80.

There wno't be any 'war fought on our land' if we stop writing blank checks to the military-industrial complex, fool.

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#24 Feb 21, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
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SORRY HAD TO SHORTEN YOUR POST TO GET A RESPONSE TO YOU.
Obama was FOR the sequestration - he signed it.
The Wall Street Journal itself also ...EDITED FOR LENGTH....then the sequester is the only way that any spending is going to be cut. The economy will be better for it.”
Obama signed it, which was dumb, but that's the only honest thing you have to say. The Wall St. Journal is no more reliable than Faux News, both are owned by fascist nutball Murdoch, who is a foreigner and enemy of Americans.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/02...

"But here’s the thing. I happened to come across an old email that throws cold water on House Republicans’ attempts to call this “Obama’s Sequester.”

It’s a PowerPoint presentation that Boehner’s office developed with the Republican Policy Committee and sent out to the Capitol Hill GOP on July 31, 2011. Intended to explain the outline of the proposed debt deal, the presentation is titled:“Two Step Approach to Hold President Obama Accountable.”

It’s essentially an internal sales document from the old dealmaker Boehner to his unruly and often unreasonable Tea Party cohort. But it’s clear as day in the presentation that “sequestration” was considered a cudgel to guarantee a reduction in federal spending—the conservatives’ necessary condition for not having America default on its obligations."

Try again, Skippy.

au contraire

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

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#25 Feb 21, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
We must demand that all uninspected meat be sold at double the price to right-wingers… it’s only fair.
NO WONDER OBAMA PICKED KERRY, THEY WERE BOTH FOR IT BEFORE THEY WERE AGAINST IT.

OBAMA: I will veto any effort to get rid of those automatic spending cuts to domestic and defense spending………..November 21, 2011.

February 19, 2013
OBAMA: Now, for two years, I’ve offered a balanced approach to deficit reduction that would prevent these harmful cuts.

THE OBAMA JOKE CONTINUES………THE UNDER EDUCATED CHILDREN STILL SAY WHAT WHAT WHAT …………..
amen

Albuquerque, NM

#26 Feb 21, 2013
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>NO WONDER OBAMA PICKED KERRY, THEY WERE BOTH FOR IT BEFORE THEY WERE AGAINST IT.
OBAMA: I will veto any effort to get rid of those automatic spending cuts to domestic and defense spending………..November 21, 2011.
February 19, 2013
OBAMA: Now, for two years, I’ve offered a balanced approach to deficit reduction that would prevent these harmful cuts.
THE OBAMA JOKE CONTINUES………THE UNDER EDUCATED CHILDREN STILL SAY WHAT WHAT WHAT …………..
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And the low information lib voter believes the hype that a 2% reduction in spending will bankrupt the entire government and lose all gubbmint employees their jobs.
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#27 Feb 21, 2013
sickofit wrote:
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OH GOOD GAWD.........When our military is home defending WE THE PEOPLE. we are safer MORON....With our military all over the world we are sitting ducks for invasion...JUST LOOK AT ILLEGALS.....DEFENSE.........b est offense.
hmmmmmm you do not know much about the missions and functions of the military. What is stopping the illegals is OBAMA and the laws that was set by congress a long time ago. Why do you think Arizona is fighting Obama - not for fun but for them to be allowed to follow the laws. Obama has blocked every way for AZ to prosecute or return these illegals and its the border guards not Army, Navy, Marine, or Air Force military there. Obama ran fast and furious thats how some of our border guards died with OBAMAS GUNS. YOU KNOW THE FAST AND FURIOUS THAT OBAMA IS HIDING INFORMATION ON.
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#28 Feb 21, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
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Exactly.
Yep thats why the middle class checks went down because no new taxes were taken out. Who took the money - it was OBAMA TAXES. Can't blame the Reps for this one.
sickofit

Owatonna, MN

#29 Feb 21, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
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hmmmmmm you do not know much about the missions and functions of the military. What is stopping the illegals is OBAMA and the laws that was set by congress a long time ago. Why do you think Arizona is fighting Obama - not for fun but for them to be allowed to follow the laws. Obama has blocked every way for AZ to prosecute or return these illegals and its the border guards not Army, Navy, Marine, or Air Force military there. Obama ran fast and furious thats how some of our border guards died with OBAMAS GUNS. YOU KNOW THE FAST AND FURIOUS THAT OBAMA IS HIDING INFORMATION ON.
Yea I do. Served 12 years myself and have family members serving now. My whole family back to time of founding fathers have served....I FORGOT MORE ABOUT THE MILITARY THEN YOU EVER KNEW.

I HATE Obama...What does that have to do with how we could save 1 trillion a year and make the USA safer in process..????????
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#30 Feb 21, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
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Obama signed it, which was dumb, but that's the only honest thing you have to say. The Wall St. Journal is no more reliable than Faux News, both are owned by fascist nutball Murdoch, who is a foreigner and enemy of Americans.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/02...
"But here’s the thing. I happened to come across an old email that throws cold water on House Republicans’ attempts to call this “Obama’s Sequester.”
It’s a PowerPoint presentation that Boehner’s office developed with the Republican Policy Committee and sent out to the Capitol Hill GOP on July 31, 2011. Intended to explain the outline of the proposed debt deal, the presentation is titled:“Two Step Approach to Hold President Obama Accountable.”
It’s essentially an internal sales document from the old dealmaker Boehner to his unruly and often unreasonable Tea Party cohort. But it’s clear as day in the presentation that “sequestration” was considered a cudgel to guarantee a reduction in federal spending—the conservatives’ necessary condition for not having America default on its obligations."
Try again, Skippy.
Obama takes no blame for anything he says or does and if you challenge him he locks down the paperwork or information you want. How long are you going to let him LIE AND HIDE? He is a sneak and the people are no longer trusting him - his lies on the Taxes, people are wondering about the DRONES over Americans, the GUNS and his private Army, his question to the military - would you shoot a civilian and the questions just keep coming daily.
sickofit

Owatonna, MN

#31 Feb 21, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama takes no blame for anything he says or does and if you challenge him he locks down the paperwork or information you want. How long are you going to let him LIE AND HIDE? He is a sneak and the people are no longer trusting him - his lies on the Taxes, people are wondering about the DRONES over Americans, the GUNS and his private Army, his question to the military - would you shoot a civilian and the questions just keep coming daily.
Obama is a bigger turd then the last President we had. Until we get a President like Ron Paul or a good Barry Goldwater type President we will continue to suffer.
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#32 Feb 21, 2013
sickofit wrote:
<quoted text>
Yea I do. Served 12 years myself and have family members serving now. My whole family back to time of founding fathers have served....I FORGOT MORE ABOUT THE MILITARY THEN YOU EVER KNEW.
I HATE Obama...What does that have to do with how we could save 1 trillion a year and make the USA safer in process..????????
You can not make America safe if you do not provide the necessary equipment for our troops. Without a storng military force we will be a weak nation and believe me China, N Korea, Iran are just waiting to take us on. I believe we have to cut the budget and yes some can come from the military but not at the limits that Obama wants to cut. Take the FREEBIES (phones) and the rest of the free crap away - thats a start. Cut the pensions of the Congress, they work 6 months and are paid a hugh amount and their pensions are higher than what they make a year, limit the number of Secret Service that go on vacations with the Obamas and limit the vacations just to the 4 of them not the whole staff and whole family that we the tax payer are paying for. Stop flying Airforce One all over the country to play golf and to campaign to the people for BS reasons, let the states handle obamacare and get it out of big government. The main thing is you have to keep Obama in the WH long enough to warm the chair to talk to the Congress and work together as he said he would.
sickofit

Owatonna, MN

#33 Feb 21, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
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You can not make America safe if you do not provide the necessary equipment for our troops. Without a storng military force we will be a weak nation and believe me China, N Korea, Iran are just waiting to take us on. I believe we have to cut the budget and yes some can come from the military but not at the limits that Obama wants to cut. Take the FREEBIES (phones) and the rest of the free crap away - thats a start. Cut the pensions of the Congress, they work 6 months and are paid a hugh amount and their pensions are higher than what they make a year, limit the number of Secret Service that go on vacations with the Obamas and limit the vacations just to the 4 of them not the whole staff and whole family that we the tax payer are paying for. Stop flying Airforce One all over the country to play golf and to campaign to the people for BS reasons, let the states handle obamacare and get it out of big government. The main thing is you have to keep Obama in the WH long enough to warm the chair to talk to the Congress and work together as he said he would.
I am all for our military having all they need to defend WE THE PEOPLE....just dont want them defending other natiosn for FREE..I NEVER SAID WEAK MILITARY,.....SAID STRONGER MILITARY BECAUSE IT IS HOME DEFENDING WE THE PEOPLE.

And again I HATE Obama so cut the Obammy BS. This is about cutting budgets that even the GOP wouldnt and have not cut. remember when Bush was President and had GOp controled congress he cut and they cut nothing but spent more each year.

THAT IS WHY WE NEED REAL CONSERVATIVE LIKE A LIBERTARIAN.....

au contraire

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#34 Feb 21, 2013
sickofit wrote:
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Yea I do. Served 12 years myself and have family members serving now. My whole family back to time of founding fathers have served....I FORGOT MORE ABOUT THE MILITARY THEN YOU EVER KNEW.
I HATE Obama...What does that have to do with how we could save 1 trillion a year and make the USA safer in process..????????
Because saving and Obama are an oxymoron. The two do not go together.

au contraire

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#35 Feb 21, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
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LOL! Wht a paranoid rightie nutball. We could cut "Defense" by 80% and still defend ourselves from any real threat.
What you don't see because you dont' want to is the fact that we spend more than the NEXT TEN COUNTRIES COMBINED on the military, and that we waste a lot of that - much of it on weapons systems we don't need and the 800+ foreign bases of which we might need perhaps 80.
There wno't be any 'war fought on our land' if we stop writing blank checks to the military-industrial complex, fool.
Once again you set a record for stupidity. Do a Thelma and Louise on your bicycle.
Responsibility

Redwood City, CA

#36 Feb 21, 2013
amen wrote:
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And the low information lib voter believes the hype that a 2% reduction in spending will bankrupt the entire government and lose all gubbmint employees their jobs.
As the sequestration blame game continues.

One question perhaps you folks could answer -

Did Congress pass sequestration before the president signed it?

When do these folks get back to work?
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#37 Feb 21, 2013
sickofit wrote:
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I am all for our military having all they need to defend WE THE PEOPLE....just dont want them defending other natiosn for FREE..I NEVER SAID WEAK MILITARY,.....SAID STRONGER MILITARY BECAUSE IT IS HOME DEFENDING WE THE PEOPLE.
And again I HATE Obama so cut the Obammy BS. This is about cutting budgets that even the GOP wouldnt and have not cut. remember when Bush was President and had GOp controled congress he cut and they cut nothing but spent more each year.
THAT IS WHY WE NEED REAL CONSERVATIVE LIKE A LIBERTARIAN.....
I was talking about the budget = go back and read what I wrote. BTW there HAS NOT BEEN A BUDGET IN 5 YEARS. Your statement also read shut down 50% of the military bases. You have 12 years in the military - then you know that will NOT WORK and yes America will look weak to the foreign countries and they will attack on our soil. I believe this is why there are so many terrorist attacks now. Get off of how you feel about Obama and discuss his ACTIONS ON CUTTING THE BUDGET. I know he is a piece of crap.
sickofit

Owatonna, MN

#38 Feb 21, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
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I was talking about the budget = go back and read what I wrote. BTW there HAS NOT BEEN A BUDGET IN 5 YEARS. Your statement also read shut down 50% of the military bases. You have 12 years in the military - then you know that will NOT WORK and yes America will look weak to the foreign countries and they will attack on our soil. I believe this is why there are so many terrorist attacks now. Get off of how you feel about Obama and discuss his ACTIONS ON CUTTING THE BUDGET. I know he is a piece of crap.
Wll then our taxes will keep going up to keep spending more and more and mroe onw ar and military...get ready.......

I dont like Obama or his policies...alreadt said that,...But I dislike Bush and his policies as much.....BIG SPENDING IS BIG SPENDING DOESNT MATTER WHAT IT IS SPENT ON./

Let me put it this way....To me adding 2 trillion to debt for welfare or for military is both very bad....2 TRILLION OF DEBT IS 2 TRILLION FO DEBT NO MATTER WHAT SPENT ON..

That is why I am a Libertarian...I WANT CUTS ACROSS THE BOARD AND MASSIVE BIG CUTS..

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#39 Feb 21, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
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Take responsibility for your own ptomaine poisoning! Teabaggers arise!
LOL (shaking head)
You of course realize that Gary was joking, Il Professore.

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#40 Feb 21, 2013
Gary wrote:
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Agreed! Let the sacred dynamics of the market place
decide whether we consume tainted or poisoned food
products. If enough people sicken and die from
eating bad food, the rest will shy away from those brands.
Problem solved!
Oh, by the way, we must also pass laws against the right
of the citizen to sue for damages if someone dies from
consuming a certain food product. Food producers shouldn't
be harassed by dissatisfied consumers.
Who needs government?
Gary, your humor may be a bit dry for some. There are people who believe Stephen Colbert is really a conservative, and many of them are Topix droolers.
Still I, for one, appreciate your outrageousness.

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