The GOP civil war just got worse

The GOP civil war just got worse

There are 196 comments on the The Washington Post story from Dec 10, 2013, titled The GOP civil war just got worse. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Rep. Steve Stockman surprised the political world Monday when he filed at the last minute to challenge Sen. John Cornyn , complicating the senator's reelection bid just when it looked to be virtually problem-free .

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“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#206 Dec 22, 2013
mjjcpa wrote:
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The shutdown saved money.
No wonder you're not an actual accountant - except in your mind professor / opps, "Adjunct Instructor" -(code name for teachers assistant);

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WASHINGTON -- The government shutdown has taken at least $24 billion out of the United States economy, the financial ratings agency Standard & Poor's said Wednesday.

The firm said the shutdown caused it to cut its forecast of gross domestic product growth in the fourth quarter by at least 0.6 percentage point. The agency lowered its estimate for GDP growth to close to 2 percent from 3 percent.

The estimate represents a staggering cost to the economy of a completely self-inflicted political catastrophe. Unlike the 2008 economic crisis and other past recessions, the government shutdown had nothing to do with larger economic trends. The numbers show Washington's brinksmanship caused real damage beyond furloughed government workers and the Washington, D.C., region."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/16/gove...

"The 16-day government shutdown is over, but the country has taken at least a $24 billion hit along the way.
The financial ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said Wednesday the shutdown “to date has taken $24 billion out of the economy,” equaling $1.5 billion dollars a day and “shaved at least 0.6 percent off annualized fourth-quarter 2013 GDP growth.”
These estimates are for the overall economy, taking into account not just federal wages and productivity, but all the ripple effects and costs as well."

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/10/...

You prove your stupidity with each post. Facts are fun - as are azzholes like you.

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

Since: Mar 10

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#207 Dec 22, 2013
TonyT1961 wrote:
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No wonder you're not an actual accountant - except in your mind professor / opps, "Adjunct Instructor" -(code name for teachers assistant);
"
WASHINGTON -- The government shutdown has taken at least $24 billion out of the United States economy, the financial ratings agency Standard & Poor's said Wednesday.
The firm said the shutdown caused it to cut its forecast of gross domestic product growth in the fourth quarter by at least 0.6 percentage point. The agency lowered its estimate for GDP growth to close to 2 percent from 3 percent.
The estimate represents a staggering cost to the economy of a completely self-inflicted political catastrophe. Unlike the 2008 economic crisis and other past recessions, the government shutdown had nothing to do with larger economic trends. The numbers show Washington's brinksmanship caused real damage beyond furloughed government workers and the Washington, D.C., region."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/16/gove...
"The 16-day government shutdown is over, but the country has taken at least a $24 billion hit along the way.
The financial ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said Wednesday the shutdown “to date has taken $24 billion out of the economy,” equaling $1.5 billion dollars a day and “shaved at least 0.6 percent off annualized fourth-quarter 2013 GDP growth.”
These estimates are for the overall economy, taking into account not just federal wages and productivity, but all the ripple effects and costs as well."
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/10/...
You prove your stupidity with each post. Facts are fun - as are azzholes like you.
I just read both articles. Neither of which take you to S & P's actual statements.

-$3.1 billion in lost government services. Although furloughed workers will get their back pay, taxpayers won’t see the products.(Source: I.H.S.)

- According to the U.S. Travel Association: There has been $152 million per day in all spending related to travel lost because of the shutdown. As many as 450,000 American workers supported by travel may be affected.

- According to the National Park Service: They welcome more than 700,000 people per day usually in October and visitors spend an estimated $32 million per day impact in communities near national parks and contribute $76 million each day to the national economy. Those revenues were lost.

- According to Destination D.C., the official tourism corporation of D.C.: There is a 9 percent decrease in hotel occupancy from the last week in September before the shutdown to the first week of October during the shutdown. This year, hotel occupancy was down 74.4 percent for the week Sept. 29 to Oct. 5 compared to the 2012 numbers.(Source: Smith Travel Research, Inc.) In 2012, an estimated $6.2 billion of visitor spending supported more than 75,300 jobs.

Most of the problems came from the slowdown at our airports. The overpaid TSA guestapo need to start profiling arabs and stop molesting children.

barock's national park Nazis spent money to shut veterans out of the memorials they built wiyth their own money.

What gets lost is how artificial our economy is. We no longer make anything, so all these bogus subsistence level service jobs are required to keep our anemic economy going with money borrowed from china.

Every person in America owes about 50k nationally. That's 100k per taxpayer because the old, children and lazy liberals don't work. Add another 30k if you live in a bankrupt state run by surrendercrats like IL, CA, or NY. Municipal bonds are the next disaster waiting to happen.

barock voted against raising the debt when he was a Senator. He said it was unpatriotic.

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

Since: Mar 10

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#208 Dec 22, 2013
The reason it costs so much to run our govt. is because most employees, like tony's husband, couldn't get their jobs without affirmative action.

bill clinton's dumbing of America has been very costly.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#209 Dec 22, 2013
mjjcpa wrote:
The reason it costs so much to run our govt. is because most employees, like tony's husband, couldn't get their jobs without affirmative action.
bill clinton's dumbing of America has been very costly.
Highly doubtful my white girlfriend with a Masters degree required affirmative action - you just have a grand ole time with your overactive imagination professor.

When you can afford to live where I live boy, you may have something of relevance to listen to. But, you line in Huntington - probably Huntington Station - right where you belong.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#210 Dec 22, 2013
mjjcpa wrote:
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- According to the U.S. Travel Association: There has been $152 million per day in all spending related to travel lost because of the shutdown. As many as 450,000 American workers supported by travel may be affected.
- According to the National Park Service: They welcome more than 700,000 people per day usually in October and visitors spend an estimated $32 million per day impact in communities near national parks and contribute $76 million each day to the national economy. Those revenues were lost.
- According to Destination D.C., the official tourism corporation of D.C.: There is a 9 percent decrease in hotel occupancy from the last week in September before the shutdown to the first week of October during the shutdown. This year, hotel occupancy was down 74.4 percent for the week Sept. 29 to Oct. 5 compared to the 2012 numbers.(Source: Smith Travel Research, Inc.) In 2012, an estimated $6.2 billion of visitor spending supported more than 75,300 jobs.
Most of the problems came from the slowdown at our airports. The overpaid TSA guestapo need to start profiling arabs and stop molesting children.
barock's national park Nazis spent money to shut veterans out of the memorials they built wiyth their own money.
Add another 30k if you live in a bankrupt state run by surrendercrats like IL, CA, or NY. Municipal bonds are the next disaster waiting to happen.
barock voted against raising the debt when he was a Senator. He said it was unpatriotic.
Now who created TSA?
Bush and a republican controlled Congress moron - try again / you own that one.
Add the numbers up Mr. Supposed Professor - the amount comes up to just over 24 billion - all the GOP's fault / the people have already spoken on this one moron.
CA is actually in a surplus - guess you don't read except what Faux News pumps into your thick skull;
"For the first time in nearly a decade, California is collecting more revenue than it is spending and will finish the fiscal year with an extra $2.4 billion, according to a report released Wednesday by the Legislature's nonpartisan budget analyst.
The good news comes after an era that saw one of the worst budget crises in California history - the fiscal shortfall sank to $60 billion in the 2009-10 budget, the state controller mailed IOUs to vendors in 2009 and state lawmakers slashed programs year after year to make ends meet.
Now, thanks to the passage of Proposition 30 last year and the improving economy, California is looking at surpluses for the next six years - even after the temporary taxes under Prop. 30 expire, according to the Legislative Analyst's Office."
http://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Good-n...
See how well Democrat's with a super majority can handle the financial issues moron?
NY is also far from bankrupt you lying sack of shit;
"New York lawmakers passed a $135.1 billion fiscal 2014 spending plan that extends a higher tax on top earners, giving Governor Andrew Cuomo his third consecutive on-time budget.
The plan raises the state’s minimum wage to $9 an hour over three years and provides about $1.1 billion in tax cuts and credits to businesses and middle-income families that will be phased in by 2016. The credits will be paid for in part by an extension of a tax surcharge on couples earning more than $2 million annually, which was set to expire next year.
From 1985 to 2004, the budget was late 19 out of 20 years. Before Cuomo took office in January 2011, there hadn’t been a timely budget since 2006. This year’s on-time passage marks three in a row, which hasn’t happened in almost three decades, when Cuomo’s father, Mario, was governor. The timeliness has the state on the verge of gaining its highest Standard & Poor’s credit rating since 1972"
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-29/cuom...
Any more BS you want me to debunk professor?

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#211 Dec 22, 2013
McJizzem can't answer one single question posed to it correctly.

Now who created TSA?
Bush and a republican controlled Congress moron - try again / you own that one.
Add the numbers up Mr. Supposed Professor - the amount comes up to just over 24 billion - all the GOP's fault / the people have already spoken on this one moron.
CA is actually in a surplus - guess you don't read except what Faux News pumps into your thick skull;
"For the first time in nearly a decade, California is collecting more revenue than it is spending and will finish the fiscal year with an extra $2.4 billion, according to a report released Wednesday by the Legislature's nonpartisan budget analyst.
The good news comes after an era that saw one of the worst budget crises in California history - the fiscal shortfall sank to $60 billion in the 2009-10 budget, the state controller mailed IOUs to vendors in 2009 and state lawmakers slashed programs year after year to make ends meet.
Now, thanks to the passage of Proposition 30 last year and the improving economy, California is looking at surpluses for the next six years - even after the temporary taxes under Prop. 30 expire, according to the Legislative Analyst's Office."
http://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Good-n...
See how well Democrat's with a super majority can handle the financial issues moron?
NY is also far from bankrupt you lying sack of shit;
"New York lawmakers passed a $135.1 billion fiscal 2014 spending plan that extends a higher tax on top earners, giving Governor Andrew Cuomo his third consecutive on-time budget.
The plan raises the state’s minimum wage to $9 an hour over three years and provides about $1.1 billion in tax cuts and credits to businesses and middle-income families that will be phased in by 2016. The credits will be paid for in part by an extension of a tax surcharge on couples earning more than $2 million annually, which was set to expire next year.
From 1985 to 2004, the budget was late 19 out of 20 years. Before Cuomo took office in January 2011, there hadn’t been a timely budget since 2006. This year’s on-time passage marks three in a row, which hasn’t happened in almost three decades, when Cuomo’s father, Mario, was governor. The timeliness has the state on the verge of gaining its highest Standard & Poor’s credit rating since 1972"
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-29/cuom...
Any more BS you want me to debunk professor?

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

Since: Mar 10

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#212 Dec 22, 2013
TonyT1961 wrote:
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Highly doubtful my white girlfriend with a Masters degree required affirmative action - you just have a grand ole time with your overactive imagination professor.
When you can afford to live where I live boy, you may have something of relevance to listen to. But, you line in Huntington - probably Huntington Station - right where you belong.
Masters in what? pissing away our tax dollars?

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#214 Dec 22, 2013
mjjcpa wrote:
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Masters in what? pissing away our tax dollars?
Nope - you must be thinking of those scumbag Adjunct Instructors.

Also know as T.A.'s / now look in the mirror - hope it doesn't break.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#215 Dec 22, 2013
mjjcpa wrote:
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Masters in what? pissing away our tax dollars?
Having issues disputing the fact that despite your wrong claims (nothing unusual), regarding CA and NY being bankrupt, you go on a personal attack?

You are a funny wanna be professor.

Now, time to go play in the middle of a busy street for you.

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

Since: Mar 10

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#216 Dec 22, 2013
TonyT1961 wrote:
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Nope - you must be thinking of those scumbag Adjunct Instructors.
Also know as T.A.'s / now look in the mirror - hope it doesn't break.
That sounds like another pottery major who got their degree from a cracker jack box.

Was it African studies? lol

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

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#217 Dec 22, 2013
TonyT1961 wrote:
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Having issues disputing the fact that despite your wrong claims (nothing unusual), regarding CA and NY being bankrupt, you go on a personal attack?
You are a funny wanna be professor.
Now, time to go play in the middle of a busy street for you.
California leads the country in bankrupt municipalities.

In 1945, there was less than $20 billion of municipal debt outstanding.
In 1960, there was $66 billion of municipal debt outstanding.
In 1981, there was $361 billion of municipal debt outstanding.
Today, investors hold approximately $3.7 trillion of municipal debt.

Only the Feds have a printing press. This is why barock wants the Feds to bailout all the bankrupt surrendercrat cities.

It's also why liberals like high marginal tax rates. It makes tax free muni bonds more attractive to taxable bonds given the same return.

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

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#218 Dec 22, 2013
TonyT1961 wrote:
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Nope - you must be thinking of those scumbag Adjunct Instructors.
Also know as T.A.'s / now look in the mirror - hope it doesn't break.
TAs are usually graduate students.

I was a practicing professional in the private sector hired to add real world experience to material which is normally made boring by ivory tower academicians.

How often does he visit you in jail?
Cat74

Oswego, IL

#219 Dec 22, 2013
Isn't Stockman the TEA party guy financing his campaign by selling barf bags that say "Socialism makes me sick?" I want some. I will call his office tomorrow.

“Bullsh*% Detector Enabled”

Since: Dec 08

Brooklyn, New York

#220 Dec 23, 2013
mjjcpa wrote:
<quoted text>That sounds like another pottery major who got their degree from a cracker jack box.

Was it African studies? lol
What is African studies? It sure ain't bullshit like "Columbus discovered America."
ICE

Thorntown, IN

#222 Dec 23, 2013
Black Rhino wrote:
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What is African studies? It sure ain't bullshit like "Columbus discovered America."
Is that a required course like Ebonics?

“Bullsh*% Detector Enabled”

Since: Dec 08

Brooklyn, New York

#223 Dec 24, 2013
ICE wrote:
<quoted text>Is that a required course like Ebonics?
Just as required as hillbilly.

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