Barack Obama, our next President

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Hobbs, NM

#860204 Feb 16, 2013
God Be with us.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#860205 Feb 16, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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all you folks have anymore is boilerplate. no facts in sight for as far as the eye can see.
so here ya go....
Why Government Spending Is Not Out of Control
It is a standard talking point of Republicans and deficit hawks of all political stripes that federal spending is out of control; that major surgery is needed, especially on entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, to get the budget on a sustainable course.
In fact, our long-term deficit situation is not nearly as severe as even many budget experts believe. The problem is that they are looking at recent history and near-term projections that are overly impacted by one-time factors related to the economic crisis and massive Republican tax cuts that lowered revenues far below normal.
Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2013/01...
tax cuts are bad? yes....
U.S. posts $3 billion budget surplus for January
The budget posted a surprise surplus in January for the first time in five years, as the Treasury likely benefited from a windfall when payroll tax cuts expired.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/12/us-...
and to finish the week blowing up myths....
What explains the sharp decline in U.S. employment from 2007 to 2009? Why has employment remained stubbornly low? Survey data from the National Federation of Independent Businesses show that the decline in state-level employment is strongly correlated with the increase in the percentage of businesses complaining about lack of demand. While business concerns about government regulation and taxes also rose steadily from 2008 to 2011, there is no evidence that job losses were larger in states where businesses were more worried about these factors.
http://www.frbsf.org/publications/economics/l...
Now tell us Mr. Galt, what does it feel like to live a fact free life?
Why cut spending when you can just take more money from the people.

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#860206 Feb 16, 2013
Yes. You're truly free of the thought process.

The most wealthy corporation in America carries over $12 BILLION in debt.

But you're laundromat won't be able to add machines and grow, due to your stupidity concerning debt.

You're so full of shit, it's incredible. But not surprising.

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""Just recently I (Joe) was facilitating a session with employees from a small business that had been acquired by a larger public company. The small business did not have any debt prior to the merger. During the balance sheet discussion, the previous owner of the small business asked, "Why do we have debt in this new company? I hate debt."

Most of us don't care for debt. We hear about the crushing effect of consumer debt on our economy. So why is debt for a business a good thing?

There are two reasons why a company should use debt to finance a large portion of its business.

First, the government encourages businesses to use debt by allowing them to deduct the interest on the debt from corporate income taxes. With the corporate tax rate at 35%(one of the highest in the world) that deduction is quite enticing. It is not uncommon for a company's cost of debt to be below five percent after considering the tax break associated with interest.

Second, debt is a much cheaper form of financing than equity. It starts with the fact that equity is riskier than debt. Because a company typically has no legal obligation to pay dividends to common shareholders, those shareholders want a certain rate of return. Debt is much less risky for the investor because the firm is legally obligated to pay it. In addition, shareholders (those that provided the equity funding) are the first to lose their investments when a firm goes bankrupt. Finally, much of the return on equity is tied up in stock appreciation, which requires a company to grow revenue, profit and cash flow. An investor typically wants at least a 10% return due to these risks, while debt can usually be found at a lower rate.

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Your firm is a figment of your imagination. LOL

You know not of which you speak, nitwit!!
positronium wrote:
<quoted text>Absolutely concur. Neither my firm nor I carry any debt whatsoever.
I am truly free.

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#860207 Feb 16, 2013
carol wrote:
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Okay, I really must stop this. The carol magnet is sure to be close by.
But, yes it is ironic we should come back on at the same time and a little eerie we're on any sort of same wavelength.
Let's really test it. What color are you thinking of?
Is "hashbrown" a color?

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John Galt

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#860208 Feb 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> It was either Kerry or the Black woman.
I wonder why the Republicans chose Kerry?
You know the guy that sold out the troops & was worthless POS in 2004.
Obama dumped Susan Rice after he used her to take the blame for the Benghazi coverup.

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John Galt

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#860209 Feb 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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You're right, I oversimplified it. Opposition to Hagel shows just how insane the post-Bush Republican "base" has become. The way they viciously turn on their own has banished traditional Republicanism.
Hagel did not help himself with his poor performance at the hearing.

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#860210 Feb 16, 2013
Or you can behave like Bush, cut taxes, increase spending by enormous amounts, and borrow the shortfall from our potential enemies.

I prefer to pay for it ourselves.

You're quite happy to have borrowed the entire costs for Bush's Wars from China.

No surprise, you learned your entire routine at Gunner's crotch!! LOL
Eman wrote:
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Why cut spending when you can just take more money from the people.

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John Galt

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#860211 Feb 16, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Rubio’s Dangerous Idea of What U.S.“Leadership” Should Be
So Rubio believes that America’s biggest foreign policy problem is that the U.S. is not involved enough in the rest of the world and is not “leading” as much as it should be. Most Americans don’t agree with that. For that matter, most Republicans apparently don’t agree with it, either. According to Rasmussen, just 22% of Republicans say the U.S. is not involved enough in the Middle East. Rubio doesn’t speak for a majority of his own party, much less a majority of the country. More important, this claim is simply not true.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
22%. that's the base.
"Leading" means more than launching drones or providing arms to radical Islamists. Leading does not necessarily mean military force.

Nature abhors a vacuum.

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#860212 Feb 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Only fools believe that massive debt is not a problem.
Galt is debt-free and so should be our government.
Living debt free, while admirable in a Will Rogers sort of way, is foolish as long as the government is subsidizing property "ownership".

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#860213 Feb 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Only a relatively small but vocal portion that are not reliable voters. The base of the Republican Party is the middle class (defined by values of thrift and hard work) and not the religious fundamentalists. We need a fiscally Conservative candidate with the courage to stand up to the religious extremists. Either Rubio or Paul may be that candidate.
You had one in the last primary and he came in dead last. Why? Because he didn't subscribe to y'all's cherished notion that we need a government so huge and powerful it can run the entire world. That was the universal complaint I heard from your side when the subject of Paul's nomination came up. That and the complaint that he couldn't win but I'll defer to y'all's expertise in picking losers for that.

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TSM

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#860214 Feb 16, 2013
Another one falls under Obama’s Economy…Popular DC Burger Joint Where Obama, Biden Dined Shut Down For Failing To Pay Rent!! This is what happens when you Hang a picture of Obama/Biden patronizing your Joint!!

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#860215 Feb 16, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Yes. You're truly free of the thought process.
The most wealthy corporation in America carries over $12 BILLION in debt.
But you're laundromat won't be able to add machines and grow, due to your stupidity concerning debt.
You're so full of shit, it's incredible. But not surprising.
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""Just recently I (Joe) was facilitating a session with employees from a small business that had been acquired by a larger public company. The small business did not have any debt prior to the merger. During the balance sheet discussion, the previous owner of the small business asked, "Why do we have debt in this new company? I hate debt."
Most of us don't care for debt. We hear about the crushing effect of consumer debt on our economy. So why is debt for a business a good thing?
There are two reasons why a company should use debt to finance a large portion of its business.
First, the government encourages businesses to use debt by allowing them to deduct the interest on the debt from corporate income taxes. With the corporate tax rate at 35%(one of the highest in the world) that deduction is quite enticing. It is not uncommon for a company's cost of debt to be below five percent after considering the tax break associated with interest.
Second, debt is a much cheaper form of financing than equity. It starts with the fact that equity is riskier than debt. Because a company typically has no legal obligation to pay dividends to common shareholders, those shareholders want a certain rate of return. Debt is much less risky for the investor because the firm is legally obligated to pay it. In addition, shareholders (those that provided the equity funding) are the first to lose their investments when a firm goes bankrupt. Finally, much of the return on equity is tied up in stock appreciation, which requires a company to grow revenue, profit and cash flow. An investor typically wants at least a 10% return due to these risks, while debt can usually be found at a lower rate.
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Your firm is a figment of your imagination. LOL
You know not of which you speak, nitwit!!
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I know everything of what I speak. You don't and I am free.

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gauley bridge wv

#860216 Feb 16, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
There are at least two versions of WVA History.
One is the reality that WVA was created by an unConstitutional Action.
The other is the fiction the original traitorous criminals made up to cover their despicable acts.
Simple fact is, VA had a part of their state stolen illegally as punishment for secession.
Any way you slice it, it was an illegal action by Federal authorities.
And you nitwits are so strong on states' rights.
Except when VA has part of their state stolen. Then it's ok for the Feds to make unConstitutional rules to create a rump state from part of VA.
You don't even understand what Federalism did in 1863, that's your problem.
They stole VA's states rights, and you don't mind.
Your views are all over the place.
One day it's all about 'let the states decide' next it's ok for the Federal Gov't to carve states up at their whim.
You're weird.
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It wasn't the federal government. It was the duly elected members of the state legislature for those counties left in the union side of the state. If you could read you will notice they changed the name not once but twice. Friggin' libtards are SO stupid!!!

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#860217 Feb 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Booker would not be a surprise at all, as a designated Obama surrogate. Obama will have a candidate in the race, and it will not be Hillary.
Barry could run on a ticket with Al Sharpton or Jesse jackson, Jr. and would still get 99% of the plantation vote.
Oh no The democrats think they have a lock on the presidency. They will never run a white guy again till a black guy loses. Then probably a black woman first. Racists are very determined people.

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#860219 Feb 16, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Oh no The democrats think they have a lock on the presidency. They will never run a white guy again till a black guy loses. Then probably a black woman first. Racists are very determined people.
As long as the stupid party keeps offering stupid candidates it doesn't matter who or what color the Democrats run.

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#860220 Feb 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Hagel did not help himself with his poor performance at the hearing.
I thought he performed poorly too which leads me to the Dancing Bear hypothesis: your base is only attracted by the shiny and sparkly. That's why Sarah was such a hit.

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TSM

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#860221 Feb 16, 2013
If Hillary decides to run in 2016 and she challenge by another Black Guy she’s Toast!! The Liberals/Democrats will once again play the Race Card against Her!!

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#860222 Feb 16, 2013
TSM wrote:
Another one falls under Obama’s Economy…Popular DC Burger Joint Where Obama, Biden Dined Shut Down For Failing To Pay Rent!! This is what happens when you Hang a picture of Obama/Biden patronizing your Joint!!
False cause, it hasn't hurt this place a bit:

http://www.gourmet.com/images/restaurants/200...

Good chili-cheese fries.

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OldRatface

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#860223 Feb 16, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
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As long as the stupid party keeps offering stupid candidates it doesn't matter who or what color the Democrats run.
It didn't matter in 2008 or 2012; the stupid voters still chose to elect and then re-elect the incompetent, inexperienced, unqualified failure more recently known as Barack Hussein Obama.

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#860224 Feb 16, 2013
OldRatface wrote:
<quoted text> It didn't matter in 2008 or 2012; the stupid voters still chose to elect and then re-elect the incompetent, inexperienced, unqualified failure more recently known as Barack Hussein Obama.
Y'all are having a problem with contrast. McCain contrasted little with Bush and Romney offered virtually no contrast to Obama.

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