“Because obama is using it to cover his own complicity in heinous crimes, which have resulted in over 300 deaths. So far. That we know of.
“The only people who don’t want to disclose the truth are those with something to hide.”
SpidyWeb on Jun 22, 2012 at 15:07:23
“"300 deaths...that we know of" Read that in an annoymous rightwing email? A great place to get your facts!”
imajudy on Jun 22, 2012 at 15:03:31
“Bra please. Mr Obama inherited the Fast and furious program (under a differnt names) from the worlds worse president Baby George. In fact, he inherited the debt, the wars, and the imploding economic. Just because a lie is told over and over again, does not mean that it is true. You cited "300 deaths" -- what the 4,000 deaths of U.S. soldiers because of the Iraz vendetta war.”
kolay1629 on Jun 22, 2012 at 15:00:37
“Bush covered it up to cover up engaging in a war with no clear evidence. Reagan was involved in the IRAN/contra wr”
richldnrd on Jun 22, 2012 at 14:55:42
“Sounds like the whole motive of the Bush administration trying to come up with an excuse as to why it was so important to invade Iraq and cover for his friend Karl Rove, and bail out the banks that made terrible business practices.”
Jun 21, 2012 at 15:09:05
“The problem with these "swimsuits" is that they are not swimsuits. They are dresses and pants and shorts and shirts. In other words, you may as well swim with your clothes on because all you're really doing is changing outfits, not putting on a swimsuit. These are cute as outfits. As swimwear - I got one word: Stupid.”
notonyourlife on Jun 22, 2012 at 12:16:13
“Why do you care? Perhaps she thinks what you wear is stupid!”
GraniteSkyline on Jun 21, 2012 at 16:46:23
“There is a water park near me that would deem this apparel to be not swimwear and would forbid people to get on any slides. [Apparently they WANT bikinis to be ripped off from hydro action.]”
ainorac on Jun 21, 2012 at 15:23:43
“i agree, but i like it better than dental floss bathing suits. can we meet in the middle?”
“And that's a discriminatory statement. Now you're a discriminator just like the rest of "good old America"
Proud moment, eh?”
billy112140 on Jun 20, 2012 at 16:20:32
“I`m in no way like your "good old america". If our history of how some ppl. have always been treated in this country is discriminatory, so be it. I`m more proud of NOT being like some who practice discrimination against others because they don`t look or sound like me.”
“We are not at war with Iran. Nor have we any reason to be at war with Iran. Stop being a sheep. WE are the ones poking the bear, not Iran. How would it be if Iran surrounded the US with military bases and started trying to dictate to us what we are and are not allowed to do? Things might get a little tense, eh? Maybe we should stop being the biggest bully in the entire world and leave other countries to themselves. Maybe then they wouldnt feel the need to lash out. Hm? Maybe?”
“Of COURSE Huffnblow leaves out the details that make it clear why this is no more an outrage than sliced bread. The only outrage happening here is the federal government's dishonest portrayal of what is really happening between us and Iran.”
The Consumerist says she just happens to speak the language.
Which one do you believe?
Everybody loves to scream "RULES ARE RULES" until they, themselves, are affronted by the rules and suddenly it's an outrage. Maybe one day people will learn that it is our own fault we allow the government to dictate every last detail of our lives. Maybe some day people will realize that it is our own fault that we don't stand up to it and make it stop. Maybe. Probably not....”
RespectThe Whale on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:31:57
“How about she's from Iran, ie. born there, and is now a US citizen? Makes sense to me.”
“You sound like a racist - painting an entire population with one brush. I'm a republican. I don't care who it helps if it's sound economic policy. I'm not interested in the politics at play and I don't care who benefits from any of it, as long as its best for the people. So stop acting like an ignorant fool. Start looking at PEOPLE instead of PARTIES. Because at the end of the day, the only two parties are the government and the people.”
andyou on Jun 7, 2012 at 17:05:30
“The Republicans are a self-selecting population. They actively choose to be Republicans. That's totally different than race, gender, or sexual identity.
You say their are only two parties, the people and the government. But actually, following your analogy, there are three sides. The people, the government and powerful corporations/billionaires. They depend on you forgetting about them so they can get you to vote against your own interests. You believe that any power taken from the government will directly go to the people. But actually, quite often it accrues to large, sometimes multi-national entities that want a weaker government so they can take advantage of people. Some of the billionaires supporting Romney hope he'll lax restrictions so it will be easier for them to pollute or do other things not in the public interest.
Sometimes government can be too invasive and needs to be checked. However, the current all-out assault on government is a different matter entirely.”
“You had me until you said that congress needs to get a jobs program going. What congress needs to do is step back and get their nose out of the market, period. They are regulating the economy to death, literally killing it, and it needs to stop. Business starts and stops with the consumer. The government has no place in it. End of story.”
she343 on Jun 7, 2012 at 16:58:11
“you do know that has been proven to be a false statement- right?
what is you suggestion to replace the regs? maybe going back to air quality that will rival China? rivers catching fire? workers rioting because they can't feed their families?
"consumer beware"?-- and if you or your kid dies?
The regs were all put in place for a reason!-- address the reason and you won't need the regs- until then?”
When are people going to realize that if the economy is going to improve it is going to HAVE TO be the people, NOT the government, that do the spending and saving and budgeting? The government does NOT "create" jobs. The CONSUMER does!!! The government does not "Create" the economy. The CONSUMER does!!! The government is NOT the answer! The CONSUMER is!!! If the government (of EITHER party) really actually WANTED to see the people prosper and be strong, it would BACK OFF and let the market live. People capable of independant thought can plainly see that they DON'T. Poor, uneducated, hungry people are much easier to control. THINK about that FACT the next time you consider trusting this overgrown pig of a government to do ANYTHING in our best interest.”
“When you start your rant by claiming that "republicans don't" or "democrats don't" your credibility goes right out the window with any thinking person, and you come off as an ignorant sheep. Mostly because you are. First off, you've just painted every republican in the country with the same broad brush. How is that ANY different than racism? Why not just say "Blacks don't" or White's don't"? Secondly, where do you get off saying I don't want the economy to improve? That's a stupid, ignorant, divisive remark to make. Period.
Try using YOUR head instead of the media's. Try having a thought that DOESN'T have a (R) or (D) at the end of it. Heck - just try having a thought at all. One that wasn't fed to you?? One you came up with all by yourself, maybe??
When will you and the rest of the party game players start to understand? Gain a tiny glimmer of a clue? When the government's boot is on your throat, it DOES NOT MATTER whether it's the left boot or the right. The answer to our economic woes is NOT going to be found with them, on EITHER side of the (non-existant) aisle. It's NOT left vs right. It's government vs the people. NONE of them give a crap about you, me or anyone else, regardless of the (completely meaningless) little parenthetical letter after their names.
“Stop being a twit. Should we stop all news reporting completely just so nobody gets any big ideas? Any idiot who wants to die will find a way. HP did not "give kids or anyone else" anything they didn't already have. *SMH*”
mrshep on Jun 5, 2012 at 16:33:19
“You are right this was news, because of the unusual method she used
...you are Favorite & Fanned”
“Killed for her drug money. Nice. Are we willing yet to admit that the "war on drugs" does NOTHING but create more criminals? Perhaps it's time for a new approach? This girl wouldn't have HAD any "drug money" if the nanny state didn't take it upon themselves to dictate what grown adults are "allowed" to do with their own lives, or what doctors, pharmacies and stores were "allowed" to market. Sure - put it ALL into the hands of criminals! That's the answer!! Way to take a public health concern and transform it into a worldwide criminal enterprise!!”
excaderesdesire on Jun 5, 2012 at 12:03:16
“I have to agree... However I truly believe society creates these monsters. When those incharge of upholding the law don't bother doing their job then there is something seriously wrong with the system we live by and this... is the result..
When you live in a fishbowl, where the sharks are given free reign only the sharks will survive. When theres nothing left but the sharks even they will eventually turn on each other.”
TerapinPW on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:52:45
“The article didn't say she HAD drug money. It said she was robbed FOR drug money. Meaning they robbed her to go buy drugs!!”
“Still playing the right vs left game, eh? When will you catch up with the REALITY that it's NOT left vs right? It's tyrannical government vs personal liberty. A mandate is AGAINST THE LAW! It is uncontitutional!!! PERIOD! I don't care who's "idea" it was. It was a BAD one and an unconstitutional one, and they have NO RIGHT TO FORCE IT ON US. END OF STORY.”
johndpieper on Jun 5, 2012 at 17:48:56
“I see what you're saying. I would be fine with a person's right to refuse health care insurance, but there whould be a penalty. We need to make sure that everyone who refusees coverage would have to save a waiver saying that if you suffer a catastrophic illness or accident, you MUST pay all of your bills in full. If your bills for an incident come out to be $100 K, so be it. You are responsible for the entire amount. No filing bankruptcy, no write offs by the hospital and doctors, your medical providers can file a lien against your home, assets, and property until the bill is paid in full.
It's people without insurance, and people refusing to pay medical bills that are too high for them to pay that is making health care so expensive for the rest of us. As long as that happens, there will be no solution to costs. You're right. You have a right to refuse coverage, but you don't have the right for the rest of us to absorb your costs. If you want to risk losing your home, your retirement accounts, your investments, and other assets unless you pay your medical bills.
Maybe you're a gambler. I'm not. I'm very heathy. You have to be in my job, but twice over the last 10 years I was struck by out of control drivers and was hospitalized for my injuries. My bills in the first incident were well above $100 K because had to have surgery and was hospitalized for a week. I was so glad to have insurance with the airline, because I wouldn't have been able to pay that bill easily. It would have taken me two or three years. You NEVER know what's waiting around the corner.
One final point on the liberty angle. Why is fair to force employers with a certain number of employers to to carry health insurance on their employees? Should we just make it a free for all? Given the chance, most people would not spend the money for coverage. "I'll just file bankruptcy", ""I'll just let the providers write my bills off," are things I already hear.”
“What, exactly, does INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY mean to you? Can you POSSIBLY be as ignorant as the rant you just posted?”
beckola on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:56:31
“Well, let's see, Republicans are always screaming about our "socialist" government, because they believe so very much in individual responsibility.
Ayn Rand's "rugged individualism" meme. Republicans' battle cry is more like it.
You know, the belief that all individuals can succeed on their own and that government help for people should be minimal.
So what is it? Which do you believe? No individual mandate so each person can be responsible for his own health care cost?
Or no change, no mandate, where the "socialist government" takes care of them? Hmmm?
You talk out of both sides of your mouth, even as neither side of your brain is working properly.”
jat49 on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:38:22
“What does individual responsiblity mean to you? And why are you calling someone who explains individual mandate ignorant. I don't see the ignorance in beckola's post. Your post is ignorance until you explain it.”
umwaitwhat on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:35:15
“So what does it mean to you? You are just as ignorant.”