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Joe Biden On Gun Control: 'Simply Unacceptable' To Let Politics Prevent Action

Joe Biden On Gun Control: 'Simply Unacceptable' To Let Politics Prevent Action

Commented Feb 7, 2013 at 08:28:37 in Politics

“The Supreme Court says YOU have a right to a handgun and rifle/shotgun! So wrote Justice Antonin Scalia in a majority opinion. This decision did NOT include assault rifles!

Every right, even the First Amendment has limits (one can't yell "fire" in a theater) ... SO let's have reasonable limits on the Second Amendment for the good of our whole society!

The NRA speaks for the gun industry; the society they are creating for us is the need for every school to be GATED with police protection (we are there now!), then every theater, then every church, then every mall, and so on! What a beautiful America, as 11000 innocent Americans die every year on the blood altar of NRA paranoia! Not much different than the Aztecs!”

Jack Lantern on Feb 7, 2013 at 09:33:25

“Spot on, Gary. The NRA is totally bought out by gun companies, just like the GOP is totally co-opted by lobbying cash as well. Neither can be seen making any reasonable arguments related to the topics they're supposed to be experts on. Repubs used to be seen as the "economy" party, but no longer. They destroyed during the Bush years. The NRA is supposed to protect the gun rights of individuals? HA! Their extremist views are actually threatening them!

Just like everything else associated with conservatives, they don't want what's good for the country, they only want what they want, which they deem is perfectly fine for everyone else and screw them if they can't see it their way. We need to keep pushing forward to protect the public from the political extremism that is the GOP/T-baggin/conservative party.”

gibsonclik on Feb 7, 2013 at 09:18:39

“Seriously. You haven't the slightest idea what you're on about. And that is a shame.”

gibsonclik on Feb 7, 2013 at 09:15:38

“I'm a liberal to my core. I own 4 recording studios and 2 restaurants and I am also a retired EMT paramedic.

THE NRA SPEAKS FOR ME.”

Pete Buhrer on Feb 7, 2013 at 09:09:57

“The Supreme Court establishes "the Second Amendment applies only to arms suitable for use in an organized militia [militarized arms] " -United States v. Miller 1939.

When Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes established the Clear and Present Danger test, he explained that the First Amendment does not protect free speech if its purpose is inciting chaos or inducing panic. Shouting "FIRE!" in a crowded movie house [when that is untrue] is not protected speech and the actor shall not be immune from prosecution for the effects and injuries of any ensuing mayhem.

Here is where arguments for curbing the Second Amendment become fatuous:
There is a pervasive mentality that bearing arms is equivalent to offensive violence.
This is tantamount to decreeing that every person capalble of speaking WILL inevitably shout "Fire" in a crowded movie house. The Second Amendment does not provide any protection for the commission of crimes against persons or property. Despite whatever propganda you've been ingesting, the National Rifle association does not condone or lobby for the protection of the violent, but rather seeks to ensure that the state does not collude authority to infringe the right of the people to keep and bear arms.”

Tman68 on Feb 7, 2013 at 09:03:18

“A so called "assault weapon" IS just a rifle. The only difference between an AR15 and s hunting rifle like a Remington model 7400, which will not be banned, is that the AR15 looks scary. They both fire at the same rate, are equally as accurate, and the 7400 is more deadly because the bullets it fired can be a larger caliber. The AR15 has a pistol grip, and flash surpressor,”

I plead the 2nd on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:56:43

“There is no such thing as an assault rifle.

A rifle is a rifle.....and an AR-15 is semiautomatic just like any other one.

You lose.”

jake2013 on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:52:58

“define "assault rifle" as opposed to a non-assault rifle”

UrascalU on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:50:27

“"The Supreme Court says YOU have a right to a handgun and rifle/shotgun! So wrote Justice Antonin Scalia in a majority opinion. This decision did NOT include assault rifles! "

It didn't exclude them either. Want to know why? Semi-auto rifles are NOT 'assault rifles', they are just... rifles. No matter how many times you want to tell yourself otherwise.

Finally, the 1st Amendment doesn't *prevent* me from yelling 'Fire!' in a theater like a gun ban would *prevent* me from owning a particular firearm. Would there be consequences if I yelled 'Fire!' in a theater? Of course... just like there would be consequences if I used my firearm to endanger the public. Otherwise I can yell 'Fire!' in my own home as much as I want as loud as I want.”

SSOFM on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:49:28

“TL/DR an assault rifle is a rifle. case closed.”

Hunter3203 on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:48:42

“How does an "assault rifle" differ from a rifle that will remain legal?

Check out Sen Feinstein's legislation. Some of the guns are both on the list of banned and protected guns. How does that make any sense?”

Carl Kerstann7734 on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:47:51

“Very nice over the top comparison. This is exactly why gun owners fight every attempt at gun control.”

Rhancheck on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:44:40

“The second has limits also...a scary looking gun is an assault styled rifle...An actual assault rifle would take class III license which are very few and far between. That would be like trying to ban a Honda because it has racing stripes and a loud muffler, it still isn't what it pretends to be, but is still useful.

Most of those deaths of which you speak are from handguns, so you want to ban apples because someone choked on a cherry?”

Toddynho on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:36:44

“Soo refreshing to read a thoughtful and factual post on this issue. Thank you, fan #127.”

D Aceman on Feb 7, 2013 at 08:36:24

“You CAN shout 'fire' in a theater....if there is a fire. You keep using the word reasonable. I do not believe it means what you think it means. Who gets to decide reasonable? Is it reasonable to ban something when 10 million of them already are in private hands? No, it is not reasonable and serves no purpose.

The NRA speaks for me, it's members, and they do accept donations from the industry that supplies it's products to me. I own sporting rifles and should not be punished so you FEEL safer.”
Laura Acevez, Domestic Abuse Victim, Failed By Lax Gun Laws

Laura Acevez, Domestic Abuse Victim, Failed By Lax Gun Laws

Commented Feb 6, 2013 at 09:56:08 in Politics

“The Supreme Court says YOU have a right to a handgun and rifle/shotgun! So wrote Justice Antonin Scalia in a majority opinion. This decision did NOT include assault rifles!

Every right, even the First Amendment has limits (one can't yell "fire" in a theater) ... SO let's have reasonable limits on the Second Amendment for the good of our whole society!

The NRA speaks for the gun industry; the society they are creating for us is the need for every school to be GATED with police protection (we are there now!), then every theater, then every church, then every mall, and so on! What a beautiful America, as 11000 innocent Americans die every year on the blood altar of NRA paranoia! Not much different than the Aztecs!”

motor84bsxn on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:31:18

“What do assault rifles have to do with this story?”

MNKlien212 on Feb 6, 2013 at 10:42:06

“My right to kill anyone I want to is not trumped by your right not to die. That's what the 2nd Amendment really means. And I revel in it.”

illegalneocon on Feb 6, 2013 at 10:33:11

“Rifle=legal
Same rifle as above with pistol grip=illegal.

this is the insanity of the left.”

VequalsIR on Feb 6, 2013 at 10:21:44

“An AR-15 operates no differently than other rifles. It is a semi-automatic, not an automatic machine gun. It functions the same as hunting rifles. The only difference is cosmetic.”

Vet1225 on Feb 6, 2013 at 10:21:25

“An "Assualt rifle" is simply a ..........rifle.”
Obama Responds To White House Gun Control Petition (VIDEO)

Obama Responds To White House Gun Control Petition (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 21, 2012 at 08:43:57 in Politics

“GATED SCHOOLS

WE CAN ALL SEE THE FUTURE NOW! Even IF we ban assault rifles, big ammo clips and cop-killer bullets, it will be many years before the remaining cesspool of these terrible weapons is drained from our society!

And even IF we control and limit violent video games and movies, it will be many years before impressionable boys and young men stop drinking in this virtual poison and permanently living in a desensitized alternate reality.

And even IF mental health services improve dramatically, NOW THE ONLY WAY to protect our innocent children and society as a whole is to “GATE” every school in America with security fencing and 100% police protection!

This is the BEST STEP to take to prevent another catastrophe like Sandy Hook. And really it is just like gated airports areas to prevent plane hijacking catastrophes.

After that, we will need GATED theaters and malls! Wherever Americans gather in numbers, we need on-site protection! This gated future is here and now! It is the cost of our civil-ization.”

craigsco on Dec 21, 2012 at 09:02:28

“unfortunately you are correct....armed guards and metal detectors at every entrance to all schools....just like we already have in court houses and inner city schools...at least it would create thousands of new jobs...”

Einstein Was Right on Dec 21, 2012 at 08:55:33

“A few 'Ahmeds' got through your GATED concept areas
with bombs in their shoes and in their shorts.

So, we are all to live in pens?

Usually when police are needed, response time can be 5-20 minutes.
Response time of a legal sidearm... 1.2 seconds.”

Rebel 985 on Dec 21, 2012 at 08:49:28

“Yeah then it would look like East Germany...how fitting with the communist-socialist system growing around us.”
Obama Responds To White House Gun Control Petition (VIDEO)

Obama Responds To White House Gun Control Petition (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 21, 2012 at 08:41:25 in Politics

“ASSAULT RIFLES -- FOR WHAT PURPOSE?

Military Assault Rifles are NOT for hunting animals; they’re for hunting human beings during war… OR here in America they’re for hunting and killing first graders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

After the July 2012 Aurora Colorado theater massacre where a high-powered assault rifle was also used, our sad national truth became clear -- MORE HUMAN SACRIFICES ON THE BLOOD ALTAR OF NRA PARANOIA! Not too much different than the Aztecs!!!

It’s happened again. Another massacre with another assault rifle, BUT this latest massacre is EVEN worse than the Aztec rituals of the pre-Columbian past. The Aztecs NEVER sacrificed their children! SO why are today's Americans worse than the Aztecs with our modern paranoid human sacrifices?

The 2nd Amendment and the use of guns by hunters and for home protection have nothing to do with military assault rifles! Yet Wayne Lapierre and the NRA almost certainly view banning assault rifles with the same compassion than Adam Lanza viewed those innocent faces right before he changed their flesh into hamburger with his high-powered Bushmaster 223.”

Biggredd on Dec 21, 2012 at 09:35:36

“What purpose? To maintain a free state! Sorry about the fav. I meant to hit reply!”

Country Hick on Dec 21, 2012 at 09:02:50

“You are correct. THAT is why very, very, very few people go through the time, expense and hassle to obtain the permits and licenses to obtain an assault rifle.

Or are you spouting the official Party and media line that a semiautomatic is an "assault rifle"? The same type of semi used by many hunters?”
Walmart Pulls Bushmaster Rifle From Website In Wake Of Newtown Shooting

Walmart Pulls Bushmaster Rifle From Website In Wake Of Newtown Shooting

Commented Dec 18, 2012 at 08:25:32 in Business

“ASSAULT RIFLES -- FOR WHAT PURPOSE?

Military Assault Rifles are NOT for hunting animals; they’re for hunting human beings during war… OR here in America they’re for hunting and killing first graders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

After the July 2012 Aurora Colorado theater massacre where a high-powered assault rifle was also used, our sad national truth became clear -- MORE HUMAN SACRIFICES ON THE BLOOD ALTAR OF NRA PARANOIA! Not too much different than the Aztecs.

Now it’s happened again! Another massacre with another assault rifle, BUT this latest massacre is EVEN worse than Aztec rituals of the pre-Columbian past. The Aztecs NEVER sacrificed their children! So why are Americans worse than the Aztecs with our modern 21st century paranoid human sacrifices?

The 2nd Amendment and the use of guns by hunters and for home protection have nothing to do with military assault rifles! Yet Wayne Lapierre and the NRA almost certainly view banning assault rifles with the same compassion than Adam Lanza viewed those innocent faces right before he changed their flesh into hamburger with his high-powered Bushmaster 223.”
Harry Reid Open To Gun Control Debate After Sandy Hook Shooting

Harry Reid Open To Gun Control Debate After Sandy Hook Shooting

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 15:30:00 in Politics

“ASSAULT RIFLES -- FOR WHAT PURPOSE?

Military-Style Assault Rifles are NOT for hunting animals; they’re for hunting human beings during war… OR here in America they’re for hunting and killing first graders at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

After the July 2012 Aurora Colorado theater massacre with an high-powered assault rifle, our sad national truth was clear -- MORE HUMAN SACRIFICES ON THE BLOOD ALTAR OF NRA PARANOIA! Not too much different than the Aztecs.

NOW it’s happened again! Another massacre with another assault rifle, BUT this massacre was EVEN worse than Aztec rituals of the past. The Aztecs NEVER sacrificed their children! So what else can we say, but that we are worse than the Aztecs in performing human sacrifices!

Wayne Lapierre and the NRA almost certainly view banning assault rifles with the same compassion than Adam Lanza viewed those innocent faces right before he changed their flesh into hamburger.”
Boehner Pushes Obama To Relocate Fiscal Cliff Farther Down The Road

Boehner Pushes Obama To Relocate Fiscal Cliff Farther Down The Road

Commented Nov 17, 2012 at 08:10:26 in Politics

“First, it's NOT a fiscal cliff, but a gradual slope!

Second, going over this gradual fiscal slope for a few days will end the Grover Norquist's reign of terror!”

justmy2cintz on Nov 17, 2012 at 08:13:55

“I prefer the term "fiscal speed bump"”
Judge Blocks Birther Lawsuit In Vermont

Judge Blocks Birther Lawsuit In Vermont

Commented Nov 17, 2012 at 08:05:26 in Politics

“Barack is the right man to endure all the hatred of being President Jackie Robinson Obama!”
Secession Poll: Majority Opposes Their State Seceding From The Union

Secession Poll: Majority Opposes Their State Seceding From The Union

Commented Nov 17, 2012 at 07:55:32 in Politics

“Secession is NOT possible for a state, because the people in that state who don't want to secede are STILL protected by the US Constitution and our laws!

BUT individuals CAN secede!!!
In fact, PLEASE LEAVE—and don’t let the door hit your rear-end on the way out!

I suggest you move to Bangladesh; there you will find NO taxes and NO services. Perfect for your “I’ve got mind and the h*ll with everyone else” mentality!”

TwinkiToes on Nov 17, 2012 at 08:14:47

“Love it! Fanned too....”

tmrn31m on Nov 17, 2012 at 08:14:01

“First, we will look into your tax history and make sure you haven't been cheating. If so we will take it back with penalty.”

ByronJones on Nov 17, 2012 at 08:11:17

“Big difference between federation and confederation. Tried confederation twice before and it didn't work. Besides, what do we have against Bangladesh?”

engineer 15 on Nov 17, 2012 at 08:07:47

“I have a better idea , just stop paying the federal taxes , don't send money to the federal government and don't take any money from the federal government --- What are the feds going to do , jail 100 million people”

ronp121 on Nov 17, 2012 at 08:00:47

“Fanned, and if I could I'd do it again.”
John McCain Gets Angry Over Questions About Missed Benghazi Briefing

John McCain Gets Angry Over Questions About Missed Benghazi Briefing

Commented Nov 16, 2012 at 20:51:05 in Politics

“McCain and many Republicans have a Problem--They haven't been able to "swift boat" President Obama on Benghazi!”
Secession Poll: Majority Opposes Their State Seceding From The Union

Secession Poll: Majority Opposes Their State Seceding From The Union

Commented Nov 16, 2012 at 20:46:36 in Politics

“Secessionists Have a Problem with our President!

Fortunately, the President is the right man to endure all the hatred of being President Jackie Robinson Obama!”
The Party's Problem - Ramesh Ponnuru - National Review Online

The Party's Problem - Ramesh Ponnuru - National Review Online

Commented Nov 16, 2012 at 07:24:08 in Politics

“LESSONS FROM THE ELECTION

#1---The “FOX NEWS” WHITE (especially white men) MASS-PSYCHOSIS can no longer win national elections! Romney's psychosis and that of many other Republicans: “shellshocked!”

#2---For the first time ever, TRICKLE-DOWN ECONOMICS WORKED! The wealthiest 1% Americans spent almost $1 billion of personal money on TV ads to defeat President Obama. This money, normally squirreled away overseas, instead stimulated the US economy!

#3---The Citizens United decision, where the Supreme Court declared “ALL THE FREE SPEECH MONEY CAN BUY,” led to Republicans picking their worst possible Presidential candidate!

#4---The Republican TAXCUT-AND-SPEND philosophy of the last 30 years won elections, but destroyed the conservative brand and left our country with massive debt! What CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPLES?”

haval2 on Nov 16, 2012 at 08:45:55

“FF”

tector on Nov 16, 2012 at 08:14:38

“i agree with your lessons save a small part of #3. do you remember the field of republican presidential wannabe's in the primaries? mitt was possibly the best of the worst although i can't think of who from that mix would have been better.”
John McCain Gets Angry Over Questions About Missed Benghazi Briefing

John McCain Gets Angry Over Questions About Missed Benghazi Briefing

Commented Nov 16, 2012 at 07:01:45 in Politics

“McCain is going to "SWIFT BOAT" Obama (or somebody) on Benghazi! McCain badly needs an anger management course.”
Paul Ryan Explains Defeat In Hometown Of Janesville, Wisconsin

Paul Ryan Explains Defeat In Hometown Of Janesville, Wisconsin

Commented Nov 15, 2012 at 07:34:58 in Politics

“LESSONS FROM THE ELECTION

#1---The FOX NEWS WHITE (especially white men) MASS-PSYCHOSIS can no longer win national elections! Romney's psychosis: “shellshocked!”

#2---For the first time ever, TRICKLE-DOWN ECONOMICS WORKED! The wealthiest 1% Americans spent almost $1 billion of personal money on TV ads to defeat President Obama. This money, normally squirreled away overseas, instead stimulated the US economy!

#3---The Citizens United decision, where the Supreme Court declared “ALL THE FREE SPEECH MONEY CAN BUY,” led to Republicans picking their worst possible Presidential candidate!

#4---The Republican TAXCUT-AND-SPEND philosophy of the last 30 years won elections, but destroyed the conservative brand and left our country with massive debt!”
Obama Appeals To Activist Base For Help With Fiscal Cliff

Obama Appeals To Activist Base For Help With Fiscal Cliff

Commented Nov 14, 2012 at 07:43:43 in Politics

“Briefly GO OVER THE FISCAL SLOPE to end Grover Norquist's reign of terror, then Republicans can cut taxes on all the wealthiest 2%... and we can start reducing the deficit!

The Republican TAXCUT-AND-SPEND philosophy of the last 30 years won elections in the past, but destroyed the conservative brand and left our country with massive debt!”

texdoc96 on Nov 14, 2012 at 08:03:26

“Sorry taxes are going up on the 67%. Anyone that earns a wage. That is what America voted for.”
Newt Gingrich 'Dumbfounded' By Obama's 'Extraordinary Victory' Over Mitt Romney

Newt Gingrich 'Dumbfounded' By Obama's 'Extraordinary Victory' Over Mitt Romney

Commented Nov 13, 2012 at 07:36:58 in Politics

“LESSONS FROM THE ELECTION

#1---The FOX NEWS WHITE (especially white men) MASS-PSYCHOSIS can no longer win national elections! Romney's psychosis: “shellshocked!”

#2---For the first time ever, TRICKLE-DOWN ECONOMICS WORKED! The wealthiest 1% Americans spent almost $1 billion of personal money on TV ads to defeat President Obama. This money, normally squirreled away overseas, instead stimulated the US economy!

#3---The Citizens United decision, where the Supreme Court declared “ALL THE FREE SPEECH MONEY CAN BUY,” led to Republicans picking their worst possible Presidential candidate!

#4---The Republican TAXCUT-AND-SPEND philosophy of the last 30 years won elections, but destroyed the conservative brand and left our country with massive debt!”

upset99 on Nov 13, 2012 at 07:56:09

“The Religious Right is partially to blame this. http://www.liberalslikechrist.org/about/Goldwater.html

Both Parties have been bought and paid for by Lobbyists representing Big Business, Big Labor and Big Oil”

Bheckel169 on Nov 13, 2012 at 07:54:26

“The last people Republicans are going to listen to will be the types on this forum who have short memories or haven't experienced politics for 40 or more years. It's all cyclical. Dems are on top but Republicans will come back. That's the nature of our politics. As I recall the Dems were talking about the death of their party when they got drubbed in 2010. Enjoy it for now but never forget, things can turn quickly and you're then on the outside. For my first 20 years in politics I was a registered Democrat. You wouldn't be able to recognize that party with todays's Democratic party. The same changes have occurred with the Republicans. The smart ones on this forum know it. The young, naive or hyper-partisan don't yet and thus the childish responses by many.”

caysay on Nov 13, 2012 at 07:49:59

“I think your assessment of the Republican party is very clear. I don't understand why everyone can't see that when a Republican says they want to raise taxes everything else goes up!”

palindrom on Nov 13, 2012 at 07:41:44

“I agree with you on most of this, but if you think Romney was the worst possible Presidential candidate, your memory is pretty short. Can you imagine Santorum going up against Obama? Or Gingrich? Or any other of those fools?”
Rick Perry Takes Stand On Texas Secession Issue

Rick Perry Takes Stand On Texas Secession Issue

Commented Nov 13, 2012 at 07:30:12 in Politics

“PLEASE LEAVE!
And don't let the door hit your rear on the way out!

Do like Romney's grandparents did, go to Mexico if you don't like the USA!
Or Bangladesh, please go to Bangladesh! NO taxes and NO services there, SO truly you can builtit it on your own!

Good Luck! We want to know or hear about you no more.”
huffingtonpost entry

Bill Kristol: 'It Won't Kill The Country If We Raise Taxes' On Millionaires (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 12, 2012 at 07:07:26 in Politics

“LESSONS FROM THE ELECTION

#1---The FOX NEWS WHITE (especially white men) MASS-PSYCHOSIS can no longer win national elections! Romney's psychosis: “shellshocked!”

#2---For the first time ever, TRICKLE-DOWN ECONOMICS WORKED! The wealthiest 1% Americans spent almost $1 billion of personal money on TV ads to defeat President Obama. This money, normally squirreled away overseas, instead stimulated the US economy!

#3---The Citizens United decision, where the Supreme Court declared “ALL THE FREE SPEECH MONEY CAN BUY,” led to Republicans picking their worst possible Presidential candidate!

#4---The Republican TAXCUT-AND-SPEND philosophy of the last 30 years won elections, but destroyed the conservative brand and left our country with massive debt!”
Frank Rich On The GOP’s Denial

Frank Rich On The GOP’s Denial

Commented Nov 10, 2012 at 08:04:32 in Politics

“LESSONS FROM THE ELECTION

#1---The FOX NEWS WHITE (especially white men) MASS-PSYCHOSIS can no longer win national elections! Romney's psychosis: “shellshocked!”

#2---For the first time ever, TRICKLE-DOWN ECONOMICS WORKED! The wealthiest 1% Americans spent almost $1 billion of personal money on TV ads to defeat President Obama. This money, normally squirreled away overseas, instead stimulated the US economy!

#3---The Citizens United decision, where the Supreme Court declared “ALL THE FREE SPEECH MONEY CAN BUY,” led to Republicans picking their worst possible Presidential candidate!

#4---The Republican TAXCUT-AND-SPEND philosophy of the last 30 years won elections, but destroyed the conservative brand and left our country with massive debt!”
huffingtonpost entry

Conservatives Struggle To Explain How Mitt Romney Lost 2012 Presidential Election

Commented Nov 9, 2012 at 10:25:41 in Politics

“LESSONS FROM THE ELECTION

#1---The FOX NEWS WHITE (especially white men) MASS-PSYCHOSIS can no longer win national elections! Romney's psychosis "shellshocked!"

#2---For the first time ever, TRICKLE-DOWN ECONOMICS WORKED! The wealthiest 1% Americans spent almost $1 billion of personal money on TV ads to defeat President Obama. This money, normally squirreled away overseas, was spent stimulating the US economy!

#3---The Citizens United decision, where the Supreme Court declared, “ALL THE FREE SPEECH MONEY CAN BUY,” led to Republicans picking their worst possible Presidential candidate!

#4---The Republican TAXCUT-AND-SPEND philosophy of the last 30 years won elections, but destroyed the conservative brand and left our country with massive debt!”
Republican Reckoning Begins After Revealing Defeat

Republican Reckoning Begins After Revealing Defeat

Commented Nov 8, 2012 at 08:51:13 in Politics

“REAL LESSONS FROM THE ELECTION

#1---The FOX NEWS WHITE MASS-PSYCHOSIS can no longer win national elections! And more and more states elections are becoming problematic.

#2---For the first time, we have AN EXAMPLE OF TRICKLE-DOWN ECONOMICS WORKING! The wealthiest one-percent of Americans, who hold 50% of the nation’s wealth, spent almost $1 billion of personal money on TV ads to defeat President Obama. This money, normally squirreled away in Swiss bank accounts, the Cayman Islands etc, was spent in the good-old USA stimulating our economy. Shocking! Their ROI was zero or negative.

#3---The Citizens United decision, where the Supreme Court declared, “ALL THE FREE SPEECH MONEY CAN BUY,” led to Republicans picking Mitt Romney, their worst possible candidate, to run for President!”
The Villages' Democrats Find Second-Rate Citizenry In A Billionaire's Republican Kingdom

The Villages' Democrats Find Second-Rate Citizenry In A Billionaire's Republican Kingdom

Commented Nov 6, 2012 at 08:41:24 in Politics

“REPUBLICANISM VS CHRISTIANITY

Setting aside abortion as a complicated issue of religious belief vs separation of church and state, EVERYTHING ELSE Republicans stand for can be characterized as CHRISTIAN EVIL.

For example, THE ROMNEY-RYAN immoral budget... The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Has Told Ryan to Stop Distorting Church Teachings to Justify This Immoral Budget! The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops sent a letter to Congressional leaders stating that “a just framework for future budgets cannot rely on disproportionate cuts in essential services to the poor; it requires shared sacrifice by all.” John Gehring, Catholic Outreach Coordinator stated, “This budget turns centuries of Catholic social teaching on its head. Catholic leaders and the faithful are tired of faith being misused to bless an immoral agenda.”

Jesus said, Matthew 25:40, “Truly whatever you do for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you do to ME" But Romney-Ryan sayeth the opposite! Clearly, Republican Christian Pharisees have become completely self-centered! Instead of “Faith, Hope and Charity, and the greatest of these is Charity,” these Americans profess “ME, ME, ME, I’M SAVED!”

GOD HELP US!”

MarkInTexas on Nov 6, 2012 at 08:48:08

“That's why I quit voting republican a few years back. They were 180 degrees opposite of my beliefs.”
Obama 'Monday Night Football' Interview: Expand College Football Playoffs To 8 Teams (VIDEO)

Obama 'Monday Night Football' Interview: Expand College Football Playoffs To 8 Teams (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 6, 2012 at 08:35:47 in Sports

“WHERE DO JOBS COME FROM?

Our future is an economic choice between supply-side economics and demand-side economics. Demand-side economics is what made America great during the Clinton years--demand for product and services comes from a large, economically healthy, and growing Middle Class, and THAT DEMAND CREATES JOBS AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING!

PROOF: Almost everyday CNBC reports that the consumer is 70% of the US economy! And who is the consumer...largely the Middle Class. This simple truth is proof of our demand-side economy, and the DIFFICULTY of job creation!

Jobs do NOT come from so-called job creators! Our country is already awash in capital to create jobs; only the increased DEMAND for products and services is missing!

MORE PROOF: America became great because of its bottom-up economy, NOT top-down or trickle down. The richest Americans can’t grow jobs and our economy by trickling money on us. With the worst job creation record of any President in the last 70 years, Bush43 proved that, as he added only 3.7 million net new jobs over 8 years. In contrast, Clinton added 22.7 million jobs.

Meanwhile, Romney wants to do trickle-down economics all over again with more wealth for the top 1% of Americans, instead of healing the Middle Class!”

square of fifths on Nov 6, 2012 at 09:09:10

“Over a course of 8 years that only comes to around 3 million jiobs a year. LOL Big deal and that was what 20 years ago. Boy talk about living in the past.”
Obama 'Monday Night Football' Interview: Expand College Football Playoffs To 8 Teams (VIDEO)

Obama 'Monday Night Football' Interview: Expand College Football Playoffs To 8 Teams (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 6, 2012 at 08:33:09 in Sports

“OBAMA IS DOING A GREAT JOB!

He saved GM and Chrysler and millions of good-paying Middle Class jobs, many in Ohio, Michigan and surrounding states! Romney was against saving our auto industry! Mitt's deceptive, false ads can't change that.

Right now, the US has the BEST (still terrible, but the BEST) economy in the advanced world. Meanwhile, much of Europe is in or heading into recession due to austerity at the wrong time!

After inheriting a $1 trillion yearly deficit, President Obama didn’t do a Herbert Hoover and make it worse with destructive austerity and depression! Deficit reduction will come when the economy can handle it.

American business has record profits and record cash-on-hand of over $2 trillion! The stock market S&P500, the best measure of the health of American capitalism, has doubled in the last 3½ years thanks to Obama and Bernanke!

Obama is NOT doing stupid things as Romney-Ryan would do, such as supply-side economics all over again! Fool us twice, shame on us! Or as George Santayana put it, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it!”

THE ONLY PROBLEM--Jobs are coming back slowly and steadily, but too slowly for the 4-year election cycle!”

June25 on Nov 6, 2012 at 09:13:17

“You left out the part where Obama spread his arms and the Red Sea parted.”

square of fifths on Nov 6, 2012 at 09:10:13

“Drink up pal.”
huffingtonpost entry

Mitt Romney Haunted By Missing Tax Returns As Campaign Draws To Close

Commented Nov 6, 2012 at 08:20:43 in Politics

“SENATOR REID IS STILL ASKING---WHAT'S THE PROBLEM WITH RELEASING RMONEY'S TAX RETURNS?

In 2008 when John McCain vetted Mitt Romney for the VP job, Romney gave McCain the past 23 years of Mitt's IRS Tax returns! And McCain chose Palin over Romney!

So McCain could see Romney's tax returns, but the American people are NOT allowed to see them now! THAT WON’T PLAY IN PEORIA!

Over 20 prominent Republican including George Will and Bill Kristol now say "release the tax returns" WHAT’S MITT ROMNEY HIDING? It must be some pretty bad stuff!

There are two important and reasonable unanswered questions: In any of the last 10 years did Romney pay NO income tax on all his income? And REALLY DEADLY did Romney, the man with no moral compass, get caught cheating and have to take the 2009 IRS-offered Swiss Bank Account Amnesty?”
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