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Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal

Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal

Commented Dec 9, 2013 at 09:30:47 in Politics

“This entire mess was caused by an offensive video.”

Dave0258 on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:27:34

“That was an "IBC" moment.

Involuntarily Blowing Coffee (through the nose).”
Tea Party Battles Business Over Atlanta Braves Stadium

Tea Party Battles Business Over Atlanta Braves Stadium

Commented Dec 8, 2013 at 22:57:36 in Politics

“You're right, it started way before 2007. So, do you agree that it is OK for our government employees to get votes and campaign funds by spending our money or do you agree with the Tea Party and want it to stop?”

Bataan on Dec 9, 2013 at 00:19:40

“As for picking winners.  That will never stop. Anytime the government purchases a new technology, it is picking a winner.  When it picked the Xerox 860 word processor over the IBM selectric II typewriter it picked a winner.  That's what happens when you are the biggest consumer in the world.”

Bataan on Dec 9, 2013 at 00:14:56

“I assume you are speaking of legislators and not the everyday government employee.  They, like all Americans get to vote, but they don't get campaign funds to spend.  The problem I have with the Tea Party is they support the same people doing all the spending and increasing the size of government.  These are the same people crying out for Congress/President to keep their "government" hands off Medicare.  Second, they spend far too much time listening to the lies of Fox News and the rest of the conservative "Amen" corner.  Democrats have their own, but not nearly as crazy as those on the right. I do however, agree there are lots of things we could cut in the budget to save money.  Agricultural subsidies, oil subsidies, and the defense budget would be a good place to start.  We could cut $145 billion a year with ease.”
Tea Party Battles Business Over Atlanta Braves Stadium

Tea Party Battles Business Over Atlanta Braves Stadium

Commented Dec 8, 2013 at 21:58:21 in Politics

“Anarchists want no government. Tea party members want the limited republic (not a democracy) mandated by our founders in Article 4, Section 4. There is a difference.

Do you want government to pick winners and losers in the sports business like it did with financial institutions and providers of "green" energy after 2007?”

Steve Rockett on Dec 8, 2013 at 23:26:09

“What a silly comment. Our government is in part designed to stimulate growth of this country. They license radio stations, sell oil rights, set up pseudo governmental providers of electricity, water, and other natural resources. The tea party is full of crap.”

Bataan on Dec 8, 2013 at 22:13:51

“The government has been picking winners and losers since the very beginning. Nothing happening recently is anything new. For example, the government pick a winner with the Erie Canal, with railroads, telegraphs, petroleum, autos, and computers. The government has always picked winners and always will because as soon as the government purchases a product/service that service/product has been made a winner. The biggest consumer in the world has clout and its purchasing habits can make or breaks companies.”
Obama: 'If Congress Refuses To Act' On Unemployment Benefits, 'It Will Actually Harm Our Economy'

Obama: 'If Congress Refuses To Act' On Unemployment Benefits, 'It Will Actually Harm Our Economy'

Commented Dec 8, 2013 at 08:47:34 in Politics

“Yes! People in favor of a huge invasive government keep saying that those in favor of free enterprise never offer a solution. You just did, but they will never realize it because it does not involve more government meddling.

Btw, "CRISIS" is a word used to justify more government meddling.”
Obama: Some Republicans Have 'Gotta Be Embarrassed'

Obama: Some Republicans Have 'Gotta Be Embarrassed'

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 23:05:03 in Politics

“The native Americans had a bad immigration policy too.”
GOP Rep. Joe Barton Calls For Minimum Wage Repeal

GOP Rep. Joe Barton Calls For Minimum Wage Repeal

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 18:01:37 in Politics

“If you want to raise wages, abolish minimum wages. Too many employers use that number as the maximum wages they will pay.”
Nasty Surprise May Await People Who Thought They Enrolled In Obamacare

Nasty Surprise May Await People Who Thought They Enrolled In Obamacare

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 12:28:49 in Business

“Everyone also needs to be concerned about all the fraudulent websites offering healthcare coverage. Just be sure to sign up on the one that does not work.”
Nasty Surprise May Await People Who Thought They Enrolled In Obamacare

Nasty Surprise May Await People Who Thought They Enrolled In Obamacare

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 12:27:13 in Business

“It started becoming employers' jobs to provide health care to its employees during World War II when they were looking for ways to avoid the wage controls imposed by our government. The market value of a good employee was higher than the limit.”
Mitch McConnell: Republicans Need To 'Stand Up To' Conservatives 'Giving Conservatism A Bad Name'

Mitch McConnell: Republicans Need To 'Stand Up To' Conservatives 'Giving Conservatism A Bad Name'

Commented Dec 1, 2013 at 21:10:45 in Politics

“I know that freedom is un-American, but try the Libertarian agenda--freedom from the control freaks in both the Democrat and Democrat-Lite/Republican Parties.

"Oppose everything un-constitutional, propose limited government" And, remember that at least four of the 5-4 DC Supremes vote against the Constitution at every opportunity.”
Mitch McConnell: Republicans Need To 'Stand Up To' Conservatives 'Giving Conservatism A Bad Name'

Mitch McConnell: Republicans Need To 'Stand Up To' Conservatives 'Giving Conservatism A Bad Name'

Commented Dec 1, 2013 at 21:03:40 in Politics

“Another possible conclusion: Democrats prime the pump with more forced "investments" from our descendants into our government Ponzi schemes and then call it the public debt.”

GraniteSkyline returns on Dec 1, 2013 at 21:10:04

“Intawork posted facts, and you respond with a baseless factless talking point.”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 22:19:32 in Politics

“30 years of falling wages: Almost everyone lived in poverty until Americans started experimenting with freedom. Why did we stop?

The left wingers' War on Poverty seems to be having about the same results as the right wingers' War on Drugs. Both programs have redistributed wealth and made the problems worse. But, stay the course. They may work someday. You never know.”

grandmablue on Nov 23, 2013 at 08:53:48

“Try living in the real world, not in your fantasy of "Atlas Shrugged."”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 21:27:22 in Politics

“Try not to pay the part of your taxes which is being redistributed and see if the people who demand that payment have guns and prisons to re-educate you.”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 21:24:25 in Politics

“Do you think poor folks will get into the kingdom of heaven by causing rich folks to become poor?”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 17:33:03 in Politics

“I failed to see the part where they allowed a government to force them at gunpoint to go along with the plan.

How long was the plan successful? Did it last after the proceeds of the real estate sales were gone? Early colonists tried the same plan in America, did not have any marketable assets, and almost starved to death immediately.”

Geo Bruno2 on Nov 22, 2013 at 20:51:52

“at gunpoin

Rush tell you that

Please don't stop bearing false witness

Its really helping you out

Please”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 16:04:45 in Politics

“It's way past time for the Affordable Auto Repair Act. I had a wreck this morning and need some insurance for that pre-existing condition--but only at affordable (taxpayer supported) prices. And, the evil rich need to pay their fair share of that cost.”

voyagervan on Nov 22, 2013 at 16:49:34

“so, did you go out and have a wreck

so you could enjoy the benefits of your ins policy?”

Zibop on Nov 22, 2013 at 16:45:25

“Why are you driving without insurance? It's against the law.”

Steven Erickson on Nov 22, 2013 at 16:35:22

“Sorry. It's not retroactive. You should have bought insurance already. You can sign up now but those broken bones won't be set til January.”

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Carl Stevens99 on Nov 22, 2013 at 16:10:44

“Why not keep the old system where you got it patched up enough to drive away in a emergency garage and the cost not only bankrupted you but also got added to the national debt...”

Telemachus on Nov 22, 2013 at 16:10:01

“If you're trying for irony, you've fallen woefully short. Mandatory, no-fault auto insurance is the norm in many states, and it works.”

Robert Eckert on Nov 22, 2013 at 16:08:50

“Auto insurance only works if everyone who drives is under a mandate to buy some. Oddly enough, everyone came to that conclusion decades ago, and that has been the law as long as most of us have been alive, and we all take that for granted.”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 15:54:05 in Politics

“I know that freedom is un-American, but we should try it. Freedom would give individuals motivation to reduce poverty by creating wealth while family members, insurance companies, and voluntary charities could provide safety nets without creating a slave class, a parasite class, a criminal political class, rampant poverty, and massive public debt. There would be ample money for those safety nets if we weren't committing armed robbery by ballot box and allowing our DC employees to waste so much.”

grandmablue on Nov 22, 2013 at 20:25:22

“Okay, let's see: We have 30 years of flat and falling wages and benefits, we have 20 years of offshoring living wage jobs as we ship out 80% of our manufacturing industry. We follow that by a housing crash, a banking crash, and the greatest economic collapse since the Great depression, costing millions more jobs plus people's live savings, pensions, health insurance, home equity and even their homes.

And then you conclude that what's wrong is that all those people who were gainfully employed all their adult lives suddenly lost their education, their job skills and even their work ethic, so they must have every possible safety net removed to force them to work at those millions of jobs that aren't here.

Oh, and why do you think we HAVE safety nets? Because back when we depended on charity, half the population lived in dire poverty.

You people and your libertarian fantasies ought to go visit Somalia for a while to see how those libertarian policies really work in real life.”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 15:47:26 in Politics

“Since a precedent has been established by the Louisiana Purchase, the next time I kill someone, I'll just tell the judge that it was the best for the country. He or she will undoubtedly rule that the killing was justifiable homicide.”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 14:56:47 in Politics

“Did Jeremiah say the rights of the needy include getting government agents to confiscate other peoples' money at gunpoint to redistribute it to them?”

Geo Bruno2 on Nov 22, 2013 at 17:05:48

“All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they shared everything they had. With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and much grace was upon them all. There were no needy persons among them. For from time to time those who owned lands or houses sold them, brought the money from the sales and put it at the apostles' feet, and it was distributed to anyone as he had need." -Acts 4:31-35”

Geo Bruno2 on Nov 22, 2013 at 17:05:14

“Do you think rich folks are getting into the kingdom of heaven”

grandmablue on Nov 22, 2013 at 15:37:36

“No, everyone knows he said let the poor starve, even the children. What do you think he meant by "suffer the little children . . . "?”

wolfsonnydiane on Nov 22, 2013 at 15:06:42

“yes in few words or less”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 14:53:24 in Politics

“I promise there will be more of these attempts to protect and defend the Constitution after the white woman gets there.”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 14:51:19 in Politics

“Cartoon: Pelosi saying in horror to Obama, "You don't really mean I have to sign up for Obamacare!"”

AKheh on Nov 22, 2013 at 15:02:39

“You do realize that here is no "Obamacare" to sign up for right?”

Hooponopono on Nov 22, 2013 at 14:54:19

“Since she helped pass the law, that among many other things, requires congressmen to buy their insurance from the same state exchanges used by the rest of us...................your post is absolute NONSENSE !!”

chlllfactor on Nov 22, 2013 at 14:53:55

“Boehner has so what is your point?”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 14:49:55 in Politics

“And foreign aid. Ditto, redistribution of wealth.”
Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Ted Cruz Readies Second Attempt To Peg Obamacare Repeal To Budget Deal

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 14:48:14 in Politics

“Most Democrats and many Republicans have to sit back and say, "Do we want to protect and defend the Constitution or be part of that compromise system which ignores it (along with four or five of the 5-4 DC Supremes)."”

Logical Mark on Nov 22, 2013 at 15:03:03

“The Constitution IS the product of compromise, was intended to be a fluid guide to compromise governing. Even its interpretation has required compromise. But compromise is now a dirty word?”

billw8017 on Nov 22, 2013 at 15:00:20

“The Louisiana Purchase was not explicitly provided for in the Constitution. The Jefferson cabinet discussed offering a Constitutional amendment but decided it would take too long and might queer the deal.

The founding fathers had no qualms about doing what was for the best of the country even without Constitutionality. The Constitution was, after all, a product of compromise by people who were ready to work together. As it is often said, our Constitution is not a suicide pact.

We don't have to abandon their parents to benefit the children. Indeed, children benefit from secure families.”

Hooponopono on Nov 22, 2013 at 14:57:12

“In our constitution, our Founding Fathers laid out a process whereby a bill becomes a law negotiation and compromise. Nothing so violates our constitution then Ted Cruz attempting to force negotiation 3 years after a bill became law.

I feel silly that I have to tell this to anyone.”
Elizabeth Warren: Expand Social Security

Elizabeth Warren: Expand Social Security

Commented Nov 19, 2013 at 11:01:22 in Politics

“Hopefully, we can eliminate the unnecessary wars and the illegal (unconstitutional) corporate welfare and social "services". I know that freedom is un-American, but it would give individuals the motivation to reduce poverty by creating wealth while family members, insurance companies, and voluntary charities would then have enough money to provide safety nets without creating a slave class, a parasite class, a criminal political class, rampant poverty, and massive public debt.”
Elizabeth Warren: Expand Social Security

Elizabeth Warren: Expand Social Security

Commented Nov 19, 2013 at 08:59:43 in Politics

“The nation should instead be more concerned about the higher percentage of our grandchildren who will be living in poverty trying to deal with the implosion of the Ponzi schemes our government is involved in. We have decided, so far, to force our descendants to "invest" over $17,000,000,000,000 into them.”

just vote on Nov 19, 2013 at 09:20:19

“hopefully by the time my grandchildren need it, we can eliminate the corporate welfare, end the wars, which would fund social services for eternity”
Families Reveal The Gun Tragedies That Cost Them Dearly (VIDEO)

Families Reveal The Gun Tragedies That Cost Them Dearly (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 15, 2013 at 08:25:59 in Politics

“We might be paranoid, but the approximately 56 million DISARMED citizens of various countries murdered by their governments in the Twentieth Century indicates that some people might come to get us.”
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