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Stunning Color WWII Photos Give Rare Glimpse Into Nazi-Occupied Poland

Stunning Color WWII Photos Give Rare Glimpse Into Nazi-Occupied Poland

Commented Oct 19, 2013 at 08:23:18 in World

“You learn from the past or you repeat it. This was not a prehistoric barbaric society. This took place in modern times in a civilized nation. It is scary to see what people are capable of. You must never underestimate the effect a charismatic leader can have. Hitler called himself a nationalist. He was all about rebuilding Germany in his vision. He had a plan and a program for everything. Hitler did not negotiate and he never admitted he was wrong. That is why things got so horrid in Germany.”
Allen West: Obama Acting Like A 'Spoiled Brat Child'

Allen West: Obama Acting Like A 'Spoiled Brat Child'

Commented Oct 13, 2013 at 04:21:45 in Politics

“It takes two to tango. You blaming one side is to completely obsolve the other of all culpability. Pretty basic concept that in a disagreement there are two people being disagreeable. As for 70% I suppose it would depend on what group you poll. If you are making $50k a year and you are seeing your health insurance premium triple each month because of the ACA, then I suppose the shutdown is for a good reason. If you understand that we are already over $17 trillion in debt and we do not need to go further, then I suppose the shutdown is for a good reason. It would take over 250 years to count to 17 trillion if you counted non stop. If you think the shutdown is bad wait until we are simply bankrupt and the dollar loses all value. We need to make changes starting with everyone in Washington.”

saunee300 on Oct 13, 2013 at 05:03:13

“Some of us don't believe a word your saying..It's a fact that the ACA is merely insurance reform not healthcare reform! And the propaganda around the ACA bankrupting the country is also propaganda to freak out the low information voters who are poor and uneducated and continue to buy into republican extremism and vote unknowingly (ignorance) against their own best interests. All of Europe and Canada are laughing at us right now...not to mention our enemies who are just delighting in this immature and totally unnecessary shutdown! How embarrassing! I received a letter from a man from New Zealand today stating how abhorred most are there that the US does not have decent health care for it's citizens after all these years! How bad does this look...my Canadian friends say the same thing! How low have we sunk....And it's not Barack that needs to be embarrassed!”

weaviev on Oct 13, 2013 at 04:59:35

“Go begin counting.”

chezmoi on Oct 13, 2013 at 04:51:04

“Please post a link to even one example of insurance premiums tripling - each month - because of the ACA.

Please explain to me why the Republicans were so happy to include the savings from the ACA in their budget planning.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/22/chris-van-hollen-obamacare_n_3971971.html

Mr West has simply turned the truth upside down and tossed it back as an untruth. There is no valid reason for this shutdown, nor for the refusal to approve the debt limit increase. There is only a group of angry legislators who want something, but don't even know what, as an unrelated concession. They are unable to say aloud, truthfully, why they really want to stop the ACA.”

General Public on Oct 13, 2013 at 04:43:46

“The shutdown actually INCREASES the deficits and debt, genius. And the Affordable Care Act has DECREASED the previously sky-high rate of inflation of health care insurance premiums. Obama has decreased the deficit each year he's been office. The previous President, George W. Bush, is the one who increased the deficit out of control, through tax cuts for the rich, 2 wars that weren't paid for, and the bailouts that he pushed through at the end of his Presidency. Barack Obama's been decreasing the deficits each year. If you want to see what bankruptcy looks like, just see what happens when Congressional Republicans fail to raise the debt limit and the government goes into default like Greece did, all because of the suicidal inclinations of Republicans in Congress and their crazy desire to take the whole nation down with them. We DO need to make changes starting in Washington, namely defeating ALL Republican incumbents and replacing them with Democrats.”
9 Valid Concerns We Can All Have About Obamacare, Without Thinking It Will Literally Bring Hell On Earth

9 Valid Concerns We Can All Have About Obamacare, Without Thinking It Will Literally Bring Hell On Earth

Commented Oct 10, 2013 at 09:25:29 in Politics

“I am not going to say all, because it is not all; but many people seem to be under the impression that this health coverage will be like other government plans. In saying that I mean that many people think that this will be like having military (Tri-Care) health insurance. Other believe it will work like Veterans Administration Medical Coverage. That is not the case at all. No plan is without flaw, I am realistic and I accept that. The method and manner that this law was passed under was shady. "We have to pass it before we can open it and see what is in it," was said by Nancy Pelosi. I do not automatically approve or disapprove of things based on what party someone is from. I do take things on a case by case basis. What we have here is a health care plan that does not provide for the needs of people to the extent many people expect. We have made not having health coverage punishable by law. We expect people to pay into this program so that they can help fund other people's coverage. We are forcing people to pay for something that they may not be able to afford and provide for people that are not of their concern. There is good reason for some people to be upset.”

lonelyNCdem on Oct 10, 2013 at 09:44:40

“"We expect people to pay into this program so that they can help fund other people's coverage."
Have you ever heard of "insurance?" Cuz that's kind of the definition. I also pay car insurance to cover other people's accidents, life insurance to cover other people's untimely deaths, etc etc etc. And I know when it happens to me, I'll be covered too.
Why do people who are against Obamacare keep making the case against insurance?”

Stampit on Oct 10, 2013 at 09:36:37

“Great post! Delay it for at least another 6 months until it WORKS!”
Government Shutdown: Veterans, Families May Not Receive Disability And Pension Checks, VA Chief Warns

Government Shutdown: Veterans, Families May Not Receive Disability And Pension Checks, VA Chief Warns

Commented Oct 10, 2013 at 00:48:56 in Politics

“This is correct I got put together in that hospital. It was nasty and disgusting. Anyone who only blames the House of Representatives for this problem is short sighted. There are two sides here and neither one of them wants to give an inch. there are some things that need to be done here. I am willing to go without if it means things get fixed. I believe it was a democrat who said," ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country." This will not be the first, last, or only time I struggled for this nation.”
Government Shutdown: Veterans, Families May Not Receive Disability And Pension Checks, VA Chief Warns

Government Shutdown: Veterans, Families May Not Receive Disability And Pension Checks, VA Chief Warns

Commented Oct 10, 2013 at 00:42:13 in Politics

“No, it is that we got to see the results of communism by being part of a communist organization. We have also gotten to see the way of life in other nations where people are not citizens, they are subjects. I am not a Republican though sir; I am a conservative.”
Government Shutdown: Veterans, Families May Not Receive Disability And Pension Checks, VA Chief Warns

Government Shutdown: Veterans, Families May Not Receive Disability And Pension Checks, VA Chief Warns

Commented Oct 10, 2013 at 00:40:04 in Politics

“I gave the United States of America the best years of my life and my health. I never questioned or protested. I gave all I had to give and when the call came I answered ever single time. I do not live a life of extravagance or glamour. I never asked for favors. I never made excuses. You have never seen me in front of the cameras. Never have I been responsible for declaring a war. Never have I basked in the glory of victory, taking credit for a job well done. I was willing to die for you. I wrote a check for the sum of my life just in case you needed it. I laid my brothers to rest when they died in your place. You may not know me, but you know of me. You may have never seen or know what I have done for you. That just means I did my job well. I was willing to make violence on your behalf. I stood guard while you slept. Who am I? I am a veteran and right now our government is breaking its word to me.”

dkelmstra on Oct 10, 2013 at 09:20:56

“I commend your service to the country. I too am appalled and shocked at the way this President and administration treats our military and veterans. NEVER before have we locked veterans out of any memorial during shut downs. NEVER before have we denied veterans benefits,
The HOUSE specifically passed a bill to address VA issues yet the Senate Democrats and Obama continue to ignore it.
I hope veterans nationwide are realizing that this President and Administration could care less about them.”
This Is Why You Never Dump By Text: Quin Woodward Pu Claims Revenge Over Breakup Text

This Is Why You Never Dump By Text: Quin Woodward Pu Claims Revenge Over Breakup Text

Commented Oct 1, 2013 at 01:34:54 in Women

“So she is about to hook up with someone who she used to date but now just sleeps with. Yet, at the same time she gets mad because someone else is not interested in having a relationship with her. That makes no sense. Maybe he figured out after his two encounters with her that she was not the kind of girl he wants to be with. What gets me is she says he cannot dump her because they are not really together. Then she gets mad because he dumped her. She either has a really immature mind or she is just old fashioned crazy. In either case I think it is lousy that she would attempt to mess up this man's career over this. I cannot imagine what a book written by her would be like. I for certain would not be sourcing her for advice.”
Gun Control Polls Find Support Sliding For Harsher Laws

Gun Control Polls Find Support Sliding For Harsher Laws

Commented Sep 21, 2013 at 21:28:58 in Politics

“There is already mandatory background checks for all sales done by licensed gun dealers. It is the private sales done by people in their homes that are not regulated. There is laws that say you cannot willingly sell a gun to a fugitive, felon, or minor if you are a private seller. The mentality that causes people to murder has nothing to do with tools. Evidence of this can be seen by looking at history and realizing that murder has been a problem for humans since humans have lived. We are a society in a decline that would be the source of all the crazy fools. Knives are used more than guns and drunk drivers still keep bypass murders with guns. Statistics kept on gun violence include police shootings, self defense, suicide, and accidents. There is no stats for only murders or assaults with guns. I wish there was. Ironically though, drunk driving deaths are so common that they keep up with all combined firearm deaths. So if your goal is to stop wrongful death look at some other sources. If your goals is to change a mentality plan on finding another method than legislation. A gun saved my life and the life of a stranger at an ATM just last week. I was the one with the gun if I had not had it I would be broke or dead.”
Mom Sells One Direction Tickets On eBay To Teach Daughter With 'Lippy Attitude' A Lesson (PHOTOS)

Mom Sells One Direction Tickets On eBay To Teach Daughter With 'Lippy Attitude' A Lesson (PHOTOS)

Commented Sep 21, 2013 at 11:12:01 in Parents

“I had my first child when I was 19. She was conceived when I was in High School I had to drop out my senior year. I was out for most of the year working 2 jobs. I finally got a grip on things and was able to go back to school. Meanwhile still working 2 jobs, living in my car and friends houses. I finally got it all done though and was able to get my daughter and her mom a place. IT WAS VERY HARD. Kids seem to think that we say no because we are mean or do not care. Trust me saying yes is way easier. Not making someone mad is way more pleasant. I am not here for that though. I am here to make sure that I give my wisdom to my children so that they do not make the mistakes that I made. That is how a society advances. We are regressing because people who are supposed to lead refuse to do it. You have to lead from the front and be willing to say what needs to be said; not what kids want to hear Children are able to see what the long term effect of their choices may be. They see here and now. I still can pinpoint the night I got that girl pregnant. July 5, 1996 is a day I am still living with.”
Michael Vick Appearance Canceled: MMA Fighter Gordon Shell Will Call Off More Protests If NFL Player Competes In Cage Match (UPDATED)

Michael Vick Appearance Canceled: MMA Fighter Gordon Shell Will Call Off More Protests If NFL Player Competes In Cage Match (UPDATED)

Commented Sep 21, 2013 at 01:18:18 in Sports

“Do you know what his sentence was? Do you know how much that cost him along with his prison sentence? It was not simply a fine and a few bad news articles.”

djmenj on Sep 21, 2013 at 01:25:48

“What am is that suppose to make me feel different? seems like it didn't cost him enough”
Michael Vick Appearance Canceled: MMA Fighter Gordon Shell Will Call Off More Protests If NFL Player Competes In Cage Match (UPDATED)

Michael Vick Appearance Canceled: MMA Fighter Gordon Shell Will Call Off More Protests If NFL Player Competes In Cage Match (UPDATED)

Commented Sep 21, 2013 at 01:16:44 in Sports

“No it does not make it ok, but it does mean it has been handled. For you to wish bad on ANYONE is actually bad for your life. Everything you say and do matters. Even things nobody else reads or hears. I cannot stand my ex wife. Not one bit and do not like her. She ruined my life during our divorce. Effects of all it still are felt in my life 7 years later. Never the less I do not wish harm on her or that she fails. I did at one time. I said all kinds of bad things about people I felt were wrong or were doing bad things. I judged the content of their hearts as if I had any room to speak. I wished bad on them just like you do. When I stopped that and I started putting out positive things. Well, positive things came in my life. I will never again judge someone as good or bad. I can choose to like or not like what they do, but that is as far as it goes. Whoa is me.”
Michael Vick Appearance Canceled: MMA Fighter Gordon Shell Will Call Off More Protests If NFL Player Competes In Cage Match (UPDATED)

Michael Vick Appearance Canceled: MMA Fighter Gordon Shell Will Call Off More Protests If NFL Player Competes In Cage Match (UPDATED)

Commented Sep 21, 2013 at 01:11:25 in Sports

“I love the holier than thou attitude of people. Yes he did something that I certainly think is horrible and I do not condone. He also lost everything he had and started all the way back over. That is more than can be said for many people who just simply lose a job. I sure do know a lot of people who have all but given up breathing because they are a little uncomfortable. He did the prison thing. He got crucified on the front page. He never complained about any of it. You never hear excuses about his childhood or that his dad did not love his mom. No, he said yes I did it. Yes, I am wrong. Never the less it seems there is a lot of other people who are perfect, and want to cast judgment.”

iworshipthedoggod on Sep 21, 2013 at 01:21:31

“its not like he had an affair or fathered a child outside of his marriage or made a sex tape or caught on tape doing drugs, he is a monster.”
Steve Bracknell, Lake Mary Police Chief, Walks Back George Zimmerman Comments: Report

Steve Bracknell, Lake Mary Police Chief, Walks Back George Zimmerman Comments: Report

Commented Sep 17, 2013 at 11:10:12 in Crime

“I have enough common sense to read the court transcript and see what was not on TV or the news. ”

Clarabell on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:01:51

“the problem with the "system" and the court transcript is that your just reading it and even the jury don't get "the whole story."  What is admitted into court is decided by a person -- a judge -- and one who can be biased (I'm not saying she was), or one who is being overly cautious in her decisions, so that there will not be a mistrial.  But the end result is that justice is not truly served -- and that's what happened in this case.  You can believe what you want, but my opinion is based on the facts that I saw and heard -- not on what was "allowed" to be seen or heard, or written on that transcript !!!!  You can make a judgment on what the jury decided if you want to -- but my assessment of that is that they did not use good logic or good common sense --  There is no way that Z got his gun out the way he said he did.  It was impossible -- and that, after all, is the whole issue as to what happened in this case.”
Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Commented Sep 17, 2013 at 10:46:36 in Crime

“Sorry, but many of those patients claim their meds do not work. In fact some say they get worse.”
Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Commented Sep 17, 2013 at 10:45:05 in Crime

“There is no reason to have loud stereos. High alcohol content drinks or not needed either. I personally compete in shooting competitions. One of the weapons I use is an AR-15. It may look like the rifle I used in the Army, but it is not. It is just a semi-automatic rifle that shoots a very small bullet. AR-15's make up 30% of sales but are used in 1% of crimes. People do hunt with AR-15 rifles. In fact it is getting to be very popular for that purpose. The AR-15 of today is the equivalent of the musket in the 1700's. You may choose to arm yourself or not, that is up to you. As for me I will live my life how I want to. I had nothing to do with this shooting. Oh by the way, I am a concealed carry permit holder, but I rarely carry my weapon. So do not bother saying I am scared and need a gun. I just like to go shoot.”
Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Commented Sep 17, 2013 at 10:39:16 in Crime

“You are incorrect. The data base has been in place for a long time. I do background checks EVERYDAY. There is supposed to be a data base of people with these types of illness. It just never has gotten done. As a gun shop employee I do turn people away for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes just because of my personal judgment. National registry of weapons is unconstitutional that was struck down. Background checks are required by law for all dealer purchases. It is also illegal for a civilian to sell a weapon to someone who would not be able to purchase a weapon from a dealer. People just do not follow laws. For that matter murder is illegal, but those that want to will and do.”
Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Commented Sep 17, 2013 at 10:33:51 in Crime

“I work at a gunshop. We do our background checks as we are required to. We also turn people away and make them angry. We have gotten some what of a reputation for being rigid when enforcing the standards set by the law. From what I can see this guy was not legally supposed to be armed. He simply lied on his paperwork. The ATF is already supposed to know if someone is experiencing psychosis. Plus he already had a charge against him for shooting up cars. This should be no surprise.”
Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Commented Sep 17, 2013 at 10:31:19 in Crime

“Thank the ACLU. Everyone is not ok. Everyone is not our friend. Everyone is not simply misunderstood. Some people are dangerous. Some people are hateful. Some people are not fit for society. There is no utopia. Some men just cannot be reached and do not desire to be reached.”
Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Aaron Alexis Heard Voices: Navy Yard Shooter Was Treated For Mental Health Issues, Officials Say

Commented Sep 17, 2013 at 10:29:27 in Crime

“Surprise Surprise a man with a prior weapons violation that was hearing voices went on a rampage. That is so amazing and so preventable. I understand wanting to hire veterans to do these jobs. I get it really. I am a veteran. I know many veterans that need work and are qualified to do this type of thing. I would think that hiring someone who is hearing voices and shooting up cars could be avoided. Furthermore, we need to quit giving so much attention to these events. This gives the shooter celebrity status. Something that many of these shooters want. They want people to know how bad they hurt and how angry they are. Keeping this on the front page is speaks to the hearts of those that would want to make such a statement. On another note, I want to know how I lost my security clearance for going bankrupt, but he keeps his after losing his mind. That would be nice to know.”
Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Commented Sep 16, 2013 at 13:53:59 in Politics

“He would hate to have a terrorist attack go on his pristine record.”
Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Commented Sep 16, 2013 at 13:50:18 in Politics

“I care just as many others do when a school gets shot up. The thing is though, I am not the one who shot up the school. None of the people I associate with shot up the school. So it is nonsense to punish me for it.”

madmatt on Sep 16, 2013 at 14:12:14

“You just fight for the right of any wackjob to have the capability to shoot up a school - do you hold down rape victims instead of performing the act?”
Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Commented Sep 16, 2013 at 13:47:28 in Politics

“A gun is a tool it is a hard heart that kills.”
Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Commented Sep 16, 2013 at 13:45:37 in Politics

“Gun laws only apply to those willing to follow them. People that are willing to abide by those laws are not the ones that we as a society should worry about. It is but a minority of people that will break the law and harm others. Most of the time the ones who kill are not even supposed to own guns per current laws. I do not recall a time in my life when I saw so many unhappy people. Everywhere you look people are in dire straights and desperate. The problems that I see are not the kind of problems you cure with more laws. To be honest I am not sure what could fix the problem. All I know is that things have gotten much worse in the last 6 years.”
Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Commented Sep 16, 2013 at 13:41:10 in Politics

“I suppose when ever men decide that they do not want to kill each other anymore. According to history they is no chance of that happening. Men have indulged in violence on one another since the beginning of well, man. Long before there were guns there was arrows, before that spears. Long before spears there was rocks and slings. Each device made with the idea that warfare would become to dreadful for anyone to possibly want to participate. People will kill as long as there are people. You cannot legislate thoughts, therefor you cannot control actions begat by those thoughts simply by legislating. There is no law against being a maniac. Only laws that forbid the acts of malice committed by said maniac. In case nobody has noticed the social situation in this country is degrading rapidly.”
Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Obama On Navy Yard Shooting: A 'Cowardly Act' [UPDATE]

Commented Sep 16, 2013 at 13:30:50 in Politics

“I am an NRA member, I was not anywhere near the site of the shooting. Please tell me how many mas shootings are performed by NRA members. If you can find any that were, please tell me how many of those shootings were sanctioned by the NRA. That way we will have a good strong case for blaming the NRA for every problem that involves a gun. Thank You.”

Barnie1326 on Sep 16, 2013 at 13:32:27

“Any problem that involves a gun involves the nra.”
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