“We can in fact cut or eliminate making M-1 Tanks and Airplanes that are strategically useless and parked and cost as much to maintain when not in use (which is always) as to build.”
rickirs on Dec 4, 2013 at 00:22:53
“Republicans opposed military base closings recommended by the MILITARY because the bases were in their districts and businesses would suffer. So I guess it's better that senior citizens and federal employees are made to suffer?”
“In fact when you take the age group 25 to 65 the overwhelming number work full time and pay at least some federal tax. More still pay regressive payroll taxes far higher rate than Romney. As well as sales & property taxes.”
“Cognitive dissonant. Ever heard of caring for others and sacrifice? What will GOP base do when if Romney/Ryan win and they run out of the Medicare and benefits they depend? Absolute fantasy world and rather scary”
“I have good idea how Dem convention can make a good gag out of this. Have Al Franken and Gar Keilor start doing a skit with an empty chair named Harvey, like Clint, and run own imaginary conversation as a psychiatry technique that in second term Obama will fulfill sub conscious desire of Americans for better country and prosperity driving out nation super ego bad Republicans. Pres can even be rechristened Barak Harvey Obama (smite that one) .catch my drift”
lurkinman on Sep 1, 2012 at 13:10:14
“Or, maybe the DNC won't lower their event to cheap skits like the RNC did.”
val0304 on Sep 1, 2012 at 13:05:16
“I disagree...the DNC should ensure that the convention is the height of dignity and inclusiveness...actions speak louder than words!
They already have a leg up given that the RNC who claims to be on the side of small business would not allow small vendors to participate in the RNC whereas the DNC has welcomed ALL small vendors to the DNC...so who talks the talk versus Walk the walk?
Obama and Biden 2012!!”
Flak 88 on Sep 1, 2012 at 12:49:39
“Always good to remind us of our SNL, gubbament !”
kenwig on Sep 1, 2012 at 12:47:04
“Where's Jimmy Stewart when we need him?”
JustaSlob on Sep 1, 2012 at 12:46:45
“That or have Bill Hader do Clint with his pants hiked up to his neck.....”
Unreadable on Sep 1, 2012 at 12:46:29
“Yeah, it'd be a great idea to let Al Franken do his bit at the convention. He feels like he needs to be serious all the time now, but it's not for nothing that humor is also called wit.”
“Fake democracy? AS Adlai Stevenson put it "In a democracy people usually get the government they deserve."”
Robert SF on Oct 5, 2012 at 18:43:37
“That's only true in a legitimate democracy.
In Iran, there is a body of religious authorities that vets all political candidates for ideological purity. If you don't pass their review, you're not allowed to run. We don't call that a legitimate democracy.
Here in the US, there is a body of financial authorities that vets all political candidates for ideological purity, and again, if you don't meet their specifications, you just can't run. They don't legally prevent you from running, like in Iran, but they don't have to. They simply won't donate to your campaign, and without their donations, you cannot run.