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Gulf Seafood Deformities Raise Questions Among Scientists And Fisherman (VIDEO)

Gulf Seafood Deformities Raise Questions Among Scientists And Fisherman (VIDEO)

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 21:55:58 in Green

“I never said life was simple. You did. Take social safety nets. Let's talk about today. You want to talk about Clinton, I agree. But that's not the topic TODAY. And Obama isn't threatening the social safety nets if by "cuts on the table" you mean the suggestion for means testing. Many on the left are ok with that. The Ryan plan is a failure as are every conservative economic policy that has so utterly failed the american people in the last 30 years. So yep, still want to talk about social safety nets but not sure you do. In fact even the bishops now want to talk about so guess there's something to talk about.

You failed because your premise is wrong.

Yup, nuff said. Try again.”

Edward Watters on Apr 22, 2012 at 13:10:37

“"I never said life was simple. You did."

Yes, I said that - in response to your simplistic "bad guy Repubs, good guy Dems" comment.

"And Obama isn't threatening the social safety nets if by "cuts on the table" you mean the suggestion for means testing."

please read: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/in-debt-talks-obama-offers-social-security-cuts/2011/07/06/gIQA2sFO1H_story.html

So, as you can see in black and white, Obama was offering a lot more than means testing - he offered $4 trillion in cuts. Fortunately, the Repubs said "no", for reasons of their own.

Are you starting to "get it" now, or are you still in denial about your messiah Obama and the men-in-white Dems? When the Repubs offer, as Bush did several years ago, to privatize Social Security, they realize that the public would lynch them when it inevitably turned into a disaster for the people. But by threatening privatization, the Repubs keep it on the agenda and shift the discussion to the right.

Then, working from the standard good-cop-bad-cop playbook, the Dems come along and say, "privatization is going too far - we'll just cut $4 trillion from the program". If that's your idea of liberalism, you need to sing along with Phil Ochs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u52Oz-54VYw
Trayvon Martin Case: New Photograph Shows George Zimmerman's Bloodied Head

Trayvon Martin Case: New Photograph Shows George Zimmerman's Bloodied Head

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 21:08:01 in Black Voices

“I know one thing. If this turkey had attacked me on my way home from getting skittles he'd have more than a bloodied head.”
Aviva, British Insurance Company, Mistakenly Fires 1,300 Employees

Aviva, British Insurance Company, Mistakenly Fires 1,300 Employees

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 21:06:35 in Business

“Let me guess. The one intended recipient was the HR manager?”
Mitt Romney's Challenge: Convincing GOP He Can Win

Mitt Romney's Challenge: Convincing GOP He Can Win

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 16:10:40 in Politics

“i prefer to call it "pest control"

conservatizm is dying a slow death thank god”
Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 15:55:21 in Small Business

“Please yourself. Your reply is uninformec and wrong.”

Dana1982 on Apr 20, 2012 at 16:12:34

“Everything in my post is correct. Nothing there is "uninformec and wrong"”
Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 12:04:53 in Small Business

“i don't give a damn what you do. you seem to be another brilliant guy who thinks we should run before we crawl. if it's a business plan it's not science fiction. it was science fiction when it was in every bad sci fi movie that featured a flesh loving monster. now it's a business model. with thinkers like you this nation would be doomed. luckily those that DO THINGS dismiss those that, well, look in a mirror”
Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 12:01:51 in Small Business

“the guys on the space station would disagree with you. but who are they to challenge your brilliant mind when clearly we should have started running in space not just before walking but before crawling”
Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 11:41:46 in Small Business

“what a crappy attitude devoid of any semblance of understanding of your country, it's economy or the process by which a product enters the market

were it not for NASA this company couldn't/wouldn't exist

rather than proving you right, it proves the value of government in paving the way for business like this

major fail
now go back to school and learn something useful”

Dana1982 on Apr 20, 2012 at 13:50:39

“Please. If it wern't for the private sector and people like Robert Goddard, NASA wouldn't exist.

NASA did well to a point then lost focus. Now it's time to give the business back to the private sector.”
Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Planetary Resources, New Space Startup, To Mine Asteroids And Sell Materials On Earth

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 11:39:59 in Small Business

“For those who were whining that the end to the space shuttle meant a decline in America, you were wrong just like I said.

This is what I'm talking about.
You can live in the past or live in the future.”

OldCowboy on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:52:19

“We'll congratulate you when they become profitable. Until then, it's just science fiction.”

Overd0g2 on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:45:32

“The space shuttle was an almost complete failure ( I mean, it did actually *fly*). Good riddance.”

Valjean76 on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:43:00

“They haven't done anything yet.”
Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 10:44:03 in Politics

“you're a liar and i don't care to try to engage with liars, i only care to make sure you don't control anything ever again, so sit down and prepare for your bumpy ride

enjoy irrelevance”
Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 10:19:28 in Politics

“doesn't really matter what they do, polls don't matter, their words don't matter

what matters is their actions of the last 2 years

the rightwing is done, pink slips coming in november
enjoy your delusions to the contrary”
Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 10:17:57 in Politics

“hate to break it to you sparky

you're a liar
type all you want, no one cares

you folks are disturbed and are being removed everywhere you nest”

rdak on Apr 20, 2012 at 10:32:09

“Hate to break the truth to ya Goober. Grab some tissues and grow up and take the facts like a man

January 3, 2007 was the day that Democrats took control of both houses of Congress. Let's take a factual look at what they inherited.

The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77

The unemployment rate was 4.6%

The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5%

The economy had just set a record of 52 straight months of job creation

26 million Americans were on food stamps

47 banks were on the FDIC problem list

The Social Security program took in the neighborhood of 100 billion more than it paid out

The national debt was approaching 9 trillion dollars

Barney Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee

Obama became a Senator from Illinois

Bush was on record requesting restraint on Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae 17 times

Since then, it was Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae that dumped trillions of dollars of toxic assets on taxpayers. It was Obama who got the third highest pay-out from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It was the Democratic Congress that defended them along the way.

OBAMA HAS FAILED MISERBALY........ITS HIS OWN FAULT AND NOBODY ELSES DEAL WITH IT”
Phone Hacking Charges May Be Brought Against News Corp. In U.S.

Phone Hacking Charges May Be Brought Against News Corp. In U.S.

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 10:08:55 in Media

“wow, how impressive, a wikipedia scholoar....dude...seriously? LOL...last place i would ever seek a history lesson is from anyone on this site....if you are actually interested in the topic you cut and pasted try reading 1491 by Charles Mann....now you really do need to learn one more thing to round out your wikipedia education...here, i've done the work for you... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Figure_of_speech
Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 10:01:47 in Politics

“dead conservatives hanging on constitution mall

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm”
Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Senate Races 2012: Republican Establishment Tries To Tamp Down Tea Party Insurgency

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 10:01:09 in Politics

“it's not their country

we will never put mittens the liar in another govt job”
Anti-420 Student Group Calls CU-Boulder's 4/20 Smoke Out A 'Disgrace'

Anti-420 Student Group Calls CU-Boulder's 4/20 Smoke Out A 'Disgrace'

Commented Apr 20, 2012 at 00:45:15 in Denver

“Class of 78 here. Every day was a 420 event when I went there except the Thursday hits of acid and night skiing at Eldora.

Wonder if eldora is still a ski area.”

DurangoSteve on Apr 20, 2012 at 08:17:09

“LOL. Every day, indeed. Eldora at night was great fun.”
Mars Life? NASA Viking Probes Found Martian Microbes Decades Ago, New Study Suggests

Mars Life? NASA Viking Probes Found Martian Microbes Decades Ago, New Study Suggests

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 21:35:35 in Science

“it is impossible to travel the speed of light using any kind of mechanical or propulsion device......there is simply a physics problem with space travel...the faster you go the more energy you need and at about the speed of light the need is infinite and it's hard to carry an infinite amount of energy, right....and if you could it still can't be done in a time span of normal lives or generations or milllenia for that matter

that leaves, for the moment, tricks.....string, wormholes, whatever

but it does not rule out solar sails....that solves the energy problem just not the duration of trip problem....so you'd have to have a ship big enough that carry a civilization around that can keep things going for the hundreds of thousands of years it would take to fly from one galaxy to another....and so then you have a food, water, air problem

but you're right...there is no evidence and there is no coverup....anyone with proof would be an instant hero and celebrity

now there is a certain author who has convinced himself he's been abducted by aliens and anally probed but I'm thinking that's just what happens in the woods after too many beers....cue the ukeleles....”
Mars Life? NASA Viking Probes Found Martian Microbes Decades Ago, New Study Suggests

Mars Life? NASA Viking Probes Found Martian Microbes Decades Ago, New Study Suggests

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 21:30:45 in Science

“did you really think we didn't get that?
thanks for clarifying
lol”
Porn-Brain Study: Erotic Movies Make Brain Regions 'Shut Down'

Porn-Brain Study: Erotic Movies Make Brain Regions 'Shut Down'

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 21:24:14 in Science

“so what you're saying is that conservatives must watch a lot of porn?”

Marcvn on Apr 19, 2012 at 21:37:01

“They already do: gay porn.”

dewey13 on Apr 19, 2012 at 21:27:16

“bingo”
Phone Hacking Charges May Be Brought Against News Corp. In U.S.

Phone Hacking Charges May Be Brought Against News Corp. In U.S.

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 19:02:41 in Media

“you left out prosecute


whatever”
Phone Hacking Charges May Be Brought Against News Corp. In U.S.

Phone Hacking Charges May Be Brought Against News Corp. In U.S.

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 18:59:43 in Media

“The mayans were right. The conservative world will end in 2012. We will take it apart piece by piece, sell it to china and send those proceeds to Planned Parenthood.”

DaveMcAn on Apr 20, 2012 at 03:10:47

“Wikipedia "2012 Phenomenon"
"Professional Mayanist scholars state that predictions of impending doom are not found in any of the extant classic Maya accounts, and that the idea that the Long Count calendar "ends" in 2012 misrepresents Maya history and culture."
"the first clearly Maya settlements were established around 1800 BC" & "The Maya centers of the southern lowlands went into decline during the 8th and 9th centuries"
"The Maya civilization extended throughout the present-day southern Mexican states of Chiapas, Tabasco, and the Yucatán Peninsula states of Quintana Roo, Campeche and Yucatán. The Maya area also extended throughout the northern Central American region, including the present-day nations of Guatemala, Belize, Northern El Salvador and western Honduras."
"the Spanish initiated a number of attempts to subjugate the Maya who were hostile towards the Spanish crown and establish a colonial presence in the Maya territories of the Yucatán Peninsula and the Guatemalan highlands. This campaign, sometimes termed "The Spanish Conquest of Yucatán", would prove to be a lengthy and dangerous exercise for the conquistadores from the outset, and it would take some 170 years and tens of thousands of Indian auxiliaries before the Spanish established substantive control over all Maya lands."
Wikipedia lists 30 "important sites" & 350 listed sites & one study has documented over 4,400 ancient sites
A few of these sites have over 100 structures.
There are 7 million Maya living in this area, who share a cultural and linguistic heritage.”

ziggy3339 on Apr 19, 2012 at 20:06:02

“lol lol”
DSCC Raises Record $17.7 Million In First Quarter

DSCC Raises Record $17.7 Million In First Quarter

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 16:17:17 in Politics

“you are absolutely right, they have no idea and, too, it can't be undone
the line has been crossed and the national smack down begins

but have been wondering something.....if he wins the popular vote and it's another tie....and the supremes think they're going to decide....and if....

there will be blood in the streets of washington especially near the Court Building”
Daniel Jenky, Peoria Catholic Bishop: President Obama Following 'A Similar Path' As Hitler, Stalin (VIDEO)

Daniel Jenky, Peoria Catholic Bishop: President Obama Following 'A Similar Path' As Hitler, Stalin (VIDEO)

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 16:13:02 in Chicago

“someone needs to poop in his collection plate”

Harpro208 on Apr 19, 2012 at 16:34:46

“A reasonable alternative would be a "farmer's blow".”
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