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Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Commented Dec 31, 2012 at 18:59:46 in Politics

“that is a common myth..union crane operators dont make 120k and the select few that do only do so with extensive overtime and is definitly not the average crane operator..the operators here in philadelphia makes UNDER 80k per year only if he has no lay offs and works every single day of the year which is a-typical...the average operator makes around 50-60k per year and work about 9-10 months a year.these are the FACTS..im in the building trades and work with crane operators every single day ,some of my best freinds are crane operators..u have hearsay and secondhand knowldge i have PERSONAL knowledge and real world examples... and the average teacher in america make UNDER 60K per year and thats a FACT..inner city teachers make under 30k a year ..only a select few in way upper class districts make over 100k per year and they also are a-typical....the union did NOT bankrupt hostess and this is a FACT..bad management over DECADES destroyed hostess and the union was used as a scapegoat...the million dollr bonuses over the last 8 years ALONE woul;d have paid the ALL the union demands with no concession for over a decade.....im sorry these facts dont fit ur narritive but they are irrefutable...i could reply to ur other comment i duno why”

Arkm00 on Dec 31, 2012 at 19:06:16

“Wow your teachers need to come to Chicago......We pay em 86k a year and half their students don't make it to 12th grade. Where do live? Detroit?”
Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Commented Dec 31, 2012 at 18:12:13 in Politics

“so corporaton and the elite and the politicans detroy our economy and leave us jobless and now we cant find a job but should be thankful they are "letting" us collect unemployment..for which most of us never even collected but paid into for YEAR and some paid into it for DECADES...and we should be satisifed with a 26 week max? riiiight”
Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Commented Dec 31, 2012 at 18:00:00 in Politics

“lol u think union members make 12ok a year? hahahahahahahahahahah u just discredited yourown self...u OBVIOUSALLY never looked into this subject ever in your life..please cite ur source..please give me ONE example of a union who demaned 120k per year? u are ridiculous..hostess went thru a slew of ceos and management supervisores and almost went banrupt multiple times..they have had bad management for since the 80s..BAD MANAGEMENT not bad unions..that is a FACT...golden parachutes and million dollar bonuses could of paid the unions for a DECADE....nice try tho sport”

TINSTAEL on Dec 31, 2012 at 18:41:35

“Really try union crane operators, most UAW skilled trades make that or more,  better yet teachers in my local high school make more than 120. The point is not where or not hostess had bad management, the point is one stubborn union with less than 2000 members destroyed a company.”
Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Commented Dec 31, 2012 at 17:53:19 in Politics

“so i should have over 20k saved in the bank as an emergency fund? lol...u are living in a pipe dream and OBVIOUSALLY born with silver spoon in ur mouth and OBVIOUSALLY never had to work for single thing in ur life nor do u own ur own house or pay rent.....to do what ur mommy reconmends you would have to be making in excess of 150k a year whihc would bring u into the top 8%...get real grow up and get out of mommies house b4 u try to give insight on paying bills”

Arkm00 on Dec 31, 2012 at 18:06:31

“Are you kidding me?Are your expectations and abilities that low?You think with 2 people working full time 150k is a pipe dream, unobtainable?Wow I think your right. You are screwed.”
Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Commented Dec 31, 2012 at 17:44:18 in Politics

“no that not what most people want...conservatives are hypocrits and scream up and down they want the states to have all the power..yet when things like sandy happen they scream that the fed should be doing something for their state....double standards and hypocricy is he leading causes why conservs havent won the popular vote in a national election in 2 DECADES save once and lost seats in both houses and got 1 million LESS votes them dems in congress. if its something THEY want from the fed then its a different story,if its something a democrat thinks the fed should pick up then its unconstitutional and akin to blasphemy”
Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Commented Dec 31, 2012 at 17:38:35 in Politics

“did u not read it? even tho it wasnt offset the cbo says for every 1$ the fed puts out in unemploy they recieve 120something back...so it pays for itself”
Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Unemployment Insurance To Be Extended, $30 Billion Cost Won't Be Offset

Commented Dec 31, 2012 at 17:36:41 in Politics

“i worked for over ten years b4 i collected umeployment...how long does that "entitle" me to unemployment? id say ATLEAST 5 years no? being as that i only get 38% of what i accually made at my job...u try living off less then 400$ a week when ur used to making 60-80k a year”
Newt Gingrich: Sandy Hook Shooting Tied To Godless Society

Newt Gingrich: Sandy Hook Shooting Tied To Godless Society

Commented Dec 19, 2012 at 13:59:14 in Politics

“Newt and Huckleberry and their mentality about God is the SOLE reason athiesm is on the rise here in America...They essentially represent what all christian beleive and how they believe.Thier brand of christianity and mentality is just unpalatable to the average american and it scares them away from religion. Newt and Huck are LITTERALLY saying that their God is so vengeful and vindicitive that he let the Sandy Hook massacre of innocent children happen out of SPITE? That is a filthy notion to even entertain and he should be ashmed of himself. He only has HIMSELF and people like him to blame for the "godlessness" of our nation. Christians,especially ones like him, only have THEMSELVES to thank for the "godlessness" of america..taking god out of the public sphere is a blow back effect from that very mentality and the implication that god is responsible for allowing these horric acts of voilence out of spite. Nobody wants to pay homage to a God that is capable of such atrocous behavior and simplistic human qualities. Spite is a stamp of our inferrior intellectual capabilities and to attach spite to the list of qualities of your god only lends to discreditting him as a supreme being. people like him are projecting their own version of god,of whom they assert ( contradictively) is "beyong human understanding"...”
John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

Commented Dec 19, 2012 at 12:24:40 in Politics

“first off amercians are the largest bond holds and americans own most of our debt..this is NOTan opinion this is a FACT......and facts are NOT bias....also are u contesting that we have a near negative interest rate right now? interest rates are LITTERALLY the lowest they have EVER been in the history of the united states FED.....and i dont understand your connection between the chinese buying our bonds and and the interest rates? are u saying they cant buy bonds if the rates are low? are u saying they are only buying them bcos they are high? both of which are not true,,,,secondly china is buying our bonds bcos ,despite our credit downgrade, our bonds are the most secure investment in the WORLD.period....... what EXACTLY are u conesting ? what specifically was i wrong about? the irony is to thick to cut with even a chiansaw of u telling me to go back to sleep.......i laid out the facts and u come back with " not uh" lol....why dont u try to substantiate some of your wild claims and why didnt u try to refute a single thing i said with accual facts?...i think it is you who is lacking the knowledge of this subject....so it is you who's head this conversation is over.......with ur next reply try to refute something w/facts”
John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 21:07:31 in Politics

“you are so correct im SO GLAD u pointed out that when he TOOK OFFICE unemployment was 7.8%..which LITTERALLY means he wasnt responsible for it..you LITTERALLY just made it very clear that he inherritted the 7.8% unemployment rate...thanks for clarifying this and supporting my original argument and btw Raegan was the worst predient in history..he also trippled our deficet,where were u then? he expanded government by a 1/3 larger then carter,where u then? he sold guns and lied about it,where u then? he CREATED alquaeda ,where were u then? the conservative agenda created this recession and obama effectively STOPPED this recession,although recovery is not fast,due to obstuctionist,it is nevertheless on the up swing,that is a FACT.u refuse to give credit where credit is due,if obama came out in favor of air u would stop breathing and make up reason why breathing is bad for the country..and u would probally consider breating socialism since everyone gets the same amount of air....your an idealogue who refuses to entertain ANYTHING that doesnt fit ur narrative....the infrastructre here in philadelhia has been a wild sucess,this is a FACT...i cant wait to see what u say to dimish or discredit that.....”
John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 18:18:26 in Politics

“was ANYTHING i said NOT factual? and have u never heard the expression it takes money to make money? or that doesnt apply to something that doesnt fit your narrative.and your DEAD wrong about the stimulous not working. the infrastructure stimulous alone was a WILD SUCCESS here in philadelphia and i have benefitted from it PERSONALLY along with EVERYONE who is even remotely related to the field and people NOT related to the field, we make money,we spend money,its very simple..and its one of the reasons retailers here in philadelphia are setting 4 year RECORD highes in sales and profits..so your "stimulous didnt work" narrative is debunked, get unions out of government? well u people NEVER do that and ONLY focus on ending ALL unions which has a detrimental effect on the ENTIRE population of a given state. you people keep agressively attacking unions and one day they will be gone and i hope your ready for that,i hope you comfortable leaving your CHILDRENS AND GRANDCHILDRENS futures up to big corporations,i hope ur ok with corporations and big business setting work place and industry standards,i hope you trust these corporations like ENRON to set your grand childrens wages and workplace health/safety regulations...”
John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 18:09:28 in Politics

“No you have a fundamental missunderstand about how this works..when we say "pay for" that doesnt litterally mean we have "pay" for it, it means it must be offset by something else...Government did NOT skrink under Bush nor did its commitments..therefore we were spending exactly the same but with less money..if you want to give huge tax gifts then they MUST be offset. Cut defense? end churches tax exemptions especially if they are endorsing political parties,end subsidies to big oil,cut down subsidies to corporations,cut subsidies to farmers,ect....you cant just cut taxes and not do a single thing else...its absurd and is one of the MAJOR reasons we are so far in debt..and JUST having a good economy doesnt do it,thats why Raegan also trippled our deficet,but back when your hero was in office republicans asserted deficets werent important.same thing they said when both bushes were in office,but now that a democrat is in office its next to treasonous and is blasphemy if we dont address it, the hypocricy is comical”
John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 17:48:48 in Politics

“REPUBLICANS are the ones who blocked Obamas incentive program to keep companies from outsourcing and reward those who bring jobs home..what are you talking about? Do u HONESTLY think our high unemployment rate wasnt a residual from Bushs recession? Obama took over in the HIEGHT of the recession,u cant seriousally attribute those numbers to Obama,we were loosing 800k jobs per month when he took over and within 17 months of him taking office he effectively STOPPED that trend and we started GAINING 120k jobs per month..how much better could he POSSIBLY do especially when u consider the FACT that republicans LITTERALLY VOWED to obstuct ANY and ALL plans he might have so they could make him a one term president,that their words,not mine....and u cant say they wont use the money to stimulate the economy. the infrastructure program ALONE has been a wild success here in philadelphia..me ,my family,and everyone even remotley related to that field has benefitted tremendousally..we have jobs,we make money,we spend money and that stimulous is one of the reasons Philadelphia retailers are setting 4 year RECORD highes in sales and profits..thats DIRECTLY attributable to the infrastructre program and im SURE its the same around the country. i have examples u have hypotheticals. Obama did NOT make it easier to get wellfare..the conservative agenda under bush destoyed our economy and more people became eligable for food stamps due to job loss”

llopez2196 on Dec 17, 2012 at 18:13:01

“Quite longwinded arent we??? Residual from Bush? That 's BS and you know it. You Liberal Democrats will say or do anything to make yourselves look good. When Obam took office unemployment was at 7.8% it is now 8.5% which means Obama has not done anything to make things better. You can make up numbers all day long but those of us who read more then just liberal media know the truth. Obama has done NOTHING to help the economy. You are quick to spout out all the jobs gained but what about the jobs lost? Republicans stopped Obama because they knew what he was doing would not improve the economy. When Bush was in office Democrats had control of Congress, yet they did nothing. Now Democrats blame Republicans for all the problems. Obama didn nothing in his first 4 yrs and he will do nothing in his next 4 yrs. Numbers and History will prove that he was one of our worse Presdient second only to Carter.”
John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 14:01:14 in Politics

“yes i would raises my wife limit if she got a credit card that was NEGATIVE interest and she was gong to use that borrowed money to make more money....which is what we should do NOW..we should borrow more money bcos we have a first time EVER negative interest rate,basically we can borrow for free, and we should use that interest free money to stimulate our economy with...the problem is the teaparty hijacked the republicans and are obstructionist.thats the problem NOT obama”

88SHADES on Dec 17, 2012 at 14:48:36

“Wow more fog from the left! Its hard to see the truth and reality when you buy into the democrats backwards theories. Spend money to make money? They have tried spending 100's of billions of dollars in stimulus and it just keeps the debt growing with little to no results. Cut spending, cut taxes let small businesses grow get unions out of govt control cut govt pensions. Too many people on the dole! the truth hurts. This is not a party issue it is a common sense issue. There seems to be a shortage of that around here.”

jwindwizard2 on Dec 17, 2012 at 14:47:40

“You really can't be that stupid, can you? Negative interest rate, really?

Then why are the Chinese still lending us money, by buying our notes and bonds?

Do you understand that the Fed has INCREASED its balance sheet by 400% in the LAST FOUR YEARS.... by PRINTING more dollars?

Go back to sleep.... this conversation is waaaaay over your head.”
John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 13:58:42 in Politics

“so u think Bushes unpaid for tax breaks and 2 unpaid wars had NOTHING to do with the deficet huh? didnt your hero Saint Reagan also tripple our deficet? and why when Bush was spending down our surplus and adding to the deficet you people said deficets arent as important as the economy? the hypocricy is comical.....drolling for more free stuff? u mean like the free tax breaks you got under bush? or the current tax gifts that u people want in order to let obama do ANYTHING? or do those huge tax gifts and giveaways dont count bcos they dont go to the poor? u want to take from the people who have the LEAST and give breaks to people who have the most.the people on welfare have the least to give and thats the FIRST place u want to start. i dont understand?”

jwindwizard2 on Dec 17, 2012 at 14:38:14

“Just curious.... why do you think ANYONE pays for tax cuts?? TAX CUT infers a reduction in the amount of money and entity SENDS to the government.... not the other way around. ANY increase in the deficit or national debt is entirely due to your government SPENDING more than it takes in.”
John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 13:55:06 in Politics

“what ur failing to realize is that RIGHT NOW we can borrow at a NEGATIVE interest rate...NOW is the time to borrow....borrow and use the money to stimulate our economy...a properous economy brings in huge revenues which we can then use to pay back what we borrwed..essentially it is free money as of right now...we can borrow wwithout interest...why wouldnt u take advantage of that?”

llopez2196 on Dec 17, 2012 at 14:08:20

“Because our government will not use it to stimulate the economy. They will just spend it on useless frivolous projects. In the first 4 yrs Obama was in office Unemployment went up 9%, People collecting food stamps went up 45 %. We have over 1.1 million people out of work. Jobs are the only way to stimulate the economy. Getting people back to work making money stimulates the economy. Sending aide money to foreign countries and letting big corporations get away with outsourceing doesn NOT stimulate the economy.”
John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

John Boehner Proposes Debt Ceiling Lift For One Year: Reports

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 13:52:38 in Politics

“the 700b was NOT stolen from medicare....why do you guys REFUSE to acknowledge the FACT that the 700B in savings to medicare was from providers? it did NOT touch medicare...it stopped overpayemtns to providers. what dont u understand about this? and id rather have 700b saved from stopping overpayemnts then to have your conservative agenda in action that would have privatized SS....and there would of been NOTHING left today..butthats what u people ultimatley want..u hate SS medicare and ANY program that doesnt benefit the top 1% or bis businesses.....”
Tim Scott Senate Appointment Announced By Nikki Haley

Tim Scott Senate Appointment Announced By Nikki Haley

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 13:40:46 in Politics

“how can they NOT see the connecton between big business and these anti union policies....and people vote them in ..they are being used and dont even know it..the koch brothers,american for pros..ect....they want to eliminate the union so they can make even larger profits by stripping and gutting workers rights and protection laws...its NOT about the workers..its about politics...these teabaggers are being used as a political tool for the 1% and they dont even kno it...RTW is not about workers..its about political ends..the unions fund democrats,they want to cut the funding. PERIOD nothing more nothing less. well i hope these tea party people are fine with big corporations setting their CHILDRENS and grandchildrens work place health regulations,wage standards,consumer protection laws, and retirements.....bcos that what is going to happen. there will be NO oppisition..big corps,big business,and the 1% will be setting all the workplace and industry standards...i hope they trust these companies to protect the welfare of their children and grandchildren”

khemphill17 on Dec 18, 2012 at 10:26:44

“Well said!”
Jamie Foxx Responds To Connecticut Shooting

Jamie Foxx Responds To Connecticut Shooting

Commented Dec 17, 2012 at 13:04:12 in Entertainment

“dont be neieve...gun laws are NOT a deterant....stricter gun laws would make it harder for people to abtain guns thus making it harder for crinimals to abtain guns... we need extreme mental health screenings and background checks ....the ONLY people who should be worried about stricter gun laws are those people who shouldnt have guns in the first place...if u are SANE and are NOT a criminal then i dont understand what your worried about? there should be a 100% comprehensive mental health screeenings including a physc evaluation. if u or someone u live with has EVER had a mental health issue then u shouldnt be aloud to buy a gun.period. to argue otherwise is foolish. if ur gun is stolen then YOU should be investigated to make sure you werent negligent or made it easy to be stolen...u should have control of ur gun AT ALL TIMES. If you fear your guns are vulnerable to theft then u shouldnt own a gun.PERIOD. u have to take a saftey class to go hunting but u dont have to take a saftey class to own a combat style assault rifle? the hypocricy is unpalatable......stricter gun laws = less gun..less guns equal less illegal gun use.period”
Mike Huckabee: Newtown Shooting No Surprise, We've 'Systematically Removed God' From Schools

Mike Huckabee: Newtown Shooting No Surprise, We've 'Systematically Removed God' From Schools

Commented Dec 15, 2012 at 22:15:34 in Politics

“....MIKE HUCKABEE......You LITTERALLY just argued that YOUR GOD is being vengeful and vindictive and let this mass murder of CHILDREN happen out of spite? u gota be kidding me....If this God u speak of exist id rather go to hell then live with something capable of such an atrocity......YOU and YOU ALONE are giving christianity a bad name...your mentality is why athiesm is on the rise..people are scared to be a part of an organization that thinks like you do....its unpalatable......what kind of sick God do you worship that u think he is capable of letting a mass murdering rampage on CHILDREN happen out of spite?”
Mike Huckabee: Newtown Shooting No Surprise, We've 'Systematically Removed God' From Schools

Mike Huckabee: Newtown Shooting No Surprise, We've 'Systematically Removed God' From Schools

Commented Dec 15, 2012 at 22:12:42 in Politics

“which God are you referring to Mike? Does this big conspirocy theory go as far back as our fouding fathers when they wrote our CONSITUTION that u hold so dearly? How about we put ALLAH in YOUR kids school huckie? or were u specifically talking about YOUR God and ONLY and STRICTLY your god? how do u kno it wasnt the absence of allah or joseph smith or zues or gandi or jim jones ect...how do u kno it wasnt those gods who were mad that they were NEVER included in our public schools? atleast your god got a shot...he should be thankful...those other gods are PISSED.its gotta be an angry invisible man in the sky and not a crazy insane maniac with EASY acess to gangland and combat style weapons?..and he had easy acess bcos PEOPLE LIKE YOU fight for more guns.....u think God is mad bcos he isnt in public schools? but you DONT think God is mad that YOU AND YOUR PARTY are doing EVERYTHING u possibly can to block the poor from recieving proper medical care? u are a creaton of a human being..ur mentality is unpalatable and people relate christianity to people like you..they are AFRAID to be a christian BECAUSE of YOU...not the athiest or secularist..YOU ARE SCARING THEM AWAY...you and your mentality are the reason athiesm is on the rise”
Anthony Weiner 2013? Ex-Congressman Reportedly Considering NYC Mayoral Run

Anthony Weiner 2013? Ex-Congressman Reportedly Considering NYC Mayoral Run

Commented Nov 22, 2012 at 13:25:40 in New York

“i think anthony wiener OWES us to run again. he was not only an inspiration but made me proud to be a democrat.his voice was the voice of many.the vericity of his arguments have always been stellar and we deserve anthony on our side.our nation has embraced bill clitnon and i think we should do the same for him. he is the pitbull in the midst of sheep in washington. he has fought for the middleclass so furiousally ad his wit can only be outmatched by his determination. ANTHONY U OWE US TO RUN AGAIN!!!!!!! the least u can do for making us suffering the loss of our prize fighter is to run again.”
Homeland Security Explains Plan To Purchase More Than 1.6 Billion Bullets: Buying In Bulk Is Cheaper

Homeland Security Explains Plan To Purchase More Than 1.6 Billion Bullets: Buying In Bulk Is Cheaper

Commented Mar 31, 2013 at 18:49:14 in Politics

“first off scooter your comprehension skills are lacking..there are 300 million people in this country which is,wait for it, 5 bullets per person!!! which equals 1.6b approx.. secondly this article NEVER EVER said dhs is buying hollow points.. u are like the 10th simpleton conservative right wing conpirocy nut that has said this now..where did u learn to read at man? NOBODY is buying hollow point bullets right now.NOBODY!!!!! the social security officers bought only 160k hollow points LAST YEAR..the fed did NOT order even one single hollow point,NOT ONE, in this last 1.6b purchase...u need to wake up man...stop drinking the koolaide and maybe invest the 200$ in a communit college english class”
Homeland Security Explains Plan To Purchase More Than 1.6 Billion Bullets: Buying In Bulk Is Cheaper

Homeland Security Explains Plan To Purchase More Than 1.6 Billion Bullets: Buying In Bulk Is Cheaper

Commented Mar 31, 2013 at 18:35:26 in Politics

“this is the 4th time ive read this.. u people are all the same.. your comprehension skills are APPALLING and down right pitiful.... please show me WHERE EXACTLY this arfticle says DHS is buying 1.6 HOLLOW POINT bullets?
HINT: it does NOT say any such thing!!!!!!!!”

lucky one on Mar 31, 2013 at 18:56:31

“URL: http://rt.com/usa/dhs-hollow-bullets-purchase-855/

Denial is an excellent place to live - especially if you get all your news from hp. That always helps.”
Overcoming Delusions About the Second Amendment

Overcoming Delusions About the Second Amendment

Commented Dec 19, 2012 at 12:49:49 in Politics

“but doesnt one of our "rights" give us power to amend the consitution? and who's interpretation of these "rights" should we follow? what makes one persons interp. superior to anothers?”
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