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Gun Poll Finds Division Over Arming Teachers And Other School Officials

Gun Poll Finds Division Over Arming Teachers And Other School Officials

Commented Apr 5, 2013 at 10:48:18 in Politics

“That would be YOUR logic.Take away all guns because a criminal misused one.”

Kiver on Apr 5, 2013 at 11:12:55

“No one is planning to take away "all the guns" - grow a synapse will you!”
Gun Poll Finds Division Over Arming Teachers And Other School Officials

Gun Poll Finds Division Over Arming Teachers And Other School Officials

Commented Apr 5, 2013 at 10:43:30 in Politics

“Apparently,you know absolutely nothing about the NRA.”
Gun Poll Finds Division Over Arming Teachers And Other School Officials

Gun Poll Finds Division Over Arming Teachers And Other School Officials

Commented Apr 5, 2013 at 10:42:07 in Politics

“A child falling from an open window is a tragedy. So we must have mandatory window locks ?All my guns are in a safe except for one.A little common sense goes a long way.All this proposed legislation does nothing more than give people the "feeling" that something was done.In reality it will do nothing but chip away at citizens rights.”
Gun Poll Finds Division Over Arming Teachers And Other School Officials

Gun Poll Finds Division Over Arming Teachers And Other School Officials

Commented Apr 4, 2013 at 21:49:52 in Politics

“That's right . We must adopt new gun laws which will only be obeyed by law abiding citizens and slam any ideas that might actually stop another tragedy from happening.Vote according to your emotion like a good liberal.”

Kiver on Apr 5, 2013 at 10:32:12

“By that logic we should take down all traffic lights because some folks will go through the red one anyway.”

mdf404 on Apr 4, 2013 at 23:17:07

“The NRA has never ever made a serious proposal to keep guns out of the hands of criminals, the mentally ill, or children. They have given up their right to be considered to ever act in good faith. Then NRA would rather see 100,000 armed criminals than have a single gun purchase delayed a few days for a background check. They would rather have a 100,000 accidental deaths from guns left lying around houses, than give up liability shield laws for irresponsible gun owners.”

duckmonkeyman on Apr 4, 2013 at 23:16:04

“There are gun accidents, too. Do you consider those tragedies? Or does being a good conservative mean those incidents don't really matter?”
Rand Paul Exaggerates Filibuster ‘Victory'

Rand Paul Exaggerates Filibuster ‘Victory'

Commented Mar 27, 2013 at 12:27:01 in Politics

“Wow,.........Put your head back in the sand ,sorry I disturbed you .”
Rand Paul Exaggerates Filibuster ‘Victory'

Rand Paul Exaggerates Filibuster ‘Victory'

Commented Mar 27, 2013 at 09:25:52 in Politics

“No,but that's not the question.Do you think the government should have that right.I don't.Getting the head of the justice dept to state for the record that the act would be unconstitutional is a good thing.”

whatdiditellyou on Mar 27, 2013 at 09:41:33

Rand Paul Exaggerates Filibuster ‘Victory'

Rand Paul Exaggerates Filibuster ‘Victory'

Commented Mar 27, 2013 at 07:46:19 in Politics

“The obstruction is to stop polices that hamper economic growth.This is a good read;http://www.forbes.com/sites/charleskadlec/2012/07/16/the-dangerous-myth-about-the-bill-clinton-tax-increase/
Rand Paul Exaggerates Filibuster ‘Victory'

Rand Paul Exaggerates Filibuster ‘Victory'

Commented Mar 27, 2013 at 07:33:59 in Politics

“There had been other opinions from this administration that they had the right to use this type of force on its own citizens on U.S. soil.Having the administration admit that in its own opinion its not constitutional to do so formally,publicly,and with documentation I don't feel is a waste of time.”

Art Beitchman on Mar 27, 2013 at 07:36:34

“Can you name one case that the US government did this?”
Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Commented Mar 15, 2013 at 12:02:15 in Politics

“Fred Deluca, the founder of privately-held Subway Restaurants, said government regulations are hurting small businesses and that this environment has prevented entrepreneurs from creating value in the market. "If I started Subway today, Subway would not exist," Deluca told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" Wednesday.

I would venture to say Deluca probably knows a little more about business start ups than yourself.”
Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Commented Mar 15, 2013 at 11:54:18 in Politics

“So your saying your in agreement with the content of my post you just have an issue with my spelling.There is hope for you yet .”

nyjjc on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:01:48

“No - what I'm saying is that your atrocious spelling is indicative of someone undereducated and underinformed, which means it goes at the heart of the credibility of anything you have to say.

It's one thing to have an occasional spelling error.  It's quite another to have posts littered with them.”
Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Commented Mar 14, 2013 at 17:41:30 in Politics

“I basically exposed your four ridiculas assertions as the "partison hyperboli "you accuse me of buying into.I wouldn't rest my case now if I were you.Your client wouldnt bevery happy.”

nyjjc on Mar 14, 2013 at 17:54:42

“If your spelling wasn't so atrocious, you might actually look like you had something of value to say.”
Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Commented Mar 14, 2013 at 17:34:40 in Politics

“No one stated it was an impossibility.Simply illistrating the point that is much more difficult.”

doublegang on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:02:15

“Fred Deluca, the founder of privately-held Subway Restaurants, said government regulations are hurting small businesses and that this environment has prevented entrepreneurs from creating value in the market. "If I started Subway today, Subway would not exist," Deluca told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" Wednesday.

I would venture to say Deluca probably knows a little more about business start ups than yourself.”

nyjjc on Mar 14, 2013 at 17:55:31

“Actually, he said "no one", thereby inferring it was, in fact, impossible.

Logic - learn to use it.”
Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Commented Mar 6, 2013 at 15:49:35 in Politics

“The first part of your reply has more to do with the allocation of tax dollars than the bureaucracy of starting a business.
As to the second part of your reply I'm citing an example given by the CEO of Subway when he said if he had to start his business under the regulatory burden we have now he wouldn't have been able to do it.”

nyjjc on Mar 6, 2013 at 18:40:03

“The Subway CEOs comments are histrionic hyperbole. Do you know how you can tell?

Because people all over the nation still open sandwich shops.

Perhaps you should learn to differentiate from partisan nonsense and reality.”
Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Federal Workers Facing Furloughs Have 'Already Contributed More Than Their Share,' Says Union President

Commented Mar 6, 2013 at 10:46:19 in Politics

“#1.Just plain stupid
#2.This is definitely a progressive opinion.No good republican would ever say making more than the average person is a bad thing.Unless your being paid by the taxpayers then pay commensurate to your job is acceptable.
#3.Union negotiations usually amount to nothing more than organized extortion of a company which sometimes results in the failure of that company.
#4.When the pursuit of a business is done properly,such as sensible business plans,experience in the pursued field ,some investment risk of your own,there are plenty of avenues to secure capitol .

Basically,what your saying is the government should do all the work for you.Why not take the real republican ideal of less government interference and regulation .Most people that have started businesses will tell you the less government bureaucracy involved the better your chance of business success.”

nyjjc on Mar 6, 2013 at 18:23:44

“Your post simply allows me to rest my case, because you just illustrated those same contortions I was discussing.”

EricNU on Mar 6, 2013 at 12:30:24

“Which 'most people' are you talking about? Most people in business appreciate working roads and bridges, safe food and water, an educated workforce, and laws and regulations which protect intellectual property.

If the bureaucracy is so bad, why do we lead the world in first class businesses?”
Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Commented Feb 13, 2013 at 08:49:26 in Politics

“Um,read the headline.”

Hillbilly49 on Feb 13, 2013 at 10:15:05

“Granddaddy, try reading the article.”
Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Commented Feb 13, 2013 at 08:48:28 in Politics

“And no military to fund,we do it for them.”
Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Commented Feb 13, 2013 at 08:46:48 in Politics

“In 1950 the minimum wage was .75 cents hr.No cable,most had no tv at all.No cell phones.No internet.Could heat your house for a week on two hours wage.People all want the benefits that come with a good salary but don't wan to do what it takes to get there.I know lots of people who run businesses and their biggest problem is just having people show up for work.”
Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Commented Feb 13, 2013 at 08:34:46 in Politics

“Wow,some common sense.Not usually seen on here.”
Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Obama: Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost 'Rising, Thriving Middle Class'

Commented Feb 13, 2013 at 08:33:28 in Politics

“So when everyone raises their prices to pay for the wage hikes everyone will be back to square one.Why are people trying to make a living at a minimum wage job.Learn how to do something so you can get paid more BEFORE you start a family.I get the feeling not one poster on here owns a business.”

VioletGrey on Feb 13, 2013 at 09:36:10

“you know what; when those business owners actually begin paying people what they are worth rather than what they can get away with in an artificially depressed wage condition then we can talk about doing away with minimum wages. However, as long as business knowingly depress wages because no one is in a position to stop them we'll keep having this same stupid, pointless deadlocked argument over minimum wage increases.”

Kat Batey on Feb 13, 2013 at 09:04:11

“Wow good idea! Tell that to all the contractors whose businesses went down the toilet in '08. Tell that to every college graduate up to their ears in debt getting collection calls on their student loans who are still cashiering. Tell every mother whose husband took off and left her with a family she can't support and cant't pay for daycare. Just go learn something! You my friend are a genius.”
Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion Nixed By GOP Gov. Tom Corbett

Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion Nixed By GOP Gov. Tom Corbett

Commented Feb 7, 2013 at 08:54:48 in Business

“So under which president did the majority of Americans fare better under,Jimmy Carter or Ronald Reagan?Carter had a top marginal tax rate of 75%.Reagan dropped it to 28% and the infrastructure spending only increased.(bridges and roads you talk about).You were probably against the Bush tax cuts.Did you know revenues through taxes were at record highs during his presidency?High taxes benefit no one.”
Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion Nixed By GOP Gov. Tom Corbett

Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion Nixed By GOP Gov. Tom Corbett

Commented Feb 6, 2013 at 17:42:06 in Business

“Helping the truly poor is one thing.Supporting the blatantly lazy is another.It doesn't take a tax rate of over 50% to run this country and take care of those who need it.What incentive does anyone have to go to work if they have to give half of it away.I was always led to believe the American dream was to make your own way in life because of all the opportunity we have here .Not depend on others to take care of me when I can do it myself.The US is suppose to be the land of the free.Not the home of the oppressed.And I shouldn't have to go to another country to enjoy those freedoms.By the way ,I never think of myself as terrific because I make my own way.When you have a little ambition the US is a fairly easy place to make a living.”

Nonpartay on Feb 6, 2013 at 19:33:48

“Of course, in Republicanistan, the truly poor ARE the blatantly lazy. I've heard this so many times from so many Republicans, it's pathetic. Never mind those who are working two and three jobs at minimum wage or less, being forced to ignore their families (so much for the party of "family values"), and still not making enough to have a good life. I'm sorry you're having a pity party about all you have to pay in taxes, poor you, but that IS the cost of having a country that allows you to work. You know, one with roads, bridges, clean water, police, fire departments, courts, national parks, and a military to protect us. You can whine all you like, but if you want a decent place to live, one that actually functions, you're going to have to pay for it. If that's not incentive enough for you to go to work, then just try getting on welfare instead. You'll be surprised at how terribly difficult that is. Only 4 million of our citizens are on welfare, and they can only be on it for a lifetime total of 5 years. Poverty is through the roof because of all this since it's mostly children "benefiting" from these meager resources, and they never do catch up because of all the cuts in programs that might help them. Lovely, isn't it? So much for Republicans' caring. They don't. Unless you're rich, then they care a lot. So which is it? A land of oppression or a fairly easy place to make a living? Make up your mind.”
Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion Nixed By GOP Gov. Tom Corbett

Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion Nixed By GOP Gov. Tom Corbett

Commented Feb 6, 2013 at 10:36:53 in Business

“As a republican all I want is the government out of my life.I want to be responsible for my own healthcare.I want to be responsible for my own retirement.And just what does the government do to help people get out of poverty?The government just enables the poor to survive in an impoverished condition.No incentive to to better their lives themselves.There are many out there who legitimately need the help.But there are way more that just scam the system.I am just middle class ,self employed.Over a third of what I make goes to taxes,and they want more.Sometimes I wonder why I work at all.”

Nonpartay on Feb 6, 2013 at 17:12:46

“Thank you for showing the world, at least those who read your words, why I left the Republican party. What a selfish mess it is. You guys couldn't care less about anyone but yourselves. The poor can go screw themselves. Never mind people with money have all the power, owning far too many of our representatives, and calling all the shots, and they're not doing a damn thing for the poor, except doing their best to keep them that way. And you think you're so terrific you can do things all on your own without the government "interfering" in anything. Try Somalia. I hear that's a real garden spot. No government at all, everyone has a gun, no laws, no regulations, you're free as a bird. Enjoy!”
Medical Company Smith & Nephew Lays Off Almost 100 People, Blames Obamacare

Medical Company Smith & Nephew Lays Off Almost 100 People, Blames Obamacare

Commented Feb 4, 2013 at 17:27:05 in Business

“I see that if the current administration has done anything it is to persuade a large portion of the citizens of this country that wealth,success.and the desire to prosper are whats killing the country and the government is here to save the day.”
Medical Company Smith & Nephew Lays Off Almost 100 People, Blames Obamacare

Medical Company Smith & Nephew Lays Off Almost 100 People, Blames Obamacare

Commented Feb 4, 2013 at 11:09:23 in Business

“Look it up.I did.That's how I know.It would probably surprise you to know just how small the profit margins are in some companies.Especially in real competitive industries.”

cgoodie on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:43:49

“You know as well as I that corporations conflate their numbers to avoid taxes...maybe you should also look up the compensation packages for their executives. Pay yourself a s*^t load of money, reduce your profit margin and tax liability....win/win. Pullleeeeze don't ask me to sympathize with the companies that help bring this country to its knees with their marginally legal shenanigans. AIG being one that comes to mind.”
Medical Company Smith & Nephew Lays Off Almost 100 People, Blames Obamacare

Medical Company Smith & Nephew Lays Off Almost 100 People, Blames Obamacare

Commented Feb 4, 2013 at 11:02:14 in Business

“Well,not exactly.A lobbyist try's to change an outcome to fit his or her employers needs.”
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