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Joe The Plumber: 'Your Dead Kids Don't Trump My Constitutional Rights' To Have Guns

Joe The Plumber: 'Your Dead Kids Don't Trump My Constitutional Rights' To Have Guns

Commented May 28, 2014 at 23:08:39 in Politics

“VOTE! REMEMBER TO VOTE! VOTE!”
Ann Coulter's Attempt To Make Fun Of #BringBackOurGirls Goes Beautifully Wrong

Ann Coulter's Attempt To Make Fun Of #BringBackOurGirls Goes Beautifully Wrong

Commented May 12, 2014 at 20:18:07 in Media

“The more she talks/tweets and press she gets, tells us exactly what kind of a person she truly is...
We don't need to hear her name ever again.”
Donald Sterling Banned For Life From NBA, Fined $2.5 Million

Donald Sterling Banned For Life From NBA, Fined $2.5 Million

Commented Apr 29, 2014 at 18:01:34 in Sports

“Whatever money Sterling gains from unloading the Clippers, he’ll never be able to buy respect.”
Bill Kristol Thinks Outrage Over Donald Sterling Is 'Hysterical'

Bill Kristol Thinks Outrage Over Donald Sterling Is 'Hysterical'

Commented Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19:01 in Media

“Sterling’s history paints a picture of a man who has let slip bigoted beliefs for years — and has, at least so far, sidestepped major repercussions. He was sued in 1996 for sexual harassment. In 2003 he testified in a separate court case that he occasionally paid women for sex. The same year, Sterling was sued by 19 tenants of a building he owned, along with the Housing Rights Center; they claimed Sterling’s employees refused repairs to black tenants and frequently threatened to evict them. Sterling settled the case for an undisclosed sum.

In 2009, Sterling spent $2.73 million to settle another suit, this time brought by the Justice Department, which alleged Sterling refused to rent his apartments to non-Korean tenants, preferring that black and Hispanic prospective tenants look elsewhere. The lawsuit quoted Sterling as saying in sworn testimony that “Hispanics smoke, drink and just hang around the building,” adding that “black tenants smell and attract vermin.”

Sterling also feuded with Elgin Baylor, a Washington native, NBA legend and the Clippers’ general manager for 22 years. Baylor, who has declined commenting publicly this weekend, sued Sterling in 2009 for discrimination and wrongful termination. In the lawsuit, Baylor, who is African American, alleged Sterling built his franchise with the “vision of a Southern plantation-type structure” and accused the team owner of a “pervasive and ongoing racist attitude.” A jury ruled in Sterling’s favor in 2011.”

swengnikaerb on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:28:47

“Bet that jury feels foolish now.”
Clippers Players Stage Silent Protest Against Donald Sterling With Inside-Out Shirts (PHOTOS)

Clippers Players Stage Silent Protest Against Donald Sterling With Inside-Out Shirts (PHOTOS)

Commented Apr 27, 2014 at 17:57:25 in Sports

“Don’t ever confuse wealth with virtue or intellect.”

thesidetrek on Apr 27, 2014 at 17:59:29

“Or class. Well said.”
Wayne LaPierre Warns Fellow Gun Rights Supporters Of 'Knockout Gamers,' 'Haters'

Wayne LaPierre Warns Fellow Gun Rights Supporters Of 'Knockout Gamers,' 'Haters'

Commented Apr 25, 2014 at 21:37:56 in Politics

“The NRA wants more people to own guns, but they are short on solutions for existing gun violence.”
Cliven Bundy: Are Black People 'Better Off As Slaves' Than 'Under Government Subsidy?'

Cliven Bundy: Are Black People 'Better Off As Slaves' Than 'Under Government Subsidy?'

Commented Apr 24, 2014 at 10:07:24 in Politics

“Combining racism and refusing to obey court decisions with armed threats, this rancher could find kindred spirits in certain parts of Ukraine.”
Germany Marijuana Supporters Call On Parliament To Discuss Legalizing Marijuana

Germany Marijuana Supporters Call On Parliament To Discuss Legalizing Marijuana

Commented Apr 13, 2014 at 17:32:21 in World

“"Regular cannabis consumption leads to considerable health damage, and can lead to psychoses and addiction."
No such evidence...
Listen to the 120 criminal law professors.”
Radio Host Rips Mets Player Who Missed Games For Paternity Leave

Radio Host Rips Mets Player Who Missed Games For Paternity Leave

Commented Apr 3, 2014 at 14:54:06 in Sports

“What a great father he must be himself!”
The Supreme Court Has Struck Down Overall Campaign Contribution Limits

The Supreme Court Has Struck Down Overall Campaign Contribution Limits

Commented Apr 2, 2014 at 15:38:48 in Politics

“This is legalized extortion...”
Wisconsin Delays Cutbacks To Cancer Program For Low-Income Women After Uproar

Wisconsin Delays Cutbacks To Cancer Program For Low-Income Women After Uproar

Commented Mar 22, 2014 at 13:53:14 in Politics

“It has been credited with providing more than 500,000 breast and cervical cancer screenings to more than 70,000 women.
WHEN will people understand the clinics provide more than birth control!”
GOP Senate Candidate Changes Tune On Strict Abortion Stance

GOP Senate Candidate Changes Tune On Strict Abortion Stance

Commented Mar 22, 2014 at 13:45:05 in Politics

“Typical Republican thoughts. They don't want more government, but want to control women's reproductive choices. They can't have it both ways...”

Bufford P Tusser on Mar 22, 2014 at 14:44:12

“too much nuance for that bunch..”
Jared Polis Praises Legal Marijuana In Colorado, Vows To Keep Pushing For Federal Legalization

Jared Polis Praises Legal Marijuana In Colorado, Vows To Keep Pushing For Federal Legalization

Commented Jan 2, 2014 at 16:18:00 in Politics

“"By regulating marijuana like alcohol, Colorado voters hope to reduce crime and keep marijuana away from kids. I applaud Colorado's efforts to implement the will of the voters and will continue my work to pass H.R. 499 to regulate marijuana like alcohol federally."

"This is a big step in allowing small businesses to grow and succeed while following state and federal laws," Polis said. "I am hopeful that other states may see marijuana regulation as an opportunity to reduce crime, combat drug abuse, and enhance economic opportunity.”

Smart thinking, finally!”
Obama's $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Fundamentally Change America

Obama's $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Fundamentally Change America

Commented Dec 31, 2013 at 11:08:58 in Business

“McDonald's says it can't afford to pay her and the company's more than 700,000 other American nonmanagement employees a wage that would lift them above the poverty line. What McDonald's Corp. can afford to do, though, is buy itself a new corporate jet.
Bloomberg News reported earlier this week that McDonald's Corp. has purchased for the use of its executives a Bombardier Challenger 605, a 12-seat plane that goes for between $27-$35 MILLION. (Fries and soft drink not included.)

Nancy Salgado has been working at McDonald's in Chicago for 10 years, and for that whole time she has been working at Illinois' minimum wage, now $8.25 an hour. As a mother with two young children, that puts her below the poverty line of $19,530.

Taxpayers are spending an estimated $1.2 BILLION a year supporting McDonald's workers, according to a recent National Employment Law Project study, because McDonald's would prefer to tell its employees to get public assistance to pay their food, housing and health care bills than to pay them a wage adequate enough for workers to meet those expenses without government help.

That figure is less than the $1.5 BILLION in profits that McDonald's earned in
ONE MONTH – the three months ending September 30.

They can afford it. It's a matter of choice...”
Obama's $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Fundamentally Change America

Obama's $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Fundamentally Change America

Commented Dec 31, 2013 at 11:05:12 in Business

“Ummm, you really just said that?!”
Obama's $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Fundamentally Change America

Obama's $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Fundamentally Change America

Commented Dec 31, 2013 at 11:03:06 in Business

“McDonald's says it can't afford to pay her and the company's more than 700,000 other American nonmanagement employees a wage that would lift them above the poverty line. What McDonald's Corp. can afford to do, though, is buy itself a
NEW CORPORATE JET.

Bloomberg News reported earlier this week that McDonald's Corp. has purchased for the use of its executives a Bombardier Challenger 605, a 12-seat plane that goes for between $27 MILLION and $35 MILLION. (Fries and soft drink not included.)

Taxpayers are spending an estimated $1.2 BILLION a year supporting McDonald's workers, according to a recent National Employment Law Project study, because McDonald's would prefer to tell its employees to get public assistance to pay their food, housing and health care bills than to pay them a wage adequate enough for workers to meet those expenses without government help.

That figure is less than the $1.5 BILLION in profits that McDonald's earned in
ONE MONTH – the three months ending September 30.

They can afford it. It's a matter of choice...

Nancy Salgado has been working at McDonald's in Chicago for 10 years, and for that whole time she has been working at Illinois' minimum wage, now $8.25 an hour. As a mother with two young children, that puts her below the poverty line of $19,530.”

Waterlooboy on Dec 31, 2013 at 13:05:31

“You can't pay someone more than the value of their labor and stay in business. It has nothing to do with corporate jets. If I'm a burger flipper and I'm making 12 dollars an hour I must produce well over that amount per hour or the business will not be a success.”
Obama's $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Fundamentally Change America

Obama's $10.10 Minimum Wage Would Fundamentally Change America

Commented Dec 31, 2013 at 10:42:57 in Business

“McDonald's says it can't afford to pay her and the company's more than 700,000 other American nonmanagement employees a wage that would lift them above the poverty line. What McDonald's Corp. can afford to do, though, is buy itself a new corporate jet.

Nancy Salgado has been working at McDonald's in Chicago for 10 years, and for that whole time she has been working at Illinois' minimum wage, now $8.25 an hour. As a mother with two young children, that puts her below the poverty line of $19,530.

Bloomberg News reported earlier this week that McDonald's Corp. has purchased for the use of its executives a Bombardier Challenger 605, a 12-seat plane that goes for between $27 million and $35 million. (Fries and soft drink not included.)

Taxpayers are spending an estimated $1.2 BILLION a year supporting McDonald's workers, according to a recent National Employment Law Project study, because McDonald's would prefer to tell its employees to get public assistance to pay their food, housing and health care bills than to pay them a wage adequate enough for workers to meet those expenses without government help.

That figure is less than the $1.5 BILLION in profits that McDonald's earned in
ONE MONTH – the three months ending September 30.

They can afford it. It's a matter of choice...”
'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson Advises Men To Marry 15-Year-Old Girls

'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson Advises Men To Marry 15-Year-Old Girls

Commented Dec 31, 2013 at 09:47:21 in Celebrity

“What will A&E do now?
I guess it's up to their advertisers.”
'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson Advises Men To Marry 15-Year-Old Girls

'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson Advises Men To Marry 15-Year-Old Girls

Commented Dec 31, 2013 at 05:57:48 in Celebrity

“Ouch! That must hurt.”
Miley Cyrus (Basically) Admits That A Vogue Cover Was In The Works

Miley Cyrus (Basically) Admits That A Vogue Cover Was In The Works

Commented Dec 29, 2013 at 12:37:05 in Style

“She's too busy counting her money, anyway...”
Miley Cyrus (Basically) Admits That A Vogue Cover Was In The Works

Miley Cyrus (Basically) Admits That A Vogue Cover Was In The Works

Commented Dec 29, 2013 at 12:36:18 in Style

“She's too immature for the cover...”

Erik Denning on Dec 29, 2013 at 14:51:47

“Meaning she can't sit still long enough to take a picture?”
Ted Cruz Insists Role In Government Shutdown Wasn't A Mistake

Ted Cruz Insists Role In Government Shutdown Wasn't A Mistake

Commented Dec 29, 2013 at 12:34:04 in Politics

“And this is the same guy that voted not to extend unemployment benefits, because it will force people to go out and find a job, even though there are no jobs to be had...”
Toby Keith's New Restaurant Displays 'No Guns Permitted' Sign, Outrages Some Gun Fans

Toby Keith's New Restaurant Displays 'No Guns Permitted' Sign, Outrages Some Gun Fans

Commented Dec 28, 2013 at 14:29:58 in Politics

“Those who insist on carrying a gun, can eat somewhere else.”
'Duck Dynasty' Family And Fans React To Phil Robertson's Hiatus After Offensive Comments

'Duck Dynasty' Family And Fans React To Phil Robertson's Hiatus After Offensive Comments

Commented Dec 28, 2013 at 14:27:13 in Gay Voices

“Do not speak against one another, brethren.
James 4:11”
It's Not Just Poor People Getting Hosed When Congress Lets Unemployment Insurance Expire

It's Not Just Poor People Getting Hosed When Congress Lets Unemployment Insurance Expire

Commented Dec 28, 2013 at 14:02:25 in Politics

“And how much did the government shut down cost?!”

dancinggrandma on Dec 28, 2013 at 14:25:55

“24 billion tax-payer dollars, Jean. Add to this the 19 billion incurred by the GOPTP for higher interest rates on the debt caused by their actions causing a credit down-grading. Add to this the 44 million wasted on futile repeal votes. We literally cannot afford this politically sociopathic band of extremists.”
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