“None of this is a secret. Our representatives are aware of this and are complicit. As long as the Blankfeins can grease the wheels of Washington they will continue to collect corporate welfare. Reform can only come when Citizens United is overturned.”
“$1000,00 for a toaster? You already shop at many stores that are unionized and and you probably don't know it by the prices.
As for your comment about working somewhere else, maybe the Shirtwaist Factory fire workers should have done the same and maybe they would not have burned to death.
Keep kidding yourself that you are "Flyingfree".”
flyingfree22 on Nov 22, 2012 at 11:18:20
“nanny, what are you talking about? what fire and what does it have to do with this story?”
“Boehner is a weak man. He has no stomach for a real fight. Obama must go for it now and not compromise on the important issues.”
liberty82 on Nov 17, 2012 at 09:31:11
“Obama will cave before the speaker.”
Jaysus on Nov 17, 2012 at 09:25:11
“Im afraid in this scenario, Obama is the weakling despite having the leverage and the majority of Americans behind him. Or he isn't weak and secretly wishes to protect the wealth of the aristocracy and pretend he had no choice.”
“Neither do I. And I would never vote for anyone who signed his pledge as I believe that person could not fairly represent me or the country.
Would fan you fan you if Huff Post would let me so had to settle for a Fav'd.”
Nov 10, 2012 at 10:53:02
“Ignorance is no excuse.”
Doolu on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:00:29
“I think her foolish behavior has been influenced by the big volume of free ice cream she was helping herself with at the creamery she worked at. If FOX News or the Koch Brothers do not offer her a job, Cold Stone Creamery should consider rehiring her following rehabilitation.”
“Yeah, we should have taken W's advice and put our retirement savings on the market, especially in 2008, that would have worked out well!”
toddwlkins4447833 on Nov 8, 2012 at 18:04:42
“it's your money... invest it however you like. And if 2008 is your argument then that is ridiculous considering that all of those 401k losses have come back since then. And the stock market crashing would have never happened if it wasn't for fannie and freddie giving all that money to the banks causing the housing crisis in the first place...”
“I don't expect anything. I demand that we stop spending billions on endless war and the industrial complex that drives and thrives upon war!
YOU may be happy to see the rich get away with paying less than their fair share, creating loopholes big enough to drive a Bentley through, and laughing at the rest of us as they order another yacht.
Your mindset is what gives the Republicans the balls to even talk about stripping the elderly of the SS they paid into! They have you convinced that it is us who created this mess. You may as well switch parties now!”
Von Laue on Nov 8, 2012 at 09:22:32
“You really got all that from me saying the gov't was in debt? I'll be happy if some of the tax loopholes are removed and they pay a higher effective tax rate, but I'm not going to sit here and blame it on them. I'm going to sit here and blame it on the politicians, who are also rich.”