“Today I saw a young man wearing a cap with a rebel battle flag on the front. In Wichita, KS. At a St Patrick's Day parade here in Wichita, I saw a group of men wearing rebel uniforms parading with a rebel battle flag with a shamrock on it. Your moronic governor is not the only neo-Confederate trying to refight The Rebellion.”
“Yeah, spot on. Now do one on blacks. (I've lived in Kansas for 52 years. I'm nothing like what you described. You're not helping by promoting stereotypes.)”
TheIndependenceParty on Mar 13, 2010 at 16:53:11
“Thanks, stujo, ... and I did it as well above. I apologize and appreciate your comments. Secretary Sebelius was your governor, of course, and is a reflection of the balance in thinking among some Kansans. The Phelps Family has given Kansas a very bad name, ... and I did witness a tremendous amount of racism and religious prejudice when I lived there as a kid. It was not until I moved East to PA that I came to understand and appreciate the true diversity that founded this nation. Every nationality and religion imaginable, ... all in shared space. My ggrandfather is buried in KS, and was typical, ... German, Protestant, and white as flour. I love my childhood memories there for other reasons, ... but I did not broaden my social perspectives until I came here.”
“Oh she's had some work done on her face, for sure. She looks different. Not older. Different.”
CaliforniaGirl on Mar 4, 2010 at 21:25:58
“...........not hatin' her..as you say...Evita Luisa...
It's just ...gosh when you look at her.... and it's cindy crawford and she looks not like Cindy crawford really...and the eyes HAVE changed like this ..
..it's natural to say....stop the plastic surgery cindy...it's a plea to a beautiful woman not to go down the road so many hollywood types go...losing their unique looks along the way...”
“I'm an older white man. What Eugene Robinson said in the first 3 minutes is exactly right. The cop should have apologized for the trouble and left the scene, just like he would've done if Gates was a white man.”
“From Taibbi's blog: "a lot of people have been writing me asking me to respond to Megan McArdle’s bizarre freakout on the Atlantic website, where she lambasted my Goldman piece in curiously discombobulated fashion and then apparently spent the next couple of days jamming her feet in her mouth in the comments section (Megan at 6:52 P.M. on July 10: “No, his facts are wrong, his conclusions are wrong, and only his discomfort with Goldman Sachs’ role in our public life is correct.” Megan three hours later: “Or perhaps a better way to say it is that the facts are right, but the mini narratives are ludicrously wrong.”). ...I will get to her later in the week," http://trueslant.com/matttaibbi/2009/07/13/is-the-us-government-an-arm-of-goldman-sachs-graham-and-dodd-investor-seeking-alpha/”
PhilipTaylor on Jul 13, 2009 at 15:44:20
“I think if I were Megan I would politely withdraw my article and declare it was a MASSIVE Mistake!”
“A facilitated form of barter? What are the income tax implications? How do they value the sale for tax purposes?”
PocketWatch on Apr 6, 2009 at 16:24:26
“That's all that paper money is, "a facilitated form of barter." As for taxes and such, any bookkeeper can keep track of this without so much as a hiccup. In this country, we are so used to seeing just one form of currency. If you travel at all, you get used to money conversion factors real quick, and most merchants in Europe, for example, will take dollars, Euros, pounds, or whatever. It costs you a small percentage above the sale price because conversions are constantly fluid, and the merchants will protect themselves by adding a small amount in percentage above the daily published exchange rate.”
“From my senator Pat Roberts:
"While it is clear that we must address the state of our economy, I have serious concerns about the size of the stimulus package and whether the provisions included in the package will provide the pro-growth solutions necessary to get our economy back on track. "
Yeah that's why I wrote to you, Pat. Get over it and vote yes.”