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Meet Patrick Soon-Shiong, The LA Billionaire Reinventing Your Health Care

Meet Patrick Soon-Shiong, The LA Billionaire Reinventing Your Health Care

Commented Dec 7, 2013 at 20:50:50 in Politics

“Wow. You must watch FOX 24 hours a day.
Obamacession?
Deal with reality. The economy historically has been better under Democratic administrations than Republican.
The middle class has shrunk because of Republican policies (i.e. tax cuts for wealthy and corporate welfare).
Bush inherited a healthy economy and a surplus and handed over a massive deficit to Obama.
The economy has improved under Obama despite opposition from Republican Congress (some of whom oppose things they once endorsed) and despite Republicans who admit they are more interested in defeating Obama than helping the country.
The debt is primarily the result of the wars and the tax policies of the Republicans, not Democratic policies.
The people control the country, not countries. And the people can only speak through the government. Corporations are NOT people, as Romney believes, and should not set policy and control the government. They get to operate within a free enterprise system, but with boundaries.
These are all facts that you ignore.”

PunditOne on Dec 7, 2013 at 22:24:24

“I'm lucky to watch Fox for an hour or two PER WEEK!

Obamacession is reality. We are still suffering thru economic Obama-induced malaise for the past FIVE years.
Income inequality went up under Obama (a favorite point of DEMS)

Limbaugh does not speak for all GOP when he wants to see Obama defeated above nation first. (if he ever said such a thing).

Also think you misread that nonexistant sentiment from being misled by DailyKos.

The rest of your one sentences listing are simply untrue.

The economy could have improved FASTER under GOP.
And MORE jobs under GOP.

Obama ADDED MORE DEFICITS and DEBT than ALL PRESIDENTS in history combined.

We have a $17 Trillion dollar debt, we spend $3.5 Trillion every year, and we bring home only $2.5 Trillion.
To translate that into a family home, the dad brings home $25,000 a year, spends $35,000 a year, and has a credit card debt of $170,000. Next year in 2014 (a few months), it will be over $200,000 debt.
If you don't call that "broke", I got a bridge to sell you.”
Meet Patrick Soon-Shiong, The LA Billionaire Reinventing Your Health Care

Meet Patrick Soon-Shiong, The LA Billionaire Reinventing Your Health Care

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 21:21:58 in Politics

“What gave you the idea that Democrats don't believe in free enterprise, other than being brainwashed by FOX. The difference is that Republicans sell out to corporate interests far more often, and Democrats want corporations to pay their fair share of taxes instead of being put on welfare. Sorry, you can't start two wars and cut taxes and not incur huge debt.”

PunditOne on Dec 2, 2013 at 22:33:55

“Punishing the golden goose that lays golden eggs of money, isn't going to make the goose lay more eggs for us. The opposite usually happens. Fewer eggs. Thus our spending vs. income goes even more out of whack.

If you want more free stuff to give away to Congressmen, to corporate & personal welfare recipients, the best way is to find a way to create MORE golden geese. And encourage more golden egg laying by REWARDING the producers.

Imagine what the possibilities are being able to afford all the DEM's wish list, if we as a nation were a ten or hundred times richer. Ie., our GNP instead of $15 Trillion, is now $150 Trillion, or $1,500 Trillion.

so our goal should be to encourage new business formation, new ideas, new entrepreneurs….those are the golden eggs and golden geese.

DEM government policy today actively discourages all of the above.

Thus, we will never enter into a DEM utopia.

Paradoxically, the only way to DEM utopia is THRU the GOP policy + ten years.

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PunditOne on Dec 2, 2013 at 22:33:16

“I get that idea from what other DEM posters are saying here on HP.
From the high responses I got to my (this thread's) original post, apparently you're the only one who spoke up for free enterprise.

btw, it's not that the DEMS don't believe in free enterprise; they do, but that they believe it should be subservient to government.
(which really is, if you think about it, a slave to government master).
Ie., then free enterprise, isn't free, then is it?
It's slave enterprises.

And the whole point of Independence & Constitution is about making government slave to us, the people. Not making people slave to government.

Addressing your corporate interest topic:
The DEMS are cozy with corporate interests, ie., corporate welfare (Solyndra, Fisker, Farm, Corn, corn-ethanol, Wall Street)
while the GOP grassroots want to ban corporate welfare.

We are buying too much stuff (a gigantic Christmas List of wishes & "I wants") that Congress votes yes on. If we had unlimited money tree farms, where money just grows on trees, then heck yes, I'd support the DEMs.

But we live in reality, and we are not gods with magical powers. We can only generate a finite amount of money via work, and thusly we have to live within our budgets. If our income goes down (ie., Obamacession), we have to cut spending.

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Meet Patrick Soon-Shiong, The LA Billionaire Reinventing Your Health Care

Meet Patrick Soon-Shiong, The LA Billionaire Reinventing Your Health Care

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 01:09:29 in Politics

“What makes you think he's a Republican? He seems too worldly and generous for that. And I bet he supports"Obamacare," too.”

PunditOne on Dec 2, 2013 at 03:32:27

“See:
www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/01/patrick-soon-shiong_n_4351344.html#conversation-4351344-301875898

Who cares if he's registered DEM or GOP? I don't think he's partisan regardless.

Instead, focus on his amazing actions, which is that of a Republican free enterprise mindset of can-do spirit & privately solving BIG PROBLEMS faster & better than government.”

CateManhattan on Dec 2, 2013 at 02:10:35

“Soon Shiong is a democrat. Pundidiot lied.”
Kiev Protests Draw Over 300,000 People To March Against Regime

Kiev Protests Draw Over 300,000 People To March Against Regime

Commented Dec 1, 2013 at 23:59:50 in World

“Explain that one.”
Richard Simmons Wanted To Help The Obamas Advocate For Fitness, But They 'Rejected' Him (VIDEO)

Richard Simmons Wanted To Help The Obamas Advocate For Fitness, But They 'Rejected' Him (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 27, 2013 at 14:38:30 in HuffPost Live 321

“Yet another reason to respect the Obamas.”

Ben Damon on Nov 27, 2013 at 14:57:21

“what was the other one?”
Sarah Palin Lukewarm On Chris Christie Talk For 2016

Sarah Palin Lukewarm On Chris Christie Talk For 2016

Commented Nov 11, 2013 at 11:55:26 in Politics

“Not another Ronald Reagan? Great news!”
Rafael Cruz, Ted Cruz's Father, Told Tea Partiers Obama Should Go 'Back To Kenya'

Rafael Cruz, Ted Cruz's Father, Told Tea Partiers Obama Should Go 'Back To Kenya'

Commented Oct 31, 2013 at 12:15:27 in Politics

“But of course the Tea Party isn't racist.”
Joe The Plumber Tweets Burning Cross, Accuses Dems Of Having 'History Of Lynching Americans'

Joe The Plumber Tweets Burning Cross, Accuses Dems Of Having 'History Of Lynching Americans'

Commented Oct 27, 2013 at 20:46:34 in Politics

“Exactly. I was challenging the poster to whom I responded, who, curiously, hasn't replied.”
Joe The Plumber Tweets Burning Cross, Accuses Dems Of Having 'History Of Lynching Americans'

Joe The Plumber Tweets Burning Cross, Accuses Dems Of Having 'History Of Lynching Americans'

Commented Oct 26, 2013 at 11:48:39 in Politics

“Can you find any Republicans with links to the KKK?”

TWatt on Oct 26, 2013 at 12:42:36

“Try a search on David Duke, he was even a Grand Wizard. Here's a link that names others.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/07/04/white-supremacists-running-for-political-office-in-2012-in-growing-numbers.html
Paul LePage Claims 47 Percent Of 'Able-Bodied' Maine Residents Don't Work

Paul LePage Claims 47 Percent Of 'Able-Bodied' Maine Residents Don't Work

Commented Oct 23, 2013 at 00:05:45 in Politics

“Hopefully the other two candidates don't split the sane vote and allow him to win.”

BBrianCC on Oct 23, 2013 at 00:40:41

“Should be mandatory run-off if no candidate gets a majority.”

ChezMJ on Oct 23, 2013 at 00:12:19

“That's how he got elected!”
10 Text Messages That Will Get You Dumped

10 Text Messages That Will Get You Dumped

Commented Oct 22, 2013 at 00:36:36 in Divorce

“Makes sense. Thanks.”
Former Bush Official: We Went Into Iraq Because 'We Were Looking For Somebody's Ass To Kick': Report

Former Bush Official: We Went Into Iraq Because 'We Were Looking For Somebody's Ass To Kick': Report

Commented Oct 21, 2013 at 23:36:15 in Politics

“How is he a socialist? If you mean health care, that's a Republican idea and the ultimate in capitalism, requiring people to purchase a health care plan from a source of their choosing. The stock market is up, employment rate improved. That's not socialism. Most people who call him socialist don't even know the definition of the word. What freedoms have you lost? What are his lies? Perhaps he hasn't fulfilled all his plans and promises, but have they been more frequent than Bush or Reagan lies? Does the ACA bother you more than Bush's wars?”
10 Text Messages That Will Get You Dumped

10 Text Messages That Will Get You Dumped

Commented Oct 21, 2013 at 23:32:03 in Divorce

“They all seem fake to me. How would anyone collect all these if they were legit?”

Dr Korey on Oct 21, 2013 at 23:54:41

“There are websites to upload screen caps of your auto-corrects”
Sarah Palin Slams D.C.'s 'Corrupt Bastards Club'

Sarah Palin Slams D.C.'s 'Corrupt Bastards Club'

Commented Oct 20, 2013 at 17:33:19 in Politics

“Go, Sarah, go! You're the best thing those who hate today's Republican party have going for them.”

nb7264 on Oct 20, 2013 at 18:11:42

“You are right. She's great entertainment, Every time she opens her mouth you know it's going to be hilarious.”

Frizbo on Oct 20, 2013 at 17:36:55

“You mean REAL Americans? She's a tired attention hugging has been who should be 'retirede'.”

centaur927 on Oct 20, 2013 at 17:35:04

“Sounds like she's ready for a little slam dancing tonight!”
Former Bush Official: We Went Into Iraq Because 'We Were Looking For Somebody's Ass To Kick': Report

Former Bush Official: We Went Into Iraq Because 'We Were Looking For Somebody's Ass To Kick': Report

Commented Oct 20, 2013 at 17:31:07 in Politics

“Everyone with a brain knows the difference between their and they're.
What stories are you talking about? Still believe the one about Obama being born in Kenya? Or the one that he's a Muslim?”

vlvogrma2 on Oct 20, 2013 at 20:05:13

“No..just that he is a socialist...need proof...how about the freedoms he is trying to take from us...from our own medical health to spying on us...lying to us..excluding him & his followers from laws he has forced on the American people...enough for you?..I got a million more...you see I have proof not just saying some nonsense as you Libby's do & hoping the uninformed believe you..”
Former Bush Official: We Went Into Iraq Because 'We Were Looking For Somebody's Ass To Kick': Report

Former Bush Official: We Went Into Iraq Because 'We Were Looking For Somebody's Ass To Kick': Report

Commented Oct 20, 2013 at 17:29:09 in Politics

“If it's a waste, why are you here? Shouldn't you be on the Drudge Report? You know, the site that looks like a fifth grade class put it together?”
Former Bush Official: We Went Into Iraq Because 'We Were Looking For Somebody's Ass To Kick': Report

Former Bush Official: We Went Into Iraq Because 'We Were Looking For Somebody's Ass To Kick': Report

Commented Oct 20, 2013 at 17:26:52 in Politics

“If there is anyone alive to tell it? You mean you're afraid he'll start a war? No, he's still trying to clean up the Bush/Cheney messes, and he's proven he knows how to deal with international issues without starting a war.”
Senate Deal Reached, As Boehner Concedes Defeat

Senate Deal Reached, As Boehner Concedes Defeat

Commented Oct 17, 2013 at 00:12:04 in Politics

“Which is what I said. I'm not saying Democrats have never been guilty. But Republicans have been worse, and this one was historically bad.”
Senate Deal Reached, As Boehner Concedes Defeat

Senate Deal Reached, As Boehner Concedes Defeat

Commented Oct 16, 2013 at 14:08:46 in Politics

“Nice try spreading the blame. This is squarely on the Republicans. If only Democrats had tried to shut down the government over Bush's wars ...”

Mr Happy is here on Oct 16, 2013 at 14:14:57

“Actually redneck is correct.

Both parties have done it in the past and both will do it many times in the future. It's just part of the game they play in Washington. Learn some history and don't get sucked into the hype.

But no doubt. this one is on the Republicans.”
Mike Ditka On Obama: 'Biggest Mistake I've Ever Made' Was Not Running Against Him For Senator

Mike Ditka On Obama: 'Biggest Mistake I've Ever Made' Was Not Running Against Him For Senator

Commented Oct 10, 2013 at 13:54:12 in Sports

“You know that. I know that. But Ditka doesn't understand that.”
Obama Announces That He Spoke With Iranian President Hassan Rouhani By Phone

Obama Announces That He Spoke With Iranian President Hassan Rouhani By Phone

Commented Sep 28, 2013 at 01:24:36 in Politics

“Republicans don't understand diplomacy or communication with someone unlike us. They just want to start wars. Sorry this concept is over your head. Please just be quiet and let sane people lead.”
Joe Walsh Commemorates March On Washington With Racially Charged 'I Have A Dream' Rant

Joe Walsh Commemorates March On Washington With Racially Charged 'I Have A Dream' Rant

Commented Aug 28, 2013 at 21:27:25 in Politics

“Why didn't he include white people, too? Just another example of the double standard that has held this country back for so long. We're going to enslave you and then discriminate against you for decades and decades, and then wonder why you aren't just like us.”

Alaiyo on Aug 28, 2013 at 21:49:53

“Why? because the problem is most serious in the black community. I know the obvious must be stated.”
Joe Walsh Commemorates March On Washington With Racially Charged 'I Have A Dream' Rant

Joe Walsh Commemorates March On Washington With Racially Charged 'I Have A Dream' Rant

Commented Aug 28, 2013 at 21:26:07 in Politics

“Better buy a new broad brush. This one isn't working very well.”
Obama Takes Swipe At Mitt Romney On Obamacare: 'It Was A Republican Idea'

Obama Takes Swipe At Mitt Romney On Obamacare: 'It Was A Republican Idea'

Commented Aug 23, 2013 at 23:23:46 in Politics

“If it's a good idea on a state level, why isn't a good idea on a national level? You're also forgetting one simple thing: it's an idea initiated by Republicans. And many years ago, Nixon tried to institute a national health care plan. It wasn't until Democrats took up the cause that Republicans decided it was a bad idea, although the motives were different for each party.”
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