Keep flaming on a little Podunk newspaper web site. You are talking to yourselves in an echo chamber.
If you actually had any balls and actually wanted to work for change you certainly wouldn't be here.
All you all want to do is whine--old white men flailing at windmills.
You are as flaccid as a 90 year old man with no Viagra.posted @ Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 13:34
To all the negative commenters--I suppose you are working diligently with your elected leaders to iron out your perceived problems, or get additional information to understand the facts?
Or, are you just blathering on a small local newspaper web site and doing nothing to improve anything?posted @ Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 13:24
[quote][b]puremutt[/b] - It is different to go out in public and have to remember my training. Sucks not the USA of the 80's[/quote]
Actually DC in the 1980s and 1990s was the murder capital of the US.
It has always been a violent place.posted @ Monday, September 16, 2013 - 16:31
[quote][b]Save our Republic[/b] - Glad I no longer have a television in my home.[/quote]
Me either. Killed it years ago.
TV is for the brainless.posted @ Monday, September 16, 2013 - 16:28
[quote][b]friendlyfire[/b] - The chances Obama and Putin brokered a deal on Syria [/quote]
Apparently you haven't been paying attention. He did. Putin now owns the mess in Syria.
Score one more win for Obama.posted @ Monday, September 16, 2013 - 16:26
If the blood testing processes haven't improved in nearly 30 years then the blood supply isn't safe.
That should be the headline.
What about married gay couples? Why are they are risk and straight married couples not a risk? This is just stupid.posted @ Monday, September 16, 2013 - 16:22
Sounds good to me. I'd go to them.posted @ Monday, September 16, 2013 - 16:18
So what if Broun doesn't like Obamacare--he's just whining.
If he was a real man, and had any brains, he'd have put together a viable alternative to Obamacare.
Talk's cheap Paul.
And stop feeding at the public teet and give up your taxpayer funded health insurance and salary you lying jackass.posted @ Monday, September 16, 2013 - 16:14
@snarkydude: And your alternative solution is?posted @ Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 13:17
[quote][b]Emperor1972[/b] - The biggest question is:
When is Congress going to defund this toilet paper legislation? [/quote]
Pretty obvious to almost everyone that is never going to happen.posted @ Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 13:14
@D.Dublis: Bingo. Expand the pool of consumers to spread the costs out and make the deadbeats buy insurance rather than use the Emergency Room as their primary provider.posted @ Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 13:12
check his freezer--I'm sensing a trend.posted @ Friday, August 9, 2013 - 14:35
Jeez--between the frozen lady and the frozen meat, the heat must be getting to folks.posted @ Friday, August 9, 2013 - 14:33
Must have gotten awfully hot down in Texas.posted @ Friday, August 9, 2013 - 14:31
@Ben Had: indeedposted @ Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:38
@Save our Republic: Actually it is working right now.posted @ Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:35
[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] - one wonders how a President can delay the implementation of an Act of Comgress[/quote]
You can probably just call the White House or your congressional rep or senator and get your answer.posted @ Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:29
@friendlyfire: I got a rebate on my 2012 health insurance from my provider and a 10% cut in annual premiums for 2013 thanks to controls put in place by Obamacare.
And of course medicare for you should be cut. Medicare is 1/3 of the negative drain and cause of the federal deficit.
What do you think all the GOP is clamoring for? Aren't you listening? Gut the fed govt. Reduce spending. Well Medicare Social Security and Defense are where all the deficit spending is.
Why are you complaining? You want to cut spending but still get your free ride! Typical! You are part of the problem!
And save your breath on how you paid for it--how much have you paid in to Medicare?--I can tell you--mere pennies on the dollars you will take out--YOU SIR ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM!posted @ Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:25
[quote][b]Used2baFreeCountry[/b] - Two schools of thought regarding the Obamacare monstrosity.
1. Good intentions gone awry. Obamacare is a typical liberal boondoggle in which we are supposed to judge them according to their good intentions rather than the adverse unintended consequences.
2. Bad intentions going according to plan. Sly liberals designed Obamacare from the first to fail, so that they could then put forth 100% government-run health care as the solution to the problem that they themselves created in the first place.
Now if liberals can just convince establishment republicans to "walk across the aisle" and "compromise" by working with them to pass legislation to fix Obamacare, they will be in a position to sucker-punch them by crowing that republicans are now equally responsible for the Obamacare fiasco.
And the sad thing is the liberals would get away with it, because establishment republicans show themselves to be suckers over and over again.
What you say may be true--neither of us know for a fact. So where is the alternative to Obamacare? Where is the "replace" in repeal and replace?
Wouldn't you think the GOP would win in a landslide if they said here America--Obama's plan was a dud and here is REAL solution. We've had 100 years of people saying this is needed. If not Obamacare, then what??posted @ Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:19
@McCarthy: Obama certainly has his flaws, but you are saying McCain/Palin or Romney/Ryan would actually have done better?? Please. Train wreck x4.
We get a choice of two. If the GOP would actually nominate a REAL fiscal conservative we might see some improvement. Sometimes you hold your nose and vote for the lessor of the two stinkers.posted @ Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:14
@Colonel McCheese: Block heads have no hearing. No point in trying.posted @ Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:08
Another example of liberal judicial activism and trampling on the freedom of religion in America. God's law supercedes man's law.
We are a christianist nation first!
posted @ Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:01
@snarkydude: Your simplistic reasoning and understanding as well and your wholesale lack of comprehension of the details and intricacies of the programs you denounce are emblematic of those who can only twist lies and half-truths into hollow blatherings.
I am no more going to debate you here than I would any other person anywhere who while demonstrably able to use the internet and various media will only read and listen for thoughts and ideas that only suit your own narrow thoughts and reverberate in your echo chamber. Pity.
If you proactively chose to draw such narrow conclusions and refuse to neither enlighten yourself, nor acknowledge the culpability of others with whom you are clearly aligned, then you are doomed to your sad foaming-at-the-mouth existence.
I'm too smart for you. Please find someone else with whom to share your Kool-Aid.posted @ Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 14:57
[quote][b]hang em high[/b] - @fred astaire: you're right to an extent...but the government shouldn't be sticking its nose in any of this kind of thing to begin with. Especially the fed. government. It makes a little more sense for the states to do something...but still not much. The government is way too big and needs a power check.
You are referring to Feds involvement in marriage? Well they are 1049 rights and obligations deep into marriage. Now the gays have equal access to those 1049. If you want to talk about getting feds out of marriage that is a whole separate discussion.posted @ Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 08:02
[quote][b]snarkydude[/b] - @fred astaire: none, unfortunately, but that does not alter the fact that the Democrats buy votes with welfare programs. Which people vote for Republicans based on government handouts? Big business will vote for the GOP because of favorable policies, but the leeches will vote Democratic until the cows come home. They aren't smart enough to realize they're in economic slavery.
Sorry but your broad brush generalization of evil Dems and Holy Repub undercuts any validity in your statement.posted @ Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 08:00
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