[quote][b]mpd0.59[/b] - And POTUS makes $400,000 a year.
and he is overpaid. To add to this, Obama and you, with your anti-capitalist leanings, should not care about the money, right? "From each according to his abilities" right?posted @ Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 21:51
[quote][b]RoyBoy[/b] - Or even the right to health care and a living wage? .
Are these new constitutional rights that no logical and rational thinking American has every heard of? Do American citizens without healthcare or a living wage have a right to a piece of my life that I sacrificed and worked for?posted @ Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 20:42
[quote][b]mpd0.59[/b] - . But it never ceases to amaze me how many people make more than the measely $400,000 / year that the POTUS gets as the leader of the free world and the commander-in-chief of the most powerful military on earth.
Technically, he is leader of the executive branch of the U.S and Commander-in-Chief, and that's it. He holds a job that wasn't necessarily awarded to him based on a resume, accomplishments, or other mandatory requirements that we typically see in the private sector but he was awarded the job based on popularity as all presidents are. I think that Presidents are paid too much as it is now as well as members of Congress. If many of the holders of seats of Congress as well as the President performed as poorly in the private sector as they do in the public sector they would be jobless and standing in the unemployment lines.posted @ Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 20:34
[quote][b]Georgia Boy[/b] - @swimdawg68: Research has shown that Fox News watchers have more misconceptions and are less knowledgeable than listeners of NPR. That is a fact and it is the truth.
You mean that TSNPR (Taxpayer Subsidized National Public Radio), which is radio and not TV, provides more facts that private TV? Who is this "research" by? NPR? PBS, MoveOn? Keep believing what your government tells you to believe and everything will be alright...posted @ Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 23:34
[quote][b]TheBetterGeneration[/b] - @snarkydude: Your experience is so limited and I don't have any reason to believe anything you're saying. I personally know 43 different professors at 15 different universities, and in my experience most of them have blue tinted skin. .
Probably because 80 to 90 percent of them profess in disciplines that have no merit in the real world. They, assumingly, have degrees in the liberal arts which have little value in a capitalistic society with few exceptions such as business and law.
in my experience, private colleges such as Embry riddle and public technical colleges such as GA Tech, Cal Tech and Virginia Tech, for example, the professors have red-tinted skin because they instruct degrees in real sciences such as engineering and physics that prosper in the capitalistic world. It's that simple.
For the record, my peers and myself do not even recognize the liberal arts as a true discipline nor degree as they are not remotely close to rigorous study and debate as the hard sciences. It's fool's gold in other words.
With all of this being said, studies such as literature and arts should be offered only as electives and not as core. Anything else is a waste.
@snarkydude: You can observe the revenge and rebuttal by other posters in this thread. The left can't tolerate a nationally revered black guy speaking positively about personal responsibility or any symbol of independence. From their perspective, he must be silencedposted @ Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 22:24
I wonder if an APB was initiated for this incident. Energy drink? Eye solution?? Two sandwiches??? Gotta be on the GBI's most wanted list. Seems pretty serious since there was an entire piece done on this. "Scary"posted @ Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 22:35
Rolling Stone, stick to the music and arts scene and stay the hell out of politics, you morons.posted @ Monday, December 8, 2014 - 21:51
What I experienced with this "mindless article" is "chip on the shoulder, cherry picking"posted @ Monday, December 8, 2014 - 21:34
@jtsim: You are correct. I have hired engineers with great technical ability yet poor "soft skills".posted @ Monday, December 8, 2014 - 20:54
That's what you get when you toot your own horn.posted @ Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 19:35
I just love it when we have to obtain permission from our imperial local government to taste a sample of a beverage before I purchase it. Isn't freedom great?posted @ Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 20:59
ole Jessie "Hymietown" Jackson giving racial relations advice... What a waste of carbon and oxygen this guy is...posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 21:33
again, why couldn't the victim have four, clear and accurate shots, therefore saving the city/county on legal cost of prosecuting these wastes?posted @ Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 21:50
@swimdawg68: "Fortunately for America, Soros and his crowd failed to convince the voters that their flawed far-left ideas personified by Obama, is good for America."
Will you be kind enough to share three of Obama's "far-left ideas?"
1. Affordable Health Care Act (didn't you see that coming? ) 2. Shutting down Gitmo, Really?? 3. Attempting to be leader of the free world without leadership skills.
The third example stands out more than any other. Not really his fault, only the parasites who elected him.posted @ Monday, November 10, 2014 - 23:27
You mean the climate change deniers;
Translation----The rationale thinking people who refuse to be extorted by Al Gore and his ponzi scheme of carbon credits. If the environment is the real victim, then why is it acceptable by the left to buy Al Gore's carbon credits to destroy the environment?
the ones who ship jobs out to third world countries and leave Americans in the lurch unable to find work and care for their families;
How emotional and caring that sounds...Do you not want to help third world countries? Do you not care about the downtrodden? Outsourcing---product of surviving an less than stellar Obama economy. There are always jobs out there. Can one swallow their pride and accept a job that is "beneath" them?
the CEOs who stood on the balconies of Wall Street sipping champagne and making fun of protestors;
I was sipping Terrapins and Southern Tiers while making fun of the OWS aka, rapists, thieves, public defecators, sexual assailants, moochers, parasites etc... Victims to say the least. These parasites were horribly poor choices to represent your point of view.
those who fought against health care for Americans who can't afford it;
Translation----those who opposed letting a dysfunctional entity, who could not even manage the rollout of the government healthcare program, after spending nearly two billion dollars on a website. I care much more for my family and humans in general to support this fiasco.
those ignorant enough to think/claim they're 'self-made?'
Translation----those people who made intellectual and wise decisions on what they want in life, The self supporting, the honest and hard worker who sacrificed personal wants and instant gratification to be self-sufficient. Those who chose not to blame other people and groups on personal failures in life and rose above that instead of feeling sorry for themselves.
Did I cover everything?posted @ Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 21:50
If you like your Ebola, you can keep it.posted @ Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 19:27
Greasy hot dogs and Democrats. I'll pass.
Whadda you have? Some greasy, chili, coleslaw dogs, hold the Democrats.posted @ Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 19:57
I wonder how "often" and early they have voted?posted @ Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 22:35
Why does one religion seem to be moving backwards through time?
It seems to imitate the left's digressive political philosophy.posted @ Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 22:33
"Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days"
Is this guy following the standard leftists film maker's philosophy?posted @ Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 22:27
Zehaf-Bibeau was a true conservative.
but yet...he will vote Democrat.posted @ Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 22:21
The quote, "the ends justify the means" accurately describes your position. Can Obama do no wrong? His major flaw, disregarding any political philosophies that I have with him and his administration, is that he is not a leader. This, he is unable to change. Bill Clinton had leadership skills although his leftist political ideology differed from my libertarian philosophy but nonetheless he was a leader. Obama has done more damage to this country because of his lack of leadership than anything else.posted @ Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 20:31
I say let them go and what happens to them happens to them. Nothing like learning from experience. If they find themselves in trouble there, then oh well. They can always be introduced to drone technology.posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 21:20
We can all sleep well at night, knowing that these people growing flowers are now behind bars and can no longer hurt anyone with in this victimless crime. Good job Barrow County.posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 19:26
Summary: I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people w