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Re: Obama

Postby DCB » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:22 pm

Sandi wrote:
Haven't you heard? Class warfare doesn't work. lol

Its working pretty well for the ruling class. #latwttb.

(laughing all the way to the bank).
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Re: Obama

Postby Meade » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:38 pm

Hates your middle class guts.
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Re: Obama

Postby Sandi » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:48 pm

Guess I would be lower class... I am retired and live on a sole income of @ $1,326 a month.
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Re: Obama

Postby acereraser » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:26 pm

Meade wrote:But here is the essential truth: Barack Obama will not be fully satisfied until the American middle class is reduced to the economic level of the Kenyan middle class. Barack Obama hates the American middle class. You think he loves you. He doesn't. He. hates. your. very. guts. He was brought up that way and he has not changed one iota.

Hates your middle class guts.


Or, it could be that he is anticipating the future, and how the markets of the world for labor and consumer goods will continue merge, as well as the necessary adaptations the United States will have to make for continued prosperity. As this type of analysis is antithetical to conservatives, it isn't surprising Obama is perceived as you expressed. It is a matter of perspective, and by definition, conservatives have a narrow focus.
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Re: Obama

Postby DCB » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:32 am

Meade wrote: Do you know why he sent the gift bust of Churchill that was in the Oval Office back to Great Britain?

Gosh, no, I can't understand why the President would diss our allies.

Wait, I'll bet this is one of those nut-case rumors that isn't true.

Is that the most substantive thing you learned from D'souza?
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Re: Obama

Postby pjbogart » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:52 am

DCB wrote:
Meade wrote: Do you know why he sent the gift bust of Churchill that was in the Oval Office back to Great Britain?

Gosh, no, I can't understand why the President would diss our allies.

Wait, I'll bet this is one of those nut-case rumors that isn't true.

Is that the most substantive thing you learned from D'souza?


This controversy ended up being a bit of a rollercoaster ride between a conservative buddy of mine and myself. I heard the initial controversy on Rush Limbaugh and naturally that was the story my friend was sticking to, then I looked it up on-line and told him it was all a lie because the bust had simply been moved to a different room in the White House. The next day they admitted that it was a different bust and that the original bust from the Oval Office had been returned to the British Embassy to make room for a bust of Abraham Lincoln (a Republican) which made me feel like I was the one being lied to and that I had, in turn, been lying to my friend.

And then I realized something deep and incontrovertible.

Who fucking cares?
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Re: Obama

Postby Meade » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:52 am

pjbogart wrote:Who fucking cares?

And this, my friends, is what democracy looks like to the current American Left.
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Re: Obama

Postby DCB » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:54 am

Meade wrote:
pjbogart wrote:Who fucking cares?

And this, my friends, is what democracy looks like to the current American Left.

Let's rephrase the question. Why the fuck do you care about this complete non-issue? Do you really hate Lincoln for freeing the slaves?
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Re: Obama

Postby Ned Flanders » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:57 am

Is George Obama Barry's starving Kenya brother?
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Re: Obama

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:59 am

Ned, you have only mentioned Kenya once while Meade has done so twice in this thread. Try to keep up.
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Re: Obama

Postby wack wack » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:04 am

Sandi wrote:Haven't you heard? Class warfare doesn't work. lol


The ongoing pattern of record executive compensation indicates that you are dead wrong. Your suggestion that you live on ~$1400/mo while believing as you do makes clear that you're "lol" is based on imbecility, not humor.
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Re: Obama

Postby HawkHead » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:40 am

Sandi wrote:Guess I would be lower class... I am retired and live on a sole income of @ $1,326 a month.


So I am guessing that you are one of the 47% whiners.

If you are making $7,200 in social security and $8,712 in other income taxed as oridnary income and not investment earnings, your federal tax should be -0- Sandi. ($1,326 * 12 = $15,912)

You either have an intersting tax situation that is different than most or you are not having a correct tax return completed.
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Re: Obama

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:07 am

If tax cuts for the top 2% is suppose to pump up our economy and produce jobs, then how come it hasn't worked? Trickle down hasn't helped. Percolate up does work. Most of our economic growth comes from consumer spending.
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Re: Obama

Postby Sandi » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:24 am

HawkHead wrote:
Sandi wrote:Guess I would be lower class... I am retired and live on a sole income of @ $1,326 a month.


So I am guessing that you are one of the 47% whiners.

If you are making $7,200 in social security and $8,712 in other income taxed as oridnary income and not investment earnings, your federal tax should be -0- Sandi. ($1,326 * 12 = $15,912)

You either have an intersting tax situation that is different than most or you are not having a correct tax return completed.


Where are you coming up with other income? As I said the $1,326 is all social security.

I guess I would be one of the eceptions in the 47% group, but I never whine about my income or what the govt doesn't do for me. The government doesn't owe me crap, neither do you or any other tax payer.
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Re: Obama

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:28 am

Now tell us again how Obama is going to raise taxes on the middle class.
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