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Rubio is a Foolio. He attacks medicare and the elderly

  1. bgamall profile image84
    bgamallposted 5 years ago

    Rubio is like the rest of the Republitard jerks. He wants to do away with medicare by setting the voucher to the cost of living instead of to the rise in health costs. Other countries that use the voucher system do not do that, but rather have a set percentage of income from the elderly that goes to health care.

    Americans are massively against the Republican views of health care and of tax breaks for the rich. Massively: http://www.businessinsider.com/poll-ame … ich-2011-4

    1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
      Evan G Rogersposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I don't know if you've noticed... but... Our government is completely bankrupt.

      It's amazing that people still use dollars.

      1. sn53Anon profile image60
        sn53Anonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Tough times are ahead. People and countries that have been buying our debt have begun to divest themselves of our debt and of our money.

        The boy president might very well succeed in destroying the nation. Wow. Better a democrat destroy the nation than a Republican In Name Only. I am so grateful that I did not vote.

        Who will pick up the pieces? Will we have an armed revolt?

        1. lovemychris profile image80
          lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          You and your baggers can have the armed revolt.
          Kill all the poor people and liberals.
          Then congratulate yourselves on what great Christians you are.
          Cause you know Jesus said "pick up your weapons and follow me."

        2. Ralph Deeds profile image69
          Ralph Deedsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I'm not real big on PC, but many people would consider your insistence on referring to President Obama as a "boy president" as racist. Why do you do that? Do you think you're being cute? Or Clever?

          1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
            Evan G Rogersposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            how is "boy president" racist?

            I'm actually curious, not being a jerk.

            1. lovemychris profile image80
              lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              You'd have to be alive in the 50's, 60's and 70's to know. And apparently anon was.

              Boy was the term used by white supremacists to refer to all black Men.

              Even young white kids would call black grandfathers "boy".
              Really demeaning and pretty crappy to see again...as is the downgrading of women, and poor people as nothing but lazy bums, and unions as communist infiltrators.

              Commie-Pinko-F*gs, Ni**ers and barefoot and pregnant...all over again.

              It's dis-heartening.

              1. sn53Anon profile image60
                sn53Anonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Interestingly, I have never thought in those terms. He is the boy president because he has never grown up. He is narrow, petulant and spoiled.

                I have discovered that most of the racists are on the left, not on the right. Maybe that is why people on the left are constantly bringing it up. We want everyone to be the best they can be, to succeed at life and to rise up to meet life's challenges and opportunities.

                I also believe in merit. and this president, who has yet to become a man, is lacking.

                1. BillyDRitchie profile image61
                  BillyDRitchieposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  I like this....a remarkably accurate assessment....

                  1. hottopics profile image60
                    hottopicsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Very good 53

            2. Ralph Deeds profile image69
              Ralph Deedsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              From the racial slur data base:

              Boy    Blacks    Originated during slavery. Used to belittle blacks.

              Lawn Jockey    Blacks    Most all Lawn Jockeys are Black, sometimes also known as Porch Monkey.

              1. uncorrectedvision profile image61
                uncorrectedvisionposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Gotta love old, white, liberal, men being the first group of scoundrels to shout racist at a casual comment.  Perhaps you think my buddies from Senegal, Zambia and Nigeria who said, "That boy is going to get elected back," in 2008, racists.  Of course you have the right to be all offended on behalf of those people liberals have been crippling for decades.  Funny, I didn't see anyone actually black taking offense at one word casually used to denote youth, inexperience, naivete and lack of qualifications for a profoundly demanding job.  Perhaps your racial heritage would have been less offended if he had been called "the golfer" instead.

              2. uncorrectedvision profile image61
                uncorrectedvisionposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                I just love your familiarity with racial slurs did you ever clerk for that giant among liberal men and former Grand Cyclops of the KKK Senator Robert Byrd.  I would imagine he had quite  the hate filled vocabulary available, given how articulate he was without a teleprompter.  Quite the lexicon no doubt.  A skill that would be indispensable for a recruiter for the actual Klan in West Virginia.  Did you know him?

                What is next a primer on slurs for Jews? You are doing an awesome job encouraging a color blind world.  You go, boy!  Ooops.

                Oh yeah, what is race?

    2. profile image0
      Brenda Durhamposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Your thread title caught my interest, so I came in to see what facts you have to support it.
      But your first sentence has deterred me from even considering your opinion at all.

  2. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    "Americans are massively against the Republican views of health care and of tax breaks for the rich. Massively:" When would it ever matter what Americans thought?

    1. bgamall profile image84
      bgamallposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      When Republicans want to be elected in 2012. But you are right. We are becoming less and less relevant.

  3. Ralph Deeds profile image69
    Ralph Deedsposted 5 years ago

    Privatize, Privatize let nothing escape your eyes. Privatize!
    Schools, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, toll roads, and so forth. Government is the enemy.

    1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
      Evan G Rogersposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I agree!

  4. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    Business is God!Greed is Good!

    (just hop over those homeless vets and old people....after all, what can they do for you?)

    1. bgamall profile image84
      bgamallposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Check this article out Love and Ralph. It will blow your minds. It is all about another Fed based real estate ponzi: http://blogs.marketwatch.com/election/2 … ouse-boom/

      1. lovemychris profile image80
        lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Hmmm, so Ryan's plan is "both flawed and contrived.”

        well, who'd a thunk it?

        CONtrived...the perfect word for them. neo-CONs. CONservative.

        yeah yeah, I know....DEMOnrat.

        Governing by Atlas Shrugged. An Illuminating experience to be sure wink

        1. bgamall profile image84
          bgamallposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I read where Atlas Shrugged actually goes after crony capitalism. I don't know, but if it does it may be deeper than we think.

    2. Evan G Rogers profile image83
      Evan G Rogersposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      My back is clothed; my stomach is full; my stomach is empty; I have a car; my home has electricity, central heating, and running water; my bed has covers.

      All of this is thanks to greed.

      My greed to better my life, and that of my fiance has led me to work hard and contribute to society in a way that others appreciated and repaid me for. I then used the wealth generated by my work and used it to acquire the listed wealth from others who worked hard.

      My life is run by greed. I love it.

      Every instance where greed has been dismantled has led to famine.

      1. bgamall profile image84
        bgamallposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        But when the money at the top far exceeds the money you have, and that money at the top drives up your commodity prices, like on gasoline and everything you buy through speculation that is not free market driven, you will eventually lose. The house will win, Evan. You will lose on hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime, Evan.

      2. John Holden profile image61
        John Holdenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        But Evan, do you have more clothes than you can ever wear, more food than you can ever eat, more cars than you can ever drive, and more bed covers than you'll ever need?

        Do you wake up every day and think that you must get more of what you have in plenty all ready, or do you get on and enjoy what you have?

        1. sn53Anon profile image60
          sn53Anonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Would it be any of your business if he did have more than he could, in your view, ever need? Is your moral argument that as long as you don't think he needs as much as he has, then the government should take it from him to give to you and your friends? At what point do you accept that what you advocate is theft?

  5. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    "It's amazing that people still use dollars." Maybe that's why there is 3 wars going and the coming new 'predator' robot wars.

  6. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    "My life is run by greed. I love it." "Tied to the Whipping Post."

    1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
      Evan G Rogersposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      there ain't no whipping post.

      keep telling yourself the lie!

  7. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    Boehner said we are short on revenue....yet, they could afford to let Russsshhhhh keep 2 million more of his fifty millions +
    Multiply that by all the other multi-million and billionaires....and billion dollar profit businesses, who are sitting on 2 trillion $$....

    Money shortage? My a$$!

    1. BillyDRitchie profile image61
      BillyDRitchieposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Let Rush keep his own money?  Who are you to decide whether or not someone can "keep" what is theirs?

      What part of "it's not your money" do you fail to get?

      1. lovemychris profile image80
        lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        It's taxes. They pay it to live here.
        It's what they owe to America..something I guess you don't feel they do...

        After all--he makes money off of the Public airwaves.
        Socialism for Russsshhhhh.

        He flies in gvt monitored skies, so his fat butt won't die. He gets gvt police service, so his fat fortune won't get robbed.
        And he uses the gvt created FDA to make sure those drugs he loves are safe for his fat head.

        He lives large, and wants to pay on the cheap.

        Meanwhile, people who actually WORK, struggle to make ends meet.

        It's called imbalance. We are tipping over.

        1. BillyDRitchie profile image61
          BillyDRitchieposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I'd like to say I'm surprised that you buy into that whole "public airwaves" nonsense, but I'm not....

          Please show me where I said that Rush shouldn't poay taxes.  Can you?  I thought not.  Of course the rich should pay, but they shouldn't be required to pay a disproportionate amount....

          1. lovemychris profile image80
            lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Please show me where I said Russshhhhh owes me money.
            Me, personally.
            Me me me me me me me

            You always imlpy it---I want Russsshhhhhh to take money out of his account and send it to me. Show me where I said that.

            Can YOU?

            1. uncorrectedvision profile image61
              uncorrectedvisionposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Liberals want government to be their representative in plunder.  You scream for the property of others to be transferred to you directly or indirectly.  It is that thirst for plunder that has Western culture teetering on the brink.

              1. lovemychris profile image80
                lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                You have a lot of nerve speaking for liberals...kind of like me telling you what it's like to be a man.

                But I'll play.
                Conservatives want gvt to step aside, so they can plunder at their will.
                They want business to be able to charge what they want, do business how they want, ruin the environment how they want, rip people off how they want---just get gvt out of their way.

                Oh--unless they need a bail-out here and there...Then, you know...gvt can step in for a minute.
                Other than that--hands off, and make those tax laws so I barely have to pay any at all. You hear!

                ****
                I have no desire for anyone's property. America is the property of the people of the United States. It's not a private play-ground for the rich and connected!!!!

                1. BillyDRitchie profile image61
                  BillyDRitchieposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  LMC, you really need to wean yourself off the Daily Kooks talking points.  Nobody wants to ruin the environment, nobody can just charge what they want because the free market will only support a certain value for a given product, and you can only do business how you wish to the extent that people will put up with it.  Doing business the wrong way will have you closing shop very quickly.

                  I must admit I'm amazed by you, LMC....your almost rabid worship at the alter of government is astounding....

                  1. uncorrectedvision profile image61
                    uncorrectedvisionposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Correction - the greediest, most powerful, most exploitative business that can run people over, take people's money, charge what they want, pollute where they will, seize property for their own purposes and wreck your freedom without the check of any competition at all - the perfect monopoly is

                    ...wait for it

                    ...drum roll

                    ... the ever grasping, never shrinking, impersonal, bureaucratic nightmare full of hungry parasites is

                    --- the federal government of the United States of America. 

                    Not content to spend what it brings in - over $2trillion dollars a year but over spends by another $1.6 trillion and that is still not enough for crazy liberals.  No business or consortium of businesses could ever do that and with such contempt for its customers unless those customers were serfs.

                    Kneel before your betters, serfs and vote Democrat in November or lose you gruel allotment.  I cannot wait to stand in line for my potato ration, can you, comrade?

                  2. lovemychris profile image80
                    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    More like the rabid anger at unfettered greed.

                    And oil companies have been ruining the environment for 100's of years.

                    WHOLE towns have been destroyed!
                    google "law suits against oil companies".....

                    Koch-a-mamies.

                2. uncorrectedvision profile image61
                  uncorrectedvisionposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Not speaking for liberals rather describing.  Hardly the same since being a man is defined by genetics and being a liberal is an emotional disorder.  Perhaps a good mood leveler would help you.

                  How does one commit plunder with out the police power of the state?  Those businesses most closely aligned with government tend to be corrupted by government power.  You see, like all liberals you fail to recognize that it is power that corrupts and what business is more powerful than government?

                  After all, to paraphrase another great liberal, how many division does Exxon have?

                  1. lovemychris profile image80
                    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    "what business is more powerful than government?"

                    US Chamber of Commerce.

              2. bgamall profile image84
                bgamallposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Uncorrected, you are aware that the ponzi housing scheme was class warfare from the top that exceeded any liberal attempt to disperse income downward.

                Where have you been, under a rock?

                1. uncorrectedvision profile image61
                  uncorrectedvisionposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Wow, really.  I guess when you look at the world with your eyes crossed you can miss the target entirely.

                  1. bgamall profile image84
                    bgamallposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    You should read my stuff and learn something. If you are not filthy rich and are brainwashed by the elite that class warfare comes from the bottom you are very uninformed.

        2. sn53Anon profile image60
          sn53Anonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          It certainly is. Forgive me for bringing it up but are you off your medications again?

          I have only known you for two weeks but the trend, for you, is decidedly downhill.

  8. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    "But your first sentence has deterred me from even considering your opinion at all."
    I have always myself proceeded from the same conclusion.

  9. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    Bushco ruined it, Baggers are here to put the final nail on the coffin.
    Perhaps you people have never read Atlas Shrugged?

    Care to tell everyone what the theme is?
    And why Ryan is governing by it.
    And what that means to our country should he have his way?
    Remember, the Repubs changed the procedural rules....Ryan is the SOLE decider on the out-put of money--how much and where it goes.

    Hence the cuts everywhere for poor people and ideological favorites....
    And no cuts for defense, business subsidies and Israel, In fact, we are funding their new Iron Dome....at the same time Jane Harmann is rumbling about "Iran is a threat"--she, of spying for Israel fame,
    Ehud Barak saying "something must be done about Iran, but not for the cameras"....McCain and Graham in the audience..Sorry--you can call me whatever you want...there is something venal going on here..and what is this with Syria now?

    Wake up. It's happening right before our eyes and we're blind.

  10. Moderndayslave profile image60
    Moderndayslaveposted 5 years ago

    It's amazing on how people try stand up and say I can fix this but all it amounts to is more shift this here cut this there but not the right place.The poor  elderly don't fight back,for now,but the boomers are retiring (Oh boy). The wheels have been out of grease for years and now they are falling off the wagon,while people wait to scrap the metal.I did not follow things that closely in the late 70s but they seem to have not been as screwed up as they are now. Now the war cry is We'll do this,,,, instead of how did we get here? So my first question is where did Social security funds go and why is FICA capped at 106 K if this is such a problem? Three armed conflicts and the Military industrial complex don't cost anything. All of the hard lobbied De regulation that the Repubs said would be so good for us has put us where? Right where we are now . So me and all of the unemployed homeless people just want to say, thanks.

  11. dutchman1951 profile image60
    dutchman1951posted 5 years ago

    I can see this is going to be a Franz Kafka kind of day..!

    1. bgamall profile image84
      bgamallposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Ryan is an absurd figure, to be sure. smile So Rubio is no doubt not far behind.

      1. Ralph Deeds profile image69
        Ralph Deedsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Ryan is a lying reptilian humanoid.

  12. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    Exxon reports $10.7 billion in profits and still gets subsidies? Tell Republicans: End Giveaways to Big Oil http://dems.me/kKRgMb

    1. LRCBlogger profile image62
      LRCBloggerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      lovemychris, you are being insensitive.  It is those subsidies that help pad their billions in profits so that oil executives can afford 'very' large private islands instead of settling for just 'large' private islands.  Can you imagine the ridicule at the country club if Oil execs couldn't afford very large islands like the financial execs have?  We need to make sure both oil and financial execs are treated fairly

      1. lovemychris profile image80
        lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Oh I know....heaven FORFEND--we should aks THEM to "sacrifice" like the rest of us.

        After all, it was US that created this mess...not the big-wigs.
        The little people created this bankruptcy--that's why we must pay.
        snark

    2. hottopics profile image60
      hottopicsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      LMC,

      you mean like them bill that the Repubs introduced to cut subsidies to oil companies. OH sorry, the media did not cover it because the birther crap was more important.

      Dutch,

      I do not mean to be insulting but you use Franz name lot, did you not read any other book? LOL. I understand what you mean. just trying to add a little humor. IT sure is needed

  13. BobbiRant profile image59
    BobbiRantposted 5 years ago

    It's called the government having been too lazy to see who frauds them and who doesn't.  So now they play the let's punish the elderly instead, game.

    Do the fools in medical care realize if Medicare goes so do MANY OT, PT, nursing and any other jobs associated with nursing homes and rehab places?  I guess Americans Like being unemployed?

  14. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 5 years ago

    Kharma they say is a B and F word at the same time!

 
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