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Your new cabinet---------MSNBC.

  1. Barefootfae profile image61
    Barefootfaeposted 4 years ago

    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/oba … 65036.html

    Is there anyone who sits in front of a camera at MSNBC whom you actually believe has an ounce of common sense? So why in the wide wide world of sports would you want them advising the President about your taxes?

    1. movingout profile image60
      movingoutposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      And even more scarey would be Fox News advising the President about our taxes!

      1. Jean Bakula profile image92
        Jean Bakulaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I watch MSNBC, and think the people there are much more intelligent than reporters and anchors I see on Fox or CNN. They are engaging and more informed. What's odd about Rachel Maddow talking about alternative energy while visiting a site with windmills to show it can is being done successfully somewhere, and can create American jobs? What's wrong with Ed talking about the value of his education, and how hard his Mother worked as a teacher? Lawrence O' Donnell is a monster, collecting money for children in foreign countries who need desks so they don't have to sit on the floor at school. Fox News and the R's are STILL in complete denial. Obama won by more than 100 electoral votes, and the rich 2% can afford to have their taxes upped. Many agree to it already and say it's the logical solution to the economic issues our country faces--along with other measures. R's say it's never about racism, but now that the people they tried to block from voting stood in line for hours to protect their rights, they want to pretend Obama slanted the election. Now they blame Acorn, which hasn't existed for several years. Sarah Palin is still calling Obama a Socialist, so obviously never read up on it, it seems many don't really understand what true socialism is. These are very sick people in denial, and if they keep insisting on what they know is wrong, they will never win another election again. Instead of getting the message America is not all old, white, angry men, they took away a message they should have listened to the Tea Party nutjobs even more. It's very sad. Any respectable R isn't even speaking out, they are so embarrassed by their own party and the direction it took.

        1. Barefootfae profile image61
          Barefootfaeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I cannot imagine a group of individuals more divorced from reality than the staff and on-air personnel of MSNBC. Some of them were with Air America and their lack of common sense is why it no longer exists.

          1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
            Cody Hodge5posted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Even though we have FOX news?

            1. Barefootfae profile image61
              Barefootfaeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Cody,
              Who is still not extinct....Fox...or Air America?

              1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
                Cody Hodge5posted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Conservatives tend to own the airwaves while the left tends to own the networks. Explains a lot actually.

        2. Repairguy47 profile image59
          Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Raising taxes on 2% of the population is not a logical approach to our debt, it wont put a dent in our debt. It is only logical to MSNBC and the 3 people who watch it, of which you seem to be one. Get ready, your taxes will soon be going up and its about time that the bottom 50% start paying their fair share!!

        3. Barefootfae profile image61
          Barefootfaeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          And by the way i am very impressed at your take on the Party talking points.
          That was mostly what your comments boiled down to after you stopped gushing about the socialist commentators.

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            logic,commonsenseposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            It's obvious she can not think for herself.  That is apparent when she says the rich can afford a raise in tax rates.  Sure they can, so can she.  That's not the question, the question is why should anyone be forced to?  Their is plenty of money  for the needed services the government should provide.  The problem it is being handed out to pay back campaign donors in one form or another, along with waste due to lack of sufficent controls and oversight.

            1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
              Cody Hodge5posted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Lol....

              This thread shows a shocking ignorance of tax laws and the many loopholes available to almost anyone to reduce their taxable income. I highly doubt anyone will actually pay more.

              1. Barefootfae profile image61
                Barefootfaeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Tell you what....since you don't see a problem you can pay my share.

                1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
                  Cody Hodge5posted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  *sigh*

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                JonesyoftheWoodsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                "I highly doubt anyone will actually pay more."

                Wow, lollipops and sunshine!!! You can pay mine, too, Cody.

                1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
                  Cody Hodge5posted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Another ignorant conservative haha

                  1. Repairguy47 profile image59
                    Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    Ignorant of what?

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                    JonesyoftheWoodsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    That's the best you've got?

            2. Jean Bakula profile image92
              Jean Bakulaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              No logic, commonsense,
              I can't afford to pay more taxes. My husband and I live on $70,000 a year, and that doesn't go far in NJ. I have a chronic back issue and can't work much, although I do not collect disability, because I have periods where I can work for a few months. I am strong willed and always think for myself, and don't know why I am explaining myself to someone like you. I don't see how it hurts wealthy people to pay a little more, when there are so many struggling people. It's one logical step, it's not a whole solution to the many issues our country faces. I was thinking how much money was wasted at both of the Conventions, and how much is actually spent to run a campaign. That money could all have been put to better use.

              1. Jean Bakula profile image92
                Jean Bakulaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Keep listening to Rush, the leader of your party. I suppose he dreams up his "news" at night,.

              2. Repairguy47 profile image59
                Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

                How sad for you.

              3. Barefootfae profile image61
                Barefootfaeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Jean what we can't get you to understand is you WILL pay more taxes.

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                retief2000posted 4 years ago in reply to this

                The total spent by both political campaigns was $2 billion - the federal government spends $3.87 billion per day ----  NO WAIT that is wrong  - it takes 2/3rds of that from tax payers each day and borrows 1/3 from future taxpayers, the Chinese and anyone else that is still willing to gamble on the US.  We do not have a tax problem.  We have a spending problem and the best way to fix it is jump off the fiscal cliff and not raise the debt limit,

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      JonesyoftheWoodsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That Maddow dude is a bit strange. I don't think he should be advising anyone on anything.

      1. Repairguy47 profile image59
        Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        He needs to shave too!

    3. rfmoran profile image91
      rfmoranposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Salt is well known to increase blood pressure if you are susceptible to high blood pressure. MSNBC is worse than salt.

    4. Onusonus profile image85
      Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Unbelievable, but not shocking for this administrations standards.

      The president always keeps good company with backwards ideologists.

      Obama also welcomed Korean pop singer Psy (famous for Gangnam Style) to a Christmas concert despite his lyrics for a song which say “Kill those f---ing Yankees,” “Kill their daughters, mothers, daughters-in-law and fathers” and “Kill them all slowly and painfully.”

      http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/481784_469026723155691_413545543_n.jpg

    5. wavegirl22 profile image45
      wavegirl22posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Well at least NBC has the best coverage of weekly football games. Especially seeing Faith Hill sing the  opening theme for NBC Sunday Night Football.
      "Waiting All Day For Sunday Night"

      Sorry Bare . . didn't mean to hijack this thread, just trying to make a little light on a not so easy day. Hope you felt my attempt at a little bit of humor.

      1. Barefootfae profile image61
        Barefootfaeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Don't worry.....you be cool.

  2. Barefootfae profile image61
    Barefootfaeposted 4 years ago

    Here's an open question.
    We raise taxes to 55% on the rich. Thus averting the "fiscal cliff".

    So hey presto we don't ever have to raise taxes again? Right?

  3. bumbershoot profile image61
    bumbershootposted 4 years ago

    Psy seems incredibly off topic.  Especially since he has publicly apologized for for his song and performances.  In related content, maybe you all would like this article on what it means to be a socialist.  http://www.addictinginfo.org/2012/09/01 … epublican/

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      retief2000posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Speaking solely for myself - I have grown weary of loud mouth idiots who spew hate, racism and all kinds of despicable garbage and then expect that an apology is sufficient.  I have told more than one child that an apology for doing something you know is wrong is not sufficient.  The bonds of trust are broken and the expectation now is that you meant what you did wrong.  How does one apologize for that?  I am not a priest do not come to me for absolution after your foul mouthed anti-American hate fest. 

      This just demonstrates, yet again, that Barrack Obama is not a good president, and brings into question how good a man, father, husband and American he is.   One can bet there will be no apology from the arrogant ass for his poor judgement.

      As for the "socialism" thing - one can rationalize any form of tyranny as long as "for the common good" (or a variant there of) is part of the propaganda.

      1. Cody Hodge5 profile image61
        Cody Hodge5posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Was Psy wrong to say what he said? Of course....

        But how does that make him any different than a lot of American rappers? I guess we can't listen to Biggie or Tupac either

        Would you not be somewhat upset if a foreign Army killed two Americans?

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          retief2000posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          If the two were Biggie and Tupac - probably not.  In fact, given the negative impact of certain "artistic" movements on the status and role of men, women, black people, the police and the poor in America, I might thank them.

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        Sooner28posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Or you have no idea how to define words smile.

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          retief2000posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Thank you for your input, I am taking it as seriously as it should be taken given the seriousness with which you defend the indefensible.  Socialism is tyranny.

 
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