Obamacare Cronyism Corruption

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  1. lady_love158 profile image59
    lady_love158posted 8 years ago

    We have to pass it to see what's in it! - Pelosi

    Well the more we find out about what's in this bill the more we come to realize how bad this really is! No wonder they didn't want anyone to read it! Here it is OUR tax money being funneled to corporations and unions favorable to this administration. No surprise that included in this cesspool is CBS and the Washington Post... I guess we wont be seeing anything critical about this administration in those media outlets! I expect all you libs that have railed about corporate subsidies to react with the same outrage at this! ( not) roll

    http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/201 … e_cas.html

    1. rhamson profile image73
      rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Obama is just one man.  For his policies to succeed he needs the help of the pit of vipers called congress.  Really you do think short sighted when it comes to change.

      1. lady_love158 profile image59
        lady_love158posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        You want to pull back on that outrage? Lol!

        Liberals are hypocrites!

        1. rhamson profile image73
          rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          And assumptions are dangerous.

    2. bgamall profile image80
      bgamallposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Actually Lady, I just wrote a hub about this. The corruption came from both the Dems and the Repubs. But the Repubs want defeat of the Volcker Rule, which stops massive leverage by banks.

      But Congressman Sensenbrenner a Republican from Alabama leads the attack on the Vocker Rule. The Republicans know that if they cut government spending massively, they will need another ponzi lending or stock market attack on mainstreet. Wake up Lady.

  2. Mark Ewbie profile image85
    Mark Ewbieposted 8 years ago

    I am outraged.  Who is Obama?

    Sorry I'm a Brit.  We don't do politics.  We have the Royal Family.

    <bit smug>

    1. pisean282311 profile image60
      pisean282311posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol obama is president of usa who succeed King Bush-2 ..

      1. canadawest99 profile image60
        canadawest99posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Lady love is a paid sock puppet.  Pay no attention to her propaganda.  Another Sara Palin wannabe.

        1. lady_love158 profile image59
          lady_love158posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Liberals are liars too!

          1. rhamson profile image73
            rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            You may have the beginnings of a new jingle here.

            Liberals are liars
            and Conservatives are crooks.
            Lets gather round them
            and expose the biggest kook!

            1. AnnCee profile image66
              AnnCeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Liberals are liars,
              Progressives are crooks,
              The worst thing to happen
              Is America in their hooks.

              They lull clueless lazies,
              Into helpless reliance,
              They kill all incentive,
              And demand all compliance.

              They gull intellectuals,
              Into mindless correctness,
              They fill empty spirits,
              With pride and with meanness.

              1. rhamson profile image73
                rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Your lyrics show you have bought into a two camp mindset.  There is no difference between the two camps whether liberal, conservative, progressive or anything else.

                Politics in America is about the money.  The democrats and the republicans want it.  It is their lifes blood.  Why do you think they promote such incredible waste and nepotism within the government?  It surely can't be laden with any common sense.

                They keep us pointing fingers at ideology and the resultant issues all the while fleecing us out of trillions of tax dollars.  Nothing in Washington is accomplished without somebody getting paid off.

                If you pick on one side then you are a part of the problem and once again the politicians win another battle.

  3. AnnCee profile image66
    AnnCeeposted 8 years ago

    Sink me, I'm a poet!  http://www.askactor.com/images/casts/United_Kingdom/26857/Anthony_Andrews_26857_6_small.jpg

  4. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    $1.20 so far.  You're having quite the day.

  5. sunforged profile image66
    sunforgedposted 8 years ago

    did you hear the one about the man from nantucket?

    1. DTR0005 profile image77
      DTR0005posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      His "thumb" was so long he could suck it? wink

  6. AnnCee profile image66
    AnnCeeposted 8 years ago

    Well, lady_love158 last posted on this forum 6 days ago.   If it was a ban for reciprocating to one of the many who attack her constantly she should be showing up any time now. http://www.lawdayrun.com/assets/waving_flag.gif

    1. DTR0005 profile image77
      DTR0005posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Let's bake a cake in honor of her impending return

  7. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    "They keep us pointing fingers at ideology and the resultant issues all the while fleecing us out of trillions of tax dollars."
    Works quite well doesn't it.

    1. AnnCee profile image66
      AnnCeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah it does to a point, but it does keep people paying attention nonetheless.

      I'm reading THE CREATURE FROM JEKYLL ISLAND for the first time.   Certainly adjusts one's perspective.

      Still, anything we can do to bother the elites who own us is a good thing.   We may not always be able to "chatter" freely.

  8. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    "THE CREATURE FROM JEKYLL ISLAND"
    I have my own theory that fore-running Jekyll Island was the assassination of William McKinley setting the stage. Another lone gunman.

    1. AnnCee profile image66
      AnnCeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It is extremely sinister.  What about Kennedy, the only president besides Lincoln who dared buck the banking system.

        http://www.john-f-kennedy.net/thefederalreserve.htm

      Not exactly a healthy thing to do.

      1. Evan G Rogers profile image69
        Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        ...

        lincoln didn't BUCK the banking system. He encouraged it full-heartedly.

        In fact, he pumped so much paper money into the economy that the dollar almost lost its worth.

        Maybe you were thinking of Jackson? Jackson actually killed the central bank of his time. That's probably the reason why his image is on the $20 - as a constant reminder that Jackson failed, even though he died thinking he won.

        "I killed the bank!"

        1. AnnCee profile image66
          AnnCeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          The banking cartel didn't like what Lincoln did once Jackson killed it.

          http://www.xat.org/xat/usury.html

          They didn't like it A LOT.

          1. Evan G Rogers profile image69
            Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            ... So, lincoln paved the way for "official" bank notes. I dunno. That sounds pretty "central bank friendly".

            1. AnnCee profile image66
              AnnCeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Lincoln was interested in a  monetary system separate from the banks.  He didn't want to borrow money and pay interest.   That is all banks want.  Interest.  They'll kill for interest.   They'll make the taxpayers cough up tax dollars to save companies so they can keep paying interest.  It doesn't matter what else happens, the banking cartel wants interest.   That's the whole point.

              1. Evan G Rogers profile image69
                Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Lincoln was clearly centralizing the monetary system. That's what central banks want.

                The system of private banks competing against one another keeps inflation in check: if one bank inflates their money too much, then people will leave them.

                1. John Holden profile image60
                  John Holdenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Oh Evan! Remember cartels please.

                  1. Evan G Rogers profile image69
                    Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Name one cartel that wasn't established with the help of government.

            2. DannyMaio profile image59
              DannyMaioposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              he was the creator of the GREEN BACK! He went to NYC to finance the war, they told him 24% and he respectfully refused and started to print the GREEN BACK.

              1. AnnCee profile image66
                AnnCeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Sure did.  Not a healthy choice.   These guys mean business.

  9. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    JFK assassination what a great detective story. Met a guy who was on the JFK body guard detail and was taken off duty that morning as many were. He was obsessed with the conspiracy of it.
    As I mentioned the other day: 'Plausible Denial', by Mark Lane, names the assassination team run by E. Howard Hunt. Pretty convincing to me.

  10. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    " It doesn't matter what else happens, the banking cartel wants interest.   That's the whole point." Biggest scam in history.

  11. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    "if one bank inflates their money too much, then people will leave them." So each bank prints its own money then.

    1. Evan G Rogers profile image69
      Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      that was the idea. That was the way that paper money worked in the US for decades at a time.

      Those sheets of paper USED to be promises to get gold and silver from the banks in question.

      1. John Holden profile image60
        John Holdenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        But they were unfulfillable promises, no bank ever carried enough gold to cover it's liabilities.

        1. Evan G Rogers profile image69
          Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          and that's why they went bankrupt.

          See how that works? Greed is counter-acted by failure and competition.

          Sure, there never were 100% reserves, but it was a lot closer to 100% than the 6% (if even) that we have today.

          1. John Holden profile image60
            John Holdenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            But Evan, my post was in response to your's telling how wonderful private banks were. Now you tell us these same banks were greedy!

            I'm flummoxed.

            1. Evan G Rogers profile image69
              Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              we're all greedy.

              That's why capitalism works so well - we're all greedy against each other.

              1. John Holden profile image60
                John Holdenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                You speak for yourself!

                And as for capitalism working so well,well it might do for the few but for most of us it doesn't work at all well.

                1. Evan G Rogers profile image69
                  Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Of course you're not greedy.

                  Neither am I.

                  No one is.

                  The only people who are greedy are "them".

                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWsx1X8PV_A

                  1. John Holden profile image60
                    John Holdenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Definition of GREED

                    : a selfish and excessive desire for more of something (as money) than is needed

                    No, I'm not greedy.

              2. Ron Montgomery profile image61
                Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Absolutely true!!!

                This short documentary proves it:

                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vscG3k91s58

  12. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    Rockefeller, Mellons

  13. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    Don't need gold or silver. Money is worth what you believe it is worth.

    1. AnnCee profile image66
      AnnCeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Nope.   It's worth whatever it needs to be worth so long as borrowers keep paying interest.  The human population has no value is the equation.  The government working for the cartel has decided time after time to undermine free enterprise in favor of the cartel.

      The banking cartel will do ANYTHING to keep that flow going.

    2. Evan G Rogers profile image69
      Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That is completely accurate.

      But, when the dollar is hyper inflated, I'd rather have gold and silver! -- can't create THAT out of thin air.

      Hell, counterfeiting gold costs more than mining it!

 
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