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SushiSake3Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:18PM JST
It does not matter who the GOP select to represent them.
As with the last 2 elections, the only thing the GOP can guarantee us (besides guaranteed failure) is a lineup of inept fools who will once again turn the GOP into a global laughing stock.
I say 'Bring. It. On!' :-)
The key to the Right's ongoing electoral defeats is education, or should I say lack of it.
But they want to cut funding for that, too, which will only guarantee their own ongoing electoral failure.
Add to that, the current and upcoming fistfights Congress will have with the WH will only serve to underline how much the GOP wants to bury middle-class America.
Conservatives could learn, but luckily for the rest of us, they NEVER do.
Equally enjoyable is being lectured to by American conservatives about US politics while I continually prove them wrong and massively out of touch. :-)
Loving it. :-)
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SushiSake3Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:00PM JST
Bass, I think you need to start following the news.
Yes, the news, not Fox 'news' where you are clearly getting your talking points from.
Highest in 8 or is it 10 years?
Off the charts.
No. of Americans with health insurance?
Higher than ever.
What is it today - 5% ?
You need to look at reality - things are rocking and you're still focused on the fantasy world of conservative 'news.'
I'm loving this. The GOP does not know how to govern let alone propose sensible legislation.
The last decade has shown this conclusively.
The GOP is the stomping ground for people who want to destroy America while thinking the complete opposite.
BTW, you and your conservative compatriots are right now engineering the coming defeat of the GOP in 2016.
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SushiSake3Jan. 14, 2015 - 03:56PM JST
This is simply the start of the end of the GOP in the next election.
And like the last 2, this coming election loss will be self-inflicted.
When will conservatives ever learn??
SushiSake3Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:31AM JST
Bad news for conservatives: Obama knows all too well who the real terrorists are: the GOP and TP/other extremists in the conservative camp who would rather sabotage and tear America apart than work for the people who voted for them.
Obama's already tried compromise with the GOP - and we got a government shutdown.
Dems have bent over backwards to compromise - even offering to cut Medicare.
Cut valuable life-saving health insurance?
Not fund infrastructure?
More for wars and less for for schools?
Who are conservatives trying to kid?
It's time to play hardball: and Obama's doing it.
The GOP are lining themselves up for a third straight election defeat.
This is going to be fun to watch.
SushiSake3Jan. 10, 2015 - 08:15PM JST
This is awesome. I hope he runs.
Mick Huckabee is running a presidential exploratory campaign that will suck the air out of Rick Santorum's campaign if he runs.
They all suck, and will suck the air out of each others' campaigns.
The GOP field in 2012 was nothing more than a standup clown comedy lineup.
I heard some people mistakenly thought they were presidential candidates, haha :-)
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SushiSake3Jan. 07, 2015 - 03:46PM JST
Shinhitata, you've clearly never been to a SAS concert.
The Beatles could write songs and song them, bit could they entertain?
No. They just stood there and sang.
SAS frontman Kuwata Keisuke does all 3 and more.
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SushiSake3Jan. 07, 2015 - 01:28PM JST
SAS - one of the best bands out there.
Make the Beatles looks tired and boring.
I went to their 30th anniversary concert - unreal.
4 concerts, quarter million fans.
Loved it. This band can rock!
SushiSake3Dec. 27, 2014 - 10:59AM JST
McDees is a fast food joint that doesn't actually sell food (at least not in the real sense).
All it sells is disease.
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SushiSake3Dec. 04, 2014 - 09:55PM JST
But of course, if you want to see Jackon's work at its finest, look no further than his first movie, Bad Taste.
The exploding sheep were a-w-e-s-o-m-e.
Leaves every other movie he's made since literally in the muck. :-)
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SushiSake3Dec. 03, 2014 - 07:36PM JST
Wondering whether if the Japanese govt demanded top execs of, say, IBM or Microsoft to show up in Tokyo for hearings into their defective products, would they?
I'm also wondering what - if any - jurisdiction the US govt has over executives of foreign-based companies.
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SushiSake3Nov. 17, 2014 - 05:57PM JST
"With Kassig’s death, the Islamic State group has killed five Westerners it was holding"
Meanwhile, US and otter allied forces have killed thousands and displaced millions, many of whom have been attacked, abused, killed by mistake, seen their family members attacked and abused in front of them, had bombs dropped on their heads......
And this beheading is news?
That's just ridiculous.
Stunning hypocrisy from the west...
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SushiSake3Nov. 09, 2014 - 12:16AM JST
This must be Leftist propaganda!
According to conservatives, the sky is falling, the end is nigh, and it's all Obama's fault!
Posted in: U.S. job gains top 200,000 for 9th month
SushiSake3Nov. 09, 2014 - 12:13AM JST
Bring it on!
I was buying SW chewing gum, ice blocks and pencils when the original came out in 1977.
They could put Mickey Mouse into this latest movie and I'd still warm a seat to see it. :-)p
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SushiSake3Nov. 07, 2014 - 12:42PM JST
MarkG, you've bought into the lies and spin from the Right, too.
You want to talk jobs? Where's the jobs?
Let's talk jobs -
Right now, America's enjoying the longest period of private sector job creation in American history..
Deficit? Let's talk deficit:
The Federal budget deficit is shrinking. It’s been reduced by two-thirds since 2009.
"The $1.4 trillion federal budget deficit that Obama inherited in 2009 was in a large part due to the high rate of unemployment.
When millions of people were put out of work in 2008 and 2009, it resulted in far less income taxes and less economic activity to generate federal revenue. As ten million people have been put back to work, there have been billions more tax dollars generated. As a result, the deficit has been SHRINKING each year.
The 2014 deficit is projected to be around $500 billion, the smallest deficit since 2007 and roughly 1/3 of what it was in 2009."
Hey, income taxes are way down, too.
"For 95% of American taxpayers, income taxes are lower now than just about any time in the previous 50 years.
After President Obama took office, thousands of Tea Party members all over the country held rallies protesting Obama’s tax increases.
At that time, President Obama had actually passed several tax cuts to stimulate the economy.
Most of the Tea Partiers who were protesting had only seen their taxes decrease under Obama. Yet polls indicated that most Tea Party members wrongly believed their taxes had gone up.
In fact, the only people whose income taxes have gone up during Obama’s presidency are those making $400,000 per year or more.
That's less than 2% of the population.
Today, for the vast majority of people, tax rates are exactly where they were when Obama first took office or lower. The article below from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities explains this in greater detail."
Oh, and one more - Obamacare's added years to the life of Medicare.
"The Medicare trust fund had been on course to run out of money by the end of 2016. But due to cost savings from the Affordable Care Act and lower healthcare expenses, Medicare’s trust fund is now stable until the year 2030 without cutting benefits."
That's probably going to directly help you and your family.
14 Facts About The Obama Presidency That Most People Don’t Know
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SushiSake3Nov. 07, 2014 - 11:34AM JST
Unreal - the same conservative folks who fully supported the last GOP economic trainwreck and global meltdown have just voted back in the SAME folks who delivered it.
And they're elated about it??
The insanity on the Right is never-ending.
Us Global Liberals fully expect you guys to screw up >every time< - and you never fail to deliver.
You just screwed up massively - yet again - by voting the GOP back in.
At least you're consistent! :-)
SushiSake3Nov. 07, 2014 - 10:47AM JST
Wolfpack, ok, so you're just going to ignore Obama's pretty significant list of achievements (see my post above, nome of it partisan) and keep on bashing the guy despite the great deal of good he's clearly done?
I'm ok with that.
It's what I fully expected you to do anyway.
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SushiSake3Nov. 07, 2014 - 09:56AM JST
Amazing to think there's actually conservatives out there who think that by voting in the same pack of economic terrorists who brought us:
who want to pillage social security for people who have worked their arses off, including those conservatives parents and grandparents,
that they are somehow going to get a different result this time.
With thinking like that, it's no wonder the GOP -and conservatives are dragging the country they pretend to love down to third world status.
SushiSake3Nov. 07, 2014 - 09:47AM JST
Wolfpack, Obama's "leadership deficiencies also delivered:
A record high stock market.
No new wars.
63 straight months of economic expansion
The longest period of private sector job creation in American history
Unemployment has dropped from 10.1% in October of 2009 to 5.9% and projected to reach 5.4% by summer of 2015.
10-odd million more people covered by health insurance.
A reduction in the Federal budget deficit by two-thirds since 2009.
Under Obama, spending has increased only 1.4% annually, the lowest rate since Eisenhower was president.
What do you say about that?
I'm fully expecting you to ignore these facts because they just don't fit with the untruths you so desperately want to believe are true.
Bass4funk is just the same.
Under the GOP, here's what we got last time:
A global economic meltdown
2 unwinnable wars
And you just voted the same pack of losers/economic terrorists back in again.
Well done, mate, well done....
SushiSake3Nov. 07, 2014 - 07:29AM JST
bass4funk: "That Obama is THE worst president to occupy the WH surpassing Jimmy Carter?"
Haha, :-) Willful ignorance of reality.
I already posted this:
14 Facts About The Obama Presidency That Most People Don’t Know
SushiSake4: "Obama bent over backwards in debt negotiations to compromise with Republicans, even by putting Medicare on the table.
bass4funk: As they say, if you tell a lie long enough, you will eventually believe it.
Not really. You willfully chose to ignore this, too:
"In debt talks, Obama offers Social Security cuts"
That's fact. That's reality, although I know why you're ignoring it: making up your own report is more fun, even when it's flat wrong. :-)
SushiSake4: What was the Republicans' response? Shut down the government anyway.
bass4funk: Everyone can have a screw up and that wasn't one of their finest moments,
So, shutting down the government was a "screw up"?
Mate, they did it purposely.
That's economic terrorism.
You supported it as did millions of other Americans.
No surprises there. You're a big part of the problem you hate so much. Do you realize that?
bass4funk: "I'm gloating NOT because I love to see Dems squirm or that I hate the majority of them, I gloat because they thought their **** don't stank!"
Again, you're not actually living in reality here.
In fact, you're ignoring it.
Here's what you also conveniently ignored from my last post.
For your viewing pleasure: :-)
Under Obama -
The stock market continues to set new records since Obama has been in office (The Dow Jones Industrial averages reached an all-time high of 17,098 in August)
There's been 63 straight months of economic expansion
The Federal budget deficit is shrinking and has been reduced by two-thirds since 2009.
Under Obama, spending has increased only 1.4% annually, the lowest rate since Eisenhower was president
Bass4funk: "They actually believed that the public is happy with their policies and the people gave a thunderous statement, NO!"
bass4funk: "The problem with Dems is that, they cannot see beyond the next election cycle, they ONLY think about winning and accumulating more votes,"
Mate. Are you serious?
Pretty much all politicians do this.
bass4funk: "The Dems had all the ideas, but they were too radical for any of that crap to be implemented and with good reason."
LOL! Introducing universal healthcare - too radical? Mostly the rest of the world has had this for years. The US is finally catching up.
Looking after and trying to protect the environment, too radical?
Only got one planet, mate.
Trying to get out of 2 unwinnable wars?
That's pretty funny. :-)
Bass, your comments are off the charts.
Reality it on the other room.
I realize you're frustrated but please at least try to get at least a few of your facts straight. :-)
SushiSake3Nov. 06, 2014 - 11:45PM JST
WilliB: "Obama has never compromised on anything, and will not do now"
Mate, 5 seconds on Google was all it took to prove that wild claim is completely baseless.
That was easy. :-)
Again, as I said above, it's the Global Liberals who have to educate American conservatives about their own country's politics.
And let's look at some more fun facts you have probably never heard of - and reason why Obama is one heck of a good community organizer, not to mention president.
There's been 63 straight months of economic expansion
More here ==> 14 Facts About The Obama Presidency That Most People Don’t Know
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