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Old 11-12-2012, 11:57 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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I had to laugh at this...LOL. Obama did not/does not have a personal agenda......?
Not to be destructive like these right wingers.

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Ahh, so now its the right wingers to blame because we're talking trillion dollar deficits.. We should just do it, while people like myself, keep our mouth shut.
Trust me, not even you would ever manage to keep your mouths shut. Heck, being shameless is seen as a positive trait and something to be proud of.

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Its people like you that pushed me away from the Democratic Party..
In 1960s, perhaps. I wasn't even born then.
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Old 11-12-2012, 02:27 PM
 
Location: Hinckley Ohio
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You could confiscate the wealth of the rich and only fund the government for about 30 days, and thats not income, thats WEALTH. Your suggestion about taxing teh "rich", is utterly stupidity since they dont hold enough income to do so..

Most of those countries dont hold anywhere close to the amount of debt we have. This isnt about left vs right, this is about NOT HAVING ENOUGH MONEY to cover the debt load.
Why do you keep repeated that nonsense. The personal wealth of this country is enormous and could wipe out the national debt overnight and fully fund the government for years.

American Wealth Is Actually Still Ridiculously Enormous -- It's The Government That's Broke - Business Insider
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Old 11-12-2012, 02:35 PM
 
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So IF and WHEN the safety nets are cut, you honestly believe it will ONLY be liberals complaining? By your reasoning ONLY LIBERALS use these safety nets?

What are you talking about? All those seniors collecting social security and medicare surely voted for Obama...right?
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:57 PM
 
Location: Pluto's Home Town
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Why do you keep repeated that nonsense. The personal wealth of this country is enormous and could wipe out the national debt overnight and fully fund the government for years.

American Wealth Is Actually Still Ridiculously Enormous -- It's The Government That's Broke - Business Insider

Yep. Who do you think fleeced the country under the housing bubble, etc? Some folks made out very handsomely, receiving many times what the houses and loans and derivatives they sold were worth. They are like parasites whining because they've nearly killed the host.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:19 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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Most of those countries dont hold anywhere close to the amount of debt we have. This isnt about left vs right, this is about NOT HAVING ENOUGH MONEY to cover the debt load.
Why don't these countries have similar debt loads?
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:20 PM
 
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Trust me, not even you would ever manage to keep your mouths shut. Heck, being shameless is seen as a positive trait and something to be proud of.

In 1960s, perhaps. I wasn't even born then.
Neither was I.. STOP THE HATE!!!
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:21 PM
 
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Why don't these countries have similar debt loads?
Because they arent running deficits like we are.. I wonder how many of them hand out cell phones to people.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:24 PM
 
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Why do you keep repeated that nonsense. The personal wealth of this country is enormous and could wipe out the national debt overnight and fully fund the government for years.

American Wealth Is Actually Still Ridiculously Enormous -- It's The Government That's Broke - Business Insider
its not nonsense if its true.

http://www.ncpa.org/pdfs/ba662.pdf

Sorry, the personal wealth is 1/2 of the national debt. You could TAKE IT ALL, and not be able to pay off the debt.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:34 PM
 
Location: Hinckley Ohio
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its not nonsense if its true.

http://www.ncpa.org/pdfs/ba662.pdf

Sorry, the personal wealth is 1/2 of the national debt. You could TAKE IT ALL, and not be able to pay off the debt.
An unfunded future (potential) liability is NOT a debt.

Dude, get up to speed. American's current PERSONAL NET WORTH is about $65 trillion, 75% of that is held by the top 10% the bottom 50% owns 1%. The debt is just over $16 trillion. Using real math, not the kind you R's like to use to feel better, $49 trillion is more than $16 trillion.

Still hung over from that nasty drubbing you guys took in Mahoning county???? LOL, I guess that 90% turnout you predicted didn't help ya.

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Old 11-12-2012, 06:37 PM
 
Location: southern california
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we use terms like dems and rep but we are really talking about y generation and boomers.
the old people know eventually the owner of the restaurant (and a few goons) is going to come around to get paid for this one great long lavish extravagant 60 year old party, we are having.
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