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Old 02-17-2019, 03:50 PM
 
Location: North Jackson
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The word choice you used here is very telling
It was intentional. Every word I chose.
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Old 02-17-2019, 03:57 PM
 
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Someone would have to beat her in the Democratic primary, as there’s no way a Republican could win that district.
I think if the right Dem ran against her they could beat her.
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Old 02-17-2019, 03:57 PM
 
Location: North Jackson
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I do enjoy this conversation, as I believe AOC is someone we haven't seen in this country for a long time.

Those of you complaining about 70% tax rates should learn about marginal tax rates and what that means. No one will be paying 70% of their income in taxes.

It's very ironic that Mississippi is having a conversation about Amazon, whereas this **** hole state has almost no high paying jobs but has overwhelming Republican leadership. Republican governor for decades, Republican led legislature, you could do whatever you want to in this state with no repercussions. So the fact that the state is still a **** hole, it's because of the Republicans.

If taxes are bad, eliminate them. You're in charge. What the hell are you waiting for? Turn Mississippi into a Republican wet dream or high growth and no taxes.

Pardon me, I won't hold my breath while I wait.
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Old 02-17-2019, 04:37 PM
 
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Most people don't know the difference between marginal tax rates and effective rates. Phil Bryant has ruined this state in the same way that Bobby Jindal ruined Louisiana. When the current governor took office he had to raise taxes across the board to fix what Jindal broke. If anyone has ever talked to Tate "Tater" Reeves you will actually feel that like he's the dumbest person in the room. I know a lot of Republicans who say they wont' vote for him but when it comes down to it, they will. Why? Because they will vote for a Republican no matter what. It's not about voting for the right person to them. It's about voting for the party their mother and father voted for.

This coming from a Democrat whose parents were life long Republicans. AOC, Warren, Harris, Booker and anyone else who ends up running for President. Their platform has be about something more than vilifying rich people. If they don't watch out, they will actually get Trump (if he hasn't been impeached) re-elected.
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:23 PM
 
Location: Jack-town, Sip by way of TN, AL and FL
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It was intentional. Every word I chose.
Oh, we know. We know exactly what you meant. If I had said that to you, I’d have been banned for life. It’s very obvious where your bias lies.
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:27 PM
 
Location: Jack-town, Sip by way of TN, AL and FL
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I do enjoy this conversation, as I believe AOC is someone we haven't seen in this country for a long time.

Those of you complaining about 70% tax rates should learn about marginal tax rates and what that means. No one will be paying 70% of their income in taxes.

It's very ironic that Mississippi is having a conversation about Amazon, whereas this **** hole state has almost no high paying jobs but has overwhelming Republican leadership. Republican governor for decades, Republican led legislature, you could do whatever you want to in this state with no repercussions. So the fact that the state is still a **** hole, it's because of the Republicans.

If taxes are bad, eliminate them. You're in charge. What the hell are you waiting for? Turn Mississippi into a Republican wet dream or high growth and no taxes.

Pardon me, I won't hold my breath while I wait.
Do you realize that politics and government can’t fix everything? Do you actually ‘get’ reality? Did you notice that neither Obama or Trump could really implement the “change” they said they could?

Your take above is a cop out, just looking for someone to blame.

We need jobs here. AOC knows nothing about that. End of discussion. Dumb political bias won’t change any of it.

Whatever Texas and Georgia is doing, is what we should be doing.
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Old 02-17-2019, 06:27 PM
 
Location: North Jackson
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Whatever Texas and Georgia is doing, is what we should be doing.
So start with supporting your major cities, because that's the only place where any growth is going to happen.
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Old 02-17-2019, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Jack-town, Sip by way of TN, AL and FL
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So start with supporting your major cities, because that's the only place where any growth is going to happen.
Totally agree. However I will support the major metro areas, not just a city, because that goes above race politics and encompasses everyone.

On top of that, the metro area that is REALLY growing is Gulfport-Biloxi. So I will support them more. However, again, we all know that’s not exactly what you want.
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Old 02-17-2019, 10:00 PM
 
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It was intentional. Every word I chose.
Thanks for the clarification, racist
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Old 02-17-2019, 10:03 PM
 
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Do you realize that politics and government can’t fix everything? Do you actually ‘get’ reality? Did you notice that neither Obama or Trump could really implement the “change” they said they could?

Your take above is a cop out, just looking for someone to blame.

We need jobs here. AOC knows nothing about that. End of discussion. Dumb political bias won’t change any of it.

Whatever Texas and Georgia is doing, is what we should be doing.
Be careful what you wish for.
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