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Old 08-05-2009, 08:08 AM
 
Location: North Cackelacky....in the hills.
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Blackrock is an investment company. #1 was the Ford Focus, not a Japanese car; people are trying to buy American and would buy more if there happened to be decent American cars to buy. That's not the fault of the Japanese. Besides, you like a free market, right? Or suddenly not?

Obama did NOT invade Afghanistan, are you serious?!

I dont know what you mean about the vaccine not properly tested...Baxter. A vaccine not approved by the FDA?

How exactly is any of this corruption? It's just business.
The Ford Focus is imported from Europe...just so you know.

Obama is expanding the role of private security in Afghanistan...remember how all of you on the left wailed and moaned abut mercenaries...just so you know.
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:16 AM
 
Location: North Cackelacky....in the hills.
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you'd prefer a draft, or not enough soldiers to accomplish the job? If the generals need more soldiers why not give them what they need?
These are 'mercenaries' remember?
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:17 AM
 
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I dont remember the draft turning around a lot of spoiled brats in the Vietnam days. And these mercenaries are available so why not use them?
You felt this way when they were being used in Iraq under Bush??
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:18 AM
 
Location: North Cackelacky....in the hills.
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I don't like the debt thats added, but when the economy is going bad, thats the time to go into debt.

In 4 or 8 years, when we'll probably have a Republican President, and things are going well, I want YOU to tell that President to raise taxes to pay down the national debt. See how quickly that happens.
Do you use this same philosophy on a personal level???

"Honey we aren't making enough money to buy more stuff,we will have to borrow it".
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:20 AM
 
Location: North Cackelacky....in the hills.
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Can you name a war that didnt financially profit someone?

We have to get out responsibly.
There are no plans to totally withdraw from Iraq,surely you know this?
the last plan I read was to maintain almost 100,000 troops there...
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:27 AM
 
Location: London, U.K.
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we don't have a free market! we have a manipulated market.

ALEX CAREY:
... the 20th century has been characterized by three developments of great political importance: The growth of democracy, the growth of corporate power, and the growth of corporate propaganda as a means of protecting corporate power against democracy.

Australian social scientist, quoted by Noam Chomsky in World Orders Old and New
Accumulation of power is a product of the 'free' market, markets are far to important to be free...
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:31 AM
 
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The Ford Focus is imported from Europe...just so you know.
Wayne, Michigan is in Europe???

Man they'll be interested to know that!! No wonder Wolverine fans are so rude...

FYI, Ford makes European models, the Focus being one of them....
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Got to love how people pick up on only the part of the article they want to see.

The debt was all in line from the Bush administration, same with the stimulus. People just want to drop it on Obama if it fails, and scream it was Bush if it succeeds. You don't get to pick how you want to manipulate past actions.
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:37 AM
 
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Got to love how people pick up on only the part of the article they want to see.

The debt was all in line from the Bush administration, same with the stimulus. People just want to drop it on Obama if it fails, and scream it was Bush if it succeeds. You don't get to pick how you want to manipulate past actions.
bush had nothing to do with cash for clunkers. it is a government run program, poorly run, that is designed to waste taxpayer money forcing taxpayers to subsidize a small percentage of americans who want new cars. it has no income restrictions and destroys the car base that less wealthy americans would be able to pick from with the decision to scrap the clunkers. the kicker is that the purchase does not even apply just to american cars! GM sales were down in july, and only one 1 GM car was in the top 10. HOW STUPID IS THAT?!
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:38 AM
 
Location: PA
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My god! I'm shocked! CBS is actually reporting this "news"?
Dont get use to it. I'm sure in a way it is really to show Obama is just trying to spend his way out of this mess like another socialist democrat always does. Just like the neocons.
Remember what he does is good for us, now get on your knees and bless Obama and his greatness.
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