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Moving On To 2016…

DISCLAIMER/REMINDER:  I write my own opinions, not necessarily shared by Larry Johnson or other writers at NoQuarterUSA.net.  I’m NOT a Republican or a Democrat.  I’m an Indy, a political cynic, and a former (disappointed) supporter of Hillary Clinton. And I keep my tongue firmly in cheek.

I’ve been reading many articles from “conservative” columnists, and those who profess to be moderates who usually make the case for Republicans.  It’s bad enough to have to see the progressive/liberal/Democrat politicos strutting and preening as they gloat about their victory over “low information voters,” which is their code phrase for “ignorant tea-bagging conservative redneck Republicans.”

The election is over, and most of us really just want to put it behind us for awhile.  There are other things to talk about, and the “fiscal cliff” should be on everyone’s front burner right now, not “the Republicans blew it, the Republicans shoulda known better, the Republicans need to join the 21st Century, etc.”  All the Republicans need to do is stop picking on illegal immigrants.  I mean, they hire them for doing all those low-paying jobs nobody else wants, so why pound their chests and pretend they want to deport them all?  Who’d clean their pools?

Mitt Romney lost, and since Republican turnout was low, which is the real reason why he lost, a lot of down-ticket Republicans suffered losses along with him. [See Larry Johnson's "What Really Happened in the Presidential Election." - Bronwyn] But they kept the House and are still quite relevant, despite what the Dem propagandists would like people to believe.  I’ve heard so many times in my life that one party or the other is on the endangered species list right after an election.  I frankly wish they both were near extinction.  We need three parties: conservatives, progressives, and moderates.  If all the moderates who have been driven out of office by their own parties were to band together, they might actually have a voice in government.  That is, if they dared raise their voices, the pansies.

I repeat for emphasis, the real reason Mitt Romney lost was because ONCE AGAIN Republican turnout was low.  It wasn’t because he lost the middle ground undecideds and independent voters.  The damn “true conservatives” ONCE AGAIN sacrificed the RINO candidate by refusing to turn out in support of him, allowing the Dems another victory.  The purpose?  So that (at least in their minds) a REAL Conservative can run in 2016.  Somebody who truly represents conservative values.  Someone like Eisenhower (non-partisan military man), Nixon (liberal criminal), Ford (incompetent boob), or Reagan (former Democrat).  OK, how about another Bush (all of the above)?

I don’t know who they plan to put forward as this ideal conservative candidate they will actually get off their sofas and stand in line to vote for, but I fear it’s going to be Jeb Bush against Hillary Clinton.  Just what we fucking need, another “dynasty” election!

I guess some people think Chris Christy would be a good choice, but I’m not sure for which party.  Maybe Hillary should nab him for her running mate.  All she has to do to win him over is give him her cell phone number.

I suppose some of the true believers among the conservatives who refused to support Mitt Romney are of the opinion that the party would have done better with Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum on the ticket.  I can’t say if that would have improved their chances for winning, but I can say that I truly believe the losses would have been even greater with either of those two on the ticket.  That’s just my opinion, based on the political fact that they are both repugnant.

I stand by my earlier position, from back when the Republican debates and primaries were still in full swing.  Romney should have teamed up with Ron Paul from early on, and kept Paul on as his running mate.  This would have completely won over that all-important “choom” demographic, those who believe that Ron Paul, by virtue of his being a gynecologist, would have single-handedly made marijuana legal, just because he happened to mention a few times that he thought it should be legal in some form, mostly medical.

Seriously, if Romney/Paul had been the ticket, it would have robbed the Dems of the easy target of Paul Ryan, who I always thought was a mistake, a poor choice for running mate.  People don’t want an intellectual dweeb for VP.  They want a ridiculous avuncular fella like Joe Biden or Ron Paul.  Someone who feeds the humor mill with zany comments, instead of scaring people to death with talk of dismantling Medicaid and Medicare, conjuring images of pushing old ladies in wheel chairs off of cliffs.  Ron Paul would have conjured images of giving Grandma hash brownies.  Ahh, much better!  Me some too?

So now there is talk of Ron passing the torch, and the joint, to his son Rand, who obviously is named after Ayn Rand of Atlas Shrugged fame.  I can’t say I like the politics of Ayn Rand any more than I like the politics of Jerry Brown, but if the libertarians and liberals can get together on this marijuana thing, I think they could steal a large chuck of the Boomers, the youth, and the Secret Stoners of this country away from the Democrats.  If the Republicans campaign on legalizing cannabis, they have the potential of sweeping the nation of its feet!

I think it has more potential than outlawing abortion and making Medicare a voucher system.  It’s certainly something to think about.

Or maybe it’s just a pipe dream.

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  • HELENK2
  • HELENK2

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/11/empty-embrace-hurricane-sandy-victim-upset-after-being-played-by-obama-video/

    I am sorry that this lady did not get the help she needed.
    when it comes to backtrack, look at his history.

    his promises to help mean nothing. He is the poster figure for
    PROMISE THEM EVERYTHING, GIVE THEM NOTHING.
    maytag workers
    rusko’s apartment dwellers
    chicago citizens with toxic waste dumping
    now

    Storm Sandy’s victims

    • scottymac54

      “It was all a show…”
      Oh, no, it WASN’T here, Helen.
      Trust me. I live here. I went through it.
      (And I’ll never forget some of the comments I saw here, while killing time, at my sister’s house, waiting.)
      We were called “nanny staters”, by discompassionate, hateful posters here. REALLY?
      Meanwhile, Obama and Christie temporarily put their egos on the shelf, COOPERATED with each other to do the best they could to secure our safety, and (beyond my wildest expectations) succeeded in helping us to rebuild our lives (a work in progress).
      And I won’t even tell you how Cuomo, Bloomberg, Schumer, Grimm, LIPA, etc. failed in New York. I have an acquaintance on LI, STILL waiting to be reconnected.
      Know what? When I went to volunteer, there were no “Tea Party” fakers, or even members of the conservative churches, etc. present…
      Only dedicated Catholics of the “social justice” wing….and OCCUPY!! That’s right, the ones who were so demonized and eviscerated here….
      So let’s not go there, as far as right-wing bloggers, like vultures, looking to exploit MY misery.
      I SAW “Country Before Party”, in my own washed-out backyard…..FINALLY!!
      And, yes, it did spur me to vote. I will support Governor Christie’s re-election bid, as well.

      • HELENK2

        believe it or not , I am glad you got the help you needed. My children who live in south Jersey were very lucky as the storm did not hurt them as it did the people further north.
        backtrack used this lady as a photo op. I do not like that for anyone and I do not care which party is doing it.
        obots made fun of Romney gathering donations and using his campaign bus to deliver supplies to the storm wrecked areas. He was not in office but still did what he could. Christi did a great job for his people during this bad time.
        backtrack flew in, had his picture taken, made promises and then flew out again and failed to keep his promises. That is his MO and always has been

        • Hokma

          He’s lying.

          NYC and Long Island were far more exposed and devastated than NJ.

          But when it comes to NJ unfortunately for this basement dweller scottymac, I personally know too many people and some along the shore who are homeless and who have had enormous problems getting FEMA to act.

          As far as volunteer groups this SOB is also lying having known people here and in NJ who did volunteer.

          This sandy disaster actually caused greater destruction than Katrina and is being mismanaged by the Federal government. This woman is proof that this disaster relief is being mismanaged. But the election is over and Obama got the photo ops he needed..

          • scottymac54

            Hey, jerkoff. Did I not mention the Long Island fiasco? The sum total of your suffering was probably having to have the goyta fire up the generator for your fat old ass…
            You dumb fuck, I DID volunteer! In Far fucking Rockaway! Do you even know where that is, schmuck? What did you do, except clamber onto your Barcalounger and whine for no one in particular to hear?
            As for help from FEMA, your ilk probably don’t even qualify (yet, you’ll line up for it, and finagle your way into getting in anyway…just because it’s THERE….)
            Your new life in Lefrak City can’t come fast enough….

            • Hokma

              Just like all your other tales.

              • scottymac54

                Your entire existence, and your non-existent identity is a fraud.
                Go occupy some other piece of desert.

        • scottymac54

          Thank you. Thank God, your kids were spared the worst of it.
          My mom is older, and lives with us, and did not want to leave. That was the hard part, because she was fearful, in a way that would break anyone’s heart….my sister basically let us have her place!
          Yes, the storm WAS politicized….if you could have seen the look of dread on Barky’s face when he arrived, LOL! But, Christie seems to have gone out of his way to accommodate (his team is stellar, in terms of prep work)….we had so much help from the guard, in my town, no NWO-ish domination, just great, sweet guys, who really seems to enjoy helping out at home, for once…
          After a few days, it was worrisome, since when there was no longer any gas….people accepted the odd/even bit, because it was rational, temporary, and well-intentioned…then came the nor’easter (it was becoming like some epic movie, LOL!)
          I know you know the shore…..places like Seaside Heights and Belmar no longer bear any resemblance to what they were (Lucy the Elephant survived, LOL!)
          In places like Bricktown, an unreported story is that it’s still quite dangerous, even to get out….
          NJ Transit rolling stock was stored in the yards in Hoboken and Kearny, which unfortunately were among the first locales to flood out…Penn Station is still a mess, on the sub-basement level.
          Most people don’t realize what a large portion of Lower Manhattan is simply unsafe to enter, but Long Island was the worst…I lost power for eight days, they lost it for thirteen….a disgrace!
          It’s become obvious that the good burghers of Long Beach were skimming off the town’s sewage improvement funds, because the residents were treated to straight sewage, right out of their taps, that night…
          You haven’t mentioned anything I disagree with….if I don’t speak to you, Merry Christmas to you and yours…

          • HELENK2

            I remember going to LUCY as a kid and then taking my children to see her.

            the sad thing about NJT is that it does not surprise me that they did not listen or think about moving the rail cars.
            My first New Years working for them, they decided to give free rides from 7PM New Years Eve to 7AM New Years Day. keep the drunks off the road. But then some fool gave all the transit cops the night off,. I was trying to recrew trains before they even got to their destination. at every stop they were calling the local police.
            On some trains the conductor and brakeman locked themselves in with the engineer it was the only safe place on the train. There was a large state investigation over the whole thing and a few lawsuits

            I do hope that you and your family can get back into to your home soon.
            For the whole eastern shore, praying that next summer is a great one and the recovery is done

            Merry Christmas to you and your family

            • HELENK2

              http://www.lucytheelephant.org/?presets=preset5

              for those of you who do not know about LUCY

              • HELENK2

                I just bought my Christmas present to me
                a long sleeved shirt ” I am still standing” LUCY

                • scottymac54

                  I like that one, LOL!

  • getfitnow
  • HARP2

    CNN: All Adults in America Went Shopping on Black Friday Weekend

    There are, according to the 2010 Census,
    an estimated 308,745,538 folks living in this country. Under the age of
    5 years old, there are 20,201,362; between 5-9, there are 20,348,657;
    and between 10-14, there are 20,677,194.

    That means, if you subtract those who are too young to shop, 0-14
    year olds, from the total U.S. population, there are 247,518,325 people
    in this country. The number of people CNN reports who went shopping this
    past weekend.
    So if CNN’s statistics are to be believed, that means everyone over
    14 went shopping between the Friday after Thanksgiving and the Sunday
    two days later. That includes 4,371,357 who are between 75-79, 3,110,470
    between 80-84, 1,913,317 between 85-89, 830,206 between 90-94, 228,669
    between 95-99, and 40,397 over 100.

    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/cnn-all-adults-america-went-shopping-black-friday-weekend_663994.html

    • Hokma

      Indicative of how they counted votes.

    • HELENK2

      while many were shopping, the US treasury was borrowing $24,327,048,384.38 or $211.60 per household.

      and to think I stayed home to save money

    • getfitnow

      Consider the source. Next week or next month the # will be “unexpectedly”. revised down

  • HARP2

    We have children running the country.

    Carney: It would “ruin the fun” if I gave away Obama’s fiscal-cliff plans

    http://hotair.com/archives/2012/11/26/carney-it-would-ruin-the-fun-if-i-gave-away-obamas-fiscal-cliff-plans/

    TRANSLATION…..We don`t have a fucking clue except wait for a proposal from the Republicans and then trash the shit out of it.

    WELL DONE CHILDREN.

  • HELENK2

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-quinn-sets-dates-for-special-election-to-replace-rep-jesse-jackson-jr-20121126,0,3827408.story

    two special elections to replace jesse jackson jr.
    one for the remainder of this term
    one for the seat he was elected to.

    hell of a lot of money because voters did not think and now it will cost them

  • HELENK2
  • Retired_from_SPOnaj

    Meanwhile, in the State of Washington, early morning fog has given way to all-day canabis fog. Either are better than the fog of battle of Benghazi, but I usually prefer a good cup of fogcutter coffee in the morning, especially on workdays. I’m beginning to wonder, though, why I should work when I could become one of the 51% of Obama-voting, non-taxpaying, non-producing entitlists. When Europe ran out of money, America bailed them out. When we run out of money, who’s to say that Mars won’t bail US out? But no matter what happens, Obama will still be a cool white guy who looks black and is the envy of Bill Maher, killing people all over the world with drones that he controls from his iPad mini. Remember, the Nazis were National Socialists.

    • Hokma

      Beautifully said.

      Obama and the GOP will just get all the rich people tp pay for everything or get someone else to bail us out. Perhaps that was his reason for traveling to Malaysia.

    • HELENK2

      Mars can’t bail us out. backtrack cut the funding to NASA no way to get to and from Mars unless with hitch a ride on a Russian space ship

      • Sharon Long

        Good one HELENK2!

    • Mike Monroe

      “…why I should work when I could become one of the 51% of Obama-voting, non-taxpaying, non-producing entitlists.”

      It is funny how much of the South and Red states are the ones who receive much more federal funding/dollars than they pay out. The more liberal states continue to pay for the lifestyles of all the Republican states. Those who vote for Obama continue to subsidize those who voted for Republicans and Romney.

      “Remember, the Nazis were National Socialists.”

      Yeah, the Nazis were also not the party of inclusion. Sounds like the modern GOP and its Aryan purity.

      • Hokma

        Get lost Marilyn

        • MG6

          Rotflmao

          • Hokma

            next comes Manson – with or without Marilyn.

            • MG6

              Hahahahahahahahaha…

      • HARP2

        You should be proud since the democrats started the KKK.
        Maybe you are also pleased with the Muslims, who had more to do with slavery than the Europeans.

        Nice bunch you have in your tent.

      • scottymac54

        Your reference to fascism is an apt one, in the context of the so-called “fiscal bubble” myth that is being hyped. When you read so many of the comments here, you see the knee-jerk blame of the unions, the newspapers, etc. on every sort of fiscal calamity, rather than the bankers and our culture of unearned privilege at the top, and it’s easy to see how they’d be lead to believe that government should ALWAYS be on the side of big business, and powerful interests, and be reluctant to see the reality of facts on the ground.
        This may be our fault. This may be a result of us, failing to call out these powers that be, for their thievery and transgressions against the people, out of a desire for thinking we could “co-exist” with them.
        But the battle lines are drawn. How long are we to continue with this charade of “unity”, in the name of “patriotism”, tolerance, and just plain good-neighborliness?

    • Retired_from_SPOnaj

      Well, I guess I proved my point that no matter what deliberately ridiculous bullshit is posted here in a comment, there will always be someone who will somehow take it seriously and try to oppose and refute it. I guess that’s the definition of “kneejerk.” Is there any irony in the fact that “jerk” is part of “kneejerk?”

      • Mike Monroe

        So you admit your posts are “deliberately ridiculous bullshit”. I agree.

      • Retired_from_SPOnaj

        I rest my case regarding those who are compelled to have the last word, no matter what.

  • HELENK2

    http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/bond_bubble_bust_z56Re3oMqGIjsYzwjb4khO

    bond bubble burst.
    something that not too many are thinking about

  • HELENK2

    http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/11/the_nightmare_of_setting_up_state_insurance_exchanges.html

    setting up insurance exchanges will be a nightmare and many Americans will be in shock

  • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

    I’m sorry, allow to introduce myself. I’m a progressive, not a liberal. I don’t adhere to any ideology. I proudly voted for Barack hussein Obama in 2008 and I proudly voted for him again in 2012.

    I used to come here when people thought Agt. Whitey Tape was a progressive. I even respected his belief that Hillary was his candidate. But then he allow some of the most hateful, racist things to be said about then candidate Obama and his wife. It was only after people got so emboldened that they begin wishing him harm that Agt. Whitey Tape decided he needed to cover his ass by threatening Secret Service in such a way that he basically admitted he was covering his ass.

    The last straw of course was the infamous “Whitey Tape” that we all know good and well was an attempt to scare super delegates into abandoning Obama and supporting Hilllary.

    This is my first time even accessing this site since then, and I’m actually disappointed to see it now your typical, run-of-the-mill, right-wing bubble site.

    Really, this site’s avatar should be the empty chair Clint Eastwood was talking to at the RNC.

    Every credible poll showed an Obama win prior to the election, but you guys obviously listened instead to the right wing bubble tell you the opposite.

    And now you’re listen to them give you every excuse possible as to why Romney lost and are picking the one that makes you feel better.

    Liberals in 2004 learned the hard way that it’s not enough to just hate the other guy but rather you have to be FOR someone.

    Obama won because he had more people FOR him than against. And you can have your hissy fit by trashing those people if it helps you go to sleep at night. But four years from now, you’re going to need those very people on your side if you want to win.

    Just food for thought.

    • MG6

      No, he won because they controlled the voting machines (Soros owns them). No, because he made all the promises he could to all the different groups (which he will not honor). No, because he won the Chicago way….by deceit.
      The truth cannot be denied forever since it will always come out.
      As for the racist charge?.. It is Patriotic to stand up for this country and express ones opinion.

      Just for your limited understanding, you don’t create more debt to pay new ones….or as per George Washington: “New debts is not the way to pay old ones.”

      That is what Obama has done….can’t blame Bush for this one.

      • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

        Seriously, kid, update your liberal boogey men. It’s Saul Alinsky this day and age. Soros is so last decade.

        So calling Michelle Obama a welfare queen is your idea of “patriotism”? Hoping for harm to come to him is your idea of “expressing one’s opinion”?

        How does it feel to live long enough to see yourself become irrelevant?

        • MG6

          I want Justice! And just for your limited understanding of Karma…evil never goes unpunished!

    • scottymac54

      Only the most bitter, intolerant remnant of commenters remains, the ones most intent on rolling back the clock on America fifty years, maybe more.
      As long as they are convinced the majority of Americans actually support them, it’s pointless trying to engage them in conversation (believe me, I’ve tried).
      They’re stuck in a paradigm that harkens back to events like the Cold War missile crisis, the Six Day War, and the earliest days of Reaganomics, but they have no answers to the problems we face today.
      We’re operating at cross-purposes, and that will not change any time soon.

      • Scorpio

        Wow when the comment your replying to pushes the Whitey tape? In your eyes, simply
        forgetting what happened 50 years ago?
        History offers a strong sense of knowledge
        that people like you, insist should be thrown by the way side. No doubt you’re one who agrees with rewriting history from your own perspective. And I’m sure many here would disagree with
        the notion you have ever engaged in conversation, more like dictating the odds, describes you to a “T”!

        • scottymac54

          American “history” has already been rewritten to the point of unreadability, the “Cold War” paradigm has evolved into a totally different theatre of conflict that has no relevance to the Cuban missile crisis, and I tried to point out to commenters here, that they were putting forth a ridiculously idealized view of Mitt Romney, that bore no resemblance to the candidate or “ABO” strategy they thought they were getting.
          How did it all work out, now?
          Sure, blame the media, the unions, voter fraud.
          Continue not to hold your own preferred “news sources” for steering you wrong in the first place.

          • Hokma

            An intellect rivaled only by garden tools.

            • scottymac54

              Meanwhile, the election is over, and there is more to life, than politics, no?
              Don’t be so bitter over it all.

  • http://www.facebook.com/mary.cusack Mary Cusack

    there will be no 2016 obama will abolish term limits and cheat again. mark my words he is our dictator for life

    • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

      Good lord you sound ill, kid.

      • MG6

        He already alluded to that in a speech he gave….”you the term limit thingy”

  • Mike Monroe

    “There are other things to talk about, and the “fiscal cliff” should be on everyone’s front burner right now..”

    The “fiscal cliff” is nothing but the next conservative talking point. There is no actual cliff. The economy will generally over time feel the impact of the austerity in the automatic spending cuts in the sequesters and higher taxes, but there is no “cliff”. The economy will not fall of a “cliff” on January 1st. The term is just more fear-mongering by the right in order to try and push through cuts to social security, medicare and medicaid. Sure there are long-term fiscal issues, but the focus today should be on economic growth and job creation and not on austerity. Remember the sequesters were a faux crisis created by the Tea Party congress last year, as they refused to raise the debt ceiling unless they got 100% their way. They put a gun to the head of America. Now right-wingers are further fear-mongering with all their faux “fiscal cliff” talk.

    • MG6

      The term is just more fear-mongering by the right in order to try and push through cuts to social security, medicare and medicaid. Sure there are long-term fiscal issues, but …. BUT WHAT!!!

      Fear mongering is a Demo communist strategy as per James Carville. Further lets not forget the other fears…war on women, social security, etc….

      On the side…why does They want to get rid of the debt ceiling? Sounds like the more they want to print out the dollar, the more it is devalued…..?

    • HARP2

      Fiscal Cliff Could Hit Michigan Hard

      Michigan residents would lose on average 4.63 percent of their income if the tax cuts were lost. The Michigan personal income tax rate is 4.25 percent.

      “It’s asking Michigan residents to effectively pay their state personal income tax twice and even a little more,” said Michael LaFaive, director of the Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

      http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/17957

      • Mike Monroe

        Love your source. A conservative 501c conservative lobby group. Yes, taxes would go up after Bush tax cuts go away, but the impact on the economy would be over a period ot time. That article you quote says nothing about timing of economic impacts. There is no cliff. At most a stair case. Your source is nothing but more conservative fear-mongering. You guys are good at it.

        • HARP2

          Well YOUR kind want to take the staircase up, when the rest of us in the real world would prefer taking the escalator down.

          Enjoy your ride.

    • getfitnow

      Yeah, this is sure some fear- mongering,,,right Get a clue.

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

  • HELENK2

    off topic

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20454757

    more use of northern sea routes for shipping. wonder what impact this will have on energy cost and developement

  • HELENK2

    http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/51313

    this is not good
    backtrack memo on insiders

  • MG6

    Oh boy!

    http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2012/11/26/jamie-foxx-calls-obama-our-lord-and-savior#ixzz2DKou43ep

    Well….all we need now is the anti-pope and we are in business!

    • Sharon Long

      Call me old fashioned…call me a red-neck (I’m not)…but that statement by Jamie Foxx is downright sacrilegious. And speaking of anti-pope there was a lot of anti-Catholic during the election period.

      • MG6

        The anti pope is Peter the Roman as per st. Malachy. It’s the pope that shows up at the end times. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prophecy_of_the_Popes

        The anti pope appears at the same time as the false prophet of peace. The prophet of peace is one who claim to work for peace but in his path has led to the death of millions in the name of peace.

        • Sharon Long

          Now you can call me dumb…thanks for the info.MG6

          • MG6

            You are most welcome.
            It is rumored that the current pope will be retiring soon. If that is so than last pope will appear. Now, it has long be said that the smoke of Satan walks the halls of Vatican. There are factions within factions jockeying for the chair of Peter. The factions are those who are believers and those who follow Satan. The Curia is divided. So time is approaching fast.

  • HELENK2
    • getfitnow

      I also read in China, the next tallest building in the world is being constructed–timeline–90 days. And, how is that 9/11 Memorial coming along–11 YEARS later?

      • scottymac54

        It’s called, the “American Exceptionalism”, that charming Mr. Gingrich told us still existed…
        I certainly didn’t vote for any political party that outsourced our industries, and put buildings where trees, and respectful quiet, only, should exist.
        When the “Ground Zero Mosque” was planned, it became “hallowed ground”…
        But the real estate developers made it into “square footage”….
        Can’t blame the Chinese, for our own stone jungle morals.

  • HELENK2

    http://pjmedia.com/blog/you-break-it-you-buy-it/?singlepage=true

    remember when Americans were taught “you break it, you buy it”

  • HELENK2

    http://dailycaller.com/2012/11/26/disagreeing-with-obama-can-ruin-christmas-says-white-house-report/

    wow disagreeing with jamie foxx’s lord and saviour could ruin Christmas per white house

  • HELENK2

    http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/11/intolerant_liberals_at_macalester_college.html

    a thought provoking article on the intolerance of liberals

  • politicsisdirty

    No one. Not even Abraham Lincoln or Ronald Reagan could have won the election against Obama.

    Why?

    - Santa Claus shamelessly gave a lot of gifts at the expense of the American people and the constitution

    - how about Racism?

    - how about voting irregularities?

    - how about Hackers?

    - Traitors among the GOP ie Chris Christie – the only thing I agree with you is Chris Christie running as Hillary’s VP

    - definitely Main Stream Media

    - Naivete of the American people and Republicans that the Chicago machine of O is fair

    • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

      Spewing those right wing bubble talking points like a pro.

      • politicsisdirty

        Not accepting the truth like a lemming.

        • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

          Christie is a traitor…..how? Because he **gasp** thanked for president for his response to Sandy?

          Speaking of which, Christie now has a 77% approval rating in his state. You sure you want to cast him aside?

          • scottymac54

            I actually lived through Sandy here in NJ and am here to tell you, recovery efforts were far superior to those experienced by my NY cousins.
            Had it not been for the bipartisanship in action I witnessed on the ground when we needed it most, I would not have voted for Obama that fateful election day…
            I’d have been satisfied to not participate, and stay home. Both Obama and Christie worked to minimize our suffering, while NY grandstanders and hyperpartisans ignored the real needs of their constituencies.
            When government is needed in the face of a natural disaster and they actually come together and function as they should, shouldn’t we reward that, when we actually see it?

            • Hokma

              “I would not have voted for Obama that fateful election day”

              Always knew you were an Obot – lying about your not liking Obama.

              One thing about a moron is that they are transparent.

              Obama worked to minimize the suffering? What a pathetic stooge.

              I’m surprised that you didn’t get flooded out of you room in your mother’s basement.

              You really like talking to yourself. You and your alter-egos are pathetic.

              • scottymac54

                No, actually, I never liked Barky (this concept escapes you, since you are surrounded by the kind of people who lie, as a matter of course).
                You’re so insulated and wrapped up in your own privileged mindset, that you’re totally devoid from the experiences of everyday Americans, and therefore have different choices to make.
                The difference is, soon enough, you won’t be calling the shots in your own life as time never stands still.
                Prediction: as soon as Dr. Paul’s influence fades from the “Liberty” movement, you’ll heartily embrace the emerging wing of it that is Muslim-hating, warmongering, etc.
                It will emcompass most of your positions, far more closely than the establishment GOP will…
                I still hope you will leave this country, though.
                We don’t need the problems you’re bringing to our doorstep.

                • Hokma

                  You just said you voted for Obama idiot.

                  You are really one sick person.

                  • scottymac54

                    That is correct. I certainly wasn’t voting for Romney, if I thought Obama could serve better!
                    Once again, the idea was to vote against the other candidate, as I voted for McCain over Barky in 2008.
                    Ordinarily, I wouldn’t have voted, but Obama has shown marked improvement in the past few months, whereas Romney (and you) represented everything I didn’t want to support, so, vote, I did.
                    What part of that is so hard for you to understand?
                    No, wait! Knowing your twisted way of thinking, I’d prefer not to be “clued in”, LOL!

                    • Hokma

                      Do you have any control over how insane you sound?

                      First of all, you’re an idiot. And second…nah, that pretty much covers it.

                      If brains were dynamite, you wouldn’t have enough to blow the kneecap off a flea

                      I’m not being rude. You’re just insignificant. Now scat.

                    • scottymac54

                      I don’t give a fuck about what any conservative thinks. It’s YOUR life that’s going to be changing for the worse, not mine.
                      You control nothing.
                      Now, on to SCOTUS, LOL!

                    • Hokma

                      What a psycho

          • scottymac54

            This is the part, where hatred for Obama overrides any possible positive cooperation that might be accomplished.
            The hypocrisy did not escape me, when I saw the SAME commenters quick to embrace the “Country before Party!” message, turn around and start it with their obesity and “Mafia” jokes.

        • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

          “…Naivete of the American people and Republicans that the Chicago machine of O is fair…”

          Get out the bubble.

  • getfitnow

    I’m an indy too, but I think this is worth listening to. Oh, if only we had a POTUS that “represented” like this. I’m a Whittle fan anyway.

    http://hotair.com/greenroom/archives/2012/11/25/bill-whittle-why-dont-republicans-commit-to-their-own-story/

    • http://twitter.com/jbjdjbjd jbjd

      I had no idea who this was… but I absolutely believe if Romney had fashioned the answers to his critics as is suggested in this video, he would be President today.

  • getfitnow

    “If all the moderates who have been driven out of office by their own
    parties were to band together, they might actually have a voice in
    government.”
    ***********************
    Coffee Party
    No Labels
    ‘Nuf said.

  • Mike Monroe

    “I am NOT a Republican or a Democrat. I’m an Indy..”

    If you vote Republican you are a Republican. If you continually only bash one political party (Democrats) then you are a Republican. If you continually support only Republican policies, then you are a Republican. If you have absolutely nothing good to say about Obama ever on anything, then you are a Republican. You do not behave at all as an “Indy” whatever that means.

    You Steve are a “Republican”.

    “Seriously, if Romney/Paul had been the ticket, it would have robbed the Dems of the easy target of Paul Ryan, who I always thought was a mistake, a poor choice for running mate. People don’t want an intellectual dweeb for VP.”
    Ryan an “intellectual”. That is a joke. Maybe completely intellectually dishonest. Why did we not hear a word our of you about not liking Ryan before the election?

    Steve, you seem very confused…

    • DianaLC

      Yes, especially in those places where he won over 100 percent of the vote. :-)
      We all know that fraud has occurred in many elections in the past. It’s just that now most people take it for granted and think it’s o.k. It’s sort of like all the cheating for grades that DOES GO on in high schools and colleges around the country.
      We’ve lost our old values. So if that’s the country you want, you have it, you own it, it’s yours. Just have your guy quit with the blame Bush meme from here on out.

      • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

        Piss or get off the pot. Actually prove voter fraud or get over it.

        Oh yeah, some voter fraud was found in Iowa. A whopping 8 cases out of 1.5 million votes. That’s a whopping .00053% (seriously after that third zero you might as well call it completely zero).

        • DianaLC

          A bit touchy are we? See above.

          • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

            Still waiting for those dead people that voted for Obama during the 2008 primaries.

            • Hokma

              They also must have voted in 2012 as well which could account for over 100% of enrolled voters voting in some Dem districts

              • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

                You forget something kinda important.

                Nobody likes Romney, not even you guys. you just hate Obama more.

                So why is it so far fetched that in Dem districts Obama got 100%

                • Hokma

                  Pravda was right.

                • MG6

                  Actually, he got 179% of the vote in some areas. I believe more people voted than were registered. And some people went to vote and were told they had already voted via absentee ballot (which of course they denied).

            • DianaLC

              Nope, it was mostly CAUCUS fraud. People voting where they shouldn’t. We had evidence of a bus of high schoolers taken to a caucus to vote when they weren’t eligible. We had people being turned away who should have been allowed. We had to guard our older caucus attendees as they were the major target since they voted Hillary in larger numbers. We had even AA older folks being intimidated.
              There were over 2,000 complaints filed in Texas alone that the Party didn’t worry about. There were superdelegates bought and paid for, and the money transfer evidence was easy to get.
              I could go on, but your mind is closed.

              • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

                If you have all this evidence you can still bring it up.

                • KenoshaMarge

                  No one has to prove a fucking thing to you troll.

                  • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

                    You won’t because you can’t

                • DianaLC

                  It’s been available on the Net since ’08. People like you pretend it’s not true because it suits you. There are many here who have posted links over and over, but none of you are brave enough to really watch or read.

      • Mike Monroe

        “Yes, especially in those places where he won over 100 percent of the vote. :-)
        Keep living in your conspiracy bubble. What a joke!

        • DianaLC

          Keep your head buried in the sand. What purpose would it serve us to try to prove anything with Obama. We had all the mathematics, the videos, the interviews to prove O committed voter fraud and suppression during the primary in the caucus states during the ’08 primary. The DNC looked away. They also looked away as he bought superdelegate votes.
          Doing what it would take in each princinct requires massive amounts of money. Sorry, we don’t have Soros backing us with his machines.
          At this point, I’m willing to let the idiots in charge now of the federal government do their worst so the rest of you finally shut up.

          • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

            “…At this point, I’m willing to let the idiots in charge now of the federal government do their worst so the rest of you finally shut up….”

            Obama Derangement Syndrome Stage 5 officially confirmed.

            • DianaLC

              At least you can recognize it in yourself. :-)

            • Mike Monroe

              DianaLC developed ODS the day Obama won the election in 2008. She cannot stand that a young black man could be our President. A retired school teacher who lives off the public dime, who hates independent strong women, who hates unions, even though they got her everthing she has, and who likely hates the young people she taught. A bitter old retired person.

              • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ryan-Holley/550626733 Ryan Holley

                You make me sick. DianaLC made NO comment about race, yet you call her a racist. You trolls can’t get it through your thick skulls that Obama’s policies are what is atrocious, not the color of his skin.

                • scottymac54

                  No, Ryan, there IS racism here, and it DID play a part in this election (not in 2008, and I’m not saying it’s here, in this thread, or the original poster).
                  But this blog is NOT immune to it. IMHO, a post went up, featuring the “N word” in its title, and that apparently sent a message, intended or no, that it was “okay” for some to start slipping in more digs that made reference to Obama’s racial background, when there was little other grist for the mill.
                  In fairness, that’s human nature. I certainly wasn’t impervious to it all, when I commented here. And, Barky has been known to foolishly lapse into stereotypical behaviors. I’ve seen glimpses of him in public, almost delighting in provoking negative responses, and that’s unfortunate.
                  But, no, racism is alive and well, here….it started with reprehensible comments regarding Muslims, and went downhill to blacks, and “thugs”, from there.
                  It took me returning to my progressive roots to recognize what I’d missed earlier. My only regret, is that I allowed internet bullies to intimidate me, and didn’t speak up as strongly against it, as I should have.
                  It is, most definitely, a factor held against Barky here, even when he attempts to do good.

                  • Hokma

                    “IMHO”

                    See there is the problem. You’re a moron. It’s your legacy. But you just have a hard time dealing with it. So whatever you opinion is based on no education.

    • Dbb3

      Buckley once quipped Eisenhower wasn’t a Communist, he was a golfer in response to Robert Welch and the Birchers. Steve’s not a Republican, Mike, he’s an asshole, not mutually exclusive but not the same thing either.

      • DianaLC

        What kind of people try to rub people’s noses in the gound. Oh, I know, it’s the bullies the left likes to pretend they have programs for in the public schools, to prevent bullying from happening. Why aren’t you two out enjoying your “victory,” or should I say the results of your socialist thuggery? What? You won’t be happy until those of us who aren’t stupid–I can show you the results of several of my IQ tests–give up our ability to think for ourselves, as you have done?

        • KenoshaMarge

          What kind of “adult” people go to a blog where the majority of people have nothing in common with them just to say “nyah-nyah” like adolescents?

          If you can’t guess, take a look above at the two trolls who infest us with monotonous regularity.

          Not worth the attention they so obviously need.

          • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

            I think some of us are just trying to help some of you guys out of the bubble.

            • KenoshaMarge

              What absolute bullshit!

              • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

                You though Romney would win, but most importantly, you thought Obama would lose. They only way you could think that is because of the bubble.

                • KenoshaMarge

                  You haven’t a clue what I thought you stupid POS. I hoped Romney would win and I hoped there weren’t enough idiots like you to re-elect the cockroach in the White House.
                  Your bubble is the arrogance that makes you think you have the intellect to change anyone’s mind about anything.
                  Done with you. Not worth my time.

                  • http://themidnightsolution.blogspot.com LTMidnight

                    You’re going to need “those idiots” four years from now.

                • MG6

                  No, Obama cheated and THAT is nothing new! The only one in the bubble is you….. Pls stay there.

    • http://www.missmalevolent.com/ Miss Malevolent

      Eh, I voted for Kerry to keep Bush Jr. out in 2004. I voted for Romney (1st time voting for a Republican for President, ever) to keep Obama (Bush Jr the Sequel) out in 2012.

      I voted in 2000 for the Green Party

      In 2008 I didn’t vote for anyone as I was displeased with everyone.

      What does that make me? Oh that’s right, Independent. I vote for whomever the hell I want. Regardless of party affiliation and I WISH like Steve, there would’ve be a viable Third party, so you whack jobs on the left and right would finally be marginalized as you deserve.

      You’ve done nothing but destroy this nation for 60 years. And it’s time for a 3rd and better option.

      And as an Independent, I can also see through the utter bullshit of whacky leftists hand ringing over the state of the Republican party. You give less of a shit than I do about Republicans. So why sit here and lie about “you guys are going too far to the right, you should reign it in” What do you care? Seems if it was such a losing formula for them, you’d want more of it?

      I’ll tell you why you do this faux hand wringing. Obfuscation. This concern trolling, that’s only meant to continue to blur the lines between the parties. From my seat as an Independent, I see very little difference between Obama/Bush Jr. They are the same. You guys want to blur it further, to confuse further those who are wedded to party as it will breed more apathy and acceptance of the two party system.

      You think it means more votes for you. It really means more votes for them…elites in Washington, that are all too happy for you to do the heavy lifting for them. You sheep that carry water for your “team”.

      You’re too busy gloating about Bush Jr.s 4th term in office, you don’t see yourself for the patsy that you really are.

      But that’s okay 5 million fewer votes is a mandate, just like back in 2004 Bush had a mandate…and we see where that lead us as a country.

      • Mike Monroe

        There are no so-called “independents” on this hate site called NQ. Stop fooling yourselves. NQ and its pack of rabid followers have done nothing but hate Obama, hate the Democratic party, support every Republican and every Republican idea for more than 4 years now. That is not an “Independent” website. An “independent” would have more balance in their views and not blindly follow every Republican and trash every Democrat. Keep living in your Larry Johnson fed NQ bubble.

        • Hokma

          Pravda was right.

        • http://www.missmalevolent.com/ Miss Malevolent

          Hmm…I gave you my voting history with the exception of the last few years, I left off that I voted for Clinton twice, I’ve voted for Nader twice. But even without that you just went into an unhinged screed.

          Now, I can only believe that you went into this rant, because like most wacky far-leftists like yourself, you can’t argue facts put forth in front of you because you’re too wedded to the ideology that anyone that thinks different from you should be demonized, ostracized and marginalized.

          That’s all you did with this little rant is confirm for me how myopic your view point is, and I why I ran SCREAMING from the Democrats in 2008…you believe you are the center because you are batshit insane…when those who really do have centrist views, are trying to figure out where to go, because there is no cover with the Democrats or Republicans all of you are lying, fear mongers. You are the problem. You are why this country is suffering the many ills it has right now. And why it will continue to suffer, until those who are the thinkers can take over from you cult of personality types, we’re going to continue to swirl down the drain.

    • HARP2

      SO……you admit to being one of the idiots. Just wait until you find out how much your FREE healthcare will cost you……moron.

      • Mike Monroe

        Not sure who is getting free healthcare? Who is getting free healthcare? Help me out. More bubble BS talk from you.
        The ACA bills require that you buy insurance in the private market in exchanges or that your employer provide you with private health insurance. Not sure where you are getting this “free” from? Nobody is getting “free” healthcare in Massachuetts, which the ACA bills are modelled off of and the cost to impliment the MASS plan has been less than 1% of the entire MASS state budget. More bubble dishonest fear-mongering from you? Again, show me in the ACA bills where exactly it says anyone is getting free healthcare?

        • Hokma

          When employers stop providing employees with private health insurance and private health insurance can no longer stay in business because of a lack of revenue, then what will be the only health provider left standing?

          No, this is not at all like the Mass health insurance.

          • Mike Monroe

            The ACA bills set up a healthcare system that is almost entirely like what is no in Massachusetts. It was based on the MASS system. Tell me how it is different?

            There has been no significant dropping of employees from health insurance by companies in MASS and there were no significant number of business (if any) in MASS that were under any more distress because of healthcare reform.

            Why don’t you actually provide some proof of anything you say instead of regurgitating right-wing BS that is not proven and is just fear-mongering?

            Businesses under 50 employees are entire exempt from the ACA bills. That represents about +70% of businesses and 96% of small business have less than 50 employees. Nothing changes for businesses that are already providing health insurance to their employees, which is about +80% of businesses. There are actually very few businesses in America where anything will actually change under the ACA bills.

            In fact there are tax credits in the ACA bills which will help small businesses and the competitive exchanges being set-up will also help business to more easily shop around for better plans.

            http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2012/09/10/bisc0910.htm

            • Hokma

              “The ACA bills set up a healthcare system that is almost entirely the same as currently in place in Massachusetts. ”

              Obamacare does not set up anything. It is up to the states to set them up themselves which most states are struggling with because of the finances (or lack there of) and the Obamacare requirements.

              You obviously don’t read anything but left wing garbage. Major employers are dropping their health coverage inb favor of paying the fines (which is a loit less money). You will fnd more and more doing that.

              Private insurers have already been dropping plans knowing that they will be losing large numbers of people in favor of public healthcare.

              You read about tax credits but what about costs?

              Finally, the AMA is about the worst source for information. They claim to have about 34% of physicians as members which is false. In reality they have less than 20%. They are a rapid left wing organization that lost credibility a long time ago and particularly during the fight over Obamacare which over 80% of physicians oppose.

              • MG6

                Right on! And well stated…..

              • Mike Monroe

                So Obamacare is not responsible for setting up the changes to the healthcare system that it mandates? Bullshit. The reforms mandate that the states set-up certain aspects of the laws like the exchanges, but if they chose not to then the Federal government will set them up and run them for the States. The Federal government is entirely responsible for all other parts of the reform outside of the exchanges, which they may ultimately set-up for those Republican states that drag their ass.

                Can you give me any actual concrete examples of any employers who have dropped employees because of a bill that has not even be implimented yet? Complete BS from you.

                “Private insurers have already been dropping plans knowing that they will be losing large numbers of people in favor of public healthcare.”
                What a completely bullshit statement. First there is no “public healthcare” other than Medicare and Medicaid. Where is the “public healthcare” you say there is? Second private insurers will be gaining about 30 million additional customers under the ACA bills.
                Again, so are so full of shit. You have no clue about Obamacare. You are just complaining for the sake of complaining.
                Show me a credible poll that says 80% of Doctors oppose Obamacare? Show it to me…?!

                • Hokma

                  Do you even read what you write? Apparently not.

                  You said: “The ACA bills set up a healthcare system.” The I said: “Obamacare does not set up anything.” To which you responded, “The reforms mandate that the states set-up” which is what I said.

                  “Can you give me any actual concrete examples of any employers who have dropped employees because of a bill that has not even be implimented yet?”

                  No I will not. If you’re entire body of knowledge is the left wing google searches and Stink Progress blogs then you missed the miriad of stories from companies already stating that they will as well as studies on just how many will. I will also not provide you with poll after poll of doctors opposed to this crap law. Find them yourself or stay stupid..

                  And here is the difference between a societal leach like you and an employer of 113 people like me. Starting 2 years ago Blue Cross was already dropping plans in anticipation of Obamacare as well as the regulatory mandates of Obamacare.

                  “First there is no “public healthcare” other than Medicare”

                  Once again give the moron a prize. Where the hell do you think Obamacare is intended and designed to end up?

                  As far as knowing about Obamacare, I know more about it than Obama as well as all Democrabs in D.C.

                  Now stop wasting space here if you have zero knowledge of anything.

                  As I said, Pravda was right and you are proof of that.

            • MG6

              Do you have any idea the debt Mass is carrying? My insurance went up! I have a 500 deductible that I never had before! I have to pay out of pocket for my Mamo and other test. Which, I might add I never had to do before!
              And you are wrong! Companies have decided to push people either into PT positions to avoid Obamacare or to move them toward NHS or close shop and move out of town.
              Read this…
              http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/19-11-2012/122849-obama_soviet_mistake-0/

              • Mike Monroe

                MASS debt has nothing to do with the healthcare system that Romney set-up. It contributed nothing to their debt. Your healthcare deductible also has nothing to do with the healthcare system that Romney set-up.

                • MG6

                  Yeeeaaaahhhhh…….riiiigghtttttt……..
                  BTW, what Romney wanted and what the Dem house along with Sen. Kennedy came up with were two different things.

          • MG6

            Obama lied when he said the NHS would not affect our choice to remain on our health insurance.

            • Hokma

              Pravda was right when it said that Obama got re-elected by illiterates.

        • HARP2

          Employer Mandate Tax(Jan 2014)

          Surtax on Investment Income ($123 billion/Jan. 2013)

          Excise Tax on Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans($32 bil/Jan 2018)

          Hike in Medicare Payroll Tax($86.8 bil/Jan 2013)

          Medicine Cabinet Tax($5 bil/Jan 2011

          HSA Withdrawal Tax Hike($1.4 bil/Jan 2011)

          Flexible Spending Account Cap – aka“Special Needs Kids Tax”($13 bil/Jan 2013)

          Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers($20 bil/Jan 2013)

          Raise “Haircut” for Medical Itemized Deduction from 7.5% to 10% of AGI($15.2 bil/Jan 2013

          Elimination of tax deduction for employer-provided retirement Rx drug coverage in coordination with Medicare Part D($4.5 bil/Jan 2013)

          Tax on Health Insurers($60.1 bil/Jan 2014)

          $500,000 Annual Executive Compensation Limit for Health Insurance Executives($0.6 bil/Jan 2013

          Pick anyone you like moron.

          • Mike Monroe

            You are the moron. Those bullet points you quote from who knows where do not give anyone free healthcare. Again, show me the passage in the ACA bills which say that anyone is getting free healthcare. You are so opposed to something that you clearly know nothing about. Typical of an ignorant Tea Party person like yourself. I liked it better when you had your Tea Party flag up next to your name.

            • Hokma

              Pravda was right.

            • HARP2

              If I know nothing about it, then it will be a surprise to the 45 people I have to let go because of this and other useless commie regulations.
              YOU are the one with the rose colored glasses on my friend. Probably from getting your news from the usual ignorant sources.

              • Mike Monroe

                A quick question. You claim to run a business and let go people. So how many people do you employ and are you currently providing health insurance to them?

                I thought you said you already laid people off. So you are laying people off now because of Obamacare, which does not even kick in until 2014? That does not make any sense.

                Sounds like you really do not know how to run a business.

                • scottymac54

                  We need to start fostering and supporting the right kind of small businesses, not the type that regard their longtime employees as chattel, and are unwilling to hold up their responsibilities as employers of choice.
                  Under a strong single-payer healthcare system, these wouldn’t even be issues under which people like Harp could use, as political weapon (a huge reason, why they are against it).

                  • Hokma

                    Spoken like a true communist.

                    Pravda was right.

                  • HARP2

                    Piss off……..You know absolutely nothing about me nor do I wish to know anything about you.

                    • scottymac54

                      Wasn’t addressing you, miltard.
                      Go play in Dearborn, in the racist hate parades you enjoy so much.

                • HARP2

                  Considering I built my business starting 25 years ago, I think I do know how to run it. My employees were good workers and were paid generously and had a handsome benefit package.

                  Considering my age and the regulation climate the best course for me was to shut the doors and within the next month my equipment will be auctioned off.

                  Now there is some small satisfaction in knowing that a few of them thought like you and the rest of the takers. Well now they can TAKE the bus down to the unemployment office and I hope you meet them there.

              • scottymac54

                “Regulators” happen to be falling all over themselves, giving even more extensions, deferrals, and other undeserved “gimmes”, precisely to prevent jobs being lost, and bottom lines being acutely affected.
                If you’re having to close your business, it’s your own damn mismanagement of funds, and a failure to look forward.
                I’ll bet, you planned to hedge your bets by “retiring”, ran a loss for a few years to further minimize your tax obligations, and were so certain of Mitt Romney’s getting in, and getting more “givebacks”, LOL!
                I’m not worried. America needs more sustainable, modern businesses, and American workers need solid businesses they can count on, to work at, and to patronize.
                The obvious way to do this is to cut only foolish spending judiciously, let the Bush tax cuts expire, and then look to reverse the Reagan tax cuts, so we can reindustrialize, grow our commercial base, and watch the economy fly through the roof, in unprecendented fashion….
                Of course, the Republicans will pull every political trick imaginable, to obstruct any possible attempt at (gasp!) success…
                And they (you) will OWN it. For my lifetime.

                • Hokma

                  Hey maggot muncher. You’re living proof that Snow White and Dopey had sex. Did they really have to burn down the school to get you out of fourth grade?

                • HARP2

                  YOU are a fucking idiot and prove with every post that you don`t have the faintest idea how to run a business.

                  I`m sure that your inadequacies are the reason for your little boy attitude.

                  GET SOME HELP.

                  • scottymac54

                    “…you don`t have the faintest idea how to run a business…”
                    And, you do.
                    And, you’re LAYING OFF PEOPLE…
                    Exactly the sort of sub-con pretzel logic that’s been holding back the American worker for the last thirty years…
                    You’ll gladly embrace the most laissez-fair type of “free market” capitalism….as long as you can socialize your losses.
                    At the expense of the rest of us.
                    While voting for a failed party with a fixed political agenda.
                    You’re getting exactly what you deserve.

                    • HARP2

                      Keep fucking paying moron….sooner or later you `ll get the drift.

                      In the mean time I`m going to enjoy my retirement, watching fools like you pay down the debt.

                    • scottymac54

                      Perhaps until your second year out, on April 15, you will…
                      From that point on, your quality of life will continue to deterioriate, because a quiet panic will set in, as you realize that God may not give you that merciful end, a quick death.
                      The years will pass, your physical condition and morale will continue to plummet, as your closest loved ones predecease you, and you realize you can never adequately plan for an elongated, never-expected period as a geriatric, increasingly dependent upon total strangers for the most rudimentary of care.
                      Once strong, powerful, and able to fend for yourself, you will, for the first time in your life, become a victim of violent crime.
                      You are shocked by the rapidity of America’s shifting demographics. You will feel yourself a stranger, surrounded by completely alien, unfamiliar beings, who have no use for your particular code of morals, much less any interest to approach you in your native tongue….
                      That cold frosty one, with the Sunday afternoon game, will be replaced by planning your life around your next bowel movement, your next blood pressure pill, your next cold, stale compromise of your daily meal. You will experience painful, itchy boils and eruptions on parts of your body, not kept sufficiently hygienic, by the showers you know longer have the energy or drive, to drag yourself to.
                      And, YOUR probable fate, becomes my cautionary tale, because the bottom line is, take nothing for granted, and keep your own care to yourself, for as long as you able.
                      The debt? It will have been paid down years earlier. Those tax cuts you so fought for, Grover Norquist and all, for the better part of thirty years, were what caused the debt spike to begin with.
                      Once the Bush tax cuts expire (a fait accompli) and we work to rescind the Reagan tax cuts, we’ll experience such an epic growth, of unprecendented proportions,
                      we’ll have so much money, we won’t be able to close our safes, at night!
                      Except you, of course. You’ll be lying awake at night, living alone in your own sick dream.
                      Because, you RETIRED, when you did.
                      Do you get why, I say, by all means, retire?
                      Because your loss is my gain. And your gain, is the only thing that has prevented gains on my end, regardless of the worthiness of whatever you produced.

            • HARP2

              Flag this.

            • scottymac54

              Exactly! These people who can afford to self-insure against every eventuality, have absolutely no solutions to America’s lack of a viable healthcare system, because they don’t believe we should have one in the first place!
              They don’t understand how modern medicine is supposed to work, and they certainly do not believe in equal access to it.

            • scottymac54

              It’s like “Papa John”, king of shitty pizza, who has the temerity to whine about healthcare costs.
              Then, it is revealed, he has to cough up a nickel, per pizza.
              One fucking nickel.
              Who in their right mind supports such people?

              • Hokma

                If ignorance is bliss, you must be the happiest person on earth