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knee jerk July 3, 2014 at 07:27 pm
No, Igor: If it comes out of their mouths it is the truth. You on the other hand have to proveRead More everything you say. At least that's the way it seemed when I last did jury duty. Hypocrisy.
Igor July 4, 2014 at 05:27 pm
Last time I had jury duty, the judge giving the instructions told us that when listening toRead More testimony, the police testimony holds no more credence than the average citizen. If you fight a ticket, guess who the judge is going to believe?
knee jerk July 4, 2014 at 07:58 pm
My point exactly.
George Soros was the impetus behind the founding of the Democratic Alliance, reports Watchdog.org.
Porter gladstone May 13, 2014 at 01:34 pm
voice--you have never heard of quantitative easing yet you call other people idiots? Other peopleRead More lost? Look it up--then claim that you are an expert on it or something. hahah... gotta love these dolts who simply regurgitate "that's fox news" as though its gotta be false. Talk about brainwashed programmed dopes. Voice you are out of it.
kk May 13, 2014 at 03:27 pm
According to William A. Niskanen, one of the architects of Reaganomics, "Reagan delivered onRead More each of his four major policy objectives, although not to the extent that he and his supporters had hoped", and notes that the most substantial change was in the tax code, where the top marginal individual income tax rate fell from 70.1% to 28.4%, and there was a "major reversal in the tax treatment of business income", with effect of "reducing the tax bias among types of investment but increasing the average effective tax rate on new investment". Roger Porter, another architect of the program, acknowledges that the program was weakened by the many hands that changed the President's calculus, such as Congress.[2][21] President Reagan, has remained popular as an antitax hero despite raising taxes eleven times over the course of his presidency, all in the name of fiscal responsibility.[22] Reagan ultimately raised taxes more times than he cut them.[23] According to Paul Krugman, "Over all, the 1982 tax increase undid about a third of the 1981 cut; as a share of GDP, the increase was substantially larger than Mr. Clinton's 1993 tax increase."[10] According to historian and domestic policy adviser Bruce Bartlett, Reagan's tax increases over the course of his presidency took back half of the 1981 tax cut. Though since the Reagan tax reductions, top marginal tax rates have remained lower than at any point in US history since 1931, when the top marginal rate was raised from 25% to 63%. [24]
Gary May 13, 2014 at 04:21 pm
It's not the number of times that count, it's the size of the resulting cuts, and txes dropped underRead More Reagan, and economy boomed. Reagan's tax increases were part of a deal with Democrats to reduce spending. The taxes went up but the spending cuts never occurred. Just like Reagan's amnesty was supposed to be tied to border enforcement. Reagan's two biggest mistakes involved trusting Democrats to hold up their end of the deal. Those of us who remember that will never be fooled again.
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WompBomp June 13, 2014 at 03:18 pm
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T as in Truth June 13, 2014 at 09:37 pm
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Tass Kandle June 20, 2014 at 09:56 am
They can put fruity/marshmallow flavors in vodka ( product that is KNOWN to kill people) but not inRead More e-cigarettes, a product that I believe saved my life? Sorry but you can pull my cappuccino flavor loaded vape pen from my cold dead lips.
Becky June 20, 2014 at 12:44 pm
Extremely good point, Tass Kandle. Makes me wonder about their real motivation.
Jerry Schmidt June 20, 2014 at 01:58 pm
motivation...."Total control"
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WMS826 May 5, 2014 at 03:18 pm
Democrat equals communist these days.
Frank W. Chupka May 6, 2014 at 12:24 am
more liberal vomit. they twist the facts to suit themselves. gun violence? what's that? I ownRead More guns and they NEVER get violent.
John Tips May 6, 2014 at 09:15 am
The bottom line - gun free zones are great for criminals who already don't care about laws!
Jon Daniel, angry young man, and Jim Ardis, mayor of Peoria. (The mayor's photo is on the right, if you couldn't tell.)
Bob April 25, 2014 at 09:48 am
and Voice...you call this punk kid a "hero" for impersonating a public official...smokingRead More dope? The real "hero's" are overseas fighting, bleeding and dying for us.....like i said.....you're an idiot....
terrydjackson May 14, 2014 at 04:17 am
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dixon-bruce June 13, 2014 at 11:26 am
Let's get to the point. What Jon Daniel tweeted was not true parody (or impersonation) at all.Read More Political parody should mimic the target's personality and actions, not present unrealistic scenarios that bear no resemblance to his behavior. For an example of true parody, see the Onion's current take-off of Eric Cantor. What Daniel did was nasty and unimaginative.
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S McGowan January 7, 2014 at 07:34 am
The recent cold is simply WINTER. Every 20 or 30 years, you get one of these extreme drops in theRead More jet stream, which allows this kind of arctic cold to dip down into the US, instead of staying up in Canada as it normally would. Having said that, anyone who believes that Climate Change does not exist - is denying the world as we have know it for eons. Climate Change is what caused tropical forests in the Middle East to be replaced by the sands of today. This gave us oil. The same Climate Change caused the temperate forests of the Mid West, to be replaced by the farmlands you see today. This eventually gave up Coal and Natural Gas. The geography of the United States was spulpted by Climate Change - called the Ice Age. With Chicago at one time burried under hundreds of feet of ice. Climate Change is what caused us at one time to have a land bridge between Asia and Alaska, which is now under the Berring Strait. Climate Change is real. It always has been. It always will be. The REAL QUESTION is, how much if any is being caused by Man. What if anything can we do to lessen our influence on it. What MUST we do to deal with the consequenses of Climate Change - even if it is 100% natural. Those who like to laugh and joke about Climate Change - such as those all over the internet who are laughing at an Ice Breaker being stuck in the Antarctic ice in the Summer - are doing themselves and the world a disservice by making a joke of this. We need to find out what is happening. And determine what effect it will have on our world. We may not be responsible for the chagnes - just as those on the right claim. But even if it is not your fault - are you going to put your head in the sand and wait for the rising waters to cover you up? Or should you find out what exactly is happening and make plans to deal with it. After all all you Climate Change denyers. Man did not cause the Ice Age; but after this last week of frigid cold - are you really willing to chance 100 years of that kind of cold without making plans to deal with it? Or are you willing to go through the droughts of last year, without making any plans to deal with them?
S McGowan January 7, 2014 at 07:40 am
One last thought - nearly every Climate Change model predicts that you will have Colder Winter -Read More Warmer Summers - More extreme swings in weather - stronger storms with more tornados and thunder storms. All this is predicted as the Climate Changes. Again - this could all be being caused by natural events - the sun, volcanos etc. But even if it is natural in its source, do you think we should make no plans to deal with the results?
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Terri Booher October 14, 2013 at 11:54 am
Get a broker
Sonny Pondrom October 16, 2013 at 10:37 am
Thanks for showing the differences. The old way seems too concerned about your previous conditions.Read More The new way is slow now, but will be mach faster because most people will be registered by December. I have Medicare. The wait is non-existent.
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