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Posts by i_robot73

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  • In the haunted face of Chelsea Clinton, we see the turmoil Weinstein has inflicted on[tr]

    10/17/2017 8:16:33 AM PDT · 50 of 54
    i_robot73 to cgbg; GrandJediMasterYoda

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    She reminds me of the daughter in Godfather III—hard lessons to be learned the hard way.
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    R-I-G-H-T, the ‘hard way’. There’s NOTHING in her life that Foundation $$ won’t cure.

    At the worst, she and the family will have to ‘down-size’ to the $5M condo off Central Park /s

  • Donald Trump: Wall Funding Will Be Part of DACA Deal with Democrats

    10/17/2017 5:57:13 AM PDT · 21 of 35
    i_robot73 to .45 Long Colt; Sir Napsalot

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    He’s going to trade something he never seriously believed he could get done—deporting Dreamers—for something he really wants—the wall. It’s a brilliant deal if he can make it happen.
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    Whoa, boy, what a cop-out! “Believes he could get done”? It’s his FRIGGIN JOB to enforce the Law of the Land (IE: find & deport).

    If that’s something he’s unwilling to do, he’s in the wrong office.

  • Donald Trump: Wall Funding Will Be Part of DACA Deal with Democrats

    10/17/2017 5:46:53 AM PDT · 20 of 35
    i_robot73 to Sir Napsalot

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    Never been called a NeverTrumper before, thanks a lot, pal.

    As you said, Dems will never agree to fund the wall, but what makes you so sure that they will agree to end the chain migration (stop at just the dreamers but not the ‘parents and other illegals’)?

    You are dreaming.
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    The (R) knee-pad brigade is out in full force (”We’re building the wall” *Yeah!* “’Dreamers get to stay” *Yeah, we got the wall!* “Well, the (D) back-stabbed, so no wall, but Dreamers stay” *Poo! Well, we’ll got for the other 1/2-loaf....later*.).

    Don’t worry, FRiend, all sides have their zealots. We should continue to show their duplicity/hypocrisy. Maybe they’ll come up for air enough to listen (doubtful).

  • Trump, McConnell say they want tax bill passed this year and quash talk of a rocky relationship

    10/17/2017 5:37:30 AM PDT · 59 of 61
    i_robot73 to DoughtyOne; livius; All

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    Have either of them given us acceptable:

    Clean Obamacare repeal
    Defunding of Planned Parenthood
    Border wall funding
    Cutting off of services and direct payments for illegal aliens
    DACA repeal
    Tax cut plan, restructuring simplification

    Neither of them is worth a damn.

    Both of them trashed Trump when he was running.

    They are both GOPe men.

    They are worthless to us.

    They have had nine months now.

    Where are the investigations of the Clinton Crime Family?

    They start off from the outset investigating Trump.

    These two are gaming you and the rest of us.

    It’s our human nature to give them a break. They haven’t shown one bit of a hing they want to give us one.

    I have no used for either one.

    Ryan is a smarmy little know it all. He’s too clever by half, and thinks he’s really fooling everyone. He isn’t.

    McConnell is not about to let a man who has been in Washington, mere months show him how it’s done.

    These are two enemies of our nation.

    They have not only blocked everything they could, it was the job of these two to lay out their own plans, work with Trump, and get things done.

    We could have had everything I listed above done by now.

    E V E R Y T H I N G !

    We got nothing!
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    Was not the repeal of O’Care *THE* proof anyone needed?

    6+ yrs of “Repeal! Repeal!” and passing bills w/ NO chance of becoming Law. But, when the (R) gain majority, “Well, we have to go back to square 1...It’s got to be re-written....”.

    Amazing the bills they can pull from their drawer when it advances Fedzilla (no debate, never read and QUICK to passage), but to revive a show-boat bill\one that would actually restore, in some small way, Federalism?? Takes the 2nd Coming.

    Really wish we had a Sunshine Law at the federal level. Damn tired of back-room bills, written by big-$. Any/all meetings pertaining to govt action: open to the public, or jail time.

  • Obamacare Tax to Raise Premiums in 2018, Cost $270 Billion Over Next Decade

    10/16/2017 9:09:35 AM PDT · 14 of 16
    i_robot73 to Vigilanteman; Bonemaker; All

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    Congress imposed a moratorium on collecting these taxes in 2017, but that moratorium will end the beginning of 2018.

    So what’s to stop a vote from extending this moratorium? Other than McCain and Collins?
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    IIRC, isn’t it the way that taxes & cut are codified?

    Raises in taxes are automatic and never need to voted upon again.

    Cuts are *always* X amount of time before they need be extended or allowed to expire.

    IOW, all $$ belongs to govt

  • Once promised paradise, IS fighters end up in mass graves

    10/16/2017 8:52:22 AM PDT · 97 of 99
    i_robot73 to Balding_Eagle; FreedomStar3028

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    Trump did’t have much to do with their demise.

    What an ignorant statement.

    Do you really think they would be dead under a President Hillary?

    They are dead because of Trump.
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    IMO, ignorant only to believe we were the only interests in that theater.

    Putin was taking care of biz long before Jan. Personally, I still haven’t heard/read the ROE re-write (supposing they were)....still, I don’t see the U.S. wanting to actually WIN this ‘war’

  • Georgia cheerleaders to protest anthem in stadium tunnel

    10/16/2017 6:29:33 AM PDT · 45 of 71
    i_robot73 to Bon of Babble

    Yes, now if only the TAXPAYERs (Peter) weren’t being robbed to, as the pols say, ‘invest’ (pay Paul), I couldn’t care less...

  • Georgia cheerleaders to protest anthem in stadium tunnel

    10/16/2017 6:24:22 AM PDT · 39 of 71
    i_robot73 to Tenacious 1

    Well, if you’re expecting the (R)NC to, some how some day, gain the ability to ‘enlighten’ such people, I’m afraid you’ll have to go it alone.

    The (R)NC can’t keep to the same page (IE: ‘small govt’ and Constitution) while voting for blank checks\PP\NEA\TARP\NCLB\DHS\etc.

    At least the (D) have ONE message that they stick to: sticking it to the People and ruling as overlords. But, they are consistent and have more in their camp that the rest!

  • Watch as Berkeley firefighters arrived in Santa Rosa, stunned by scope of Tubbs Fire

    10/15/2017 5:29:12 PM PDT · 46 of 131
    i_robot73 to Mamzelle; ImJustAnotherOkie

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    Ain’t that the truth. And left wing extremists just know what’s best for all of us.
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    Social engineering with central planning and each and EVERY one of ‘em will be shielded by their govt position\power.

  • Aiding Transgender Case, Sessions Defies His Image on Civil Rights

    10/15/2017 5:24:59 PM PDT · 16 of 55
    i_robot73 to mrsmith; NRx

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    I think he did this because it was a case requiring expertise that the locals didn’t have.
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    You mean the locality had never had a MURDER before? Or maybe a shrink to explain the mentally deceased?

    Else, sounds like another elevated class\special protection(s).

    Course, STILL no word from Rip Van Sessions on his ‘jump on the case’ from NC, so ‘long ago’...

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    You know- what someone concerned about justice would do.
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    Well, there’s your problem: conflating govt\DOJ\FBI w/ justice.

  • Coach who forced cheerleaders into splits will not be charged with a crime

    10/15/2017 5:01:01 PM PDT · 9 of 42
    i_robot73 to sparklite2

    The descent into lawlessness is/will be swift...

  • One executive order cancels another

    10/15/2017 10:10:53 AM PDT · 37 of 52
    i_robot73 to grania

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    I must be missing something. Can’t everyone agree that the only way to restore Constitutional law in terms of legislation is to cancel ALL of Obama’s illegal EOs? Then, DC pols can go the legal way....either pass laws about those issues, or not.
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    Ha! Why stop @ Zero’s Presidency? Were EOs Constitutional prior (hint: only when they pertained to the Executive and didn’t attempt to re-write Law or skirt the same).

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    It seems a big part of the problem is that the Legislative Branch of DC gov got lazy and dysfunctional during Obama’s presidency.
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    Judiciary, Legislative and State govt were ALL complacent and complicit

  • One executive order cancels another

    10/15/2017 10:07:14 AM PDT · 36 of 52
    i_robot73 to CivilWarBrewing

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    Anyone who knows that only the House appropriates funding knew Obama’s subsidies were illegal.

    Obama also allegedly robbed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage giants to fund Obamacare, in addition to robbing Medicare of $700 BILLION, and God knows what else.
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    That like the criminal complaining to the cops someone stole his loot?

    They are ALL *ILLEGAL*. So what matters the right pocket pays the left?

  • One executive order cancels another

    10/15/2017 10:06:06 AM PDT · 35 of 52
    i_robot73 to trebb; rktman

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    Now that’s just weird. Having to write an EO to cancel an EO that wasn’t constitutional in the first place.
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    Yep - a sad reality. Reminds me of a few years ago when our feckless “representatives” wanted to pass a Bill saying they would enforce the laws against sanctuary cities.

    Trump only has to do this because the Congress aided and abetted Obama’s illegal power grabs and there needs to be someone with the balls to put his foot down and say, “No more - not on my watch”

    Every time President Trump cancels an illegal EO with one of his own, he convicts the GOPe RINOs as much as he does Obama.
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    Don’t mince words, FRiends. We haven’t been a Republic, let alone a Constitutional one, for some time. So why sweat it?

    - EOs w/ the force of law
    - bureaucracy (illegal abdication) writing rules/regs w/ the force of law
    - judicial usurpation

    And each branch giving the next a reach-around while they raid the Treasury, trample our Rights and sell-out our Sovereignty.

    Who says crime doesn’t pay...

  • Tax Amnesia and How to Fix It

    10/15/2017 8:41:24 AM PDT · 13 of 13
    i_robot73 to wita; taxcontrol

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    That would not be in accordance with State Sovereignty. Reverse the deal as far as States paying themselves first. Then what is left over the Fed gets. Some states will have a degree of difficulty paying the government as their population can barely afford the State Government, but their Sovereignty will be preserved.
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    Concur, but I would take that down to the personal level as well (me & mine before govt at ANY level).

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    A better method IMHO would be to use the Lord’s tax, tithing. Everyone pays ten percent to their individual one of fifty states. Then each State pays ten percent of that to the Fed.
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    10% of *what*? Their income (doesn’t cover everyone, still economic slavery)? Wealth (more govt camel nose)?

    Sorry, but Fair Tax is the way to go (completely voluntary, EVERYONE skin-in-game).

  • Tax Amnesia and How to Fix It

    10/15/2017 8:36:43 AM PDT · 12 of 13
    i_robot73 to PeterPrinciple; WWII_Historian

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    I have repeated this often. Getting rid of the inheritance tax is revenue enhancement. What you inherit then will now be subject to income tax when you sell it. Right now the large amount is exempt and gets a stepped up basis in the estate and when I sell it, I pay no income tax.
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    As if the 2x+ govt taxation is *better*...

    Damn, can we NOT get a straight Fair Tax (no prebate, and lower than 22% [govt doesn’t need revenue-neutral, it needs to tighten its BELT]...say 10%) and be done w/ the social engineering and blatant theft?

  • Parents Are Apalled As Miami Cheerleaders STRUT Onto Field (Video)

    10/14/2017 5:16:42 PM PDT · 46 of 106
    i_robot73 to goodnesswins; ForYourChildren

    >What Hollywood has wrought...

    Sorry, FRiend, this is what 100yrs+ of *FREE* publik edjukation and (R)\(C) ‘poo-poo’ing’\lesser-of-two the Leftist takeover of the culture has wrought. Hollywood is merely a piece of said destruction.

    Why do I even doubt the coach will get a reprimand. Prob. no condemnation from the principal (Heaven forbid!). I suspect, as another had posted, it’s another ‘shrug shoulder’ moment as the community swirls the drain.

  • Mob cheers on rape, killing of woman who served ‘forbidden fish’

    10/14/2017 5:01:18 PM PDT · 54 of 65
    i_robot73 to blam; SkyPilot

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    “The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693. The trials resulted in the executions of twenty people, fourteen of them women, and all but one by hanging. Five others (including two infant children) died in prison.”
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    Hell of a year...300 yrs ago.

    Here, on the other hand, the ‘cradle of civilization’...*Millennia* later, up to today, that never got out of the cradle.

    But great apples-to-oranges story ya got there.

  • It Would Take A 50% Hike in Income Tax to Fund Our Current Deficit

    10/14/2017 1:18:18 PM PDT · 15 of 22
    i_robot73 to CodeToad; SeekAndFind; All

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    We can only pay it off by cutting spending. NOTHING in the constitution calls for welfare. Those are Taxation Without Representation.
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    Correct, but there IS quite a few things in the Constitution that make welfare ILLEGAL: A1S8, 5th, 13th (outside of the 9th/10th for the ‘State level’ crowd)

    Only ONE sentence in the whole thing worth a hill of beans: “If any normal company tried to use accounting like the US Congress does, the SEC would rightly declare it fraudulent and shut it down immediately.”

    Yet, here we have “(C)” pontificating on how to make these illegal/unconstitutional programs of theft and economic servitude ‘solvent’ (though I concur *NOBODY* should pay $0%...EVER. Nobody DOESN’T utilize the govt, ever, so everyone should have skin in the game.).

  • Dementia treatment: First new Alzheimer’s drug for years on horizon - and it may be CURE

    10/14/2017 1:01:40 PM PDT · 10 of 27
    i_robot73 to SeekAndFind

    And, what, another drug available across the planet for AGES...but not FDA ‘approved’ (aka palms greased) to be had on our soil?