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dirtbag

climber
Dec 5, 2012 - 07:24pm PT
REPUBS HAVE FAILED


This too.
Gary

Social climber
Right outside of Delacroix
Dec 5, 2012 - 07:34pm PT
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Dec 5, 2012 - 07:55pm PT
your money wisely spent?



The above film clip is not a “behind the scenes” of the latest Dawn of the Dead straight-to-DVD ripoff. It is the actual footage of first responder seminar in San Diego, California. The Department of Homeland Security deemed the event an allowable expense, enabling participants to use federal grant funding to pay to go.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/your-federal-tax-dollars-are-being-used-to-prepare-for-the-zombie-apocalypse/article/2515142#.UMAWtHeumdw

But Barry needs more of your money.



Gary

Social climber
Right outside of Delacroix
Dec 5, 2012 - 08:01pm PT
Republican voters certainly have nothing to fear from brain eating zombies.
jghedge

climber
Dec 5, 2012 - 08:19pm PT
"I just saw Mitt Romney shopping at Vons."

"All he bought was a bottle."

He's taking Hillary's advice

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jghedge

climber
Dec 5, 2012 - 09:15pm PT
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Riley Wyna

Trad climber
A crack near you
Dec 6, 2012 - 12:55am PT
TGT - you didn't read your entire link again......
Lol

You need to stop making it so easy for us...

The Zombies demonstration was not paid for with public funds...
It was part of a three day disaster training seminar...and it was for fun...

Some EMTs were allowed to use public training funds to a attend the three days of training..
Which or course is a very normal thing as anybody with say 22 years of EMS training would know...say me for example...
Not a big deal especially considering The Military wastes billions on such stuff as part of their bloated budget...


If you would just read what you post...you really wouldn't be so dumb....I'm sure of it..
jghedge

climber
Dec 6, 2012 - 07:50am PT

Defense CEO's Want Their Taxes Raised, Military Spending Cut - Repub Economic Ideology Disintegrating Due To Inconvenient Factual Reality

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/top-two-percent-tax_n_2245596.html


WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans' opposition to any tax rate hike on the top two percent of earners shows few signs of letting up as the debate wears on. But the beneficiaries of that opposition, the nation's wealthiest executives, have themselves begun opening up to the possibility of a rate hike.

On Tuesday, FedEx Chairman and CEO Fred Smith, an adviser to Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign, said that the notion that tax hikes on the richest Americans would kill jobs was simply "mythology."

And on Monday, a gathering of the nation's top defense executives took a surprising turn when they endorsed tax rate increases on the wealthy and cuts of up to $150 billion to the Pentagon's budget. Top executives from Northrop Grumman, Pratt & Whitney, TASC and RTI International Metals appeared at the National Press Club at an event organized by the Aerospace Industries Association, the top defense contractor lobbyist.

David Langstaff, CEO of TASC, said that the executives were speaking out because so far leaders of the defense industry were "talking a good game, but are still unwilling to park short-term self-interest." After the event, he told a defense reporter for Politico that tax rates need to go up.

“In the near term, [income tax rates] need to go up some,” Langstaff said. "This is a fairness issue -- there needs to be recognition that we’re not collecting enough revenue. In the last decade we’ve fought two wars without raising taxes. So I think it does need to go up.”

David Hess, head of Pratt & Whitney, said his parent company, United Technologies Corp, believed personal income tax rates should be on the table; Dawne Hickton, CEO of RTI, said he would back a rate hike if it led to a deal.

The CEOs join other high-profile executives who are willing to chip in more. Following a meeting with President Barack Obama last week at the White House, executives emerged to endorse higher rates. "There needs to be some revenue element to this, and [Obama] started with rates," said Joe Echeverria, CEO of Deloitte LLP. "And he started with rates on what we would define [as] the upper two percent … that we have to pay our fair share. And I think everybody was in agreement with that notion."

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, who was also at the meeting, said in a statement that a deal "will require a compromise involving an increase in both tax rates and revenue."

Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein, meanwhile, told CNN after the meeting that "if we had to lift up the marginal rate, I would do that."





Repubs Have Failed.






bookworm

Social climber
Falls Church, VA
Dec 6, 2012 - 09:17am PT
oh, the irony...


http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/12/06/texas-burglary-suspect-calls-11-on-homeowner-with-gun/
Skeptimistic

Mountain climber
La Mancha
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:22am PT
Wow! Sooo ironic! Pretty sure whatever point you're trying to make points out the stupidity of progressives/President Obama (god- I love saying President Obama!)

Keep up your vigilance! Here's a free forehead sticker you can use in case you lost the last one:

L
The Warbler

climber
the edge of America
Dec 6, 2012 - 02:19pm PT
This kook is really asking for it:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/06/debt-ceiling-mitch-mcconnell_n_2251515.html

"WASHINGTON -- A move to embarrass Democrats backfired on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday as the Kentucky Republican proposed a vote on raising the nation's debt ceiling -- then filibustered it when the Democrats tried to take him up on the offer."


I say do whatever it takes to enact filibuster reform, ASAP, and force these conservative a-holes to explain their twisted thinking on the Senate floor for days with cameras rolling every time they filibuster.

Like Vampires faced with the light of day, they'll cower back into their coffins.

This is a far more important issue than the Fiscal Cliff on Bullshit Mountain.

Bring Mitch The Bitch McConnell to his knees.

Time to go for the throat


KO the guy, Harry!
Hawkeye

climber
State of Mine
Dec 6, 2012 - 02:37pm PT
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Hawkeye

climber
State of Mine
Dec 6, 2012 - 02:49pm PT
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jghedge

climber
Dec 6, 2012 - 02:52pm PT
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Wade Icey

Trad climber
www.alohashirtrescue.com
Dec 6, 2012 - 02:54pm PT
A true patriot..

why is it not surprising that your world view is defined by cartoons...
The Warbler

climber
the edge of America
Dec 6, 2012 - 03:06pm PT
So Hawkeye,

If Harry Reid enacts filibuster reform, which side will be the dumb and incompetent one?


Hawkeye

climber
State of Mine
Dec 6, 2012 - 03:37pm PT


Tables turned on filibuster reform

Washington Post editorial



In the spring of 2005, Senate Democrats were in an uproar. Republicans, infuriated over what they perceived as the Democratic minority’s abuses of the filibuster to block judicial nominees, were threatening to deploy the so-called nuclear option: changing the filibuster rules by a simple majority vote, rather than requiring the 67 ordinarily required for a rules change.

“The current Senate majority intends to do what the majority in the Senate has often done – use its constitutional authority ... to reform Senate procedure by a simple majority vote,” Majority Whip Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said at the time.

If Republicans resorted to such a drastic move, warned then-Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., “the majority should not expect to receive cooperation from the minority in the conduct of Senate business.”

In the end, the explosion was defused, with an agreement not to filibuster judges except in extraordinary circumstances.

Now, the tables are turned. Democrats are in the majority and chafing at Republican abuse of the filibuster. What was once a sparingly used tactic has become almost routine. The number of cloture motions filed to end debate, a rough measure of the number of filibusters, rose from 68 in the 109th Congress to 139 in the 110th and 110 in the current, 112th.

And Reid, now majority leader, is threatening, when the new Congress convenes next year, to deploy the nuclear option he once decried. McConnell, now minority leader, took preemptively to the Senate floor to denounce “this majoritarian power grab” he once called routine. When it comes to the filibuster, consistency has never been either party’s strong point.

As we said seven years ago, the filibuster has been abused and is in need of reform. As we also said, using the nuclear option is the wrong way to achieve those changes. The changes to the filibuster Reid is contemplating are rather restrained; if anything, they would go not far enough. These include eliminating the minority’s ability to filibuster the motion to proceed to legislation.

pot meets kettle....

edit:

here is the link

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20121206/EDIT05/312069978/1147/EDIT07



Hawkeye

climber
State of Mine
Dec 6, 2012 - 03:40pm PT
warbler,

dumb and incompetent are words that best describe how all the politicians are behaving in dc. i hold teh president to a higher standard than i do most of them and thats why in exhibiting leadership as it pertains to the fiscal cliff negotiations obama has been a failure.
Dr. F.

Ice climber
SoCal
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 6, 2012 - 03:43pm PT
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Hawkeye

climber
State of Mine
Dec 6, 2012 - 03:51pm PT
good one Dr F. i liked it.

hope all the unemployed twinkie workers can find jobs.
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