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Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Aug 25, 2014 - 08:06am PT
For those that missed Daisy 1:

I remember that one. Strange they only ran it one time. I saw LBJ at the airport in Evansville, Ind.


Aug 25, 2014 - 09:53am PT
LBJ turned out to be little nutty too.

Trad climber
Aug 25, 2014 - 07:51pm PT
Republicans make things up.
A report conducted by the department of Veterans Affairs’ office of inspector general found no evidence to support the claim 40 veterans died as a result of delays at a veterans medical center in Phoenix. A letter from the new Veterans Affairs secretary Robert A. McDonald to the inspector general, stated “O.I.G. was unable to conclusively assert that the absence of timely quality care caused the deaths of these veterans.” The allegations over the deaths led to a national scandal that resulted in the resignation of former Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki and a $15 billion federal overhaul of the VA medical system. “I’m relieved that they didn’t attribute deaths to delays in care, but it doesn’t excuse what was happening,” said deputy Veterans Affairs secretary Sloan D. Gibson. “It’s still patently clear there was misbehavior masking how long veterans were waiting for care.”

Somewhere out there
Aug 26, 2014 - 03:34pm PT
Too many jokes..... That's the republicans for ya...


Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Aug 26, 2014 - 06:16pm PT
America is sliding down a slippery slope and the only answer the Republicans can come up with is Sarah Palin or Mitch McConnell and more of the same Tea Bag Buffoonery...? We're in trouble...

Trad climber
Aug 27, 2014 - 06:11pm PT
Medicare's 10 year projected spending costs have dropped considerably.




Social climber
Aug 27, 2014 - 06:21pm PT
why do you vote for liars?

just what do you see in voting Republican?

habit, that's all

you can't defend a god damn thing

foreign policy, the economy, the business cycle, stock market performance

stupid sons of b!tches

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Aug 27, 2014 - 07:34pm PT
Republicans control the media and have perfected the art of brow- beating scared , mindless , angry Americans into believing that wasting billions bombing other countries is a bigger priority than investing tax dollars on basic necessities such as education , jobs with real wages , and neglected infrastructure projects ...The so-called fiscally conservative Republicans keep repeating the big lie that America can't afford to spend tax dollars on it's own people while feigning outrage over the growing deficit that their former leader George W. left us with...

Somewhere out there
Aug 27, 2014 - 07:58pm PT
foreign policy, the economy, the business cycle, stock market performance

stupid sons of b!tches

 frankly the only thing they (the reboobs) can claim responsibility for is the destruction of our liberties, and a much dirtier environment for the rest of us and... oh yeah... that economy thing...

rj - given the current US budget and all its programs... where spending happens and where it doesn't... what kind of government would you say we have here in the US?

Isn't the problems in Ferguson just a smaller scale mirror for reflecting the same problem of America in the World?
The cops/US military are over budgeted, have nothing else better to do than indiscriminately fire on the innocent without a trial.....

Not that its connected to what I writ... but it is connected with the thread because repubs do this more often than anybody else.

I ask "Is it morally good to always have everything skewed for your own benefit?"

These republican pieces of sh#t are true to form the worst of society.

Will any republicons get what I mean with this video?

 doubt it....

Why are there no republicans talking about this issue?

Some of America's top corporations are parking profits overseas and ducking hundreds of billions in taxes. And how's Congress responding? It's rewarding them for ripping us off
By Tim Dickinson | August 27, 2014

In July, the American pharmaceutical giant AbbVie, maker of the world's top-selling drug – the arthritis treatment Humira – reached a blockbuster deal to acquire European rival Shire, best known for the attention-deficit medication Adderall. The merger was cheered by Wall Street, not for what the deal will do to advance pharmaceutical science, but because it will empower the bigger firm, AbbVie, to renounce its U.S. citizenship.

Related Tea Party The Nonexistent Case for Never Raising Taxes
The Nonexistent Case for Never Raising Taxes

At $55 billion, the AbbVie deal is the largest in a cavalcade of corporate "inversions." A loophole in American tax law permits companies with just 20 percent foreign ownership to reincorporate abroad, which means that if a big U.S. firm acquires a smaller company located in a tax haven, it can then "invert" – that is, become a subsidiary of its foreign-based affiliate – and kiss a huge share of its IRS obligations goodbye.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-biggest-tax-scam-ever-20140827#ixzz3BjuAnVzP

I still contend that there is not a single repub who will take this on... though I concede that its possible no demi will either...

I really think we can solve the problem by nagging each other about who is right and who is wrong...

Trad climber
Aug 30, 2014 - 12:22pm PT
Credit: crankster
Ken M

Mountain climber
Los Angeles, Ca
Aug 31, 2014 - 08:40am PT
I had an interesting conversation yesterday with a friend who is an aeronautical engineer with a large airplane designer.

When the issue of fighters came up, they said that ALL fighter programs are total wastes at this point. We basically have not used fighters for any designed-for purpose in the last 10 years that we could not have done with drones, at FAR less cost, and no risk to pilots.

Even the air being used against ISIS (and I've not heard specified what exactly is being used), is probably drones.

There is no need for air-superiority fighters against ISIS, nor most opponents in the world.

A different engineering friend tells me that we will have supersonic armed drones available in about a year. Probably already do.
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