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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    Speaking of which, you know how Texas funds that rainy day fund? They tax oil and gas companies....
    Moved here from the Midwest 19 years ago and it was the best move I have ever made. Liberal jealousy is on full display

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    Speaking of which, you know how Texas funds that rainy day fund? They tax oil and gas companies....

    GASP!!! A TAX on oil and gas companies?Oooo, NO, surely not.
    The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Moved here from the Midwest 19 years ago and it was the best move I have ever made. Liberal jealousy is on full display

    Its a good thing you have medicare om because one in four Texans don't have any health insurance at all.
    The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    GASP!!! A TAX on oil and gas companies?Oooo, NO, surely not.
    Oil companies and gasoline taxes are the big government money makers.... surely the pro big government types know where their bread is buttered - no? Why do you think those oil company loopholes exist even when the Democrats who love demonizing the oil companies are in power? Federal excise tax, subsidy tax, state tax, transport tax, program subsidies, protection subsidies... Gasoline Tax Profits | FactCheck.org

    Funny post donc!! I'm in stitches!!
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Its a good thing you have medicare om because one in four Texans don't have any health insurance at all.
    Guess I am one of those that believes healthcare is a personal responsibility but you apparently believe it is an entitlement to be funded by the taxpayers

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Guess I am one of those that believes healthcare is a personal responsibility but you apparently believe it is an entitlement to be funded by the taxpayers
    I'm sure this slowly dying person agrees,NOT:

    nicholas_nixon_17.jpg

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Guess I am one of those that believes healthcare is a personal responsibility but you apparently believe it is an entitlement to be funded by the taxpayers
    I see it as a personal responsibility up to a point... but I want health insurance. What we have today is not health insurance it's a catch all payment plan. Insurance is for big stuff, emergencies, operations. Yes, regular check ups, got the flu, need a flu shot, gotta buy birth control that should all be on the individual to pay. Insurance is for the car accident, the heart operation, the big stuff. Our health care costs so damn much because it's not a health insurance plan anymore.
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    I'm sure this slowly dying person agrees,NOT:

    nicholas_nixon_17.jpg
    Woof... appeal to emotion ... overt even.
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Woof... appeal to emotion ... overt even.
    He should go out and get a job right?

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    I see it as a personal responsibility up to a point... but I want health insurance. What we have today is not health insurance it's a catch all payment plan. Insurance is for big stuff, emergencies, operations. Yes, regular check ups, got the flu, need a flu shot, gotta buy birth control that should all be on the individual to pay. Insurance is for the car accident, the heart operation, the big stuff. Our health care costs so damn much because it's not a health insurance plan anymore.
    No reason you can't get a high deductible plan, is there?

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