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

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    Same question to you.


    What would you have a person do in that situation?
    What situation is that. I see a person lying in a bed.
    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
    What situation is that. I see a person lying in a bed.
    Good for you.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    Great a bake sale
    Is there anything that a bureaucrat in D.C. shouldn't provide you? So much whining and so little action on your part

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Is there anything that a bureaucrat in D.C. shouldn't provide you? So much whining and so little action on your part
    People in that situation don't give a rat's ass about your ideological platitudes.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    People in that situation don't give a rat's ass about your ideological platitudes.
    No but people in that position always bitch and whine about what they don't have instead of taking personal responsiblity when they had a chance but chose not to handle personal responsiblity issues earlier in life. Sounds a lot like those invincable 20 somethings that chose not to buy insurance.

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

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    No but people in that position always bitch and whine about what they don't have instead of taking personal responsiblity when they had a chance but chose not to handle personal responsiblity issues earlier in life. Sounds a lot like those invincable 20 somethings that chose not to buy insurance.
    They could have gotten sick, lost their job, lost their insurance.
    Illness goes way beyond personal responsibility.

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

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    They could have gotten sick, lost their job, lost their insurance.
    Illness goes way beyond personal responsibility.
    Yep, and that is what the local community is to handle not the Federal Govt. You don't know each individual situation regardless of what you believe but it is always easier for you to blame someone else and look to the big nanny state Federal Govt. to handle personal responsibility issues for you. Somehow you believe that a taxpayer in Idaho is responsible for your healthcare in TX.

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

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    Yep, and that is what the local community is to handle not the Federal Govt. You don't know each individual situation regardless of what you believe but it is always easier for you to blame someone else and look to the big nanny state Federal Govt. to handle personal responsibility issues for you. Somehow you believe that a taxpayer in Idaho is responsible for your healthcare in TX.
    And you advocating a nanny community, sheeesh.

    And I have not blamed any one for any thing.

    The fact is that catastrophic illness is catastrophic in more than one way.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    Good for you.
    Just make sure to get that death tax money off his corpse when your done eh?
    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 ksu_aviator View Post
    Why would that even been important? The question isn't how the money was gained, but whether the government should have the right to penalize people that haven't committed a crime.
    Let's try a logical exercise. Let us answer "no, the government should not have the right to penalize people that haven't committed a crime," and take your point as far as it can go. If , as you imply, taxation is a penalty, then no one, AT ALL should pay taxes. Except... criminals? Probably not a lot of revenue there...

    So... are you advocating an anarchist utopia with no public police, roads, sewers, etc? Or...
    are you advocating a system of prison-slave labor, since only criminals can be penalized by your proposed moral code?

    Either way, I'll pass.
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