“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
Many Trump supporters have lots of problems, and those deplorables are bringing those problems to us. They’re racists. They’re misogynists. They’re islamophobic. They're xenophobes and homophobes. And some, I assume, are good people.
U.S. exits GM stake, taxpayers lose $10.5 billion - NBC News.comThe Center for Automotive Research, an Ann Arbor, Mich., think tank, issued an updated report Monday saying that if the government hadn't intervened and GM went out of business, nearly 1.9 million jobs would have been lost in 2009 and 2010. Federal and state governments also would have lost $39.4 billion in tax revenue and payments made for unemployment benefits and food stamps, the study said.
Dutch Medal count Paralympics Rio 17 gold 19 silver 26 bronze
BLADE BABE STRIKES AGAIN!!!
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What a waste of money. This is a great example of squandering tax payer dollars and all we did really was to save Wall Street (union) jobs with fraudulent (bloated) mortgage backed securities (contracts) that will make the banks (GM) fail again. If the banks (GM) had been allowed to go bankrupt and these mortgage backed securities (contracts) could have been renegotiated so that the economy (company) stood a long term chance of surviving and us tax payers would not be trillions (10 billion) in the hole.
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d 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.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)