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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinKohler View Post
    I blame BOTH. Big business is WHY we have these regulations.

    So yeah, I support TAXING the very people who's meddling in our government resulted in the NEED to mess with taxes in the first place. You don't think the people who run the corporations that are largely the ones responsible for the lobbyists who have created this monster are POOR, do you?
    I think big business is an easy target for people who don't understand business. Businesses are in business to make a profit to pay themselves, their employees, and in the case of public traded corporations their shareholders. They are going to do whatever they can to influence politicians and rules/regulations but they don't vote. I don't blame big business like others because big business really isn't the problem, regulations and taxes hurt small businesses more than the big ones and those are the people really hurting. Where is the outrage over politicians on both sides of the aisle catering to big business and voting on their behalf? That is the problem with govt. today, career politicians not being held accountable for their votes and leadership that protects them by hiding their votes or legislation that wouldn't look favorable to them.

    Our Founders knew that power corrupts that is why we had a part time legislature. That is why we have a part time legislature in TX. You make the laws and go home and live under them. We also have term limits as do most states, why not the Federal Govt for Representatives and Senators? That would straighten out this country in a hurry.

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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by ludin View Post
    yep it was the government that was overseeing the selling and it was Freddie and fannie that were selling the bundled securities to investment banks.
    the fact that I know more about it than you do yea I am a genius.
    LOL.




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    Reports indicate that everyone knew he was hauling a bunch of guns up there. But, since you brought it up, there's something which should be illegal: guns that breakdown.

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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by ludin View Post
    you have done it so far this whole thing.
    it's not fair they have more. they should have it taken away yadda yadda yadda.

    same ol complaint of the 1%.

    they make more than me I work I should have everything they do. yadda yadda yadda.
    just go back and check your own posts.
    You're absolutely right. I'm just an idiot who couldn't see it. Well played, sir. I bow to your radiant genius. Have a good day.
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    Reports indicate that everyone knew he was hauling a bunch of guns up there. But, since you brought it up, there's something which should be illegal: guns that breakdown.

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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinKohler View Post
    Are you kidding? You sound like a low info voter, now.

    He balanced the budget by increasing TAXES, only, like Obama with the AHCA, he was shrewd enough to NOT call them taxes, lol.

    He didn't create jobs, because it's not the role of government to create jobs, REMEMBER? PEOPLE with business plans created jobs. He just HAPPENED to be governor during a time of largess, in a state that is a bit more free than others, in the NE. Lucky him?

    A smart business person? He's road on the coattails of others his entire life. He wouldn't know what to do with a can opener if it opened it's mouth and gave him instructions.
    Really, so BLS is wrong on MA? You don't think govt. policies influence job creation? The MA treasury is wrong on the balanced budget? He did what Reagan did, increased use taxes asking people who use the products and services to pay more for their use.

    Whether you like Romney or not is irrelevant, he had the experience that Obama still doesn't have today and that experience was ignored as Romney's resume was picked apart. I would take Romney in a heart beat over the incompetent we have there now

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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinKohler View Post
    Are you kidding? You sound like a low info voter, now.

    He balanced the budget by increasing TAXES, only, like Obama with the AHCA, he was shrewd enough to NOT call them taxes, lol.

    He didn't create jobs, because it's not the role of government to create jobs, REMEMBER? PEOPLE with business plans created jobs. He just HAPPENED to be governor during a time of largess, in a state that is a bit more free than others, in the NE. Lucky him?

    A smart business person? He's road on the coattails of others his entire life. He wouldn't know what to do with a can opener if it opened it's mouth and gave him instructions.
    Really, so BLS is wrong on MA? You don't think govt. policies influence job creation? The MA treasury is wrong on the balanced budget? He did what Reagan did, increased use taxes asking people who use the products and services to pay more for their use.

    Whether you like Romney or not is irrelevant, he had the experience that Obama still doesn't have today and that experience was ignored as Romney's resume was picked apart. I would take Romney in a heart beat over the incompetent we have there now

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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by Papa bull View Post
    So who gets these "services" that we, the taxpayers are going to fund under your idea? How do we decide which ones we're going to spend money on or do you just figure it should be a free-for-all for everyone that thinks it would be an interesting diversion to throw their hat in the ring? Services = money.
    Honestly, these are questions that I don't have answers to. Maybe someone smarter than me can come up with solid, viable answers.


    All I know is, money in politics has not served the american public, and it continues to get worse.
    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Reports indicate that everyone knew he was hauling a bunch of guns up there. But, since you brought it up, there's something which should be illegal: guns that breakdown.

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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinKohler View Post
    It was rich people that crashed the market. It was rich people that committed fraud, and passed off toxic mortgages off as USDA prime securities, which is what REALLY caused things to go down.
    It was actually the Democrats and more specifically the GSEs that created and or guaranteed all those toxic securities.

    And you should remember why it was done in the first place. It was massive and unprecedented Government intervention for the purpose of mandating " equality " and " fairness "

    It was fundamentally redistribution and boy did it backfire.

    All Progressive redistributive initiatives backfire.

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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    I think big business is an easy target for people who don't understand business. Businesses are in business to make a profit to pay themselves, their employees, and in the case of public traded corporations their shareholders. They are going to do whatever they can to influence politicians and rules/regulations but they don't vote. I don't blame big business like others because big business really isn't the problem, regulations and taxes hurt small businesses more than the big ones and those are the people really hurting. Where is the outrage over politicians on both sides of the aisle catering to big business and voting on their behalf? That is the problem with govt. today, career politicians not being held accountable for their votes and leadership that protects them by hiding their votes or legislation that wouldn't look favorable to them.

    Our Founders knew that power corrupts that is why we had a part time legislature. That is why we have a part time legislature in TX. You make the laws and go home and live under them. We also have term limits as do most states, why not the Federal Govt for Representatives and Senators? That would straighten out this country in a hurry.
    I'd love it, but again, how to make it happen by voting for candidates in the two party system...?
    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Reports indicate that everyone knew he was hauling a bunch of guns up there. But, since you brought it up, there's something which should be illegal: guns that breakdown.

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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Really, so BLS is wrong on MA? You don't think govt. policies influence job creation? The MA treasury is wrong on the balanced budget? He did what Reagan did, increased use taxes asking people who use the products and services to pay more for their use.

    Whether you like Romney or not is irrelevant, he had the experience that Obama still doesn't have today and that experience was ignored as Romney's resume was picked apart. I would take Romney in a heart beat over the incompetent we have there now
    And you would get the same result.



    As for governments creating jobs.....it's the CONSERVATIVE meme that it's not the role of government to create jobs...so when a CONSERVATIVES walks in applauding government for creating jobs....I laugh a little.
    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Reports indicate that everyone knew he was hauling a bunch of guns up there. But, since you brought it up, there's something which should be illegal: guns that breakdown.

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    Re: The 1% will own more than the 99% by 2016, report says

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinKohler View Post
    I'd love it, but again, how to make it happen by voting for candidates in the two party system...?
    TX has it right and see in this forum how TX is maligned and denigrated. TX legislators meet every two years, handle the state's business and then go home to live under the laws they created. there is a reason businesses and people are moving to TX. Too bad the rest of the nations and in particular the blue states still don't get it.

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