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Re: October surprise?

 by eponymous ¦  Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:28 am ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: October surprise? ¦  Replies: 50 ¦  Views: 2961

Adams wrote:What a sad state of affairs when a candidate can run on a stoopid 5 point plan that fails to identify any specifics
I'd say they are a touch more specific than say....um...umm... Hope and Change...yeah that's it...Hope and Change.....

Re: Dems use Russian warships in Veteran tribute

 by eponymous ¦  Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:23 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Dems use Russian warships in Veteran tribute ¦  Replies: 38 ¦  Views: 2532

canook wrote:Mission Accomplished!
миссия законченный

Re: Are you better off than you were four years ago?

 by eponymous ¦  Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:22 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Are you better off than you were four years ago? ¦  Replies: 59 ¦  Views: 4066

I'm better off - mostly because I took a risk and put in the extra time to build something from scratch. I take 100% of the credit for my success. It wouldn't matter to me who had won the last election. I don't rely on any political party to make my bones and I've done okay so far. That said, I have...

Re: Are you better off than you were four years ago?

 by eponymous ¦  Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:26 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Are you better off than you were four years ago? ¦  Replies: 59 ¦  Views: 4066

Mattb wrote:There's some nuance to it, if you really want to get into the weeds, but that's the overarching answer.
Matt:

That statement is frickin' literary gold. Can I use that at some point and act like its my own?

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Think we'll hear this on Chris Mathews any time soon?

 by eponymous ¦  Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:53 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Think we'll hear this on Chris Mathews any time soon? ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 805

He's pretty good at calling people dog whistling racists. This right here is blatant. But of course we know when you say "Chicago" that is far more racist than using the term "negrohood". I'm sure he'll cover this for days and apply it across the entire democrat party platform. http://www.sheepshead...

Re: Ryan....

 by eponymous ¦  Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:42 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Ryan.... ¦  Replies: 100 ¦  Views: 6018

Jon: Not to oversimplify this, but it cost me $2,153 to give him the $2,000. And your company won't owe income tax on the $2000 come April 15. Or are you saying your company's tax rate is 0%? No. My company's tax year is Jan 1 to Dec 31 and I pay quarterly so I won't owe anything on the $2,000 come...

Re: Crist to speak at Dem convention.

 by eponymous ¦  Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:59 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Crist to speak at Dem convention. ¦  Replies: 24 ¦  Views: 1988

my guess is he was parodying the left when they blamed the path of Katrina on the Halliburton hurricane machine

Re: Ryan....

 by eponymous ¦  Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:14 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Ryan.... ¦  Replies: 100 ¦  Views: 6018

Jon: Not to oversimplify this, but it cost me $2,153 to give him the $2,000.

Rusty: Normally I'd say "get bent", but I kinda feel bad for you. It must really suck to to be so angry and envious all the time.

Re: Ryan....

 by eponymous ¦  Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:13 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Ryan.... ¦  Replies: 100 ¦  Views: 6018

Epon, couldnt you have just flipped the ways you gave him the two quantities and cut the gov't's take by about 90%? too bad Romney doesn't work for you, he'd pay less than $300 on that $two grand gift.[/size] Heh, nice. Nope. The gov't would get their cut either way. I'd have to take it as salary t...

Re: Ryan....

 by eponymous ¦  Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:46 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Ryan.... ¦  Replies: 100 ¦  Views: 6018

many years ago I had a jr position in this technical services company, and was invited to a client dinner up in SF. one of our bigger accounts had their big suit out looking at properties. we're walking around the wharf after dinner, a panhandler presents himself. the big suit says "well, I'd like ...

Re: Ryan....

 by eponymous ¦  Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:26 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Ryan.... ¦  Replies: 100 ¦  Views: 6018

I must have missed the part where you explained how an extra $450/yr is going to leave you hungry and how the Clinton tax rates delayed your financial independence by 5(?) years. Two or three things - then you can explain to me why I should pay even more than my already (not-so-)fair share: I make ...

Re: Ryan....

 by eponymous ¦  Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:29 pm ¦  Forum: Politics ¦  Topic: Ryan.... ¦  Replies: 100 ¦  Views: 6018

the two are not mutually exclusive. don't make it like allowing someone who is rich to keep a dollar they already earned means that some poor fellow has to pay another dollar into the system to cover it. especially when for the most part they don't pay into it in the first place. how about we fix it...

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