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Comment Re:ya, the IRS site is up and running (Score 1) 565

No, the founders gave the majority of power to the states wich was required to have a republic form of government. It gave a sizable portion of the power to the representatiives which are directly elected but the founders never envisioned this all encompassing type of federal government we see today.

Comment Re:Fucking idiots (Score 1) 1532

I have no sense of humor when it comes to outright distortion of the truth comparing something to the worst of the worst criminals.

Eould you have an issue if i all the sudden said you were likee a child molestervbecause you purchased dome candy and i didn't agree with it?

Comment Re:ya, the IRS site is up and running (Score 3, Insightful) 565

It might help if you understood how the government works before throwing stones at it. It is written into law which parts of government stay open and which close. Claiming some arbitrary website staying open won't cost the government much is entirely beside the point. Yes, you say, but then the law are not very good. Yes, I say, but no matter how you sliced it, some things you think are inessential are considered essential to others and vice versa. Hence we have legislators write them for us because having 300 million people *helping* to write laws is silly.

Ah. So it's political grandstanding written into law.

Amazingly large difference there. {rolls eyes}

Comment Re:Comparative sacrifice (Score 1) 273

Malala gets this one hands-down. Both made very important statements we must pay attention to, but a fucking headshot beats hanging out in a Russian airport IMHO.

I disagree, strongly. Have you actually listened to her speeches? Sample:

"If you want to see peace in Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan; if you want to end the war; to fight against the war; then instead of sending guns send books,â

Riiiiiiiiiiight. The only reason she's so popular is because she's a harmless photo-op for politicians who are sitting around doing noting. While everyone is happy to talk about little girls not getting to go to school because the Taliban blew up their school, nobody seems interested in the widespread murders of civilian boys and men, or conscription.

Most people think there's this massive imbalance in literacy rates. It's about 9%, between men and women.

That's unfortunate, but it hardly compares to the mass worldwide surveillance and conspiracies - or the courage required to acquire all those documents, leave your life behind, and kick a world power in the teeth.

Comment Re:Fucking idiots (Score 1) 1532

This might be true. It certainly wss what i was thinking.

Interestingly, I have heard stories that they placed barracades around the WWII monument and a few others in washington. Evidently a WWII vet saw it and tore it down and started taking people to see it. I need to verify it as i haven't seen it in print yet.

Comment Re:The Blame Game (Score 1) 1532

According to cnn, ohio's average premium will rise 42 percent. Pbs reported that the premiums in Indiana will jump 72 percent. I don't think that is spread over 10 years either. I'm traveling until friday and have to use my phone for internet access or i would paste some links and try to average them out.

I guess most of the exchanges caught fir and kicked puppies today so it might be a little while before we have some fresh numbers.

Comment Re:The Blame Game (Score 1) 1532

As for the "train wreck"You sir do not know what you are talking about.None of what you say is true.Which makes your chosen name appropriate.Obamacare didn't cost jobs, employers did.Obamacare didnt cause cuts in hours, employers did.Obamacare didnt cause hiring freezes, or lost coverage, employers did.Obamacare also does NOT cut medicaire.These are all republican lies.

and the sun doesn't rise and set because of the rotation of the earth, it because the rooster calls to it.

They are claiming they are doing it because of obamacare. The reason they can do it is because of obamacare.

As for the "train wreck"

so you know it was a democrat that said it was a train wreck. Here is a hint that might help you from looking like a rabid idiot. Don't read more into what was posted then what was posted. Even if all the name calling you jumped to in the top of your post is true, the entie world understands tou still need to move up in order to be my equal. You post provs that much. Know go troll somewhere else.

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