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ruveyn
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06 Jan 2011, 5:30 pm

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Since wages have remained flat for a decade (see http://www.marketwatch.com/story/men-lo ... 2010-09-01 ) you seem to not be aware of reality.


American wages have been running flat since 1970, after adjustment for inflation is made.

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11 Jan 2011, 7:37 am

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/11/us/11 ... ml?_r=1&hp

It all begins in California. BTW they are cutting "$750 million cut from the agency that provides services to those with developmental disabilities." So even the autism community may end up screaming bloody murder.



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16 Feb 2011, 6:48 pm

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/17/us/17 ... ml?_r=1&hp

Government employees protesting raucously in a state generally regarded as progressive. What sort of order will there be if the government does not hold?



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16 Feb 2011, 10:06 pm

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/17/us/17wisconsin.html?_r=1&hp

Government employees protesting raucously in a state generally regarded as progressive. What sort of order will there be if the government does not hold?

Possibly your respect for the order provided by government derives from the conditioning you underwent living in Singapore. The government in many places and probably in Singapore as well frequently oversteps its benefits to the populace in demanding conformity to government demands. The basis of a good democracy lies in curbing government power when the bureaucrats get out of hand. The government is designed to serve the needs of the people and not vice versa and a bit of disorder initiated by improper government action is a very good sign.



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16 Feb 2011, 11:53 pm

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Stop trying to blame America for everything, if you had your way the Soviet Union would have been running the world and we would have seen mass tyranny on a global scale.

Anyways, the problem is the budget. We would be in a lot better shape without the massive debt. Question is, will the Democrats actually go along with Republicans in cutting spending or will they just stonewall for political purposes.



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17 Feb 2011, 12:24 am

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Stop trying to blame America for everything, if you had your way the Soviet Union would have been running the world and we would have seen mass tyranny on a global scale.

Anyways, the problem is the budget. We would be in a lot better shape without the massive debt. Question is, will the Democrats actually go along with Republicans in cutting spending or will they just stonewall for political purposes.


It is unfortunate that you have absolutely no grasp of the problems concerning debt and the national state of well being and a rational way to remedy the economic plunge.



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17 Feb 2011, 12:27 am

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Inuyasha wrote:
@ Liberals

Stop trying to blame America for everything, if you had your way the Soviet Union would have been running the world and we would have seen mass tyranny on a global scale.

Anyways, the problem is the budget. We would be in a lot better shape without the massive debt. Question is, will the Democrats actually go along with Republicans in cutting spending or will they just stonewall for political purposes.


It is unfortunate that you have absolutely no grasp of the problems concerning debt and the national state of well being and a rational way to remedy the economic plunge.


If I remember correctly you stated we should do away with defense spending and trust that everyone would suddenly be nice to each other. Sorry but the world doesn't work that way.



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17 Feb 2011, 12:30 am

Inuyasha wrote:
Sand wrote:
Inuyasha wrote:
@ Liberals

Stop trying to blame America for everything, if you had your way the Soviet Union would have been running the world and we would have seen mass tyranny on a global scale.

Anyways, the problem is the budget. We would be in a lot better shape without the massive debt. Question is, will the Democrats actually go along with Republicans in cutting spending or will they just stonewall for political purposes.


It is unfortunate that you have absolutely no grasp of the problems concerning debt and the national state of well being and a rational way to remedy the economic plunge.


If I remember correctly you stated we should do away with defense spending and trust that everyone would suddenly be nice to each other. Sorry but the world doesn't work that way.


What the hell is the danger from the Iraqis who have been bombed back to the stone age and Afghanistan where billions are being shoved down the rat hole of corruption and the drug trade. You are living in a paranoid fantasy.



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17 Feb 2011, 12:37 am

Sand wrote:
Inuyasha wrote:
Sand wrote:
Inuyasha wrote:
@ Liberals

Stop trying to blame America for everything, if you had your way the Soviet Union would have been running the world and we would have seen mass tyranny on a global scale.

Anyways, the problem is the budget. We would be in a lot better shape without the massive debt. Question is, will the Democrats actually go along with Republicans in cutting spending or will they just stonewall for political purposes.


It is unfortunate that you have absolutely no grasp of the problems concerning debt and the national state of well being and a rational way to remedy the economic plunge.


If I remember correctly you stated we should do away with defense spending and trust that everyone would suddenly be nice to each other. Sorry but the world doesn't work that way.


What the hell is the danger from the Iraqis who have been bombed back to the stone age and Afghanistan where billions are being shoved down the rat hole of corruption and the drug trade. You are living in a paranoid fantasy.


Uh try Russia which is starting to look like it wants to invade a few countries. Then there is North Korea and Iran (the latter has a nutcase running the country). Also part of the reason why no one in their right mind is going to attack us is because they know our military can knock them back to the stone age.

Also your statement about Iraq isn't entirely true. There are parts of Iraq that are doing rather well, particularly the Kurdish Regions. Furthermore, it looks more and more like Iraq will be standing on its own. Afghanistan, you are correct it is a mess, but I actually think Iraq will be a success story.



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17 Feb 2011, 12:41 am

Inuyasha wrote:
Sand wrote:
Inuyasha wrote:
Sand wrote:
Inuyasha wrote:
@ Liberals

Stop trying to blame America for everything, if you had your way the Soviet Union would have been running the world and we would have seen mass tyranny on a global scale.

Anyways, the problem is the budget. We would be in a lot better shape without the massive debt. Question is, will the Democrats actually go along with Republicans in cutting spending or will they just stonewall for political purposes.


It is unfortunate that you have absolutely no grasp of the problems concerning debt and the national state of well being and a rational way to remedy the economic plunge.


If I remember correctly you stated we should do away with defense spending and trust that everyone would suddenly be nice to each other. Sorry but the world doesn't work that way.


What the hell is the danger from the Iraqis who have been bombed back to the stone age and Afghanistan where billions are being shoved down the rat hole of corruption and the drug trade. You are living in a paranoid fantasy.


Your disposition for dreaming up nightmares is typical of the brainwashed American public. You're sick.

Uh try Russia which is starting to look like it wants to invade a few countries. Then there is North Korea and Iran (the latter has a nutcase running the country). Also part of the reason why no one in their right mind is going to attack us is because they know our military can knock them back to the stone age.

Also your statement about Iraq isn't entirely true. There are parts of Iraq that are doing rather well, particularly the Kurdish Regions. Furthermore, it looks more and more like Iraq will be standing on its own. Afghanistan, you are correct it is a mess, but I actually think Iraq will be a success story.



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17 Feb 2011, 2:40 pm

@ Sand

If you are going to quote me don't put in words I never said.



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17 Feb 2011, 3:30 pm

From cairo to wisconsin brah. government shutdown 2011, getcha pull! :pig:


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17 Feb 2011, 3:32 pm

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From cairo to wisconsin brah. government shutdown 2011, getcha pull! :pig:


http://nation.foxnews.com/tim-geithner/ ... bamanomics

Looks like Obama submitted a budget that would lead us to ruin.



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17 Feb 2011, 3:36 pm

Uh, well alright. things are going to get UGLY, and possibly a little dangerous if the government shuts down

politically obama will play it to his atvantage and the public will turn on the republicans in the next election


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17 Feb 2011, 3:54 pm

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Uh, well alright. things are going to get UGLY, and possibly a little dangerous if the government shuts down

politically obama will play it to his atvantage and the public will turn on the republicans in the next election


Doubtful, really nobody in their right mind trusts the mainstream media anymore ever since Tuscon, Arizona.