| Political Talk|| re: Mike Rowe; telling all kids they need college is bad advice - ironsides on 3/9/14 at 10:29 am|
[quote]You don't need a college degree or even a average IQ to make a lot of money if you know how to work.[/quote]
Absolutely true. Not to mention the fact that some people go into debt to get a degree where after they start working they would have been better off in both the short and long term...
| Political Talk|| re: Andrew Wilkow's epic opening monologue impromptu CPAC rant. - ironsides on 3/8/14 at 9:49 am|
[quote]You've long supported extremist buffoons like Pelosi, Weiner, Grayson, Durbin, Reid, Shultz, etc. That support has led to Obamacare, IRS stalking and targeting conservatives, Political "moderators" openly tossing presidential debates without ramification, incompetence leading to the murder of...
| Political Talk|| re: Chris Christie "comeback". - ironsides on 3/7/14 at 7:47 am|
Too late now. Homeboy had his chance but ruined it with his love of big government and corruption. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Huffpo Insanity: Min wage should have reached $21.72 an hour - ironsides on 3/7/14 at 7:18 am|
[quote]BULL shite...it has nothing to do with work ethic...[/quote]
If it ain't work ethic then it sure as shite is drive and determination. If you can't do better than a min wage job after working one for a year and building new skills than you aren't trying.
[quote]because who the frick can tel...
| Political Talk|| re: Obamacare Signup Numbers... Predictable - ironsides on 3/6/14 at 3:59 pm|
[quote]5% of the previously uninsured have made a payment of some kind[/quote]
While you could extrapolate this from the results, the truth is you don't really know if the previously uninsured population (presumably less affluent and less likely to make a payment) is the same as the general popul...
| Political Talk|| re: If Romney Were President, How Would He Be Handling... - ironsides on 3/6/14 at 8:47 am|
[quote]If Romney had gotten elected and then started selectively EOing delays in the ACA, the shite storm would be unimaginable.[/quote]
Wasn't his platform a complete repeal of the ACA?...
| Political Talk|| re: MSNBC is angry over a new Florida tax - ironsides on 3/5/14 at 5:00 pm|
[quote]Otherwise they are just highlighting one business expense and making a politial statement about it. [/quote]
I disagree. The consumer knows that to operate a business you need to have expenses. What the consumer doesn't know are all of the hidden taxes. It would be interesting to see. Gaso...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama blocking IRS probe - ironsides on 3/5/14 at 3:39 pm|
[quote]So what recourse do they have then exactly? I'm afraid Issa has misrepresented what they actually have......or he's done a shitty job of trying to obtain the data. This case has set a terrible precedent for future investigations.[/quote]
The recourse the government has? To release all of ...
| Political Talk|| re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - ironsides on 3/5/14 at 3:15 pm|
[quote]Third, as numerous emails demonstrating Lerner's indepth knowledge of IRS Targeting establish her claims the process was limited to Cincinnati as unadulterated lies, her testimony is criminating.[/quote]
The emails that we know about, but what about the ones they are hiding from the invest...
| Political Talk|| re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - ironsides on 3/5/14 at 3:14 pm|
[quote]The problem is that she did offer incriminating testimony[/quote]
[quote]Her statement included much more than just the denial. [/quote]
[quote]Your case doesn't apply to the Lerner statement. [/quote]
What I don't understand about those defending the IRS is their sta...
| Political Talk|| re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - ironsides on 3/5/14 at 2:43 pm|
[quote]She did not testify to any "criminating" facts [/quote]
No shit, she plead the 5th. Immediately after declaring innocence.
| Political Talk|| re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - ironsides on 3/5/14 at 2:32 pm|
[quote]I didn't say she's probably doing anything. I said it's another valid reason for invoking the Fifth Amendment. [/quote]
Ok, it's a valid reason. But you have to admit that anyone invoking teh Fifth Amendment is by default, hiding something.
[quote]I think it's very telling that the ...
| Political Talk|| re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - ironsides on 3/5/14 at 2:22 pm|
[quote]The fact of the matter is, we have no idea what she is refusing to testify about, but her lawyer has clearly advised her not to do so.[/quote]
So you're saying she's probably just hiding a misdemeanor equivalent to jaywalking and that this is all just a misunderstanding? :lol:
| Political Talk|| re: Obama blocking IRS probe - ironsides on 3/5/14 at 2:13 pm|
[quote]One thing that has stuck out (to me anyway) is the constant talk of this mysterious damning "evidence". By Issa's tone when she kept pleading the 5th, I'm starting to think they don't anything on anyone - just all smoke. If he did, he would say "Ok, no problem" and proceed with the next ste...
| Political Talk|| re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - ironsides on 3/5/14 at 2:09 pm|
[quote]The emails obtained by Judicial Watch all involved public information from what I recall. If it wasn't a crime then it's not a crime now.[/quote]
What about the emails that haven't been obtained? What does OFA tell you to post here about those? :lol: ...
| Political Talk|| re: What is the driving force behind the fiscal liberal mindset? - ironsides on 3/4/14 at 6:49 am|
In your list of socialist countries, how many could afford to be socialist if the US had a similar sized military and we weren't protecting them? How many of them propose covering every illegal immigrant that comes into their country?
Break your leg in Calgary and tell me if the bill you get fro...
| Political Talk|| re: Let's Turn the Clock Back to 2012; Who Here Would Still Vote for Obama? - ironsides on 3/3/14 at 10:30 pm|
Ladies ladies.... What in the frick does race have to do with it? This is a dumpster fire of a presidency no matter what race - equal opportunity...
| Political Talk|| re: Is de Blasio the new David Dinkins? - ironsides on 3/3/14 at 3:01 pm|
[quote]If Weiner didn't repeatedly screw up he could have been a good candidate[/quote]
I think texting your johnson once is enough of a screw up. He didn't need "repeatedly" to mess it up. He wasn't that effective in congress anyways, more of an attack dog.
That's what I was saying, the only...
| Political Talk|| re: Is de Blasio the new David Dinkins? - ironsides on 3/3/14 at 1:59 pm|
[quote]On the local news the other night, people were outraged over this and they are same people that voted for him. Stupid fricks get what they deserve. DeBlasio got something like 75% of the vote. [/quote]
To be fair to my NYC peeps (just moved out in the fall) the competition were Christine Q...
| Political Talk|| re: VW won't build another plant in the south due to anti-union sentiment - ironsides on 3/3/14 at 1:24 pm|
[quote]I just don't understand why the conservative right hates the American worker[/quote]
I just don't understand why you think that the conservative right wing hates the american worker. I fully support a workers' right to better their lot by expanding their skills and switching jobs, by havin...
| Political Talk|| re: Is de Blasio the new David Dinkins? - ironsides on 3/3/14 at 1:14 pm|
No, DeBlasio is the new DeBlasio. NYC has never had a mayor that was this downright antagonistic towards the tax base.
Dinkins was an idiot, DeBlasio is malevolent. They will, I'm afraid, achieve the same ends.
All Dinkins wanted to do was play tennis and enjoy photo ops. He didn't want to g...
| Political Talk|| re: Anyone notice that Russia is not just expanding in Europe? Cuba also... - ironsides on 3/3/14 at 12:50 pm|
[quote]Are we really concerned that Russia/Cuba is going to invade us? We shouldn't get hyped up over this. [/quote]
You're probably right. No reason to be worried at all. Now that the elections are over, Obama has more flexibility to make deals with Russia and they are actually our friend.
| Political Talk|| re: 4,000 "Undocumented immigrants" enrolled in Oregon health care - ironsides on 3/3/14 at 12:26 pm|
Begs an even larger question: of the uninsured # we keep hearing about, what percent are here legally? Is it significant or insignificant?
What is stopping a flood of people coming to our country to receive better healthcare for free? That would clearly be an unsustainable model........
| Political Talk|| re: VW won't build another plant in the south due to anti-union sentiment - ironsides on 3/3/14 at 9:29 am|
Apples and oranges? You are conflating topics that aren't related and posted a misleading title.
Your lies still don't change the fact that unions were voted out of Tennessee because the workers would make less after union dues.
| Political Talk|| re: Darrell Issa: Lois Lerner to Testify - ironsides on 3/2/14 at 10:42 am|
[quote]Posted by EZE Tiger Fan Nothing will come of this, and it will continue to get worse as the IRS expands due to Obamacare. Those who are victims will continue to be called kooks and racists. Pretty soon, the media will have shaped the narrative and have the public believe these people "deser...
| Political Talk|| re: What is the driving force behind the fiscal liberal mindset? - ironsides on 3/2/14 at 7:37 am|
Better question: why does he hate math and statistics so much? Or job growth? ...
| Political Talk|| re: What is the driving force behind the fiscal liberal mindset? - ironsides on 3/1/14 at 10:10 am|
That BBC study is horse shite. Comparing tax rates on one set of people that are likely beginning their careers. I can tell you that my tax rate was over to 45% all inclusive of all government payments when I lived in NYC.
I would ask you to really understand our nations finances and ask yoursel...
| Political Talk|| re: Daily Show obliterates opposition to state level Medicade expansion - ironsides on 3/1/14 at 8:48 am|
Healthcare challenges and government payors that already account for 35+% of the system are far too complex to be argued in the daily shows format. ...
| Political Talk|| re: What is the driving force behind the fiscal liberal mindset? - ironsides on 3/1/14 at 8:39 am|
Many of the liberals are wealthy and it's easier to demonize the upper middle class and appease the poor by redistributing the upper middle class wealth to the poor. The poor win and the wealthy protect their wealth so they win as well.
| Political Talk|| re: Flashback- where's candy now? - ironsides on 3/1/14 at 5:52 am|
Doesn't matter the American public that voted for him didn't care. Let them all get what they voted for: unemployment and a shittier standard of living but heterosexually challenged couples can buy cakes. Marie antionette is that you?