| Money Talk|| re: Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller warns of US stock market bubble - rcocke2 on 12/3/13 at 11:46 am|
[quote]Monetary stimulus. [/quote]
[quote]Also it must be nice to be an economist[/quote]
I agree, at least an economist does not have to be accountable for all of the stupid projections they make. No skin in the game.
[quote]don't recall ever reading about a wealthy economist!
| Political Talk|| re: Krauthammer on Obamacare: "It’s the usual liberal arrogance and paternalism". - rcocke2 on 10/30/13 at 11:45 am|
[quote]I just recently found out he was a shrink.[/quote]
That explains his loose use of numbers and projections, especially his estimate of the costs of the Iraq-War when he was leading the cheerleading effort over at Fox in 03.
[quote]Brilliant man, indeed.[/quote]
Brilliant at being wron...
| Political Talk|| re: Mark Levin to Obama: You lay one hand on WW2 vets and I’LL BRING HALF A MILLION - rcocke2 on 10/3/13 at 5:39 pm|
[quote]You spin to a deflection, then come back with people are using the WW2 vets?[/quote]
Yes, Mark Levin used this guy as a frickin political prop to bash Obama on the government shutdown in an effort to re-energize voters on the right.
| Political Talk|| re: Mark Levin to Obama: You lay one hand on WW2 vets and I’LL BRING HALF A MILLION - rcocke2 on 10/3/13 at 5:34 pm|
Immature, ignorant fool that repeats talking points from stupid neocons like Mark Levin!!
[quote]This is about WWII vets.[/quote]
No, you want it to be about WWII vets and so does Levin. Hence, my point about how irrelevant this is compared to real veteran issues.
| Political Talk|| re: Mark Levin to Obama: You lay one hand on WW2 vets and I’LL BRING HALF A MILLION - rcocke2 on 10/3/13 at 5:27 pm|
[quote]Can you detail a little bit of your service experience [/quote]
Irrelevant when people are using a 90 year old vet to make a political point, its beneath a decent person.
[quote] spouting off about things you may or may not have a single clue about?[/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: Mark Levin to Obama: You lay one hand on WW2 vets and I’LL BRING HALF A MILLION - rcocke2 on 10/3/13 at 11:54 am|
Veterans commit suicide at a rate higher than actual combat deaths.
Not among WWII vets.[/quote]
Well aware of that. So is a WWII veteran more important than the young vets coming home every day? If he really gave a damn, he would not be making threats, and would show some co...
| Political Talk|| re: Mark Levin to Obama: You lay one hand on WW2 vets and I’LL BRING HALF A MILLION - rcocke2 on 10/3/13 at 11:48 am|
[quote]So just what makes Barack Obama worthy of any respect? [/quote]
Either through incompetence or cunning, he has kept us from further destroying Syria using our own military instead of the proxy fighters from vassal states such as Saudi, Qatar, etc.
[quote] His ideas?[/quote]
His most ...
| Political Talk|| re: Mark Levin to Obama: You lay one hand on WW2 vets and I’LL BRING HALF A MILLION - rcocke2 on 10/3/13 at 11:41 am|
[quote]frick Levin, he's a goddamn hack[/quote]
Isn't that the truth.
[quote] I'm more concerned about vets getting the medical care they need than them being able to visit a memorial.[/quote]
Yeah, I'd say a memorial is of little concern when our Veterans commit suicide at a rate higher t...
| Political Talk|| re: This liberal gets it.....why can't you? - rcocke2 on 9/18/13 at 2:58 pm|
[quote]they are completely random, outlier events
making general policy in an effort to stop random, outlier events will lead to terrible consequences[/quote]
Do you mean that trying to predict and therefore limit 'Acts of God', force majeure in legalese, or what Statistics folks call 4th qua...
| Political Talk|| re: Assad's latest request - rcocke2 on 9/13/13 at 12:23 pm|
[quote]The US must stop supplying the rebels before he turns over chemical supply.[/quote]
The US, I predict, will find out that they have been dragged in to a diplomatic quagmire lasting years.
[quote]Of course, Assad will stop receiving weapons in return. [/quote]
How can that be a cond...
| Political Talk|| re: Jay Carney: Slams Russia on American Exceptionalism - rcocke2 on 9/12/13 at 10:49 pm|
[quote]And stepped in not threatening war, but playing diplomatic games. [/quote]
This is because his ally, Syria, has basically won the two year long struggle against an "uprising" planned and executed by the US and their allies in the region.
[quote]USA has military dominance[/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: NSA not only spying but also sharing the collected data with other countries - rcocke2 on 9/11/13 at 4:43 pm|
[quote]You mean sharing information? [/quote]
No, he means sharing raw data as the article makes clear, which is different than just 'information'.
[quote]We've shared info with other nations for the longest time. Please tell me you are aware of this.[/quote]
Yeah, so. Our other allies als...
| Political Talk|| re: Questions About a Syria Strike - rcocke2 on 9/11/13 at 11:09 am|
[quote]What exactly is the end-goal? [/quote]
To come up with ways to exit the ME theater that has bled this country dry over the last decade.
It should be clear by now that Putin has told Al-Assad not to worry about giving up chemical weapons since he will not need them as the Russian Federat...
| Political Talk|| re: How bad does Obama want to go to war? - rcocke2 on 9/11/13 at 12:12 am|
[quote]I would think that folks like you would be happy that the CBC is defying Obama, but you sound like you're mad.[/quote]
Don't be mad, only realize that the CBC helped stand against what would have been an escalation of a two-year proxy war in a crucial moment. Black kids serve with white k...
| Political Talk|| re: New Pew poll: Muslim opinion on extremists - rcocke2 on 9/10/13 at 7:10 pm|
[quote]Another interesting fact: 40% of Lebanese Christians hold a favorable view of Hezbollah.[/quote]
This is because after the 1982 civil war in Lebanon, where the majority of Christians aligned themselves with the losers of the conflict, internally and externally, Hezbollah and the Iranian Re...
| Political Talk|| re: Putin Didn't save Obama, he beat him - rcocke2 on 9/10/13 at 3:41 pm|
[quote]The Weekly Standard [/quote]
Home of the Trotskyites
[quote]Can always be trusted to put a negative spin on a good thing. [/quote]
Agreed, that magazine is the most pro-war publication around, and has been for quite some time.
whether Obama understands that his fo...
| Political Talk|| re: War is off... Thanks Putin - rcocke2 on 9/10/13 at 11:42 am|
[quote]This is a stall action by the Russians[/quote] Yes, while we save face the Russians are stalling. Fair enough.
[quote]It will take years to account for all of the Chemical Weapons and meanwhile the ME will continue to be unstable[/quote] This could work out well for those supporters of ...
| Political Talk|| re: Syria and Rand Paul's Israel Problem - rcocke2 on 9/10/13 at 10:59 am|
[quote]Ayn Rand wasn't all wrong[/quote]
Ayn Rand, not her real name, was a rabid atheist and hater of Christianity. She was from Russia, so maybe that explains the atheism and hatred of Christian orthodoxy.
I read Fountainhead when I was 20 and found it be a tedious and laughably simple phil...
| Political Talk|| re: The revisionism has begun, AIPAC /Israel never wanted war with Syria - rcocke2 on 9/10/13 at 10:50 am|
[quote]Somehow he then says the same thing Obama was able to draft AIPAC/Israel/Netanhayu into supporting the shite sandwich for by some unexplained power.
Yes, except it was AIPAC and friends that recruited Obama for the initiation of this war, in what I think was an effort to politica...
| Political Talk|| re: Any other pro Assads on here? - rcocke2 on 9/7/13 at 1:52 pm|
[quote]Is it true or not true That Assad has not sought genocide of the Christians in Syria?[/quote]
In fact, before Bashar Al-Assad became target #1 a couple of years ago, there were numerous articles, mostly in the BBC and to a lesser degree US papers, where Asma Al-Assad was vigorously given c...
| Political Talk|| re: Syrian rebel admits using chemical weapons - rcocke2 on 9/5/13 at 10:45 pm|
Don't worry, the SAA and Hezbollah kicked the crap out of the Saudi, Chechen and Libyan mercenaries that make up these supposed elite fighters that Prince Bandar and his cohorts used to attack the homeland of Hafez Al-Assad and most of the Alawis. Mass graves have also been found in some areas in th...
| Political Talk|| Syrian "Rebels" attack Aramaic speaking Christian Village - rcocke2 on 9/5/13 at 7:50 pm|
The glorious rebels in Syria have now attacked a village of Christians who still speak Aramaic and are essentially descendants of the first Christians when the Gospel was brought to Antioch. And who...
| Political Talk|| re: Putin spokesman mocks the UK... "Britain, the little island" - rcocke2 on 9/5/13 at 5:35 pm|
[quote]I just hope cooler heads prevail before the "Your mama" comments escalate this thing into a full blown war. [/quote]
All theater. Our Government in collusion with Saudi Arabia, Israel, Qatar, UK and France were the ones who supported this mercenary attack from the very first protests abou...
| Political Talk|| re: Russians Give Opposing View of Syria Situation - rcocke2 on 9/5/13 at 4:02 pm|
[quote]'ve believed all along the rebels were behind the gas attack. I remember reading about some of them being caught in Turkey with the gas a few months back.
Ditto, I read the exact same thing. This was not the only report of the mercenaries transporting and receiving chemical wea...
| Political Talk|| re: McCain has EVOLVED overnight: Now Does't Support Military Action - rcocke2 on 9/4/13 at 5:07 pm|
[quote] He's a thug piece of shite.[/quote]
And has been since his traitorous days as a POW and during his return where he offered his services to obfuscate on the return of POW(s) from Vietnam. Most Vietnam Vets, or especially ones that knew POW(s), hate McCain with every inch of their being. O...
| Political Talk|| re: John Fleming - Only LA politician to come out against Syria action - rcocke2 on 9/4/13 at 10:54 am|
[quote]Risky step for a man with military bases in his district[/quote]
Not when the Military is dead set against a conflict in Syria, from the Officers down to enlisted men. Makes total sense....
| Political Talk|| re: "I did not set a red line...the world did". (Obama, this morn) - rcocke2 on 9/4/13 at 9:22 am|
Maybe Obama never had any intention of launching an attack on Syria. Maybe he is using certain LANGUAGE (pay close attention) to illustrate to the world who it is exactly that is pushing for the intervention.
There is a battle going on between BHO and the nutcase he is trying to isolate and shut ...
| Political Talk|| re: Boehner backs Obama call for military strike on Syria - rcocke2 on 9/3/13 at 11:14 am|
[quote]It is with great disappointment that I learned you will support the Obama illegal strike on Syria. Putting aside there is no national interest for the US to take action in this matter, such a strike is in violation of the UN Charter and applicable international law. Other than being AIPAC's b...
| Political Talk|| re: Rand Paul: Assad 'Protected Christians' in Syria, Rebels 'Attacking Christians' - rcocke2 on 9/3/13 at 10:56 am|
[quote]But when Evangelicals visit Israel they are treated very nicely? Papists and Orthodox aren't real Christians anyway.
You mean the Potemkin Village Tour Agency in Israel doesn't bring the tourists to see the real Palestine? ...
| Political Talk|| re: Suppose there was a Draft because we get into another war... - rcocke2 on 9/3/13 at 10:50 am|
[quote]I would also probably kill every muslim SOB over there regardless of what "team" they were on. They all hate us any way[/quote]
Bull shite. That statement sounds like the rant of a teenager.
This isn't a civil war. This was a mercenary battle brought about by Saudi Arabia and Qatar wi...