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re: Is it required that every nomination speech mention Israel? - Goose
There are Jewish people in extremely important positions in every aspect of the United States. So yea... kind of required I think....
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re: CNN reporting #NeverTrumpers going to endorse Johnson on the floor - Goose
[quote]The kook wants to raise the retirement age to 72 [/quote] We are living longer, healthier lives. What's the big deal? My grandmother is 80 and still works at her flower shop 5 days a week. [quote]wants to institute a 23% national sales tax [/quote] If it did away with the income tax...
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re: Open your eyes and get on board... - Goose
[quote]He's old and Ivanka will be the heir. [/quote] Monarchy much?...
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re: Affordable, accessible childcare for all. - Goose
[quote]More free stuff????? [/quote] With the middle class as your beast of burden, why the frick not?...
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re: Open your eyes and get on board... - Goose
[quote]Vote Libertarian. [/quote] At this stage, that is an indirect vote for Hilary....
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
I get that. And I am okay with that. But taking gold from the common man, from the citizenry doesn't really punish the fat cats who have spent this country into unpayable debts....
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re: Open your eyes and get on board... - Goose
Who do I vote for if i think they are both bad for the country? ...
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
How would a return to the gold standard effect social security? Seems that would have to be abandoned. Welfare would have to go to actual stamps, not gold certificates... ...
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
[quote]With $20Trillion in debt?[/quote] So how do you fix our plummeting currency and sky rocketing debt?...
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
[quote]Ron Paul was the only congress person who spoke of returning to the gold standard. Of course he was called a kook etc. Anybody notice that NO ONE in congress talks about this??[/quote] Ted Cruz also, surprisingly, suggested this as well....
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
[quote]I mean, it's the same fricking thing. It's an arbitrary value anyway. Our government is printing money like a warehouse counterfeiter. Why not use it to our benefit? [/quote] Well, I read that FDR would wake up and arbitrarily decide that gold value should go up .21 cents because it was a "...
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re: Why can no Clinton supporter name 1 thing Hillary has done to make our lives bet - Goose
[quote]Yea I know that's why I got a big boost was working in plants. Wooooooo now I'm not here to say I'm some hardcore trump guy, I just seriously wanted to know what Hillary accomplished. It wasn't a troll. [/quote] I'm not a fan of either. I just know that a lot of people perceive Presi...
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re: Why can no Clinton supporter name 1 thing Hillary has done to make our lives bet - Goose
[quote]During gwb I went from making 8 dollars an hour to 26. [/quote] And i'm pretty sure gas was 4 bucks a gallon......
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
[quote]What's the difference between this and printing more fiat money?[/quote] The obvious difference is bloodshed. Tyranny. Oppression. And the "Elites" gold stores would be untouched, but those without powerful interest would bear the brunt of the United States debt collection....
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re: Why can no Clinton supporter name 1 thing Hillary has done to make our lives bet - Goose
What have any Presidents done to make YOUR life better, well in the last 36 years?...
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
[quote]I believe the first thing the Chinese would do would be to trade n the considerable amount of dollars for our gold reserves. (As someone has noted above.)[/quote] Hence why I alluded to China having to spearhead the move. If China agreed to only trade in x amount of dollars for gold per y...
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
[quote]Is there any gold left? Last audit was in 1972. [/quote] A concern that I have heard is, if by some stumble, the gold standard was re-adopted, the United States government would "take by force" the gold hoarded by individuals looking to profit. That doesn't sound fun....
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
[quote]We're talking about World War 3[/quote] Pretty sure WWI, WWII and Vietnam Conflict were all responsible for killing the Gold Standard in many countries. ...
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
[quote]How would that stop someone from turning in their dollars for gold? [/quote] Wouldn't this make the Budget an actual concern in the political realm and not just lip service in election years?...
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re: Should the United States champion a return to the gold standard? - Goose
[quote]We are the world's reserve currency. [/quote] Doesn't last forever, ask Great Britain....
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