“She only moved back to Wyoming to have daddy put her hat in the running. She only would live in Jackson Hole (home of the billionaires only) 99% of real Wyomingites could not even afford to rent in Jackson, let alone live there.
Her political experience is ZERO, much like her sincerity of representing the "public", she only represents the powerful, multi-billionaires, and corporate conglomerates, that want things to stay the same for their profitable and un-regulated monopolies of slave labor.
To allow her to run for office as a newly moved to Wyoming is a sham against the rules governing residency requirements.
Allthough her family may have owned homes in Wyoming their time spent there was only because of vacation or days off from Washington.
And like former Senator Simpson, one cheney in a lifetime is ENOUGH, Wyoming said no to Sen. Simpsons son running for Wyoming office, as I am sure Wyoming will do the same for Liz. Keep your day job Liz, you will need it to help pay to relocate back east when the public says NO WAY.”
“Gee...we thought it was the little dude from the monopoly game with the monacle and top hat that had so much money that EVERYONE kicked his butt until all he can do is run around the board and keep running and never stop unless he wants another merciless whipping.”
“HP failed to print my points Liz Cheney moving to jackson hole, wy. (land of only billionaires) just prior to her fileing to run for state office as senator in wyoming. An average citizone has zero chances of being able to afford to live in jackson hole and most regular workers in jackson have to live in victor idaho and commute to keep their lousing jobs. Liz has zero experience in politics and is only apprearing because of her daddy, and his backing of the republican promoters in wyoming. She never cared to live in the state or about its public until this opportunity to keep the family in politics came up, and without riding on daddys shirttails she would have zero chances of a public supported landslide. As for her experience in politics-zero and not as a innocent bystander, she listened at dinnertme discussions but that does not make her better than ANY nobody off the street running for office, probably worse because she is already jaded and poised for the sugar teet of lifelong benefits and golden parachute retirements and healthcare above the public offerings.
Would she support the 28th amendment of: "No law shall be passed onto the public that congress is exempt from and no law enacted for congress only but not for the publics benefit shall be passed as well? yeah pigs will fly first.
Silver spoon rich kids always get their butts kicked on the public school playgrounds. private school only for these girls.”
Veggiegirl50 on Nov 21, 2013 at 13:49:34
“Okay, now I get it and I agree. She's a carpetbagger. It still doesn't impact the point that she's also a lousy sister.”
“It is dumber that the money put into social security lost billions due to congress robbing the fund, to heck with earning interest, pay back the billions that are owed to the employees and employers they robbed the funds from first. And to expect any interest bearing funding would be to expect less than what the banks pay after congress took their cut off the top. Congress are thieves and if it would have been an employers pension or 401k, they would be in prison for theft. Congress was supposed to be the care takers of the funding, not the benefactors of the use of it for their own over budget projects.”
scvblwxq on Nov 20, 2013 at 17:50:40
“They produce the money when it is due to be sent out. It's just tax credits anyway. They including the world stopped using real "money" like gold or gold certificates years ago.”
“Alan Simpson is not one to talk, he wanted to raise the age to get social security, raise the amounts we have to put into the fund that congress gets to rob from, all the while he had his lips on the sugar teets of political office for decades, and still does with his golden parachute retirements and healthcare. He also tried un successfully to get his son to run for State offices in Wyoming but the voters said overwhelmingly one of you was enough for several lifetimes and said NO WAY to another simpson in any office of politics in Wyoming and certainly never again in Washington. Maybe he should donate his retirement back to cover a part of the deficit he helped create.”
Veggiegirl50 on Nov 19, 2013 at 15:27:48
“Excuse me, but what does this have to do with the topic of the Cheney daughters?”
“If congress would quit robbing social security funding from the general fund and put social security into a dedicated social security fund with penalties for congress to borrow, this loss of funds would be stopped. All we would have to do is get congress to pay back the monies they have robbed from employers and employees when they borrowed social security monies from the "general" fund.
If this had been a corporate pension fund or a employee 401k fund there would have been trials and prison time for those who robbed the funding.
Thieves, crooks, and completely dishonest excuses do not make up for the reality that has already happened to the loss of social security funds by congress.
It was NEVER meant to be congresses to spend EVER, it was paid for by the employers and employees seperately from the other loads of taxes we all have to pay for already.”
scvblwxq on Nov 19, 2013 at 18:57:57
“It is dumb for social security hold cash that pays no interest when they can hold Treasuries and get interest. A dollar 50 years ago would return $7.65 today if invested at the inflation rate which is what treasuries pay if not more.”
“They both should be assailed by the media for being spoiled rotten little girls who never worked a day in their lives and only have name recognition because of daddy. Liz is the worst candidate for Wyoming Senator ever, she only lived there when it was needed to run for office with daddys help, and then when she did move back to wyoming, it had to be jackson hole where only billionaires can afford to live permanently. Millionaires have to live in Dubois (90 miles away) because they are priced out of Jackson. Spoiled ROTTEN talentless hacks both of them.”
“If they would quit asking his family, friends, and appointees to answer these polls the rating would be less than 1%.
Reality is always painful when you are dillusional about your skills at leadership.
World leadership is much different than Chicago politics.”
“Guessing you do not mind picking up the food stamps tax bill for walmart employees that want to eat and feed their families, the rest of us paying taxes to subsidize slave labor wages are not happy about 6200% wage desparity between the top and bottom. This business model is robbing the americans taxes meant for the poor, disabled, homeless, not to subsidize the 6200% profiteers keeping their employees at the bottom of the profits taken.”
octobersky on Nov 16, 2013 at 22:57:12
“Actually, no. I would eliminate food stamps all together.”
“This fine would only cover the costs associated with Arizona and part of California, so what about the fines for the other 46 or so states that saw heavy losses? The wolves are guarded by the chickens or so it would seem. This is one example of why this company should be split up, sold off, and completly dissolved, as well as prosecutions and prison time for all managers that had anything to do with the mortgage and realestate lending right on up to the top shysters running the company. Criminals being protected by our own government probably because the re-election campaign donations they made would look like a conflict of interest to most of the public (especially since it is a conflict of interests and fraud).”
“They have to vote out their own crooks to improve their conditions, just like we did once upon a time. Again if you must donate go through your local church, that way the help actually gets to those who need it most, and not to another politician promising how good it will get better soon (we all know that NEVER happens).”
“Financial audits, oversight, and regulations have protected us from this happening again and again right?? Where are the banking and financial regulators and what exactly is their primary mission for their job titles? Go to lunch, hide under desks, and never check accounting journals and records? Ahhh Government transparency and success at regulating corrupt industries, which is more rediculous?”
SenGovLuvr on Nov 13, 2013 at 15:19:22
“Yeah, we keep getting into these fiascos and then we(not me) expect the people who got us into this crap to get us out..
The same main core of "leaders" are in the Senate that have presided over the last 4 or 5 financial crises. The problem is the TOP lawyers and accountants go to Wall St. and Fortune 500 and the lower ones go for a Govt. pension and easy life on cruise.
And I'm sure I won't get any arguments over that. The regulators were so weak at the hearings after the recession.”
“Remind us how much the phillipines helped out after hurricane sandy or katrina?
Aid and oil drums of cash? No. Medical and food? No. How about temporary housing? No and NO. We should send them aid?
How about NO. Free rides are over to the rest of the world says American public, if you must donate, do it through your church so the money actually get to those who need it most and not another golden parachute for a foreign politicians retirement fund.”
mhagerinteriors on Nov 13, 2013 at 18:36:47
“I did read the Philippines did contribute to Sandy. One of the few that did.”
monroe444 on Nov 13, 2013 at 14:59:31
“You can't be serious?”
nevaehs mama on Nov 13, 2013 at 13:40:29
“The Philippines was in no position to help the US, a global power house, in our time of need. Their help wouldnt had made a difference. Its kind of dumb o expect them to help us in our time of need when our slums look like their middle class areas.”
“If this poll would quit using his staff, family and appointees, we are sure the number would be much lower than it is now. Mis truths and clouded information remain at an all time high to confuse and cause chaos within the public uniting about anything substantial to forcing any accountability or auditing in the books.”
“Does This markup of 82%, account for the slaves (chinese technical engineers) building these devices on the 12hr shift assembly lines running day and night?
I wonder if the components are bid out to several suppliers so they can all be told their pricing is too high, so one of the suppliers will loose money to keep the contract, or maybe all of them will loose to keep the work, we know the employees are the ones getting less, less sleep, less food, less bathroom breaks, less days off, if any.
Would sure be nice if our government would close the corporate loopholes so that all of these things, ipads, cars, trucks, washing machines, tvs, furniture, clothing, would have huge import-duty fees added because they were made by US companies off shore with slave labor and zero epa regulations or osha safety for their workers. Why does apple and the other companies get to make and bring this stuff all back to sell to us without paying one cent in taxes? We certainly have to pay taxes and them some to actually buy and own any of them. They own them all and pay zero to make, zero to sell, and treat the countries and people that make them worse than slaves.
No wonder the usa doesn't make anything anymore, except heartburn, high blood pressure, and diabetes, and cancer, and yes loud and hollier than thou politicians that do nothing except benefit themselves more.”
Cyrus Trance on Nov 6, 2013 at 01:30:59
“The 82% is the cost from manufacturer to resale. ( there are probably other costs)”
“If every man, woman and child would go to their banks monday at 9am and withdraw every penny in savings and checking, there would be panic and someone on tv would be saying why are you all so pissed off and what can we do to start negotiating with you to believe us again. This article would be a great case in point of how rediculously greedy and selfish a few have become and the control they believe only they have. See you monday in line at the bank. Afterwards we all go home and flush the stools at 12:00 noon for the flush for America solidarity show of numbers, then wait for the 5pm news.”
“Every voting American taxpayer should write your senators and congressmen demanding Walmart be sent back dated bills for the amounts of welfare-foodstamps that their employees have applied for and received immediately because their poverty wages that should not be subsidized by American taxpaers.
If Walmart will not agree to this then Walmart should be taxed heavily to pay for the difference, if not then nationwide boycotts and employee walk outs-strikes should force them to re-think their taxpayer subsidized business model, and local communities can take aim at special taxes levied against them. This could be a great start to eliminating special treatment given to businesses that do not deserve any breaks when all they provide is certain poverty and dead end jobs for their employees.”
Asher Frost on Nov 1, 2013 at 16:05:53
“Really? You think the other stores are doing any better? They aren't, unless they are unionized, which comes with it's own set of issues.
Also, they pay above minimum wage for most positions, which means as much as you want to complain, from a legal standpoint there is no law that they are breaking. You could argue that having so many part time employees is wrong, but if you want to start there you'd better be making the same charge to about 98% of the callcenters that remain in the US, that use the same practices.
Walmart is also the largest employer of senior citizens, did you know that? the "Greeter" position is one that is typically used to hire people who are elderly or otherwise incapable of most other work, but Walmart will pay them to put on a smock and smile at people as they come in. No other retail chain is doing that, and the retail world is full of the same part time employees.
You can make more in the Electronics section of walmart than you can working at Radio Shack, when are you protesting them? And that's from experience (Walmart offered 10 per hour, Radio Shack paid 7.24 per hour, and slashed our commisions to the point that our actual pay was around 8.00 8.50”
“Idea number 1- Give all of the House all 365days off next year by voting them all out of office.
Idea number 2- Give all of the Senate all 365days off next year by voting them all out of office
Idea Number 3- replace all of Washingtons elected with regular people from each state (no more lawyers, doctors, and mega millionaires) that get to serve one and only one term, same as jury duty, then they go home to their old jobs and friends.
Yeah right.... and chickens have lips and pigs will fly before this happens.”
Masimo on Oct 31, 2013 at 17:30:08
“I totally agree with you on all 3 ideas, it's time to impose term limits to rid politics of career politicians only working to get re-elected with lifetime benefits and then become lobbyists.
one 6 year term then they're out!!”
“I've written congressmen and senators for decades only to get form letters back saying how concerned they are. I've attended town hall meetings by phone with same elected engressmen and representatives only to be put on que-hold because my pre-screened quetion was embarressing or off topic.
I've written into online sites such as H.P. and been critisized and slammed for being conservative or wanting to eliminate government programs and demanding accountability. I guess my protesting and questioning is about as welcome and wanted as another congressman saying how concerned they are.”
john201 on Oct 30, 2013 at 13:38:52
“I was being sarcastic.
Obama has eliminated some of the requirements to receive food stamps that were put in place under Clinton.
As a consequence food stamps have increased in 49% in the last 4 years.”
“Someone once said if we fire Congress, and eliminate every Federal social welfare program, the Feds could send everyone a check for around 57k dollars to every man, woman and child every year, and still save taxpayer money compared to the overweight administration and coffee suckers that run these welfare programs as government employees with little to no oversight on whom or where the money is spent. Just like the 17 billion in aid we sent pakistan last month, or afganistan the month before, un acountable, un tracable, and right out of the mouths of American taxpayors and for what? An airbase or two in places that shoot at our kids, to governments who also protected obl and gave him safe refuge? Waste of taxpayer monies should be treasonous and prosecutable charges.”
“The franchise owners should be sent bills for the state welfare their employees need to keep working at their stores. If not paying for the welfare, then they should be taxed at 30% off the top to compensate the state for benefits in liu of livable wages. Do not patronize any Mcdonalds, or Sears, or Pennys, or Walmart, ot Best Buy, or any store that exploits their own employees to make a profit, and then expects their own employees to apply for state assistance. This is a business model that needs to be regulated into fraudulent organized crime. Just ask any of these workers if they think it is fair, only the owners and stockholders believe it is. Lets make their stocks tank on the bottom, boycott these businesses completely until they are bad memories like coal mine company stores. Consumers do have the power to choose whom not to do business with.
Lookout greedy corporations if your profit margins depend on slave labor, your days are numbered, if not, your new taxes will help you to see the right thing to do for your employees.
Just one of a thousand corporate loopholes that Washington promised they would fix, but like their word it means less than nothing.”
mr whiteffolks on Oct 28, 2013 at 00:00:12
“"The franchise owners should be sent bills for the state welfare their employees need to keep working at their stores. If not paying for the welfare, then they should be taxed at 30% off the top to compensate the state for benefits in liu of livable wages. "
Agreed but it's always the people who receive help that the GOP stomps on all while letting the corps rip us off with corporate welfare and if more people were aware of this, maybe they would have a different attitude !
People are quick to complain about person with food stamps at the store buying lobster yet they do not hold that same ire for the corporations who rake in billions in tax payer money via government subsidies every year !”
smokert5555 on Oct 27, 2013 at 17:42:37
“How do these companies "exploit" their workers? Why is it greedy to want the company to succeed and show a profit? Not one worker is forced to be employed by these companies. They are free to find employment elsewhere if they are mistreated. If a company doesn't show a profit, it tends to go out of business. Apparently they do a good job of attracting customers and giving them what they want.”
dvdbrrtt62 on Oct 27, 2013 at 17:20:16
“Maybe then the franchise owner should also have a say in if the employees should be getting pregnant and having children while earning the wages she was at the time. Really what was her plan to take care of these children knowing full well what she was earning prior to the first and even more so prior to the second? Sorry but many things are wrong in this story, why has she not advanced and become a shift leader or even a assistant manager?
You comment about the franchise being sent a bill, then I am sure you are aware most franchise owners don't make that much money when you consider they work about 8,000 hours a year compared to the 2000 that a full time employee would. Also I am sure you are aware McD corp makes 80%+ of it money from rent and royalties unlike the other business you mention they do not have franchise stores. You are comparing apples and oranges.”
“All of Congress is responsible, and all of Congress should be fired and handed their walking papers without golden parachute retirements and health care after they go back home in November. Every single one of them is responsible, they all took oaths to uphold the constitution and perform their duties to conduct business on behalf of the public, but also to insure solvency and financial liabilities are guaranteed for the USA. They all performed very poorly and brought financial insolvency to the front page of the Worlds attention. Never mind that last week Washington sent Pakistan (the country that gave safe harbour to OBL and was our sworn enemy for that act) around 17 Billion dollars worth of tax dollars to them, while our own public is scrounging aluminum cans for a dinner or lunch.”
dim on Oct 27, 2013 at 18:14:02
“No, not all of Congress is responsible. Only the Republicans this time. Boehner offered Reid a deal on a clean budget in return for a $70 bil reduction. Reid accepted. Boehner reneged. How's that Reid's fault again?”
Progressive Family Guy on Oct 27, 2013 at 18:01:34
“No Cantor, Boehner and 144 tea party Republican's are the problem. Given a chance to vote all 198 Democrat's voted to reopen and fund the government. 144 Republican's voted to default and keep the government shut.”
“Of course whisleblowers are protected by federal law just ask Astrid or Snowden? Federal Laws are written to protect us all and make legal action fair to all Americans right?
This is more proof that the public should be willing to take back what is theirs, and oust the lords and barons. Freedom is more and more like a hollow empty word, similar to the laws and promises our Government has tried to get us all to believe in.
Kill the messenger is as true today as it ever has been. So the public would still not know or understand the enormity of the NSA, if it was not for Snowden and his ability to find safe haven, sadly it was not his home country that provided for his own safety.
Hows that patriotic warm fuzzy feeling now?
Ask Karen Silkwood, or Snowden about going public and was it worth it?”
readinamazement on Oct 21, 2013 at 14:50:08
“that's good 18th century libertarianism misapplied to the modern world. snowden admittedly violated national security laws and is living in Russia on the run from criminal charges. the dear lady here was a paid informant in the middle of a violent drug war who chose her own course of action. note that she is attempting to stay in this evil country - what a flake.”