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Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal

Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal

Commented Dec 9, 2013 at 10:29:47 in Politics

“We pass these free trade agreements all the time because we are at the mercy of our Creditors. Remember people, we are bankrupt and therefore fall under the UCC bankruptcy rules.”

Sharon Kabrich on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:59:47

“Many of the trade agreements, like NAFTA, were passed before our bankruptcy. I believe these agreements are to blame for our downfall in the first place. NAFT ended up hurting Mexico as well.”
November Jobs Report Reveals Winners, Losers In Slow Economy

November Jobs Report Reveals Winners, Losers In Slow Economy

Commented Dec 7, 2013 at 23:14:23 in Business

“The Media, The Federal Government, the Academia scam...all just to get you to spend more. It's easy to make 6 figures, just think outside the box and stop relying on government jobs or someone to rescue you. Take some legal contract classes, bust your butt and stop doubting. Pluralism is a disease, poverty a mindset and stagnation an opportunity to reflect and act. Trust none and rest only after your body says so.”
The TSA Found More Than $500,000 In Loose Change. Now What?

The TSA Found More Than $500,000 In Loose Change. Now What?

Commented Dec 7, 2013 at 22:55:41 in Politics

“It should go to the Men who get screwed in court during a divorce act.”

rickirs on Dec 7, 2013 at 23:46:18

“It should go to free peanuts or raisins (if you're peanut allgeric) for passengers. Because $500,000 is just that, peanuts.”

patrjar on Dec 7, 2013 at 23:10:33

“A little bitter are we?”

Spankylee Wayne on Dec 7, 2013 at 23:05:11

“more than half of all men in the US? I need at least 30k so far.”
Nasty Surprise May Await People Who Thought They Enrolled In Obamacare

Nasty Surprise May Await People Who Thought They Enrolled In Obamacare

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 15:56:29 in Business

“Lets see...millions more with insurance and yet fewer Doctors...what could go wrong?”

samedayrepo on Dec 5, 2013 at 16:04:03

“Yep! Kind of like the government giving people wheel barrows full of money to buy bread only problem is there isn't enough bread to go around, maybe 1 loaf for every 1000 people. Not to mention no one want's to go into baking anymore because it take's 8-10 years to become a baker and costs a fortune of debt you must run up to become one.”
Bill Clinton Calls For Better Rules On Intelligence Gathering

Bill Clinton Calls For Better Rules On Intelligence Gathering

Commented Dec 4, 2013 at 01:02:04 in Politics

“Sorry Bill, you ruined the credibility of the President during your terms...hillbilly.”
Wisconsin Abortion Law Questioned By Chicago Judges

Wisconsin Abortion Law Questioned By Chicago Judges

Commented Dec 4, 2013 at 00:59:51 in Politics

“As if Chicago had any credibility....what a dump. Check your history, you're lucky to be still considered Americans.”

pmoschetta on Dec 4, 2013 at 04:58:31

“As if you have any intelligence

These are JUDGES”

greenie 61 on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:26:16

“Chicago has more credibility than you, sparky.”
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Reince Priebus Face Off In Obamacare Debate

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Reince Priebus Face Off In Obamacare Debate

Commented Dec 4, 2013 at 00:56:23 in Politics

“Its really very simple, Democrats want to buy votes and Republicans want people to earn benefits though deeds and work. It is what it is.”

MinnesotaRoots on Dec 4, 2013 at 02:57:40

“says drudge.”

RadicalAmerica on Dec 4, 2013 at 02:18:41

“I dont see them making good deeds. So how is that supposed to work?”

magic414 on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:55:50

“no, republistupidcant's suck at the teat of big insurance---period”

kandid61 on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:47:10

“Unfortunately the repubs don't want to pay earned benefits to the people that work hard. They just want to profit.”

eddielee60 on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:42:21

“That's a Laugh.”

teger8 on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:37:35

“Then what is your plan, if Obamacare is to be repealed? What is the Republican option?”

triangleman on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:26:42

“Then why do Southern states (repub) get more money then they put into the fed government. And why do the working Blue states keep supporting the lazy red states. Shouldn't the lazy red states leadership want to earn the Blue states money?”

politicorn on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:14:22

“Yeah, you're right. Maybe if I work harder, the heart condition I was born with will go away and I'll be able to buy individual insurance. I guess my deeds and work up to this point must not have been good enough.”

Jason Matthew Bossert on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:11:04

“Democrats want to keep people free from having to work like slaves it's called Civil Rights Rick open a History book!

Republicans Idea of pay is less then minimum wage conditions, we seeing this is many states in the south where State wage is at or below minimum causing Americans who have families to get a second third and yes even fourth job.

Companies complain they will go brankrupt if they give their employees the amount of money for their employees to live on, we see such things at MCdonalds Poppa Johns, And Areas USA, which runs several Food Courts and Plazas in the United States. I myself am An Areas USA employee making 8.00 an hour as a Part Time employee. And whats worse is I know the general manager of the Plaza through my girlfriend and her Mother, something does not seem right there does it?”

ckdogs on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:07:23

“How do people earn "benefits thru deeds" if they work at Wal Mart and can't afford insurance? it costs more than their salary. Aren't they entitled to health care?”

S-Man on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:02:32

“You mean like the GOP House "earns" their paychecks?

Please!”

KingCujo on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:01:43

“No, it's simply that repubs want people to die if they get a disease or are in an accident.”
William Rockefeller, Metro-North Engineer, Fell Asleep Before Fatal Train Derailment: Report

William Rockefeller, Metro-North Engineer, Fell Asleep Before Fatal Train Derailment: Report

Commented Dec 3, 2013 at 13:08:41 in New York

“Yea, like the Greeks and French.... Come-on, people make choices and should be held accountable. But I guess we just don't do that anymore in America....just a nation of excuses now. Pathetic.”
Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling By Judge Steven Rhodes Gives City Chapter 9 Protection

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling By Judge Steven Rhodes Gives City Chapter 9 Protection

Commented Dec 3, 2013 at 12:59:19 in Business

“Funny, its always the people that turn nice areas into ghetto's that then complain about living in a ghetto.”

wcaacw on Dec 3, 2013 at 13:34:15

“Detroit is a good example of that; I lived there before the Dems ruled and things were safe walking home from school and being out after dark in your neighborhood. Now there just the Hoods.”
Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling By Judge Steven Rhodes Gives City Chapter 9 Protection

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling By Judge Steven Rhodes Gives City Chapter 9 Protection

Commented Dec 3, 2013 at 12:56:55 in Business

“Of course automation hurt, but who didn't see that coming??..Uh, Detroit.”

jrd000000001 on Dec 3, 2013 at 13:17:48

“Detroit was the first to see it coming. Who are you kidding?”
Loading Koch Industries Website Too Many Times In 1 Minute Just Cost This Truck Driver $183,000

Loading Koch Industries Website Too Many Times In 1 Minute Just Cost This Truck Driver $183,000

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 23:36:47 in Politics

“That depends on your definition of "good".”

aceempress on Dec 2, 2013 at 23:54:57

“My personal definition of "good" is "moral", which the Kochs are not.”
Obama Reveals $100 Million HIV Research Initiative

Obama Reveals $100 Million HIV Research Initiative

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 17:20:58 in Politics

“Exactly. Darn Liberal Media just love s this guy. $100 million is a hefty sum to have in your wallet.”

BannedFromCommenting on Dec 2, 2013 at 17:45:41

“LOL but $110 million a day for the war Bush started with NO WMDs is ??”

traceymarie on Dec 2, 2013 at 17:24:10

“64 billion on a shut down...which number is larger?”
GOP Claims Racism Is Over In Misguided Rosa Parks Tribute (UPDATED)

GOP Claims Racism Is Over In Misguided Rosa Parks Tribute (UPDATED)

Commented Dec 1, 2013 at 14:14:58 in Politics

“Racism s a business that will never end as long as you have buyers.”
Family Denies Writing Anti-Gay Message On Receipt For Waitress Dayna Morales, Claims It's A Hoax

Family Denies Writing Anti-Gay Message On Receipt For Waitress Dayna Morales, Claims It's A Hoax

Commented Nov 26, 2013 at 18:19:38 in Gay Voices

“90% of those stories are fake. People are sick.”
CBS News' Lara Logan Taking Leave Of Absence Over Discredited '60 Minutes' Benghazi Report

CBS News' Lara Logan Taking Leave Of Absence Over Discredited '60 Minutes' Benghazi Report

Commented Nov 26, 2013 at 14:41:47 in Media

“No worries Lara...you can keep your healthcare....NOT.”
Joe Biden Says Chicago Domestic Violence Shelter Brings 'Hope' To Abused Women

Joe Biden Says Chicago Domestic Violence Shelter Brings 'Hope' To Abused Women

Commented Nov 26, 2013 at 00:48:21 in Politics

“See how they don't disclose how many EXISTING Women's shelters there are. get a grip and take responsibility for yourself ladies...you get beat because YOU allow it. Stop charging ME for your weaknesses.”
Republican Party Of Florida Calls For Trey Radel Resignation

Republican Party Of Florida Calls For Trey Radel Resignation

Commented Nov 26, 2013 at 00:16:45 in Politics

“This type of behavior should NEVER be a partisan issue. People who SERVE the public should be held at the highest of standards. Drugs, cheating on your wife, gambling problem, alcohol issues....all should be subject to immediate expulsion and recall. If they had any real integrity they would step down within 24 hours (hello Mr. Clinton...POS).”

helmcc814 on Nov 26, 2013 at 06:25:41

“Gambling, alcohol and cheating on your wife are not crimes--immoral, but not criminal.”

pmoschetta on Nov 26, 2013 at 01:35:35

“Newt Gingrich comes to mind, and though he resigned from Congress it wasn't his adultery that brought him down”

abcstarfox on Nov 26, 2013 at 01:03:33

“Mr. Clinton...really?????
Let me refresh your memory, Sparky. .

Can you say Jeff Gannon?
(Hello Mr Bush)”

maggie90 on Nov 26, 2013 at 00:49:53

“Hello, Mr Gingrich, Senator Ensign, Senator Vitter. I could go on but I'm busy.”

truthnolies42 on Nov 26, 2013 at 00:49:28

“Don't leave out your toe tapper in airport restrooms or your senator that used professional services of a woman. one waited till his term ended, the other is still in office. You want more examples from the right? I can give you names, like vitter.”
Creigh Deeds Faults Local Mental Health Services For Son's Suicide

Creigh Deeds Faults Local Mental Health Services For Son's Suicide

Commented Nov 25, 2013 at 21:50:04 in Politics

“Mental illness is such a personal matter, so varied and so misunderstood. I also have a son with "issues" and it is not easy. You have to change your life to work on their behalf. It is expensive, demanding, draining and often a lonely road to be on. The social sciences work for some, but not for all. Given my experience with physiologists, therapists, sociologists, child psychologists, Neurologists, and the rest of the medical industry I can say without reservation that they have little value compared to the cost. Just one specialist passing you to another "colleague" who uses you as a credit card to the insurance agencies or worse yet... a direct debit card to your wealth. The medical industry is a mess and yes, a scam.”

stillbarbi on Nov 25, 2013 at 22:09:26

“Social sciences don't always work because mental illnesses are medical conditions, which usually require more than talk. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who is qualified to diagnose and prescribe medications for mental illnesses. Since talk therapy and the neurologist haven't helped, you might want to consult a psychiatrist.”

lisa2712 on Nov 25, 2013 at 21:59:12

“I have seen a few LCSW's, and they barely do anything that really helps.”
Katy Perry's AMAs Performance Of 'Unconditionally' Sparks Controversy

Katy Perry's AMAs Performance Of 'Unconditionally' Sparks Controversy

Commented Nov 25, 2013 at 13:05:29 in Entertainment

“Everyone calls everything racist today....get a grip people. If your offended, see a therapist.”
Tarence Mitchell, Teen Football Captain, Accused Of Fatally Stabbing 27-Year-Old Male Lover

Tarence Mitchell, Teen Football Captain, Accused Of Fatally Stabbing 27-Year-Old Male Lover

Commented Nov 24, 2013 at 16:48:07 in Gay Voices

“Two sick people. What is it with this pot thing? Seems almost every story has Pot in it.”

jebtry on Nov 25, 2013 at 15:33:10

“explain yourself: sick how?”
Key Obamacare Deadline Pushed Back

Key Obamacare Deadline Pushed Back

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 22:16:48 in Business

“Go to paythefineandkillthismonster.com”

icewomancometh on Nov 22, 2013 at 23:01:33

“Nice sabotage, but AMERlCANS love when they get taxes back, and those not driving a Lexus will gladly accept the subsidy. Too bad you'll most likely get one too, since those making $200-$250 thousand a year wouldn't waste their time here. Besides, those like yourself would prefer to be covered and let all the LEMMlNGS who follow your command, end up with a huge ER bill.”

BigRigger on Nov 22, 2013 at 22:27:34

“Just don't get a tax refund or owe alittle bit and you will never have to pay the fine, they can only collect from a refund.”
John Boehner Successfully Enrolls In Obamacare 45 Minutes After He Blogs About 'Frustrating' Experience

John Boehner Successfully Enrolls In Obamacare 45 Minutes After He Blogs About 'Frustrating' Experience

Commented Nov 22, 2013 at 01:57:03 in Politics

“It doesn't matter if or when the ACA website works, the only thing that matters is if the monthly payments an deductibles are as low as politically sold. If it's simply a re-distribution model and those who contribute little benefit the most then it will fail. It will no longer be America, but some European methodology that has already failed. If your initial premium is the same or slightly more fine, but if your deductible is 3-4 times higher than NO.

I think the premiums will be low at first then rise steadily as the real costs o escalate. The entire act fails to address the number of Doctors, specialists and other required positions.it never addresses the actual costs of a procedure or set limits, thus making it an open check. This will lead to calls for higher taxes and bring in the very government structure that has bankrupt so many other nations.”

leemck02 on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:33:33

“If we had an attitude of balancing the budget for the "Common Good" then we would not have had a collapse and or delayed health care reform. You may recall it as Clinton's election priority (that was not realized), and it would be a done deal by now, without Conservative opposition shutting it down then too. We sat quietly as HMO's and other private sector moves highjacked the industry and we really have the insurance companies telling doctors what to do. If you don't have the money then de-facto you have a "Death or Unnecessary Suffering Panel" for sure.”

leemck02 on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:32:42

“If they rise, that is not new, in fact, one of many reasons for reform. All that said, it only applies if a person has insurance at all. The emergency room is not the only policy an American Citizen should have. If you suspect the issues, then you should insist your Representatives in the legislature and congress do their basic job of Oversight. The President already has a positive view for health care, that way if he has the backing from the congress who will be looking to see how it can be the best system in the world. Whatever we do in America should be the best on the planet. We cast doubt on our ability and paint ours as a loser nation with all the failing talk, especially when we know good and ______ well that a web site is no indictment on the American people's ability to produce results. Time and time again the American People have excelled in the market, whether in Health Care or any other industry.”

ltague on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:32:18

“What you Don't know about the limits, regulations, etc. in the ACA could fill many books! And Doctors want to WORK & pay their bills - they will accept the ACA. Everyone kept saying in the past that Doctors weren't going to accept Medicare patients, but Doctors had the brains to realize that would end up being half their patients & NO ONE has told me that their Doctor wouldn't accept their Medicare (Part D supplemental is a different story); in fact, ALL private insurance companies pay doctors LESS than if you walked in off the street, NO insurance, & received services.”

sally-anne on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:16:34

“and group insurance proves you wrong”

sally-anne on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:15:48

“96% of lager emoloyers prove you wrong”

sally-anne on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:15:09

“and the 10% rule proves you wrong”

sally-anne on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:13:28

“80 20 rule proves you wrong”

Hooponopono on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:13:09

“Obamacare shifts millions from using the ERs to early detection and prevention. Surplus personnel from ERs will be more than enough to handle it.”

iluvsmesumstupad on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:12:36

“May I ask where you purchased your crystal ball?”

The Late Benny Hill on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:10:08

“What European methodologies have failed and why?”

FrostyDog on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:06:28

“Insurance has always been an income redistribution plan! The healthy have ALWAYS paid for the sick! That's the way insurance works.

You can call it income redistribution if you want to, but in the past, it's always just been called "insurance."

I'm curious, which one of the Lemming Aid Stands did you get this talking point from?”

kingpin2011 on Nov 22, 2013 at 02:05:35

“So, you think the premiums will be low at first then rise steadily as the real costs escalates.Yea right, and private insurance is at an all-time, low and will never escalate, right?”
Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Oprah's Comments 'Undermine Racism When It Does Occur'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Oprah's Comments 'Undermine Racism When It Does Occur'

Commented Nov 21, 2013 at 15:38:06 in Media

“Ah, Racism. It never gets old huh. What is it anyway? It changes year after year and also changes regionally. Is it that someone is offended? Is it the color of the person who says the perceived "offensive" word or statement? Is it racist to say "my People" or "you people"?

It will never be solved because people and society constantly changes. I find it more of a defense mechanism...not based on fact, but emotion.”

bbowens8 on Nov 21, 2013 at 15:52:36

“The biggest problem is that the people who haven't been discrminated against are the ones that are always trying to define it and make it a non issue, all some of us need to do is ask ourselves when have I been denied anything because of the color of my skin? and then you want to stand in judgement of those that have, Just looking at the climate of this country now that there is a black President says it all, and Oprah is correct some of these old bigots need to die off but that will never happen because this is a country where members of those family will continue what traditon it has, Hasselback is just as blind as a black person trying to say how life is as a white person. Some whites are good at speech making.”
Obama Pens Letter Commemorating Gettysburg Address On 150th Anniversary Of Remarks

Obama Pens Letter Commemorating Gettysburg Address On 150th Anniversary Of Remarks

Commented Nov 19, 2013 at 23:02:24 in Politics

“The hubris of this man to speak as if he were of the same as Lincoln. To speak of freedom while he forces the taxation masked as a choice upon us. To speak of ordinary men as if he were not the spoils of the unwarranted guilt that continues the very weakness of our decline. Freedom and self-reliance is what makes this country great...not speeches.”

Hellooo on Nov 20, 2013 at 04:06:09

“We have never been free. We have never been self-reliant. Many Europeans came as indentured servants and cast offs from poverty in Europe. Most of the Africans were eventually made slaves. The Natives helped the colonists survive. The European "backers" formed a safety net for the colonies. These false myths prevent us from facing our truth and creating better realities in the future.”

NthPower on Nov 20, 2013 at 00:50:04

“The fear and anger you're experiencing is really just the cognitive dissonance resulting from the realization that you're among the dispossessed majority, no longer relevant in a post-Randian world. We survive as a nation, not because of competitive individuals, but by virtue of those serving the greater good, committed to working together to build a society free from your brand of hate.”

pcl 2 on Nov 19, 2013 at 23:44:40

“What a load of manure. President Obama didn't pass the laws dictating taxation…he wasn't even alive when those laws were passed!

You righties are deplorable. You speak naively about freedom and self-reliance…there is no freedom for those denied the opportunity to fulfill the American dream by the right-wingers catering to the 1%ers in this country for whom the game is rigged.

The right-wingers in Congress have done NOTHING to create jobs…but rather destroy jobs by obstruction. Without jobs….there IS no self-reliance for the everyday Joe, so how do they get freedom?”

acspatprice on Nov 19, 2013 at 23:36:49

“You sound like an anarchist with a lot of money...

This President is America's 44th President. I have a hard time, regardless of political affiliation, in believing that any President has held ill will against the American people.

Railing against taxes is in the blood of Americans. But in reality, I think most Americans recognize that taxes are necessary. Necessary for more reasons than I can list.

I was fortunate, I made a lot of money. I built a company and sold it. Paid more in taxes in two years than my father made in total income in his life. Who wouldn't want to keep more of the money that they made. But my friend, that is not how the game is played.

I suspect that you are to young to remember President Kennedy. Try and get your head around one statement that he made. "Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather ask what you can do for your country.”

iirm on Nov 19, 2013 at 23:31:17

“Hubris??? Put your hatred aside. You show great hubris and greet disrespect for the man who is our president. Would you have dared offend GWB by such comments. I think absolutely not. Whether you like it or not, or choose to believe it this man was elected president. Twice. He has accomplished much to secure the civil rights of ALL our citizens, though I'm guessing you don't believe " those " people are in titled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”

Dominic Johnso on Nov 19, 2013 at 23:13:54

“Lincoln Never had those Ideals and Lincoln also taxed. How do think the government should be funded or are one of those people who think we should have a flat tax or that 999 plan. I would like hear your ideas about governing or do you just run your mouth. If you do have ideas don't waste them on Huff post run for office instead of playing with yourself behind your computer”
JPMorgan Reaches $13 Billion Settlement With U.S. Government  (VIDEO)

JPMorgan Reaches $13 Billion Settlement With U.S. Government (VIDEO)

Commented Nov 19, 2013 at 17:08:17 in Business

“Maybe if the thousands of Federal employees actually did their jobs and were banned from retiring and then going to the very people they're supposed to regulate and inspect we could have some faith in the system.”
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