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dowjones1234 18 posts  |  Last Activity: Jul 7, 2014 7:19 PM Member since: Dec 26, 2007
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  • There's an old sea story about a ship's Captain who inspected his sailors, and afterward told the first mate that his men smelled bad...
     The Captain suggested perhaps it would help if the sailors would change underwear occasionally. The first mate responded, "Aye, aye sir, I'll see to it immediately!" The first mate went straight to the sailors’ berth deck and announced, "The Captain thinks you guys smell bad and wants you to change your underwear. " He continued, "Pittman, you change with Jones, McCarthy, you change with Witkowski, and Brown, you change with Schultz."
    Someone may come along and promise "Change" but don't count on things smelling any better.

    Obama, “Change You Can Count On”. He so love the poor he created millions more.... And, they voted for him... Twice!

  • Automobiles driving around the streets of America with an old Obama/Biden bumper sticker on one side and a new 2016 Clinton/Gore bumper sticker on the other side.

    What a Hoot!!!

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Jun 24, 2014 7:33 PM Flag



    A system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with the goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

    Unfortunately, this is where our once Great Republic is headed with the current administration and supporting voters……

  • Reply to

    News Flash!!

    by dowjones1234 Jun 9, 2014 6:36 PM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Jun 13, 2014 9:24 PM Flag

    wally, thx for your comment. Please take a deep breath and look around a little bit and see what is happening with the "Obama Approved" flooding of illegal immigrants into our Great Republic. For the Obama administration, it's a "wink and a nod" to all those who want to come to America. For the US working class and tax payer it's "overload" with regard to our school systems & teachers, welfare systems, medical care systems and a married of other infrastructure dollars that is needed to take care of this influx of illegals. And all the while our own citizens can't find work and are struggling to make ends meet on a daily basis.

    willy, I think that when you think this through, you will find that YOU are the idiot!

  • Reply to

    Obama's Legacy

    by dowjones1234 Jun 6, 2014 5:04 PM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Jun 13, 2014 6:00 PM Flag

    wally, thx for your response.

    You can call it anything that you want but you can't hide the truth….. Obama will be the worst President in modern times. Even worse than Jimmy Carter and Richard Nixon. You can't trust a word that he says and his actions are usually quite the opposite of his rhetoric. What a national disaster! Our Great Republic can get over Obama in time. What is really scary are the values, morals, principles and ethics of the people that voted for him!!

  • Campaign Funds:
    Cantor: $5.4m
    Brat: $0.2m and only spent half

    Cantor: 23
    Brat: 2

    Cantor: Immigration
    Brat: Posted the below six points on his web site.

    That the free enterprise system is the most productive supplier of human needs and economic justice.

    That all individuals are entitled to equal rights, justice, and opportunities and should assume their responsibilities as citizens in a free society.

    That fiscal responsibility and budgetary restraints must be exercised at all levels of government.

    That the Federal Government must preserve individual liberty by observing Constitutional limitations.

    That peace is best preserved through a strong national defense.

    That faith in God, as recognized by our Founding Fathers is essential to the moral fiber of the Nation.

    No wonder he won…….. And, by a huge margin. Cantor spent most of his time in local steak horses while Brat was out visiting with his constituency….

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Jun 9, 2014 6:36 PM Flag

    Reliable investigative sources in California say the radical Muslims are planning to go on a rampage in the City of Los Angeles, killing anyone who is a US citizen.

    Police fear that the death toll could be as high as 3 or 4.

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Jun 8, 2014 5:03 PM Flag

    For the Marine presently being held in Mexico; the common sense trade would be the following 5:1 trade, Obama, Pelosi, Reid, Kerry & Clinton for our Marine….. And, just to make the deal more inciting for the Mexicans I would throw in Schumer, Rangle and Boxer to seal the deal…….

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Jun 6, 2014 5:04 PM Flag

    The Obama Legacy will linger like the stench of rotting roadside kill.

    Given the collective anger over the exchange of five Taliban commanders for what appears to be a U.S. Army deserter, combined with the anger from the Veterans Administration revelations, one might be tempted to think that Obama would be impeached or would resign, but neither of those options will occur.

    He’s not leaving because he doesn’t care what Americans think and only cared when the issues involved forthcoming elections. He was, after all, elected twice. He doesn’t even care what the members of Congress think, relying now entirely on executive orders and by working his way through federal agencies and departments.

    He knows that his approval ratings fluctuate between 48% and 51% on any given day—a testimony to the stupidity that liberals embrace while accusing conservatives of being stupid—and he knows that the vast bulk of Americans are too busy trying to hold onto their jobs, if they have one, and that most do not spend much time paying attention to the issues. Large numbers receive some form of federal assistance and that is their sole concern.

  • Reply to

    Let's See If I Understand This Correctly??

    by dowjones1234 May 30, 2014 12:46 AM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 May 30, 2014 8:20 PM Flag

    I knew this post would draw out my two favorite progressive and liberal democrats into the light of day...

    You two just can’t seem to see the forest for all the trees, “trees” being all of the present government run, managed and operated program failures that I listed. The programs are all managed, operated and run by unionized managers and employees, no free market competition, no one held accountable for bad decisions or failures, tax payer paid bonuses and raises freely given for longevity vs productivity, efficiency increases or cost cutting programs. When is the last time you have seen a government program closed, employees laid off or eliminated because it met it’s goals or went broke or bankrupt? I venture to say, never in your life time or mine!

    Now to the meat of the discussion.... If you like what has been done to our past and present war Veterans by the government run and managed VA system for the last 40 years, Congressional Democrats and Republicans alike, past and present, as well as the present administration should be held accountable for the travesty that they have inflicted on all our Veterans and their families. Yes, they all knew what was and has been going in our VA system across our great country for many years. It’s been a political football with no resolution and no one held accountable.

    So, if you want to continue to support the new, Health Care System, forced through Congress by the progressive liberal Democrats, like other government operated, managed and run programs, just step back and take a hard look at our present VA system and that is what Obama Care will look like in just a few short years.....

    The US is burning and the progressive and liberal Democrats, like yourselves, are fiddling.....

  • THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE was established in 1775 – they’ve had 234 years to get it right; it is broke, and even though heavily subsidized, it can’t compete with private sector FedEx and UPS services.
    SOCIAL SECURITY was established in 1935 – they’ve had 74 years to get it right; it is broke.
    FANNIE MAE was established in 1938 – they’ve had 71 years to get it right; it is broke.
    FREDDIE MAC was established in 1970 – they’ve had 39 years to get it right; it is broke. Together Fannie and Freddie have now led the entire world into the worst economic collapse in 80 years.
    THE WAR ON POVERTY was started in 1964 – they’ve had 45 years to get it right; $1 trillion of our hard earned money is confiscated each year and transferred to “the poor”; it hasn’t worked.
    MEDICARE and MEDICAID were established in 1965 – they’ve had 44 years to get it right; they are both broke; and now our government dares to mention them as models for all US health care.
    AMTRAK was established in 1970 – they’ve had 39 years to get it right; last year they bailed it out as it continues to run at a loss!
    WAR ON DRUGS started over four decades ago.  Failed.
    This year, a trillion dollars was committed in the massive political payoff called the Stimulus Bill of 2009; it shows NO sign of working; it’s been used to increase the size of governments across America, and raise government salaries while the rest of us suffer from economic hardships.
    CASH FOR CLUNKERS was established in 2009 and went broke in 2009 – after 80% of the cars purchased turned out to be produced by foreign companies and dealers nationwide are buried under bureaucratic paperwork demanded by a government that is not yet paying them what was promised.
    NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND: $54.4 billion per year.  America ranks 17th in education compared to other modern countries.
    DEPT. OF ENERGY: $26.4 billion budget.  Gas prices at all time high!
    FAIR HOUSING ACT:  The Feds forced the Banks to issue Subprime Mortgages to minorities with bad credit.  Major cause of current recession.  841,073 foreclosures in 2012.
    FEDERAL RESERVE BANK:  Broke!  There is no “reserve” just printed paper money with no backing.
    So with a perfect 100% failure rate and a record that proves that each and every “service”  or  “program”  shoved down our throats by an over-reaching government turns into disaster, how could any informed American trust our government to run or even set policies for America’s health care system – -  17% of our economy?
    Maybe each of us has a personal responsibility to let others in on this brilliant record, and then help remove those from office who are voting to destroy capitalism and destroy our grandchildren’s future.
    OBAMA HEALTH PLAN _____________________________________________________
    I’m leaving this space blank, because it won’t take long until another program, THE OBAMA HEALTH PLAN, finds its place as another government program that has failed. Please enter Obama Health Care Plan in space provided.
    After reading the above, how can any American with half a brain actually believe that somehow this government health care plan will be different?  You have to be on drugs, drunk or a real dumbo to believe it will be different. Wonderful promises about lowering premiums, having better health care, etc. etc., it goes against reality and past experience.   So keep on dreaming, you dreamers, and you will pay the piper, and it will start soon. And please, think of this blog when reality hits!
    Stay well — You better!

  • Reply to

    Conundrums of Socialism in the U.S.

    by dowjones1234 May 19, 2014 7:30 PM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 May 20, 2014 12:42 PM Flag

    Corporations pay lots of dollars in taxes to the US Treasury every year which can't be said for over half of the US working population, many in the IRS employees and other government democratic strong holds as well as several of Obama's Czars and others in his administration…..
    You are underwater with regards to guns, better check the actual statistics vs the liberal, progressive and democratic talking points….

  • America is capitalist and greedy, yet half of the population is subsidized.

    Half of the population is subsidized, yet they think they are victims.

    They think they are victims, yet their representatives run the government.

    Their representatives run the government, yet the poor keep getting poorer.

    The poor keep getting poorer, yet they have things that people in their countries only dream about.

    They have things that people in other countries only dream about, yet they want America to be more like those other countries.

    Below are several others that are worth considering...

    We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Funny how that works.

    Seems we constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we never hear about welfare or food stamps running out of money? What's interesting is the first group "worked for" their money, but the second didn't. Think about it.....

    Why are we cutting benefits for our veterans, no pay raises for our military and cutting our army to a level lower than before WWII, but we are not stopping the payments or benefits to illegal aliens.

    Am I the only one missing something?

  • Reply to

    Key Stone Pipeline - The Real Truth

    by dowjones1234 Apr 28, 2014 10:06 PM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 May 5, 2014 7:12 PM Flag

    The US Government and the Teachers Unions are the largest contributors to the decline of the US Educational System...

  • Reply to

    Key Stone Pipeline - The Real Truth

    by dowjones1234 Apr 28, 2014 10:06 PM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 May 2, 2014 11:01 AM Flag

    Yes, they are doing well. Can't say that for our school children…...

  • Reply to

    Differences Between AMAC and AARP

    by dowjones1234 Apr 25, 2014 4:09 PM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Apr 28, 2014 10:33 PM Flag

    rdietsche14 & studio78mmm:
    The Koch Brothers? You must be kidding. Who do you think is one of the main contributors and funder of AARP? Bingo, It's George Soros and the liberal left. You both should do a little research regarding Uncle George and find out how he is using his fortune to ruin our Great Republic. Check out the website below…..

  • The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) owns all the rail lines in the US connecting to Western Canada and they haul about 80% of the crude from Canada to the Midwest and Texas or charge other Short Line railroads a fee to use their tracks.

    BNSF is owned by Berkshire Hathaway.

    Berkshire Hathaway is owned by Warren Buffett.

    Warren Buffett supports and contributes heavily to the Democratic Party and is a friend of President Obama.

    BNSF charges about $30.00 per barrel to haul oil to the Mid West and Texas refineries.

    The Key Stone Pipeline can move the same oil for about $10.00 per barrel.

    You do the math.......

    Crony Capitalism at it’s finest!

  • The Constitution: AARP thinks its out of date. AMAC thinks it is the greatest document ever devised by man for the governance of man.

    Big Government: AARP is for more government. AMAC thinks there is too much government and wasted spending.

    Social Security: AARP is scaring older people to get members. AMAC has brought to Congress a solution to keep Social Security Solvent!

    ObamaCare: AARP helped push it through and stand to gain millions of dollars from their insurance sales. AMAX knows it will lead to rationing and are fighting to repeal it.

    Our National Debt: AARP is ignoring it. AMAC are pushing to reduce spending, cut departments and getting our fiscal house in order. AARP is part of the Liberal Media. AMAC publishes a national magazine that prints both sides of an argument in a fair and balanced way.

    Check it out, AMAC!! A ground swell from just 30,000 members to over 900,000 members today and growing very fast..... I joined today.

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