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plmartintexas2012 128 posts  |  Last Activity: Jan 10, 2014 9:46 AM Member since: Apr 30, 2013
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  • plmartintexas2012 by plmartintexas2012 Jan 10, 2014 9:46 AM Flag

    CNN - January 10, 2013: 2013 ends with weakest job growth in years

    "Job growth slumped sharply in December, falling far short of expectations. The economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, according to the Department of Labor. This was the weakest month for job growth since January 2011 and came as a huge surprise to economists.

    Only 62.8% of the adult population is participating in the labor market -- meaning they either have a job or are looking for one. That matches the lowest level since 1978."

    But, hey! C'mon... why the long faces? Despite the lowest jobs numbers in 3 years and the lowest participation rate in 36 years (a record 91.8 million out of work), today because 535,000 more Americans finally threw up their hands and said "that's it, I give up" and quit looking for work, the "official" unemployment number fell to 6.7%! Hooray! Hooray! Hooray!

    Obama. America's Employers on Hold. Since 2008.

  • plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Jan 8, 2014 4:34 PM Flag

    The socialistic evil of Social Security is the fact that it is taken from each person's pay under threat of imprisonment, not the distribution aspect of it.

    Tell you what, captain_pencildikk. Once I am eligible for full SS payments here in a little over 20 years, once I have recouped everything I have put into it, I will start donating the rest to the charity of my choice. I already give more now than what my SS will be anyway. The point is that I will never come close to getting back what I put in - it is simply a highly inefficient and horribly managed redistribution of "wealth" where most of the wealth is looted and lost by Washington along the way.

    Regardless, why would I want to send money to Washington to flush, when I could give it directly to organizations that help the poor build themselves and their families up, and to battle the devastation that liberalism has brought upon their communities?

  • plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Jan 8, 2014 11:02 AM Flag

    {Every day the GOP message...}

    Why do you attack the messenger?

    The message is: Every day since the recession ended four and a half years ago, the economy and jobs have remained sour and spoiled, due by inaction on the part of America's employers who are hunkering down in safety from an economically oppressive and kook regulation-laden regime, which like moldy food in a refrigerator, needs to be thrown out.

    Obama. America's Employers on Hold since 2008.

  • Reply to

    conservatives are anti social

    by cfuryurself Dec 18, 2013 8:51 PM
    plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 19, 2013 11:12 AM Flag

    PLEASE get back on your Abilify for the holidays - do it for your family.

  • Reply to

    conservatives are anti social

    by cfuryurself Dec 18, 2013 8:51 PM
    plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 19, 2013 10:27 AM Flag

    I've gotten hooked on handing out new socks to the homeless (wool in winter, with gloves). I buy them all by the case for the pricing, so I can give two or three pairs per person. They seem to really appreciate it.

    Excuses like that it's "buying entry through guilt absolution" from self-centered "intellectual" (LOL) liberals absolves them from making any tangible contribution to society other than mandatory taxes and fees. And it's why studies consistently show that traditional, mainstream conservative Americans give far and away more than our "compassionate" liberal menaces.

  • plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 18, 2013 2:33 PM Flag

    {That soshulizm starts early in life wut with well meenin parints tellin their yunguns to share wit oders. It's them moralz that gets the soshulizm goin.}

    Agreed.

    But it's them yunguns that can't never seem to reach the adult stage, even when they're 30 or 40+ years old and try to associate this personal/family/neighborhood soshulizm with the U.S. fedral govmint (which prohibits it), that need to be taken out behind the woodshed and lashed to within an inch of consciousness every time they open their mouths.

  • Reply to

    Ooooohhh NOOOOOOOO.....!!!!!

    by predisposable_nym_01 Dec 17, 2013 2:36 PM
    plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 17, 2013 2:46 PM Flag

    Right. Heaven forbid that anyone with profit/loss, payroll, budget, marketing, sales, technology, or otherwise real world experience that had to meet performance indicators, revenue targets and deadlines gets involved with the gaggle of faculty lounge, pseudo-intellectual kooks playing grown-up in Washington now.

  • Obama, with approval at 43% is ending his fifth year in office with the lowest approval ratings at this point in the presidency since President Richard Nixon, according to a new Washington Post/ABC poll released Tuesday. George W. Bush had a 47% approval rating at the end of the fifth year of his presidency. And all other Post-World War II presidents had approval ratings above 50% — with the exception of Nixon, who, amid the Watergate scandal, had a dreadful 29% approval rating.

    And it's only going lower from here, as Americans are realizing at each phase of the Obamacare rollout that they made a terrible, terrible mistake. Just wait until the lower middle class and poor find out that if they are in the group that is forced into the expanded Medicaid category under Obamacare, the federal government is empowered to seize their assets when they die to recoup costs.

  • Reply to

    Isn't it socialist when you pay property taxes,

    by goreforpres Dec 17, 2013 10:21 AM
    plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 17, 2013 11:40 AM Flag

    And if you don't understand that Obamacare (as was Hillarycare, or every other dumb-bass liberal plan to mandate participation) is specifically intended to become just like Fannie/Freddie and student loans, you are far more bereft of intelligence than I ever imagined. You deserve what is coming to you - just wish you hadn't taken the rest of the country down with you with your uninformed naivete and emotion-based votes.

  • Reply to

    Isn't it socialist when you pay property taxes,

    by goreforpres Dec 17, 2013 10:21 AM
    plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 17, 2013 11:05 AM Flag

    No, property taxation is not socialism. Socialism is the act of a government taking over a means of production, primarily private for-profit industry - like personal retirement investment accounts, the healthcare industry, energy production, mortgages, student loans, etc.

    In addition, property taxes are generally not graduated progressively like federal income taxes, which have been b@st@rdized to be used largely as a means of the redistribution of wealth. Property taxes apply equally to all residents of a state and are a reasonable method of funding basic municipal infrastructure and maintenance. And once again, we are free to choose to live in places with minimal property taxes, like Delaware, Louisiana, or West Virginia.

  • Reply to

    Isn't it socialist when you pay property taxes,

    by goreforpres Dec 17, 2013 10:21 AM
    plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 17, 2013 10:33 AM Flag

    Why do I bother?

    In this country, our FEDERAL government is a constitutional representative republic. The Constitution enumerates the powers of what the FEDERAL government can do, and specifies that anything else belongs to the states or the people. Schools, libraries, pools, parks, etc. are none of the business of the FEDERAL government, but belong to state and local governments.

    The STATES, which BTW are sovereign entities not simply subdivisions of the federal government, have the power to do pretty much what they want within the limits of their own individual state constitutions and federal law. If a state can legally implement a $1000 annual fee for blonde-haired males with green eyes born in even months that drive blue cars, more power to them. We are free to live anywhere in the country we choose.

  • Reply to

    Why are RWNJ so angry at Obamacare

    by cfuryurself Dec 17, 2013 9:24 AM
    plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 17, 2013 9:46 AM Flag

    The majority of Americans, who have been shown in every poll since day one as opposing socialized medicine, understand that the thoughtful Constitutional limits that have successfully prevented the federal government from seizing such destructive power up until this dark era, had been instrumental in making America the exceptional nation that it was.

  • plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 16, 2013 3:37 PM Flag

    Wasn't a check. She selected the 24th as the bill pay date online, when the system was supposed to debit her account. But just like Obumble's penchant for ignoring rules he doesn't like, Obumble's system just went ahead and swiped the money when it damn well pleased. Others report that the system debited them twice.

    And the story is out of Portland, reported on KGW's web site and many other sites online. You'd have be a low-information liberal dumb-bass to miss.... oh, uhh....sorry hawcreeks_world, didn't see you right there.

  • plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 16, 2013 3:30 PM Flag

    Whassamatta, chief_pencildick? Mom won't fix any more grilled cheese sandwiches for you and your Xbox bros? Quit yelling upstairs at her - it's disrespectful. Especially for a 34 year old - you should know better by now. She's the one working three jobs and paying the rent. And maybe she just doesn't like her basement smelling like sweaty socks and cheetos all the time.

    Oh, BTW I am 47, but have known that progressive liberals are destructive dumb-basses since I was about 30, like most people figure out.

  • Reply to

    Uninsured to Obama: MYOFB

    by plmartintexas2012 Dec 16, 2013 12:17 PM
    plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 16, 2013 12:34 PM Flag

    Poor chief_pencildix. He no have smarts to join conversation so he make funny.

  • They must obfuscate, hide, lie and otherwise use shiny, glittery wrapping paper on their agenda or they would never get elected.

    Washington Post, December 14, 2013:

    The White House systematically delayed enacting a series of regulations before the 2012 election, according to documents and interviews with administration officials.

    Some agency officials were instructed to hold off submitting proposals to the White House for up to a year to ensure that they would not be issued before voters went to the polls, the officials said. The stalled regulations included crucial elements of the Affordable Care Act, and new EPA regulations.

    The Obama administration has repeatedly said that any delays until after the election were coincidental and that such decisions were made without regard to politics. But seven administration officials told The Washington Post that the motives behind the delays were clearly political, as Obama’s top aides focused on avoiding controversy before his reelection.

  • plmartintexas2012 by plmartintexas2012 Dec 16, 2013 12:17 PM Flag

    Mind your own f*****g business.

    A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released last week asked uninsured individuals what they thought about Obamacare. Just 24% said they thought it is a good idea. In contrast, half of the uninsured polled said it is a bad idea.

    What that means is that regardless of how bad the old system—the system that for whatever reason left them uninsured—was, a majority of people without health coverage now think that Obamacare makes it worse.

    Well, this doesn't mean anything according to the leftie kooks. I mean, those uninsured are so stoopid, the all-knowing, compassionate federal government had to step in and seize 20% of the private sector in order to provide what is best for them, right?

  • LA Times -

    Boeing Co. said the machinists union in Washington has rejected the “best and final” contract proposal that would ensure the aerospace giant would build its next-generation 777X airliner in the state.

    Under the proposed contract, traditional pension plans for newly hired machinists would be converted to a 401(k) type of retirement program in which Boeing would contribute 10% the first year, 10% the second, 6% the third and 4% for each year up to the end of the contract.

    Boeing said it sweetened the deal with additional lump-sum bonus of $5,000 on top of the $10,000 it had previously offered. Employees also would have received additional dental benefits, the company said.

    Boeing has now opened a nationwide sweepstakes asking other states to submit incentive proposals for relocation. The company said it received proposals from 22 states, many of which submitted multiple sites for consideration.

    Moving the assembly line out of the region would be staggering to the Seattle area, where Boeing was founded in 1916.

    The machinists union did not immediately comment. Boeing machinists earn on average $70,000 per year.

  • plmartintexas2012 by plmartintexas2012 Dec 12, 2013 4:57 PM Flag

    Jane Fonda runs a foundation that hasn't donated a penny to good causes over the last five years. Hanoi Jane's foundation faces stiff IRS fines for its stingy and illegal behavior. The law requires private foundations to make annual distributions totaling at least five percent of its assets, and is intended to prevent foundations from stockpiling and investing funds while never making contributions, gifts, or grants.

    According to the Jane Fonda Foundation’s most recent tax return--filed last year and covering calendar year 2011--the organization’s cash, stock, and bond portfolio was valued at $798,133. The filing lists the 75-year-old actress as the foundation’s president and chairman of the board, and reports that she devotes 10 hours a week to the charitable group.

    What could she have been doing for 10 hours a week for the last five years if not making the usual distributions of a foundation, you ask?

    While Fonda’s foundation has not been making donations, it has been growing its stash via the stock market. The foundation’s last tax return lists 166 separate stock trades.

    I am sure that Obama's IRS team is moving quickly on this with severe penalties.

  • plmartintexas2012 plmartintexas2012 Dec 12, 2013 4:37 PM Flag

    When is the left going to demand an end to the unprecedented carnage of the Obama Drone Program?

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