Big Lie: America Doesn't Have #1 Richest Middle-Class in the World... We're Ranked 27th!

  • metta

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    Jun 30, 2013 3:57 PM GMT
    Big Lie: America Doesn't Have #1 Richest Middle-Class in the World... We're Ranked 27th!


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/les-leopold/big-lie-america-doesnt-ha_b_3516185.html
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    Jun 30, 2013 4:10 PM GMT
    metta8 saidBig Lie: America Doesn't Have #1 Richest Middle-Class in the World... We're Ranked 27th!


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/les-leopold/big-lie-america-doesnt-ha_b_3516185.html


    Thank you Mr. Obama.
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    Jun 30, 2013 9:38 PM GMT
    chefBH said
    metta8 saidBig Lie: America Doesn't Have #1 Richest Middle-Class in the World... We're Ranked 27th!


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/les-leopold/big-lie-america-doesnt-ha_b_3516185.html


    Thank you Mr. Obama.

    Good point, because it's not like the middle class was abused, robbed and lied to on the Bush watch, but keep blaming Obama for everything.
    Why, just yesterday I was zipping up my pants and caught my dick in the zipper. Know what I did? Blamed Obama. I mean the zipper completely missed my bush.
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    Jun 30, 2013 9:45 PM GMT
    How very curious. Republicans accuse Democrats of wanting to engineer wealth distribution, away from the wealthy to the middle and lower classes.

    BUT, when statistics prove that wealth is moving from the middle class to the 1%, based on Republican policies (trickle-down economics, favoring "job creators" and all that BS they're always preaching), who do Republicans blame?

    Democrats, of course! Hypocrisy, thy name is Republican. icon_razz.gif
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    Jun 30, 2013 11:04 PM GMT
    What some of you aren't understanding is that President Obama has now had almost 5 years of a lousy economy and his "economic growth policies" (an oxymoron if there ever was one) have actually hampered what would have been a normal economic recovery.

    And now that the Affordable Care Act is coming into full force, thousands and thousands of people are not only losing their health insurance plans but also having to switch doctors because their old insurance company doesn't participate in the exchanges and their old doctor doesn't accept any of the insurance plans offered on the exchanges.

  • Timbales

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    Jun 30, 2013 11:07 PM GMT
    What's considered middle class?
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    Jun 30, 2013 11:45 PM GMT
    No such thing as middle class. That concept went away decades ago.
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    Jun 30, 2013 11:49 PM GMT
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  • TroyAthlete

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    Jul 01, 2013 2:35 PM GMT
    Can't something be done about southbeach's latest racist fake profile? Why do we have to tolerate this sort of thing?
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    Jul 01, 2013 2:36 PM GMT
    ART_DECO saidHow very curious. Republicans accuse Democrats of wanting to engineer wealth distribution, away from the wealthy to the middle and lower classes.

    BUT, when statistics prove that wealth is moving from the middle class to the 1%, based on Republican policies (trickle-down economics, favoring "job creators" and all that BS they're always preaching), who do Republicans blame?

    Democrats, of course! Hypocrisy, thy name is Republican. icon_razz.gif


    Bob, you got sumthin against Republicans?
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    Jul 01, 2013 2:38 PM GMT
    TroyAthlete saidCan't something be done about southbeach's latest racist fake profile? Why do we have to tolerate this sort of thing?


    Same reason 'we' tolerate your hate, vitriol, name calling and ad hominem attacks.
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    Jul 01, 2013 3:02 PM GMT
    freedomisntfree said
    TroyAthlete saidCan't something be done about southbeach's latest racist fake profile? Why do we have to tolerate this sort of thing?


    Same reason 'we' tolerate your hate, vitriol, name calling and ad hominem attacks.

    I am not a SB fan or hater, I just view him as an obese sad little man with way too much time on his hands. Once you have that knowledge, all his bitterness and delusion makes sense. Forgive him, he has no life outside the internet.
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    Jul 01, 2013 3:50 PM GMT
    smartmoney said
    freedomisntfree said
    TroyAthlete saidCan't something be done about southbeach's latest racist fake profile? Why do we have to tolerate this sort of thing?


    Same reason 'we' tolerate your hate, vitriol, name calling and ad hominem attacks.

    I am not a SB fan or hater, I just view him as an obese sad little man with way too much time on his hands. Once you have that knowledge, all his bitterness and delusion makes sense. Forgive him, he has no life outside the internet.


    I've long blocked the whiny conservatroll, freedomisntyoung -- do you mind telling him to wipe out his crying, dusty vagina with a Chick-fil-A sandwich?

    Thnx.
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    freedomisntfree said
    ART_DECO saidHow very curious. Republicans accuse Democrats of wanting to engineer wealth distribution, away from the wealthy to the middle and lower classes.

    BUT, when statistics prove that wealth is moving from the middle class to the 1%, based on Republican policies (trickle-down economics, favoring "job creators" and all that BS they're always preaching), who do Republicans blame?

    Democrats, of course! Hypocrisy, thy name is Republican. icon_razz.gif

    Bob, you got sumthin against Republicans?

    For starters, that most Republican politicians, and the official party platforms at national and state level are virulently anti-gay.
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    Jul 01, 2013 5:40 PM GMT
    TroyAthlete saidCan't something be done about southbeach's latest racist fake profile? Why do we have to tolerate this sort of thing?


    I reported it (and said publicly that I was doing go), fat lot of good it did. His "real" profile disappeared instead.

    At least this profile isn't trying to parrot its perception of ebonics like the last fake black man profile did.
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    Jul 02, 2013 6:54 AM GMT
    TroyAthlete said
    smartmoney said
    freedomisntfree said
    TroyAthlete saidCan't something be done about southbeach's latest racist fake profile? Why do we have to tolerate this sort of thing?


    Same reason 'we' tolerate your hate, vitriol, name calling and ad hominem attacks.

    I am not a SB fan or hater, I just view him as an obese sad little man with way too much time on his hands. Once you have that knowledge, all his bitterness and delusion makes sense. Forgive him, he has no life outside the internet.


    I've long blocked the whiny conservatroll, freedomisntyoung -- do you mind telling him to wipe out his crying, dusty vagina with a Chick-fil-A sandwich?

    Thnx.


    "Same reason 'we' tolerate your hate, vitriol, name calling and ad hominem attacks. "

    As I was saying, Rue
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    Jul 02, 2013 6:55 AM GMT
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    freedomisntfree said
    ART_DECO saidHow very curious. Republicans accuse Democrats of wanting to engineer wealth distribution, away from the wealthy to the middle and lower classes.

    BUT, when statistics prove that wealth is moving from the middle class to the 1%, based on Republican policies (trickle-down economics, favoring "job creators" and all that BS they're always preaching), who do Republicans blame?

    Democrats, of course! Hypocrisy, thy name is Republican. icon_razz.gif

    Bob, you got sumthin against Republicans?

    For starters, that most Republican politicians, and the official party platforms at national and state level are virulently anti-gay.


    Most?
  • MikemikeMike

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    Jul 02, 2013 7:26 AM GMT
    Mr Obama is taking a vacation to Africa to the tune of over 1 million dollars at a cost to hard working Americans.icon_idea.gif
    What a DB.
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    MikemikeMike saidMr Obama is taking a vacation to Africa to the tune of over 1 million dollars at a cost to hard working Americans.icon_idea.gif
    What a DB.

    He's the president, what would you want him to do, sit in the White House and smoke weed while republicans do nothing in congress?
    Did you cry so much when other presidents traveled, or is this just you hating Obama?
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    MikemikeMike saidMr Obama is taking a vacation to Africa to the tune of over 1 million dollars at a cost to hard working Americans.icon_idea.gif
    What a DB.


    Actually the price tag is in the $60 to $100 million range.
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    Jul 03, 2013 12:22 AM GMT
    Thank you Obama? No, thank you Milton Friedman, as well as other laissez faire economists, and the policies that were concocted and put in place under Reagan (at the time Reagan practically eviscerated public assistance) and then continued into the present. A really good read is The Shock Doctrine.

    Obama is not the best president on issues regarding privacy and war, however, he actually stabilized the middle class during the recession by passing the stimulus and extending unemployment benefits. If anything, he should have been more aggressive in pushing his plans for public assistance and healthcare.

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    Jul 03, 2013 12:23 AM GMT
    seoulsearching saidThank you Obama? No, thank you Milton Friedman, as well as other laissez faire economists, and the policies that were concocted and put in place under Reagan (at the time Reagan practically eviscerated public assistance) and then continued into the present. A really good read is The Shock Doctrine.

    Obama is not the best president on issues regarding privacy and war, however, he actually stabilized the middle class during the recession by passing the stimulus and extending unemployment benefits. If anything, he should have been more aggressive in pushing his plans for public assistance and healthcare.



    To quote Art Deco: Hmmmmm. Your first post on the site and it is in the News and Politics folder. Very suspicious.
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    Jul 03, 2013 12:26 AM GMT
    chefBH saidWhat some of you aren't understanding is that President Obama has now had almost 5 years of a lousy economy and his "economic growth policies" (an oxymoron if there ever was one) have actually hampered what would have been a normal economic recovery.

    And now that the Affordable Care Act is coming into full force, thousands and thousands of people are not only losing their health insurance plans but also having to switch doctors because their old insurance company doesn't participate in the exchanges and their old doctor doesn't accept any of the insurance plans offered on the exchanges.



    We were on the precipice of total economic collapse. We're now growing, albeit slowly, and unemployment has fallen steadily. Actual economic recovery would have never occurred had there not been government intervention. Keynes was right, when the economy falls, more money is needed in the system to soften the blow...not less. CBO reports corroborate with the notion that Obama did the right thing in passing stimulus and extending unemployment benefits...not to mention health reform.
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    chefBH said
    seoulsearching saidThank you Obama? No, thank you Milton Friedman, as well as other laissez faire economists, and the policies that were concocted and put in place under Reagan (at the time Reagan practically eviscerated public assistance) and then continued into the present. A really good read is The Shock Doctrine.

    Obama is not the best president on issues regarding privacy and war, however, he actually stabilized the middle class during the recession by passing the stimulus and extending unemployment benefits. If anything, he should have been more aggressive in pushing his plans for public assistance and healthcare.



    To quote Art Deco: Hmmmmm. Your first post on the site and it is in the News and Politics folder. Very suspicious.


    I reinstated my account. Not my first post. Seoulsearcher was my former name. Look it up.

    Not to mention, what if I were new? How would a "first post" be suspicious? That makes no sense. Also what does that have to do with anything? Good deflection and ad hominem attack.