Monday, 7 January 2013


Matt Salmon On Government Shutdown: GOP Rep Says 'It's About Time' We Have Another One (VIDEO)

On Government Shutdown: GOP Rep Says 'It's About Time' We Have Another One 

Commented Jan 7, 2013 at 07:53:34 in Politics

“Sure, no reason not to punish the American people and tank the economy because you are to inept to make a deal.
'This Is About Human Beings'

'This Is About Human Beings'

Commented Jan 6, 2013 at 18:29:29 in Politics

“Absolutely correct. They are precisely equal, as are the subsidies for oil, gas and agribusinesses. The concept is taking money from some people and giving it to others because the others "need" it more than the some. The rest is merely arguing about priorities: whether a given need payment is worth borrowing money from our children and grandchildren for - because it is a sure thing we are never going to vote that we should pay it ourselves.
'This Is About Human Beings'

'This Is About Human Beings'

Commented Jan 6, 2013 at 18:24:41 in Politics

Right. No human beings work for corporations.
Gwen Ifill, Greta Van Susteren Clash Over Gun Control On 'This Week'

Gwen Ifill, Greta Van Susteren Clash Over Gun Control On 'This Week'

Commented Jan 6, 2013 at 18:22:36 in Media

“Oh, George. Hasn't anyone ever warned you about telling the truth when people's minds are already made up? The majority wants a gun control law to be passed and no one cares that it will have no effect on gun crime. The key is to pass something, so they can feel good about themselves and continue ignoring the problem.k
Blue Plaque Scheme Suspended Due To Government Cuts Says English Heritage

Blue Plaque Scheme Suspended Due To Government Cuts Says English Heritage

Commented Jan 6, 2013 at 18:15:12 in UK

“Well that's a good idea! Now people can commemorate only those they are willing to pay for, rather than commandeer my taxes to pay for any old Tom, Dick and Harry some committee can be talked into.
Gérard Depardieu Becomes Russian Citizen, Welcomed By Vladimer Putin (PICTURES)

Gérard Depardieu Becomes Russian Citizen, Welcomed By Vladimer Putin 

Commented Jan 6, 2013 at 18:09:33 in UK

Understandable: he has already paid some 200 million in taxes and now the french government wants him to be a full-time government employee who gets paid a 25% commission on whatever he brings in.loser and they have a vote.
FBI Surveillance Of Occupy Wall Street Detailed

FBI Surveillance Of Occupy Wall Street Detailed

Commented Jan 5, 2013 at 15:07:07 in Politics

“How the FBI "infiltrated" Occupy WallStreet?
Tough one - it was such an exclusive organization - so I suspect they walked up and said: "can I join?" The heinous part was they probably didn't tell the whole truth about their personal backgrounds, which surely every other Occupy member did.
Sandy Flood Insurance Aid Bill Sails Through House After Outcry

Sandy Flood Insurance Aid Bill Sails Through House After Outcry

Commented Jan 4, 2013 at 15:35:01 in Politics

“Another big-government welfare payment approved.k
Debt Ceiling Showdown: GOP Pledges To Extract Cuts From Obama

Debt Ceiling Showdown: GOP Pledges To Extract Cuts From Obama

Commented Jan 4, 2013 at 15:33:20 in Politics

“Obsolutely! There should be no limits on how badly we punish Americans for our own inability to work out a deal.
Ed Balls Tells Jobseekers To Accept Work Or Lose Benefits

Ed Balls Tells Jobseekers To Accept Work Or Lose Benefits

Commented Jan 4, 2013 at 10:30:47 in UK Politics

“Well how unfair him! People are entitled to benefits and should not have to make ANY contribution in order to get them. Asking job seekers to take work is like asking employees to show up at the office: an outrageously oppressive requirement.
Why Not Use Bank Fines to Alleviate Poverty?

Why Not Use Bank Fines to Alleviate Poverty?

Commented Jan 4, 2013 at 10:27:50 in UK Politics

Yeah! If we can't get at the working person's savings by raising taxes, let's get at their savings by fining the banks!
Can We Avert The Coming Debt Ceiling Crisis With A Magic Coin?

Can We Avert The Coming Debt Ceiling Crisis With A Magic Coin?

Commented Jan 4, 2013 at 10:24:41 in Politics

“Credit card maxed out. I know, let's get a new credit card!
House GOP Lets Violence Against Women Act Passed By Senate Die Without A Vote

House GOP Lets Violence Against Women Act Passed By Senate Die Without A Vote

Commented Jan 3, 2013 at 10:27:34 in Politics

That's the problem with sexist laws: one has to keep trying to broaden it to include the at-risk. Had it been a Violence Against People act, the category extensions would not have been needed.
U.S. Fiscal Cliff Deal Leaves House Republicans Angry, Deal In Jeopardy

U.S. Fiscal Cliff Deal Leaves House Republicans Angry, Deal In Jeopardy

Commented Jan 3, 2013 at 10:20:59 in Politics

Well, if history is a guide, they'll have two days.  Until they can threaten default, recession, or some other disaster to punish the people with, they will not do the job we elected them to do.
Pakistani Female Teachers Killed By Unknown Gunmen In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistani Female Teachers Killed By Unknown Gunmen In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Commented Jan 1, 2013 at 18:33:13 in World

It is time for a jihad against these moharebeh Taliban, to make it incumbent on all faithful Muslims to eliminate this stain on Islam.
U.S. Fiscal Cliff Deal Leaves House Republicans Angry, Deal In Jeopardy

U.S. Fiscal Cliff Deal Leaves House Republicans Angry, Deal In Jeopardy

Commented Jan 1, 2013 at 18:11:48 in Politics

“This bill does not have enough spending cuts in it! 
I know, let's punish the American people because we in congress can't make a deal.
James Knight, Dentist Who Fired 'Irresistible' Worker, Gets Slammed On Yelp

James Knight, Dentist Who Fired 'Irresistible' Worker, Gets Slammed On Yelp

Commented Dec 27, 2012 at 08:52:14 in Business

“Guy has an employee who is an existential threat to his marriage. Sounds like the consensus here is that he should keep the employee and let the marriage go. Not sure I agree.k
New York Newspaper The Journal Sparks Outcry After Publishing Gun Owners Details Online

New York Newspaper The Journal Sparks Outcry After Publishing Gun Owners Details Online

Commented Dec 27, 2012 at 08:47:58 in UK

So the Journal News has published a list of places where criminals can pick up guns free of charge - not sure that is the best idea. 

I do like goosey-gander publishing of the addresses of the Journal News journalists: they should know what it feels like.

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