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xongsmith
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Message 55 of 305 (884220)
01-29-2021 1:22 PM
Reply to: Message 54 by Phat
01-29-2021 8:42 AM


Phat writes:
having a job versus not having a job.
do you make $150,000 or more? No? then you will get a full stimulus.

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."
- xongsmith, 5.7d

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Message 59 of 305 (884227)
01-30-2021 12:43 PM
Reply to: Message 58 by Phat
01-30-2021 12:22 PM


Re: . Response To Needy People
Phat writes:
The real issue is government debt and how far it can realistiucally increase.
Well, if Biden & the Dems can undo all of the criminally egregious tax break the Trump administration hung on our backs, it'll go a long ways towards pushing that issue onto a back burner. Those in that bracket should pay even more than they were before the tax cut.
Today I saw that Biden wants to end the 40 Billions subsidy to the Oil Industry. Hoooray! About time.

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."
- xongsmith, 5.7d

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xongsmith
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Message 102 of 305 (885081)
03-21-2021 5:07 PM
Reply to: Message 98 by jar
03-18-2021 7:07 PM


Re: Does Stupidity Go With The Job?
jar wrote:
For example over the last 5 months slightly more than 10,000 "unaccompanied minors" (and anyone 17 or younger is classed that way) that BP has apprehended. That's an average of 2000 a day.
WHOOPSIE, 2000 per month you meant.
just my OCD....

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."

- xongsmith, 5.7d


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Message 246 of 305 (889210)
11-10-2021 3:57 PM
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11-10-2021 3:44 PM


Re: Feste
Feste is a Shakespearean character from Twelfth Night who plays a jester, a fool.

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."

- xongsmith, 5.7d


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Message 248 of 305 (889212)
11-10-2021 4:13 PM
Reply to: Message 243 by Phat
11-10-2021 3:00 PM


Re: The Coming Republican Apocolypse
Phat asks:
How is it that Republicans are a minority and yet have that much political influence?? First of all they are not as appealing as they used to be. Second they will never let go of Trump.
Wht cant the Democrats find a candidate that conservatives could grow to like?
Republicans use voter suppression, like axing names from voter lists, reducing places where people of color can vote, which makes for very long lines and - of course - the Electoral College, a fossil from the landowner phase of this country that rewards large, nearly empty rural states. Along with other vile things.
Democrats want to CHANGE this and conservatives, who are against changes, like things just the way they are/were in the 1950's. Big Oil, Big Pharma, Big Insurance - all HUGE contributors to the Reptiles - have stacked congress against change and have even written legislation to keep it funneling money from everyone to the top 1%, damn whoever dies as a result. Some Democrats also take their money, but not every single one of them, unlike the Reptile party.
The Reptile Party has NEVER been appealing to me. I think I voted once for a Reptile, Francis Sargent over Mike Dukakis for Governor and lost.

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."

- xongsmith, 5.7d


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xongsmith
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Message 253 of 305 (889228)
11-11-2021 5:11 AM
Reply to: Message 251 by LamarkNewAge
11-10-2021 11:54 PM


Re: Hey Zongsmith! Can you tell me how much "Big Pharma" costs us?
you see plenty at big pharma price gouging - Google Search
the one in particular relates to our friend here, Phat:
BTW, if you can't even spell "xongsmith" or "endorsed by" please take some time to edit things. hope this helps.

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."

- xongsmith, 5.7d


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xongsmith
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Message 255 of 305 (889287)
11-14-2021 11:43 PM
Reply to: Message 254 by LamarkNewAge
11-14-2021 4:57 PM


Re: Hey Zongsmith! Can you tell me how much "Big Pharma" costs us?
LNA argues:
Ending all profits on prescription drugs will make little to no difference in overall healthcare costs.
change that to
Ending all EXCESSIVE profits on prescription drugs will make little to no difference in overall healthcare costs.
That may be, but the journey to the End Days of the "Whatever the Market Will Bear" criminal concept has to begin *somewhere*.
Whether it's Insulin, or Epipens, or you name it, it must end as a moral rubric, because it is immoral, and a form of Extortion.
And remember - insurance companies are always looking for a way to DENY coverage. They are NOT on our side.
Overall healthcare costs here in the USA are flat-out CRIMINAL!

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."

- xongsmith, 5.7d


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xongsmith
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Message 258 of 305 (889359)
11-20-2021 5:46 AM
Reply to: Message 257 by jar
11-15-2021 12:37 PM


Re: and the US still has the worst health care in almost all the developed world.
Indeed, the USA is no longer a developed country.
Minimal requirement of being developed: Health Care for ALL

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."

- xongsmith, 5.7d


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xongsmith
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Message 273 of 305 (893494)
04-15-2022 9:32 AM
Reply to: Message 269 by Tanypteryx
02-24-2022 12:57 PM


Re: It Has Started
Tanypteryx writes:
Nuclear winter isn't my preferred fix for global warming, a bit drastic.
ah yes...
from my Long Song "Not Gonna Happen", verse 7:
some people think a comet'll make the world blow up & burn,
some say nuclear winter, some predict a Super Germ,
some believe in The Rapture, some in cryogenic nappin'...
but they've all got it all wrong, 'cause none of that stuff's gonna happen.
each one's usin' it as an excuse to keep their hands on their lap an'
if you're waitin' for The End Times ... they're not gonna happen.
it's the 7th song down in this list:
Nate Smith Songs | ReverbNation
the song is 9:48 long, so, a warning given here!

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."
Death to #TzarVladimirtheCondemned!
Enjoy every sandwich!

- xongsmith, 5.7dawkins scale


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Message 277 of 305 (893507)
04-15-2022 12:27 PM
Reply to: Message 275 by Percy
04-15-2022 10:26 AM


Re: The Biden Presidency Thus Far
Percy writes:
I thought he would be similar to Jimmy Carter in terms of effectiveness, and that assessment feels about right to me.
I think you vastly underestimate how cruel & vicious the GOP has been.
Biden can only do so much with these traitors in congress. I am continually amazed and disgusted at the polling numbers everywhere. Wake the fuck up, America! The GOP wants to EAT your children alive! And yet it's 48% to 46% the football player over the pastor in Georgia.
The GOP should just vaporize itself out of existence. They have NEVER been good guys all 76 years of my life, except when Ike had those high tax rates for the rich.
Biden doesn't even have the Senate with Manchin & Sinema sucking the c*cks of huge corporate powers. It's amazing he can get anything done!
I strongly urge all voting Americans to vote Progressive Blue up and down your ballot!!!

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."
Death to #TzarVladimirtheCondemned!
Enjoy every sandwich!

- xongsmith, 5.7dawkins scale


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Message 283 of 305 (893563)
04-16-2022 2:43 PM
Reply to: Message 280 by marc9000
04-16-2022 10:46 AM


Re: The Biden Presidency Thus Far
marc9000 spouts:
Biden campaigned that he was going to "shut down the virus", something he had no plan to do of course
marc, are you vaccinated yet? or are you an anti-vaxxer?
if you are, you can thank Biden for implementing the program so fast. Trump would still be sitting in Mar-a-Lago having a vodka with Putin. So you are dead wrong on that. Asshole count++.
if you're not, then you are an asshole to the health of the country. Asshole count++.
Putin didn't attack Ukraine during Trump's presidency, and there's no reason to think he would have in a second Trump term
Why would he make waves for his best pro-totalitarian friend in the US? No - he waits until a Democrat is in office. And you sort of "cheered". Asshole count++.
Biden. His feebleness, the way he mis-speaks and staggers around in public, no leaders around the world have respect for him
What leaders? Name them. Are they Putin, Il Jung, Erdogan, Le Pen? Yunno, the leading assholes of the world? It speaks volumes on YOU to pick on his age from a few grossly exaggerated right-wing clips. Your Asshole count gets another bump to 3...
Biden closed construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as soon as he took office
LOLOL!!! What a dumbo YOU are to believe this has anything to do with gas prices.
Would common sense involve maybe reopening the Keystone pipeline
Dummy, No. Stupidity's sense...a few temporary jobs for NO FUCKIN OIL, instead we deliver it to the world market and take all the aquifer risks.
Oh there are too many right-wing bullshits to continue to enumerate here, so I'll cut to the chase:
I'd like to see some discussion here about what Democrats would like to do for the good of the country
Open your eyes! We want Medicare for All, we want to end voting rules that are clearly targeting non-white voters, we want to end racism, sexism, we want to promote democracy but not by forcing countries to use our hand-picked leaders, we want to have science in charge where it belongs and religions out of where they don't belong, we want a living minimum wage so single mothers don't have to slave 3 jobs, we want kindness and empathy and all of those kind of things the GOP does not want to see, and eventually switch out of the filthy oil-based economy and into solar, wind, geothermal and other renewable energy sources and all the CEO oligarchs in jail. i may have missed a few somethings...
Edited by xongsmith, : could be misinterpreted

Edited by xongsmith, : No reason given.


"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."
Death to #TzarVladimirtheCondemned!
Enjoy every sandwich!

- xongsmith, 5.7dawkins scale


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xongsmith
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Message 289 of 305 (893679)
04-18-2022 10:29 AM
Reply to: Message 288 by marc9000
04-16-2022 10:26 PM


Re: The Biden Presidency Thus Far
marc9000 replies:
Not (as of now) planning to bother with it. The pandemic seems to be winding down on its own, like the one from 100 years ago.
Think again. Everytime they (mostly Republican Governors and state officials) start to relax standards of masking and distancing, the virus comes back. I see that airplanes have backtracked on their premature relaxing of masking and now have returned to requiring masks.
I can? "Operation Warp Speed" happened under the Trump administration.
that was just his butt gas. he didn't implement it, just waved his hands at it.
So Biden gets ALL the credit for the development of Covid vaccines?
can't you read? i said IMPLEMENT, not DEVELOP. that was Germany and other foreign sites that developed it.
Putin feared and respected Trump, though they didn't have much in common.
You need to get better glasses. Putin regards Trump as a Useful Tool, not something to respect.
leaders of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
well, the fucking Saudis are such a fine group. aren't they responsible for birthing Osama Bin Laden? they have the world by the oily balls and that means the Republican Party and much of the Democrats.
the left never had anything derogatory to say about Trump personally, did they?
how about this from the right?:
A person asked the question, "Why are people so hostile towards President Donald Trump?"
Before you pass my answer off as “Another Liberal Snowflake” consider that
1.) I'm an independent centrist who has voted Republican way more often in my life than Democrat, and
2.) If you want to call someone who spent the entire decade of his 20’s serving in the Marine Corps a snowflake, I’d be ready to answer the question what did you do with your 20’s?
Why Liberals (And not-so liberals) are against President Trump.
A.) He lies. A LOT. Politifact rates 69% of the words he speaks as “Mostly False or worse” Only 17% of the things he says get a “Mostly True” or better rating. That is an absolutely unbelievable number. How he doesn’t speak more truth by mistake is beyond me. To put it in context, Obama’s rating was 26% mostly false or worse, and I had a problem with that. Many of Trump’s former business associates report that he has always been a compulsive liar, but now he’s the President of the United States, and that’s a problem. And this is a man who expects you to believe him when he points at other people and says “They’re lying”
B.) He’s an authoritarian populist, not a conservative. He advances regressive social policy while proposing to expand federal spending and federalist authority over states, both of which conservatives are supposed to hate.
C.) He pretends at Christianity to court the Religious Right but fails to live anything resembling a Christ-Like Life.
D.) His nationalist “America First” message effectively alienates us and removes us from our place as leaders in the international community.
E.) His ideas on “Keeping us safe” are all thinly veiled ideas to remove our freedoms, he is, after all, an authoritarian first. They also are simply bad ideas.
F.) He couldn’t pass a 3rd-grade civics exam. He doesn't’ know what he’s doing. He doesn't understand how international relations work, he doesn’t understand how federal state or local governments work, and every time someone tries to “Run it like a business” it’s a spectacular failure. See Colorado Springs’ recent history as an example. The Short, Unhappy Life of a Libertarian Paradise And that was a businessman with a MUCH better business track record than Trump. We are talking about a man who lost money owning a freaking gambling casino.
G.) He behaves unethicaly and always has. As a businessman, he constantly left in his wake unpaid contractors and invoices, litigation, broken promises, whatever he could get away with.
H.) He is damaging our relationships with our best international friends while kissing up to nations that do not have our best interests in mind. To his question “Wouldn't’ it be great to have better relations with Russia?” The answer is Yes. But it is RUSSIA who needs to earn that, who must stop doing the things that are damaging to that relationship, or we are simply weaker for it.
I.) He has never seen a shortcut he didn't like, and you can’t take shortcuts in government. “Nuclear Option, Remove the Filibuster, I’ll change the Constitution by Executive Order…Don…what happens when you remove the filibuster and the other side retakes the majority in the Senate? Suddenly want that filibuster back? What happens if you manage to change the Constitution by Executive Order and an Anti-2A President wins the next election?
J.) He behaves and has always behaved as an unabashed racist. Yes, I’ve seen your favorite meme that claims he was never accused of racism before the Democrats…Absolutely false. Donald Trump’s long history of racism, from the 1970s to 2019 See the Central Park 5, the lawsuits and fines resulting from his refusal to lease to black tenants, the 1992 lost appeal trying to overturn penalties for removing black dealers from tables, his remarks to the house native American affairs subcommittee in 1993. The man sees and treats racial groups of people as monoliths.
K.) He is systematically steamrolling regulations specifically designed to keep a disaster like the 2007 subprime mortgage crisis from happening again.
L.) He speaks and acts like a demagogue. He sees the Legislative and Judicial branches of government as inconveniences, blows up at criticism no matter how deserved and actively tries to countermand constitutional processes, not to mention attempts to blackmail and coerce people who are saying negative things about him
M.) His choices for top positions, with the exception of Gen. Mattis, who is a gem, have been horrendous. A secretary of Education without a resume that would get her hired as a small town grammar school principal, A secretary of Energy who didn't know the Department of Energy was responsible for nuclear reserves, an EPA head whose biggest accomplishments to date had been suing the EPA on multiple occasions, an FCC head who while working for Verizon actively lobbied to kill net neutrality, and an Attorney General who thinks pot is “nearly as bad as heroin” and asked Congress for permission to go after legal pot businesses in states where it is legal. (There goes that great Republican States rights rally cry again, right? *Crickets*) An Interim AG after Firing his First AG who’s appointment is probably unconstitutional.
N.) He denies scientific fact. Ever notice that the only people you hear denying climate change are politicians and lobbyists? 99% of actual scientists studying the issue agree that it’s real, man-made and caused by greenhouse gasses. Ever notice that every big disaster movie starts with a bunch of politicians in a room ignoring a scientist's warning?
0.) He does not have the temperament to lead this nation. He is Thin Skinned, childish, and a bully, never mind misogynistic, boorish, rude, and incapable of civil discourse.
P.) He still does not understand that the words he speaks, or tweets, are the official position of 1/3 of the US government, and so does not govern his words. He still thinks when he speaks it’s good ol’ Donald Trump. It’s not. It’s the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. You have probably spread a meme or two around talking about how no president’s every word has ever been dissected before…YES, THEY ALWAYS HAVE. It’s just that every other president in our lifetime has understood the importance of his words and took great care to govern his speech. Trump blurts out whatever comes to his mind then complains when people talk about what a dumb thing that was to say.
Q.) He’s unqualified. If you owned a small business and were looking for someone to manage it, and an unnamed resume came across your desk and you saw 6 bankruptcies, showing a man who had failed to make money running CASINOS, would you hire him? He is a very poor businessman. This is a man it has been estimated would have been worth $10 BILLION more if he’d just taken what his father had given him, invested it in Index Funds and left it alone.
R.) He is President. But he refuses to take a leadership position and understand that he is everyone’s President. Conservatives complain about liberals chanting “Not my President” while Trump himself behaves as if no one but his supporters matter.
S.) He’s a blatant hypocrite. He spent 8 years bitching Obama out for his family trips, or golfing, or any time he took for himself, and what does he do? He was already on his 20th golf outing in APRIL of his 1st year in office. He constantly rants about respect for the military, yet can’t be bothered to attend the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day because of a little rain. (And that excuse about Marine One not being able to fly in the rain is HILARIOUS.)
T.) He’s a misogynist. It's not really ok in this day and age to be a misogynist, but it’s not a huge deal if you’re a private citizen. It’s a pretty big deal if you hate half the people you’re elected to lead. The disdain for women seeps out of his …whatever…. and he just can’t hide it.
U.) Face it. In any other election “Grab Em’ By the Pussy” would have been the end of that candidate’s chances. Back in the 90’s I used to marvel about how Teflon Bill Clinton was. I no longer do. The fact that he managed to slip by on that is as much a statement about how much people hate Hillary Clinton as it is about what is wrong with politics in this country right now.
V.) He has one response to a differing opinion. Attack. A good leader listens to criticism, to different points of view, is capable of self-reflection, tries to guide people to his point of view, and when necessary stands his ground and defends his convictions. Any of that sound like Trump? His default is not to Lead, its’ to attack. Scorched Earth. The Jim Acosta reaction is a good example. There was no defense of his convictions when Acosta was asking him repeated questions about his rhetoric on the caravan. His response was to attack Acosta.
W.) He takes credit for everything positive while deflecting blame for everything negative. Look at him with the Stock Market. He’s been bragging about it since day one, and to give credit where credit is due, speculation on coming deregulation early in his presidency did fuel some rapid growth, but to pretend that it’s all him, that we’re not in the 9th year of the longest bull market in history and THEN, when the standard market volatility that deregulation inevitably brings about starts to show up? Yeah. Look at yesterday. Hey! Stock Markets losing because the Democrats won! Do I need to bring out the Stock market chart for the last 10 Years again?
X.) He emboldens the worst among us. Counter-protesters are slammed into by a car while countering actual Nazi rally, and the response is there’s fault on “Both Sides” The media is at fault for a nut job sending them and Donald’s favorite targets pipe bombs. The truth is not all Republicans, not all Trump Supporters are racist, fascist lunatics. Many are just taken in by the bombastic personality and are living in an information bubble made worse by the fact that they unfollow anyone and ignore any source of information that makes them feel uncomfortable. People on the left do that too. The Biggest problem the right has right now is that the worst of the Right is the loudest and the most in your face, and the actual right, especially the Freaking PRESIDENT needs to be standing up and saying No. Those are not our values.
Y.) He seems to think the Constitution of The United States, the document that IS who we are, the document he took an oath to support and defend is some sort of inconvenience. He demonstrates a complete lack of understanding of Constitution, from believing he can alter the 14th through executive order, to thinking The free exercise clause in the first amendment somehow supersedes the establishment clause (not that he really understands either) or that the free exercise clause only applies to Christians. Or his attacks on freedom of expression and the press. He repeatedly makes it clear that if he’s read them, he does not understand Articles 1–3, and that’s something he really should have before he took the job, because they’re not going away.
Z.) I’ll use Z for something I do blame him for, but the rest of us have to carry the blame too. Polarization. This country is more politically polarized than I can remember in my lifetime. Some of you who are a few years older than I may remember how it was in the late 60’s when construction workers in New York were being applauded for beating up hippies, I think it’s pretty close to that right now, but that was before my time. And he is the cause of much of the current level polarization, but also the result. It didn't’ start with Trump. We’ve been going down this road I think since the eruption of the Tea Party in the early years of the Obama Administration. I do hope the tide turns before it gets much worse because the thing that scares me more than anything is what if that keeps going the way it has been?”
- Chris O’Leary
you can skip that if you like, but
That's something I'll never be able to understand, it's such basic economics to know that when production goes down, scarcity and prices go up. How you can claim that production (pipeline transportation in this case) can go down, and availability and price can stay the same, is beyond me. But I'm experienced enough on far left forums to know that if I try to explore that with you, you'll fly into a rage and immediately say that you didn't claim that at all!!! Then you'll call me a lot of vulgar names, and get a half dozen green dots, including one from Jar the conservative!
you didn't see that Trump made a deal with the Saudis to slow production down? the KXL would have had ZERO effect, Marc. And what would I " immediately say that you didn't claim that at all!!!"??? can you point out this weird aspect for me?
Do you know the route of the Keystone Pipeline? It goes from Canada right to the midwest U.S. and stops. It goes to U.S. refineries.
it goes right over one of the biggest aquifers of clean water in the country, an aquifer that the native americans want to protect. all down to Texas refineries and then gets shipped out over the Gulf of Mexico to the world market, which will mean that the US doesn't see 1 single gallon of gasoline from this environmentally dangerous boondoggle until after the world market sets the price and includes it in the shipping around the world, some of which then returns to the greedy US Oil barons.
You act like these are things we once had, that Republicans have recently taken away.
LOLOL!! no, you dummy - these are goals we should adopt.
These are only very recent Democrat demands, they're not constitutional, and since the national debt is at an all time high, we can't afford them.
jeez, i can remember Medicare For All being a goal for decades, but the Repugnicans never want to spend money on people, just rich donors. The Debt has only improved under Democratic administrations. Liz Warren wants to enact a wealth tax and many want the oligarch billionaires to pay more in taxes than the average school teacher. OF COURSE WE CAN AFFORD THEM, if you fucks would quit spending on the rich billionaires.
You missed one general one that covers it all, communism.
OH NO! you are a Joe McCarthy fan!!! Communism is the same as Fascism - totalitarian. It should be avoided as should Fascism. Why are there Repugnants who openly support Putin? Why do you seem to think the left wants any of this?
No - it is the Republican Party who supports Fascism and Communism.
Edited by Adminnemooseus, : Put the blank lines into the otherwise wall of text A-Z quote box.

"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."
Death to #TzarVladimirtheCondemned!
Enjoy every sandwich!

- xongsmith, 5.7dawkins scale


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