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Posted by Nirek On Jun - 9 - 2014 270 COMMENTS
President_Barack_Obama_and_Senator_John_McCain_press_conference

First , let me say I am not a big fan of labels like “conservative” or “liberal”. I believe they are misleading at best.

Second, I have some questions and would appreciate some answers.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jun - 7 - 2014 44 COMMENTS
LSM II

The Navy played an important role in supporting the D-Day Landings. Off of Omaha Beach, my dad and his crew bombarded beaches where American forces struggled to survive.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jun - 6 - 2014 34 COMMENTS
Bergdahl captured photo

Despondent and angry, could Bergdahl have walked away expecting to die?

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jun - 5 - 2014 76 COMMENTS
impeach Obama

The House can vote the articles. The Senate can hold a trial. No conviction but does that matter?

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 4 - 2014 58 COMMENTS
kevin-jordan-1

Bad guys with guns are always on offense and can kill anyone at any time. Good guys with guns are necessarily on defense and rarely in the vicinity of bad guys with guns…and they could only act AFTER the bad guy has pulled out his gun and shot someone. So no, they don’t stop the bad guy from killing.

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 2 - 2014 292 COMMENTS
HP Divorce

Not only has HP now refused to dance with the one who brought them to the party, they are jumping into Mark Zuckerberg’s Ferrari and waving back at their community with a champagne glass in hand as they speed away.

Posted by Nirek On Jun - 2 - 2014 167 COMMENTS
Bowe captured_soldier

POW trades have happened for almost all wars. Those who argue that we should not trade for our soldiers don’t seem to understand that if we leave them and don’t try to swap for them we will have trouble getting people to join the service.

Posted by funksands On May - 27 - 2014 9 COMMENTS
BolENchIMAA1IIk

Leading MMT thinkers and authors insist often and loudly that they are simply trying to describe how money and thereby the economy, government and the private sector work. Whether a capitalist, socialist, communist, or any other -ist, everyone should want to know how the system they exist in operates.

Posted by Nirek On May - 25 - 2014 15 COMMENTS
350px-Reva_charging

What we need today is Electric cars that have batteries that can hold a charge longer and be recharged by a solar array. It needs to be inexpensive to buy so we can get more of them on the road and fewer of the internal combustion engines.

Posted by AdLib On May - 19 - 2014 25 COMMENTS
ows - Freedom Plaza

At a time in our nation’s history when our Supreme Court has chosen the wealthy to dominate our politics and the press has mostly abandoned their duty to empower the public with truth, how can the people find their way back to a true and responsive democracy?

Posted by Nirek On May - 16 - 2014 13 COMMENTS
gop obstruction

The same Republicans who decried the judicial filibuster and demanded an “up or down vote” for President Bush’s selections to the federal bench have stymied Obama’s choices at a record rate.

Posted by AdLib On May - 12 - 2014 55 COMMENTS
Albert Einstein

ADLIB: If I said 2 plus 2 equals 4, isn’t that the only correct answer?

CRUZ: I can list the names of a number of Republican economists who would disagree with you.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On May - 8 - 2014 52 COMMENTS
Lindsey_Graham

Why isn’t the Media all over the the New York Magazine Story of Lindsey Graham PLANTING the game changing 60 Minutes Story? If they don’t, then we must.

Posted by AdLib On May - 7 - 2014 39 COMMENTS
priebus thumbs up

Priebus ecplained, “We enlisted the best Republican minds to create a new language that would better respect and represent those in our party. When that failed, we asked the Koch Brothers to pay $10 million to Frank Luntz who quickly turned out the framework for this new language we’ve come to call, ‘Benghazian’. “

Posted by Nirek On May - 6 - 2014 30 COMMENTS
no_dollar_sign

Tax evasion and tax avoidance reduce government revenues. If there are loopholes that allows these companies to avoid paying taxes we need to close them. It is hurting America and its citizens who are paying their taxes.

Posted by Nirek On May - 1 - 2014 38 COMMENTS
HomelessFeature

It is a disgrace that we ask these people to fight and then when they get back to America they are abandoned.

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