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  1. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Are you kidding me?
    Know what I would do if I had 3 trillion dollars? 2 chicks at the same time...

    And he is cutting MediCare and MedicAid. I hope I dont catch anything...
     
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    OMFG!!!

    $3,000 billion dollars!!!1111113l3v3nty11111


    :eek:
     
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    Clinton.... surplus....Bush....deficit....Loopy....incredulous....N8....oblivious...there....can....be....only....one.....idiot....
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    $3T is like the entire GDP of the UK?

    Wow!
     
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    fluff Monkey Turbo

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    How do you get the sand out of your ears?
     
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    Westy the teste

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    And 10 times their national debt.

    America, **** yeah.
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    on thing that is for certain is that the US economy can grow and expand and rake in tax monies like no other in the world.

    dont fret.
     
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    Rank Order - Public Debt (% of GDP)
    #50 United Kingdom 43.30%
    #66 United States 36.80%

    meh...
     
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    Hmmmm, 15% increase in military spending while cutting medical services to the poor and reducing the amount of $$ to help with heating costs. Is bush still trying to get "Scrooge of the year award"?

    If it were up to me, I'd reduce all military spending by 90%, and just keep our large stockpile of nuclear weapons. Piss us off, and BOOM! Instead of a lengthy war in Iraq, a couple of targeted thermonuclear missile strikes and no more Saddam. Use the last 10% as bribes to get other people to do our fighting for us. Couple hundred million dollars in weapons for the Kurds and Shi'ites, couple of nukes for Baghdad, problem solved. Next!
     
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    $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    per...village...

    or do you lot say 'shire'?
     
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    There be lots in a shire, that be loike a county...
     
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    Don't worry. $600- per capita will turn everything around soon enough.
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    $600 to keep the yokels happy and buy votes.

    "on thing that is for certain is that the US economy can grow and expand and rake in tax monies like no other in the world."

    Government as a profit making proposition. Brilliant. The idea is to break almost even, and be fiscally responsible. Not mortage the national soul to China so that our childrens children are still cleaning up Shrubs mess.
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    you are sadly mistaken/misinformed about the $600 rebate and the rest of your statement is suspect as well
     
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    DirtyDog Gang probed by the Golden Banana

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    Well then educate us on the issue Regis.
     
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    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Are you saying the $600 WON'T stimulate the economy? OK, now I'm starting to think GWB doesn't know what he's doing.
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    happend twice before:

    2001 & 1975 both times to soften a recession.

    It is not a bribe for votes :rolleyes: but rather an economy kick-start based on some economic mumbo-jumbo.
     
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    There was no recession in 2001, there was positive economic growth. Never really was a threat of negative growth.
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Ahh.. summer of 2001... the dotcom bust and a general malaise in the US economy... good times.
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Okay, its not a bribe for votes...just very convenient timing. Go drink some more GOP Kool Aid N8...
    How is $600 ea. going to kick start the economy? Get every household lead a hooker and some tequilia? I have an idea, how about the government lead by example and not spend our childrens futures on oil wars?
     
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    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Am I reading this right?

    http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hlkG9t2Z4m8UfIya6iQ3-TfTPhRwD8UJON580

    What a piece of sh*t! Commit them to battle, and then pull the rug out from under them when they return home wounded.
    How's that for "supporting the troops" ?
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    I feel sorry for the next poor sap who becomes POTUS...gonna have a helluva mess to clean up.

    Who came up with the theory about it being a GOP plot...fvck sh#t up so bad the Dems will win one term, then be done forever when they cant pull the country out of its GOP induced tailspin, badda bing, badda boom, GOP rule forever...
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Go ahead and send him yours, assmunch. I am saving mine for hookers and Tequilia. Cheap hookers and good Tequillia. Both will make ya puke so much you will forget how much Shrub has screwed the country he couldnt fight for...
     
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    What 'programs' exactly are slated for cuts??

    Cuz..

     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    And how long was this suspended? Since before the end of FY 07 (LAST OCTOBER!) which is why we (Service members) are getting retroactive pay starting next month for our huge 3.5 % pay raise that Shrub DIDNT WANT US TO HAVE IN THE FIRST PLACE...
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    welcome to every year... Continuing resolution fund the gov/military for months past the Oct 1 new fiscal year start...
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    C'mon, this will be the first time in 18 years of service that I have experienced a retro active pay raise.
    (That I can remember. A few years are kind of fuzzy. Too much Soju, Bitburger or desert sand to clog the memory. Also, the wife keeps track of me money now, something about feeding kids or something...)
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Are you on the GOP payroll? Chief apologist?
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    :beerjam:
     
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    $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    recall that we too are vets. and check this out: b/c i got a hernia operation & my knee scoped while on active duty, i can apply for partial disability payments for the rest of my life. on the order of 10-20% disability won't make the house payments, but is more than bush's stimulus package, and for the rest of my life.

    these 'partially debilitating injuries' happened in the normal course of life, not from being in the combat zone, or training for combat. that's one part of the program that should be cut.

    next time you see someone w/ a disabled vet tag (where available), ask them what their disability is. if it's legit, they'll get that 1000 yd stare & go into a well-rehearsed & slightly embellished tale of woe. if they're like me, they'll start citing HIPAA & privacy laws and question your patriotism.
     
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    I have to say that the guys I know who retire out of the Air Force are freekin' experts are claiming disabilies. They know exactly what to get on their record and what to say at when at their outprocessing interview.

    Every one of them gets at least 20% and I have seen a lot more going to prefectly healthy people.
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    N8, you of all people should know that there are scammers in all branches of service. To point the finger at AF retirees is just ignant...
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    it was never ever as 'in your face' in the Navy... no one i knew ever applied unless they were seriously messed up. However, different story in the AF... it's routine
     
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    $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    another anecdote: friend of mine did one hitch & couldn't stand the dormrats, so he wore headphones & drowned out the sounds of life around.

    guess who's paying for his 20% disability for hearing loss due to his own negligence?
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    i just knew that 80's metal would f*&k you up!!!

    On the flip side; my exwife was a Navy Air Traffic Controller and she had hearing loss from wearing her ear piece during her enlistment but was denied disability when she went to get out.
     
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    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Heard that women vets, during outprocessing, simply get to check a yes/no box that asks "were you sexually assaulted/harassed at any time during your service?" And if they check yes, they automatically get 15% disability for the rest of their days, with no investigation or inquiry into their "claim."
     
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    :disgust1:
     
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    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Well big surprise there. I once stayed in an all-forces barracks, supposedly the AF guys recieved extra pay as a "low standard of living" compensation, where as for us, well, better than a squad bay.