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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 3 hours ago

Re: Cruz leaves Christian event after being booe

Very poor advance work.

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I know I wrote that, buy maybe it was perfect advance work. Best way possible to increase his credibility among the Pro-Israel crowd.

Then again, maybe I've read too many conspiracy [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 4 hours ago

Re: Even the NYT is sick of "It's Bush's Fa

and the fundies would go to such extreme's to prevent him from accomplishing anything.

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Nothing the GOP didn't see when Bush was President, Obama himself voted to filibuster Alito and Roberts as well as voting [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:43 PM

Re: Will Scotland Secede?

Will anyone really care.

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:27 PM

Re: Even the NYT is sick of "It's Bush's Fa

We are still waiting for that from GWB/Cheney more than TEN years later.

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They're not in power so anything they've had to say about the past six years is moot. Although Cheney has been running his mouth [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:10 PM

Re: AK running experiment in guaranteed income

Or we could try this...

Instead of QE, the Fed Could Have Given $56,000 to Every Household in America

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cjb44 posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:39 AM

You think "Blame Bush" is old?

Blaming the Adrian Peterson issue on Slavery is even older.

So a grown man disciplines his son a certain way because of Slave Culture? That doesn't even make sense. Why would anyone (especially a Black Man) follow a practice that slave [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:24 AM

Re: Even the NYT is sick of "It's Bush's Fa

And P.S. - the current mess (and the mess for decades to come)
IS Bush/Cheney's fault.

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Whether or not that's true or not, Obama knew that going in and stated he could correct it. He clearly didn't. Obama spent 4 years [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:58 AM

Re: Even the NYT is sick of "It's Bush's Fault&

The bungled rollout of Obamacare was not as bad as the botched response to Katrina.

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Actually, the rollout was much worse, especially the part where millions lost their coverage only to have buy new policies for more [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:47 AM

Re: AK running experiment in guaranteed income

Then most of the benefit would go to the affluent instead of equally to all--who are you, the third Koch brother?!

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Actually that would be the Obama/Clinton policy as well.

But what's wrong with giving tax [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:44 AM

Re: AK running experiment in guaranteed income

Doesn't that contradict your blanket statement that "tax hikes stay"?

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No, because you're only looking at income tax rates. And those are small differences when we're arguing over 5 points in any [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:59 AM

Re: AK running experiment in guaranteed income

I'm also imagining that other forms of welfare, for instance unemployment compensation, would be cut or eliminated. So that would pay for part of the program.

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That's something I'd never believe, but like the concept. [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:34 AM

Re: Cruz leaves Christian event after being booed

It's rare to see a politician walk away from a group instead of pandering to them.

But it's pretty poor advance work (being generous) from his people to not comprehend that a pro-Israel statement would be poorly received by this group. [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:14 AM

Re: AK running experiment in guaranteed income

Where would the money come from?

In Alaska it comes from oil revenues so that could work for Texas, Oklahoma...maybe coal revenue in West Virginia. What about States without a natural resources to pluck? Maybe a percentage of Casino [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:40 PM

Re: What if we made Iran an ally?

The Ayatollahs are fighting a losing battle. The world is becoming more secular and try as the may they can only slow down that trend.

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Not in the Middle East...it's becoming less secular. Saudi Arabia's religious [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:24 PM

Re: Biden to make history?

Clinton's whole "oh, gee whiz, I don't know if I'm going to run or not!" act has been too coy by half. And she stupidly played it out to the point where no one gives a crap anymore, they're just tired of hearing her talk about [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:16 PM

Re: Robo-calls - 1st amendment right or....

Maybe the phone companies have decided that landlines are simply too expensive to maintain.

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My $10 plan is cheap to me...but if Verizon gets 10 million customers to sign up for that plan who never make [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:09 PM

Re: What if we made Iran an ally?

* Iran announces that it will never initiate hostilities with Israel. - Do you honestly trust them not to fund Hamas and others under the table?

* Iran will use its influence to restrain attacks by Hezbollah against Israel. - [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:51 AM

Re: Robo-calls - 1st amendment right or....

My particular solution probably doesn't work for everyone. It did involve sacrificing a landline.

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FWIW, I never answer my landline. I have a barebones plan of $10 a month so I can have my alarm and Directv hooked up [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:42 AM

Re: Biden to make history?

Obama was supposed to help the Clintons, in return for Bill Clinton getting Obama re-elected, but as Clinton learned - Obama is a liar.

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Hillary probably also stated she would protect and defend in the process and so far [more]

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cjb44 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:38 AM

Re: Robo-calls - 1st amendment right or....

The now famous "Rachel from cardholder services" connected victims to a company that promised to lower credit card interest rates, collected a steep fee, and then provided little or no service according to court filings. Other scammers [more]

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