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jerryab2 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3 hours ago

Re: Lybia-another job well done

Old history. When the present is too painful the weak dwell to history.

'Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.'

George Santayana

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:33 PM

Re: Article V Constitutional Convention

The Supreme Court effectively ruled income tax unconstitutional in an 1895 decision. That was corrected by the 16th Amendment adopted in 1913.

That then creates a much more difficult problem for conservatives: Would corporations be [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:22 PM

Re: Lybia-another job well done

Better to light a single candle than curse the darkness.

Ah, refusing comment on the conflagration your "single candle" started. Whatever happened to taking "personal responsibility"?

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jerryab2 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:08 PM

Re: Fool post from 2012

They are the residue of centralized bureaucracy, of government by a self-anointed elite.

–Ronald Reagan


Reagan = one of the "self-anointed elite".

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jerryab2 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:07 PM

Re: Lybia-another job well done

"A Job Well Done As Libya Implodes"

The consequences of GWB's "policy of spreading democracy around the world, especially in the Middle East, as a strategy for combating terrorism; and a willingness to unilaterally [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:01 PM

Re: Physician Gag Laws

This article describes the early impetus for the physician gag laws

Would that be overridden by the "sincerely held beliefs" of doctors to obtain the information THEY needed to make "informed" medical opinions? [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:33 PM

Re: Will you fight in the war?

one that will claim 100,000,000 lives.

Piffle. China ALONE would accept that loss with virtually no problem.

Let us know when you are able to discuss a REAL war.

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:18 PM

Re: Govt is the true creator of econ growth

Unencumbered by regulations and concerns about employment and the environment and permits, Chinese companies can just go ahead and do it.

Why is it the author totally ignores this rather obvious aspect of China?


They also [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:12 PM

Re: Govt is the true creator of econ growth

You didn't answer the question as it relates to economic growth.

I did. You do not understand the chart to which you posted the link. Try again AFTER you comprehend it.

Yesterday

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:27 PM

Re: Article V Constitutional Convention

A Constitutional amendment is the usual way to deal with this problem. Eg income tax.

Income tax won't get cut--taxation is specifically permitted in the US Constitution, put in the main body of the document by the [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:07 PM

Re: Govt is the true creator of econ growth

If this is true then explain: http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2011/06/quantifyin......

Easy.

1. One person alive in a year = X
2. Number [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:13 PM

Re: New Business Opportunity?

That rationale would also ban *all* marriage opportunities for women who have gone through menopause or are otherwise able to bear children. It also applies to men who have had a vasectomy or are otherwise unable to produce sperm or are unable to [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:06 PM

Re: Article V Constitutional Convention

1 - Term Limits for the House and Senate.

Valid.

2 - Removing life tenure for Federal Judges and SCOTUS Justices.

Fail. Makes judges pander to the current President/govt to get re-appointed rather than decide [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:55 PM

Re: Speaking of Presidential lawsuits

It is one of the major reasons no senior GWB administration official can leave the US without official federal cover. They are subject to arrest once outside the country as there are warrants out for their arrest. Obama is protecting them--which is [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:42 AM

Re: Sarah Palin starting her own News Channel

I'm not so sure her channel will have a "Right only" audience.

Correct.

ALL comedians will be subscribed for 24/7 fresh material--and they will legitimately categorize that expense as a business tax [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:28 PM

Re: An interesting strategy

August 1974 -- Nixon met with Republican congressional leaders and was told he faced certain impeachment in the House and had, at most, only 15 votes in his favor in the Senate--far fewer than the 34 he needed to avoid removal from [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:35 PM

Re: An interesting strategy

I provided a timeline. When, precisely, did conservatives "know," by date, what Nixon had done? Do not state your opinion. Facts only.

June 3, 1973: John Dean has told Watergate investigators that he discussed the Watergate [more]

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jerryab2 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:40 AM

Re: An interesting strategy

Why would any responsible Congress ask a president to resign based on speculation? You said they "sat on their hands." They did not.

Conservatives KNEW what Nixon had done--violated the law to undermine the US way of [more]

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