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right. & Obama is going all out for public schools, but his kids actually attend private ones. stare
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right. & Obama is going all out for public schools, but his kids actually attend private ones. stare


He's enjoying...the good life...he's has money..and power..and didn't I say money... emotion_awesome
He also has the fame.....thing...going on...with talk shows....he's one of the rich now....
Rich people love putting their kids...into private schools....
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right. & Obama is going all out for public schools, but his kids actually attend private ones. stare
I'm a straight male yet I support both gay marriage and a woman's rights.
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are you ready for astronomical raises in poverty, sudden jumps in the number of hungry people and rioting because of lack of access to food?

just cut foodstamps


for more information on who's on the chopping block when people get hungry, please check out the french revolution.
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right. & Obama is going all out for public schools, but his kids actually attend private ones. stare



well, the thing of it is, obama only has a certain amount of sway on the public schools funding. most schools are funded at the state level, and currently, public schools are dangerous, dirty, and unwieldy. obama's two daughters, as young black girls, would already be a hefty target for bullying, violence, sexual harassment, and descrimination. as the daughters of the president it's completely unrealistic to even imagine them going to a public school simply on the grounds that they would be a constant target for not just the normal school bullying and harassment, but a target from outside threats as well. it would bring far too much attention to them.

honestly, they probably dont even go to school. they probably have private instructors.
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The rich of the rich will have to shave four pennies off every dollar! That's enough to buy....

well, nothing. But it's still horrid! Be angry, get mad! Be a useful idiot parroting talking points when you don't know the facts!

If the bush tax cuts expire the tax rates will go back to the clinton levels.
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Juli Con Carne
right. & Obama is going all out for public schools, but his kids actually attend private ones. stare



well, the thing of it is, obama only has a certain amount of sway on the public schools funding. most schools are funded at the state level, and currently, public schools are dangerous, dirty, and unwieldy. obama's two daughters, as young black girls, would already be a hefty target for bullying, violence, sexual harassment, and descrimination. as the daughters of the president it's completely unrealistic to even imagine them going to a public school simply on the grounds that they would be a constant target for not just the normal school bullying and harassment, but a target from outside threats as well. it would bring far too much attention to them.

honestly, they probably dont even go to school. they probably have private instructors.


No they go to school. And as far as I know, the children of all of the President's (in modern times) have gone to private schools. Don't know about before he became President. But it's where they are going til they graduate even after his term is done. Unless I am wrong about that and anyone who's "on the inside" who knows this best will have to be the ones to set us right.
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OH NOES, FOUR PERCENT.
The rich of the rich will have to shave four pennies off every dollar! That's enough to buy....

well, nothing. But it's still horrid! Be angry, get mad! Be a useful idiot parroting talking points when you don't know the facts!

If the bush tax cuts expire the tax rates will go back to the Clinton levels.
Remember how horrible things were back in the late 90s?
soda was 99c, gas was a buck 80, jobs were running rampant....the horror, the horror!


Except that the current prices of everything will not go down and the current job situation will not change until corporation start doing something to jump start the economy. More people having jobs means more people buying stuff and paying taxes. Henry Ford was brilliant, by the way.


Also, this expiration will affect everybody.
With this expiration, a person earning 40K a year will have to pay another $2000 next year. Even the poor will have to pay more.
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OH NOES, FOUR PERCENT.
The rich of the rich will have to shave four pennies off every dollar! That's enough to buy....

well, nothing. But it's still horrid! Be angry, get mad! Be a useful idiot parroting talking points when you don't know the facts!

If the bush tax cuts expire the tax rates will go back to the Clinton levels.
Remember how horrible things were back in the late 90s?
soda was 99c, gas was a buck 80, jobs were running rampant....the horror, the horror!


Except that the current prices of everything will not go down and the current job situation will not change until corporation start doing something to jump start the economy. More people having jobs means more people buying stuff and paying taxes. Henry Ford was brilliant, by the way.


Also, this expiration will affect everybody.
With this expiration, a person earning 40K a year will have to pay another $2000 next year. Even the poor will have to pay more.


I do remember Obama saying he would keep bush tax cuts for people earning 200k and under.
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Are you ready for america's largest american tax increase in histroy?
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OH NOES, FOUR PERCENT.
The rich of the rich will have to shave four pennies off every dollar! That's enough to buy....

well, nothing. But it's still horrid! Be angry, get mad! Be a useful idiot parroting talking points when you don't know the facts!

If the bush tax cuts expire the tax rates will go back to the Clinton levels.
Remember how horrible things were back in the late 90s?
soda was 99c, gas was a buck 80, jobs were running rampant....the horror, the horror!


Except that the current prices of everything will not go down and the current job situation will not change until corporation start doing something to jump start the economy. More people having jobs means more people buying stuff and paying taxes. Henry Ford was brilliant, by the way.


Also, this expiration will affect everybody.
With this expiration, a person earning 40K a year will have to pay another $2000 next year. Even the poor will have to pay more.


I do remember Obama saying he would keep bush tax cuts for people earning 200k and under.


I remember it too. But we are again having trouble with it because Congress...
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OH NOES, FOUR PERCENT.
The rich of the rich will have to shave four pennies off every dollar! That's enough to buy....

well, nothing. But it's still horrid! Be angry, get mad! Be a useful idiot parroting talking points when you don't know the facts!

If the bush tax cuts expire the tax rates will go back to the Clinton levels.
Remember how horrible things were back in the late 90s?
soda was 99c, gas was a buck 80, jobs were running rampant....the horror, the horror!


Except that the current prices of everything will not go down and the current job situation will not change until corporation start doing something to jump start the economy. More people having jobs means more people buying stuff and paying taxes. Henry Ford was brilliant, by the way.


Also, this expiration will affect everybody.
With this expiration, a person earning 40K a year will have to pay another $2000 next year. Even the poor will have to pay more.


I do remember Obama saying he would keep bush tax cuts for people earning 200k and under.


I remember it too. But we are again having trouble with it because Congress...
So the power and effect of many of these resolutions is limited to those who can manipulate the majority of the Congress, rather than the President himself in many cases? User Image
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17 new taxes in obama care?
Are you ready for the elderly to suffer with $700 billion cut from medicare?
are you ready for high energy prices from cap and trade?
are you ready for chevy volt to die?
Are you ready for out of control spending and tax increases?
VOTE FOR OBAMA THEN!!!

I don't know how we would survive without the Chevy Volt. rolleyes
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So the power and effect of many of these resolutions is limited to those who can manipulate the majority of the Congress, rather than the President himself in many cases? User Image


The Senate and Congress have been known to hold things up or (as in the case of the past four years being quite evident) not bringing things up at all (House Rep was caught doing that)... yes

And Congress has more power than any.

Process starts with Senate. If passed, goes to "the House" and through Congress. If passed goes to President. If Vetoed by President, Congress may take it up for a vote to either ratify or over-turn the veto (which needs a 2/3 s vote). If P. veto is over-turned, the whole Bill goes back to the beginning to start the whole process all over again.

This is not even taught in schools. There used to be educative commercials "I am a Bill" and all that shown on tv. That is where I learned it from. But you can check that out yourself.

So to answer your question... yes.
Case in point is when Clinton tried to "clean house" when trying to cut spending at The White House. The President has seven - count em - seven personnel that plans and puts into action, the President's traveling activities. Clinton fired four of them. Congress made him hire them all back. That is just one example.
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Are you ready for america's largest american tax increase in histroy?
17 new taxes in obama care?
Are you ready for the elderly to suffer with $700 billion cut from medicare?
are you ready for high energy prices from cap and trade?
are you ready for chevy volt to die?
Are you ready for out of control spending and tax increases?
VOTE FOR OBAMA THEN!!!


I'll do that then.
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Are you ready for america's largest american tax increase in histroy?
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OH NOES, FOUR PERCENT.
The rich of the rich will have to shave four pennies off every dollar! That's enough to buy....

well, nothing. But it's still horrid! Be angry, get mad! Be a useful idiot parroting talking points when you don't know the facts!

If the bush tax cuts expire the tax rates will go back to the clinton levels.
Remember how horrible things were back in the late 90s?
soda was 99c, gas was a buck 80, jobs were running rampant....the horror, the horror!
Oh god, that graph scored a critical hit on me.
Classic misrepresentation of values to make it seem like a difference is larger than it is. Thanks for saying that it was 4%, I would've completely missed checking what the actual difference was.

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