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I Watched Yesterday’s Program And While I Am Never Fan Of Religions & Their Brainwashers (That Will Give You Where I Come From)

...The Idea Of Never Helping Those In Need, But Thom Hartmann (And Sadly Every Political Talker, On The True Left/None Capitalist*) Miss The Three-Most Important, Factual & Un-Debate-Able Reasons (To Me Only Valid Reasons; Coming Through The Problems Of Overpopulation; Immigrants Prefer Certain Areas Of The Country).

Do Ch7 Bankruptcy Protections Violate The 5th Amendment?

This is just one of those topics that I have no real opinion on, but just want to see where the discussion goes. Do Ch7 bankruptcy protections violate the letter or spirit of the 5th Amendment?

The Fifth reads...

"I’m a cop. If you don’t want to get hurt, don’t challenge me,"

Here's a column from the Washington Post written by Sunil Dutta, a 17-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and professor of homeland security at Colorado Tech University. Welcome to America-Home Of The Police State.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/19/sunil-dutta-police-washington-p...

Clinton, Obama and the New Era of American Empire

to read Norman Birnbaum's article published on August 19, 2014, click on

http://www.nachdenkseiten.de/wp-print.php?p=22889

First Hand Account of Police Violence in Ferguson

A Night in Ferguson: Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, and a Jail Cell

By 19 Aug 2014, 4:59 PM EDT

Unions

Following Thoms discussion on Unions and quitting them I thought that I would tell you a recent experience of mine.

Unions

Following Thoms discussion on Unions and quitting them I thought that I would tell you a recent experience of mine.

Good Example Of The Oxymoron-'Military Intelligence'

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/map-shows-why-f-35-145300144.html

"This Map Shows Why The F-35 Has Turned Into A Trillion-Dollar Fiasco"

EU visas

With Irish lineage you can get an EU visa, or UK or Irish. Check out your names

http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/top-100-irish-last-names-explained2-139628643-237431291.html

Hillary Clinton?

Ok, maybe I'm not on board here:

[Hilliary Clinton] argued that the "failure" of the Obama administration to arm Syrian rebel forces led to the rise of the Islamic State.

So there you have it. She was for 'arming' the rebels in Syria. And where else? And what other military action?

Hawaii Senate

1600 votes are the span for the Democratic nominee. The guy is leading but the lady is close Hanabusa is her name and I am rooting for her. 1)there should be more women in both houses 2) a trvial point, an immigrant from Poland was a musician and craftsman, was also very patriotic toward his new homeland. John So was enamored enough to change his name, a little. He added USA to his last name and John Philip Sousa even invented the Sousaphone. Anyhow I doubt Hanabusa altered her name but Hanab might be an island name.

Reagan

From '81 to '89:

National debt: 1B to 2.9 Tr

Military spend: 190B to 340B

FICA: 6.65 to 7.51

Top tx rate: 70 to 29 (plus a set amt)

Cap gains tx: 15.9 to 22.9?

Unemployment : 7.6 to 5.3

GDP: 3211 to 5658

Inflation: 10.3 to 4.8

Is any of that disputable?

Would Obama be So Unpopular Today if He Had Governed as a TRUE Liberal and Not a GOP-lite NeoLib?

I don't think so.

There's no question that Obama's persistent penchant to compromise with and adopt horrible GOP ideas is the main source of his general unpopularity today.

For example, we can trace much of his unpopularity to the unpopularity of the ACA, a horrible GOP alternative to single-payer.

Should Illegal Immigrants Get Better Healthcare Than Citizen Prisoners?

Compare these 2 stories.

http://dailycaller.com/2014/08/13/insurer-linked-group-now-pushing-obama...

"Insurer-Linked Group Now Pushing Obamacare For Illegal Immigrants"

http://www.healthycal.org/archives/12048

Poor health care moving from prison to jails

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