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Posted by noiretextatique in Latest Breaking News
Sun Aug 21st 2011, 08:22 PM
Dee Close, a 47-year-old homemaker in Memphis, said she was worried about a drift in the country. Over the last three or four years, Ive realized how immense that drift has been away from what made this country great, Ms. Close said.

really, Dee...the last 3 or 4 years?! it's been the last 30 years of drift that concern me.


Some defended being on Social Security while fighting big government by saying that since they had paid into the system, they deserved the benefits.

Others could not explain the contradiction.

Thats a conundrum, isnt it? asked Jodine White, 62, of Rocklin, Calif. I dont know what to say. Maybe I dont want smaller government. I guess I want smaller government and my Social Security. She added, I didnt look at it from the perspective of losing things I need. I think Ive changed my mind.

um, no you haven't been thinking very clearly about this, Jodine. almost seems like you feel deserving, but others people aren't. got it.


The only way they will stop the spending is to have a revolt on their hands, Elwin Thrasher, a 66-year-old semiretired lawyer in Florida, said in an interview after the poll. Im sick and tired of them wasting money and doing what our founders never intended to be done with the federal government.

oh, Elwin...this may come as a complete shock to you, but it's 2011, not 1776. i could say more...but why bother?


and then there's Kathy...

I just feel hes getting away from what America is, said Kathy Mayhugh, 67, a retired medical transcriber in Jacksonville. Hes a socialist. And to tell you the truth, I think hes a Muslim and trying to head us in that direction, I dont care what he says. Hes been in office over a year and cant find a church to go to. That doesnt say much for him.

teh stoopid burns

The nationwide telephone poll was conducted April 5 through April 12 with 1,580 adults. For the purposes of analysis, Tea Party supporters were oversampled, for a total of 881, and then weighted to their proper proportion in the poll. The margin of sampling error is plus or minus three percentage points for all adults and for Tea Party supporters.

conclusion: if these people are "more educated than the general public" the general public is really stupid...a degree or two does not an education make. get a brain, morans!

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/us/polit...
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Posted by noiretextatique in General Discussion
Wed Aug 03rd 2011, 02:46 AM
this balanced approach you speak of is killing me, and millions of americans. your balanced approach has landed a big, fat elephant on my back, and honestly, i cannot bear the burden now, so please stop asking me to sacrifice. warren buffet and other billionaires believe they should be paying more taxes, and i am glad you agree. but please stop asking people who are already hurting to shoulder more of the burden because the people responsible for this mess chose to remain in denial. might i suggest that you talk about: extending unemployment benefits, suspending taxes and penalties on 401k early withdrawals, and job creation...that is, if you truly want to inspire people. telling people who are already suffering that they need to suffer more probably isn't the best strategery.

warmly,
a person who really hopes you change

p.s. knock off the reagan stuff.
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