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President Obama will reportedly return 5 percent of his salary each month to the Treasury out of a desire to share in the sacrifice that government employees are making. Are you either impressed or inspired?

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billldoesntgetit

Apr-08-13 10:21 PM

Obamacare will eliminate 2 million jobs in 2014 and shrink the economy by 1.7 percent, the Economic Policy Institute study projected.

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billldoesntgetit

Apr-08-13 4:15 PM

well said muleskinner...

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muleskinner

Apr-08-13 3:21 PM

Obama wants to do his part so you have to feel obligated to do your part. If you make 40 grand each year, you should return 5 percent to your employer, share in the sacrifice for the company.

If Obama can do it, you can too.

If Obama really wanted to do his part, he would return 5 percent of his total wealth, not the yearly salary.

If he is worth 10 million, he should pay the treasury 500 grand, or work for free for the next 15 months.

He should be fined a 100 thousand dollars for not paying his fair share.

Why isn't the IRS after this deadbeat?

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locomotive

Apr-08-13 10:11 AM

grramexxx

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minreader

Apr-07-13 10:36 PM

TheRugbyReader are you the same poster who posted degrading remarks of women a few months back?

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locomotive

Apr-07-13 9:50 PM

billgrr, nice job of c/p. I was the one who typed it first, so it's familiar to me.

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Thanks, billgrr!

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billldoesntgetit

Apr-07-13 6:58 PM

So once again Obama will submit a budget that even his own people won't vote on. He is so disconnected from the people its pathetic

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billldoesntgetit

Apr-07-13 6:57 PM

Notice the dirty little mans budget..which his supporters don't like???

Obama supporters disagree particularly with the part of his spending plan that calls for a new inflation formula that would reduce the annual cost of living adjustments for a range of government programs, including Social Security and benefits for veterans.

Sleazy little punk should reduce4 all Government wages not just government programs cost of living..

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billldoesntgetit

Apr-07-13 6:42 PM

Four boxes keep us free: the soap box, the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box.

"Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the American Government take care of him; better take a closer look at the American Indian." Henry Ford

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EarlyBird

Apr-07-13 8:28 AM

veritas, good for you buddy! What does whale poop taste like?

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billldoesntgetit

Apr-06-13 11:31 PM

And then we have Drag Welfare Queens?

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billldoesntgetit

Apr-06-13 11:29 PM

Bill I didn't vote him in.. And no I'm not drunk. I don't drink and I don't smoke and I don't take drugs..

But I knew if I messed up a few words you would get on your high horse.. and it worked.. Your an easy mark BillG.

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billldoesntgetit

Apr-06-13 10:30 PM

Hey Bill I have something to say.. Looky what Obamammam boy is doing.

The official, who spoke on a condition of anonymity to describe a budget that has yet to be released, said Obama would reduce the federal government deficit by $1.8 trillion over 10 years.

Looky 1.8 Trillion over 10 years.. Guess you and your people like you will be dead and gone before this country ever gets back on its feet. Only going to take 40 or 50 years to get the debt paid off that Obama has racked up..

Ain't that Boy just grand?????

Obama will go down in history as the biggest spender ever. The Guy who bankrupted America and you8 can thank all the stupid idots that vited him in TWICE Dumb the first time and really reallly really dumb to do it agin..

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minreader

Apr-06-13 9:49 PM

VP Joe said that he will not give up any of his salary. Joe said that if he did he would give the money to charity, but also said that if his staff was subject to the furloughs he would consider giving it to them.

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locomotive

Apr-06-13 9:34 PM

What color are your roots, billgrr, as long as you brought up the subject?

Any answer you might give will be the opposite of titillating for me.

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locomotive

Apr-06-13 9:21 AM

billgrr now works in retail, folks, as he seems to doing clean-up in aisle 13 for a dear friend of his.

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SLAAAPPPP

Apr-05-13 6:11 PM

Geez Prez, that's great. Funny thing is there have been no spending 'cuts' because of the sequester. No, the sequester has only limited the planned/expected spending INCREASES. Now, how do I get invited to one of your big dance parties that I help fund? Oh, really? Well at least send me a pic of your Don Cornelius get-up. Thanks Prez. signed, Taxpayer.

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EarlyBird

Apr-05-13 3:04 PM

cab=can

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EarlyBird

Apr-05-13 3:04 PM

But, we are not. If you cab read.

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EarlyBird

Apr-05-13 3:02 PM

Very simply, if you are the largest producer it would stand to reason you will be the largest recipient.

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EarlyBird

Apr-05-13 3:00 PM

veritas, I can rely on you to miss the point.

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namexxx

Apr-05-13 2:48 PM

From reality:

This whole state is a ghetto full of hoople moochers.

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locomotive

Apr-05-13 12:40 PM

From wikipedia...

"A welfare queen is a pejorative phrase used in the United States to refer to people who are accused of collecting excessive welfare payments through fraud or manipulation."

From urbandictionary...

#1 definition: "Welfare Queen: A woman, regardless of race who is living off the welfare system purely because of laziness and not due to any real need."

namexxx needs to use this phrase, because he imagines it can strengthen his (lack of) rational discourse.

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minreader

Apr-05-13 11:35 AM

Virginia 62,715 65,546 4.5 3.2 4.4 1.2 527,906 582,494 10.3 Washington 112,583 124,937 11 4.6 6.3 1.7 542,599 631,487 16.4 West Virginia 21,223 22,927 8 4.7 4.6 -0.1 273,852 285,242 4.2 Wisconsin 38,803 37,811 -2.6 4.8 5.1 0.3 394,494 469,853 19.1 Wyoming 478 613 28.2 2.9 3.3 0.4 23,591 24,993 5.9

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minreader

Apr-05-13 11:35 AM

Pennsylvania 212,788 199,273 -6.4 4.4 5.8 1.4 1,157,888 1,234,892 6.7 Rhode Island 24,093 19,908 -17.4 5.1 9.3 4.2 81,417 90,444 11.1 South Carolina 32,886 38,050 15.7 6 7.9 1.9 569,204 636,698 11.9 South Dakota 5,929 6,172 4.1 2.9 3.2 0.3 60,433 65,159 7.8 Tennessee 151,843 144,705 -4.7 5 7 2 891,779 977,109 9.6 Texas 136,797 115,690 -15.4 4.3 5.6 1.3 2,322,073 2,651,370 14.2 Utah 11,218 12,324 9.9 2.8 3.5 0.7 130,425 156,033 19.6 Vermont 12,017 12,922 7.5 3.9 5.2 1.3 53,154 60,062 13

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