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1 Goran_K   2017 Sep 25, 2:26pm   ↑ like (7)   ↑ dislike (7)     quote        
iwog says
Goran_K says
Stop being insecure "rich" guy.

I'm going to state once again as I have many times, for the purposes of any argument I make on this board you can presume that I am flat broke and insolvent and living with my parents.

My personal finances have no relevance to anything I argue on this board. It's unbelievably pathetic that you think yours do.

Except you posting threads like "Iwog buys stock and makes himself gloriously rich" right?

Fuck off Iwog.
2 Goran_K   2017 Sep 25, 5:06pm   ↑ like (5)   ↑ dislike (5)     quote        
Is there a spam limit on this forum? This is thread #4 that Iwog has started trying to bash Trump today (5 if you include the dick pick thread he started where he's bashing Republicans).

Can't this garbage be consolidated into one iwog bash thread?
3 jvolstad   2017 Sep 24, 8:30pm   ↑ like (5)   ↑ dislike (5)     quote        
Today I spent some time with one of our hospitalized veterans as a VA Volunteer. This vet has been in a long term coma. His parents have asked me to visit their son whenever possible.

I'm sure he would love to be able to get out of bed and stand for the National Anthem.

6 Strategist   2017 Sep 20, 6:19pm   ↑ like (5)   ↑ dislike (5)     quote        
joeyjojojunior says

Trump won't get impeached, but it's 50/50 that he quits at some point when the fire gets too hot.

Trump is not the kind of guy to quit. When the fire gets too hot, he will just pee on it and put it out.
7 Ceffer   2017 Sep 20, 11:42am   ↑ like (5)   ↑ dislike (5)     quote        
zzyzzx says
#fuckcalifornia but not literally.

California has a 300 percent tax markup on condoms, so maybe just beat off on California.
9 zzyzzx   2017 Sep 20, 11:37am   ↑ like (5)   ↑ dislike (5)     quote        
#fuckcalifornia but not literally.
10 zzyzzx   2017 Sep 20, 8:19am   ↑ like (5)   ↑ dislike (5)     quote        
12 Patrick   2017 Sep 19, 6:12pm   ↑ like (5)   ↑ dislike (5)     quote        
"What happens when you double the labor force. You half the value of labor."

Aha! This alone explains our oligarchs' devotion to getting women "liberate" and therefore working for them.

Every decline in the value of labor is a gain in the value of capital.
13 Booger   2017 Sep 24, 7:49pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
iwog says
We refuse to grant them independence

Didn't they recently vote against independence?
14 anonymous   2017 Sep 24, 10:17am   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
Joey Democrat is at it in full force today. This must be a battleground topic that was identified by his manager early this morning.
15 TwoScoopsMcGee   2017 Sep 24, 10:01am   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
joeyjojojunior says
Free speech is obviously only worth defending when it's Milo or Alex Jones or the KKK marching. When it's a black athlete--shut up and play nice.

Yep. When a white IT guy who isn't on TV can write a memo on not be fired. When a couple can refuse to bake a cake because they don't endorse gay marriage. Yet an employee on live television can conduct a protest while on the employer's time, and suffer no reprecussions. However, if he wore Cancer Awareness or 9/11 Remembrance eye black, the NFL would fine his ass more than most people make in a month as they've done time and time again to fellow Players. I remember when they banned the Cowboys wearing decals to remember the murdered cops at all regular games.

Total Bullshit.
16 Blurtman   2017 Sep 24, 5:36am   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
BayAreaObserver says
There are a lot of things going on in this country to get outraged about

I think your bias is showing. Rosa Parks is a symbol for many. Would you tolerate disrespect for Parks? Should she be dismissed as a symbol as well? The Statue of Liberty is a symbol to many. Should we dismiss it as well? You are creating little stories that fit within your own little world of narrow beliefs, which you are sure are correct. This is exactly what is wrong with the world today.
17 Quigley   2017 Sep 23, 8:00am   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        

That's interesting. Makes having unprotected sexual of any sort a rather risky business! Unless of course, you're in a committed relationship and not cheating on your partner. You know, like traditional values promote?
Makes you wonder how wise it was for society to cast those off in favor of "progressive" values?

20 zzyzzx   2017 Sep 21, 9:06am   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
Government employees should get the same shitty 401K's that everyone else gets. Complete with a 50% match on the first 6% of your money that you put in.
21 Strategist   2017 Sep 20, 7:38pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
It takes a lot for Buddhists to take up arms. Only Muslims can make them do it.
22 socal2   2017 Sep 20, 6:35pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
WookieMan says
Families making 30-50k a year aren't paying the pensions of anyone in IL. If

Sure they are if they pay property tax.

This story is heartbreaking on what the Democrats in Illinois are doing to the people. Can't believe how bad they are getting raped in property taxes.

"How Property Taxes are Crushing Illinois Middle Class"
The Democrats would do this in a heartbeat to us in California if it weren't for Prop 13.
23 socal2   2017 Sep 20, 6:30pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
I've been dealing with this issue for over a decade since I work on public sector water projects. Infrastructure is going to shit because more and more of our tax dollars are going to gold plated pensions. It is a total corruption feedback loop of our tax dollars being funneled off to unions and government workers who in turn support Democrats to keep their gravy train going - while our city services are cut and our taxes go up.

It is the #1 reason why I am not a Democrat.

This is a good site about this issue:
Here is a good site showing the compensation of California government workers. Next time you hear a Democrat moron or union goon pretending that our bloated government bureaucracy is underpaid or their pensions aren't outrageous - just plug in their names.
There is no way these cities are going to dig out of this financial mess without trimming pensions. Vallejo filed for bankruptcy and ended up raising taxes, reducing services and shafting bond holders, while the government workers didn't have to give up a thing. Guess what? Vallejo is facing bankruptcy again.

Hopefully the California Supreme Court will rule the right way on the Marin case. This case could break the "California Rule" where pensions are enshrined in our State Constitution.
24 APOCALYPSEFUCK_is_ADORABLE   2017 Sep 20, 5:59pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
iwog says
I think I love this guy.

Cop's cop. You'll meet cafeteria coffee urns with more personality.
25 lostand confused   2017 Sep 20, 5:43pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
IL -raise taxes by a gazillion percent-entire tx raise goes to fund one year's pension payment. Any talk about lowering pensions, amending the constitution, lowering wages-nope.

DEmocrats version of socialism-make the family that amkes 30-50k a year pay the pensions of people making 70-100k+ a year for shuffling papers. Just like obamacare-dems vision of america-either rich or poor-middle class-F. U.
26 Ceffer   2017 Sep 20, 5:23pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
California cities that went bankrupt the first time are now contemplating bankruptcy again ie. Vallejo. One of my neighbors worked on the Stockton bankruptcy, and the only thing they cared about was preserving pensions while shafting everything else. Because unsustainable pensions are THE glaring problem, it just cut services and kicked the can down the road for another bankruptcy.
27 drBu   2017 Sep 20, 1:42pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
But seriously I do not give a shit about anyone making ethnic/racial jokes at the expense of my ethnic group. Some of these jokes are damn funny because they are somewhat true. What gets me is that there is a different standard with respect to different ethnic groups/races. Some can be made fun of, some can not. Try making such sign about a black person and see how long it will take to get everyone responsible fired.
28 drBu   2017 Sep 20, 1:08pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
Blurtman says
Why hate on Eastern Europeans? Isn't it bad enough they were excluded from immigrating to the US from 1924-1965? Are you some sort of bigot?

As an East European, I feel TRIGGERED!!!
30 TwoScoopsMcGee   2017 Sep 20, 10:34am   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
Patrick says
Aha! This alone explains our oligarchs' devotion to getting women "liberate" and therefore working for them.

Same reason they want to "Liberate" people from "Artificial Barriers" like pesky "National Borders".

But totally keep those borders when it comes to IP and Product Pricing. Dangerous Canadian Drugs!
31 APOCALYPSEFUCK_is_ADORABLE   2017 Sep 20, 8:22am   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
Number the bikes, and put transponders on the bikes that broadcast their numbers as an SSID or something and publish the numbers of stolen bikes with a posted for blowing the thief the fuck away.

Teams of guys in shit cars with shotguns can make a living out of driving around Baltimore collecting bike bounties for nothing more than shooting thieves and bringing back the bikes.

No more problem.
32 YesYNot   2017 Sep 19, 8:20am   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
North Korea ain't the kind of place to raise your kids
In fact it's cold as hell
And there's no one there to raise them if you did
And all this science I don't understand
It's just my job five days a week
A rocket man, a rocket man

And I think it's gonna be a long long time
'Till touch down brings me round again to find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no no no I'm a rocket man
Rocket man burning out his fuse up here alone
33 theoakman   2017 Sep 19, 5:45am   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
My brother's girlfriend is a painkiller addict. She's had all kinds of unnecessary surgeries just to get the prescriptions. She's hit up just about every doctor in the better part of 2 counties. Plenty of scumbags willing to operate, write prescriptions, and bill it out to the government. She's had something like 50 Ct scans in the past 2 years. All on your dime.
34 errc   2017 Sep 19, 8:36pm   ↑ like (4)   ↑ dislike (4)     quote        
Be safe, Fort Wayne.

I don't think anyone else here is going around having casual gay sex with the hobos. Not that there's anything wrong with that
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