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Didn't it ever occur to you that maybe we need to have a fascist dictatorship until Trump solves all of our problems, and only after that can we go back to being a republic.
Economy, inflation, interest rates, unemployment, etc
The coverage of Trump was unbelievably negative, even more negative than Obama's first 60 days was one big Media panegyric.
Wait the CNN article is fake news?
And neither are the other players. The NFL, their employer, is learning that it isn't entitled to fan dollars as their ratings drop and game attendance takes a nosedive. You must always first please the customer.
Yes, this is the core problem with debate in America today.You will be misrepresented and shamed if you dare to dissent. James Damore is a hero for pointing this out so clearly.
What Obummer did was raising taxes on the middle and upper-middle and upper class while letting the real wealthy people untouched.
The middle-class and upper middle-class and upper-class will gladly vote for a "Republican" proposal that reduces their taxes as well
Raising the taxes on the "wealthy" would be raising taxes on income and other gains on those that make at least one million dollar year per year from their income and other holdings, maybe the bar needs to be set even higher. Anybody making 500K or less working hard is not wealthy, but working for a living.
In the SF bay area and other high state/municipal tax and high cost of living areas (many coastal areas) it is definitely "just" (upper) middle-class unless you plan on staying single without kids forever.
In my case tax brackets stay the same but deductions double. So I will get a little break. Under Obama my taxes (ACA etc.) and my cap gains went up quite a bit. So if you have the choice between a relief vs a raise on your tax burden the choice is easy. Many are in the same boat.
Sure but not blindly. We have already high capital gains taxes on many things. Tax cap gains at the effective (median) tax bracket for everybody and remove all exceptions such as the mortgage interest deduction and the 250/500K free gains if you "live" in your house for 2 years or any other crony crap. If you lump income and cap gains together you don't have to differentiate between the two and the convoluted tax law can become much simpler. Just raise the taxes on the uber-wealthy.
There's already an established system for punishing players who act against the owners wishes. They get fined. The fines can be quite large! Tens of thousands of dollars per offence! So I think this protest won't be worth it to many if the league gets serious about this. Nobody had to be fired. Fines will deter improper behavior just fine.
Strategist is mostly right here
They don't have to work and yet have plenty to eat (so many get fat).
I've posted that the MSM are willing to smear the Administration with unprovenced rumors, yep.
Brilliant analysis Joe. Also, if you lived in communist Russia you should probably starve to death rather than eat the bread you get from the food line. Wouldnt want to be a hypocrite, amirite?
It is obvious from recent history that trump always starts negotiations from an absurd position, allowing himself to be negotiated down to the actual numbers he's after.In this process the opposing party feels they've won by getting massive concessions from trump, while trump hits his target numbers that he planned for all along.It's called "win win"...
If the bums were willing to work instead of freeloading, we wouldn't need those programs.
Absolutely not. This narrative has been proven in countless studies
People who earn more are also more active during the day and engage in more in physical activities - despite having less time from working all day.
Not a myth, if you would actually work during the day, instead of stealing money from your employer while posting on Patnet, you'd be surprised how much you could earn.But since you're a "taker" (and Bernie supporter), versus being a "maker", that concept totally escapes you.
Don't be daft.Devices that hurl projectiles have recreational and self defense purposes when possessed by an individual. They have been safely used for such purposes by the overwhelming majority of civilian owners since their invention. A responsible user can safely deploy these weapons without threatening the safety of others.The uranium splitting machines are not practical for recreational or self defense use by individuals. They cannot safely be used for recreational or self defense purposes on the continental United States without threatening the safety of others.Your reasoning is flawed by years of corrupt programming and self induced Taylor Swifting.
Hey Dan, have you figured out yet how a building can appreciate? Since you own so much property, that question should be easy for you to answer
You do know where these straw purchases are done, the "buyer" lies on the 4473 ATF form, so it is really a criminal buying a gun for another criminal. That is an illegal activity.So, to refer to Bob's bullshit comment that legal owners selling their guns to criminals, well, he's just full of crap again.
Once again, totally wrong.
Big things are happening with Saudi
You want to talk about the second amendment? Are you for it? Why do you hold this position? Do you think it means the people have the right to bear nuclear arms? Is that why your panties are in a bunch? If you want to have a conversation you need to actually present some dialog not just more daft questions.
me123 saysHey Dan, have you figured out yet how a building can appreciate? Since you own so much property, that question should be easy for you to answerWhy don't you tell us?
Dan - I'm read your response but if we can carry your hypothetical to the end I think I would understand better. So if our builder friend bought the land for 200k and spent 50k on building improvements (again new build- not flipping). If he sold for 3 months later for 260k, and the 10k gain was taxed at 100% (meaning he got his original 250k back) where is our builders profit?
Ever fill out and sign a 4473 form??Didn't think so.
In my neighborhood land records show in the 1900s row-houses sold for anywhere between $600 and $1,000Today the old buildings are assessed for 200-400k. Granted many have been maintained/materials replaced.
That aside however, today I could pull up my antique hardwood floor and sell it for more than the entire house cost 117 years ago. I know this isn't the norm with most materials being replaced every 15-30 years, but allow it to sit long enough it may become an antique.
First, I didn't ask YOU the question, I already know your lack of knowledge of the housing market.Second, I'll give you and Danny boy a hint, see if you can figure it out. Can you say "foreclosure"?
I asked you a specific question. Do you know what's on that form and what you attest to when you sign it.
That's because your clueless and didn't even read the quote you posted. If you understood what a straw purchase was, and how it gets processed, you'd understand that the "buyer" committed a felony by purchasing the firearm and committed a second felony giving it to his accomplice