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bongripz216
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Post Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 6:56 pm   
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Ok... so I was reading the paper at work last night and read acouple of things that pissed me off. The first hing I noticed is that Bush has vetoed a bill that would allow a family of 4 with an income above $44,000 to get state healthcare for their kids. Most jobs arnt offering family healthcare anymore and most families cant afford to get it on their own. So if children's healthcare isnt Bush's priority, what is? Well, the second article I read said that Bush has spent over $44 billion tax dollars on rebuilding Iraq. Now why the f#&@ would I want my hard earned dollars going to a country overseas when there are people over here that could use it. I'm from one of the 10 poorest cities in the US (Cleveland) and I can think of a ton of better things that could be done with our money. Think of all the people on the street without jobs because of the shitty economy. There are families out there that cant even afford take their kids to the doctor. But if Bush dosnt care about the children, the poor, or even trying to balance the budget I have an idea. Why not just cut me a check for $44 billion. Very Happy Either way, I see the same result with his little war in Iraq. In the end the middle east will still hate the west, the Muslims and Jews will still hate eachother, and there will still be fighting in the streets. Why? Because this is what they've been doing for the past 2000 years. Why does bush think we can fix a problem that is older then even our nation. All thats come out of this so far is Saddam has been replaced by a weak government, the rest of the world hates us even more, and gas prices are through the roof. Imagine whats gonna happen when Iran finaly says f#&@ it and starts attacking Iraq and Israel. Not only are oil prices going to skyrocket, but countless US lifes will be wasted fighting someone elses fight. Iraq is the new Vietnam, but thistime there will be no peace with honor. In the end, its all gonna fall apart and there will be no compromise. No North/south Iraq. In the end, they're all gonna be against us.
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Post Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 7:57 pm   
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I agree. Bush is f***ing us all over. A U.S. citizen has almost no rights. However, someone who came to this country form another can receive 100$ financing if they pay 1 bill on time for a year. WTF? I want that! But I don't get it. Why? Because I am a legal U.S. citizen and I have less rights than immigrants. I want bush out. If Colbert is actually running, I think he would do pretty good. Heck, an empty can of soda would do better. At least it would hold firm, and not make any stupid decisions. We shouldn't even be in Iraq. We should close down all of our borders, cut contact with almost all other countries, and give America it's jobs and it's tax payer's money back. Some big changes need to be made, and that momma's boy bush ain't gonna do it.
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Post Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:05 am   
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Yeah... Honestly, Bush got us into the mess in Iraq, and is leaving it for the next person to deal with. Basicly, if we pull out now, we open the door for an anti-american, terrorist supporting, regime. I honestly dont know which is better at this point. I totally agree with you on the whole isolationist veiwpoint. We gotta get our noses outta everyone else's buisiness. Plus, I read another article on the whole healthcare thing. Basicly, Bush thinks 32 billion is too much to spend on our less foruntate children, but its ok to pay 44 billion to rebuild a country we destroyed in a war the taxpayers never wanted. Not much we can do about this whole situation till next year at the poles. So remember.... If it comes down to it, sometimes its better to vote for a woman then a republican.

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Post Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:49 pm   
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Since when has it been the job of the federal government to take care of your sorry asses? Last time I checked it wasn't the governments job. Do you really want your health care in the hands of the government anyway? And just where do you think the money for your government health care is going to come from.... from my pocket and the pocket of every other hard working american tax payer, if you wan't more in life go out and better your situation, education is a good place to start. Instead of playing with your XBOX it sounds like you have more important matters to attend to. Ans as far as Bush sending our troops to war, they were sent by CONGRESS a unanimous vote from congress at that, so who really sent our troops to war was every congressman who took place in that vote from H. Clinton on down the list of democrat slime, who have stabbed our men and women in the line of duty in the back. I could go on and on but most of all you need to learn to rely on yourself and not government HANDOUTS!!

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I guess you missed the point of my post... My point is that Bush is willing to spend our money rebuilding a country in the middel east instead of people here in our country. Im not even talking about the war here. I have several freinds who are or were in both Afganastan and Iraq. The money dosnt even have to be spent on healthcare. Could you imagine if that money went twords balancing the budget? Think back to when we gave Iran all that money and support. Where is Iran now? They're developing nukes to use agains us and our allies. Supporting terrorists and extremeist groups. Does anybody even remember why we were in Iraq in the firstplace? Bush went to congress with claims that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. No WMDs were ever found in Iraq. Bush would rather have us stick our noses in other country's buisiness then take care of problems here at home. Remember Bush's slow response after hurrican Katrina? Maybe we should have listened to our founding fathers when they said to sta out of others buisiness. If we are going to continue to be the powerful nation we are right now, we have to limit our dependency on Foreign oil, strengthen boarder controls, stop spreading our military so thin, and repair the damage done to our relationship with our allies in europe. If we dont, we may be in for a tough time in the near future.
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Post Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2007 5:44 am   
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if I missed the point b/c I didn't read the entire thing but if the US pulls out of Iraq or stops funding rebuilding Iraq will be the biggest hotbed of terrorism the world has ever seen
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Thats why I don't watch the news or read the paper, I would end up killing poeple. I'm from Arizona and the mexicans run this state. Heck they can beat there kids in public, ooh but the hell if I can whip my child for acting up. I can't hardly find a job because the bosses want people who will work like no there's no tomorrow or they want someone who will work for $5 when the minimum is $6.50, so I go to get food stamps only to see these mexicans pulling up in the parking lot in their nice expensive vehicles (why the hell do they need food stamps) when I'm haveing to walk everywhere or take a bus?
Yeah it's a bunch of BS but you know it's been a bunch of that in the white house since way before my time and I'm 25.


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Post Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2007 1:56 am   
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I'm from Arizona and the mexicans run this state. Heck they can beat there kids in public, ooh but the hell if I can whip my child for acting up. I can't hardly find a job because the bosses want people who will work like no there's no tomorrow or they want someone who will work for $5 when the minimum is $6.50, so I go to get food stamps only to see these mexicans pulling up in the parking lot in their nice expensive vehicles (why the hell do they need food stamps) when I'm haveing to walk everywhere or take a bus?
Hey I understand your anger but try to keep the discrimanation to a min ok? Not all Mexicans are like that and the situation is different for everyone. yeah it sucks that employers will low ball you like that, but don't take it out on the mexicans who will work for anything to feed their families. Maybe if there was a union organized you could get back at the employers who are treating you unfairly. It is better to get involved in the community and try to change things than to sit back complain and do nothing. I don't want to piss anyone off by saying this and don't want to start an immagration debate, I just think it is wrong to throw around the work "mexicans" so freely and assume that they are abusing the governmental system.
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I'm from Arizona and the mexicans run this state. Heck they can beat there kids in public, ooh but the hell if I can whip my child for acting up. I can't hardly find a job because the bosses want people who will work like no there's no tomorrow or they want someone who will work for $5 when the minimum is $6.50, so I go to get food stamps only to see these mexicans pulling up in the parking lot in their nice expensive vehicles (why the hell do they need food stamps) when I'm haveing to walk everywhere or take a bus?
Hey I understand your anger but try to keep the discrimanation to a min ok? Not all Mexicans are like that and the situation is different for everyone. yeah it sucks that employers will low ball you like that, but don't take it out on the mexicans who will work for anything to feed their families. Maybe if there was a union organized you could get back at the employers who are treating you unfairly. It is better to get involved in the community and try to change things than to sit back complain and do nothing. I don't want to piss anyone off by saying this and don't want to start an immagration debate, I just think it is wrong to throw around the work "mexicans" so freely and assume that they are abusing the governmental system.


Im sorry to say but if we dont close our borders and throw the illegals out in the next 10 years the US will be run by mexicans. The only white man jobs around are going to be high end jobs like computer personel and law inforcement, you wont be able to work at anywhere else. You try to get a job at wal-mart, its going to be mexicans working for $5 an hour sending the money back to mexico. I say kick the illegals out and inforce the border rules. Build the fence all of the way and if the border patrol sees someone hopping the fence, they better be shooting at them.

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you know, i wish i could be president for a month. I would have half this country executed and burned in a big pile...i hate everybody, i can honestly say that and keep a straight face.

In my opinion, they should just nuke every spot over seas that exists. Maybe if that happened i would be happy, maybe i could get a little bit of joy inside my life. Stupid bastards need to learn how to kill people...

well, i am really off topic i know, but its just more stupid Shiz that just sets me off. I can't see how someone is going to throw money away that everyone has earned at one point in there life. Why should the government get a piece of our money that we as Americans go out and earn by working our asses off. Basically we work our asses off to give all the secretary's a pay check. Not to mention all the drug dealers out there making more money than your average worker that I'm talking about. Wat about that, they get to live tax free off something illegal...why isn't some of that money going towards getting rid of all the bad drugs out there? Just to throw it out there because i love it, don't they realize that if marijuana, yes I'm bringing it up, legal that they wouldn't have to worry about it, i mean hell its just a plant man.

But theres my little 2 cents on the government and other people...hope someone likes it!!

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don't they realize that if marijuana, yes I'm bringing it up, legal that they wouldn't have to worry about it, i mean hell its just a plant man.


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