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knee jerk July 3, 2014 at 07:27 pm
No, Igor: If it comes out of their mouths it is the truth. You on the other hand have to proveRead More everything you say. At least that's the way it seemed when I last did jury duty. Hypocrisy.
Igor July 4, 2014 at 05:27 pm
Last time I had jury duty, the judge giving the instructions told us that when listening toRead More testimony, the police testimony holds no more credence than the average citizen. If you fight a ticket, guess who the judge is going to believe?
knee jerk July 4, 2014 at 07:58 pm
My point exactly.
George Soros was the impetus behind the founding of the Democratic Alliance, reports Watchdog.org.
Porter gladstone May 13, 2014 at 01:34 pm
voice--you have never heard of quantitative easing yet you call other people idiots? Other peopleRead More lost? Look it up--then claim that you are an expert on it or something. hahah... gotta love these dolts who simply regurgitate "that's fox news" as though its gotta be false. Talk about brainwashed programmed dopes. Voice you are out of it.
kk May 13, 2014 at 03:27 pm
According to William A. Niskanen, one of the architects of Reaganomics, "Reagan delivered onRead More each of his four major policy objectives, although not to the extent that he and his supporters had hoped", and notes that the most substantial change was in the tax code, where the top marginal individual income tax rate fell from 70.1% to 28.4%, and there was a "major reversal in the tax treatment of business income", with effect of "reducing the tax bias among types of investment but increasing the average effective tax rate on new investment". Roger Porter, another architect of the program, acknowledges that the program was weakened by the many hands that changed the President's calculus, such as Congress.[2][21] President Reagan, has remained popular as an antitax hero despite raising taxes eleven times over the course of his presidency, all in the name of fiscal responsibility.[22] Reagan ultimately raised taxes more times than he cut them.[23] According to Paul Krugman, "Over all, the 1982 tax increase undid about a third of the 1981 cut; as a share of GDP, the increase was substantially larger than Mr. Clinton's 1993 tax increase."[10] According to historian and domestic policy adviser Bruce Bartlett, Reagan's tax increases over the course of his presidency took back half of the 1981 tax cut. Though since the Reagan tax reductions, top marginal tax rates have remained lower than at any point in US history since 1931, when the top marginal rate was raised from 25% to 63%. [24]
Gary May 13, 2014 at 04:21 pm
It's not the number of times that count, it's the size of the resulting cuts, and txes dropped underRead More Reagan, and economy boomed. Reagan's tax increases were part of a deal with Democrats to reduce spending. The taxes went up but the spending cuts never occurred. Just like Reagan's amnesty was supposed to be tied to border enforcement. Reagan's two biggest mistakes involved trusting Democrats to hold up their end of the deal. Those of us who remember that will never be fooled again.
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WompBomp June 13, 2014 at 03:18 pm
>Democrats<
T as in Truth June 13, 2014 at 09:35 pm
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T as in Truth June 13, 2014 at 09:37 pm
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Tass Kandle June 20, 2014 at 09:56 am
They can put fruity/marshmallow flavors in vodka ( product that is KNOWN to kill people) but not inRead More e-cigarettes, a product that I believe saved my life? Sorry but you can pull my cappuccino flavor loaded vape pen from my cold dead lips.
Becky June 20, 2014 at 12:44 pm
Extremely good point, Tass Kandle. Makes me wonder about their real motivation.
Jerry Schmidt June 20, 2014 at 01:58 pm
motivation...."Total control"
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WMS826 May 5, 2014 at 03:18 pm
Democrat equals communist these days.
Frank W. Chupka May 6, 2014 at 12:24 am
more liberal vomit. they twist the facts to suit themselves. gun violence? what's that? I ownRead More guns and they NEVER get violent.
John Tips May 6, 2014 at 09:15 am
The bottom line - gun free zones are great for criminals who already don't care about laws!
Jon Daniel, angry young man, and Jim Ardis, mayor of Peoria. (The mayor's photo is on the right, if you couldn't tell.)
Bob April 25, 2014 at 09:48 am
and Voice...you call this punk kid a "hero" for impersonating a public official...smokingRead More dope? The real "hero's" are overseas fighting, bleeding and dying for us.....like i said.....you're an idiot....
terrydjackson May 14, 2014 at 04:17 am
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dixon-bruce June 13, 2014 at 11:26 am
Let's get to the point. What Jon Daniel tweeted was not true parody (or impersonation) at all.Read More Political parody should mimic the target's personality and actions, not present unrealistic scenarios that bear no resemblance to his behavior. For an example of true parody, see the Onion's current take-off of Eric Cantor. What Daniel did was nasty and unimaginative.
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Travis Bickle January 16, 2014 at 01:10 pm
Its Obama and his closing of the income gap. Since liberal's and progressives don't actually knowRead More how make prosperity they are driving us all to the poor house. With the exception of the rich liberal elitists.
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Bob McBride January 11, 2014 at 07:42 am
If Yellen’s nomination process is any indication, there’s chauvinism on the horizon.Read More ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: And yet CC's headline indicates her nomination is important from the standpoint of being a role model for girls. You can't have it both ways.
Cody Walker January 12, 2014 at 11:25 am
Yo write opinion, not factual news. How does this garbage make it into the news section?
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® Steve January 8, 2014 at 10:29 pm
I am so happy that Michelle has decided to stay in Hawaii and fly back on her own private plane atRead More my expense. I can feel the warmth already from her hydrocarbons.
Bob McBride January 9, 2014 at 04:34 am
From America's #1 News Source :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::Read More http://www.tmz.com/2014/01/08/michelle-obama-oprah-hawaii-neighbors/
Stevie January 9, 2014 at 09:00 pm
Business owners should sent the Queen an invoice for their loss of business. The 1%ers Obama's canRead More afford the bill personally.
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Bob McBride December 15, 2013 at 09:21 am
Another useless article. As of about a week ago, they were still struggling to get premium noticesRead More out. It's kind of hard to pay a bill when the insurance company has yet to recognize you as a customer and issue you a premium notice. The insistence, now that insurance companies offer coverage starting Jan 1 on premiums paid December 31 is yet another example of the Obama administration dumping its screw ups into the laps of the insurance companies and holding them responsible for them. This whole process was so mishandled that proponents of the program, like Catherine, are left trying to defend it with "3 Steps" that mean nothing, except to the most clueless of applicants. There are 16 states with their own exchange's some of which are as screwed up as the federal one. Only a fool would feel confident that they're covered adequately as of 1/1. The problem is not people remembering to pay or check on whether or not their doctors accept Obamacare or confirming that their payment went through. The problem is that the exchanges are still not operating in a way that assures that the majority of those who've registered and have been confirmed as having done so are going to be adequately covered as of 1/1.
Bob McBride December 15, 2013 at 09:23 am
Another useless article. As of about a week ago, they were still struggling to get premium noticesRead More out. It's kind of hard to pay a bill when the insurance company has yet to recognize you as a customer and issue you a premium notice. The insistence, now that insurance companies offer coverage starting Jan 1 on premiums paid December 31 is yet another example of the Obama administration dumping its screw ups into the laps of the insurance companies and holding them responsible for them. This whole process was so mishandled that proponents of the program, like Catherine, are left trying to defend it with "3 Steps" that mean nothing, except to the most clueless of applicants. There are 16 states with their own exchange's some of which are as screwed up as the federal one. Only a fool would feel confident that they're covered adequately as of 1/1. The problem is not people remembering to pay or check on whether or not their doctors accept Obamacare or confirming that their payment went through. The problem is that the exchanges are still not operating in a way that assures that the majority of those who've registered and have been confirmed as having done so have had their information properly forwarded to the insurance company they selected, much less confirmed them as a customer and billed them accordingly.
Bob McBride December 15, 2013 at 09:26 am
Another useless article. As of about a week ago, they were still struggling to get premium noticesRead More out. It's kind of hard to pay a bill when the insurance company has yet to recognize you as a customer and issue you a premium notice. The insistence, now that insurance companies offer coverage starting Jan 1 on premiums paid December 31 is yet another example of the Obama administration dumping its screw ups into the laps of the insurance companies and holding them responsible for them. This whole process was so mishandled that proponents of the program, like Catherine, are left trying to defend it with "3 Steps" that mean nothing, except to the most clueless of applicants. There are only 16 states with their own exchanges, some of which are as screwed up as the federal one. Only a fool would feel confident that they're covered adequately as of 1/1. The problem is not people remembering to pay or check on whether or not their doctors accept Obamacare or confirming that their payment went through or not. The problem is that the exchanges are still not operating in a way that assures that the majority of those who've registered and have been confirmed as having done so have had their information properly forwarded to the insurance company they selected, much less confirmed them as a customer and billed them accordingly.
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CowDung November 21, 2013 at 01:51 pm
The headline doesn't seem to match the article...
Bob McBride November 21, 2013 at 05:56 pm
I can't bring myself to read her articles anymore. Anything by Catherine Crawford or anythingRead More having to do with that overused map function I pretty much skip. Which doesn't leave much but links to articles on other sites.
Jane November 23, 2013 at 08:29 am
Humans have a natural tendency to categorize past leaders as all good or all bad. This lack ofRead More nuance keeps things simple, but leaves a lot of learning on the table. A better approach, which requires much more effort, is to acknowledge Kennedy's charisma and skill as an orator, but to also acknowledge his shortcomings.
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Bob McBride November 18, 2013 at 10:01 am
I figure since they're down to about 4 or 5 regular columnists here they should be able handle theRead More workload. Apparently not. I'm beginning to think this who mess has been farmed out to the lowest bidder and that "Catherine Crawford" is a pseudonym for any number of rotating villagers working out of a thatched hut on the outskirts of Phnom Penh between shifts at the factory producing cushions for Dr. Dre's Beats headphones.
Bob McBride November 18, 2013 at 10:02 am
I figure since they're down to about 4 or 5 regular columnists here they should be able handle theRead More workload. Apparently not. I'm beginning to think this whole mess has been farmed out to the lowest bidder and that "Catherine Crawford" is a pseudonym for any number of rotating villagers working out of a thatched hut on the outskirts of Phnom Penh between shifts at the factory producing cushions for Dr. Dre's Beats headphones.
CowDung November 18, 2013 at 10:31 am
I can't wait to see the Newscruncher map of where all those who are not covered by Obamacare areRead More living...
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Bob McBride November 15, 2013 at 05:51 pm
Free Obamacare. The demise of cursive writing thanks to "the Common Core". And now,Read More concerns about a tattoo policy preventing us from having enough service personnel to protect the nation. After each past article I've been tempted to suggest the topic couldn't get any more bird-brained. Each time I would have been wrong. CatCraw never ceases to amaze.
® Steve November 15, 2013 at 05:59 pm
If you did your research, which you never do you would find the army and other branches are fullyRead More staffed. With the terrible Obama economy more turn to the military for employment and they turn away thousands. They can be picky right now, Obama mm mmm mm.
® Steve November 15, 2013 at 06:38 pm
Why are you protecting this woman by deleting comments?
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Bob McBride November 12, 2013 at 12:24 pm
There is plenty of evidence, right here on Patch from admitted marijuana users, to support theRead More notion that, at a time when critical thinking is at a premium, the last thing we need is more of something that significantly clouds cognition. Let's get this country running properly before we decide to make it legal to kick back and blow a collective doob.
Bob McBride November 12, 2013 at 12:25 pm
There is plenty of evidence right here on Patch from admitted marijuana users to support the notionRead More that, at a time when critical thinking is at a premium, the last thing we need is more of something that significantly clouds cognition. Let's get this country running properly before we decide to make it legal to kick back and blow a collective doob.
® Steve November 12, 2013 at 01:44 pm
Eric Holder once again picking what laws he wants to enforce. Your support of this administration isRead More laughable, Catherine. Now go get your mom high, while you're at it get her some free ObamaCare.
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Bob McBride November 11, 2013 at 07:32 am
I'm not one who ordinarily assumes a bias on the part of a particular general interest outlet, butRead More since the demise of local control around here and the influx of nationally or selectively nationalized regional content (the "Different Drummer" blog, for instance), it certainly appears that there's an overall viewpoint that skews in favor of all things Obama Administration. I'm not even going to suggest it's intentional. Rather, it's appears to be a lack of any sort of journalistic qualifications on the part of those running and producing content for Patch. Let the journalists (granted not all were experienced, but some most definitely were) go, and this is what you get. You don't miss the water 'til the well runs dry.
Luke November 11, 2013 at 07:37 am
And if Wall Street is any indication, the shutdown was a cloud of smoke that was nearly irrelevant.Read More The markets continued to climb, and the monthly Jobs Report continued its trend of diminishing returns that started months before. October continued a disappointing trend for jobs, but not for profits and the market.
® Steve November 11, 2013 at 03:56 pm
Catherine is a liberal hack that does not respond to facts. Money is created and distributed by theRead More private sector. Giving the private sector back their own money, at a lower rate is not stimulating, Catherine.
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® Steve November 6, 2013 at 01:05 pm
ha, MSNBC trying to spin this failure. Catherine Crawford must work for them as well.
Travis Bickle November 6, 2013 at 04:32 pm
I'm still around just not as fun without Lyle and Mr. Grumpy pants.
Luke November 6, 2013 at 05:18 pm
@Jay, Due to my location, http://www.livinglakecountry.com works best for me. I never post there,Read More however, unless there is a school board election. I also haunt the Madison newspaper sites, in addition to JSO. On JSO I am LukeInSussex.
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Bob McBride October 27, 2013 at 10:50 am
Currently in the list of articles featured under "News & Blogs", 7 of the 11 showingRead More are by this author, who I'm going to assume managed to hang onto her job at Patch sheerly due to being prolific. It would be nice see a lot less of her, even if it means not rotating articles so often.
® Steve (Patch, CEO) October 28, 2013 at 08:03 pm
The TSA, removing your 4th amendment right daily, and you allow it.
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® Steve (Patch, CEO) October 27, 2013 at 08:26 am
Get your liberal crap out of here Catherine
® Steve (Patch, CEO) October 27, 2013 at 08:41 am
Get your liberal crap out of here Catherine
Christine Updegraff October 28, 2013 at 07:40 pm
No, I'm not surprised. This guy is getting what he wants because we are now having a discussionRead More about it. His ideas sound preposterous to me, but they sell books and lucrative speaking engagements, I imagine.
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® Steve (Patch, CEO) October 14, 2013 at 01:10 pm
►There are still three days left before the United States potentially defaults on its debt thanks toRead More a congressional stalemate, ◄ No bias Catherine. Thanks to a president that added a trillion to the deficit every year, and overall owns 1/2 of the national debt, we are here constantly. He took a manageable deficit and added a trillion to it during stimulus. Then continued this year after year like this was the new spending limit.
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Luke October 13, 2013 at 03:38 pm
>>>Which brings us to Green’s point. Navigating Healthcare.gov is a nightmare,Read More because seeking out insurance by yourself is generally nightmarish. “It’s not really fair to compare the experience of buying Health Insurance on these new exchanges to the experience of buying [merchandise online]," Green argues. "The only real analog is what it was like to buy insurance before.” And on that front, he scores Healthcare.gov as the winner.<<< Ok, this article not only insulted my intelligence, it actually damaged it. The new law requires that preexisting conditions must be covered in 2014, so why would he make a comparison with a policy that asks questions about such conditions when no site in the entire freaking country will offer it. Also, how is it easier to compare policies on the goverment's site when you actually have to register before you can even be subjected to the futile torment of trying to complete the form dozens of times. On most insurer's sights you can compare anonymously, just like you would compare merchandise on Amazon.com.
Luke October 13, 2013 at 03:57 pm
>>>Which brings us to Green’s point. Navigating Healthcare.gov is a nightmare,Read More because seeking out insurance by yourself is generally nightmarish. “It’s not really fair to compare the experience of buying Health Insurance on these new exchanges to the experience of buying [merchandise online]," Green argues. "The only real analog is what it was like to buy insurance before.” And on that front, he scores Healthcare.gov as the winner.<<< Ok, this article not only insulted my intelligence, it actually damaged it. The new law requires that preexisting conditions must be covered in 2014, so why would he make a comparison with a policy that asks questions about such conditions when no site in the entire freaking country will offer it. Also, how is it easier to compare policies on the goverment's site when you actually have to register before you can even be subjected to the futile torment of trying to complete the form dozens of times. On most insurers' sights you can compare anonymously, just like you would compare merchandise on Amazon.com.
Luke October 13, 2013 at 04:40 pm
>>>Which brings us to Green’s point. Navigating Healthcare.gov is a nightmare,Read More because seeking out insurance by yourself is generally nightmarish. “It’s not really fair to compare the experience of buying Health Insurance on these new exchanges to the experience of buying [merchandise online]," Green argues. "The only real analog is what it was like to buy insurance before.” And on that front, he scores Healthcare.gov as the winner.<<< Ok, this article not only insulted my intelligence, but it actually damaged it. The new law requires that preexisting conditions must be covered in 2014, so why would he make a comparison with a policy that asks questions about such conditions when no site in the entire freaking country will offer it? Also, how is it easier to compare policies on the goverment's site when you actually have to register before you can even be subjected to the futile torment of trying to complete the form dozens of times? On most insurers' sites you can compare anonymously, just like you would compare merchandise on Amazon.com.
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Luke October 13, 2013 at 10:41 am
>>With the United States less than a week away from defaulting on its debt obligations due toRead More Congress’s inability to agree on how—or if—to extend our borrowing limits, << Is the president involved, or is it just congress. Certainly the president isn't refusing to negotiate....oh wait......
Luke October 13, 2013 at 10:41 am
>>With the United States less than a week away from defaulting on its debt obligations due toRead More Congress’s inability to agree on how—or if—to extend our borrowing limits, << Is the president involved, or is it just congress? Certainly the president isn't refusing to negotiate....oh wait......
Bob McBride October 13, 2013 at 02:10 pm
The woman who wrote this article is an idiot. Take a look at her article here on the guy enteringRead More profiles at healthcare.gov and her attempt to put a shine on that turd.
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