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RICH MAN POOR MAN

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The campaign for the republican nomination for president has taken a strange turn.

The empty suit that is Mitt Romney is no longer the shoo-in to head the GOP ticket in the November election despite all his millions.  And that's because the latest choice for beatification is raising a little hell.

Saint Rick Santorum when compared to Romney is a man of modest means (and accomplishments).  Compared to Romney he's a poor man but not very poor.

And that is probably a good thing because Romney has said he's not concerned about the very poor or the very rich, after all both classes have a lot in common.  The poor don't pay much in taxes and neither do the very rich.

The rich worry about hanging on to everything they have and getting more, the poor worry about hanging on and getting by.  The rich live in gated communities, separate and apart.

The poor also live separate and apart.  The very rich stash their money in Swiss banks and the Cayman Islands, the very poor stash their money in their shoes.

So you can see how robo-suit could lump the two together.  Romney said if there is a hold in the safety net for the poor he will sew it up.  Maybe he'll use the Gingrich needle: use poor kids to mop the floors and clean the toilets and kaboom the hold is plugged.  Gingrich BTW is the prodigal son who never left home.  He simply changed addresses.  Now it's catholicism.

But let's get back to our theme:  rich man, poor man.  Romney eeked out a win over a guy named Ron Paul Sat. night.  Paul looks like the old guy who taught science in high school.  He didn't flip-flop and he didn't pander.  He isn't rich and he isn't poor and he looks better by the day.

 

 

 

 

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Scott Killeen February 21, 2012 at 02:27 PM
2008 The campaign for the Democratic nomination for president has taken a strange turn. The empty suit that is Hillary Clinton is no longer the shoo-in to head the DNC ticket in the November election despite all her millions. And that's because the latest choice for beatification is raising a little hell. Saint Barack Obama when compared to Hillary is a man of modest means (and accomplishments). Compared to Hillary he's a poor man but not very poor. And that is probably a good thing because Hillary has said she's not concerned about the very poor or the very rich, after all both classes have a lot in common. The poor don't pay much in taxes and neither do the very rich. The rich worry about hanging on to everything they have and getting more, the poor worry about hanging on and getting by. The rich live in gated communities, separate and apart. The poor also live separate and apart. The very rich stash their money in Swiss banks and the Cayman Islands, the very poor stash their money in their shoes. So you can see how robo-suit could lump the two together. Hillary said if there is a hold in the safety net for the poor she will sew it up. Maybe he'll use the Edwards needle: use poor kids to mop the floors and clean the toilets and kaboom the hold is plugged. Edwards BTW is the prodigal son who never left home. He simply changed addresses. Now it's catholicism. Interesting when all you do is change the names! It all sounds like it's happened before.
Marty Vergari February 22, 2012 at 02:25 AM
Way to go Scott! Bob is still trying to beat up Republicans in his conniving scheme to get us to vote for his dopey President Oboma again. Bob will not fact the facts that Oboma had his change to fix our bad economy and he failed. Blame whom ever Bob wants, the buck stops at the Oval Office Desk. Pres. Oboma failed Bob, get it straight now okay. He failed. Don't say who did what or who did not, say Oboma failed to fix it. Case closed. I like Ron Paul as he has a totally different take and a track record in Texas that shows he knows how to fix things. Californians should be in as good shape as Texas and we'd be raving about the man.
Gary Miller February 22, 2012 at 11:32 PM
Marty, outside of character assassinating the president, you're not saying very much. In a little over three years President Obama has brought unemployment down and the stock market is flirting with record heights. Our nation's problems can't be fixed in a day, it takes time. Problems are more difficult to fix when many in Congress and you know who they are, place party over country and sit on their hands instead of seeking common ground with the president. President has launched a new offensive with the purpose of bringing manufacturing jobs back to America. In all candor, he hasn't been perfect, but has done light-years more for his country than his predecessor.
Marty Vergari February 24, 2012 at 01:37 AM
Gary: Here's Pres. Obama's historic record for his tenure to date that you forgot to tell us all in your last message. you say you want facts - I will list them here in numerous comments since only 1500 words are accepted;
Marty Vergari February 24, 2012 at 01:39 AM
Continued; Keep these figures in mind as we recount the number of firsts for this presidency: First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner. First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in. First President to refuse to show a valid birth certificate. First President to preside over a cut to the credit rating of the United States . First President to violate the War Powers Act. First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico . First President to defy a Federal Judges court order to cease implementing the Health Care Reform Law. First President to require all Americans to purchase a product from a third party. First President to spend a trillion dollars on shovel-ready jobs and later admit there was no such thing as shovel-ready jobs. First President to abrogate bankruptcy law to turn over control of companies to his union supporters. First President to by-pass Congress and implement the Dream Act through executive fiat. First President to order a secret amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S. , including those with criminal convictions. First President to demand a company hand-over $20 billion to one of his political appointees. First President to terminate Americas ability to put a man in space.
Marty Vergari February 24, 2012 at 01:39 AM
First President to encourage racial discrimination and intimidation at polling places. First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present. First President to arbitrarily declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it. First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly speak-out on the reasons for their rate increases. First President to tell a major manufacturing company in which state they are allowed to locate a factory.
Marty Vergari February 24, 2012 at 01:43 AM
Continued; .
First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN)
First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years ago.
First President to fire an inspector general of Ameri-corps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.
First President to appoint 45 Czars to replace elected officials in his office.
First President to golf 73 separate times in his first two and a half years in office.
First President to hide his medical, educational and travel records.
First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing NOTHING to earn it.
First President to coddle American enemies while alienating Americas allies.
Marty Vergari February 24, 2012 at 01:44 AM
First President to publicly bow to Americas enemies while refusing to salute the U.S. Flag.
First President to go on multiple global apology tours.
First President to go on 17 lavish vacations, including date nights and Wednesday evening White House parties for his friends, paid for by the taxpayer.
First President to refuse to wear the U.S. Flag lapel pin.
First President to have 22 personal servants (taxpayer funded) for his wife.

Marty Vergari February 24, 2012 at 01:45 AM
First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000.00 a year at taxpayer expense.
First President to repeat the Holy Qur'an tells us, and openly admit the early morning call of the Azan (Islamic call to worship) is the most beautiful sound on earth. 
Remember that 32 months of Obama White House we the people have accumulated national debt at a rate more than 27 times as fast as during the rest of our nation's entire history… As the Obama's plan their next extravagant vacation to the Indonesian Island nation of Bali.

* Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Wall Street Journal, Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Dept of Labor, Standard & Poors/Case-Shiller, Federal Reserve, US Treasury, Heritage Foundation.
Marty Vergari February 24, 2012 at 01:52 AM
Gary: Let me know if you want more? Character assassination you say? These are facts Gary and their source is stated. Please go check for yourself before you shove Obama down our throats again. He failed to fix our USA Gary - face it man. Don't procure for this guy - there are too many other democrats who are good men and women but Obama is not one of them. Best, Marty
Gary Miller February 24, 2012 at 06:03 PM
Marty, Before I can comment on your litany of so called facts, I'd like to know your source for them. Please enlighten me so I can investigate and respond intelligently. Also, no one is forcing you to vote for the president. This is America; if you think you have a better choice, go for it. Also, I'm not impressed with your shoddy use of language like "procure for him." Intelligent people reason on substance, not hyperbole. Again, try sticking to the facts and save the b.s. for poker night with the boys. My best to you too, Gary
Marty Vergari February 24, 2012 at 08:19 PM
Hi Gary, You ask for my source? If you read my comment just before the "procure" one, you will see that I already listed them for you. But you did not read it. Educated folks read it before asking dumb questions like "source". You can offer your apology for not reading it before asking the dumb question. If the word "procure" offends you - it's definition should not "it only means to bring about - obtain - etc. So why does the word offend you? You insulted my intelligence twice so far today. One apology will do for both insults. I think you know tat nobody can defend Obama's historic record - not even you. Take care! Marty
Gary Miller February 24, 2012 at 11:36 PM
Hi Marty, You have to link your support facts to their sources. For example, just saying you read something in Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street isn't sufficient. No one has the time to review and read a history of recent WSJs to find your corroborative proof. Also, if you must persist in the denigrating use of language to bolster your points of view, know that your offensive characterizations speak more about you than anyone else. It’s time to invite some rowdy friends over, so you can get unleashed. Yours in brotherhood and solidarity with all the good Democrats you referred to in one of your earlier soliloquies
Marty Vergari February 25, 2012 at 12:01 AM
No Gary, you're wrong again. There is this thing called "SEARCH" at those fact sites. So you go to any of my source sites and you type in the title clue and bingo, there will appear the facts you say you want. I just think you really don't want the facts about Obama's failed presidency - you'd rather find "offense" in my comments where there is none. What happened with the word "procure" Gary? You took offense to it, then I defined it for you and you left that one alone now fast. I'm wise to you Gary, you don't argue the point of fact you side step facts to find unimportant and off point stuff because you're too lazy to read and use "search".. that's not my fault Gary.. Want to try another off point retort? Go for it. Marty
Marty Vergari February 25, 2012 at 12:24 AM
PS It's no longer about democrats or republicans Gary - it's about our Govt. not taking our funds to support con artists who refuse to work. It's about "politicians" of both parties who spend our tax dollars foolishly while we are all sinking. Gary, unless you're a very wealthy cat, you soon will feel what the rest of us who worked hard all our lives are now feeling. We are retired and hurting in the pocket for the just the bare necessaries of life. Wake up man! If you got it, and if you feel charitable, go give your money to a charity yourself - leave the rest of us who might be hurting out of your Obama's philanthropy. Voting for Obama so he can take our money and spend it on others or himself and wife in Spain, as he and his wife wish - - didn't we use to call that a dictatorship? My family left Italy and fled to America way back when to get away from a dictatorship. Take from those he thinks are rich to give to others? Where are we Gary? Please help stop this madness. Remember, even Hitler had a following for a while.. It could happen here. Marty
Gary Miller February 25, 2012 at 12:58 AM
Marty, following your search instructions I found myself camped on a right-wing blog. http://www.amazon.com/forum/barack%20obama/ref=cm_cd_tfp_ef_tft_tp?_encoding=UTF8&cdForum=Fx17XU95ZE3WLUZ&cdThread=Tx3GG11EVCE9L3S I’m not surprised that your so called facts are anti-Obama. Briefly, I investigated just the first few that you presented and found them to be mostly fictional http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/o/obama-report-card.htm We are wasting a lot of time on silliness so this is my final pass on this. Come back firing both barrels, but I've moved on to issues of more legitimate concern.
Marty Vergari February 25, 2012 at 09:37 PM
You moved on because you were incorrect - you asked for my sources, they were there all along in my comment but you did not read them - then you complained - I led you by the nose to where the fact sources were and so now you want to disallow a couple since you once again, did NOT read them all. In essence Gary, you surrendered to my truth. Democrats usually do give up when the truth is argued - they simply say "wasting time" and they run off so nobody will see their red face for having been so wrong at every single one of your comments to me. Still, not man enough to offer an apology - not once. You must be so ashamed of your silly, procuring, comments on behalf of Obama's failure as our president. They say never wise up a sucker - well I tried Gary... I tried. All the best, Marty

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