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Chey1954

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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 11:59:50 PM


Today, May 30, 2012 is T minus 160 days......
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Don
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 1:02:07 PM

Michiganian,

Feel free to start a separate inauguration thread if you'd like, this topic was the countdown to election day.

Seeming as the election has passed, this topic has run it's course.

-Don
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 6:19:37 AM

59 days until President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time, January 20, 2013.
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 7:17:51 AM

60 days until President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time, January 20, 2013. Happy Thanksgiving!!
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 6:33:30 AM

61 days until President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time, January 20, 2013.
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americanmade1
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 2:12:23 PM

Well that explains why mich likes barack o claus.........
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 12:57:40 PM

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Well, Obamacare is now official, which means that a lot more people in the United States will have health insurance.

And it also means a lot more people will be paying more taxes.

(You didn't think Obamacare was free, did you?)

Here are some of the new taxes you're going to have to pay to pay for Obamacare:

A 3.8% surtax on "investment income" when your adjusted gross income is more than $200,000 ($250,000 for joint-filers). What is "investment income?" Dividends, interest, rent, capital gains, annuities, house sales, partnerships, etc. Taxes on dividends will rise from 15% to 18.8%--if Congress extends the Bush tax cuts. If Congress does not extend the Bush tax cuts, taxes on dividends will rise from 15% to a shocking 43.8%. (WSJ)
A 0.9% surtax on Medicare taxes for those making $200,000 or more ($250,000 joint). You already pay Medicare tax of 1.45%, and your employer pays another 1.45% for you (unless you're self-employed, in which case you pay the whole 2.9% yourself). Next year, your Medicare bill will be 2.35%. (WSJ)
Flexible Spending Account contributions will be capped at $2,500. Currently, there is no tax-related limit on how much you can set aside pre-tax to pay for medical expenses. Next year, there will be. If you have been socking away, say, $10,000 in your FSA to pay medical bills, you'll have to cut that to $2,500. (ATR.org)
The itemized-deduction hurdle for medical expenses is going up to $10,000. Right now, any medical expenses over $7,500 per year are deductible. Next year, that hurdle will be $10,000. (ATR.org)
The penalty on non-medical withdrawals from Healthcare Savings Accounts is now 20% instead of 10%. That's twice the penalty that applies to annuities, IRAs, and other tax-free vehicles. (ATR.org)
A tax of 10% on indoor tanning services. This has been in place for two years, since the summer of 2010. (ATR.org)
A 40% tax on "Cadillac Health Care Plans" starting in 2018.Those whose employers pay for all or most of comprehensive healthcare plans (costing $10,200 for an individual or $27,500 for families) will have to pay a 40% tax on the amount their employer pays. The 2018 start date is said to have been a gift to unions, which often have comprehensive plans. (ATR.org)
A"Medicine Cabinet Tax" that eliminates the ability to pay for over-the-counter medicines from a pre-tax Flexible Spending Account. This started in January 2011. (ATR.org)
A "penalty" tax for those who don't buy health insurance. This will phase in from 2014-2016. It will range from $695 per person to about $4,700 per person, depending on your income. (More details here.)
A tax on medical devices costing more than $100. Starting in 2013, medical device manufacturers will have to pay a 2.3% excise tax on medical equipment. This is expected to raise the cost of medical procedures. (Breitbart.com)
So those are some of the new taxes you'll be paying that will help pay for Obamacare.



[Edited by: KK7BA at 11/20/2012 1:02:51 PM EST]
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 12:46:24 PM

New taxes
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 6:43:50 AM

>> When you have nothing to offer, result to insults. Way to go. <<

Of course that also applies to liars who cannot back up their lies and only offer more insults when their lies are disproven by nonbiased bonafied journalistic links.
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 6:41:34 AM

62 days until President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time, January 20, 2013.
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 11:09:48 PM

"Those Morons".

When you have nothing to offer, result to insults. Way to go.
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 6:57:17 PM

Way to go Chey :) LOL

Those Morons talk about reading back, apparently they aren't either or mich wouldn't still be referring to you as a he. LOL
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 2:49:23 PM

Michiganian is correct. I started that about 10 days back. You and others here were chortling and snorting in glee anticipating a Romney landslide. If you have an issue with Michiganian or myself posting about the Obama inaugural in 63 days, have your topic locked. Simple as that.
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 1:59:27 PM

>> If "we're" the lemmings and you're so smart, why are you still using THIS thread for YOUR countdown and not your own? Seems to me the only lemming in the room is YOU.... and not too bright a lemming either! Guess you aren't smart enough to start your own thread or maybe you're afraid you'll be the only one there? <<

Because the new countdown was STARTED by jayrad1957 if you bothered to look down below. So, once again, Chey1954 has proven himself to be untruthful. Oh, and the sysops can feel free to lock this thread.
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 1:14:42 PM

"Remember: THIS THREAD is "countdown to election day 2012" not "countdown to the major OBMANATION! Prove you have a brain... leave here and start your own!"

If you are that upset, ask the mods to lock this thread. They might be happy to oblige.
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americanmade1
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:16:38 PM

W O W Chey i couldn't have said it any better... Sheeple like mich will NEVER LEARN....... :)
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Chey1954
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 11:12:08 AM

Mich---

If "we're" the lemmings and you're so smart, why are you still using THIS thread for YOUR countdown and not your own? Seems to me the only lemming in the room is YOU.... and not too bright a lemming either! Guess you aren't smart enough to start your own thread or maybe you're afraid you'll be the only one there?

Remember: THIS THREAD is "countdown to election day 2012" not "countdown to the major OBMANATION! Prove you have a brain... leave here and start your own!
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 9:06:50 AM

63 days until President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time, January 20, 2013.
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americanmade1
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:41:30 AM

KK7BA & Chevy, mich is hopeless he drank the Kool-aid and cannot accept the fact that he can't think for himself, for his sake hopefully he doesn't like Twinkies or Wonder bread or he might start to see the light.........
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 7:40:11 AM

If he can think for himself he needs to read Harbinger.
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 10:46:59 PM

>> A message to Mich from KK7BA:

(a "Mich" ignored GB poster)He is also one of those people that lets the union tell him how to vote and believe. Kind of reminds me of a sheep :) LOL

Can't think for himself. <<

I can think for myself very well and is very well informed, unlike the gullible lemmings KK7BA and Chey1954.
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Chey1954
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 6:52:32 PM

Hey KK: I believe the correct term is "lemming"..... he would follow others off the cliff....
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Chey1954
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 6:51:19 PM

A message to Mich from KK7BA:

(a "Mich" ignored GB poster)He is also one of those people that lets the union tell him how to vote and believe. Kind of reminds me of a sheep :) LOL

Can't think for himself.

[Edited by: Chey1954 at 11/18/2012 6:52:01 PM EST]
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 9:13:21 AM

He is also one of those people that lets the union tell him how to vote and believe. Kind of reminds me of a sheep :) LOL

Can't think for himself.
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americanmade1
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 8:13:27 AM

I think I have figured mich out, he's got an obummer phone and is probably on some sort of public support program that would explain his support for that communist in power right now....
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 7:29:57 AM

64 days until President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time, January 20, 2013.
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 7:24:32 AM

Oh, Chey1954, the Yahoo! link you gave just states what will happen if the 'fiscal cliff' talks fail. I know that so increasing taxes on the very wealthy is the solution. And Republicans will be blamed if the 'fiscal cliff' talks fail.



[Edited by: Michiganian at 11/18/2012 7:28:34 AM EST]
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 6:41:26 PM

Guess obummer supporters got what they wanted :) Higher taxes.

Romney lost because he offered jobs to people that don't want to work. They would rather get their entitlements and sit at home living off the working person.

Poor Twinkie :( Union pressure kills another icon :(
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Chey1954
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 3:42:14 PM

I agree with KK, americanmade...

To Gen Petraeus: goodonya, mate!
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Chey1954
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 3:40:58 PM

Hey Mich----

Here's YOUR "fiscal cliff" - compliments of Yahoo! Finance:

The Fiscal Cliff
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 12:41:46 PM

Love it Americanmade :)
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 9:15:59 AM

65 days until President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time, January 20, 2013.
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americanmade1
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 8:37:16 AM

We need a NEW COUNTDOWN til he's IMPEACHED for LYING TO CONGRESS and uh THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ABOUT BENGHAZI.....
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 5:57:41 PM

:(
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ShanC
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 9:13:34 AM

>Does it mean since Katrina was Bush's fault then obummer is to blame for Sandy :))))

Well, since Bush built the failing levees down in new Orleans....
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 6:49:30 AM

66 days until President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time, January 20, 2013.
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 2:57:52 PM

Does it mean since Katrina was Bush's fault then obummer is to blame for Sandy :))))
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 2:56:39 PM

Sorry Shane :) LOL
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 1:36:07 PM

>You forgot to mention Sandy was responsible for those jobless claim numbers.

..... which is Obama's fault! Geez, get a clue will you?
(I suppose you think Obama's not at fault for Global Warming either!)
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 1:33:36 PM

Typical democrat BS Blame someone or somebody else :) Be sure you don't take resposibility for your own mess. It's all yours now baby!
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americanmade1
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 11:05:48 AM

Wake up ALL you dems anything that happens from now on is STILL President Bush's fault RIGHT???? oBlame-o is doing everything he can to fix the mess.... NOT....
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 10:19:17 AM

jay, I thought all those clean-up jobs and rebuilding jobs would help LOWER the unemployment rate.......what's taking so long?

If taxes for the average family go up, I blame Obama and the democrats. George W. Bush wanted those rates to be permanent but agreed to a 2010 timetable as a political trade-off. I blame the democrats for not coming to the table with any meaningful reforms to the budget. A balanced approach will necessarily involve spending cuts and the democrats have blocked passing a budget for three years now. How to cut spending when you can't even pass a budget? Seriously?
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 10:11:08 AM

You forgot to mention Sandy was responsible for those jobless claim numbers.

[Edited by: jayrad1957 at 11/15/2012 10:11:50 AM EST]
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 9:42:33 AM

"$3200 in new taxes next year to all households. (ave)"

If that happens, you can thank the gop.
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SAVMOR
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 8:51:13 AM

<<Jobless claims up to 439,000.>>

.......economists were expecting only 375,000 the week ending November 10th. Explain this Mr. President. The election is over, you are in for another four years and the need to manipulate numbers so people feel good isn't important any longer. How will you explain the continiung decline?

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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 8:36:40 AM

$3200 in new taxes next year to all households. (ave)

[Edited by: KK7BA at 11/15/2012 8:37:22 AM EST]
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 8:34:10 AM

Jobless claims up to 439,000.
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Michiganian
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 7:22:02 AM

67 days until President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time, January 20, 2013.
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KK7BA
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 11:02:14 PM

$1.6 T deal

[Edited by: KK7BA at 11/14/2012 11:03:10 PM EST]
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americanmade1
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 8:08:32 PM

How funny is that that he can't blame anyone else for that mess....... :)
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 7:20:00 PM

Savmor...\o/ your post.

The same Susan Rice ..... Sept 27th, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the UN General Assembly. Common sense — and decency — would dictate that Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the UN, would be present for such an occasion. Rice, however, felt differently. Her empty chair stayed behind to take in the speech while she slipped out for lunch with Hillary Clinton. Priorities! What’s one of America’s most important and faithful allies when a Cobb salad is on the line? Not much, apparently.

......and this lady should be considered for Sec. of State... ??? Help.
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