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mexicomaria

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Message Posted: May 14, 2013 8:22:19 PM

I will start...

Any money that goes from taxes to Planned Parenthood.

Any money that goes to Public Radio. Key word Public, not Govt radio.

Any money that pays for Govt figures to get their personal portrait painted, costs up to 70,000 a portrait. Read down page a bit and you can read about the practice.
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 10:26:30 AM

"the subways that wisk them to and from office building to capitol..."

Those are still open to the public--they go down hallways/tunnels from the congressional offices to the Capitol. When they are not in session, the general public used to be able to ride--they still might, I'm not sure. It used to be my favorite part of my dad's tours of DC (he was a history teacher and used to give exhaustive tours to friends and relatives when they visited the area).
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reb4
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 9:14:54 AM

Some contrasts for government Essentials during shutdown - what is not....

I have an idea... Shutdown the Health club exclusively for members of the House of Representatives as well as the the subways that wisk them to and from office building to capitol... they could walk or even jog... and let them face some of the voters... :-)

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reb4
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 2:58:29 PM

Government Buys $47,174 Mechanical Bull

"The government shutdown may be keeping furloughed federal workers at home, but on Monday the U.S. Army contracted to buy a mechanical bull. The $47,174 contract was awarded on Oct. 7 to Mechanical Bull Sales Inc. of State College, Penn."add buying a mechanical Bull during the shutdown to the list...

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reb4
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 9:53:57 AM

Amber alert Site is Down...

However
But this site is up and running - Let's Move...

Anyone see any problems with this?

Maybe we should all shutdown having taxes taken out of payroll???

[Edited by: reb4 at 10/7/2013 9:54:17 AM EST]
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reb4
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 9:43:37 AM

Amber alert Site is Down...
HoweverBut this site is up and running - Let's Move...Anyone see any problems with this?

Maybe we should all shutdown having taxes taken out of payroll???
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reb4
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 9:10:46 AM

Wouldn't want to pay for people to be evicted from their homes that they own because they are on Government owned land...

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reb4
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2013 1:00:34 PM

No Political Government salaries or expensese until they resolve the balance the budget... Yes not the debt ceiling but get a balanced budget...
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ministorage
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 9:39:33 PM

"No money for anything conservative!"

It can't be very conservative if the government is having to subsidize it.

"No corporate welfare."

Good. You do realize that means we get rid of all the fraudulent global warming-based tax subsidies, grants and handouts for anything "green," and let the market dictate which products come to market.

"No tax breaks for the rich."

Of course, you do realize that includes all the tax breaks for rich liberals and their causes.

"No money for religious organizations welfare."

What kind of welfare money are you talking about? Tax exempt status or something else?

Some churches are truly struggling, while others are very wealthy. Until we have a Fair Tax, if a 'church' is making a profit, then I'd have no problem with them paying taxes. But, to make things fair, of course, this must apply to all tax-exempt 'non-profit' organizations--including wealthy liberal lobbies--non-governmental organizations like the Sierra Club, the NRDC and Greenpeace, etc. If we're going to end this kind of "religious organizations welfare" then let's truly end it.
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streetrider
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 8:14:33 PM

Political battles by our elected officials.
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kiatoindos
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 12:21:34 PM

Private concerts at the White House!
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 10:09:20 AM

Starving artists!
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WES03
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2013 8:53:38 AM

NPR.
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reb4
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2013 5:08:25 PM

illegal aliens collecting illegal tax refunds
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 9:40:07 AM

I wouldn't want my taxes to pay for tacos...even if this thread is started by mexicomaria!
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2013 2:13:15 PM

Tower, you got that right!
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theTower
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2013 6:38:46 AM

We have to pay for portraits?
Have we always?
Some of the people we have had in our government over the decades are absolutely hideously ugly.
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NothingNew
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 8:39:53 PM

The government is too stupid and incompetent to provide ANY advice on family planning. But using government money to lower teenage pregnancies, lower overproduction of unwanted babies, lower the number of crack babies, lower the number of unwanted children who frequently wind up in our overcrowded prison system, lower the number of domestic rapes, lower the number of abandoned orphans is a bargain by any rational thinking person.

Obviously, that condition does not apply here.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 11:42:27 AM

That should be in the "Love" topic...
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kiatoindos
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2013 4:39:49 PM

I'll go above and beyond for that!!!
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2013 2:10:48 PM

I do want it to pay for packing vans for the Obama family when they leave the White House.
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kiatoindos
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2013 8:38:54 AM

Green fees for the chosen one!
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2013 10:49:45 PM

No more free cheese. :-0
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mnrick041
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2013 5:57:24 AM

Less foreign aid. We should fix our own bridges before building them for other countries.
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mweyant
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 3:53:44 AM

Behavioral Insights Team/Nudge Squad(headed by someone under 30, no less)
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airfresh
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 9:59:20 AM

Anything with the word subsidy in it.
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1stupedaso
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 7:57:38 AM

Renaming streets and highways and replacing the signage
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 8:45:54 AM

Cruise missiles to shoot a Syria.
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kiatoindos
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 8:29:04 AM

Fuel for Air Force One!
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WES03
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 8:20:38 AM

Illegals.
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reb4
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2013 7:58:48 PM

I definitely don't like to pay for convicted felons...
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reb4
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2013 1:47:30 PM

Wonder if many people want to pay for a war???
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streetrider
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2013 10:22:47 PM

no money to second, third generation welfare recipients,
Reform welfare, to teach these people personal responsibility and independence, they should have to contribute to our country and society.
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streetrider
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 12:55:11 AM

not one thin dime to foreign countries, especially when this one is in need of fixing.
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 9:25:56 AM

If we stopped 1/2 the $ BILLIONS going overseas to countries that don't care in the least if we all died tomorrow. We could keep Democrats happy for Decades in figuring out just how to spend that much money here in the US.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 6:43:12 AM

Conservatives must hate the arts and documentaries.

No money for anything conservative!

No corporate welfare.

No tax breaks for the rich.

No money for religious organizations welfare.
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wbacon
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 5:07:13 AM

PBS It's bad enough that most of the commercial stations are liberally biased TAX MONEY IS PAYING FOR LIBERALLY BIASED NEWS AND CULTURAL COVERAGE!
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oilpan4
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:20:44 AM

"No more money for PBS!! "

God forbid they run advertisements like everyone else.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 7:28:08 PM

Careful there taco - you just dont understand how to look at things - 'it depends on what is is'.
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 7:23:22 PM

I heard there are around a 100 cities sitting on the edge of bankruptcy. Note the administration will not use the word "bail out" when talking about Detroit, they will use words like "to fund any immediate bridge loans," says Nancy Pelosi. Maybe use TARP funds.

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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 7:14:57 PM

careful there daylily - sluggo in one of his new identities will castigate you around the head and ears.
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 7:08:59 PM

No more money for PBS!!
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2013 11:17:33 AM

No federal tax money to bail out Detroit.
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2013 11:08:38 AM

No tax money for Lois Lerner,,,,

moveonloislerner.org

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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2013 9:25:55 AM

Laws that are lobbied for and established by the NRA.
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2013 9:19:46 AM

NJ needs to stop paying for 608 school districts when there are only 21 counties in this state,
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WES03
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2013 9:24:53 AM

Illegal immigrants.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2013 9:03:59 AM

Mexico: " What would happen if we had someone who made calls on homes?"

Bingo! And Ka-balooey! That would blow up the whole welfare system BIG TIME !!!

So, it will never happen. Too much government intrusion. Too much watching over people.
Hey, here's a brainchild of an idea: Take all that NSA information that has been gathered, and determine the true domicile of men who are not supporting their natural children. If they are found to be living with the mother and the children without declaring it, they get a choice: get married immediately and pay back all illicitly-gained public money, or be prosecuted for fraud and have both parents driven off any future government payments of any kind (until Social Security at full retirement age).
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2013 8:54:29 AM

""Popcorn, I do not like that either, but, in reality, how many do that? Not as many as you think.""

You would not believe how many there are in NJ. You would CRY.

I know of 1 woman in section 8 housing, receives child support for 1 child, receives welfare for the other 3 ( use to be 4 ). She is in a Methadone program. Has a boyfriend that lives with her ( Presumed to be the father of the latest addition to her pack of wolves.

Oh BTW... the oldest now has a kid & is also on welfare. ( I think she is pregnant again )
That is all they know to play the system

Tere is NOTHING you can do to stop this while Liberal Judges keep doling out benifits to those that keep playing the system to need it.
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2013 12:24:38 PM

Example....my secretary. I love this lady and she loves me, we are forever friends. She had four children, and never married the father although they lived together. He had his own lumber business and was a hunting guide. She was a medical secretary but did not make enough to support kids on her own, even though together these two folks made good money. They stayed unmarried to receive govt money. They are now married and one child is in college.

We have a system that encourages families to not be married parents....they can get money to not be married. What would happen if we had someone who made calls on homes? I believe folks go to prison or get a record for welfare fraud.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2013 10:17:28 AM

Popcorn, I do not like that either, but, in reality, how many do that? Not as many as you think.

And if you were to stop that, would you be punishing her or her kids? Punish her but not the kids. So how do you do that?

[Edited by: btc1 at 7/16/2013 10:18:52 AM EST]
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