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Posts Made By: S Wagner

March 22, 2010 10:13 AM Forum: Politics

Healthcare bill is the nail in the coffin of the US

Posted By S Wagner

Charles R Genovese, Jr MD said:

I'm afraid you guys don't see the big picture....And Rod- you don't have a clue. There is some debate over the origional source for this quote, but here it is....
"A democracy cannot exist as a permanant form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largess from the public treasury. From that moment on the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benifits from the public treasury with the result that the democracy collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average age of the world's greatest civilizations has been 200 years."
Medicare and Medicaid- bankrupt. When it was enacted the life expectancy was 67- now it is 85. Unions (the largest is government workers) have benifits for their members where they pay a small amount for their pensions and insurance and when they retire are owed a large fraction of their salary and health benifits for life. Because of healthcare improvements- they now are living to the mid 80's. Figure something like paying in $100,000 but getting back $500,000. This is what bankrupted GM. California New York, and several other states will soon follow. The feds may borrow (and print) more money to keep them solvent,which will impliment the inevitable bankruptcy of the US a little sooner. Shortly Moody's is going to downgrade the US bond rating to below AAA, and intrest on the debt will rise much faster. Our debt, by the way is not the commonly cited 12 TRILLION! No, that doesn't even include the Medicare debt, currently 30-40 Trillion, plus other stuff ( like pensions and healthcare for government workers). I don't know the real number but have seen it as high as 100 TRILLION. Interestingly ALL of Western civilization is in the same boat for the same reason. So print more money- hyperinflation-check out history of Argentina.
Have you heard from the Treasurer for the state of Massachusetts. He stated their state would be bankrupt except the federal government has been pouring money in to keep the program running- which is...surprise--hugely over budget. When that money stops the cuts will be incredible. This is exactly the program whe are now starting on a national level. Yesterday he predicted the federal government will be bankrupt in fours years after this program is implimented. Oh- and this bill will increase employment... there will be 16,000 new IRS agents to implement the collections! By the way- note that the student loan program is also in this bill. Why is that? Well we doctors typically have a huge education debt after college and med school. If the government runs the program the debt can be paid by working "cheap" FOR the government. Of course MOST professionals will be "owned" by the government. Have you ever read the paper by Ezekiel Emmanuel, Rahm Emmanuel's brother? "Principles for allocation of scarce medical resources" in Lancet? Has a great graph for how to calculate if you are worthy of society to allocate medical care to you. Find the graph. Babies have no investment by society, so have a low priority. Likewise your worth decreases dramatically after age 55. It's also called "Quality adjusted life years". He is special advisor to the director of the office of management and budget.
This president has surrounded himself with communists/ Marksists/ and progressives by their OWN admission in numerous speaches. Barak himself mentioned redistribution of wealth numerous times. The only difference between progressives and Marksists is Progressives believe in socialism by process rather than violent revolution. Could it be that bankrupting the country is part of this plan. Also, when the government runs 1/5 of the economy with healthcare, what would take care of everything else? Why controlling everything that uses energy! Nancy said the other day that healthcare was just the beginning! When the economy collapses, is that when the president declairs an emergency requiring government takeover of everything? Have you noticed Obama has his own logo rather than the presidential seal? It's a sun rising over waving stripes. Would you say I'm pessimistic?

The reference, I believe you are looking for, and much more, can be found in: Oswald Spengler's "The Decline of the West" (written in 1918)... read it....

That, and Atlas Shrugged, are the two most prescient, and applicable books, to today's situation.

It will START in the cities (the revolution)... but it WILL spread... plan accordingly

March 24, 2010 11:40 AM Forum: Politics

If you have children...

Posted By S Wagner

david elosser said: might want them to see these photos. Some are shocking, but they all tell the story.,0,1425347.photogallery

David E

My family lost my younger sister, in her 30's, to Meth... embezzled $50K from my mother, while having power of attorney, etc...

June 10, 2010 12:02 PM Forum: Politics

'The Alien in the White House'

Posted By S Wagner

Excellent and well written article; very thought provoking...

To me it further evidences the (now getting) old saw: "Liberalism (or Progressivism - you choose) is a mental disorder"

Those who deny "A is A" cannot be trusted to lead, ever. Obama is merely the perfect example of the mindset and philosophy, writ large...

Never forget: "Socialism is trickle UP Poverty"

And that trickle is now turning into a torrent.

July 8, 2010 10:44 AM Forum: Politics

Pumping Up the Exports

Posted By S Wagner

Rod Kaufman said:

It's about time:
Er, ah, quiet or the party of no will stop that, too...

Exports have been UP over the 12-24 months or so for one, and ONLY one reason:

The significant DECLINE in the value of the dollar against MOST currencies worldwide... now that it's rising again, I expect you'll see these balance of trade numbers shifting (again) as they always do... There were no "policies" the government actually implemented that helped US companies be more competitive globally... they're just trying to claim that they actually DID something useful...

When the dollar is relatively weak, our products and services are a relative bargain in non-US currencies/locales...

Now, if the Obamunists REALLY wanted to drive a systemic, and sustainable, increase in our exports, they'd DECREASE rules and regulations on US companies, helping them to LOWER their costs of production, making them more competitive both domestically AND abroad... But we all know "the party that cares for the working man" couldn't have THAT! Actually help US companies be MORE competitive and lower costs! Shudder!

This just occurred to me, maybe the Demo-socialists actually caused the Fannie/Freddie/GoldmanSachs meltdown on purpose, in order to cause the dollar to weaken, in order to increase exports... yeah, it WAS their idea and plan all along... They were more clever than we believed. wink

Had Barney Frank, Maxine Waters, Chris Dodd, and Obama NOT accused Repuplicans of RACISM when they were TRYING to go after the fraud at Fannie/Freddie back in 2005, the melt-down would have been avoided... Follow the (corrupting) money...

July 8, 2010 10:45 AM Forum: Politics

How crazy do you have to be...

Posted By S Wagner

Mike Strieber said: get banned from MSNBC? If you can get more crazy than Olbermann you're making news.

More Kos-MSNBC Drama: Phil Griffin Bans Markos From Guest Appearances [Too Crazy for MSNBC]

Well, it's all relative...

If everyone at PMSNBC is already crazy, then someone more "normal" will look UBER-Crazy; to THEM! wink

July 14, 2010 02:28 PM Forum: Politics

Reid - Immigrants Doing Construction

Posted By S Wagner

Mel Maki said:

Reid has to know better. Doesn't he?

Reid is a j-random Standard Libtard: Never let the facts get in the way of your story. He wants it to be true, so it MUST be!

Yet more proof that today's Liberalism: is a mental disorder

remember EVERYONE:

Socialism is trickle UP poverty... evidence #1: Nevada, evidence #2: Michigan... coming soon to a locale near YOU! (Unless you vote OUT *all* the statists in 2010!)

July 14, 2010 02:39 PM Forum: Politics

NAACP - What a joke

Posted By S Wagner

NAACP is the very definition of Racist.

From Wikipedia: "Racism: is the belief that the genetic factors which constitute race are a primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.[1] As a practice, it means the same thing as racial discrimination. In the case of institutional racism, certain racial groups may be denied rights or benefits, or receive preferential treatment."

NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People... The very TITLE of the organization is Racist!

Were there a NAANCP "... Non-Colored People" - the hue and cry of "racism" would be launched loud and clear by the leftists, socialists, statists, Democrats and their supporters... at the very CONCEPT and NAME. The title is the same, only the OBJECT is different.

Going beyond their title, their ACTIONS are clearly "discriminatory based on race" and their policy openly supports "preferential treatment" based on race.

November 2010: the time is ripe to rid America of ALL racists - of every spectrum, vote em ALL out. Anyone who believes that quotas and assignments based on anything other than merit are valid or legal - vote em out...

Vote FOR meritocracy - you get what you EARN, or what you are FREELY given by those who DO earn. Not what you can steal at the point of a statist gun because of (fill in the blank: your color, economic circumstance, religion, political party, connections, etc...)

Over half the Republicans in Washington today fail the "statist" test... ALL of the Democrats fail it.

The good news in all this; the hypocrisy and stupidity of the Left is ever more exposed every time they pull stunts like this.

Bring it on... November 2, EVERYTHING begins to really "change"

July 14, 2010 02:58 PM Forum: Politics

One trillion buys you 13%...

Posted By S Wagner

Mike Strieber said:

To use Democrat-speak: An overwhelmingly huge 13% of the US population believes Obama's economic policies have helped them. Clearly a resounding success.

Quite a coincidence that a full 13% of Americans believe the new healthcare law will help them. Thank god Obama and his fellow Democrats know better than the rest of us what is in our best interest or we wouldn't have had these 13% of Americans happy.

I can tell you what is not in Obama's best interest; reading this CBS poll. These are some horrible numbers, from the economy to the AZ law, he's on the wrong side of every issue. The Dems are imploding right before our eyes. Nancy yesterday blew her top at the White House, Harry Reid shocking Americans with his jaw-dropping statements about illegal immigrants, Obama losing support from the left, and even a biased media running out of ways to cover for him.

The good news? 80% of the country thinks Obama's personal economic policies have created and saved a plethora of jobs at golf courses around the country. wink

How bad is the outlook? We have a choice in NV of Harry Reid or "Crazy Sharron" Angle and the lunatic Angle is the better choice by far. Now that's scary.

Anyone know if the total percentage of illiterates, illegal immigrants and non-white/asian "minorities" in this county is anywhere near 13%? Call me "curious"

Just saying...

What is so lunatic about Sharron Angle, btw?

July 19, 2010 10:13 AM Forum: Politics


Posted By S Wagner

david elosser said:

President Bush was heckled, derided, criticized and rediculed for playing "too much" golf. He played a total of 24 rounds of golf during the eight years of his presidency. A year and a half into his presidency, Hussein Obama has racked up over 40 rounds of golf, with no sign that he intends to scale back. So, where's the criticism? Come on you guys on the left, between the bad economy, lousy foreign policy, the Gulf oil spill, an increasingly unpopular Afghan war with mounting casualties, not even a shake of the head over this?

"From a period stretching from April 3 to May 22 of this year, the president went golfing eight of nine weekends. WOULD YOUR WIFE LET YOU DO THAT?? WOULD YOU LET YOUR HUSBAND? Michelle, what gives?" wink

David E

Bet you (anyone) $1000.00 that Obama cheats... Guarantee it... he "shaves" the score.. takes some "mulligans"... You know he does... he's the type

July 30, 2010 11:07 AM Forum: Politics

I believe they had to know...

Posted By S Wagner

Never let the facts get in the way of a good story...

Never let a crisis go to waste....

They totally knew, but didn't care...

They MUST be eliminated (electorally) come November 2nd...

It really is that simple.