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U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by Transformers0704 » Sat Jan 22, 2011 4:27 pm

State bankruptcy bill imminent, Gingrich says

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE70K6PI20110121
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Re: U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by doubloon » Sat Jan 22, 2011 4:44 pm

Don't give California or New York or Illinois money?

Sounds like a good plan to me.
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Re: U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by jlwilliams » Sat Jan 22, 2011 5:02 pm

This is sad. The Nation fell during my lifetime. I lived to see it.

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Post by Tyris » Sat Jan 22, 2011 5:19 pm

This is awesome. F--k those states and their over bloated public sector unions :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
The public will not miss the ticket-pusher-roving-tax-collectors nor the brain-dead-but-tenured-middle-school teachers.

Sooner or later: our over bloated military will get slashed to a sane level and a hundred million leaches and illegals will stop getting their social-security and welfare checks. Bring It On!

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Post by doubloon » Sat Jan 22, 2011 6:53 pm

The big O is going to declare we need more jobs in his state of the union address.

This guy has a good idea if you plan to watch.

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Everybody has to drink 2 shots of beer whenever John Boehner appears to cry. 1 shot of bourbon if he breaks down sobbing and disappears entirely from view.

Every time Barack H Obama says "Democratic leadership," the first person to stop laughing is exempt from drinking 2 shots of beer.

If either Vice President Biden or the Speaker of the House Boehner is seen nodding off on camera, last person to start singing "Wake Up, Little Susie" has to drink 3 shots of beer.

If the President says the State of the Union is good, but could be better, the last person to eat a fully accoutered hot dog has to drink 1 shot of bourbon.

Whenever the President defends ObamaCare, everybody drinks 2 shots of beer. If he mentions Congress voting to repeal it, drink a whole beer and throws hot dogs at the television. The first person to hit Nancy Pelosi in the head is exempt from having to drink 2 shots of bourbon.

If the President relates a touching heartfelt story of a supporter who was denied a decent education, Rags gets to kick everybody else once. Twice, if the subject of the anecdote is in the audience. 3 times, if he/ she is sitting next to a 2 star general.

Every time President Barack Obama talks about his resolve and adopts a frowny look with his brow all furrowed and stuff, drink 1 shot of beer.

If the Chief Executive winks at or points at Michelle, all 4 players swordfight with hot dogs. Whoever is left with an intact weenie does not have to eat an entire shot glass full of that weird green relish.

If the president mentions the Chinese President by name, the last person to ask "Hu Dat?" has to drink 2 shots of beer.

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Re: U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by Libertarian_Geek » Sat Jan 22, 2011 7:10 pm

The idea that state or federal government can create jobs is like the idea of a perpetual motion engine... flawed for very similar reasons.
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Re: U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by TROOPER » Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:33 pm

I don't see how the American public can fail to see that the three most liberal-run states are the ones in flirting with financial disaster. I mean that literally - how can the super-majority of Americans fail to see the flaw built into a socialist system?

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Post by libertyman777 » Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:56 pm

TROOPER wrote:I don't see how the American public can fail to see that the three most liberal-run states are the ones in flirting with financial disaster. I mean that literally - how can the super-majority of Americans fail to see the flaw built into a socialist system?
That's just it, they do see. But we are still be marginalized by a corrupt media that is beholden to a powerful and vocal liberal minority. GM should have failed, Greece should have failed and now these states should be allowed to fail. Either we will get back in control of the government in the next couple of election cycles or they will tank us all. I'm voting and hoarding lead.

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Re: U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by smcharchan » Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:33 am

TROOPER wrote:I don't see how the American public can fail to see that the three most liberal-run states are the ones in flirting with financial disaster. I mean that literally - how can the super-majority of Americans fail to see the flaw built into a socialist system?
They see it. They just don't want to acknowledge it.

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Re: U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by ick » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:45 am

In my experience people abhor anything financial. They don't do an "accounting" of their OWN assets and income let alone what is going on nationally.

Heck, many people don't even follow the balance of their own checkbook.... and it isn't just lazyness or lack of accounting skill either. Many of these "financial fact-ignorant" people aren't what we consider poor either.

Seems to me there is a wanton disregard for responsability... apathy... in our country.

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Re: U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by Hush » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:55 am

The public wears blinders.
Demand stringent background and mental health checks on your politicians.

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Re: U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by wolf » Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:20 am

Wollt ihr den totalen krieg

and the people did say ,,,yes :roll: and they got it ,, and did loose

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Re: U.S. states to file for bankruptcy

Post by PTK » Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:42 am

The sooner, the better. The longer we wait to see such issues taken by the horns, the harder they will be to deal with.

I agree with a previous poster - we are witnessing the fall of our United States. Unfortunate, but... inescapable.
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