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You Can Tell The Bush-Years Are OVER!!

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by Mr. Shaman, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Mr. Shaman

    Mr. Shaman Well-Known Member

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    Now, The President is tellin' Corporate America what's up, for a CHANGE!!!

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    I think this is great and the only way businesses should get bale out money... it's a BALE OUT for Christ sake! If your company just can't live with cutting pay to $500,000 per year for your executives while you're accepting billions in taxpayer money... then you must not really need it.:eek:

    I really don't understand why Bush didn't put some restrictions on all the money he doled out.

    Now everyone knows I'm no supporter of George Bush but I do believe he saw and understood that we had come to a real and serious economic crisis. And he had to know that without limitations placed on the way the money could be used greed would take it's chunk.

    I think the truth is that Republicans have let themselves become so anti-regulation that they can't hardly ever admit some amount of regulation is always needed when it comes to money.

    We all need to forget politics a little bit here and get a good jobs program type stimulus package hitting the streets... and soon!
     
  3. Andy

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    They will simply get their money some other way.
     
  4. Mr. Shaman

    Mr. Shaman Well-Known Member

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    ....ONLY because he was too-stupid to forecast what the implications would be, by those folks who made him look like a successful-businessman (so they could get their claws into The National Treasury).....when (even) his Daddy knew what the payoff would be....​
     
  5. Mr. Shaman

    Mr. Shaman Well-Known Member

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    Ya' heard-about-that, did ya'?

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    One again, Obama's rhetoric is a lot stronger than his actions: Read how the real proposal is going to work: Lots of Wiggle Room

     
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    Well, it's a good idea, even if it does lack teeth. I'm glad to see at least some sort of effort being made to curb executive power.
     
  8. Andy

    Andy Well-Known Member

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    Of course. The CEO isn't going to take a pay cut ever. You can make all the lame proclimations that CEO's should get bonuses and huge pay rates, but if a corporation wants someone to be CEO, and the CEO demands higher pay, he'll either go work somewhere that will give it to him, or the corporation will find a way to compensate him.

    In any case, Obama's lame blathering about, will not stop anything.
     
  9. Andy

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    This is another main difference between republicans and democrats. Republicans generally seek things that will work. We're not interested in lame propaganda that sounds great but fails.

    Democrats and be swayed by things that they themselves know won't work. Here you admit it will do nothing, yet still "think happy thoughts" because "at least some sort of effort is being made to curb executive power".

    How lame.
     
  10. Mr. Shaman

    Mr. Shaman Well-Known Member

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    Gee, Skippy....it's lookin' like those "happy thoughts" are payin'-off, ALREADY!!!!!

    :p

     
  11. Mr. Shaman

    Mr. Shaman Well-Known Member

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    Read 'n WEEP, "conservatives"!!!

    Waste is NO-LONGER "HIP"!!!!!!!!!!!

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  12. Mr. Shaman

    Mr. Shaman Well-Known Member

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    BUSHCO vs. ACCOUNTABILITY!!

    It's KARMA-Time, "conservatives"!!!!!!!

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    "Let's HEAR it, For NATIONAL $ECURITY!!!"
     
  13. BigRob

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    1/3 of 240,000 light weapons, such as the AK-47? 80,000 weapons...so what? You can't walk across Eastern Europe without tripping over an AK-47. They are by no means hard to come by. In an operation such as trying to run a country, if losing a few AK-47s is the worst that happens, then it is not the end of the world, and it hardly speaks to gross incompetence or lack of oversight.
     
  14. Depeche Toad

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    A bureaucrat has 500+ projects ready to pizz away taxpayer money on? Surprise, surprise.

    It's none of the government's business how much money people in the private sector make.

    Um, and the stiffulus package *did* enable Congress to oversee executive pay even for companies that *don't* get bailout money.
     
  15. Mr. Shaman

    Mr. Shaman Well-Known Member

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    C'mon, c'mon.....you need to list some examples.....

    After all, we're talkin' 'bout FLAG-WAVIN' 'MERICAN-CAPITALISTS, HERE!!!

    :rolleyes:
     
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