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May 12th, 2014
09:13 PM ET

Thought Police run amok?

Van Jones and Newt Gingrich spar over freedom of expression with former NFL player Jamal Anderson and Bishop Harry Jackson Jr.

Gingrich outraged over liberals' Benghazi denial
Newt Gingrich is outraged over Eleanor Clift stating that Ambassador Stevens wasn't murdered, but died over smoke inhalation.

soundoff (58 Responses)
  1. countingdown

    You're poor
    You ARE poor. That's not insulting. It's the truth. You will need SS and Medicare (if you're not already on it). So why vote for the GOP that want to take it away?

    May 14, 2014 at 5:07 pm |

    (PROVE THIS) WITHOUT USING A LIBERAL WEB SITE OR NEWS OUTLET! I WANT QUOTES, LINKS TO ACTUAL DOCUMENTS, ACTUAL CASE LAW. I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT YOU CRY BABY CRAP ABOUT CUTBACKS. CUTTING OVER SPENDING WILL SAVE A PROGRAM. EXAMPLE THE TAKING OF 700 BILLION DOLLARS FROM MEDICARE TO PAY FOR OBAMACARE!

    May 17, 2014 at 8:43 am | Reply
    • You're poor

      You can search for the 700 Billion Dollar cuts to Medicare on any website you want. You know how to search don't you? The cuts SAVE money from Medicare not matter which web site you look at. Sorry, but you're wrong. That's the way it is. I can't help it that you're too stupid to understand that.

      So just to clarify again. You don't want everyone in the US to be able to get insurance? Ok I got it. And you would like the GOP to get rid of your SS and Medicare. Ok I got that too. Then keep voting against your own interests. It's your right to be stupid.

      May 17, 2014 at 4:40 pm | Reply
      • countingdown

        Why do you hate poor people?

        Answer this liberal supporter!
        If the select committee finds hard evidence that the White House knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration or that Hillary knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration and one or both attempted a coverup will you support impeachment and/or criminal Justice?

        YES. OR. NO! SIMPLE ENOUGH THAT EVEN YOU COULD ANSWER! HA, HA, HA, HA, HA, HA, HA, HA,

        May 18, 2014 at 8:25 am |
      • You're poor

        I don't hate poor people. I love poor people. That's why I'm telling poor people (like yourself) to quit voting against your own interests. Is that too hard to understand.

        The committee won't find anything of the sort. They already tried 7 times and didn't find anything. But let's assume they find out that the attack was caused by Muslim militants (that hate American because of the two "unfunded/off-the-books Bush wars), instead of Muslim militants riled up about a video. Would I support impeachment. No, because just SAYING the attacks were caused by one thing or another just doesn't matter.

        May 20, 2014 at 9:15 am |
      • viking618

        Countingdown has promoted himself to "Chief" of the thought police and he is running amok.

        May 20, 2014 at 11:44 am |
      • countingdown

        viking618 and Your Poor has promoted themselves to "Chief" of the mindless thought police and are running in circles!

        June 3, 2014 at 9:03 pm |
    • You're poor

      About the 700 Billion (with a B) you claim was robbed from Medicare. That is undeniably FALSE. Most of those cuts were cuts to the DOCTORS and HOSPITALS (NO cuts were made to Medicare beneficiaries like you) which actually SAVES Medicare money. Let me put that in a way you might understand it. If your trailer payment goes down, then you will have more money to spend on Everclear. Pretty simple really.
      See: http://www.factcheck.org/2012/08/medicares-piggy-bank/

      So just to clarify. You don't want everyone in the US to be able to get insurance? Ok got it. And you would like the GOP to get rid of your SS and Medicare. Ok got it. Then keep voting against your own interests.

      May 17, 2014 at 8:15 pm | Reply
      • countingdown

        Have you or will you decline your ss and Medicare?

        Yes or no!

        May 18, 2014 at 3:56 pm |
      • countingdown

        On "Face the Nation" Stephanie Cutter admits that Obama cut $700 Billion from Medicare (August 12, 2012).

        May 18, 2014 at 4:22 pm |
      • countingdown

        145 million hard working Americans had great insurance until obama srewed it up., so screw you.

        WHY DIDN'T YOU ANSWER MY QUESTIONS CHKEN SHEIT?

        May 18, 2014 at 4:29 pm |
      • countingdown

        The last sentence of my last comment was uncalled for if they allow it to post. I apologize to CNN and the public for my lack of control. I can nullify your your misinformation without stooping to your low information level any further.

        I will only respond to you on other threads after this posting.

        May 18, 2014 at 9:25 pm |
      • You're poor

        I don't hate poor people. I love poor people. That's why I'm telling poor people (like yourself) to quit voting against your own interests. Is that too hard to understand.

        No, I won't decline SS and Medicare. That's why I want you poor people to quit voting against your own interests when you vote GOP. It's the GOP that want to cut your SS and Medicare benefits.

        700 billion Medicare cuts for Doctors and Hospitals, NOT your benefits or the benefits of any other Medicare beneficiary. This actually SAVES Medicare money. Therefore you are WRONG when you say Obama robbed Medicare. You quote the GOP (FALSE) claims from the article but you don't post the actual facts that DEBUNK the GOP claims/lies. You are a real moron. You can't even accept that Obamacare is a republican plan, endorsed by the Heritage Foundation, and implemented by Mitt Romney.

        May 20, 2014 at 9:20 am |
  2. countingdown

    You're poor Specifically, what part of Obamacare (that wasn't ALREADY in RomneyCare) don't you like?

    May 15, 2014 at 10:44 pm |

    ALL OF IT! NOW ANSWER MY QUESTIONS DOLT!

    May 16, 2014 at 7:30 am | Reply
  3. viking618

    Former Bush official Richard Clarke appeared on MSNBC yesterday and called the current investigation a political stunt and a smear campaign. He is a career professional that has served both Democratic and Republican administrations. Even the families of the people who died in Benghazi want the Republicans to stop using their deaths to score cheap political points. It is shameful. Stop wasting the taxpayers dollars on another investigation.

    However, if you persist, I have a friend that made $5,907 in one day selling Benghazi Anal Creme to Republican legislators. You apply it to your Sphincter every 4 hours and it soothes and cures the brain inflammation. After treatment you will be able to see more clearly and should recognize the damage the GOP is doing to the country. Treatment is fully covered by the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

    May 13, 2014 at 6:22 pm | Reply
    • countingdown

      Answer this liberal supporter!
      If the select committee finds hard evidence that the White House knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration or that Hillary knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration and one or both attempted acoverup will you support impeachment and/or criminal Justice?

      YES. OR. NO!

      May 20, 2014 at 7:30 am | Reply
      • viking618

        The previous (multiple) investigations were bi-partisan, the new "select" committee is all Republican. The first order of business should be the issuance of subpoenas to the Republican members of the previous committees. The questions that need answering are: Why did you lie to us? Are you part of the vast conspiratorial cover up? The GOP is so dysfunctional they don't believe the results of the prior investigations as reported by their OWN PARTY!!! The current committee is making the Republicans on the prior committee look like idiots, and rightfully so, the members of the prior committee voted 232-186 to form a new committee. The prior committee Republicans should hold press conferences and tell the media, "Don't believe a word I said or I'm so incompetent I don't know what I am doing"

        May 20, 2014 at 11:46 am |
      • countingdown

        viking618
        The previous (multiple) investigations were bi-partisan, the new "select" committee is all Republican. The first order of business should be the issuance of subpoenas to the Republican members of the previous committees. The questions that need answering are: Why did you lie to us? Are you part of the vast conspiratorial cover up? The GOP is so dysfunctional they don't believe the results of the prior investigations as reported by their OWN PARTY!!! The current committee is making the Republicans on the prior committee look like idiots, and rightfully so, the members of the prior committee voted 232-186 to form a new committee. The prior committee Republicans should hold press conferences and tell the media, "Don't believe a word I said or I'm so incompetent I don't know what Iam doing"

        You just proved your political ignorance! ,

        From the office of the Clerk of The United States House of Representatives:
        Before Members are assigned to committees, each committee's size and the proportion of Republicans to Democrats must be decided by the party leaders. The total number of committee slots allotted to each party is approximately the same as the ratio between majority party and minority party members in the full Chamber.

        Members are then assigned to committees in a three-step process. Each of the two principle parties in the House is responsible for the assigning its members to committees, and at the first stage, each party uses a committee on committees to make the initial recommendations for assignments. At the beginning of the new Congress, Members express preferences for assignment to the appropriate committee on committees. Most incumbents prefer to remain on the same committees so as not to forfeit expertise and committee seniority. These committees on committees then match preferences with committee slots, following certain guidelines designed in part to distribute assignments fairly. They then prepare and approve an assignment slate for each committee, and submit all slates to the appropriate full party conference for approval. Approval at this second stage often is granted easily, but the conferences have procedures for disapproving recommended Members and nominating others in their stead. Finally, at the third stage, each committee submits its slate to the pertinent full Chamber for approval, which is generally granted.

        I also suggest you down load and read:
        RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR THE PERMANENT SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 112TH CONGRESS

        FOR AN "INDEPENDENT" YOU MAKE A VERY TYPICAL LIBERAL! OF COURSE WE KNOW YOU WERE ONLY PRETENDING TO BE INDEPENDENT IN A LUDICROUS EFFORT TO MAKE YOURSELF (APPEAR) MORE KNOWLEDGEABLE.

        May 20, 2014 at 10:19 pm |
      • countingdown

        Since you may have difficulty understanding the above post I am providing this explanation. If the democrats don't appoint anyone or as proposed only one it is their fault.

        Had there not been a special committee Nixon would have remained president!

        Read about the Watergate select committee!

        The members of the Senate Watergate Committee were:

        Majority party (Dem.)
        Sam J. Ervin, Chairman, North Carolina
        Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii
        Joseph M. Montoya, New Mexico
        Herman E. Talmadge, Georgia

        Minority party (Rep.)
        Howard H. Baker, Jr., Ranking Member Tennessee
        Edward J. Gurney, Florida
        Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. Connecticut

        The chief counsel of the Committee was Samuel Dash, who directed the investigation. The minority counsel was Fred Thompson. Members of the Senate Watergate Committee’s professional staff included:

        Rufus Edmisten (Deputy Counsel) Donald Sanders (Deputy Minority Counsel – Republican) Terry Lenzner, chief investigator [2] Scott Armstrong Robert Muse Marc Lackritz Gordon L. Freedman

        After all this Answer this question liberal supporter! If the select committee finds hard evidence that the White House knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration or that Hillary knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration and one or both attempted acoverup will you support impeachment and/or criminal Justice?

        YES. OR. NO!

        May 21, 2014 at 8:16 am |
      • viking618

        Thank you for proving my point! The Republicans engage in all manner of corruption, bribery, influence peddling, abuse of power, etc. but they expect the voting public to look the other way. And you provided the example by invoking Nixon, who resigned in the face of impeachment and possible criminal charges, and then was pardoned by President Ford, another Republican. The current "select" committee is nothing but political theatrics. No mention of the dozen or so incidents where embassy personnel were killed abroad during the Bush Adiministration, no investigations, no righteous indignation, but God forbid, something happens with a Democratic president and the GOP is in an uproar. This new committee will rephrase the same questions and answers until they get the result they want on our dime! Including, I'm sure, some carefully scripted media moments/press conferences. But, as the uninformed lemming that you are, you blindly follow their agenda. It is you who votes against your own interests when you vote for the GOP. They will do anything to regain power and control and to convince the simple minded to vote for them.

        I am offering you the simpleton's discount on a 55 gallon drum of Benghazi Anal Creme!

        May 21, 2014 at 11:19 am |
      • countingdown

        viking618

        Ha, ha, ha, ha, a liberal masquerading as an independent and afraid to answer a simple question.
        Hard evidence equals truth, no matter your perception of how truth is determined. So, answer the question!

        If the select committee finds hard evidence that the White House knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration or that Hillary knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration and one or both attempted a cover up, will you support impeachment and/or criminal Justice?

        YES. OR. NO!

        May 21, 2014 at 1:28 pm |
    • countingdown

      "However, if you persist, I have afriend that made $5,907 in one day selling Benghazi Anal Creme to Republican legislators"

      SICK INDIVIDUAL TO POST THIS KIND OF CRAP! HOPE YOU ARE PROUD OF YOURSELF! GREAT EXAMPLE OF A TYPICAL LIBERAL!

      May 20, 2014 at 7:34 am | Reply
      • viking618

        What is "sick" are people like the "select" committee and yourself who use the deaths of 4 Americans to score cheap political points without regard to the families who would like their loved ones to rest in peace. For your information, I am a middle of the road independent voter. I vote on issues and policies that candidates put forth, I do not blindly follow the party line like you. Your multiple nonsensical posts make you appear as a functioning idiot or simpleton!

        May 20, 2014 at 11:51 am |
      • countingdown

        viking618
        What is "sick" are people like the "select" committee and yourself who use the deaths of 4 Americans to score cheap political points without regard to the families who would like their loved ones to rest in peace. For your information, I am a middle of the road independent voter. I vote on issues and policies that candidates put forth, I do not blindly follow the party line like you. Your multiple nonsensical posts make you appear as a functioning idiot or simpleton!

        May 20, 2014 at 11:51 am |

        You don't realize that liberals used the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, ( they voted for using the same information the adminstration had ) for political points and still do today. What are you worried about? All that has to be done is produce all documents without blackouts, answer questions without screaming what difference does it make! You are nowhere near the middle of the road, in fact you are about to run out of road because of the left turn! An independent would want to ensure to truth, the WHOLE TRUTH, AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH WAS KNOWN!

        YOUR SICK COMMENT IS PROOF!

        May 20, 2014 at 8:21 pm |
  4. viking618

    Former Bush official Richard Clarke, yesterday, called the current Benghazi investigation a stunt and smear campaign. He has served both Democratic and Republican administrations. A career professional on the INSIDE. Even the families of those who died in Benghazi want the GOP to stop using their deaths to score cheap political points. It is shameful.

    However if you persist, my friend made $5,907 in 1 day selling Benghazi Anal Creme to Republican legislators. You apply it to your Sphincter every 4 hours and it soothes and cures brain inflammation. After that you will be able to see more clearly and recognize the damage that the GOP is doing to the country. Treatment is fully covered by Obamacare.

    May 13, 2014 at 6:12 pm | Reply
    • See below

      The moron, countingdown (see below) could use some of that creme.

      May 15, 2014 at 10:39 pm | Reply
      • viking618

        Countingdown probably is an uninformed 1 percenter, like most Republicans he offers nothing, just parrots the party line. You're poor, ha ha ha. He doesn't realize that he and those like him are morally bankrupt...they are the poor ones!

        May 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm |
      • You're poor

        @viking – countingdown is NOT a 1%er. Not even close. He's just another GOPTard that the GOP have brainwashed into voting against their own interests. And too stupid to even realize it.

        May 18, 2014 at 5:13 pm |
      • countingdown

        viking618
        Countingdown probably is an uninformed 1 percenter, like most Republicans he offers nothing, just parrots the party line. You're poor, ha ha ha. He doesn't realize that he and those like him are morally bankrupt...they are the poor ones!

        May 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm |

        Ha, ha, ha, viking618 definitely is another uninformed govbbermnt owes mes liberal like all liberals especially like "your poor", who offers nothing period. Ha, ha, neither of which realize their party is bankrupting America!

        Why do you both hate poor people?

        May 19, 2014 at 8:47 pm |
  5. McShannon

    Ambassador Stevens was murdered I don’t know why there would be any denial. There were several armed men on the premises for the purpose of protecting the embassy. I can see only one explanation for a lack of meaningful defense and that is someone, possibly a trusted employee of the embassy, murdered several defenders inside the embassy just before the attack. There surely was a conspiracy and the CIA with a fifty billion dollar budget failed again just like the weapons of mass destruction calculation they miscalculated again.

    May 13, 2014 at 9:36 am | Reply
  6. The US Dept Of Defense

    The US DOD announces a new weapon available if hostile aliens try to take over the Earth. The DOD will allow Palin voters to "mind meld" with the aliens. The aliens' heads will immediately implode caused by the huge vacuum.

    May 13, 2014 at 9:33 am | Reply
    • prod

      Palin joke? Seriously? Get relevant.

      May 13, 2014 at 4:35 pm | Reply
      • It's not a joke

        It's the truth. And that's what scares me.

        May 14, 2014 at 2:54 pm |
      • countingdown

        The US Dept Of Defense The US DOD announces a new weapon available if hostile aliens try to take over the Earth. The DOD will allow Palin voters to "mind meld" with the aliens. The aliens' heads will immediately implode caused by the huge vacuum.

        May 13, 2014 at 9:33 am | Reply

        prod Palin joke?Seriously? Get relevant.

        May 13, 2014 at 4:35 pm | Reply

        It's not a joke It's the truth. And that's what scares me.

        May 14, 2014 at 2:54 pm |

        GOP solution, GOP prayer, Profile Of The Typical Republican Voter, You're poor

        May 14, 2014 at 4:14 pm |
      • countingdown

        The US Dept Of Defense The US DOD announces a new weapon available if hostile aliens try to take over the Earth. The DOD will allow Palin voters to "mind meld" with the aliens. The aliens' heads will immediately implode caused by the huge vacuum.

        May 13, 2014 at 9:33 am | Reply

        prod Palin joke?Seriously? Get relevant.

        May 13, 2014 at 4:35 pm | Reply

        It's not a joke It's the truth. And that's what scares me.

        May 14, 2014 at 2:54 pm |

        GOP solution, GOP prayer, Profile Of The Typical Republican Voter, You're poor, The US Dept Of Defense

        HAD TO ADD THIS ONE TO THE LIST

        HA, HA, HA, HA, HA, HA, HA, I. HA HA HA, WAS. HA, HA. LAUGHING SO MUCH. HA, HA, HA I HIT THE POST BUTT HA, HA, HA, ON. YOUR CRY BABY HATE IS JUST SO UNREAL HA, HA, HA, HA, HA, HA, HA ,

        May 14, 2014 at 4:25 pm |
      • It's not a joke

        And thanks for proving my point.

        May 14, 2014 at 5:09 pm |
      • countingdown

        It's not a joke
        And thanks for proving my point.

        May 14, 2014 at 5:09 pm |

        HA, HA, HA, I WAS LAUGHING AT YOU! BUT, THANKS FOR MAKING MY POINT! HA, HA, HA

        May 14, 2014 at 6:05 pm |
      • It's not a joke

        Please keep posting. You make "other" Palin voters look like geniuses. Maybe not. You’re all the same.

        May 15, 2014 at 9:29 am |
      • countingdown

        It's not a joke
        Please keep posting. You make "other" Palin voters look like geniuses. Maybe not. You’re all the same.

        May 15, 2014 at 9:29 am |

        Ha, ha, ha, your the joke, you make yourself look like an idiot. Ha, ha, ha, oh! Porl wilbral, ha, ha, ha

        May 15, 2014 at 9:42 pm |
  7. kurt

    Stupid statement by Eleanor Clift.

    But... we're talking about the Mclaughlin Group... a show that has been compared to a political food fight. If that's the current source of your outrage then I think it's been a pretty low-outrage week.

    May 13, 2014 at 9:24 am | Reply
    • countingdown

      A typical dismissal by a typical liberal. Um! Like, it was just a video and what difference does it make and it wasn't a lie and, and, and, and, ect, ect, ect.

      May 14, 2014 at 8:11 am | Reply
      • You're poor

        You're poor. So why do you vote against your own interests? Are you "countingdown" to the time when the GOP takes away your SS and Medicare?

        May 14, 2014 at 2:57 pm |
      • countingdown

        You're poor
        You're poor. So why do you vote against your own interests? Are you "countingdown" to the time when the GOP takes away your SS and Medicare?

        May 14, 2014 at 2:57 pm |

        GOP solution, GOP prayer, Profile Of The Typical Republican Voter, You're poor, So why do you vote against the interests of America? Are you "too stupidest to know your stupid" to understand the time when the democrats and liberals like you takes away freedom?

        HA, HA, HA, YOU THINK YOU CAN INSULT ME BUT YOU WILL NEVER BE SMART ENOUGH! ! ! HA, HA, HA

        May 14, 2014 at 3:44 pm |
      • You're poor

        You ARE poor. That's not insulting. It's the truth. You will need SS and Medicare (if you're not already on it). So why vote for the GOP that want to take it away?

        May 14, 2014 at 5:07 pm |
      • countingdown

        You're poor
        You ARE poor. That's not insulting. It's the truth. You will need SS and Medicare (if you're not already on it). So why vote for the GOP that want to take it away?

        May 14, 2014 at 5:07 pm |

        YOUR NOT EVEN SMART TO KNOW THAT MEDICARE AND SS IS MONEY THAT WE WORKERS PAYED INTO THE GOVERNMENT SO ITS OUR MONEY STUPID!

        May 14, 2014 at 6:28 pm |
      • You're poor

        I KNOW it's our money already. That's why I'm wondering why you vote GOP. The GOP want to take away SS and Medicare. See the Ryan Budget. So YOU keep voting for the GOP to take your money away. Is that the SMART thing to do?

        May 15, 2014 at 9:23 am |
      • countingdown

        You're poor
        IKNOW it's our money already. That's why I'm wondering why you vote GOP. The GOP want to take away SS and Medicare. See the Ryan Budget. So YOU keep voting for the GOP to take your money away. Is that the SMART thing to do?

        You didn't know until I told you! You need to stop wondering and learn how to read and comprehend. At least Ryan had a budget! The president didn't have one until this year and again America was screwed.

        DAM_ RIGHT I WILL VOTE REPUBLICAN, I AM SICK OF CRY BABYS LIKE YOU WANTING THE GOVERNMENT TO GIVE YOU EVERYTHING. BOO, HOO, WHINE, WHINE, WHINE THE MEAN OLE REPUBLICANS WON'T LET YOU HAVE YOUR FREE STUFF, SNIFF, SNIFF.RUB YOUR EYES.

        Answer this WHINNY!
        Why do you hate poor people?
        BTW, I GAVE AWAY MORE THAN YOU EVER HAD AND STILL LIVE COMFORTABLY!

        Answer this poor people hater!
        Why do you support a liar?

        Answer this boo hoo!
        How much did the president take from medicare to help pay for the failure OBAMACARE?

        YOU CAN'T LOOK UP ANYTHING ON YOUR ON SO I WILL HELP YOU ON THIS ONE, 700,000,000,000.00, 700 BILLION, SEVEN HUNDRED BILLION AS IN (BILLIONS), MY MONEY, AMERICAS MONEY, TAX PAYER MONEY! DUMB AZZ!

        Answer this liberal DA!
        Why do you post hate all the time?

        Answer this liberal supporter!
        If the select committee finds hard evidence that the White House knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration or that Hillary knew this wasn't a spontaneous demonstration and one or both attempted a cover up will you support impeachment and/or criminal Justice?

        ANSWER THIS WIMP!
        There are 58,267 names on the Vietnam War Memorial, a democratic presidents war where is your bitxhing about that?

        Answer this hater!
        Why don't you know how ignorant your post are?

        Answer this bible hater!
        Why aren't you wearing aluminum foil over your head it might protect you from the aliens? Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha!

        May 15, 2014 at 9:35 pm |
      • You're poor

        Specifically, what part of Obamacare (that wasn't ALREADY in RomneyCare) don't you like?

        May 15, 2014 at 10:44 pm |
      • countingdown

        You're poor
        Specifically, what part of Obamacare (that wasn't ALREADY in RomneyCare) don't you like?

        May 15, 2014 at 10:44 pm |

        ALL OF IT!

        NOW ANSWER MY QUESTIONS DOLT!

        May 16, 2014 at 7:34 am |
      • You're poor

        You didn't answer mine. I said specifically. You are one of those people who were polled on the street that supported the ACA but really, really hated Obamacare. You idiots are a hoot.

        May 16, 2014 at 5:36 pm |
      • countingdown

        You're poor
        You didn't answer mine. I said specifically. You are one of those people who were polled on the street that supported the ACA but really, really hated Obamacare. You idiots are a hoot.

        May 16, 2014 at 5:36 pm |

        ha, ha, ha i knew you didn't have the nerve to answer my questions!

        From USA TODAY

        "Along with partisan sniping, Washington, D.C. sure creates a lot of paper. And the Affordable Care Act is really adding to the pile. The nearly 11,000 pages of regulations for this one law alone would reach three feet high if you made the mistake of printing it." Therefore, ALL WILL SUFFICE! HOWEVER I WILL GIVE THE CRY BABY AN ANSWER!

        1. OBAMACARE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH HELPING ANYONE , ITS FIRST REASON FOR EXISTENCE IS REVENGE FOR THE FAILED ATTEMPT DURING THE CLINTON YEARS BECAUSE THEY HAD THE NUMBERS TO GET IT PASSED.

        2. OBAMACARE WAS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FORCE ALL AMERICANS INTO A PROGRAM TO SHARE OUR HARD EARNED INCOME (SOCIALISM), AND GIVE IT TO CRY BABYS LIKE YOU WHO WAIT FOR GOVERNMENT HANDOUTS.
        (THIS IS ONE SPECIFIC PART AND IS A BIGGIE TO WORKING AMERICA)

        3. OBAMACARE WAS USED TO HELP THE LIAR IN CHIEF GET ELECTED BY LYING ABOUT YOU CAN KEEP YOUR PLAN, DOCTOR, HOSPITAL, THERE IS NO WAY IN HAIL (sic) OBAMA WOULD HAVE BEEN REELECTED HAD 145 MILLION AVERAGE WORKING AMERICAN KNOWN THIS LIE .( THIS IS JUST ONE SPECIFIC PART BUT IT IS A BIGGIE TO AMERICANS )

        4. FORCING ALL TO PURCHASING PLANS THAT REQUIRE THEM TO INCLUDE UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS THEY DON'T NEED. (THIS IS JUST ONE SPECIFIC PART)

        USING OBAMACARE TO PAY FOR SEX CHANGE OPERATIONS. ( THIS IS JUST ONE SPECIFIC PART ).

        LOSS OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM TO NOT PURCHASE SOMETHING WHICH GOES AGAINST OUR BELIEF. (THIS IS ONE SPECIFIC PART)

        NOW ANSWER MY QUESTIONS OR FROM THIS POINT ON I WILL COPY/PASTE ALL OF THESE POST AND SHOW HOW YOU TRY TO DISH IT OUT BUT CAN'T TAKE IT.

        May 16, 2014 at 9:29 pm |
      • countingdown

        You're poor
        You're poor. So why do you vote against your own interests? Are you "countingdown" to the time when the GOP takes away your SS and Medicare?

        May 14, 2014 at 2:57 pm |

        PROVE THIS STATEMENT or stay out of politics!

        May 17, 2014 at 9:16 am |
      • countingdown

        You're poor You ARE poor. That's not insulting. It's the truth. You will need SS and Medicare (if you're not already on it). So why vote for the GOP that want to take it away?

        May 14, 2014 at 5:07 pm |

        (PROVE THIS) WITHOUT USING A LIBERAL WEB SITE OR NEWS OUTLET! I WANT QUOTES, LINKS TO ACTUAL DOCUMENTS, ACTUAL CASE LAW. I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT YOUR CRY BABY CRAP ABOUT CUTBACKS. BECAUSE CUTTING OVER SPENDING WILL SAVE A PROGRAM AND STOPPING THE (STEALING) MONEY FROM THESE PROGRAMS. EXAMPLE THE TAKING OF 700 BILLION DOLLARS FROM MEDICARE TO PAY FOR OBAMACARE! YPSDS!

        May 17, 2014 at 9:29 am |
      • You're poor

        ALL of those things you mention are things ALREADY in Romneycare. And Obamacare is based on Romneycare. A plan endorsed by The Heritage Foundation (GOP) and actually implemented by Mitt Romney (GOP).

        How about the 700 Billion (with a B) you claim was robbed from Medicare. That is undeniably FALSE. Most of those cuts were cuts to the DOCTORS and HOSPITALS (NO cuts were made to Medicare beneficiaries like you) which actually SAVES Medicare money. Let me put that in a way you might understand it. If your trailer payment goes down, then you will have more money to spend on Everclear. Pretty simple really.
        See: http://www.factcheck.org/2012/08/medicares-piggy-bank/

        So just to clarify. You don't want everyone in the US to be able to get insurance? Ok got it. And you would like the GOP to get rid of your SS and Medicare. Ok got it. Then keep voting against your own interests.

        May 17, 2014 at 10:33 am |
      • countingdown

        NON ANSWER START WATCHING OTHER THREADS

        JUST FOUND OUT 1 MILLION PLUS MAY LOSE SOME OR ALL OF THEIR SUBSIDY, HA, HA, HA, YOU COULD BE ONE OF THEM HA, HA

        SEARCH "DID OBAMA TAKE 700 BILLION FROM MEDICARE" This from bing.

        President Obama Did Not “Steal $700 Billion From Medicare” http://www.classwarfareexists.com/president-obama-did-not-
        steal “This president stole — he didn’t cut Medicare — he stole $700 billion from Medicare to fund Obamacare. If any person in this entire debate has blood on their ...

        President Obama’s $700 Billion Medicare Problem ... http://www.nationalreview.com/.../president-obama-s-700-billion-medicare... President Obama’s $700 Billion Medicare Problem There’s a treasure trove of attack ads waiting to be filmed and aired.

        Letter: Seniors who voted for Brownback responsible for ... cjonline.com/opinion/2014-05-12/...responsible-loss-medicare-obamacare May 12, 2014 · then Obama had the gaul to take 700. Billion from Medicare and divert it to Obamacare. that's a lot worse than anything Brownback did to medicare.

        Why did Obama cut 700 billion from medicare? … answers.yahoo.com › Politics & Government › Politics Resolved · 19 posts · 18 total answers · Published Aug 16, 2012 Aug 16, 2012 · Why did Obama cut 700 billion from medicare? does he want Grandma to just take a pill and die?

        Mitt Romney said Barack Obama robs Medicare of more than $ ... http://www.politifact.com/.../aug/...said-barack-obama-first-history-rob-me Aug 12, 2012 · $700 billion from Medicare? The claim that Obama cut $700 billion out of Medicare is relatively new. Not long ago, ...

        FACT CHECK: Obama, Ryan, Romney Backed Medicare Cuts – … abcnews.go.com/.../fact-check-obama-ryan-romney-backed-medicare-cuts Aug 14, 2012 · One way or another, Barack Obama, Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney all have supported the $700 billion in cuts to Medicare spending now in place under the ...

        Smoking Gun: Obama Admits He Cut Billions from Medicare to ... townhall.com › Tipsheet › Guy Benson We've been having some fun with a clip of David Axelrod angrily denouncing the fact that President Obama gutted Medicare by $700 Billion in order to partially pay for ...

        Ryan's plan includes $700 billion in Medicare "cuts," says ... http://www.politifact.com/.../aug/...includes-700-billion-medicare-cuts-says Aug 12, 2012 · $700 billion in Medicare cuts? ... our ears pricked up at the claim in recent days that Obama cut $700 billion out of Medicare. Just a few weeks ago, ...

        SEARCH OBAMACARE TAXES

        • 2.3% Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers 2014

        • 10% Tax on Indoor Tanning Services 2014

        • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tax Hike

        • Excise Tax on Charitable Hospitals which fail to comply with the requirements of ObamaCare

        • Tax on Brand Name Drugs

        • Tax on Health Insurers

        • $500,000 Annual Executive Compensation Limit for Health Insurance Executives

        • Elimination of tax deduction for employer-provided retirement Rx drug coverage in coordination with Medicare Part D

        • Employer Mandate on business with over 50 full-time equivalent employees to provide health insurance to full-time employees. $2000 per employee $3000 if employee uses tax credits to buy insurance on the exchange (marketplace). (pushed back to 2015)

        • Medicare Tax on Investment Income 3.8% over $200k/$250k

        • Medicare Part A Tax increase of .9% over $200k/$250k

        • Employer Reporting of Insurance on W-2 (not a tax)

        • Corporate 1099-MISC Information Reporting (repealed)

        • Codification of the "economic substance doctrine" (not a tax)

        ObamaCare Taxes That (may) Directly Affect the Average American

        • 40% Excise Tax "Cadillac" on high-end Premium Health Insurance Plans 2018

        • An annual $63 fee levied by ObamaCare on all plans (decreased each year until 2017 when pre-existing conditions are eliminated) to help pay for insurance companies covering the costs of high-risk pools.

        • Medicine Cabinet Tax Over the counter medicines no longer qualified as medical expenses for flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), health savings accounts (HSAs), and Archer Medical Saving accounts (MSAs).

        • Additional Tax on HSA/MSA Distributions Health savings account or an Archer medical savings account, penalties for spending money on non-qualified medical expenses. 10% to 20% in the case of a HSA and from 15% to 20% in the case of a MSA.

        • Flexible Spending Account Cap 2013 Contributions to FSAs are reduced to $2,500 from $5,000.

        • Medical Deduction Threshold tax increase 2013 Threshold to deduct medical expenses as an itemized deduction increases to 10% from 7.5%.

        • Individual Mandate (the tax for not purchasing insurance if you can afford it) 2014 Starting in 2014, anyone not buying "qualifying" health insurance must pay an income tax surtax at a rate of 1% or $95 in 2014 to 2.5% in 2016 on profitable income above the tax threshold. The total penalty amount cannot exceed the national average of the annual premiums of a "bronze level" health insurance plan on ObamaCare exchanges.

        • Premium Tax Credits for Small Businesses 2014 (not a tax)

        • Advanced Premium Tax Credits for Individuals and Families 2014 (not a tax)

        • Medical Loss Ratio (MRL): Premium rebates (not a tax)

        The link below provides a full list of ObamaCare Taxes by the IRS.

        For a full list of taxes provisions from the IRS

        Or see the latest publication by the joint tax committee on the Affordable Care Act.

        May 17, 2014 at 5:22 pm |
      • You're poor

        700 billion Medicare cuts for Doctors and Hospitals, NOT your benefits or the benefits of any other Medicare beneficiary. This actually SAVES Medicare money. Therefore you are WRONG when you say Obama robbed Medicare. You quote the GOP (FALSE) claims from the article but you don't post the actual facts that DEBUNK the GOP claims/lies. You are a real moron. You can't even accept that Obamacare is a republican plan, endorsed by the Heritage Foundation, and implemented by Mitt Romney.

        What's your plan to give every American the medical care they need? You nor the GOP have one. No plan at all. NONE.

        And as far a complaining about religious freedom that you claim Obamacare supposedly takes from you (and it doesn't take away and religious freedoms) is this what Jesus would say:
        DAM_ RIGHT I WILL VOTE REPUBLICAN, I AM SICK OF CRY BABYS LIKE YOU WANTING THE GOVERNMENT TO GIVE YOU EVERYTHING. BOO, HOO, WHINE, WHINE, WHINE THE MEAN OLE REPUBLICANS WON'T LET YOU HAVE YOUR FREE STUFF, SNIFF, SNIFF.RUB YOUR EYES.

        You are the typical GOP bible thumping moron that says things that goes entirely against what your religion teaches you. Jesus is a LIBERAL. The ENTIRE New Testament is totally liberal. Do you hate Jesus? You are what your bible calls a hypocrite. Look it up in your bible.

        As far as the government giving me anything, I haven't gotten anything that you haven't gotten. You have probably received MORE from the government since your own GOP Party call SS and Medicare "SOCIAL WELFARE PROGRAMS". And YOU are taking benefits from those Social Welfare Programs (as the GOP call them)? Your own (GOP) party thinks you are on welfare.

        But go ahead and continue to vote against your own interests. I can't stop you from being an idiot. Just remember to give your party (GOP) praise when they start cutting your SS and Medicare benefits. And the GOP will if you let them.

        May 18, 2014 at 5:07 pm |
      • You're poor

        Do you realize that you posted articles that PROVE Obama didn't rob Medicare of 700 billion. The articles state exactly what I've been saying. The Medicare cuts were for doctors, hospitals, and insurers. NOT Medicare beneficiaries. This actually SAVES Medicare money.

        You didn't even read the articles. You're such a maroon.

        But go ahead and continue to vote against your own interests. I can't stop you from being a moron. It's your right. But when your own party (GOP) cut your SS and Medicare benefits, give them the credit for it.

        May 19, 2014 at 9:19 am |
      • viking618

        If you are capable, try to apply some critical thinking to your posts. It is you who is "dismissal" to any and all posts that contradict your "beliefs". Your posts make you appear as a buffoon.

        May 20, 2014 at 11:54 am |
      • countingdown

        viking618
        If you are capable, try to apply some critical thinking to your posts. It is you who is "dismissal" to any and all posts that contradict your "beliefs". Your posts make you appear as a buffoon.

        May 20, 2014 at 11:54 am |

        A typical liberal non response to the issue, only name calling! A typical dismissal by a typical liberal. Um! Like, it was just a video and what difference does it make and it wasn't a lie and you can keep your doctor and you can keep your plan and I didn't know until your news outlet reported it, and not a smidgen of corruption and, no one was targeted, and, and, ect, ect, ect.

        May 20, 2014 at 7:59 pm |

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