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Thursday, November 29, 2012

November 29, 2012 - Morning Headlines

- Two winning Powerball tickets were sold yesterday, one in Arizona and one in Missouri. The winners have not yet stepped forward to claim their prizes, and the Powerball winning numbers were 5-23-16-22-29 with a Powerball number of 6 (CNN):

- California Senator and chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Diane Feinstein commissioned a report that claims the US detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba can be closed down and its inmates, most of whom are terror suspects, can be transferred safely to prisons on American soil (Fox News):

- Speaker of the House, John Boehner has rejected a recent call by representative Tom Cole (R-OK) to simply extend the Bush Era Tax Cuts for those making < $250,000 per year while letting higher income earners' tax cuts to expire (NBC News):

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  1. Obama and his merry band of Socialist/Wealth Redistributive Dems continue to spout this: The American people have mandated - we raise taxes on 'the rich'.

    2-3% of the electoral is hardly a mandate, and our Pinhead GOP sit around drooling in their beards - pondering how WE could change to fit THEIR Pinheaded, failed agenda!

    Personally? I'd rather LOSE than prostitute my core beliefs AND our Constitution in order to 'win friends' -- but that's me : )

    The Dems FLATLY REFUSE to address the MAIN reason we find ourselves in this fiscal mess in the FIRST place. It's NOT just the D's or R's that created it...

    America has a SPENDING PROBLEM.

    Raising taxes on 2% of the population - even if they SHOULD decide to stick around and continue to be demonized (See: UK/France)- will NOT solve the problem(s) we face.

    That 'measly' 3-5% tax hike on 'the rich' will feed the Washington beast for a 'measly' eight and a half DAYS... then what do we do for the other 356 1/2 (and beyond)?

    Okay - the 'majority' have spoken. They want all their 'goodies' left intact - and they foolishly believe taxing 'the rich' will solve ALL our problems - and maintain THEIR status quo.

    Tyranny of the Majority:

    "If ever the free institutions of America are destroyed, that event may be attributed to the omnipotence of the majority, which may at some future time urge the minorities to desperation and oblige them to have recourse to physical force. Anarchy will then be the result, but it will have been brought about by despotism."

    "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands... One Nation, Under God, Indivisible, with LIBERTY and JUSTICE for ALL."

    [Obama version]... EXCEPT those 'e-e-evil rich.'

    1. You are so right and so right again!