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Forum Post: dems are praising the military again

Posted 2 years ago on Sept. 6, 2012, 9:22 p.m. EST by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA
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it's so American

praise the lord and pass the ammunition

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[-] 4 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

they gonna give me shot

I've heard that all my life

the dems don't talk about the poor

only the middle class

[-] 2 points by SteveKJR1 (8) 2 years ago

He thinks the middle class will pull the country out of the depression - not sure how that's going to happen for if it was it already would have.

[-] 2 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

Funny how that works isn't it? We all know trickle down economics doesn't work except of course in regards to the trickle effect from the middle class to the poor...

[-] 1 points by conservatroll (161) 2 years ago

well said....being in the middle class is just like being in middle mgt.

[-] 0 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

it's the poors fault because they are lazy?

[-] 1 points by shadz66 (19985) 2 years ago

"How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted", by Bill Moyers and Mike Lofgren :

You may want to put "quotation marks" around your comment Matt & you're right - apparently The U$A is unique in not having a "working class" !! Is it because there are only "clowns to the left & jokers to the right" that everyone is "stuck in the middle" ?!

pax et lux ...

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

thanks have to catch me on vitriol

after that rally, I really am fearful of four more years with either party

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[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (22264) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

No one talks about the poor.

[-] 2 points by engineer4 (352) 2 years ago

Di it not sound a bit hypocritical when he mentioned 10 million dollar checks and the accompanying influence that it brings, while he cavorts with the rich, celebrities etc. so they can throw money at him?

Then he mentioned he has changed. He's right. No longer any hope and change, now just another political hack!

[-] 2 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

Is it my imagination or has the dem party reached an all time high with BS? I just saw Robert Reich on Tavis Smiley talking about Glass-Steagall, saying we need it back. I always liked Reich for being straightforward and intelligent but what are the chances that O or Hill will try to reinstate Glass-Steagall even when Bill admitted it was a huge mistake to get rid of it? None. When a party is willing to sacrifice intelligence and caution for the sake of charisma they have little to offer.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

no mention on serious financial reform of the banks

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[-] 2 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

Trying to watch this DNC convention is even more irritating than watching the RNC. With them WYSIWYG. Rahm said, "Obama pulled our troops out of Iraq!" Mmm, yes he did, using the Bush timeline. Whatever Rahm.....

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

Halliburton still in Iraq?

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

I don't know.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

The U.S. troops have left Iraq, and U.S. diplomats will now be the face of America in a country that remains extremely volatile.

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, along with several consulates, will have some 15,000 workers, making it the largest U.S. diplomatic operation abroad. Those diplomats will be protected by a private army consisting of as many as 5,000 security contractors who will carry assault weapons and fly armed helicopters.

http://www.npr.org/2011/12/27/144198497/no-u-s-troops-but-an-army-of-contractors-in-iraq

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

just mentioned al quida like it was still real

promising to sustain the strongest military

please don't vote for this man

[-] 2 points by shadz66 (19985) 2 years ago

Obomber ; Oblah-blah ; OhBummer !!!

[-] 3 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

the sad part is

I want to believe the democrats are not war mongers

[-] 3 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 2 years ago

Democrats want you to believe Obama is not a warmonger and republicans want you to believe Romney is a fiscal conservative.

politics are a joke.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

we are they not taking the people seriously

[-] 3 points by LetsGetReal (1420) from Grants, NM 2 years ago

Because people keep voting for them.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

mmm

[-] 3 points by shadz66 (19985) 2 years ago

Yep ! That's what they want you to believe too !! But you know better !!!

He just said "middle class" again , lolol !!

fiat lux ...

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (22264) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

Dude? That is unlike you. Need to roll a fat one and kick back?

[-] 2 points by shadz66 (19985) 2 years ago

I tried that, then The POTUS came on & now I need a crack pipe !!!

And actually ... it is VERY like me, indeed !!

I too was fooled by him once !

multum in parvo ...

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (22264) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

OH you must be watching convention coverage - in that case - no - you don't want a crack pipe - you want some heroin.

[-] 1 points by shadz66 (19985) 2 years ago

OK. You got some ?! Wanna share ?!! I need a hit here now, maan !!!

This POTUS is just killing me with his shmaltz & smarm.

ne quid nimis ...

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (22264) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

You gotta admit one thing - they sure do make rousing speeches. To bad that's all.I think they must put something in the water though because the crowd really seemed lost in space with delirium. Where have they been the last almost 4 years?

[-] 1 points by shadz66 (19985) 2 years ago

I ain't admitting, shit ! & They used to say the same about Nuremberg in the 30's !! Harsh but true !!!

too weary for Latin ...

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

praise our young NAZIs are their sacrifices

[-] 0 points by Mooks (1985) 2 years ago

That comment could apply to Obama or Hitler haha

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (22264) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

Ummm - No.

[-] 1 points by Mooks (1985) 2 years ago

They both give a hell of a speech and know how to work a crowd over.

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

convention talking bin laden assassination again boom boom boom

badda bing badda boom

two days after ghadaffi's grand children were bombed by NATO

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

OH Fuck

the dems are highlighting

bin ladans assassination

apparently justice is vengeance

boy that really help the people not

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

gotta says they created private sector jobs

not government jobs

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

now some commenter is call independents middle of the road

when it id the policy that both major parties support that the independents do not support

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

thw man that one the lottery gives obama hope

so cross your fingers cause a few will win

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

obama trying to replace our voice right now

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

"we're not entitled to success

we have to earn"

and who determines that?

he'll give a ":chance" to escape from poverty

I guess he believes some deserve poverty

[-] 2 points by LetsGetReal (1420) from Grants, NM 2 years ago

What was the difference between D's & R's again?

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

obama's got cuts in his mouth

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

chistains. muslims jews mentioned

no mention of atheists or budist or hindu

calls russia a cold war

when al quada is the dame lame excuse

he talking his opponent again

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

it's all about competing with other countries not cooperating

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

goals in national security will lead to new jobs

building bombs 'til bunkers boil

getting paid for shell filled toil

if I am to work tomorrow

lobe the load on foreign soil


yep US only pays 41% of the total world military budget

World Military budget in Billions (percent total) by Nation

  • 1,630 World Total
  • 711 United States 41%
  • 143 China 8.2%
  • 71.9 Russia 4.1%
  • 62.7 United Kingdom 3.6 %
  • 62.5 France 3.6%
  • 54.5 Japan 3.3&
  • 48.2 Saudi Arabia 2.8%
  • 46.8 India 2.5%
  • 46.7 Germany 2.8%
  • 37.0 Italy 2.3%

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_military_expenditures


Global Arms Sales By Supplier Nations

39% United States

18% Russia

8% France

7% United Kingdom

5% Germany

3% China

3% Italy

11% Other European

5% Others

http://www.globalissues.org/article/74/the-arms-trade-is-big-business#GlobalArmsSalesBySupplierNations


TOP 10 Arms Produces

Notes: An S denotes a subsidiary company. A dash (–) indicates that the company did not rank among the SIPRI Top 100 for 2009

  • Lockheed Martin USA 35,730 33,430 78
  • BAE Systems UK 32,880 32,540 95
  • Boeing USA 31,360 32,300 49
  • Northrop Grumman USA 28,150 27,000 81
  • General Dynamics USA 23,940 23,380 74
  • Raytheon USA 22,980 23,080 91
  • BAE Systems Inc. (BAE Systems, UK) USA 17,900 19,280 100
  • EADS Trans-European 16,360 15,930 27
  • Finmeccanica Italy 14,410 13,280 58 +L-3 Communications USA 13,070 13,010 83
  • United Technologies USA

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2012/mar/02/arms-sales-top-100-producers

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[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

we elected obama because he wasn't bush

[-] 2 points by SteveKJR1 (8) 2 years ago

I think Obama was elected because he BS the majority of the people who voted for him with false promises of "instant hope and change"

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[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

hope in the face of more abstractions

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

"prepare those to we send to war"

IO guess the dems have no intention of stopping years

then morn for their suffering

asshole

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

if innocent Americans are killed vengeance will happen

not so for the US killing innocent non-americans

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

apparently work can't created without building cars

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

stuck on saving the car industry

because they're are not enough in the junkyard

[-] 1 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 2 years ago

and because they don't have much else to talk about.

"Bin Laden, GM, Bin Laden, Middle Class, Middle Class, GM, Bin Laden."

Roll credits!

Bank of America Stadium ladies and gentlemen.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

now saying the banks had to be saved

so bankers could keep their jobs

[-] 1 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 2 years ago

takes credit for TARP

I always forget how they stand on TARP. I've heard Obama praise it and talk shit on it... but he also voted for it.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

mission to promise and prosperity of what?

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

praising the warriors again

[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 2 years ago

I love how they all claim they should back the VA, and all this other secondary shit that would not be needed if they would simply end this bullshit.

Elect weaklings and this is what we get, I guess.

[-] 3 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

god bless our troops

cause we need to keep american weapons industries open

these people die to keep Halliburton in business

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

apparently the military has served the nation

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[-] -1 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 2 years ago

They hate the military. They always have. They care more about some poor little Muslim (in gitmo) than they do about our kids dying in some third world shithole. Liberals caring about our children dying is hilarious.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

ya ya

gumby is as gumby does

[-] -1 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 2 years ago

Whatever. Leftwing rectal warts parading cripples created by your master continuing that criminal Bushes wars doesn't mean you Red scum care about our kids dying in some fucking war.

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

we killed many more than we lost

[-] -1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

I will support Obama

if he calls a cease fire of US military aggression

Pink Floyd - Outside The Wall

[-] 1 points by richardkentgates (3269) from Fort Walton Beach, FL 2 years ago
[-] 1 points by LetsGetReal (1420) from Grants, NM 2 years ago

You might want to wait til he actually does it.