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A social state

Some of these people do not know what socialism is. Think. When you get older and can’t work anymore, we have to live on Social Security. When you go to the doctor, when you get sick, you can’t afford it. Medicare helps. And if your parents or you ever have to go to a nursing home, it’s so high you can’t afford it without Medicaid. I used to think when I was younger we don’t need all this socialist stuff. Oh yes we do. I was wrong.

A cheaper choice

I don’t want to sound heartless, but I don’t understand the math. In Kansas, one family struggling to keep their local grocery store open and just barely eking out a living, is able to keep out a Dollar Store where the people of the town could buy things cheaper? So the people of the town don’t get a choice, they have to buy from this one family or go to a nearby city? Isn’t choice what America is about?

Finding hypocrites

There is no bigger hypocrite in this world than a fundamentalist Christian who will quote scientific facts.

Big threat

Our current administration is so concerned about a very small group of people who are anti-fascist, anti-Nazi, while doing absolutely nothing to stop the much bigger threat to the United States — white supremacy, domestic terrorism, neo-Nazis, and Proud Boys. We literally fought a World War to rid the world of fascism, but it looks like for Donald Trump and his administration, Nazis are still very fine people.

Pay your share

I want to thank Rep. Falkner for pushing the online sales tax. People who buy on the internet are using our goods and services, like the police and fire department and the streets, without paying for it and they are freeloaders.

On fire

Trump saying he wants to buy Greenland is like an arsonist saying he wants to buy a building he just burned down.

Just as bad

If you think having Hillary as vice president would be horrible, remember most of us survived Dick Cheney as vice president, and nothing could be worse than that. Three thousand servicemen and women that Bush and Cheney sent to war did not survive it.

Name game

Is it just me or are there other people out there who are getting tired of being conservatives and being called fascists? I get really tired of political parties tagging each other with names that are a disgrace to even bring up.

Greener pastures

In the paper I saw there are over 100 new teachers in the city of St. Joseph. I don’t think this school board is still doing their job right. Otherwise you wouldn’t have 100 new teachers. I know there’s retirement, people quit, firings, and things like that; but I also know several teachers who have gone south of St. Joseph because they’re making quite a bit more money and more benefits.

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Penelope Goodbody

Praise the Lord! Planned Parenthood is now defunded! They made a choice to not comply with Title X funding and thus lost their federal funding. No more taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood! The funds will now go to women's health centers who provide all necessary women's health services. Another one of Trump's campaign promises has been fulfilled! #TRUMP2020!

jdw64485

Prayer is answered. Trump as promised is making America great.

aj0201

What do you think federal tax dollars were paying for at PP?

jdw64485

I know you say tax dollars wasn't. I say tax dollars was. But neither one of us can prove if tax dollars was or wasn't.

aj0201

Well, by law it can’t. So you’re just guessing that it did happen. Not one charge has ever been made that they illegally used Fed dollars for abortions.

Sociallyunacceptable

Finding hypocrites- Here are 25 famous scientists who believed in God. https://www.famousscientists.org/25-famous-scientists-who-believed-in-god/

jdw64485

Well by law it's against the law to speed, but it's done everyday. Just because the law says they can't dosen't mean they aren't. You as a christian sure defend PPP actions.. you as a Christian should be working to shut them down at least the adortions

James Bond1

A couple years or so , ago, I made comments on the Muslim invasion of Europe. Several people made negative statements...……...I was in error...……! Well, check it out.... How about Mayors...………...London.....Birmingham.....Leeds…...Oxford.....Oldford……..Juton…..and a half dozen more. This achieved by a mere 4 million Muslims out of a population of 66 million. Over 3000 Mosques...…..Over 130 Sharia courts...…...50 Muslim Sharia Councils functioning...………."NO GO " areas all across the UK...…………...78% of Muslim women do not work......but they get free benefits/housing. ALL British schools are serving Halal Meat...………..Muslim families with 6-8 Children …….and they all get free housing, benefits.....63% of Muslim men do not work.....but get all the free benefits and free housing. Is this the Immigration policy we are promoting in the US. Well, we have 4 of those people in our Congress and they didn't swear in on the Bible. Are we a Judeo-Christian nation or not...…………..? It's about time we decide who we want to be and then stop people from the disaster Obumer tried to transpose. I notice the far-left media doesn't mention very much of this and they sure don't report the NO-GO Areas that are beginning to emerge.

aj0201

Moronic.

James Bond1

The depth of your intelligence is showing...………………!

aj0201

Well, I appreciate that. Probably fairly impressive next to your incoherent ramblings.

James Bond1

I notice you never respond with anything factual. Again you "duck". You don't seem to recognize FACTS...……….like what is happening to this nation. A few minutes ago, I passed a couple persons laying next to a vacant building on 22nd & Frederick Ave.....you know, like the ones we saw south of the downtown area the past few months...………...they are increasing...……..they are moving. Leave your back door open...……...they will be looking for someplace to settle when it gets abit cooler.

James Bond1

"Incoherent rambling"...………...yeh……….driving by and seeing what I saw really was "incoherent rambling".

aj0201

While answering questions about trade with China, and within hours of retweeting that he is like the “second coming of God,” President Trump looks to the heavens and says “I am the chosen one!”

jdw64485

Well he did win the presidential election. So, God did choose him to be President. But he is not the Chosen One

aj0201

He said he was. He also retweeted that he was like the “second coming of God.”

jdw64485

Nope he's no where close to the second coming if God. I haven't seen that quote from the President

Sociallyunacceptable

He was chosen by the voters. Good enough for me.

aj0201

Jdw, notes conspiracy theorist Wayne Allyn Root said he was like “the second coming of God.” Trump retweeted that then today called himself “the chosen one” while talking about trade with China.

zzsnot303

Missouri officials are citing an improved economy as one of several factors that led to close to 90,000 children being dropped from the state's Medicaid health insurance program in the past year, although some lawmakers are still unsatisfied with the explanation.



Acting Social Services Director Jennifer Tidball sought to explain why those children and 23,000 adults have lost coverage since July 2018 in a letter Monday to Republican state House Speaker Elijah Haahr. In the letter , provided to The Associated Press by the Department of Social Services, Tidball in part attributed the drop to a decrease in unemployment in the state.

But Democratic House Minority Leader Crystal Quade said she's still not satisfied with the agency's explanation and is concerned that Social Services is struggling to reach people to reauthorize their Medicaid enrollment. She said when speaking with agency officials, it "was very apparent that there were lots of issues, from the call centers to folks not turning in their information.""We need to get to the bottom of what is the best way to ensure that folks who qualify are receiving care," Quade said.

(typical from a Democrat, investigate, investigate, give away MORE freebies)

aj0201

President Trump cancels scheduled visit to Denmark after he is told Greenland isn’t for sale. Translated, he didn’t get his way so he pouted and took his ball and went home. The “stable genius” believes buying Greenland is a good idea when we’re nearly at $23 trillion in debt.

zzsnot303

sure glad you are the mouthpiece of Trump, aj

aj0201

Well, someone has to translate for his clueless minions.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Mexico will pay for Greenland

munchman

Now that is really funny coming from one who thought they were going to pay for the wall!

Marty_Chuzzlewit

You can bait a 3/0 hook with rotten chicken guts and catch a bottom feeding sucker every time

zzsnot303

BTW ... the translation is from one who thinks his degree gives him perfection, though we all see through his disguise

aj0201

Perfection? When have I said that? You’re the one putting that nonsense out, not me.

beelog

Name game---just as in this forum, when people have no logical policy they resort to name-calling. The only Democrat policy is "give everything away free"--completely ignoring the fact that there is a cost in producing that "free stuff".

beelog

Just as bad---Yeah, Hillary would have immediately surrendered after 9/11.

aj0201

Ummm, didn’t hillary vote for war as a senator?

zzsnot303

Hillary just pushed whatever button she was TOLD too...

munchman

Republican view of strong women.

James Bond1

Check with George Soros...………..he might tell you what she will do next.....!

munchman

Aunty when did you check into the care center with Jiminy? Sadly you probably believe such male bovine excrement.

I'maLumberjack...

Interesting that most of the die-hard trumpsters here calling for war have never served a day in the military. Too many John Wayne films I suppose.

munchman

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jdw64485

Hmmm, did you ever see John Wayne loose a battle

aj0201

You do know that John Wayne movies are fiction, right?

jdw64485

Yes So you don't recognize sarcasm.

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I'maLumberjack...

I have explained to you more than once, Arch, about my service in the US Navy. Probably around the time you were misrepresenting yourself to fly-by-night publishers, or perhaps cowering in your basement in fear of the brown people.

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James Bond1

No, lumberjerk, you're assumptions about me are pretty far down "your pike". I was around for "Korea"...……...with an M-1...…………..do you suppose I was cowering in the basement...………….do you suppose all those with me were cowering anywhere. Thanks for the respect for what we accomplished. Maybe we might hear about your service...…………? Ah, well, I 'm not getting much response.

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I'maLumberjack...

My time in the military was long after you were filling out "M-1" forms at your desk in San Francisco. And there may have been a time when you didn't live in fear, but you have been cowering ever since you began posting here. Also, I don't brag about my service or hang around HyVee wearing my dog-tags hoping for a hand-out.

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zzsnot303

girl scouts ?? brownies ??

beelog

Pay your shared---online sales tax---I must disagree with your description of these people being "freeloaders". I don't think that is the motivation. Some people actually work for a living and do not have time to shop---their motivation is that it is convenient to shop online---they don't shop online to save tax dollars---which are so terribly important to those who don't work.

beelog

Finding hypocrites----Caller, science and religion are not mutually exclusive.

munchman

Until hocus pocus muddles up abortion science or climatologist. They are pretty harmonious on such important science like photosynthesis and how to suck a boiled egg into a vacuum in a milk bottle.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Gotta trust those egg suckers

jdw64485

Abortion is not science. It's murder.

beelog

A social state---Caller, a socialist state quickly runs out of funds to provide all of the goodies they promise. The old Soviet Union had grocery stores full of empty shelves. People lost their personal incentive to produce and succeed. It is those who depend on the freebies the most who also suffer the most.

James Bond1

I remember a visit to a Russian market...………….it was very interesting. For instance, the bread was all the same...……..sitting on shelves with no wrapper. The real surprise was when a customer came along...….picked up and loaf and broke it in half to take.

zzsnot303

St. Joe has more than their share of freebie-grabbers

munchman

That was from a lack of Capitalism in the U.S.S.R. Russia now allows capitalism and are the store shelves still bare? Democratic Socialist countries like Canada, England, France, Scandinavia, Germany, et. al., are they broke. Does Everybody get health care that their taxes pay for which is cheaper the for profit healthcare? In many cases to students get higher education paid for thus making their society richer and better because no one who might create the next new medicine or great invention is denied that education because their parents are too poor to pay for it. Are you really so stupid that you can't grasp the distinction between Socialism and Democratic Socialism? Or is it your Cognitive Dissonance that is terminal for America.

aj0201

Imagine the absolute firestorm that would have come from evangelicals if Obama had retweeted and thanked someone for saying he was like the “King of Israel” and like the “second coming of God.”

zzsnot303

Obummer..FFS go away, Hillary also

aj0201

Oh my! Trump tweeted/retweeted this ....”"Thank you to Wayne Allyn Root for the very nice words," Trump tweeted on Wednesday, before quoting the talk show host as saying that "'President Trump is the greatest President for Jews and for Israel in the history of the world, not just America, he is the best President for Israel in the history of the world... and the Jewish people in Israel love him like he’s the King of Israel. They love him like he is the second coming of God...







"But American Jews don’t know him or like him. They don’t even know what they’re doing or saying anymore. It makes no sense! But that’s OK, if he keeps doing what he’s doing, he’s good for all Jews, Blacks, Gays, everyone. And importantly, he’s good for everyone in America who wants a job.' Wow”



The arrogance is just too much! Blasphemous???

beelog

Liberals verbally assault Trump on a continuous basis, and have done so since election day. Then they become angry when he responds in-kind. Perhaps they should cease their verbal assaults and see how he responds.

aj0201

Oh? And give him the nice break like the Republicans gave Obama? Hahahaha! These words are blasphemy. Period.

B4

On the subject of comparing Obama to Trump...here's a great comparison of their integrity:

Obama donated NONE of his salary. Michelle had a staff of 23.

Trump donated ALL his salary. Melania has a staff of 4.

In life there's GIVERS and TAKERS....

aj0201

How much did Obama make taking vacations at his own golf resorts?

James Bond1

Obumer allowed the government to pay the golf trips . Trump at least drops by some place he owns and uses as he chooses. Just like you use your home.

James Bond1

what did anyone do to Obumer……………….?

munchman

Funny what you call assaulting we call just showing his words and actions. Conservatives think he is "the second coming of god". Do you think the words "t rump is the second coming of god" should be added to the Apostles Creed, jdw, popski, Fuzznuts, B-hind, et. al, Since you worship like the new jesus does that make Franklin Graham the new peter, and Penney not-so-hot-body the new Mary Magdalene? And is Richard Jordan the voice of John the baptist crying in the wilderness because he still doesn't have all women subjugated to his old man's will.

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munchman

Nice try at feigning disinterest, Booger Boy San.

zzsnot303

When CNN last polled the presidential race shortly after the first Democratic debate in June, Harris was on Joe Biden’s heels, trailing just 17 percent to 22 percent. But according to the latest survey by CNN, conducted August 15 to 18, Biden has rebounded to 29 percent, while Harris has dropped all the way down to 5 percent, tied for fourth place with South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg.

munchman

Biden's highest [olling number amongst like Democratic voter were the highest the day he announced at 33 % and have only gone down and remained flat since then. Those surging in the polls are Bernie, Elizabeth Warren, and Kamala Harris. I know you all feel all warm and fuzzy that they are progressives, but then so does the person ohw wets their pants in freezing weather. The rule of old white men was eroded greatedly in 2018 so please cling to your fantasies.

zzsnot303

Harris... 5 percent is NOT surging....

zzsnot303

Warren is in fourth...that's 4TH

zzsnot303

More than 2,000 Central American migrants seeking to settle in the United States have given up and accepted free rides home under a 10-month-old program funded by the U.S. government and run by a United Nations agency, according to a U.N. official. In the past seven months, more than 30,000 migrants have been sent back under MPP, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

aj0201

Omar questioned the loyalty of American Jews, and Republicans called her anti-Semitic.



Trump questioned the loyalty of American Jews, and Republicans haven’t said a d@mn thing.

zzsnot303

i love Trump's rhetoric...it keeps munchburger ALL fired up haha

zzsnot303

no doubt Omar the queen is anti-semitic

aj0201

Nope

beelog

You really, truly believe that? Muslims detest Israel and have sworn to destroy it, and Omar is a devout Muslim.

aj0201

Wrong.

I'maLumberjack...

Like the US, Israel has no problem treating other nations/peoples like trash. Both nations have committed unethical, inhumane acts.

munchman

Booger Boy San can't figure out the difference between antisemitism (racism) and Anti Israeli sentiments (being critical of a government that treats palestinians in a despicable way).

zzsnot303

ever think about moving ??????

James Bond1

Omar and her buddies are anti-American...……...big time.

James Bond1

aj0201...………...that's because she is "anti-Semitic". Seems logical.

aj0201

So when she says it, she’s anti Semitic. When Trump says the same thing, it’s ok???

James Bond1

somehow I missed it when Trump said anything of that nature.

aj0201

It’s been all over the news the last 25 hours, dingbat.

munchman

Since it seems that t rump can't or won't read anything, maybe some of you boot licking supporter should let him know that there is going to be a drag queen reading at a story hour at the downtown library, Be sure to warn him not to grab her......well you know what I mean.


zzsnot303

bootlicking... copied that phrase from aj yesterday huh munchburger

munchman

Gawd you are dense if you think aj coined that phrase Booger Boy San.

zzsnot303

hmm will munchburger be in the red outfit, smiling ??

beelog

Yes, let's confuse our small children as much as possible.

jdw64485

Let's keep our children home. They don't need exposed to this type of life style.

munchman

Gee you don't have much faith in how your children were raised. If they were raised with your hocus pocus then they must think transvestism is contagious.

jdw64485

munchman my children was raised serving the one true living God. Their all out of the house with famlies. I let them lead their own life.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Mayor Pete is doing story hours?

James Bond1

Is "Mayor Pete" going to be our first female President...…………………….?

munchman

Name game if you don't like being called racist and fascist then you might consider voting for someone who openly identifies himself as those thing through his words and actions. When the occupant of the white house refuses to condemn fascist groups that marched and rioted in Charolettsville but instead said many of them were "Very fine people". If he talks like a fascist and brags he is a nationalist then he is a fascist and his supporter are guilty of the same by virtue of their support for him.

zzsnot303

hint: vote for Republicans, vote three times if you can get away with it haha

zzsnot303

munchburger does your hated keep you awake at nights ?

munchman

I imagine it would if I had any.

jdw64485

You show hate each day for the one's who don't believe or think as you do. I'll never say anything about your atheism beliefs if you don't say about my Christianity beliefs

beelog

Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland and Seattle are in a crisis mode over their "sanctuary city" policies. Residents are up in arms over city government's failure in creating this crisis. No one, regardless of politics, is interested in walking through human excrement, vomit, and discarded needles. No one is interested in be accosted on the street for money and food.

zzsnot303

.. and businesses are closing because of it...

zzsnot303

it would be nice to see all those cities go bankrupt, might teach the west coast a good lesson

aj0201

What would you say to those liberals that are hoping Trumps economy fails?

munchman

Someone please get those republican junkies some much needed help.

munchman

that is NOT voting for someone.........

munchman

Social state you hit the nail on the head. I myself am very happy with my socialized medical care which only the taxes of conservatives pay for with their taxes. No their is something that should make you "Itchy" Aunty seeing as how you hate to see people like me who don't work and get huge freebies from the government. Thank the universe for Socialism.

Sociallyunacceptable

So you think only conservatives pay taxes? You truly ARE special aren't you?

munchman

Just going on how they talk.

zzsnot303

taxes are paid based on incomes.. NOT as munchburger suggests, that only conservatives pay... he is da@n lucky that anyone will support him

aj0201

Whoa! Wait a second! Every day bee and others tell us how the rest of the nation is being supported by the good, conservative taxpayers of this nation. Now you’re saying liberals pay taxes as well? Somebody should let bee know. You can find him in line to pay his wind fee.

beelog

Thanks for the recognition, AJ. Revelation: I have never suggested that liberals do not pay taxes---just that conservatives often have to pay for misguided and ineffective liberal nonsense.

zzsnot303

i really pity the clients of aj...being subjected to his BS every visit... he really doesn't have a clue...

munchman

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beelog

Good, old, reliable Munshaw. Consistently on the wrong side of every issue.

zzsnot303

aj is rapidly getting there also

James Bond1

aj has crawled under the mess...……………….it fits well.

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James Bond1

Munchie...…………...I sorta thought you would opt for the ultimate of capitalism...…...you have taken care of your self and don't seem to be looking for any socialist to pave your driveway. How bout an absolute extreme modification of capitalism......run it into the ground. Make the federal government get rid of all its agencies and employees and duties or anything else. Congressmen get a $1 salary and pay their own travel. Do you need more...…………….?

munchman

To spare speculation from the peanut gallery yes that is my call about Greenlad.

zzsnot303

yup it is, and a couple other calls too haha

Sociallyunacceptable

More to the point no one cares.

zzsnot303

got that completely correct Social

aj0201

It seems to me that just the other day someone, I don’t know who, was giving munchman a hard time about responding to his own calls.

beelog

Age can do that to a mind--not remembering who.

Sociallyunacceptable

Your BFF most likely rolls the windows up when he passes gas as well.

munchman

Any body with a sense of humor!

beelog

"greenlad"--Freudian slip?

munchman

Nope bad typing and inadequate editing.

B4

munchman...maybe you have the same malady as aj does...greasy fat fingers...Hahahahaha!

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