Skip to comments.FACEBOOK Message I received from liberal tonight...
Posted on 11/18/2011 8:39:52 PM PST by Hildy
I wanted to share a FACEBOOK private Message I received tonight from an old friend (actually, my first boyfriend) who now lives in Massachussetts. Anyone who is my FACEBOOK friend knows my politics, hence..this..
Hi Hildy, I write to you privately so as not to air our differences in public.
Do you still think much of Herman Caine, [sic] who knows nothing of foreign affairs, and admits it. Is this who should make decisions that will effect the entire world? Do you really not believe that it is the 1% are the ones who the republicans cater to? Do you really believe that they care about "Joe six pack", or just lure him in to believe that he too can have some of that American pie "? I live in a million dollar home and have considerable savings, but still have the heart to care about those less fortunate.I truly believe that the republicans are about keeping the tax cuts for the extremely wealthy and let the poor working schmuck pay all the rest. I find this despicable, and don't mind paying my fair share of tax's, as long as the supper wealthy pay their share. What's your take on this?
The government screws up everything it touches...and you want to give them more? Really? Who do you think pays the majority of taxes in this Country? Who supplies the jobs? I want the government out of my life, not in it more. How can you say that paying more taxes will help anything? Maybe it makes you feel better about yourself to think this...but it's intellectually lazy and just plain out insulting to me and all the people I work with every day to try and make this Country and better place for EVERYBODY. How dare you imply that I and other Republicans like me don't care about the less fortunate. The government only keep the less fortunate down. How's that welfare worked out? Has any government program that was set up to "help" the less fortunate helped?" It's nice to say that from your million dollar home. Thanks for giving me that little insight. FYI: Go look at who that 1% gives their political donations to. Maybe then you'll really see what's going on here. By the way, the only friends we Jews have these days are in the Republican party. And your comments about Cain? A tad racist, don't ya think?
The above was my reply. I am so pissed off...Ann Coulter is right, liberalism is a mental illness.
Is that a new way to say "eat the rich"?
Your friend is truly ignorant. For that, he can be forgiven. But for him to continue to vote his ignorance, he should be damned!
If I shouldn’t vote for Herman because he can’t answer a gotcha vague question like “so what about Libya”, why should I vote for someone who thinks Hawaii is Asia, there are 57 states, and Austrian is a language?
And apparently this guy does not know that “the wealthy” pay most of the taxes in the USA, and 47% or so pay none.
you go girl~!
Ask him how he can love a government welfare program that spends $73,000 (a good full-time salary) to hand out $27,000 in benefits?
Thats the equivalent of one full-time government employee for each family on welfare
I had the exact same conversation with an old friend today, so don’t be pissed off - just be thankful that you can see through all the crap and have the intelligence to understand that conservatives are about compassion and liberalism is about keeping people under the thumb of big government.
He was really cute. He’s a Chiropractor. Wait until he finds out it’s not covered in Obamacare. Hope he has some equity in that million dollar house.
$1 million doesn’t buy that much in Massachusetts. He thinks he’s somebody, when he’s really not. He certainly has soaked up the New England Kool-Aid.
The guy is worried that Cain lacks foriegn policy experience??? What of Obama? 57 States, Austrian is a language, Hawaii is in Asia and on and on. Obama got elected with ZERO experince and Zero knowledge. Could Cain dio any worse then Obama has in this area?
“I find this despicable, and don’t mind paying my fair share of tax’s, as long as the supper wealthy pay their share.”
Just reading this sentence makes me wonder how he made it into a million dollar home. His grammar sucks, his spelling is atrocious, and his reasoning is without logic. Must be a good scam artist.
Boy am I glad you dumped the bum.
Tell him to shut up and just write out a big check to the US Treasury. Anyone who lives in a million dollar house is “supper” wealthy to me. When he writes out the check, he shouldn’t make a big production number out of it. Just do it and let it go. That will give him a lot of warm fuzzies and he won’t have problems sleeping at night.
Sounds like you’re better off without him :-)
Ah yes, such an honorable profession, where 90% of ones client are personal injury attorney referrals.
(Do you really not believe that it is the 1% are the ones who the republicans cater to?)
Now this is just plain silly. Why would the Republicans cater to Democrats??? The majority of millionaires in government are democrats
Well... I kinda realized that one 32 years ago!
A chiropractor? How poetic, living off of others who have a spine.
Hildy, you say this guy is an old boyfriend? Well than just allow me say that with an argument like he just gave your ex is too stupid to be an idiot.
That is so funny..that looks so much like the house I grew up in.
“By the way, the only friends we Jews have these days are in the Republican party. And your comments about Cain? A tad racist, don’t ya think?”
I suggest you take up your complaint with Mr. Panetta.
He was really cute. Hes a Chiropractor. Wait until he finds out its not covered in Obamacare. Hope he has some equity in that million dollar house.
Not covered in Obamacare-well I hope he doesnt get out of joint because of that.
You dated Wesley Mouch?
Please pass on to your IDIOT friend.
( I live in a million dollar home and have considerable savings, but still have the heart to care about those less fortunate)
Well I live in a $100,000 house, not paid for, have almost zilch in savings but still donate to the food bank at my church, drive miles to attend funerals and stand flag lines for fallen soldiers, shovel snow for nearest 3 nighbors who are more elderly then I am and have medical issues. And volunteer time for various activities for children at my church. If it wasn’t for the liberal/socialist/democrat policies over the past 35 plus years that have destroyed this nations savings, job outlook and ability to prosper maybe we would not need to donate to the food banks as much!
It’s a great example of just how out of touch Massachusetts liberals are. I live outside of Columbus now. That house would max out at $150,000 in a very nice suburb here.
I think its been shown that Obama doesn’t know much of anything about foreign policy either.
Most of the top 1% are probably Democrats. Heck, Warren Buffer, Bill Gates, Peter Lewis and George Soros are all leftists.
Wanna really be shocked? Read the Elena Kagan emails.
“If I shouldnt vote for Herman because he cant answer a gotcha vague question like so what about Libya, why should I vote for someone who thinks Hawaii is Asia, there are 57 states, and Austrian is a language?”
And, why would someone vote for a man who uses a teleprompter to talk to kindergartners?
You raise the taxes on the rich. And the rich decide they need to charge more money for their products or services.
Any small business that gets its taxes raise will automatically increase what they charge.
Beer out my nose funny!!!
Nicely done, Hildy! Wow - #’s 1 and 2....well said!!!
Like a lot of liberals, especially those in my family, I found your friend’s tone to be extremely condescending-one meant to say, “I’m better than you” but stated in a nice way. I’ve met people like him before, they love to look down on the masses from their elitist towers. I have little if any respect for your friend.
Sorry for the anger in my post. I do in fact have a very hard time with people like your friend regardless of either party they belong to. And yeah, I’ve found them on both sides of the political divide.
You know I’m almost sorry because I doubt he’ll read your post with an open mind. Sounds like he is safely housed where he wants to be.
I really do like your response. It isn’t easy trying to explain to someone on the left how off base their facts are. I may borrow some of your points of clarification!
Oh, I forgot to mention, the property tax on that house in the picture is $8000 a year. Just crazy.
In my hometown of Topeka, Kansas this house would probably, depending on sq footage and location, market at approximately $130k.
Don’t forget Obama dating the year 2011 as 2008. lol There’s nothing like missing your today’s date by 3 years.
Well, she did say he was a chiropracter.
I can certainly understand why you are upset. The moral superiority on display is breath taking. I think it’s narcissism. These people have to consider themselves superior one way or another and so they create situations to imagine themselves as superior. I think this lies behind true racism as well.
Lately I have been thinking about this very issue - the left’s superior self-image. They seem to believe that giving poor people a welfare check should entirely sustain the poor - the left does not seem to acknowledge or even know that the ‘little people’ also need to have purpose, to feel like their lives matter and that they contribute something to society. How is this not obvious? Your leftist friend would not consider meals without a job, purpose in life, or contribution sufficient to sustain THEM but they really think that the poor really just need ‘free stuff’ without any reason to get up in the morning. Like dogs or cats - the left seems to think we should just ‘leave food out for them’ and tell ourselves we are caring people for doing so. They ignore the rage of the slums and think it’s our fault - not the natural result of treating people like dogs or cats. Oh I know there are plenty of poor who have tried to adjust to the life offered by the left - they aren’t happy or healthy.
I guess the rich (among the left) really are ‘different’, aren’t they?
At least Cain is aware of that and openly admits it--which gives him a chance of selecting advisors who do know what is going on and who will get it right. That stands in contrast to those who have 'a plan' and will make a further mess of things.
At least he knows he doesn't know, and that is a start.
Do they realize Barry Soetoro is a community lawyer with no knowledge of international affairs and has drastically damaged our standing in the world and weakened all of our allies? Do they realize Soetoro cut Medicare? do they realize 1% is just a mathematical quantity?
Sorry I don’t know html but send him this link: http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/276395/moral-high-ground-jim-lacey
It’s one of those slap ‘em down and keep ‘em there types of articles. Should put him in his place if he has half a brain (besides the left half that is).
I bet his name was Arthur.
I would’ve guessed he was a proctologist.
That sounds about right. Sanity prevails here in flyover country.
Thanks for sharing.
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