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Ann Coulter: GOODBYE, AMERICA! IT WAS FUN WHILE IT LASTED (Closing in on Quadrillion)
AnnCoulter.Com ^ | Feb 11, 2009 | Ann Coulter

Posted on 02/11/2009 2:48:40 PM PST by Syncro

GOODBYE, AMERICA! IT WAS FUN WHILE IT LASTED
February 11, 2009

It's bad enough when illiterate jurors issue damages awards in the billions of dollars because they don't grasp the difference between a million and a billion. Now it turns out the Democrats don't know the difference between a million and a trillion.

Why not make the "stimulus bill" a kazillion dollars?

All Americans who work for a living, or who plan to work for a living sometime in the next century, are about to be stuck with a trillion-dollar bill to fund yet more oppressive government bureaucracies. Or as I call it, a trillion dollars and change.

The stimulus bill isn't as bad as we had expected -- it's much worse. Instead of merely creating useless, make-work jobs digging ditches -- or "shovel-ready," in the Democrats' felicitous phrase -- the "stimulus" bill will create an endless army of government bureaucrats aggressively intervening in our lives. Instead of digging ditches, American taxpayers will be digging our own graves.

There are hundreds of examples in the 800-page "stimulus" bill, but here are just two.

First, the welfare bureaucrats are coming back.

For half a century, the welfare establishment had the bright idea to pay women to have children out of wedlock. Following the iron laws of economics -- subsidize something, you get more of it; tax it, you get less of it -- the number of children being born out of wedlock skyrocketed.

The 1996 Welfare Reform bill marked the first time any government entitlement had ever been rolled back. Despite liberal howling and foot-stomping, not subsidizing illegitimacy led, like night into day, to less illegitimacy.


Welfare recipients got jobs, as the hard-core unemployables were coaxed away from their TV sets and into the workforce. For the first time in decades, the ever-increasing illegitimacy rate stopped spiraling upward.

As proof that that welfare reform was a smashing success, a few years later, Bill Clinton started claiming full credit for the bill.

Well, that's over. The stimulus bill goes a long way toward repealing the work requirement of the 1996 Republican Welfare Reform bill and rewards states that increase their welfare caseloads by paying unwed mothers to sit home doing nothing.

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Robert Kennedy famously said: "There are those who look at things the way they are and ask, 'Why?' I dream of things that never were and ask, 'Why not?'"

The new liberal version is: There are those who look at things and ask, "Why on earth should the government be paying for that?" I dream of things that never were funded by the government and ask, "Why not?"

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1 posted on 02/11/2009 2:48:40 PM PST by Syncro
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To: RonDog; knews_hound; jellybean

Another “it must be Wednesday, hereeeeee’s Ann!”


2 posted on 02/11/2009 2:51:21 PM PST by Syncro (Ti Ming -- Use Librally)
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To: Syncro

3 posted on 02/11/2009 2:52:38 PM PST by paulycy (BEWARE the LIBERAL/MEDIA Complex)
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To: Syncro

I can be like a mom to my dog. Can I get welfare now?


4 posted on 02/11/2009 2:54:09 PM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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To: Syncro
Why not make the "stimulus bill" a kazillion dollars?

LOL....best laugh I've had all day....

5 posted on 02/11/2009 2:55:28 PM PST by Mopp4
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To: paulycy; All; RonDog
From here sidebar:
QUOTATIONS FROM CHAIRMAN ANN
February 12, 2009, 8:29 PM
BOOK SIGNING WITH ANN COULTER -

Featuring Her Latest Bestseller, GUILTY: LIBERAL “VICTIMS” AND THEIR ASSAULT ON AMERICA

Thursday February 12 at 7:00 pm

Barnes & Noble Fashion Island Mall 401 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660

FIRST EVER BOOKSTORE BOOK SIGNING!
RonDog, you have any information on this?

: > )

6 posted on 02/11/2009 2:55:40 PM PST by Syncro (Ti Ming -- Use Librally)
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To: Mopp4
Why not make the "stimulus bill" a kazillion dollars?

LOL....best laugh I've had all day....

And I had to lowball it by putting "quadrillion" in the title.

Ya just can't one-up that girl!

LOL

7 posted on 02/11/2009 2:57:55 PM PST by Syncro (Ti Ming -- Use Librally)
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To: Syncro; RonDog

Ron’s been banned. So sad, too bad.

:)


8 posted on 02/11/2009 2:59:17 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: Paladin2
Present Obama promised us all rainbows, balloons, and flowers.

And that he would rain down money on us!

Ah, er...that is if we are on the govm'nt dole.

"Tax break" for those that don't pay taxes.

9 posted on 02/11/2009 3:00:02 PM PST by Syncro (Ti Ming -- Use Librally)
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To: Syncro
LOL!

Thanks for the opportunity to plug for our event with Ann -- TOMORROW night:

ANN COULTER in NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Barnes & Noble book signing) THURSDAY (2/12/09) 7 pm
barnesandnoble.com ^

ANN COULTER in NEWPORT BEACH
THURSDAY, February 12, 2009 - 7 pm


for her FIRST EVER "bookstore booksigning"
at the Barnes & Noble in the Fashion Island Mall.


Barnes and Noble Fashion Island
401 Newport Center Drive Suite A215
Newport Beach, CA 92660
949-718-0109
And, for the SUPER SECRET "FReeper eyes only" details -- TOO HOT to post on the PUBLIC forum -- please FReep-mail RonDog.
10 posted on 02/11/2009 3:02:13 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro

Will Ann join us in the trenches of the Revolution?


11 posted on 02/11/2009 3:04:19 PM PST by DTogo (I haven't left the GOP, the GOP left me.)
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To: Syncro
See also this MARVELOUS report about Ann's appearance last week at the Nixon Library (with some GREAT new photos of Ann) now posted on episconixonian.blogspot.com:
Thursday, February 5, 2009
H. L. Coulter

"If I've offended anyone," Ann Coulter told an audience of 1,200 at the Nixon Library today, "my work is done."

Charming and thoughtful in person -- a Connecticut Yankee who was graduated with honors from Cornell, studied law at Michigan, clerked for an appeals court judge, and litigated on behalf of individual freedom before becoming a commentator -- Coulter absolutely horrifies her critics. Strong, forbearing men shuddered with alarm on learning that the Nixon Foundation had invited her to speak, answer questions, and sign copies of her seventh book, Guilty.



For me, the key question came from a fan who wondered why she didn't have her own show on cable. She doesn't want one.

"I'm a writer," she said. At that point I began to pay closer attention to the deftness of her wordplay, which she had been honing until five minutes before I had the pleasure of introducing her.

Just think H. L. Mencken, who said, "I believe that all government is evil, in that all government must necessarily make war upon liberty..."


12 posted on 02/11/2009 3:05:59 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro

We are so boned.


13 posted on 02/11/2009 3:05:59 PM PST by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: Syncro
It struck me today when I heard the number of pages in this new bill. Over 8 hundred pages. Nice how that worked out isn't it? Let's see 8 hundred pages, 800 Billion Dollars - hmmmmmm, a BILLION DOLLARS A PAGE!

Truthfully, there are some textual works which may have value beyond price, but I have not, nor do ever expect that a page's worth of words can amount to a billion dollars. Them must be some pretty damn flowery and persuasive words on them pages, I'll tell ya!.......must be some pretty powerful bullshit.

14 posted on 02/11/2009 3:06:20 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: Syncro

Actually, George Bernard Shaw said that “Why not?” quote, and if I am not mistaken those words were spoken by Satan in one of his (Shaw’s) plays.

Regards,


15 posted on 02/11/2009 3:08:44 PM PST by VermiciousKnid (Wake up and smell the incense!)
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To: Syncro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BG380NZ5NZs


16 posted on 02/11/2009 3:08:58 PM PST by mojitojoe (None are more hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: DTogo
[ Will Ann join us in the trenches of the Revolution? ]

I'll bet you a quadrillion she will..

17 posted on 02/11/2009 3:13:43 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: Gaffer

from canyagranfaddadodis.blogspot.com

18 posted on 02/11/2009 3:14:40 PM PST by RonDog
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Off topic, but just had to post this. Hilarious.
Guess what? Ed Hale over at Plains Radio is going to charge $10 a month to use the chat room!!

He said on the chat recently that he was a millionaire, yet he asked for ‘donations’ to run his on line radio. When the bloggers trashed him for that, he quit. Now it’s $10 a month or you get kicked out of the chat room and forum!
What a scam artist!


19 posted on 02/11/2009 3:14:43 PM PST by cyberella
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To: Syncro
Pittsburgh evening news is already trumpeting "Pennsylvania stands to gain several billion dollars from the stimulus bill - if it passes." Payback for a blue state.
20 posted on 02/11/2009 3:15:01 PM PST by Ciexyz
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