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  • Obama: 'The Taliban are Not Our Enemies and We Don't Want to Fight Them.'

    11/30/2013 10:25:35 PM PST · 12 of 72
    BlueStateMadness to Nachum

    You do not choose your enemy, for that is the nature of the enemy. He chooses you. Saying that they are not what they are is par for his course. He should stick to golf. The red flags there are easier to see.

  • Here's How Much the Old Are Taking From the Young

    11/28/2013 10:06:35 PM PST · 142 of 143
    BlueStateMadness to DoughtyOne

    “My generation didn’t think in terms like this. We didn’t trash people who retired and took their Social Security payments. We participated on Social Security withholding. We saw no rationalle for trashing people who were retired.”

    Your generation does think like this. You are an excellent example and make my point better than I do.

    “You know what, the Social Security system is not broke because of the retirements of people who working all their lives and paid in. It’s going broke because of all the people who did not pay into Social Security that are now drawing from it. That is the reason why the ratio of Social Security fund payers is so low to the number of people drawing on Social Security. Fix that one problem, and Social Security suddenly become healthy. If you study the size of the workforce now to around 1953, and the population now to about 1953, you’ll note that we have a much larger base of current payers into the Social Security system. I can’t help it that foreign nationals were brought here, that the beneficiaries and recipients of Social Security payments is always being expanded.

    If you want to do something productive, focus on that and fix what we couldn’t. And when you try to do that, we’ll sympathize with you when they call you a racist or a mysoginist or whatever else they can hurl your way. Good luck.”

    A ponzi scheme cannot expand past the point where it introduces more payees than creditors. The population is not increasing at a pace to pay into the system at a rate that surpasses inflation or the expanding needs of the payees. The gov is also using the money you give them to pay other people to vote for them. Endorsing that system robs you and future generations. It also entrenches the government’s support system. (the professionally unemployed)
    The problem is that you endorse it and are a willing accomplice to the scheme.

    “Now, you’re calling me a moocher becasue I plan on taking my Social Security payments You call it generational theft. Of course this ignores that it was theft when I paid in also. You’ll have to pardon me, but the only alternative is to not take the Social Security payments. If I don’t take them, I’ll in short order lose my home, my vehicle, my ability to eat, and other things that are necessary to sustain life. So you can go ahead and puff up your chest and say that you’re not advocating the things that will ultimately happen if we listen to you and do was you demand. At the same time, we’ll see what you demand for what it is. And as far as I am concerned, the NAZI model is the only thing that comes close.”

    It doesn’t ignore what it was when you were paying in. Life isn’t fair. Bad things happen. That doesn’t mean other people have to satisfy your quest for cosmic justice.
    Not having someone paying for your needs does not rob you of the ability to take care of your needs on your own.

    “You will have to exterminate a genration of people to prevent people from being moochers or generations thieves. Either you mean what you say, or you’re just blowing off steam and having fully thought this out.”

    I advocate personal responsibility. If people don’t take care of themselves, their fate is of their own choosing. Pulling the rug out from under people isn’t the right way to phase out social security either. That doesn’t mean they go into boxcars. Just because you failed to plan for retirement doesn’t mean you get a free ride and free healthcare. Phasing out social security isn’t a death sentence.

    “What would it be if today’s retirees who paid in $70 to $200 thousand dollars into the Social Security system, followed your direction, and refused to take Social Security payments? Which generation would benefit? Wouldn’t that be a complete forgiveness of the next generation of retirees, of the type of obligation of this generation of retirees? Wouldn’t that in effect be a transfer of this generation’s reasoned expectation, to the next generation? Of course it would. That is unreasonable.”

    That is exactly what is expected of me and my generation. You’re not just going to receive “what you put in” (already covered this, it’s gone), they’re taking out a mortgage in our name to pay you. I don’t expect it to be there for me. I’m not going to bet my life on it. And if the transfers finally stop, I’ll be glad that it only robbed me for so long and not my children.

    “You think nothing of demeaning and demanding this generation of retirees forego their Social Security checks, but I’m thinking you’d be quite upset if I suggested we freeze any new retirees going on to Social Security payments, but the workers today would be required to pay 40 more years anyway. Hey, someone has to bite the bullet right?”

    At work I don’t ask my guys to do anything I wouldn’t do. Sometimes it’s hard to dole out shit jobs. That’s why I do them with the guys. Its hard to balance their needs and schedule with mine but, I have to set the example. Otherwise it doesn’t get done correctly or in a timely manner. I’m responsible for things getting done. I have already stated that I won’t take a government handout.

    “All this said, I don’t have to justify the system we have. It is. People played by the rules set down, and they have no alternative other than to turn to the Social Security system as part of their retirement funding.

    The only alternative would result in the deaths of many retirees in short order. This is something you denied you would support taking place. In fact, you were very indignant when I told you who it reminded me of, and their tactics.

    I have made it quite clear why my take on the current Social Security system is. I have made it clear what direction I would like to see things go in. If folks choose to read what I’ve posted, they’ll understand how unfair I think the current system is. That doesn’t mean that today’s Social Security can be turned off like a water tap. It will take time, and some folks will fight the fix tooth and nail too.”

    Need will always out pace means when offered incentive. If we don’t end this crap soon, a large system failure will result in what you describe. But all of us will be included, not just the retirees and protected classes. We can only borrow for so long. All this crap is going to kick this nation in the dustbin of history. The country needs to ween itself off the government teat. We’re running short on time. You need to be the change you’re asking future generations undertake. If you don’t start it, I and my generation can’t finish and it will be on my children’s shoulders. I don’t want that. I’m willing to dump you from the system to keep my children free and preserve their liberty. My failure to pay you to live in no way robs you of life, or liberty. You do that on your own.

  • Here's How Much the Old Are Taking From the Young

    11/21/2013 5:42:11 PM PST · 127 of 143
    BlueStateMadness to BwanaNdege

    That’s because they (militray & vets) aren’t a coveted constituency.

    It should not be so. We owe them a debt, a tangible one, for their service; and for the toll it takes on their bodies and minds. The gov has its priorities messed up.

    Support the Wounded Warrior Project. Pick up where the government drops warriors off.

  • Here's How Much the Old Are Taking From the Young

    11/21/2013 5:23:21 PM PST · 123 of 143
    BlueStateMadness to Paladin2; JediJones

    agreed, it has always been a transfer system.

  • Here's How Much the Old Are Taking From the Young

    11/21/2013 5:20:24 PM PST · 122 of 143
    BlueStateMadness to DoughtyOne

    It is hard to empathize with someone who lays claim to your wealth based on your existence (or theirs).

    I’m sorry, but the truth is terrible. Your money is gone. It sucks. A lot. A metric $hit-ton. But it is the unfortunate truth. I have come to terms with it. You’ve been paying for 40 years. I’ve been paying 15. I don’t expect it to be there when I retire because it is gone the minute it leaves my employer. I feel the same anguish every time I look at the ridiculous amount they extract from my paycheck. I don’t believe the politicians promises. It is unsustainable as all ponzi schemes are. Perpetuating it doesn’t make it better. Unless you think it’ll collapse after you are gone. (not very empathetic)

    You are hung up on an investment that has no principal value. It does not exist. You cannot garner interest from nothing. Taking payments from someone else wont get your money back, it will only take from someone else. I guess its okay if it’s anonymous. Right?

    It is wrong that your funds were taken, not stored, with no interest gained. You should have been free to invest as you wish. It is wrong as you said.

    The whole point of this exchange was to try to help you think about the validity of the transfer of wealth and the role of government in our lives. That said would you rather your children be exempt from the system with the stipulation they not receive benefits later? How about if they paid in knowing they wouldn’t receive, with the stipulation that the whole thing got phased out?

    Insinuating that I’m a nazi is not helpful. You are advocating socialism, not I.

    There’s a difference between believing something and living it. If its boiler plate BS, what about it does everybody believe?

    Social security is doomed. We can have pain now, or more pain later. Wealth transfer is a wrong and unsustainable.

    All this said. Please tell my why it is okay to take from one man and give to another.

  • Here's How Much the Old Are Taking From the Young

    11/21/2013 4:04:10 PM PST · 100 of 143
    BlueStateMadness to Mears

    What is more arrogant than to lay claim to the fruits of another’s labor? You existed before me therefore I must serve you. Is that not arrogant? You can blame the political class that facilitates the transfer (and they do deserve a lot of blame), but at some point, when the truth about it comes out, why aren’t people rejecting it? When is it the responsibility of the individual? Money to one party for a claim on another in exchange for power to a third. Those taking have responsibility to reject it. Those extorted have a responsibility to make it stop. And those facilitating the exchange are a criminal enterprise.

  • Here's How Much the Old Are Taking From the Young

    11/21/2013 3:29:41 PM PST · 92 of 143
    BlueStateMadness to DoughtyOne

    Yes, it would be fine if a bird pooed on me and not you. I don’t want you to get pooed on. If by luck, I do, then that’s my problem.

    You are a moocher. Not only do you condone generational theft, you relish in the pain of those you’re mooching from. You would take pleasure if a bird pooped on me. Maybe you should look at the term schadenfreude and contemplate on whether or not that term describes you.

    You can’t take back something that has already been spent. You are mischaracterizing what is happening to yourself in order to redeem your actions and motives. No one can guilt you into anything, for you must have principals and values before you may have guilt.

    I go to tea party rallies and petition my reps for redress. I engage my charges and peers at work and my family and friends at home about our countries state. The way out is federalism and the reassertion of the states. Let there be 50 experiments instead of one. Maybe we need less eggs and more baskets. Be the vocal minority for a change.. Our culture is at a crossroads and you’re on the wrong side. What do you do? I doubt that you would challenge the status quo if it cost you. Your soul is for sale. Regardless of what society deems right and proper, we all have to answer for the thing we’ve done, the things we stood by and let happen, and the things we participated in. I hope your conscience is clear when that day comes.

    My thoughts are coherent, so I will keep the brain I have.

  • Here's How Much the Old Are Taking From the Young

    11/21/2013 2:40:50 PM PST · 70 of 143
    BlueStateMadness to DoughtyOne

    If someone was extorting money from you for protection, you would advocate everyone being extorted. Or am I missing something. Two wrongs make a right?

    Your money was wasted. It’s gone. Just because someone robbed you slowly over your lifetime, doesn’t mean everyone forever should be bled over theirs.

    Maybe you could get on board with stopping the blood letting?

    I wil not apply for benifits if it still exists when I’m “elegible”. Sepecifically, because I know from what methods the benifits would come from.

    I am elegible for unemployment while ashore on vacation. I choose not to collect out of principal. I am not unemployed, nor do I need or want the government’s assistance.

    Maybe you and some of the other “proponents” here can shop around on the hc exchange for some prosthetic principals.

  • Hartford (CT) Officer Shot In Arm By Accidental Discharge Of Gun

    09/29/2013 6:55:49 AM PDT · 31 of 56
    BlueStateMadness to raybbr

    There are no accidental discharges, only negligent ones

  • Poll: Nearly half of US college grads are underemployed

    05/01/2013 9:46:19 AM PDT · 65 of 70
    BlueStateMadness to Cringing Negativism Network

    Lower our standard of living now!

  • Florida Teen Girl Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad

    05/01/2013 9:20:48 AM PDT · 13 of 57
    BlueStateMadness to Da Coyote

    Its not like the public school was going to teach her about exothermic reactions.

  • Pakistan’s Musharraf on the run after arrest order

    04/18/2013 2:12:00 AM PDT · 4 of 20
    BlueStateMadness to Olog-hai

    Better cancel the checks

  • CISPA vote means companies can't promise to protect privacy

    04/17/2013 8:21:00 PM PDT · 1 of 3
    BlueStateMadness
    Use pgp and thunderbird people! An unencrypted email is just a post card.
  • Car Crashes Into Guy's House Twice

    04/14/2013 9:47:57 AM PDT · 2 of 23
    BlueStateMadness to rocky50

    The highlander was driving itself?

  • Remington Sells Out To NY For $80 Million “Sniper” Rifles Government Contract

    04/14/2013 8:13:17 AM PDT · 78 of 93
    BlueStateMadness to TurboZamboni

    Remington belongs to the freedom group, owned by cerberus. Who owns cerberus?

  • Navy Announces USS Gabrielle Giffords

    03/27/2013 3:25:31 PM PDT · 225 of 238
    BlueStateMadness to RightLady

    What are they gonna do, shoot a big hole in the bridge, weld a plate over it, and call it functional? Hope they add part b to the hempel or jotun. This kind of decision making makes you question the whole operation.

  • VA Unconstitutionally Tries To Disarm Veterans

    02/25/2013 6:39:03 PM PST · 7 of 31
    BlueStateMadness to SaraJohnson

    Natural rights exist weather they are sanctioned by the government or not, they can not be restored because they cannot be denied

  • Mexico to ask Senate for registry of US guns

    02/22/2013 8:37:44 AM PST · 32 of 34
    BlueStateMadness to Tailgunner Joe

    So let me get this straignt. Is he asking for a registry to be created and distributed to him? Cause I’m pretty sure a registry isnt suposed to currently exist. But hey, what laws do the fedgov observe anyways?

  • Homeowner Walked in on Burglars, Shot Suspects: Miami Police

    02/16/2013 11:16:06 PM PST · 31 of 32
    BlueStateMadness to yefragetuwrabrumuy

    Are those NIJ level II or IIIA dreds?

  • IL:Highland woman says she shot intruder to save her sister's life

    02/12/2013 9:28:12 AM PST · 5 of 11
    BlueStateMadness to marktwain

    This should be a lesson for everyone. Bring enough gun. 9mm is a good option, with the number of rounds most bottom feeders (autoloaders) can take in a mag as well as the potency of good bonded jacketed hollow point ammo. 45 makes bigger holes, but cavitation and penetration is important too. Also the number of holes and shot placement have a lot to do with good drainage. For best results go with a variety of center mass hits, your shots will vary with the adrenal dump. This is not a bad thing unless youre missing. If you can, practice failure drills on an appropriate target and distance. Think about having to defend yourself and the mechanics of it in advance. You should be comfortable with the notion that the continuance of your life may be at the expense of another’s. It also should be an automatic response when it all goes to $hit. So get some training. Learn to notice and avoid situations. Practice. Carry all the time. Its only silly until you have to use it. Then it gets real serious real quick. Make the concious decision to not be a victem.

  • The Dorner Manifesto

    02/09/2013 12:07:18 PM PST · 26 of 33
    BlueStateMadness to snowstorm12

    Your fascist is showing. Regardless of how crazy or terroristy you think he is, he is a citizen and deserves due process.

  • Vet Faces 35 Years In Jail for Magazines

    02/05/2013 10:31:12 AM PST · 27 of 36
    BlueStateMadness to CharlesWayneCT

    Production overruns are often sold to the public. Colt LE carbines are a good example as they used to be readily available for purchase at gun stores. They are marked for government use only and are by no means illicit to own.

  • Senate to introduce gun control bill without assault weapons ban

    02/04/2013 3:22:55 PM PST · 27 of 131
    BlueStateMadness to TheRhinelander

    Magazines contain and feed ammunition, clips are what bullets come attached together on and are jammed into a magazine with or without the clip

    No it’s not semantics, they are different devices that perform different functions

  • Rail News: Intermodal U.S. port capacity continues to slip behind global competitors

    02/04/2013 12:02:57 PM PST · 3 of 5
    BlueStateMadness to ExxonPatrolUs

    Get rid of government managment and sell the facilities to the highest bidder, rezone ajacent property, then reap the property and income taxes without the overhead of government employees, of wait im talking sense nevermind

  • Mexico's Masked Vigilantes Defy Drug Gangs—And the Law

    02/02/2013 8:47:55 AM PST · 12 of 29
    BlueStateMadness to yoe

    These “vigilantly groups” made up of citizens concerned with the defense of their towns were, in better times, referred to as the militia

  • 30 Shotguns and Pistols, Ammunition; found hidden in wall for fear of gun bans in UK

    01/25/2013 6:22:49 PM PST · 8 of 35
    BlueStateMadness to marktwain

    Odd way to treat potentially valuable antiques, all piled up like that

  • Gingrich Schools Gun-Grabbing Piers Morgan: 'Isn't Your Real View That You Would Ban Pistols?'

    01/25/2013 1:43:02 PM PST · 20 of 100
    BlueStateMadness to Kaslin

    Ar15 type rifles with standard m4 contour barrels will sustain a 30 round per minute fire rate without significantly heat stressing/throating/melting barrels

    Good thing Morgan knows so much about what he covers. Journalistic excellence is a synonym for one who wears their ass as a hat.

  • 9 Reasons a Coffee Can Should be in Your Survival Kit

    11/25/2012 9:39:35 PM PST · 19 of 155
    BlueStateMadness to Kartographer

    A coffee can is a standard engineering unit of volume

  • Obama Nativity Figurine Popular in Italian Shops... (Unbelievable)

    11/12/2012 8:11:24 PM PST · 15 of 48
    BlueStateMadness to TaraP

    Golden calf

  • SAS sniper jailed for 18 months for 'forgetting' about pistol(UK)

    11/12/2012 12:31:43 PM PST · 16 of 47
    BlueStateMadness to marktwain

    His team should liberate him if they don’t wise up. Never grab a tiger by the tail unless you have a plan to deal with its teeth.

  • Israel Facing Attacks on 3 Fronts, Strikes Back in Gaza and Golan, Awaits US Support at UN

    11/11/2012 11:48:21 PM PST · 16 of 40
    BlueStateMadness to robowombat

    There is abject poverty in every nation surrounding Israel. Seen it with my own eyes. Nothing to do with the existence of Israel. Everything to do with Arab culture. Some cultures are fit for destruction.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 9:10:11 PM PST · 84 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to NVDave

    So which government bureaucracy is capable of doing the job you want it to? Whose business are you willing to destroy to help the rest of us? Who gets a lower standard of living? Ahem, the privilege to buy American. I can afford it and do. But I know some that can’t and won’t.

    The laws of physics have exceptions too, was Einstein, Newton, Bernoulli wrong? Discredited?

    Protecting intellectual property is one thing, but when our currency is headed towards fiat, we need to turn our gaze inward. Don’t fear the competitor. We have the ability to prep the battlefield. And we mine inside our wire.

    What market did you lose in the 80?. I’ve been to Japan. Recently. The standard of living is better here. (maybe not for long and not due to trade deficits)

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 3:30:53 PM PST · 76 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to NVDave

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urSe86zpLI4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

    Milton Friedman on free trade vs protectionism

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 2:09:16 PM PST · 71 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to ex-snook

    Economies fund militaries. Militaries protect economies. They cannot exist without each other. They are of equal importance.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 11:40:05 AM PST · 66 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to Iscool

    The same shirt made in the us costs $45. Now in clothing yourself you can no longer afford steak. I hope you like chicken. Or ramen noodles.

    That Chinese snowblower may be a higher quality model or in higher demand.

    Microeconomic examples to disprove macroeconomic principals.

    Notcool, you do not determine what the market will bear. You would only screw up the information inherent in the pricing system.

    Why do I feel like Milton Friedman on the Phil Donahue show? That’s also way before my time.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 10:59:11 AM PST · 63 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to Cringing Negativism Network

    We are in decline becaus we are running a restrictive plate on the air intake of the motor of the world.

    If you were going to start a business what would you make? How would you deal with licensing, zoning, environmental, labor, supply, logistics, finance, engineering, and healthcare laws. Not just the aspects, but the laws that deal with those aspects.

    I think you’re right about not needing a book. There are a lot of books in the way of actual progress.

    As to china, we are and always will be in competition with the rest of the world. (until we fail). We need to put distance between them and us, capability wise, militarily and economically. Not fall enough for them to think they have a chance at challenging us on the world stage. Remember it’s the debt game their playing, and we’re playing right into their hands.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 10:29:47 AM PST · 60 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to Cringing Negativism Network

    You cannot un-posess a technology that you currently have. Others can steal that tech, but that doesn’t mean you no longer have it.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 10:20:39 AM PST · 58 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to Mikey_1962

    I agree. The market currently “sustains” too many useless lib arts degree holders. The government seems to employ and maintain the employment of a lot of parasitic load. (tied up or wasted capital) If higher tech degrees were what the workforce and job market demanded, than people would have to get those skills. In a free market society these skills and opportunities would be quick to change/manifest because capaital would be available and in quantity to make it so. In whatever the market demands, the country with the most free market has a distinct advantage in versatility, speed, and (most critically) efficiency.
    I appreciate my engineering degree for more than just the skill set. The mindset is priceless.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 9:53:13 AM PST · 50 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to NVDave

    I agree with your view on communism. Trading, with them subsidizing their own industries, will lead them to collapse because it adds inefficiency (any time a middle man is involved) to the system. That is unless we’re dumber than they are with our own finances.

    Any country could have taken the place of china in this scenario. All it takes is a country looking further ahead and willing to subsidize industry while lending money to their host. The key part here is to not take the debt. It is a low intensity war that we are going to lose if we keep on the path we’re on. We gotta stop signing the convenience checks. Debt is a control device. Why else would government taking over all the lending in the country?

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 9:32:56 AM PST · 45 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to Wissa

    They threw life and liberty in that sentence too.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 9:28:56 AM PST · 41 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to NVDave

    If the government doesn’t protect intellectual property rights, that’s a problem on our end of the pond. Companies also need to be aware of industrial espionage as well as governments. Aka don’t rely on the government. People in new jersey are figuring this out now.

    With declining incomes, less expensive imports retain standard of living.

    You’re looking to solve a government caused problem with more government.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 9:13:10 AM PST · 26 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to tacticalogic

    Wouldn’t be surprise did they (government) try the “if you build it they will come” mentality. I can see them try to build facilities that don’t quite meet end user spec. Just like the “we can educate our way out of this”. No, grads move to states/countries with jobs. Likewise, they’ll move/leave their factories to better environs.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 8:58:27 AM PST · 15 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to Cringing Negativism Network

    You’re willing to give up the liberty of some to trade abroad for the security of those who make things more expensively here.

  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 8:54:24 AM PST · 7 of 89
    BlueStateMadness to Cringing Negativism Network

    Protectionism isn’t the answer. Free trade enhances competition and drives prices down. You’re advocating a lower standard of living for Americans, and empowerment of a regulated economy.

  • SEALs punished for role in developing 'Medal of Honor' video game

    11/08/2012 7:35:57 PM PST · 7 of 21
    BlueStateMadness to GlockThe Vote

    Pretty ballsy of those chairborne remf’s, taking the particular skill set and contributions of these gentlemen into consideration

  • Are you tired? Isn't it time to form the Tea Party to replace a certain other party?

    11/07/2012 7:21:34 PM PST · 55 of 111
    BlueStateMadness to 2ndDivisionVet

    I think the big issue with the perception of the tea party, republicans, rinos, gope, and neocons is the zealot aura. Everyone seems to have their own particular crusade that they’re persuing and it doesn’t always fit with the average citizen. The left/progressive/socialist/communist/anarchist sect of society is the same, but they come bearing gifts. People are going to look out for themselves. They’re going to look for freebies or the expansion or real or perceived rights. The movement that I hope for and will strive for wants to limit government first and foremost. It is in the people’s self interest to persue limited government. The founders put their personal crusades aside long enough to give us a republic on a leash. Unleash that thing even for a just cause will cause unintended consequences and we will lose liberty. We should be pushing for a liberty party.

    Recently this site’s users have been acting negatively towards libertarians. I think anyone on the limited government boat should be welcomed. We may need to build a tiered party with core principals at the fed level and let it be known that other issues are up to the states. We can fight amongst ourselves at the state level but were losing a lot of voters to our own individual crusades. We need to try to provide incentives to act morally instead of mandating it, but only at a state level. I want morons to flock to blue states. I want conservative people to flock to my state. But if the fed can’t control itself, than all states are purple. Neither fitting for a moron lib or a citizen.

  • Little Describes Pentagon’s Benghazi Decision Process

    11/02/2012 10:07:15 PM PDT · 5 of 34
    BlueStateMadness to Rabin

    http://www.au.af.mil/au/cadre/aspj/digital/pdf/articles/Nov-Dec-2012/F-Pera-Miller-Whitcomb.pdf

    Article by USAF on personnel recovery

    Complete with ironic Obama quote on cover

  • Make this call in the wild: Should Oregon shoot barred owls to save spotted owls?

    02/10/2011 2:49:39 AM PST · 19 of 37
    BlueStateMadness to george76

    Gov picking winners again.... How long till they make them both extinct?

  • Hawaii Considers Banning Toy Gun Sales to Minors

    02/08/2011 9:47:03 PM PST · 33 of 36
    BlueStateMadness to navysealdad

    sounds like they lost the war on the mind in Hawaii