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  • Harry Reid Admits Stimulus Bill "Approaching A Trillion Dollars"

    02/07/2009 9:06:06 AM PST · 14 of 27
    RAT_Poison to Sig Sauer P220

    I’m with you 100%. The sooner the better.

  • Sources: Tentative deal reached for $780 billion stimulus package

    02/06/2009 3:27:47 PM PST · 18 of 34
    RAT_Poison to bergmeid

    In a sad way, this bill’s passage is actually a good thing in the sense that it will accelerate the pace of the country’s eventual bankruptcy. Because it will be at that point, and that point only, that we will have a chance to return to the limited government envisioned by the Founding Fathers.

  • Now Obama Debuts Pledge to Make Guns 'Childproof'

    01/21/2009 6:59:14 AM PST · 107 of 151
    RAT_Poison to Red in Blue PA

    The time for talk and lawsuits has passed. Action must be met with reaction from our side. Nothing else will do. We (gun owners) must march on Washington D.C. and the sooner the better. We must demonstrate to the powers that be in Washington, the United Nations, Michael Bloomberg in New York and their ilk that we will not allow our rights to be voted away without so much as even a protest march. This isn’t Canada, the UK or Australia. We will not take this assault on our God-given rights without a fight. I envision one million or more gun owners - rifles and pistols in hand - marching peacefully on Washington D.C. to demand the politicians stop this assault on our rights. I have no idea how to even begin organizing something like this, but I’m going to contact the NRA (life member), GOA, SAS, JPFO and any other gun rights organization that I can find on the web to ask for help in organizing this event. The time for calls and letters is done. The time for action is now.

  • Bush Takes MICHIGAN & WISC0NSIN in Final Strategic Vision Poll! (OH B50-K47, MN 48-48)

    11/02/2004 8:43:42 AM PST · 45 of 62
    RAT_Poison to gopwinsin04

    I live in Clinton Township, which is right in the heart of Macomb County. I voted this morning for W. My wife will be voting the same way after she gets out of work at 5:00 p.m. There were a LOT of people at the polls early (7:00 a.m.). There are many BC04 lawn signs everywhere in my neighborhood, too. I think we can win in Michigan today.

  • Bush Can Win Michigan - The GOP’s year here

    10/22/2004 8:06:37 AM PDT · 29 of 37
    RAT_Poison to Cincinatus' Wife

    I live right in the heart of Macomb County and I've seen many Bush/Cheney signs, too. Even in my neighborhood where I remember a majority had Gore/Lieberman signs in 2000. I drive a lot every day, too, and I see a lot of BC signs everywhere. My wife and I are both voting for President Bush. I think we have a good chance in Michigan this year.

  • We're More productive. Who Gets the Money?

    04/05/2004 2:29:19 PM PDT · 9 of 28
    RAT_Poison to MNLDS
    Uh, don't the shareholders profit? Since we now have an "investor class" in this country where greater than 50% of households (including mine) own shares of stock, directly or indirectly through mutual funds or 401(k) plans, doesn't that mean we all profit?
  • Happy Yassin Day

    03/22/2004 2:42:42 PM PST · 12 of 59
    RAT_Poison to veronica
    Since all that was left of Yassin was his head (and with the author's reference to the "bobbing heads"), why not a Sheikh Yassin bobblehead?
  • Opponents of affirmative action seek Mich. referendum

    03/06/2004 2:21:00 PM PST · 5 of 6
    RAT_Poison to Indy Pendance
    The co-chair of the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative is my State Representative, Leon Drolet. I received the petition in the mail this week. My wife and I will be signing it. I hope enough people sign it so it makes the ballot in November. I think it has a good chance of passing.
  • Assault Weapon Ban extension PASSES (Senate amendment to gun industry protection bill)

    03/02/2004 12:37:29 PM PST · 537 of 788
    RAT_Poison to MineralMan
    You are assuming, of course, that the whole of the military would follow orders to kill their fellow Americans. Granted, some of them would, but I would bet that most members of the military would have a difficult time following orders to bomb and shoot their fellow Americans - possibly people they grew up with and members of their own families.
  • September 2004 Assault Weapons Ban Sunset: Soccer Moms -vs- NASCAR Dads

    02/15/2004 1:40:32 PM PST · 30 of 44
    RAT_Poison to Dan from Michigan
    Agreed. I'm willing to give the President a break on spending, illegals, prescription drugs, etc. But if he renews the AWB, I'll be sitting out this election.
  • Unemployment rate dips to 5.6%; 112,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in January

    02/06/2004 6:59:51 AM PST · 56 of 137
    RAT_Poison to JohnHuang2
    Anecdotal evidence: I live in Southeastern Michigan, where employment is heavily industrial due to the auto industry. One of my friends lost his job working for an auto supplier and found a new job in less than four weeks working for another supplier. This is in an area where the local unemployment rate is greater than 10%.

    Further anecdotal evidence: I met with a new customer yesterday who is one of the largest, if not the largest, manufacturer of industrial robots in the U.S. They told me that January, which is normally a very slow month for them, was one of the busiest Januaries they've had in their history. This tells me that factories are receiving orders for goods and they are either adding robots to meet production or they are upgrading to new robots for increased productivity. I see this as a sign of greater economic activity that will be reflected in upcoming months.

    Finally, on one of my favorite business shows - CNBC's Kudlow & Kramer - Jim Kramer, an unabashed Democrat (but also a capitalist), recently declared that in an economic recovery from recession, historically, jobs are added to the economy one year after interest rates reach their lowest level. Kramer said interest rates reached their lowest level in March 2003 so the economy should start adding jobs at a greater pace in March 2004. It looks like we're on our way there. This does not bode well for the Rats in the upcoming election.

  • French Expert Sees Imminent Space Warfare

    02/01/2004 6:25:51 AM PST · 13 of 27
    RAT_Poison to Lazamataz
    All the more reason to sell arms to the Chinese. /sarcasm
  • Kerry pledges to end island's 'creed of greed' within 500 days [Bermuda tax shelters]

    01/26/2004 3:38:51 PM PST · 21 of 31
    RAT_Poison to george wythe
    I wonder what the Founding Fathers' view of this would be. Would they view the refusal to pay punishingly high tax rates as "unpatriotic?" Another thing, do corporations really pay taxes? Aren't all taxes ultimately paid by the consumer? Therefore, by raising taxes on corporations, aren't the politicians really playing a shell game at the expense of the consumers (us)?
  • Two Found Shot Dead Near US Plane Crash in Colombia

    02/14/2003 3:02:05 PM PST · 31 of 87
    RAT_Poison to AppyPappy
    Sorry, but if heroin was legalized tomorrow it wouldn't make me want to take it any more than I do now. The same for goes for all other drugs. Cigarettes are legal but I don't smoke. Alcohol is legal yet I'm not an alcoholic. I agree with a previous post - if there's a demand, someone will meet the supply, whether or not it's legal.
  • Gold nears $380 ahead of Powell speech (six year high)

    02/04/2003 2:13:09 PM PST · 14 of 20
    RAT_Poison to RCW2001
    The price of gold is interesting, indeed. But what about the price of platinum. What are the prospects for the price of platinum based on a long term supply/demand ratio?
  • 'Chemical Ali' thrives on genocide - Are U.S. Troops His Next Target?

    01/18/2003 7:37:29 AM PST · 9 of 20
    RAT_Poison to Happy2BMe
    The anti-war protesting a$$holes want us to leave these people alone????
  • North Korea escalates nuclear crisis

    11/02/2002 11:58:31 AM PST · 3 of 8
    RAT_Poison to knighthawk
    Strike first. Strike decisively.
  • The Dirty Little Secret

    11/02/2002 9:41:36 AM PST · 5 of 30
    RAT_Poison to WaterDragon
    Perhaps THE ulterior motive for both parties continuing to allow massive immigration?

    11/02/2002 9:27:09 AM PST · 3 of 88
    RAT_Poison to madfly
    2. If the vessel continues to approach, have one missile (fired by either ship or air) detonate about 50 yards in front of said vessel with the words "last warning" to follow.

    3. If vessel persists, aim for the midsection of said vessel with similar missile, document results.

    I mentioned this at work this week when we were discussing the illegal alien Haitians and what we should do to protect our borders. My suggestion didn't involve a missile, though. I suggested that the Coast Guard (or Navy) fire their 3-inch deck gun or deck mounted .50 cal. machine gun across the bow of the vessel. If this does not deter the captain of the vessel from entering our waters, use the deck gun or machine gun to rip a hole in the hull of their ship and sink it. Film the sinking of the ship and televise it and let it serve as a warning to others who may attempt such foolishness that we mean business and we WILL protect our borders. Everyone at the office agreed with me. No one disagreed. I doubt, however, that those in charge have the b@lls to do this. They would be too worried about what the rest of the world thinks. F--k the rest of the world, is what I say. Secure our borders now.

  • Illegal Aliens: Congress Has Legitimized Illegal Behavior By Rewarding It

    10/31/2002 3:03:32 PM PST · 20 of 26
    RAT_Poison to MissAmericanPie
    I sent the White House an e-mail this week. Following are my suggestions that I sent to President Bush. I thought that most of these would have been pure common sense after 9/11, but I guess not.

    1. Deploy the military or National Guard on the U.S./Mexico border. We have the resources to deploy our troops all over the world, so why can't we use them to secure our borders?

    2. Round up and deport every illegal alien in the country. Why wasn't this done immediately after 9/11?

    3. Take the photographs and fingerprints of the illegal aliens currently in the country and of those who try to enter the country illegally. Make it a law that anyone who tries to enter the country illegally will NEVER be eligible for citizenship. This is the purpose of taking the photographs and fingerprints - to make sure that those who have already broken the law will never get another chance to break the law again.

    4. Punish corporations who use illegal aliens for a cheap source of labor.

    5. Place a moratorium on all immigration for a minimum of three years. This will allow assimilation of the 11 million immigrants who came to our country in the 1990s.

    6. After the moratorium period has expired, allow legal immigration at the rate of 250,000 per year.

    7. End the practice of giving citizenship automatically to the children of illegal aliens who are born in the United States.

    8. Eliminate the Immigration and Naturalization Service. They are useless and are responsible for the deaths of hundreds, if not thousands, of American citizens.

    9. End special treatment of Cubans who arrive on our shores illegally.

    10. NO amnesty for ANY illegal aliens currently in the country. Deport all of them. This includes illegal aliens from Mexico and any other country. Don't discriminate - deport them all.