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Stuart G

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Member since: Tue Dec 18, 2007, 12:07 PM
Number of posts: 18,801

About Me

I thought I knew a lot, and I found out... how little I knew about what I know. And how much more there is to learn, if I listen and read what others have to say.

Journal Archives

Colbert to CNN and Fox News.."You Suck at News"

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/06/colbert-cable-news-supreme-court.php?ref=fpnewsfeed

Worth watching to get a laugh...(not up at YouTube yet)

David Taintor-June 29, 2012, 9:05 AM7563
Stephen Colbert was so dumbfounded by the erroneous cable news reports on the Supreme Court’s health care ruling, he doused himself with water, electrocuted himself with a toaster and submitted to a slap in the face.

“The individual mandate has been struck down. It has been struck down,” Fox News’ Stuart Varney declared shortly after the court’s decision.

“No. It. Has. Not,” Colbert responded. “You. Suck. At. News.”


Homeless Students Top One Million, U.S. Says, Leaving Advocates 'Horrified'

Huffington Post:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/28/homeless-students-us_n_1635709.html

Back in November of 2005, Diane Nilan had what she now concedes may have struck some people as a “crazy notion.” She’d been working as advocate for homeless families in Illinois, getting frustrated by the glacial pace of political and bureaucratic change, when she decided to sell her town house, buy a Gulfstream motor home, and set out on the road to talk to homeless families living around the country. She drove to Pensacola, Fla., and then to Lafayette, La., and then to a tiny town in Texas, where she met a little boy who had been abandoned by his mother. She spoke with homeless children and their families at campsites and motels and shelters, and filmed them in an attempt to share what she learned.

Since then, she's become one of the country's most prominent experts on family homelessness, logging 148,000 miles and talking to families in about 30 states. So she wasn't entirely surprised when she heard the latest bleak statistic: 1 million homeless students in America, according to a report released by the Department of Education this week. Talking to the families of such students, she said, she hears "the same story time after time. Lost their job, had some medical problems, things fell apart, boom, boom, boom. Now they're living in shelters or motels."

U.S. Education Department reported that, for the first time, the number of homeless students in America topped one million by the end of the 2010-2011 school year. These kids live in shelters and on the streets, and increasingly in hotels and on the couches of friends and relatives. On one hotel-lined stretch of highway -- a road leading to Disney World -- Nilan heard of schools where there are as many as 25 homeless students in classes of 28. The government report said 1,065,794 homeless kids were enrolled in schools in the 2010-2011 school year, an increase of 13 percent from the previous year and 57 percent since the start of the recession in 2007.
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Another national tragedy that adds shame to the United States. How can this be?

It takes a hell of a long time to get something complicated into public understanding.

The Afordable Care Act is, well, pretty complicated. So, perhaps after today's ruling, more of the people who don't know a thing
about it except they hate it, will get to know it ain't so bad. Yes, it gives the insurance idiots more money, but it will save lives. And I hate the insurance companies too..But it will save lives, and it is already being implemented as opposed to being proposed as single payer is now a proposal.........And it passed the House of Representatives..by 2 or 3 votes. One rep in Michigan gave up his career after he changed his vote.

People who couldn't get health care, will get it. Better than what they had before, which is nothing. (we know about pre existing conditions.. Many working poor adults may see care for the first time, perhaps. If the word gets out ..somehow. I think it is a good thing for most of us. I hope that it helps people just to live better and more healthy lives. At least I can hope..

Rand Paul, Declaring Health Law Constitutional, 'Doesn't Make It So'

Raw Story

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/06/28/rand-paul-court-declaring-health-law-constitutional-doesnt-make-it-so/

Tea party-backed Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) isn’t willing to give the United States Supreme Court the final say on whether or not President Barack Obama’s health care reform law is constitutional.

In a statement posted to his website on Thursday after the court declared the that law did not violate the U.S. Constitution, Paul rejected the court’s authority.

“Just because a couple people on the Supreme Court declare something to be ‘constitutional’ does not make it so,” Paul insisted. “The whole thing remains unconstitutional.”

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I guess Rand is stupider than I thought. Even I know that the Supreme Court Makes the laws..It just does....So in 1893, in Plessy vs
Ferguson, the Supreme Court ruled "separate but equal" is the law (so segregation was codified in many laws)..and in l954 in Brown vs Board of Ed..it said that "separate but equal" is not the law...So out it came..slowly but it was illegal..

That is what the Supreme court does. Rand Paul doesn't know shit. Of course he doesn't like the call today, but last week he probably liked the call about corporations are..."people" {overturning Montana Law) and can donate cash to him. He is an asshole. All of us know more than him. You don't like the word Ass****? Well Rand would do away with social security as we know it. and medicare too. I just had an operation that cost $150,000, and I couldn't afford it without medicare.. So, it is the law, Rand is an ass**** and medicare is ok with me. And it is cconstitutional...FU** Him





Question? Do you want a "Blue Dog Dem", or a "Teabagger Nut Case"???

Joe Donnelly a so called "Blue Dog", is running for Senate against the nutcase who said that employers could refuse to cover cancer
as part of health insurance.. It looked at the beginning of the year, that no Democrat would stand a chance against Lugar. Well,
the pukes defeated Lugar, and got this nutcase...don't know his name..don't care about his name..he is nuts..

Joe has a real chance in this once safe puke seat. No strong liberal would , but this guy might win.
Yes, he is blue dog ..and just voted
against Holder..but the chances are most votes as a Senator would be with us. If he wins, and there is an unexpected loss, then he would help us hold on to the Senate. What do you think? He could make the difference between majority and minority. It isn't what most of us want, but then, loosing the Senate would be far worse. At least in my opinion..

Every once in a while, I get something correct. So

So, last Monday in the afternoon. I posted about a Sclia rage, and said that maybe that rage was because he lost the
healthcare fight. More of a question than anything. But for once a prediction of mine was correct:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1002855421

It is rare indeed. I was the fellow that posted. that BP would go broke after the Gulf spill.,,,sure...

More recently, I posted that Scott Walker would be indicted a week after his recall election Yea, I was wrong there too.

So, maybe it wouldn't be out of line to mention that if you hit the link you will see the OP. and it was edited once on Monday and that is all..
Even a 200 hitter gets a hit one in five...

I am totally against a boycott...NO BOCOTT..here is why..

HERE IS WHY.. from the Old DU board..iT IS SHOWN TO PROVE I TRIED IT..

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=439x533489

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.I tried it in two places.
.Here and at an old Ed Shultz board..here is what I found out:

Many of the Koch Bros products are made in union shops..Fair wages and benefits.
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The brothers would like nothing more for an
excuse to drop the unions and go to non union..a successful boycott would be such an excuse..They are so wealthy, it really wouldn't
make such a difference to them, but to those that lost their union jobs, in exchange for cheeper non union workers..well that is
another story...Therefore a boycott is a waste of time, and will hurt those who matter the most

That is what I found out, and I am against it for those reasons..end of rant..(I was schooled on this at the Ed Shultz board by a couple of very knowledgable union guys) .........

that is my opinion..

Has Scalia forshadowed Health Care Outcome..??

Scalia raged against Obama and immigration..here:

Talking Points Memo

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/06/justice-scalia-rages-against-obama-on-immigration.php?ref=fpnewsfeed

I recall and someone can find it he raged against the health care reform..using terrible and hateful language..
Vicious attacks..I think it was in May..i am not sure..But if it was in May..according to some, maybe more recent...like early June, then the verdict was in..was he letting off steam for a lost verdict, like the link above???

Probably not..but it is worth adding a little bit of hope to this discusion...

This is about" Hope" Thousands participate in this video.

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Art from Duct Tape and other Colored Tapes...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/23/multipraktik-collective-tape-art_n_1613427.html
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