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Elmo Cleghorn

Posted 11:54 am, 10/24/2012

I think the wealthy should not be demonized due to their wealth. The problem is when the wealthy use their power to suck off every last nickel they can get their hands on from those with less than themselves In a area like Wilkes they pay people just enough so they can get to work the next week. It's is an old approach that worked in the past and will continue to work in the future.

kidsfirst4

Posted 11:10 am, 10/24/2012

Why should the RICH keep getting RICHER! & the rest of us struggle? Even if they raise the taxes on the RICH they will just have more right off's, so let the rest of us poor to middle class have a chance. What really sucks in the state of North Carolina if you have any problems on your credit report. It makes it even harder to get a job. It also raises your insurance, raises problems for us. I just wish the people would stop and give us a CHANCE And allow us to work regardless of our financial problems... But NO all jobs out there are for the people with money!

Umpire

Posted 4:21 pm, 10/23/2012

BARELY GETTING BY? YOU ARE LISTENING TO FOX BUSINESS TO MUCH.

StirringStick78

Posted 4:13 pm, 10/23/2012

The stock market may be doubled but companies like that are still barely getting by. So you're saying forget those that still need the cuts and let them go under too? Are you truely this obtuse??

Umpire

Posted 3:48 pm, 10/23/2012

THE STOCK MARKET HAS DOUBLED SINCE OBAMA TOOK OFFICE. SEEMS LIKE THEY HAVE WEATHERED IT PRETTY GOOD. BUT YOU REPUBLICANS ARE NOT HAPPY WITH THAT, YOU JUST WANT MORE.

StirringStick78

Posted 3:44 pm, 10/23/2012

The larger font and all caps just emphasizes your utter stupidity.

StirringStick78

Posted 3:37 pm, 10/23/2012

Of coarse, end the cuts and cut the throats of the companies that have stayed and weathered this out so far. You're brilliant!!!!

Umpire

Posted 3:35 pm, 10/23/2012

IS THAT WHY THE RICH CANNOT INVEST HERE?


WELL IF THAT IS THE CASE IT IS TIME TO END THE BUSH TAX CUTS THAT THEY RECEIVED FOR THAT VERY PURPOSE.

StirringStick78

Posted 3:29 pm, 10/23/2012

Its not trickle down you idiot, its common MATH!! Cold, hard, unforgiving, truthful, math. The reason the rich aren't creating jobs here now is the same reason my old employer has **** near went under. Instead of furniture companies buying his goods at $6 a yard "for example", they could, after NAFTA, buy china made fabric that looked nearly the same (because copyright laws do not apply to them), made by cheap labor, then shipped for near nothing with minimum import/export taxes to be paid on said fabric, and only have about $4 a yard in it. That's why the rich can't invest here.

2rightawrong

Posted 3:14 pm, 10/23/2012

Why do the liberals detest others having money? They have such a disdain for those who have worked hard toward their own wealth creation. Read the following story and see it it will help you to understand. I sure hope it does because as it was stated earlier, it really is simple.

The ant works hard, in the withering heat, all summer long.
He builds his house and stores supplies for the winter.


The grasshopper thinks that the ant is a fool.
He laughs, dances and plays the summer away, preparing nothing for the coming winter.


Winter comes, the ant is safe and warm.


The shivering grasshopper calls a press conference and demands to know why the ant should be allowed to be warm and fed, while others are cold and starving!


CBS, NBC, ABC & CNN show up to provide pictures of shivering grasshoppers, next to a video of an ant in his comfortable home, with a table filled with food.

America is stunned by the sharp contrast! How can this be, that in a country of such wealth, this poor
grasshopper is allowed to suffer this way?


Kermit the Frog appears on Oprah & with the grasshopper.
Everyone cries when they sing "It's Not Easy Being Green".


Jesse Jackson stages a demonstration in front of the ant's house, where the news stations film the group singing "We Shall Overcome".


Jesse then has the group pray for the grasshopper's sake, and reminds the group to contribute to his group, so that he can "continue the fight" for grasshoppers, everywhere!

Al Sharpton and Al Gore exclaimed, in an interview with Tom Brokaw, that the ant has gotten rich, off the back of the poor grasshopper!
Both call for an immediate tax hike, to make the ant pay "his fair share"!


Finally, the EEOC drafts the "Economic Equity For Grasshoppers Act", retroactive to the beginning of the summer.

The ant is fined for failing to hire the proportionate number of green bugs and, having nothing left to pay his retroactive taxes, his house is confiscated by the government.

Hillary Clinton gets her old law firm to represent the grasshopper, in a defamation suit against the ant.


The case is tried in federal court, with a jury comprised of unemployed welfare recipients. Surprise! The ant loses the case!

The story ends, as we see the grasshopper finishing up the last bits of the ant's food, while the government house he lives in (which happens to be the ant's old house) crumbles around him, due to lack of maintenance!

The ant has disappeared in the snow.
The grasshopper is found, dead, in a drug-related incident.



The house, now abandoned, is taken over by a gang of spiders, who terrorize this once-peaceful neighborhood.

The moral of this version? Don't vote for Democrats or liberals.

kenc

Posted 3:02 pm, 10/23/2012

The wealthy have most of the money now, why aren't they creating jobs ?

kenc

Posted 2:52 pm, 10/23/2012

Ok then , we'd be fine if Romney were to win . ( fat chance ) Fat chance of the old trickle down economy working.

2rightawrong

Posted 2:49 pm, 10/23/2012

Well stated stirringstick!!!

A poor man never hired anyone! These ultra liberal, socialistic, welfare grabbing, dems will never understand this simple truth. They think they can redistribute prosperity for all by taking more from the one who works and risks his own capital and give to the one who won't work or take chances. It really is simple arithmatic. Again...well stated.

StirringStick78

Posted 2:27 pm, 10/23/2012

Why do the obumba followers pi$$ and cry about rich people?? Who owns the buisnesses that hire and pay all the middle class people?? The rich guy!! Why not give him a little tax break, he'll then be able to afford more people to pay middle class wages to. How do people not realize this? I worked for an independent buisness owner that manufactured upholstry, Clinton killed us!! Not Bush!! NAFTA ruined our buisness.. Bush did save a lot of our jobs by giving rich guys like my boss tax breaks. You cannot grow the middle class by choking the upper class!! Its first grade mathmatics.

mommotwo

Posted 2:21 pm, 10/23/2012

The eating dog thing is totally relevant. It explains a lot. Have you ate at a school lunch room lately? Kudo's to Mrs. Obama for trying to keep our kids healthy, but it's horrible. What's worse is they want to be able to dictate what I can pack for my child. Don't tell me how to feed my kids if your mama let you eat dog.

taxed2death

Posted 2:19 pm, 10/23/2012

Ump has no idea what he's saying other than some lie. He does this so he can go back and remind himself which lie he is telling at the moment.

smokerking

Posted 2:16 pm, 10/23/2012

Geez, what is up with the constant caps and giant font?

kenc

Posted 2:07 pm, 10/23/2012

MrsMalley Obama can't run in 2016, but since Romney has been running for years he will .

Umpire

Posted 2:06 pm, 10/23/2012

UNLIKE YOU IDIOTS TRYING TO PULL SOMETHING UP THAT HAPPENED IN INDONESIA BACK IN THE 1960'S.

taxed2death

Posted 2:05 pm, 10/23/2012

Smokerking its the liberals grasping at anything they can.

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