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Read Mark 12:41-44 or Luke 21:1-4 and see if that will explain the meaning of "sacrifice" and why the amount is totally irrelevant in whether or not it is a "burden".

 

 


I don't think Mark said that one could discharge his personal responsibilities by voting for pols who promise to seize the property of some and distribute it to others. 


 


Gee, could that be because Mark did not have the ability to pick who would be Caesar? Now we do "pick Caesar" and by selecting those who use the power of Government we give them to act in total opposition to what our Lord told US to do means we have totally rejected His teaching. There's a few verses that explain why that's a bad idea in the very long run, but you already know that.

 

You really need to learn the difference between money and wealth and how one takes FULL possition of either. (HINT: it involves paying the TAXES)


Now....follow the stream....Smiley Frustrated The following is my response:

 

I understand the whole we all must pay our taxes and obey the law. I never indicated that we should confiscate an innocent persons assets but, I do feel the current tax brackets and loop holes surely indicates that if you have the money, than there is a way to keep it from being taxed by the same equal rate of the lower class people, no? Now, if we are talking about let's say, the Manafort case, his monies was obtained illegally and therefore should be confiscated and used properly by the government, no?


I have seen no argument against the graduated income tax in this discussion.

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@Olderscout66 wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

@Controlled42010 wrote:

 

 

Read Mark 12:41-44 or Luke 21:1-4 and see if that will explain the meaning of "sacrifice" and why the amount is totally irrelevant in whether or not it is a "burden".

 

 


I don't think Mark said that one could discharge his personal responsibilities by voting for pols who promise to seize the property of some and distribute it to others. 


 


Gee, could that be because Mark did not have the ability to pick who would be Caesar? Now we do "pick Caesar" and by selecting those who use the power of Government we give them to act in total opposition to what our Lord told US to do means we have totally rejected His teaching. There's a few verses that explain why that's a bad idea in the very long run, but you already know that.

 

You really need to learn the difference between money and wealth and how one takes FULL possition of either. (HINT: it involves paying the TAXES)


What makes you think that biblical references are collective rather than individual?

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@rk9152   smh....okay....whatever that means!

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@rk9152  The section of that particular post you have referred to as my post, is a quote from all of the previous quotes.  Which, btw, was actually from your post.  Nice try but wrong!

 

My actual post, which was at the very beginning was:  "I've waited to see it but it didn't appear.  I was amused that the books and certain verses were taken and used.  Mark and Luke but the book of Matthew was not mentioned or the verse 42-43 from Chapter 25 were not mentioned.  I pondered and have pondered on this...but God help me, it definitely needed to be inserted.  Hmm??? Smiley Frustrated I have to also report to my Higher Powers."

 

So nice cut and paste or whatever but next time, please use the right quotes when quoting me. Thanks  Smiley Surprised


It wasn't a cut and paste. It was just a shortening of your post. We have some posters who have a hissy fit if the get too long.

 

So, consider my comments to be in response to the words in your post, not to you.

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@Olderscout66 wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

@Controlled42010 wrote:

 

 

Read Mark 12:41-44 or Luke 21:1-4 and see if that will explain the meaning of "sacrifice" and why the amount is totally irrelevant in whether or not it is a "burden".

 

 


I don't think Mark said that one could discharge his personal responsibilities by voting for pols who promise to seize the property of some and distribute it to others. 


 


Gee, could that be because Mark did not have the ability to pick who would be Caesar? Now we do "pick Caesar" and by selecting those who use the power of Government we give them to act in total opposition to what our Lord told US to do means we have totally rejected His teaching. There's a few verses that explain why that's a bad idea in the very long run, but you already know that.

 

You really need to learn the difference between money and wealth and how one takes FULL possition of either. (HINT: it involves paying the TAXES)


Now....follow the stream....Smiley Frustrated The following is my response:

 

I understand the whole we all must pay our taxes and obey the law. I never indicated that we should confiscate an innocent persons assets but, I do feel the current tax brackets and loop holes surely indicates that if you have the money, than there is a way to keep it from being taxed by the same equal rate of the lower class people, no? Now, if we are talking about let's say, the Manafort case, his monies was obtained illegally and therefore should be confiscated and used properly by the government, no?

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@rk9152 wrote:

@Controlled42010 wrote:

 

 

Read Mark 12:41-44 or Luke 21:1-4 and see if that will explain the meaning of "sacrifice" and why the amount is totally irrelevant in whether or not it is a "burden".

 

 


I don't think Mark said that one could discharge his personal responsibilities by voting for pols who promise to seize the property of some and distribute it to others. 


 


Gee, could that be because Mark did not have the ability to pick who would be Caesar? Now we do "pick Caesar" and by selecting those who use the power of Government we give them to act in total opposition to what our Lord told US to do means we have totally rejected His teaching. There's a few verses that explain why that's a bad idea in the very long run, but you already know that.

 

You really need to learn the difference between money and wealth and how one takes FULL possition of either. (HINT: it involves paying the TAXES)

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@rk9152  The section of that particular post you have referred to as my post, is a quote from all of the previous quotes.  Which, btw, was actually from your post.  Nice try but wrong!

 

My actual post, which was at the very beginning was:  "I've waited to see it but it didn't appear.  I was amused that the books and certain verses were taken and used.  Mark and Luke but the book of Matthew was not mentioned or the verse 42-43 from Chapter 25 were not mentioned.  I pondered and have pondered on this...but God help me, it definitely needed to be inserted.  Hmm??? Smiley Frustrated I have to also report to my Higher Powers."

 

So nice cut and paste or whatever but next time, please use the right quotes when quoting me. Thanks  Smiley Surprised

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I think you nailed it Gordy. She has the guts to say what much of the media wants the Dems to come out of the closet and say.

 

Combine that with her natural flamboyance and it is no surprise that she is getting the headlines.

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@Controlled42010 wrote:

 

 

Read Mark 12:41-44 or Luke 21:1-4 and see if that will explain the meaning of "sacrifice" and why the amount is totally irrelevant in whether or not it is a "burden".

 

 


I don't think Mark said that one could discharge his personal responsibilities by voting for pols who promise to seize the property of some and distribute it to others. 


 

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is already making enemies in the House Democratic Caucus — and some of its members are mounting an operation to bring the anti-establishment, democratic socialist with 2.2 million Twitter followers into the fold.
She’s barely been in Congress a week and she is better known than almost any other House member other than Nancy Pelosi. A media throng follows her every move, and she can command a national audience practically at will.


Ocasio-Cortez is an enigma to most House Democrats. She’s very friendly in person, chatting up fellow lawmakers and security workers in the Capitol as she’s tailed by admirers and reporters.
Then they see the Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter, where she frequently snaps at critics and occasionally at fellow Democrats.


Two House Democratic sources compared her use of Twitter to Donald Trump’s.


Just as congressional Republicans constantly withhold criticism of the president out of fear he’ll unleash a tweet at them, some Democrats have done the same with Ocasio-Cortez.
“People are afraid of her,” said one senior Democratic aide.


Ocasio-Cortez’s willingness to take on her party establishment with unconventional guerrilla tactics is what got her here. It’s earned her icon status on the progressive left, it’s where the 29-year-old freshman derives her power — and, by every indication, it’s how she thinks she can pull the Democratic Party in her direction.


Some Democrats are hoping to coax her into using her star power to unite Democrats and turn her fire on Republicans.

“I’m sure Ms. Cortez means well, but there’s almost an outstanding rule: Don’t attack your own people,” said Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.).


“She’s new here, feeling her way around,” added Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.). “She doesn’t understand how the place works yet.”


But Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the former head of the House Progressive Caucus, said Democrats should probably get used to Ocasio-Cortez.
She’s “going to force some of the members to have to align with or against her,” he said. “In that sense, I would assume that can be irritating to some.”
“Maybe it’s the aunt or uncle you didn’t want to invite to the wedding,” Grijalva added, but Ocasio-Cortez “is part of the family.”

 


Yeah the Good Ole Girl & Boy Archaic System that exists in the House - needs to be destroyed - its modeled after the Mafia & the English Monarchy

 

It's got nothing to do with your Competentcy or if you're ideas are the best

 

It's only has to do with how long you've been doing something even if all you've been doing is treading water and patronizing the people who've been taking up space ahead of you

 

What had Clyburn or Hoyer contributed to the good of the Country?

 

There aren't many Americans outside of their Districts who've ever heard of either one of them

 

Everyone has heard of AOC -

 

Even The Trump Cult Members on this Forum have started multiple threads about her because they are so scared

 

The Democratic Party needs a good Flushing Out - too many Dinosaurs that do nothing more than take up space - most of them are just dead weight

 

I hope 2020 eliminates a few more like Capuano & Crowley

 

 

 

 

 

 

( " If I do not believe as you believe, it proves that you do not believe as I believe, and this is all that it proves. Sam Adams )

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