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Author Topic: Biden's Cascade of Failure!  (Read 4081 times)

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #15 on: October 16, 2021, 09:34:00 PM »
The Buttgieg thing is awful no doubt, but this country is so far beyond giving a damn about whether a CIA face shows up for his do-nothing job.

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2021, 10:56:31 PM »
I feel like if you're the head of an agency during a national crisis you need to be all hands on deck.

I also think people giving him grief for taking paternity leave are being unfair. Have you tried raising a newborn? Six weeks to figure your life out goes by in an eye blink.

  ....Well, the line I always get is how much sacrifice is involved in public service.  He was not recovering from giving birth.  He has a partner who was not recovering either, so...it makes sense the partner could do the day to day and this guy could I dont know...maybe address the crisis?   I am completely missing the sacrifice and what I see is a dude not doing a job he is probably being paid well for (looked it up...221k a year, and this fucker has missed 2 months of that year, though i am sure he will be paid in full). 

   This is so very much a "let them eat cake" look that it is beyond the point of smoothing it over from an optics point of view.
You really have a problem with maternity/paternity leave?

  Yes.  When one parent is 100 percent available time wise and the other is in charge of a department facing a national crisis...damn right I am.   

  I have had 2 kids.  My wife took leave to recover and see to the infant needs the first couple months, while I went back to work the next day.  I see NO REASON why a dude with such a heavy NATIONAL responsibility could not do the exact same thing.
What responsibilities? I'm sure the transportation department is organized so it can keep on running without anyone at the top, so the only real job a transportation secretary has is to serve as the face, and maybe to slightly the lead given by Congress and the President.

  Well, that motherfucker is collecting 221k a year in salary.   So If its as you say, and a nothing job, he can get nothing pay, and take all the paternity leave he wants.
It's a reward, not a job. You seem to be relying on an archaic notions like a "worth ethic" or "earning a living".

And 221K is a pittance compared to the legal/not legal access/information/nepotism/retirement jobs that turns everyone in senior government positions into multi deca millionaires.

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #17 on: October 16, 2021, 11:23:33 PM »
I feel like if you're the head of an agency during a national crisis you need to be all hands on deck.

I also think people giving him grief for taking paternity leave are being unfair. Have you tried raising a newborn? Six weeks to figure your life out goes by in an eye blink.

  ....Well, the line I always get is how much sacrifice is involved in public service.  He was not recovering from giving birth.  He has a partner who was not recovering either, so...it makes sense the partner could do the day to day and this guy could I dont know...maybe address the crisis?   I am completely missing the sacrifice and what I see is a dude not doing a job he is probably being paid well for (looked it up...221k a year, and this fucker has missed 2 months of that year, though i am sure he will be paid in full). 

   This is so very much a "let them eat cake" look that it is beyond the point of smoothing it over from an optics point of view.
You really have a problem with maternity/paternity leave?

  Yes.  When one parent is 100 percent available time wise and the other is in charge of a department facing a national crisis...damn right I am.   

  I have had 2 kids.  My wife took leave to recover and see to the infant needs the first couple months, while I went back to work the next day.  I see NO REASON why a dude with such a heavy NATIONAL responsibility could not do the exact same thing.
What responsibilities? I'm sure the transportation department is organized so it can keep on running without anyone at the top, so the only real job a transportation secretary has is to serve as the face, and maybe to slightly the lead given by Congress and the President.

  Well, that motherfucker is collecting 221k a year in salary.   So If its as you say, and a nothing job, he can get nothing pay, and take all the paternity leave he wants.
The job has benefits in addition to a salary. Maternity/paternity leave is one of those benefits. Are you suggesting he shouldn't have that benefit because he's male?

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #18 on: October 17, 2021, 06:40:17 AM »
I feel like if you're the head of an agency during a national crisis you need to be all hands on deck.

I also think people giving him grief for taking paternity leave are being unfair. Have you tried raising a newborn? Six weeks to figure your life out goes by in an eye blink.

  ....Well, the line I always get is how much sacrifice is involved in public service.  He was not recovering from giving birth.  He has a partner who was not recovering either, so...it makes sense the partner could do the day to day and this guy could I dont know...maybe address the crisis?   I am completely missing the sacrifice and what I see is a dude not doing a job he is probably being paid well for (looked it up...221k a year, and this fucker has missed 2 months of that year, though i am sure he will be paid in full). 

   This is so very much a "let them eat cake" look that it is beyond the point of smoothing it over from an optics point of view.
You really have a problem with maternity/paternity leave?

  Yes.  When one parent is 100 percent available time wise and the other is in charge of a department facing a national crisis...damn right I am.   

  I have had 2 kids.  My wife took leave to recover and see to the infant needs the first couple months, while I went back to work the next day.  I see NO REASON why a dude with such a heavy NATIONAL responsibility could not do the exact same thing.
What responsibilities? I'm sure the transportation department is organized so it can keep on running without anyone at the top, so the only real job a transportation secretary has is to serve as the face, and maybe to slightly the lead given by Congress and the President.

  Well, that motherfucker is collecting 221k a year in salary.   So If its as you say, and a nothing job, he can get nothing pay, and take all the paternity leave he wants.
The job has benefits in addition to a salary. Maternity/paternity leave is one of those benefits. Are you suggesting he shouldn't have that benefit because he's male?
  I am suggesting NO ONE with a cabinet position, which means a job that often lasts 2 years, and usually max 4 years, should have that benefit, at that salary.    Now as I said, if he would like to sacrifice in public service and do that job for free, he can have all the paternity leave he wants.

  edited to add: but I do feel if you DID NOT recover physically from child birth I do not understand the missing work for 2 months with pay when you have an able body at home to take care of the kid.   Now if the boss says it is a perk of the job...well the thing is, this is a job paid by tax payers, not the noble lords and ladies of DC.  I think if you are going to serve the tax payers, your ass better function in some way similar to what most tax payers do regarding your work/life.  Not like a lord or lady.
« Last Edit: October 17, 2021, 06:43:33 AM by oggsmash »

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #19 on: October 17, 2021, 10:58:08 AM »
The usurper regime has no failed policies. There have been no mistakes. Everything that's happening is happening on purpose. This isn't incompetence. It's a deliberate step by step plan to destroy this nation.
Quite right. All of it is intentional.


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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2021, 11:36:07 AM »
I feel like if you're the head of an agency during a national crisis you need to be all hands on deck.

I also think people giving him grief for taking paternity leave are being unfair. Have you tried raising a newborn? Six weeks to figure your life out goes by in an eye blink.

  ....Well, the line I always get is how much sacrifice is involved in public service.  He was not recovering from giving birth.  He has a partner who was not recovering either, so...it makes sense the partner could do the day to day and this guy could I dont know...maybe address the crisis?   I am completely missing the sacrifice and what I see is a dude not doing a job he is probably being paid well for (looked it up...221k a year, and this fucker has missed 2 months of that year, though i am sure he will be paid in full). 

   This is so very much a "let them eat cake" look that it is beyond the point of smoothing it over from an optics point of view.
You really have a problem with maternity/paternity leave?

  Yes.  When one parent is 100 percent available time wise and the other is in charge of a department facing a national crisis...damn right I am.   

  I have had 2 kids.  My wife took leave to recover and see to the infant needs the first couple months, while I went back to work the next day.  I see NO REASON why a dude with such a heavy NATIONAL responsibility could not do the exact same thing.
What responsibilities? I'm sure the transportation department is organized so it can keep on running without anyone at the top, so the only real job a transportation secretary has is to serve as the face, and maybe to slightly the lead given by Congress and the President.

  Well, that motherfucker is collecting 221k a year in salary.   So If its as you say, and a nothing job, he can get nothing pay, and take all the paternity leave he wants.
The job has benefits in addition to a salary. Maternity/paternity leave is one of those benefits. Are you suggesting he shouldn't have that benefit because he's male?
  I am suggesting NO ONE with a cabinet position, which means a job that often lasts 2 years, and usually max 4 years, should have that benefit, at that salary.    Now as I said, if he would like to sacrifice in public service and do that job for free, he can have all the paternity leave he wants.

  edited to add: but I do feel if you DID NOT recover physically from child birth I do not understand the missing work for 2 months with pay when you have an able body at home to take care of the kid.   Now if the boss says it is a perk of the job...well the thing is, this is a job paid by tax payers, not the noble lords and ladies of DC.  I think if you are going to serve the tax payers, your ass better function in some way similar to what most tax payers do regarding your work/life.  Not like a lord or lady.
Physical recovery isn't the primary purpose of the leave at all. The primary point is bonding with the new addition to the family. Sorry if you don't like the idea that such benefits exist for all federal positions. Having a job that provides such leave is hardly living "like a lord or lady."

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #21 on: October 17, 2021, 11:39:21 AM »
The usurper regime has no failed policies. There have been no mistakes. Everything that's happening is happening on purpose. This isn't incompetence. It's a deliberate step by step plan to destroy this nation.
Quite right. All of it is intentional.
All part of the "Great Reset".

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2021, 12:10:01 PM »
I've heard it argued (IMO reasonably convincingly) that part of the reason we had extreme, unprecedented, and medically-unnecessary lockdowns last year was to reduce monetary velocity through the economy.

Remember that ~40% of all dollars that exist were created last year with unprecedented money printing. The idea behind this was to keep inflation low (and also, presumably, allow those with early access to those newly minted dollars to buy up more real wealth for lower prices). Hard to say whether the issue we're seeing with ports was part of the plan, but it doesn't really matter to the people at the top since the 0.01% already made trillions of dollars and acquired unprecedented amounts of real tangible wealth.

Only little people have to worry about the price of food going up 50% or basic goods not making it to shelves.


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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2021, 01:00:58 PM »
I've heard it argued (IMO reasonably convincingly) that part of the reason we had extreme, unprecedented, and medically-unnecessary lockdowns last year was to reduce monetary velocity through the economy.

Remember that ~40% of all dollars that exist were created last year with unprecedented money printing. The idea behind this was to keep inflation low (and also, presumably, allow those with early access to those newly minted dollars to buy up more real wealth for lower prices). Hard to say whether the issue we're seeing with ports was part of the plan, but it doesn't really matter to the people at the top since the 0.01% already made trillions of dollars and acquired unprecedented amounts of real tangible wealth.

Only little people have to worry about the price of food going up 50% or basic goods not making it to shelves.
And just remember:

Every one of the people here who sobbed about 'orange man bad'? How Trump was 'destroying our democracy'?

You voted for this.

Have at least the courage to own that natural 1 you rolled.

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #24 on: October 17, 2021, 01:10:44 PM »
I've heard it argued (IMO reasonably convincingly) that part of the reason we had extreme, unprecedented, and medically-unnecessary lockdowns last year was to reduce monetary velocity through the economy.

Remember that ~40% of all dollars that exist were created last year with unprecedented money printing. The idea behind this was to keep inflation low (and also, presumably, allow those with early access to those newly minted dollars to buy up more real wealth for lower prices). Hard to say whether the issue we're seeing with ports was part of the plan, but it doesn't really matter to the people at the top since the 0.01% already made trillions of dollars and acquired unprecedented amounts of real tangible wealth.

Only little people have to worry about the price of food going up 50% or basic goods not making it to shelves.
And just remember:

Every one of the people here who sobbed about 'orange man bad'? How Trump was 'destroying our democracy'?

You voted for this.

Have at least the courage to own that natural 1 you rolled.

You can't expect that level of self-awareness from the useful idiots that voted for Biden. The media is telling them that life is better under Biden, and they believe it. Most of them don't even experience any form of cognitive dissonance, because they simply are not that aware of what's going on around them. Their celebrity idols are happy, the media is happy, and the late-night talk show hosts are happy. That's their whole view of the world. The few of them who do experience cognitive dissonance (from, say, empty store shelves or rising costs) immediately flee into the arms of the media and their celebrity idols, who assure them that it is all the Republicans' fault somehow. And they believe it. Nothing can pierce the bubble they live in.
« Last Edit: October 17, 2021, 01:48:30 PM by Horace »

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #25 on: October 17, 2021, 01:16:09 PM »
I've heard it argued (IMO reasonably convincingly) that part of the reason we had extreme, unprecedented, and medically-unnecessary lockdowns last year was to reduce monetary velocity through the economy.

Remember that ~40% of all dollars that exist were created last year with unprecedented money printing. The idea behind this was to keep inflation low (and also, presumably, allow those with early access to those newly minted dollars to buy up more real wealth for lower prices). Hard to say whether the issue we're seeing with ports was part of the plan, but it doesn't really matter to the people at the top since the 0.01% already made trillions of dollars and acquired unprecedented amounts of real tangible wealth.

Only little people have to worry about the price of food going up 50% or basic goods not making it to shelves.
And just remember:

Every one of the people here who sobbed about 'orange man bad'? How Trump was 'destroying our democracy'?

You voted for this.

Have at least the courage to own that natural 1 you rolled.
Don't make the mistake of assuming that all that felt that Trump was a barely sentient circus peanut voted for Biden.

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #26 on: October 17, 2021, 02:40:45 PM »
I've heard it argued (IMO reasonably convincingly) that part of the reason we had extreme, unprecedented, and medically-unnecessary lockdowns last year was to reduce monetary velocity through the economy.

Remember that ~40% of all dollars that exist were created last year with unprecedented money printing. The idea behind this was to keep inflation low (and also, presumably, allow those with early access to those newly minted dollars to buy up more real wealth for lower prices). Hard to say whether the issue we're seeing with ports was part of the plan, but it doesn't really matter to the people at the top since the 0.01% already made trillions of dollars and acquired unprecedented amounts of real tangible wealth.

Only little people have to worry about the price of food going up 50% or basic goods not making it to shelves.
And just remember:

Every one of the people here who sobbed about 'orange man bad'? How Trump was 'destroying our democracy'?

You voted for this.

Have at least the courage to own that natural 1 you rolled.

Greetings!

They don't care, my friend. They have been brainwashed by Marxism. They hate America, and they rejoice at America's destruction. They gleefully enjoy America being transformed into a Marxist, nanny-state "Utopia".

They are all like filthy, diseased rats.

I've seen countless videos of these fucking morons. Giggling, shrieking, sobbing, they are only capable of repeating Leftist talking points handed to them from Liberal, cock-sucking media. Whenever someone attempts to actually hold a reasonable, adult conversation with them on a particular topic--the vast majority of them merely reveal an abyss of absolute ignorance and twisted, corrupted interpretations of anything, whether it is economics, politics, history, religion, social policy, foreign policy, or whatever.

They are like evil pod-people, infected with a disease of the mind and spirit. Dogs have greater moral values and a better grasp of common sense than Liberal Marxists. ;D

Semper Fidelis,

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #27 on: October 17, 2021, 02:43:54 PM »
The usurper regime has no failed policies. There have been no mistakes. Everything that's happening is happening on purpose. This isn't incompetence. It's a deliberate step by step plan to destroy this nation.

Greetings!

Damn straight it is entirely intentional, my friend!

Fucking disgusting. Our country is so fucked with these scum in charge.

Semper Fidelis,

SHARK
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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #28 on: October 17, 2021, 03:23:27 PM »
I've heard it argued (IMO reasonably convincingly) that part of the reason we had extreme, unprecedented, and medically-unnecessary lockdowns last year was to reduce monetary velocity through the economy.

Remember that ~40% of all dollars that exist were created last year with unprecedented money printing. The idea behind this was to keep inflation low (and also, presumably, allow those with early access to those newly minted dollars to buy up more real wealth for lower prices). Hard to say whether the issue we're seeing with ports was part of the plan, but it doesn't really matter to the people at the top since the 0.01% already made trillions of dollars and acquired unprecedented amounts of real tangible wealth.

Only little people have to worry about the price of food going up 50% or basic goods not making it to shelves.
And just remember:

Every one of the people here who sobbed about 'orange man bad'? How Trump was 'destroying our democracy'?

You voted for this.

Have at least the courage to own that natural 1 you rolled.
It's kind of ironic blaming orange man bad sentiment for the unprecedented monetary inflation last year.

You know, when Trump was president.

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Re: Biden's Cascade of Failure!
« Reply #29 on: October 17, 2021, 04:02:23 PM »
I feel like if you're the head of an agency during a national crisis you need to be all hands on deck.

I also think people giving him grief for taking paternity leave are being unfair. Have you tried raising a newborn? Six weeks to figure your life out goes by in an eye blink.

  ....Well, the line I always get is how much sacrifice is involved in public service.  He was not recovering from giving birth.  He has a partner who was not recovering either, so...it makes sense the partner could do the day to day and this guy could I dont know...maybe address the crisis?   I am completely missing the sacrifice and what I see is a dude not doing a job he is probably being paid well for (looked it up...221k a year, and this fucker has missed 2 months of that year, though i am sure he will be paid in full). 

   This is so very much a "let them eat cake" look that it is beyond the point of smoothing it over from an optics point of view.
You really have a problem with maternity/paternity leave?

  Yes.  When one parent is 100 percent available time wise and the other is in charge of a department facing a national crisis...damn right I am.   

  I have had 2 kids.  My wife took leave to recover and see to the infant needs the first couple months, while I went back to work the next day.  I see NO REASON why a dude with such a heavy NATIONAL responsibility could not do the exact same thing.
What responsibilities? I'm sure the transportation department is organized so it can keep on running without anyone at the top, so the only real job a transportation secretary has is to serve as the face, and maybe to slightly the lead given by Congress and the President.

  Well, that motherfucker is collecting 221k a year in salary.   So If its as you say, and a nothing job, he can get nothing pay, and take all the paternity leave he wants.
The job has benefits in addition to a salary. Maternity/paternity leave is one of those benefits. Are you suggesting he shouldn't have that benefit because he's male?
  I am suggesting NO ONE with a cabinet position, which means a job that often lasts 2 years, and usually max 4 years, should have that benefit, at that salary.    Now as I said, if he would like to sacrifice in public service and do that job for free, he can have all the paternity leave he wants.

  edited to add: but I do feel if you DID NOT recover physically from child birth I do not understand the missing work for 2 months with pay when you have an able body at home to take care of the kid.   Now if the boss says it is a perk of the job...well the thing is, this is a job paid by tax payers, not the noble lords and ladies of DC.  I think if you are going to serve the tax payers, your ass better function in some way similar to what most tax payers do regarding your work/life.  Not like a lord or lady.
Physical recovery isn't the primary purpose of the leave at all. The primary point is bonding with the new addition to the family. Sorry if you don't like the idea that such benefits exist for all federal positions. Having a job that provides such leave is hardly living "like a lord or lady."

   You know damn well what I am talking about.  I am talking about that guy, in that position, during a crisis, being AWOL from his job.   If not, sorry you are a simpering shithead who can not see or understand the obvious.