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Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
For the same reason that most people in CT donít...

For the same reason that most people in CT donít live in the boonies. Many people like to be near a city for restaurants, music, sports, healthcare, etc. I donít think itís the politics of...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
Correct they arenít moving to hillbilly country. ...

Correct they arenít moving to hillbilly country. my Point is this..there are cities that offer all the attractive things that CT offers, at far less cost. Not all southern cities offer a comparable...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
Who would that be exactly? Because people who...

Who would that be exactly? Because people who work and have IRAs and pay taxes, are doing insanely well. Stock market up, unemployment down, tax rates down, companies giving bonuses and raises. ...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
I keep hearing its only trumps base that's...

I keep hearing its only trumps base that's benefiting from his policies. You just make stuff up as you go along now? You fault the gop because 51 is less than 60, now you are concerned that only...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
Democrat in the the south, doesnít always mean...

Democrat in the the south, doesnít always mean liberal. And you say that Nashville and Charlotte are booming, but not the suburbs? Hate to disagree with you. Most people are moving to the suburbs,...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
Why are people from CT moving all the way down...

Why are people from CT moving all the way down there to be near liberal cities, when there are plenty of liberal cities here to choose from? Low taxes maybe?
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Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
You sure? The taxes are dirt cheap and they...

You sure? The taxes are dirt cheap and they donít give unions a blank check.
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Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
Is she at UNC-Asheville? Beautiful area. I...

Is she at UNC-Asheville? Beautiful area.

I used to go to the Raleigh/Durham area a few times a year for work. That was a hopping, booming area with the big schools.

I know a little about...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
"with an aging pop and more people retireing,...

"with an aging pop and more people retireing, people are heading out of colder climates and heading to warmer areas."

If climate was the big driver, why isn't Massachusetts losing population like...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
Tele-commuting. Allowing a lot of people to flee...

Tele-commuting. Allowing a lot of people to flee CT.

There are tons of math-related jobs in Charlotte, sometimes referred to as the banking capital of the country.
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
"Educ. poverty rate, opportunity, etc. Conn wins....

"Educ. poverty rate, opportunity, etc. Conn wins. "

Nope. The marketplace has spoken , and they say you are wrong.

If you look at states as a whole, sure CT wins, we have Fairfield County and...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
CT is in the death spiral. Our population is...

CT is in the death spiral. Our population is shrinking as people don't want to pay current taxes. But current taxes aren't anywhere near enough to pay our debt (unfunded debt is now estimated at...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
Suburbs of Nashville, Charlotte, some places in...

Suburbs of Nashville, Charlotte, some places in NH, suburbs of Atlanta.

If I didn't care about being near my parents, I'd move to Fort Mill SC. A suburb of Charlotte NC. Very low taxes, insanely...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Jim in CT
The people who want a high quality of life, but...

The people who want a high quality of life, but who don't want to overpay for it...they are dumb? Well, they are winning. Here in CT, we are losing productive citizens to places that are a better...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 10:53 AM
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Views: 166
Posted By Jim in CT
If they spend a trillion, that's $3,000 for every...

If they spend a trillion, that's $3,000 for every one of us. Someone who got a $1 an hour raise, if they are full time, got a raise of $2,000 a year. If the feds take $3,000 from that working Joe,...
Forum: Political Threads Yesterday, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Jim in CT
Correct. If we kickoff a major...

Correct.

If we kickoff a major infrastructure project (which the previous administration talked about, never got around to), it's going to involve citizens paying for it, that's how the world...
Forum: Political Threads 01-22-2018, 01:47 PM
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Views: 407
Posted By Jim in CT
"The last 8 years they were the party of NO!! " ...

"The last 8 years they were the party of NO!! "

Then using that logic, isn't that what the Democrats are now?

"the GOP has not idea on how to Govern"

It would appear that the public...
Forum: Political Threads 01-22-2018, 11:30 AM
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Views: 407
Posted By Jim in CT
"The GOP couldn't even get all the Republicans on...

"The GOP couldn't even get all the Republicans on board"

True. It's also true that if they had all the Republican senators, that would have had exactly zero effect on the outcome. True or false?...
Forum: Political Threads 01-22-2018, 10:47 AM
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Views: 805
Posted By Jim in CT
"Jim in CT detbuch clearly dont understand...

"Jim in CT detbuch clearly dont understand Empirical evidence its clear data points exist for 8 years under Obama"

I keep saying I give Obama some credit for helping to get the economy chugging...
Forum: Political Threads 01-22-2018, 10:29 AM
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Views: 407
Posted By Jim in CT
It required 60 votes in the senate. The GOP...

It required 60 votes in the senate. The GOP doesn't have 60 seats in the senate. The GOP can't force 9 democrats to vote for the funding if they don't want to.

Part of this, at least a part,...
Forum: Political Threads 01-21-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 805
Posted By Jim in CT
(1) Why are there so many companies with...

(1) Why are there so many companies with headquarters in Bermuda? Because CEOs like to wear plaid shorts and knee-high pink socks?

(2) have you not seen an y of the announcements from companies...
Forum: Political Threads 01-21-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 805
Posted By Jim in CT
Whereas Obama chose not to fundraise.

Whereas Obama chose not to fundraise.
Forum: Political Threads 01-21-2018, 02:52 PM
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Views: 805
Posted By Jim in CT
"Again you assume this Tax cut is going to help...

"Again you assume this Tax cut is going to help those at the bottom overnight"

No I do not assume that, it's based on empirical evidence of companies announcing raises, bonuses, new jobs. I give...
Forum: Political Threads 01-21-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 805
Posted By Jim in CT
Yes, and we could also help more people if you...

Yes, and we could also help more people if you paid a lot more taxes than you owe. But you don't. No one does.


If I owned a company, and I could legally minimize my taxes by moving money...
Forum: Political Threads 01-20-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 805
Posted By Jim in CT
All. Heard during the obama years was that people...

All. Heard during the obama years was that people at the bottom missed out on the recovery. Specifically what did obama do that helps these people more than tax reform?
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