[Rushtalk] TOP-10 "Only In America" Observations - by a Canadian
John A. Quayle
blueoval57 at verizon.net
Wed Dec 12 23:14:10 MST 2012
>TOP-10 "Only In America" Observations - by a Canadian:
>1) Only in America, could politicians talk about the greed of the
>rich at a $35,000.00 a plate campaign fund-raising event.
>2) Only in America, could people claim that the government still
>discriminates against black Americans when they have a black
>President, a black Attorney General, and roughly 18% of the federal
>workforce is black while only 12% of the population is black.
>3) Only in America, could they have had the two people most
>responsible for the tax code, Timothy Geithner, the head of the
>Treasury Department and Charles Rangel who once ran the Ways and
>Means Committee, BOTH turn out to be tax cheats who are in favor of
>4) Only in America, can they have terrorists kill people in the
>name of Allah and have the media primarily react by fretting that
>Muslims might be harmed by the backlash.
>5) Only in America, would they make people who want to legally
>become American citizens wait for years in their home countries and
>pay tens of thousands of dollars for the privilege while discussing
>letting anyone who sneaks into the country illegally just
>'magically' become American citizens.
>6) Only in America, could people who believe in balancing the
>budget and sticking by the country's Constitution be thought of as
>7) Only in America, could you need to present a driver's license
>to cash a check or buy alcohol, but not to vote.
>8) Only in America, could people demand the government investigate
>whether oil companies are gouging the public because the price of
>gas went up when the return on equity invested in a major U.S. oil
>company (Marathon Oil) is less than half of a company making tennis
>9) Only in America, could the government collect more tax dollars
>from the people than any nation in recorded history, still spend a
>Trillion dollars more than it has per year - for total spending of
>$7-Million PER MINUTE, and complain that it doesn't have nearly enough money.
>10) Only in America, could the rich people - who pay 86% of all
>income taxes, be accused of not paying their "fair share" by people
>who don't pay any income taxes at all.
>These top 10 observations may be worth sharing...
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