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Del. Holmes Norton: A Shrinking
Federal Government is Why There’s
Little Private Sector Growth

Cybercast News Service, by Eric Scheiner

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 3/11/2013 12:38:24 PM

Del. Eleanor Norton (D-District of Columbia) says private sector jobs are not showing much growth because the federal government is shrinking. “What is shrinking is not the private sector – it’s hard for them to grow because the public sector, both the state sector and the federal government is shrinking and they are having to grow it all by themselves and that is why we don’t have much growth,” Holmes Norton said. The delegate discussed her economic theory during last Friday’s House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee hearing on "The Impact of Sequestration on Women and Families."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 3/11/2013 12:40:56 PM     (No. 9219442)

Yeah, I think Adam Smith said that too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 3/11/2013 12:43:23 PM     (No. 9219444)

And *that*, Madam...is what you get for *thinking*, when you´re obviously not used to it...

Is demonstrating stupidity becoming a requirement for public service, or just a perk of the position?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JustRight, 3/11/2013 12:48:17 PM     (No. 9219453)

She just proves you can n ot cure "stupid". Time for Norton to go back and re-do Economics 101. Obvious she never took the course.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/11/2013 12:48:53 PM     (No. 9219457)

No stupid, the Federal Govt. is NOT shrinking it is growing...which leaves few dollars for private sector growth.

Also with the Feds stealing more in taxes no one wants to contribute to the madness by making money from investing in growth of their company.

A typical Democrap, knows nothing, speaks from their posterior and expects everyone to believe them...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tenncon231, 3/11/2013 12:49:35 PM     (No. 9219459)

Give that "lady" an honorary PHD in business economics--what´s that u say, she already has one!! s/o
We are in TROUBLE!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fire_mission, 3/11/2013 12:50:17 PM     (No. 9219461)


kak·is·toc·ra·cy
[kak-uh-stok-ruh-see]

noun, plural kak·is·toc·ra·cies.
government by the worst persons; a form of government in which the worst persons are in power.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: faith_and_reason, 3/11/2013 12:52:20 PM     (No. 9219467)

And too few mosquitos is the reason for the latest malaria outbreak. Right?




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Reply 8 - Posted by: wsdiego, 3/11/2013 12:54:54 PM     (No. 9219472)

I guess she thinks creating more overhead (taxes) is good for the bottom line! Stuck on stupid!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: seamusm, 3/11/2013 12:55:29 PM     (No. 9219473)

Shrinking??? Is this person from an alternate reality?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rolfnader, 3/11/2013 12:57:55 PM     (No. 9219478)

This triple whammy victim, AA hire is almost nearly but not quite hardly as stoopit as Sharpton.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Clinger, 3/11/2013 1:02:45 PM     (No. 9219488)

I´d have more if the government would only take more from me. Got it. Good greif, I hope my island doesn´t tip over while uncontrolable laughter has me buckled over unevenly.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: formerNYer, 3/11/2013 1:08:19 PM     (No. 9219501)

Is there any doubt why we´re doomed?

Which worse Holmes stupidity or the ignorance of the people that elect her??

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Reply 13 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 3/11/2013 1:08:52 PM     (No. 9219503)

Eleanor Know-Nothing Holmes` comment specifically directly at the No-Information Voter.

This ridiculous statement ranks right up there with Pelsoi`s statement saying unemployment checks stimulate the economy.

If govn bureaucrats lying were a federal offense we`d have to build more prisons to hold them all.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: chicken thief, 3/11/2013 1:16:59 PM     (No. 9219520)

This is a classic example of your brains on drugs.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 3/11/2013 1:29:27 PM     (No. 9219533)

An embarrassment and worse. She is not the only one. Only by the willing suspension of disbelief and downright denial of reality is it possible to maintain that people capable of choosing and empowering such representatives are truly capable of self-government. This woman and others like her are luxuries America may not be able to afford much longer. There is a limit to how much foolishness, ignorance, stupidity, corruption and demagoguery the system can absorb and continue to function. It makes some people of both races feel good to pretend that people like Norton are competent and worthy of the trust bestowed upon them by a clueless electorate - but there will come a point at which a boat overloaded with such types will capsize and sink, just the like island of Guam if the load is too great.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: CEP, 3/11/2013 1:35:29 PM     (No. 9219546)

OMG, these people take themselves seriously, maybe they should just keep their mouths shut and not let on just how dumb they are. Also they are so dumb they don´t even feel embarrassed by their stupid statements.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: dipi, 3/11/2013 1:47:55 PM     (No. 9219564)

Don´t they teach math in the plantation? This woman is just stupid, but ignorant. The government has been growing since obama has been in office.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: kanphil, 3/11/2013 1:51:37 PM     (No. 9219572)

Delusional.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: lancelink1, 3/11/2013 1:52:39 PM     (No. 9219575)

I don´t thik she is stupid, she just has bad luck when it comes to thinking.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 3/11/2013 1:53:08 PM     (No. 9219576)

Maybe she can get together with another duskier-hued member of the CBC and jump up and down on Guam until it tips over.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 3/11/2013 1:59:36 PM     (No. 9219588)

This is what progressives believe, that you can´t get along without big government to provide jobs and to give things to people. They deny and ignore all the clear evidence to the contrary.

Unfortunately Madame, the reason the private sector is unable to recover is because of the business hostile climate the progressives have created as well as the increased taxes and the massive regulation burden that has been foisted on the Country by BO and his buddies. It´s all about risk and having BO in office has made it VERY risky to be in business.

Progressives will never get it,OR they know it but also know that if there was no need for big nanny government, there would be no need for progressives.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: mizzmac, 3/11/2013 2:00:10 PM     (No. 9219589)

That´s the stupidest thing I´ve heard from the Dems in the last hour! Good grief, does this elected official really believe what she´s mouthing? I pray not. If so, her constituents need to help her get an education in fact, and in real-world economics.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: sw penn, 3/11/2013 2:00:41 PM     (No. 9219591)

The western model
of "compassionate socialism"
riding the horse
of "cutthroat capitalism"
is in deep trouble today
precisely because
socialism goes
from riding behind the saddle,
to riding in the saddle,
to spurring the horse
and cutting its throat
at the same time.


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Reply 24 - Posted by: offrope, 3/11/2013 2:06:37 PM     (No. 9219599)

"I keep trying to think, but nothing happens." - "Curley" Howard

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Reply 25 - Posted by: reilly, 3/11/2013 2:07:23 PM     (No. 9219600)


Is the Delegate being paid? If she is, I think the Delegate ought to delegate her salary to keep the White House tours open.


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Reply 26 - Posted by: Shimmer128, 3/11/2013 2:10:08 PM     (No. 9219605)

What country is this person in? Because she SURE isn´t in the United States!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Merlin251, 3/11/2013 2:13:25 PM     (No. 9219607)

Nurse, 10cc thorazine, STAT!!!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: privateer, 3/11/2013 2:22:08 PM     (No. 9219627)

I wondered what her title Del. stood for; must be Delusional.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: 6ironejd, 3/11/2013 2:34:30 PM     (No. 9219640)

Ah Bugs, where are you now that we need you. What a Maroon!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: veritas, 3/11/2013 2:48:17 PM     (No. 9219665)

Hoo, boy.

FTA: The delegate discussed her economic theory during last Friday’s House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee hearing on "The Impact of Sequestration on Women and Families."

And she´s no doubt scheduled to be the first to testify at the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee hearing on "The Impact of Sequestration on the Stoopit."

But say -- apparently, the IQ Bell Curve is one of the rare ones without an end on the Left tail, either.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 3/11/2013 3:01:43 PM     (No. 9219685)

Stupid and Marxist...a common coupling among the black caucus

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Penney, 3/11/2013 3:08:03 PM     (No. 9219697)

Norton´s rationale proves why dem pols merit being called, ´´the looney left!´

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Reply 33 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 3/11/2013 3:18:30 PM     (No. 9219714)

If you rule out stupidity, you´re left with corrupt...

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Reply 34 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 3/11/2013 3:37:07 PM     (No. 9219747)

This proves that Eleanor Norton (D-District of Columbia)has never even been close to an economics class

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Staunch Repub, 3/11/2013 3:38:26 PM     (No. 9219749)

Dear E. H Norton:
Retarded persons use their brains but those brains malfunction. Idiotic persons´ brains function, but are not used.
Which applies to you?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Rafter, 3/11/2013 3:38:31 PM     (No. 9219751)

She and Sheila Jackson Lee should be sent to Mars together...

to locate that flag left by previous U.S. astronauts... ya think? ... s/o

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 3/11/2013 3:53:43 PM     (No. 9219783)

Contrary to other comments, I do believe she is correct. As an example, if we had more Government workers, they could hand out more free stuff, like farm subsidies, and thereby increase the demand for more field hands and the purchase of more farm equipment, thus increasing the need for more tractor salespersons and such. It´s all in one´s perspective as to how politicians think.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 3/11/2013 4:01:33 PM     (No. 9219795)

The reason that many people elected to Congress are completely ignorant must be that you have to be dumb to run for office. Wonder if the people who voted for her are her mental equivalent. Not to be rude, but this woman is
incompetent of holding her position if she thinks the Government is "shrinking". Perhaps she means the individuals are getting smaller because Mrs. Obama is mandating they eat their veggies instead of their fast-food.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 3/11/2013 4:13:45 PM     (No. 9219814)

Folks, you just can´t make this stuff up. This is why I hate it when people think liberals should shut up. Let them talk; their stupidity runneth over.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: 4Justice, 3/11/2013 4:42:51 PM     (No. 9219845)

I keep telling you guys that the Democrats are just as racist as they have ever been. They just pretend to be all-inclusive. Here is ANOTHER of their "useful idiots" that they promoted and put into power to keep certain people of color down. The Dems choose the dumbest or most corrupt people of color they can find to put into political office to show that they really care about people (but who are also easy to manipulate from above). They also choose, promote and subsidize (pay off) local community "leaders", reverends, and politicians to keep their thumb on the people and ensure they stay ignorant and dependent. They make sure that the intelligent ones who run for office are ridiculed and shunned. They don´t want anyone thinking for themselves. Think this was not intentional? Why would a political party change after hundreds of years of bigotry? They wouldn´t.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: dwa, 3/11/2013 6:23:41 PM     (No. 9219984)

Another graduate of the Nancy Pelosi School of Logic

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Democracy First, 3/11/2013 6:50:28 PM     (No. 9220023)

"Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life. ".

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Reply 43 - Posted by: gator, 3/12/2013 3:26:33 AM     (No. 9220418)

She´s a special kind of stupid.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/12/2013 4:40:50 AM     (No. 9220438)

Good grief. Eleanor is as dumb as Peelousy.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 3/12/2013 6:30:31 AM     (No. 9220487)

I think it has now all been said about Norton, and she is stuck with it.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 3/12/2013 9:47:43 AM     (No. 9220777)

Thank God she has no vote.

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/13/2014 7:15:31 PM     Post Reply
A rapid shift to wind and solar power is needed if the world is to avoid catastrophic global warming, the United Nations warns in a crucial report today. Emissions of greenhouse gases need to be cut by up to 70 per cent before 2050 to control climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says. ‘Large-scale changes in energy systems’ are required, with coal power stations to be switched off and replaced by wind and solar. And the transformation needs to be made in the next 15 years or controlling climate change will become increasingly harder and more expensive. The report was published

Nevada GOP removes social issues from platform,
moves ahead with pre-primary endorsements

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Associated Press, by Sandra Chereb    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 3:48:58 PM     Post Reply
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Republican Party stripped opposition to abortion and gay marriage from its platform Saturday as state convention delegates instead focused on judging fellow Republicans on their worthiness to serve in office and adherence to GOP values. The platform, with few changes, was adopted overwhelmingly as the Las Vegas convention stretched late into the evening. The vote mirrors that of the Clark County GOP, which voted earlier to remove platform language defining marriage as between a man and a woman and statements opposing abortion. Many Republicans are re-evaluating their strong stances on conservative social issues as public

Goodbye tea party, hello big tent
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Washington Post, by Jennifer Rubin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/13/2014 5:08:01 AM     Post Reply
Say what you will about Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), but they know a train wreck when they see it. They also know when to separate themselves from the cranks and the losers on the right. Although both supported the shutdown and were heartily supported by tea party groups in their own Senate races, neither one has endorsed Matt Bevin in Kentucky, Milton Wolf in Kansas or Chris McDaniel in Mississippi. In fact, Cruz’s office confirms he hasn’t endorsed anyone in the primaries. He may weigh in after the primaries. Rand Paul has endorsed two very establishment

Video: Flash mob of women steal
$20,000 worth of sunglasses
from California store

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New York Daily News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/13/2014 10:50:38 AM     Post Reply
A brazen flash mob has been caught on camera storming a California store and making off with $20,000 worth of sunglasses. Surveillance footage shows eight women piling into a Sunglass Hut and crowding around display cases. Shielding workers from what they´re doing, they quickly stuff dozens of fashion specs into their bags. A store clerk pleads with them to stop, before running out of the shot to get help and dial 911. The thieves then all bolt outside and escape in a waiting SUV. The incident occurred at the Valencia Town Center mall, in Santa Clarita, at 3 p.m. on

Democrat Center Folds
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American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman    Original Article
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It’s hardly been a secret that in recent years the moderate center of the Democrat party has been driven away and what remains is a conglomeration of disparate blocs which, to date, the party has been able to treat as if there were no conflicting interests between them. As the midterm elections approach and the administration’s incompetence, along with the distaste for the president’s signature ObamaCare legislation, drive the party’s chances down further, the make-believe coalition of opposites may well crumble if the opposition doesn’t blow it. Democrats hope to retain control of the Senate and recapture the House by driving

Victory for Nevada´s last rancher!
Federal government backs down and
says it will NOT try to seize cattle from
cowboy at the centre of armed showdown

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Daily Mail [UK], by Ryan Gorman*    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/12/2014 2:34:02 PM     Post Reply
The last rancher in southern Nevada has won his battle to graze cows on public land after a week-long stand off with federal agents. The Bureau of Land Management today said it would stop trying to seize the cattle of Cliven Bundy after armed militia members today continuing to gather in Nevada in a confrontation with federal agents. BLM Director Neil Kornze said: ´Based on information about conditions on the ground, and in consultation with law enforcement, we have made a decision to conclude the cattle gather because of our serious concern about the safety of employees and members of

Obama Begins to Say Good-Bye
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National Journal, by James Oliphant    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/13/2014 5:20:56 AM     Post Reply
Because you can find anything on the Web, you can easily search and pull up a running clock that tells you just how long, to the second, Barack Obama has been president. It moves in real time. It only feels like it´s speeding up. Constrained by crises over which he has little power to impact events, hemmed in by a divided Congress more interested in scoring points with voters than in legislating, and watching as his potential successor assumes more and more of the political spotlight, Obama may be receding into history more quickly than either he or his aides ever anticipated. It was impossible to listen to the president's speech Thursday


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