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Elizabeth Warren promises
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Posted By: Imright, 6/23/2019 11:52:22 PM

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., reintroduced a bill on the campaign trail this week, which could mean $57 million in tax refunds for married LGBT couples.The Refund Equality Act, which was originally introduced in 2017, would allow LGBT couples who were married prior to the 2013 Supreme Court strike-down of the Defense of Marriage Act in U.S. v. Windsor to amend tax returns from the time that they were married. Prior to 2013, 10 states had legalized same-sex marriage, but were required to file their federal taxes as individuals. Following the 2013 Supreme Court's decision,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Vesicant 6/24/2019 12:17:54 AM (No. 105183)
fauxcahontas and sanders trying to out-pander each other. Buy off those millenials!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man 6/24/2019 12:31:32 AM (No. 105186)
Next... reparations for Indians/Native-Americans (especially faque ones). Let’s not forget women. Oh and people Named Liz.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 6/24/2019 12:38:02 AM (No. 105188)
I want reparations for white males who didn't become a billionaire. I was kept down by all those other guys who were already billionaires. I want my billions.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 6/24/2019 12:49:47 AM (No. 105191)
And you want to do this with my tax dollars and not your millions ? Just how crazy are you ?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/24/2019 12:57:24 AM (No. 105195)
I've had to put up with these tax and spend moron libtards for decades and decades. Where's my reparations for the mental anguish and tax money they've caused me?
37 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: JediJerry 6/24/2019 1:07:43 AM (No. 105199)
How about giving All Veterans 100% service connected disability benefits instead.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: PChristopher 6/24/2019 1:13:11 AM (No. 105203)
These people have completely gone 'round the bend and should not be allowed anywhere near public office!
33 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: aasilver 6/24/2019 1:30:59 AM (No. 105212)
I lost 8 of my Jewish relatives that FDR wouldn't let into the USA in 1938. I want reparations. My friend had all of his relatives interned into internment camps in 1942 (Japanese Americans). Where are their reparations?
33 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: Peeps 6/24/2019 1:35:06 AM (No. 105213)
Normals should not have to subsidize freaks
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Maggie2u 6/24/2019 1:47:42 AM (No. 105218)
If you're a couple in a same sex marriage, are Black and are recent college students/graduates, boy are you going to be rich.
18 people like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: wilarrbie 6/24/2019 2:57:21 AM (No. 105229)
And when they get free college for everyone, reparations for all those who had to pay their own tuitions. Think how many votes that'll get!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: ladydawgfan 6/24/2019 5:52:23 AM (No. 105245)
It's utter pander-monium!!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: M2 6/24/2019 6:36:39 AM (No. 105261)
I am Jewish. When do I get my reparations?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: F15 Gork 6/24/2019 6:52:43 AM (No. 105271)
Money can’t fix everything - being totally screwed up is one of them.....
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Bur Oak 6/24/2019 6:58:24 AM (No. 105272)
Everyone should get reparations. Take your money out of the pocket it is in and put it in the other one.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Philipsonh 6/24/2019 7:02:58 AM (No. 105275)
She will say or do anything for publicity, even if they are unAmerican.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Historybuff 6/24/2019 7:26:04 AM (No. 105282)
# 8, the Japanese were compensated - President Reagan gave a public apology, and in 1992 President George Bush Sr. issued $20,000 checks to the survivors. Oh yeah they were not democrats. Now who gets compensated in Warrens plan? The descendants of Gay people? That would be a very small group.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: udanja99 6/24/2019 7:28:50 AM (No. 105283)
When we adopted our daughter in 1990, adoption expenses were not tax deductible. Now they are. I want my reparations. The names of over 100 of my ancestors are on the memorial wall in the Holocaust Museum in Kraków, Poland. I want reparations for them too. We could keep playing this game until everyone now on the planet and those yet to be born (if they aren’t aborted) are due reparations of some sort. Best solution - stop the idiocy!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Marjbaldwin 6/24/2019 7:30:08 AM (No. 105285)
Seriously, Dims. This is more transparent than Hillary's negligé on a steamy evening. If you're trying to buy votes, why not just come out and make an offer the electorate can't refuse? You could offer every voter $1000 to be collected (as an IOU, of course) upon voting for the Democrat nominee for president. That way you wouldn't have to go through all this "reparations" nonsense. Just admit you're buying votes - and just do it! We're sure it's entirely legal...
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Krause 6/24/2019 7:35:45 AM (No. 105290)
Pandering is unbecoming.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 6/24/2019 7:37:48 AM (No. 105294)
What about reparations to the Cherokee for the Trail of Tears? Has Fauxcahontas forgotten about her own people? And is there no end to her own Trail of Pandering?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: anniebc 6/24/2019 7:57:20 AM (No. 105310)
This is what I mean when I say leftists hate God so they become gods unto themselves. If she wants to give them reparations in the form of tax refunds, she'd better consider how such a thing would anger the rest of us taxpayers who deserve massive refunds due to overtaxation. Especially since there is no such thing as two men or two women entering into what is a real marriage. God gave them male and female. Period, and since the beginning of time. These perverts are acting like earls and kings pitting us against one another by giving away resources that don't belong to them, destroying the world, and angering a very just and merciful God. Their lives are life vapors, as with the rest of us, but they leave hell to pay for generations after they're gone. Disgusting individuals.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Daisymay 6/24/2019 8:06:47 AM (No. 105315)
Do Not forget Transgenders. After all, they can claim reparations twice. Once for being Boys from (name any country where they were oppressed), then as women they can claim they were discriminated against their entire life. Bingo! Double Reparations!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/24/2019 8:19:09 AM (No. 105324)
This is not governing. Why would I vote for someone that does not know how to govern? I hope people, regardless of party, can see through this sham.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/24/2019 8:30:19 AM (No. 105337)
Poster #12 has the comment of the day! Thanky kindly, Ma'am.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Strike3 6/24/2019 8:32:44 AM (No. 105340)
Reparations for what, the humiliation for living in a closet by their own choice instead of experiencing their defective brain-plumbing connection in the open and being able to celebrate it with a rainbow flag? Newsflash, NOBODY cares.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: hammondb3 6/24/2019 8:37:59 AM (No. 105345)
But wait just a minute... If we cannot figure out what GENDER people are anymore... how the heck can we ever figure out if someone is attracted to their own GENDER? The left has created a world in which GAY is impossible to ascertain.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: starboard 6/24/2019 8:38:53 AM (No. 105348)
One of the other candidates, should call her on these ill-conceived promises. Perhaps, say to the people, all I have to give you is my word not some empty campaign promises design to trick you for your vote. As my mother used to say, never take candy from strangers. Liz and Bernie have a truck load of it.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: mizzmac 6/24/2019 8:49:25 AM (No. 105354)
Let's just cut to the chase and pay off everyone who's not straight and white.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Rinktum 6/24/2019 9:06:13 AM (No. 105364)
This is what an insane political ideology does to people. They lose their ability to reason. Add that to a lust for power like I have never seen in my entire life and you have one crazy bunch vying for the title of Panderer in Chief in order to gain political power. They don’t care how many lies must be told, how much voter fraud that will produce a victory, or how insanely politically ambitious they are. All that matters is winning.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 6/24/2019 9:18:01 AM (No. 105370)
Well that will lock up about 1% of the vote for her.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: paral04 6/24/2019 9:31:01 AM (No. 105383)
Wow! She is desperate. How about reparations for spayed cats? Their owners deprived them of bearing offspring. Maybe I need to start a Go Fund Me for that atrocious deprivation of reproductive rights/
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Oldenoughtoknowbetter 6/24/2019 9:36:17 AM (No. 105390)
And the Republicans are the party of division? The Dems are creating an environment of division that won't go away. I want reparations for all of the women who went to work during WWII, like my mother, who gave up their jobs when the men came home, was hired again but lost all of the benefits they had accrued and had to start over. Also, for mental anguish for me because I wanted to be a Bat-Boy for the Phillies and take Shop in HS instead of Home Economics but wasn't allowed because I was a girl.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Congar 6/24/2019 9:59:37 AM (No. 105407)
Flabby armed Pocahontas really knows a campaign issue when she sees one! Imagine what a spectacular President she would be!
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Reply 35 - Posted by: LadyVet 6/24/2019 10:59:09 AM (No. 105483)
Set aside the pandering issue for a moment. What does this say about her knowledge of tax policies and the impact on ordinary citizens? Has this Harvard professor never heard of the "marriage penalty" that is built into federal tax rates?
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Reply 36 - Posted by: earlybird 6/24/2019 11:48:58 AM (No. 105530)
Does this wackobird need less beer - or more?
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Trapper 6/24/2019 3:27:01 PM (No. 105741)
The democrats have finally hit the wall with their identity politics. With front-of-the-line preferences for everything, along with free food, housing, cable TV, and finally Obamaphones, the democrats pretty much exhausted their "free stuff for black people" policies. So, what do give to someone who has everything? Cash (reparations). And hey! What the heck! If it works for them, why not free cash for LGBTQRST? And Bernie, not to be outdone, offers free cash to college educated millennials (student loan forgiveness). You can identify which identity group the democrats most want to attract by how much free cash they will offer them this election.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: watlines 6/24/2019 4:05:48 PM (No. 105769)
These liberal political fools will need to establish the Department of Reparations, staff it, then pass legislation establishing who deserves someone else's money. What are the chances of that happening? Someone needs to tell America's victimized losers to get a job and shut up.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: franq 6/24/2019 5:06:17 PM (No. 105806)
Ancient Rome had nothing on us...
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Reply 40 - Posted by: MNluxiegal 6/24/2019 6:15:16 PM (No. 105851)
I'm Catholic and my German-Catholic ancestors were chased out of central Missouri by anti-Catholic vigilante's just prior to the Civil War. Can I claim reparations? Especially because my great-grandfather served in the GAR.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: MNluxiegal 6/24/2019 6:22:46 PM (No. 105859)
Yikes! No. 38. That is one dangerous posting you put out there. The concept of a Department of Reparations is something the Dems will jump on as fast as a kid inside one of those inflatable playsets. We freepers have to be a bit more careful as we are smarter and quicker than the libs. They just might see our sarcastic suggestions and use them. Ouch.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: iamshazzam 6/24/2019 6:56:54 PM (No. 105890)
How about reparations for all we taxpayers who have been forced by the IRS to fund democrat salaries and democrat anti-American policies, including funding criminals (illegals) health care, housing, and food?
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/24/2019 7:04:24 PM (No. 105892)
Will those who didn't get Federal reparations be qualified for reparations for not getting any?? s/o
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Former Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) offered some praise for President Trump, saying he’s energized a base of Republican voters who didn’t previously participate in politics. “What I think people get excited about is he's not taking any crap,” Ryan said Sunday in a wide-ranging interview with PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff. “I mean, he’s taking on political correctness, he’s taking fights that a lot of people want to see fought. The forgotten man that he speaks to is a person that finally feels like they’re being taken seriously, they’re being paid attention to. And he’s concerned about their issues.”
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