THE OPPRESSED RICH  1:42 pm June 30, 2011

Fox News Tells ‘Corporate Jet Owners Are The Real Victims’ Side of Story

by Kirsten Boyd Johnson

obama will kill your privately owned airplanedog, tooDuring the President’s anger bear speech yesterday when he yelled at Congress to fix the stupid debt ceiling already, Obama proposed ending tax breaks for corporate jet owners as a means of raising revenue instead of cutting from programs that make sure children do not starve. Automatically, this means that Fox News must do a story on the plight of victimized corporate jet owners, who are just the latest group of voiceless Americans thrown under the bus by giant ogre Nobama. Who really needs those $3 billion a year more than those corporate jet owners, those people who are singlehandedly keeping the economic recovery afloat with their tax break from 2008? 

Fox News “reports”:

Repealing such a tax break would add up to just $3 billion over 10 years, a tiny step toward the $4 trillion over 10 years that Obama and others are calling for in deficit reduction.

The kind of tax break Obama criticized was actually granted to corporate jet owners in the Democrats’ stimulus package in early 2009. That provision let companies take bigger deductions earlier for depreciation.

Several organizations lambasted the president for his rhetoric.

“The president has inexplicably chosen to vilify and mischaracterize business aviation — an industry that is critical for citizens, companies and communities across the U.S., and one that can play a central role in the economic recovery he says he wants to promote,” National Business Aviation Association President Ed Bolen said in a statement.

Yeah, it’s just $3 billion. You have to take away the little these guys still have left? Those public schools won’t miss any of that money. What would they have used it for, anyway? Buying children more caviar? Isn’t that what they’re feeding them these days? [Fox News]

 

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GunToting[Redacted] June 30, 2011 at 1:43 pm

Won't SOMEONE please think of the corporate overlords?!?

natoslug June 30, 2011 at 2:00 pm

I think of them every time I attend a fundraiser for the boy-child's school. I think of them every time a tortoise loses its website. I think of them every time I have to eat a beloved family pet. Okay, maybe not that last one, but still…

Noman June 30, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Barry does with every fundraising activity he does.

AnarchyWolf June 30, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Yeah, we know. We aren't stupid. We are well aware he is a turncoat. You aren't being clever.

MARCdMan June 30, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Plenty of people are, take National Business Aviation Association for example. There's several million being spent to keep those plutocrats content in their flying luxury palaces. The fact that these advocacy groups exist at all is testament to how screwed we are.

Negropolis July 1, 2011 at 12:55 am

Won't ANYONE think of the corporate overloads?

RoboGuppy June 30, 2011 at 1:46 pm

KBJ: Can I PLEASE use that photo as my avatar???

freakishlywrong June 30, 2011 at 2:08 pm

Right click. "Save image as". Browse to where you saved it. Go to your profile and upload cute fly doggy with goggles. Voila'

LesPaultard June 30, 2011 at 2:28 pm
horsedreamer_1 June 30, 2011 at 2:53 pm

The phrase makes me think of (quite possibly) the best Ken Layne turn-of-phrase on this site: "My name is Laika…".

axmxz June 30, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Will you be changing your name to "AeroPuppy"?

RoboGuppy June 30, 2011 at 2:50 pm

Good one. No, I may start using my real name, Mr. Woofie.

YasserArraFeck June 30, 2011 at 1:47 pm

First they came for the billionaires, and I said nothing……..

arihaya June 30, 2011 at 1:55 pm

now that is your fault,, you should say "Off with his head !"

Nothingisamiss June 30, 2011 at 2:09 pm

Soylent Green is billionaires!!!

KenLayIsAlive June 30, 2011 at 2:56 pm

Careful! You don't want to crack a tooth on the diamonds.

WIDTAP June 30, 2011 at 3:22 pm

Somehow I don't think I need to worry until they get to the "hundrednaires".

ChessieNefercat June 30, 2011 at 6:29 pm

Dollaraires?
Returnablecanaires?

Negropolis July 1, 2011 at 12:56 am

First they came for the billionaires…and I excitedly pointed all the fuckers out to the relevant authorities.

littlebigdaddy June 30, 2011 at 1:47 pm

Shit, and I hear on some of those planes they are now serving prosecco instead of real champagne. If that's not sharing the pain, then I don't know what is.

Tommmcattt June 30, 2011 at 1:58 pm

I like a nice prosecco. Dry, delicate, mineral…yum.

Lascauxcaveman June 30, 2011 at 1:48 pm

They can take my corporate jet when they pry it from my cold, dead, immaculately manicured and tastefully platinum-ringed fingers

Not_So_Much June 30, 2011 at 1:55 pm

Nothing spells success like a platinum pinky ring. Klassy.

user-of-owls June 30, 2011 at 2:03 pm

The only flaw? A tiny speck of blood on your Armani sleeve from when you bludgeoned that crippled school child who asked if she could lick the floor under your seat after you left. The gall of these people.

Gratuitous World June 30, 2011 at 1:49 pm

We gotta get these motherfuckin' tax breaks off these motherfuckin' plane owners!

Weenus299 June 30, 2011 at 3:22 pm

Faux News! Please! Go the fuck to sleep.

RoboGuppy June 30, 2011 at 1:49 pm

Do you know how much jet fuel costs these days. I mean, please, let's be real.

V572 [SSAN] June 30, 2011 at 1:49 pm

CNBC had the head of the bizjet lobby on this morning, saying that these CO-spewing ego-boosters are "executive mailing tubes." Cudlow kept lobbing him softballs but that was the best he could come up with.

KenLayIsAlive June 30, 2011 at 2:58 pm

I think we could save a lot of money by shipping our executives UPS. In boxes without air holes.

flamingpdog June 30, 2011 at 4:00 pm

And stamp FRAGILE on the boxes … repeatedly … with a large, industrial-strength box-stamper.

ChessieNefercat June 30, 2011 at 6:31 pm

And "This Side Up" stamps all over the boxes.

Callyson June 30, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Then can some of these greedy execs get lost in the mail? Please, God, please?

memzilla June 30, 2011 at 1:50 pm

"Up next on Faux News… we hear from embattled caviar wholesaler Croesus Mammon and the challenges he faces if Obama gets his way."

hagajim June 30, 2011 at 1:51 pm

Maybe Colbert's PAC can raise money to support the poor corporate jet owners. Fucking Fucks! Meantime Susie Orman is talking about America's disappearing middle class… .http://finance.yahoo.com/career-work/article/113047/disappearing-middle-class-jobs-forbes
if we can't buy shit fuckwads, where is your money going to come from? Oh yeah, other countries. Traitorous assholes.

SayItWithWookies June 30, 2011 at 1:52 pm

I had the pleasure of hearing Assity, on his radio show yesterday, talking about this like it was some sort of punitive excise and not, say, the repeal of a tax cut. He went on and on about how luxury aircraft require plumbing and electrical work to build, and how that creates jobs, jobs, jobs, unlike the cheap gimmicky stuff like building roads and repairing bridges, which are just a government takeover of the infrastructure that private industry is doing so well maintaining, I guess. Really, I'm not exaggerating — the motherfucker sounded like Learjets were the sole thread upon which our economy hung.

ibwilliamsi June 30, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Definitely, 'cuz I understand that SOME lear jets have TWO bathrooms, whereas how many plumbers would it take to build low income housiing? No brainer, right? Scratch that – They have no brains, right?

AnarchyWolf June 30, 2011 at 2:32 pm

God, that must be at least 100, 110 jobs here in the US, and like 200 more in china.

user-of-owls June 30, 2011 at 2:39 pm

Not Learjets, just one. And it belongs to Chris Christie. Our entire fucking economy hangs on that sole SuperJumbo Lear.

GOPCrusher June 30, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Well, these are the same asshats that keep beating that "raising taxes on the job creators during a recession" drum. You've had tax cuts for ten years. Where are the jobs?
Fuck em. Raise the rate back up to 39% and tell them if they bitch too much, they are going back up to 70%.

Sharkey June 30, 2011 at 1:52 pm

Nice loophole you got there. Wouldn't want anything to happen to it…

nounverb911 June 30, 2011 at 1:53 pm

Needs more stinger missiles.

Noman June 30, 2011 at 2:09 pm

Too much violins.

Guppy06 June 30, 2011 at 2:46 pm

Now that's class warfare I can believe in!

YasserArraFeck June 30, 2011 at 1:53 pm

Jettisoning the contents of the gold-plated crapper in mid-flight – the new trickle-down economy.

baconzgood June 30, 2011 at 1:54 pm

"3 billion over 10 years, a tiny step toward the $4 trillion"

Yeah 3,000,000,000….Forget about the loop-hole then. Because 4,000,000,000,000 comes before 3,000,000,000.

GOPCrusher June 30, 2011 at 2:44 pm

How about eliminating the 280 billion a year tax "incentive" to Big Oil? That should put a dent in the deficit.

Crank_Tango June 30, 2011 at 1:54 pm

hmm I dunno…jet libel? this is good news for newt? you know who else totes stuck up for the corporate masters…

flamingpdog July 2, 2011 at 2:47 am

Jet Learbel.

LabRodent June 30, 2011 at 1:54 pm

Does Planned Parenthood have corporate jets? It might help if they did.

JustPixelz June 30, 2011 at 3:51 pm

Perhaps all the jobs PP creates: guards, medical supplies, shoes ('cause unpregnant wimmins can keep workin' an' buyin' Jimmy Choo's). Plus the poster board and tempura paint sector helped out by the protesters. Planned Parenthood is a job-creating machine.

Chet Kincaid June 30, 2011 at 1:55 pm

"Several organizations lambasted the president for his rhetoric."

Including the sock on Murdoch's left hand, the sock on Murdoch's right hand, and the sock on his penis.

freakishlywrong June 30, 2011 at 2:10 pm

Pointing out facts in our krazy kulture = "rhetoric".

spinozasgod June 30, 2011 at 2:14 pm

Chet, man, I heart you….

natoslug June 30, 2011 at 2:23 pm

They're repealing the penis sock tax breaks now? They can take away my penis sock when they pry it from my cold, dead hand.

Guppy06 June 30, 2011 at 2:47 pm

That's a lot of blonde socks.

KenLayIsAlive June 30, 2011 at 3:07 pm

"the sock on his penis" or as we like to call it, Sean Hannity.

DaSandman June 30, 2011 at 1:56 pm

Piss poor timing. Did anyone think about how this would affect Lou Sarah?

baconzgood June 30, 2011 at 1:57 pm

C'mon poor people pony up. Fucking a private stewardess doesn't pay for itself!!!

MissTaken June 30, 2011 at 1:57 pm

Seriously people, without corporate jets how would the auto industry CEO's have made it to Congress to ask for their bailout? In a car?! Ha!

chascates June 30, 2011 at 1:57 pm

Coming next: Fox's detailed analysis of the cost of using Air Force One when Obama could have simply taken Amtrak or rented a Honda Fit.

user-of-owls June 30, 2011 at 2:44 pm

And hopped on a tramp steamer to go to Europe.

Chet Kincaid June 30, 2011 at 1:59 pm

If they get rid of corporate jet tax breaks, there'll be no place left for Bill Clinton to get a discrete blowjob!

Nothingisamiss June 30, 2011 at 2:12 pm

I'll bet there's always a place for bill Clinton to get a discreet blowjob.

*crosses fingers.*

prommie June 30, 2011 at 3:55 pm

He could always get one from Hillary, Chet, oh, wait, I see,

zhubajie June 30, 2011 at 8:06 pm

Bill should retire to SE Asia, run a blow-job bar.

user-of-owls June 30, 2011 at 1:59 pm

Aw, hell. I guess "I can parachute me in there"-time is over.
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_CQzUPmLtwTM/SUG-t7GoU9I

Goonemeritus June 30, 2011 at 1:59 pm

As a business guy I can say corporate jets are mainly a lobbying tool. Even senior executives fly commercial virtually all the time. Big corporations put these things on the books to give rides to customers and congress.

YasserArraFeck June 30, 2011 at 2:04 pm

If they wanted to give rides to customers and congress, wouldn't a hooker in the back of a limo be cheaper?

Steverino247 June 30, 2011 at 2:18 pm

Just like the Air Force, then?

MildMidwesterner June 30, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Why are all arguments against budget changes along the lines of "such a tax break would add up to just $3 billion over 10 years, a tiny step toward the $4 trillion…"

Whatever happened to "One small step for man…."

BlueMonkeh June 30, 2011 at 2:16 pm

Yeah, it's "we have to start somewhere" when they want to rip $750,000 of funding from some head start program. But a mere $3,000,000,000 corporate tax loophole? Not even worth it.

GOPCrusher June 30, 2011 at 2:48 pm

Yeah, they don't use that same argument when it comes to defunding Planned Parenthood or PBS.

AJWjr. June 30, 2011 at 5:45 pm

Same thing when they say Exxon/Mobil profits plunged 2%, but when my pay was cut 15% it was called a haircut.

EatsBabyDingos June 30, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Obama should offer to tax Satan. What would the response be, class?

When asked for a comment, Jesus said the usual cheek turning and love your neighbor stuff. Then he said "render unto Ceasar that which is Ceasar's. This message brought to you by Ajax Pikes and Shields, because you never know when the next holy war will break out. I do, but YOU don't!"

BaldarTFlagass June 30, 2011 at 2:20 pm

"Obama should offer to tax Satan."

I think that's exactly what he is doing.

GOPCrusher June 30, 2011 at 2:49 pm

Maybe he should make Donald Trump the Sec of Treasury, then we can see how that whole taxing China idea would work out.

fartknocker June 30, 2011 at 2:02 pm

That ain't nothing. Gubnor Ballsack Perry (R-Douchbag) wanted the legislature to waive the first $1 million in sales taxes on yachts purchased in Texas because he felt like Florida was taking away Texas yacht jobs.

I know what a blow job is – but a yacht job? Damn girl, that's freeky.

YasserArraFeck June 30, 2011 at 2:06 pm

wetter then a BJ, clearly.

Thurman Munster IV June 30, 2011 at 3:08 pm

It'll make you keel over

Monsieur_Grumpe June 30, 2011 at 2:04 pm

How will the job makers get to their golf resorts?
Oh the horror.

Canmon June 30, 2011 at 2:05 pm

The leather is cracked on the seats of my corporate jet and I can't afford to replace them. I had to place a towel over the seats and tell my friends they were wet because I was so embarrassed.

ChessieNefercat June 30, 2011 at 3:35 pm

If I don't buy the powdered milk and cat food I was planning next week's menus around, I could send you a few bucks. Would that help?
</snark>

AnarchyWolf June 30, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Can't we just Pawn all the corporate jets? And the corporations? And the executives? Sell them into sex slavery? So they can see what it's like for all those Taiwanese boys who get rammed by fat old white guys, namely themselves.

They can get it instead of give it.

OkiefromTulsa June 30, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Today we are all corporate jet owners.. wait… no we aren't! Pleaseremind me why we aren't is the streets mobbin' and lootin' banks and such? Somebody?

gullywompr June 30, 2011 at 2:08 pm

Boo frickin' hoo. Take a fucking bus, motherfuckers.

MrFizzy June 30, 2011 at 3:41 pm

Think they're getting on a bus with US? Would you?

Wilcoxyz June 30, 2011 at 2:09 pm

Surprised Fox didn't call this a government takeover of the airline industry. We'll now have one national airline, and it'll be just like Soul Plane.

Noman June 30, 2011 at 2:10 pm

All wars, past and present, ceased or were expunged from the record on the day that Dear Leader was inaugurated.

Barb June 30, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Hey Noman! Got any plans for the Fourth of July weekend? I imagine you as having some hot dog water and soaking some bags of flour in kerosene, lighting them and kicking them off the roof of your trailer.

Steverino247 June 30, 2011 at 2:32 pm

Noman is not allowed near open flames.

Noman June 30, 2011 at 7:00 pm

"I imagine you… "

The propensity to project fantasies and fabrications is fundamental to libunacy.

Gleem_McShineys June 30, 2011 at 7:43 pm

"All wars, past and present, ceased or were expunged from the record on the day that Dear Leader was inaugurated."

This projection, it's fundamental to libunacy, you say?

I say, your fundament is leaking.

glamourdammerung June 30, 2011 at 8:23 pm

The propensity to project fantasies and fabrications is fundamental to libunacy.

You clearly do not read half the nonsense you post here.

But go ahead, change the subject to something random like you always do when folks demonstrate you are full of it.

Noman June 30, 2011 at 8:39 pm

All of them, Katie!

flamingpdog June 30, 2011 at 4:16 pm

Snark aside, that comment doesn't even make any sense or have any attachment to reality whatsoever, much less not funny. What the phuck was the point of that comment other than to show you are (barely) capable of writing a complete sentence? Stick to hitting the red downfist button, Nomind – that's pretty much the zenith of your talent.

riverside68 June 30, 2011 at 2:10 pm

I'm sorry but in public it is called "Taking our country back!"

or, if you lose your temper, you can call him a Kenyan.

(Wouldn't want anyone to think we are racists.)

Billmatic June 30, 2011 at 2:53 pm

That's right! Liberals are the real racists.

DaRooster June 30, 2011 at 2:10 pm

De-fund NPR instead… that will be about equal.

MissusBarry June 30, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Damn, beat me to it.

ManchuCandidate June 30, 2011 at 2:12 pm

How will CEO's wives go to Paris on shopping trips paid for with monies stolen from the corprat R&D budget if Obummer takes the corprat tax subsidy away?

user-of-owls June 30, 2011 at 2:13 pm

There are gazillions of comments there calling Barry a Socialist on every Fox article, for example:

HEADLINE:
Totally Insane Star Baby Names
Really creative, or borderline child abuse? You decide! **

COMMENT:
Firsts!!1!
So now The One is taking campaign $$$$ from marxist-fascist Hollyweird CHILD MOLESTERS!1!1!1!1

**actual headline from today's Fox page

freakishlywrong June 30, 2011 at 2:14 pm

At some point, aren't their fixed income, gubbmint' dependent mouth breathing viewers going to realize they're getting played like vuvuzela? Wake up sheeple!

ManchuCandidate June 30, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Hahaha that's funny if it weren't so horribly not true.

See Noman.

zhubajie June 30, 2011 at 8:08 pm

They'll blame their favorite scapegoats instead.

SorosBot June 30, 2011 at 2:14 pm

Here's a shocker: Fox "News" is lying. The corporate jet tax deduction was not created in 2009 by Obama in the stimulus, but in 1987by Reagan as a gift for his plutocrat pals. The stimulus just increased the value of all depreciation tax deductions, including this pre-existing one.
http://thinkprogress.org/yglesias/2011/06/29/2579

mumbly_joe June 30, 2011 at 2:29 pm

But it's the same KIND of tax break!

Also, Paul Ryan's plan to destroy medicare is totally the same as Obamacare, if you ignore all the differences!

Also, the janitor as my workplace has the same compensation package as the president of the hospital, except, you know, for the amount of money!

Also, the new anti-vagrancy laws keep both the homeless, and BoA executives, from sleeping on park benches or under bridges!

proudgrampa June 30, 2011 at 5:33 pm

"FUX News. We Make Shit Up."

Steverino247 June 30, 2011 at 2:20 pm

This is good news for Auric Goldfinger.

gullywompr June 30, 2011 at 2:20 pm

Also problematic when the member of Congress is a Republican – it's getting a lot harder to find gay male prostitutes these days.

Trust me, I know.

gullywompr June 30, 2011 at 2:22 pm

You know who else has a well endowed hanger?

mumbly_joe June 30, 2011 at 2:26 pm

Anthony Weiner?

fartknocker June 30, 2011 at 2:27 pm

Christy Canyon?

Tundra Grifter June 30, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Levi Johnston?

widestanceroman June 30, 2011 at 2:41 pm

Everyone I know has a well-endowed hanger.

SorosBot June 30, 2011 at 2:44 pm

Women in Ohio, since yesterday?

Gopherit June 30, 2011 at 2:26 pm

"Just" $3 billion? But when the National Science Foundation gets $1.5 billion….cut cut cut.

Naked_Bunny June 30, 2011 at 4:56 pm

Yeah, I was just thinking these are the same people who are constantly complaining about how much NPR costs the government.

freakishlywrong June 30, 2011 at 2:26 pm

It's an inchoate, hate filled pool filled with ignorant diarrhea.

Lionel[redacted]Esq June 30, 2011 at 2:27 pm

I'm surprised that no one here, more or less FOX News has not noted that should this be repealed, our billionaires would face the horror of having to fly first class on commercial aircraft.

The horror. The horror.

SorosBot June 30, 2011 at 2:48 pm

They might have to share space with those filthy peasants in the upper middle class; how awful!

GOPCrusher June 30, 2011 at 2:57 pm

Of course, they could just stay home and utilize some modern technology like GoToMeeting to carve up what's left of the American Dream.

GunToting[Redacted] June 30, 2011 at 3:07 pm

That's what my company is doing… Instituted a ban on internal corporate travel, unless of course you are taking the jet to Davos.

anniegetyerfun July 1, 2011 at 2:22 am

Good God, no. We know that they will simply hire a stretch limo and corporate yacht for world travel – fuck that "mixing with the masses" thing.

ChessieNefercat June 30, 2011 at 2:27 pm

"Do you have any idea how insane you appear to rational humans?"

a) No, he does not.
b) Notice he wasn't noticeably around on the let's all laugh at the Palin Book Sign Fail event.

Zombie_Reagan June 30, 2011 at 2:27 pm

I love the comments on the Faux News website screaming bloody murder – they're just mechanically reflecting their corporate overlord's outrage.

As if 0.000001% of Faux News trolls have even been within a hundred yards of a private jet.

AnarchyWolf June 30, 2011 at 2:38 pm

They're being good little boot licking serfs. Just like they have been trained to do.

KenLayIsAlive June 30, 2011 at 3:11 pm

That's just because Obummer's socialist policies are keeping them from the jets man. If it wasn't for the Democrats, they'd ALL be flying in corporate jets to their jobs as WalMart greeters everyday.

genxr June 30, 2011 at 3:56 pm

With these new taxes, I'll never be able to buy that corporate jet I've been saving up for. Why am I even working that second shift at McDs?

Eve8Apples June 30, 2011 at 2:30 pm

These are the same asswipes who applauded when Snowbilly (FOX mouthpiece) told the RNC she put the Alaskan governor's jet for sale on ebay to save taxpayer money.

Snowbilly, Sept 3, 2008 "While I was at it, I got rid of a few things in the governor's office that I didn't believe our citizens should have to pay for. That luxury jet was over-the-top. I put it on eBay."

Now, they want children, seniors and the disabled to take it up the wazoo so they can save their little jets. Screw 'em all.

widestanceroman June 30, 2011 at 2:53 pm

Shudder.

I vividly recall yelling uncontrollably a word that starts with 'c' and ends in P-a-l-i-n. That's the day she became real for me.

Eve8Apples June 30, 2011 at 3:30 pm

The media failed to widely report the plane didn't sell on ebay. Some business guy bought it cheap – Alaska sold the plane for less than they paid for it and less than its fair market value.

Now, that business guy is probably getting a big federal tax break for stealing Alaskan taxpayers' plane. Evil bastards.

CapeClod June 30, 2011 at 2:31 pm

Corporate jets are dangerous! I saw this movie once where some fat German guy got sucked out of the porthole of one. I decided right then never to become a fat German.

SmutBoffin June 30, 2011 at 2:40 pm

I once saw a documentary about William Shatner taking a plane ride and there's a monster on the wing and the monster did something and it sucked big time until Captain Kirk did something.

I think it was called Don't Fly in a Plane because There's Monsters out There.

CapeClod June 30, 2011 at 3:45 pm

The take away on this is that no one should fly, ever. The sky is simply filled with monsters and falling Germans and we would all be better off taking trains like Ayn Rand told us to.

LesPaultard June 30, 2011 at 2:32 pm

Yes, that's on the site all the time. Every racist insult you can think of…it's there.

GOPCrusher June 30, 2011 at 2:32 pm

Nettie
When you walk through a storm
Keep your chin up high
And don't be afraid of the dark.
At the end of the storm
Is a golden sky
And the sweet silver song of a lark.

Walk on through the wind,
Walk on through the rain,
Tho' your dreams be tossed and blown.Walk on, walk on
With hope in your heart
And you'll never walk alone,
You'll never walk alone.

Sue4466 June 30, 2011 at 2:32 pm

And sadly, the non-jet owning Fox viewers will nod in agreement and go after the real culprits, school teachers, public school children, NPR, and Planned Parenthood, and poor mothers. That's where the savings are.

Chet Kincaid June 30, 2011 at 3:36 pm

A conservative official for the police union in Ohio was on Rachel Maddow last night, acting all butt-hurt because his Republican "friends" that he has supported for years are stabbing police, firemen and teachers in the back. I'm sorry Oligarch-broomhandle rape is so unpleasant for you, sir, maybe you should vote with the niggers next time.

GOPCrusher June 30, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Yeah, if any of the police or state troopers in Wisconsin actually believe that Scott Walker does not intend to go after their collective bargaining rights next, they will be sadly mistaken.

grizzlyalbert June 30, 2011 at 5:41 pm

The troopers are safe here. After all, the oligarchs need stooges to mow down the union workers and protect them from the mob.

Sue4466 June 30, 2011 at 7:11 pm

I saw that. My husband said "aren't cops usually republican? wow." Me: "Not when you fuck with their union. Then all the sudden they're all about worker rights. "

I do think the GOP has overplayed it here and parts of its base is starting to realize that when the left was right in saying the GOP is only about protecting the wealthy and fucking over the poor and working class. And, they're suddenly shocked to find themselves as the fuckees rather than the fuckers.

AnarchyWolf June 30, 2011 at 2:33 pm

You mean they've nearly doubled their budgets!? Where's the justice?

user-of-owls June 30, 2011 at 2:34 pm

Not to worry, old thing. Jeeves will see to it.

GOPCrusher June 30, 2011 at 2:35 pm

And a blonde girl is missing in Aruba.

BaldarTFlagass June 30, 2011 at 2:38 pm

Nice catch.

Tundra Grifter June 30, 2011 at 2:39 pm

I was just wondering about that. Not your friend in Arkansas. Who objected to eliminating the accelerated deduction for the purchase of corporate jets? Congress Critters (as the great Jim Hightower call 'em) from states that manufacture corporate jets?

You think?

You betcha!

problemwithcaring June 30, 2011 at 2:54 pm

Damn the debt. Thank god you are here to always keep the focus on the real story: how whatever Obama is effecting the true liberals.

ifthethunderdontgetya June 30, 2011 at 3:49 pm

Stoopit

True

Liberals!'

Does we hatesss them, problemwithcaring? Oh yesss, we hatesss them!
~

Redhead June 30, 2011 at 2:54 pm

But Moooooooooooooooooooom, it's not faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaair! Take HIS jet, don't take MIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINE!

genxr June 30, 2011 at 2:57 pm

"Any analysis which quotes what we said is a fabrication."

arihaya June 30, 2011 at 2:57 pm

and whining on the fact that Obamar didn't serve in Vietnam

flamingpdog June 30, 2011 at 4:20 pm

He was freakin' 8 years old at the height of the Viet Nam War!
Oh, wait, I guess if JQ Adams could be a Founding Father at age 8 …

Noman June 30, 2011 at 6:56 pm

Are you kidding? Obama stopped the war in Vietnam all by himself!

gurukalehuru June 30, 2011 at 2:59 pm

eh, 3 billion here, 3 billion there, pretty soon you're talking real money.

KenLayIsAlive June 30, 2011 at 3:08 pm

That's the kind of thinking that will keep America great!

fuflans June 30, 2011 at 3:13 pm

i'm curious: are the republicans really going to play this all the way out to default?

BTWBFDIMHO June 30, 2011 at 3:14 pm

Yesterday Gawker posted this ATM receipt, found near a bank in the Hamptons. The account owner, a hedge fund manager, had 99.8 million dollars in his saving account. These are the people who want more tax cuts, while 15 million people are unemployed. http://dealbreaker.com/2011/06/blind-item-which-e

DaRooster June 30, 2011 at 3:15 pm

His response to your query is his name…

orygoon June 30, 2011 at 3:20 pm

On a road trip just now, and my handle should currently be, "cornfused in the midwest." Because last night I saw a Prius with a McCain/Patin bumpersticker. Or as my son said THE Prius with a McCain/Patin bumpersticker. This area is reeling with cognitive dissonance.

bflrtsplk June 30, 2011 at 3:21 pm

Hey! Where did you get that picture of my dog?

Chet Kincaid June 30, 2011 at 3:28 pm

You make "giving voice" sound so dirty. Which, in this context, it actually is.

ChessieNefercat June 30, 2011 at 3:32 pm

"If she can get around by bus, why not corporate executives?"

Aha! The sudden end of the One Dimwit Mystery Bus Tour explained! She was told in no uncertain terms to get her stupid tour bus the fuck off the road and out of sight, before she screwed it up for everybody (that counts).

KeepFnThatChicken June 30, 2011 at 3:37 pm

After killing bin Laden, I thought Barry's testicles were descending. Now it seems they're growin' back up in there.

DROP THEM TRUCK NUTZ, OBAMMER, AND PUT THAT HAMMER DOWN!

MrFizzy June 30, 2011 at 3:43 pm

If I say motherfucker and cock a lot will my p score go up? There seems to be a motherfucking correlation here, you cocksuckers.

BaldarTFlagass June 30, 2011 at 3:51 pm

There's only one motherfuckin' way to find out, cocksuckah! Avanti!

prommie June 30, 2011 at 4:03 pm

Motherfucking right-on! You can't fucking say "cock" enough, for my fucking taste. And assfucking!

ChessieNefercat June 30, 2011 at 4:17 pm

And dootyhead.

hagajim June 30, 2011 at 3:44 pm

Steppin over dollars to pick up dimes. Awesome.

__kth__ June 30, 2011 at 3:48 pm

That's always the right-wing answer. In probably another decade or so, the wealthy in this country will consider the brains of penniless children a delicacy. Yet, when (if?) an outcry is raised against the practice, Fox will wonder: who will think of the kiddie-coop attendants/cleaners/kill-floor personnel?

__kth__ June 30, 2011 at 4:00 pm

hmm, downfister takes offense at the cannibalism aspersion. I'm taking solace in that some things are still beyond the pale for them, for the moment at least.

Noman June 30, 2011 at 3:56 pm

When I'm low on money, I just keep spending and borrowing more, so I don't see why the federal government can't just do the same thing.

For the children.

prommie June 30, 2011 at 4:04 pm

So you are in favor of repealing the tax cuts?

Noman June 30, 2011 at 4:30 pm

Repealing the tax cuts is a GREAT idea!

In 2003 before the tax cuts were implemented, federal receipts were ~$1.78T.

Four years of those cuts, federal revenue had risen to ~$2.57T.

This is terrible, because it makes more work for government accountants, who don't get paid ANY extra for that work. Evil rich people are just making more work for them.

No, I think we should get rid of those tax cuts and get that federal revenue back down to a manageable level.

US Budget historical tables

nonbeliever7 June 30, 2011 at 3:58 pm

I'm holding a bake sale at the Country Club…as soon as I get some more glass shards.

Naked_Bunny June 30, 2011 at 4:46 pm

Anyone know how can I make this violin I'm playing any tinier?

Noman June 30, 2011 at 6:58 pm

Warsh it in hot water.

carolinaswamp June 30, 2011 at 4:56 pm

Interestingly, the wildly expensive handknotted rug business did collapse after the French Revolution, dislocating quite a few weavers. However, I have never seen evidence that the French regret their decision.

Lionel[redacted]Esq June 30, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Or, if you are Rush Limbaugh, Viagra and Dominican Boys.

But, let's face it, you just can't have that kind of fun flying commercial. It would hardly be worth getting rich anymore. Hell, might as well just quit and go on unemployment.

ttommyunger June 30, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Meanwhile Clem Turnstile is sitting in his Barcolounger after a hard days work at the County Water Department fuming at this news. You see, his wife is real good at baking cakes and such and one day they'll be in the money flying all over the World in a private jet just like………………….zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzWha? Huh? Oh, the Pizza's here!

JackObin June 30, 2011 at 5:38 pm

Fly Me to the Loon.

Beck_is_Trig June 30, 2011 at 6:21 pm

nice job of catching that….yeah, I read all about the "Ryan Plan" for Medicare and no, it's nothing like "Obamacare"….I know you're not arguing that it is, but I feel compelled nonetheless. "Obamacare" is mistakingly trying to save a broken system using capitalist concepts of "speading the risk" in order to acheive its goals of insuring more people and lowering costs. The Ryan Plan is taking a well functioning system, privatizing it simply 'cuz corporations MUST control everything…and shirking responsibility by passing thousands of dollars of costs onto the elderly. So in actuality…while they may SEEM somewhat similar…the mindsets and mechanisms are of course, opposite. But who wants accuracy in reporting, right? Oh, and I fucking hate wingnuts…felt good.

Pres[EXTERMINATE!!] June 30, 2011 at 6:33 pm

Funny how ending tax breaks and tax credits means a tax hike in Baggerspeak.

Noman June 30, 2011 at 6:56 pm

""Do you have any idea how insane you appear to rational humans?

The next time you encounter one, ask him or her.

Beck_is_Trig June 30, 2011 at 7:23 pm

It's funny…I watched Rachel Maddow last night (I still have free time until the corporate shackels are placed on me in…12 days) and she placed the context as being a "see if you'll defend THIS" challenge by Obama. When she said that…the first thought that occured to me was well "why am I oddly attracted to Rachel Maddow?" but after that one, "oh they will..and the defense will be HILARIOUS for it's blatant hypocrisy and complete lack of self awareness" and here we are…..Thank you, Faux Nuuuuz for being exactly what I think you are…may you never suprise me.

Negropolis July 1, 2011 at 1:35 am

There ain't nothin' odd about being attracted to Rachel.

zhubajie June 30, 2011 at 8:08 pm

Jiang Zemin makes do with a private train. So does Kim Jong-il, for that matter.

smitallica June 30, 2011 at 11:55 pm

My company owns a jet. The guy who owns my company (and, by extension, my ass), is worth hundreds of millions of dollars, and is therefore a staunch Republican. I have heard him say that Obama is "not my president."

Who's your president now, bitch?

Negropolis July 1, 2011 at 12:46 am

National Business Aviation Association

There is such a thing? Damn, everyone has an "association."

Negropolis July 1, 2011 at 12:54 am

I, for one, welcome our elevated, aviated overlords.

Negropolis July 1, 2011 at 1:05 am

This is brilliant.

lulzmonger July 1, 2011 at 10:12 pm

"LearJets For Lemmings/Tentacles Across Amerika"

Pretty meh as a 7-inch split-single if you ask me.

ChessieNefercat June 30, 2011 at 2:59 pm

Especially after that incident at the Cheery Oil Company.

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