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Ego-in-Chief: Obama Initially Thought He'd Won the Denver Debate

nodeamass Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 2:50 PM
WE (CORPRATIONS) DRINK YOUR MILKSHAKE! "The money the government gives annually to corporations runs into hundreds of billions. These include tax breaks, depreciation allowances, submarket sales of land and natural resources to mining and oil companies. Energy companies receive about $78.8 billion annually in subsidies. Under the Mining Act of 1872, $230 billion dollars worth of federal land was given to mining copies from 1872 to 1993. Federal subsidies to agribusiness may have totaled $245.2 billion from 1995 to 2009."
DB07 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 2:56 PM
You're making up numbers....but actually most here don't want corporate welfare anyway.
Petrus64 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 2:53 PM
The Govt collects $10/barrel on oil leases.

They'd go broke if it weren't for such deals (more broke than they are).

This report from the UK Daily Mail's Tony Harnden is at once astonishing yet not entirely surprising.  Sources close to the Obama campaign were alarmed to discover that President Empty Chair strode off stage a week ago tonight feeling confident that he'd just beaten Mitt Romney in the debate.  At what point does acute arrogance cross some threshold into self-delusion?  Read and marvel:

When President Barack Obama stepped off the stage in Denver last week the 60 million Americans watching the debate against Mitt Romney already...