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What a load of crap. Go back and read the beginning and you'll see that I didn't know you from Adam, so there was no need to get mad at you. In any argument I've ever had with anyone, It always starts with a conversation which leads to an argument because of many reasons. Get with reality already. Wake up from that stupor you're in.

As far as the other crap you wrote, I laid down many question which you refused to answer and that's a fact. I even copied and pasted a long article regarding the many prophecies in the Bible that you calimed to have come true, which was turned out to be false, yet I never heard one peep from you.

I gave you so many different questions, simple questions, but you always used some excuse to WEASEL out of it.

YOU can't answer simple questions. Then when I got tired of asking them over and over and over and over and over and over, I left because I got tired of arguing with a brick wall, to which then you accused me of running away. You simply don't get it do you?

Why?......because you're clueless and so brainwashed that you refuse to even attempt to answer any of the questions...because you CAN'T.....

Now get over it....!

at the risk of descending another thread into a rediculous back and forth,  are you that upside down in life that you have to resort to lying about what has transposed over time between us?

your lying to yourself and to the board if you portray that i "ran" from anything you served up.

that's a straight up lie.

i countered everything you ever manufactured,  and you are the one that michael jacksoned out the side door many times.

there are some people for which it is more difficult to defend against,  based on their intelligence and resourcefulness,  but don't flatter yourself joker,  because there will never come a day where you could serve up anything i would have to "run from".

i said in here before,  more times than i can count,  but if a person has to resort to lying in order the "maintain" their position in life......they don't have a position in the first place.

i ran from you -----> Green laugh

            "i am .........."meant to"       

P.S.,  that RJoH  is a stand up guy.  thanks,  vision

         until further notice,  it's  france everyday

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    Things are looking up in Kentucky...

    I wonder how they determined what "full-size" was?

    And the $40 Million in tax breaks will allow the Kentucky taxpayers to contribute too!

    I'd like to see all such tax incentives abolished so that all businesses compete on an equal footing, but if there are going to be such incentives it's not unreasonable to have the rules apply to all businesses. I don't believe in any of their stories, but insofar as it's a legitimate business it deserves the same breaks that are available to other businesses that  are expected to have a similar economic impact. Of course a theme park about Islam or Satanism should also get tax breaks in proportion to the expected economic impact and that vote should also be unanimous, but we know that's about as likely as winning the lottery. I don't see a real problem with the decision itself, but I'm skeptical about  the reasons behind the decision.


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      I'd like to see all such tax incentives abolished so that all businesses compete on an equal footing, but if there are going to be such incentives it's not unreasonable to have the rules apply to all businesses. I don't believe in any of their stories, but insofar as it's a legitimate business it deserves the same breaks that are available to other businesses that  are expected to have a similar economic impact. Of course a theme park about Islam or Satanism should also get tax breaks in proportion to the expected economic impact and that vote should also be unanimous, but we know that's about as likely as winning the lottery. I don't see a real problem with the decision itself, but I'm skeptical about  the reasons behind the decision.

      "I'd like to see all such tax incentives abolished so that all businesses compete on an equal footing, but if there are going to be such incentives it's not unreasonable to have the rules apply to all businesses."

      I agree.

      Assuming these tax incentives were determined by a full analysis of the economic impact of the project, including start-up AND ongoing long term effects, I wonder if Kentuckians have been apprised of it?  There will be engineering and construction jobs created at the outset, but eventually, theme parks end up with a maintenance crew and lots of part-time HS and college kids selling tickets and making hot dogs.  I hope the Finance Authority is at least requiring the principals to contract with Kentucky construction companies!

      Before subsidizing a for profit business to the tune of $40 Million belonging to all the citizens of Kentucky, wouldn't it make sense to see an accounting up front, one that would show into whose hands this $40M will end up?   I'm sure the "...group of unidentified private investors..." putting up the other $132M for the project are happy!  Big Smile

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        "I'd like to see all such tax incentives abolished so that all businesses compete on an equal footing, but if there are going to be such incentives it's not unreasonable to have the rules apply to all businesses."

        I agree.

        Assuming these tax incentives were determined by a full analysis of the economic impact of the project, including start-up AND ongoing long term effects, I wonder if Kentuckians have been apprised of it?  There will be engineering and construction jobs created at the outset, but eventually, theme parks end up with a maintenance crew and lots of part-time HS and college kids selling tickets and making hot dogs.  I hope the Finance Authority is at least requiring the principals to contract with Kentucky construction companies!

        Before subsidizing a for profit business to the tune of $40 Million belonging to all the citizens of Kentucky, wouldn't it make sense to see an accounting up front, one that would show into whose hands this $40M will end up?   I'm sure the "...group of unidentified private investors..." putting up the other $132M for the project are happy!  Big Smile

        "Assuming these tax incentives" and "Before subsidizing a for profit business to the tune of $40 Million"

        I'm adding "Jimmy doesn't know there's huge difference between a tax incentive and subsidizing a business" right below "Jimmy believes 50,000 pick-3 players will buy a $1 QP every night, win or lose for 54 years".

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          I'd like to see all such tax incentives abolished so that all businesses compete on an equal footing, but if there are going to be such incentives it's not unreasonable to have the rules apply to all businesses. I don't believe in any of their stories, but insofar as it's a legitimate business it deserves the same breaks that are available to other businesses that  are expected to have a similar economic impact. Of course a theme park about Islam or Satanism should also get tax breaks in proportion to the expected economic impact and that vote should also be unanimous, but we know that's about as likely as winning the lottery. I don't see a real problem with the decision itself, but I'm skeptical about  the reasons behind the decision.

          "I don't see a real problem with the decision itself, but I'm skeptical about  the reasons behind the decision."

          "an estimated 600-700 full time jobs and a projected $250 million in its initial year." And I'll add this is an election year; you can't get reelected in a bible belt state by saying "no" to Noah's Ark.

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            Things are looking up in Kentucky...

            I wonder how they determined what "full-size" was?

            And the $40 Million in tax breaks will allow the Kentucky taxpayers to contribute too!

            "And the $40 Million in tax breaks will allow the Kentucky taxpayers to contribute too!" 

            Thumbs UpGreen laughROFLCheersHurray!Big GrinHyperBananaDanceLOL

             

            Heavens to Betsy, I hear they're going to put up a huge cross along the highway too!

            Oh Goodness Gracious!

             

            Don't worry Nancy, someday I'm sure they'll put up a "HELL" Theme Park so you can have equal time.

            With a special section for Interior Decorators.


                                                         
                                 
                                                     

             

             

             

             

                                                                                                               

            "The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"

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              My-my. So much contention and strife over a news article, a story. Maybe it is a story, follow the money.

              A well known unbeliever and one who is in his mother’s face about it, gets religion after his mother wins a
              million. All of a sudden he wants to express his involvement in the ‘miracle’. Look who is getting the glory and is making the news. It sounds so sincere, so good, so heartwarming and all from a goat.  He should sell used cars or insurance. Is this not the most unbelievable testimony of an unbeliever's conversion?

              I would not put it past him if his tongue-in-cheek conversion hopes to get a piece of the pie.

              It will be interesting to see over the following year just how much conviction this man has for his new found faith.

              Let’s watch the  news for the rest of the story. If he is as adamant about his unbelief as some are, it won't be long to see the fruit. After all, there are other unbelievers who will jump on the chance to run this through some mud trenches because they have much at stake. It will feed another smear campaign unbelievers love to get published to mock God.

              I say he is a goat and will not put a penny in a coffer, let alone a tithe. "faith commeth by hearing,.. the Word of God". Lottery winnings are exempt.

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                "I don't see a real problem with the decision itself, but I'm skeptical about  the reasons behind the decision."

                "an estimated 600-700 full time jobs and a projected $250 million in its initial year." And I'll add this is an election year; you can't get reelected in a bible belt state by saying "no" to Noah's Ark.

                You saying there are politics involved with the theme park?

                It will have to be a tour stop for Sarah Palin then.

                 I’ll bet every one of my gold teeth on it.

                Sorry Ridge, you don’t have enough teeth left to match the bet, even if they were gold capped.

                And I thought stupid was only a state
                of mind,...

                DD


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                  "And the $40 Million in tax breaks will allow the Kentucky taxpayers to contribute too!" 

                  Thumbs UpGreen laughROFLCheersHurray!Big GrinHyperBananaDanceLOL

                   

                  Heavens to Betsy, I hear they're going to put up a huge cross along the highway too!

                  Oh Goodness Gracious!

                   

                  Don't worry Nancy, someday I'm sure they'll put up a "HELL" Theme Park so you can have equal time.

                  With a special section for Interior Decorators.

                  Hey rdgnr,

                  I think this is the 2nd time I've noticed you referring to me as "Nancy."  It's interesting, although not that surprising, that someone with that name shares enough of my views that you would mistake me for him/her.  Sorry, but I only know one Nancy, and she's in Ohio.

                  --Jimmy4164


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                      You saying there are politics involved with the theme park?

                      It will have to be a tour stop for Sarah Palin then.

                       I’ll bet every one of my gold teeth on it.

                      Sorry Ridge, you don’t have enough teeth left to match the bet, even if they were gold capped.

                      And I thought stupid was only a state
                      of mind,...

                      DD

                      There were questions about giving tax incentives to a religious based theme park but the company is not a religious organization or tax exempt. The ground breaking won't be until August and that's spring time in Alaska.


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                        There were questions about giving tax incentives to a religious based theme park but the company is not a religious organization or tax exempt. The ground breaking won't be until August and that's spring time in Alaska.

                        Ahh, Capitalism. One does not need to
                        have a tax exempt status the old fashioned way anymore. They just lobby for tax
                        breaks. A bad bribe for the people who will pay for it up the what’sit.

                        An outfit, that as it turns out was
                        from Texas, wanted to make Dick Cheney’s dream come true on the 1200 gas fired
                        power plants that never got built. The
                        plan was to have a natural gas liquefied
                        terminal in several locations on the Columbia River in western Oregon. There is
                        a natural reservoir in place, plumbed in and now supersized by Texican pipefighters.
                          The LNG plant was not wanted and the outfit finally
                        gave up. They left some 100 million in unpaid debts for permits and media and
                        Etc. They went bankrupt almost immediately after finally understanding NO and
                        all the communities that gave the outfit credit for permits and services got
                        hung out to dry. BIGTIME. They are political suckers that got bribed. The USA does not
                        have the LNG tankers that fly our flag so by law, we cannot even get out own
                        gas, port to port. The gas would be from another country. Not exactly the energy
                        self sufficiency plan we were told to be on. The prop jobs have gearboxes that last five years at best. One field has already been sold, as-is.

                         

                        I have seen numerous big outfits
                        promise the world with a picket fence around it to get such incentives and
                        every one is a state sponsored corporation of entitlement. 30 million from
                        Alaska to Canada for a pipeline that will not happen and they are locked into
                        paying more. Nuclear plants, Several steel plants, a bottle plant, CoGens, ethanol
                        plants where there is no corn for a thousand miles, etc. Somebody is getting
                        rich and the country is floundering in financial ruin, public and private.

                        Like a Gypsum board plant goes in a
                        no-nothing town and gets tax breaks while emergency services go belly up the
                        same year. No ambulances. The Fire department is merged with another city 25
                        miles away. No funding. What a deal. They
                        even get a provision to make more air pollution than what is allowed by other
                        long standing business who would get fined for the same emissions. And oh the
                        promises of the jobs! BS. They had the Jr. colleges teaching pre-application
                        courses (to get a job ap) and the jobs went to people from out of state and I do
                        not mean Washington across the river.

                        All across the nation there are such
                        stories of new hopeful businesses- new industry getting breaks and as soon as it can be
                        done they are bankrupt and given a special provision. There is big money
                        fleecing the right people and all that has to happen is,… it gets in financial trouble
                        and is bought by another party for pennies on the dollar. Wink-wink,
                        nudge-nudge. Ah, the virtues of greedy capitalism for the entitled; great gain is godliness.

                         

                        Groundbreaking in August? I will bet all my teeth Palin will be there with a shovel and will speak of the virtues of
                        such an undertaking. I only hope she is in deep as an investor. Could there,..
                        is there a Wal-Mart nearby so Sarah can shop without dressing up in her PJ’s?

                         She does not need votes, she needs investors. Who is better to fleece the congregations than one of their own? She is on a mission from god but nobody knows which one.

                        DD

                        uh, Stack,... it is springtime in Alaska NOW. It lasts a few days way up there.

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                          Sarah Palin will be busy creating her own theme park based on the "Midnight ride of Paul Revere" with bell tower water slides. Every day at 1:00 PM they will reenact the famous historical moment when Revere rang one bell by land and two bells by sea.

                          It's so refreshing to have Sarah pointing out the errors in history.

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                            Sarah Palin will be busy creating her own theme park based on the "Midnight ride of Paul Revere" with bell tower water slides. Every day at 1:00 PM they will reenact the famous historical moment when Revere rang one bell by land and two bells by sea.

                            It's so refreshing to have Sarah pointing out the errors in history.

                            Yeah, maybe she should build it next to Obama's Theme Park based on "all 57 states" that he says he visited before the last election.

                             

                            It's also refreshing to have Barack pointing out errors in the history books.


                                                                         
                                                 
                                                                     

                             

                             

                             

                             

                                                                                                                               

                            "The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"

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                              I love stories like this........

                              Isaiah 61:7 "Instead of their shame my people will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace they will rejoice in their inheritance; and so they will inherit a double portion in their land, and everlasting joy will be theirs." The mother got 2 blessings her son becoming a believer  and $1 million dollars.........

                              Thank you Jesus!!!!!!!!

                              Hi dallascowboyfan!

                              Love your post and I agree!

                              I know this story is written from the point of this young man but what if his mother had been praying to God that her son would change his ways of thinking?....

                              God makes it very clear that blessing fall on the just and the unjust (Matt 5:45) and He is Sovereign and His thoughts are not our thoughts nor are His ways our ways.....(Isaiah 55)

                              Which reminds me...someone mentioned why would God bless this situation when there are starving children?

                              God does care about starving children....

                              I feel that when you see those commercial of children suffering and you want to scream at God....just know that the fact that you are "watching" that commercial is God screaming at you to do something about it!!!!!

                              God has given us (human beings) the power and ability to fix it.....

                              If I can spend $1 on a lottery ticket for every drawing....I can come up with $38 bucks a month to send to my sponsor child in Ethiopia so that she can have 3 meals a day and her village can have medicine to fight HIV.

                              (I am not saying that everyone reading this should do that...just trying to make a point that God has done His part by giving us life....we can do our part to make it better...esp for someone else).

                              Starving children is not the result of a distant God....IT IS NOT HIS FAULT....It is the result of humanity's corruption, greed and lack of compassion......and you don't have to wait to win the lottery to make a difference.

                              "For My thoughts are not your thoughts neither are your ways My ways said the Lord.  As the heavens are higher than the earth so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts." (Isaiah 55:7-9)

                                 
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