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    Mingus, if you'll take a look at the "reality" of...

    Mingus, if you'll take a look at the "reality" of political polls, you'll see that Texas has changed from solid red to solid pink, denoting a decline in support for Trump. The large metropolitan...
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    Lamb, I'm afraid it's the American people who...

    Lamb, I'm afraid it's the American people who have sold out.
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    Congress is a problem, but it's not THE problem. ...

    Congress is a problem, but it's not THE problem. The problem is the sheeple who are willing to accept a clown as President (doesn't matter which... just pick one, it'll be a clown). We complain...
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    A vote for Evan McMullin is NOT a vote for...

    A vote for Evan McMullin is NOT a vote for Hillary. It is also NOT a vote for Trump. It is a vote for Evan McMullin. Trump supporters claim that it would be a vote for Hillary. Hillary supporters...
  6. Thread: The final debate

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    Trump - Anger Management Consultant Clinton -...

    Trump - Anger Management Consultant

    Clinton - Email telemarketer
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    Mingus, the sale of water out of the new State...

    Mingus, the sale of water out of the new State Park lake will doom the area to extinction. Remember what happened to Hubbard Creek Reservoir when Abilene started pumping water out of it? Economic...
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    Local police file their citations with Municipal...

    Local police file their citations with Municipal Court, not JP office. Knowing the present Police Chief, I am sure his goal is safety, not dollars.
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    I wonder who wrote the speech that he read...

    I wonder who wrote the speech that he read...
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    Trump is nuts! Clinton is a crook. All of the...

    Trump is nuts! Clinton is a crook. All of the candidates, including Johnson and Stein, are not qualified to be president.
    Those on the "Trump train" are deafened by the roar of the engine and...
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    We can always push back! If they don't like our...

    We can always push back! If they don't like our traditional world, they can go somewhere else and start a new one!
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    Julie, I think you are over-simplifying the...

    Julie, I think you are over-simplifying the situation. In my mind, it has NOTHING to do with true transgenders. True transgenders have been using restrooms with no problems whatsoever for years and...
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    Wouldn't you agree that "transgender" bathrooms...

    Wouldn't you agree that "transgender" bathrooms make it easier for predators to "get through the door"? Females should not have to feel apprehensive about going into a room to relieve themselves. ...
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    Remember that feeling of discomfort or anxiety...

    Remember that feeling of discomfort or anxiety that you had in the locker room? Why should my wife or daughters be subjected to that type of anxiety just to appease or "accommodate" someone who...
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    http://eastlandspin.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

    http://eastlandspin.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2262&stc=1
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    Comparing black people to perverts is just plain...

    Comparing black people to perverts is just plain wrong! In states where it is unlawful for males to enter female restrooms, a violator will at least try to hide the fact that he is violating the...
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    In the '50's, we wouldn't have been discussing...

    In the '50's, we wouldn't have been discussing this at all. It's kinda sad that circumstances now make discussion necessary.
    Julie, each of us has the right to feel comfortable wherever we are,...
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    The Obama administration, in order to "give"...

    The Obama administration, in order to "give" rights to certain groups, of necessity, have to deprive other groups of their rights. Does a child have a right to privacy in a public restroom? Does a...
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    Everyone seems to be obsessed with "equal rights"...

    Everyone seems to be obsessed with "equal rights" and avoiding discrimination against "transgenders". Our women and children should not have to worry about their privacy being invaded by some...
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    Republican Primary March 1st, Democratic Primary...

    Republican Primary March 1st, Democratic Primary March 2nd....

    (Just joking! Let's all get out and vote on March 1st or early voting if you wish to beat the lines.)
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    I agree, OldGoat. At this point, it looks like...

    I agree, OldGoat. At this point, it looks like Trump, Kasich, Cruz, Bush and Rubio will be the only ones on the stage at the next debate in South Carolina.
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    ...and I'm certainly not advocating the latter...

    ...and I'm certainly not advocating the latter...
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    Don't you think it would help to have a leader...

    Don't you think it would help to have a leader that thinks the same way as the people? I think the majority of people want our country restored to its former values, but that will never happen with...
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    :sleep:

    :sleep:
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    I don't want to have to choose the lesser of two...

    I don't want to have to choose the lesser of two evils. I agree with Dave. If it is the BIG EVIL (Hillary) and the LESSER EVIL (Trump), I will vote for the lesser of the two evils.

    Right now,...
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    Let's see, Trump bankrupted four of his companies...

    Let's see, Trump bankrupted four of his companies and beat his creditors out of 480 million dollars, and it may even be over one BILLION! He would have no problem bankrupting the United States. By...
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    It wouldn't matter if you were bankrupt, because...

    It wouldn't matter if you were bankrupt, because everything would be FREE!!
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    Any of the Republican candidates would make a...

    Any of the Republican candidates would make a better president than any of the three Democrat candidates. I, as well, am a Cruz supporter, but will vote for Trump if he is the nominee, even though I...
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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/...

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2015/08/07/donald-trump-late-night-angry-tweets-megyn-kelly-and-it-is-epic/
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    LittleBritches, I couldn't agree more. Megyn...

    LittleBritches, I couldn't agree more. Megyn asked him a fair question, and his childish behavior hasn't stopped yet. Whiny J. Trump.
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    Well, that debate went south in a hurry, didn't...

    Well, that debate went south in a hurry, didn't it? :lol:

    OK, on to bigger and not necessarily better things... Donald Duck, uh, I mean Donald Trump... right or wrong for ducking out on the...
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    Do you see the quotation marks around my last...

    Do you see the quotation marks around my last post? That means I'm quoting. Yes, it is a repetition. I'm aware of that. And yes, I agree that they are traitors and self dealers. That's why I...
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    "Just because a candidate calls himself...

    "Just because a candidate calls himself Republican doesn't mean he's a Republican. "
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    "Democrat" means NOTHING. "Republican" means...

    "Democrat" means NOTHING. "Republican" means NOTHING. "Conservative" means EVERYTHING to the survival of this country.
    Just because a candidate calls himself Republican doesn't mean he's a...
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    Trump talks about Trump. Cruz talks about border...

    Trump talks about Trump. Cruz talks about border security, IRS, Islamic terrorism, the Constitution, 2nd Amendment, etc.
    Obama: "I, I, I, I, I, I, I, I, I, I..."
    Trump: "me, me, me, me, me, me,...
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    Too many conservative Christians stayed home on...

    Too many conservative Christians stayed home on election day in 2012. We can't afford to make that mistake again. The least of the Republican candidates is better than the alternative on the...
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    To each his own......

    To each his own...
    http://presidential-candidates.insidegov.com/stories/5187/23-ridiculously-offensive-donald-trump-quotes#Intro

    Very presidential.
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    Do you see a problem with that?

    Do you see a problem with that?
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    Cruz for President 2016

    http://3m12dd41gw8bqlgg62dfsvyl.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/cruzlogo.png
  40. Thread: Police Chief

    by Cecil
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    Congratulations to David Hullum upon being...

    Congratulations to David Hullum upon being selected by the Eastland City Commissioners as the new police chief for Eastland! Excellent choice!
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    Try to resolve the problem by filing a complaint...

    Try to resolve the problem by filing a complaint with the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Here's your sign... uh, form! :)
    http://www.scjc.state.tx.us/pdf/ComplaintForm-English-071309.pdf
  42. Thread: Paving ripoff

    by Cecil
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    Paving ripoff

    Personal opinion:

    The company that is reconstructing State Highway 6 between Carbon and Gorman is doing a TERRIBLE job of it! They started working on the road in March 2015, first doing one lane,...
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    Are you offended by "In God We Trust" on...

    Are you offended by "In God We Trust" on government-issued currency? Does a police department have the same "rights" or authority as the U.S. Treasury? Or are they somehow an inferior entity,...
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    Julie, the thought behind adding that "logo" is...

    Julie, the thought behind adding that "logo" is found in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Don't just read the first part of the sentence... because the second part says "...nor...
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    The ratification clause of the U.S. Constitution,...

    The ratification clause of the U.S. Constitution, Article VII, was signed and designated "In the Year of Our Lord, 1787". You will also note, I'm sure, that in the Declaration of Independence (an...
  46. Aren't we kind of jumping the gun, so to speak...

    Aren't we kind of jumping the gun, so to speak here, Mingus? What makes you think the DPS failed to file the report? Could it possibly be that they filed the report, but the AG's office hasn't...
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    http://eastlandchamber.com/classified-ads.htm

    http://eastlandchamber.com/classified-ads.htm
  48. That's what federal government doeth.

    That's what federal government doeth.
  49. Thread: Hillary Hearings

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    :arrgh: LOL

    :arrgh: LOL
  50. Thread: Hillary Hearings

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    One big difference... Bill Clinton was not a...

    One big difference...

    Bill Clinton was not a Socialist... and he was not intent on "fundamentally transforming" the United States into a third-world country.

    I have trouble understanding why...
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    "In God We Trust" is the official motto of the...

    "In God We Trust" is the official motto of the United States, and despite claims to the contrary by the ill-informed, courts have ruled that it is non-coercive, therefore, does not "force" anything...
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    Everywhere.

    Everywhere.
  53. Thread: Hillary Hearings

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    The last Republican we had in the White House...

    The last Republican we had in the White House bombed the crap out of the Muslims and was condemned by the Democrats, so how is a Democrat going to keep us from having the burqa as our national...
  54. Thread: Hillary Hearings

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    2250Naw... I like just the plain ol' eyeball.

    2250Naw... I like just the plain ol' eyeball.
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    Is there a palopintospin.com?

    Is there a palopintospin.com?
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    Boo in the Garden

    Boo in the Garden will start at 5:00 PM on October 31st in Grimes Memorial Garden, 309 W. Main, in Eastland.

    Businesses or organizations that are interested in having a table to pass out goodies...
  57. Thread: Old Rip Parade

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    Someone always does... lol

    Someone always does... lol
  58. Kentucky oath of office for elected officials: ...

    Kentucky oath of office for elected officials:

    I do solemnly swear (or affirm, as the case may be) that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of this...
  59. Yeah, everyone knows that's a job for the Supreme...

    Yeah, everyone knows that's a job for the Supreme Court! :roll:

    Why is the government involved at all in issuing licenses for a religious rite? And why do you need a license at all, especially in...
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    I want to make it perfectly clear that I have the...

    I want to make it perfectly clear that I have the highest regard for teachers. Teachers are heroes. But political correctness has caused many people to compromise their beliefs, simply to avoid...
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    Happens every day! And no one stands up and...

    Happens every day! And no one stands up and says, "Hey, that's wrong!". And when someone DOES stand up and say it, liberals try to paint them as bigots or religious fanatics. For the libs, it's...
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    OK, cancel the social studies, geography and...

    OK, cancel the social studies, geography and history classes!



    But its' ok for a teacher to infringe on the students' religious rights?
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    I don't think anyone wants teachers,...

    I don't think anyone wants teachers, administrators, boards or others making the choice to invoke their religious and political beliefs on the children of others. I just want them to get out of the...
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    Mitt2016 - He'll stop the moral decline... moral...

    Mitt2016 - He'll stop the moral decline... moral decay... of our country.
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    http://www.free2pray.info/5founderquotes.html ...

    http://www.free2pray.info/5founderquotes.html

    Benjamin Rush On the Mode of Education Proper in a Republic
    Categories: Religion and Morality
    Date: 1806
    [T]he only foundation for a useful...
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    I agree, Mutha! Mitch McConnell and John Boehner...

    I agree, Mutha! Mitch McConnell and John Boehner are a disgrace, and both need to be replaced. I have never been so embarrassed for the GOP. They seem to think this whole thing is a game. As our...
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    Dave, even after it is passed, they won't tell us...

    Dave, even after it is passed, they won't tell us what is in it. We've been sold down the river.
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    I'll be supporting Mike Lang for our...

    I'll be supporting Mike Lang for our representative. Many thanks to Jim for his many years of service.
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    What action was taken on #8, rme?

    What action was taken on #8, rme?
  70. American Red Cross will be hosting a Multi-Agency...

    American Red Cross will be hosting a Multi-Agency Resource Center in Eastland at the First Baptist Church Eastland, 405 S. Seaman, from 2 PM Ė 8 PM, Tuesday, June 2nd, *for those affected by the...
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    Vocational training that will not compete with...

    Vocational training that will not compete with our local colleges. Many of our young people migrate to larger metropolitan areas simply because they don't have the skills that will allow them to...
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    I agree. The President deserves another term......

    I agree. The President deserves another term... in prison.
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    Who turned the world upside down?

    Would one of you knowledgeable gentlemen or ladies enlighten me on the fast-track trade issue? I am at a total loss to understand what is going on with Congress.

    OK, here's my understanding of...
  74. Thread: Jade helm 15

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    Just put on our tinfoil caps and it'll all go...

    Just put on our tinfoil caps and it'll all go away... guaranteed!
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    :lol:

    :lol:
  76. Thread: TV ?

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    Suddenlink cable, Dish Network, and DirecTV. No...

    Suddenlink cable, Dish Network, and DirecTV. No matter which way you go, if you want movie channels or premium networks, it's gonna cost you.
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    If we are going to spend $32,000,000, then WE...

    If we are going to spend $32,000,000, then WE should pay for it, not our children and their children. We are considering creating a debt totaling $51,000,000 for our kids!

    High school......
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    Are you now in favor of the EISD Bond Proposal...

    Are you now in favor of the EISD Bond Proposal because of the shift in maturity amount from $100 million to $51 million?
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    If not you, who? If not now, when? The wrongs...

    If not you, who? If not now, when? The wrongs that beset our society exist simply because we allow it to happen. It is our DUTY to take a stand. Otherwise, we'll continue to see a decline in...
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    TBD

    TBD
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    Thank you, MM. I'm very surprised that it wasn't...

    Thank you, MM. I'm very surprised that it wasn't you! :)
  82. Thread: Gun Nuts

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    2237 Sounds like someone dancing around the...

    2237
    Sounds like someone dancing around the question... and answer.
    I'm thoroughly obfuscated.
  83. Thread: Broken Promises

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    Needless to say, I'm NOT voting for Rick Perry! ...

    Needless to say, I'm NOT voting for Rick Perry! It seems that he has forgotten his confrontation with a DPS officer that had stopped Perry's car for speeding, and the existence of a videotape that...
  84. Thread: Broken Promises

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    Broken promises... by the Republicans! During...

    Broken promises... by the Republicans! During the last election, they ran on the premise and promise that lawless acts by our President would cease, and our country was going to regain lost...
  85. Thread: Gun Nuts

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    :lol: ...and think of how many jobs it would...

    :lol: ...and think of how many jobs it would free up!
  86. Thread: Gun Nuts

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    Has anyone else noticed that the Obama...

    Has anyone else noticed that the Obama administration thinks Fox News is the enemy? And that terrorists wouldn't be so terrible if we'd just find them all a job...? When is he going to realize that...
  87. Thread: Gun Nuts

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    I'm still for open carry...

    I'm still for open carry...
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    "Life for Dummies"?

    "Life for Dummies"?
  89. Thread: Gun Nuts

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    The standard argument against open carry is that...

    The standard argument against open carry is that "then, even criminals would be able to carry guns". Uh, they DO now!

    And another... "if everyone carried weapons, people would be shooting each...
  90. Thread: Gun Nuts

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    I'm for open-carry. "...the right of the...

    I'm for open-carry.

    "...the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
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    Perhaps someone with more knowledge about the...

    Perhaps someone with more knowledge about the cost of dumpsters can correct me, but let's suppose a roll-off dumpster costs the city around $400 per dump, and that a dumpster can be (and usually is)...
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    I won't vote for Rick Perry in the primaries. As...

    I won't vote for Rick Perry in the primaries.
    As for the other states being "cheaper" for coverage, just remember that it is only because of subsidies for which YOU and I pay.
  93. Kids and adults need to be considerate of those...

    Kids and adults need to be considerate of those around them. I have seen people of all ages answering their cell phone in the theatre...not just at the Majestic! They not only text and play games...
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    Now you've got me scared!

    Now you've got me scared!
  95. Thread: Gold Lantern:

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    LOL!

    LOL!
  96. Thread: OK, let's do it!

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    Vote for Mike!

    Vote for Mike!
  97. Thread: OK, let's do it!

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    A perfect example of "throwing" the game.

    A perfect example of "throwing" the game.
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    I don't have any inside knowledge about who is...

    I don't have any inside knowledge about who is running and who is not running, but have heard speculation that at least two of the incumbents will not seek reelection. I think we have good...
  99. Thread: In God We Trust

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    LOL

    LOL
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    When I was 12 and 13, I lived in Fort Worth. I...

    When I was 12 and 13, I lived in Fort Worth. I collected stamps, and very often rode my bicycle from the south side to downtown, where a stamp and coin store was located. At that time, Fort Worth...
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    Politically correct or not, Islam is at war with...

    Politically correct or not, Islam is at war with Christians, and the sooner we realize that, the better the outcome will be. Senator Kelly Ayotte ripped the Obama administration for not "defining"...
  102. The thing I like most about the Spin is that we...

    The thing I like most about the Spin is that we can "quote" another's post or a segment of it, and respond to it. That kinda keeps things in a chronological order and is much easier to follow. ...
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    GD, are you being "hard-headed"?? LOL... Happy...

    GD, are you being "hard-headed"?? LOL... Happy New Year!
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    Glad you're back, Mutha!

    Glad you're back, Mutha!
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    A message to Mutha

    Mutha, I hope you are still reading the Spin. You have always treated me with respect and courtesy, and I hope that I have done the same.
    I enjoy reading your posts, so I sincerely hope you will...
  106. Thread: Where is Mutha

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    This proves the theory of devolution.

    This proves the theory of devolution.
  107. Thread: Where is Mutha

    by Cecil
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    Yeah... what Cyote said.

    Yeah... what Cyote said.
  108. Thread: Where is Mutha

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    :lol:

    :lol:
  109. Thread: Ebola Update

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    One has to wonder if Schumer knows where that $20...

    One has to wonder if Schumer knows where that $20 million came from...
    http://www.thewashingtonnote.com/twn_up_fls/chuckschumer.jpg
    "See these two fingers?"
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    Rick who?

    Rick who?
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    Mitt Romney

    Mitt Romney
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    Children... CHILDREN... behave yourselves! You...

    Children... CHILDREN... behave yourselves! You never know when a mature student may be watching you bicker over insignificant matters.

    Everyone said the players would behave themselves, and...
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    Why, yes! He is! LOL

    Why, yes! He is! LOL
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    In his opening remarks, Obama began by following...

    In his opening remarks, Obama began by following the usual script, telling the voters in Tuesday's elections that he heard their message. But then he strayed a bit: "To the two-thirds of voters who...
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    Me too!

    Me too!
  116. Thread: Hacking

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    Hacking

    The White House is whining about Russia hacking into their computers and "testing" American defenses against an attack.

    Is it Russia's fault that we have unprotected computers in our defense...
  117. Thread: Issa flag

    by Cecil
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    Just takin' a jab atcha, Mingus. I knew what you...

    Just takin' a jab atcha, Mingus. I knew what you meant. And I have no idea how to correct the subject or title of a thread. :)

    Gotta luv how the bombs hit the flag first, then some of the folks...
  118. Thread: Issa flag

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    Darrell Issa? :) ISIS

    Darrell Issa? :)

    ISIS
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    Obama: "We can't hermetically seal ourselves...

    Obama: "We can't hermetically seal ourselves off."

    Uh, Mr. President, to quote someone very very close to you...

    ​YES WE CAN!
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    I agree... 52

    I agree... 52
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    It depends on what "is" is.

    It depends on what "is" is.
  122. Thread: Anyone But...

    by Cecil
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    Obama is buying up our debt? With what, Solyndra...

    Obama is buying up our debt? With what, Solyndra stock?
    If you had half a billion dollars, and wanted to increase the number of jobs in the nation, would you give it to a company that is headed...
  123. Thread: Anyone But...

    by Cecil
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    If the Dems do away with big business and...

    If the Dems do away with big business and corporations, who do you and Hillary think will create those jobs for the immigrants? Oh, I forgot...the government!
    The government is already having to...
  124. Thread: Anyone But...

    by Cecil
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    Party line voting is for those that can't or...

    Party line voting is for those that can't or don't understand the issues.
  125. Thread: Barack Clinton

    by Cecil
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    Barack Clinton

    http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2014/10/24/Hillary-Dont-Let-Anybody-Tell-You-That-Businesses-Create-Jobs
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    I'm looking for a 2/3 majority so they can...

    I'm looking for a 2/3 majority so they can override bammy's pen.
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    Won't it take 8 years for the Pubs to straighten...

    Won't it take 8 years for the Pubs to straighten out the Dem mess, just as it supposedly is taking 8 years for Bammy to straighten out GW's mess? If so, does that mean that everything during the...
  128. Thread: The Price of Oil

    by Cecil
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    Gotta love Mutha. Misguided, but gotta love...

    Gotta love Mutha. Misguided, but gotta love him/her anyway. :)
  129. Thread: Early Voting

    by Cecil
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    It's Bush's fault that the price of gasoline is...

    It's Bush's fault that the price of gasoline is below $3.00 again.
  130. Thread: Anyone But...

    by Cecil
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    NO!!! Ain't no way I'm voting for the British...

    NO!!! Ain't no way I'm voting for the British Royal Family! :)
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    Nature is very nice... wonderful, in fact! ...

    Nature is very nice... wonderful, in fact!

    Let's see now... I can't remember... exactly where in nature do we find the gift of salvation for our immortal soul? Oh, that's right... I remember...
  132. Yes! Isn't it one of God's most beautiful...

    Yes! Isn't it one of God's most beautiful creations?
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    Shall we read on - 37 They asked him, “Where...

    Shall we read on -

    37 They asked him, “Where were they taken, Lord?” He answered, “Wherever there’s a dead body, that’s where the vultures gather.”


    MMMM “Where the vultures gather”...
  134. Just curious, Dave. How much tax would churches...

    Just curious, Dave. How much tax would churches pay under the Fair Tax Plan?
  135. Most Christian churches don't urge congregations...

    Most Christian churches don't urge congregations to disregard the law, but they DO urge congregations to VOTE and to elect candidates with CHRISTIAN VALUES.

    Most Christians believe that Romans...
  136. Political correctness is intellectual terrorism,...

    Political correctness is intellectual terrorism, linguistic fascism, and the worst form of censorship. (attributable to various sources).

    "The notion of political correctness declares certain...
  137. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    I am not advocating prayer over the PA for school...

    I am not advocating prayer over the PA for school children. My point is that I was exposed to that type of "indoctrination", and it didn't ruin me. A child does not remain a child forever, and...
  138. Is GOD BLESS AMERICA offensive to you? Who...

    Is GOD BLESS AMERICA offensive to you?

    Who cares?

    The Constitution doesn't protect you from being offended. :)
  139. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    Allowing a graduating student to mention his...

    Allowing a graduating student to mention his belief in God at his graduation ceremony deprives you of your right to bring up your children with your values?? No one...NO ONE... can deprive you of...
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    Mistaken or erroneous information... The Egyptian...

    Mistaken or erroneous information... The Egyptian God was Amun and King Tut's name was
    Tutankhamun.
    See http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/gods/explore/main.html
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    "As far as being able to find the pretribulation...

    "As far as being able to find the pretribulation rapture in the Bible, we don't need to be rocket scientists to discover it. For me, locating the rapture doctrine in the Bible was as simple as...
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    U.S. military troops don't need to be in Liberia...

    U.S. military troops don't need to be in Liberia taking care of Ebola patients! Bring them home today! Unfortunately, though, they would have to keep the troops in isolation for 21 days to make...
  143. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    Yep, that's right, Marathon Man! Republicans...

    Yep, that's right, Marathon Man! Republicans would have you with a 5+ signal at all times! LOL
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    I Thessalonians 13-18 13 But I would not have...

    I Thessalonians 13-18

    13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
    14 For if we believe that...
  145. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    How? By making sure that the free exercise of...

    How? By making sure that the free exercise of religion by students is not infringed upon by misguided educators who believe it is their job to prohibit the mention of God in commencement speeches...
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    Good point! Every community in Eastland County...

    Good point! Every community in Eastland County has a community center except one. Cisco, Gorman, Rising Star, Scranton, Carbon, Desdemona, Olden, (not really sure about Ranger).
    Will the Lyric...
  147. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    No, it's not ok with me.

    No, it's not ok with me.
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    Good to see you back, Mingus.

    Good to see you back, Mingus.
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    I couldn't have said it better. This article...

    I couldn't have said it better. This article accurately outlines the many reasons for voting Democrats out of office in November!
  150. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    Julie, you're not quite old enough to remember...

    Julie, you're not quite old enough to remember how peaceful and serene things were in school when God was there. After the Supreme Court decisions that prohibited school officials from leading...
  151. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    I don't associate with anyone who lifts their dog...

    I don't associate with anyone who lifts their dog by the ears... or with anyone who declares the "end of poverty" and the "end of racism"... a "Great Society". Lofty goals, indeed, but where was the...
  152. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    Why would I, as a Christian, want to tell someone...

    Why would I, as a Christian, want to tell someone about a religion of hate? Wouldn't it be much better to just teach the Word of God and the message of grace and salvation?
    Catering to other...
  153. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    No, we should go back to 1964 when "political...

    No, we should go back to 1964 when "political correctness" was politically incorrect. And you're about 100 years off, Salty. It was 1864 when KKK and Jim Crow ruled the south.

    1964 was when...
  154. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    ...or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. ...

    ...or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.

    "...laws that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or age..."

    " Race, color, sex, creed, and...
  155. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/10/07/commissi...

    http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/10/07/commission-says-christian-business-owners-should-leave-religion-at-home/
  156. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/10/06/school-b...

    http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/10/06/school-bans-christian-club-again/
  157. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    National Review kinda tripped over their own...

    National Review kinda tripped over their own tongue on this one. Faith in government does not equate to dependence on government. Therefore, no win for liberalism.
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    Somehow, I knew that the Cisco-Eastland rivalry...

    Somehow, I knew that the Cisco-Eastland rivalry was the Republicans' fault!

    However, I think MM covered all bases in one statement.
  159. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    Absolutely right again. It is the parent's place...

    Absolutely right again. It is the parent's place to teach their children about religion, not some ditzy half-wit. It is also not the job of the ditzy half-wit to tell a child that he/she cannot...
  160. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    I don't buy into the premise that our troops keep...

    I don't buy into the premise that our troops keep foreigners from the pursuit of happiness. It is more likely that the opposite is true.

    We don't try to baptize everyone here. We just think that...
  161. Thread: Stealing

    by Cecil
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    Amen! Stand up! Speak up! We can't afford to...

    Amen! Stand up! Speak up! We can't afford to sit idly by and do nothing when our country is going down the tubes.
  162. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    MM, you are absolutely right about the need for...

    MM, you are absolutely right about the need for us to focus on spending cuts. The question is how to make those cuts and exactly what to cut. Recommendations for cuts are always demonized by the...
  163. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    What's happened to my mind??? Well, I guess it's...

    What's happened to my mind??? Well, I guess it's just trying to catch up to yours! LOL

    Nope, no vacation from Obama... just embracing reality... we're stuck with him until January 20, 2017. The...
  164. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    Now, now, GD...you know that Lala Land would just...

    Now, now, GD...you know that Lala Land would just try to ship Him back to us! We'd just have to refuse delivery on that package. :)
  165. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    What's NOT to like about MM? :) For a garden to...

    What's NOT to like about MM? :) For a garden to blossom, water, sunshine, AND fertilizer are needed to grow food for thought.
    It's perfectly ok for friends to have different opinions and...
  166. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    And, pray tell, who would you prefer to be the...

    And, pray tell, who would you prefer to be the one to pluck us from the quicksand? Of all the potential 2016 wannabes, I haven't seen anyone else with the cajones to do what needs to be done to...
  167. Thread: OK, let's do it!

    by Cecil
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    OK, let's do it!

    The Eastland Spin has a colorful history, with lots of sometimes heated discussions about just about everything under the sun. It's a place where I enjoy coming every single day (and sometimes many...
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    True dat

    True dat
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    A case of a truck traveling too fast to stop when...

    A case of a truck traveling too fast to stop when a slower vehicle was in front of him as he came over the rise. He had to swerve to miss the slower vehicle. Trailer, which had about 74 calves in...
  170. Thread: Stealing

    by Cecil
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    MM, please correct me if I'm wrong (and I'm sure...

    MM, please correct me if I'm wrong (and I'm sure you will :D ), but this is how I perceive the relationship of money to each of the two political parties.

    Republicans believe, very strongly, that...
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    Leon Reservoir historical levels...

    Leon Reservoir historical levels
    http://waterdatafortexas.org/reservoirs/individual/leon/historical-volume@2x.png
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    Lawns are green in Abilene. Not so in...

    Lawns are green in Abilene. Not so in Breckenridge.
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    Were we swatting at the wasps when they flew...

    Were we swatting at the wasps when they flew planes into the World Trade Center towers? We swat at the wasps because the wasps stung us before we started swatting.
    Bring our people "home"??? Why...
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    Not to change the subject or anything, but... I...

    Not to change the subject or anything, but...
    I have been quick to criticize so I'll be quick to praise. Obama is doing the RIGHT thing in Syria, so we need to cut him some slack. Got that,...
  175. Thread: Hardin's BBQ:

    by Cecil
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    I wish them luck in Gorman. Just a word of...

    I wish them luck in Gorman. Just a word of advice... predictable hours of operation is key to success in the food business.
  176. Thread: Stealing

    by Cecil
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    CG, you got that right! The officer has a right...

    CG, you got that right! The officer has a right to go home to his family at the end of his shift. Just as in war, there is no such thing as a "fair" fight. You WIN... or you go home in a box.
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    The Iraqi Prime Minister says they will not allow...

    The Iraqi Prime Minister says they will not allow coalition troops on the ground in Iraq. He also says that Iraq will choose the targets to be hit by coalition air strikes, and no air strikes will...
  178. Thread: Stealing

    by Cecil
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    If his fear was reasonable, then the punching is...

    If his fear was reasonable, then the punching is reasonable, no?

    A more comprehensive excerpt from the article says:
    Police say Coppola then got out of the truck and led police on a short chase...
  179. Thread: No Strategy

    by Cecil
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    Ah, finally! Acknowledgement that Republicans...

    Ah, finally! Acknowledgement that Republicans are not terrorists!!!
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    http://www.politifact.com/personalities/barack-oba...

    http://www.politifact.com/personalities/barack-obama/statements/byruling/false/

    Look at the lies, lies, and more lies by Mr. Obama. Then look at an excerpt from MM's post in the Divide and...
  181. Thread: No Strategy

    by Cecil
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    Obama should send a message to the Iraqi people...

    Obama should send a message to the Iraqi people and the Syrian people. That message should be something like this: "Do not get into a motor vehicle of any type." Then blast any motor vehicle that...
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    I agree, cyote! How could you possibly come away...

    I agree, cyote! How could you possibly come away with a positive impression after hearing him say that he supports Obama?
  183. Thread: No Strategy

    by Cecil
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    Is it a "bunch of kids" that beheaded our...

    Is it a "bunch of kids" that beheaded our Americans? If so, then hell yes, blow 'em up!
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    Governor? I thought this was a Senate race.

    Governor? I thought this was a Senate race.
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    According to Greg Wortham, property owners...

    According to Greg Wortham, property owners shouldn't have to support the schools. He says schools should be supported with taxes on oil and gas. Yep, looks like he has Texas' best interests at...
  186. It's the Democratic thing to do.

    It's the Democratic thing to do.
  187. Thread: No Strategy

    by Cecil
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    Yeah, maybe Holder can help Obama develop a...

    Yeah, maybe Holder can help Obama develop a strategy...
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    MM, are you aware that Greg Wortham supports...

    MM, are you aware that Greg Wortham supports economic development taxes?http://m.lubbockonline.com/filed-online/2014-08-23/district-28-candidate-qa-greg-wortham#gsc.tab=0

    The answer to the very...
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    http://electcharlesperry.com/

    http://electcharlesperry.com/
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    I think I just finished reading "Gone with the...

    I think I just finished reading "Gone with the Wind"! Or "War and Peace". :)
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    Divide and conquer

    Greg Wortham (D), Jodey Arrington (R), E.M. Garza (R), Delwin Jones (R), Charles Perry (R) and Kerry Douglas McKennon (L) will face off in the special election on September 9.

    Please note that...
  192. Thread: No Strategy

    by Cecil
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    LOL! Now that there's funny, don't care who ya...

    LOL! Now that there's funny, don't care who ya are. :)
  193. Thread: Stupido

    by Cecil
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    MM, I can think of no other person that would be...

    MM, I can think of no other person that would be suitable to address as "President". Hillary is not an option, due to her defense of the Obama administration's bungling of every foreign affair in...
  194. You have all heard the story about the frog and...

    You have all heard the story about the frog and boiling water... you know, the one that says "If you toss a frog into a pot of boiling water, he will immediately jump out of the pot and not be cooked...
  195. Thread: Stupido

    by Cecil
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    Stupido

    Some are referring to our present President as "Odumbo". I don't disagree with that characterization at all.

    Being dumb is one thing. Being STUPID is another. Leading GOP lawmakers are...
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    That's not Argyle ISD, it's Peyton Place! OK,...

    That's not Argyle ISD, it's Peyton Place! OK, youngsters, start googling! :)
  197. Oops, Mutha, you left out the most important...

    Oops, Mutha, you left out the most important word..."positive".
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    :) Good'un!

    :) Good'un!
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    Can you imagine how dull (and dead) this forum...

    Can you imagine how dull (and dead) this forum would be if MM were to say, "You know what, Cecil, I agree with you."?
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    She was elected by the voters of Travis County, ...

    She was elected by the voters of Travis County, not by the voters of Texas. We have no say in how she uses OUR tax dollars.
    The Public Integrity Unit should be under the Office of the Attorney...
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