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    The real difference liies in which party fought...

    The real difference liies in which party fought to unleash hidden money into political pockets and which party opposed it. Seeing the enormous money being put into super PACs by Karl Rove, the Kochs...
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    Uh, yeah. A bit more blunt than I needed, but if...

    Uh, yeah. A bit more blunt than I needed, but if it has an effect, well worth it. Now let me just toss my uneaten breakfast in the dog bowl and go to work. My appetite has dissipated. And I will...
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    Dear Bill, you can have investments and still...

    Dear Bill, you can have investments and still insist on some sort of moral obligation from those that take your money to make money. I realize the corporate gods shrug off any hint of pursuing...
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    GM did have some loans to pay off, ya know. I...

    GM did have some loans to pay off, ya know. I suppose an instant, guaranteed pay-back is on the list of expectations from the all mighty share holders? I'm not surprised. I just hope ole Dan Ackroyd...
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    I don't consider Texas Medicaid obligations to be...

    I don't consider Texas Medicaid obligations to be capable of being put on a back burner. So whether it appears on a budget or not, it is still a budgetary obligation.

    So both time-wasting cases...
  6. Did the partiers have hoodies on? Possibly...

    Did the partiers have hoodies on? Possibly concealing Skittles? Did they 'attack' him as he approached them, well armed?

    I hope the shooter was covered:

    NRA Offers ‘Stand Your Ground’ Insurance...
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    Got anyone in mind?

    Got anyone in mind?
  8. Is Iraq and afghanistan infrastrucures worth...

    Is Iraq and afghanistan infrastrucures worth this? (Courtesy Think Progress.)


    Suicide Rate In Military At Highest Level In Ten YearsBy Eli Clifton on Jun 8, 2012 at 2:39 pm...
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    Once the melting ice caps push the sea elevation...

    Once the melting ice caps push the sea elevation into those neighborhoods, then yes, you can count on it. Winged ponies, or not.
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    I consider Obama and Mitt to both be decent,...

    I consider Obama and Mitt to both be decent, family-respecting people. I hope neither disappoints me in that arena.
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    Did the new signs come with complimentary body...

    Did the new signs come with complimentary body bags?
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    You see shareholders as 'above' workers. They may...

    You see shareholders as 'above' workers. They may own $10 in stock, yet having the ability to do so makes them 'part of the corporation' while the worker has no stake in that company.

    I see it...
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    Walker 'balanced' his budget in the same manner...

    Walker 'balanced' his budget in the same manner as Rick Perry. By setting various budget items on the back-burner. And I understand that such practice isn't done by one party, alone. But to say his...
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    Has it been unclear that I understand...

    Has it been unclear that I understand corporations to be made of both shareholders and workers? You'll have to pull up an old quote to convince me that I haven't always seen it that way. (If you are...
  15. My solution would have been to get bin Laden at...

    My solution would have been to get bin Laden at Tora Bora, as we were fully capable of doing, and then call it a day.

    Bush supposedly counted on Iraq's people to rise up and make it easy for him....
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    Let me help out. Last week Obama was...

    Let me help out.

    Last week Obama was 'critiqued' for saying the private sector is doing fine. Then soon after, Mitt was 'critiqued' for calling out Obama's need to create jobs for teachers,...
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    With your description of corporations, you can...

    With your description of corporations, you can accuse us of having no grip on facts, with a straight face? To borrow a quote from CG: Bawhawhawhawhaw!

    It comes as no surprise that you describe...
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    If they come from China, then possibly so.

    If they come from China, then possibly so.
  19. Rather than play armchair quarterback, I'll...

    Rather than play armchair quarterback, I'll recall my memories of that time.

    I was all for going into Afghanistan with the intention of destroying Al Qaeda training facilities, as was promised by...
  20. And by all accounts, the Navy team that went in...

    And by all accounts, the Navy team that went in and got Osama bin Laden are national heros, too. But your House of Representatives saw no point in even taking 5 minutes to honor them, being as it was...
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    I'm saying that I suffer no delusions that any...

    I'm saying that I suffer no delusions that any politicians are moral giants. And I don't live in a fantasy world that leads me to believe they are. Thusly, I don't waste time
    worrying about it. I...
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    Your info is spot on. My info is off base. You...

    Your info is spot on. My info is off base.
    You argue as an 'adult'. I argue as a 5 year old.

    It appears you are pretending that the enormous super PAC money dedicated to Walker's win is put into...
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    Not exactly an 'issue' I expected when I started...

    Not exactly an 'issue' I expected when I started this thread. Anywho. . .
  24. Where did you get that "75%" figure? Now I'm...

    Where did you get that "75%" figure? Now I'm positive that you and Dave are sharing notes! You both display an uncanny disregard for accuracy! One would think you're channeling the spirit of...
  25. Let me add to this conversation a bit. I don't at...

    Let me add to this conversation a bit. I don't at all like seeing this doctor being thrown under the bus. I hope that our government is working for his release, and I doubt that seeing Pakistan...
  26. Good gracious, Cecil! Any time now, I'm expecting...

    Good gracious, Cecil! Any time now, I'm expecting to hear you say there's a tingly feeling going up your leg! I swear you're starting to sound like me speaking of Obama!

    And for the record, I...
  27. Feels good, don't it? (To be read while doing...

    Feels good, don't it? (To be read while doing your best Sam Elliot imitation.)
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    If Joe said so, it be so. But if he is...

    If Joe said so, it be so.

    But if he is referring to solar panel/shingles, they've been in Japan for about 20 years. Still, better late than never.
  29. I am ashamed that America feels the need to...

    I am ashamed that America feels the need to cowtow to any country that is actively working against us or even oblivious to the rights we supposedly encourage. That list of such countries would go far...
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    And thankfully, the entire world's climate data...

    And thankfully, the entire world's climate data is based on a single daily temp taken in Eastland County, Texas.
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    Was this poll taken on the Spin? I hope you...

    Was this poll taken on the Spin? I hope you didn't have to pay much for it.
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    And W didn't do anything to embarrass the US, did...

    And W didn't do anything to embarrass the US, did he?

    You should stop turning to politicians for moral equivalency. It's hopeless.

    By the way, it was Republicorp that made his sexual...
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    None? Seriously? Been getting propaganda tips...

    None? Seriously? Been getting propaganda tips from Mingouse' nowadays?
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    Pulling out the old atheist label again? It's not...

    Pulling out the old atheist label again? It's not that I don't believe in God. It's that I don't believe in you.

    What does Sarah have to do with adultery by politicians? Have you heard something?...
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    Can you provide substantiation for your...

    Can you provide substantiation for your accusation that the left has been heard saying "the sky is falling"?
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    Or hope and make a substantial hedge bet?

    Or hope and make a substantial hedge bet?
  37. If I was still leaning to the right, my reply to...

    If I was still leaning to the right, my reply to your title would be "the President knows nothing and it's always been that way."
  38. I am convinced that almost nothing gets done in...

    I am convinced that almost nothing gets done in Washington without monetary influence. Twil be the ruination of this nation, I fear.
  39. I have long advocated public financing of...

    I have long advocated public financing of elections and the incarcerating of all lobbyists into the nearest FEMA camps. But nobody seems to be listening.
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    Doubt it. But ask Mingous to be sure.

    Doubt it. But ask Mingous to be sure.
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    Thanks, CG. Being the president's toady is truly...

    Thanks, CG. Being the president's toady is truly a thankless job!
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    You come through again, Hannity. Living right up...

    You come through again, Hannity. Living right up to my expectations.
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    You betcha, guys and gals! Protections of middle...

    You betcha, guys and gals! Protections of middle class wages and benefits were all the rage in Hitler's Germany. A real working class hero.

    Wisconsin proved that in the race to the bottom, your...
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    No good answer to that one. So my question is,...

    No good answer to that one. So my question is, why does Republicorp spend millions hosting these 'fact-finding' commissions on things that happen on Obama's watch, yet ignore the same basic actions...
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    Okay. Ya got me, pardna. It absolutely does have...

    Okay. Ya got me, pardna. It absolutely does have to do with an obstructionist H of R.
  46. Ya think? Corporations influencing American...

    Ya think? Corporations influencing American politicians or policies? Maybe that's why 33,000 lobbyists reside in DC.
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    I doubt that it means 'general' record keeping....

    I doubt that it means 'general' record keeping. Juan would think that some applied science technique involving the collection of data that shows the referenced trends may have been around since '85....
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    As is my policy, I welcome your accurate and...

    As is my policy, I welcome your accurate and detailed critiques of my postal shortcomings, which you often accuse me of, yet never attempt to correct.

    Take a walk on the wild side, for once. Prove...
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    In a decade of broken records comes yet another:...

    In a decade of broken records comes yet another: last 12 months are the hottest on record YET!

    Reports Sound More Climate-Change Alarms

    Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailMore...
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    Well his agenda has been stifled, somewhat...

    Well his agenda has been stifled, somewhat lately. But rest assured, it has nothing to do with the Obstructionist House-o-Representatives.
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    I'm sure you haven't noticed, but Obama has a...

    I'm sure you haven't noticed, but Obama has a very impressive list of 'eliminated' Al Qaeda targets. And most were not taken out in an election year. Again, I will theorize that if Obama personally...
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    Just keep Wendy Davis in power, and I'm happy.

    Just keep Wendy Davis in power, and I'm happy.
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    Regarding CG's post #46 on wholesale electricity...

    Regarding CG's post #46 on wholesale electricity spiking to $3000 per megawatt hour, I think the typical price is maybe $50 per megawatt hour. But not sure. Anywho, it isn't uncommon to see such...
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    Hmmm. Maybe all that sulphur pickled your...

    Hmmm. Maybe all that sulphur pickled your thinking organ.

    Which of my recent peel and sticks would fall into your category of "lies and bull crap"? The Tennessee catastrophe or the Texas pecan...
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    If he would just stick to truthful accusations, I...

    If he would just stick to truthful accusations, I would be far more impressed.
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    Only while obfuscating.

    Only while obfuscating.
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    George W Bush Still Protecting US.

    Last week, in a Thursday April 31 ceremony, former president George W Bush 'visited' the White House to supposedly be honored by the unveiling of his official portrait.

    Then only a week later, Al...
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    Here is a bi-product story to read to the...

    Here is a bi-product story to read to the grandkids at night:

    Toxic Tsunami

    Jul 17, 2009 8:00 PM EDT
    Inside the largest industrial spill in American history. How coal ash ruined one Tennessee...
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    I thenc wee all no KKR is the mejaritee ohner,...

    I thenc wee all no KKR is the mejaritee ohner, butt fele frey to currect mihe miss-takes.

    Aftur all, wot wood I no? I'm jest tha baby sitter.
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    Cecil will appreciate it. He admires Mitten's...

    Cecil will appreciate it. He admires Mitten's 'clean' campaign.
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    To CG post #25: Conservative plants.

    To CG post #25: Conservative plants.
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    Wall Street excited at the newest assault on the...

    Wall Street excited at the newest assault on the wages of America's middle class? Wow! Who would have seen that coming?
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    Thanks for the sympathy preening. It was a rough...

    Thanks for the sympathy preening. It was a rough night.
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    Or maybe that 7 to 1 ratio of corporate cash to...

    Or maybe that 7 to 1 ratio of corporate cash to union cash did some good. Citizens United is paying off royally.

    But congrats, all the same.
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    One of the highest paid CEOs in America last year...

    One of the highest paid CEOs in America last year was the one at KKR. And KKR is the parent company of TXU Energy! It seems this country isn't yet tired of paying "the best and the brightest" to run...
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    The very process of removing coal devastates the...

    The very process of removing coal devastates the surrounding environment. And the cleanest coal on earth is still far more polluting than natural gas, hydro or other forms of generating. Not to...
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    Cecil, it looks like Romeley is falling down on...

    Cecil, it looks like Romeley is falling down on the job!

    STUDY: In Presidential Campaign, Romney And Allies Running Far More Negative Ads Than Obama
    By Adam Peck posted from ThinkProgress...
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    Pecan Growers Blame Coal-Fired Plant For Killing...

    Pecan Growers Blame Coal-Fired Plant For Killing Their Crops
    ...
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    Either spelling is correct, Einstein. But if you...

    Either spelling is correct, Einstein. But if you would like to start spell-checking each other's work, so be it. Who shall we appoint to keep score?
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    Lose the coal industry? I'm crying puddles of...

    Lose the coal industry? I'm crying puddles of sulphur tainted tears!
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    I don't have a problem with establishing a...

    I don't have a problem with establishing a national voter ID system. I would want to see it done where all are treated equally. And in a timely manner. I have seen no evidence of widespread voter...
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    What could be any funner?

    What could be any funner?
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    Job friendly, yes. Living pay scale? Good luck.

    Job friendly, yes. Living pay scale? Good luck.
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    MM for President!

    MM for President!
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    Walmart has announced it will quit funding ALEC....

    Walmart has announced it will quit funding ALEC. Chalk up another win for Occupy. I'm very proud of Wally World for this bold move!

    Sorry that I can't weave something about guns into this post....
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    When you say 'friendly' you do mean, 'industry'...

    When you say 'friendly' you do mean, 'industry' rather than 'health' friendly, I surmise.
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    Tis the big day! With 4 recalls, this will be a...

    Tis the big day! With 4 recalls, this will be a memorable day, whichever way the tide flows.
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    That's deep, Mingo.

    That's deep, Mingo.
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    Did you not get the memo? You guys aren't going...

    Did you not get the memo? You guys aren't going to be forced to read our posts until after the re-election. We decided that putting you in the FEMA re-education/600 calorie-per-day camps before...
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    Spot on, Dave! Time to toss those belching coal...

    Spot on, Dave! Time to toss those belching coal plants out with the GOP majorities! Cash-For-Coal Plants! Or Cash-For-Chokers! Either way; decommission those dinosaurs and build some bright and shiny...
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    Is this why the Catholic Church is so worried...

    Is this why the Catholic Church is so worried about government infringement?

    Catholic Cardinal Authorized $20K To Pay Off Pedophile Priests, Then Railed Against ‘Immorality’ Of Gay MarriageBy Igor...
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    I just left a thread where you seemed to be...

    I just left a thread where you seemed to be confusing me with Cecil. Now you are answering a question I specifically asked Dave.

    Are you feeling neglected, Dingus? If so, let me know. I can...
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    I will do some research and get back to ya! (If I...

    I will do some research and get back to ya! (If I have to make apologies to both Dave and you in one morning, my weekend is as good as gone.)
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    Why buy highly polluting coal from other states...

    Why buy highly polluting coal from other states when we can buy much cleaner natural gas from Texas?

    If only there was a bona fide fan of natural gas on this board to cheer on Oncor as it shifts...
  85. Now I'm 'Cecil' to you? I've heard that...

    Now I'm 'Cecil' to you? I've heard that conservatism leads to confusion. But hang in there.
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    My deep and sincere apology. You are correct. Why...

    My deep and sincere apology. You are correct. Why did I ever doubt you. How can I make it up?
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    I've read three 'Bill' posts this morn and all...

    I've read three 'Bill' posts this morn and all three refer to 'great african american', halfrican american', and a diatribe about my side making everything about race.

    So what should I call it...
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    Scott Walker's Fundraising Aided By Out-Of-State...

    Scott Walker's Fundraising Aided By Out-Of-State Super PAC Donors

    WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) made headlines on Monday when he announced that he had pulled in an unprecedented...
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    Libs want to "kill" you? Is your paranoia flaring...

    Libs want to "kill" you? Is your paranoia flaring up again, Billster?

    Since when do you need an ID to walk around? Maybe since Bush, Inc. told to grin and bear his introduction to...
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    You are referring to the GOP of yesteryear; the...

    You are referring to the GOP of yesteryear; the one that realized taxation was not evil, that debt was not evil, and re-investing in your country through infrastructure was actually patriotic. May it...
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    Davy, Davy, Davy. Just what did the Dems do...

    Davy, Davy, Davy. Just what did the Dems do policy-wise to cause this recession?

    It officially began in December of 2007. The Dems took Congress in Jan 2007. So what did they do? Raise taxes? Kill...
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    http://ei.marketwatch.com/Multimedia/2012/05/21/Ph...

    http://ei.marketwatch.com/Multimedia/2012/05/21/Photos/ME/MW-AR658_spendi_20120521163312_ME.jpg?uuid=3666ead6-a384-11e1-827e-002128049ad6

    Obama spending binge never happened

    Rex Nutting

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    So who or what gave you the idea that there are...

    So who or what gave you the idea that there are only two options? And who or what gave you the idea that one of those two is a 100% tax rate? Was it a Democrat? If so, let me know who and I will...
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    Will Wisconsin Recall Election Determine All?

    The recall election of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will be Tuesday. It is seen by high up Dems and Republicans alike as the window into the future for November.

    Republican/conservative money...
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    Or Pancho Villa style? Gun belts chock full of...

    Or Pancho Villa style? Gun belts chock full of bullets!

    Yippee ty yay, cow paddy!
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    Obama's biggest lie was failing to usher in...

    Obama's biggest lie was failing to usher in bi-partisanship? What about closing Gitmo? Or cutting the deficit?

    He obviously did not anticipate the depth of Republican obstructionism. You can only...
  97. Are we lacking decency in the White House...

    Are we lacking decency in the White House currently? 'splain, Lucy!
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    Florida is making sweeping purges of 180,000...

    Florida is making sweeping purges of 180,000 voters, without regard to real cases of voter fraud. No targetting of criminals.

    The Department of Justice did not stop Florida from anything. It is...
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    15 years ago? Isn't that about the time Texas...

    15 years ago? Isn't that about the time Texas decided to hand most of it's utilities to the privateers? Is it time to toss deregulation in favor of returning to those golden days of yesteryear?

    A...
  100. Voting is an opportunity to cast your support for...

    Voting is an opportunity to cast your support for your beliefs. It comes down to picking representatives that best stand the chance of pushing your personal agenda. It is often down to picking the...
  101. GM was an extraordinary circumstance, as was the...

    GM was an extraordinary circumstance, as was the banking industry and rescuing the states and everything else that happened as the crash of '08 got rolling. But I have yet to see the money that you...
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    Who says it's real? I only trust the ones from...

    Who says it's real? I only trust the ones from Hawaii.
  103. The investors were bound to get screwed either...

    The investors were bound to get screwed either way. If Obama had not loaned GM money, bankruptcy would have resulted anyway. And the investors would have got screwed. So the banks said no to loans...
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    If that's how they're gonna be, I'll just hand in...

    If that's how they're gonna be, I'll just hand in my spy ring and my decoder glasses and wait until the GOP returns. They certainly don't care about our extra-curricular activities!
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    Yo, Davo. Did you forget to address post #4? Or...

    Yo, Davo. Did you forget to address post #4? Or should I use one of your past quotes that claim I am ignoring your hard hitting Faux journalistic efforts? If you are just super deduper busy, please...
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    The same church has been all for Obamacare, until...

    The same church has been all for Obamacare, until contraception came into the picture. It has even written a number of letters blasting the Ryan budget plan and admonishing Santorum's habit of using...
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    I understand it will be retired truck drivers...

    I understand it will be retired truck drivers that have been everywhere, done everything and know it all. But don't worry, 007, those 10 x 10s @ the FEMA camp being built in that supposed new state...
  108. The top 5 banks have reported their best earnings...

    The top 5 banks have reported their best earnings in 5 years. Hard to imagine in this stiflingly over-regulated Obama era.

    And word is, Mark Zuckerberg/man/ling wants a do-over. He may pull...
  109. I'm inclined to use 'supposedly' before I even...

    I'm inclined to use 'supposedly' before I even take a conscious breath nowadays. Everything that goes across this board, or anywhere else for that matter seems to have fluctuating facts. Darn those...
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    13 of 180 dioceses have filed suit to reject the...

    13 of 180 dioceses have filed suit to reject the Obama mandate on certain health care coverage. Just over 5%. As usual, the oral majority wants to formulate the standards for all.
  111. I reject your reality and substitute my own: ...

    I reject your reality and substitute my own:

    By THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press–1 day ago

    If the election were today, Obama would likely win 247 electoral votes to Romney's 206, according...
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    Would you care to provide substantiation to this...

    Would you care to provide substantiation to this claim? Who is calling for such a percentage?
  113. Answer to question #1: Mitt seems satisfied to...

    Answer to question #1: Mitt seems satisfied to take credit for jobs supposedly created after he was "long gone". But wants no credit for jobs wiped out in the same time frame?

    Answer to question...
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    Is this thread getting off base, or what? It's...

    Is this thread getting off base, or what?

    It's Cecil's fault.
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    This is another eye opener: ...

    This is another eye opener:

    http://i.huffpost.com/gen/267149/MARGINAL-TAX-RATES.jpg
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    Green line is the top marginal rate for married couples filing jointly (most years...
  116. Only if you have insurance.

    Only if you have insurance.
  117. So now it seems Facebook shares may have been...

    So now it seems Facebook shares may have been propped up for for financial gain by Morgan Stanley 'advisers'?


    Oh well. As long as the investor is the only loser. That's what they get for...
  118. Tis the beauty of it. The execs make their big...

    Tis the beauty of it. The execs make their big bucks, no matter if the investors do or not.
  119. Thanks, Bill! Would you be my bundler?

    Thanks, Bill! Would you be my bundler?
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    Visionary lives through Mingo.

    Visionary lives through Mingo.
  121. Parliamentary procedureWhy the Senate hasn't...

    Parliamentary procedureWhy the Senate hasn't passed a budget Feb 15th 2012, 22:36 by G.I. | WASHINGTON D.C.








    Republicans have relentlessly harangued the Senate's Democratic...
  122. I never cease to amaze myself.

    I never cease to amaze myself.
  123. Wow, George! Good to hear! See ya at the next...

    Wow, George! Good to hear! See ya at the next Occupy event! And I love you, too!
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    The only reason it's burning is because you guys...

    The only reason it's burning is because you guys insisted on privatizing the fire departments.
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    The self-imposed exile of Visionary is barely...

    The self-imposed exile of Visionary is barely noticeable, thanks to the continuation of daily offerings by Mingus007. That newest "Obama is still a Kenyan" thread will certainly become a cult...
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    I heard that the FEMA camps have a special place...

    I heard that the FEMA camps have a special place for aviators! You'll be housed in old pre-flight train cars. Please vote for Romney!!!
  127. JPMorgan Loses $2B, or is it $5B, or is it. . .

    JPMorgan/Chase has reportedly lost well over 2 billion dollars in a deal or series of deals gone bad. I say "well over" because the size of the loss keeps growing. It's up to $5 billion and starting...
  128. Okay. That gave me a chuckle. But the beauty of...

    Okay. That gave me a chuckle. But the beauty of such House vs senate versions is the exposing of true colors by the two parties. And with the House version I mentioned inpost #49, 'tis an ugly color,...
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    Oh, Bill.

    Oh, Bill.
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    Well, I'll think about it. But I don't see ads...

    Well, I'll think about it. But I don't see ads that focus on Mitt's business history as character attacks. In fact, I heard Chris Wallace confirm a number of facts laid out in the 'vampire' ad, on...
  131. And what else was attached to that GOPlander...

    And what else was attached to that GOPlander House spending bill for the military?

    Wiping out the agreement to deactivate nuclear arms. Hmmm. Now what would Reagan say?

    Scrubbing the...
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    Off the top of my head, I suspect it is more of...

    Off the top of my head, I suspect it is more of that high end journalism that brought us the several different 'authentic' birth certificates, the 'death panels', the 20 zillion dollar vacations and...
  133. Groundhog Day?

    Groundhog Day?
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    Wow, Mingo! Who would have thought the day would...

    Wow, Mingo! Who would have thought the day would come that you would knowingly and willingly use a news story from a Kenyan newspaper!


    Look at you! Broadening your horizons, like a big boy!
  135. They have the opportunity now! And yet it's...

    They have the opportunity now! And yet it's business as usual.

    Promises, promises.
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    In that segment where Mitt admirably reputiates...

    In that segment where Mitt admirably reputiates the Reverend Wright ad plan, he also calls out Obama to reputiate ads attacking Mitt's "character". What is he referring to?
  137. Yes, they are saying that, Cecil. But we all know...

    Yes, they are saying that, Cecil. But we all know better. Case in point; this week's House version of future military spending, a bill that of course includes wonderful new tax cuts for the...
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    And I hope both candidates will promptly do just...

    And I hope both candidates will promptly do just that in an effort to discourage the unchecked manipulation by those PACs.
  139. I didn't realize I am blaming Dems. When the Dems...

    I didn't realize I am blaming Dems. When the Dems draw up a plan, which the GOP proclaims, before even seeing it, to be DOA unless all tax increase proposals are stripped beforehand, sounds like a...
  140. Okay. I'm going to type this v. .e. .r. .y s. .l....

    Okay. I'm going to type this v. .e. .r. .y s. .l. .o. w. .l. .y. We no longer have a supermajority. We have a simple majority of 51 supposed Democrats, which is, in theory, enough for a budget vote....
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    I would guess it is whatever suits them at a...

    I would guess it is whatever suits them at a given moment.
  142. True dat. But we lost our super majority in 2010....

    True dat. But we lost our super majority in 2010. Temporarily!:wiggle:
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    SuperPacs are going to say whatever they want....

    SuperPacs are going to say whatever they want. For Mitt, or Obama, for that matter, to pick and choose what they can supposedly do to 'guide' the character of the ads produced is politics as usual. ...
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    I maintain what I posted. And I suspect that it...

    I maintain what I posted. And I suspect that it involved a tit for tat threat of raking Mitt's religious ties over the coals.

    Mitt abandoned the high road at least as far back as when he refused...
  145. Don't you tell me he's a closet Republican! I'm...

    Don't you tell me he's a closet Republican! I'm not hearing that!
  146. That's assuming we get every single Dem vote....

    That's assuming we get every single Dem vote. Sadly, there are a few blue dogs remaining. Can't count on them. Dang those DINOs!
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    Are you saying mine was 'throwing down the...

    Are you saying mine was 'throwing down the guantlet' in this race between BO and MR? Did I 'draw first blood'? Am I the precedent setter? Cool! But I can't really take credit.

    I'm not about to try...
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    I must disagree with your repudiation that "There...

    I must disagree with your repudiation that "There is nobody on this side" who claims He hasn't done anything. I've posted lists of Obamaccomplishments upon this board a few times, and if not...
  149. Because his budgets have included tax increases....

    Because his budgets have included tax increases. The Party of No waves their little contracts they signed for their puppetmaster, Grover Norquist, that say 'no tax increases, no compromise, no how,...
  150. Are you insinuating that the reason Dems voted...

    Are you insinuating that the reason Dems voted NAY was because they disapproved of Obama's budget? Why not google Pelosi's explanation. And I'll post a short explanation. It's politics, as usual. I...
  151. So good to know we have your approval. It's all...

    So good to know we have your approval. It's all we were waiting for.
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    As if I have time to scan through miles of old...

    As if I have time to scan through miles of old threads. I'll see about taking some sick leave.
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    Probably not, but since it is your side that...

    Probably not, but since it is your side that claims Obama hasn't done anything, it stands to reason they can't find anything to write about.

    And in all seriousness, it really was a smart move on...
  154. Bravo, MM!

    Bravo, MM!
  155. Lol. I keep entering "Curious George offers lame...

    Lol. I keep entering "Curious George offers lame conservative commentary on poll results that are favorable to Dems" at the 'advanced search' feature and nothing comes up. I don't know why.
  156. From the Rush Limbaugh thread. Your response to...

    From the Rush Limbaugh thread. Your response to my Gallup poll and your Drudge poll:
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    curious_george

    ...
  157. Paraphrased. And use the word 'Democrat' instead...

    Paraphrased. And use the word 'Democrat' instead of Republican. Feeling familiar yet?
  158. I suppose MM and I will have to toss a coin to...

    I suppose MM and I will have to toss a coin to see who gets to own you. I wonder if we could use one of those new Obama coins?
  159. And every pimp has his ho. Guess you know where...

    And every pimp has his ho. Guess you know where this is going, eh?
  160. "You" can prove it? If only I will bother to look...

    "You" can prove it? If only I will bother to look up your supposed proof for you? Shall I pour you another cup of coffee while you wait? Fluff your pillow? Shoot your neighbor for leaning into your...
  161. When the price of tomato and other crops...

    When the price of tomato and other crops skyrockets this summer because Georgia and Arizona and other states are running off the brown skinned hired help, don't come running to this shoulder to cry...
  162. How does CG say it? "Another Republican poll of...

    How does CG say it? "Another Republican poll of Republicans." Something to that effect.
  163. What about those supposed lies, Dingus?

    What about those supposed lies, Dingus?
  164. Don't you mean, "You lie alot, liberal slut"? ...

    Don't you mean, "You lie alot, liberal slut"?

    And as always, please feel free to point out any and all lies that you refer to. Corrections will be immediately forthcoming.

    But also as always,...
  165. And just to think, the governor that promised...

    And just to think, the governor that promised this legislation as a campaign slogan, then signed it into law, is profiting from the tests!

    By the way, he also was against a proposal to test...
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    Rather than a reflection of the will of the...

    Rather than a reflection of the will of the general populace, I see it more as a testimonial to the organized ability of the religious right to rally behind a cause it takes an interest in. And how...
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    I don't read any story that leaves me certain...

    I don't read any story that leaves me certain that there will be no corrections coming. But Romney's past is every bit as relevant as Obama's. And we all know the scrutiny that has surrounded Obama;...
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    Ignoring post #141? I suppose denial is a...

    Ignoring post #141? I suppose denial is a terrible thing to waste.
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    Wrong, Mingus. This is how you make a mockery of...

    Wrong, Mingus. This is how you make a mockery of a tragic and unjust incident:

    Justice
    Website Offered Gun Owners Shooting Range Targets Of Trayvon Martin
    By Adam Peck posted from ThinkProgress...
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    Okay. But you may have to show me how to work it.

    Okay. But you may have to show me how to work it.
  171. I think you located Mingus' theme song, MM.

    I think you located Mingus' theme song, MM.
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    An Arlington man, seemingly concerned for his...

    An Arlington man, seemingly concerned for his domain, has long been known for threatening anyone that came too close to his residence. Those threats were extended to casual walkers and even children....
  173. Just make sure your rabies shots are up to date,...

    Just make sure your rabies shots are up to date, Charla. He can't always be trusted to simply growl.
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    Share (http://www.addthis.com/bookmark.php) May...

    Share
    May 20, 2011
    For First Time, Majority of Americans Favor Legal Gay MarriageRepublicans and older Americans remain opposedby Frank Newport


    PRINCETON, NJ -- For the first time in Gallup's...
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    Thanks for that top flight advice. But how would...

    Thanks for that top flight advice. But how would you stay tuned into the truth without me?
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    So does a milk truck come to your house, also?...

    So does a milk truck come to your house, also? I'm starting to suspect we may be dealing with a time warp.
  177. I think Mingo finds insults to be an acceptable...

    I think Mingo finds insults to be an acceptable replacement for making an effort to debate with facts or at least reasonable opinions. Why insert reason into a post when character attacks are so...
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    Obama laid out his faults for all to see, in...

    Obama laid out his faults for all to see, in print, no less. On the other hand, Romney has made a blanket apology while denying any recollection of what he is apologizing for. And you don't see a...
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    You think you're mad now, what if you miss the...

    You think you're mad now, what if you miss the air supply truck, with that 'air tax' being just around the corner? Yikes!
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    The rich are different; they get richerBy Harold...

    The rich are different; they get richerBy Harold Meyerson, Published: March 27Occupy Wall Street is not known for the precision of its economic analysis, but new research on income distribution in...
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    After every downturn, there is a recovery. With...

    After every downturn, there is a recovery. With every modern recovery, the very, very rich have seen an increasingly larger recovery, at the expense of the rest of America. View the chart below:
    ...
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    The first step toward defeating laws that are...

    The first step toward defeating laws that are unconstitutional would be to align with that position. And he is doing that, albeit at a snail's pace.

    Meanwhile, Mitt is suddenly doing an apology...
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    Seriously? Cause if you're treating, consider me...

    Seriously? Cause if you're treating, consider me there! And I already know what I want: One of those laser guided semi-automatic handguns like Bill has! But if that's gonna set you back too far, I...
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    LOL!

    LOL!
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    Sounds like the airlines have already thought of...

    Sounds like the airlines have already thought of that.
  186. Does that mean you liked it?

    Does that mean you liked it?
  187. A neurosurgeon harassed by law enforcement? So he...

    A neurosurgeon harassed by law enforcement? So he charges to tell his story? Only in America!
  188. Justice (http://thinkprogress.org/justice/issue/)...

    Justice
    Ten Most Disturbing Anti-Latino Practices Described By DOJ’s Lawsuit Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio
    By Ian Millhiser posted from ThinkProgress Justice on May 10, 2012 at 7:30...
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    Obama and Mitt on the Issues.

    President Obama has dropped his stance supporting DOMA, the Defense of (heterosexual only) Marriage Act, in favor of supporting gay marriage.

    While not necessarily a strategic move to impress the...
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    I understand that where the rules really get...

    I understand that where the rules really get tossed are at gun 'shows'. What say you, gentlemen?
  191. Thread: Unbelievable

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    It's just between us, okay?

    It's just between us, okay?
  192. Thread: Unbelievable

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    Wow! What an awesome compilation! I love you,...

    Wow! What an awesome compilation! I love you, Mingus!
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    I agree with the premise, although my opinion may...

    I agree with the premise, although my opinion may differ.

    It was the 'stand your ground' law that allowed him to walk away without even submitting to so much as a toxicology test. So I will...
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    Is that you behind the curtain, Rush?

    Is that you behind the curtain, Rush?
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    Yepper.

    Yepper.
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    We've located the next comedy duo! LOL!

    We've located the next comedy duo! LOL!
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    A new study says 42% of Americans will be...

    A new study says 42% of Americans will be considered obese by 2030.

    On another note, apparently some airlines are 'weighing' the possiblity of charging obese passengers extra.
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    Whatever law, or laws that have been used to...

    Whatever law, or laws that have been used to allow Zimmerman to originally go free after shooting Martin.
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    Now Dingus, don't be like that.

    Now Dingus, don't be like that.
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    If 'change' means rescinding a ridiculously lax...

    If 'change' means rescinding a ridiculously lax gun law, I can't wait.
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