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« Reply #75 on: September 03, 2011, 03:26:01 pm »
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I consider races to be things like Asian, White (European Descent, Black (African descent), Asia, and Hispanic (this is an odd category).
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« Reply #76 on: September 03, 2011, 06:11:54 pm »
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Naso's post and htmldon's response . . .

Many people who know me asked why I would vote against Barack Obama? Was I a racist? Was I a misogynist? No.

My vote isn't against the Barack Obama everyone likes personally, or the man who carried out a mission to kill Osama bin Laden. My vote is against the culture, and the types of people who have the mindset and the attitude and thinking that Barack Obama caters to.

For example...I greatly dislike the hip-hop culture. For heaven's sake...we had a hip-hop star create a music video showing the staged execution of a child. I think to myself...how can this stop? I hate this stuff. It needs to end.

Then I turn on the TV and see this:


"Yo, let's get rid of George Bush and Rock the Vote!"

....that makes me want George Bush even more.

Or I see this:



That's like a poison pill. I am always aggravated by "hand signs" let alone hip-hop music. They're endorsing Obama? That leans me the other way. See what I mean?

When I get aggravated by people who make clear they vote Democrat, that makes me want to vote Republican as a protest towards the types of people that aggravate me.

If teachers and I have a rocky past, and I see the teacher's bashing a Bush or Perry and the unions endorsing Obama, that makes me want to vote Perry.

You understand what I'm trying to say? It's not race...after all...I voted for a black man for Governor of Ohio in 2006 when many other Republicans did not on the basis of race. It's not against the man who killed Osama bin Laden, which, as you may recall made me more supportive of him at the time than many in his own party.

If you have to be nice to someone who is being rude or complaining, does that mean you want to be nice? No. You have to. Why? Because of fear of legal action. Okay so where the problem? Frivolous lawsuits, ambulance chasers, ect. Who do those people cater to? The Democratic Party. Bada-bing...voting Republican.

See? So it's not even that I don't give them the chance, it's that when people I dislike cater to a certain political party, I'm making damn sure I'm not voting for them.

I actually believe this has gone on in politics for many years. Hippies and protesters everywhere...America elects Nixon. Protesters and demonstrations everywhere while rap music fills the airwaves promoting social unrest...America elects George Bush.

Do you see what I'm trying to say?

I agree -- your sentiments sum up why I won't vote Democrat at all, not just Obama.

Perhaps if you have been awakened during the night several times by blaring (c)rap music coming from the apartment next door you would have a better understanding of what Naso is saying here.

Perhaps if you live in a city where every time a Republican wins an election fair and square, (some) black Democrat activists claim it was fraudulent, even if said Republican candidates won by tens of thousands of votes, you would understand.  As much as I hate it when some national figures on the right try to delegitimize the President of the United States with the birther nonsense, I am enraged by the antics of Democrats closer to home.
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« Reply #77 on: September 04, 2011, 04:04:00 am »
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I consider races to be things like Asian, White (European Descent, Black (African descent), Asia, and Hispanic (this is an odd category).

Wait, wait, wait. In the same post, the guy accuses a poster of being racist and describes what he considers to be "races" ?
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« Reply #78 on: September 04, 2011, 06:07:14 am »
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So you actually think Kucinich and Paul would implement the same policies ? Huh

     Once again, you ignore the specific kind of policies that Napoleon was referring to. I know the English word is completely different from the French word, but I assume you still know it. Smiley

Surely, someone speaking foreign would be expected to understand the word?

     I was trying to give him credit here, albeit in a rather idiosyncratic fashion. I'm not seriously suggesting that he wouldn't know the meaning of the word "foreign".

An Australian friend of mine told me yesterday that the thinks sarcasm in Sweden is more subtle than in many other countries leading to frequent misunderstandings. I think this supports that theory. Wink
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« Reply #79 on: September 04, 2011, 09:21:58 am »
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First post:

Some good news, the White House lowered the expected debt growth.

It will get trampled under the bad news, but the debt ceiling deal helped.

Second series, a page later:

I see some here are enjoying the fact the economy is creating no jobs. Would I be out of line if I said the Republicans want the economy to do bad?

You'd be out of line to say that Republicans want the economy to improve, it's time to call them out on their destructive behavior.

The R's are just commenting on it.  The D's are doing it.

(Well, partly responsible.) 

Yeah, all the "commenting" they did with the debt ceiling has nothing to do with today's report.

Medium term, it will help, and it did produce a good result, as noted.

By whom? Your crystal ball?
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« Reply #80 on: September 04, 2011, 11:46:14 am »
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« Reply #81 on: September 07, 2011, 02:23:45 pm »
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Am I the only person who remembers

  • when Jesse Helms said that then President Bill Clinton better not come to North Carolina "without a bodyguard"
 

This simply isn't a threat.

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« Reply #82 on: September 07, 2011, 02:41:56 pm »
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« Reply #83 on: September 08, 2011, 09:48:08 pm »
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This one actually hurts my eyes...


You know, that picture is especially bad when you consider that Paul is, what, 76 years old? Who knows how strong he is gripping Paul's wrist? That type of thing, especially with photographic evidence, could get you in legal trouble in many places if Paul felt inclined to press charges.
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« Reply #84 on: September 10, 2011, 01:02:07 pm »
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At least he was better than that FDR chap.
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« Reply #85 on: September 10, 2011, 01:32:48 pm »
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I consider races to be things like Asian, White (European Descent, Black (African descent), Asia, and Hispanic (this is an odd category).

Wait, wait, wait. In the same post, the guy accuses a poster of being racist and describes what he considers to be "races" ?

It is hilarious, especially considering the target of his accusation.

Then again, coming from the King of Self-Righteous Land it shouldn't be surprising.
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« Reply #86 on: September 11, 2011, 07:38:34 pm »
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Obama is the most radical, most socialist, left-wing president we have ever had in this country.  He is a true believer in the teachings of Karl Marx and company.  He wants to destroy the country and we will do anything and everything, even vote for people we don't like all that much to turn him out of office before he does anymore damage.  So understand that our intensity is beyond simple anger, its pre-revolutionary.
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« Reply #87 on: September 12, 2011, 12:55:08 pm »
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I consider races to be things like Asian, White (European Descent, Black (African descent), Asia, and Hispanic (this is an odd category).

Wait, wait, wait. In the same post, the guy accuses a poster of being racist and describes what he considers to be "races" ?

It is hilarious, especially considering the target of his accusation.

Then again, coming from the King of Self-Righteous Land it shouldn't be surprising.
That, and he considers both "Asian" and "Asia" to be races.
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« Reply #88 on: September 12, 2011, 01:08:23 pm »
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From Obama’s 9/11 speech
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The Bible tells us, "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning."
Ten years ago, America confronted one of our darkest nights.
Actually, it all happened in broad daylight.
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Mighty towers crumbled.
If they were so mighty, why did they crumble?
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Black smoke billowed up from the Pentagon. Airplane wreckage smoldered on a Pennsylvania field. Friends and neighbors, sisters and brothers, mothers and fathers, sons and daughters—they were taken from us with heartbreaking swiftness and cruelty.
This wasn’t a natural disaster, Mr. President.
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On September 12, 2001, we awoke to a world in which evil was closer at hand, and uncertainty clouded our future.

Actually, the evil was just as close as it was on September 10, 2001. We just ignored it before then.
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In the decade since, much has changed for Americans. We've known war and recession, passionate debates and political divides.
Because the change after 9/11 was all about recession, debates, and political divides.
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We can never get back the lives we lost on that day, or the Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice in the wars that followed.
Well, duh.
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Yet today, it is worth remembering what has not changed.
Isn’t that the complete opposite of what a memorial is supposed to accomplish?
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Our character as a nation has not changed. Our faith—in God and each other—that has not changed. Our belief in America, born of a timeless ideal that men and women should govern themselves; that all people are created equal, and deserve the same freedom to determine their own destiny—that belief, through test and trials, has only been strengthened.
I guess he’s talking about his election.
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These past 10 years have shown that America does not give in to fear.
Debatable at best.
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The rescue workers who rushed to the scene; the firefighters who charged up the stairs; the passengers who stormed the cockpit—these patriots defined the very nature of courage. Over the years we have also seen a more quiet form of heroism—in the ladder company that lost so many men and still suits up to save lives every day; the businesses that have rebuilt; the burn victim who has bounced back; the families that press on.
The soldier that risks his life abroad?
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Last spring, I received a letter from a woman named Suzanne Swaine. She had lost her husband and brother in the Twin Towers, and said that she had been robbed of "so many would-be proud moments where a father watches their child graduate, or tend goal in a lacrosse game, or succeed academically." But two of her daughters are in college, the other doing well in high school. "It has been 10 years of raising these girls on my own," Suzanne wrote. "I could not be prouder of their strength and resilience." That spirit typifies the American family. And the hopeful future for those girls is the ultimate rebuke to the hateful killers who took the life of their father.
Are there any killers who are not hateful?
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These past ten years have shown America's resolve to defend its citizens, and our way of life. Diplomats serve in far-off posts, and intelligence professionals work tirelessly without recognition. Two million Americans have gone to war since 9/11. They have demonstrated that those who do us harm cannot hide from the reach of justice, anywhere in the world. America has been defended not by conscripts, but by citizens who choose to serve—young people who signed up straight out of school; guardsmen and reservists; workers and businesspeople; immigrants and fourth-generation soldiers. They are men and women who left behind lives of comfort for two, three, four or five tours of duty.
Does he think the military is a police force or something? He might have mentioned that their purpose was to bring the fight to the terrorists and deny them safe harbor.
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Too many will never come home.

Compared to what?
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Those that do carry dark memories from distant places, and the legacy of fallen friends.
How about the knowledge and satisfaction of serving their country as well?
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The sacrifices of these men and women, and of our military families, remind us that the wages of war are great; that while their service to our nation is full of glory, war itself is never glorious.
Great way to rally us.
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Our troops have been to lands unknown to many Americans a decade ago—to Kandahar and Kabul, to Mosul and Basra. But our strength is not measured in our ability to stay in these places; it comes from our commitment to leave those lands to free people and sovereign states, and our desire to move from a decade of war to a future of peace.
Translation: I need to get out of Afghanistan by 2014.
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These 10 years have shown that we hold fast to our freedoms. Yes, we are more vigilant against those who threaten us, and there are inconveniences that come with our common defense. Debates—about war and peace, about security and civil liberties—have often been fierce. But it is precisely the rigor of these debates, and our ability to resolve them in a way that honors our values, that is a measure of our strength. Meanwhile, our open markets still provide innovators with the chance to create, our citizens are still free to speak their minds, and our souls are still enriched in our churches and temples, our synagogues and mosques.
How tone deaf is he to mention mosques on 9/11? It’s not even like Islam is an important religion in the U.S.
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These past 10 years underscore the bonds between all Americans. We have not succumbed to suspicion and mistrust. After 9/11, President Bush made clear what we reaffirm today: The United States will never wage war against Islam or any religion.
As if this actually needs to be reaffirmed.
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Immigrants come here from all parts of the globe. In the biggest cities and the smallest towns, in our schools and workplaces, you still see people of every conceivable race, religion and ethnicity—all of them pledging allegiance to one flag, all of them reaching for the same American dream—e pluribus unum, out of many, we are one.
Why is this relevant to 9/11?
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These past 10 years tell a story of resilience. The Pentagon is repaired, and filled with patriots working in common purpose. Shanksville is the scene of friendships forged between residents of that town, and families who lost loved ones there. New York remains a vibrant capital of the arts and industry, fashion and commerce. Where the World Trade Center once stood, the sun glistens off a new tower that reaches toward the sky. Our people still work in skyscrapers. Our stadiums are filled with fans, and our parks full of children playing ball. Our airports hum with travel, and our buses and subways take millions where they need to go. Families sit down to Sunday dinner, and students prepare for school. This land pulses with the optimism of those who set out for distant shores, and the courage of those who died for human freedom.
Actually, it is a national embarrassment that the new World Trade Center has taken so much longer to build than the original twin towers.
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Decades from now, Americans will visit the memorials to those who were lost on 9/11. They will run their fingers over the places where the names of those we loved are carved into marble and stone, and wonder at the lives they led.
Actually, they will remember how they were terribly slaughtered by Islamic fanatics.
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Standing before the white headstones in Arlington, and in peaceful cemeteries and small-town squares in every corner of our country, they will pay respects to those lost in Afghanistan and Iraq. They will see the names of the fallen on bridges and statues, at gardens and schools.
Really? There will be memorials in every small town in America?
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And they will know that nothing can break the will of a truly United States of America. They will remember that we have overcome slavery and Civil War; bread lines and fascism; recession and riots; Communism and, yes, terrorism. They will be reminded that we are not perfect, but our democracy is durable, and that democracy—reflecting, as it does, the imperfections of man—also gives us the opportunity to perfect our union. That is what we honor on days of national commemoration—those aspects of the American experience that are enduring, and the determination to move forward as one people.
What?
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More than monuments, that will be the legacy of 9/11—a legacy of firefighters who walked into fire and soldiers who signed up to serve; of workers who raised new towers, citizens who faced down fear, and children who realized the dreams of their parents. It will be said of us that we kept that faith; that we took a painful blow, and emerged stronger.
I already feel weaker after reading this.
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"Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning."
[With a just God as our guide, let us honor those who have been lost, let us rededicate ourselves to the ideals that define our nation, and let us look to the future with hearts full of hope. May God bless the memory of those we lost, and may God bless the United States of America.
Maybe we should continue to dedicate ourselves to the fight against the terrorists. Maybe we should give thanks to the fact that we have gone ten years without another attack. Maybe we should do everything we can to make sure that those sacrificed did not die in vain.

Seriously, were his speechwriters actually TRYING to diminish 9/11 as much as they could?

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« Reply #89 on: September 12, 2011, 01:16:29 pm »
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I consider races to be things like Asian, White (European Descent, Black (African descent), Asia, and Hispanic (this is an odd category).

Wait, wait, wait. In the same post, the guy accuses a poster of being racist and describes what he considers to be "races" ?

It is hilarious, especially considering the target of his accusation.

Then again, coming from the King of Self-Righteous Land it shouldn't be surprising.
That, and he considers both "Asian" and "Asia" to be races.

I'm embarassed I didn't even catch that.
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« Reply #90 on: September 12, 2011, 02:17:19 pm »
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« Reply #91 on: September 12, 2011, 07:53:00 pm »
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This is from Omegle, but it's really the best place I could post it:

You're now watching two strangers discuss your question!
Question to discuss:
Who do you think will win the primaries? Romney, Perry or someone else?

Stranger 1: :O

Stranger 1: haha

Stranger 2: perry

Stranger 1: no

Stranger 2: why not?

Stranger 2: hes suited for the job

Stranger 1: haah , is this like baseball er somthing ? i have NO clue what were talking about xD

Stranger 2: really?

Stranger 2: ur a moron

Stranger 1: mhm xD

Stranger 2: just google it

Stranger 2 has disconnected



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1 Perry
1 Paul
8 No idea/Disconnect.
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« Reply #92 on: September 13, 2011, 01:16:42 am »
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Not everyone on that site is American. Although if he's referencing baseball, he probably is.
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« Reply #93 on: September 13, 2011, 01:35:56 pm »
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I was under the impression that many secular Tea Party members are moderates.  These are libertarians, Perot voters, economic voters, small govt voters, etc.  Many small govt voters were anti-war and anti-Iraq, and I would not be surprised if a decent number of Tea Party voters had in fact voted for Obama in 2008, but are now pissed off at Health Care Reform and the economy.
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« Reply #94 on: September 13, 2011, 01:37:57 pm »
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Yes, milhouse24 watches too much Hannity.
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« Reply #95 on: September 14, 2011, 03:46:20 am »
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Another day posting, another discussion where good people who believe in freedom have to help Antonio realize he is essentially a social conservative.

Thanks for giving your thoughtful contribution to the debate.

Considering the debate here basically started with my post, thank you.
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« Reply #96 on: September 14, 2011, 06:50:41 am »
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Marshall was a reasonable candidate in a statewide office. Anyone claiming otherwise is untruthful.

Coakley was a reasonable candidate in a statewide office. Anyone claiming otherwise is untruthful.

Obama has quite the talent for destruction.

I agree. He's the worst thing to happen to southern Democrats since Reconstruction.

And the worst thing to happen domestically since the Civil War.  Tongue
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And Mark Critz did really well with working class whites a few months before the 2010 midterms.

Frankly I don't know what to say anymore. Despite Obama's unpopularity Democrats are clearly ahead of Republicans when it comes to the general congressional ballot, so all those doom-and-gloom predictions seem to me greatly exaggerated.
It's a very volatile period and whoever makes predictions risks to look like a fool a couple of months down the road.

The D's have not led on the generic ballot for more than two years.
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« Reply #98 on: September 14, 2011, 07:06:12 am »
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And Mark Critz did really well with working class whites a few months before the 2010 midterms.

Frankly I don't know what to say anymore. Despite Obama's unpopularity Democrats are clearly ahead of Republicans when it comes to the general congressional ballot, so all those doom-and-gloom predictions seem to me greatly exaggerated.
It's a very volatile period and whoever makes predictions risks to look like a fool a couple of months down the road.

The D's have not led on the generic ballot for more than two years.
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« Reply #99 on: September 14, 2011, 01:02:26 pm »
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Grow up Antonio. Find someone else to pick on for no reason.
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