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« Reply #150 on: October 15, 2008, 08:53:38 pm »
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Chill.......Pill...........Damn.
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« Reply #151 on: October 15, 2008, 08:53:46 pm »
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McCain seems really flustered. He keeps fumbling his words.
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« Reply #152 on: October 15, 2008, 08:53:52 pm »
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You're right. If it benefits your guy, who the  cares! Let everyone and their dog vote!

If this was a Republican leaning group doing it, you'd all be claiming we were stealing yet another election.

Whoa... aren't you the guy who opposes government handouts, unless you're about to lose your trust fund?

Talk about hypocrisy.

What on earth does voter fraud have to do with the bailout? You're really grasping at straws. It's kind of sad.

Earlier in this thread, you were bitching about wealth redistribution.

Apparently the only people who don't need to take responsibility for their financial well-being are the people who are already rich.

And until you can explain this discrepancy, I won't stop bringing it up.

P.S. Dumbass rapist.

Wow. Character attacks? You're really pathetic. Does it turn you on to beat up on someone on an online forum? What a sad individual you are. I really expected you'd have a bit more class than BRTD. Oh well.

In response to your question, the bailout was essential unless you wanted our economy to come to a complete halt, in which everyone, not just the wealthy, would be hit hard. Small businesses wouldn't function, much less any other large corporation. Of course, I'm sure you'd want this country to collapse just so your guy will cruise to victory.

But keep it up, Ebowed. Let's see if you can give BRTD a run for head of the trolls! Keep the person attacks coming! It really shows you have an argument.
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« Reply #153 on: October 15, 2008, 08:54:08 pm »
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Columbia does best when the US doesn't get involved. Their civil war is 56 years and counting.
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« Reply #154 on: October 15, 2008, 08:54:14 pm »
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So far McCain is winning...
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« Reply #155 on: October 15, 2008, 08:54:18 pm »
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see some of my comments or notes on some of the parts of the debate in other threads.

here is a link to some of my debate comments and notes...

http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=85563.0

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« Reply #156 on: October 15, 2008, 08:54:40 pm »
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What's wrong with Venezuelan oil?

Well, America only accepts oil from liberal democracies.
Pretty much. Being friends with authoritarian, human rights-abusing governments is fine. BUT IF THEY DON'T TREAT THEIR WORKING CLASS CITIZENS LIKE CRAP, then they're of no use to America.
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« Reply #157 on: October 15, 2008, 08:55:04 pm »
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does mccain not know he is on a split screen??

his asides, huffs and puffs and smirks are killing him
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« Reply #158 on: October 15, 2008, 08:55:48 pm »
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does mccain not know he is on a split screen??

his asides, huffs and puffs and smirks are killing him

A little debate prep doesn't make a giant asshole stop looking like an asshole.
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« Reply #159 on: October 15, 2008, 08:56:17 pm »
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everyone here is partisan and thinks their candidate won.

prescient.  But the "who won?" polls are still fun.  Don't you think?

And we get some good soundbites from these debates, such as when Obama said, "Nothing is more important than us no longer borrowing seven hundred billion dollars from China and sending it to Saudi Arabia."  That was a pretty good summation, imho.

And, "I'd like to thank Hoffa."  That was one of the first utterances of McCain tonight, and it was precious.  Hoffa?  Why would McCain want to thank Hoffa?!  Isn't he living on that deserted tropical island with Elvis? 

But, yeah, no one really wins or loses these debates.  Folks know who they like going in.  The conversation just gives the Sean Hannities and the Keith Olbermans of the world more hot air to blow.
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« Reply #160 on: October 15, 2008, 08:56:47 pm »
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OH NOES! OBAMA WANTS TO MEET WITH CHAVEZ!!!!!
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« Reply #161 on: October 15, 2008, 08:58:38 pm »
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OH NOES! OBAMA WANTS TO MEET WITH CHAVEZ!!!!!

A lot of times I wish to shut you up, please, not so much need of going overboard.
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« Reply #162 on: October 15, 2008, 08:59:40 pm »
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Character attacks?

Sorry, I just have some moral qualms with rape.  Shouldn't let that get the better of me, eh?

In response to your question, the bailout was essential unless you wanted our economy to come to a complete halt, in which everyone, not just the wealthy, would be hit hard. Small businesses wouldn't function, much less any other large corporation. Of course, I'm sure you'd want this country to collapse just so your guy will cruise to victory.

Actually, I'm on record as supporting the bailout.  Try again.
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...anyone who says our society must force people to expose themselves to those of the opposite sexual orientation, is not decent.

So you mean if we force the gay to be exposed to the straight, we are treating the gay indecently?  Because you didn't specify which direction the hate was supposed to go there, Black Beans.
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« Reply #163 on: October 15, 2008, 09:00:11 pm »
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Joe the plumber makes yet another comeback.
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« Reply #164 on: October 15, 2008, 09:00:51 pm »
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"Joe" again!

I think we know what the SNL skit will center on!
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What are you talking about Duke?  Things are great so far.   I do have to cling to God no matter what.  I have nothing against this at all,  but in my class there are 9 blacks and 4 whites.  African Americans are quite prevalent in that part of Tulsa.  I don't mind it at all,  but it is an interesting fact in white Oklahoma.
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« Reply #165 on: October 15, 2008, 09:01:02 pm »
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Joe the plumber will become the classic reference to this debate.
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« Reply #166 on: October 15, 2008, 09:01:17 pm »
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I actually know a plumber named Joe...

He's voting for Obama.
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« Reply #167 on: October 15, 2008, 09:01:36 pm »
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Joe... your fine is zero.... look at McCain's face... priceless
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« Reply #168 on: October 15, 2008, 09:02:08 pm »
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wow Obama just kicked some butt on that fine = zero thing....McCain looked stymied
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« Reply #169 on: October 15, 2008, 09:02:16 pm »
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John McCain: "Americans don't want single-payer." Wrong again John.

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« Reply #170 on: October 15, 2008, 09:02:32 pm »
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It's pretty funny how every time McCain mentions "Joe" the CNN thing goes way up for men and way down for women....maybe he should talk about "Jane the Homemaker" to promote equality.
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« Reply #171 on: October 15, 2008, 09:02:35 pm »
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Joe... your fine is zero.... look at McCain's face... priceless

McCain will just make up some other lie.
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« Reply #172 on: October 15, 2008, 09:03:16 pm »
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John McCain's health care "plan" is possibly the best reason to vote against his joke candidacy.
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...anyone who says our society must force people to expose themselves to those of the opposite sexual orientation, is not decent.

So you mean if we force the gay to be exposed to the straight, we are treating the gay indecently?  Because you didn't specify which direction the hate was supposed to go there, Black Beans.
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« Reply #173 on: October 15, 2008, 09:03:27 pm »
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Obama is gold on healthcare.
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« Reply #174 on: October 15, 2008, 09:03:54 pm »
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John McCain: "Americans don't want single-payer." Wrong again John.



LOL @ one over simplified poll!

You are classic, Lief.
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