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jaycr*us

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new Posted: 04:17PM Aug 31, 2012

If you are a member of the GOP and you don't have a problem with the speeches from Pawlenty, Ryan or Eastwood, you are nothing more then a lemming.
I would love to hear from a lemming defending the crap that was spewed forth by these three.
I'm waiting . . .


It's not what you know, it's what people think you know.
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RGW4Ausmod

Posts: 1215

new Posted: 11:15PM Aug 31, 2012

Someone help me remember... wasn't the National Debt in the black during the Clinton Adminstration. Oh, those were the days.

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. -Albert Einstein-
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idiot_originalA

Posts: 2924

new Posted: 01:05AM Sep 1, 2012

(Jaycr, re lemmings, THANK YOU! well said!)

RGW4:

In the George Bush senior days, the national debt was approximately $2000 for every man woman and child in the u.s. at that time...

there is a great site, a dotgov site, that shows the national debt, at any moment, and will let you enter the date and see what it was on that date... if i find it again, i will post it

i spoke too soon, here it is. it must be combined into a single line without the carriage return...
copy paste one line, then copy paste the second right at the end of the first...

http://www.treasurydirect.gov/NP/
BPDLogin?application=np


or as a clickable

national debt now, and down page, at any date

enjoy


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snappytom*

Posts: 4456

new Posted: 08:00AM Sep 1, 2012

WoW!!!!!

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snowmonsterAusmod

Posts: 19612

new Posted: 10:10AM Sep 1, 2012

Clinton did do one thing right.

Take all sorrow out of life and you take away all richness, and depth, and tenderness. The capacity of sorrow belongs to our grandeur. It is the furnace that melts hearts together in love. In loving memory of my dear friend Guy - take care Goobs . .
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snappytom*

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new Posted: 11:43PM Sep 1, 2012

Hope it has nothing to do with Monika Lewinsky!!!!

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jaycr*us

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new Posted: 03:02AM Sep 2, 2012

Snappy! ... You behave...

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snappytom*

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new Posted: 06:06AM Sep 2, 2012



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snowmonsterAusmod

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new Posted: 09:51AM Sep 2, 2012

One reason why I can't take dems seriously.

Take all sorrow out of life and you take away all richness, and depth, and tenderness. The capacity of sorrow belongs to our grandeur. It is the furnace that melts hearts together in love. In loving memory of my dear friend Guy - take care Goobs . .
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dolphingurl12Aus

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new Posted: 12:49PM Sep 2, 2012

I think Jon Stewart had the best analysis of the pack of fallacy-ridden lies that composed the RNC speeches, especially in regard to the invisible Obama Eastwood addressed:

"But I could never wrap my head around why the world and the President that Republicans describe bears so little resemblance to the World and the President that I experience... and now I know why; there is a President Obama that only Republicans can see."

So true...

During that segment, Stewart also argues that the Republicans' rhetoric harkens back to an idyllic America, which would be all well and good, if that America ever existed. It simply never has. They're basing their current lies on an older lie. It's almost comical in it's ridiculousness.

Don't even get me started on Clint Eastwood's crazy speech. Don't think we should've been in Afghanistan? Yeah, that was Bush, not Obama, quite undeniably. Don't want a Harvard lawyer as President? Probably shouldn't elect Harvard lawyer Mitt Romney, then.

Also as Stewart said, there are plenty of parts of the Obama administration the Republicans could attack, legitimate criticisms. Yet they somehow bypass any kind of reality and go straight for this insane fantasy world. I really don't understand it.


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HarryPutter*ca

Posts: 2999

new Posted: 01:40AM Sep 5, 2012

American politics amuses me for all the wrong reasons... Romney Makes and the Paul Ryan Time Calculator

"The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept." - George Carlin
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idiot_originalA

Posts: 2924

new Posted: 01:18PM Sep 6, 2012

Harry Putter, i have interpreted you avatar to represent this election, with the r's reaching out for the ring of power and the subsequent evil it will bring if they attain it......... photoshop romney into it and it will be a clear sign

this may in turn make a certain elder candidate into a gandalf figure, too


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HarryPutter*ca

Posts: 2999

new Posted: 10:41PM Sep 6, 2012

That is so brilliant So brilliant, in fact, that I'm tempted enough to give it a shot...

looks pretty terrible, but I did what I could


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idiot_originalA

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new Posted: 10:18PM Sep 7, 2012

you have made my day!!

bowing....


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HarryPutter*ca

Posts: 2999

new Posted: 01:36PM Sep 10, 2012

Thanks

Romney says he backs parts of Obamacare and opposes a debt ceiling

This Mitt gets funnier by the day. The key point that Republicans keep slamming Obama over are those policies, and Romney is essentially saying that he will do little to nothing different.


"The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept." - George Carlin
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wysecng

Posts: 263

new Posted: 02:34PM Sep 11, 2012

Come on you are foreigners to me

I'm WYSE, in name and in life application.
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HarryPutter*ca

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new Posted: 12:14AM Oct 4, 2012

Looks like Obama lost tonight.

Sucks that Gary Johnson doesn't get to be part of these things. He'd destroy both of them.


"The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept." - George Carlin
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RGW4Ausmod

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new Posted: 12:50AM Oct 4, 2012

I'm not sure about that Harry. I watched the debate with an open mind... but after the 4th or 5th question...all I could hear was Romney keep repeating himself on the same few items he felt comfortable with... but ignoring the moderator (who did a lousy job in my opinion - of controlling the time clock) who on the sidelines was trying to hush him because he went over the time limit.

Obama seemed pretty calm.

I admit, I missed the last 30 minutes of the debate, because my dog wanted to walk. Did I really miss that much?

Who won, not really sure. I know I sort of stopped listening to Romney when I heard the same comments on the same subjects - yeah, my dog was an easy distraction to his tax break speech.

I have a friend who ran for our city council last year... and I believed in him... but his major point in a city wide debate by 6 people running for the 2 spots open was that he was an engineer and could help make sure things were done properly. Even I doubted voting for him after that debate because that seemed to be his only claim to fame.

I did vote for him, but he came in 5th... way behind the 2 leaders. Do I think he could have done the job.. heck yes... but his insistence on repeating what he felt was his strong point sort of made him look weak to everyone in the city.

Not sure if advertising that if I (from Romney) am elected, I WILL reduce your tax burden on your income, but I WILL reduce your deductions so the government still gets as much money from you today as tomorrow is the best way to run for office. I know I am not happy with how much I pay INTO taxes. I am no longer middle class, so the politicians can have their special interests... and need more of my tax money (hard to prove in a court of law, so I guess I will not sue the government). With Romney, I absolutely can not expect any break in taxes paid to the government, and frankly, I am tired of paying close to 45 % of what I make to them so they can waste it on their pet projects... and I do not blame either party... they both have their stupid pet peeves!


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A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. -Albert Einstein-
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snappytom*

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new Posted: 02:38AM Oct 4, 2012

They are all the same!
Promise everything to get elected and do nothing when they are in office except make excuses!


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koin_era345tus

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new Posted: 03:40PM Oct 4, 2012

Romney's problem is that he is too moderate for the conservatives but too conservative for the swing voters. He needs to pick a point of view. Until then, he will only say vague catch phrases to try to please everyone. We saw his true POV last night. He has actually VERY similar politics, the only exceptions being taxes and the deficit.

Obamas problem was that he didnt attack Romney's false claims. Until he does, he is destined to be only a mediocre debater.

Honestly, it didnt tell us much, at least for me.


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