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Message 1199243 - Posted: 24 Feb 2012, 14:24:39 UTC

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Message 1199261 - Posted: 24 Feb 2012, 15:45:16 UTC - in response to Message 1196943.

correct, since the republicans seem hellbent on running liberals against liberals, i see no reason to bother voting, myself.

I vote conservative.

If they will ever run one again, i will vote for him.

Although, if he (0bo0) makes good on his promise to "Do away with the second amendment", i do foresee a second American civil war in the next 4 years.


Increasingly, I believe that once The Tea Party and Occupy movements realize they're pissed about some of the same things, they will join forces, and it won't be a "civil" war, version 2.0, that we'll be looking at. It'll be something else Version 2.0.

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Message 1200036 - Posted: 26 Feb 2012, 17:21:44 UTC - in response to Message 1199261.

correct, since the republicans seem hellbent on running liberals against liberals, i see no reason to bother voting, myself.

I vote conservative.

If they will ever run one again, i will vote for him.

Although, if he (0bo0) makes good on his promise to "Do away with the second amendment", i do foresee a second American civil war in the next 4 years.


Increasingly, I believe that once The Tea Party and Occupy movements realize they're pissed about some of the same things, they will join forces, and it won't be a "civil" war, version 2.0, that we'll be looking at. It'll be something else Version 2.0.

How little you understand. The Tea Party thinks the Government is to big and the Occupy movement thinks the government is not big enough to serve their needs. This alone would prevent them from ever joining.
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Message 1200067 - Posted: 26 Feb 2012, 18:33:49 UTC - in response to Message 1199168.

Well didn't you cheat -- you worked -- isn't that cheating? <just kidding>.

For that I matter, I figure I need to travel even locally with my passport, I mean, I've been married to the same woman over 30 years, lived in the same house for 30 years and have no debt -- there are folks who might assume I can't be an American.

Regarding the Tejas Board of Education -- at least some of their positions tend to fail the reasonableness test. And if you feel compelled to toss names at Obama, you might reasonably allow that folks toss names at the state Board.



Absolutely not. I had a positive outlook. I see more and more people who look at what I have and think that I cheated to get here.

And I fear I'm going to wake up one day, realize I've been screwed and be called a fool for following all the rules.

And like a rape victim, I just want to hurry up and get through what's coming so I can get on with my life.

And when I see comments like skil's about the "department of edumacation," I consider that an uninformed, narrow and extreme point of view, so I feel obliged to respond in kind.


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Message 1200071 - Posted: 26 Feb 2012, 18:35:42 UTC - in response to Message 1200036.

So the Tea Party is against Santorum's press to push for government driven Sharia law as a case of big government getting bigger. Good to know.



How little you understand. The Tea Party thinks the Government is to big and the Occupy movement thinks the government is not big enough to serve their needs. This alone would prevent them from ever joining.



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Message 1200096 - Posted: 26 Feb 2012, 19:18:43 UTC - in response to Message 1200071.

So the Tea Party is against Santorum's press to push for government driven Sharia law as a case of big government getting bigger. Good to know.



How little you understand. The Tea Party thinks the Government is to big and the Occupy movement thinks the government is not big enough to serve their needs. This alone would prevent them from ever joining.




One thing to remember is the Tea Party is mostly on the local level. While they are generally against big government, a few of the sub groups want to make issues like abortion part of the agenda. If they move away from the big government issue into other issues it will fragment the group and it will become powerless. As long as they stick to the issue of big government, they can make a difference.
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Message 1200100 - Posted: 26 Feb 2012, 19:23:05 UTC - in response to Message 1200096.

But with funding from the big boys (Koch brothers for example) as well as being used by big money folks.

Regarding birth control and abortion big government positions - I wonder what the money/political landscape would be like if instead of the Koch brothers, it was the Koch sisters.

Regarding big government -- it seems a lot of the TeaParty partisans are over 55 -- I suppose they are moving toward burning their medicare cards and social security checks to make government smaller.




One thing to remember is the Tea Party is mostly on the local level. While they are generally against big government, a few of the sub groups want to make issues like abortion part of the agenda. If they move away from the big government issue into other issues it will fragment the group and it will become powerless. As long as they stick to the issue of big government, they can make a difference.

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Message 1200117 - Posted: 26 Feb 2012, 19:43:38 UTC - in response to Message 1200100.

But with funding from the big boys (Koch brothers for example) as well as being used by big money folks.

Regarding birth control and abortion big government positions - I wonder what the money/political landscape would be like if instead of the Koch brothers, it was the Koch sisters.

Regarding big government -- it seems a lot of the TeaParty partisans are over 55 -- I suppose they are moving toward burning their medicare cards and social security checks to make government smaller.




One thing to remember is the Tea Party is mostly on the local level. While they are generally against big government, a few of the sub groups want to make issues like abortion part of the agenda. If they move away from the big government issue into other issues it will fragment the group and it will become powerless. As long as they stick to the issue of big government, they can make a difference.


On abortion, the thing everybody misses is that it is a state right and the federal government has no business making rulings on it. If you question that statement, look in the constitution and tell me where abortion is a federal power.

Medicare has done nothing but drive up the cost of healthcare and if insurance became available for people over 65 again, the elderly would be better off. Social security would be in far better shape if the government hadn't used the money for everything but. Both programs are not mentioned in the constitution. On the other hand, the programs have been in place for a long time and if the government were to end the programs, they should repay the money payed into the system. I can see where it would be a real mess to end both programs.

Much could be done to reduce the size of government without touching those programs. What is the best solution, I don't have a clue but I do know where to start and it would make many people unhappy so I would never be elected to political office.
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Message 1200124 - Posted: 26 Feb 2012, 20:07:03 UTC
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Message 1200132 - Posted: 26 Feb 2012, 20:30:28 UTC - in response to Message 1200036.

correct, since the republicans seem hellbent on running liberals against liberals, i see no reason to bother voting, myself.

I vote conservative.

If they will ever run one again, i will vote for him.

Although, if he (0bo0) makes good on his promise to "Do away with the second amendment", i do foresee a second American civil war in the next 4 years.


Increasingly, I believe that once The Tea Party and Occupy movements realize they're pissed about some of the same things, they will join forces, and it won't be a "civil" war, version 2.0, that we'll be looking at. It'll be something else Version 2.0.

How little you understand. The Tea Party thinks the Government is to big and the Occupy movement thinks the government is not big enough to serve their needs. This alone would prevent them from ever joining.


Then how fooled are you by your own version of lame media? Try reading a bit more deeply.

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Message 1200154 - Posted: 26 Feb 2012, 21:22:01 UTC - in response to Message 1200117.

Interestingly enough, Medicare costs per person (remembering that as the over 65 population rises, total Medicare costs go up by that factor as well), have increased at a rate LESS than the increase per person in the general population and LESS than the increase per person in health insurance. Interesting factoid that is.

This is thing about general welfare -- it gives for a lot of wiggle room constitutionally. But if you don't condone the general welfare, then small government becomes much easier to condone.


"Medicare has done nothing but drive up the cost of healthcare and if insurance became available for people over 65 again, the elderly would be better off. Social security would be in far better shape if the government hadn't used the money for everything but. Both programs are not mentioned in the constitution. On the other hand, the programs have been in place for a long time and if the government were to end the programs, they should repay the money payed into the system. I can see where it would be a real mess to end both programs. "

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Message 1200193 - Posted: 27 Feb 2012, 0:01:53 UTC

Everything will Be Better when The Great One aka Oblahblahblah is in His Second Term.

Peace will be On The Earth. Scratch will Be Heavy in Everyone's Pockets. All Peoples will be Healthy with Shiny White Teeth.

Global Climate Change will take a break. Crop yields will break records.

More than enough Clean, Fresh, and Tasty water will fill All Cups.

Bread will bake itself.

The Moon will be Colonized.

DullnandoDamus Sees All. And It Is Good.
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Message 1200245 - Posted: 27 Feb 2012, 4:17:21 UTC
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The Moon will be colonized ... the attempt would be made under Newt, not Obama. And I have to admit I'd like to see some push towards that effort, even if the only one talking about is Newt and he is being laughed at for it.

In response to Nostradmus, I rebutt with Die with Your Boots On.

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Message 1200279 - Posted: 27 Feb 2012, 6:54:41 UTC

and he is being laughed at for it


Yes, We The Teaple, Do Laugh Heartily at The Speechifying Mantra-Change We Can Believe In! It has been a Good Three Year Laughathon and it will continue Unabated till Oblahblahblah lands in Chi-Town as a Private Citizen.

Until then, The Peace Prize Potus can keep Updating his Peace No Peace List Of Countries that have, well, Peace Or No Peace. A Wonk the other day Babbled About The Messiah's Wonderful Foreign Policy Triumphs so far. Stellar!

To The Moon Alice, and Hurry.

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Message 1200335 - Posted: 27 Feb 2012, 13:17:01 UTC

Un ver court évoluera les longues jambes d'un homme,
un homme qui est un auteur des lettres.
Le matin du 27 février 2012,
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Message 1200533 - Posted: 28 Feb 2012, 5:23:34 UTC - in response to Message 1199047.
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Texas dept Of edumacation doesn't bother listening to the Fed. they set their own agenda and the Board is packed full of God Fearing COnservative Anti-Evolutionary bible thumpers. It's hard to learn science from people that provide text books that attempt to deny science


Ya. That's what wrong. Not enough athiests teaching our youngun's that Oblahblahblah is nothing more than a random role of the dice in which he hit the jackpot and won the lottery naming him the supreme ruler of the universe and will save us from evil corporations.

Oh Blah Dee, Oh Blah Dah
Oh Blah Dee, Oh Blah Dah

Kneel and bow your head before the annointed one and chant!

Oh Blah Dee, Oh Blah Dah
Oh Blah Dee, Oh Blah Dah

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Less than a month before the 2008 election, McCain mocks your characterizations. Yep, these guys are buddies. Their "contest" and McCain's repeated outrages since the election at Obama's moves and policies are all theater. Who really pulls the strings?

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Message 1201703 - Posted: 2 Mar 2012, 13:53:51 UTC - in response to Message 1200533.

Texas dept Of edumacation doesn't bother listening to the Fed. they set their own agenda and the Board is packed full of God Fearing COnservative Anti-Evolutionary bible thumpers. It's hard to learn science from people that provide text books that attempt to deny science


Ya. That's what wrong. Not enough athiests teaching our youngun's that Oblahblahblah is nothing more than a random role of the dice in which he hit the jackpot and won the lottery naming him the supreme ruler of the universe and will save us from evil corporations.

Oh Blah Dee, Oh Blah Dah
Oh Blah Dee, Oh Blah Dah

Kneel and bow your head before the annointed one and chant!

Oh Blah Dee, Oh Blah Dah
Oh Blah Dee, Oh Blah Dah

TheDumbSoutherRedNeckWhoNeedsToBeShownTheTrueWay


Less than a month before the 2008 election, McCain mocks your characterizations. Yep, these guys are buddies. Their "contest" and McCain's repeated outrages since the election at Obama's moves and policies are all theater. Who really pulls the strings?


"The silence is deafening."

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Message 1201796 - Posted: 2 Mar 2012, 17:51:00 UTC - in response to Message 1201703.

Gosh Sarge, when you need to prod the dullster to generate traffic things must be slow <grin>

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Message 1201869 - Posted: 2 Mar 2012, 22:10:28 UTC - in response to Message 1201796.

Gosh Sarge, when you need to prod the dullster to generate traffic things must be slow <grin>

It's something that was somewhat asked of Guy, not Dull, and everyone, I would think, should have some sort of response to the linked video and the suggestion I have made.


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