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Song

Jinan, China

#807445 Nov 18, 2012
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carol

Orlando, FL

#807446 Nov 18, 2012
OldRaider wrote:
One Million Strong Against Mitt Romney in 2012 via PoliticusUSA:
‎"Hostess’s failure was compounded by having six CEO’s in 8 years who had no experience in the bread or cake baking industry. Despite their financial woes, the company’s CEO got a 300% salary increase from $750,000 to $2,250,000, and other top executives received raises worth hundreds-of-thousands of dollars; all while the company was struggling. Instead of acknowledging the lack of competent leadership and exorbitant executive salaries as contributing to the company’s decision to close its doors, CEO Gregory Rayburn issued a statement saying,“We deeply regret the necessity of today’s decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather an extended nationwide strike.” However, Rayburn and Hostess management claimed the strike would be responsible for closing plants even before there was a strike, and they had made plans to close plants whether or not workers accepted the Draconian wage and benefit cuts the company offered, or if they went on strike."
The company was struggling primarily because of a decrease in sales.

When you work for a company whose products aren't as popular or profitable anymore, you have to take what they can offer.

The Bakers' Union thought they could squeeze blood out of a turnip.

Union wages and pension costs also led to Hostess' unprofitable cost structure.

Employees who made the dough were earning $17 an hour. That's a lot of dough for making dough.
carol

Orlando, FL

#807447 Nov 18, 2012
Fiaz and Haisan wrote:
<quoted text>The team of many 13 childs were kill by zions as playing futbol on the field place. The agresion must stop. Israeli must stop. The childs must stop being the aimed target to the zions. The United states must be asistance to the gazans. The israel is not the friend to United states.
The Palestinians supported by Hamas cause trouble wherever they go.

It was Hamas who started firing rockets into Tel Aviv. Why didn't you tell THEM to stop?

Palestinians went to Lebanon in the 1970s to launch attacks on northern Israel and airplane hijacking campaigns worldwide. Palestinians were fighting the Lebanonese at the same time they were launching attacks against Israel. Following the Lebanonese War, Palestinians in Lebanon lost their fight there too.

Even after the Israeli-Palestinian peace process led to the Oslo Accords in 1993 allowing the PLO to relocate to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, it had significant opposition among radical Islamic elements such as Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad who immediately initiated a campaign of attacks targeting Israelis.

In 1969 alone, the PLO was responsible for hijacking 82 planes.

They murdered 11 Israeli athletes during the 1972 Olympic Games.

Nobody wants this rag tag group of violent people. Not even their own. Jordon didn't want them either. Look up Black September.

They won't be happy until they kill every Jew in Israel.

They kill innocents in the name of hating Israel.

And you're blaming Israel??

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carol

Orlando, FL

#807448 Nov 18, 2012
A Few Forgotten Facts

1. Israel became a nation in 1312 BCE, 2000 years before the rise of Islam.

2. Arab refugees in Israel began identifying themselves as part of a Palestinian people in 1967 two decades after the establishment of the modern State of Israel.

(Very important: The term "Palestine" only materialized after the Russians coined the term in the 1960s.)

3. Since the Jewish conquest in 1272 BCE, the Jews have had dominion over the land for 1000 years with a continuous presence in the land for the past 3,300 years.

4. The only Arab dominion since the conquest in 635 CE lasted no more than 22 years.

5. For over 3,300 years, Jerusalem has been the Jewish capital Jerusalem has never been the capital of any Arab or Muslim entity. Even when the Jordanians occupied Jerusalem, they never sought to make it their capital.

6. Jerusalem is mentioned over 700 times in Tanach, the Jewish Holy Scriptures. Jerusalem is not mentioned once in the Koran.

7. King David founded the city of Jerusalem. Mohammed never came to Jerusalem.

8. Arab refugees were intentionally not absorbed or integrated into the Arab lands to which they fled despite the vast Arab territory. Out of the 100,000,000 refugees since World War II, theirs is the only refugee group in the world that has never been absorbed or integrated into their own people's lands.

9. The PLO's Charter still calls for the destruction of the State of Israel. Israel has given the Palestinians most of the West Bank land, autonomy under the Palestinian Authority.

10. Of the 175 UN Security Council resolutions passed before 1990, 97 were directed against Israel.

11. The UN was silent while 58 Jerusalem Synagogues were destroyed by the Jordanians.

http://www.targetofopportunity.com/palestinia...

#8 is worth reading again.

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ny ny

#807449 Nov 18, 2012
downhill246 wrote:
<quoted text>
That makes sense, let me try that.
Baseball and motorcycles are not identical.
Your turn.
Right,,,because there's no one who tries to manipulate religion to further their political agendas or equates religious beliefs with partisan politics,,,while just about everyone equates baseball and motorcyles? Okay. Got it. Never heard of the Religious right eh?

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#807450 Nov 18, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>They were afraid the term "God" would offend their Muslim brothers and sisters and cost them votes.
Separation of Church & State - something the rabid right seems to forget a they continually try to legislate their religion.
Orangelion

Chester, UK

#807451 Nov 18, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>"Opting out of condoms"??? That does more in terms of visualization than referencing previous materials. Just whose condoms were you opting out of? If you actually were a Brit would that make it somewhat like batting a bit of a sticky wicket?
Britain and the USA need to opt out of the condom industry, that is what I meant, you left wing moron.
carol

Orlando, FL

#807452 Nov 18, 2012
Almost everyone asked about the Republicans' election drubbing this year seems to agree that an update is necessary for a party that appears to be running years behind Democrats in adapting to rapidly changing campaigns and an evolving electorate.

http://news.msn.com/politics/republicans-gop-...

Interpretation: Almost everyone asked about the Republicans' election drubbing this year seems to agree that an update is necessary for a party that appears to be running years behind Democrats in smear tactics, spreading outright falsehoods and intentionally dividing the electorate.

People tend to forget that if the election had been held before Hurricane Sandy, the outcome might have been a lot different. Romney lost his momentum while Obama could look presidential in the spotlight.

Obama was losing in the polls and his approval rating didn't improve until after the Hurricane.

Pretty much.

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Orangelion

Chester, UK

#807453 Nov 18, 2012
One for all all for one wrote:
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Obviously you tell that teen the consequences. Who the heck doesn't know that? Even telling a teen the consequences, doesn't always work. For some it will, for others it won't. My niece was told the same thing, but, she was head over heals for this guy and went all the way. So...the option should have been there. I'll bet now, she wishes she HAD used protection, and it's just possible that she knew about condoms, but didn't care. Anyway, if a teen really wants condoms, they can get them. I also think that some don't like using them because it just isn't as pleasurable. This is why I believe in planned parenthood. This isn't 40 or 50 years ago. Teens today also seem to physically develop at a younger age than when I was a teen. Probably due to all of the hormones pumped into cattle, chickens, etc. We're all sexual beings and teens are no exception. They'll do it no matter how much you may discuss it with them. They may understand the circumstances and consequences involved, but a teen's brain isn't fully developed yet. Pleasure, emotions, peer pressure; often take precedence over common sense or discipline. That's why many teens get into "trouble" in the first place.
No, left wing brainless moron, you just teach them to be equitable and handle their crush as young as 6. Maybe they go out and have sex because their sexual feelings have been wrongly condemned and so their needs aren't met with their crush, so they have to dump their parents and actually have sex to feel satisfied because they feel guilty about their sexual feelings and have to have sex with their crush in order to feel satisfied about rejecting their guilt their parents inflicted, or at least what they get from others.
Razors Edge

Oak Lawn, IL

#807454 Nov 18, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
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DAMN! THIS FROM A SPERM EATER. WANNA L'IL... DEVONSHIRE CREAM, HONEY?
Source/link from a LIAR??? LOL..
Orangelion

Chester, UK

#807455 Nov 18, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
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Sure.
That's the way people from Wales talk. LOL
Like they're angry Teabaggers.
I'm sure you're a member of the Wales Tea Party group, right??
And you're stupid enough to think you can fool anyone other than your fellow retarded Teabaggers.
Note to yellowlion;
Unregistered users locations are in blue prinr. Those who phony up hteir locations are in gray.
Period. End of story, you lying POS.
With the ignorance level and mysogyny, I think we're seeing the return of Gunner.

Welcome back, loser!!
Tell me how an unregistered us can change his location. Because I am not able to, as an unregistered user, you have no brain.
Nightchalker

Lansing, MI

#807456 Nov 18, 2012
yepperz wrote:
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Right,,,because there's no one who tries to manipulate religion to further their political agendas or equates religious beliefs with partisan politics,,,while just about everyone equates baseball and motorcyles? Okay. Got it. Never heard of the Religious right eh?
They are the anti-opposite of the "Religiously Left", and equally worth ignoring cause they are BOTH so annoying!
Orangelion

Chester, UK

#807457 Nov 18, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
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You picked a location in Wales.
Now you call yourself a limey!!!
No self respecting Welshman would ever call himself a limey, ya freakin' American halfwit!!
You're busted, loser!!
Your a typical moron, go on, try changing the location of your unregistered username, dimwit. Americans are thick. I moved to wales you pillack.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#807458 Nov 18, 2012
carol wrote:
Almost everyone asked about the Republicans' election drubbing this year seems to agree that an update is necessary for a party that appears to be running years behind Democrats in adapting to rapidly changing campaigns and an evolving electorate.
http://news.msn.com/politics/republicans-gop-...
Interpretation: Almost everyone asked about the Republicans' election drubbing this year seems to agree that an update is necessary for a party that appears to be running years behind Democrats in smear tactics, spreading outright falsehoods and intentionally dividing the electorate.
People tend to forget that if the election had been held before Hurricane Sandy, the outcome might have been a lot different. Romney lost his momentum while Obama could look presidential in the spotlight.
Obama was losing in the polls and his approval rating didn't improve until after the Hurricane.
Pretty much.
Yep, the hurricane did it.

It wasn't the trashing of blacks & Hispanics by Romney & the right. Nope.

It wasn't trying to blame Obama for the Bush recession, Nope

It wasn't running a Candidate that flipped Flopped on each & every issue.

It wasn't running a Candidate the flubbed his first overseas trip.

It wasn't the constant flow of lies from Romney.

It wasn't his picking a really poor choice for VP.

Nope. it was the hurricane that demonstrated how good Obama dealt with it & an honest Republican Governor that acknowledged this.

Republicans - keep thinking it was just the hurricane & remain the out of touch party that would rather look toward winning the next election rather than help this country.

The problem with the Republican Party was not the hurricane. there weren't enough dumbasses like you who fell for there crap.

The really pathetic part ids that the Republicans called Obama a marxist, socialist, unAmerican while claiming it was his fault for the poor economy & how he dd a terrible job with foreign policy & hell, you even called him a murdered for Benghazi.....And you still couldn't bet him. It says either you people lied or you are evidently at lot worse than the things you said about Obama because he kicked your candidate's ass.
carol

Orlando, FL

#807459 Nov 18, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Separation of Church & State - something the rabid right seems to forget a they continually try to legislate their religion.
You first have to educate yourself as to the context of that phrase and where it was first said.

You won't find it in the Constitution.

It's intent was to merely prevent another Church of England which dictated one size fits all in the new country.

You all keep getting it backwards. It was to keep government from enforcing one religion for all, not to prevent people from their right to exercise and express their own freedom of religion. Which IS in the Constitution.
Orangelion

Chester, UK

#807460 Nov 18, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
This orange idiot is one of our old Teabagger fools.
THe ones who were too ashamed to come back as themselves.
They create locations like the UK, but talk like Teabaggers.
And why wouldn't a britishman jokely refer to themselves as limeys? The brits have a sense of humour, although your too ignorant to get past our clevely formed and well structured stiff upper lip.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#807461 Nov 18, 2012
carol wrote:
Almost everyone asked about the Republicans' election drubbing this year seems to agree that an update is necessary for a party that appears to be running years behind Democrats in adapting to rapidly changing campaigns and an evolving electorate.
http://news.msn.com/politics/republicans-gop-...
Interpretation: Almost everyone asked about the Republicans' election drubbing this year seems to agree that an update is necessary for a party that appears to be running years behind Democrats in smear tactics, spreading outright falsehoods and intentionally dividing the electorate.
People tend to forget that if the election had been held before Hurricane Sandy, the outcome might have been a lot different. Romney lost his momentum while Obama could look presidential in the spotlight.
Obama was losing in the polls and his approval rating didn't improve until after the Hurricane.
Pretty much.
total FOX BS.

Other than the first part. Which is evidently going to bear out in 2014 if your fantasy denial is any indication of how little was learned from the most recent loss of ego of anyone who thought FOX knew what they were taking about and was stupid enough to say so out loud.

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ny ny

#807462 Nov 18, 2012
carol wrote:
Almost everyone asked about the Republicans' election drubbing this year seems to agree that an update is necessary for a party that appears to be running years behind Democrats in adapting to rapidly changing campaigns and an evolving electorate.
http://news.msn.com/politics/republicans-gop-...
Interpretation: Almost everyone asked about the Republicans' election drubbing this year seems to agree that an update is necessary for a party that appears to be running years behind Democrats in smear tactics, spreading outright falsehoods and intentionally dividing the electorate.
People tend to forget that if the election had been held before Hurricane Sandy, the outcome might have been a lot different. Romney lost his momentum while Obama could look presidential in the spotlight.
Obama was losing in the polls and his approval rating didn't improve until after the Hurricane.
Pretty much.
Lol! Wouldn't ya know it!

O'Reilly Blames Potential Romney Loss on Hurricane Sandy


In the aftermath of last week’s presidential election, one narrative that has emerged in an attempt to explain Mitt Romney’s loss is that Hurricane Sandy halted the Republican candidate’s momentum in the final week before the election.

It’s an interesting theory. The problem is that it isn’t really supported by the facts.

A look back at the data of battleground states that decided the election indicates that Mr. Romney’s rise in the polls there—which was quite real through October—had stalled out the weekend before the hurricane hit.

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2012/11/13/hurr...

Romney's polling "surge" ended Oct. 12

http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012...

The first step is admitting you have a problem -

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Nightchalker

Lansing, MI

#807463 Nov 18, 2012
carol wrote:
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The Palestinians supported by Hamas cause trouble wherever they go.
It was Hamas who started firing rockets into Tel Aviv. Why didn't you tell THEM to stop?
Palestinians went to Lebanon in the 1970s to launch attacks on northern Israel and airplane hijacking campaigns worldwide. Palestinians were fighting the Lebanonese at the same time they were launching attacks against Israel. Following the Lebanonese War, Palestinians in Lebanon lost their fight there too.
Even after the Israeli-Palestinian peace process led to the Oslo Accords in 1993 allowing the PLO to relocate to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, it had significant opposition among radical Islamic elements such as Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad who immediately initiated a campaign of attacks targeting Israelis.
In 1969 alone, the PLO was responsible for hijacking 82 planes.
They murdered 11 Israeli athletes during the 1972 Olympic Games.
Nobody wants this rag tag group of violent people. Not even their own. Jordon didn't want them either. Look up Black September.
They won't be happy until they kill every Jew in Israel.
They kill innocents in the name of hating Israel.
And you're blaming Israel??
They have an entire thread dedicated to it!

Quite the hoot, I can tell you.

They got some BELIEVERS on THAT thread, those boys sure are tough(just ask em!), and they don't like them no jews no-how!

Complete stool samples, going on and on about the jews this and the jews that!

Nuf to make ya cry laughing!

Till they start with how "interesting" "solving" the "jewish problem" will be.

Genocide by any other name still smells as bad.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#807464 Nov 18, 2012
GOP flame-throwers estranged from reality after election

You are a moocher, a zombie, soulless, mouth-breathing, ignorant, greedy, self-indulgent, envious, shallow and lazy.

The foregoing is a summation of “analysis” from conservative pundits and media figures — Cal Thomas, Ted Nugent, Bill O’Reilly and etcetera — seeking to explain Mitt Romney’s emphatic defeat. They seem to have settled on a strategy of blaming the voters for not being smart enough or good enough to vote as they should have. Because America wasn’t smart enough or good enough, say these conservatives, it shredded the constitution, bear hugged chaos, French kissed socialism, and died.
In other words, the apocalypse is coming.

Granted, such thinking does not represent the totality of conservative response to the election. The reliably sensible columnist Kathleen Parker offered a, well .&#8201;.&#8201;. reliably sensible take on what’s wrong with the Republican Party. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal spoke thoughtfully to Politico about how conservatism must change to meet the challenges of the future.

Unfortunately, for every Parker or Jindal, there is a Donald Trump urging revolution or a petition drive advocating secession from the Union. And just when you think you’ve heard it all, just when you think you could not possibly be more astonished at how panic-stricken and estranged from reality much of the political right now is, there comes word of Henry Hamilton’s suicide.

He was the 64-year-old owner of a tanning salon in Key West. As recently reported in The Miami Herald, he was found dead two days after the election with empty prescription bottles next to him, one for a drug to treat anxiety, another for a drug to treat schizophrenia. Hamilton, according to his partner, Michael Cossey, was stressed about his business and had said that if President Obama were re-elected,“I’m not going to be around.” Police found his will, upon which was scrawled “F--- Obama.”

Sometimes, they act — the Hannitys, the O’Reillys, the Trumps, the Limbaughs, the whole conservative political infotainment complex — as if this were all a game, as if their nonstop litany of half truths, untruths and fear mongering, their echo chamber of studied outrage, practiced panic, intellectual incoherence and unadulterated equine feculence, had no human consequences. Sometimes, they behave as if it were morally permissible — indeed, morally required — to say whatever asinine, indefensible, coarse or outrageous thing comes to mind in the name of defeating or diminishing the dreaded left. And never mind that vulnerable people might hear this and shape their beliefs accordingly.

Did the conservative political infotainment complex kill Henry Hamilton? No.

But were they the water in which he swam, a Greek chorus echoing and magnifying the outsized panic that troubled his unwell mind? It seems quite likely.

One hopes, without any real expectation, that Hamilton’s death will give pause to the flame throwers on the right. One hopes, without any real expectation, that somebody will feel a twinge of conscience. Or shame.

But that will not happen.

Because, what you see here is not the behavior of calculating showmen who don’t believe half the garbage they say. If it were, we might have hope.

But these, I have come to believe, are not showmen. They are zealots. They do believe half the garbage they say, and they have microphones to say it with. That is infinitely more frightening.

So one can only hope, with slightly more expectation, that the GOP will finally disenthrall itself from this ongoing affront to decency and intelligence and thereby render it moot.

Until it does, we can only absorb the impact of these regularly scheduled meltdowns. And pity the likes of Henry Hamilton.

For him, the apocalypse already came.

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/11/17/3102291...

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