Barack Obama, our next President

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"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ...
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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#842741 Jan 19, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! So let's see. You said....
"So, when the economy still sucks in 2016, fools like you will still be blaming Bush."
Seems clear to me that's your plan and/or hope!
Like I said... so unAmerican!
A poor economy extending through 2016 is inevitable because of Obama's incompetent policies.

Not my plan or my hope, but Obama's grand design.

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Yeah

Mililani, HI

#842742 Jan 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Sure.
Obama has yet to face a real crisis as President.
I thought the debt ceiling was one.

I notice most of the crisis' so far are those manufactured by cons!

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#842743 Jan 19, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Actually, I was appalled when bushie, his brother, Kathy Harris and John Roberts made him president.
John Roberts was not on the Supreme Court in 2000.

Three strikes and you're outta there, ya dumb bastard!

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Mililani, HI

#842744 Jan 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The correct expression is "Hear, hear", not "Here! Here!"
You really are much more ignorant than imagined.
lol! Nuts to you, my friend!

http://www.unbecominglevity.com/2008/11/10/he...
Hear Hear or Here Here?
Posted on November 10, 2008 by Abacquer

So today I found myself agreeing with someone online and went to type “hear hear” but then remembered seeing someone else type “here here” a couple days earlier.

I was pretty sure the correct phrase was “hear hear” as opposed to the other variants I'd seen (“here here”,“hear here”,“here hear”) but I'd never actually looked it up. So I decided to check popular internet usage using Google:

“hear hear”= 1,740,000 hits

“here here”= 3,880,000 hits

“hear here”= 307,000 hits

“here hear”= 334,000 hits

Well dang. According to popular usage twice as many people say “here here” than say “hear hear”. But is that correct? Wikipedia says no:

Hear hear (Wikipedia):
…Hear, hear is an expression used as a short repeated form of hear ye and hear him. It represents a listener's agreement with the point being made by a speaker.

It was originally an imperative for directing attention to speakers, and has since been used, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, as “the regular form of cheering in the House of Commons”, with many purposes depending on the intonation of its user. It is often incorrectly spelled “here here”, especially on websites…

A quick double check of OneLook Dictionary Search confirms this. Six dictionaries list “hear hear” and only one lists “here here”(and that one happens to be the wiki article above.)

Popular usage drives the movement of meaning, though, so at some point in the future “here here” may end up being the correct phrase if we don't do something about it.

So if you want to avoid yet another English colloquialism that will have your great grandchildren scratching their heads and saying “WTF?”(or whatever kids will be saying in those days) then type “hear hear” at every opportunity.

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Mililani, HI

#842745 Jan 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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A normal business cycle made worse by Obama's clueless meddling.
lol! "Normal?" "Normal?"

lol! You are nuts son! I'd ask you to support this but I know you can't.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#842746 Jan 19, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>I thought the debt ceiling was one.
I notice most of the crisis' so far are those manufactured by cons!
The plural of "crisis" is "crises", not crisis'

Quit before you prove to be completely ignorant, or at the very least uneducated.

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Mililani, HI

#842747 Jan 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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A poor economy extending through 2016 is inevitable because of Obama's incompetent policies.
Not my plan or my hope, but Obama's grand design.
That's your wish upon America and Americans to further conservative agendas.

In other words, it's simply your opinion.

And you can have a million of those. It doesn't magically turn them into facts by any stretch of the imagination!

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Mililani, HI

#842748 Jan 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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John Roberts was not on the Supreme Court in 2000.
Three strikes and you're outta there, ya dumb bastard!
lol! Correct dummy! And I didn't say he was son!

But it sure looks like he got it as a "reward", don't you think?

But thanks for not claiming they didn't help ol' bushie boy!

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#842749 Jan 19, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Nuts to you, my friend!
http://www.unbecominglevity.com/2008/11/10/he...
Hear Hear or Here Here?
Posted on November 10, 2008 by Abacquer
So today I found myself agreeing with someone online and went to type “hear hear” but then remembered seeing someone else type “here here” a couple days earlier.
I was pretty sure the correct phrase was “hear hear” as opposed to the other variants I'd seen (“here here”,“hear here”,“here hear”) but I'd never actually looked it up. So I decided to check popular internet usage using Google:
“hear hear”= 1,740,000 hits
“here here”= 3,880,000 hits
“hear here”= 307,000 hits
“here hear”= 334,000 hits
Well dang. According to popular usage twice as many people say “here here” than say “hear hear”. But is that correct? Wikipedia says no:
Hear hear (Wikipedia):
…Hear, hear is an expression used as a short repeated form of hear ye and hear him. It represents a listener's agreement with the point being made by a speaker.
It was originally an imperative for directing attention to speakers, and has since been used, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, as “the regular form of cheering in the House of Commons”, with many purposes depending on the intonation of its user. It is often incorrectly spelled “here here”, especially on websites…
A quick double check of OneLook Dictionary Search confirms this. Six dictionaries list “hear hear” and only one lists “here here”(and that one happens to be the wiki article above.)
Popular usage drives the movement of meaning, though, so at some point in the future “here here” may end up being the correct phrase if we don't do something about it.
So if you want to avoid yet another English colloquialism that will have your great grandchildren scratching their heads and saying “WTF?”(or whatever kids will be saying in those days) then type “hear hear” at every opportunity.
Just because a lot of ignorant fools on the internet agree with you does not justify your ignorance.

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Mililani, HI

#842750 Jan 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The plural of "crisis" is "crises", not crisis'
Quit before you prove to be completely ignorant, or at the very least uneducated.
lol! And you are right again my boy! Nuts to you!

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Mililani, HI

#842751 Jan 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The plural of "crisis" is "crises", not crisis'
Quit before you prove to be completely ignorant, or at the very least uneducated.
lol! You know something? The only thing you appear to be consistently correct on is spelling!

Isn't that something?

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“It's all about the struggle”

Since: Jun 10

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#842752 Jan 19, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! That might be true...
.... but it's exponentially better than what any GOP candidate would have done! To be fair, Romney may have caused the least damage if he had gotten in.
But he promised all sorts of things to all sorts of people. And the stupid tea-p surely didn't help the cuase!
Your good buddy Barack forgot to revoke Executive Order 13132.

" http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Executive_Order... ;

It must be the stress from all that time on the greens.

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Mililani, HI

#842753 Jan 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Just because a lot of ignorant fools on the internet agree with you does not justify your ignorance.
lol! "Alright" son.

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alr...

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#842754 Jan 19, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! "Alright" son.
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alr...
Not the same thing.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#842755 Jan 19, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>That's your wish upon America and Americans to further conservative agendas.
In other words, it's simply your opinion.
And you can have a million of those. It doesn't magically turn them into facts by any stretch of the imagination!
The weak recovery is a fact, not an opinion.

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Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#842756 Jan 20, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! You know something? The only thing you appear to be consistently correct on is spelling!
Isn't that something?
Bigotry ,racism and hatred are far more advanced sign of ignorance than is spelling. Actually spelling has absolutly nothing to do with ones intelligence, a number of the smartest people in the world were terrible spellers, including Einstein, F.D.R, Kennedy and a host of others. So as always old Galt is wrong and clueless once again. Maybe we should simply pity the fool...

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Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#842757 Jan 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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John Roberts was not on the Supreme Court in 2000.
Three strikes and you're outta there, ya dumb bastard!
Ahh, did the wittle baby soil his panties again???? That gives you no right to yell at Carol that way.

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Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#842758 Jan 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The plural of "crisis" is "crises", not crisis'
Quit before you prove to be completely ignorant, or at the very least uneducated.
As Usual when Galt resorts to this child like neanderthal behavior he is generally having his azz handed to him. Nice work, Yeah.

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Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#842759 Jan 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Why should cops be permitted to have any firearms not available to the general public?
Once again we see the ingrained stupid that is consuming the conservative gun nuts in America. What's next our military...Which by the way you have no clue as to their function. Idiots like Galt are only slightly less dangerous than is Al Qaeda for this nation. Their views on women, homosexuals, religion, civil rights and a host of other backwoods thinking and actual beliefs would set our nation back 100 years.

Daily we see their misguided and programmed views while "NORMAL" Americans can only shake their heads in disbelief. Talk about the looney fringe of our society and you will find the deranged sheep like Galt, Flack, Eed, Carol and a few other misguided country killers.

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PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#842760 Jan 20, 2013
LooTER SHooTER wrote:
trayvon martin- Good Riddens !
Got what he deserved !
Sure imbecile, he was walking home armed with skittles and ice tea and was harassed by a delusional wannabe cop armed with a 9mm.
You're an idiot!

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