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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#925429 Jun 16, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Who over threw the Shah? Jimmy Carter is responsible for 'lighting' the torches and bringing Islam to the rest of the world. Poof!
What a dummy you are

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#925430 Jun 16, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Happy Father's Day, flack! Your children are blessed to have you as their dad.
Thank you. I try.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#925431 Jun 16, 2013
Whatever wrote:
So are you wondering what words NSA is monitoring?
Official List Of Words Feds Monitor On Social Networking Sites
"The Feds have been forced to release their social network monitoring manual, which contains the list of words the government watches on social media and news sites.
Earlier the Huffington Post reported on the Feds have been forced to give up their list of words they monitor on Facebook, Twitter, and comments being posted on news articles, so I compiled that list below."
http://www.activistpost.com/2012/02/official-...
Use them frequently
Ya know, a First Responder who's Emergency Response doesn't show the slightest understanding of Maritime Domain Awareness just reflects poor Emergency Management and what does that say about broader concerns like Homeland Security and our National Preparedness in general. Like I was telling my friend Joe who's a Hostage to grilled meats about this Standoff I was having with the wife about pork or beef on the BBQ; he saw that as a Threat to my masculinity and a Breach of marital trust. Whatever, gonna throw some scotch on Ice and Crash before I end up in total Blackout.

No Snow or Sleet in the forecast, that's a Relief not having to worry about being Stranded/Stuck and having to Shelter-in-place on the way to work tomorrow huh?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#925432 Jun 16, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Hmmm, Violation of privacy, incompetence in Benghazi and IRS using enemy lists trumped this with the voters
Anti abortion legislation gets you freaks to the polls more than anything else, in addition to anti gay marriage
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925433 Jun 16, 2013
Black Forrest Fire

This video contains good info for people in fire zones such as stacking all your flammables in one big pile rather than having them scattered and creating numerous fires.

What amazed me with the video is the fire fighters waiting for the fire to approach them within a few feet before reacting in order to conserve resources.

http://vimeo.com/68342641 #
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925434 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Ya know, a First Responder who's Emergency Response doesn't show the slightest understanding of Maritime Domain Awareness just reflects poor Emergency Management and what does that say about broader concerns like Homeland Security and our National Preparedness in general. Like I was telling my friend Joe who's a Hostage to grilled meats about this Standoff I was having with the wife about pork or beef on the BBQ; he saw that as a Threat to my masculinity and a Breach of marital trust. Whatever, gonna throw some scotch on Ice and Crash before I end up in total Blackout.
No Snow or Sleet in the forecast, that's a Relief not having to worry about being Stranded/Stuck and having to Shelter-in-place on the way to work tomorrow huh?
Applause!!

Too funny
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925435 Jun 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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So, i some schools kids will learn that cavemen rode dinosaurs, the planet is only 10,000 years old, there is no such thing as evolution, the civil war was not about slavery, Slavery was a good thing for black people, and we can pump pollutants into our atmosphere at increasing levels forever & not affect our climate.
Teaching at the elementary levels requires an understanding of child psychology. There are proven methods that are far more successful than popping your kid in front of a computer.
There is nothing wrong with the public school system. The problem lies in the home. Ay kid that applies himself will get a good education.
Dumbass Dave missed the point that Galt supports public education, controlled at the local level, while recognizing the rights of parents to educate their children themselves. Galt believes that relatively few parents possess that ability.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925436 Jun 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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The new president is more moderate & should push the country in that direction.
It would be good to show some sport for this change by easing certain restrictions.
The ruling clerics understand that their control is also subject to public opinion. They have been overthrown in the past.
Obama has formed a unified worldwide sanction program that have brought about this change. That is how sanctions work.
The President of Iran is a figurehead, with all decisions made by the Ayatollah Khameinei.

Iran is sending troops to fight against Obama in Syria.
Lincoln LCN

United States

#925437 Jun 16, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Anti abortion legislation gets you freaks to the polls more than anything else, in addition to anti gay marriage
Republican attempts to limit voting got people to the polls and standing in lines for up to 8 hours in Florida.

Republicans have problems with minorities, immigration, rape and a few other issues.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#925438 Jun 16, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Who over threw the Shah? Jimmy Carter is responsible for 'lighting' the torches and bringing Islam to the rest of the world. Poof!
Don't bother, you're too stupid.
Lincoln LCN

United States

#925439 Jun 16, 2013
Bipartisan support for NSA

Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday strongly defended the recently exposed U.S. surveillance programs, which he helped craft in the aftermath of 9/11, but sharply criticized President Obama for his handling of a range of issues from the Syrian civil war to the Benghazi terror attacks.

Cheney, a Republican vice president from 2001 to 2009 under the Bush administration, told “Fox News Sunday” the National Security Agency-led programs have to remain confidential to keep the information from enemies and that he and other U.S. intelligence officials were concerned about a nuclear attack.

“It was 19 guys with box cutters and airplane tickets,” but the next time it could have been a “nuclear attack,” the 72-year-old Cheney said.

He said former NSA contractor Edward Snowden exposing the gathering of information of phone calls and emails has done “enormous damage” to the United State’s anti-terror programs and called Snowden a “traitor.”

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/16/ch...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925440 Jun 16, 2013
Time for me to roam to FB and read all the warm fuzzies people are posting about Father's Day.

Happy Father's Day to all the dads, here.

Happy Father's Day to my dad, I still miss you very much.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#925441 Jun 16, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Hmmm, Violation of privacy, incompetence in Benghazi and IRS using enemy lists trumped this with the voters
So its ok with you that Congress inappropriately diverts our tax dollars into their campaign coffers 'cause it doesn't poll as well?

Its little litmus tests like this that separate the truly small government types from big government partisan hacks.

Guess where you fall?

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#925442 Jun 16, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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It's not so much the monitoring of phone numbers to find the bad guys but the legitimate concern of spying on political enemies.
As long as you give them permission to spy on you to "find the bad guys" its ok 'cause you can trust them, they're from the government.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#925443 Jun 16, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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It's not so much the monitoring of phone numbers to find the bad guys but the legitimate concern of spying on political enemies.
legitimate....

Bush's Enemies List. Why Did Bush Commit an Illegal, Impeachable Act When All His Lawyers Had to Do Was Walk Into a Secret Court?

http://www.buzzflash.com/analysis/05/12/ana05...

so when are you FOXbots going to acknowledge that the Obama 'scandals' are Bush scandals?

and one has to wonder how you all would be acting if Mitt had been elected and he was doing the same thing. we all know he would've upheld right wing policies, that you tea party freaks would have supported, so this whole thing with Obama is starting to look like something else other than real concern about the issue.

most folks have figured out by now that it has nothing to do with policy. when you folks bitch about Obama doing the same stuff you supported when Bush did it, it's not that hard to see.

but maybe you right wingers wanted Obama to reform Bush policies? been asked and not answered 50 times. take a shot.
Lincoln LCN

United States

#925444 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Dumbass Dave missed the point that Galt supports public education, controlled at the local level, while recognizing the rights of parents to educate their children themselves. Galt believes that relatively few parents possess that ability.
Our 88 year old maiden aunt agrees with Galt's observation ".. that relatively few parents possess that ability."
LOL

A friend's third grader talks in the third person.
LOL
Lincoln LCN

United States

#925445 Jun 16, 2013
Whatever wrote:
Time for me to roam to FB and read all the warm fuzzies people are posting about Father's Day.
Happy Father's Day to all the dads, here.
Happy Father's Day to my dad, I still miss you very much.
Agree Miss Dad!
Peace
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925446 Jun 16, 2013
Emaen wrote:
House Republicans have now voted to repeal health care reform nearly 40 times. They've spent four years ranting and raving about "government health care" and how awful it is.
Except, when it comes to themselves. And their own government-subsidized health care -- for life, after just a few years of service.
Tell them "Repeal your own government-subsidized heath care first, hypocrites!"
Republicans forced Congress and their staffs to be subject to the exchanges that the American people must suffer.

Democrats don't like that.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/201...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/201...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#925447 Jun 16, 2013
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday that Edward Snowden betrayed his country by leaking classified documents about the U.S. government's surveillance programs and warned that the former National Security Agency contractor may be spying for the Chinese government.

"I think he's a traitor,” Cheney said of Snowden in an interview with “Fox News Sunday.”

"I think he has committed crimes in effect by violating agreements given the position he had," he continued. "I think it's one of the worst occasions in my memory of somebody with access to classified information doing enormous damage to the national security interests of the United States."

Cheney raised questions about Snowden's decision to flee to Hong Kong, suggesting he may be sharing sensitive information with the Chinese government. He hinted that Snowden could even be a Chinese spy.

"I'm suspicious because he went to China. That's not a place where you would ordinarily want to go if you are interested in freedom, liberty and so forth," Cheney said. "It raises questions whether or not he had that kind of connection before he did this."

Cheney added that he's also "very, very worried" that Snowden still has sensitive information that he hasn't yet released.

"The Chinese would welcome the opportunity and probably [be] willing to provide immunity for him or sanctuary for him, if you will, in exchange for what he presumably knows or doesn't know," he said.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/16/dick...

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#925448 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Dumbass Dave missed the point that Galt supports public education, controlled at the local level, while recognizing the rights of parents to educate their children themselves. Galt believes that relatively few parents possess that ability.
Agree, I think parents should be free to cripple their children's future by teaching them false science. I mean, how much "science" do you need to be a checker at Walmart? Those kids who want to learn about real things will eventually reach an age where they will make their own education choices and can move towards correction on their own.

Besides, its less competition in the work market for my kids and grandkids.

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