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Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#75654 Nov 7, 2012
the tea tards didn't learn a thing from this...they're already saying that their policies and beliefs are right but romney was the problem and they need to be MORE extreme.

sigh......
demjerkoffs

AOL

#75655 Nov 7, 2012
welfare recipients can rejoice ,...
you will soon receive even MORE benefits ,...

as far as the REST of you people ,.....

prepare to put your lives 'on hold ' for another 4 more years ,...

recent college graduates ,.........

dont expect to find a decent paying job any time soon -it will be a long time -its NOW time to move back home and find a part time job ,& get used to living in your old childhood bedroom

middle class homeowners ,.........

dont plan any major purchases ,new cars or vacations in the future ,..
all your extra money will go toward taxes ,..mortgages and survival

working class people ,.........

expect more layoffs and forget about any pay raises

entrepreneurs, bosses and employers ,....

it is now time to impellent those planed layoffs and cut backs ,...
if you want your business to survive for the next 4 years . forget any expansion plans , unless you are moving overseas
PEllen

Chicago, IL

#75656 Nov 7, 2012
Jess in NJ wrote:
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I'm sure there are.
The big thing that I hope people take away from this election is that it wasn't a landslide victory. The "majority" of the country may have chosen our president, but I put it in quotation marks because it wasn't an overwhelming majority. Both major parties have shifted to the extremes over the last few years and I believe that it is in the best interest of our nation for the leaders (starting with the president) to find a way to bring us back to the center as a whole. That is the only way to unite us.
Even when it is a landslide victory, the losers are equally deserving of having their point of view acknowledged and honored, if not necessarily implemented.That's how you avoid tyranny.
PEllen

Chicago, IL

#75657 Nov 7, 2012
loose cannon wrote:
Pellen,
It is a hollow victory when the reclusive Jesse Jackson Jr wins re-election by a landslide.
Congratulations on a job well done.
lc
I agree with you on that one. What is equally amazing is that his Congressional district includes a large chunk of far south suburbs and rural areas, not just Rainbow Push City constituents .

The Feds will proecute him and he will resign . I think they hold special elections for vacnt Rep seats rather than let a governor appoint an interim Rep.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Melrose Park, IL

#75658 Nov 7, 2012
Sam I Am wrote:
<quoted text>
I thought you were going to be saying "I told you so" today after Romney's victory?
BTW, the market is about 4,800 points HIGHER than when Bush left office. Spin that, please.
Who are you gonna blame when the economy cashes again? Bush or Obama?

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#75659 Nov 7, 2012
edogxxx wrote:
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Who are you gonna blame when the economy cashes again? Bush or Obama?
Your mom.
PEllen

Chicago, IL

#75660 Nov 7, 2012
edogxxx wrote:
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Who are you gonna blame when the economy cashes again? Bush or Obama?
OKay. Put your money where your mouth is.

Your County has a strong Republican organization. Get active. Star like Jess at the grass root.
Run for office or try for a job in a congressional rep's office.
Instead of griping, take some action.
Keep your job, just add the extras to have your point of view heard.
Write letters to your congressmen outlining specifically what you think should be done and how to do it.
You are intelligent and articulate.
You are a vet with a college degree and the knowldege of a work place.
If you don't know who to call, send me a PM and I will get you a name and phone number.

I am waiting for Mr Romney to release teh specifics of teh plan he had to create jobs on Day 1 of his administration, so, for teh good of the country, more people can go to work. Ryan at least published his budget before he was chosen as a candiadte.Rather than just griping, he did something tangible

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#75661 Nov 7, 2012
Ryan also gave us something full of so many inaccuracies and holes, it was easy to rip apart and show that he didn't have a clue what he was talking about.

maybe he was too busy making up fake times for the marathons he never actually ran.

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#75662 Nov 7, 2012
edogxxx wrote:
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Who are you gonna blame when the economy cashes again? Bush or Obama?
How is it going to crash? Think he'll go with more tax cuts for the rich? A couple of un-funded wars? deregulation of Wall Street? Home loans for EVERYONE?
Sam I Am

Memphis, TN

#75663 Nov 7, 2012
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
Who are you gonna blame when the economy cashes again? Bush or Obama?
Depends. Are you giving credit to Obama for the resurgence?

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#75664 Nov 7, 2012
new Miss manners column:

DEAR MISS MANNERS,

I am married to a wonderful man who is in excellent physical shape. He works out regularly, and has the stature to show for it.

It happens quite often that we will be at a social gathering and someone will inevitably ask him "what he does" to maintain his physique. He is always happy to briefly explain that he lifts weights consistently, takes nutritional supplements in addition to a healthy diet, etc.

However, I am dismayed at how often this will be followed by some implication that he uses illegal steroids. Joking or not, this strikes me as incredibly rude and inappropriate.

Heaven forbid a man got his biceps the old fashioned way! A "that's none of your business" type response seems to us to imply that he does use steroids, so how can we counter this question without being hostile?

GENTLE READER,

"By being shocked. This is such an effective way of stopping people dead that Miss Manners wonders why it is not used more often.

At the mention of steroids, jokingly or not, he or you --or both, if you are both present-- should shoot your eyebrows up to your hairline and say, "Don't you know that's bad for you? You should never, never consider doing that!" and so on and on."

***

How about: "Ha, no way does he take anabolic steroids, you should see the size of his balls!"

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Melrose Park, IL

#75665 Nov 7, 2012
Matilda77 wrote:
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Your mom.
No, she's a republican. You guys got no one but yourselves to blame.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Melrose Park, IL

#75666 Nov 7, 2012
PEllen wrote:
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OKay. Put your money where your mouth is.
Your County has a strong Republican organization.
My county is blue!

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Melrose Park, IL

#75667 Nov 7, 2012
Sam I Am wrote:
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Depends. Are you giving credit to Obama for the resurgence?
WHAT resurgence? The one he promised four years ago or the one he's promising four years from now?

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Melrose Park, IL

#75668 Nov 7, 2012
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>How is it going to crash? Think he'll go with more tax cuts for the rich? A couple of un-funded wars? deregulation of Wall Street? Home loans for EVERYONE?
Does he have a plan for recovery yet? Besides raising taxes?
Sam I Am

Memphis, TN

#75669 Nov 7, 2012
edogxxx wrote:
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WHAT resurgence? The one he promised four years ago or the one he's promising four years from now?
In the market. The 4,500 points it's up since Bush left office. You know, the post you responded to?

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#75670 Nov 7, 2012
My coworker whose daughter cried four years ago, thinking we'd all die from terrorist attacks because Obama got elected, just told me that she would rather be in bed crying all day the rest of the week, because she fears for our safety.

My goodness.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#75671 Nov 7, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
My coworker whose daughter cried four years ago, thinking we'd all die from terrorist attacks because Obama got elected, just told me that she would rather be in bed crying all day the rest of the week, because she fears for our safety.
My goodness.
Such drama.
Sam I Am

Nashville, TN

#75672 Nov 7, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
My coworker whose daughter cried four years ago, thinking we'd all die from terrorist attacks because Obama got elected, just told me that she would rather be in bed crying all day the rest of the week, because she fears for our safety.
My goodness.
I can't imagine how it would feel to go around feeling so ill-equipped to deal with life.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#75673 Nov 7, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Joking or not, this strikes me as incredibly rude and inappropriate.
I'd love to sit and watch her at a Chris Rock show. Or Dane Cook. Or Dice Clay. Or Old School Eddie Murphy. Or Carlos Mencia.

This woman would shit her pants at the inappropriateness in the air. If that question, when its obviously a joke, offends her so much, I'm guessing any joke higher than a kintergarten level would bother her.

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