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Forget the article, read about the idiot who wrote it:

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2010/02/...

Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, torturer of John Kerry, enemy of the Pope, coiner of "vampire squid," has built a career for himself as the consummate caller of bullshit. "He’s unique in that he doesn’t see anything that is good," a former editor tells Vanity Fair. "He just notices the flaws in people." But woe to those who point out his flaws, as writer James Verini, who met with Taibbi found while trying to write a piece about Exile, the English-language magazine Taibbi co-published in Moscow in the nineties.

I mentioned some of the Exile pieces of his I planned to write about, and he said,“That was covered in the book.” I told him yes, that was true, but the book had been published in 2000, and, frankly, I didn’t think it was very good.

“The book wasn’t good?” he said.

“No, I didn’t think so,” I said.

“My book?” he said.

“Yes, the Exile book. I thought it was redundant and discursive and you guys left out a lot of the good stuff you did,” I said.

At this, Taibbi’s mouth turned down and his eyes narrowed.

“Fuck you,” he snarled, and then picked up his mug from the table, threw his coffee at me, and stormed out.

The restaurant was packed with customers, and they all turned to watch as I sat there, stunned, coffee dripping from my face. The waiter arrived with the milkshake Taibbi had ordered. After wiping myself off a bit, I went outside, where Taibbi was putting on his coat, and asked him to calm down and come back into the restaurant. He walked up to me, glaring, beside himself with rage.

“Fuck you!” he yelled.“Did you bring me here to insult me? Who are you? What have you ever written? Fuck you!” I tried to talk to him, but gave up when he walked away. I went back inside, paid the bill, left, and began walking up Sixth Avenue. Halfway up the block, I turned around, and Taibbi was behind me.

“Are you following me?,” I asked. He walked toward me, raising his arms as though preparing to throttle me or take a swing.

“I still haven’t decided what I’m going to do with you!” he said.

“Are you kidding?,” I asked.

But the anger in Taibbi’s eyes was genuine, and, after some more glaring, he fumed off. That was the last I saw of him.

It's always those who dish it out who have the hardest time taking it.

And you take this asshole seriously.

Proving once more that Obama got the moron vote.....

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Forget the article, read about the idiot who wrote it:
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2010/02/...
Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, torturer of John Kerry, enemy of the Pope, coiner of "vampire squid," has built a career for himself as the consummate caller of bullshit. "He’s unique in that he doesn’t see anything that is good," a former editor tells Vanity Fair. "He just notices the flaws in people." But woe to those who point out his flaws, as writer James Verini, who met with Taibbi found while trying to write a piece about Exile, the English-language magazine Taibbi co-published in Moscow in the nineties.
I mentioned some of the Exile pieces of his I planned to write about, and he said,“That was covered in the book.” I told him yes, that was true, but the book had been published in 2000, and, frankly, I didn’t think it was very good.
“The book wasn’t good?” he said.
“No, I didn’t think so,” I said.
“My book?” he said.
“Yes, the Exile book. I thought it was redundant and discursive and you guys left out a lot of the good stuff you did,” I said.
At this, Taibbi’s mouth turned down and his eyes narrowed.
“Fuck you,” he snarled, and then picked up his mug from the table, threw his coffee at me, and stormed out.
The restaurant was packed with customers, and they all turned to watch as I sat there, stunned, coffee dripping from my face. The waiter arrived with the milkshake Taibbi had ordered. After wiping myself off a bit, I went outside, where Taibbi was putting on his coat, and asked him to calm down and come back into the restaurant. He walked up to me, glaring, beside himself with rage.
“Fuck you!” he yelled.“Did you bring me here to insult me? Who are you? What have you ever written? Fuck you!” I tried to talk to him, but gave up when he walked away. I went back inside, paid the bill, left, and began walking up Sixth Avenue. Halfway up the block, I turned around, and Taibbi was behind me.
“Are you following me?,” I asked. He walked toward me, raising his arms as though preparing to throttle me or take a swing.
“I still haven’t decided what I’m going to do with you!” he said.
“Are you kidding?,” I asked.
But the anger in Taibbi’s eyes was genuine, and, after some more glaring, he fumed off. That was the last I saw of him.
It's always those who dish it out who have the hardest time taking it.
And you take this asshole seriously.
Proving once more that Obama got the moron vote.....
I am a total Admirer if his, for his honesty and his willingness to tell it like it is. That's his job and too many of his colleagues are more concerned about "stepping on the wrong People's toes". I was also a great admirer of his Father's Reporting, also, Mike Taibbi!

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Forget the article, read about the idiot who wrote it:
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2010/02/...
Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, torturer of John Kerry, enemy of the Pope, coiner of "vampire squid," has built a career for himself as the consummate caller of bullshit. "He’s unique in that he doesn’t see anything that is good," a former editor tells Vanity Fair. "He just notices the flaws in people." But woe to those who point out his flaws, as writer James Verini, who met with Taibbi found while trying to write a piece about Exile, the English-language magazine Taibbi co-published in Moscow in the nineties.
I mentioned some of the Exile pieces of his I planned to write about, and he said,“That was covered in the book.” I told him yes, that was true, but the book had been published in 2000, and, frankly, I didn’t think it was very good.
“The book wasn’t good?” he said.
“No, I didn’t think so,” I said.
“My book?” he said.
“Yes, the Exile book. I thought it was redundant and discursive and you guys left out a lot of the good stuff you did,” I said.
At this, Taibbi’s mouth turned down and his eyes narrowed.
“Fuck you,” he snarled, and then picked up his mug from the table, threw his coffee at me, and stormed out.
The restaurant was packed with customers, and they all turned to watch as I sat there, stunned, coffee dripping from my face. The waiter arrived with the milkshake Taibbi had ordered. After wiping myself off a bit, I went outside, where Taibbi was putting on his coat, and asked him to calm down and come back into the restaurant. He walked up to me, glaring, beside himself with rage.
“Fuck you!” he yelled.“Did you bring me here to insult me? Who are you? What have you ever written? Fuck you!” I tried to talk to him, but gave up when he walked away. I went back inside, paid the bill, left, and began walking up Sixth Avenue. Halfway up the block, I turned around, and Taibbi was behind me.
“Are you following me?,” I asked. He walked toward me, raising his arms as though preparing to throttle me or take a swing.
“I still haven’t decided what I’m going to do with you!” he said.
“Are you kidding?,” I asked.
But the anger in Taibbi’s eyes was genuine, and, after some more glaring, he fumed off. That was the last I saw of him.
It's always those who dish it out who have the hardest time taking it.
And you take this asshole seriously.
Proving once more that Obama got the moron vote.....
Yes, Rush is so much classier, a true journalist.
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I suppose you also obediently believe that ACORN, dead liberals, and the Black Panthers collaboratively effected an Obama presidency as well, correct?
Yes,Yes I DO...

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Yes,Yes I DO...
Girl, or Guy, I don't know what you've been drinking or smoking, but I don't want none of it!:)
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I'm making a prediction as I post this link...
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/marvi...
Another Conservative Myth Busted -- Did Fannie and Freddie Really Cause the Financial Sector Meltdown?
You quote another far left liberal paper who has done nothing but promote progressivism (socialism). It seems you don't want to go to the official history but rather what some of these idiots tell you to believe.

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You quote another far left liberal paper who has done nothing but promote progressivism (socialism). It seems you don't want to go to the official history but rather what some of these idiots tell you to believe.
Well, what do you think Fox fake News and Rush Limbaugh are doing, if not promoting the Far-Right Wing Conservative Agenda, and lying to do it? They couldn't do it , without lying, because their Agenda is actually to Do Nothing , but Say No to Everything anybody else wants to do...oh, I forgot, and Protect the Wealthiest in the Nation! That's it! Say NO and Protect the Wealthy...collect their Money and Go Home, that's the Teapublican Mission!

I've come to the conclusion that the reason None of you Teapublicans will put up any Links of your own, is that you can't find any truthful ones that wouldn't do your Party more harm than good. So, you just try to attack any that the rest of us post...and the Ones of us who post them. After all, what else can you do? When you have no case to make, in support of your views, that's all you can do, attack the Messenger and dispute the Message, without debating it because you have no legitimate rebuttal.

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He looks just like him!
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"Chris Hayes Guest: 112th Congress Succeeded Most At 'Erosion Of Civil Liberties'."

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"John Boehner's Tough Road Ahead."

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Well, what do you think Fox fake News and Rush Limbaugh are doing, if not promoting the Far-Right Wing Conservative Agenda, and lying to do it? They couldn't do it , without lying, because their Agenda is actually to Do Nothing , but Say No to Everything anybody else wants to do...oh, I forgot, and Protect the Wealthiest in the Nation! That's it! Say NO and Protect the Wealthy...collect their Money and Go Home, that's the Teapublican Mission!
I've come to the conclusion that the reason None of you Teapublicans will put up any Links of your own, is that you can't find any truthful ones that wouldn't do your Party more harm than good. So, you just try to attack any that the rest of us post...and the Ones of us who post them. After all, what else can you do? When you have no case to make, in support of your views, that's all you can do, attack the Messenger and dispute the Message, without debating it because you have no legitimate rebuttal.
A good one.... you liberals want to hit FOX News. Its the only one with both sides to it. The others simply have demo/libs presenting one side. Rem there are always two sides.

next the Repubs are protecting the wealthiest. OK Who makes the jobs, certainly not the man who makes $50000 a year or the person who is on gov. assistance.

You should be on TV, you hit all the demos/libs talking points..... why are you afraid of the tea party- I have never figured out but when you get afraid you start tearing itor whom ever down. A bad habit to get in.

And finally: we have told you, debated you tonight and it goes in one ear and out the other for you. Your just a loyal Demo/lib. I know a lot of REPublicans/Conservatives that are Loyal as well. Rush to be one of them---Far right ---NO but Right of middle. I'll bet you don't even know who the far right are?

Anyway, it is a no win batle, you got Obama for 4 more years, When you get hungry don't come to me.
Goodnight.

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A good one.... you liberals want to hit FOX News. Its the only one with both sides to it. The others simply have demo/libs presenting one side. Rem there are always two sides.
next the Repubs are protecting the wealthiest. OK Who makes the jobs, certainly not the man who makes $50000 a year or the person who is on gov. assistance.
You should be on TV, you hit all the demos/libs talking points..... why are you afraid of the tea party- I have never figured out but when you get afraid you start tearing itor whom ever down. A bad habit to get in.
And finally: we have told you, debated you tonight and it goes in one ear and out the other for you. Your just a loyal Demo/lib. I know a lot of REPublicans/Conservatives that are Loyal as well. Rush to be one of them---Far right ---NO but Right of middle. I'll bet you don't even know who the far right are?
Anyway, it is a no win batle, you got Obama for 4 more years, When you get hungry don't come to me.
Goodnight.
I think you can rest assured that I won't come to you because I don't even know who you really are and because you wouldn't share with me, if I did.

If the wealthy create jobs, where are they??? They've had a least 12 years and we're at 7.8% Unemployment and as you Teapublicans like to point out, it would be 16% if they counted everybody that's stopped looking for work because it's useless, so WHERE ARE THE JOBS that the wealthy have created...according to you? That's really a very Poor argument to make, considering the current Jobless crisis!
And your "fair and balanced" Fox Fake News...fair and balanced, what a joke... is not the only One station that presents both sides, they all do, except when it is an Interview and not a discussion! so, that is also a silly argument to make, but it points out that you don't even know what any other Station does, but you have never watched any, but Fox Fake News! That's an Addiction or Brainwashing that you crave reinforcement of each and everyday...or both! And I think you Teapublicans are scared to death of the Truth...and I posted an Opinion Article from an Opinion Writer from the Washington Post, saying the same thing , as told to him by some Republicans! They said that republicans are scared to death, but it wasn't clear to me, why? Paranoia, maybe, I don't know! But, I believe he was telling the truth because it shows in everything you, and Ones like you, say and do! But, what are you scared of, is the question? Scared that you won't get your way about everything? If that's it, well, welcome to the real world! We Democrats are used to it...we had G.W. Bush and Cheney for 8 years, remember? I still wasn't scared, but i was Pis*ed most of the time. If Fox Fake News is incited that much fear in you, then STOP warching it! It's Fake, anyway, made up Crap! They don't even expect you to take it seriously, Roger Ailes , himself, has said so. I heard him, it's not hearsay....I saw the Interview!
Steven Colbert is more truthful and his schtick is satire! Geez!

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Oh, and the Far-Right are the Fanatics of the Republican Party...thus, the term, "FAR" Right!

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You quote another far left liberal paper who has done nothing but promote progressivism (socialism). It seems you don't want to go to the official history but rather what some of these idiots tell you to believe.
My prediction was correct.

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A good one.... you liberals want to hit FOX News. Its the only one with both sides to it. The others simply have demo/libs presenting one side. Rem there are always two sides.
next the Repubs are protecting the wealthiest. OK Who makes the jobs, certainly not the man who makes $50000 a year or the person who is on gov. assistance.
You should be on TV, you hit all the demos/libs talking points..... why are you afraid of the tea party- I have never figured out but when you get afraid you start tearing itor whom ever down. A bad habit to get in.
And finally: we have told you, debated you tonight and it goes in one ear and out the other for you. Your just a loyal Demo/lib. I know a lot of REPublicans/Conservatives that are Loyal as well. Rush to be one of them---Far right ---NO but Right of middle. I'll bet you don't even know who the far right are?
Anyway, it is a no win batle, you got Obama for 4 more years, When you get hungry don't come to me.
Goodnight.
MSNBC is predominantly biased; the difference between that network and Fox"News" is MSNBC doesn't insult our intelligence by denying it.

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You quote another far left liberal paper who has done nothing but promote progressivism (socialism). It seems you don't want to go to the official history but rather what some of these idiots tell you to believe.
"Between 2004 and 2006, when subprime lending was exploding, Fannie and Freddie went from holding a high of 48 percent of the subprime loans that were sold into the secondary market to holding about 24 percent, according to data from Inside Mortgage Finance, a specialty publication. Even so, by 2007 only 17 percent of their total portfolio was either either subprime or Alt-A loans. Due to regulations, their percentage of these loans are actually better than many banks."

Could you prove to me that "Inside Mortgage Finance" magazine is a "far left liberal" publication?

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I have come to the conclusion that one major problem that we have in this Country, NOW, is a Lack of Communication. Nobody is personally communicating with anybody else, anymore, not by phone , not in person, not in anyway that forces the other Person to listen...and it is NOT a good thing, IMO.
In the following Article, ask yourself why would anybody put Clunkers in a Landfill, when they could have sold the Scrap Metal to a Recycling Center and made money off of it? The only reason that I can think of, is that they just didn't know they could. Thus, Lack of Communication fosters ignorance and all kinds of misunderstandings. Emails and Texting is not sufficient communication, IMO and it is either ignored by the Receiving Party and not read in a timely manner, or not read at all. And the Sender has a difficult time conveying what he/she really means to say, in the way he/she means to say it, most of the time, yet much of the time the Sender never knows that their message wasn't understood in the way they intended because the Receiver doesn't tell them!
IMO, emails and texting are the most Impersonal Means of Communication, but also the most misunderstood and message most ignored means of communicating that causes People to become unable to communicate verbally, from lack of practice! Are we on our way to becoming a Nation of Non-Verbal Communication and Misunderstood or Ignored Written Messages? I wonder!
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next the Repubs are protecting the wealthiest. OK Who makes the jobs, certainly not the man who makes $50000 a year or the person who is on gov. assistance.
Another hilarious conservative talking point -- the rich "create jobs" out of sheer altruism, or as a reward for receiving more tax cuts from the government. This is completely absurd, yet they parrot this rhetoric obediently.

A business hires a worker when his labor force is insufficient to meet the demands of his customer base. That worker is hired because the income he will yield the employer is greater than his cost to said employer. It is an arrangement based on money, not benevolence. "Rich people" don't hand out jobs like candy at a parade, they create the minimum number of positions needed to turn the highest profit on their goods or services.

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"White House Considers Broader U.S. Gun Control: Report."

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I have never seen or heard of anything like this out of any Civilizied Country's Leaders, in my entire Life. This Governing Body (The U.S. House of Representatives) and it's Leaders, have to be the Laughing Stock of the World! It's embarrassing to this Nation, to me, and it should be to you, as well!
For Heaven's sake, vote in some Adults, at the next election, and get rid of these spoiled Little Boys!
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