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delusions of grandeur

San Diego, CA

#1 Aug 24, 2012
Detroit shined "for white people only"
Philmore

Chicago, IL

#2 Aug 24, 2012
Still plenty of shines left there though.
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#3 Aug 24, 2012
Detroit was a beautiful, safe and prosperous city when white people ran it. Look at it now! It is an international laughing stock.
sure it was

San Diego, CA

#4 Aug 24, 2012
Faith wrote:
Detroit was a beautiful, safe and prosperous city when white people ran it. Look at it now! It is an international laughing stock.
and while the whites were basking in all that glory, making their riches off the broken backs of the poor, they kept the black people dumb and enslaved in secluded neighborhoods like caged animals.

White people sure are dumb as f uc k...
Joe

Ashburn, VA

#5 Aug 25, 2012
The near suburbs are unsafe already and it will spread to wherever the big city dwellers move to.
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#6 Aug 25, 2012
sure it was wrote:
<quoted text>
and while the whites were basking in all that glory, making their riches off the broken backs of the poor, they kept the black people dumb and enslaved in secluded neighborhoods like caged animals.
White people sure are dumb as f uc k...
Sure...sure. That's why you are a total failure and an evolutionary dead-end...Just keep blaming whitey.....Never...under any circumstances take responsibility for the condition of your lives, your actions...or raising your children.
far out man

United States

#7 Aug 26, 2012
when i think of detroit, i usually think of the heart and soul of rhythm & blues and doo wop.

but i'm not thinking of that - i think of the racist cops of 1967 who sparked a powder keg of riots, looting and destruction of a city -- and governor george romney who begged president johnson to send in the U.S. military and the national guard.

if george romney would have had the opportunity - he would have sought a U.N. armored tank division.

them romney's are bad news.

Since: May 11

Port Huron

#8 Aug 26, 2012
Romney raised one sexy real child who will be our next leader. I am log cabin republican and proud and i cant wait until he fixes the mess you libs have created.
Little Robbie

France

#9 Aug 26, 2012
Yea, free latex gloves for everybody.
Cheers
far out man

United States

#10 Aug 26, 2012
B52sArecool wrote:
Romney raised one sexy real child who will be our next leader. I am log cabin republican and proud and i cant wait until he fixes the mess you libs have created.
i'm not a lib.........and thanks to the nonsensical extremist views and actions of the valueless party -- i'm swearing off the GOP too.

for the first time in my life, i'm breaking party lines and voting my conscience. and it won't be mitt romney.

Since: May 11

Port Huron

#11 Aug 26, 2012
Kiss your freedom goodbye. Keep drinking that cnn koolaid.
Romney is a sexy man. He makes my man mean throb and chocolate starfish twitch.
Why do you hate the usa so much?
zoology

United States

#12 Aug 27, 2012
B52sArecool wrote:

Romney is a sexy man.
to a wildebeest.

Since: May 11

Port Huron

#13 Aug 27, 2012
zoology wrote:
<quoted text>
to a wildebeest.
end your hate.
obamacare

United States

#14 Aug 28, 2012
B52sArecool wrote:
<quoted text>end your hate.
watch your weight.

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