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Woman's head stepped on by Rand Paul supporters

There are 26318 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Oct 26, 2010, titled Woman's head stepped on by Rand Paul supporters. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Supporters of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul wrestled a woman to the ground and one stepped on her head after she tried to confront the candidate in Kentucky.

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Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#26208 Feb 18, 2013
Hiding, because they wrecked the economy, racist....
Bushwhacked

Seattle, WA

#26209 Feb 18, 2013
So, you agree bush wrecked the economy, so they weren't invited to the RNC.
whitehair

Eminence, KY

#26210 Feb 18, 2013
Bushwhacked wrote:
So, you agree bush wrecked the economy, so they weren't invited to the RNC.
Nooo,Bush was not the only one involved.His war certainly did not help,but it was the Freddie and Fannie housing bubble really set it off.That was the Democrats fault,you know,Frank and Dodd.But then,this is still not accepted by the Democrats.

Not being part of the Repub. party,not being there to be in the know,don`t know if they were invited or decided to not show>
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#26211 Feb 18, 2013
Need more time to read reality ? If you don't "get" some of the words, just ask !!!

"We can put light where there's darkness, and hope where there's despondency in this country. And part of it is working together as a nation to encourage folks to own their own home."

- President George W. Bush, Oct. 15, 2002

The global financial system was teetering on the edge of collapse when Bush and his economics team huddled in the Roosevelt Room of the White House for a briefing that, in the words of one participant, "scared the hell out of everybody."

It was Sept. 18. Lehman Brothers had just gone belly-up, overwhelmed by toxic mortgages. Bank of America had swallowed Merrill Lynch in a hastily arranged sale. Two days earlier, Bush had agreed to pump $85 billion into the failing insurance giant American International Group.

The president listened as Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, laid out the latest terrifying news: The credit markets, gripped by panic, had frozen overnight, and banks were refusing to lend money.

Then his Treasury secretary, Henry Paulson Jr., told him that to stave off disaster, he would have to sign off on the biggest government bailout in history. Bush, according to several people in the room, paused for a single, stunned moment to take it all in.

"How," he wondered aloud, "did we get here?"

Eight years after arriving in Washington vowing to spread the dream of home ownership, Bush is leaving office, as he himself said recently, "faced with the prospect of a global meltdown" with roots in the housing sector he so ardently championed.

There are plenty of culprits, like lenders who peddled easy credit, consumers who took on mortgages they could not afford and Wall Street chieftains who loaded up on mortgage-backed securities without regard to the risk.

But the story of how the United States got here is partly one of Bush's own making, according to a review of his tenure that included interviews with dozens of current and former administration officials.

From his earliest days in office, Bush paired his belief that Americans do best when they own their own homes with his conviction that markets do best when left alone. Bush pushed hard to expand home ownership, especially among minority groups, an initiative that dovetailed with both his ambition to expand Republican appeal and the business interests of some of his biggest donors. But his housing policies and hands-off approach to regulation encouraged lax lending standards.

Bush did foresee the danger posed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored mortgage finance giants. The president spent years pushing a recalcitrant Congress to toughen regulation of the companies, but was unwilling to compromise when his former Treasury secretary wanted to cut a deal. And the regulator Bush chose to oversee them - an old school buddy - pronounced the companies sound even as they headed toward insolvency.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#26212 Feb 18, 2013
"We can put light where there's darkness, and hope where there's despondency in this country. And part of it is working together as a nation to encourage folks to own their own home."

- President George W. Bush, Oct. 15, 2002

The global financial system was teetering on the edge of collapse when Bush and his economics team huddled in the Roosevelt Room of the White House for a briefing that, in the words of one participant, "scared the hell out of everybody."

It was Sept. 18. Lehman Brothers had just gone belly-up, overwhelmed by toxic mortgages. Bank of America had swallowed Merrill Lynch in a hastily arranged sale. Two days earlier, Bush had agreed to pump $85 billion into the failing insurance giant American International Group.

The president listened as Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, laid out the latest terrifying news: The credit markets, gripped by panic, had frozen overnight, and banks were refusing to lend money.

Then his Treasury secretary, Henry Paulson Jr., told him that to stave off disaster, he would have to sign off on the biggest government bailout in history. Bush, according to several people in the room, paused for a single, stunned moment to take it all in.

"How," he wondered aloud, "did we get here?"

Eight years after arriving in Washington vowing to spread the dream of home ownership, Bush is leaving office, as he himself said recently, "faced with the prospect of a global meltdown" with roots in the housing sector he so ardently championed.

There are plenty of culprits, like lenders who peddled easy credit, consumers who took on mortgages they could not afford and Wall Street chieftains who loaded up on mortgage-backed securities without regard to the risk.

But the story of how the United States got here is partly one of Bush's own making, according to a review of his tenure that included interviews with dozens of current and former administration officials.

From his earliest days in office, Bush paired his belief that Americans do best when they own their own homes with his conviction that markets do best when left alone. Bush pushed hard to expand home ownership, especially among minority groups, an initiative that dovetailed with both his ambition to expand Republican appeal and the business interests of some of his biggest donors. But his housing policies and hands-off approach to regulation encouraged lax lending standards.

Bush did foresee the danger posed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored mortgage finance giants. The president spent years pushing a recalcitrant Congress to toughen regulation of the companies, but was unwilling to compromise when his former Treasury secretary wanted to cut a deal. And the regulator Bush chose to oversee them - an old school buddy - pronounced the companies sound even as they headed toward insolvency.
whitehair

Eminence, KY

#26214 Feb 18, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Need more time to read reality ? If you don't "get" some of the words, just ask !!!
"We can put light where there's darkness, and hope where there's despondency in this country. And part of it is working together as a nation to encourage folks to own their own home."
- President George W. Bush, Oct. 15, 2002
The global financial system was teetering on the edge of collapse when Bush and his economics team huddled in the Roosevelt Room of the White House for a briefing that, in the words of one participant, "scared the hell out of everybody."
It was Sept. 18. Lehman Brothers had just gone belly-up, overwhelmed by toxic mortgages. Bank of America had swallowed Merrill Lynch in a hastily arranged sale. Two days earlier, Bush had agreed to pump $85 billion into the failing insurance giant American International Group.
The president listened as Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, laid out the latest terrifying news: The credit markets, gripped by panic, had frozen overnight, and banks were refusing to lend money.
Then his Treasury secretary, Henry Paulson Jr., told him that to stave off disaster, he would have to sign off on the biggest government bailout in history. Bush, according to several people in the room, paused for a single, stunned moment to take it all in.
"How," he wondered aloud, "did we get here?"
Eight years after arriving in Washington vowing to spread the dream of home ownership, Bush is leaving office, as he himself said recently, "faced with the prospect of a global meltdown" with roots in the housing sector he so ardently championed.
There are plenty of culprits, like lenders who peddled easy credit, consumers who took on mortgages they could not afford and Wall Street chieftains who loaded up on mortgage-backed securities without regard to the risk.
But the story of how the United States got here is partly one of Bush's own making, according to a review of his tenure that included interviews with dozens of current and former administration officials.
From his earliest days in office, Bush paired his belief that Americans do best when they own their own homes with his conviction that markets do best when left alone. Bush pushed hard to expand home ownership, especially among minority groups, an initiative that dovetailed with both his ambition to expand Republican appeal and the business interests of some of his biggest donors. But his housing policies and hands-off approach to regulation encouraged lax lending standards.
Bush did foresee the danger posed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored mortgage finance giants. The president spent years pushing a recalcitrant Congress to toughen regulation of the companies, but was unwilling to compromise when his former Treasury secretary wanted to cut a deal. And the regulator Bush chose to oversee them - an old school buddy - pronounced the companies sound even as they headed toward insolvency.
I am not reality--but your last paragraph says what has been said many times without any Democrat accepting it.

My opinion?Both parties contributed to the bust due to unwillingness to do the right things
Bush had his war,Democrats caused Fannie and Freddie,then Obama spent more than this Country may be able to control,and Congress has not the guts to cut off the spending,nor to get rid of the special interests and lobbyists that pay to get Bills that do for the special interests only and not the interests of the people and the Country.
Boats Second Class

Morehead, KY

#26215 Feb 18, 2013
What's the definition of macho?(A) Jogging home after your vasectomy.
someone

Minneapolis, MN

#26216 Feb 18, 2013
whitehair wrote:
<quoted text>
I am not reality--but your last paragraph says what has been said many times without any Democrat accepting it.
My opinion?Both parties contributed to the bust due to unwillingness to do the right things
Bush had his war,Democrats caused Fannie and Freddie,then Obama spent more than this Country may be able to control,and Congress has not the guts to cut off the spending,nor to get rid of the special interests and lobbyists that pay to get Bills that do for the special interests only and not the interests of the people and the Country.
Why even reply to spam of slew.
The most ineffective spammer on topix.

She doesn't care what you think.

Polarization of two parties is her goal.

And shes so terrible at it.
You would think someone who devotes 7 days a week promoting partisanship would have some knowledge about human Psyche.....

But she doesn't...

Slew posts the same partisan bait year in and year out.

Her goal isn't progress of society.
Its to widen the partisan divide...

Further entrenching people in their respective political parties.

Slew posts not to provide solutions but merely to create more partisanship.

Dumb bitch knows nothing about human thought processes
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#26217 Feb 18, 2013
whitehair wrote:
<quoted text>
I am not reality--but your last paragraph says what has been said many times without any Democrat accepting it.
My opinion?Both parties contributed to the bust due to unwillingness to do the right things
Bush had his war,Democrats caused Fannie and Freddie,then Obama spent more than this Country may be able to control,and Congress has not the guts to cut off the spending,nor to get rid of the special interests and lobbyists that pay to get Bills that do for the special interests only and not the interests of the people and the Country.
The last paragraph said Bush used a dumb crony.... Sorry pal, bush left the mess, you're complaining about.
BUSHWHACKER

Seattle, WA

#26218 Feb 18, 2013
someone wrote:
<quoted text>
Why even reply to spam of slew.
The most ineffective spammer on topix.
She doesn't care what you think.
Polarization of two parties is her goal.
And shes so terrible at it.
You would think someone who devotes 7 days a week promoting partisanship would have some knowledge about human Psyche.....
But she doesn't...
Slew posts the same partisan bait year in and year out.
Her goal isn't progress of society.
Its to widen the partisan divide...
Further entrenching people in their respective political parties.
Slew posts not to provide solutions but merely to create more partisanship.
Dumb bitch knows nothing about human thought processes
We call this poisoning the well. Notice the complete lack of intelligence and proof. Pretty sad use of a dozen lines of nonsense.

"Guy's" a fruitcake, look at the writing "problems".
someone

Minneapolis, MN

#26219 Feb 18, 2013
BUSHWHACKER wrote:
<quoted text>We call this poisoning the well. Notice the complete lack of intelligence and proof. Pretty sad use of a dozen lines of nonsense.
"Guy's" a fruitcake, look at the writing "problems".
Everyone knows you slew.

Everyone can see you are an AMATEUR.

Its why you keep changing names.

You thought you could get away with your mentally deficient posts over and over again....

Lol...

I can see you mile a away mental retard

And so can everyone else
Bushwhacked

Seattle, WA

#26220 Feb 18, 2013
"It's" ???

LMAOROTFU~!

I prefer this name, why do you change your so often, if it's against Topix rules ???
someone

Minneapolis, MN

#26221 Feb 18, 2013
Infact I haven't seen a single poster on here that effectively widens the partisan divide.

All you fail miserably at propaganda.

I guess topix cant recruit anything but shit for brain partisan lemmings.
Bushwhacked

Seattle, WA

#26222 Feb 18, 2013
Given your post, you're not up to lemming material, yet.
someone

Minneapolis, MN

#26223 Feb 18, 2013
Bushwhacked wrote:
Given your post, you're not up to lemming material, yet.
Lol says a mental midget.

Try harder.

Fail much?
BUSHWHACKED

Seattle, WA

#26224 Feb 18, 2013
Try again, name calling is too 2nd grade for credit.
someone

Minneapolis, MN

#26225 Feb 18, 2013
BUSHWHACKED wrote:
Try again, name calling is too 2nd grade for credit.
Is that too high for you?

Should I speak like a baby so you can understand?

"Goo goo ga ga. Yes your such a stupid baby. Oh yes you are!"
"That's a good little retard. Oh you are getting so smart!"
"Can you go potty all by yourself now?"
"What a pathetic life you are going to have. Oh yes you are!"

Easier to understand?
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#26226 Feb 18, 2013
Yes, "you're"....

Nice baby talk, even the unintentional part, troll....
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#26227 Feb 18, 2013
Poor baby is having a bad day.
someone

Minneapolis, MN

#26229 Feb 18, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Poor baby is having a bad day.
You actually made my day.:)

I feel so much smarter after reading your pathetic attempts to downplay the ineptness of political parties.

You are the punching bag for my mental workouts.:)

How does it feel to be beat on day after day by people like me.
People who are far superior to you than you could ever be.

Day after day...
Week after week...
Month after month...

Lol you are a masochistic psycho for getting bent over daily on topix

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