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Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:39 PM

An Unbelievable conversation at the tire place this afternoon

I had to go to the local tire distributor's place today to get a set of tires for the front of the tractor. They ordered them a couple of days ago so I just walked in to tell the young lady who runs the place what I was there for. We know each other, and she is not one to restrain herself, at all. So she yells out to me, "what did you think about the debate?" I said I was one hell of a lot happier with the second one than I was with the first, but I was pleased that Obama had come through.

I did not expect this to be well received by the other people in the room, who were two guys sitting down near the desks, one of which turned out to be a tire delivery fellow and the other just another customer like me. Also in the room was a young lady, mid-20's hauling around one small child, and another employee of the place.

It was like someone popped a cork out of a bottle. First the tire distributor chimes in, "Romney don't give a flying fuck about people like you and me", he said as in the background the boss-lady chimed in again saying "he don't know jack shit about how we have to live". Right then and there tossed in my little bit reminding them about the 47%, which they were all knew about.

I was just amazed by this because this is about as red a county as you can find in West Virginia. But there it was, every person in the place voiced essentially the same opinion, that Romney was no good for the country, and for the most part we were all just strangers who happened to come together out of nowhere. Folks, I see this as a very good sign.

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1-Old-Man Oct 2012 OP
niyad Oct 2012 #1
12AngryBorneoWildmen Oct 2012 #6
NYC_SKP Oct 2012 #2
orpupilofnature57 Oct 2012 #7
malaise Oct 2012 #66
Vincardog Oct 2012 #68
DrewFlorida Oct 2012 #3
chowder66 Oct 2012 #4
MiniMe Oct 2012 #5
Arugula Latte Oct 2012 #8
kimbutgar Oct 2012 #9
JackN415 Oct 2012 #10
progressivebydesign Oct 2012 #30
madrchsod Oct 2012 #11
JackN415 Oct 2012 #22
Cha Oct 2012 #40
TheCowsCameHome Oct 2012 #12
Fumesucker Oct 2012 #13
Dawson Leery Oct 2012 #16
loudsue Oct 2012 #32
tallahasseedem Oct 2012 #50
sevenseas Oct 2012 #63
madamesilverspurs Oct 2012 #14
progressivebydesign Oct 2012 #29
JHB Oct 2012 #45
sevenseas Oct 2012 #64
JHB Oct 2012 #74
magical thyme Oct 2012 #49
barbtries Oct 2012 #15
babylonsister Oct 2012 #17
porphyrian Oct 2012 #18
milestogo Oct 2012 #19
greytdemocrat Oct 2012 #20
northoftheborder Oct 2012 #21
Lex Oct 2012 #23
Volaris Oct 2012 #44
sevenseas Oct 2012 #65
hootinholler Oct 2012 #24
Booster Oct 2012 #25
Blanks Oct 2012 #48
burrowowl Oct 2012 #26
ChoppinBroccoli Oct 2012 #27
Kennah Oct 2012 #35
progressivebydesign Oct 2012 #28
loudsue Oct 2012 #31
SmileyRose Oct 2012 #33
BlancheSplanchnik Oct 2012 #34
Liberal_in_LA Oct 2012 #36
KurtNYC Oct 2012 #37
Rosa Luxemburg Oct 2012 #46
absyntheminded Oct 2012 #38
Tigress DEM Oct 2012 #39
Cha Oct 2012 #42
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fasttense Oct 2012 #47
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Cha Oct 2012 #41
ProudProgressiveNow Oct 2012 #43
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Faryn Balyncd Oct 2012 #53
world wide wally Oct 2012 #56
pasto76 Oct 2012 #57
desertduck Oct 2012 #58
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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:40 PM

1. incidents like this give one some hope, so thank you for sharing it.

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Response to niyad (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:43 PM

6. Ditto all of that

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:42 PM

2. Rich brats can't fool basic country folk, more often than not.

K/R

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #2)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:44 PM

7. +1000

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 05:23 PM

66. And brat is the word

He displays the most disgusting contempt for fellow human beings. He is all I hate about humanity.

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 06:17 PM

68. Second that. I was at a Mexican restaurant here in rural IOWA and the old guy at the next table said

"I guess you are going to vote for Barrack Obama". I said "YES" and are you going to vote for ROMNEY?
He said "HELL NO". This was an old red neck in such a red area that they have had King as a Senator forever.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:42 PM

3. Nice to hear!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:42 PM

4. They get it...that is so good to hear. Thank you for sharing. nt

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:43 PM

5. But how will they vote

That is the question. I am glad to hear that they realize that Romney is not good for the country, but will they go home and tun on Fox Noise?

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Response to MiniMe (Reply #5)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:46 PM

8. Or will they vote at all?

Seems like it, though. They sound pretty motivated. Hope so!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:48 PM

9. Thank you great story, filled up my soul that people are paying attention.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:55 PM

10. Obama won... (according to my neighbor) in his kid's fifth grade class...

 

Oh well, every little win helps .

Surprisingly, I live in a red district and these 5th grade kids vote Obama???
(They might be coaxed by their teacher though)

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Response to JackN415 (Reply #10)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 11:07 PM

30. I don't know, from my experience kids usually parrot what their parents believe. nt

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:57 PM

11. my wife asked one of her coworkers what she thought of romney..

the woman said she`s a republican but she ain`t voting for romney..from what my wife said the woman`s voice pretty much said she more or less loathes him.

i`m thinking there`s going to be more than a few older republican woman that may say they are voting republican but when it comes to romney....

once that curtain closes...no one knows how one votes..

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Response to madrchsod (Reply #11)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:59 PM

22. I know a few conservatives not care to vote for Romney n/t

 

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Response to madrchsod (Reply #11)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 01:28 AM

40. My sister's 92 year old mother in law told her

that she doesn't like mitt romney and will not be voting for the first time in decades!

They're in New York so it won't matter that much but the idea is that mitt may think he's being all Alpha Asshole to get more votes but maybe it isn't working out the way mr nacho macho thought it would.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:59 PM

12. Great story. Romney must look like a pair of brown shoes in a world of tuxedos.

He must come across as a real schmuck to ordinary country folks.

(And that's not meant to be a knock on the good people of W VA)

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:00 PM

13. I'm starting to think the pollsters might come out of this with egg all over their faces

It's my belief that Obama is going to win much bigger than the pollsters are telling us.

Romney is a miserable candidate and human being.



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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #13)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:15 PM

16. Obama's post debate bounce is starting.

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #13)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 11:11 PM

32. He won much bigger than they told us last time.

If you think for ONE MINUTE that the corporate media would report that Obama won by an earth-shattering majority, you're not paying attention to who owns the media/country.

(On add: not you,personally...speaking generally here)

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #13)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 09:02 AM

50. I really hope you're right...

the media narrative has me on edge!

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #13)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 05:14 PM

63. I'll drink to that.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:03 PM

14. We had a visit from Joe Biden

two days ago. Smack dab in the middle of a deep red county we had 1100 people turn out to hear him. Down the road a few blocks at a rally timed to be a counterpunch to Biden, Craig Romney drew a mob of 36.


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Response to madamesilverspurs (Reply #14)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 11:06 PM

29. That's so cool!!! 36 people haha, most of them probably staffers. nt

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Response to progressivebydesign (Reply #29)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 02:40 AM

45. Bet most of the rest were press...

Craig's audience: three old men and a dog, and the dog was the only one awake.

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Response to JHB (Reply #45)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 05:17 PM

64. I thought you were going to say:

...three old men and a dog, and the dog farted.

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Response to sevenseas (Reply #64)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 08:27 PM

74. What do you think kept him awake?

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Response to madamesilverspurs (Reply #14)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 08:54 AM

49. Who is Craig Romney? And how did he

end up with a normal name? Are you sure it isn't "Crag" or "Rag" or "Rig" or something along those lines?

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:04 PM

15. it's an excellent sign

people are getting it. thanks for sharing.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:15 PM

17. Hot stuff! Thank you for sharing, and I love these little slices of

America!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:16 PM

18. . n/t

 

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:25 PM

19. I have heard much the same.

And have even heard men commenting about the "women in binders" remark. How many men have worked in a workforce with no women? Who the hell is this guy and what world does he live in that he has to make a special request to go find some women to hire? When he's trying to look like a regular guy he keeps proving that he is not like the average person at all- he is totally out of touch.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:25 PM

20. That's a great story!!!

Can't wait for the election!!!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:37 PM

21. I was staffing our Democratic Party headquarters last week here in this 9 to 1 virulently...

...Republican district. People were coming in for signs, buttons, etc... One elderly lady climbed clumsily up our front steps asking for a bumper sticker. I jumped up and showed her our selections....she divulged in a whispery voice that she was a Republican, but wanted an Obama sticker, and a button. Apparently she had only voted the straight Republican ticket her whole life, because she asked me how she could vote for Obama.... I explained how the ballot would look, and showed her the actual ballot.... I asked if she had considered voting for other Democrats on the ticket, asked how she viewed the current incumbent Repub. Congressman, and she shook her head and rolled her eyes at the thought!! I encouraged her to consider several other Democrats on the ballot. Her visit made my day!!!

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Response to northoftheborder (Reply #21)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 10:02 PM

23. Love that!

The Repubs have really left so many people behind with their ugly hateful policies.

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Response to Lex (Reply #23)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 02:14 AM

44. Yep. They have been so anti-progress for so long that it's starting to bury them...

That party NEEDS a new Teddy Roosevelt to ensure it's own survival above say, 25% of the population. They won't get it, because in the Modern Age, THAT guy is a Democrat. Instead, they get Rick Santorum. (And the only way to for that Party to STOP getting "Rick Santorums'", is to knock the support pins out of politicized Evangelism as a nation-wide meme. Someone to say, "Christianity is fine and good, but it's NOT HOW YOU RUN A SECULAR GOVERNMENT; your Moral Imperative be damned." )

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Response to Volaris (Reply #44)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 05:20 PM

65. Amen to that!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 10:13 PM

24. Next time talk about how we need a congress that will work with him

But this is good news.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 10:14 PM

25. We need to get the following message out to as many as we can.


Oligarchy, government by the few, especially despotic power exercised by a small and privileged group for corrupt or selfish purposes.

Aristotle used the term oligarchia to designate the rule of the few when it was exercised not by the best but by bad men unjustly. In this sense, oligarchy is a debased form of aristocracy, which denotes government by the few in which power is vested in the best individuals. Most classic oligarchies have resulted when governing elites were recruited exclusively from a ruling caste—a hereditary social grouping that is set apart from the rest of society by religion, kinship, economic status, prestige, or even language. Such elites tend to exercise power in the interests of their own class.

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Response to Booster (Reply #25)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 08:47 AM

48. Which is what we were fighting the revolution against.

Kind of makes the 'Tea Party' movement ironic. They're being sponsored by essentially the group that spurred this nation into existence. The founders were fighting against the 'ruling class'; the tea party embraces the 'ruling class'.

Of course if you look back at the 2000 election; we had two candidates from political families. As much as I like Al Gore; you can't deny that his father was a US Senator. Born into the trade.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 10:18 PM

26. K&R Maybe people are getting it

at last!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 11:04 PM

27. I Would Think "Tire People" Would Love Obama

Given the fact that Obama kept many American tire manufacturers in business with his "getting tough on China" that Rmoney claims he didn't do. Today on Ed Schultz, a woman from Freeport, IL called in to say that right down the road from Sensata, there was a tire plant that was saved because of Obama's actions, so she said she thought it would be a good idea for Obama to come to Freeport and show a real-life example of his policies (that saved the tire plant and all the jobs in it) versus Mitt's (that is forcing American workers to train their Chinese replacements).

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Response to ChoppinBroccoli (Reply #27)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 11:58 PM

35. If a person pays attention to the details, yes.

But if they dutifully think what Faux News tells them to think, not so much.

It's always going to be tricky to type people to a stereo. Working for the state government, we're all supposed to be commie, pinko, leftists, but there are plenty of right wing nutjobs here.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 11:05 PM

28. That's awesome! I've had many of those WTH? conversations lately, too.

People that I assumed would vote for him cannot stand him and won't vote for him.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 11:07 PM

31. I sure wish folks in rural NC were as could see as clearly as

the rural folks in WV. Around here, all you see are wingnut signs.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 11:50 PM

33. with all due respect

Knowing Willard doesn't care about "you people" doesn't mean they'll vote for the black socialist Muslim who hands out terrorist fist bumps

Some will get past that garbage but I don't think most will.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 11:50 PM

34. wow, I love this experience here!

That's what it looks like when the people who've been sleeping finally see past the Corporate Curtain.

It's finally gotten big enough and RIDICULOUS enough for the propaganda-victims to notice.

We noticed a lot sooner, and boy did it suck being ahead of the curve. Always does....

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 12:01 AM

36. great story

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 12:27 AM

37. Romney has insulted everyone in the country so that includes the 21% who are still Republicans

Most of them didn't really want Romney. Hell Mitt was losing to Herman Cain in February!

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Response to KurtNYC (Reply #37)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 02:43 AM

46. and nobody anywhere else in the world likes Romney either

except right winger Bebe

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 12:56 AM

38. Born and raised in WV

Great story. Glad to hear the sanity is making it there. Left there in 84' and did 23 yrs in the AF, been around the world and call TX home now (another very red state). Hope one day they turn BLUE (WV and TX).

BTW - My Mountaineers (WV) joined the Big 12 this year - so weird playing primarily TX, OK teams.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 01:18 AM

39. One thing about farm country folk, their bullshit detectors work fine once activated.

Good and bad of the 24 hour news cycle is that Robme can lie and reinvent himself all he wants to, then claim Romnesia and try to cover it all up, but just like we saw with *ush, the stink of all those lies sticks on a man like day old skunk. No perfume or pretty words disquise it.

I have to wonder if his stupid, people can go to the emergency room for healthcare bit helped turn the tide.

Ya' know, maybe letting Robme spew out during the first debate hurt their campaign more than we thought. Nothing like a man's own words disavowing himself to turn everyone else against him too.

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Response to Tigress DEM (Reply #39)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 01:33 AM

42. Wouldn't that be Grand!

"Ya' know, maybe letting Robme spew out during the first debate hurt their campaign more than we thought. Nothing like a man's own words disavowing himself to turn everyone else against him too."

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Response to Cha (Reply #42)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 11:27 AM

55. Yes it would. nt

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Response to Tigress DEM (Reply #39)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 08:38 AM

47. I live in rural TN

and though most of the farmers here are strong RepubliCONS, I noticed this year there are NO Romney yard signs or barn signs. They had them up for the bushes and McCain, but none up for Romney. Isn't it strange.

Have they finally learned their lesson or are they just too broke to afford several $10 yard signs or to paint their barns?

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Response to fasttense (Reply #47)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 11:25 AM

54. 99% of us are too broke to afford to pay attention 1/2 the time, so that is part of it.

Obama isn't perfect, but he's a decent person with a lot of solid ideas that don't slip and slide and morph all over the place. The lies that have been told about Obama have been refuted over and over again. He's remained calm and carried on with the business that needed to be done.

Contrast that to Robme who is frothing at the mouth and looking like a rabid dog.

I think on one hand there is an instinctive distrust going on for many that looks simply at Robme becoming a bit unhinged. That concern one feels about someone so unpredictable having their finger on the button that could start Armagedon.

On the other hand there are farmers dealing with Big-Ag, the cousin of Big-Business. They KNOW that their own tough independence only goes so far with that unfair type of competition but the repuke factory is spewing so much rhetoric at them, their churches are siding with the CONs and frankly Farmers work so long and hard they need an honest media to present the facts so they can make an informed decision and WE don't have honest media. We have scattered bits and pieces of honesty in the media with the BLARE of FAUX News in the background.

STILL after 8 years of *ush and 4 years of watching the Tea Baggers get nothing done in Congress ON PURPOSE, the hard working people in farm areas are beginning to pull the strings of truth out of the pile of lies and they DON'T WANT TO SEE IT, but they aren't dumb. I'd say the majority of them are learning to fear Robme, the Koch brothers and the Tea Baggers which is beginning to out weigh the fear the right wing has created about Obama.



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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 01:30 AM

41. Thanks 1-Old-Man! Love hearing your

story in a tire place in West Virginia of all places! It gives me encouragement that mitt's nasty serial lies aren't working as well he'd hoped.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 01:38 AM

43. Great to hear.

Thanks for posting.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 09:32 AM

51. romney

 

That 47% remark will do Romney in I hope

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 10:28 AM

52. Thanks for posting this and making my day!

Conversations like this won't be covered in our media outlets (at least rarely, if ever). That fact me even more reason to be thankful for DU and the ways we support and encourage one another. With all the discouraging things we must read and be informed about around here, it's a relief to run across stories like this one.

Thank God for intelligent people of good will in WV (and other places out there) who aren't drinking the kool aid!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 11:00 AM

53. Small businessmen, even former Republicans (unless blinded by hate), see that the GOP is screwing...

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 03:12 PM

56. What an amazing coincidence...

I too was in the tire shop in Colorado Springs two Sundays ago. As I sat in the waiting room along with two other guys. One of them made a remark about how we will all be hurting if Romney is elected. The other one chimed in in agreement and we had the green light to bash the asshole for a few minutes. The amazing thing about this is that this just doesn't happen in Colorado Springs!. I wish I could say it was a larger sampling, but it was still a pleasant surprise for this area.

Barack and Roll!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 03:16 PM

57. The right has done a great job convinving everyone that being a dem=being a liberal =being something

dirty which you shouldnt say aloud in public. I defy this notion every day.

There is an older former navy guy at my job. Ive been hammering him with facts for 2 months. He agrees with everything I say, and I believe he is truthful on that.

But he just cant get over his ego and hubris. He will likely vote for Obama, but only if I stay on him. Otherwise, his ego wont allow him to support "a liberal".

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 03:16 PM

58. i just LOVE reading these stories. it gives me such hope...nt

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 03:21 PM

59. You, Sir, have made my weekend :0)

And a shoutout to our West Virginia DUers ! There aren't many of you but we love ya!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 04:05 PM

60. That's one of those "Twilight Zone" moments.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 04:28 PM

61. Something similar happened to my hubby..

He ran into a guy that frequents his business, the guy is someone you'd think would never vote for a Democrat. In any case they started talking about politics, and my hubby was thinking here comes the Obama bashing. Then the guy asked him: who are you going to vote for? My hubby told him Obama, and he was prepared to tell him why. Then the guy let out a loud sigh of relief, and said me too! A lady who was standing nearby gave them a thumbs up.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 04:31 PM

62. So glad to hear this!

I am in rural Missouri, and I am NOT hearing this anywhere. There are a LOT of Romney supporters in this area I did notice the other day that we have a Democratic office downtown, and that was pretty exciting. But in all honesty, I'm a little afraid to go in there, or put signs in my yard for fear of retaliation. I know that's sad, but it's the honest truth. I know a few other Dems in this area, most of them are my friends, lol, but we have had some issues around here with vandalism to houses when they have Dem signs in their yards. I really want to have an experience like you had in public, but doubt it's going to happen around here... Glad it's happening somewhere!

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 06:08 PM

67. Wow. Thanks for relating the experience /nt

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 06:34 PM

69. Excellent, but it would never happen in Texas.

Many people here in Texas are reluctant to put a Obama/Biden sign in their yard or bumper sticker on their car. Your car will get keyed and your yard sign will either be stolen or vandalized. This is in Dallas, not some small town in east or west Texas. If you walk in a business like a tire store and announce you're happy that Obama won the last debate, you'll probably end up buying your tires someplace else. Austin is the only city in this very red state where it's basically OK to be a liberal. Austin's motto, after all, is "Keep Austin Weird".

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 07:01 PM

70. This is one of the things I have for a LONG TIME here....

In 2000 the GOP ran a cowboy.

Okay, he was a fake cowboy on a fake ranch but still...



It was a powerful idea for the people in the rural areas to have one of their own go to Washington to "clean up that town".

Then they got those rural voters to hate the French for refusing to go along with the invasion of Iraq.

In 2004 the GOP got those those rural voters to absolutely despise the rich guy who "looks French" from Taxachusetts....



In 2008 they ran a "war hero" and a woman with big kachungas and a pretty face who liked to go hunting....



Now, here it is 2008 and the GOP has thrown that whole Country and Western crowd under the bus and is telling them to support the poster boy for the rich city slicker who isn't even a "real Christian" and is also a rich guy who speaks French from Taxachusetts....

Not only THAT but they got them to HATE "Obamacare" and this guy is the one who "invented it".

And we are all supposed to believe this election is close because Republican voters are determined to get the black guy out of office and they will hold their nose and vote for everything they've been told recently to hate because the Republican is white.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 07:12 PM

71. Amen, Appalachian working folk don't like northeastern Plutocrats much

I'm seeing more Obama signs in NC mountains than 2008 and a surprising lack of Romney signs

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 07:28 PM

72. I checked vegas odds

Romney better buy some tissue.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 07:31 PM

73. wow. unbelievable. (nt)

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