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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 06:29 PM

12 Facts From 2012

12 Facts From 2012
Last time North Carolina amended their constitution on marriage it was to ban interracial marriage.

Women perform 66% of the world’s work, produce 50% of the food, earn 10% of the income and own 1% of the property.

It’s easier for Americans to access guns than mental health services.

In Germany, police fired 85 bullets in all of 2011. In the US, police fired 90 shots at 1 unarmed man in Los Angeles.

TLC’s “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” got higher ratings the same night as the GOP convention on every cable and broadcast network.

These five people saved health care for 32 million Americans

Weeks of PAID maternity leave: Chile (18), Germany (14), Ireland (22), Norway (44), Japan (14), Kenya (8), U.S. (ZERO).

Hostess pays $1.75 million in executive bonuses after blaming unions for bankruptcy.

Obamacare is a major tax cut for middle class families.

A family of 3 would have to remain on welfare for 328 years to receive as much government assistance as Mitt Romney.

Voting lines are so long in Ohio because the Republican Secretary of State drastically reduced hours.

Texas GOP says schools shouldn’t teach “critical thinking skills” because they challenge “student’s fixed beliefs.”

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toby jo Dec 2012 #2
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zbdent Dec 2012 #4
BillyJack Dec 2012 #5
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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 06:41 PM

1. let me be the first of many to rec this post

does anyone think we will learn from this at all?

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 06:58 PM

2. Last one is a peach

We shouldn't teach 'critical thinking skills' - Ha.

We should just wash those brains, and wash them, and wash them, and wash them.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 07:38 PM

3. How is Obamacare a tax cut?

I don't understand that one.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 08:07 PM

4. The world did not end at any time on 12/21/2012 ...

not that anybody noticed that insignificant news story ...

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 02:58 AM

5. self-deleted n/t

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 06:37 PM

6. The proof that Texas has dumbed-down the populace is shown by the majority of the

electorate failing to use any critical thinking skills when casting their votes.

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