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he "Absolutely Might"

what kind of bullshit use of the english language is that
just now on MSNBC

and NO, i am not an English Teacher, I am an Art Teacher and I know "ABSOLUTELY MIGHT"
makes no fffffing sense.



ROMNEY Reveals Halloween Costume

Obama, In Morning Joe Interview, Predicts War Inside Republican Party If He Is Reelected

Source: Huffington Post

Obama, In Morning Joe Interview, Predicts War Inside Republican Party If He Is Reelected

President Barack Obama said in an interview Monday that the Republican party would have to overcome an internal war if he were reelected, but expressed hope that the partisan gridlock in Washington could come to an end.

"There are a whole range of issues I think where we can actually bring the country together with a non-ideological agenda," Obama said in a pre-taped interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."

"The question’s going to be, how do Republicans react post-election?" he continued. "Because there’s going to be a war going on inside that party. It just hasn’t broken up. It’s been unified in opposition to me."

Obama has blamed the slow economic recovery during his first term on the obstructionist agenda of congressional Republicans, who have blocked many of the president's proposals. He has repeatedly argued that the House GOP has waged ideological warfare over historically bipartisan issues. Republicans have countered that the president is fundamentally unwilling to compromise.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/29/obama-morning-joe_n_2038103.html

ROMNEY To The People In Sandy's Path:

To The People In Sandy's Path:

who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it:


Documents Found in Meth House: "Non-profit" funnels mining exec $ to help GOP candidates

an article from PRO PUBLICA highlighting now-public documents that concern the actions of a "social welfare non-profit" called the American Tradition Partnership (in less ambitious days, known as the Western Tradition Partnership), an entity that, in practice, appears to focus its efforts on campaign materials that support like-minded GOP candidates and attack Democrat opponents. It was also responsible for the Montana lawsuit that extended Citizens United to state elections.

The boxes landed in the office of Montana investigators in March 2011.

Found in a meth house in Colorado, they were somewhat of a mystery, holding files on 23 conservative candidates in state races in Montana. They were filled with candidate surveys and mailers that said they were paid for by campaigns, and fliers and bank records from outside spending groups. One folder was labeled "Montana $ Bomb."

* Even before these documents, the organization had been accused of violating campaign finance laws. However, past investigations seemed to run short on concrete evidence establishing coordination with candidates.

* The origin of these documents is murky (involving a meth house and a stolen car), but they are numerous and detailed. They appear to originate from a direct mail company associated with the group's campaigning.

* The group's donor list includes mining executives and the like. A letter to donors invites them to "just sit back on election night and see what a difference you've made".

* The group distributed mailings with a "newspaper" motif, trumpeting the alleged journalistic accolades of one of the group's central members, and featuring crude smears against Democrat incumbents (e.g. depicted alongside sex offenders).

* One former GOP state rep, who won his primary by 20 votes, seemed happy with the assistance he got from this shadowy organization:

"They'll come in, if candidates want some help, they'll come in and help them," said Butcher, who described LeFer as "a Karl Rove type political strategist" who "stays in the background."



When Medical Marijuana Is About Survival

When Medical Marijuana Is About Survival
By Nicole Flatow on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:00 am


His condition stabilized, for a while, but when it returned, Chapman went looking for another form of relief. A self-professed “science guy,” Chapman found that the data suggested medical marijuana was his answer. This time, he was living in Oakland, Calif., where medical marijuana is legal and widely available. He turned to his doctor:

I sat down with my oncologist before we started the treatment plan and I told her, look, we know that I have an issue with anti-medics, anti-nausea drugs and had a really bad experience. And my plan is to take whatever you do give me, because maybe it’ll work, and use cannabis.

And my oncologist said something that is never gonna leave my brain, which is, hospital policy prevents me from suggesting you do that. But I personally wholeheartedly endorse that decision, and by the way, many of my patients who are using cannabis use me this way. And she gave me instructions about how it’s been effective.

… I had nine months of chemotherapy in which I didn’t vomit, as opposed to a year of chemotherapy back in Hong Kong where I vomited multiple times every day. To say that it was a positive change in my quality of life is just the biggest understatement there could ever be.
Chapman is now being treated with an experimental therapy, and he marvels that his doctors are authorized to experiment with a genetically modified virus injection but not with an age-old plant that keeps him going. Stress, he points out, is one of the main causes of cancer. And the stress of worrying that his dispensary will be shut down by the federal government, that he will no longer be able to keep living a life that allows him to be with his wife and family, and that his job will be at risk due to their drug-free policy, are not improving his condition.

Medical marijuana has done more than ease his debilitating nausea; it has enabled him to sleep, and to keep down the medicine he needs to survive. He explains:

Compare that to waking up vomiting in the middle of the night or potentially not even being able to keep the chemotherapy in my system more than ten minutes, the probability of my survival dramatically changes.


El Bloombito


LOL! Reality Challenged RW Media Still Reporting Romney +5 in Battleground Poll (cause-HUME Says So)

Battleground Tracking Poll: President Obama retakes lead

10/29/12 5:00 AM EDT

MARION, Ohio — With eight days to go until the election, President Barack Obama has recaptured a narrow national lead over Mitt Romney, riding increased support from women and an edge in early voting.

A new POLITICO/George Washington University Battleground Tracking Poll of 1,000 likely voters — taken from last Monday through Thursday — shows Obama ahead of Romney by 1 percent, 49 to 48 percent. That represents a 3-point swing in Obama’s direction from a week ago but reflects a race that remains statistically tied.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1012/82986.html#ixzz2Agt6NKq3


Romney 52, Obama 47
5:00 AM, OCT 29, 2012 • BY FRED BARNES

The bipartisan Battleground Poll, in its “vote election model,” is projecting that Mitt Romney will defeat President Obama 52 percent to 47 percent. The poll also found that Romney has an even greater advantage among middle class voters, 52 percent to 45 percent.

The projected outcome by the Battleground Poll is close to that of the Gallup Poll. Last week, Gallup said Romney leads Obama 49 percent to 46 percent in its model of the electorate’s composition on November 6.

The Battleground Poll is conducted by Goeas of the Tarrance Group and Celinda Lake of Lake Research Partners. Goeas is a Republican, Lake a Democrat. The survey is affiliated with Politico and George Washington University.


LOL. No link or anything, just the +5 result that Hume reported. If the real poll comes out, and it doesn't support your alternate reality, just pretend the result is whatever you want it to be!

In Middle of a Messy Election, a Nightmare Makes Landfall

Source: New York Times

"In the dark of night, when they get what little sleep they get these days, the people running the campaigns for president have more than enough fodder for nightmares. Worse, come daybreak, they realize their worst fears may yet come true."

"Dancing in their heads are visions of recounts, contested ballots and lawsuits. The possibility that their candidate could win the popular vote yet lose the presidency. Even the outside chance of an Electoral College tie that throws the contest to Congress."

"Now add to that parade of potential horrors one more: a freakish two-in-one storm that could, if the more dire forecasts prove correct, warp an election two years and $2 billion in the making."

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/29/us/politics/hurricane-and-other-worries-buffet-presidential-race.html?ref=politics&_r=0
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