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Piperay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-20-08 02:24 AM
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51. Rage
they just get mad when they see them so they take them.
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  -Why do people steal campaign signs? ColbertWatcher  Oct-18-08 05:29 AM   #0 
  - All of the above  Swamp Rat   Oct-18-08 05:32 AM   #1 
  - Damnit I did it again! I forgot "All of the above!" Nice pic btw! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 05:37 AM   #4 
  - Because they're getting by with it?  Heidi   Oct-18-08 05:32 AM   #2 
  - That explains why they keep doing it, but why do they start? n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 05:36 AM   #3 
     - I tend to think that most irrational acts  Heidi   Oct-18-08 05:40 AM   #5 
        - True, but I still don't understand how stealing a sign alleviates that fear. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 05:52 AM   #7 
           - It doesn't, but an irrational act rarely truly alleviates an irrational fear.  Heidi   Oct-18-08 05:57 AM   #11 
              - Well put. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 06:47 AM   #19 
              - It is not borne out of fear.  nathan hale   Oct-18-08 05:24 PM   #43 
  - Because they're Republicans, duh.  mwb970   Oct-18-08 05:45 AM   #6 
  - You're right. If they're not stealing signs, they're stealing votes. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 05:53 AM   #8 
  - I voted stupidity  Dorian Gray   Oct-18-08 05:54 AM   #9 
  - Some people just like to steal.  izzie   Oct-18-08 05:57 AM   #10 
  - They're lazy un-American bums who should GET A JOB!!!  Believing_Is_Art   Oct-18-08 06:10 AM   #12 
  - God Bless You! And welcome to DU! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 06:18 AM   #13 
  - They ARE BEING PAID TOO ? How naive are you people ?  slampoet   Oct-18-08 06:20 AM   #14 
  - I can't stand political signs on public property  Clovis Sangrail   Oct-18-08 06:32 AM   #15 
  - Those are the ones being stolen! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 06:46 AM   #17 
  - As a kid we would switch them on people --- lol funny,  aikoaiko   Oct-18-08 06:42 AM   #16 
  - Kill the message - burn the books...  Indi Guy   Oct-18-08 06:47 AM   #18 
  - Can't argue with that. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 06:49 AM   #20 
  - Cuz if we steel there sines, they'l forgit who to vote fer.  shadowknows69   Oct-18-08 06:52 AM   #21 
  - Instead of stealing, we should multiply by hyperbolic functions of different frequencies!  Believing_Is_Art   Oct-18-08 01:22 PM   #23 
  - LOL! Good one! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 04:24 PM   #29 
  - Other: All of the above! n/t  Jesuswasntafascist   Oct-18-08 07:06 AM   #22 
  - YOu could prolly SELL the Obama ones....  cliffordu   Oct-18-08 01:24 PM   #24 
  - So, the TSA is stealing everyone's Obama signs? n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 04:25 PM   #30 
  - Intimidation plays a part  ejbr   Oct-18-08 01:30 PM   #25 
  - Someone posted a picture of their Obama lawn sign ...  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 04:27 PM   #31 
     - Yes, I saw that. It was a good one n/t  ejbr   Oct-18-08 04:50 PM   #34 
  - Tiny genetalia  Concerned GA Voter   Oct-18-08 01:32 PM   #26 
  - Because underage drinkers can get malt liquor at the convenience store  hedgehog   Oct-18-08 01:32 PM   #27 
  - Because dominionists like to exercise dominion.  lonestarnot   Oct-18-08 02:18 PM   #28 
  - That's probably what they tell themselves! Good observation. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 04:28 PM   #32 
  - There's Only One Main Prevalent Reason.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Oct-18-08 04:33 PM   #33 
  - Thank you professor.  arcadian   Oct-18-08 04:57 PM   #36 
  - dupe error. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 05:20 PM   #38 
  - But, how does stealing a sign do anything to the guy--he's not even there!  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 05:20 PM   #39 
     - It's Not About Hurting Him. It's About Not Helping Him.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Oct-18-08 05:36 PM   #44 
        - Thank you for your explanation. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 05:44 PM   #45 
        - So, you would have stolen signs, eh?  Rwalsh   Oct-19-08 09:59 PM   #50 
           - The poster said when if they were YOUNGER  Piperay   Oct-20-08 02:31 AM   #52 
  - They steal signs because they can't change minds. nt  greyl   Oct-18-08 04:55 PM   #35 
  - Vert good point. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 05:22 PM   #40 
     - It works on the horiz and diag, too! :) nt  greyl   Oct-18-08 05:49 PM   #46 
  - 1 the perps are jerks, 2 signs cost money, 3 signs advertise the opponent  TexasObserver   Oct-18-08 05:12 PM   #37 
  - LOL! TexasObserver for Supreme Court justice! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 05:23 PM   #42 
  - Malice  TahitiNut   Oct-18-08 05:22 PM   #41 
  - Because they're fuckin' gooberheads  NoPasaran   Oct-18-08 05:54 PM   #47 
  - In some cases, it's pranksters. It was on our news last night that  napi21   Oct-18-08 06:04 PM   #48 
  - I think the outright theft is more common, though. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Oct-18-08 08:01 PM   #49 
  - Rage  Piperay   Oct-20-08 02:24 AM   #51 
  - It's very simple actually.  Evoman   Oct-20-08 02:32 AM   #53 
  - they don't believe in freedom of democracy  Skittles   Oct-20-08 02:35 AM   #54 
  - Obama stuff is considered collectable, historical  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-20-08 02:35 AM   #55 
 

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