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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 03:39 PM
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"Why CAN'T".... the media report what actually happens?
Edited on Wed Apr-23-08 04:00 PM by SoCalDem
Too bad they are the only ones with TV cameras & time to throw that latest nonsense at us..

C'mon video-artists..make some YouTube "answers" to this shit..

I am amazed at how reverential they all are to Hillary, and never ask her...

Why couldn't YOU close the deal?

of course she would just laugh in their faces and they would never dare to re-ask, but THAT should be the question of the day..the meme of the month..

She was WELL-financed
She had the BIGGEST name recognition ever of any candidate
She had been planning to run for SEVEN & A HALF YEARS
She had all the advantages, and yet..


She squandered all the money
She stiffed her small business suppliers
She LOST 12 IN A ROW
She probably "helped" convince FL and MI to jump the line so she could wrap it all up by Feb 5...and grievously miscalculated
She hired incompetants to run her campaign & manage her money
She won states that she was EXPECTED to win..but by FAR less than the polls predicted..
She won states that ANY democrat with a pulse would and probably will win..
She's claiming wins in TWO states where she actually LOST in delegate counts (TX & NV) * what matters in primary races
She claimed a victory for NH (it was a TIE)
She's claiming "wins" in states that were DISQUALIFIED from even "playing the game"
She ADMITTED she LIED about the sniper fire
She threatened to NUKE Iran
.....................................

our "news" is all filtered by corporate media who only wants us to hear what they WANT us to hear.. and they know they can, because there is little that WE can do to them..

I always chuckle when one of them comments about some candidate not getting much press coverage...and there they sit with a camera and a microphone and 24/7 to fill..and they still comment on the "non-coverage"...

like a thirsty guy floating in a pristine lake..complaining about how thirsty he is..and wishing he had a drink of water..
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 03:39 PM
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1. No money in it, the "black dude" angle has been beet in the ground
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knixphan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 03:40 PM
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2. Ask Bill
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crankychatter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 03:43 PM
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3. ooh ooh ooh, hand in the air, I KNOW I KNOW, call on ME!!!
because the transnational corporations-war profiteers, that exercise editorial control of the media, have most elected officials in their pockets.... have fed Clinton's campaign coffers forever... that WANT WORLD WAR fuggin THREE...

won't permit a loose cannon that wouldn't take the PAC graft, to sit in the Oval Office?

do I win, do I win?
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:05 PM
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8. A+ for Cranky
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knixphan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:07 PM
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10. ding ding ding!
You go to the bonus round!!
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chknltl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:44 PM
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15. Yep, pretty much nailed it.
Now on to the bonus round. Question: If those out of control capitalists, who have invested so heavy into purchasing our government don't appear to be getting their way, how will they stop We The People from using our power of the vote to take our government BACK from them?

(Another-words: how will they stop Obamamania?)
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crankychatter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:28 PM
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26. hmmmmmmm.... when character assassination fails
and the corporate media is found out for what it is....

and when the overwhelming majority vote negates the power of voter disenfranchisement, caging, media bias, fraud etc...

and the candidate that wouldn't take ALL the money is inaugurated and takes office...

well, I'll tell you what my Black family is telling ME...

they don't support Obama for president because....

they love him and they know how much he loves his family...

get it?

now i'm going to go pray to the god i don't believe in some more

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chknltl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:49 PM
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28. Yeah...my thoughts as well.
OTOH: I can not join you in those prayers. Why do I keep recalling those executive orders that bush signed giving the President dictatorial powers in the event of a national emergency?
btw: character assassination, fine choice of words. It does seem to be the method of choice these days but I worry what will happen to America should they choose to go after a bit more than his character.
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crankychatter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 06:09 PM
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29. this is what will happen, what is happening
the radicalization of dissent... the criminalization of opposition

GeoGroup and others were contracted by DHS to incarcerate 12 million illegal aliens by 2012

This is the start button for the police state... Lou Dobbs wet dream

This fat contract isn't going to go away... it's going to grow

you know the rest... you don't need an essay from me.

People say, and reasonably so... that the Conservatives in the Democratic Party may be driven over to the GOP... that this will be good.

I think it's more likely that the inverse will happen... that progressives will be driven off... only WE, have no where to go.
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chknltl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 06:25 PM
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30. I didn't know that but something doesn't compute for me.
The out of control capitalists prefer to pay less than minimum wages if they can get away with it. The illeagle imigrants have traditionally been willing to accept those less than minimum wages.
Why would those same profiteers build prisons to house what to them is a valuable resource???
I don't see the connection...unless those prisons are to be used for those of us who remain behind instead of moving to the land of Labatts beer eh.
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crankychatter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 06:36 PM
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31. Suspending the rule of law - deportation is not the true agenda
The contract was initiated in '03... they're dragging their feet but it's going forward... the reason is above... it's the start button, just as Iraq was not the objective... it's just a logistical platform for expanded influence... conflict... Iran... Syria et al.

They round up legal residents in giant sweeps as well... some are illegally deported... they are indefinitely detained...

It's the logistics of population management without judicial restraints

see?

Globalization... we are all "illegals"

ich bin eine berliner baby

The Lou Dobbs phenomenon is just to soften up the population... diminish public sympathy for the victims of the end game... but the thing is... it's not "them"... it's us.
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Saturday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 03:43 PM
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4. You seem a little bitter. nt
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 03:46 PM
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5. Because she is their product-protecting their owners investments
The press doesn't LOVE Obama they just don't know how to talk about "the black guy". The MSM is lily lily LILY white at the top and they are deathly afraid of being called racists. Not as afraid of that as they are of screwing up the situation for owners but they are worried about it.

Hillary is a known to them. She can be trusted-because they probably have the goods on her or at least they/she thinks they do. Obama is not a radical but he isn't "tested" "vetted" they don't have good personal dirt on this guy. He could stray away from the pack.

Uncertainty they don't like it. The owners don't like it. Hillary is a certain.
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 03:59 PM
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6. She lost the NV delegates, tied NH
I think she won NM. She has only won, outright, twelve states. I think they don't want to piss off Puerto Rico and DC, so they aren't differentiating states and contests, but that's the truth. She's only won the delegates in 12 states.
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:01 PM
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7. Thanks for catching that.. I fixed it..
I knew it was Nevada, but my fingers tricked me when I typed it :)
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:30 PM
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11. That happens to me all the time
Do you find yourself looking at the screen and wondering how in the world your fingers typed some word that has nothing to do with the subject, or this instead of these, or some other weirdness. That has only happened to me since menopause, it's driving me crazy.
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:35 PM
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12. who knew that estrogen & typing were connected..
:rofl:

(typing the subject for this post, I looked up and saw "why" instead of "who".. :rofl:..)
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:44 PM
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17. rotflmao
That is too funny. But you don't know how much better that makes me feel. Women keep telling me it's just menopause, it'll pass. But to actually know somebody else does the exact same thing, it really is a relief. :hi:
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:06 PM
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9. Because their corporate masters decide what is to be reported....
not the lowly peons.
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Diane R Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:35 PM
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13. He can't 'close the deal', until she drops out. She's in control of him 'closing the deal'.
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:44 PM
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16. Exactly.. they are simpletons..
Mom says "who wants pie?"
Both kids say "I do"

She has apple and cherry

one has apple..one has cherry..

had she had ONLY apple , they would have both had apple..

in '04 Kerry won PA with 74%..and did we hear about how many dropout, shot-drinking, gunslinging white catholics voted for him?
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stillcool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:37 PM
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14. Nothing new...
hell they lied us into war...
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barack the house Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:47 PM
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18. That would make a lot of sense. on the MI and FL thing whoa.
Edited on Wed Apr-23-08 04:48 PM by barack the house
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 04:50 PM
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19. whoa? you want them to count???
:shrug:
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:00 PM
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20. 6 pm EST: 9,219 out of 9,264 Districts (99.51%) Reporting Statewide
CLINTON, HILLARY .......... 1,238,232..........54.6%
OBAMA, BARACK ............. 1,030,703..........45.4%

Hillary won (so far) by 9.2%.

Yet, for the past 18 hours, more or less, the M$M has reported she won by 10%.



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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:03 PM
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21. and the ones NOT reported fully are Obama districts..
typical BS..
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:14 PM
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23. Probably just a coincidence, but the M$M has pumped her up the last 24 hrs,
giving her time and reason (for the donors) to recover her cash deficit. It kinda looks like she is being helped by the M$M financially, but I doubt they really give a shit. They just want 'good copy' for the next news cycle.


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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:26 PM
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24. Free airtime...is free airtime..
:puke:
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chknltl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:13 PM
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22. Well said! KnR and
Why is it that the same MSM is following the lead of the likes of Pat Buchanan, Lou Dobbs, Joe Scarborough(sp?), Tweety and etc in that they are repeating the very spin these cons are spouting regarding the PA election? Am I to believe that these cons feel that Senator Clinton is their choice for POTUS? Am I to believe that Senator Clinton has somehow touched their 'inner liberal'?

Examples used by these neo-con talking heads and repeated by MSM and now even repeated here in the DU:
Senator Obama is unable to 'Seal the Deal' in-spite of outspending Senator Clinton 3 to 1 in PA.
Senator Obama can not win the big states like PA OH CA TX and CA.
Senator Obama's ability to win against mCcain in November is in doubt because of his loss in PA.*
Senator Clinton had a "double digit" win in PA.*

Does something smell fishy here???

* I know I will be challenged for these two, challengers: go see the actual data on the official PA returns page then come back and flame me: http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us / thanks ahead of time.
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:27 PM
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25. nd just think..soon we will have Tony Snow added to the mix
:puke:
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TragedyandHope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:39 PM
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27. That what the internet is for
If the MSM reported the truth and gave us all the information, no one would ever go online.
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