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yellowcanine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:28 AM
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Heh. Freepers pinning hopes on an elector revolt against Obama. They truly are deranged.
To: Theodore R.

I dont believe this...especially in States like Ohio. where, now if all this campaign finance, foreign influence and birth issue is obvious....then, I do believe that Conservative Democrats will be more loyal to our country than to the Charisma.

We can campaign for their votes, even at this hour.

9 posted on Friday, December 05, 2008 12:45:37 AM by Seaside ((Eternity lasts for a really, really long time, especially towards the end))
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There is the possibility for some movement.

I think once the truth comes out about Obamas citizenship status, a number of electors pledged to him will shift to McCain. So, we will have a McCain/Palin administration after all.

10 posted on Friday, December 05, 2008 12:46:38 AM by FFranco
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Renew Deal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:30 AM
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1. lol
I love it!
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Ediacara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:31 AM
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2. This is so stupid
Even if (this is just a hypothetical of course), Obama's citizenship nonsense had legs, the Obama electors would just vote for Biden as President.....
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Kalyke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:31 AM
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3. Delusional.
Yes, Seaside, the birth "issue" is obvious: Barack H. Obama was born in Hawaii!! DUH!
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TomClash Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:35 AM
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4. Well, you know what's next?
They'll be talking about "JFKing him" or some such crap. Wackos.
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MikeNearMcChord Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:37 AM
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5. The Official song of Free Republic's Obama Deniers
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drm604 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:38 AM
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6. These people are truly frightened and desperate.
That's why they are clinging to any thread of hope that they can find. This is the result of the destructive politics of the right. It's funny but it's also sad and frightening.
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predfan Donating Member (769 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:38 AM
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7. Hey, seaside, as if you didn't have enough to worry about; let me tell you how smart the foreign
powers who've positioned this "Obama" character into the White House; they, whoever they are, posted a plant into the Honolulu hospital to plant a birth announcement in the local paper a week after his "American birth"........Brilliant! Chilling, but Brilliant!
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El Fuego Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:39 AM
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8. Maybe they'll try to prove that Hawaii was never really a state!
Here's an idea for them: They could try to comb through congressional records to try to find some technicality that makes the granting of Hawaii's statehood in 1959 Null and Void. And retroactively revoke it! So when Barack Obama was born in 1961, he wasn't born in the U.S. after all!

:rofl:
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yellowcanine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:45 AM
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11. Eh, unfortunately they also have to make Hawaii an "unterritory". Good luck with that.
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El Fuego Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 11:33 AM
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26. And on that point ...
Courtesy of Wikipedia:

"Despite some opposition in the islands, the Newlands Resolution was passed by the House June 15, 1898, by a vote of 209 to 91, and by the Senate on July 6, 1898, by a vote of 42 to 21, annexing Hawaii as a U.S. territory. Its legality continues to be questioned because it was a United States Government resolution, not a treaty of cession or conquest as is required by international law."


This is my gift to lurking freepers. They should take it and run with it! :D
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yellowcanine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 12:22 PM
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27. The way I understand it, a bunch or white settlers (descendents of missionaries-go figure) deposed
the native Hawaiian monarch with the help of the U.S. Marines and set up the annexation process. So yes, it likely was highly illegal under international law. But since when do Freeptards care about international law? In any case, the annexation was never successfully challenged so I would guess it is a moot ("mute" for you lurking Freeptards) point anyway.
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:38 PM
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34. In similar vein
Texas was annexed by a joint resolution of Congress after the Senate rejected a treaty of annexation.
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GarbagemanLB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:43 AM
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9. Why am I reminded of PUMAs hoping desperately that delegates would switch to Hillary?
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mkultra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:58 AM
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24. i wonder if any posters here are hoping this works?
Seems like the Obama outrage has reached new highs.
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PatGund Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:12 PM
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33. Because....
This whole nonsense developed between the Freepers and the PUMAs. Berg himself is a disgruntled Clinton fan, and most of his arguements come from the blog of "TexasDarlin". (he even said at one point that a "Texas Gal" helped him with the case.) His initial lawsuits were trying to force the DNC to decertify Obama before the convention and go with a "vetted candidate", i.e. Sen. Clinton.

There's a lot of the PUMA's used kitty litter in these lawsuits.
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Hokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:45 AM
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10. Electors are people who would walk through a burning building to vote for their candidate
Electors are the staunchest supporters imaginable. That is why they are chosen. Believing they would switch votes is the very definition of being delusional.
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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:47 AM
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12. Electors are chosen by the party or the Obama campaign depending on the state
Edited on Fri Dec-05-08 09:47 AM by Jake3463
The idea that they could get 1 person to change their vote over internet rumours is preposterous the idea they could get 97 is outright impossible
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Ganja Ninja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:48 AM
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13. Insane, disturbing and yet oddly entertaining.
:crazy: :crazy: :rofl: :popcorn: :spray:
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Frank Cannon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 07:29 AM
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41. We're watching some bizarre viral insanity/dementia unfold in realtime
And that truly is fascinating.



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islandmkl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:52 AM
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14. do you think it hurts, like really bad right in the upper forehead...
when these freepers and nutjobs "think" these things?
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yellowcanine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:56 AM
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17. You mean like an ice cream headache?
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islandmkl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:04 AM
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21. yeah...like when the ice cream is so cold it is still hard...and you take a BIG bite...
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yellowcanine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:56 AM
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23. Slushies give the worst "ice-cream headaches" Sip those suckers, don't chug them.
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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:54 AM
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15. Keep clapping, freepers.
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Wapsie B Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:54 AM
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16. Ah I love the smell of desperation in the morning.
Their worst fears are being realized. Their party is crumbling underneath them. That's what they get for putting everything they had behind the village idiot.
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Ganja Ninja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:01 AM
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18. They've already got a live thread up in anticipation.
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leftynyc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:03 AM
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19. I can't wait for their hopes
to be CRUSHED under the reality. I hope they cry every day that Obama is President. Fuck em.
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wryter2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:04 AM
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20. The vote's on 12/15, no?
I predict flying freeper brains on 12/16 as their pointy, little heads explode.

Hey, let's think up some recipes for flying freeper brains.
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MineralMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:03 PM
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32. Don't eat them Freeper brains...
They's poisunus.
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Gemini Cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 10:19 PM
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43. No such thing as freepers having brains. nt
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Voltaire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:07 AM
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22. My God, they are serious
or seriously deranged. Or both. If anyone see a REAL pictures of crowds out there, please post it, somehow I doubt there are any.
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old mark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:03 PM
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36. I counted 15 people in the pic posted here, but like I said
...it was cold...


mark
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Joe Bacon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 01:20 PM
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51. And add in all those from the Presidential Prayer Team
Supposedly you have a bunch of idiot Jesus Camp types who slobber over a cardboard cutout of Bush who are praying for "Divine Intervention" from the Supreme Court. Ain't working to well....
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DevonRex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:58 AM
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25. And DUers apparently hate Obama now, too. This place is a madhouse.
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Voltaire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 01:11 PM
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28. I don't hate him
I will not always agree with him but I will be backing him 100%
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DevonRex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 01:31 PM
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29. Thank you for making me smile and giving me some hope.
:hug:
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SidneyCarton Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 01:39 PM
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30. Yeah, that will go over well.
The voters think that they've elected the President and then the Electoral College contradicts them...

Yes, it's perfectly constitutional, just a really bad idea, and liable to piss off not only the 50 Million+ voters who voted for Obama, but a fair number of Republicans as well (the precious few who think) who will realize that what could be done to Obama, could be equally turned against them later.

The only positive development I could see from such a fiasco is that it might finally motivate folks to circular filing the whole electoral college system.
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crispini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 01:43 PM
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31. I am eagerly awaiting the threads where they investigate who the electors are
and start trying to "lobby" them with this bullcrap. There will be much lulz.

I found a History of "Faithless Electors" ... pretty interesting. http://www.fairvote.org/e_college/faithless.htm
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jberryhill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 03:06 AM
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39. They got it - and another nutjob has filed a suit seeking an injunction against the CA electors /nt
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Veruca Salt Donating Member (846 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 09:48 PM
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42. lolz! I came here from your link on my other thread...
And that is actually where I was searching for my schadenfreude fix and found that letter from the elector. Here you go: Please enter the decontaminate chamber after returning ;-)

And you're right, the info on the Faithless Electors is interesting! Thanks! I love learning new things.
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ContraBass Black Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:56 PM
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35. That would be interesting.
There seemed to be a lot more dancing in the streets after the vote this year than usual. I wonder what the response to this would be?
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LittleClarkie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:11 PM
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37. I'm not laughing. There were those who hoped that Bush's election would be overturned
in much the same way.
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busybl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 01:52 AM
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38. well, you must admit
freepers ARE pretty revolting.
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Tribetime Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 07:12 AM
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40. esecially states like Ohio ??? WTF it's clearly blue now
I hope "that one" doesn't live here.
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ShadowLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 11:08 PM
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44. Sure, like that's likely, don't the campaigns themselves name their most loyal followers as electors
And even if the electors did vote a different way, I don't think it's even guaranteed that their decision would stand in today's society. The media would be all over how a group of 500+ is taking away the will of the American people, and there would be lawsuits and riots all over the place. Even people who supported another candidate would admit that Obama should be president if the electoral college voted against him.

I mean just look at plenty of other countries where one side lost an election and somehow 'stole' it, by keeping power anyway or illegally taking power anyway, most would descend into chaos if something like that happened.
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cooolandrew Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 11:37 AM
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45. They think it's like the Democratic primaries. It's set in stong Barack is president elect the >
people spoke. Very odd people aren't they.
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and-justice-for-all Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 11:41 AM
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46. WTF...
That is some craziness: "I think once the truth comes out about Obamas citizenship status," LOL! They really are fucking stupid, how the fuck could Obama have been a Senator if he was not a citizen?!

"where, now if all this campaign finance, foreign influence and birth issue is obvious" how fucking desperate and ignorant..

They are the minority, they have always been the minority and they will continue to be the minority. It is a myth that this country has neoconservatives majority, it doesn't.

Why do you think repukes lie, cheat and steal all the time? Its not only because it is in their programming to do so, it is also because they know they are the minority. Did you stop to ask yourself, when they had control of everything, why are they still so angry? They have to keep up the rhetoric in order to maintain a false dominance. THEY ARE THE MINORITY & HAVE ALWAYS BEEN THE MINORITY.
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Ozma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 12:10 PM
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47. There actually IS a site called
http://www.democratic-disaster.com /

I thought it was a joke or a spoof on us.

They are supposedly raising money to derail the electoral college?

These people are very very sick, very very delusional, and very very afraid!

What did Obama and the democrats ever do to people like this, who refuse to believe that there could and should and will be a black man as President. These people must be mighty fearful.
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RBInMaine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 12:57 PM
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50. They brainwashed, racist, white wing whack jobs, GOOD to see them though. They will continue to be
the crazy base faction that keeps them and THEIR PARTY out of the mainstream and OUT of power for a hell of a long time.
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Vinca Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 12:46 PM
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48. Wishing for a McCain/Palin administration? They are truly nuts.
The worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and they want that pair in charge? I honestly do not get their Obama hatred. At the very least they should recognize he will be one of the most intelligent presidents to take the office ever and is assembling one of the most impressive cabinets ever. Who would McCain/Palin appoint? Joe the Plumber's Helper?
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RBInMaine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 12:51 PM
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49. LOL. These people are NUTS ! Why bother reading their verbal HORSESHIT !
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Touchdown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 01:50 PM
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52. Come with me...and you'll be...in a world of pure imagination!
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Jennicut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 01:58 PM
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53. These freepers are clearly high on crack. That is the only explanation.
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