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Hobarticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:23 AM
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My right-winger co-worker's response to the ports going to Halliburton?
Edited on Fri Mar-10-06 11:24 AM by Hobarticus
He overheard another co-worker and I talking about it this morning, and I chuckled and said something along the lines of this shouldn't be a big surprise to anyone.

He chimes in, unsolicited: "Would Hillary approve? How about Bill?"

I said, "Huh? What do they have to do with this?"

Silence.

I then threw in, "Cheney's buddies did such a bang-up job rebuilding Iraq on our tax dollars, can't wait to see what they've got in mind for port security".

It's been real quiet since.

I don't mind an honest, intelligent debate, in fact I welcome it. But to resort to default, just bringing up the Clintons, tells me everything I need to know about the clown a couple cubes over.

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Lars39 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:25 AM
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1. Explain the Carlyle Group connection to him:
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savemefromdumbya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:38 AM
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5. & Neil Bush?
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Lars39 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:48 AM
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9. Yes. Just keeps getting better, doesn't it?
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savemefromdumbya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 12:00 PM
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16. what about grand central Station?

what happened to the NY central? Is this true?
quote: The Bush administration and the House and Senate are not addressing implications for a terrorist attack on New York Citys Grand Central Station, given United Arab Emirate (UAE) Dubais multiple alleged links to terrorism and the recent purchase of Gothams Helmsley building by a Dubai-based investment firm owned by the Emirates royal family.

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Hobarticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:48 AM
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8. Too much logic! AAHHHH! (head explodes)
Naw, I don't want to spend the rest of the day cleaning up the mess.
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11 Bravo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:52 AM
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10. Fortunately, when freeper heads explode, there's a little blood,
but virtually no brain matter to clean up.
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Hobarticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:56 AM
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13. Strangely enough, it tastes like....tapioca!
Who'da thunk it???
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Laura PourMeADrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:25 AM
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2. I hate that to - and Thank God Gore (or Kerry) didn't get in !
Is there anything that Halliburton can not do?
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LiberalEsto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:42 AM
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6. Next: Contract to run the presidency
You heard it here first.

I wouldn't be at all surprised to hear that the Supreme Court and the rethug-led Congress inks a contract with Helliburton to provide the country with a president and vice-president for the next 4 years.

Hmm. Actually, it's already happened.
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Laura PourMeADrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:53 AM
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11. Ha. You're right. And the job requirement was "Not too smart, Looking
for a moron, figurehead, who doesn't read, watch the news, or asks too many questions. Prefer ex-drinker, with head issues. Looking for good "christian" role player. Can not have conscience to care if people suffer or die."
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Minnesota Libra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:26 AM
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3. You've got to get hip here, we know it's been five years but...........
.....don't you get it EVERYTHING is Clinton's fault. Yes, I've got one of those in my apartment building too. I use :sarcasm: to knock down every argument she makes too.
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:26 AM
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4. That is the only response they have left and it's an emotional one....
We need to keep reminding them that it doesn't matter what Hill or Bill would have done, What matters is that it happended on * watch and he was going to allow it to happen. End of conversation.

Good job shutting him down!!
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Hobarticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:47 AM
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7. I'd feel bad, because he's a new employee and a little out of place...
I don't think he fits in very well, here, but it's not my call.

Now to publicly spank him like that...this is his bread and butter, I know I'd hate that, y'know?

But still, what a moron. You hang a curve ball like that, and someone will smack it over the fence.
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:54 AM
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12. You have the greatest quality that distinguishes liberals vs neocons
We actually have empathy....

He is listening to your conversations and that is good...maybe he is looking things up too...

We just have to show them the way....

But you are right if the ball is in the middle of the plate....what is one to do? :popcorn:
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Hobarticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:57 AM
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14. Swing away, MadMaddie, swing away!
I'll give him props in my post-game interview....

Man, I'm ready for baseball.
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:58 AM
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15. Me too....Hopefully the Seattle Mariners will do something this year!!
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Hobarticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 12:10 PM
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17. How 'bout Cubs/Mariners in October?
I know, dare to dream...
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 12:11 PM
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18. Ooohhhh...that would be so much fun!!
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Hobarticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 12:23 PM
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19. See ya then!
I'll wear a Cubs hat, look for me...
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 12:49 PM
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20. Will do!!
:headbang:
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stop the bleeding Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 12:51 PM
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21. I love it when they reply to my questions with their friends....
the crickets


Good one WTG!!!! we are winning are country back 1 person 1 mind 1 truth at a time.
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