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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:31 AM
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PHOTOS: "Marriage is between one man and one woman!" (George W, Bush)
"Marriage is between one man and one woman!" (George W, Bush)>>>>>



"Children need both mothers and fathers, and marriage is societys way of obtaining them." (Republican Party of Texas in their "Talking Points on marriage" brochure) >>>>>>



" Oh, yes, a woman can get along without a man ask Eleanor Roosevelt but the children need a father, and a mother, both heterosexual, present in the house when the kids come home , as perpetual models of a complete family." - (CaliforniaRepublic.org) >>>>>>



"It's appropriate that our lefty friends should be leaping to the defense of single moms right now. What better time to celebrate single motherhood than in the runup to Fathers' Day, celebrated this year on June 19th? Liberals seem to like nothing more than spoiling other peoples' holidays. But we mortal folk may as well go ahead and celebrate fatherhood anyway." ("American Thinker") >>>>>



"Strengthen Families and Protect Our Kids!" - (The GOP's 'Contract With America') >>>>>



"Activist courts are threatening the institution of marriage!" (George W. Bush) >>>>>>



"The family is societys central core of energy!" (Republican platform, 2000) Bring families TOGETHER! >>>>>



"Here we can respectfully disagree and still be patriotic, still be American, and still be good Republicans." - Arnold Schwarzenegger >>>>>>>



"The highest priority is rebuilding the family." (Republican Senator Brownback) >>>>>>



"Children with absent fathers are more likely to drop out of school, become teenage parents, develop drug or alcohol problems, or become involved in violent criminal behavior." (The Republican 'National Governor's Initiative') >>>>>>>



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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:33 AM
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1. Fucking Stupid bush.
The fuck he knows?
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BlueEyedSon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:50 AM
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10. I have to second that
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 06:14 PM
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69. Third-ed.
He's the new Butcher of Baghdad, that's for sure. Outsourced Saddam's job in the other direction, you could say.

I hope whenever it is that he goes to his "reward," that he's followed by piles and piles of photos like these - of grieving widows and father-less children and tearful graveside ceremonies with the presentation of those nice folded flags. I hope they festoon his own gravesite, the way all those bouquets and Valentines and cards and handmade posters piled up around the mourning spots for Princess Di. THAT will be your legacy, george.
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NYC Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 02:33 AM
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100. Fourth'ed....he's beyond insane at this point. nt
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indepat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 03:47 PM
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37. War crimes are what Justice Jackson enunciated at Nuremberg
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puebloknot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 10:16 PM
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89. Yes. But to many, that's so passe!
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mikeyj84 Donating Member (103 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 07:35 PM
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77. Stupid Bush
Edited on Tue Sep-11-07 07:36 PM by mikeyj84
only in America could you get an alcholic, and a coke head as President, fucking stupid Bush and the assholes who put him in office twice!
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Rosa Luxemburg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:35 AM
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2. It is the guys who have never fought in a war send others to war
and for what?

damn chickenhawks
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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 10:40 AM
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14. In this case OIL and always
to keep the ol' war propoganda machine smoothly oiled.

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Richard Steele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:35 AM
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3. Nicely done, Bluebear!
Powerfully presented. recommended.
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:37 AM
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4. chilling.
recommended.
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krispos42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:38 AM
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5. Jumped from 2 to 11 recs while I was looking at it
Completely awesome.

:cry:
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bear425 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:38 AM
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6. speechless. k/r n/t
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Why Syzygy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:41 AM
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7. Recommended
Very nicely done. Thank you.

I think I've learned a lesson here. These quotes sound so imbecelic by casting liberals as the devil (we love to spoil other people's holidays??), I think from now on when I criticize their brainlessness, I will avoid the political labels.
They are just plain stupid people.
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racaulk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:42 AM
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8. Thank you for posting this, Bluebear.
Nicely done...and very sobering.
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wicket Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:43 AM
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9. Thank-you Bluebear
:cry: :cry: :cry:
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rhiannon55 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:57 AM
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11. Thank you so much, Bluebear
I am crying....

WHAT have those monsters done? And WHEN will it end? :cry:
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The Count Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 10:08 AM
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12. Also, on a tangent - where does the office wife fit in that definition?
Sorry to deviate from a more poingnant point, but it's what popped into my mind when I read the title.
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MetaTrope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 03:39 PM
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34. Funny, I thought of Condi Rice
and her husb--the president.
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Ellen Forradalom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 10:14 AM
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13. Touche.
What an indictment of these hypocrites. K&R.
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krispos42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 10:44 AM
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15. A picture is missing
And I've spent the last hour trying to find it, to no avail. Has someone archived it?

It made the rounds on the DU a few months ago, a dramatic picture of a woman, a war widow, clutching desperately at her husband's grave while in the depths of the blackest despair.

It was horribly moving. I think it should be on here, but I can't find it!!!!
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mcg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 10:14 PM
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88. one from memorial day 2007 ...


Mary McHugh visited the grave of her fianc, Sgt. James J. Regan, who was killed in Iraq in February. He is buried in the new Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery for those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2007/05/27/us/20070528...
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Ishoutandscream2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 11:02 PM
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92. Oh God. Just devastating
As one of my conservative co worker said today - "they knew what they signed up for." Bullshit!
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Kajsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 09:18 AM
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115. And just where is your coworker?

Signing up at the nearest recruitment center,
or sitting behind a desk?

Those chickenhawks make me sick!
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krispos42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 12:42 AM
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97. You found it. Thanks.
<sigh>

So sad...
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Kajsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 09:20 AM
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116. This is one of the most moving photos
I've ever seen.

It captures the agony and loss so well.

:cry:
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smoogatz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 10:58 AM
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16. K&R
That's your party of family values for you.
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Pacifist Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 11:49 AM
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17. Wow
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wicket Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 12:59 PM
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18. kick
:kick:
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Canuckistanian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 01:35 PM
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19. Recommended
War is the most destructive threat to families.
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Richard D Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 01:38 PM
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20. Thank you
Very powerful.

K&R
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yardwork Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 01:52 PM
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21. These photos made me cry.
Thank you for reminding everyone.
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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 01:56 PM
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22. Honored to Recommend.
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TommyPaine Donating Member (300 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:15 PM
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Not only cry, but nearly retch with disgust.
So many nights I go to bed both saddened and disgusted. I have trouble sleeping, but then I'm reminded of the eternal sleep so many others have thanks to this regime of gangsters. Then I think about their families, and how they're being treated (cut benefits, etc.) whilst dealing with such grief.

Thank you for the post. We need to be both saddened and disgusted on a regular basis.
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yardwork Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 04:07 PM
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122. Welcome to DU! Please post more often.
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Ghost in the Machine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 01:57 PM
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23. just.... WOW! Kicked and *HIGHLY* Recommended.. thanks Bluebear. n/t
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Vinca Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 01:58 PM
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24. Very powerful photos. Thanks for posting them. nt
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libodem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 01:58 PM
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25. this make me cry
damn you!
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David Zephyr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 02:01 PM
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26. Enthusiastic K&R.
:thumbsup:
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TrogL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 02:19 PM
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27. What's this photo all about?
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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 02:23 PM
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28. Code Pink members being forcibly removed from congress.
The color pink is a threat to the state.
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Emerald Donating Member (12 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 02:56 PM
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30. Code Pink
is apparently anti-family, as well. These photos are a powerful indictment of the hypocrisy of "pro-war" thinking.
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Momgonepostal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 02:51 PM
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29. This quote was ridiculous...
" Oh, yes, a woman can get along without a man ask Eleanor Roosevelt but the children need a father, and a mother, both heterosexual, present in the house when the kids come home , as perpetual models of a complete family." - (CaliforniaRepublic.org) >>>>>>

What kids have BOTH parents in the house when they "get home" (Presumably from school)?

So are they saying that kids who don't have TWO non-working parents don't get to see a model of a complete family?

Sorry for the tangent...that was a great pictorial, Bluebear! I was proud to be recommend #87! LOL
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Iwillnevergiveup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 03:15 PM
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31. The faces of war.....
CRIMES!

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
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here_is_to_hope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 03:15 PM
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32. ...
:cry:
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Juan_de_la_Dem Donating Member (800 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 03:27 PM
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33. Kick
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ThatsMyBarack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:41 PM
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67. Welcome to DU, Juan_de_la_Dem!
:patriot:

Also, thanks and congrats to Bluebear: Such painfully moving photos got over 100 recommendations! I thinks I see a DUzy award coming on! :patriot:
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 03:40 PM
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35. Well this ruined my day. But at least not George's!
I thought I'd be numb by now. No such luck.
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Dukkha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 03:43 PM
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36. may the children NEVER forgive you
and thier chidren as well.
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:06 PM
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38. Here's another one that belongs here
Last Night Together



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coco77 Donating Member (966 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:18 PM
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40. This is one that I have always remembered...
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:21 PM
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42. Me too
It haunts my mind far too often.

She was laying there playing music they used to listen to together on her computer.

What a poor substitute for a future together.
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Nitrogenica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:28 PM
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44. That is the most touching photo I've ever seen.
What a lucky man he was, to have such a loving wife. What a tragic loss.
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:47 PM
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47. I can't find the news story on this anymore
But I will never forget what she had said about that night.

"This was the last night I'll have to sleep next to him."

It moved me so greatly that I still weep when I recall her last night sleeping next to her beloved.

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KatyaR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 06:50 PM
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71. OMG, I remember that photo.
I can barely stand to look at it--it absolutely tears me to the bone.

Damn them ALL to hell . . . .
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eppur_se_muova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 07:31 PM
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76. Thanks, I was about to search for that photo. nt
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truebrit71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 04:12 PM
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123. Wow.
Just, wow...
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fed-up Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:06 PM
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39. I will never forget or forgive those that voted for and are continuing to fund this bloodbath.. nt
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:19 PM
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41. Awesome
:yourock:
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followthemoney Donating Member (745 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:26 PM
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43. Good thing Cindy's picture isn't there.
Remember, folks, party loyalty requires that we hate her.
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:36 PM
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45. (??)
Edited on Tue Sep-11-07 04:38 PM by Bluebear
I have no animosity against Sheehan, did I miss something?
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followthemoney Donating Member (745 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:43 PM
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46. I would like to see if mods trash this thread if her picture was there.
You know she belongs there. This is about the heartbreak of broken families, right? or is it just a political tear jerker?
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:51 PM
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48. Yeah, I just spent the time to concoct a "political tear jerker"
Thanks for your input.
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followthemoney Donating Member (745 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:00 PM
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52. I don't question your intent. I question the limits imposed upon
democratic speech.
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:04 PM
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55. OK, thank you, there are hundreds of other threads in which you may exercise your free speech now.
Edited on Tue Sep-11-07 05:04 PM by Bluebear
:hi:
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followthemoney Donating Member (745 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:09 PM
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56. Can you point me to any good "I Hate Cindy" threads? nt
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:13 PM
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57. Why are you trolling my thread?
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followthemoney Donating Member (745 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:17 PM
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60. So now you call me a troll. I don't like you anymore. Good Bye. nt
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 08:31 PM
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80. ..
:eyes:
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 11:21 PM
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95. Bye, now.
Edited on Tue Sep-11-07 11:23 PM by Bluebear
I wasn't calling you a troll, rather you are bringing up things totally unrelated to this thread because you have some beef with how the mods view Cindy Sheehan or something.
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wicket Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-13-07 06:07 AM
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127. whyare you shitting all over Bluebear's thread?
:nopity:
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LanternWaste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 12:50 PM
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121. What limits are being placed upon your right to free speech?
What limits are being placed upon your right to free speech (that's what you mean by 'democratic speech', yes?)?

Were you incarcerated charged with a crime for making a post? If not, then it seems it's not a Free Speech issue, merely an issue you have with the policies of this board... :shrug:
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:53 PM
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49. I took it as the hypocrisy of Bush's words regarding the sanctity of marriage
Edited on Tue Sep-11-07 04:53 PM by Lone_Star_Dem
... of having to be between one man and one woman, for the sake of the children.

While he himself has been responsible for destroying so many of the very marriages he claims to be sacred, and forcing children to grow up with an absent parent.

But, perhaps that was just me?
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:54 PM
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51. Thank you, LSD, exactly the point.
Bush and the Republican's words say one thing, and create just the opposite reality.
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:01 PM
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53. It is an excellent OP, Bluebear.
It manages to convey the point in a moving and concise way.

Very well done. I wish I could recommend it a dozen times more.
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 08:32 PM
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81. but, what about cindy?
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 08:40 PM
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83. .
:spank:
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followthemoney Donating Member (745 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:04 PM
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54. Dead parents are absent also. So are dead sons and daughters. nt
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:15 PM
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59. Yes, I mentioned the parent aspect.
As for the sons and daughters, I understand what you mean. However, I don't see how that would have fit into this message on the Republican's hypocritical stance on marriage.

Their argument is that marriage only belongs between a man and a woman, and that a child needs the influence of a father and a mother in their lives. Until bush decides to send that father or mother off to be killed in his war for oil that is, then all bets are off.




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LanternWaste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-13-07 11:22 AM
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128. Is there a list of individuals
Is there a list of individuals who have to be placed in a photo montage to validate the difference between heartbreak and a political tear-jerker?

Who writes this list and decides if the addition or subtraction of a grieving individual is theater or emotion?

If someone's picture in the OP were replaced with a picture of Cindy, would it be just as valid to label that as political theater? If not, why not? Or, in other words, what's the difference between Cindy's grief and the grief of those originally pictured in the OP?


:shrug:
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 07:06 PM
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75. oh please. people are allowed to show support for cindy here and frequently do.
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 04:54 PM
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50. Oh come now!
If their daddies die heroically while killing brown people in a war based on lies it's totally different. :sarcasm:
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DesertRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:14 PM
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58. Gut wrenching. k&r
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:21 PM
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61. Tears of anguish and rage.
Very few things have affected lately me the way that last picture did. I could not but cry.

So very powerful, my friend.

:pals: :hug:

Peace. Now.
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:23 PM
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62. Ah, those family values get to me.
Seriously, great work, Bluebear, thank you.
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Iris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:26 PM
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63. Can someone explain this one to me?
"Children need both mothers and fathers, and marriage is societys way of obtaining them."

It's printed in a defending marriage brochure, but what does it mean? Who or what is being obtained? Marriages? Children? Parents?

It can't be "parents" can it? Because nature, not society, pretty much takes care of that.
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 12:31 PM
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120. Marriage is the way children obtain both a mother *and* a father
That's why we have to ban those evul gay marriages, and discourage single parenting. We have to think of the children. Won't somebody *please* think of the children?!?


:silly:
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Iris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 07:45 PM
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124. even if the parents aren't married, every child has a father! n/t
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-13-07 06:04 AM
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126. But to the wingnuts
Unless the father and mother are married and living together (and Christians), it doesn't count.
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NancyBreen Donating Member (146 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:27 PM
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64. Very well done. Thank you. nt
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Gloria Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:30 PM
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65. Well done...,,and it applies to all those Iraqi families in mourning, too.
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allalone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 05:34 PM
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66. I've managed not to cry till now
these pictures are tearing my heart out. How much more must we stand?
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HowHasItComeToThis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 06:12 PM
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68. ARE YOU ANGRY YET, AMERICA??????????
BRING IMPEACH TO A VOTE AND DRIVE ALL THOSE WHO VOTE AGAINST IT FROM OFFICE.
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shaniqua6392 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 06:26 PM
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70. Thank you so much Bluebear.
Very powerful words and images. :cry: Peace. Right. Now.
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Greylyn58 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 06:57 PM
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72. Incredibly well thought out!
Bravo!!




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StarryNite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 06:59 PM
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73. Heartbreaking
kick!
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Blue Fire Donating Member (588 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 07:04 PM
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74. Exposing the evil face of rightwing hypocricy.
Well done, Bluebear.
Now........what can we do to eradicate it from our nation? Anybody up for a REVOLUTION???
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TechBear_Seattle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 07:52 PM
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78. This should be made into a YouTube video
A montage of these very images, with * providing those quotes as a voice over.

Recommended. Thank you, Bluebear.
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Momgonepostal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 11:22 AM
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119. That is an EXCELLENT idea! nt
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Chulanowa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 07:58 PM
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79. First, I cried...
The child on the swing with a photo of his father beside him broke me hard. Didn't stop until a few moments ago.

And now... I feel rage. Rage at the people responsible, rage at the people who helped them and abetted them and elected them and who refuse to fight them. How much more are we going to take? How many families are going to be shattered by this before we realize that all the protests, all the bumper stickers, all the internet polls in the fucking world are not going to stop this? The men and women who brought us here need to be thrown into the street. I don't mean they need to be unseated, I mean they need to be physically dragged out of their offices, their meetings, their mansions, their private airliners, and thrown facedown onto the pavement and told to get lost.

How many more shattered families will it take, do you think, before we make an actual attempt to take our country back, to protect our families, our neighbors from this?
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Voice for Peace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 08:33 PM
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82. Really well done, thanks
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 08:45 PM
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84. This is why I hate these stupid motherfuckers (W and Cheney).
Fuck Bush, fuck Cheney, and fuck these stupid assholes that are making trillions off of this war. Fuck them all!!! :argh:
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superkia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 08:52 PM
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85. Great post! Bush needs to be stopped.
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ulysses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 08:57 PM
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86. fucking hell.
And could anything be more emblematic of the Bush administration than having your picture taken with a cardboard cutout of Dad in the swing next to you?

Jesus.
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Lifelong Protester Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 09:32 PM
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87. Thank you for this.
Hypocrites "R" Us....

Is there anything more sick than people trying to get on the war wagon here (rah rah, support the war, help the kids, etc.) and making sure that each kid has a cardboard dad (or mom, but on this montage there are just dads)to make it "all right"? What a bunch of sad kool-aid drinkers.

Anyway, love how you used their hollow words to show them up and show them the truth of their actions.
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happygoluckytoyou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 10:30 PM
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90. NOTE FROM CRAIG'S LUST....
MARRIAGE IS AMONG ONE MAN, ONE WOMAN, AND THE OCCASIONAL PUBLIC BATHROOM BLOWJOB
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Siyahamba Donating Member (890 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 10:53 PM
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91. Sup Ruby Tuesday
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Ruby Tuesday Donating Member (1 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-14-07 12:01 AM
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129. heya!
sup fellow goon. (I'm guessing?)

;)
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Dark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 11:03 PM
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93. God that's so sad. n/t
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Lugnut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 11:06 PM
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94. K&R
:cry:
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LibertyorDeath Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 12:37 AM
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96. This pic just completely Kills me.....DAMN!!!
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 02:26 AM
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banjosareunderrated Donating Member (389 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 03:10 AM
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103. Mocking? The only mocking....
is you putting the olde english D up and claiming to be from Detroit you goose-stepping moran. When was the last time you came down south of 11?

Ordonez, Inge, Pudge, Guillen, Granderslam-----they all vote blue, dickhead. And so do us real Michiganders. Get bent.

BTW, why the fuck haven't you signed up yet? www.goarmy.com .

In Day-twa, we support the troops by not wanting them to die in a bullshit war that has nothing to do with the safety of our country. We want the brave Michiganders, which you know nothing about, to be able to grab some tickets to CoPa next week and catch a meaningful Tigers' game in September. We want them to be at home with their friends and family next Sunday so they can see a rejuvenated Lions team beat up on the Vikes. (Sorry my friends in Minnesota :D)

You're just a chickenshit chickenhawk that equates nationalism with being a patriot. And you know nothing of sacrifice on behalf of our great country. Fuck off.



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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 03:51 AM
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entanglement Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 06:24 AM
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108. Wow, that *creature* was nasty
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banjosareunderrated Donating Member (389 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-13-07 02:42 AM
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125. yeah. I feel bad that I swore though.
Edited on Thu Sep-13-07 02:44 AM by banjosareunderrated
This thread is so perfect (thx Bluebear, :thumbup: :) ) that I feel bad to have thrown rocks at the troll. But if ever rocks deserved to be thrown....

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NYC Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 02:33 AM
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99. Thanks for this, nt
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fortyfeetunder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 02:59 AM
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101. Anotther K&R for a video....
Where's Ava these days? I think this particular thread is an opportunity waiting to happen!

I love the pictures and the only music I could think of while reading this is John Lennon's Imagine or the Beatles Yesterday.

:cry:
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Lucinda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 03:09 AM
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102. Very nicely done!
If you heard me cursing you earlier its just because i'm on dial-up and i've tried to get this page to load forever. :D
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Stardust Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 04:54 AM
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105. Thank you, Bluebear. My heart is so broken I can barely breathe.
Edited on Wed Sep-12-07 04:56 AM by sofedupwithbush
But, sincerely, thank you for this beautiful, yet horrible, reminder of the hell so many of us are going through.

K&R with love
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Kat 333 Donating Member (312 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 04:59 AM
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106. Thank you ...
Wish this was on the front page of every newspaper across the country Sunday morning.

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TheUnspeakable Donating Member (960 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 05:52 AM
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107. k and r-just excellent (and so sad) n/t
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 06:40 AM
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109. K&R
no words can cover it
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Fearless Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 07:20 AM
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110. Thank-you.
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Maggie_May Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 07:38 AM
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111. The more and more that I think about this war
The more I hate our President been around a long time and have never hated someone so much. I feel ashamed of myself because of this feeling I really do. I just can't help it I have tried to find something good in him. I just don't see it I have looked. He is tearing people apart by this war people losing their lives jobs homes health care. I have decided to stop looking this man has no feeling for anyone he has no respect for anyone there is no good in this man none!
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 08:12 AM
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112. cardboard dads
is this the best they can do or should i say the worse? how can anyone be so cruel.....
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 09:01 AM
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113. Excellent juxtaposition of empty rhetoric and hard truth.
I have no doubt it wouldn't get through the backwash crowd's filters.
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FourScore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 09:03 AM
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114. Okay, I'm crying.
Thanks Bluebear. This is well done.
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happygoluckytoyou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 09:26 AM
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117. REPUBLICAN MARRIAGE DEFINED------ PLEASE ADD TO THE LIST
FOLEY "BETWEEN ONE MAN AND A WOMAN.... AS LONG AS WE ARE ON THE SAME PAGE"
CRAIG "BETWEEN ONE MAN AND A WOMAN... AND AN OCCASIONAL AIRPORT STALL BLOWJOB"
BUSH "BETWEEN ONE MAN AND A WOMAN... OR I'LL BE ALL OVER HER LIKE WHITE ON RICE"
CHENEY "BETWEEN ONE MAN AND A WOMAN... OR MY DAUGHTER AND A WOMAN... WHOEVER COMES FIRST"
ANN COULTER "BETWEEN ONE PERSON WITH AN ADAMS APPLE AND ANOTHER PERSON WITHOUT ONE.... GUESS WHICH I AM"
OREILY "BETWEEN ON DRUG ADICT AND ANOTHER DRUG ADDICT"
GOP CONGRESS "BETWEEN ONE CONGRESSMAN AND WHATEVER CHEAP-LABOR SERVANT HE CAN FIND"
MCCAIN "WHAT WAS THE QUESTION?"
ROMNEY "BETWEEN ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN AND ANOTHER WOMAN AND ANOTHER WOMAN"
RUDY "BETWEEN ONE MAN AND HIS COUSIN AND ANOTHER WOMAN AND ANOTHER WOMAN"
FRED THOMPSON "BETWEEN ONE MAN AND HIS WIFE OF 14 YEARS... OR IS SHE 15?"
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Orsino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-12-07 10:17 AM
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118. Brilliant! n/t
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