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Newsjock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:15 AM
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White House erects screen blocking view of front entrance
http://dailykos.com/storyonly/2008/9/15/04734/6475/925/...



... As you can see the peoples house, has a screen covering the entire view of the front entrance.

... I wonder what historic precedent would precipitate the authorities at the peoples house to erect a screen blocking the view of the who was entering and exiting at 9:30pm EST?

... What do you all think of this radical act of secrecy by the Bush/McCain administration, which is eerilly reminsceint of how the Kremlin did buisness.

On a night when America needs leadership and courage, we have them cowering behind a fabric screen in OUR HOUSE.
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magellan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:18 AM
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1. Oh goody, I get to use this again
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farmboxer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:21 AM
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2. If I were Bush/Cheney I would want to hide also
They are a total disgrace.
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MadrasT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 04:05 AM
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17. LOL for real, and a hearty thanks, because I really needed it tonight.
:hi:

:wtf: indeed.
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OneGrassRoot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 07:54 AM
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26. LOL! Perfect. Jean Luc for President!!! n/t


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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:14 AM
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31. Remember that waiter ... in France?!
Jean Luc!!
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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:12 AM
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30. "Make a number two, Number One!"
TNG rules!!
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bushmeister0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 04:11 PM
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42. I know where that's from. "Manage a Troi."
Picard is professing his love for Lwaxana Troi (played by Majel Barrett) to convince a Farengi who kidnapped her that he'll stop ay nothing to get her back.
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beac Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 12:12 AM
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58. Is there ever really a day when you CAN'T use it? Sadly, WTF is
practically the national slogan of the United States these days.
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magellan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 12:26 AM
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60. Too true
But it's not mine (I borrowed it from Phredicles IIRC) so I only like to use it for very special WTF moments.
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beac Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 12:39 PM
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65. Well, just make sure you keep its wheels well-oiled , b/c
I fear you are going to be pulling it out more and more often. We are plowing headlong into a blizzard of WTF-ness. ;)
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:22 AM
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3. They need that secrecy... or have gotten threads
What can I say? They are secretive to the nth degree
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Edweird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 04:07 AM
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18. MUSLIN threads?
Sorry. Couldn't help myself...
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jhain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 03:32 PM
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39. spppewwwwww! n/t
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Ignis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 05:14 PM
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46. *golfclap* Well played, sir. (nt)
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vanlassie Donating Member (826 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 12:04 AM
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57.  :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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grasswire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:25 AM
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4. the comments are fascinating
thanks
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lapfog_1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:30 AM
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5. Probably some high level meetings with the overlords
about how fucked up the economy is right now.

Wouldn't do for the overlords to be seen entering the White House now would it?
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lpbk2713 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:31 AM
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6. Pay no attention to that Chimp behind the curtain!






:rofl: :rofl:

More smoke and mirrors from the corrupt and evil BushCo Regime.




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Roy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:33 AM
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7. OH GOODY... SARAH'S COMING!!1!!1
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Contrary1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:38 AM
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8. The must be getting ready
to move Bin Ladin's rotten corpse back to the Middle East so they can defrost and "kill" him before November.
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greguganus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 03:59 AM
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16. LOL you may be right! Or they are restocking the WH bar. n/t
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Ghost in the Machine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:46 AM
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9. Dumbass musta passed out drunk on the front steps one too many times...
Can't have the tourists seeing *that* now, can we?

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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:20 AM
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35. ...
:spray:
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Tulum_Moon Donating Member (556 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 01:53 AM
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10. I thought the link would address the screen.
It had nothing to do with it. The clip said nothing about a screen blocking the entrance to the White House. You might as well cover the constitution. I thought this would be all over the MSM.
This is something you noticed yourself? Just little ol' you.
Nice catch.
I would have passed it off as a construction wall. Then again I don't pay as much attention. That IS NOT a construction wall. I do want to know what the hell it's doing there. Keep us posted, please!
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JohnyCanuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 02:23 AM
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11. Don't want the public to see how often Jeff Gannon stops by
Edited on Mon Sep-15-08 02:24 AM by JohnyCanuck
for a head rubbing by the Shrub?
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Tulum_Moon Donating Member (556 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 02:33 AM
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12. O.K. That was just........
eeeewwwwwwwwwwwww. Uncalled for! Yuck! We were being all serious, kinda, and you posted that? Thanks alot. Now I wont sleep a wink. Nightmares. :eyes:
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dysfunctional press Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:18 AM
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32. with kkkarl rove out of the white house- i don't think jeff stops by nearly as often.
do you think turd-blossom prefers getting fucked doggie-style, or missionary- so that he can look into jeff's lovely eyes...? :shrug:
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 02:41 AM
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13. Bush is meeting with Osama Bin Laden
to discuss last minute details of a terrorist attack planned for this week to try to curtail the news about just how shitty the economy now officially is.

We are now going into a the beginning stages of a Depression and dip shit Bush doesn't know what to do. He got us into this mess easily enough, but he sure as fuck isn't smart enough to know what to do to get us out of it.

Either that or he's planning on discussing an arms deal with Russia's leaders. You know the Repukes gotta get their greedy hands all into any conflicts by selling weapons to both sides.
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curious one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 03:11 AM
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14. Why? Is there something to hide? Protection?
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tkmorris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 03:20 AM
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15. Bush and Cheney have a meeting with their masters
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corkhead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 05:05 AM
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19. Now Jeff Gannon can come through the front door
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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 05:30 AM
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20. ENOUGH of these fuckers!
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ladjf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 06:18 AM
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21. That's disgusting. They might as well go ahead and turn the
White House into an underground bunker and quit trying to perpetrate the myth that we have anything
remotely resembling and open society.
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travelingtypist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 04:05 PM
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41. That was my first reaction -- Hitler and the bunker.
Let's hope their last orders are as irrelevant and ineffective.
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Vinca Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 06:22 AM
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22. This is very strange. The people are entitled to know who is entering their house. nt
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tannybogus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 06:28 AM
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23. What are they up to?? There are side entrances.
I don't think that it is mandated that people enter through the front?? They could enter through the side and put up a screen there.

Why are they calling attention to this? Is Martha redoing the front door? I'm bringing back a question that used to be my mantra: "Now what?"
:crazy:
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knitter4democracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:05 AM
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29. That door's where some drive up to.
At least, that's what I remember from my visit for the White House Christmas tree tour thingy in 1998. Why would they want to block who's driving up? Aren't there other entrances if they want to hide people?

I'm beginning to think a revolution would be too kind to these people.
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RollWithIt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 07:46 AM
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24. Is it a screen or a wall? My first thought was some sort of blast wall...
To protect against a bomb blast on the street.
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nc4bo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 07:53 AM
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25. How peculiar. What's the real purpose? Is it bulletproof? Why is it there?
Bunch of slimeball criminals, a real disgrace to the world.

They should just cover the entire WH with a black plastic tarp.

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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 07:55 AM
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27. Jesus
THAT'S a reassuring image to present as the entire financial system essentially eats itself for breakfast.

Fuck.
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SmokingJacket Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 07:56 AM
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28. Are they doing work on the porch??
Maybe they don't want debris falling into the landscaping.

I mean, Bush doesn't exactly use the front door to go in and out, does he? Isn't there a special helicopter hatch, or something??
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lpbk2713 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:19 AM
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33. Palin will sell the White House on eBay if elected.


It must be true, I saw it on the internets. :eyes:


Link: http://www.thespoof.com/news/spoof.cfm?headline=s2i4063...


San Antonio, TX - Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin today announced plans to put the White House up for auction on eBay should she and John McCain win in November.

Palin announced the plans to a shocked crowd at a San Antonio Texas rally. "That place is just too extravagant" said Palin. "We could save millions of dollars every year if we sold the White House and built a nice little bullet proof log cabin in it's place."

......

When asked if he approved of the idea, McCain responded, "That pretty little MILF can do whatever she wants as long as she gets me some votes." When reminded that he was being recorded, McCain recanted his statement and began singing the National Anthem.





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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:20 AM
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34. there has to be an underground exit
which would make this unnecessary. Very weird.
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:25 AM
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36. what's next a moat?
if they vote for mc cain and palin there very well maybe.
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glinda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 10:18 AM
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37. Has anyone figured this out yet?
Is it still up?
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radfringe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 10:20 AM
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38. they don't want us to see bush staggering around drunk...n/t
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 03:37 PM
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40. When I visited D.C when I was in Jr. High in 1985, a screen like this was
put up in front of the White House too. I remembered being disappointed, because I wanted to actually see the White House while I was there, but Reagan apparently had some secret guests the day we were there.
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earth mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 04:14 PM
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43. Maybe they are hiding a visit from Sun Myung Moon.
:tinfoilhat:
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bushmeister0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 04:19 PM
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44. Guess who's coming to dinner!


Jack will sort out this whole Russian problem. Sarah wants essence, but he won't let her have it!
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RobertSeattle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 05:00 PM
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45. Those document shredder trucks sure are big...
:evilgrin:
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yy4me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 05:22 PM
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47. That was my first thought. Even if there was no lettering, our
first thoughts would be industrial size shredders. Getting closer to the election. Don't want anything hanging around that night be questionable. Or maybe it is to hide loading of paperwork and important stuff for ***'s library(if there ever is one).

Nah, that would take a Tonka truck and they wouldn't need anything larger than a towel to cover that load of baloney.
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bluesmail Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 06:16 PM
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48. They don't want anyone to know it's really the mafia running our country.
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 06:18 PM
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49. "Pay no attention to the liars behind the curtain"
Sorry Mac, can't help ya there :grr:
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 06:18 PM
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50. criminals have a lot to hide
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 06:21 PM
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51. jeff gannon still visiting?
the bush cabal are utterly stalinesque

America LOST the Cold War.
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Frosty1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:56 PM
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52. Bin Laden
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rufus dog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 08:59 PM
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53. Those are temporary block out shields used when
The Pres is coming out to great a guest. They remove them immediately after. Not sure they were used under Clinton, but my guess is yes!

Focus on how the Repukes are big Fuck Ups.
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dixiegrrrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 09:17 PM
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55. WH now a gated community.....
sure gives a bad impression, doesn't it?
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Canuckistanian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 11:59 PM
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56. What's next? Airbrushing pictures?
I hear that pics of Rove and Miers have been replaced with pleasant floral backgrounds already.
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HEyHEY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 12:22 AM
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59. Yeah, cause there's only one door at the white house
:eyes:
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WhiteTara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 01:04 AM
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61. thanks for showing that
now I hate them more
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Hubert Flottz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 01:33 AM
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62. You'll have that shit...
When the SCOTUS sElects an AWOL Coward.
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JCMach1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 02:18 AM
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63. This is brand new... wasn't there in August... the pic on my sigline
is from august and you can see... no screen.
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orleans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 04:17 AM
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64. covering up the bodies they are dragging through the front door?
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 01:27 PM
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66. moron* is now not only crazy, he's also a nudist. believe me, this is for our own benefit. nt
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