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Horse with no Name Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:29 AM
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I'm resigned to the fact that IF Americans are stupid enough
to take the hands of the government out of the sane and give to the insane--then there is NO hope for this country.
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:30 AM
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sufrommich Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:39 AM
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9. So Obama is insane now? Jesus. nt
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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:41 AM
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11. You are needing an examination?
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BootinUp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:31 AM
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2. So these ARE end times? nt
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Horse with no Name Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:33 AM
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4. Not sure what you mean by "end times"?
Can you elaborate?
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BootinUp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:35 AM
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5. No. Seems pretty straightforward.
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Horse with no Name Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:37 AM
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8. If you choose not to elaborate on what you mean by "end times"
then I choose not to answer a vague question.
:hi:
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dgibby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:45 AM
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12. End Times:
The End Time, End Times, or End of Days are the eschatological writings in the three Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) and in doomsday scenarios in various other non-Abrahamic religions. In Christianity, the End Times are often depicted as a time of tribulation that precedes the Second Coming of the Christian "saviour" or a "hoped-for deliverer", Jesus, the Christian Messiah, who will usher in the Kingdom of God and bring an end to suffering and evil. In Islam, Yawm al-Qiyāmah "the Day of Resurrection" or Yawm ad-Din "the Day of Judgement", Allah's final assessment of humanity, is preceded by the end of the world. In Judaism the term "End of Days" is taken from the Tanakh, Numbers 24:4, as a reference to the Messianic era and the Jewish belief in the coming of Mashiach and the World to Come.<1> Various other religions also have eschatological beliefs associated with turning and redemption.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/End_time
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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:32 AM
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3. I hate to say it, but I will not delude myself only to be disappointed on Tuesday. /nt
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Horse with no Name Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:35 AM
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6. We have some state races that I am watching closely
they are downright scary.
Disappointed is an understatement--terrified is more appropriate.
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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 11:10 AM
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20. The ones that scare me are WI, Nevada, and Florida /nt
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KittyLover Donating Member (79 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-01-10 08:15 AM
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38. Agreed
Stupid projections in my state are saying Johnson is ahead of Feingold, but it's close. Let's only hope that Russ takes it. I'm only one vote.
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DavidDvorkin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:36 AM
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7. They already proved that in 1980
There had been many strong indications in earlier elections, but that was the clincher.
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B Calm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:40 AM
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10. It's GROUNDHOG DAY every election cycle. . .
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niyad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:49 AM
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13. sad to say, you are probably correct. people in this state are pretty crazy
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 09:52 AM
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14. Proud to be 5th rec
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The Uncola Donating Member (519 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 10:02 AM
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15. Seems that no matter whether..
.. we elect the sane or the insane, the insane still call the shots. It will remain so until we put someone in that has both sanity and a spine.
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kath Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 12:40 PM
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26. +1000
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Bluzmann57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 10:23 AM
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16. Question
Does this mean that we are all stupid? Even those of us who aren't voting for any of the teabaggers? I can't speak for others, but I am an American and while I never claimed to be the smartest guy in the world, I am reasonably intelligent and sort of resent being called "stupid" by someone like you.
Maybe people like you should stop and think before you make blanket statements about everybody here in the USA being stupid.
Oh wait, I get it now. You aren't American and as such, you are smarter than the rest of us. Oh, you are American? Never mind.
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Fire1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 10:33 AM
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18. I think the poster said "IF." Nice try though. n/t
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treestar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 12:46 PM
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28. OK so vote Republican, because you resent being called stupid
GEez are you that sensitive that you had to take the OP personally? When it was clearly directed at society in general?

Yes, people here are stupid in high degrees. It doesn't mean everyone is. But we have a lot of stupid people. or Reagan and the Bushes would never have been President, and people like Palin wouldn't be able to win a local race.

We have people who like to be self deluded rather than just look at the facts. In great enough numbers for someone like Christine O'Donnell to get a Senate nomination. We have to admit there is something wrong with our culture and educational system and values. How could such a person even be a contender for a major federal office?

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Bluzmann57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 05:01 PM
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33. Well let me look at my post again
Edited on Sun Oct-31-10 05:02 PM by Bluzmann57
Ok I did. Nowhere in it did I say I'd vote republican. The op indicated that all Americans are stupid if the tea party takeover happens. Try some reading comprehension sometime. Even a dumbass like me is that smart.
Not all Americans are stupid. Period. But I sometimes worry about those who make generalized statements. There could be some stupidity there, or at least some ignorance, which is not neccesarily stupidity. Now I'm going to go to a well known rib joint and eat some food that has been featured nationally on a stupid tv channel, the Food Network. Thank you and peace to you. Don't forget to vote Tuesday if you haven't already done so.
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Fire1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 10:31 AM
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17. Then there is no hope. Cause that's exactly what the fuck they
intend to do. Bite off their noses to spite their faces, then sit at a keyboard for the next two to four years and bitch. Truly a sad commentary.
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mstinamotorcity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 10:51 AM
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19. Americans have not changed
so much as to want the repugs back in chargehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlBOv8m_Xa8
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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 11:11 AM
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21. that may be, but the results most likely will say otherwise. The ultimate disconnect /nt
Edited on Sun Oct-31-10 11:12 AM by still_one
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mstinamotorcity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 11:24 AM
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25. I won't believe them
all the people I talk to are voting for the Dems. What about you???? Have your family and friends changed???? Have they been polled??? Have you been polled???? I find that most of the polls are done in repug districts or districts where they have a lot of Independents (former repugs). Their numbers not ours!!!!!!!!
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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 10:07 PM
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35. Our situation is not necessarily a representative sample /nt
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mstinamotorcity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-01-10 08:09 AM
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36. Oh but their's is???
None of the questions I asked have you answered. Thats my point. If no one asks and no one answers how do they get their numbers. From their constituency.Not ours!!!! We may lose some congressional seats,but not to the degree that they are predicting. If you have not been polled and intend on voting or have voted they are not speaking for you unless you are a Dem voting the other way.
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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-01-10 08:42 AM
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39. I was polled once about 6 months ago by Gallop. Which I found interesting since I have an unlisted
number. The poll had nothing to do with the election, but on how I thought the administration was doing compared to bush

I have already voted, and of course I voted Democratic without hesitation

No one else I know has been polled.

The accuracy of polling is dependent on how they do the sampling, the truthfulness of those giving the answers, however, they have also added certain criteria into their models which include "likely voters"

Some use models assume that certain groups are more or less motivated to vote

What is disturbing is that the MSM and some pollsters have been insidiously representing these polls as the actual outcome of the election, which it is not. It is only representative at that moment, not the final results, though I believe the way it is presented it could demoralize people not to vote



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mstinamotorcity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-01-10 09:18 AM
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40. exactly!!!!!!!
this is why I say what I do. Not to be mean or cold just the facts. They are trying to lead you with a false perception. They think if you hear it enough it will be a lost cause. But in the Democratic Party it should be the alarms going off in the fire station.And I hope it is. Because these fools are playing with fire.
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alarimer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 11:19 AM
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22. I agree
Americans are fucking stupid. They are willing to throw out Feingold, the best Senator, then they are stupid worthless pieces of shit.

I hate this fucking country and its people. It's getting stupider by the day.
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RUMMYisFROSTED Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 11:22 AM
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24. "It's getting stupider by the day."
By design.
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 11:21 AM
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23. Americans aren't stupid .... they are made stupid by right wing propaganda....
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treestar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 12:43 PM
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27. They'll deserve the consequences.
If we just had prayer in the schools, the economy would be doing well. Or some such drivel.

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datasuspect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 01:17 PM
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29. we deserve what we get
for not getting out there and BURNING ALL THIS FUCKING SHIT TO THE GROUND.
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deaniac21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-01-10 09:46 AM
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41. You want to burn Marx, Engels and Lenin?
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datasuspect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-01-10 08:19 PM
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42. we want to use your taxes for welfare cadillacs
and mushroom research.
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felix_numinous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 02:13 PM
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30. I think we need to watch out for
election fraud too.
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Township75 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 02:18 PM
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31. I wish more Dems would use that as their campaign slogan...
Hope & Change just doesn't cut it.
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L0oniX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 02:23 PM
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32. It's easy to be stupid ...and that's why they are repukes.
Edited on Sun Oct-31-10 02:25 PM by L0oniX
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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 07:22 PM
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34. I see no way out. With the huge money buying influence and so many idiot Americans we have no hope.
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-01-10 08:10 AM
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37. the republicans are, i'm not sure americans are
Edited on Mon Nov-01-10 08:10 AM by spanone
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