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Get Ready To #AskObama Why The Country's Credit Card Is Maxed Out

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The biggest farce of the day is about to unfold as Obama holds a "twitter hall" meeting in which he will accept questions, pre-cleared and moderated by Twitter itself, which means congratulations, about the economy and jobs. The town hall can be accessed by using the #AskJobs hash tag or at the website below. As usual, this will be merely another PR debacle in which everyone participating will see the questions which are not being answered, and ignore the softballs lobbed at the teleprompter in chief.

The live streaming is beginning:

The townhall site:

Some more details on the format:

While questions must be asked in the 140 character limit imposed by Twitter, the president will have free range in his answers. Shortened summaries of Obama’s responses will be posted to @townhall.

Twitter co-founder and Executive Chairman Jack Dorsey will read the questions and the president will offer his responses to an audience of 140 in the East Room of the White House, although the majority of the questions will come from Twitter users across the country, not from within the room.

Roughly 30 members of the audience will be Twitter followers from across the nation picked through the White House’s “Tweetup” page.  The VIPs will live tweet the event and get a chance to meet with senior policy officials afterwards, according to the White House.

 

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Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:49 | 1430316 deepsouthdoug
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Ha!  Only softball tweets allowed.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:01 | 1430371 j0nx
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This. More pre-screened MSM propaganda softballs lobbed at the emperor.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:28 | 1430678 JW n FL
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http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/rulings/promise-broken/?page=1

A Lobby Whore is a Lobby Whore is a Lobby Whore!

Death of America Movie http://t.co/wpZqChk

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:00 | 1430882 TrafficNotHere
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Does the teleprompter have access to the twitter feeds for the replies?

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 06:50 | 1430885 TrafficNotHere
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double post

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:26 | 1430448 nedwardkelly
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It looks like the host is sitting on the bat

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:28 | 1430457 andybev01
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It's an aluminum bat hooked up to a battery, just in case he slips up and asks a real question.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:29 | 1430680 JW n FL
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http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/rulings/promise-broken/?page=1

A Lobby Whore is a Lobby Whore is a Lobby Whore!

Death of America Movie http://t.co/wpZqChk

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:41 | 1430506 equity_momo
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Nope , thats Michelle's dick.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:46 | 1430533 jus_lite_reading
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Ask Obama where that TV is made..... then ask him why it is not made here in the US of A....

 

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:32 | 1430689 Michael
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I see his lips moving but nothing of substance or value is coming out of his mouth.

I'm convinced BO is just your typical Joe six-pack moron. He has no clue of the complex reasons why we are in such a mess and has no clue how to fix it.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:50 | 1430736 Id fight Gandhi
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Twitters non existent business model yet keeps getting money thrown at it. Not hard to see the Joo run social media will be controlling people's opinions.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:50 | 1430320 Gene Parmesan
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I've heard that insinuating that the US is broke is tantamount to terrorism.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:03 | 1430379 jus_lite_reading
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WHAT A JOKE!!! WHILE Mr. TELEPROMPTER FIDDLES ROME BURNS!!! 

HOLY SHIIT!!!! INFANT DEATHS IN CANADA JUMP 40 PER CENT SINCE FUKUSHIOMA!!!!!!!

http://fiatsfire.blogspot.com/2011/07/what-world-wednesday-first-hand.html

STILL SMOKING LIKE A TEA POT!!!!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:04 | 1430383 Gully Foyle
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jus_lite_reading

Fuck dude that's off topic and the policy police are out trolling today.

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:07 | 1430396 Yen Cross
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 You are the lost link.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:11 | 1430410 Bay of Pigs
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Seriously, I didn't mean to rattle your cage bro. Calm down.

I hate taxes, and distrust the banks and gov't just like you.

So Twitter away! Here's your thread...

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:13 | 1430414 slaughterer
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Pssst, all the >TWEETS were written by Steve Liesman.  Do not tell anyone.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:16 | 1430427 Yen Cross
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 I should be so lucky. sick santeli on him!  Lunch time....

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:50 | 1430321 Everybodys All ...
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Why do I feel like I'm watching a Hugo Chavez campaign.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:10 | 1430406 pazmaker
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because you are!...and then I see the painted polished and packaged  Romney on the other side and think....it's "dejavu all over again" as Yogi Berra would say.

Romney Obama   Obama Romney.....blending together in my head looking like the same guy!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:12 | 1430412 Zero Govt
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both as genuine and substantial as a Federal Reserve Note??

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:46 | 1430535 pazmaker
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They sure are!!!!  Turns my stomach!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:52 | 1430326 Alcoholic Nativ...
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Dear Mr. President how did you manage to get the stock market back up and kill Osama Bin laden all at the same time!

4 more years!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:45 | 1430527 DaveyJones
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Dear Johnny

I faked both of them

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:26 | 1430939 Guy Fawkes Mulder
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"Will America's budget deficit bring an end to world peace?"

http://curiouscapitalist.blogs.time.com/2011/07/06/will-america’s-budget-deficit-bring-an-end-to-world-peace

Time Magazine blog

Orwellian Ministry of Truth, Lite

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:52 | 1430327 Gubbmint Cheese
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Dear Obama,

I have no questions, I just wanted to say way to go on this recovery, you are awesome

/snark

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:53 | 1430328 Rodent Freikorps
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He's so dreamy.

He's high tech, and shit.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:54 | 1430341 High Plains Drifter
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he learned how to tweet by watching the teleprompter..

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:55 | 1430346 Rodent Freikorps
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He's super smart. I saw him use a Blackberry during the election.

All the college chicks got moist over that.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:57 | 1430352 High Plains Drifter
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one thing is for sure. it wasn't a whiteberry.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:00 | 1430370 Doyle Hargraves
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No it was his crackberry...had all his gay friends and dope dealing connections in it!

http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=56626

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:11 | 1430411 Yen Cross
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 Always a butt pirate in the crowd!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:25 | 1430445 Dr. Richard Head
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They're always after me booty....Arrrrggggghhh

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:28 | 1430455 Rodent Freikorps
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We are approaching butt pirate territory, now.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:39 | 1430489 High Plains Drifter
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do you have the line in vegas about whether or not the debt ceiling will be raised?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:45 | 1430529 Dr. Richard Head
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Damnit. ...I just got back from Vegas last week and didn't think you could be on that.  I would have dropped quit a bit on the debt ceiling being inreased.  Not going back till end of September, so I guess I am OBL....BHO....I mean SOL. 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:52 | 1430329 apberusdisvet
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Tyler:  you need to have a  portion of this site showing the most egregious example of propaganda/disinformation  of the day.  Methinks the TOTUS would always win.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:03 | 1430382 oldmanagain
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I think Tyler would win.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:05 | 1430387 jus_lite_reading
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I second that...... TD has no chance against the telepromter machine in office....

nothing but propaganda all day from these bought and paid for whores

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:52 | 1430330 High Plains Drifter
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Can I tweet the President and tell him that the term "pickup basketball game" does not include trying to pick up guys for homosexual sex.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:27 | 1430452 Dr. Richard Head
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That is not very PC.  Call it "GM channel stuffing" instead.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:35 | 1430475 High Plains Drifter
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I used to go to this crazy biker bar on Shepherd drive in Houston , that was called Dickhead's . He used to go by the name of Richard Head.  I thought it was kind of funny.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:53 | 1430335 Commander Cody
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Twitter is for twits not tweets.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:53 | 1430336 DonnieD
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Q - How many points have you knocked off your handicap since you've been Leader of the Free World?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:28 | 1430458 Max Hunter
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Q- How many more countries does the U.S. invades/Bombs before your Nobel prize is recalled?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:29 | 1430461 Dr. Richard Head
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My uhhhhh handicap is actually inversly related to the stock market as a matter of fact.  Well look....ahhhhhhh......I've been hitting the woods fine all day.  It's just that.....ahhhhh......getting out of the woods is the problem. 

Next question please.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:36 | 1430481 francis_sawyer
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as many gimme putts that were conceded & mulligans taken

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:53 | 1430337 Putty
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If my sister can still get credit, why can't the US?  

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:45 | 1430525 Zero Govt
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your Sister still has credit ...the US doesn't have any.. anywhere on the planet!

...except at Bennys place, local junk yard dealer called The Fed for both the Govt and WS, pays top Dollar for any old crap... not surprisingly really but Benny is going out of business shortly   

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:54 | 1430339 Atomizer
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Twat-in-Chief

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:56 | 1430349 High Plains Drifter
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if you told the President that you wanted to post him up down low, he might look at you funny and give you a big smile and a wink.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:57 | 1430353 Zero Govt
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Obumma has certainly provided 'change' from Bush, he's 3 times worse!!!

this is the most inept and incompetent President in US history, no experience and clueless. The only reason you don't know it because just as his campaign was a toxic mushroom cloud of mass media pumped bullshit his protection racket at the biggest spending orgy with the least results in global history is also complete.

Hat tip to the US media for being totally corrupt and rammed with spineless crones with not a single questioning journalist amoung them.

Tune in for 'Kid Gloves with the Kremlin' at Trotsky Twitter 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:00 | 1430369 baby_BLYTHE
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Since day 1 he has outsourced the day-to-day operations to the Federal Reserve and Pentagon.

Can't allow offical business to handicap his golf score

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:21 | 1430418 Zero Govt
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a puppet President then... but aren't they all?

Obumma had the largest campaign funds in history (God Bless America for having the most openly corrupt election system in the world) so shouldn't this translate logically to the largest puppet President in US history? ...sure looks to be playing that way but is anyone with a brain larger than a peanut still surprised what you're going to get with this pay-to-play system? 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:39 | 1430490 I_ate_the_crow
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Obama Administration is three times worse than Bush Administration, eh Zero Govt?

BUSH ADMIN:

9/11, Patriot Act, Illegal war in Iraq, Explosion of spending, Tax cuts for top %, Bailouts of Wall St

OBAMA ADMIN:

Probably a fake BC, Outrageous healthcare expansion, Illegal war in Libya, Continuation of Bush Admin policies on Gitmo, Patriot Act, Iraq/Afghanistan, Bailouts of Wall St, Black Man*

*I agree, this makes his administration 3x worse. Being a criminal and banker puppet should be reserved for white men, the way God intended!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:23 | 1430661 DaveyJones
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It's almost as if...it doesn't matter who we "elect" 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:31 | 1430682 HagbardC
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He's half white, so that means all the dark-skinned racists can hate him too.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:40 | 1430495 francis_sawyer
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"Obumma had the largest campaign funds in history"

Yeah... wasn't it all those $5 donations?... Idiots! PEEPS ought have used the 5 bucks to dig an ounce of silver out of the ground...

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:44 | 1430524 francis_sawyer
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Anyway... The answer to the thread topic ? is easy...

#AskObama Why The Country's Credit Card Is Maxed Out

Answer: Because they haven't raised the debt ceiling yet...

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:56 | 1430564 Zero Govt
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I counted Obumma three times worse than Bush based on his tripling of Bush's historic budget deficits which Obumma criticised and voted against at the time ...when Obumma tripled it he then put out he retracted his previous criticism of Bush running deficits and was wrong...!

...i make him a Triple Turkey on that basis (financially certified by the $$$numbers) and someone who won't vote for Christmas even if it's in the best interests of the country ...so he deserves stuffing too, 3 times for good measure!!!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 16:19 | 1430806 Rynak
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You may want to stop treating official numbers as truth. Large amounts of expenses, especially war-related, were kept off-balance during Bush.

There is no difference between pseudo-leftwing and pseudo-rightwing parties, besides of aesthetic ones.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:25 | 1430938 blunderdog
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Yeah, that's a very odd figure that gets trotted out.  "Tripled budget deficits."

You do realize a big part of the reason for that is because he budgeted the expense of the wars, right?

If he had left Iraq and Afghanistan off-budget, as the previous Administration had done, the budget-deficits wouldn't have changed so dramatically.  But spending wouldn't be any lower.  Federal deficit spending would be just as vast--it just wouldn't be as big a "budget deficit."

As if that matters at all.

Ought to be clear on that.  It's one of that statistics that many folks repeat without understanding, and that can reflect poorly on those of us who hate Obama and are well-informed.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 23:27 | 1431645 francis_sawyer
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"i make him a Triple Turkey on that basis..."

So basically... a Turducken

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 16:03 | 1430766 Rodent Freikorps
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They came in hard corps when someone "accidently" turned off the software that would notice the donation were from China.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:23 | 1430356 hedgeless_horseman
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Is this another good time to buy stocks?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:32 | 1430469 JohnG
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Don't forget about Orangejello's twin brother Lemonjello.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:42 | 1430508 francis_sawyer
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What do the "profit to earnings" statements look like?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:27 | 1430945 blunderdog
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S&P has been way up over the past 7 days of trading.  Don't miss your chance.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:25 | 1430357 Dr. Engali
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Ahhh mr. pwesident.How do you get,like, that nice crease,like, in your pants,like?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:59 | 1430585 Zero Govt
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White House maid... he likes to spread the chores around too like all lazy-arsed good for nothing socialists (thieves hiding behind ideology)

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:58 | 1430361 Sudden Debt
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Dear Mister President.

Last week I was for 2 weeks in New York and during my stay I visited Madame Tusseaud where they had a wax statue of you and your wife.

 

Now here comes my question:

When I watch the news, your wife's ASS looks like A BALLOON! And yet, in the MT musseum I looked... almost normal.

NOW WHAT'S THAT ABOUT?!!

ARE YOU LYING TO THE PUPLIC?

ARE YOU FAKEING A MIRRAGE IN THE EYES OF THE PEOPLE?

 

 

Second question:

If they would ever put your face on a dollar bill, Which colour should they use?

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:02 | 1430377 High Plains Drifter
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come on SD. when she eats all of those french fries, where do you think all that fat goes?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:40 | 1430976 GoinFawr
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Bite your tongue sir! Those aren't 'French' fries, they're Freedom Fries! ('Nobel Peace Fries' would have been acceptable as well).

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:59 | 1430362 Fred123
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Why did you present to the American public a fraudulent birth certificate? #AskObama

Looks like I'll be pre-assigned a bunk in the re-education centers.

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:02 | 1430381 DavidC
Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:01 | 1430372 DavidC
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Pathetic that a US President should be doing this, just pathetic.

DavidC

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:09 | 1430401 cosmictrainwreck
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Entertainment for all those deadbeats sitting aound on their sofas when they should be at work...scum - it's their fault. They demand 24-hour video; what's a Pres to do? He's for da people, right?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:50 | 1430547 NotApplicable
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You seem to be forgetting that the job is nothing but PR. Twitter is no more (or less) of a gimmick that FDR's Fireside Chats.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:04 | 1430384 Rodent Freikorps
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P.S.

I really hate self-playing vids from white house.gov.

WTF, Tyler?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:19 | 1430434 buzzsaw99
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+1 wtf with the autoplay-yes chit?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:51 | 1430553 NotApplicable
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Noscript is your friend.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:05 | 1430389 blindman
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quick, someone submit the question ..
" mr. president, why is it so hard for people to understand
and accept that all money is debt based?"

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:06 | 1430391 SheepDog-One
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LOL what a load of crap.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:07 | 1430392 Dr. Engali
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This is the stupidest fucking thing I've ever seen.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:28 | 1430454 Zero Govt
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yes the quality of actors for US Presidents has been in decline since B-Movie Regan ...we're on 'Made for Television' puppets now.. you can see how supporting-cast actors like Obumma struggles away from the teleprompter to stay in character

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:32 | 1430468 Dr. Engali
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Where in the hell are all the real leaders? Not that I need one,but it would be nice to have somebody in office who isn't selling out the country.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:15 | 1430615 Zero Govt
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if you're looking for political leaders that's easy to find.. look at Obummas campaign sponsors, they're the ones with their hands up this sock-puppets arse

..if you want political leaders forget it.. politics is a parasites game all about ingratiating yourself with sponsors, then saying what people want to hear to get elected and knowing how to return the favour once in office (hint: send taxpayer money their way)... politics is not a game of wisdom and integrity, it's about weasels climbing the slippery pole

...anyone looking for a decent clever man amongst these charlatans is overdosing on hopium 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:32 | 1430690 JustPrintMoreDuh
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Ron Paul 2012

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:53 | 1431009 Zero Govt
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yes decent chap, free marketeer, says many sound responsible things ...absolutely why he is marginalised as a nut-job by the delusional corrupt frauds (the other 99% of DC)

...and precisely because as i explained above politics is all about ingratiating yourself (saying what others want to hear and pleasing your sponsors) and not at all about what you thnk, he doesn't stand a chance

Govt is not about wisdom, it's about feeding the parasites

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:07 | 1430393 oldmanagain
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I think we need to ask Bush, not Obama how the US credit card got wiped out.  I dislike revisionist history without a much longer time period to give at least a glimmer of credibility to a lie.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:25 | 1430648 Zero Govt
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suggest you find a chart of budget deficits through the Bush and Obumma periods then (watch that deficit triple)

...then think who needs 'revising' their "revisionist" history

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:07 | 1430394 Eireann go Brach
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Dear President Obama..."What is the name of the village in Kenya were you born in?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:07 | 1430395 High Plains Drifter
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this is such bullshit....

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:19 | 1430433 Yen Cross
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   +1

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:24 | 1430443 nevadan
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Shades of the interactive TV in Fahrenheit 451.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:08 | 1430397 ATG
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1 Do not fret because of those who are evil
   or be envious of those who do wrong;
2 for like the grass they will soon wither,
   like green plants they will soon die away.

 3 Trust in the LORD and do good;
   dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
4 Take delight in the LORD,
   and he will give you the desires of your heart.

 5 Commit your way to the LORD;
   trust in him and he will do this:
6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn,
   your vindication like the noonday sun.

 7 Be still before the LORD
   and wait patiently for him;
do not fret when people succeed in their ways,
   when they carry out their wicked schemes.

 8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath;
   do not fret—it leads only to evil.
9 For those who are evil will be destroyed,
   but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.

 10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more;
   though you look for them, they will not be found.
11 But the meek will inherit the land
   and enjoy peace and prosperity.

 12 The wicked plot against the righteous
   and gnash their teeth at them;
13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked,
   for he knows their day is coming.

 14 The wicked draw the sword
   and bend the bow
to bring down the poor and needy,
   to slay those whose ways are upright.
15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts,
   and their bows will be broken.

 16 Better the little that the righteous have
   than the wealth of many wicked;
17 for the power of the wicked will be broken,
   but the LORD upholds the righteous.

 18 The blameless spend their days under the LORD’s care,
   and their inheritance will endure forever.
19 In times of disaster they will not wither;
   in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.

 20 But the wicked will perish:
   Though the LORD’s enemies are like the flowers of the field,
   they will be consumed, they will go up in smoke.

 21 The wicked borrow and do not repay,
   but the righteous give generously;
22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land,
   but those he curses will be destroyed.

 23 The LORD makes firm the steps
   of the one who delights in him;
24 though he may stumble, he will not fall,
   for the LORD upholds him with his hand.

 25 I was young and now I am old,
   yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken
   or their children begging bread.
26 They are always generous and lend freely;
   their children will be a blessing.[b]

 27 Turn from evil and do good;
   then you will dwell in the land forever.
28 For the LORD loves the just
   and will not forsake his faithful ones.

   Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed[c];
   the offspring of the wicked will perish.
29 The righteous will inherit the land
   and dwell in it forever.

 30 The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom,
   and their tongues speak what is just.
31 The law of their God is in their hearts;
   their feet do not slip.

 32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous,
   intent on putting them to death;
33 but the LORD will not leave them in the power of the wicked
   or let them be condemned when brought to trial.

 34 Hope in the LORD
   and keep his way.
He will exalt you to inherit the land;
   when the wicked are destroyed, you will see it.

 35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man
   flourishing like a luxuriant native tree,
36 but he soon passed away and was no more;
   though I looked for him, he could not be found.

 37 Consider the blameless, observe the upright;
   a future awaits those who seek peace.[d]
38 But all sinners will be destroyed;
   there will be no future[e] for the wicked.

 39 The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD;
   he is their stronghold in time of trouble.
40 The LORD helps them and delivers them;
   he delivers them from the wicked and saves them,
   because they take refuge in him.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:15 | 1430421 High Plains Drifter
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I agree. But like my Grandfather used to say, sometimes, the Lord needs a little help and I think we should go give Him a little help.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:21 | 1430653 -Michelle-
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Balm in Gilead...

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:39 | 1430704 Sudden Debt
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The Lord as in LORD OF THE RINGS?

 

I love those movies!

 

Are they turning it into a series and are those the titles of the episodes?

 

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 16:12 | 1430792 The Profit Prophet
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You're an ASSHOLE! Go back to school kid!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 16:39 | 1430845 Sudden Debt
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AH! Ned Flanders! The ever friendly christian!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 16:58 | 1430877 The Profit Prophet
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I'm still waiting for an apology Asswipe....or perhaps you would just like to repeat your comments from the Arizona Sand-storm article...that would be more in-line with a person of your high moral character.  In fact, I bet you could be even more offensive if you wanted to try....perhaps this time invoking the name of the Prophet Mohhamed?....or are you simply anti-Catholic/Christian - of the same ilk as the cowardly Bill Maher? 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:38 | 1430970 cahadjis
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Relax. We are allowed to be atheists. Just relax while we scroll down your page filler.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 20:59 | 1431407 The Profit Prophet
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You relax. If you wonder what is bringing down this system, look no further than the macro garbage spewed by Ayn Rand and her devoted followers. I know..I know..just another coincidence that Ayn Rand was an outspoken atheist.

Wake-up moron!

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 14:43 | 1431510 GoinFawr
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Norway seems to be doing alright, and they understand the importance of separating church and state. Though I don't think you could call them 'Ayn Randian'. Coincidence? I guess so, by your line of reasoning.

As long as we're on the subject though, can you name me one theocracy that isn't/wasn't brutally dysfunctional?

Turn the other cheek, ovine!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:09 | 1430398 Yen Cross
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 What do rivers run through? Gullys... / kersplash...

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:10 | 1430405 Eireann go Brach
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Dear President Obama..is that true that you had to get shagged in the arse by the village leader in Kenya to become a man, but since you have turned out to be a woman do you regret not getting shagged by the village leader?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:10 | 1430408 Doyle Hargraves
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F*ck this megalomaniacal assclown! Shades of Kim Jong Il on crack bitchez!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:12 | 1430413 High Plains Drifter
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make ipads here? yeh sure. americans won't work for 2 dollars a day in horrible working conditions.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:13 | 1430415 QQQBall
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A country that makes stuff.... like the bullshit running outta D.C.?

Just another 1.5 years and then we can listen to a new mouthpiece.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:20 | 1430432 Doyle Hargraves
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We make shit here-big macz and toxic debt instruments to unload on the world, and plenty of shit to blow them up with if they aren't buying (sarcasm on). Peace sells...

meet the new mouthpiece boss-same as the old mouthpiece boss...

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHhrZgojY1Q

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umeZtszNShk

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:14 | 1430416 Silver Dreamer
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If anyone ever wonders why we are screwed, all they would need to do is log into Facebook and view the live chat for this event.  Please continue to prepare for the day your money buys nothing.  Oh, and do not forget to prepare for the zombie horde that will follow as well...

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:14 | 1430417 tallen
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Wouldn't be surprised if the questions are all made up by fake users. What a load of balls.

I'd rather put my balls in battery acid than watch this.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:39 | 1430491 pazmaker
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OUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:15 | 1430420 baby_BLYTHE
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"We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded."

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:24 | 1430440 Doyle Hargraves
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Yeah like in Germany-the Gestapo...strong, powerful, well funded, and of course brutally rounding up all dissenters! All the prerequisites of a fully fascist state

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:37 | 1430701 Liquid Courage
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I saw a doc on the Gestapo and life in NAZI-land recently (They Thought They Were Free ... I think it was) and actually the Gestapo was not all that large. Here's the scary part: most of their "intelligence" was gathered by volunteer "good citizens" denouncing their neighbors, friends and even family members. Does that sound a bit familiar?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:42 | 1430716 Doyle Hargraves
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Sure enough it does, a lot of the propaganda machine after WWII was imported here to assist our masters in propaganda. They were given immunity and set up shop in the burgeoning intelligence apparatus at the time. Much of their work is still the foundation for how our masters run things. See something say something is but the latest name for an ongoing campaign to recruit 'good citizens' to aid in the snuffing out of legitimate dissent.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 16:09 | 1430783 Liquid Courage
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See something, say something ... yep, that's what I had in mind. Just noticed, BTW, check the initials: SS, SS

Serindipitous symbolism. Another one of History's little rhyming couplets.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:47 | 1430534 francis_sawyer
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we already have one... It's called the 2nd Amendment

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:40 | 1430707 JustPrintMoreDuh
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Sieg heil das furher Obama!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:15 | 1430422 Rainman
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The Great Windbag transforming himself into the Great Tweetbag ?? Good God, now he plans to boreass the tweeters. It'll never work.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:25 | 1430446 andybev01
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Twitbag; twatbag. Meh.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:15 | 1430423 Seasmoke
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MORE GRANTS ???????.......WTF !!!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:15 | 1430424 QQQBall
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Federal Dollars? Like the Fed Gov't "earns" money....

 

10% of income to student loans and 60% in taxes.  Sounds boolish for consumer spending? hahahahaha!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:36 | 1430476 dbach
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I agree with that 10%, sounds like a college tax essentially which you will pay most of your life. Plain stupid. If you make debt harder to come by (ie not a gov subsidized racket), the colleges will be forced to lower their costs (and tuition) to make it affordable, or at least a worthy investment.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:40 | 1430710 Liquid Courage
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Competition? Market Discipline? Naw, can't have that! What are you, some kind of far-right loonie or something?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:16 | 1430428 jomama
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this is the biggest insult to our intelligence in quite some time.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:22 | 1430437 mayhem_korner
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I'm a minority (I'm a taxpayer).  How much is this fiasco costing me?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:41 | 1430504 andybev01
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Make it easy on yourself. Liquidate everything and send it to the treasury.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:43 | 1430513 Dr. Richard Head
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While....uhhhhhh. the number is hard to quantify.  I can tell you with.........ahhhhhhhh.....great certainty that........ahhhhhhhhh..........it's all of it.

Next question.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:07 | 1430902 karzai_luver
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If there was but a single honest person within a HUNDRED miles of this clown

they would pull the plug on that bitch.

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:28 | 1430676 Sudden Debt
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Don't worry, your kids and grandchildren agreed to pick up the tab.

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:38 | 1430444 Mercury
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This is like Dr. Seuss's Green Eggs and Ham.  He's going to give you the same answer whether you ask it at the White House or over Twitter, on an Ipad or in iambic pentameter.

I'm the central planner, I am, I am.  The government knows best...listen to The Man!  Buy more crap, borrow and spend.  Unicorns and rainbows are just around the bend...

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:27 | 1430453 High Plains Drifter
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the trouble is , that these foreign assholes come here on student visas and don't leave. i mean how long has this gone on.  the muslim invasion started after the javits bill that was rammed through congress in 1965. i used to go to the college library and look around and see all of these chinese people and dotheads, and smelly arabs......i used to get sick of it. even as young as i was, i never liked them being here but i didn't understand what was going on then. when they started aborting children in 1970, the colleges needed warm bodies. so they started letting foreign students come here and study. the problem is however, that they overstay their welcome. they are not imbedded here. this country is dead, as we have known it.  americans can't even find adequate employment and this was always the problem for a long time. it is totally unfair that companies hire these foreigners at a cheaper rate than americans , and do it on the H1B visas, etc.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:10 | 1430908 karzai_luver
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You are nuts or retarded.

THe avg normal home breed fatass bum won't get off his ass to work.

Give me an illegal or CHinese or Indian that wants to work everyday.

 

THe normal us born merikan can't be bothered to work for a living anymor.

 

THat's the problem and has been for a long long time.

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:34 | 1430963 Rodent Freikorps
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The new rule for western governments is:

If your population isn't slavish enough, import a new one.

It's all the rage.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:28 | 1430456 UTICA CLUB XX PURE
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I can't stand this Marxist retard-head....

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:02 | 1430594 I_ate_the_crow
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Brilliant contribution, thank you.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:29 | 1430460 Franken_Stein
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Yes Germany is investing in it.

Mercedes is a shareholder of Elon Musk's Tesla Motors.

 

Gee, a jewish inventor shaking the hands of the CEO of a company which provided cars to Hitler and the SS.

Times are changing.

 

Btw, recently jewish Mieczyslaw "Mietek" Pemper died here in Germany.

Yeah that's right. Not in Poland. In Germany, the country of his people's murderer's.

 

He was Amon Göth's personal translator and secretary in Auschwitz and was depicted by Ben Kingsley in Spielberg's 1993 movie "Schindler's list".

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mietek_Pemper

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:30 | 1430463 dbach
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The biggest problem I have with the questions so far is that they are all phrased - "what will the government do... to help me"

JFK had an answer to this stupid question. Additionally, the government doesn't do stuff for free, and this is what is lost on these people.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:18 | 1430646 flacorps
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JFK did provide some actual help in the form of executive order 11110. Which got him killed. A repeat would earn Obama the same sentence, but at least we'd know which side he was on.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:32 | 1430464 Sudden Debt
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Dear Fellow Titanic Passengers!

We are experiencing some difficulties because somebody dropped some ice on the upper-deck.

For this inconvenience WE OFFER FREE CUPCAKES ON DECK 4 FOR 3rd CLASS PASSENGERS!!

All first class passengers need to report on the upper-deck near the life boat for questionning about who dropped the ice! THOSE WHO DROPPED IT WILL BE PUT IN THE LIFEBOATS AND MUST ROW AT LEAST 1 MILE AWAY FROM THE TITANIC AND STAY THERE UNTILL ANOTHER BOAT PICKS THEM UP!!

 

We are doing this to show the 3rd class passengers that justice always prevails!! THERE WILL BE NO ESCAPING FROM YOUR PENALTIES!!

 

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:02 | 1430589 The Profit Prophet
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STFUAH!

T.E.I.N. everyone!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 16:55 | 1430867 Sudden Debt
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You don't get out much now do you? :)

 

and what the fuck is T.E.I.N.?

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:09 | 1430905 The Profit Prophet
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Isn't it obvious? It's a Arabic acronym that means: "Turn against Sudden Debt"

T.E.I.N. everyone!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 23:36 | 1431662 StychoKiller
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I have it on good, Christian authority that we have until October 21st to play...

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:31 | 1430465 High Plains Drifter
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that liar and traitor speaker boehner got through with a question. isn't that amazing?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:32 | 1430471 SheepDog-One
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Obama, you suck balls. Talking about how great you are, while the country burns to the ground. Again, you suck.

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