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A Dash Of Hair Transplant And Just Add Laughter

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We always said that the presidential race in a country in which 40% of spending on wars, entitlements, interest on said debt, etc. is funded by debt (purchased mostly by foreigners and monetized by the Fed), is moot, and is merely one big tragicomedy designed to evoke nothing but laughter (especially since it is the creditors who call the shots). Today, we see that at least Joe Biden got the memo.

And for some more laughs, this.

 

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Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:32 | 2879963 Aziz
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Fuck Ryan looks like Julian Assange after a 3 month crack binge.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:45 | 2879983 eatthebanksters
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meth...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:50 | 2879991 Deo vindice
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Pot ... meet kettle.

Both of you are cooked (or is that crooked).

Ah, what's a letter between friends?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:57 | 2879998 Precious
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Who the fuck is Shelby White?  Some lefty cunt?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:08 | 2880016 KK Tipton
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"Some lefty cunt?"

 

Yeah, they do the best Photoshops...and video:

Bush - state of the union speech - YouTube - http://youtu.be/QYCYkB_zuJI

The real speech of George W Bush - YouTube - http://youtu.be/RYvfxvDwJxA

 

Where are the Obama versions? I mean, *quality* ones like these?
Righties are slipping.

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:53 | 2880066 Precious
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Fuck off, dipshit.

Go dream about getting another four years of blow jobs by two unemployable lawyers.

Makes no difference in my life whatever happens.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:22 | 2880119 KK Tipton
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Sounds like it does make a difference.

 

I demand maximum entertainment from my propaganda!
It's an American right...or something.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 05:42 | 2880241 malikai
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Meanwhile, the Nobel committee is hard at work granting peace prizes to.... The EU:

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/world/europe/norway-nobel-peace-prize/...

LOL.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:56 | 2880613 Nikao7
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A real shocker considering they gave it to The Teleprompter in Chief before he even had a chance to get settled into the Black House(Because there is nothing pure about what transpires at that house).

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:50 | 2880733 economics9698
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"Today war between Germany and France is unthinkable."  Oh fuck the Krauts must be getting ready to kill some frogs.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 12:44 | 2882085 knukles
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(sound of Leopard III's idling in forest)

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 04:35 | 2880190 Monedas
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Damage control !  Shelby picks out Biden's more charming laugh moments .... repeats them in a loop .... with no context .... then all his stupid, rude moments  are on the cutting room floor .... this is putting lipstick on a pig !     The leftist cunt is publicly admitting they have a problem .... the spin is on !    At least Biden had a bit of charm .... the negro in chief had none to repeat in a video loop .... Obama just had this hurt, mean, dangerous nigger look .... like OJ had before he cut those lover's white throats and nicked their neckbones !     The other two were used to provide cover for Biden and give him some company .... I couldn't run the clips .... I just know liberal spin !

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:56 | 2880751 economics9698
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Biden is a lazy cunt who never worked a day in his life.  Oh fuck that’s all politicians, except the douche bag Grayson who cleaned toilets at HAVARD, Yid heaven. 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 13:19 | 2882205 goldfish1
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On the other hand...nice dental work.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:38 | 2880065 vast-dom
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BE A TRUE PATRIOT THIS YEAR AND DO NOT VOTE!

 

LIARS AND SOCIOPATHS THAT CANNOT MIND THEIR BUSINESS. BIG GOV BIG SPYING ON POPULACE AND THREAT OF REVERSING ROE V. WADE. WE ARE FUCKED EITHER WAY!

it will end badly with either party

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:01 | 2880098 Cliff Claven Cheers
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Hey dipshit did you know that only about 50% of eligible voters vote.  How do you think we got here. 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:24 | 2880122 SilverFish
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What makes you so certain that if the voting numbers were larger we would be in any different position than we are now?

 

Doesn't really matter if its 10 people or 10 million people voting to regulate how you live. The results are still the same.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:50 | 2880596 potlatch
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let me guess: some form of social organization?

 

did I get it right?  did I?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 11:16 | 2881763 SilverFish
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Just once, i'd like to see the two guys that are on the ballot get less votes than someone that is not. Not even because i'd particularly like the 3rd guy, but because it would send a message that we dont have to vote for the 2 that are spoon fed to us every 4 years. I'm done with that game myself.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:52 | 2880601 jeff montanye
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and yet dennis kucinich ('08) and ron paul ('08 and '12) both ran for president.  had they gotten the most votes in the primaries they probably would have been nominees for president (and assassination).  of course given the near infinite cognitive dissonance produced by examining the obama campaign and subsequent administration, who knows what they would have done in office.

but the point is, there are choices but the vast majority of voters don't seem interested.  perhaps interesting times will make a difference. 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:38 | 2880170 vast-dom
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certainly the 50% that down voted me are mindless patriots that just don't get it. how can anyone vote for these mentally ill people? how can anyone vote to be fucked over? how can anyone vote? land of the sheeple, home of the muppets -- you are voting to be droned without a trial -- you are voting to ensure that you will be guilty before proven innocent -- war on drugs, war on terror, war on tax cheats, war on thought crimes, internet, selling, buying, breathing, WAR ON YOU, EACH AND EVERYONE ONE OF YOU and that is what your vote is for and only an insane person would vote for that.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 05:45 | 2880310 malikai
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I for one, will definitely be voting this year. Come hell or high water.

The only question is who do I vote for?

Flying Spaghetti Monster or J.R. Bob Dobbs?

It's a tough choice.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:00 | 2880621 jeff montanye
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gary johnson or jil stein are way better than obama or romney.

however if restricting oneself to the later two, i would think one has to go with romney as we know what obama would do as president. however romney's seemingly even more servile stance (if prone is a stance) toward the likud does give one pause.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:41 | 2880710 Conchy Joe
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Woah - if those were really our choices - that would be easy - vote for slack!

It's like Hope and Change but without the pretentiousness of being "progressive"

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 08:15 | 2880802 Ljoot
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Can I write myself in? I'm all for a four-year golf vacation!

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:43 | 2880586 awakening
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Good choice of word there, 'insane', when you put to mind the famous definition of that word by Albert Einstein.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:50 | 2880595 Watauga
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One day, grasshopper, you may understand that the world is not black and white.  It is at least an infinite variety of gray, and occasionally color pops up in individual lives (e.g., a wedding day, the birth of a child, a baptism).  To vote is not to be one of the "sheeple" or "muppets."  To vote is to at least attempt to express ones views and interests in a nation (1) the vote is still relatively violence-free, and (2) may actually mean something, at least at the local level.  Even at the Presidential level, the choice is a real one, if only in terms of degrees.  Does anyone doubt that an Obama Presidency would lead to one of two outcomes?  Assuming a Republican-controlled House, at least, an Obama Presidency would mean either stalemate or a collapse by the Republican resistance and the implementation of still further Statism.  A Romney Presidency may not be all that you want, but is almost certain to be less aggressive in expanding government in our lives (even if the drones will still be deployed, even if debt will still rise, even if we risk still further wars).  We will pay less in federal taxes under Romney, we may be able to rid Obamacare from our lives, govt regulations will be reduced, or slowed, and, with any luck, the criminals running State, Justice, and DOD will be removed and replaced with honest, decent people (something I believe we really have not had for decades).  Grasshopper, no one with an ounce of brains who votes is voting for what you seem to think he is voting for.  Accept that someone is going to run this country.  Of the two possibilities at the top, it is clear that Romney, while far from ideal, is the lesser of two evils.  I would say that not voting, or voting for Obama, is the insane thing, unless, of course, sanity means support to accelerate the collapse and chaos. 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:06 | 2880644 jeff montanye
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you are one hell of an optimist, particularly " the criminals running State, Justice, and DOD will be removed and replaced with honest, decent people."  

romney's record against corruption in massachusetts does offer the tiniest sliver of hope for the possible prosecution of the banksters (like nixon to china).

clearly obama is a failure. 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 09:57 | 2881143 V in PA
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Exactly. Damn near everyone in here is thinking on the National level. Just like the Federal monster wants you to. Change happens at the local level, and quite frankly actually impacts your daily life. Bush, Obama = no real difference in my life. The local zoning board approving the building of a Target down the street, or the school board raising property taxes affects me directly.

 

VOTE for local at least.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 10:18 | 2881293 blunderdog
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The "insane" part is thinking it could possibly make any difference at all whether it's Romney or Obama in the WH come next January.

If someone who wasn't a member of Dems or Repubs was electable, it'd make sense to vote for him/her.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 13:21 | 2882208 goldfish1
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One word, my friend and that's Diebold.

 

Diebold votes for us.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 04:35 | 2880204 Kiwi Pete
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If you can't stand wither of the main parties why don't you vote for one of the others? It's not just a 2 horse race. Here for example is a link to the Green Party candidate Jill Stein (http://www.gp.org/2012/) who seems a very reasonable alternitive. Here's the ending paragraphs from the link:

 

 

The Presidential Campaign is once again upon us. Every four years we're told don't waste your vote on a minor party candidate, you'll only be throwing your vote away.

The population of the United States is now over 300,000,000. Our country has 5 major TV broadcast networks, and hundreds more on cable or satellite; dozens of brands of toothpaste to choose from; countless phone companies, land-line, cable or VOIP to signup with. We can walk into any food store and choose from white bread, wheat bread, rye bread, onion bread, canadian white bread, jewish rye bread, pumpernickel, potato and jalapeño pepper bread, but we're expected to be content with only two political parties representing our interests?

Why must we continue to accept that only candidates such as Obama, Romney, Gingrich, Santorum and Paul have earned the right to run for President? Limiting the number of choices only limits our Democracy. If we're only supposed to vote for and support winners, than why in God's name is anyone still supporting the Chicago Cubs? Why are we willing to accept multiple choices in every aspect of our lives, but not in politics?

We cannot expect the government in Washington to consider the interests of ordinary citizens more important than corporate lobbyists if all we do is come to out to vote every four years. We must be willing to work for change at the local and state levels as well.

When you mark your ballot come November, are you going to vote for a candidate that readily admits he doesn't care for the poor; are you going to vote for a candidate that asked for, and received permission to order the assassination of American citizens? How can you?

This year, more than any ever, it's time to break the two-party / no choice option and Vote Green Party. Vote for the only political party that represents the best of what America once stood for. 

 

 

Check out the policies of the Green Party and I think you'll find yourself agreeing with a lot of them. (Disclaimer: I am a member of the Green Party of NZ)

 

 

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 04:47 | 2880209 Monedas
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Just because you have the right to vote .... doesn't mean your vote contributes to a positive outcome .... many would contribute by not voting and sharing their vote with all who do !   You can decide not not vote .... BUT YOU CANNOT NULLIFY THE POLITICAL POWER OF YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE .... hence the famous Monedian quip:  "You can't not vote !"

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 13:22 | 2882214 goldfish1
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BUT YOU CANNOT NULLIFY THE POLITICAL POWER OF YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE

Diebold nullifies it for us.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 04:57 | 2880213 Lebensphilosoph
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It's never that simple. While I'd like to vote UKIP here, and although I can't stand the Tories, I'll vote for the latter just to keep the Marxists of New Labour and the Liberal Democrats out of power, because they are that much worse.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:47 | 2880590 Kiwi Pete
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Yes but it is simpler in the US as it doesn't matter which of the main parties get in, the policies remain the same. I mean Bush may as well have won a third term for all that changed after the last election.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:05 | 2880640 bigkahuna
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Technically, this is Bush/Cheney's third term. No matter who wins this election, it will be technically (O), or by proxy (R), Bush/Cheney's fourth term.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:43 | 2880713 Conchy Joe
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You think Bush could have pulled of 6-10 trillion in 4 years? NO WAY

It took a "savior of the people" and a supermajority to pull off the greatest theft in all of history

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 08:47 | 2880866 Conchy Joe
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Awwww - I forget how obvious truths pain the idealist sheep.

If it makes you feel better - your team won the thieving competition hands down.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 10:23 | 2881423 blunderdog
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Nah, you're just an idiot.  Obama didn't do much to increase spending: this is all demographics.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:55 | 2880610 awakening
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I'm not a fan of one world policies tyvm.

For those who missed it:

'For comprehensive Earth action, an all-of-the-Earth representative democracy is required. That is, a global parliament.'

http://greensmps.org.au/content/news-stories/bob-brown-delivers-3rd-annu...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 08:11 | 2880791 northerngirl
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However, not to vote is to vote.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 10:35 | 2881613 Honey Badger
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A true patriot would vote by writing in Ron Paul.  Almost the same as not voting in consequence, but miles apart in integrity.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 08:34 | 2880843 Whoa Dammit
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Biden looked like he was doing an infomercial for dentures.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:54 | 2880000 A Nanny Moose
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Aidan Quinn

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:56 | 2880002 Audacity17
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Coccaine is a helluva drug...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:24 | 2880042 Ignatius
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Yeah, if ya want a limp dick and a nosebleed.  Pryor had it right "Man I was doing coke with some dude and we had the same conversation for a week:  'Got any more?' "  It is good 'stripper bait', true.

I tried watching some of the action and when I tuned in the subject was Foreign Policy.  I was really beginning to enjoy watching Ryan stepping from one shit bucket to the next, but then Heir Moderator drags the conversation to "How has God informed your life?" which seemed ridiculous as I didn't get that any concept as big as God had ever informed anything in either of their lives.  They'll say He does, but I just doubt it.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:03 | 2880632 potlatch
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"as I didn't get that any concept as big as God had ever informed anything in either of their lives.  They'll say He does, but I just doubt it."

 

hah, nicely said.  Agree!  And spoken like a true Ignatian lol.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 09:15 | 2880988 ATM
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Superfreak! Superfreak! He's super freaky! 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:28 | 2880052 williambanzai7
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BALD LIAR

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:40 | 2880067 Precious
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We already know you're a lefty cunt, Billie. 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:02 | 2880143 williambanzai7
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Technically you are correct I am left handed. However, politically speaking, you are a hairless pudenda of a moron.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 04:59 | 2880211 Monedas
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"Lefty cunts don't  freely grant equal time .... they don't even admit their bias to themselves .... the really cynical ones do .... where's the video/foto balance for Shelby and Billie .... I can't carry all the water .... even with my devilish wit ?"

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 08:27 | 2880830 petolo
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How dare you malign our Billy. May the black birds of Hades bring you lots of gifts. Maybe a prosthetic spine.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 08:52 | 2880889 Chump
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What is this "we" business??  Anyone who is familiar with Sir Banzai's work knows he skewers everyone on the entire political spectrum.

It's Friday dude don't start it out by being a dick.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:55 | 2880089 Supernova Born
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James Carville resents having his head used in a parody of a Republican.

Plugs, veneer, insane-grinning and this is what gets the attention of your genius?

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:22 | 2880096 Precious
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Demosnots vs Rebombicans.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:29 | 2880167 StychoKiller
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Decepticrats vs. Republicons...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 09:41 | 2881096 GMadScientist
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"The monkeys didn't want anyone to know they could talk because Democrats would make them pay to stay on their own land and Republicans would try to turn them into engine lathe operators."

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:38 | 2880582 SmallerGovNow2
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WB7 still trapped in mom's basement...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:01 | 2880097 billsykes
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adrnochrome binge.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:32 | 2879965 Manipuflation
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I am voting for the only clear choice:  Albert Jay Nock

http://mises.org/daily/3255

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:54 | 2879994 Deo vindice
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You know the real sad thing is that both of these guys would be debating against Ron Paul.

So much for choice.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:57 | 2880004 ClassicalLib17
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Ron Paul was not a vice presidential candidate.  Got nothing intelligent to say?  Shut the fuck up

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:14 | 2880026 Deo vindice
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OK. I am going to type this really s-l-o-w-l-y so you can grasp my comment.

I am talking about ideas, not personalities.

Now go practice what you preach and don't type out loud when you got nothing intelligent to say.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:40 | 2880054 Oh regional Indian
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*types r...e....a...l...l....y ssssssssslowly..*

 

Ron Paul is/was a Set-up for all Libertarians looking for a leader.

Do you see the inherent logical flaw in my statement above? 

FRAUD. PERPETRATED. DONE. DUSTED.

If you believed for a minute that a "people's champion" and a "I'm so hard for my money" was anything other than a strawman, a feint, a scam you've been had.

Now go study some "real" reality...

http://thedailyknell.wordpress.com/2012/10/08/how-money-power-controls-the-libertarian-movement-in-the-21st-century/

 

ori

PS: A good tactic in general is called Following Da Money. It always leads to uncomfortable answers.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:44 | 2880078 Cliff Claven Cheers
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Hey Oh looks like the whole night shift gang is here. 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:21 | 2880118 Oh regional Indian
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Indeed C3

You mean the Chain gang of course...

I am chained to my lies, will be chained till I dies, casting my vote to my leader, bottom feeder, money bomber, Randy like Quaid, gonna get paid.....

In Hard Money Hevunnnnnnn....

An OWED to Pon Raul. ;-)

ori

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 05:04 | 2880216 Monedas
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Cast your lotus flower ballot into the Black Hole of Calcutta !

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:20 | 2880113 Radical Marijuana
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Yeah, IF Ron Paul became a real, serious threat, he would get assassinated.

How could there be any significant opposition to the established trillionaire mass murders? There can only be insignficant opposition, or controlled opposition. The ONLY way that the established systems could be defeated is that they defeat themselves, by too much of their own "success" driving them mad, and thus they destroy themselves. After that, thereupon, for a short while, it may be possible for some realistic opposition to emerge, inside of that social chaos, until some new elite emerges, to take back control of their fake opposition.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:45 | 2880135 KK Tipton
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Well, there could be a big asteroid thingy.....

 

Or Krugman's Star People could return.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 04:19 | 2880193 elementary
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Cannot even believe that an imbecile like Biden is taken seriously. FUCK BIDEN!!!!!!!! Go sniff a line with your slut daughter.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:26 | 2880154 KK Tipton
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Bitchin' article link ORI.

I just have to repost this part for all the link click challenged folks here.
They can't say they never saw it. As ZH Diogenes L said:

"It's possible to annihilate a lie simply by becoming aware of it"

 

"As documented in The Daily Bell Hoax?, blogger (and libertarian sympathizer) Lila Rajiva recently revealed that Ron Paul had a longtime partnership with James Dale Davidson, founder (with Lord William Rees-Mogg) of the financial conglomerate Agora Inc. Through the Agora network, Davidson, Rees-Mogg, and executives Bill Bonner and Addison Wiggin control most of the “hard-money” investment newsletters and “free-market” websites in the West, most of them ferociously pro-Paul."

"Although Davidson and Rees-Mogg apparently promote pseudo-libertarian solutions and “free-market” thinking, both are bona fide members of the highest elite circles. Davidson was likely a Rhodes scholar (although he does not publicize this information), a leading indicator of acceptance into elite British circles.

His partner Rees-Mogg was a longtime editor of the Times and a member of the governing council of the BBC. He is a member of the very select Roxburghe Club and apparently has ties to the Pilgrims Society. He also belongs to The Other Club, together with British and Zionist aristocrats such as the Cecils, Howards, Cavendishes, Rothschilds, and Oppenheimers. Rees-Mogg is also on the board of Rothschild’s St. James Place Capital.

Rees-Mogg and Davidson apparently work in tandem with mainstream British journalist Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, whose father was a military intelligence officer and who has long been suspected of being an intelligence asset himself. It is surely no accident that Evans-Pritchard, known for his anti-Clinton crusade and hard-money sympathies, is one of the few mainstream journalists frequently cited by Wile’s Daily Bell, but very few readers would suspect that they are essentially partners.

Although Rees-Mogg is associated with the Libertarian movement, he would be more accurately described as a fascist. In an article entitled “It’s the Elites Who Matter”, published in the Times in January 1995, Rees-Mogg publicly called for limiting education to the top 5% of the population, creating an elite that would be ideally positioned to dominate the remaining 95% of the people after Rees-Mogg’s so-called “Information Revolution” would bring in a feudalist dystopia.

Soon after Davidson and Rees-Mogg published The Sovereign Individual in 1997, they founded the Sovereign Society, another Agora offshoot. Besides Davidson and Rees-Mogg, the Board of Advisors of the Sovereign Society has included over the years some of the best-known names in the “hard money” community, such as Doug Casey (a classmate of future president Clinton in Jesuit hotbed Georgetown University), CIA asset Mark Skousen (son of a FBI agent and nephew of J. Edgar Hoover’s assistant Cleon Skousen), perennial libertarian candidate Harry Browne, the Aden Sisters (Pamela and Mary-Ann), and Daily Bell advisor Ron Holland.

Casey also founded the Eris Society, a group of “free thinkers” who meet annually. Among the past speakers at Eris Society meetings, we find the names of Ron Paul, Skousen, Browne, Davidson, “Uncle” Richard Maybury, and investor Jim Rogers. Already in 1994, Casey, Davidson, and Skousen were collaborating on a presentation about “ERIS Island”, indicating that their partnership predates the foundation of the Sovereign Society.

Another Agora spin-off is the FreedomFest, the “world’s largest gathering of free minds”. While FreedomFest claims to be independent and “not affiliated with any organization or think-tank”, we find that it is coordinated by Skousen and Holland’s wife Tami, and that speakers associated with Agora are regularly invited. Perhaps surprisingly, Bilderberger Peter Thiel was featured as a keynote speaker in 2011."

 

Now, you can trace these corporations and people back to specific circles of power:

https://wikispooks.com/ISGP/intro.htm

"On the conservative side the John Birch Society, the Liberty Lobby and its various descendants have been beating the anti-United Nations, anti-CFR, anti-Bilderberg and anti-global warming theory drum. Seeing how especially the John Birch Society was interlocked with Western Goals and the top-level American Security Council, does one really think the John Birchers or Liberty Lobby ever represented the "small man"? No, they didn't. They never went after the Kennedy assassination or 9/11, except when they could pin minor aspects on "liberals" or "zionists". Why? Maybe because MacArthur's fascist generals and Shackley's CIA colleagues were running these organizations, some of whom, including Shackley himself, having been tied to the assassination. You're not safe either in Great Britain. Look at Lord Monckton, a superhero in the conspiracy movement for his paper 35 Inconvenient Truths and willingness to challenge Al Gore's global warming theories in public. Just check out his family history I would say. It's a tale of Pilgrims Society and Knights of Malta members, of MI6 station chiefs, the mercenary firm Defence Systems Limited and government assassins as Stephan Kock."

Three_establishment_model - http://bit.ly/QVdiKz

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 05:33 | 2880223 Disenchanted
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A favorite of some around here, G. Edward Griffin is a long time JBSer...Eustace Mullins however was not a fan of the John Birch Society.

 

"The Rockefellers were also active on the 'right wing' front through their sponsorship of the John Birch Society. To enable Robert Welch, a 32nd degree Mason, to devote all of his time to the Society, Nelson Rockefeller purchased his family firm, the Welch Candy Company, from him at a handsome price. Welch chose the principal officers of the Society from his acquaintances at the Council on Foreign Relations. For years afterwards, American patriots were puzzled by the consistent inability of the John Birch Society to move forward on any of its well-advertised 'anti-Communist' goals. The fact that the Society had been set up at the behest of the backers of the world Communist revolution may have played some role in this development. Other patriots wondered why most American conservative writers, including the present writer, were steadily blacklisted by the Society for some thirty years. Despite thousands of requests from would-be book buyers, the Society refused to review or list any of my books. After several decades of futility, the Society was totally discredited by its own record." --Eustace Mullins, Murder By Injection, Staunton VA: National Council for Medical Research, 1988: 340-1

 

For more on the JBS see here: http://www.thebirdman.org/Index/NetLoss/NetLoss-Oliver.html

Libertarianism connections: http://realcurrencies.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/libertarianism_connect...

(Solid lines [in above chart at second link] refer to funding and dashed lines refer to mostly ideological connections)

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:02 | 2880009 Fukushima Sam
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Send a message; write in RON PAUL.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:19 | 2880029 Blizzard_Esq
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You're not sending a message other than defeatism. Vote to oust Obama and his cronyies from Chicago (i.e. Timothy Geithner) by voting for Romney. He has the only chance to beat Obama.

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:23 | 2880039 prains
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and oh what a great chance that will be / sarc

go red go blue no wait go fuchsia

 

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Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:25 | 2880041 a growing concern
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How is that a better choice at all?  If Romney wins, we'll have boots on the ground in Iran so fast it would make your head spin.  At least now with the gridlock in Congress, Obama is pretty well kept in check and can't get anything done (other than accelerating our bankruptcy).

 

Fucked either way.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:27 | 2880102 zhandax
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Since when does he need congress' help to cause problems?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:47 | 2880589 SmallerGovNow2
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Obama will dictate his way to dictatorship.  At least with Romney we can slow the momentum until we can convince enough people that a Ron or Rand Paul is what is needed...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:53 | 2880747 Conchy Joe
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Really - it's hard to believe that any real ZH people don't get the math here - isn't that what most of us are supposed to be good at?

Romney is certainly "approved" by TPTB - that has been the case since the beginning of time. Sorry you weren't told before.

We are on a path that is unsustainable and has been accelerateed in the past 4 years like no other time in world history.

Obama fans don't care - they feel good cause their man is in and the checks are coming - fuck how they are coming - they aren't concerned.

You wanted Ron Paul - he's not there. A vote for him is a vote for Obama.

We have to pick between a master fuck up and someone who is yet to fuck up.

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 09:13 | 2880972 spanish inquisition
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It's the same guy. TPTB "approve" both candidates, they will both be a good middle manager that can take orders, That is why the policies have been the same for the last decade or so. Under Bush, the people and big banks got their checks, under Obama the people and banks still get their checks, under the next president it will be the same if he is Red or Blue.

The control mechanism is the "if you don't vote Red or Blue, your vote is wasted".

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:52 | 2880088 RiotActing
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You are clueless... you think people from Chicago are controlling the country? fuck the electorate is fucking stooooopid...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:48 | 2880592 SmallerGovNow2
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To wit, google youtube for "Obamaphone"....

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:17 | 2880566 Withdrawn Sanction
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You're not sending a message other than defeatism. Vote to oust Obama

If this thing is going to unravel (and that's the high probability bet, IMHO), whoever is "elected" in Nov faces the distinct probability of being a modern day Herbert Hoover.

Much as the Republicans deserve such a fate for all their craven boot licking, the Democrats perhaps deserve it more.  For them it will be the "bloody shirt" all over again.  Either way it turns out, could not happen to a nicer bunch of sociopaths.

A vote for the lesser of 2 evils, is still a vote for evil.  Dont sanction evil.  Dont vote.  

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:18 | 2880030 ClassicalLib17
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Closet Obama supporter

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:28 | 2880049 prains
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fuckwit |?f?k?wit|noun chiefly Brit., vulgar slanga stupid or contemptible person (often used as a general term of abuse).

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:47 | 2880083 Cliff Claven Cheers
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A Kenyan, a constitutional lawyer and a muslim walk into a bar and the bar tender says "What can I get you Mr. President?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:05 | 2880100 hannah
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what do you call a black that is president of the united states, has a phd, a masters and and a law degree.....?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:11 | 2880109 Cliff Claven Cheers
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Tell me, I give up.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:30 | 2880168 The Proletariat
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Not a very bright bartender....He should have said:  GET THE FUCK OUT OF HERE!

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:56 | 2880183 Manipuflation
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Well, even if you really are.  I am still voting for AJN.  Amazing is it not?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:50 | 2880087 RiotActing
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Here's your message...

FUCK RON PAUL

"Oh, Im going to take this to the convention no matter what!!" - Ron Paul

"No you're not" - The Fed

"Oh ok, I'll just go home to my family then.... I was just running interference anyway, dont know how anyone couldnt see that after my son endorsed Romney while I was still running" - Ron Paul

Therefore....

FUCK RON PAUL

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:51 | 2880180 Manipuflation
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Quality observation.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:11 | 2880153 Quantum Nucleonics
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A write in for Ron Paul is a vote to re-nominate Ben Bernanke.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 13:29 | 2882238 Stares straight...
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Who are you Fukushima Sam? Stephanie Cutter?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5g9c_mhcxk

 

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:05 | 2880084 RiotActing
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*Edit Double post....

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:03 | 2880145 Manipuflation
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Well, there actually IS someone out there on ZH who understands AJN.  That is acually is a pretty good ratio for ANY website.

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:35 | 2879969 RSloane
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Ugh, that pic, it hurts.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:37 | 2879970 Dr. Engali
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Lol..... I needed a good laugh after perusing other web sites and reading the arguments back and forth about " their guy " winning. Retards are too stupid to realize that it's all political theater, and both sides are picking their pockets. We have a bunch of ignorant people in this country.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:57 | 2880005 RSloane
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How can anyone look at either of those clowns and yell "He won! YAY!" Especially Biden. Jesus God. He's one heart beat away from becoming president right now. Ryan was like a ghost character in a kabuki dance. Form but no substance. As an American, it was downright embarassing to witness.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:03 | 2880010 ClassicalLib17
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Fuck you too, Doc.  I bet the political leadership of your municipality is just as broken.  That would make you just another fucking useless whiner.  Why not step up to the plate and run for office, local office, that is, and try to change the system from the ground up, like I did last year(a work in progress that has not made me the most popular elected official in my community.)  I used to enjoy reading this blogsite, but it has devolved into a whiners club without a leader.  Go fuck yourselves 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:24 | 2880040 Deo vindice
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ClassicalLib17, you are a miracle-worker. You almost make me miss MillionDollarBonus.

Your professed humility is only exceeded by your arrogance.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:25 | 2880044 prains
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fuckwit |?f?k?wit|noun chiefly Brit., vulgar slanga stupid or contemptible person (often used as a general term of abuse).

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:53 | 2880085 Cliff Claven Cheers
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Can't we all just get along?  Oh thats right this site is full of pussies and libtards, no offense to actual real pussies.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:46 | 2880178 Manipuflation
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It would seem the answer is NO.  Anyone who loved Cheers should watch it again to see if they still think they love it.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:54 | 2880091 RiotActing
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Go back to where you came from tough guy...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:20 | 2880117 Manipuflation
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@classicallib17

In my opinion, not that it is worth much, your statement is not helping matters much.  I appreciate your efforts as I am an elected GOP "officer" of the libertarian persuasion.  I can certainly believe that that you are not popular.  "We" started in 2008 for Ron Paul, and many of us lost our good paying, health, dental and the rest coverage paying jobs.  I was the last to lose mine last May because I would not give up.(do have another decent payer now though)

We took over an entire Senate District Executive Committee in 2009 and were the only ones in the state to do so.  I took over Treasury and found..."Issues".  We made people angry.  Long story but you can imagine...

Just so you know CL17, I am going to help out the Classical Liberal SD co-chair of that earlier commitee tomorrow who finds himself in some financial trouble right now.  It's going to be a trip to Costco.  I didn't forget him and I have to make a special trip to do it.  I will make sure that he and his family have the basic needs.  I am probably even going to buy their kids some candy.

One never knows when the shit will hit the fan.  I will pay for what his family needs this time.  This is our libertarian way of "socialism".  Trust me, he HATES it and really didn't even technically ask me.  I know what I have to do.

I am going to take care of people who believe in liberty as best I can and I sure as hell hope you will too.

    

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:39 | 2880172 Manipuflation
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OK, fuck it.  He goes on welfare.  That better now? 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:10 | 2880021 Manipuflation
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I can assure you Dr. E, that my candidate posesses all of the qualities that we are looking for.  Humor me and please do at least start to read the link I first posted on this thread regarding AJN.  It is extremely interesting and informative.  Since you are a leader here on ZH, I would suggest that you consider leading.

You stated the following:

"Retards are too stupid to realize that it's all political theater, and both sides are picking their pockets. We have a bunch of ignorant people in this country."

I agree, but what is the solution?  Reading is relatively low cost in capital output to obtain pertinent information.

I will state the following:  Most people are too lazy to read anything more than a clever one liner.

Here follows the link again:

http://mises.org/daily/3255 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:06 | 2880101 hannah
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i am tired of being called a retard. i can count to potatoe....

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:54 | 2880140 TeamDepends
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It's potatwo.  So sorry...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:54 | 2880141 KK Tipton
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And there you ave' it:

 

"The French or English can turn out an unsatisfactory public servant at any time. They do not have to wait four years; they can do it in four hours. They have the political machinery for doing that, and we have not; if we had, Mr. Hoover would probably have gone out of office at least two years and a half ago. My point is that people who have no machinery for making their political will immediately effective cannot reasonably be expected to take much interest in a mere hopeful registration of what they want."

 

Lots of "free" and "brave" running around...with no *power*.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 03:16 | 2880155 Manipuflation
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KK Tipton appears to be able to read.  Good starting point.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 04:09 | 2880186 KK Tipton
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Of course.

 

Most of what's discussed here at ZH has been done to death by better thinkers.
Before 1933 that is...like, try 1870 and earlier.

People were more advanced back then. The future already happened.

I think of this place as "rediscovery" central.
If it puts a rebellious thought in only one person...it's been worth it ;)

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 09:57 | 2881144 Homo_erectus
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Thanks for that link. It's an excellent read.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:48 | 2880038 Harbanger
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There are differences between the candidates that matter to certain groups of people, although these differences directly or indirectly affect all of us.

Social Welfare programs

Government Healthcare

School choice (vouchers)

Gay marriage

Gun control

Taxes

Energy policy (green/domestic resources)

Govt. regulations (EPA)

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:09 | 2880649 GCT
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lol Doc too true!  I did not watch this debate but tuned in the the follow up.  CBS had an even amount of so called non committed voters.  Biden got 50% and they declared him the winner.  You just cannot make up this stuff anymore.  This is indeed all about theatrics. 

Critical thinking is becoming a lost art!

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 07:34 | 2880696 Nikao7
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"We have a bunch of ignorant people in this country."

Hence the down votes on your truthful comment.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:36 | 2879972 Xibalba
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All of a sudden I think I'm going to be sick

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:39 | 2879974 TeamDepends
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So, Everybody's like, Jim Lehrer's too old,out of it.  But Blondie tonight...  There is no structure.  She mentioned time restraints, right?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:54 | 2879997 pavman
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I liked how Biden kept butting his way into Ryan's answers like a Rhino.  Real class act that Joke Biden. And Blondie just kept letting him do it (and kept changing the subject when Ryan wanted to 'clear up' misconceptions spewed from the mouth of satan's redheaded stepchild).  At least Ryan wasn't stupid and just let Biden walk all over him.  He started interrupting too, which makes me think he's smarter... hehe.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:06 | 2880014 Precious
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Biden couldn't stop smiling because Blondie's nipples were so hard.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:44 | 2880077 TeamDepends
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Butting his way in.  Oh, my.  And wasn't Mr.  Obama at her wedding some twenty years ago?  But who's counting.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 05:07 | 2880218 Monedas
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Butting In :     What butt heads do !

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:47 | 2880079 Supernova Born
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It only seems like Biden is interrupting. He has to begin moving his head and mouth a little early in order to overcome the inertia of the pound and a half porcelain veneer on his front teeth.

If he didn't start early he would look like Jacob Marley (A Christmas Carol) untying the rag that holds his jaw on every time he started to talk.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 05:18 | 2880108 Oh regional Indian
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I was looking at his man-dibles and having similar thoughts. 

Scary. Scarier still, many 1% ers have them. 

It's like part of the "Made Man" sign.

ori

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:50 | 2879989 Just Ice
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So far neither of the two sides being presented have advocated smaller government, restoration of liberties or an actual strong dollar policy that restores purchasing power, something I'd hoped to see coming out of Ron Paul's obvious popularity and captivation of the younger generations.  Surely these people want those votes?

Government simply does not belong in the health care business or college and home loan businesses.  College costs and medical costs have both skyrocketed since government got involved and created dependents on "that government check" coming in. 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:58 | 2880001 pavman
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I think it was all summed up in Mitt's first debate closing statement about increasing income for everyone.  Duh.

 

Regardless of the outcome, me thinks gold is looking like a mighty fine investment indeed.  Unless of course this whole 'Oh Noes another recession is coming' thing plays out.  But even then, its all so deja vu'ish, it hurts.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:08 | 2880018 ClassicalLib17
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Brilliant assessment, Ice.  My life is all the better with your grasp of the obvious.  GFY  Sometimes I think my lousy high school education has clouded my judgement, preventing me from agreeing with more enlightened individuals such as yourself.  GFY

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:27 | 2880047 prains
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fuckwit |?f?k?wit|noun chiefly Brit., vulgar slanga stupid or contemptible person (often used as a general term of abuse).

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:07 | 2880560 Just Ice
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Glad to have made your life better since someone obviously pissed on your birthday cake.

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:54 | 2879999 ebworthen
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I played pool and drank beer instead of watching another episode in the tragicomendy.

Does this make me a terrorist?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:12 | 2880023 Vendetta
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Depends how lousy your pool playing opponent was .....

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:13 | 2880025 ClassicalLib17
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Sorry eb,  what the fuck do you contribute to your country, or community for that matter,  besides complaints? GFY

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:20 | 2880032 a growing concern
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Jesus, a lot of people around these parts just need to get laid or something.  Yes, we all know we're fucked as a country.  But you might as well loosen up and have a bit of fun now while you still can...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 06:58 | 2880619 SmallerGovNow2
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Lot of youth with no jobs in Mom's basement with nothing else to do...  ZH is an awesome site but the free independent thinking also brings in a good deal of free independent and undisciplined liberal nebbishes...

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:27 | 2880048 prains
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fuckwit |?f?k?wit|noun chiefly Brit., vulgar slanga stupid or contemptible person (often used as a general term of abuse).

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:37 | 2880063 Deo vindice
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Are the 'ctrl' and 'v' buttons the only ones working on your keyboard tonight?

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:04 | 2880099 prains
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i tried control alt esc but the teleporter seems to be down

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:09 | 2880104 Deo vindice
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That was funny.

And at least we know the other keys are working. ;-)

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:10 | 2880107 hannah
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i tried ctrl alt esc and biden interrupted me.....

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:31 | 2880056 Flakmeister
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The guy that lies about his marathon times....

And now he has had his come to Jesus moment on fiscal matters, sure, what ever, he is no better than a reformed whore...

In other words, you have to be jokin....

 

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:36 | 2880062 prains
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thanks realtick now i've got "christian and single" banner ads

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:28 | 2880050 nastybrutishandshort
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Ryan clearly kicked ass in the flag pin size contest

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 01:30 | 2880055 Milton Waddams
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Who cares when the media will spin this in a direction that optimizes viewership over informing the electorate?  As said above, it's theatre.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 05:33 | 2880220 Monedas
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CNN and other lib outlets have low ratings !  Rather complained that they shouldn't have to make a profit .... their work is too important to be tethered to and fettered by reality !  Voila PBS and statist media everywhere !  Your statement is socialist boilerplate theatre .... profit is evil crap !

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 08:08 | 2880780 Conchy Joe
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But their parent companies make huge profits - that's why there are in the propaganda business. It's not really news.

Look at who got the biggest chunks of taxpayer dollars and you can plainly see which team pays for performance.

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 09:03 | 2880936 tsuki
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CNN and other lib outlets...get that Saudstralian talking point in there, WOW.  The next time you feel like using a pejorative like lib or conserve, stop, and insert CORPORATE.  You will make a lot more sense. 

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