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Druckenmiller On Chris Christie: "Once In A Generation Leader"

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With the FBI joining investigations into the New Jersey Governor's Bridge-Gate scandal (and David Wildstein 'pleading da fif'), it would appear Chris Christie is calling in some favors. Bloomberg TV's Stephanie Ruhle reports this moring that the billionaire money manager Stan Druckenmiller proclaimed, "Governor Christie's actions yesterday reinforces my admiration for him," as he (rightly) pointed out that "the country thirsts for a great leader. A leader's actions in crisis are revealing." Druckenmiller went on to explain in his statement that he "believes Chris Christie is a once-in-a-generation leader... and he is showing essential executive skills as a manager: ensuring accountability and taking responsibility."

 

 


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Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:09 | Link to Comment RacerX
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crickets.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:09 | Link to Comment hedgeless_horseman
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Leading by example...eat MOAR!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:12 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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So... is this stupid squared? Or cubed?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:14 | Link to Comment 666
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Does this mean 8 years of Hillary? Ugh.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:18 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Well, Hillary, Chelsea and Humma will likely do a bang-up job of launching the next gender war.

And you thought O'bummer's race-baiting was bad...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:19 | Link to Comment john39
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the system relies on sociopathic and corrupt politicians running government.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:28 | Link to Comment pods
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Wasn't Hitler a "once in a generation leader?"

I mean, did he mean this in a GOOD way, or a BAD way?

If Khristie Kreme gets selected, I am jumping the fence to Mexico. Fuck em.

pods

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:30 | Link to Comment shepherd
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It's Hitler, I tell you.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:32 | Link to Comment Thomas
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It was all just in good fun.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:03 | Link to Comment chumbawamba
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Anyone invested with Druckenmiller needs to go find someone more competent to manage their money for them.

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:45 | Link to Comment piceridu
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 Druckenmiller just jumperd the shark...er...the whale

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:58 | Link to Comment MarsInScorpio
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Did you read the WSJ editorial? It makes good points contrasting Christie to Obama.

 

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1000142405270230434790457931083230...

 

Frankly, if we postualte that we will always have corrupt leaders, then let's get the least corrupt - what else is the choice?

 

Christie handling this crisis really shows just how pitiful Obama and Clinton are by comparision to the way they have handled their problems.

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Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:08 | Link to Comment wretch
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You're weak and stupid.  Resist much, obey little.

Fuck your choices -- get busy making something new.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:44 | Link to Comment MarsInScorpio
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I'll resist you much, and obey you little.

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Fri, 01/10/2014 - 16:49 | Link to Comment Buckaroo Banzai
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Let me refer you to Condescending Wonka for the definitive take on your voting strategy:

http://www.quickmeme.com/img/00/00b28a45e2d6cc73840494d19eb441f67ba14893f5779b93904b1e1c9be327e2.jpg

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 17:07 | Link to Comment MarsInScorpio
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Cute.

 

The obvious point of the picture being that there is an alternative to political leaaders who are corrupt. Would you share with us a single point in time when they actaully existed?

 

All I read are complaints with no realistic cure. But maybe you have the Golden Answer.

 

While you're at it, tell us your gameplan to remake human nature.

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Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:00 | Link to Comment Bangin7GramRocks
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A real leader alright. He fires his aides to cover his substantial ass. I have a hard time believing his little toadies could simply make a call and close 2 lanes on the most congested bridge in the country. I CALL BULLSHIT!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:06 | Link to Comment rodocostarica
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Fuck off fat boy Christie. Rand Paul is the man!! He is lean and mean and ready for the GOP nomination.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:37 | Link to Comment SafelyGraze
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OT -

actor and presidential advisor explains polar vortex etc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJeVFi1hAE8

summary: the difference in temperature (not difference in pressure) drives a cyclone http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossby_wave 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:12 | Link to Comment SoilMyselfRotten
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Wish someone would ask him about his time in the Bush DOJ when he was responsible for handing John Ashcroft a $50 million contract.

As far as Christies' latest troubles, resigning would be his true acceptance of accountability and responsibility

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:42 | Link to Comment Blano
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If we can't stop Fat & Furious in the primaries, I might join you.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 10:25 | Link to Comment fedupwhiteguy
Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:28 | Link to Comment Momauguin Joe
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Nice to see banksta's like Druckenmiller have the blimp already in their pocket. Moar indeed...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:02 | Link to Comment eclectic syncretist
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* DRUNKENMILLER SAYS "I OWN THE FAT-ASSED BITCH, SO VOTE FOR HIM"

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:07 | Link to Comment shepherd
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Yeah, because ANOTHER GOP Candidate associated with high finance and Wall Street is surely what the people would vote for in droves.

 

 

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:46 | Link to Comment Mad Mohel
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Yesterday we found out Bridget Anne Kelly was blowing Fatboy, today we found out who Fatboy is blowing. Taking bets on who will be tomorrow's blowjob revelation.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:24 | Link to Comment Beam Me Up Scotty
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How would Christie be different from Hillary?  And don't tell me the only difference is he's twice as big.  Well, maybe not twice as big...

 

I wouldn't vote for that big government progressive fuck just because he claims to be GOP.  Im sick and tired of all of these people that worship at the shrine of .gov.  Thats THEIR religion, its all they can think about!!  MOAR .GOV!!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:24 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Well, it doesn't appear he's willing to get plastic surgery in order to "fit the mold."

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:04 | Link to Comment Bangin7GramRocks
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Then you should vote for Jesse Ventura. Politicians by definition ARE government. They all worship .gov. Most have only held think tank jobs in between stints as gubmint employees. Don't fall for the trap of a political lifer screaming about "big government". 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 16:27 | Link to Comment SilverRhino
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Chris Christie 2016 

He'll eat Hillary alive

 

My God the choice in 2016 .... it's going to epicly SUCK 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 16:47 | Link to Comment e_goldstein
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Come on, I doubt Christie has eaten human flesh... yet.

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 11:44 | Link to Comment Bendromeda Strain
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My God the choice in 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, .... it's going to epicly SUCK

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:23 | Link to Comment icanhasbailout
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No. The Democratic Party is full of idiots, but even they are not stupid enough to make that shrew their nominee. Didn't we go through the "Hillary is the inevitable Dem nominee" thing back in 2008?

 

She was even more confident back then than she is now: "It (the Democratic nominee) will be me".

http://youtu.be/1EX-6WSyym4?t=4m9s

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:31 | Link to Comment mayhem_korner
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I'll say this much - Hillary no longer resembles the person in that interview.  Apparently Barry took away her appearance handlers when he spotted her the Sec of State thing.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:31 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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She was inevitable, right up until those "idiots" realized that Obummer had less known baggage, and an aura of mystery, himself being an unknown. He also was able to appear authentic while reciting teleprompter spew.

All of this making him a very attractive "magic Negro."

Simply put, it was political calculus. He had the ability to either fool (the youth), or inflame a much wider range of the population (flyover states).

Given that this scam won't work again so soon, it's time for more change.

Besides, I expect to see the GOP nominate a female as well, as it ensures the upcoming gender war.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:44 | Link to Comment Ballin D
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Can we stop blaming the whole youth for obama. 40% of the millennial generation is nonwhite, nearly all of whom voted for obama. When the entire millenial generation only leans 60% pro obama, that tells me that the white youth actually opposed him by a healthy margin.

Lets blame those who are responsible.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:40 | Link to Comment Shad_ow
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Those responsible for his election were of all ages, and all economic conditions.  They were guilt ridden fools because they had more or had the skin color in common with people who did terrible things before they born.  They were ignorant, some idealists and others members of the FSA who do not understand nothing is free.  Some were out to punish people who had acheived more than they are willing to work for.  Many are out right communist who will steal from you to get what their greed desires and to buy votes to sustain their power.

Many of us are not to blame because we saw what would happen if Obama and other liberals would do if given the power.

We should stop dividing and blaming each other by age and class and work to defeat the traitors.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:08 | Link to Comment Bangin7GramRocks
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How would President Romney have been different? No QE? Get a clue? Less war? Ha! I am serious. We see how bad Obama has been, but what would Romney have been able to accomplish?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:48 | Link to Comment shepherd
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Obama is a much better speaker than Hillary.

Is she even able to tell a joke convincingly?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:54 | Link to Comment kralizec
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Hey, that "What difference does it make?!" was a real hoot, eh?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:17 | Link to Comment hedgeless_horseman
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The procedure Christie underwent is known as lap band surgery, in which a band is wrapped around the upper part of the stomach, making people feel full on small amounts of food.

This surgery is fucked up in so many ways that I don't even know where to start.  These poor fat sons-of-bitches. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:17 | Link to Comment VD
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bitch-titted fatties in FC....not Christie tho...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:22 | Link to Comment hedgeless_horseman
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Lap-Band and QE both try to make feel FEEL better, rather than addressing the underlying problem. They both try to cure the symptom, and not the disease.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:22 | Link to Comment VD
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a hook to da gut and knee to da triple chin!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:29 | Link to Comment Race Car Driver
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Fuck 'these poor fat sons-of-bitches'. Christies mom wasn't a bitch, she was a demonic fucking whore for birthing this asshole scumbag. This fat fuck should hang - along with a whole host of others in his biz - at the end of a very stout rope.

Especially if proved that his child-like political shenanigans caused the death of innocent people.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:30 | Link to Comment pods
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Holy fuck, so he has ALREADY undergone this?

I could only imagine what he would look like if he didn't.

GET IN MY BEL-LAY!

pods

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:36 | Link to Comment One of We
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You must not have seen his performance as Fat Bastard in one of the Austin Powers movies.....

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:39 | Link to Comment pods
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I bet ya 20 bucks he is now eating chicken wings rectally.

pods

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:41 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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!!! LOL. great morning giggle.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:46 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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ROFL!

Now who in their right fucking mind would down vote that!  Is Christie ghosting this post?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:12 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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Okay. That right there was just wrong Pods. I'll never look a chicken wings the same again.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:21 | Link to Comment pods
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I bet ya he can't handle them quite as spicy as he used to!

"I'll just have them plain and tossed in butter please."

:)

pods

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:26 | Link to Comment Colonel Klink
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Stripping the meat right off the bone in one motion!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 16:34 | Link to Comment WillyGroper
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Wait until he gets permanent nerve damage from B12 deficiency.

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:01 | Link to Comment El Vaquero
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So... is this stupid squared? Or cubed?

Factorial

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:11 | Link to Comment corporatewhore
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did i hear that right?

a great leader ? or eater?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:16 | Link to Comment Eireann go Brach
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How can you trust anyone so fucking fat? If they can't take care of themselves and stop shoving 12 donuts down their throat ever morning, and don't have the discipline to get off their fat arse and go run and work out, how can you trust them to run the country!

Bring it on fattties?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:24 | Link to Comment XitSam
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You ... you ... fatist you!  Fatties are a protected minority!  /s

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:38 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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LOL!

We use the term "Weight Disease" now, it balms the egos of those with no self control.  

No shit!  On my annual voluntary online questionaire "Well Being Physical" at work it mentions that if you don't follow the dietary and excerscise recommendations that you may be in category that has a risk for Weight Disease.

Oh CleansingFire, grant me a boon!  Come Soon!  Come Soon!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:32 | Link to Comment Bastiat
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BMI-challenged.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:25 | Link to Comment fauxhammer
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Truly remarkable man...a once-in-a-generation eater 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:03 | Link to Comment El Vaquero
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Eh, I've seen much, much worse character flaws in politicians than being a fattie.  I'm sure Christie has several of those too.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:28 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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yeah, they're just hidden in the shade. Like his feet and his dick.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:40 | Link to Comment El Vaquero
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Whomever downvoted you must not appreciate fat jokes.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:35 | Link to Comment Gold Eyed Cat
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Yeah, I liked Christie for about 45 seconds. Then he pissed himself when Obama called him, and put Bruce Springsteen on the phone.  He gushed about it for days, like a bitch on QVC demo'ing bedazzlers.  Then he made that porn movie with O and Chrissy Mathews in the muddy rubble of post Sandy New Jersey.  Just another stupid junkie addicted to political meth.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 16:53 | Link to Comment Buckaroo Banzai
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Yeah, making yourself Obama's bitch isn't a very attractive dating strategy when you are trying to appeal to conservative voters.

That fat fuck can piss up a rope.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:39 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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I still think it's impossible to improve on a commercial for a former governor of N.J.; that was when John Corzine made a seat belt commercial saying, "Hi, my name is John Corzine and I should be dead". Perfect.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:25 | Link to Comment the0ther
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Is that real? Gotta say I do wish there'd have been a fatality in that particular car crash.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:09 | Link to Comment Squishi
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fa*

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:11 | Link to Comment LawsofPhysics
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Will Mr. Christie be docking his own compensation for his failure to manage his own team?

Roll the motherfucking guillotines already, nothing changes otherwise.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:22 | Link to Comment Beam Me Up Scotty
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I bet the cronies he fired are drifting down oh so slowly on their golden parachutes right now too.  No hard landing for them.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:11 | Link to Comment IdeasRbulletproof
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If he's taking responsibility, shouldn't he resign? Just sayin....

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:14 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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That's soooooo 20th Century.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:12 | Link to Comment insanelysane
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1. Read headline.

2. Spit water over keyboard and screen.

3. First thought to come to mind: Christie IS the great white ninja!

 

Once in a generation leader, my ass.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:14 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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I guess you could say he is the leader of the obese generation?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:17 | Link to Comment maskone909
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thanks for the friday humor ^^ RIP chris farley

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:47 | Link to Comment Blano
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Yeah, the last Prez generational leader that fat was William Howard Taft (I think).

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:13 | Link to Comment Nostradumbass
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Now it seems so obvious:

Chris Christie - Anti- Christ!

 

/sarc  ?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:45 | Link to Comment Blano
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You gave me a great idea for a tongue in cheek Christian t-shirt:

"Support the anti-Christie"

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:59 | Link to Comment Fíréan
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Make way Chris Christie  . . .

here comes the Jesse Jesus

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:14 | Link to Comment rum_runner
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Haters, say what you will but you know he speaks the truth.  It is unlikely we will see a politician with a BMI like Christie's ever again.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:14 | Link to Comment surf0766
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Both are asswipes

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:17 | Link to Comment buzzsaw99
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he has the billionaire vote of confidence. there's that.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:15 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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Oh shut the fuck up. Christie is no great leader. He is a symbol of the corruption that has permeated every level of "leadership" in the country. The sooner the scum is out of the picture the better off we will be.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 16:15 | Link to Comment notadouche
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Only to be replaced with the next "scum" so not sure what your hurry is.  

He's not the symbol, he's just another face in the crowd of what has become the norm, not the exception and if this "traffic gate" happens to be his biggest crime (which it's probably not) then he's way ahead of the game.  This is nothing compared to Corzine.  This is nothing compared to what is happening on a national level.  I hope his opponents have something a lot more substantial than this scandal or it's a bit of a joke to be hollering for his impeachment.   We've always been taught that a scandal like Watergate wasn't so bad but it's the coverup that is reprhensible.  Well from what I know he didn't cover up and fired "responsible parties" in short order.  I guess this will be a test case on that bit of conventional wisdom.  

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:16 | Link to Comment samsara
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Oh, Mika Brzenzinski (Zbig's little girl)  said this morning on  her news show "Morning Joe"  while she was explaining the news to "us Americans etc"   that she was a good friend of Chris.

So He has her in his corner....

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:21 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Given he doesn't seem that valuable as a tool (ala gravitas), I'm guessing he's a very loyal member of the gangs of New Jersey.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:26 | Link to Comment XitSam
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Just why is Mika on TV? Does she have some special TV talent most people don't?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:44 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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You should research that question; you're going to be very interested in the answer. "Daddy" was very important in getting the Obamanation anointed.

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 20:31 | Link to Comment XitSam
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It was a rhetorical question.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 17:06 | Link to Comment samsara
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Simple,   The elite try to put their own trusted sources in the media to ensure the message stays on point.

To wit, 

CNN reporter Andrea Mitchell - Alan Greenspan's wife.  Watch for her "Under Cover" work on how Alan and  the FED engineered the corrent mess (/sarc)

Tucker Carlson - Perennially trying to get another show since Crossfire.   Swanson Food heir

Anderson Cooper - The 360 guy with the hard hitting news.   Vanderbilt Heir

Christiane Amanpour - Reporter. wife of James Rubin, Clintons asst. secretary of public affairs, executive editor of bloomber news...

Those are a few.

Just to keep the media message "On Point"

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 16:18 | Link to Comment gafgroocK
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Gosh, I wish she had done some porn work in her early years

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:17 | Link to Comment gdiamond22
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Stick to trading, Stan. Chris Christie's ability to 'bridge' the gap of partisan politics and love for obamacare does not make him a leader for the people, it gives him an opportunity to increase the grip of the ruling class at the expense of the citizens.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:19 | Link to Comment czarangelus
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A great leader is exactly what I don't want this country to see. Frankly, I'm with the Tao te Ching on this one - the best leader is one where you hardly know they exist.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:31 | Link to Comment Colonel Klink
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We already got the latter with Obama and he's no great leader.  Not sure Tao was so prescient.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:28 | Link to Comment FrankDrakman
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TAO, Chap. 51:

If I have even just a little sense,
I will walk on the main road and my only fear
will be of straying from it.
Keeping to the main road is easy,
But people love to be sidetracked.
When the court is arrayed in splendor,
The fields are full of weeds,
And the granaries are bare.
Some wear gorgeous clothes,
Carry sharp swords,
And indulge themselves with food and drink;
They have more possessions than they can use.
They are robber barons.
This is certainly not the way of Tao.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:20 | Link to Comment Josh Randall
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Drukenmiller's 2014 insight = short IBM, Christie is a great Leader for our generation

WOW, can't wait to hear what comes from his mouth next

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:20 | Link to Comment Fiat Burner
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Yeah, right. Shut the fuck up Drunkenmiller.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:23 | Link to Comment Hedgetard55
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I like Drunkenfucker better.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:28 | Link to Comment waterhorse
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Drunkengrannykiller

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:23 | Link to Comment pragmatic hobo
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a man who can't even control his own weight ...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:27 | Link to Comment Tenshin Headache
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He's a "too many in this generation RINO" but to be fair, he has lost something like 80 to 100 lb. Pick on something else :)

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:02 | Link to Comment NuYawkFrankie
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Who IS this Duckmiller creep???

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:30 | Link to Comment Shizzmoney
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Druckenmiller is an aloof asshole. 

That being said, *if* Chris Christie can get past this (although I don't think he won't), he's the GOP's only shot of beating Hillary in 2016.

BTW, for those interested in some wacky internet predictions/stories, here's a story on when the "Big Earthquake" in CA/Japan will happen; this from Joe Brandt from 1937 (which he envisioned while in dream coming out of a concussion after falling from a horse):

http://www.biblebelievers.org.au/joebrandt.htm

During his dreams, he envisions a Los Angeles where:

- Women's dress was very short and showed alot of skin (this was very different than how women dressed in 1937)

- a lot of guys my age with beards and wearing, some of them, earrings (again, different from 1937)

- Half size cars seen everywhere (CA has 3x's the VWs of other states, and add in Prius/Tesla)

- People walked around having their own "tv screens" (which we could now say are cell phones)

- The President was a "was bigger, heavier, big ears". 

Food for thought if the guy ever does make it (or the Dem challenger to Clinton, former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer)


Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:29 | Link to Comment tarsubil
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Did I say "leader"? Oh, I'm sorry. I meant eater!

 

This is too easy.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:34 | Link to Comment Shizzmoney
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You'd think for a guy who speaks against the ills of entitlements and big government would maybe wanna lay off the second and third helpings at the buffet line.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:25 | Link to Comment FrankDrakman
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Hey! Christie ain't fat.

He just weighs heavy.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:31 | Link to Comment Hongcha
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I cannot agree, Mr. Druckenmiller.  I saw Christie for the 1st time at his press conference yesterday.  I didn't like the high-pitch of tension in his voice.  He was wringing his hands while shuffling backwards and trying not to show that he was worried about what was behind him, so we wouldn't know he was shuffling backwards while facing front. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:41 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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That was because he caught site of someone in the 2nd row sneak eating a Little Debby snack cake.  Got him all sweaty and twitchy, like Dean Martin seeing a Jack Daniels commercial on T.V.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:50 | Link to Comment Blano
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You just made me laugh out loud in a little coffee shop.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:54 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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:0  I was going to add Whitey Houston hearing the sound of a bic lighter, but Too Soon??

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:57 | Link to Comment Blano
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Never too soon.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:52 | Link to Comment akarc
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Sociopaths have no problem lying. It looked as if Christie was trying not to look as if he was lying. Could we have a sociopath wanna be here? 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:31 | Link to Comment Papasmurf
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What leadership skill did he exhibit?   He fired some people?  Un-freaking-believable.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:34 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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Of course he's exceptional.  Name me another leader this side of Taft with a gravity well as large.

The only thing sweeter than this scandal would be if he crushed two or more whores to death, beating the standing record of one, as currently held by Fatty Arbuckle.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:50 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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"Big enough to eat Hay and pull a plow".

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:34 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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"the man who built a skyscraper...for the students of Bowdoin College." You know...you just don't figure these things. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJ8t7fUoXGA

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:34 | Link to Comment q99x2
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Put it out to pasture and let it forage till hunting season.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:38 | Link to Comment pipes
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= one cannot trust Drunkenmiller.

 

Simple.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:38 | Link to Comment jmc8888
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Chris Christie would be as bad or worse then Obama.   The guy is a fucking moron.

 

Hey hurricane Sandy sufferers, you do realize he was against all the plans to shore up the coastline and protect against storm surges and such...and look at how much that cost.  But he looked 'cool' being Bush on the pile of rubble speaking about crap he should have prevented....like Bush.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:59 | Link to Comment BuddyEffed
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Was the shutdown of those lanes somewhere during the timing of all the big talk about shutting down the government?  Talk about putting the sin in synergy.   Now am wondering if any of the players in this scandal made commentary supportive of shutting down the government.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:40 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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    The Otool admin. has another distraction to play on instead focusing on how completely fucked up the country is, and corrupt they are. "Bridgegate 2014", starring Fat Bastard and his N.J. crony crew.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:41 | Link to Comment over45
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I agree with Druckmiller, thought Christie handled the situation like a true leader.  Much rather have him then Hillary and anyone who doesn't want a Dem. in office better find stop bashing the Rep. frontrunner.  This is a non-issue in the grand scheme of things.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:44 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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someday you'll wake up and realise that your Vote, along with all the others, is a non issue.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:07 | Link to Comment the0ther
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Hell yes. It's long past the time when it was possible to work from within the system. The best and only hope is to ignore these assholes and watch from the sidelines while these dickbags discredit themselves into oblivion.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:48 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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Christie is the Republican front runner? OMG. I'm glad I don't follow the news. That means only one thing; the ruling class has decided you're going to get Hillary the criminal for Pres. They know the public will never elect fat.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:44 | Link to Comment akarc
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"billionaire money manager Stan Druckenmiller proclaimed, "Governor Christie's actions yesterday reinforces my admiration for him," as he (rightly) pointed out that "the country thirsts for a great leader. A leader's actions in crisis are revealing." Druckenmiller went on to explain in his statement that he "believes Chris Christie is a once-in-a-generation leader... and he is showing essential executive skills as a manager: ensuring accountability and taking responsibility."

"billionaire money manager Stan Druckenmiller proclaimed, "Governor Christie's actions yesterday reinforces my admiration for him,"

 

Kinda says it all doesn't it? The next do boy.......

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:45 | Link to Comment RiverDrifter
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Once in a lifetime EATER maybe.....

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:47 | Link to Comment SandiaMan
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Why all of a sudden the Christie bashing? Could it be this?   

 

http://www.tomheneghanbriefings.com/

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:33 | Link to Comment Mi Naem
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I'm no Christie fan, but the article is too ridiculous and stupid to even count as bad satire. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:50 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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Wow, some snack-king is running through here, hatin on all the fat jokes.  What's the matter buddy, you mad because you can't reach your own dick to whack off anymore?

Growing boys with little toys and tiny feet.

Nothing grows in the shade, they say...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:50 | Link to Comment JonNadler
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Did he piss off Goldman or JP Morgan or something? 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:50 | Link to Comment i_fly_me
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I don't know about the country, but I'm thirsting for decapitation. Get rid of all of em.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:52 | Link to Comment MrBoompi
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Yes, because only EXCEPTIONAL LEADERS fail to investigate the real cause of lane closures on the busiest bridge in the world, then joke about the seriousness of the event, and then supposedly "find out" about it only after damning emails are released to the public showing his employees did it on purpose.  It doesn't surprise me one bit to discover many Republicans can't find any blame for Christie and, indeed, actually think he looks better for it.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:30 | Link to Comment Mi Naem
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Yeah, but he was reallllly sorry, mister. 

And besides, he fired those top aids, who will now have to settle for becoming profanely paid lobbyists who know how to play ball.  That'll show'em. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:53 | Link to Comment Audacity17
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Was he a leader when he left the Obamacare battlefield? Nah.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:00 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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Golden Corral had a special running.  He was leader in that fucking line, I promise you.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:55 | Link to Comment kralizec
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Once in a ...

(facepalm)

KMA!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:58 | Link to Comment SmallerGovNow2
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Christie = Obama = Fail

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:56 | Link to Comment akarc
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As they say, follow the money........

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 13:59 | Link to Comment Dewey Cheatum Howe
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I thought the FBI only investigates terrorism now? Their mandate is 'national security' not upholding the domestic laws anymore. Unless....

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:00 | Link to Comment Iam Yue2
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"Once In A Generation Leader"

2010: Napier Sees `Once In A Generation' Chance to Exit Bonds.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:00 | Link to Comment the0ther
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Let's see… one at a time. 1) taking responsibility…NO. I think we all know Christie is a typical win at all costs asshole prosecutor. He is responsible and is lying about it. 2) holding people accountable. NO. As fatso did it himself he'd have to resign to actually act with accountability.

What a joke. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:01 | Link to Comment esum
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suffering through the most corrupt, inept, incompetent, lawless scandalous, disrespeted and despied regime in the history of the ussa ..... proves a chimpanzie could occupy in the white house.... if supported by the asslicking, coverup, libtard media... obama walks areound with shit in his diaper and the media describes it as a roselike odor..  

who picked christie as a contender .... the main stream media polls...                              WAKE THE FUCK UP YOU IDIOTS 

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:02 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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Druckenmiller on Chris Christie...... He's lucky it isn't the other way around.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:26 | Link to Comment Mi Naem
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Makes Christie a trampoline instead of a steamroller. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:05 | Link to Comment JR
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Normally the banker preferences for a puppet president who will make the appointments they want and keep the transfer of wealth from American citizens going to the bankers as usual is kept a secret.

Apparently, that’s old-fashioned; now it’s time to select the banker candidate up front - Christie to run the race and be defeated by Hillary, keeping America in banker hands far into the future.

Win or lose, Christie makes sense to obscenely wealthy billionaire and banker insider, Duquesne's Stanley Druckenmiller, who wants to put a machete in Paul Ryan’s hands aimed at cutting baby boomers’ Social Security benefits just as they begin to retire.

Wrote Dr. Clarence B. Carson: “Socialism vitalizes, animates, gives meaning and purpose to statistics. It does this by attributing a magical quality to them. They are to be the means by which economies are to be planned, controlled, and all efforts are to be concerted.”

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:07 | Link to Comment Medieval Man
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Sigh.

When will people figure out that it doesn't matter if a big government statist has an R or D after their name?

Both are bad news for those who believe in individual liberty...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:08 | Link to Comment lasvegaspersona
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great leaders are only needed by statists. The rest of us don't really 'thirsts' for leadership all that much. Many of us do well without a grand poobah to whom the masses yearn to salute with a happy Sieg Hiel.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:40 | Link to Comment TomGa
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Why is it that in 1776 the country was awash with several great "once in a generation" leaders (Washington, Jefferson, Franklin, Adams, etc. ) but in the present day and age this fat and loud tub of lard is the only thing that anyone can offer up?  If this is all that's left as an example of a "great leader," we're screwed, 100% completely and absolutely screwed.

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