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Here Is Which GOP Candidate According To Bloomberg Readers Understands The Economy Best

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Is anyone surprised?

And since the biggest challenge facing the ponzi scheme that is the United States is purely economic, does this country not deserve a president who actually does not need an abacus when doing simple addition?

Source: Bloomberg


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Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:27 | 1765177 Hearst
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Ron Paul makes sense.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:31 | 1765205 Long-John-Silver
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Ron Paul is the only one that has any economic sense.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:40 | 1765260 CClarity
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Cain, IMHO, lost nomination last night when he named Alan Greenspan as best Fed Governor.  Perhaps he is correct if he meant Greenspan was the Best Fed Governor FOR THE Fed and it's owner banks.  Certainly he was not the best Fed Governor for Americans or the United States of America's economy.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:46 | 1765292 dwdollar
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I doubt many sheep understand that Greenspan was the chief architect of this mess.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:48 | 1765309 SheepDog-One
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No Greenspan wasnt 'the chief architect of this mess' its was set up before Greenspans parents were born!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:59 | 1765379 Hearst
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Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:10 | 1765460 pvzh
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Greenspan was born in 1926 (13 years after inception of Federal Reserve, and 16 years after Jekyll-Island meeting), so his parents gad been born already.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:12 | 1765795 A Nanny Moose
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The Fed was just a new government cluster fuck to solve previous government induced monetary cluster fucks...and so on, and so on.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 16:12 | 1766995 zenbones
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The private banking control of the US money supply had been in the works long before the Fed came to be.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:49 | 1765314 Roy Bush
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Breaking news: Herman Cain releases the name of his "secret" nominee for the Federal Reserve head.  Papa Gino.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:48 | 1765683 FEDbuster
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and his Treasury Secretary, Chuck E. Cheese, and Secretary of State, Papa John.


Seriously, Cain is just a bankster shill candidate, they should have just put up Jamie Dimon instead.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 14:05 | 1766504 Kobe Beef
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Except Jamie Dimon isn't black. hahaha

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 15:18 | 1766816 JayParamedic
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"Papa Gino's office, no I'm sorry Papa isn't in." "Would you like to talk to his assistant, Fat Tony?"

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:52 | 1765691 I Got Worms
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He really did step in a steaming pile of dog shit when he said that. RP's response was perfect. Without a pause, he said "Alan Greenspan was a disaster." I think that got the most cheers (and laughs) from any comment all night. I would put that exchange into a commercial and beat Cain over the head with it, if he starts getting traction in the race. By now, even Joe 12-pack and the 401k Brigade know Greenspan is one of the folks that is responsible for bringing the USA to its knees. 

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 13:00 | 1766299 chumbawamba
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If he's smart he'll bring in this guy instead:

Will also help in pandering to the African-American vote.

"I be importin' brothas to run our finance & shit! Mo money! Mo money! Mo money!"

I am Chumbawamba.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:48 | 1765284 MillionDollarBonus_
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Don't vote until you read these shocking facts about Ron Paul:

1. Ron Paul has mentioned numerous times that he would like to ABOLISH the Federal Reserve bank of the united states. According to top Ivy League economics professors this could cause economic chaos throughout the global economy.

2. Ron Paul has made no secret of his desire to completely end the war on terror. This will put Americans at serious risk of acts of terrorism by Islamic Extremists, at a time when our freedom is despised and envied throughout the middle east.

3. Ron Paul has expressed his desire to end the civil rights act and legalize slavery at the state level.

Mr Paul has marketed himself as a revolutionary and a voice for the younger generation, but the truth is he is just another arrogant libertarian whose views have gone unchallenged for far too long, and its time someone had the courage to speak the truth about his policies.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:49 | 1765301 barkingbill
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1.federal reserve is no ones favorite on this site baby. 

2. the war on terror is a scam of brutal proportions. 

3. who are you kidding you sheister?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:49 | 1765303 Pladizow
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This is not kindergarten!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:05 | 1765431 Kayman
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Still pooping yellow....

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:49 | 1765312 MonsterZero
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All sounds good to me!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:50 | 1765317 BKbroiler
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philistines... sarcasm is its own art.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:12 | 1765793 BigJim
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I don't think he is being sarcastic.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:15 | 1765811 blueRidgeBoy
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MDB is always being sarcastic.  He enjoys tweaking us.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:27 | 1765869 Nascent_Variable
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Trolling is a art.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:55 | 1765323 Smithovsky
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Did you and Robo not get enough love and attention from your parents that you have to keep acting out?  

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:51 | 1765325 Scisco
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Please cite your source for number 3. I am confident you are making shit up. As for number 1 and 2 they are no secret.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:05 | 1765436 MillionDollarBonus_
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The following article sums up his beliefs nicely.

Thankfully some news outlets are not intimidated by libertarian bullies, and are willing to tell the truth. OBAMA/BERNANKE 2012 - Vote for real freedom and liberty!


Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:27 | 1765554 Diplodicus Rex
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MDB, I don't know how you keep it up, particularly with a straight face.


Irony, its a fine art.


Irony From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Irony (from the Ancient Greek ???????? eir?neía, meaning dissimulation or feigned ignorance)[1] is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or situation in which there is a sharp incongruity or discordance that goes beyond the simple and evident intention of words or actions.

Ironic statements (verbal irony) typically imply a meaning in opposition to their literal meaning. A situation is often said to be ironic (situational irony) if the actions taken have an effect exactly opposite from what was intended. The discordance of verbal irony may be deliberately created as a means of communication (as in art or rhetoric). Descriptions or depictions of situational ironies, whether in fiction or in non-fiction, serve a communicative function of sharpening or highlighting certain discordant features of reality. Verbal and situational irony are often used for emphasis in the assertion of a truth. The ironic form of simile, used in sarcasm, and some forms of litotes emphasize one's meaning by the deliberate use of language which states the opposite of the truth — or drastically and obviously understates a factual connection.

In dramatic irony, the author causes a character to speak or act erroneously, out of ignorance of some portion of the truth of which the audience is aware. In other words, the audience knows the character is making a mistake, even as the character is making it. This technique highlights the importance of a particular truth by portraying a person who is strikingly unaware of it.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:47 | 1765673 Tsukato
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Super Bitchen!!! I'm serious. How will the slave trade unfold? Will it just be negroids again, or will white deptor chicks be fair game? I live in China, and had been thinking about sitting the shit out before comin back, but if what your saying is true, my fantasy is about to unfold?? If I own an actual slave, guess I can't get busted for raping it, huh? How bout killing it, if it gets lazy or mouths off? I'm goin back a rich man, and gonna put together a harem of slaves!!!... ooh, the possibilities :) Y'know, there's really notjing wrong with debtor slavery. Honestly. People got themselves into way more debt than they knew they could handle, and felt nothing of spending others' money that they didn't earn. Seems fair they should have to pay the piper. There's no free lunch for freeloadin bummies. Fuck em :)

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:50 | 1765690 Scisco
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Wrong. He was arguing against laws that force businesses to transact with other individuals. Troll harder.

P.S. by freedom I assume you mean freedom from personal responsibility and freedom from making choices for yourself.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:06 | 1765764 GeezerGeek
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Sen. Barry Goldwater opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 because of the inclusion of Title II, which had seriously deleterious effects on private property rights. His record on supporting minorities' rights was stellar. The 1964 legislation did not end slavery, so opposing it would not have reinstated it. It must be nice to be so oblivious to reality.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:14 | 1765807 BigJim
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Ah, you were being sarcastic. Phew!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:39 | 1765931 ceilidh_trail
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MDB=meconium boy

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 15:11 | 1766775 buyingsterling
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More, please. This is great. Someone so dense they seem sarcastic. What else can you tell us, MDB?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:01 | 1765734 Tsukato
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Why dont you STFU! The whole slave deal is way too bitchin! There's really nothing wrong with it. We have wage slaves now, right? We just shouldn't be able to enslave babies of slaves. They should be free of course. But their mothers need to learn a valuable lesson. Don't live beyond your means!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 15:12 | 1766785 buyingsterling
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most entertaining comment section ever.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:22 | 1765821 passwordis
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Paul understands that the Civil rights act is not only unconstitutional but represents the ridiculous notion that Governments can legislate and mandate social conduct  (the freedom to think and act  in a certian way).  It forced black people to integrate with white people, something that hurt blacks ( and America) immensely.  Watch the bench at a football game. Blacks sit with blacks and whites sit with whites, not because it's raciest but because it is perfectly natural.

 The idea that Americans are forced, by the federal government, to hire blacks because they are black and women because they are women and fat people because they are fat and gays because they are gay and transvestites because they are transvestites should stop and make you think about what America has become.

 Ron Paul is exactly correct on the Civil rights act and the similar laws that followed.  Are you free to make your decisions or does the Government make them for you? One or the other.. does'nt matter what the decision is. You are free or you are not.




Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:51 | 1765326 cat2
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1. no, he wants to open it up to competition against a "sound" money (gold backed money)

2. kind of true, but all we have done is unite Islam.  There are no christian churches left in the middle east and Christians are being killed daily now in Egypt and probably Libya too now.

3. WTF are you talking about link please.

You are a tool.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:19 | 1765827 passwordis
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 He may be a tool but Ron Paul is right on the Civil rights act .

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:53 | 1765345 DeadFred
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So what's your point troll?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:53 | 1765348 homersimpson
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Um... this is not the Finance Yahoo or CBS Marketwatch forums.

Fed sux0rs. Milliondollarbonus, if I paid you to troll for me, I'd fire you. Yesterday. You can't even read the damn site you're posting on.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:58 | 1765376 SWCroaker
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Okay, I humored you.  Read it.  Can I vote for him now?

Signed, yet another arrogant libertarian who also wants to abolish the Fed, end the war on terror, and allow THE PEOPLE, not the IDIOTIC GOVERNMENT to make the calls on social acceptability.

Kiss kiss.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:14 | 1765415 Don Birnam
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The Devil's Advocate trolling shtick is getting quite tired. Unmask yourself and participate using your genuine candor. 

As an aside, the "War on Terror" so-called has resulted in the loss of so many personal liberties and has erected so many police-state edifices, it would be well to attenuate it. 

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:03 | 1765418 richard in norway
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great piss take, you are taking the piss?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:22 | 1765461 ShouldveLeftHer
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What a slave. It doesnt matter who is President anymore. It doesnt matter who your "representative" is anymore. We havent been represented in a century. Keep paying your taxes and contributing to your 401k and move along drone. Spread your message bro! Obama is the only one who can save us, make him dictator! Make sure you indoctrinate your kids to think and act like you too. That way theres less people buying land and hoarding metals so my kids can take the lions share.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:15 | 1765496 bxy
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neo con establishment douche

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:16 | 1765503 monoloco
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Wow, a masochist who comes to ZH to get his jollies. That's really desperate.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:17 | 1765511 UK debt marsh
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4.  Ron Paul eats Dead Babies .....yadayada

Ending the Fed and the war in Afghanistan sounds good to me

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 15:56 | 1766946 malalingua
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you forgot to add that he eats dead babies with evil sauce too. 

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:42 | 1765628 g
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@ MDB, even the average American is beginning to realize that what you are saying is not true.


In response to point 1, those same poison ivy league economics professors got us into this mess and continue to advise more of the same reckless debt laden anit-solutions. They have had their chance and failed miserably. Case in point, the entire western world is based on and has tried these very ideas you support. The entire western world is failing because of these ideas. And you suggest more of the same.

In response to point 2, Ron Paul is onto something when he says it is our nation building and interference that angers the middle east. Hypothetically if America was suffering from violent protests, civil war, rampant civil rights abuses, etc, and another country came over here to reinstate democracy then Americans would violently oppose the invader, regardless of the intent of the invader. The aggressor will always be viewed negatively and be opposed regardless of the intent or justification used. The fact is that our country has been doing this for a long time, and these feelings they have toward us are generational now and deep seated. How about a peace initiative, a constructive dialogue, and exchange of ideas and culture. That would do much more to reduce terrorism. It is obvious that when you bomb a country, kill its people, interfere in its sovereignty, that the reaction will be negative and have consequences.

In response to point 3, Ron Paul has never said anything about legalizing slavery, In fact what he has said is that he is a fierce supporter of individual rights. Seems to me that if individual rights are enforced then liberties for all are protected and all of this other legislation serves no purpose. I think what Ron Paul is saying that much of the civil rights legislation only divides the people along ethic lines because it gives an elevated status to specified groups. Once again if individual rights are enforced then no one can infringe or violate anyone elses rights regardless of ethnicity or any other factor.


Americans are waking up the the realities above, hopefully it is not to late. They are seeing through the very propaganda that you and the powers that be promote. They realize the status quo has failed them and are demanding change. The ideas you mentioned have been tried without success for several generations now and have not yielded positive results. To continue to promote them is foolish and detrimental. The American people will stop the likes of you, the sooner the better.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:55 | 1765706 g
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I agree that liberterianism is not the solution, niether is communism, socialism, progressivism, conservatism or any other ism you can conjure up. All of these paradigms have failed, we have enough historical examples to back this up. Any idea has its strong and weak points. We need to have a dialogue and critically think about what our goals are, how to achieve and then implement them. A wise ZH'er once said that each of these ism's presents a dichotomy, each of these paradigms has logical failures. There is no easy solution, there is not one ism that will be the penultimate solution.

I do not agree with Ron Paul on every issue. But I will take honesty over falsehood, a step in the right direction versus more of the same, justice over fraud, equity or inequity. Ron Paul stands out as a beacon of hope. Get on board pal.

Ron Paul 2012

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:51 | 1765693 caconhma
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"According to top Ivy League economics professors" WOW. Holly shit!

Just hard facts. The FED members are mostly Jewish. The Ivy League economics professors are 85% Jewish. These clowns are moving constantly between the FED and the Ivy League economics professorship positions because their real masters, the Rothschild family, promoting their agenda prefer smoke & mirrors games to fool uneducated and stupid masses.

Well, sometimes, as a smokescree, they use people like Mr. Cain and Obama. Remember "The Hope and Change"?


Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:57 | 1765717 Sands8oo
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Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:03 | 1765748 Tsukato
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Libertarians wanna legalize prostitution too! I'm gonna buy a buncha slaves and start my own Mustang Ranch??

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:10 | 1765782 Idiot Savant
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@MillionDollarBonus - love your snark/sarc!!! I can't believe all the morons that think you're serious. Anyway, please keep it coming, as it is appreciated by some of us.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:18 | 1765820 blueRidgeBoy
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he really does stir up some shit, doesn't he?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:19 | 1765831 i-dog
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Congratulations, MDB. I think you've cracked the record for the "Most ZHers Sucked Into Indignant Replies To A Troll". Your ZH T-shirt should be on its way.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:19 | 1766116 Ronaldo
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The dude has some skils, doesn't he.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:38 | 1766215 Diplodicus Rex
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-148 and counting. Its now getting embarassing. People need to calm down and learn some of the finer points about our complex and yet subtle langage, English. Here is some help from Wikipedia:

In dramatic irony, the author causes a character to speak or act erroneously, out of ignorance of some portion of the truth of which the audience is aware. In other words, the audience knows the character is making a mistake, even as the character is making it. This technique highlights the importance of a particular truth by portraying a person who is strikingly unaware of it.


Every time they hit that down arrow or launch another wave of vitriol it serves only to pull the trigger whilst the gun is firmly planted on their own foot. Please stop. It's unbecoming of this wonderful site.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:25 | 1765858 e_goldstein
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Maybe you should read Dr. Paul's books before engaging in character defamation.

Legalize slavery at the state level? You're an idiot at best and at worst a shill.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:05 | 1766054 Gringo Viejo
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..."arrogant libertarian".....hmmm....unfamiliar with that.

By the way, how thoses meds workin' out for 'ya?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:10 | 1766076 Nothing To See Here
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The concept of a Ron Paul supporter is not the same o as a (name-a-politician)supporter. People who support Ron Paul do so because they have learned from various experiences, have challenged their own former beliefs and have come to the conclusion that Ron Paul happens to be the only person in politics who is not in politics for power and money but rather to defend liberty and the idea of a free society for all. We do welcome your ignorance and respect that you are mentally challenged but hope that you will escape the matrix some day. Good luck to you.

PS : I think that -140 beats the record?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:45 | 1766240 earnyermoney
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You're a slave. The IRS is the cruel field master and the FED, Executive, Congressional and Judicial branches of government are the plantation owners.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 13:10 | 1766330 faustian bargain
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You know, the problem with this kind of sarcasm is, lots of people actually believe that crap. It sortof loses its sarcasticness because of that.

But I suppose you know this. Which is why, at the end of the day, you're just a pathetic attention whore.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 13:55 | 1766460 dugorama
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we're all on board with points 1 & 2.  just two more reasons to vote for him.......

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 13:58 | 1766468 jomama
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Wed, 10/12/2011 - 13:59 | 1766478 Schmuck Raker
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Impressive +/- spread.

Do you have any Greek in you?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 14:00 | 1766480 John_Coltrane
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You almost made me cancel my check to RP until I remembered a critical fact: 

You're a prevaricating moron!

BTW the so-called Patriot Act is unconstitutional as are both current wars as the government failed to received a declaration of war as required in the constitution.  That's why RP opposes and voted against the so called "patriot act" and wants to defund the TSA.  Not only does RP understand the economy, he understands the critical role of freedom and liberty in a society.  The more the establishment tries to push phonies like Cain and Romney, the more strength RP will garner.

Freedom and Liberity with the great patriot RP in 2012.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 15:39 | 1766894 Absinthe Minded
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179 Junks! You may just set a record. Then I hope someone jams their junk in your trunk.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:56 | 1765712 no2foreclosures
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Herman "I was once a Fed president" Cain is the lastest Alan Keys incarnation, especially placed in the debates to detract from Ron Paul.  

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 14:27 | 1766586 PivotalTrades
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If Cain dropped the national sales tax. raised flat income tax to 15% and Corporate Tax to 15% he would get my vote. Bachman had it right when she critisized the establishment of another fed pipeline into our pockets.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:31 | 1765213 HelluvaEngineer
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Is he still running?  I thought he had turned invisible again.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:36 | 1765245 Careless Whisper
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what's the over/under that the 9-9-9 plan would end up being 29-29-29 after 5years

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:40 | 1765259 tmosley
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That's next year.  In five years it will be 90-90-90.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:06 | 1765444 Jay Gould Esq.
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Abolish the Sixteenth Amendment, and then we may talk about a "VAT" or consumption tax. Either, or; not both.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:29 | 1765572 Dental Floss Tycoon
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1913 was a particularly bad year for legislation.

The Federal Reserve, Income Tax, and Senators elected by popular vote thereby neutering the States regarding Federal issues.

So don't just abolish the Sixteenth Amendment.  Let's abolish the Fed and restore the Senate as the voice of the States.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:43 | 1765655 Jay Gould Esq.
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Unfortunate, but true. Excellent observations, and I concur.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:57 | 1765719 FEDbuster
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They are almost at the tipping point.  If they can get the ratio to 60% pay nothing or recieve tax credits and 40% pay income tax, they should have enough votes to stay in power forever.  It may take 70:30, but we are getting close.  At that point the tax rates will be limited only by producers willingness to still get out of bed in the morning. 

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:38 | 1765250 Pladizow
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Main Stream Media: "Cain gets more then double the votes of next closest competitor"!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:42 | 1765648 flattrader
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Only up until the point his current campaign manager dies uninsured/uninsurable and deep in debt like the last one.

When the campaign manager gets sick and dies, so does the campaign.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:45 | 1765287 heyligen
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But he is not good in selling lies and false promises. Which unfortunately is the main thing his would-be sponsors will pay him for.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:54 | 1765350 jdelano
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this is the only bright spot on the internet today.  

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:16 | 1765502 anony
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.....and DOES nothing.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:36 | 1765615 covert
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there is no perfect candidate and this election is riggen a million ways to sunday so, it can't really matter.


Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:17 | 1765819 MassDecep
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Observe how the powers that be, WILL effectively, dis a vote Ron Paul. This is where the sheeple will really come to grips with Voter Fraud at the highest level. They do not count votes electronically ....for nothing. See

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:23 | 1765846 Hurdy Gurdy Man
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-1 = knee jerk reactionary

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:25 | 1765857 J 457
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Ron Paul and Elizabeth Warren.  Dynamic duo.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 15:51 | 1774986 maddogs
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Dynamic duo., lol. The millionaires will all say I"m leaving America!!! heh heh heh, but then, since the Tax Law exists whereby those permananltly leaving have to return 1/2 of their wealth, none will leave. That tax, signed in as a rider to the Veterans bill a couple years ago, basiclly assures that people will cooperate.

Of course those that leave will only help pay down the Debt. anyway :)

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:51 | 1765986 Hal n back
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the correct answer to which Fed Chief was the best woudl be


None of the above


probably also true for all the declared candidates for president in 2012 from both parties.


Still, who in their right mind would want that?


Maybe someone successful in business who is terminally ill and wil d the right things because he or she has no future to be concerned with.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:29 | 1766172 chistletoe
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given the irrationality of the very existence of the office,

Paul Volker did a pretty good job.


Sadly, the one who actually got most of the credit for his efforts

was a grade "B" actor suffering from narcolepsy and alzheimers

residing in an elliptica mansion down the road a few blocks ....

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:27 | 1765179 SeanJKerrigan
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No surprise here.  Ron Paul fans have a sixth sense for pending online polls. That said, I can't imagine Mitt Romney has ever even heard of Austrian economics, let alone have a substantive critique of them.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:31 | 1765210 mkanterm
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Mind you he was one of the foudners of one of the most successful PE firms...

But he has no clue what economics are.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:48 | 1765307 Dr. Richard Head
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I have not yet seen one Cain, Romney, Bachman, or Perry candidate sticker or sign on ANYONE's car or on any real estates.  My travels have taken me to 9 (Vegas, Indy, Lexington, Louisville, Atlanta, Chattanooga, Fort Worth, Cleveland, Atlantic City)  different cities in the last two months.  Through each and everyone of those cities I have encountered Ron Paul supporters from all over the country and have seen billboards, cars, signs, stickers, and t-shirts of Ron Paul supporters in each and every location, as well as traveling to those destinations.  The mainstream media cannot erase this, as Ron Paul supporters cannot be swayed with the media's candidate of the month.

I am encouraged and so should all Ron Paul supporters.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:00 | 1765729 I Got Worms
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Austin, TX - In my city that is a dot of blue in a sea of red, There are seven Ron Paul signs on our block (including my house). Zero for any other candidate. Lot's of RP love in Texas. I saw a homemade sign around town that was up during Rick Perry's governor race, that has come out of retirement that says: "We're Aggies, and we won't even vote for Rick Perry."

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:37 | 1765613 Comay Mierda
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Romney - "Print money so we can save the banks and keep the value of our currency"

fucking moron

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:27 | 1765180 Johnny Lawrence
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I had to stop watching last night.  I was getting too upset.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:12 | 1765781 Tsukato
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Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:46 | 1765967 DosZap
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Matters not a WHIT, we are getting the Ex Fed Bank dude Cain(that has no clue on taxes).

Seems like a smart guy, but the fact he has been in the beasts bellly automatically is a NO CONFIDENCE vote.

Tax food?,wasn't aware clothes are taxed?.LOL

Or Romney, which ObamaScare is nealry 100% modeled after, w/exceptions of sneaky orders slid in.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:31 | 1765182 SheepDog-One
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Who gives a rats ass, our problems are not 'They dont get economics' its that the WORLD BANKERS (GS) have sold this country out in Crazy FEDdies big going out of business fire sale! Yea we've been sold for scrap...And a PRESIDENT PUPPET will fix it? 

Yea right, wake me when reality comes back into play.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:42 | 1765267 DOT
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Rumour has it that Reid will call the Senate in next week to repeal the Laws of Physics. Free energy !


Unfortunately there will be no reality left.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:28 | 1765184 Turd Ferguson
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I'd like to write in "Turd Ferguson".

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:45 | 1765290 gaoptimize
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I wonder how many voters write themselves in for President.  I seems like the obvious futile act of someone suffering from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:11 | 1765470 Turd Ferguson
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I like it!

I can add NPD to my list of acronym maladies along with ADHD and GERD. Sweet!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:06 | 1765765 I Got Worms
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Turd, I'll consider writing you in if you'll take a closer look at the documented evidence about 9/11, and either re-evaluate your "believer" status, or actually refute some of the scientific evidence presented by Architects and Engineers/Firefighters/Pilots/etc for 9/11 Truth. 

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:49 | 1766264 zapdude
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I'll write-in Ron Paul first, but you're in solid 2nd place!

Love ya Turd, keep up the awesome work on your blog

Hat tip to you, good sir!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:28 | 1765187 Mad Marv
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Wake up, or be eaten by a zombie in the near future.  Go Ron Paul!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:29 | 1765188 chunga
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So Cain wins by a wide margin.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:30 | 1765199 SheepDog-One
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THEY will pick who YOU will vote for! Thats right!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:14 | 1765483 chunga
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Yeah but standing in line to vote is so nostalgic.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:29 | 1765189 eigenvalue
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Ron Paul will never become POTUS next year because most of the voters are economically illiterate

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:29 | 1765190 Archimedes Leve...
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Who the fuck is Romney ;)

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:38 | 1765253 Long-John-Silver
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He is our version of Emperor Palpatine. Play the Star Wars music theme as he speaks. You'll be amazed at how well it fits.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:03 | 1765744 NidStyles
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No reason to dirty such a beautiful soundtrack with something like a slug of a politician. Palpatine at least had style, the guy could shoot lightning bolts from his finger tips FFS.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:29 | 1765193 Vergeltung
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that must be one of the Tyler's kids, in the FB profile pic on there. OPSEC has been blown.


Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:30 | 1765200 monopoly
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Beautiful, too bad he cannot win. And if he gets close to the head spot, watch out for passing cars.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:36 | 1765242 The Deleuzian
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If RP got 'whacked'...You would see more than a protest I'm sure...

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:04 | 1765751 NidStyles
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I don't think so, bullets travel pretty fast.

Thu, 10/13/2011 - 10:20 | 1769314 Phil Free
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head spot = head shot.


Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:30 | 1765202 warchopper
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But, if it was who understood pizza best...

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:30 | 1765207 ellandroadfaithful61
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So it's a straight fight between Herman Cain and Mitt Romney. With Michele going for the

i'm not them or Rick vote. My money is on Jon Huntsman, nice sounding name.....

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:33 | 1765222 SheepDog-One
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No, its a puppet show until the FED decides who you will like and vote for...that of course will be their black buttboy Herman Cain....because you love love him...and you dont want to be called a RACIST right? Its the right thing to do....for the country...

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:42 | 1765268 SeverinSlade
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Don't you love how 9-9-9 upside down is 6-6-6.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:55 | 1765359 BKbroiler
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I can't believe she played that card, "devils in the details". numbskull.  

Cain is fun to watch. All I hear is 9 large pizzas, 9 toppings, only $9 each. 

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:15 | 1765497 jdelano
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whaahahahahahahahahaha.  +1 for belly laugh

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:55 | 1765709 Caggge
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Bachmans coming out with her 69-69-69 plan next week.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:10 | 1766077 DosZap
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My money is on Jon Huntsman, nice sounding name.....

Never make it, we get Romney, or Cain.

Cain has an issue being Ex Federal Reserve..NO WAY he gets my vote.

Romney, has issues, but Hopefully being a Mormon, he is as conservative as the majority of them(usually are).

Huntsman, is also, but has the charisma of a turtle.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:31 | 1765212 kaiserhoff
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When were the good and brave ever a majority?

                                        Henry David Thoreau

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:32 | 1765215 gimli
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Ron is the only candidate that knows how to perform a C-section and understands labor pains.

We need jobs and it's gonna be a painful delivery --- he has my vote

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:36 | 1765240 SheepDog-One
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Ron Paul will give us jobs? When will that be, after a 30 year reversal of sending all our production and factories overseas, in 30 years from now? Somehow, Im not holding my breath.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:42 | 1765269 tmosley
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Drop the regulations while we are still in the first world, and the jobs will come flooding back.  Shipping is expensive.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:44 | 1765286 SheepDog-One
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We're first in the world in what? Corruption and fraud?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:48 | 1765305 cat2
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Reverse Frank Dodd and SOX and any other federal reguation he can find will go a long way, but it will not be immediate.  Probably take 2 years to turn it around if it was done today.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 13:47 | 1766436 jomama
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stop towing an outdated partisan line.  you, of all people, should be able to.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:32 | 1765216 LongSoupLine
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The question should be "who is honest about our economy and wants to make changes for the part of America not attached to Wall Street or D.C."  The votes would then be 100% Ron Paul.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:32 | 1765218 SeverinSlade
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Ron Paul doesn't exist.  Mainstream media said so.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:33 | 1765227 HelluvaEngineer
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I heard he once killed a mountain lion with his bare hands!

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:34 | 1765231 SeverinSlade
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I heard that Chuck Norris once challenged him to a fight and lost.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:48 | 1765308 Temporalist
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Ron Paul was eating a live mountain lion and beat off Chuck Norris with his left foot, his inferior foot, while holding a chocolate chip cookie.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:01 | 1765401 Temporalist
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Two haters of chocolate chip cookies?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:28 | 1765577 Raymond K Hessel
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beat off Chuck Norris with his left foot

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:28 | 1766167 Ronaldo
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Yeah, not so sure I liked that visual either.......

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:44 | 1765285 Esso
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Didn't he have a blue ox too?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:17 | 1765507 jdelano
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Ron Paul Bunyan?

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 12:45 | 1766239 malalingua
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My fav is Optimus Paul.



Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:32 | 1765219 Johnny Lawrence
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I wish Paul would get more aggressive in these debates.  Everybody knows the moderators won't ask him any questions.   He needs to interrupt, or at least call out the moderators and say "Why do you never ask me questions?"

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:07 | 1765768 NidStyles
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Sometimes the best strategy is to let the opponents show how ignorant they are, or to let them step on their own dicks. Then all he has to do is keep on the message that he's had for the past 30 years. Easy win IMO, it's working great for him. The more attention they give the idiots, the more popular he becomes.

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:28 | 1765872 Piranhanoia
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He never interrupts anyone. He allows them to speak and waits to speak. He can't compete in the television wars. But when the people realize they have no more money in the next year,  things will change.  They will begin to listen to people that have something to say and can string a paragraph together without sounding like idiots.  


Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:33 | 1765223 Dr.Evil
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Link please! Have the urge to vote!


Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:57 | 1765364 Dental Floss Tycoon
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Here you are.

You will have to look for it.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!