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16 Dec 2013, 11:02 am

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I think I'm lost...

Maybe I'm found...

But, I'm sure my post count is gonna be way off!

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16 Dec 2013, 12:01 pm

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Cannonpointer » 16 Dec 2013 10:23 am wrote:

Hale fellow well met - water in the desert! :clap:


Hey, Cannon!

So, did a wave of Chuck's devotees abandon ship or something?

Nice to see you, btw.

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16 Dec 2013, 12:03 pm

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Brattle Street » 16 Dec 2013 10:14 am wrote:

I hope you are not considering stealing your own content from the ones that treasure it so dearly.


Well, how can I "steal" my "own" content?

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16 Dec 2013, 12:07 pm

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RichClem » 02 Dec 2013 1:48 pm wrote:
Liberals bleated in outrage that under Citizens United evil corporations were given some free speech right.

As if that's something awful.

Do corporations have rights, liberals? Should they not?


Do legal creations breathe?

Corporations are a legal creation. Nothing more.

Arguing that a legal creation is the same as a human being is ludicrous.

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16 Dec 2013, 12:12 pm

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Cannonpointer » 16 Dec 2013 11:09 am wrote:

Pretty much everyone. Chuck thought it would be like On the Left, but he did not comprehend the distinction. THis was not PARTISAN. It was not a right or left decision but a market based one. The community was tired of over moderation and tired of a broken board (probably not in that order). So we started our own board and the community chose this over David's poopy site.

It did not help David's case that he was threatening to start charging if we did not buy soap from him on Ebay.


So, who's in charge here? And whose soap must we buy, now?

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16 Dec 2013, 12:15 pm

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Brattle Street » 16 Dec 2013 11:12 am wrote:

Don't worry, we can pretend that you tap our phones, and we can do it with a straight face. Demonization has the enertia and demand for attention of a black diamond ski trail.


This sounds like a fun place!

Who picks the morlocks?

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16 Dec 2013, 12:16 pm

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Cannonpointer » 16 Dec 2013 11:15 am wrote:

You can import your threads from the poopy place.


But, I don't have to, do I?

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16 Dec 2013, 12:20 pm

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Cannonpointer » 16 Dec 2013 11:13 am wrote:

He will tell you that they breathe through their members that they get their inalienable rights from - but that he does not believe in group rights.

Gory Hole has painted himself into ANOTHER corner. Time to hear the word "moonbat" tossed around most furiously.


Then we need to legalize group marriages for homosexuals.

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16 Dec 2013, 12:33 pm

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littlehawk12 » 16 Dec 2013 11:14 am wrote:
Hey Skeptic. How goes it?


Hello Hawk! Long time...

Doin' OK.

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16 Dec 2013, 12:34 pm

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Cannonpointer » 16 Dec 2013 11:14 am wrote:

Chuck WAS, but he turncoated and got r-u-n-n-o-f-t. Now I am admin, and George Washington is the site owner/admin.


So, what's my chances of getting runoff?

I don't think I remember George.

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16 Dec 2013, 12:35 pm

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Annoyed Liberall » 16 Dec 2013 11:33 am wrote:
Welcome Skeptic!!!
So happy to see you here!!!


Hi AL!

Always nice to be seen.

Good to see you, too.

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16 Dec 2013, 12:38 pm

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Cannonpointer » 16 Dec 2013 9:30 am wrote:

I am trying to remember the LAST time you played Jean Dixon...

Oh, yeah - that was a hoot. :clap:

Some little goff balls never learn...


That WAS hilarious!

Especially when goof compared Nate Silver's methodology to a random number simulation.

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16 Dec 2013, 12:40 pm

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RichClem » 16 Dec 2013 11:38 am wrote:

How to lie with statistics.

There are two very different sets of policies over this time period; Bush's when taxes were cut and economic growth restored, up until the liberal-caused Financial Freeze.

And the leftist Obama presidency, which has been utterly disastrous on the economy.

Worst recovery in 80 years.

Plummeting income.

12% real unemployment.

$1 trillion annual deficits.

1 million jobs behind pre-recession levels.

7 million jobs behind the average recovery.



You certainly titled your nonsense correctly!

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16 Dec 2013, 12:41 pm

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golfboy » 16 Dec 2013 9:23 am wrote:
This is the progressive tax system YOUR party created, and you CONTINUE to support with your votes.
Why are you criticizing it?


Never heard of Kemp-Roth, eh?

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16 Dec 2013, 12:43 pm

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RichClem » 16 Dec 2013 11:39 am wrote:

A psychotic applauding a sociopathic liar.

Words simply do not suffice. :rofl:


OK. We know you're the psychotic, but who are you applauding?

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16 Dec 2013, 12:45 pm

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golfboy » 16 Dec 2013 11:42 am wrote:
Imagine what the graph would look like if they had included government handouts and "refundable" tax credits.
I wonder if there is a similar graph showing taxes paid.


There ARE graphs for corporate handouts, but you can do your own homework.

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16 Dec 2013, 12:48 pm

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littlehawk12 » 16 Dec 2013 11:45 am wrote:
Indeed. Doing well. Hope you are doing the same, and life is treating you well. Merry Christmas!



Merry Christmas! Pretty soon, you should be able to rol one up for the holiday -- unless you live in a conservative state, of course.

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16 Dec 2013, 12:51 pm

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golfboy » 16 Dec 2013 11:23 am wrote:
Liberals MADE them the same as a human being to make the legally responsible for their actions, and so they can be taxed.
Sorry. Your fault.


Your lack of historical knowledge makes you look like a complete liar - or maybe you just like pulling your reality out of your ass.

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16 Dec 2013, 1:01 pm

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littlehawk12 » 16 Dec 2013 11:55 am wrote:

You mean weed? It's already legal medically in Alaska. And also legal for recreational use in your own home. Up to 8 plants growing, and a 1/4 pound I think. We have a ballot coming up in 2014 (that I help put on the ballot) to decriminilize marijuana altogether. And Alaska is about as Red State as one can get. We are a specisl kind of a red state though. Personal liberties are a big deal up here on both sides of the aisle..

Alaska may be a red state. But we are not a "bible thumper" Red State, which makes a lot of difference..


That's true! Alaska has a libertarian bent to it that no other state has (or can afford, really). But, I think the approach is right for Alaska.

I forgot where you live.

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16 Dec 2013, 1:05 pm

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littlehawk12 » 16 Dec 2013 12:03 pm wrote:
Ask Obama. He is the one who says Americans can be indefinitely detained with no jury, and no trial..


Put in place by Bush. It needs to be repealed.

Now, answer the OP.