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    Marco Rubio -What did you think of his rebuttal?

    Marco Rubio What did you think of his rebuttal? I found it ironic: Said he paid off his $100K federal student loans two months ago at the age of 41. Since graduating has been suckling at the teat of government his entire life. Perhaps that’s the hypocrisy of the GOP, government is bad even...
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    Are you a Sociopath or do you know one?

    This summarizes some of the common features of descriptions of the behavior of sociopaths. Glibness and Superficial Charm Manipulative and Conning They never recognize the rights of others and see their self-serving behaviors as permissible. They appear to be charming, yet are covertly...
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    China auto sales jump 78 percent in September

    China has widened its lead over the U.S. as the world's top auto market, with September sales vaulting 78 percent, spurred by tax cuts and government stimulus spending. We did both of those here -- Except we are moving away from what made us a wealthy nation, not just a few wealthy.... The...
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    Non-Aggression pact with the moon

    Anyone plan on watching the missile impact on the moon?
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    More troops for Afghanistan?

    I hold Obama to the same standard as Bush on Iraq. What's the plan and what do you consider a success? No more money and LIVES, unless I understand the plan and goals - measurable. Your thoughts and expectations on the Afghanistan war?
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    Cash for clunkers over?

    Cash for clunkers over? It's a sad testament. The money borrowed to run the program netted a big win for automakers. Unfortunately, the big winners were foreign again, as in every industry, where two thirds of the automaker's profits end up - Their motherland... Borrowed money, so we could...
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    Raising beer prices

    I saw on the news today our foreign owned beer companies are going to continue to raise beer prices - Miller and Anheuser Busch. I don't really drink beer that much, but I really don't like frilly imports. I guess Miller and Anheuser Busch are off the list now -frilly imports. Coors is...
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    History of Health Care

    I had this link saved on 2-25-08 and forgot all about it. It is an interesting timeline. Your thoughts on periods/events that stands out to you?
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    Cleveland Clinic

    Anyone see the News on the Cleveland Clinic? Smokers and Fat People need not apply.... Did back peddle on the Obese comment. "And the sign said long haired freaky people need not apply So I tucked my hair up under my hat and I went in to ask him why He said you look like a fine upstanding...
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    Fox News

    I meant to ask this the other day. Anyone know what Jethro Tull song was played as the background music on Fox news?
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    Health Care Bill

    Which part of the health care bill are you for or against? This sums it up....
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    Tater salad

    Share your potato salad ingredients... The one I like best is the one grandma and my mom made. Neither one of them are around anymore. My wife and I have tried to make it many times, we get close, but still not the same. I know what's in it, but getting the portions right is the problem...
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    America has a rich tradition putting our most honored leaders on its currencies.

    - George Washington, our nation's first president and leader of the American Revolution. -Abe Lincoln, our most honorable leader pulled our nation through its darkest time. -Alexander Hamilton, founding father, first secretary of the treasury and leader of the constitutional convention...
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    Army accuses KBR contractors of 'negligent homicide' for electrocution

    They are finally getting closer to charging KBR.... Sad state of affairs when our troops are being killed at the hands of substandard work done by taxpayer money!!!!!!
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    AIG Gives ‘Retention’ Pay After Scrapping Bonuses

    AIG Gives ‘Retention’ Pay After Scrapping Bonuses Their retention bonus should be just still having a job IMO. They just don't get it How about you? Then the Bankster Gangsters From Maxalon's thread are raising interest rates... The banks are a bad credit risk, we should be raising...
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    The Monkeys - Moral of the story is?

    Once upon a time a man appeared in a village and announced to the villagers that he would buy monkeys for $10 each. The villagers, seeing that there were many monkeys around, went out to the forest and started catching them. The man bought thousands at $10 and, as supply started to diminish, the...
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    COWFISHRULE - anagram

    Wish of Lucre - $10
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    What must the Republican party do?

    What must the Republican party do to get back seats in the house and senate? Including states that have typically been in RED - VA, IN. Also , the 8 states that flipped from Red in the last presidential race to Blue, with two still yet TBD. Besides the typical answers I expect to hear like...
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    Dixville Notch has spoken: It's Obama in a landslide

    DIXVILLE NOTCH, New Hampshire (CNN) -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama emerged victorious in the first election returns of the 2008 presidential race, winning 15 of 21 votes cast in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire. It was the first time since 1968 that the village leaned Democratic...
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    BBC reporting - US Tent Cities

    The BBC is reporting US tent cities - (Sad, we just borrowed (National Debt) 200 Billion for the Bankers). The meltdown in the US [hr] market has led to record foreclosures and forced thousands from their homes. In few places is it worse than southern California, where the BBC's Rajesh...