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Jay Mc

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#1781
Aug 6, 2012
 
I really wish people across this nation would simply wake up. There isn't 1 politician in D.C.,who isn't 1 form or another on the take. Time to get these ivy league wastes out of office. DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. THEY CAN'T FIX 100,000,000 million votes
bud richmond

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go ahead and vote for the repubs and when the filthy rich bastards give themselves millions in tax breaks and your mom and dad and your grandparents are living in the streets because they dont have social security anymore remember you wanted that i will vote against repubs and fight for your family and mine when you cast your vote not only do you think about what you are voting out but what you are letting in! have you ever bought something and found it to be a pos. well thats what will happen if you give them your vote but you cant return them the dems suck but the repubs scare the hell out of me.
Albert

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Received this in an email. Don't know the author, it is factual.
In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior:“A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse over loose fiscal policy,(which is) always followed by a dictatorship.”
The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has been about 200 years. During those 200 years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence:
From bondage to spiritual faith;
From spiritual faith to great courage;
From courage to liberty;
From liberty to abundance;
From abundance to complacency;
From complacency to apathy;
From apathy to dependence;
From dependence back into bondage.

Born 1776, Died 2012
Professor Joseph Olson of Hamline University School of Law in St, Paul, Minnesota, Points out some interesting facts concerning the last Presidential election:
Number of States won by: Obama: 19 McCain: 29
Square miles of land won by: Obama: 580,000 McCain: 2,427,000

Population of counties won by: Obama: 127 million McCain: 143 million

Murder rate per 100,000 residents
In counties won by: Obama 13.2 McCain: 2.1

Professor Olson adds:“In aggregate, the map of the territory McCain won was mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens of the country.
Obama territory encompassed those citizens living in low income tenements and living off various forms of government welfare…”

Professor Olson believes the United States is now somewhere between the “complacency and apathy” phase of Professor Tyler’s definition democracy, with some forty percent of the nation’s population already having reached the “governmental dependency” phase.
doubt

Spencer, IN

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#1785
Aug 27, 2012
 
yada yada yada blah blah, Say some thing that matters for a change.
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repubs suck
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Albert wrote:
Received this in an email. Don't know the author, it is factual.
In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior:“A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse over loose fiscal policy,(which is) always followed by a dictatorship.”
The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has been about 200 years. During those 200 years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence:
From bondage to spiritual faith;
From spiritual faith to great courage;
From courage to liberty;
From liberty to abundance;
From abundance to complacency;
From complacency to apathy;
From apathy to dependence;
From dependence back into bondage.
Born 1776, Died 2012
Professor Joseph Olson of Hamline University School of Law in St, Paul, Minnesota, Points out some interesting facts concerning the last Presidential election:
Number of States won by: Obama: 19 McCain: 29
Square miles of land won by: Obama: 580,000 McCain: 2,427,000
Population of counties won by: Obama: 127 million McCain: 143 million
Murder rate per 100,000 residents
In counties won by: Obama 13.2 McCain: 2.1
Professor Olson adds:“In aggregate, the map of the territory McCain won was mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens of the country.
Obama territory encompassed those citizens living in low income tenements and living off various forms of government welfare…”
Professor Olson believes the United States is now somewhere between the “complacency and apathy” phase of Professor Tyler’s definition democracy, with some forty percent of the nation’s population already having reached the “governmental dependency” phase.
You are dead right my man!

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#1788
Aug 28, 2012
 
Polly want a cracker?
Zombie

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Albert wrote:
Received this in an email. Don't know the author, it is factual.
In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior:“A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse over loose fiscal policy,(which is) always followed by a dictatorship.”
The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has been about 200 years. During those 200 years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence:
From bondage to spiritual faith;
From spiritual faith to great courage;
From courage to liberty;
From liberty to abundance;
From abundance to complacency;
From complacency to apathy;
From apathy to dependence;
From dependence back into bondage.
Born 1776, Died 2012
Professor Joseph Olson of Hamline University School of Law in St, Paul, Minnesota, Points out some interesting facts concerning the last Presidential election:
Number of States won by: Obama: 19 McCain: 29
Square miles of land won by: Obama: 580,000 McCain: 2,427,000
Population of counties won by: Obama: 127 million McCain: 143 million
Murder rate per 100,000 residents
In counties won by: Obama 13.2 McCain: 2.1
Professor Olson adds:“In aggregate, the map of the territory McCain won was mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens of the country.
Obama territory encompassed those citizens living in low income tenements and living off various forms of government welfare…”
Professor Olson believes the United States is now somewhere between the “complacency and apathy” phase of Professor Tyler’s definition democracy, with some forty percent of the nation’s population already having reached the “governmental dependency” phase.
Some people just don't wanna see the truth. Some people just intellectually can't understand! Good post!
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Zombie is the right name. blindly following . no mind of your own. Political propaganda is all you know.
murphy

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It's nice to see someone doing their homework and backing up opinions with facts. Don't see that too often on here. Good job Albert!
repubtards suck

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#1792
Aug 30, 2012
 
go ahead and vote for the repubtards i guess you didnt get enough of a pounding when the repubtards were beating around the bush
repubtards suck

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#1793
Aug 30, 2012
 
i think kojak should do the math on bush v gore hmm! it sounds smart when you borrow someone elses thoughts but when you get one of your own if it dont kill you you will become a lion instead of a sheep
Well

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A quick search of www.snopes.com will show this post from Albert as being false.

Not that many Hoosiers like the administration, but we also despise propaganda.
repubtards suck

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the repubtards say "i no we screwed the country up but obama hasnt fixed our mess so let us back in so we can finish destroying this country" they think we are repubtarded!
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all democrats can do is name call and yell white racist remarks its funny if you trash a black man its racist but if you trash a white guys its ok . Wow what a crazy world this is . The democrats are the most women users in the world there the ones who get caught having the most accustations of molesting or sexual advances using there power like clinton did with monica . look at jack kennedy with all the woman he did look at ted killing a lady using and abusing yet the liberals want to call republicains out about abortion well abortion kills unborn little babies and they have rights too . give me a replubican any day over a lying racist woman using democrat
demos

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Albert wrote:
The Democrats in the house and senate supported the war and where convinced of WMD. Now, about the national debt, read the following. Oh, and don't let the truth get in the way of lies.
January 3rd, 2007, the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress:
The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77
The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5%
The Unemployment rate was 4.6%
George Bush's Economic policies SET A RECORD of 52 STRAIGHT MONTHS of JOB CREATION!Remember that day...
January 3rd, 2007 was the day that Barney Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee.The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy?BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES!THANK YOU DEMOCRATS (especially Barney ) for taking us from 13,000 DOW, 3.5 GDP and 4.6% Unemployment...to this CRISIS by (among MANY other things) dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from YOUR Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES!(BTW: Bush asked Congress 17 TIMES to stop Fannie & Freddie -starting in 2001 because it was financially risky for the US economy). Barney blocked it and called it a "Chicken Little Philosophy" (and the sky did fall!)
And who took the THIRD highest pay-off from Fannie Mae AND Freddie Mac? OBAMA
And who fought against reform of Fannie and Freddie?
OBAMA and the Democrat Congress, especially BARNEY!!!!
well said the facts are clear the democrats dont want anyone to see this but there it is .
oral sexton

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demos wrote:
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well said the facts are clear the democrats dont want anyone to see this but there it is .
You either have a bad memory or you are just repeating propaganda. Not true, in any case.. The housing crisis was because of deregulation and a big influx of private investment in subprime mortgages. people were taking out loans they could not afford, because of low "introductory" rates. That was 2003-2004, and by "06, the debt to asset ratio was already under water as the market tanked, people bailed out, banks foreclosed, and went bankrupt. in 07 and 08, both presidents had to rescue the economy.
It wasn't barney and Dodd, it was greed and deregulation, and incompetent, unqualified management in both parties. We can't trust and rely on one party. It didn't work for Hitler, it won't work here. We need to find qualified leaders who will work together. But that will never happen if we keep staring at the TV and getting dumber by the minute.
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Aug 31, 2012
 
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Albert wrote:
The Democrats in the house and senate supported the war and where convinced of WMD. Now, about the national debt, read the following. Oh, and don't let the truth get in the way of lies.
January 3rd, 2007, the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress:
The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77
The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5%
The Unemployment rate was 4.6%
George Bush's Economic policies SET A RECORD of 52 STRAIGHT MONTHS of JOB CREATION!Remember that day...
January 3rd, 2007 was the day that Barney Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee.The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy?BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES!THANK YOU DEMOCRATS (especially Barney ) for taking us from 13,000 DOW, 3.5 GDP and 4.6% Unemployment...to this CRISIS by (among MANY other things) dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from YOUR Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES!(BTW: Bush asked Congress 17 TIMES to stop Fannie & Freddie -starting in 2001 because it was financially risky for the US economy). Barney blocked it and called it a "Chicken Little Philosophy" (and the sky did fall!)
And who took the THIRD highest pay-off from Fannie Mae AND Freddie Mac? OBAMA
And who fought against reform of Fannie and Freddie?
OBAMA and the Democrat Congress, especially BARNEY!!!!
what an absolute moron when bushy left office we were already in meltdown we were bleedin jobs the housing crises was in full swing the rich bleed the country dry and bushy paved the way and paul ryan voted for all of it pull head from ass black guy sucks but repubs are fatten ing there accounts and the regular guy is losing his home i guess its true when a repubtard makes up their mind the facts wont change it if you make less than a hundred thousand a year you cant afford to vote repubtard and if you make more and vote repubtard your goin to join us poor bastards soon enough and you will scream foul buyers remorse sucks but you cant make them leave till there term is up and they can do alot in a short time dont give them oppertunity they lied all through the convention what do you think will happen when they get in
Democrat37

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&sn s=em

She has my vote she could really take Indiana to the top

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