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Old 02 October 2012, 07:11 PM
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What to do?
For a start, how about not confusing satire with reality?
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Old 02 October 2012, 07:23 PM
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Comment: Fox News again was only news show to report that an 11 yr. old
Montana girl shot and killed one illegal immigrant breaking into her home
when she was alone, and shot/injured the other. Got her dads shotgun and
shot as he trained her since age 9. Why not on other news shows??????
Hum.....
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Old 02 October 2012, 07:24 PM
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Why not on other news shows?
Maybe because the other news shows don't report apocryphal stories:

http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/homeinvasion.asp
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Old 03 October 2012, 01:45 PM
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What is this country coming to? WAKE UP AMERICA!!!11!!1!

Now this Snoops guy wants the news to only report facts! I fear for the futore. What happned to those great American values I grewe up with, when a man was free to belive what he wanted instead of what is actuly true.

If this storyu was so untrue then why didn't the other networks tell us about it not never happening, huh? Explain that on, Mr "just the facts, ma'am".

Show me the long form Birth Certificate of the made up little girl that never exsisted and then I'll believe your truth!
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Old 03 October 2012, 07:32 PM
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Comment: We need to take our country back, we need to get that sob obama
out of office before we have no country, no rights no anything.
I lived long enough to know what a good president is not one who does not
know how to salute our flag and doesn't know how to stand at attention to
honor the men and women who gave their life for our freedom.
This muslin needs to return too his people and rule them, I know I would
not let him empty my septic tank if he did it with a straw, my american
crap is too good for him.
I truly believe anyone who votes for obama is not a real american.
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Old 03 October 2012, 11:32 PM
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This muslin needs to return too his people and rule them {snip} I truly believe anyone who votes for obama is not a real american.
I truly believe anyone who thinks our president is a cotton fabric shouldn't be allowed anywhere near a voting booth.
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Old 05 October 2012, 04:21 PM
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Comment: I can't understand anyone that would vote for a person as Obama
to be the Presdent when he can change the frag to his own,There so many
things that he has done and still the people want him, What happen
September 11.Obama is One of them he even said so and I say if we vote for
him we are no better then the people that killed all our LOVE ONES.GOD
help us!! Sinerely someone that cares
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Sinerely someone that cares
About what?
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Old 10 October 2012, 06:39 AM
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Comment: who appointed celebrities as experts on politics? they dont know
any more than the average American. Let them keep their thoughts to
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Comment: who appointed celebrities as experts on politics? they dont know
any more than the average American. Let them keep their thoughts to
themselves.
Unless of course their opinions agree with mine in which case they should be given a national stage at my party's convention.
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Old 07 December 2012, 06:34 AM
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Comment: Regarding rumors about Mr. Barack Obama; I can appreciate that
you try to put to rest rumors about him. But, it is my personal opinion
that pictures don't lie. How many times have I seen him NOT salute the
American Flag. It is also my personal feelings when he was running for
president in 2008 I was appalled that he would paint his "personal" plane
with his own logo. No stars and stripes for him, nosiree, it was all
about moving "forward". Well, to be honest, if we are moving forward I
need to turn around because "my country", the United States of America,
English speaking, is in dire straits with his forward plan. Lastly,
rumors may be rumors but pictures aren't rumors, they are images that show
"in the moment". How many pictures have you truly looked at and asked
yourselves, this is truly sad of an American president?
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Old 07 December 2012, 07:46 AM
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But, it is my personal opinion...
This entire diatribe is your "personal opinion." And you know what they say about opinions...
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Old 07 December 2012, 03:04 PM
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the United States of America,
English speaking, is in dire straits with his forward plan.
So, a fantasy country that never really existed but in the minds of the biased and blinkered is in dire straits? Oh, my!
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Old 07 December 2012, 07:21 PM
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Comment: who appointed celebrities as experts on politics? they dont know
any more than the average American. Let them keep their thoughts to
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But Reagan...!

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Old 08 December 2012, 09:46 PM
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How many times have I seen him NOT salute the American Flag.
Too many times! An American president should salute the flag constantly, or else risk being photographed in one of the awkward, embarrassing, unpatriotic and downright Communist moments where he is pre- or post- salute. A worthy president even knows how to pee while saluting, just in case.
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Old 11 January 2013, 12:41 AM
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Referred by: http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/simpson.asp

Comment: Re your comments on an email criticizing Alan Simpson for
calling us greedy. The copy I read attributed it to a named individual in
Montana, and while the tone was angry to say the least, without defending
each accusation,it rang true to me.

Alan Simpson has had a nice ride as a US Senator, and whichever health
benefit program he selected I am sure he is getting a better deal than I
after 25 years in a staff position at a known North Carolina private
university. He seems a nice jolly person whose income has patly come from
the people he accuses of greed.

In terms of extending retirement ages, there is some great difference
between working and extra 4 years doing construction than being a CEO,
senator or many other white collar professions.

Paying doctors less may work longterm, but the immediate effects are
people finding no doctor is willing to take them as a patient.

I won't take up further time arguing specific points. I've never seen your
site before, but you do seem to be overly apologetist for what I find less
than emphatheic speech on the part of someone who should know better.
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Old 07 February 2013, 05:38 AM
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Comment: I noticed that there is absolutely nothing about civics on your
site. Certainly you should find something on the subject of civics,
considering just how many citizens received that key component of their
education in the public school system. Wouldn't you think that it would
be mentioned somewhere? Doesn't it seem odd that it isn't offered and has
been dropped from the curriculum of public education? It would seem that
considering it once was one of the basic classes that was offered by the
public education system, isn't anymore? It provided the knowledge of how
government worked, what responsibilities we as citizens have and how our
representatives were supposed to represent us. Our failure to continue
this education to our children has resulted in a just plain dumbed down
electorate. If the citizens don't know how government is supposed to run,
then how will those people who haven't received this education know
whether things are proceeding as they should or are these people just
going to expect that what ever happens will continue as they have no
control over it? Shame on our education system, shame on our government,
shame on our representatives, shame on us for allowing a generation to
grow up without guidance and direction. No wonder it has become a
anything goes government as the people have now become so ignorant of our
responsibilities and rights, we have leaders telling the people what their
rights are as in what they can or can not do!
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Old 11 February 2013, 11:41 PM
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Comment: Regarding the Obama-care microchip rumor: I wouldn't trust any
information that came or was presented on facebook. It's not a reliable
source of media, and I dispute it being some form of "social" network; it
leads to a lot of disputes amongst the people on it, and I don't think it
a good idea to make your whole life open and expressible to who only
knows--how many true friends are made through it, and what is anyone
expressing behind people's backs in private messages? A phone call or
in-person hanging out with people are the best forms of social interaction
(even e-mail I'm a bit reluctant about, though it I'd use before ever
returning to the quagmire that is the "Social" network; but the
anti-facebook sites aren't but so different; a lot of similarities. But as
far as the Book of Revelation and the identity of the anti-Christ, stay
focussed on the Christ (the real deal) or you're likely to be deceived by
the fake.
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Old 12 February 2013, 06:42 AM
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A phone call or ...
And when phones were coming in there we people saying that THEY weren't the real way to comunicate. No I wasn't around then but I read alot.
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Old 11 April 2013, 06:49 AM
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Comment: These rumors are not new to me and was partially verified on
Friday night, when several news sources reported that at least $21
trillion has been put in offshore tax havens, much of it illegally.
I have many sources who only talk to me on the condition of anonymity,
but, I've usually questioned them to the point of annoyance when I
challenge them about what they tell me. So, here are two financial rumors
they've told me:
First, the Bush 43 TCLCW (tax cuts/loopholes/corporate welfare) allowed
wealthy Americans and big US corporations to completely shelter $42
trillion of income from 2001-2012, costing the US $16.6 trillion of tax
revenue. The corporate welfare portion comes to $1.5 trillion, making the
total bill $18.1 trillion. Even worse: most of the Bush 43 TCLCW are still
in effect...now, if you think that's wild, here's the other one they've
told me:
American citizens and big US corporations have "offshored" a total of $71
TRILLION through the end of last year.
If you can verify either one or both as true, I think you should publish
them. We're talking about staggering amounts of money here...
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