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Old 09 February 2007, 04:56 AM
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Comment: I just wish the U.S. government had the good common sense to deal with law breaking immigrants and terrorest that your country has. I think you might call it a real lack of spine and a over dose of greed that comes about with cheep illegal labor and dirty votes.
So snopes, did you move and not tell us?

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Old 14 February 2007, 04:50 AM
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Comment: Enjoyed the renderings of the USS New York. But, instead of
pride, I find it rediculous. To make a warship from Trade Center metal is
simply another act of hostility and beligerence (in the manner of our
idiot president).
Instead, it should be a floating clinic sent to provide medical care (to
those who have none) around the world.
That is something we could be proud of.
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Old 15 February 2007, 09:46 PM
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Comment: I was reading "The Unlovin' Oven", your article about children
left in cars to die. Well, I live in Phoenix, and I'm not gonna lie to
you, it's damn hot here. Anyways, it seems that not a year goes by that
this doesn't happen. Then last year I read something in the paper that
made me think "WTF?". It said to leave your cell phone or purse in the
back seat so you would remember that there was something important back
there. You would think a human life would be important enough, but hey,
I'm not a parent...what do I know?
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Old 18 February 2007, 01:10 AM
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Comment: How unfortunate that the routine pandering to the deity of choice is NOT finally eliminated from a secular piece of lucre.

The National Motto selected by the Founders was "e pluribus unum"--"out of many, one" that summarized the essence of the US nicely. Fast forward to the ultra-paranoid anti-Commie 1950's when the determination to smoke out those godless Commies was the National Obsession, and to prove our bona fides we slathered "God" all over everything, perpetrated to this date.

Spare me.
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Old 18 February 2007, 01:15 AM
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Comment: So, God caused Tony Dungy to win the Super Bowl! That is just amazing! I did NOT know that God was a Colts fan. I wonder if God was a Colts fan when the name was in Baltimore?

In fact, I did not know that God watched the Super Bowl. He must have been really pissed off when Janet Jackson exposed her titty. I suspect she and Justin Timberlake are going to Hell for that.

Of course, we know that God is a Republican, so I guess he must be a football fan, too.
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Old 18 February 2007, 01:20 AM
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Spare me.
My thoughts exactly, after reading your spiel.
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Old 21 February 2007, 09:17 PM
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Comment: Alameda, California

Dear Editor
I have just read your article Muslims out of Australia.
I am overwhelemed. It is the first article I have read that has addressed
the problem.

I, my family and friends all have the same agenda. We are tired of
apologizing for being Americans. The majority of our friends are either
first or second generation Americans and they are proud of that fact and
the realization that this country is almost the last bastion of freedom.

We have at various times voiced the same opinion. If anyone is so unhappy
with conditions in this country, than you are free to leave. We have been
too lienent with dissenters. Perhaps we should start exhibiting some
backbone and exact firmer and swifter punishment for the culprits that are
inciting these acts of terrorism and hate.

We hope that your message has reached all your countrymen and that it has
reached our shores. Something must be done before there is internal
conflict.
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Old 22 February 2007, 04:38 PM
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... they are proud of that fact and the realization that this country is almost the last bastion of freedom.
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We have been too lienent with dissenters.
This one is so wrong and so sad. Somewhere between "last bastion of freedom" and "dissent," the OP undergoes one major logic disconnect.

I could take a couple cheap shots at the content, but it really does speak for itself.

Ta ra 'wan,

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Old 25 February 2007, 06:27 AM
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Comment: For the last few months I have been receiving UNWANTED and
UNSOLICETED E_MAILs to my address captioned above> Theall have some
connection and content refering to UL. For the most part they seem to be
a forun for people interested in discussin some aspect of URBAN LEDGENDS;
They also seemt to be facilitated by some connection to YAHOO!! I want
this pracrice to cease forwith as my time does not permit the perusal of
such missives. I have tried to delete thes and even block the senders e
mail address. I resent this intrusion to my time and my computer!
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Old 25 February 2007, 06:50 PM
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Comment: re: Bank of America not requiring Soc. Sec. numbers:

Too bad for us, the American citizens, who have a congress of whores who
care more for their pockets than our security.
Yeah, and Bravo for B of A for taking advantage of our freedoms to make a
buck, while our congress cannot seem to close the back door. Had our
President or congress stepped up to bat years ago, this wouldn't/couldn't
have happened with the credit card issue. When will we, the real citizens
of this country, fire the incumbents, all of them.
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Old 25 February 2007, 09:29 PM
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Comment: Enjoyed the renderings of the USS New York. But, instead of pride, I find it rediculous. To make a warship from Trade Center metal is simply another act of hostility and beligerence (in the manner of our
idiot president). Instead, it should be a floating clinic sent to provide medical care (to those who have none) around the world.
That is something we could be proud of.
Yeah, we could be proud of it -- at least until we realize that our highly-praised floating clinic can't help Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Chad, Niger, or any other landlocked country. Maybe we could use the leftover materials to make a floating blimp-clinic to get to the rest of the countries.
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Old 11 March 2007, 06:57 AM
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Comment: After learning that Target Corporation "out-sources" jobs to
India, I cancelled my account, something I think all Americans should know
about. Taking food out of the mouths of Americans is unconscionable!
When I called the "customer service" call center, I was greeted by someone
who could barely speak English and could hardly understand me. When I
asked him where he was, he told me he was in India. I immediately
requested to speak to someone in the United States. I was transferred to
a supervisor. When I commented on the fact that I was very disappointed
that Target Stores out-sourced jobs to India she said that they do have a
call center in the United States as well. I don't know about you, but
knowing that they purposely send jobs overseas is enough to convince me
that doing business with Target sends my money overseas. I suggest every
stop shopping there, I know I will!
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Old 12 March 2007, 02:56 AM
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Comment: I wonder who is running the U S Mint these days. This new
Washington dollar looks like it could have been drawn by a school kid with
crayon in contrast to most coins of the past which gave great stature to
our money and by inference the idea of America as an institution to be
looked up to by the rest of the world. This coin looks like money from
many newly formed third world countries.

The issue of the printing on the side is explained away as avoiding
"clutter". That didn't seem to be a problem in the past. No matter the
excuses given for the change, it does have the effect of deminishing the
effect of those pronouncments.Whether it was done through mendacity or
just wrongheadedness the result is the same. This coin may gain some tepid
acceptance mostly because it is to be part of a series like the quarter,
but I believe those making these changes do much damage to our collective
psyche by their heavy handed actions. I for one will fight on to stem the
tide of dumming down America every day in a thousand ways by not accepting
this coin as "coin of the realm" . I only hope that others will do the
same as they did with the last two "politically correct" excretions foist
upon us from the U S Mint;.
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Old 12 March 2007, 02:57 AM
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Taking food out of the mouths of Americans is unconscionable!
Because, of course, Americans -- and only Americans -- have a God-given right to food.

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Old 12 March 2007, 03:06 AM
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Comment: I just read the article about the $125 fine for not signing your
auto registration in the state of MI, and something else came to mind.
Also in MI, we have a tax on "nothing". Here is how it works: As an
example, let's say you need a new battery for your car. When you buy the
battery, there is a "core charge". This is like a deposit you pay to make
sure you bring the old battery back. You pay the core charge and then they
give it back to you when the old one is returned. It used to be that if
you had your "core" with you, you didn't need to pay the "core charge"
because you were already returning it. Not any more! Now, you are charged
the core charge regardless of if you have the old part or not, AND you pay
the 6% sales tax on it as well. BUT you do not get the sales tax back when
the core charge is "refunded" to you. So, lets say a new battery costs
$100 and the core charge is $10, and you have your old battery with you.
Here's your charges: $100 plus $6 sales tax plus $10 core charge plus 60
cents sales tax for a total of $116.60, then you get the $10 core charge
back, for an end cost of $106.60. You just paid 60 cents sales tax on
"nothing".
In this example, I suppose 60 cents is not a big deal, but there are
many parts which require a very much higher core charge. The point is,
this really is a tax on "nothing", and there is no way around it.
Originally, you didn't have to pay the core charge if you had the core
with you, but now it is charged to you (along with the sales tax)
regardless.
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Old 12 March 2007, 03:14 AM
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Comment: i think that is sick that people that animate movies have to
throw in sick jokes,like in the disney films that is inapropreate for
little childeren. i am disgusted
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Old 12 March 2007, 03:43 AM
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Comment: Dear Snopes.com, No matter what you say about Obama, I would
never vote for him because he is wet behind the ears. He has no
experience about governing or government. He also is a demorat! Hillary
is sure getting rid of her rivals hey?
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Old 12 March 2007, 09:02 AM
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Comment: I was viewing a LIFETIME MOVIE on the LTM channel Last night
(3-10-07). The name of this show was THE BENEFICERARY and at one point in
this movie which was made back in 1996, they edited out "CHRIST" when
saying for CHRIST SAKES during a dialog....

I could tell it was bleeped out because all I heard was SAKES when these
two actors were saying their dialog pertaining to this movie based on a
Crime.

Maybe I missheard it, but I don't I REALLY Do not think so since this
country is removing GOD, CHRIST or LORD from Schools, Business, and next
to come, our CHURCHES!!
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Old 12 March 2007, 09:24 AM
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Maybe I missheard it, but I don't I REALLY Do not think so since this country is removing GOD, CHRIST or LORD from Schools, Business, and next to come, our CHURCHES!!
There are other words that can proceed "sake" apart from Christ.
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Old 12 March 2007, 09:44 AM
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