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Old 23 July 2008, 07:11 PM
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Comment: another example of someone with loads of money that cannot
understand the plight of the "average" american...what a dick!!!!

lets see where to start...if we were to drive from the atlantic to the
pacific ocean the "average" american, having to pay exhorbitant gas
prices, would go broke before reaching iowa. more than likely, if we
picked new york as our starting point and california as our ending point,
our car would break down in ohio and cost more than the car is worth to
fix. living from paycheck to paycheck, the car is taken to the junkyard
where we might get $50 for the spare parts. we now take the remaining
portion of our "savings" planned for the entire trip and use it for a bus
ticket back home. jay leno calls his driver to bring another one of his
ten cars or limos.

maybe because if we run the air conditioner in the summer or the gas in
the winter, we go broke from the gouging of the electricity and gas
companies' prices.

maybe its because as gas prices and other utilities continue to rise, we
as "average" americans cannot afford to feed our family of four properly
due to higher food prices. jay leno gets a catered meal 4 times a day
with more food than could feed Dufar...fat bastard!

maybe its because of the 70% of americans that own a home, 50% cannot
afford the mortgage payments that results in foreclosure. did jay leno
read any more of the article than just the poll or is he that stupid?
i
guess the foreclosure epidemic doesn't go further than leno's 100 acre
mansion with more rooms than can be lived in, but enough staff to keep him
from having to do any work while he pays his maids $6 an hour.

maybe its because up to 75% of americans cannot receive proper health care
or afford to be covered while Canada offers free health care to its
citizens. a woman recently died on an emergency room floor from a stroke
while doctors just walked past her, a little old woman cannot afford her
prescriptions and dies alone while jay leno gets a hangnail and it makes
national news, jumping on to the national news and radio waves. cnn is
live at the scene of jay leno getting rushed to the emergency room with
police escort as the emergency room is cleared out of people having heart
attacks and with broken limbs so he can have his hangnail cut by a team of
doctors flown in from around the world at the taxpayer's expense.

maybe its because for you, jay leno, the fbi, the cia, special forces, the
army, navy, air force, and marines would show up at your mansion if
someone came close to approaching your guarded gates, while we, once again
the average americans you know shit about, call 911 and either get hung up
on or told its not really an emergency because there are not enough police
on duty at that time. a burgular enters your home, points a gun at you
and your family, you shoot him but don't kill him, the burgular sues you
with your stolen money and belongings still in hand and you end up going
to prison for defending your family.

maybe its because we see illegal aliens getting more from our government,
like our social security, while we cannot afford to live from month to
month on our paychecks from our three jobs to support our family. these
illegals come to the USA to enjoy religious freedoms, have 10 kids because
of "their" religion, cannot support them, and receive welfare ending up
living like kings. yet americans that have served their country in the
military or have worked for 50 years cannot get basic necessities and end
up homeless. but there will always be room in this country for a huge
chinned fat blabber mouth making stupid ass jokes on our goverment forced
digital plasma tvs that we cannot afford...made in japan or india because
the USA sent our jobs overseas to make more of a profit, leaving tens of
thousands of more americans unemployed.

or maybe, just maybe, its because as CEOs and fat bastards like yourself
keep getting richer, the "average" american gets poorer and poorer. we
watch our sports athletes argue that contracts that they signed are not
good enough at $10 million a year because they will starve at that amount
and cry like babies on ESPN that they are worth $25 million a year, then
come to find out they are cheaters anyway using steroids to get ahead, or
are having 6 kids out of wedlock with 6 different women. or a worthless
comedian (no names here) getting a huge new contract to talk about
nothing. bet you can't wait to have your fat ass replaced by conan o'
brien so another network can offer you even more money you greedy prick.
and to top it off, your precious white house that you claim we shouldn't
balme gives tax breaks to the rich while increasing taxes for the poor to
support them. the government cannot afoord to pay school teachers in
overcrowded classrooms but parents should be blamed for the breakdown in
our educational system while teenagers are passed from grade to grade and
can't even read.

and just who among us can afford these restaurants with these extravagent
cuisines at $300 a pop while our family is at home eating macaroni and
cheese or these hotels that provide this temporary shelter when we can't
even pay the mortgage.

i have never written a resonse to an email like this because i always just
figured people with money to burn could never understand the plight of the
common man, but i have never ever seen someone more out of touch with
america than this stupid ass. i invite this email to be forwarded until
it somehow reaches jay leno himself...then i invite this so called
"speaker of the american people" that has to addacity to call us spoiled
brats, to come live in my shoes for a day, and experience reality!!!!!!!!!
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Old 24 July 2008, 09:56 PM
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Comment: I have read the information on your website, and I think it is a
shame that such paranoia, hatred, and misinformation runs rampant
throughout cyberspace. You don't appear to have any true knowledge of
Islam or Barack Obama, it sounds like just ignorance and fear. You seem
quick to label Islam as being violent and out to destroy our country. The
idea that Barack Obama is secretly a part of some organization bent on
destroying our country from the inside out is ludicrous at best. I don't
follow any particular religion, but I will say that if any thing is
destroying our nation from the inside out is Ignorance Hatred Racism and
Misinformation. I pray for you and all whole subscribe to this type of
thinking.
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Old 25 July 2008, 09:48 PM
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Comment: Here's what I found out:
Snopes got a result on their findings
http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/afghanistan.asp BUT here's what I
noticed: the info Snopes got was from New York times, That tells me it's
a democrat result and of course it would find a way to discredit the
letter and to bash McCain. And for sure it did. At the end it express
that a NCO sent a note stating that it is a disgrace to serve along a liar
CAPT such as CPT Porter. That would not be true as he (the NCO) would
face a very big disciplinary action in slandering a superior Officer. I
think SNOPES should contact this CPT Porter for a more accurate
investigation instead of going after New York times for their info "Give
me a break.
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Old 25 July 2008, 10:43 PM
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Comment: Regarding Obama's visit in Afghanstan

http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/afghanistan.asp

The info talks about him not playing basketball in the clamshell ..... why
was he recorded and shown as such this am on Fox news doing so. It seems
as if you are NOT doing your research very well. Is Snopes a unbiased
information site or not?
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Old 27 July 2008, 10:51 PM
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Quote:
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Comment: ... I don't
follow any particular religion, but I will say that if any thing is
destroying our nation from the inside out is Ignorance Hatred Racism and
Misinformation. I pray for you and all whole subscribe to this type of
thinking.
If you don't follow any particular religion, who exactly are you praying for us to?
Inquiring minds want to know!
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Old 02 August 2008, 09:41 PM
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Comment: your article Obama, an American Tail, verified that he did
re-paint and re-configure the 747 to meet his campaign needs. but did NOT
confirm if he did indeed first put the Obama O-flag on the tail and then
remove it and replace it with a photo/image of himself....this is the
disturbing part of the article/email I was checking and it was left
unconfirmed... please let us know by updating your Snoop!
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Old 06 August 2008, 05:38 PM
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Comment: This comment address certain areas therein the NATIVE SON
posting. There is no doubt that Anna Druham Obama had a child to a Kenyan
national who was a British Crown protectorate and his said son a British
Citizen on birth and a naturalized citizen of the USA due to the 5 year
USA citizen rule for the birthing mother after 16 years of age. The
Fourteenth Amendment gives equal standing as to a citizen in the USA " all
persons born or naturalized" but did not remove the requirement that the
president and vice president must be a natural born citizen. Your STATUS
line should state TRUE! Further questions. Can a president or vice
president hold other citizenship's? As Commander and Chief of the USA as
president dose the person need a valid SELECTIVE SERVICE CARD? As you may
know you cannot hold and executive office in USA government with out one.
What is the status of Barack Obama's British, Kenyan, and Indonesian
citizenship. When did he give these citizenships up by a legal form and
the retain request copy? Also why a late form birth certificate in hawwii
and Kenya reported.
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Old 06 August 2008, 09:44 PM
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Comment: http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/airplane.asp

The referenced article and subsequent evidence you provide is a little
misleading.

The US flags were on the tail as part of the logo of the previous plane
owner. That is a true statement.

Obama removed them to put his logo on the tail (as most carriers like
United or Delta do). That is a true statement.

However, you fail to mention that there are US flags still in place (on
both sides) of the N-number (plane's identification / tail number) of his
plane. (The flags always have the stars that fly into the wind, which is
why they appear "backwards" on the starboard sides of aircraft.)

John McCain's plane has the exact same sized flags and positioning.
Apples-to-apples - both candidates have the exact same sized US flag and
placement...

You fail to mention in your evidence that any flags exist at all - and
paint the picture that they don't exist at all. That is not the
appropriate level of scrutiny I expect from Snopes.

Please review the photos you posted to see the US flag in front of the
N-numbers, and correct the article if you would.
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Old 12 August 2008, 09:23 AM
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Comment: Is Sen. Obama a naturized Citizen, If your assurtions is true
21Million mexicans flooding this country are not citizens. the reason you
are WRONG Sen. Obama's mother and Parent were born in this County his
grandfather faught in Pattons Army!! your brake down has lead me to NOT
visit your site again and you have lost all creditability>>>
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Old 12 August 2008, 09:24 AM
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Comment: http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/airplane.asp

This entire debate makes me embarrassed to be an American!
The Snopes response is very misleading,is the editor blind?
Both McCain and Obama have American Flags, as to which Flag is bigger,
OMG, Really WHO Cares? They are so many other challenges we face as a
Nation that are far more important, I suppose now perhaps we should talk
about other "non-issue items, like which candidate is Taller!

You all should understand the original flying flag on the plane originally
was in the corporate logo colors of North American Airlines, That's logo
on a company: North American Airlines.
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Old 25 August 2008, 05:39 AM
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Comment: "In His Own Words" I think this is a terrible thing to do by
publishing something that is entirely not true. Why do you wish to bring
this man down so much. In my opinion all politicians have something bad
about them. Even though I am replubican, I don't think Obama is as bad as
everyone is making him out to be. EVERYONE HAS SKELETONS IN THEIR
CLOSET.....KEEP THAT IN MIND.....
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Old 31 August 2008, 08:31 PM
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Comment: As to Senator John McCain not being a U.S. citizen; any child
born overseas to the wife of an American serviceman on an American
military installation is an American citizen. John McCain was born in the
Panama Canal Zone which was controlled by the United States at that time.
His father was an active member of the United States Navy serving in
Panama and his mother lived in that same Canal Zone. You seem to have a
yellow (undetermined) dot (?) next to that claim on your website. Do
yourself a favor....change it to green....hate to see your reputation for
accuracy tarnished by what might be a political slant against the
non-Democrat Presidential candidate.
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Old 02 September 2008, 12:15 AM
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Comment: Regarding "soldier boy"

Fact: During this last summer, my grandson received a phone call from a
military recruiter. He is 17 and was starting his senior year in high
school in Aug 2008.

My daughter intercepted the call. Let the recruiter know in no uncertain
terms that her son was not nearly ready or mature enough to sign up now
and go to boot camp next July. That was the purpose of the recruiter's
call.

My ex roommate has a 17 yr old son living with his father in NJ. The boy
received the call from the recruiter and did sign up before his senior
year. From what the mother told me, they are sending kids off to boot
camp and then they come back to finish high school and then leave again
after graduation.

Parents are up in arms that the schools are providing the military with
the names and phone numbers of students for recruiting purposes. This
fact has been on local news stations all over the country.

There is more to this story that a "spoof" and what the military is
admitting to. Maybe it is only a few unscrupulous recruiters but I think
it is prety wide-spread.
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Old 11 September 2008, 10:31 PM
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Comment: There is an E mail being distributed that is attributed to Hugh
Downs "obama will lose". You rate it as "False" because you "don't think"
he would have written it. Shouldn't it had been rated as "undetermined"
until you can contact Mr. Downs. I use Snopes all the time to settle
reality. It appears that Snopes is becoming political in making ratings.
Please get the facts before rating. Personal oppinions should not have a
place in Snopes
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Old 12 September 2008, 06:24 PM
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Comment: Hugh Downs on Obama. This best you can do is "doesn't SOUND like
Hugh Downs"?

You're going to have to do better than this.
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So I had to go search 'hugh downs' and see this article.

Good god. They stop as soon as they read "doesn't sound like Hugh Downs" and navigate off to complain right away, don't they?

Honestly, sometimes I wish you could tell us who these bright sparks are so their names could be forever associated with their stupidity (yes I know you won't and I ain't asking you to).
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Comment: On your facts about John McCain it says something to the effect
that he is not a Natural-born citizen of the United States because he was
born in Panama. This is not true. His father was in the US military at the
time John McCain was born. In this case a certificate is issued called,
Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of
America.

I was in the same situation with my son when I was in the Army.

So John McCain is a natural-born Citizen and that comment on your website
is false.
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Old 23 September 2008, 11:07 PM
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Comment: The "So Help Us God" article that you have written up as "false"
I feel is not false at all. Further searching on this subject I found two
sites, one in particular that has the recorded message of the speech from
FDR that very day.

http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/tmirhdee.html

It may not have been in the written manuscript, but it was most certainly
and plainly heard on the recording of that speech.

Here is another site as well that is in agreement with the statement.

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1207/7253.html

I personally have not gone to any other sites for this as I am trusting of
the marist.edu website and the actual speech itself.

I would like for you to take the time to investigate these sites and
consider revision of the "false" statement.

Thanks for your time and consideration to this matter.
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Old 25 September 2008, 09:12 PM
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Comment: I stumbled upon your website after looking for information
related to passive electioneering when I found the Harvey Milk Day
article.

I found the article to be extremely OFFENSIVE and HOMOPHOBIC! It is one
thing to post one person's political/moral/ethical beliefs as an
individual comment... it is shameful to represent the website as
"dispelling myths" when your website campaigns hate and injustice for
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

As an Asian American lesbian identified woman I will no longer go to your
website unless this issues is rectified. I will actively tell people to
avoid your website because of this problem/issue.

I believe that Harvey Milk Day will help children celebrate the life of a
man who believed in civil rights for ALL people. Civil rights for ALL
people to live their lives without fear of hate and intolerance.
Please consider taking the article off your website.
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Old 04 October 2008, 10:07 AM
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Comment: http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/fanniemae.asp

This article would seem to differ from this article at the LA Times.

http://articles.latimes.com/2008/jun...n/na-johnson12

I don't see it listed in the sources you mentioned.
I have always wondered how thorough you were.
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