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anglagard
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Message 30 of 1322 (622133)
07-01-2011 12:38 AM
Reply to: Message 15 by frako
06-29-2011 5:24 PM


Tim? Theodore? Jimmy?
Frako writes:

Cmmon do you want the whole world to LOL

Here comes the commander and chief of the worlds most powerful military the president of the united states of America here comes TIMY!!

Theodore seems an odd name to me, only two first come to mind and one has Alvin and Simon as brothers.

Now Theodoric, I can understand, it's very Goth.

OFF TOPIC
AdminPD

Edited by AdminPD, : No reason given.


Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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anglagard
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Message 35 of 1322 (622263)
07-02-2011 12:02 AM
Reply to: Message 34 by ZenMonkey
07-01-2011 11:07 PM


Re: No local Conservatives???
ZenMonkey writes:

He's the governor of Texas, at least until he hands the wheel over and lets Jesus drive the state for a while next month, and two years ago was beating Bush Jr's record for executions. What else do you need to know?

Well, he fully supports defunding education and any associated research. And hates the poor.

Potential Manchurian candidate.


The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes.
Salman Rushdie

This rudderless world is not shaped by vague metaphysical forces. It is not God who kills the children. Not fate that butchers them or destiny that feeds them to the dogs. Its us. Only us. - the character Rorschach in Watchmen


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anglagard
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Message 58 of 1322 (628240)
08-08-2011 12:25 AM
Reply to: Message 33 by Dr Adequate
07-01-2011 9:21 PM


Perry - Intellectual Heavyweight?
Dr Adequate writes:

I shall add an entry for Rick Perry when I know something about him.

Well, I think we now know one reason why he hates education.

Vengeance.


Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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anglagard
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Message 98 of 1322 (628917)
08-13-2011 11:27 PM
Reply to: Message 96 by Dr Adequate
08-13-2011 7:47 PM


Re: Rick Perry, Hurrah
Dr Adequate writes:

I see that Rick Perry has officially declared.

Yeah, and Michele Bachmann won the straw poll in Iowa.

The only logical conclusion one can make of this is obvious.

Once again, Charles Manson didn't make parole.

Rick Perry. Governor of Texas. Under his leadership Texans have become the only people in the United States who have to drink their own sewage, thus saving us all the trouble of trying to think of a metaphor.

Not all of Texas (yet), just one small part.

Guess which part.

quote:
BIG SPRING, Texas, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- A Texas town in the grip in the third-worst drought in state history says it will collect and treat wastewater and blend it in with regular potable water.

Water for the 27,000 residents of Big Spring comes through the Colorado River Municipal Water District, which has broken ground on a plant to capture treated wastewater for recycling, Discover News reported Thursday.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/...ater/UPI-15131313112788/#ixzz1UyCaxDMn


Edited by anglagard, : Improved sentence structure.


Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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anglagard
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Message 229 of 1322 (633395)
09-13-2011 8:57 PM
Reply to: Message 223 by Theodoric
09-13-2011 6:41 PM


Re: Bachmann still Bat shit crazy
From Bachmann:

quote:
I had a mother last night come up to me here in Tampa, Florida, after the debate, Bachmann said. She told me that her little daughter took that vaccine, that injection, and she suffered from mental retardation thereafter.

I had my daughter do the HPV vaccine, it was free, why the hell not?

After that she graduated junior college 3 weeks before she graduated high school, and unlike Bachmann's later educational "achievements," the JC is accredited.

Perhaps Bachmann either doesn't understand the reliability of personal testimony as evidence or she doesn't understand the definition of the term retarded (although I thought that by the rules of the PC and anti-vaccination crowd, we are supposed to use the term "autistic").

A dictionary may be in order. Good thing for her I didn't write it, may have had to ask her campaign staff for a photo.


Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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anglagard
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Message 318 of 1322 (639696)
11-03-2011 1:38 AM
Reply to: Message 314 by Dr Adequate
11-02-2011 11:03 PM


Sometimes Critical Thinking Requires Sustained Irony
Whereas, as I pointed out, and as you can see, my one allusion to Herman Cain's well-known, widely-publicized "bimbo eruption" was to say that I'm not even going to talk about it right now. And I'm still not going to. I've let the whole thing pass and talked about his inexpertise in foreign policy. The very nastiest thing I've done is to mention in passing that the story exists, something that we all know.

Dr A, congratulations on allowing the hypocritical promoters of cleanliness in politics show their true sleaze colors.

You deserve something more than a POTM after this PWNED, How about the Jonathan Swift award for making ideologues look like the unexamined life folk they truly are.

And I mean that for all 'sides' of the sleaze promoters. Argue the policy, not the peccadilloes (sorry, sometimes you have to spell it out and even then they still insist on misspelling {ex. Buzsaw}).

After seeing Michelle Bachmann and Sarah Palin at their finest the wife said all candidates should be forced to be on the TV show "Are you smarter than a fifth grader". I learned about China having nuclear weapons from the 1965 World Book Year Book back in the third grade. Perhaps the grade level she asked for was a bit high for America's best and brightest potential representatives that are so vehemently defended by our political equivalent of creationists.

I hope that you do not feel I have stepped on your irony game here, but I feel that even if in their face, the ideology will take precedence over the truth and we can both still find laughter out of tragedy in subsequent posts.

OK some other posters, make us laugh, not necessarily till it hurts but because it hurts, and laughter is the only way to overcome the feeling of hopelessness when sharing this reality with infallible ideologues, be they political or religious in excuse.

Ain't I terrible? Well back to studying Mideast history and Islam, the next grad class I have.

Thanks folks for keeping me thinking and writing in the interim.


Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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anglagard
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Message 593 of 1322 (649171)
01-21-2012 3:06 AM
Reply to: Message 592 by Taz
01-21-2012 1:58 AM


Re: Adultery Is Good Now, Right-Wing Pundits Explain
Awhile back you criticized me for using too many commas.

Can you handle a bit of constructive criticism for using too few spaces and paragraphs? Your post, while great in content, is poor in readability..


Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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anglagard
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Message 595 of 1322 (649265)
01-21-2012 9:26 PM
Reply to: Message 594 by RAZD
01-21-2012 10:25 AM


Re: Perry bows out endorses Gingrich
Zen Deist writes:

Prediction: Gingrich wins SC, Romney second, Paul third, Santorum fourth, Cain (he's still on the ballot) fifth, news pundits go wild.

Good call.

At 77.2% reporting in:

Gingrich 40.8%
Romney 26.5%
Santorum 17.5%
Paul 13.5%
Cain (Colbert) 1.0%

Only underestimated the capacity of {explicative deleted} to enthrall the redneck masses.

Me, I'm voting for Gary Johnson unless either Gordon Gekko or the Stay-Puft Marshmallow 'man' gets too close.


Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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anglagard
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Message 786 of 1322 (655939)
03-15-2012 2:11 AM
Reply to: Message 784 by DBlevins
03-15-2012 12:12 AM


Re: Things Rick Santorum Doesn't Know, Part Jillion
DBlevins writes:

I'm fairly sure that there is nothing in the constitution that mandates English to be the primary language in order to become a state. At least I couldn't find it. I could be wrong, though.

No, not wrong. This source, among hundreds, is as good as any.

As if it is that difficult to verify. Guess Santorum doesn't know how to use the 'intertubes'. He must have been one hell of a lawyer, not knowing the core federal laws and cursing all others who do actually know how to look it up as snobs. Rather surprised he is not actively campaigning to lower the literacy rate.

That is not the worst of it IMO, what is his and other Republicans problem with women having basic human rights? I don't want them nosing around in the wife's or daughters privates. What's the major malfunction, do they have mommy issues? Great, what's next, Ed Gein for president?

Then again perhaps he is angling for his own entry in the upcoming DSM 5 to replace that 'intertube' definition.

{ABE} How about a fun factoid.

quote:
On the campaign trail, Santorum often touts his grandfathers flight from Italy to escape fascism, but he has neglected to publicly mention their close ties with the Italian Communist Party.

source{/ABE}

Edited by anglagard, : nice little addition to the family tree


Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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anglagard
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Message 790 of 1322 (655974)
03-15-2012 6:37 AM
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03-15-2012 4:46 AM


Re: Things Rick Santorum Doesn't Know, Part Jillion
I just find it rather ironic that those who praise the use of family connections over upward mobility in their economic thinking have, what would be to their followers, such interesting characters in their own background.

Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Francis Bacon

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