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But, but, but...



Are you trying to spoil the 2014 October surprise? Including just in case.

WAIT! Blackwater guys who MURDERED Iraqis were convicted by the DOJ?

Are you sure you meant to post that at this website? Is that you, Agent Mike?



Already read the defense of not voting in 2010 and 2014 last night. You know it's surely coming. But it's unwise to reply.

Besides, Kitteh and me are too busy talking on our Obamaphone, Comrade. We know notink!

Can't be said often enough. From one of the links:

Celebrating the glorious success of the GOP Government Shutdown!

Published on October 2, 2014 by The Daily Edge in The Cutting Edge



...For some inexplicable reason, all of the consequences of the GLORIOUS REPUBLICAN SHUTDOWN are not being reported 24-7 on Fox News and other media outlets. Some people are even claiming that the GOP-lead shutdown was “no big deal”. So, to make sure you don’t forget on this one year anniversary, here are some of the consequences of the 2013 government shutdown instigated by our great American conservatives:

...Because of the shutdown, the Centers for Disease Control had “reduced capacity to respond to outbreak investigations, processing of laboratory samples, and maintaining emergency operations.” Which is great, because here in America we never had to worry about the spread deadly infectious diseases, right?

– Because of the shutdown, more than 2 million hardworking Americans’ paychecks were affected, food safety operations ceased, and benefits for veterans, women, infants and children were disrupted.

– But most important of all, the GOP shutdown achieved the larger goal Republicans were seeking: It sent the entire US economy into a tailspin–our GDP shrank 2.1% in the first full quarter following the shutdown!


Much more at the link, as they've promised more of the same... Until the entire federal government is nothing more than a tool of the Koch brothers:

http://liberalbias.com/post/4011/celebrating-glorious-success-gop-government-shutdown/

About last year for those who have forgotten, a satire some may enjoy:



http://liberalbias.com/post/2647/ted-cruz-has-a-liberal-bias/?relatedposts_hit=1&relatedposts_origin=4011&relatedposts_position=1

VIDEO. Warning, short but LOUD gunfire, may not be suitable for work (NSFW):



I don't think you need to be blocked by HOF. To prevent accidentally posting here thorugh the

Greatest or Latest Pages, add HOF to your Trash Can in My Account. That way no HOF threads will show up for you.



And just remember, there is no War on Women no matter how many times you might want to think that. It was just a fig leaf of HOF's imagination!





Glad to see they listened to what President Obama said instead of giving in.



Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And… there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.

~President Obama

With 14 million new registrations, the GOP is going wild. There are more Texas Democrats than the naysayers and Texas haters online.

GOTV, Texas! The spirit of Ann Richards lives on. The OFA keeps on giving. And thank you Eric Holder!

Agreed! She knows we must put the facts out before the public. It's not about her ambitions.

The media driven horse race politicking is used to get Dems to ignore 2014. She is focusing on keeping the Senate. If we lose it, Warren and Sanders will be nothing between now and 2016. The GOP will make permanent changes. There will be no coming back to even this difficult point in time, no escaping the Tea Party dominance given them in 2010. Her book is about educating the public, not running for POTUS because:

A GOP Senate's First Target - Elizabeth Warren’s Consumer Protection Agency
For years, House Republicans have been trying to gut her greatest accomplishment.


By Erika Eichelberger - Sep. 26, 2014



If the GOP wins the Senate, they'll no doubt use the opportunity to push through a range of measures that are kryptonite to Democratic voters—new abortion restrictions, limits on the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to combat climate change, a relaxation of the rules reining in Wall Street's worst excesses...

Half of their work is already done. The House has passed a bill that would limit the bureau's power by replacing its director with a five-member panel, and subjecting its budget to the congressional appropriations process—meaning that hostile lawmakers could starve it to death. (Unlike most federal agencies, the bureau is bankrolled by the Federal Reserve, an effort to free it from the whims of partisan politics.) House Republicans have also introduced legislation to let other financial regulators overturn CFPB rules, to eliminate a fund the bureau uses to compensate consumers who've been defrauded by an institution that's gone belly-up, and to restrict the kind of data the bureau may collect from consumers. (Republicans have charged that the CFPB's collection of credit data is a violation of privacy, even though the bureau does not collect any personal details the consumer doesn't volunteer.)...

A Republican-controlled Senate would also likely try to eviscerate portions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform act. In 2011, Shelby introduced a bill to beef up the requirements that force banking regulators to conduct cost-benefit analyses prior to issuing any new rule—a significant hurdle. Last year, the House passed a handful of bills to deregulate derivatives, often-opaque banking products that have been demonized as "financial weapons of mass destruction." In June, House Republicans passed a bill chipping away at consumer mortgage protections...


http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/09/republican-senate-would-gut-elizabeth-warren-consumer-protection-bureau

Internet equivalent of telemarketers with bad tempers. They're GMO, too! From the link:

“The Kremlin is weeding out the informational field and sowing it with cultured plants. You can see what will happen if they don’t clear it out from the gruesome example of Ukraine.”

That Buzzfeed article, wow!

Not God! The Devil! Hey! NSFW:



This man helped me keep a portion of my sanity in the Bush years...

Love it! I agree with this comment there:

BillUSA - 09/24/2014 10:59pm

"It's all rather silly, since Nabisco was founded long before there was radio, let alone TV."

Why should little details such as those get in the way of a good conspiracy theory?


Wha' fax? We don't need no stinkin' fax!



Yes! Let's use Satan's Constitution to protect our Freedom and Liberty!

P. S. I am particularly fond of the Obama - Akhenaten link:

http://metamorphosis.democraticunderground.com/10025099417#post9

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