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  •  It seems to me that the virus... (2+ / 0-)
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    ... never hits pandemic stage when I send out the liberal equivalent of a chain e-mail.

    "Pretty words from the Constertution? YAWN! Yeah, yeah. I've read the durn thing. Why's he sending me THIS?"

    The people who send chain e-mails to ME only seem to want to pass them on to others when they involve "an illegal" getting the what-for, a soldier giving the what-for to a mouthy anti-war liberal, bad tax math, or manufactured "proof" that someone in the Obama/Biden/Pelosi axis is a big, fat, lying hypocrite.

    Regards,
    Corporate Dog

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    We didn't elect Obama to be an expedient president. We elected him to be a great one. -- Eugene Robinson

    by Corporate Dog on Wed May 05, 2010 at 03:22:07 AM PDT

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    •  A theory as to why that is, by way of example. (3+ / 0-)

      My mother can handle e-mail. The word "blog" comprises too much internet for her to handle.

      So the older, more conservative folks who realize that e-mail is sort of like a postcard, monopolize their little dark corner of the internet, and act as the gatekeepers of what goes viral.

      Meanwhile, on the other 7/10ths of the internet...

      Regards,
      Corporate Dog

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      We didn't elect Obama to be an expedient president. We elected him to be a great one. -- Eugene Robinson

      by Corporate Dog on Wed May 05, 2010 at 03:25:55 AM PDT

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