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  •  They are whores (6+ / 0-)

    is that too partisan?

    When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it? Eleanor Roosevelt

    by IndyRobin on Thu Mar 10, 2011 at 01:13:54 PM PST

    •  but if you were fair and balanced (5+ / 0-)

      you would point out that given the size of the subsidies given,  versus the campaign contributions, they are cheap whores.  It is bad enough they sell us out, couldn't they do it for truly huge amounts of money?

      $158,870 for approximately 340,000,000 Americans, Barton gets less than .04 cents per person, the oil companies get about $4.6 billion a year or about that, giving them $13.53 a person.   Seems to me Barton should value us for at least 2 cents worth.  Presuming my math is right.

    •  hey watch out... (1+ / 0-)
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      be nice to whores

      " the Shuffleboard Hall of Fame in St. Pete FL "FREAKISH"..Markos Moulitsas (American Taliban Pg 220) Markos: Shuffleboard? Freaky? You want freaks...Drive a bit south:Gibsonton, Florida. Gibsonton was once referred to as Showtown, USA

      by surfdog on Thu Mar 10, 2011 at 01:49:47 PM PST

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