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  •  6:00 PM MT Virginia at Miami (FL), ESPN. And (1+ / 0-)
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    6:00 PM MT    Rice at No. 17 Houston (check local listings)

    "Go well through life"-Me (As far as I know)

    by MTmofo on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:07:22 PM PDT

  •  Google search Romney can win (9+ / 0-)

    and it corrects you:

    Did you mean Romney can't win?

    I'll believe corporations are people when Texas executes one.

    by Hkpa on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:07:54 PM PDT

  •  Good ad. Right to the point. (0+ / 0-)

    Corporations aren't people; they're Republicans. Rev. Al Sharpton

    by HappyinNM on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:09:01 PM PDT

  •  This one is going down (2+ / 0-)
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    Issue 2 is a loser for the repubs.  It's been on the negative side in polls since its inception.  They're saying the guv won't get hurt by it, but I'm betting many repubs in historically dem districts that won in the 2010 election are gonna have a tough time come Nov. 2012.

    - If you don't like gay marriage, blame straight people. They're the ones who keep having gay babies.

    by r2did2 on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:12:33 PM PDT

  •  A while ago I taped C-SPAN's Lincoln-Douglas (1+ / 0-)
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    debate reeenactments. But if you're keen to attend the Gingrich-Cain/Lincoln-Douglas it's gonna cost you more then the dvd I have.

    Bleacher seating at the Gingrich/Cain debate, hosted by the Texas Tea Party Patriots at the Woodlands Resort in Houston, costs a cool $200. The next step up, the $500 ticket, gets you “prime seating” and a ticket to the “Nite Cap party after the Debate,” says the group’s website. And for the really high rollers, $1,000 will get you “the best seating in the house for the debate” and  “a professional picture taken with the candidates.”

    The debate will focus on steps to rein in government spending and fix Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. Cash earned from the verbal sparring match will go to support the tea party group’s “mission to organize, educate and inform our citizens regarding public policy, and to support the election of local, state and federal candidates who share our conservative values.”

    I'm guessing they'll both be Douglas's (Local Soveregnty on slavery). But not so much on abortion---wonder which will praise Mississippi first.

  •  New Post on Mitt's thirst for KoolAid (0+ / 0-)

    Gasoline made from the tar sands gives a Toyota Prius the same impact on climate as a Hummer using gasoline made from oil. ~ Al Gore

    by Lefty Coaster on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:15:55 PM PDT

  •  I gotta say those herman cain ads are (0+ / 0-)


    If you didn't see Colbert the other day with the Cain ad with the cigarettes and the 8 second smile, you are not LIVING, man. I put that show on NEVER DELETE on the old DVR. I'll watch it on my death bed so I can die laughing.

    Then there's this one:

    Weird shit, man. I can't help thinking Herman Cain is playing a HUGE game of "Let's see if they'll go for this!"

    I've become re-radicalized. Thanks a lot you bunch of oligarchical fascist sons-of-bitches. But once again, I have no choice. Bring it the fuck on.

    by mdmslle on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:22:56 PM PDT

  •  What? (1+ / 0-)
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    You mean that not everyone can afford concierge ambulance service?

    I ordered enchiladas and I ate 'em. Ali had the fruit punch. - A Tribe Called Quest

    by turnover on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:24:18 PM PDT

  •  Oh, and the Issue 2 ad is rockin. (1+ / 0-)
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    sorry. this is an open thread, right?

    I've become re-radicalized. Thanks a lot you bunch of oligarchical fascist sons-of-bitches. But once again, I have no choice. Bring it the fuck on.

    by mdmslle on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:24:35 PM PDT

  •  Pretzel logic... (0+ / 0-)

    Koch Industries, Inc: Quilted Northern, Angel Soft, Brawny, Sparkle, Soft 'n Gentle, Mardi Gras, Vanity Fair, Dixie

    by ChiTownDenny on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:26:07 PM PDT

  •  Mail to Iraq Soldiers, After Nov. 17 Return to Sen (2+ / 0-)
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    VA warns mail to Iraq will not go through after Nov. 17

    10/27/11 - The 40,000 American troops in Iraq are coming home — and so is their mail, if it is sent after Nov. 17.

    Mail addressed to soldiers in Iraq postmarked after Nov. 17 will be returned to sender.

    "Last call for mail: Nothing postmarked after November 17 will be delivered to Iraq," the Dept. of Veterans Affairs tweeted Thursday. read more>>>

    CCR:"If you're a torturer, be careful in your travel plans. It's a slow process for accountability, but we keep going."

    by jimstaro on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:29:08 PM PDT

  •  Have you explained Citizen's United to people? (1+ / 0-)
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    Here's a great tool

  •  It's vital that folks vote (0+ / 0-)

    Not only on this issue, but to make sure that their right to vote has not been infringed. Minorities and urban residents, college students and senior citizens should be careful to check out their votes.

    Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum viditur.

    by MrMichaelMT on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:31:00 PM PDT

  •  Chele has a new book! (0+ / 0-)

    Who will be reading it?

  •  How does Obama hit Mitt? (0+ / 0-)

    Is he waiting too long? Mitt is "Chainsaw Al" (Sunbeam) or George Clooney's character in the airplane movie. He sent more jobs to Asia than just about anyone. But wait too long and he'll be Presi~

    Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum viditur.

    by MrMichaelMT on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 03:49:50 PM PDT

  •  Cain proclaims he has foreign policy on the brain (2+ / 0-)
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    Herman Cain: I Am Now A Foreign Policy Expert

    Former pizza executive Herman Cain’s presidential campaign has been buffeted by a series of embarrassing foreign policy gaffes, from saying he would negotiate with terrorists to not knowing about the Palestinian right of return. He’s demonstrated such a lack of depth of knowledge in the area that fellow GOP candidate Newt Gingrich has suggested Cain is “not ready for primetime,” and veteran Republican strategist Karl Rove said Cain may not be “up to the task” of being commander in chief.

    But appearing on Fox News host Sean Hannity’s show last night, Cain said he has now studied up and is ready to go toe-to-toe with the press on matters of national security:


     CAIN: Do you think I’m dumb enough not to study up on those issues? I’ve been studying up on these issues for months. I can now explain right of return to any reporter better than they understand right of return. Because, you know, you get caught off guard, you go to school and you learn. So I challenge them to try to explain it to me. Secondly, I have been consulting with former ambassadors, former national security advisers, I’ve been consulting with a number of experts to get up to speed on some of the situations we have around the world. So I challenge anybody who says I wouldn’t know how to address foreign policy.
  •  How 'bout this (0+ / 0-)

    idiotic proposition in Mississippi to make a fertilized egg a human being from a legal standpoint? I guess there were a  couple of diaries about it yesterday, that didn't generate much discussion with all of the other goings on.

    I just heard frakkin' idjit Ken Blackwell on Chris Matthews drone on about "in virto" fertilization, using this mispronunciation 4 times.  His only point was "we didn't consider it". Oh really? The guy was painful to listen to.

    Yeah, there are a lot of things they didn't consider. I hope they do pass this bill.  Then I can't wait until all these women who want fertilization treatments drop the hammer.

    Even more, I can't wait until every woman who has sex, married or not,  in a given month, is required by law to collect all of their menstrual fluid that month and have it microscopically examined!  Because if there is a fertilized egg that didn't happen to get implanted (it happens what, at least 60% of the time that eggs are fertilized?) , if she doesn't make every effort to save it and have it implanted either in herself or a surrogate, then if this bill passes,  it should be considered negligent homicide!

    There is obviously no bottom to the endless stupidity of the Republican Party and their theocratic supporters. It is exactly like a black hole - The stupidity continues to increase without limit until you reach the singularity where it becomes infinite.

    How many taxpayer dollars are they wasting to promote this legal absurdity?

    What possible legal justification is there?  

    Blackwell didn't think about the impact on in "virto" fertilization?  That is just the tip of the legal iceberg!!!  Is there anything that they DID consider?

    "The only thing we have to fear - is fear itself." - Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    by orrg1 on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 04:42:29 PM PDT

  •  Fire official in Cleveland (0+ / 0-)

    held an informational meeting for all the "fire marshals" in our office tower last month. He told us that a fire doubles in temperature every minute. At one minute, 200 degrees. At 4 minutes, a human is dead. His point was that we should practice fire drills at home as well as at the office. (Think about it. What's the ratio of people killed in house fires vs. people killed in office towers?) But that one minute figure, coupled with this add, cuts right to the bone, doesn't it?

  •  PERFECT AD (0+ / 0-)

    Absolutely perfect. More of these, please. More of these "real Americans" (as they appear to many so-called Independants and the TeaPublicans, anyway) speaking truth to power.

    We need to line up "real Middle Class Americans" of every race, color and creed at the recording studios of New York and Hollywood to create ads that saturate the airwaves with truth-telling. What a novelty that would be for the 2012 election, eh?

    Now THAT's the president I voted for!

    by RevJoe on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 06:17:43 PM PDT

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