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Old 10-04-2012, 11:07 PM   #31
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could happen or not happen. probably doesn't matter much


i was watching the news and some pretty good points were brought up. like Kerry embarrassing Bush in the first debate. and a Reagan debacle in '84. Clinton whooped George senior
Watching Rachel Maddow I assume?
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:24 PM   #32
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:40 AM   #33
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Watching Rachel Maddow I assume?
yup. didn't mention it because of her obvious bias

been watching msnbc and FOX lately. together its like one big train wreck. one side telling the ugly truth, and flat out lies about the other

the "other" being the left or right, of course. i have made up my mind. i am voting gary johnson
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:19 AM   #34
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/10/americas-jobs-report

Pretty much exactly what Obama needed after the debate.
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Old 10-06-2012, 02:35 AM   #35
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God I hate her and her stupid hair
Say what you will about her bias (and at least she admits it) she is very intelligent and well spoken. Some of the other MSNBC guys, while people I agree with, aren't particularly articulate or good journalists (Chris Matthews and Ed Shultz mostly). I also like Lawrence Odonnell for similar reasons.
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Old 10-06-2012, 03:24 PM   #36
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my favorite msnbc news anchor is lawrence o'donnell. he is really h0t and smart. but all of them are articulate and way, way more intelligent than anchors on fox news. its like... my god, msnbc is not the liberal equivalent of fox news. i wish death upon gretchen carlson.
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Old 10-06-2012, 03:49 PM   #37
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"Carlson graduated cum laude from Stanford University in 1990, with a degree in sociology (organizational behavior). While at Stanford University, she studied abroad at Oxford University"
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Old 10-06-2012, 03:56 PM   #38
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Yeah, most of the idiocy at Fox is an act to appeal to their audience, except for Fox & Friends...holy crap those guys are idiots.
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Old 10-06-2012, 04:57 PM   #39
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Well, Gretchen Carlson is obviously pretty well educated.

the others maybe not so much, but still pretty educated.
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Old 10-06-2012, 04:59 PM   #40
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what the fuck has being educated got to do with it?
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Old 10-06-2012, 05:00 PM   #41
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it's a good indicator they're probably not dumb.
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Old 10-06-2012, 05:07 PM   #42
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do you consider yourself educated?
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:04 PM   #43
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objectively, more than a lot of people but less than a lot of other people. that bears only some relevance to whether i'm dumb or not, though.
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:29 PM   #44
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do you consider yourself dumb?
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:36 PM   #45
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it depends what subject you're talking about, but generally i'm middle of the road.
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Old 10-06-2012, 08:17 PM   #46
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Well, Gretchen Carlson is obviously pretty well educated.

the others maybe not so much, but still pretty educated.
Yeah, I more meant the 2 guys, but she does say her fair share of incredibly stupid things. I think the problem is that they spend a lot of time just spewing whatever thoughts come to mind, and her coming off as intelligent would not appeal to their demographics.
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Old 10-06-2012, 09:00 PM   #47
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isnt that mock debate with jon stewart and bill o'reilly supposed to be happening right about now?
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:06 PM   #48
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http://www.people-press.org/2012/10/08/romneys-strong-debate-performance-erases-obamas-lead/

step 1 flip flop your positions and throw in a handful of lies
step 2 stare at the president
step 3 get elected
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:40 PM   #49
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The guy whose career was to close down businesses and fire people has better ideas about how to create jobs?
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entirely plausible
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:53 PM   #51
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The guy whose career was to close down businesses and fire people has better ideas about how to create jobs?
uhm you need to do that sometimes to create new jobs
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Romney made his money in a field that's indifferent to jobs as such (sometimes jobs are created, sometimes they are destroyed. the metric of success is value, not jobs). That doesn't mean he doesn't know how to make them or he doesn't understand how the economy works. There's a fairly compelling argument that he'd go into the presidency better equipped in that respect than Obama did (who was, variously, an associate in a firm, a community organiser, a university professor and an author).

But at the same time, being a good CEO and even knowing what things bother business owners doesn't necessarily mean you're going to implement good economic policy. Nor does it mean the policy you're going to implement would be fair or equitable or whatever.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:15 PM   #53
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and the economy isn't everything, even though that's what the majority of the public look for in this election. I have a pretty decent job so their economical policies don't mean as much to me as other issues, at least personally.
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well what do you think of his proposed economic policy smokey
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:10 PM   #55
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http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/05/romneys-attack-on-big-bird-sows-confusion-abroad-and-feeds-it-at-home/?smid=tw-share
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lol

as if anything you ever done before is practice for being a frontman for the most powerful people on earth
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Old 10-20-2012, 11:53 AM   #58
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if you think anyone "won" these debates you have no idea what you are talking about. the parties own the debate pannel that selects every question for these debates and controls it entirely. they kept 3rd party gary johnson out of the debate even though he is on enough ballots to win their election (their original criteria). Romneys CUT to medicare is a reduction of scheduled increases. no one is talking about cutting anything, you are all sheep who have no education besides this fucking video that is put in front of your faces that you are arrogant enough to think is a debate of the crucial issues.
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they are both owned by different yet overlapping special interests. fucking look at their campaigns funding you imbeciles: Obama is funded by Comcast (notice the only cable company in the country?) and universities (notice universities are now profit machines) along with a few smaller banks. Romney is funded by big banks and big corporations.
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they are both owned by different yet overlapping special interests. fucking look at their campaigns funding you imbeciles: Obama is funded by Comcast (notice the only cable company in the country?) and universities (notice universities are now profit machines) along with a few smaller banks. Romney is funded by big banks and big corporations.
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