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Zombie Surgeon
10-23-2012, 15:27
http://static01.mediaite.com/med/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Capture63.jpgiI wholeheartedly agree with Ann.

JBnTX
10-23-2012, 15:51
...after all the idiot is the president of the United States.

GAFinch
10-23-2012, 16:40
Yep, the "most brilliant man in the room" was the editor of the Harvard Law Review but doesn't even seem to understand what a bankruptcy is.

concretefuzzynuts
10-23-2012, 17:04
http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w459/concretefuzzynuts/funny/1zqc9ra.png

Jay9928
10-23-2012, 17:20
Yep, I created an account with DU :whistling: After voicing my opinion, I got the BAN HAMMER.

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Ahhhh, the tolerance of the left. :steamed:

countrygun
10-23-2012, 17:25
It is amazing that they come over here and complain about finding so many people that don't agree with them:upeyes:

Maybe the fact that speech isn't so limited here frightens the poor little things, It is so unlike their DU security blanket.

concretefuzzynuts
10-23-2012, 17:27
I did too. Banned third post.

I think that is one of the great things about Glock Talk. Especially since a certain change of guards, they allow mostly free, civil speech.

I also think the DU posters are both entertaining and informative. Informative in that we get to see into the minds of the left, just don't stare too long you'll go blind and dumb.

Angry Fist
10-23-2012, 17:33
I need to make another trip over there....You know the site will be down November 7th, like it was after the first debate. They knew the gun-packin' trolls were on their way! :supergrin:

Kamo
10-23-2012, 17:38
The DU Community Standards (http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=aboutus#communitystandards) state: "It is the responsibility of all DU members to participate in a manner that promotes a positive atmosphere and encourages good discussions among a diverse community of people holding a broad range of center-to-left viewpoints."
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Yes, "diverse" unless you happen to disagree with "center-to-left viewpoints". lmao. These people scare the crap out of me.

Jay9928
10-23-2012, 17:39
Believe you me guys, I will be over there the day after also :)

countrygun
10-23-2012, 17:39
The DU Community Standards (http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=aboutus#communitystandards) state: "It is the responsibility of all DU members to participate in a manner that promotes a positive atmosphere and encourages good discussions among a diverse community of people holding a broad range of center-to-left viewpoints."
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Yes, "diverse" unless you happen to disagree with "center-to-left viewpoints". lmao. These people scare the crap out of me.

That is contradicted by the terms of service

janice6
10-23-2012, 17:46
Yep, I created an account with DU :whistling: After voicing my opinion, I got the BAN HAMMER.

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Ahhhh, the tolerance of the left. :steamed:




Paraphrased: Our way or the highway. Very tolerant. Yet they come here to GT to speak.

concretefuzzynuts
10-23-2012, 17:48
Oh, and I Be Tee El.

countrygun
10-23-2012, 17:52
Paraphrased: Our way or the highway. Very tolerant. Yet they come here to GT to speak.

Kind of makes you think of what would happen to freedom if we were to leave BHO in office, doesn't it?

janice6
10-23-2012, 17:59
Kind of makes you think of what would happen to freedom if we were to leave BHO in office, doesn't it?


I'm pretty sure I know what would happen, and I am working to get him out, while ignoring the baiting from the DU trolls posting on GT. Wonder how much they get paid to post such drivel. (rhetorical)

Cavalry Doc
10-23-2012, 18:11
Never had an account there, not even once. Haven't lurked, only accidentally ended up there a couple of times following links here. I meet enough social retards without having to go looking for them.

countrygun
10-23-2012, 18:17
Never had an account there, not even once. Haven't lurked, only accidentally ended up there a couple of times following links here. I meet enough social retards without having to go looking for them.

You and me both. I read their terms of service and while i was following a link, looked around a bit.

For a group, who claim to be Americans, who take advantage of freedom of speech to have a site, and yet are so dictatorial bout content, to tell us who we should elect as POTUS (or even dog catcher) is simply proof that they are an example of the danger the left poses to our freedoms and their intention for changes, of a fsascist nature, to our rights.

either that or they are all retards and in respect for the freedoms of others, and since thelike censorship so much, they shold be banned, by static IP from other less restrictive sites since they generally show they act like children when taken out of the DU playpen.

Zombie Surgeon
10-23-2012, 19:31
I've been there once, opened an account and got banned after the second posting.
After that I vomited twice then took a long hot shower in order to feel clean again.

Bring_it!
10-23-2012, 19:41
The DU Community Standards (http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=aboutus#communitystandards) state: "It is the responsibility of all DU members to participate in a manner that promotes a positive atmosphere and encourages good discussions among a diverse community of people holding a broad range of center-to-left viewpoints."
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Yes, "diverse" unless you happen to disagree with "center-to-left viewpoints". lmao. These people scare the crap out of me.

I must be going to the wrong DU site. The one I have been to is vile, full of childish profanity, and wishes of death to those they oppose. :whistling:

Grayson
10-23-2012, 20:10
I also think the DU posters are both entertaining and informative. Informative in that we get to see into the minds of the left, just don't stare too long you'll go blind and dumb.

Words to live by...
http://i.qkme.me/36hvsd.jpg

G19G20
10-24-2012, 03:20
Wow! Is that really DU's terms of service? That's nuts by any standard, even the internet.

Curious how Paulites are grouped in with tea party, Rush fans, etc since everyone here keeps telling me Im a liberal and should go to DU. I guess truth is painful to statists in both parties.

I'm Such a Bird
10-24-2012, 09:17
Although Ann Coulter's message is clear and to the point, I do think that she could have found a word other than "retard", if this was truly her own words.

As for the "Democratic Underground", I really have to say that after being a vocal supporter of Obama for President here on Glock Talk back in 2008 leading up to that election, D.U. was one of the things that made me realize that at my core, I hold more conservative views than liberal ones, and accelerated my evolution towards conservatism. I had never been to that website before the '08 election, but many here in GTPI often accused me of being a "D.U. troll" whenever I spoke as a "centrist" here.

After the election, when my views were being challenged to a breaking point by some of GTPI's finest, I decided to go over to D.U. to speak from a centrist position over there to challenge some of their views. I was banned in less than ten posts. That was an eye-opening experience for me, and a clear indication that liberals really aren't as "open-minded" as conservatives are. Even though I was treated harshly by some over here in GTPI, I was still allowed to have a voice. I am glad that I have learned so much in these past four years.

GWSHARK
10-24-2012, 12:14
http://static01.mediaite.com/med/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Capture63.jpgiI wholeheartedly agree with Ann.

Busy talking crazy... Where's JJ's sandwich???

series1811
10-24-2012, 12:40
whenever I spoke as a "centrist" here.



I remember the "centrist" days.

Back then, there were only two types of political views on Glocktalk.

1. Neo-con, far right, ultra conservative, and
2. "centrists" who just wanted us to come to the center with them (incredibly, nobody was actually a liberal back then).

:supergrin:

Thanks for reminding me of that. :)

Bullwinkle J Moose
10-24-2012, 12:41
http://static01.mediaite.com/med/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Capture63.jpgiI wholeheartedly agree with Ann.

Anne should immediately apologize to all retarded people.

Yep, I created an account with DU :whistling: After voicing my opinion, I got the BAN HAMMER.


What do you expect from a bunch of Marxist turds? If they want your opinion, they will give it to you.

JFrame
10-24-2012, 12:44
Although Ann Coulter's message is clear and to the point

...




Welcome back, Bird! http://www.kolobok.us/smiles/artists/mother_goose/MG_128.gif

Always good to hear from you... http://www.kolobok.us/smiles/standart/drinks.gif


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Gundude
10-24-2012, 14:06
You and me both. I read their terms of service and while i was following a link, looked around a bit.

For a group, who claim to be Americans, who take advantage of freedom of speech to have a site, and yet are so dictatorial bout content, to tell us who we should elect as POTUS (or even dog catcher) is simply proof that they are an example of the danger the left poses to our freedoms and their intention for changes, of a fsascist nature, to our rights.

either that or they are all retards and in respect for the freedoms of others, and since thelike censorship so much, they shold be banned, by static IP from other less restrictive sites since they generally show they act like children when taken out of the DU playpen.Sure, nothing's better at combating censorship than more censorship. Brilliant.

(I will give you a pass on the notion of banning "by static IP" since you have already demonstrated to me your lack of technical knowledge in this area)

I'm Such a Bird
10-24-2012, 14:09
I remember the "centrist" days.

Back then, there were only two types of political views on Glocktalk.

1. Neo-con, far right, ultra conservative, and
2. "centrists" who just wanted us to come to the center with them (incredibly, nobody was actually a liberal back then).

:supergrin:

Thanks for reminding me of that. :)

The funny thing is, I really thought I was a centrist when I was advocating for Obama in GTPI back in 2008. Then I realized that I am more conservative than I ever thought I was. Several factors had to fall into place over time for me to see this.

I'm Such a Bird
10-24-2012, 14:15
Welcome back, Bird! http://www.kolobok.us/smiles/artists/mother_goose/MG_128.gif

Always good to hear from you... http://www.kolobok.us/smiles/standart/drinks.gif


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Thanks, JFrame! :wavey:

You are still one of my favorite people here. I read GTPI posts often, but post less than I probably could or should. I am glad that you are still around. I miss some of the others who have been banned or are not posting here as often anymore. GTPI isn't quite the same without DaGroaner, FredHansen, MrsTink, as well as some others.

countrygun
10-24-2012, 14:19
Sure, nothing's better at combating censorship than more censorship. Brilliant.

I was waiting for someone to pick that up. I was aware of it when I wrote it.

I now challenge you to go to DU and make that case to them and see how it flies.


Few liberals have respect for the difference as long as they are getting their way, both by censoring even moderate positions on DU, and by blabbering their extremist drivel here, it's all about them. I actually think they have used the tolerance of conservatives like spoiled children, indeed I think many of them are in a retarded state of adolescence. Maybe it is time to "unspoil" the little brats.

JFrame
10-24-2012, 14:25
Thanks, JFrame! :wavey:

You are still one of my favorite people here. I read GTPI posts often, but post less than I probably could or should. I am glad that you are still around. I miss some of the others who have been banned or are not posting here as often anymore. GTPI isn't quite the same without DaGroaner, FredHansen, MrsTink, as well as some others.

Thanks, Bird!

Mrs. Tink is still around, but clearly too busy to spend that much time around us mere mortals... http://www.kolobok.us/smiles/artists/just_cuz/JC_cheesy.gif

Those others you mention are gone but certainly not forgotten... :patriot:


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QNman
10-24-2012, 14:31
The funny thing is, I really thought I was a centrist when I was advocating for Obama in GTPI back in 2008. Then I realized that I am more conservative than I ever thought I was. Several factors had to fall into place over time for me to see this.

Most of us have been there, bird. No worries.

Gundude
10-24-2012, 14:37
I was waiting for someone to pick that up. I was aware of it when I wrote it.Nothing gets past me. :tongueout:

I now challenge you to go to DU and make that case to them and see how it flies.I have no more desire to go to DU and tell them they should allow dissenting opinions than I do to go to a synagogue and tell them they should welcome muslims.

DU clearly says what its purpose is. I have no interest in it, but I don't care if they do it without me.
Few liberals have respect for the difference as long as they are getting their way, both by censoring even moderate positions on DU, and by blabbering their extremist drivel here, it's all about them. I actually think they have used the tolerance of conservatives like spoiled children, indeed I think many of them are in a retarded state of adolescence. Maybe it is time to "unspoil" the little brats.I'm pretty sure there are Republican/conservative versions of DU. Off the top of my head, I can think of one ultra-conservative, judeo-christian forum where "warriors" can "talk", and the censorship is unapologetically every bit as thorough as that of DU, much to the appreciation of its members. For those who don't want to hear dissenting opinions, there are many options, regardless of your political persuasion.

Bottom line is: content is controlled by the forum owner, not by democratic consensus nor by the 1st amendment. And you get what you sign up for.

I'm Such a Bird
10-24-2012, 14:50
Thanks, Bird!

Mrs. Tink is still around, but clearly too busy to spend that much time around us mere mortals... http://www.kolobok.us/smiles/artists/just_cuz/JC_cheesy.gif

Those others you mention are gone but certainly not forgotten... :patriot:


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I have seen MrsTink post here from time to time, but don't know what happened with FredHansen. I never saw him say anything terribly against the TOS, and figured he was just taking another long break. I really miss DaGroaner's posts. I know that he used to push the limits here with his abrasive manner; but in my time as a centrist, after months of frustration arguing against his points, I really began to like him. It is too bad that the moderators in GTPI put him out. DaGroaner was an influential and valuable member of GTPI. I am glad that DonGlock26 is still around though, after that short time he was banned. He is another here who helped me to see more clearly.

This is a great community!

:patriot:

I'm Such a Bird
10-24-2012, 14:55
Most of us have been there, bird. No worries.

Most of my actual friends in daily life are liberals or lean left still! I am amazed that they don't see some of the things that I do, as I am in my mid-thirties, headed toward forty along with many of them. It is a transformative experience to see things from a conservative viewpoint after having viewed things from "the other side" for so long, and considered it normal.

countrygun
10-24-2012, 14:56
I have no more desire to go to DU and tell them they should allow dissenting opinions than I do to go to a synagogue and tell them they should welcome muslims.

DU clearly says what its purpose is. I have no interest in it, but I don't care if they do it without me.

The problem is that they take advantage of the openess of this forum to drag their DU talking points over here, and while it generally serves as a platform to show how foolish they are, it is annoying.



I'm pretty sure there are Republican/conservative versions of DU. Off the top of my head, I can think of one ultra-conservative, judeo-christian forum where "warriors" can "talk", and the censorship is unapologetically every bit as thorough as that of DU, much to the appreciation of its members. For those who don't want to hear dissenting opinions, there are many options, regardless of your political persuasion.

Funny thing about that. I got a rude shock last night. I was researching a particular news item from a few years ago looking for some details to satisfy my curiosity. I followed a link to a forum that scared the living bejeebers out of me. "right wing" is not the phrase, I can't find a proper term for the kind of single eyebrow, mouth breathing, bottom feeding, folks I found on there. At first I thought it was some form of parody--but they walk among us:shocked:

This has made me even more convinced that the "conservatives" on GTPI are a much more well balanced group and has no reason to "back water" or compromise their positions. I would like to lock those folks I just "discovered" (kinda like a redneck tribe in the jungle), in a room with the DU crowd, several cases of handgrenades on each side, and watch the Nation's "average" IQ go up with each explosion.





Bottom line is: content is controlled by the forum owner, not by democratic consensus nor by the 1st amendment. And you get what you sign up for.

As i said, I find the liberals much more likely to take advantage of the Conservatives tolerance and less likely to tolerate conservatives at the same time.

Bren
10-24-2012, 15:19
Neither are certain extreme-fringe left-wingers, including advocates of violent political/social change, hard-line communists, terrorist-apologists, America-haters, kooks, crackpots, LaRouchies, and the like.

Looks like they forgot to ban a lot of those.

At least they still have a home in GNG Lounge.

QNman
10-24-2012, 16:34
Most of my actual friends in daily life are liberals or lean left still! I am amazed that they don't see some of the things that I do, as I am in my mid-thirties, headed toward forty along with many of them. It is a transformative experience to see things from a conservative viewpoint after having viewed things from "the other side" for so long, and considered it normal.

Much like so many other things in life, some mature earlier in life than others. Those of us early bloomers must then wait patiently for our friends to get where we know they will eventually get. Some will never fully get there and we will be forced to move on without them.

You are not alone, friend.

I'm Such a Bird
10-25-2012, 15:25
Much like so many other things in life, some mature earlier in life than others. Those of us early bloomers must then wait patiently for our friends to get where we know they will eventually get. Some will never fully get there and we will be forced to move on without them.

You are not alone, friend.

Your posts have always been an inspiration to me, QNman. Even back when I was pulling for Obama in '08, you were always polite, as you challenged me with your rationality in a kind manner. It was a relief from those who argued their points more abrasively, but very powerful nonetheless.

Thank you very much.

:beer:

QNman
10-25-2012, 20:29
Your posts have always been an inspiration to me, QNman. Even back when I was pulling for Obama in '08, you were always polite, as you challenged me with your rationality in a kind manner. It was a relief from those who argued their points more abrasively, but very powerful nonetheless.

Thank you very much.

:beer:

Aw shucks... :embarassed:

Thanks right back.

certifiedfunds
10-25-2012, 20:39
Whatever happened to American Lockpicker and his commie avatars?

FLIPPER 348
10-25-2012, 20:41
http://static01.mediaite.com/med/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Capture63.jpgiI wholeheartedly agree with Ann.



Ann Coulter explains why its better if women didn't vote - YouTube

Allfal
10-25-2012, 21:59
I was waiting for someone to pick that up. I was aware of it when I wrote it.

I now challenge you to go to DU and make that case to them and see how it flies.


Few liberals have respect for the difference as long as they are getting their way, both by censoring even moderate positions on DU, and by blabbering their extremist drivel here, it's all about them. I actually think they have used the tolerance of conservatives like spoiled children, indeed I think many of them are in a retarded state of adolescence. Maybe it is time to "unspoil" the little brats.

I try to go to that site at least weekly. Knowledge can be power and it is always good to know what, how and if a potential enemy is thinking. I rarely post there, but it can be done and not be banned.

Just post agreement to some of the less egregious posts. Save posting facts for something so clearly off base, its indefensable. Post on a thread like that an initial agreement and then insert in your post some fact that is unpopular. Sit back and watch the shennanigans.

An example would be responding to a thread on tax increases. Post something like " I fully support raising taxes on the rich. They have had a free ride for much to long. I often argue that point but lower functioning rethuglicans at work claim former president Ray-Gun lowered taxes and increased revenue. I didn't believe it but I looked it up. How do we respond to those arguments?"

I post there even less than here and under another screen name. This tactic has worked for me so far. You get to interject some facts and watch the fun.

nursetim
10-25-2012, 22:17
Whatever happened to American Lockpicker and his commie avatars?

Moved to venezuela.

countrygun
10-25-2012, 22:21
Aw shucks... :embarassed:

Thanks right back.

Alright, get a room you two. EEeeeeesh.

:supergrin:

Fred Hansen
10-26-2012, 00:14
I have seen MrsTink post here from time to time, but don't know what happened with FredHansen. I never saw him say anything terribly against the TOS, and figured he was just taking another long break. I really miss DaGroaner's posts. I know that he used to push the limits here with his abrasive manner; but in my time as a centrist, after months of frustration arguing against his points, I really began to like him. It is too bad that the moderators in GTPI put him out. DaGroaner was an influential and valuable member of GTPI. I am glad that DonGlock26 is still around though, after that short time he was banned. He is another here who helped me to see more clearly.

This is a great community!

:patriot:Hi Bird!

I'm still here. I'm incredibly honored--though unworthy--to be mentioned among such GTPI greats. I too miss DaGroaner's posts, such a shame that he is gone. But on the bright side, we have Obamamobile adds popping up all over the place, so we've got that going for us. :rofl:

I remember your "centrist" days, and I remember giving you a hard time about it too, but I'm glad to see that it didn't do you any harm. :supergrin:

I've been busy with family medical issues, and just haven't had as much time to check in is all. Besides, Captain Zero and his Hope-A-Doped hordes have proven everything I've ever said and/or implied about them. What more can I say about them that they haven't proven through their own misdeeds?

I remember telling you in particular that Captain Zero is the sort of man who would be hopelessly out of his depth in even the tiniest puddle of tears; a man who would fail us in every conceivable way.

Remember this:

Hillary Clinton Ad - 3 AM White House Ringing Phone - YouTube

Remember how I said that both of them--Captain Zero and Canklesaurus Regina--were unfit to answer that phone?

Then again, I had the benefit of living memory. I was unfortunate enough to have been a teenager when Jimmuh Cahtuh was prez. He was even my Commander in Chief for almost a year; he's also the president who got our ambassador to Afghanistan killed 3 decades ago.

So I had the benefit (more like curse) of seeing liberal incompetence firsthand. It's an ugly thing, and it costs so many innocent lives that it surprises me that so few recoil from the horror of it.

I'm glad you were able to take off the rose colored glasses of liberalism, and see the world for what it is, and I'm glad you are still here with us.

I'll wrap up this post with a piece of wisdom written almost a century ago. Quite often people only parrot the last sentence of this passage; the meat of the matter is in the first part, and it warns of why hopey-changey dopes are forever condemned to fail:

Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

George Santayana
The Life of Reason (1905-1906)
Vol. I, Reason in Common Sense

Take care. :wavey:

P.S. I pity the fools who lock horns with Mrs. Tink and/or Don... Pity 'em. :rock:

Fred Hansen
10-26-2012, 00:19
Whatever happened to American Lockpicker and his commie avatars?He pulls an ox-cart on the DMZ to Pyongyang run. With luck, he'll have many boatloads of suicidally despondent defecting former American hopey-dopes to escort north come November. May Captain Zero and Canklesaurus Regina be in the vanguard with him.

Insha'Allah

Blast
10-26-2012, 00:35
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-GqUu8Gn5riA/TqiPs2ybieI/AAAAAAAAAYo/85FaHSO-mDA/s1600/dumbguy.jpg

kirgi08
10-26-2012, 00:37
Mornin Fred.'08. :wavey:

kirgi08
10-26-2012, 00:38
Dang it Blast,I was hungry.'08. :rant:

Blast
10-26-2012, 02:37
http://blogsensebybarb.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/ecclesiastes-102-fool-obama-left-liberal-pelosi-reid-heart-w-political-poster-1278957797.jpg

Fred Hansen
10-26-2012, 03:03
Mornin Fred.'08. :wavey::supergrin: :wavey:

kirgi08
10-26-2012, 03:08
:miff:

Youse been slacking.'08. :sad:

:tongueout:

Fred Hansen
10-26-2012, 03:13
:miff:

Youse been slacking.'08. :sad:

:tongueout:Indeed. Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa.

How you doin'?

kirgi08
10-26-2012, 03:18
Just byb Fred,numbers are in.It ain't good.'08. :sad:

71Commander
10-26-2012, 04:46
I did too. Banned third post.

I think that is one of the great things about Glock Talk. Especially since a certain change of guards, they allow mostly free, civil speech.

I also think the DU posters are both entertaining and informative. Informative in that we get to see into the minds of the left, just don't stare too long you'll go blind and dumb.

We have a whole forum devoted to making fun of them. They hate us with a passion,

http://www.conservativecave.com/index.php/board,10.0.html

JFrame
10-26-2012, 04:47
Hi Bird!

I'm still here.


Hey, Fred -- you've been making yourself too scarce here -- I had you listed among the MIA... :embarassed:

Anyway, glad to see you're still hanging around! :cool:


.

I'm Such a Bird
10-26-2012, 08:41
Hi Bird!

I'm still here. I'm incredibly honored--though unworthy--to be mentioned among such GTPI greats. I too miss DaGroaner's posts, such a shame that he is gone. But on the bright side, we have Obamamobile adds popping up all over the place, so we've got that going for us. :rofl:

I remember your "centrist" days, and I remember giving you a hard time about it too, but I'm glad to see that it didn't do you any harm. :supergrin:

I've been busy with family medical issues, and just haven't had as much time to check in is all. Besides, Captain Zero and his Hope-A-Doped hordes have proven everything I've ever said and/or implied about them. What more can I say about them that they haven't proven through their own misdeeds?

I remember telling you in particular that Captain Zero is the sort of man who would be hopelessly out of his depth in even the tiniest puddle of tears; a man who would fail us in every conceivable way.

Remember this:

Hillary Clinton Ad - 3 AM White House Ringing Phone - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yr7odFUARg)

Remember how I said that both of them--Captain Zero and Canklesaurus Regina--were unfit to answer that phone?

Then again, I had the benefit of living memory. I was unfortunate enough to have been a teenager when Jimmuh Cahtuh was prez. He was even my Commander in Chief for almost a year; he's also the president who got our ambassador to Afghanistan killed 3 decades ago.

So I had the benefit (more like curse) of seeing liberal incompetence firsthand. It's an ugly thing, and it costs so many innocent lives that it surprises me that so few recoil from the horror of it.

I'm glad you were able to take off the rose colored glasses of liberalism, and see the world for what it is, and I'm glad you are still here with us.

I'll wrap up this post with a piece of wisdom written almost a century ago. Quite often people only parrot the last sentence of this passage; the meat of the matter is in the first part, and it warns of why hopey-changey dopes are forever condemned to fail:



Take care. :wavey:

P.S. I pity the fools who lock horns with Mrs. Tink and/or Don... Pity 'em. :rock:

Fred Hansen,

Thank you very much for coming back to speak in this thread! I am really glad to see you here again.

You really got me back when I used to have a pro-gun William S. Burroughs sig line quote here, when you called it out and proceeded to effectively trash my old college day beatnik heroes--from Burroughs to Kerouac to Ginsberg. I have never looked at the "beat" movement the same ever since.

Although I have always prided myself as an "independent thinker" and "seeker of truth", I have come to the realization that I am a slow-learner in regard to these qualities. Although I voted for Obama the first time when I should have been old enough to know better, I am proud of the fact that people like you helped me to see the truth of the matter soon after, and I became one of the first of "Team Zero's" pawns to defect to the other side.

I haven't posted much here either since, but it is more because I know that sometimes it is better to just "shut up and listen", so that I can learn more.

I am glad that you came back again so that I can thank you once again for helping me to see things more clearly. Most of my friends still wear those "rose-colored glasses", and I don't understand how they can still see like that after all that has happened in the past four years. I feel like I have been liberated from liberalism, and am smarter and happier for it.

I wish you the best with your family medical issues. Take care of yourself, and your family.

:wavey: