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The world didn’t end Nov. 6

EDITOR: The reaction of some letter writers to President Obama’s reelection is nothing short of apocalyptic: It signals the death warrant of the United States — preceded by the bubonic plague, no doubt.

I dug up a few letters from 2007 and the same people writing today, supplemented by MD columnist Larry Weitzman, predicted that Sen. Obama’s election would be followed by runaway inflation, unaffordable interest rates, a collapse of the stock market and the demise of the dollar as the international safehaven currency of choice.

The naysayers and doom purveyors of the fringe right were 100 percent wrong in 2007, and they’re 100 percent wrong now. When will you guys give up and admit you don’t know up from down?

JOHN GARON
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  • James E.November 15, 2012 - 2:45 pm

    Mr. Garon, they run around with their hair on fire claiming President Obama will be the death of America. Rush does it for money. One can only wonder why the locals do it.

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 15, 2012 - 6:20 pm

    cheers - deliberately off the rails! . . .LINK - Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) confirmed Thursday that she will seek the chairmanship of the Senate Budget Committee next year but told The Hill that she cannot commit to doing a budget.. .

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  • party faithfulNovember 15, 2012 - 6:33 pm

    That's a joke? I mean, about not committing to doing a budget.

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  • party faithfulNovember 15, 2012 - 6:53 pm

    Obama won. Get over it.

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  • hair on fireNovember 15, 2012 - 6:56 pm

    Come on Verkamp if Romney had one you'd be singing a different tune.

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  • i did it for MoneyNovember 15, 2012 - 6:58 pm

    voted for Obama

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  • bucolic plagueNovember 15, 2012 - 7:02 pm

    Garons rite: It's comin.

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  • bucolic plagueNovember 15, 2012 - 7:18 pm

    Imaginative new proposal pattering in Obamacare's footsteps: Tobacco smokers should be required to apply and pay for a “smoker’s license” in order to continue buying cigarettes. Look it up.

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  • Foaming at the MouthNovember 16, 2012 - 10:32 pm

    Hair on fire - "had one" what?

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  • hair on fireNovember 16, 2012 - 11:56 pm

    foaming youve maid my day. gnite.

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  • kggNovember 19, 2012 - 5:51 am

    the smoker's license issue is being debated in australia - it has nothing to do with president obama or the united states. http://times247.com/articles/australia-mulls-mandatory-smoker-s-licenses

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  • cookie65November 19, 2012 - 6:07 am

    The world didn't end on January 30, 1933 either. But that date did usher in enormous suffering.

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  • cookie65November 19, 2012 - 6:10 am

    You know who was wrong about obama's election in 2007? Those who voted for hope and change.

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  • under-informedNovember 19, 2012 - 7:07 am

    Cookie dear, I heard say you’re Ray Nuttings wife, can you confirm or deny this rumor?

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  • hair on fireNovember 19, 2012 - 7:41 am

    what kind of toothpaste does Foaming use

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  • AnthonyNovember 19, 2012 - 7:58 am

    cookie65, histrionic garbage like comparing the reelection of President Obama to Adolph Hitler's election as Chancellor of Germany is exactly the kind of nonsense to be expected from the birther/poll-truther/secret Muslim dwellers of fantasyland who constitute such a large percentage of Obama-critics. I work. I pay taxes. I own my own home (two in fact). I voted for the President in 2008 (not 2007) and 2012 I find your Nazi reference insulting and ridiculous. We can only wonder what bizarre nonsense the right wing will be spouting when Hilary Clinton takes the oath of office in January 2017.

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  • James E.November 19, 2012 - 8:07 am

    Has El Dorado County asked to leave the USA -- to form the Tea/Republican Republic of El Dorado County?

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  • James E.November 19, 2012 - 8:17 am

    Cookie65, give it up, it over. You can rest for three years, and then start up again in late 2015.

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 19, 2012 - 8:21 am

    It's early yet...still 4 years to go...but I am patient. I love watching a good train wreck take place. I am stocking up on Miller HotDogs and chips and Beer! Can;t wait to see em punt on another budget after raising the debt cieling again HooYa GO Obama!

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  • NancyNovember 19, 2012 - 8:51 am

    The world did not end nor did anyone expect it to end the day after Obama's election. However, the "world", especially America, is on the brink of financial collapse. There may be nothing to stop it because we are so far over the hill. An economic collapse could bring the "world" to a sharp stop but not necessarily an end. It will shake things up so bad that at that time, we could see a New World Order formed with a New World Currency and a New World Religion and a New World Leader. Oh, and by the way, I don't think Obama can be blamed completely for any impending economic collapse which has been in the making for decades. The economic collapse would likely happen even if Romney had been elected. The collapse could come next week, next year or in 10 years. But it is coming.

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  • Jack MartinNovember 19, 2012 - 11:14 am

    The world didn't end for the average citizen of Greece in 2004, either, when the world first really began to learn of their economic troubles. They faced a political choice that year and failed to heed the troubles before them. But 8 very short years later, look where they are now - at the brink of utter social, economic and political collapse. 8 years...hmmm, that sounds familiar...

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  • Dink LaneNovember 19, 2012 - 11:15 am

    I love it when Republicans stand up and say "We're on the edge of financial collapse" when their mouths were shut all during Republican Ronald Reagan and Republican G.W. Bush admin when they said "deficits don't matter." Let us stop with the 'Hyperbolic" talk and talk about GROWTH... That is what is wrong with Europe -- NO GROWTH.... China managed to avoid the "austerity" dip because they invested in GROWTH .... Their Government put in 9% of GDP in stimulus funding.... But the greedies...(I have mine) don't care about COUNTRY...they care about themselves.

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 19, 2012 - 11:35 am

    Colonel, catch up. It's not Tea/Republican. It's Tepublican. See, that's exactly the kind of make-work inefficiency that's sinking this ship. Liberal Santa Clause athestic inefficient ba$*&^ds!

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  • James E.November 19, 2012 - 11:56 am

    Phil, Teapublican sounds so disrespectful. I'm going to have to stay with Tea/Republican.

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  • John SavageNovember 19, 2012 - 11:57 am

    all of this Republican weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth over the president's re-election cracks me up. Four years ago we heard the same nonsense and yet here we are today and our republic hasn't collapsed. Rush and Fox News are laughing all the way to the bank while they're cashing in on all the hysteria they've whipped up. Crawl out of your Fox Box and get on with your lives. who knows? Maybe in four years the Republican Party will give someone to vote FOR.

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  • CatherineNovember 19, 2012 - 12:06 pm

    Mr. Savage, you hit the nail on the head.

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  • Paddy O'furnitureNovember 19, 2012 - 1:22 pm

    Hmmmmm, Let's see, I wonder if we were to go back and look at the letters this pathetic hypocritical author and his pathetic hypocritical kin (James E Longhofer and many other socialist/democrats) were writing during the Bush administration, would the general flavor would be similar to what is being expressed by conservatives today? Yep, I think so. I remember them well. You people were whining like little pink piggies being herded into the slaughterhouse. You panty-waist liberals shouldn't dare be surprised at the disgust you hear. We listed to it for 2 Bush terms. Even us Libertarians who weren't Bush fans were fed up with your constant hand-wringing and high pitched whining. Now it's your turn, so sit back and take a Xanax kiddies; it's gonna be a long four years.

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  • Dink LaneNovember 19, 2012 - 2:04 pm

    Hey, Paddy.... Looks like James might have been right.... Unpaid Tax cuts --> borrow from China to pay for them & Unfunded War looking for that Mushroom cloud == Unstained debt... Yeah, James. You were right, in 2008....Bush came up running to the American people...."We need money, we need money...the sky is falling the sky is falling"

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 19, 2012 - 2:39 pm

    Not only did The world didn’t end Nov. 6 . . . keeping hope alive . . . LINK - Judge puts Hostess liquidation on hold, orders talks

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  • James E.November 19, 2012 - 5:23 pm

    Appears Mr. O'furniture's comments may also be written by a fifth grader. Pathetic, little pink piggies, pantywaist liberals, take a Xanax kiddies.

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  • James E.November 19, 2012 - 5:24 pm

    Hostess saved by a judge. A little sunshine in our lives.

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  • Paddy O'furnitureNovember 19, 2012 - 6:32 pm

    James E Longhofer, Just trying to keep things in terms you can can understand, Mr. Poopy Pants.

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  • Jim RiordanNovember 20, 2012 - 2:25 am

    Yup Mr. Garon again. The great lover of Bronco Bama the Urban Chowboy. We are now truly the land of the free . . . free EBTs, free phones, Free Layoffs, free twinkies, . . . no wait, his union supporters killed those, But, oh yeah, Bronco created 2 new jobs . . . um, "thays Govmint Jobs" but don't that count? Ride 'em chowboy! Garon, you wanted change, You got it . . . look in your pockets after taxes, if you pay any.

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  • Dan SmythNovember 20, 2012 - 6:03 am

    Despite their confident predictions of a Republican victory, Riordan, Cookie, Martin, Gibney, and the rest of the conservatards that grace the comments section, cannot seem to come to grips with the fact that they are utter losers. You lost. Get over it. Go home. Can't accept the democratic process? Try some other country. We will move forward without you.

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  • Sallie SmythNovember 20, 2012 - 6:20 am

    Dannie come home. When u said you were moving forward I didnt know that meant you were moving out.

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  • cookie65November 20, 2012 - 7:04 am

    Hey Dan, the democratic process had dozens of wards in philly that didn't cast one single vote for Romney, not even by accident in areas where 40% of the people are illiterate. What are the chances of that. Like the other places that not only experience 140% turn out but turnout far above those even eligible. Proving once againg that those who vote are not what matter, but those who count the vote. What is obama's economic plan to create private sector jobs? Caddys on the golf course?

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  • Charlie HenrikNovember 20, 2012 - 7:53 am

    Dan, you hit the nail squarely on the head. They were all crowing so loudly prior to the election and now those losers are just eating crow! Poor cookie, he has to settle for repeating conspiracy nonsense about "rigged voting". What a loser.

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  • Dan SmythNovember 20, 2012 - 7:57 am

    Sallie, I am sorry you misplaced your man. Smyth is a common name, and my wife says I ain't going anywhere!

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  • Sallie SmythNovember 20, 2012 - 8:04 am

    oh Charlie help us find Dannie. The kids and I have lookd everywhere and are lost without him. Pleaze tell him everything is foregiven. We just want him home again for Tksgiving.

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  • Sallie SmythNovember 20, 2012 - 8:07 am

    dannie its YOU. My dear heart there is an easter bunnie after all.

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 9:14 am

    Dan, Conservetards huh? cute. No, I know it's over . I always said Romney was not the best choice either (pay attention Libtard..) So,let the chips fall where they will. But You can be assured that this country will change. and will be divided in ideology, further perpetuated by a media that glosses over Obamas errors and foibles. You can crow all you wish you can dance all you wish. But remember somebody has to pay the fiddler as well. WE all will. Take into mind as well many have a lack of confidence in Obama and his admin. Many Dmes fetl this was another lesser of evils. This will show in the economy (as it does already) Also, please take into account the further eroding of personal privacy and liberties. You thought Bush was bad...? Well,do you see the Patriot Act being scrapped? Why just today Sen Leahy wants to add to abill that your email can be hacked by the Govt without a warrent... It's not Race thing either as many liberal democrats like to scream that republicans are racists (Democrats should recall their own racists...Sen Bird etc.). It's about the policies and ideologies of this Admin that will undermine the foundation of our Constitution. But thats just some old tired piece of paper to some you isn't it?? I will again put into simple context for you. If you start chipping away and removing parts of houses foundation. The house will fall.....

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 11:03 am

    As I review the thread over the past day or two, I see many areas of contention. However, let's cut to the chase and discuss the most important question of all: Is Cookie 65 a man or a woman?

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 11:07 am

    Mr. O'furniture, a Poopy Head should never call anyone else a Poopy Pants. Goodness, how low we have fallen.

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  • Ken SteersNovember 20, 2012 - 11:25 am

    I was at a box store this weekend and I noticed this older grey haired white gentleman sporting a dashiki with an Obama '12 on the roof of his car. He was screaming inflammatory race baiting language at anyone who was in ear shot. When I went over to see why he was in distress I noticed a crucifix in a jar of urine on the hood of his car. He told me that it is his right to express his hatred of Christians and Jews and that anyone who was a member of either faith was ignorant and should be removed from society. Then he went on to say he wasn't alone that he was a member of the democrat party and that all of them feel the same way. At first I thought he was mentally ill then I realized no, he's just an Obama supporter.

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 11:30 am

    That speaks for itself.

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 20, 2012 - 11:31 am

    Colonel, you have a knack. . . . but . . . . The underpinnings of my fantasy world are at risk. Drop it!

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 11:32 am

    ADDED: No redeeming social or political value.

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 11:34 am

    Phil, I have no wish to harm your fantasy world.

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 20, 2012 - 11:36 am

    Good! That means that the proposed MMA event between Catherine and Cookie is still a go.

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 11:53 am

    Phil, does this mean Cookie65 is a woman?

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 20, 2012 - 12:05 pm

    The MMA event hinges on that reality. It just would not look good having Catherine up against a man . . . even if Cookie65 turns out to be Pee Wee Herman.

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  • RichardNovember 20, 2012 - 1:32 pm

    Once again Steers I just wanted to remind you that it appears your getting crazier and crazier. Your little story about the old Democratic guy screaming inflammatory race baiting language is a good example.

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  • Ken SteersNovember 20, 2012 - 1:35 pm

    I thought the same things reading what you say Richard. I'll be at the Snooty Frog at 5 if you'd like to discuss it in more detail.

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 1:42 pm

    We've all heard about Papa John and Denny franchisee John Metz in Florida who both claim ObamaCare is going to hurt their business (Papa John is going to charge 15 cents more for his pizza and cut hours for his employees, while Mr. Metz is going to put on a 5% surcharge which customers can deduct from their tips to waiters if they wish). Well, guess loss of business has caused both to renege on their business plans. Papa John says it was all just a misunderstanding, and Mr. Metz has taken the counsel of Denny's CEO John Miller and assures all that his Denny stores will not impose a 5% surcharge. Apparently, Denny's all over the nation are getting heat from customers and Mr. Miller will not have it. Just two Republicans who wanted to bad mouth Obamacare, and now retreat because their business is down because of their desire to badmouth. Two American patriot heroes.

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 1:47 pm

    Meeting at Snooty Frog to fist fight is so high school. One point of caution: Marines, even old Marines learned and remember dirty fighting. That being said, I've eaten at the Snooty Frog and it was excellent. A surprise hidden in Cameron Park.

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  • RichardNovember 20, 2012 - 1:51 pm

    Steers, it looks like you were wrong about the Twinkies business, among other things, want me to bring them anyway?

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  • Ken SteersNovember 20, 2012 - 2:45 pm

    I'm bringing both! See you there

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  • R.J. CarterNovember 20, 2012 - 2:50 pm

    Kinda got to agree with the Col. on this one.... As an old biker whose enjoyed spending the better part of his life drinking & fighting in bars & Roadhouses, I'd be just a little embarrassed to pick a fight in some joint called The Snooty Frog....

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  • Jack MartinNovember 20, 2012 - 3:26 pm

    Funny RJ... I've seen your pic inside PJ's Roadhouse, so yes, I can't quite imagine you parking your Harley outside a joint named the Snooty Frog. Same for me with my Triumph. As for Mr Dan Smyth, sir, your cockiness is misplaced. The President won re-election by 1% of the popular vote - a lot LESS than his last election. His support HAS fallen. The House is still in Republican control and there are now 30 Republican Governors, more than at any time since 1960. Sure, you picked up a couple seats in the Senate, and what was the outcome? They have ALREADY said they won't be passing a budget this year - 4th year in a row.

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 3:31 pm

    One other point about fist fights. They aren't like they are in the movies where one takes multiple fists in the face and comes away with a little band-aid over one eyebrow. In a real fist fight, one good blow to the face can split it open with devastating effect. And, this is, of course, why the law considers the fist a deadly weapon. But, this may make history: The Fight At The Snooty Frog. Complete with a TV movie. R.J., get down there and be a peace maker -- buy them drinks until they pass out.

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  • RichardNovember 20, 2012 - 4:15 pm

    Steers, I assume when you make reference to "both," you mean a weapon and a Twinkie. If that’s the case, and I assume it is, then you’ve crossed the line and I’ve made my point. I suggest you have your permit with you tonight, you're going to need it.

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 4:47 pm

    Thinking about this fight and who would be legally responsible should injury occur. Under causation, but for the invitation to fight, the fight and injury would not have occurred. On the other hand, the Marine who has superior dirty fighting skills must accept some of the responsibility, because one does not hurt the other if one has superior capabilities. I think, given but for, the judge will go 51/49 on this one.

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 4:51 pm

    ADDED: MtDemocrat, get your photographer down to the Snooty Frog ASAP -- this will look great on tomorrow's front page. If one is knocked out, roll him over so we can see a full frontal view.

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 4:56 pm

    ADDED: And, in conclusion, isn't this challenge to fight the silliest thing we've ever had on the MtDemocrat thread? Who calls for a physical fight unless they are a teenager, in years or in mind?

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 5:52 pm

    A change of topic. I recently said, somewhat in jest, that we can reduce our $16 Trillion debt by moving the decimal point making it a $16 Billion dollar debt. Tea/Republicans scream that we must cut or destroy all programs for the poor and middle class (the moochers and takers) because deficit reduction is the most pressing problem in the United States (forget that jobs are more likely to be the most pressing problem in the United States). We have fiat money -- all our Treasury Bill obligations are payment in dollars. Any government that controls its own currency cannot go bankrupt. We could today print (a wire transfer from the Federal Reserve to the Treasury for $16 Trillion) money to pay our obligations. Our debt gone and any new debt handled by another wire transfer. No government with authority over its own money can ever go bankrupt. So, should we take a pause and look to jobs first and deficit reduction second? Oh, inflation? I've heard this for years -- a $16 Trillion debt should have caused inflation -- where is it?

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  • R.J. CarterNovember 20, 2012 - 5:56 pm

    Ladies and gentlemen we have a split decision....Judge Dink Lane scores the fight 115-110 for the contender fighting out of the blue corner, "Round-house" Richard..... Judge Cookie65 scores the fight 117-111 for the contender fighting out of the Red corner, Ken "The Hurricane" Steers...And, judge James Longhoffer sees the fight 50-118 for the new undisputed Snooty Frog Champion Of The World, Ken "The Hurricane" Steers!!!.....

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 6:10 pm

    R.J., you got my score card backwards. It's 118-50 for the new Snooty Frog champion of Cameron Park -- the fighting Marine Richard with Semper Fi tattooed on his chest. Once a Marine, always a Marine. It was no contest.

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  • RichardNovember 20, 2012 - 6:17 pm

    Colonel, please put your mind at ease. My path in life has taken me through both the military and law enforcement retiring for another government agency and eventual my own business. I’m the father of three girls and have a wife of 30 years who is tougher than most republicans and a great woman. Over the years I have been taught to be in control of any situation and quite honestly my life depended the I do just that on many occasions. At this moment I’m ashamed of having pushed Steers buttons knowing very well what the eventual outcome would be, it was obviously bad judgment on my part. Mr. Garon and most others on this thread please accept my apology, as for the rednecks you are what you are, the vote was obviously rigged..

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 6:35 pm

    Apology unnecessary, but accepted.

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 20, 2012 - 6:56 pm

    insult to injury - LINK - Mediation between Hostess, union fails

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 7:03 pm

    Phil, any chance the judge will declare a fraud on the company? One can only hope.

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  • Larry LibertyNovember 20, 2012 - 7:07 pm

    Leave Ken Steers alone! Isn't it obvious he is compensating for other shortcomings?

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  • R.J. CarterNovember 20, 2012 - 7:50 pm

    ....A week after two states legalize marijuana the company that makes Twinkies goes out of business...Seems like horrible timing.. LOL.

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 8:33 pm

    Here's a little reminder and momento of "Fair and Balanced" Wait did I mention Hypocrites...damn wel there ya go have at it b%tches! I still have 0 respect for democrats and liberals let alone the "Woosies " of the republican party. Butto the democrats again I say F$%^k you Hypocrites! ...wait was I too harsh there ..too bad You reap what ou sew...

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 8:34 pm

    Oh Gosh like democrats I forgot Omited the facts..here http://www.wnd.com/2012/11/gop-legally-barred-from-fighting-vote-fraud/

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 8:35 pm

    Oh did I forget something... http://www.wnd.com/2012/11/gop-legally-barred-from-fighting-vote-fraud/

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 8:36 pm

    wait ...I work for the department of redundancy dept. http://www.wnd.com/2012/11/gop-legally-barred-from-fighting-vote-fraud/

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 20, 2012 - 8:49 pm

    Gibney, are you OK? What's your twenty? Need 911?

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  • Ken SteersNovember 20, 2012 - 8:53 pm

    Well I enjoyed my Filet Mignon Oscar at dinner. The owner of the Snooty Frog is a fantastic chef. A couple of friends came over after a while because I was getting lonely. I didn't order dessert because I brought plenty of Cup Cakes and Twinkies. Now I read that there was going to be a fist fight. This stated by the same crybaby who calls other people 5th graders. Richard the worst thing I would do is, as promised, to stuff you with Hostess products. Richard I've seen many like you. You are a coward, a hater and a liar. You never would have lasted one day in Marine Corps boot camp. As far as a bar fight? Pure school yard hyperbole. All you had to do Richard is come over and introduce yourself. You would have been a hero to all the democrat socialist in the County. But you didn't, did you?

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 8:54 pm

    Phil there's not a damn thing wrong with me...Vin Veritas...

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 9:03 pm

    Ken, sorry we missed you. had anther engagement to attend to. Alas, I wish all, despite my opinions politically, a Happy Thanksgiving...despite waht democrats reading Howard Zinn believe ...heheh...giggle LMAO HAHAHAHA ...sorry can't help myself when it comes to reality...

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 9:05 pm

    Wait not done yet..hers a #1 samsh hit for my Maoist John Garon.... http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2012/11/20/more-americans-will-use-food-stamps-for-thanksgiving-this-year-than-ever-before

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 9:06 pm

    John all your dreams will come true FREE EVERYTHING FROM OBAMA !!! ...stupid ass useful idiot....

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  • RichardNovember 20, 2012 - 9:49 pm

    Been drinking Gibney?

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 10:24 pm

    Crybaby? No, I'm a laughing baby. It's the losers who are crybabies, as nothing is going to change that Barrack Hussein Obama crushed Willard Mitt Romney by the will of the people. Cry us all a river for the next four years, and eight years after that with Hillary as the President. Must be painful to see the people as winners. Let me say that one more time for emphasis -- Mitt was crushed. P.S. Looks like the top 2% will be paying more taxes.

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  • Thomas GibneyNovember 20, 2012 - 10:32 pm

    Yes Richard it's true I have thus imbibed...why because the democrats made me do it! LMAO! Now I am awaiting a new prohibition...Thank God for good beer and booze (for now till you tax the crap out of it..)for you stupid rat bastards will make alcoholics of all of us sane people...heheh LMAO wooohooo!...stupid useful idiots.

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 20, 2012 - 10:35 pm

    Through the looking glass, Colonel . . . Welcome to the land of wish. Twenty eight years late, but still, welcome!

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 10:50 pm

    Phil, the latest 1984 rumor I've heard is that the EV electors will revolt and elect Mitt as President of the United States. I don't know -- sounds kinda desperate to me. But, guess hope springs eternal.

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  • RichardNovember 20, 2012 - 10:51 pm

    Steers, your obvious lack of empathy for me and others and your low degree of anxiety about consequences clearly indicates that you view your self as exceptional within your own world. I would like to collect your last dozen or so posts and ask a Psychologist friend to review them, but only if you would take the results seriously, what do say?

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 10:54 pm

    Mr. Gibney, guess the Navy no longer issues a daily ration of rum anymore. And, no booze allowed on board. As I understand it, only the doc has booze to give a little zip to injured sailors/naval aviators after an accident. Wonder if the Captain has a small supply? What the hell is a ship of the line without rum?

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  • Phil VeerkampNovember 20, 2012 - 11:43 pm

    LINK - . . . As Winston realises he loves Big Brother he dreams of a public trial and an execution; however the novel itself ends with Winston, presumably still in the Chestnut Tree Café/Snooty Frog, contemplating the face of Big Brother

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  • James E.November 20, 2012 - 11:56 pm

    Had the book continued it would have revealed that Winston was not executed, rather assigned as a check out clerk at the local WalMart, forever destined to a part time minimum wage job with no benefits. Hell on earth.

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  • James E.November 21, 2012 - 12:02 am

    Speaking of WalMart and their billions of profit and the four WalMart kids each having fortunes of $50 (?) billon, wonder why they couldn't pay their employees a decent wage and benefits? Their business would increase with company PR advertising that "we don't screw our employees anymore, so come on down."

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  • bucolic plagueNovember 21, 2012 - 4:47 am

    garons LTE executed by firing squad

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  • abcnbccbsfoxmsnbccnnNovember 21, 2012 - 7:08 am

    Hillary Clinton injured after bus bombing in Tel Aviv? go to http://fromthetrenchesworldreport.com/hillary-clinton-injured-after-bus-bombing-in-tel-aviv/26299/

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