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stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/07/2010 | Roger E. Skoff

Posted on 09/07/2010 9:17:37 AM PDT by In Bold Colors

I was just reading some of the political websites and found something really surprising: Most of the people who commented on any of the articles weren't actually commenting on the articles at all! Instead, they were either tossing in their two cents worth about some other project entirely; commenting on some other comment; commenting on whether a person commenting had the right to make such a comment at that particular venue; or commenting on the published article in such a way as to make it obvious that they had either misundertood what was written or ......

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1 posted on 09/07/2010 9:17:37 AM PDT by In Bold Colors
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To: In Bold Colors

Poor Obama, doesn’t want people to be mean to him.


2 posted on 09/07/2010 9:19:30 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: In Bold Colors

I disagree with your premise, Alaskan indigent rights do matter!


3 posted on 09/07/2010 9:20:02 AM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: In Bold Colors; Allegra; humblegunner; Eaker; TheOldLady; 50mm; Larry Lucido; Salamander

Slow Cooked Pot roast:

Ingredients

* 2 (10.75 ounce) cans condensed cream of mushroom soup
* 1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
* 1 1/4 cups water
* 5 1/2 pounds pot roast

Directions

1. In a slow cooker, mix cream of mushroom soup, dry onion soup mix and water. Place pot roast in slow cooker and coat with soup mixture.
2. Cook on High setting for 3 to 4 hours, or on Low setting for 8 to 9 hours.


4 posted on 09/07/2010 9:22:35 AM PDT by shibumi (Pablo is Miley- wily, clever and detractive as all get out!)
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To: DariusBane

I predict a funny thread.


5 posted on 09/07/2010 9:22:53 AM PDT by WVNan
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To: DariusBane

No, the Germans had already decisively lost the war _before_ Stalingrad.


6 posted on 09/07/2010 9:23:07 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: glorgau

I live for these threads. Not much to laugh at these days.


7 posted on 09/07/2010 9:24:35 AM PDT by WVNan
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To: shibumi

Sounds great - think I’ll try it.


8 posted on 09/07/2010 9:25:17 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: In Bold Colors

Do these pants make me look fat?


9 posted on 09/07/2010 9:25:33 AM PDT by mplsconservative (I stand with Israel.)
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To: In Bold Colors

For most small-block Chevy V-8s, the firing order is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2.


10 posted on 09/07/2010 9:26:29 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Liberalism can be summed up thusly: someone craps their pants and we all have to wear diapers)
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To: In Bold Colors
Has America truly turned into a nation of dumbbells, who have no interest in the state and future of our nation?

By jove, I think he's got it!
11 posted on 09/07/2010 9:26:36 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: In Bold Colors

Did you catch the BSU vs. Virginia Tech game this weekend?


12 posted on 09/07/2010 9:26:36 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: In Bold Colors

IBTZ


13 posted on 09/07/2010 9:26:45 AM PDT by GreenAccord (Bakon Akbar!)
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To: In Bold Colors

This thread is worthless without a Catherine Zeta Jones picture.

14 posted on 09/07/2010 9:27:17 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Gun control was originally to protect Klansmen from their victims. The basic reason hasn't changed.)
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To: WVNan

Same here, these threads make my day.


15 posted on 09/07/2010 9:27:21 AM PDT by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: shibumi

I suggest tenderizing the meat using a spiked mallet with this recipe.


16 posted on 09/07/2010 9:27:21 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Build a man a fire; he'll be warm for a night. Set a man on fire; he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: In Bold Colors

This is FR. Why are you reading other political websites?


17 posted on 09/07/2010 9:27:35 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: shibumi
A Cowboy, an American Indian and a Muslim were standing on a corner.
The American Indian sighed and said "Once we were many, but now we are few."

The Muslim chortled and said "Once we were few and now we are many."

The Cowboy spat, shoved his hands in his pockets and drawled.........
"Yeah, but we ain't played Cowboys and Muslims yet."
18 posted on 09/07/2010 9:27:50 AM PDT by deport
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To: mplsconservative
Do these pants make me look fat?

I can categorically state that no, those pants do not make you look fat.

19 posted on 09/07/2010 9:27:56 AM PDT by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: In Bold Colors

NASCAR has really gone down hill since ‘the race to the chase’


20 posted on 09/07/2010 9:27:59 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: mplsconservative

I’m sorry, yes they do :(


21 posted on 09/07/2010 9:28:46 AM PDT by SelmaLee
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To: kevkrom

it ain’t the pants... it’s the ass...


22 posted on 09/07/2010 9:29:16 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: KarlInOhio

Don’t you dare post a Helen Thomas Pic!!!


23 posted on 09/07/2010 9:29:29 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: In Bold Colors

I don’t think you have a right to post here.


24 posted on 09/07/2010 9:29:46 AM PDT by IYellAtMyTV (Workday Forecast--Increasing pressure towards afternoon. Rum likely by evening.)
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To: In Bold Colors
And, especially if the guy is a crazed Left-Winger lurking on conservative sites to damage the competition, wouldn’t you think that he would have taken the time and trouble to make himself an expert on the subject matter so that he could do a good job of whatever he was trying to do?

That would require rationality and objective productivity, and the overcoming of the tendancy to emotionalism and the inherent laziness of libtards.

25 posted on 09/07/2010 9:30:37 AM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: IYellAtMyTV

That’s racist.


26 posted on 09/07/2010 9:31:19 AM PDT by WVNan
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To: In Bold Colors
Someone said Hermine is churning right along:


27 posted on 09/07/2010 9:31:21 AM PDT by deport
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To: In Bold Colors

The number one reason for not reading a post is that it is excerpted. IN this case, I went to the blog because I was mildly interested.

As a result of visiting the blog, my IE windows ended up “locked” in a state where you could interact but it wouldn’t fetch anymore. This could simply be because of my company’s filters interacting with all the hundreds of add-ons thrown into people’s blogs these days (actually, National Review suffers from this as well, sometimes locking me up because of all their facebook hooks).

So I generally avoid people’s blogs, because they put all sorts of widgets and ads on them that don’t do well with my firewalls, and it adds work for me.


28 posted on 09/07/2010 9:31:30 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Disambiguator

I remember when college football was 3 yards and a cloud of dust. That game was fun to watch.


29 posted on 09/07/2010 9:32:23 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Series-ly, that happens to my disputer too when I click on NR.


30 posted on 09/07/2010 9:33:38 AM PDT by WVNan
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To: In Bold Colors

Yankees Suck


31 posted on 09/07/2010 9:33:50 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: In Bold Colors

Author: Roger Skoff, brother’s name : Jack.


32 posted on 09/07/2010 9:33:58 AM PDT by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever)
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To: In Bold Colors; shibumi

The DOW is down 79 points today.


33 posted on 09/07/2010 9:34:18 AM PDT by 50mm (Go whine someplace else.)
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To: In Bold Colors

Unexpectantly in Thialand


34 posted on 09/07/2010 9:35:17 AM PDT by MSgt Smith
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To: WVNan

Most of that stopped for me when I switched to Firefox.


35 posted on 09/07/2010 9:36:25 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Build a man a fire; he'll be warm for a night. Set a man on fire; he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: In Bold Colors

I didn’t come here for an argument. Now where did I put my cheese?


36 posted on 09/07/2010 9:36:33 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: shibumi

I HATE WHEN PEOPLE PUT CONDENSED SOUP IN THEIR RECIPES. IT SCREAMS I CAN’T COOK.


37 posted on 09/07/2010 9:36:37 AM PDT by pennyfarmer (Even a RINO will chew its foot off when caught in a trap.)
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To: MSgt Smith

Thialand?


38 posted on 09/07/2010 9:37:12 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: In Bold Colors
From the actual article:

People who go to baseball games seem to care enough about the game, the team, and the players, that they can spout statistics and comparative data like an expert. Wouldn’t you think that that would be the case with politics, too?
If you grabbed 100 random people entering a MLB park on a weekend to watch a game, how many of those 100 would be able to "spout statistics and comparative data like an expert"? Nowhere near 100, I'd bet, and likely well less than half. (Without doing the experiment myself, I'd put the over/under at 25.)

Why would a political (or any other) website be different? Yes, that number is going to be higher, as the website sample is self-selecting to be the people who actually care enough to post something, but there's going to be a significant percentage who treat the site as a social gathering rather than a "cause".

Then there are those who are simply "party crashers", no better than the obnoxious drunk boor three rows up smoking a cheap cigar in a "no smoking zone", who seem to delight in p*ssing other people off.

Finally, there's the highly-involved-to-the-point-of-myopia folks who seem the public gathering as an opportunity to hammer their own personal opinions and priorities, regardless of the topic at hand. These are the people who show up to the stadium with political-themed signs and are the same mentality as those who post a specific opinion on message board threads that are completely unrelated to the topic.

The short version: people who behave properly aren't noticed. The minority who act like idiots and jerks stick out like sore thumbs. In real life, or on the web.

And now back to our scheduled thread derailment...

39 posted on 09/07/2010 9:37:55 AM PDT by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: shibumi
Based on Roger's posting history it looks like once he's hit the post button he never checks the thread again. Since the purpose of the thread does not appear to be to promote discussion that would make it ...


40 posted on 09/07/2010 9:38:57 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: In Bold Colors

The pancakes are good today.


41 posted on 09/07/2010 9:39:25 AM PDT by dangerdoc
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To: In Bold Colors

The pancakes are good today.


42 posted on 09/07/2010 9:39:25 AM PDT by dangerdoc
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To: pennyfarmer

Condensed soup is to cooking -

As this thread is to journalism.


43 posted on 09/07/2010 9:39:25 AM PDT by shibumi (Pablo is Miley- wily, clever and detractive as all get out!)
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To: pennyfarmer
Yes, Sandra Lee can't cook and uses condensed soup in her recipes, but, well, you know...


44 posted on 09/07/2010 9:39:49 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Woody?


45 posted on 09/07/2010 9:39:54 AM PDT by 50mm (Go whine someplace else.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Thialand!

formerly Siam


46 posted on 09/07/2010 9:40:44 AM PDT by MSgt Smith
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To: Pan_Yan

47 posted on 09/07/2010 9:41:05 AM PDT by shibumi (Pablo is Miley- wily, clever and detractive as all get out!)
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To: andy58-in-nh

I think it is Thighland, you know, homeland of the Hillary beast.


48 posted on 09/07/2010 9:41:40 AM PDT by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever)
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To: shibumi; In Bold Colors; Allegra; Eaker; TheOldLady; 50mm; Larry Lucido; Salamander

49 posted on 09/07/2010 9:42:16 AM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo is very wily)
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To: shibumi

You forgot the main ingredient: 1/2 bottle of Mescal.


50 posted on 09/07/2010 9:42:16 AM PDT by 50mm (Go whine someplace else.)
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