Skip to comments.Chile's Miners Would Still Be Down There if They Were Democrats
Posted on 10/15/2010 7:56:21 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
The world is rejoicing that the miners trapped for over a month in the bowels of a mountain in Chile are finally rescued. As the rescue was ongoing President Barack Obama said of the worried families, "the tears they shed after so much time apart expressed not only their own relief, not only their own joy, but the joy of people everywhere." Touching sentiments. These miners have to be joyful about one other thing: that they aren't miners trapped in an American mine during Obama's presidency. If they had been, they'd still be down there unable to wipe the tears from their loved one's faces.
Chile's President, Sebastián Piñera, famously set aside the bureaucracy of his country's regulations and set to work rescuing these trapped men. He threw open his arms and accepted help from as many interested nations as possible allowing their experts and scientists to lend a helping hand. The Herculean task was accomplished and everyone came out alive.
But if we can use the British Petroleum disaster in Louisiana as any indication, if those Chilean miners had had the misfortune to have been in an American mine disaster, they'd still be down there wasting away as Obama twiddled his thumbs, quite unlike Chile's president....
Clicked on your blog a dozen times just to piss people off.
It would take two years of environment impact reports to see if drilling would be allowed, three court cases to determine where the material removed from the drilling could be stored, and three weeks to set up the venue so that Larry King or Wolf Blitzer could get exclusive coverage of the rescued miners being brought out so they could be asked their views on how much they loved the Obama administration.
If they were Democrats, they’d have spent the past 69 days blasting the damned hole deeper!
At least you can read it. That busy blog site won’t display on my BlackBerry. If he really wanted to get his message to more conservatives, he would include the content here.
While I was watching the successful rescue, I was wondering: “Where are all the lawyers?” You know they were the first responders in the oil spill, so where are they for the Chilean miners?
If the Democrats were in charge of rescuing the miners, they would have tried two plans:
Plan A: Find the point on the opposite side of the earth and begin digging as the same speed they have been digging the economic hole into which they have spent us.
Plan B: Tell the miners to continue digging until they see light at the bottom of the hole.
No, they would not consider Plan C which would be to do both or any other plan, because Barneyly, they aren’t smart enough.
LOL, thanks. These fools are now starting whole vanity threads to attack me. Losers. I find it funny that they are making vanity threads (and Freepers HATE vanity threads) to attack a thread they don’t like! So they are making vanity threads no one likes to drum up support for their childish campaign to attack a poster they don’t like? Any hypocrisy there? YEP!
Oh, yes, and your jumping in and thread jacking and stalking every thread on FR isn’t all about YOU? A loser AND a liar. Nice combo.
So they are making vanity threads..
Plural? I thought it was singular. Get your facts straight.
...to attack a poster they dont like
Again, why do you think it is all about you? That is so paranoid... The jokes are about pimps in general, although I can write a joke/song about just you if you like... :)
There, fixed it... ;)
I find it amazing you don’t comprehend the only complaint being made is: if you use FreeRepublic to promote your blog, post the content on FreeRepublic.
That’s because his site is a trough of crap designed to act like a trawling net in the hopes he will catch something.
It’s too bad. His writing is pretty decent BUT HE IS A CULTURAL BRUTE.
Dude, why can’t you follow the community standards. We ain’t asking you to leave but to post the entire content of your writing.
You can always put a tease at the end like “For more of my magnificent thoughts to amuse you and stimulate your intellect, click here”.
I actually don’t know what it would say but it seems you are a creative writer and maybe you could come up with something?
1. We pay for the privilege of being here. You don’t.
2. We know better than to go spouting off in someone else’s home without knowing the ground rules. You don’t.
3. We do this pretty much to any poster who has a blog and uses FR as part of their life plan of self adulation or for a couple of bucks, with no regard for the rest of who pay for the privilege of being here.
4. Uhm, this loser probably makes more in 3 months than you do all year. Maybe more.
You are just some guy with a decent opinion living in his mother’s basement.
Pretty sure the rest of the losers on the Blog Posse pay their own way and have good manners. You don’t.
You are a Mooch and a sociopath. You just literally have no conscience about what you are doing and everyone else is wrong. Thing is, you are still the common denominator.
PS Why the hell do you continue to write to yourself? It’s a bit indicative of a lone drunkard.
Good Gawd! And here I am telling you your writing is creative and loser is the only word in your quiver of insults?
And how is liar even relevant to the posts here?
Milk and cookies? blanket?
All you need to do is create a vanity thread attacking their vanity thread. The circle will be complete.
Not the only complaint: there is a strong whiff of, "waah, I can't read it on my Blackberry."
FR homepage: Please enjoy our forum, but also please remember to use common courtesy when posting and refrain from posting personal attacks...Please do not post advertising, solicitations, spam or any other commercial messages. Do not spam us with links to your own site. No one likes spam.
Now that’s funny.
I would think he would want to get the message out to the most people. Isn't that why Free Republic exists? To get the conservative word out?
I'm not hoping he builds new formats or new systems. He already chooses to post on FreeRepublic. He also chooses to limit that content.
It appears he values blog hits over spreading his conservative message.
There oughta' be a law! (How's that for a "conservative" message?)
I suggesting that Freepers using Free Republic to promote their web site ought to have the courtesy to share that promoted content here.
We disagree, no biggie.
There is. From FR's homepage: "Do not spam us with links to your own site." What part of that do you not get?
Your new and expanded definition of the word, “spam.”
> “Clicked on your blog a dozen times just to piss people off.”
FR’s, not mine, pal. How do you not understand that?
We’ll send someone over pronto to change your diaper.
Better give your hard drive a bath. You can pick up a bunch of unwanted crap at that site.
Wow...four more new spam posts on our thread after the other two got pulled? You are sooooo asking for a zot!
These fools are now starting whole vanity threads to attack me. Losers. I find it funny that they are making vanity threads (and Freepers HATE vanity threads) to attack a thread they dont like! So they are making vanity threads no one likes to drum up support for their childish campaign to attack a poster they dont like? Any hypocrisy there? YEP!
You lost me at, "This is unacceptable."
Let me know when you find something, like the name of the virus/adware/malware, etc.
Basically...humanity and everything free.
Basically...humanity and everything free.
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