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DUmmie FUnnies 07-16-12 ("That is how, folks, you talk to a do-nothing Tea Party Congressman.")
DUmmie FUnnies ^ | July 16, 2012 | DUmmie OneAngryDemocrat, DUmmies, and Charles Henrickson

Posted on 07/16/2012 7:36:41 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson

A "bouncy" is a certain type of DUmmieland thread, in which the opening poster (the OP) relates a supposedly real-life experience, wherein the poster has either confronted or converted some stupid Rethuglican. The poster has run into said Rethug at a family gathering or in a grocery store line or some such. One of the features of a bouncy is the poster's uncanny ability to recall and reproduce, in precise detail, the exact dialogue that ensued. These tales are highly embellished, of course, if not utterly fictitious. And the point of them all is to make the poster look good and thus garner hearty congratulations from his fellow DUmmies for his prog courage and quick thinking.

We have such a bouncy today. DUmmie OneAngryDemocrat tells off a Rethuglican congressman, no less, here in this THREAD, "That is how, folks, you talk to a do-nothing Tea Party Congressman." (That is how OneAngryDemocrat quotes HIMSELF for the thread title!)

So get ready to give it up for DUmmie OneAngryDemocrat, in Red Rubber Bouncy Ball, while the commentary of your humble guest correspondent, Charles Henrickson, is in the [brackets]:

"That is how, folks, you talk to a do-nothing Tea Party Congressman."

[How, DUmmie OneAngryDemocrat? Do you have some special super-DUper way to do that? Do you speak from personal experience perhaps? Do go on . . .]

So... I'm working the Stephenson County Democrats booth at the County Fair, right?

[If you say so. Now that we've established the setting, please proceed with your bouncy . . .]

We're getting ready to call it a day when Republican Rep. Bobby Schilling walks up with an entourage of fascist Tea Baggers looking for a photo op shaking the hand of a local democrat.

["Hi, I'm Congressman Bobby Schilling, here with my fascist Tea Bagger posse--note the brown shirts--looking for a nice photo op to show folks how friendly and 'down-home' I am and how I am willing to 'reach across the aisle,' so to speak. Will you be my stage prop, kind Democrat?"]

I take the Congressman's hand and tell him, "We've met before, Congressman." "You do look familiar," he tells me.

[Maybe the congressman saw you on "America's Most Wanted."]

"Yeah," I tell him. "I debated Paul Ryan's bullsh*t budget you supported with the Tea Party's John Arn at the Rockford Public Library." "I remember!" says the Congressman. "We're just doing what's best for America!"

[Note the amount of detail in this exactly reproduced dialogue, complete with the OP's bravado in telling off the congressman.]

"Getting rid of two tax brackets," I tell him - my voice getting a little louder, "and consolidating the rest so that middle class Americans get a tax hike isn't in my interests as an American, Congressman."

[This is probably a slightly embellished and polished version of what DUmmie OneAngryDemocrat actually was able to blather out at the moment, which was something along the lines of "Rethuglicans am BAD!"]

"We're going to have to agree to disagree," the guy says. "Don't you think that we're both trying to do what's best for the country?" "Well, no, Congressman," I say to him. "I think some people have their own interests at heart, instead of the country's."

[Oooh, BURN! It's amazing, DUmmie OneAngryDemocrat, how you are able to come up with these quick-wtted, silver-tongued retorts right there on the spot, on the spur of the moment! It's almost like if someone were to recreate the scene hours later, with what they WISH they had said! But no, you come up with these things right there on the spot! And then you are able to REMEMBER what you said--and he said--in such minute detail! Amazing!]

It's at this point that my voice is DEFINITELY above what could be considered a calm or level tone.

[DUmmie OneAngryDemocrat is ready to BLOW! I bet that Rethug congressguy was shaking in his boots!]

"Right down the street, here (in Freeport, Illinois), you have the Sensata company getting ready to lay off all of it's workers and ship operations overseas. Your response was to write a letter and "beg" the CEO of Sensata to reconsider the move. You are a Congressman, sir! Do you represent all those Freeport residents who are going to be soon out of a job, or do you represent the company?"

[WOW! OneTeabaggingRethuglican PWNED!! And I especially liked your "You are a Congressman, sir!" line. The "sir" at the end is such a nice touch. PWNAGE!]

Instead of even trying to formulate any sort of reasonable response, the man tries to say something about the President - but I interrupt the Congressman at that point and remind him that we're not talking about the fellow living in the White House, but just what it is he is going to do as our local Representative about a local factory closing shop shipping everything over to Communist China.

[Oh, man! You are PLAYING with this guy now, like a cat pawing a mouse!]

The guy knows he's not going to get any good press out of this exchange, being just a tad-bit brighter than all of his Tea Party supporters, smiles, and beats a hasty retreat without saying another word.

[In reality, Congressman Schilling was probably thinking to himself: "What a jackass! Stupid Democrat won't even shake my hand. And what kind of a debate point is 'Rethuglicans am bad'??"]

As he walks away I give it one more shot: "Do your job Congressman: Represent your constituients."

[Ooh! Ouch!]

All the folks at the other County Fair booths around us just stand and look at me, like, 'What just happened? What did we just see?'

[Ladies and gentlemen, you have just witnessed the greatness that IS . . . OneAngryDemocrat.]

"That is how, folks, " I say as I return to breaking down the booth, "you talk to a do-nothing Tea Party Congressman."

[A rhetorical tour de force! DUmmie OneAngryDemocrat, we are in awe! Now receive the plaudits of your adoring public . . .]

Comments?

[Compliments? OneAngryDemocrat himself posts the first reply, as a way to fish for applause.]

Hard to come up with a comment when you've already said it all. Well done!

Well done indeed.

You did good.

Excellent. . . . Well done!

Truth.

Incredibly well played.

I did get to lay some of this garbage on Schilling's shoulders and that was the goal.

[No, OneAngryDemocrat, the goal was for you to get all that applause. Mission accomplished. You have posted a successful bouncy. It almost certainly did not happen as you describe; however, you SOUND tough here before your fellow DUmmies, and that's what counts! They LIKE you, they really like you!]

Please run for office.

[Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you, OneAngryDemocrat. Primary Obama!]

vids or it didn't happen ;)

[I'll go with "It didn't happen."]

This reads like the script for an instructional video for Democrats.

[It reads like a script, alright.]

Freakin' excellent! These @ssholes always expect us to be polite, smile, and just go along with their program. . . .

[Instead, you showed them what we are REALLY like--obnoxious, unfriendly, rude. . . .]

Good for you! Shilling is an abomination.

[An abomination in Obama Nation!]

I think we need to be a little mad.

[Why stop at a little?]

Here is my episode today . . .

[Oh, a bouncy WITHIN a bouncy! This one from DUmmie mick063. Please proceed . . .]

Washington State Representative, Larry Haler (R), knocked on my door today and handed me a pamphlet and asked for my vote. I was going to just take it and let him go. The pamphlet was headed for the trash as soon as the door shut. But......he handed me another pamphlet and asked for my support for Gubernatorial candidate, Rob Mckenna. He added that they were both going to fight against "Obama care". I asked him if Rob Mckenna belonged to the Tea Party. "No" he replied. I mused over the response for a bit but didn't press it.

[DUmmie mick063 took it easy on his feeble opponent. Continue . . .]

I told him that I am diametrically opposed to his politics. I support the Affordable Health Care Act.

[Uh, mick, that's the Affordable TAX Act, or AFF-TAX! for short. Doesn't make health care more affordable, that's for sure. But go on . . .]

I added, "There are two big fears out there. Fear of big government and fear of big money. My biggest fear is of the banks and corporations. I can democratically elect the leadership of government. I have no influence over the leaders of banks and corporations except through government. Deregulation, subsidizing, reducing government oversight by taking the wrecking ball to government. These are the last things i want to do."

[That's good, mick063. Good bouncy style. Mounds of dialogue, precisely reproduced, almost as though you were making this stuff up after the fact.]

My voice gradually raised as I spoke.

[Did you bang your gavel and stamp your little feet?]

He smiled and walked off. He knew he wasn't going to get my vote.

[Again, the Rethug was actually thinking: "Stupid git. No use wasting my time on this loser."]

[Thank you, mick063. Now more comments on OneAngryDemocrat's bouncy . . .]

You hooked a big fish, had'm alongside the boat...gave us all a nice look...and then let'm get away. They flip and flop and are too slimey to get a good hold but I know if we learn how to play them better we'll eventually have them for breakfast. Good catch, just the same.

[Well, there was something fishy about it, I'll give you that.]

Just wondering. What could he have done, other than beg them to stay? Really, we all want our congresscritters to do something, but what can any of them do, in the face of a company leaving?

[DUmmie Marcia Brady (36 posts) dares to challenge the argument OneAngryDemocrat used on the congressman!]

How embarrassing for you, to have to come here and shill like this.

[DUmmie geckosfeet jumps on Marcia Brady for shilling.]

I'm not shilling. . . .

[We know you're not Schilling, Marcia. That's the congressman. Or maybe. . . . Hmmm. . . .]

you are defending him. IMO that's shilling.

[Who, "him"? THAT Schilling? Who's on first?]

I'm not defending him. Don't even know who he is.

[He's Schilling. And you're shilling. For Schilling. THIRD BASE!]

She isn't shilling.

[Naturally!]

Really, if the company isn't doing anything illegal, there is a limit to what Congress (D or R) can threaten them with.

[Not in the NEW America! Not in Obama Nation! We can threaten and punish ANYONE for ANYTHING! Especially rich white guys.]

He could vote for a law that would expropriate the assets of companies that move jobs overseas and give it to the workers. . . .

[This brilliant idea is posted by DUmmie socialist_n_TN, he/she of the Karl Marx avatar. I kid you not.]

You step in and provide an incentive for them to support their country by supporting the workers of this country. You find out what is happening in the profit and loss statements of that company. . . .

[Watch out, DUmmie MrMickeysMom, you are stumbling very close to a conservative idea. . . .]

What might that incentive be? Tax breaks?

[Which DUmmie Marcia Brady then nails! Imagine, not PUNISHING businesses with excessive taxation, so that they could actually make a decent profit here at home! What a novel concept! DUmmie Marcia Brady (36 posts), you MUST be a LOUSY FREEPER TROLL!!!]

All they have is talking points and slogans and bumper sticker phrases because they really don't understand any of this. They're just angry and lashing out, and acting out. They just know what sounds good in feeding their outrage and indignation. And they'll believe anything at this point.

[The irony is rich with this one.]

Bobby is a real nasty piece of work. . . . I'm across the river from Rock Island and Bobby is the Rep I want to see defeated most this November. , , , Go Cheri!

Cheri Bustos is the Democratic candidate for Congress, Illinois' 17th district!

[Cheri Bustos or bust! Say, she's not a Cherokee, is she? What are her cheekbones like?]

schilling can kiss my ass and I don't even live in Illinois.

[benburch weighs in.]

you are my hero. seriously. i want to stand next to you. BRAVO!

[OneAngryDemocrat is LOVING this!]

DUDE, YOU KICKED HIS TEABAGGER ASS!

[The Joy of Bouncy!]


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: bouncy; dufu; dummie; dummiefunnies; dummies; illinois; schilling
It's a standing ovulation for OneAngryDemocrat!


1 posted on 07/16/2012 7:36:52 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson
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To: Xenalyte; RMDupree; AlexW; CzarNicky; Mike Fieschko; motzman; codercpc; thingumbob; tje; ml1954; ...

PING!


2 posted on 07/16/2012 7:41:53 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Follow the bouncing bouncy!)
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To: Charles Henrickson

t5btr


3 posted on 07/16/2012 7:45:33 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Charles,

I sent an email to the congressman in question asking him for his take on the whole matter, and am awaiting a response. If I get one, I will be sure to post it!


4 posted on 07/16/2012 7:49:12 PM PDT by BattleHymn
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To: Charles Henrickson

Aah, some more free-association from the DUmmies. It must be nice not being restrained by little things like reality.


5 posted on 07/16/2012 7:49:45 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I saw this thread and marveled that people there fall for this stuff multiple times a month if not weeks.

You know exactly what happens in ALL of these cases.

Some little DUmmie sits around mom’s basement all day long longing to create their 15 minutes of internet fame. Or in the case of DUmmies their 50+ K&R’s. This lets them be on the front page for a good 24-48 hours. They develop a “following” or “credibility” of being a good little DUmmie.

So they pick out some elected representative they “confronted” read “concocted” and put together a string of their talking points that are refuted “weakly” or with counter “talking points” by the imaginary/concocted elected representative. Now of course you have the great variations of this, “Some racist teabagger at the grocery store.”, “My die hard conservative **INSERT RELATION HERE**.” or “My teabagger co-worker.”. They do all follow the same pattern of glorious DUmmie and weak minded teabagger without exception.

It’s amazing that you can write these almost verbatim regardless of person or subject involved after just reading a 2-3 of these.

They all want to be Joe the Plumber.


6 posted on 07/16/2012 7:53:05 PM PDT by PittsburghAfterDark
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To: Charles Henrickson

top ten


7 posted on 07/16/2012 7:55:32 PM PDT by Mercat (Necessity is the argument of tyrants. John Milton)
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To: Charles Henrickson

“Right down the street, here (in Freeport, Illinois), you have the Sensata company getting ready to lay off all of it’s workers and ship operations overseas. Your response was to write a letter and “beg” the CEO of Sensata to reconsider the move. You are a Congressman, sir!


There’s a reason corperations avoid opening production centers in democrat held areas...


8 posted on 07/16/2012 7:56:06 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

top ten


9 posted on 07/16/2012 7:56:16 PM PDT by Mercat (Necessity is the argument of tyrants. John Milton)
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To: Charles Henrickson
And a bouncy, bouncy ball...in case you get bored!


10 posted on 07/16/2012 8:00:16 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

And, in honor of onesaddhimmi here’s my “bouncy” story:

It’s Sunday afternoon and I just finished some gardening when a knock comes on my front door. I go to answer and here’s a guy with literature in his hand. I don’t normally bother with them but he looked earnest enough.

“Hi, I’m (Joe Blow) and I’m running for representative for this district”. I look at his literature and quickly see the (D) so I know that this will be short.

“I just want you to know that I’m a representative of the people. I don’t take any money from the corporations and won’t be beholden to them. In fact I’ll work to keep pressure on them...”

I handed the literature back to him and said, “Thanks but no thanks. We already have enough business-bashers in the legislature as it is”. He gave me a slightly hurt, slightly befuddled look and walked away.


11 posted on 07/16/2012 8:01:46 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Did you see the one where a poster was saying that a co worker came up to him and implied that where they were standing would be a good place to shoot from?

Of course, the hero confronted the rethug and came back to brag amongst his fellow travelers who told him to call the secret service but it sure seemed made up to me.


12 posted on 07/16/2012 8:01:52 PM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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13 posted on 07/16/2012 8:04:39 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Charles Henrickson
As he walks away I give it one more shot: "Do your job Congressman: Represent your constituients."

You'd think he'd come up with a better closing one-liner considering he had all day to construct his fantasy.

14 posted on 07/16/2012 8:43:53 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: rockrr
When I was a teen back in the '80s some guy running for office came to my door and left some literature. One of my friends was at my house at the time. I wasn't political at all. I just remember we ended up talking to the man for about 20 minutes. He was very polite and engaging, and patiently answered our (I'm sure naive)questions.

Many years later I found out he was a republican. Damned if I can remember his name.

15 posted on 07/16/2012 8:52:08 PM PDT by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: BattleHymn

You likely won’t get one. The Congressman is above this petty sort of thing.


16 posted on 07/16/2012 8:55:33 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
One of the features of a bouncy is the poster's uncanny ability to recall and reproduce, in precise detail, the exact dialogue that ensued.

Like WILLIAM RIVERS PITT did with Ty the Bounceyr.

17 posted on 07/16/2012 8:59:59 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Choom Gang Guy Cracks Down On Medical Marijuana)
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To: Charles Henrickson
All they have is talking points and slogans and bumper sticker phrases because they really don't understand any of this. They're just angry and lashing out, and acting out. They just know what sounds good in feeding their outrage and indignation. And they'll believe anything at this point.

Another FReeper Troll perhaps? Sounds like this freak just described Obama, his cabinet, Dem reps and the losers who fall for their BS and vote them into office.

18 posted on 07/16/2012 9:06:43 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Charles Henrickson
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19 posted on 07/16/2012 9:32:18 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Charles Henrickson

The problem with the commie ‘RATS’ “Affordable Health Care Act” is that America can’t afford it. We can’t even keep Social Security from going broke. How the hell are we going to keep ObamaCare from bankrupting the country?


20 posted on 07/16/2012 9:35:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Who is Barack Hussein Obama?)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Reminds me of one of my favorite Danny Kaye movies:


21 posted on 07/17/2012 4:23:07 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Charles Henrickson

My bogus DUmmy account persona missed this one. Bummer. For that matter, my DUmmy alter ego, JackPine Radical missed it also. I have to check my appointment book from last week, I must have been too busy for the important work of fooling with the DUmmies.

Anyway, my bogus DUmmy account made it’s milestone 500th post this week. Trying to get my post count up to the 1000 mark for the November election season.

I almost lost it on a series of threads pertaining to a local matter in which the DUmmies who live 3000 miles away know “everything”, know-it-all kind of responses, experts all.


22 posted on 07/17/2012 4:38:52 AM PDT by fatboy (This protestant will have no part in the ecumenical movement)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Back in the deep recesses of my cobweb-y mind, I recall an actual DU poster with the word Bouncy in their name that, on one occasion, claimed to jump out of some bushes to confront some rethuglicans she overheard having a conversation.

Seems she later used to recount all sorts of strange encounters that she related to her adoring fans. Anyone remember this one?

23 posted on 07/17/2012 5:16:50 AM PDT by CAluvdubya (I just try to stay out of the fray...)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Instead of even trying to formulate any sort of reasonable response, the man tries to say something about the President - but I interrupt the Congressman at that point and remind him that we're not talking about the fellow living in the White House, but just what it is he is going to do as our local Representative about a local factory closing shop shipping everything over to Communist China.

[Oh, man! You are PLAYING with this guy now, like a cat pawing a mouse!]

Hey DUmmie, I bet the federal regulations 0 bummer's EPA put in place had more to do with the closing of the factory than anything the congressman could affect.

24 posted on 07/17/2012 5:16:57 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
"and consolidating the rest so that middle class Americans get a tax hike isn't in my interests as an American, Congressman."

*snip*

"We're going to have to agree to disagree," the guy says. "Don't you think that we're both trying to do what's best for the country?" "Well, no, Congressman," I say to him. "I think some people have their own interests at heart, instead of the country's."

What? you mean like YOU, OneAngryDemocrat!!?

25 posted on 07/17/2012 5:21:41 AM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Good news, bad news.
  1. Bad news -- The OP maroon lives in IL so it's no wonder we're so screwed up. He prolly sleeps in Mike Madigan(1) Pajamas while hugging his Rahm Emanuel and Obama Teddy Bears. And has an 8x10 framed photo of Gov Quinn (aka: Doofus) on his dresser.

  2. Good news -- The OP maroon is 116 miles away from me if he's in Stephenson County (like Freeport, IL) and 88 Miles away if he's in Rockford. And that's well outside of the Moonbat Contamination zone so my family is safe from catching 'Moonbatitis'.
(1) For those outside of IL, Mike Madigan (D-Daley Machine) is Speaker of the IL House and really the one who runs all of IL(2). He's so powerful he literally gave the IL Attorney General Office to his daughter 'little Lisa' as a present....
Lisa: "Daddy I want to be IL Attorney General."
Madigan: "Okay sweet things, no problem. I'll fix it in the next election."
Gov Quinn, oops -- I mean Gov Doofus, doesn't go to the toilet without Madigan's approval.

(2) Reference: The Madigan Rules Chicago Tribune, January 22, 2010

26 posted on 07/17/2012 5:44:27 AM PDT by Condor51 (Never mess with an old man. He won't fight you he'll just kill you.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

27 posted on 07/17/2012 8:10:59 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
[Cheri Bustos or bust! Say, she's not a Cherokee, is she? What are her cheekbones like?]

Dunno. You'll have to ask Lieawatha, who is running for Senate in Massachusetts.

28 posted on 07/17/2012 9:39:24 AM PDT by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Mark Levin)
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To: Charles Henrickson
All they have is talking points and slogans and bumper sticker phrases because they really don't understand any of this. They're just angry and lashing out, and acting out. They just know what sounds good in feeding their outrage and indignation. And they'll believe anything at this point.

Projection Much?

29 posted on 07/17/2012 9:55:22 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Charles Henrickson

The most interesting thing to me is that anyone is having their county fair this early. I googled it and found out it was true! Holy crap, no wonder the IL folks vote so far left. Their brains are fried on an annual basis.


30 posted on 07/17/2012 11:22:07 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

These clowns reproduce dialogue and speeches better than Thucydides.


31 posted on 07/17/2012 11:36:01 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama must Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: CAluvdubya; PJ-Comix; franksolich; Ballygrl; All
Back in the deep recesses of my cobweb-y mind, I recall an actual DU poster with the word Bouncy in their name that, on one occasion, claimed to jump out of some bushes to confront some rethuglicans she overheard having a conversation. Seems she later used to recount all sorts of strange encounters that she related to her adoring fans. Anyone remember this one?

The term "Bouncy," as shorthand for this kind of post, traces its origin to DUmmie Bouncy Ball, who used to post these sorts of things frequently in DUmmieland. Now I just did a little googling, and the latest I can find a post by DUmmie Bouncy Ball is November 10, 2006. I don't know what became of DUmmie Bouncy Ball after that. Was she tombstoned? Was she disappeared? Whatever happened to Bouncy Ball?

32 posted on 07/17/2012 12:11:54 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Follow the bouncing bouncy!)
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To: Charles Henrickson
I don't know what became of DUmmie Bouncy Ball after that. Was she tombstoned? Was she disappeared? Whatever happened to Bouncy Ball?

Somebody converted her to conservatism.

33 posted on 07/17/2012 12:52:25 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Choom Gang Guy Cracks Down On Medical Marijuana)
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To: Winstons Julia; Condor51; bcsco; Cletus.D.Yokel; PJ-Comix
If you live in Congressman Schilling's district, WJ, maybe you will have the opportunity to run into DUmmie OneAngryDemocrat. Who knows, he may invent a bouncy about how he boldly confronted you with the truth. ;^)

BTW, I am a native Illinoisan myself. Although, growing up in the city of Chicago, we thought of "Illinois" as "that cornfield out there somewhere." I actually was a registered Republican living in the city of Chicago. There were not many of us.

34 posted on 07/17/2012 1:45:04 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Born and raised on the north side of the city of Chicago, now living in St. Louis)
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To: CSM
Holy crap, no wonder the IL folks vote so far left.

If it wasn't for the city of Chicago, the rest of Illinois would vote Republican. However, the city of Chicago is over 20% of the state's population, so that tips the balance.

35 posted on 07/17/2012 1:52:11 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Born and raised on the north side of the city of Chicago, now living in St. Louis)
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To: arrogantsob
These clowns reproduce dialogue and speeches better than Thucydides.

Fortunately, they do not reproduce THEMSELVES so much.

36 posted on 07/17/2012 1:54:24 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (The DUmmies' dearth rate.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I remembered that after I posted. Illinois is cursed with the same disease as my state of Michigan! What that really indicates is that the takers are out voting the producers in those states. Failure is imenent!


37 posted on 07/18/2012 3:55:18 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
*** growing up in the city of Chicago, we thought of "Illinois" as "that cornfield out there somewhere." ***

LOL, you got that right. Any place further South than Joliet was 'Kentucky', and West of it, 'Iowa'. (though we did know that other 'cities' existed to the North and it was out around Fox Lake was where 'the country' was.

*** I actually was a registered Republican living in the city of Chicago. There were not many of us. ***

That's a fact. Republicans in Chicago were rarer than Werewolves, Vampires -- Or, the Spotted Owl :-).

It was almost like living in Germany in 1937 and being in the Nazi party. You WERE a democrat and voted for Daley -- 'Or Else' (how they knew who you voted for always 'baffled me' but our Precinct Captain sure did.).

And then, when I hit 21 and voted for the first time who should be a Republican Election Judge but my next door neighbor friend's Mother ('Shocked!' was putting it mildly).

[Years before, another Bud of mine who also lived in the same apartment building as we did, was 'for' Goldwater. But he was only 16-17 then and couldn't vote.]

38 posted on 07/18/2012 7:14:40 AM PDT by Condor51 (Never mess with an old man. He won't fight you he'll just kill you.)
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