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Did Mitt Romney abuse his own dog? "Romney's Cruel Canine Vacation" Is he insane?
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1638065,00.html | Just because Karl Rove is a creep

Posted on 12/30/2011 8:18:17 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network

Go ahead. Follow the link to the actual news story in the (sorry excuse for the ) "news" magazine Time.

I'm not saying Mitt Romney abused his own dog.

Decide for yourself.

"Romney's Cruel Canine Vacation"


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: alinsky; mootcollapsing; rinoromney; romneydog; romneydogabuse; romneysdog; seamus
Link to article

NEWT 2012

Stop the squabbling people, and let’s all un-elect Obama.

:D

1 posted on 12/30/2011 8:18:22 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

1983. Wow. His kids may have even been sitting in the front passenger seat and/or unbuckled too. Child abuse maybe?


2 posted on 12/30/2011 8:25:11 PM PST by loreldan (I'm shocked)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Just the other day someone told me they heard that Mitt used to chain up black people and drag them behind his pickup truck(complete with NRA sticker in the window) on dirt roads.

If he’s elected, black churches will buuuuurrrn!


3 posted on 12/30/2011 8:29:30 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Hell! It’s Time, right?

Is this the FIRST attack on “the mayonnaise sandwich on white bread” from the lefty media?


4 posted on 12/30/2011 8:30:01 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: loreldan

OMG, I’ll bet he probably picked his nose too!


5 posted on 12/30/2011 8:30:31 PM PST by conservativesister
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

What more proof is needed?

6 posted on 12/30/2011 8:37:42 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Mortrey

It’s old.

It’s an article from the last election cycle, when the media was actually worried Mitt might beat Obama.

Evidently that is no longer the case. Or more likely, the “journo-list” liberals have agreed to hold this sort of article until Romney is forced upon us.

I’m going with the latter.


7 posted on 12/30/2011 8:41:01 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (ROMNEY / ALINSKY 2012 (sarcasm))
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

“The incident: dog excrement found on the roof and windows of the Romney station wagon.”

They’re trying to making this look like “Helter Skelter”. Will this be Romney’s Dogshitgate?


8 posted on 12/30/2011 8:43:59 PM PST by haroldeveryman
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
This could explain a lot. I emphasized the appropriate statements I guess it has to be told.. Mitt accompanied his dad George on trips to Viet Nam where his dad took an "active" close -- really close -- look at the operations. Son Mitt participated. Here is testimony by someone who served in Viet Nam. This is his testimony before a Senate subcommittee. Both father and son have

"raped, cut off ears, cut off heads, taped wires from portable telephones to human genitals and turned up the power, cut off limbs, blown up bodies, randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in fashion reminiscent of Ghengis Khan, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned food stocks, and generally ravaged the countryside of South Vietnam, in addition to the normal ravage of war and the normal and very particular ravaging which is done by the applied bombing power of this country."

Those cattle mutilations you've heard about over the past few years.. now you know. Mitt. That's right.

9 posted on 12/30/2011 8:44:10 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

10 posted on 12/30/2011 8:44:59 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Exactly. This story will definitely re-surface when the media gets the signal from Axelrod to go after Mitt. It’s the kind of story that will resonate with non-political types. Lots of people love their dogs. If the story is true, what Mitt did was really stupid and borderline cruel.


11 posted on 12/30/2011 8:48:29 PM PST by vekzen
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
"But the details of the event are more than unseemly - they may, in fact, be illegal. Massachusetts's animal cruelty laws specifically prohibit anyone from carrying an animal "in or upon a vehicle, or otherwise, in an unnecessarily cruel or inhuman manner or in a way and manner which might endanger the animal carried thereon. "An officer for the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals responded to a description of the situation saying "it's definitely something I'd want to check out." The officer, Nadia Branca, declined to give a definitive opinion on whether Romney broke the law but did note that it's against state law to have a dog in an open bed of a pick-up truck, and "if the dog was being carried in a way that endangers it, that would be illegal."

"Dog on Roof? What Was It Like for Romney's Pooch? - Scientists Say Dog Likely Experienced Wind-Whipped, Uncomfortable Trip - "Before beginning the drive, Mitt Romney put Seamus, the family's hulking Irish setter, in a dog carrier and attached it to the station wagon's roof rack. e'd built a windshield for the carrier, to make the ride more comfortable for the dog,".. Jordan Kaplan, the owner of Petaholics, a dog walking service in New York City,
and a lifelong dog owner and dog lover, said Romney's actions were uncalled for"


"Romney's dog - This is a distinction Mitt Romney probably could do without, but he is surely the first presidential candidate to be attacked for putting a dog with diarrhea in a carrier and tying it to the top of a station wagon. Romney's defense: Seamus liked it. [like the citizens under Romney's RomneyCARE, etc.?] "


"As the oldest son, Tagg Romney commandeered the way-back of the wagon, keeping his eyes fixed out the rear window, where he glimpsed the first sign of trouble. ''Dad!'' he yelled. ''Gross!'' A brown liquid was dripping down the back window, payback from an Irish setter who'd been riding on the roof in the wind for hours. As the rest of the boys joined in the howls of disgust, Romney coolly pulled off the highway and into a service station. There, he borrowed a hose, washed down Seamus and the car, then hopped back onto the highway."

"Story about dog on car roof comes back to bite Romney - 200 comments from readers complaining of animal cruelty"

Romney's bad behavior Exposed by Seamus

"Romney Loses Nomination Over Dog Abuse? - Romney was traveling that summer with his wife, five sons, and Seamus to his parent's cottage on Lake Huron. But hours into the ride, Seamus apparently suffered diarrhea, which ran down the back window of the car. .David Kravitz wrote on BlueMassGroup, a liberal blog. "It also strikes me as classic Romney: it solves a problem efficiently, in a business-like manner, and with no regard whatsoever for the suffering that the solution may cause."


12 posted on 12/30/2011 8:57:00 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: vekzen

Oh well, he can expect a congradulatory call from Obama when he secures the nomination, sort of like Michael Vick got a call from The One!


13 posted on 12/30/2011 9:00:33 PM PST by mckenzie7 (Democrats = Trough Sloppers!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Future Obama attack ad: Romney strapped a dog to the roof of his car for a vacation drive. Obama flies his dog to Hawaii to buy him crew toy. Which man do you want as an example to your children?


14 posted on 12/30/2011 9:04:12 PM PST by garjog
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To: Cringing Negativism Network; devolve; ntnychik; All

15 posted on 12/30/2011 9:04:38 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: potlatch

.

Good .gif potlatch

I’ll pass on any comments

.


16 posted on 12/30/2011 9:35:39 PM PST by devolve
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To: devolve

Few chances to use it, as you can see!


17 posted on 12/30/2011 9:46:19 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Who the freaking heck straps a dog on top of a car for twelve hours?

That’s just weird, twisted & cruel.

Never ever in my life have I seen this...anywhere.

Just plain wrong.


18 posted on 12/30/2011 9:57:00 PM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (If you voted for BHO to prove you're not racist, in '12 vote him out to prove you're not an idiot.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Coming next week in Slime. “Did Milt Romney abuse his Sea Monkeys as a child?”


19 posted on 12/30/2011 9:57:00 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop BIG Government Greed!!!!!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I bet he ate them.

He’s inhuman.

OMG. The man has no hugh manatee.


20 posted on 12/30/2011 10:01:16 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (ROMNEY / ALINSKY 2012 (sarcasm))
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

The man has no hugh manatee.

- - - - -
But does he have Barbara Manatee?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpcf_qD3GW4

narrotor: AND NOW ITS TIME FOR SILLY SONGS WITH LARRY
THE PART OF THE SHOW WHERE LARRY COMES OUT AND SINGS A SILLY SONG
WE JOIN LARRY AS HE FOLLOWS THE TRAGIC SAGA OF BARABRA MANATEE
IN THE DAY TIME DRAMA ENDANGERED LOVE

Larry: Barbara Manatee (Manatee, Manatee)
you are the one for me (one for me, one for me)
sent from up above (up above, up above)
you are the one i love (i love, i love, i love)

Bill: “please dont cry Bar-ba-ra,
your a nice Manatee,
you’ve been so good to me
but i must go into the world and to noble things for the good of all
and you cant come because you dont speak Frrrench
au revoir”

Barbara: “but if you leave Bill
who will take me to the ball?
whoese gonna take me to the ball, Bill?
i have a new dress and shoes
a new manatee lipstick
who will take me to the ball?”

Larry: “i’ll take you to the ball Barbara Manatee!”

Barbara: “please dont go”

Bill: “i must”

Barbara: “dont go!”

Bill: “i must!”

Barbara: “dont!!”

Bill: “must!!”

Barbara: “dont dont!!!!”

Bill: “must must!!!!”

Larry: Barbara Manatee (Manatee, Manatee)
you are the one for me (one for me, one for me)
sent from up above (a manatee from heaven)
you are the one i love
Barabra Manatee (Manatee, Manatee)
i’ll be your mon amie (mon amie, mon amie)
i’ll take you to the ball(to the ball, to the ball)
i hope your not to tall (you might have trouble dancing)

Barbara: “Bill, ive learned French”

Bill: “you have?”

Barbara: “mais, oui. je suis Manatee. See?”

Bill: “oui, oui mon amie
i always knew you could
i really hoped you would
now can we go into the world and do noble things for the good of all?”

Barbara: “yes, but first, will you take me to the ball?
oh, Bill, will you take me to the ball?”

Bill: “...i cant dance”

Barbara: “you cant!?”

Bill: “no”

Barbara: “i must go”

Bill: “please dont go”

Barbara: “i must”

Bill: “dont go!”

Barbara: “i must!”

Bill: “dont!!”

Barbara: “must!!”

Bill: “dont dont!!!!”

Barbara: “must must!!!!”

Larry: Barbara Mantee (Manatee, Manatee)
you are the one...

smash

Bob: “Larry...what are you doing?”

Larry: “just watchin’ a little TV...Bob”

Bob: “well....maybe you should read a book”

Larry: “yah, ok”

Narrotor: THIS HAS BEEN SILLY SONGS WITH LARRY
TUNE IN NEXT TIME TO HEAR BILL SAY

Bill: “oh Bar-ba-ra, ive learned to dance”

Barbara: “oh, Bill”


21 posted on 12/30/2011 10:06:34 PM PST by reaganaut (Mormonism is all about glory to self, not Glory to God. - which explains Mitt Romney)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; ...
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Article Link to Time Magazine at # 1 .

[Poor Dog had twelve hours of road dust in its eyes; obviously it was terribly frightened as evidenced by the mess it made on top and sides of the car.]

Then check out # 12 .

22 posted on 12/30/2011 10:17:23 PM PST by LucyT (~Happy Happy New Year~)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network; potlatch; 50mm; TheOldLady



"The luggage rack is too good for you!"


23 posted on 12/30/2011 10:23:48 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Diogenesis

All the sled dogs will tell you that if you aren’t the lead dog, the view never changes much.


24 posted on 12/30/2011 10:45:23 PM PST by SmithL (If you reward certain behavior, don't be surprised if you see more of that behavior)
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To: LucyT

I remember this being a topic of discussion back in 2008, too. That definitely wouldn’t play well among progressives, and liberal-leaning animal loving independents - not to mention the animal lover conservatives (like myself).


25 posted on 12/30/2011 10:53:34 PM PST by LibertyRocks
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To: vekzen
If the story is true, what Mitt did was really stupid and borderline cruel.

I haven't followed the story but if Mitt did do something cruel to a dog someone on our side better pull it out now and run with it. Better to have him politically destroyed now than later when it is too late to save the election.

26 posted on 12/30/2011 11:24:02 PM PST by Bellflower
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To: Cringing Negativism Network; LucyT

27 posted on 12/31/2011 12:21:45 AM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I haven’t heard that he stopped beating his wife.....


28 posted on 12/31/2011 2:26:14 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Seamus Romney 2012!

Natural born American dog. At least 35 dog years of age. Irish dual citizenship matters only to birthers, who do not matter. Responsible for more shovel-ready jobs (and at least one hose-ready) job than Barack Hussein Obama. Willing to lick babies. What's not to like?

29 posted on 12/31/2011 2:43:32 AM PST by cynwoody
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Newt and Sarah are my top choices. Romney last. That said, I promise NOT to vote for Romney for Dog Pound manager... or Mr. Empathy of the Year. I assume dog poop all over the car was a hint Romney learned from - and where was his wife? Wives usually stop this kind of stupidity...

Anyone looking for a sensitive metro sexual to be in the White House needs to consider Obama...

30 posted on 12/31/2011 5:43:56 AM PST by GOPJ (Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, Than a fatted calf with hatred - Proverbs 15)
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To: garjog

Which man do you want as an example to your children?
__________________________
NEITHER of them but stop pretending the Marxist Kenyan is some hero for spending tax payer dollars to fly that dog BACK to DC from Hawaii for a photo op. It’s clear he doesn’t give a sh*t about that dog except for photo ops.


31 posted on 12/31/2011 8:27:15 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL

VERY WEIRD! If they thought so little of the family dog, why even bother to take him along? He would have been much better off in a kennel than strapped onto the top of a car. Seriously, WTF?I can’t imagine doing that to one of our dogs. It’s cruel and it’s dangerous.


32 posted on 12/31/2011 8:29:41 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: potlatch

There’s no way to explain that away. Good graphic!


33 posted on 12/31/2011 8:41:51 AM PST by ntnychik
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Let's just step back and think. The dog was in a carrier. Is this very different than putting a dog in the back of a pick-up truck or ridding in a convertable? How about people that ride motorcycles?

Up until the 70s, it was common for you to put your hunting dog into the trunk of your car (pick-ups were for farmers and wives did not want dog hair in the back seat). Go read some bird hunting books from that period, it was accepted and the dogs used to jump in unbidden (because they knew they were going hunting).

34 posted on 12/31/2011 8:47:10 AM PST by fini
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Didn’t this happen about the same time that Obama was smoking dope and doing coke?


35 posted on 12/31/2011 8:49:24 AM PST by fini
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To: mojitojoe

“spending tax payer dollars to fly that dog “

Amazing that they brought the dog to Hawaii. It is clearly a photo op animal. They have never had a pet before.

Obama is such a phony. Isn’t it clear to everyone?


36 posted on 12/31/2011 11:55:21 AM PST by garjog
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To: shibumi
I wonder if Mitt has an Aunt Edna?
37 posted on 12/31/2011 1:53:43 PM PST by 50mm (Trust nobody and you'll never be disappointed.)
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To: ntnychik

Thank you my friend and Happy New Year


38 posted on 12/31/2011 3:04:33 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: fini

So how long have you hated dogs?

:)

Fess up.


39 posted on 12/31/2011 3:06:19 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (ROMNEY / ALINSKY 2012 (sarcasm))
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To: shibumi

Lol, funny!


40 posted on 12/31/2011 3:07:13 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: garjog
Obama had somebody watch his dog outside of Air Force Two for their vacation in Hawaii and it was only a 7 hr trip.


41 posted on 12/31/2011 3:41:22 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Cvengr

“Obama had somebody watch his dog outside of Air Force Two for their vacation in Hawaii and it was only a 7 hr trip.”

I didn’t hear about this. What do you mean it was only 7 hour trip? His dog is in Hawaii for the whole vacation, right? Just wondering.


42 posted on 12/31/2011 5:52:54 PM PST by garjog
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To: fini
"a dog in the back of a pick-up truck "

You know, this is analogous to putting a dog in the back of an open pick up truck. No big deal.

I think it is much more cruel to force an animal to be in a box in cargo holding on Air Force 2 for 12 hours like Obama probably did to "Bo" on the way to the Hawaii photo op.

Also, serious Americans must ask: can we subject an innocent animal like Bo the dog to the care of a violent man who orders indiscriminate bombing of Libya, drone killings of "suspected terrorists", the killing of Somali Pirates and shooting Osama in the head?

Barak-the-Impaler


43 posted on 12/31/2011 6:23:00 PM PST by garjog
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL

Ditto !


44 posted on 12/31/2011 6:28:34 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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To: 50mm
I wonder if Mitt has an Aunt Edna?

Not anymore.

45 posted on 12/31/2011 6:48:44 PM PST by Iron Balls McGinty
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To: garjog

Caption for a picture worth a thousand words.


46 posted on 12/31/2011 7:14:47 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: GOPJ

“Anyone looking for a sensitive metro sexual to be in the White House needs to consider Obama...”

Obama supporters are more concerned with dogs than humans.

Check out this clip from Portlandia in which a couple is outraged that a dog is tied up in front of a cafe and so let him go and he runs away.

“Who puts their dog on a pole like a stripper?”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8GPMg3NpE0


47 posted on 12/31/2011 7:17:23 PM PST by garjog
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL; mojitojoe; Mears
The dog was in a kennel carrier, and the carrier was strapped to the roof of the car.

As much as I loathe Mythens, we should keep our comments factual.

What I want to know is how the dog managed to get its feces all over the top of the car and (especially) the windows??? WT...??
48 posted on 12/31/2011 8:02:30 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: garjog

His kids had wanted a dog for YEAR! He and big MO stated that many times. Then they said after the elections they would get a dog. They didn’t. They wanted to wait until they had “servants” to walk it, feed it, clean up after it. Then even after they moved into the WH they dithered, dithered, dithered. Finally Ted the swimmer sent them over a dog. They are pathetic losers and users.


49 posted on 01/01/2012 9:28:54 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Headline: Leaked Photo Show Obama Sexually Abusing his Dog.


50 posted on 01/01/2012 1:00:28 PM PST by garjog
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