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Good Riddance. (Vanity)
May 2, 2012 | By Lazamataz

Posted on 05/03/2012 8:55:00 AM PDT by Lazamataz

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TO THE WALL, STREET OCCUPIERS!
1 posted on 05/03/2012 8:55:08 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

I beginnig to believe that liberalism is a menatl disease.


2 posted on 05/03/2012 8:57:47 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Lazamataz

Yep. I don’t hang around with those who would destroy my country, either.

Good on ya!


3 posted on 05/03/2012 8:58:16 AM PDT by Tigerized ("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (also my 2012 strategy))
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To: Lazamataz
My condolences.

Here, take this spare 'a' I've been carrying around in my pocket to fix your thread title.

4 posted on 05/03/2012 8:58:16 AM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Semper Fi)
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To: Lazamataz

They’re not worth it. You did the right thing, Laz. I’ve lost several friends as well because I finally ‘saw the light’. It was the BEST thing.


5 posted on 05/03/2012 8:58:34 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: Lazamataz
There was one couple in particular, the T's, I will call them.


6 posted on 05/03/2012 8:58:34 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: caver

If I could only spell “mental”......


7 posted on 05/03/2012 8:58:42 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Lazamataz

Liberals are sooooo thin-skinned most of the time.

I think many people have probably had an experience like yours. I know I have.


8 posted on 05/03/2012 8:59:29 AM 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: The KG9 Kid

Aw hell. Thanks.


9 posted on 05/03/2012 8:59:51 AM PDT by Lazamataz (To the wall, street occupiers!!!!! (credit: WilliamofCarmichael))
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To: Lazamataz

I used to try to leave politics out of friendships, too. But then I realized that’s not possible. How can you possibly be friends with someone whose political beliefs include enslaving me?

L

P.S. It’s spelled “riddance”. Luv ya, man!


10 posted on 05/03/2012 9:00:47 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Lazamataz
OWS and the left are my ENEMIES. I cannot be friends with my absolute, mortal, hated enemy.

Actually, you were doing the right thing and trying to remain friends. It is your occutard acquaintances that walked away from you. Their loss, and fairly typical of liberal behavior unfortunately. Despite their screams to the contrary, leftists are much more comfortable in a group think, echo chamber environment than conservatives.

11 posted on 05/03/2012 9:00:57 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Lazamataz

I have had far left liberal twits as friends in the past. Had being the operative word. They cannot help being liberal twits and they’re liberal twits all the time. Liberalism is both a mental illness and a religion. Despite all evidence their policies are disastrous both for individuals and society in general they persist in promoting them based on nothing more than “feeling”. I won’t say they’re all bad people, just not very logical and not very bright. I avoid them as much as possible now.


12 posted on 05/03/2012 9:01:28 AM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: Lazamataz

Laz, am not a frequenter of Facebook therefore am seeking information concerning the makeup of the political persuasion of those who are most prevalent in posting. Is the makeup of Facebook mostly radical left or nearly equal in political leanings? iyho ...


13 posted on 05/03/2012 9:01:40 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Lazamataz

Laz, my man, it’s happened to all of us. For me, I lost the love of my life. THE LOVE OF MY LIFE. People who believe in “social justice” are REALLY talking about State Power... But they never know it, and they refuse to learn it. History is erased. Orwell and Huxley become “right wing tools.” The upside? Before my heart broke, I never knew that love was real. A fair price to pay, I know, even as I weep.


14 posted on 05/03/2012 9:01:53 AM PDT by golux
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To: Lazamataz

Wow. It sounds as though they’re stranded in the past. It’s too bad, but there are those who never really mature and move into adulthood.


15 posted on 05/03/2012 9:02:45 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Lazamataz

Laz - didnt know you spent time here - born and bred myself


16 posted on 05/03/2012 9:03:06 AM PDT by Revelation 911 (How many 100's of 1000's of our servicemen died so we would never bow to a king?" -freeper pnh102)
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To: Lazamataz

It is sad when you lose old friends over politics. I know and commiserate.


17 posted on 05/03/2012 9:03:26 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: Lazamataz

They are defrienders of liberty.


18 posted on 05/03/2012 9:03:38 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Winstons Julia

I believe most of us have family and friends who are infected by this scourge...liberalism. It is sad that are afflicted...but I have enough of them all. They are zombies to me.


19 posted on 05/03/2012 9:03:53 AM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: Lazamataz

Well done, Laz. I have quite a few more liberal friends from school and my early work days... it’s been a bit of a culture clash sometimes.

The most startling thing is seeing up close and personal how intolerant those we considered friends can be when differing views get in the way of their ideology. I would never dream of posting things on their Facebook walls that they wouldn’t put there themselves. If they comment on my wall, though, that’s fair game.

Life’s too short!


20 posted on 05/03/2012 9:04:02 AM PDT by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: Lazamataz

Good Riddence.

Time for Green Day!

GREEN DAY GOOD RIDDENCE LYRICS
GOOD RIDDENCE LYRICS by GREEN DAY:

Another turning point
A fork stuck in the road
Time grabs you by the wrist
Directs you where to go
So make the best of this test
And don’t ask why
It’s not a question
But a lesson learned in time
It’s something unpredictable
But in the end is right
I hope you had the time of your life

So take the photographs
And still frames in your mind
Hang it on a shelf of
Good health and good time
Tattoos of memories
And dead skin on trial
For what it’s worth
It was worth all the while
It’s something unpredictable
But in the end is right
I hope you had the time of your life

It’s something unpredictable
But in the end is right
I hope you had the time of your life

It’s something unpredictable
But in the end is right
I hope you had the time of your life


21 posted on 05/03/2012 9:05:14 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Lazamataz
While I recognize that these things can go both ways, I think your story is fairly typical with Leftists.

In my experience, Conservatives may care about politics, church, fishing, cars, books, scotch, skiing, or any of a number of different things. Friendships can be based on one or more of these items. If a friend doesn't enjoy scotch, then focus on the fishing. It's not hard.

Leftists, on the other hand, seems to define their personal self-worth by their politics. They need to save the world. Their opponents are scum. To hang around with scum is to call into question their own internal goodness. They can't handle that. They can't focus on the skiing, the books, or the scotch. All they see is that you are racist SOB with bad political views.

As I say, it can go both ways, and I know some Conservatives who will cut off any Leftist friend, but I think for the most part we do not tie our own self-worth so closely to mere politics. I have crazy neighbors here in MA, and I'm happy to have a pleasant conversation them at any time on many different topics. But there are days in which they can barely speak to me in a civil manner. They don't threaten me, but I somehow seem to threaten them.

22 posted on 05/03/2012 9:05:24 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: Lazamataz

Same thing happened to me on Facebook. A musician acquaintance posted nothing but Obama loving and, even more frequently, conservative bashing posts. Oh, he also has four degrees and is a college professor.

I would post my “thoughtful” dissenting comments and he, even at age 52, would come back with “you’re insane” type comments, as would many of his friends. I also got a lot of likes. :-)

One day I complimented him on showing real character by not unfriending me. It was pre-emptive, of course, but it worked. As time went on, his attacks on my and my posts got worse and worse. The name calling was unbelieveable. I don’t think he was used to arguing this stuff with people other than his students - people who have experinced life, know what they are talking about, and can articulate it well, and strongly disagree with him.

I got more and more likes as his inner circle joined the fray, using his tactics: name calling and insults, but no real arguments.

He finally unfriended me and when I messaged him, complimenting him on keeping me around for so long, but also throwing in my own zing: He was demonstrating the old axiom that age comes with wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone.

He came back with a response in which you could almost see the spittle flying from his mouth, mentioning all his degrees and his age, etc. It was funny, but also sad.

So I’m sure his facebook page is back to it’s old circle jerk days. And that is where liberals tend to be happiest.


23 posted on 05/03/2012 9:05:48 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Lazamataz

Back in the day, did you hit it??


24 posted on 05/03/2012 9:05:57 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Lazamataz

I used to try to leave politics out of friendships, too. But then I realized that’s not possible. How can you possibly be friends with someone whose political beliefs include enslaving me?

L

P.S. It’s spelled “riddance”. Luv ya, man!


25 posted on 05/03/2012 9:06:04 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: caver

We all know what you meant and you are correct.


26 posted on 05/03/2012 9:06:25 AM PDT by b4its2late (Patience is not a virtue, it is a waste of time.)
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To: golux

You are not your emotions. It’s a fact you have emotions, but your emotions are not facts. Hang in there.


27 posted on 05/03/2012 9:06:51 AM PDT by Lazamataz (To the wall, street occupiers!!!!! (credit: WilliamofCarmichael))
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To: Winstons Julia

Me too. The crazy thing is, I am willing to be friends with them despite their communism, but not vice versa. They are truly intolerant people, which of course is the very nature of communism and fascism.

They are not liberals in the true meaning of the word, they are totalitarians.


28 posted on 05/03/2012 9:07:31 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: Lazamataz

Been there, but it was I that got “un-friended” by the mob, for having the temerity to stick of for Rush’s right to free speech.

Their parting shot was that I’m “a woman hater!!”

Serious sh!t-fer-brains; why did I even try?


29 posted on 05/03/2012 9:08:27 AM PDT by pingman (Durn tootin'; I like Glock shootin'!)
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To: caver

liberalism is not a mental disease. liberalism is the loss of God from one’s life, show me a pious, humble (which is how Jesus taught us to live) liberal who prays to Our Lord for unselfish reasons.


30 posted on 05/03/2012 9:10:10 AM PDT by thesaleboat (Pray The Rosary Daily (Our Lady, July 13, 1917))
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To: HerrBlucher
Me too. The crazy thing is, I am willing to be friends with them despite their communism

Not me. Not any more. If you are a Communist, your only worth to me is how many rounds you will take before your use as a range-target is diminished.

31 posted on 05/03/2012 9:13:01 AM PDT by Lazamataz (To the wall, street occupiers!!!!! (credit: WilliamofCarmichael))
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To: Lazamataz
Been there - done that - got the t-shirt


32 posted on 05/03/2012 9:13:29 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Lazamataz
Just like cockroaches...they couldn't stand it when the light is shined on them. The light of Truth is what they fear and will DIE before they allow themselves to be dragged in to the light.

You are much better off not having to associate with them.

33 posted on 05/03/2012 9:13:29 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (I will not comply. I will NEVER submit.)
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To: Lazamataz

Laz I sympathize but I agree with you for saying good riddance. They are the enemy now. I believe many of us have the same dilemma.


34 posted on 05/03/2012 9:13:52 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: ogen hal
I have friends and family who are staunch Dims, yet they're somewhat conservative in many of their beliefs.

I plan on asking them: "Are you a Dim or a Socialist?...as the Dims have been infiltrated and taken over by Socialists and Commies, I guess you know."

Their dad's fought in WWII against the very thing their party has become.

35 posted on 05/03/2012 9:14:35 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

It’s true, to liberals, Government is the be-all end-all of life....conservatives on the other hand, tend to view government as a necessary evil, and they go about their own lives and don’t rely on the government.....this is what works to our disadvantage, and frankly, I don’t know of any easy solutions.....the problem is what true conservative in their right mind wants to run for political office and put up with all of the crap that comes along with it, when they can be successful in the private sector?


36 posted on 05/03/2012 9:15:26 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: goseminoles

She was a touch porky for my tastes. She didn’t appeal to me.


37 posted on 05/03/2012 9:15:58 AM PDT by Lazamataz (To the wall, street occupiers!!!!! (credit: WilliamofCarmichael))
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To: Lazamataz

Lincoln, eh? I know a retired lawyer who has lived, and practiced in Lincoln his entire life. He actually said (and believes) Martin Sheen would make a great president (like the one he played on TV)!

I know a couple of other crazies from there, but I won’t get into that.

There are some sane people, like Laz, in that nice town.


38 posted on 05/03/2012 9:16:54 AM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Lazamataz

I’ve been de-friending my liberal ‘friends’ long before Facebook. For me the issue was forced when my ‘Ivy League Professor’s wife’ friend sent out an email suggesting we had it coming. From that point forward I realized that liberals are by-and-large America haters. At their root, its about rejecting all that has made this country great. They’re not my friends.


39 posted on 05/03/2012 9:17:03 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: Lazamataz
Wow. Same thing happened to me. Met up with an old high school friend via Facebook. He now lives in Madison and was posting that people should avoid eating Johnsonville brats. When I asked why, he complained that Johnsonville had given money to the Scott Walker campaign. I told him that I supported Governor Walker's efforts to get Wisconsin's budget straightened out. And that I could eat a lot of bratwurst.

Unfriended.

40 posted on 05/03/2012 9:17:11 AM PDT by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: Lazamataz

It’s simple:

1. Political commentary for me is read and posted here.

2. Personal events are read and posted on Facebook.

I usually don’t mix the two. My 60 or so FB friends usually don’t either.


41 posted on 05/03/2012 9:19:40 AM PDT by cicero2k
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I had a good friend for a number of years...then he found out that I stood with the people that "wanted to impeach Clinton over a BJ". Truth didn't matter; so that was that.

Don't miss him at all...not one bit.

42 posted on 05/03/2012 9:20:18 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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And "beginning"..........

: )

43 posted on 05/03/2012 9:20:26 AM PDT by Osage Orange (The MSM is the most dangerous entity in the United States of America.)
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To: Lazamataz

Laz, it’s my firm belief that it is not possible for people like us to be friends with libs in any capacity. I have disassociated myself from every lib once in my life. Family included.

They hate us, they hate what we stand for and they are making an effort to destroy everything we believe is good, right and just i the world. It is not possible to be friends with such IMO.

You did not lose a friend. You gained peace of mind.


44 posted on 05/03/2012 9:20:56 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Lazamataz

I have noticed that too- Liberals are extemeley thin-skinned

They refuse to discuss anything outside their beliefs in a rational manner

They must get together in groups and just constantly reinforce their own beliefs with each other

I have made it a point to NEVER discuss politics at work- especially if I see liberals working around me- those bastards will try to get you fired if you don’t believe as they do.

But the real question is this: Did you hit it?


45 posted on 05/03/2012 9:21:28 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: cuban leaf

Over education substitutes arcane knowledge for common sense and practical skills. This often leads to an artificially inflated sense of self worth.

Their value in society is only maintained if everyone keeps playing the game and the thin veneer of civilization is maintained. Once the feces hit the fan, most of their arcane knowledge wont buy them a cup of soup.


46 posted on 05/03/2012 9:22:06 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Revelation 911

Yeah, I was born and bred in Rochester NY myself, but I escaped in 2000. When Hillary Clinton was elected, I realized the state had gone too far into hell. Sure enough, the taxes kept going up, the guns got more banned, and more leftists kept getting elected. After a brief detour, I ended up in Georgia, where I am incredibly happy.


47 posted on 05/03/2012 9:24:30 AM PDT by Lazamataz (To the wall, street occupiers!!!!! (credit: WilliamofCarmichael))
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To: Lazamataz

I have had my own brother do the same, and I quote him...
“*POOF* you no longer exsist to me”
They call us narrow minded, yet they pull this garbage
Good riddance


48 posted on 05/03/2012 9:24:35 AM PDT by backinthefold
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To: Lazamataz

Sorry, Laz. You tried to be kind and reasonable. But reason doesn’t work with those people. Also, one of the things I most hate about leftists is that they are so utterly humorless.

To hell with ‘em. What does it say? Light has no fellowship with darkness.


49 posted on 05/03/2012 9:24:37 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Lazamataz; tx_eggman

But... did you hit it?


50 posted on 05/03/2012 9:25:38 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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