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Voting For Obama Keeps Families Away From Each Other For Thanksgiving
CBS ^ | 11.22.2012 | CBS

Posted on 11/22/2012 12:15:16 PM PST by Morgana

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ah, Thanksgiving. A little turkey, some cranberry mold, maybe apple pie with ice cream, some football on TV. Getting together with the cousins. Catching up beside the fire. Togetherness.

On second thought: Scratch that. What were we thinking? This was an election year.

“The Thanksgiving table will be a battleground,” says Andrew Marshall, 34, of Quincy, Mass.

Like many extended families across the country, Marshall’s includes Democrats and Republicans, conservatives, liberals and independents. And so, like many families that count both red and blue voters in their ranks, they’re expecting fireworks. Things had already gotten so bad on Facebook, the family had to ban political banter.

“It was getting brutal,” says Marshall.

And now, it will all play out in person. In this family, the older generation is more liberal, the younger more conservative. So Andrew, a conservative, particularly expects friction with his aunt, Anne Brennan, 57. “She firmly believes in what she believes in, and we’ll go head to head with it,” he says.

(Excerpt) Read more at washington.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy
KEYWORDS: obama; thanksgiving
I PLEAD THE FIFTH! I PLEAD THE FIFTH! I PLEAD THE FIFTH!
1 posted on 11/22/2012 12:15:28 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

No commies under my roof today...


2 posted on 11/22/2012 12:16:52 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: WVNan; GeronL; Chode; Slings and Arrows

I PLEAD THE FIFTH!

AND

HAPPY THANKSGIVING IN SPITE OF WHAT’S HIS NAME IN THE HATE WHITEY HOUSE.


3 posted on 11/22/2012 12:17:09 PM PST by Morgana (Time to play cowboys and muslims.)
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To: who knows what evil?

They are not welcome at my house either!


4 posted on 11/22/2012 12:20:48 PM PST by pgkdan (We are witnessing the modern sack of Rome. The barbarians have taken over.)
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To: Morgana

I love my lib sister, I was once a lib myself. No arguements today, just thanks for my family.


5 posted on 11/22/2012 12:21:24 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Morgana
Don't understand families that have both commies and conservatives in them. Weren't they all raised right?

EVERYONE in my family is conservative, to a fault.

6 posted on 11/22/2012 12:21:24 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Morgana

I thought it was the ultimate in liberal bias when MSNBC (I think) this week published the retorts to give to “the conservative at Thanksgiving dinner”. The left-wing press was putting out a piece on how reasonable, assumed majority liberals could criticize the most likely statements to be said by the lone, weird conservative at the table.

This gives me a new thing to be thankful for. Everyone at my table this year is as conservative as I am. None of the liberals are traveling to our house this year.


7 posted on 11/22/2012 12:21:29 PM PST by tbw2
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To: Morgana
Those who have bought into the ideas of so-called "progressives" have little understanding of the incompatibility of the ideas essential to liberty and those essential to socialism.

Logical discussions are almost impossible with such uninformed individuals.

Perhaps the final paragraph of Edward Stanley's Robertson's Essay might shed light on the difference between these competing ideas.

The following is excerpted from that Essay, and can be read at the Liberty Fund Library is "A Plea for Liberty: An Argument Against Socialism and Socialistic Legislation," edited by Thomas Mackay (1849 - 1912), Chapter 1, I.46:

"Freedom is the most valuable of all human possessions, next after life itself. It is more valuable, in a manner, than even health. No human agency can secure health; but good laws, justly administered, can and do secure freedom. Freedom, indeed, is almost the only thing that law can secure. Law cannot secure equality, nor can it secure prosperity. In the direction of equality, all that law can do is to secure fair play, which is equality of rights but is not equality of conditions. In the direction of prosperity, all that law can do is to keep the road open. That is the Quintessence of Individualism, and it may fairly challenge comparison with that Quintessence of Socialism we have been discussing. Socialism, disguise it how we may, is the negation of Freedom. That it is so, and that it is also a scheme not capable of producing even material comfort in exchange for the abnegations of Freedom, I think the foregoing considerations amply prove." EDWARD STANLEY ROBERTSON

8 posted on 11/22/2012 12:28:23 PM PST by loveliberty2
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To: Morgana
Gee, my family and I could all get together and watch CBS on TV to prevent us from arguing,...

if I hadn't shot my TV full of holes the last time I watched CBS.

9 posted on 11/22/2012 12:29:03 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Huskrrrr

Yep. Many liberals are just future conservatives that haven’t experienced the harsh realities of life yet...: )


10 posted on 11/22/2012 12:29:10 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001
Many liberals are just future conservatives that haven’t experienced the harsh realities of life yet...: )

That explanation doesn't always apply. I know liberals who have lived hardscrabble lives, but their dedication to liberal beliefs is unshaken. It's downright baffling to me.

11 posted on 11/22/2012 12:36:33 PM PST by giotto
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To: who knows what evil?

I didn’t think I had “those kind” in my house until one wandered through my living room wearing an Amnesty International tshirt this morning. I informed them right then and there they’d better go take it off immediately or else. I’m trying hard not to let it ruin this day but it’s right below the surface.


12 posted on 11/22/2012 12:54:36 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: Morgana

Very simple. I don’t care who you are. If you vote Democrat, stay away. You are not welcome at my home, ever. Done.


13 posted on 11/22/2012 12:59:16 PM PST by 98ZJ USMC
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To: Morgana

Im just thankful there are no f’n libs in my family.


14 posted on 11/22/2012 1:14:27 PM PST by digger48
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To: Morgana

I wonder why the MSM is pushing this meme this Thanksgiving? It’s everywhere.


15 posted on 11/22/2012 1:25:01 PM PST by squarebarb ( Fairy tales are basically true.)
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To: fwdude

some probably went to college..thats were the trouble begins


16 posted on 11/22/2012 1:43:22 PM PST by CGASMIA68
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To: Morgana

Maybe that’s why Golden Corral was packed today. Too many couldn’t face their family.


17 posted on 11/22/2012 2:57:24 PM PST by Missouri gal
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To: Morgana

I don’t knowingly allow Democrats in my home. Democrats walk into the polling place on election day and vote for big government to confiscate more tax money... from their neighbors, from their friends, and from complete strangers. That kind of behavior is so rude and boorish that there is no way I could ever respect anybody who votes Democrat, and I certainly wouldn’t trust them in my home.

I am very fortunate that my family is civilized and courteous to others and so there are no issues here.


18 posted on 11/22/2012 3:12:25 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Morgana
no RATS in my family tree or extensions, and damn few left anyway... made for a good day

i just woke up from a tryptophan coma

19 posted on 11/22/2012 4:06:43 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

My extended family is 97% rat.... it ain’t easy. Play beer pong, drink them under table before politics comes up.


20 posted on 11/22/2012 4:33:07 PM PST by txhurl (i hate rats)
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To: Morgana

I turned down my commie sister’s invitation. I can no longer stomach her presence. Her reason for voting for o was she “ just didn’t like romney”.


21 posted on 11/22/2012 4:46:19 PM PST by mirkwood (To order es non in meus prandium album)
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To: Morgana

That’s the way Zippy likes it. That’s part of the ‘plan’.


22 posted on 11/22/2012 5:03:18 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: squarebarb
I wonder why the MSM is pushing this meme this Thanksgiving? It’s everywhere.


Because "political differences" and "a divided nation" are a pleasant distraction from CONSTITUTIONAL INELIGIBILITY and MASS VOTE FRAUD.
23 posted on 11/22/2012 5:06:05 PM PST by golux
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To: pgkdan

I told my wife to tell her liberal, Obamabot sister and her a-hole, elitist Columbia grad, douchebag husband to go to Obama’s house. They are not welcome at mine!


24 posted on 11/22/2012 5:08:12 PM PST by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: txhurl
tough on you but good strategy...
25 posted on 11/22/2012 5:24:05 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Missouri gal
Maybe that’s why Golden Corral was packed today

LOL, yours too? We went to GC for lunch today. Best Thanksgiving in years. No all day cooking and no dishes. Yes, it was packed and a long line out the door when we left.

26 posted on 11/22/2012 6:25:53 PM PST by WVNan
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To: Morgana

I pray that you had a blessed Thanksgiving Morgana. We went to Golden Corral. It was packed, but the food was good and there were no dishes to wash. Great! Instead I put up the outside Christmas decorations.


27 posted on 11/22/2012 7:18:04 PM PST by WVNan
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To: Morgana; All

Anybody have any info on this?

http://thejaghunter.wordpress.com/2012/11/08/obama-is-formally-and-criminally-charged-with-treason-by-the-u-s-military-again/

http://beforeitsnews.com/obama/2012/11/i-beg-you-to-read-the-below-obamas-lying-past-exposed-by-law-enforcement-in-ms-court-submittedsigned-affidavit-2445852.html


28 posted on 11/22/2012 7:45:38 PM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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