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Word For The Day, Wednesday, July 23, 2014-- potentate

Posted on 07/23/2014 5:23:13 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Wednesday, July 23, 2014-- potentate

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In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".

potentate [poht-n-teyt]

hear it pronounced

noun

a person who possesses great power, as a sovereign, monarch, or ruler.

Origin: [1350-1400: from Late Latin potentātus ruler, from Latin: rule, command, from potens powerful, from posse to be able]

Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.




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Powerful potentate Putin puts pouting, pusillanimous President in precarious position.
1 posted on 07/23/2014 5:23:13 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Good morning everybody. Let’s see some homework, please.


2 posted on 07/23/2014 5:24:02 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Obama considers himself to be the POTUS potentate of the people.

All too easy and all too much spitting in that sentence.


3 posted on 07/23/2014 5:28:14 AM PDT by HammerT (The Right to keep and bear arms: A Commonsense Civil Right)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

If you spike a spud with vodka, you’ll get a potentater.


4 posted on 07/23/2014 5:29:41 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Can anyone tell me who the head of the Muslim peace movement is?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

http://www.smosh.com/smosh-pit/photos/19-small-typos-totally-change-meaning-things

Some powerfully funny typos.


5 posted on 07/23/2014 5:29:57 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I don’t really care what the potentate; I want to know how it was cooked.


6 posted on 07/23/2014 5:32:18 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Powerful potentate Putin puts pouting, pusillanimous President in precarious position.

A prescient preeminent prediction.

7 posted on 07/23/2014 5:33:28 AM PDT by HammerT (The Right to keep and bear arms: A Commonsense Civil Right)
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To: HammerT
A++

gold

When it comes to running a working economy or solving any conflicts in the world, Obama is more of an impotentate.

8 posted on 07/23/2014 5:33:49 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
A+

silver

If you spike a spud with vodka, you’ll get a potentater.

Especially if the Vodka was distilled from a potato.

9 posted on 07/23/2014 5:35:14 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
spike a spud with vodka, you’ll get a potentater

Buy a bag of spuds, a half gallon of Stoli and go on a potentoot!

10 posted on 07/23/2014 5:37:03 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: SoothingDave
bronze

Some cute ones in there.

11 posted on 07/23/2014 5:38:37 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: SAJ

A+
Obama,the wannabee potentate, ate chips when Moochelle wasn’t looking.


12 posted on 07/23/2014 5:40:41 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: HammerT

The past predicts the future.


13 posted on 07/23/2014 5:41:31 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: SoothingDave; Mrs. B.S. Roberts
I don't see a problem with Richard Howard being a scuba diva.

He's probably from Chelsea or Revere Massachusetts. They do scuba divin' all da time. In fact, I seen a scuba diva in the riva lookin' fa some sunkin treazha.

14 posted on 07/23/2014 5:44:19 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Can anyone tell me who the head of the Muslim peace movement is?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
I don't eat lemons straight,

because they have such a poten tate.


15 posted on 07/23/2014 6:00:02 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Ok, I’ll bite.

nobama, in his arrogance and narcissism, thinks he is a potentate. We know much better.


16 posted on 07/23/2014 6:06:43 AM PDT by upchuck (It's a shame nobama truly doesn't care about any of this. Our country, our future, he doesn't care.)
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To: MrB

A++
Buckwheat kudos.


17 posted on 07/23/2014 6:24:21 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: upchuck

A++
Yes, Obama thinks he is what Putin actually is.


18 posted on 07/23/2014 6:25:08 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Our potentate is sending Pentagon "advisors" to the Ukraine. This has international incident written all over it.
19 posted on 07/23/2014 7:26:51 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

To be a leader of this magnitude, one must be a potent, potent, potent, potent, potent, potent, potent, potent individual ....


20 posted on 07/23/2014 7:43:04 AM PDT by mikrofon (Con ocho Basta)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Sorry Truthy no homework from me, still nursing my sick eye-/ turns out I have corneal abrasions.


21 posted on 07/23/2014 7:53:33 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman
oh hell no.
22 posted on 07/23/2014 8:03:17 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Every member of this incompetent administration is a wannabe potentate, especially the heiress hunter.
23 posted on 07/23/2014 8:10:03 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

How does that happen?


24 posted on 07/23/2014 8:11:01 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Take care with that, nothing to fool with ... Years ago, I got an abrasion on my right eye are (which has a tendency to run viral infections). Since then, there’s been a permanent blemish on the cornea —Herpes Keratitis— and unfortunately, any procedure would only aggravate the situation.


25 posted on 07/23/2014 8:17:56 AM PDT by mikrofon (Humpday BUMPty)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Can you imagine the outcry if Karl Rove or Dick Cheney were involved in this sort of company?
26 posted on 07/23/2014 8:25:38 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

How did that happen?


27 posted on 07/23/2014 8:26:37 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: xsmommy

I’ve only flown on Southwest a few times (and am again on Sunday), but they sure like to do things differently. Which is mostly good, but any normal airline would let a person traveling with children board in a preferred fashion.


28 posted on 07/23/2014 8:28:01 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Look who thinks he’s a potentate:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3183967/posts

He needs a lot of space to move around.


29 posted on 07/23/2014 8:45:43 AM PDT by MoochPooch (I'm a compassionate cynic.)
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To: MoochPooch

i’m less shocked that it has nine places to keep its food than at the fact it found something that would marry it


30 posted on 07/23/2014 9:18:59 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: NeoCaveman

A++
As with everything our im-potentate does, this has FUBAR written all over it.


31 posted on 07/23/2014 10:21:28 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: mikrofon

A+++ for your potent-eight.


32 posted on 07/23/2014 10:22:08 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: xsmommy

Here’s to a quick recovery!


33 posted on 07/23/2014 10:23:31 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: secret garden

A+++
One would have to pick from a subset of ten thousand people to find a Secretary of State as incompetent as Kerry. And that would only occur if Hillary were in that subset.


34 posted on 07/23/2014 10:26:12 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: secret garden

Barack Obama was involved with terrorists (Bill Ayres) outspoken anti-American racists (”Reverend” Wright) and convicted felons (Tony Rezco) but he had the correct amount of melanin and was pretty good at reading someone else’s words on a teleprompter, so, to liberals, the positives outweighed the negatives and he became President of the United States, a job for which he is outstandingly unqualified.


35 posted on 07/23/2014 10:31:02 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

If I’m a gonna BE impotent, I should look impotent.


36 posted on 07/23/2014 10:39:43 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Who do they think they are? The gate potentates?


37 posted on 07/23/2014 10:49:02 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: SoothingDave

A++
I was wondering if anyone would go there. LOL!


38 posted on 07/23/2014 11:13:08 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thanks!

Speaking of nobama, try abrogate one day.


39 posted on 07/23/2014 11:22:08 AM PDT by upchuck (It's a shame nobama truly doesn't care about any of this. Our country, our future, he doesn't care.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Obama’s minions reinforce
His grandiose delusions-
Enabling willful ignorance
And keeping out intrusions

From his fantasy of a reign
Where he owns all he sees-
Is revered like a potentate
By supplicants on their knees

And whenever reality intrudes
On his golf vacations and such
They tell him it’s on the news
And doesn’t really matter much...


40 posted on 07/23/2014 11:49:02 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: secret garden; xsmommy; SoothingDave

I’m delighted to say that there is no longer a business within 20 miles that takes LoneStar cards, food stamps, or any other form of welfare. The general store, dollar store-even both convenience stores all have signs on the doors that advise everyone that no LoneStar, food stamps, etc will be accepted until further notice.

It is yet another way to keep illegals from being tempted to try to get way out here and hide, and that is a good thing-the nearest place accepting any welfare cards is the small chain grocery store in the county seat, 20 miles away...


41 posted on 07/23/2014 12:03:31 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

A+++
An excellent analysis of our fearless leader, in rhyme. Well done!


42 posted on 07/23/2014 12:35:43 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: upchuck

That word was used a long time ago, back in ‘02, but I will trot it out again in the near future. Always happy to get suggestions. Thanks.


43 posted on 07/23/2014 12:37:31 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (When using "he" or "him" to refer to Barack Obama, is it still okay to use the lower case "h"?)
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To: SoothingDave

I almost posted that joke earlier. Here’s the lead-in: Why did the urban guy wear a tux to his vasectomy?


44 posted on 07/23/2014 12:43:30 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Shhh. It’s not racist if you just post the punchline. ;-)


45 posted on 07/23/2014 12:44:47 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Hey! I said urban!


46 posted on 07/23/2014 12:54:53 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thank you!


47 posted on 07/23/2014 12:55:20 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: secret garden

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3184129/posts?page=1

Meanwhile, in Rob Ford three-way news.


48 posted on 07/23/2014 12:58:25 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Clickbait master, you are.


49 posted on 07/23/2014 1:00:48 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

I have to say that even though he is a world class ass****, he is at least honest-almost any mayor of a major city here would be hiring out hits to silence what Rob Ford openly acknowledged...


50 posted on 07/23/2014 2:20:55 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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