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Michele Bachmann wins Liberty University Awakening straw poll
politico.com ^ | 4/11/11 6:55 PM EDT Updated: 4/11/11 7:18 PM EDT Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/04 | KENDRA MARR

Posted on 04/12/2011 3:43:24 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Michele Bachmann won a straw poll held at a conservative conference this weekend. | AP photo

Michele Bachmann scored a victory in a straw poll held at a conservative conference over the weekend.

The Minnesota congresswoman won 23 percent of the vote from attendees of The Awakening 2011, a gathering at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Though she was scheduled to address attendees, Bachmann sent a video message instead while she remained in Washington because of the potential government shutdown.

Mike Huckabee came in a close second place, taking 23 percent. Newt Gingrich, who actually spoke to the conference’s luncheon of conservative leaders, received about 21 percent of the vote. Ron Paul captured 12 percent of the vote, while more people choose “other” than voted for Sarah Palin, Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney or Haley Barbour.

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1 posted on 04/12/2011 3:43:31 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: pissant; All

Bye Bye Romney!


2 posted on 04/12/2011 3:45:31 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
If he does not bring up the bc, it's all for naught!
3 posted on 04/12/2011 3:57:17 AM PDT by cameraeye (A happy kufir!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

I can support either Bachmann or Palin. Or both on the same ticket. (Either order)

With Romney, Huck,-Not a chance. I’ll write my dogs name in.


4 posted on 04/12/2011 4:09:32 AM PDT by chainsaw
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Pissant's gone.
5 posted on 04/12/2011 4:20:05 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

The surrender Princess... no thanks.

LLS


6 posted on 04/12/2011 4:27:57 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Michele Bachmann

born April 6, 1956 in Waterloo, IA (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
David John Amble, born in MN
Jean Johnson, born in IA

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of her birth (Meets the Jus sanguinis Requirement)

Michele Bachmann is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN unlike Comrade Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama.

7 posted on 04/12/2011 4:36:36 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

She’s got my vote.


8 posted on 04/12/2011 4:37:41 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Thanks, that was a good read! Very lively thread.


9 posted on 04/12/2011 4:39:35 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Public education is WELFARE.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Exactly!


10 posted on 04/12/2011 4:43:37 AM PDT by JSDude1 (December 18, 2010 the Day the radical homosexual left declared WAR on the US Military.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Thanks I did not have a clue pissant was gone.
I don’t understand the post that banned him.


11 posted on 04/12/2011 5:21:57 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
I don’t understand the post that banned him.

It was a vile and disgusting reference to a homosexual act.

12 posted on 04/12/2011 5:23:54 AM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

It is like 6th graders spatting I don’t get any of the princess precious stuff comments of that thread where pissant was banned.Pissant has been good fun bantering.I haven’t a clue why he was banned, really. But I did see people saying Bachmann does not know her US history? blah blah blah...Bachmann is a tax attorney that is for the fair tax and downsizing big gov i e.... all the left political arms including the Dept of Educ.Independents favor Bachmann because of the fair tax and other issues.This is good news for us.

There are some on here that are diehard Palin lovers that will write her name in even if she is not running. I have seen such childish remarks as....Sarah was THERE first, The tea party used Sarah... blah blah blah. Primary infighting is normal but the diehard PALIN ONLY PERIOD lovers seem to like to ban/diss all those that are open to maybe Bachmann/West/Trump whoever.

I am not for any one candidate at this time. I don’t agree with the cat fighting over Palin/Bachmann on this forum.I hope that was not why pissant was banned. Palin and Bachmann realize the seriousness of where this country is headed and they are supportive of each other. I have asked the respected Jim Robinson himself and he is not anti-Bachmann.He is anti- Romney and all the rest of the RINO fools for which I agree with him.


13 posted on 04/12/2011 5:40:47 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: paulycy

Okay I guess I should have read the entire thread. (Which I didn’t) Pissant usually has a decent even keeled humor in banter I am shocked.


14 posted on 04/12/2011 5:43:56 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: JSDude1

Ya think Romney will FINALLY take the hint and realize only Chris Matthews respects him?


15 posted on 04/12/2011 5:45:15 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Yeah, Pissant must have decided he wanted to go. There was no turning back from that comment. That was all in.


16 posted on 04/12/2011 5:46:17 AM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: cripplecreek

I also would like a Bachmann/Palin pic ticket but I don't dare put it up because I will be flamed because Palin is not listed first.

17 posted on 04/12/2011 6:03:45 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: LibLieSlayer

Please explain the term ‘surrender princess.’


18 posted on 04/12/2011 6:05:08 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: LibLieSlayer

agree...I won’t vote for Bachman


19 posted on 04/12/2011 6:07:41 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: paulycy
It seems it started here. Who is precious and who is princess? Color me dumb.
20 posted on 04/12/2011 6:08:58 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

These people must know each other and have their own set of nicknames. We may never sort it out. I think I’ll let it lie.

Pissant’s a goner.


21 posted on 04/12/2011 6:11:12 AM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: paulycy

I see all kinds of people wanting pissant gone because of his politics (He liked Bachmann) not because of a crude remark of language no one seems to understand but the two bantering.


22 posted on 04/12/2011 6:20:32 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

He didn’t like Sarah. But he didn’t get zotted for that. He definitely got zotted for the comment. But maybe he committed suicide by mod because of all the palinbots. I don’t know. I didn’t talk to pissant very often.


23 posted on 04/12/2011 6:24:17 AM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

I heard Michelle Bachman say last week that here “Lexington/Concord” mistake was something like the fault of someone who made a teleprompter mistake. Apparently, she just read the line, and the line was wrong.

I’m not satisfied with that answer. I just don’t buy it.

I wish she would have simply said, “I misspoke. Braindead, wasn’t thinking, whatever...”

I’d respect that a whole lot more. Why? Because it happens to all of us.


24 posted on 04/12/2011 6:27:56 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain & proud of it: Truly Supporting the Troops means praying for their Victory!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

http://thevfw.blogspot.com/2011/01/vfw-will-defeat-bachmann-plan.html


25 posted on 04/12/2011 6:43:20 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Romneys healthcare for Mass was bad...but will NOT vote for Bachmann either..http://thevfw.blogspot.com/2011/01/vfw-will-defeat-bachmann-plan.html


26 posted on 04/12/2011 6:44:22 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Romneys healthcare for Mass was bad...but will NOT vote for Bachmann either..http://thevfw.blogspot.com/2011/01/vfw-will-defeat-bachmann-plan.html


27 posted on 04/12/2011 6:44:33 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
While Trump and Palin were telling boehner and the rino herd to stand tough and shut it down, she came out in favor of compromising. It wasn't just a bad decision... it was the worst decision. She was for surrendering to the dims and that is exactly what boehner and the sellouts did.

LLS

28 posted on 04/12/2011 6:47:05 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: katiedidit1

She lost me along with the rest of the House leadership. Rand Paul has a bunch of Tea Party Reps pledging to vote against this sellout Spending Continuation Bill (SCB). Will Michele sign on or will she vote with the masters of the party?

LLS


29 posted on 04/12/2011 6:52:16 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

I’m not so sure Palin plans to run. She’s pretty effective from the sidelines. Kinda like a football coach or baseball manager.


30 posted on 04/12/2011 6:59:33 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
After reading this thread fully let me say this to you and anyone else concerned about my using the word “Princess”. I used it because she held such promise but in fact she is just one of the party elite.

I NEVER had anything to do with pissant... but debating him on a few threads... his posting grew hateful and caustic... he deserved being banned. Do not try to tie me to any conspiracy... FReepmail Jim himself about me, if you have concerns. I am disappointed in Bachmann. I am angry with a lame and liberal leadership. I want the country that I love to be saved... these people are jousting at windmills and bragging to us about slaying dragons.

As far as who I will vote for... my MAIN criteria is that they must be a true Conservative willing to fight for something larger than themselves.

LLS

31 posted on 04/12/2011 7:03:30 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Pissant never liked Bachmann. He only used her as his stalking horse in which to attack Palin. He has a "woman" problem and his past comments on this matter have been well documented.

For instance, he once stated that since he did not think women should have the right to vote, then why would he vote for one for president.

He got what he deserved.

32 posted on 04/12/2011 7:22:13 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

..not all, but many of the pissants haters are glad he's gone because getting into a debate with him was like going after someone who is armed with a chainsaw--and all you have is a plastic picnic knife!

He posted to me that when it came down to it, if SP was the GOP candidate, he would certainly vote for her over the disgrace in the White House. I hope everyone keeps that in mind.

We had different styles and choices of language, but our common support of Duncan Hunter gave me some insight into how much he loved this country--I will miss him...

33 posted on 04/12/2011 7:23:38 AM PDT by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: xzins
Apparently, she just read the line, and the line was wrong.

Problem is that she did it twice in two different venues.

34 posted on 04/12/2011 7:23:51 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Okay...So if Bachmann is a princess defined as one of the party elite...who isn’t? As far as the Bachmann not knowing US History argument; for Pete’s sakes Palin and others have screwed up.


35 posted on 04/12/2011 8:57:34 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: WalterSkinner

Agreed.


36 posted on 04/12/2011 9:00:36 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Accusing pissant of being a MISOGYNIST? I never saw that. There was only one poster I recall being an outright MISOGYNIST; it was not pissant that I know of. I debated this poster they even asked me to cite ONE female in leadership ever blah blah blah. Saying.. what would happen if a female POTUS got pregnant it would be horrifying blah blah blah.
I doubt this person was banned even.


37 posted on 04/12/2011 9:05:16 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: LibLieSlayer

I was not tying you to any conspiracy. I did not know what princess and precious meant? Code inside derogatory words for Bachmann and Palin??? This is childish.


38 posted on 04/12/2011 9:08:45 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: cripplecreek

You will be flamed for saying that. Or heck maybe even watched and banned. Myself included. How sad.


39 posted on 04/12/2011 9:11:39 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: katiedidit1

It looks like to me that ‘a blog’ twisted that a tad.
The REAL and official VFW.org.

http://www.vfw.org/News-and-Events/Articles/Bachmann-Removes-VA-Budget-Cut-Suggestion/


40 posted on 04/12/2011 9:18:05 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
The ONLY thing that I have a problem with Michele over is that she came out and made a statement that the republicans should compromise on this last continuing resolution. That is all that I am saying and I have not entered into any of the other issues discussed. She disappointed me bigtime... I expected it out of any of the leadership... not out of her.

LLS

41 posted on 04/12/2011 9:21:55 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: paulycy

Not politically liking Bachmann is one thing.But it really makes me truly sad that the so called Palin diehards are saying Bachmann is against veterans because of a huge spending cut she was quite possibly not aware of what the outcome or she would not have corrected it. Also the Bachmann not knowing US history thing makes me feel like I am reading DU.

I can’t believe as I live and breathe so called conservatives are bashing Bachmann like Daily KAOS or Huffy Post would.


42 posted on 04/12/2011 9:25:53 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
I agree with you. If I want to see Conservatives or semi-Convervatives bashed, I do not need to go to lefty sites but stay right here.
43 posted on 04/12/2011 9:28:43 AM PDT by apocalypto
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Princess means to me... anointed one... a member of the ruling elite. She is supposed to be THE FACE OF THE TEA PARTY in the House... she caved like bush or cantor or boehner or any other blue blood elite. She was supposed to be one of us... her actions speak the opposite.

Precious reminds me of the "Ring" in Lord of the Rings... gollum always said it. I see no connection between precious and Michele in any way. I am talking spine and a willingness to risk all... for a VICTORY the republicans desperately needed going into the 2012 budget battle. We are weaker today than the day before they caved... it will be all but impossible to reduce spending in any meaningful way. Even Mark Levin says Ryan's budget is DOA now. boehner is weak... he has nothing now with which to bargain. You do know that he has sworn to "NEVER ALLOW THE republicans TO SHUT DOWN GOVERNMENT"? He said it and Rush played his statement yesterday. He has nothing left in his arsenal and the president and the rats know it. It will not be much longer before what I say comes to pass... Watch.

LLS

44 posted on 04/12/2011 9:30:48 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Like it or not independents like Bachmann because she is a tax attorney for the fair tax.


45 posted on 04/12/2011 9:31:33 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
Pissant never liked Bachmann. He only used her as his stalking horse in which to attack Palin. He has a "woman" problem and his past comments on this matter have been well documented.

For instance, he once stated that since he did not think women should have the right to vote, then why would he vote for one for president.

He got what he deserved.

Pissant bantered, many folks enjoyed debating pissant it was all in good fun; but care to show links of where he or she was a misogynist?

46 posted on 04/12/2011 9:41:55 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; 2ndDivisionVet; rintense; onyx
He was/is a misogynist, and we all know it since it has been well documented. Even JimRob told him to get help for it at one point.

Listen, I've known pissant ever since 2007 when we both supported Hunter on this board and was indeed very friendly with him until he went down the PDS path. However, he burned his bridge with me last fall when he called me a "cultist" after all we had went through together on the Hunter threads.

He very much has a problem with women in politics, and once last spring when I suggested a Palin/Bachmann ticket, he simply replied "no chick tickets."

So there you have it.

47 posted on 04/12/2011 9:42:09 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: apocalypto

It is sad.


48 posted on 04/12/2011 9:44:05 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

LOL why would pissant say ‘no chick tickets’ and he had a Bachmann ping list? I am not saying I don’t believe you but it is nuts.


49 posted on 04/12/2011 9:46:02 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Pissant bantered, many folks enjoyed debating pissant it was all in good fun;

No, it wasn't in good fun after he became increasingly obsessed and bitter in his attacks. He was suspended and warned several times before by Jim himself before the last straw in his banning thread.

but care to show links of where he or she was a misogynist?

2ndDivisionVet has the most notorious link. And Pissant's final post should be enough to tell you where he was coming from.

50 posted on 04/12/2011 9:49:22 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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