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NOTICE: FR DOES NOT AND WILL NOT SUPPORT ABORTIONIST, GAY RIGHTS PUSHING BIG GOVERNMENT STATISTS
vanity | May 26, 2011 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 05/26/2011 8:31:29 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

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To: onyx

A Mod told me they prefer that this kind of thing not be discussed on the board and they will handle it behind the scenes. So you’re absolutely right.


1,451 posted on 05/30/2011 9:59:53 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: metmom

I got the same thing. Didn’t take long for him to come back.... heh heh


1,452 posted on 05/30/2011 10:05:30 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

You’re right. Full throttle in low gear only works coming off the line at the drag strip.

One thing I appreciate about people like you is that you let me know it’s never too late for me to learn something new about honing my skills.

:-)


1,453 posted on 05/30/2011 10:06:34 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Jim Robinson

WHOO-HOOO!


1,454 posted on 05/30/2011 10:06:34 AM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: onyx; metmom; wagglebee

So, who’s enjoying the day besides me?


1,455 posted on 05/30/2011 10:06:50 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Marking time on the government's dime...)
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To: Old Sarge; onyx; metmom; wagglebee

Too hot! And we had a surprise thunderstorm at 4am. Windows down in the company van, grill open and cover on the ground. What a mess!


1,456 posted on 05/30/2011 10:10:08 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: Old Sarge; onyx; metmom
Nice day, the trolls will probably show up later when they've got more beer in them.
1,457 posted on 05/30/2011 10:12:23 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: JoeProBono; LibLieSlayer

Thank you, Joe.

We’re both very lucky that I don’t have to be you after all. ;-p


1,458 posted on 05/30/2011 10:14:26 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Old Sarge

1,459 posted on 05/30/2011 10:16:28 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: TheOldLady

1,460 posted on 05/30/2011 10:20:04 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: metmom

Got two FM from “ Omahaneb” ....is this another from the same moron who has a zot wish?

May the flames begin!


1,461 posted on 05/30/2011 10:23:12 AM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I couldn’t believe we didn’t get it.

I was watching the radar as it was bearing down on us, and my son’s facebook friends from WNY were talking about how bad it was. We expected to get nailed.

There was LOTS of lightning, but very little rain.


1,462 posted on 05/30/2011 10:27:31 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Old Sarge

I’m at work...what do you think? LOL,

Have a good one!


1,463 posted on 05/30/2011 10:27:51 AM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!)
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To: Jim 726

That wouldn’t work. S-negger is naturalized. Heck, I don’t think McCain is a NB Citizen.


1,464 posted on 05/30/2011 10:28:08 AM PDT by donmeaker ("To every simple question, there is a neat, simple answer, that is dead wrong." Mark Twain)
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To: JoeProBono

1,465 posted on 05/30/2011 10:28:41 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: metmom; DJ MacWoW
We had a storm down here last Tuesday that did as much damage in fifteen minutes as a category 2 hurricane or nor'easter usually does.
1,466 posted on 05/30/2011 10:30:19 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: metmom

We had rain. It beat some flowers off the Iris. Snapped the flowers right off.


1,467 posted on 05/30/2011 10:33:28 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: wagglebee; metmom

The storms have been really bad and continuous. Anybody that reads their Bible isn’t surprised though.


1,468 posted on 05/30/2011 10:35:00 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: TheOldLady

1,469 posted on 05/30/2011 10:36:55 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: TheOldLady; JoeProBono

Thanks to BOTH of you!

LLS


1,470 posted on 05/30/2011 10:37:59 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("If you lie hard enough and sell your soul... you can scam your way to the top" barack obama)
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To: JoeProBono

Ooooh! You remembered that I like sparkley. Thanks.


1,471 posted on 05/30/2011 10:47:01 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: LibLieSlayer; JoeProBono

You can always depend on Joe.

Me? Not so much. ;-D


1,472 posted on 05/30/2011 10:50:50 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Jim Robinson

Romney go home, or

we will stay home in November.


1,473 posted on 05/30/2011 11:11:12 AM PDT by NYCslicker
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To: NYCslicker; Jim Robinson
Romney go home, or

we will stay home in November.

I'll vote. I'll write in a TP pick. DC elitists aren't going to tell me who to vote for and I refuse to not vote. Men died so that I could.

1,474 posted on 05/30/2011 11:36:01 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: LUV W
I got the same MikeDH12 email and was trying to figure out if I had said something offensive to a FReeper. Couldn't find anywhere I had posted to the guy. So what's the story with him????

I also got one from the same thread from Omaha12b. He said:

"Hi. I’m Mike from Omaha, Nebraska. I’m new to Free Republic. I came here because I’m a Democrat and usually vote Democrat."

Mike

I was going to ask if he came here because he is seeing the light, but he has been banned.

gitmo

1,475 posted on 05/30/2011 11:38:37 AM PDT by gitmo (Hatred of those who think differently is the left's unifying principle.-Ralph Peters NY Post)
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To: metmom; onyx

I got the same FReepmail from the little sheet head twerp. Must be an awful slow day at the DUmp.


1,476 posted on 05/30/2011 11:46:47 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back.)
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To: wagglebee

Thursday we had hail the size I’ve never seen in this area. It was over one inch in diameter.

Took out a couple tomatoes and peppers but also gave every vehicle we looked at slight hail damage. Four of ours, (mr. mm wasn’t home from work yet) and both our neighbors. Two of the vehicles are so old that it doesn’t really matter. The other two we’re working on.

Mr. mm thinks he can get it out himself because the dings are so small. There’s lots of information online about how to do that.


1,477 posted on 05/30/2011 11:48:32 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: LUV W

This is what I got when I clicked on the user name. Zotted off the net.


The requested document does not exist on this server.


Okay


1,478 posted on 05/30/2011 11:49:45 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back.)
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To: metmom; wagglebee
This is a pic that My D-i-L sent last Thursday from Pennsylvania.

They had damage on all the cars on her block. Cracked or smashed windows and windshields.

1,479 posted on 05/30/2011 11:58:52 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: nikos1121

Governor Christie is a funny sort of politico ... On the one hand he tells the CO2-tax pushers to go fly a kite; but then in the same breath he implies “anthropogenic climate change” is real. I get the impression that Governor Christie likes to ride two horses with one ass.


1,480 posted on 05/30/2011 1:41:04 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: DJ MacWoW; wagglebee

It has been weird weather. It just hasn’t felt right.

I’m grateful that no worse damage was done.

I hope the rest of your Memorial Day weekend is wonderful.


1,481 posted on 05/30/2011 1:41:37 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom; TheOldLady; Darksheare; Allegra; TCH; BykrBayb; 50mm; DJ MacWoW; jimrob; Outlaw Woman; ...
"OK, who got the latest pantload from Danny H aka MikeDH12, this time?""

Yeah, I had one of those in my FReepmail, too.

Mine included this YouTube link, so I'm assuming this is a video of DannyH himself.

(Poor li’l feller.) ;-)

1,482 posted on 05/30/2011 1:48:28 PM PDT by Semper Mark (Vlad Tepes was a piker.)
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To: gitmo

Just a lowlife troll that likes to be annoying...and changes his name from time to time. No one of any consequence in other words.:)


1,483 posted on 05/30/2011 1:51:06 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Works for me! :)


1,484 posted on 05/30/2011 1:52:23 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!)
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To: LibLieSlayer
CLUNK ... GRRRRRIND ... GRRRRIND, CLUNK-CLUNK ...

You gotta put a plow on that FR tractor, and paint it green!


1,485 posted on 05/30/2011 1:52:44 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: JoeProBono
NO-NO-NO ... You're doing it all wrong!
1,486 posted on 05/30/2011 1:56:59 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: Markos33

“Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.”

LMAOOOOOOO!!!!


1,487 posted on 05/30/2011 2:08:43 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman ("...; because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee,... "Hosea 4:6)
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To: Jim 726
I remember when so-called republicans wanted Schwarzenegger to run for president. Enough of this Rino nonsense.

Just wondering, what happens if Romney or Rudy wins the nomination? Does that mean FR will be in opposition and we'll go third party?

Just asking this question, I do not support Romney or Rudy on the record.

1,488 posted on 05/30/2011 2:40:02 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: Danny H; MikeDH12; 50mm; darkwing104

1,489 posted on 05/30/2011 2:54:12 PM PDT by Semper Mark (Vlad Tepes was a piker.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

“I mean the latter of course.”

I’ve been thinking about the former quite a bit of late, as I have become increasingly aware of the plummeting purchasing power of wages. I was overseas for a long time, so I didn’t see it at first.

I realized that I had more purchasing power on unemployment in 1977 than I have had working 40 hours a week these last few years.

It now seems to me that wages have been eroded from the bottom up. Illegal aliens first took the lowest jobs on the ladder, like dishwasher. This drove those wages down. Then they became foremen on lawn care trucks. And the higher they climbed on the ladder, the more damage they did to the wage structure.

Today I figure a rough 500% inflation in prices across the board since 1976. (As I said, this is “rough.” Some things have gone up more, some less.) However, wages have not gone up 500%. It seems to me that wage-earners have lost ground.

This, IMO, is directly attributable to the availability of cheap, illegal labor.

I’ve spent most of my adult life criticizing labor unions for being communist-run and irrational. Or is that redundant? Anyway, I am now starting to think that some companies are selling the American people and the United States down the river, not merely to remain profitable, but to become *more* profitable.

And yes, yes, I know: Over-regulation, taxation, wages and benefits that could run a company into the ground, responsibility to the shareholders, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

All true. But is moving overseas the right answer? Is it the ethical, courageous answer? Or would a better answer be to use their influence to smack down the demonrats? I don’t have figures to support this, but I’d bet that if taxation and regulation were more rational, companies could offer proper wages and benefits and still turn a profit.

Of course, “could” is one thing, “will” is another. Looking at the conduct of companies today, I don’t know what would happen. Are there no decent people left in business today?

I know of one company that opened a call center here, and paid workers the same wage they paid in other areas of the country. Then they looked around and said, hey, we don’t have to pay that much here. The local economy sucks; there are no decent jobs; we can just announce that everyone is getting a 25% pay cut, like it or lump it.

And they did. Just because they could. Even though they were already benefiting from tax breaks and lower costs. Yeah, they were turning a profit, but by screwing their workers, they could report a *larger* profit.

This turned them into a McJob that attracts society’s dregs. Like McDonald’s, they want workers to come in the front door for training, work until they are due a raise, and then get bum-rushed out the back door. The notion of getting good people, then treating them right so they can keep them, is utterly alien to them.

So, several hundred scrape-by, poverty level jobs became several hundred jobs that left the workers eligible for food stamps. It is said that there are many jobs here, and any three of them will support you. Of course, that leaves you working 24 hours a day, but if you choose instead to work 16 hours a day and apply for food stamps, you are a lazy-ass welfare queen.

The importation of cheap labor to drive wages down is, according to my Faith, a sin that cries to Heaven for revenge. I don’t know what to think other than that the border is not sealed and illegal aliens are not deported because commercial interests want the cheap labor, and politicians (America’s only native criminal class) are going along with them.

“All we need is the right person in the WH.”

I very much fear that if the right person — Governor Palin — were elected, the forces of evil would JFK her.

“And when Eisenhower shipped them home, he didn’t just deposit them across the border. He sent them down the coast. :-)”

Good old Ike. He was no MacArthur, but he was definitely smarter than the average bear. (I just wish it would turn out to be a lie that he was carrying on with his driver in London.)


1,490 posted on 05/30/2011 3:02:28 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: madmaximus

“Nixon,for all his faults”

Most of which were exaggerations, distortions, or inventions of the lamestream misleadia.

Is not to be forgetting that most capitalist running-dog Americans had no idea that the press, as they were then known, were America-hating agents of the Soviet Union. (See Walter Cronkite’s book.)


1,491 posted on 05/30/2011 3:07:54 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Arrowhead1952
Now, here is what I call a "ZOT KITTY"! LOL ...


1,492 posted on 05/30/2011 3:10:26 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: Arrowhead1952
HOW MANY DAMN TIMES DO I HAVE TO ZOT YOUR STUPID BUTT?!


1,493 posted on 05/30/2011 3:13:19 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: Markos33
THE ZOT MAN COMETH!


1,494 posted on 05/30/2011 3:16:31 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: dsc
I can agree and relate to a lot of your post.

As to cheap labor, there have ALWAYS been untrained workers that will take the jobs the illegals vacate. I knew a local that was picking with the Mexicans. They threatened him and he laughed at them. Then he started having "accidents". He left. They will NOT allow Americans to work those jobs.

I can relate to companies that used to be "family" and cared about employees. Not anymore.

I think Palin is a smart cookie and would know she's a target. Any conservative that wins would know they are a target.

Never heard any gossip about Ike. Was just never interested. There are always stories/whispers about strong, moral Presidents. It's the liberal way.

1,495 posted on 05/30/2011 3:17:49 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: TheOldLady

I got one from “omaha12a” or something stupid like that.


1,496 posted on 05/30/2011 3:21:33 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: dynachrome

Ya think the little tard is from Nebraska ‘ r something? My last set of drivels were from a “ Omahaneb” or something like that.

NO imagination! THAT deserves a zot!


1,497 posted on 05/30/2011 3:48:54 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!)
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To: LUV W

Seems like a really stupid DUmmie who only changes one or two numbers / letters in its screen name.


1,498 posted on 05/30/2011 3:50:46 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back.)
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To: TCH
Now, here is what I call a "ZOT KITTY"! LOL ...

She can come to FR any time she wants for the ZOT parties.

1,499 posted on 05/30/2011 3:55:26 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Very boring, doncha think? :)


1,500 posted on 05/30/2011 4:00:28 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!)
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