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Posted on 01/03/2012 11:06:46 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron

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To: NTegraT

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51 posted on 01/03/2012 12:39:43 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

Oops, English is tricky. Sorry for that image.


52 posted on 01/03/2012 12:42:01 PM PST by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid)
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To: All

FYI - The Ghostery add-on to Firefox will block the poll.


53 posted on 01/03/2012 12:42:26 PM PST by IamConservative ("The ability to speak eloquently is not to be confused with having something to say." - MP Hart)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

note the name, “dubie” or “doobie”


54 posted on 01/03/2012 12:42:34 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: IamConservative

As well as Ghostery on Safari.


55 posted on 01/03/2012 12:44:43 PM PST by NTegraT (Deep in the Heart of Texas)
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To: All

This poll means nothing. It very easily allows you to vote multiple times.


56 posted on 01/03/2012 12:50:24 PM PST by Bailee
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To: Bailee

Try it again and see if you don’t get this at the top:

Thank you, we have already counted your vote.


57 posted on 01/03/2012 12:52:16 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: Bailee

Plus it is so easy to vote many times over. No wonder the Ron Paul mixed nuts are having a field day.


58 posted on 01/03/2012 12:52:42 PM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Yaelle

Me too.


59 posted on 01/03/2012 12:54:54 PM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I voted for Paul just for the fun of it.


60 posted on 01/03/2012 12:56:47 PM PST by PjhCPA (The term RINO implies most Republicans are conservative...and that's a joke.)
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To: luckybogey
You must have a way to spam Drudge or change your IP address for each vote.

You just vote, delete the drudgereport cookie, go back to Drudge, vote again, delete the cookie, rinse and repeat. You could vote however many times you are willing to sit there and do that. Paulbots tend to be dedicated to this sort of spam activity, which is why he does so well in unscientific online polls. He also has fans on 4chan and places like that where the population do nothing but sit on a computer all day looking at porn and causing trouble.

These kind of polls are 100% entirely worthless. They literally mean nothing. Drudge no doubt runs them for the same reason most media do, to drive traffic to the website.

61 posted on 01/03/2012 12:58:03 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: Las Vegas Ron

And PS...I’m not a Paul supporter by any stretch, but those who think all Paulbots are dope smoking idiots better think again. Your gross generalizations may be funny in your mind but I think you are wrong. There aren’t that many dope smokers in Iowa to give him those poll numbers.

I also find it humerous that a bunch of people who spend lots of time checking out FR are making fun of Paulbots for spending lots of time on the computer.

And before you ask...I’m voting for ANYONE but Obama.


62 posted on 01/03/2012 1:02:38 PM PST by PjhCPA (The term RINO implies most Republicans are conservative...and that's a joke.)
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To: McGruff

Can somebody post a live thread for this and put it in Breaking News? This is exciting stuff. I just voted for Ron Paul because it seems that everybody else is and I want to go along with the crowd. Can somebody post a tutorial on how to reset my cookie so I can go vote for Ron Paul again?


63 posted on 01/03/2012 1:03:45 PM PST by SamAdams76 (I am 34 days away from outliving Marty Feldman)
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To: carmody

Newt’s definitely the best beast to beat back Barack. I still don’t understand why anyone thinks we DON’T need a “bomb-thrower” to take on Hussein, unless of course they’re an effete country club type. We must fight terror with terror. You don’t bring a knife to a gunfight. Obama has a glass jaw and we need a man with the cajones to swing hard and smash it.


64 posted on 01/03/2012 1:06:03 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Obama in 2012!)
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To: PjhCPA

I’ve never denied that Paul has a broad coalition of drug users, anti-Semites, racists, 911-truthers, anti-war hippies, anarchists, Occupy Wall Streeters, Democrats, leftists, etc.


65 posted on 01/03/2012 1:08:12 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Obama in 2012!)
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To: Longbow1969
These kind of polls are 100% entirely worthless.

Well, yeah, the only poll that counts is the one at the ballot box (at least so far, hopefully)

We're just having a little fun here, btw, these polls do have a small influence with perceptions of non political junkies. Not everyone is like us here on FR.

Sad but true.

66 posted on 01/03/2012 1:10:18 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Here is the thing. People are scared to vote for Ron Paul. Why? Because voting for Romney, Perry, Gingrich, et al. is like voting at Burger King. You can have any variety of Freedom as long as it is what is on the “Menu”. Is that truly how you want to live your lives? Choosing from the “acceptable” choices?

A vote for Ron Paul includes one additional item, the responsibility that comes with Freedom. People are conditioned to assume that their failures will be cushioned by .gov.

As to the “Homeschooling” comment - that refers back to a previous thread on how “Homeschoolers” are out in force for Ron Paul. Must have gotten eaten in the wash.

Seriously - If Ron Paul were the Republican Choice @ a National Level - would all the “haters” vote for Obama?


67 posted on 01/03/2012 1:10:25 PM PST by NoNAIS (Yet another Government program not needed.)
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To: PjhCPA
but those who think all Paulbots are dope smoking idiots better think again.,p>I've never suggested that, are you projecting?

I've met my share of Paultards, they're with out a doubt a strange group.

I never said all and there are exceptions to every rule.

Why so defensive?

I happen to think Paul is right on a couple of things economic, his stances otherwise are completely maniacal and dangerous, not to mention indefensible.

68 posted on 01/03/2012 1:17:02 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: NoNAIS
Seriously - If Ron Paul were the Republican Choice @ a National Level - would all the “haters” vote for Obama?

No, they, including my self, would vote third party. Of course, Paul will probably go indy if he doesn't get the GOP nod.

A vote for Paul guarantees Iran the tools to ignite this world on fire....with his blessings.

He is a fool, his supporters are fools.

If you think that he is going to "give" you back you freedoms, you're sadly mistaken.

Freedom is taken, not given, wise up.

69 posted on 01/03/2012 1:21:57 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: PjhCPA
I also find it humerous that a bunch of people who spend lots of time checking out FR are making fun of Paulbots for spending lots of time on the computer.

The difference is Paul has a large contingent of younger, techie almost cult-like followers who understand how to do things like delete cookies and write macros to spam vote in polls like this. In general, most folks on FR are simply not going to be as good at that sort of thing as kids on 4chan or reddit. For a lot of these younger people, supporting Ron Paul is sort of part of their online rebellion.

70 posted on 01/03/2012 1:22:50 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: SamAdams76
Can somebody post a tutorial on how to reset my cookie so I can go vote for Ron Paul again?

If you were a real Ron Paul Spambot you'd know how to do that. They won't let you into the clubhouse if you don't.

71 posted on 01/03/2012 1:28:06 PM PST by McGruff (Hold the House, retake the Senate.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Freedom is taken, not given, wise up.


Okay. Interesting approach. As I once told my teenage daughter who was yelling “I want to be given my Freedom!” I pointed out she was born with Freedom, it was her option to pick up the mantle and carry it forward. So it is for each of us (just my opinion).

I don’t expect anyone to “give” me anything. The goal is not to have an establishment Republican “grant” me the right to choose Freedom off the Menu. Looking at the policy of Perry, Romney, and Gingrich - that’s what we will get.

Considering Gary Johnson is the 3rd Party front runner at this point and that he has requested his supporters in Iowa get on board with Ron Paul - I suppose that would make sense.

“The cause of individual liberty and freedom is bigger and more important than any candidate or campaign,” Johnson said Saturday. “I am hopeful that in urging my supporters in Iowa to vote for Ron Paul in the coming caucuses, a victory for the principles we share can be won.”

Here : http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/31/johnson-urges-iowa-backers-to-caucus-for-paul/

At least you are thinking. My TIC comments aside, we need more of that.


72 posted on 01/03/2012 1:29:18 PM PST by NoNAIS (Yet another Government program not needed.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
Drudge is setting himself up to look like a fool.

DRUDGE CAUCUSES OPEN NOW
PAUL 30% ROMNEY 25% SANTORUM 17%

73 posted on 01/03/2012 1:29:56 PM PST by McGruff (Hold the House, retake the Senate.)
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To: Longbow1969
most folks on FR are simply not going to be as good at that sort of thing as kids on 4chan or reddit. For a lot of these younger people, supporting Ron Paul is sort of part of their online rebellion.

That's cuz FReepers, Conservatives, are hard working HONEST folks who work within the system.

Paultards, ows'ers and dems (I know, redundant) not so much.

74 posted on 01/03/2012 1:31:39 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

That’s cuz FReepers, Conservatives, are hard working HONEST folks who work within the system.

Paultards, ows’ers and dems (I know, redundant) not so much.


Blanket Statement with no back up/proof = BS no matter how you attempt to spin it.

Never mind. Sanity has left this thread.


75 posted on 01/03/2012 1:34:45 PM PST by NoNAIS (Yet another Government program not needed.)
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To: NoNAIS
Here is the thing. People are scared to vote for Ron Paul.

Yeah, because most people are sensible enough to know when to be afraid of a loony politician. Most people will never vote for Paul because of his insanely stupid foreign and defense policy views. Most conservatives are never going to support a man who thinks the traitor Bradley Manning is a hero and a patriot.

Seriously - If Ron Paul were the Republican Choice @ a National Level - would all the “haters” vote for Obama?

If that happened (and it won't), most will vote 3rd party. In general, I do not believe in 3rd party voting. For the most part I think it is a useless cop-out. However, in the case of Ron Paul versus Hussein, I might have to go 3rd party. The reason being is simple. Ron Paul will never get his domestic agenda passed. He will get nearly nothing done on that front. What Ron Paul actually could do is put in place his incredibly dangerous foreign and defense policies. Congress can't really stop much of what he wants to do on that front. So if we get Paul, we are likely to get the worst of Paul rather than the actual good stuff like his domestic and regulation cuts. All of this is just a mental exercise though. Ron Paul will never win the GOP nomination. He is just not even close to representative of most Republicans - which makes perfect sense considering the fact that Ron Paul is a libertarian and not a conservative.

76 posted on 01/03/2012 1:37:00 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: NoNAIS
Okay. Interesting approach. As I once told my teenage daughter who was yelling “I want to be given my Freedom!” I pointed out she was born with Freedom, it was her option to pick up the mantle and carry it forward. So it is for each of us (just my opinion).

Yes, our Constitution and Founding DOI recognize that, then instituted a Government to protect it. That is what makes us unique in the history of this world, however it had to be fought for and purchased in blood.

We have strayed so very far from those ideals, generations upon generations of corruption and power have yielded nothing but self serving narcissist who want a piece of it...including Paul. Unfortunately, I can't think of one institution that hasn't been corrupted, we have lost our way.

I don't know "what's in the water", but I do not believe any man who goes to Washington will have what it takes to implement what he tells the voters he is going to do, no matter how well intentioned. History has shown that quite clearly.

IMO, what it is going to take to reset this Country on it's chartered path is not going to happen via a "freedom giving politician".

77 posted on 01/03/2012 1:44:51 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: NoNAIS
Blanket Statement with no back up/proof = BS no matter how you attempt to spin it.,p>LOLOL...did you not see the poster earlier who was bragging about voting for Paul multiple time to skew the poll results? (Rode the lightning btw)

You deny that zombie supporters of Paul don't flock to public events to inflate his perception of support?

Spin that.

78 posted on 01/03/2012 1:48:35 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: NoNAIS
Sanity has left this thread.

How odd for a Paulbot to use the word sanity.

79 posted on 01/03/2012 1:52:05 PM PST by McGruff (Hold the House, retake the Senate.)
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To: PjhCPA; Admin Moderator
I voted for Paul just for the fun of it.

That must have been some fun.

80 posted on 01/03/2012 1:56:03 PM PST by Chunga (Ron Paul is a fruitcakey jackass.)
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To: NoNAIS; McGruff

Here’s your boy being supported by OWS yesterday....nice company to keep, eh?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2828238/posts


81 posted on 01/03/2012 2:02:33 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: Chunga

And you pinged the moderator why?


82 posted on 01/03/2012 2:18:36 PM PST by PjhCPA (The term RINO implies most Republicans are conservative...and that's a joke.)
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To: Chunga

In fact it was. I love to tweak. It’s a meaningless online poll why not have some fun?


83 posted on 01/03/2012 2:26:58 PM PST by PjhCPA (The term RINO implies most Republicans are conservative...and that's a joke.)
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To: Longbow1969
He is just not even close to representative of most Republicans

Neither was McCain.

84 posted on 01/03/2012 2:37:44 PM PST by justlittleoleme
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To: Longbow1969

Thanks. Duh, I didn’t think about simply deleting the cookie.


85 posted on 01/03/2012 2:48:15 PM PST by luckybogey
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To: Las Vegas Ron

So - because you call me a “Paulbot” you make the assumption that I voted more than once? As to the “zombie supporters”, I’m not involved in Stereotypes.

Stereotypes don’t work with me. In the end, we each will do what is necessary to find our own way.


86 posted on 01/03/2012 2:50:08 PM PST by NoNAIS (Yet another Government program not needed.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I don’t know “what’s in the water”, but I do not believe any man who goes to Washington will have what it takes to implement what he tells the voters he is going to do, no matter how well intentioned. History has shown that quite clearly.

IMO, what it is going to take to reset this Country on it’s chartered path is not going to happen via a “freedom giving politician”.


I agree.

Again - I don’t believe in the power of the State to grant me “Freedom” - Ron Paul or not. He’d likely slow the tide, but certainly couldn’t deliver on all of his promises. Then again - neither could any of them.

We’ve lost our way over the years of infighting. There is no one Person who can change this. I am aware of that.

I refuse to vote for Romney after his debacle in NH. Perry is not much better. Gingrich apparently helped Al Gore create the Internet while saving helpless puppies in the road (according to his version).

Thanks for the commentary and consideration.


87 posted on 01/03/2012 2:55:01 PM PST by NoNAIS (Yet another Government program not needed.)
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To: dubie; Las Vegas Ron; darkwing104; 50mm; stephenjohnbanker; SunkenCiv; humblegunner; Allegra; ...


So long, dubie (Posting History)

Hat Tip to Las Vegas Ron

Annoying Paulistinian tugs on SuperJim's cape, ends up in the Viking Kitty slop bucket, smoking, burnt, and bloody





Only a maniac would support a maniac - think about it


Thank you JoeProBono

FReepmail TheOldLady to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.

88 posted on 01/03/2012 2:55:24 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: NoNAIS
So - because you call me a “Paulbot” you make the assumption that I voted more than once? As to the “zombie supporters”, I’m not involved in Stereotypes.

LOL, I did not accuse you of anything, I asked if you noted the mentioned poster...nor did I imply you're a zombie.

Are you delusional or reading comprehension challenged?

89 posted on 01/03/2012 2:55:56 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

“It is unclear if these attendees were in fact “Occupy” protesters, Paul supporters who wanted to creatively vocalize their support, or both. In the early days of the Occupy Wall Street protests, Paul supporters were notable participants.”

http://dailycaller.com/2012/01/03/apparent-occupy-protesters-greet-paul-at-event-shouting-compliments-video/#ixzz1iRE5zWnt


“Thank you, Dr. Paul, thank you for opposing the indefinite detention of Americans!” they shouted.”

**And you are against that sentiment?

“Thank you for opposing the Wall Street bailouts!” they added.”

** And you are against that sentiment?

They are apparently not of the same OWS ilk who have been protesting @ Ron Paul’s office:

“On Thursday, five Occupy Des Moines protesters were arrested at a Paul campaign office in Iowa. They were protesting his plans to cut the Environmental Protection Agency.”


With the MSM reporting the points that they want to put forward, it’s hard to figure out who has done what. Like I said before, in the end we’ll find our way.

Until then I suppose it’s popcorn time. Watch the Bread and Circus Act.


90 posted on 01/03/2012 3:01:15 PM PST by NoNAIS (Yet another Government program not needed.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I think it’s one guy with some kind of random IT address creating router!

But this poll is open to vote more than once.


91 posted on 01/03/2012 3:06:17 PM PST by Fledermaus (It's now clear the GOP establishment is uncapable of governing and should resign.)
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To: TheOldLady

Ooooh, far out graphic!

Perfect for a Paultard Zot!


92 posted on 01/03/2012 3:12:49 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: NoNAIS
I guess you missed my post earlier that stated I agree with Paul on a few issues...bail outs and indefinate detention being among them.

However, If I had OWS freaks joining me I would quickly denounce them, Paul embraces them just like he does with Code Pink.

You're known by the company you keep, yes?

93 posted on 01/03/2012 3:19:10 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: TheOldLady

A technicolor take-off! Very cool!


94 posted on 01/03/2012 3:24:37 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Thanks. I came across a site using Bing that had dozens of fractal images. It was great.


95 posted on 01/03/2012 3:34:53 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: TheOldLady
Iowa? I know some people there. Nice people.

It means sqwat in the big picture. Tired of it already.

Want proof it means nothing? Name one major league team in any sport.

96 posted on 01/03/2012 3:43:04 PM PST by AGreatPer (Obama has NEVER given a speech where he did not lie!!!)
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To: TheOldLady

As someone on a thread yesterday suggested, I’m donating a dollar to the Freepathon every time a Paultard gets zotted.

Such a feeling of elation to donate these dollars as I’m sure they will stack up.

Anyone else willing to donate a dollar for every Paultard zot?


97 posted on 01/03/2012 3:53:02 PM PST by Marcella (Newt will smash Hussein in debates. Newt needs money.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

OMG...BUMP AGAINST RONPAULBOTS


98 posted on 01/03/2012 4:00:07 PM PST by Fawn (No one's perfect.)
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To: Marcella
I would, but I'm sponsoring new monthly donors. And throwing in a little bit extra as well, but I think that's a great idea. Do you have a list of participants yet? Or is someone else holding it?

Someone has to get that started. Who were the FReepers who were talking about that yesterday? I wish I'd paid more attention, but I knew that I couldn't join the group, being overextended elsewhere.
99 posted on 01/03/2012 4:01:45 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: dubie

Thanks....so now I can see that his count is at least 3 times what it actually is....when you nuts cheat. Just like a democrat....


100 posted on 01/03/2012 4:05:48 PM PST by Fawn (No one's perfect.)
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