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And We Should Hate Newt Gingrich for This?
http://www.redstate.com/erick/2012/01/26/and-we-should-hate-newt-gingrich-for-this/ ^ | 1-26-2012 | Erick Erickson

Posted on 01/27/2012 5:31:23 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather

All the members of the Republican Party who have been complicit and collaborative in the destruction of our nation in the past few decades always talking about smaller government while never fighting against the tide of creeping socialism have now come out against Newt Gingrich.

Yesterday, at National Review, Elliot Abrams attacked Newt Gingrich for attacking Ronald Reagan from the right.

Today, it is Bob Dole’s turn.

Bob Dole, you will remember from George Stephanoupolos’s memoir of his time in Clinton’s White House, totally cut the legs out from under Newt Gingrich and House Republicans during the government shut down. According to the Democrats, they were within twenty-four hours of caving to the House Republicans’ demands, but Bob Dole surprised them all by caving first.

(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: bobdole; dole; establishment; gingrich; hate; newt; sourcetitlenoturl
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1 posted on 01/27/2012 5:31:30 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Bob Dole, you will remember from George Stephanoupolos’s memoir of his time in Clinton’s White House, totally cut the legs out from under Newt Gingrich and House Republicans

Sound familiar?? Mitch McConnell? Debt ceiling deal? Payroll tax cut deal?

The next majority or minority leader of the senate needs to be a real conservative!


2 posted on 01/27/2012 5:37:17 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Newts win in South Carolina was like taking a stick to a Hornet’s nest.

If we can judge a man by his enemies, I kinda like Newt.

He has the right enemies, RINO’s ,leftists,those who dislike the Constitution, and Romneybots.


3 posted on 01/27/2012 5:43:13 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

BINGO!


4 posted on 01/27/2012 5:45:39 AM PST by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: sheikdetailfeather

There has been so many postings about Newt, but wasn’t Erick Erickson jabbing Newt as well?


5 posted on 01/27/2012 5:50:34 AM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Venturer

I like your line of thinking! I am working on going down into Florida to do a little roadside missionary work ;) May I borrow that train of thought for my sign?

May God guide our course.
Tatt


6 posted on 01/27/2012 5:52:49 AM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

More disgusting is that Rush Limbaugh is anti-Newt. He affects to be “shocked” at the information he’s hearing about Newt, and says Nancy Reagan wouldn’t have said what she did, had she known.

Santorum’s contact info is here:
http://www.ricksantorum.com/contact-us

Please consider contacting him and urging him to drop out now while it can still avert a Romney coronation. Santorum won’t win; he can only make Newt lose.


7 posted on 01/27/2012 5:56:45 AM PST by Lady Lucky (A tea party in name only is worse than no tea party at all.)
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To: Venturer
"Newts win in South Carolina was like taking a stick to a Hornet’s nest. If we can judge a man by his enemies, I kinda like Newt. He has the right enemies, RINO’s ,leftists,those who dislike the Constitution, and Romneybots.

BTTT! He also has the right friends:

Palin: establishment trying to "crucify" Newt
byPhilip Klein Senior Editorial Writer

[] Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, in a pre-recorded interview with Fox Business Network to air tonight, said the establishment was trying to "crucify" Newt Gingrich in the Republican presidential race.

In an interview to air on Stossel at 10 p.m., Palin also says she sympathized with Ron Paul and defended his record on domestic issues, though she expressed differences with his foreign policy views.

Here's some advanced excerpts of the interview:

On whether she is sympathetic toward Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-TX):

“I sure am….he is not the only one vilified, though, look at Newt Gingrich, what’s going on with him, via the establishment’s attacks. They’re trying to crucify this man and rewrite history, and rewrite what it is that he has stood for all these years. It’s not just Ron Paul. I believe it is also Newt Gingrich that the establishment, that the liberal media, certainly that the progressives and Democrats don’t like.”

On her concerns about Ron Paul’s foreign policy stance:

“I still sense his desire to be more of an isolated country and not be as aware and active on the international scene when it comes to protecting our allies like Israel and doing all we can. However, on the domestic front, he has been the only one who has been so adamantly passionate about doing something about the suffocating debt, about reigning in government growth, and slashing budgets. I respect that. I appreciate it. His austerity measures that he wants to see Congress adopt in order to reign in government and let the private sector actually grow and thrive and hire more people are absolutely spot on.”

8 posted on 01/27/2012 5:57:53 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: cotton1706

Elizabeth Dole was a Democrat before she married Bob; Bob considered becoming a Democrat in Russell, KS, after the war but went Republican because he wanted to run for local office. Maybe they are still Democrats at heart.


9 posted on 01/27/2012 5:58:54 AM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum in the unlikely event he is still on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Eliot Abrams is a liar. Newt was not attacking Reagan or Reaganism which he defended in the same interview. He was saying that Bush Sr. shouldn't run on Reaganism as he (Newt) was afraid that he would lose because new, different ideas would capture the imaginations of Americans.

Frankly, considering what people seem to think is important nowadays (i.e., sports, American Idol, the Kardashians, etc.), I think Newt was right.

Bob Dole is a professional sell-out who sold his power and position in the Senate to anyone who would finance him. Being blown up during WWII and surviving is remarkable, but it doesn't make him a moral giant or an honest public servant.

10 posted on 01/27/2012 5:59:49 AM PST by Dr. Thorne (Fall on your knees before Christ, your only salvation!)
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

He was originally for Perry but now said he definitely can vote for Newt. He does not try to jab Newt but he does analyze the state of the election very honestly. He did a great job defending Newt yesterday on the Neal Boortz show and I was hoping he would put it in writing so I went to look for it and here it is!


11 posted on 01/27/2012 5:59:51 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather (It's a Newtiful Day today!)
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To: thesearethetimes...

If you are passing out any pro Newt material (Like computer generated labels with pro Newt linka on them) frmail me.


12 posted on 01/27/2012 6:00:57 AM PST by hoosiermama
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To: cotton1706

People in KY believe in McC, but more importantly so do his fellow senators. I don’t think any of the senators are really reliable conservatives, maybe the junior senator in UT? Can someone name even one other? Coburn is kind of erratic and was staunchly McPain-oriented.


13 posted on 01/27/2012 6:04:01 AM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum in the unlikely event he is still on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I lived in Gingrich’s district during this time.

This story line that Gingrich hated Reagan is the exact OPPOSITE of what I remember from that time.

This accusation is made up out of whole cloth. It appears that took a statement out of context to create a lie.

On the other hand, there are volumes of Romney statements where he is saying he doesn’t support Reagan.


14 posted on 01/27/2012 6:04:09 AM PST by Brookhaven (Mitt Romney has been consistent since he changed his mind.)
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To: Lady Lucky

: / Something tells me that Santorum will not be the patriot that Governor Perry was, but I will try to appeal to his love of this country...

May God grant us strength, wisdom and courage.
Tatt


15 posted on 01/27/2012 6:05:22 AM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Dr. Thorne

Why do you suppose that so many of those WWII heroes turned out to be political sell-outs? The list is endless. One theory is that they wished to avoid war for their sons and did whatever might not even work in a vain bid to prevent entry into another war. Now they “go to war” at the drop of a hat but don’t mean it. Only the military families pay. Such is the legacy too of the uninformed American voters.


16 posted on 01/27/2012 6:06:37 AM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum in the unlikely event he is still on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

thanks to the Rockefeller Republicans

Romney surges to a 9 point lead on Newt in Florida

Quinnipiac poll

38% to 29%

with help from Santorum who is in LAST place with 12%

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0112/72074.html


17 posted on 01/27/2012 6:07:35 AM PST by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: thesearethetimes...

Don’t you imagine Santorum is expecting Newt to self-destruct, and he wants to still be in the race in a vain bid to re-group.


18 posted on 01/27/2012 6:08:10 AM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum in the unlikely event he is still on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: hoosiermama

I wish I was that good : / I am strictly a handwritten stand on the side of the road and wave girl, sheepish look.

Tatt


19 posted on 01/27/2012 6:08:36 AM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Lib-Lickers 2

Thanks Rick. You can’t win but you can help Newt lose.


20 posted on 01/27/2012 6:10:21 AM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA/PIPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: Theodore R.

Yep.

: /

May God bring strength to each of us.
Tatt


21 posted on 01/27/2012 6:11:09 AM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Dr. Thorne
Bob Dole is a professional sell-out who sold his power and position in the Senate to anyone who would finance him.

Oddly, I understand that Phyllis Dole like Jackie Gingrich and Carol McCain still supported their ex-es in their political bids. They used to day John Jay was a sell-out with his Jay's Treaty too. Another thing about Dole, the Ford people cut him off in 1976 when he talked about "Democrat wars in this century." Bad move on Bob's part

22 posted on 01/27/2012 6:12:41 AM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for Santorum in the unlikely event he is still on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: Lib-Lickers 2

too bad we conservatives won’t go to the mat for our cause like the Romney establishment people have for theirs.. no Santorum drop out and endorsement.. no Sarah Palin endorsement and campaign for Newt in Florida.. when Romney was against the wall ALL the guns and endorsements came to bear on Newt and did all our guns come out?.. not even close

we almost deserve what’s coming


23 posted on 01/27/2012 6:13:16 AM PST by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: Theodore R.

“Don’t you imagine Santorum is expecting Newt to self-destruct, and he wants to still be in the race in a vain bid to re-group.”

He doesn’t really have much of a campaign organization. You can’t win just by hopping on planes to catch the next debate. After Perry dropped out, Newt is the only one left who has a chance and even that isn’t guaranteed.


24 posted on 01/27/2012 6:13:39 AM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA/PIPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: Lady Lucky

At first I did not know where Rush was coming from talking about all of these attacks on Newt but he was trying to tell us that Nancy Reagan already knew who Newt was and all of this disinformation dump is just that.


25 posted on 01/27/2012 6:14:13 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather (It's a Newtiful Day today!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Bob Dole who knows exactly the truth behind the so called fine Newt paid comes out and uses it against him

Shows that Dole has no integrity what soever

And if anybody was against Reagan it was Romney and there are ample quotes and video to prove it

Dole is a pathetic case
Schilling for Viagra was his high point


26 posted on 01/27/2012 6:15:07 AM PST by uncbob
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To: Lib-Lickers 2

“too bad we conservatives won’t go to the mat for our cause like the Romney establishment people have for theirs.. no Santorum drop out and endorsement.. no Sarah Palin endorsement and campaign for Newt in Florida.. when Romney was against the wall ALL the guns and endorsements came to bear on Newt and did all our guns come out?.. not even close”

Guns.
Romney is for an assault weapons ban so I guess those conservatives don’t really care about their guns.


27 posted on 01/27/2012 6:16:06 AM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA/PIPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: Theodore R.

The powers that be do all they can to prevent real conservatives from getting in the senate. And even if one or two get there anyway, they are quickly co-opted.

I’d call DeMint, Lee, Johnson from WI and Rubio as solid. The rest are party schills who will go along with the moderates/democrats.


28 posted on 01/27/2012 6:17:21 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: Lady Lucky

Limbaugh defends Newt: Coordinated Avalanche Against Newt Doesn’t Match My Memory of Reagan Years

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2838305/posts


29 posted on 01/27/2012 6:17:34 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather (It's a Newtiful Day today!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

One has to wonder if the election of Romney and his RINO cohorts would be any better than Bam. Cohorts as Rove, Dole, Bill Crystal, Charley Crist, Krauthammer, McCain et. al. Romney with his off shore bank accounts, 3 mill in taxes for making 22 mill, Romneycare, for abortion before being against it, against guns before being for it,making money off freddie mae and freddie mac, running off to Paris during Viet Nam claiming to be a missionary. Romney as POTUS......pass the barf bags and gas masks.


30 posted on 01/27/2012 6:19:40 AM PST by kenmcg (How)
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To: uncbob

I really hated Dole when he went out against Forbes. Romney too. Yes I remember the ad and was sick of Romney even back then because I actually saw the original in the NY Times!


31 posted on 01/27/2012 6:19:51 AM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA/PIPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: Dr. Thorne
Being blown up during WWII and surviving is remarkable, but it doesn't make him a moral giant or an honest public servant.

Big difference between physical courage and political courage and integrity

Dole lacks the last two
32 posted on 01/27/2012 6:20:00 AM PST by uncbob
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To: uncbob

The “it’s my turn, I deserved it” mentality. Not the mentality of most who were part of the greatest generation.


33 posted on 01/27/2012 6:22:34 AM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA/PIPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: Venturer
If we can judge a man by his enemies, I kinda like Newt. He has the right enemies, RINO’s ,leftists,those who dislike the Constitution, and Romneybots.

Agreed. The more he is attacked by the Establishment, the more I like him, just on that basis.

34 posted on 01/27/2012 6:24:55 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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To: cotton1706

Dole and McConnell are BOTH vile Serbophobes!!!!

“Ordinary” Americans need to learn—if they’re against Serbian Orthodox Christians, they’re against American Christians, too.

OUT with all Serbophobic politicians, media, and “human rightser” groups!!!!


35 posted on 01/27/2012 6:25:19 AM PST by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: Theodore R.

Santorum’s situation right now is the exact description of a campaign that has already self destructed.. 4th place out of 4 and no money.... you can’t get more pathetic than that

the guy barely won a pot luck supper straw poll weeks ago and he’s waiting for Gingrich to walk away and hand it to him to regroup?.. is Gingrich supposed to drop out in June and say here Rick take my delegates I self destructed.. oh by the way Romney has more than enough delegates for victory maybe he’ll give you some of his so you can regroup?

that’s just crazy talk


36 posted on 01/27/2012 6:25:26 AM PST by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Really makes you wonder what might have happened if Ford, Dole, Bush I, Bush II, McCain and Romney had gone after their Democrat opponents as hard and energetically as they have gone after the members of their own party.

Chrissakes! Dole was a frickin pitbull when he was running for VP against Carter-Mondale, then he turned into Casper Milquetoast for the rest of his career.

37 posted on 01/27/2012 6:26:01 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Lady Lucky; Jim Robinson
More disgusting is that Rush Limbaugh is anti-Newt.

Apparently you missed Jim Rob's post yesterday that showed Rush was not attacking Newt.

You should have read the entire transcript to undertand the full impact of what Rush was saying. I listened to Rush yesterday and in no way did I come away thinking he was going after Newt.

"Long read, but Rush Limbaugh defends Newt!!" #34 posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012 3:21:11 PM by Jim Robinson

This is post #34 on that thread. I think you'll find the thread informative.

38 posted on 01/27/2012 6:30:23 AM PST by CAluvdubya (My preferred taglines are not in the running...)
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To: thesearethetimes...

Be my guest.

My best wish’s for a successful trip.


39 posted on 01/27/2012 6:34:51 AM PST by Venturer
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To: sheikdetailfeather

GMTA! :)


40 posted on 01/27/2012 6:37:24 AM PST by CAluvdubya (My preferred taglines are not in the running...)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Thanks for clarifying.


41 posted on 01/27/2012 6:39:36 AM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: CAluvdubya

If you or anyone else thinks Rush is pro-Newt, there’s not much I can say, and I’m too busy to lift quotes. If there’s an audio around and I come across it, I’ll post it.


42 posted on 01/27/2012 6:40:00 AM PST by Lady Lucky (A tea party in name only is worse than no tea party at all.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

RINOs frantically struggling to perpetuate the RINO party at any cost, even if it means permitting the GREAT IMPOSTER to be reelected. Get your head out, morons!


43 posted on 01/27/2012 6:40:32 AM PST by arrdon (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Thanks, but I’ve been listening to Rush for a long, long time. I don’t misunderstand him.


44 posted on 01/27/2012 6:42:44 AM PST by Lady Lucky (A tea party in name only is worse than no tea party at all.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Bob Dole is why I'm not a republican now.

Bush the elder made me doubt the party and Dole vs Clinton convinced me my doubt was well founded.

After the Dole's latest hatchet job, I am more convinced than ever before that Newt should be the nominee.

45 posted on 01/27/2012 6:44:56 AM PST by GBA (Natural Born American)
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To: Lady Lucky
If you or anyone else thinks Rush is pro-Newt, there’s not much I can say, and I’m too busy to lift quotes.

Two posters on this thread alone have directed you to the same thread that shows that Rush was NOT attacking Newt yesterday.

If you don't "have time" to research/understand what you're talking about, then don't make ill-informed comments.

46 posted on 01/27/2012 6:48:33 AM PST by CAluvdubya (My preferred taglines are not in the running...)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Limbaugh defends Newt: Coordinated Avalanche Against Newt Doesn’t Match My Memory of Reagan Years

Michael Reagan also endorsed Newt after this.

47 posted on 01/27/2012 6:51:12 AM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Honorary Serb

I drank a lot of the official kool-aid at that time and I regret how slow I was coming around. Fortunately, several posters here have shown me the errors in my previous thinking.


48 posted on 01/27/2012 6:53:46 AM PST by GBA (Natural Born American)
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To: ari-freedom
Thanks Rick. You can’t win but you can help Newt lose.

Rick's goal here: If he can cause Newt to lose, then Rick will end up being a heart-beat away from being the guy who loses to Obama in November.

49 posted on 01/27/2012 6:58:10 AM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: cotton1706
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7170/6770947545_4cd53a8665_m.jpg

50 posted on 01/27/2012 7:05:39 AM PST by wolficatZ (:"TV is king, you're my everything..")
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