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FR, the pro-God "purist" site that RINOs love to hate
Aug 14, 2012 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 08/14/2012 1:53:35 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

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1 posted on 08/14/2012 1:53:40 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

Well, this ought to be interesting.


2 posted on 08/14/2012 1:57:32 PM PDT by TonyInOhio (Gonna put y'all back in chains. Stand up for Chuck!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thank you Boss and God Bless!!!!!!


3 posted on 08/14/2012 1:58:09 PM PDT by Clyde5445
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To: Jim Robinson

way to go, Jim.


4 posted on 08/14/2012 2:00:39 PM PDT by brivette
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To: Jim Robinson
Every friggin election, Jim. Every time they say that FR is going to die an ingnomious death. Every election.

Looks like you are still here.

Keep up the good fight, and thank you.

/johnny

5 posted on 08/14/2012 2:01:01 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Jim Robinson

Okay.


6 posted on 08/14/2012 2:01:59 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Jim Robinson

Count me as a purist too.

I will not vote for either candidate. It’s not a change. It’s not my values.


7 posted on 08/14/2012 2:02:20 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Jim Robinson

These fringers are obsessed with you and FR, Jim.


8 posted on 08/14/2012 2:03:31 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Tell the 52,000 mormon missionaries to stop going worldwide proclaiming Christianity to be false.)
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To: Jim Robinson

“This post from FReeper “Leep” “

I have never heard of this clown. Was this a troll?


9 posted on 08/14/2012 2:05:35 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Jim Robinson
I'm comfortable voting for Ryan and against Obama but I've never found it helpful to castigate those who cannot do so in good conscience. (For one thing, it's not good practice as a Christian to encourage people to violate their conscience!)

My take is pretty simple:

If you can handle supporting Romney/Ryan, do so-

If not, work to support conservative candidates in other races, as JimRob is doing

10 posted on 08/14/2012 2:06:29 PM PDT by Skulllspitter
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To: Jim Robinson

That purist label is a lie anyway. Conservatives are the ones who have repeatedly compromised for moderates only to be stabbed in the back. Guys like McCain and Graham wouldn’t be where they are if conservatives hadn’t compromised for them and in return conservatives have been repeatedly screwed.

In contrast, George Romney stomped off to pout and refused to endorse or support Barry Goldwater when he won the nomination in 1964.

The purists are the moderates who reserve their compromise for their friends on the left.


11 posted on 08/14/2012 2:09:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Jim Robinson

His “screed” makes me like FreeRepublic more.


12 posted on 08/14/2012 2:10:43 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: cripplecreek

“In contrast, George Romney stomped off to pout and refused to endorse or support Barry Goldwater when he won the nomination in 1964.”

Reminds me of how they acted when various TEA party candidates knocked off RINOs in primaries.


13 posted on 08/14/2012 2:12:33 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Long live FR. You, Drudge, and Instapundit are my news sources. Period.

Consequently, I receive relevant news sooner and with far less distortion and omissions than from the MSM.

As for RINOs, may they rest at the bottom of the same sewage tank as the Obamadork and his West Wing Clown Show of Felon/Cretins.

Oh, and RINOmney is still a dork...although I will have to hold my nose and vote for him.

Any way we can drop the vapid dork and get Ryan to the top spot?


14 posted on 08/14/2012 2:13:28 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Jim Robinson
You're taking flak so you are still over the target.

The GOP is a disgrace to our Country and way of life. They pretend to be conservative but are nothing more than Democrats hiding behind a veil of limp talk. They have the same values as the Dems since they fully believe the citizens are too ignorant to run their own lives and need to be subjugated to the GOP elite whims.

15 posted on 08/14/2012 2:15:26 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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I’m with you, Jim. Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!


16 posted on 08/14/2012 2:15:46 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: Jim Robinson
I will be voting to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!

Ryan Paul is a near-perfect T.E.A. Party candidate and would be a heartbeat away from the presidency if elected.

Could even position him for his own presidential run.

I enjoy and support FR, so I'll try not to get the boot after all these years.

My priority is the defeat of Obama.

17 posted on 08/14/2012 2:16:35 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Jim Robinson

WTF is a RINO these days anyway? The Republican Party has moved Left. That’s a true fact. Why are they doing this? It’s simple. For the past 30 years, industry and government have worked together to ship all the manufacturing jobs out of this country, so a hard-working high school graduate has almost no chance of success.

Then, they conspired to make us all get a degree so we could get a job and now that just gets you in the door for a minimum wage job that a teenager could do in 1975.

If we lived in Conservative Utopia, where would everyone work? The jobs are never coming back. The business owners aren’t going to bring them back and the consumers aren’t willing to pay the high prices for domestic content. Business owners keep demanding more and more work from less and less employees for less money each day, yet they pay the same taxes they paid under Bush (so far). We’ve turned America into a nation for the wealthy elite and the welfare class. There is no room at the table for a working man.

Now, we could lower the standard of living so that our labor costs are low enough to lure jobs back to the US.

And that is EXACTLY what both parties are doing. We are going through a painful contraction of the economy that will end with a large number of Americans permanently on the dole and the rest working like galley slaves to live just a little better than those who live on government checks.

In addition to simply taking money out of our pockets to lower our living standard, they have indoctrinated two generations with global warming, unrealistic body images, and a lifestyle that is unhealthy so that those generations think that every day is armageddon.

Both parties are unwilling to grow the standard of living. They are partners in lowering it. They only differ in the methods and speed of decline.

And that is the big diference. Obama and the Progressive Left want to drive us into a third world lifestyle, raising up the multi-culti peoples as the standard. They want the white middle class punished for past successes in favor of the multi-cultis.

Romney and the Progressive Right want to drive us to European Socialism. That’s not a great place to be, but it gives us a chance of a standard of living that doesn’t include eating our pets.

The “greatest generation” is dying off fast and the Boomers will start dying off soon. Then, the children of the Cold War will die off. The generation after that has been prepared for the hopeless future and they are ready to live the urban survival lifestyle that the future will demand.

Its a bleak, dystopian future, but that’s the way it is. The Conservative is today’s true RINO because the political system has abandoned us as obsolete artifacts of the days of American Greatness. The political parties laugh at our naivete. If you are even a nominal Christian, place your faith in God and give up on the USA. It is dying and political system is feeding it poison as it struggles to live.


18 posted on 08/14/2012 2:16:40 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Jim Robinson; Colofornian; Elsie; svcw; Zakeet; Tennessee Nana; aMorePerfectUnion; Godzilla; ...
From the article: “This website considers the Mormon religion as false doctrine. Period.” It’s nearly impossible to cross the line on criticism of Mitt Romney’s Mormonism at a site where the proprietor dismisses the entire religion as a “false doctrine”.

There are going to be thousands of voters who are curious about mormonism....this is a good advertisement for FR as a site to gather information that is not just propaganda from Salt Lake City.

Welcome in advance, Truth-Seekers! When you get here, just do a site search for users Colofornian, Elsie, greyfoxx39, delacoert,reaganaut and zakeet as the FReepers who have posted much information on mormonism taken directly from the mormon/lds articles, doctrine and leaders. There are many other contributors, but many of the actual threads have been started by the above-named. These threads are providing sourced information on the history of Joseph Smith and the lds church, along with articles on the current state of the religion.

19 posted on 08/14/2012 2:21:20 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Tell the 52,000 mormon missionaries to stop going worldwide proclaiming Christianity to be false.)
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To: Jim Robinson

As I voted for Palin last time, I’m voting for Ryan this. I can’t sit back and vote for soetoro by not voting the GOP ticket. It may be unfortunate but it’s true.

That being said, I love FreeRepublic. God Bless the site and God Bless the overall work you do.


20 posted on 08/14/2012 2:22:06 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Bryanw92

Well, I’m not going along with any of that. If they want my vote, they can put Ryan or someone else at the top of the ticket at the convention. Otherwise, piss on ‘em.

I’ll stand firm for God, country and Liberty!! Socialists can KMA!!


21 posted on 08/14/2012 2:22:50 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jewbacca

Here in Michigan I voted for Clark Durant in the primary. He lost to Pete Hoekstra but I can support Hoekstra over Stabenow because Pete isn’t the bridge too far that Romney is.

Sure Hoekstra has some RINO tendencies but he’s well to the right of someone like McCain.


22 posted on 08/14/2012 2:23:19 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: greyfoxx39
These fringers are obsessed with you and FR, Jim.

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LOL! I'm a bit lacking in sleep today, and I thought your post was "These fingers are obsessed with you and FR, Jim"

I thought it was either very nice, or rather odd. Then I realized I needed a cup of very strong coffee! LOL!

23 posted on 08/14/2012 2:25:33 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jim Robinson

>>I’ll stand firm for God, country and Liberty!! Socialists can KMA!!

As I said, stand for God. The country and liberty are as good as gone. I’m voting for Romney/Ryan not because I think they’ll save the US, but because they might prolong the death until I’m gone. If we can get a few states to seceed and create a Christian nation, I will go there.


24 posted on 08/14/2012 2:27:53 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Jim Robinson

God bless you, Jim. God bless your family, too.


25 posted on 08/14/2012 2:28:33 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Thanks for speaking out again on this, Jim.

A liberal is a liberal whether there's an R or D after their name.

I doubt any Conservatives have left Free Republic but a lot of RINOs and libs have.

26 posted on 08/14/2012 2:30:08 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: Jim Robinson

I guess my pro-God, pro-life, pro-family, pro-small government, pro-gun, pro-liberty constitutional stance makes me a "purist" who must be hated and persecuted and run off the net even though my positions on these causes are exactly the same as the official Republican party platform.

That ... plus I'm willing to bet that your willingness to fight for these ideals ... combined with your non-compromising take no prisoners attitude ... causes the establishment RINO's to pee their pants more than just about anything else.

27 posted on 08/14/2012 2:30:42 PM PDT by Zakeet (If you don't like abortions, don't get one. If I don't like guns, we should ban them.)
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My doctor told me to get off FR and take a rest......I got a new doctor.


28 posted on 08/14/2012 2:30:50 PM PDT by roylene (Salvation the great Gift of Grace.)
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To: Skulllspitter; Jim Robinson

I am considering voting for Ryan as well - by writing him in as President.


29 posted on 08/14/2012 2:31:01 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I was ABR during the primaries.

I will be ABO now.

I’m glad Ryan is on the ticket.

I suspect that a sizeable majority of FReepers, all good conservatives, will vote the same way as me.

I respect those who don’t, though I think they err. That’s the way it goes.


30 posted on 08/14/2012 2:31:26 PM PDT by Larry Lucido (ABO 2012)
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Yep. It’s RINO season. Thin the herd.


31 posted on 08/14/2012 2:31:34 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Bryanw92

And I’m ready to pack my bags for Texas the moment they decide to secede from the United Socialist States of America!! God, bless TEXAS!!


32 posted on 08/14/2012 2:33:05 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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Jim...whenever someone takes a moral, principled stand, verses a pragmatic one, they will be persecuted for it. That just makes you a good guy!

IF someone calls me a “purist” for having a basic set of reasonable standards and sticking to them....then I know they are NOT truly conservative...they are only conveinently so.

You are taking a stand when all the others are selling out to Romney’s nonsense. They do this because of fear of Obama. Well, common sense tells one that you don’t fight wrong with wrong. Obama is wrong and Romney is wrong. We don’t have to sell folks on Obama being wrong....it is self evident. However, I find it extremely disturbing that folks cannot see that Romney does not meet minimal standards of acceptability. To vote for him would be to violate one’s personal standards of morality and ethics. At least for a sensible person...like you Jim.

Keep fighting the good fight!


33 posted on 08/14/2012 2:33:17 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: trisham

Ryan seals the deal for me. I will vote for RR. In the best of circumstances I can see Ryan leading on policy for 8 years of a Romney administration and then taking over for a further 8 years to complete reforms of Supreme Court and the whole DC establishment.
Withholding a vote is a vote for Obama. Voting “present” isn’t an option if you have a concern for the future of your country..If you can vote for Ryan in 2016 or 2020..then should vote for RR now.


34 posted on 08/14/2012 2:33:23 PM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: Zakeet

Hey, now how did you manage to get a photo of my new mobility powered zot device? That’s classified!


35 posted on 08/14/2012 2:35:10 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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but it is the one he's now plastering all over the net aided and abetted by his pal and anti-Palin RINO troll, EveningStar.

Oh my, that woman is such a pain!

He has corrected me on that by saying that I have met him, therefore I know he is male.

True, I have met him in person.

That didn't convince me though...heh

I remember when he was sycophanting the old anti-freeper site clown posse.

He was trying so hard to fit in, dissing FR and posting 'relevant' scat.

Even they saw that he was a weak fence sitter, and humiliated him to such a degree that he slunk back to FR, pretending to be part of this group.

OK decided to use my backspace key, lol don't need to go into the past sordid history of this sad woman anymore...but I am glad ES has been outed as a class one A anti-freeper finally.

It won't be long until the real hard case anti's send him packing again!

36 posted on 08/14/2012 2:36:57 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Oldexpat

“I can see Ryan leading on policy for 8 years of a Romney administration and then taking over for a further 8 years to complete reforms of Supreme Court and the whole DC establishment.”

That is NOT going to happen. Romney will be Romney, just like he was in MASS., and Ryan will just be window dressing and will have zero influence. Romney will surround himself with liberals and his Salt Lake City buddies.


37 posted on 08/14/2012 2:37:32 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Jim Robinson

If its not about values and beliefs, then what IS it about?
If its not about restoring America and returning to Christ, then what’s the point?

After the election is over, we still have to be able to live with what we’ve done and who we’ve become. I will vote Romney/Ryan, but we probably need to start thinking of a third party run for 2016.


38 posted on 08/14/2012 2:37:51 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Jim Robinson

Quietly, here in Tennessee, we are weeding the herd. Six of the candidates put up by the TEA Party, who did not live up to their promises, have been primaried out by candidates who we hope will do better. Who knows, Tennessee might join Texas once again if that secession becomes necessary.


39 posted on 08/14/2012 2:37:59 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: trisham

LOL @ “fingers” ;0)


40 posted on 08/14/2012 2:38:49 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Tell the 52,000 mormon missionaries to stop going worldwide proclaiming Christianity to be false.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Hey, now how did you manage to get a photo of my new mobility powered zot device? That’s classified!

Here's you some back up:

Photobucket

41 posted on 08/14/2012 2:40:20 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (If you fear Obama, you'll vote for Romney. If you fear God, you won't.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
After the election is over, we still have to be able to live with what we’ve done and who we’ve become.

That is why I cannot vote for Slick Romney. That would be a sin too far in my eyes.

42 posted on 08/14/2012 2:40:24 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Jim Robinson

When I was growing and developing my worldview and was all gung-ho for Reagan and the GOP, the topics were usually things like fighting the communist tide, a Balanced Budget Amendment, family values, term limits, strong defense, and the like. The GOP sure has devolved since then, and here we have a nominee who supported things from hairbrained cap-and-trade nonsense, socialized medicine, abortion and gay adoption, vocally expressed disdain for the Reagan era, and has had minions viciously trash and undercut the few solid constitutional-conservatives that remain out there.

It just seems so insanely surreal. Sure don’t seem to have a Party reflecting my voice anymore. Sometimes even wonder if there’s much of a country even left worth fighting for anymore. Surreal times.


43 posted on 08/14/2012 2:40:29 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Bryanw92

“place your faith in God and give up on the USA. It is dying and political system is feeding it poison as it struggles to live.”

If you’re going to “Give Up on the USA” no matter how rotten the future looks, you’d best rethink it.

There is NO other country Left to retreat to.

Here we stand, Faith in God is Fine, but Here We STAND, PERIOD!

Thanks Jim.


44 posted on 08/14/2012 2:41:07 PM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: Oldexpat

We all have to do what we think is right for our country, our families and our own peace of mind.


45 posted on 08/14/2012 2:41:52 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Sorry, Jim. I absolutely, completely, whole-heartedly support the Romney/Ryan ticket for President. Without reservation.
46 posted on 08/14/2012 2:42:41 PM PDT by Timmy
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To: Ingtar

The GOP is about 2 terms away from nominating a transsexual atheist.


47 posted on 08/14/2012 2:42:41 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Jim Robinson
I was hoping a year ago when candidates were being screened that we wouldn't be put in this situation.
I don't understand why we didn't have better conservative candidates to pick from. Palin would have been awesome and would have gotten me fired up; but none of the others that ran had much to offer in my opinion.

I am going to focus on working for lower level more local conservative candidates get elected. City council up to House of Representatives.
That's where the real work should be done anyway in my opinion.

48 posted on 08/14/2012 2:42:56 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: greyfoxx39

:) I’m much more awake now.


49 posted on 08/14/2012 2:44:18 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: roylene

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50 posted on 08/14/2012 2:44:28 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Tell the 52,000 mormon missionaries to stop going worldwide proclaiming Christianity to be false.)
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