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Americans rank Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton as most admired: (Gallup) poll
Yahoo! News ^ | 12/30/13 | Colleen Jenkins - Reuters

Posted on 12/30/2013 10:48:04 AM PST by NormsRevenge

(Reuters) - Americans named President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the world's most admired living man and woman in 2013, according to a Gallup poll released on Monday.

Obama topped the annual list for the sixth consecutive year, a typical ranking for a sitting U.S. president, the polling organization said.

But the percentage of those surveyed who choose him as the most admired man fell to 16 percent this year, down from 30 percent in 2012.

The president's job approval rating has dropped during a year marked by a botched healthcare rollout and stalled legislative initiatives at the start of his second term.

Clinton earned the top spot among most admired women for the 12th consecutive year and 18th time overall, more than any other woman in the poll's history.

Fifteen percent of Americans surveyed gave the former first lady and U.S. senator the highest ranking, down from 21 percent who named her as the most admired woman last year, the poll showed.

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Her 12th consecutive, his 6th in a row.?

What's wrong with this poll?

Good God, America.

Are you that far gone?

1 posted on 12/30/2013 10:48:04 AM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge
Good God, America. Are you that far gone?

Pretty much.

2 posted on 12/30/2013 10:48:44 AM PST by dfwgator
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Bill Clinton’s still the all time best seller of urinal cakes with Jane Fonda for the gals.. but Oprah’s gaining.. literally. (Personal poll)


3 posted on 12/30/2013 10:50:35 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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Gallup said its data came from a poll of 1,031 adults between December 5 and 8, and had a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points. …
That is a much higher than normal margin of error, isn’t it?
4 posted on 12/30/2013 10:50:45 AM PST by Olog-hai
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“Gallup said its data came from a poll of 1,031 adults between December 5 and 8”.
Uhuh...


5 posted on 12/30/2013 10:51:03 AM PST by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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To: NormsRevenge

They admire liars....sadly.


6 posted on 12/30/2013 10:51:15 AM PST by lula (Shine the light of truth Lord, confound the deceiver I pray...AMEN!)
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To: NormsRevenge

7 posted on 12/30/2013 10:51:51 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: NormsRevenge
"Good God, America."

"Are you that far gone?"

This country is circling the drain. This is just a piece of evidence as to proof of it.

When the two most corruption marred and dishonest politicians in the last 100 years are also the most admired and respected.....this country is finished!

8 posted on 12/30/2013 10:52:29 AM PST by Carbonsteel
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To: NormsRevenge

They are lying. Real Americans loathe both of those reprobates.


9 posted on 12/30/2013 10:52:46 AM PST by jospehm20
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To: NormsRevenge
Most admired? You gotta be effin kidding me! The only thing admirable about either of them is how they've been able to get away with so much for so long.

I wonder if this is what it was like in Sodom and Gomorrah...

10 posted on 12/30/2013 10:53:09 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: NormsRevenge

The tanked, lying Leftist media use selective data, say, Detroit City workers to poll:

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer:

WASHINGTON — New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is also a prolific Obama bundler, according to a list of top Obama campaign fundraisers obtained by The New York Times.
According to the document, Mayer has raised $112,400 for Obama’s reelection and $386000 since 2007 for the president. She is listed by her former title, Vice president for search products and user experience at Google.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/zekejmiller/yahoo-ceo-marissa-mayer-is-an-obama-bundler


11 posted on 12/30/2013 10:53:11 AM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: lula

12 posted on 12/30/2013 10:53:12 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: lula
reutersap
13 posted on 12/30/2013 10:53:32 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: NormsRevenge

It’s always political nowadays and obviously the LIVs make up 47% of the sample size.


14 posted on 12/30/2013 10:53:56 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat (Merry Christmas Everyone . . .)
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To: Olog-hai

15 posted on 12/30/2013 10:54:38 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: NormsRevenge
The poll is really meaningless if they don't also run the "least admired" poll results as well.

BHO would score way over 16% in that poll.

16 posted on 12/30/2013 10:54:42 AM PST by j. earl carter
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To: NormsRevenge

Please note that the same two names top the “least admired” list. This merely shows what a small number a plurality can be and who’s gotten the most media attention over the year.


17 posted on 12/30/2013 10:55:34 AM PST by circlecity
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To: NormsRevenge
Hi, I'm conducting a poll, if you have a minute:
Given these two names, "Barak Obama" and "Hillary Clinton", who is the most awesome man, and who is the most awesome woman?
18 posted on 12/30/2013 10:55:41 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Carbonsteel

To add some fuel to the fire, some pundit said that if we had the same demographic back in the day, Dukakis would have won easily.

Our elected officials are not the problem.

The electorate is the problem.


19 posted on 12/30/2013 10:55:54 AM PST by cuban leaf
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To: A_Former_Democrat

20 posted on 12/30/2013 10:56:36 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: NormsRevenge

I believe Barack was voted as Number One Liar in the United States. That’s quite a distinction, don’t you think?


21 posted on 12/30/2013 10:56:48 AM PST by lee martell
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To: NormsRevenge
"Americans" named?

Who are these people? No one has ever asked me.

Do they go to downtown Shitcago to do these surveys?

22 posted on 12/30/2013 10:57:50 AM PST by doorgunner69
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To: Psalm 73

23 posted on 12/30/2013 10:58:29 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: NormsRevenge

That’s a goood question. What about the last several polls (also Gallup) showing 0bama’s approval dropping/ disapproval rising, no trust. country headed in the wrong direction, etc?

I guess they got a “memo” & polled “the right people” to deliver the desired (or demanded) results.


24 posted on 12/30/2013 10:58:58 AM PST by KGeorge (Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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To: NormsRevenge

The National Government Media has started its campaign to prop Hillary up. Following NY Times article on Benghazi. It’s all nonsense, but the LIV’s think as they’re told to think.


25 posted on 12/30/2013 11:00:04 AM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: NormsRevenge

What they do is throw out names and people pick from that. It is not really very scientific, just entertainment purposes only.


26 posted on 12/30/2013 11:01:04 AM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: KeyLargo

Self-inflicted War on Women.

27 posted on 12/30/2013 11:01:06 AM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: NormsRevenge

More proof of how far America has sunk into the sewer.


28 posted on 12/30/2013 11:01:26 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (The Truth Is Out There. Just don't let anyone know that you're looking for it.)
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To: cuban leaf

“Back in the day”, the Media wasn’t nearly as corrupt and dishonest as it is today. Back then, they at least made and attempt to be fair. No more, they now twist the truth, manipulate and outright lie for their Liberal politicians at every level.

If the Media was just a little bit honest, the perception of some of these low life scum bags in Washington wouldn’t be nearly as rosy.

If we had a Media that actually did its constitutionally mandated job, we wouldn’t have most the problems we have in this country now. They are the biggest threat to our nations future and liberty.


29 posted on 12/30/2013 11:01:40 AM PST by Carbonsteel
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To: NormsRevenge

I’d admire them more if they were on a ship bound for interstellar space never to be seen again.


30 posted on 12/30/2013 11:01:49 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: NormsRevenge

Yahoo News readers are barely considered conservative, but the comment
“Are these the same people that can’t answer grade school questions when interviewed on the street?” has 393 Likes (11 dislikes)


31 posted on 12/30/2013 11:01:58 AM PST by MNDude
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To: NormsRevenge
Here is the typical respondent
32 posted on 12/30/2013 11:02:08 AM PST by THE_RAIDER
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To: NormsRevenge

No, Americans do not. Americans despise both of them and what they stand for. That being said, People, to use the term people very loosely, that live in America may rank barrack Obama and Hillary Clinton as most admired.


33 posted on 12/30/2013 11:02:25 AM PST by sport
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To: NormsRevenge

HOW in the world can okwanzaa’s Polling numbers be so LOW and yet be so “admired”

hes getting a trophy for TRYING HARD??


34 posted on 12/30/2013 11:02:40 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Its beginning to look a lot like Kwanzaa)
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To: Carbonsteel

As we all SHOULD know, the Gallop Poll is conducted by some clowns they send out on horseback into inner city Boston, Cleveland and Atlanta who ride along the welfare office lines passing out “free” obamaphones, Hillary WIC cards and pints of Night Train.

What could possibly go wrong with that sampling method?


35 posted on 12/30/2013 11:03:09 AM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Proof positive that we’re in the downhill run to the elections....the sh!t is starting to roll real fast!


36 posted on 12/30/2013 11:03:15 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: NormsRevenge

A boy named Stanley is traumatized and abandoned.
In 1926, eight year old Stanley Dunham discovers his mother’s body
after she has committed suicide. Stanley’s father then abandons the
traumatized boy, leaving Stanley in the care of his maternal
grandparents in El Dorado, Kansas.

Stanley is psychologically devastated by suicide & abandonment!
Stanley Dunham becomes a troubled teen.
The emotionally damaged boy grows into a rebellious teenager.
The hurt little boy grows into an angry young man.
Stanley punches his High School principal and becomes a drifter,
hopping rail cars to Chicago, then California, then back again.
At age 20, he marries Madelyn Payne on the night of her Senior Prom.
Just before leaving to fight in World War II in 1942, Stanley impregnates Madelyn.
A girl is born on November 29, 1942. Because Stanley wanted a son,
he names the girl after himself - Stanley Dunham. (Middle name of Ann)

What kind of a psycho names his daughter Stanley?
Stanley Ann Dunham endures childhood trauma.
After the war, the Dunham’s bounce around the country for 15 years -
moving to California, back to Kansas, to Seattle, WA, to Mercer Island,
WA, and finally to Hawaii. Stanley is teased about her boyish name at
every new school she attends. The instability of constantly moving,
the teasing/bullying over her strange name, and the constant reminder
that her father wanted a boy - will combine to turn young Stanley Ann
into a traumatized psycho like her father.

Stanley Ann Dunham becomes a troubled teen.

At 17, Stanley Ann now goes simply by “Ann.” By this time,
she has already embraced Marxism (as had her father),
is posing naked for a Communist named Frank Marshall Davis,
bashing America, and having sexual relations with older black men.

Feminist Stanley Ann Dunham

Frank Marshall Davis (right) had a passion for photography and pornography.
Ann is impregnated by one of two Black Communists.

1960: Still a 17 year old college freshman, Ann becomes pregnant.
She claims that a Kenyan Marxist named Barack Obama (who she met in a Russian language class) is the father.
Obama, apparently unbeknownst to Dunham at the time, has his own wife and children back in Kenya.
Ann was having sexual relations with another black man during this time -
Frank Marshall Davis (more on him later).

Obama looks nothing like his Kenyan father, but resembles Frank Marshall Davis very much.
Less than four years into the unlikely marriage, Ann divorces the Kenyan bigamist.
Barack Sr. returns to Africa in 1964. Barack Obama Jr. is abandoned by his Kenyan father.
Little “Barry” experiences his first abandonment. Barry will briefly see his alleged father again in 1968, when he is about eight years old,
only to have to say goodbye to him. Barack Sr. will later die in a driving accident in 1982.

Little Barry’s fragile psyche was doomed from the start.

The reunion with the father figure he longed for was very brief.

In 1965, Ann marries an Indonesian man, Lolo Soetero.
She, Lolo, and little Barry settle in Indonesia. (Ann and Lolo will divorce in 1980)

Stanley Ann has a baby girl with her new husband.
Already a full-fledged feminist Marxist, Ann Soetero hires ‘Evie,” a transvestite, to care for young Barry.
In 2012, it was revealed that Nanny Evie is now a broke homosexual prostitute.

Old lady/man Evie holds up a photo of his/her flaming younger self.

Desperate and destitute, old Evie survives by prostitution. Obama won’t help.
The only Black in an Indonesian school, Barry is outcast and bullied as “the boy with big ears.” Little Barry Soetero doesn’t fit in.

Little Barry is again traumatized by the pain of rejection. After having a daughter with Lolo,
psycho Ann ships 10 year old Barry off to Hawaii to be raised by his grandfather.

Barry’s little psyche is sent from the frying pan into the fire.
Grandpa Dunham is friends with the Communist bi-sexual Frank Marshall Davis. Davis will become a mentor to young Barry.
It was Davis, an avid photographer, who took the nude photographs of young Ann Dunham.

Davis tells of his sexual deviance in a book entitled “Sex Rebel Black”, written under the pen name of Bob Green
.
In lurid detail, he describes 3-way sex sessions between himself, his wife, and a young girl named “Ann.”

Davis wrote the filthy “Sex Rebel Black” in 1968.

The dirty old Communist will finish corrupting little Barry.
Teenage Barry is lazy student and a heavy drug user.
By the end of high school, generations of family dysfunction and painful rejection will have already shaped the man that Obama will become.
By his own adult admission, Obama wastes his High School years as a heavy pot smoker and a mediocre student.

A self described “lazy student”, Obama has a passion for smoking marijuana. (later on cocaine)
After high school, Obama is a self-described mediocre college student at Occidental College in California.

1980’s: Young Obama is plugged into the Globalist - Communist Presidential Pipeline. At some point during the 1980’s, Frank Marshall Davis, and others above him, plug “Barack Obama Jr.” into the subversive network of Professor William Ayers. Ayers and his wife, Bernadine Dohrn, are former FBI fugitives and founders of the Communist / terrorist Weather Underground. Obama is to be decorated with Ivy League degrees and groomed to be the first Black President.

Obama began his first political campaign in the Chicago living room of Ayers and Dohrn.

Ageing hippie communists Ayers and Dohrn are still very active in politics today.
The radical Marxist Reverend Jeremiah Wright specializes in finding women to marry the professional men who frequent his church.
The angry Michelle and Obama are believed to have been matched up by the Reverend.
There is no record of any other women in Obama’s life prior to Michele.

Few men would marry an angry woman. So Reverend Wright gave her to Obama.

Obama and the America-hating Reverend go ‘way back.

Reverend Wright with Bill Ayers

CONCLUSION / DIAGNOSIS
Barack Obama is the product of generations of severe psychological dysfunction.
The neurotic manifestations rooted in both sides of his family tree include - suicide, abandonment of children, multiple relocations, polygamy, rejection, bullying, drug & alcohol abuse, and communist subversion.
To cope with the pain and low self esteem of childhood trauma, the ego creates a false Superman. We clearly see the narcissistic personality disorder manifested in the anti social behavior of Grandpa Dunham (naming a daughter after himself, joining the Communist Party), Stanley Ann Dunham (posing for pornographic photos, having sex with older black men, dumping her child), Barack Sr. (secretly keeping two families at the same time), Nanny Evie (dressing up as a woman, engaging in homosexual prostitution), Frank Marshall Davis (joining the Communist Party, boasting of sexual perversion).
This is why Obama himself is so arrogant, so conceited, so callous, so sensitive to criticism, so dishonest, so immoral, so vindictive, so cold, so cruel, and so dangerous. Like the Frankenstein monster of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Obama is seething with rage at the society which he blames for the pain of his dysfunctional childhood.
Apart altogether from his flawed Marxist ideology and his manifest incompetence, OBAMA IS RUTHLESS.... the perfect man to lead a nation of dumbed-down, degenerate sheep,
many of whom are themselves narcissistic psychopaths.
That is why Obama’s invisible globalist masters chose him.
And why the 47%ers, elected him.

ALL OF THIS IS VERY WELL EXPLAINED IN THE MOVIE “2016”

This is not fantasy, conspiracy or “Birthers”...this is reality...


37 posted on 12/30/2013 11:03:32 AM PST by Tugo (POTUS = Marxist)
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To: NormsRevenge

Okay. I will give them most admired by criminals, thugs, and commies, but other than that those two are the losers of the century.


38 posted on 12/30/2013 11:03:52 AM PST by madison10
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To: NormsRevenge

They aren’t even trying to pretend it’s not propaganda anymore.


39 posted on 12/30/2013 11:04:08 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the greediest, most corrupt, incompetent and murderous force on earth.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Anthony Weiner didn’t make it? I guess he could only vote once.


40 posted on 12/30/2013 11:04:18 AM PST by csmusaret (Will remove Obama-Biden bumperstickers for $10)
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To: NormsRevenge

I throw a brown rag and call BS on this malarky!
Depending who the Gallup obungabots polled they could get any outcome they wanted.
Welcome to Pravda/Izvestia West!


41 posted on 12/30/2013 11:04:29 AM PST by Tucker39 (d eith a hot iron.")
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To: NormsRevenge

Very odd. All I can say is, the poll must have included even more vile people than zero and hillary.


42 posted on 12/30/2013 11:04:38 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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To: NormsRevenge

Just before I scrolled down to your post I was thinking, “They must be laughing their asses off at us.:


43 posted on 12/30/2013 11:04:54 AM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: NormsRevenge
I see they are trying to do a ‘clinton-like’ poll boost.

Remember during his impeachment? It was endless poll after poll telling how much we loved him. On a daily (sometimes hourly) basis

Fortunately the dumb-ass still got impeached

44 posted on 12/30/2013 11:05:35 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: NormsRevenge

These polls are crap and slanted to boost Hillary.


45 posted on 12/30/2013 11:07:03 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: NormsRevenge
What's wrong with this poll?

Uh if you wanted to do a poll with desired outcome how would you do it? If it's pro liberal results you wanted you'd only poll pro liberal areas. That is pretty much how all polling is done today.

46 posted on 12/30/2013 11:07:38 AM PST by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: NormsRevenge
Americans rank Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton as most admired: (Gallup) poll

I wish someone could point to just ONE good thine EITHER of them has ever done!?!?!?

I guess the old propaganda machine is beginning to swing into action and try to rehabilitate the images of comrades Hussein and Hildabeast. Revisionist history is being made as we speak!

47 posted on 12/30/2013 11:07:44 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: Olog-hai

No. That is the norm. The size of the poll is large. Depending upon the internals, this poll should be as they claim.

Sad state of affairs, none the less. Shows our side needs to push back away from the keyboard and get out into the neighborhoods organizing opposition to this type of push polling and promotion of the liberal agenda. Typing to the choir isn’t winning any battles, time for some ground game.


48 posted on 12/30/2013 11:08:33 AM PST by bigfootbob
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To: KeyLargo

Who they trying to kid?

The Hildabeaste hasn’t looked that good in decades.


49 posted on 12/30/2013 11:09:04 AM PST by upchuck (My Internet addiction is so bad... it's alt of ctrl.)
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To: Tugo

Good summary


50 posted on 12/30/2013 11:09:15 AM PST by KC Burke (Officially since Memorial Day they are the Gimmie-crat Party.ha)
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