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Anti-EU Parties Soar in "Political Earthquake" Elections
The New American ^ | 26 May 2014 | Alex Newman

Posted on 05/26/2014 7:01:03 AM PDT by VitacoreVision


In elections to the European "Parliament," political parties opposed to the ongoing EU takeover made massive gains.

Anti-EU Parties Soar in "Political Earthquake" Elections

The New American
26 May 2014

With European Union bosses working overtime to finish crushing what remains of national sovereignty and self-government in Europe, the public across much of the bloc appears to have had enough. In elections to the European “Parliament” — not a true legislative body in the traditionally understood sense of the word, but the only elected outfit in Brussels nonetheless — political parties opposed to the ongoing EU takeover made massive gains. Meanwhile, in another troubling omen for the super-state and its proponents, less than 45 percent of eligible voters actually cast a ballot in elections held over the last several days.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: eu; europeanunion; ukip; unitedkingdom
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1 posted on 05/26/2014 7:01:03 AM PDT by VitacoreVision
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To: VitacoreVision

They are also anti-capitalist and anti-immigration. It’s like it’s an odd group of liberal xenophobes.

These are odd times.


2 posted on 05/26/2014 7:05:53 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: VitacoreVision
From another source, Martin Armstrong's website...

He says his computer models identify this period as the rise of the third party and predicts the Republican Party will split in the 2016 election...

3 posted on 05/26/2014 7:06:58 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( "I didn't leave the Central Oligarchy Party. It left me." - Ronaldus Magnimus, 2014)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion
I really don't want it to split as much as I want to see it razed, salted, and driven from the earth.

Then, perhaps, a conservative party can take it's place.

/johnny

4 posted on 05/26/2014 7:15:08 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

It already has. People just want to cling to the Reagan era. But when he left, the GOP reverted.

All us ‘Former” republicans growing in number prove the split has already happened. All that remains is finding out whether or not the yellow streak on election day was temporary or permanent.


5 posted on 05/26/2014 7:16:13 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: VitacoreVision
The President of the United Federation of Planets (PUFnStUf) is not pleased:


6 posted on 05/26/2014 7:19:02 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Reagan could not pass the current “Conservative Litmus Test.”

That us what screwed us in the last 2 POTUS elections.

You can thank Conservative Purists for obozocare.


7 posted on 05/26/2014 7:22:56 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: freedumb2003

Bull. I think we are all getting tired of people that say stuff like that. If you want to blame someone, then get it right.


8 posted on 05/26/2014 7:26:27 AM PDT by alarm rider (Basically, we are toast.)
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To: JRandomFreeper
"Then, perhaps, a conservative party can take it's place."

I hear you.

Just speculation, but I could see Palin leading this - if she puts herself unequivocally forward to lead.

... and stops the screechy voice*

*added to make heads explode

9 posted on 05/26/2014 7:27:09 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( "I didn't leave the Central Oligarchy Party. It left me." - Ronaldus Magnimus, 2014)
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To: freedumb2003

My thoughts exactly..


10 posted on 05/26/2014 7:27:25 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: freedumb2003
I'm not looking for perfection. But a candidate has to have a history of being pro-life, pro-gun, against socialized medicine, against amnesty, and for smaller government.

You can see from that list why I couldn't vote for Romney.

The GOP can't even field candidate that meets their own platform.

/johnny

11 posted on 05/26/2014 7:29:41 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: VitacoreVision
Eurosceptic 'earthquake' rocks EU elections

... broader reporting of impact throughout europe.

12 posted on 05/26/2014 7:34:32 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( "I didn't leave the Central Oligarchy Party. It left me." - Ronaldus Magnimus, 2014)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

Interesting. I wouldn’t be surprised. And, quite frankly, I hope it does split.


13 posted on 05/26/2014 7:35:05 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

I like Sarah but she has no interest in “leading”. Actually leading is very different from being a “leading voice”.


14 posted on 05/26/2014 7:36:26 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: JRandomFreeper

Same here. They don’t have to be “perfect” but they sure can’t be idiots (Romney) or Dim-lite (Bush). I guess Romney was both of those.


15 posted on 05/26/2014 7:37:26 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Norm Lenhart

“It already has. People just want to cling to the Reagan era. But when he left, the GOP reverted.”

Agreed.

It is worth noting that the Central Republican Party did not like Reagan. They were forced to accept him when he won. Everyone likes a winner. They, however, did not change their beliefs.

Political oligarchs mouth the words people want to hear in order to retain power. It happens every election cycle. Conservatives here and elsewhere really believed Mitt RINOmney had changed and was a conservative now, despite the evidence. They believed it about McLame.

They will believe it about Jeb Bush or RINOmney II. They’ll condemn everyone who doesn’t believe it.

“Reverted” is the correct word. Perhaps “took their masks off is a good phrase.”


16 posted on 05/26/2014 7:39:15 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( "I didn't leave the Central Oligarchy Party. It left me." - Ronaldus Magnimus, 2014)
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To: freedumb2003

“That us what screwed us in the last 2 POTUS elections.”

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Having weak candidates didn’t help. You have to be able to convince people to vote for your vision and ideas a la Ronald Reagan. The message has to be strong, consistent and clear. The two previous candidates failed to make their case IMO.


17 posted on 05/26/2014 7:46:39 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: JRandomFreeper

>>I’m not looking for perfection. But a candidate has to have a history of being pro-life, pro-gun, against socialized medicine, against amnesty, and for smaller government.<<

Thus, you gave us... OBOZO!

Good work! America and (more importantly its children and children’s children) thank you!

>>You can see from that list why I couldn’t vote for Romney.<<

Yeah, that worked.

I can get you a time machine to transport back so you can not vote against FDR.


18 posted on 05/26/2014 7:47:53 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: alarm rider

>>Bull. I think we are all getting tired of people that say stuff like that. If you want to blame someone, then get it right.<<

And who do we have as president?

Are you happy you put him in office? Not only do you and I have to deal with his ineptness, your children and grand children and great grandchildren will, too.

Good work. Your purity test worked perfectly.


19 posted on 05/26/2014 7:50:23 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: freedumb2003
Nope. Your liberal republican party gave us Obama, by running a liberal republican candidate that conservative said they wouldn't vote for.

You'll do it again in 2016, and give us 8 years of Hillary.

Your party loves open primaries so that liberal democrats can pick the nominees for your party. They love starting the primaries in liberal eastern states.

That's what gave us Obama.

And with all your whining, you still aren't going to get conservatives to vote for your liberal republican candidates.

/johnny

20 posted on 05/26/2014 7:51:13 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

>>Nope. Your liberal republican party gave us Obama, by running a liberal republican candidate that conservative said they wouldn’t vote for.
You’ll do it again in 2016, and give us 8 years of Hillary.<<

Your non-vote put obozo in office. When the dust settles, vote for the least-bad.

>>Your party loves open primaries so that liberal democrats can pick the nominees for your party. They love starting the primaries in liberal eastern states.<<

Irrelevant. You chose to put obozo into office.

>>That’s what gave us Obama.

And with all your whining, you still aren’t going to get conservatives to vote for your liberal republican candidates.<<

You wear your guilt on your sleeve. You and your kind gave us obozo. Your progeny and downstream will have to live with obozocare forever. If nothing else McCain and Romney would have killed that before it infected the USA.

obozo and obozocare are your creations. Wear them proudly.


21 posted on 05/26/2014 7:55:43 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: freedumb2003
I look forward to the liberal republican party being utterly destroyed, since they are the ones that gave us Obama.

Your whining about conservatives not voting for your liberal republican candidate proves the weakness of your liberal republican party.

Eventually, when that party is destroyed, a conservative party can grow in it's place.

Until then, your party will give us liberal candidates that conservatives won't vote for.

/johnny

22 posted on 05/26/2014 7:59:03 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: freedumb2003
If you vote for a liberal republican, you ARE a liberal. And you support the liberal agenda that is destroying America.

/johnny

23 posted on 05/26/2014 8:00:02 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

>>Until then, your party will give us liberal candidates that conservatives won’t vote for.<<

You foolish worm-eating children don’t know the difference between the nomination process and the election process.

I want the most conservative candidate we can get. As I said, if you did not already see him in action, you purists would have knocked Reagan as too liberal for your tastes.

I am hoping we get Cruz or Sarah (both probably too liberal for you).

But when all is said and done, I would rather have the weaker Conservative than just stand by and let the lefty fascists take over the government.

As I said before — good work on your part getting obozo elected. Your acid test worked perfectly.


24 posted on 05/26/2014 8:03:19 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: JRandomFreeper

>>If you vote for a liberal republican, you ARE a liberal. And you support the liberal agenda that is destroying America.<<

As opposed to voting (by absentia) for a complete communist fascist.

Your way is much MUCH better. You can defend yourself to your grandchildren when they ask why they have to pay taxes every year just for being alive.

I 100% guarantee Romney (RINO he was) would NOT have allowed obozocare to get out the door.

I say again to you and yours: good work! We have you to thank for obozocare!


25 posted on 05/26/2014 8:06:12 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: freedumb2003

I thank idiots that thought/think the guy that invented it was gonna end it. Because it takes a well and true idiot to look at Romney’s advocacy of every left wing cause there is including abortion, gun control, environmentalism ectectectect and say “Yup! THAT GUY is gonna take us down the conservative path!”

A complete and utter idiot.


26 posted on 05/26/2014 8:06:57 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: freedumb2003
If you vote for a pro-abortion candidate, you are pro-abortion.

If you vote for a gun-grabber, you are a gun grabber.

My list is very short, and is actually reflected in your party platform. It's not purism. It's basic conservatism.

Cruz meets my list. He's pro-life, pro-gun, against socialized medicine, against amnesty, and for smaller government.

That is all that is required to get my vote.

Those few things. And your party ran the father of Romneycare, who had a record of banning guns and signing off on abortion. Look to your party first for the flaw.

/johnny

27 posted on 05/26/2014 8:09:09 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Norm Lenhart

>> look at Romney’s advocacy of every left wing cause there is including abortion, gun control, environmentalism ectectectect and say “Yup! THAT GUY is gonna take us down the conservative path!”

A complete and utter idiot.<<

Much better to let the Wookie win...

Good work!


28 posted on 05/26/2014 8:15:57 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: JRandomFreeper

>>Those few things. And your party ran the father of Romneycare, who had a record of banning guns and signing off on abortion. Look to your party first for the flaw.<<

If you had a viable 3rd party candidate, no one heard about him/her. Sarah was done for 2012.

obozo and obozocare are your creations. Own up to it like a grownup.


29 posted on 05/26/2014 8:17:55 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: freedumb2003
I 100% guarantee Romney (RINO he was) would NOT have allowed obozocare to get out the door.

He absolutely would have kept it in place and insisted that the individual mandate must remain in place, even if the GOP managed to repeal obamneycare. He's faggot. His followers are faggots. The GOPe is a faggot organization. It's too late to save the GOP.

Either join the Conservatives or ESAD.

30 posted on 05/26/2014 8:22:07 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Sirius Lee

>>Either join the Conservatives or ESAD.<<

Great. Who was the Conservative candidate in 2008? 2012?

If we don’t have one in 2016 will you vote for hitlery like you did for obozo in those years?

If you didn’t vote, obozocare is on you — 100%


31 posted on 05/26/2014 8:27:02 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: VitacoreVision

So, to make it perfectly clear, as the current prez says, the Republican Party will be split between the God Party and the Mammon Party. It depends on what is most important to you.

“As for me and my house, we will serve The Lord.”


32 posted on 05/26/2014 8:28:35 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Sirius Lee

>>He absolutely would have kept it in place and insisted that the individual mandate must remain in place, even if the GOP managed to repeal obamneycare.<<

And a little reality check: Romney ran on stopping obozocare. He never repudiated it in MA but it was clear he regretted it.

Whether he would have followed up on that we will never know b/c people like you got obozo elected.


33 posted on 05/26/2014 8:29:15 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: freedumb2003

No, you can thank George Bush and Karl Rove for Obama.


34 posted on 05/26/2014 8:30:07 AM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: freedumb2003

I repeat...A complete and utter idiot. No need to prove it again. We already see it clearly.


35 posted on 05/26/2014 8:30:39 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion
Despite the huge gains for anti-EU parties and those that wish to reduce the power of the EU, it is unlikely that the European Parliament will adopt a fundamentally different approach.

The main centre-right and left groupings still hold the majority of seats between them. Add in the Liberals and the Greens and parliament is overwhelmingly pro-EU. In that sense if the main groups in the parliament choose to ignore those who didn't vote for them last night, they can.

Bitter Clingers.

36 posted on 05/26/2014 8:31:24 AM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

I guess it depends on where you want to be “lead” to.

Decades and decades of compromises and grand bargains
from both parties has “lead” this country to the brink of collapse.


37 posted on 05/26/2014 8:34:19 AM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: Norm Lenhart

>>I repeat...A complete and utter idiot. No need to prove it again. We already see it clearly.<<

If you are talking about people who sidelined themselves and elected obozo, 100% concur.


38 posted on 05/26/2014 8:37:57 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: VitacoreVision
The EU is now little more than a cooperative between Berlin and Brussels.

Over the next two years several countries, large and small will opt out and the Euro will fall...becoming irrelevant AS NATIONAL CURRENCIES SUBSUME that capital in other forms.

Nothing made in Germany will sell in Europe and it will simply cost too much in French Francs, Swiss Francs, Italian Lira and whatever the Greeks come up with.

The Germans cannot be pleased with this result.

39 posted on 05/26/2014 8:39:25 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: RIghtwardHo
They are also anti-capitalist and anti-immigration. It’s like it’s an odd group of liberal xenophobes. These are odd times.

It's NOT 'odd' - they still want their politicians to take money from 'the rich' but they don't want to share the ill-begotten loot with 'immigrants'. It's dawning on these people they've been scammed by their liberal elites who want cheap labor - and 'shared' crumbs for 'the people'....

Which is also happening here...

40 posted on 05/26/2014 8:42:40 AM PDT by GOPJ (Someone explain why {the MSM} uses the term liberal to describe totalitarian sociopaths? BruceinOz)
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To: tennmountainman

>>No, you can thank George Bush and Karl Rove for Obama.<<

There is a lot of substance in that statement. Bush’s “high road” doctrine let any and all slams against him go unanswered (Katrina was one the fastest and best responses to a disaster in modern history and Bush let the left define it as Conservative neglect).

But other than the Black vote, the “Conservative Purity” vote helped obozo in 2008 and probably was the difference in 2012 (and obozocare could have been killed in 2012 by Romney).

The prefect is the enemy of the good/not that bad.


41 posted on 05/26/2014 8:42:44 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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To: JRandomFreeper
You can expect more f these mindless attacks as the establishment continue to cajole and threaten conservatives "Vote for the crap sandwich or you'll get Hillary"

Our retort? We don't vote for crap sandwiches GOPe, so start getting your priorities right in the primaries!

42 posted on 05/26/2014 8:49:19 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: freedumb2003

Living up to your nic as usual.


43 posted on 05/26/2014 8:49:57 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: freedumb2003

Bush and Rove’s policies lead to one of lowest approval ratings in American History when
he left office. A 27% approval to be exact. Yep 27%

That gave us Obama. The GOP had all three branches of Government
and spent like drunken sailors.

So, you can thank Bush, Rove and the GOP for Obama.


44 posted on 05/26/2014 8:50:50 AM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: freedumb2003

Decades and decades of “moderate leadership” has brought this country
to the brink. Reagan was the only exception.

What part of that do you not understand?

Your way isn’t working. Time to try something different, like another
true conservative, like Reagan.


45 posted on 05/26/2014 8:54:29 AM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: JRandomFreeper; freedumb2003
Hell, I'm at the point now where I will vote just as aggressively against Republicans as Democrats

Yes, I believe the Republican party must be destroyed first.

Whatever is left in the ruins can be shaped into a Conservative party.

And don't hand me a bunch of nonsense about irreversible gains by the left. There is NO political order that cannot be overturned through the barrel of a gun.

46 posted on 05/26/2014 8:55:27 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: freedumb2003; Jim Robinson; Admin Moderator
Jim

Can we get rid of this guy? His post #24 is offensive...

"You foolish worm-eating children don’t know the difference between the nomination process and the election process."

Or, at least make him promise to be civil?

47 posted on 05/26/2014 8:59:01 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

Right, burn it all down. That’s a philosophy for winners.


48 posted on 05/26/2014 9:01:13 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: JRandomFreeper
"You foolish worm-eating children don’t know the difference between the nomination process and the election process."

You got the amnesty part wrong. Cruz supports the legalization of illegals. He just doesn't call it Amnesty.

49 posted on 05/26/2014 9:01:29 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Oatka

“Bitter Clingers. “

:-)

+1


50 posted on 05/26/2014 9:09:40 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( "I didn't leave the Central Oligarchy Party. It left me." - Ronaldus Magnimus, 2014)
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