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Megyn Kelly to Bill Ayers: Sounds like bin Laden
Politico ^ | July 1, 2014 | SARAH SMITH

Posted on 07/01/2014 6:25:30 AM PDT by Second Amendment First

Fox News host Megyn Kelly had a heated interview with former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers about his past actions as part of the radical group.

“You sound like — with respect — Osama bin Laden,” Kelly said to Ayers, cutting him off as he tried to justify the Weather Underground’s violent actions by pointing out what he said was violence committed by the government.

Kelly grilled Ayers, who rose to national prominence during the 2008 presidential campaign when questions arose about his contact with Barack Obama, on the activities she linked to the Weather Underground during the 1960s and 1970s, some of which — like the killing of a San Francisco policeman — Ayers fiercely denied had anything to do with the Weather Underground.

“I think Bowe Bergdahl, if he deserted, is a hero,” Ayers said, likening it to those who fled to Canada during the Vietnam War. “I think throughout history we should build monuments to the unknown deserters.”

Ayers maintained that most of the group’s activities centered around property destruction — illegal, but not deadly.

“It’s not about legality,” Kelly said. “You could have murdered somebody with those bombs.”

“The people who were conducting the war in Vietnam actually murdered people,” Ayers began.

Kelly cut him off.

“The answer is to make yourself a murderer as well?” she asked.


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KEYWORDS: bilayers; billayers; megynkelly; obama; weatherunderground
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Just curious as to why he even consented to the interview.
1 posted on 07/01/2014 6:25:30 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First

Just curious as to why he even consented to the interview.


Because some poseur he installed in the White House gets all the media attention while he toils in relative obscurity


2 posted on 07/01/2014 6:28:22 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Second Amendment First
I think he agreed to the interview because he is arrogant enough to think he can outsmart Kelly. Kelly did the classic attorney cross examination and let this guy hang himself. Based on his answers any prosecutor should reopen the investigation based on his inconsistent answers. (some of the crimes have no statue of limitations)
3 posted on 07/01/2014 6:29:05 AM PDT by 11th Commandment ("THOSE WHO TIRE LOSE")
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To: Second Amendment First

Because he’s a media starved sycophant, just like his prodigy in the White House.


4 posted on 07/01/2014 6:29:36 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Second Amendment First

He was a terrorist, putting innocent people at risk to make a point. He should have done time. Perhaps then, he would not be able to mentor Obama.

I thought Kelly went easy on him. She was much more passionate with BOR in the set up. The BOR had to play the looks card.


5 posted on 07/01/2014 6:30:54 AM PDT by cicero2k
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To: Second Amendment First
““The people who were conducting the war in Vietnam actually murdered people,” Ayers began.”

Sounds like nothing more than an opinion to me, hardly justification for the heinous acts these scumbags perpetrated.

6 posted on 07/01/2014 6:31:13 AM PDT by V_TWIN (white pri)
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To: Second Amendment First

The Weather Underground made a threat against my father. They had mixed him up with a general with the same name. Dad was a doctor, not a bomber wing commander. They had to evacuate their quarters and hide out. My step mother and small sisters were terrified. I put Ayers and his ilk right there with Jane Fonda as far as I am concerned.


7 posted on 07/01/2014 6:32:04 AM PDT by Himyar
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To: 11th Commandment
(some of the crimes have no statue of limitations)

"That's stat-ute of limitations"


8 posted on 07/01/2014 6:34:30 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Second Amendment First

“Ayers maintained that most of the group’s activities centered around property destruction — illegal, but not deadly.”

Until/unless a person comprehends ‘property’, they cannot comprehend FREEDOM and individual AUTONOMY.

Your ‘property’ is an extension of your ‘man hours’. PERIOD

Destroying property, the property of others, is an act of violence ... even IF ONLY property is damaged/destroyed. You have stolen their property and assaulted the property OWNER!!

Liberals will NEVER get this.


9 posted on 07/01/2014 6:35:11 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Second Amendment First

Ayers is a no talent punk who wants attention. So what do no panic punks do to get attention - they do cowadly things like hurt people and property and hide in the shadows accept to get their name out their so their partners in crime think they are a big deal. Basically, he was in a 60’s gang - he’s a loser.


10 posted on 07/01/2014 6:35:43 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: Second Amendment First

I guess he’s down to his last 20-million??????????


11 posted on 07/01/2014 6:38:23 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: Second Amendment First
Megyn should have asked if Bill Ayers wrote or co-authored
Barak’s two books Dreams from my Father or The Audacity of Hope.
12 posted on 07/01/2014 6:38:29 AM PDT by BluH2o
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To: Second Amendment First

According to accounts, Ayers and his bride Dohrn sat in a meeting of subversives that calmly discussed the execution of millions of Americans they believed would not conform to their ideals when they took over the country. Their own special little final solution.

The best thing Ayers and Dohrn could do for their country is to slit their own throats. It is criminal that these two are allowed to pollute the minds of college students.


13 posted on 07/01/2014 6:41:59 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Himyar
I put Ayers and his ilk right there with Jane Fonda as far as I am concerned.

As repulsive as Hanoi Jane is, to my knowledge she's never actually blown anyone up.


14 posted on 07/01/2014 6:42:34 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Second Amendment First

When Ayers said “weather underground had nothing to do with xxx bombing.” Kelly should have asked how did you know, “were all bombing operations approved by you prior to going hot?”

He implied it.

Prosecutors? hello? prosecutors!


15 posted on 07/01/2014 6:42:56 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Second Amendment First

When Ayers said “weather underground had nothing to do with xxx bombing.” Kelly should have asked how did you know, “were all bombing operations approved by you prior to going hot?”

He implied it.

Prosecutors? hello? prosecutors!


16 posted on 07/01/2014 6:42:56 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Second Amendment First

When Ayers said “weather underground had nothing to do with xxx bombing.” Kelly should have asked how did you know, “were all bombing operations approved by you prior to going hot?”

He implied it.

Prosecutors? hello? prosecutors!


17 posted on 07/01/2014 6:42:57 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Second Amendment First

He’s as big a narcissist as his friend Obama. That’s why he did the interview.


18 posted on 07/01/2014 6:43:15 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Second Amendment First
"Just curious as to why he even consented to the interview."

Because he is promoting his book and like all the socialist elitists who want others to live in bondage, he craves wealth and the spotlight.

19 posted on 07/01/2014 6:43:48 AM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: 1Old Pro

I don’t get Fox, so didn’t see the interview. Did Kelly ask Ayers about the “Dreams from my Baby Daddy” memoir? Even Michelle admitted Barry couldn’t write it and to ask Bill for help. Ayers is a good writer even if he is a foot soldier of the Dark side.


20 posted on 07/01/2014 6:44:24 AM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: V_TWIN

““The people who were conducting the war in Vietnam actually murdered people,” Ayers began.”

John the traitor Kerry and this Ayers terrorist are wrong.

I DID NOT KILL ANYONE IN VIET NAM. YOU ARE A LIAR BOTH OF YOU.


21 posted on 07/01/2014 6:44:35 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: BluH2o

Did Ayers parents pay Obamas college tuition and was he a foreign student ?


22 posted on 07/01/2014 6:44:45 AM PDT by codder too
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To: Second Amendment First

The Weathermen were responsible for four deaths. Weathermen Cathy Wilkerson and Susan Saxe were part of the gang that shot Boston policeman Walter Schroeder in the back during a bank robbery in Brighton (a section of Boston) Massachusetts in 1970. He died after attempts to save him that included giving him 77 pints of blood (source -Harvard Crimson). They also murdered Brinks guard Peter Paige, police officers Edward O’Grady and Waverly Brown in Nanuet, NY in 1981. Paige was gunned down with automatic weapons as he emerged from a bank carrying the cash. O’Grady and Brown were killed with a barrage of automatic weapon fire after they pulled over the getaway vehicle containing three Weathermen, Chris Dobbs, Samuel Brown and Judith Alice Clark.


23 posted on 07/01/2014 6:45:11 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: Buckeye McFrog
to my knowledge she's never actually blown anyone up.

She sat on an anti-aircraft gun in North Viet Nam. One picture she has quite exaggerated facial expression that I take that she was on the gun when it was fired. Whether she fired the gun herself or was sitting there and a Vietnamese fired the gun makes no difference to me. She is guilty of association with the enemy North Vietnam and should be tried for treason just like John Kerry.

24 posted on 07/01/2014 6:52:41 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Second Amendment First

and hopefully he will end up the same way.


25 posted on 07/01/2014 6:53:28 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: Second Amendment First

Obama’s mama was friends with Bill Ayer and family..

http://alanpetersnewsbriefs.blogspot.com/2011/04/obamas-mother-alive-multi-identity.html


26 posted on 07/01/2014 6:54:21 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Second Amendment First

“You sound like — with respect — Osama bin Laden,”

WITH RESPECT ?????


27 posted on 07/01/2014 6:56:52 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: Gaffer
During Government Security hearings on March 31, 1970, U.S. Senator Marlow Cook asked Chicago gang leader Mike Soto to offer his assessment of Bernadine Dohrn, whose whereabouts were unknown. Soto replied: "I have talked to her and she is a violent maniac, because when I talked to her she said 'let's pick up arms, let's blow up this country apart until we take over.'"

In April 1970, federal prosecutors charged Ayers and Dohrn, among others, with having incited the riots in Chicago eight months earlier. In June 1970, a federal grand jury indicted the couple and 12 others for conspiracy to bomb and kill civilians. At that point, Ayers and Dohrn, facing a lengthy trial and possible incarceration, went underground and would evade law-enforement authorities for the next decade. Weatherman thenceforth became known as the Weather Underground Organization.

In May 1970 Dohrn made a tape recording of a "Declaration of a State of War" on behalf of WUO, and sent a transcript of the tape to the New York Times. On October 14, 1970, Dohrn's name was added to the FBI's list of the 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and remained there until December 1973.

During her time underground (which spanned most of the 1970s), Dohrn periodically issued additional “war communiqués” to the public at large. These communiqués commonly called for white Americans to shed their “white skin privilege” and launch a violent race war on behalf of Third World People.

In 1974 Dohrn co-authored—along with Bill Ayers, Jeff Jones, and Celia Sojourn—a book titled Prairie Fire: The Politics of Revolutionary Anti-Imperialism. This book contained the following statements:

(My note: These statements seem very much like the ideology displayed by Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett and Eric Holder. Except that Dohrn and Ayers believed in the violent approach of Mao, Che and Fidel, while Obama, Jarrett and Holder are students of the subversive Alinsky approach.)

"We are a guerrilla organization. We are communist women and men ... deeply affected by the historic events of our time in the struggle against U.S. imperialism."

"Our intention is to disrupt the empire, to incapacitate it, to put pressure on the cracks, to make it hard to carry out its bloody functioning against the people of the world, to join the world struggle, to attack from the inside."

"The only path to the final defeat of imperialism and the building of socialism is revolutionary war."

"Revolutionary war will be complicated and protracted. It includes mass struggle and clandestine struggle, peaceful and violent, political and economic, cultural and military, where all forms are developed in harmony with the armed struggle."

"Without mass struggle there can be no revolution. Without armed struggle there can be no victory."

"We need a revolutionary communist party in order to lead the struggle, give coherence and direction to the fight, seize power and build the new society."

"Our job is to tap the discontent seething in many sectors of the population, to find allies everywhere people are hungry or angry, to mobilize poor and working people against imperialism."

"Socialism is the total opposite of capitalism/imperialism. It is the rejection of empire and white supremacy. Socialism is the violent overthrow of the bourgeoisie, the establishment of the dictatorship of the proletariat, and the eradication of the social system based on profit."


28 posted on 07/01/2014 7:00:18 AM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

She is. Responsible for tge deaths and for the torture of our military, prisoners of the Viet Namese army

I know people try to reason out that this is not bad, or tgat her involvement is a rumour or it was ... Whatever, I’m not going to entertain any of that as it comes in. She gets a pass as she hid in plain sight in Hollywood and also gave a snide remark people feel the need to categorize as an apology

But I do comment when people bring her in and compare her favorably

Please find out what happened at the Hanoi Hilton

And please review what kind of an offense it is to aid and abet the enemy and to travel to the enemy during wartime in order to give comfort and aid to the enemy. And consider what kind of morale effect it is to have the country excuse her and not try her as they would a non celebrity for doing the same

I do wish we could give our former POWs their due and recognitioorvtobat least stop exalting this horrible woman

I will not entertain the idea of comparing these two with anyone who has not donecascsuggested and then spent time listening to one or any of these guys who have patiently endured her being out of jail where she belongs


29 posted on 07/01/2014 7:03:43 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Second Amendment First
Installation Date...July 4 2014




30 posted on 07/01/2014 7:05:54 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: 11th Commandment

“I think he agreed to the interview because he is arrogant enough to think he can outsmart Kelly.”

Bingo! In the end, it is ego that drives all of these people. Ayers, and many like him, gravitate to radicalism because it is a venue in which they can assume the most importance. Had he gone into business, or medicine, or anything else, he just be another guy doing the job. Few achieve celebrity in most professions. If you’re willing to be a radical, however, you can be a rock star.


32 posted on 07/01/2014 7:19:17 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Sioux-san

didn’t see the entire show


33 posted on 07/01/2014 7:20:51 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: duffee

“WITH RESPECT ?????”

Yeah, I caught that too. Totally unwarranted; disturbing.


34 posted on 07/01/2014 7:22:59 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

This is why defense attorneys don’t like their clients taking the stand.


35 posted on 07/01/2014 7:34:12 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Baynative

Seems like our president is a perfect continuance of their efforts. The enemy within.


36 posted on 07/01/2014 7:47:03 AM PDT by roho
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To: duffee
WITH RESPECT ?????
Yeah, I heard that and hit the OFF button on the TV. Respect my arse.
She should have offed the commie right there on the set for ALL to see. The time for talk is over.
37 posted on 07/01/2014 8:17:38 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Actually, I had something bigger in mind ...
38 posted on 07/01/2014 8:19:56 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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ahaha FUNDRAISING ....WILL BE A BLAST!


39 posted on 07/01/2014 8:37:19 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Triple

Perfect user name.


40 posted on 07/01/2014 8:38:35 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To win the country back, we need to be as mean as the libs say we are.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Ever notice how COMMON CRIMINALS see themselves as “revolutionaries” in their own mind?


41 posted on 07/01/2014 8:43:14 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: Triple

The feds blew their case against Ayers and Dorn by use of an illegal wiretap to gather evidence. When the two of them surrendered to authorities, they fulled expected to spend decades in jail, but (instead) discovered they would never be punished. “Guilty as sin, free as a bird,” was Ayers’ famous comment.

An important footnote: while the feds had to drop their case, the state of Illinois still had the authority to prosecute Ayers and Dorn for Weather Underground crimes committed in that state. The state’s attorney who decided not to file charges? None other than Richard M. Daley, son of “Da Mare” and a future Chicago mayor himself. Daley’s father and Ayer’s father (chairman of Commonwealth Edison) were close.

The elder Daley turned to Ayers to negotiate with black radicals in the wake of race riots in the late 60s, promising fair housing laws without really delivering. Mayor Daley famously remarked that Tom Ayers could talk out of both sides of his mouth and make both groups believe he was working in their interest. So, the Daley family owed Tom Ayers a favor, and they returned it by not prosecuting his terrorist son and daughter-in-law.

From there, it was just a hop, skip and jump to Columbia University where Bill Ayers knocked out a master’s and PhD
in education, at the same time Barry Soerto was an undergrad. Then on to a state school in Illinois and a professorship, while Dorn joined the law faculty at Northwestern. Meanwhile, Tom Ayers was providing a boost to a former community organizer who would launch his political career in Bill Ayers’s living room.

Just connect the dots. Pretty amazing for two 60s’ radicals who should still be in prison.


42 posted on 07/01/2014 8:52:04 AM PDT by ExNewsExSpook
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To: Second Amendment First
Just curious as to why he even consented to the interview.

Guys like him really believe they are smarter than everyone else and that they are especially smarter than women. It's a new generation, Bill. Women like Megyn really are empowered.

43 posted on 07/01/2014 8:54:18 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are g"?few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: Second Amendment First

Hopefully a huge number of viewers changed the channel.


44 posted on 07/01/2014 8:55:40 AM PDT by uncitizen (Buckle up! We're on the Facism Fast Track!)
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To: Portcall24

“The Weathermen were responsible for four deaths. Weathermen Cathy Wilkerson and Susan Saxe were part of the gang that shot Boston policeman Walter Schroeder in the back during a bank robbery in Brighton (a section of Boston) Massachusetts in 1970.”


I went to high school with one of Schroeder’s siblings.

He left NINE kids.

Those so called peace activists were animals.

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45 posted on 07/01/2014 9:12:59 AM PDT by Mears
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To: Second Amendment First

He did murder people. 5 people killed in bank robberies. He himself created a bomb designed to kill 300 soldiers at an Army dance. It would have been the biggest terrorist attack next to 9/11.

Luckily the bomb went off and killed his then girlfriend and several other terrorists. He adapted the girlfriends son who helped Hugo Chavez in Venezuela to destroy that country.

obama worked with Bill Ayers for 3 years in the same office. He has been friends for decades with the mass murderer. Ayers wife used a bomb to murder a police officer and wound 11 others. Eric Holder has blocked the re-opening of the case saying the feds will look into it. He did this as soon as obama got into office.


46 posted on 07/01/2014 9:14:20 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Nice writeup, you have done that before (screen name noted) -

One question - With the illegal wiretap does that just spoil *that* evidence or does it spoil the whole case and all evidence?

Connections and reluctance is one thing - legal inability to charge is another.

Best,

3


47 posted on 07/01/2014 11:21:31 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: MichaelCorleone

“with respect” is a backhanded insult/compliments

see

my esteemed collegue

it was more in keeping with, I am calling you out on your BS.


48 posted on 07/01/2014 11:29:24 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: stanne

Will you entertain tge thought tgat she donecascsuggested it for recognitioorytobat?


49 posted on 07/01/2014 11:59:00 AM PDT by diogenes ghost
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To: diogenes ghost

Omg

Too late to be letting my phone edit itself

Fonda.

I should’ve let it go but oh... Grr


50 posted on 07/01/2014 12:18:57 PM PDT by stanne
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