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Time to Panic?: Romney Takes Eight Point Lead over Obama
Big Government ^ | 5/12/12/ | John Nolte

Posted on 05/12/2012 10:17:05 AM PDT by y6162

Yesterday, Rasmussen had Governor Romney up 7 points over Obama, 50-43. Today, the poll's rolling three-day average has increased Romney's lead to 8, 50-42.

Any way you slice it, this is horrible news for a sitting incumbent. Not only has his challenger reached the magic 50-point mark for two days running, but any incumbent under 50, especially in the mid-to-low 40s, is in deep trouble. According to Rasmussen, 58% of the country is not ready to vote for this known quantity. And it's just a fact that undecideds almost always choose the challenger.

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The Kenyan lizard's spring social issue campaign fails.
1 posted on 05/12/2012 10:17:19 AM PDT by y6162
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To: y6162
Man, you really gotta suck to trail Romney.
2 posted on 05/12/2012 10:23:32 AM PDT by Happy Rain (Apparently the song "Ebony and Ivory" is a political ditty about Barrack Obama and Barney Frank.)
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To: Happy Rain

Man, you really gotta suck to trail Romney.

Romney is not winning. The commie lizard is losing.

America is sick of his alinsky crap.


3 posted on 05/12/2012 10:27:03 AM PDT by y6162
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To: y6162
Ras polls only 'likely' voters and adjusts party participation to reflect actual past voting results. Those who poll while cheerleading for Obama use 'adults' or 'registered' voters and put their thumbs on the scale and weight heavily for rats. The WH internals are probably even worse than the Ras numbers.

Having fun yet, Axelrod?

4 posted on 05/12/2012 10:28:18 AM PDT by JPG (A dyslexic man walks into a bra...)
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To: Happy Rain
Man, you really gotta suck to trail Romney.

It is hard to think of an LDS as Amoral, he is close

But Obama is just flat Immoral and destructive to
family, society, business, and defense

He is doing profound injury to his own people (his definition)
He is damaging the Constitution that he is sworn to uphold

I keep waiting for lightning to hit

5 posted on 05/12/2012 10:30:51 AM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: y6162

This is not good enough. We don need a generic ABO
We need to force Romney to champion our values.


6 posted on 05/12/2012 10:31:04 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: y6162
Yeah if Mitt changed his name to “Anybody But Obama” he would win by an even bigger landslide come November,

It's a choice between death and blindness,

7 posted on 05/12/2012 10:31:13 AM PDT by Happy Rain (Apparently the song "Ebony and Ivory" is a political ditty about Barrack Obama and Barney Frank.)
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To: y6162
"Any way you slice it, this is horrible news for a sitting incumbent."

It's enough to make Jimmy Carter blush.
It will be interesting to see if say about a month to go and ZERO realizes it's over. He could do a lot of stupid things. I mean even dumber than what he has already done.

8 posted on 05/12/2012 10:35:56 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: y6162

Looks like the DNC will have to dump Obama for some reason or go down to flaming defeat-—OR maybe not?
1. Obama could cancel the election due to some manufactured event—a race riot, terrorism, Pandemic, natural disaster, Maybe blow up a nuke plant? Another 9-11? War?
2. Obama could have Mittens Assassinated?
3. Obama could use friends to cancel the election with fraud and secret deals with the Blue states. He wins a landslide!
4. Obama could use the military to take over—rule by decree— and deal with all opposition. Cancel all Hate Parties—and Ban the GOP.
5. Blow up or burn Congress—be granted extraordinary powers and become “Leader”? Time to switch to de-caf coffee.


9 posted on 05/12/2012 10:38:16 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: y6162

Obama will not drop below 42%. That is the minimum estimate number of leeches and liberals in this country when spread over the electoral system.


10 posted on 05/12/2012 10:39:54 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: y6162

Ham sandwich v. Obama

Ham sandwich wins.


11 posted on 05/12/2012 10:40:50 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: mylife

“We need to force Romney to champion our values.”

The Kenyan’s “war on” campaign flogged on by the MSM has flopped. This is good news.

I think the Tea Party will have a say with Romney.


12 posted on 05/12/2012 10:43:54 AM PDT by y6162
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To: Gaffer
Obama will not drop below 42%. That is the minimum estimate number of leeches and liberals in this country when spread over the electoral system.

Even leeches and liberals can become disspirited by their standard bearer's incompetence and duplicity. Maybe some of them stay home...

13 posted on 05/12/2012 10:46:28 AM PDT by okie01
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To: y6162

Though Obama’s policies have the country in a mess, I don’t think it’s his policies that explain the political mess he’s now in.

No, it’s that his true character is slowly being revealed. And not through his actions either.

It’s his speeches.

We seem surprised that every time the One delivers a speech, the ensuing polls show a drop. It’s not the content of these speeches that’s causing them to be ill-received, unless you factor in the monotony of repeated failed ideas.

Obama’s delivery now has a noticeable tinge of anger and desperation. Worse for him, the ubiquitous use of the words “I” and “me”, and “my administration”, “my cabinet”, “my Secretary of...”, is corroborating for all the most reviled character trait anyone in any social circle can possess-arrogance.

Clinically extreme arrogance.

We on the right have known this and reviled him for some time. Now the rest of the world is noticing. Arrogance is a turn-off, even to some who share the same beliefs.

With the media constantly shilling for him, protecting him, excusing him, he becomes like the teacher’s pet student in school. It’s the student’s reaction to being chosen in this way that determines his popularity. Arrogance is the reaction that brings scorn and ridicule.

There’s a reason previous presidents have been careful to show humility. It is a leadership trait that is essential to getting things done. For a leader to be constantly taking credit for successes of the minions is demoralizing and debilitating to any effort, and when noticed, can be cringe-inducing.

It’s Obama’s narcissism that is being noticed. It comes through now in his every utterance, and makes him small.

Combine this general feeling of his character with the fact that the economy is in the tank, and you have the makings of a landslide in 2012.


14 posted on 05/12/2012 10:46:46 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: Gaffer

“Obama will not drop below 42%”

He will if he loses black support. Gay marriage isn’t popular among blacks.

The Kenyan gets 100% of 13% blacks in every poll. Take away 13 and he is polling 29.


15 posted on 05/12/2012 10:46:48 AM PDT by y6162
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To: Gaffer

I would venture to say 45% as the bottom-out figure for Obama. The demographics have changed dramatically since the 1980 election. If we applied today’s electorate to the Reagan-Carter election, Reagan would have won but barely, maybe 48% to 44% and maybe 300-320 EV.


16 posted on 05/12/2012 10:47:49 AM PDT by princeofdarkness (The Obama Administration is circling the wagons. But the Truth Indians are using flaming arrows.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
Looks like the DNC will have to dump Obama for some reason or go down to flaming defeat-—

One of the things that developed first in America is a political party class which is detached from any politician. These people at the DNC and RNC support their candidates, but they take a long term view as well. They will not dump a candidate unless for dire reasons, and the simple fact that he will lose is not dire enough. The reason is they are taking a longer term view of keeping their base constituents together for the next election, rather than stabbing on of their own in the back and losing their base. To them being out of power is the time to build the base back up, blame the other guy, etc, not to do a scorched earth policy.

17 posted on 05/12/2012 10:51:16 AM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: wayoverontheright

“No, it’s that his true character is slowly being revealed.”

True. America can see madness in the lizard’s eyes. He’s frightening. The left’s thug tactics are backfiring. America doesn’t like getting bullied.


18 posted on 05/12/2012 10:52:00 AM PDT by y6162
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To: okie01

I really don’t think so. I remember blacks laughing about OJ getting off. I remember both blacks and liberals laughing about Clinton and the BJ and how he was a ‘player’ and ‘it was not sex’.

The most consistent thing about a liberal (a leech in the common vernacular) is their ability to irrationally rationalize the faults of ‘their guy’. They may be disillusioned, but they will not give up their guy - because they know their foolishness would come to an end when a sane man or woman with balls enters the White House.


19 posted on 05/12/2012 10:52:38 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: y6162

He’d better listen.


20 posted on 05/12/2012 10:56:58 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: y6162

The conventions are far off and yet the Kenyon is already this far behind? This aint good for him. Even Carter was up on Reagan at/near this point.

The false dictator is about to go into melt down mode and that is a worry to me. This SOB can do a lot of damage in the lame duck session.


21 posted on 05/12/2012 10:58:13 AM PDT by crz
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To: Red Steel

LOL. Pretty much. The disaffection with Dems is across the board. Latest polling in OH has the relatively unknown Josh Mandel now within six in a REGISTERED voters poll of Sherrod Brown, who can’t get above 46%. So it’s probably a tie at present.


22 posted on 05/12/2012 10:59:43 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: y6162

Most blacks have already demonstrated that they will vote for color over principle.

Being the racist I am I would vote for Thomas Sowell or Walter Williams in a heartbeat.


23 posted on 05/12/2012 11:01:58 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Gaffer

Even liberals can get dispirited. They won’t vote for Romney, but they will stay home.

When all the dust clears, just watch... black voter percentage will be down from 2008. Obama’s new pro-homo position combined with everything else will cause black to just stay home compared to 2008 levels.


24 posted on 05/12/2012 11:02:44 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. and the economy died.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Very true, if they were to dump Ojackass they lose the black vote for the next 20 years.


25 posted on 05/12/2012 11:05:06 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: DeaconRed; RitaOK
“It will be interesting to see if say about a month to go and ZERO realizes it's over. He could do a lot of stupid things....”

Yep. And November through January 20, 2013 should be fun too.

Like I posted a few days ago, the day after the election, the incoming GOP government needs to go to the WH and tell Obama, in no uncertain terms, that if he starts a scorched earth campaign on his way out the door, he WILL be prosecuted, ex-POTUS or not.

26 posted on 05/12/2012 11:05:12 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The stench of Earth Pimp-age is permeating over the internet...)
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To: y6162

I am praying for a landslide defeat of Obama,followed by members of his former administration tried, convicted and jailed, and Obama revealed to the world for the know-nothing grifter that he is.


27 posted on 05/12/2012 11:06:24 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Perhaps true with the black population - I don’t know. I do suspect, however, that there are massive new numbers of illegals, felons and a fresh batch of dead people who will be voting Democrat. This government under Obama has dropped all pretenses of being fair or impartial, or even having the best traditional interests of this country in mind in their actions. They are evil, and evil will do whatever good lets them get away with.


28 posted on 05/12/2012 11:06:54 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

I say, 3.


29 posted on 05/12/2012 11:07:14 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: okie01
Even leeches and liberals can become disspirited by their standard bearer's incompetence and duplicity. Maybe some of them stay home...

There are enough leeches and liberals who understand enough basic mathematics to realize that in order for them to remain on the dole, the productive class has to be gainfully employed.

30 posted on 05/12/2012 11:07:16 AM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: thethirddegree

I’ve said here in the past that if we (conservatives) ever get full control of the Congress and WH, we should purge this country of the evil that besets it. Indict and imprison any person connected with the lawlessness this administration has perpetrated. RETRIBUTION


31 posted on 05/12/2012 11:08:54 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: y6162

What a wasted opportunity for the GOP, who could have been winning this race with a real conservative.


32 posted on 05/12/2012 11:42:36 AM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (With choices like Palin, Cain, and Bachmann, what could go wrong? Now we know.)
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To: y6162

Well, no matter, I’ll crawl across broken glass to vote against Obama. I don’t care who the pubbie is this time.


33 posted on 05/12/2012 11:48:39 AM PDT by Seruzawa (Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for good a blaster kid.)
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To: mylife
We need to force Romney to champion our values.

So, if Romney stands up somewhere and parrots off a bunch of conservative platitudes, you'll relax into a state of bliss?

Man, you're easy.

34 posted on 05/12/2012 11:53:50 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: mylife
Being the racist I am I would vote for Thomas Sowell or Walter Williams in a heartbeat.

A comment worthy of Mark Twain himself. Well done.

35 posted on 05/12/2012 12:14:58 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: y6162

polls before the DN & RN conventions ? what are they worth ?


36 posted on 05/12/2012 12:20:30 PM PDT by stylin19a (Obama - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
Looks like the DNC will have to dump Obama for some reason or go down to flaming defeat

The Democrat Party can no more abandon Barack Obama than Blanche DuBois could abandon her illusions and face reality.

Barack Obama is the figure which transforms and legitimates an otherwise utterly debauched political party. The party is elitist and riddled with corruption masquerading as egalitarianism. It is riven with Marxists and utterly ruthless and selfish. But no grotesquerie of ideology or deed need be confronted or even acknowledged so long as the party holds to the belief that "Republicans are racists and we are not."

To abandon Obama would be to abandon the very illusion which denies reality.


37 posted on 05/12/2012 12:22:15 PM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
When all the dust clears, just watch... black voter percentage will be down from 2008. Obama’s new pro-homo position combined with everything else will cause black to just stay home compared to 2008 levels.

Too true. Black voters came out in huge numbers for Clinton in his '96 re-election bid, because the momentum of the Reagan economy roared right through Clinton's first term. Blacks were doing as well, or better, than they ever had, and they gave all the credit to Bubba.

Contrast that period to the economic conditions during Obama's term in office. Blacks are now in the worst economic pain in living memory. Starting with the Democrats' take-over of Congress in 2007, then accelerating after the election of Obama, the US economy has nearly imploded. Blacks have been impacted harder than any other American demographic by that.

It will not be possible for Obama to convince blacks that they're better off for having given him their unquestioning support in 2008. They're worse off now, than they were under George Bush, and they KNOW it. Note that Obama isn't doing any sort of major outreach to black voters. How can he, given the pain that his ruin to the economy has caused them?

38 posted on 05/12/2012 12:36:03 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Oh, yes. I agree with you and have been saying the same on other threads, but the ONE seems to be starting his finish-us-off campaign well in advance of the November election, and if these international treaties and Executive Orders are extensively binding for the United States, we are already in danger that may not be undone.

Ann Romney was right when she said she had worried that it may be too late, though she was reassured by Myther that it wasn’t. I am not too sure of that. Obama and Holder should have been impeached, the czars defunded, and all of them run out of town, but they’re black and indulged instead.

Panic, is real. I’m pretty panicked.


39 posted on 05/12/2012 12:46:20 PM PDT by RitaOK (Nevermind, Newt. Forget the convention. I'm trusting God for the rest.)
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To: y6162

Not sure how this could be expected to go any differently. If this were President Joe Blow everyone would already be widely discussing his pending blowout loss. Almost nothing has went well or right during his term either for the country or for his supporters.


40 posted on 05/12/2012 12:52:23 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: DeaconRed

If we’re lucky he will go on a 3 month vacation.


41 posted on 05/12/2012 1:51:02 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

He doesn’t need to do any of that. He has spent the last 3 years creating a shadow government that is accountable via elections. He has placed his minions deep into the bowels of government and they will continue to pull the strings with or without him. Obama may be a dictator wannabe that can be disposed of but the power behind him will never sleep. They will keep chipping away our country bit by bit through regulation. A major house cleaning is needed.


42 posted on 05/12/2012 1:52:22 PM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: y6162

Saw an article which i did not bother reading yesterday stating his support among blacks remains unchanged. The headline alone convinced me i did not want to read further.


43 posted on 05/12/2012 1:53:35 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Dutch Boy

CORRECTION.

I meant to say unaccountable.


44 posted on 05/12/2012 1:53:35 PM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Correction. Unaccountable.


45 posted on 05/12/2012 1:54:46 PM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

“What a wasted opportunity for the GOP, who could have been winning this race with a real conservative.”

My fear is the entire election is a setup. The insiders know the economy and the dollar will collapse shortly after the election. The next President will inherit a depression that will make the 1930’s look like a party. The Democrats may have decided it benefits the party to lose to Romney in a tight election.

Romney, who will run under the conservative label, just as George W. Bush did, will govern as a compromising moderate to liberal. He won’t get credit for compromising and will be pilloried by the press, academia, and the elites for turning the Obama recovery into a depression .

The Democrats will retake the House and Senate in 2014 and will win the presidential race in 2016 by a landslide. Ironically they may even run Obama again for another “historical” election (Grover Cleveland revisited), with the campaign theme of bringing back hope and change. After 2016 demographics will almost certainly ensure Democrat dominated government for decades.


46 posted on 05/12/2012 3:09:21 PM PDT by Soul of the South
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To: Gaffer
Obama will not drop below 42%. That is the minimum estimate number of leeches and liberals in this country when spread over the electoral system.

Exactly! That is a rock solid voter base for the Kenyan Socialist. Then he will certainly get the union votes, including but not limited to SEIU, AFGE, teachers union & UAW. Then add the guilt laden rich white people who will again vote for him for the fear of being called racists. That is a formidable mountain to climb for the Mormon Mr. Romney. Many Christians who do not like Mormons could stay home. I will be truly shocked on evening of November 6th if Romney is declared the winner. But then there is this: http://hotair.com/archives/2012/05/11/rasmussen-daily-tracking-poll-gives-romney-his-best-lead-yet/
47 posted on 05/12/2012 4:08:34 PM PDT by entropy12 (Hate is the most insidious emotion, it will rot your gut more than anything else.)
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To: Happy Rain

Any time now Obama will start making noises about “wanting to spend more time with his young family”... not that he works all that hard right now, or takes the same vacations they do. But the Media will buy it and then re-sell it to the uniformed masses.


48 posted on 05/12/2012 4:12:53 PM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: entropy12
Then add the guilt laden rich white people who will again vote for him for the fear of being called racists.

The 2008 "white guilt" vote for Obama has evaporated. They've all seen him in action now -- and if voting against him makes them a "racist" -- they don't give a damn.

49 posted on 05/12/2012 4:19:49 PM PDT by okie01
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To: y6162

Frankly, any rejection of Obama is good for America. May these numbers only grow.


50 posted on 05/12/2012 5:09:18 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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