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  • Sign outside of business causing a boom in customers

    11/18/2012 5:30:23 PM PST · 105 of 110
    UltraV to Morgana

    No the sentence I was referring to was the “Riley sells Makita Tools” and afaik Ms. Pike is not related to the company. Maybe I’m wrong but unless she works for Makita, it’s irrelevant.

  • Sign outside of business causing a boom in customers

    11/18/2012 10:51:28 AM PST · 91 of 110
    UltraV to visualops

    I don’t know any men who don’t buy at the very least one tool a year.

  • Sign outside of business causing a boom in customers

    11/18/2012 10:45:26 AM PST · 89 of 110
    UltraV to 3Fingas

    Not surprised. They did this so Makita Tools can be pressured to cut ties with him, which is why they were mentioned.

  • Sign outside of business causing a boom in customers

    11/18/2012 10:43:53 AM PST · 86 of 110
    UltraV to Morgana

    "You can do it in a way that could be considered to be rude because he uses curse words and tells you to stay out of his store and that's perceived to be rude, but that's his choice," said Rachel Pike of Charleston. "On the other side of that, we get to make the choice on how we react." Riley sells Makita Tools at his business.

    Does anyone know how to write anymore? WTF does that last sentence have to do with the paragraph?

    In a statement, they told 13NEWS, "Makita distributes its tools and products through independent local distributors and retailers which are not owned or operated by Makita. The comments, statements or publicity generated by such distributors and/or retailers are their own opinion and do not reflect the position or opinion of Makita."

    Okay, I guess it has to do with the next paragraph in which you guys called his distributors to get him in trouble. I guess this is so your readership can boycott Makita now to put pressure on the store, seeing as how calling and whining from CA isn't helping.

  • Sign outside of business causing a boom in customers

    11/18/2012 10:35:48 AM PST · 85 of 110
    UltraV to Morgana

    He does have a point there. Also, Obamabots are more likely to be scammers anyway, so this is a good move all around.

  • Why Did Three Million Republicans Stay Home?

    11/08/2012 4:15:39 PM PST · 128 of 169
    UltraV to italyconservative

    Republican turnout in Vermont dropped as well. It could be secular Republicans weren’t crazy about voting for a Mormon either. McCain was much more amenable to the mushy moderate that wants to be liked by everyone. Romney was demonized as an extremist cultist who would ban contraceptives and tampons(!). It’s easy to take something different and make up the worst things about them. Many people have never met a Mormon so they still imagine that creepy freak with dozens of teenage wives. IOW, not “cool.”

  • Why Did Three Million Republicans Stay Home?

    11/08/2012 4:08:05 PM PST · 123 of 169
    UltraV to P.O.E.

    The Republican “establishment” can control the media? Hahahahahahahahahahahaha

  • More than 6 million self-described “evangelicals” voted for Obama.

    11/08/2012 4:01:10 PM PST · 17 of 94
    UltraV to cripplecreek

    Romney was not pathetic candidate. The pathetic part was in the Romney camp however. Their vaunted ORCA GOTV project was a total sham and failure. Poll watchers found out they didnt’ have their permit. No one told them they needed them. The charade totally collapsed without any backup plan that entailed the old fashioned GOTV methods.

  • The Unmitigated Disaster Known As Project ORCA (GOTV failure)

    11/08/2012 3:07:29 PM PST · 27 of 34
    UltraV to cherry

    I can’t say for sure, but I have a hard time buying the idea that the Dems’ integrity stops them from cheating Big.

  • Why Obama Won

    11/08/2012 3:00:48 PM PST · 119 of 120
    UltraV to equaviator

    I am the furthest thing from a “troo believer.” I follow the idea that “extraordinary theories require extraordinary evidence.” I’m not a 9/11 truther or a birther (I think the scandal is Obama pretended to be Kenyan-born which helped him get into Harvard.) Climate change happens, it’s happened as long as the world has existed. Not enough evidence to show we are to blame for any weather pattern changes of the last few decades. Definitely not enough for the Greenies to try to “fix” it.

    It’s just we can’t take for granted that Democrats acting as an organized cheating machine isn’t an extraordinary proposition. We know they are amoral. We know they are organized. We know they hate us. We know they feel justified with every slimy move they pull. We know they try to cheat and don’t find a problem with it. It’s just the fact that it’s really comfortably easy to say “pah on conspiracy theories” and it’s hard to actually accept the world is not as nice as we like to think.

    I have a friend who is going to look at the numbers by voting precinct and see whether there are any irregularities between ‘08 and ‘12. Already we are seeing interesting things, even if they are legit. For one, Republican turnout was not down evenly across the board. Romney got way more votes in TX than McCain received in 08. Wisconsin netted more than 150K more this election as well. But in OK and Kansas, Republican turnout dropped. Also in Vermont. Because they knew how their states would go? Perhaps. But I’m tired of the “evangelicals didn’t turn out” line as if we are a monolith of belief. We can’t just assume without actually looking at the data. Of course I want to compare the Dem-controlled district turnout in BG states with Rep-controlled districts. That could show any oddities in counting.

    Forgive the overlong post. Got a lot of thoughts on this subject. :)

  • Why Obama Won

    11/07/2012 10:23:46 PM PST · 109 of 120
    UltraV to equaviator
    Yah, I've been called a conspiracy theorist, but I've been asking what stops the Dems from cheating more and bigger than just what we manage to catch? Haven't got a good answer. Who will stop them in their own districts? Do the poll watchers get to actually watch the counting? How can I be sure my vote gets counted? Even if I get a slip of paper I don't know it will be counted. Many of us have to trust "enemy" partisans' integrity. And I don't know if you've noticed, but they hate us and barely accept we're human. So yah, we have to trust. But Reagan also said to Verify. We are fools if we don't.
  • Why Obama Won

    11/07/2012 10:18:29 PM PST · 108 of 120
    UltraV to KosmicKitty

    I’ve been thinking about this myself. Young women were not created (or evolved) to be alone. No matter the culture, it’s part of our biology. They are insecure and fearful, and therefore irrational because of it. It’s less unusual for young men to go off on their own, still not the healthiest thing, but definitely not for young females.

  • After Obama win, U.S. backs new U.N. arms treaty talks

    11/07/2012 10:06:46 PM PST · 71 of 135
    UltraV to Bikkuri

    That’s not why he lost. He was defined by the leftist media as an extremist. An archconservative Mormon evil businessman who hates minorites and women, who wants to take away food stamps and ban contraceptives and tampons. He didn’t lose because he was “liberal.”

  • After Obama win, U.S. backs new U.N. arms treaty talks

    11/07/2012 6:35:30 PM PST · 52 of 135
    UltraV to napscoordinator

    Don’t even think he lost because he was “liberal.” That’s insanity.

  • The Tea Party Got It Right, Mitt Got It Wrong

    11/07/2012 12:19:18 PM PST · 176 of 317
    UltraV to Chainmail

    To the left, there was nothing inoffensive about Romney. He was a religious extremist that would make birth control and tampons(!) illegal, an evil big businessman who would raise taxes on the middle class, make people go hungry by cancelling food stamps, someone who hated brown people and thought women should be forced to stay at home and have child after child.

    How would running someone less inoffensive help? The left owns the narrative. And you can’t win just pulling white male votes anymore.

  • Rasmussen Party Id: Republicans +5.8 (All Time Record)

    11/05/2012 2:37:30 PM PST · 142 of 163
    UltraV to Cato in PA

    I’m thinking the polling firms have been targeted and infiltrated. Also targeted on the respondent side for shenanigans. The internals have been laughable. D+11?? 64% white electorate nationally? Obama doing better than men than with women? I’ve seen all these things in recent polls.

    But one thing I’ve seen in most, somehow Romney has dropped 6-8 pts in Republican support in the last month and “switched to Obama” when we’ve seen the opposite here, several hardcore conservatives have grudgingly conceded to vote Romney, knowing what’s at stake.

    The only explanation is Dems are pretending to be Repubs and claiming to support Obama. That gets the opinion of real Repubs out of the game, but it also improves on the Repub numbers in general, which is why you won’t see 5+R come tomorrow.

  • Rasmussen Party Id: Republicans +5.8 (All Time Record)

    11/05/2012 2:25:52 PM PST · 141 of 163
    UltraV to nhwingut

    39%??? That’s almost like the old Dem percentages pre-Reagan. May we dominate with 42% this decade like they did for so long.

  • 'I feel like I was robbed': Runners frustrated, some angry after city puts brakes on NYC Marathon

    11/04/2012 10:36:05 AM PST · 5 of 119
    UltraV to jimbo123

    Awwww. Bless their hearts...

  • Romneys try to build momentum for the final days at Colorado rally

    11/03/2012 7:16:25 PM PDT · 15 of 22
    UltraV to gswilder

    More like over 25,000. That’s the OFA number.

  • Carl Cameron Reporting Romney "Giddy" Behind The Scenes

    11/03/2012 7:14:59 PM PDT · 151 of 178
    UltraV to Jake8898

    Well I was never under the impression that McCain would win last time. The polls are only getting 3-9% response rate this year, and they are all over the place.