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  • Vanity: Mistake not putting Newt as VP.

    07/14/2016 7:24:12 PM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 116 replies
    Watching Newt on Hannity...NOBODY is as wicked smart as Newt....!! He would keep the focus where it must be! He would DESTROY liberal arguments.... It was a mistake not putting him on the ticket...
  • How to reverse the destruction of American jobs: Replace (all) taxes, with one 100% import tariff.

    01/02/2011 9:14:39 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 87 replies
    For far too long, American conservatives have become accustomed to "blaming" the destruction of American jobs (rightfully) on unions and lawyers. It's all true, but while it's true - America is falling apart. Blaming those who caused the problem won't prevent the destruction of our great nation.
  • Bingo! Another Fallacy: Students Make Game Of Mapping Candidates' Errors In Logic

    10/16/2008 8:07:15 AM PDT · by steve-b · 34 replies · 1,761+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 10/16/08 | Stephen Kiehl
    Less than five minutes into last night's presidential debate, John McCain started talking about a man he called "Joe the Plumber," who didn't think he would benefit from Barack Obama's tax plan. And Kevin Heron, a senior at McDaniel College, began scrawling on his bingo card. He was among 50 students playing "Debate Fallacy Bingo" - a game devised by McDaniel professors to show how the candidates' arguments often fail basic tests of logic. Each student had a bingo card, and each box contained a type of logical fallacy. Heron wrote "Joe the Plumber" in the box marked, "Appeal to...
  • Illegal Immirgrents and Gasoline

    04/28/2006 7:50:09 AM PDT · by Tannerone · 46 replies · 919+ views
    original | 4/28/06 | Tanner One
    A Google search reveals for "illegal immigrants per day into the USA" about 7000 people. These people do not walk to their destination so someone is burning gasoline to move illegals. How much fuel? At least one out of 4 of these illegals are going to put an auto of some kind on the road. I doubt it is a 2006 model. So it is a clunker getting 12 to 14 mpg. So how many miles per day would this illegal drive to do what he/she is doing? How many gallons per day does this make? How much of other...
  • Iraq sparks stellar comeback (Dow up 4.5%, But Where Is The Press When It Is Down?)

    10/01/2002 4:57:03 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 22 replies · 151+ views
    Clymer News Network ^ | October 1, 2002 | Parija Bhatnagar
    <p>NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - The Dow Jones industrial average made a fighting comeback with a triple-digit rally Tuesday, posting its strongest gain in six weeks at the start of a new month and new quarter.</p> <p>The 30-share Dow, the world's most widely watched stock average, jumped 347 points, with much of the gains coming late in the session, after news that Iraq had agreed to allow the return of U.N. weapons inspectors; an advance team is due in Baghdad in about two weeks.</p>