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  • Gun Control Laws

    04/11/2008 12:42:18 PM PDT · by Apparently · 126 replies · 133+ views
    April 10 2008 | apparentlly
    Gun owners insist that they need to carry a concealed weapon that is handguns for self-protection from criminals. Now that is saying that it is not safe for anyone to walk/drive to work at anytime of the day or night without fear of being attacked, robbed, raped, murdered for money etc. I am told that you cannot make any enemies in the United States for fear of being shot. In addition, that the only way of preventing this is to carry with you, a handgun of one form or another. I am also told that a well arm society is...
  • Why aren't the tax cuts working? (Meow Mix)

    01/25/2008 10:26:50 AM PST · by heartsafire · 323 replies · 246+ views
    unemployed mother
    Seven years ago George bush and the republicans gave a tax cut to the wealthy. We had a recesion and as far as Im concerned we never recovered. I was working as a telemarketeer and my husband was at an assembly plant. In 2001 my husband was laid off after his job was outsourced. Then I lost my job too. My husband now works at Target and I held a job at Burger King. A week ago my job was terminated after buisness wasn't so well. Now were in another recession and Bush wants yet another tax cut? If cutting...
  • Joe's Debt (sob story)

    11/07/2007 10:51:58 AM PST · by dynachrome · 256 replies · 340+ views
    some whiner | 2007 | Joe
    I didn't immediately realize, as I made my way through the enrollment lines at college, how much it was going to cost me to live in Pasadena. My college had no dormitories so all students had to find off campus housing and transportation to get to get to school. Tuition averaged $11,000.00 per semester and the school ran 3 continuous semesters per year. In a sincere effort to fund my education, I turned to my college financial aid office, where advisors never even suggested federal funding or grants etc. . They simply directed me to private loan companies, who were...
  • America’s Armageddonites (ZOT!!! Armageddon arrives early for someone)

    11/07/2007 3:04:16 PM PST · by TaxesR2High · 78 replies · 266+ views
    Foreign Policy in Focus ^ | October 10, 2007 | Jon Basil Utley
    I have added my own commentary throughout this article. -- TaxesR2High Utopian fantasies have long transfixed the human race. Yet today a much rarer fantasy has become popular in the United States. Millions of Americans, the richest people in history, have a death wish. They are the new “Armageddonites,” fundamentalist evangelicals who have moved from forecasting Armageddon to actually trying to bring it about. Most journalists find it difficult to take seriously that tens of millions of Americans, filled with fantasies of revenge and empowerment, long to leave a world they despise. These Armageddonites believe that they alone will get...
  • Zot! The truths behind the Hilary Clinton video

    06/25/2007 10:21:15 AM PDT · by ToxicAmerica · 61 replies · 3,730+ views
    Youtube ^ | 6/21/07 | Lloyd Kaufman
    <p>I recently found this video blog posted by independent film maker and independent art advocate, Lloyd Kaufman. He addresses the recent Hilary Clinton parody video that gained momentory media attention. Although the attention it originally got was positive, Kaufman's attention is certainly not. What do you all think? Are his claims warranted and are his concerns legitimated?</p>
  • The Iraq War is the epitome of perfection!!! (Troll Quality Index Hits Five-Year Low)

    05/17/2006 5:50:46 PM PDT · by cheneyrumsfeld08 · 69 replies · 4,697+ views
    Hello, fellow white people! Yeeeeeehaawwwwww! What in tarnation is all this jibber jabber I hear about the Iraqi war going anything but one hundred percent perfectly?! I tell ya what that is: COMMIE talk! These Un-American libs (which include minorities, women, and other minorities, such as blacks and homosexual gay queers!) the war has turned into a black hole with no "forseeable" (whatever in tarnation that big word means) end in sight. To this I say, shut your damn mouth! The only opinions that should be expressed are those that are in total agreement with our distinguished president, Dick Cheney,...
  • How to handle the war

    04/18/2006 12:52:40 PM PDT · by Oklahoma twister chaser · 82 replies · 998+ views
    My oppion | 04-18-2006 | oklahoma twister chaser
    The way that president Bush should handle the war is he should use poeple that like to deer hunt and send them to fight the war over seas and tell them that hunting season is open boys that means send us native okies over there we can do some serious damage
  • ZOT John McCain for President 2008

    John McCain is running for President 2008. As a republican candidate, John McCain could win the republican nomination. Many feel if John McCain runs against Hillary Clinton, he would win the presidential election in 2008. John McCain graduated from the Naval Academy in 1958. After graduation, John McCain became a Naval Avaitor. For over 5 years, John McCain was a Vietnam captive. John McCain became a US Senator for Arizona in 1986. Senator John McCain is now Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, and is known for his successful passing of Campaign Finance Reform. Express your...
  • Shaking the Foundation of Faith

    11/21/2005 11:02:22 PM PST · by Lorianne · 203 replies · 2,528+ views
    NY Times ^ | November 18, 2005 | Scott M. Liell
    AN event that occurred 250 years ago today stands as a singular reminder that the war between faith and science in America did not start in Dover, Pa., where several school board members who promoted the teaching of intelligent design were voted out of office last week, or even in that Tennessee courthouse in 1925 where John Scopes was tried for teaching evolution. It has been a recurring theme in our history since the very seedtime of the republic. In the early hours of Nov. 18, 1755, the most destructive earthquake ever recorded in the eastern United States struck at...
  • Trolls have no chance to survive. Make your time.

    09/06/2005 10:32:57 AM PDT · by AlmaThe Younger · 111 replies · 2,669+ views
    Beebers 14:8 | 09/06/05 | AlmaTheCrisp
    In light of the recent events in New Orleans etc. It is interesting to note that over a hundred fifty years ago the American prophet Joseph Smith prophesied that the day would come when the US government would waste itself waging war in foreign lands while at home the nation would collapse with natural disasters and internal amarchy and chaos as a direct result of the wickedness of the US people and the nations rejection of the God of this land, Jesus Christ. Coincedence? A lucky guess?
  • Clinton a lightning rod for both sides ahead of 2008 race

    07/31/2005 10:22:52 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 414+ views
    San Diego Union -Tribune ^ | 7/31/05 | George E. Condon - CNS
    WASHINGTON – For very different reasons, Republicans and liberal Democrats found themselves together last week protesting Hillary Rodham Clinton's effort to stake out ground in the political center. But the New York senator holds such a dominant position in the jockeying for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination – even 2½ years before the first caucus – that she has been able to brush off the early attacks from both her right and left. When Clinton appeared in Columbus at the annual meeting of the centrist Democratic Leadership Council, Ohio Republican Chairman Bob Bennett hurried to the scene to make sure...
  • How liberals can't even attack people right without leaving evidence.

    02/12/2005 5:07:24 PM PST · by conservative_brother · 331 replies · 2,542+ views
    <p>Got to love liberals! They can't even break in a house to plant evidence without leaving evidence that leads back to All of Maryland is talking about the Mayor Martin O Rotten and the rumor that is at least 24 months old, but the democrart party party all of a sudden now wants an investigation?lol How hopelessly pathetic are these bunch of clueless fools? Do they really think that anybody with a clue is buying Mayor Martin O Rottens fake tears? As for GOP4BUSH, gee dumping private emails into the forum a few slit seconds before a reporter for the Washington Post just happens to be here.;)priceless LOL I would love to know why a reporter for the Washington Post would be on a conservative web forum in the first place. I guess what Iam trying to say democrats is YOU ARE SO BUSTED!!!LOL I pray the democrats call for an investigation, because GOP4BUSH will be exposed!! I have a feeling that he or she is a democrat flunky. This just might have sunk Martin O rottens boat for Govenor before it even left the dock!! Keep up the pathetic work democrats lol!!</p>
  • sycho cop (stuned bye truley descusting, sycho modd)

    02/12/2005 1:31:51 PM PST · by mike magoon · 149 replies · 3,541+ views
    my town | now | me
  • "Newbie" Is An Insult...

    02/11/2005 1:27:28 PM PST · by Heartland Hattie · 288 replies · 4,871+ views
    self | 02/11005 | Heartland Hattie
    OK Folks, thanx for the warm welcome. NOT. Sorry that my speech/writing patterns don't fit your ideals. Sorry that I'd like to actually do something besides sit behind my computer and flame people. ZOTS, Viking Kitties be damned, I have an opinion and I have the right to voice it. If more people would get fired up instead of living in their little cyber world and being snide, things might not be in the state they are today. Life is more than LOL and :o)...
  • I Don't Understand (Let me try to explain. Fear of Zot is the beginning of wisdom.)

    02/10/2005 4:22:24 PM PST · by jack high straight · 101 replies · 1,961+ views
    Why am i banned every time I sign up here? I don't understand. I don't break any rules. I am nice. This hurts my feelings. it's not right.
  • McCain speech convinces Michael Moore to become a Republican

    09/01/2004 1:18:33 AM PDT · by georgewrepublican99 · 61 replies · 1,496+ views
    The C&B ^ | Tuesday, August 31 @ 03:37:41 CDT | The C&B
    McCain speech convinces Michael Moore to become a Republican. The crowd-stopper in McCain's speech was an offering of love to anti-Bush and anti-war filmmaker Michael Moore, who was in the arena on a press pass. Moore was given a massive group hug from the crowd and was instantly won over by the GOP.
  • Some bounce heh

    08/20/2004 10:33:39 AM PDT · by italianquaker · 114 replies · 2,652+ views
    If this poll is true not much of the 15 point bump heh lets see how they spin this w2004
  • The War in Iraq is Wrong

    04/09/2003 9:46:29 AM PDT · by Jonathan AG · 384 replies · 1,278+ views
    Ban me, but have the courage to accept the truth. This War is wrong. Many innocent Iraqis have died. Many Americans have died. Iraq is in chaos. No food. No water. No power. I don't care if staged events involving a few criminals and looters make the people appear to be happy. Ask the ones who had their lives destroyed by American bombs. There are no WMDs. America will remain in Iraq long enough to: A) plunder its resouces B) ensure a Bush election victory in spite of massive deficits and a terrible economy. THIS WAR IS WRONG.