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9/18/2012 3:09:22 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
Romney's recent "47 percent" comments prove what most people already know: that the Republican Presidential candidate doesn't care about or understand middle class Americans.

In this week's blog post (http://blog.debate.org...), I explain why.

Do you agree or disagree? Is Romney nothing more than a spoiled little rich boy working to help other millionaires? I definitely think so.
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9/18/2012 3:10:25 PM
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At 9/18/2012 3:09:22 PM, chrumbelievable wrote:
Romney's recent "47 percent" comments prove what most people already know: that the Republican Presidential candidate doesn't care about or understand middle class Americans.

In this week's blog post (http://blog.debate.org...), I explain why.

Do you agree or disagree? Is Romney nothing more than a spoiled little rich boy working to help other millionaires? I definitely think so.

Although I don't really know the full story behind this, I hardly consider someone who pays no income tax middle class.
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9/18/2012 3:14:27 PM
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At 9/18/2012 3:09:22 PM, chrumbelievable wrote:
Romney's recent "47 percent" comments prove what most people already know: that the Republican Presidential candidate doesn't care about or understand middle class Americans.

In this week's blog post (http://blog.debate.org...), I explain why.

Do you agree or disagree? Is Romney nothing more than a spoiled little rich boy working to help other millionaires? I definitely think so.

I think hes just horrifically disconnected with what average Americans are struggling with and that these statements of his only show that this is the case.

Thats the opinion of my neutral and wise side, my extremely liberally biased side would probably say something along the lines of "Of course he is a spoiled rich boy who was born with a silver spoon up his a** and if this guy gets elected then everyone who isnt upper class is royally f*cked!!!!"

I like to keep my extremely liberally biased side under my bed though.
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9/18/2012 3:15:13 PM
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At 9/18/2012 3:10:25 PM, AlwaysMoreThanYou wrote:
At 9/18/2012 3:09:22 PM, chrumbelievable wrote:
Romney's recent "47 percent" comments prove what most people already know: that the Republican Presidential candidate doesn't care about or understand middle class Americans.

In this week's blog post (http://blog.debate.org...), I explain why.

Do you agree or disagree? Is Romney nothing more than a spoiled little rich boy working to help other millionaires? I definitely think so.

Although I don't really know the full story behind this, I hardly consider someone who pays no income tax middle class.

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9/18/2012 3:39:38 PM
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He also doesn't care about the very poor or the very rich...Mitt Romney doesn't care about anyone...
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9/18/2012 4:41:57 PM
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There this whole pseudo-importance about being "connected" or being able to "understand" what the middle class goes through. This is pure bullsh!t. All that is needed is a firm understanding of economics and thereby how economies affect the middle class- which can all be understood without leaving a textbook. I'd much rather trust a billionaire PHD economist as the leader of the country than a charismatic person from humble backgrounds (not an analogy that extends for Romney for obvious reasons).
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9/18/2012 4:48:53 PM
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At 9/18/2012 4:41:57 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
There this whole pseudo-importance about being "connected" or being able to "understand" what the middle class goes through. This is pure bullsh!t. All that is needed is a firm understanding of economics and thereby how economies affect the middle class- which can all be understood without leaving a textbook. I'd much rather trust a billionaire PHD economist as the leader of the country than a charismatic person from humble backgrounds (not an analogy that extends for Romney for obvious reasons).

except that the president ultimately would never have the absolute power to fully employ his vision, and he would, like always, have equally prominent economists disagree with him. That connection that you just sh!t all over is actually instrumental to the presidency, so that the people know that they're desires are being saliently represented in highest offices of government.

Your preference fails on both practical and symbolic grounds.
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9/18/2012 4:49:41 PM
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At 9/18/2012 4:48:53 PM, 000ike wrote:
At 9/18/2012 4:41:57 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
There this whole pseudo-importance about being "connected" or being able to "understand" what the middle class goes through. This is pure bullsh!t. All that is needed is a firm understanding of economics and thereby how economies affect the middle class- which can all be understood without leaving a textbook. I'd much rather trust a billionaire PHD economist as the leader of the country than a charismatic person from humble backgrounds (not an analogy that extends for Romney for obvious reasons).

except that the president ultimately would never have the absolute power to fully employ his vision, and he would, like always, have equally prominent economists disagree with him. That connection that you just sh!t all over is actually instrumental to the presidency, so that the people know that they're desires are being saliently represented in highest offices of government.

Your preference fails on both practical and symbolic grounds.

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9/18/2012 5:19:02 PM
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At 9/18/2012 4:48:53 PM, 000ike wrote:
At 9/18/2012 4:41:57 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
There this whole pseudo-importance about being "connected" or being able to "understand" what the middle class goes through. This is pure bullsh!t. All that is needed is a firm understanding of economics and thereby how economies affect the middle class- which can all be understood without leaving a textbook. I'd much rather trust a billionaire PHD economist as the leader of the country than a charismatic person from humble backgrounds (not an analogy that extends for Romney for obvious reasons).

except that the president ultimately would never have the absolute power to fully employ his vision,

That's not unique to my proposition. That has and always will be like this and has absolutely no relevance to what I was saying. The President has the power to influence policy and in some cases actually make it.

and he would, like always, have equally prominent economists disagree with him.

Economists disagree on the normative implications of economic theory, however they almost always agree on the positive economics. If you have an understanding of history coupled with economic theory (not necessarily partisan), you're in a good position to lead the country. As well, your point actually plays into my favour because if the President is knowledgeable in economic theory, then he can combat the rival economic viewpoints of his economists, instead of ignoring or surrendering to them.

That connection that you just sh!t all over is actually instrumental to the presidency, so that the people know that they're desires are being saliently represented in highest offices of government.

People knowing something=/=It being good or it being efficient. People might get all warm and fuzzy that their President is a low-life from Harlem who fought his way to the top, but that doesn't have any implications as to his performance.

Your preference fails on both practical and symbolic grounds.

Cool story, brah.
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9/18/2012 5:21:29 PM
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When I heard the clip it seemed like his message was lets get the middle class off the government safety net...
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9/18/2012 5:21:41 PM
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9/18/2012 5:24:00 PM
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At 9/18/2012 3:39:38 PM, lewis20 wrote:
He also doesn't care about the very poor or the very rich...Mitt Romney doesn't care about anyone...



First .. when the 14-year-old daughter of a Bain employee went missing in New York City, Romney shut down Bain Capital in Boston and moved almost the entire staff to NYC. He set up a war room in a hotel and enlisted the aid of Bain connections to find the girl. When they found her the doctors said she might not have had more than a day to live. This is a man who doesn"t care?
And here"s a story you probably haven"t heard. Romney was running against Ted Kennedy for Kennedy"s Senate seat in Massachusetts. As a Senatorial candidate Romney toured the VA hospital near Boston. While touring the hospital Romney discovered that there was not enough money to buy dairy products for sick soldiers. Romney reviewed the VA medical center"s books to see if there was any funny stuff going on. Everything looked fine, so Romney asked the administrators what they needed. They said they needed milk. Romney made some remark about how he had learned how to milk a cow .. then left. The next Friday the milkman arrived. A truck rolled up with 7000 pints of milk. The delivery man refused to tell the VA medical where the milk came from. When the man who delivered the milk finally retired about two years later he told the hospital staff where the milk came from. Mitt Romney.

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Yeah hes obvs such a scumbag. Please , tell me more!
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9/18/2012 5:25:39 PM
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At 9/18/2012 5:21:41 PM, thett3 wrote:
http://www.boortz.com...

Made it to the second line before I stopped reading.
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9/18/2012 5:27:44 PM
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At 9/18/2012 5:25:39 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:21:41 PM, thett3 wrote:
http://www.boortz.com...


Made it to the second line before I stopped reading.
"Obama must be breathing a sign of relief today. The news has shifted away from his the spectacular collapse of Dear Ruler"s apology and pandering based outreach to the Muslim world."

cool story bro. I would actually agree that that line is BS but how about reading the relevant part of the article? But no, its way funner to make snide little comments
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9/18/2012 5:29:44 PM
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At 9/18/2012 4:41:57 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
There this whole pseudo-importance about being "connected" or being able to "understand" what the middle class goes through. This is pure bullsh!t. All that is needed is a firm understanding of economics and thereby how economies affect the middle class- which can all be understood without leaving a textbook. I'd much rather trust a billionaire PHD economist as the leader of the country than a charismatic person from humble backgrounds (not an analogy that extends for Romney for obvious reasons).

This.

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9/18/2012 5:50:04 PM
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At 9/18/2012 5:27:44 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:25:39 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:21:41 PM, thett3 wrote:
http://www.boortz.com...


Made it to the second line before I stopped reading.
"Obama must be breathing a sign of relief today. The news has shifted away from his the spectacular collapse of Dear Ruler"s apology and pandering based outreach to the Muslim world."

cool story bro. I would actually agree that that line is BS but how about reading the relevant part of the article? But no, its way funner to make snide little comments

It's funny that an article can lose all credibility within a few seconds. I'm not going to listen to some BS spewed by some blogger who starts their story like that, if they had any integrity at all they wouldn't discredit themselves in their opening line.
Obama is pandering and apologizing to muslims? C'mon he's slaughtered plenty enough muslims to deserve the respect of any neo-con spouting that rhetoric.
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9/18/2012 5:55:10 PM
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At 9/18/2012 5:50:04 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:27:44 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:25:39 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:21:41 PM, thett3 wrote:
http://www.boortz.com...


Made it to the second line before I stopped reading.
"Obama must be breathing a sign of relief today. The news has shifted away from his the spectacular collapse of Dear Ruler"s apology and pandering based outreach to the Muslim world."

cool story bro. I would actually agree that that line is BS but how about reading the relevant part of the article? But no, its way funner to make snide little comments

It's funny that an article can lose all credibility within a few seconds. I'm not going to listen to some BS spewed by some blogger who starts their story like that, if they had any integrity at all they wouldn't discredit themselves in their opening line.
Obama is pandering and apologizing to muslims? C'mon he's slaughtered plenty enough muslims to deserve the respect of any neo-con spouting that rhetoric.

This kids is an ad hominem argument. See, Lewis here was proven wrong in his previous post but instead of actually addressing the issue he takes the easy way out and attacks the author for being a partisan hack. Unfortunately for him, one can be a partisan hack and still be right. Lewis here isn't stupid enough to not know this, but he just doesnt like being proven wrong
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9/18/2012 5:58:19 PM
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At 9/18/2012 3:09:22 PM, chrumbelievable wrote:
Romney's recent "47 percent" comments prove what most people already know: that the Republican Presidential candidate doesn't care about or understand middle class Americans.

In this week's blog post (http://blog.debate.org...), I explain why.

Do you agree or disagree? Is Romney nothing more than a spoiled little rich boy working to help other millionaires? I definitely think so.


I thought even liberals were above this. Apparently not.
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9/18/2012 6:09:33 PM
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At 9/18/2012 5:55:10 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:50:04 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:27:44 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:25:39 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:21:41 PM, thett3 wrote:
http://www.boortz.com...


Made it to the second line before I stopped reading.
"Obama must be breathing a sign of relief today. The news has shifted away from his the spectacular collapse of Dear Ruler"s apology and pandering based outreach to the Muslim world."

cool story bro. I would actually agree that that line is BS but how about reading the relevant part of the article? But no, its way funner to make snide little comments

It's funny that an article can lose all credibility within a few seconds. I'm not going to listen to some BS spewed by some blogger who starts their story like that, if they had any integrity at all they wouldn't discredit themselves in their opening line.
Obama is pandering and apologizing to muslims? C'mon he's slaughtered plenty enough muslims to deserve the respect of any neo-con spouting that rhetoric.

This kids is an ad hominem argument. See, Lewis here was proven wrong in his previous post but instead of actually addressing the issue he takes the easy way out and attacks the author for being a partisan hack. Unfortunately for him, one can be a partisan hack and still be right. Lewis here isn't stupid enough to not know this, but he just doesnt like being proven wrong

I haven't made any argument about the article, it could be pure gold. All I am saying is that if the author starts it off with such a stupid statement, I'm not going to read it. Rush Limbaugh and Michael Moore say things I agree with all the time, doesn't mean I have any respect for, nor care what they have to say.
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9/18/2012 6:14:30 PM
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At 9/18/2012 3:09:22 PM, chrumbelievable wrote:
Romney's recent "47 percent" comments prove what most people already know: that the Republican Presidential candidate doesn't care about or understand middle class Americans.

In this week's blog post (http://blog.debate.org...), I explain why.

Do you agree or disagree? Is Romney nothing more than a spoiled little rich boy working to help other millionaires? I definitely think so.

OOO, conjecture without any substance. I can play this game. Ok:"Is Obama nothing more than a community organizer?" "Does Obama have any experience besides being a state senator?" "Is Obama nothing more than some lawyer who couldn't even get into the convention in 04, but decided he could ride the Liberal Love/Bush Hate wave of 08 into the White House?"

Actually, most of those have far more basis and fact behind them than yours.

Your really gonna try and nail or guy for being inexperienced? Really?!
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9/18/2012 6:15:42 PM
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At 9/18/2012 4:48:53 PM, 000ike wrote:
At 9/18/2012 4:41:57 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
There this whole pseudo-importance about being "connected" or being able to "understand" what the middle class goes through. This is pure bullsh!t. All that is needed is a firm understanding of economics and thereby how economies affect the middle class- which can all be understood without leaving a textbook. I'd much rather trust a billionaire PHD economist as the leader of the country than a charismatic person from humble backgrounds (not an analogy that extends for Romney for obvious reasons).

except that the president ultimately would never have the absolute power to fully employ his vision, and he would, like always, have equally prominent economists disagree with him. That connection that you just sh!t all over is actually instrumental to the presidency, so that the people know that they're desires are being saliently represented in highest offices of government.


And...how are they not? What, you think Ronmey is just gonna help the rich like him? Really?!

Your preference fails on both practical and symbolic grounds.
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9/18/2012 6:17:18 PM
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9/18/2012 6:17:43 PM
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At 9/18/2012 6:09:33 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:55:10 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:50:04 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:27:44 PM, thett3 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:25:39 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 5:21:41 PM, thett3 wrote:
http://www.boortz.com...


Made it to the second line before I stopped reading.
"Obama must be breathing a sign of relief today. The news has shifted away from his the spectacular collapse of Dear Ruler"s apology and pandering based outreach to the Muslim world."

cool story bro. I would actually agree that that line is BS but how about reading the relevant part of the article? But no, its way funner to make snide little comments

It's funny that an article can lose all credibility within a few seconds. I'm not going to listen to some BS spewed by some blogger who starts their story like that, if they had any integrity at all they wouldn't discredit themselves in their opening line.
Obama is pandering and apologizing to muslims? C'mon he's slaughtered plenty enough muslims to deserve the respect of any neo-con spouting that rhetoric.

This kids is an ad hominem argument. See, Lewis here was proven wrong in his previous post but instead of actually addressing the issue he takes the easy way out and attacks the author for being a partisan hack. Unfortunately for him, one can be a partisan hack and still be right. Lewis here isn't stupid enough to not know this, but he just doesnt like being proven wrong

I haven't made any argument about the article, it could be pure gold. All I am saying is that if the author starts it off with such a stupid statement, I'm not going to read it. Rush Limbaugh and Michael Moore say things I agree with all the time, doesn't mean I have any respect for, nor care what they have to say.

How do you listen to/read any news with your WV? You must think every starting statement is stupid...
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9/18/2012 6:20:44 PM
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At 9/18/2012 4:41:57 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
There this whole pseudo-importance about being "connected" or being able to "understand" what the middle class goes through. This is pure bullsh!t. All that is needed is a firm understanding of economics and thereby how economies affect the middle class- which can all be understood without leaving a textbook. I'd much rather trust a billionaire PHD economist as the leader of the country than a charismatic person from humble backgrounds (not an analogy that extends for Romney for obvious reasons).

And the fact that the middle class will be affected by any legislation whose effect is class-based. There is no definition of the middle class, so statements are often made that seem contridictory.

Child tax credit reductions will hurt the middle class.
Capital gains increase will hurt the middle class.

Which is it, people? Are they poor and can't afford a tax increase? Or, are they wealthy enough to have investments?
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9/18/2012 6:25:16 PM
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At 9/18/2012 6:17:43 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:09:33 PM, lewis20 wrote:
I haven't made any argument about the article, it could be pure gold. All I am saying is that if the author starts it off with such a stupid statement, I'm not going to read it. Rush Limbaugh and Michael Moore say things I agree with all the time, doesn't mean I have any respect for, nor care what they have to say.

How do you listen to/read any news with your WV? You must think every starting statement is stupid...

WV? Why would I think every starting statement is stupid?
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9/18/2012 6:28:31 PM
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At 9/18/2012 6:25:16 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:17:43 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:09:33 PM, lewis20 wrote:
I haven't made any argument about the article, it could be pure gold. All I am saying is that if the author starts it off with such a stupid statement, I'm not going to read it. Rush Limbaugh and Michael Moore say things I agree with all the time, doesn't mean I have any respect for, nor care what they have to say.

How do you listen to/read any news with your WV? You must think every starting statement is stupid...

WV? Why would I think every starting statement is stupid?

World View. And 90% of the time on this site when I see you post its on how dumb, or stupid, or useless something is. Exception would be stuff regarding Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, or Libertarians.
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9/18/2012 6:34:06 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 9/18/2012 6:28:31 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:25:16 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:17:43 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:09:33 PM, lewis20 wrote:
I haven't made any argument about the article, it could be pure gold. All I am saying is that if the author starts it off with such a stupid statement, I'm not going to read it. Rush Limbaugh and Michael Moore say things I agree with all the time, doesn't mean I have any respect for, nor care what they have to say.

How do you listen to/read any news with your WV? You must think every starting statement is stupid...

WV? Why would I think every starting statement is stupid?

World View. And 90% of the time on this site when I see you post its on how dumb, or stupid, or useless something is. Exception would be stuff regarding Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, or Libertarians.

Libertarian world view and 90% of what I post is about how dumb, stupid or useless something is?
Was I wrong about the article intro? and is that kind of an introduction not as valid a reason as any avoid reading the article?
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9/18/2012 6:35:18 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 9/18/2012 6:34:06 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:28:31 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:25:16 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:17:43 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 9/18/2012 6:09:33 PM, lewis20 wrote:
I haven't made any argument about the article, it could be pure gold. All I am saying is that if the author starts it off with such a stupid statement, I'm not going to read it. Rush Limbaugh and Michael Moore say things I agree with all the time, doesn't mean I have any respect for, nor care what they have to say.

How do you listen to/read any news with your WV? You must think every starting statement is stupid...

WV? Why would I think every starting statement is stupid?

World View. And 90% of the time on this site when I see you post its on how dumb, or stupid, or useless something is. Exception would be stuff regarding Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, or Libertarians.

Libertarian world view and 90% of what I post is about how dumb, stupid or useless something is?
Was I wrong about the article intro? and is that kind of an introduction not as valid a reason as any avoid reading the article?

No. I find that if you judge stuff by the first five seconds you spend with it in life, your just gonna go around wondering why everything sucks.
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9/18/2012 6:41:45 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 9/18/2012 6:14:30 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 9/18/2012 3:09:22 PM, chrumbelievable wrote:
Romney's recent "47 percent" comments prove what most people already know: that the Republican Presidential candidate doesn't care about or understand middle class Americans.

In this week's blog post (http://blog.debate.org...), I explain why.

Do you agree or disagree? Is Romney nothing more than a spoiled little rich boy working to help other millionaires? I definitely think so.


OOO, conjecture without any substance. I can play this game. Ok:"Is Obama nothing more than a community organizer?" "Does Obama have any experience besides being a state senator?" "Is Obama nothing more than some lawyer who couldn't even get into the convention in 04, but decided he could ride the Liberal Love/Bush Hate wave of 08 into the White House?"

Actually, most of those have far more basis and fact behind them than yours.

Your really gonna try and nail or guy for being inexperienced? Really?!

You read his quote, right? Sure, I'm definitely letting my emotion take part in my argument, and being a brat by calling him a spoiled little rich kid, but he blatantly states that he is NOT working for the 47% of voters who rely on government assistance (stupidly, as a large part of this percentage are REPUBLICANS).

Also, I said nothing about his experience. Only that's as a "spoiled rich kid," he has no frame of reference to understand the struggles of the middle class.
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9/18/2012 6:41:56 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 9/18/2012 6:35:18 PM, OberHerr wrote:
No. I find that if you judge stuff by the first five seconds you spend with it in life, your just gonna go around wondering why everything sucks.

From ragging on a blog post to life lessons in one sentence? Good stuff.
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