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PetersSmith
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10/19/2016 2:19:36 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
So, for those of you who care, the third presidential debate will be held today, October 19th, at 9PM. It will be held in Las Vegas.

The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News (which is unfortunate since only a woman, as proved by the VP debate, can keep them in line). Topics will include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president (presuming they stop insulting each other for a moment). Who do you think will win?
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10/19/2016 2:28:20 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/19/2016 2:19:36 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
So, for those of you who care, the third presidential debate will be held today, October 19th, at 9PM. It will be held in Las Vegas.

The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News (which is unfortunate since only a woman, as proved by the VP debate, can keep them in line). Topics will include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president (presuming they stop insulting each other for a moment). Who do you think will win?

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10/19/2016 2:53:23 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/19/2016 2:19:36 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
So, for those of you who care, the third presidential debate will be held today, October 19th, at 9PM. It will be held in Las Vegas.

The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News (which is unfortunate since only a woman, as proved by the VP debate, can keep them in line). Topics will include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president (presuming they stop insulting each other for a moment). Who do you think will win?

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10/19/2016 2:54:05 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/19/2016 2:19:36 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
So, for those of you who care, the third presidential debate will be held today, October 19th, at 9PM. It will be held in Las Vegas.

The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News (which is unfortunate since only a woman, as proved by the VP debate, can keep them in line). Topics will include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president (presuming they stop insulting each other for a moment). Who do you think will win?

And also, does it really matter who will win. This election is already decided
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10/19/2016 3:21:09 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
I'm sorry PetersSmith, a straight answer is the Clintons will win. As for the questions, they don't matter the object of the is to appear that you are answering the question as you change the subject.
To a candidate, the debates are another opportunity to make a speech to people that will make it more likely you will vote for them. After changing the subject this is what they will do.
The Clintons have been doing doing stuff like this since they were in law school, I don't expect Trump will learn how to do this well by tonight.
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10/19/2016 7:31:32 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/19/2016 2:28:20 PM, Stymie13 wrote:
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And I won't even bother watching this pointless third debate. It is unreasonable to expect any movement in the polls. Hillary's victory is all but certain at this point (http://election.princeton.edu...).
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10/19/2016 7:43:11 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
They will use most of the time to take jabs at each other. Nothing of substance will be discussed. I'll be a waste of time to watch and both sides will claim the win in the end. These debates have turned into a real bad dog and pony show that feeds into the worst of pop culture; a Jerry Springer show mentality. It's too bad that the higherst office in the land has turned into a farce. The American people deserve better than these two.
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10/19/2016 7:51:01 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/19/2016 2:19:36 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
So, for those of you who care, the third presidential debate will be held today, October 19th, at 9PM. It will be held in Las Vegas.

The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News (which is unfortunate since only a woman, as proved by the VP debate, can keep them in line). Topics will include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president (presuming they stop insulting each other for a moment). Who do you think will win?

Going to a watch party in downtown Madison. It should be fun.
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10/19/2016 9:31:59 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Three hours to go.
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10/19/2016 11:27:52 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/19/2016 2:19:36 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
So, for those of you who care, the third presidential debate will be held today, October 19th, at 9PM. It will be held in Las Vegas.

The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News (which is unfortunate since only a woman, as proved by the VP debate, can keep them in line). Topics will include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president (presuming they stop insulting each other for a moment). Who do you think will win?

So apparently Trump is bringing Obama's half-brother to this debate. Is this really the best he can do? Unless Obama's half-brother pulls out a Kenyan birth certificate with Obama's name on it, he will make no difference.
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10/20/2016 12:05:19 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/19/2016 2:19:36 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
So, for those of you who care, the third presidential debate will be held today, October 19th, at 9PM. It will be held in Las Vegas.

The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News (which is unfortunate since only a woman, as proved by the VP debate, can keep them in line). Topics will include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president (presuming they stop insulting each other for a moment). Who do you think will win?

The time has run out for Trump to convince the general voter that he is not a raving lunatic. Trump's base will see every line by Trump as a clear win. Hillary will be her usual non-exciting pragmatic self and will let Trump keep digging his hole deeper and deeper. I cannot see Trump bringing back all the voters that he spent the last 6 months pushing away.
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10/20/2016 12:23:30 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/19/2016 2:19:36 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
So, for those of you who care, the third presidential debate will be held today, October 19th, at 9PM. It will be held in Las Vegas.

The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News (which is unfortunate since only a woman, as proved by the VP debate, can keep them in line). Topics will include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president (presuming they stop insulting each other for a moment). Who do you think will win?

I know this means the hangouts would be spicy, but they won't open for me ;_;
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10/20/2016 12:33:22 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/20/2016 12:23:30 AM, Vaarka wrote:
At 10/19/2016 2:19:36 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
So, for those of you who care, the third presidential debate will be held today, October 19th, at 9PM. It will be held in Las Vegas. https://www.youtube.com...

The debate will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News (which is unfortunate since only a woman, as proved by the VP debate, can keep them in line). Topics will include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president (presuming they stop insulting each other for a moment). Who do you think will win?

I know this means the hangouts would be spicy, but they won't open for me ;_;
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PetersSmith
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10/20/2016 12:56:16 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
And here we go...
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10/20/2016 1:01:09 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Lady with a ponytail had the WORST case of bitchy resting face that I've ever seen. That sh!t was terminal.
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PetersSmith
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10/20/2016 1:06:32 AM
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Woah, three appointments? Is he thinking they're going to get some sort of plague in the Supreme Court?
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PetersSmith
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10/20/2016 1:09:30 AM
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He's already complaining about his treatment lol
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PetersSmith
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10/20/2016 1:14:10 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
And he already starts attacking her and not discussing policy.
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10/20/2016 1:14:16 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it."
- Lord Dunsany -

"The darkness drops again but now I know
That twenty centuries of stony sleep
Were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle,
And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,
Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born? "
- W. B. Yeats -

Virtutem videant intabescantque relicta
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10/20/2016 1:17:01 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
this is boring af
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10/20/2016 1:17:02 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Already conflict between the moderator and Trump.
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10/20/2016 1:17:19 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/20/2016 1:14:10 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
And he already starts attacking her and not discussing policy.

She was very upset. Tremendous anger.
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10/20/2016 1:22:46 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 10/20/2016 1:17:01 AM, thett3 wrote:
this is boring af

low energy.
I find myself intrigued by your subvocal oscillations.
A singular development of cat communications
That obviates your basic hedonistic predilection,
For a rhythmic stroking of your fur to demonstrate affection.
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10/20/2016 1:23:20 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
I always thought cocaine was more of a problem than heroine coming into the country.
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