More "definitions" from balloon-juice (hot air)...
"Talibangelical or Talevangelical- An evangelical Christian whose only quarrel with the Islamic Taliban is that they’re wearing the wrong membership badges."
"Break out the Giant Foam Fingers – A term referring to the blind, ignorant, screeching wingnut defense and/or cheerleading of the American status quo, and the subsequent assertion that our policies and/or way of life are the best in the world. Political philosphy as a form of sports commentary."
"Wingnut- Categorical term for an untethered rightwinger."
Wow, so warm & fuzzy....
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cont. from balloon-juice...
"In September 2009, would-be conservative journalist James O’Keefe III released videos purporting to show ACORN employees providing tax advice to O’Keefe and a female associate playing the roles of a pimp and a prostitute engaged in the illegal immigration of underage sex workers. These videos were later shown to be doctored, but not before Congress voted to cut off all federal funds to ACORN and a number of the ACORN workers were forced out of their jobs."
Is this the ACORN you were referring to, centerfield?
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"ACORN – The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, a collection of community-based organizations in the United States that advocate for low- and moderate-income families by working on neighborhood safety, voter registration, health care, affordable housing, and other social issues, via a loose alliance of some 1,200 neighborhood chapters in over 100 American cities. Since advocating for working-class and poor people (many of them insufficiently white) and encouraging such individuals to vote are ananthema to conservative Republicans, “ACORN” has become a useful wingnut strawman for every variety of voter fraud, criminal electioneering, cronyism, and the use of ill-educated dupes as catspaws for political gain… in other words, psychological projection concerning standard conservative Republican behavior at the beginning of the 21st century...."
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Perhaps without his knowledge, Michelle Malkin is also one of bdgi's sources, with a 6-25-2008 article mentioning the Citibank mortgages.
Is she too on the "do not read" list? Are we only supposed to get info from places like ThinkProgress . org et al?
Somewhere, out there, should be journalists interested in truth without the slant. But that's my own idealism showing. So until those guys show up, I'll just keep reading without any rose-colored glasses on, so I can avoid falling in either ditch.
One more thing, are you talking about the same Acorn group that was wrongfully accused of miss doings by Republican operatives? You know, Mr. Okeefe, the liar, who falsified the video. Yes, that Mr. Okeefe who recently settled the lawsuit and paid money for his lies. Is that the Acorn group whose work included working for moderate and low income families in the area of neighborhood safety, voter registration, health care, affordable housing, and other social issues. Is that the Acorn you are talking about.
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Is that the same Daily Caller that ran erroneous "verified" information on Sen. Menendez just at election time.
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I like muleskinner's political evolution theory because it includes the five active parties present in Washington DC today.
Shameless we are having faith in a system we control.Gracefully pointed fingers never turned backwards as to deny ourselves what we deserve.
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It's something to be hopeful for.
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The really big business give tons of money and free trips to both parties so it really doesn't matter what those blood suckers call themselves. They are all the same, crooked!
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The only solution, the final solution, if you will, if I may, is to not have any Democrats in Washington representing anybody, the same goes for Republicans.
They've ruined the place.
17 trillion debt, worthless money that can't pay the debt, the whole shebang is toast.
The Money Fest is over.
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Veritas, it must have been a fig-a-mentation of your imagination.
:-) I see many posts are gone today...
Y'know, I've seen barns plenty big enough to hide any elephant, three-headed or otherwise.
Now when it comes to making a donkey's bray sound like an melody...
Well, you have me there, leftwing.
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After 2013 plays out, then the electorate will be ready to do their voting in 2014.
Last year's campaigning took a toll on voters and candidates, both winners and losers.
Let's see how the winners govern in 2013, then let the campaigns begin anew.
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