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   RedWhiteBlue  Under whose watch did the mainland of the USA have more terror attacks...Bush's or 0bama's?
Wednesday at 22:52 EST .




   Phooey  ‘If You Have a Boehner Lasting More Than 23 Years…’:





April 15 at 18:12 EST .

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   Linder  For the first time in 40 yrs and due to my mother's health I didn't attend the Republican County Convention and to my pleasant surprise my name was put up and I was elected as one of the delegates to District and State Conventions. One reason I am pleased is because our U.S. Rep. seat is open this year and we have several candidates running...none with great name recognition and it's possible that no candidate will attain enough votes to win on Primary Election Day. Consequently, District Convention will reconvene and the delegates will select our candidate. Just received an invitation from one of the candidates for a lunch on Saturday...don't know this guy and plan to go to ask some questions. Served as a delegate several years ago at one of these special conventions and it is a great experience.
March 20 at 20:06 EST .

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   Gerty  Miss Linder--thank you for your service! I don't think we give enough credit to those who serve the democratic process the way you do.
March 20 at 23:10 EST .

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   Linder  Thanks, Miss Gerty, for the kind words. Being involved in party work has always been a part of life. My parents were always precinct committeeman and woman. I always heard it discussed at home. My mother (now 100 yrs. old ) organized the women in our little town and she ran as mayor and they as council women and took over the administration of our little town back in the early 1960's. First all women town administration in our state. Their accomplishments are a great story. Fast forward to last week. Every six weeks or so Mother develops a urinary tract infection (quite common for elderly women ) that leaves her confused for a few days. I walked into her room and she said to me, "Honey, I'm not going to run this year. I told them to take my name off the ballot." My first clue that Mother isn't well...I don't try to bring her to current reality...assure her that she is making a good decision. Politics is simply part of who we are even at 100 years of age.
March 29 at 23:31 EST .

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   Escaped commieny  oldie but a reminder
   March 11 at 13:21 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  OOOOPs, I didn't mean to ''flag'' it, I meant to vote it UP with ''like'' So sorry. Can I take it back? I thought that meant that I flag it to LIKE it. Was my face RED! SORRY!!!
Wednesday at 22:57 EST .

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   Bettijo  Joe the Plumber; 2014 Version

Only weeks after leaving office, Barack Obama discovers a leak under his sink, so he calls Joe the Plumber to come out and fix it. Joe drives to Obama’s new house, which is located in a very exclusive gated community where all the residents make more than $250,000 per year. Joe arrives and takes his tools into the house. Joe is led to the guest bathroom that contains the leaky pipe under the sink. Joe assesses the problem and tells Obama that it’s an easy repair that will take less than 10 minutes.

Obama asks Joe how much it will cost. Joe checks his rate chart and says, “$9,500.”

“What?! $9,500?” Obama asks, stunned, “But you said it’s an easy repair!

Joe says, “Yes, but what I do is charge those who make $250,000 per year a much higher amount so I can fix the plumbing of poorer people for free,” explains Joe. “This has always been my philosophy. As a matter of fact, I lobbied the Democrat Congress, who passed this philosophy into law. Now all plumbers must do business this way. It’s known as ‘Afordable Plumbing Act of 2014.’ I’m Surprised you haven’t heard of it.”

In spite of that, Obama tells Joe there’s no way he’s paying that much for a small plumbing repair, so Joe leaves. Obama spends the next hour flipping through the phone book calling for another plumber, but he finds that all other plumbing businesses in the area have gone out of business. Not wanting to pay Joe’s price, Obama does nothing and the leak goes unrepaired for several more days. A week later the leak is so bad that Obama has had to put a bucket under the sink. Michelle is not happy as she has guests arriving the next morning. The bucket fills up quickly and has to be emptied every hour and there’s a risk that the room will flood, so Obama calls Joe and pleads with him to return.

Joe goes back to Obama’s house, looks at the leaky pipe, checks his new rate chart and says, “Let’s see, this will now cost you $21,000.”

Obama quickly fires back, “What! A few days ago you told me it would cost $9,500!”

Joe explains, “Well, because of the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act,’ a lot of wealthier people are learning how to maintain and take care of their own plumbing, so there are fewer payers into the plumbing exchanges. As a result, the price I have to charge wealthy people like you keeps rising. Not only that, but for some reason the demand for plumbing work by those who get it for free has skyrocketed! There’s a long waiting list of those who need repairs but the amount we get doesn’t cover our costs. This unfortunately has put a lot of my fellow plumbers out of business, they’re not being replaced, and nobody is going into the plumbing business because they know they can’t make any money at it. I’m hurting too, all thanks to
March 1 at 17:37 EST .

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   Bettijo  greedy rich people like you who won’t pay their fair share.”

Obama says, “Joe! This is really bad. If all the rich people learn how to fix and maintain their own plumbing and you can’t charge the poorer people, you’ll be broke! What will you do then?”

Joe replies, “I may have to run for office!”
March 1 at 17:45 EST .

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   Eagles Dominion  I don't care what party you belong to you need to watch this!




February 11 at 13:00 EST .

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   Spahrkl  No wonder these liars are so good. They have been practicing for years saying the same thing over and over again.

Well, with so many losing their jobs, watching prices increase, America losing it's respect around the world, the citizens of this nation will pay attention to the men and women who play games with our health, wealth, morals, direction, spending, ethics. Ya' think?
February 13 at 10:41 EST .

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   Eagles Dominion  



February 4 at 10:05 EST .

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   Eagles Dominion  Puts everything in perspective..this was using 2010 statistics(much worse now )!
February 4 at 10:06 EST .

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   John C  A friend sent this and I pass it on. I can not verify the source.

An Obituary printed in the London Times

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense ,
Who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure
How old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red
Tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as:

- Knowing when to come in out of the rain;
- Why the early bird gets the worm;
- Life isn't always fair;
- And maybe it was my fault.

Common Sense lived by simple,
Sound financial policies (don't spend more than you can earn ) and reliable
Strategies (adults, not children, are in charge ).

His health
Began to deteriorate rapidly when well-intentioned but overbearing regulations
Were set in place. Reports of a 6-year-old boy charged with sexual harassment
For kissing a classmate; teens suspended from school for using mouthwash after
Lunch; and a teacher fired for reprimanding an unruly student, only worsened
His condition.

Common Sense lost ground when
Parents attacked teachers for doing the job that they themselves had failed to
Do in disciplining their unruly children.

It declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer
Sun lotion or an aspirin to a student; but could not inform parents when a
Student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion.

Common Sense lost the will to
Live as the churches became businesses; and criminals received better
Treatment than their victims.

Common Sense took a beating
When you couldn't defend yourself from a burglar in your own home and the
Burglar could sue you for assault.

Common Sense finally gave up
The will to live, after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of
Coffee was hot. She spilled a little in her lap, and was promptly awarded a
Huge settlement.

Common Sense was preceded in death,
-by his parents, Truth and Trust,
-by his wife, Discretion,
-by his daughter, Responsibility,
-and by his son, Reason.

He is survived by his 5 stepbrothers;
- I Know My Rights
- I Want It Now
- Someone Else Is To Blame
- I'm A Victim
- Pay me for Doing Nothing

Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone.

If you still remember him, pass this on. If not, join the majority and do nothing.
February 4 at 06:26 EST .

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   Papasparky  Gubernatorial? . . . not so much, goober? . . yea, maybe . . .
   January 24 at 08:10 EST .

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   Papasparky  I made this purely for the amusement of myself and my older email buddies, but with the increasing spotlight on Christie's status as a DINO-mo, maybe L dotters would get a chuckle also . . .

P.S. Good one, Draggin' -- rings absolutely true!!

   January 20 at 08:49 EST .

   20 people like this.


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