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Old 11-11-12, 14:15
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...so let me get this straight...the red states in the vast majority of cases make a negative contribution to the federal tax system and the blue states in the vast majority of cases make a positive contribution to the federal tax system...and you say the wrong wing voting states subsidize the evil correct wing voting states...

...in your time off from this forum were you by any chance writing speeches for Mittens....or is is this some kind of sting theory derived economics that no one can understand...err...makes no sense on this planet in this one measly little dimension...

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No. The comment referred to the county maps and the vast amount of red in surburban areas. The comment made no mention of State v. State and neither did I.

Too smart by half? Same as it ever was...
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Old 11-11-12, 14:20
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Actually on density of population quotas, urban America has perhaps been subsidizing rural America, though I'm not sure.

In any case we can be sure that Arkansas and Nebraska is not subsidizing New York.
I'm not talking about State to State. You wrote;

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That's all well and good, but of course you have neglected fact: namely, that rural American votes republican.
That's what I was responding to.
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I'm not talking about State to State. You wrote;



That's what I was responding to.
I must be getting tired of the Latin translations I have been working on, because right now this is all just Greek to me.
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Continuing to mercilessly attack your opponent once the battle is over is extremely poor form.
So no more anti-Obama stuff from you? Good to hear.
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Old 11-12-12, 14:08
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So, maybe that Romney face tattoo wasn’t such a good idea …




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Totally disappointed, man,” Hartsburg told POLITICO. “I’m the guy who has egg all over his face, but instead of egg, it’s a big Romney/Ryan tattoo. It’s there for life.”
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I think that's probably true.

The other thing when you look at the exit polling is the economy appears not to have been the major driver that Camp Romney thought it would be.

So, I am stunned to be honest. I've been on this board since 2009 telling everyone who would listen that it will come down to the "it's the economy, stupid"..., but that's not what happened.

The groups hurt the worst in our current economy supported Obama by wide margins. I would have bet the anti-incumbent mentality would have been too much for Obama to overcome. Dead wrong, I was.
But that's what Rs don't get - the election was largely about the economy. All "social issues" are at their heart economic issues - gender equality/equal pay (being publicly against the Lilly Ledbetter Act was one of the stupidest things Rs have ever done), contraception issues, health care, social safety nets, student loans, they're all economic issues and important ones for women, the young, and the poor. And they look at the Ds and see a diversity of minorities and women in positions of power and then they look at the Rs and see a bunch of wealthy old white men who think they're all just being lazy. Who the **** do you think they're going to vote for?

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Old 11-12-12, 14:31
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That's all well and good, but of course you have neglected fact: namely, that rural American votes republican.
For ****s sakes man you are so full of ****.
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Glad you're back, Scott. There was something seriously out of balance when Glenn and I are the most conservative people in the conversation, and I'm only posting here maybe once a week (and Glenn is institutionalized). Just don't get too worked up, and know when to take a break.

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Naw. I'll be fine. Didn't know Glenn was in the nuthouse. How does he type in a straightjacket? Prolly good dictation software...

I'm starting to think there's inevitability now, particularly if you look at the shift in the electorate. BroDeal hit it...



Plus, the national election was never going to fundamentally change things... at least anytime soon. But California... that is a whole different story.
I would have replied back on Friday but in the evenings they take away our computers and put us into solitary for the weekends.

After that It took some time to read through all of rhub's long winded posts.

Good thing is that they when I do get out I will know to avoid Alberta.
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Old 11-12-12, 17:17
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So no more anti-Obama stuff from you? Good to hear.
It's what you guys want, right? No loyal opposition.

Given the trends and results it looks like you may be on your way.
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