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The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby HeyZeus » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:25 pm

The republicans could "bring it," but they're too busy eating each other.
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Conservative calculus explained.

Postby Marvell » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:49 pm

HeyZeus wrote:The republicans could "bring it," but they're too busy eating each other.


In the non-sexual sense of 'eating each other,' of course.

Purity tests / blood purges = good.

Consensual oral sodomy = bad.
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Ned Flanders » Wed May 12, 2010 11:09 am

Obama: Too much information bad for "democracy"

HAMPTON, Virginia — US President Barack Obama lamented Sunday that in the iPad and Xbox era, information had become a diversion that was imposing new strains on democracy, in his latest critique of modern media.

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"With iPods and iPads and Xboxes and PlayStations, -- none of which I know how to work -- information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment, rather than the means of emancipation," Obama said.

I'm sure that Obama and his "associates" would be more than willing to sift though all the "non-vital" "news" and just share what we "need" to hear.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/ar ... UFXbffoObg
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby fisticuffs » Wed May 12, 2010 11:12 am

Here Ned. These will be easier to grasp at.
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Uncle_Leaver » Wed May 12, 2010 3:29 pm

Is it me or is there something beautifully ironic about Ned's polluting the information superhighway with a jejune stab at Obama for claiming the information superhighway to be polluted?
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Ned Flanders » Wed May 12, 2010 4:59 pm

Leave it to frick and frack to be excited about being spoon-fed "news" pablum from the hopey-changey gang.

Here's your first helping:

No questions, please. This is the White House.

"It's standard practice around the White House (going back administrations) for any big nominee pending confirmation to stay away from interviews and unscripted public utterances until the voting is over. It keeps things tidy and minimizes variables. No biggie.

The Obama administration, however, made SCOTUS nominee Elena Kagan available for an interview -- by White House staffers. It's Kagan, in her own words, on Kagan. Nice -- but sorry, it doesn't count toward the administration's "accountability" totals. It's just another campaign commercial, masquerading as openness."

Read more at the San Francisco Examiner: http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/blogs ... z0nkqRJ4Q2
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Average Joe » Wed May 12, 2010 7:38 pm

It doesn't matter the source, Ned, opinion is just that; opinion. But it's nice of you to keep masquerading your ideological dopplegangers "opinion" columns as some sort of attempt at evidence to lend credence to your fucked up world view.
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Stomach » Wed May 12, 2010 11:24 pm

Ned's paranoia tastes icky.
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Bland » Wed May 12, 2010 11:44 pm

Ned's latest is hilarious.
So, even though "it's standard practice" for nominees not to do interviews when their confirmation is pending, somehow when Obama nominates someone, it's bad for them not to do interviews. Um......what?
If it's obvious that this was not an actual interview with the press, and nobody ever does interviews with the press under these circumstances, what exactly is the "accountability" issue here?

Kagan will have to answer questions when she appears before Congress. Is Ned (or the goofball who wrote the opinion piece he linked) suggesting that the Reps in Congress are so dumb that they won't ask tough questions when the time comes because they saw this "softball" video?
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Ned Flanders » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:53 am

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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby fisticuffs » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:09 am

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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Average Joe » Mon Aug 30, 2010 9:49 pm

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...and just for shits and giggles because Ned is so enamored with the loins of Rudy...

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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Ned Flanders » Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:26 am

The hopey changey gang turns on their Savior. Time to drag the Greek pillars out of storage?

Disappointed Supporters Question Obama

WASHINGTON — It was billed as “Investing in America,” a live televised conversation on the state of the economy between President Obama and American workers, students, business people and retirees, a kind of Wall Street to Main Street reality check. But it sounded like a therapy session for disillusioned Obama supporters.

In question after question during a one-hour session, which took place on Monday at the Newseum here and was televised on CNBC, Mr. Obama was confronted by people who sounded frustrated and anxious
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/21/us/po ... r=1&ref=us
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby rabble » Tue Sep 21, 2010 1:58 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:In question after question during a one-hour session, which took place on Monday at the Newseum here and was televised on CNBC, Mr. Obama was confronted by people who sounded frustrated and anxious...

It's a little more difficult when you don't shove the dissidents into fenced-off "Free Speech Zones" five miles away, isn't it?
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Re: The Hoper Steps in it II-- This Time it's Personal

Postby Ned Flanders » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:05 pm

rabble wrote:
Ned Flanders wrote:In question after question during a one-hour session, which took place on Monday at the Newseum here and was televised on CNBC, Mr. Obama was confronted by people who sounded frustrated and anxious...

It's a little more difficult when you don't shove the dissidents into fenced-off "Free Speech Zones" five miles away, isn't it?

Yes, the DNC convention was a free speech horror, wasn't it?
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