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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby bdog » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:45 pm

snoqueen wrote:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/08/ron-johnson-obama-tammy-baldwin_n_2095322.html

Our own Sen. Johnson says Obama won because the people of Wisconsin are too stupid to know any better.

Where did he say that?
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby grimfees » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:51 pm

Our own Sen. Johnson says Obama won because the people of Wisconsin are too stupid to know any better.


Oh! The irony!

Then he generously offers to help Sen. Baldwin figure out what to do in Washington.


As if he had the slightest fucking clue about what to do in Washington...LOL.
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby rabble » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:44 pm

bdog wrote:
snoqueen wrote:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/08/ron-johnson-obama-tammy-baldwin_n_2095322.html

Our own Sen. Johnson says Obama won because the people of Wisconsin are too stupid to know any better.

Where did he say that?

When he said "I am concerned about people who don't fully understand the very ugly math we are facing in this country."

You're telling me that he didn't just call me too stupid to do the math?
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby bdog » Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:38 pm

Yes Rabble that's what I'm telling you.

I don't understand the ugly math but I attribute that more to apathy than anything else.

I think Johnson has a point about this ignorance. Heck many very smart people get in trouble with their own personal finances due to similar ignorance.

And that's not to say the Republicans have a better solution than the Democrats either.
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby SidSeven » Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:41 pm

Sen Johnson is a 1 term senator (ie:whoops we elected an idiot)
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby rabble » Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:55 pm

It sure is a shame that I tried so hard to understand what was going on, went out and read opinions and research, thought about it, researched some more, and STILL, after all that, I was just too uninformed to vote the right way.

Well, at least I ain't stupid. I just can't understand the math. And even though I TRIED so hard to be informed, I just couldn't do it. Even after the Republicans spent so many hundreds of millions to educate me. I just couldn't understand. No matter how hard I tried.

Are you SURE I'm not stupid? Cause it sure seems like he was sayin that.
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby SidSeven » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:08 pm

I see where Grover Norquist says the repubs lost 'cause Romney was portrayed as a "poopy head"
This from a guy who wrote a 2 line 'tax pledge' when he was 12 years old.
And apparently is still a 12 year old.

The problem with private schools is they reinforce dogmatic ideas to reinforce the little bastards belief-systems, or thier parents aren't getting their money's worth...

The teachers at Randall Elementary taught ME how to THINK.
I'm Brent Holman & I approved this message.
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby bdog » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:31 pm

rabble wrote:Are you SURE I'm not stupid?

I'm beginning to wonder.
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby rabble » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:19 pm

bdog wrote:
rabble wrote:Are you SURE I'm not stupid?

I'm beginning to wonder.

I was just kidding. I know you're already convinced I am. That's why you're still sticking to the "oooh, math is hard" story.
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby bdog » Tue Nov 13, 2012 6:19 am

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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby rabble » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:28 am

bdog wrote:Image

Looks like second semester Linear Algebra. I gotta admit I had a hard time with that one.

Oooh, lookit all that STUFF. The only person who could understand that are politicians. Republican politicians. Cause they're so smart.

Everybody knows you need high level calculus to figure out budgets.
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby Stebben84 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:11 pm

At least people aren't acting irrationally after Obama won.

Residents in more than 30 states have filed secession petitions with the "We the People" program on the White House website.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/1 ... 20410.html

My personal favorite is California. The Democrats now have a super majority and the dipshits are running a petition to secede? Wow people are stupid.
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby rabble » Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:15 pm

My favorite thing about this is that the signers and in most cases the originators of the petitions, don't live in that state. They're just creating a petition for every state and anybody who wants can sign any or all of 'em.

After some reflection I've decided it's not a bad way to vent. It harms nothing, it does nothing, and it's funny.
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby Detritus » Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:54 pm

rabble wrote:My favorite thing about this is that the signers and in most cases the originators of the petitions, don't live in that state.

So, you're saying that people outside Texas are most in favor of Texan independence?
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Re: Election night reactions thread

Postby rabble » Tue Nov 13, 2012 3:18 pm

Detritus wrote:
rabble wrote:My favorite thing about this is that the signers and in most cases the originators of the petitions, don't live in that state.

So, you're saying that people outside Texas are most in favor of Texan independence?

I wouldn't be surprised at all if that were the case. I'd be happier if Texans needed a passport to get here, but the only one I know for certain was started by a non resident and signed by mostly non residents is Colorado.
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