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I Think A Lot Of Republicans Have Gone Off The Deep End

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    The Case For Bureaucracy (fighting Ignorance Is A Full Time Job!)

    "The successes of modern democratic government have to be considered the successes of government bureaucracies as well." Most criticisms of government bureaucracy are based more on myth than reality. These agencies actually play a valuable and indispensable role in making...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 9 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Gotta Love Some James Carville!

    Yes, there's a lot we don't understand about the GOP By James Carville and Paul Begala, CNN Contributors updated 2:58 PM EST, Tue January 24, 2012 Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich take part in Monday's debate in Tampa, Florida Editor's note: James Carville is a Democratic...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 14, 2012

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    Republicans & The Founding Fathers

    I think I've just discovered why so many Republicans are always on about the Constitution and our Founding Fathers:One-third of the signers of the Declaration of Independence were slave-owners, all but one (a Catholic) were White Protestant males, and the Declaration itself...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Jul 4, 2012

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    Loony Tunes

    A just released poll of 2000 Republican voters :  39 percent of Republicans believe Obama should be impeached, 29 percent are not sure, 32 percent said he should not be voted out of office.   36 percent of Republicans believe Obama was not born in the United...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 109 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Why Would The GOP Block The Nomination Of Chuck Hagel?

    The GOP has decided to not only to double down on its efforts to stifle the US economy, but now they are determined to block any new members of the Obama cabinet. What riles me the most about their actions on Chuck Hagel, is that most of the cowards blocking the vote on his...
    tonyt53 tonyt53 56-60, M 8 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    Been " Gone" The Second Black Man Was Elected To White House.......

    There is a book out by Robert Draper about the under handed reaction to OBama's election the FIRST time.  You can not deny that race is a big part of why they've  made it their business, number one priority to toss a wrench into what ever  Obama does.   copy / pasted...
    justmarji justmarji 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    For Decades, The Right-Wing Had Free Run Of American Policy Wallowed In Bigotry, Selfishness And Callousness Towards Others.

    The future of a Tea Party state as suggested by Diana Brooks Sore loser. Spoil sport. Cry baby. Sour grapes. Butt hurt. Every single one of these is pretty much a spot on description of the Tea Party and conservatism in general. For decades, the right-wing had free run of...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Sep 9, 2013

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    20 Years As A Republican

    Given the direction of things over the last 10 years I could no longer continue to identify myself as a party member without being embarrassed with the implications. I'd have registered Independent if it were not for that all but excluding me from the primaries in my state. The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    Why I Am Voting Republican. . .

      For those of you that didn't see the original video, which I embedded from youtube, it was a very funny satire piece on reasons for voting republican.  Apparently the creators had it pulled from youtube for copyright reasons. I wonder what they plan to do with it and...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 15 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    Wtf Is Wrong With People?

    I get more furious at the world every time I hear of some fool who makes an illogical statement in response to a disaster.So a dozen people get shot by an NRA registered gun-owner...And people announce we need more guns and higher-capacity bullet magazines.Yet another cruise ship...
    xgod242 xgod242 36-40, M Feb 17, 2013

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    Time Has Passed And Nothing Has Changed Except For The Worse

    Today is Monday, January 2, 2012. Tomorrow is the Iowa primary. The insane circus of the past six months is about to get an energy injection that will only be followed by others until apocalypse day in November. Over the past six months we've had the longest, the most intense...
    Zotz123 Zotz123 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    Labels Are Dangerous

    So, the Republicans want to blame the Democrats for abusing their majority and passing a healthcare law that makes no fiscal sense. And the Democrats blame the Republicans for using extortion tactics that are effectively equivalent to a temper tantrum... or taking their ball and...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    I Wondered Where They Went . . .

    There was a time when I was proud to be a Republican. I didn't start off being a Republican, but like Churchill said, "Anyone that isn't a liberal in his twenties doesn't have a heart. And anyone that isn't a conservative in their forties doesn't have a brain." LBJ almost made a...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    To Republicans..Deal With It!

    Here's a clip from Chris Matthews  Matthews : Racist GOP's Secret Message Was 'We Don't Like Black Presidents' This Racist GOP Must Go! The Republican Party’s need to remake itself is universally understood. The current party cannot survive in a multicultural America where a...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 13, 2012

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    Republicans Have Devolved Into A Cult

    It used to be that Republicans were merely an indifferent party that cared mostly about getting a few tax breaks for their wealthy donors and then playing a round of golf. These days? The Grand Old Party has been taken over by radical economic jihadists clutching copies of Atlas...
    niceguyinhell niceguyinhell 31-35, M Oct 9, 2013

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    Maybe A Coffee Party Is Needed

    Republicans need to learn to taylor their message to diffrent people for example far right idology does not work in Maine where Sen. Olympia Snow went from 70% (+40%) majority, chose a tea party republican and lost the seat. You had idiots running in Missouri and Indiana. Who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 10, 2012

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    Great Job, Goppers!

    Goppers have done a great job! The United States can potentially default on its debts. Other countries have defaulted before (Argentina, Mexico, Thailand and Greece) but their economic impact on the world is nowhere that of the US. There is more to stimulating an economy than...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M Jul 6, 2011

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    This Is One Statement By A Republican That This Leftist Totally Agrees With Christie The NRA And Obamas Daughters

     This is one statement by a republican that this leftist totally agrees with!Christie: NRA ad with Obama daughters ‘reprehensible’ Blunt-speaking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, thought to be eyeing a 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination, blasted an NRA...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    Enjoy Your Temper Tantrum While You Can....tick Tock Mofo.....

    An Open Letter to the White Right, On the Occasion of Your Recent, Successful Temper Tantrum by Tim Wise Posted on November 3, 2010 For all y’all rich folks, enjoy that champagne, or whatever fancy *** Scotch you drink. And for y’all a bit lower on the economic scale, enjoy...
    intrepidtraveler intrepidtraveler 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 4, 2010

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    Who Needs Big Governeent?!?! (wake Up Call)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHDVCZp83pY   Starving The Beast   "We're not talking about minor policy adjustments,” says Paul Krugman. “If taxes stay as low as they are now, government as we know it cannot be maintained."   The...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I do think first love is the deepest... it resides deep in the brain far away from the things that destroy the memories later in life.
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 3

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    I have just joined this forum because I was hoping to officially self-diagnose my synesthesia with the help of others, or perhaps realize I don't have synesthesia. Either way, I...
    beccaem2472 beccaem2472 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    The light is in a hitting my face weird way but most people think I have pretty eyes I think they're plain and boring what do y'all think
    Tyelioo Tyelioo 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm really not sure what to say. It started really slowly. On days that I had somewhere to go and I was wearing something form fitting, I wouldn't eat until I got home into my...
    SophiaMadelineRose SophiaMadelineRose 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I have just joined this forum because I recently self-diagnosed my synesthesia and told my mom about it. I only have grapheme color if I really concentrate. I have OLP, but in the...
    beccaem2472 beccaem2472 13-15, F Jul 6

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    The symptoms I have tell me. I've had PTSD and now I have mild bulimia.. I throw up once a day. But if you have anxiety please tell me about it and how you recovered! I'm a little...
    bellav13 bellav13 16-17 1 Response Jul 12

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    I think I have depression, and I want to go to the doctors to find out, but I'm so scared...I don't want my family or friends to find out if I do, maybe my friends but not my...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I think i have ednos. (Eating disorder not otherwise specified) as you know i have body image priblems. But what you dont know is that im restricting fiod quite alot. But idk i...
    majahi majahi 13-15, F Jul 17

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    All I'm going to say is that I'm glad that this political party isn't doing so great. I think that some things that they stand for or say have pushed a lot of people away.
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I started an anti-seizure medication (Topamax) for mood stabilising and migraine control, but had a severe reaction to it that I can only describe as a seizure. I started feeling...
    SuperInferior SuperInferior 22-25 Jul 12

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    Hello, I am 21 years old. I had an exploratory laparoscopy last August (2013) for symptoms of endometriosis. First of all, I got my period early-at around 8 or 9 years old. Since...
    ky1478 ky1478 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I have been through so many traumatic things in my life...I currently suffer from what I think is Depression and Social Anxiety, but I think it's deeper than that. I am a Rape...
    RayeannB RayeannB 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    All started yesterday when I was in the city. Did some clothes shopping and went to a large department store (5 floors) nearby to get a hot drink and a slice of cake but before I...
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    It is an amazing thing when one sees the reason behind all things and situations. Even after my darkest days I end up experiencing unexpected things, meeting people with amazing...
    Awakening29 Awakening29 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It might be strange to admit this even though I have been married. I never had a real boyfriend before my husband and I know now I settled for someone because I didn't want to be...
    Free247 Free247 36-40, F Jul 11

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    It started with me getting these high pitch squeals. Like a surge up my spine and unless I concentrated hard, it would come out. Usually when I was most peaceful it would suddenly...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really think I do my friends always say I worry way too much, I have stomach pains and headaches, I panic over little stuff but whenever I try talking to mom she dosent believe...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I just joined yesterday and this creep immediately started chatting to me...he told me a knock knock job that was inappropriate. I then told him that he was creepy(which probably...
    Hadz212 Hadz212 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I currently have 3 store credit cards so I could start building my credit. After using the cards, I pay off the whole balance so I don't have to worry about the interest rates. I...
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Someone mentioned to me that intelligent people get bored easily. As I age, the mind isn't as quick on the uptake. Now focusing on topics gets more difficult, especially if it's...
    nfarmer nfarmer 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I'm socially awkward. I can't do anything without freaking out. I can't go downstairs and get a glass of water without thinking that my parents or siblings might see me and make...
    baeily baeily 13-15, F Jun 30

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    I'm not sure, I've always thought that it was just love, and that's how you feel when you're in love. But I came across this word on an article and the symptoms pretty much match...
    Argentinian Argentinian 31-35, F Jul 3

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    Okay I have this sick feeling today and it didn't happen until I finally told my friend about something that happened two months ago. I saw this bright light outside my bedroom...
    Air29 Air29 18-21, F Jul 6

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    Is it possible to have a eating disorder and have a normal weight? some days I eat hardly anything and their are some days I eat everything in sight but I'm normal weight I lost 15...
    booboo157 booboo157 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I can't be sure but I think I may possibly be in tune with my Clairsentience ability. I could be wrong. Often I will take a look at my surroundings, and I will see a certain colour...
    LittleMissIntrovert LittleMissIntrovert 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I've read up on symptoms and I match nearly all of them but I feel like if I go doctors they will just think I'm an idiot for pointing it out, can someone give me advice please I...
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's kinda ridiculous. I have 21 pairs in my room and another seven in my porch closet and maybe five or six pairs in my car. I think I need to go to show rehab!
    oxoAlbertaoxo oxoAlbertaoxo 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I get super super nervous to the point where I can't stop biting my nails and shaking it kills me when I sleep and I have the worst dreams I find it scary !! Help :X
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jun 29

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    When I go to the doctors, dentist anywhere that I have to get a shot or it involves a needle I get anxiety. I start freaking out like I'm getting murdered and I make myself so wore...
    samcozz22 samcozz22 18-21, F Jun 29

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