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Old 4th Sep 2012, 13:47
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Airborne Aircrew wrote:

How about this? You said you'd bet. For every percentage point Obama beats Romney by in the popular vote I will pay $10 to the military charity of your choice. For every percentage point Romney beats Obama by in the popular vote you will pay $10 to the military charity of your choice.

It's a no lose proposition for someone...
You're on.
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 13:56
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11Fan wrote:

Reminds of of the first time I wore thong underwear.
WTF? Er, I'm sure the first time you wore them was not in the Army, was it 11fan? (Please, for the love of god, say no.)
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 14:07
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Of all my posts over the last week or so, that's the one you pick?
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 14:14
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SASless wrote:

Then the Nobel folks cap that by giving the prize to BH Obama for doing ......sweet fanny adams.....and I am supposed to be impressed by the Nobels, Gore, Obama.....yeab right!
don't forget that not too long ago the Nobel folks also gave that same prize to Yassar Arafat. I could never quite get over that one.

11Fan:

Yes, of all your posts the past week that's the one I chose. I have a very warped mind you know.

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Old 4th Sep 2012, 14:48
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Yes, of all your posts the past week that's the one I chose.
Can't say I blame you, rgb. After all, it does stand out somewhat, especially when the thong is back-to-front.
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 15:34
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I will say, it is less painful if one has a natural inclination to lean to the right.

Now, we end it here or I'm posting a picture.

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Old 4th Sep 2012, 15:51
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As far as unions go and in the State of South Carolina being a right to work state is not so.
I recently had a job interview with a big airline company
that has employees based in SC.
A&P job.
South Carolina based and paying SC state taxes.
Was first asked did I have any issues about joining a union, I answered no as I prefer them.
Then I asked SC is a right to work state why ask me this?
Was told I would be required to join a machinist union for employment there.
Just wonder if Nikki Haley really knows what goes on behind her back.
This airline operating out her own back door, flying nation wide.
Think I will just keep flying for now, I get enough part time work abroad ferrying airplanes to survive.
What I made on my last ferry from SIN is more than the salary 4 months in the USA with the job I interviewed for, 14 days and tax free.
Don't get me wrong I prefer a union, but living and working in a state that does nor require me to join one, or one being shoved down my throat to be asked this is wrong.
Just really makes one think who is actually in control.
Obviously not Nikki Haley or the SC labor laws!
Seems we have no laws anymore that are really enforceable.

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Old 4th Sep 2012, 16:37
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Met many Americans in SIN, seems we are seeing more and more selling everything moving abroad.
One told me his social Security check was wired here another said his Military retirement check wired here into his bank account here also.
I hope Obama can get voted out this Nov, if he is reelected the grass is definitely greener on the other side of the fence.
Seems many years ago everyone wanted into the USA.
Now the ones that wanted or came in are dragging us down to a 3rd world nation.
Taking everything for free, none willing to work for it.
Illegal aliens getting all the perks, ones that apply for visa such as married to Americans entering legally have many hoops to jump through.
Months and years to try and get in the correct way.
Upside down nation we have become.
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 17:00
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You're on.
I'm hoping for a landslide...
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 17:21
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In a way I am too. I know I don't want his Nibs around for another 4 years but have come to the conclusion they he will be.
Con-pilot, do you still agree with that? But I'm also not impressed with Mr. Romney either.

In the meantime, please start writing a check to the Wounded Warrior Project. I guess $100 will do!!!!!
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 17:21
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No, say it's not true,

not the New York Times. Et tu, Brute?

A New York Times front page story today — New York Times! — might have killed President Obama’s re-election hopes.
New York Times Proves Clint Eastwood Correct -- Obama Is Lousy CEO - Forbes

Oh my...
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 17:23
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The *ew York Times now? Oh my. Somebody's pissed off over there!
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 17:33
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Surprised to see that in the New York Times, maybe there is hope for us after all.
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 17:38
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April 1st?

NYT? Could it be? What next? Matthews getting a cold feeling up his leg?
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 18:31
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Sorry RG, as it looks like we posted at the same time, I didn't see this.

Con-pilot, do you still agree with that?

Sadly yes. However, I am seeing things that may, just may mind you, prove me incorrect on Obama being reelected. No big major things, but small things that are starting to add up.

Bumper stickers, for all purposes there are none supporting Obama/Biden as compared to 2008. In 2008, they were everywhere, but now one notices them because they are so rarely seen.

Yard signs, same story. There are no yard signs in my neighborhood for Obama/Biden, where in 2008 they were all over the place.

T-shirts, in 2008 you could not go to about any type of store, without seeing pro-Democratic Party/Obama t-shirts. None seen now.

A break in the ranks with ABC and CBS that have actually shown negative opinions on some things that Obama has done, or more telling, not done. Plus things like the New York Times story I posted a few minutes ago.

And the huge break in the ranks by Newsweek, that was literally shocking. I cannot remember an anti-Democratic story, let alone a cover story that is critical to any Democrat, let alone a sitting Democratic President.

So the signs for an upset are there, but whether they become reality, remains to be seen.

However, in answer to question, yes I still think Obama will be reelected, more of a gut feeling than anything else. Not that I will stop doing my best to see he is not reelected.
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 19:15
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...if we find peaceful uses for explosives we could employ thousands!!!...

You are Alfred Nobel and I claim my five squids.
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 20:13
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You didn't fill this.



Democrats set to move Obama's big speech from 74,000-seater outdoor stadium to 20,000-seater indoor arena | Mail Online

Credit to SAS for turning me on to the story.
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 20:22
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Indoor arena
Maybe Obama's team is a little more weather savvy than Smit Mutley's team were in Florida!

As an aside from a non American, but often amused reader, of this thread, are there any Democrats that post here?

Seems these blokes should be doyens of this thread!


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Old 4th Sep 2012, 20:32
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....are there any Democrats that post here?
I suspect they are in the Witness Protection Program by now.

but often amused reader, of this thread,
Stay tuned my friend, it's gonna get wilder as we approach Election Day.
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Old 4th Sep 2012, 20:33
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Maybe Obama's team is a little more weather savvy than Smit Mutley's team were in Florida!
You would think that a little rain wouldn't bother someone who many proclaim to be able to walk on water.
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