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dru

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Re: Obama the Magic N i g g a
« Reply #210 on: May 15, 2008, 01:17:42 PM »

Like a comic-book superhero, Obama is there to help, out of the sheer goodness of a heart we need not know or understand. For as with all Magic Negroes, the less real he seems, the more desirable he becomes.


Sicerely, if you think it thru the sacrifice he makes far outweighs the benefits he'll get should he really be elected president.

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Re: Presidential Hopeful ...
« Reply #211 on: May 19, 2008, 01:49:03 PM »
Oh please dru, do you think he really cares just because foul-mouthed people talk * & ^ % about him? America is all about freedom of speech -- just speech, though! :)
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Re: The Democrats' prolonged battle?
« Reply #212 on: May 20, 2008, 03:35:48 PM »

Neither candidate will have enough delegates in the remaining primaries and caucuses to win the nomination without the help of the nearly 800 superdelegates. In other words, this could get ugly.



Meanwhile, the Republicans find themselves in a very different position from the unsettled Democratic race. John McCain wrapped this thing up yesterday and headed to the White House today for his endorsement from President Bush.


Endorsement from Bush -- you think that's some kind of achievement on his part? Are you out of your @ # ! * i n g mind? Do you know who George W. Bush is? A terribly crass and blundering individual. By making US ambitions so clear, the Bush gang has committed the cardinal sin of giving the game away. For years, George Soros and his NGOs, for instance, have gone about their work extending the boundaries of the "free world" so skilfully that hardly anyone noticed. Now a Texan redneck and a gang of overzealous neo-cons have blown it. As a cultivated and educated man Soros knows too well that empires perish when they overstep the mark and provoke the formation of counter-alliances. The Clintonian approach of multilateralism -- whereby the US cajoled or bribed but never did anything so crude as to threaten -- is the only one that will allow the empire to endure. Bush's policies have led to a divided Europe, NATO in disarray, the genesis of a new Franco-German-Russian alliance and the first meaningful steps towards Arab unity since Nasser.

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Re: Presidential Hopeful My @ # ! * i n g Ass ..
« Reply #213 on: May 22, 2008, 01:59:33 PM »



- In a 2004 fund-raising letter for her husband, Michelle Obama referred to the brutal partial birth abortion as a "legitimate medical procedure."


A very courageous lady indeed..

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THE PARABLE OF THE BROKEN WINDOW -- Ce qu'on voit et ce qu'on ne voit pas
« Reply #214 on: May 22, 2008, 02:37:24 PM »

Like a comic-book superhero, Obama is there to help, out of the sheer goodness of a heart we need not know or understand. For as with all Magic Negroes, the less real he seems, the more desirable he becomes.


Sicerely, if you think it thru the sacrifice he makes far outweighs the benefits he'll get should he really be elected president.


Exactly! Have you ever witnessed the anger of the good shopkeeper, James Goodfellow, when his careless son happened to break a pane of glass? If you have been present at such a scene, you will most assuredly bear witness to the fact, that every one of the spectators, were there even 30 of them, by common consent apparently, offered the unfortunate owner this invariable consolation "It is an ill wind that blows nobody good. Everybody must live, and what would become of the glaziers if panes of glass were never broken?" Now, this form of condolence contains an entire theory, which it will be well to show up in this simple case, seeing that it is precisely the same as that which, unhappily, regulates the greater part of our economical institutions.

Suppose it cost 6 francs to repair the damage, and you say that the accident brings 6 francs to the glazier's trade that it encourages that trade to the amount of 6 francs I grant it; I have not a word to say against it; you reason justly. The glazier comes, performs his task, receives his 6 francs, rubs his hands, and, in his heart, blesses the careless child. All this is that which is seen. But if, on the other hand, you come to the conclusion, as is too often the case, that it is a good thing to break windows, that it causes money to circulate, and that the encouragement of industry in general will be the result of it, you will oblige me to call out, "Stop there! Your theory is confined to that which is seen; it takes no account of that which is not seen."

It is not seen that as our shopkeeper has spent 6 francs upon one thing, he cannot spend them upon another. It is not seen that if he had not had a window to replace, he would, perhaps, have replaced his old shoes, or added another book to his library. In short, he would have employed his 6 francs in some way, which this accident has prevented.

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Re: God D a m n America
« Reply #215 on: May 24, 2008, 04:28:46 PM »

[...]

Beyond that racy dig, however, the sermon sought to admonish members inclined to vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton because they thought a black candidate couldn't win. Wright likened their doubt to the doubt of Jesus' disciples who did not believe he could feed a crowd with five loaves and two fishes. [...]


Actually a more resonating metaphor could have been used by him to illustrate the idea ..

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Soros
« Reply #216 on: May 27, 2008, 01:12:06 PM »

[...] For years, George Soros and his NGOs, for instance, have gone about their work extending the boundaries of the "free world" so skilfully that hardly anyone noticed. Now a Texan redneck and a gang of overzealous neo-cons have blown it. As a cultivated and educated man Soros knows too well that empires perish when they overstep the mark and provoke the formation of counter-alliances. [...]


Strange, Soros's education was not in law either ... yet he appears to know a little bit about these issues..

George Soros is the son of the Esperanto writer Teodoro Schwartz. Teodoro (also known as Tivadar) was a Hungarian Jew, who was a prisoner of war during and after World War I and eventually escaped from Russia to rejoin his family in Budapest. The family changed its name in 1936 from Schwartz to Soros, in response to growing anti-semitism with the rise of Fascism.

Tivadar liked the new name because it is a palindrome and because it has a meaning. Though the specific meaning is left unstated in Kaufmann's biography, in Hungarian "soros" means "next in line, or designated successor", and in Esperanto it means "will soar". His son George was taught to speak Esperanto from birth and thus is one of the rare native Esperanto speakers. George Soros later said that he "grew up in a Jewish home," and that his parents were "cautious with their religious roots." However, Soros's father was proud of his Jewish roots (which can be seen in his memoir on his experiences during the holocaust, "Masquerade").

Soros was 13 years old when Nazi Germany took military control over its wavering ally Hungary (March 19, 1944), and started exterminating Hungarian Jews in the Holocaust. Soros worked briefly for the Jewish Council, which had been established by the Nazis, to deliver messages to Jewish lawyers being called for deportation. Soros claims he was not aware of the consequence of the messages. To avoid his son being apprehended by the Nazis, his father had Soros spend the summer of 1944 living with a non-Jewish Ministry of Agriculture employee, posing as his godson. In the following year, Soros survived the battle of Budapest, as Soviet and Nazi forces fought house-to-house through the city. Soros first traded currencies during the Hungarian hyperinflation of 1945-1946.

In 1946, Soros escaped the Soviet occupation by participating in an Esperanto youth congress in the West. He (Soros) emigrated to England in 1947 and graduated from the London School of Economics in 1952. While a student of the philosopher Karl Popper, Soros funded himself by taking jobs as a railway porter and a waiter at Quaglino's restaurant where he was told that with hard work he might one day become head waiter. He also worked in a mannequin factory, but was fired for being too slow at putting on the heads. He eventually secured an entry-level position with London merchant bank Singer & Friedlander. In 1956 he moved to the United States, where he worked as an arbitrage trader with F. M. Mayer from 1956 to 1959 and as an analyst with Wertheim and Company from 1959 to 1963. Throughout this time, Soros developed a philosophy of "reflexivity" based on the ideas of Popper. Reflexivity, as used by Soros, is the belief that the action of beholding the valuation of any market by its participants affects said valuation of the market in a procyclical 'virtuous or vicious' circle.
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Que Sera sera
« Reply #217 on: May 29, 2008, 12:00:22 PM »

Like a comic-book superhero, Obama is there to help, out of the sheer goodness of a heart we need not know or understand. For as with all Magic Negroes, the less real he seems, the more desirable he becomes.


Sicerely, if you think it thru the sacrifice he makes far outweighs the benefits he'll get should he really be elected president.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6WDdZ6xaPg

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Re: Que Sera sera
« Reply #218 on: May 30, 2008, 03:51:07 PM »

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Re: Obama the Magic N i g g a
« Reply #219 on: May 30, 2008, 04:21:10 PM »

Sicerely, if you think it thru the sacrifice he makes far outweighs the benefits he'll get should he really be elected president.


You did not really had to include "Sincerely" - you're not saying anything one would doubt you believe in!