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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by eumaas » 31 Oct 2008, 12:36pm

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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 31 Oct 2008, 1:19pm

Put him in a tiger suit and I'm with him to the end. :shifty:
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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by IkarisOne » 31 Oct 2008, 4:32pm

I'm not always on the same page with Cockburn, but here is the best analysis of the election I've read so far:

http://www.counterpunch.org/cockburn10312008.html

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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by tepista » 31 Oct 2008, 4:39pm

IkarisOne wrote:Cockburn,
He should take some penicillin for that Cockburn, and wear a rubber next time.
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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by rcs » 31 Oct 2008, 4:59pm

tepista wrote:
IkarisOne wrote:Cockburn,
He should take some penicillin for that Cockburn, and wear a rubber next time.
rimshot, please
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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by Wolter » 31 Oct 2008, 5:03pm

rcs wrote:
tepista wrote:
IkarisOne wrote:Cockburn,
He should take some penicillin for that Cockburn, and wear a rubber next time.
rimshot, please
Here.
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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by IkarisOne » 31 Oct 2008, 5:04pm

rcs wrote:
tepista wrote:
IkarisOne wrote:Cockburn,
He should take some penicillin for that Cockburn, and wear a rubber next time.
rimshot, please
You said "rim."

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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 02 Nov 2008, 11:58am

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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by Wolter » 02 Nov 2008, 1:21pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:Image
That is golden.
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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 02 Nov 2008, 6:00pm

Over at Huffington Post, there's a round-up of various pundits' electoral predictions. Every one had Obama at at least 312 EC votes, and most had him in the 340s, except for the always reliable Fred Barnes: Obama 252 McCain 286. Mr. Barnes, I'd like to bet the deed to my home that you're wrong.
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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by Schnix » 02 Nov 2008, 10:50pm

A little late in the game but fun either way...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/us_ ... 704666.stm

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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by Mimi » 02 Nov 2008, 11:28pm

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Nut to butt, nut to butt...

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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 04 Nov 2008, 9:52am

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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by eumaas » 04 Nov 2008, 10:13am

Dr. Medulla wrote:Image
Jesus christ.
I feel that there is a fascistic element, for example, in the Rolling Stones . . .
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