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Re: The US 2008 Election thread

Post by eumaas » 31 Oct 2008, 12:36pm

"The only thing that really occurs to me that I can say on this is to point out how fascinating it is that the Hassan-i-Sabbah archetype keeps turning up over and over again ... He disappears up into the mountains and is never seen again. Believe me, he'll never be seen again. He'll live forever because of that."

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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

Dr. Medulla wrote:Image
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.
"The only thing that really occurs to me that I can say on this is to point out how fascinating it is that the Hassan-i-Sabbah archetype keeps turning up over and over again ... He disappears up into the mountains and is never seen again. Believe me, he'll never be seen again. He'll live forever because of that."

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