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Old 02-24-2012, 10:53 AM   #46
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Re: INSERT CHAIN EMAILS HERE!-6 degrees of the koch brothers/george soros

Scary that my family still sends and receives these all the time. They're just stopped asking me if they're true because I always link to snopes and kill their fun.
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Scary that my family still sends and receives these all the time. They're just stopped asking me if they're true because I always link to snopes and kill their fun.
my uncle always forward them to me with some caveat like "from the other side" or "since i know they don't put this in the times" now that i've sent him like 15 differnet snopes links.

i swear for some of these people that being a bigot is like a full time job. they must spend all day doing this ****.
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Old 02-25-2012, 01:22 AM   #48
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Don't cheat............
AMAZING!!!!
This is amazing how it picked my favorite movie from a list of 17 movies. Try it!
Be honest and don't look at the movie list below till you have done all the math!!
Try this test and find out what movie is your favorite.
This amazing math quiz can likely predict which of 17 movies you would enjoy the most.
it really works! .....
for MOST of us anyway!

Movie Test:

1. Pick a number from 1-9.
2. Multiply by 3.
3. Add 3.
4. Multiply by 3 again.
5. Now add the two digits of your answer together to find your predicted favorite movie in the list of 17 movies below

Movie List:

1. Gone With The Wind
2. E.T.
3. Blazing Saddles
4. Star Wars
5. Forrest Gump
6. The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
7. Jaws
8. Grease
9. The Obama farewell speech of 2012
10. Casablanca
11. Jurassic Park
12. Shrek
13. Pirates of the Caribbean
14. Titanic
15. Raiders Of The Lost Ark
16. Home Alone
17. Mrs. Doubtfire


Now, ain't that something..?
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Old 02-25-2012, 01:45 AM   #49
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Why bother having 17 answers when the formula is going to result in a single digit?

I picked a non-integer btw. Pwnage.
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Old 02-25-2012, 06:51 PM   #50
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This is the email correspondence between my father-in-law and me. I just wanted to show him there is a site that can tell you what is fact and fiction. I do not mind that he is conservative. He just repeats what he hears on Fox News and from these emails.



From:
To:
Sent: Thursday, February 9, 2012 10:32 PM
Subject: RE_ELECT ME ??Please??

I WANT TO GET
RE-ELECTED

An old West Virginia Hillbilly saying:“You cannot get the water to clear up until you get the pigs out of the creek.”*SOME OF YOU MAY APPRECIATE THIS AND SOME OF YOU MAY NOT.*
*I DO NOT APOLOGIZE FOR SENDING THIS BECAUSE OF IT'S TRUTH.*

*If any other past president had doubled the national debt,
Which had taken more than two centuries to accumulate, in one year,
Would you have approved?*
*If any other past president had then proposed to double the debt again
Within 10 years, would you have approved? *
*If any other past president had criticized a state law
That he admitted he never even read, would you think that he is just an
Ignorant hot head? *
*If any other past president joined the country of Mexico AND sued a state in the United States to force that state
to continue to allow illegal immigration, would you question his patriotism and wonder who's side he was on? *
*If any other past president had pronounced the Marine Corps
Like Marine Corpse, would you think him an idiot? *
*If any other past president had put 87,000 workers out of work by arbitrarily placing a moratorium on offshore oil drilling on companies that have one of the best safety records of any industry because one foreign company had an accident...
Would you have agreed? *
*If any other past president had used a forged document as the basis of the moratorium that would render 87,000 American Workers unemployed would you support him? *
*If any other past our president had been the first President to need a Teleprompter installed to be able to get through a Press Conference,
Would you have laughed and said this is more proof of how inept he is on his own and he is really controlled by smarter men behind the scenes? *
*If any other past president had spent hundreds of thousands of dollars
to take his First Lady to a play in NYC, would you have approved? *
*If any other past president had reduced your retirement plan holdings
of GM stock by 90% and given the unions a majority stake in GM,
Would you have approved? *
*If any other past president had made a joke at the expense of the Special Olympics,
Would you have approved?*
*If any other past president had given Gordon Brown a set of inexpensive
and incorrectly formatted DVDs, when Gordon Brown had given him a thoughtful and historically significant gift,
Would you have approved?*
*If any other past president had given the Queen of England an iPod containing videos of his speeches, would you have thought it a proud moment for America? *

*If any other past president had bowed to the King of Saudi Arabia
Would you have approved? *
*If any other past president had visited Austria and made reference to the nonexistent "Austrian language,"
Would you have brushed it off as a minor slip? *
*If any other past president had filled his cabinet and circle of advisers
With people who cannot seem to keep current in their income taxes,
Would you have approved? *
*If any other past president had stated that there were 57 states in the United States, Wouldn't you have had second thoughts about his capabilities? *
*If any other past president had flown all the way to Denmark to make a five minute speech about how the Olympics would benefit him walking out his front door in his home town, would you not have thought he was a Self-Important,
Conceited, Egotistical Jerk. *
*If any other past president had been so Spanish illiterate as to refer to "Cinco de Cuatro" in front of the Mexican ambassador when it was the 5th of May (Cinco de Mayo), and continued to flub it when he tried again, wouldn't you have winced in embarrassment? *
*If any other past president had burned 9,000 gallons of jet fuel to go plant a single tree on Earth Day, would you have concluded he's a hypocrite?*
*If any other past president's administration had okayed Air Force One flying low over millions of people followed by a jet fighter in downtown Manhattan causing widespread panic,
Would you have wondered whether they actually get what happened on 9-11? *
*If any other past president had failed to send relief aid to flood victims throughout the Midwest with more people killed or made homeless than in New Orleans, would you want it made
into a major ongoing political issue with claims of Racism and Incompetence? *

*If any other past president had created the position of 32 Czars who report directly to him, bypassing the House and Senate on much of what is happening in America,
Would you have ever approved. *
*If any other past president had ordered the firing of the CEO of a major corporation, even though he had no constitutional authority to do so...
would you have approved? *
*So, tell me again,
what is it about Obama that makes him so brilliant and impressive? *

*Can't think of anything?
Don't worry.
He's done all this in 30 months –
so you have less than 12 months time to come up with an answer.*

*Every statement and action in this email is factual and directly attributable to Barrack Hussein Obama.
Every bumble is a matter of record and completely verifiable. *
AND NOW--
HE ACTUALLY WANTS US TO RE-ELECT HIM.
WAKE UP AMERICA 2012 IS UPON US.
"I WONDER HOW MANY OF YOU
WILL FORWARD THIS ?"
I DID BECAUSE I CAN NOT AFFORD TO TAKE A CHANCE ON THIS GUY FOR ANOTHER FOUR YEARS . . .

"All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing!"

Dean E. Ewing
Lt. Col. USAF (VC), Retired
Hey Dad,
This might be an interesting read, but maybe not.
http://www.factcheck.org/2011/06/obamas-bumbles/
Hi Jen,
I guess I should know your view on politics but have NO idea. I do not mean to step on your toes. I have strong feelings about this guy but I'm willing to listen to someone elses ideas.
I am republican, I guess by birth. That said, I vote for the person, not the party.
We have to do something about our government. Don't kno what or how but they are all in bed with big business and only need you and me to pay their bills!! I am discussed with all of them, top to bottom!!
Ask some day. I will tell you how I really feel!!
Dad
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 09:44:17 -0800


Dad,
It wasn't Jen that sent the link. It was me, Matt. I do not mind your views, though they are different then mine. I was just sending it to you to use as a reference. The site sent is fair to both sides of the political spectrum. It is awesome that you take an active interest in our government. I wish everyone did, whether their views are the same as mine or not. That is what makes this country great. I just feel the www.factcheck.org will keep you and everyone informed. So check it out, I think you might like the site. Matt
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Old 03-16-2012, 12:04 PM   #51
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Re: INSERT CHAIN EMAILS HERE!-6 degrees of the koch brothers/george soros

In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh ,
had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior:

"A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent
form of government.




A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can
vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.
From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the
most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally
collapse over loose fiscal policy, (which is) always followed by a dictatorship."

"The average age of the world's greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has
been about 200 years. During those 200 years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence:

From bondage to spiritual faith;
From spiritual faith to great courage;
From courage to liberty;
From liberty to abundance;
From abundance to complacency;
From complacency to apathy;
From apathy to dependence;
From dependence back into bondage."




The Obituary follows:

Born 1776, Died 2012
It doesn't hurt to read this several times.

Professor Joseph Olson of Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul , Minnesota ,
points out some interesting facts concerning the last Presidential election:

Number of States won by: Obama: 19 McCain: 29
Square miles of land won by: Obama: 580,000 McCain: 2,427,000
Population of counties won by: Obama: 127 million McCain: 143 million




Murder rate per 100,000 residents in counties won by: Obama: 13.2 McCain: 2.1

Professor Olson adds: "In aggregate, the map of the territory McCain won was
mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens of the country.

Obama territory mostly encompassed those citizens living in low income
tenements and living off various forms of government welfare..."

Olson believes the United States is now somewhere between the
"complacency and apathy" phase of Professor Tyler's definition of democracy,
with some forty percent of the nation's population already having reached
the "governmental dependency" phase.

If Congress grants amnesty and citizenship to twenty million criminal
invaders called illegal's - and they vote - then we can say goodbye to the
USA in fewer than five years.

If you are in favor of this, then delete this message.

If you are not, then pass this along to help everyone realize just how much is at
stake, knowing that apathy is the greatest danger to our freedom..

This is scary.




Of course we are not a democracy, we are a Constitutional Republic .




Of course we know that Obama and many others pay little attention to The Constitution.
There couldn't be more at stake than on Nov 2012.

If you are as concerned as I am please pass this along.
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I think he's saying I will burn in hell if I don't read everything he forwards.
That's what I got out of it.
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:54 AM   #53
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not a rightwinger email but pretty hilarious goldbug-fearmongering email i got from my conspiratard brother
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http://dont-tread-on.me/wp-content/u...-Collapses.pdf

Top 5 Places NOT To Be When The Dollar Collapses
By: Silver Shield
The dollar collapse will be the single largest event in human history. This will be the
first event that will touch every single living person in the world. All human activity is
controlled by money. Our wealth, our work, our food, our government, even our
relationships are affected by money. No money in human history has had as much reach
in both breadth and depth as the dollar. It is the de facto world currency. All other
currency collapses will pale in comparison to this big one. All other currency crises have
been regional and there were other currencies for people to grasp on to. This collapse will
be global and it will bring down not only the dollar but also all other fiat currencies, as
they are fundamentally no different. The collapse of currencies will lead to the collapse
of ALL paper assets. The repercussions to this will have incredible results worldwide.
(Read the Silver Bullet and the Silver Shield to protect yourself from this collapse.)
Thanks to the globalization and the giant vampire squids of the Anglo-American
Empire, the dollar is the world’s reserve currency. It supports the global economy in
settling foreign trade, most importantly the Petro Dollar trade. This money is recycled
through the City of London (not to be confused with London) and New York. This fuels
our corporate vampires that acquires and harvests the wealth of the world. The corporate
powers suppress REAL assets like natural resources and labor to provide themselves
massive profits. This Fascist, Statist, Collectivist model provides the money into the
economy to fund an ever increasing federal government. That government then grows
larger and larger enriching its minions with jobs to control their fellow citizens. Finally,
to come full circle, the government then controls other nations through the Military
Industrial Complex.
This cycle will be cut when the mathematically and inevitable collapse of the dollar
occurs. In order for our debt-based money to function we MUST increase the debt every
year in excess of the debt AND interest accrued the year before or we will enter a
deflationary death spiral. When debt is created, money is created. When debt is paid off,
money is destroyed. There is never enough to pay off the debt, because there would be
not one dollar in existence.
We are at a point where we either default on the debt, willingly or unwillingly, or
create more money/debt to keep the cycle moving. The problem is if you understand
anything about compounding interest, we are reaching the hockey stick moment where
the more debt that is incurred, the less effective it is and this leads us to hyper inflation.
There are only two actors needed for this hyperinflation, the Lender of Last Resort, the
Fed, and the Spender of Last Resort, the government. These two can, and will, blow up
the system. I believe they will wait until the next crisis and the whiff of deflationary
depression before they fire up the printing presses. That crisis is coming very soon at the
end of this summer or fall. The money and emergency measures are worn out. The facts
that NONE of the underlying problems that caused the 2008 crisis have been resolved.
The only thing that has happened is that instead of corporate problems, we now have
nation problems. In this movie Greece will play the role of Lehman Brothers and the
United States will play the role of AIG. The problem is there is nowhere to kick the can
down the road and there is no world government to absorb the debt, yet…(Problem,
Reaction, Solution.)
So this leads me to the Top 5 Places Not To Be When the Dollar Collapses.
1. Israel- This Anglo-American beachhead into
the Middle East was first conceived by the most
powerful family in the world, the Rothschilds, in
1917. The Balfour Declaration said that there
would be a Zionist Israel years before World War
two and the eventual establishment of Israel.
Israel has not been a good neighbor to its Muslim
nations and has always had the two biggest bullies
on the block at it’s back. When the dollar
collapses, the United States will have much too
much on its plate both domestically and
internationally to worry about such a non-strategic
piece of land. This will leave Israel very weak at a
time when tensions will be high. This very thin
strip of desert land will not be able to with stand
the economic reality of importing its food and fuel
or the political reality of being surrounded by Muslims.
2. Southern California- The land of Fruits and Nuts turns into Battlefield Los Angeles.
20 million people packed into an area that has no water and thus food is not good to say
the least. Throw on top of the huge wealth disparities and the proximity to a narco state
and this does not bode well. We have seen riots for Rodney King, what will happen when
the dollar is destroyed and food a fuel stop coming into this area. People will get
desperate and do crazy things, especially when a huge proportion of its citizens are on
anti depressants. If food and fuel cannot get in, what about Zoloft? At a time when
people’s world is falling apart they lack the ability to deal with this new paradigm. If
people come off of these drugs too fast they suffer psychotic breaks and you will have
thousands of shootings or suicides.
3. England- The Land of the Big Brother and former Empire of
worldwide slave and drug trade will suffer heavily. The stiff
upper lip that the British Elite ingrained into their sheeple will
not work anymore as the British population explodes. The human
character will sacrifice and unite for a foreign enemy, but not if
the enemy has always been the Elite. The Anglo-American
Empire may pull off another false flag to distract its population
on another Emmanuel Goldstein like in 1984,but I feel this
collapse will happen before they pull it off. This will make all
eyes point at the British Elite as solely responsible for this
catastrophe. We have seen massive riots for soccer matches with hooligans. What will
happen when this island with very little food and fuel gets cut off?
4. New York City- Another large urban area living too high on the dollar hog. NYC is
the area I moved out of in 2008. There is little doubt that all of the wealth in New York,
New Jersey and Connecticut is derivative off of Wall Street wealth. The savings and
investments of the whole nation and much of the world flow through this financial
capital. As the world wakes up to the massive financial fraud, this will lead to the
destruction of capital like we have never seen before. This will have tremendous effects
on the regional economy as people driving in Mercedes suddenly wonder where their
next meal is coming from.
5. Washington D.C.- The political collapse of the Federal Government will wreak havoc
on the hugely inflated local economy. As more and more states find it necessary to assert
their natural control, the Federal Government will suddenly loose power and importance
as the whole world suffers from a Global Hurricane Katrina. The money that they create
and spend will become worthless and the government minion’s pensions will evaporate.
Millions that once relied on the ability to force others to send their money to them will
learn that the real power has always been at the most local level. Massive decentralization
will be the answer to globalization gone mad. Local families and communities will forgo
sending money and power out of their community, as they will care about their next meal
and keeping warm.
“You can ignore reality, but you can’t ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.” -
Ayn Rand
To sum up, those areas that have lived highest on the hog in the dollar paradigm
will most likely be the worst places to live when the dollar collapses. Many of you
will find this article with passing interest, but rest assured this dollar collapse is coming.
It is a mathematical inevitability. We will not be as fortunate to muddle through this
collapse like we did in 2008 when it was a corporate problem. This time around, it is a
national and global problem. The global Ponzi scheme has run out of gas as the
demographics decline, as cheap abundant oil declines, as hegemonic power declines. This
comes at a time when we reach the exponential or collapse phase of our money. The
Irresistible Force Paradox says, “What happens when an unstoppable force meets an
immovable object? “We are about to find out, when infinite money hits a very finite
world.
If you want to become aware and prepared for this collapse, please join the free Sons of
Liberty Academy.
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Just got this gem in my inbox:

BEWARE of this stamp! Read and refuse to buy, PLEASE!






Subject: stamps

BUYING STAMPS?
Don't buy this stamp! It is pretty, but keep reading!

(picture of random stamp)

Will be available November 1, 2013
President Obama has directed the United States Postal Service to remember and honor
the EID Muslim holiday season with a new commemorative 46 Cent First Class Holiday Postage Stamp.
The new stamp is the second MUSLIM stamp, and celebrates a Muslim holiday!
If there is only ONE thing you Forward today, let it be this!
REMEMBER to adamantly BOYCOTT this stamp when you purchase stamps anywhere.
All you have to say is,
"No thank you, I do not want a Muslim stamp on my letters!"
Buy our US flag stamp instead, please!
Pass this along to every Patriotic American you know & get the word out!
Honor the United States of America
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How many befuddled post office/supermarket clerks have heard "be sure to not give me any of the Muslim stamps"?
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I have so many of these via email or FB from friends and family (almost always woman) I have one friend who "thinks" they are a PETA person and shares all these BS FB links that are so slanted and SNOPES almost always has an explanation on it. What I am curious about is why do people spend the time putting this garbage out? What is the purpose?
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:03 PM   #57
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http://xkcd.com/250/

(snopes xkcd)
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