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  1. Profile photo of Fancys_Asst
    Fancys_Asst Female 18-29
    1780 posts
    December 17, 2009 at 4:18 pm
    Link: Nobel Peace Prize: Easier To Get Than Ever! - We hear that they`re going to be in McDonald`s Happy Meals next month.
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    ZacchNasty Male 13-17
    83 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:05 am
    Not surprised lol :D
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    esopillar34 Male 18-29
    471 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:10 am
    inb4 multiple angry idiots post their opinions as if they`re right
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    ultimakewl Male 18-29
    833 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:10 am
    hey looks, its in texas...
    what a shock
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:13 am
    Don`t you love racism? :D
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    Handsompod Male 30-39
    1109 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:15 am
    Oooh a little sore?
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    kamietsu Male 18-29
    427 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:19 am
    LEAVE OBAMA ALONE!!!

    has that been done yet? or is that just too old now? i feel like it`s still relevant.

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    HOBOMOE Male 18-29
    515 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:28 am
    The reason he received the Nobel Peace prize was because other countries actually like what he plans to do with America`s foreign policy.
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    TopperHey Male 18-29
    1930 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:29 am
    inb4 mass political debate about obama.
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    router52000 Male 18-29
    613 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:30 am
    Why is it if you disagree with anything Obama says does or gets you are a racist?
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:38 am
    Well, it seems to be a strong motivation for disagreeing with him. Why is it that people are disagreeing with him accepting an award that he earned BEFORE he became president? Isn`t it great to have a president who can earn the nobel peace prize? I mean seriously. It`s only because he is black that most of these people are disagreeing with him in the first place. Some really just don`t like his policy, but you can`t act like racism isn`t influence at least some people`s decisions. Be realistic.
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:39 am
    influencing*
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    esopillar34 Male 18-29
    471 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:40 am
    Friday, December 18, 2009 9:28:00 AM
    The reason he received the Nobel Peace prize was because other countries actually like what he plans to do with America`s foreign policy.

    Well, I PLAN on curing cancer with medicine derived from normal tap water. I guess I deserve the Nobel price for medicine, right?

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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:40 am
    Also, Texas is the same state where they ya know...kill minorities for pretty much no reason. So, I am going to guess they are just racist. I`ve never see so many WHITE people going out and picketing against a president in my entire life. I guess it`s scary to have a country run by someone with more melanin in their skin. His tan is quite intimidating.
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:41 am
    No. But if you were a researcher on a team that was on the cutting edge of discovering a cure then your analogy MIGHT be relevant. He`s the president and he can change the way things are--it`s a little different than someone`s idle wishes.
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    December 18, 2009 at 9:41 am
    Or rather, he can influence it--the president doesn`t even have that much power.
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    esopillar34 Male 18-29
    471 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:42 am
    Friday, December 18, 2009 9:30:26 AM
    Why is it if you disagree with anything Obama says does or gets you are a racist?

    Because it`s hard to come up with counterarguments. It`s easy to just say YOU RACIST and walk away smug.

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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:46 am
    It`s not hard to come up with counter arguments. The fact is that anyone who is dissing him for getting the nobel peace prize is most likely one of two things: an idiot, or a racist. I don`t see why it`s a big deal he got that award. Other presidents have and no one freaked out then.

    Plus, most of the people disagreeing with him getting it believe he`s getting it because of the fact he promises to change things. IIRC it was because of his support of ending nuclear proliferation.

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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:46 am
    prior to his presidency--I left that part out.
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    esopillar34 Male 18-29
    471 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:48 am
    Oh, SPrinkZ. So much to learn about the world. I envy you, I really do, to be able to be so idealistic, have everything be so cut and dry for you.

    "Anyone who disagrees with me is either a racist or an idiot- there`s literally no other way". I wish I would live in your world.

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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:52 am
    I`ve never see so many WHITE people going out and picketing against a president in my entire life
    I guess you`ve been asleep for the past 8 years, eh? The majority of your country is white, it surprises you that whites are in the majority of those who oppose Obama? Really?
    Also, most people aren`t mad at Obama for getting it, they`re mad at the Nobel people for GIVING it to him, or to anyone who`s simply done nothing to earn it. Oh yeah, Nobel people?, all white.
    Must be racism. :/
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:52 am
    Texans are racist.
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    StarDagger Male 40-49
    1190 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:56 am
    Texas should secede and take the other Confederate states with them.

    We should send them a letter "Upon further review, we were wrong, we are going to let you form your own country, we will of course take make our military bases and nuclear weapons. We will also allow anyone who wants to be part of a progressive successful and scientifically oriented society to relocate to a Northern or Western state free of charge. We will also relocate any Northern or Western conservatives to the new CSA, free of charge."

    They could run their own schools with Creationism, further marginalize themselves on the world stage and be a dumping ground for the morons and Xians of the world.

    And yes, if you oppose Obama for no reason, chances are very very high that you ARE a racist!

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    rickbub Male 40-49
    293 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:57 am
    Ya know I`m everyone`s worst enemy...a white, male Republican. Even I, however, recognized the f-uppedness of Dubya`s presidency (his last term in particular). But even when some of my close African-American friends (because some of my best friends are...well...you know...) started railing about King George`s ineptitude, I CERTIANLY didn`t accuse them of racism. They, and I, did have legitimate complaints. Too bad that the minute I disagree with President Obama`s policies, accusations of racism fly at me in a sh*t storm of fury. *sigh*. Guess thats the easiest thing to say, rather than having a constructive debate...
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:57 am
    IIRC it was because of his support of ending nuclear proliferation.
    Omg, SPrinkZ, where to begin? Reagan actually lowered the ## of nuclear weapons, did HE get the NPP? Reagan actually ended the Cold War, no NPP. The point remains, you shouldn`t get the NPP (and $1.7 million bucks) for wishing & hoping.
    What do I know? Only idiots and racists stay on topic, use logic, actually answer questions & etc.
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    rickbub Male 40-49
    293 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:00 am
    Oh, BTW I`m also Catholic, if that gives you any more flame-war ammo..!
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:02 am
    And yes, if you oppose Obama for no reason
    Pay attention StarDagger, we give reasons ALL THE TIME which `your side` choose to ignore. We don`t like high debt. We don`t like higher taxes. We don`t approve of the POTUS bowing to forginers. We don`t approve of a pedophile supporter being appointed School Czar. We don`t approve of Joe Biden.
    There`s LOTS more, but we MUST be racists, eh?
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    Twist13 Male 70 & Over
    607 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:18 am
    @SPrinkZ
    Huummmmm, lets see Texas Death Row statistics;
    White = 101; Black = 128; Hispanic = 98; Other = 4
    http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/stat/racial.htm
    ONLY crimes that allow for the death penalty in Texas:
    * murder of a public safety officer or firefighter;
    * murder during the commission of kidnapping, burglary, robbery, aggravated sexual assault, arson, or obstruction or retaliation;
    * murder for remuneration;
    * murder during prison escape;
    * murder of a correctional employee;
    * murder by a state prison inmate who is serving a life sentence for any of five offenses (murder, capital murder, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault, or aggravated robbery);
    * multiple murders;
    * murder of an individual under six years
    Yep, looks like Texas kills minorities for no reason. So, do us a favor and move to Texas!
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:21 am
    Esopillar, it is nice in my world. But, I still like the typical white man apologetic of, "I have a friend who is black!" Those kind of people make exceptions for CERTAIN black people like they were `also` white. It`s confusing, but it`s just a different form of racism.

    Reagan was a bastard. I can`t even believe you`d think he`d deserve a NPP.

    And what I meant about so many WHITE people picketing is that I haven`t seen a black person in it yet.

    Really strange if you ask me. And if there is a black person--there is just ONE. They make up 13% of the nation, so they should make up 13% of the picketers. They aren`t represented in that population because they aren`t racially motivated to oppose the president. But these people clearly are. I doubt a single one of them have dated a black person, or married one. Or have black relatives. I don`t care about the token friends they all have. I`m glad you have ONE black friend at work. Cool. Thumbs up guy.

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    StarDagger Male 40-49
    1190 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:22 am
    @5cats
    "Pay attention StarDagger, we give reasons ALL THE TIME which `your side` choose to ignore. We don`t like high debt. We don`t like higher taxes. We don`t approve of the POTUS bowing to forginers. We don`t approve of a pedophile supporter being appointed School Czar. We don`t approve of Joe Biden.
    There`s LOTS more, but we MUST be racists, eh?"

    Those are reasons, even some of them valid, read my post again, it said "for no reason". If you have a legitimate gripe about how he runs the country fine, it is still America, that is your right. If people have some free floating disdain against him FOR NO REASON, you might have to examine why.

    Enjoy the show,
    Star¤Dagger

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    mr_c_bowler Male 18-29
    301 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:22 am
    stardagger. your an idiot
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    sjaakwortel Male 18-29
    358 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:22 am
    sweet home texas
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    keith2 Male 30-39
    2591 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:22 am
    haterz
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:25 am
    @5cats

    You`re the foreigner to me. I`m a native American. You do realize your government was created only with sympathy toward foreigners, right?

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    belunan Male 30-39
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    December 18, 2009 at 10:39 am
    effing awesome
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:42 am
    Trying to make an image:

    I see TWO black folks and an oriental.

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    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15774 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:43 am
    I think people forget that Obama is just as much black as he is white.
  38. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:45 am
    You`re the foreigner to me. I`m a native American. You do realize your government was created only with sympathy toward foreigners, right?
    Sorry SPrinkZ, I have no idea what you`re trying to say here.
    I did say "your country" in my comments, right? I have no idea why my citizenship is an issue here, or what my country`s founding fathers have to do with this.
    Are you an Aborigional person? What has that got to do with anything?
    I just don`t know...
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    420foy Male 18-29
    671 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:47 am
    only in texas, where they still lynch queers and drag I am a racist!s
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:51 am
    [quote">I think people forget that Obama is just as much white as he is black.[/quote">

    fify - opie!
    I can`t say that, it`d be racist :P YOU can say it because you`re cuter than me, lolz!
    Here`s a link to a terrific photo-blog of people, left & right, protesting Obama:
    http://zombietime.com/sf_obama_protest_10-15-09/

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    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15774 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:56 am
    Cats, "oriental" is for food and rugs. Not people. Come on, get with the times.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 11:00 am
    Ooops, Asian? lolz, um it`s a Canadian thing, yeah!
    Thx opie :)
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    StarCallista Female 18-29
    256 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 11:06 am
    Ladies and gentlemen.

    I present to you, for no particular reason, the Obama Llama.

    ... You may continue.

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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    December 18, 2009 at 11:44 am
    Obama`s Nobel Peace Prize equates to me getting the Congressional Medal of Honor for what I intend to do... not for what I have done.

    Now the Nobel Peace Prize is a worthless nothing of a prize. Not because Obama got it... but because of the way he got it. Some people worked a lifetime for it.

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    ChrisMunich Male 18-29
    383 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 11:59 am
    Oh the united states, always so obsessed with race...

    I do however disagree completely with Obama receiving the Nobel peace prize. He received it "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." Seeing as he was nominated shortly after he was inaugurated, I don`t see how he had, up until that point, done much of anything which would qualify him. The criteria in general are that during the preceding year the person shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses

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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
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    December 18, 2009 at 12:04 pm
    And it is in Texas, who would have thought.

    Then again, Houston is the largest city in the nation with a Gay mayor (take THAT, Providence!)

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    TxP Female 70 & Over
    1190 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 12:16 pm
    lol texas, imagine that
    totally agree though
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    punkipenguin Female 18-29
    778 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 12:28 pm
    i don`t know why but that llama is hilarious.
  49. Profile photo of StarDagger
    StarDagger Male 40-49
    1190 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 12:31 pm
    That llama is Racist!
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    CheeseMan1 Male 18-29
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    December 18, 2009 at 12:33 pm
    Oil change? Alright, I admit, that`s pretty funny.
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    tkpb9381 Male 18-29
    293 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 12:38 pm
    What llama????????!
  52. Profile photo of Jaydeejj
    Jaydeejj Female 70 & Over
    713 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 12:54 pm
    I claimed mine!
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    richmond32 Female 13-17
    22 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 1:56 pm
    where that fudge is the llama?
  54. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12140 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 2:06 pm
    where that fudge is the llama?

    Click on "More Comments", guys...

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    green_btrfly Female 18-29
    751 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 2:22 pm
    ok, even I find that funny, and I`m from Texas. It`s kinda like "a little sore are we?" lol but seriously, I agree with splurbyburbl... DO the thing first, THEN get the prize.
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    green_btrfly Female 18-29
    751 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 2:29 pm
    oooohhh yeah, and to add to the flame war (just for sh*ts and giggles)

    F*CK YALL I`M FROM TEXAS! xD

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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 2:48 pm
    Wow so thats how easy it is to get one these days!
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    EvilGrouse Male 30-39
    454 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 3:29 pm
    Obama Llama. That. Is. HYSTERICAL!
    Oh, and sign posted by a republican. Gotta be.
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    Skreshavik Female 18-29
    1284 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 3:47 pm
    Obama Llama is win!!! Wow, I need a poster of that!
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    JimmytheMed Male 18-29
    46 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 3:56 pm
    "Oh, and sign posted by a republican. Gotta be."

    Right now, Most Democrats hate Obama too.

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    npdarren Male 18-29
    602 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 4:27 pm
    "Right now, Most Democrats hate Obama too."

    That`s a pretty baseless statement. Obama`s approval rating is still higher than bush`s was for the entirety of his second term.

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    mikehatesyou Male 18-29
    121 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 4:41 pm
    @jimmythemed
    no we don`t..
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    Boredered Male 18-29
    2506 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 4:52 pm
    Nooo you`re confusing yourself :P Free Nobel Peace, and you get a prize if you get a change
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 5:26 pm
    What does Tiger Woods and Obama have in common? Approval ratings
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    Asakura Female 18-29
    236 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 5:45 pm
    I like obama because if I don`t they will say I`m racist.
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    flipNhigh Male 18-29
    194 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 6:14 pm
    @npdarren
    even though that might be correct, Obama`s ratings are the only in history to drop as low as they have in that short amount of time
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    elkingo Male 30-39
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    December 18, 2009 at 6:28 pm
    npdarren.. 1.9 Trillion is all I have to say.
  68. Profile photo of flipNhigh
    flipNhigh Male 18-29
    194 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 6:36 pm
    i thought it was 3 trillion...
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    December 18, 2009 at 7:14 pm
    Give Opie the Pultzer
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    Supermoose Male 13-17
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    December 18, 2009 at 8:46 pm
    @SPrinkZ
    Apparently you are ignorant and stupid. Leave.
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    bonsushi Male 18-29
    204 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:08 pm
    LOL SPrinkZ, I guess you never really learned history, right?
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    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
    2893 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 9:11 pm
    Was this making fun of Obama? If so, bravo sir, bravo.
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    sbeelz Male 30-39
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    December 18, 2009 at 9:16 pm
    That is [email protected] funny.
  74. Profile photo of vE
    vE Male 18-29
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    December 18, 2009 at 10:02 pm
    don`t gotta invent dynamite or the atom bomb anymore
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    643197 Male 18-29
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    December 18, 2009 at 10:08 pm
    thats great.
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    kristun666 Female 18-29
    214 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 10:14 pm
    Okay....so i`m from texas....I also don`t like Obama.....but guess what....i`m NOT racist....and because i saw someone throw this out there....i have cousins that are black...well...half black anyway....but still. There is no reason whatsoever that Obama should have gotten the NPP. The last time I checked, that prize was for people who have actually earned it. You know, by DOING something. I`m sorry, but it is complete bulls*it that he got it. there are people who have been working their whole lives for that prize (and note the key word, WORKING) and then the give it to obama just because he PLANS to do something????? I`m sorry but no. give the prize to someone who has actually done something worth while for the world. Not just someone who can talk all big and bad about what he wants to do in the next 4 years....cuz personally, i have yet to see anything from obama worthy of the NPP.
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    verinon Male 18-29
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    December 18, 2009 at 10:32 pm
    Obama would have done plenty of great things already...if the conservative asswipes in the senate had let him.
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    vE Male 18-29
    127 posts
    December 18, 2009 at 11:22 pm
    >>from texas...
    >>dont like obama...
    >>not racist...

    basically every political post from texans.

    keep in mind, this is coming from a guy that thinks shoes from texas are dumb :3

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    sbeelz Male 30-39
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    December 18, 2009 at 11:59 pm
    "Obama would have done plenty of great things already...if the conservative asswipes in the senate had let him."
    You win at being an idiot. Conservatives have let him do lots of great stuff- like selecting an active executive at Citigroup to pick his economic team, and then appointing Geithner, one of the engineers of the Wall Street bailout to be the Secretary of the Treasury, and giving a speech justifying the war in Afghanistan while accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. Obama`s ULTRA progressive, it`s just that Conservatives won`t let him do all the cool stuff he wants to, right. And when it comes to Healthcare reform, he could play hardball with the so-called "blue dog" Democrats that are standing in his way, but he`s not. He`s letting them kill healthcare reform so he can say "well, at least I tried" without actually having to piss off the health insurance industry.
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    boredfjord Male 13-17
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    December 19, 2009 at 1:46 am
    I support Obama, but it`s still win.
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    Samsonite219 Male 18-29
    703 posts
    December 19, 2009 at 3:20 am
    texas...no wonder
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    Kadinsky Male 18-29
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    December 19, 2009 at 9:16 am
    win
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    Atomaton Male 18-29
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    December 19, 2009 at 2:32 pm
    damn it texas! even if he deserved the award i bet they`d still give him a hard time. i hate texas
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    zanneh Male 13-17
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    December 19, 2009 at 3:15 pm
    hehhehehee
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    ImNoGod Male 18-29
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    December 20, 2009 at 3:48 pm
    I wonder what the limit per customer is?
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    Paula28 Female 18-29
    57 posts
    December 21, 2009 at 4:01 pm
    Perfect I am on my way
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    adaedwar Male 18-29
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    December 22, 2009 at 1:51 pm
    @Atomaton:
    Suck a fat one. Texas would eat you alive. You`ll do well to stay over in the "Eastern US."

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