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Lower 9th Ward: March 2006

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August 22, 2011

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Scott Walker for President??????


You guys are supposed to put the bubble mixture INTO the bathwater, not drink it in hopes of farting out a fairyland.

whisper/ Hey, let's take up a colleciton to get Tommy a new ISO suit, one with the sports package, spoiler and cd changer. The stains on his old one are NEVER gonna come out. Don't tell him, though. /whisper

The problem with Dale Schultz is that even if he flips, Tim Cullen has made it clear that he will be supporting the Repubicans all the way in a misguided show of Obamaesque conceding before the fight even begins. I am despondent over the future of the state and the country. The Democrats just don't even begin to get it.

the rite is getting o the terminal stage.

left Rev, Quite on the point. I don't know about WI, but here in MO they just outlawed the "bath salts" that are supposed to give you a high. ;-)

Failing upward. Peter Principle. Etc. ?????????

I've had to wall off an entire section of the iso chamber to contain the rationalization and cognitive dissonance. [Tommy T]
I know. I turned right at the birtherism drums and smacked straight into it. What ever happened to those “New Traffic Pattern Ahead” signs you were going to order?
The first recall, the stronger candidate, Nygren, failed to gather enough signatures to GET ON THE BALLOT. If he had managed to gather a whole 400 valid signatures, he would likely be the new senator. [August 16, 2011 9:10:22 PM by MediaMole]

If he and his wife would have bothered to sign his petition themselves he would have reached 400. He ended up with 398. His lawyer tried to argue that when he signed the bottom of a form, as a petition gatherer, that should have counted. The judge said “no”, but that still would have left him at 399. What a maroon.

What makes him a strong candidate if he can’t gather 400 signatures? [August 16, 2011 9:11:31 PM by Truthsearche]

And can’t bother to sign his own petition.

[Random Freepus drivel omitted]... [August 16, 2011 9:32:46 PM by MestaMachine (Mama always told me if you cain't say something nice/use duct tape. Ever try to ducttape a keyboard?)

Tommy’s been running around putting duct tape on everything he can see.

The lesson from tonight is that the GOP here needs to run good candidates that are squeaky clean [Kibitzer note: as in not “...involved in a bizzare (sic) spouse swapping situation years ago and didn’t pay her taxes”. See below.] and can appeal to a middle of the road voter. This doesn’t mean RINO’s but it does mean people who don’t scare off a portion of the independents.

That means people who don’t have a snowball’s chance in Hell of getting nominated.

In our district up north we nominated a Sharon Angle/Christine O’Donnell type in Kim Simac. I give Kim credit for running and putting up a fight. But at the end of the day, Simac was involved in a bizzare spouse swapping situation years ago and didn’t pay her taxes. Nor could she articulate anything in hostile environments outside her one talking point. The GOP and Tea Party are not going to win running candidates like that.

And there’s the rub. Those are the only ones they do run.

This is why it is so crucial we get the Presidential nominee right in 2012. That’s why I’m agnostic on Rick Perry at the moment. Can he win the middle of the road voter in Ohio, PA, WI, MI, MN, Iowa, Colorado? Maybe he can. Not sure yet. [Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:48:18 PM by SteveAustin]

Bachmann-Palin Overdrive!

We need the people of Wisconsin to wake up, but given their repudiation of the Rs, show me why I should believe that Wisconsin “gets it”. I’m sure not seeing it. Every election I always see Wisconsin does “just enough” to support the Dim. Every. Single. One. [August 17, 2011 10:25:36 AM by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman!)]

Ummm, maybe that’s because Wisconsin does get it, and every time they let it be just close enough that you’ll come back for another kick at the football?

He [Krugman] should crack open a book on economics, not open an economic crack book. [July 31, 2011 11:34:59 PM by mlocher (Is it time to cash in before I am taxed out?)]

Hmmm, the Nobel Prize committee seems to have had a different opinion of Krugman’s grasp of economics.

--Kibitzer

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