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The facts . . .

by Coryphaeus / October 14, 2009 1:34 AM PDT

If a conservative doesn't like guns, he doesn't buy one.
If a liberal doesn't like guns, he wants all guns outlawed.

If a conservative is a vegetarian, he doesn't eat meat.
If a liberal is a vegetarian, he wants all meat products
banned for everyone.

If a conservative sees a foreign threat, he thinks about
how to defeat his enemy.
A liberal wonders how to surrender gracefully and
still look good.

If a conservative is homosexual, he quietly leads his life.
If a liberal is homosexual, he demands legislated respect.

If a black man or Hispanic is conservative, they see
themselves as independently successful.
Their liberal counterparts see themselves as victims in
need of government protection.

If a conservative is down-and-out, he thinks about how to
better his situation.
A liberal wonders who is going to take care of him.

If a conservative doesn't like a talk show host, he
switches channels.
Liberals demand that those they don't like be shut down.

If a conservative is a non-believer, he doesn't go to church.
A liberal non-believer wants any mention of God and
religion silenced. (Unless it's a foreign religion, of course!)

If a conservative decides he needs health care, he goes
about shopping for it, or may choose a job that provides it.
A liberal demands that the rest of us pay for his.

If a conservative slips and falls in a store, he gets up,
laughs, and is embarrassed.
If a liberal slips and falls, he grabs his neck, moans like
he's in labor and then sues.

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Come on, Wayne, that's just silly
by Josh K / October 14, 2009 1:51 AM PDT
In reply to: The facts . . .

Who wants meat banned?

Here are a couple you missed, by the way:

If a liberal thinks abortion is wrong, she doesn't have one.
If a conservative thinks abortion is wrong, she tries to stop everyone else from having one.

If a liberal doesn't believe in gay marriage, he/she doesn't marry someone of the same gender.
If a conservative doesn't believe in gay marriage, he tries to get a Constitutional Amendment passed that prohibits it.

Just for larfs, I've commented on a few of yours:

If a conservative is a vegetarian, he doesn't eat meat.
If a liberal is a vegetarian, he wants all meat products
banned for everyone.

That's just silly.

If a conservative sees a foreign threat, he thinks about
how to defeat his enemy.
A liberal wonders how to surrender gracefully and
still look good.

Also silly.

If a conservative is homosexual, he quietly leads his life and I do mean QUIETLY, because he knows what will happen if he tells anyone.
If a liberal is homosexual, he demands legislated respect.

No, just protection from those conservatives you mentioned who would deny him his rights because they think his sexual orientation is immoral.

If a conservative doesn't like a talk show host, he
switches channels.
Liberals demand that those they don't like be shut down.

Nope. Rush, etal. are free to spew their bile to anyone gullible enough to buy it. Who was it that boycotted the Dixie Chicks again? Liberals?

If a conservative is a non-believer, he doesn't go to church.
A liberal non-believer wants any mention of God and
religion silenced. (Unless it's a foreign religion, of course!)

Conservatives believe that only "foreign" religions should be silenced. Nothing but good old 'merican religion for them!

If a conservative slips and falls in a store, he gets up,
laughs, and is embarrassed.
If a liberal slips and falls, he grabs his neck, moans like
he's in labor and then sues.

Really....I had no idea that it was just "liberals" filing those lawsuits. Interesting!

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Who was it that boycotted the Dixie Chicks again?
by EdHannigan / October 14, 2009 2:01 AM PDT

There's big a difference between shutting down an enterprise and boycotting it.


Olbermann, Maddow et al do their fair share of bile spewing as well, BTW.


Some of Wayne's examples may be silly, and many are spot on. Some of yours are silly too, IMO.

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The purpose of a boycott...
by Josh K / October 14, 2009 3:11 AM PDT

....is generally to shut something down by destroying it economically, Ed.

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Not necessarily,,,
by EdHannigan / October 14, 2009 7:33 AM PDT

and it is a whole lot different from shutting something down by passing a law.

If enough people won 't patronize a business for whatever reason, that's tough. It's a person's right to buy wherever he wants. But if the government prohibits or hinders the business from operating whether people want to patronize it or not, that's violating their rights.

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RE: Some of yours are silly too, IMO.
by JP Bill / October 14, 2009 6:56 AM PDT

and the rest?


Please don't choke on it.


Spot on?

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Just a guess
by Angeline Booher / October 14, 2009 3:18 AM PDT
In reply to: The facts . . .

...... but I suspect you are very happy to be a conservative.

Regardless. the content of your post i overtly political I realize you seldom visit in SE, so may not be aware that pposts that baot political fire are not permitted. (See sticky)

Thank you for understanding.

Angeline
Speakeasy Moderator

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RE: I suspect you are very happy to be a conservative.
by JP Bill / October 14, 2009 6:51 AM PDT
In reply to: Just a guess

Good Call.

Sometimes you have to see a persons face to know their real feelings, but in this case.

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and here is that face
by oldie and goody / October 14, 2009 6:59 AM PDT
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Heavens...
by J. Vega / October 14, 2009 7:25 AM PDT
In reply to: and here is that face

Heavens, do I see something in the hand of Angeline in her picture (grin)?

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I never noticed
by oldie and goody / October 14, 2009 8:43 AM PDT
In reply to: Heavens...

that before! Good for her Wink

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(NT) and you're the one with the pearl necklace?
by JP Bill / October 14, 2009 7:29 AM PDT
In reply to: and here is that face
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Gee
by oldie and goody / October 14, 2009 8:44 AM PDT

that took some smarts! LOL

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Nah!!! I did it.
by JP Bill / October 14, 2009 1:03 PM PDT
In reply to: Gee

Just putting a face to the name.

Same as you did.

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RE: now tell me, can you tell by looking what he is?
by JP Bill / October 14, 2009 7:47 AM PDT
In reply to: and here is that face
Sometimes you have to see a persons face to know their real feelings
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Has anybody heard from Frank Tran lately?
by TONI H / October 15, 2009 4:03 AM PDT
In reply to: and here is that face

I tried to write him a year or so ago and the email addy's I had for him all came back. He had been on kidney dialysis for a long time and I tried to check with him every so often, but he's been awol longer than is comfortable.

I looked at those pictures on Wayne's site and am saddened by how many are gone already....too soon and too many.

TONI H

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Nothing here
by oldie and goody / October 15, 2009 4:07 AM PDT

so many are gone now. Sad...

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(NT) That doesn't show any posts for him anywhere
by TONI H / October 15, 2009 4:31 AM PDT
In reply to: profile page
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according to Google
by jonah jones / October 15, 2009 5:06 AM PDT

Last post: 24 Aug 2005

all other links are "page not found"


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I keep thinking . . .
by Coryphaeus / October 14, 2009 8:49 AM PDT
In reply to: The facts . . .

I want to add another comment. But I'm afraid to. I posted this because if you think about it, it's all true. Which doesn't change the original title. So another comment isn't added. I guess I am a conservative in the fact (there's that word again) that . . . Ooops, starting to be a comment.

Angeline, we've known each other for years. At least in print and I have your picture, so according to the other posters, I know you as a person as I have seen your face. Thanks for leaving this up. I kind'a thought after I posted it it wouldn't make it to night time (Dallas time). You're right, I don't visit often, but I do read the stickies. How about this thought:

The Facts are my opinion (albeit they are true, and no arguing is needed or necessary), and deleting/locking this post will violate the Second Amendment. Or the First. Or, uh, something about free speech, but only if it conflicts with others thoughts or ideas, or, uh, hmmmm. . .

Anyway, smile.

Josh, you're still my bud.

Oh, crap, now it's a comment!!!

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The facts are my opinion...
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 14, 2009 9:02 PM PDT
In reply to: I keep thinking . . .

I always thought 'opinions' were just that.

Just an aside, and I hesitate to mention in case there is something I should know but don't. Whatever happened to Cetin (Denislam)?

He was a regular and knowledgeable poster a few years ago.

My apologies if I have asked something I shouldn't.

Mark

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last i heard, alive and well
by jonah jones / October 14, 2009 9:11 PM PDT

(but it was October 3 years ago "mea culpa")

Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,

T. S. Eliot

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You're still my bud, too.....
by Josh K / October 14, 2009 11:16 PM PDT
In reply to: I keep thinking . . .

....and we are still loving the TV. Happy

But that doesn't change the fact that most of your "facts" are nonsense. Wink

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we have hope for you.
by James Denison / October 15, 2009 12:41 AM PDT

You're living in Texas now. Some of it has to rub off on you. Wink

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My TV . . .
by Coryphaeus / October 15, 2009 12:59 AM PDT

the 55" Sony SXRD, like yours, the picture had turned yellow. One call to Sony describing the problem, and they said the optical block needed to be replaced. And that Sony had extended the warranty. A guy came out and replaced it (the optical block). For free. Back to the perfect picture.

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Wow, that's great
by Josh K / October 15, 2009 2:29 AM PDT
In reply to: My TV . . .

We haven't even had to replace a bulb yet and it's been nearly 4 years. The only negative I'd give it is that in night scenes, sometimes the black doesn't render very well.

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