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Muy interesante!No_sprint
Jan 27, 2004 11:02 AM
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4063502/

You'd think by the background "extras" in the picture that the President might be Clinton, but it's not! :)
Photo really captures the extent of Bush's diverse appeal. (nm)czardonic
Jan 27, 2004 11:16 AM
This one shows the extent you speak of much better.No_sprint
Jan 27, 2004 11:48 AM
What's up with NM? (NM)94Nole
Jan 27, 2004 11:51 AM
From what I remember, serious borderlineNo_sprint
Jan 27, 2004 11:53 AM
With a recount, would've gone the other way.

It was well within the recount number Gore used to create a circus.
Bogus map. How embarassing. (nm)czardonic
Jan 27, 2004 11:58 AM
Here is a real one.czardonic
Jan 27, 2004 12:01 PM
More blue than red thoughBottomBracketShell
Jan 27, 2004 12:06 PM
which by your logic means a smashing victory for Gore.

LOL! Good stuff!!!
Hey rocket scientist - blue=Republican counties! nmLive Steam
Jan 27, 2004 12:53 PM
He got all mixed up dreaming about more incisions! LOL nmNo_sprint
Jan 27, 2004 12:54 PM
Still testy about that "socially dependent" thing, huh?czardonic
Jan 27, 2004 1:01 PM
I would be to.
At least the Republicans these days areBottomBracketShell
Jan 27, 2004 1:04 PM
smart enough to get huffy when their called on their racist code words so I guess that's *progress*.
buy a dictionarybill105
Jan 27, 2004 1:08 PM
I know you know all about dependancyBottomBracketShell
Jan 27, 2004 1:17 PM
but we're talking about welfare not *substances.*

Steam stopped a little short of talking about *welfare queens* and *driving Cadillacs* but his point was pretty clear.
Timely discussion.Spoiler
Jan 28, 2004 9:41 AM
From a NYTimes article on ebayers whose items don't sell because they misspelled the item.

"Some experts say there is no evidence that people are spelling worse than they ever did. But with the growth of e-mail correspondence and instant messaging, language has grown more informal. And much as calculators did for arithmetic, spell checkers have made good spelling seem to quite a number of people like an obsolete virtue.

Not that spell checkers are used by nearly everyone. Indeed, experts say the Internet — with its discussion boards, blogs and self-published articles — is a treasure trove of bad spelling.

"Before the Internet came along, poor spelling by the public was by and large not exposed," said Paige P. Kimble, the director of the National Spelling Bee. Now, though, "we are becoming acutely aware of what a challenge spelling is for us."

Sandra Wilde, author of the 1992 book "You Kan Red This!: Spelling and Punctuation for Whole Language Classrooms K-6," said language served a variety of purposes, so that in some settings it might make sense to skip punctuation or to speak in slang. She likens instant messaging, for example, to notes passed at the back of the classroom when the teacher's back is turned: there is no premium on proper spelling."
LOL! LOL! You miss the point, geniusBottomBracketShell
Jan 27, 2004 1:02 PM
That big map of No-brain's represents an election that Gore won by half a million votes in the popular vote and 291-246 in the electoral vote if the Supreme Court hadn't staged a coup so all that blue means a smashing Gore victory, LOL LOL LOL! Good stuff!!!!!
bill105
Jan 27, 2004 1:07 PM
yeah, youre right. it was a supreme court conspiracy.
Bill! Are you back from de-tox?BottomBracketShell
Jan 27, 2004 1:10 PM
How have you been buddy?
Buy a dictionary.czardonic
Jan 27, 2004 1:18 PM
He's been honing the point on that rapier wit.
and its almost as sharp as the top of your headbill105
Jan 27, 2004 1:20 PM
Devastating. (nm)czardonic
Jan 27, 2004 1:23 PM
More likely he's been horning tube of glue. (NM)BottomBracketShell
Jan 27, 2004 1:21 PM
Here we go again ...HouseMoney
Jan 27, 2004 1:59 PM
I guess there was no conspiracy by the liberal Florida Supreme Court when they voted to usurp the legal authority of the Florida Legislature?!

Under which scenario ... exactly ... would Gore have won? Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, several media outlets performed their own recounts of the ballots and George Bush ended up winning Florida in every instance!! How many times must we rehash this?!?! How many chances should Gore's team have been given to reinvent the method of counting votes? And btw, the Constitution holds that had this dispute gone further, the decision would have been made by a vote of the House of Representatives, by state, of which there are more Republican than Democrat, so any way you slice it, George Bush still would be the President.

Unless you know of a source that supercedes the U.S. Constitution (Article II, Section 1, Clause 3).

I don't care if you (and others of your ilk) lie awake nights thinking of reasons to loathe George Bush. Concocting a legal way Bush should not be President is just wasting your time. Perhaps you should direct your energies to the '04, better make that '08, election.
Any way you slice it. . .czardonic
Jan 27, 2004 2:07 PM
. . .other than the collective will of the American voter.
Just like that "popular wisdom" ...HouseMoney
Jan 28, 2004 9:44 AM
you're always denigrating (or is that "conventional wisdom"?). It's not the way we elect a President, and you know that!! (at least I'd hope you do)

Whatever ... it doesn't trump the U.S. Constitution. Although Marxists like you would love to draft a new one.
Good idea! Let's call a convention! nmredmenace
Jan 28, 2004 9:57 AM
Fine. Bush got into office by hook, not by crook. Satisfied? nmczardonic
Jan 28, 2004 10:56 AM