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Oh dear god. Someone please save me from Political talking heads and analysts that have clearly never ever spent a day actually researching the question in Georgia. As a long time Georgia resident and voter. Here is the long and short of it. Michelle Nunn is UNELECTABLE in Georgia under the present and trending demographics and politics of the state. She is the whitest white girl in the room in a state where all the white people vote for the other party. She has nothing at all to excite or interest the minority and special interest groups that she would need to fire up and sway in order to win as a Democrat in Georgia. Georgia's population doubled since her father was in office. With most of that doubling coming from College Educated White Suburban voters fleeing the high tax Democrat controlled North East. Fully half the current voting rolls have no memories whatsoever of her father beyond he was a Democrat during the time of Carter and Reagan. The family name carries no weight with over half the voters. The bulk of her fundraising came from Out of State, where everyone was sure she was the spearhead of a new democratic revolution in the South. She was funded by Hollywood Liberals. Not local supporters. The locals may have to tolerate that grudgingly for a national election such as a Senator, but they will not stand for it for anything more local such as Governor, Congressman or Dog Catcher. Further she is a horrid candidate. She comes across as bland and almost fish like. She doesn't inspire or fire up the crowds. She has literally zero charisma. Her most basic reason for doing as well as she did is there is a certain percentage of the voters who will vote D, just as there is a certain percentage who simply vote R without any knowledge of or thought regarding the candidate. The return she had on election night is a reflection that she literally had NO impact on the voters whatsoever. If the Dem's had run Corpse or a Farm Animal the results would have been roughly the same. She garnerered not a single vote that would not have gone to any other Democrat. She swayed no undecideds and precious few independents. She is also quite educational as a case study. She is for all purposes Hilary in miniature. see what the talking heads said and predicted about Michelle. See what the voters actually did and understand why. Now realize how and why the exact same thing will happen to Hilary.
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Are There No Media Ethics On Hackers?

Andrew292 Wrote: Dec 19, 2014 2:08 PM
Do you want an extra special level of Schadenfreude regarding Max Read and Gawkers "ethics". Do a Google search on #Gamergate. Ignore the actual media articles and instead read the various threads and comments so you get the real story. Gawker will happily refuse to report on any story or position that does not support their personal narrative under the guise of "not wanting to violate someones privacy". See "Quinn, Zoe" More and more the entirety of the modern media juggernaut needs to be burned to the ground.
So the take away is Shumer is either running for President in 2016, or he is working with Hilary to create a "see! We're not Obama" platform. There is no other possible interpretation. Long time Shumer watchers can tell you, he never ever learns anything, ever. If he is showing signs of regret or admissions of second thoughts it is to stab someone else in the back and shift blame.
Actually a better question would be "what immunity does Gruber have from prosecution or civil suits brought by the states for fraud" ? Gruber is not a public employee. He is not covered by those statutes and constitutional rules that shield government employees from legal consequences of their actions. He was paid money by the taxpayers for honest truthful consultation for them. Any state impacted by him can go after him. His deliberately fraudulent mistruths prevented states and their duly elected representatives from making an informed and valid decision about the law.
The Radical feminists have lost the middle and the moderate left. If you have ever seen the hashtag #Gamergate running around Twitter or heard the cries that "video game culture is all toxic misogynists" what is really going on is a large chunk of the millennial libertarian left that makes up the video game buying population have banded with the libertarian and conservative right to stand up and say ENOUGH! And push back against the outrage and oppression agenda. And it's hilarious to watch. The Radical Progressive Leftist Feminist Marxists have no idea what to do. They are damning themselves with their own words and much like our friend Jonathan Gruber, showing the peasantry what they really think. So far the peasants are not amused.
"Mr. Abbott when exactly did you stop eating people?" You know she's gonna go there.
According to my Louisiana dwelling friends Landrieu may represent the Middle Ground in Congress, but the general feeling is she does not represent any Louisiana ground. The charges that she is not in fact a Louisiana resident have really stuck above and beyond anything else. Louisianans take that kind of thing personally.
"It's becoming increasingly clear this is just another platform for Obama to demonstrate that we are citizens of the world. The entire Ebola issue is being discussed -- by our government, not the United Nations -- as if Liberians are indistinguishable from Americans, and U.S. taxpayers should be willing to pay whatever it takes to save them." A reasonable argument can be made that Americans have a deep historical tie to the nation of Liberia and have a vested national and moral interest in providing whatever we can to help them overcome this disease. Liberia is after all a nation founded by freed American slaves. But that is a question of spending. Not insane and asinine travel policies. Providing what material, funding and medical knowledge help we can is a completely separate and isolated issue from allowing free travel between disease ravaged Liberia and the US. We can do both. Put travel restrictions in place and still provide the best material aid possible.
I'm confused? How exactly is this woman the "Oregon First Lady" do we now simply award the official title and perks to whomever happens to be having sex with a sitting governor or President? I always thought that there was a bit more to it than that?
So a normal sane person would assume that all air transport routes between west africa and north / south America have been severed for the moment? Or are we not supposed to ask that question? again?
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