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Flashback Video: Obama Rips Bush, Congratulates Himself on Civil Liberties

Charlie80 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 12:00 PM
That is because he is afraid that because of the "................." he has done and had a hand in and allowed and facilitated, he is scared to death that someone will cap his dumba s s......... How do you just "make that law"? I didn't approve of it, did any of you?
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 1:17 PM
But it would be blamed on right wingers, and a republican would play H ever getting elected in the face of all that martyrdom....so pray nothing like that ever happens.

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