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'Cooling Out' the Voters

Chries Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 1:44 AM
This illustrates why the issue of abortion is so very important. When a party promotes the immoral act of killing a baby in the womb in order to raise dollars and maintain favor with a constituent group, they are not shy about committing any other immoral act in order to try to maintain and consolidate more power. If you're a Democrat, aren't you ashamed to be associated with such an immoral and corrupt party?
Don664 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 7:26 AM
Those who can be persuaded to accept absurdities can be made to commit atrocities. Voltaire. Not exact, but close.
Mainstream_American Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 1:48 AM
Jab! Hook! Body blow-body-blow! Right Cross! Upper Cut! KNOCKOUT!

GOOD comments!
Confidence men know that their victim -- "the mark" as he has been called -- is eventually going to realize that he has been cheated. But it makes a big difference whether he realizes it immediately, and goes to the police, or realizes it after the confidence man is long gone.

So part of the confidence racket is creating a period of uncertainty, during which the victim is not yet sure of what is happening. This delaying process has been called "cooling out the mark."

The same principle applies in politics. When the accusations that led to the impeachment...