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Shepherds and Sheep

Fred1666 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 7:28 AM
Dear Thomas Sowell, Would you consider being Ben Carson's running mate in 2016?
A.30 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 8:13 AM
NewJAl Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 7:42 AM
He might have bullied someone in high school, joined Debbie Wasserman Shultz in hiding some funds overseas, or not love Big Bird. He might have ordered a soft drink that was more than 16 ounces, or worse. He might have a cousin, twice removed, on his mother's side, that got thirsty during a speech, with no water easy to get to.
Paul4474 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 7:50 AM
The thought of Dr. Sowell and Dr. Carson running together in 2016 is delicious!!
Imagine how tortured and conflicted the media would be trying to smear such a pair.
If only...
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