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Inauguration Day

Jullou Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 11:37 PM
Sorry, but I will not have the TV on for a few days. I will have my head in books and podcasts. I will wait until I think it is safe to not get the sickening details.
maryanne24 Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 11:45 PM
Please. I have no interest in watching any of it.

The people whop are thrilled about this just don't see the truth of it.

We all aren't wrong.
HarryReidAllAmerican Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 11:49 PM
Are you saying the decisive majority that voted for Barack twice is??????

No, this is a time for great merriment!
maryanne24 Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 11:51 PM
I think a majority that voted for him have no idea what they voted for.

He is still at war with half the country and he seems to like it that way.
farpstabber1 Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 11:55 PM
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 12:05 AM
The fools who voted for this archjerk can rejerce. Me, I gone hop in my pirogue, go home, an cook me some gumbo, me !
Moose Hunter Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 12:15 AM
I don't think 51.1% qualifies as "decisive". Not by any stretch. Sure it decided his win, but is certainly was no landslide. So, merry on, you deluded fool.
maryanne24 Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 12:18 AM
meanwhile our president continues to be at war with 49% of the country
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