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America's Big Fat Advantage

Mike25 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 7:46 AM
In other words, equality of opportunity, and equality under the law, instead of equal ooutcomes, and arbitrary and capricious law enforcement.
NewJAl Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 8:09 AM
Perfectly said, and why cannot every Republican, who has the attention of the public cannot say that, and show how Obama is for forced outcomes and confiscation from the doers, for the takers.
NewJAl Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 8:10 AM
Double negative, there. Consistently post before proof-reading.
But Mike can spell it out, simply. Why can't the Republicans?
Colorado Conservative Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 8:36 AM
Ticky-tacky call, NewJ - did you mean 'Consistently proof-read before posting? ;)
Mr. D2 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 9:14 AM
No, he is saying that he posts before proof-reading.

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