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Incumbents Forever

PhilliesFan1066 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 11:39 PM
Uh, quotes usually mean that someone actually said the words enclosed. Who are you quoting...other than yourself? Trolls, especially those that use the reductio ad hitlerum fallacy, can't expect to be taken seriously.
Bruce2142 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 7:38 AM
Xtra is a useless libturd troll that most likely lives in his mommy's basement, mooching off of the productive class. It's best just to ignore him.

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