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GOP Could Use the Whiskey the Tea Party Drinks

rgama Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 9:19 AM
That is like saying that more birds should imitate the Dodo
Bob F. RVN70-71 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 10:06 AM
rgama:
Leftists like you should imitate the dodo. Your philosophy has never worked and never will, but you continue to believe in it and do all you can to foist it upon this country.
Marie150 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 9:53 AM
Why do you support organized crime running our government? Why don't you want the government cleaned up and pruned down to a healthy size? As it is now it only produces lousy fruit.

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For example, in 1858 Abraham Lincoln was defeated in his race for the United States Senate by Stephen Douglas, making it Lincoln’s third electoral defeat in a row. As Lincoln emerged from the telegraph office into the rain-soaked street in Springfield, Illinois he lost his balance when his foot slipped on the slick boardwalk. Catching himself before he tumbled into the mud Lincoln muttered to under his breath, “A slip, but not a fall.”...