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Indeed - right wing talk radio has really dumbed down a huge portion of the population. That is evidenced on this forum every day. They even told them who to blame for their own ignorance.

Gotta stand in awe of the success of the propaganda machine.
Care to explain this statement? It has been my understanding that the only listeners to RW radio are semi literate bible and gun totin old farts who are wrong in their thinking and unwilling to change.

I think I last read that in one of your posts, here or elsewhere.
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For you maybe. Leftist tend to have very short attention spans and poor retention of information.

Sometimes Leftists want to know just how short I think that their powers of retention are.

Well, let me answer that.

Leftist tend to have very short attention spans and poor retention of information.
Don't talk about us when we are in the same room. It's rude and now I'm in a huff. Damn, I hate when I'm in a huff.
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The one good thing about cityboy is we know he won't last long on PW. His little intellect won't be able to handle facts like an adult would.
Then how do you explain your longevity? Charity?
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Then how do you explain your longevity? Charity?
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I rest my case.
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Yeah right - science - that's why they push for creationism to be taught in public schools.

Books? Their own books, sure. More propaganda for their sheep.

Tell me - what history book have you read recently?

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Why thank you for asking!
  • John Adams
  • Democracy in America
  • The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War
  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History
  • the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • The Last Lion (Winston Churchill biography, three volumes)
  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers
  • Civilization: The West and the Rest
  • Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle-earth
  • The Original Argument: The Federalists' Case for the Constitution, Adapted for the 21st Century
  • Seven Events That Made America America: And Proved That the Founding Fathers Were Right All Along
  • Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic
  • A Patriot's History of the United States
  • Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr
  • Thomas Jefferson and His Time, Volume 1: The Virginian
  • 1776
  • Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left
  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
  • The Road to Serfdom
  • The Second World War: Milestones to Disaster
  • The Second World War: Alone
  • The Second World War: The Grand Alliance
  • The Second World War: Triumph and Tragedy

And this very evening I bought The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall and the Battle for the Supreme Court

Please let me know what other plans you have for making me look good.
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Indeed - right wing talk radio has really dumbed down a huge portion of the population. That is evidenced on this forum every day. They even told them who to blame for their own ignorance.

Gotta stand in awe of the success of the propaganda machine.
..and the hate and bigotry from our newest troll continues to flow....
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Don't talk about us when we are in the same room. It's rude and now I'm in a huff. Damn, I hate when I'm in a huff.
You're supposed to storm out of the room when you're in a huff. Mikeyy, you need to get storming - RIGHT NOW!!!

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