ThinkProgress Lemmings

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    After seeing all of the lame-assed shit you have posted, linking ThinkProgress, I decided to sign up for their daily e-mail.


    Today's headline?

    Congress spent over $120 billion to rebuild Iraq and Afghanistan. Tell them it’s time to rebuild America.

    Sounds very unfair, hunh??
    What do you mean, "without a penny in offsets"???


    What's weird, though, is when you Google that sentence all you get is more ThinkProgress and HuffyPuffy bullshit.

    When you click over on News results you get ZERO, ZIP, NADA, NOTHING.

    Google


    Can someone explain to me the allure of these ass-clowns?
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    Some people just like to hear their BS backed up online.
     
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    Much like drunks with their senses impaired, hanging on to each other saying 'I love you man'.... These people with impaired sense like to prop each other up
     
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    The way it's presented, I can *almost* understand people believing it.

    I mean, to think that amount of spending is done without the Repub-heralded "offsets" would light a fire under someone.

    But it just takes a simple copy/paste Google search, kids.
    :eusa_hand:

    Some Trolls around here will post it as gospel without a millisecond of research.
     
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    What is your point? Google didnt have that sentence? Google is bad? Liberal media not liberal? What?
     
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    hortysir, you sure are handsome! I bet Sarah would love you HALF time...
     
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    our liberal friends in action............

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    Obviously, ThinkProgress is a partisan organization. The article you reference is a criticism of the Republican position, not an objective analysis.

    That being said, I'm not sure I understand what your point is. Why should the sentence appear in google? I don't believe ThinkProgress was representing it as a direct quote, so if it had previously been published that would suggest plagiarism.

    Original or not, the sentence does appear to be true, more or less. Republican Congressional leaders did vote for deficit spending on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and current Republican Congressional leaders do oppose key components of Obama's newest proposal. One could certainly disagree with characterizations such as "rebuild America", though.
     
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    I think his point is the only source's you can find for the story are all Liberal Blog sites. Which would lead one to assume the story is Bogus.
     
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    @ Charles

    Actually he's complaining that that sentence isn't in google. So I wanted to know the point.
     

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