Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The Iowa Three.

Man it's nice to be home. It's been a long holiday.

So anyway, I am watching the election results come in from Iowa, and CNN is saying that it's going to be close between three candidates. (Poor Newt and Michele.) So far the turnout has been lower than expected. Hmm, I wonder what that means?

There is Soledad O'Brien. Poor thing, she is trying so hard to look comfortable in the land of corn. (She"tussled" with Michele Bachmann on her show.) Soledad claims her black side,but she might want to hold back a little on that until she leaves Iowa.

Thanks to one of the candidates, folks in corn country might start giving her the fuzzy eye ball because they think she wants a handout.

"Rick Santorum was responding to a question Sunday about how he would get the country back on track, and he was telling a group of Iowans that President Obama wanted to make them more dependent on programs like Medicaid.
There was little or no reaction from an audience that appeared to be all, or overwhelmingly, white. And perhaps as a result, Santorum continued with this gem of scapegoating: 

  '“I don’t want to make black peoples’ lives better by giving them somebody else’s money,” Mr. Santorum said. “I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn the money and provide for themselves and for their families.”' 

Now that's special. A guy who stole money from the people of Pistolvania is lecturing a race of people about handouts.

"Asked about it later, Santorum told Sean Hannity on Fox News: said: “I haven’t heard it; all I can say is that I don’t single out any group of people– that’s one thing I don’t do,” Santorum explained. “I don’t divide people by group and race and class.”  [Source]

And people wonder why I say that Rick is crazy. Rick, are you saying that you didn't hear what you said? "I haven't heard it"? Yes, I think that's what you are saying.

Folks, I rest my case.

This just in: Santorum is leading with 49% of the votes counted. Hang in there folks, it could be a long night.  

61 comments:

Anonymous said...

I agree with Redeye form the previous post - Santorum's right. It's not government's job to favor one group over another.

Auster said...

The overcoverage of Iowa has become sickening. It’s all the news media are talking about. It’s no exaggeration to say that politics—or, more precisely, the frenzied anticipation of election results before the election has occurred—has become a kind of modern religion, manically filling the cosmos with its polls and predictions. In the old Hegelianism, leftist intellectuals constructed a secular substitute for transcendence by foretelling the unfolding shape of the Spirit in History. In our pop Hegelianism, the mass media construct a secular substitute for transcendence by predicting the winner of the Iowa caucuses. In both cases, men seek, though the act of pretended intellectual control over the world, to replace the psychological function once fulfilled by their relationship with God.

Anonymous said...

Andrea Mitchell thinks Iowa is too white: “The rap on Iowa – it doesn’t represent the rest of the country. [It’s] too white, too evangelical, too rural.”

Cause everbody knows white Christian America is illegitimate.

Val said...

Soledad only claims her Blackness when she's doing a Black (exploitation) In America special.

Lmao!@Santorum claiming he doesn't remember hearing himself.

That statement Santorum made was classic Southern Strategy.

Race of Beggars said...

Val said...
That statement Santorum made was classic Southern Strategy.
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Expecting somebody else's money is classic negro strategy.

Jersey McJones said...

Hegelianism? Wow, Auster, you read a lot into what you read a lot.

...

Iowa is a strange state with strange demographics. Race doesn't play much in Iowa because Iowa is so white they can't tell when it's snowing.

Iowa's demos are mostly defined by industrial sectors - military, agro, a couple of others, and they split the state up into these oddly disparate yet few economic interests.

At this time, while most of the rest of the country isn't doing very well, Iowa is experiencing pretty good economic times. There is no discernible cause for their success that would translate for most other states, but as well there is little reason for Iowans to alter the status quo. Hence the low turnout.

Interesting caucus...

Good post, host!

JMJ

InfinityandBeyondOrBRA said...

"At this time, while most of the rest of the country isn't doing very well, Iowa is experiencing pretty good economic times. There is no discernible cause for their success"

The answer is in your own mind and words young Jedi - look within.

"Iowa is so white they can't tell when it's snowing"

Field of Dreams said...

Jersey McJones said...
Race doesn't play much in Iowa because Iowa is so white they can't tell when it's snowing...At this time, while most of the rest of the country isn't doing very well, Iowa is experiencing pretty good economic times. There is no discernible cause for their success that would translate for most other states
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You have answered your own question, Mr. McJones.

And at first glance there is something to the criticism of Iowa as racially unrepresentative of the US. According to the US Census Bureau, Iowa is 91.3 percent white. The US as a whole is 72.4 percent white. Iowa’s population is 2.9 percent black, as opposed to 12.6 percent for the US as a whole. Latinos make up 5 percent of the state versus 16.3 percent of the US.

The United States of America once looked like Iowa (the state is 91 percent white; in 1964, America was 90 percent white).

In 1964, the whole country was doing pretty well. Now, not so much, especially in places like Detroit.

The good news for the national media who fret that Iowa is 'too white' is that eventually that will "change" too, and they will be representative enough, both demographically and economically, to legitimately pick presidential candidates.

Anonymous said...

"Now that's special. A guy who stole money from the people of Pistolvania is lecturing a race of people about handouts."

I see 2012 is going to be just like 2011. Mr. Field, Rick Santorum is an honorable man. He is not a racist so stop trying to paint him as racist.

Obama lectured us Blacks and told us to stop complaining. Basically, he told us to go to hell. Why haven't you FN Negroes labelled Obama as a racist?

FYI: Soledad does NOT claim to be Black. She did a special once about Blacks but that was merely a stepping stone to something better...her white side...

Jersey McJones said...

Field of Dreams, your flagrant disregard for standards of quotation aside, I think I made it pretty clear to any reasonable reader I thought the Iowa republican caucus was divided more by industrial sector than any other interest. That was my whole point.

In times past, states like Iowa have not fared so well, yet their demographics have been the same for a long time. Big states with more diversity, have had economic success far beyond what Iowa could ever hope to achieve. It's just geography. The big states have more interests at play, and therefore more complications. And you can't just simplify it. You have to adapt.

It's two different world's. Iowa is not very much like America these days. Should it be? I don't know.

JMJ

nirrti said...

Field, I don't know how you keep from going blind. I know every time I read the comment section, my eyes roll so much they almost escape my head.

Anyway, I do believe it's been statistically proven that the vast majority of people on medicaid and other sundry "handouts" are of the pale persuasion. So Santorum needs to kindly take his racist ass back home.

Hattie said...

So three boring white guys are getting a lot of attention. Big yawn.

AgentX said...

I'm disappointed with the Ron Paul fans. 3rd place with such weak competition? Santorum won? Man, y'all are weak sauce.

Or maybe it is a conspiracy...
http://www.dailypaul.com/199527/anyone-else-sense-conspiracy

I can't blame the writer. Either Iowa Republican voters are nuts, racists, stupid (really, Santorum?), or their votes got switched. I'm willing to bet there were 'hanging chads'.

Anonymous said...

It's two different world's. Iowa is not very much like America these days. Should it be? I don't know.

JMJ

I Don't know. If everyone can say Iowa is "too white" then I guess they can also say South Carolina is too Black. You think they will say the tax paying base is also too white?

The Purple Cow said...

""At this time, while most of the rest of the country isn't doing very well, Iowa is experiencing pretty good economic times. There is no discernible cause for their success"

Well yes there is a discernible cause - agriculture is doing very well at the moment. No doubt helped by the $20 Billion of government subsidies that the industry receives every year.

I wonder how many Republican candidates have spent the last two weeks suggested that subsidy be removed in their eternal quest for 'small government'?

field negro said...

Jersey Mc...I love your logical approach to this subject. And I think that this quote:

"Iowa is a strange state with strange demographics. Race doesn't play much in Iowa because Iowa is so white they can't tell when it's snowing.

Iowa's demos are mostly defined by industrial sectors - military, agro, a couple of others, and they split the state up into these oddly disparate yet few economic interests."

was spot on.

But see what PC said about the subsidies. (Ethanol anyone?)

As for Andrea Mitchell's comments, if I were a white guy living in Iowa I would not be pleased with her statements, either.

But I am not. I am a black guy in Philly. So.....let's just say that I won't be vacationing in Dubuque anytime soon.

Anon@1:53 AM, if you are really one of "us", I would love to do an entire post about you.

Please tell me more about yourself.

Anonymous said...

nirrti-"Anyway, I do believe it's been statistically proven that the vast majority of people on medicaid and other sundry "handouts" are of the pale persuasion. So Santorum needs to kindly take his racist ass back home."

We need to be more compassionate for Rick. He is not a bad person and should be given a chance by us like Iowa does.

Republicans and Democrats will come together in 2012 for the good of the country.

Welcome back home Field. You were gone a long time. I hope you and Mrs. Field had some enjoyment wherever you were.

Anonymous said...

Field, "Anon@1:53 AM, if you are really one of "us", I would love to do an entire post about you.

Please tell me more about yourself."

What would you like to know?

J Michael said...

Here in the morning, it looks like Romney pulled out a narrow climax with Santorum right on his back. Ricky and many others probably don't consider themselves racists, but most racists are not very good at self evaluation.

Serenity Love Sincere Peace Earth said...

What does the federal govt have to do with welfare? It's a state to state thing not a national thing. So why does Santorum feel like as president he has anything to do with this? Is he running for president or governor?

alicia banks said...

ron was robbed by the hobama owned msm...

but

buh bye newt!!!

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$15.22 Trillion In Debt said...

US Closes 2011 With Record $15.22 Trillion In Debt, Officially At 100.3% Debt/GDP, $14 Billion From Breaching Debt Ceiling


While not news to Zero Hedge readers who knew about the final debt settlement of US debt about 10 days ahead of schedule, it is now official: according to the US Treasury, America has closed the books on 2011 with debt at an all time record $15,222,940,045,451.09. And, as was observed here first in all of the press, US debt to GDP is now officially over 100%, or 100.3% to be specific, a fact which the US government decided to delay exposing until the very end of the calendar year. We wonder, rhetorically, just how prominent of a talking point this historic event will be in any upcoming GOP primary debates. And yes, technically this number is greater than the debt ceiling but it excludes various accounting gimmicks. When accounting for those, the US has a debt ceiling buffer of... $14 billion, or one third the size of a typical bond auction.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/us-closes-2011-record-1522-trillion-debt-officially-1003-debtgdp

Anonymous said...

"As for Andrea Mitchell's comments'

White Liberal guilt is a bitch.

Just ask any white liberal.

Media asks "Is Iowa too white for first Presidential Caucus?" We ask "Is Detroit too Black for Civilization?"

http://stuffblackpeopledontlike.blogspot.com/


Good question.

The Purple Cow said...

One of the Santorum election pledges that has not yet received much publicity is to completely end federal funding for contraception if elected president.

In an October interview with caffeinatedthoughts.com he said...

“One of the things I will talk about, that no president has talked about before, is I think the dangers of contraception in this country, It’s not okay. It’s a license to do things in a sexual realm that is counter to how things are supposed to be."

no slappz said...

jersey mcjones says:

Iowa is a strange state with strange demographics.

As if there is the state in which the perfect balance of humanity lives.

Here in NY City -- in Brooklyn -- the entire world is represented. If any place in the country has "strange" demographics, it's Brooklyn, with 2.5 million residents, which probably means there's as many people here as there are in the state of Iowa. Certainly NY City -- with 8.5 million -- is far larger than the Hawkeye state.

Race doesn't play much in Iowa because Iowa is so white they can't tell when it's snowing.

Really? Race doesn't play much? Race is the defining element of Iowa's relative well being. White, as you know.

Iowa students, as a group, routinely score well above kids in other states on all exams -- SAT, ACT, etc -- and college attendance is high.

Several founders of the semi-conductor industry came from Iowa, as have a long list highly successful creative people.

Iowa's demos are mostly defined by industrial sectors - military, agro, a couple of others, and they split the state up into these oddly disparate yet few economic interests.

It's smart to diversify an economy, though you suggest it's not.

Meanwhile, you forgot education. The state has some terrific colleges and universities, not to mention the Iowa Writers Workshop.

Unfortunately, the rest of the nation cannot be more like Iowa. If it were, the nation would be in better shape.

no slappz said...

purple supperating surd says:

One of the Santorum election pledges that has not yet received much publicity is to completely end federal funding for contraception if elected president.

As if it would matter if his pledge were enacted. This is grandstanding - as it is when others speak about reversing Roe v Wade.

Doesn't matter because on these issues the states are empowered to permit whatever they want. Thus, there's no possibility that access to birth control or abortion would end.

The Purple Cow said...

Riiiight Slappy, so your saying that conservative politicians say one thing and mean another.

Gotcha

alicia banks said...

ditto pc

rick s is even more insane/racist/dumb...than newt/hobama

tragic that rs is soaring!!!


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Anonymous said...

Purple Cow Said

"Well yes there is a discernible cause - agriculture is doing very well at the moment. No doubt helped by the $20 Billion of government subsidies that the industry receives every year".

"I wonder how many Republican candidates have spent the last two weeks suggested that subsidy be removed in their eternal quest for 'small government'?"

No need to wonder any longer

Mr. Paul marches straight into Iowa and tells corn farmers that the days of free money from taxpayers is over. Sell all the ethanol you want, he tells them, but you’ll have to pay your own bills.

And how does Iowa respond? Rather than running Mr. Paul out of town at the end of pitchforks, the Hawkeyes instead have embraced the budget cutter’s candidacy. Iowans, like Nebraskans, are smart enough to know that if you allow the government to shove a dollar in one pocket, they’ll swipe two out of another.

Political candidates, in the GOP presidential field and elsewhere, would be wise to take note: Voters will reward courage. And voters should take note: If politicians won’t be courageous, we must.

Now do you think we will see this from Black voters? Will they vote for the good of the future of the U.S rather then the next handout?

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jan/3/cronyism-doesnt-sell-in-corn-country/

The Purple Cow said...

"Rather than running Mr. Paul out of town at the end of pitchforks, the Hawkeyes instead have embraced the budget cutter’s candidacy"

Oh they embraced him?

Really?

So how come they didn't actually vote for him?

He received 26,219 votes. That's 21% of the 19% of the Republican voters who could actually be bothered to turn up and vote.

26,219 of the 1.4 million registered Republican and Independent voters.

If that constitutes embracing his campaign they must have invented some new form of arithmetic.

Shaw Kenawe said...

"Anonymous said...
I agree with Redeye form the previous post - Santorum's right. It's not government's job to favor one group over another.

11:06 PM"

Nor was it Little Ricky's job to single out African American's in his insulting statement on giving government money to help the poor and needy. In fact, in Iowa, where he made that stupid statement, more white people are receiving government money than African Americans. Why, then, did he bring skin color into the discussion. Why not just say "people who need help?"

But then this compassionate Xtian would have had to say “ I don't want to make people who need help live better by giving them somebody else’s money...”

See if he had, he wouldn't have sounded Jesus-like, but he deemed it would be fine to characterize African-Americans as though they are the only ones who put their hands in people's pockets for help.

Santorum is a covert Dominionist who would re-instate DADT. He's not going to be the nominee, and will never be president.

alicia banks said...

hobama and his nazis have made racism worse than ever

rick s is smart enough to blatantly woo racist voters

and that is why he may shock all doubters

http://newsone.com/nation/associatedpress3/urban-league-head-says-santorum-is-pandering-to-racist-elements/

Anonymous said...

The Purple Cow said...
"Rather than running Mr. Paul out of town at the end of pitchforks, the Hawkeyes instead have embraced the budget cutter’s candidacy"

Oh they embraced him?

Really?

So how come they didn't actually vote for him?

He received 26,219 votes. That's 21% of the 19% of the Republican voters who could actually be bothered to turn up and vote.

Are you truly this dumb or just a lying leftist? The winner recvd 30,015 votes. So by painting this in a disengenious way you think the point is made moot?

26,219 of the 1.4 million registered Republican and Independent voters.

Another idiotic non relevant comparison. I know you don't live in the U.S and fulfill your life by watching the country on the internet as interpreted through a racial lense but you do know what a caucus is don't you?

If that constitutes embracing his campaign they must have invented some new form of arithmetic.

Liberal Leftist math never adds up, somehow it always has a handicapped side or someone looking to make 0 a number that can be divided.

no slappz said...

purple says:

Riiiight Slappy, so your saying that conservative politicians say one thing and mean another.

News flash -- it's always safe for politicians to claim they're going to hold back the tide or repeal the law of gravity. Failure to accomplish either seems almost noble.

However, sometimes claiming to have plans for making a magic carpet, or making a car that needs no gasoline or generating the nation's electricity from sunshine can backfire.

no slappz said...

AM



Serenity Love Sincere Peace Earth said...

What does the federal govt have to do with welfare? It's a state to state thing not a national thing.

Guess again.

The states administer the distribution of benefits, but 80% of the revenue flows from the federal government.

So why does Santorum feel like as president he has anything to do with this?

Because the office of the president has plenty to do with it.

But no one wins many votes by taking away government benefits -- food stamps, TANF, AFDC, Medicaid, etc, etc.

Hawkeye said...

Shaw Kenawe said...
In fact, in Iowa, where he made that stupid statement, more white people are receiving government money than African Americans.
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Well, I would think so, seeing as Iowa is 90% white and less than 3% black.

What don't you understand about math?

According to Bureau of Labor Statisitcs from 2009, Blacks are four times more likely than Whites to receive public assistance, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or food stamps.

Four times.

That was in 2009, before the Obama Administration's aggressive campaign to sign up more minorities up for public assistance that has exploded the number of people getting money from the government.

Thanks to his economic policies, more people need that help than ever before.

The truth is, the United States government has assumed responsibility for black people and supports the majority of them through government jobs, jobs extorted from private businesses through AA, EBT/Food Stamps, TANF/Welfare, Social Security, Section 8 Housing, and other entitlements.

It's a great gig, while it lasts.

The Purple Cow said...

Quote No Slapzzz

"Another idiotic non relevant comparison. I know you don't live in the U.S and fulfill your life by watching the country on the internet as interpreted through a racial lense but you do know what a caucus is don't you?"

Yes I know exactly what a caucus is, and you still haven't explained why Iowan republicans managed to "embrace" Paul, but didn't actually bother to vote for him.

"Liberal Leftist math never adds up, somehow it always has a handicapped side or someone looking to make 0 a number that can be divided."

If you could take the time to translate this paragraph into English some day soon, I would appreciate it. I certainly don't see how it improves your feeble snow job.

Anonymous said...

The Purple Cow said...
Quote No Slapzzz

"Another idiotic non relevant comparison. I know you don't live in the U.S and fulfill your life by watching the country on the internet as interpreted through a racial lense but you do know what a caucus is don't you?"

Yes I know exactly what a caucus is, and you still haven't explained why Iowan republicans managed to "embrace" Paul, but didn't actually bother to vote for him.

God the inane disengenious rantings of a leftist. OK Buckwheat, let me try one last time. The simple point is that Ron Paul is against Government subsidies- knowing this and despite that fact he came in third in the Caucus within 4% points of Romney. Now the point and the only point is that if Iowans were Black this would not happen. You mention removing a handout to a Black voter and that candidate is racist and done. You know it and I know it. So stop trying to spin it with your eternally obfuscatory leftist drivel.

Romney 30,015 25%
Santorum 30,007 25%
Paul 26,219 21%


"Liberal Leftist math never adds up, somehow it always has a handicapped side or someone looking to make 0 a number that can be divided."

If you could take the time to translate this paragraph into English some day soon, I would appreciate it. I certainly don't see how it improves your feeble snow job.

Simple - Leftists are liars and especially bad at math. You try and convince someone that you can divide 0, if not then you are racist.

Now go worry about the UK, it's fucked and Ahcmed is eating your lunch. We in the U.S will bounce back quickly once Obama is gone, you won't.

alicia banks said...

pookies rule the world

and they really love watching tv!!!

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alicia banks said...

"rick s feels like rocky..."

wtf???...really????

did rocky win by only 8 votes too???

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Anonymous said...

did rocky win by only 8 votes too???

no, he lost by three.

alicia banks said...

pookies rule the world

and they really hate their sorry mamas/all women etc

shame!!!

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Anonymous said...

The Three Stooges!! That's who they are!

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alicia banks said...

fn:

as a lawyer...no word on the blackish hobama's hitlerish ndaa???

really???

even as u slander mumia???...


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Justice said...

Fry Mumia. Today.

alicia banks said...

prison bitch maytag assnon:

mumia said u are fried. every day...

fyi

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Justice said...

Mumia will fry in hell for all eternity, but I'd like to see him do some frying here on earth first.

Justice said...

Last month marked thirty years since the early morning murder of Philadelphia police officer Danny Faulkner, shot in the face as he lay on a downtown sidewalk after being shot in the back from close range. But Faulkner remains unknown while Abu-Jamal has achieved international celebrity and an iconic near-sainthood status among progressives, what with their limitlessly bad judgment in selecting black heroes.

The entertainment industry blithely stampedes over Danny Faulkner’s carcass in their rush to embrace Mumia. Oliver Stone, Sting, Ed Asner, Alec Baldwin, Mike Farrell, Susan Sarandon, Martin Sheen, and countless others insist their puppy-eyed dreadlocked hero is merely a “prisoner of conscience,” a crusading activist reporter targeted by fascist stormtroopers for bravely opening his hairy yap one too many times about their evildoing.

The narrative they’ve carefully molded and maintained over the years is that Mumia was framed by racist pigs merely for writing about racist pigs and that he really didn’t exchange gunfire with that racist pig who shot him, even though that racist pig still wound up dead. To them, the pig’s grieving widow is merely an attention-seeking racist bitch. They’re focused solely on Mumia and his suffering.

And although they probably wouldn’t care if Mumia actually did it—after all, don’t all racist capitalist imperialist pigs deserve to be shot in the face?—they insist he didn’t.

The murder was an orchestrated ambush. Abu-Jamal and his brother may have conspired to lure a policeman into making a routine traffic stop by purposely going the wrong way down a one-way street. Then, with the policeman distracted, Mumia would walk up from behind and blow out the racist pig’s brains.

Mumia and his brother know who did it—just as, for a split second, Daniel Faulkner knew.

“They don’t just want my death, they want my silence,” Mumia once wrote, sidestepping the thorny fact that he’s done countless interviews and has published several books and hundreds of articles while the imaginary gulag was supposedly muting him.

You have it all wrong, Mumia. Your silence is the problem. After thirty years and millions of words, you haven’t made a peep about who killed the cop that was magically murdered right before your eyes.

The Purple Cow said...

"God the inane disengenious rantings of a leftist. OK Buckwheat, let me try one last time. The simple point is that Ron Paul is against Government subsidies- knowing this and despite that fact he came in third in the Caucus within 4% points of Romney. Now the point and the only point is that if Iowans were Black this would not happen."

No actually you don't get to decide what 'the only point' is.

You and/or Slappy have failed to establish how Iowans 'embraced' Paul, but then oddly forgot to vote for him.

All your hysterical bluff and bluster can't camouflage the fact that you guys have lost another round.

Never mind boys, tomorrow is another day. That's what you guys have to keep telling yourself.

Anonymous said...

"God the inane disengenious rantings of a leftist. OK Buckwheat, let me try one last time. The simple point is that Ron Paul is against Government subsidies- knowing this and despite that fact he came in third in the Caucus within 4% points of Romney. Now the point and the only point is that if Iowans were Black this would not happen."

No actually you don't get to decide what 'the only point' is.

Ummmm.....I do Nimrod it was my post and my point. YOU don't get to decide to change my point in order to avoid reality and make your being incorrect again evaporate.

You and/or Slappy have failed to establish how Iowans 'embraced' Paul, but then oddly forgot to vote for him.

UMMMM they did vote for him. Are you insanestupid or just a lefty liar? There is a difference between more voters casting a ballot for another candidate and "not voting" for him. He came in third obviously he was voted for. I would say nice try but your lying and smoke grenades are quite silly at this point.

All your hysterical bluff and bluster can't camouflage the fact that you guys have lost another round.

Hysterical? Bluff? Bluster? Lost another round? What in the hell are you talking about? You are getting your talking points mixed up. I could care less about Ron Paul if that is what you are trying to imply. I knew he would never win and he wont. He is like all the leftists in power and Obama incompentent nutjobs who cannot embrace reality. Now again the only point I made was that Iowans still voted for him in considerable numbers (yes they did vote) despite his saying subsidies would be eliminated.

Never mind boys, tomorrow is another day. That's what you guys have to keep telling yourself

I will leave the "boys" comment untouched - sonny.

no slappz said...

mumia said:

“They don’t just want my death, they want my silence,” Mumia once wrote, sidestepping the thorny fact that he’s done countless interviews and has published several books and hundreds of articles while the imaginary gulag was supposedly muting him.

I'll settle for waterboarding Mumia. Something tells me we'd here every last detail of Faulkner's murder.

Anonymous said...

I'll settle for waterboarding Mumia. Something tells me we'd here every last detail of Faulkner's murder.

Put him in a room full of NYC Homicide Detectives with pliers and a bunch of rags.

no slappz said...

Here's one cop killer with something to teach Mumia:

Accused cop killer says he's 'sorry' for killing veteran NYPD officer

By WILLIAM J. GORTA

January 4, 2012

Too little, too late.

The thug accused of gunning down Officer Peter Figoski last month during a botched robbery in Brooklyn told detectives after his arrest that he was "sorry" and never set out to "kill a cop."

"I'm sorry for what I did," Lamont Pride told police on Dec. 13 while he was being taken to his arraignment in Brooklyn Supreme Court, according to court papers made public today.

"I didn't mean for this to happen," Pride added. "I didn't want to kill a cop. It was wrong and I'm sorry. I can't take it back."

uptownsteve said...

“I don’t want to make black peoples’ lives better by giving them somebody else’s money,” Mr. Santorum said. “I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn the money and provide for themselves and for their families.”

Then he grunts:

"all I can say is that I don’t single out any group of people– that’s one thing I don’t do, I don’t divide people by group and race and class.”

Lawd help these morons.

I'm still waiting for that "black gubmint money".

Anybody here get any?

Anonymous said...

“I don’t want to make black peoples’ lives better by giving them somebody else’s money,” Mr. Santorum said. “I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn the money and provide for themselves and for their families.”

Then he grunts:

"all I can say is that I don’t single out any group of people– that’s one thing I don’t do, I don’t divide people by group and race and class.”

Lawd help these morons.
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You and Field and others on FN are taking Santorum's comments out of context. When he shows he is not racist, you will feel very stupid. Why must our folks always get it wrong about Republicans? SMH

uptownsteve said...

Anon-Goober

Out of context?

Well why don't you explain exactly what he meant?

It's one thing if he's against welfare and food stamps but he damn sure made it seem that black folks not only are the only ones getting them but that they don't work at all.

field negro said...

UTS, Crazy Ricky says that he slipped and didn't mean to say blacks. And, get this, he actually has black friends, and he helped to get funding for Pistolvania's three HBCUs.

"You and Field and others on FN are taking Santorum's comments out of context. When he shows he is not racist, you will feel very stupid. Why must our folks always get it wrong about Republicans? SMH"

"Our folks"? What do you mean "our folks"?

Anonymous said...

uptownsteve the dirty nigger said...
"Anon-Goober"

Wut you getting all pink and pissy about Steven...if it aint true then don't worry about Bama dun spendin everything and leavin nuttin left you racist jerry curl wearin sausage eatin cigar smokin crisco headed racist how much money your wife pay for your hair products? or is that a weave you wearin?

uptownsteve said...

Yeah Field.

I'm also waiting to see some evidence of this bullsquat:

"That was in 2009, before the Obama Administration's aggressive campaign to sign up more minorities up for public assistance that has exploded the number of people getting money from the government."