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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:47 PM

Re: Dowd on Obama

I would have voted for a turtle (and a brain damaged one at that) before voting for 0bama. I did vote for McCain after all. It was funny that libs feared he'd croak and Palin would take over, I was BANKING on that when I voted for him. But he's [more]

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:02 PM

Re: Dowd on Obama

"Given the options presented in 2008 and 2012, I'd still vote for Obama."

There were no other options. Not remotely acceptable ones, at least.

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:55 AM

Re: Rick Perry booking: CNN Video

"Isn't the emergence of Rick Perry as a viable candidate for 2016 Presidential Republican nominee a good thing for Democrats?"

Thinking that Perry is a viable candidate for President isn't good for anyone. It makes me fear for the [more]

Tue Aug 19

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:55 PM

Re: OT: Vacation

Been staying near Destin. The gulf coast here is magical: white sand, blue skies, beautiful water. Wish I'd bought some real estate here about 20 years ago...

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:52 PM

Re: Perry Indictment Is Unbelievably Ridiculous

"Crooked Texas politics at its best. Regardless of party, they're all a bunch of crooks."

Sadly.

Mon Aug 18

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:01 PM

Re: Jesse Jackson booed off stage...

"Oh yeah, well at least I am still master of my own bladder."


Nice that you could find something to be proud of...

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nigelwhalmsley posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:35 PM

OT: Vacation

Just enjoying some R&R in sunny Florida. The state has been getting a bad rap recently, what with some goofy politicians and odd laws. Still, it is a beautiful place and a great vacation spot. Just wanted to say something nice about the [more]

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:32 PM

Re: Jesse Jackson booed off stage...

"There was no AQ in Iraq prior to the invasion. Yes, Bush's invasion directly led to the formation of the insurgency and formation of AQ in Iraq.

That is WHAT HAPPENED. No "what ifs" involved."
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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:23 PM

Re: So M. Brown may have shot first!

pretty funny idea...

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:01 AM

Re: Jesse Jackson booed off stage...

"There was no AQ in Iraq prior to the invasion. Yes, Bush's invasion directly led to the formation of the insurgency and formation of AQ in Iraq.

That is WHAT HAPPENED. No "what ifs" involved."


This is [more]

Tue Aug 12

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:55 PM

Re: Obama gets baked yet again

"Cuz from this board alone I have had quite enough stuff jammed up my kazoo already." -Willy

There's room for anything more up there? I would have thought your head was already taking up all the space available.

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:54 PM

Re: Obama's Middle East Policy blunders

Have you found a quote where Obama 'insisted that the American military would not get involved'? I heard him say that there would be no combat troops going back to Iraq, which I applaud. That isn't the same thing as 'no involvement'. I know words [more]

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:21 PM

Re: Obama's Middle East Policy blunders

"Fail, Fail and Fail again."

Yes, you do.

"As ISIS advanced toward the outskirts of Baghdad, Obama insisted that the American military would not get involved. Last week, as ISIS threatened genocide against [more]

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:17 PM

Re: Obama's Middle East Policy blunders

"Obama wants to be remembered as a no war President. Unfortunately, ISIS knows that too, and they plan on grabbing as much territory as they can while he is still in office. Putin is doing the same thing."

Any of you look at [more]

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:34 PM

Re: Obama's Mixed Messages

"Can anyone elaborate of why we could not arm or assist the rebels in Syria sooner?"

We've spent most of the last decade arming and assisting Iraqis, at great cost. That hasn't worked out so well. Previously, we ended up [more]

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:39 AM

Re: Obama disappoints Righties yet again

"His lack of leadership will cost lives ultimately, as we are seeing."

Wow. If the cost of lives is your measurement of leadership, I'll take Obama's version over his predecessors any day. To date, the so-called leadership [more]

Mon Aug 11

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:55 PM

Re: Obama disappoints Righties yet again

"Nigel, I'm curious as to what you think of the fact that we are now providing the Kurds with military equipment."

I've been busy with a couple of work projects, and haven't been keeping up. What equipment are we [more]

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:47 PM

Re: Physical laws and political leanings

"Is this primarily driven by Dems?"

Yes. The failed Sanders amendment to the farm bill last year, which would have paved the way for State regulation of GMOs, was supported by 27 Senators (24 Dems, 2 Independents, and 1 [more]

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:55 PM

Re: Air strikes are failure!!!!

I can only lead you to the water, Willy. You have to decide to drink.

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nigelwhalmsley replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:54 PM

Re: Physical laws and political leanings

"What about the fight over GMOs?"

Is this primarily driven by Dems?

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