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Paul Ryan insisted in the Oct. 11 debate that Mitt Romney will not increase defense spending. Joe Biden interrupted Ryan twice to say Romney will increase it by $2 trillion. Who’s right? The answer depends on another question: compared with what?... Read more»

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Oct 16, 2012, 1:00 pm
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Factcheck should do some spell-check with their headlines…there’s never a “W” around when you need it, I guess…

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Oct 16, 2012, 1:41 pm
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@Bret Linden, catching a typo in the 15 seconds it was live online… ; )

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Oct 16, 2012, 1:59 pm
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The duo of Romney and Ryan would drive the entire economy into a nose dive as long as it benefits the richest Americans.  Income inequality is endangering the Middle Class and making paupers of us all who don’t have those millions upon millions of dollars.  Read more about the role of Romney’s riches in this election and the power of his sacred undergarments at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/05/mitt-romneys-magic-mormon-underwear.html The working class of our country can’t AFFORD to allow this election to be bought and sold!

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Oct 16, 2012, 2:10 pm
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@dregstudios

You’ve been asked before to cease making snide references to Mitt Romney’s faith. If you wish to contribute to a substantive conversation about the issues, you’re more than welcome to do so.

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Oct 16, 2012, 2:16 pm
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Dylan Smith wrote:

     
     
@Bret Linden, catching a typo in the 15 seconds it was live online ; )

15 Seconds. Wow I’m quick. In all seriousness, it’s just an accidental timing thing….and me taking a lame attempt at humor.

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Oct 16, 2012, 2:20 pm
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Dylan Smith said:

     
@dregstudios
Youve been asked before to cease making snide references to Mitt Romneys faith. If you wish to contribute to a substantive conversation about the issues, youre more than welcome to do so.

dregstudios typed:

     
...sacred undergarments…

Go easy, Dylan. Sacred undergarments sound like a pretty good idea to me. If I had undergarments capable of preventing embarrassing situations, especially after a long night of drinking, I’d consider them sacred, too.

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Oct 16, 2012, 2:28 pm
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dregstudios wrote:

     
     
The duo of Romney and Ryan would drive the entire economy into a nose dive as long as it benefits the richest Americans.  Income inequality is endangering the Middle Class and making paupers of us all who don’t have those millions upon millions of dollars.  Read more about the role of Romney’s riches in this election and the power of his sacred undergarments at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/05/mitt-romneys-magic-mormon-underwear.html The working class of our country can’t AFFORD to allow this election to be bought and sold!

After rereading the story, and then rereading this comment, I have to say that this comment was more a plug for this guy’s blog then it was anything else. Just my opinion, take it for what it’s worth.

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Oct 16, 2012, 2:46 pm
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@Bret Linden

A plug that the dregster has made over and over and over again. He needs to find something new to say.

“Overposting. Don’t bore people and waste electrons with identical comments on multiple stories or repetitive comments that don’t advance a conversation.”

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