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GlamB0t 1
MK is reporting that Octomom is currently filming said porn now. I assume the title is "Vagina Hallway".
Posted by GlamB0t on May 6, 2012 at 8:41 AM · Report this
Supreme Ruler Of The Universe 2

Yikes, the EC estimates have gotten a lot closer:

http://elections.nytimes.com/2012/electo…

Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on May 6, 2012 at 9:39 AM · Report this
Fifty-Two-Eighty 3
And oh, that Ohio rally? I see you forgot to mention that only 14,000 people showed up for it. 35,000 were at the one in the same spot four years ago.
Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty http://www.nra.org on May 6, 2012 at 9:42 AM · Report this
passionate_jus 4
In Romney Embarrassment news, Ron Paul has won enough state delegations to have his name put on the ballot at the RNC convention in Tampa in August.

He will get air time and his delegates might embarrass Romney. And if Romney does not win on the first round of voting, all kinds of things can happen.

It's already an embarrassment for Romney, in that he doesn't have the organizational strength to get his supporters to come out at district and state conventions and vote for him. If he cannot defeat Ron Paul in these swing states, how can he beat an incumbent president with hundreds of offices nationwide?

http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/32…
Posted by passionate_jus on May 6, 2012 at 9:47 AM · Report this
DOUG. 5
@3: Let us know when Romney can attract 14,000 people anywhere.
Posted by DOUG. http://www.dougsvotersguide.com on May 6, 2012 at 9:56 AM · Report this
laterite 6
Good to know that the douchebag yahoo contingent of Kirkland's population continues to thrive and multiply.
Posted by laterite on May 6, 2012 at 9:58 AM · Report this
passionate_jus 7
@3

When did 35,000 people show up?

Was it at the beginning of May or was it in September?

14,000 people showing up at the beginning of May for an incumbent in a time of a lackluster economy is actually pretty good.

For comparison, Romney's rallies are usually in the 100s and the crowds are much less enthusiastic.

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/en…

From news reports regarding his speech at Otterbein last week (where he told students that they should borrow money from their parents for college):

"Regardless of his specific message, however, Romney's delivery at times can seem stiff, even to supporters. He speaks with the measured tone of a former business executive, methodically scanning the audience from side to side. The Otterbein crowd greeted him with a standing ovation but wasn't inspired to interrupt him again with applause until 27 minutes into the speech.

And he struggled to hold the younger crowd's attention at times."

http://www.pjstar.com/free/x206664627/Ro…
Posted by passionate_jus on May 6, 2012 at 10:02 AM · Report this
stinkbug 8
@3: Really? You're claiming that 35,000 people can fit into the Shottenstein Center even though it has a capacity of under 19,000? And this happened four years ago?

Maybe you're thinking of the 35,000 that showed up two years ago when Obama spoke outside at the Oval of the Ohio State campus. That wasn't four years ago and that wasn't the "same spot" as yesterday.

Nice try though.
Posted by stinkbug on May 6, 2012 at 10:04 AM · Report this
Fifty-Two-Eighty 9
Seating capacity doesn't include the floor. (And I believe the seating capacity is 24K.)

But I've got to agree that Romney certainly isn't doing any better.
Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty http://www.nra.org on May 6, 2012 at 10:16 AM · Report this
passionate_jus 10
Typical Republican response for people struggling to find work; from Maine Governor LePage:

“To all you able-bodied people out there: Get off the couch and get yourself a job.”

You see folks, it's just that easy.

Or, you could just have a relative get elected as governor. Works for LePage's family:

"LePage appointed his 22-year-old daughter Lauren as assistant to his chief of staff—an entry-level position with an annual salary of approximately $41,000—and employee benefits estimated to be worth an additional $15,000. While residing in the governor's mansion, she also receives a housing benefit with an estimated value of $10,000 per year. (Maine's rules against nepotism did not apply to this and other political positions.)

Critics noted that entry-level salaries for teachers and police officers in Maine are only $30,000 and $36,000, respectively, after specialized training, and that Lauren LePage has a limited work history.

LePage hired his brother-in-law, Jody Ledoux, as director of administrative services for the State Planning Office with an annual salary of $68,577. Ledoux, who is married to a sister of LePage's wife Ann, began his work on February 13, 2012."

What a dick!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_LePage

http://bangordailynews.com/2012/05/06/po…
Posted by passionate_jus on May 6, 2012 at 10:17 AM · Report this
MacCrocodile 11
Finally. For too long, young people have been having fun times in Kirkland. It's time someone put a stop to all this unbridled excitement and fun in Kirkland.
Posted by MacCrocodile http://maccrocodile.com/ on May 6, 2012 at 10:37 AM · Report this
passionate_jus 12
Meanwhile, the Romney campaign embarrassment continues:

Paul wins ME:

http://bangordailynews.com/2012/05/06/po…

Paul takes over NV GOP convention. Two Romney delegates, including a former governor, are defeated:

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/may…
Posted by passionate_jus on May 6, 2012 at 10:39 AM · Report this
Supreme Ruler Of The Universe 13

#3

This is SLOG...the people at Backpages.com pay them to write this stuff, so they can keep selling 13 year olds to strangers on the open market.
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on May 6, 2012 at 10:39 AM · Report this
Supreme Ruler Of The Universe 14

#4

Amazing that the Democrat Party can only function with a Centrist Ideology. Competitive real Democracy frightens the statists!
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on May 6, 2012 at 10:41 AM · Report this
stinkbug 15
@9: So you're admitting your mention of 35,000 at the "same spot" was wrong?

Show me a source that states it can hold 24,000. For concerts it has a listed capacity of 20,000. Sure, the floor can be used for events like speeches, but you realize that the stage takes up more than one seat?

I don't know the exact setup inside there yesterday (in terms of security, etc.), but here are the capacities for various setups, including the center stage one:

http://www.schottensteincenter.com/defau…

Where is your 24,000 number from?
Posted by stinkbug on May 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM · Report this
passionate_jus 16
@14

First of all, it's called the Democratic Party.

Second of all, what does what I wrote about the failures of the Romney campaign have to do with the Democratic Party or "Centrist Ideology" or whatever the hell you are talking about?
Posted by passionate_jus on May 6, 2012 at 11:02 AM · Report this
levide 17
@13

You're thinking of that other paper, the VVM one. Lying fuckwad.
Posted by levide on May 6, 2012 at 11:15 AM · Report this
passionate_jus 18
The news we were all waiting for:

Socialist (and marriage equality supporter) Francois Hollande has just been elected president of France with 51.9%.

Turnout is 80.2%! Damn, imagine if 80% of Americans voted!

http://www.france24.com/en/election-resu…
Posted by passionate_jus on May 6, 2012 at 11:21 AM · Report this
passionate_jus 19
A good piece on Romney's failure this weekend in the swing state of Nevada:

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/may…

"Even if they are destined to strike political pyrite in August, the Paul folks exposed here what is happening everywhere within the GOP — a RNC trying desperately to excite a base for an unexciting presumptive nominee while not alienating the hordes of Paulites who want ... something.

The RNC, represented at the Nugget and watching the Paul folks dominate similar conventions across the country, would prefer an uneventful (read: choreographed) national convention where Paul delegates don’t boo Mitt Romney as he accepts the nomination or start a resolution revolution from the floor. Similarly, they were hoping for a relatively sedate Nevada Republican Party event this weekend, with the Paul folks leaving happy and the Romney contingent fairly represented on the national delegate slate (3 of 25!).

Instead what transpired Saturday was a microcosm of the war for the soul of the Republican Party, with orange-capped Romney captains patrolling the convention floor, motivated by a desire to keep the sheep in line, while more colorfully dressed Paul delegates destabilized the convention, animated by either a love of liberty or a love of black helicopters (hard to tell percentages.)."
Posted by passionate_jus on May 6, 2012 at 11:42 AM · Report this
Simone 20
@18, nice.
Posted by Simone on May 6, 2012 at 12:34 PM · Report this
21
José Banda is a damn sight of an improvement on that last Gates Foundation "privatize all the schools" stooge, Goodlow-Johnson!

We know fully well where he stands on that "privatize everything" bullcrap!

And speaking of Obamney, or is that Romobama?

http://www.jillstein.org/

http://www.gp.org/index.php

At what point do you whackadoodle whackjobs finally acknowledge Obama's 100% neocon administration? Just like Clinton, just like the four preceding administrations?

IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE? ? ? ?

Vote Dr. Jill Stein in 2012 --- it's time to vote America!
Posted by sgt_doom on May 6, 2012 at 12:35 PM · Report this
Lord Basil 22
Obama's "Ready To Go" speech was delivered in a half empty arena:

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/…

The people have caught on to what a phoney Marxist Fascist this guy is.

Barack Hussein Obama is going to be crushed in a 50 state sweep! Even if his challenger is a fellow Marxist Fascist.
Posted by Lord Basil http://lordbasil.blogspot.com/ on May 6, 2012 at 2:27 PM · Report this
Vince 23
I believe "Octomom" should sue the doctor that put eight viable fetuses in her womb. She's an ass but those children deserve better.
Posted by Vince on May 6, 2012 at 2:32 PM · Report this
Ipso Facto 24
@21

Jill Stein would be a great improvement over Obamney.

What are your thoughts on Rocky Anderson?

voterocky.org
twitter.com/RockyAnderson

Check out the alternative parties presidential debate from April 27th at Firedoglake (no mention of it in SLOG):

http://my.firedoglake.com/jest/2012/04/2…

Debating:

Rocky Anderson (Justice Party);

Roseanne Barr (Green Party);

Stephen Durham (Freedom Socialist Party);

Peta Lindsay (Socialism & Liberation Party);

Kent Mesplay (Green Party);

Jill Stein (Green Party);
Posted by Ipso Facto http://therealnews.com on May 6, 2012 at 3:01 PM · Report this
stinkbug 25
@22: The arena wasn't half empty, as has been shown above and elsewhere. Stick to the facts. Thanks.
Posted by stinkbug on May 6, 2012 at 3:18 PM · Report this
passionate_jus 26
Ron Paul wins all of Maine's delegates.

Romney's lawyers threaten to sue.

That ought to help Romney win Maine in November.

http://www.pressherald.com/news/Delegate…
Posted by passionate_jus on May 6, 2012 at 3:46 PM · Report this
passionate_jus 27
@22

Oh I get it, you're a troll who's just trying (and failing) to be funny.

You know that Breitbart is a liar and that using the term "Marxist Fascist" is a ridiculous oxy moron. And you know that a Romney sweep is not possible (just as an Obama sweep).

I get it. Still, you don't add anything to this discussion.
Posted by passionate_jus on May 6, 2012 at 3:51 PM · Report this
venomlash 28
@22: Изумительный рассказ, брат.
Posted by venomlash on May 6, 2012 at 4:21 PM · Report this
Supreme Ruler Of The Universe 29

Did you freeloaders know there's Tweet and FB buttons on SLOG articles?

Try reposting sometime to at least pay the guys back for all this free entertainment, deadbeats!

I just did!

Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on May 6, 2012 at 4:41 PM · Report this
Theodore Gorath 30
@22:

So anyone to the left of you is a "Marxist Facist" huh?

Something tells me you do not really know what either of those words mean, but thanks for the laugh!
Posted by Theodore Gorath on May 7, 2012 at 11:52 AM · Report this
Theodore Gorath 31
@28:

Ha, thank you for the laugh too!

На здоровье!
Posted by Theodore Gorath on May 7, 2012 at 11:56 AM · Report this
Will in Seattle 32
@5 for the Show Me The Turnout win.
Posted by Will in Seattle http://www.facebook.com/WillSeattle on May 7, 2012 at 12:07 PM · Report this
keshmeshi 33
@23,

I disagree. It's the kids who should sue once they're old enough. She made the choice to destroy her own life; they didn't have a choice.
Posted by keshmeshi on May 7, 2012 at 12:12 PM · Report this

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