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lets get it onladies
Let’s get it on,ladies!
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it helps the country if you do so the system as it stands is set up for two political parties one of them cant
It helps the country if you do so. The system as it stands is set up for two political parties. One of them can’t be insane.
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i d love a 3d 4th and 5th party but until we have proportional voting and get rid for first past the post elec
@RadioFreeTom I'd love a 3d, 4th, and 5th party, but until we have proportional voting and get rid for first-past-the-post elections, it's a futile attempt. My point, as always, is #CleanYourOwnHouse.
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the state department s chief of protocol allegedly carries a whip around the office
The State Department's "Chief of Protocol" allegedly carries a whip around the office:
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ive known ever since the wwl was a mud hole in the connecticut countryside he has graced his profession the ge
I’ve known @BobLeyESPN ever since the WWL was a mud hole in the Connecticut countryside. He has graced his profession. The General hung ‘em up today. Be well, pal. We’ll always have Syracuse.
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geometric logic
Geometric logic...
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watching detained children playing soccer in intense heat and then watching them get marched into a big tent i
Watching detained children playing soccer in intense heat and then watching them get marched into a big tent is what America means to me.
#Homestead
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yeah i won a silver star in vietnam but my deepest fear is a cracker pol from bugtussle
Yeah, I won a Silver Star in Vietnam but my deepest fear is a cracker pol from Bugtussle.
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and the day begins on shuffle with alberta hunter singing darktown strutters ball hi miami
And the day begins on shuffle with Alberta Hunter singing “Darktown Strutters Ball.”
Hi, Miami!

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dear headline writers mnuchin is not declining a request hes breaking the law
Dear Headline Writers: Mnuchin is not “declining a request.”
He’s breaking the law.
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let us be clear the hiring of steve bannon as a wh policy adviser is exactly the same as hiring david duke ple
Let us be clear. The hiring of Steve Bannon as a WH policy adviser is exactly the same as hiring David Duke. Please don't normalize this.
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here s where we remember that the cdc is forbidden by law from studying gun violence as a public health proble
Here's where we remember that the CDC is forbidden BY LAW from studying gun violence as a public health problem.
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i am not kidding we need un election observers in georgiathe state not the country
I am not kidding.
We need UN election observers in Georgia...the state, not the country.
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if youre using more airtime on jussie smollett than on christopher hasson youre doing tv very wrong
If you’re using more airtime on Jussie Smollett than on Christopher Hasson, you’re doing TV very wrong.
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if you thought you wouldn t live long enough to hear a president mock a guy going thru chemo for brain cancer
If you thought you wouldn't live long enough to hear a president mock a guy going thru chemo for brain cancer, congratulations. You made it.
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before we carry jon stewart around the intertoobz on our shoulders we should remind him that congress isnt hol
Before we carry Jon Stewart around the Intertoobz on our shoulders, we should remind him that “Congress” isn’t holding up the renewal of the 9/11 bill. Republicans are.
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let me see if i have this straight 1 secret service busts guy near wh 2 ss takes guns away and gives them to g
Let me see if I have this straight.
1) Secret Service busts guy near WH.
2) SS takes guns away and gives them to guy's Dad.
3) Dad gives guns back to kid.
4) Kid shoots up Waffle House.

Gun culture is weird, man.
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i say we take away joel osteen s tax exemption and we give it to mattress mack
I say we take away Joel Osteen's tax-exemption and we give it to Mattress Mack.
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can we at least mention that the senate judiciary voted to put a blogger w no legal experience on the federal
Can we at least mention that the Senate Judiciary voted to put a blogger w/no legal experience on the federal bench for life?
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