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Jul 12, 2019 09:46:33   #
Smedley_buzkill (a regular here)
 
proud republican wrote:
No,he is a Russian Bot!!!!!


I told you he's not smart enough to be a bot. Russians have standards, you know.

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Jul 12, 2019 09:47:38   #
proud republican (a regular here)
 
Smedley_buzkill wrote:
I told you he's not smart enough to be a bot. Russians have standards, you know.


I suppose you are right!!!

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Jul 12, 2019 09:48:53   #
Hug (a regular here)
 
Jakebrake wrote:
Received this in my email this AM from a friend;




The ANT AND THE
GRASSHOPPER

This one is a little different ...

Two Different Versions ...
Two Different Morals

OLD VERSION

The ant works
hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.

MODERN VERSION:

The ant works hard
in the withering heat and the rain all summer long, building his house
and laying up supplies for the winter.

The grasshopper thinks the ant
is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.

Come winter, the shivering grasshopper
calls a press conference and demands to know why the antshould be
allowed to be warm and well fed while he is cold and starving..

CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN,
and ABC show up to
provide pictures of the shivering grasshopper
next to a video of the ant
in his comfortable home with a table filled with food.
America is stunned by the sharp contrast.


How can this be, that in a country of such wealth, this poorgrasshopper
is allowed to suffer so?

Kermit the Frog appears
on Oprah
with the grasshopper
and everybody cries when they sing, 'It's Not Easy Being Green'

Occupy the Anthill stages
a demonstration in front of the ant's house where the news stations film the
Black Lives Matter group singing, We shall overcome.

Then Reverend Al Sharpton
has the group kneel down to pray for the grasshopper
while he damns the ants. He later appears on MSNBC to complain that rich people do not care.

Former President Obama condemns the ant
and blames
Donald Trump, President Bush 43, President Bush 41, President Reagan, Christopher Columbus, and the
Pope
for the grasshopper's
plight.

Nancy Pelosi & Chuck Schumer
exclaim in an interview on The View
that the ant has
gotten rich off the back of the
grasshopper,
and both call for an immediate tax hike on the ant to make him pay his fair share.

Finally, the EEOC drafts
the Economic Equity &
Anti-Grasshopper Act
retroactive to the beginning of
the summer.

The ant is fined for failing to hire a proportionate number
of green bugs and,
having; nothing left to pay his retroactive taxes, his home is confiscated by the
Government Green Czar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and given to the grasshopper.


The story ends as we see the grasshopper
and his free-loading friends finishing up the last bits of the ant'sfood while the government house he is in,
which, as you recall, just happens to be the ant's old house,
crumbles around them because the grasshopper doesn'tmaintain it.

The ant has disappeared in the snow, never to be seen again.

The grasshopper is found dead in a drug related incident, and the house, now abandoned, is taken
over by a gang of spiders who terrorize the ramshackle, once prosperous and peaceful, neighborhood.

The entire Nation collapses
bringing the rest
of the free world with it.


MORAL OF THE STORY:

Be careful how you vote in 2020.





I've sent this to you because I believe that you are an ant
not a grasshopper!


Make sure that you pass
this on to other ants.


Don't bother sending
it on to any grasshoppers
because they wouldn't
understand it, anyway.
Received this in my email this AM from a friend; b... (show quote)


Great Post!

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Jul 12, 2019 09:51:31   #
Jakebrake (a regular here)
 
Kevyn wrote:
Don’t kid yourself pal, you are not the ant you are a lemming.


First off lil kevy boi, I ain't your pal. My pal's have intellect, common sense, patriotism and love of country. All attributes you and your grasshopper ilk lack~

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Jul 12, 2019 11:15:00   #
no propaganda please (a regular here)
 
Wonttakeitanymore wrote:
You are a grasshopper!


No, he is a blood sucking leach.

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Jul 12, 2019 11:28:34   #
bmac32 (a regular here)
 
He would be if he could but he is confined to his mothers basement.





no propaganda please wrote:
No, he is a blood sucking leach.

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Jul 12, 2019 11:38:14   #
Bcon (a regular here)
 
Wonttakeitanymore wrote:
You are a grasshopper!


Stop.Grasshoppers are useful and have a purpose in life. Kevyn????

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Jul 12, 2019 11:42:16   #
permafrost (a regular here)
 
Nice story/joke... I can see the truth of it all simply looking at the Washington orange infestation of grasshoppers..



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Jul 12, 2019 11:51:56   #
bmac32 (a regular here)
 
Eat chit and bother people?




Bcon wrote:
Stop.Grasshoppers are useful and have a purpose in life. Kevyn????

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Jul 12, 2019 11:59:58   #
Bcon (a regular here)
 
MR Mister wrote:
SAYS A LEMMING EXPERT.


Has anyone noticed the lack of backing or even comments to Kevyn’s posts from the liberals on this site. Oh, once in a great while you may see a reply from Lonewolf or Airfarce, but seldom, are even they, with their far left reasoning, if you can call it that, put off by his lack of reason?

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Jul 12, 2019 12:08:58   #
bmac32 (a regular here)
 
Have noticed less and less posted by all three. Can't say I miss any of their bull.




Bcon wrote:
Has anyone noticed the lack of backing or even comments to Kevyn’s posts from the liberals on this site. Oh, once in a great while you may see a reply from Lonewolf or Airfarce, but seldom, are even they, with their far left reasoning, if you can call it that, put off by his lack of reason?

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Jul 12, 2019 12:11:56   #
permafrost (a regular here)
 
Bcon wrote:
Has anyone noticed the lack of backing or even comments to Kevyn’s posts from the liberals on this site. Oh, once in a great while you may see a reply from Lonewolf or Airfarce, but seldom, are even they, with their far left reasoning, if you can call it that, put off by his lack of reason?




Bcon, not true,, I have supported kevyn on many posts..

ANd beyond that, often when I agree with him, he has said it all so I do not contribute..

You right wingers are only bitching because he shows you for the bad unamerican people you are..



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Jul 12, 2019 12:14:21   #
Jakebrake (a regular here)
 
permafrost wrote:
Nice story/joke... I can see the truth of it all simply looking at the Washington orange infestation of grasshoppers..


Moanin' frosty. I see you still have President Trump rattling around in your head. But I would like to know who you think in the dimocrat clown car could beat him in 20' now that that pillar of intellect Salwell is a done deal?

Semper Fi my brother~

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Jul 12, 2019 12:18:24   #
Parky60 (a regular here)
 
Kevyn wrote:
Don’t kid yourself pal, you are not the ant you are a lemming.

And you're the king of the locusts Kevy!

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Jul 12, 2019 15:28:57   #
Common_Sense_Matters (a regular here)
 
permafrost wrote:
Bcon, not true,, I have supported kevyn on many posts..

ANd beyond that, often when I agree with him, he has said it all so I do not contribute..

You right wingers are only bitching because he shows you for the bad unamerican people you are..


Very true, Kevyn quite often puts forth great points, even if not so eloquently, but great points all the same. Just because Trumpsters prefer their echo chambers, that doesn't mean everybody feels the need to have everyone patting them on the back and echoing their sentiments. Only those with low self esteem need such things.

The OP in this thread is quite full of hyperbole, exaggerations and lies, but that is to be expected from such reactionary posters fed by their hateful ultra right wing, propaganda laden media sources. You see through it, Kevyn sees through it and I see through it, but the sheeple that follow Trump, they fully believe the lies so... You of course know that you will not likely change their minds though, still, it doesn't hurt to deliver the truth to them and hope for the best.

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