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8 2
"After watching the Brindisi attack ads against Congresswoman Tenney, I see clearly why I am going to vote for Tenney. Lie after lie is not going to help anyone but the Democrats. "
Man from Norwich

2 8
"Man f/ Norwich, I'm sorry but I have neither the time nor inclination to commence your education. In the future, if you should encounter a polite, rational and intelligent discussion here between myself and another poster, please feel free to refrain from amusing us with another of your dazzling displays of ignorance. Hey, thanks."
Red Emma

8 2
"I'm having second thoughts about open borders. If all these caravan migrants come in, will I get my welfare benefits cut to pay for theirs? The thought of working for a living makes me shudder. I can't bear to leave this computer."
Lazy_lib_with_no_life

10 4
"Hey Red also charity starts at home and the best thing we can do is keep ourselves strong. Just look around the county, the Democrats that run NYS have run our county into the ground and their cronies have become rich. "
Man from Norwich

10 4
"Hey Red I guess you should get a refund on your education. You got rooked. I think we need to help the good ol' US of A. Its smart and the right thing to do."
Man from Norwich

5 7
"WOW County budget up $2.7 Million"
Man from Norwich

10 4
"Brindisi is shameful. Blaming Spectrum on Tenney. What a whopper of a lie. Cuomo created the Spectrum monopoly. He bullies Tenney who had been tryin to help NYS against the Dems in the Assembly."
Man from Norwich

10 4
"Communista Pelosi got a taste of her own medicine from the Cuban-Americans in Miami the other day. That behavior is only OK when Democrats do it."
Man from Norwich

4 10
"You're right on the money M-R. If the 'blue states' ever stopped sending the federal government money the goobers in those MAGA counties would be forming caravans headed to NY, NJ and Conn. looking for scraps and menial jobs."
Red Emma

4 10
"Sorry Gen, but a brief study of the history of the U.S. involvement in Central America will tell you all you need to know about why these countries are in this condition. We not only have a responsibility to help, but it is the smart and the right thing to do. "
Red Emma

4 10
" I'm sure there is a fair share of sniveling whining non producing radical righties, after all Chenango county is full of them! The number of people living below the poverty line in Republican districts climbed by 49 percent. 97 percent of the 100 poorest counties in America are in red states. That's a republican economy."
Metal-Raven

9 4
"Yes Raven / Hammer, voter fraud is almost exclusively led by the democrat's the criminal wing of our political parties. See Andrew Gillum in Fla."
Man from Norwich

9 7
"Everybody whining about this Kashoggi guy. WHO CARES!!!! He was a less than stellar individual, He went somewhere he knew he was not welcome. He wasn't an American! Not one cent should be spent investigating! "
Man from Norwich

11 5
"Red, We send hundreds of millions of dollars to these countries so they can provide a better existence to their citizens. The President was pointing out the obvious, that if these dictators were not going to spend this money as intended, but rather keep it for themselves, we might as well not send it. His threat could force the dictators to change."
The Generator

10 5
"I think our president should not allow this disease carrying criminal caravan into our country AND withdraw all aid / funding from these country's. Why are we giving them aid anyway? We could use it to support all you sniveling whining non producing leftist. But only if you are an American. "
Man from Norwich

10 4
"Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85 million to an attorney who worked at his former law firm, a California judge ruled Monday, marking the first time the potential presidential candidate is being held personally liable in the lawsuit over back pay. "
Man from Sherburne

5 11
"So when thousands of women and children set off on a 3,000 mile hazardous journey, carrying their only possessions, leaving behind everyone and everything they know, to escape dire poverty and savage violence, trump* wants to cut critical aid to Central America. Takes a very stable genius!"
Red Emma

7 9
"Hey Man from Another Era, I keep all my animals indoors just to annoy you nosey people who worry too much how others live. I hope it keeps you far away."
concerned

6 10
""One member of the 15-man team suspected in the death of Jamal Khashoggi dressed up in his clothes and was captured on surveillance cameras around Istanbul on the day the journalist was killed." They were hoping he'd pass as a body double for Khashoggi, but it didn't work."
Woman from New Berlin

6 13
" "Pocahontas Warren" Trump has propelled childish name-calling, bullying, divisiveness and chronic lying; practices that are now fashionable. How do we explain to our young from here on out that these are not acceptable behaviors? Demented. "
Man from Norwich

6 12
"Yes; people over corporations! United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today introduced the Accountable Capitalism Act to help eliminate skewed market incentives and return to the era when American corporations and American workers did well together. "
Metal-Raven

6 12
"(cont)The legislation aims to reverse the harmful trends over the last thirty years that have led to record corporate profits and rising worker productivity but stagnant wages."
Metal-Raven

5 11
"Republicans will tell you that individual voter fraud runs rampant in the US with millions fraudulent voters trying to cast their ballot for Democrats. The truth is the voter fraud statistics say it is essentially nonexistent at an individual level. http://voterfraudfacts.com/republican-voter-fraud/ "
Metal-Raven

5 12
"Woman from Otselic you should look up the meaning of communism; communism is not fascism!"
Metal-Raven

6 11
"Gerrymandering: Or How Republicans Win Elections Despite Fewer Votes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQAU5_XU8ZQ"
Metal-Raven

6 11
"Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly spoke on the phone with journalist Jamal Khashoggi moments before he was murdered. https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2018/10/21/saudi-crown-prince-phoned-khashoggi-just-before-murder-report "
Metal-Raven

13 7
"Suggestion to left wingers. Look up the word communism. Pocahontas Warren is calling for government control of big corporations. If you can't see what the Democratic party has become, you are blind."
Woman from Otselic

6 11
"One member of the 15-man team suspected in the death of Jamal Khashoggi dressed up in his clothes and was captured on surveillance cameras around Istanbul on the day the journalist was killed."
Metal-Raven

11 8
"Where is MS 13 from? Maybe King Andrew will send the NYS Troopers like he did for Puerto Rico and Syracuse. Clueless."
Man from Norwich

16 13
"It's taken a business Man less than a year and a half to bring America back. He now has a higher rating than former President Obama. Newsweek magazine article Oct 18th. Vote red Nov 6th. Keep America moving forward."
Man from another era

12 14
"Suggestion to right wingers: Look up the word, "fascism" in the dictionary. If you folks can't see what's happening before your very eyes, you are a helluva lot dumber than I thought you were."
Ponderman

6 12
"https://www.newsweek.com/patriot-prayer-members-armed-snipers-positioned-themselves-roof-ahead-august-1171862"
Metal-Raven

10 16
"Republicans love immigrants. It's cheap labor.They are using the issue to drive a wedge into the electorate. It's just used to win elections so they can cut taxes for the rich. How's that last tax cut working out for you?"
Metal-Raven

8 13
"(cont) What'd you get? $10-$30 a month? And now they wanna pay for it by cutting SS and Medicare? Wouldn't you rather have had no tax cut and know these programs are safe? But hey, more money for the rich via the taxpayers!"
Metal-Raven

10 15
"Fake news: Anything true, tRump doesn't like!"
Metal-Raven

6 13
"Commentators like MAGA have to be satire, right? Volunteering to mass murder illegal immigrants with a machine gun for the President has to be someone posing as a conservative. Go back to /pol/"
Man from Norwich

7 13
"Here's What to Tell People Who Love to Remind us that the Democratic Party Was Pro-slavery in the 19th Century. https://historynewsnetwork.org/article/164673"
Metal-Raven

8 12
"(cont)In 1964, the main parties made fateful choices on race politics that continue defining them to this day. The Republicans nominated Barry Goldwater, an arch-conservative who voted against the Civil Rights Act. Richard Nixon adopted a “Southern (white) strategy” that peeled away more such voters from the Democrats."
Metal-Raven

8 12
"MAGA, join us in the present. FDR, Truman, and LBJ all democrats, ordered integration. LBJ pushed Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which, once and for all, ended legal segregation) and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to protect black voters from disenfranchisement. "
Metal-Raven

10 14
"The closer these attemptive illegal immigrants in the caravan get to the U.S. border, the more violent they will become. They have already injured several Mexican police officers. Trump will respond in kind. I'll volunteer." I'm sure Trump will be there, bone spurs and all. What a guy."
Woman from New Berlin

Sunday, October 21st

15 10
"The closer these attemptive illegal immigrants in the caravan get to the U.S. border, the more violent they will become. They have already injured several Mexican police officers. Trump will respond in kind. I'll volunteer. Set me up with an M60. Problem solved."
MAGA

13 7
"Southern Democrats, with the help of their northern party members started the Civil War to keep their slaves. Republicans abolished slavery in the 1860s. The Democrats brought it back under FDR, and perfected it under LBJ to keep black people on the government plantation. And they say Conservatives are racist? LOL"
MAGA

9 11
"WFS that is an outright LIE. Social security cost of living adjustments are automatic and based on chained CPI. There is no vote. This was a rumor spread on facebook to dupe low information voters (the polite term). "
the voice of sanity

14 5
""I'm with MFN. If McBride doesn't put him away, he doesn't get my vote. And I know plenty who have said the same. " Man from Norwich pssst the judge makes that decision."
LeftiesRLosers

7 15
"If you're not concerned about the fact that your "pResident" has invariably sided with our nation's adversaries rather than our own intelligence agencies, vote Republican, the party that put Putin's lackey in the White House! "
Metal-Raven

13 7
"I'm with MFN. If McBride doesn't put him away, he doesn't get my vote. And I know plenty who have said the same. "
Man from Norwich

17 6
"Come on, DA. Don't fail us this time. That alleged meth dealer from Thursday's front page...he needs jail time. A couple years. "
Man from Norwich

8 16
"CITIZEN ALERT!: Attention! There is now an angry, desperate mob of rapists, thugs and gang members heading to your small town. They will compromise your women, steal your children and defile your heritage. Even worse, they will pick your vegetables, mow your lawn and clean your office! And God help us, they will even vote for Democrats! "
Red Emma

15 10
"Were any of you aware that ALL the Democrats voted AGAINST the 2.8% Social Security cost of living increase?"
Woman from Sherburne

10 7
""Woman from Guilford- camouflaged boxers." Metal-Raven Any of your business? You would probably like to see for yourself!"
LeftiesRLosers

12 9
""If you have absolutely no morals, vote Republican – the party that kidnaps kids and puts them in cages! " Metal-Raven Boo Hoo"
LeftiesRLosers

8 13
"It's always been fascinating how catastrophes can bring people together.. bring out the best natures in many. Presently, we Americans are experiencing a major catastrophe. It's called Donald Trump, the Republican Party, and their pursuit of fascism. With the mid-term elections upon us, one can only hope."
Ponderman

8 14
"If you don’t mind losing your healthcare coverage, vote Republican – the party that thinks you should just die in silence if you can’t afford medical treatment! "
Metal-Raven

7 13
"Why Giving Tax Breaks To The Rich Doesn't Create Jobs. https://youtu.be/EGwayztSQXI"
Metal-Raven

12 7
"You leftists are full of tricks. Since there are more than one Man from Oxford who posts here, (or the multi-handle shut-in using that name today), I have a new handle. Go Trump!"
MAGA

4 12
"Woman from Guilford- camouflaged boxers."
Metal-Raven

5 14
"Man from Oxford boo-hoo! Do you need coddling too?"
Metal-Raven

14 7
"The Trump administration is getting ready to roll back the Obama era definition of gender, it will legally be the gender on your birth certificate rather than which underwear or bathroom you feel like using today. More winning!"
Woman from Guilford

12 6
"You geezers need to get outside once in a while."
Woman from Otselic

9 10
""People with dogs take them out. Do you know your house stinks?" Man from another era, if the smell of my dogs keeps you from visiting... mission accomplished! You aren't welcome anyway."
Man from New Berlin

12 6
"I blame Cuomo for these down-staters and Jerseyites coming here to move in on this area. He spends our tax dollars on infrastructure and such like its his own money! And New Yorker's healthcare is none of your business Andrew! Vote him out! "
Man from Norwich

2 13
"How often people comment here keeps me awake enough to post about it first thing in the morning till late at night. WHEN WILL IT STOP IT IRKS ME TO NO END! "
Man from Oxford

5 12
""the fiscally reckless GOP would bankrupt the country to win an election" At one time republican's mantra was we must have divided government for vitally necessary checks and balances; and growing national deficit and debt were going to destroy us. "
Man from Norwich

14 7
"Boldly go where everyone needs to go. Vote RED Nov 6th. DUMP COUMO Save New York."
Man from another era

2 15
"People with dogs take them out. Do you know your house stinks? Put the litter box outside take you cats outside and please keep them of the counter and table."
Man from another era

5 12
" Man from Oxford more like a desperate plea to draw attention to the corrupt, despicable administration that you seem to adore and make excuses for. "
Metal-Raven

6 12
"tRump's vision of MAGA: Coddle dictatorial leaders of foreign regimes, but treat non-fawning Americans, including members of the news media as enemies of the state. His admin and the GOP display every sign of a fascist takeover, and it's almost complete."
Metal-Raven

5 12
" Man from South New Berlin spouting about clergy? I'm actually spouting about nearly EVERY christian!"
Metal-Raven

5 14
""Bad Cuomo."/worse Trump "
Man from Norwich

7 13
"tRump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, who recently agreed to cooperate fully in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia related investigation, appeared in an Alexandria, Virginia courtroom today in a wheelchair. Bet it's a ploy!"
Metal-Raven

6 13
"A Canadian army captain who fought alongside American troops in Afghanistan, and who is married to a former officer in the US air force, has been deported as tRump's zero tolerance immigration policies continue to break apart military families. "
Metal-Raven

6 12
"Will the suckers take the bait? A tax cut for the middle class? Ha! Desperation tactics-and Congress is not even in session! trump* and the fiscally reckless GOP would bankrupt the country to win an election. But then what do you expect from a man who has gone bankrupt some 6 times."
Red Emma

6 13
"They're laughing at us all rightnow They've put it over on us, big time. North Korea. Russia. China. Saudi Arabia. They've all figured out exactly how to play us, by PLAYING HIM."
Metal-Raven

6 12
" (cont)We are now the Top Mark for every geopolitical bunco hustler and flimflam gangsta out there. Our former allies can only stand back, shaking their heads in a kind of horrified regret, watching us take every bait, fall for every scam from the worst actors on the globe."
Metal-Raven

5 12
""If America's leadership in the world is to retain any credibility, trump* must demand a United Nations-backed investigation by respected and independent officials, and he must ask Turkey to provide its tapes and other evidence. He should suspend weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and ask NATO allies to do the same.""
Red Emma

6 12
""If America's leadership in the world is to retain any credibility, trump* must demand a United Nations-backed investigation by respected and independent officials, and he must ask Turkey to provide its tapes and other evidence. He should suspend weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and ask NATO allies to do the same.""
Red Emma

6 12
"Jamal Khashoggi what new way will they say he was killed today? It changes on a daily basis."
Metal-Raven

8 13
"Who do I see as tRump supporters? Bullies.....mostly bullies."
Metal-Raven

8 12
"When all else fails to energize the base, scare the hell out of them! That seems to be tRump's last minute campaign strategy as neither tax cuts, jobs, the economy nor Brett Kavanaugh have failed to energize GOP voters. So now Trump is playing up the migrant caravan, full of mostly women and children."
Metal-Raven

7 13
"If you have absolutely no morals, vote Republican – the party that kidnaps kids and puts them in cages! "
Metal-Raven

5 12
"LRL And whom did replied?"
Metal-Raven

14 6
"Cuomo has to go. New York State is over spent now on Cuomo and his friends."
007

15 4
"LRL, telling someone that no one cares what you think does not work with a certain 24/7 poster. The posts are a desperate plea for attention coming from someone with no life."
Man from Oxford

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