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Wed Mar 30, 2016, 08:54 PM

Sooo Rachel, WHEN Are You ActuallY Going To Ask Hillary A REAL Question That Matters?



Oh Rachel finally asked what can ONLY be characterized as a "Clear The Air" softball about the Clinton Foundation Operation...

Again:

I guess a $ MILLION Bucks a year can do wonderful things for your journalistic ethical comportment... eh Rach?

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Reply Sooo Rachel, WHEN Are You ActuallY Going To Ask Hillary A REAL Question That Matters? (Original post)
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 OP
nolabear Mar 2016 #1
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #38
blueintelligentsia Mar 2016 #2
NWCorona Mar 2016 #17
kcjohn1 Mar 2016 #3
snowy owl Mar 2016 #4
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #10
PowerToThePeople Mar 2016 #5
Arizona Roadrunner Mar 2016 #6
dragonfly301 Mar 2016 #7
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #11
LuvLoogie Mar 2016 #8
amborin Mar 2016 #9
kgnu_fan Mar 2016 #13
nc4bo Mar 2016 #12
hrmbaja Mar 2016 #41
snowy owl Mar 2016 #14
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #16
nc4bo Mar 2016 #18
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #20
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #37
BernieforPres2016 Mar 2016 #19
snowy owl Mar 2016 #24
BernieforPres2016 Mar 2016 #28
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #15
quickesst Mar 2016 #21
snowy owl Mar 2016 #25
quickesst Mar 2016 #31
snowy owl Mar 2016 #35
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #22
snowy owl Mar 2016 #26
nc4bo Mar 2016 #27
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #33
snowy owl Mar 2016 #23
BernieforPres2016 Mar 2016 #29
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #30
CorporatistNation Mar 2016 #32
snowy owl Mar 2016 #34
Skwmom Mar 2016 #40
MFM008 Mar 2016 #36
sendero Mar 2016 #39

Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 08:58 PM

1. Can't wait to hear how unfair she's being to Sanders. I'll watch this space.

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Response to nolabear (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 31, 2016, 06:24 AM

38. ANDDD Rachel Haas The NERVE To Go After Sanders On Trump Abortion Comment! Her Focus Is...

MIS Placed!

Hillary Willing To Back Constitutional Amendment RESTRICTING ABORTION! GOTTIT? THAT IS YOUR GIRL! for a minute!


http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2015/09/29/hillary_clinton_i_could_compromise_on_abortion_if_it_included_exceptions_for_mothers_health.html

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 08:59 PM

2. Link to videos? When they come out....n/t

 

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Response to blueintelligentsia (Reply #2)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:48 PM

17. Fyi

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:01 PM

3. Did he her answer?

BLAH BLAH BLAH TRANSPARENCY BLAH BLAH TRANSPARENCY, I'LL LET THE VOTERS DECIDE

Meaning if they elect me, they can continue to run the family graft WHILE IN OFFICE! Mind boggling the ethics of the Clintons. How any voter can vote for them is mind boggling to me.

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:02 PM

4. Did you expect anything less? I can't listen anymore.

I'll watch Sanders and I'm prepared for the passive-aggressive questioning. Who is the interviewer for Sanders? Rachel again? I wonder if she and Chris Hayes will put their heads together and gossip about how crazy he is like they did after a previous interview by Rachel. Of all the hosts on that station, I can stand her the least because she is the biggest fraud.

Also, I heard two minutes of Clinton and when she said she wanted to "unite' the country, all I could think of was another steal from Bernie. Why vote for the pretender when you can vote for the original?

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Response to snowy owl (Reply #4)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:15 PM

10. "Passive Aggressive" Going On Presently.... Gotta Chip, Chip Chip... Too Bad For Rach That Bernie

is WAYYYYYYYYY AHEAD OF HER CRAP!

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:05 PM

5. fascist propaganda.

 

That is all M$M has been for a long time now.

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:05 PM

6. Conflict of Interest example

 

Check out the following. Wish Rachel would have been more specific with this example of potential conflicts of interest etc..

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/07/hillary-helps-a-bankand-then-it-pays-bill-15-million-in-speaking-fees/400067/

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:06 PM

7. Can she answer when she'll speak to the FBI?

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Response to dragonfly301 (Reply #7)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:16 PM

11. I did NOT Hold my Breath Waiting For That One!


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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:07 PM

8. Rachel should interview Birdie Sanders.

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Response to LuvLoogie (Reply #8)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:09 PM

9. my husband was just watching Rachel interview Bernie; i can't watch

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Response to LuvLoogie (Reply #8)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:21 PM

13. Birdie is doing really well!

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:19 PM

12. She has a most noticeable and very annoying stutter while asking Bernie questions.

If she even did it while interviewing Clinton, it wasn't nearly as noticeable.

What's the problem Rachel?! Bird got your tongue?

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Response to nc4bo (Reply #12)

Thu Mar 31, 2016, 07:40 AM

41. That is her curse.

 

She has had a stutter for a long time when she goes after the wrong people.

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:21 PM

14. Rachel keeping the discussion away from issues between H & B

Why talk about Trump? What's that got to do with Bernie. Another fraudulent interview.

10:30 est Now the gossip session begins. Can't wait to see how they trivialize Bernie.

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Response to snowy owl (Reply #14)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:43 PM

16. NOW All Of The FOCUS On Repubs... TRUMP "The Great Distraction" Taking The Eye Off Hillary...

which acts as a buffer/cloak of protection from INQUIRY! All the developments about Interviews of Hillary Aides and Hillary herself... and NEVER TO BE MENTIONED.... Again, THIS is DEMOCRACY?

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Response to CorporatistNation (Reply #16)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:49 PM

18. Democracy, 1%er style. Well fuck them. nt

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Response to nc4bo (Reply #18)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:52 PM

20. Good Point! No Better Way To Say it But THIS...

http://www.rense.com/general37/char.htm


THIS Is WHERE WE As A NATION ARE!


Fourteen Defining
Characteristics Of Fascism
By Dr. Lawrence Britt
Source Free Inquiry.co
5-28-3


Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes. Britt found 14 defining characteristics common to each:

1. Powerful and Continuing Nationalism - Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, slogans, symbols, songs, and other paraphernalia. Flags are seen everywhere, as are flag symbols on clothing and in public displays.

2. Disdain for the Recognition of Human Rights - Because of fear of enemies and the need for security, the people in fascist regimes are persuaded that human rights can be ignored in certain cases because of "need." The people tend to look the other way or even approve of torture, summary executions, assassinations, long incarcerations of prisoners, etc.

3. Identification of Enemies/Scapegoats as a Unifying Cause - The people are rallied into a unifying patriotic frenzy over the need to eliminate a perceived common threat or foe: racial , ethnic or religious minorities; liberals; communists; socialists, terrorists, etc.

4. Supremacy of the Military - Even when there are widespread
domestic problems, the military is given a disproportionate amount of government funding, and the domestic agenda is neglected. Soldiers and military service are glamorized.

5. Rampant Sexism - The governments of fascist nations tend to be almost exclusively male-dominated. Under fascist regimes, traditional gender roles are made more rigid. Divorce, abortion and homosexuality are suppressed and the state is represented as the ultimate guardian of the family institution.

6. Controlled Mass Media - Sometimes to media is directly controlled by the government, but in other cases, the media is indirectly controlled by government regulation, or sympathetic media spokespeople and executives. Censorship, especially in war time, is very common.

7. Obsession with National Security - Fear is used as a motivational tool by the government over the masses.

8. Religion and Government are Intertwined - Governments in fascist nations tend to use the most common religion in the nation as a tool to manipulate public opinion. Religious rhetoric and terminology is common from government leaders, even when the major tenets of the religion are diametrically opposed to the government's policies or actions.

9. Corporate Power is Protected - The industrial and business aristocracy of a fascist nation often are the ones who put the government leaders into power, creating a mutually beneficial business/government relationship and power elite.

10. Labor Power is Suppressed - Because the organizing power of labor is the only real threat to a fascist government, labor unions are either eliminated entirely, or are severely suppressed.

11. Disdain for Intellectuals and the Arts - Fascist nations tend to promote and tolerate open hostility to higher education, and academia. It is not uncommon for professors and other academics to be censored or even arrested. Free expression in the arts and letters is openly attacked.

12. Obsession with Crime and Punishment - Under fascist regimes, the police are given almost limitless power to enforce laws. The people are often willing to overlook police abuses and even forego civil liberties in the name of patriotism. There is often a national police force with virtually unlimited power in fascist nations.

13. Rampant Cronyism and Corruption - Fascist regimes almost always are governed by groups of friends and associates who appoint each other to government positions and use governmental power and authority to protect their friends from accountability. It is not uncommon in fascist regimes for national resources and even treasures to be appropriated or even outright stolen by government leaders.

14. Fraudulent Elections - Sometimes elections in fascist nations are a complete sham. Other times elections are manipulated by smear campaigns against or even assassination of opposition candidates, use of legislation to control voting numbers or political district boundaries, and manipulation of the media. Fascist nations also typically use their judiciaries to manipulate or control elections.

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Response to CorporatistNation (Reply #16)

Thu Mar 31, 2016, 06:12 AM

37. $7 Millio LArge Annually And THIS IS What She Does! JUST

PROTECTING HILLARY! Rachel should NOT be watched... Cut The CORD for MSNBC! Hayes , Matthews The WHOLE BUNCH... "In the TANK" For The ESTABLISHMENT and HillBill!

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Response to snowy owl (Reply #14)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:51 PM

19. Why Maddow kept asking question after question to Bernie about Republicans

To protect Hillary. Rachel made the whole thing Democrats versus Republicans to stay away from the enormous gulf in policy proposals and methods of funding the campaigns between Bernie and Hillary.

And then at the end, she had to nerve to ask if Bernie is going to start diverting some of the money he's getting from small contributors like us to the Democratic Party establishment that most of us hold in contempt.

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Response to BernieforPres2016 (Reply #19)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:00 PM

24. Bernie handled that.

I was impressed with his mentioning her huuuuge funds from big money. She can afford to do that.

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Response to snowy owl (Reply #24)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:11 PM

28. Bernie can handle anything they throw at him

But going on MSNBC and Meet the Press has become a complete waste of time. I think he would be better off using them as an example of the corporate media and refusing to go on the air with them except when they are the network to cover a Democratic debate.

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:34 PM

15. Bernie Sanders Too QUICK For Her! Now The MSNBC TEAM To TELL US WHAT WE SHOULD THINK!

Hmmm? The Authority Figures... Otherwise known as "The Persuaders!" for YOURSELF!

Which candidate was proffered the tougher questions?

Which candidate got SOFTBALLS?

Which candidate actually discussed with great credulity THE REAL ISSUES rather than GOSSIP?

Which of the two Dems do you TRUST... to be LEAST LIKELY TO START WORLD WAR THREE?

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:55 PM

21. Haha...

Another Bernie supporter in another thread was complaining that Rachel Maddow wasn't asking any of the candidates, which would include Bernie, any real questions. I can only take that to mean in the context of your thread that if they ask Bernie if he liked sunshine better than lollipops, that would be, to you, a real question, and if she asked Hillary if she liked sunshine better than lollipops that would not be a real question?

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Response to quickesst (Reply #21)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:05 PM

25. Absolutely not and you should know better.

The questions should be issues-related period. They don't need to analyze the republicans or the republican answers about abortion. They don't need to be asked if they are going to help other democrats. They don't need to be passively-aggressively slimes such as Toad's comment that Bernie "bought a landslide."

If you thought the above amounted to an informative interview with substantive questions relevant to the issues of the two democratic candidates, then we just have to agree to disagree. Perhaps my bar is a little higher than yours.

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Response to snowy owl (Reply #25)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:45 PM

31. Okay

You got me on this one. Mixed up toads interview with Rachel's. Anyway, I watched Hillary's interview with Rachel Maddow, and I thought she asked thoughtful questions and also that Hillary aquitted herself well. At this point I have learned that it does not matter if the questions given to Hillary are simple or complex. According to Bernie supporters all of them will be simple as will her answers be. Anyway my bar is just fine. Thank you.

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Response to quickesst (Reply #31)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 11:12 PM

35. No, toad didn't do the interview.

Those questions were actually asked by Rachel. The toad comment was during their panel "discussion" after it was all done.

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:55 PM

22. Rachel Admits She Goes Out Of Her Way To Try And TRAP BERNIE On ATrump Abortion Comment!

Dirty POS Is RACHEL THE SHILLLLLLLLLLLL FOR HILLBILL! Sanders Cranky by Chuck the SHILL TODD!

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Response to CorporatistNation (Reply #22)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:07 PM

26. Some people need a picture book to understand the differences.

Critical thinking is in short supply these days.

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Response to CorporatistNation (Reply #22)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:09 PM

27. I didn't hear that but you just confirmed my suspicions..

My gut instincts are honed to a lethal sharpness. I won't doubt them anymore.



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Response to CorporatistNation (Reply #22)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:55 PM

33. AND RACHEL IS PAID 7 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR TO DO PROPAGANDA FOR THE CORPORATION RUN GOVT.!

YEP SHE IS DISGUSTING... BOYCOTT HER! No More MSNBC unless a debate or Town Hall! DO NOT WATCH THIS POS!

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:58 PM

23. Stevie, Sweet Rachel and Toad get their digs in.

Toad just now: Bernie bought a landslide in New Hampshire

Rachel (juvenile smile) - Hillary takes abortion more seriously; Bernie wants to talk other issues. Except that Bernie didn't minimize the abortion talk. He just said there are other issues.

They are in their full-steam Bernie bashing. Like little kids sitting around the table gossiping. I guess they just can't help themselves.

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Response to snowy owl (Reply #23)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:15 PM

29. I turned it off a few minutes after the Bernie piece was done

I knew what was coming when the MSNBC talking heads starting talking among themselves.

Ever since I saw Chuck Todd say after Super Tuesday that Bernie had basically given a concession speech, which was an outright lie, I have come to expect 100% propaganda from him. Maddow, Hayes, Tweety and the others aren't any better.

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Response to BernieforPres2016 (Reply #29)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:27 PM

30. The ENTIRE NBC CREW Is A Bunch Of Bought And Paid For CORPORATIST DIRTBAGS!

Did I put up the 14 points that define a Fascist State on this one yet?

If Not... here They Are... just as a little reminder as to where we are... as anation...

http://www.rense.com/general37/char.htm

Fourteen Defining
Characteristics Of Fascism
By Dr. Lawrence Britt
Source Free Inquiry.co
5-28-3


Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes. Britt found 14 defining characteristics common to each:

1. Powerful and Continuing Nationalism - Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, slogans, symbols, songs, and other paraphernalia. Flags are seen everywhere, as are flag symbols on clothing and in public displays.

2. Disdain for the Recognition of Human Rights - Because of fear of enemies and the need for security, the people in fascist regimes are persuaded that human rights can be ignored in certain cases because of "need." The people tend to look the other way or even approve of torture, summary executions, assassinations, long incarcerations of prisoners, etc.

3. Identification of Enemies/Scapegoats as a Unifying Cause - The people are rallied into a unifying patriotic frenzy over the need to eliminate a perceived common threat or foe: racial , ethnic or religious minorities; liberals; communists; socialists, terrorists, etc.

4. Supremacy of the Military - Even when there are widespread
domestic problems, the military is given a disproportionate amount of government funding, and the domestic agenda is neglected. Soldiers and military service are glamorized.

5. Rampant Sexism - The governments of fascist nations tend to be almost exclusively male-dominated. Under fascist regimes, traditional gender roles are made more rigid. Divorce, abortion and homosexuality are suppressed and the state is represented as the ultimate guardian of the family institution.

6. Controlled Mass Media - Sometimes to media is directly controlled by the government, but in other cases, the media is indirectly controlled by government regulation, or sympathetic media spokespeople and executives. Censorship, especially in war time, is very common.

7. Obsession with National Security - Fear is used as a motivational tool by the government over the masses.

8. Religion and Government are Intertwined - Governments in fascist nations tend to use the most common religion in the nation as a tool to manipulate public opinion. Religious rhetoric and terminology is common from government leaders, even when the major tenets of the religion are diametrically opposed to the government's policies or actions.

9. Corporate Power is Protected - The industrial and business aristocracy of a fascist nation often are the ones who put the government leaders into power, creating a mutually beneficial business/government relationship and power elite.

10. Labor Power is Suppressed - Because the organizing power of labor is the only real threat to a fascist government, labor unions are either eliminated entirely, or are severely suppressed.

11. Disdain for Intellectuals and the Arts - Fascist nations tend to promote and tolerate open hostility to higher education, and academia. It is not uncommon for professors and other academics to be censored or even arrested. Free expression in the arts and letters is openly attacked.

12. Obsession with Crime and Punishment - Under fascist regimes, the police are given almost limitless power to enforce laws. The people are often willing to overlook police abuses and even forego civil liberties in the name of patriotism. There is often a national police force with virtually unlimited power in fascist nations.

13. Rampant Cronyism and Corruption - Fascist regimes almost always are governed by groups of friends and associates who appoint each other to government positions and use governmental power and authority to protect their friends from accountability. It is not uncommon in fascist regimes for national resources and even treasures to be appropriated or even outright stolen by government leaders.

14. Fraudulent Elections - Sometimes elections in fascist nations are a complete sham. Other times elections are manipulated by smear campaigns against or even assassination of opposition candidates, use of legislation to control voting numbers or political district boundaries, and manipulation of the media. Fascist nations also typically use their judiciaries to manipulate or control elections.

From Liberty Forum

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Response to CorporatistNation (Reply #30)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 10:46 PM

32. Ooppps... Wel Twice is Never Too Much To Present The Truth!

2Let's Boycott MSNBC except for Debates or Town Halls... that will teach them... Cut off the Ad cash!

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Response to CorporatistNation (Reply #32)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 11:10 PM

34. I agree and I agree

but we'll never change it. Too much ignorance. I'm considering 86ing myself. DU just has too much of the S word, I can't take it anymore

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Response to snowy owl (Reply #23)

Thu Mar 31, 2016, 07:30 AM

40. Because they want to use the abortion issue to cover-up the fact she is a corporatist.

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Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 11:14 PM

36. ok so those are your complaints about HRC??

so now tell us what the republicans will do when they take over all 3 branches of the government? Sanders supporters wont vote for the democrat nominee(HRC) so enjoy watching the GOP gut the country and the planet.

And you guys are worried about Rachel's "TONE"

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Response to MFM008 (Reply #36)

Thu Mar 31, 2016, 06:25 AM

39. As if...

.... HRC will be any different. Come up with a better argument.

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