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Mitt Romney walks into a bar...

Mitt Romney walks into a bar...

Mitt Romney walks into a bar and orders a drink. The bartender gives him the drink and says "that's 6.50."

Mitt smiles at the bartender and says "no it's not. It doesn't cost anything, because I'm planning on paying for it."

The bartender stares blankly at him for a few seconds then says "ok... so will that be cash or card?"

Mitt laughs softly and replies "I don't have time to explain the details."
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Tue Oct 9, 2012, 03:43 AM (1 replies)

The Learning Channel.. TLC founded by NASA and now....

The channel was founded in 1972 by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and NASA as an informative/instructional network focused on providing real education through the medium of TV; it was distributed at no cost by NASA satellite. It was privatized in 1980 and was then named the Appalachian Community Service Network. In November 1980 this name was changed to "The Learning Channel", which was subsequently shortened to "TLC

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Mon Oct 8, 2012, 03:16 AM (20 replies)

Sometimes how I feel about SETI and the the search

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sun Oct 7, 2012, 11:04 AM (8 replies)

JFK quote on American exceptionalism

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sun Oct 7, 2012, 08:48 AM (4 replies)

NBC tells Obama not to use footage

NBC has asked President Barack Obama’s campaign to stop using the network’s footage in a recently released reelection ad, POLITICO has learned.

In a letter sent Friday night to Obama campaign manager Jim Messina, NBC told the Obama campaign to cease using network footage in a new 30-second spot, released shortly after Wednesday’s debate, in which Andrea Mitchell is shown on air citing an independent, stating that Mitt Romney’s tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years, a source said.

NBC News has faced issues like this throughout the campaign, including a Romney campaign ad that featured Tom Brokaw.

“NBC News has not granted any campaign permission to use our news material. As is our practice, we have requested that the Obama campaign refrain from using NBC News material in this and future advertisements,” the network said in a statement.

The Obama campaign did not respond to a request for comment.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1012/82104.html#ixzz28c7MR4v2

Well they did it to the Romney campaign however I think that if its out of context then it should not be used... Me? I think its fair game and not copywrited.
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sun Oct 7, 2012, 08:02 AM (92 replies)

Top 10 Secrets of Effective Liars- Psychology Today

#1 Have a reason. "Prisons are filled with bad liars," says psychologist Charles Ford, author of the book Lies! Lies! Lies!. "The good liars are out running HMOs." So what's the big difference? Basically, says Ford, the trick is to lie as little as possible - only when you actually have something to gain. "Pathological liars can't stop themselves from lying, so they tell a lot of little lies and wind up getting caught," he says. Truly expert fabricators, on the other hand, save their ammunition - they don't bother to lie unless it's going to get them something they really want.

#2 Lay your groundwork. Don't wait until you're under the interrogation lamp to start putting your story together. A 1990 study by psychologist Bill Flanagan showed that liars who had worked out the details of their stories beforehand had significantly more success than those who hadn't. As in everything, practice makes perfect. "It's easier to catch someone in lie the first time they tell it," says psychologist Dr. Cynthia Cohen

#3 Tell the truth, misleadingly. The hardest lies to catch are those which aren't actually lies. You're telling the truth, but in a way that leaves a false impression. Technically, it's only a prevarication - about half a sin. A 1990 study of pathological liars in New York City found that those who could avoid follow-up questions were significantly more successful at their deceptions.

#4 Know your target. Good liars have the same gift as good communicators: the ability to get inside the listener's head. Empathy not only clues you in to what your subject wants to hear, it will help you avoid stepping onto trip wires that will trigger their suspicions. "To make a credible lie, you need to take into account the perspective of your target," says Carolyn Saarni, co-editor of the book Lying and Deception in Everyday Life. "Know what they know. Be aware of their interests and activities so you can cover your tracks."

More lying:

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sun Oct 7, 2012, 06:26 AM (4 replies)

Machu Picchu 1915 jungle covered and NOw Gif

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sun Oct 7, 2012, 06:16 AM (27 replies)

Machu Picchu 1915 jungle covered and NOw Gif

Photo taken of the jungle covered city in 1915 and now
Makes you wonder what else will be discovered covered up.
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sun Oct 7, 2012, 06:09 AM (0 replies)

What Mitt will do to win the election






MOre at Cracked


Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Fri Oct 5, 2012, 10:58 AM (1 replies)

Romney Told 27 Myths In 38 Minutes

At Last Night’s Debate: Romney Told 27 Myths In 38 Minutes

1) “[G]et us energy independent, North American energy independent. That creates about 4 million jobs”. Romney’s plan for “energy independence” actually relies heavily on a study that assumes the U.S. continues with fuel efficiency standards set by the Obama administration. For instance, he uses Citigroup research based off the assumption that “‘the United States will continue with strict fuel economy standards that will lower its oil demand.” Since he promises to undo the Obama administration’s new fuel efficiency standards, he would cut oil consumption savings of 2 million barrels per day by 2025.

2) “I don’t have a $5 trillion tax cut. I don’t have a tax cut of a scale that you’re talking about.” A Tax Policy Center analysis of Romney’s proposal for a 20 percent across-the-board tax cut in all federal income tax rates, eliminating the Alternative Minimum Tax, eliminating the estate tax and other tax reductions, would reduce federal revenue $480 billion in 2015. This amount to $5 trillion over the decade.

3) “My view is that we ought to provide tax relief to people in the middle class. But I’m not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high-income people.” If Romney hopes to provide tax relief to the middle class, then his $5 trillion tax cut would add to the deficit. There are not enough deductions in the tax corde that primarily benefit rich people to make his math work.

4) “My — my number-one principal is, there will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. I want to underline that: no tax cut that adds to the deficit.” As the Tax Policy Center concluded, Romney’s plan can’t both exempt middle class families from tax cuts and remain revenue neutral. “He’s promised all these things and he can’t do them all. In order for him to cover the cost of his tax cut without adding to the deficit, he’d have to find a way to raise taxes on middle income people or people making less than $200,000 a year,” the Center found.

twenty three more whoopers at

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Thu Oct 4, 2012, 10:09 AM (8 replies)
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