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Mon May 26, 2014, 01:55 PM May 2014

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Here are today's candidates:

18 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
The NRA: Mindless robot wackjobs who don't care how many get killed as long as they can have MOAR GUNZ!
7 (39%)
Misogyny: Men who hate women and the men who enable them on the Intertoobz!
0 (0%)
Mental Illness: Crazy people and the enablers who won't make it easy for us to find the dangerous ones and lock their asses up!
3 (17%)
Feminists: Man-hating bitches whose denial of sex sends unstable misogynists off the rails!
2 (11%)
Bad Parents: Privileged over-protective abusive and neglectful enablers who let their kids have gunz!
2 (11%)
The Media: Because... the media!
3 (17%)
Robb is a dingbat!
1 (6%)
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But I'm Not Going to Play My Own Game TygrBright May 2014 #1
A very important and valuable post frazzled May 2014 #2
Thank YOU. TygrBright May 2014 #3
You nailed it Bright. TBF May 2014 #4
Thanks. I was just letting off steam, but it does help... TygrBright May 2014 #7
"...take a pass on simple answers, and look deeper at the questions." WorseBeforeBetter May 2014 #59
gosh... my heart is out there. seabeyond May 2014 #19
This may be the best OP rrneck May 2014 #5
Ideological and philosophical justifications have one fatal tendency-- TygrBright May 2014 #8
Yes! I have posted twice that this is a complicated case Mojorabbit May 2014 #45
You got it. This place is just part of a world full of... TreasonousBastard May 2014 #6
I wouldn't go so far as to presume we dream "we are doing OK"... TygrBright May 2014 #9
I'll meet you halfway on that because I knew... TreasonousBastard May 2014 #10
Spot on. nt MannyGoldstein May 2014 #11
Excellent post! Lisa D May 2014 #12
well. this man hating bitch, and ya, i am called that pretty consistantly. twice yesterday, seabeyond May 2014 #17
No shit. Says a lot, right there. redqueen May 2014 #43
"pain-filled rants of sad individuals"? Fuck that. redqueen May 2014 #44
That is brilliant LittleBlue May 2014 #55
Fuck hootinholler May 2014 #66
my vote is for comedy sake quinnox May 2014 #13
This is one of those *sarcastic* polls, btw, right? AverageJoe90 May 2014 #14
I prefer "ironic." But, yeah... n/t TygrBright May 2014 #68
That's what I thought, TBH. Glad I was right, as it seems(or was I? Damn! This is still confusing). AverageJoe90 May 2014 #73
man hating bitches? nt seabeyond May 2014 #15
As apposed to ismnotwasm May 2014 #16
i am pretty sure we have a rw yelling about the feminist bitches too, and there seems to be an issue seabeyond May 2014 #21
easy way to see the easily threatenend men on DU Skittles May 2014 #30
ha ha... didnt even think to look at votes. lol seabeyond May 2014 #31
don't get too upset by DU's resident assholes Skittles May 2014 #32
bah hahahah. well, look at the three. one sends me taunting c word pms, and still here on du to seabeyond May 2014 #37
You can bet the has a tiny c*** Skittles May 2014 #38
. seabeyond May 2014 #39
LOL! SevenSixtyTwo May 2014 #56
"my woman" Skittles May 2014 #57
You should be. SevenSixtyTwo May 2014 #58
If a guy thought he owned me Skittles May 2014 #60
You and Steven Seagal! SevenSixtyTwo May 2014 #61
Is it okay pintobean May 2014 #62
to each their own Skittles May 2014 #64
I don't think that was meant to be taken seriously, though. nt AverageJoe90 May 2014 #81
This message was self-deleted by its author Warren DeMontague May 2014 #18
Yup, already saw the video. Predictable. n/t freshwest May 2014 #40
Step right up folks and spin the wheel!!! Initech May 2014 #20
Ha! Ha! Ha! People are dead and others are trying to figure it out PeaceNikki May 2014 #22
i am realy not getting this. i am not getting why i am not suppose to be bothered, being referred seabeyond May 2014 #24
the poll is hilarious PeaceNikki May 2014 #25
so it is funny? maybe being knee deep in this with a lot of teenagers right now... life issues seabeyond May 2014 #27
no, it's not funny. it's mocking and dismissive. PeaceNikki May 2014 #33
thank you. too confused sometimes. i am off to enjoy my day. nt seabeyond May 2014 #36
Sadly, you may get a hidden post for that language. Hides often go by person, not content. Sigh. freshwest May 2014 #41
btw... i am all on TygrBright's side mostly. just not this OP. none of what i am saying is to be seabeyond May 2014 #51
"trying to figure it out" Union Scribe May 2014 #34
I guess 2 days was the limit for taking mass murder seriously. Haha. n/t seaglass May 2014 #23
maybe it is all so very very complex we just are not suppose to talk about it. and in not seabeyond May 2014 #26
It's all just a distraction! STOP TALKING ABOUT MISOGYNY! redqueen May 2014 #46
i didnt bring it up. i was minding my own business when i see i am being called a man hating seabeyond May 2014 #47
I was mocking this OP. redqueen May 2014 #48
i was mocking the mocking. what is really a hoot? yesterday a repug said something about cowering seabeyond May 2014 #49
I'd LOVE to see the alert and results. redqueen May 2014 #50
we were called man hating bitches lovingly and in jest'ish? nt seabeyond May 2014 #52
Every time something tragic happens, there's a strong desire LadyHawkAZ May 2014 #28
who says it is? nt seabeyond May 2014 #29
10-12 times a year people's fear of the mentally ill are validated HereSince1628 May 2014 #35
Back to the 'blame a group' game. Shandris May 2014 #42
I love that some people picked feminists. bravenak May 2014 #53
See post 68. This is apparently supposed to be one of those "ironic" polls...from what I understood. AverageJoe90 May 2014 #75
The two other people who chose that option geek tragedy May 2014 #77
Well, I suppose we'll have to wait and see to figure out who got the point and who didn't. AverageJoe90 May 2014 #79
Maybe. bravenak May 2014 #82
This list LittleBlue May 2014 #54
Global Warming (THERE - I dared to say it!) LiberalEsto May 2014 #63
Hmpf! I've been blaming crazy misogynistic gun-toting feminist journalist moms for years struggle4progress May 2014 #65
I think people usually just blame a group they don't like when able The Straight Story May 2014 #67
The first step to solving a problem is diagnosing the cause. N.T. Donald Ian Rankin May 2014 #69
What happened to Pitbulls and Rotties? lpbk2713 May 2014 #70
interesting, but not surprising, who voted for the fourth option geek tragedy May 2014 #71
Wasn't this supposed to be one of those "ironic" polls? That's the impression I got, anyway. AverageJoe90 May 2014 #74
Maybe unfair to lump you in with the other two who voted geek tragedy May 2014 #76
Well, I can say, again, that it's possible that I missed the point. AverageJoe90 May 2014 #78
what are video games? Enrique May 2014 #72
How about we blame the criminals for criminal behavior? Common Sense Party May 2014 #80
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