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Monday, January 25. 2010
Monday morning links
Barone: Voters spurn the 'boob bait' of the educated class (Sorry- cannot get this fine thing to link)
Newsbusters: Chuck Todd: Obama Can't Buy GOP Votes Because of Tea Parties
The O needs teleprompter to talk to schoolkids
Steyn asks Who's panting for O speech #412? A quote:
From Godfrey Bloom, MEP (h/t, Moonbattery):
Haiti: The aid agencies and charities are fighting over the money. Mr. FM: Haiti, Yugoslavia & the disaster relief industry.
Also, David Warren Generous to a fault. One quote:
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not to get on your case but you've got at least two busted urls up -
The Barone article 404s.
The one to the disaster relief industry is missing the 'h' in http
Feel free to delete this post. Yeah, and who made it Monday morning already? lol
Boob bait in motion. Try
Works as of 0953 EST.
As I understand it, the world has poured billions into this hell hole. It appears to be the warehouse for illegal drugs coming from south america and entering the USA. The money that, in the past, was donated to Haiti, all required that they meet certain goals, infrastructure, building industrial bases, schools, water, etc.....none of which were met.
Now the world is going to give them billions more, with absolutely no goals or requirements.....does this make sense to you? Only if you factor in that it is imperative for Haiti, as it is, a failed state with a lot of corrupt hands in the pot, to continue AS IT IS.
Barone article still not coming up as of 7:05 AM mountain time.
Here is a quote from Annenberg Foundation:
"If you go back historically in the last twenty years, the number of Fortune 500 companies that have been headquartered in Los Angeles has changed dramatically," said Aube. "There's been a mass exodus of these companies, and it was the senior management that had a vested interest in local nonprofits."
Who could've known that bringing in millions of illegal lettuce pickers would cause the high profile corporations to leave a state with plenty of sunshine, opportunity, and taxes!
The Barone article will work using a tinyurl link. Your software doesn't parse "boob bait" correctly, which is part of the URL. I tried to send a tinyurl link that will work, but your @#$%$&@@*%$# software blocked my posting as spam.
Let's see if this works. When I sent it embedded in your links protocol from the "more tips" page, it got blocked as spam. So much for trying to help.
Glaciergate--A relatively tame Hitler parody video
Glaciergate: Hitler's Last Straw
Many years ago as an undergraduate I was required to take a public speaking course. The Professor told us if the audience doesn't get it, that's your fault and you wasted everybody's time. Obama is a typical lefty and he believes if you don't buy what he is selling, you are stupid.
Try this: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/Voters-spurn-the-boob-bait-of-the-educated-class-82433262.html
It worked for me - went to www.washingtonexaminer.com and searched for Barone article, voila!
Sorry, but none of the given links to the Examiner article work, and all for the same reason: the actual URL contains nonstandard characters:
The phrase "boob-bait" has an underscore character before the first b, and another after the t. The Maggie's Farm site software reads that as meaning "underscore this phrase," so it does that, and incidentally screws up the URL. Gringo's tinyurl link works correctly.
I use Firefox with the CopyURL-Plus add-on, and I find it trivial to create a link from a page. I just right-click on the page and choose the option to create an HREF link. Also, I use the UrlBarExt add-on, which allows me to create a TinyURL with one click.