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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: June 5 13, 8:18 am 
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We have death panels today, faceless bureaucrats who deny necessary treatment to ill people because it would just cost them too much darned money. They're called "insurance companies."


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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: June 5 13, 1:04 pm 
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heyzeus wrote:
We have death panels today, faceless bureaucrats who deny necessary treatment to ill people because it would just cost them too much darned money. They're called "insurance companies."


Ex-freakin-actly.


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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: June 5 13, 2:09 pm 
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I just ran into a girl that I knew in high school. I'm FB friends with her and from time to time she posts some pictures and she appears to be very attractive in them, I thought she'd became much more attractive as she aged. She needs to become a professional photographer as these photos are very misleading.


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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: June 5 13, 7:43 pm 
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hilarious. Did you tell her that she is very photogenic?


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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: July 5 13, 11:59 pm 
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I was reminded when I logged in tonight how nearly useless Facebook is. Keep in mind, I've unsubscribed from all the people who posted all the political stuff. I comment on a post from a friend I haven't even seen in 15 years, and I get this purely acid comment back. Gee, I don't know why I don't log in more.

My wife has found groups on there where you can sell and trade things. That is actually the most useful thing I've seen on Facebook yet. Funny thing is that Facebook doesn't make a dime from that activity though.


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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: July 7 13, 11:08 am 
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It doesn't seem like it should be legal, or possible on Facebook to post and tag my photo without any say from me. I've explored settings a few times and don't see a way to avoid this.


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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: July 18 13, 6:52 am 
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Here's one that came into my Facebook feed yesterday:

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Wal-Mart vs. The Morons

1. Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart Every hour of every day.

2. This works out to $20,928 profit every minute!

3. Wal-Mart will sell more from January 1 to St. Patrick's Day (March
17th) than Target sells all year.

4. Wal-Mart is bigger than Home Depot + Kroger + Target +Sears + Costco

K-Mart combined.

5. Wal-Mart employs 1.6 million people, is the world's largest private
employer, and most speak English.

6. Wal-Mart is the largest company in the history of the world.

7. Wal-Mart now sells more food than Kroger and Safeway combined, and
keep in mind they did this in only fifteen years.

8. During this same period, 31 big supermarket chains sought
bankruptcy.

9. Wal-Mart now sells more food than any other store in the world.

10. Wal-Mart has approx 3,900 stores in the USA of which 1,906 are
Super Centers; this is 1,000 more than it had five years ago.

11. This year 7.2 billion different purchasing experiences will occur
at Wal-Mart stores. (Earth's population is approximately 6.5 Billion.)

12. 90% of all Americans live within fifteen miles of a Wal-Mart.
You may think that I am complaining, but I am really laying the ground
work for suggesting that MAYBE we should hire the guys who run Wal-Mart
to fix the economy.

This should be read and understood by all Americans… Democrats,
Republicans, EVERYONE!!

To President Obama and all 535 voting members of the Legislature,
it is now official that the majority of you are corrupt morons:

a. The U.S. Postal Service was established in 1775. You have had 234
years to get it right and it is broke.

b. Social Security was established in 1935. You have had 74 years to
get it right and it is broke.

c. Fannie Mae was established in 1938. You have had 71 years to get
it right and it is broke.

d. War on Poverty started in 1964. You have had 45 years to get it
right; $1 trillion of our money is confiscated each year and transferred to
"the poor" and they only want more.

e. Medicare and Medicaid were established in 1965. You have had 44
years to get it right and they are broke.

f. Freddie Mac was established in 1970. You have had 39 years to get
it right and it is broke.

g. The Department of Energy was created in 1977 to lessen our
dependence on foreign oil. It has ballooned to 16,000 employees with a budget of
$24 billion a year and we import more oil than ever before. You had 32 years to get
it right and it is an abysmal failure.

You have FAILED in every "government service" you have shoved down our
throats while overspending our tax dollars.

AND YOU WANT AMERICANS TO BELIEVE YOU CAN BE TRUSTED
WITH A GOVERNMENT-RUN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM??

Folks, keep this circulating. It is very well stated. Maybe it will end
up in the e-mails of some of our "duly elected' (they never read anything)
and their staff will clue them in on how Americans feel.

AND

I know what's wrong. We have lost our minds to "Political Correctness"
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Someone please tell me what is wrong with all the people that
run this country!!!!!!

We're "broke" and can't help our own Seniors, Veterans, Orphans, Homeless
etc. and the last months we have provided aid to Haiti, Chile, and Turkey and now
Pakistan ( the previous home of bin Laden). literally, BILLIONS of DOLLARS!!!

Our retired seniors living on a 'fixed income' receive no aid nor do
they get any breaks.

AMERICA: a country where we have homeless without shelter, children
going to bed hungry, elderly going without needed medicines, and mentally ill
without treatment, etc.

Imagine if the GOVERNMENT gave U. S. the same support they give to
other countries. Sad isn't it?

*99% of the people receiving this message won't have the guts to forward this.

*I'm one of the 1% -- I Just Did
BEING UNITED SAVES AMERICA!


Where do you even begin?


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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: July 18 13, 7:59 am 
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well its garbage on twitter but apparently people were upset that chapman and cespesdes did their interviews in spanish. the whole "this is america, you're making money here, learn english"...really disgusting stuff


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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: July 18 13, 11:59 am 
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Jocephus wrote:
well its garbage on twitter but apparently people were upset that chapman and cespesdes did their interviews in spanish. the whole "this is america, you're making money here, learn english"...really disgusting stuff


There was also this (some NSFW language):
http://publicshaming.tumblr.com/post/55 ... -superstar


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 Post subject: Re: Garbage on Facebook
PostPosted: July 18 13, 1:03 pm 
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Wow. That's depressing. But they're okay with Latinos playing MLB?? I guess only those who learn to speak English?

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Shoulda got someone sweet like Kesha

What was I thinking while he sang? That it was one of the best renditions of the song I'd ever heard.

In my current job, I regularly speak with people around the world. They all make a concerted effort to speak English. I rarely see Americans (myself included) making any attempt to speak theirs.


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