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      12-12-2018, 07:26 PM   #1387
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Forbes is a far right-wing source? Dude, you're through the looking glass.
Dude, it was written by the Heartland Institute

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      12-12-2018, 07:30 PM   #1388
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Dude, it was written by the Heartland Institute

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Read a little deeper. Check all credentials. Oh, wait...you don't read. You reject anything that doesn't fit the narrative you've been programed with.

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Hell, I get random sausage attacks when I go anywhere.

Several actors have played James Bond, Sean Connery IS James Bond...

Fair and objective hearings don't take place in secret.
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      12-12-2018, 07:36 PM   #1389
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Some people on this forum certainly have a high opinion of themselves. No need to name names, you know who you are.
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You're right, I dig deeper, it's even worse. This guy works for some really outstanding organizations. I guess as a former lobbyist, he's your sort of guy.

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I am Director of Entitlement and Budget Policy for the Heartland Institute..
The Heartland Institute, according to the Institute's web site, is a nonprofit "think tank" that questions the reality and import of climate change, second-hand smoke health hazards, and a host of other issues that might seem to require government regulation. Heartland Institute is an "associate member" of the State Policy Network, a web of right-wing “think tanks”

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Senior Advisor for Entitlement Reform and Budget Policy at the National Tax Limitation Foundation...
The NTLC started accepting funding from the tobacco industry as early as 1983 and became a third party contact/ally of the tobacco industry in its efforts to limit state and federal taxes on cigarettes. In 1989 the PR group Keene, Shirley & Associates, working on behalf of R.J. Reynolds, identified the NTLC as a group whose ideology would lend itself to supporting "smokers' rights"


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General Counsel for the American Civil Rights Union...
The American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) is an American legal organization founded by former Reagan Administration official Robert B. Carleson in 1998 as a conservative counter to the American Civil Liberties Union.

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...and Senior Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis.
The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) is a free market think tank primarily funded by private foundations established by wealthy conservative business families and billionaires, including Charles and David Koch.
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      12-12-2018, 07:46 PM   #1391
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You're right, I dig deeper, it's even worse. This guy works for some really outstanding organizations. I guess as a former lobbyist, he's your sort of guy.



The Heartland Institute, according to the Institute's web site, is a nonprofit "think tank" that questions the reality and import of climate change, second-hand smoke health hazards, and a host of other issues that might seem to require government regulation. Heartland Institute is an "associate member" of the State Policy Network, a web of right-wing “think tanks”



The NTLC started accepting funding from the tobacco industry as early as 1983 and became a third party contact/ally of the tobacco industry in its efforts to limit state and federal taxes on cigarettes. In 1989 the PR group Keene, Shirley & Associates, working on behalf of R.J. Reynolds, identified the NTLC as a group whose ideology would lend itself to supporting "smokers' rights"



The American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) is an American legal organization founded by former Reagan Administration official Robert B. Carleson in 1998 as a conservative counter to the American Civil Liberties Union.



The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) is a free market think tank primarily funded by private foundations established by wealthy conservative business families and billionaires, including Charles and David Koch.
The Heartland Institute is a complete joke. Funded by big oil to discredit climate change. They also deny second-hand smoke health hazards.
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The Heartland Institute is a complete joke. Funded by big oil to discredit climate change. They also deny second-hand smoke health hazards.
The guy worked for multiple organizations that were in the pocket of big tobacco.

He really, really cared about the average citizen.

He's a Lobbyist with a capital L.
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It's the fact that the Republican Party doesn't have any principles anymore is why I left.

MKsixer, like you, are perfect examples
Yeah, no big surprise, you’re a socialist. Wasn’t that hard to spot.
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Yeah, no big surprise, you’re a socialist. Wasn’t that hard to spot.
Cool, then you should have no problem quoting my socialist foundations from my posts.
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Cool, then you should have no problem quoting my socialist foundations from my posts.
Exactly. I would have no problem.
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Exactly. I would have no problem.
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Is that a pixelated Martin Short?
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Is that a pixelated Martin Short?
Clear to me.
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It's a simple yes or no question
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No it wasn’t. You asked me what you were seeing.
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Herdalum running outta ammo. Gotta step it up man, we're trying to be entertained here...
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https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1OB2K2
Tabloid says it worked with Trump campaign to pay 2016 hush money: prosecutors



This is not good for Trump.
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Tabloid says it worked with Trump campaign to pay 2016 hush money: prosecutors

This is not good for Trump.
Trump is going to jail soon after leaving office as he will be tried for everything Cohen was regarding campaign funding violations. This admittance by AMI only solidifies the prosecutions case.
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Trump is going to jail soon after leaving office as he will be tried for everything Cohen was regarding campaign funding violations. This admittance by AMI only solidifies the prosecutions case.
I'll take this bet. How much?
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A good article:

https://apple.news/ABkOT_pRPS6SajI5fWYwOfQ
Opinion: Judge Andrew Napolitano: Michael Cohen's actions 'at the direction of the president'
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Trump is going to jail soon after leaving office as he will be tried for everything Cohen was regarding campaign funding violations. This admittance by AMI only solidifies the prosecutions case.

Like John Edwards who got acquitted, unlike Edwards Trump used millions of his own money to supplement his campaign!
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