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2008/2/25-29 [Politics/Domestic/President/Clinton, Politics/Domestic/Immigration] UID:49248 Activity:nil
2/25    Why Obama Hates America
        http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Front_Page/JB26Aa01.html
        It's even better than you think.
        \_ Wow, just wow.  Fortunately he's pretty good at responding to this
           tripe.
           \_ I think he prefers tendon, rare steak, brisket, and finally
              tripe in that order.
              \_ There's never a rare steak, brisket, flank combo. Irritating.
                 \_ You obviously don't eat Pho.
        \_ This the magazine that ran the editorial "Why I Hate Blacks"
           http://www.nbc11.com/news/11128382/detail.html
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