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Sonikku

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He totally deserved it too. The amusement derived from the memes alone is worthy of a medal! :p
 

zinfamous

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LOL, someone gets a medal and the Right gets angry!!! And then they say liberals are all "bleeding heart" and too easily triggered!!! I can't remember any controversy liberals stirred up when Reagan got the medal, but I suppose some Birkenstock liberal at Berkeley probably shouted something too. That's what the Right has become.
lol. We need a Conservative trigger scroll. This stuff is piling up at a record rate now.
 

zinfamous

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After Bush giving John Bremer a medal, this is just one more issue where the indignant right has it's head up it's hypocritical ass.

Yes, keep whining you poor victimized snowflakes.
Is that the Brownie guy, or is it the one that turned Iraq into a steaming hell and eventual Al Qaeda and then ISIS haven with a single night's work? :D
 

colonel

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as far I know, the only high politician with a son fighting the unpopular Irak war. Good for Biden.
 

kage69

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Is that the Brownie guy, or is it the one that turned Iraq into a steaming hell and eventual Al Qaeda and then ISIS haven with a single night's work? :D
I meant Paul Bremer, my bad. But yes, that's him.

Sunni insurgency, ISIS...yep. He built that, as they say.
 

bshole

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Dick Cheney got one, so.....
NO...... F U C K I N G...... WAY!

If this is actually true, the award should be completely done away with. It is meaningless garbage if a person as objectively evil and harmful to America as Cheney could get it.
 

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Lifer
Jun 3, 2002
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Yay, let's hand out more like candy!

Seriously, I didn't know it was possible to disgrace a medal by handing them out to people that have done absolutely nothing other than their job... and somehow that is worthy of a medal? This has clearly turned into participation award. Why not hand some more out to talk show hosts? I mean, they do sooo much for our country what with keeping our asses on the couch and preventing us from being educated....




https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-surprises-biden-with-medal-of-freedom/2017/01/12/31aa24a0-d90c-11e6-9a36-1d296534b31e_story.html
Ron Paul fanboy triggered. Safe space can be found here.
 

Homerboy

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For the record Roberto Clemente and Aretha Franklin got them too. Anyone bitching about those?
(I'm fine with them receiving the medals)
 

brycejones

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lol. We need a Conservative trigger scroll. This stuff is piling up at a record rate now.
Just more conservative projection. They whine about the left being mean and triggered all the time, then they post shit threads like this one. I really hop the OP finds a safe space soon. I'm concerned.
 

Homerboy

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Just more conservative projection. They whine about the left being mean and triggered all the time, then they post shit threads like this one. I really hop the OP finds a safe space soon. I'm concerned.
He should try going to the theater? I heard Hamilton is a great production.
 
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zinfamous

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For the record Roberto Clemente and Aretha Franklin got them too. Anyone bitching about those?
(I'm fine with them receiving the medals)
You have to have a well-groomed, years-long default response to any mention of "politician" or "government" with immediate cynicism, disdain, or outright scorn. These are Goldwater/Nixon/Reagan republicans. Some time later, you add "democrat" or "liberal" to the mix, and you now have a significantly large group of people that are so profoundly incapable of rational thought after any of those 4 trigger words are mentioned, that you have now defined the modern conservative base.

This is how you approach people like PokerGuy--just understand that his brain is no longer functioning after the trigger words have unleashed his vitriol and so there really is no point in further engaging him. However, if you want him to blindly vote "republican," then he is now perfectly primed.
 

Homerboy

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I'd also like to say to those bitching about this award being bestowed, the same thing that I hear the regressive right saying over and over right now:
"He's YOUR President. Deal with it."
 

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