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To: MythMan who wrote (430443)2/16/2016 7:38:44 PM
From: Terry Maloney
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This is a bit more than damning with faint praise, but not much ... <g>

cbs.com

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To: Terry Maloney who wrote (430458)2/16/2016 9:01:31 PM
From: MythMan
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No I think that was genuine.

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To: MythMan who wrote (430459)2/16/2016 9:10:17 PM
From: Terry Maloney
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Definitely.

Scalia was the only other one with balls that night, he appreciated that.

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To: Terry Maloney who wrote (430457)2/17/2016 2:26:06 AM
From: Broken_Clock
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he couldn't keep up with that hot stuff.
she ran the great wall of china

smoking hot

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From: bruiser982/17/2016 3:35:11 PM
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'Smoking kills more people than Obama' poster appears in Moscow
theguardian.com

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From: Terry Maloney2/17/2016 7:21:13 PM
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First we take Manhattan ...


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To: Terry Maloney who wrote (430463)2/17/2016 7:22:07 PM
From: Terry Maloney
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And then we take Berlin.


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From: bruiser982/18/2016 5:29:51 PM
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Obama to skip Scalia's funeral

politico.com

If O's not gonna be there, think I'll skip it too.

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From: bruiser982/18/2016 5:56:52 PM
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Typical dirty South Carolina politics?

Pope Francis Suggests Donald Trump Is ‘Not Christian’

nytimes.com

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From: Broken_Clock2/18/2016 7:47:23 PM
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election update

“What is the use of voting? We know that the machines of both parties are subsidized by the same persons, and therefore it is useless to turn in either direction.”—Woodrow Wilson







“If voting made any difference they wouldn’t let us do it.” ? Mark Twain

Hillary Clinton has increased her lead in the Democratic primary since her resounding loss to Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire by wooing 87 new party superdelegates to support her campaign over the past week.

The Associated Press reports that Sanders won the support of 11 superdelegates over that same time period.

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While Sanders holds a small lead among pledged delegates awarded to him for his showings in Iowa and New Hampshire, Clinton's massive superdelegate lead puts her ahead 481-55 in delegates to the Democratic National Convention, according to the AP's count. Superdelegates are party leaders — mainly members of Congress and the Democratic National Committee — who are allowed to support the candidate of their choosing at the summer nominating convention.

But these party leaders are free to change their minds until they cast their votes. So Tad Devine, a top Sanders campaign aide, told the AP he's not worried about Clinton's current lead.

"It is hardly an insurmountable lead and it can change overnight," he said. "We are confident that superdelegates want to be behind the strongest candidates in a general election and have a nominee to help candidates win up and down the ballot."

Jesse Ferguson, a Clinton campaign spokesman, told the AP that Clinton plans to "build a lead with pledged delegates," awarded based on the candidates' results in the state contests.

The presence of these superdelegates has so far insulated Clinton. Despite losing the popular vote in the New Hampshire primary, she left the state with the same number of delegates as Sanders thanks to a boost from six superdelegates.

That drew the ire of Sanders supporters — a MoveOn.org petition calling on superdelegates to back their state's popular votes had 162,000 signatures as of Thursday.

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