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2012: Lots Of People Have No Life

THE 2012 ELECTION IS MAKING LOTS OF PEOPLE VERY, VERY ANGRY Contrary to popular perception, this website’s founding editor really doesn’t care all that much for politics.  If he’s not on the clock, he’d much rather be playing with his kids, playing sports or playing music (he used to be…

THE 2012 ELECTION IS MAKING LOTS OF PEOPLE VERY, VERY ANGRY

Contrary to popular perception, this website’s founding editor really doesn’t care all that much for politics.  If he’s not on the clock, he’d much rather be playing with his kids, playing sports or playing music (he used to be a rock star, ya know). In fact while political junkies across the country spent the final weekend before the 2012 election contributing to a worldwide superfluity of hot air … Sic Willie was busy leaf-peeping in Black Mountain, N.C. with his wife (the lovely Mrs. Sic).

Politics is a job, in other words … and while it’s a job Sic enjoys, it doesn’t define who he is … and it’s certainly not the sort of thing he would ever bring up with a friend or family member.  Let alone start a fight over.

For millions of Americans, though, the 2012 election has become intensely personal.  According to a new Rasmussen poll, 27 percent of Americans say that the election has “negatively affected their personal relationship with a friend or family member.”  An even larger segment of the population – 45 percent – admits to getting into a “heated argument” with a friend or family member regarding the election.

Seriously?  Who are these people?

Obviously there’s no denying that this election is an important one, but let’s face it – the race was lost the moment that Mitt Romney won the “Republican” presidential nomination.  That’s when this race ceased being a defining choice and became more a “degrees of hell” sort of proposition.

In fact given the remarkable degree of ideological similarity between Obama and Romney on so many issues we’re positively beflummoxed (not a word) at the level of animosity that exists as a result of this false dichotomy.

Clearly we are passionate in our support for the campaign of former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson in the general election (just as we were passionate on behalf of U.S. Rep. Ron Paul in the GOP primary), but we’re not going to initiate or participate in “heated arguments” with people over the election.  Nor are we going to let their political choices “negatively affect” our view of them.

To do so would be ridiculous.

Unless someone is censoring you, then there’s no reason to get angry.  Just speak your mind until someone tells you they’ve had enough – or walk away when you’ve heard enough.  And if someone is censoring you – or attempting to deprive you of any of your other fundmental liberties – then you don’t argue with them, you just kill them.

Everybody clear on the ground rules?

Good … now go enjoy the marketplace of ideas responsibly.

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55 comments

GreenvilleLwyr November 5, 2012 at 1:44 pm

“Just kill them.”

Give us Big T’s home address (or IP address) and we’ll oblige.

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BigT November 5, 2012 at 1:48 pm

Didn’t media ploy Joel (The Gov. is hiking the Appalachian Trail) Sawyer et a play w/ Gary (Global Warming) Johnson…

Maybe you’re not a politcal junkie…but you’re a political W#*re…

If you don’t give a $#!* about politics, you’re a LIAR to present a politcal website…

But like a Coward: wehen you get called out for your OWN words…you dis-avow everything you’ve represnted to be…

Like a True Libertarian-Moderate. You run your Mouth w/ all the answers…but when it comes time to Man Up…you cower…

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Crooner November 5, 2012 at 1:55 pm

This is what foaming at the mouth looks like in print.

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BigT November 5, 2012 at 2:03 pm

So you better stay the F^*# out my way….punk…

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Smirks November 5, 2012 at 2:16 pm

Is that a threat?

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Isotope Soap November 5, 2012 at 2:18 pm

Noticed “cower” is T’s new word of late…I’m giving your posts the stink eye. Get your cross and silver bullets, Biggie Boy.

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Nölff November 5, 2012 at 2:23 pm

BitchT

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BigT November 5, 2012 at 2:28 pm

No Smirks..it’s advice…

Just like those pushing for Civil Rights in the 50s and 60s had to exert will..so do us Conservatives vs the Easabliushment hatred and Bigots like you….

It is our Moral responsibility to “deal” with you…

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Isotope Soap November 5, 2012 at 2:34 pm

Funny, T. Your party wants to push us back to the 50s and 60s. Lol!

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Isotope Soap November 5, 2012 at 2:43 pm

Wonder what your momma is going to cook when she gets off work, T?

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sid November 5, 2012 at 2:57 pm

“Is that a threat?”

Interesting that you ask about a comment that isn’t a clear threat, but ignore the clear threat in the first post. Just another reason why I refer to your obsession as your obsession, Smirks.

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Carl Spackler November 5, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Interesting that you would bring up both threats…..the shoe FITS.

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dwb619 November 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm

And you are his NUMBER ONR JOHN!
YOU BETCHA!
YOU BETCHA!

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Smirks November 5, 2012 at 3:09 pm

I’m glad Big(o)T is “my obsession” when everyone else comments on his comments too. Amazing, in fact, that of all the people that has replied to Big(o)T today (?, Crooner, Isotope Soap, Nolff, among others) that you single me out. And I’m the one with the obsession?

But hey, I didn’t comment on the first post, which was a clear threat. No one else did either, but hey, that’s not important! You got me! Because I didn’t reply to that one comment, it must absolutely mean I am fully supportive of such comments!

sid, if you’re going to try and ride my ass every chance you get, could you at least buy me dinner?

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GreenvilleLwyr November 5, 2012 at 4:41 pm

For the record, my first most is not a threat, it is humor and free speech on a level Big might understand.

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Smirks November 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm

Well, FITS set up the joke, after all.

Unless someone is censoring you, then there’s no reason to get angry. Just speak your mind until someone tells you they’ve had enough – or walk away when you’ve heard enough. And if someone is censoring you – or attempting to deprive you of any of your other fundmental liberties – then you don’t argue with them, you just kill them.

Why didn’t you call out FITSNews for advocating violence, sid? Obsessions, obsessions.

By the way, where’s my dinner? I’m not an expensive date, either. I expect Ruth’s Chris.

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Thebeachisback November 5, 2012 at 6:21 pm

Screw you, T!

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Soft Sigh from Hell November 5, 2012 at 8:27 pm

“This is what foaming at the mouth looks like in print.”

Too funny!

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sid November 6, 2012 at 7:40 am

See, I knew you were into dudes, Smirks. I’m not, though, so you’re barking up the wrong tree. Maybe you and your obsession, though?

As for the others who are obsessed with your boy, I have referred to him as their obsession, from time to time. Too much weed affecting your memory? You are more fun, though, as you fancy yourself being intelligent. The others usually just post nonsense, while you actually put a little effort into it. Plus, I know I can get under your skin.

But if your idea of a good date is some chain restaurant, then I feel sorry for the men and women you take out to try to impress into sex. Then again, maybe that speaks to the quality of those you pursue.

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jurisdoc November 5, 2012 at 1:54 pm

Amen my brother. It amazes me to read Facebok posts belittling others for their political views . . .. I’ve pledged to avoid all political activity on social networking sites after a “friend” decided I wasn’t a Christian b/c of my political views. Geesh, as Fits said, get a life people. I’ve also deleted (i.e. walked away) from those that get on my nerves.

Freedom of expression is a right of ours that I hold dear. So is my freedom to not listen to the dumb shit people say.

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Mike at the Beach November 5, 2012 at 3:07 pm

I feel ya. I have decided that trying to discuss politics, or any subject benefitting from an education, or anything involving stupid people is just too much effort. Doesn’t leave much room for public discussion…

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BigT November 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm

FITS: You and Sanford SWORE you’d solve problems when you begged us to give you the power of a governor’s office……

Instead you used the office to either: Meet Chicks or Beat Chicks…

So don’t Pontificate to me now…

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Thebeachisback November 5, 2012 at 6:23 pm

TC– go back to hitting on co-workers!

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Sailor November 5, 2012 at 7:39 pm

Big T(urd), even one of your heros, George W.Bush famously said “when I was young and irresponsible, I was young and irresponsible”. If it was good enough for him, you ought to be able to extend the same thing to Fits and stop throwing up his past foibles. Just be happy that he has now settled down to being a husband and father. By the way, were any of your kids as cute as his?

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BigT November 6, 2012 at 5:51 am

Sailor, it’s the fact that FITS lectures us, and is so Damaging to people on a personal level. That is NOT what we need more of.

Not to mention: I find FITS to be dishonest outright at times. And he is Intellectually dishonest a lot.

That said: I understand what you are saying, but convenient sympathy is hard to come by because FITS is so brutal, and hypocritical.

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Andy November 5, 2012 at 2:16 pm

So you are now defined by leafpeeping and antiquing? Okay, if you say so.

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fitsnews Author November 5, 2012 at 2:25 pm

hahahahahahahaha … NICE.

well-played, good sir.

-FITS

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rickie November 5, 2012 at 2:49 pm

It’s an election, folks. Not the Civil War. Or the War of 1812 (we got invaded, Washington burned). This country has survived worse.

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dwb619 November 5, 2012 at 3:06 pm

That’s correct. Bush “The Worst” served two terms.

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? November 5, 2012 at 3:13 pm

lmao @ dwb!

You’re the perfect example of why the country will never move dialogue past demagouguery.

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dwb619 November 5, 2012 at 9:17 pm

Is that dema=== a real word,or did you make it up?

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? November 5, 2012 at 3:20 pm

youtube.com/watch?v=z9aHHKUVc9c&feature=player_embedded#!

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BigT November 5, 2012 at 3:44 pm

A Demand from FITS to relax and get along, on the eve of an election….

VERY-VERY TELLING…

Next FITS will (all of the sudden) preach to us about how there MUST BE Bi-partisianship and Minory Rights. He’l extoll the virtues of “Dailogue” and reaching across the aisle……

After his god-Obama has Dicated his will upon us for 4 years of H#!!…….

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Thebeachisback November 5, 2012 at 6:22 pm

You might want to refill your Prozac tonight, moron!

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Anna_Nimmitty November 5, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Sic Willie said…

Sic Willie was busy leaf-peeping in Black Mountain, N.C. with his wife (the lovely Mrs. Sic.

Well here’s a facial shot that I took of her while she and I were down in the Carribean This Past Summer.

Just thought I’d share. ;-p

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fitsnews Author November 5, 2012 at 4:25 pm

where did you get that picture?

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Anna_Nimmitty November 5, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Had seen it a few “other times” while googlin’ photos for a specific FARK I happened to be working on a few months ago.

I do hope you realize that my posting it here was merely a compliment. (~_O)

After clicking on that link in the article that showed her from a “rear view” angle, well, like I said, the similarities were pretty damned interesting I thought.

Here’s the original link: http://cdn4.blogs.babble.com/dadding/files/mensfashionfails/05.jpg

Again, just a compliment of your Beautiful “Ol’ Lady” from me to you. ;-p

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@BozMartin November 5, 2012 at 4:53 pm

Facial shot, you say? No it’s not.

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Smirks November 5, 2012 at 5:04 pm

Woah, Sic Willie! Congratulations on your new stalker!

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Sailor November 5, 2012 at 7:46 pm

That is one smoking lady! What in hell did she see in Fits?

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Anna_Nimmitty November 6, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Hey Bozzy,

Since you’re such a “technically correct” guy; No, “Facial shot” is not what I said at all. In fact, I didn’t say anything. I typed it. Hence the term you referred to was not said/pronounced/spoken. ;-p

Here’s an interesting photo that I’m sure you’ll “get-off” on. It’s the photo of a 45 yearold female arse that’s looks the same as it did when she was created. Seriously.

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The Tax Man Cometh November 5, 2012 at 4:05 pm

We know who you are Big T.

And like Your hero Donald Trump did with Obama,

We have been investigating you.

And we have found some very interesting,shall we say,

Discrepancies

In your last three years tax returns.

We will be calling on you as soon as this election is over.

Take care.

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Lance Riprock November 5, 2012 at 4:51 pm

The office seekers are mere puppets whose strings are pulled by the real money. There wasn’t a nickel’s worth of difference between Dick Nixon (before he dicks you) and LBJ. Don’t look for salvation from a poltical party or its candidate. That said, Huey P. Long had it about right: “A Democrat will hurt you some, but a Republican will kill you permanent.”

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Lexington County Lecher November 5, 2012 at 6:30 pm

I spent the last few days masturbating on a photoshop of Jakie Knotts and James Metts performing annilingus on each other. Joe Wilson sucks off Jake every now and then to keep it up.

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dwb619 November 5, 2012 at 9:52 pm

YUK!

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SparkleCity November 5, 2012 at 9:56 pm

I haven’t felt excited about the presidential election since John Anderson ran as an independent back in ~1980

Huntsman in 2016 as an Independent!!!!!!!!!!!!

BTW:

BigT:

Where’s that Independent Convention being held???

You PLAINLY stated that an Independent WAS a political party after all…….

Still waiting…………….

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BigT November 6, 2012 at 5:55 am

Sorry Sparkle: “Independent” is a Cliche for irresponsible people, who want to be unique, but are not.

And they are also the ones who will not admit Liberalism failed…and Republicans do a lot right, until they get co-opted by Liberals and govern like Independents (moderates.)

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Crooner November 6, 2012 at 12:51 pm

I actually voted for Anderson in 1980.

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SparkleCity November 6, 2012 at 3:12 pm

BigT

You still haven’t told us where the Independent Political party was being held.

I waited for an answer for two months and seems like you avoid even talking about where it was held.

Looks like we will have to wait for 2016…………

I’d post more but what is the point of wasting time on someone of your persuasion.

Think what you want, help yourself.

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Lawn Sharts November 5, 2012 at 11:08 pm

a Romney loss could accelerate the schism the Republican party needs. one of two things can happen as a result – we can get a viable and funded 3rd party, or libertarian roots can take hold of more of the party base/platform.

the dollar is going to take a big ole dump – why not let donkeys have that collar when it does? the case for limited gov’t cold never be clearer.

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BigT November 6, 2012 at 5:58 am

And a loss by Obama could save this country from the Crash and Burn it’s in…

Romney and Ryan can fix it. We should all be glad they are willing to clean up this mess Obama and the children he employed have made….

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smackhead racist womanbeater LOL November 6, 2012 at 8:58 am

smackhead racist womanbeater will says it so true: he dont give a fuck about anything but manipulating and distracting your weak and malleable minds, the end result of which is him putting money in his grubby pockets off your ignorance and helping to pimp frauds like nikki nookie, while pretending they havent been in cahoots all along. playing with your kids? more like swingers sex and smacking your bitch up. remember that one, its your theme song.

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Lance Riprock November 6, 2012 at 9:12 am

Gee, Dude, it’s a little early to hint, in such a delicate way, that Sic is no angel, ain’t it? You and Big T finish your coffee and come back later. Hmmm, or not.

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Roxy November 6, 2012 at 9:55 am

I can think of two very angry guys, hung like moths, that have no life… Hmmmm… SC Bad Boys Wesley and Joel…

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SparkleCity November 6, 2012 at 3:15 pm

Crooner:

So did I and would again!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Save us John Huntsman!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Flat tax/national sales tax in 2016!!!

10% flat tax & 10% national sales tax = FREEDOM!!!

Kiss my ass all tax lawyers & Block!!!

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