Comments on: Why we can’t stop watching the stupid presidential debates http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/2012/09/28/why-we-cant-stop-watching-the-stupid-presidential-debates/ Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:54:39 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Questionable7 http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/2012/09/28/why-we-cant-stop-watching-the-stupid-presidential-debates/#comment-9736 Tue, 02 Oct 2012 04:34:00 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/?p=1230#comment-9736 Did someone say FREE WORLD?! LOL what planet are you from. In a country run by INSANE PEOPLE with their crazy secret societies, i think not. Look at your central bank, says federal but is completely a privately operating institution. Your country has the ability to issue its own currency (interest/debt free) mind you, like the constitution says, yet you rather pay interest on money created mostly out of thin air. JFK tried to do it, he also spoke a lot of good speeches but look what happened. Think about it, maybe you will break out of your brainwashed state of mind thanks to your biased media owned and filtered by the few. Think about it, check it out yourself.

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By: USHistoryMan http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/2012/09/28/why-we-cant-stop-watching-the-stupid-presidential-debates/#comment-9727 Mon, 01 Oct 2012 19:43:45 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/?p=1230#comment-9727 The suggestion to watch with the sound off is an excellent one. Watching actors in movies or on TV allows you to concentrate on facial expressions, movement, posture, without the distraction of the writer’s words and the actor’s voice. You can’t judge the film or the program in its entirety this way, but you can judge the actors. Of course, it might not be the best way to pick the Leader of the Free World.

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By: NBE http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/2012/09/28/why-we-cant-stop-watching-the-stupid-presidential-debates/#comment-9660 Sat, 29 Sep 2012 18:53:07 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/?p=1230#comment-9660 If you are undecided between Obama and Romney, I can see a reason to watch the debates. But if you know for certain whom you are voting for, or, as in my own case, voting against, why watch? I’m old, I remember a lot of debates, but not one that didn’t leave me cringing. And that was long ago, when life was more formal, manners were important, even the appearance of manners was important—all quaint by today’s free-for-all atmospherics.

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By: Darthen http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/2012/09/28/why-we-cant-stop-watching-the-stupid-presidential-debates/#comment-9659 Sat, 29 Sep 2012 16:36:48 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/?p=1230#comment-9659 I haven’t watched one of these in years, but I may check in on this one just to see if I can figure out Romney’s actual positions on anything.

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By: ChrisHerz http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/2012/09/28/why-we-cant-stop-watching-the-stupid-presidential-debates/#comment-9658 Sat, 29 Sep 2012 13:20:24 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/?p=1230#comment-9658 These debates were once upon a time moderated by the League of Women Voters. Today they are run by a corporate entity owned jointly by the Republican and Democractic Parties. I have not watched them for many years.
I make money by “shorting” based on American politics; and the way to do this is to watch the candidates carefully as to whom they pick for official position; or perhaps what they in private to favored donors. It’s not hard and I am surprised more journalists do not do it.

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By: MIKEROL http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/2012/09/28/why-we-cant-stop-watching-the-stupid-presidential-debates/#comment-9638 Sat, 29 Sep 2012 01:06:01 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/?p=1230#comment-9638 Very nice piece. Sine I am can’t stand either candidate and am voting for Jerry White of the Socialist Equality Party
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2012/sep201 2/nova-s28.shtml

SEP presidential campaign comes to Virginia
www.wsws.org
Supporters of the Socialist Equality Party and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality campaigned in northern Virginia for a meeting Thursday with presidential candidate Jerry White.

I will remain nicely unintegrated until all the moguls get a French Haircut

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/201 2/09/28-0

France’s ‘Toughest’ Budget: Super Tax on the Super Rich
www.commondreams.org
France unveiled on Friday what it describes as its toughest budget ever, which includes a 75% tax on millionaires in an attempt to tackle its

Very nice piece though, lover you anthro-cribbin!

http://analytic-comments.blogspot.com/20 12/08/the-circumcision-debate-links-and. html

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By: johncabell http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/2012/09/28/why-we-cant-stop-watching-the-stupid-presidential-debates/#comment-9635 Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:44:16 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/?p=1230#comment-9635 Reagan destroyed Carter
Bush destroyed Dukakis

I’d say these two changed things.

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