Posts by Crusher138

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  • Apple disses Trump, because of course they should

    06/22/2016 10:03:49 AM PDT · 45 of 55
    Crusher138 to bicyclerepair
    Try changing your battery you iphone users!

    My iPhone is used every day.

    My iPhone is 4 years old.

    My iPhone can go 2 days without being charged. It has been as long a 4 days on standby with no problem.

    My Droid phone died at about 3:00pm everyday, necessitating me to swap batteries. I actually had two chargers and four batteries between home and work.

    Ya'll can place and twist your Droid phones. I've had both. iPhones are better.

    That doesn't mean I support Apple's politics...it just means they build a better phone.

  • Loretta Lynch: ‘Most effective’ response to Islamic terrorism ‘is love’

    06/21/2016 2:42:00 PM PDT · 18 of 158
    Crusher138 to rdl6989

    J Geils band...

    LOVE STINKS!

  • 'Star Trek' Actor Anton Yelchin Killed by Own Car at Age 27

    06/21/2016 6:07:08 AM PDT · 82 of 84
    Crusher138 to max americana

    Yep...they weren’t too impressed with Slate Street, I heard...

  • BREAKING: Obama Admin. Releases Unredacted Orlando 911 Call After Outcry

    06/20/2016 2:37:59 PM PDT · 131 of 216
    Crusher138 to M. Thatcher

    Do we really have to have 75 or so geniuses who all think they were the first one to notice that they translated “Allah” as “God”?

    Can’t ya’ll read just a few posts before jumping in?

    Sheesh!

  • 'Star Trek' Actor Anton Yelchin Killed by Own Car at Age 27

    06/19/2016 9:36:38 PM PDT · 73 of 84
    Crusher138 to max americana

    Fright Night was filmed in my neighborhood. Very nice guy. My son and his friends say that he was very genuine.

  • Politico: Richard Armitage Will Vote for Hillary Over Trump

    06/16/2016 4:04:31 PM PDT · 51 of 78
    Crusher138 to cotton1706

    “Trump isn’t a Republican so I am going to vote for the candidate who REALLY isn’t a Republican.”

    Oooooh-kaaaaay

  • Sheriff: Body of boy attacked by gator found at Disney

    06/15/2016 3:21:43 PM PDT · 39 of 95
    Crusher138 to Crusher138

    anybody = any body of water

  • Sheriff: Body of boy attacked by gator found at Disney

    06/15/2016 3:18:37 PM PDT · 36 of 95
    Crusher138 to bgill
    Why would there be alligators in a Disney-made lagoon?

    In Florida there are gators in anybody large enough to support a gator.

    My neighbors found a gator in their pool. They were over 100 yards from then nearest body of water that could support a gator.

    Not too long ago the manager of a Miami Subs restaurant on Federal Highway in Pompano Beach found a gator in their kitchen. It was almost 6' long. It came up through a 6" diameter drain.

  • Orlando Attack Is Nothing Compared to What Is Coming

    06/15/2016 1:28:48 PM PDT · 113 of 116
    Crusher138 to Mr. Mojo

    My only problem with this is - why haven’t they done it already? By “it” I mean a large, coordinated terror attack involving multiple targets and infrastructure.

    Have we infiltrated them to such a degree that they are unable to commit such an attack? Doubtful.

    Are they so few in number and so incompetent that they just haven’t been able to do it yet? Maybe.

    Our current situation leaves us with two alternatives:

    1. They can’t pull off a big operation
    2. They can pull off a big operation, but haven’t yet

    Option 1 is obviously the better of the two, but the least likely. Our best option in this scenario is to spend our resources on continued surveillance and interdiction.

    Option 2 means they are just waiting for the right moment. If this is their current state, we need to focus on response readiness - both as a government and as individuals.

  • Orlando Nightclub Gunman Scouted Walt Disney World as Potential Target: Source

    06/13/2016 2:24:16 PM PDT · 31 of 35
    Crusher138 to Lisbon1940

    I had friends on the Zoo Crew. A lot of characters are women under the costume. Generally not gay. There were some guys, but the heat is brutal and the guys I knew that were Zoo Crew were pretty tough.

  • Donald Trump's Business Plan Left a Trail of Unpaid Bills (WSJ-RINO Hit Piece)

    06/10/2016 8:00:08 AM PDT · 24 of 58
    Crusher138 to Cyberman

    I am on the board of our Public Improvement District. We have about a $1 million annual budget.

    We got a list of properties that haven’t paid their assessment (it is part of their property tax) and there were 6 pages of single space properties that were delinquent. Some were delinquent as many as 5 years!

    Upon closer inspection, I determined that nearly all of the properties were owned by banks or developers.

    When I inquired about this I was told it was common practice for banks and developers to not pay their property taxes until the property is sold. At that point the delinquencies are just added to the sale price of the home!

    I was told that tracking and paying taxes on all of the properties these developers own would cost much more than any penalties they incur.

  • Hillary, I agree, "Trump's idea of making America great again, means taking America backwards."

    06/08/2016 2:11:08 PM PDT · 32 of 130
    Crusher138 to nikos1121

    There is some stuff in the past that we don’t need to revisit:

    1. We polluted our air and rivers horribly. We might have gone too far with current clean air restrictions, but our rivers and lakes were really bad for a while there.

    2. There was racial discrimination. Again, we have gone too far into Affirmative Action land, but America wasn’t a great place to live for a lot of blacks in the 1950’s.

    I, in no way, wish to revisit the above circumstances. With those two additions (or corrections) I heartily agree with your list.

  • Vanity: Suggestions for a high-performance business laptop?

    06/08/2016 2:02:41 PM PDT · 35 of 48
    Crusher138 to Westbrook

    I use VMWare Fusion for the same thing.

    Fusion actually has three modes:

    1. You can run Windows full screen and not see OSX at all
    2. You can run Windows in a Window. I use this with dual monitors - I run Windows on one monitor and OSX on the other.
    3. You can run Windows in Unity mode. In this mode Windows programs appear as icons in OSX and all of the Windows stuff is in the background.

    Peripherals are seamlessly shared between operating systems. You can reconfigure the Windows side to use more or less RAM, more or fewer cores, and even adjust the hard drive space used. I can even drag and drop from one operating system to the other.

    I have discovered that Windows runs very fast on Macs. I still need a Windows box to run one specialized t-shirt printer, but we have migrated all of our other computers to Macs with Windows available under Fusion “just in case”.

  • Vanity: Suggestions for a high-performance business laptop?

    06/08/2016 12:38:23 PM PDT · 31 of 48
    Crusher138 to Westbrook

    When I configured the HP to the same specs as my wife’s new Macbook Pro the price was almost identical.

    Two differences - my wife got the 1 TB drive and the best the HP could do was 512 GB and the HP has a 14” screen compared to the Macbook Pro 13” screen.

  • Vanity: Suggestions for a high-performance business laptop?

    06/08/2016 12:32:20 PM PDT · 30 of 48
    Crusher138 to freedumb2003

    Just bought the wife a 13” Retina Display Macbook Pro, loaded (16GB RAM, 1TB Fusion drive).

    I am in the middle of installing VMWare Fusion and will migrate her old Windows 7 laptop to it. She will then be able to run her digitizing software (Windows only) at the same time as OS X, where she has everything else.

    This is easily the fastest laptop I have ever worked with. There is something cool about being able to close a laptop and open it hours later (or days) and have it be instantly exactly where you left it.

    I spent way too much on it, but it was part of a lease package. Apple has a GREAT leasing promotion going on. I am getting well over $10,000 worth of equipment for $209 per month, 36 months, with a $235 buy out at the end.

  • MegynKelly Caught Lying About Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s La Raza Membership to Bash Donald Trump (trunc)

    06/03/2016 2:37:29 PM PDT · 34 of 53
    Crusher138 to x

    So if there were a law association that called themselves “The South Chicago Black Panthers Legal Association” we would buy that they were not affiliated with the Black Panthers just because they say so? Really?

  • Turns Out Trump Has Always Liked Susana Martinez

    06/03/2016 9:21:30 AM PDT · 46 of 58
    Crusher138 to entropy12
    Medicare is a federal program. Governor of any state has little or no control over who gets it.

    In my conservative viewpoint, a Governor lowers the number of people on medicade/medicare and food stamps by bettering the economic conditions of the state. For a primer on how to do this look to Indiana.

    She has not significantly lowered taxes nor improved the environment of the state for business.

    She could have fought for Right To Work, but didn't. She could have fought to change our taxation system from a business unfriendly Gross Receipts Tax basis to a more business friendly Sales Tax basis, but didn't.

    Seems she spent most of her energy on education issues, which while pressing, are mostly the result of socio-economic realities that no governor will be able to change. Plus, no matter how good she did on that issue she would never be credited with any gains. See President Bush's No Child Left Behind for an example of unappreciated and denigrated effort.

  • Turns Out Trump Has Always Liked Susana Martinez

    06/03/2016 9:06:04 AM PDT · 44 of 58
    Crusher138 to RoosterRedux

    Since she is my Governor, a couple of thoughts:

    Here in NM we have over 50% of the population on Medicare or Medicade. I have not seen her take any steps to reduce this number.

    Here in NM we have over 21% of the population on Food Stamps. I have not seen her take any steps to reduce this number.

    One of her signature issues was repealing drivers licences for illegals. We have finally have a law that addresses the issue - sort of. They can still get drivers licences, but they look different than regular licences. Yay.

    She has not been a kickin’ ass and taking names kind of Governor.

    Then she STUPIDLY injects herself into national politics by STUPIDLY repudiating the candidate that is going to win the nomination. She compounds this STUPIDITY by snubbing the candidate when he visits her state.

    Trump, in classic Trump mode, repays like with like and rebukes her from the podium when visiting New Mexico.

    She then STUPIDLY mouths off about how offended she is.

    Governor Martinez is not a rocket scientist.

  • Richard Dreyfuss: Donald Trump a ‘Small-D***ed Pr**k’

    05/31/2016 3:16:28 PM PDT · 40 of 143
    Crusher138 to Senator Goldwater

    Mr. Dreyfuss is 5’5” according to Wikipedia...

  • Yeah, dead people are so voting in California

    05/27/2016 9:00:23 AM PDT · 20 of 32
    Crusher138 to fwdude

    I saw almost dead people voting in Florida.

    When I worked for a Rat Congresscritter I saw Rat operatives going to nursing homes and wheeling people who were mentally non-responsive to polling places - some that had been conveniently set up at the nursing home - and going into the booth with them to “help” them vote.

    Then there were the snow birds who insisted that since they paid taxes in New York and Florida they were entitled to vote in both places.

  • Trump reaches delegate number to clinch GOP nomination (Clinched!)

    05/26/2016 4:19:17 PM PDT · 287 of 325
    Crusher138 to vsEPAwarrior
    So am I in the right place?

    Welcome!

    There have been bloody wars here for the past few months, mostly between Cruz people and Trump people.

    I was one of the former.

    Jim Robinson - head honcho around these parts - didn't cotton to people bad mouthing Trump and his supporters so the Viking Kitty made many zot visits and many long time Freepers are no more.

    I have accepted defeat, put on my big boy pants, and am now supporting Trump. We have to stop the Hildebeast.

  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally Tuesday, May 24, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO @ 7PM MDT

    05/24/2016 12:17:52 PM PDT · 107 of 833
    Crusher138 to CedarDave

    The smell of roasting chilis is remarkably close to the smell of a certain illegal herb.

  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally Tuesday, May 24, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO @ 7PM MDT

    05/24/2016 10:20:56 AM PDT · 58 of 833
    Crusher138 to RayofHope
    glad to read that things have changed in Santa Fe.....

    Santa Fe itself has veered left into la-la land.

    The wife and I celebrated our anniversary up there recently and kept running into loony old people who dressed up as walking political posters and were virulently anti-Trump. They just walked around the Plaza area, yelling at the top of their lungs "Stop Trump!".

  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally Tuesday, May 24, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO @ 7PM MDT

    05/24/2016 10:14:16 AM PDT · 56 of 833
    Crusher138 to Seattle Conservative
    Any feelings/thoughts on how the doctor is doing down there against McCain?

    McCain is from the next state over, but from what I hear it is a microcosm of what is going on nationally - the establishment vs the upstart. The GOP-E seems to be circling the wagons to protect the McCainiac.

    I personally wouldn't be surprised to see him step down for health reasons. Might want to do that while there is a Republican governor.

  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally Tuesday, May 24, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO @ 7PM MDT

    05/24/2016 9:46:03 AM PDT · 45 of 833
    Crusher138 to RayofHope
    Another interesting tidbit, the New Mexico state legislature only meets for 60 days a year and 30 days on alternating years. They are only paid for their expenses and have been democratically controlled since time immemorial......

    In New Mexico the House is Republican and the Senate is Democrat. We have high hopes to have both houses under Republican control after the next election.

  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally Tuesday, May 24, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO @ 7PM MDT

    05/24/2016 9:34:33 AM PDT · 39 of 833
    Crusher138 to Theodore R.

    Rio Rancho is a city of about 90,000 just outside of Albuquerque.

    It has a colorful - if short - history. The city was founded on land fraud. If you have seen “Glengarry Glen Ross” you know about early Rio Rancho. In that movie they are selling rubes chunks of worthless desert land as retirement. The feds caught up with the real fraudsters and made them fulfill their promises of roads, schools, etc., and Rio Rancho was born.

    The feds must have liked what they saw because Rio Rancho became witness relocation central. We have the largest Italian American club west of the Mississippi. Our main highway is named after a former mayor who was in sanitation and labor relations in New Jersey before “moving” here.

    Now we are home to an Intel plant, an HP facility and several call centers. If you want to live in the Albuquerque area and want to be in the safest city in the state, with really excellent schools, you buy in Rio Rancho.

  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally Tuesday, May 24, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO @ 7PM MDT

    05/24/2016 9:25:52 AM PDT · 32 of 833
    Crusher138 to hoosiermama

    I live in Rio Rancho, just outside of Albuquerque.

    I run my own business and this is our busy season so I will have to miss it.

    Sounds like it is going to be a madhouse.

  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally Tuesday, May 24, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO @ 7PM MDT

    05/24/2016 8:23:05 AM PDT · 7 of 833
    Crusher138 to nikos1121

    Albuquerque elected a Republican mayor.

    Rio Rancho and Las Cruces - the second and third largest cities in the state - are Republican.

    New Mexico elected a Republican governor and has a Republican House of Representatives.

    There are some VERY blue areas - Santa Fe and Taos come to mind - but the state is not a lock for the Rats.

  • Black Panther Helps Marvel Bridge the Diversity Gap (Cast 90% Black- "Too Little Too Late?")

    05/18/2016 8:47:48 AM PDT · 34 of 35
    Crusher138 to ghosthost

    The Force Awakens is at a little over $2 billion.

    Only two movies are higher:

    Avatar at $2.78 billion

    Titanic at $2.2 billion

    Minions was at $1.16 billion

  • Obama Administration Set to Extend Overtime Pay to Millions

    05/17/2016 4:09:49 PM PDT · 25 of 29
    Crusher138 to Amendment10

    I have a theory.

    The Rats realize that the national debt is a problem.

    They also realize that cutting spending is political suicide (for them).

    The only way to fix the problem (in their minds) is to inflate us out of debt.

    Inflation is usually bad because historically prices go up and then - eventually - wages go up. There is much economic pain until the wages eventually catch up.

    They have discovered that if they can force wages to increase, they can do inflation without the pain. Wages will go up first and prices will follow. People won’t really be earning more, but most will be too stupid to figure that out.

    They get the political benefit of “raising” people’s wages AND can make inroads on the debt.

  • Microsoft Must Be Getting Desperate (V)

    05/17/2016 3:23:30 PM PDT · 101 of 121
    Crusher138 to TheNext

    Or you could get a Mac...

  • Paramedic stole James Gandolfini’s Rolex as he lay dying

    05/17/2016 11:29:44 AM PDT · 38 of 70
    Crusher138 to ChicagoConservative27

    I had a co-worker who “had a line on” Rolex’s that were so good you couldn’t tell them from the real thing. They had “supposedly” fake serial numbers and appeared by all common standards to be real. He sold them for $250.

    I never bought one, though I was tempted.

    I found out, years later, that they were real Rolex watches. A friend of his had stolen an entire shipment of Rolex’s and discovered, because of the serial numbers, that they were difficult to fence.

    The truth was discovered when one of the purchasers died and his heir, thinking that the watch was genuine, took it to a jeweler for cleaning and maintenance. The jeweler checked the Rolex against a database, discovered the property was stolen, and called the police. The heir had no idea where the watch came from, was able to prove he had inherited it, and so was not prosecuted, but the watch was confiscated.

  • United Methodist Church to respond to rumors that it is about to split over gay equality

    05/17/2016 11:01:09 AM PDT · 49 of 163
    Crusher138 to xzins

    I consider myself fairly well versed in the Bible, but could someone find for me where in the Bible it supports homosexual unions? I can find plenty to support heterosexual unions and a good amount of anti-homosexual verses, but I just can’t seem to find the verses that support homosexuality.

    I must have a defective Bible...

  • 10 Worst Things Happening in Schools…Really?!?

    05/16/2016 2:30:16 PM PDT · 5 of 17
    Crusher138 to BruceDeitrickPrice

    I do think education needs to be changed in some fundamental ways.

    My friends who have home schooled their children report that having flexible hours and allowing the children to choose the order of study works very well.

    I think homework is a lazy teacher’s crutch. If you can’t effectively teach a concept in an hour, sending them home with hours of “practice” isn’t going to make them any better. What is does do is give the children with supportive, interested parents a huge leg up. Kids that lack someone at home to help them become frustrated with school and are more likely to drop out early.

    I could go on and on, but all you really have to do is check out the school systems that are kicking our butt. Some are strict and long (mostly Asian countries), but some, like Finland, have taken on a much different approach with great success.

  • Hillary Pledges Open Borders, Levin Responds with Attack on Trump’s Tariffs

    05/15/2016 8:25:56 AM PDT · 90 of 133
    Crusher138 to Rockitz

    One of the saddest things for me this election cycle is the exposure of idiocy on the right. I have always know that there were stupid liberals, but a person on the right who doesn’t realize that by not supporting Trump they are helping Hillary to get elected is a whole new level of brain dead.

    While I didn’t always agree with them, I did generally accept that Levin, Beck, Medved, et al, had at least a valid, intellectually supportable view. No more. I will not listen to their crap. You know the left won’t listen to them. You would think that maybe in the interest of self-preservation they would dial back the #NeverTrump. Nope, too stupid to do even that.

    Sad, really...

  • Just How Divided Is the GOP Over Trump?

    05/10/2016 11:49:20 AM PDT · 45 of 51
    Crusher138 to Theophilus

    First of all, I was a Cruz guy and am not particularly enthusiastic about Trump.

    Secondly, you would have to be blind to not realize that Trump has struck a chord with a large chunk (but not majority) of the American people.

    A small, enthusiastic group can often prevail. Supposedly only about a third of the colonists were in favor of independence.

    There has NEVER been a President elected with broad appeal. We have had Presidents elected with less than 40% of the popular vote and 4 have been elected with over 60% of the popular vote. The vast majority of Presidential elections are within a couple of points of 50%. We have ALWAYS been a divided nation.

    Back to my point, ENTHUSIASM wins elections. I don’t remember anyone who was excited to vote for Dole, McCain or Romney. There are people out there now who just can’t wait to pull the lever for Trump. Not just to defeat Hillary (I’m in that camp), but because they like Trump and think he will make America great again.

    Don’t underestimate enthusiasm.

  • Just How Divided Is the GOP Over Trump?

    05/10/2016 8:55:15 AM PDT · 37 of 51
    Crusher138 to winoneforthegipper

    I have a theory...

    A candidate who people are voting FOR will always win.

    Our last two races were primarily anti-Obama. Few on the Republican side were really excited to vote for McCain or Romney. Not because they weren’t conservative enough - an argument for another time - but because they were BORING! They were the vanilla pudding of politicians. While we may have disagreed with Obama, you have to admit he fired up a lot of people.

    This election the tables have turned. While there is some ginned-up enthusiasm for electing a woman president, I think many Democrats don’t want Hillary to be the FIRST woman president. The rank and file D’s are very tepid this time around.

    Prediction - enthusiasm wins - Trump in 2016.

  • Blogger Gary Welsh Dies In Apparent Suicide

    05/09/2016 12:23:48 PM PDT · 295 of 309
    Crusher138 to Eddie01

    Saw a lefty in Santa Fe selling buttons that said:

    Stop the
    tRump

    With a cartoon picture of a rump.

    They were further referring to Trump supporters as “Rump Lovers.”

    Isn’t that open and inclusive?

  • My Son Was Accepted to a College He Can’t Afford. Now What?

    05/03/2016 2:07:07 PM PDT · 88 of 153
    Crusher138 to CGASMIA68
    USCG,USAF,USN,USA,USMC. In that order

    Like the order!

    I was accepted to the Air Force Academy and Annapolis, but chose to go to the Coast Guard Academy.

    Got injured and sent home, but I still brighten up when I hear "Semper Paratus"!

  • My Son Was Accepted to a College He Can’t Afford. Now What?

    05/03/2016 2:03:19 PM PDT · 84 of 153
    Crusher138 to SeekAndFind

    We moved to New Mexico when the boys were 8 and 13.

    New Mexico provides FREE tuition at a state university to residents. There are some conditions, but they are pretty easy to meet and keep.

    Great reason to move here.

    Anyway, one finished but has decided to go back for a more specialized degree. He has to pay for it and it will cost about $20K.

    My youngest is finishing his freshman year. Has received the state scholarship and Pell grants. He refuses to take out loans. After his brother’s educational escapade, he is much more focused and taking it more seriously.

  • Suit Accuses New York Times Executives of Bias (in age, race and gender)

    04/29/2016 3:25:08 PM PDT · 8 of 17
    Crusher138 to Billthedrill

    Hillary has huge negatives as well.

    Rasmussen has it at 38% vs 38% as of this morning.

    It is bad for Hillaty now. Debates would not work in her favor. She has potential health problems. Then there is always the email issue.

    We need a candidate that people can get excited about. I have come to the conclusion, much to my regret, that it can’t be Cruz. Say what you will about Trump, but he has fired up a lot of people. I haven’t seen anything like that on the Republican side since Reagan.

  • Eagles eating cat upsets nest viewers

    04/29/2016 8:27:36 AM PDT · 34 of 87
    Crusher138 to Wilderness Conservative

    An eagle tried to snatch my friend’s chihuahua.

    It swooped in, grabbed it, but misjudged the height of a nearby wall and smacked into it.

    Stunned, the eagle dropped the dog and flew off.

    Poor dog had really deep cuts in it’s back from the talons.

    Now it won’t go outside unless “Mom” comes with it.

  • Trump's foreign policy speech left experts puzzled or appalled

    04/28/2016 12:13:33 PM PDT · 85 of 123
    Crusher138 to SteveH

    Sorry, didn’t mean to come down so hard. Just annoys the crap out of me that we have to spend so much time and energy beating up on Republican candidates when that energy would be better spent ripping the REAL opposition!

  • Trump's foreign policy speech left experts puzzled or appalled

    04/28/2016 11:30:34 AM PDT · 26 of 123
    Crusher138 to SteveH
    Rob Barker - Author

    Has collaborated with Woodward on a book.

    Is a contributor to:

    ProPublica.org, The New York Times, Salon.com, ScientificAmerican.com, The AtlanticWire.com, CFO Magazine, The Fiscal Times, Business Insider, Bank Investment Consultant Magazine, US Banker Magazine, Columbia Magazine, Money Laundering Alert, The American Prospect, CBSNews.com, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, and Entrepreneurial Edge Magazine.

    A hard leftie who contributes to hard left toilet paper.

    Why would you post anything this jerk has to say? Are the anti-Trump Republicans SO threatened that they are embracing the hard left?

  • CNBC: Cruz will make major announcement at 4PM

    04/27/2016 10:54:22 AM PDT · 446 of 461
    Crusher138 to COUNTrecount

    I saw him say that standing at a podium.

    I like Ted...used to like him more...but he is becoming Nixon-like - stranger and stranger as time goes by...

  • CNBC: Cruz will make major announcement at 4PM

    04/27/2016 8:03:22 AM PDT · 276 of 461
    Crusher138 to COUNTrecount
    How much does Graham despise the gentleman from Texas? He’s stopped short of accusing Cruz of being the Zodiac Killer, but he’s made his disdain known several times, publicly.

    If you are justifying your argument by quoting Senator Leslie Grahamnesty you probably don't belong on FreeRepublic.

  • CNBC: Cruz will make major announcement at 4PM

    04/27/2016 7:38:20 AM PDT · 190 of 461
    Crusher138 to GreaterSwiss

    I have been a Ted Cruz supporter. I gave money to his campaign. I have defended him.

    This morning I heard a clip where Senator Cruz said,

    “Indiana, the eyes of the nation are upon you.”

    That, in a nutshell, is Senator Cruz’s problem.

    Who talks like that? It sounds like a politician. Such language may be appropriate for an inauguration address, but as a speech at a campaign rally, it rang false to my ears.

  • Ted Cruz, John Kasich join forces to stop Donald Trump

    04/25/2016 11:55:00 AM PDT · 332 of 347
    Crusher138 to Trump20162020

    I live in New Mexico, where the diarrhea duo have decided that Kaisich is to be the single on the ballot against Trump.

    I have been a Cruz supporter, but it looks like I will be voting for Trump.

    I will NOT cast a vote for the Idiot from Ohio.

  • PERSONAL COMPUTERS; CD-ROM for the Common Man [1989!]

    04/19/2016 2:07:22 PM PDT · 23 of 81
    Crusher138 to jonno

    My Tandy Model 100 had a built in blazing fast 300 baud modem.

    I brought it to meetings and used it to take notes. The Congress-critter I worked for gave me evil looks. He said it distracted everyone from what was being discussed.

    It worked for 20 hours on 4 AA batteries and had a 8 line by 40 character monochrome LCD display.

    Cost me right around $1000. Sold it 2 years later for $600. The guy tried to return it a week after he bought it because some of the keys stopped working. Worked fine when I sold it, so I told him sorry, I’m not Sears...

  • Vanity-Cruz could have dumped own gala mic to draw attention away from Col delegate cluster pluck!

    04/15/2016 2:14:45 PM PDT · 34 of 37
    Crusher138 to TheTimeOfMan
    People who worship another person are sick. I’m willing to discuss the pro and cons of each candidate. Both Trump and Cruz have pros and cons. I am most unwilling to act like some unreasoning, besotted, drooling, freak, worshiping Hitler at a NAZI party rally.

    Mega dittos.

    I prefer Cruz. Trump is more interesting, but interesting like a super-hot, crazy girlfriend.

    Even on Celebrity Apprentice there were times where, when The Donald gave his opinion, I would go "Where the hell did THAT come from?!" His campaign has been like that. Mostly okay, but with the occasional WTF?

    Anyway, I would still vote for either.