This message is for John Hammer. I was reading the story by your dad: Remembering the Gifts You Never Got, second page, Dec. 22, Rhino Times. And, man, I’m just boohooing. It’s a wonderful story. I read it every year. I appreciate that you keep running that story. And a different topic. Democrats refuse to appeal HB2. I’m a Democrat, but some of that certainly is true. It’s a total mess, and somewhat unnecessary. Anyway, thank you, sir, for your newspaper. On occasion I agree with your politics, but I look for it every year to read this story about your dad. But what a real, real, real Christian: splitting the gifts and everything else 50/50.

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Christmas Eve, just got in. Channel 2 has a – I’ll call back.

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With Barack Obama giving Iran the money that he did, and turning his back on Israel with about 30 days to go in office, and this is the man that the Democrat Party, I think, is going to try to rally behind to try to bring the party back together. I’m 81 years old, and I don’t believe there will ever be another Democrat Party in as long as they got him leading them. I was a Democrat at one time, but I switched over several years ago, because I realized I don’t believe what they believe. But without a doubt, Barack Obama at heart is a Muslim.

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I have several pet peeves, although not as many as Mr. Card. He’s always interesting. But the sinkhole is a specific geologic term of what happens with Karst topography, mainly in Florida, and some places in Israel around the Dead Sea. When a sewer line breaks, or a water pipe breaks, that’s a washout.

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Yes, this is to the caller who called in and said I backed the wrong candidate. I beg your pardon. I backed the winning candidate, you fool, you marshmallow creampuff fool.

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John Kerry indignantly exclaims that Israel can be either democratic or Jewish, but not both. If I were a Jew, I know what I would choose. Should I lose the defining character of my race’s small home country to the altar of PC democracy? Why? So we can be overwhelmed by Muslims who hate us and who will destroy us?  No thanks. If you are capable of thinking for yourself, ask this question. What is so great about democracy anyway? Democracy is but a mechanism, a means, not an end. The only redeeming aspect of democracy is that it is the least inimical mechanism to liberty. Liberty is the destination, democracy is just the least dangerous road to get there. Democracy gave us Adolf Hitler, Salvador Allende and the supposedly divine pre-war Japanese government that committed Pearl Harbor. Freedom trumps democracy because individual freedom is the eternal goal, which is just a necessary but not sufficient requirement for human happiness. Without it we have no hope of happiness. In the words of William Wallace: Freedom, freedom. Just sign me off as An Independent Thinker.

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This one is too good to keep. It’s Dec. 26, and Fox 8 News, High Point, put a segment on where the great Barack Hussein Obama said to somebody, I don’t know who it was, that he wasn’t allowed to run for a third term, but he believed if he could have run for a third term, he could have won. Yesterday, I saw on the news where 1,030 Democrats have lost their position since he’s been in – 1,030. You talk about living in a fantasy world. He is in it.

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I could have run for a third term. What kind of egotistical maniac do we have as a president? I mean, get for real. And I hope when Donald Trump gets in there, I hope he takes this thing where they keep getting reelected as senator and congressman and put in term limits, because I’m getting tired of all of these people – I’m sorry. You volunteer to get in the office. So why should you get paid all this severance pay or all this retirement stuff? You’re volunteering. You don’t like it, don’t run. That’s how we should save a lot of money right there.

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In the past eight years, there’s been 4,000 black people murdered in Chicago by 4,000 black people. So there is 8,000 lives that are gone: 4,000 that are dead, 4,000 that are in prison or awaiting sentencing. So, you know what I say, keep buying that rap music and continue to do what is in the lyrics. Because we all know when you get locked up and put in prison, the rap artists are going to be there to pay for you an attorney and get you out of trouble, right? No, they sit back and count their millions while you do hard time because you decide to buy their music and do what it said in the song. Real smart, huh? Real smart. Just keep buying it. Keep doing what it says. OK, just keep doing it. Thank you.

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I strongly suspect that Donald Trump’s first name was originally Damien. Peace and love.

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I’d like to make a comment about Barry Hussein Obama. Barry, just go away. We don’t want to hear you get on television and tell everybody if you could run for a third term, that you would beat Trump. In fact, if you recall, you just made a statement that Hillary Clinton was running on your policies. So, apparently, America rejected your policies. We rejected about everything about you for the last eight years. And we’ll be glad to get rid of you. The sooner you’re gone, the better off America will be. And so will Israel, you absolutely disgraceful individual. Israel depends on America, and God’s country is over there. We should be looking after her, but we see that Barry Hussein Obama has other plans.

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If you are elected to do the people’s business, then the people can elect to see your business. Thank you.

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Yes, Steely Dan Fan Man. Just as I predicted, Barack Obama thought he went out thinking he was the best in history talking about how if he had a third chance that he could beat Trump. And I don’t believe that for one minute. And if y’all can hear this music in the background, this is Mark Knopfler. He’s the voice and guitar of Dire Straits. He’s my favorite musician. But, anyway, you know, Obama wouldn’t of had a chance. He wouldn’t of had a chance any more than Hillary Clinton. All right. Bye.

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I just want to thank the Democratic Party, and the people who voted Democrat, and the people that helped put Barack Obama in office in 2008, and then again in 2012. I just want to extend a big thank you to you for that. And the reason I would like to do that is, because in the eight years that this man was our president the Democrats lost a total of 1,042 seats: House, Senate, governorships, city council, county commission, all across the country, they lost 1,042 seats. So the Democrats gave the Republicans the majority in the House and Senate by electing Barack Obama. And now they gave us Donald Trump. So, thank you very much, Democrats, for a job well done. Please, please, please keep up the good work. Thank you.

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Obama and the Clintons have destroyed the grand party of the South, the Democratic Party, the party of my forefathers is at its lowest point in 100 years. And I don’t think it will ever recover. And what’s more, Donald Trump is what this country needs. Donald Trump is going to succeed, and the Democrats won’t have an answer for it. That is how detached the Democrat Party has become. I support our president. Our nation needs it.

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I notice in The Sound of the Beep, there are more people …

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I was reading in The Sound of the Beep that more people are complaining about people running red lights in our state. We were in Virginia last month. Every stoplight had cameras. People don’t run the lights like they do here. And, also, you had to have an ID to vote in Virginia this year. Interesting.

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Sitting here watching Obama – Barack Hussein Obama, excuse me – telling everybody how they’re going to deal with Russia interfering in our elections is an absolute unbelievable disgrace. That fool spent $370,000 of taxpayers’ money, and some of his left-wing cronies in Israel trying to interrupt election in Israel and getting Netanyahu taken out, I assume for this very purpose that they’re doing today. They could have gotten another left-wing fool, about like him, in Israel and then just rammed right over Israel with this bill that they’re trying to pass and getting censure at the UN. He is an absolute total disgrace, and the biggest liar that’s ever been in the White House …

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Hi. I’m calling in regards to the Israel situation. I think that it’s a shame that President Obama is going to the extent that he’s going to to mess with Israel. How dare he do that? I think that this is very dirty of him in his last days in office to mess with Israel. American people stand with Israel arm in arm, shoulder to shoulder, hand in hand. We stand with Israel. And, Obama, how dare you to do this to American people? I think that it’s a shame. Congress needs to step in and do something before Obama does something stupid. They need to block him and everything that he does. I think that this is dirty. Donald Trump needs to step in – somebody needs to stop Obama before this man does something bad.

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Hello. I’m calling about Israel. Would somebody, please, tell John Kerry that they sell ChapStick at every convenience store, and he needs to buy him some, that he’s very – he’s got the money. His wife, you know, she’s from Heinz Ketchup, you know? She’s part owner of Heinz Ketchup. And he gets a big paycheck. He’s secretary of state. He’s been around the world just about flying around doing nothing. And would somebody, please, tell him that ChapStick is like $1.39. That’s the cheapest kind. He needs to hush up about Israel. Israel has done nothing to America but try to help America. And I think that John Kerry needs to hush up, pack his stuff, get ready and get out.

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Hello, Rhino nation. Hello, Reid. I’m going here and thinking. I hope everybody had a great holiday season. I understand there’s a great success from these food drives. And God bless everybody that contributed. Just food for thought, hypothetical question, why doesn’t somebody have a toilet paper drive? Because toilet paper costs a lot. So, if you feed people, you know they’re going to need toilet paper. And if you’ve priced it lately, it’s expensive. Just a thought. Happy new year to everybody. Love y’all. Bye.

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Good morning, Beep. Good rainy Thursday morning. You know, John Kerry and Barack Obama and Maxine Waters are just class acts. They’re just classy, classy people. You Democrats really ought to be proud of what you got representing you at this point. Good day.

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Yeah, I just heard on Rush 94.5 that the Rockettes did not want to perform at Trump’s swearing in, or whatever. I got a question. I’ve never seen the Rockettes at a swearing in dinner, at a party or anything in the past for a president, number one. Number two, I really don’t want to see that type of crud at the swearing in. I want them to bring the people in, have the swearing. Maybe it will be a presidential parade or something. I don’t know what it’s going to be at, but personally I’ve got tickets for all the events. I hope I don’t have to watch that crud.

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Yeah, I know by the time y’all read this it will be new year’s and things might be different. But I’m starting to wonder. If Obama is not trying – you know, there is a law – let me back up here. There is a law that states if we are at a time of war, whatever the current president is can stay in office. I’m starting to wonder if Obama is not trying to start something with Russia just so he can stay in office past his deadline. It sounds crazy, but think about it. Anything Obama does right now in the two weeks – in the next couple of weeks, basically, is kind of stupid. Number one, is Trump is going to get in there and reverse anything he does? So, I don’t even know – every president in the past that I’ve been alive to see anything from Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, a couple of other presidents, I always remembered that the last couple of months of the election, they were in process of cleaning the White House out, getting their stuff together …

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Why is there no Section 8 housing in Irving Park, Sedgefield, Grandover, Guilford College, the Friendly Avenue area. Why is there no Section 8 housing there? Poor people deserve the right to live in an area that is safe. Why is Section 8 housing always in bad areas? People need to get their nose out of the air and realize that poor people can be good neighbors, too. Just because they don’t have money doesn’t make them bad people. So why don’t we put Section 8 housing in every area of town, and every neighborhood, and every community? Greensboro would be a good place to start. Thank you.

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In this new year, I think we need to start recognizing the real heroes of our country. They’re on the front line over there in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria – soldiers that are fighting for our freedom. That’s our real heroes. The soldiers that went to Vietnam, Korea, World War II, that’s our real heroes, not the media-made, self-proclaimed, pat-yourself-on-the-back hero like we hear about all the time that we’re all sick of. But the real heroes, the ones overseas fighting for our freedom, that’s the ones we need to remember. These people actually put their life on the line 24/7.

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You know what? A lot of the veterans are leaving their Christmas ornaments up until Feb. 10. And one reason why is, we don’t get back sometimes until after Christmas is over. Like I just now got back, and Christmas has been over now for a couple of days. But it’s a plus to it. You find all the Christmas stuff is marked down. You can get some great deals at the Dollar Tree and Wal-Mart and everywhere else on Christmas wrapping paper, Christmas ornaments for the trees, and the actual real nice artificial tree that I got. It has the tree lights already set in it. It will go all white, or it will go do multicolor, or it will just flash at random.

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Good morning, Beep. You go to Mr. Webster’s Dictionary. Look up the words petty. Look up the words vindictive and petty, you’ll see pictures of Obama and his minions. He has put us in harm’s way at the last minute. Thank you.

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Hey. Here’s an idea for law enforcement to deal with all the rioters that we’re going to have next month. If it’s winter, never mind all the rubber bullets and stun grenades and all that, just get a firetruck and soak them down pretty well with water, and they’re not going to want to do anything but go somewhere and dry off and get warm. Not only that, you can put dye in the water so that later on the cops will be able to know who was in the riot and who wasn’t, simply by looking at the dye. It’s just an idea, but I guarantee you, nothing will take the rage out of a rioter like a cold shower. Happy new year.

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Without a doubt, the funeral homes in Chicago, Illinois, is putting the city council people in. They just showed on Fox News this year, and we still got two nights to go, this is Friday, Dec. 30, 750 people killed in Chicago this year. That is absolutely ridiculous. If they would get together and pass a law that if you are caught with any type of gun on you out on the street, and you don’t have a permit, you automatically get two years in prison. Now, they’d have to lock up a few of them, but when they started missing people around there, they’d soon learn don’t get no gun and go out on the street. If you want to beat up on somebody, just do it with your fists. The people of Chicago that’s running the city is directly responsible, even though somebody else is pulling the trigger.

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Yeah, Steely Dan Fan Man. It’s funny how after the election is over the Bambi starts touting all the things that he did that he didn’t do, and how he could have beat Trump if they had been in an election together, which he wouldn’t have, because just by virtue of the fact that we didn’t elect Hillary, so we wouldn’t have elected Obama in there. But, you know, it’s funny how they do this after the fact. It’s like if we’re not going to accept we lost and all that, you know, it’s outrageous. It’s completely outrageous from people who thought they were going to win, and they should have known they were going to lose.

 

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