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Discussion in 'Politics & World News' started by Jim Mac, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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    http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/...-to-minorities-and-young-voters/?ref=politics

    So, who exactly is an 'outside special interest' and who is an American? :think:

     

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  2. dante

    dante Unabomber

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  3. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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    Oh, right. sorry. :D
     
  4. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Heard this on the radio this morning.

    The Republicans are still, very much, living in their own bubble/vacuum. If this election showed all of us hippies here in PaWN anything, we should all be ecstatic about this.
     
  5. pnj

    pnj Turbo Monkey till the fat lady sings

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  6. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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  7. Andyman_1970

    Andyman_1970 Turbo Monkey

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    As has been pointed out several times since the election on the Daily Show: the party that believes in self reliance, and taking responsiblity for your actions is currently doing everything but that.........
     
  8. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    More than just Romney throwing a hissy-fit.

    John Metz, Denny's Franchisee And Hurricane Grill & Wings Owner, Imposes Surcharge For Obamacare


    Purposely screwing over your employees who have jobs that are easily changed usually nets you really ****ty employees. Unless he is trying to become a Chic-fil-a type martyr my guess is that if he does this, the "free market" will bite him in the ass. That being said, seeing as though most of his customers are looking to get drunk and fat, or are hungover and fat they aren't likely to bite.
     
  9. dante

    dante Unabomber

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    You know what's funny? Liberals will get pissed off at him playing extreme right-wing politics and stop going. Conservatives won't want to pay the 5% surcharge and stop going. His employees will get pissed off that the 5% basically will be coming out of their tips, and quit.

    So he'll be left with no customers and no employees, and will have flushed several hundred grand in franchise fees down the toilet.

    Sounds like normal right-wing "fiscal conservatism" to me...
     
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    Westy the teste

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    I guess he doesn't expect people to realize that he increased prices to pay for costs he will have avoided by cutting employee hours.

    Seems like a great guy who realizes his workers are the face of his company and not just some commodity resource he has the right to despise like a necessary evil.
     
  11. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    From the surcharge standpoint, it's no different than what many SF restaurants did when the board of supervisors required healthcare coverage for ALL employees (not just full time). There was a couple of % surcharge added to bills. I, like many others, soon stopped going to those restaurants out of spite for the owners. After a certain point, a lot of the restaraunts pulled the surcharge and just increased prices slightly.

    I understand passing it along to the consumer, but adding it as a surcharge make me want to not go to those restaraunts.
     
  12. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Thank Jah that dummy did not win...
     
  13. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    The fact that it's Denny's is enough to keep me from going.
     
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    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    Some things are just a given.
     
  15. rockofullr

    rockofullr confused

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    Bro!!

    Sometimes you need pancakes and bacon at 2 in the morning.
     
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  16. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Just on the other side of the Ross Island bridge, bro.

     
  17. rockofullr

    rockofullr confused

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    Well aren't you just so special.
     
  18. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    if you get creative at denny's you can pretend you are eating here....at two in the morning
     
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  19. dante

    dante Unabomber

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    I love my little town....

    Besides, the pizza is WAY WAY WAY better. Closest thing I can get to a decent pizza out here.
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    not living in the northeast for decades...i don't know what good pizza is anymore....
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    some of those toppings have me scratching my head....must be a great white north thing..
     
  22. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    mittens clearly overestimated how many honkeys there are in america
     
  23. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    blinders/binders are beautiful.
     
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    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    Young uns...never heard of Moons of Myhammy?
     
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    dante Unabomber

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    I'm pretty sure that mac n cheese is their most popular pizza. And yes, it is as awesome as it sounds...
     
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    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    stevew unique white person

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    ewwwwwwww.....hipster cici's.
     
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    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    rockofullr confused

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    If you are talking about this...

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=moon over my hammy

    Then yes.

    If you are talking about some silly east coast food chain then no.
     
  30. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I don't think I could get drunk enough to mistake a Denny's for a Roscoes. :panic: