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Old 08-05-09, 11:11 AM
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by CRM114
I don't think kids need to know the minutiae of the CW that Ken Burns gets into in the series. Sure, if they want to explore it, that's fine. Roots really gave context to slavery that people never bothered to gather.
Oh, I agree that Roots should probably be viewed before The Civil War.
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

who's the old guy?
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Let's start with the ones people will gripe about, deemed "incorrect"
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by Thor Simpson
I'll add that scoring this question was a big fat pain in the butt and I considered never asking it. But I felt an obligation to my country.

For reference, here is the chart I will be using to score FY2009.
http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=711


If you believe your answer is correct and I have scored it wrong based on the budget, you will be required to send me a link to a reliable page that shows a deficit greater than 3 billion, posted after the conclusion of FY2009.
So, states in the first column over $3 billion?
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by The Bus
Did classicman attend?
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

The following were incorrect, with a FY2009 Budget deficit less than 3 billion.

the big train: Cantwell (WA)
orangecrush18: Chambliss (GA)

Feinstein: (WI)
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PeMo: Norm Coleman (MN)
JasonF: Sherrod Brown
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by orangecrush
So, states in the first column over $3 billion?
Should be third column.
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Uh... Feinstein is in CA.
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Washington is 3.6 billion on that website.
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by Venusian
who's the old guy?
From left to right:

Me (Tracer Bullet)
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Originally Posted by The Bus
Uh... Feinstein is in CA.
I guess they meant Feingold.
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by Tracer Bullet
From left to right:

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Vibiana looks less "butch" than I pictured her.
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by Thor Simpson
Feinstein: (WI)
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Feinstein != Feingold
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Tracer Bullet was brilliant enough to call out our current President, a unique reverse sheep answer, whose state DID have a large enough deficit.
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Unfortunately, Obama failed to vote on that one.
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by CRM114
Washington is 3.6 billion on that website.


They're 1.3
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by CRM114
Washington is 3.6 billion on that website.
Washington


$1.3 billion


$1.3 billion
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

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They're 1.3
What table and column are we using?

EDIT: Table 3? I see it now. Economics...meh.
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

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Unfortunately, Obama failed to vote on that one.
True.
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Originally Posted by CRM114
Washington is 3.6 billion on that website.
That is FY2010 not FY2009
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Originally Posted by Thor Simpson
Unfortunately, Obama failed to vote on that one.
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LI...n=2&vote=00008

Ahem.
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How old is Marty888?
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Re: Poli Sheep 105: Fair & Balanced Vanity Edition, w/ SheepMates and Land Mines

Let's look at a matching answer, shall we?

Barbara Boxer (CA) is a correct answer.

Good for +5 points for...

Damfino
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