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(Guardian)   Author seeks repayment of 130-year-old debt concerning Mitt Romney's great-grandfather, who was described as "a mass of putrid pus and rotten goose pimples; a skunk, with the face of a baboon"   (guardian.co.uk ) divider line
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2012-08-28 08:52:17 AM  
>_>


-_-b
 
2012-08-28 08:53:12 AM  
Westley approves of this insult.
 
2012-08-28 08:53:46 AM  
Mormon Problems
 
2012-08-28 08:54:57 AM  
He's a mean one, Mr. Grinch...
 
2012-08-28 08:56:47 AM  
Something about fruit not falling far from the tree?
 
2012-08-28 08:58:22 AM  
The onslaught of propaganda is getting old quick.
 
2012-08-28 08:58:44 AM  
That's just like, your opinion man
 
2012-08-28 08:59:02 AM  
That would matter if debt was inherited. Given that it is not, author is just using this as a chance to insult someone he doesn't like.
 
2012-08-28 09:01:13 AM  
Romney should write him a check made out to the dead guy.
 
2012-08-28 09:02:22 AM  

david_gaithersburg: The onslaught of propaganda is getting old quick.


Its been old, why is one side trying to silence one side with slander or calling out character flaws that are ignored or get zero press?

This is why I see a backlash on the horizon for people who just seem to ignore what's really happening by limiting or mocking any opinion that's contrary to theirs.
 
2012-08-28 09:03:21 AM  

david_gaithersburg: The onslaught of propaganda is getting old quick.


Perhaps it wasn't such a good idea to nominate a man descended from "a mass of putrid pus and rotten goose pimples; a skunk, with the face of a baboon". Maybe next time you should go for quality of character instead of style.

/whar tax returns?
//whar?
 
2012-08-28 09:03:25 AM  

Great Janitor: That would matter if debt was inherited. Given that it is not, author is just using this as a chance to insult someone he doesn't like.


This. Some asshole tries to get me to pay for some newly discovered debt my grandpa had and I'll tell him to pound sand.
 
2012-08-28 09:03:56 AM  

steamingpile: Its been old, why is one side trying to silence one side with slander or calling out character flaws that are ignored or get zero press?

This is why I see a backlash on the horizon for people who just seem to ignore what's really happening by limiting or mocking any opinion that's contrary to theirs.



Ever hang on the politics tab? Is is pathetic
 
2012-08-28 09:05:11 AM  

Great Janitor: That would matter if debt was inherited. Given that it is not, author is just using this as a chance to insult someone he doesn't like.


But she's chosen a very reasonable rate of interest, compounded for 120 years - somewhere below 3%.

Can see why she's an author, not a businesswoman.
 
2012-08-28 09:05:21 AM  
An ancestor of mine did something bad once? That's nice.
 
2012-08-28 09:05:34 AM  

Aarontology: Romney should write him a check made out to the dead guy.


Good idea. Then it could be framed, and sold on ebay for more than face value.
 
2012-08-28 09:05:54 AM  
Yeah, I dont think you are gonna go anywhere with that.
 
2012-08-28 09:06:55 AM  
Just throwing this out there.....(since we had a list for Fartbongo...)

" Presidential Canduhdate Mitt "The Shiat" Romney, Romneyhood, Ritz Cracka, Willard the Republitard, El Jefe Acartonado, Mitt-Hit-The-Fan, Milli Vanilli Romni, Papaya Vagina, Romman & Roybin, R-Money, Bain in the Ass, Weather Vane, Mitt and the Magic Tones, Nacho Romney, Fancy Cheesebag, Mighty Mormon Power Ranger, Romneygeddon, Oven Mitt, Mitt-Or-Get-Off-The-Pot, MITTLER!, Retch-A-Sketch, Counterfeit Bits, Willardo "Mitones" Romniguez, Comrade Romnev, MegaRom, Mitt-Outta-Luck, The Knights Who Say Rom NE, White Lightning, Mittriffic, Robama Obamney, Multiple Choice Mitt, Roof Doggy Dog, The Job Cremator, Romnobongo "
 
2012-08-28 09:07:08 AM  
Romney, on the other hand, was described by one newspaper editor as "a mass of putrid pus and rotten goose pimples; a skunk, with the face of a baboon, the character of a louse, the breath of a buzzard and the record of a perjurer and common drunkard."

Citation required


Okay. Old newspapers could express their opinion a little more back then but there were still limits.

I read a lot of old newspaper articles and even the pedophile, nun murdering, tax dodger who got hung in the town square that morning was never referred to thusly. usually, they state one of the obvious things: public drunkenness, cheater, ect. They don't list all the deficiencies.
 
2012-08-28 09:07:51 AM  
simpsonswiki.net

Unimpressed
 
2012-08-28 09:08:06 AM  

vygramul: An ancestor of mine did something bad once? That's nice.


It's not like he owned slaves.
 
2012-08-28 09:09:12 AM  

Great Janitor: That would matter if debt was inherited. Given that it is not, author is just using this as a chance to insult someone he doesn't like.


THIS.

The debt died with Romney's deadbeat ancestor after he went on the lam in Olde Mexico, like an Olde School Gangsta Pimp.
 
2012-08-28 09:09:18 AM  
The point is Miles P Romney never bothered to repay my great-grandfather Flake the thousand dollars he owed him for posting his bail.

OMG, that's farking hilarious... wait a sec. Is this just another satire article?

*Used teh google to find out if The Onion managed to acquire The Guardian over the weekend, nope*

Bwahaha haha haha haha.

What's the full quote?

"a mass of putrid pus and rotten goose pimples; a skunk, with the face of a baboon, the character of a louse, the breath of a buzzard and the record of a perjurer and common drunkard."

Loved the perjurer bit, at least we now know Mitt comes by his lying honestly.
 
2012-08-28 09:09:31 AM  
Is this the thread to bring up Obama's father?
 
2012-08-28 09:09:38 AM  
FTA: Flake was a "deeply respected man", according to Freeman. Romney, on the other hand, was described by one newspaper editor as "a mass of putrid pus and rotten goose pimples; a skunk, with the face of a baboon, the character of a louse, the breath of a buzzard and the record of a perjurer and common drunkard."

So the author insists that her grandfather--though arrested for the same charges as Grandpa Romney--was a fine, upstanding, respectable citizen. But according to ONE newspaper editor, Romney was a jackhole and therefore Mitt should totally do the right thing and cut her a check for 25G. Sounds legit.
 
2012-08-28 09:09:46 AM  

ChipNASA: vygramul: An ancestor of mine did something bad once? That's nice.

It's not like he owned slaves.


Go far back enough you will find that one of your male ancestors raped a woman that begat your paternal line. You are a great-great-great-great etc grandchild of rape
 
2012-08-28 09:10:55 AM  
Mitt Romney's great grandfather has a 130-year-old outstanding debt, so the means Obama is the right and just Emperor of the Americas for life, and Paul Ryan has to be the pivot-man at the next DNC circle-jerk.

So vote Democrat.

/Did I do it right?
 
2012-08-28 09:11:23 AM  
His ancestor gave Romney's great grand-father a plate of corn muffins to paint his chicken coop, and he never did it.
 
2012-08-28 09:12:08 AM  

Aarontology: Romney should write him a check made out to the dead guy.


And then have the guy arrested for check fraud when he tries to cash it.
 
2012-08-28 09:12:26 AM  

cman: ChipNASA: vygramul: An ancestor of mine did something bad once? That's nice.

It's not like he owned slaves.

Go far back enough you will find that one of your male ancestors raped a woman that begat your paternal line. You are a great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grea t -great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-gre at-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great etc grandchild of rape


Well as long as it was legitimate rape. I mean you should have seen her loincloth. She was all like "OOOK UNNNK OOWWWKK" and asking for it and shiat.
 
2012-08-28 09:13:16 AM  

Great Janitor: That would matter if debt was inherited. Given that it is not, author is just using this as a chance to insult someone he doesn't like.


Not to mention it isn't a debt. If you put up money to get me out of jail, I don't owe you anything. If you loan me money so I can post my own bail, then I owe you money.
 
2012-08-28 09:14:15 AM  
"Distribute it to the Flakes of the world."

I'd call it Olympic class trolling, but so far only a couple of Fark's less intelligent rightards have bitten.
 
2012-08-28 09:14:38 AM  
At least he didn't call him a bat-fowling lart. That would call for an astute boxing of the ears.
 
2012-08-28 09:14:49 AM  
I loathe Romney, but I'm thinking that Judith's great-grandfather isn't the only Flake involved in this situation.

/See what I did?
//High-five!
 
2012-08-28 09:15:15 AM  
 
2012-08-28 09:15:38 AM  

MyRandomName: Is this the thread to bring up Obama's father?


The polygamist? No, according to the left he didn't happen. Obama was born of a virgin, like black jesus.
 
2012-08-28 09:16:09 AM  

Bullseyed: Not to mention it isn't a debt. If you put up money to get me out of jail, I don't owe you anything. If you loan me money so I can post my own bail, then I owe you money.


Sounds like somebody didn't show up at his hearing after his friend bailed him out. .
 
2012-08-28 09:16:10 AM  

stoli n coke: His ancestor gave Romney's great grand-father a plate of corn muffins to paint his chicken coop, and he never did it.


THOSE CORN MUFFINS WERE TERRIBLE!
 
2012-08-28 09:16:37 AM  

cman: ChipNASA: vygramul: An ancestor of mine did something bad once? That's nice.

It's not like he owned slaves.

Go far back enough you will find that one of your male ancestors raped a woman that begat your paternal line. You are a great-great-great-great etc grandchild of rape


Oohga boogah means no!
 
2012-08-28 09:17:15 AM  
"Because William Jordan Flake has about 15,000 descendants living at the moment...."


What the F**k???

I'm too tired right now to even try to figure out how that's possible. I guess if he had 6 wives who each bore 12 children and that repeated for a few generations it could happen.
 
2012-08-28 09:17:21 AM  
FTFA: Miles P Romney, she says, then fled to Mexico, where Mitt's father George was born


...so mitt is an anchor baby.
 
2012-08-28 09:17:44 AM  
Oh, even better..."I'm totally going to split it evenly among all the remaining ancestors. He can trust that I'll distribute it fairly."

What in the ever-loving fark is the point? You're not some descendent of a holocaust survivor that has just discovered that Mitt Romney is personally in possession of one of your family heirlooms because his nazi asshole ancestor stole it during a Gestapo raid. You're a retarded, money-grubbing coont. Especially since your reasoning is based on the fact that "he's rich so he can afford it." Fark you.
 
2012-08-28 09:17:57 AM  

ChipNASA: I mean you should have seen her loincloth. She was all like "OOOK UNNNK OOWWWKK" and asking for it and shiat.


OOK means OOK!
 
vpb [TotalFark]
2012-08-28 09:19:57 AM  

Great Janitor: That would matter if debt was inherited. Given that it is not, author is just using this as a chance to insult someone he doesn't like.


Yep. If there is a legal loophole that allows you to escape paying what you owe, who cares about morality?

At least it it gives us some insight into the cult upbringing that shaped Romney and his father.
 
2012-08-28 09:20:40 AM  
Putrid puss and rotten goose pimples? sounds more like the GOP than Rmoney himself. he's a decent looking guy. quite descent i tell you!
 
2012-08-28 09:20:56 AM  
I think the moral here is that everyone is dildos.
 
2012-08-28 09:21:20 AM  
'er... quite decent, i tell you!
 
2012-08-28 09:21:43 AM  

vpb: Great Janitor: That would matter if debt was inherited. Given that it is not, author is just using this as a chance to insult someone he doesn't like.

Yep. If there is a legal loophole that allows you to escape paying what you owe, who cares about morality?

At least it it gives us some insight into the cult upbringing that shaped Romney and his father.


Do you take every chance given to you to bash Romney?

Wow, man. I thought I was shallow; you however are a partisan hack
 
2012-08-28 09:21:50 AM  

Happy Hours: What the F**k??? I'm too tired right now to even try to figure out how that's possible. I guess if he had 6 wives who each bore 12 children and that repeated for a few generations it could happen.


Dude, these are strong-believing Saints. It's not only possible, it's not unusual in certain families. Here's one of them:

2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-08-28 09:21:51 AM  
I'm definitely not voting for him after this.
 
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