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  1. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    10 May '16 12:131 edit
    Loyal Opposition

    Definition: "a minority party especially in a legislative body whose opposition to the party in power is constructive, responsible, and bounded by loyalty to fundamental interests and principles <a well-fortified minority will tend to improve … legislative debate and can become a genuine loyal opposition — American State Legislatures>; specifically : the minority party in the British parliament —often used in the phrase His Majesty's loyal opposition." http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loyal%20opposition
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    10 May '16 12:20
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]Loyal Opposition

    Definition: "a minority party especially in a legislative body whose opposition to the party in power is constructive, responsible, and bounded by loyalty to fundamental interests and principles <a well-fortified minority will tend to improve … legislative debate and can become a genuine loyal opposition — American State Legi ...[text shortened]... pposition." http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loyal%20opposition
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    Comments:[/b]
    I've found that those in power often start muttering sinister laments about "formerly" or "supposedly" "loyal opposition" when they find themselves being criticized by their political opponents or when they are seeking to inhibit free debate.
  3. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    10 May '16 12:41
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]Loyal Opposition

    Definition: "a minority party especially in a legislative body whose opposition to the party in power is constructive, responsible, and bounded by loyalty to fundamental interests and principles <a well-fortified minority will tend to improve … legislative debate and can become a genuine loyal opposition — American State Legi ...[text shortened]... pposition." http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loyal%20opposition
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    Comments:[/b]
    Your comments?
  4. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    12 May '16 12:42
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Your comments?
    "We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies,
    I think the soul of America dies with it." ~Edward R. Murrow
  5. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    12 May '16 12:43
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    "We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies,
    I think the soul of America dies with it." ~Edward R. Murrow
    Again, 'your' comments?
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    13 May '16 00:56
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Again, 'your' comments?
    Ha!
    You imagine that Grampy Bobby has any original thoughts.
    Giggity.

    He's a cut-and-paste kind of listing machine - eventually he'll regurgitate the complete works of Shakespeare - he's got a huge farm of typewriters and chimpanzees that he's training right now.
  7. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    13 May '16 01:35
    Originally posted by orangutan
    Ha!
    You imagine that Grampy Bobby has any original thoughts.
    Giggity.

    He's a cut-and-paste kind of listing machine - eventually he'll regurgitate the complete works of Shakespeare - he's got a huge farm of typewriters and chimpanzees that he's training right now.
    If you have an original question, I'll provide an original answer.
  8. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    13 May '16 01:38
    Originally posted by orangutan
    Ha!
    You imagine that Grampy Bobby has any original thoughts.
    Giggity.

    He's a cut-and-paste kind of listing machine - eventually he'll regurgitate the complete works of Shakespeare - he's got a huge farm of typewriters and chimpanzees that he's training right now.
    Maybe he's really Edward R. Murrow.
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    13 May '16 03:08
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    If you have an original question, I'll provide an original answer.
    if jack helped you off a horse, would you help jack off a horse???
  10. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    13 May '16 11:141 edit
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    If you have an original question, I'll provide an original answer.
    Define original. Does a copy/paste post qualify as original?
  11. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    15 May '16 01:26
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Define original. Does a copy/paste post qualify as original?
    Why not?
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