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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 3:31 pm    Post subject: CNN... just.... why? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 3:44 pm    Post subject: Re: CNN... just.... why? Reply with quote

Bigun wrote:
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Meh, massive GIF and no video? Blergh.
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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 4:09 pm    Post subject: Re: CNN... just.... why? Reply with quote

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Bigun wrote:
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Meh, massive GIF and no video? Blergh.


That's all there really is. If you want the video, use Google.... and people call Americans lazy.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 12:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doesn't sound like it's worth the trouble to click the link. :P
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 1:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/05/09/blacks-outvoted-whites-in-2012-the-first-time-on-record/

Blacks outvoted whites in 2012, the first time on record
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Washington (CNN) – A new Census Bureau report shows a higher percentage of African-Americans than whites voted in a presidential election for the first time in history last year during the matchup between President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney.

The report, released Wednesday, found that more than 66% of eligible blacks voted in the presidential contest. Only 64.1% of whites turned out to vote.



This marks the first time since 1968 that blacks turned out at a higher rate the whites.


More CNN awesomeness where the fourth sentence completely contradicts and ivalidates the title... unless I'm just being really dense.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 1:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I see a video. That's hilarious. The two newscasters are acting like they are talking to each other from different locations, one playing the "anchor" and the other playing the "field reporter", and they've got two different cameras covering them. But, from the cars passing in the background of the two shots, you can tell they are at the same location.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 1:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ratmonkey wrote:
More CNN awesomeness where the fourth sentence completely contradicts and ivalidates the title... unless I'm just being really dense.

I have no idea what you're referring to. I think you're confused.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 1:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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ratmonkey wrote:
More CNN awesomeness where the fourth sentence completely contradicts and ivalidates the title... unless I'm just being really dense.

I have no idea what you're referring to. I think you're confused.


Enlighten me.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 2:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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ratmonkey wrote:
More CNN awesomeness where the fourth sentence completely contradicts and ivalidates the title... unless I'm just being really dense.

I have no idea what you're referring to. I think you're confused.
Which is it. First time on record, or first time since '68.

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Blacks outvoted whites in 2012, the first time on record
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This marks the first time since 1968 that blacks turned out at a higher rate the whites.

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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 2:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ah, I see. Thank you.

Sorry, ratmonkey.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 1:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pjp wrote:
BoneKracker wrote:
ratmonkey wrote:
More CNN awesomeness where the fourth sentence completely contradicts and ivalidates the title... unless I'm just being really dense.

I have no idea what you're referring to. I think you're confused.
Which is it. First time on record, or first time since '68.

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Blacks outvoted whites in 2012, the first time on record
[...]
This marks the first time since 1968 that blacks turned out at a higher rate the whites.


makes sense if record keeping began in 68.

natural language is more ambiguous than logical languages. Logically the statement is correct even if nothing changed in 1968. However, the natural language suggests that something happened in 68.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1868
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 1:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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1868

Looks like the US needs a good defragging.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 2:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

:lol:
sikpuppy wrote:
flysideways wrote:
1868

Looks like the US needs a good defragging.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 11:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

juniper wrote:
makes sense if record keeping began in 68.

natural language is more ambiguous than logical languages. Logically the statement is correct even if nothing changed in 1968. However, the natural language suggests that something happened in 68.
Good catch. However, the opening sentence:
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A new Census Bureau report shows a higher percentage of African-Americans than whites voted in a presidential election for the first time in history

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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2013 12:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sikpuppy wrote:
flysideways wrote:
1868

Looks like the US needs a good defragging.

You're a funny guy.

Not like a clown or anything, just funny.
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