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redcat

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Evaporating topic????
« on: August 27, 2009, 11:13:41 AM »
It seems a topic has evaporated overnite with no explanation.
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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2009, 11:55:40 AM »
For a while, years ago, I lived with a very right-wing Rebuplican.  I never quite understood why we were such good friends.  years later, I realized that whever a controversial topic came up and we were about to kill each other, he would roll a huge joint (? !) and I would turn on the TV.  I think it's often neccessary to decide if it's more important to be right, or be fiends. 
I find myself wishing more people and politicians would decide to be Americans rather than to be "right".  There are plenty of other places to throw doody, so in this particular case, i don't mind the judicious use of a ray gun.
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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2009, 12:07:47 PM »
I think it's often neccessary to decide if it's more important to be right, or be fiends. 

Amen.

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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2009, 01:08:25 PM »
For a while, years ago, I lived with a very right-wing Rebuplican.  I never quite understood why we were such good friends.  years later, I realized that whever a controversial topic came up and we were about to kill each other, he would roll a huge joint (? !) and I would turn on the TV.  I think it's often neccessary to decide if it's more important to be right, or be fiends. 
I find myself wishing more people and politicians would decide to be Americans rather than to be "right".  There are plenty of other places to throw doody, so in this particular case, i don't mind the judicious use of a ray gun.


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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2009, 02:24:33 PM »
Oh? What topic was that?
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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2009, 03:12:14 PM »
I evaporated the Ted Kennedy topic. It was getting too personal and mean. No point in that. . I had no time for him whatsoever, but........even Glen Beck had something decent to say about him. He said that Kennedy stood with his ideals in the Senate come hell or high water and didn't change with the wind like so many others. Even if you disagreed with his politics  he was sincere in them.
 McCain said he was one of the few people in Congress who kept his word and whose word meant something. His past aside, that is pretty high praise.
  There is a lot to criticize but apparently there are things to admire as well. 

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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2009, 04:11:20 PM »
Darn,, I must have missed the good stuff..
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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2009, 04:25:25 PM »
Thanks for the answer and the honest appraisel Kevin.... Tony
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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2009, 10:32:32 PM »
Kevin I was wondering what your statement there is a lot to criticize about him means, can you name the points that could cause you to criticize him.It would be interesting to know what your view is on this.  ERC
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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2009, 10:54:15 PM »
I grew up in Berkeley Heights, NJ.
Every day on my way to school I walked past the Kopechne home on Mountain Ave.

Call  me crazy, but when somebody kills one of my neighbors, and then skates because he has "influence", and has all the records sealed for 75 years, I tend to take a pretty dim view of him.

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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2009, 11:31:00 PM »
McCain said he was one of the few people in Congress who kept his word and whose word meant something. His past aside, that is pretty high praise.
  There is a lot to criticize but apparently there are things to admire as well. 
Would somebody please inform Sen McCain this is not 1992.
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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2009, 01:10:11 AM »
Being neither Irish or Catholic I was never a big fan of his,but the man over the years has I'm sure deeply regretted this incident and overall has in my view always tried to help people that are below his station in life being born of wealthy parents. Such as heath care, esp. for vets, education,labor and political oppression around the world.  ERC
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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2009, 01:45:45 AM »
Well, its all water under the bridge now, ain't it....  or at least a 1967 Oldsmobile Delmont 88 anyhow....


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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2009, 02:57:28 AM »
Sincere thanks, Kevin, for removing that offensive thread.
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Re: Evaporating topic????
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2009, 06:52:35 AM »
You would think that Kevin deleting the thread would put this to rest, but apparently not...
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