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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!
Replies: 102
Views: 2637

RE: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!

<b>There is a real chance that Alpha1 is correct on the "no bounce" because minds are allready set prediction.</b> That's what I'm thinking. I saw a quote from a Republican pollster, who feels Bush will get no more of a bounce than Kerry. Could be lowering of expectations, but he sounded pretty sinc...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush Caught Wearing Medal Not Deserved
Replies: 21
Views: 1977

RE: Bush Caught Wearing Medal Not Deserved

So you'll be ticked off, L-188. Boo hoo. Want a box of kleenex?

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable
Replies: 32
Views: 2017

RE: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable

Refer to me however you want, sir. I'll just ignore your ass whenever you do it, and keep on going.

The thing is, such lables BOTHER you guys. They don't do shit to me. So fire away.

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush Caught Wearing Medal Not Deserved
Replies: 21
Views: 1977

RE: Bush Caught Wearing Medal Not Deserved

WOOF WOOF WOOF.

The RWAK's pounce in force.

Hey guys-want to make the author stop his incessant, and thrice-daily (at least) threads about Mr. Bush?

Easy.

IGNORE HIM!!!

Although that's no fun, is it?

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable
Replies: 32
Views: 2017

RE: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable

Another ignorant statement from L-188. What else is new. Kerry can campaign and still leave the spotlight to Bush. why should the opposition relax because their rival is taking the nomination? Amazing, you seem to condone character assassination as a legit form of campaigning, but you squeal like a ...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!
Replies: 102
Views: 2637

RE: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!

<b>Florida- Two polls several weeks ago showed Kerry ahead (although one was the known liberal biased ARG poll) but 3 more recent ones have shown Bush ahead by up to 5%</b> And are those appropriately RWAK-approved polls, B757300? I just saw a poll the other day that showed Kerry up by 4 to 5%. Now,...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 12:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USC Looks Pretty Sluggish!
Replies: 8
Views: 829

RE: USC Looks Pretty Sluggish!

ESPN2 ran a marvelous "Behind The Scenes" program during the whole game while it was on ESPN, showing views what goes on behind the scenes during a broadcast. It looks like chaos at times, and you could see tempers got short at times, but it's pretty amazing what happens behind the scenes, to make w...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable
Replies: 32
Views: 2017

RE: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable

Max Cleland, I believe.

Thank, Mir. Had a bit of a brain cramp there. Good rescue.  Smile

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!
Replies: 102
Views: 2637

RE: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!

<b>Note that the traders are currently pricing in a Bush electoral college victory but a Kerry popular vote victory. Lord, not again...</b> Just think, George Bush, if that holds, will go down in history as the first U.S. president to not win the popular vote in Two elections. Not that it won't stop...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable
Replies: 32
Views: 2017

RE: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable

<b>No surprise at all. Democrats gave up any sense of honor long ago.</b> This from a RWAK member who's party he supports main kind of politics is character assassination. Keep going, Mr. RWAK, you're making a real special name for yourself, and it isn't a good one.  <img src="/discussions/grap...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable
Replies: 32
Views: 2017

RE: Kerry To Campaign During RNC! Unbelievable

<b>Their campaign is running scared on all fronts.</b> ROTFLMAO! You make Kerry sound like the incumbent in the fight for his life. Seems to me, this week is more crucial to Bush than Kerry at the moment. RWAK habits are hard to break, aren't they, James? <b>Get ready to hear a bunch of crap from Mc...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Powell Cancels Trip To Olympics
Replies: 28
Views: 1804

RE: Powell Cancels Trip To Olympics

<b>Collin Powell is one of the most respected leaders in the world..</b> I respect Colin Powell-not as much as I used to, but I do respect him. But since when is he a "leader"? Seriously-he's TAKEN orders all his life. He's always in a position of subordination, not of leadership. He's certainly not...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USC Looks Pretty Sluggish!
Replies: 8
Views: 829

RE: USC Looks Pretty Sluggish!

S12PPL, said with the eloquence of a real football fan.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> I'd like to see 'SC lose, and that arsehole that repleace Romie from time to time, Skip Baylis, spending the rest of the year justifying the Trojans chance for a National ...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Powell Cancels Trip To Olympics
Replies: 28
Views: 1804

RE: Powell Cancels Trip To Olympics

Colin Powell should not have planned to attend anyway. It was an unnecssary politicization of the Olympics.

You mean, like Bush's pimping the Iraqi and Afghan Olympic teams in that shameless ad of his? Ah, gotcha.

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!
Replies: 102
Views: 2637

RE: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!

<b>Alpha, why would Alaska vote for Bush...?</b> Well, they're for that in Alaska, and I'm not against it either, as long as decent enviornmental safeguards are in place. B2707SST, what you posted is damn interesting, that's for sure. But I just can't imagine a tie election with one of the competito...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "You Can Forget About Meeting The President"
Replies: 4
Views: 2281

RE: "You Can Forget About Meeting The President"

Proves once again what a jackass Carl Rove is.

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!
Replies: 102
Views: 2637

RE: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!

If Kerry wins, I hate to say this but I don't think he'll be remembered for anything spectacular

If you look through history, MOST U.S. presidents aren't remember for anything spectacular, good or bad.

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dream Team To Play For The..........bronze
Replies: 24
Views: 2764

RE: Dream Team To Play For The..........bronze

Tbar, that's one of the thoughts going around-send the defending NBA Champion. One drawback-and it has to be a consideration, is that team has just finished a grueling 82-game schedule, and the playoffs, and they might be a little worn down. I think it would be smart to send perhaps the starting 5 f...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!
Replies: 102
Views: 2637

RE: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!

L.1011, you're going to laugh at ANYONE, when you call California a TOSSUP? You're smoking something very serious. And that map of yours, what a fantasy. So you can laugh all you want, but you don't have a freaking clue. That doesn't mean I don't think Bush might not win, but he won't win in a lands...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!
Replies: 102
Views: 2637

RE: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!

Oh, my God. You guys are taking this thread into uncharted territory.

Young lady (and I say that with much respect), you're getting the young males on here VERY, uh, high in altitude. Ahem.  Laugh out loud

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 29, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dream Team To Play For The..........bronze
Replies: 24
Views: 2764

RE: Dream Team To Play For The..........bronze

I don't know if it was the stragety. I'm not sure. They made invitation after invitation, and a lot of great players turned it down-some for valid reasons, i.e., coming off injuries, and one was getting married in July. Some for security concerns, and most because they only think of themselves, and ...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dream Team To Play For The..........bronze
Replies: 24
Views: 2764

RE: Dream Team To Play For The..........bronze

Derico, you are right, but this thread, as far as I'm concerned, is more about why the U.S. as gotten to where it is. The fact is, Argentina shot 61% from two-point land, and 58% overall. When you shoot like that, with that much on the line, you'll win, every time. I just love watching them play tha...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!
Replies: 102
Views: 2637

RE: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!

Ok, I think I figured this out! On the overall map, I've moved Colorado, Missouri, West Virgina and Florida to the Bush column, but all as tossups. I have not moved anyone from Bush to Kerry, although a lot of Bush states continue to be tossups. <img border=0 src="http://uselectionatlas.org/USPRESID...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SEX Crazed Olympians!
Replies: 11
Views: 1558

RE: SEX Crazed Olympians!

I like L-188's interpretation better, Phyllis.  Laugh out loud

Maybe THIS should be an Olympic sport-officially, that is. Lord knows, it seems to be the most popular "sport".

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Mainline Destinations Out Of CLE
Replies: 7
Views: 4155

RE: CO Mainline Destinations Out Of CLE

<b><acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> has 2 735 flights along with the epress flights.</b> <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> SHOULD have at least one 735 out of ...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!
Replies: 102
Views: 2637

RE: Your 2004 Presidential Prediction!

California isn't a toss-up in any respectable poll. That's just GOP wishful thinking, if ever I heard it. As for the question. To be honest, I don't have a clue.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> It's going to come down to two states-Florida and Ohio. If Bush w...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Mainline Destinations Out Of CLE
Replies: 7
Views: 4155

RE: CO Mainline Destinations Out Of CLE

No <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym> service. That's all COEX. Also you missed <acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KPBI), USA - Florida">PBI</acronym> and <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States
Replies: 20
Views: 2730

RE: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States

Superfly, that's a very detailed site. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paul Hamm Being Pressured By IOC To Give It Up
Replies: 7
Views: 2436

RE: Paul Hamm Being Pressured By IOC To Give It Up

<b>IOC tried to send a letter to Paul Hamm suggesting he should give up his gold medal as the "ultimate demonstration of fair play."</b> Fine, then in the interest of fair play, have the IOC write to all the members of the US<acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym> basketball theam, and tell them to g...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 12:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dream Team To Play For The..........bronze
Replies: 24
Views: 2764

RE: Dream Team To Play For The..........bronze

<b><acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> an American, I am really embarrassed.How could a team of Alll-Stars play so HORRIBLY!!!</b> 1. I'm not embarrassed. Whether you like it or not, the rest of the world has caught up enough, talent-wise, that you just can't throw together a team of...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 12:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do Some Americans Love Ncaa But Not NBA?
Replies: 8
Views: 2924

RE: Why Do Some Americans Love Ncaa But Not NBA?

The college game is more exciting. Unlike the NBA, the college players actually PLAY for 4 quarters, instead of loafing around for 3 quarters of the game, and only putting out in the 4th. I realize that the pro game is 82 games, vs 30 for college, but these overpaid premadonna's in the NBA can't be ...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let The Kids Earn Their Doughnuts...PC Stupidness
Replies: 43
Views: 2408

RE: Let The Kids Earn Their Doughnuts...PC Stupidness

Nothing wrong with a Krispy Kreme as a snack-once in a while. Last year, the Kansas City Royals ran a promotion with Krispy Kreme. The didn't think the Royals would be that good, so they had a promotion for every game the Royals got a dozen hits, everyone in attendance would get a coupon for a dozen...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattletimes Endorses Kerry 2004
Replies: 21
Views: 1618

RE: Seattletimes Endorses Kerry 2004

B2707SST, then act like an ignorant fool. It's no skin off my nose. Seems like you righties always have to denigrate a political figure you don't like. At least I have the class to call President Bush just that, or "Mr. Bush". Labeling you as a RWAK, and calling people denigrating names, as you do, ...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 28, 2004 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattletimes Endorses Kerry 2004
Replies: 21
Views: 1618

RE: Seattletimes Endorses Kerry 2004

B2707SST, how come it it guys like you always have to call a Democrat names, as in the fine tradtion of B757300? We know what you think of liberals, but maybe calling her "Senator Murray", instead of such worthless, idiotic name-calling might make you look a little more intelligent, perhaps?

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Al Qaeda Responsible For Downed Russian Jets
Replies: 57
Views: 9297

RE: Al Qaeda Responsible For Downed Russian Jets

Anyone can claim anything. I'm not saying they didn't do it, because as we all know, they have and can do such things. But anyone can claim whatever they want. And bin Laden hates the whole fucking world, not just the U.S. They hate anyone who doesn't subscribe to their perversion of Islam. But it g...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattletimes Endorses Kerry 2004
Replies: 21
Views: 1618

RE: Seattletimes Endorses Kerry 2004

Anyone who doesn't follow B757300's extreme, RWAK dogma, and just bow to whatever Bush says, is not a good enough Republican for me. The fact is, McCain is more of a true Republican than B757300 will ever be in his lifetime, because he doesn't just tow the line and nod his head.

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States
Replies: 20
Views: 2730

RE: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States

I would not mind seeing a third, centerest-type party in the U.S. I believe the two majors have become to beholden to the extreme elements in their respective parties-the GOP to the religious right, and the Democratic party to elements of the far-left. I would love to see moderats in both parties, l...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattletimes Endorses Kerry 2004
Replies: 21
Views: 1618

RE: Seattletimes Endorses Kerry 2004

Yes, Klaus, he forgot to mention that, didn't he?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> I'm sure B757300 will be the first to gloat when a usual conservative rag, like the Cleveland Plain Dealer, endorses Bush. Hell, they endored Bob Dole and Barry Goldwager, for G...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry
Replies: 67
Views: 2281

RE: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry

<b>Well in the liberal mind, a good economy is what we have when a Democrat is in the White House and a bad economy is what happens when a Republican is in the White House.</b> Right, B757300. You say that because you see EVERYTHING in such black and white terms. I don't. We had some pretty damn goo...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry
Replies: 67
Views: 2281

RE: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry

A good economy, in my veiw, N6376m is this: -A lot of Americans, not a select few, benefitting from it. That's not happening today, as the poverty figures will help to tell anyone with half a brain. -It's when American companies are adding good-paying jobs here, not shipping them overseas, to be rep...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry
Replies: 67
Views: 2281

RE: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry

And you're not taking breaks to put in any facts, either, L-188. The fact remains that under Bush, the most wealthy have seen their income go way up, and the middle and the poorest are seeing it go down. But then again, that's what the GOP wants, since the GOP believes that the best way to national ...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nearest A Tornado Has Been To You..
Replies: 35
Views: 2277

RE: Nearest A Tornado Has Been To You..

By the way, that Tornado was an F5. It ran for two hours, and over 100 miles. Not all of it at F-5 intensity, but it was an F5 when it hit near us.

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry
Replies: 67
Views: 2281

RE: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry

<b>Ah, Alpha1, your bitterness shows through.</b> Don't make me laugh, Mr. Republican! Bitterness? No. The state of the U.S. economy as it stands today? Absolutely. The gap between rich and poor, since Bush has taken office, is increasing faster and faster; the rich and corporations are receiving hu...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States
Replies: 20
Views: 2730

RE: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States

<b>And as far as the Midwest, I used to characterize them as conservative, but when I consider the oppressive taxation, from personal income to exorbitant property taxes, not to mention the use of the term "progressive" in government, I run like hell.</b> Oppressive taxation? What are you talking ab...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nearest A Tornado Has Been To You..
Replies: 35
Views: 2277

RE: Nearest A Tornado Has Been To You..

1965. The great Palm Sunday tornado, that swept through northeast Ohio, and ended up in west-central Pennsylvania, destroying, or partially destroying about 15 cities in it's path. It was 4 miles from where I live, and destroyed an entire villiage south of my town. The only thing left standing in th...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry
Replies: 67
Views: 2281

RE: 10 Nobel Laureates (Economics) Endorse Kerry

Andreas, you called it. To L-188, anyone who doesn't believe in what's going on now-increasing the gap between rich and poor; giving corporations and the most wealthy Americans huge tax breaks of breathtaking proportion, while shifting the burden to the middle class; seeing excellent jobs shipped ov...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States
Replies: 20
Views: 2730

RE: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States

I most heartily disagree with that assessment, Yyz717. The U.S. has never had more than two parties, and, if you look at the instability of some other democracies in the world, like France and Italy, with multiple parties, constant shifting in alliances and governments being voted down and elections...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States
Replies: 20
Views: 2730

RE: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States

Actually, N6376m, I don't think the midwest can be labled "conservative" It is MORE conservative than the coasts, no doubt, but it doesn't approach the conservatism of the deep South. The Midwest has alway been very centrist, with some conservative values, but also some liberal values as well. It is...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 8:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States
Replies: 20
Views: 2730

RE: Interactive Site On The "Battleground" States

Keesje, I thought of just posting the picture, but if you go to the site, you can actually go over each battleground, and read what's up with it. That's the fun part.  Smile

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 27, 2004 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazing - US President Favours Cencorship
Replies: 10
Views: 2094

RE: Amazing - US President Favours Cencorship

I don't see where this is the president favoring "Censorship" here. He wants to get rid of the 527's, and, from his perspective, I would, too, since a majority of them have been attacking Bush, not Kerry. But he's not pure as the driven snow in his want to get rid of those, and even his most ardent ...

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