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by Pendrilsaint
Wed Nov 16, 2005 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Places That Didn't Live Up To Expectations....
Replies: 85
Views: 3537

RE: Places That Didn't Live Up To Expectations....

Concur on Philadelphia! It's as if someone decided to combine all the worst parts of every city in the United States. The rudenss of New York, the grittiness of Detroit, the gridlock of <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>, and the dreariness of Seattle all rolled into a single craphole! Amazing!...

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by Pendrilsaint
Mon Oct 03, 2005 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cool Towns In Your State
Replies: 54
Views: 3194

RE: Cool Towns In Your State

Gotta agree with Helen, <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym>, awesome little town. Among some of my favourites: Northampton, <acronym title="Malev (Hungary)">MA</acronym> Waynesville, <acronym title="National Jet Systems (Australia) and Northern Air Cargo (USA)">NC</acronym> Asheville, <ac...

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by Pendrilsaint
Sun Sep 18, 2005 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Student Found With Pilot's Suit, Materials.
Replies: 45
Views: 2364

RE: Student Found With Pilot's Suit, Materials.

ACDC8, good lord ...did you read all the crap about this guy?? What do you want? a thesis entitled 'my plans to hijack a plane'? Yes, we are all aviation enthusiasts...yes, we all have aviation books...who has a pilot's uniform!?!? Racism!? This guy isn't even supposed to be in the United States! I'...

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by Pendrilsaint
Sun Sep 18, 2005 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Has Your Country Given To The World?
Replies: 149
Views: 6358

RE: What Has Your Country Given To The World?

Brasuca, your flight post is misleading...You know that Santos-Dumont made the first *PUBLIC* flight of a plane in Paris is 1906...a few years after the Wright brothers flew at Nags Head. Santos-Dumont had no documented evidence of having flown previous to the Wright brothers and if he did you would...

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by Pendrilsaint
Sun Sep 18, 2005 6:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wrong Views About Your Country
Replies: 53
Views: 3010

RE: Wrong Views About Your Country

Haha, Sidewinder, I would counter that question with 'why do all Italians end their sentences with the uh sound?' ...I am going to the with the manuh...we are walking down the streetuh...I am italian stereotypuh

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Sep 15, 2005 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College Football Vs. NFL
Replies: 31
Views: 2076

RE: College Football Vs. NFL

All I can say is anyone who chooses an NFL game over a college game has never seen the likes of a Tennessee vs. UF game at Florida. Nothing competes to 100,000 people in bright orange singing a song about moonshine.

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Sep 15, 2005 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official Wild Card/Pennant Chase Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 2339

RE: The Official Wild Card/Pennant Chase Thread

Well, I hope the Braves will stop the choking long enough to take the division for the 14th time in a row. I love my braves...but they have to stop choking in the late season/postseason some year!!!! I'm off to the series at Shea this weekend complete with my Atl cap and foam tomahawk....I'll be the...

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by Pendrilsaint
Tue Sep 13, 2005 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official NFL Thread Week 1: How'd Your Team Do?
Replies: 74
Views: 2965

RE: Official NFL Thread Week 1: How'd Your Team Do?

Man DL021, I bet the Eagles are saying the same thing about playing in the Georgia dome after the fans messed with McNabb's play calling on the 4th quarter play! I haven't seen the Falcons' fans that alive in a while.

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by Pendrilsaint
Tue Sep 06, 2005 6:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thoughts On "String Theory"
Replies: 17
Views: 2584

RE: Thoughts On "String Theory"

If any of y'all are interested go to the physics department at Columbia University's Physics Dept. webpage and check out Brian Greene's office hours. I've heard from many people that he is a great guy and almost always ecstatic to sit down and talk to you about his book or things you didn't understa...

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by Pendrilsaint
Sat Aug 06, 2005 9:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dukes Of Hazzard Official Thread
Replies: 38
Views: 3519

RE: Dukes Of Hazzard Official Thread

Haha...I find it entertaining when people like LTBEWR try to read political implications into a film like this. This show had a massive fanbase of Southerners who were self-aware of the fun poked at the rural South...yeah...some of these stereotypes are a little truthful, but for the most part they ...

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by Pendrilsaint
Mon Jul 25, 2005 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Places To Live In America?
Replies: 25
Views: 5127

RE: Best Places To Live In America?

what a joke! haha...peachtree city for georgia should never have been on there in the first place. More importantly, the listings for my state of North Carolina are totally off the mark. First off, not one of those towns is in WNC, which is undoubtedly the best place to live in the state (with regar...

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by Pendrilsaint
Sun Jul 10, 2005 11:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IOC Kills Baseball & Softball For 2012 Games
Replies: 54
Views: 3086

RE: IOC Kills Baseball & Softball For 2012 Games

Well....at least the world series can now officially be the world series! None of that elitist gold medal trash getting in the way. ; ) Im curious, if there is a requirement to have a male and female version of the same sport is it possible that it was a necessity to remove baseball as softball, as ...

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by Pendrilsaint
Fri Jul 08, 2005 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Glad NYC Didn't Get The Olympics
Replies: 61
Views: 2881

RE: I'm Glad NYC Didn't Get The Olympics

Mexicana757, wow, drinks on the subway! Man, let me onboard in Chicago. ; ) Someone is being a bit defensive-namely you. First off-I'm well aware Chicago has more than one museum...but for every museum Chicago has,except for the Shed, New York has a more extensive impressive version. I will give you...

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jul 07, 2005 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Glad NYC Didn't Get The Olympics
Replies: 61
Views: 2881

RE: I'm Glad NYC Didn't Get The Olympics

Guys please...y'all have missed the point. Yeah the media plays up NYC to be something it really isn't; still, it is the most magnificent city in the U.S. Chicago shuts down at 9pm while New York is open all hours of the night...the subway never stops. Does Chicago have Broadway and Off-Broadway sho...

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jun 30, 2005 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Historian Shelby Foote Passes On
Replies: 8
Views: 1899

RE: Historian Shelby Foote Passes On

UALPHCS, I don't necessarily believe that he was a total apologist for the lost cause; I think he saw the vision in several people on both sides of the civil war. Often times his views of Lincoln come off scathing as well as those of Confederate players such as Jefferson Davis. I don't necessarily i...

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by Pendrilsaint
Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Three Boys Found Dead In Trunk
Replies: 37
Views: 5965

RE: Three Boys Found Dead In Trunk

On one of the CBS affiliates in Atlanta they showed the video of the father actually discovering the children. He basically spins around screaming and crying and runs and buries his head against a wall; it was the most disturbing thing I have seen in a long while. I've only seen it played that one t...

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by Pendrilsaint
Sat Jun 25, 2005 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rev. Billy Graham: What Is He?
Replies: 80
Views: 3107

RE: Rev. Billy Graham: What Is He?

....that's a wonderful argument TedTAce. Would that be the sand of academic study of the bible that I put forward, or a wholehearted belief, that as much you may not like it every man is entitled to, put forward by NWADC? Because, let me explain to you, I learned what I know about biblical character...

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by Pendrilsaint
Sat Jun 25, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Three Boys Found Dead In Trunk
Replies: 37
Views: 5965

RE: Three Boys Found Dead In Trunk

I can't believe the local CBS station showed the clip of him discovering the three children dead on the evening news!!! Ugh, distasteful of them!

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by Pendrilsaint
Sat Jun 25, 2005 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Wine Tour: Napa (Ca) Or Chile?
Replies: 15
Views: 2071

RE: A Wine Tour: Napa (Ca) Or Chile?

I'm not a huge fan of Chilean or Australian wines; so, I would say Napa-however, suprisingly, my favourite white comes from Portugal at a reasonable price. =)

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by Pendrilsaint
Sat Jun 25, 2005 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rev. Billy Graham: What Is He?
Replies: 80
Views: 3107

RE: Rev. Billy Graham: What Is He?

By the way, I just saw on the news that Rev. Graham is having his last U.S. crusade in New York this weekend. He was forced to hold it in an open-air environment in Flushing, Queens; Madison Square Garden was not large enough to hold everyone-that is a testament to his popularity. He also said he wa...

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by Pendrilsaint
Sat Jun 25, 2005 12:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rev. Billy Graham: What Is He?
Replies: 80
Views: 3107

RE: Rev. Billy Graham: What Is He?

Call it untrue; call it what you will; the men who wrote the bible were anything but morons. If you believe in the Bible then you hold them as dear saints. However, if you choose to take the unbelieving road you have to realize that these men basically inspired a revolution in the Roman world-they w...

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by Pendrilsaint
Sat Jun 25, 2005 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rev. Billy Graham: What Is He?
Replies: 80
Views: 3107

RE: Rev. Billy Graham: What Is He?

I grew up in the Southern Baptist church in the Asheville area (and therefore had the ability to meet Rev. Graham on two occasions in the local church, since he is from a town about three miles from Asheville). What struck me, is even when I was vehemently hateful towards the Baptists, he struck me ...

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by Pendrilsaint
Fri Jun 24, 2005 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So You Dont Think That The Draft Is A Possibility?
Replies: 55
Views: 3354

RE: So You Dont Think That The Draft Is A Possibility?

haha, it goes along with that nightmare I have of you pulling me over in Alaska, ANC Flyer. Just one of those..."oh...s***" moments. ; )

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by Pendrilsaint
Fri Jun 24, 2005 11:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So You Dont Think That The Draft Is A Possibility?
Replies: 55
Views: 3354

RE: So You Dont Think That The Draft Is A Possibility?

haha...I have nightmares about ANC Flyer being my drill sergeant.

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by Pendrilsaint
Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Memories Of Your Graduation
Replies: 34
Views: 2106

RE: Memories Of Your Graduation

2003 for High School Graduation.... I remember it started raining the night before and didn't stop. I remember being paralyzed with fear as I got up to give the valedictorian speech to a jam-packed crowd in the assembly hall. I also remember a guy in our class with Cerebral Palsy whose goal was to w...

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by Pendrilsaint
Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So You Dont Think That The Draft Is A Possibility?
Replies: 55
Views: 3354

RE: So You Dont Think That The Draft Is A Possibility?

I don't think this is as huge as you are making it out to be. The government has asked for GPA's before and always will...Thank god some schools refuse to give them out! Like for instance it's Columbia U's policy to never turn over student rank or GPA to the government after what happened during Vie...

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by Pendrilsaint
Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYC Law Firm Salaries
Replies: 25
Views: 2515

RE: NYC Law Firm Salaries

Like was said before Alberchico, to break into a larger firm you should really attempt to graduate from a top fifty law school. Also keep in mind that law schools are often regional...by that I mean that if you graduate from a top notch law school such as, let's say...Georgetown, you're more likely ...

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by Pendrilsaint
Fri Jun 24, 2005 6:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Did You Do For Your 21st Birthday?
Replies: 38
Views: 5213

RE: What Did You Do For Your 21st Birthday?

Haha, SuperFly that's great...you're giving me ideas on this one. Only three and a little months left!

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by Pendrilsaint
Fri Jun 24, 2005 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Children's Books You'll Never See
Replies: 18
Views: 4692

RE: Children's Books You'll Never See

LMAO!!! This post has made my day SuperFly. Does anyone still have The Little Prince? It's funny to go back and read children books and look at the undertones they have.

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by Pendrilsaint
Fri Jun 24, 2005 6:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Media = Ignorant
Replies: 86
Views: 3104

RE: US Media = Ignorant

MD11Engineer, I totally concur with what you're saying about US history classes. It's unfortunate, but history usually begins with Columbus landing on Hispanola. Ask most students who fought in the Hundred Years War and they couldn't tell you...What is the Battle of Hastings? Who knows! ...Who were ...

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jun 23, 2005 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Media = Ignorant
Replies: 86
Views: 3104

RE: US Media = Ignorant

Well it's interesting- I think everyone should go take a peek at all the results on the National Geographic survey. Mexico faired the worst by far, but the US and the UK were near evenly matched in second-to-last place. Also funny is that something like 87% of French children had never heard of the ...

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jun 23, 2005 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Media = Ignorant
Replies: 86
Views: 3104

RE: US Media = Ignorant

haha, by the way- I find it a bit more disturbing that there were 21% of students from the UK couldn't locate the United States in the same survey. That's more than one in five!!!

[Edited 2005-06-23 08:10:45]

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jun 23, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Media = Ignorant
Replies: 86
Views: 3104

RE: US Media = Ignorant

Haha, thank you for catching my poor use of a homonym FlyLondon (I'm sure you've done it once or twice in your life...oh, excuse me. It slipped my mind that the British never accidentally use misplaced homonyms ; ) . I assure you, however, that I can write in a perfectly educated manner...I know the...

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jun 23, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troop Shortage? Call God....
Replies: 36
Views: 1854

RE: Troop Shortage? Call God....

ANC Flyer, I understand that some people have a valid reason for wanting to join the military, however, I think many many are uninformed. If people are joining the military not out of a desperation choice based on economic misfortunes, then more power to them. Sproud5199, I would never ever say that...

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jun 23, 2005 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troop Shortage? Call God....
Replies: 36
Views: 1854

RE: Troop Shortage? Call God....

You know well what I mean by a 'black mall' <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> Flyer-some areas are more popular among the black community and you tend to find more recruiters at these areas. I was insinuating that Alaska has white trash; ...

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troop Shortage? Call God....
Replies: 36
Views: 1854

RE: Troop Shortage? Call God....

Wow, what a charming edit <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> Flyer...you know...theres plenty of 'white trash' up in Alaska and around the country that don't have opportunities just because they aren't educated about them! I've seen too ma...

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troop Shortage? Call God....
Replies: 36
Views: 1854

RE: Troop Shortage? Call God....

I think <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> Flyer that this has been an ongoing concern for a while. But yeah, let's think; we are going to be more concerned when we are embroiled in the most deadly conflict since Vietnam-are you not? And y...

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by Pendrilsaint
Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Troop Shortage? Call God....
Replies: 36
Views: 1854

RE: Troop Shortage? Call God....

We have to remember that the problem is not just in the inner cities but in poor rural areas too. The large portion of white troops predominantly come from poor white areas like Appalachia; these kids need to be told that there is another avenue of escape! Many private schools and many public school...

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by Pendrilsaint
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes
Replies: 50
Views: 2239

RE: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes

Politics Clipper; the conservatives fly off the handle when they hear such things and to avoid criticism Durbin has to apologize.

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by Pendrilsaint
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes
Replies: 50
Views: 2239

RE: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes

I find it disturbing that no one has taken the time to really think about what Durbin said. Of course there are no mounds of skulls, ovens, or burial pits; however, he basically said that this falls under the category of things that do not belong under the heading of America perpetrated deeds. I ima...

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by Pendrilsaint
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes
Replies: 50
Views: 2239

RE: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes

There was not a comparison made <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym>! Look at what he said carefully. He never said that we were acting just like these regimes; he simply said that if were not to know the country, we would not assume it is A...

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by Pendrilsaint
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes
Replies: 50
Views: 2239

RE: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes

Secondly <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> Flyer- look at this way. He never did say that we were acting exactly like these afore mentioned regimes; what he did say is that if we look at what has occurred there without any reference to na...

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by Pendrilsaint
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes
Replies: 50
Views: 2239

RE: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes

Please <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> Flyer, I guarantee I can run circles around you in the history department. The point is that we are involved in things that are not befitting to notion of America! All you have to do is go and look...

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by Pendrilsaint
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes
Replies: 50
Views: 2239

RE: Sen. Durbin Tearfully Apologizes

Hold your horses...let's look at the quote that enfuriated so many people...people being conservatives. From Dick Durbin:"If I read this to you and did not tell you that it was an FBI agent describing what Americans had done to prisoners in their control, you would most certainly believe this must h...

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by Pendrilsaint
Wed Jun 22, 2005 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Media = Ignorant
Replies: 86
Views: 3104

RE: US Media = Ignorant

I really think that 10% figure quoted above is vastly overblown. I'm sure there are a few who can't locate the US on a map...but you are forgetting the smartass factor on these surveys; those who, just for the pure idiocy of the question, point to somewhere else on the map. The outline of America is...

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by Pendrilsaint
Tue Jun 21, 2005 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Some Education On Democracy/Federalist Republics
Replies: 9
Views: 1781

RE: Some Education On Democracy/Federalist Republics

Yeah, I suggest everyone sit down and read the Anti Federalists Papers and the Federalist papers as well. The Federalist papers upset me a lot...I think the Anti-Federalists are infinitely more wise and well-reasoned...oh well...we know who won.

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by Pendrilsaint
Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Happy Slapping" Your Opinions.
Replies: 25
Views: 2966

RE: "Happy Slapping" Your Opinions.

haha, <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> Flyer, I know. I figure if someone ever pulls a gun on me, I'll be one step ahead and neglect to mention the knife I'm carrying. ; ) Somehow, I can get a mental image of you beating the living dayli...

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by Pendrilsaint
Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert E. Lee's Advice For Father's Day
Replies: 21
Views: 3117

RE: Robert E. Lee's Advice For Father's Day

Barfbag, the problem is, that Gandhi knew the conditions of the Dalits within the Indian culture at that period of time; just because a government publicly condemns something does not mean that the government is consciously making an effort to keep problems from occurring. Anyone who had eyes to see...

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by Pendrilsaint
Mon Jun 20, 2005 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert E. Lee's Advice For Father's Day
Replies: 21
Views: 3117

RE: Robert E. Lee's Advice For Father's Day

I apologize Barfbag; I suppose my comments are a bit misleading to those who haven't done some study into the subject. However, I ask you-please don't be naive. Do you really believe that in pre-50's India that 'Dalits' would be allowed to vote freely!? Gandhi's view of the 'Harijan' as he loved to ...

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by Pendrilsaint
Mon Jun 20, 2005 5:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Happy Slapping" Your Opinions.
Replies: 25
Views: 2966

RE: "Happy Slapping" Your Opinions.

Alright, this is why I carry a knife on me at all times! If some punk came after me on the subway or anyway else and slapped me, I would pull my knife and if he didn't think of running away he would have a few extra holes in him. How rediculous to ask if you would really pull a gun on someone if the...

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