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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half
Replies: 28
Views: 2112

RE: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half

<b>You are correcting me on the incorrect issue Alpha1. Scoring has dropped which has prompted the NBA to make rules. I only said that the rules are constantly tweaked, not that scoring had increased.</b> The NBA has not tweaked any rules recently to increase scoring. Not a one. And scoring continue...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Younger Voters Deserting Bush
Replies: 28
Views: 1524

RE: Younger Voters Deserting Bush

Even if it saves just one life, isn't it worth it? (where have we heard that crap before?)

Those billions have cost lives-especially 1000 fine young Americans.

So was it worth it? No.

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half
Replies: 28
Views: 2112

RE: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half

<b>About the USA losing: I've always thought that the constant striving of American leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB) to tweak the rules to get higher scoring is silly</b> Then you don't watch the NBA. Scoring has dropped dramatically in the last decade, simply for the reasons I've stated-lack of fundamentals...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Like Your Body?
Replies: 37
Views: 2616

RE: Do You Like Your Body?

I'm not thrilled with it-but my wife seems to like it enough.  Big thumbs up

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 10:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Younger Voters Deserting Bush
Replies: 28
Views: 1524

RE: Younger Voters Deserting Bush

Unfortunately, Matt, the two parties won't let a 3rd come in, although I'd like to see the less ideological in both parties form a center party in this country, to challenge the big three-and not party has a big enough name right now (like a John McCain) to do so.

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Younger Voters Deserting Bush
Replies: 28
Views: 1524

RE: Younger Voters Deserting Bush

<b>...until they get out on their own, start a family, buy a house, land a good job, and see how much of their hard earned cash gets wasted on Democrat sponsored overly bloated social programs.</b> ...or on Republican wars that shouldn't have been fought; on paying for education and hospitals and in...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half
Replies: 28
Views: 2112

RE: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half

"Miracle" isn't what they need: the U.S. needs to start playing the International game, and all the time.. If they did, they'd win with college players once again.

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half
Replies: 28
Views: 2112

RE: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half

<b>I can't agree though Alpha1. None of the international teams plays together that often, certainly no more than the US team. They all have jobs and other commitments as well.</b> Maybe, however, they <acronym title="Air Vallee (Italy)">DO</acronym> play on the same team a lot for international tou...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO To Create Pacific Rim And Atlantic Routes?
Replies: 10
Views: 7159

RE: CO To Create Pacific Rim And Atlantic Routes?

<b>They can only support the <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> services during the summer!!</b> The <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> does quite well in the summer month's, thank you very much. And Dutchjet, that w...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's Going To Win The Superbowl?
Replies: 21
Views: 3049

RE: Who's Going To Win The Superbowl?

The Browns certaily won't, and you heard it here first.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> They looked putrid last night. Gonna be a long season for them-and hopefully the last one for Butchie boy. As for REAL contenders, the Pats are the prohibative favorite. The onl...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 8:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush Knows How To Pick-em
Replies: 30
Views: 2558

RE: Bush Knows How To Pick-em

Again, someone makes an observation, and NWA742 won't comment on the subject, but attacks the messenger. Woof Woof. RWAK's, Inc, strikes again.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> And Chalabi played Bush like a fiddle: he wanted a war to oust Saddam, so he and...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 8:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half
Replies: 28
Views: 2112

RE: Puerto Rico Humiliates USA In First Half

Reading what some of you say, I have to shake my head. It isn't for lack of talent on the U.S. team-they have more talent on that team than anyone. But 1. That "team" has only played together 7 games, and 2. With one or two exceptions, none of them have every played international rules before, and, ...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 16, 2004 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland To Catch Minnesota In Central
Replies: 19
Views: 1901

RE: Cleveland To Catch Minnesota In Central

I can't say they blew it today. Give the Twins pitching some credit-Terry Mulholland threw a great game, and the Twins bullpen didn't give up a run. Rafael Bentancourt did what he always does when he comes in-give up a few runs. But when you only score two, it's pretty hard to win games.  <img...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland To Catch Minnesota In Central
Replies: 19
Views: 1901

RE: Cleveland To Catch Minnesota In Central

<b>I would love to see the Indians win the <acronym title="Skyway Airlines (USA) and Transaviaexport Cargo Airline (Belarus)">AL</acronym> Central....and I hope and pray that the Phillies don't even make the postseason.</b> I don't hold a grudge against Thome, and I hope he gets a ring someday. Thom...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland To Catch Minnesota In Central
Replies: 19
Views: 1901

RE: Cleveland To Catch Minnesota In Central

<b>but it is their bullpen that will allow the twins to win the division</b> Since the All-Start break, Yanksn4, the bullpen has blown 1 save. In the 13 games since Wickman has been back and pitched in, they're 13-0. They have now, a dominant setup man in Bob Howry, who has and ERA under 1.50 since ...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Younger Voters Deserting Bush
Replies: 28
Views: 1524

RE: Younger Voters Deserting Bush

And the RWAK's are out in force, trying to kill the messenger.

Where's the picture of that damn dog I had yesterday.  Big grin

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Live In OHIo"?
Replies: 45
Views: 3229

RE: Do You Live In OHIo"?

Spent a lot of time when I was younger, Captoveur, in West Carrolton, a 'burb of Dayton. My aunt and uncle and their 11 kids (5 his, 5 hers, 1 theres Big grin ) live there for a long time.

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO To Create Pacific Rim And Atlantic Routes?
Replies: 10
Views: 7159

RE: CO To Create Pacific Rim And Atlantic Routes?

<b> all <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> fans, just wondering how the rumors about the <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AM...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement
Replies: 31
Views: 2247

RE: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement

B757300 doesn't worry about sources. He puts out articles from right-wing rags, then won't support what he said. The truth isn't what he's after, anyway.

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 11:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cleveland To Catch Minnesota In Central
Replies: 19
Views: 1901

RE: Cleveland To Catch Minnesota In Central

I'll be at the game tomorrow (Sunday), when the Tribe pulls into a first place tie with the Twinkies. There's still a ton of baseball left, and both the Twins and Indians play a lot of games against teams over .500, so anything could happen-including the White Sox sneaking in. But right now, I think...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 11:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush Recalls Troops From Europe And Asia
Replies: 124
Views: 3881

RE: Bush Recalls Troops From Europe And Asia

<b>We should have let the Europeans fend for themselves quite a few years ago.</b> Read the report, my friend. It says we're not letting Europe fend for themselves, and that we will be there for our allies in Europe if they need us. I know that probably pisses you off, but too bad. It <acronym title...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Live In OHIo"?
Replies: 45
Views: 3229

RE: Do You Live In OHIo"?

Born, raised, and probably will die in Ohio. Live about 30 minutes west of Cleveland. It's a great place to live: cost of living is as good as anywhere in the nation; the people are great, and we have 4 seasons, which I like.  Smile

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 7:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Charley Now Cat 4. Hitting Ft. Myers!
Replies: 18
Views: 2404

Hurricane Charley Now Cat 4. Hitting Ft. Myers!

CNN earlier reported that President Bush will visit Florida in the next few days, and that he declared the state a disaster area an HOUR after the storm cam ashore. I'm not sure about a declaration that fast, but kudo's to him going to Florida this week to survey the damage with his brother and stat...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 7:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement
Replies: 31
Views: 2247

RE: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement

I doubt if he was under Hannity's desk, his mouth was full of much. I think Hannity acts the way he does to compensate for being "small" in other places.  Big grin

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"
Replies: 34
Views: 3500

RE: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"

but I hope for the AWAKs'..

Get with the program, man! It's RWAK's!!  Laugh out loud

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"
Replies: 34
Views: 3500

RE: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"

Yes. two. What's your problem with that? It blows away your assertion that i put <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> conservatives. I don't think KROC or <acronym title="Air Koryo (North Korea)">JS</acronym> are the ideologues that you...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Charley Now Cat 4. Hitting Ft. Myers!
Replies: 18
Views: 2404

Hurricane Charley Now Cat 4. Hitting Ft. Myers!

What's amazing is that, once overland, it still stayed Hurricane-strength, till it entered the Atlantic. That's highly unusual, but sustained winds stayed above 75mph on it's path across Florida. I have a friend in <acronym title="Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International (Regional) (RSW / KRSW),...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"
Replies: 34
Views: 3500

RE: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"

It could mean that, too!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> I think they'd find it more acceptable to have what you said, Rsmith6621a, but I'm leaving it the way I want it. <b>You call every conservative/Republican on these boards Bush ass-kissers, right-wing nu...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Cleansing At Its Best
Replies: 10
Views: 1932

RE: Political Cleansing At Its Best

Air2gxs, that's a built-in advantage of being the incumbent-a lession Jimmy Carter learned when he locked himself in the White House in '80, when the Hostage Crisis was going on. Had he gone out and pressed some flesh, besides doing what the President does, he might have had a different fate. The in...

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"
Replies: 34
Views: 3500

RE: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"

Jasepl, that's my new name for all the Bush buddies on here: Right-Wing, Ass-Kissers, i.e. RWAK's.

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by Alpha 1
Sun Aug 15, 2004 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Cleansing At Its Best
Replies: 10
Views: 1932

RE: Political Cleansing At Its Best

Uh, what does the title of the thread have to do with anything?

Just curious.

And, to be fair, the opposite has happened vis-a-vis Kerry and Bush. Nothing big about that.

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement
Replies: 31
Views: 2247

RE: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement

<b>Wow, you lefties are all in a big circle jerk with the slob we call Michael Moore, and you get bent over something an editorial reporter said?</b> The RWAK's strike again. Here's the group's official mascot: <img src="http://www.crazyfordogs.com/graphics/digby2_med.jpg">  <img src="/discussi...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement
Replies: 31
Views: 2247

RE: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement

<b>And yet you are the one that is drooling.......</b> Drooling? No. Laughing my ass off at the unbelievable predictability of you and other RWAK's on here? Absolutely!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> It's like clockwork: critisize Bush, or the GOP, and, like...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Race You Are Interested In
Replies: 11
Views: 1547

RE: MLB Race You Are Interested In

<b>Not really a race, but I'm interested in finding out how the Red Sox will tear out the hearts of their fans this time.</b> That's just time-honored tratidion!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> As for the Indians, if they stay healthy, they'll win the Central. Thei...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2004 Car Reliability Ratings
Replies: 22
Views: 1991

RE: 2004 Car Reliability Ratings

<b>What I disliked the most was the numb and vague steering.</b> I don't know quite what that means, but I find the steering to be wonderful. Very smooth and easy. But I'm not a car nut, so maybe I don't know what the heck I'm talking about.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smil...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!
Replies: 18
Views: 1654

RE: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!

<b>I don't need your help to clear my name. Your inability to offer anything of substance to support your claims is enough.</b> It's there for anyone to go look up, on any recent subject dealing with Kerry or Bush that you've responded to. It's there for all to see. So, in essence, you really can't ...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement
Replies: 31
Views: 2247

RE: Hannity Needs To Retract His Statement

This is typical Hannity. He always uses lies or half-truths to make his point, and always refuses to retract or change what he's says. Hannity isn't about the truth-he's about protecting GOP faleshoods whenver possible. And ,I see, again, L-188 uses the "bait-and-switch" tactics of RWAK's, and bring...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"
Replies: 34
Views: 3500

RE: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"

I'll give you a Democratic name, who was well thought of, by both Dems and Republicans when he was in Congress: Sam Nunn. He was well versed in foreign affairs and in intelligence. <b>Considering these comments came from film footage Michael Moore took for his latest "Mock-metary" , I wouldn't put a...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"
Replies: 34
Views: 3500

RE: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"

<b>He admitted he would not qualify for "a job" with the <acronym title="Rome - Ciampino (CIA / LIRA), Italy">CIA</acronym> because he is not an "Arabist". He does not need to be one as the head of the agency. Duh.</b> Duh. If he can't get an entry-level job with them, how should he be considered qu...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"
Replies: 34
Views: 3500

RE: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"

Ok, I'll stay on topic: if the guy admitted in an interview that he's not qualified for the job, then he shouldn't have the job, and it's stupid of him to accept it after saying that.

Any other takers?

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!
Replies: 18
Views: 1654

RE: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!

<b>Alpha1 - your hatred for GWB (and apparently me) has consumed you.</b> Riiight. As I've told the right-wing Bush-kissers on here before, I don't hate the man. Reading up on him, as I have, I don't think he is who he appears to be, but I certainly don't hate him. I loathe his policies; where he's ...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"
Replies: 34
Views: 3500

Porter Goss: "I Am Not Qualified To Run Cia"

<a href="http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/08/13/moore.goss.reut/index.html" target=_blank>http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/08/13/moore.goss.reut/index.html</a> And we want this guy running the Central Intelligence Agency? ROTFL. All you Michael Moore haters, flame away. I really could care les...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 11:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!
Replies: 18
Views: 1654

RE: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!

Again, N6367m, just useless attacks from you. Barely rates a reply, excpet to say that maybe you should read what you yourself have written the last few weeks on Bush and the campaign. Might surprise yourself. You won't ever reach the level of idiocy of a few others, but you're become as partisian a...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If This Is True, And Kerry Wasn't In Cambodia...
Replies: 42
Views: 2962

RE: If This Is True, And Kerry Wasn't In Cambodia...

I don't care, Slider, if you'r a communist; a fascist-I don't care. If you REALLY believe what you say, you're just being imbicilic. Kerry served, even as Bush says, honorably. By the way, I didn't know that tossing medals was a treasonous act. Interesting revalation. But again, you're just totally ...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If This Is True, And Kerry Wasn't In Cambodia...
Replies: 42
Views: 2962

RE: If This Is True, And Kerry Wasn't In Cambodia...

James, I don't believe it's true, just like I don't believe he shot himself in the foot.

Hell, even Bush said yesterday that Kerry served honorably, and should be proud of his service. Maybe you guys should take a cue from him-I mean, after all, you nod your head at whatever he says to begin with.

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Race You Are Interested In
Replies: 11
Views: 1547

RE: MLB Race You Are Interested In

In a 162 game schedule, JeffM, it's not 'mo, like in basketball or football, but if either the Twins or Tribe can take both of the next two series, it definitely could set the tone for both through the end of the year. All you have to do is look at some history to see momentum in baseball: the '54 G...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If This Is True, And Kerry Wasn't In Cambodia...
Replies: 42
Views: 2962

RE: If This Is True, And Kerry Wasn't In Cambodia...

<b>I guess Alpha1 is perfectly content with having a total liar, disingenous flip-flopper who lacks any moral compass and is about as pathological a liar as Slick Willie.</b> No, I have no desire to see George Bush in office another 4 years, thank you. And Slider, you slap anyone who served honorabl...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Race You Are Interested In
Replies: 11
Views: 1547

RE: MLB Race You Are Interested In

The Indians are 3 back of the Twins entering this weekend, and the Twinkies are at The Jake for a 3-game series. The Twins have been sliding, and the Tribe on a roll. Even with a lot of baseball left, the momentum for the rest of the season could hinge for both teams on this weekend's series in Clev...

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by Alpha 1
Sat Aug 14, 2004 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!
Replies: 18
Views: 1654

RE: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!

Whatever, N6376m. As we get closer to the election, and the chances for Mr. Bush look perilous, you and a few other members, like NWA742, have become increasingly shrill in your butt kissing of Bush, and of your condemnation of anything that has to do with Democrats. I'll just go on my merry way, si...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 13, 2004 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!
Replies: 18
Views: 1654

RE: The Official DNC Election Complaint Thread!

Let me finish it: stop your incessent whining.  Laugh out loud

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