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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 13, 2004 10:15 pm
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 am actually a little surprised, and a bit saddened that this hasn't garnered more attention.

Maybe you're saddened because people aren't buying your bullshit. They're growing tired of right-wing crap on here.

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 13, 2004 1:19 pm
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, it means you're getting to be more and more like B757300, that's what it means.

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 13, 2004 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official US 2004 Election Election Thread!
Replies: 20
Views: 2237

RE: Official US 2004 Election Election Thread!

It's perverted to talk about how a terror attack could help, hurt someone, but I guess it's the reality of the times. If the attack takes place within two weeks of the election, the American people-including myself (vote NOT included) will rally around the President, and he will get a bump up from i...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 13, 2004 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush Campaign Tour Causing BIG Delays!
Replies: 39
Views: 2043

RE: Bush Campaign Tour Causing BIG Delays!

This is even going too far for me.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Bush, as president, has every right to travel where he wants in the country he governs, and whenever a president travels, it can cause delays. And maybe people DID like Clinton, but at least Bush ha...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 13, 2004 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post Admits Iraq Coverage Flawed
Replies: 32
Views: 2139

RE: Washington Post Admits Iraq Coverage Flawed

<b>B757300 - you had me thinking you were talking about someone else for a second... Al Qaeda: Anyone But Bush B757300 2004-08-11 07:53:40 Clinton NSA Under Criminal Investigation B757300 2004-07-20 04:18:15 Democrat Convention Schedule B757300 2004-07-17 19:57:45 Yellowcake, Joe Wilson, Valerie Pla...

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by Alpha 1
Fri Aug 13, 2004 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official US 2004 Election Election Thread!
Replies: 20
Views: 2237

RE: Official US 2004 Election Election Thread!

Too early for this thread. Start it about 2 or 3 weeks after the RNC, when the souffle has settled form the conventions ,and you'll start getting a feel for what's really up. I think, in my gut, though, that this election, if possible, could be closer than the last one. A real possibility that the "...

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by Alpha 1
Thu Aug 12, 2004 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baby Left In Sweltering Van Dies
Replies: 32
Views: 2410

RE: Baby Left In Sweltering Van Dies

This happens at least once every year, when some excuse of a parent "forgets" their child in a back seat or something like that. Last year, it was guy in Michigan, I believe, so stressed out with his job, that he put his infant son in the back, and then forgot about him as he went to work, and the c...

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by Alpha 1
Thu Aug 12, 2004 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Al Qaeda: Anyone But Bush
Replies: 30
Views: 2301

RE: Al Qaeda: Anyone But Bush

<b> It's for the same reasons that N. Korea's leader, <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> Fidel Castro endorse John Kerry...because they know he won't do shit in the foreign policy arena.</b> ROTFLMAO. If you mean "won't do shig in the forei...

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by Alpha 1
Thu Aug 12, 2004 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest Moments In Sports History
Replies: 66
Views: 3269

RE: Greatest Moments In Sports History

Especially watching his head roll around after impact, JeffM.  Big grin

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by Alpha 1
Thu Aug 12, 2004 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest Moments In Sports History
Replies: 66
Views: 3269

RE: Greatest Moments In Sports History

The 1972 Olympic Basketball final game between USA and the former Soviet Union.

That wasn't great. That was robbery, Cold War style.

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by Alpha 1
Thu Aug 12, 2004 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kobe's Victim: Show Me The Money! Civil Suit Filed
Replies: 30
Views: 2463

RE: Kobe's Victim: Show Me The Money! Civil Suit Filed

First off, I'm not sure she's "Kobe's Victim".

Secondly, I'm not shocked she's wanting money. It's the American way, after all.

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by Alpha 1
Thu Aug 12, 2004 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Al Qaeda: Anyone But Bush
Replies: 30
Views: 2301

RE: Al Qaeda: Anyone But Bush

<b>What are you thinking? President Geoge W. Bush is the person Al-Qaeda and those thugs hate the most.</b> That's where your dead wrong. They hate Americans, period. They hate all of us, not just George Bush. You're giving Bush, as usual, way too much credit. It doesn't matter WHO is president, the...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Want Fries With That?
Replies: 20
Views: 1818

RE: Want Fries With That?

And you wonder why there's an obesity problem in the U.S?  Laugh out loud

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wonkers
Replies: 11
Views: 1286

RE: Wonkers

<b>Any replies from the USA will be totally ignored...</b> Oh really? Maybe everyone from the U.S. should just ignore you, I think. If you want to play that way, my friend. And what does GWB have to do with ignoring any replies from the U.S. Is Mr. Bush a user on here? I'd like to say it's been nice...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Al Qaeda: Anyone But Bush
Replies: 30
Views: 2301

RE: Al Qaeda: Anyone But Bush

Now we go to an extreme, through innuendo, by B757300. Now, if you support Kerry, YOU SUPPORT <acronym title="Skyway Airlines (USA) and Transaviaexport Cargo Airline (Belarus)">AL</acronym> QAEDA!! You're a terrorist-loving wimp, who doesn't want to get rid of terrorism. B757300, you have reached an...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest Moments In Sports History
Replies: 66
Views: 3269

RE: Greatest Moments In Sports History

<b>Fisk's Game Winner....any takers?</b> Nope. A great moment, but it didn't decide anything, as did Bobby Thompson's "shot heard 'round the world". Actually, having said that, maybe Joe Carter's <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)">WS</acronym>-winning homer off of Wild Thing Mitch Williams would have...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 1:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Our World Will End In 24 Hours...
Replies: 49
Views: 2826

RE: Our World Will End In 24 Hours...

NWA742, I'd be too busy doing what I said.

...although getting one last shot in on Indianguy or Jcs17 would have it's merits.  Big thumbs up

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are Your Top 5 TV Sitcoms?
Replies: 45
Views: 2764

RE: What Are Your Top 5 TV Sitcoms?

1. M*A*S*H 2. All In The Family 3. The Jeffersons 4. The Cosby Show 5. SOAP <b>Police Squad! (only eight episosdes made, starring Leslie Nielsen)</b> LHMark, I was in college when that came on. One of the guys on my floor and I were the only ones in the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest Moments In Sports History
Replies: 66
Views: 3269

RE: Greatest Moments In Sports History

First one that springs to mind is Flutie's Hail Mary against Miami...count me down for that then...

Signed,

KROC  Big grin

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 1:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Our World Will End In 24 Hours...
Replies: 49
Views: 2826

RE: Our World Will End In 24 Hours...

I would spend it with my children, my wife, my parents, my sibs. Just spend time telling those that I love, that I love them.

May sound corny, but after losing a dear friend last Friday, after a 4-year bout with brain cancer, I think that's what I would do.

[Edited 2004-08-11 06:01:21]

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Hopkins To Explore New Terminal
Replies: 15
Views: 2765

RE: Cleveland Hopkins To Explore New Terminal

This study should have been done 20 years ago, but better late than never. As for the future of <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym>, ContinentalEWR, I'm beginning to finally think <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> is commit...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France Deporting Radical Muslims
Replies: 52
Views: 2322

RE: France Deporting Radical Muslims

And I stand by my statement that many European policies encourage terrorism.

Gee, doesn't invading an Arab nation, and dictating to them what kind of government they should have fall under the category of encouraging terrorism?

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Assault Jewish Students At Aushwitz
Replies: 104
Views: 3896

RE: French Assault Jewish Students At Aushwitz

<b>How was it nonsense?! Americans expected one of our closest allies, France, to be on our side.</b> They are. They, like about 9/10th of the world, I might add, didn't agree with going to war in Iraq. Being on our side, doesn't equate with kissing our red, white and blue asses everytime we want to...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest Moments In Sports History
Replies: 66
Views: 3269

RE: Greatest Moments In Sports History

1. "The Giants Win the Pennant! The Giants Win The Pennant! The Giants Win the Pennant!" i.e., the 1954 <acronym title="Shaheen Air (Pakistan)">NL</acronym> playoff game between the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers. 2. The Miracle on Ice. Still the greatest sports upset of all time. 3. Cal-S...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Sex The Root Cause Of The Great Culture Rift?
Replies: 20
Views: 3223

RE: Is Sex The Root Cause Of The Great Culture Rift?

<b>1. War In Iraq</b> Obviously. Some on the left are opposed because of the invasion, and some because of how it's gone since. <b>2. Homosexuality/Lesbianism</b> The GOP has tried to make this a major issue, but I do not believe it's as major as they would like it to be. <b>3. Marriage/Divorce</b> ...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Service To EFD
Replies: 5
Views: 2687

RE: CO Service To EFD

CO announced that move early this year. <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym>-<acronym title="Houston - William P. Hobby (HOU / KHOU), USA - Texas">HOU</acronym> on COEX and <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jer...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2004 Car Reliability Ratings
Replies: 22
Views: 1991

RE: 2004 Car Reliability Ratings

<b>Alpha 1, sounds like you made a good choice. I've test driven a few of those new Malibus, and they are very nice.</b> They are, NWA742, and what made it even better is that it was one of those ad-leaders: sticker of $19,700, they took it down in an ad to $14,990, and after trade-in, the price was...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Bumpy Ride
Replies: 62
Views: 7439

RE: Delta's Bumpy Ride

<b> And simply taking pay from pilots is not going to provide a long term solution to <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>'s problem.</b> It won't solve the whole problem, but it will be a good start, and help <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> burn through a lot less...

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by Alpha 1
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France Deporting Radical Muslims
Replies: 52
Views: 2322

RE: France Deporting Radical Muslims

<b>Unfortunately (or fortunately depending on how you look at it) these people are being deported simply on allegations and not being given due process.</b> Not being given due process? Hmm, sounds like Gitmo, to me. Since when do you care about "due process" for people like this, JAL777? Only when ...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2004 Car Reliability Ratings
Replies: 22
Views: 1991

RE: 2004 Car Reliability Ratings

Well, seeing I just yesterday got a brand-new '04 Chevy Malibu, I don't feel too bad with the ratings Chevy/GM got.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I got a 6-year warrenty as well. The warrenty will still be good after my vehicle is paid off, and if I never use it (whic...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Bumpy Ride
Replies: 62
Views: 7439

RE: Delta's Bumpy Ride

<b>I failed to mention it because it was irrelevant to the statement I was refuting. The statement was Delta pilots make 50% more than any other airlines pilots.</b> Excuse me? How is failing to mention the airlines that <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is the same size at, relati...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Assault Jewish Students At Aushwitz
Replies: 104
Views: 3896

RE: French Assault Jewish Students At Aushwitz

<b>And what exactly is wrong with him having anti-France feelings? Heck, not too long ago many restaurants were dumping French wine into the streets.</b> If you have to ask what's wrong with it, you're lost from the outset. And all that anti-French nonsense, was just that-nonsense. Like it did anyth...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France Deporting Radical Muslims
Replies: 52
Views: 2322

RE: France Deporting Radical Muslims

Nothing wrong with that. More power to them.

And yes, it does kind of ruin the image some are trying to make about the French. In fact, the French have been huge players in the war on terrorism since 9/11, as they've caught, or turned up big leads on Al Qaeda bigwigs who have been captured.

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Know The 53 States?
Replies: 17
Views: 4693

RE: Do You Know The 53 States?

Do they qualify for th voucher program.  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Assault Jewish Students At Aushwitz
Replies: 104
Views: 3896

RE: French Assault Jewish Students At Aushwitz

<b>Alpha, don't call yourself a centrist when you are a flaming liberal. And don't call anyone an "Ugly American" when you are far worse.</b>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> Stick it in your ear. You don't see me going around, starting anti-French, anti-forei...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush's “New Freedom Initiative"
Replies: 17
Views: 2034

RE: Bush's “New Freedom Initiative"

Or NWA742, Captoveur, Jcs17, James86, JeffM.

Did I miss anyone in the roll call?  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lifetime Bans Of Passengers=Not Right
Replies: 79
Views: 7839

RE: Lifetime Bans Of Passengers=Not Right

Actually, I think I need to rethink that last sentence. I'm not sure if his relatives are banned, now that I think about it. I remember that he and his parents and his wife's parents, along with his family, were trying to fly to Florida on US, and US refuesed them boarding. I know that he is banned ...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lifetime Bans Of Passengers=Not Right
Replies: 79
Views: 7839

RE: Lifetime Bans Of Passengers=Not Right

CO has banned forever that jackass from Virgina who almost killed a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> Redcoat a few years back in <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>. In fact, he or his entire family can't fly any airlin...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Bumpy Ride
Replies: 62
Views: 7439

RE: Delta's Bumpy Ride

<b>But like i have said before we know they wont do this so I stand behind the pilots 100%</b> There are hell of a lot more pilots, than there are execs at any airline. And if the pilots are stubborn, and not willing to bring their pay scale in line with what other pilots at other carriers are takin...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Centrist And Proud
Replies: 63
Views: 2278

RE: Centrist And Proud

<b>Golly, I think that makes me a centrist.</b> Let's not get carried away here!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> <b>Again, just because there's a slim chance doesn't mean it won't happen to you.</b> Yes, but I'm not a paranoid worrier, who will, on the billio...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush's “New Freedom Initiative"
Replies: 17
Views: 2034

RE: Bush's “New Freedom Initiative"

I think Diamond just set up a little trap for all the conservative nuts on the fourm-and they walked right into it. It proves once again, that you guys are so far up a certain cavity of George W. Bush, you'll excuse or support anything the guy does, without question, and then turn your wrath on anyo...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blacks Being Pimped By The DNC
Replies: 44
Views: 2769

RE: Blacks Being Pimped By The DNC

<b>You are going to find nuts in both parties, referencing Trent Lott's comments to represent the GOP is disingenuous.</b> ROTFL. Why? He's a powerful, mainstream Republican! And if you REALLY don't think that the GOP is FULL of Trent Lott's, who feel that way about blacks, you're freaking nuts. The...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Assault Jewish Students At Aushwitz
Replies: 104
Views: 3896

RE: French Assault Jewish Students At Aushwitz

Galaxy5, you'd make a good headline writer for a rag magazine. Your headline makes it sounds like the entire nation of France assulted this student. But then again, with your hatred of the French, because they don't kiss someone's ass, I'm not surprised. <b>Why do I have a feeling that this will end...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Centrist And Proud
Replies: 63
Views: 2278

RE: Centrist And Proud

Do you have a pool? If you have children it's far more dangerous to have a pool than a gun.

No, I don't have a pool. You're really desperate, Maverick.

Guns suck. Not a bad creed to live by.

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Centrist And Proud
Replies: 63
Views: 2278

RE: Centrist And Proud

<b>If your house gets broken into by dangerous robbers looking to harm you and your family and take your things, you better see damn well that a gun would protect you.</b> Well, I've been on this earth 43 years now, and it's never happened, so I'm not too worried about it. I don't like guns. I don't...

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by Alpha 1
Tue Aug 10, 2004 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kerry Defends Iraq Vote, Then Flip Flops
Replies: 14
Views: 2517

RE: Kerry Defends Iraq Vote, Then Flip Flops

<b>John Kerry admitted that had he known then what he knows now, he would have voted the same way. Then he immediately flip flopped and attacked Bush for going to war.</b> A typical, misleading conservative statement. Kerry said he wouldn't have gone to war without a plan to win the peace, which the...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 09, 2004 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blacks Being Pimped By The DNC
Replies: 44
Views: 2769

RE: Blacks Being Pimped By The DNC

James, for the balance of the last 25 years, the GOP has been the party in power in the <acronym title="China Northwest Airlines">WH</acronym>, and I don't recall them doing much to advance the fortunes and standing of minorities! They always talk about it, just before election time, and they trot o...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 09, 2004 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Like Where You Live?
Replies: 47
Views: 3050

RE: Do You Like Where You Live?

Love it. Quiet neighborhood. Nice, wide streets in our neck of town. the area is growing. On our block are 3 houses, and we're all wide apart, so we all have a lot of space, and a decent amout of land for a "suburban" enviornment. I grew up in this city, but only moved back here 4 years ago, after ...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 09, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blacks Being Pimped By The DNC
Replies: 44
Views: 2769

RE: Blacks Being Pimped By The DNC

<b> She wasn't really into politics at all back then, and that's why she was a Democrat.</b> Ah, so if you're not into politics, you're a Democrat? Interesting. Untrue, but interesting. Personally, any black person who REALLY thinks the GOP, who is still beholden to white, southern, race-dividing po...

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by Alpha 1
Mon Aug 09, 2004 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Conservative And Proud
Replies: 38
Views: 2283

RE: Conservative And Proud

I would agree, at least in the U.S. Although white people ARE a minority in the world, and are fast becoming a minority in the U.S., we (I'm part of that group), have dominiated the political and economic destinies of this world for a long time. How can we be a victimized class? The KKK, which, by t...

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