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Orwellingly Yurz
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Posted - 02/22/2007 :  12:53:32  Show Profile Send Orwellingly Yurz a Private Message
YO:


Audio clip heard on the Thomm Hartmann Show this morning:


"We do not need to resort to rhetorical threats to prove we are resolute."
JFK


That sentence reminds me of what's been missing for so long. Should 21st century leaders grasp that quote, the good old days will become contemporaneous.

Your friend, Carly Simon (aka OY)


"The modern conservative...is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy. That is the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness."
--John Kenneth Galbraith

If dogs run free
Then what must be,
Must be...
And that is all
--Bob Dylan

The neo-cons have gotten welfare for themselves down to a fine art.
--me

"The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights."
--J. Paul Getty

"The great thing about Art isn't what it give us, but what we become through it."
--Oscar Wilde

"We have Art in order not to die of life."
--Albert Camus

"I cling like a miser to the freedom I lose when surrounded by an abundance of things."
--Albert Camus

"Experience is the name so many people give to their mistakes."
--Oscar Wilde

beskeptigal
SFN Die Hard

USA
3834 Posts

Posted - 02/22/2007 :  14:38:40   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send beskeptigal a Private Message
Carly Simon?

Real Name: Gary
Location: Sacramento, CA, USA
Marital Status: single
Gender: Male
Occupation: Public Radio Broadcaster

Darn, I thought you were saying you really were Simon. That would have been fun.





Edited by - beskeptigal on 02/22/2007 19:10:30
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Original_Intent
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Posted - 02/22/2007 :  15:23:52   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Original_Intent a Private Message
I thought rhetorical politician was oxymoronic....

Peace
Joe
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Dr. Mabuse
Septic Fiend

Sweden
9666 Posts

Posted - 02/22/2007 :  20:14:32   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message
Not as oxymoronic as "military intelligence".

Dr. Mabuse - "When the going gets tough, the tough get Duct-tape..."
Dr. Mabuse whisper.mp3

"Equivocation is not just a job, for a creationist it's a way of life..." Dr. Mabuse

Support American Troops in Iraq:
Send them unarmed civilians for target practice..
Collateralmurder.
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pfretzschner
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USA
67 Posts

Posted - 02/22/2007 :  20:57:18   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send pfretzschner a Private Message
or "jumbo shrimp".
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H. Humbert
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Posted - 02/22/2007 :  21:09:19   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send H. Humbert a Private Message
Or "honest creationist."


"A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true." --Demosthenes

"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool." --Richard P. Feynman

"Face facts with dignity." --found inside a fortune cookie
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