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Snake attacks lawyer...okay, how can they tell the difference?
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2011 on SEND IT TO ETC. at Dave Barry's Blog
Someday, somehow, I'm going to see Bonfim. Now to get the money to go, that's the problem.
Toggle Commented Aug 24, 2009 on The Washing of 46th Street at Beautiful Horizons
Damn.
Toggle Commented Aug 13, 2009 on Les Paul at Beautiful Horizons
Reg, your belief in the efficacy of government to solve all of our problems is a wonder to behold, although I do wonder why it is appalling to stoop this low now that Mr Obama is President and why it wasn't only one short year ago. I could claim a double standard, but that would be cynical of me.
Toggle Commented Aug 13, 2009 on The Used at Beautiful Horizons
And if I dont like my insurance coverage with one company, I go somewhere else. Where do I go if I want to cancel the government's insurance?
Wow, Reg, that's some championship stretching; you'd've gotten the gold in Beijing with that kind of stretch. The trouble with your metaphor is this: you're suggesting that the same people who run Amtrak should make health decisions for the general population. This, you'll pardon me for saying so, does not bode well for the overall health of the body politic.
I wish someone would explain to me why people pay attention to the fever swamps and the noisome fumes emitted from them. Obama was born in Hawaii, a part of the United States. That makes him an American citizen. Obama's mother was an American citizen. Together that makes Obama an American citizen by any standard I've ever heard of. People who (like me) want to stop the oncoming train wreck of ObamaCare have more important things to do than indulge in this sort of racist quibbling.
Racist liar and fabulist? Not news, Randy, even for those of us on Pat's side of the aisle.
Tam, Randy doesnt filter the folks who disagree with him. We disagree on just about everything and there's never been a time when he just cut something I wrote because he didn't like my opinion.
Randy, if LA can be forgotten among the young so quickly, what does that say about MJ's chances for being remembered some thirty years from now? Satch was a musical innovator, a pioneer; Michael was deeply talented, no two ways about it, but he was mostly flash and glitter, two phenomena that disappear rather quickly. I strongly suspect that he will vanish from the national consciousness within the next couple of generations. Flash and glitter are easy to come by given the ease with which celebrities are manufactured nowadays.
Toggle Commented Jul 5, 2009 on The Real Tragedy Here at Beautiful Horizons
Hope you had a Happy 4th, Randy. And I thought you might like to see the lead essay here: http://www.burnmagazine.org
Toggle Commented Jul 5, 2009 on Have a Safe Fourth at Beautiful Horizons
So long as they tried; you can't ask more than that.
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2009 on Can Miracles Happen? - Updated at Beautiful Horizons
So the they is a he. And we know Cal had nothing to do with it; Cal did nothing in the White House, but as Will Rogers said, that's what the people wanted down. Not enough presidents take Coolidge's example to heart, I fear.
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2009 on The Right's Historical Amnesia at Beautiful Horizons
Who installed Reza Shah Pahlavi? And stop splitting infinitives.
Toggle Commented Jun 27, 2009 on The Right's Historical Amnesia at Beautiful Horizons
Reg, the extremes play off of each other; if you like a black and white world, then the coming of Moussavi is a problem. For the Israelis, a more moderate Iran developing nuclear weapons is a problem, as it will encourage the US to put pressure on Jerusalem to negotiate as opposed to using force and will still leave them vulnerable to nuclear attack at the end of the day. The Israelis can only look at the American track record with North Korea to see just how effective negotiations are with a regime intent on getting the bomb. It bodes ill, to say the least. As for "extreme Zionist neo-cons," Reg, if you mean Jews, then just say so. The former term smacks of Newspeak. As for thinking of 1989, I am thinking of it. I am thinking that Gorbachev lost his empire and eventually his state because he lacked the will to hold it together. Deng Xiao-ping lost neither his will, his empire, nor his state that year. The year the Berlin Wall came down was also the year of Tianamen Square, and I think that, unless I am greatly mistaken, the mullahs and the Revolutionary Guards are prepared to stay in power by any means necessary, even if it means wading through streets filled with blood.
The revolution may be twittered, but the counterrevolution has triggers, and in a contest of raw political power between a laptop and an AK-47 the latter wins nearly all of the time.
and I try not to be rude.
or Southern...or terribly pious.
I am not impotent
Reg, speaking as this site's only (I think) conservative Republican reader, what was wrong with the evidence already available?
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2009 on Crazy old man... at Beautiful Horizons
Amen, brother
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2009 on Yet Another Modest Proposal at Beautiful Horizons
Post hoc ergo propter hoc.
Toggle Commented Jun 13, 2009 on Shepard Smith at Beautiful Horizons
If you watch that opening sequence carefully, Reg, you'll see that Spielberg's actually staging some of Capa's D-Day pictures.
Toggle Commented Jun 12, 2009 on Capa's D-Day and after... at Beautiful Horizons
Sea foam? Okay, that's enough to give me the willies, but happy anniversary to you both and God's blessing for many more years together.
Toggle Commented Jun 12, 2009 on Fifteen Years at Beautiful Horizons
Reg, cf. Randy's post about Berlusconi above.