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It's Going To Have To Be A Helluva Speech

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Fenian_Bastard, Jan 23, 2007.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Just want to be sure you stay sharp Fenian
    My role on the board is to be a bit raffish. My role with 21 remains our secret.
  2. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    If the direction of the GOP gives the Democrats more guys like Webb, Montana Governor Schweitzer, Senator Tester, and others, then I'm all for it. Dems like those guys are the kind I want in office.
  3. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    What exactly do you call the flight suit that your president donned for a photo opp?
  4. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

  5. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

  6. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    I never even mentioned that nor will I defend it, Pavlov's Dog. Now, would you care to address the issue at hand?


    Gore brought that on himself. Look at each one of those stories -- each had a kernel of truth, but Gore exaggerated them just slightly:

    "Gore Florida Classroom": The girl was forced to stand for a single day; Gore made it appear to be on-going.
    "Gore internet": Gore was one of the pioneers in appropriating funds that helped bring us SportsJournalists.com. But by using the word "creating" instead of "funding" or "promoting," he inflated his role.
    "Gore Love Story": Again, Al Gore's word choice dooms him. Had he simply said that parts of Love Story were based on his life, he would have been correct. Using the word "inspired" makes it appear as that his life gave Segal the idea for the story.
    "Gore family farm": The Gores did have a family farm and I'm sure that Al had chores. But plowing a steep hillside with a team of mules? Just say that you had chores and it made you appreciate the hard work that a farmer puts in and leave it at that.

    I see a pattern: Gore will always add that little twist/flourish that isn't necessary. In every case, he could have made an entirely truthful claim, but didn't. That is a character flaw worth examining.
  7. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    We've all covered this shit for the last several years on this board, Pope. Really, what more is there for any of us to say? I won't waste any more time making an argument, if that's what you want.

    Ask someone else to talk to a brick wall.
  8. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    What about Democrats' party? That work? :)
  9. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    So you are willing to jump into the thread, but unwilling to defend your posts? You deride everyone who was talking in the NFC/AFC Conference title games thread, but refuse to give your own analysis. So what will you lower yourself to do?
  10. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Can you bring me up to speed on what you are refering too? I drank a lot of ice tea today and have had to spend a lot of time in bathroom. It's been hard to keep up with all threads.
  11. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    The guy at the frat party who prevents everyone from having to drink Natural Light, just did everyone a favor.
  12. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    You're just trying to get Fenian to correct you on "ice tea," right?
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