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Post by dox » Fri Jun 11, 2004 1:59 pm

Rarrrrgh! I now know more than I ever wanted to about Ronald Reagan, will it all stop after today?

And what's with the media!?
http://www.cnn.com/2004/US/Northeast/06 ... index.html

That's on the front page of CNN.. I had my mouth washed out with soap countless times when I was a youngster, so did my g/f, and tons of others.. Did it make front page news? Nooooooo..

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Post by Crymson » Fri Jun 11, 2004 2:34 pm

I really hate the world we live in, i really really do. I don't think you have any idea how much things like this make my blood boil.

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Post by Crymson » Fri Jun 11, 2004 2:35 pm

If you can dox, find a copy, probably online, of a short story called
Harrison Bergeron , by... Ringo? Help me out here.

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Post by mbava2003 » Fri Jun 11, 2004 2:41 pm

This one?

HARRISON BERGERON
by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

http://penguinppc.org/~hollis/personal/bergeron.shtml
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"Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam"
"And therefore, I conclude that Carthage must be destroyed"
Marcus Porcius Cato

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Post by Crymson » Fri Jun 11, 2004 2:44 pm

that would the one, I knew it was him, but i couldn't think of the name.

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Post by C-4 BOMBER » Fri Jun 11, 2004 3:29 pm

nice story.

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Post by twister » Sat Jun 12, 2004 9:27 am

i dont like the world as it is right now....think of the children.
Batten down the hatches, theres a Twister a coming

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Post by Crymson » Sun Jun 13, 2004 8:17 pm

well, i had a brief taste of libertarianism this weekend.

Normally, canada is a rule ridden place, but not this weekend.

We went camping an "off-highway-vehicle free zone", about 100 square miles of foothills and creeks where, you can drive and camp, and do whateever the fuck you want, as long as its 1 km off the main road. I tells you, it was really bizarre. We were pulling up to the ditch on the main road, covered up to our roof in mud, pulling out of some meadow with a creek in it, and the park rangers just waved. I mean, anwayere else in and thats a fucking 500$ ticket.
It was rad.

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