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Forum: General Discussions 21 Sep 2010, 19:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,401
Posted By dda
Medicinal Marijuana

A few years ago the State of California passed the "Compassionate Marijuana Use" initiative. It made it leagal, as far as the Great State of California was concerned, for individuals with a serious...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Sep 2010, 19:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,219
Posted By dda
Will you still need me? Will you still feed me?

For the next year I will get to experience the answer to the questions posed by the Beatles when I was much younger.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Sep 2010, 19:20
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By dda
Re: Hurricane Katrina

I don't blame Democrats or Republicans. I don't blame conservatives or liberals. I blame dishonest politicians.

As to addressing the differences in ideology between liberals and conservatives,...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Sep 2010, 18:56
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By dda
Re: Return of a Working Class Hero

Thank you. Sameness would be boring.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Sep 2010, 18:31
Replies: 29
Views: 3,639
Posted By dda
Re: The "Intellectual" Left

Let's back up then.

[What left?}

The American left. Perhaps, as some have suggested, the not as right as the far right. But those on the political left in the United States.

[For that...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2010, 21:21
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By dda
Re: Hurricane Katrina

{Considering it's the army corps of engineers who, on my understanding, are meant to be responsible for building and maintaining said leeves, and said institution is a federal one, one rather wonders...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2010, 18:09
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By dda
Re: Return of a Working Class Hero

That may well be. They seem to be used with a lack of precision in most discussions.

If you would care to clarify the distinction you propose, I would be happy to limit myself to that...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2010, 18:05
Replies: 29
Views: 3,639
Posted By dda
Re: The "Intellectual" Left

If this was only true of political debate and issues, it would be far more understandable. However, it is not limited to this but also seems to frequently raise it's ugly head in academia, religion...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2010, 18:01
Replies: 29
Views: 3,639
Posted By dda
Re: The "Intellectual" Left

No. It was an observation. I first noticed it when I was in school. Those who professed to be intellectuals were usually (not catagorically) those who were least tollerant of the views of others. ...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2010, 17:57
Replies: 29
Views: 3,639
Posted By dda
Re: The "Intellectual" Left

Good. You have demeaned me. You have demeaned an entire country. I don't know whether you profess to be in any way intellectual but you certainly are following in the pattern of which I complain.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2010, 17:53
Replies: 29
Views: 3,639
Posted By dda
Re: The "Intellectual" Left

Demeaning without presenting a position.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2010, 05:52
Replies: 29
Views: 3,639
Posted By dda
The "Intellectual" Left

The Left, in the United States, lays claim to all intellectual high ground. Most of higher education is stocked by members of the Left intelligentsia. And yet, the attacks on leaders on the right...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2010, 05:22
Replies: 29
Views: 7,212
Posted By dda
Re: The Skiddy and Marilyn Manson ultra ideas thread.

If you get in trouble, I have a friend in the Contra Costa DA's office.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2010, 05:21
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By dda
Re: Hurricane Katrina

Pay attention.

I didn't blame Katrina on Obama.

However, it wasn't Bush that screwed up either.

It was the Governor of the state of Louisiana (at the time a Democrat) and the Mayor of New...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Sep 2010, 01:08
Replies: 29
Views: 7,212
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 14 Sep 2010, 01:07
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By dda
Re: Hurricane Katrina

In the years BEFORE Katrina something in the neighborhood of 2 or 3 billion dollars was sent to Louisiana to build up the levees. However, the liberals in Louisiana felt that spending it on...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Sep 2010, 01:04
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By dda
Re: Return of a Working Class Hero

However, it isn't likely to break outr any time.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Sep 2010, 01:03
Replies: 10
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Posted By dda
Re: dda

If Yahwe's gone then I guess a happy birthday thread next month is useless.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2010, 01:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By dda
Re: Gifts

Have you ever noticed that the people in power usually seem to be the rich? Have you noticed that even those who are professing to want to take money from the rich and give it to the poor seem to be...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2010, 01:03
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By dda
Re: Return of a Working Class Hero

Thought? Damn, now I'm doing it.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2010, 01:00
Replies: 10
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Views: 1,494
Posted By dda
Re: dda

I picked this particular venue for fagging things up. I felt sure no one would notice. Was I somehow wrong?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2010, 00:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By dda
Re: So it turns out fat is fine.

It is also a problem for alcoholics and others who have effectively destroyed their liver. However, thank you for this post, I hadn't revisited the current wisdom on the problem. It doesn't help me...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2010, 00:54
Replies: 29
Views: 7,212
Posted By dda
Re: The Skiddy and Marilyn Manson ultra ideas thread.

[QUOTE=oil;3198142]the fact that this forum is completely dead. QUOTE]

Threads like this should revive it.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Aug 2010, 00:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By dda
Re: Gifts

The first job of any power system is to maintain its own existence. Altruism has very little to do with anything that a government does. Governments tend to grow and gather power to those in...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Aug 2010, 00:04
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By dda
Re: Return of a Working Class Hero

Total equality would be boring.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2010, 01:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By dda
Re: Gifts

Government still expects you to show your gratitude by supporting their continuance in power. In the U. S. this takes the form of accusing the other party of being evil people with no human...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2010, 01:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By dda
Re: So it turns out fat is fine.

That sounds very nice, however, you need to keep a watch on your ketones. Ketoacidosis can kill you. It destroys some internal organs in some fashion or the other. Please look it up and note the...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 23:08
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By dda
Re: Philosophy

Better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness.

You have posted a new thread.

This makes me happy.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 23:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By dda
Re: Gifts

Yes you can. I do now.

However, government ALWAYS expects something in return.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 23:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By dda
Re: Gifts

He lives nearby and we run into each other occasionally.

He is the dean of a small law school and has, in the past, asked me to sit as a judge for their moot court competition.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 23:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By dda
Re: So it turns out fat is fine.

I have lost some weight, almost but not quite died of a heart attack, have diabetes and now, apparently, as pointed out in another thread, am starting to laugh it up with....uh....whatever.

Still...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 22:56
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By dda
Re: Return of a Working Class Hero

One of the dangers of growing old. You can remember your childhood but not recent events.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 19:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By dda
Gifts

About 50 year ago, I learned a life lesson which has been something I have lived by since.

When I was a young lad, I collected baseball trading cards avidly. I spent most of my money (admittedly...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 18:12
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By dda
Re: Philosophy

Apparently I haven't quite gotten the hang of how to edit.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 18:11
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By dda
Re: Philosophy

Where is the Oil generated thread? I must have missed it.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 18:10
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By dda
Re: Philosophy

Where is the Oil generated thread?
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 18:08
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By dda
Re: Hurricane Katrina

What is needed in New Orleans and Louisiana is a less corrupt political infrastructure. Jindal has made a good start but has a long history of the way things are done in Louisiana to overcome.
...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2010, 18:00
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By dda
Re: Return of a Working Class Hero

It is hardly a question of capitalism vs non-capitalism.

Capitalism, when working correctly, should be the more efficient use of resources winning over the less efficient. Your workers are a...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Aug 2010, 07:24
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By dda
Hurricane Katrina

August 28 is the fifth anniversary of hurricane Katrina. Billions of dollars have been poured into New Orleans and most of the homes which were destroyed during Katrina are STILL destroyed. Only...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Aug 2010, 07:18
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By dda
Re: Return of a Working Class Hero

We frequently go to Walnut Creek. My wife likes to shop at Nordstroms and several other stores. The computer I am typing this on was bought at the Apple Store in Walnut Creek. While in Walnut...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2010, 04:58
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By dda
Return of a Working Class Hero

Once again I have been called to do battle with the imperial forces of oppression of the working class.

In San Joaquin County we have a thriving wine industry. Many square miles of land is...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2010, 03:38
Replies: 98
Views: 18,676
Posted By dda
Re: Almost a decade!

I always like Skiddy's scooter.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2010, 03:36
Replies: 2
Views: 1,313
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2010, 03:32
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By dda
Re: Philosophy

It may take a few years to get to a second page but is possible if one just ignores the original post.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2010, 03:30
Replies: 442
Views: 26,322
Posted By dda
Re: A Plane Problem

The perpetual thread.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2010, 03:28
Replies: 23
Views: 4,138
Posted By dda
Re: Why I am sad

Too many threads about there not being any new threads.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2010, 03:22
Replies: 14
Views: 2,834
Posted By dda
Re: Where the ****

Recently a stray cat arrived at our house and I named the cat Ginger, due to coloring, I truly thought of naming it Gordon but it turned out to be a female.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2010, 03:17
Replies: 46
Views: 10,700
Posted By dda
Re: To Yahwe

I, for one, am exceedingly hopeful that one day all things old will be worth a lot of money. Less than a month from my 64th birthday I am willing to become worth a lot of money if only Obama and the...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Aug 2010, 03:10
Replies: 6
Views: 3,511
Posted By dda
Re: It's a bit quiet in here...

Not much to say. Not much being said.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2010, 22:47
Replies: 50
Views: 2,753
Posted By dda
Re: The end of british democracy?

Brand new memeber looks up a 2 1/2 year old thread and bumbs it. An interesting introduction to GD.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jan 2010, 00:03
Replies: 23
Views: 4,138
Posted By dda
Re: Why I am sad

Now see, I never let that get in my way.

Personally, I blame Obama.

Things were so much better under Bush.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jan 2010, 01:10
Replies: 41
Views: 7,280
Posted By dda
Re: Signs you are getting grown up

Not sure? Can't quite remember what it's called.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jan 2010, 01:07
Replies: 46
Views: 10,700
Posted By dda
Re: To Yahwe

Is this person a Republican?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2010, 07:32
Replies: 46
Views: 10,700
Posted By dda
Re: To Yahwe

I might note that just about everyone who has posted in the last few months are people who have been around for several years. There are no new folks. In fact I am the "Newb" on this thread. How...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2010, 07:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,698
Posted By dda
Re: What did YOU eat today?

I had a taco and a chimichanga for lunch today.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2010, 07:21
Replies: 41
Views: 7,280
Posted By dda
Re: Signs you are getting grown up

So where are you warping the unsuspecting minds of todays youth?

I find in rather interesting to watch you all getting more mature as I begin my trip into my second-childhood.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2010, 07:18
Replies: 41
Views: 7,280
Posted By dda
Re: Signs you are getting grown up

I purchased one of those for The Lady Joy a few years ago. However, all we use it for is preparing cookie dough.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2010, 07:03
Replies: 31
Views: 3,069
Posted By dda
Re: Whats the LAST thing you purchased?

Chicken tenders for myself and clam chowder in a bread bowl for my wife.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2010, 07:01
Replies: 57
Views: 8,204
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2009, 04:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By dda
How olf wer you on November 9, 1989?

There are some watershed dates in modern history. One of those was November 9, 1989. How old were you at that time and do you have any memories of that time? How do you view the event of that day?...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2009, 04:15
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

The United States is not perfect. No argument there. However, it still begs the question, what is the alternative at this time?

Yahwe is correct when he says that America took on the mantle of...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2009, 16:56
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

1. There may well be good reason to cry.

2. Pzx Romana wasn't that paxfull.

3. Can collapse and fall.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2009, 16:53
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

Good. As long as no one worries things can only get better, right?



There is no justification. However, this doesn't stop it from happening and who is in charge does make a difference
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2009, 19:02
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

I don't believe that super-powers are super-powers in orde to provide justice for the world.

However, the U. S. is (or perhaps has) abdicating the role. It is becoming increasingly clear that...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2009, 18:50
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

I also found it interesting.

However, in the context of the discussion about Obama's policy. None of those ideas seem to be included in the 2,000+ pages of the current proposal. There are,...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2009, 05:19
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

A man comes up to me and says "you need a new car". He then offers me a Huyndai and wants me to pay him for a Rolls Royce. Good deal? Should I jump on it?

The Democratic health care plan isn't...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2009, 04:52
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

A rational approach to health care would include some improvements to the current system in the U. S. However, you misunderstood the 2% number I cited regarding the current Democratic health care...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2009, 04:28
Replies: 14
Views: 2,247
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2009, 22:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By dda
Re: Environmental Questions

There has been research in antiarctica on ice cores take which indicate that there have been many incidences of the earth warming FOLLOWED by an increase in the CO2 level.

The current wisdom is...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2009, 21:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By dda
Re: Environmental Questions

Another question then. Do increased levels of CO2 cause global warming or does global warming cause increased levels of CO2? The evidence seems equivocal.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2009, 19:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By dda
Environmental Questions

Are there any estimates out there as to how long it would take the world to return to "normal" temperatures if man were to disappear tomorrow?

Is there any estimate as to what "normal" is?

If...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2009, 19:08
Replies: 49
Views: 7,476
Posted By dda
Re: What book are you reading now?

Is this a Romantic Novel? Detective fiction? I haven't seen it on the news stand.

However, I like the title. I like apples.

Princeps Fury by Butcher
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2009, 19:06
Replies: 1
Views: 1,128
Posted By dda
Re: British Police goes DDR

Certainly they are the paragons of police virtue that say the Cheka, NKVD, OGPU, GUGB, NKGB, MGB, MVD and KGB were. Now those were real police.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2009, 19:00
Replies: 19
Views: 4,364
Posted By dda
Re: Favorite "song"

Sad Songs (They Say So Much) - Elton John
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2009, 18:55
Replies: 14
Views: 2,247
Posted By dda
Re: The British National party and the BBC

But you just said that all of the parties engage in the same emotion laden rhetoric to appeal to the emotions of the masses. Who gets to decide who should and who should not be allowed to spew their...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2009, 18:41
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

You are badly misinformed. There is no one in the U. S. who is outside of the "safety net". It is the law in the United States that no one can be refused health care if they present themselves to a...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2009, 17:59
Replies: 31
Views: 7,308
Posted By dda
Re: Dhimmitude in the UK

No. The UK does not.

The UK does 2 things.

[I know that idiots would rather life was simple but (gratuitous insult please edit out) ] proper governance is complicated.

The Uk
1) has adopted...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2009, 07:34
Replies: 14
Views: 2,247
Posted By dda
Re: The British National party and the BBC

If one has any faith at all in the electorate then allowing the free airing of views by idiots should make it easier for the citizenry to make an informed decision to ignore them. Look at some of...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2009, 07:25
Replies: 22
Views: 4,399
Posted By dda
Re: Would you rather shoot or shag Katie Price

At my age, either would probably be fatal to one of us.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2009, 07:22
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

Obama's Health Care Bill

1. Isn't Obama's (Harry Reed and Pelosi are carrying the water) U. S. presidents don't write legislation.

2. Will probably not result in better health care for...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2009, 07:07
Replies: 35
Views: 11,359
Posted By dda
Re: Obama

Swedes. Do you need more?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Aug 2009, 21:51
Replies: 25
Views: 3,014
Posted By dda
Re: The lack of prosperity after WW2

Why is it, do you suppose, that some cultures succeed and others fail?

Is it nature or nurture?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2009, 00:37
Replies: 23
Views: 2,483
Posted By dda
Re: Obama is the antichrist

Why state the obvious?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2009, 00:31
Replies: 51
Views: 8,043
Posted By dda
Re: Is Bigger Government Better

An interesting question.

What would your answer be?
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2009, 21:35
Replies: 51
Views: 8,043
Posted By dda
Re: Is Bigger Government Better

The true myth is that government really gives a shit. It doesn't for the most part.

The government is just another business. A business which wishes to grow and prosper. A business whose...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2009, 19:42
Replies: 51
Views: 8,043
Posted By dda
Re: Is Bigger Government Better

Because government enterprises do not have to show a profit, they can, and usually do, have a competitive advantage over private companies. Government can subsidize their own enterprises and, should...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jul 2009, 00:48
Replies: 51
Views: 8,043
Posted By dda
Re: Is Bigger Government Better

Evidence and G. D. seems to be an odd concept. However, if you would deliniate which "crazy" claims you wish evidence on, I will attempt to obilge this obsessive need of yours.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jul 2009, 21:00
Replies: 51
Views: 8,043
Posted By dda
Re: Is Bigger Government Better

The question involves the proper role of government. While I think that Obama is in the process of ruining the country, aided and abetted by congress and the Supreme Court in many instances. My...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jul 2009, 19:02
Replies: 51
Views: 8,043
Posted By dda
Re: Is Bigger Government Better

There is an old saying, "The road to hell is paved with good intentions.



The problem with this is that more often comes at the expense of quality. The additional problem in the U. S. is that...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2009, 17:43
Replies: 51
Views: 8,043
Posted By dda
Re: Is Bigger Government Better

Sadly, one will almost inevitably lead to the other, I fear.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2009, 17:00
Replies: 51
Views: 8,043
Posted By dda
Is Bigger Government Better

On American Independence Day, I watch my country in a mixture of bemusement and alarm. The country was founded on the principle that government needed to be controlled so that it didn't oppress the...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2009, 16:44
Replies: 14
Views: 2,247
Posted By dda
Re: The King of Popped His Clogs

They are predicting that as many as 700,000 people may clog the area around the Staples Center for his memorial.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jun 2009, 06:05
Replies: 14
Views: 2,247
Posted By dda
Re: The King of Popped His Clogs

Newt leaves GD and Michael Jackson dies......coincidence or ........?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2009, 04:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,662
Posted By dda
June 6th

66 years ago today, many young men gave their lives for the illusion we call freedom.

I salute their heroism.

Many other young men gave their lives in defense of state control.

I weep for...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2009, 03:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By dda
Re: Land Lord problems

Not many are well built when they are 61.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jun 2009, 02:32
Replies: 22
Views: 2,189
Posted By dda
Re: My Dilema

I always have trouble forgetting an injustice.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jun 2009, 17:31
Replies: 22
Views: 2,189
Posted By dda
Re: My Dilema

I only had one case where the murdered person named his killer before he died. It didn't make any difference as the jury didn't believe him anyway and the killer was aquitted.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2009, 22:45
Replies: 50
Views: 5,025
Posted By dda
Re: Riddles!

Take your brother's ship.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2009, 22:36
Replies: 30
Views: 4,121
Posted By dda
Re: A Working Class Hero Once Again

You lost that one didn't you?

So, sad songs, then.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2009, 06:55
Replies: 12
Views: 2,060
Posted By dda
Re: God is back!

This has always been your hallmark.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2009, 06:53
Replies: 30
Views: 4,121
Posted By dda
Re: A Working Class Hero Once Again

Arnold has never been a Republican. He has turned out to be a very weak governor. I long for the return of Gray Davis.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2009, 06:51
Replies: 18
Views: 2,703
Posted By dda
Re: Obama Budget $3.55 Trillion

The worry is that Obama may ban me. But then many may feel that this would be change they can believe in.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2009, 00:23
Replies: 18
Views: 2,703
Posted By dda
Re: Obama Budget $3.55 Trillion

The point here would be that although everyone bought into the hype that Obama was going to be different because of his stirring rhetoric that in so many ways it is business as usual.

The large...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2009, 20:10
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By dda
Re: Amazing Stimulus

Sadly, we have been forced to turn in all our tin foil. Rom Emanuel's idea.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2009, 20:08
Replies: 18
Views: 2,703
Posted By dda
Re: Obama Budget $3.55 Trillion

The point of the thread is that I am afraid that my country is on a ruinous course. Is this a new concern of mine? No. The warning signs were there during the last Bush term.

However, the...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2009, 19:01
Replies: 8
Views: 2,165
Posted By dda
Re: Spaghetti

That's the one!

It was a take off on a popular album by The Tiajuana Brass, "Whipped Cream and Other Delights."

I had forgotten how the comedians album cover was composed.

Thanks. That made...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 19:26
Replies: 17
Views: 2,294
Posted By dda
Re: Mind voting my brothers band?

I looked on the ballot but couldn't find McCain so didn't know what to do.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 19:23
Replies: 12
Views: 2,060
Posted By dda
Re: God is back!

Why is there no post in this thread from Yahwe saying that he has never left?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 19:22
Replies: 18
Views: 2,703
Posted By dda
Re: Obama Budget $3.55 Trillion

Do you really want the same government that ran the war running the health care system? I expect them to be every bit as effective.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 19:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By dda
Re: Just to clear this up

Yep. About 90 miles away in Stockton. I actually spent a semester at San Jose State in the long ago and far away. San Joaquin county is actually a contiguous county with Santa Clara county.


...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 19:05
Replies: 18
Views: 2,703
Posted By dda
Obama Budget $3.55 Trillion

No piker this fellow.

The $3.55 trillion is just the regular budget (up some 30% over last years despite a downturn in the economy---god love the Democrats).

Of course this doesn't include the...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 18:55
Replies: 14
Views: 2,141
Posted By dda
Re: A Celebrity Once Again

At my age I hate the term SEXagenarian. It seems somehow taunting.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 18:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By dda
Re: Amazing Stimulus

They haven't taken them (yet) however, it appears they are in the process of putting a lien on the gold and silver dental work.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 18:49
Replies: 8
Views: 2,165
Posted By dda
Re: Spaghetti

I wish I could have spaghetti but am denied acces to that many carbohydrates all at once.

There was a '60's album cover featuring an apparently nude woman sitting covered in a pile of spaghetti...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 18:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By dda
Re: Just to clear this up

I tried to send you a pm but you obviously don't pick those up. So...
What is going on with you these days?

What happened to the masters at Arizona State? Finished? Quit? On going?

Did...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 18:36
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By dda
Re: Just to clear this up

Conservatism did not blow up the world's economy. While Republicans lent a helping hand, it wasn't those who held to conservative principals. Had Republicans stuck to conservative principals while...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2009, 07:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By dda
Amazing Stimulus

In a masterpiece of political will, the US congress passed an 1100 page document within 24 hours of its presentation. The ink was still wet on the paper when it was voted on. No one (i repeat) no...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2009, 07:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By dda
Re: "Obama on My Mind"

In a "The Nightmare before Christmas" sort of way.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2009, 07:00
Replies: 12
Views: 2,060
Posted By dda
Re: God is back!

Did you have tickets to the '36 match then?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2009, 06:57
Replies: 31
Views: 7,308
Posted By dda
Re: Dhimmitude in the UK

Fortunately Iran will soon have nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them so that they can set things to right. Oh happy day!
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2009, 06:46
Replies: 30
Views: 4,121
Posted By dda
Re: A Working Class Hero Once Again

For those who wish to go back to a more open border, the news is good. The Obama administration and the Democrats are very much inclined to allow more immigration. Whether it is good or bad wil...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2009, 06:37
Replies: 14
Views: 2,141
Posted By dda
Re: A Celebrity Once Again

I am told that it has been changed to the Discovery Channel ID, whatever the hell, that is. Apparently others found the show as boring as I did. They are supposed to give me additional info later...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Feb 2009, 02:10
Replies: 14
Views: 2,141
Posted By dda
Re: A Celebrity Once Again

I think that was what I was saying with the original post.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2009, 23:56
Replies: 14
Views: 2,141
Posted By dda
Re: A Celebrity Once Again

It is quite common for us celebraties to be the object of jealous resentment.

The life of the rich and famous is not without its trials.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2009, 19:12
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By dda
Re: When to stop...

Pedantic geek. Who would have thunk it?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2009, 19:09
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By dda
"Obama on My Mind"

About 45 seconds ago I heard a news item that said that a musical had been written entitled "Obama on My Mind." The news also reported that it woud begin running next month...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2009, 19:01
Replies: 30
Views: 4,121
Posted By dda
A Working Class Hero Once Again

I have been assigned a case to decide whether, what and who to prosecute. It is a case of a young woman (17 years old), an illegal alien farm worker, who died of a heat stroke while tending grape...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2009, 18:47
Replies: 14
Views: 2,141
Posted By dda
A Celebrity Once Again

Once again I will be in celebrity status.

Next Wednesday night on The Learning Channel I shall be seen in all of my resplendent glory being interviewed regarding a homicide case I prosecuted...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2009, 23:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,498
Posted By dda
Re: Approval Ratings

You never write any more. I'm get so lonely.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2009, 23:40
Replies: 10
Views: 1,498
Posted By dda
Re: Approval Ratings

Not the least bit bitter. Nor the least bit blind. I do however notice things and refuse to close my eyes to things which I find of concern.

Would you have ignored such things had George Bush...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2009, 06:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,498
Posted By dda
Approval Ratings

I am being rather amused by the media's OCD in having to continually do polls on Obama's approbal rating. The man has only been in office for less than ten days and the press is reporting a second...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2009, 06:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By dda
Re: Jesus

You say that as if it were a bad thing.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2009, 06:30
Replies: 14
Views: 4,076
Posted By dda
Re: So I was driving to work...

Interesting. Who did you give it to?
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jan 2009, 00:22
Replies: 48
Views: 4,330
Posted By dda
Re: Heathrow expansion to go ahead

Any time the masses can be scared someone, notably politicians and their cronies, who find ways to profit from the ensuing hysteria.

I note, as an example, that whenever there is talk of reigning...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jan 2009, 02:06
Replies: 48
Views: 4,330
Posted By dda
Re: Heathrow expansion to go ahead

Apparently, Mars is warming as well. Our CO2 emisssions must really be astronomical.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jan 2009, 01:58
Replies: 48
Views: 4,330
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jan 2009, 01:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By dda
Re: Irony in Advertising

Don't ask. Don't tell. Don't browse.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jan 2009, 01:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By dda
Re: Irony in Advertising

If I were a right wing Christian, I would not have been able to admit to there having been an ice age or that the world existed more than 6,000 years ago.

This is not to say that I don't believe...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jan 2009, 01:26
Replies: 17
Views: 2,715
Posted By dda
Re: Imagining the Tenth Dimension

I am a Republican and thus am required to remain one demensional.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jan 2009, 01:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By dda
Irony in Advertising

I noted, with a certain amount of amusement, the banner advertisement currently displaying at the top of my "Forums". The banner reads, "Meet Christian Singles in Your City."

While there are some...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jan 2009, 00:49
Replies: 48
Views: 4,330
Posted By dda
Re: Heathrow expansion to go ahead

I know in Norway you may not have gotten the news that the ice age has ended, however, there was one. It was in all of the papers.

I am not sure how one explains the warming of the planet over an...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jan 2009, 00:39
Replies: 45
Views: 18,613
Posted By dda
Re: All Time Music - Top3

Everything since 1980 say is not music.

As for rap, it is a well known fact that the methane emissions from rap and rappers is the predoninant cause of global warming.

Only in Albuquerque, New...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jan 2009, 00:28
Replies: 48
Views: 4,330
Posted By dda
Re: Heathrow expansion to go ahead

Earth's climate is always changing. It never stays the same. Thus any government which attempts to contradict the course of nature isn't well thought out. The earth has been warming, for the most...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2008, 07:15
Replies: 19
Views: 2,242
Posted By dda
Re: e-fail

The first date I took my wife on was to Palo Alto to see a football game. Palo Alto is the home of Stanford University, the Harvard of the West.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2008, 07:08
Replies: 39
Views: 3,655
Posted By dda
Re: Are You in a Recession Yet?

In a gesture of hands across the sea and such, I offer to take you to dinner should you come to the San Francisco Bay Area on your holiday. This would save you at least a little money.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2008, 07:05
Replies: 39
Views: 3,655
Posted By dda
Re: Are You in a Recession Yet?

My hairline is where it has always been. In fact, since my heart attack my hair is growing faster than ever. Oddly, my hair, which was always straight, is now starting to get wavy. I blame Obama!
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2008, 07:01
Replies: 39
Views: 3,655
Posted By dda
Re: Are You in a Recession Yet?

Does this mean that you ARE unemployed or that you will survive in the event that you become unemployed?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2008, 00:17
Replies: 17
Views: 1,978
Posted By dda
Re: Corporate Whoring Materialistic Debt-Inducing Day

All whores wish they were madams.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2008, 00:14
Replies: 39
Views: 3,655
Posted By dda
Re: Are You in a Recession Yet?

And I almost forgot....

What about QR5? Or does being victimized by recessive genes count?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2008, 00:11
Replies: 39
Views: 3,655
Posted By dda
Are You in a Recession Yet?

There seems to be a lot of economic bad news going around. Has it had any noticable effect on any of you on GD?

Has Yahwe had to start drinking an inferior appelation of Champagne?

Has Tomkat...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2008, 00:04
Replies: 17
Views: 1,978
Posted By dda
Re: Corporate Whoring Materialistic Debt-Inducing Day

All whores are capitalists though not all capitalists are whores.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2008, 00:02
Replies: 56
Views: 4,914
Posted By dda
Re: Through the Fire and Flames

We'll make a Republican of you yet!
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 20:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,978
Posted By dda
Re: Corporate Whoring Materialistic Debt-Inducing Day

I thought the thread was going to about corporate begging by the US auto industry before congress.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 20:21
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By dda
Re: Ally McBeal

I had never read a "Captain America" comic book until this year. My eldest son gave me a "Captain America" comic boo which he got free for purchasing several other comics. It was set in an...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2008, 22:14
Replies: 23
Views: 5,498
Posted By dda
Re: The Obama Nation

Oops. There for a moment I thought I has stumbled into the Science Fiction versus Fantasy thread.

But then I have never been a fan of revisionist history.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2008, 22:02
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By dda
Re: Ally McBeal

I always like "The Biscuit."
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 22:23
Replies: 23
Views: 5,498
Posted By dda
The Obama Nation

It has taken me a few weeks but I have decided not to commit suicide.

I think it may be amusing to watch what happens and the rationalizations which will be used to justify measures which will be...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 22:15
Replies: 14
Views: 2,683
Posted By dda
Re: Election Prediction Thread

About 80$ ex-Clinton administration wanks.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 21:07
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

I became a Republican when I figured out that my wife would stop blaming me for everything the Democrats did if I wasn't one.

I stayed a Republican when I figured out that the real threat to...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 21:05
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

How about the Democrats who want to restrict the freedom of speech/freedom of the press? Who want to do away with the secret ballot in union elections?
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 21:00
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

I love how you have zero contact with reality or facts.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 20:55
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

Palin is not a run of the mill politician. She was forced to run under a run of the mill politician.

I fail to understand how the actions of her daughter make Ms. Palin a hypocrite. Unless she...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 20:43
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

I have registered Republican and Democrat at various times in my life. I have voted Democrat more often than I have voted Republican.

I am genuinely apprehensive about a person with little...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 20:28
Replies: 12
Views: 2,205
Posted By dda
Re: Is your next door neigbour a racist f***?

My neighbor doesn't like white people. However, in the US, since he is a minority member, it is impossible, by politicly correct definition, for him to be a racist.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 20:24
Replies: 14
Views: 2,219
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 20 Nov 2008, 00:16
Replies: 12
Views: 2,205
Posted By dda
Re: Is your next door neigbour a racist f***?

My next door neighbor is a member of a defined minority group and as such is, in the US, considered to be incapable of racism.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Oct 2008, 21:14
Replies: 14
Views: 2,100
Posted By dda
Re: I just bought...

In my current assignment, I review complaints of consumer fraud. Quite a few complaints come in about people getting screwed on e-bay. I regularly send out letters explaining that there is very...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Oct 2008, 21:06
Replies: 30
Views: 5,039
Posted By dda
Re: How to make some money

I'm sorry. My mind is still reeling from the thought of Zhukov "investing."
Forum: General Discussions 3 Oct 2008, 21:09
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

McGovern: He was running against Nixon. I really, really didn't like Nixon and didn't have a viable alternative. At least I can't be blamed for Nixon.

Carter: The option was to vote for Ford...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2008, 20:23
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

My glasses don't distort the sides of my face but I assure you that they are very very necessary. You haven't turned 40 yet. You are forgiven.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2008, 20:17
Replies: 23
Views: 2,872
Posted By dda
Re: Practical Ethical Question

Some people are worse than useless. They are actually of no value whatsoever, except perhaps a negative value. How much would a person have to be worth to be worth a billion times more than the...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Sep 2008, 21:56
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

So if an initiative were place on the ballot in your state to end abortions or seriously restrict them, you would not campaign against its passage?

If you feel something is wrong, how is it wrong...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Sep 2008, 21:02
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By dda
Re: Will the world end in 2 days ?

Apparently the collider only lasted 2 days.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Sep 2008, 20:48
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

I am not a woman, however, I support a woman's right to chose. That right to chose, however, I believe extends to her right to decide what she thinks is right an wrong. There are many who are...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2008, 21:56
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

Interestingly, at least to me, my voting history, as well as my party affiliation would seem to belie such a conclusion.

I was first able to vote in 1967. I registered as a Republican. Both of...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2008, 21:32
Replies: 40
Views: 4,538
Posted By dda
Re: Philosexology

Does Prover have A. D. D. ?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Sep 2008, 21:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,360
Posted By dda
Re: So it happens again

Tex Yahwe, the only law west of the Pecos.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Sep 2008, 19:46
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

Are we talking Norway or the New Soviet Russia?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Sep 2008, 16:33
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By dda
Re: Back to Work

I am working until early January, 2010, some 16 months away. There is a very good reason for this. My wife has a number of uncompleted home improvement projects which she intends to implement over...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Sep 2008, 16:25
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

I at one time thought about going to Norway, finding Zhukov and smothering him in his sleep. I later changed my mind.

That doesn't mean that I didn't come down on the right side of the issure. ...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Sep 2008, 16:18
Replies: 17
Views: 3,170
Posted By dda
Re: Piyush Jindal

He has also made inroads into the indemic culture of corruption in Louisiana, easily the most corrupt state in the United States.

Tacitus is correct on the hurricane issue and (dare I say it?)...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2008, 21:22
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Re: Sarah Palin

The country would have to survive an Obama presidency. Something I am truely apprehensive about.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2008, 21:20
Replies: 17
Views: 3,170
Posted By dda
Piyush Jindal

Piyush "Bobby" Jidal is the Governor of Louisiana.

He has shown what a difference a governor can make in times of disaster.

While Gustav wan't as fierce a storm as Katrina and it didn't hit New...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2008, 21:12
Replies: 120
Views: 25,279
Posted By dda
Sarah Palin

I like her.

Not bad looking for a poitician.

Not bad looking for a mother of 5.

I like the idea that she took out three of the top Republicans in her home state on corruption charges.

I...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2008, 21:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By dda
Re: Back to Work

One must keep the image alive!
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2008, 19:19
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By dda
Silver Lining

At least with the dirth of posting on GD we also don't have to endure the whining that came with the "they're being mean" threads or the even worse "rep" debates.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2008, 18:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,529
Posted By dda
Re: GD is dead?

Dead? Hah, hah, hah!

That's just what we want people to think!

Once we have lulled everyone in to a sense of security we will launch out all out scheme for taking over the internet and bending...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2008, 18:40
Replies: 17
Views: 4,494
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2008, 18:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By dda
Back to Work

Today I returned to work after a little over 4 months off. I had feared that I might have lost my abilities at work, however, am delighted to find that I have not.

Spent the first hour calling...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Aug 2008, 00:17
Replies: 15
Views: 3,463
Posted By dda
Re: hello friends

"British" Guiana actually. Not to be confused with "French" Guiana or "Dutch" Guiana aka Surinam.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2008, 16:19
Replies: 45
Views: 4,685
Posted By dda
Re: Council strike, inflation and living cost

In the US, corporate tax rates are higher than individual tax rates, plus the dividends paid to stock holders is also taxable. Double win for the government.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2008, 15:58
Replies: 15
Views: 3,463
Posted By dda
Re: hello friends

Rick 111 has 111 posts. Is that going to be it?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2008, 21:28
Replies: 34
Views: 2,492
Posted By dda
Re: Latest Kyoto Report for EU

The leader in what?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2008, 21:24
Replies: 33
Views: 2,660
Posted By dda
Re: Thank You For Your Kind Thoughts

I have now obtained, for the first time in my live, a passport so I still plan on seeing London. Since the internet is monitored, they did insist on listing Al-Wahid as an alias.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2008, 21:08
Replies: 34
Views: 2,492
Posted By dda
Re: Latest Kyoto Report for EU

So, until China, and India
opt in there is no point in the US joining?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2008, 20:37
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By dda
Re: Stockton, California, USA

Would that I had that kind of leverage.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2008, 20:24
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By dda
Stockton, California, USA

The city of Stockton, in the great state of California, U. S. uf A. has had many accolades and many honors heaped on its doorstep. Stockton was once named an "All-American" city by some group in...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2008, 20:11
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By dda
Re: Will the world end in 2 days ?

Acording to the Mayans it won't end until 2012. However, the Mayan' ended a lot sooner than that.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2008, 01:42
Replies: 33
Views: 2,660
Posted By dda
Re: Thank You For Your Kind Thoughts

I posted my intentions to come to London in a year. I assume that all necessary prcautions will be taken by the Queen and Parlament to correct any unfortunate situations before my arrival. If they...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2008, 22:59
Replies: 33
Views: 2,660
Posted By dda
Thank You For Your Kind Thoughts

Yes, I had a heart attack and emergency open heart surgery. However, I promise I shall not fall into the "Old Folks Syndrome" where I post innumerable and interminable threads about my health.

I...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Apr 2008, 00:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,982
Posted By dda
Re: I found another Jesus (religion)

Traveler

You don't understand GD at all, do you?

Clearly, if GD were to go to this guy's blog, they would flame him and explain to him why god DID exist and why he was an idiot for saying...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2008, 23:57
Replies: 28
Views: 2,104
Posted By dda
Re: Britain's Got Talent

Whoever pos repped this person should be banned.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2008, 23:52
Replies: 30
Views: 1,887
Posted By dda
Re: Making friends =)

It appears to me that you may be too immature to attract the 16-18 year olds which you covet.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2008, 23:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By dda
Re: Happy Birthday VdM

I don't know that GD is ready for such controversial threads but happy birthday any way.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2008, 22:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,425
Posted By dda
Re: The Australian Incestuous Couple

I tend to agree and yet the term moterf***er still tends to be seen as an insult.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2008, 22:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By dda
Re: Tibet and the Olympics

Hillary Clinton has urged a boycott of the Olympics by the United States.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2008, 00:34
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By dda
Tibet and the Olympics

There are many in San Francisco who are planning to protest when the Olympic flame comes to town in the near future. They are protesting because the Olympics because of Chinese repression in Tibet....
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2008, 00:30
Replies: 20
Views: 1,377
Posted By dda
Dichotomy

It seems to me that the people who cry out the most to keep government from intruding in our lives are often the same people who want to turn over large portions of their self reliance to government...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2008, 23:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By dda
Re: Stereotype threat (and lift)

Many years ago I took a speech class in college. It was interesting to find that a huge portion of the class did not feel as though they would be able to speak adequately in front of a group.

By...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2008, 19:48
Replies: 78
Views: 6,351
Posted By dda
Re: Work place dilemma

Who would then be the living proof of the adage that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2008, 19:42
Replies: 78
Views: 6,351
Posted By dda
Re: Work place dilemma

I bet it isn't!
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2008, 19:39
Replies: 78
Views: 6,351
Posted By dda
Re: Work place dilemma

So that's pretty much a no then?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2008, 19:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,802
Posted By dda
Re: Norwegians look here!!

When did Norwegians gain the art of language?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2008, 00:47
Replies: 38
Views: 2,605
Posted By dda
Re: He wouldn't gerrymander a bee

They are letting negros vote?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2008, 00:40
Replies: 78
Views: 6,351
Posted By dda
Re: Work place dilemma

You can tell your boss that you MAY be going to leave in four months. That you thought he ought to know that. That you won't be turning in your notice until the 1 month required as your plans could...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Mar 2008, 00:51
Replies: 37
Views: 2,150
Posted By dda
Re: So...

Or those living next door to the mele who get tired of finding puking or fornicating teens in their shrubs.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2008, 01:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By dda
Re: A GD reddit?

An American politician.

A Republican who is against the war. How silly.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2008, 01:10
Replies: 37
Views: 2,150
Posted By dda
Re: So...

14 year old school children having orgies! At least it explains Tomkat's interest in teaching.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 21:31
Replies: 27
Views: 1,906
Posted By dda
Re: Meeting your heroes

Speaking of my heros......whatever happened to Pig?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 20:11
Replies: 22
Views: 1,574
Posted By dda
Re: General Thoughts of the Day

People who feel the need to carry on any kind of conversation in a public toilet while on the shitter get what they deserve.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 20:03
Replies: 120
Views: 5,920
Posted By dda
Re: GIF Ad Banners

Humanity is doomed.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2008, 19:54
Replies: 54
Views: 3,392
Posted By dda
Re: Children Missing

A friend of mine's father used to say, "It isn't your fault if you are ugly. But, you can stay home and spare the rest of us."

He was a very sensitive man.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2008, 23:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By dda
Re: Prince Abroad

I think it was unfortunate that it was discovered by those who so fit to disturb the situation.

I rather admire young Harry. He was not going to be left behind if he could do otherwise and he...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2008, 01:37
Replies: 56
Views: 3,330
Posted By dda
Re: Your Worries

Go to Mexico and sneak back in.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Feb 2008, 01:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,493
Posted By dda
Re: Imagine

1. What was I looking at?

2. Where is the authentication of the photo, whatever it was of?

3. What's your point?

War is bad?

Torture is bad?
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2008, 23:43
Replies: 30
Views: 2,167
Posted By dda
Re: Earthquake

God is dead?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2008, 02:05
Replies: 56
Views: 3,330
Posted By dda
Re: Your Worries

I thought being a Norwegian communist indicated that?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2008, 01:59
Replies: 95
Views: 3,606
Posted By dda
Re: Lib Dems

If sarcasam were truth, you might well have cornered the market.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 01:47
Replies: 95
Views: 3,606
Posted By dda
Re: Lib Dems

Is Scotland trying to leave or are you trying to push them out?
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 01:44
Replies: 54
Views: 3,392
Posted By dda
Re: Children Missing

Isn't that Phang?
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 01:42
Replies: 58
Views: 3,255
Posted By dda
Re: Top 5 Comedians

Ernie Kovacs
Graucho Marx
Peter Sellers
Elaine May
Al Gore

not necessarily in that order.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 01:33
Replies: 56
Views: 3,330
Posted By dda
Re: Your Worries

That does sound stressful!

My one worry is the low state of education in Surrey.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 01:07
Replies: 50
Views: 2,493
Posted By dda
Re: Forwarded email

Aim more carefully.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 01:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,722
Posted By dda
Re: Who killed diana?

One of the few things that hasn't been blamed on global warming.........yet.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 00:57
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By dda
Re: 7 kids at 16!

You may want to scratch her off of your potential date list.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 00:22
Replies: 25
Views: 1,517
Posted By dda
Re: I know nobody cares

Posted on GD! Hahahahahahahahahaha.

Good one.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 00:15
Replies: 17
Views: 3,834
Posted By dda
Re: Hi everybody!!!

I think you have your answer.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Feb 2008, 23:52
Replies: 50
Views: 2,493
Posted By dda
Re: Forwarded email

Stinking Norwegian Communist scum!

Just give it a try!
Forum: General Discussions 19 Feb 2008, 23:30
Replies: 95
Views: 3,606
Posted By dda
Re: Lib Dems

Additional information is necessary for us foreigners to follow this discussion, should it take off.

Are the two leading parties Labour and Conservative?
Are Tories the same as Conservatives?...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 17:31
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By dda
Re: Bedlam

Many people are interested in whatever is unusual and are also interested in their fellow man. If their fellow man is doing something interesting, like imploding, lots of people are going to want to...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 00:07
Replies: 56
Views: 3,626
Posted By dda
Re: Googling your name

Do most employers visit porn sites?
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2008, 23:17
Replies: 38
Views: 1,806
Posted By dda
Re: Valentines

Of which 3 hrs 58 minutes was begging?
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2008, 23:11
Replies: 34
Views: 1,747
Posted By dda
Re: Bridget Jones Diary

I know a lawyer NAMED Tory. His father played for the Raiders.

(Just trying to keep up the "Americans are idiots" tradition.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Feb 2008, 02:02
Replies: 51
Views: 2,789
Posted By dda
Re: Ailments and Freakishness

Images of an American Communist Party rally. The fellow on top is a Stalinist.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Feb 2008, 01:55
Replies: 55
Views: 4,056
Posted By dda
Re: Tramps Tramps Tramps

I prefer the term bums to tramps. Tramps makes me think of Charlie Chaplin who I rather liked.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2008, 01:41
Replies: 51
Views: 2,789
Posted By dda
Re: Ailments and Freakishness

I had a very salacious reply to this, opining other causes for your having bad knees but then being a compassionate conservative I didn't want to hurt the feelings of any of my communist friends.
...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 17:38
Replies: 51
Views: 2,789
Posted By dda
Re: Ailments and Freakishness

This is a serious condition and could prove fatal. You need a walletectomy!
Please make an appointment immediately and Dr. DDA will do all in his power to remedy this horrible affliction.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 17:32
Replies: 54
Views: 3,573
Posted By dda
Re: What is a Liberal?

And what would have been the result of them paying more taxes? More revenue? That is not what history suggests. If not more revenue for the government then what. Punishing accomplishment? Taxes...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 01:26
Replies: 54
Views: 3,573
Posted By dda
Re: What is a Liberal?

The point is that if reducing taxes for a particular group results in that group actually paying more taxes, then what's the bitch?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 01:08
Replies: 54
Views: 3,573
Posted By dda
Re: What is a Liberal?

People are always talking about tax cuts for the rich. However, in the United States, during the Bush administration and under the "tax breaks for the rich" the percentage of the overall taxes being...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 00:47
Replies: 51
Views: 2,789
Posted By dda
Re: Ailments and Freakishness

Would we then have to rename the forum MD?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 00:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By dda
Re: Poverty

There are some things which would certainly be accepted as being indicators of poverty, I would think.

Not having sufficient means to obtain enough nourishment to stave off starvation and death? ...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 00:28
Replies: 51
Views: 2,789
Posted By dda
Re: Ailments and Freakishness

Why are you not a GD'er? You certainly sound like you should be one. Or do you feel over qualified?

I am old and it would be easier to merely tell you the parts that still work properly should I...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 00:23
Replies: 36
Views: 8,708
Posted By dda
Re: At last

A friend of mine's son had a meeting with the CEO of Dell two days ago. If I had only known, I could have had him mention you to the CEO whould have probably just given you something for free. Oh,...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2008, 18:14
Replies: 30
Views: 2,114
Posted By dda
Re: So what the hell happened to that spastic horn?

Sadly, his attempt to change things hasn't really. If his sister comes here and looks for horn. She could come across this thread and decide that horn had been talking about ****ing her in the ass....
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2008, 18:08
Replies: 442
Views: 26,322
Posted By dda
Re: A Plane Problem

So if Ste mother was turning tricks on a treadmill would anyone ever take off?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2008, 02:15
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By dda
Re: 10 pins

From start to finish, the game was a little over 3 1/2 hours long. Half-time alone takes about 30 minutes at the Superbowl. I have observed all 42 or the little extravaganzas. There is an ever...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2008, 00:15
Replies: 56
Views: 3,626
Posted By dda
Re: Googling your name

So, what IS the proper pronunciation of Leicester?

As far as that goes, what is the English pronunciation of Lester?
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2008, 00:11
Replies: 54
Views: 3,573
Posted By dda
Re: What is a Liberal?

I can see that the terms "liberal" and "conservative" are rather on end compared to the way some look at them.

In America "liberal" seems to be a liberal use of government power. One of the...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2008, 23:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By dda
Re: in a pub, so is jesus

For many individuals, this is the only sensible course of action.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2008, 23:22
Replies: 56
Views: 3,626
Posted By dda
Re: Googling your name

When I googled my name there was one hit on an old case that I handled. Of greater interest to me was the fact that Moore Fleming Ltd. showed up. Moore is not my first name. However, Moore Fleming...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2008, 23:15
Replies: 56
Views: 3,626
Posted By dda
Re: Googling your name

What do you think a person's chances of being hired would be if they listed "playing Planetarion and chatting on GD" on their application for a job?
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2008, 23:02
Replies: 56
Views: 3,626
Posted By dda
Re: Googling your name

I once saw Paul O'Neil hit a home run.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2008, 22:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By dda
Re: in a pub, so is jesus

Nothing like a measured response to a perceived insult.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2008, 02:23
Replies: 54
Views: 3,573
Posted By dda
Re: What is a Liberal?

I will avoid the obvious response of "Don't feel silly for this post, you have so many other posts worthy of that feeling."

I really am interested in what others think about what constitutes a...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2008, 20:33
Replies: 51
Views: 3,823
Posted By dda
Re: For all those outthere wanting to hear something about brazil

I remember sometime in the distant past having written a term paper on G. Vargas. It was much closer to being current events at the time I wrote it than it is now.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2008, 20:13
Replies: 54
Views: 3,573
Posted By dda
What is a Liberal?

What is a Liberal?

By this I do not mean what is the Liberal Party all about in any country. In the U. S. we do not have a Liberal Party, yet we are always labeling people as "liberal" or...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jan 2008, 00:30
Replies: 51
Views: 3,823
Posted By dda
Re: For all those outthere wanting to hear something about brazil

Good lord! GD has reduced me to making "Yo Mama" jokes.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jan 2008, 00:28
Replies: 51
Views: 3,823
Posted By dda
Re: For all those outthere wanting to hear something about brazil

Why shouldn't they? Everyone else does. Fair is fair.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jan 2008, 00:09
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By dda
Flip-Floping

In American politics candidates frequently attempt to denigrate their opponent by accusing them of flip-flopping on the issues.

I don't know if this is a phrase that has any meaning whatsoever...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2008, 22:59
Replies: 27
Views: 2,298
Posted By dda
Re: MM's Mid-Life Crisis

Never settle for anything less than you deserve.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2008, 22:58
Replies: 27
Views: 2,298
Posted By dda
Re: MM's Mid-Life Crisis

I had never heard that Mukhtar was that well endowed.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2008, 23:14
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By dda
Re: The big picture

It's unacceptable to beat your wife in Glasgow?
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2008, 23:11
Replies: 51
Views: 3,823
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2008, 22:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,497
Posted By dda
Re: Polls

When I first read this phrase I thought it said "pornoganda" which would have given an entirely different meaning to the pharse "taking a poll."
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2008, 22:39
Replies: 47
Views: 2,124
Posted By dda
Re: A question about morality

A friend of mine, many years ago, had a child which had Down's Syndrome as well as a multiplicity of physical ailments. The child could have been kept alive (in all liklihood) for a relatively short...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2008, 18:21
Replies: 76
Views: 6,777
Posted By dda
Re: New PC

I don't know how student loans work in the UK. What does back dating the loan do? Is the 2750 the entire loan? Is it for an entire year or is this just the installment total due to back dating...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2008, 00:10
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By dda
Re: It's Official. I Don't Live in Paradise.

Didn't you flee Stockton-on-Tees?

Actually I look a places such as our Stocktons as crucibles of evolution. Only the strong survive.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2008, 00:00
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By dda
Re: Bookish? Inquisitive? Snobbish?

"Flashman" by George MacDonald Frazier for sheer entertainment.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2008, 01:39
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By dda
Re: It's Official. I Don't Live in Paradise.

I will be comfortable unless runaway inflation comes back to ravage my retirement check.

When I retire, I will have enough time in that I will retire at 100% of my current salary. My wife is...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2008, 01:33
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By dda
Re: Why the Term Government Job Is Not a Compliment

Kenny, Kenny, Kenny.

You must learn, EVERYTHING is the governments fault. It it isn't then WE might have to take some responsibility.

Also, you will find that the "government" never feels...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2008, 01:30
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By dda
Re: Why the Term Government Job Is Not a Compliment

Sadly, GW didn't score high enough on the test to be hired civil service.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2008, 01:27
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By dda
Re: Why the Term Government Job Is Not a Compliment

True. But the government is much more likely to pay up without complaint. Also, most of the work was done by county employees.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2008, 01:25
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By dda
Re: Why the Term Government Job Is Not a Compliment

That is what is used in buildings with wood floors and in homes. However, in cement floored buildings, glue seems to be the ticket.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2008, 01:03
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By dda
It's Official. I Don't Live in Paradise.

For some time now, I have been aware that Stockton, California may not be the paradise that you probably believe it is. However, I think it is now official that we are less than a paradise, even by...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jan 2008, 02:09
Replies: 442
Views: 26,322
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jan 2008, 02:07
Replies: 442
Views: 26,322
Posted By dda
Re: A Plane Problem

Fear not young Rattle, for I have taken on a mission of saving GD single handedly though I will take all of the help that I can get. I have started this crusade (no hidden message to my Muslim...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jan 2008, 01:54
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By dda
Why the Term Government Job Is Not a Compliment

The District Attorneys Office has recently had renovations done on one of the floors. Everyone had to be moved to another building while the renovations were completed.

At the end of the process...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jan 2008, 01:38
Replies: 35
Views: 2,028
Posted By dda
Re: Windy Weather

I find this very disappointing and I fear a little disillusioning. TV personalities SHOULD (and frequently are) superheros. In later incarnations, wasn't Superman a tv journalist?
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jan 2008, 01:31
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Re: Annoying election process begins.

Just because people distance themselves from you or just because your policies are unpopular does not mean you are wrong. You of all people I would think would be aware of this.



Americans are...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2008, 00:32
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Re: Annoying election process begins.

As so your problem with Bush has to do with the manner in which he ties his shoes. Now I see.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2008, 00:30
Replies: 54
Views: 2,527
Posted By dda
Re: Remember moi?

But do you cry as part of the act?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jan 2008, 23:17
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Re: Annoying election process begins.

Another ad hominem attack on my boy George!

Tsk. Tsk.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jan 2008, 23:03
Replies: 54
Views: 2,527
Posted By dda
Re: Remember moi?

Compasionate side?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2008, 23:29
Replies: 35
Views: 2,028
Posted By dda
Re: Windy Weather

Feeling guilty about being at the top of the food chain is not the same as feeling shame.

One just feels sorry for those of you who don't have the advantage of being from God's chosen county.
...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2008, 23:19
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Re: Annoying election process begins.

Maybe Y. A. G. is a Mormon?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2008, 01:07
Replies: 31
Views: 1,940
Posted By dda
Re: Personal Territory

What I like are the folks that spot someone leaving a store and dog them to their car so that they can get the parking space.

And is also true that there are a lot of people who will drive round...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2008, 01:02
Replies: 35
Views: 2,028
Posted By dda
Re: Windy Weather

I hated being a letter carrier. I hated telling people that I was a letter carrier. I disliked it so much that I went to law school just so I could tell people, "Why yes I do carry the mail but...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2008, 00:55
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Re: Annoying election process begins.

First off, don't listen to Yahwe, you are foreign, and I for one am glad of it.

Secondly, "that black dude and that woman" are both in the same party. They are both Democrats. Again, I am...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2008, 23:27
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By dda
Re: Who is the sympathetic one here?

Having sorted though all of the thoughts in this thread, I quite like the idea of putting it on Judge Judy, however, I think that a Judge Lester show sounds better yet. That way I could gather a...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 20:36
Replies: 31
Views: 1,940
Posted By dda
Personal Territory

A number of years ago, I heard of a study which was done.

God knows who funded this study or why they thought it necessary but they dediced to see how long it took people in shopping centers from...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 20:08
Replies: 35
Views: 2,028
Posted By dda
Re: Windy Weather

Who is Michael Fish?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 20:06
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Re: Annoying election process begins.

Admitting to using cocaine is not a negative on the Democratic side as most Democrats are probably coke fiends anyway.

Why else would they want to raise taxes if not to have us decent people pay...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 19:59
Replies: 29
Views: 1,622
Posted By dda
Who is the sympathetic one here?

There is a case in my office at the current time which has nothing to do with me but which is somewhat entertaining.

There are two neighbors. Mr. P and Ms. T.

Mr. P does not like Ms. T in the...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 19:39
Replies: 35
Views: 2,028
Posted By dda
Windy Weather

At one time in my life, there was a ten year period during which I was a postman. During that time in my life, I learned to hate windy weather. In the last 30 years after ceasing to be a postman, I...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 18:46
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Re: Annoying election process begins.

In Iowa, if you have lived in the state for one day you are eligible to caucus. Between all of the candidates, there are thousands of workers in the state for weeks ahead of the actual caucuses. ...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 02:02
Replies: 442
Views: 26,322
Posted By dda
Re: A Plane Problem

Are you saying that the relative paucity of Planetarion players is the reason you believe that GD has become less than stellar by your standards?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 01:59
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Re: Annoying election process begins.

Yes I am sure you are quite right. English politicians are all elected on merrit without a doubt. Where did that quaint English expression "rottenbourough" come from anyway?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 00:24
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2008, 00:18
Replies: 25
Views: 1,827
Posted By dda
Re: New Years Resolution

Yes and I plan to get a lot older.



Whoever isn't married to a former president of the U. S.
Most likely Giuliani or Romney.



I always thought you were a lad with good sense. I don't...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 23:26
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Re: Annoying election process begins.

This is typical slip-shod writting on my part. California commie bastards are notorious for being imprecise.

What I was saying is that when the general election occurs, Iowa has very few...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 22:27
Replies: 89
Views: 4,264
Posted By dda
Annoying election process begins.

In the U. S., the presidential campaign season has reached its slow death march to completion in November.

There was a time when people didn't really start campaigning to get nominated for the...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 19:42
Replies: 89
Views: 4,770
Posted By dda
Re: Best rep thread ever

About a year ago I got two neg reps on the same post. One was not signed and had no message. The other was from hyfe for "unfunny French bashing." Hyfe signed his at the time and I felt it was...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 19:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By dda
Re: They didn't study!

I was responding to Dante's post about things being crazy in the hypo world. I was just saying that things are just as strange in the real world.

What I didn't explain is that while management...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 00:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By dda
Re: I am an internationalist.

I hadn't thought of that but it only makes sense. Austrian honey bees harnessed to work for American capitalists. This would be sweet indeed. I shall drop George a line while there is still time.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 00:08
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By dda
Re: I saw a play about the internet

When they do a play about GD, then I will go if only to see who plays Blasto.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2008, 00:05
Replies: 442
Views: 26,322
Posted By dda
Re: A Plane Problem

The plane won't take off unless it can move forward. However, the treadmill will not stop the plane from moving forward no matter how fast it moves. Unless of course it spins so quickly that it...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2008, 23:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By dda
Re: They didn't study!

In my world, the powers that be recently decided they were going to make our office a better place and that they needed to get rid of new employees who weren't believed to be the stuff that DA's are...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2008, 23:39
Replies: 89
Views: 4,770
Posted By dda
Re: Best rep thread ever

This is probably the nicest thing anyone has said about me in a long time. Thank you for this.

As for neg rep, I very seldom pay any attention to neg rep as I am usually quite aware when I am...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2008, 23:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By dda
Re: Revealed: the real reasons why people have sex

At first I was surprised that "To have something to write about on GD" wasn't mentioned.

Then I remembered that like "Letters to Penthouse" real sex is not a requisite for posting amorous...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jan 2008, 00:58
Replies: 25
Views: 1,827
Posted By dda
Re: New Years Resolution

I just sat down and figured out that at the end of this work day, I shall have exactly 250 work days left before I shall retire. My resolution is to count them off daily and enjoy each of them know...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jan 2008, 00:54
Replies: 442
Views: 26,322
Posted By dda
Re: A Plane Problem

We are very nearly at the end of a treadmill which has strectched out over a three year run way. Only minutes to go GMT (I believe) and the third year will have arived!
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 20:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By dda
Re: I am an internationalist.

Ah, but there you are wrong.

Apparently in Austria there are groves of acacia trees from which the bees gather the raw stuff for the making of honey. In America the varieties of honey tend to...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 00:33
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By dda
Re: Batteries not included

I don't know about the copper topped buzzard but I bet I know what his favorite hand-held item is.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 00:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By dda
Re: I am an internationalist.

I'm sorry, I didn't realize that is what it was called abroad.



Ours was Raynal and said that it was authorized by Napoleon himself. I guess they didn't get the news about his passing.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 00:26
Replies: 20
Views: 7,964
Posted By dda
Re: merry christmas

Such disrespect for the mother tongue.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 00:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By dda
I am an internationalist.

On Christmas day it became obvious to me that culture (in the form of international trade) is global in nature.

I was preparing a toddy for the wife who is recovering from a bit of a cold and so...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 00:15
Replies: 20
Views: 7,964
Posted By dda
Re: merry christmas

Of whom? Me, the victim, the tiger, the zoo, the police or some combination of the above.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2007, 00:07
Replies: 20
Views: 7,964
Posted By dda
Re: merry christmas

Ho ho ho, oh my god no!

http://www.metafilter.com/67719/Man-killed-by-escaped-tiger-at-San-Francisco-Zoo
Forum: General Discussions 22 Dec 2007, 02:06
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By dda
Re: Existentialism

It should also be noted that not doing/not believing in something because "it's always been done" is also not very cool. Idealy one should have some rational basis for a belief system.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2007, 23:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By dda
Re: Self-Definition

I considered defining myself as a communist but realized I might wind up spending too much time talking commie stuff with Zhukov so abandoned the idea.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2007, 22:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By dda
Re: Existentialism

People always say "slut" like it was a bad thing.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2007, 22:08
Replies: 26
Views: 3,046
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2007, 23:25
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By dda
Re: Existentialism

Ann Coulter and the Republican Party.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2007, 23:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By dda
Re: Michael's second son

Nice looking baby. Well done!
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2007, 23:17
Replies: 47
Views: 3,164
Posted By dda
Re: brave man died along whit the time we had the time all of it

Is Bbud2 French, Canadian or Asian?

We recently fired an Asian French Canadian at my office. However, she was intelligable. However, there may have been something in her past about rabbit...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2007, 00:19
Replies: 34
Views: 2,401
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2007, 00:08
Replies: 23
Views: 2,039
Posted By dda
Re: Fcuknig Cheeky Bitch

It would have been interesting to see what she downloaded at that point. It would undoubtedly have been a "stick" that she would have remembered!
Forum: General Discussions 18 Dec 2007, 23:59
Replies: 26
Views: 3,046
Posted By dda
Re: Petrol prices and how i started to question the car

Interestingly enough, though my country goes to war for oil most of the gasoline stations in my area are non-American. Arco (British Petroleum), Shell (Royal Dutch Shell), Citicorp (Hugo Chavez),...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2007, 23:45
Replies: 28
Views: 4,192
Posted By dda
Re: Top Five Authors

The authors who I have enjoyed the most over several books have been:

Mark Twain
Robert Lewis Taylor
George MacDonald Frazier
Arthur C. Clark
Kurt Vonnegut
Isaac Asimov
James Clavell
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2007, 23:31
Replies: 26
Views: 3,046
Posted By dda
Re: Petrol prices and how i started to question the car

Last I saw, the oil companies make about 9 cents American on each gallon. The government makes several times that amount but very few seem to blame the government for hight petrol prices.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2007, 08:17
Replies: 442
Views: 26,322
Posted By dda
Re: A Plane Problem

A brilliant piece of thread bumping. Not only did it take the thread to the seventh page but, if we work it right, we can run the thread into its third year. Apparently this thread is on an endless...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2007, 07:46
Replies: 70
Views: 3,044
Posted By dda
Re: How very curious religious people are

I am never sure whether I am an atheist or an agnostic. I have been vascillating for the last 47 years or so. I keep thinking I am an atheist but find most atheists to be such smug, pompous and...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2007, 07:34
Replies: 19
Views: 1,749
Posted By dda
Re: History books

The Rise and Fall of the Third Riech is one I like. Besides it always comes with a cover with a huge swastika on it so that I can carry it around and worry my Jewish friends.

Good times.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2007, 07:27
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By dda
Re: JBG stocks up for Christmas

I have been away for awhile. It is reassuring to know that some things are unchanging.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2007, 07:19
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By dda
Re: They bring you freedom

Actually we tried to kidnap Yahwe but he was too elusive.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2007, 02:01
Replies: 97
Views: 6,015
Posted By dda
Re: Stupid police officers and the nonsensical comments they make

The consumption of alcohol of sufficient quantity at early ages while the brain is still in fromation, which just happens to be somewhere around 21 for most people, causes problems in the areas which...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2007, 20:09
Replies: 6
Views: 1,142
Posted By dda
Re: When I laugh

It ain't the meat it's the motion. There was a song written about it.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2007, 20:04
Replies: 50
Views: 2,753
Posted By dda
Re: The end of british democracy?

If and when democracy meets its ultimate demise it will come from the left and not from the right. Discuss
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2007, 20:02
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By dda
Re: Get those terrorists!

It seems to me that people protesting various things, whether the matter is good or bad which they are protesting, would do well to think about the tactics which they use for the protest. I am no...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2007, 17:53
Replies: 14
Views: 5,097
Posted By dda
Re: Yahwe's Essay #1

Fairly obvious.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2007, 01:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2007, 22:17
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2007, 22:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,424
Posted By dda
Re: [Damn stupid terrorists] Heh cool

They may have thought they were in France, burning cars seeming to be a French Muslim thing to do.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2007, 22:05
Replies: 60
Views: 2,732
Posted By dda
Re: My goodness how stupid am i?

I think that wanking WHILE BEING circumcised would be very tricky and unwise. It could lead to serious injury. Also, people ought not try this at home.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2007, 21:59
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2007, 21:58
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By dda
Re: So...

[QUOTE=MrL_JaKiri]It generally means that people are looking out for things more, tend to examine questionable things more closelyQUOTE]

I suggest we start with any thread by OzarkRogue.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jun 2007, 04:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By dda
Re: I met a girl who's actually funny today..

Other than talking to you, what did she do to demonstrate a sense of humor?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jun 2007, 04:09
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2007, 05:27
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By dda
Re: Is your boss "Crazy"?

I am going to force all of those whom I supervise to take this test. I am then going to write extremely bad performance evaluations for anyone scoring over 10.

This should earn me some sort of...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2007, 05:17
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By dda
Re: A three state solution?

Hamas. I always like any political party who bases its power on masked gunmen. Much like the empire in Star Wars.
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 18:27
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By dda
Nice Going Hugo

http://www.suntimes.com/news/world/403264,CST-NWS-chavez27s1.article

Congratulations to President Hugo Chavez in his quest to purify the airwaves of Venezuela.

Taking the oldest television...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 18:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,559
Posted By dda
Re: Making animals extinct

I would vote in favor of the extinction of mosquitos, fleas, ticks and chiggers.
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2007, 18:14
Replies: 55
Views: 2,762
Posted By dda
Re: The Smoking Ban

I don't smoke. Never have. I don't like being around smoke, given my druthers.

That being said, I believe that a smoking ban in eating establishments is appropriate. In the work place,...
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2007, 17:27
Replies: 48
Views: 2,633
Posted By dda
Re: The Obiora case. A dark spot on Norway's "clean sheet"

What I was actually trying to suggest is that often, in my experience, the people who are the most critical of a particular occupation have a pre-existing bias about the kind of person that is doing...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 21:44
Replies: 48
Views: 2,633
Posted By dda
Re: The Obiora case. A dark spot on Norway's "clean sheet"

Have you been privy to all of the information as to what this means? The social welfare folks were obviously quite concerned with his actions and they called for the police. Do you know what...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 20:31
Replies: 37
Views: 1,474
Posted By dda
Re: A Powder Keg?

Just like the Iraqis, it appears that you don't appreciate a joke.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 19:29
Replies: 37
Views: 1,474
Posted By dda
Re: A Powder Keg?

Change is always accompanied by discontent, resentment and hysteria. It is part of accomodating change and making the adjustment to it. Look at the dislocation, resentment, discontent, etc. caused...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 19:20
Replies: 94
Views: 4,186
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 19:19
Replies: 94
Views: 4,186
Posted By dda
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 19:04
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By dda
Re: Dealing with Young People

Group motivation! Excellent! I knew that consulting PA was the right decision.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 18:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By dda
Re: Dealing with Young People

This is a mistake I can probably avoid as I was never much for lingo, dude.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 18:47
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By dda
Re: Dealing with Young People

Not true. We aren't doctors you know.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2007, 18:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By dda
Re: Dealing with Young People

No. The position of supervising the homicide unit is very easy and has little impact as you are supervising people who need no supervision. They are among the most competent people in the office...
Forum: General Discussions 19 May 2007, 17:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
Posted By dda
Re: Anagrams of your name

semen left girl
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2007, 05:48
Replies: 39
Views: 1,469
Posted By dda
Re: Dancing on graves

Explanation required.
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2007, 05:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By dda
Re: [Football] West Ham / Tevez

Sounds like a bit of a sticky wicket, eh what?

Ooops. wrong sport.
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2007, 05:41
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By dda
Re: My Car: A Conclusion

In my town, a bunch of kids who didn't like the security guards in their rich, gated community, lured then into an area where they then set fire to two strips of gasoline soaked roadway, trapping the...
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2007, 05:00
Replies: 39
Views: 1,469
Posted By dda
Re: Dancing on graves

I take no joy in the death of any other human being. Although, I disagreed with virtually everything which he said, I did not doubt his sincerety. I have never understood the virulence of the...
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2007, 04:51
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By dda
Re: Keep the Aspidistra Flying

Perhaps "Myriad is used incorrectly" would be preferable.
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2007, 04:40
Replies: 34
Views: 1,589
Posted By dda
Re: 'Base interest rate' and capitalism

Either one 10 pound hooker or two five pound hookers.
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2007, 04:33
Replies: 39
Views: 1,848
Posted By dda
Re: It's not always easy

This problem is all too common. Last week, in little Stockto alone, over 300 cases involving domestic violence were on the court's calendar.
Forum: General Discussions 7 May 2007, 00:08
Replies: 35
Views: 1,508
Posted By dda
Re: Oh Come On

If they would spend the same amount of time and thought on the 23 minutes as they do on the 7, I wouldn't mind the 7 so much.
Forum: General Discussions 7 May 2007, 00:03
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By dda
Re: What the h**l?

Apparently you were correct.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2007, 01:03
Replies: 77
Views: 3,451
Posted By dda
Re: That Feeling.

Good luck, Pig. After 23 years of marriage my wife still makes me feel that way most days.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2007, 00:49
Replies: 71
Views: 3,790
Posted By dda
Re: Summer Meet

I wish I could come. People in the park would look over and say, "Isn't that sweet. Those young people have taken their grandfather to the park.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2007, 00:39
Replies: 52
Views: 3,841
Posted By dda
Re: Segregation rears its ugly head.....again.

There seems to be a difference between the isolated acts of an individual and the attitudes and actions sanctioned by a group.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2007, 22:46
Replies: 71
Views: 3,790
Posted By dda
Re: Summer Meet

Bastille Day!
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2007, 22:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By dda
Re: Identity Confusion

And what would have happened in a like circumstances in the country of blissful enlightenment and culture?
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2007, 21:42
Replies: 101
Ffs
Views: 4,844
Posted By dda
Re: Ffs

Freely available? He had to show his drivers license AND wait for ten minutes! How much stricter can we get, for god's sake?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2007, 22:35
Replies: 21
Views: 1,302
Posted By dda
Re: Adventures in the land of the thought police, episode 12

So, if you are not a Christian then all of the great art which is inspired by the Christian religion has no beauty? The Sistine Chapel ceiling without beauty? A piece of red cloth with a white...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2007, 22:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By dda
Re: Identity Confusion

He will be eligible for parole after 26 years from the date he was taken in to custody (in this case January 5, 2029).

If he had been found not guilty, he could not have sued. However, if he went...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2007, 06:26
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By dda
Re: Identity Confusion

The trial has only gone on for about four weeks. It is over now and the ax murderer is off to prison for a long, long time (as of Friday). However, the case poped up on January 5, 2003, but the...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2007, 06:16
Replies: 59
Views: 2,569
Posted By dda
Re: Who?

Yosarian. He had his priorities straight.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2007, 06:10
Replies: 86
Views: 2,997
Posted By dda
Re: GD Axis of Evil

We could always surrender and let the radical islamists have our country and whatever else they might want. However, I suspect it wouldn't decrease the bloodshed, just whose blood was being shed.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2007, 18:58
Replies: 86
Views: 2,997
Posted By dda
Re: GD Axis of Evil

Oh, by-the-way, I think that this thread has the best title I have seen since being on GD!!!!
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2007, 18:56
Replies: 86
Views: 2,997
Posted By dda
Re: GD Axis of Evil

I suspect that there were never as many people killed in the Cambodian jungel by a single bomb drop from a single B-52 as were killed in the Lockerby bombing.

Also, by the same logic, American...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2007, 18:44
Replies: 86
Views: 2,997
Posted By dda
Re: GD Axis of Evil

The Spanish had already achieved this goal for us before we were even a country. All we had to do was maintain the shitness of the region so we can't take all the credit as much as we would like to.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2007, 18:33
Replies: 86
Views: 2,997
Posted By dda
Re: GD Axis of Evil

You must be Belgian. Thus we need to know whether you are Flemish or Waloon to determine whether you are on the faggot side or not which helps in classification process.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2007, 18:27
Replies: 86
Views: 2,997
Posted By dda
Re: GD Axis of Evil

Probably the closest you will ever come to sex with a human partner.
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