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    Sychotic1, slatsg, sethtriggs, JanL
    Furthermore, after you have changed countless lives and positively influenced hundreds and hundreds of children, and then someone denigrates your work and your accomplishments, I will guarantee you that you will much less polite with them than I am being with you.
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    --Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day. - Thomas Jefferson--

    by idbecrazyif on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 06:19:54 AM PDT

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      It's a bit caustic, but I won't put up with the nonsense anymore.

      Sadly some of these folks don't realize that they are being rude and insulting, though I suspect that many do realize it. Regardless I try to remain civil but I make it perfectly clear that I will not accept tired cliches as a substitute for real discussion.

      A proud member of the Professional Left since 1967.

      by slatsg on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 07:05:15 AM PDT

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        If you must slap someone, wear a silk glove first.

        --Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day. - Thomas Jefferson--

        by idbecrazyif on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 08:51:37 AM PDT

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