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  •  Oh yeah, well when I was little I had to walk (3+ / 0-)
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    through snow over my head to get to school.  And my dad used to beat us with plowshares and pruning hooks about the head and face repeatedly.  You think YOU had it rough?

    (I think that was a Monty Python skit).

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    by Floyd Blue on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 08:29:50 AM PST

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    •  We slept in a cardboard box in (1+ / 0-)
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      the middle of the road. Every morning, we got up three hours before we went to bed and licked the road clean before breakfast which consisted of rusty nails and the rotting corpse of a sewer rat and we were glad to have it, let me tell you. Then we'd walk to school...

      ...But you can't tell kids about that these days. NO. Spoiled, the lot of them!

      I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law. That makes me a liberal, and I’m proud of it. - Paul Krugman

      by Gentle Giant on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 12:41:59 PM PST

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