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  •  My guess is (2+ / 0-)
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    He took one look at it and thought "I bet we could fill up a bigger one than that!"

    If the pilot's good, see, I mean if he's reeeally sharp, he can barrel that baby in so low... oh you oughta see it sometime. It's a sight. A big plane like a '52... varrrooom! Its jet exhaust... frying chickens in the barnyard!

    by Major Kong on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 11:42:46 AM PST

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      Sadly, No!

      Actually, what I remember from the story on him in an old WaPo Weekly (back when I still believed the corporate, compliant, conservative media) as he was ascending to the Speakership, he saw it as the result of a massive failure of government and/or leadership.  

      You or I might have decided to improve government and/or leadership; I guess he decided to defund them instead.  Either that or your suggestion.

      And I still love yer sig from "Dr. Strangelove"!

      "Push the button, Max!" Jack Lemmon as Professor Fate, The Great Race

      by bartcopfan on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 12:05:44 PM PST

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