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  •  brandy seemed to work (1+ / 0-)
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    koNko

    for Winston Churchill...

    "I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." --Thomas Jefferson

    by penncove on Wed Sep 03, 2008 at 05:46:12 PM PDT

    •  Now there was a person I would have liked (1+ / 0-)
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      to have met.

      Bet he could have taught me a few things.

      A few things to embrace, and a few things to avoid.

      If we're not willing to boldly refute the lies, the lies will stand as truth. (-6.75, -6.72)

      by cn4st4datrees on Wed Sep 03, 2008 at 05:47:25 PM PDT

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      •  Dont Bother. (0+ / 0-)

        Any historical fugure born after publication of the Yongle Encyclopedia is too modern to be of much importance.

        Did Curchill invent brandy? No.

        Sure, he played an instrumental role discrediting the Pottsdam Convention, but he got his ass kicked hard by Mark Twain and Oscar Wilde when they debated - what a wimp.

        Ask me about my daughter's future - Ko

        by koNko on Thu Sep 04, 2008 at 12:25:25 AM PDT

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    •  p.s.: Jefferson to Madison (paraphrased): (1+ / 0-)
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      "Jim, ol' fellow, take care of my ass when I'm gone".

      If we're not willing to boldly refute the lies, the lies will stand as truth. (-6.75, -6.72)

      by cn4st4datrees on Wed Sep 03, 2008 at 05:49:14 PM PDT

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