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  1. edward j williamson

    Ron Paul

    Weak on personal self-defense? LOL He is ranked highest by groups such as the NRA and GOA on gun ownership and freedom of firearms issues. He is the most vorocious defender of the Second Ammendment in Congress. He consistently calls for the abolition of all gun control laws, and consistently defends a citizen's right to carry and own firearms. He may be anti-war, but he is not anti-self defense - at least not on an individual or domestic societal level.
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    Recent Protest About Cartoons

    Well said!
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    Sharon's Stroke

    Words of truth! Leave it up to that cretin to utter such nonsense! Just like he and Falwell intimated that 9/11 was some kind of devine retribution towards a sinful society.
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    2005 Baseball Playoffs

    Being from Orange County, CA I am an Angel fan. Arte Moreno is one helluva businessman, and entrepreneur who made it big through his own work and creativity. He is assembling a solid organization.
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    Government Giving Out $2,000 Debit Cards

    That is exactly what is going on here!
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    Objectivist Response To Katrina

    Neal is dead-on correct in his assessment. New Orleans is located in a depression, surrounded by dikes and levies to keep the Gulf out, and is situated near the Gulf Coast in a region historically rife with hurricane activity. Anyone with an ounce of intelligence knows that there are definate risks with living there and owning property in that region. Evidently to them, the benifits of living in that area outweighed the inherent risks, and since they made that choice it is incumbant upon them, as it is for all people, to accept the consequences of that choice.
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    Classics From The Baseball Booth. - Lol

    LOL Yep, he and Yogi ought to get together and write a book. That would be something to read. lol
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    Classics From The Baseball Booth. - Lol

    //Jerry Coleman is the longtime broadcaster for the Padres. He has been announcing since the 50's, starting with the Yankees when his playing days with them were over, and moving to the Padres, where he has been with them for over 30 years. He also managed the Padres during the 1980 season. He is a knowledgeable baseball man, with a great, classic baseball announcers modulation and cadence. However, he is well known to SD fans for his Colemanisms. LOL You'll all love these ones. -EW// How about these...all from one man The immortal (and sometimes confused) Jerry Coleman "And Kansas is at Chicago tonight or is it Chicago at Kansas City? Well, no matter as Kansas leads in the eighth four-to-four." "(Bruce) Benedict may not be hurt as much as he really is." "Bob Davis is wearing his hair differently this year, short and with curls like Randy Jones wears, I think you call it a Frisbee." "(Joe) DiMaggio seldom showed emotion. One day after striking out, he came into the dugout and kicked the ball bag. We all went 'ooooh'. It really hurt. He sat down and the sweat popped out on his forehead and he clenched his fists without ever saying a word. Everybody wanted to howl, but he was a god. You don't laugh at gods." "Enos Cabell started out here with the Astros and before that he was with the Orioles." "Eric Show will be oh-for-ten if that pop fly comes down." "Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They've been ex-teammates for years now." "George Hendrick simply lost that sun-blown popup." //Ah, damn those dasterdly solar winds!-EW// "(Johnny) Grubb goes back, back. He's under the warning track." "He (Graig Nettles) leaped up to make one of those diving stops only he can make." //Certainly he didn't earn a degree in physics.-EW// "He slides into second with a stand up double." "If (Pete) Rose's streak was still intact, with that single to left, the fans would be throwing babies out of the upper deck." "Larry Lintz steals second standing up — he slid, but he didn't have to." "(Willie) McCovey swings and misses, and it's fouled back." "On the mound is Randy Jones, the left-hander with the Karl Marx hairdo." "Pete Rose has three-thousand hits and three-thousand and fourteen overall." "Rich Folkers is throwing up in the bullpen." "There's a hard shot to (Johnnie) LeMaster and he throws (Bill) Madlock into the dugout." //Now that I'd like to see. :lol -EW// "There's someone warming up in the bullpen, but he's obscured by his number." "They throw (Dave) Winfield out at second — and he's safe." "Those amateur umpires are certainly flexing their fangs tonight." //Yeah, Jerry, I have muscles in my teeth as well.-EW :rolleyes "Whenever you get an inflamed tendon, you've got a problem. OK, here's the next pitch to Gene (Tenace) Tendon." "Willie Davis is not as young as he used to be." "(Dave) Winfield goes back to the wall, he hits his head on the wall and it rolls off! It's rolling all the way back to second base. This is a terrible thing for the Padres." //Not as terrible as it would have been for Winfield, though.-EW// "You never ask why you've been fired because if you do, they're liable to tell you." "Young Frank Pastore may have just pitched the biggest victory of 1979, maybe the biggest victory of the year." //Here is a real brainy one from Steve Physioc, the Angel's play-by-play man.-EW// "The White Sox have been very good in one run games this year. They are 17 and 7 in one-run victories."
  9. Why Athletes Can't (Shouldn't) Have Real Jobs << I've had this in my files for a few years, someone posted it on a political/news/opinion board that I am an administrator for. A little humor is a nice break for a topic. It is no wonder why very few athletes ever go into coaching, and even those are suspect. Wait until you read some of these gems. LOL Enjoy! - Ed>> Why Athletes Can't (Shouldn't) Have Real Jobs 1. Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model: "I wan' all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan' all the kids to copulate me." 2. New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming season: "I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first." 3. And, upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the 'Skins say: "I'd run over my own mother to win the Super Bowl, "Matt Millen of the Raiders said: "To win,I'd run over Joe's Mom, too." 4. Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John Jenkins: "He treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings." 5. Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann, 1996: "Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein." 6. Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh: "I'm going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes." (now that is beautiful) 7. Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: "You guys line up alphabetically by height." And, "You guys pair up in groups of three, and then line up in a circle." 8. Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson going to prison: "Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton." 9. Stu Grimson, Chicago Blackhawks left wing, explaining why he keeps a color photo of himself above his locker: "That's so when I forget how to spell my name, I can still find my clothes." 10. Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer, on the Spartan training regime of heavyweight Andrew Golota: "He's a guy who gets up at six o'clock in the morning regardless of what time it is." 11. Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina State basketball player, explaining to Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: "My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt." (I wonder if his IQ ever hit room temperature in January) 12. Frank Layden, Utah Jazz president, on a former player: "I told him, 'Son, what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?' He said, 'Coach,I don't know and I don't care.'" 13. Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach at Texas A&M, recounting what he told a player who received four F's and one D: "Son, looks to me like you're spending too much time on one subject." 14. Amarillo High School and Oiler coach Bum Phillips when asked by Bob Costas why he takes his wife on all the road trips, Phillips responded: "Because she is too damn ugly to kiss good-bye."
  10. edward j williamson

    Fanaticism, Theocracy, And Jingoistic Thinking

    This is exactly the type of person Ben Franklin was speaking about when he coined that famous quote, "Those who would trade a freedom for security deserve neither freedom or security." Read this entire thread. More proof that religion and rationality are diametrically opposed. I say those folks could use a good amount of commentary on their thread, as well as some discussion over here.-EW http://www.hannity.com/forum/showthread.ph...08&page=1&pp=10
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    Clinton Criticizes Bush Energy Bill

    Bubba is a loathsome toad. I didn't vote for Bush, but I never voted for Clinton, Gore, or Kerry either. I do support opening up ANWR, as that is certainly in our best interests to put those resources to good use. Bush was right in declaring that we need, most of all, new refineries. I have been saying this for years. The last refinery built in the US was in 1976. We simply can not keep up with need for refined fuel. We also need to scrap this ridiculous regulation of different mixtures for different seasons, and different regions. Ending our adherence to the whims of radical environmentalists will also do much towards solving energy problems.
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    The Pope's Legacy

    Mr.Swig, you nailed it perfectly! Listening to the pontifications of Ratzinger as he ranted on about the evil of relativism really demonstates not only supreme temerity and unmitagated gall on the part of the RCC, but just how ingenious the teachings of revealed religion - particularly Catholicism really are. Of course truth is absolute, A is A, good is good - evil is evil. For the Catholic Church to claim that they believe this is intellectually dishonest at best. The human is flawed? They teach that? Flawed is a very subjective word. In other words people are partly good, but sometimes evil. The two traits are diametrically opposed. It all but assissinates the already tenuous credibility of Ratzinger's pronouncements. The overwhelming silence of the RCC leadership on the clerical sex abuse scandals gives evidence of selective morality rather than absolute morality. What nonsense that is - and what a contradiction in terms, absolute morality subjectively applied!
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    The Pope's Legacy

    Hi Mr. Swig, Excellent article again! I see that you hail from LA. I live in Tustin near Santa Ana in Orange County. One of these days we should get together and chat over a couple of beers. Yours in liberty, Ed Williamson
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    The Pope's Legacy

    Mr. Swig, I just finished reading your outstanding article on Sean Hannity. You really laid the truth out for all to read. You absolutely should publish your articles, or compile them in your own book. What you write needs to be read by everyone, and should become a matter of public discourse. If you don't mind, I'm going to invite alot of people to read both of your articles. Is it ok if I provide them a live link to it? I won't post your articles, but a live link to access them here. Is that ok? Ed
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