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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Unlikely reasoning

AT the very moment the Pakistani government and military are making progress in eliminating and running off Taliban terrorists, the Southeast Missourian inexplicably and stunningly publishes a peacenik piece based on the premise that the Taliban and like-minded terrorist groups are generally amenable to sitting down and reasoning together.

Immigration solution

THE illegal Mexican immigration problem is resolving itself. More illegals are now leaving than entering the nation. All of the credit for this goes to the recession.

Sacrificing lawyers

LAWYERS will provide the solution. We are hearing about a Global Justice Initiative where our American military must read Miranda rights to the Afghan terrorist prisoners they capture. Rather than view this as a problem, we should view it as an opportunity. For every U.S. soldier, we should draft a U.S. lawyer to accompany the soldier in the field. The lawyers would be assigned to stand near our soldiers and be ready to read the Miranda rights to enemy soldiers at the very instant he quits firing and surrenders. I know we could lose a lot of lawyers that way, but their sacrifice for the good of the rest of America would be so much appreciated.

Religious freedom

THE recent comment on church and state was wrong in saying this nation was not founded as a Christian nation. Our forefathers were all Christians, except with the possible exception of Jefferson. They were for freedom of religion. They established the First Amendment because they did not want a state church like the one in England.

Curbing pets

SOMETHING has to change. I'm tired of free-for-the-taking being a safe haven for people who don't take care of their pets by spaying or neutering them. These people are creating homeless cats. If we all have our cats and dogs spayed and neutered, a lot less cruelty would occur.

Streets first

WHY are we wanting to put an aquarium by the river when the streets in Cape Girardeau are so pathetic to drive on it's unbelievable? Why not put our tax dollars into the streets? That's what we use every day going back and forth to work. That makes a whole lot more sense to me than investing a lot of money in upgrading the riverfront. Let's upgrade streets in Cape Girardeau.

TV mess

HOW many years did it take to mess TV up? How many years will it take to fix it?

Health-care future

I just listened a little bit to President Obama talking about health care and nationalization of health care and how health-care costs have gone up. If people believe this is going to drive the cost of health care down. they're not thinking. People will think they've got health care coming to them, like they do other things from the government. It's abused. The government will fight back by having it so that it takes you months to see a doctor and years for surgery. That's what's happening in other countries. People without health care will probably think this is great. People who have been working to provide for themselves will not like it.

No raises

I think it's sad that the old people on Social Security are not getting a raise in 2010 after the government bailed out all these companies. I think that's pretty bad.

Motorcycle concern

WHILE driving down Perryville Road I noticed there were six motorcycles behind me following so closely that had I been forced to stop, there would have been several of them in my front seat with me. I was traveling the speed limit, but one of the motorcyclists became so impatient that he roared around me on the right side. This was right at Capaha Park in the daytime. Had there been a child, or an adult for that matter, crossing the street, they would have been killed. To make matters worse, once the rest of the motorcycles got to Broadway, some of them roared through the convenience store parking lot instead of waiting to make a right turn. I think motorcyclists, if they want respect, should show it.

Highway forsythia

I think the parks department has done a good job with the shrubbery and the trees in the parks, but I'd like to see some forsythia bushes along South Kingshighway. You can break limbs off a bush you have in the park and stick them in the ground. They will grow. And it would dress up the highway.


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Unlikely reasoning...The Taliban are willing to sit down & are reasonable? Hmmmm....

Immigration solution...is a recession??

Sacrificing lawyers...a lawyer DOES NOT need to be present to be given your miranda rights.

Religious freedom....geez..everyone has their own theory on the religious backgrounds of our founding fathers, I just don't know what to believe.

Curbing pets....I agree, have your pet spayed/neutered! ☻

Streets first....I agree. Problem is it's neverending.

TV mess....I guess the BIG SWITCH isn't goin' over so well, huh? Who would have thought.

Health-care future...well, the way it's been going stinks, it stinks for working families, for business owners, for elderly, etc...I'm for change!

Motorcycle concern....eh, they were just showing off! Next time, report them.

Highway forsythia....are those the yellow bushes?

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 12:19 AM

Unlikely reasoning: Pakistan's problem, not ours.

Immigration solution: There goes our workforce.

Sacrificing lawyers: When you are on another man's property show respect by not supplying them with lawyers.

Religious freedom: A congress of theists.

Health-care future: Government has already done enough damage.

No raises: Darn it, I've already spent the promise of a raise.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:36 AM

GurusMom: From last night; Marble Hill suffers from what many small towns across the country suffer from, dependence on the government to cure all ails. It is the nature of men to supply their needs with the least amount of effort. The welfare state reduced the need for effort.

When I was young, Lutesville was so crowded on a Saturday that the sidewalks were jambed with shoppers. The bars and stores were crowded with people, mostly loggers and farmers. But then, getting government handouts became the number one industry in town.

It's still is a nice town, but not the great town it was of the past.

I think that all small towns have suffered from too much government in their lives. I'm more of an Advancesonian so don't take offense Marble Hill.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 8:11 AM

Unlikely reasoning: Tame the beasts with a nuke. Stop wasting American Lives.

Immigration solution: They are? When are they going to start leaving Cape then?

Sacrificing lawyers: I'm not sure whether to laugh or become a lawyer.

Religious freedom: *sigh*

Curbing pets: Bah...humbug. Chicken: The multi-purpose pet.

Streets first: Yeah, start with putting some sidewalks in my neighborhood!

TV mess: What exactly do you mean...mess up? Programming? The digital transition?

Health-care future: It's a comin', It's a comin' eww ahh. It's a comin', It's a comin eww ahh.

No raises: Amen!

Motorcycle concern: Cyclist??? Playing Stunt man again?? Btw, been noticing more clusters of two wheeled riceburners on the road. You guys looking at world domination? Maybe I should start a moped group?

Highway forsythia: Cape Girardeau: City of Forsythia. *shaking head* City of Thistle. LOL! What a joke!

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 8:40 AM

Motorcycle Concerns

Stereotypes, stereotypes. It's not ALL motorcyclists that are rude, wild, and crazy. That's like saying you're a bad driver because you own a Honda or any type of vehicle -- It's the driver. There are a lot of stupid people driving, but that doesn't mean I blame the type of vehicle on the lack of common sense and courtesy of the driver has.

-- Posted by Jennalynn on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 9:45 AM

no harleys are not any time of burner, just nice pretty bikes and if you ask most hog riders they will tell you boys with "crotch rockets is what i call them" are trying to make up for something but girls, that is just HOT. i also have never seen a harley go zoomin down the road and then pop a wheely

-- Posted by irishjester on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 9:52 AM

Cyclist,

Hmm...maybe pork burger? After all, they do call them HOGS. :op

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 10:22 AM

"Probably should go back to the 50's when we could only get KFVS Channel 12 and it came on at noon. Up to that time you could amuse yourself watching a test pattern. Then in the afternoon we could watch a snowstorm in July. Bet about 30 days of that would make people happy to be where they are today!"

-- Posted by Have_Wheels_Will_Travel on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 9:37 AM

LOL! Wheels, I have suggested to others that if the Cable and Dish companies keep raising their prices, we will be back to those days!

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 10:25 AM

Irish,

You are right, pure and simple the harley is a beautiful beast of a cycle, along with the sounds of their engines.

It kind of reminds me of that new VW commercial, and they are talking about the racing sounds the Jetta makes. Then when asked what kind of noise the guys hybred makes...he makes some sissy "whish" sound.

Cyclist, true...the riceburners are fast, hip, cool, but which would you rather have? A 1957 Chevy? Or a 2009 Honda Accord? Wait! Don't answer that...LOL!

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 10:33 AM

Seriously?? So you are going to "potentially" buy a harley? Good for you! The Harley shirts will come soon after. ;o) *Hint* Heritage Soft tail. Cozy ride, good for passengers. The 2009s just enlarged the passenger seat and backrest.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 10:47 AM

OMG! OMG! Cycle is looking at Harley's, hell must have froze over while I slept. ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 10:48 AM

Huh? Since when did women become offended being called mam? Geez!

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 10:51 AM

I must be getting old. I remember when the arguments about motorcycles included Harley, Indian, BSA, Norton, Triumph, and ect. We did have a couple of rice burners for dirt fun.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 10:54 AM

Nall,

Those Indians were fine bikes.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 10:57 AM

OpNo, Excuse me? but wasn't Osama bin Laden from Afghanistan? Al Queda claimed responsibility for 9/11. Hasn't the Taliban been linked to Al Queda? Now don't get me wrong OpNo, I don't agree with everything the US has done or does but there has been/is clearly some 'aiding & abetting' going on. Does that mean we should invade their country and cause harm? not necessarily but look the other way, from where I'm standing...that's how 9/11 happened.

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 11:00 AM

OpNo, I don't want buffalo grass, I don't like it. I don't want weeds but do I want to weed-eat? hell no, so...whatever! Now, is Forsythia that yellow bush?

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 11:04 AM

YCCM! NO you don't! I'm gonna sensor you if you talk him outta getting a Harley! LOL!

And who wants to go cross country on a dirt bike?

Those victories look sharp, but they look like sometype of Mexican Gangland Cruiser.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 11:19 AM

Northwoods,

Thanks, just trying to impose my shewdness upon the masses.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 11:20 AM

Ahhhh, I see we have another fan of khakis/polos!☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 12:21 PM

Thanks for the mental images of Lutesville's past Saturdays, James. That's how it was in the town I lived in until I was 11 or 12. Now, it's grown and isn't that same town, but doubt any really are what we recall. They've either grown (as Monett did), or gradually shrunk (as MH/Lutesville did).

A lot of which way a small town goes may have something to do with the proximity of cities ... like MH, where Cape/Jackson are close enough for more employment opportunities. That of course means that people who work in the city will probably be doing most of their shopping (and gas purchases at around 10-12 cents less a gallon) there before driving home ... which means the hometown businesses will suffer.

Can't remember which small town it is that I've driven through near here that I always thought, being about the same population as MH, looked so well-cared for and clean ... and wondered why Marble Hillians don't seem to take that same pride in their surroundings. Hoping there's some interest in the new idea of 'adopting' a block to clean up.

Will say, though, that Alderman Lacy seems to have stirred things up a bit around here ... there's more town news in the local paper about what's happening. That could all eventually be a very good thing ... anyway, gives us some hope ...

-- Posted by gurusmom on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 12:36 PM

UCMe, do you talk like this in public? Some tijuana mamma is gonna jack you up one day....seriously, your losing 'touch', oh I mean 'your touch'...try LC/SHOX! ☻ I'm done arguing with you nutterbutters, it's lunch time...I'll b sure to eat enough for the both of us. ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 12:39 PM

YouCannotCensorMe,

Susceptible cogency of propaganda.

-- Posted by Lumpy on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 12:43 PM

In fact, other than Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin was also not exactly Christian, as he made 13 of his own virtues, trying to blend deistic and Christian values. John Adams and James Madison also seemed to think that religion caused problems, especially Christianity. And George Washington was private about his beliefs, but his contemporaries believed he was not a Christian.

If you have some actual research backing up your claims, I'd love to see it.

-- Posted by EdofDoom on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 12:51 PM

Wheels,

I read your posts from late last night, very well put and spot on.

SD, Megal, YCCM,

I believe Victory motorcycles are made by Polaris and no matter what there quality or performance, will never come close to the resale value of a Harley; not even a BMW will do this. I am aware of the mechanical/technological advantages other motorcycles have over Harleys, but people still love them and I am one of them; beats me why though. I don't have any tattoos and will not buy any HD clothing or accessories. Firstly, not my style and secondly, I will be darned if I am going to pay an outrageous price just to advertise their product.

Husky, great bike, KTM also. For "trials" Bultaco, Ossa, Montessa too.

James,

BSA, Triumph, Norton, Indian, Royal Enfield, Vincent Black Shadow and Black Lightening, Ariel and Brough Superior.

-- Posted by RA on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 1:04 PM

YCCM: SIGH ... Always read your comments ... agree on some, disagree on others ... but really, you do have enough intellect to get on with other subjects to hold our interest. The fixation on one topic for almost two weeks doesn't do you justice ... Try not to hit me back too h-a-r-d (that word was censored, for Pete's sake!) on this, okay? Y'all know how sensitive I am. ~smiling~

Socialism: Reading the protests about that federal employees' benefit extension not going far enough brings to mind the old saying ... "Give them an inch and they'll take a mile" ... The inches started many years ago (for many things other than 'gay rights') and will continue as we all heel to the belief that every 'special' group should be given 'special' exceptions or considerations ... because if we don't support such things, then we are considered 'biased.' No one wants to be labeled, you know ...

-- Posted by gurusmom on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 1:15 PM

Religious freedom:

The US Constitution is the only applicable founding document governing this nation. It says nothing about the US being a christian nation. Nothing.

-- Posted by Ike on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 1:16 PM

YouCannotCensorMe: Agree with the quote.

Government is not a creator of wealth, it is a consumer of wealth.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 1:18 PM

YouCannotCensorMe: Agree with the quote.

Government is not a creator of wealth, it is a consumer of wealth.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 1:19 PM

TripleS: We had a Bultaco for hill climbing. The first bike that I road after I totaled my Norton Atlas was a Harley with a rocker-arm clutch with the shift in the middle of the gas tanks. Not a bike that was comfortable stopping at a stop sign on a hill.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 1:29 PM

GurusMom: Clint Lacy was either an Advancesonian or Bell Cityian originally, depending which door he used to go outside.

What you do have in Marble Hill are some very sharp minds, some incredibly talented people that seem to enjoy the backwoods. Instead of hoping for a factory to relocate there, use those sharp minds for entrepreneurship.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 1:52 PM

Megalomania: Is T. S. Eliot on the Missouri wall of fame? Tennessee Williams family moved here when he was only 7. One of those two characters along with Vincent Price, who was from St. Louis, hated Missouri, but I won't mention which one.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 2:26 PM

http://www.semissourian.com/story/154864...

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 2:29 PM

Haha! Didn't get enough earlier, eh?

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 2:38 PM

UCMe, please..do you think everyone else wants to read our crap?? I already feel I may have offended some other than my targets. Perhaps you should start a thread: "Hey Turnip, come here".

Begin by explaining to me what a pencillin queen is?

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 2:48 PM

UCMe, hold up, now YOU...are offended at the slurs I made towards you. That's hilarious. You and that other nutter butter are constantly picking on people you all 'perceive' to be weak. I don't like it so I pick on you, get use to it or be nice. ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 3:18 PM

Parsnips,

Question for you: I'm assuming you read the SO Blog waay before you started posting (about 5 or 6 months ago) right?

That being said, what or whom engaged you into wanting to start posting on here?

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 3:30 PM

GurusMom, unfortunately I just read your post from last night, I will try to remember that in the future. ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 3:31 PM

Megalo, I don't recall.

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 3:41 PM

ahhhh, how sweet....I am a smidgen of a blip on your radar. ☻ btw, noone called my bluff, my bell never rang. Ca'piche?

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 3:48 PM

I just hope you & Cycle figure out which continent you should b 'offending' ASAP....people are gonna be lining up....

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 4:01 PM

Nall,

I'm unsure if he was or not. Someone mentioned something about Bob Barker the other day.

LOL! I'm guessing it was T.S. Eliot who hated Missouri.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 4:07 PM

Megalo, as I recall you were the first one who spoke to me, Wheels was the first one that 'yelled' at me. That's all I got. What was your point?

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 4:10 PM

Megalomania: Actually neither said they hated Missouri, or was it St Louis, like Vincent Price but would not claim to be from the Midwest. Poets and writers have this compulsion to leave Missouri for some reason. I actually know the reason; there are limitations to fame by living here and they prefer to live with like minded folk.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 4:41 PM

Mark Twain was from Missouri, and famous. Though...those were different days. He did do some extensive travel. Didn't Twain hate Eliot?

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 4:47 PM

Oh joy Nall! I just came up with a "word/term/nickname" for posters who we...disagree.

Pudd'nheads!

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 4:51 PM

Pudd n'head,

I really didn't have a point. I was just curious.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 4:52 PM

Wheels,

Very heavy. Question for you: You said If I ever needed anything to ask, that you were a gatherer. I'm looking for two things.

1. A CB Basestation.

2. A lawn trailor (for Lawn mowers/wife's scooter.)

If anyone else knows anything let me know. I priced some trailors down at TSC, and they ran about $400. I thought there should be something cheaper out there.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 4:57 PM

Wheels,

Insurance sales have been slow, I might have to entertain that dancing chicken gig.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 5:17 PM

YCCM,

Yeah, I always heard Sikeston had better trailor prices.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 5:20 PM

"Instead of "dancing chickens", he'd prefer dancing homeless people."

-- Posted by YouCannotCensorMe on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 4:57 PM

YCCM,

You want me tarred and feathered don't you. I just envisioned me snapping whips at them and having them hop through hoops. Rev. Rice and the NAACP wouldn't be none to happy.

Though...I would love to see the good Mayor mixed in with the lot. LOL!

Megalomania Circus: An experience in social fantasy.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 5:23 PM

Well...I see N. Korea is crowing again. Time to "swat" them with a nuke.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 5:43 PM

Wait a minute! Something's happened to the posts?? Who's missing?

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 5:44 PM

Oh...I forgot all about the leather queen. I better let her handle it.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 5:46 PM

Mel,

Yeah...I noticed Babe hasn't really replied back. I'm battling some stuff again myself. Had to do some outpatient tests on Tuesday. Doctor wants me back next week to "Talk". I'm sure it's (Great News!) as usual.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 5:55 PM

Cycle,

I just picked up on it that it was him. I'll just say..."Either folks need to take the good with the bad posts, and let "Free Speech Ring" or they need to just forget it and stop all posting. "Banning" doesn't serve any real purpose, and leaves the "banned" person usual bitter and more haities bent on posting again.

But like you said Cycle, it's "free enterprise" and the Missourian can exercise their "Right Refuse" at anytime.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 5:59 PM

Well...as you read were looking for a trailor to haul her "scooter" in. She's home full-time, unable to work, needs help with most things. My respiratory issues "may" have evolved to a new level. If that's the case, we're s.c.r.e.w.e.d.

FYI, I thought about you when I went for my testing. I HOPE you're still smoke free, and plan on staying that way.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:09 PM

Wheels,

LOL! No, just straight burial.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:10 PM

Theorist issued a statment some time back that was prejudicial to those of us that look out for ourselves and she can either retract it or live with a gentle reminder from time to time as the situation merits

Posted by Have_Wheels_Will_Travel on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 3:03 PM

I stand behind what I said. I think I hit a nerve, maybe a little too close, and that is why you are so bothered by the statement. I also said that it was my opinion. I didn't ever imply that your lifestyle is immoral, or unfitting.

Your a bitter person, who must be second guessing some choices, I guess. (Again, my perception) Gentle reminder? More like bitter banter....bring it on Wheels!

-- Posted by Theorist on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:11 PM

Oh Good Grief! Now Cape's going to need millions and millions of dollars for a water plant. Looks like YCCM's going to have to mark "Better Water" off his list of things that's better about Cape.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:15 PM

Wheels bitter? Theorist, I met him...doesn't seem bitter to me. Me bitter? Yeah...probably.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:16 PM

Bitter...as in sharp, unpleasant and disagreeable.

Yep, but then you weren't the one who made him take a long look at himself.

-- Posted by Theorist on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:23 PM

Megs - I believe the need is for the other end of the spectrum - a sewage treatment plant. What goes up must come down, and what goes in must come out. :-)~

-- Posted by fxpwt on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:31 PM

In regards to Wheels, it is my impression that:

1912, George Bernard Shaw, Pygmalion

He was, I believe, not in the least an ill-natured man: very much the opposite, I should say; but he would not suffer fools gladly.

-- Posted by RA on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:42 PM

TripleS

You like frogs too?

By the way, I responded to your Palin question, you never commented. I guess you agree...

-- Posted by Theorist on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:45 PM

Re: streets first

"Why not put our tax dollars into the streets?"

The city of Cape already collects 0.5% ($0.50 per $100) sales tax for transportation, which is into its 3rd five-year stint approved by voters. IIRC, the Independence improvements were paid for by this special fund. The county collects another 0.5% for a 'road and law enforcement' sales tax.

For some people, it seems there just ain't a John Deere big enough to pull their heads out of their posteriors. :-)~

/******/

Re: TV mess

Suggest that the move to digital was needed to support the increasing bandwidth appetite for all the wireless devices.

Wondering how much of an energy savings will be seen - digital transmissions typically take significantly less power to move the same information across the same distances as compared to analog. Wonder what the stations that used to brag about their 50,000 watt and 100,000 watt transmission towers are consuming now?

Or, was the caller commenting on the content of the transmissions?

/******/

Re: No raises

Perhaps one novel solution would be to 'layoff' a percentage of Social Security recipients to match the unemployment rate? All seriousness aside, IMO, the sad part is the government bailing out all of the companies to begin with.

-- Posted by fxpwt on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:59 PM

fxpwt,

Either way, sounds like it's going to be costly. Hiring another "suggestion" group I see too.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 6:59 PM

Whoa~! Wait a minute. No one move! The post counter just dropped again. Who's missing?

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:00 PM

Hmmm. Looks like Cyclist has also been a victim of the Missourian's Free Enterprise rights. So much for freedom of speech, eh.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:02 PM

Where is the post counter?

-- Posted by Theorist on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:02 PM

Theorist: Wheels and I sat at a table together and we got along just fine. We didn't even have a beer for calm. Wheels is alright.

But would you women quit flirting with him. I know that he is a handsome dude, but please.

-- Posted by BCStoned on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:02 PM

Wheels,

I've just opened up Megalomania's Banned Prevention Insurance Company. Ready to buy? LOL!

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:03 PM

I could only guess who could be next.

Btw, before I am de-crowned...anyone else deal with a sciatic nerve issues? I think I've got ANOTHER issue brewing.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:06 PM

Megalo, here I be, but I won't be your queen, not even for leather! lol

On a serious note, I have some catalogs that might interest you, I will look them up & post sites later, some pretty amazing stuff people invent alot can be replicated at home, since you are sooo handy and all. ☺

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:07 PM

Well now Cyclist is back, but there are posts still missing.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:08 PM

Parsnips,

Wasn't refering to you as the Leather Queen. I'd say that title would be more appropriate for Bethie.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:09 PM

Theorist, at the top next to Read Comments!

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:09 PM

Theorist, it's at the top of the page.

Speaking of frogs, my boys and I seen the tiniest hopping one I've ever seen. Would have fit on top of a dime.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:11 PM

What in the world. One minute it says we have 129 posts, then it drops to 103, now it says there's 141, then it was 85. Hmm...I better go get a fly swatter.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:14 PM

Megalo, I only see UCMe's missing. So that's what happens? 'They' banish you into oblivion & erase all your posts like you never existed, iyiyi! Well, I guess the conversations I had will look rather odd.

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:15 PM

Parsnips,

Yep...that's how it goes down. Never pretty, always humiliating.

Phases kinda go like this.

1. Astonishment

2. Anger

3. Figuring out how to get back on.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:17 PM

Nope, nevermind those are gone too!

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:24 PM

Good Grief! All I see is red king hats. Welp, I'm out for the night.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 7:42 PM

Hi.

-- Posted by Just__Me on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 8:49 PM

Wheels,

Thanks for the info. I figured it was a sciatic nerve thing, your information pretty much confirmed it. Blast! About the last thing I wanted right now.

-- Posted by Megalomania on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 9:08 PM

Shooo-weee, I didn't get banned!

Megalo, a heating pad works well for me! Ibuprofen 800 mg. always helps with the inflammation. You can take up to 4-200 mg. at a time every 6-8 hrs. be mindful of the wear & tear on your 'guts' though. ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 9:47 PM

Have your Blue Moon, cycle (I even have oranges if offsping don't consume them all). However, I will stick with my Kettle One or 3 Olives. You can keep your carbonated horse urine with 5% alcohol, I'll stick to the grown up stuff.

Green acres is the place to be.

FARM livin' is the life for me...

-- Posted by Just__Me on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 10:29 PM

Notes from Marble Hill Board of Aldermen meeting June 12, 2009

http://aldermanlacy.wordpress.com/2009/0...

-- Posted by mobushwhacker on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 11:29 PM

Wheels,

Just had to check in while shopping on line at Cabela's. You are probably familiar with psychological projection. I believe it explains at least one poster on here with whom you and I seem to constantly rub afoul.

And as to your earlier, I am more than comfortable with whom I am associated. Good night; busy day tomorrow.

-- Posted by RA on Thu, Jun 18, 2009, at 11:52 PM


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