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Word for the Day, FRiday, June 26, 2009 - Sedulous
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Posted on 06/26/2009 5:10:26 AM PDT by tioga

In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of “Word for the Day”.

Sedulous

Adjective

    Persevering and constant in effort or application; assiduous.

sedu·lous·ly adv.
sedu·lous·ness, se·duli·ty (s-dl-t, -dy-) n.


Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.

The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.

The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)

Practice makes perfect.....post on....

Review Threads:

Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)

Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister

Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate


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To: tioga

The more sedulous the news, the more incredulous I become.

Happy weekend, all.


201 posted on 06/26/2009 4:23:02 PM PDT by MoochPooch (I'm a compassionate cynic.)
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To: MoochPooch

have a great weekend yourself!


202 posted on 06/26/2009 4:25:02 PM PDT by tioga
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To: MoochPooch; tioga; CholeraJoe; NicknamedBob; patton; neverdem; narses
A 1.6 trillion tax increase vote on a bill that no one can read - or has read! - sent before congress at 3:09 AM with liberal bribes and selective taxes district-by-district manipulating our economy for the next fifty years,
Added to a proposed medical reform method that will cost an additional 1.6 trillion dollars to fix a problem that doesn't exist while destroying a system that does work,
added to a Medicare and Medical upcoming system already bankrupt,
added to a social security system already bankrupt,
all paid for “taxing the rich” to the extent past all that the “rich” could possibly earn in twelve lifetimes ...

But Obama’s ABCNNBCBS offer eulogies and praise for a has-been homohexasexual child-molester who plays plastic surgeon to the gods.

Truly, the new age of bread and circus is upon us.

203 posted on 06/26/2009 7:13:20 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE; MoochPooch; tioga; CholeraJoe; patton; neverdem; narses

It will be our turn to learn the power and the humility of “this too shall pass”.

Like any great calamity, this tidal wave of puerile pestilence will ebb away. We will be left with purposeless destruction for as far as the eye can see.

It is idiocracy come home to roost. An unimaginable imbecility grown large with the power of the unthinking mob.

But this is no accident. It is as much a deliberate act as the setting of a “controlled burn” that gets terribly out of control. It did not come about a handful of months ago. It has been decades in the making, as we mindlessly allowed the termites of our destruction to continue chewing away at the once stout foundations of our country.

Many here, and in the wider world, have wondered how the world will fare without the hegemonic supremacy of the United States.

They are about to find out, and they will be the last to recognize the disaster they have wrought.

But WE will survive. We will rebuild. We know the rules of greatness, and we practice them.

I like to think that American Excellence is only being delayed by these fools. It is a pent-up force that is rather impatiently awaiting its release to grow and flourish again.

And it will.

This too shall pass.


204 posted on 06/26/2009 8:04:25 PM PDT by NicknamedBob (Error is patient. It has all of time for its disturbing machinations.)
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To: NicknamedBob

I do so enjoy a flowery passage in an essay, stretching the mind with esoteric words, even when the passage contains a redundancy.


205 posted on 06/26/2009 8:08:19 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: tioga
The democrats are sedulous in their assault on the Republic, to transmogrify it into a vacuous socialist Utopian image.
206 posted on 06/26/2009 8:10:09 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN

A

you are staying after school tonight, comrade? DearLeader will be impressed with your diligence.


207 posted on 06/26/2009 8:56:33 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

CAn’t sleep.


208 posted on 06/26/2009 8:58:04 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN; tioga

I understand.

Pray, brother. pEace.


209 posted on 06/26/2009 9:12:35 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: MHGinTN

I am about to crash.......just browsing a little....not much news tonight......after being bombarded with MJ icon hysteria, it’s nice to see the calm after the storm.


210 posted on 06/26/2009 9:12:50 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Robt.......you have been a stranger till just recently. Peace back at ya.


211 posted on 06/26/2009 9:13:48 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
The Bamster has been sedulous in his application of the Cloward-Piven strategy to undermine this country.
212 posted on 06/27/2009 4:26:40 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

BITE your tongue.......the bams must fail. I am with Rush on that.

A+


213 posted on 06/27/2009 5:29:23 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Once upon a time, before the death of the American Republic, a man named Chrysler went bankrupt, and his house was being sold at auction by the Sheriff.

The Republic was ruled by Law, and under that law, the Sheriff was required to sell the house to the highest bidder, and use the proceeds, first, to pay off the mortgage to the Bank of Retired Indiana Teachers and Policeman. Any remaining monies could then be used to pay the Maid, or any of Mr. Chryslers other outstanding debts.

But the Sheriff was a powerful man, if less than honest, and he was in bed with Mr. Chrysler’s Maid. He wanted to protect her, as she and her friends gave him great support, and kept him in office, through scandal after scandal.

So the Sheriff made a plan. He made a deal with his friend, the Assessor, to pay the Assessor $10M dollars, if the Assessor would value Mr. Chrysler’s house for pennies on the dollar. The catch was that the Assessor would only get paid, if the Maid was successful in buying the house for the discounted value that the Assessor established. So the Assessor drafted a paper, claiming that the house was abandoned and rapidly falling apart, and thus was only worth about $2B. To prove this, he got some fake bids on the house from the Sheriff’s friends, for slightly less than this value.

At the same time, the Sheriff went to the bank of TARP, and claimed that Mr. Chrysler’s house was worth full value, about $30B. And he cosigned for a loan for the Maid, that she might buy Mr. Chrysler’s house. In order to do this, the Sheriff had to lie, and proclaim that the Maid was a bank – Mr. Chrysler’s mortgage company objected, but the Sheriff said, “I won. The Maid is a bank if I say she is.”

So the bank of TARP lent the Maid about $5B, that she might buy Mr. Chrysler’s house, and have a little slush money going forward.

And the Sheriff called an auction – instead of advertising it, however, he told only the maid when and where it would be.

And the Maid came to the auction, and as she was the only bidder, and thus the highest bidder, she bought Mr. Chrysler’s house for pennies on the dollar. The $2B value the Assessor had dishonestly established. And the Sheriff paid the Assessor his $10M fee.

And the evil Sheriff, instead of paying off the mortgage on Mr. Chrysler’s house, then paid the Maid’s back wages with the proceeds, and put a big chunk aside for the maid’s retirement fund.

And again he told the mortgage company, “I won.” And he paid them 29 cents on the dollar, instead of the full value of the loan, which they were entitled to under the law.

The mortgage company then cried, if we are not ruled by law – we are ruled by the evil Sheriff!

And that was the day the Republic died, and the Evil Empire was born.

The End.


214 posted on 06/27/2009 5:59:00 AM PDT by patton (Obama has replaced "Res Publica" with "Quod licet Jovi non licet bovi.")
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To: MHGinTN; Robert A. Cook, PE; xsmommy; NeoCaveman; SoothingDave
after all the nauseous MJ coverage....HERE is something worth watching......I needed a good laugh after all that icon stuff.
215 posted on 06/27/2009 6:24:32 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga; Gabz; xsmommy; MHGinTN; NeoCaveman; SoothingDave; secret garden; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; ...
Oh woe, dis-pear, and misery on me!
For sorrow and hunger are opun me
and my fair bride is taking (well-earned) nap.

Lest hunger and doom come over my skinny frame,
I must create a repasta or I will succumb to starvation ..

Now, how do make this “macaroni and cheese” that is on the shelf?

Does it too require this “stovetop” and “boiling water” of which you spoke earlier?

216 posted on 06/27/2009 4:49:34 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Naah... just stick it in the microwave and nuke it ‘til it glows. Any NukE would know that. *\;-)


217 posted on 06/27/2009 5:12:34 PM PDT by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Neda Agha-Soltan - murdered by illegitimate government)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Just cover the bowl with clear wrap first or you’ll be cleaning the microwave afterward.


218 posted on 06/27/2009 5:52:23 PM PDT by secret garden (Dubiety reigns here)
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To: secret garden; sionnsar; Tax-chick
Oh good, lightening storm has gone past - It's been well over an hour since the last of the storm has gone past - so I can get the PC back to its normal degree of intelligence. (Now, about my own degree of intelligence ....)

Well, no doubt, the noodles are probably cooked by now since I started melting (er, boiling) the “macoroni and cheese” before the thunder. I suppose I should continue to proceed with food .....

219 posted on 06/27/2009 6:28:23 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
Oh good, lightening storm has gone past

If the lightening storm has gone past it must be getting darker. Nuke that stuff more -- you need more glow!

220 posted on 06/27/2009 6:47:56 PM PDT by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Neda Agha-Soltan - murdered by illegitimate government)
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To: sionnsar

Hmmmn. Sounds good. 8<)


221 posted on 06/27/2009 6:53:21 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: neverdem

Serotonin Syndrome??? If he was taking Zoloft what else was he taking to cause this reaction? Oxycontin, Xanax and Demerol aren’t serotonin agents. I am very confused by your post. thanks in advance for you follow up post.


222 posted on 06/27/2009 10:50:22 PM PDT by kmiller1k (remain calm)
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To: CholeraJoe
hey, here's something you can suggest at your church!
223 posted on 06/28/2009 6:47:07 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
THAT is nuts........I am reading American Anarchy, by Jim Rath....and they recruited killers from the religious groups......I will pass on bring my gun to church day....at least until I am done with this book.
224 posted on 06/28/2009 6:53:16 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga; CholeraJoe; VRWCmember; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Cj packs in church. in concealed carry or open carry states you may never know who has a gun in church. Fearing guns rather than the nutballs carrying them is something libs do. There have been instances where someone with a weapon in church has been able to take down a perp. If a nutball comes in with a gun and all the parishioners are weaponless, they are sitting ducks. Hey, the 2d amdt isn’t even my hot button, as it is for many on FR, and i am sure they could do a better job at telling you why you shouldn’t fear guns in church, no matter what some silly book says.


225 posted on 06/28/2009 7:05:53 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Happy Sunday Robt!


226 posted on 06/28/2009 9:33:22 AM PDT by Laura Earl
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To: xsmommy; tioga
Cj packs in church.

And I doubt I'm the only parishioner who does.

227 posted on 06/28/2009 9:55:58 AM PDT by CholeraJoe (So close to Postal.)
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To: xsmommy

OH my son just told me a Michael Jackson joke:

Michael Jackson had to go to therapy when he realized “Boys To Men” was a band and not a delivery service..... (and that is my new tag line


228 posted on 06/28/2009 12:36:49 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Michael J had to go to therapy when he realized "Boys To Men" was a band and not a delivery service)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

we just got back from the Cheesecake Factory where we had lunch and it was nonstop MJ music going on in there. i don’t mind it, i actually like the music, prefer it to the yammering on about his personal life.


229 posted on 06/28/2009 12:59:53 PM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
can you believe THIS? RME. my skin crawls to even contemplate such a thing.
230 posted on 06/28/2009 1:02:23 PM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

gag me


231 posted on 06/28/2009 3:01:28 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Michael J had to go to therapy when he realized "Boys To Men" was a band and not a delivery service)
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To: xsmommy

that is SICK! his wife is a fool to keep him around.....I wouldn’t waste my last years with the creep.


232 posted on 06/28/2009 3:09:16 PM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy; CholeraJoe

I have now finished the chapter with all the killing.......one gun would have made no difference, but a town full of guns might have helped. I highly recommend that book....American Anarchy........it is spellbinding.....the characters are well developed and the action riveting.....I will not be putting it down until I am done. They take out an ENTIRE town in the first few chapters....amazing story telling.

it is the author’s first book. I was in a nearby barnes and noble and he was just sitting there with his book doing a book signing.......I felt kinda bad as most shoppers were ignoring him so I decided to get his autograph and buy a book...as I said....I am spellbound.


233 posted on 06/28/2009 3:14:02 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Laura Earl; xsmommy; Gabz

Quiet day. Well, sort of... (St Ronnie was resting this afternoon as well.)


234 posted on 06/28/2009 4:02:14 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Quiet but hot as usual here..got a small rain shower but no cooling...not that I’m complaining...this past winter was WAY to cold for me..will not complain abt heat this summer.


235 posted on 06/28/2009 6:07:48 PM PDT by Laura Earl
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To: Laura Earl

Wierd rain coming home after church - of course, we’re getting whatever you have two hours later ... 8<)

Real heavy intense showers, but over very small areas only 1/4 mile across.


236 posted on 06/28/2009 8:22:51 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

?


237 posted on 06/29/2009 9:21:51 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "I know everything so you don't have to...." ;)
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