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He Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About
Flopping Aces ^ | 07-10-10 | DrJohn

Posted on 07/10/2010 9:30:44 AM PDT by Starman417

“We are the people
They couldn’t figure out
We are the people
Our parents warned us about”

I once flew from Chicago to Hartford seated next to someone who services Hammond organs and did so for some big name bands. He mentioned one which happened to be a long time favorite and told me that they occasionally came by the shop in a city outside of Hartford. “Man, I’d love to be there one time and meet them” I said to my neighbor. He just shook his head. I looked at him quizzically for a moment and then I thought I caught on. “Are you saying that it’s better I don’t meet them and maintain the image I hold rather than learn the truth?” He nodded. The former lead guitar player has twice been arrested for beating his wife since then. I’ve flown on a fairly regular basis for more than 25 years and that’s the way it is with celebrities. Some are really nice and some are awful. A lot of them are really ignorant about current affairs.

jimmy buffett 1

Jimmy Buffet, a native of Mississippi, is planning a benefit concert in Gulf Shores, Alabama on Sunday. Sounds great. I’ve loved his music as long as I can remember- back to the early 70’s. On my wall hangs a sign that reads “It’s five o’clock somewhere.” I’ve tailgated and consumed Concoction machine-produced Margarita’s all afternoon prior to concerts. I loved it. Right up to when I read Buffet’s book “A pirate looks at fifty.” Buffet lives his own life. Married more than once, Buffet seemed painfully self-centered. Flying his private jet often for frivolous endeavors, Buffet would make certain his wife and kids were occupied with some distraction so he could ditch them and go Bonefishing with a pal.

Buffet makes the argument that people get angry when they see oil creeping onto the beach and that’s fair. But then he violates the Ingraham rule (“Shut up and sing”) and goes political on us.

Read more at floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Politics
KEYWORDS: buffet; celebrity; obama; oil

1 posted on 07/10/2010 9:30:48 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=519s7fVqg0Q


2 posted on 07/10/2010 9:52:15 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Starman417
Ignorance is now a point of view.

We now have Jimmy Buffett's point of view...

3 posted on 07/10/2010 10:21:50 AM PDT by an amused spectator (Watching the MSM with Obama is like watching Joslyn James with Tiger Woods)
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To: MrEdd

LOL! David Allan Coe puts the smackdown on Droolin’ Jimmy Buffett!


4 posted on 07/10/2010 10:23:21 AM PDT by an amused spectator (Watching the MSM with Obama is like watching Joslyn James with Tiger Woods)
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To: Starman417
Let's see, you decide to hold a benefit to raise money for the Gulf Coast residents....so far, so good.

Then you piss of a majority of the people who would have been contributing to this fund with your inane and uninformed comments....absolutely brilliant.

5 posted on 07/10/2010 10:28:22 AM PDT by jdub (A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.)
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To: Starman417

extremely expensive jet....20 million minimum...maybe 40 if tricked

not many individuals with those....

he used to have a Lockheed Jetstar back in the old days

he must like tri engines


6 posted on 07/10/2010 10:48:41 AM PDT by wardaddy (I am not in favor of practical endorsements in primaries, endorse the conservative please)
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To: wardaddy

correction...Falcon 50...not Falcon 900 as link stated

looked up tail numbers...after noticing too few windows for a 900C or EX

still 15-20 million dollar bird


7 posted on 07/10/2010 11:00:43 AM PDT by wardaddy (I am not in favor of practical endorsements in primaries, endorse the conservative please)
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To: wardaddy

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still 15-20 million dollar bird
<<

Anything less than a G4 is roughing it.


8 posted on 07/10/2010 11:46:48 AM PDT by noblejones (Obama rules!)
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To: wardaddy

Jimmy Buffett’s Airplanes

Jimmy currently owns five airplanes, registered under the corporate name “Strange Bird Inc”.

Click on a plane to view pictures and info:

* N908JB – Falcon 900
* N915JB – Cessna 208 Caravan
* N928J – Grumman Albatross
* N48550 – Grumman Goose
* N43320 – Boeing E-75 Stearman

Buffett has also owned these airplanes in the past:

* N1471N – Grumman Widgeon
* N502JB – Falcon 50
* N208JB – Cessna 208 Caravan


9 posted on 07/10/2010 12:00:12 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Remember, guys, the enemy is to the left.)
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To: B4Ranch; Starman417; Black Agnes; Chancellor Palpatine

wow ....it is a 900 now....he musta sold the 50 in that first pic on the floppingaces blog

that 900 is a 20-40 million dollar bird....especially if it’s the EX or LX ..the C ain’t cheap either

helluva plane

I was on his old Jetstar once....had to help carry him on it at Oxford MS in 1978....me and Fingers Taylor

old One Particular Harbor-Chancellor Palpatine is missing this thread


10 posted on 07/10/2010 3:57:46 PM PDT by wardaddy (I am not in favor of practical endorsements in primaries, endorse the conservative please)
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