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To: Rusty0604

Forgive me if I appear to be advocating violence. I honestly don’t mean it that way, but I have to ask - at what point does it become appropriate to punch someone like this representative in the nose for such an insulting comment? That would have been acceptable in a different era, IMHO. Not advocating it, but it sure would seem appropriate for such an inappropriate response to an honest question.


9 posted on 03/28/2013 10:28:04 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Buck Off, Bronco Bama)
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To: Hardastarboard

“That would have been acceptable in a different era, IMHO.”

150 years ago, it would have been “pistols at dawn” time, if someone said this to another man. Now, I don’t thinking dueling is the best way to settle disputes, but people certainly were more polite back then.


12 posted on 03/28/2013 10:41:10 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Hardastarboard
Just a punch in the nose?

...in earlier times, a "duel" perhaps would have been appropriate...Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton were involved in one...Hamilton lost.

15 posted on 03/28/2013 10:52:48 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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