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Remarks from Obama BBQ (Founders are mentioned only as men of wealth and propert)
Associated Press via Breitbart.com ^ | July 4, 2010 | Natasha Metzler

Posted on 07/05/2010 2:02:52 PM PDT by wastedpotential

WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling the Declaration of Independence more than words on an aging parchment, President Barack Obama marked the Fourth of July on Sunday by urging Americans to live the principles that founded the nation as well as celebrate them. "This is the day when we celebrate the very essence of America and the spirit that has defined us as a people and as a nation for more than two centuries," Obama told guests at a South Lawn barbecue honoring service members and their families.

"We celebrate the principles that are timeless, tenets first declared by men of property and wealth but which gave rise to what Lincoln called a new birth of freedom in America—civil rights and voting rights, workers' rights and women's rights, and the rights of every American," he said. "And on this day that is uniquely American we are reminded that our Declaration, our example, made us a beacon to the world."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2divisive; 4america; classwarfare; founders; freedom; july4th; marxism; mostdivisive; obama; twap
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"We celebrate the principles that are timeless, tenets first declared by men of property and wealth but which gave rise to what Lincoln called a new birth of freedom in America—civil rights and voting rights, workers' rights and women's rights, and the rights of every American"

On July 4th, while speaking about how great he thinks America is, he cannot find it in his heart to praise our founding fathers. Instead, he refers to them as men of wealth and property - clear marxist terms to those understand. This is what he actually believes is the "very essence and the spirit that has defined us as a people and as a nation for more than two centuries."

1 posted on 07/05/2010 2:02:56 PM PDT by wastedpotential
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To: wastedpotential

Let me translate:

“Rich white boys.”

What a total, scum-sucking, bottom-dwelling douche bag.


2 posted on 07/05/2010 2:06:53 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: RightOnline

“Rich white boys.”

Thank you!

You read my mind.

Let’s also not forget that they were mostly CHRISTIAN WHITE BOYS.


3 posted on 07/05/2010 2:08:05 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: wastedpotential

The people elected a man who hates this country and all the principles upon which it was founded.


4 posted on 07/05/2010 2:09:55 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: wastedpotential
No acknowledgment that these men risked their lives and many lost their property for the cause of freedom.

I would have preferred he stuck with golf yesterday.

5 posted on 07/05/2010 2:10:10 PM PDT by AU72
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To: wastedpotential

What an A**HOLE he TRULY IS!These men(The Founders)put their”Lives,Their Fortunes,and Their Sacred Honor”on the line!!Once they signed that document,they were traitors to the crown(punishable by hanging)!!!What has Obama ever done except to take a meat-axe to our liberties and freedoms?The”Great Unifier”??The”Great Divider”is a more apt title to this piece of human refuse!!!!OK,now I’ll tell you what I REALLY think!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


6 posted on 07/05/2010 2:10:27 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: wastedpotential

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/horse.wav


7 posted on 07/05/2010 2:13:29 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: bandleader

Anyone with the limited accomplishments of this poser is simply unable to comprehend how very, very special our Founding Fathers were.


8 posted on 07/05/2010 2:14:28 PM PDT by Let's Roll (Stop paying ACORN to destroy America! Cut off their federal funding!)
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To: wastedpotential

He gets property. He does not earn it. Indeed. he does not even understand the concept of property, its creation, preservation and transmission.


9 posted on 07/05/2010 2:18:38 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: wastedpotential

The guy manages to put his leftist spin on everything, what an absolute pos. It disgusts me that he used “us”.


10 posted on 07/05/2010 2:19:14 PM PDT by culpeper (He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people,)
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To: wastedpotential

“Men of wealth and property” who literally risked their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor to secure the blessings of liberty for their fellow countrymen and their descendants, including the Kenyan Fraud.

So you might say these men had the ultimate “skin in the game”. What’s Obama put in?


11 posted on 07/05/2010 2:21:28 PM PDT by Argus
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To: ClearCase_guy

I refuse to give him the respect of referring to him as a man.

I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if he was created not by God but by Satan.


12 posted on 07/05/2010 2:22:26 PM PDT by proudofthesouth (A Dictatorship doesn't want the competition of God in the lives of the Peasants.)
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To: wastedpotential
I'm surprised he didn't expand how Karl Marx could improve on the Founding Fathers principles as he was a man of no property and wealth.
13 posted on 07/05/2010 2:23:26 PM PDT by Gritty (Modern liberals might as well march around wearing jackboots and arm bands - Don Feder)
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To: wastedpotential
Obama sees everything through the lens of Marxism/Leninism/Stalinism. That and his TelePrompTer.
14 posted on 07/05/2010 2:25:10 PM PDT by Mobties
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To: wastedpotential

What disgusting lefty/Marxist crud......every day he is more like President Camacho of Idiocracy

W O R S T
P R E S I D E N T
E V E R !


15 posted on 07/05/2010 2:27:55 PM PDT by dennisw (History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid - Gen Eisenhower)
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To: wastedpotential

It’s easy to see that his speechwriter is a 25 year old Marxist.

One who is bitter because he can’t get a date with a person of either sex in DC.

Blame it on those rich, white property owners!


16 posted on 07/05/2010 2:28:02 PM PDT by Palladin (David Petraeus: "I don't use terms like victory or defeat.")
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To: wastedpotential
"We celebrate the principles that are timeless, tenets first declared by men of property and wealth.."

Shaking my head....ignorance is why these people are destroying every last shred of liberty. Barry...you ignorant slut.

17 posted on 07/05/2010 2:28:07 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......?)
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To: wastedpotential
What a nasty little Marxist our illegal alien president is.
18 posted on 07/05/2010 2:28:52 PM PDT by mojito
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To: Argus

So you might say these men had the ultimate “skin in the game”. What’s Obama put in?>>>>>>>>>>>

His big fat mouth!


19 posted on 07/05/2010 2:28:57 PM PDT by dennisw (History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid - Gen Eisenhower)
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To: RightOnline
I agree with your translation.

Race and Islam is what the obama presidency is all about. He's got a deep, ingrained hatred for white people, and he wears it on his sleeve for all to see.

He made a few million dollars last year, but is still railing about rich, white people. Never a word about black millionaires like NBA players, NFL players, movie stars like Eddie Murphy or Bill Cosby...just rich WHITE people.

If I said nasty things about rich, black people...I'd be branded a "racist" right away. With obama, it can't be about the money, he's right up there when it comes to "rich"...so it has to stem back to some ingrained feeling of inferiority.

I think he's looking out and seeing the vast majority of whites taking the baby boomer express...getting older...and starting to end their productive lives; like a vulture he wants to swoop in and gather up the carcasses...or at least the carcasses homes, savings, and retirement funds. He also is hunting ways to have them "put down" if he has to spend too much of their to keep them alive.

He's a thief; he's a home and bank account invader; he's an extortionist.

He is scum.


BHOVision


20 posted on 07/05/2010 2:36:51 PM PDT by FrankR ( If we don't stand up to tyranny, the tyrants win, and we're enslaved.)
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To: bandleader

He is an outright ingrate.

He is pissing on the graves of all the people who made it possible for him to be in the White House.

We don’t take ingrates well.

May peace be upon him. quickly.


21 posted on 07/05/2010 2:38:22 PM PDT by Texas resident (Outlaw fisherman)
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To: bandleader

**** the kenyan.

LLS


22 posted on 07/05/2010 2:40:12 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: wastedpotential
men of property and wealth

One of the most amazing aspects of the American story is that while the nation's Founfders came from widely divergent backgrounds, their fundamental beliefs were virtually identical. They quarreled bitterly over the most practical plan of implimenting those beliefs, but rarely, if ever, disputed about their final objectives or basic convictions.

These men came from several differing churches, and some from no church at all. They ranged on occupation from farmers to presidents of universities. Their social background included everything from wilderness pioneering to the aristocracy of landed estates. Their dialects included everything from the loquacious drawl of South Carolina to the clipped staccato of Yankee New England. Their economic origins included everything from frontier poverty to oppulent wealth.

23 posted on 07/05/2010 2:40:54 PM PDT by mjp (pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, independence, limited government, capitalism})
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To: wastedpotential
I've never read a 4th of July speech which inspired hatred in me. Pure, burning hatred for a monstrous evil that wants to kill the finest thing man has ever produced: America.

Never. Until now.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

24 posted on 07/05/2010 2:40:54 PM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: wastedpotential
"And on this day that is uniquely American we are reminded that our Declaration, our example, made us a beacon to the world."

First of all, it is our Constitution - not our Declaration of Independence - that has made us a beacon to the world. Secondly, it is exactly this beacon - the Constitution - which Obama seeks to destroy along with American Exceptionalism. This man is an enemy to our Republic. His words reek of dishonesty and deception.

25 posted on 07/05/2010 2:46:17 PM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: wastedpotential
"We celebrate the principles that are timeless, tenets first declared by men of property and wealth ..."

Among the most influential of the Founders was one Thomas Paine, author of the immensely popular Common Sense.

He was also a man of very modest means, having lost everything in England and only recently embarked on a new life in the colonies.

Maybe the Kenyan Clown might consider hiring someone who has read at least one history book to write his speeches.

26 posted on 07/05/2010 2:55:04 PM PDT by snowsislander (In this election year, please ask your candidates if they support repeal of the 1968 GCA.)
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To: wastedpotential

“We celebrate the principles that are timeless, tenets first declared by men of property and wealth....”

What a sh**head this guy is. I just can’t find any other words to describe it.


27 posted on 07/05/2010 2:55:18 PM PDT by headstamp 2 ("My Boss is a Jewish Carpenter")
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To: Hoodat

“Men of wealth and property?” You mean, men who had actually made their mark in the world due to their own endeavors. Men who were experienced in actually accomplishing things now turning their attention to what was, in those days, a great social experiment. The “experiment” was a success as long as it is not thrown out with the trash.


28 posted on 07/05/2010 2:56:25 PM PDT by JayVee (Joseph)
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To: wastedpotential

>> Property

Code word for slaves.


29 posted on 07/05/2010 2:59:34 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: wastedpotential

Did they use the Constitution for fire starter?

Pray for America


30 posted on 07/05/2010 3:02:15 PM PDT by bray (Did Rush say Complete Failure?)
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To: headstamp 2

Thomas Paine wasn’t wealthy. What an idiot.

Pray for America


31 posted on 07/05/2010 3:04:13 PM PDT by bray (Did Rush say Complete Failure?)
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To: wastedpotential

What manner of men were they? Twenty-four were lawyers and jurists, 11 were merchants and tradesmen, and nine were farmers. They were soft-spoken men of means and education; they were not an unwashed rabble. They had achieved security but valued freedom more. Their stories have not been told nearly enough.

John Hart was driven from the side of his desperately ill wife. For more than a year he lived in the forest and in caves before he returned to find his wife dead, his children vanished, his property destroyed. He died of exhaustion and a broken heart.

Carter Braxton of Virginia lost all his ships, sold his home to pay his debts, and died in rags. And so it was with Ellery, Clymer, Hall, Walton, Gwinnett, Rutledge, Morris, Livingston and Middleton. Nelson personally urged Washington to fire on his home and destroy it when it became the headquarters for General Cornwallis. Nelson died bankrupt.

But they sired a nation that grew from sea to shining sea. Five million farms, quiet villages, cities that never sleep, 3 million square miles of forest, field, mountain and desert, 227 million people with a pedigree that includes the bloodlines of all the world. In recent years, however, I’ve come to think of that day as more than just the birthday of a nation.

— Ronald Reagan


32 posted on 07/05/2010 3:14:17 PM PDT by Dubya-M-Dees (Little HOPE... No CHANGE)
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To: FrankR

One thing pathetic demigods have in common SELF-hatred.

He sure hates his White side and the Black side abandoned him.

Man are we in trouble.


33 posted on 07/05/2010 3:18:00 PM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: RightOnline

THAT comment will haunt him throughout his continuing campaign. If the R’s don’t pounce on that, then shame on them. I expect they don’t. What pu$$sies they are. I’m so damned peeved anymore that I’m having trouble posting. Words cannot be typed on this post without being banned for life. I know you all get the message.


34 posted on 07/05/2010 3:22:09 PM PDT by hkp123
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To: wastedpotential

OMG he missed the point entirely, didn’t he. He simply does not “get it” because he is incapable of comprehending the underlying basis of our Republic...the why of us. I HATE THIS MAN I HATE THIS MAN I HATE THIS MAN. Please God...please make this president fail and be crushed for his crimes against a country he has always hated and has promised (if you’ve listened carefully) to destroy.


35 posted on 07/05/2010 3:23:36 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: hkp123

I know, and I understand more than you know, brother.


36 posted on 07/05/2010 3:24:48 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: The Comedian

I’ve never read a 4th of July speech which inspired hatred in me. Pure, burning hatred for a monstrous evil that wants to kill the finest thing man has ever produced: America.
Never. Until now.
******************************
I am seething, steaming and feeling hatred like never before...just wanted you to know we are all feeling the same way.


37 posted on 07/05/2010 3:29:21 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: wastedpotential
Guess he never read the history of America's colonists from the early 1600's who endured suffering in order to enjoy liberty and opportunity in a new land, far away from the hand of a tyrant who could lay new taxes to eat away the products of their labors.

Perhaps a reading of Gov. Bradford's diary might enlighten his mind, which has been too much influenced by the likes of Mao, Marx, and Lenin, and too little with the real history of the development of the restraints on Presidents and Congresses built into the U. S. Constitution.

Such a reading of the experiments of the Jamestown Colony's with a "community of goods" (Bradford) and "leveling" (S. Adams), might allow him to understand that America tried and rejected the idea of communism and redistribution of the fruits of the labors of the producers in order to equalize results for the non-producers.

This aversion to what he referred to as "people of property and wealth" reveals both ignorance of the means of wealth creation and the naive notion that some imperfect people deciding how to use the hard-earned property of some persons in order to gain favor with those to whom they use that property to buy votes is an idea which never has brought success or happiness to a nation. Rather, it has allowed tyrants to become an elite class which destroys the rights of all.

38 posted on 07/05/2010 3:33:55 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: wastedpotential

This man truly hates this country and the white man.


39 posted on 07/05/2010 3:38:25 PM PDT by Terry Mross ( I voted for McCain and still feel like I wasted my vote. Vote third party - same results.)
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To: FrankR

So why is there a 10% new tax on tanning salons? When was the last time you saw a person of “color” get a tan? It’s all discrimination - against the Non- colored people.
“We celebrate the principles that are timeless, tenents first declared by MEN of PROPERTY and WEALTH but which gave rise to what Abraham Lincoln called a new birth of freedom in America - civil rights, and voting rights - worker’s rights and women’s rights, and the the rights of every American”. B.H.O. Credit him for this Marxist statement, not me. Wake up, people!!!!!!!


40 posted on 07/05/2010 3:39:56 PM PDT by hkp123
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To: loveliberty2

99% of citizens at the time of the Declaration owned their own homes. They were small, poor independent workers, mostly farmers and craftsmen. They were not wealthy. Obama is a petulent liar and fraud to say otherwise.
How dare the President mock my ancestors with his disgusting lies. I am personally deeply offended by his outrageous distortions, lies and vulgar characterizations. His impeachment is a vital national necessity.


41 posted on 07/05/2010 3:40:09 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (He is the son of soulless slavers, not the son of soulful slaves.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Not that they actually knew, since it was covered up by the media


42 posted on 07/05/2010 3:53:54 PM PDT by sten
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To: wastedpotential

“”We celebrate the principles that are timeless, tenets first declared by men of property and wealth but which gave rise to what Lincoln called a new birth of freedom in America...... “And on this day that is uniquely American we are reminded that our Declaration, our example, made us a beacon to the world.” “

Doesn’t idiot Bozo know that the “men of property and wealth” actually wrote that Declaration so that we could be a beacon to the world!!??!!


43 posted on 07/05/2010 3:56:05 PM PDT by Reddy
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To: wastedpotential

Does BO think American history began with Lincoln?


44 posted on 07/05/2010 3:58:11 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: RightOnline

“What a total, scum-sucking, bottom-dwelling douche bag.”

I’ll see your total, scum-sucking, bottom-dwelling douche bag, and raise you a limp-wristed, one-worlder, gun-fearing, pansy-assed, chicken-choking, metrosexual, Starbucks-sipping, godless, France-loving, Communist, tofu-chomping Muslim weenie pervert.


45 posted on 07/05/2010 3:58:32 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: RightOnline

“What a total, scum-sucking, bottom-dwelling douche bag.”

I’ll see your total, scum-sucking, bottom-dwelling douche bag, and raise you a limp-wristed, one-worlder, gun-fearing, pansy-assed, chicken-choking, metrosexual, Starbucks-sipping, godless, France-loving, Communist, tofu-chomping Muslim weenie pervert.


46 posted on 07/05/2010 3:58:47 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: hkp123

I feel your pain. Literally.


47 posted on 07/05/2010 4:00:13 PM PDT by Reddy
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To: wastedpotential

It infuriates me that he picks these, particularly on Independence Day: “civil rights, and voting rights - worker’s rights and women’s rights.”

The Founders put their lives on the line for all Americans to enjoy the rights to worship as they pleased, to assemble, to be free from illegal searches, to not be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law, to own weapons and defend themselves, to trial by a jury of one’s peers, to speak freely, to petition the government for redress of grievances and the right to not be put in double jeopardy.

Instead this scumbag extols the rights of grievance groups.


48 posted on 07/05/2010 4:00:34 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: dsc

“I’ll see your total, scum-sucking, bottom-dwelling douche bag, and raise you a limp-wristed, one-worlder, gun-fearing, pansy-assed, chicken-choking, metrosexual, Starbucks-sipping, godless, France-loving, Communist, tofu-chomping Muslim weenie pervert.”

It’s hard to tell over teh intertubes - is that an all-in?

;^)


49 posted on 07/05/2010 4:01:54 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism - "Who-whom?")
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To: dsc
I’ll see your total, scum-sucking, bottom-dwelling douche bag, and raise you a limp-wristed, one-worlder, gun-fearing, pansy-assed, chicken-choking, metrosexual, Starbucks-sipping, godless, France-loving, Communist, tofu-chomping Muslim weenie pervert.

Very good, but you forgot the goats.

50 posted on 07/05/2010 4:01:54 PM PDT by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$ or PETA.)
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