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School Obama's Daughters Attend Has 11 Armed Guards
Breitbart ^ | 12/24/12 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 12/24/2012 7:29:16 AM PST by Nachum

Some interesting news has broken in the wake of the latest push for gun control by President Obama and Senate Democrats: Obama sends his kids to a school where armed guards are used as a matter of fact.

The school, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC, has 11 security officers and is seeking to hire a new police officer as we speak.

If you dismiss this by saying, "Of course they have armed guards -- they get Secret Service protection," then you've missed the larger point.

The larger point is that this is standard operating procedure for the school, period. And this is the reason people like NBC's David Gregory send their kids to Sidwell, they know their kids will be protected from the carnage that befell kids at a school where armed guards weren't used (and weren't even allowed).

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1 posted on 12/24/2012 7:29:30 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

and probably not with the same guns readily available to us peasants.


2 posted on 12/24/2012 7:31:51 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Nachum

Paging Schmuck Schumer!


4 posted on 12/24/2012 7:34:31 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Nachum

And exactly WHY should I be even mildly surprised by this? After all, King nObama and Queen Moose-chelle can do anything they damned well please, while the rest of us peons get to eat cake.


5 posted on 12/24/2012 7:35:16 AM PST by ssaftler (This tagline on vacation until 1/2/13.)
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To: Nachum

The ruling elite lives by a different set of rules than the people who pay the taxes.

The ruling elite has inflation protected pay, medical insurance and pensions. They do not obey the rules they make for us slobs who go out and work.


6 posted on 12/24/2012 7:35:16 AM PST by I want the USA back (You know I'm right.)
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To: Nachum

Armed Security for me, and a gun-free zone for thee.

After all, when it comes right down to it, the Obamai don’t care if the law allows you to kill your offspring in the womb or if you decide to let it live that it gets killed in a school shooting.

Despicable hypocrites.


7 posted on 12/24/2012 7:36:55 AM PST by turfmann
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To: Nachum

special pleading
Definition of special pleading, noun
Argument in which the speaker deliberately ignores aspects that are unfavorable to their point of view:
“He has produced a piece of special pleading that does not wholly stand up.”

Example: “Wayne LaPierre and the NRA are idiots for arguing that armed guards belong in schools. Guns don’t belong in school ... uh, unless it is a school that my children and Obama’s children attend.”
David “Howdy Doody” Gregory


8 posted on 12/24/2012 7:38:38 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Nachum

I was thinking more likely 11 that are known... Not to mention that many privileged children have their own security, not just the Secret Service for the first children. That school is armed to the teeth and the parents seem fine with that, the liberal parents just don’t think the rest of the nation’s children deserve the same. I think all children are important enough to protect.


9 posted on 12/24/2012 7:38:57 AM PST by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: Nachum

But of course...


10 posted on 12/24/2012 7:38:57 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Nachum
Why does this kind of thing still get posted as news?

Congress doesn't have to use Obamacare.

Congress doesn't have to obey its own labor laws.

Congress is elite and doesn't have to obey the rules it imposes on the rest of us.

Frankly, I'm surprised Congress has to pay taxes.

11 posted on 12/24/2012 7:41:27 AM PST by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: ArGee

Congress pays taxes?


12 posted on 12/24/2012 7:44:42 AM PST by encm(ss)
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To: encm(ss)
Congress pays taxes?

I thought so, but given your question, I thought I'd check. The answer is, yes they do.

See http://www.ntu.org/on-capitol-hill/pay-and-perks/do-members-of-congress-pay-1.html

13 posted on 12/24/2012 7:50:36 AM PST by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: Nachum
Politicians and the news media are the most hypocritical people on the face of GODS Green Earth.
They think they are above laws for me & you.
14 posted on 12/24/2012 7:55:01 AM PST by DeaconRed (They call us Nazis. Nazis took the guns then took over. We defend the right to have Guns,)
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To: ArGee
"Why does this kind of thing still get posted as news?"

Maybe, just maybe because it needs to be said as often as possible in every forum possible. Someone from our ever vigilant press corps should ask Obozo about the guards at his kids' school at a Press Conference - but that will NEVER happen - not even with Fox.

15 posted on 12/24/2012 7:55:15 AM PST by I am Richard Brandon
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To: Nachum

I have been saying on various threads since this first happened that the Obama daughters have armed guards - so aren’t the rest of our children worth protection as well? Are those two MORE special? Very annoying!!


16 posted on 12/24/2012 7:56:20 AM PST by stonehouse01 (Equal rights for unborn women)
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To: ArGee

Thanks for your reference. Wouldn’t that be neat if lawmakers had to do their own income taxes? Justice. LOL


17 posted on 12/24/2012 7:58:51 AM PST by encm(ss)
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To: Nachum

Liberal thy name is hypocrite.


18 posted on 12/24/2012 8:00:36 AM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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To: Nachum

I find it ironic this is historically a Quaker school.


19 posted on 12/24/2012 8:04:48 AM PST by chalkfarmer
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To: stonehouse01

“.... so aren’t the rest of our children worth protection as well?”

Of course not, silly. Our children are peasants. They are simply cogs in a machine.. future work horses. The children at Sidwell Friends are “privileged” children. Thus, their lives are far more significant to our country than ours.

***It is actually more than annoying. It shows the disparity of those in “power” vs “those of us who aren’t”. What is truly frightening is how easy the politicians, media, celebrities etc.. who are so willing to protect their precious kids and allow our babies to be targets.


20 posted on 12/24/2012 8:05:38 AM PST by momtothree
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To: ArGee
Timothy Geithner. Please pick up the white red courtesy phone. Timothy Geithner.
21 posted on 12/24/2012 8:11:29 AM PST by mykroar (BAD-ANON: One Game At A Time)
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To: Nachum

Guns are just a smokescreen for the complete meltdown of our secular society.

Merry Christmas


22 posted on 12/24/2012 8:13:55 AM PST by bray (Welcome to Obamaville)
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To: TurboZamboni
and probably not with the same guns readily available to us peasants.

"All pigs are equal. Some pigs are just more equal than others."

23 posted on 12/24/2012 8:19:54 AM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Nachum
Ah, the hypocrisy of the privileged class. This dirty little secret must be repeated over and over again.
24 posted on 12/24/2012 8:25:39 AM PST by iontheball
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To: momtothree

prolefeed: the steady stream of mindless entertainment to distract and occupy the masses

George Orwell described the attitude of socialists towards the proles (plebs, Rome; lumpen proletariat, Marx): “Proles are not human beings.”
They would not consider the safety and well-being of our children by guarding them anymore than they would post guards at cattle feedlots, except to keep them from escaping.
Surely you have noticed that when the subject is raised—as LaPierre did the other day—about protecting public schools, as private schools are protected, the MSM quickly denigrates the idea (”More guns in schools?!”) and turns the subject back to gun confiscation.
“Gun control” isn’t about controlling guns; It’s about control, period. And I know—don’t call you `Shirley.’


25 posted on 12/24/2012 8:28:46 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Nachum

The point is that they are extra special people.

The rest of you/us, obey the laws, be confiscated and be happy about it.


26 posted on 12/24/2012 8:38:40 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Nachum; devolve; ntnychik; onyx; Fred Nerks

NOT JUSTICE BUT "JUST US"

27 posted on 12/24/2012 8:43:29 AM PST by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Fakistan)
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To: chalkfarmer
"I find it ironic this is historically a Quaker school."

Not really- They are up to their old old tricks: viz

"PACIFIST QUAKERS ATTEMPT TO DE-PACIFY IROQUOIS WITH FIREARMS, BUT NO SALE

1755? Pennsylvania Quakers try to sell arms and ammunition the Iroquois but fail:

``If you are inclined to carry on a War against any Nation, we have everything fit to kill Men with in plenty, such as Guns, Swords, hatchets, Powder, Lead, clothing, and Provisions, which we are Ready to furnish you with...If you should determine to strike the English you must kill the Soldiers only, and not us for we have no hand in the War nor will we concern ourselves with it but supply you with everything in Plenty, as we have enough. And if you should Determine to strike the French, we will likewise furnish you Plentifully, with everything for that Purpose.`` ,

`Against the acts of the Pennsylvania Quakers and traders, royal officials, Denny, Johnson and the army made such determined opposition that the scheme collapsed.`

secondary source: "Ticonderoga`s Lost Forgotten Forts...", Chapt. 3.

primary source: Phillips, I, p.534-535 cites Johnson, Jan 29, 1758, who wrote that this was from speeches delivered to the Mohawks [by the Quakers] and brought to him, apparently by a Tuscarora chief; Great Britain Colonial Office 5, 50; copy in Library of Congress 93, p.221

Phillips, Paul Chrisler, "The Fur Trade", 2 vols., Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1961

28 posted on 12/24/2012 8:50:55 AM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: momtothree; All

“What is truly frightening is how easy the politicians, media, celebrities etc.. who are so willing to protect their precious kids and allow our babies to be targets.”

But if they did not set up school children in defenseless victim zones, how would they justify disarming the people?


29 posted on 12/24/2012 9:34:50 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

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James Brunson
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Security, On Call Special Police Officer

Shannon Byrne
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Security, Security Officer

John Cooper
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School Extension: (202) 537 8100 x8136

Ronald Ford
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Security, Weekday Shift Supervisor
School Extension: (202) 537 8100 x6991

William Ingraham
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Work Phone: 202-537-8136

Tamara Jones
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Andre Newman
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School Extension: (202) 537 8100 x8136

Arthur Pannell
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Steve Thompson
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School Extension: (202) 537 8100 x8131

Deanetta Weaver
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Adolfius Wiggins
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School Extension: (202) 537 8100 x8136

https://www.sidwell.edu/directories/index.aspx?FirstName=&LastName=&DepartmentTypeID=78&DivisionID=&sortBy=LastName&LinkID=&DirectoryModuleID=341&pageaction=VPFaculty

For the lurking libs who don’t believe their are 11 armed security guards at sidwell.


30 posted on 12/24/2012 10:38:41 AM PST by XXXoholic
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To: Nachum
Oh goody, a unionized Federal TSA for public schools.

When they deny parents access to their children, "socialization" will be complete.

Better to require military combat experience for teachers instead and/or deputize teachers willing to undergo military combat training. That way, we could fire the Marxist claque we have now as "unqualified." After all, it's going to take that with all the gang bangers in the schools we have today.

31 posted on 12/24/2012 12:08:39 PM PST by Carry_Okie (Islam offers us choices: convert or kill, submit or die.)
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To: PhilDragoo

FOUR LEGS GOOD, TWO LEGS BAD!
SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS...

The students at that school probably have four legs and are obviously MORE EQUAL.


32 posted on 12/24/2012 12:12:15 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: tumblindice

“It’s about control, period...”

You are absolutely 100% correct, tumblindice. It is about control.. control of the masses. What do they fear? The masses uprising when they have had enough? The liberal machine used this tragedy solely for their own purpose.. gun confiscation. No real discussion about mental illness.. no real discussion about what drugs/if any the offender was taking and if they had some sort of negative effect. It is all about taking guns away from the average working Joe.


33 posted on 12/24/2012 12:26:56 PM PST by momtothree
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To: Nachum
Government insiders, politicians, and government officials at ALL levels are surrounded by guns, layers of armed security...They have armed drivers, secured offices with armed guards, armed guards surrounding their armed, gated sprawling homes, etc....

Yet they incrementally want to take away the safety and protection from the law abiding, tax paying peons...

Could anyone not see this coming 30+ years ago?

34 posted on 12/24/2012 12:46:45 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: XXXoholic

Why would a school named “Friends” need guns when it exists in a gun free zone (Washington, DC)?


35 posted on 12/24/2012 12:48:58 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Nachum

What are they armed with, muskets?


36 posted on 12/24/2012 1:02:48 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Nachum
Interesting parallel: Along Came a Spider.
37 posted on 12/24/2012 1:27:22 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: Nachum

Since Democrats hate rich people so much, why don’t they advocate requiring highly overpaid teachers and administrators — those making more than $60 thousand a year, for nine months’ work, of course — to contribute a small percentage of their salaries to hiring security guards for their schools?

Seven of the dead in the Connecticut shooting were teachers, so they’d be direct beneficiaries of such an arrangement.

However, so obsessed have liberals been with blaming gun owners in the post-shooting hysteria, whom they apparently hate even more than rich people, that there has been no discussion of any other possible solutions to the security problem than gun confiscation — a completely unworkable ‘’solution.’’

So far, the only beneficiaries of the tragedy have been gun manufacturers and gun-sales personnel, whose merchandise has been flying off the shelves. And, if the gun-control hysteria continues, Republican candidates will also benefit in future elections.

The Democrats have not emphasized gun-control in the past few election cycles because they know it’s a losing issue for them. But if they want to not only bring it out of mothballs as they’re doing now but also continue to wave it in everyone’s faces, good, they’ll be making a lot of Republicans’ days.


38 posted on 12/24/2012 1:39:22 PM PST by Bluestocking
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To: ArGee

I think that the taxpayers actually pay the taxes for the federal employees and Congress. Our tax dollars pay their wages - so, the taxes paid out of those come from where? Our tax dollars. Does this make sense? It does to me. LOL


39 posted on 12/24/2012 1:49:51 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: Nachum; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

The elite get protection. We masses have to fend for ourselves.

40 posted on 12/24/2012 2:16:16 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: Nachum; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

The elite get protection. We masses have to fend for ourselves.

41 posted on 12/24/2012 2:17:16 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: metmom
Just this past week a liberal/Marxist idiot defended government kiddie prisons ( oops! “schools”) by saying, “ Children need to learn how to get along with all kinds of people.”

Well?...Here's a question:

If Obama, Kerry, McCain, Kennedy, Romney and the kids of the other elites don't need to learn to get along with every dysfunctional cultural class in America, why should my homeschoolers have to? Huh?

Anyway.....This is just one more example of why what is good for the elites ( effective defense) is denied, by threat of armed police and court action, to the rest of us. And.....The extra salt rubbed into the wound is that citizens are under considerable police threat to **PAY** for these government kiddie prisons! ( opps! “school”) What an abomination!

In some ways real convicted felons are safer than our nation's kids in their gun free zones.

I just read this post to my husband. His quip: “Obama has been good for gun sales!”

42 posted on 12/24/2012 2:47:33 PM PST by wintertime
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To: Nachum
Eliminate armed guards for the President, Vice-President, and their families, and establish Gun Free Zones around them

Gun Free Zones are supposed to protect our children, and some politicians wish to strip us of our right to keep and bear arms. Those same politicians and their families are currently under the protection of armed Secret Service agents. If Gun Free Zones are sufficient protection for our children, then Gun Free Zones should be good enough for politicians.

43 posted on 12/24/2012 2:50:15 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Nachum
For Post #1, no income for you.
44 posted on 12/24/2012 3:26:27 PM PST by 4Liberty (Some on our "Roads & Bridges" head to the beach. Others head to their offices, farms, libraries....)
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To: chalkfarmer

This is my thought too. Maybe they are Quaker in name only.


45 posted on 12/24/2012 5:51:04 PM PST by RginTN
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To: tumblindice
That was well said. Seriesly.


46 posted on 12/24/2012 6:03:00 PM PST by Flotsam_Jetsome ("Obama": His entire life is Photoshopped.)
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To: I want the USA back

uhhhhhhh...

For a minute I thought you were talking about Russia, China, or Cuba. They really have redistribution of wealth you know,cause they’re socialist.Gosh, I can hardly wait till our Utopia is complete!


47 posted on 12/24/2012 6:38:44 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Go Galt!)
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To: Nachum

Remember the press conference where a reporter asked Carney how many guards the president’s daughters’ school has? And then the follow up question about why that school deserves guards as opposed to other schools?


48 posted on 12/24/2012 7:05:05 PM PST by CriticalJ (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.. But then I repeat myself. MT)
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To: Nachum

I thought it was a Quaker school?


49 posted on 12/24/2012 7:43:14 PM PST by Salman
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To: Nachum

The elite have a do as I say, not as I do mentality.


50 posted on 12/25/2012 12:05:04 AM PST by Pinkbell
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