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To: lbryce

In all fairness, the 22 and 35 share a bunch of issues like cost, overruns, tech problems etc.

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And since it’s only our military and taxpayer money...”What difference does it make?”


8 posted on 02/24/2013 11:09:23 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart
You remind me of an incident here at FR regarding a story I posted at FRont Page category where RINO MCcain was livid about circumstances surrounding Benghazi saying there was a cover-up from the highest sources. The title went something like this;

Senator McCain Livid About Major Benghazi Cover Up and in parentheses I wrote (Yeah, But What Difference Does It Make?)

And in the comments section, I wrote it twice, each with successively larger letters and in color.

Senator McCain, What Difference Does It Make?What Difference Does It Make?

Anyway some guy comes in and criticizes me for using the phrase and got all bent out of shape saying I was provoking an incident and then went on to quote a french etymology dictionary that gives the root meaning to provoke as that of a provocateur.

I laughed myself silly mocking him to no end and further on another FReeper criticized the commenter about him being an ignoramus.

When I returned a bit later, the Moderator obviously did not approve of what I said and placed the article I posted which was in the Front Page section and demoted it to where it was under no category and all comments dropped off completely. I have no qualms with what the Moderator did. Perhaps, I was too rough on the guy. The lesson I want to convey to you is to be careful what phrase you use. if it's politically controversial, like, What's the difference? you may upset some FReepers who might take it all wrong.

The Story is true (you can do a search on it) but my sentiments here are a bit tongue-in-cheek, sarcastic.

Funny story :-)

16 posted on 02/24/2013 1:26:16 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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