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"Open Letter to Ross MacKenzie, Editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch"
Mudboy Slim ^ | 9 November 2001 | Mudboy Slim

Posted on 11/09/2001 12:53:03 PM PST by Mudboy Slim

Dear Mr. MacKenzie:

It sincerely pains me to have to do this, but after sixteen (16) years of subscribing to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, I [Mudboy Slim] HEREBY CANCEL MY SUBSCRIPTION!! Sure, I'll miss the Sports page and its wonderful coverage of my Redskins and my Wahoos, but the rampant LeftWing bias that has overcome this once-great newspaper is more than I can stomach!!

It's not your Editorial Page, Ross, and I will continue to read your column on-line...however, Jeff Schapiro's anti-GOP, anti-Earley Bias during the past campaign was simply beyond my significant capacity to tolerate IGNORANCE!!

So, Mr. MacKenzie, it is with a heavy heart that I bid you and your tabloid 'adieu'...it was a fun and educational 16-year ride.

Good luck in fixing what you must acknowledge is WRONG with the RTD...when Mr. Schapiro is summarily-dismissed, I'll be Bach!!

Quite Sincerely,

MUD


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If anyone else wants to help in my ongoing efforts to send this KollectivistKlintonButtBuddy PACKIN'...CANCEL YOUR SUBSCRIPTION TO THE RTD NOW!!! Oh...and drop Ross a note...)=^D!!

Contact info is as follows...

The Editor of the Editorial Pages
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Box 85333
Richmond, VA 23293

Phone...(804)649-6305
Fax...(804)819-1216
E-mail...letters@timesdispatch.com

You CAN make a difference...JUST DO IT!!

SchapzMYbi+c#!!...MUD

1 posted on 11/09/2001 12:53:03 PM PST by Mudboy Slim (RESIGN.JeffSchapiro@NOW!!!!)
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To: mike2right; Coop; jla; Jackie222; Torie; Twodees; maxwell; Landru; Snow Bunny; B4Ranch; dead...
BWAHAHAHAHAHA...MUD
2 posted on 11/09/2001 12:54:42 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
And I thought the RTD was a decent rag.

Haven't read it in awhile, no time to read more than headlines and FReeper flaming these days... Sorry to hear it's going the way of just about everything else these days...

3 posted on 11/09/2001 1:12:29 PM PST by maxwell
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To: Mudboy Slim
"So, Mr. MacKenzie, it is with a heavy heart that I bid you and your tabloid 'adieu'...it was a fun and educational 16-year ride."

For crying out loud you must feel like you're WALKING ON AIR!!!
At least, that's how *I* felt the day I told the commie SOBs what they could do with their filthy *enlightened* rag. {there. feel much better myself...}

Just think...your cancelled subscription, added to that of others, are what's called tanking circ numbers & spell declining ad revenues.
There just isn't any other way to deal with these impudent pukes in the Lamestream except to tell 'em, "Pack yer crap & get the hell outa here; you're fired."

You da man.
I'm withdrawing my lawsuit... :^)

4 posted on 11/09/2001 1:33:14 PM PST by Landru
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To: Mudboy Slim
Mud:

In a few days you won't even miss it.

5 posted on 11/09/2001 1:50:04 PM PST by Pete53
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To: Pete53
"In a few days you won't even miss it."

I already don't miss it...the Washington ComPost already has better Skins info, and I can always get my WahooSports info from the Sabre.com...and the stuff they have on the Op/Ed page is almost always stuff that I've read on FR 2-3 days prior!!

I'm FRee...I'm FRee...I'm FRee as a Nightin'gale...MUD

6 posted on 11/09/2001 2:02:11 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: sneakypete; jla; Reagan Man; M Kehoe; Militiaman7; Inspector Harry Callahan; Black Jade...
Looky over here, my FRiends, a one-man Jihad against one player in the Vast, LeftWing Medyuh Whore'd!!

Guess who blinks first!!!

It ain't gonna be...MUD

BTW...fer you Lurkers Out There, SlixMYbitch has yet to be claimed as a Screen Name.

7 posted on 11/09/2001 2:06:57 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Landru
"I'm withdrawing my lawsuit... :^)"

I figgered you would, my Good FRiend...MUD

BTW...the best song on that cassette, IMHO, was Jethro Tull's "Nothing to Say"...and you ran outta cassette...LOL!!! And believe you me...SavoyzMYbi+c#!!

8 posted on 11/09/2001 2:09:50 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: maxwell
"I thought the RTD was a decent rag."

Used to be, my FRiend, used to be!! I literally went 9-10 years and can count on two hands the number of times I DID NOT read the Editorial Page!! Often it was the first thing I read each and every day as I sipped my Java and geared up fer work!! But those days are gone...and it all started when they refused to get rid of that ButtUgleeeMollyIvins!! If that ol' broad ever had a rational thought work its way into her cranium, I swear on the Good Book she never shared it with us!!!

Good Riddance, RTD...MUD

9 posted on 11/09/2001 2:14:12 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
"the stuff they have on the Op/Ed page is almost always stuff that I've read on FR 2-3 days prior!!"

Ain't it the truth. DH and I are always complaining at the breakfast table that there is nothing to read in the paper (RTD)--- and does the cartoonist suck or what?!

Why we still subscribe:

5. Need a reason to walk to the paperbox in an ugly raincoat and my husbands giant jammies. (why, neighbors would have no reason to live.)
4. Whacky local columnists
3. Need to know who got a deer through the windshield
2. Tag sale notices
1. You never know when a letter from Roy West will appear (THATS entertainment!!!)

10 posted on 11/09/2001 2:25:59 PM PST by SarahW
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To: SarahW
"...does the cartoonist suck or what?!"

Brookins will sneak in a good one here and there...and it'll usually show up on FR, if it is any good.

"Why we still subscribe:

"5. Need a reason to walk to the paperbox in an ugly raincoat and my husbands giant jammies. (why, neighbors would have no reason to live.)"

Usually I walk out and get the paper fer my mornin' constitutional before it gets light...LOL!!

"4. Whacky local columnists..."

I will miss the blithering IDIOTS who write Letters to the Editor, and there IS some good local talent, too.

"3. Need to know who got a deer through the windshield."

That's why my wife's PO'd at me fer not talking to her before cancelling the subscription...she likes to read the Obits and the Marriage Notices and Ann Landers and Dear Abby...LOL!!

"2. Tag sale notices"

Not applicable...

"1. You never know when a letter from Roy West will appear (THATS entertainment!!!)"

Please, my FRiend, please bump me up whenever Good Ol' Roy rips off one of his classics...I'll anonymously buy an RTD at the machine downstairs.

FReegards...MUD

11 posted on 11/09/2001 2:34:33 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
SlixMYbitch has yet to be claimed as a Screen Name.

ROFLMAO!

5.56mm

12 posted on 11/09/2001 3:54:53 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: M Kehoe; 1 Olgoat; 103198; 11Bush; 1234; a6intruder; aculeus; AfghanJohn; AHWilde; AlanSC...
Welcome, my VA FReeper FRiends to a thread that asks the age-old question...HOW MUCH ARE YOU PAYING FOR GASOLINE TODAY AS COMPARED TO WHAT YOU WERE PAYING LAST YEAR?!

In Richmond, VA at the Rennie's at Midlothian and Pinetta (just off the Powhite Parkway), I, Mudboy Jefferson Lincoln Slim III, just filled up my pickup with 87.9 cents/gallon gasoline!! And that's the God'sHonest TRUTH...when do you think we're gonna see Article One from Jeff Schapiro congratulating GeeDubyuh or GigoloJimGilmer fer their "Success in Defeating the Gas Price Crisis of '00?!"

If you said NEVER and also realize that that li'l twit PUNK Geoffrey Schapiro wouldda leaped at the chance to credit either the EX-Traitor-in-Chief or his new Horse-Faced KlintonButtboy in the Guvnah's Mansion, were it only possible...then, well, you oughtta be as PISSED OFF as me and will take the time to write a little note to the RTD!! Please copy/paste your comments to this thread if you feel the urge.

We're gonna cost Schapiro his friggin' job, folks!!!

YEEEEEEE-HAAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!

Old Dominion FReegards...MUD

13 posted on 11/09/2001 4:53:50 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
Done and DONE!
14 posted on 11/09/2001 4:58:00 PM PST by Doohickey
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To: Doohickey
"...member since November 8th, 2000"

Welcome, Newbie VA FReeper!! And I was serious about the 88 cents/gallon gas...think I saw it fer 94 at the Exxon on Jahnke, too...it's reasonable everywhere, though.

FReegards...MUD

15 posted on 11/09/2001 5:14:13 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Doohickey
Ooops...Happy First Anniversary, my Friend...MUD

SHEEESH...whuppin' my own butt fer lack of reading comprehension skills...LOL!!

16 posted on 11/09/2001 5:15:43 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
GOOD FOR YOU...I did the same thing with the Virginia Pilot after the 2000 election. It's important to let them know why you're cancelling. I don't know if it'll ever do any good, but it made me feel better.
17 posted on 11/09/2001 7:04:49 PM PST by pgkdan
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To: Landru
"...you must feel like you're WALKING ON AIR!!! At least, that's how *I* felt the day I told the commie SOBs what they could do with their filthy *enlightened* rag. {there. feel much better myself...}"

Actually, I'll feel even better once they print this Letter to the Editor and make me Correspondent of the Day yet AGAIN!!!

"Just think...your cancelled subscription, added to that of others, are what's called tanking circ numbers & spell declining ad revenues."

Dat's the Plan, Jack!!

"There just isn't any other way to deal with these impudent pukes in the Lamestream except to tell 'em, "Pack yer crap & get the hell outa here; you're fired."

It works equally well with the Networks...I ain't watched nothin' but FoxNewsChannel fer a coupla years now and I can't tell you how much better I feel than back when I let CNNNBCCBSABC poison my mind!!

"You da man."

No, Landru, YOU da Man!!

FReegards...MUD

18 posted on 11/09/2001 7:15:31 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: pgkdan
"I did the same thing with the Virginia Pilot after the 2000 election."

SHEEEESH...don't even get me started about the Pilot!! How does a Leftist Rag like that gain prominence in a nice, patriotic Military Metropolis like the Tidewater Area?!

"It's important to let them know why you're cancelling. I don't know if it'll ever do any good, but it made me feel better."

It works, I think...I had to cancel my Cable three (3) times with OUTRAGED CALLS to the Management before they finally offered FoxNewsChannel. Eventually, they succumbed to my relentless barrage of angry phone calls, emails, and snailmails!!!

FReegards...MUD

19 posted on 11/09/2001 7:19:48 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
We're getting the Fox News Channel down here on 11-15. That's my birthday...told the wife she didn't have to get me anything, I've already got my present.
20 posted on 11/09/2001 7:29:19 PM PST by pgkdan
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To: Mudboy Slim
Well I've never actually been a subscriber but I'll send them a letter and say I was. Everyone in my church voted for Earley, but the VCU hippie squad was behind Warner
21 posted on 11/09/2001 10:50:50 PM PST by Michael2001
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To: Mudboy Slim
In Richmond, VA at the Rennie's at Midlothian and Pinetta (just off the Powhite Parkway), I, Mudboy Jefferson Lincoln Slim III, just filled up my pickup with 87.9 cents/gallon gasoline!!

Thanks for the tip, Muddy.
I live westward of Pinetta, off of 60, & I usually get my fuel at Courthouse & 60 or Courthouse & Hall...they're both at around 94 9/10 now...and dropping.

By the way, I came here about 19 months ago & I must say that Ukrop's is the best grocery store I've ever set foot in.

Never did subscribe to the RTD though. Too many who deliver papers nowdays take absolutely no pride in the task.

22 posted on 11/09/2001 11:07:10 PM PST by jla
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To: Michael2001
"...the VCU hippie squad was behind Warner."

LOL...I received my Masters from the VCU School of Business and I know of the characters to whom you refer. Fact is, most may say they they are fer Warner, but the dolts don't know how to vote!!

FReegards...MUD

23 posted on 11/10/2001 3:19:46 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
"...the best song on that cassette, IMHO, was Jethro Tull's 'Nothing to Say'...and you ran outta cassette..."

~On purpose.
Reread the song's title; & this time think about it? >doink<
There's not a shred of artisan in you, huh?

Youth; wasted on the young.

24 posted on 11/10/2001 3:27:18 AM PST by Landru
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To: jla
"I must say that Ukrop's is the best grocery store I've ever set foot in."

You sound just like my wife--and half of Richmond!! Personally, I can't support a grocery store that doesn't have a BEER Section...and the Ukrop's are Leftist Whore JackA$$ DemonRATS!!!

"Too many who deliver papers nowdays take absolutely no pride in the task."

Ain't that the Truth?! However, I must say that I will miss the guy who dropped off my RTD fer the last few years...the consummate professional!! Many a morn I'd hear his beat up ol' klunker cruising down my street early in the morning and I'd go out and wait for my paper to be hand-delivered. Scared the poor guy the first few times, but it got to be where he'd always have a nice "Up Early AGAIN, Mr. MUD?!" And my reponse would always be, "Nope, haven't been to sleep yet!!"

LOL and FReegards...MUD

25 posted on 11/10/2001 3:28:16 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Landru
"There's not a shred of artisan in you, huh?"

Au contraire, mi amigo...and you will come to understand that by and by.

"Youth; wasted on the young."

Something tells me you didn't waste yers...MUD

26 posted on 11/10/2001 3:30:22 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
*If* we're both up, posting to this damned board?
While she's in *there* alone, sleeping?
...I know what's not happening in both our houses.
Woe be us, Mud; woe be us.

Hell, it's 'cuz I'm old.
So -- What's your excuse, huh?

27 posted on 11/10/2001 3:42:58 AM PST by Landru
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To: Mudboy Slim
You aren't losing much in Hoo related sports coverage either Mud, they 'dissed us big time today by having our game (info on George Welsh tribute @ halftime included) on page six, while the imposters from the school in bleacksburg vs Temple is on page one.

I am trying a new litter out for the bottom of our parrot's cage, and if it proves a satisfactory substitute for the 'ole Times Distort, I too will cancel.

28 posted on 11/10/2001 4:02:22 AM PST by putupon
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To: Landru
"...she's in *there* alone, sleeping?"

"She" ain't in there sleepin', my FRiend, as today's the Big Race and she was outta here at 6:30 and started running at 8:00!! Me and the kids have spent the morning making up signs and packing Gator-Ade, etc. and will be meeting her on the route at around 9:30, 11:00, 12:00; and at the Finish Line between 1:00 and 1:30...WE'RE ALL VERY PROUD OF MAMA RUNNING HER FIRST MARATHON!!!

Now, Ol' Man...what was yer "excuse" again?!

LOL and FReegards...MUD

29 posted on 11/10/2001 4:39:09 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: putupon
"...they 'dissed us big time today by having our game (info on George Welsh tribute @ halftime included) on page six, while the imposters from the school in bleacksburg vs Temple is on page one."

LOL...with a four game losing streak, it's kinda hard to blame 'em fer that one!! I'm not going to the game--Sorry, Coach Welsh--since the Missuz is running in the Marathon, but I'd like to think we've got a pretty good shot at knocking off GA Tech and will be lookin' at it on TeeVee.

"...if it proves a satisfactory substitute for the 'ole Times Distort, I too will cancel."

Do it, my FRiend, JUST DO IT!!!!! Oh, and drop Ol' Ross a note when you do...LOL!!!

FReegards...MUD

30 posted on 11/10/2001 4:43:46 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
I'd forgot all about R running today.

"Now, Ol' Man...what was yer 'excuse' again?!"

Ahhh...all that's changed since last I wrote that, Mud.
So yea, "LOL."
Prospects will be even bleaker for you after a 26 mile run, Son. :o)
Hope you have one of those nice, little 350gal HotSprings spas; they work wonders on sore muscles your bride's gonna have?

So. What'cha makin' for dinner, young man? {g}

31 posted on 11/10/2001 4:49:30 AM PST by Landru
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To: Mudboy Slim
Great going Mud. If I lived near Richmond I would cancel my subscription also. I used to get the Lynchburg News & Advance on Sundays for the want-ads, but even that's a waste of money.
If everyone did as you with not only their newspaper but to TV sponsors of biased news, things would shape up real quick.

GO MUD!!

32 posted on 11/10/2001 5:07:18 AM PST by RadicalRik
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To: Mudboy Slim
Good letter, Mud.

My wife gets the Pilot. In the AM I go downstairs to start the coffee and bring in the day's lies via the Pilot and leave it on the kitchen table for her to read. Then I go to my home office to get the news via DRUDGE, the WSJ and end up spending most of my time at Free Republic.

Every once in a while I check the Pilot's editorial page to see which tax proposal is getting their support.

The only saving grace is that my wife is a coupon clipper and saves enought to cancel out the cost of the paper.

33 posted on 11/10/2001 5:32:25 AM PST by moneyrunner
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To: Mudboy Slim
the "richmond whines" has been a rag i have LONG avoided, due to its ANTI-SOUTHRON BIAS!

congrads on finally leaving their clutches!

for dixie,sw

34 posted on 11/10/2001 5:49:21 AM PST by stand watie
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To: Mudboy Slim
I can't support a grocery store that doesn't have a BEER Section

Kroger's sell Guinness & Murphy's Irish Stout.

and the Ukrop's are Leftist Whore JackA$$ DemonRATS!!!

Well damn it, I gotta eat don't I! And I will NOT get my victuals at FoodLion!
(Didn't know the U's were southpaws)

35 posted on 11/10/2001 6:23:18 AM PST by jla
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To: Mudboy Slim
I'm already one step ahead of you )
36 posted on 11/10/2001 8:47:09 AM PST by ashrad
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To: Landru
"...all that's changed since last I wrote that, Mud."

Do ya really have to rub it in, Ol Boy?!

"So. What'cha makin' for dinner, young man?"

LOL...that's what she just asked?! Looks like big ol' steaks, baked taters, a nice salad, and some home-made bread. MUD is a man of many talents, cooking being but one of them!!

FReegards...MUD

37 posted on 11/10/2001 11:25:53 AM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
Thanks for the heads up MUD.........Good work and keep at it. We do not subscribe to RTD but I know some folks that do. I'll email it to them and let you know if they join you.

Jackie

38 posted on 11/10/2001 11:26:17 AM PST by Jackie222
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To: RadicalRik
Thanks Rik!!

"If everyone did as you with not only their newspaper but to TV sponsors of biased news, things would shape up real quick."

I've got an idea fer dealing with the Networks that we'll need to discuss further at a later date. Boycotts CAN work on the Networks, IMHO, and they shall!!

FReegards...MUD

39 posted on 11/10/2001 12:02:27 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: moneyrunner
Thanks, mr.

"My wife gets the Pilot. In the AM I go downstairs to start the coffee and bring in the day's lies via the Pilot and leave it on the kitchen table for her to read."

Yep...my wife was none too pleased to learn that I'd cancelled the subscription without first consulting her and it's gonna take some purty fast talkin' to keep her from cancelling out my Principled Vote Against Leftist Bias by re-subscribing...but i shan't write the check an any event!!

"Then I go to my home office to get the news via DRUDGE, the WSJ and end up spending most of my time at Free Republic."

You and me both...the LameStream Medyuh has done a stellar job in sliming the accuracy of the info we get from the Internet, but nothing could be further from the Truth!!

FReegards...MUD

40 posted on 11/10/2001 12:09:11 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: stand watie
"the "richmond whines" has been a rag i have LONG avoided, due to its ANTI-SOUTHRON BIAS!"

Slowly but surely, bit by bit, I am coming around to understand yer wisdom, mi amigo.

FReegards, sw...MUD

41 posted on 11/10/2001 12:10:45 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
Mud, You can't blame me. I cancelled my 25 year subscription to The Times Dispatch when they consolidated with The News Leader and made it just another in the long line of McPapers a la USA Today. I think that was about eight or nine years ago, and when I run across one (Usually at the Jiffy Lube), I pat myself on the back for not supporting local swill.

You Go Mud! (and good luck to the missus)

42 posted on 11/10/2001 12:16:33 PM PST by Wingy
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To: jla; mike2right; Coop
"I will NOT get my victuals at FoodLion!"

HAH...I'm a Food Lion MVP Customer all the way!! 24 oz. Icehouse fer a Buck-Nineteen!!

"(Didn't know the U's were southpaws)"

Oh yeah...Dem PUNKS got their noses stuck so far up Kaine's behind that when they talk, Timmie's lips move!! Gonna be a fun four years settin' Kaine up fer a MAJOR SLAUGHTER by Kilgore '05!!!

FReegards...MUD

43 posted on 11/10/2001 12:28:49 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: ashrad
Reckon you always have been, my FRiend...MacKenzie's Editorial Page had me fooled for far too long while the rest of the paper went into the Leftist Toilet!!

Good Riddance...MUD

44 posted on 11/10/2001 12:30:31 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Jackie222
"We do not subscribe to RTD but I know some folks that do. I'll email it to them and let you know if they join you."

Excellent, my FRiend...the more folks whose eyes we open, the sooner we can expect Schapiro to "take advantage of another career opportunity"...LOL!! I'm slowly but surely convincing other friends and family that Subscribing to the RTD is An Investment in IGNORANCE!!!

FReegards...MUD

45 posted on 11/10/2001 12:35:39 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
"...that's what she just asked?!"

HA!! I'll bet she did.

"Looks like big ol' steaks, baked taters, a nice salad, and some home-made bread."

Alright Bucko, now whose rubbing it in, huh?

"MUD is a man of many talents, cooking being but one of them!!"

Surely my FRiend, eating's among 'em, too. :o)

Hey; how'd your Angel do?
I'll assume she finished & the kids mobbed their Mom with hugs & kisses galore.
...& you?
You just walked around her smiling while pointing her out to strangers & saying, "She's *mine*!"
Geshhh. I can read you like a book, Pal.

{hint: IF you're doing the steaks on charcoal briquets? throw a handful of hickory chips into some water 30 mins before the coals are white-hot & ready...rub those pieces of steer down with a little olive oil. throw the chips on the fire for 2 minutes BEFORE the steaks so they're smokin' real good first; now do the meat as you'd usually. ~Try it.
That'll be how I'll be doing it here for you two, if ever there's the chance... :^) }

46 posted on 11/10/2001 12:47:44 PM PST by Landru
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To: Wingy
"You can't blame me. I cancelled my 25 year subscription to The Times Dispatch when they consolidated with The News Leader and made it just another in the long line of McPapers a la USA Today."

You nailed it, my FRiend!! SHEEESH...that's exactly when it started and I first thought it was simply good enough to IGNORE the creeping Leftism in the News Sections and enjoy the parts I liked. However, this Election Coverage was simply more than I could stomach...I'm looking right now at the Sunday (11/4/01) front page headline "Poll puts Warner Up 13 Points!!" and the "poll" was generated by the RTD and NBC-Channel 12!!

Fer anyone who doubts my claims of BIAS...please recall that the final talley was 52-47!!

"I pat myself on the back for not supporting local swill."

I look forward to doing the same!!

"...and good luck to the missus"

Thanks...she finished her first Marathon in under 5:25. We are so proud of her and scurried around the course to cheer her on from 6-7 different locations before my three-year-old zonked out and forced us to miss the Triumphal Finish!! We were waving a collection of American flags and sportin' a sign that said "Run Mama Run!!"

She's limping around now, but has not ruled out future Marathons--which, BTW, she had ruled out a coupla weeks ago!!

FReegards...MUD

47 posted on 11/10/2001 12:50:54 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Landru
"...eating's among 'em, too. :o)"

Matter of fact, yer Right!!

"Hey; how'd your Angel do?"

Under 5:25 and her goal was to finish before 6:00...the Whole Family's so Proud!!

"I'll assume she finished & the kids mobbed their Mom with hugs & kisses galore...& you?"

That was the plan, but JakeyBoy was overcome with all the excitement and fell dead asleep in the drive-thru line at Mickey-D's as we waited fer our Happy Meals...the In-Laws were at the Finsih Line with a Bouquet of Flowers, though...Bless their Lib'ral Hearts!!

"That'll be how I'll be doing it here for you two, if ever there's the chance... :^)

We're gonna use the gas grill this time, but you can count on us taking you up on that offer, my Friend!!

FReegards...MUD

48 posted on 11/10/2001 12:58:04 PM PST by Mudboy Slim
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To: Mudboy Slim
Wahoo Bump.

FR and The Sabre are the staples of my information diet as well. No newspaper can match either.

49 posted on 11/10/2001 1:06:09 PM PST by Monti Cello
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To: Mudboy Slim
The RTD is the National Review compared to the Roanoke Times.
50 posted on 11/10/2001 1:12:51 PM PST by AppyPappy
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