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Coretta Scott King's Funeral...a "Class Act"?
Townhall.com ^ | 2/9/2006 | Matt Towery

Posted on 02/09/2006 7:04:39 AM PST by dson7_ck1249

In some form or fashion, I have known the players in what I am about to describe as a series of regrettable moments at the funeral of Coretta Scott King.

The one I know least, President George W. Bush, won both my sympathy and respect for gallantly enduring the slings and arrows pointed directly at him during what should have been a celebration of a great woman, but instead turned into a political rally

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bush; corettascottking; funeral; hijacked; king; politicians
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To: Admin Moderator

A serious question:

is toning it down a function of the number of posters holding opposing positions to mine, or the just the content of my opinion? Because there have been plenty here who have written condescending things about my character,
etc.

Seems if no-one had any problem with my first post here, there would be no need to tone anything down, even if we still had the same level of differing opinions and dis agreements..

So, I guess I am asking is it a popularity contest?

Maybe mail me on this.

Thanks


151 posted on 02/09/2006 9:54:00 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: InsureAmerica; mike1sg; mystery-ak; boxerblues; StarCMC; WVNan; MikeinIraq
I question any connection you have to our military. Just because you say it, doesn't make it so.

See........your problem is that there are hundreds upon hundreds of freeper around that I could ping, who prayed with me, and comforted me when my son was in Iraq and cheered and cried with me when he came home.

Some have met him........including another freeper.....a brave and courageous First Sergeant in the Army National Guard..... who had contact with my son while he was driving his armored Humvee in escort patrol missions in the Sunni Triangle.

Many freepers have met me. I'm a real person, Insure, and I'm a real patriot who knows what it's like to suffer because my very young son was fighting to keep us all free.........even YOU.

You can 'question' my connection with the military all you want. It doesn't make you right. It only makes you a fool.

152 posted on 02/09/2006 9:54:53 AM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: InsureAmerica

So what was your screen name before you were previously banned?


153 posted on 02/09/2006 9:55:49 AM PST by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: InsureAmerica

Thank you for proving my point.


154 posted on 02/09/2006 9:56:37 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: linda_22003

yes, absolutely by inference, but it was (as much as I hate to use the word) satire, given the totality of the whole thing.


155 posted on 02/09/2006 9:57:05 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: brwnsuga

I'll say! His knickers are in a knot! Oh well. Later! :)


156 posted on 02/09/2006 9:57:37 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: Coop
LOL! The 'babes' at NOW wouldn't be attractive to ANY healthy male.

This boy is sometimes amusing and sometimes quite frightening, isn't he?

157 posted on 02/09/2006 9:57:49 AM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: InsureAmerica

"this is silly - all this attention just for sitting at the front of a bus...."

This is how you were linked to Rosa Parks, okay. You wrote it even though you were wrong if you were linking CSK with sitting at the front of the bus. And what I said was in jest. I'm too old to be egging houses. If you are as sensitive as all that, you ought not be over here at FR, you would be better served over at the DU... now you have to got tell the teacher on us..... go on get outta here before your feelings get hurt again.


158 posted on 02/09/2006 10:00:32 AM PST by brwnsuga (Proud, Black, Conservative!)
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To: ZULU
OK.........I see what you were saying now.

I misinterpreted because the "Class Act" in the article was referring to President Bush, so when you took off the Cl......you see what I thought?

Anyway, sorry about the misunderstanding.

159 posted on 02/09/2006 10:00:42 AM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: ohioWfan

understood. Lets use your logic, because you have said plently about me which is completely untrue. So, where does it get us? That's my point. What do you want me to prove to you? You base your assessment of my character ONLY on what you have read here, nothing else. I do not for a second doubt anything about you, just turned it around so you can see the other side.


160 posted on 02/09/2006 10:01:05 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: Coop

I have never been banned from any forum either here or elsewhere.

(Well, there was that one occurance on a site about how to obtain travel visas about 5 years ago but that doesn't count and I was put back on after the admin understood whast happened.).

Why do you ask, Coop, I wonder? What indication do you have that I have been banned?


161 posted on 02/09/2006 10:03:36 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: DJ MacWoW

sorry to hear that, you are in my thoughts. Maybe some hnerbal supplements would help?


162 posted on 02/09/2006 10:04:32 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: InsureAmerica

I have to say I am still trying to understand how your initial comment resulted in almost everybody on this thread hating you. Was there some sort of insidious intent in your comment that I'm just too stupid to get?


163 posted on 02/09/2006 10:04:34 AM PST by Junior_G
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To: DJ MacWoW

sorry to hear that, you are in my thoughts. Maybe some herbal supplements would help?


164 posted on 02/09/2006 10:04:39 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: InsureAmerica
Why do you ask, Coop, I wonder? What indication do you have that I have been banned?

Just curious. You act and smell like retread.

165 posted on 02/09/2006 10:04:46 AM PST by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: InsureAmerica
What's untrue? That you're immature.....NO. That you're not a serious freeper.......NO. That you're a name-calling child?.......NO. That you've lost this argument a hundred times over........NO.

Sorry, Insure. I 'assessed' your character by your ill-mannered behavior on this thread. If you want people to take you seriously, try acting like an adult.

166 posted on 02/09/2006 10:05:05 AM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: Junior_G
I have to say I am still trying to understand how your initial comment resulted in almost everybody on this thread hating you.

Read his three-dozen or so follow-on comments and I think you'll catch on. :-)

167 posted on 02/09/2006 10:05:51 AM PST by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: ohioWfan

"This boy is sometimes amusing and sometimes quite frightening, isn't he?"

Do you realize, this is exactly how I wish to be? I really mean it. I am not one to lead a boring, part of the herd kind of life. It is heartening that you wrote this.

Thanks!


168 posted on 02/09/2006 10:06:51 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: InsureAmerica

You just don't get it, do you?


169 posted on 02/09/2006 10:06:51 AM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: dfwgator

If Bush wanted to, he could have the IRS remove the tax exempt status from this church. To hold what amounted to a political rally at the funeral of Coretta Scott King should provide ample proof that political activities are going on in some churches during services. Bush won't do it, though. He's way too classy to sick the IRS on them even though he could. The whole thing stunk.


170 posted on 02/09/2006 10:07:13 AM PST by NCC-1701 (RADICAL ISLAM IS A CULT. IT MUST BE ELIMINATED.)
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To: Wallace T.

Thanks, I'm understanding a little better what you are getting at.


171 posted on 02/09/2006 10:07:50 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: NCC-1701

Thank you for getting this thread back on track.


172 posted on 02/09/2006 10:08:38 AM PST by half-cajun
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To: brwnsuga

I never mentioned rosa parks. end of story. inference, yes, if you wish. And I do not mind someone threatening to egg my house (of course I know you're jnot serious), what i do mind is someone attacking me in an ad hominum fashion, knowing not the slightest thing about me, even if it is as mundane as 'throwing eggs'.

Thats all


173 posted on 02/09/2006 10:08:59 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: InsureAmerica
Let's see..........you WANT people to laugh at you, and you WANT people to think you're mentally unbalanced? LOL!

When you grow up, maybe you'll understand the difference between standing up for principle, even with an edge to it, and being a silly little twit whose sum total of 'intelligence' is insult and phony bravado.

I seriously have never in five years met another freeper who enjoyed being thought of as a complete joke. You're a strange one, indeed.

174 posted on 02/09/2006 10:10:35 AM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: InsureAmerica

Sorry kid. You aren't Freeper material.


175 posted on 02/09/2006 10:10:42 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: ohioWfan; InsureAmerica

Insure has been making the rounds today..its got to be the full moon, brings out all the weirdos from DU.


176 posted on 02/09/2006 10:12:06 AM PST by boxerblues (Save a tree.......shoot a liberal)
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To: Junior_G

"I have to say I am still trying to understand how your initial comment resulted in almost everybody on this thread hating you. Was there some sort of insidious intent in your comment that I'm just too stupid to get?"

I'm with you 100% brother. I don't get it at all, other than what I wrote about people being more interested in flaunting their egos and coming out on top with every issue presented here, taking their normal daily life's frustrations out here, etc. It is very odd, indeed. The way it works is a gang forms, one or two start, then others with absolutely nothing to add join in, because its the easiest thing to do, to be part of the crowd.



177 posted on 02/09/2006 10:12:17 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: Coop

maybe so, but it ain't true.


178 posted on 02/09/2006 10:13:46 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: boxerblues; InsureAmerica
Ah..........so he's a serial disruptor, eh?

Why am I not surprised.

Good to see you boxerblues! Hooah!

179 posted on 02/09/2006 10:14:16 AM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: Junior_G

Read the rest of the thread. It becomes extremely clear very quickly.


180 posted on 02/09/2006 10:15:21 AM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: InsureAmerica; ohioWfan

Normally, I would not get involved in a debate like this, but you have insulted a friend here on FR...I can attest that OWF is a real person(LOL) and her son served in Iraq at the same time my hubby was there...in fact through FR they met at Ft Campbell while waiting to be deployed....they linked up again in Balad and spent an hour and a half talking........but, I guess we could both be lying.....you'll just never know..


181 posted on 02/09/2006 10:15:49 AM PST by mystery-ak (Army Wife.....toughest job in the military)
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To: half-cajun

You're so welcome. It was getting a little hot and heavy upthread.


182 posted on 02/09/2006 10:16:15 AM PST by NCC-1701 (RADICAL ISLAM IS A CULT. IT MUST BE ELIMINATED.)
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To: ohioWfan
Ah..........so he's a serial disruptor, eh?

Check out his posting history for today, been pretty much none stop for the past 4 hours.... and I thought I needed a life lol
183 posted on 02/09/2006 10:16:20 AM PST by boxerblues (Save a tree.......shoot a liberal)
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To: Junior_G

It's really simple. He's been so insulting that he even got the attention of a Moderator.


184 posted on 02/09/2006 10:16:28 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: dson7_ck1249
The one I know least, President George W. Bush, won both my sympathy and respect for gallantly enduring the slings and arrows pointed directly at him during what should have been a celebration of a great woman, but instead turned into a political rally.

Instead of the focus being on her -- honoring her, mourning her -- they had to make it all about them. Their egos are so huge they can't give up the spotlight to anyone else.

185 posted on 02/09/2006 10:16:32 AM PST by BlessedBeGod (Benedict XVI = Terminator IV)
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To: ohioWfan

see, your the classic example here. Gotta win every argument, if not, then your way out is to call people names., 4-5 instances in your last post alone.

It's really wacko, let me tell you.


186 posted on 02/09/2006 10:16:34 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: InsureAmerica
running a little late for your minutes aren't you
187 posted on 02/09/2006 10:18:04 AM PST by boxerblues (Save a tree.......shoot a liberal)
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To: ohioWfan

oh actually I do get it. The fun is watching you accuse me of 'not getting it'. It is precious.

It's like the old trick, pulling a quarter out from behind a child's ear. Makes me wonder if YOU get it....


188 posted on 02/09/2006 10:18:31 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: ohioWfan; InsureAmerica; Coop; MikeinIraq

GOOD GRIEF!!! MikeInIraq has competition it looks like!! LOL!!

Hey dude -- the village is missing it's idiot.


189 posted on 02/09/2006 10:19:49 AM PST by StarCMC (Old Sarge is my hero...doing it right in Iraq! Vaya con Dios, Sarge.)
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To: ohioWfan

I know i am strange, and by the way pal, lets put something to rest. I am grown up, ok? Take that one off of your list cause it's really getting old and boring.


190 posted on 02/09/2006 10:19:55 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: InsureAmerica

I think you upset people with your ignorance by mentioning Mrs. Park's bus incident when speaking about CSK. ... but look I'm not going to get upset about your inference about my very normal Va. Bch upbringing. ... not gonna tell the teacher (administrator) on ya'.
It will all be okay in the morning. And believe me, you're not worth my gas money for a late night egging and toilet papering (and possible sugar in the gas tank)


191 posted on 02/09/2006 10:21:12 AM PST by brwnsuga (Proud, Black, Conservative!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Means absolutely nothing coming from someone I don't know, other than by the inane follow the crowd writings you've posted. But hey, no problem. You can think what you want.


192 posted on 02/09/2006 10:21:28 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: InsureAmerica

until later, Poka, Da Skorova, Vsevo dobrova, Da Zvedanya

(byebye)


193 posted on 02/09/2006 10:23:41 AM PST by InsureAmerica (Evil? I have many words for it. We are as dust, to them. - v v putin)
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To: InsureAmerica

Proshchajte is more like it.


194 posted on 02/09/2006 10:25:32 AM PST by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: InsureAmerica
Means absolutely nothing coming from someone I don't know

If Freeper opinions mean absolutely nothing to you, why are you being defensive? It's not logical.

195 posted on 02/09/2006 10:25:50 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: InsureAmerica
I never mentioned rosa parks

ROFL!! Yes -- you did but you were just too dumb to realize it.

196 posted on 02/09/2006 10:26:05 AM PST by StarCMC (Old Sarge is my hero...doing it right in Iraq! Vaya con Dios, Sarge.)
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To: InsureAmerica; ohioWfan

I'll tell you what YOU have....

a BIG TIME PROBLEM with the mods telling you to tone it down.

Here's a REAL BIG HINT for you. The mods on this board ARE OTHER FREEPERS!! They know who is who and who tends to lie and who tends to NOT lie.

OhioWfan has been through a lot in the past 3 years. I would suggest you back off.


197 posted on 02/09/2006 10:27:38 AM PST by MikefromOhio (Brokeback Mountain: The ONLY western where the Cowboys GET IT IN THE END!!!)
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To: mystery-ak
I guess we could both be lying.....you'll just never know..

LOL!!!

198 posted on 02/09/2006 10:28:14 AM PST by StarCMC (Old Sarge is my hero...doing it right in Iraq! Vaya con Dios, Sarge.)
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To: InsureAmerica
I know i am strange, and by the way pal, lets put something to rest. I am grown up, ok? Take that one off of your list cause it's really getting old and boring.

Well you got the first part right, except I am not so sure about your age or mental maturity after reading your posts. I also notice that you have said you were going to leave not ONCE but now TWICE. Tell us when you've made up your mind.
199 posted on 02/09/2006 10:29:31 AM PST by MikefromOhio (Brokeback Mountain: The ONLY western where the Cowboys GET IT IN THE END!!!)
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To: MikeinIraq

LOL -- counting down... how many days has it been since you've been accused of never having been there either?? He he he!


200 posted on 02/09/2006 10:30:32 AM PST by StarCMC (Old Sarge is my hero...doing it right in Iraq! Vaya con Dios, Sarge.)
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