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  • Peggy Noonan and The WSJ Editorial - It's Time to Revolt!

    06/01/2007 6:42:53 PM PDT · 52 of 1,017
    Oschisms to jrooney
    "Where in the hell was Newt when he had control of a conservative House? It was not a priority for him!!!! Why is Newt getting a pass? Congress in 2002 to 2006 could have sent an immigration bill to GW to sign that included border enforcement first with a fence, punishing employers severely and than somehow dealing with the illegals here. They did not."

    Ummm, perhaps because Newt had left office in 2002?

  • Talk radio experiment ends in New York as Free FM reverts to K-Rock

    05/25/2007 5:34:29 PM PDT · 15 of 43
    Oschisms to Rodney King

    Nah, Springsteen sings “cut loose like a deuce, another runner in the night.”

  • McCain Hits Romney (Dueling RINO Alert)

    05/21/2007 1:20:34 PM PDT · 52 of 117
    Oschisms to ken5050
    "So why the desire to so publicly commit political suicide??"

    Nah, it's just because McCain just isn't that bright. In 2000, his consultants told him that he could win primaries by running against the base. Anyone who believes that ain't smart enough to put his pants on in the morning.

    In 2007, he thinks that posing on TV with Ted Kennedy will get him the nomination.

    The real question is: Who's putting McCain's pants on in the morning?

    (Seinfeld reference)

  • TAXES: Rapper 50 Cent joins the exodus

    05/06/2007 7:47:10 PM PDT · 7 of 19
    Oschisms to Graybeard58
    "People such as Mr. Cent..."

    LOL, Mr. Cent.

  • Britain's HP sauce leaves bad taste

    03/18/2007 9:05:42 AM PDT · 50 of 50
    Oschisms to pnh102
    The guy that marketed W ketchup actually lives downstairs from me. He had to close up shop because someone previously trademarked the letter "W" in connection with condiments.

    I need to learn trademark law. It's a goldmine, apparently.

  • 'Perfectionism' Bowel Pain Link

    02/25/2007 8:35:07 PM PST · 26 of 28
    Oschisms to Moonman62

    Funny, soup was one of the things that made my IBS worse before I discovered activated carbon.

    When doctors find themselves confronting something they don't know, they just call it a "syndrome." That's not a big deal, but then the temptation is to sweep other things that may or may not be related into the same "syndrome" basket.

    Common sense would tell you that diarrhea-predominant IBS and constipation-predominant IBS might have very different causes and cures. But it's all IBS to the doctors.

  • 'Perfectionism' Bowel Pain Link

    02/25/2007 8:18:35 PM PST · 24 of 28
    Oschisms to TruthShallSetYouFree

    I'll reply privately, as the answer is a touch too much information.

  • 'Perfectionism' Bowel Pain Link

    02/25/2007 7:39:24 PM PST · 13 of 28
    Oschisms to blam
    IBS sucks.

    This cured me. I can't recommend it enough.

  • Soviet monument to make way for Reagan [Poland erects statue of RR in Ronald Reagan Freedom Square]

    02/11/2007 2:34:48 AM PST · 10 of 35
    Oschisms to 4rcane
    "they're also a developing country and don't have first world type of security arrangements"

    As opposed to our wonderful ally, Mexico

  • NYC disc jockey shot 13 times dies

    12/24/2006 2:51:40 AM PST · 11 of 35
    Oschisms to mcg2000

    I grew up across the bridge from Inwood. Some parts ain't bad, some parts sell crack. A ton of cops and firemen live in the good parts. RIP, Carl

  • (Carmelo) Anthony suspended 15 games; (NBA) teams fined $500K each (for brawling)

    12/18/2006 4:47:25 PM PST · 32 of 38
    Oschisms to jimtorr

    I know what you mean. Now and then I'll watch a quarter of an NFL game, but I usually end up feeling dirty, like I've just subsidized 10 illegitimate children and 20 felonies.

  • (Carmelo) Anthony suspended 15 games; (NBA) teams fined $500K each (for brawling)

    12/18/2006 4:12:54 PM PST · 28 of 38
    Oschisms to Zakeet
    according to the NY sports pages there's bad blood between George Karl and Isaiah Thomas

    1) Isaiah fired Larry Brown
    2) George Karl is friends with Larry Brown
    3) Karl was running up the score to humiliate Thomas
    4) Thomas is on videotape warning Denver players to "stay out of the paint" 2 minutes before the flagrant foul

    Myself, I haven't watched basketball since the league changed the 3 point line and made hand-checking a foul (10 years ago) So this was the first time I was entertained by my home team in a decade. They should just brawl instead of play basketball.

  • The Manhattan FReeper Happy Hour... We're back, and ready to celebrate!

    12/11/2006 2:39:48 PM PST · 107 of 135
    Oschisms to Silly

  • Mary Cheney and Partner Are About to Be Moms

    12/11/2006 2:07:02 AM PST · 555 of 571
    Oschisms to ConsistentLibertarian
    Is there any scientific evidence that homosexuality is a learned behavior?

    Spoken like a man who's never been in prison.

  • The Manhattan FReeper Happy Hour... We're back, and ready to celebrate!

    12/06/2006 7:05:33 PM PST · 46 of 135
    Oschisms to Silly

    Opt me in.

    But I may not be able to make either event. Finals.

  • Careful: Employee E-Mails, IMs **Must Be Tracked** (New Federal Rule)

    12/02/2006 11:46:00 AM PST · 38 of 45
    Oschisms to Leftism is Mentally Deranged

    The Supreme Court sure enough approves the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Federal Rules of Evidence, though approval is perfunctory; they just rubber stamp whatever Congress comes up with.

    As to who asked for and paid for this, business probably had a hand in it as well as the attorneys. This seems intended to provide guidence as to how to shape a document retention & destruction policy without getting the corporation indicted for obstruction of justice, like Arthur Anderson did.

    Management sees all this crap as a cost of doing business, I'm afraid. When you spend the shareholder's money, you tend not to get outraged about expenditures.

  • Save the 'Dog' [Duane Chapman, Bounty Hunter]

    10/18/2006 6:34:04 PM PDT · 148 of 148
    Oschisms to rpgdfmx
    If he sold those tapes to A&E, they never aired them. Thanks for making me click through all of the summaries of his stupid show.

    If what you're saying is true, link it.

  • Save the 'Dog' [Duane Chapman, Bounty Hunter]

    10/17/2006 9:15:17 PM PDT · 144 of 148
    Oschisms to rpgdfmx
    The FBI was on their way to pick up Luster, who was being watched by the Mexican police (and wasn't going anywhere) when "Dog the Bounty Hunter showed up with a TV crew,

    Dog captured Andrew Luster in 2003

    "Dog the Bounty Hunter" didn't air until 2004

    Nobody knew who this clown was until the Luster capture. Yeah, I believe that A&E would have given a no name bounty hunter a TV show before he became famous. Really, I do.

    You, sir, are either misinformed or a liar. I don't care which. I know all I need to know to decide that your "The FBI was about to swoop down upon Luster" story lacks credibility.

    Really, try to survive a 5 minute Google search next time, mmmkay?

  • Lawsuit claims Santa Barbara News-Press didn't pay overtime

    10/12/2006 12:48:02 AM PDT · 46 of 52
    Oschisms to SmithL
    The individual states have no constitutional authority to abridge the freedom to contract your labor:

    Section 10 - Powers prohibited of States
    No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of Attainder, ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, or grant any Title of Nobility.

    But the feds may.
    Violates the spirit, no question. But not the letter.

  • 25 Year old "Entrepreneur" killed. He ONLY had 9 kids!

    10/04/2006 11:56:19 PM PDT · 57 of 126
    Oschisms to FlipSanders
    I don't just assume people are drug dealers because they have 9 kids with unusual names.

    Perhaps you should develop some street knowledge then, before running down those that have it.

  • Why is the New York GOP Turning its back on John Faso?

    09/20/2006 6:11:32 PM PDT · 42 of 162
    Oschisms to firebrand

    Well, I've been busy in school, and not paying attention, but I think all of our candidates are poor except for Callaghan.

    Pirro = Tax Cheat
    Mac Farland = Johnny come lately spoiler
    Spencer = Close to Bigamist, spoke at the club, and was weak
    Cox = I know nothing about him. Having said that, being related to Nixon is a killer in NY

    Manning = spoke at the club, and was weak
    Daniels = Worked for Dinkins
    Weld = has gotten bored with every political job he ever had
    Faso = spoke at the club, too slick

    I know we have a weak bench in this state, but come on!

  • Friedman Says He'd Legalize Pot in Texas

    09/14/2006 11:31:11 PM PDT · 26 of 49
    Oschisms to no dems; CodeMasterPhilzar
    Or, to use a Texas example, Robert Durst.
  • "New Orleans Mayor Takes Swipe At NYC" (Nagin mouthing off again alert)

    08/25/2006 1:16:31 AM PDT · 14 of 29
    Oschisms to pillut48

    As a New Yorker, I gotta say he has a point.

    I also gotta say he's an incompetent idiot.

  • Panic on 43rd Street (NYT/Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    08/14/2006 11:08:00 AM PDT · 23 of 43
    Oschisms to abb
    While the administration's anti-Times rants juice its base—made up of people who don't read the Times—the White House appears to be trying, with its drumbeat about treason and banking secrets, to stir up trouble with Times readers too (banking, unlike other hot-button conservative issues, is something that Times readers might get huffy about).

    This is perhaps the most poorly constructed sentence I have ever read. Where did Wolff learn grammar? He gets paid to write. Presumably, someone gets paid to edit him. Unbelievable.

  • Even dead people can't escape AOL

    08/06/2006 1:40:15 PM PDT · 64 of 70
    Oschisms to Schwaeky
    to be sure I only use it as the portal to the web, because my access is via DSL, but for me its been great...

    You know you don't need a "portal" to surf the web, right? So in other words, you use AOL for nothing. Of course it's "great." I do nothing and I'm great at it, if I do say so myself. Now pay me 20$ per month.


    08/02/2006 3:56:53 AM PDT · 40 of 97
    Oschisms to gridlock
    "but do the Republicans even bother running a candidate against this guy?

    The NYS Republican Party? I think they even endorse him and he runs on both lines. I could be wrong, but it wouldn't surprise me.

  • Illness helped Van Gogh to capture the perfect storm

    07/17/2006 3:20:42 AM PDT · 19 of 80
    Oschisms to Rembrandt_fan

    I agree with what you say, but...Hemingway, Faulkner (I don't know about Fitzgerald) are not good writers.

  • America's door shut to foreigners with HIV

    07/12/2006 5:15:21 PM PDT · 10 of 47
    Oschisms to satchmodog9

    We're supposed to welcome people who will soon be too sick to work, people whose expensive treatment will have to be subsidized by the taxpayer?

    If they have so much as a cough, keep 'em out. That's what my grandparents had to deal with. It was a sensible policy.

  • Zidane apparently called 'son of a terrorist whore'...(Drudge headline)

    07/10/2006 8:03:52 PM PDT · 57 of 123
    Oschisms to SkyPilot

    Is she?

  • Yankee clauses dashed [Local landowner REALLY didn't like yankees...]

    07/06/2006 10:36:42 PM PDT · 136 of 970
    Oschisms to SquirrelKing

    It's worth noting that he exempted Black Southerners from the Sherman covenants- obviously to avoid this being interpreted as a racial covenant- which the Supreme Court held as unconstitutional in the 50's.

    Also, not allowing redwood on the land partly because there is one named after Sherman and partly due to "certain environmental views shared and held by the authors." That's an attempt to get around the "touch and concern" requirement. I don't know the law in South Carolina, but in NY courts will usually strike down a negative covenant if it doesn't "touch and concern" the land.

    Some clever lawyering, there.

  • Yankee clauses dashed [Local landowner REALLY didn't like yankees...]

    07/06/2006 8:46:05 PM PDT · 131 of 970
    Oschisms to SquirrelKing

    The actual restrictions and conveyance, courtesy of Prof. Patrick Rohan, St. John's University School of Law:


    The property described particularly in Exhibit "A", affixed hereto, and known generally as "Delta Plantation," which was conveyed on or about January 23, 1998 to Henry E. Ingram
    (Purchaser) from Cullum's Lumber Mill, Inc. (Seller), (hereafter "the Property"), shall be hereafter subject to the following covenants and/or restrictions:
    1. The property shall never be leased, sold, bequeathed, de
    vised or otherwise transferred, permanently or temporarily, to
    any person or entity that may be described as being part of the
    Yankee race. "Yankee" as used herein, shall mean any person or
    entity born or formed north of the Mason-Dixon line, or any per
    son or entity who has lived or been located for a continuous period of one (1) year above said line. In determining a "continuous period" as used herein, intermittent periods of one week or less shall not be construed as severing continuity;
    2. No person with the last name of Sherman shall ever own, lease, enter, occupy, walk upon, or hold any interest, of any nature or kind in the Property. Any person born up North whose last name may be spelled by using the letters found in the name Sherman is subject to the same restrictions and covenants as if his name were Sherman. No business entity with the name Sherman in its name, trade name, or any previous business name, shall ever acquire or maintain any interest in the Property or provide any goods or services thereon.
    3. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as active discrimination against those Southern persons of African descent. In fact, Southern persons of African descent shall not be subject to, and are expressly excluded from, the restrictions and covenants contained in paragraph two (2) above; provided that all subsequent transferors shall be so subject, as will the initial transfer of the Property from the Southern person of African descent to the subsequent transferor. Southern persons of African descent may be given permission upon written request to use, hunt, fish and/or own the Property. Any Southern person of African descent is entitled to a ten percent (10%) discount if he or she purchases the Property from Henry E. Ingram or his heirs and/or assigns.
    4. Any of the above restrictions, covenants and conditions may be waived in writing by Henry E. Ingram, his heirs or assigns; provided that, in the event that the waiver is being granted by a person other than Henry E. Ingram or his son Sterling Ashley Ingram, the written waiver requires the written approval of at least one other person, related by blood to Henry E. Ingram, who was born in a State of the Union located geographically at least 15 miles South of the State of Virginia.
    5. The covenants and restrictions discussed above in Paragraphs one (1) through four (4) are necessary to ensure that the Yankees will never again own or control large tracts of land that rightfully belong in Southern hands and under Southern dominion. They are intended to prevent Yankee ownership of property stolen or conscripted after the great war of Northern aggression after 1865 by the Yankee Carpetbaggers and Scalawags.
    6. Delta Plantation will once again be available to the true Southerners to view, camp, hunt, fish, use, enjoy and share as true.Southerners are taught from birth. Thank you Sir.
    7. No redwood lumber may be used by any person who builds any wooden structure on the property. This restriction is due in part to a certain large redwood tree in the Western United States that is named after the late coward and war criminal William T. Sherman. Additionally this restriction is due in part to certain environmental views shared and held by the authors to these restrictions.
    8. These covenants and restrictions were drafted and executed by a true Southerner, Henry E. Ingram, Jr., this 2nd day of February in the year of our God, 1998.
    ALL those certain pieces, parcels or tracts of land situate,
    lying and being in Jasper County, South Carolina, containing
    1606.86 acres, more or less, and 63.02 acres, more or less, and being a portion of Tract A and of the Poindexter Tract of the Delta Plantation Tracts as shown and delineated on that certain plat of survey prepared by Coastal Surveying Company, Inc. dated July 1, 1975 for Chevron Oil Company, which Plat is recorded in Plat Book 18 at Page 60 in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Jasper County, South Carolina. The 1606.86 acre tract being shown and designated as Tract "A", and the 63.02 acre tract being shown and designated as Tract "B" on that certain plat of survey entitled "Plat of 1,674.88 acres, Portion of Delta Plantation Surveyed for Henry Ingram", prepared by Paul D. Wilder, R.L.S. of Wilder Surveying and Mapping, dated January 12, 1998 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Jasper County, South Carolina in Plat Book 23 at Page 47. Said Tract "A" being generally bounded and described as follows: on the North by Tract "C" as shown on the aforesaid plat and by the R/W of SC Hwy. 170 and by lands, now or formerly of Collum's Lumber Mill, Inc.; on the Northeast by lands of John E. Cay, III; on the East by the Centerline of the Old Screven Ferry Road and a 30' access easement, and other lands of Collum's Lumber Mill, Inc.; on the South by lands of the Georgia Department of Transportation, and on the West by lands of Tench C. Coxe, III, lands of Daniel E. Huger, and the eastern edge of the R/W of U.S. Highway 17-A. Said Tract "B" being generally bounded and described as follows; on the North by lands of Robert Minis; on the East by the R/W of U.S. Hwy. 17-A; on the South by lands of Carswell; on the Southwest by lands of Clydesdale Club, and on the Northwest by lands of A. Minis, Jr. For a more particular description, reference is hereby made to the aforesaid plat of record.
    TOGETHER with those certain easement rights appurtenant to the above described property reserved by Chevron Stations, Inc. in that certain Deed from Chevron Stations, Inc. to Department of Transportation, State of Georgia, dated October 17, 1985 and recorded in Book 89, Page 168, in the records for the Office of the Clerk of Court for Jasper County, South Carolina and all rights of reversion and other rights to the roadbed of U.S. Highway 17-A retained pursuant to that ..certain Right of Way Deed dated August 17, 1953 and recorded in Book 30, Page 39, in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Jasper County, South
    EXCEPTING AND RESERVING UNTO CHEVRON STATIONS, INC., ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, all rights as delineated in that certain deed from Chevron Stations, Inc. to Delta Plantation Corporation, dated June 25, 1987 and recorded in Deed Book 91 at Page 1483 in the Office of the Clerk of Court
    for Jasper County, South Carolina.
    BEING the same property conveyed to Henry E. Ingram, Jr. by Deed of Collum's Lumber Mill, Inc. dated January 23, 1998 and recorded January _, 1998 in Deed Book at Page
    in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Jasper County, South Carolina.
    Jasper County Tax Map Reference: 037-00-02-002 (portion


    Of my own free will and choice, I do hereby in the presence of these witnesses swear to be loyal to the South. With the sole exception of my immediate family, I hereto swear to never utter any good words regarding the dastardly Yankee race even if by some chance I observe some redeeming quality amongst their steed. I will never mention the word Sherman unless it is to describe his cowardly and inhuman characteristics.
    When speaking of Yankees, I will refer to them as scalawags or carpetbaggers. I will love, honor and obey the true Southern way of life by never saying anything disrespectful to my wife or children.
    I will now whistle or hum Dixie as a sign of my loyalty and as a token of my new out-look on life. I swear this oath on the grave of Robert E. Lee.

    TIME 2:25 PM DATE 1124198

    I will swear Openly on Videotape This Oath.

  • Black men quietly combating stereotypes

    07/02/2006 3:09:10 AM PDT · 9 of 45
    Oschisms to lauriehelds
    He's 6-foot-7, a garrulous lawyer who talks with his hands.

    And he's black.

    Many people find him threatening. He works hard to prove otherwise.

    "I have a very keen sense of my size and how I communicate," says Borders of Mason, Ohio. "I end up putting my hands in my pockets or behind me. I stand with my feet closer together. With my feet spread out, it looks like I'm taking a stance. And I use a softer voice."......

    Sherman James, a social psychologist at Duke University, studies how the stress of coping for black men can damage the circulatory system and lead to chronic poor health. Black men are 20 percent more likely to die of heart disease than whites, and they have the highest rates of hypertension in the world, according to the National Medical Association.

    Funny, I'm 5'6", so white you can see the veins in my face, and I act the same way when I want to be taken seriously. Now that I know it's bad for you, I guess I'll start cursing out judges...they'll understand that my cholesterol count is on the line.


    06/07/2006 3:06:59 AM PDT · 12 of 19
    Oschisms to Kimberly GG
    T-Shirt seen in New Orleans:

    To Rebuild New Orleans

  • Is football [soccer] too big for its boots? (soccer in Australia and the US)

    06/04/2006 6:27:54 PM PDT · 15 of 33
    Oschisms to NZerFromHK
    Even an English writer, Peter Ackroyd, complained that, "like sex, the movements in football are limited and predictable".

    He's doing it wrong.

  • AIDS Prevention Possible With Lime Juice?

    06/04/2006 1:54:05 PM PDT · 20 of 57
    Oschisms to billorites

    So that's why I drank all those vodka gimlets last night.

  • Kerry Pressing Swiftboat Case, Long After Loss ["They lied and lied and lied about everything,"]

    05/28/2006 12:56:57 PM PDT · 356 of 373
    Oschisms to

    Ya know how they had to rewrite "California Uber Alles" after Reagan won the election?

    Turns out that Kerry wasn't in Cambodia on Christmas? Guess they have to rewrite that one.

    Are there gonna be any Dead Kennedys songs left after the Democrats are through?

    Maybe their cover of Viva Las Vegas?

  • Kerry Pressing Swiftboat Case, Long After Loss ["They lied and lied and lied about everything,"]

    05/27/2006 12:12:55 PM PDT · 178 of 373
    Oschisms to LetsRok
    I have a hat that says "FBI". That does not mean that I have any relationship with the FBI.

    I have a hat that says "Ireland 1994."
    I coached the Republic of Ireland soccer team that year.

    Jack Charlton

  • Campo, CA, Latest Attempt to Disarm Minutemen (pics)

    05/22/2006 1:08:52 AM PDT · 41 of 277
    Oschisms to Ladycalif
    Maybe Verizon moved the coverage area a few feet?

    Don't be silly. Only Karl Rove can do that.
    (Shakes Head)

  • More Women Not Waiting For Mr. Right

    05/21/2006 4:22:42 PM PDT · 258 of 617
    Oschisms to durasell; TheSpottedOwl
    What does a (insert flyover state) girl say after sex?

    "Daddy stop it, yer crushin' my Marlboros"!

  • Alito to decide privacy case (Court likely stands 4-4 in this case)

    05/21/2006 11:16:14 AM PDT · 5 of 12
    Oschisms to GSlob

    I believe so. I think I remember articles saying that it's up to Alito as to whether to read the transcripts or have a reargue.

    I guess this means that there's a question he would have asked that wasn't in the transcripts.

  • How far can N.J. push its richest?

    05/14/2006 12:25:08 PM PDT · 28 of 37
    Oschisms to wjersey
    The treasurer this summer is moving his family from Manhattan to Montclair, where he, too, will pay the millionaire's tax - and the state's notoriously high property taxes.

    Am I reading this right? The State Treasurer was elected/appointed without ever living in the state he is treasurer of?

    New Jersey is like another planet.

  • Peggy Noonan: The Big Three [that] the president should focus on. (No. 1: Find Osama)

    05/08/2006 4:10:14 PM PDT · 129 of 136
    Oschisms to taxesareforever

    Oh, of course it was Osama in that pre election tape. You see, it's only natural that a jihadi would go from mentioning Allah every sentence (the first tape) to sounding like a washed-up hippie poli-sci professor talking about red states and blue states. (the pre-election tape)

    Having a certain kind of device dropped on your head does that to one. (Remember the "earthquake" in Afghanistan?)

  • Peggy Noonan: The Big Three [that] the president should focus on. (No. 1: Find Osama)

    05/07/2006 7:15:02 PM PDT · 97 of 136
    Oschisms to Dark Skies
    That isn't even worthy of a response.

    Too late.

  • Peggy Noonan: The Big Three [that] the president should focus on. (No. 1: Find Osama)

    05/07/2006 3:53:28 PM PDT · 50 of 136
    Oschisms to taxesareforever
    Osama is under tons of rubble.

    Congratulations. You're the first person on this thread to have the right response.

  • The Most Homophobic Place on Earth?

    04/18/2006 10:10:19 PM PDT · 23 of 56
    Oschisms to Pikamax
    The country has the world's highest murder rate.

    Anyone care to guess their policy on firearms ownership?

  • City Girl Squawk: It’s Like So Bad— It. Really. Sucks?

    03/31/2006 5:30:48 PM PST · 25 of 28
    Oschisms to siunevada
    She was sitting with a friend at Duke’s (the “divey bar”) on 19th Street off Park Avenue South,

    That's the funniest line in the article. Duke's has good southern food, but it ain't even close to divey. Hokey is the adjective I'd use. Ah yes, the dive off Park Avenue South, sure.

  • White supremacist sues to run as Democrat in primary

    03/29/2006 9:46:35 PM PST · 5 of 16
    Oschisms to West Coast Conservative

    State parties are private organizations. They should, and can bar anyone they want to.

    The flip side of that is that in the NY State Republican Party, one man decides who runs for any office in the state. None of them try to win, but as long as the Republican Party comes in second, the leadership has some jobs to dole out.

    RINO heaven.

    It's a small price to pay for the privlige(sp) of excluding Nazis.

  • Boycott "The Big 'O'"

    03/26/2006 9:56:36 AM PST · 35 of 41
    Oschisms to Visalia

    Leave my name outta this

  • Store Flier Describes T-Shirts As 'Wife-Beaters'

    02/23/2006 6:05:20 AM PST · 57 of 74
    Oschisms to ShadowDancer

    I prefer to call em' "Ike Turners."

  • I'm Out Of The Closet! (Vanity)

    02/17/2006 5:59:04 AM PST · 14 of 18
    Oschisms to Gordongekko909

    I confess, I heard of those terms from Katrina refugee students.
    The phrase "except for Louisiana" gets repeated a lot during 1L in the other 49 states. :)

    A guy from the Institute for Justice (libertarian legal advocacy group) spoke at our school yesterday. Did you know Louisiana has a florist's exam (that functions as a barrier to entry for new florists) and that a greater percentage of people fail that exam than the Louisiana bar exam?

    When he told us about his client that lost her florist job, I didn't know whether to laugh or cry.