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ulysses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-24-05 12:10 AM
Response to Reply #58
60. self-respect is a wonderful thing.
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  -Is the little lost Boy Scout mentally deficient? kanrok  Jun-23-05 10:57 PM   #0 
  - As a matter of fact, yes he is.  SoCalDem   Jun-23-05 11:01 PM   #1 
  - What a shame  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:03 PM   #2 
  - I agree, kanrok. Looks as if he didn't head DOWN the hill, as most  Radio_Lady   Jun-24-05 12:11 AM   #62 
     - There's a big difference between Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts  democracyindanger   Jun-24-05 01:45 AM   #99 
        - We went on camping trips  madeline_con   Jun-24-05 06:26 AM   #115 
        - They said he wasn't old enough to be a Boy Scout, so what  Shell Beau   Jun-24-05 08:36 AM   #118 
  - That is so sad when you think about it...  tyedyeto   Jun-23-05 11:04 PM   #3 
  - Sad and dangerous  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:08 PM   #5 
  - Link?  Floogeldy   Jun-23-05 11:11 PM   #8 
  - That's horrible.  Floogeldy   Jun-23-05 11:14 PM   #10 
  - His Mother  auntAgonist   Jun-23-05 11:30 PM   #22 
     - Then you agree with me.  Floogeldy   Jun-23-05 11:46 PM   #38 
     - that is correct.  auntAgonist   Jun-23-05 11:54 PM   #45 
     - ..."Brennans mom said, He was nine weeks premature." ...  SoCalDem   Jun-24-05 12:03 AM   #53 
     - So where do the "mentally deficient" and "slow" parts come in?  Floogeldy   Jun-24-05 12:15 AM   #64 
        - In the family "gaggle" interview, they said that he  SoCalDem   Jun-24-05 01:29 AM   #94 
     - Why the Hell, Didn't they Tell Rescuers the Password THEN!!!  alphafemale   Jun-24-05 01:37 AM   #95 
        - geez ... You're absolutely right.  auntAgonist   Jun-24-05 02:04 AM   #104 
  - the article I read  mzteris   Jun-24-05 11:27 AM   #121 
  - They seemed really, really proud that the kid hid from the rescuers  Lex   Jun-23-05 11:06 PM   #4 
  - What is your source for this information?  Floogeldy   Jun-23-05 11:10 PM   #6 
  - So, you were much smarter than him when you were a kid?  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:10 PM   #7 
  - Yep. I like to think so  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:19 PM   #12 
  - So go ahead and bash a little lost kid. DU rules forbid my saying more.  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:23 PM   #16 
  - Who's bashing?  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:25 PM   #18 
     - Yes, I get hostile when I see what I feel are needless attacks...  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:36 PM   #25 
     - How do you get that I'm attacking anybody?  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:39 PM   #30 
        - the phrase "mentally deficient" might be a clue.  ulysses   Jun-23-05 11:40 PM   #32 
        - You noticed that, huh?  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:44 PM   #37 
        - I doubt we're the only ones.  ulysses   Jun-23-05 11:49 PM   #40 
           - Superb, thank you. One of my best Friend's children is autistic...  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:53 PM   #43 
        - I'm open to suggestions  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:54 PM   #44 
           - PUT DOWN YOUR KEYBOARD AND BACK AWAY SLOWLY...  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:58 PM   #49 
           - I suppose it depends on what you're really trying to ask.  ulysses   Jun-24-05 12:04 AM   #55 
           - Very diplomatic, thank you. :-)  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 12:07 AM   #57 
           - oh, you have no idea  ulysses   Jun-24-05 12:09 AM   #59 
              - Uh huh, me too.  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 12:13 AM   #63 
           - Nope....not stupid  kanrok   Jun-24-05 12:16 AM   #65 
           - "He was a little scared, and a little delirious." A reason to ask if...  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 12:22 AM   #68 
           - Good point.  kanrok   Jun-24-05 12:32 AM   #77 
              - This is all Monday morning quarterbacking. I defy you to tell us...  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 12:40 AM   #82 
                 - I have. But then I live in the woods.  uppityperson   Jun-24-05 12:47 AM   #86 
                    - not in Chicago?  ulysses   Jun-24-05 12:49 AM   #87 
                    - No way. I don't think I'd survive Chicago.  uppityperson   Jun-24-05 12:56 AM   #90 
                       - I was taught not to talk to strangers.  ulysses   Jun-24-05 01:19 AM   #92 
                          - I was taught ok to talk to strangers when you were lost or need help  uppityperson   Jun-24-05 01:24 AM   #93 
                    - Okay, so you've spent time in bear country, as I have. You're hardly...  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 12:54 AM   #89 
                       - I see something gained.  patcox2   Jun-24-05 11:38 AM   #122 
                          - Thank you. There was a problem, WHAT was the problem?  uppityperson   Jun-24-05 12:32 PM   #125 
           - your concern for the child overwhelms.  ulysses   Jun-24-05 12:23 AM   #69 
           - Please realize that not every non-PC way of talking is meant wrongly  uppityperson   Jun-24-05 12:17 AM   #66 
              - I recognize that.  ulysses   Jun-24-05 12:32 AM   #79 
           - I did a google for ya'  bloom   Jun-24-05 12:34 AM   #80 
        - Sure, and the word is "you're."  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:43 PM   #36 
           - Oh, I see...not only are you clairvoyant  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:52 PM   #42 
              - Thank you. I am also an asshole, but I'm not exceedingly rare...  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:56 PM   #48 
                 - Well, at least we agree on one thing  kanrok   Jun-24-05 12:00 AM   #51 
                    - Not a problem, lots of folks here know I'm an asshole, but...  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 12:03 AM   #54 
                       - I can respect an asshole that stands up for people bashing kids  kanrok   Jun-24-05 12:08 AM   #58 
                          - self-respect is a wonderful thing.  ulysses   Jun-24-05 12:10 AM   #60 
                          - That is your opinion, one not shared by everyone in this thread.  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 12:10 AM   #61 
     - YOU are bashing.  Floogeldy   Jun-23-05 11:38 PM   #29 
        - Oh Puhleeeze  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:40 PM   #31 
           - Was that kid brilliant? Great instincts? Intelligent? Insightful?  Floogeldy   Jun-23-05 11:55 PM   #47 
  - this sounds familiar.  ulysses   Jun-23-05 11:23 PM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-23-05 11:36 PM   #26 
     - And thank you for the non sequiter  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:41 PM   #34 
        - LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Floogeldy   Jun-23-05 11:59 PM   #50 
           - You've got a strange sense of humor  kanrok   Jun-24-05 12:03 AM   #52 
              - Not as strange as your sense of reality.  Floogeldy   Jun-24-05 12:05 AM   #56 
  - Yes.  aeolian   Jun-24-05 01:55 PM   #127 
  - Even if he weren't "slow"...  tuvor   Jun-23-05 11:12 PM   #9 
  - Oh well, I'm sure some of the kid's detractors would have...  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:19 PM   #14 
  - So the boy is mentally slow, so what?  elshiva   Jun-23-05 11:18 PM   #11 
  - So nothing, it's an observation  kanrok   Jun-23-05 11:23 PM   #15 
     - My point is/was that maybe his avoiding strangers was for  elshiva   Jun-23-05 11:29 PM   #21 
        - Thank you, Elshiva!  buddyhollysghost   Jun-24-05 01:40 AM   #97 
  - probably very scared.  ulysses   Jun-23-05 11:19 PM   #13 
  - What is your source?  Floogeldy   Jun-23-05 11:27 PM   #19 
  - source.  auntAgonist   Jun-23-05 11:32 PM   #23 
  - Yesterday on CNN the family had a press conference.  Swede   Jun-23-05 11:34 PM   #24 
  - My friend refused a ride home from her kindergarten teacher  yvr girl   Jun-23-05 11:28 PM   #20 
  - ...and your friend evidently survived...  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:50 PM   #41 
  - what might be your point?  ulysses   Jun-23-05 11:36 PM   #27 
  - Yeah, but Kanrok would have done so much better than that 11 year old!  BikeWriter   Jun-23-05 11:40 PM   #33 
     - He would have done great.  Floogeldy   Jun-24-05 12:35 AM   #81 
        - I'm not sure how he'd do lost in Texas.  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 02:04 AM   #105 
           - Oh I don't know  kanrok   Jun-24-05 08:28 AM   #116 
              - He had Poppie's and Ken Lay's money working for him, though.  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 11:21 AM   #120 
                 - Good point.  kanrok   Jun-24-05 01:52 PM   #126 
                    - Not unless you're a repuglican and can do something for them.  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 01:57 PM   #128 
  - People can  bloom   Jun-23-05 11:37 PM   #28 
  - My friend thinks he's autistic  proud2Blib   Jun-23-05 11:43 PM   #35 
  - I wondered about that.... eom  bloom   Jun-23-05 11:48 PM   #39 
  - I wondered the same thing--when he was finally rescued, he...  Shakespeare   Jun-24-05 11:39 AM   #123 
  - I wondered if he was (whatever the PC word is) also.  uppityperson   Jun-23-05 11:54 PM   #46 
  - Let us drop you into the woods for a couple of days . . .  Floogeldy   Jun-24-05 12:20 AM   #67 
     - I would be scared and afraid. So would the youngsters I know.  uppityperson   Jun-24-05 12:24 AM   #70 
     - I suspect most 11 yr. olds of normal intelligence would figure out after  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-24-05 12:24 AM   #71 
     - Probably after 4 days, his hunger and thirst got the best of him  Lex   Jun-24-05 12:28 AM   #73 
     - Take another, even wilder guess.  Floogeldy   Jun-24-05 12:28 AM   #74 
     - Jeez, it was just some wondering  GreenJ   Jun-24-05 12:26 AM   #72 
        - Let's put it this way  Floogeldy   Jun-24-05 12:30 AM   #75 
        - That's great for you.  GreenJ   Jun-24-05 12:32 AM   #78 
        - Bully for you, but that doesn't mean the rest of us aren't allowed....  Shakespeare   Jun-24-05 11:40 AM   #124 
        - Usually the lounge doesn't get like this.  uppityperson   Jun-24-05 12:32 AM   #76 
        - Thanks for the welcome  GreenJ   Jun-24-05 12:42 AM   #83 
        - Don't let it get to you  Floogeldy   Jun-24-05 12:44 AM   #84 
        - Gee, it's "scary" in here!  Bluebear   Jun-24-05 01:58 AM   #102 
           - oooooooooooooo  uppityperson   Jun-24-05 02:10 AM   #107 
        - You can ask questions about most anything here. If you choose...  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 12:46 AM   #85 
  - Well goodnight all  kanrok   Jun-24-05 12:51 AM   #88 
  - I have a few choice words for you too, but I will reserve them...  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 12:58 AM   #91 
  - According to the family he doesn't have any disabilities  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Jun-24-05 01:39 AM   #96 
  - Can you say "Shock and Dehydration?"  buddyhollysghost   Jun-24-05 01:44 AM   #98 
  - I know a forty year old hunter who was thoroughly demoralized...  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 02:15 AM   #108 
     - Yeah, say it. It's kinda Snarky  buddyhollysghost   Jun-24-05 02:17 AM   #109 
        - My choice of words is much more insensitive than that, I'm afraid.  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 02:39 AM   #111 
           - I know, but I took an antihistamine for my allergies  buddyhollysghost   Jun-24-05 03:18 AM   #112 
              - Thank you.  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 06:18 AM   #113 
  - Good idea, slam the poor kid  KitchenWitch   Jun-24-05 01:48 AM   #100 
  - The parents themselves said he was a "little slow"  Bluebear   Jun-24-05 01:53 AM   #101 
  - Exactly. Poorly worded question, but as GreenJ said up above:  uppityperson   Jun-24-05 02:03 AM   #103 
  - Thank you, Ma'am.  BikeWriter   Jun-24-05 02:06 AM   #106 
  - Talk about the snark factor.....  buddyhollysghost   Jun-24-05 02:18 AM   #110 
  - I wondered, too.  madeline_con   Jun-24-05 06:23 AM   #114 
  - Must be a paranoid village.  HypnoToad   Jun-24-05 08:35 AM   #117 
  - Well, when the mom was interviewed on GMA,  Shell Beau   Jun-24-05 08:40 AM   #119 
  - Locking  Midlodemocrat   Jun-24-05 01:59 PM   #129 
 

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