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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-29-06 04:46 PM
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24. Yanno, isn't it funny .....
...... I'm sure I'm not alone in this thinking ..... but I kinda welcome mediocrity in a way. No, I don't wish us decline. But if we were more ... I dunno .... ordinary on the world stage, we'd be less a target and less apt to do the vile shit we all too often do.
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  - I have wondered about that, also.  ocelot   Jul-28-06 09:55 PM   #2 
  - Just in case you haven't seen it:  mom cat   Jul-28-06 10:02 PM   #5 
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  - Frightening .....  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-28-06 10:01 PM   #4 
  - sad and unnecessary ... you said it, friend!!  welshTerrier2   Jul-28-06 10:15 PM   #9 
  - Patrons and Clients  Donna Zen   Jul-30-06 03:35 AM   #32 
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  - Our decline started way before then....but...  windbreeze   Jul-29-06 02:35 AM   #14 
     - If US votes another Repube in '08  48percenter   Jul-29-06 03:53 PM   #22 
     - Perhaps the real problem  windbreeze   Jul-30-06 12:09 PM   #36 
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        - Go ahead...  windbreeze   Jul-30-06 02:41 AM   #30 
  - I think your views are very valid  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-28-06 10:10 PM   #8 
     - Some place in our history, maybe Federalist papers, I seem to  izzie   Jul-29-06 05:50 AM   #17 
  - Okay another rec my friend.  stellanoir   Jul-28-06 11:41 PM   #10 
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  - I sure hope not.  midnight   Jul-28-06 11:50 PM   #12 
  - Let's hope it's the end of repuke rule for a long, long time.  Lindacooks   Jul-29-06 01:53 AM   #13 
  - bush is Nero...  ProudDad   Jul-29-06 02:48 AM   #15 
  - empires don't always collapse..  flaminbats   Jul-29-06 03:38 AM   #16 
  - 2500 years ago Athens set out to spread democracy on the  CTyankee   Jul-30-06 03:58 PM   #38 
  - Amswer: YES!  Nimrod2005   Jul-29-06 06:44 AM   #18 
  - yes, america is done for - what the bushmilhousegang doesn't do  donsu   Jul-29-06 11:27 AM   #19 
  - Agreed....  windbreeze   Jul-29-06 12:26 PM   #20 
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  - Looking around, it appears that we've already declined into mediocrity  greyhound1966   Jul-29-06 04:01 PM   #23 
  - Yanno, isn't it funny .....  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-29-06 04:46 PM   #24 
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  - um kinda  ndcohn   Jul-30-06 12:09 AM   #29 
  - Some food for thought  Popol Vuh   Jul-30-06 02:51 AM   #31 
  - We're got third world status now  0007   Jul-30-06 07:33 AM   #34 
  - As long as those who want to dismantle our parts and sell us off  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jul-30-06 09:39 AM   #35 
  - Yes.  Bushwick Bill   Jul-30-06 12:12 PM   #37 
  - There is always a chance...  sendero   Jul-30-06 04:30 PM   #39 
 

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