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eleny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-02-07 01:01 PM
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8. Thanks! All fixed...
Too bad spell check can't correct brain farts. One of the nice things about being 60 is that I can laugh this off. I'm series!!!!1!!

Funny that it's a fiber issue. Remember Pat Nixon's "cloth coat"?
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  -Gerald Ford Robbed Americans Of Closure eleny  Jan-02-07 12:54 PM   #0 
  - Yes, I would've preferred flannel. nt.  iconoclastic cat   Jan-02-07 12:56 PM   #1 
  - If you are going to make sarcastic comments about spelling  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-02-07 12:57 PM   #4 
     - Thanks! All fixed...  eleny   Jan-02-07 01:01 PM   #8 
  - K&R  ClassWarrior   Jan-02-07 12:56 PM   #2 
  - Good grief. Can we get past the Ford-bashing threads?  NaturalHigh   Jan-02-07 12:57 PM   #3 
  - To be fair, Saddam did this country a lot less harm than Ford did. nt  NCevilDUer   Jan-02-07 12:58 PM   #5 
  - Oh - I don't think so.  beaconess   Jan-02-07 01:08 PM   #14 
     - What, exactly, did Saddam ever do to us?  NCevilDUer   Jan-02-07 01:44 PM   #32 
        - I misread your post - sorry  beaconess   Jan-02-07 01:51 PM   #35 
  - This was my first thread on the matter  eleny   Jan-02-07 01:03 PM   #10 
  - The funeral has been on tv for days with so much praise -  lyonn   Jan-02-07 01:19 PM   #22 
     - Well said!  eleny   Jan-02-07 01:48 PM   #33 
  - "Class"? Like he showed when he pardoned the White House criminal?  aquart   Jan-02-07 01:05 PM   #12 
  - I commend you for having "no such pretensions".  NaturalHigh   Jan-02-07 01:12 PM   #17 
  - "Bashing." There's a word that's WAY over-used.  Zenlitened   Jan-02-07 01:06 PM   #13 
  - Please "zenliten" me on how it should be used.  NaturalHigh   Jan-02-07 07:44 PM   #64 
     - As another poster has already pointed out (see below), criticism does not equal "bashing."  Zenlitened   Jan-02-07 08:50 PM   #65 
  - I really don't find this "bashing"  paulk   Jan-02-07 03:20 PM   #49 
  - Thanks! I guess was supposed to wait a month  eleny   Jan-02-07 04:14 PM   #52 
     - I think it's an important topic, myself  paulk   Jan-02-07 05:15 PM   #56 
        - Thanks! And yes, we got tons of snow around here  eleny   Jan-02-07 06:06 PM   #58 
  - Class? Like he wouldn't even let Betty make up her own mind  MISSDem   Jan-02-07 03:31 PM   #50 
  - This is garbage.No one was as supportive of women's rights than Ford.  saracat   Jan-02-07 11:27 PM   #72 
     - You may be correct on what you are saying but  MISSDem   Jan-03-07 03:24 PM   #74 
  - It's not "classy" to deny treason and pardon high crimes  specimenfred1984   Jan-02-07 05:56 PM   #57 
  - Three war criminals eulogized him, Bush, Kissinger, Bush--that should give you a clue,  Say_What   Jan-02-07 06:06 PM   #59 
  - Is this GD: Funeral Parlor?  Moochy   Jan-02-07 09:16 PM   #66 
  - I agree with you. One thing that's irritated me about the "pardon" coverage...  phantom power   Jan-02-07 12:58 PM   #6 
  - That's been burning me up, too - the REVISIONISM by the corpmedia talking heads.  blm   Jan-02-07 01:01 PM   #9 
  - That's the problem  eleny   Jan-02-07 01:09 PM   #15 
  - I remember reading that article before  lancdem   Jan-02-07 01:11 PM   #16 
     - I think it'sone of the most important post 9-11 commentary that's been written.  blm   Jan-03-07 10:23 AM   #73 
  - Absolutely  eleny   Jan-02-07 01:04 PM   #11 
  - Ford destroyed an American generation's faith in justice.  aquart   Jan-02-07 01:00 PM   #7 
  - I can't relate to any of that rhetoric, either  eleny   Jan-02-07 01:16 PM   #19 
  - A correction  jobycom   Jan-02-07 01:14 PM   #18 
  - I understand about the impeachment process  eleny   Jan-02-07 01:26 PM   #24 
  - Closure is a myth. Its a psychological sugar pill.  cornermouse   Jan-02-07 01:18 PM   #20 
  - "Closure" aside, Ford established a precedent that presidents can break the law...  phantom power   Jan-02-07 01:30 PM   #25 
  - Please remember they impeached Clinton for the "serious" crime  cornermouse   Jan-02-07 01:36 PM   #28 
  - I reject Ford's premise that "instability" would have been the result.  phantom power   Jan-02-07 02:37 PM   #46 
     - It would have hurt the Republican Party  eleny   Jan-02-07 04:28 PM   #53 
  - Set a precedent?  NaturalHigh   Jan-02-07 02:04 PM   #36 
     - To my knowledge, he was the first president to break the law publicly...  phantom power   Jan-02-07 02:29 PM   #44 
  - I'm sorry for the losses in your family  eleny   Jan-02-07 01:42 PM   #31 
  - Nixon did do much more than Watergate.  NCevilDUer   Jan-02-07 02:23 PM   #41 
  - What the hell is "closure ? "  jaysunb   Jan-02-07 01:18 PM   #21 
  - We're a system of laws  eleny   Jan-02-07 01:33 PM   #26 
     - Ford did follow the law when he pardoned Nixon. It was lawful for him to do so.  MichiganVote   Jan-02-07 02:07 PM   #37 
     - I also pointed this out and said I had to gag down the pardon  eleny   Jan-02-07 02:23 PM   #40 
     - Exactly. And speaking of which, the whole concept of "presidential pardon" is a poisonous one.  phantom power   Jan-02-07 02:25 PM   #42 
        - I shiver to wonder how W will use this authotiry in '09  eleny   Jan-02-07 02:40 PM   #47 
  - You're 100% eleny  rock   Jan-02-07 01:23 PM   #23 
  - What would the media comments be if this were the Clinton funeral?  partylessinOhio   Jan-02-07 01:33 PM   #27 
  - I think it would depend on what Party held the presidency  eleny   Jan-02-07 02:43 PM   #48 
  - guilt, perhaps blame is a better word, for congress failing to impeach this time may rest with, of  flordehinojos   Jan-02-07 01:40 PM   #29 
  - I've ben thinking about Pelosi and putting "I" off the table  eleny   Jan-02-07 02:18 PM   #38 
     - interesting observation. thanks for sharing it.  flordehinojos   Jan-02-07 06:24 PM   #60 
     - Pelosi's meaning behind the "I" off the table remark  Capn Sunshine   Jan-02-07 06:32 PM   #61 
        - Thanks, CP  eleny   Jan-02-07 10:05 PM   #68 
  - Mr.Ford protected Mr. Nixon  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Jan-02-07 01:41 PM   #30 
  - Gerald Ford set one of the worst precedents in history  Warpy   Jan-02-07 01:49 PM   #34 
  - GHW Bush pardoned Cap Weinberger before he was ever indicted  eleny   Jan-02-07 02:27 PM   #43 
     - He certainly did  Warpy   Jan-02-07 03:36 PM   #51 
  - I'm right there with you, eleny .... for sorta the same reasons ....  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-02-07 02:21 PM   #39 
  - Hi Husb2!  eleny   Jan-02-07 02:36 PM   #45 
  - Nixon left a disgraced president and resigned - thats closure enough for me  dmordue   Jan-02-07 04:43 PM   #54 
  - I had closure.  Buzz Clik   Jan-02-07 04:47 PM   #55 
  - Humiliation was a fine substitute  Moochy   Jan-02-07 09:20 PM   #67 
  - Nixon's resignation was enough closure  KingFlorez   Jan-02-07 06:37 PM   #62 
  - It left many of those around him with still enough power to regroup and come back  blm   Jan-03-07 03:41 PM   #75 
  - If we don't get an impeachment or resignation, we still NEED an ammendment on pardons!  calipendence   Jan-02-07 06:54 PM   #63 
     - The whiff of corruption hangs over the Congress  eleny   Jan-02-07 10:08 PM   #69 
        - Since there are so many Republicans up for reelection in the Senate in 2008...  calipendence   Jan-02-07 11:13 PM   #70 
           - Agreed  eleny   Jan-02-07 11:17 PM   #71 

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