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MissB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-24-06 02:43 PM
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4. Maybe he is a liberal who is tired of people
making assumptions about his patriotism.
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  -I had lunch today with a patriot. Cyrano  Apr-24-06 02:39 PM   #0 
  - He might have been.  annabanana   Apr-24-06 02:41 PM   #1 
  - Shoulda asked him where it was made.  Fierce   Apr-24-06 02:41 PM   #2 
  - Im trying to figure out why that would piss you off so much  bryant69   Apr-24-06 02:42 PM   #3 
  - Maybe he is a liberal who is tired of people  missb   Apr-24-06 02:43 PM   #4 
  - You didn't have lunch with a patriot  AllieB   Apr-24-06 02:44 PM   #5 
  - A little Socratic dialog may have been in order  gratuitous   Apr-24-06 02:45 PM   #6 
  - Once again, a lot of assumptions...  Iblis   Apr-24-06 02:56 PM   #13 
     - That's another way the conversation might go  gratuitous   Apr-24-06 02:59 PM   #15 
        - Which was my point....And your point...  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:02 PM   #19 
           - answering you down below. nt  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:07 PM   #23 
  - my sympathies  jukes   Apr-24-06 02:45 PM   #7 
  - I was dragged kicking and screaming to this thing.  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 02:50 PM   #10 
     - good 1!  jukes   Apr-24-06 02:53 PM   #11 
     - deep breath, ask a leading question to followup with  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:01 PM   #18 
  - people that need to "show" that they are patriotic...  tocqueville   Apr-24-06 02:46 PM   #8 
  - So now the American flag is offensive?  Iblis   Apr-24-06 02:49 PM   #9 
  - It's a throw back to the Vietnam era when Nixon et al. "stole" the flag.  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 03:02 PM   #20 
     - Well, then count me as a Screaming Asshole then.  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:07 PM   #22 
     - I guess we're going to have to agree to disagree.  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 03:19 PM   #32 
     - Oh this is just stupid...  BooScout   Apr-24-06 03:20 PM   #34 
        - Thank you.  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:34 PM   #42 
           - Welcome to DU  BooScout   Apr-24-06 03:45 PM   #50 
  - Try this line...  madame defarge   Apr-24-06 02:55 PM   #12 
  - I have a question:  dotcosm   Apr-24-06 02:57 PM   #14 
  - Why would I have a problem with that sweater? Sounds fine to me.  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 03:06 PM   #21 
  - Because it has that oh so offensive symbol on it.  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:07 PM   #24 
  - Iblis, let me say this to you. Sigh. Goodbye.  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 03:26 PM   #36 
     - Well at least you went back and edited your original post.  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:39 PM   #45 
  - Cool. So a flag patch is seen differently than a flag lapel pin?  dotcosm   Apr-24-06 03:10 PM   #28 
  - The problem is not wearing a flag, but how it is done.  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:12 PM   #29 
     - Once again, how do you know unless you have a dialogue?  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:15 PM   #30 
     - could be that C has talked with people at these luncheons before  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:19 PM   #33 
        - well, I can only go by what he's posted and my "gut"  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:33 PM   #41 
           - How do you mean "the repubs freely shosw...hate America"?  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:45 PM   #49 
           - I'm saying that there's something to all that "Hearts and Minds" talk  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:52 PM   #58 
              - You make insinuations, and "don't have time to break it all down"?  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:58 PM   #61 
           - Perhaps you should switch to Lite Beer...or just get more exercise.  Bridget Burke   Apr-24-06 03:45 PM   #51 
           - Poor Bridget  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:47 PM   #53 
           - And what is your view of people who find the flag unimportant?  July   Apr-24-06 04:52 PM   #66 
     - Educating the willfully ignorant is my patriotic duty! :-)  dotcosm   Apr-24-06 03:17 PM   #31 
        - me too. Dissent and questioning are patriotic  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:26 PM   #35 
        - As I said in the OP, it was the wrong time and place. I should have just  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 03:29 PM   #39 
           - I wasn't dissing you, btw  dotcosm   Apr-24-06 03:36 PM   #43 
  - Uhhhhh...  India3   Apr-24-06 03:01 PM   #16 
  - See posting #20 which explains my reaction.  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 03:08 PM   #26 
  - Remarque addressed his type in "All Quiet on the Western Front."  DemoTex   Apr-24-06 03:01 PM   #17 
  - Once again, you are judging someone you don't even know  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:09 PM   #27 
     - I know some true patriots and here is the real deal ...  DemoTex   Apr-24-06 03:33 PM   #40 
        - Oh.  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:36 PM   #44 
        - What is your problem? Why are you being so rude to responders?  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:41 PM   #46 
           - Wasn't being rude.  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:44 PM   #48 
              - It's ok to be "wary of real deal" but not flag wearers at a meeting?  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:46 PM   #52 
                 - I'll say this real slow.  Iblis   Apr-24-06 03:48 PM   #55 
                    - pshaw.  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:51 PM   #57 
                       - "Iblis" is Islam's main devil, also known as "Shaitan."  Bridget Burke   Apr-24-06 03:53 PM   #59 
                       - yeah, I was wondering if we'd crossed paths before.  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 03:55 PM   #60 
                       - Way to go, uppityperson. He'll go for the last word. Try ignoring him.  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 04:10 PM   #64 
                          - search is my friend  uppityperson   Apr-24-06 04:15 PM   #65 
        - Hey, DemoTex. I read your profile. Thank you for your service, bro.  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 03:50 PM   #56 
  - Did he have a tri-corner hat?  Jara sang   Apr-24-06 03:07 PM   #25 
  - Get a flag pin and wear it upside-down. eom  1620rock   Apr-24-06 03:27 PM   #37 
  - This "liberal" I work with wear a stupid flag pin  Sequoia   Apr-24-06 03:28 PM   #38 
  - If you can't get help from Charter,  Balbus   Apr-24-06 03:42 PM   #47 
  - Huhhh???  Cyrano   Apr-24-06 04:04 PM   #63 
  - When it comes to patriotism I'm with Charles Chaplin-  Callous Taoboys   Apr-24-06 03:48 PM   #54 
  - I wear an American flag every day on my right sleeve  Squatch   Apr-24-06 03:59 PM   #62 

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