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yorkiemommie1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-08-06 04:14 PM
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13. incredible

simply incredible.
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  -Army recruits autistic 18 year old for most dangerous job BurtWorm  May-08-06 02:29 PM   #0 
  - WTF???  dwickham   May-08-06 02:35 PM   #1 
  - In the actual article  missb   May-08-06 04:18 PM   #14 
  - Look at the CiC!  Hubert Flottz   May-11-06 06:31 AM   #89 
  - This is from The Onion isn't it? Please tell me it is n/t  NNN0LHI   May-08-06 02:37 PM   #2 
  - It seems to be from the Oregonian  BurtWorm   May-08-06 02:42 PM   #8 
  - Sounds similar.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-08-06 04:10 PM   #10 
     - Sound more like the Oregano.  BurtWorm   May-08-06 04:19 PM   #15 
        - You should have eaten the pasta I made today.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-08-06 05:58 PM   #19 
  - It was on the front page of the Sunday paper  missb   May-08-06 04:13 PM   #11 
  - Sounds like Asperger's, which I also have..  BlueStorm   May-08-06 02:38 PM   #3 
  - Aspergers', bipolar, ADD  Southpawkicker   May-08-06 07:28 PM   #42 
  - I don't know you....  Bigmack   May-08-06 07:55 PM   #46 
     - They are quite strict with physical disabilities  Freddie Stubbs   May-10-06 07:52 AM   #67 
  - Yeah, this is going to work!  SammyBlue   May-08-06 02:38 PM   #4 
  - well give the kid some credit  pitohui   May-08-06 06:30 PM   #26 
  - This is for real?  FLDem5   May-08-06 02:38 PM   #5 
  - Yes, it is.  missb   May-08-06 04:13 PM   #12 
  - NO. NO. NO.  Karenina   May-08-06 02:39 PM   #6 
  - Agree with you 100%  TheGoldenRule   May-09-06 12:36 PM   #51 
  - sick  wtmusic   May-08-06 02:42 PM   #7 
  - It's the Puke idea of a pension ....  Kailassa   May-08-06 02:55 PM   #9 
  - It's a sick world we live in. My heart goes out to you. eom  northamericancitizen   May-08-06 06:05 PM   #21 
  - And let me guess, he calls himself  liberalhistorian   May-08-06 07:15 PM   #38 
  - Well, after an instructive childhood learning how to abuse,  Kailassa   May-09-06 01:36 PM   #53 
  - Your brother is sick  HypnoToad   May-08-06 07:34 PM   #44 
     - He's a real sicko, yes, Iraq doesn't need more arse-holes like him.  Kailassa   May-09-06 12:29 PM   #50 
  - incredible  yorkiemommie1   May-08-06 04:14 PM   #13 
  - All right... whoa... wait a minute  lumberjack_jeff   May-08-06 04:24 PM   #16 
  - Should the army accept people who use wheelchairs then?  BurtWorm   May-08-06 04:31 PM   #17 
  - I suggest only that self-determination is important.  lumberjack_jeff   May-08-06 06:19 PM   #22 
  - Rational choices...  Karenina   May-08-06 05:22 PM   #18 
  - That's between employer and employee  lumberjack_jeff   May-08-06 06:22 PM   #23 
     - I surmise you have little to no  Karenina   May-09-06 01:56 PM   #54 
     - I surmise you're wrong  lumberjack_jeff   May-09-06 06:43 PM   #62 
        - Promoting independence  Karenina   May-10-06 07:16 AM   #63 
           - As opposed to warm and smothering insensitivity, I suppose  lumberjack_jeff   May-10-06 11:20 AM   #74 
              - Independence and self-determination  Karenina   May-10-06 04:18 PM   #83 
                 - Abandoning aspirations is not parenting  lumberjack_jeff   May-10-06 06:06 PM   #87 
                    - Jeff, you're confused about the subject  Karenina   May-11-06 06:25 AM   #88 
     - Of course, in your posts there's absolutely no consideration for  kgfnally   May-10-06 07:29 AM   #65 
        - You may want to look up the definition of predjudice  lumberjack_jeff   May-10-06 09:19 AM   #69 
           - "In the right role"  kgfnally   May-10-06 09:46 AM   #71 
              - That's bending enough  lumberjack_jeff   May-10-06 11:10 AM   #72 
  - We should have national service for EVERY citizen.  TahitiNut   May-08-06 06:04 PM   #20 
  - mandatory work is slavery  pitohui   May-08-06 06:31 PM   #27 
     - Total, utter nonsense.  TahitiNut   May-08-06 06:33 PM   #28 
     - repeatedly debunked how?  pitohui   May-08-06 06:39 PM   #30 
        - Despicable ageist bullshit.  TahitiNut   May-08-06 07:27 PM   #41 
     - Community service is NOT slavery.  QuestionAll   May-10-06 11:57 AM   #79 
  - In combat, communication is vital  sutz12   May-08-06 06:24 PM   #24 
  - yes yes we always hear how vital commmunication is  pitohui   May-08-06 06:35 PM   #29 
  - It depends on the severity of the autism.  Kerrytravelers   May-08-06 06:56 PM   #33 
  - No flames here  lumberjack_jeff   May-08-06 07:04 PM   #36 
  - While I'm all for self determination,  mmonk   May-10-06 07:36 AM   #66 
  - There might be jobs that would actually make some sense  bloom   May-08-06 06:29 PM   #25 
  - not all autistics are automatically rainman  pitohui   May-08-06 06:42 PM   #31 
     - I think that someone who is autistic  bloom   May-08-06 06:52 PM   #32 
        - Language police alert  lumberjack_jeff   May-08-06 07:01 PM   #35 
  - If His condition poses a problem for him...  misternormal   May-08-06 06:59 PM   #34 
  - They must want bullet stoppers. nt  MookieWilson   May-08-06 07:09 PM   #37 
  - Shades of "McNamara's Morons",  BrotherBuzz   May-08-06 07:17 PM   #39 
  - This has caused a lot of talk here in Oregon, and there is a rally  pdxmom   May-08-06 07:25 PM   #40 
  - So, there's hope for me yet!  HypnoToad   May-08-06 07:33 PM   #43 
  - OT: Is that Avon?  dmesg   May-08-06 07:54 PM   #45 
     - Must-see TV!  lumberjack_jeff   May-08-06 08:21 PM   #48 
  - Cavalry Scout?  dmesg   May-08-06 07:57 PM   #47 
  - Oh no! All this time I just assumed I was safe  KamaAina   May-08-06 08:39 PM   #49 
  - Another thread on this in GD  TexasLawyer   May-09-06 12:37 PM   #52 
  - go USA !  Ksec   May-09-06 02:05 PM   #55 
  - Jared will be fine  jmowreader   May-09-06 05:32 PM   #56 
  - Where the hell are his parents?  pirhana   May-09-06 05:36 PM   #57 
  - He's 18  lumberjack_jeff   May-10-06 11:46 AM   #76 
  - This is whacked nutfuckery! Something could be done to  lonestarnot   May-09-06 05:38 PM   #58 
  - Update: Army has rescinded Jared's enlistment!  pdxmom   May-09-06 05:52 PM   #59 
  - That's probably a good thing.  BullGooseLoony   May-09-06 06:04 PM   #61 
     - The fact that he's autistic at all should be a disqualification;  Spider Jerusalem   May-10-06 07:28 AM   #64 
        - Don't you think that's a decision you could make for yourself?  lumberjack_jeff   May-10-06 11:42 AM   #75 
           - Sure, as long as it's an informed decision...  Spider Jerusalem   May-10-06 11:57 AM   #78 
              - AND in giving their son free rein  Karenina   May-10-06 05:28 PM   #86 
  - "Military Softens Enlistment Standards"... I wonder ...  Breeze54   May-09-06 05:54 PM   #60 
  - Depends on the level of autism --  aikoaiko   May-10-06 08:06 AM   #68 
  - NEVER underestimate people affected by autism...  Karenina   May-10-06 05:00 PM   #85 
  - Have you heard about the 10,000 retarded people who were drafted for  lonestarnot   May-10-06 09:21 AM   #70 
     - why the hell am i waiting for a really baaaad punchline??!!  FarceOfNature   May-10-06 11:14 AM   #73 
        - Your smiley took the paddle right out of my hand!  BurtWorm   May-10-06 11:51 AM   #77 
        - paddle party!  lonestarnot   May-10-06 12:34 PM   #81 
        - It's true... no punchline. I can also tell a true related story re  lonestarnot   May-10-06 12:33 PM   #80 
           - no, I believe you.  FarceOfNature   May-10-06 01:46 PM   #82 
              - No actually it is a happy story.  lonestarnot   May-10-06 04:36 PM   #84 
 

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