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Missy M Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-22-06 09:54 AM
Response to Reply #25
31. I think you misunderstood the posters comment....
he was talking about the Secret Santa not seeking publicity all these years and there are more people out there equally as good as him.
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  -Look at what some wealthy people do with their money! proud2Blib  Dec-22-06 08:15 AM   #0 
  - Yeah, I think I saw that Exxon guy that got half a billion for  acmavm   Dec-22-06 08:19 AM   #1 
  - That is more money that I will make in my entire life!  proud2Blib   Dec-22-06 08:20 AM   #5 
  - This guy? He's one of GWB's favorite charities.  tabasco   Dec-22-06 11:05 AM   #44 
     - Is he perfect casting for the next monster movie  femrap   Dec-22-06 11:12 AM   #46 
     - Yeah, that's the one.  acmavm   Dec-22-06 08:38 PM   #66 
  - Yeah, But I Have A Feeling That Too Many Do This:  jayfish   Dec-22-06 08:19 AM   #2 
  - Yes that is sick  proud2Blib   Dec-22-06 08:20 AM   #3 
  - if you think that is bad, check this out  unpossibles   Dec-22-06 08:48 AM   #19 
  - This kid looks real happy  dragndust   Dec-22-06 09:25 AM   #23 
  - Yep "A true delight! " -NT-  jayfish   Dec-22-06 10:16 AM   #40 
  - I puked a little in my mouth  Goblinmonger   Dec-22-06 02:14 PM   #54 
  - Reminds Me Of "The Toy".  jayfish   Dec-22-06 06:54 PM   #64 
  - I had no idea such frivolous purchases existed....  femrap   Dec-22-06 10:47 AM   #42 
  - Exactly!  skyblue   Dec-23-06 06:14 AM   #68 
  - What the hell? Who would spend that kind of money?  EOO   Dec-22-06 11:38 AM   #49 
  - Don't get sick. Feel sorry for the kids. The houses are an enticement to go away.  Straight Shooter   Dec-22-06 12:27 PM   #50 
     - In A Similar Vain.  jayfish   Dec-22-06 06:53 PM   #63 
        - Out of morbid curiosity, I clicked on all the doll links. Guess what color they are?  Straight Shooter   Dec-22-06 07:39 PM   #65 
        - IF I had extra funds I'd totally get this for a kid  ikojo   Dec-23-06 07:03 AM   #70 
  - wow  pitohui   Dec-22-06 08:20 AM   #4 
  - There is a book that just came out  proud2Blib   Dec-22-06 08:21 AM   #6 
  - (shrug) It's their money. If they want sports cars & what-not, it's their business.  BlooInBloo   Dec-22-06 08:22 AM   #7 
  - They must never see homelessness  proud2Blib   Dec-22-06 08:27 AM   #8 
  - Yes, God forbid anyone should speak out against consumption or greed on a liberal forum  jgraz   Dec-22-06 08:27 AM   #9 
  - I wish I had written this response. Thank you. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-22-06 08:58 AM   #22 
  - Well said  nam78_two   Dec-22-06 10:50 AM   #43 
  - That's a good observation....  femrap   Dec-22-06 11:14 AM   #47 
  - Thank you. Well said. nt  SmokingJacket   Dec-22-06 12:34 PM   #51 
  - Okay say something good about greed  proud2Blib   Dec-22-06 02:12 PM   #53 
  - Did you intend this as a reply to my message?  jgraz   Dec-22-06 02:15 PM   #55 
     - Yes I just now realized that  proud2Blib   Dec-22-06 02:29 PM   #58 
        - DU Rule #1: Never leave off the sarcasm tag  jgraz   Dec-22-06 02:33 PM   #59 
  - Touche!  theHandpuppet   Dec-22-06 02:18 PM   #56 
  - Right on Secret Santa  toshirajo   Dec-22-06 08:29 AM   #10 
  - toshirajo...  Viva_La_Revolution   Dec-22-06 08:33 AM   #13 
  - "It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than  panader0   Dec-22-06 08:29 AM   #11 
  - no, it is MY business because resources on planet earth are finite  pitohui   Dec-22-06 08:33 AM   #14 
  - It is their business if they want sports cars and what not but....  Missy M   Dec-22-06 08:44 AM   #16 
  - Greed is GOOD??? I don't think so........................  Double T   Dec-22-06 08:54 AM   #20 
  - It's the flip side of doing what you want with your own body.  mondo joe   Dec-22-06 08:58 AM   #21 
  - So you won't mind if I come over and take a crap in your living room  jgraz   Dec-22-06 09:41 AM   #26 
     - I don't confuse my living room with yours.  mondo joe   Dec-22-06 09:58 AM   #34 
        - My point is that none of these things are absolutes  jgraz   Dec-22-06 10:03 AM   #35 
           - I think it's pretty darn close to being as simple as violating/not another's rights.  mondo joe   Dec-22-06 10:07 AM   #37 
              - I got that much from your previous post  jgraz   Dec-22-06 10:10 AM   #38 
                 - Then by all means, present your better idea for balancing freedoms and rights.  mondo joe   Dec-22-06 10:14 AM   #39 
                    - Sure -- teaching you introductory civics is EXACTLY how I want to spend the holidays  jgraz   Dec-22-06 10:21 AM   #41 
                       - Hm, you seem to be arguing for something OTHER than accepted  mondo joe   Dec-22-06 03:29 PM   #62 
  - what people spend their money on doesn't concern me so much  DBoon   Dec-22-06 09:47 AM   #27 
  - Have you seen the "L-Curve"  IndyOp   Dec-22-06 09:58 AM   #33 
  - Well, there are rich folks who have a sports car....  Bridget Burke   Dec-22-06 10:05 AM   #36 
  - I enjoy the comparisons....free speech and all.  femrap   Dec-22-06 11:11 AM   #45 
  - anyone who makes money off the hard work of others  mark414   Dec-23-06 04:04 AM   #67 
  - I hope his cancer continues to be in remission  demnan   Dec-22-06 08:32 AM   #12 
  - i agree  pitohui   Dec-22-06 08:35 AM   #15 
  - There are plenty of 'good' people in the world, THEY usually do their.......  Double T   Dec-22-06 08:45 AM   #17 
  - he kept the secret for 26 years and now is dying w. no real chance of recovery  pitohui   Dec-22-06 09:26 AM   #25 
     - You must be having a bad day  Double T   Dec-22-06 09:52 AM   #29 
     - I think you misunderstood the posters comment....  Missy M   Dec-22-06 09:54 AM   #31 
        - the sarcastic air quotes confused me  pitohui   Dec-22-06 09:56 AM   #32 
  - Don't tell ME there ain't no Santy Claus!  Philosoraptor   Dec-22-06 08:46 AM   #18 
  - Thanks for telling us about Secret Santa. This guy's friendship  higher class   Dec-22-06 09:25 AM   #24 
  - God bless Larry Stewart  wicket   Dec-22-06 09:49 AM   #28 
  - Thanks for posting this Proud  classicfilmfan   Dec-22-06 09:52 AM   #30 
  - God bless him!  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-22-06 11:28 AM   #48 
  - What a beautiful story. What kindness! Thanks for posting! n/t  quiet.american   Dec-22-06 01:50 PM   #52 
  - Giving anonymously is one of the greatest things one can do. This man is a true MENSCH.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-22-06 02:19 PM   #57 
  - look at that little old man's face. its beautiful.  roguevalley   Dec-22-06 02:52 PM   #60 
  - the truly wealthy could hand out $100 bills all day long  leftofthedial   Dec-22-06 02:55 PM   #61 
  - Some wealthy: Michael J. Fox, George Soros, Ted Turner.  skyblue   Dec-23-06 06:30 AM   #69 
 

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