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SKKY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-19-09 07:47 AM
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36. I didn't call her anything...
...I said her actions seemed "childish". Calling someone's actions childish isn't the same as saying they're childish. That would imply they're always childish. Clearly, I was not saying she is always childish.
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  -Barbara Boxer: Address me as senator instead of ma'am; I worked hard to get that title! Cash_thatswhatiwant  Jun-18-09 02:36 PM   #0 
  - Way to go Senator Boxer!  Auggie   Jun-18-09 02:38 PM   #1 
  - right on!!!  robinlynne   Jun-18-09 02:41 PM   #2 
  - Sounds like the court-martial judge (Colonel) on A Few Good Men  BOSSHOG   Jun-18-09 02:41 PM   #3 
  - That seemed childish to me...  SKKY   Jun-18-09 02:44 PM   #4 
  - I think it was the correct thing to do.  Merlot   Jun-18-09 02:51 PM   #7 
  - I tend to agree...  KansDem   Jun-18-09 03:09 PM   #14 
  - the senators are normally referred to as "Senator"  northernlights   Jun-18-09 03:37 PM   #18 
  - I think in a formal setting such as a cong. hearing, if you were testifying on a matter where you  CTyankee   Jun-19-09 05:31 PM   #40 
  - How....nice that you want to insert a judgment. Can't you disagree without name-calling?  bobbolink   Jun-18-09 03:31 PM   #16 
  - Re: your signature graphic  krkaufman   Jun-18-09 05:15 PM   #25 
  - You're absolutely right! And that includes "progressives". They just USE us.  bobbolink   Jun-19-09 05:18 PM   #38 
  - I didn't call her anything...  SKKY   Jun-19-09 07:47 AM   #36 
     - And you find it necessary to add judgemental put downs. How very.... "progressive"  bobbolink   Jun-19-09 05:20 PM   #39 
  - I think anyone of title can request to be called by that title  Auggie   Jun-18-09 03:41 PM   #19 
  - Love it!  960   Jun-18-09 02:44 PM   #5 
  - What's wrong with "Ma'am"?  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-18-09 02:51 PM   #6 
  - Was he refering to the male senators as "Senator" or Sir?  Merlot   Jun-18-09 02:52 PM   #8 
  - I don't know. But that's how I would have addressed  Ishoutandscream2   Jun-18-09 02:55 PM   #9 
     - Same here...  SkyDaddy7   Jun-18-09 03:08 PM   #12 
        - A southern backwardness  izquierdista   Jun-18-09 06:17 PM   #30 
           - Right!  SkyDaddy7   Jun-18-09 06:25 PM   #31 
           - I'm sure that "sir" and "ma'am" mean the same everywhere else as they do in the South.  IntravenousDemilo   Jun-20-09 01:06 AM   #47 
  - I don't know  PatSeg   Jun-18-09 02:57 PM   #10 
  - I wish I could remember the comedienne that does a skit on Ma'am  jhrobbins   Jun-18-09 05:06 PM   #24 
  - Ah, I think that's it  PatSeg   Jun-18-09 05:50 PM   #28 
  - I would think the equivalent to "Sir" would be "Madame", not "ma'am"  krkaufman   Jun-18-09 05:18 PM   #26 
  - True  PatSeg   Jun-18-09 05:54 PM   #29 
     - Madame Nu, Madame Chiang, Madame Mao...nt  Captain Hilts   Jun-18-09 08:29 PM   #33 
  - It's because historically women with no power or rights in this country were often addressed  CTyankee   Jun-19-09 05:37 PM   #41 
  - That sounds about right to me  PatSeg   Jun-19-09 08:23 PM   #45 
  - Does it make you feel prematurely old? I mean, as opposed to "Miss"? n/m  IntravenousDemilo   Jun-20-09 01:08 AM   #48 
     - Not anymore (now too old for "Miss")  PatSeg   Jun-20-09 04:16 AM   #51 
  - What's wrong? You can bet that a General who was testifying would INSIST on being  bobbolink   Jun-18-09 03:34 PM   #17 
     - Bullshit.  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-18-09 03:42 PM   #20 
     - And a big BULLSHIT to you, too, Sir. Thanks for the crap. go away.  bobbolink   Jun-19-09 05:17 PM   #37 
     - Calling a doctor "Sir" would only be appropriate if the doctor were male.  IntravenousDemilo   Jun-20-09 01:18 AM   #49 
     - Was she referring to him as 'Brigadier General' each time? He EARNED it as well. I bet not.  tomm2thumbs   Jun-18-09 04:46 PM   #23 
     - You're wrong  Canadiana   Jun-19-09 10:49 PM   #46 
  - Not childish  BanzaiBonnie   Jun-18-09 03:04 PM   #11 
  - It must be a cultural thing -  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-18-09 03:27 PM   #15 
  - Isn't it interesting that women asserting themselves are described as "childish"?  CTyankee   Jun-19-09 05:41 PM   #42 
  - If nothing else it was a good put down of a puffed up brass hat peacock  tularetom   Jun-18-09 03:08 PM   #13 
  - Just a little ploy  The Wizard   Jun-18-09 04:03 PM   #21 
  - Will the members of our proud military like seeing this? No ma'am, sir!  tomm2thumbs   Jun-18-09 04:25 PM   #22 
  - She's wrong here. nt  Captain Hilts   Jun-18-09 08:30 PM   #34 
  - I don't think he was out of line.  green917   Jun-18-09 05:23 PM   #27 
  - Now the light goes on. That's why that asshat John McCain sarcastically  rateyes   Jun-18-09 08:28 PM   #32 
  - I hate to say this because I'm a solid democrat,  harry_pothead   Jun-18-09 11:49 PM   #35 
  - She asked him nicely, tho firmly and even said "thank you."  CTyankee   Jun-19-09 05:43 PM   #43 
  - Bully for Senator Boxer!  stlsaxman   Jun-19-09 06:59 PM   #44 
  - Republicans Use Sen. Boxers Objection to Maam to Raise Money  masuki bance   Jun-20-09 02:02 AM   #50 

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