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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-20-10 04:45 PM
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2. At the small office I used to work at,
my boss would call me Al Haig when he put me in charge while he was out of the office. Cracked me up every time.
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  -Anyone remember Alexander Haig saying "he was in charge" of the government BeatleBoot  Feb-20-10 04:43 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-20-10 04:45 PM   #1 
  - At the small office I used to work at,  rucky   Feb-20-10 04:45 PM   #2 
  - I remember it...and wondered if it were not really true.  zeemike   Feb-20-10 04:47 PM   #3 
  - Same here.  JohnnyLib2   Feb-20-10 04:50 PM   #7 
  - my guess is that the "MIC" was the director  ngant17   Feb-20-10 05:22 PM   #23 
  - He went on TV to say he was the next in line to be the acting President.  Walk away   Feb-20-10 04:47 PM   #4 
  - Exactly.  BeatleBoot   Feb-20-10 04:50 PM   #6 
  - Not really true  harkadog   Feb-20-10 05:52 PM   #34 
     - I remember sitting with my Dad when it happened.  Walk away   Feb-21-10 10:42 AM   #40 
        - He was the highest ranking member of the Executive Branch  harkadog   Feb-21-10 11:38 AM   #41 
           - You obviously need to defend him. At the time and even today...  Walk away   Feb-21-10 06:21 PM   #42 
  - I remember it well.  KonaKane   Feb-20-10 04:49 PM   #5 
  - Yes, I saw it live - Reagan was just shot, and he blurted out that he was in charge.  NRaleighLiberal   Feb-20-10 04:50 PM   #8 
  - Remember it well and my hair stood up on end. n/t  sarge43   Feb-20-10 04:53 PM   #9 
  - I remember it too. Working in a newsroom at the time.  calimary   Feb-20-10 04:59 PM   #12 
     - I was still in service at the time  sarge43   Feb-20-10 05:15 PM   #20 
     - Working in a newsroom now.  Sheltiemama   Feb-20-10 05:28 PM   #25 
  - I certainly do.  Zoeisright   Feb-20-10 04:56 PM   #10 
  - Context is everything.  H2O Man   Feb-20-10 04:57 PM   #11 
  - As I recall  BeatleBoot   Feb-20-10 05:01 PM   #13 
  - Respectfully disagree.  H2O Man   Feb-20-10 05:11 PM   #18 
  - I might be reading more into this than you are saying, but are you implying  midnight   Feb-20-10 05:22 PM   #22 
  - I thought he said he was in charge of the white house, not the country... nt  gulfcoastliberal   Feb-20-10 05:04 PM   #14 
  - That's what I remember  customerserviceguy   Feb-20-10 05:09 PM   #17 
     - Exactly. I don't think he had evil intentions, he just came off looking like an idiot,  kestrel91316   Feb-20-10 06:39 PM   #38 
  - I remember that day very well  Cirque du So-What   Feb-20-10 05:07 PM   #15 
  - haig got a raw deal for that quote.  unblock   Feb-20-10 07:20 PM   #39 
  - Yes. Unfortunately.  femmocrat   Feb-20-10 05:07 PM   #16 
  - I remember. nt  laughingliberal   Feb-20-10 05:13 PM   #19 
  - I remember very well  liberal N proud   Feb-20-10 05:21 PM   #21 
  - Oh, yes.  Sheltiemama   Feb-20-10 05:25 PM   #24 
  - Yes he tried to take over  Bitwit1234   Feb-20-10 05:28 PM   #26 
  - Of course I remember it. It was jaw dropping------a real "huh?" moment.  virgogal   Feb-20-10 05:31 PM   #27 
  - oh, how well I remember. I won't even bother saying RIP--I wish every single repuke everything they  niyad   Feb-20-10 05:35 PM   #28 
  - I don't see what the big deal is..  naaman fletcher   Feb-20-10 05:36 PM   #29 
  - ever read "seven days in may"?  niyad   Feb-20-10 05:39 PM   #30 
  - nope.  naaman fletcher   Feb-20-10 05:41 PM   #31 
     - a most interesting book, scary as hell.  niyad   Feb-20-10 06:30 PM   #36 
  - HELLO??? NIXON WHITE HOUSE  winstars   Feb-20-10 05:45 PM   #32 
     - Nixon's Chief of Staff  BeatleBoot   Feb-20-10 06:00 PM   #35 
        - ....waiting for Karl Rove.....  Walk away   Feb-21-10 06:30 PM   #43 
  - Yep. It was unforgettable.  tonysam   Feb-20-10 05:50 PM   #33 
  - He was an idiot. He did indeed say that.  kestrel91316   Feb-20-10 06:36 PM   #37 

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