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Catholics Won't Go Quietly

IrvLoblolly Wrote: May 22, 2012 8:25 AM
You are dealing with a classic case of "Invincible Ignorance". You're arguing apples and she's arguing macadamia nuts. . . . Actually, she's just plain nuts.

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