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Pistol Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 5:12 AM
"And we are here as on a darkling plain, swept by confused alarms of struggle and flight, where ignorant armies clash by night", Very good, Charles. I hadn't thought of Arnold's great poem for many years, but it seemed so applicable as I tried to make sense out of growing up. I guess I must have succeeded, at least to a point. But now you bring it up, I see how pertinent its been all along. I'm too comfortable to fight again for freedom as I did at 19, and too disgusted with the folks throwing it away. Its amusing to tinker with the prospect of taking a few of the pettifogging tyrants with me when I see its time to go.
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 4:03 PM
I have nothing but contempt for my fellow Americans, and the institutions that keep them ignorant.
ppotts Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 10:59 AM
Original Saepe_Expertus Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 9:55 AM
Pistol...first of all...welcome home! (I'm guessing VietNam.) Secondly....You guys did NOT get the credit you deserve....thank you for putting you ARSZZE on the line!

"...And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches toward Beth'lem to be born."
There is a serious scramble in this country to keep hard-earned money. Sure, the media points out the nation reelected President Obama and his agenda of high taxes and slow growth, but the majority of earners are voting in a different manner. They are seeking new places to live and putting money into the bank or under the mattress. Ironically, more and more are coming to the stock market knowing gains will be hijacked, but the net might still be better than low interest rates coupled with a dilapidated currency.

Last week Phil Michelson was pilloried by the national media for daring...