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Liberals are Saving the Poor from the Back of a $7 Million Yacht

thethinker Wrote: May 27, 2012 9:11 AM
": Wait a second: I thought that religions were just “for profit theater groups.” Now you say that there is actual redeeming faith involved? " Maybe you can put that on a t-shirt?
Mother of 4 -- the original Wrote: May 27, 2012 9:22 AM
Self contradiction is no problem for a person who believes in the government.

If I *had* believed in the government before, which I hadn't, taking the job sewing cargo parachutes would have cured me.

Let me quote the specs for the parachute deployment bag:

In two places on each bag there are to be two bartacks arranged side-by-side. They are each to be placed 1/8" from the edge of the material, to be 1/8" wide, and to be spaced 1/8" apart. The material upon which this is done is specced to be 1/2" wide. Do the math.

In 4 places on each bag we are to sew a pattern known as a "Boxed X". The pattern is specced to be 1.5" square and to be placed 1/8" from 3 edges of a piece of folded, 2" webbing. Graph it out.
Mother of 4 -- the original Wrote: May 27, 2012 9:52 AM
I've never seen the construction of sails up close, but with the correct machine and correct attachments I'm sure I could -- though one of my friends is superior at long, straight seams so you should divide the work so that she does the long, straight seams and I do the tight parts with critical measurements. I can work to a 1/16" precision.

Distractions aside,

Did you actually do the government math?
Ratas y Ratones Wrote: May 27, 2012 10:36 AM


ModMarkAgain Wrote: 56 minutes ago (9:28 AM)

I desperately need a new #3 jib, can you sew dacron ?

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Just buy some "Depens" they may not cost that much for your budget.


Ericynot wrote: You really ought to know, especially if you don't like foreign aid in general, that Israel is by far the largest recipient of U.S. foreign aid. In 2010, the most recent year I checked, we gave them $3.175 billion in economic and military aid. That's more than $61,000,000 a week. When we're $16 trillion in the hole, are you OK with that?- As Predicted Democrats Abandoning Obama

Dear Comrade Y-

I’m ok with it.

You know how much a freakin’ aircraft carrier costs? A new Ford class carrier costs about $12-$14 billion and carries about 75 aircraft.

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