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Who will take on Obama in 2012?
Posted By rufnek
Meant to check in months ago to see how Will...

Meant to check in months ago to see how Will celebrated Perry's dropping out of the race, after all those months worrying he might get the nomination. Like I said early on, there was no use breaking...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 09-17-11
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Cliff Robertson RIP
Posted By rufnek
Good work, Will! Was wondering if anyone...

Good work, Will!

Was wondering if anyone made an entry for Cliff Robertson's demise. The guy was a damn good actor--seems he could play anyone. But what I liked most about him was that he was an...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 09-17-11
Replies: 86
Famous People You Get Compared To?
Posted By rufnek
Re: Famous People You Get Compared To?

When I was in my teens, a little girl once said I looked like Rick Nelson (you know, the Nelson family on TV in the 1950s, in Rio Bravo in the 60s, better known as a singer, "It's Late," "Poor Little...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-17-11
Replies: 40
Poll: What is Michael Bay's Best Movie?
Posted By rufnek
Re: What is Michael Bay's Best Movie?

Had to do a search online to find out who's Michael Bay and what movies has he made. Found out I've actually seen two of them--"The Rock" and "Armageddon." Best thing I can say for "The Rock" is that...
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Lucid Dreaming
Posted By rufnek
It's more the feeling I'm in a theater at a live...

It's more the feeling I'm in a theater at a live performance--I mean, I don't look around at other members of the audience nor am I aware of someone sitting in front, beside, or behind me, and I...
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10th anniversary of 9/11
Posted By rufnek
Yeah, anytime they attach patriot to the name of...

Yeah, anytime they attach patriot to the name of legislation or aim it at "protecting" and "respecting" the flag, one automatically knows someone's rights are about to be f**ked over.

As for...
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10th anniversary of 9/11
Posted By rufnek
Like there's not a calendar on my computer. But...

Like there's not a calendar on my computer. But when I was a kid we always opened Christmas presents on Christmas Eve--why wait until the last minute? Everyone may be out doing whatever they do to...
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What would you do if you won the lottery(one billion)?
Posted By rufnek
I've never quite understood people who want to...

I've never quite understood people who want to quit work and just lay around. But that's because I always loved my work (journalism) and can think of nothing more boring than just sitting waiting for...
Replies: 33
10th anniversary of 9/11
Posted By rufnek
10th anniversary of 9/11

Well, I did a search and didn't see anything specific on this subject, so thought I'd toss it out to see what sort of ripples it might make. Truth is, I likely wouldn't even be aware of this...
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Lucid Dreaming
Posted By rufnek
Not sure what "lucid dreaming" is but I've had...

Not sure what "lucid dreaming" is but I've had strange dreams all my life, which I often seem to be watching as an on-stage performance while I'm seated safe and detached in an otherwise empty...
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The American Jobs Act
Posted By rufnek
It didn't take a lot of deep thinking to assess...

It didn't take a lot of deep thinking to assess that speech even as Obama was giving it. There were no surprises, nothing he or his supporters haven't said before, no thinking outside the box. I...
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Do you think your government is corrupted?
Posted By rufnek
A 7.5 compared with what ideal rating? And by...

A 7.5 compared with what ideal rating? And by whom? According to what criteria? And over how long a period? Are we talking the degree of corruption at this very moment or over a long period, and is...
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Do you think your government is corrupted?
Posted By rufnek
Re: Do you think your government is corrupted?

Is my government corrupted? Well, to which are you referring? The local school board or water commission? Municipal? County? State? National? Corrupted how? In the dictatorial use and abuse of...
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Who will take on Obama in 2012?
Posted By rufnek
The Texas governorship has NEVER been the...

The Texas governorship has NEVER been the political "launching pad," much less stepping stone, to the presidential nomination of either the Democrat or Republican party (as has the State House in...
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Who will take on Obama in 2012?
Posted By rufnek
All of us Texans who grew up in small towns are...

All of us Texans who grew up in small towns are familar with municipal and county volunteer fire departments. But those are NOT part of the Texas Forest Service nor are they financed primarily...
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Who will take on Obama in 2012?
Posted By rufnek
Let me say up front that I like you and...

Let me say up front that I like you and practically everyone in this and other email discussions has at some point misspelled or misused a word, but that doesn't necessarily negate the basic argument...
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Who will take on Obama in 2012?
Posted By rufnek
Could have been worse. Could have raised water...

Could have been worse. Could have raised water rates.

(We have a STATE firefighting budget??? Wouldn't that imply a STATE fire department instead of the municipal and county fire departments I've...
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Who will take on Obama in 2012?
Posted By rufnek
Re: Who will take on Obama in 2012?

Really, Will, I had expected a bigger yowl from you after Perry tossed his hat in the ring. As I've said before, Perry is getting credit for a lot of good things in Texas that were in play before he...
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Something I've been writing.
Posted By rufnek
You title your chapters?

You title your chapters?
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European: UK Riots
Posted By rufnek
I thought your Brave Blue Line didn't have to...

I thought your Brave Blue Line didn't have to tote firearms like Deputy Sheriff Bubba here in the southern part of your former colonies. Could it be a lot of the southern cops busted for excessive...
Replies: 28
European: UK Riots
Posted By rufnek
I've heard lots of folks say that about you Brits...

I've heard lots of folks say that about you Brits and your socialist system, but I always stick up for you guys anyway! :)
Replies: 46
My friend told me this great story
Posted By rufnek
To people who assume blacks are about to attack...

To people who assume blacks are about to attack them, all blacks look the same. And they never ever watch films starring Eddie Murphy, Denzel Washington, or Sidney Portier.
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Metaphysical paradox
Posted By rufnek
How many pins can you stick in the head of an...

How many pins can you stick in the head of an angel?
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Guys or Girls?
Posted By rufnek
Guys. I've never known in person a female who was...

Guys. I've never known in person a female who was a real movie buff (ladies in this forum excepted, of course). Generally speaking, however, women generally have better things to do--like life--and...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 08-12-11
Replies: 42
Happy Birthday Yoda!!!
Posted By rufnek
Re: Happy Birthday Yoda!!!

Happy birthday, Yoda. Best wishes. You're one of the good guys.