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tommykat
04-30-2006, 05:43 PM
In loot of all the football, I thought this was worth sharing with you. Enjoy and be proud....

Greetings From Rancho Mirage
By Ben Stein (editor@spectator.org)Published 4/5/2006 2:29:42 AM<B>Mideast. I noticed how overweight I am, for the millionth time.

In other words, I did a lot of nothing. Like every other American who is not in the armed forces family, I basically just rearranged the deck chairs on the Titanic in my trivial, self-important, meaningless way.

Above all, I talked to a friend of more than forty-three years who told me he thought his life had no meaning because all he did was count his money.

And, friends in the armed forces, this is the story of all of America today. We are doing nothing but treading water while you guys carry on the life or death struggle against worldwide militant Islamic terrorism. Our lives are about nothing: paying bills, going to humdrum jobs, waiting until we can go to sleep and then do it all again. Our most vivid issues are trivia compared with what you do every day, every minute, every second.

Oprah Winfrey talks a lot about "meaning" in life. For her, "meaning" is dieting and then having her photo on the cover of her magazine every single month (surely a new world record for egomania ).This is not "meaning."

Meaning is doing for others. Meaning is risking your life for others. Meaning is putting your bodies and families' peace of mind on the line to defeat some of the most evil, sick killers the world has ever known. Meaning is leaving the comfort of home to fight to make sure that there still will be a home for your family and for your nation and for free men and women everywhere.

Look, soldiers and Marines and sailors and airmen and Coast Guardsmen, there are eight billion people in this world. The whole fate of this world turns on what you people, 1.4 million, more or less, do every day. The fate of mankind depends on what about 2/100 of one percent of the people in this world do every day -- and you are those people. And joining you is every policeman, fireman, and EMT in the country, also holding back the tide of chaos.

Do you know how important you are? Do you know how indispensable you are? Do you know how humbly grateful any of us who has a head on his shoulders is to you?

Do you know that if you never do another thing in your lives, you will always still be heroes? That we could live without Hollywood or Wall Street or the NFL, but we cannot live for a week without you?

We are on our knees to you and we bless and pray for you every moment.

And Oprah Winfrey, if she were a size two, would not have one millionth of your importance, and all of the Wall Street billionaires will never mean what the least of you do, and if Barry Bonds hit ninety home runs it would not mean as much as you going on one patrol or driving one truck to the Baghdad airport.

You are everything to us, as we go through our little days, and you are in the prayers of the nation and of every decent man and woman on the planet.

That's who you are and what you mean. I hope you know that.

Love, Ben Stein

4th and Long
04-30-2006, 06:02 PM
In loot of all the football
:spock:

loot?

:shake:

http://grouse.net.au/~sirrobin/inconceivable.jpg

Sully
04-30-2006, 06:58 PM
I couldn't disagree more.

milkman
04-30-2006, 07:06 PM
:spock:

loot?

:shake:

http://grouse.net.au/~sirrobin/inconceivable.jpg

Hey, she's more entertaining than Norm Crosby!

Ari Chi3fs
04-30-2006, 07:34 PM
How about In Lieu of... dumbass.

Skip Towne
04-30-2006, 07:42 PM
How about In Lieu of... dumbass.
Shut up, n00b. She was talking like this before you were born.

milkman
04-30-2006, 07:46 PM
Shut up, n00b. She was talking like this before you were born.

It doesn't matter.

There is plenty of football talk, so we didn't really need anything in loot of it.

But it is an entertaining distraction.

Skip Towne
04-30-2006, 08:15 PM
It doesn't matter.

There is plenty of football talk, so we didn't really need anything in loot of it.

But it is an entertaining distraction.
The funny thing about it is that TK is nothing like that in person. She actually is well spoken and rather charming.

luv
04-30-2006, 08:18 PM
The funny thing about it is that TK is nothing like that in person. She actually is well spoken and rather charming.
Sometimes, I think she may be drunk when she's on here typing. Either that, or as in many cases I've seen, she's one of several people who are better with the spoken word than with the written word.

tommykat
04-30-2006, 08:28 PM
Sometimes, I think she may be drunk when she's on here typing. Either that, or as in many cases I've seen, she's one of several people who are better with the spoken word than with the written word.

Thanks luv and Skip I believe..:D Just not a writer as luv is..

luv
04-30-2006, 08:30 PM
Thanks luv and Skip I believe..:D Just not a writer as luv is..
Not to worry. I couldn't spell prerogative correctly in another thread. :)

milkman
04-30-2006, 08:31 PM
The funny thing about it is that TK is nothing like that in person. She actually is well spoken and rather charming.

I find her keyboard kalamities entertaining, and don't judge her because of them.

4th and Long
04-30-2006, 08:36 PM
I find her keyboard kalamities entertaining, and don't judge her because of them.
Kalamities? ROFL

We all make typos. Two of my most memorable that stand out are:

1. Being in a chat room years ago and attempting to type, "I'm out of here." It's really embarrassing where you leave the last E off of, here.

2. The word, beautiful. A warning to everyone. The K key is right next to the L key.

KcMizzou
04-30-2006, 08:42 PM
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

milkman
04-30-2006, 08:43 PM
Kalamities? ROFL

We all make typos. Two of my most memorable that stand out are:

1. Being in a chat room years ago and attempting to type, "I'm out of here." It's really embarrassing where you leave the last E off of, here.

2. The word, beautiful. A warning to everyone. The K key is right next to the L key.

Hell, one of my most memorable was just a few minutes ago, when after looking up the word prerogative to to ensure that I spelled it correctly, then missed typing the r, which you so graciously, along with Skip, pointed out.

4th and Long
04-30-2006, 08:44 PM
Hell, one of my most memorable was just a few minutes ago, when after looking up the word prerogative to to ensure that I spelled it correctly, then missed typing the r, which you so graciously, along with Skip, pointed out.
Copy and paste, brother. Copy and paste. :D

milkman
04-30-2006, 08:45 PM
Copy and paste, brother. Copy and paste. :D

Where's the fun in that?

luv
04-30-2006, 08:46 PM
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
Okay, you guys are making me want to go put in The Princess Bride.

tommykat
04-30-2006, 08:47 PM
Okay, you guys are making me want to go put in The Princess Bride.

ROFL

4th and Long
04-30-2006, 08:48 PM
Okay, you guys are making me want to go put in The Princess Bride.
http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-8/1070810/inconceivable_1.jpg

Skip Towne
04-30-2006, 08:50 PM
Hell, one of my most memorable was just a few minutes ago, when after looking up the word prerogative to to ensure that I spelled it correctly, then missed typing the r, which you so graciously, along with Skip, pointed out.
I used to think you were really stupid. Then I found out you couldn't type.

milkman
04-30-2006, 08:51 PM
I used to think you were really stupid. Then I found out you couldn't type.

Sorry to disappoint you.

BucEyedPea
04-30-2006, 09:27 PM
Kalamities? ROFL

We all make typos. Two of my most memorable that stand out are:

1. Being in a chat room years ago and attempting to type, "I'm out of here." It's really embarrassing where you leave the last E off of, here.

2. The word, beautiful. A warning to everyone. The K key is right next to the L key.

You forgot that you type your screen name as "4th and Long" when it's really "4th and Schlong."

4th and Long
05-01-2006, 03:56 AM
You forgot that you type your screen name as "4th and Long" when it's really "4th and Schlong."
You seem to have an obsession with schlongs. Please seek professional help.

greg63
05-01-2006, 05:03 AM
You seem to have an obsession with schlongs. Please seek professional help.



That would seem to be the order of the day.

Ultra Peanut
05-01-2006, 05:10 AM
Looter?



Looter?





Looter?

milkman
05-01-2006, 09:21 PM
You seem to have an obsession with schlongs. Please seek professional help.

Are you suggesting that BucEyedPea hire a male escort?

BucEyedPea
05-01-2006, 09:23 PM
Are you suggesting that BucEyedPea hire a male escort?
No, he was referring to my strap on....it's not working and I need a tek.

4th and Long
05-02-2006, 03:56 AM
:shake: 4321

BucEyedPea
05-02-2006, 06:51 AM
Awe come on 4th...as you say to me "rent a sense of humor!"

chagrin
05-02-2006, 07:09 AM
[QUOTE=4th and Long]:spock:

loot?

:shake:

Someone call for a mutha fukin loota?!?!?!

http://members.cox.net/dasaintsfan/IcyHot.jpg

4th and Long
05-02-2006, 09:10 AM
Awe come on 4th...as you say to me "rent a sense of humor!"
You're right. Besides, I figure that you owning a strap-on speaks volumes as to why you don't have a husband. :)