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  1. Ebar

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    shouldnt this be in the humor, the best medicine topic?
    i rather like the pic, very confronting
     
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    Click along, there are quite a few of them...
     
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    DOH! ok seen em all now... dont quite see how this could be considered insensitive. most are just plain funny
     
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    It was a earlier funny from me was considered by some to be of dubious taste.
     
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    :eek:

    Why have I moved here!!!! This man lives about 5 miles away from me!

    Cheers Ricky for finding this! I feel so secure now!!!
     
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    Just be careful what buses you use... :wink:
     
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    Thankfully I have a car.
     
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    Polluter! :grin:
     
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    Thank you! :grin:
     
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    It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it."
    - verbatim quote - Governor George W. Bush

    Sorry, could not resit. :grin:

    Somebody American bash Tony Blair in the interests of fairness :D
     
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    ricky wrote:

    Nonsense. This is typical of the kind of partisan political propoganda that proliferates during bitter political contests. Don't repeat it as though it were true unless you have some reason to think that it is genuine i.e. coming from more than one, reasonably objective source.

    This particular quote is a kind of urban legend that has been attributed to former VP Dan Quayle, former democratic presidential candidates John Kerry and Al Gore and of course to President Bush.

    There is no evidence that it is a genuine quote made by any of these gentlemen.
     
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    Ah, a 'Bushism'.

    My apologies.

    In that case, make something up about Tony Blair. :wink:
     
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    What about Bush's other reputed quotes? Are they all just propaganda?

    "The French have no word for enterpreneur"?
    "It is time for the human race to enter the solar system"?
     
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    roel wrote:

    Both of those are phony also.
     
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    I didn't know there were such things as parrot dealers! :eek:

    Great story though! :lol:
     
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    I already heard that story way to often as a joke.
    That it would happen for real though?
    The BBC is one of the more reliably newsstations, but I still think the story has been edited to say the least.
     

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