18906Re: Recall of Message #18729
- Sep 6, 2008--- In CarFree@yahoogroups.com, "intjring" <intjring@...> wrote:
> Geez, that's great, Tom - it means one of two things. Either:support.
> (a) You knew before anyone else on earth that Obama would be the
> nominee; or
> (b) You voted in a primary for a candidate you don't intend to
TF: Wrong on both counts.
On (a), yes I'm a succussful time traveler; I've visited the 20th
century twice (arriving once in the forward-in-time direction by
being born into it like you, and once in the backwards-in-time
direction by means of some twitching of the handlebars of my time-
traveling iron steed), and these days I get tomorrow's paper today.
However, neither one of those things constituted _that_ good of a
cracking of the secret of time travel, because my extent of travel in
both of the above examples was only one day. Traveling a _year_ -
whether into the future to see who the nominee will be, or into the
past to undo one's mistake of supporting him/her - is still only the
stuff of science fiction.
And on (b), I voted for Ron Paul in the primary. He was the only
acceptable choice for non-Democrats, and if you'd read my posts as
carefully as the rules of courteous cyberepistolary gunfighting
require, you would have seen that I did clarify that I'm a non-
> Further, based on what you claim you made your decision on, you arethe
> Republicans' dream voter; you don't care a whit about the issues.TF: Chicagoans insulting Susquehanna Countians as a bunch of bumpkins
who cling to their guns, _is_ an issue, for Bumpkins and gun owners
everywhere. A _big_ issue.
An equally-significant issue, and a more on-topic issue, that made me
start to dig Palin was that she boasted about killing the Bridge to
Nowhere. Well on that one, it might turn out that she's a liar:
According to a snippet that I just read an hour ago, she only began
opposing it when her state's likely share of the cost increased.
Hmmm; so I guess the issue of whether I'm an "ex"-Obama supporter
might still be in flux (at least as long as Robert Matter keeps his
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