Re: OT: sponge burning!
On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 04:41:44AM +0000, s. keeling wrote:
> Ron Johnson <email@example.com>:
> > On 02/24/07 16:51, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > > On Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 01:52:56PM -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > Here is an idea. Why don't voters just make it a point to only elect
> > > military vets or retirees to federal public office?
> > /Starship Troopers/, anyone? The political theory in the
> > beginning of the book is very interesting. And, of course, R.H.
> > was a Navy vet.
> > (Yes, I know that your suggestion is not what Heinlein wrote in
> > ST, but it's close enough.)
> John Kerry. # aka political washout. Served with distinction
> # (last I heard).
> George Bush II # Served, well sort of, National Guard, was
> # elected (kinda, sorta) Pres.
> Hillary Clinton # Ha! Chyaa, right. Ha, ha, haaa, ha, haaa!
> Obama # Uh ... Seems a decent sort, though.
> How about electing only people who've had nothing to do with
> invading innocent bystanders?
You're ruling out one of the main candidates in the 2008 election;
Rudolph Gullianni. As far as I know he has had nothing to do with any
And if you remember anything about 9/11 he was the most supportive
government official, he aided 80% of the families affected by 9/11.
I'm rambling though, and probably a little biased since I'm a