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Posted: Monday, January 10, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 6:48 am, Mon Jan 10, 2011.

Republicans take over the House of Representatives and look what happens! Thousands of birds fall from the sky over Arkansas and Louisiana and millions of fish die in the Arkansas River and Chesapeake Bay.

Can birds and fish conceivably be among creatures so often called "the American people?" What next? I'm not sure I want to know.

Jim Turner

Lodi

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6 comments:

  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 9:36 pm on Mon, Jan 10, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    Jim,
    If someone slightly cracks a smile because of something I said or did, I have a great deal of satisfaction, especially because my standards for success are soooo low. Thanks Jim!

     
  • Jim Turner posted at 9:24 am on Mon, Jan 10, 2011.

    Jim Turner Posts: 7

    Your sense of humor and its resulting wit are welcome and refreshing. I'm pleased and happy to hear from someone who has one (e.g., sense of humor>) It is getting scarce and hard to come by. However, if you listen to all that canned laughter on TV you might think lots of them are out there. jim

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 3:04 am on Mon, Jan 10, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    opps...forgot my disclaimer for Manuel...Disclaimer…In response to accusations from MM and JT, my below blog is from me. Any similarities in phrasing or ideas to any other writing is coincidental and not intentional. Sorry Manuel, it was an honest mistake.

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 2:57 am on Mon, Jan 10, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    Manuel stated… I'm sure it came from you alone Darrell. I doubt that anyone else could be attributed such incoherent nonsense

    Careful Manuel… you are straying away from your traditional measurement … now, if it is attributed to perceived incoherent nonsense, you can rule out stealing words… Good to see you thinking outside that box you normally confine yourself to. Before you know it, citations will only be your starting point as opposed to your current end point. I’m looking forward to your transformation. I’m sure it will not take more than 5 or 6 months.
    And Manuel, please feel free to use my information anytime… without naming source…Its my pleasure to help you when I can.

     
  • Manuel Martinez posted at 2:12 am on Mon, Jan 10, 2011.

    Manuel Martinez Posts: 641

    I'm sure it came from you alone Darrell. I doubt that anyone else could be attributed such incoherent nonsense.

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 1:49 am on Mon, Jan 10, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    Mr. Turner, please relax… the problem is soon to be solved and all back to normal. Birds and fish are very sensitive and frail. It turns out that what happened is that the birds and fish that consider themselves Democrats heard of the Republican take over through some sort in intricate communication system, and died of heart attacks and seizures while in mid flight and swim respectively. The real mystery is why Arkansas, Louisiana and Chesapeake Bay were so heavily inflicted. Obama has asked for one trillion dollars to study this strange phenomenon, however, because the Republicans fear that their success will be short lived and fear for future Republican birds and fish, approved 2 trillion.

    Disclaimer…In response to accusations from MM and JT, my above blog is from me. Any similarities in phrasing or ideas are coincidental and not intentional. All information is meant in jest and I am not attempting to be factual…I have no intent to publish anything here and all have my permission to copy and paste anything I say word for word without source credit. I’m convinced someone will make millions.

     

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