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It's official, I'm against the port deal

by duckman / March 1, 2006 10:33 PM PST
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Not me
by EdH / March 1, 2006 10:37 PM PST

There are always weasels involved in billion dollar deals.

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(NT) (NT) These are special weasels
by duckman / March 1, 2006 10:51 PM PST
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by duckman / March 1, 2006 10:52 PM PST
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I'm not really against the deal, but as soon as what's his face and his cronies get involved, it starts to look like the decade of slime again.

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That's Novak's opinion.....
by Mac McMullen / March 2, 2006 12:19 AM PST

.....and he has been known to mix fact and fiction if it suits his purpose of the moment.

He refers to the UAE. DP is a Dubai company. Dubai is but one of six or seven "states" that make up the UAE.

But then Novak is part of the "media" isn't he. Details and fact are seldom important.

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Whats left of his
by Dan McC / March 2, 2006 12:56 AM PST

piece if you take out all the vaguely or non-attributed assertions?


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Reminds me of Lou Dobbs
by Dragon / March 3, 2006 9:24 AM PST
In reply to: Whats left of his

I think he uses a lot of spin, hoping we will infer certain things.

That aside, I'm not crazy about his style, talking over people, with his sense of glee barely held in check.

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I still see no substantive reason
by Dragon / March 6, 2006 4:17 AM PST

to not go foward with the deal.

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(NT) (NT) I agree
by duckman / March 6, 2006 4:35 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) Sorry, guess my reply was a double negative. ;-)
by Dragon / March 6, 2006 6:55 AM PST
In reply to: (NT) I agree
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(NT) (NT) Are you for or agin' it then?
by duckman / March 6, 2006 7:01 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) "Fer" it
by Dragon / March 6, 2006 8:18 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) Then I still agree
by duckman / March 6, 2006 8:31 AM PST
In reply to: (NT) "Fer" it
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