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This is just plain BAD writing

by duckman / October 26, 2006 11:29 AM PDT
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and here is some meat for the swifties
by WOODS-HICK / October 26, 2006 11:58 AM PDT

An Hoa Basin west of Danang he(james webb) was awarded the Navy Cross, the Silver Star Medal, two Bronze Star Medals, and two Purple Hearts. He later served as a platoon commander and as an instructor in tactics and weapons at Marine Corps Officer Candidates School, and then as a member of the Secretary of the Navy's immediate staff, before leaving the Marine Corps in l972.

link: http://www.jameswebb.com/about.htm

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(NT) (NT) A communist, no doubt about it.
by Dan McC / October 26, 2006 11:45 PM PDT
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I disagree with W-H on many subjects...
by EdH / October 26, 2006 11:52 PM PDT

but I am pretty sure he's NOT a communist. Do you have evidence to the contrary?

And even if he is, what of it?

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(NT) (NT) ty, see ya at the hearings, comrade
by WOODS-HICK / October 27, 2006 12:01 AM PDT
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Togo's secret is out!
by EdH / October 26, 2006 1:13 PM PDT

Togo needed the money.

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I like this one....
by EdH / October 26, 2006 1:16 PM PDT
In reply to: Togo's secret is out!
Lenahan had forgotten her actual name, it was something long and Italian

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you ain't alone in that
by jonah jones / October 26, 2006 5:05 PM PDT
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from not a commie dept:
by WOODS-HICK / October 27, 2006 12:25 AM PDT

or I could be a mole. my cat is nursing a mouse. my compass is pointing south. koom by ya!! I never thought I would suggest a link to boortz.


"James Webb is running against George Allen in that hotly-contested Senate race in Virginia. Webb, it seems, is an author. He writes novels. Fictional novels. Now George Allen is using excerpts out of those fictional novels to slam Webb. Who do I want to win there? Allen. But give us a big-league break here! It's fiction! Can we get to an issue that actually means something to the voters here?"

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Fictional novels...
by EdH / October 27, 2006 12:28 AM PDT

as opposed to...?

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You can't expect Boortz to
by Dan McC / October 27, 2006 12:45 AM PDT
In reply to: Fictional novels...

have the correct position and the correct grammar at the same time.

You just can't.


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Weelll...it may be redundant...
by EdH / October 27, 2006 1:16 AM PDT

but I don't think it was ungrammatical.

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I was going to
by Dan McC / October 27, 2006 1:20 AM PDT

say 'language' but foresaw the 'but he DID write it in English' response.


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that is why I never recommend boortz
by WOODS-HICK / October 27, 2006 12:46 AM PDT
In reply to: Fictional novels...

but your 'catch' describes his soggy, groggy bloggy perfectly.

I do read novel nonfiction though.

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An abomination..
by EdH / October 27, 2006 1:28 AM PDT
In reply to: Non-fiction novels

Novels are fiction, In Cold Blood notwithstanding. If it's not fiction, it should be called a "novelisation".

And I am unanimous in that!

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I tend to agree ...
by Evie / October 27, 2006 1:47 AM PDT
In reply to: An abomination..

... just the reason for the redundant use of fictional novels is probably because the term "nonfiction novel" is used in literary circles.

Evie Happy

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your view is not novel
by WOODS-HICK / October 27, 2006 1:49 AM PDT
In reply to: An abomination..

I agree.

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Well Boortz can be wrong at times
by Evie / October 27, 2006 1:05 AM PDT

Considering the mud slung at Allen by the Webb campaign, this man's mysogistic/incestuous/pedophilic notions should at least be brought to the attention of the voters. Yes, it's fiction, but it seems that when THEMES run through an author's work, it does reflect on their thoughts. Many authors of fiction put pen to their fantasies.

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As long as he doesn't send excerpts to Congressional pages..
by EdH / October 27, 2006 1:21 AM PDT

it should be all right. But if he ever does make it to Congress he needs to be watched carefully.

On the other hand, he's a Democrat so it doesn't matter what he does,

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read his bills carefully
by WOODS-HICK / October 27, 2006 1:52 AM PDT

I hear his next fictional novel is about foley.

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is that why allen wears cowboy boots?
by WOODS-HICK / October 27, 2006 1:46 AM PDT

has anyone read one of webb's novels? I have not. if this is a 'theme' and you are familiar with amazon book searches, see if he his listed under "mysogistic/incestuous/pedophilic notions".

your provided definition of a non-fiction novel might explain his works. his life experience in war and foreign countries might color his prose. it would shock people that have led more sheltered lives. the daily news is more disturbing.

he is not hiding this information. reviews of his books should be included with these 'out of context' revelations.

the slime bucket in va has become a spill way for campaign operatives.

I wonder if allen knew about this because he is a fan of webb's works. there are no surprises in october.

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If the characterization of Webb's body of work ...
by Evie / October 27, 2006 1:52 AM PDT

... is so off base, there should be a plethora of more worldly fans coming to his defense with examples of strong women and the like. Heard any?

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have not seen a plethora**
by WOODS-HICK / October 27, 2006 1:58 AM PDT

of women storming his hq either. what's your point?

"characterization of Webb's body of work " is coming from who? have you read a complete work?

**plethora: is that what sylvester the cat said?

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Most of the women who would be upset ...
by Evie / October 27, 2006 2:01 AM PDT

... are the hypocritical feminists that defended Bill Clinton and want Webb to win. You can bet they would be storming the headquarters of Allen if it were his name on the cover.

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(NT) (NT) now you are writing fiction
by WOODS-HICK / October 27, 2006 2:10 AM PDT
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by Evie / October 27, 2006 3:11 AM PDT

Can you name a prominent feminist that came out against Clinton for his sexual harrassment? How about the well documented attempt to smear Lewinsky as a stalker until the stained dress showed up?

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Name a feminist that supports
by duckman / October 27, 2006 7:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Really?

Bush for freeing and liberating Muslim women. Oops. very short list indeed

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by WOODS-HICK / October 27, 2006 9:16 AM PDT

cindy sheehan, mrs. hussein, ann coulter. I am not sure about laura or the twins.

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HEY DOLT !!!!!!!!!
by duckman / October 27, 2006 9:19 AM PDT
In reply to: ez

Those aren't feminists!!

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