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If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« on: February 05, 2014, 10:35:49 PM »



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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2014, 10:37:20 PM »
1) Jesus Christ

2) Ronald Reagan

3) Salma Hayek
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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2014, 11:56:09 PM »
Of course, Jesus Christ.

Honorable mentions - Thomas Jefferson, Leonardo da Vinci, one of my great great great great grandparents and Don Rickles!
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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2014, 12:07:56 AM »
Myself, back when I was still young and stupid, to see if I could short-circuit some of that stupidity.

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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2014, 12:14:06 AM »
Bill Gates. First question: Windows? What were you thinking? Then I'd kick him off the bench and make room for Steve Jobs.
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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2014, 12:40:37 AM »
Myself, back when I was still young and stupid, to see if I could short-circuit some of that stupidity.

Great pick! Wish I could do that too - but my young and stupid self would probably not listen to me.   :chairbang:
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« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2014, 12:42:08 AM »
Great pick! Wish I could do that too - but my young and stupid self would probably not listen to me.   :chairbang:


And therein lies the rub, no?  Youth is wasted on the young, who squander it, and wisdom on the old, who are no longer in a position to benefit much from it.

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« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2014, 12:46:46 AM »

And therein lies the rub, no?  Youth is wasted on the young, who squander it, and wisdom on the old, who are no longer in a position to benefit much from it.

Yep.  Don't tell me God doesn't have a sense of humor. 
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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2014, 04:00:47 AM »
Robert Heinlein

Issac Asimov

God - of course.

Satan - he'd be pretty neat to talk to.

And finally - my friend Ari. Just to tell him I love him then sit for a while.
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« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2014, 04:55:54 AM »
Walt Disney
The Holy Spirit
Will Rogers

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« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2014, 05:00:36 AM »
Jesus, I will have an eternity in conversation.

So, I would say Saint Teresa and Padre Pio.

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« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2014, 07:06:14 AM »
Penelope Cruz.  You think I could close a deal with Penelope in just an hour?
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« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2014, 10:32:05 AM »
Sabotai

Erwin Rommel

Julius Caesar

George Armstrong Custer

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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2014, 10:39:07 AM »
My dad.  I miss him terribly. 

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« Reply #14 on: February 06, 2014, 01:00:03 PM »
My parents.


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« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2014, 01:46:19 PM »
For the progressive, there is very little to love about the United States. Washington, Jefferson, Madison? A bunch of rotten slaveholders, hypocrites, and cowards even when their hearts were in the right places. The Declaration of Independence? A manifesto for the propertied classes. The Constitution? An artifact of sexism and white supremacy. The sacrifices in the great wars of the 20th century? Feeding the poor and the disenfranchised into the meat-grinder of imperialism. The gifts of Carnegie, Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Morgan, Astor? Blood money from self-aggrandizing robber barons. Nat Rev

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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #16 on: February 06, 2014, 03:11:40 PM »
this ^^^
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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2014, 03:26:24 PM »
Yes

Of course.....that's a given.   :beer:

Would still love to talk to Ronald Reagan though.....seeing as how everything he did positive for America is being systematically broken down.
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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2014, 03:42:11 PM »
To many to choose only one!

Jesus Christ
Thomas Paine
James Madison
Ben Franklin
St. George Tucker
Thomas Jefferson

For starters.


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« Reply #19 on: February 06, 2014, 04:28:31 PM »
Took me a while before I could think of a serious answer: Mark Simone. The most interesting man on radio. Mark has interviewed everyone from entertainers to politicians. From Giuliani to Gingrich, and Frank Sinatra to Jerry Seinfeld, he's talked to them all.
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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #20 on: February 06, 2014, 04:43:25 PM »
Penelope Cruz.  You think I could close a deal with Penelope in just an hour?

Depends.

Would there be firearms involved?
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« Reply #21 on: February 06, 2014, 04:55:18 PM »
  • Aristotle
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“[Euthanasia] is what any State medical service has sooner or later got to face. If you are going to be kept alive in institutions run by and paid for by the State, you must accept the State’s right to economize when necessary …” The Ministry of Fear by Graham Green (New York: Penguin Books [1943] 2005, p. 165).

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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #22 on: February 06, 2014, 07:54:13 PM »
Depends.

Would there be firearms involved?

No.  Pero yo hablaria en espanol. 
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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #23 on: February 08, 2014, 10:11:21 PM »
My dad.  I miss him terribly.

Bless you.



I would also talk with Mom and Dad, and with my uncle George.

All had tremendous impact on the quality of my life.

Al
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Re: If You Could.........Who Would You Choose?
« Reply #24 on: February 08, 2014, 10:16:56 PM »
My dad...I was almost 9 when he died....would love to have a 2nd chance only for an hour...

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