Issue #20 ~ January 3 1999
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From: Bmbr70@aol.com (Mike Franco) (70)
Subject: Discussions With Bombers More Meaningful?
Happy New Year and thanks for this forum....I do seem to
have some of the same debates here as elsewhere but it
seems more meaningful to be discussing with fellow
BOMBERS than the less significant populous (tongue in
--Mike Franco (70)
Subj: BECAUSE HE IS THE PRESIDENT?
From: Paula Beardsley Glenn (62)
Reply To: VkngBluMom@aol.com
Re: President Clinton:
If I swore an oath not to lie in my testimony before any
legally seated jury in the United States and then
proceeded to do just that and was convicted of perjury,
there is no question in my mind what would happen to
me. Why is citizen William Jefferson Clinton any better
than I? Because he is the President- I DON'T THINK SO.
--Paula Beardsley Glenn
From: DZIGNRITE@aol.com (Patty Stordahl) (72)
Subject: WE WERE A GREAT COUNTRY ONCE
Regarding the comments of Tony Sharpe,
Hello- Where is your memory?
Kennedy's were all womanizers, murderer's & charming.
Lied under all circumstances, Mafia tied, pig headed ego
maniacs who had daddy's boot legged illegal $$ to get
fat & sassy off of. When little AK back woods man had
feds crash his still. Kennedy's ran openly rampant
making $$ by the millions. Charming Clinton - Kennedy,
NO difference. All members of good old boy political
club demo or rep are all the same. Small potatoes who
first enter office may really want to change things. But if
the game is not played they are not re elected. Don't kid
your self Electoral votes are bogus. The American poll is
for appearance only & for anyone to stand for our
politicians is anti-American.
Legislation, House or Senate. All are overspenders at
our expense & the only way to really get what we want
is for all to stop paying taxes I mean, ALL for only 1 year.
We may just then get their attention. I am pro America
but want the government as it is set up now to be
disbanded. Start over. Pick up the 10 commandments
&try to live by those laws.
Any one who thinks that we are still the greatest is living
in a dream world. Our country is a joke to the rest of the
world. Our tax payer $$ are wasted on everything from
sex with interns to over-priced screw drivers. Our country
lost its integrity when men & women forgot God. God is
still the same, we as a country are not. I wish all over 50
white men would be kicked out of office. Place women &
minorities in power & let them have a go for a while.
The Good Old Boys Over 50 Club has really run our once
great nation into the mud. Let fresh blood try for a while.
I for one am tired of all the BS that people are saying.
No excuses right or wrong. America, don't vote for any
existing candidate & watch them win any way. Rep or
Demo the days are gone of America's greatness.
Somewhere the little guys who support their phat A _ _'_.
need to rise up & not support the gov as it exists today.
United we stand Divided we fall. We are a country totally
torn from within. We, my friends, are going to fall & it
be great. We have done it to ourselves. No country is
going to bomb us. We the people will destroy ourselves.
Read Daniel chapter 2 verses 31 - 45. Pay close
attention to verses 40-45. This is America. From
Nostradamous predictions to Daniel's dream
interpretations to the book of Revelation, even the words
of Lenin & Marx. The Eagle will destroy herself from
within. Infiltrate the schools get away from prayer &
morality & intermingle the races & it will fall. I am not a
racist. I believe now that meant there are so many
nationalities represented in our country. English,
German, Norwegian, Russian, Icelandic, African,
Hispanic, Ethiopian, British, Asian ... that there is no
real integral pride of where are we from as a unit. This
has nothing to do with inter racial marriages. Every one
has their own holidays every religion is divided.
We are a country with clay & quicksand for a
foundation. Someday whether we as a nation or state
or individual believe it or not, something big is going to
happen & we will fall hard. I believe that we need to
either stand as one voice or fall as many. Impeaching
Clinton would be standing as one voice. Censorship
would be compromise Forgiveness would be fatal. Yes,
it is my soapbox day. I love my country & I love what
we used to stand for but as of this date I despise what
our government has come to be. Prayer, rosary,
chants, what ever it takes can't we all agree there is
only One God. Call on him/her to purge our land & trust
again in God, as we individually picture God, to open our
leaders eyes & slow the ticking hands of time &
destruction of our once great country?
From: SteveNitro@aol.com (Steve Carson( (58)
For: Ray Wells
Ray Wells, Thanks for the relief. Great list and I'm sure
we will need more as this moves forward. We should get
some comments from the first OJ Jury, they had the
same mentality as the democrat party and it's lock
step partisan members.
--Steve Carson (58)
From: SteveNitro@aol.com (Steve Carson) (58)
Subject: $40 MILLION HERE, $4O MILLION THERE
For Cami Addkisson:
If we are going to look at the money we spend on (all of)
the Special Prosecutors (which is where the $40 Million
numbers come from) we should also look at the $40
Million Clinton spent on his China Trip. If you think
Clinton cares about hungry children, beyond using them
for personal advantage politically, you have one more think
The man is a disgrace to his party his office and to his
marriage. Hillary is a terrible example to family values.
--Steve Carson (58)
Subject: HI, ROB!
Hey, Rob McCollough(sp) sorry.
Hi! Good to see you're still around. Still remember
those good old strange old Jr. Hi days.
--Patty de la Bretonne
From: G1A1S1@aol.com (Ron Richards) (63)
Subject: WHO ARE THEY?
For: Tony Sharpe
Yes, Tony, I'm still reading your wonderful editorials.
However, you didn't name the two Republicans who
are on the scoreboard. If you had named the two
Republicans, I'm not sure you would think your side
is winning. There is also a question of who is losing
(in addition to the side that you think is winning). That
might be the bigger issue.
P.S. I must admit that I am spending less and less
time reading Ray Wells' editorials.
From: "Marc Franco" (66)
Subject: RE:Reason and Logic
Thanks for your reply, Tony. You did seem to
misunderstand in your earlier letter that you thought
that I was defending Clinton. I was not defending
Clinton at all, and I am still not. I don't see how
anybody can. I was simply replying to an earlier
letter from a writer who said that a Republican
president would have resigned by this time. I brought
in the Iran-Contra Affair and also Watergate as
examples of cases where Republican presidents did
NOT resign. Nixon finally did, obviously, but only
under extreme duress. These cases, however, have
absolutely nothing to do with Clinton, Monica, or
anything else. It was purely a response on my part to
show that Republican presidents do not resign any
faster than Clinton has. (This issue, incidentally,
has since been cleared up satisfactorily, and I am not
trying to reopen it.) I have NEVER claimed or thought
that the one justified the other, or had anything to do
with it in any way. Concerning "the record is clear" that
Republicans helped to push Nixon out- well, no, they
really didn't until the very end. Though it was always
clear that there was a very real problem there, and
many Republicans were genuinely horrified, there was
still a strong central core of Republicans that held out in
defense of Nixon until the very end- until the "smoking
gun" was found- then ALL the support for Nixon
evaporated. Wiggins of California comes to mind- there
was also some abrasive guy from New Jersey, whose
name I have forgotten, and there were several others.
Fully half of the Republicans on the Judiciary
committee were still defending Nixon until the smoking
gun was found- and this was in Watergate where by any
measure there was scads more evidence (the tapes are
the obvious starting point) and crimes than are present
here with Clinton. Clinton committed perjury-
his obstruction of justice does not begin to compare
with Nixon using the IRS, FBI, and other agencies to go
after his personal enemies. Please understand this time,
Tony- I am simply NOT defending Clinton. I am not
comparing Iran-Contra or Watergate to Clinton. I used
those examples only to indicate that Republican
presidents don't resign gracefully either. The record is
not as clear as you seem to indicate that Republicans
showed bipartisanship to oust Nixon- because they really
did not until they had to- some did, of course- but not a
In honesty, Tony- I really can't believe that you really
believe that Democrats are "proud" to have Larry Flint
as a "poster boy" as you put it. That sounds a little
hysterical to me, if you really believe that. Are you proud
of ALL Republicans? How about David Duke of
Louisiana- the KKK and neo-Nazi boy, who has been
repudiated thoroughly by the Republican party in
Louisiana, but still runs as a Republican, anyhow. Are
you proud of him, just because he's Republican?
Actually, I am sure you are not proud of him. The point is,
both parties have skeletons, both parties have strengths
and weaknesses, and that's why I vote independent. I
certainly have no quarrel with you or anybody else who
wants to vote straight ticket. But please do not make
statements like the one you made, that Democrats
might be proud to have Larry Flint.
Finally, you said that Oliver North was hailed as a hero
because he refused to allow the Democrats to smear
Reagan's presidency. Tony, you proved the point that
I was trying to make in my earlier letter. First off, if
Reagan had really done nothing wrong, then obviously
his presidency wouldn't have been smeared and there
would have been nothing to worry about. That
Democrats were snapping at his heels- well, that's
what opposition parties are for. Both sides do that, and
you know that perfectly well. However, what you said
very clearly is that North was considered a hero because
he protected Reagan. But he lied in so doing-
that part is pretty well proven and accepted. The point
that I had made in my earlier letter is that Republicans
are being hypocrites because they seemed to consider
lying under oath to be a crime only if they did not agree
with the reason for the lying. You basically confirmed my
statement. For me- who cares why he lied- a lie is a lie.
As far as whether I vote for both parties in equal numbers-
I have no idea. I never really cared to keep track. All I
can say is that I vote for both parties.
Hope this cleared up some misunderstandings.
--Marc (Not Mike) Franco (66)
From: Bmbr70@aol.com (Mike Franco) (70)
Subject: TRASHY BEHAVIOR NOT EXCLUSIVE
TO ONE POLITICAL PARTY
Happy New Year all....and I will preface my note with a
1) I am MIKE (not Marc) Franco
2) I vote mostly but not ALL Democratic...which makes
me a flaming liberal, a moderate Dem or a mushy
middler depending on who YOU are and how you like to
compartmentalize millions of us citizens.
I continue to be absolutely amazed that so many of us
think all this trashy behavior in Washington DC can be
neatly defined as typical Dem or Republican activity. Do
you REALLY feel one "party" is moral while the other is
not? Is it possible that those that called Anita Hill a
and an opportunist now call Clinton a harasser? Is it
possible that we ALL feel Clinton is splitting hairs with
legal wordsmithing in claiming guiltlessness while some
of us claim ..."Ollie North was never 'charged' with
perjury before Congress?"
Can someone in power today leading the charge against
Clinton dispel his own affairs as "youthful indiscretion?"
Can one of the leaders of the "moral revolution,"
(JC Watts) just wave off the fact that he, (like most of the
NBA), fathered a child out of wedlock?
I personally feel that the procedure needs to play itself
out, and it will. If the votes are there Clinton is gone.
Fine with me, I really couldn't care less. But don't ask
me to make a choice between following Clinton and
following many of the current Republican leadership.
I don't HAVE to respect any of them, I don't have to
consider ANY of these donkeys as role models or
"moral leaders".....and for the most part I don't. And
listen everyone....get over the approval ratings.....the
fact is most Americans approve of the current condition
of the country in terms of crime, economy and national
security...period. I don't think ANYONE approves of
Clinton's behavior. I don't, and I am one of those
Democratic Liberal bogeymen some of you fear so
Oh...on the poll regarding should all presidents be
castrated prior to taking office: my vote is that we
NOT castrate female presidents. (You GUYS really
think these things out well !)
HAPPY NEW YEAR ALL
--Mike (Not Marc) Franco (70)
From: WULEMD@webtv.net (Willard Ule M.D.) (73)
Subject: IN THE FUTURE I SEE:
In the future I see our Nation healing from
the Social Retardation that We seem to be
suffering over the Clinton matter.
I also see the Day that we force the issue
of Welfare Reform and the Homeless will be
I also see the day that Handicapped
will not have to fight for equal access,
and the Handicapped will be equal
to all People.
I also see the day that Prisons
will be come responsible
and make where they punish to the
point where People will not want
Then I realize that my dream is really my hope for
the Future. May 99 be the year our World begins
May GOD'S Speed keep you and bless
You and may his love forever shine upon You.
MayYou all have a happy 1999.
WILLARD ULE M.D. (73)
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