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    As a Vietnam combat vet I will say a large fireworks display can sound similar to a firefight. But to equate a time honored tradition of a fireworks display with a "war zone" is just another example of those who find people enjoying themselves to be evil.
    Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stjames1_53 View Post
    I light 'em up every chance I get. I stock up for the holidays and have enough left over for my b-day in May.
    I make it look and sound like a war zone by my house.................it's GLORIOUS!!!!!!!
    besides, I love the smell of freshly used gunpowder in the morning
    Gemini, huh? No wonder, Mr. Mercurial.
    At the end of the day...I am still glad that I am me. Tail and all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silvereyes View Post
    Gemini, huh? No wonder, Mr. Mercurial.
    I gotta admit. When you get it wrong, you get it dead wrong
    For waltky: http://quakes.globalincidentmap.com/
    "The Nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools."
    - Thucydides

    "Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote" B. Franklin
    Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum

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    Quote Originally Posted by stjames1_53 View Post
    Dude, I served in 'Nam....................and what I do is nothing like war. I just love the smell of gunpowder.............
    I know that one - Robert Duvall.
    Liberals are a clear and present danger to our freedom and our society and our morals.

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    There’s nothing continuous about a one liner. In fact, they’re really quite rare.

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