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Out first winter in this house was two years ago, and the snow was pretty extreme, about half-way through the season I began to regret not having sprung for a snow-blower. Last year we had hardly any snow at all, making me feel smart for having not succumbed to that snow-blower temptation late in the previous winter. On the other hand, this year has been one of the most extreme I can ever recall, and here we are in the first week of March, and sure enough it is snowing heavily once again. Since this is the month that comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, it certainly seems too late in the season to go for the automated snow remover, and if the pattern from last time follows, one won't be needed for next year either, but I may just try and be smart about this (for a change) and try to pick one up during the off season after spring has sprung. Of course, as luck would have it, if I pick up a snow blower, we'll probably go ten straight years without a flake, but at this point, that's a risk I'm willing to take. Yeesh.

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28. Re: Peace T-shirt Mar 6, 2003, 20:15 Creston
First of all, I would like to say that this story was in the news on MONDAY, so why it's being posted here on Thursday as "news" is rather peculiar.

However, if you will look at the particulars of the case, the man got arrested (in the end) for failing to observe directions by mall security personnel (which is an offense in many states). His arrest had nothing to do with his Tshirt, but CNN and MSNBC in all their liberal glory like to word their stories so that it APPEARS that way, after all, nothing like another "EeEeeEEEvil Big Brother!!!" story to ratchet up those ratings.

Now, that the security guys HASSLED the man about his Tshirt is freaking absurd, and borders on Gestapo like behavior, and should absolutely not be condoned in this country. Freedom of opinion, security guys, ever heard of it?

However, as unfortunate as it may be, once told to leave the mall, the man had to obey that order, and he didn't, and that's what he got arrested for.

I'm sure that, once this goes to court, he'll be acquitted and if I was him I'd sue both those Nazis for harassment, slander and defamation of character (or something fancy sounding like that).

Sorry, just now saw that the charges had already (wisely) been dropped.

But, once again, he DID NOT get arrested for wearing a peace Tshirt.

Just figured I'd clear that up.


Btw, crispy, that's a very nice neighborhood you're living in

This comment was edited on Mar 6, 20:26.
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  2. Mar 6, 10:33 Water Wolfen
  3. Mar 6, 10:37 Snow? Spike
  4. Mar 6, 10:41 Peace lawsuit DrunkenMaster
  5. Mar 6, 11:10  Re: Peace lawsuit StinkyFiddlewinks
  9. Mar 6, 11:45   Re: Peace lawsuit Wazootyman
  10. Mar 6, 11:58    Public accomodation Ratty
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  11. Mar 6, 12:08    Re: Peace lawsuit Rambo
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  6. Mar 6, 11:20 two years already? Devster
  7. Mar 6, 11:21 Snow Blower or Snow Stopper ILL Robinson
  8. Mar 6, 11:32 Snow Blower Savage Poop
  16. Mar 6, 13:29 Electric Boogaloo! Weas
  22. Mar 6, 15:35  Re: Electric Boogaloo! Bronco
  25. Mar 6, 17:05   Re: Electric Boogaloo! banddirector
  19. Mar 6, 15:29 Rhyming Steelcamp
  20. Mar 6, 15:31 Mini eggs Steelcamp
  21. Mar 6, 15:32 Grim Future for World's Water Steelcamp
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  27. Mar 6, 19:25 Peace T-shirt Jim
>> 28. Mar 6, 20:15  Re: Peace T-shirt Creston
  30. Mar 7, 01:47 Peace T-shirt elliotj
  31. Mar 7, 06:47 Even got a name for em... Mead
  32. Mar 7, 12:29  Re: Even got a name for em... fredrickson
  33. Mar 7, 15:30 No subject Fungu


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