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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #600 on: February 17, 2016, 04:55:58 PM »
I would have voted for that New Yorker Al Smith, back in the 1920s.  Can't recall the year. 
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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #601 on: February 17, 2016, 05:15:01 PM »
I would have voted for that New Yorker Al Smith, back in the 1920s.  Can't recall the year.

1928. (Gov. Al Smith lost to Herbert Hoover. But it opened the way for Franklin Roosevelt to be elected as Governor of New York.)
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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #602 on: February 17, 2016, 05:25:27 PM »
Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua, Westchester County

ROTFLMAO!

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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #603 on: February 17, 2016, 05:30:18 PM »
Again, we in New York are watching
Bernie Sanders of Brooklyn
Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua, Westchester County
Donald Trump of Trump Tower, Manhattan
and possibly
Michael Bloomberg of Wherever He Chooses to Live on the East Side of Manhattan

Among whom the entire country might be choosing its next President.

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Why can't NY come up with an even remotely palatable candidate? What's up with you guys?

I think it has to do with what your homeboy Ted Cruz had to say about New Yorkers.  You know, all that stuff about "New York Values".;D

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« Reply #604 on: February 17, 2016, 05:40:23 PM »
Again, we in New York are watching
Bernie Sanders of Brooklyn
Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua, Westchester County
Donald Trump of Trump Tower, Manhattan
and possibly
Michael Bloomberg of Wherever He Chooses to Live on the East Side of Manhattan

Among whom the entire country might be choosing its next President.

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Why can't NY come up with an even remotely palatable candidate? What's up with you guys?

I think it has to do with what your homeboy Ted Cruz had to say about New Yorkers.  You know, all that stuff about "New York Values".;D
Probably. New Yorkers must really, really value horrible candidates, especially to have imported another one from Illinios/Arkansas/Washington.

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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #605 on: February 17, 2016, 07:36:28 PM »

Nor me.

Nor me. But then I'm a Democrat.  ;)

Seriously, though, given who my party is putting forward, I desperately want to be able to consider voting for the Republican candidate. Trump would not make that possible.

I feel the same way.  Kasich is the only candidate I could support with any enthusiasm.  Of course, my saying so has probably doomed his candidacy.

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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #606 on: February 17, 2016, 08:56:41 PM »
Again, we in New York are watching
Bernie Sanders of Brooklyn
Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua, Westchester County
Donald Trump of Trump Tower, Manhattan
and possibly
Michael Bloomberg of Wherever He Chooses to Live on the East Side of Manhattan

Among whom the entire country might be choosing its next President.

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« Reply #607 on: February 17, 2016, 09:06:26 PM »
Again, we in New York are watching
Bernie Sanders of Brooklyn
Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua, Westchester County
Donald Trump of Trump Tower, Manhattan
and possibly
Michael Bloomberg of Wherever He Chooses to Live on the East Side of Manhattan

Among whom the entire country might be choosing its next President.

Dave Benke


It's not just presidential candidates.


Until last week, Staten Island was the only borough not represented on the Supreme Court:


Justice Scalia grew up in Queens.
Justice Ginsberg grew up in Brooklyn.
Justice Sotomayor is from the Bronx.
And Justice Kagan is from Manhattan. 


We all are well aware that New Jersey is nowhere close to New York (according to New Yorkers, at least).  But Justice Alito is from New Jersey.

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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #608 on: February 17, 2016, 10:30:39 PM »
Again, we in New York are watching
Bernie Sanders of Brooklyn
Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua, Westchester County
Donald Trump of Trump Tower, Manhattan
and possibly
Michael Bloomberg of Wherever He Chooses to Live on the East Side of Manhattan

Among whom the entire country might be choosing its next President.

Dave Benke


It's not just presidential candidates.


Until last week, Staten Island was the only borough not represented on the Supreme Court:


Justice Scalia grew up in Queens.
Justice Ginsberg grew up in Brooklyn.
Justice Sotomayor is from the Bronx.
And Justice Kagan is from Manhattan. 


We all are well aware that New Jersey is nowhere close to New York (according to New Yorkers, at least).  But Justice Alito is from New Jersey.
We're LONG past due breaking the Eastern Stranglehold on American life, as well as dealing with the oversized power of a few population centers. The best thing would probably to spin off NY (and perhaps a chunk more of that budding megalopolis), Chicago, and the Bay Area as city states, letting the rest of the country get on with its business.

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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #609 on: February 17, 2016, 11:03:05 PM »
Again, we in New York are watching
Bernie Sanders of Brooklyn
Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua, Westchester County
Donald Trump of Trump Tower, Manhattan
and possibly
Michael Bloomberg of Wherever He Chooses to Live on the East Side of Manhattan

Among whom the entire country might be choosing its next President.

Dave Benke


It's not just presidential candidates.


Until last week, Staten Island was the only borough not represented on the Supreme Court:


Justice Scalia grew up in Queens.
Justice Ginsberg grew up in Brooklyn.
Justice Sotomayor is from the Bronx.
And Justice Kagan is from Manhattan. 


We all are well aware that New Jersey is nowhere close to New York (according to New Yorkers, at least).  But Justice Alito is from New Jersey.
We're LONG past due breaking the Eastern Stranglehold on American life, as well as dealing with the oversized power of a few population centers. The best thing would probably to spin off NY (and perhaps a chunk more of that budding megalopolis), Chicago, and the Bay Area as city states, letting the rest of the country get on with its business.

You forgot about Los Angeles and I think we'd also like to have New Orleans.  Just remember, though, all of your young people are moving our way so be careful what you wish for.  You see we take in all kinds of people, from the horribly corrupt to salt of the earth Midwesterners. 

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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #610 on: February 17, 2016, 11:41:55 PM »
Again, we in New York are watching
Bernie Sanders of Brooklyn
Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua, Westchester County
Donald Trump of Trump Tower, Manhattan
and possibly
Michael Bloomberg of Wherever He Chooses to Live on the East Side of Manhattan

Among whom the entire country might be choosing its next President.

Dave Benke


It's not just presidential candidates.


Until last week, Staten Island was the only borough not represented on the Supreme Court:


Justice Scalia grew up in Queens.
Justice Ginsberg grew up in Brooklyn.
Justice Sotomayor is from the Bronx.
And Justice Kagan is from Manhattan. 


We all are well aware that New Jersey is nowhere close to New York (according to New Yorkers, at least).  But Justice Alito is from New Jersey.
We're LONG past due breaking the Eastern Stranglehold on American life, as well as dealing with the oversized power of a few population centers. The best thing would probably to spin off NY (and perhaps a chunk more of that budding megalopolis), Chicago, and the Bay Area as city states, letting the rest of the country get on with its business.

You forgot about Los Angeles and I think we'd also like to have New Orleans.  Just remember, though, all of your young people are moving our way so be careful what you wish for.  You see we take in all kinds of people, from the horribly corrupt to salt of the earth Midwesterners.
That's the way it bounces. Just remember that Cain was the founder of cities, and there won't be one good city until the New Jerusalem makes its appearance.  :D

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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #611 on: February 18, 2016, 12:20:04 AM »
I personally find it offensive that Harvard Law graduates so badly outnumber Yale Law graduates on the Court. No wonder we're in such dire straits.
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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #612 on: February 18, 2016, 10:26:57 AM »
Again, we in New York are watching
Bernie Sanders of Brooklyn
Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua, Westchester County
Donald Trump of Trump Tower, Manhattan
and possibly
Michael Bloomberg of Wherever He Chooses to Live on the East Side of Manhattan

Among whom the entire country might be choosing its next President.

Dave Benke


It's not just presidential candidates.


Until last week, Staten Island was the only borough not represented on the Supreme Court:


Justice Scalia grew up in Queens.
Justice Ginsberg grew up in Brooklyn.
Justice Sotomayor is from the Bronx.
And Justice Kagan is from Manhattan. 


We all are well aware that New Jersey is nowhere close to New York (according to New Yorkers, at least).  But Justice Alito is from New Jersey.
We're LONG past due breaking the Eastern Stranglehold on American life, as well as dealing with the oversized power of a few population centers. The best thing would probably to spin off NY (and perhaps a chunk more of that budding megalopolis), Chicago, and the Bay Area as city states, letting the rest of the country get on with its business.

You forgot about Los Angeles and I think we'd also like to have New Orleans.  Just remember, though, all of your young people are moving our way so be careful what you wish for.  You see we take in all kinds of people, from the horribly corrupt to salt of the earth Midwesterners.
That's the way it bounces. Just remember that Cain was the founder of cities, and there won't be one good city until the New Jerusalem makes its appearance.  :D

Ha!  That memory tortures me everyday BUT remember that before being the founder of cities Cain was a rule following farmer.  From farmer to city dweller.  The grandchildren of the farmer are now city dwellers.:-[

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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #613 on: February 18, 2016, 10:34:40 AM »
Ha!  That memory tortures me everyday BUT remember that before being the founder of cities Cain was a rule following farmer.  From farmer to city dweller.  The grandchildren of the farmer are now city dwellers. :-[


What rule was he following? Up to that point in the story, God has commended, "Be fruitful and multiply" and "You can eat from all the trees, except one." There are no reasons given why God accepted Abel's sacrifice and not Cain's. Rules about sacrifices won't be given until Mount Sinai.
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Re: Donald Trump: The Man And The Myth
« Reply #614 on: February 18, 2016, 10:39:57 AM »
Ha!  That memory tortures me everyday BUT remember that before being the founder of cities Cain was a rule following farmer.  From farmer to city dweller.  The grandchildren of the farmer are now city dwellers. :-[


What rule was he following? Up to that point in the story, God has commended, "Be fruitful and multiply" and "You can eat from all the trees, except one." There are no reasons given why God accepted Abel's sacrifice and not Cain's. Rules about sacrifices won't be given until Mount Sinai.

At the end of Genesis 3 God curses Adam to work the ground i.e. farming.  It's been understood that Cain accepts this as his lot in life whereas Abel doesn't by becoming a shepherd.  That's all.