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“Good ol’ Boy”

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Oct 14, 2011. 49 Replies

      Just the thought on the old saying brings back images of the Confederate Flag jacketed on the roof of ”The General Lee” 1969 Dodge Charger as it races through the corrupt Hazard County. “Just…Continue

Tags: Pink., Brown, Black, White, Laws

Beer has the best Return!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Native Son Aug 11, 2011. 14 Replies

"If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in Delta Airlines one year ago, you would have $49 today! If you purchased $1,000 of shares in AIG, you would have $33. If you purchased $1,000 of shares in…Continue

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Figure it Out!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Aug 9, 2011. 1 Reply

 This gentleman taught History @ my High School in Livingston Califonia 93554.Enjoy!Continue

Satisfaction!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul_of_TX Mar 24, 2011. 43 Replies

I was looking over a few monthly statements and boy we eat out a lot! Mc Donald’s is our first pick, Taco Bell our second and Jack in the Box is our third. When I was younger my parents took us out…Continue

Tags: Satisfaction, Service, Quality, Fastfood

 

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Sir commented on Rick's blog post Invisible Church
"Can you summarize? I'm not sure how you're different from all these different denominations.  I'd tend to say you're the same, 'cause you're part of the Church Universal.  But you say you feel differently --…"
Oct 13, 2014
Earl Foote replied to Rick's discussion Psalms 23:4 in the group Christian Men
"Psalm 23 is a wonderful comfort.  I read all of the Psalms in order, then start over again.  I've learned to appreciate most of them.  I am not against all divorce, but married couples with children need to be especially sure…"
Jun 21, 2014
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Gods Union

1 Corinthians 10:13No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.So I’ve been gone for some time now. It’s my lovely wife. She’s mentally ill and has been for years now. She has been diagnosed with 3 mental disorders arising in her at a very young age. She has endured so much. The 3 disorders domino in her life in…See More
Aug 26, 2012
David Geisler and Rick are now friends
Jul 26, 2012
Rick replied to Riaan Nel's discussion Christianity & Crime in the group Christian Men
"  Wow, forgiveness that is the next phase I find myself in these days. I was wronged and by the grace of God was wise enough to protect myself from my employer’s practices. Six years on the job and it boils down to do I want to even work…"
Oct 14, 2011
Mike Wisbrock replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"OK, I'll admit, I have never grown up as a minority, and have spent my entire life in Texas, between Houston, DFW & Austin.  I have known what we colloquially term Kickers, Punks, Townies, Goths and others as well as the educational…"
Oct 14, 2011
Penelope replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"Someone asked me how to pronounce my name yesterday. Ah, San Francisco. In my experience: "Rebekah" could be Jewish or evangelical (or, you know, both). It cannot be Catholic. "Rebecca" can be Jewish, evangelical, or Catholic.…"
Oct 13, 2011
Shane replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"Or the spelling of your first."
Oct 13, 2011
Sir replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"Jack is correct."
Oct 13, 2011
Penelope replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"Smiles. My ethnic background is a bit complicated, but people who know/care about such things can tell I'm Jewish by my last name. Among the prejudice I've experienced is my boss expects me to know Yiddish just because of my name, despite…"
Oct 13, 2011
Stein replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"You come off as no such thing.   Stein"
Oct 13, 2011
Stein replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"Rick, I get where your coming from, to some degree, but then you throw in all those prejudiced, judgmental comments about those who surround you. As Rebekah, I know what it is like to be part of the minority. So big deal. I am not kept out of the…"
Oct 13, 2011
Penelope replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"But "never meaning no harm" does not mean they don't ACTUALLY harm, just that they don't accidentally harm.   Oops. I'm a torts expert, really. I meant "does not mean they don't ACTUALLY harm, just that they…"
Oct 13, 2011
Rick replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"to get over myself...."
Oct 13, 2011
Michael D. Denny replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"EVERYONE is in a "good ol' boy" club. We only call it that when we are on the outside. When we're on the inside, it's "helping a friend".     Get over it, get over yourself, grow up. Stop with the…"
Oct 12, 2011
Paul replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"What was your intent when posting this, dude?"
Oct 12, 2011
Chuck Knight replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"Ignorant.  He's just being ignorant.  So ignorant..."
Oct 12, 2011
Marlie replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"To quote a famous philosopher, "If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and then make a change."   Yes siree! We could all benefit from taking that good, long, hard look in the mirror. …"
Oct 12, 2011
Chuck Knight replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"Thats not my statement it's yours.   Actually, it *was* your statement...  And, I quote:        One more thing, I most definitely do not agree with the Good Ol’ Boy Policy. That policy that…"
Oct 12, 2011
Penelope replied to Rick's discussion “Good ol’ Boy”
"Yes, but the only specific "good ol' boy" behaviors you list were hobbies and vacations. And you concluded with: One more thing, I most definitely do not agree with the Good Ol’ Boy Policy. That policy that Discriminates,…"
Oct 12, 2011

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Invisible Church

Posted on April 21, 2010 at 7:00am 2 Comments

I remember doing this and that, I remember all those who came and go, I also still know the structures their halls and all their doors and all the wonderfull people I have met along the way. From the Catholic church where my mom use to take me to the Baptist church where I was pulled to accept our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to the non denomination Vinyard church where I first raised my hand in praise. Their still there all of them their…

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At 4:44pm on March 2, 2011, Glenn Tobias said…
I am always humbled and honored that someone would want to be my friend.
At 6:04pm on February 23, 2011, KermitKebab said…
Hello, Rick.  Care to talk?
At 2:31pm on February 1, 2011, Marlie said…

They're not my kids, Rick. They are pictures that my sister sent me of kids, well boys, doing the silly things that kids do. [She doesn't know them either.] I like that kind of thing. I do have a son. He's 12 years old, but I've never posted a picture of him.

Please feel free to share.

At 8:39am on April 21, 2010, John Clanton said…
Haha. Did you read some of my blogs?
At 9:30am on April 17, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Alright! Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us.
At 8:43am on April 17, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
You know it, anytime :)
Great photos :)
At 4:56pm on April 16, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
Hello and welcome to the site, happy reading/posting !!!!
At 9:40am on April 15, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hi there speeqtruth. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
 
 
 

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Shane replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
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Clinton R. Ausmus replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
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Dominic replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
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Clinton R. Ausmus replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
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