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Because it stinks on Republicans, and it smells like flower on Democrats. Just look at the women they date... :-)


From: Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
To: "<seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 9, 2009 9:02:02 AM
Subject: Re: Off Topic: Economic Recovery -- RWM

As I told my wife yesterday: "Scandal is death for Republicans, and a resume enhancer for Democrats."

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
Via iPhone 3G

On Aug 9, 2009, at 10:07 AM, "Glenn Otto" <ggator1256(--nospam--at)cox.net> wrote:

> Here's a link to The Thomas Jefferson Foundation site:
> http://www.monticello.org/plantation/hemingscontro/hemings-jefferson_contro.
> html.
>
> There have been two studies with different conclusions and a lot of
> historical rumors that started even when he was alive.  One study says it
> was likely him, the other study using the same evidence says it was most
> likely his younger brother.
>
> I say whoever it was, it doesn't matter.  History is rich with figures who
> may not have been perfect (there is only one of those), but they
> accomplished great things, did great works of science and other fields -
> flaws do not diminish their accomplishments.  We also cannot judge someone
> in the past with the way we operate today, although I believe in moral
> absolutes.  Some even change their own views over their lifetimes like many
> of us.  I think the founding fathers were great and learned men, whatever
> their flaws.  They studied and knew history, and they knew tyranny and knew
> liberty....
>
>
> A Structural Engineer, P.C.
> Glenn C. Otto, P.E.
> Virginia Beach, VA
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc]
> Sent: Sunday, August 09, 2009 8:46 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Off Topic: Economic Recovery -- RWM
>
> Gerard Madden, SE wrote:
>> My band dedicates Brown Sugar by the Stones to Thomas Jefferson when
>> we play it...most people look at us and go "Huh?" but we had a gig
>> near Stanford the other night and they got the reference...
> Even though it has been concluded that Sally Hemings' son was most
> likely sired by Jefferson's BROTHER?
>
> Keep up, much?
>
>
>
>
>
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