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    • SarcasmTheElf wrote:

      And in other news, this is what it looks like when police attempt to pull over a 707HP Dodge Hellcat who’s driver doesn’t want to cooperate:


      That was interesting, especially since I worked in Houston for 18 years and familiar with the territory. I hope he gets the upper end of punishment. I must admit as a teenager I drove those type of speeds, but never around traffic where I might put innocent people at risk.
      The road to glory cannot be followed with much baggage.
      Richard Ewell, CSA General
    • Astro wrote:

      SarcasmTheElf wrote:

      And in other news, this is what it looks like when police attempt to pull over a 707HP Dodge Hellcat who’s driver doesn’t want to cooperate:


      That was interesting, especially since I worked in Houston for 18 years and familiar with the territory. I hope he gets the upper end of punishment. I must admit as a teenager I drove those type of speeds, but never around tI didraffic where I might put innocent people at risk.
      i had a camero that would hit 150. I did it a few times. Lucky I didn't blow a tire or wreck or get caught. I was young and dumb. I keep it under a 100 now.
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    • jimmyjam wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      SarcasmTheElf wrote:

      And in other news, this is what it looks like when police attempt to pull over a 707HP Dodge Hellcat who’s driver doesn’t want to cooperate:


      That was interesting, especially since I worked in Houston for 18 years and familiar with the territory. I hope he gets the upper end of punishment. I must admit as a teenager I drove those type of speeds, but never around tI didraffic where I might put innocent people at risk.
      i had a camero that would hit 150. I did it a few times. Lucky I didn't blow a tire or wreck or get caught. I was young and dumb. I keep it under a 100 now.
      I had a 70 Camero and then a 73 Cutlass Supreme after that. Keep it under 80 now. Driving my wife's van in the NH and ME mountains this summer I didn't even go over the speed limit. Used to driving cars lower to the ground, and while it may just have been an illusion, it felt if it I went faster I might tip over.
      The road to glory cannot be followed with much baggage.
      Richard Ewell, CSA General
    • when I married my 2nd ex-wife I had a new 1985 corvette. in my experience, most 20 something women liked corvettes, but not her (or so she said). said it was too noisy, too rough riding and it had a dreaded stick shift. my job carried me out of the country for months at a time, and she complained loudly when I asked her to drive the car at least once a month for her weekly family visit to Biloxi. when I returned home her 15 yo nephew couldn't wait to tell me about all the fun he had with aunt Kathie as she drove the corvette at over 100 mph on I-10 and drove round and round Shoney's Drive In one night so all his friends would see him in the black 'vette with the pretty girl. our marriage didn't last long, but the memory of that story sure did.
    • i just finished reading the sunday newspaper. granted, the atlanta journal-constitution leans waaay to the left, but i thot placing their reporting on the news of john mccain on page 3 was not where it needed to be.

      the 4 front page articles were a story about the me too movement (sexual harassment), an event at stone mountain to end racism and hatred, the problems in the county school system, and an article about how the candidates in the governors race differ on criminal justice. at least 2 of those stories should have been moved off the front page.
      2,000 miler
    • max.patch wrote:

      i just finished reading the sunday newspaper. granted, the atlanta journal-constitution leans waaay to the left, but i thot placing their reporting on the news of john mccain on page 3 was not where it needed to be.

      the 4 front page articles were a story about the me too movement (sexual harassment), an event at stone mountain to end racism and hatred, the problems in the county school system, and an article about how the candidates in the governors race differ on criminal justice. at least 2 of those stories should have been moved off the front page.
      I would agree. He served his country in the Navy and as a POW. After that spent a life time in "public service" and willing to think outside the box. Nearly was elected president, and probably would have been if he ran a more disciplined campaign and picked a better running mate. I didn't always agree with him, but definitely front page worthy.
      The road to glory cannot be followed with much baggage.
      Richard Ewell, CSA General
    • Astro wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      i just finished reading the sunday newspaper. granted, the atlanta journal-constitution leans waaay to the left, but i thot placing their reporting on the news of john mccain on page 3 was not where it needed to be.

      the 4 front page articles were a story about the me too movement (sexual harassment), an event at stone mountain to end racism and hatred, the problems in the county school system, and an article about how the candidates in the governors race differ on criminal justice. at least 2 of those stories should have been moved off the front page.
      I would agree. He served his country in the Navy and as a POW. After that spent a life time in "public service" and willing to think outside the box. Nearly was elected president, and probably would have been if he ran a more disciplined campaign and picked a better running mate. I didn't always agree with him, but definitely front page worthy.
      I don't think there's anyone who always agreed with him. He voted, and acted, his own conscientious, not the party line.
    • LIhikers wrote:

      Astro wrote:

      jimmyjam wrote:

      Saw these jams in the hardware store this morning. Picture is a little fuzzy.

      Makes me wonder what Traffic Jam is made of. ?( But I am sure it is good. :)
      I wouldn't think of going to the hardware store for jam or a good loaf of bread to eat it with.Makes me wonder which aile in the grocery store you'd have to go to to look for lag bolts :D
      It's called "Pleasant's Hardware" and they advertise that they have "most anything" and they do.
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