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Youthful indiscretions

(Author’s note: I didn’t feel like bothering to look up precise birth dates and dates of events. Therefore, all ages cited herein are +/- 1 year.)

Age of Theresa Heinz Kerry when she called Ted Kennedy a “perfect bastard” and the Democratic machine “putrid:” 37

Age of John Forbes Kerry when he testified before Congress about witnessing and participating in war crimes in Viet Nam: 28

Age of George W. Bush when he left the Texas Air National Guard: 27

Age of Ted Kennedy when he drove a car off a bridge, swam ashore, then desperately tried to cover it up and distance himself while a young woman spent several hours drowning in the back: 37

Age of Bill Clinton when he wrote his famous “I loathe the military” letter to the ROTC to avoid fulfilling his obligation to serve: 23

Age of Monica Lewinsky when she begins her affair with President Bill Clinton, age 49 at the time: 21

Age of John W. Hinckley, Jr. when he shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan: 28

Age of Lee Harvey Oswald when he shot and killed President Kennedy: 24

Age of Adolf Hitler when he wrote “Mein Kampf:” 34

Age of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is named the first president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference: 28

Age of Audie Murphy, most highly decorated American in World War II, when he retired from the Army after winning 33 medals, including being awarded the Congressional Medal Of Honor: 21

Res ipsa loquitur.

J.


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Somebody's been drinking the hunter S. conspiracy juice.

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Jane:

ah yes, the energy of youth....

This all makes me feel so i... (Below threshold)

This all makes me feel so insignificant. Here I am, in my mid-30s, and I haven't even killed a date or committed any war crimes yet. What a slacker I am ...

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(Pssst. Hey, Chaos? Kill any cats and THIS too can be yours.)

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Don't trust anyone over....28?

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I am trying to figure out the point of all this.

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Point? A point only gets in the way.




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