Posted by sigismund on March 12, 2012, at 18:51:22
In reply to Re: Freaking » sigismund, posted by Beckett on March 12, 2012, at 16:14:46
You win the prize!
An all expenses paid trip to a Las Vegas casino!
Let us consider this 30,000. That is (disappointingly) 300 packs of 100, but sounds better when you say 1,500 packs of 20. Now the way to think of it is to ask, would those 1,500 packs fit on the desk at which you are sitting. This is like how many beads in the jar.
My knowledge of the US class system comes from Gore Vidal, that is how little I know, but I was taught a little more by Newt's rationale that it was OK to attack Clinton for Monica while he was ditching wife no. whatever because that was the right thing to say publicly. If I was his minder I would suggest he be a little less fleshy.
Yeah, Afghanistan. Who was it who said in effect that they went on to Iraq because they ran out of targets? No idea how to run an occupation. Not much effort made by the politicians to learn either, until it was too late. You only get one chance and the window is only open for a little while.