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About KurtGett

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  1. I will keep it off your ovaries because I know you prefer tea bags over rosaries. Catholic school scares cut deep I heard.
  2. I had this emailed to me and feel compelled to get it out there. I hope you enjoy it. A little sanity please... Only hope we find GOD again before it is too late ! ! The following was written by Ben Stein and recited by him on CBS Sunday MorningCommentary. My confession: I don't like getting pushed around for being a Jew, and I don't think Christians like getting pushed around for being Christians. I think people who believe in God are sick and tired of getting pushed around, period. I have no idea where the concept came from, that America is an explicitly atheist country. I can't find it in the Constitution and I don't like it being shoved down my throat... Or maybe I can put it another way: where did the idea come from that we should worship celebrities and we aren't allowed to worship God as we understand Him? I guess that's a sign that I'm getting old, too. But there are a lot of us who are wondering where these celebrities came from and where the America we knew went to. In light of the many jokes we send to one another for a laugh, this is a little different: This is not intended to be a joke; it's not funny, it's intended to get you thinking. In light of recent events... terrorists attack, school shootings, etc.. I think it started when Madeleine Murray O'Hare (she was murdered, her body found a few years ago) complained she didn't want prayer in our schools, and we said OK. Then someone said you better not read the Bible in school... The Bible says thou shalt not kill; thou shalt not steal, and love your neighbor as yourself. And we said OK. Then Dr. Benjamin Spock said we shouldn't spank our children when they misbehave, because their little personalities would be warped and we might damage their self-esteem (Dr. Spock's son committed suicide). We said an expert should know what he's talking about.. And we said okay.. Now we're asking ourselves why our children have no conscience, why they don't know right from wrong, and why it doesn't bother them to kill strangers, their classmates, and themselves. Probably, if we think about it long and hard enough, we can figure it out. I think it has a great deal to do with 'WE REAP WHAT WE SOW.' Funny how simple it is for people to trash God and then wonder why the world's going to hell. Funny how we believe what the newspapers say, but question what the Bible says. Funny how you can send 'jokes' through e-mail and they spread like wildfire, but when you start sending messages regarding the Lord, people think twice about sharing. Funny how lewd, crude, vulgar and obscene articles pass freely through cyberspace, but public discussion of God is suppressed in the school and workplace. Are you laughing yet? Funny how when you forward this message, you will not send it to many on your address list because you're not sure what they believe, or what they will think of you for sending it. Funny how we can be more worried about what other people think of us than what God thinks of us. Pass it on if you think it has merit. If not, then just discard it... no one will know you did But, if you discard this thought process, don't sit back and complain about what bad shape the world is in. My Best Regards, Honestly and respectfully, Ben Stein
  3. Thanks for the photo. I would not part with my beloved 25 with an additional 27 spool for it, although your S&W appears to be it top condition Do you have any interest for a Zeebaas 22 - Silver?
  4. I would like to see a picture of the S&W. Is it the stainless finish?
  5. Ta Ta for now
  6. My back story on this nutcracker.... Last weekend my wife and I went to a local estate sale. I saw this on the counter and thought..."what the heck is that for"? Then my mind drifted to this SOL what the heck is it tool thread and I thought you guys would be able to tell me. Then I saw the box and thought to myself if I hadn't seen the box, I would have never thought this to be a nutcracker. Seems a bit of overkill to me. Still thought it would make a good post so I offered $1.00 against the posted price of $2.00 and bought the most sophisticated, nutcracker known to man. I love the advertising bullet on the box... "Prepares nut meats as you need them" Thats a funny story about your BIL holding onto it for so long and not using it for its intended function.
  7. I am a transplant living in Melbourne. Loving every minute of FL living.
  8. Hoppy no Floppy Floppy Fixer