OMT One Man's Trash...from Norman Leahy

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 :::

Shaun Answers the Decline

Back online and full of philosophical vinegar, Shaun responds to the post below on the decline of conservatism.

It will take me a couple of days to sort through all of his arguments. But one thing stands out as just dead wrong:

I choose to drive a Ford truck because Chevy trucks break down.

My dear Shaun....remember that Ford stands for "Fix Or Repair Daily."

But who am I to criticize? I choose to drive a Land Rover. But it's a Ford subsidiary. Which would explain the recent transmission replacement.

::: posted by Norman Leahy at 12/13/2006 2 comments


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