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2015-08-28 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Search out the audio of him calling his tailor to get some new trousers made. --R On 8/27/15 6:24 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: While it’s a huge amount of reading, I highly recommend Robert Caro’s biography (4-5 books) on Lyndon Johnson. If you only read one of them, read the latest

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2015-08-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Actually, that was him trolling for (more) freebies. They had given him some trousers as a gift, and he wanted more of them. He was pretty good at getting gifts from people and businesses. Did you know that he graduated from a rural teacher's college and taught migrant workers kids when he

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2015-08-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yes, he wanted them to have a longer rise. Maybe he was exaggerating? Just like Chicago - vote early, vote often! Dan Sent from my iPad On Aug 28, 2015, at 10:20 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It was more the fitment on the trou that was interesting. Yes, he

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2015-08-28 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
It was more the fitment on the trou that was interesting. Yes, he was an interesting character. In his first senate (?) run he was behind by some few hundred votes, and some magically appeared from some poor county in South Texas, pushing him into the win... I think there were more votes

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2015-08-27 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
clay wrote: ...not partial to LBJ or JFK. JFK - I heard a non-progressive person speaking postively about tax cuts that JFK put in to place. Further, the person recommended the non-progressive political side adopt JFK since the progressive politic has abandoned that name and heritage. I know

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2015-08-27 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Grant wrote: Any convictions I may hold can not be swayed... Yeah, taken out of context, but... I intend fully to allow my convictions on politics to be swayed - that is why I want to hear ideas expressed. Both progressive and non-progressive ideas seem worthwhile but both ideas break down as

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2015-08-26 Thread clay via Mercedes
Goodness! we can't speak of long ago politics? That sort of screws the whole topic of history, since Wilton was bombing Viet Cong, which may trouble some, or those who are not partial to LBJ or JFK. No ability to talk of anything of historical value, since politics would be involved some

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2015-08-26 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Just for the record, my feelings can not be hurt by any comments you may make about any public official or personage. Any convictions I may hold can not be swayed by terms of personal derogation or lack of respect. I curse fluently in 5 languages, so I likely have heard any insult that may be

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2015-08-26 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Has Jimmy died yet? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On August 26, 2015 10:28:51 PM EDT, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Goodness! we can't speak of long ago politics? That sort of screws the whole topic of history, since Wilton was bombing Viet Cong, which may

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2015-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Exactly, makes you appear to be a liberal --R On 8/25/15 3:58 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes wrote: Dwight.It was in poor taste, definitely lacking in grace. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:48:00 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Old news... From

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2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Mr Moderator, I want to ask you other listers if this type of mean, hateful comment is now OK on the list? And for the record my question has nothing to do with politics- just respect. Thanks, Dwight On Aug 25, 2015 2:28 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Jimmay Cahtah

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2015-08-25 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Dwight.It was in poor taste, definitely lacking in grace. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:48:00 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Old news... From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dwight.gi...@gmail.com Mr Moderator, I want to ask you other

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2015-08-25 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
I agree, and I don't know how many times we have to say this on this list... please keep your politics to yourself. I'm sure there are many other places on the internet who would love to hear it. This is really sad and disgusting. Jaime On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 3:48 PM, Dwight Giles via

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2015-08-25 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Dwight, Just speaking for myself.. while I am very sorry Mr. Carter is now dying of cancer, and I would not wish that fate upon anyone.. Death, however, does not absolve him of his acts while living, which I have found reprehensible. I have resolutely found his actions while President the root

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2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
To quote Randy: Wow! What lit your fuse? Nothing mean or hateful intended. Just an observation. Actually, Jimmay has been a pretty good ex-president, until he got into America Bashing. I've always kinda liked him personally. We would not be in this current situation with terrorists and

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2015-08-25 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I didn't find it mean or hateful, just lacking respect, flippant and/or humorous. Just like Senator Edward Kennedy, D-UI or August 25, 2015: Ted Kennedy celebrates 6 straight years of sobriety today On August 25, 2015 at 3:48 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

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2015-08-25 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Jaime wrote: please keep your politics to yourself. Yah - there are probably many places to say politics things - but not among friends like you and Dwight and Curly and Grant - friends gained by hearing wonky fixes for old cars around which we gather at okiebenz. I can hear lots of politics on

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2015-08-25 Thread Jon Agne via Mercedes
EXTREMELY poor taste… On Aug 25, 2015, at 2:25 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Jimmay Cahtah has brain cancer. Most of us knew that 40 years ago. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

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2009-01-09 Thread RELNGSON
In re: my post: MBUSA has released 2 new DVD's for W203 W211 chassis...first time they have released customer(client) repair info before the models were replaced! Forget this. it's very old news and I didn't see the date when I sent it. RLE ** A Good Credit Score is 700

Re: [MBZ] Old news, petro burning diesel engine

2008-07-15 Thread Tom Hargrave
The US Army did this in the 50s. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mitch Haley Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2008 9:16 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: [MBZ] Old news, petro burning

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2008-07-15 Thread Tyler Backman
Old international tractors used to start on gasoline, and switch over to diesel once warmed up. They had a carb, dist, and an IP. Tyler On Jul 15, 2008, at 7:15 AM, Mitch Haley wrote: http://www.topgear.com/content/news/stories/2122/ ___

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2008-07-15 Thread Rick Knoble
Old international tractors used to start on gasoline, and switch over to diesel once warmed up. Same with old John Deeres. Rick Knoble '85 300 CD '87 190 DT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/

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2008-07-15 Thread Fmiser
It seems than at Tue, 15 Jul 2008 16:07:05 -0500, Rick wrote: Old international tractors used to start on gasoline, and switch over to diesel once warmed up. Same with old John Deeres. My dad's old AMC with a petrol (gasoline) engine used to diesel all the time. -- Philip