Xah Lee's Unixism

Larry Elmore ljelmore_ at _comcast_._net
Sat Sep 4 04:32:49 CEST 2004


Gary Schenk wrote:
> In comp.lang.perl.misc Alan Balmer <albalmer at att.net> wrote:
> 
>>On Fri, 03 Sep 2004 22:58:35 GMT, gwschenk at fuzz.socal.rr.com (Gary
>>Schenk) wrote:
>>
>>
>>>In comp.lang.perl.misc Alan Balmer <albalmer at att.net> wrote:
>>><snip>
>>>
>>>>I'm not a fan of Mr Hatch, but blaming him for the shuttle disaster(s)
>>>>is somewhat over the top. Why not blame President Bush? That's the
>>>>popular thing nowadays.
>>>>
>>>
>>>IIRC, the vice-president is in charge of the space program, so shouldn't
>>>President Bush accept some blame?
>>
>>The Vice President isn't "in charge" of the space program, except for
>>Al Gore, who probably invented it.
>>
> 
> 
> Don't you dittoheads ever get your facts right?
> 
> http://www.jfklibrary.org/images/jfk-lbj01.jpg
> 
> http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/modern/launch_1
> 
> http://www.thespacereview.com/article/163/1
> 
> 
>>The shuttles were designed and built some considerable time before
>>Bush became President.
>>
> 
> 
> True, although the first shuttle flight was in 1981, while Bush was vice-
> president.
> 
> As the above references show, Bush was not head of the space council
> as Reagan was not a fan. Bush was busy selling anthrax and missiles
> to Iran and Iraq.
> 
> 
>>Good try, though, the DNC would be proud.
>>
> 
> 
> I doubt it.

Well, I would hope not. You're even contradicting yourself in the same 
post, while at the same time admitting that your references don't 
support you. Must've skipped those classes in logic, huh?

--Larry



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