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Old Jun 3rd 2009, 05:18 AM
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I hate Kissinger so much more.

Nixon was just a run of the mill, entirely typical politician. Nasty, corrupt, egotistical, vindictive and petty - but a rather clever fellow.

Kissinger on the other hand, he's symbolic of everything that is wrong with US foreign policy.
There are only two people in the world that I would walk up and smash in the face upon just seeing them for no other reason than the fact that they deserve it. Newt Gingrich is one. Kissinger is the other. The devil already took Nixon so the list is down to two.

This book certifies my sentiments about Kissinger.
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Old Jun 4th 2009, 09:19 PM
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I must say Carrie is the first Stephen King book that I actually wished was longer.
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Old Jun 5th 2009, 12:11 PM
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I don't feel bad about taking two months to read my book. I just saw a report on President Obama still reading the same book for three months now.
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Old Jun 5th 2009, 12:16 PM
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I don't feel bad about taking two months to read my book. I just saw a report on President Obama still reading the same book for three months now.
I always wondered how presidents have the time to read. He also works out every day. What I want to know is how much he gets to sleep.
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Old Jun 5th 2009, 12:53 PM
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I always wondered how presidents have the time to read. He also works out every day. What I want to know is how much he gets to sleep.
At his age with his responsibilities he shouldn't need more than 5-6 hours with periodic vacations.
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Old Jun 5th 2009, 01:02 PM
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At his age with his responsibilities he shouldn't need more than 5-6 hours with periodic vacations.
I've never been able to function well on less than 8 hours for more than a couple days. I can do it one night or two and just feel like shit but after that it just isn't bearable. I've always needed more sleep than most though. I always fantasized about having the ability to not require any and have all that free time for other things.
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I've never been able to function well on less than 8 hours for more than a couple days. I can do it one night or two and just feel like shit but after that it just isn't bearable. I've always needed more sleep than most though. I always fantasized about having the ability to not require any and have all that free time for other things.
I used to enjoy the edge provided by not enough sleep and caffeine as it eliminated my patience for listening to a lot of BS.
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Old Jun 7th 2009, 05:07 PM
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I think I'm reading about twenty books at the moment but I haven'treallygot the time because of exams et al. The last book I finished was Judas Unchained but currently I am reading a biography of James Connolly (I'm about halfway through that), The Day Watch, Matter, The Dreaming Void, Blaze and Tree of Smoke. (although I won't be properly reading them till near enough the end of June.)
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currently reading the book of Concord for Seminary.
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currently reading the book of Concord for Seminary.
I didn't realize you were in a Seminary. That's very interesting. I'm not familiar with that title though. I'll have to google it.
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