September 22, 2005

The Beer Of Choice


From Jesse.

Posted by denny at September 22, 2005 04:45 PM  

Jesse Jackson?

Posted by: Rob Cooper on September 22, 2005 05:05 PM

Actually, them drinking Heineken is like me giving my dogs Perrier water.

Posted by: Rob Cooper on September 22, 2005 05:08 PM

Heineken? F*ck that shit!

Posted by: CharlieDelta on September 22, 2005 07:13 PM

Denny, you think maybe Rob needs a little "time out"...?
I mean, it's your blog and all, but I'm just sayin'....

Posted by: Toren on September 22, 2005 08:07 PM

I have asked him to tone it down a little bit.

Posted by: Denny on September 22, 2005 08:11 PM

Rob does kind of put the wrong slant on things. I don't know how exactly he does it. But it just takes something that was funny and makes it all wrong. :o/

Posted by: reiggin on September 22, 2005 09:33 PM

I am so very sorry Toren, but not to worry, I go back to work on 10-10-05. My job is seasonal, so I only work for a (rather nice) living from October to April. I'm not quite the SRF like Denny, but I'm only 45, and working toward that goal. I agree with most of what Denny says, but still, I'm here reading his take on things, since most in my generation realize we can learn from our elders (no offense, Denny) rather than think we know it all, and to read what others think, and if I disagree, or even agree, but feel I can add something to the discussion, I'll post why. If you would link your name to your email address, rather than advertising your blog, I would have emailed you directly, like I've done with others like our mis-guided french friend Prosper, so as not to offend you by posting this. Actually, I've been reading for a couple of years, although I don't even remember how I found it, but I'm glad I did and I do recommend it to all my family and friends. Have a nice day!

Posted by: Rob Cooper on September 22, 2005 09:37 PM

Heineken was rejected by the editor here!!
Just Damn!!! Coulda been a contenda!

Posted by: Indigo on September 22, 2005 09:46 PM

Rob - Regrettably Toren does not blog anymore. He is a friend of both Kim du Toit and myself, not to mention being a fellow SCUBA diver. The lucky stiff has a condo down on Cayman Brac. Maybe he and I will be down there at the same time so we could go diving together.

Posted by: Denny on September 22, 2005 10:23 PM

Yep Denny, I saw that. What happened to Kim? Any idea? Both his and Connie's sites are no more. I used to peruse them daily.

Posted by: Rob Cooper on September 22, 2005 10:35 PM


It's moved to .

Posted by: Addison (the other one) on September 23, 2005 10:11 AM

Man this guy has some pretty screwed up priorities. Alcohol dehydrates you not hydrates you. I know I get the joke, sad. I suppose if he had a flat screen TV, it would also be a somewhat racist joke advertisement for Sony TV. Anyway this sort of shit happened. Not very noble of some of the N.O. residents. But I have seen worse. I guess its human nature to eventually be able to laugh at tragedy or tragic situations. This one kinda sticks out there though.

It’s like I said before “integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is looking”. Not to get all preachy, but it could have been worse. Apparently someone WAS looking at this dude and he failed that integrity test.

I was in Southern California during the Rodney King riots and after the verdict was read, the civil unrest (Riots) that followed were not about Rodney King as much as much as it was about getting free stuff by looting. It was worse in LA than some asshole stealing beer in N.O. Like I said, I’ve seen worse.
I grew up in New York and experienced a few power black outs that lasted a few days. I remember a couple of those neighborhoods going up in smoke. No reason other than the criminals took over because the cops were busy elsewhere. What happens is they generally end up burning up their own neighborhoods. So now a bad neighborhood goes from bad to worse. Brilliant and what was gained, Nothing.
Incidentally, I was born is an area now known as the infamous “South Bronx.” Not a nice place.

Posted by: scaryguy on September 23, 2005 12:29 PM

scaryguy - And after they destroy their neighborhoods, they expect the gummint to come in and rebuild them which it does. It's like the highrise housing projects that have to be dynamited. The gummint figgered out that didn't work so now they put "the poor" in smaller homes and multifamily buildings which also have to be periodically torn down and rebuilt. The last time I was in St. Louis, I drove by the neighborhood where my aunt used to live. The whole block which became housing for "the poor" only had three houses left standing. I'm curious as to what it will look like next time I visit.

Posted by: Denny on September 23, 2005 12:52 PM

Denny, Supposedly the South Bronx got a face lift some years ago but I can only guess who paid for it. Prior to the upgrade it was made up of burned up building that were built as the projects during the LBJ’s Great War on Poverty. At its lowest point, this area of N.Y.C looked like a city after a bombing raid.

Every city has one of these taxpayers’ money sucking, black holes where our hard earned money goes. Boston has its colossal "Big Dig" which is a city project that is federally funded to the tune of 13 Billion and rising. Parts of it leak like a sieve.

Posted by: scaryguy on September 23, 2005 01:11 PM
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