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Dennis R. Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Wed Dec 21 23:30:16 UTC 2005


I missed the Sam Hill discussion. (We all know you are the odd Republican.)


>In a message dated 12/21/2005 6:10:19 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
>preston at MSU.EDU writes:
>You mean  regular Republicans are not even vetted?  Shame!
>What the Sam Hill--!
>Someone at Urban Elephants said that failed NYC mayoral candidate Freddy
>Ferrer "couldn't beat stale bread." I've never heard of this one before.
>( )

Dennis R. Preston
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