If Hitler Won, Why Not Katrina?


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If Hitler Won, Why Not Katrina?

Postby gh » Tue Nov 15, 2005 11:29 am

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Re: If Hitler Won, Why Not Katrina?

Postby guru » Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:03 pm

Of course, Hitler was actually a person(no matter how monstrous his actions).

By the way, they don't expect us to believe the picture of that mask was not staged do they?
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Postby SQUACKEE » Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:19 pm

i would suggest that hitler was selected and did not WIN anything.
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Postby dukehjsteve » Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:31 pm

other bad guys have won, namely Khruschev and Khomeini
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Postby SQUACKEE » Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:48 pm

what do they win?
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Postby dukehjsteve » Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:09 pm

[quote="SQUACKEE"]what do they win?[/quote]

ok, you are right, they "win" nothing of course, except notoriety. But it is NOT a popularity contest, as TIME has had to explain oh so many times. And even TIME chickened out in 2001, when Osama bin Laden clearly should have been selected.
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Postby SQUACKEE » Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:11 pm

totally agree
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Postby dukehjsteve » Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:14 pm

And if they want to give the ( Whatever) of The Year award to a non-person they most properly should give it to not a hurricane that killed thousands, ( too parochial, just us beloved USA'ers ) but to " THE TYRANNY of MOTHER NATURE" or words to that effect. To ignore the tsunami in the Pacific and the earthquake in Pakistan, and name only Katrina, would be USA chauvinism at its worst.
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Postby gh » Tue Nov 15, 2005 2:39 pm

they offered it to Global Warming, but it refused :-)
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Postby tafnut » Tue Nov 15, 2005 3:11 pm

The perfect choice is Bill Gates, because he is
a. Evil Incarnate to many (monopolozing much of the cyberworld)
b. a Saint to many others (gives a $BILLION to fight world disease, and like it or not, has transformed the cyberworld)
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Postby Per Andersen » Tue Nov 15, 2005 4:40 pm

Notice that Hitler was "man of the year" for 1938. I doubt very much they would have picked him for 1939 or for any of the six following years.
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Postby dukehjsteve » Tue Nov 15, 2005 5:03 pm

[quote="Per Andersen"]Notice that Hitler was "man of the year" for 1938. I doubt very much they would have picked him for 1939 or for any of the six following years.[/quote]

And then Stalin won it a year later right after the buddy-buddy Non-Aggression Pact with Hitler.
And what a chamelion; he won it again 3 years later , now on the "other side! "
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Postby utkvol80 » Wed Nov 16, 2005 7:54 am

dukehjsteve wrote:other bad guys have won, namely Khruschev and Khomeini


... and George W. Bush
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Postby dukehjsteve » Wed Nov 16, 2005 8:11 am

[quote="utkvol80"][quote="dukehjsteve"]other bad guys have won, namely Khruschev and Khomeini[/quote]

... and George W. Bush[/quote]

Please, please utkvol, do not get me started. I'm on your side on this.
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Postby gm » Wed Nov 16, 2005 8:31 am

...and LBJ, and JFK, and Carter, and Clinton... ad nauseum.
Give it a rest with comparing Bush to Hitler, will ya? That's just stupid on so many levels.
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Postby lonewolf49 » Wed Nov 16, 2005 10:23 am

What gm said.
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Postby lonewolf49 » Wed Nov 16, 2005 10:24 am

Ditto what gm said... where are the political police?
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