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Ross Perot - RIP

 
Old 07-11-2019, 07:44 PM
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https://www.apnews.com/0f058258a404438bb2978ffcf4cabed1

Go, show your respect.

GLD's take. He reminded me a lot of John Anderson when he ran for President. Meaning, you don't have to be a Democrud or Repukeinacan.

But I did think he was "refreshing" being sort of a non-politician kind of appeal. I guess like Trump in some ways.
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But I did think he was "refreshing" being sort of a non-politician kind of appeal. I guess like Trump in some ways.
Refreshing isnít exactly the adjective that comes to mind when I think of Trump.
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Old 07-11-2019, 08:21 PM
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Politics aside

he died early Tuesday at his home in Dallas surrounded by his family


at 89 years old that’s all we can ask for.

RIP Ross Perot
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Old 07-11-2019, 08:56 PM
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I thought he was 89 back when he ran for president. RIP.
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Old 07-12-2019, 05:58 AM
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lol, same thing here ^^

Whatever happened to that dukakis guy?
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RIP

I remember back in like '94/'95 they would do Ross Perot sketches on All That on Nickelodeon.

I didn't know who he was at the time because I was like 9 years old but I thought they were funny.

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Old 07-12-2019, 09:11 AM
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How many of the 15 people who post in GDD are old enough to remember Ross Perot? LOL
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How many of the 15 people who post in GDD are old enough to remember Ross Perot? LOL
Considering that two thirds of the 15 have been here nearly 20 years, I'd say at least 10 people.
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Old 07-12-2019, 09:45 AM
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How many of the 15 people who post in GDD are old enough to remember Ross Perot? LOL
*slowly raises hand, slouches in seat*
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Old 07-12-2019, 11:41 AM
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Default Re: Ross Perot - RIP

For an obscenely rich man he was also exceedingly kind and down to earth. He even managed to raise kids with the same values.

It was his fault we have standardized testing in Texas but that can be forgiven for all the good he did. He basically but Plano on the map.
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Old 07-12-2019, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by slomofo View Post
Considering that two thirds of the 15 have been here nearly 20 years, I'd say at least 10 people.
.. and no love for Ross Perot? Savages!

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Old 07-13-2019, 10:00 PM
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oh no, ross is dead...
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It was his fault we have standardized testing in Texas.
I still think that was and is a great idea.


He basically but Plano on the map.
That can't be forgiven.
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Originally Posted by It Wasn't Me View Post
How many of the 15 people who post in GDD are old enough to remember Ross Perot? LOL
LOL.... Hell, I can just barely remember Eisenhower and MacArthur. :-)
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With Perot's demise, people have been showing pictures and video.

Something that interested me was how Bill Clinton seemed to be watching and listening intently to Perot and not acting like he was an idiot. It's almost like Clinton thought Perot might've had some ideas worth thinking about.

How times have changed.
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**** Plano,
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Old 07-15-2019, 03:28 PM
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IMO, GM overpaid for his company. IIRC, GM did nothing with it. Ok, in the end wrote it off.

That was the beginning of "the end" for GM. GM was still Boss back then even with the JDM craze.
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