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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Inspiration and tears and Canadian insignia - OT
From: glehrer at san.rr.com (Jerry Lehrer)
Date: Wed Jan 21 21:04:00 2009
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After reading Greg's comments, why do I keep thinking of that song
"Blame Canada!" ?
Sonny Carter wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 9:24 PM, Greg Lorenzo
>> As a Canadian I'll just add: it would be extremely un-Canadian-like to
>> spend in excess of $150 million for an inauguration. For that kind of
>> you could buy a pretty impressive coronation.
> So you divide that by 2 million physical attendees, all spending money in
> Washington and traveling there.. Money generated in TV, Newspaper
> revenue. Revenue generated from cellphone calls.
> Geez, starting to look like an economic stimulus. Kinda like Mardi Gras.
> People criticize it, but it brings money in. C'mon down, and spend yer
> even Cdn bux. We need it, and you'll have a blast.
Reply from mak at teleport.com (Mark Kronquist) ([Leica] Cam differences 35mm Elmar)
In reply to:
Message from tedgrant at shaw.ca (Ted Grant) ([Leica] IMG: Inspiration...and sort of OT on today...)
Message from rsphotoimages at comcast.net (rsphoto's email) ([Leica] IMG: Inspiration and tears and Canadian insignia)
Message from ricc at embarqmail.com (Ric Carter) ([Leica] IMG: Inspiration and tears and Canadian insignia)
Message from gregj_lorenzo at hotmail.com (Greg Lorenzo) ([Leica] IMG: Inspiration and tears and Canadian insignia - OT)
Message from sonc.hegr at gmail.com (Sonny Carter) ([Leica] IMG: Inspiration and tears and Canadian insignia - OT)