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Ron,Ar    Posted 02-08-2004 at 13:13:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
I read the replies about the veterans card below. When someone mentioned "carry a ....card" it reminded of something from the past.
I remember as a young boy hearing a couple of adults describe one of our neighbors as "a card-carrying member of the John Birch Society".
I haven't thought of them in ages. Anybody else here know what I am talking about? Younger folks probably won't have a clue.


Jf    Posted 02-08-2004 at 15:10:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
as charlie daniels said "I'm a faithful follower of Brother John Birch, and I belong to the anti-odd baptist church and I ain't even got a garage you can call home and ask my wife.


Picking Nits...    Posted 02-08-2004 at 15:18:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
Sorry...Just had to...

It is the 'Antioch Baptist Church'...

Salmoneye, The Nit Picker


jf    Posted 02-08-2004 at 17:52:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
you are correct!!!!! Thanks


Nits ain't bad,    Posted 02-08-2004 at 16:48:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
If ya fry them with onion, don't let them get too old though, otherwise ya got flied lice.
Ron


Good point...    Posted 02-08-2004 at 17:12:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Now where the heck is my nit-comb...

Salmoneye, The Nit-Wit...Or is that Nitless & Witless...


LesWV    Posted 02-08-2004 at 13:52:47       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I had always thought the the John Birch ociety was an organization dedicated to preserving freedom under the United States Constitution.

Formed in the 1950's due to all of the Anti Communist propaganda.


Brian-2N    Posted 02-08-2004 at 14:09:30       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I always understood it as a anti-communist organization, named after the first cold war casualty.


Dennis    Posted 02-08-2004 at 13:36:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
Here is the site:

http://www.jbs.org/


Les    Posted 02-08-2004 at 13:27:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
As far as I know, the John Birch Society is still going strong. It's a conservative organization. I wouldn't be ashamed to be a "card carrying member" but I'm not.


I WORKED WITH A    Posted 02-08-2004 at 13:59:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
"GENTLEMAN?" who was proud of being a card carrying Commie. He thought the Birchers were awful and did every thing He could to get People to turn against Them..........duh.... I allus wondered why that would be..........duh,duh


Ron,Ar    Posted 02-08-2004 at 13:33:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
You may be right. I just remember that at the age of 9 hearing folks in a Democrat controlled region talk in hushed voices about those "John Birchers".


dennis    Posted 02-08-2004 at 13:20:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
Wasn't that BROTHER John Birch?


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