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Re: “Museum of Discovery out of Argenta project

it took holy guano all night to come up with that smelly put-down.

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Posted by Prester John on 07/31/2013 at 3:56 PM

Re: “Jeremy Hutchinson's ex-girlfriend arrested for battery in scrap

Does this alligator head have teeth? do the jaws open and snap shut?

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Posted by Prester John on 09/05/2012 at 12:43 PM

Re: “Hays, developer tied?

The French explorer LaHarpe wrote the earliest and most authoritative account of Big Rock Mountain. He said nothing about a large Native American settlement on the river side at Big Rock Mountain. The site is historic but not for that reason. Perhaps it was a holy site before the Europeans. There is no proof. LaHarpe came up the river looking for Big Rock, which he named French Rock. He sent a party to the top of the mountain, where someone carved the name of Louis XV in a tree. LaHarpe also wrote about the waterfall at Big Rock. The French crown was nearly bankrupt because of John Law's Mississippi Bubble ponzi scheme. Legend was that a rock of emerald rose from the bank of the river. People wanted to get rich. The story was a fabrication to encourage investment in the Louisiana colony. Big Rock was much larger then. That was before about a century of blasting out the side of the mountain from the late 1840s to 1945. Railroad builder Roswell Beebe initially owned the mining operations at Big Rock. Beebe displayed some of the stone form the quarry at an exhibition in Little Rock in 1849. Big Rock Stone and Material Company, the last company to use the quarry, made cement for a few decades after the federal government stopped the blasting for the sake of the patients and buildings at Fort Roots.

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Posted by Prester John on 08/23/2012 at 12:21 PM

Re: “Save the Burns Park geese, UPDATE

panic fan is a dick cheney hunter.

Posted by Prester John on 12/02/2011 at 5:22 PM

Re: “Save the Burns Park geese, UPDATE

No one who knows anything about hunting would call this a hunt.

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Posted by Prester John on 12/02/2011 at 2:40 PM

Re: “The Sunday night line

George had his special seat in the courthouse coffee shop where the lawyers and judges and clerks and others looked him up. Nothing could get past him. He'd know what happened anywhere in the building without leaving the coffee shop. Justice Darrell Hickman also visited on Fridays to hold unofficial legal seminars that drew a crowd. George always had a great vantage point from his table in the coffee shop. When Tommy Robinson and his goons came for Judge Beaumont, George spotted them immediately.

Posted by Prester John on 10/03/2011 at 11:22 AM

Re: “'Help us Jesus'

don't you know that slavery was the original intent. just ask that pig scalia.

Posted by Prester John on 01/06/2011 at 11:42 AM

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