GDG- Valley Forge at Gettysburg

Robert Lawrence lawrence at rwlcpa.com
Sun Jan 15 18:46:39 CST 2012


Please talk about the issues, not each other We do not accuse others of making ignorant comments. 


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On Jan 15, 2012, at 5:29 PM, "CWMHTours at aol.com" <CWMHTours at aol.com> wrote:

> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> I am getting tired of dealing with your ignorant comments  Al.
> 
> "Just  the facts, ma'am." Sgt. Joe Friday. Dragnet.
> 
> Your Most Obediant  Servant  
> 
> 
> In a message dated 1/15/2012 12:44:45 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
> atmackeyjr at aol.com writes:
> 
> Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
> 
> 
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> The  black and white line is crossed when only one tree falls  in the 
> forest  
> nd is heard and a lying author writes a book that says a dozen  trees  all 
> ell at the same time.  And if you go back to the forest and  see  only one 
> ree down doesn't that tell you that the author is lying  and  the statement 
> s fiction and not fact?
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> How  do you know he's lying and didn't simply make an honest mistake?
> 
> 
> nd  history is made up purely of facts.
> ------------------
> Actually, history  is made up of facts and interpretations based on those 
> facts, because we  cannot have 100% of the facts of an event.
> 
> 
> hen you deliberately, or  recklessly, insert fictions into a  tellling of 
> istory that destroys  the integrity and it is no longer  history.
> 
> ind of like saying  Lincoln and Grant had a meeting in the  Oval Office.
> 
> f you are  going to publicize a book for sale as "history"  then can't 
> ave  fiction in it- you have to call it historical   fiction.
> -----------------
> What do you make of the first edition of  David Martin's book on July 1, 
> 1863?
> 
> 
> oddington has minor errors and  since publication new  facts have come out 
> o conflict with his  assertions.   But he  didn't put Grant and Lincoln in 
> he  Oval Office.
> -------------------
> But did Grant and Lincoln ever meet in  Lincoln's office?  If so, then the 
> office is merely misnamed.
> 
> 
> Just  the facts, ma'am.
> 
> Sgt. Joe Friday.  Dragnet.
> -----------
> Joe Friday never said that.  So then does that  make you "a lying author?"
> 
> Best Regards,
> Al  Mackey
> 
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