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Re: [vox] why i hate phantom menace



begin joseph e arruda <zeruch@dibona.com> 
> 
> On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > * was it _really_ necessary to have anakin be a virgin birth?
> 
> Considering all the messianic references in the movies, I'd say it's not
> altogether odd.

uhhhhhh....  joe?  i didn't say it was odd.  it's just stupid.

> The only movie with stronger references would be Dune (the whole Kwizatz
> Haderach)
 
dune.  another winning movie.  yeah.

> > * how realistic is it to throw a chancellor out by having one senator
> >   say "i move for a vote of no confidence in so and so".   wouldn't that
> >   be awful if we kicked out a president everytime congress votes "no
> >   confidence"?
> 
> Guess what? This happens a lot in other countries or in federated
> bureaus.  No confidence votes can completly lead to new elections and has
> been done before...
 
cool.  give me a specific example of a republic where the highest
elected official can be ousted on the whim of a senate, oh most wise
one....

pete
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