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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #50: November 03, 2017, 10:41:41 PM »
Imelda Marcos Seems like a logical fit there
she'd be a shoe in.

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #51: November 04, 2017, 07:23:40 AM »
she'd be a shoe in.
Was on an elevator in the Federal Building in Honolulu with her and her bodyguards. Tall woman. Or maybe it was the shoes?

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #54: February 21, 2018, 09:52:07 AM »
Makes sense. He wasn't a liberal and was the best president we had.
Lincoln too far left for you?

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #55: February 21, 2018, 10:00:43 AM »
Lincoln too far left for you?
Keep politics out of this thread or we will have to report you to a mod. :)

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #56: February 21, 2018, 12:08:01 PM »
Keep politics out of this thread or we will have to report you to a mod. :)

We knew Abe.     :old:

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #57: February 21, 2018, 12:09:42 PM »
We knew Abe.     :old:

Nice young fella, wasn't he?


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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #58: February 21, 2018, 12:18:40 PM »
Nice young fella, wasn't he?



Indeed.    Very polite.   And honest?    My goodness.

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #59: February 21, 2018, 12:24:31 PM »
Or make the next one Hillary.  No rule that it has to be a president.

I'll walk away from the Nats faster than Harper next season if that crap happens.

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #60: February 22, 2018, 08:54:01 AM »
I'll walk away from the Nats faster than Harper next season if that crap happens.

Putin would be more appropriate, methinks.

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #61: February 22, 2018, 09:36:53 AM »
Eritrea's Isaias Afewerki, celebrating 25 years in (totally uncontested) power on 24th May of this year (a travel day for the Nats, although they're home the day before that, finale of home series against the Padres).

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #62: February 22, 2018, 01:24:23 PM »
Lincoln too far left for you?

Nope, just too tall. Us short guys dont like obnoxiously tall dudes.

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #63: February 22, 2018, 01:39:25 PM »
Mugabe's got some free time these days.
Eritrea's Isaias Afewerki, celebrating 25 years in (totally uncontested) power on 24th May of this year (a travel day for the Nats, although they're home the day before that, finale of home series against the Padres).

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #64: February 22, 2018, 02:59:37 PM »
This past season they actually cut back the number of presidents. It seems the concept has by now gotten just a bit played out.

[remember the beginning, back in the RFK days when it was just the original four presidents in little racing cars on a video screen?]
Wasn't it originally just George, Tom and Abe on the video screen version?

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #65: February 22, 2018, 03:17:32 PM »
Wasn't it originally just George, Tom and Abe on the video screen version?
I always thought it was four comprising the presidents on Mt. Rushmore

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #66: February 22, 2018, 03:20:09 PM »
"The predecessor to the Presidents Race was the PNC Dollar Derby, an animated cartoon displayed on the giant video board during the 2005 inaugural season at RFK Stadium. Sponsored by PNC Bank, the Dollar Derby cartoons depicted a car race between three US historical figures whose faces appear on U.S. paper currency: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Alexander Hamilton. Each represented a section in the stadium (orange, red, and yellow seats). During the races, one competitor would generally have some early mishap such as spinning out, leaving the other two competitors to race to the end. Each racer won a fair number of times."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidents_Race

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #67: February 23, 2018, 09:09:24 AM »
"The predecessor to the Presidents Race was the PNC Dollar Derby, an animated cartoon displayed on the giant video board during the 2005 inaugural season at RFK Stadium. Sponsored by PNC Bank, the Dollar Derby cartoons depicted a car race between three US historical figures whose faces appear on U.S. paper currency: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Alexander Hamilton. Each represented a section in the stadium (orange, red, and yellow seats). During the races, one competitor would generally have some early mishap such as spinning out, leaving the other two competitors to race to the end. Each racer won a fair number of times."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidents_Race

Thanks that was what I was trying to remember. Wasn't sure about Hamilton, thought it did have something to do with who was on Money. Hey Tom is on the $2 bill even though it is rarely used but technically still being produced and in circulation. Yeah Hamilton hasn't been getting much attention lately  :roll:

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #68: February 23, 2018, 10:04:26 AM »
Thanks that was what I was trying to remember. Wasn't sure about Hamilton, thought it did have something to do with who was on Money. Hey Tom is on the $2 bill even though it is rarely used but technically still being produced and in circulation. Yeah Hamilton hasn't been getting much attention lately  :roll:

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #69: February 23, 2018, 02:09:59 PM »
Google is my friend.   :)     I have about 20 $2 bills.    Give 'em out to the kids (young) on their birthdays.   
My godmother / great aunt used to give me Kennedy halves.  I've got some Denver mint all sliver '64s that have been in a safe deposit box for 50+ years.

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #70: February 23, 2018, 03:53:40 PM »
Sell ‘em. I found a stash of old coins my late parents had saved for decades, including some Civil War era coins, some WWII zinc pennies, and lots and lots of silver Kennedy halves. Took it all to a local coin store and walked away with about $1200.

You might as well sell them now and enjoy the proceeds, rather than have your estate sell them when it’s too late for you to benefit.

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Re: Are we getting a new racing president in 2018
« Reply #71: February 24, 2018, 07:18:35 PM »
How bout adding the real first president after the revolution,  John Hansen