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    Donald Kaul

    Just finished "How to light a Water Heater and Other War Stories" by former RAG columnist Donald Kaul. It's quite dated (1970), but this guy is brilliant.

    Proof that the RAG once had talent in their pool.



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    Re: Donald Kaul

    Donald Kaul is one polarizing individual.


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    Re: Donald Kaul

    From what I've read of his opinion page articles, he makes absolutely no sense and makes leaps logically that no rational man would. JMO.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cyismydog View Post
    From what I've read of his opinion page articles, he makes absolutely no sense and makes leaps logically that no rational man would.JMO.

    Yep. That is what I like the most.



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    Re: Donald Kaul

    I've alway's found him bitter and lacking of understanding of the human spirit, the necessity of personal responsibility, and the limited role gov't should take in our lives. Other than that, yeah...he's brilliant!


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    Re: Donald Kaul

    I remember him as witty, compassionate, and a watchdog of government and corporate greed and corruption. We could have used more like him in the media during the last decade and the country might not be in the mess we're in.



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    Re: Donald Kaul

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    I've alway's found him bitter and lacking of understanding of the human spirit, the necessity of personal responsibility, and the limited role gov't should take in our lives. Other than that, yeah...he's brilliant!
    I agree. He was definitely more liberal than I find palatable. The only time I ever wrote a letter to the editor was in response to one of his diatribes about the NRA sponsoring a youth pheasant hunt.


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    Re: Donald Kaul

    Isn't this the same guy that had a problem with Coach Fenelly this past season?



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    Re: Donald Kaul

    Quote Originally Posted by Acylum View Post
    Isn't this the same guy that had a problem with Coach Fenelly this past season?
    No.



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    Re: Donald Kaul

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    Just finished "How to light a Water Heater and Other War Stories" by former RAG columnist Donald Kaul. It's quite dated (1970), but this guy is brilliant.

    Proof that the RAG once had talent in their pool.

    Thanks for giving me an idea for the "Most annoying person...." thread


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    Re: Donald Kaul

    I don't understand disliking a man based on his political views alone. I don't agree with Ann Coulter at all, but have read some of her work. She is witty, quite hilarious, and brilliant.

    I don't believe in hating good work just because I don't agree with all of it. Seems short-sighted.



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    Re: Donald Kaul

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I don't understand disliking a man based on his political views alone. I don't agree with Ann Coulter at all, but have read some of her work. She is witty, quite hilarious, and brilliant.

    I don't believe in hating good work just because I don't agree with all of it. Seems short-sighted.
    I don't either, but I wouldn't read a book by an opinion columnist if I didn't believe in his political views.




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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I don't understand disliking a man based on his political views alone. I don't agree with Ann Coulter at all, but have read some of her work. She is witty, quite hilarious, and brilliant.

    I don't believe in hating good work just because I don't agree with all of it. Seems short-sighted.
    Donald Kaul does.


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    Quote Originally Posted by RoseClone View Post
    Donald Kaul does.
    Hmmm, I didn't get that at all. Guess I don't have your insight on the personal reading habits of Donald Kaul.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    Hmmm, I didn't get that at all. Guess I don't have your insight on the personal reading habits of Donald Kaul.
    Keep reading.


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