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  • September 18, 2014 at 6:22am

    We share your assessment.

  • [1] September 16, 2014 at 7:08pm

    O’s policy on anything seems to be run out the clock and make it someone else’s problem. Unfortunately the problems son’t go on hold until then, they continue to grow and change. Enemies have time to consolidate their positions, make further gains and fortify those…political and otherwise. The rest of us, the rest of the world, are left to deal with the consequences of his choice not to act. A previous president may have made choices subject to honest criticism and concern… but he tried. The middle east is a big, tough problem, right? Trying and failing to get it right is not the same as refusing to try.

  • [2] September 16, 2014 at 7:05pm

    I heard something about one of O.’s family members being involved with terrorist financing or something. A brother…? I can’t remember the details offhand. Something about an international court wanting to bring him up on charges.

    I think the administration honestly believed that they could domesticate these guys somehow. Benghazi may have happened in part because their plan was to call some buddies on the phone and ask them to call off their friends. That completely did not work. Some people seem to think that “the plan cannot fail, the plan can only be failed”. They don’t plan much for “what’s our plan B” if they expect reality to conform to what they think it is or ought to be.

    They also can’t understand someone else killing over religion because they don’t think that way. Some of them probably don’t see anything so wrong with playing along… pretending to convert just to avoid trouble. It’s not worth dying over after all, it’s just empty words if you don’t believe in big G. Anyone too dumb to fake it, well it’s their own fault in a way isn’t it? That’s a pretty harsh assessment of anyone. I don’t think they all see things that way, but some of them? Well, I wouldn’t be surprised.

  • [3] September 16, 2014 at 5:02pm

    Absolutely correct and one of the first sensible post I’ve seen.

    The ones at the top are all personal attacks on her appearance and even presumed smell.

  • [13] September 15, 2014 at 12:29pm

    Not living openly and still alive.

  • [11] September 15, 2014 at 5:42am

    If they are fit to do the same job, to the same specifications, under the same physical + other stress then they should have the same qualifications. Equal treatment, equal rules, and no fudging or exceptions. The same for firefighters and other demanding jobs.

    It is insulting to claim that someone needs special help to pass a test… but they are just as capable. Either they are equally capable or not; you can’t have it both ways.

  • [9] September 13, 2014 at 8:46pm

    It is time to weep for the fallen when the battle is over. While innocents are dying it is time to defend them with blood and steel.

  • [13] September 13, 2014 at 8:31pm

    That could be the weight on her driver’s license or a typo? I don’t know where some of these articles get their data, or what gets checked.

    It doesn’t matter if the victim is an off duty police officer, an elderly woman, a gang member or a nun; rape is rape… period.

    “Gilman, when interviewed by police, claimed to have no recollection of the incident and said she was mentally ill.”

    If she is too mentally ill to avoid physically harming others then she is incapable of participating in society and should be removed from it.

  • [6] September 13, 2014 at 7:44pm

    Paint it a non-threatening color. “They” pass laws against scary-looking guns like black guns so paint it sunshine yellow with flowers and vines. Half of them won’t know the difference between a shot gun and a gun you shot anyway.

    I would rather have a weapon that focuses on the target I’m aiming for than one that spreads the damage. I’m not such a poor shot that I need to spray and pray!

  • [4] September 12, 2014 at 4:04pm

    On the whole, I think you are correct. I don’t show off my **** to my kids and I think that’s a perfectly good arrangement. I don’t see that her approach is likely to cause harm, though I am assuming that she intends to stop by/before the time her boys become sexually aware… and that can happen before puberty.

    Children are more resilient than they are given credit for these days. It should be pointed out that kids in some other societies grow up without the same nudity taboo that we are familiar with. It’s social conditioning not some kind of inherent instinct. A relaxed attitude toward one’s own body (or others) seems healthy rather than insane.

    It’s not my family being discussed so I see no reason to get bent out of shape about it. There seems to be a bit too much emotion about other people’s business here. Get over it!! If she wants to raise her kids in a nudist colony or move to someplace in Africa where the women go topless most of the time then …different strokes for different folks.

    It will turn out well in the end, or not. She volunteered her family to be part of an impromptu experiment to see whether this would do more good than harm, or have no significant effect. Your family does things differently, but there may be something else you do that your neighbors don’t. We gossip and keep tabs on others to see which variations seem to be working out better, and which should NOT be repeated as they seem to be high risk.

  • [10] September 12, 2014 at 3:19pm

    Another case of someone deciding what is in someone’s best interests and acting accordingly…without talking it over with the individual concerned to see if their idea of what’s in their own best interest is different.

    That’s looking at the issue on the best terms possible, assuming that the individual(s) involved really did think that it would be better for her to be collecting unemployment insurance than working as long as possible. They were acting pre-emptively, right? They assumed she would have difficulty keeping up with the demands of her job, they didn’t wait for her to struggle with it.

    Another issue that jumps up is … how did her employer even know?
    She had just gotten the diagnosis herself! Privacy violations, or did she tell them?

  • September 12, 2014 at 3:09pm

    They would like it even better if they get to decide which 1/3 of our population is less likely to live…by prioritizing medical care according to who is of most value (to them).

  • [5] September 12, 2014 at 3:55am

    IF she screws up her kids, she only screws up her own kids. If other people can decide how kids should be raised then one parental mandate will govern every family and all mistakes are magnified by millions. Disapproval has its place in enforcing social norms. Disapproval should not go the extra step of interfering in someone else’s decisions regarding how to raise their kids.

    Norms change if we see the results of some other family doing things in another way and getting results we admire… or are reinforced when the results are not as positive as their parents hoped. It is largely a self correcting system, over time…time being viewed largely in a historical time frame rather than a generation or two. Life is imperfect. Trying to make it better is a good thing; trying to perfect others is dangerous.

  • [37] September 11, 2014 at 7:51pm

    No one wants to say that the “extremists” in Islam are Orthodox, and those we want to call ‘moderates’ or normal are the Islamic equivalent of Sunday Christians who don’t study their own religion that much or take it that seriously in their day-to-day life.

  • [5] September 11, 2014 at 3:51pm

    If there are medical researchers/scientists who want her time, I hope they are willing and able to pay for it. I’m not saying anyone wants to lock her up and test her, but if she objected to spending a lot of time under the scope some elitists would want to find a way to persuade or compel her to do so “for the greater good”.

  • [3] September 11, 2014 at 1:11pm

    The most committed wins. He did not show commitment to winning, he hedged with conditions and what we would not do (to win). Until we get someone else in the driver’s seat with a fire to win, period…we won’t. Winning is preventing the enemy from getting what he wants, and establishing a new reality on the ground that represents what WE want. What we want has to be achievable, not a beauty contestant’s pipe dream.

    O. might have made a better beauty contestant than President. He has both the looks and the outlook. I strongly suspect that one reason we are in such straits now is because the President (or his advisers, or both) have confused what they wish to be real with reality and then acted on their dreams for how the would could be or should work rather than how it is. They wanted ISIS to be the “JV team” and treated them as such, for example.

  • September 10, 2014 at 4:19pm

    Has any of these people been charged with treason?
    If not, why?

  • September 9, 2014 at 10:52pm

    The article says that there have been efforts to get signs up for 2 years.

    The next of kin for the family that drowned should sue for the lack of posted warning signs.
    They should also join him in his fight.

    In theory, Government is supposed to do what individuals and smaller groups can’t manage for themselves. We want Government to do less, so we must do more. The Government must get out of the way when we do. If Government is supposed to do everything, then doing something without permission/orders is intruding on Government business.

  • September 9, 2014 at 10:45pm

    If they want the warning signs removed, they can swim without them too. Fair is fair.

  • [5] September 9, 2014 at 6:09pm

    she added one caveat: ”Only instead of relying on Jesus Christ to provide the healing transformation, progressive churches focus on advancing the government’s ability to solve socio-economic problems.”

    Sounds like the kind of ‘religion’ that would be welcomed in the old Soviet Union or China… another way to use social controls to prop up the State. ‘Faith’ is faith that the State will provide what you need; the rest is window dressing around that core. Am I wrong?

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