User Profile: JediKnight

JediKnight

Member Since: February 15, 2011

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  • [1] May 20, 2015 at 1:45pm

    Thanks for pointing this out.

    The first thing to recognize is that it’s not the same officer stopping both individuals. This goes back to “not all officers are dirt bags”.

    The second thing is that we don’t know which part of town each situation took place in. Perhaps the second one is a “bad part of town”.

    Even with that, no one should be treated in that way. Unfortunately, the first part of the video cuts off. The people that were stopped in the first video, while the officer was a lot more polite, the stop was far longer than it should have been. But I will repeat that no one should be treated the way that black man was treated in the second part of that video.

    Perhaps someone can repeat the same experiment along the same road and see if different reactions still take place.

  • [24] May 19, 2015 at 8:25pm

    Because EVERYONE needs to know what ALL abortionists really do. The left wants complete, unfettered access to abortion. That is up to and including during the birth. Most Americans have no idea that when the left says “we want govt out of the way”, what they mean is “we want to be able to have an abortion the day we go into labor if we want”.

    That is why everyone needs to watch this documentary. It isn’t for those of us that are sickened by abortion. It’s for those that think “it’s a woman’s right to choose”.

  • [17] May 19, 2015 at 8:22pm

    So he’s a pyschopath. Not at all surprising.

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  • [1] May 18, 2015 at 3:48pm

    “Court Sides With YouTube on Anti-Muslim Film That Sparked Violence in the Middle East”

    Really Blaze?! Really?!! How about at least “allegedly” sparked violence? I don’t really care what the govts line is about this movie. Anyone that knows the truth knows that this movie was practically unheard of in the middle east at the time.

    Thank goodness a court made the right ruling, but this headline gets me pretty upset.

  • [4] May 18, 2015 at 3:43pm

    The problem is that “the majority” would be united against anyone that dissents. Anyone, and I mean anyone, that speaks out against govt overreach will instantly be labelled a traitor and will be reported to DHS. Then they’ll be rounded up.

    That’s not the kind of country I want to live in.

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  • [4] May 18, 2015 at 2:16pm

    A Priest is in his position due to a calling. He is to follow the Word of God and the Catholic Church.

    This is not a 1st amendment issue. This is a Catholic Priest along the lines of Fr. Pfleger. He has no business in any kind of public ministry. Comments like this likely won’t result in being defrocked though.

  • [6] May 18, 2015 at 12:32pm

    All the laws that surround child molestation are doing nothing more than creating a prison out of the community anyway. If you want to track them and tell them where they can live, just keep them in prison.

  • [13] May 18, 2015 at 12:31pm

    No, not necessarily. That would be up to the daycare. The point above is that the government should have no right to prevent your exercise of rights once you’ve served your sentence.

    Let’s work with a simpler example. Would you hire someone to handle money that just got out of prison for embezzlement? Of course not. Would you hire them if they’d been out of prison for 5 years and had no other problems with the law (other than maybe a speeding ticket)? Maybe. How about 10 years? Sure. That’s a business decision. But the government should have no ability to limit that persons rights, even if it was a felony, on day one out of prison. So they should have no problem buying a firearm. Yet they’re required to spend additional money in order to have their record expunged. Why? They did the time for the crime. Once that’s up, their rights should be restored.

    Back to your example. As far as child molesters go, I have a 1 strike rule. They go to jail once to serve a sentence. If they get caught again, they get life in prison or the death penalty. IMO, messing with a child will cause that child a lifetime of pain, so they either spend the rest of their life making up for it or they spend the rest of their life in jail. Others would probably disagree and have them in prison for life on the first offense. I’m ok with that too.

    So basically, stop letting child molesters out of prison.

  • May 15, 2015 at 1:52pm

    @One: Nah, then he’ll just demand $15 per hour and be replaced by a machine. Then it’ll be your fault for telling him his future was in $15 per hour work that would be replaced by a machine.

    :-P

  • [2] May 15, 2015 at 1:48pm

    I bet you’re fun at parties.

    It’s called entertainment. Try having a kid play sports in the rain and you’ll end up with a sick kid, which ends up requiring even more time away from school. Yeah, they could read, but I’m not going to make my kids sit and read for hours on end either (I can’t even stand reading for more than about an hour at a time).

    Plenty of things are learned through gaming, the same lessons that are learned through playing sports. One is that it sometimes takes a while to accomplish a task and win, but as long as you keep going, you can do it. You’re not going to stop playing football at half time just because you’re down 3 points, are you?

    The point is, not all kids are the same and not all games are the same. My kids play with legos and play the lego games. They aren’t really into sports that much. They like to shoot baskets, but they aren’t really into “structured” sports. And again, there’s only so many sports you can do in a day before even a kid gets tired of playing.

    By the way, I can pretty much replace “games” in your comment with “reading books” because if you’re just reading a load of fiction, you’re not necessarily learning anything either.

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  • May 15, 2015 at 1:41pm

    I’d simply take the consoles, lock them in a box, and hide them somewhere else. I’ve done such with legos when my own kids wouldn’t put them down to do their homework. It was only for a day, but they got the message.

    I would never destroy something like that because I do value it. Take it away until they straighten up, then they can have it back as a reward for doing what needs to be done.

  • [2] May 15, 2015 at 12:54am

    I agree on the David Barton bit, but American history utterly fascinates and intrigues me.

    However, unless presented in an entertaining fashion and with some connection to current events, I don’t think many of the youth would bother tuning in. At least from my personal experience, I’ve noticed that the younger generation pays more attention to historical events when they can make the connection to what they’re going through right now or at least what’s happening right now.

  • [43] May 15, 2015 at 12:36am

    Additionally, before modern feminism, women in the workplace had no problem slapping a man that was coming onto them. Now they have to go to HR and file a complaint. This hasn’t made women stronger.

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  • [3] May 15, 2015 at 12:34am

    Generally speaking, he’s correct.

    Women make less, especially married women (or young women) with no children that plan to have children. Employers consider it a risk to pay them as much as their male counterparts because they’re more likely to request time off to take care of current or future children. Single and married men aren’t seen as risky because they typically put career first.

    This obviously isn’t true of all men and women, but that’s why employers make judgment calls about who to hire, for what position, and how much to pay them. All of these factors weigh into those decisions.

  • [1] May 14, 2015 at 12:43pm

    The real problem is this “I’m going to let them find their own way”. Dennis Prager said it best “If you don’t teach your children about morality, someone else will”. Letting children “find their own way”, is, imo, a recipe for disaster. Instead of imparting on them the wisdom you have picked up in your life, you’re leaving them to figure everything out on their own again.

    IMO, that’s a horrible way to raise children.

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  • [23] May 12, 2015 at 7:24pm

    Or at least spend more than a few seconds to find out what’s going on. He didn’t bother to do any investigation at all.

  • [19] May 12, 2015 at 7:23pm

    There were other witnesses there already waiting for police. All they need to do is release the tape of the call and we’ll know how long it was from when they called to when police arrived. The witnesses say “it was a lot longer than 5 minutes”, but was it really? What’s the response time of the police? How long did those witnesses wait before making the call to the police?

  • [7] May 12, 2015 at 7:17pm

    How does he know it was longer than 5 minutes? Did he stand there and wait 5 minutes before taking action? The way the story reads, he saw the dog and immediately decided to break the window in order to get the dog out of the car.

    This story kind of reminds me of the overbearing people that will break a window to “rescue” a child that has been sitting in the car for a couple of minutes. IMO, look around and see if you can see the owner of the vehicle. Maybe even stand there for a couple of minutes (assuming the child or dog doesn’t look like its in distress). If you can’t find anyone after a few minutes, then take action. That’s not the way this story reads at all.

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  • [1] May 12, 2015 at 2:25pm

    We can’t go back to the gold standard without a hard reset OR drawing all that money back into the system via high interest rates. One is quick (hard reset) and extremely painful economically. The other is a bit slower and not as painful (still painful though) economically.

    No matter what happens though, we’re all in for a world of hurt at some point.

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  • [5] May 12, 2015 at 1:24pm

    This was in Canada? LOL. My initial statement stands, but Canadian’s seem to have a penchant for big government. So go ahead and charge them with whatever ridiculous law you want.

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