User Profile: Steve Crisp

Steve Crisp

Member Since: January 02, 2012

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  • [1] November 20, 2014 at 8:30pm

    So notice that with all he just gave away, there was not one word about the consequences regarding those who DO meet the criteria, but who do not abide by this edict.

    Let’s say that someone has been in the United States for over five years, has a job, is not a criminal, but who can not pay his or her back taxes? Will that be grounds for deporting them? Or what if someone has committed a misdemeanor? Does that qualify as a crime? How about if they fit the criteria, but are in between jobs?

    Too many variables and not enough consequences involved with this amnesty program.

    At this point, it is a far greater imperative to get rid of Obama than anyone here illegally. They can be dealt with later. Obama is the problem right now.

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  • [1] November 17, 2014 at 9:59pm

    Bass, no treble.

  • [1] November 13, 2014 at 4:12pm

    It actually makes sense to incorporate some science and math into PE courses. For instance, in any sport where there is motion, you have the laws of physics in play. The human body is comprised of muscles and tendons that work in concert with the nervous system to produce movement. Math comes into play with all the statistics involved in virtually every sport. Chemistry and its application to biological functions explains how food is turned into energy and used by the body.

    Those skills are also applicable to other areas. For instance, I’ve taught a lot of kids how to drive. I don’t begin with the art of driving, but with the engineering of the car and the physics behind motion. Once they understand how the car works, how the parts act together, how their own actions affect the vehicle, and how physics plays into the motion, they better understand how to drive.

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  • [11] November 13, 2014 at 7:04am

    I suspect that when you get right down to it, the worst and most soul-wrenching job in the world has got to be a critical care nurse in a neonatal ICU. I don’t understand how they can watch those babies die day after day and still maintain their sanity even in light of the successes they have.

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  • [4] November 12, 2014 at 10:02am

    Of course they did. They were generally made of sharpened obsidian, flint. shells or bone. Some were bronze or gold. Razors used for shaving have been found in archeological sites dating back 18,000 years, though they are not frequently found until the early Roman Empire.

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  • [2] November 9, 2014 at 12:09pm

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VyKFuKYQNc

  • [1] November 6, 2014 at 7:33pm

    The only way WireLurker can infect a Mac is if the user intentionally downloads and launches it. It hides bundles with apps that have been altered and distributed via unauthorized sites. If you stick to legitimate app download sites you can never get infected. Rather than being malicious, I see WireLurker as a very nice method of showing idiots that piracy is not worth it.

    By the way, any computer can be infected with any application designed to do anything if the computer owner willingly downloads, installs, and launches it.

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  • [4] November 3, 2014 at 6:38pm

    Now THIS is truly amazing.

    I’ve just taken the time to read every post on this story. That ignorant wench is so far out of it that not one single person on this thread has even tried to defend her. And from what I have seen in the past, there are ALWAYS some confused leftists or outright trolls who will try to argue just about any leftist position.

    When even the far left fringe won’t support you, it is probably time to hang it up forever.

  • [30] October 29, 2014 at 12:26am

    We in modern society don’t always understand the logic behind the Old Testament punishments and restrictions. But those admonitions always were related as punishment for sinning against God. Further, they were only applicable to the Jewish people, the Chosen of God as embodied in the Abrahamic covenant.

    Islam is different. It allows depraved acts, indeed mandates them. Not as punishment, but as part of obeying Allah. Those acts are not structured to be committed as penalty for a violation, but to be lived out as an accepted lifestyle worthy of Allah’s praise.

    Sharia takes the words of the Koran and applied them legalistically as a means of theocratic government. And granted, while many Muslums do not accept Sharia law, that law is based solely and completely on the Koran. By not accepting Sharia a Muslum is saying that he or she does not fully accept the Koran, an act in itself punishable by death under Koranic teachings.

    Muslums also believe that the Koran and Islamic laws, independent of strict Sharia, apply to everyone. And the penalty for not converting to Islam and obeying those laws is either enslavement or death.

    I don’t recall Jews forcing everyone else to conform to their religion. If fact, it is just the opposite. Jews do not seek to convert anyone nor do they expect non-Jews to obey their laws. Further, there is no penalty for a non-Jew when they do not follow Jewish law.

    So yeah, there is a huge difference.

  • [66] October 28, 2014 at 11:09pm

    For all of you fools trying to make the comparison with the events surrounding the Catholic Church:

    With Catholics, pedophilia is a grievous sin and it was covered up by men who placed money, prestige, and power above right and wrong.

    With Islam, pedophilia is a God-given right and the leaders see nothing wrong with it.

    So play your comparisons all day long, but you can’t get away from the fact that Islam itself is borne directly from Satan.

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  • [-1] October 27, 2014 at 2:43pm

    I have seen LEO escorted trucks four times in my life.

    The first three were understandable. One involved the transport of a gigantic electrical transformer moving about four miles per hour with multiple tractors pulling and pushing the thing. They needed a lot of LEOs to direct traffic and allow line work to proceed so it could get under them.

    The second was similar to the first except they were moving a house from one lot to another. That was amazing to watch especially when turning corners.

    The third (which I did not find out what it was until later) was escorting a hydrogen nuclear warhead to Pope Air Force Base from points unknown. Amazingly heavy security.

    The last, though, we confusing. It was an escort of a liquid hydrogen tanker. Granted had it exploded much of Raleigh would have been engulfed in a firestorm, but what were the LEOs supposed to do had it been attacked? Had someone been in possession of a RPG it would have been all over by the time anyone had a chance to react.

  • October 14, 2014 at 1:20am

    Electing Grimes would be a disaster for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the Senate.

    But she is absolutely correct about one thing: no one has the right to know how she voted in any election. That is the one public policy transaction no politician or anyone else is not on the record about.

  • [1] October 14, 2014 at 12:03am

    Agreed. But that support does not come from meditative repose gazing at stars. It comes from God and anytime someone substitutes anything for God I have a problem with that.

  • October 13, 2014 at 8:19pm

    We are tonight 21 days out from Duncan’s first visit to the emergency room and his subsequent discharge. If the CDC is correct in maintaining that the incubation period is at most 21 days, then anyone who was in contact with him at the first visit is in the clear.

    He was readmitted on 28 September. That represents the last contact non-medical personnel had with him. That 21 day maximum incubation period runs out this Friday, the 17th. So far no one from that group of friends, relatives or neighbors has fallen ill.

    He died on the 8th of October and was cremated the next day. The 21 day window after his death extends the alleged danger period out to the 30th or so. One person so far that was exposed during that second window of hospitalization has fallen ill.

    Given the number of people exposed at the initial hospital visit and his subsequent three day stay in that apartment, if does not seem like Ebola is very easy to contract since no one from those two large and completely unprotected groups has fallen ill.

  • [11] October 13, 2014 at 8:00pm

    I read the text. but did not watch the video. And unless the video adds something significant to the text, all I can say is that Beck has become an idiot.

    I don’t need a tent in the wilderness under the stars to feel peace. All I need is Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit who dwells within me. With God, I am at peace in the greatest of maelstroms, trials, and tribulations this world can throw at me.

    Several times I have been to the edge of death and back with no sense of anxiety at all. Countless other times I could have been at that precipice. I think of such anytime I pass a major auto accident and realize that I was one red light or one slow driver ahead of me from being involved in it.

    God takes care of me even in protecting me against my own stupidity when I don’t fully think things through before I act.

    No matter what the financial conditions may be, I am always secure in knowing that even if I lost everything, it simply does not matter in the long run. God will always provide my basic needs as long as I obey His will.

    And how do I know His will? It’s all right there in the Bible should anyone care to see for themselves.

    The heavens God created are beautiful and magnificent to experience under crystal clear and dark skies, but they are just a reminder of God Himself and have nothing to do with us except to remind us of God and His infinite glory and power.

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  • October 8, 2014 at 3:04pm

    Do you know what you call a fly without wings? A walk.

  • [5] October 2, 2014 at 8:09pm

    There is not a single thing in any image or text that is worth anywhere near $23,000. I would be hard pressed to assign experiential value even at 23 hundred.

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  • October 2, 2014 at 1:48am

    Some folks here noted that the hospital probably turned him away initially because he was a foreign national without health insurance. He actually most likely had insurance.

    Liberia has a robust health insurance industry for those who have the means to purchase it. Given that this guy flew to the US it indicates he probably did not live in a bush hut, but had the means to purchase insurance. And Liberia is rapidly moving to a system similar to our Medicare for all its citizens.

  • October 2, 2014 at 1:33am

    Yes it is. Liberia was settled by freed slaves starting in the early 1800s. A huge influx of immigrants made there way there during the balance of that century. Many of them had Anglican names, often taken from their slavemasters.

    There are two different name systems in Liberia. One being the old nativist tribal structure which resembles what is more thought to be African names and the new repatriated name system which is indistinguishable from American names.

    I mean, you do realize that the former president of Liberia was names Charles Taylor, right?

  • September 25, 2014 at 11:15am

    Why? Did I say I would do it? Hardly not. Violence is a young man’s game. But if it starts, I would not shed a tear having watched hundreds of videos just like this one over the years.

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