User Profile: Tom Rath

Tom Rath

Member Since: April 03, 2013

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  • April 16, 2014 at 10:44am

    Young Earth Creationists are about a foot-dragging ½-step away from Flat Earthers. Sorry, but that’s just the way it is.

  • April 10, 2014 at 9:06am

    #facepalm

  • April 10, 2014 at 8:53am

    If you look at the trends in religiosity/spirituality on a worldwide basis, you see what is actually quite obvious and expected from an anthropological/sociological standpoint: advanced cultures are become less religious. The cultures/areas where religion still sees growth are mainly third world and primitive cultures. In first world societies, those who are still “religious” are primarily those “born into” the religion of their parents or predominant geographical influence. More are leaving religion than “coming into” it later in life.

    This makes complete and logical sense, as civilizations/cultures finally “outgrow” the ancient and archaic need for the influence of superstitions and the supernatural.

  • April 10, 2014 at 8:41am

    There has never been any religion….”mainstream” or other…..that didn’t begin as what could be considered a “cult”.

    The only real differences between a “cult” and a “religion”: (1) longevity, and (2) “sales” volume

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  • April 7, 2014 at 10:30pm

    Sounds like another Desjarlais. “Hey! I’m absolutely pro-life!…..except when my mistress gets pregnant!”

    Has McAllister blamed the weakening of his “traditional marriage” on same-sex marriage yet?

    Seems like he’s known the aide’s hubby since high school, then they worked together for years. Hey, maybe they’re all swingers but have decided painting this video scandal as just a “fling” would be less-damaging? :>)

  • March 22, 2014 at 9:04am

    Yet another savant that doesn’t understand the process of judicial review and its vital role under our Constitution. *sigh*

  • March 21, 2014 at 8:40pm

    The best part is where the Reagan-nominated judge completely DESTROYS that fraud Mark Regenerus.

  • March 21, 2014 at 7:57pm

    Actually, 3 states have passed same-sex marriage via the ballot. A fourth (Minnesota) defeated a Constitutional ban via referendum.

  • March 21, 2014 at 7:55pm

    Give up trgard….some people are simply too dense for primetime.

  • March 21, 2014 at 7:54pm

    June 2015

  • March 11, 2014 at 8:14pm

    Donald’s not wearing PANTS!!!!!!

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  • March 11, 2014 at 10:51am

    Well, duh.

  • February 26, 2014 at 1:48pm

    Were these officials in Munich in ’72?

  • February 22, 2014 at 12:38pm

    Hollywood always embellishes/drifts from the book. Most of the movies from Tom Clancy’s novels were really bad about that. They still got the gist of the story, though.

    And what about the ‘Thor’ movies? Thor was as real of a god as any of the other ~3,000 our species has invented, but here we have him in a modern scenario? Where are all the protesting Scandinavians?

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  • February 18, 2014 at 7:16pm

    I say deny her the refund and let her sue for it. She has publicly admitted that her actions were for the sole purpose of preventing free and open commerce, so by that measure she was interfering with the (potential) sales transactions (contracts) of the retailer and its legitimate customers. Even if the local authorities find that the store’s display did not meet statutory restrictions, her vigilante punitive actions were not within her rights.

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  • February 15, 2014 at 4:56pm

    So the infertile and the elderly are also to be excluded from the ability to marry?

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  • February 15, 2014 at 4:17pm

    e.g., see TEXAS above ↑

  • February 15, 2014 at 4:14pm

    Reading comprehension is your friend, Ken…..welcome it into your life!

  • February 15, 2014 at 4:08pm

    Many conservatives make me feel the same way about “constitutional” conservative….because they aren’t.

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  • February 15, 2014 at 4:05pm

    Placing something on a ballot and getting a majority to approve it doesn’t mean it’s constitutional. If ‘majority rule’ was all that was needed to legislate, why do we even NEED a Constitution?

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