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  1. If Bergdahl's lawyer says he has "charge sheets"...

    If Bergdahl's lawyer says he has "charge sheets" then what does he have? A Court-Martial begins with a command charging an offense through a document called a "Charge and Specification." This...
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    Some folks say "a hero ain't nothing but a...

    Some folks say "a hero ain't nothing but a sandwich." Some want pass out MoHs for making muster on time. Neither is honest.

    In world where "doing your job" is often a remarkable trait a person...
  3. I wish people would study history more. It's...

    I wish people would study history more.

    It's happened on multiple continents since 1945. It's still happening, even as we speak, in Nigeria, Syria, Iraq, Myanmar, and maybe even China.

    This...
  4. It's not OK with me! If he walks the odds are...

    It's not OK with me! If he walks the odds are huge that the women will end up on public assistance the kid will grow up without any chance at a positive male role model. Then we'll have him/her on...
  5. Actually the Nazis seemed to get on reasonably...

    Actually the Nazis seemed to get on reasonably well with the Arab groups. I doubt it was from any feeling of racial kinship, just that the Arabs were ardently anti-Jewish so they had something to...
  6. Einstein was pretty smart guy. He also observed...

    Einstein was pretty smart guy. He also observed that "Common sense is the sum of prejudices learned before the age of 16." :)

    G.
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    Marriage, to be successful, must be a 100%-100%...

    Marriage, to be successful, must be a 100%-100% effort on both sides. There can be divisions of labor and responsibility for convenience but each person must be 100% committed, across the board.
    ...
  8. Deena's post has some problems. Rights do not...

    Deena's post has some problems.

    Rights do not drive the law. Experience does. Experience includes science, religion, culture, politics, and many other aspects of life. Different aspects of...
  9. We can also add the mentally and physically...

    We can also add the mentally and physically disabled with no relatives that were the very first victims.

    G.
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    PLEASE DON'T FEED THE TROLL. THANK YOU. THE...

    PLEASE DON'T FEED THE TROLL.

    THANK YOU.

    THE MANAGEMENT
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    Indeed he does. And those who see him as the...

    Indeed he does. And those who see him as the polemicist, self aggrandizer, and bloody great liar that he is have the right, and indeed the duty, to call him out for his absurd attempts to...
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    The Law Is A Jealous Mistress. This is an old...

    The Law Is A Jealous Mistress.

    This is an old saying and a truth that has to be faced or your legal career will end quickly. But that does not mean 16 hrs. a day in the library. I didn't have a...
  13. "Lease/rent to own" is about the THE most...

    "Lease/rent to own" is about the THE most expensive way to buy anything. These companies have big markups because they have big fraud, theft, and damage losses. Much of what they sell is of very...
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    "Interventionists" come from the Left and Right. ...

    "Interventionists" come from the Left and Right. Where they want to intervene is is usually determined by this basic philosophical split.

    Define "better off?" Saddam was blood thirsty thug who...
  15. Prior to about 1350 the Chinese were a major...

    Prior to about 1350 the Chinese were a major sea-faring power. Their vision, like that of the Europeans, was southward towards the riches of the Spice Islands. The north held little interest for...
  16. Sweet feed, in and of itself, is not bad. ...

    Sweet feed, in and of itself, is not bad. Feeding too much of it, or anything else for that matter, makes for fat horses and that is not good.

    What struck me was the decision to feed "cheap sweet...
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    I make no comments on our motivation, only note...

    I make no comments on our motivation, only note that we have removed dictators and supported democratic movements even if we didn't like them.

    So you're quite comfortable with the idea that we...
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    Or the totalitarian regimes we removed? Panama? ...

    Or the totalitarian regimes we removed? Panama? Iraq? Grenada? Afghanistan? We've even given support to such democratically elected regimes as Morsi and Hamas on the West Bank.

    For somebody...
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    You are certainly entitled to your view on the...

    You are certainly entitled to your view on the origins of the Iraq and Afghanistan operations. But movie makers have First Amendment rights too and your view is not universal. I'm satisfied the...
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    You're right that it's not 100%; but it is 99...

    You're right that it's not 100%; but it is 99 44/100%.

    At the tip of spear you don't worry about "shades of gray." That's cinematic BS. Like in "Top Gear" where the guy who quit had a picture...
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    Remember what I said, above, about combat vets...

    Remember what I said, above, about combat vets being expected to be humble and remorseful about what they've done? Well, here's the proof.

    The guy did his job, did it well, and lots of friendlies...
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    I read the linked article. It's a polemic based...

    I read the linked article. It's a polemic based upon the ego of the writer. From his point of view he is expressing not only the correct analysis but the only possible analysis.

    Not all opinions...
  23. The sources of horses in the New World is varied....

    The sources of horses in the New World is varied. The key point to consider, however, is that the native horses (where ever they may have originated) were extinct for several thousand years prior to...
  24. And a passing thought: we've got a "real world"...

    And a passing thought: we've got a "real world" instance of this going on the controversy surrounding Bill Cosby. That's sort of dropped off the "radar" for the time being but I understand there...
  25. You've got it right. It's OK for folks to look...

    You've got it right.

    It's OK for folks to look for like minded folks who would become a "we" and then voice their concerns. I'm just not comfortable with the idea that "we" should mean the State....
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