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  1. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    Yeah, but is it real or is it Memorex? Assuming...

    Yeah, but is it real or is it Memorex? Assuming it is real what drove the timing? Assuming it is real what would it take to reverse or alter course in the future?

    It's wildly naive to think that...
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    Debt is like a hammer. You can use it to build...

    Debt is like a hammer. You can use it to build something of value or you can use it to beat in a skull. The hand that holds the hammer decides which it will be.

    Consumer debt is a millstone. ...
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    Poll: Yes. I'm a Conservative and in agreement with a...

    Yes. I'm a Conservative and in agreement with a lot of Tea Party positions and I'm not beating any drums at all.

    G.
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    Rates/rated a GFF (my highest rating). ...

    Rates/rated a GFF (my highest rating).

    Advertisers thought us geezers were an unprofitable target audience. We should discover the ID of those advertisers and make that prediction a reality.

    G.
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    Mohamed was a general who permitted his troops to...

    Mohamed was a general who permitted his troops to rape, loot, pillage, and burn after he received his "revelations." He might also have been a merchant.

    G.
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    As I warned, we have now that the...

    <sigh>

    As I warned, we have now that the completely true, but utterly irrelevant, series of "one off" events over a period of 30 years being provided to prove the assertion that "modern...
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    I've got a family cemetery on the farm (not...

    I've got a family cemetery on the farm (not active; family does not maintain it and has forbidden me to do so). I'm not "creeped out" as it's just another small grove of trees.

    A commercial...
  8. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    Actually serial murders do NOT mirror the...

    Actually serial murders do NOT mirror the population. 90% are white male; in their 20s to 30s; are divorced or unmarried; and were abused as children. Women serial killers are almost unheard of. ...
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    True enough. But lower level miscreants are...

    True enough. But lower level miscreants are generally dealt with. If you're high enough up the "food chain" you might escape.

    Like I say, we're not perfect. :sadsmile:

    G.
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    Yeah, we sometimes screw up. Tell me, though,...

    Yeah, we sometimes screw up.

    Tell me, though, when a public servant errs what happens? Do we "write it off" or do we do something else? If so, what?

    We have capitol punishment (it's enshrined...
  11. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    If we really wanted to be the Masters of the...

    If we really wanted to be the Masters of the Earth we had our chance in 1945 when we had The Bomb and nobody else did. Instead we demobilized 12 million soldiers in less than six months and went...
  12. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    That the U.S. has wavered from it's philosophical...

    That the U.S. has wavered from it's philosophical pole star is not a surprise. The Cold War, America's longest war (1948-1991) caused realpolitik to be in regular conflict with a more "progressive"...
  13. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    I just listened to an interview with a guy who...

    I just listened to an interview with a guy who wrote a biography of Woodrow Wilson.

    He noted that Wilson had a strong, moral view of foreign relations. His motive for entering WWI can be...
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    The comment that sets this off was a political...

    The comment that sets this off was a political comment designed for consumption in the Islamic countries where the President is trying to set up a coalition. I'm sure most ISIL fighters would be...
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    I have a strong aversion to "conditional sales...

    I have a strong aversion to "conditional sales contracts" where a prior owner wants some sort of legal ties to the animal.

    Once the check clears the bank any horse I buy is mine. I would feel...
  16. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    I agree with the above. What I do not agree with...

    I agree with the above. What I do not agree with is any attempt to compare or contrast a minuscule bunch of people who don't know how to read Scripture with an organized, well funded, well armed,...
  17. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    Brutally honest? Only in the perverted...

    Brutally honest? Only in the perverted definitions of such things from Disneyland on the Potomac.

    G.
  18. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    Westboro has committed murders? Got a cite on...

    Westboro has committed murders? Got a cite on this one?

    I concur that it's not about who committed the worse sin or when they were committed. It's about what is NOW.

    As to the "larger point"...
  19. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    Please unchain yourself from the "religious"...

    Please unchain yourself from the "religious" aspect of this whole thing. Besides, to the best of my knowledge, Westboro has never beheaded anyone and doesn't own any armored vehicles and has no...
  20. That Cruise is a better box office draw than...

    That Cruise is a better box office draw than Neeson?

    Would Ford be available given the new Starwars productions?

    I don't follow Hollyweird very much. ;)

    G.
  21. I would contact the agency involved and tap their...

    I would contact the agency involved and tap their resources.

    I'd also ask, very nicely, how they got the kid's contact information. Contacting you is one thing; going directly to the child is...
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    Why cook? Try ceviche. ...

    Why cook?

    Try ceviche. http://allrecipes.com/recipe/ceviche/

    Google it and you'll find a lot of recipes for shrimp and other sea food. After you make it you can serve it with tortills chips...
  23. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    In the first instance ISIL is following a long...

    In the first instance ISIL is following a long trod path by Islamic conquerors. IIRC Islam has the Book and it has the example of the Prophet. He was quite capable of killing "innocents" in his...
  24. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    Glad to be the source of happy memories!!! ...

    Glad to be the source of happy memories!!!

    Don't applaud; just throw money. :)

    G.
  25. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    The Constitution makes the President the...

    The Constitution makes the President the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces. That position has certain inherent powers. How far to do those powers go? We know that he can call militia (today,...
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