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Message 1405313 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 2:10:21 UTC
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Message 1405317 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 2:44:41 UTC


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Message 1405324 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 3:15:15 UTC - in response to Message 1405313.

...but given what Fred has entrusted me with, and I don't want to let him down,...

Fred seems to have read the "Art of War" and believes in the maxim " Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. ".
Guy you've been had.
To what extent will you compromise for just a little more power?

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Message 1405391 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 5:34:32 UTC - in response to Message 1405317.

One interesting thing about Grant Wood -- there is a fair amount of chatter regarding him being gay. To think this iconic image was created by him....

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Message 1405490 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 10:56:25 UTC

Be afraid, very afraid

"The military coup... was carried out under CIA direction as an act of US foreign policy," says one excerpt".

Where in the Constitution does it say that the US can dictate to the rest of the world?
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Message 1405499 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 11:19:46 UTC

Fred seems to have read the "Art of War" and believes in the maxim " Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. ".
Guy you've been had.
To what extent will you compromise for just a little more power?

Guy is limited on what he could respond to that and you knew it when you posted it. That is scurrilous and unfair. Fred is doing a good job as well, and he/she has my support. If you don't like the status quo, then go play somewhere else. You have always been seen as a loose cannon around here.



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Message 1405503 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 11:41:01 UTC - in response to Message 1405499.

Fred seems to have read the "Art of War" and believes in the maxim " Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. ".
Guy you've been had.
To what extent will you compromise for just a little more power?

Guy is limited on what he could respond to that and you knew it when you posted it. That is scurrilous and unfair. Fred is doing a good job as well, and he/she has my support. If you don't like the status quo, then go play somewhere else. You have always been seen as a loose cannon around here.

Chris you're hilarious.
Guy has a Constitutional Right to Free Speech.
The fact that he chooses to give up some of this Freedom for the privileges of a censor is an example of how power corrupts.
Where do you get off telling B.E.N. that he's posting too much, or ES99 that she's not deserving of her own thread, or that I should get lost?
Who do you think you are?
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Message 1405506 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 11:55:54 UTC

I'm supposed to be going out to a meeting shortly ....

Chris you're hilarious.

Thankyou, I aim to please.

Guy has a Constitutional Right to Free Speech.

Yes he has.

The fact that he chooses to give up some of this Freedom for the privileges of a censor is an example of how power corrupts.

Garbage.

Where do you get off telling B.E.N. that he's posting too much, or ES99 that she's not deserving of her own thread, or that I should get lost?

Simple observations. Don't agree with your ES99 comment though.

Who do you think you are?

Someone who has their feet on the ground rather more than the activists, radicals, and extreme left and right wingers, that we tend to get around here. Oh, and a lot more grown up as well.

I've got more credit than you have

Nahnah, nah, nahnah. A bit childish isn't it?

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Message 1405507 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 11:58:26 UTC - in response to Message 1405503.

Now now GF, you must not upset Seti's "unofficial Ombudsman". Posts must meet his criteria or else.....


...saying that, we all know what Welshmen are famous for.......
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Message 1405510 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 12:01:18 UTC - in response to Message 1405507.

Now now GF, you must not upset Seti's "unofficial Ombudsman". Posts must meet his criteria or else.....


...saying that, we all know what Welshmen are famous for.......

No i don't. Does it have something to do with sheep?

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Message 1405512 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 12:04:17 UTC - in response to Message 1405506.

I'm supposed to be going out to a meeting shortly ....

Nahnah, nah, nahnah. ...

We'll miss you!

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Message 1405521 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 12:38:18 UTC
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Message 1405535 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 12:58:06 UTC

The Declaration was bold
And the Constitution remains gold.
Human nature is unchanging
and times may be changing,
but it's exactly the way the founders foretold!


GOLDEN

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Message 1405626 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 20:39:43 UTC

Ah, an excellent use of the State Police Power ...
http://www.vice.com/read/mississippi-police-want-to-arrest-the-satanists-who-turn-dead-people-gay

Mississippi Police Want to Arrest the Satanists Who Turn Dead People Gay

Yes, you read it correctly. Apparently in Mississippi it is a crime to make a dead person gay.

I wonder is this is modeled on the Mormons who Baptize the Dead? Can California make that a three strike crime?

A good example of why the Articles of Confederation were replaced. The idiot silliness that is the state politics level is clearly on display. I can't imagine how other countries would view the USA is this were made the norm by getting rid of the Federal system, because of the commerce clause, that is in place today.

Oh, the story is about a group from New York that went to Mississippi to stage a political protest, First Amendment right, at the grave of a Westborro Baptist Church leader's relative. I can think of no better irony for a group that stages protests at the funerals of dead US Service men.

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Message 1405639 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 21:19:11 UTC
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Message 1405641 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 21:20:07 UTC - in response to Message 1405626.

Oh, the story is about a group from New York that went to Mississippi to stage a political protest, First Amendment right, at the grave of a Westborro Baptist Church leader's relative. I can think of no better irony for a group that stages protests at the funerals of dead US Service men.

Nice Karma there. (^;
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Message 1405647 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 21:32:05 UTC - in response to Message 1405639.

And the original intent of the commerce clause was to regulate between STATES, not INDIVIDUALS, as we have progressed to define it today.

States never had commerce between them. Individuals in one state had commerce between individuals in another state. At least I never heard the Great State of Georgia running a cotton plantation and selling cotton to Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Heck, didn't even have a US Greenback then! Was that a pop a heard, like a bubble bursting?
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Message 1405658 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 21:47:49 UTC - in response to Message 1405647.
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Message 1405667 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 22:01:24 UTC - in response to Message 1405506.


Where do you get off telling B.E.N. that he's posting too much, or ES99 that she's not deserving of her own thread, or that I should get lost?

Simple observations. Don't agree with your ES99 comment though.

I do. You're my friend Chris, but you are a bit bossy sometimes.



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Message 1405688 - Posted: 20 Aug 2013, 22:45:59 UTC - in response to Message 1405658.
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And the original intent of the commerce clause was to regulate between STATES, not INDIVIDUALS, as we have progressed to define it today.

States never had commerce between them. Individuals in one state had commerce between individuals in another state. At least I never heard the Great State of Georgia running a cotton plantation and selling cotton to Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Heck, didn't even have a US Greenback then! Was that a pop a heard, like a bubble bursting?


Commerce CROSSING state lines... jeez...

So one once in Georgia should not equal one ounce in New York, unless it is going to cross state lines. Just love that kind of thinking ...
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