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Since: May 10

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#169822 Aug 30, 2013
Scrutiny wrote:
<quoted text>
I am not real big on the felons aren't allowed to own firearms thing. I guess that is putting it lightly. I can't believe it is a law.
There needs to be a standard less vague.
Felons encompass a huge spectrum of laws, one bad decision can make you a felon for the rest of your life.
Example...
I don't think a person who was selling pot when they were 24 should lose the ability to reasonably protect themselves and/or their families for the rest of their lives.
How about no guns for violent felons or those convicted of crime involving firearms.
I am sure we could improve on that to encompass others who don't need to have a firearm... but it is a way better standard than we have now.
wojar wrote:
<quoted text>
Particularly disgusting is when lawmakers make a misdemeanor into a felony because it has become so common. But it happens.
Well, I personally believe most laws on weapons are unconstitutional. I also believe that one should get a separate hearing to remove a person's rights to bear arms. I have no problem removing a person's tights to bear arms if he was used a weapon in a crime. I also think that if you are involved in a voting crime, you should lose your rights to vote!
Justice LRS

Shreveport, LA

#169823 Aug 30, 2013
I went back to page 7406 and there are quite a few posts from both of you. Didn't you recently go out of town for a week? Maybe that time period is what you're forgetting? Hell, I don't know. What did Topix say?
Justice LRS

Shreveport, LA

#169824 Aug 30, 2013
Sorry, from page 7406 onward.
Learn to Read

Indianapolis, IN

#169825 Aug 30, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
<quoted text>I did. Also, and you darn well know LTR and I had extensive, numerous exchanges. Coincidence that all our posts, his, mine, except a mere two, in more than 24 days, have disappeared? Many of mine have appeared but a few seconds and disappeared. Bad luck I guess, technical problems and all that and I'm sure Topix is not interested in deleting anyone's posts unless they go too far, which is rare.
Gonna start calling you Saran because when you find a fable you like you cling to it in spite of all facts.

Magic phrase

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#169826 Aug 30, 2013
Justice LRS wrote:
I went back to page 7406 and there are quite a few posts from both of you. Didn't you recently go out of town for a week? Maybe that time period is what you're forgetting? Hell, I don't know. What did Topix say?
Nothing. I don't expect a reply and the whole thing's over and done with as far as I'm concerned.

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#169827 Aug 30, 2013
Justice LRS wrote:
Sorry, from page 7406 onward.
Thanks for the heads-up.
Learn to Read

Indianapolis, IN

#169828 Aug 30, 2013
Can I edit or delete my own posts?
Unfortunately, no you may not.

http://m.topix.com/topix/faq#forums_edit

Magic phrase

Since: Oct 09

Moreno Valley, CA

#169829 Aug 30, 2013
Democracynow org wrote:
<quoted text>
Absolutely not!
Faith is important with things of GOD.
I seen too much and heard too much that I cannot deny the Truth of Jesus Christ.
Romans 10:17
17 So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the word of Christ.


The reason you’re getting beat up on this issue is because you appear to be so rational otherwise; unlike the ignorant birfoon who would find conspiracy in the stain in his drawers and faithfully hold on to the belief they were put there by some yet to be determined forces.

Faith should not require absolute adherence beyond all reason. I’m sure you will find many of these minister’s stories fascinating, but Dan Barker describes it best and even Mother Teresa came to express these same sentiments.

“The only proposed answer was faith, and I gradually grew to dislike the smell of that word. I finally realized that faith is a cop-out, a defeat--an admission that the truths of religion are unknowable through evidence and reason. It is only undemonstrable assertions that require the suspension of reason, and weak ideas that require faith. I just lost faith in faith. Biblical contradictions became more and more discrepant, apologist arguments more and more absurd and, when I finally discarded faith, things became more and more clear”

Preachers who are not Believers
http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/No...
Justice LRS

Shreveport, LA

#169830 Aug 30, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
<quoted text>
Thanks for the heads-up.
Not a problem.
Justice LRS

Shreveport, LA

#169831 Aug 30, 2013
Poppo wrote:
<quoted text>
The reason you’re getting beat up on this issue is because you appear to be so rational otherwise; unlike the ignorant birfoon who would find conspiracy in the stain in his drawers and faithfully hold on to the belief they were put there by some yet to be determined forces.
Faith should not require absolute adherence beyond all reason. I’m sure you will find many of these minister’s stories fascinating, but Dan Barker describes it best and even Mother Teresa came to express these same sentiments.
“The only proposed answer was faith, and I gradually grew to dislike the smell of that word. I finally realized that faith is a cop-out, a defeat--an admission that the truths of religion are unknowable through evidence and reason. It is only undemonstrable assertions that require the suspension of reason, and weak ideas that require faith. I just lost faith in faith. Biblical contradictions became more and more discrepant, apologist arguments more and more absurd and, when I finally discarded faith, things became more and more clear”
Preachers who are not Believers
http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/No...
From the expert on "Faith"! Ha!

Since: May 10

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#169832 Aug 30, 2013
I wonder if they thought that the real reason why the giant snail population is that least year the French-Canadians found out about them and this year they showed up by the thousands to enjoy the snail feast.

Giant snails vs. Florida: Florida turns the tide
Giant snails are showing up in fewer numbers, as Florida officials battle the stucco-chewing parasite. Average number of giant snails has dropped from more than 1,000 a day in 2011 to fewer than 100 a day last month.

By Laura Wides-Munoz, Associated Press / August 30, 2013

http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Latest-N...
Forum

Carlsbad, NM

#169833 Aug 30, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
<quoted text>
A famous alien from another planet?
Hitler became a monkey.
He lives in Roswell with all
of his corpses.

Since: Oct 09

Moreno Valley, CA

#169834 Aug 30, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
Funny when Obama asked “have we hired this kid yet” and he says the secret service wouldn’t let him bring his gear in the White House.

Amazing kid!
Justice LRS

Shreveport, LA

#169835 Aug 30, 2013
Forum wrote:
<quoted text>
Hitler became a monkey.
He lives in Roswell with all
of his corpses.
That's downright creepy, dude.

Since: Oct 09

Moreno Valley, CA

#169836 Aug 30, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>
Of coarse you no that about 13% of our population are black and about 78% are white, don't you? Now, let's compare apples to apples and oranges to oranges. To me it looks like the blacks and whites look pretty equal. So the question is why the Hispanics are half of what the B&Ws are and why is the Asians even lower?
This is a guesstimate on my part. Half of all Hispanics in the U.S. are illegal aliens and are therefore not eligible for welfare?!? But most Asians are legally here so I assume they are just hard working people(?).
Now, the next question is, why are you quibbling on almost every subject?
Welfare Demographics
Percent of recipients who are white 38.8 %
Percent of recipients who are black 39.8 %
Percent of recipients who are Hispanic 15.7 %
Percent of recipients who are Asian 2.4 %
Percent of recipients who are Other 3.3 %
Let’s not Rogue because you will only confuse yourself as always and come to conclusions based on your limited understanding of social economic issues.

I will not argue with you about this as it has absolutely nothing to do with the dire state of our union. Never has, but it apparently keeps you voting Republican which is all it’s ever been intended to do.

You go right ahead and think what you will.

Since: Oct 09

Moreno Valley, CA

#169837 Aug 30, 2013
Frank wrote:
<quoted text>I have seen a lot of things. I have visited the south. I remember going to a gym in New Jersey and being told that I wasn't welcome because of my skin color. I remember going to a park in Texas and being chased away because of the color of my skin. I'm no racist, I don't blame people that were not even born yet for telling be I wasn't welcome on a basketball court. Who's the racist. The young man that got beat up for wandering out of his neighborhood in Philadelphia or the young people that beat him up. Some time people need to learn from history and stop blamoing other people for their faults.
Really Frank? You’re going to compare you getting chased out of a park to institutionalized (state imposed) segregation and racism?

The one person that you can’t fool is yourself Frank. You only hate the president for one reason and it’s expressed loud and every day in your posts.

Since: May 10

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#169838 Aug 30, 2013
Just to show you, most people are honest.

Honest Shopper Praised
http://videos.komando.com/watch/3923/viral-vi...
Justice LRS

Shreveport, LA

#169839 Aug 30, 2013
Poppo wrote:
<quoted text>
Let’s not Rogue because you will only confuse yourself as always and come to conclusions based on your limited understanding of social economic issues.
I will not argue with you about this as it has absolutely nothing to do with the dire state of our union. Never has, but it apparently keeps you voting Republican which is all it’s ever been intended to do.
You go right ahead and think what you will.
Say what? The Welfare system and its abuse has nothing to do with the state of our Nation? Good one! Could you get it anymore backwards? I think not.
Justice LRS

Shreveport, LA

#169840 Aug 30, 2013
Poppo wrote:
<quoted text>
Really Frank? You’re going to compare you getting chased out of a park to institutionalized (state imposed) segregation and racism?
The one person that you can’t fool is yourself Frank. You only hate the president for one reason and it’s expressed loud and every day in your posts.
You're a setback to all African-Americans because you are unable to move on. As Twinkerbelle would tell you.....Grow Up!

Since: Oct 09

Moreno Valley, CA

#169841 Aug 30, 2013
Scrutiny wrote:
<quoted text>
I have no disdain for the Bible. As a book I respect it completely... I have read it. I would even say it is one of the best of anything I have ever read that was not contemporary.
I had an awesome childhood and my parents are still the coolest people I know. Mom was raised catholic, Dad is a protestant.
It is the spiritual thing where we differ. I think its a bit weird that you would assume that I was damaged somehow to make me an atheist.(I don't really like the word atheist if it matters)
I do not believe in the supernatural. And I don't really care when others do. I would even support the idea that the story of Jesus has contributed to humanity but with mixed results. If you are implying that we wouldn't have the same morality without it, I would go round with you about that too.
What I don't care for are the problems it causes, the promises it makes, the money it takes, pseudoscience, their not being a 13th floor, oppressive law it supports, the whackjobs it generates, the social licence that it receives, I am not into being convicted of thought crime, I know it stunts progress, and I have a pretty good understanding of how we became what we are... complete with evidence and facts and stuff I am a free man, there is much more for us to know, and we aren't doomed.
Just off the top of my head.
off topic...
When you said you taught games, what did you teach?
And their tax exempt status?

“While some people may be bothered by the fact that there are pastors who live in multimillion dollar homes, this is old news to most. But here is what should bother you about these expensive homes: You are helping to pay for them! You pay for them indirectly, the same way local, state, and federal governments in the United States subsidize religion—to the tune of about $71 billion every year”
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/06/17/1100... #

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