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#175727 Oct 19, 2013
loose cannon wrote:
Jacques,
It is painfully obvious to me that the airline/oil cartels are vehemently opposed to high speed rail.
They have nothing to gain and everything to lose.
The planet is sick and suffering and air travel is a significant contributor to air pollution and the speedy decline of the health of the environment, as well as man himself.
That's my persepctive and I will be proven right in the final analysis.
loose
High speed rail only makes ECONOMIC sense in high population areas like the Boston to Washington Corridor. Amtrak is a waste of public money.
The last time I road the rail in the U.S. was in 1969 when I joined the Army. It took me three train and four buses and four days to get from Alexandria, VA to Fort Polk, LA. It was late June and the train from New Orleans to Shreveport did not have air conditioning.
Yep, from June 27 to July 1 to go only a little over 1,000 air miles (as the crow flies).

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#175728 Oct 19, 2013
Yes, my airplane gets only 14 mpg but I fly air miles (as the crow flies). It is right at a thousand statute miles from Jacksonville to Salina, KS and I do it usually under 70 gallons of AvGas. If I drove it is would be 1,340 highway miles and I would use 47 gallons of Auto Gas. Sure I use more gasoline and the gas costs 40% more by I can do it in eight hours by plane and it would take me two and a half days, and two nights in a motel, to drive it.
So I can leave on a Sunday, visit my mom for four nights, and be back in time for my girl friend's two days off.
The closest I can fly commercially is take a jet to Atlanta and then to either Wichita, KS or Kansas City and then drive a rental car 90 or 200 miles to Salina and will take me about two to four hours longer.

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#175729 Oct 19, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
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I disagree. There is also nothing in the Constitution that states the Gov't cannot assure that every single individual has equal access to health care. I think it's part of the "happiness" factor in the constitution. To me , the Constitution is like the Bible, Koran, Talmud and so forth. They all have grey areas and beg for interpretation, though all should be taken as is, for their writers, I'm sure, did not want anyone to interpret them. Writers of such documents, and this to me is pretty much all of them, did not take evolution of time, its advancements in science, medicine, the arts, the customs, families, etc.
The Constitution, therefore and to me, says nothing about health care, as it did not then exist, any more than it talks about TV, computers, and all that has been invented since then and impact on the citizens' rights. I think, for example, that for the president to be a U.S. citizen born in the US from US parents made sense in 1800. Not today, as there are no British infiltrators around. That was aimed at the Brits. Same for the 2nd Amendment. It mentions members belonging to a militia. Made eminent sense in the late 1700s. No more. And so forth, and that is why there have been amendments. How many to deal with the way things have evolved? Certainly not enough.
We remade our entire constitutin in 1982. 32 years ago. It's already out of date. Goes to show.
Hey Jacqueau, How many times do I have to prove to you you are wrong again on the rights to bear arms and the militia issue??? You are a broken record. I have shown you proof many times before and as a typical Libtard you will not accept it as SETTLED LAW!!! Get OVER IT!!!

District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), the Supreme Court held:[175][176]

The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home. Pp. 2–53.

And you wonder why I call these people Libtards?!?

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#175730 Oct 19, 2013
I totally disagree with this article. There are ways that would significantly reduce the chances of being shot at by a cop. Doing a high speed chase is one of those "no no'" things.
Being stupid may get you shot by a cop. It is best to be judged by a dozen strangers than to be carried by six friends. They have the badge and the gun!
I have never been cuffed much less arrested. And then you have people like Prof. Gates that thinks he does not have to identify himself and wonders why he got arrested!

Unarmed Couple Executed On False Assumption; No Cops/Shooters Suspended More Than Ten Days
Posted on October 18, 2013 by Mark Horne

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#175731 Oct 19, 2013
Obskeptic wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't believe the constitution was written to address the inventions of the times or the social customs of the times Jacque, it was written to address the very core of human behavior, and designed and written to check the lust and greed of humans, and their desire to have power over others. The founders did not want kings and authoritarians having the power to decide our individual happiness. It was clarified in the federalist papers what the intent was. They recognized the importance of having a powerful enough central authority over the states to protect the new union from foreign aggressors, but also addressed the need to check domestic aggressors as well. That is why our current president has such contempt for the document, as he describes it as a charter of negative liberties that restrict what the federal power can do to the people, where he believes it should outline all the good things it should do, like making healthcare a right where it otherwise does not exist. Lets not forget that under Mao, Stalin, Hitler and the likes of Pol Pot, where the government did decide what was good for their people, we can count the bodies of those who disagreed with them in the millions. That is the very kind of good work that our founding fathers were fearful of because they understood what motivates some humans better then any of our current power structure. Government is only a force for good when it comes from the people up, not from the power structure down. That is what I believe.
You've pinpointed the very problem that emerges from a static document, such as a constitution. Of course, the constitution was not written to address the inventions of all times. The founding fathers had no idea of what was to come, any more than Joshua who thought the sun revolved around the earth. Many social mores, and yes, progress, or inventions, have changed the way we live, operate, live and die. The presidential exigency that the head of state must be born in the US from US parents, as some interpret it, is dépassé. As is the 2nd amendment, the only militias of the 20th century being the KKK. Over 20 amendments have been written in order to keep up with the times, and inventions. Not sufficient, to my way of thinking.

Your reflection on the Constitution is a good one and, I surmise, hard to disagree with. But, what the heck...

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#175732 Oct 19, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey Jacqueau, How many times do I have to prove to you you are wrong again on the rights to bear arms and the militia issue??? You are a broken record. I have shown you proof many times before and as a typical Libtard you will not accept it as SETTLED LAW!!! Get OVER IT!!!
District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), the Supreme Court held:[175][176]
The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home. Pp. 2–53.
And you wonder why I call these people Libtards?!?
I've said many a time that all should agree with the Supreme Court judgement that the 2nd Amendment holds water. It's done, final, but it does not stop one for giving an opinion about it now and then. Though I am not a U.S. citizen, I accept the high court's opinion on the matter as I would up here in Canada even if I don't agree with it. Case closes.

How about YOUR non-acceptance of the court's ruling on Obamacare? Still fighting it, right? Yet, how many are fighting the 2nd amendment ruling,Nado?

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#175733 Oct 19, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
<quoted text>
You' re absolutely right, and this is why passenger train service in the U.S. and Canada is at least 50 years behind Europe. While trains travel across the old Continent at over 300 kmph, not to mention in Japan, we crawl along at 120 kmph tops in old dilapidated coaches. Yes, the airlines are scared, as well they should be. As an example, you install a high-speed line between Boston-NYC-Washington, the air shuttle is dead. Same for LA/SF/San Diego or Toronto - Ottawa - Montreal and a host of other connections.
Like YOU just said. It does not make ECONOMIC sense in low population areas like Canada!!! I have traveled by train in Europe but the population density is a lot higher there than it is in the U.S. or Canada.
Now look at this map and notice the countries that are shades of purple and those that are NOT. What color is the U.S. and Canada?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:World_popul...

Oh, I have also ridden the train is South Korea. They have Blue, Green and Red trains and the Red trains are people-cattle cars. I rode a Green train twice. They had squat toilets and you could see the rail bed through the hole!!! The Blue trains are suppose to be up to European standards but I never rode one.

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#175734 Oct 19, 2013
Re my above and Obamacare Supreme Court ruling :

accept it as SETTLED LAW!!! Get OVER IT!!!(source : Rogue Scholar)

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#175735 Oct 19, 2013
I rode the train from just south of Seoul to Pusan. They had one stop in the middle of the country. The first led a shared a bench seat with a four-foot tall Korea lady who offered me a piece of dried cuttlefish (no thanks).
For the second leg I had a younger lady who spoke English. In fifteen minutes she proposed marriage to me and I enforced her I was already married and she said, "No problem, quicky quicky, hushy hushy divorce" and I said no way.
When the train arrived at Pusan she asked me where I was going and I told her to a hotel down by the docks and she said she would find me a hotel and I walked around the rail terminal until I got rid of her.
One of my younger brothers was in the Navy and sailed in for a three days port call. You have never seen anything until you see a couple of US Navy ships make a port call and 2,000 squids hit the beach. Prices quadruple and all kinds of hanky panky!

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#175736 Oct 19, 2013
FOXNEWS.COM AND WND.COM PLUS WASHINGTONSTAR.CO

Republican party to vote in favour of immigration amnesty.

It was reported today from reliable sources (lol) that the Republican party will endorse immigration amnesty so that Cuban-Canadian Ted Cruz can be pardoned and granted U.§.citizenship. One condition for this happen, however, is that he spend 5 years as a fruit picker in California on Mexican wages. This means he will be eligible to run for the presidency in 2020 against either outgoing president Clinton or Biden.

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#175737 Oct 19, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>
Like YOU just said. It does not make ECONOMIC sense in low population areas like Canada!!! I have traveled by train in Europe but the population density is a lot higher there than it is in the U.S. or Canada.
Now look at this map and notice the countries that are shades of purple and those that are NOT. What color is the U.S. and Canada?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:World_popul...
Oh, I have also ridden the train is South Korea. They have Blue, Green and Red trains and the Red trains are people-cattle cars. I rode a Green train twice. They had squat toilets and you could see the rail bed through the hole!!! The Blue trains are suppose to be up to European standards but I never rode one.
I agree. High density is a must. And that is why I said LA-SF, Boston-NYC-Washington, and Toronto-Ottawa- Montreal. As for the rest, if reliable, good, modern clean and affordable rail system was offered on long-distance runs, there would be a clientele for it. At least I think so, but I may be mistaken. Again, in high-density areas, YES.

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#175738 Oct 19, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
I rode the train from just south of Seoul to Pusan. They had one stop in the middle of the country. The first led a shared a bench seat with a four-foot tall Korea lady who offered me a piece of dried cuttlefish (no thanks).
For the second leg I had a younger lady who spoke English. In fifteen minutes she proposed marriage to me and I enforced her I was already married and she said, "No problem, quicky quicky, hushy hushy divorce" and I said no way.
When the train arrived at Pusan she asked me where I was going and I told her to a hotel down by the docks and she said she would find me a hotel and I walked around the rail terminal until I got rid of her.
One of my younger brothers was in the Navy and sailed in for a three days port call. You have never seen anything until you see a couple of US Navy ships make a port call and 2,000 squids hit the beach. Prices quadruple and all kinds of hanky panky!
Your last Korean train experience must've happened a while back. I have not been , but somehow I believe the experience has vastly improved since then. And since that country is grossly overpopulated, it BADLY NEEDS good reliable fast train service.

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#175739 Oct 19, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
FOXNEWS.COM AND WND.COM PLUS WASHINGTONSTAR.CO
Republican party to vote in favour of immigration amnesty.
It was reported today from reliable sources (lol) that the Republican party will endorse immigration amnesty so that Cuban-Canadian Ted Cruz can be pardoned and granted U.§.citizenship. One condition for this happen, however, is that he spend 5 years as a fruit picker in California on Mexican wages. This means he will be eligible to run for the presidency in 2020 against either outgoing president Clinton or Biden.
Oh, you NEVER make racist comments, do you?!?

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#175740 Oct 19, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
<quoted text>
Your last Korean train experience must've happened a while back. I have not been , but somehow I believe the experience has vastly improved since then. And since that country is grossly overpopulated, it BADLY NEEDS good reliable fast train service.
Again, it all boils down to population density. Again, what color is South Korea? Dark Purple, the same as Japan. Still don't "egt it", do you?!?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:World_popul...

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#175741 Oct 19, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
Re my above and Obamacare Supreme Court ruling :
accept it as SETTLED LAW!!! Get OVER IT!!!(source : Rogue Scholar)
Who made it SETTLED LAW? The supreme court. Perfect. And no one's disputing the judgement and NO ONE came back on it. 2nd Amendment confirmed.

You've got your bloody nerve, though. What about both Houses', the prersident's and the Supreme Court's confirmation of the legality of Obamacare? While no one has disputed the 2nd amendment judgement in court or in the House or Senate, did Canadian Ted Cruz NOT halt the gov't in its track to get Obamacare repealed? What would you have said if the democrat house and senate had stopped the gov't in its tracks to get the 2nd amendment confirmation repealed?

Your words : "accept it as SETTLED LAW!!! Get OVER IT!!!(source : Rogue Scholar)"

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#175742 Oct 19, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>
Again, it all boils down to population density. Again, what color is South Korea? Dark Purple, the same as Japan. Still don't "egt it", do you?!?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:World_popul...
Colour , South Korea, Japan? Please explain what you're getting at, because it ain't workin'.

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#175743 Oct 19, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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Oh, you NEVER make racist comments, do you?!?
I know you won't come back on this one as you always do when stopped dead in your tracks, but I'd be grateful for you to show me, to show all of us, the nature of my racist comments . Here is the post you just referred to :

"Jacques from Ottawa wrote:

FOXNEWS.COM AND WND.COM PLUS WASHINGTONSTAR.CO
Republican party to vote in favour of immigration amnesty.
It was reported today from reliable sources (lol) that the Republican party will endorse immigration amnesty so that Cuban-Canadian Ted Cruz can be pardoned and granted U.§.citizenship. One condition for this to (corrected now) happen, however, is that he spend 5 years as a fruit picker in California on Mexican wages. This means he will be eligible to run for the presidency in 2020 against either outgoing president Clinton or Biden"

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#175745 Oct 19, 2013
Armed gun rights activists rally at the Alamo
Associated Press By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN

SAN ANTONIO (AP)— Several hundred gun rights activists armed with rifles and shotguns rallied outside of the Alamo on Saturday in a demonstration that broke a longstanding tradition of not staging such events at the enduring symbol of Texas independence.

Organizers called the "Come and Take It San Antonio!" rally after a confrontation two months ago in which San Antonio police threatened to arrest several gun rights activists who were carrying their rifles outside of a Starbucks. They oppose a local ordinance that they say impinges on people's gun rights.

Demonstrators waved flags emblazoned with "Come and Take It" and "Don't Tread on Me" fluttered above the crowd as gun rights leaders and politicians spoke about Texas liberty and the Second Amendment.
http://news.yahoo.com/armed-gun-rights-activi...

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#175746 Oct 19, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>
Again, it all boils down to population density. Again, what color is South Korea? Dark Purple, the same as Japan. Still don't "egt it", do you?!?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:World_popul ...
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
<quoted text>
Colour , South Korea, Japan? Please explain what you're getting at, because it ain't workin'.
You don't seem to grasp the idea of population density? Would you build a rail line across Antarctica? Why not??? I am not talking about the population density of penguins but of HUMANS!

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#175747 Oct 19, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
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Sadly, this is what I retain from your post, total projection : "Wake up and quit making excuses simply because the President is black." It says so much about you.
Truth Detector wrote:
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The pResident is black. Lick Lick, Lick, Lick!
That is what I get from your post. You like chocolate, Hmmm.
Yep, they will never accept the fact that Obama is half white or that is mother was white and the ancestor of people who owned slaves. Everyone know that all white people owned slaves and that all slavers were ... black.

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