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#161419 Apr 20, 2013
WildWeirdWillie wrote:
<quoted text>So we've moved from my problem to my unwillingness to be honest?
Huh.
My post was a sarcastic poke at you for dismissing the recently gun control legislation as a straw man while attempting to change the subject to bullying, even talking about laws to require school districts to expel kids who bully (which many of them are doing).
The general conversation about bullying has been going on for quite some time now, and it's far less likely you would encounter the same thing today that you did when your daughter was in school.
(There are 90,000+ public schools divided into 13,000+ public school districts in the United States, along with 20,000+ private schools. You'll find ample anecdotal evidence to claim schools have gone too far in addressing OR that schools are still ignoring the problem.)
People want to find an easy answer to tragedies like Newtown. Most of the coverage of the aftermath of that shooting I saw was on Fox, because by early Saturday morning CNN was blatantly trying to force the conversation to gun control. The NRA (which at least had the decency to wait a bit) turned around and tried to focus on mental illness (and more guns, of course).
The thing is, we have to talk about ALL those things, not just one of them. We do have to talk about mental illness, and how to balance between protecting the public and the privacy of the individual. We do have to talk about ways to close loopholes so that the checks we have in place are universal, not just for shootings like Newtown but for the street gun violence too.
If you really think that they are expelling bullies than you are not at all realistic. It may be almost 13 years since my daughter was in high school but I've been in schools to counsel in the last few years. I've seen it (bullying) I've reported it and I've gotten the same response that I got for my daughter and this time I was not a frantic parent I was a professional. Someone even proceeded to tell me what my client was doing to deserve it.
I was being a little facetious about laws to prevent bullying, but it is not any more ridiculous than thinking that you can stop school shootings by refusing to let everyone with a mental health diagnosis have a gun. For teens they can't own one anyway, I thought. So they're going to snatch their mom's or their uncle's or whatever.

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#161420 Apr 20, 2013
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>Yes bob. You meant that I should just shut my pie-hole, rather than advance my opinion of lisw's posts....unless, of course, my opinion is complimentary.
Not even close.
In which case, as I said yer too stupid for this thread.

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#161421 Apr 20, 2013
(IMO).

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Since: Dec 06

Lafayette IN

#161422 Apr 20, 2013
lisw wrote:
<quoted text>If you really think that they are expelling bullies than you are not at all realistic. It may be almost 13 years since my daughter was in high school but I've been in schools to counsel in the last few years. I've seen it (bullying) I've reported it and I've gotten the same response that I got for my daughter and this time I was not a frantic parent I was a professional. Someone even proceeded to tell me what my client was doing to deserve it.
I was being a little facetious about laws to prevent bullying, but it is not any more ridiculous than thinking that you can stop school shootings by refusing to let everyone with a mental health diagnosis have a gun. For teens they can't own one anyway, I thought. So they're going to snatch their mom's or their uncle's or whatever.
It would be unrealistic for someone to claim that the problem of bullying has been 'fixed', but that's not what I said.

What I said was that the general conversation about bullying has been going on for quite some time now, and it's far less likely you would encounter the same thing today that you did when your daughter was in school. That said, with over a hundred twenty thousand public and private schools in this country it's easy to find anecdotal evidence to support any position you want to take. Not all schools or communities are on the same page on the issue, and more needs to be done.

It would be ridiculous for anyone to say there is 'one thing' that should be talked about or done in an effort to prevent future Tucson/Aurora/Newtown shootings, whether it's bullying or background checks or mental health or no-buy registries or gun owner personal responsibility or anything else relevant.

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#161423 Apr 21, 2013
bad bob wrote:
<quoted text>
Not even close.
In which case, as I said yer too stupid for this thread.
Absenting myself because someone here isn't Fonda Kathryn, would be stupid.
What you meant, was that if Roberta or Chris or Lyndi had an opinion on 'what your problem is', you'd be just as quick to defend them, because they would just have been using a figure of speech.

Lis herself has admitted she wasn't jesting, or 'trying to help,' but remonstrating Willie.

It just happens to be her favorite conversation starter, and you're cool with it.

It just happens that I wasn't.

G'nite bob.

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#161424 Apr 21, 2013
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>Absenting myself because someone here isn't Fonda Kathryn, would be stupid.
What you meant, was that if Roberta or Chris or Lyndi had an opinion on 'what your problem is', you'd be just as quick to defend them, because they would just have been using a figure of speech.
Lis herself has admitted she wasn't jesting, or 'trying to help,' but remonstrating Willie.
It just happens to be her favorite conversation starter, and you're cool with it.
It just happens that I wasn't.
G'nite bob.
Uhhh no! What I meant was, I would say the same thing for the others in relation to whatever field or expertise they were versed in. IOW, if you were a civil engineer, I wouldn't be in here 2nd guessing you on issues of which you have much better knowledge.

Lis said she wasn't trying to "help" Willard, but Willard wasn't my point.

I said: "You couldn't possibly know what problems Lis may or may not have of her own, merely because she tries to help another with what she truly believes from experience is "their problem".

I guess Wilson took that to mean him, but it's the nature of Lis' former vocation to try and help <people> with their problems.

Elementary really, if one reads what's written and not what one thinks it should say.

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#161426 Apr 22, 2013
bad bob wrote:
<quoted text>
Uhhh no! What I meant was, I would say the same thing for the others in relation to whatever field or expertise they were versed in. IOW, if you were a civil engineer, I wouldn't be in here 2nd guessing you on issues of which you have much better knowledge.
Lis said she wasn't trying to "help" Willard, but Willard wasn't my point.
I said: "You couldn't possibly know what problems Lis may or may not have of her own, merely because she tries to help another with what she truly believes from experience is "their problem".
I guess Wilson took that to mean him, but it's the nature of Lis' former vocation to try and help <people> with their problems.
Elementary really, if one reads what's written and not what one thinks it should say.
You know what your problem is? This is message board.
This isn't Dear Abby. Folks don't come here to fix their problems, whether real, or imagined by Lisw.

Have a great day, bob.

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#161427 Apr 22, 2013
erm...'a' message board.

Sorry.

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#161429 Apr 22, 2013
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>You know what your problem is? This is message board.
This isn't Dear Abby. Folks don't come here to fix their problems, whether real, or imagined by Lisw.
Have a great day, bob.
This board is for WHATEVER a poster chooses to write! This particular thread is political, morphed into current events. There are scores of OFF TOPIC msgs in here over the years, many of them written by me. If you don't like the msg, buzz off or SCROLL PAST THE DAMN THING!

I'm now done with this.

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#161430 Apr 22, 2013
bad bob wrote:
<quoted text>
This board is for WHATEVER a poster chooses to write! This particular thread is political, morphed into current events. There are scores of OFF TOPIC msgs in here over the years, many of them written by me. If you don't like the msg, buzz off or SCROLL PAST THE DAMN THING!
I'm now done with this.
I was done with it after my first post on the subject.

Which you obviously didn't like, but somehow, failed to scroll past.

Irony - it's what's for dinner!!

“Rainbow: God's covenant ”

Since: May 07

Clearwater, FL

#161431 Apr 24, 2013
bad bob wrote:
<quoted text>
This board is for WHATEVER a poster chooses to write! This particular thread is political, morphed into current events. There are scores of OFF TOPIC msgs in here over the years, many of them written by me. If you don't like the msg, buzz off or SCROLL PAST THE DAMN THING!
I'm now done with this.
Can we write about Napolitano and how she lied under oath? Hope this gets more attention than Benghazi. Meida matters is already foaming at the mouth.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/04/23/ja...

“Rainbow: God's covenant ”

Since: May 07

Clearwater, FL

#161432 Apr 24, 2013
Last week, she refused to answer any questions about the Saudi, calling South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan’s inquiry “so full of misstatements and misapprehension that it’s just not worthy of an answer.”

Napolitano firmly responded:“He was not on a watchlist. What happened is — this student was, really when you back it out, he was in the wrong place at the wrong time. He was never a subject. He was never even really a person of interest. Because he was being interviewed, he was at that point put on a watchlist, and then when it was quickly determined he had nothing to do with the bombing, the watch listing status was removed.”[Emphasis added]

But Napolitano’s account today confirms a report by TheBlaze on Monday. It details how a Department of Homeland Security official told us that Alharbi was placed on a terror watchlist after being detained.

Since: Sep 10

Fremont, CA

#161433 Apr 24, 2013
Chris Clearwater wrote:
Last week, she refused to answer any questions about the Saudi, calling South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan’s inquiry “so full of misstatements and misapprehension that it’s just not worthy of an answer.”
Napolitano firmly responded:“He was not on a watchlist. What happened is — this student was, really when you back it out, he was in the wrong place at the wrong time. He was never a subject. He was never even really a person of interest. Because he was being interviewed, he was at that point put on a watchlist, and then when it was quickly determined he had nothing to do with the bombing, the watch listing status was removed.”[Emphasis added]
But Napolitano’s account today confirms a report by TheBlaze on Monday. It details how a Department of Homeland Security official told us that Alharbi was placed on a terror watchlist after being detained.
You need to get a life, dude.

Get a hobby. Take a trip. Do some gardening. Something.

You're torturing yourself with paranoia.

“Help Cecil Help!”

Since: Dec 06

Lafayette IN

#161434 Apr 24, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>
You need to get a life, dude.
Get a hobby. Take a trip. Do some gardening. Something.
You're torturing yourself with paranoia.
The far right seems to be having a party in its pants over this Saudi national, who has visited the White House several times and is actually bin Laden's son.

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#161435 Apr 24, 2013
Chris Clearwater wrote:
<quoted text>
Can we write about Napolitano and how she lied under oath? Hope this gets more attention than Benghazi. Meida matters is already foaming at the mouth.
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/04/23/ja...
More info about Hilary & Benghazi is coming out too, there's a 50% chance she will finally be held accountable along with the Asst Sec of State.

Course I'm for tossing 'em ALL in jail until someone sings, or until the paper trail truth is exposed. But alas, the law must be followed, even for twits.

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#161436 Apr 24, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>
You need to get a life, dude.
Get a hobby. Take a trip. Do some gardening. Something.
You're torturing yourself with paranoia.
HAH! That'd be humorous if it wasn't so pathetic, chaser, but I can understand why you'd want ANYthing related to this administration SWEPT under the rug.

You allegedly are able to travel all over the globe, yet still
find numerous opportunities to post in here REGULARLY. Fffffft!
Bored much?

Since: Jun 08

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#161437 Apr 24, 2013
bad bob wrote:
<quoted text>
More info about Hilary & Benghazi is coming out too, there's a 50% chance she will finally be held accountable along with the Asst Sec of State.
Course I'm for tossing 'em ALL in jail until someone sings, or until the paper trail truth is exposed. But alas, the law must be followed, even for twits.
When they caught the second brother from the Boston bombing, Shephard Smith said "What a triumph for Obama." And I thought "now wait a minute," why is this Obama's triumph and Benghazi was not Obama's fault, nor the fact that noone has been caught for that attack.

Since: Sep 10

Hermosa Beach, CA

#161438 Apr 24, 2013
bad bob wrote:
<quoted text>
HAH! That'd be humorous if it wasn't so pathetic, chaser, but I can understand why you'd want ANYthing related to this administration SWEPT under the rug.
You allegedly are able to travel all over the globe, yet still
find numerous opportunities to post in here REGULARLY. Fffffft!
Bored much?
You doubt my veracity?

“Help Cecil Help!”

Since: Dec 06

Lafayette IN

#161439 Apr 24, 2013
lisw wrote:
<quoted text>When they caught the second brother from the Boston bombing, Shephard Smith said "What a triumph for Obama." And I thought "now wait a minute," why is this Obama's triumph and Benghazi was not Obama's fault, nor the fact that noone has been caught for that attack.
Uhhhh ... I'm not Shepard Smith, and I have no idea why he said that. I don't give Obama any credit for that.

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#161446 Apr 24, 2013
lisw wrote:
<quoted text>When they caught the second brother from the Boston bombing, Shephard Smith said "What a triumph for Obama." And I thought "now wait a minute," why is this Obama's triumph and Benghazi was not Obama's fault, nor the fact that noone has been caught for that attack.
And Russia warned the US about Tamerlan, he goes back to Dagestan, for 6 months, a known Chechnyen area, and is allowed back into the US without being immediately red flagged? Who dropped THAT ball?

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