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Former Mexican President: We're Not Paying for a 'Stupid' Wall
Mon Feb 8, 2016
In reply to: Elatekaivatous #1.23 As a student of military history, I can say that there is a massive difference between fortifications that are designed to withstand attack with high explosives and thousands of specialist Engineers, and a fence or wall designed to keep people from crossing o …
'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Invokes the Fifth Before Congress
Thu Feb 4, 2016
And the referees are throwing out a red "Bulls**t flag on team Shkreli....
Judge Gives Man 5 Days for Child Porn, Rails Against Harsh Sentences
Sat Jan 30, 2016
In reply to: Paws93 #24.1 Would you be surprised to know that those movies are being made anyway? whether this guy ever looked at another picture or not, those movies are still being made.
Scholastic Pulls Children's Book Criticized for Depiction of Happy Slaves
Mon Jan 18, 2016
In reply to: Mark Thomas-9442785 #1.4 Ummm... yeah.... in the colonial period free men were free to starve to death. At least a slave was usually kept fed and in some kind of weatherproof shelter. If only to preserve the investment.So yeah. you could could be unlucky with no money and ...well …
Oscars May Have Black Host, But All White Nominees in Top Categories
Thu Jan 14, 2016
In reply to: whynot-3744228 #2 I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King, Jr. Or, in this case, ",.... but by their skill in film making."
Wal-Mart Sued Over Sale of Bullets Used in Pennsylvania Murders
Fri Jan 8, 2016
In reply to: mappy #5.1 Planet earth - Did you read the part that said that in PA it is legal to buy ammo for a rifle at age 18? And the defendant was 20? The article says the ammo caliber could be used for either type of weapon. As for checking for intoxication? Tell me any retail stor …
Ammon Bundy, Militia Members Occupy Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon
Sun Jan 3, 2016
Even the wing-nuts have an outer edge, and this seems to be one of them. the buzz on various militia and patriot sites are calling these folks all kinds of "stupid", "miss-guided", "gone full potato", or acting as shills for the Administration even. People have pointed out the timing for this couldn …
World Leaders in Paris Agree to
Sat Dec 12, 2015
Sounds like the opening chapter on some Tom Clancy-style thriller.... Then some eco-group decides that humans just won't ever give up "oil, gas, and coal" and the only why - they decide - is to kill off the majority of humans. Not an original thought... It has been used by some sci-fi writers before …
Citadel Stunned After Photos of Cadets Looking Like KKK Emerge
Thu Dec 10, 2015
I don't know why I will even bother... Ever hear of the Spanish Semana Santa (Holy week)? They have neighborhood organizations that parade in pointy hats, hoods and robes... and were doing it centuries before the KKK. Not everything that is a white head covering is a freaking racist statement! These …
Gun Linked to Paris Attackers Was Delivered to U.S. Dealer in 2013
Thu Dec 10, 2015
In reply to: Owen Harper #1.4 The gun in question was a pistol, not an "assault rifle". A ban on black rifles in the US is not going to hinder international terrorist one iota.
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