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by Vander
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: "You never let a serious crisis go to waste"
Replies: 22
Views: 553

Re: "You never let a serious crisis go to waste"

Right wingers sought to invade Iraq after 9/11, so you can shut the ★■◆● up if you're trying to say this is a left winger phenomenon.
by Vander
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: If I didn't already think the NFL/NBA were garbage enough...
Replies: 24
Views: 559

Re: If I didn't already think the NFL/NBA were garbage enough...

Seems to me TB had two options here. 1) recognize that yesterday's actions were in complete alignment with his purported championing of free speech or 2) be a tribal hack and completely miss the point that the previously small handful people kneeling as protest were joined yesterday not by people jo...
by Vander
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: You potheads are destroying the environment...
Replies: 14
Views: 494

Re: You potheads are destroying the environment...

I'm guessing Thunderbunny doesn't realize that you still can't sell recreational pot in California yet.
by Vander
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Clash of the retards...
Replies: 56
Views: 1384

Re: Clash of the retards...

We didn't start the fire... it was always burning since the worlds been turning...
by Vander
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A sobering assessment
Replies: 47
Views: 1107

Re: A sobering assessment

What I'm curious to see is how fast there will be a reversal of the trend to offload societal responsibility to "the market" when "the market" really starts getting deeply dysfunctional. Will there be enough clear eyed citizens to effect enough change through the pressure release valve of democracy ...
by Vander
Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Another leftist...
Replies: 22
Views: 498

Re: Another leftist...

I saw Shia Labeouf at last week's "leftist" meeting helping to construct some crosses to burn. Dude's pretty good with a hammer.
by Vander
Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Doug DeMuro
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Re: Doug DeMuro

I used to enjoy reading his stuff at Jalopnik.
by Vander
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This fool needs to be dismissed...
Replies: 12
Views: 492

Re: This fool needs to be dismissed...

How deplorable.
by Vander
Sun Jun 25, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This fool needs to be dismissed...
Replies: 12
Views: 492

Re: This fool needs to be dismissed...

What did this guy say that was so bad?
by Vander
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: texting pic
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: texting pic

woodchip, don't forget Anthony Weiner.


:)
by Vander
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Referendrum
Replies: 14
Views: 340

Re: Referendrum

TB, I really liked that you called out my stats earlier, and then posted that.

Ossoff - 31.5 million total. 24 million candidate, 7.5 million outside (PAC)
Handel - 23.7 million total. 4.9 million candidate, 18.8 million outside (PAC)

link
by Vander
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Referendrum
Replies: 14
Views: 340

Re: Referendrum

So Vander, unless you are deliberately obfuscating, the prior elections are meaningless. Who are you trying to fool here other than yourself? Prior elections are only meaningless if you don't want to acknowledge the reality that this has been a +30% Republican district for the past decade, and Repu...
by Vander
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Referendrum
Replies: 14
Views: 340

Re: Referendrum

What's your point? I also left out that D turnout is usually lower than R turnout in off year elections. GA-06 2014 total votes: 210,500 GA-06 2016 total votes: 326,000 GA-06 2017 total votes: 259,500 GA-06 2014 total R votes: 139,000 GA-06 2014 total D votes: 71,500 GA-06 2016 total R votes: 201,00...
by Vander
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Referendrum
Replies: 14
Views: 340

Re: Referendrum

I don't think many dems proclaimed they would win. Most that I saw said they could win, and some were a bit skeptical. I also think it's a bit weird to say losing 20 points in 6 months is some sort of Trump vindication.
by Vander
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Referendrum
Replies: 14
Views: 340

Re: Referendrum

GA-06 2014: R 66%, D 34%
GA-06 2016: R 62%, D 38%
GA-06 2017: R 52%, D 48%

This was almost a +30% R district a couple years ago. It was a +25% R district just last year. It was a +4% R district yesterday.
by Vander
Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Rape a 5 year old girl...
Replies: 9
Views: 328

Re: Rape a 5 year old girl...

but those three don't seem to have had any applied. Again, where are you getting this? Reporting on this says the records are sealed. WND and your link seem to be stating they got off, but without any factual information about the actual sentences. edit - btw, I think we discussed this last year, w...
by Vander
Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Rape a 5 year old girl...
Replies: 9
Views: 328

Re: Rape a 5 year old girl...

I don't understand where you're getting "no jail time." As far as I can see, the records are sealed so the public doesn't know. Also of note, the guilty are ages 7, 10, and 14, which begs an answer to "what is a proper sentence?"
by Vander
Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Hatred extending into violence.
Replies: 27
Views: 762

Re: Hatred extending into violence.

I sure wouldn't want to incite violence and hatred, but ★■◆● Peggy Noonan and the horse she rode in on.
by Vander
Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: President Ryan
Replies: 8
Views: 257

Re: President Ryan

I tend to think Trump wanted investigators to back off Flynn more out of loyalty than CYA, not that that makes any difference in terms of obstruction. I think Flynn came in and ingratiated himself to Trump. Gave him guidance, sort of a NatSec mentor. He checked a lot of the boxes Trump seems to like...
by Vander
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: President Ryan
Replies: 8
Views: 257

Re: President Ryan

As far as I know, it hasn't been suggested that Pence was involved in anything Flynn was doing. His involvement appears to have been on the due diligence end of bringing in the president's choice for NSA on while acting as head of the transition. He may have known about it, (congress did alert him a...
by Vander
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: President Ryan
Replies: 8
Views: 257

Re: President Ryan

I wouldn't say that. Pence is walking a legal mine field. Obtaining a lawyer doesn't mean you've stepped on a mine, lawyers also help guide you around the mines. It's an utterly prudent action if he has nothing to do with any Trump shenanigans. There are a lot of ways I can see Trump leaving office ...
by Vander
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: President Ryan
Replies: 8
Views: 257

President Ryan

I have a hard time imagining Trump finishing out the year as President for any number of reasons. It could be investigations by Mueller or Congress, it could be the emoluments lawsuit that just got filed (I don't see a path for Trump to get on the right side of the constitution without leaving offic...
by Vander
Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Kill as many democrats as possible!
Replies: 30
Views: 793

Re: Kill as many democrats as possible!

School shootings are a hoax perpetrated by the globalists to disarm the free people in advance of the U.N. invasion, who will use the geometric shapes of our street signs to direct them to potential resistance leaders.


-Vander, 2nd LT 103rd Keyboard Battalion, Veteran of the Jade Helm war.
by Vander
Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Kill as many democrats as possible!
Replies: 30
Views: 793

Re: Kill as many democrats as possible!

This is what the 2nd amendment is for!
by Vander
Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Leaker
Replies: 8
Views: 319

Re: Leaker

Trump won't release recordings because he's not a snitch like Comey. He believes in the sanctity of the FBI and doesn't want to embarrass them by disparaging their former director, and is a big enough man to take the heat for not releasing them. I'm sure that bullshit will get floated at some point,...
by Vander
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: What would it take?
Replies: 32
Views: 763

Re: What would it take?

Can you imagine the mushroom cloud produced by woodchip's head exploding if Hillary Clinton had fired the FBI director, and the FBI director said in congressional testimony that he thought he was fired because of what the FBI was investigating?
by Vander
Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Not that I care too much at this point...
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Re: Not that I care too much at this point...

Corrections are what news organizations do when they get something wrong.
by Vander
Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: What would it take?
Replies: 32
Views: 763

Re: What would it take?

I will speak for woodchip. If Trump did anything you would find halfway sane, that would probably do it.
by Vander
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A response to Manchester...
Replies: 75
Views: 2038

Re: A response to Manchester...

Was that TB's superhero origin story?
by Vander
Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: What would it take?
Replies: 32
Views: 763

Re: What would it take?

Trump has probably 30% that will never leave him. Nothing Trump will do will change that, because whatever he does can be played as sticking it to some hated group or another. Any failures can be blamed on some hated group or other. Then you have another 10% that think he's ridiculous, but since he'...
by Vander
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: What're the odds?
Replies: 17
Views: 521

Re: What're the odds?

Spidey wrote:Seems to me most of the "fear" is coming from others...

"Don't bomb them, you might make them mad".
"Don't offend them, you might make them mad"...
Etc...Etc...
Haha.
by Vander
Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: covfefe
Replies: 15
Views: 346

Re: covfefe

I'm so old I remember when dictionaries didn't rat me out on the words I had to look up.
by Vander
Tue May 30, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A response to Manchester...
Replies: 75
Views: 2038

Re: A response to Manchester...

I guess the part that I either don't understand or don't agree with is not differentiating between levels of extremism. I can certainly understand the viewpoint that says a woman forced to wear a burka is unacceptable and cutting off the head of an infidel is unacceptable, but they are not equivalen...
by Vander
Mon May 29, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A response to Manchester...
Replies: 75
Views: 2038

Re: A response to Manchester...

Nah. It's a wide topic with plenty of places for me to be hypocritical, but mostly no. You? Was my previous post an accurate summary of your thoughts on the matter?
by Vander
Sat May 27, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A response to Manchester...
Replies: 75
Views: 2038

Re: A response to Manchester...

There are other agendas at work in the middle east of course- not the least of which being access to energy resources upon which Europe and much of Asia is dependent. So you generally support our action's in the region for the purpose of resource extraction and trade routes, conflict doesn't drive ...
by Vander
Sat May 27, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A response to Manchester...
Replies: 75
Views: 2038

Re: A response to Manchester...

Wrong. We're involved in two PROXY wars. I think I should further clarify. The distinction between civil war and proxy war is the placement of arbitrary lines within a regional religious sectarian conflict, and it's mostly irrelevant to what I'm talking about. Our own involvement inherently makes t...
by Vander
Sat May 27, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A response to Manchester...
Replies: 75
Views: 2038

Re: A response to Manchester...

So you object to the basic premise, that war and strife create the conditions where extremism flourishes. Is that right?
by Vander
Fri May 26, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A response to Manchester...
Replies: 75
Views: 2038

Re: A response to Manchester...

You have to enumerate what "our part" is before we can have a discussion about it. With as much time as you seem to spend thinking on this topic, I kind of feel like you should already understand what I'm saying, even if to disagree. We're an active participant in two civil wars, our bombs have kil...
by Vander
Fri May 26, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A response to Manchester...
Replies: 75
Views: 2038

Re: A response to Manchester...

Yes, because western countries are totally at fault for all terrorism and it has nothing to do with a supremacist religious ideology indigenous to many of those countries. :roll: I didn't say terrorism is all the west's fault, I only put your map into perspective. If you think Islam is a supremacis...
by Vander
Fri May 26, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A response to Manchester...
Replies: 75
Views: 2038

Re: A response to Manchester...

Wow, makes you think...

...of what a comparable map would look like showing attacks involving western military in countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Lybia, Somalia, etc.