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by jonnygothispen
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Headlines
Topic: Israel's war crimes
Replies: 708
Views: 81258

Re: Israel's war crimes

https://www.mintpressnews.com/largest-land-grab-since-1948-israel-to-expel-36000-palestinians-from-negev/254564/?fbclid=IwAR0pZXHOWTycRPcF168hKD75Iwj4e63RNpPeo5okuSvNxzHJCuO0JGrV2pM “Largest Land Grab Since 1948” ~ Israel to Expel 36,000 Palestinians From Negev Given the Israeli state’s rejection of...
by jonnygothispen
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Headlines
Topic: Wouldn't it be great if everybody had a gun?
Replies: 5877
Views: 385581

Re: Wouldn't it be great if everybody had a gun?

This one really lays it out... Now with correct link : ) https://medium.com/the-new-leader/debunking-the-mythic-origin-of-the-second-amendment-bfe06dc06946 ... against what dangers or threats were Henry and Mason implying Virginia’s militia was a “last and best defense?” Certainly not foreign milita...
by jonnygothispen
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Headlines
Topic: El Chapo
Replies: 30
Views: 4378

Re: El Chapo

Life won't be complete without a spaghetti western called "El Chapo."
by jonnygothispen
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Catch All
Topic: Random thoughts
Replies: 1973
Views: 228503

Re: Random thoughts

Are hearing aids ear-relevant?
by jonnygothispen
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Best movies of 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 8678

Re: Best movies of 1977

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by jonnygothispen
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Music
Topic: Here they are, The Beatles...
Replies: 52
Views: 21656

Re: Here they are, The Beatles...

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-47160940 Forty years ago, two of music's biggest stars walked into BBC Radio 1 and sat down to review the week's new releases. Michael Jackson and George Harrison spent the next 90 minutes discussing singles by Foreigner, Nicolette Larson and The Blues Bro...
by jonnygothispen
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Headlines
Topic: 2nd Amendment phrasing finally resolved...
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: 2nd Amendment phrasing finally resolved...

an original understanding of the intent of bearing arms would also mean the state of the art in anno domini 1791, wouldn't it? like muskets and swords? there is a reason under the united states system that things are allowed to be revisited -- any court deciding on a hypothetical is de facto legisl...
by jonnygothispen
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Headlines
Topic: 2nd Amendment phrasing finally resolved...
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: 2nd Amendment phrasing finally resolved...

It's a good point, jonny, but good luck selling it in this day and age. Gun nuts don't really care what the Founders intended, unless it affirms their desire for unfettered access to any gun they want. Well, of course. Brick walls are more flexible. :) I wish I could get back to a simpler time when...
by jonnygothispen
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Headlines
Topic: 2nd Amendment phrasing finally resolved...
Replies: 6
Views: 272

2nd Amendment phrasing finally resolved...

I can't believe no one realized this earlier. Many have alluded to it, but never this clearly that I know of... https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/brian-oneill/2019/02/10/Brian-O-Neill-Slavery-root-of-the-Second-Amendment/stories/201902100107 “If the Second Amendment had been understood to have th...
by jonnygothispen
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: National Politics & Government
Topic: 97% Scientist Consensus: global warming is man-made
Replies: 5659
Views: 429085

Re: 97% Scientist Consensus: global warming is man-made

2:36 NASA video of monthly Arctic ice cover from 1991-2016... really puts it into perspective how quickly Earth's warming...

by jonnygothispen
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: National Politics & Government
Topic: President Trump's cabinet
Replies: 95
Views: 11234

Re: President Trump's cabinet

Oops! More Koch-caine... https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/02/trump-put-a-koch-official-in-charge-of-americas-drinking-water The Trump administration has placed a former Koch Industries official in charge of research that will shape how the government regulates a class of toxic chemicals contamin...
by jonnygothispen
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: National Politics & Government
Topic: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?
Replies: 1938
Views: 193751

Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Egggggscellent! https://secondnexus.com/news/bill-maher-venn-diagram-republicans-circle/ “So when you say they’re both equally bad, just know that doesn’t make you a sage. It’s a stupid person’s idea of a smart thing to say…It is the central fraudulent idea that allowed an outsider like Trump to get...
by jonnygothispen
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Headlines
Topic: Car recalls
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: Car recalls

gargantua wrote:Does anyone besides Takata even make airbags? Because they really, really, suck at it. It's amazing that they're still in business. They should be in jail.

Congress is pretty good at it... (Drumroll : )
by jonnygothispen
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: National Politics & Government
Topic: 97% Scientist Consensus: global warming is man-made
Replies: 5659
Views: 429085

Re: 97% Scientist Consensus: global warming is man-made

This is so exceptional: AGW activist, 16 year old Greta Thornburg's response to criticism of her advocacy... https://voxpopulisphere.com/2019/02/09/greta-thunberg-in-response-to-lies-and-hate-let-me-make-some-things-clear-about-my-climate-strike/ “I am just a messenger, and yet I get all this hate. ...
by jonnygothispen
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: National Politics & Government
Topic: How do foreigners feel about Trump?
Replies: 6
Views: 703

Re: How do foreigners feel about Trump?

Why do some British people not like Donald Trump? A few things spring to mind. Trump lacks certain qualities which the British traditionally esteem. For instance, he has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, no wit, no warmth, no wisdom, no subtlety, no sensitivity, no sel...

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