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SNAFU: Can Our Military Be Saved?

Curtis108 Wrote: Jun 24, 2014 6:35 PM
Piper: NEWS FLASH: the military has been a social experiment since 1950.
CommonSense: There is an inherent conflict in accounting concerning auditors of any type, namely, that the "auditor" is being paid by the "auditee." I doubt any "auditor" worth hiring is willing for forgo payment merely to provide a solid audit.
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Make Congress Vote On War

Curtis108 Wrote: Jun 24, 2014 6:20 PM
Please, prior to the arrival of such an event, define "a true emergency." Now, when the next "true emergency" arises that does not meet your definition, let us hear nothing from you...
And when they are running for office and propose actions contrary to the Constitution, what is that called?
But please also make sure to mention that in the platform Ron Paul proposed as a "constitutionalist," 13 of the 15 actions he claimed he would take are, in fact, outside the powers of the office for which he was running.
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Patently Absurd Activism on 'Redskins'

Curtis108 Wrote: Jun 20, 2014 2:58 PM
Flattus...when this episode of this controversy started, some artist produced a new logo for the team, featuring a red potato in place of the Indian / Native American / Indigenous Offended Person / Displaced Ancient Asiatic. Had I the power, I would introduce the new logo and let the fun continue!
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Patently Absurd Activism on 'Redskins'

Curtis108 Wrote: Jun 20, 2014 2:53 PM
Yes, yes, the US Navy term "Sailor" is sexist and disparaging....
Of course. Now I'm quietly relieved that they have lost all the tax returns ever filed, and if you get audited, just claim that you emailed everything to Lois Lerner...
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Libertarians Versus Conservatives

Curtis108 Wrote: Jun 11, 2014 7:05 PM
Darby: What's the fourth?
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Libertarians Versus Conservatives

Curtis108 Wrote: Jun 11, 2014 7:02 PM
Chries: You are asserting facts not in evidence.The fact of the matter is that I am not naive; I am very aware of the results of the Protestant "Reformation" and the Catholic "Counter-Reformation." The fact that you assert that I am naive seems to indicate that your understanding of the history of Christianity is colored by the beliefs with which you agree. Given the inherent ambiguity of what I believe you would term "Scriptural evidence", I think that your objection is based on more your belief system than any allegedly "objective" facts. Given that, I doubt the you can (a) explain the difference between Shi'a., Sunni, and Sufi Islam, and (b) which one, based on your understanding of the Islamic religion, should represent ":Islam as a whole....
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Libertarians Versus Conservatives

Curtis108 Wrote: Jun 11, 2014 6:45 PM
Ress: But what are libertarians trying to do, except to impose their ideas on all of us via government?
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