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Our Deviant Society

ericynot Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 2:27 PM
opinions, We now owe so much money (and its associated interest) that if we eliminated all optional federal spending, including the entire military, we still could not balance the budget based on current federal revenues. Here, check this out:
Here's one usage of the term gentleman: The gentleman helped the fallen lady to her feet. Here's another, one we might hear from a newscaster or a police spokesman: Tonight we report on the arrest of two gentlemen who raped, sodomized and murdered an 80-year-old woman.

During earlier times, to be called a gentleman meant one was honest, brave, courteous and loyal. Today "gentleman" is used interchangeably in reference to decent people and the scum of the earth.

Much of today's language usage demonstrates a desire to be nonjudgmental. People used to shack up; now they cohabit or are living partners. Few young...