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So (again no offense meant) look it up and give a link. Fair or not, the burden is on you to prove that. Depending on who we speak to and what we are trying to prove, I imagine we have all been in that place.
I might question whether the stat exists. No offense meant to mandingo but it might be one of those things that get passed along as true but is not. Good point about what KIND of gun death it is. The death of a home invader shot by a mother with her small children hiding behind her is different than the death of that mother shot by a home invader. And if he chokes her to death after he rapes her, there is one less gun death but that is bad rather than good.
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Law 2, President 0

lemonfemale Wrote: Jul 01, 2014 11:22 PM
In point of fact, both Obama and Michelle retired. FactCheck says there were no proceedings pending against either one at the time. http://www.factcheck.org/2012/06/the-obamas-law-licenses/ And, yes, he DOES regard the Constitution as toilet paper.
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Thad Cochran's Voting-Rights Victory

lemonfemale Wrote: Jun 30, 2014 9:15 PM
I believe you are inferring what isn't there. Jacoby does not say he favored a Cochran victory. What he is saying is that next time someone talks about minority disenfranchisement tell them about where a surge is black turnout in Mississippi (no less) decided a Republican runoff. With not even a hint of voter suppression.
Wait a minute. That Princip got so close to the Archduke is called coincidence. What if THAT was God intervening?
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Marriage and its Discontents

lemonfemale Wrote: Jun 19, 2014 1:37 PM
I like this article. What I would say is that marriage is when people come together to say "We" instead of "you" and "I". If they do that, gender does not matter.
Actually the civil rights analogy holds. Only you have to go back earlier than Jim Crow, back to the Civil War. Slavery was how it had always been. The belief that someone had the right not to be enslaved was new. Marriage as it historically was not a union of a man and woman based on love, not until recently and still not in much of the world. We have inalienable rights the Constitution is silent on, as witness Amendment 9. Gay marriage is one of them. I have been married to the same man for over 40 years. I hold marriage sacred and I want that right for gay folk as well.
I like that. It correlates with free will. We have the right to be wrong. Therefore it is no stretch to imagine a God-given right to freedom of religion. Should this subject come up somewhere, I hope I remember your train of thought.
Well, not to offer an opinion on whether God dislikes homosexuality for some reason. The worst sexual sin? Worse than Ariel Castro? Worse than why Daddy's little girl sleeps in six pairs of pajamas? Worse than why police are lifting DNA samples from the blood soaked underwear of a three year old child? For that matter, worse than ANY rape?
To be absolutely fair, I can't say it was her laughter about the polygraph. But this is hardly the empowerment of women that she touts these days.
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