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Our Deviant Society

Navy-baby Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:08 PM
Teachers, police, and firefighters are funded by LOCAL property taxes. Military is the only requirement of the NATIONAL government. Churches are supported by VOLUNTARY offerings--certainly not government monies.
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...