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Also, even with Stand Your Ground, it still has to be self-defense. All Stan Your Ground does is make it so you don't have to prove you couldn't see a way to escape.
About 40 years ago, my father drove a road grader for the county. The workers once chose to keep all the jobs rather than some get fired and some get pay raises.
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Stop Calling It Marriage Equality

Old Carpenter Wrote: Oct 10, 2014 11:40 AM
Your argument doesn't hold. In your last sentence you deny any special treatment because now anyone can marry someone of the same sex. But earlier you complained when everyone was allowed to marry someone of the opposite sex. it should be made clear that no G/L was ever denied the right to marry someone of the opposite sex. While there may be some argument that support gay marriage, yours is not one of them.
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Old and In the Way?

Old Carpenter Wrote: Sep 25, 2014 6:29 AM
My Great Aunt used to say, "The only people who want to live to 90 are those who are 89."
I thought he said never let education interfere with your learning.
You might check what is referenced in the column. They must be covered on Obamacare until they are 26, therefore they must be children.
buster8- When you use quotation marks, you are suppose to use the actual quote. You did not.
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Petty Annoyances

Old Carpenter Wrote: Jun 04, 2014 5:20 PM
I started Kindergarten in 1963. I was in the group that was taught to read using sight reading instead of phonics. I have never been able to spell well. My Grandfather once told me not to use phonics, just sound the word out. I never could convince him what was wrong with that idea,
Way off topic
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The Great Divide in America

Old Carpenter Wrote: Apr 13, 2014 8:26 PM
I assume that you meant 180 degrees. 18 degrees is only a little more that 1/4 of a right angle.
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