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Would he have preferred his mother followed this line of thinking?
I hope Roberts survives. By the way, Townhall, Mike Lee is from Utah, not Arizona.
I don't blame BK one bit.
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Officer Account: Brown "Bum-Rushed" Officer

RMan3 Wrote: Aug 18, 2014 5:20 PM
It's pretty interesting that Brown's behavior in the convenience store mirrors what is described in this phone call. In the store, he physically assaults the clerk after the clerk tries to stop him from leaving with stolen goods. When the clerk tries to stop him again, Brown goes after him a second time to further intimidate him. It worked - the clerk backed away. He doesn't appear to be a first-timer with this behavior. Now, In the phone call, we hear about Brown physically attacking the police officer who is trying to get out of his car. After a brief scuffle, the officer pursues him and tells him to freeze. Then Brown, just like in the convenience store, tries the intimidation move by rushing toward the officer. It appears Brown was the type who used his large body to intimidate people to get his way and, if that didn't make the person back down, he came back after them again. His weapon of choice? His huge frame. Unfortunately for him, the officer had a weapon, too.
Let companies know. Last week, we received a bunch of restaurant coupons in our weekly shoppers' guide. Most of them were in English only, including a Mexican restaurant. However, Wendy's coupons were in both English and Spanish. We tore them up. I then went to Wendy's web site and told them that we will not patronize any restaurant that prints these bilingual coupons. I live in rural midwest America. Wendy's used to be our favorite fast-food joint in town. Not anymore.
Perhaps the endorsement from Obama did him in?
And not one of the three network newscasts even mentioned this story tonight. Can you imagine them not covering an incumbent Republican senator dropping out of a race? Me neither.
"#2 You honestly believe that people would rather live at or just below the poverty level on government assistance than find a good paying job to support their families?" Well, YES. The system encourages this mentality. I have two friends who run local factories, and they have countless numbers of job applicants tell them it's better financially to stay on the government dole. A female job applicant recently told my friend that his salary offer was too high! If she took the job, she would make "too much" and would lose things like food stamps, Medicaid and government-paid daycare for her kids. She declined the good-paying job and kept her part-time job at a convenience store so she wouldn't lose all of her government freebies. Sorry, but welfare is indeed a nice little picnic for many people. It is teaching people that "work" is a dirty word. Our daughter is friends with a girl whose dad is a minister. He's also a farmer, and he recently gave away free potatoes to needy people in the area. Once word got around, hoards of local welfare people showed up for the free food. He said he was shocked that very few of them offered even a simple "thank you." A few weeks later, he decided to do it again with one little change - the people had to do a little work and dig up their own potatoes. He even supplied tools and gloves. Most of the same welfare crowd showed up, but not a single one of them wanted any potatoes now. He gave away NO potatoes that day. He had numerous people express anger over the fact that they were expected to "get their hands dirty."
See what happens when you put your finger in a light socket?
If the people in this poll are anything like my college students, the vast majority also can't identify the current Speaker, can't provide the name and party of their own member of Congress, can't name either Senator from their state (and can't even tell you that each state has two senators), don't recognize a picture of the Vice-President, and can't tell you which party controls the House and Senate. I ask my students about these topics every semester, and I've stopped being shocked at how little they know. However, when I ask them if they voted in the last presidential election, the majority of hands go up. (By the way, I teach mostly upper-level classes for juniors and seniors.)
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