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re: Strength in diversity motto - weagle99
[quote]Diversity of skin color is meaningless.[/quote] Given the societal traits associated with skin color I don’t think it is meaningless. I don’t think it is a strength, but it has an impact. ...
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re: Strength in diversity motto - weagle99
[quote]Me: 'So, I saw on channel 3 yesterday that the motto of your committee is that Diversity is our Strength.' Her: 'Yes.' Me: 'Why?' Her: 'Because we are a diverse nation.' Me: 'That's a statement of condition. Not an assessment of benefit.' Her: 'All nations derive their strength from...
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re: Best looking full-size light-duty pickup truck? - weagle99
Best looking IMO [img]https://cdn.motor1.com/images/mgl/Om9ee/s3/2019-gmc-sierra-denali-first-drive.jpg[/img]...
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re: If the DEMs win in 2020 with an extreme-left platform, is it all over? - weagle99
Biden scares me as a candidate. He could beat Trump....
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re: If the DEMs win in 2020 with an extreme-left platform, is it all over? - weagle99
[quote]The civil war[/quote] Who exaclty will be fighting and how will they identify the enemy? ...
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re: Best guess on why the Democrat Party has embraced its fringe? - weagle99
The Left thinks GOP has embraced its fringe. The 2 ‘sides’ are more alike than they want to admit....
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re: Why are you satisfied with 5-4 Supreme Court rulings? - weagle99
[quote]FDR[/quote] The man was a tyrant. But Congress controls the makeup of the courts, even now....
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re: Why are you satisfied with 5-4 Supreme Court rulings? - weagle99
[quote]Kinda like all those unelected judges that you looooove like Hawaii, 7th circus, etc[/quote] You know, someone who questions groupthink isn’t necessarily a progessive lefty boogeyman :cheers: Things don’t have to be the way they are....
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re: Why are you satisfied with 5-4 Supreme Court rulings? - weagle99
[quote]If the split was 4 appointees from each side that would just give lower courts too much power[/quote] But then Congress could step in via legislation or the Amendment process, just as the Founders intended. ...
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re: Why are you satisfied with 5-4 Supreme Court rulings? - weagle99
[quote]Elections have consequences[/quote] Coincidentally, Congress has ceded much of its power to SCOTUS because its members would rather win elections than tackle real problems....
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re: Why are you satisfied with 5-4 Supreme Court rulings? - weagle99
[quote]Because we’re not socialist pussies.[/quote] Were the Founding Fathers? They designed the court with an even number of justices....
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re: Why are you satisfied with 5-4 Supreme Court rulings? - weagle99
[quote]you’d prefer 14-9?[/quote] Would prefer 5-3 or 6-4. I want an even number of Justices because I believe SCOTUS has too much power....
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Why are you satisfied with 5-4 Supreme Court rulings? - weagle99
Situations where a single unelected Justice is deciding the direction of the entire country....
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Notice how the word ‘unregulated’ now has a negative connotation for most people - weagle99
I want most things in our life unregulated. But almost everytime this word or concept is used the implication is that the lack of government oversight is a bad thing. And most people nod their heads. Just a small example of how the use of words a certain way can shape the political direction of...
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Products that are labeled ‘Designed and Supported in the USA’ - weagle99
Sometimes there is an American flag to make you think the products were made here and not by Chang’s daughter in a far away shop. Noticed on Allen Edmonds’ website they have a shoe labeled as ‘Designed in the USA’ but no word about where it is made....
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re: Metal Bed Frame Help - weagle99
Use the right size spanner socket with an angle bar....
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re: Like clockwork: New Zealand rushing to enact gun restrictions after shooting - weagle99
New Zealand will be used as an example by anti gun people in our country....
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Like clockwork: New Zealand rushing to enact gun restrictions after shooting - weagle99
Ardern said that the “worst act of terrorism on our shores” had exposed a range of weaknesses in New Zealand’s gun laws. Speaking after her weekly Cabinet meeting Monday evening local time, Ardern told reporters that ministers had agreed “in principle” to reform gun laws. “Within 10 days of th...
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re: Alleva was at Free Wade rally - weagle99
Lol, Alabama is garbage at everything other than football....
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