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HOPE FOR HEROIN ADDICTS
TownHall ^ | Dec 13 09 | J. Grant Swank, Jr.

Posted on 12/13/2009 5:28:58 AM PST by freedomyes

There are hundreds who see through this ritual.

(Excerpt) Read more at grantswank.blogtownhall.com ...


TOPICS: General Discusssion; Ministry/Outreach; Moral Issues; Prayer
KEYWORDS: addiction; christ; clinic; hope; missspelledblog
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1 posted on 12/13/2009 5:28:58 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes

I almost anticipated some snarky anti-Palin article, but No, it’s just bad spelling.


2 posted on 12/13/2009 5:35:56 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Macbeth is ripe for shaking, and the powers above put on their instruments.)
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To: freedomyes

Huh? A “heroine” is a female hero. “Heroin” is a opiate. I figured the article was just a clever play on words and would be about Palin fans, but it’s about drug addiction.

Sometimes, spell-check can be your worst enemy! LOL.


3 posted on 12/13/2009 5:39:29 AM PST by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Similarly I kept waiting for a play on words which never came.


4 posted on 12/13/2009 5:39:44 AM PST by posterchild (Endowed by my Creator with certain unalienable rights.)
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To: freedomyes

I find it difficult to take seriously someone who can’t spell, and doesn’t know the difference between heroin and heroine, but who nevertheless feels qualified to write about it and post their opinings on the Internet.


5 posted on 12/13/2009 5:43:46 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: freedomyes

...and now this.

The page you requested cannot be found.
We are sorry for the inconvenience.


6 posted on 12/13/2009 5:53:25 AM PST by wita
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To: freedomyes

Methadone as heroin substitute is of debatable value. They put my brother on it after his addiction to oxycontin ruined his life. That happened after a laminectomy.

The methadone kept him off the oxycontin, but methadone is dangerous when mixed with non opiate pain killers, which he still had to take because of his back. Methadone is particularly dangerous when mixed with benzodiazepines such as the commonly prescribed Xanax, which my brother was taking. The interaction killed him.


7 posted on 12/13/2009 5:55:19 AM PST by sig226 (Bring back Jimmy Carter!)
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To: freedomyes

Them junkies broke the interweb.


8 posted on 12/13/2009 6:00:41 AM PST by csvset
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To: wita

just s li’l bump in the road.

there are much more serious bumps in life.

:-)


9 posted on 12/13/2009 6:00:47 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: La Lydia

oh come on now. . .

a misspelled word and you really don’t get the wonder of the post’s message?

sad, isn’t it?

(ah-hem. or is it mispelled or misspelled. gosh. tough sledding when writing for the internet—that is, for some).


10 posted on 12/13/2009 6:02:27 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: csvset

ah, but no breakage at present. . .

all things good.


11 posted on 12/13/2009 6:02:58 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: sig226

with any drug intake, one must be very careful.

that’s the bottom line, naturally.

sorry to read about what happened in your brother’s life. very sad.


12 posted on 12/13/2009 6:04:42 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: Bryanw92

yes, that spell-check thing creeps up again. . .

otherwise, the sun is shining brightly where i sit.


13 posted on 12/13/2009 6:05:47 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes

Click here for the post since this particular posting is having tech difficulties:

http://grantswank.blogtownhall.com/


14 posted on 12/13/2009 6:16:55 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes

Misspelled has two Esses!


15 posted on 12/13/2009 7:10:44 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

:-)


16 posted on 12/13/2009 7:26:41 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes
I guess English is not J. Grant Swank, Jr.'s native language.

17 posted on 12/13/2009 8:40:38 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: freedomyes; Bryanw92

**Huh? A “heroine” is a female hero. “Heroin” is a opiate**

Beat me to it!


18 posted on 12/13/2009 9:11:08 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: freedomyes

I think we need more heroines!
Heroes too!


19 posted on 12/13/2009 9:17:55 AM PST by Gamecock
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

did you ever make a mistake?

let’s be charitable, eh?

:-)


20 posted on 12/13/2009 9:50:32 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes

Click here for the post since this particular posting is having tech difficulties:

http://grantswank.blogtownhall.com/


21 posted on 12/13/2009 9:51:18 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: Gamecock

true.

i am glad that you and others were able to get through to townhall posts on this article.

at first there was a glitch in the connection. it may still be there but i have asked for moderator to make correction so that persons can get through without difficulty.


22 posted on 12/13/2009 9:59:14 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: Salvation

yes.

sorry for the mistake.


23 posted on 12/13/2009 9:59:45 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes
U-2012>I guess English is not J. Grant Swank, Jr.'s native language.

did you ever make a mistake?

let’s be charitable, eh?

I'm being exceptionally charitable.

If J. Grant Swank, Jr. claims English as a first language,
then I would have to conclude that he is functionally illiterate.


24 posted on 12/13/2009 10:28:01 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

then here is my charitable suggestion to you:

every time you see the author’s name, skip his post, please.

that will keep you calm and save you time wasting minutes reviewing his articles.

all around, that should be a workable solution.

now enjoy this beautiful winter day. at least it is where i am.

merry christmas.


25 posted on 12/13/2009 10:30:27 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: ClearCase_guy

‘heroine’ is now ‘heroin’.

thank you, moderator, for making the spelling change in the title.


26 posted on 12/13/2009 10:37:33 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes
then here is my charitable suggestion to you:

every time you see the author’s name, skip his post, please.

that will keep you calm and save you time wasting minutes reviewing his articles.

all around, that should be a workable solution.

now enjoy this beautiful winter day. at least it is where i am.

merry christmas.

freedomyes
Since Nov 9, 2009

May you one day know the creator of the universe, YHvH, and His Salvation.

christmas is a Pagan feast created by false shepherds.

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
27 posted on 12/13/2009 10:37:47 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: posterchild

‘heroine’ is now ‘heroin’.

thank you, moderator, for making the spelling change in the title.


28 posted on 12/13/2009 10:38:05 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

o, ok. i get where you are coming from now.

by the way, the author knows Jesus as personal Savior.

he also knows that no one knows the exact date of Jesus’ birth.

nevertheless, he is thankful that there is an annual praise celebration regarding this birth and therefore takes full advantage of lauding Jesus during this holy season.

may you be blessed by Jesus whenever or never that you celebvrate his birth.


29 posted on 12/13/2009 10:40:29 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: posterchild

‘heroine’ is now ‘heroin’.

thank you, moderator, for making the spelling change in the title.


30 posted on 12/13/2009 10:41:17 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: Bryanw92

again, thank you for the correct spelling of ‘heroin.’

since all of us are not perfect, may i kindly point out in your note that “Heroin” is a opiate” that before the word “opiate” it should correctly read “an” rather than “a.”

but that is no biggy so if it doesn’t really matter, it doesn’t really matter.

after all, it’s the main gist of the post that is a marvel.


31 posted on 12/13/2009 10:44:39 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: wita

patience. . .

we are still working on getting the speedy connection to the post being as follows:

http://grantswank.blogtownhall.com/2009/12/13/hope_for_heroin_addicts.thtml


32 posted on 12/13/2009 10:46:50 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes

much appreciation to moderator for making the proper connection for this post on townhall.

thanks!

http://grantswank.blogtownhall.com/2009/12/13/hope_for_heroin_addicts.thtml


33 posted on 12/13/2009 10:52:35 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: La Lydia

HOPE FOR HEROIN ADDICTS


34 posted on 12/13/2009 10:53:41 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: csvset

HOPE FOR HEROIN ADDICTS

http://grantswank.blogtownhall.com/2009/12/13/hope_for_heroin_addicts.thtml


35 posted on 12/13/2009 10:54:10 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes

You used the word “heroin” many times in your article. I wasn’t pointing out that you misspelled it once. I was pointing out that you misspelled it EVERY TIME you used it, which indicated that you did not know you were using the wrong word.

I also pointed out that your mispelling of the word actually made the article seem to be about something else entirely, and I wasn’t the only person to think it was a Palin hit-piece.

Even then, I blamed it on your spell-checker, which is a common mistake these days. Other people called you illiterate. Not me.

You commented (in Post #13) on my spell-checker theory, and then came back several hours later (after no further comment from me) and posted this snarky little comment about my incorrect use of a/an. So, if you want to play like that, keep in mind that my mistake was a typo. Your mistake was due to ignorance. Does that make you feel better now? Now you can claim that everyone was mean to you when you posted your article on FR and misspelled the most important word in it because you lacked the vocabulary to recognize that there is another word spelled “heroine”.

Congrats! You win.


36 posted on 12/13/2009 11:09:08 AM PST by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority)
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To: freedomyes

Hope for Spell Check! :)


37 posted on 12/13/2009 11:09:29 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: Bryanw92

just thought i’d note your spelling of this word in two different forms in your recent note to me:

mispelling

misspelled

i’ll let you check out your note to discover where the above are placed.

anyhow, merry christmas.

wanna enjoy some egg nog?


38 posted on 12/13/2009 11:30:32 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: La Lydia

:-)


39 posted on 12/13/2009 11:30:54 AM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes
Is there anything ever posted anywhere on the web by "J.Grant Swank", that you do not post a thread of here?

Are you this "Swank" guy?

An assistant? His biggest fan (stalker, worshiper?) ?

His wife?

You exhibit even more fixation with this "J. Grant Swank" than he does himself, in regards to Islamists. And that's saying something. This story here is a break from the routine Islamophobia --- which subject matter long time freepers need no introduction to, nor additional reasons for.

So..what's the real story? What are you trying to accomplish? Make the "Swank" one a household name?

I have yet to see the man express an original thought. That doesn't necessarily mean that some of what he has to say does not bear repeating, mind you...

But tell us all here at FR; what's up with you?

40 posted on 12/13/2009 12:13:33 PM PST by BlueDragon (there is no such thing as a "true" compass, all are subject to both variation & deviation)
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To: BlueDragon

you seem to be reading a lot of his material. why?

please, his name with article brings you such angst.

when you see that name henceforth, please skip his post and use your time more wisely.

the author wants everyone to be happy, not depressed.

thank you.

merry christmas.


41 posted on 12/13/2009 1:35:36 PM PST by freedomyes
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To: La Lydia

yes

merry christmas


42 posted on 12/13/2009 1:49:27 PM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes

Bupe looks like a better alternative but methadone is big money.


43 posted on 12/13/2009 1:51:30 PM PST by FTJM
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To: freedomyes
One more time;

Why post here each & every thing J. Grant Swank publishes on the web?

Oh, while I'm at it, why post this particular thread in "Religion" at all?
Most all the "Swank" stuff which you've been bringing here non-stop, should be in "bloggers & personal", for he is an opinion writer, touching upon many subjects. It does appear that putting all of in "religion" on FR, is rather gaming the system, particularly when coupled with the sort of reply you gave me, such as;

Such most certainly does not even begin to answer the questions put to you, while handing out a sort of passive-aggressive stiff-arm, at the same time. Thanks for nothing.

Please post further Swank material more properly where it belongs...either in "bloggers & personal", or to borrow your own phrasing, maybe you yourself could "use your time more wisely" and don't post it here at all?

Quit hiding the Swank-spam in "religion", at the very least. This latest most certainly doesn't belong in that category.

44 posted on 12/13/2009 5:22:39 PM PST by BlueDragon (there is no such thing as a "true" compass, all are subject to both variation & deviation)
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To: BlueDragon

if the subject has to do with a religion or killing cult such as islam, it is appropriate to post it in ‘religion.’

‘religion’ covers religions or religious cults. it is that logical.


45 posted on 12/13/2009 5:41:51 PM PST by freedomyes
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To: BlueDragon

one more time:

logic would conclude that if the author’s posts annoy you, skip his name and posts.

others probably do.

those who do not do that then obviously want to read his posts. and they do read his posts.

so let freedom of choice reign on fr and elsewhere in our democracy.


46 posted on 12/13/2009 5:44:19 PM PST by freedomyes
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To: BlueDragon

did you read the post on heroin?

if you did, you would have realized that its main point is GOD. it is not heroin or a methadone clinic. it is GOD in redemption and prayer and faith.

spiritual themes are throughout that post.

read it again before concluding that it has nothing to do with religion and therefore should never have been posted under ‘religion.’

that in fact is exactly where it should have been posted—and so was posted there.


47 posted on 12/13/2009 5:51:04 PM PST by freedomyes
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To: freedomyes
I did not say nor conclude it had "nothing to do with religion". That would be to put words in my mouth which I did not say. I can guarantee you that you will win no friends around here with that particular methodology.

Even then, it is one man's, one blogger's "opinion", and would be better placed in a "blogger" category. Look at the link again. What is it called? from "blogtownhall" which is a subset of "Townhall".

Meanwhile, you still have not answered a single question.

What's up with that?

When will you answer? Ever?

48 posted on 12/13/2009 6:04:03 PM PST by BlueDragon (there is no such thing as a "true" compass, all are subject to both variation & deviation)
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To: freedomyes

Doesn't matter. Swank is a blogger. Put his stuff where it belongs.

Many have religious views, are informed by such, etc. It does no follow that all of which one opines about belongs in the religion forum of FR, even if they use religious language or symbolism.

49 posted on 12/13/2009 6:12:37 PM PST by BlueDragon (there is no such thing as a "true" compass, all are subject to both variation & deviation)
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To: BlueDragon

merry christmas and a happy new year.

but to get serious once again, the author has so many pressing items on his agenda that he does not take time out to answer questions such as you ask for he believes they are irrelevant.

he prefers to keep his time for getting out articles dealing with important matters, his expansive readership over half a century proving his conclusion to be valid.

after you have spent half a century writing books and thousands of articles in journals, magazines, newspapers and so forth, he will hopefully take out a wee bit of time to scan your questions.

in the meantime, merry christmas and a happy new year. he wishes you well, sincerely so.


50 posted on 12/13/2009 6:13:19 PM PST by freedomyes
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