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Posts by Henrietta

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  • Trolls, Honest Dissenters, And The Marketplace of Ideas in a Free Republic

    05/16/2004 2:54:31 PM PDT · 186 of 568
    Henrietta to Admin Moderator

    You should remove post #174 as well, if you're going to remove my reply to it...

    Please do try to be evenhanded.

  • Trolls, Honest Dissenters, And The Marketplace of Ideas in a Free Republic

    05/16/2004 2:51:51 PM PDT · 183 of 568
    Henrietta to cyborg

    Go ahead...I'm honored that you saved them.

    You tried to get me banned because I exposed you as a racist, and you didn't cotton to that. You then told the admin mod that I was "stalking" you when I told you that I didn't think the admin mod liked the fact that you were lying to try to get me banned because you didn't like the opinions that I was expressing. You lied.

    It didn't work. Now the admin mod knows you're a liar. So does everyone else reading this thread.

    I didn't originally post to you, nor did I mention you by name, but you responded to my post. Should I tell the admin mod that you are stalking me? Or do you think that maybe you should just refrain from posting to me if you don't like me?

  • Trolls, Honest Dissenters, And The Marketplace of Ideas in a Free Republic

    05/16/2004 2:46:23 PM PDT · 173 of 568
    Henrietta to HAL9000

    "I support viewpoint discrimination, but try to maintain a civil level of discourse."

    I guess viewpoint discrimination is easier and less mentally taxing than actual debate and trying to see the other person's point of view.

    DonaldDuke, Dane, Cyborg and other nasties have brought down the level of discourse on this site, and it's a shame, really, because it just doesn't have to be that way...

  • Trolls, Honest Dissenters, And The Marketplace of Ideas in a Free Republic

    05/16/2004 2:43:52 PM PDT · 169 of 568
    Henrietta to cyborg

    Your whining to the admin mods did no good. Still fishing?

  • Trolls, Honest Dissenters, And The Marketplace of Ideas in a Free Republic

    05/16/2004 1:42:22 PM PDT · 93 of 568
    Henrietta to HAL9000

    "In a nutshell, we at FR do not support viewpoint discrimination."

    There are many people here who support viewpoint discrimination, and flame those who don't jump on whatever the bandwagon du jour is. It's gotten so unpleasant that I don't visit as often as I used to...

  • Trolls, Honest Dissenters, And The Marketplace of Ideas in a Free Republic

    05/16/2004 1:40:23 PM PDT · 90 of 568
    Henrietta to explodingspleen

    "On the other hand, the mods can be a little nuts sometime."

    Agreed. Sometimes some nasty freeper will accuse one of "stalking" or some such nonsense, in an effort to get one banned, and the admin mods jump down your throat before investigating and finding out that the complainer is a liar. They do apologize when they are wrong, though.

  • Nevada Officer Down, Prayers Requested

    05/11/2004 6:40:02 PM PDT · 14 of 15
    Henrietta to Crapgame
    "Deputy Wiberg lost control of his vehicle which drifted into oncoming traffic. "

    Was the guy that he hit injured?
  • Limbaugh's school of hard knocks for other guys

    05/10/2004 3:10:18 PM PDT · 321 of 321
    Henrietta to DonaldDuke
    "I don't think so. This isn't you, according to your claim, so there's no reason I would be posting the links with her full name on here. "

    If you aren't going to post the links to posts that you claim are from me, then I am left with the conclusion that you know I didn't post those quotes, and are just lying to try to discredit someone who disagrees with your position that it's okay to abuse prisoners.

    Put up or shut up.
  • Limbaugh's school of hard knocks for other guys

    05/10/2004 9:34:01 AM PDT · 318 of 321
    Henrietta to DonaldDuke
    "I'll take your word for it. Must be some other Henrietta :)."

    Feel free to post the links...
  • Limbaugh's school of hard knocks for other guys

    05/09/2004 4:44:16 PM PDT · 305 of 321
    Henrietta to DonaldDuke
    "Do you recognize these quotes:

    "The so-called "War on Terrorism" is a misnomer. It should be named the "War on Freedom."

    "All I know is, even if Hilary Clinton runs against Bush, I will not vote for him a second time. Holding my nose the first time was bad enough. I knew he was a globalist and would sell us out. But I never imagined he would become an out and out fascist."

    Pin the sigs on, there's a good girl ;)."

    No, I don't recognize them. Not only did I not "hold my nose" and vote for Bush, I actively worked for his election.

    You seem to be trying very hard to discredit me in order to avoid answering the question: How does the sexual abuse and humiliation of Iraqui prisoners make Americans safer?
  • Limbaugh's school of hard knocks for other guys

    05/09/2004 2:58:49 PM PDT · 302 of 321
    Henrietta to DonaldDuke
    Your post fails to explain to us why stripping prisoners naked and taking trophy photos of them in humiliating positions protects American lives. Other ways exist of "breaking" prisoners without making us look like the savages that we just dethroned in Iraq. Again, no explanations, just another insult from you.

    It appears as if your reading comprehension is nil. Just answer the question, if you can.
  • Limbaugh's school of hard knocks for other guys

    05/09/2004 1:36:23 PM PDT · 293 of 321
    Henrietta to DonaldDuke
    "Sigh. The explanation is in my original post to you, as you probably know, if you're not a vegetable. But I don't have any interest in "debating" someone who looks like a member of the chemtrail crowd ;). Now go away."

    This is a public forum, and if you don't want a debate, then you can simply stop replying to my posts, but I will not "go away."

    You still have not explained to us why stripping prisoners naked and taking trophy photos of them in humiliating positions protects American lives. Other ways exist of "breaking" prisoners without making us look like the savages that we just dethroned in Iraq. Again, no explanations, just another insult from you.
  • Limbaugh's school of hard knocks for other guys

    05/09/2004 1:22:26 PM PDT · 287 of 321
    Henrietta to DonaldDuke
    "Ah. You don't read so well? Thought so."

    Still no explanation, just another insult. I take it that you agree with what I posted, then, DavidDuke?
  • Limbaugh's school of hard knocks for other guys

    05/09/2004 1:18:38 PM PDT · 285 of 321
    Henrietta to jwalsh07
    "Kill them on the battlefield by the millions, I'm OK with it. Use prisoners to star in one's own personal sado-sexual porn films? No way."

    You hit it on the head! I completely agree!
  • Limbaugh's school of hard knocks for other guys

    05/09/2004 1:17:07 PM PDT · 283 of 321
    Henrietta to DonaldDuke
    "Actually, the resaon (sic) no explanation has been given is that if you didn't understand what I was saying to you, you have an IQ of about four. That's slightly below par, even for the segment of FR who's routinely outraged on behalf of the Islamic terrorists."

    No, the reason you gave no explanation for your claim that abusing Iraqui prisoners somehow protects American lives is because you don't have one.

    If you don't understand the question, and can't give an answer, then I suggest that apart from being a lawless thug, *you* probably have the subhuman IQ, not I.

    Those of us human enough to be outraged at the conduct of those who are responsible for the abuse of Iraquis feel this way because we expect more of our countrymen, not because we spend our time being "routinely outraged," as you so patronizingly put it.

    I'd tell you to "Go back and try again, Sir" but you don't deserve the courtesy of being addressed thusly.

    We're all still waiting for your explanation of how humiliating Iraqui prisoners makes Americans safer. You'll probably continue to duck the issue by claiming that we all wouldn't understand, and continue to insult the intelligence of those who want an explanation for your earlier post. I think what you really meant to say is that the mistreatment of Iraqui prisoners makes you *feel good*, and so nothing should be done to curb it. Good people like me and others who feel sickened by these photos think people like you are no better than the thugs in Iraq whose regime we toppled.
  • Limbaugh's school of hard knocks for other guys

    05/08/2004 9:30:11 PM PDT · 40 of 321
    Henrietta to new cruelty
    "Most reasonable people expressed disgust by the sight of the bound, nude, hooded men in American custody being forced to degrade themselves sexually."

    Sadly, some here on FR had much the same reaction as Rush. One depraved soul here on this site actually claimed that those who were debasing Iraqui prisoners were "protecting American lives." I asked him to explain how mistreating prisoners in our charge protected Americans. Predictably, no explanation has been given.

    People who think that this is "no big deal" are sick, sick, sick.
  • The small-town girl who ended up on every channel (Lynndie England – Leash Girl)

    05/06/2004 8:49:05 PM PDT · 272 of 308
    Henrietta to DonaldDuke
    "This was done to save American lives, an objective seemingly quite unimportant to a great many people here."

    Please explain to those of us on this thread who have a shred of human decency (note: this leaves you out) what humiliation of Iraqui prisoners has to do with saving American lives.

    "Now excuse me, while I go puke."

    Yes, you are a puke. As I said, there is NO excuse for this behavior.
  • The small-town girl who ended up on every channel (Lynndie England – Leash Girl)

    05/06/2004 9:48:40 AM PDT · 140 of 308
    Henrietta to AD from SpringBay
    "I'm having difficulty caring. The man on the leash is an enemy combatant - not someone who forgot to buckle up before driving to Kroger."

    As one earlier poster said, we judge ourselves by OUR standards, not the standards of the enemy which we are fighting.

    We treat our prisoners humanely, period. There is no excuse for this behavior, period. Would you want OUR soldiers treated this way, merely because they are enemy combatants?
  • The small-town girl who ended up on every channel (Lynndie England – Leash Girl)

    05/06/2004 9:45:54 AM PDT · 137 of 308
    Henrietta to Sloth
    "What a moron. Make an example of her."

    I hope she goes to prison for a long, long, time. No punishment can compensate for the horrible image she has given our military.

    Just goes to show, give people power and they WILL abuse it.
  • The small-town girl who ended up on every channel (Lynndie England – Leash Girl)

    05/06/2004 9:40:21 AM PDT · 128 of 308
    Henrietta to dead
    The picture at the top of this thread makes me want to vomit.

    For every person that says that we don't needs guns to protect ourselves from our own government, this picture proves otherwise. We are no different from the Iraquis with respect to what happens to people when one group gets to play "prison guard" and one group gets to play "prisoner." The guards become oppressors, and the prisoners become the oppressed.

    As a side note, where was the outrage in the Arab community when Saddaam was doing worse than this to his OWN people??
  • Police settle excessive force suit with 71-year-old (blind) woman

    05/03/2004 12:43:05 PM PDT · 54 of 85
    Henrietta to bang_list
    JBT bang
  • Florida Legislative Outrage

    05/02/2004 9:12:28 PM PDT · 69 of 70
    Henrietta to Tiger500
    "They apparently have a very exaggerated important feeling for themselves and are using very blatant and inhuman irreparable character assassinations, kin to a terrorist attack on individuals with no political motivation."

    A terrorist attack? Oh, my. And you accuse me of being self-important?? Wait, wait, I'm still laughing at the irony...

    You apparently don't know when to quit, do you? Pointing out that you deliberately exaggerated and outright lied on this thread is hardly inhuman, nor does it amount to character assasination. The truth is my only motivation. From your postings, it is apparent that you have nothing but contempt for the truth.

    My advice to you (which I'm sure you won't take, any more than your stupid brother would take a sensible lawyer's advice on his ridiculous eminent domain suit) is when you find yourself in a hole, stop digging! Stop exaggerating, stop lying, stop misrepresenting, and just admit that you LIED about the nature of your brother's case, and try to be more truthful in the future.

    Oh, and don't even bother with threats. They don't work with real lawyers.
  • High Court to Officers: Check Paperwork (BATFE)

    05/02/2004 1:57:27 PM PDT · 126 of 146
    Henrietta to Mulder
    "All 9 of them are statists.

    The "conservative" ones don't recognize the 1st, 4th, or 9th amendments.

    The "liberal" ones don't recognize the 2nd or 10th amendments."

    Well put, Mulder, and worth repeating. This court jeapordizes our rights, and no Bush appointments are going to stop it.
  • Florida Legislative Outrage

    05/02/2004 1:38:33 PM PDT · 67 of 70
    Henrietta to Tiger500
    "Are you trying to defame me?" Would you like to talk to my lawyer now as your beliefs are in your posting?"

    Defamation does not apply here, but I wouldn't expect you to know that, as your grasp of the law has proven to be rather vague.

    "How can you with no more info than you have decide that I was not involved?"

    Because you weren't, that's why. From your own description of the events, your *brother* was involved; you were not. He ended up with nothing by the time *he* paid the lawyer. You were neither the plaintiff nor the lawyer, so you were not "involved" in any rational sense of the word.

    "Would you like to talk to my lawyer now as your beliefs are in your posting?"

    Your silly veiled threats mean absolutely nothing to me, pal. I'd be happy to talk to your two-bit lawyer. But first you'll have to pay him a rather large retainer, because lawyers don't take loser cases like yours on contingency. Be prepared to spend a lot of money. You'll have to subpoena JimRob to try to find out who I am. It's also gonna cost you a lot of money to try to get jurisdiction over me in your state. And if by some miracle you managed to do that, you'd still lose on the defamation theory. You apparently don't get that when you anonymously post lies and exaggerations (that is, when you are proven to be a liar and an exaggerator) on a public forum, the mere pointing out of that FACT is not defamation. But if you would like to spin yourself into butter over your supposed injury, be my guest; as I said, your silly threats mean nothing to me.

    It sounds like you are just pissed off at lawyers who "live off other people's problems" and lose cases where greedy people like your brother should have taken market price and been happy with it. He did get something for his property, but because he tried to get greedy, he ended up with nothing. Kinda sounds like that Aesop's fable about the fox and the grapes.

    Yes, you are right that my opinion is not "better than all the opinions in the world", just better than the wrong ones! We lawyers give opinions for a living, and look at the past law to determine what future outcomes are likely. People pay me a lot of money for my opinions, so my opinions *are* worth more than yours, unless you are being regularly paid thousands of dollars for them. In your case, it sounds like your brothers lawyer had an opinion that was just plain wrong, and any look at previous eminent domain cases would have shown him that. Or maybe your brother's lawyer gave your brother his professional opinion, and your brother was blinded by greed and decided to fight anyway. Either way, he lost, and you should just get over it.
  • Florida Legislative Outrage

    04/30/2004 7:11:44 AM PDT · 64 of 70
    Henrietta to Tiger500
    "I am not a lawyer..."

    And yet in your previous post, you claimed to have been "involved" in the case. Now it seems clear you were not.

    "Land out in the rolling plains of South Dakota were selling for $30 an acre at the time (about $100 an acre now)."

    If the land in question was selling for $30 an acre, then the established market price was $30 an acre.

    "The acre wanted by Boeing to build a Minuteman launch tube was adjacent and connected to a public road."

    The land was not wanted by Boeing, the land was wanted by the GOVERNMENT to build something to benefit the PUBLIC. The fact that a private contractor contracted with the government to build it does not somehow become a private purpose.

    "Farmer offered around $3,000 for it and refused, had to be condemned, then court ordered him to be paid at appraised value of $30 and he had to pay his lawyer which was considerably more than the original offer."

    Your earlier post claimed that he received NOTHING. Now it seems clear this was not the case. He got market value for his land.

    Please stop trying to mislead people by claiming things happened that did not happen.
  • Airport Screeners Accused of Stealing from Luggage

    04/29/2004 10:28:19 PM PDT · 25 of 31
    Henrietta to arjay
    "I wonder about people who pack firearms in their luggage for a flight. I did that once many years ago, but I would not take a chance anymore.

    I just do not see any way to safely put a firearm on a passenger plane without great danger of it being stolen."

    When I travel with a firearm, I lock the bag. I also ask the gate agent to sign a form saying that she saw me put such and such brand of gun, serial number whatever, in the bag and lock it. That way, if it disappears, the airline and everyone else handling that bag has some 'splaining to do, and I have proof of my stolen property.
  • Florida Legislative Outrage

    04/29/2004 10:16:47 PM PDT · 62 of 70
    Henrietta to Tiger500
    "Most cases you will find are where one owner holds out for millions stopping a bypass around the city.

    Or where I was involved, was a farmer wanted millions for one acre for minuteman site when land worth most of 30 dollars an acre, farmer offered maybe 3,000 dollars, land condemned and he got nothing.

    Would you say since Boeing built the minuteman sites, that local government was helping the company of Boeing?? Guess is only matter of perception, but is real facts of life."

    The bypass is a public use, and just because a private contractor constructed it does not make it a private use.

    Do you have a cite for the case in which you claim the "holdout" was given nothing for his acre of land? I simply don't believe your claim that he was given no value in exchange for its condemnation; that's just not the way these things work. What state do you practice law in?
  • Florida Legislative Outrage

    04/29/2004 10:13:40 PM PDT · 61 of 70
    Henrietta to Roos_Girl
    "I know of eminent domain in the Constitution, but thought that was specified as land taken for government use, not turned around and sold to a private developer to with what they want."

    You are correct. Tiger 500 forgets himself. Eminent domain is about PUBLIC use, not about confiscating property and giving it to the highest private bidder for PRIVATE development.
  • The Mall Of Shame

    04/27/2004 12:27:00 AM PDT · 21 of 26
    Henrietta to GottaLuvAkitas1
    "4 months along getting ready for my abortion and happy. (This girl was showing like she was more like 7 months)."

    I'm stunned. What a foul excuse for a human being. I feel like I want to throw up just reading your account of these marchers and their horrid signs. You'd think that these people would at least have the decency to be ashamed that they'd had (or were planning) an abortion.
  • John Kerry cashes in on art (not eager with details re $145K capital gain from art investment)

    04/21/2004 9:04:53 PM PDT · 31 of 31
    Henrietta to Grampa Dave
    "The gift receiver pays the taxes.

    Back then she could have given him $10,000 year as a non taxable gift for him from her."

    Actually, the giver pays the gift tax. If the giver doesn't pay it, the recipient can be liable.

    In this case, there is no gift tax due, because spouses can make unlimited amounts of gifts to each other.
  • John Kerry cashes in on art (not eager with details re $145K capital gain from art investment)

    04/21/2004 9:03:05 PM PDT · 30 of 31
    Henrietta to redlipstick
    "I'm no expert on taxes, but it seems to me he should have claimed it as a gift in 95 or 96."

    Gifts to a spouse are free of gift tax.
  • Judges on Little-Known Court Paid for Life

    04/18/2004 1:48:38 PM PDT · 6 of 6
    Henrietta to steplock
    "Time to OUTLAW lawyers, judges with lawyer background, and ALL politicians with a legal degree.

    They are ALL traitors to freedom!"

    As a lawyer who has argued firearms rights cases pro-bono at the appeals court level, I beg to differ.

    Do try to check your bigotry!
  • Spanish spelling bee may violate state law

    04/17/2004 2:43:58 PM PDT · 38 of 39
    Henrietta to Clara Lou
    "You are not "nitpicking" in your #18, you are just w-r-o-n-g. "

    Right, Clara Lou...maybe in your high-school Spanish world! LOL! The rest of us know the difference!
  • Spanish spelling bee may violate state law

    04/17/2004 9:34:02 AM PDT · 18 of 39
    Henrietta to Clara Lou
    No, I'm afraid I don't agree. The accented vowels you gave as examples are pronounced with a more "clipped" short sound. The difference is unmistakeable to a fluent speaker of the language.

    PS: I'm a fluent Spanish speaker.
  • Spanish spelling bee may violate state law

    04/17/2004 9:13:27 AM PDT · 16 of 39
    Henrietta to Clara Lou
    "Some affect meaning only, not pronunciation."

    This is incorrect. The accents always affect the pronunciation in Spanish.

    If you disagree, please give an example.
  • Professor: Slave reparations go beyond money

    04/17/2004 9:03:43 AM PDT · 59 of 122
    Henrietta to schaketo
    Bullsh*t. It's ALL about the money!
  • FReeper Attorneys & Law Enforcement: Questions

    04/14/2004 8:40:14 AM PDT · 13 of 13
    Henrietta to Dog Gone; MississippiMan
    I second Dog Gone's advice. Also, each section of the ABA (like the Probate and Property Section, Criminal Law Section, etc) has it's own publication, to you could target even further your audience.
  • FReeper Attorneys & Law Enforcement: Questions

    04/13/2004 3:16:33 PM PDT · 4 of 13
    Henrietta to MississippiMan
    If attorneys are your target audience, advertise in the monthly bar journals put out in the states you are targeting. Each state bar association has a monthly bar journal, and each county usually has a monthly or quarterly journal or newsletter.
  • I (along with most of the men here) am Retrosexual and proud of it.

    04/11/2004 12:35:28 PM PDT · 31 of 327
    Henrietta to notfondajane
    "Cool! One issue though. The only pet a man can cry over is the death of death his dog."

    Any pet is okay in my book, and no shame for it. Well, except maybe the pet goldfish.
  • Future king of Spain, fiancee searched at Miami airport

    04/11/2004 10:41:48 AM PDT · 17 of 19
    Henrietta to El Gato
    "The only thing is, what is the chance the Crown Prince of an allied county is a terrorist? "

    Probably very little, but that's not the point. He needs to be screened just like everybody else because we don't know who his entourage is, and stuff can always be snuck into people's bags without them knowing it.

    And if he doesn't like it, he can stay home.
  • Future king of Spain, fiancee searched at Miami airport

    04/10/2004 11:29:52 AM PDT · 12 of 19
    Henrietta to traumer
    ""The prince and his bodyguard felt they should not be subjected to the screening..."

    Well, lah-dee-dah. They don't have to be subject to the screening. They can stay home!
  • Open Borders, Closed Wallets

    04/07/2004 1:32:04 PM PDT · 24 of 24
    Henrietta to international american
    "The majority legal mexicans want a stop to illegal immigration too!"

  • Open Borders, Closed Wallets

    04/06/2004 12:48:21 PM PDT · 14 of 24
    Henrietta to swampfox98
    "Try and convince your dad that if Kerry wins he has promised to give immediate citizenship to every illegal in this country."

    Keep in mind that we still have a Republican congress, and maybe they'll get a backbone if they have a President in the opposition. So even if Kerry is elected (which I don't think would be a good thing) all is not lost.
  • Open Borders, Closed Wallets

    04/06/2004 12:46:18 PM PDT · 13 of 24
    Henrietta to VU4G10
    "Then I warned the Georgia Bush-Cheney chairman, Jamie Reynolds, that I was failing to receive checks because of the president’s stand on illegal immigration."

    Bush should also be warned that he will be failing to receive votes because of his stand on illegal immigration.

    Those of us in flyover country increasingly feel that Bush "just doesn't get it" on the immigration issue.
  • Patience – Morons Need to Eat, Too

    04/05/2004 8:10:03 PM PDT · 8 of 10
    Henrietta to quidnunc
    "Shopping carts need horns. "

    I dunno, "Excuse me" seems to work just fine 'round here.
  • Spanish Speaking Freeper Wanted

    04/05/2004 1:53:28 PM PDT · 20 of 34
    Henrietta to VoiceOfBruck
    "i have no idea how accurate it is. it looks good to my high school spanish."

    It's not very good, actually. Lots of "word order" errors.
  • In some schools, camera's always on

    04/02/2004 1:06:49 PM PST · 13 of 21
    Henrietta to Malacoda
    "I'm waiting for the "If they didn't do anything wrong, they shouldn't be worried about being monitored by videocamera" crowd to show up and start defending this."

    Forget monitoring the kids. Monitor the teachers. Hey, why shouldn't we know what our government employees are doing every minute? And if they discover that they don't like it, maybe they'll be more sensitive to invasions of others' privacy.
  • NH: Seized by the Manchester Police for Open Carry (vanity)

    04/02/2004 9:35:33 AM PST · 71 of 142
    Henrietta to Mulder
    "Cops exist to "protect and serve", not "intimidate and dominate"."

    Oh, if only most cops felt that way. Unfortunately, most of them have become the standing army that our forefathers feared.
  • NH: Seized by the Manchester Police for Open Carry (vanity)

    04/02/2004 9:33:16 AM PST · 70 of 142
    Henrietta to CindyDawg
    "... it really irritates me that LE walk around with an attitude, carrying their jackets while wearing their weapons in sight."

    Me, too. The swagger is just galling, isn't it? Personally, I think that cops should be required to check their duty weapons when they leave the station and apply for a permit to carry off-duty, just like everybody else.
  • Surviving a Shooting

    03/31/2004 4:22:42 PM PST · 10 of 26
    Henrietta to riverrunner
    "In a decent state he would have been arm and able to defend hiself."

    Exactly. And in a decent state, he would be able to carry his gun into the courthouse. In my state, judges and prosecutors are allowed to carry guns into the courthouse, but the rest of us have to go into court unarmed. I guess if you're not an agent of the state, you're not worth protecting.

    This guy's lucky to be alive.