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Posts by punster

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  • America's Top Model to Include its First Transgender Contestant

    08/24/2008 12:21:27 PM PDT · 37 of 38
    punster to BunnySlippers

    Isis has no no brow ridge or bossing on the forehead. The eye sockets look round. The chin is small and pointed.

    Men usually have a brow ridge and bossing of the forehead. The eye sockets are more square. The chin is large and a blunted wedge, with a cleft in the center.

    All this from anatomy texts.

  • America's Top Model to Include its First Transgender Contestant

    08/23/2008 4:41:57 PM PDT · 29 of 38
    punster to GSWarrior

    What if Isis has partial androgen insensitivity syndrome. That does raise some interesting questions. If Isis had complete androgen insensitivity syndrome, she would without question be a woman. How do we decide in the case of partial androgen insensitivity syndrome?

  • America's Top Model to Include its First Transgender Contestant

    08/22/2008 7:45:28 PM PDT · 22 of 38
    punster to GSWarrior
    Isis does not look male.

  • Cops kill free speech at 'gay' event

    08/22/2008 8:08:42 AM PDT · 52 of 68
    punster to Man50D

    Many people have a problem with street preachers. Why? Typically, street preachers get right in people’s faces, and scream and yell at them. The street preacher’s behavior is strongly tinged with anger. The message comes across as threatening. Behavior that is perceived as threatening, does constitute harassment.

  • Dillon M134 Gatling Gun

    08/21/2008 4:53:01 PM PDT · 25 of 38
    punster to mbynack

    I would like to shoot one, as long as someone else is buying the ammunition for me.

  • Job-Seeker Who Changed Her Gender Goes to Court

    08/20/2008 5:29:01 AM PDT · 9 of 28
    punster to SilvieWaldorfMD

    The Library of Congress may get its head handed back on a platter. Why? They had already tendered the job, then withdrew the offer. A number of court jurisdictions have already ruled that the Laws on Sexual Discrimination apply to cases like that of Shroer. Schroer did not lose top secret security clearance, after transitioning. So, the court case will be very interesting.

  • Murdered Gay Boy’s Family Blames School for Letting Him Wear Makeup

    08/19/2008 8:39:49 PM PDT · 110 of 110
    punster to Eaker

    Eaker asks, Do you actually believe this tripe? I would have kicked the fag’s ass too if he flirted with me.”

    Let’s examine what a classmate said about the situation:

    “They teased him because he was different,” said Marissa Moreno. Brandon McInerney was identified as the ringleader of the group of boys, who were harassing Larry King.

    I know that children will play ‘it’, and the kid who is declared ‘it’, ends up trying to push the title off onto someone else.

    I also know that teenaged boys can be very childish, perhaps even more than first graders (especially the ones, who are trying to be super macho).

    I am also very skeptical of the press, knowing that some members of the press prostitute themselves, failing to be totally objective in their reporting. This applies to some members of the press, from both the extreme left and the extreme religious right. The press is supposed to only present the facts, not slant the news to advance an agenda.

  • Failing the test

    08/16/2008 11:16:01 AM PDT · 17 of 46
    punster to Joe Brower

    I think it is better to call them Bat F***ers.

  • Murdered Gay Boy’s Family Blames School for Letting Him Wear Makeup

    08/16/2008 7:25:22 AM PDT · 106 of 110
    punster to metmom

    *********
    “Latent gay”? What is that? Code words for *We haven’t gotten to him yet*? IOW, he’s straight.

    King was obnoxiously and belligerently provoking the others and McInerney in particular. He threatened to tell everyone they were having sex. I could see this pushing some teen kid over the edge.

    Your character assassination and slander of McInerney are reprehensible.
    *********

    No, it is not. There is a lot of scientific evidence, there is a biological basis to people be gay or lesbian. Also, Freud postulated that men, who were the most violent in their hatred of gays, were most likely to have strong latent homosexual feelings themselves.

    Brandon McInerney would seen to fit Freud’s model. Specifically, I will mention his academic performance. McInerney slipped from being of honor student level, to flunking, as if he was having a major personality conflict (as if he was experiencing the wakening of a trait, he could not handle).

    Furthermore, I did not absolve Larry King of blame, I said he was retaliating by flirting with Brandon. It is very common for, teenage boys to harass boys, who are effeminate, by calling them fag, queer, etc., and even physical assault. King wanted McInerney to leave him alone, so he flirted with McInerney to repel him. That was a tactic, which only fueled the fire, leading to murder. King was at fault in this respect.

    Both McInerney and King were engaging in sexual harassment. You should remember, that McInerney was the one, who committed murder. Murder is not an appropriate response for teasing.

  • Murdered Gay Boy’s Family Blames School for Letting Him Wear Makeup

    08/15/2008 10:33:44 PM PDT · 104 of 110
    punster to metmom

    I believe the family would have a better chance of winning a suit, if they had sued on the basis of the school allowing Brandon McInerney to persist in his harassment of King. This is what started the whole problem. Larry King tried to retaliate by flirting with McInerney, and McInerney became so enraged, he resorted to murder.

    McInerney is one sick individual. There is a very good chance, based on some of the information, coming out about the murder, that McInerney was latent gay. Then, he became enraged, when he realized he was responding to King’s flirting.

  • Views: Can gun-toting solve gay-bashing?

    08/07/2008 6:56:09 PM PDT · 27 of 48
    punster to marktwain

    The Right to Keep and Bear Arms is important to all minorities. Minorities are always the target for tyrants and fanatics. All minorities have been targeted for violence at one time, or another. Jews, Native Americans, Japanese-Americans, Chinese-Americans, African-Americans, Arab-Americans, gay Americans, and etc., they have all been tarageted for violence.

  • Free Republic Gun Club – Concealed Means Concealed

    08/05/2008 8:45:44 PM PDT · 125 of 156
    punster to Pistolshot

    A fanny pack, such as the GALCO, works very well for concealment. Though, to gun people, it does scream “gun”, I doubt that many people on the street know that a gun is inside.

    Fanny pack holsters are made by all the major holster manufacturers, plus some manufacturers that are not associated with the firearms trade. Example Camelback has hydration packs, which also have a holster built into them.

  • Gene variant may make people transsexual

    08/01/2008 4:08:24 PM PDT · 32 of 45
    punster to Bear_Slayer

    “One’s chromosomes determine anatomy. Your anatomy does not determine who you are.”

    It can even be more complicated. Example: Women, who have androgen insensitivity syndrome. They have breasts and a vagina, but they are actually XY. Why? There is a gene on the X chromosome called AR, the androgen receptor. In their case, the gene is an anomaly, and will not allow the transport of androgen across the cell membrane. They do identify as women.

    Yet, another example: Women with complet gonadal agenesis, who are XY, and have a vagina, uterus, and fallopian tubes, but no gonads. They fail to develop breasts, and require hormone therapy to physically mature. They also develop a female gender identity.

    Then, let’s examine the case of girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. There is a genetic anomaly, that blocks the production of cortisol. The result is high levels of androgens in the fetal blood stream. Typically, these individuals exhibit various degrees of physical masculinization (fusing of the labia, enlargement of the clitoris, etc.) Behaviorally, they are referred to as tomboys, and some research has indicated about 40% of them are lesbian. In extreme cases, the labia will completely fuse, and the clitoris will become a phallus. The child will most probably identify as a boy, even though they are XX.

  • Oregon City Council To Make Downtown Off Limits To Criminals

    07/25/2008 10:41:57 PM PDT · 59 of 126
    punster to Diana in Wisconsin

    Now, for a little gallows humor:

    “Where there’s rope, theres hope.”?

  • Young, Gay and Murdered

    07/21/2008 10:21:06 PM PDT · 98 of 101
    punster to Marie2

    The evidence is some of the boys, including Brandon McTierney, were constantly heckling Larry King, because of his flamboyant effeminancy. King retaliated by flirting with them, which was, in itself, a form of sexual harassment. So, we had both sides engaging in sexual harassment of the other. In this case, it resulted in murder.

    Now, let me tell you a story, originally told by a co-worker (now deceased from cancer). He worked at a local electronics company. There was a man that worked there, who was what would be rabidly homophobic (constantly cursing gays). Other workers considered him to be rather obnoxious in his behavior.

    The homophobic man was also smitten with one woman. Someone (not identified) put a note on his desk, telling him the woman wanted him to call her. The catch was the number given was for the gay and lesbian hot line. The man was almost incandescent in his anger about the prank.

    Though it is possible to see humor in the prank, such pranks are not advisable for two reasons:

    1. That kind of prank is sexual harassment (it could lead to loss of employment).

    2. The prank could result in someone being killed.

  • Teen Recounts Sexual Assaults by Older kids at Sunnyvale Middle School(Yes, that says MIDDLE school)

    07/19/2008 11:14:16 AM PDT · 73 of 95
    punster to Bigoleelephant

    When you consider rape, it is a crime of violence. The usual motive is to humiliate and intimidate the victim. That also applies to the incidents in the locker room.

  • Plaintiff In D.C. Gun Ban Case To Run For U.S. House Seat

    07/19/2008 11:06:13 AM PDT · 25 of 30
    punster to neverdem

    If Mr. Heller gets into Congress, he can use the Floor to castigate Mayor Fenty and the DC council every day, and do it with impunity (Congressional Immunity).

  • Anderson [S.C.] man chases gay son from home

    07/19/2008 1:47:45 AM PDT · 46 of 92
    punster to Hildy

    Hitting someone with a baseball bat is ‘assault with a dangerous or deadly weapon’ and could possibly be considered ‘attempted murder’. Both of those offenses are felonies.

  • Court Did Not Have Power To Strike Down Ban On Same-Sex "Marriage" Schwarzenegger Shirked Obligation

    07/06/2008 3:13:19 PM PDT · 16 of 21
    punster to Libertarianize the GOP

    Another counter argument to Mr. Jackson would be to compare his arguments to the case of two wolves and a sheep voting on what’s for dinner. Someone will do it.

  • Court Did Not Have Power To Strike Down Ban On Same-Sex "Marriage" Schwarzenegger Shirked Obligation

    07/06/2008 11:54:38 AM PDT · 15 of 21
    punster to Libertarianize the GOP

    “I think the legal reasoning is flawed, the courts can strike down an initiative if it violates the Constitution, or basically make it null and void. Once that was done Prop 22 had no binding affect on Schwarzenegger since Prop 22 is no longer law. Schwarzenegger could have refused to allow same sex marriage and the courts would be incapable of forcing his compliance. But after the court ruling there is nothing in law preventing same sex marriage. The courts could then have forced county clerks to accept marriage applications from anyone not forbidden to be married.”

    I believe you are right about that. The arguments Mr. Jackson made could turn around and bite him in the posterior.

    Example: It would be very easy for someone to substitute the word Jewish for ‘same-sex’ in Mr. Jackson’s screed. Then, it will sounds as if Mr. Jackson is arguing that Jewish marriage is illegal, and since the ban was passed by majority vote, the court has no power to overturn the anti-semitism.

    Example: Also, it would be very easy for someone to substitute the word Blacks for for ‘same-sex’ in Mr. Jackson’s screed. Then Mr. Jackson would seem to be advocating racism.

    Sure, ‘same-sex’ marriage is a controversial subject. However, making the faulty arguments, which Mr. Jackson uses, does not favor any case against ‘same-sex’ marriage.

  • Right Again, Einstein

    07/05/2008 7:35:18 PM PDT · 9 of 33
    punster to hellbender

    “That guy who wrote the linked article is a complete crackpot!”

    Perhaps, he just didn’t understand the gravity of the situation. :-)

  • Outdoor BBQ: A 700,000-year-old Ritual

    07/05/2008 10:12:33 AM PDT · 17 of 23
    punster to The Spirit Of Allegiance

    They forgot the medicinal properties of beer:

    Beer: It’s good for what ales you!

  • District Heights Mayor Arrested in Prostitution Sting (Guess the Party!)

    07/03/2008 10:37:54 PM PDT · 27 of 27
    punster to YourAdHere

    James L. Walls is not the first minister to get caught soliciting sex from a presumed male prostitute.

    Cases in point:

    Lonnie Latham, a Baptist minister.

    Ted Haggard, Sr. Pastor at the Newlife Church in Colorado Springs.

    Perhaps, someone else knows of other examples.

  • Obama Got Discount on Home Loan

    07/01/2008 11:06:13 PM PDT · 3 of 3
    punster to aruanan

    It certainly sounds as if Osama Obama was getting preferential treatment. Now, the $64,000 dollar question: What was the quid pro quo?

  • Pastor arrested at gay pride festival (Handed out flyer: Homosexuality is a sin)

    07/01/2008 11:03:40 PM PDT · 48 of 89
    punster to Manfred the Wonder Dawg

    The article reports actions by the pastor that are wrong - he went beyond handing out literature. I agree with his point of view - the Bible is clear about that. I disagree with the park being off-limits; renting out a government owned facility doesn’t turn it into private property. The pastor, as all Christians, should behave himself. Throwing something - even if it was harmless - displays arrogance. Not good for the Christians to behave in such a fashion.”

    That is a good point. It does not matter what people believe. However, Religion does not excuse harassment.

  • NRA gathers ammo against Obama

    07/01/2008 9:15:43 PM PDT · 45 of 48
    punster to freespirited

    I will donate to the NRA campaign. I do not want Osama Obama in the White House.

  • Mechanism and function of humor identified by new evolutionary theory

    07/01/2008 9:00:38 PM PDT · 96 of 96
    punster to Lady Jag

    When you see a line
    That will serpintine and twine,
    That’s a moire!

    When you give a horse feed
    and he wants more feed,
    That’s a more hay!

    There’s a thing on the reef,
    with big shiny white teeth
    It’s a Moray

    If he’s big and he’s mean,
    and he’s slimy and green
    It’s a Moray

    When a Japanese knight,
    Uses his sword in a fight,
    That’s Samurai.

    A comedian ham,
    With the name Amsterdam,
    That’s a Morey.

    When you’re soaking up sun
    At the beach, having fun
    That’s some more rays.

    When you’re inside at night
    Through the window, a Light?
    That’s a moon ray.

    When you want to cut grass
    and it must be done fast,
    That’s a mower, eh?

    When you cross your cow with
    A manta type of fish,
    That’s a moo-ray!

    When the rocks and stones spread
    from the glacier’s cold bed. . .
    That’s a moraine!

    There are an almost endless number of verses.

  • Mechanism and function of humor identified by new evolutionary theory

    06/30/2008 10:22:47 PM PDT · 91 of 96
    punster to The Spirit Of Allegiance

    When you’re swimming in the sea,
    An eel, he bites you on the knee,
    That’s a moray.

    When you see a New Zealand man,
    Who is rather tan,
    That’s a maori.

    When you lose a hand,
    and it’s not what you planned,
    That’s a moray.

  • The Salome No One Knows

    06/29/2008 6:22:17 PM PDT · 17 of 26
    punster to The Spirit Of Allegiance

    *******
    ...a Rod Stewart reference....(he) plans to retire in Canada... to keep busy with a classic rock-themed diner called the Every Picture Tells a Story Donut Shop

    Considering that you posted the original, fascinating thread and then hijacked it with your leaven of humor—and recalling the lyrics of that song, I am compelled to reply:

    GO YEAST, YOUNG MAN.

    That will be the width and breadth of my comments, I’d write more but I falafel.
    *********

    Now, for the hole truth. I am sure people will get a rise out of the allusion to the donut shop.

  • Brady Campaign statement on Heller decision [choose your level of Barf]

    06/26/2008 9:39:25 PM PDT · 75 of 76
    punster to NewJerseyJoe

    It is time for a nasty post card to:

    Sarah Brady

    Paul Helmke

    Dennis Hennigan

    etc.

    Perhaps, “When will you stop lying” Very Big Letters!

    or a suggestion as to what they can go do to themselves. Perhaps, an acronym would be best.

  • "Gay Genes" May Be Good for Women

    06/23/2008 6:07:22 AM PDT · 46 of 65
    punster to neverdem

    There is a good example of a gene that induces male infertility, that still persists in the population. The gene is a sex-linked gene, residing on the X chromosome. The condition is known as androgen insensitivity syndrome.

    Women may function as carriers. One half of their XY offspring will be affected by the trait. Half of their daughters wil be carriers.

    The trait does not adversely affect female fertility. However, an XY individual carrying the gene will be infertile. The individual will also have the appearance of being female, but sterile in the case of complet androgen insensitivity. Cases of partial androgen insensitivity will result in an apparent male will impaired fertility.

    The condition persists, because it does not impair female fertility.

  • HYBRID VEHICLE OWNERS REPORT ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS... strong electromagnetic currents!

    06/19/2008 8:17:22 PM PDT · 173 of 211
    punster to InvisibleChurch

    This is really shocking, but I am sure that people will get a charge out of it. Some might find it revolting, but it is a lesson in current events. It may try people’s capacitance for inductance into the Punning Hall of Fame.

  • Sheriff: Gun protests misdirected (The Rev. Jesse Jackson!)

    06/17/2008 5:34:40 AM PDT · 44 of 45
    punster to 43north

    Jesse Jackoff is just another money-grubbing preacher.

  • Bishop denies impotent paraplegic church wedding

    06/13/2008 8:52:44 PM PDT · 167 of 168
    punster to wideawake

    “The claim was that Christ revealed His truth to His Church, that the Holy Spirit at Pentecost confirmed and strengthened the Church in His truth and that the Church’s immemorial teaching derives from Christ’s revelation preserved in the Church by the Holy Spirit as Christ Himself promised.”

    Does the church always do the will of God? It is doubtful. We should consider the following examples:

    During the Medieval Period, the Catholic Church instituted the Inquisition to allegedly protect the faith. However, the inquisition rapidly devolved into a witch hunt, used to persecute the Jews. Some of the motivation of the Inquisition had nothing to do with faith at all, it was simply a means of confiscating the wealth of the Jews. That hardly qualifies as Christian behavior.

    The excesses of the Inquisition were a major reason the Founding Fathers were opposed to the establishment of a state religion. A theocracy is one of the more serious threats to human freedom.

    I have previously mentioned the suppression of Galileo’s research. He was not a heretic, he was a scientist describing the nature of the Solar System and ultimately the nature of the Universe.

    Furthermore, the head of the Southern Baptist Convention actually claimed God would not answer the prayers of Jews. The Jews are also God’s children, just like everyone else.

    Then, we have the case of such illustrious religious leaders such as Lonnie Latham and Ted Haggard. While they were busy preaching that homosexuality could be changed, they were out soliciting gay prostitutes. It would seem they were not following their own preaching. We also have the case of Leroy Ray Owens, a minister who was charged with raping one of the female members of his congregation. Then we have the priests who were convicted of child molestation.

    As I have mentioned before, Allen Brockaway, chairman of the board for the Methodist Church claimed (in 1977) that women have a duty to submit to rape. He certainly did not ask women for their opinion on the matter. The general board of the Presbyterian Church also argued that it was sinful to defend oneself against violent assault, as if a person was to welcome their murderer with open arms.

  • Bishop denies impotent paraplegic church wedding

    06/11/2008 7:28:34 PM PDT · 160 of 168
    punster to wideawake

    **************
    The Word of God says that marriage requires the ability of each spouse to partake in the unitive aspect of the sacrament, at minimum.

    The bishop is merely passing the Word along.
    **************

    It could also be argued, the clergy only claim to speak for God. There is no proof they are in direct communication with God.

    What I believe God wants from me, is for me to be kind to people. So, I listen, but I don’t criticize people.

  • Bishop denies impotent paraplegic church wedding

    06/10/2008 6:16:32 PM PDT · 93 of 168
    punster to wideawake

    Just because some bishop says a person is not entitled to get married, because they are a parapalegic and unable to have sex, does not make it the word of God.

    Over the years, I have observed that clery are no better than the ordinary person. They make as many mistakes in judgement as ordinary people. Furthermore, clergy have made really stupid statements. An example is the Methodist minister, chairman of the church board, said that women have a duty to submit to rape. Another example is the Presbyterian Church pronouncing that defending yourself against violent assault was immoral.

    Furthermore, it required about 550 years for the Catholic Church to admit that Galileo was correct, the Earth was in orbit about the Sun.

  • Bishop denies impotent paraplegic church wedding

    06/09/2008 10:03:51 PM PDT · 48 of 168
    punster to wideawake

    Compassion does not offend God. Sanctimoniousness does offend God, just like the behavior of the Pharisees.

  • Bishop denies impotent paraplegic church wedding

    06/09/2008 6:56:19 PM PDT · 40 of 168
    punster to verga

    That bishop seems to be so religious, he has lost the ability to have compassion. Sanctimonious only leads to cruelty.

  • Operation Chaos on the Potomac(DC Chapter at the DNC-RBC)

    06/01/2008 3:00:10 PM PDT · 50 of 82
    punster to Trueblackman

    I believe the coming cat fight at the Dem convention will be most interesting. As in the Nightly Potato #5, ‘There will be blood.” Watch it on Youtube.

  • Archaeologists find medieval feeding bottles in northwest Russia

    05/26/2008 9:48:15 PM PDT · 9 of 13
    punster to The Spirit Of Allegiance

    If there were not enough feeding bottles to go around, it would be interesting to see which one of the infants would horn in to be first on the feeding line.

  • Jessica Lange bashes Iraq war in graduation speech [Happy Memorial Day Weekend...]

    05/26/2008 11:39:18 AM PDT · 18 of 44
    punster to Sub-Driver

    Are you sure that is not ‘Sarah Lawrence of Arabia’ College?

  • Alder Cries Fowl Over Chicken Restrictions

    05/26/2008 11:33:20 AM PDT · 31 of 32
    punster to The Spirit Of Allegiance

    Wait until they hold a formal dance for those chickens.

    It will be a fowl ball.

  • Obama's gun control deception

    05/24/2008 2:40:39 PM PDT · 2 of 25
    punster to Josh Painter

    Barack Off Obama is a typical politician, saying anything, even if it is not true, to get elected.

    Question Obama’s integrity?

    That’s impossible, he doesn’t have any.

  • Mayor Is Barred From Testifying In Guns Suit (Mayor Bloomberg)

    05/23/2008 5:01:03 PM PDT · 37 of 42
    punster to neverdem

    “I guess stifling Bloomberg is supposed to balance the ruling that the Second Amendment can’t be mentioned.”

    There is another possibility: Bloomberg will sound so asinine that it will destroy his own case.

  • Obama Spinning Away For Those Bitter Rural Folks

    05/18/2008 10:29:56 AM PDT · 5 of 17
    punster to Starman417

    “Apparently Obama chose to hold his rally in a “livestock arena” where, according to the Times, there were “wood chips and even cow chips scattered on the floor.” I assume the Obama campaign chose the venue with the idea that these rustic visuals would enhance his populist credentials, but it would have been easy to find a more comfortable venue—Watertown Stadium, say, or the Watertown Civic Arena.”

    I presume the bull chips were from Obama’s speech.

  • Words Worth Saving (The Second Amendment)

    05/13/2008 10:51:44 PM PDT · 30 of 34
    punster to neverdem

    It sounds like Bloomberg is just another political whore. The NYC attorneys sound like a bunch of pimps.

  • Westboro Baptist Cult May Protest Jenna Bush's Wedding?

    05/11/2008 12:03:48 AM PDT · 20 of 44
    punster to 2ndDivisionVet

    Fred Phelps constant ranting, about gays, is a case of “Me thinks he doth protest too much!”, to quote Shakespeare. One might come to the conclusion that Fred Phelps is in deep denial about his own sexuality. In other words, Phelps is constantly throwing tirades, to purge himself of his own homosexual urges.

    Freud made much the same observation about people with an obsession, like that of Fred Phelps. Whatever they are ranting about, is what they really want to do.

  • Students claim police chief who shot himself was careless

    05/08/2008 6:08:40 AM PDT · 91 of 92
    punster to Abathar

    I talked to some of my friends and acquaintences, who are law enforcement firearms instructors, and go additional information about the problem with some police officers and firears.

    There does seem to be an unfortunate widespread problem with police being less than competent with their firearms. The problem stems from a lot of police officers believing they are carrying the service pistol, only because they are required to do so. They even have a rather strong antipathy for carry a weapon.

  • 9MM Vs. Katana/.50 Cal Machine Gun Vs. Katana

    05/06/2008 8:17:45 PM PDT · 39 of 40
    punster to Reaganesque

    The Japanese Swords are truly art.

  • Clinton mailing's gun gaffe

    05/05/2008 8:18:04 PM PDT · 78 of 81
    punster to ARCADIA

    Hillary and Obama have already shown they will say anything to get elected. Nothing is true about it.