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Posts by roamer_1

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  • Microsoft singlehandedly proves that golden backdoor keys are a terrible idea (Secure Boot, tr)

    12/04/2016 7:57:23 AM PST · 22 of 22
    roamer_1 to ShadowAce

    Glad to see you doing better.

    Please take me off the Tech Pinglist - I am not here enough to worry about, and that’s not going to change.

  • Astonishing Discovery at Christ's Tomb Supports Turin Shroud

    12/04/2016 7:52:41 AM PST · 96 of 109
    roamer_1 to Swordmaker

    Swordmaker,

    Please take me off your ‘Shroud of Turin’ Pinglist. I am not here enough to matter, and I do not see that circumstance changing in any way.

    Thx.

  • The incredible shallowness of Ted Cruz’s say-anything presidential campaign

    04/24/2016 4:34:00 PM PDT · 173 of 176
    roamer_1 to cowboyway
    Thanks. I replied to the same post but the mods took mine down and rezeroed me like a new account. I guess I’m just too conservative and too politically incorrect.

    No problemo... ;)

    Sorry I took so long replying - I'm not here very much anymore.

  • TED CRUZ DOESN'T TITHE ! ! (and Charlie don't surf...)

    04/23/2016 9:26:48 AM PDT · 143 of 234
    roamer_1 to knarf
    Old news. Huckabee hacked him for it a long time ago.

    Cruz's response:

    In an interview with CBN News this week, Cruz admitted that he and his family have fallen short on tithing. "I will readily admit that I have not been as faithful in this aspect of my walk as I should have been," Cruz said in response to recent reports that his income tax records indicate that he has only given one percent to charity from 2006 to 2010. "That article focuses on 10 years. We don't have the ability to go back and change what occurred 10 years ago when Heidi and I were newly married and we'd just started a family. But at the end of the day, being a Christian is not about holding yourself out as righteous," Cruz asserted. "It's about beginning with the understanding that we are flawed sinners and we are saved not by deeds but by Christ's redemption. I am grateful that God is a patient and forgiving God and this area, as in many areas of my life I am working to do a better job walking in my faith."

    Christian Post: Ted Cruz Slammed as Phony Christian for Not Tithing -By Samuel Smith , CP Reporter January 28, 2016|12:04 pm

    (emphasis mine)
    ,

    I wasn't any good at tithing when I was newly married and building a home and family either.

  • The incredible shallowness of Ted Cruz’s say-anything presidential campaign

    04/22/2016 4:42:54 PM PDT · 126 of 176
    roamer_1 to thoughtomator; cowboyway
    It goes to the core of what your priorities are.

    Yes, it most certainly does.

    Are your priorities putting this country back to work, back to the path to prosperity? OR are they on fighting social conflicts to the bitter end?

    There is not a single issue in this country that is not rooted in moral turpitude.

    If your priority is the latter, you will find yourself more and more marginalized over time, as the past four decades have proven.

    Without the latter, you will not have the former.

    We would like to have you as part of a successful political coalition, but if you’re that unable to see the forest for the trees, we’re better off without you.

    Quite the other way around, but so be it.

    That your fellow Americans are largely on the knife edge of financial ruin should be a higher priority to you, if you had any morals worth a damn.

    LOL! Oh the irony!

  • That Moment When 2016 Hits You (Noonan)

    04/22/2016 4:19:21 PM PDT · 63 of 93
    roamer_1 to Fhios; Eva
    My opinion is Trump can win even if up to 30% of the Cruzerites sit out the election.

    Yeah, we hear that every election... until September when the begging and pleading starts.

    The first step to winning an election is nominating a Conservative.

  • Trump: I would change GOP platform on abortion

    04/21/2016 7:17:54 PM PDT · 758 of 797
    roamer_1 to Reagan Disciple
    They love to re-write Reagan. It's sad and frustrating but what can you do with simple people?

    All I know is that I have had to defend Reagan from this scurrilous charge more this year than ever - And more here on FR than anywhere else. There is definitely a movement afoot to liberalize the Abortion plank at the expense of Reagan.

  • Trump: Transgenders Should 'Use the Bathroom That They Feel Is Appropriate'

    04/21/2016 7:05:21 PM PDT · 907 of 955
    roamer_1 to xzins
    Trump has won. It’s over.

    It ain't over till the fat lady sings.

  • Trump: I would change GOP platform on abortion

    04/21/2016 2:08:46 PM PDT · 580 of 797
    roamer_1 to TexasCruzin; Reagan Disciple
    Reagan was for the exceptions too.

    No, he most adamantly was not.

  • GOP risks suicide by stealing election from Trump

    04/20/2016 4:37:16 PM PDT · 112 of 126
    roamer_1 to JEDI4S
    the grass roots are more Cruz types.

    My cuz is TEA Party, hard-core conservative - Absolutely elated at the victory in CO, where he is a delegate.

    A friend's BIL, who I know, same thing in WY. I know many of the folks in ID grassroots, all TEA.

    It is my hope that Cruz will take it right to the wall - A Tea Party president with TEA Party coattails... And it would be nostalgic for me to be able to pull the lever for a Republican for a change.

  • Trump’s ‘voterless’ election myth

    04/18/2016 3:43:51 PM PDT · 172 of 223
    roamer_1 to nathanbedford; dsc
    I am "seriously maintaining" that if there was "hanky-panky" you gotta prove it, it is not up to Cruz or his supporters to disprove it or to prove the negative.

    And first in evidence, nathanbedford, is that the fine people of Colorado and Wyoming - The very ones whose votes were supposedly disenfranchised - have not risen up in protest. This manufactured hue and cry has given them no cause, and they remain at peace.

    Knowing the Western man as I do... especially Wyoming, the second sister of my own state, if there was indeed a hue and cry, there is no doubt in my mind that Western men would rise to the cause. They take their Liberty neat hereabouts, straight out of the bottle - and they are more than capable of securing it for themselves. To claim them poor and cowardly is an offense of the highest order.

    Rather, to say their vote should not count - that they should be disqualified because (according to others) their election system is arcane and antiquated - That is what is the disenfranchisement here.

    And to that, the inevitable reply of the Western man remains: "Mind your own damn business."

    Trump has been shut out of the Rockies. Only Montana remains, and she will give him no more than her sisters did. I can all but guarantee that. Perhaps that should shed light on why CO and WY voted the way they did.

  • I was told yesterday that Trump is a liberal Democrat. My reply:

    04/16/2016 9:08:43 PM PDT · 400 of 1,038
    roamer_1 to CottonBall
    There’s lots of great conservatives here. The problem is you are saying we have to have career politicians so we can see their votes.

    No, it doesn't. I am happy to look to past accomplishment without political office - Otherwise Cruz himself would have a woefully short record.

    That’s not what the founding fathers had in mind.

    I disagree - the political class formed very early on...

    And frankly, I don't care. What matters is the record.

  • I was told yesterday that Trump is a liberal Democrat. My reply:

    04/16/2016 8:19:36 PM PDT · 264 of 1,038
    roamer_1 to sargon
    No, Trump's election year promises are what matters.

    According to whom? Trump?

    If you think sticking with the DC status quo, led by Hillary or the GOPe/mimi-GOPE (Ted Cruz), then take your vote elsewhere, I guess.

    I find your lumping of Cruz (and the TEA Party) in with the GOPe to be highly disingenuous.

    Trump will be different.

    Unicorns farting rainbows, as I see it. Wish in one hand... 'Will be' is not 'IS'. Cruz IS Conservative, by every measure.

    Trump doesn't have a political record, but he has a good record as a red-blooded American capitalist in the real world, as opposed to the phony world of politics.

    Sorry, but no, he doesn't.

    the only person even remotely willing and able to lead that change is Donald J. Trump.

    Messianic strains. No thanks. The working end of the spear is the TEA Party... not one man.

    Vote Trump

    Thanks, but I'll stick with the Conservative in the race.

  • I was told yesterday that Trump is a liberal Democrat. My reply:

    04/16/2016 7:52:16 PM PDT · 203 of 1,038
    roamer_1 to Jim Robinson
    When it comes right down to it, that’s all Cruz has too. Campaign promises. Cruz has no real world experience whatsoever. He was a great solicitor general for the state of Texas, but has zero executive experience and really no legislative experience to speak of either.

    I wouldn't go quite that far - His conservative nature has been on display since a very early age. Experience is certainly important - but not as important as character. Cruz has stuck to his guns, all the way along.

    I don't see that in Trump. At all.

  • I was told yesterday that Trump is a liberal Democrat. My reply:

    04/16/2016 7:26:45 PM PDT · 154 of 1,038
    roamer_1 to Jim Robinson

    So now election year promises are how we define Conservatism?

    By that criteria, the whole GOP is conservative.

    I thought that’s why Conservatives look to the record to determine a candidate’s Conservatism.

    I must have missed the memo.

  • Is There Another Colorado Coming?

    04/16/2016 5:21:51 PM PDT · 136 of 160
    roamer_1 to georgiarat
    They are independent people, I worked in South Dakota and my best friend growing up college and still close friend today lives in Montana. However, the conservativim of that area is different than the conservativim in the SE. We do not predicate anyone putting their opinion above our own. So when people put themselves in the position of speaking for us without giving us a voice we get pretty mad. Obviously the MOuntin and plains states do not care. Too bad.

    Oh the irony!

  • Is There Another Colorado Coming?

    04/16/2016 5:09:16 PM PDT · 134 of 160
    roamer_1 to JBW1949
    Yeah...I know what they’re doing also...They aren’t voting....

    Completely untrue. Any Republican can walk into the local precinct and participate.

  • Is There Another Colorado Coming?

    04/16/2016 4:12:00 PM PDT · 131 of 160
    roamer_1 to JBW1949
    Not a lot of use after the fact, eh????

    Nice spin. Actually, in Colorado, a tempest in a teapot. Coloradans know what they're doing. There will be no outcry.

  • Is There Another Colorado Coming?

    04/16/2016 3:52:34 PM PDT · 126 of 160
    roamer_1 to JBW1949; Iowa David
    But the people got heard....Much different than Colorado, where they would NOT let the people be heard....

    Which is why there was such a YUGE outcry for justice in Colorado herself - Why, there must have been at least 75 people at the protest![\sarc]

  • Is There Another Colorado Coming?

    04/16/2016 3:47:34 PM PDT · 124 of 160
    roamer_1 to georgiarat
    It is only the insider way, laws by the people are not important only a few insiders matter.

    Total baloney. By and large, the Rockies are Conservative ground, and has HIGHLY independent people. Much more civil-libertarian. Much more FREE.