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  • As Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm

    07/06/2015 3:15:38 PM PDT · 56 of 120
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Mariner

    “Worried about “Republican on Republican violence,” top party donors are taking action...”

    This just means that they are fretting that the candidates they favor are vulnerable to criticism, so they want to forbid it.

    Sorry, greedy rich establishment guys. If your candidates can’t “take a licking and keep on ticking”, they can’t hold their own against Democrats, either.

  • No fine for Port Orange officer who police say ran over, killed man

    07/06/2015 1:25:04 PM PDT · 21 of 23
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Forgotten Amendments

    There may be a form of “blue insurance”, in which neither the police nor the courts are willing to punish officers who screw up and injure or kill others in the process.

    However, neither the police nor the courts can protect such officers from “revenge justice”. Fairness by the police and courts came into being to prevent “revenge justice” in the first place, and if they fail in that task, they invite its return.

    There is always a fine line between justice meted out by the courts, and revenge meted out by individuals. It is most often crossed when criminals abuse or kill children yet the courts give them only “a slap on the wrist”.

    So this exists as a check on the courts, that they had better not allow evil doers to go unpunished, as the alternative to punishment is not liberty, but execution.

  • EPA Eyeing That Saturday Afternoon BBQ at the Park

    07/06/2015 12:49:30 PM PDT · 12 of 34
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to MichCapCon

    There used to be a joke that the EPA intended to outlaw beer because making it produced CO2. Now it’s no longer funny.

  • Time To Greece That Squeaky Wheel?

    07/06/2015 8:19:40 AM PDT · 6 of 6
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to nikos1121

    Socialist on socialist action. When Mensheviks fight Bolsheviks, the Mensheviks lose, because they are not willing to go to the extremes of Bolsheviks.

  • Some White House Republican hopefuls want curbs on legal immigration [Walker, Santorum]

    07/06/2015 7:20:31 AM PDT · 14 of 19
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Cincinatus' Wife

    To return a lot of jobs to the US, it needs to do three things.

    1) Close the border to illegal immigration, and build border prisons for dangerous criminal illegals to be detained awaiting repatriation after serving their criminal sentences.

    2) “In 1965, the United States passed the Hart-Celler Act, abolishing nation-of-origin restrictions. Effective June 30, 1968, immigration and naturalization exclusion on the basis of race, sex, or nationality was prohibited. Under the Hart-Celler Act, new immigration criteria was based on kinship ties, refugee status, and ‘needed skills.’”

    This law needs to be repealed. It needs to be replaced with a nation-of-*birth*-origin restrictions, to prevent immigration “leap frogs”, who use an acceptable nation as a spring board to come to America. And as with most countries, money and education prior to coming to the US should matter as well.

    Likewise, H1-B visas should be restricted to jobs where a “good faith effort” has been made and failed to recruit Americans first.

    3) Exclude from the US market companies that do not employ a substantial number of Americans, use American raw materials, or pay US taxes. If they want to play here, they have to follow our rules.

  • Greenfield: Socialism’s Greek Staring Contest

    07/06/2015 6:50:36 AM PDT · 7 of 10
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Louis Foxwell

    “...and Europe risks going back to the bad old days of nation states and independent economies...”

    Boy, is that a bad axiom. Nations exist for very good reasons, and the US took around a hundred years to gradually and painfully move from federalism (dominance of the states) to anti-federalism (strong central government), even going to war over it. Just to prove to ourselves that anti-federalism, while easier for the central government, isn’t better than federalism.

    Europe should have learned their lesson a long time ago. With the formation of a unified Holy Roman Empire. As a unified central government it barely lasted a single generation, before devolving into at first a federation of kingdoms, then subdividing more and more, with less and less power for the central government until it became just an ignored, paperwork generating administrative body. It still lasted, at least on paper, about a thousand years, but nobody cared.

    Yet the nations more or less survived.

  • Greece votes No: The European Union is dying before our eyes

    07/06/2015 6:09:26 AM PDT · 26 of 47
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Enlightened1
    The EU flag, with the "roadkill crow" of the Holy Roman Empire superimposed on top. Both the HRE and the EU were marked by being ineffectual. The HRE took a thousand years of decline to fail. With modern technology, it has only taken the EU 25 years to accomplish failure.

  • Time To Greece That Squeaky Wheel?

    07/06/2015 5:53:13 AM PDT · 3 of 6
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to NOBO2012

    I’m starting to think that Greece may be invoking a democratic “safety device” against an autocratic and undemocratic European government.

    To start with, the EU government has behaved in an irrational manner, with idealistic philosophical motives not underpinned with reason. Leftists do this far too often in all sorts of ways.

    In many ways, Greece was like a reasonably happy, if alcoholic, street bum. He would ask others for spare change, or work as a day laborer, use it to buy cheap liquor, dumpster dive to eat and sleep under a bush.

    Enter the leftist, convinced beyond argument that the bum’s *real* problem is that he is not paid enough money to afford nice clothes, an apartment to live in, and all else his heart desires. So they give him “other people’s money”.

    This does not make the bum any happier. He shuns living indoors, he uses the extra money to buy liquor for his bum friends, and he neither bathes nor washes his clothes so they soon look like bum clothes.

    “But you promised to turn your life around!”, says the confused and unhappy leftist. “All that money I gave you was a loan, and I expect you to repay it!”

    The leftist has no way out of this conundrum, and they will never, ever admit that they were wrong. So they try to change the subject with some equally unrealistic, idealistic scheme about something else.

    Greece, for its part, is likely so disgusted with the leftist fool that it intends to leave the free apartment and go back to happily sleeping under a bush.

  • Jane Fonda sounds climate change alarm in Toronto (we're all gonna die alert)

    07/05/2015 5:31:59 PM PDT · 65 of 72
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Zakeet

    The veteran showed up at the cemetery, and asked a caretaker where Jane Fonda was buried.

    “You can’t miss it”, the caretaker replied, “just look for the scaffolding with a porta-potty on top, over a huge pile of feces!”

  • Activists Protest Symbols Of Oppression In Tampa, Burn American Flag

    07/05/2015 5:27:42 PM PDT · 40 of 49
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Iron Munro

    I really wish somebody who knew this was going to take place would take a “rainbow” flag out there and burn it in front of the anti-Americans.

    You can bet they would throw a screaming tantrum and have an impressive hissy fit, calling the rainbow burners the foulest names around. Which should be caught on camera.

  • Was the South Ever Confederate, Anyway?

    07/05/2015 12:29:56 PM PDT · 8 of 22
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to 2ndDivisionVet

    There is some potential hilarity here.

    You know how the left is filled to the brim with apologetic for Islam, “the religion of peace”, in that “most Muslims are peaceful”?

    The same applies to southerners during the Confederacy.

    The entire South had about 9 million people, and only 1 million fought for the South. The other 8 million southerners, the vast majority, were thus “peaceful”.

  • Movement To Rename Schools Widens To Reach Progressive Woodrow Wilson

    07/05/2015 7:32:17 AM PDT · 24 of 33
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Samurai_Jack

    N.B.: The name Hyung Nam is purely Korean.

  • Outrage as Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner says Funny Women usually aren't Beautiful

    07/05/2015 7:27:01 AM PDT · 46 of 84
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Cecily

    He has a point, not just about women, but about funny women and men. It goes to what people see as “funny”:

    1) Much humor is physical humor with an element of folly. Think of a nicely dressed, pretty woman. If she walks past a deep mud puddle, there isn’t much humor involved. But if she falls into the mud puddle, it might be funny, though she will no longer be beautiful, but covered in mud.

    2) Facial muscles are essential to funny. But beauty is often associated in women as involving facial rigidity. Think of the expressionless Japanese Geisha, an extreme of the idea. Men, however, are permitted to contort their faces to comic effect, without loss of their handsomeness, if they have any.

    3) Women also as a rule have a much narrower age range for both acting and comedy. While there are some outliers, older and younger comediennes are much less common.

  • Gov. Walker and Wisconsin GOP retreat on open records limits (Another Walker flip-flop)

    07/05/2015 7:15:08 AM PDT · 14 of 25
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Din Maker

    This may be political tactic more than anything. And if it is, it is a smart tactic.

    Historically, the most important thing in determining if a government is appreciated by its citizens, is called “government efficiency”. It is a simple ratio of what a government promises vs. what it delivers.

    If the ratio is close to par, the government promising little, but always delivering on its promises, that government will be seen as “efficient”. Oddly enough, it matters far less *what* is promised, than that it delivers on those promises.

    This can be broken down further. Of course, if the government gives the public what it wants, even if what it wants is not very bright or good, the public will usually appreciate the effort.

    And there is another element: not giving the people what they *don’t* want. And this goes to what Walker has done.

    Walker probably knows very well what the people want. And a smart government would give them what they want, and not give them what they don’t want. But the people don’t really see this thoughtfulness on the part of their government.

    So, a *smarter* government would create a potential “straw law”, like a rhetorical “straw man”, whose purpose is to mildly annoy and irritate the public, who will then complain about it. And once they complain, the government can demonstrate how *responsive* it is to the public, by canceling the straw law.

    This makes the public happy, because it is a tangible way for the government to show that it cares what the public thinks and wants, and is able to deliver on its promise to stop the bad law.

  • Man fatally shot in Dorchester Saturday night ("Guns are killing too many young people...")

    07/05/2015 7:02:02 AM PDT · 14 of 25
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to ConservativeStatement

    I think a neutral statement needs to be included in the police reports about such shootings, if applicable.

    “Gang involvement suspected”.

    Importantly, this doesn’t say that either the victim, or the shooter, were gang members, if the police are asked, only that they suspect that *in some way*, one or more gangs were involved in the shooting.

    This clarifies an old debate, whether it is the guns that are the problem, or the gangs. So instead of trying to remove “guns from the street”, the police can instead direct their efforts to gang busting.

  • Federal Judge Rules Cops Can Take Over Your Home As They See Fit

    07/04/2015 3:24:07 PM PDT · 57 of 134
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Okimi2200

    Truthfully, I think the judge was technically correct in this case, and it was a poor legal strategy to claim a violation of the 3rd Amendment, since it has very little precedent.

    It *should* have been brought on 4th Amendment grounds. Had they done so, they would have likely won.

  • Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney Join Marco Rubio In Attacking Donald Trump

    07/04/2015 3:09:34 PM PDT · 57 of 101
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to sheikdetailfeather

    Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney join Marco Rubio in rephrasing Calvin Coolidge’s famous remark:

    “The business of America is business”,

    by saying,

    “The business of America are multinational corporations that control and direct shadowy internationalist regimes.”

  • Ted Cruz: The United States should stop legitimizing the UNHRC with our membership and withdraw now

    07/03/2015 2:03:39 PM PDT · 13 of 37
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Isara

    The best way to get rid of the UN is to suggest to both Russia and China that if they build UN headquarters on their soil, the US will not veto the move there, on a “ten year rotation”. Both Russia and China would jump at the idea.

    Those worthless, parasitic delegates would then either freeze in Russia, or choke in Beijing’s pollution. And when they tried their usual antics, they would end up in Russian or Chinese prisons until booted out of the country.

  • ‘We Have Suffered Like the Jews': Kurds Ready to Build Own State ‘Whether US Likes It or Not’

    07/03/2015 1:18:17 PM PDT · 21 of 30
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to E. Pluribus Unum

    The Kurds are natural allies to the Israelis, and the latter have been quietly cultivating the relationship. It would be a huge breakthrough that if the Kurds had their own state, if they were to embrace Israel as their friend. It would be a huge snub to all those in the region who despise Kurds as much as Israelis.

  • Man arrested for killing San Francisco woman is an ILLEGAL who had been DEPORTED five times

    07/03/2015 1:15:06 PM PDT · 40 of 55
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Blue Turtle

    Because of the government “catch and release” of dangerous felons, I see one good possible outcome.

    Many years ago, in an unnamed city, likely by coincidence, its police department had four police brutality complaints in two months. It didn’t matter that the complaints were being made by repeat offenders and violent troublemakers, the city council decided to “crack down on police brutality.”

    Typically, police in such situations back off, and watch the crime rate jump, but in this case, the police took a novel approach.

    The city had a biker gang. Tough customers, they just defended their territory from other gangs, but were always very careful to not molest honest citizens, even when breaking the law. Every now and then the police would harass them, just on general principles.

    The police discreetly approached the gang with an offer: we will leave you alone, if, when an officer needs a little muscle, he can call one of you guys to apply it. The gang accepted the deal.

    Soon the word got out among those prone to mischief, that this city was not a good place to visit and make trouble. And if you saw a cop using a pay phone, run, do not walk, out of town.

    I mention this because if the federal government catches and releases dangerous felons, then it is up to the police and the citizenry to stop them to eliminate the threat.

    Sometimes this is called vigilantism, but it exists solely because the federals are not doing their job, or worse, are taking the side of the criminals against the public.

  • The (Roman) Empire Strikes Back (Liberals)

    07/03/2015 8:36:12 AM PDT · 14 of 21
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Biggirl

    Ironically, the images of Saint Justinian and Theodora are most often seen in Roman style mosaics and coins instead of icons. I think mostly because they were very popular subjects for mosaics.

  • State Silences Bakers Who Refused to Make Cake for Lesbian Couple, Fines Them $135K

    07/03/2015 8:09:30 AM PDT · 48 of 91
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Truth29

    This kangaroo court will only work if the public allows it. But if the public allows it, the best response for its victims is just to leave, taking their business and money with them, and telling to court, its fines and gag orders to go get knotted.

    For everyone else who wants to evade such a court, they must use subterfuge to do so. For example, churches can legally discriminate against homosexuals, so the business no longer makes wedding cakes “for sale to the public”, but only through these churches, by contract.

    This means no more wedding cakes for secular or liberal church weddings as well. And when they ask why, tell them it is because this kangaroo court forbids it.

    “Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian says that you cannot have a wedding cake for your wedding, at least from us. Only if you are married at one of these churches can we, by contract, make you a wedding cake. Sorry about this, but think about it the next time you vote.”

  • Breaking Down Ted Cruz’s Plan for Supreme Court ‘Retention Elections’

    07/03/2015 8:00:23 AM PDT · 28 of 46
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SeekAndFind

    Elections are a poor idea. However, there are several other major reforms that are past due.

    1) The SCOTUS is the only court created in the US Constitution. All other federal courts are created by the congress, most specifically by the judiciary committees of the House and Senate. So to have major, long needed reforms of the judiciary as a whole, it is essential to have two chairmen who are both conservatives and see the need for change.

    2) Congress also determines the *jurisdiction* of the federal courts, so a major part of these reforms would be to include those cases that are *not* within their jurisdiction, so activist federal judges could not take them though they wanted to.

    3) FDR threatened the SCOTUS with enlargement until they would agree to his agenda. Ironically, they *do* need to be enlarged, not for a particular political agenda, but for practical reasons. That is, each year the Circuit courts send at least 8,000 cases to the SCOTUS, which can only hear and adjudicate a few dozen of them. In practical terms, the court needs to have four more justices added to their number, over the course of two presidential elections.

    4) Likewise, the 13 Circuit courts need to be rearranged for demographic reasons.

    The 9th Circuit, in California, for example, controls almost 20% of the American people. The 5th, 6th and 11th about 10% each.

  • The (Roman) Empire Strikes Back (Liberals)

    07/03/2015 7:10:48 AM PDT · 10 of 21
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to NYer

    Instead of the western Roman Empire, there is a profound and ironic lessen to be learned from the survival of the eastern Roman Empire in Constantinople. Specifically in an event and its aftermath called The Nika Riots.

    In AD 532, sports, most especially chariot racing, was almost synonymous with politics. The four dominant factions or teams were the Blues and the radical Greens, the Reds and the Whites, an almost eerie similarity to today’s Democrats and Greens, Conservatives and Republicans.

    The Blues dominated politically, and were favored by the Emperor Justinian I. But this relationship had become strained because the previous year, some leaders of the Blues and Greens had been arrested for murder during some lesser sports related riot, and were sentenced to be hung.

    But two of them, one Blue and one Green, escaped and held out in a church surrounded by an angry mob of Blues and Greens. This came at a bad time, as Justinian I was negotiating with the Persians, today’s Iranians, in an effort to avoid war. Plus there was widespread public resentment over high taxes.

    Justinian I, a fine administrator but a mediocre leader, ordered their sentence commuted, but the mob demanded a full pardon. Their anger carried over to the next sporting event, which in turn led to violent rioting and arson throughout the city, burning down half of it.

    Many senators saw this as an opportunity to replace Justinian I as well, so conspired with the rioters to create chaos.

    Eventually things culminated with a great gathering of Blues and Greens in the Hippodrome stadium, to debate deposing Justinian I and naming a new Emperor.

    However, the Empress Theodora I, was made of sterner stuff, and refused to allow Justinian I to abdicate or flee, and made him and his generals form a plan to save the Empire.

    So a trusted Eunuch was sent to the Hippodrome with a large bag of gold. He met with the Blue leaders and reminded them that Justinian I had long supported them, and wished them well. They took the hint, so as a group, without saying anything, got up and left the stadium.

    “More power for us,” thought the radical Greens, who decided to name one of their own as the new Emperor, not realizing that the stadium had been surrounded by a lot of soldiers very loyal to Justinian I.

    Who then entered the stadium and killed about 30,000 Greens.

    In retrospect, this event alone preserved the eastern Roman Empire for at least another 200 years, and both Emperor Justinian I and Empress Theodora I have been named Saints of the Orthodox churches. And though it survived many other crises, it remained a Christian city until AD 1453, by which time Rome had again become the center of Christendom.

    Something to remember the next time you see the Democratic National Convention.

  • Race Riot: Mob of 50 blacks ransack Georgia Walmart for the hell of it

    07/03/2015 6:30:40 AM PDT · 15 of 30
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to HomerBohn

    As a more practical note, it is to the public interest to counter such mass attacks quickly and decisively, so some strategy needs to be developed to do so.

    While police have taken to monitoring public forums specifically to look for such trouble brewing, this hasn’t yet resulted in mass arrests of who are in effect rioters.

    I imagine there would be something like several cordons around a given location. The closest would be to prevent vehicles from leaving. The second would be to stop rioters on foot, and the third cordon would prevent others from entering the crime scene.

  • Jim Jefferies Wants to keep Women from having guns

    07/03/2015 6:10:50 AM PDT · 5 of 11
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to marktwain

    Perhaps the best way to describe him would be to call him “Australia’s Andrew Dice Clay”. Though Jewish, Clay savagely lampooned the stereotypical 1950’s Italian character type popularized by John Travolta, especially the sexism, misogyny, aggression and ego. This made him a major target of feminists, who were eventually able to block him out of much of the entertainment industry.

    Importantly, it was hard to tell how much of his behavior was acting, and how much was genuine misogyny. Which brings it back to Jim Jefferies. By comparing him to Clay, who is still hated by feminists, it would make it easy for them to try to get Jefferies banned as well.

  • Sweet Cakes final order: Gresham Bakery must pay $135,000 (Oregon)

    07/02/2015 4:49:45 PM PDT · 83 of 117
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to aimhigh

    If they haven’t moved all valuable assets out of state by now then they are fools. Like it or not their business in that state is over, and they will never again find peace or prosperity there. The best they can do is deny their money to their oppressors.

    If they own the building, they should have it demolished before they leave, along with any fixed assets. The same with their home.

  • Weenies burn flag to protest cops, get attacked by bikers, need cops to save their azzez

    07/02/2015 10:19:24 AM PDT · 16 of 37
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to tje

    I can imagine the hilarity once the NYPD got there and spoke with one of the bikers.

    biker: “They took off like little b—hes.”

    cop: “Hmmm. What kind of little b—hes did the little b—hes look like?”

    biker: “How many kinds of little b—hes are there?”

    cop: “Well, let’s see. You’ve got your skinny little b—hes, your fat little b—hes, dirty little b—hes, greasy little b—hes, whiny little b—hes, ugly little b—hes, and your garden variety other kinds of little b—hes. Any of those come to mind?”

    biker: “Kind of assorted little b—hes, I guess.”

  • John Lennon was right about overpopulation

    07/02/2015 7:46:22 AM PDT · 9 of 68
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to wagglebee
    All you need to know about Lennon and his wife. BTW, his stats were lies.

  • Free Meal with Concealed Handgun License

    07/02/2015 7:41:58 AM PDT · 12 of 13
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to marktwain

    Requiring a license is one thing, but in gun liberty states they should cut to the chase and say if you come armed, you and your spouse and your minor children get a discount.

    And I still hope that somebody can get a big enough venue to hold another “no dealer” gun show.

  • Episcopalians OK Allowing Gay Marriage in Churches

    07/02/2015 7:33:04 AM PDT · 32 of 40
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to marshmallow

    It is time for the Anglican churches, the majority of which are African and conservative, to officially declare the Church of England and the Episcopalians to be in variance of the faith, so are no longer to be considered Anglican. And thus, to sever all ties to them.

  • Shattuck: Why are we rewarding murderous dictators?

    07/02/2015 7:28:43 AM PDT · 8 of 9
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to calvincaspian

    I lean towards the toxoplasmosis theory.

    From 11-30 million Americans have the protozoa in them, and it can live in most mammals though it has a primary life cycle between rodents and cats. It is unique because it secretes a chemical retrains the rodent’s brain so that it is attracted to what it should fear and avoid. In the case of rodents, the smell of cat urine.

    And human brains have much the same chemistry as do the brains of rodents.

    So why are Democrats attracted to tyrants, dictators, aggressive foreign powers, self destructive behaviors, as well as determined to eliminate America’s defenses?

    Perhaps a protozoa in their brains wants them to.

  • Former CNN correspondent, anchor survive motel gunfight

    07/02/2015 7:21:56 AM PDT · 37 of 61
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Enlightened1

    Interesting note: the police are waiting on the decedent’s identification from the Medical Examiner. Which suggests that his face might not be entirely recognizable.

  • Mystery Solved: Woman with Amnesia Identified by Sister

    07/02/2015 6:01:31 AM PDT · 10 of 10
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to packrat35

    That is traumatic partial amnesia, which happens a lot and is normal. It is far different from identity amnesia so often portrayed on TV and in the movies.

  • Mystery Solved: Woman with Amnesia Identified by Sister

    07/01/2015 3:55:04 PM PDT · 6 of 10
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to nickcarraway

    Long term amnesia is incredibly rare. Typically amnesia is partial and just lasts a few days. Lots of cases of fake amnesia, though.

  • Former CNN anchor involved in fatal shootout with robber

    07/01/2015 3:08:22 PM PDT · 36 of 59
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to goodnesswins

    I stayed in one in Gallup, and it was fine. Until I got up early and saw bodies lying all over the place. There is a big problem with alcohol there.

  • Flatworm uses 'hypodermic penis' to inject sperm into own head

    07/01/2015 2:55:13 PM PDT · 15 of 44
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to dynachrome

    Bruce Jenner?

  • Former CNN anchor involved in fatal shootout with robber

    07/01/2015 2:54:23 PM PDT · 29 of 59
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Berlin_Freeper

    It will be interesting to find out who the decedent was.

  • BREAKING=> ISIS Publishes Map of July 4th FBI Command Centers

    07/01/2015 11:52:40 AM PDT · 52 of 88
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Nachum

    I’m all in favor of ISIS attacking “hard targets” full of heavily armed men, as opposed to “soft targets” with women and children. But the odds of such scum having the chutzpah to attack people who can fight back are tiny.

  • The Rise of Priests Who Encourage Sins Against Faith

    07/01/2015 8:39:37 AM PDT · 2 of 2
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to markomalley

    All of this evolved from the church’s unwillingness to discipline those in variance. Not just clergy, but laity as well.

    Such variances should be labeled by severity.

    1) Minor transgressions and forgivable sins that need a gentle hand of correction through instruction.

    2) Serious transgressions done as a reaction to doctrinal variance or failure of leadership. This is done as the criticism of a child of the bad behavior of their parent. It does not denote disrespect, but disappointment.

    3) Serious transgressions done because of an absence of discipline, order and instruction. When the church “spares the rod” it can “spoil the child”, leading to greater and greater sin and confusion. This is a truly dangerous thing, when nothing clergy or laity does provokes discipline, and bad behavior is seemed to have tacit approval.

    This is one of the worst things within the church today. It not only leads to politicians that ignore church teachings, who work against church teachings in dire ways, but then who claim to speak for the church even while spouting heterodoxy or even heresy. Without punishment.

    4) Outright opposition and attempts to harm or destroy the church. While the church is loathe to do so, there are times and places, and circumstances that call for excommunication. And no great fuss need be made, just a letter to the dioceses of the area, with instructions to as well notify their clergy, and the person themselves.

    That they are no longer of the Catholic faith, and that if they remove themselves and no longer claim to be Catholic, then they will be able to do so privately; but if they assert to others in public that they are still Catholic, then their excommunication will be published.

    5) Non-catholics that seek to harm or destroy the church, its clergy or laity, should be excluded from all manner of its holy rites or gatherings.

  • Video shows Syria rebel group executing 18 IS fighters

    07/01/2015 6:55:41 AM PDT · 7 of 9
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to elhombrelibre

    It would be a huge psyop right now for somebody to produce a fake video showing one side or the other not just executing enemy Muslims, but also defiling their bodies, like throwing dead dogs into the burial pit with them.

    For Muslims who just shrug at murder, something like this would hit them at a visceral level. It might dry up recruitment for one side or the other.

  • Road Raging Muslim Forgets He’s In Texas, Gets Dose Of Southern Hospitality

    07/01/2015 6:48:16 AM PDT · 57 of 83
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Semper Mark

    There’s a very interesting law in Germany, that if you are involved in a traffic accident, if you get violent, or even curse or raise your voice, you will get slugged with a fine so big it will rattle your teeth.

    So getting into an accident with a German will get weird. They will act like you are a long lost best friend, and if it was a minor accident, they will suggest that it will do much to keep both of your insurances low if you just pretend it didn’t happen. (Their car insurance prices are also sky high.)

    To make things even funnier, at an accident *or* police event site, everybody is as calm as a cucumber, because if you are visibly agitated or upset, the police can order paramedics to give you a shot of Valium. After which you *can’t* get upset or agitated. Just can’t.

    And, the icing on the cake is that Germany doesn’t worry much about “police brutality”. If you mess with a cop, he will hit you. A lot. With a club, or spring stick or snap stick, or truncheon or blackjack, tonfa, his fists and feet, or any other available blunt object.

  • Census: Hispanics overtake whites to become California’s largest ethnic group

    07/01/2015 6:28:15 AM PDT · 14 of 25
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to artichokegrower

    This raises an interesting point. Hispanics often have a very different moral outlook than do liberal whites. This is already cropping up in parts of California.

    For example, “white guilt” allows blacks to misbehave, but Hispanics have no “white guilt”. So if blacks misbehave around Hispanics, they encourage blacks to leave their neighborhoods. Or else.

    And Hispanics do not care much at all for homosexuals.

  • You Can’t Compromise with Culture Warriors

    07/01/2015 6:06:11 AM PDT · 8 of 28
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Servant of the Cross

    The rather twisted stop-action show Robot Chicken, part of “Adult Swim”, had a bizarre take on ‘If you give a mouse a cookie’. About 1 minute.

    I will call this NSFW. Those guys are strange.

  • [Video]: Sick New "Challenge": People Disrespect, Walk on American Flag

    07/01/2015 6:00:54 AM PDT · 2 of 21
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Maceman

    Best response: Find, or better yet, make a “rainbow flag” with magic markers, bring it out to where they are stomping on the American flag, and start abusing their rainbow. Be sure to video their hissy-fit.


    07/01/2015 5:51:34 AM PDT · 42 of 42
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Hojczyk

    Chick-fil-A is all about its employees, and they have the best hiring and retention policies out there. If you poll their employees you will quickly find out why they love to work there.

    An absence of the “Seven Deadly Sins”, which while it sounds strange on the outside, makes a very enjoyable working environment. There is a corporate and personal aversion to these behaviors, and an attraction to corporate and personal virtue.

    You can’t just mouth platitudes, hoping to improve your bottom line, which far too many corporations try to do. And they avoid management practices that are demeaning or dehumanizing.

  • Data Proves that Slavery has Little to do with the Current Plight of African-Americans

    06/30/2015 3:46:46 PM PDT · 12 of 52
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to robowombat

    “Will black America ever notice? I sure hope so.”

    The destruction wrought on slave-descended black Americans is best described as “self-genocidal”. And it’s getting harder and harder to conceal the fact behind ever increasing numbers of African immigrants, who are demographically combined with them but do not suffer their cultural cancer.

    38,000 black abortions in NYC alone, *every year*. 72% illegitimacy rate, with single parents raising children who are in a “survival” mode of ruthless self interest and prison, not the “success” mode that leads to self improvement and prosperity.

    “Will black America ever notice? I sure hope so.” At least before they go extinct.

  • Jersey City man with 86 prior arrests facing new shoplifting charge

    06/30/2015 7:13:13 AM PDT · 28 of 30
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SMGFan

    This is a big potential use for facial recognition software.

    While it has never really worked for ordinary people, it is quite good at spotting unusual faces. And if stores are frequently the targets of repeat offenders, the software should recognize them as soon as they enter, so that they can be immediately asked to leave.

  • Deep Thoughts On Flag Banning

    06/30/2015 7:03:00 AM PDT · 24 of 28
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Kaslin

    One thing that hasn’t been mentioned is how the US Supreme Court has forbidden laws against burning, mutilating or defiling the US flag. Such acts are the flip side of the display of flags.

    Texas v. Johnson (1989)

    United States v. Eichman (1990)

    When Republicans retook control of Congress for the 104th session, the Flag Desecration Amendment was first proposed, which would grant the federal government the authority to proscribe flag burning. A resolution for this Amendment passed the House in every session from the 104th until the 109th Congress, but never got past the Senate (in the most recent vote, passage in the Senate failed by one vote), and has not been considered since the 109th Congress.

  • Black Churches Burn Across the South

    06/30/2015 6:10:13 AM PDT · 16 of 30
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Fay

    The irony is that not too long ago, in parts of the South, black churches, most of which were double wide trailers, were frequently burned by competing pastors from other black churches.

    A case of too many churches and too many pastors, competing for the same potential congregants. It didn’t help that their congregants were a terribly fickle bunch, who would change churches for petty reasons.

    Yet even then I noted that when such burnings happened, the media would invariably use a stock photo of a brick and wood white church.