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  • Relationship Expert: The GOP Is Doomed As a Party, Should Seek Divorce

    06/01/2015 3:52:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Ace of Spades HQ ^ | June 1, 2015 | Ace
    Actually no relationship expert said that, not really. I was observing the rift between Rand Paul and John McCain. Really the rift between Paul and most of the party, and that got me thinking about the rift between the RINOs and the Tea Partiers. It reminded me of what relationship expert/marital counselor John Gottman called The Four Horsemen of a marriage destined for divorce. When couples came in for counseling, he knew they were likely irreconcilable when they began showing four key signs: criticism, contempt, defensiveness, and stonewalling. The first horseman of the apocalypse is criticism. Criticizing your partner is...
  • Does this libtard have a point? Better Off without 'Em: A Northern Manifesto for Southern Secession

    08/21/2012 8:12:12 AM PDT · by teflon9 · 73 replies
    Powell's Books ^ | August, 2012 | Chuck Thompson
    Lets talk about secession. Not exactly the most suitable cocktail party conversation starter anywhere in the country, but take that notion deep into the heart of Dixie and you might find yourself running from the possum-hunting conservatives, trailer-park lifers, and prayer warriors Chuck Thompson encountered during the two years he spent traveling the American South asking the question: Would we be better off without em? The result is a heavily researched, serious inquiry into national divides which is unabashedly controversial, often uproarious, and always thought-provoking. From a church service in Mobile, Alabama, where the gospel entertainer announces "Islam is upon...
  • Top Muslim Cleric Urges Western Muslims to ‘Liberalize’

    07/26/2010 11:08:44 AM PDT · by lbryce · 6 replies · 4+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | JUly 23, 2010 | Raymond Ibrahim
    A recent episode of the popular Arabic show al-Sharia wa al-Haya (Law and Life), which airs weekly on Al Jazeera and features renowned Muslim scholar Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, addressed the important yet little known Muslim concept of taysir (pronounced “tey-seer”). Qaradawi, who is touted by the likes of John Esposito and CAIR as a “moderate” — even as he legitimizes suicide attacks against Israel (including by women) and death for apostates — explained that, according to fiqh al-taysir (the “jurisprudence of ease”), Islam (like Catholicism) offers Muslims dispensations, whenever needed: “For Allah desires ease for you, not hardship” (Koran 2:185;...
  • A Proposal for Peaceful Separation

    04/08/2010 10:38:04 AM PDT · by Neoliberalnot · 31 replies · 861+ views
    View from The Right ^ | April 7, 2010 | Jeffersonian
    A proposal to divide the United States into two countries I post this article with a sense of ambivalence, since, notwithstanding the author's boldness and originality of thought, his proposal presents grave practical difficulties which in my view he deals with only superficially. However, as I myself have said, with the passage of the health care bill America has now become in effect two mutually irreconcilable peoples (they want to impose unlimited state power on us, which we don't want to be imposed), and the only two logical resolutions to the conflict are that one side crush and dominate the...
  • Sean and Robin Penn back to divorce court (Robin files this time .. irreconcilable differences')

    08/18/2009 4:51:01 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 630+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 8/18/09 | Jill Serjeant
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oscar winning actor Sean Penn and his wife Robin's rocky marriage is headed for divorce for the third time, and this time it's Robin who has filed the court papers. The "Message in a Bottle" actress, 43, filed for divorce last week in northern California where they reside citing irreconcilable differences, People magazine said on Tuesday. The papers obtained by the celebrity magazine said Robin Wright Penn and her husband had agreed to share custody of their 16 year-old son Hopper Jack and divide their property. In an interview in the September edition of More magazine,...
  • Kerry: Iraq Election No Big Deal

    01/30/2005 9:31:32 AM PST · by kattracks · 197 replies · 5,709+ views ^ | 1/30/05 | Carl Limbacher
    A bitter-sounding Sen. John Kerry dismissed the historic Iraqi election on Sunday, warning Americans not to "overhype" the watershed event. "No one in the United States should try to overhype this election," Kerry told NBC's "Meet the Press." The failed presidential candidate questioned the historic referendum's legitimacy, saying, "It's hard to say that something is legitimate when a whole portion of the country can't vote and doesn't vote." Kerry also pooh-poohed reports of a surprisingly high 72 percent turnout by Iraqi voters, insisting instead that the election has "gone as expected." Asked if he thought Iraq was now less of...
  • Irreconcilable Differences Of Opinion

    02/11/2003 2:35:36 PM PST · by blam · 3 replies · 217+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 2-12-2003 | Kim Sengupta/John Lichfield
    Irreconcilable differences of opinion?They are veto-holding partners in Europe and on the UN Security Council. But as yesterday's speech by Jack Straw, the Foreign Secretary, demonstrated, politically they have rarely been so far apart. What are the main points that divide them? 12 February 2003 By Kim Sengupta in London and John Lichfield in Paris The threat from Iraq is overstated; it is no worse than other rogue regimes. What is the threat to Europe and the United States? THE BRITISH VIEW"We have to differentiate between the threat posed by Iraq and other would-be proliferators. No other country shares Iraq's...