"I thought I knew the mean of the word "sanction", and I did.
But apparently it also means the exact opposite:
1. a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule.
2. official permission or approval for an action.
"It's going right over my house in Nashville. Gonna have an eclipse BBQ! I've never seen a full on eclipse before, either.
And I say, Sir, of course you have to take your 7-y-o on the Father/Son Eclipse Road Trip 2017!"
"I couldn't find anything in the article about if the Islamic people actually got their male driver or not.
I also couldn't find anything in the article about whether the Islamic tourists were brown or not."
"I was born and raised in Flint, MI, now live in TN, and from what I have seen, there does seem to be more de facto segregation in the north, less interaction.
But like Mongoose, my sample size and methods may not be ideal. It could be that I'm…"
"I've always liked the definition that integrity is a perfect alignment of your values and your actions. There are limitations to that, though. There's the "yeah, but what if you're an asshole?" problem. So,…"
"When I think of integrity, I think of it as maintaining who I am: my morals, my character, my needs, my reputation. Integrity is damaged or lost when I let thinks, situations, or people take me too far from my center in any of those areas."
"What you say is true.... But the other alternatives are even more damaging. Socialist and communist economies concentrate the power even more than capitalism and democracy. What ever system you pick the outcome for the people you describe would be…"
"For me, integrity must bring in some of those intangibles or criteria, or Shane's likability. A steadfast man that everyone hates, will just be true to his ideal without a clue on how he interacts with others, on how he is judged. A man of…"
"Exactly...What does he mean by that. That's been his whole directive to the Senate..."I want it to have heart."His lack of leadership on it, is the main issue, IMO. It's just a grab bag of all this crap that everyone wants, that…"