Hello everyone,Been a long time lurker of the site. Been about 2 years now. I've read the AoM books and follow all I can from the site but never did sign up. Well last night I finally thought, why…Continue
"I rented a wet saw to do my floor. But everything was square. I agree the curved could complicate it big time. I think most wet saws are all straight cuts.
Doesn't hurt to ask how much rental is, or for them to do it."
"Advice.....go find an archery range and shoot some bows, different brands, and find one you like. Archery is all personal preference. That's first. Then see what you like and talk to the guy at the range.
Do not fall into the hype and…"
"Welcome Ryan. It's good to hear you want to extend your family. This is a good place to ask anything, and it sounds like you want to help out as well. Which is great, and that is what it's for.
"There are specific books written by AOM? I'd love to get my hands on them, but I'm sure they're not in audio format. Even text would work for me that I could read on my computer. Too bad for me. Anyway, welcome…"
Hello everyone,Been a long time lurker of the site. Been about 2 years now. I've read the AoM books and follow all I can from the site but never did sign up. Well last night I finally thought, why not, from looking in the forums everyone here seemed like they were here to help and learn. So here I am. I am excited to be a part of it as well. I am not a huge reader but I was thinking of trying to get started and also join the book club. What better way to start reading more than with books…See More
"Alot of things decide sentence severity. One of those is previous record.
I could be wrong but my understanding of most of the statistics only include severity of the single crime, not previous offenses."
"and so there is a good argument to be made that the differences in sentences were motivated by racial animus, rather than a desire to punish trafficking in more dangerous substances more severely.
My instincts would be that the differences in…"
"There is documented evidence that, for otherwise identical crimes, whites routinely receive a significantly lighter sentence than people of color. So, yes, it does appear that a racial bias does exist.
Whether this is an institutional…"
"It's definitely the case that most people, and most blacks, in prison are there for non-violent crimes. It's also definitely the case that different forms of cocaine are treated differently by the sentencing statutes. It is my…"
"Unless you think blacks are locked up for usually victimless, definitely non-violent, crimes, and that the sentencing provisions either explicitly or implicitly discriminate on the basis of race through meaningless distinctions regarding…"