“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; because there is not effort without error and shortcomings; but who does actually strive to do the deed; who knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and who at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while DARING GREATLY. So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”
"Watch it now, J.B!
I'm a freethinker and I'd never dream of doing such things. I'm one of the rarest of the rare: an agnostic conservative. You don't want to get me started on nasty things people of faith have…"
"You kicked the crap out of that strawman. Good for you.
In the case of the IRS scandal, conservatives are literally the only ones questioning the government. If you'd like to stand alongside, nobody's stopping you.
"You have expressed well what most if not all the self-identified patriots still standing guard at the Nevada ranch with guns believe with all their hearts. Likewise with the exploding militia groups around the nation. Of such…"
"It's never wrong to question any belief, or especially any religious claim. My Holy Book tells me to not believe every "spirit" but to test them, to see if they are from God. For many people, It's quite…"