There is no easy way to begin this message, so I'll just give it to you straight. A friend of mine recently told me she was molested several years ago by her piano teacher, and when I asked further…Continue
"Thanks for your input. I find the Australian precedent of gun control rather fascinating, as there were many parallels between Australian attitudes on gun ownership prior to the gun laws of the nineties and current American ones, and the success of…"
"Alright, well judging by some of the previous input, I don't quite have the ethos that a lot of you do, but I might still have a thing or two to contribute.
Some people think that the Old West was some kind of golden age for the liberty…"
"Now would you be so kind as to respond to my questions? Do you think a military intervention would have been possible, and what do you think would be an appropriate way to learn from the incident and prevent it from occurring again?"
"You're right, I apologize. I think that it was handled less than perfectly. With regard to what they called it immediately after, I believe that this was done so that the perpetrators could be properly tracked down (playing dumb to catch the…"
"I don't really understand those of you who think Obama has ramped down the GWOT... that's not to say he has decimated Islamic extremism (cut off one head, two more grow back), but he certainly hasn't been soft on terrorists with the…"
"The easiest and nicest way is to hear the opinions and not discuss them. Not to justify, argue, or convince, but put up a wall of "nice."
Agree when you can, always be polite, and never explain. Never bring it up. Use phrases…"
"Tell her that:
1. Being in the Demolay is not like being a Freemason. You're not one of us until you're one of us. As a very active and long standing Freemason, I can assure you, that being in the Demolay does NOT make you a Freemason.
"That's a good point about the average physique as well. At one time, I weighed 75 pounds more than I weigh now. I still went shirtless as I've always done. It shouldn't be a privilege to be earned by looking "acceptable" to…"
"That's a teaching moment for that mother. If the mom doesn't approve of the men in her life going shirtless, she can still teach her daughter a 'live and let live' attitude toward it and other nonoffensive behaviors. "