"Given the ridiculous way fathers (or men in general) are treated on Disney shows, I am surprised anyone lets their kids watch them. On television today, men are shown as: stupid, clownish, brutish nincompoops (if dear old dad is even…"
""you can't apply a 21st century context to a document written in the late 1700's." is a straw man argument of a weak mind. There are tons of things the Founding Fathers did not have in mind.
That line of reasoniong could apply to…"
"For some reason, this seems to be sweeping the Interwebs. Ordinarily, I'm all for whatever gets one saving money. So I wouldn't beat on you for this. Most people simply are unaware of where their money goes. From the taxes to all the ways…"
"THIS: What other item in the Bill of Rights has to be licensed?
For the record, I kinda like what you said, but some bits of it are too restrictive. What if I want to buy 9MM ammo for my wife as a gift?
Some of these ideas came into play with early…"
"Very frequently libraries and schools have used book sales. You have to dig through a lot of stuff and kinda have an idea what you want. I have actually found a couple antique books that way that I bought for pennies and sold for quite a lot of…"
"The biggest problem I have with gun control is that if you listen, really listen to the language that the controllers use and watch their actions...it is never really about crime or safety. The laws are intended to punish the law abiding people and…"
"I'm Catholic, rule was always wear the hat to the outer door, take it off as going in and definitely before you reach the inner door. But you also used to dress up for church.
Nowadays, sheesh...ball caps, shorts, ratty shirts, flip…"
"Then you better already have a lot of money on hand, or else it's doomed. Altruism is nice, but food, water, shelter and clothing are nicer.
And if you do have whole bunch of cash stashed someplace...hello my new bestest friend everl."
"Having documented proof of an actual criminal offense also can get you the carry permit. Well, providing you survive the crime...
Being a businessman and frequently carrying large amounts of cash is also good rationale, per the People's…"
"I know plenty of licenced firearm collectors who get particular pieces because they "WANT" them. And nobody's safety is ever in question because the majority of their pieces rest comfortably in a gun safe.
The vast majority of people…"
"Hmmm. Ah, the old classics, a pinch of salt, some tomato juice (V8 if you're feeling exotic). I get the cultural thing with the lime or the onion. Otherwise, the whole idea of "infusing" a beer seems like something…"
""Third world" doesn't refer to level of development or quality of life; it refers to political alignment. First world means aligned with capitalism/democracy/"the west", second world means aligned with communism/the USSR and…"
"Yeah let's not pretend like it's entirely altruistic. It's a transaction wherein there is a mutual exchange of cost and benefits. And we all know that it's easy come / easy go. If / when it's no longer beneficial to the US,…"
"People often refer to Krav Maga like it's this super micraculous unbeatable system that will make you invicible.
The reality is that Krav Maga can be good but it all depends on the quality of the instructor and his training methods. IMO most…"
"I'm 5'5" about 140 lbs. soaking wet. Because I live in Taiwan, there's not a soul I fear, as I'm about average size here. But I remember working in a gym as a personal trainer (working mainly on clients looking…"
""Rebekah I think most self-defense classes for women-and men-, but for women in particular are worthless because they are not nearly violent enough."
It's true. IMO, a self-defense program isn't super useful if it doesn't…"