"As for Lamb-Chop hope he's working for his next job as his district evaporates at the end of May. BYE!
Tillerson is zero loss as the clown didn't even know anything was up involving NK.
Think back to the time of TR, Frick, Carnegie,…"
"After Spain exited Mexico, mid 19th century, Porfirio Diaz ruled as their dictator till 1911.
During that era; La Raza (the Race) emerged to assert that the Treaty of Guadeloupe-Hidalgo was coerced and therefore invalid, so some 10 south western…"
"Using the word "Rights" in any context when referring to illegals; is an embarrassingly stupid lapse of judgement made repeatedly by even those opposed to our immigration program.
Then invariably it comes back to bite them in the butt…"
"Indeed a Convention is a mechanism to reverse our current disastrous trajectory; yet any Convention is only as good as the quality of its members.
Our first five Presidents were Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison and Monroe while our last five…"
"Lord Palmerston asserted that nations have neither allies nor friends, rather they simply have interests.
The foundation for the self-interest of the nation-state is the concept of sovereign right,
a linchpin of international jurisprudence and the…"
"Appreciate the compliment.
History, like a box-score, tells us what happened.
Yet before we apply it, we must grasp what it's telling us.
Repeating an analogy; compare our first 5 Presidents to our last 5.
What does it say about the values past…"
"M, fair enough and w/respect.
What you say is beyond dispute and a reflection of who and what we have become as a culture/society.
Repeating, were our Founders to re-appear but for a moment; they would not recognize the nation-state they…"
"Hmm........ so we must find the root causes that turn people into serial shooters..........
Er.............the root cause has been known since Cain killed his brother Abel in the Garden of Eden!
Man, born in original sin, is not a perfectible…"
"M, Appreciate your efforts to shed light rather than spread heat.
Briefly, I read and reflect on all opinions before replying,
Assault Rifles were originally commissioned by our DoD for a specific
military purpose having absolutely nothing to do…"
"W/respect, I'm not missing any point.
Modern Infantry Rifles are rapid fire assault weapons; the very essence of their purpose.
They were never originally developed for civilian use; despite what has evolved over time; any more than machine…"
"Uninterested in going round and round on this; so a closing point.
Colt's advertising descriptive for it's AR-15, during the 60ties, read as follows:
THE AR-15 IS A FULLY AUTOMATIC, AIR-COOLED, GAS OPERATED, MAGAZINE FED ASSAULT…"
These weapons were developed by US Arms makers responding to DoD requests to upgrade the Rifles of our Infantry Units which is why I had to replace my M-14 w/an M-15 and later an M-16. The latter became the standard issue for the 101st…"
"Agree w/the core point; cultural rot is the driver of our deepening malaise and believe the vast majority of citizens understand this in their very marrow. Reflect a moment.
Our first Five Presidents were Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison and…"
A few points; then we can give it a rest.
* Since we assess the worth of Art (Music, Portraiture, Architecture, Literature and the rest) in terms of their psychic/spiritual benefit to Mankind; in my judgement, measuring the material…"
"Marrand, appreciate your previous commentary.
For me, the enduring worth of any scientific discovery is plain and simple, namely; what did it do and what does it continue to do, to better the condition of Mankind!
As such, the Greeks of antiquity…"
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