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by kwirl
Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Math and Tax numbers - a solicitation for facts
Replies: 9
Views: 867

Math and Tax numbers - a solicitation for facts

Does anyone know where I can find details regarding how much of a difference letting the bush era tax cuts expire would affect our budget? the one that no one wants to rescind because it is an across-the-board tax cut on not just the wealthy, but the middle and lower class as well?
by kwirl
Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:47 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Anonymous vs Koch - internet popcorn war for the ages?
Replies: 5
Views: 637

Anonymous vs Koch - internet popcorn war for the ages?

http://anonnews.org/?p=press&a=item&i=585 or for those who don't like clickies Dear Citizens of the United States of America, It has come to our attention that the brothers, David and Charles Koch--the billionaire owners of Koch Industries--have long attempted to usurp American Democracy. T...
by kwirl
Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:08 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: C#
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

C#

Hi, I've been considering growing up...i'm not sure yet, but I have a job offer that involves learning C#, i'm considering it but I thought i'd ask here - any of you guys use C# and have any suggested books/tools that you recall using to get you started? If I decide to throw away my 30-something juv...
by kwirl
Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:06 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Obama decides not to defend laws he doesn't agree with
Replies: 26
Views: 1494

Re: Obama decides not to enforce laws he doesn't agree with

less than two weeks ago republicans were ordering their GOP ringleaders to order their respective states to not enforce health care laws...
by kwirl
Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:01 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Obama decides not to defend laws he doesn't agree with
Replies: 26
Views: 1494

Re: Obama decides not to enforce laws he doesn't agree with

he is not setting a precedent because i am gonna take a guess and say that i don't think he is the first elected public official to decide not to enforce something he disagrees with.
by kwirl
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Re: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

well, now that this thread has moved on to comparing homosexual equality rights with the constitutional definition of what a taco contains, I think we have all reached a peaceful and meaningful understanding and can take our lives forward.
by kwirl
Sat Feb 05, 2011 12:12 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Re: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

why do people keep saying that gays have to 'earn' or 'deserve' these rights?
by kwirl
Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:57 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Re: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

what part of the constitution says that a woman who loves another woman has less rights than a woman who loves a man?
by kwirl
Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Re: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

You have the right to not like gay people. You can hate African-Americans. you can be disgusted by same-sex marriages and men who wear women's underwear. I would stand up and fight for your right to do so, but I will not support any attempt to pass a law or amendment which tramples on the unalienabl...
by kwirl
Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:32 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Re: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

Do you support polygamous marriage? yes Do you support incestuous marriage? if consensual Do you support pedophilic marriage? no, minors are unable to enter into a legal contract Do you support bestial marriage? wow, by 'we' you mean 'you and people who share your reasoning' because i have never fe...
by kwirl
Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:53 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Re: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal... I must have missed the '...equal upon meeting the socially accepted status and suffering the lack of rights granted to all Americans for an undetermined length of time. Separation of church and state along with equality are ...
by kwirl
Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Re: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

why not? by what right does our government 'favor' one religion's interpretation over marriage as worthy of reward while intentionally disregarding the validity and recognition of another? Separation of church and state is a political and legal doctrine that government and religious institutions are...
by kwirl
Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:03 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Re: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

and what makes his parents unworthy of those same rights?


/edit - the amendment being debated WOULD specifically ban same-sex marriages
by kwirl
Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:47 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Re: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

Found this opinion that sums up my feelings nearly verbatim, so posting it here...Homosexuals are our brothers and sisters. They deserve the same rights as anyone else. Plain and simple. Not marriages for some, and civil unions for others. It only increases divides in society. It only continues the ...
by kwirl
Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:44 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...
Replies: 135
Views: 5988

Iowa ban on same-sex marriage...

I'm not the first person on the internet to link this video (hi, fark ((i still curse you, kajib)) but this is a video that stood out to me. I have activist friends in the GLBT community, and I felt this video deserves to be disseminated to anyone who might not have been exposed to this perspective....
by kwirl
Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Facebook Toril Page
Replies: 10
Views: 2183

Re: Facebook Toril Page

can someone link to the actual torilmud page, i would be interested
by kwirl
Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Direction
Replies: 105
Views: 19454

Re: Direction

for the record, a pwipe would bring me back (not that i matter), i'm starting to get tired of my current stable of games (Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, Burnout Paradise, Sims 3, League of Legends, Entropia, Perfect World, Borderlands, Fallout New Vegas, Fallout 3, Oblivion, Dragon Age Origins, Team Fo...
by kwirl
Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:08 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: freedom of speech bullshit
Replies: 44
Views: 1671

Re: freedom of speech bullshit

nevermind
by kwirl
Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: League of Legends anyone?
Replies: 3
Views: 1201

Re: League of Legends anyone?

lol thanks, but its not that i need 10 thousand people to click, im looking for as many people to play as i can, i'm leveling up my own alts to level 5 to meet the criteria - i figure 2 hours gets me level 5, so after 20 thousand hours of time by myself i'll have it :P
by kwirl
Thu Nov 25, 2010 10:03 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: League of Legends anyone?
Replies: 3
Views: 1201

League of Legends anyone?

so i've never been much into the 'free game' thing online, but i'd heard of DoTA and heard that this was the game he helped make - i play with a few RL friends and got quite addicted (briefly im sure) oh, so if any of you want to play or try it, do me a favor - http://signup.leagueoflegends.com/?ref...
by kwirl
Mon Nov 08, 2010 12:23 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Borderlands?
Replies: 11
Views: 1431

Re: Borderlands?

claptraps are hilarious
by kwirl
Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Borderlands?
Replies: 11
Views: 1431

Re: Borderlands?

i think its the invert x axis, regardless the problem is the other axis that you can't invert is backwards by default with no option or ability to change it
by kwirl
Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:16 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Borderlands?
Replies: 11
Views: 1431

Re: Borderlands?

borderlands is a lot of fun, i played it on the 360 for a while, lots of fun, decent replay value, for 20 bucks i'd say its a no brainer. the only problem i have with the PC version is an inability to properly get the y axis reversed with my logitech controllers, but it plays perfect with 360 contro...
by kwirl
Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:14 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish
Replies: 52
Views: 3639

Re: So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish

If I'm a troll so be it. I find it entertaining to post the ridiculous and hipocrisy laden positions liberals take. I hope it causes some people to think about their positions when faced with the hipocrisy. I read every article I post and point out only what I think is interesting / hipocritical. M...
by kwirl
Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:28 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cellular data/plan etc
Replies: 5
Views: 491

Cellular data/plan etc

I'm looking into switching carriers because I am interested in adding data usage to my cell phone, and am just fishing for information about people who have first-hand experiences with various companies. I currently have at&t as my cell phone provider and have no problems with them for that func...
by kwirl
Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:25 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Philadelphia
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: Philadelphia

i can only assume that those who speak positively of philly either do not live here, or only come to the civilized areas on business trips. else you work for the tourism industry. either way, carry on.

/cheese steaks are banging though
//easy-cheese in a can is the secret ingredient
by kwirl
Fri Jun 11, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Unions waste 10 million dollars of their members money!
Replies: 12
Views: 580

Re: Unions waste 10 million dollars of their members money!

Did Sarvis and Teflor agree on something?

/Mods the thread +1
by kwirl
Fri Jun 11, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: how would you address unemployment in america?
Replies: 18
Views: 699

how would you address unemployment in america?

Obama is trying to push a 30 billion dollar bill that would eliminate capital gains taxes on small business among other things, but I know a lot of people exist on the right end of the spectrum who do not think of that as a solution. With unemployment being the epidemic that it is, do any of you kno...
by kwirl
Sun May 30, 2010 12:48 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Non Political Question About the Oil Spill
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Non Political Question About the Oil Spill

Anyone know who or where one would go for information regarding the operations for cleaning up the area down there? I'm going to be moving down south anyway and while I was hoping to find some kind of entry level IT/Customer Service work, I have a feeling that if I could get paid to do grunt labor t...
by kwirl
Sat May 29, 2010 10:37 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Does anyone know what happened to Zymira?
Replies: 1
Views: 434

Re: Does anyone know what happened to Zymira?

erggghhhh

that name sounds so familiar, sorry but if anything comes to me and i remember something i'll let ya know!
by kwirl
Fri May 21, 2010 3:27 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: 1 in 8 americans on food stamps
Replies: 31
Views: 1691

Re: 1 in 8 americans on food stamps

i dont feel that the problem is as simply defined as that, but basically its some of one, some of the other. no i don't want the government running everything, but i do not want corporations running everything either. right now the problem is not wholly that our government is running everything, but...
by kwirl
Tue May 18, 2010 4:11 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: 1 in 8 americans on food stamps
Replies: 31
Views: 1691

Re: 1 in 8 americans on food stamps

amena wolfsnarl wrote:Personally i think with the division of wealth being the way it is, i think we will see the poor require even more help in the years to come. If not create entire mini 3rd world cities were poverty is the norm not the exception.



cip - detroit? :P
by kwirl
Mon May 17, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: 1 in 8 americans on food stamps
Replies: 31
Views: 1691

Re: 1 in 8 americans on food stamps

at the root of this thread you asked why Americans can not take care of themselves, so, not to be a Costco Thread Buster, but I figured i'd chime in. I don't have a source handy, but I seem to recall a reliable source of information reporting that the cost of living has increased about 10-15% faster...
by kwirl
Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:36 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Awesome
Replies: 7
Views: 916

Re: Awesome

ugh - flip flopper
by kwirl
Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Awesome
Replies: 7
Views: 916

Re: Awesome

hahahaha

i have two forum ids. crazy.
by kwirl
Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Awesome
Replies: 7
Views: 916

Re: Awesome

its a muma!
by kwirl
Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: when does it become kiddie porn?
Replies: 30
Views: 1061

Re: when does it become kiddie porn?

the funny part about that 13 year old father story is the 7 other boys who could have fathered the child, as the 15 year old girl had at least 8 sexual partners in the month of conception
by kwirl
Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Mortgage problems in southern California?
Replies: 5
Views: 413

Re: Mortgage problems in southern California?

I was actually talking to her about that, the thing is she sometimes has trouble getting along with people, her bipolarity is more severe than mine, to the point of occasionally crippling her from being able to work. I found a link to an interesting NPO, http://www.hopenhousing.org/ that looks like ...
by kwirl
Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Mortgage problems in southern California?
Replies: 5
Views: 413

Mortgage problems in southern California?

A close friend bought a house in San Diego a few years ago, and has been paying the very high cost of it, which until the job market collapsed, she could afford. She has never been very good at long term savings, and now without a high-paying job, the mortgage she was paying is steadily eating away ...
by kwirl
Mon Feb 09, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: New spell ideas
Replies: 8
Views: 679

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by kwirl
Mon Feb 09, 2009 5:21 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Violating your child's privacy
Replies: 59
Views: 2189

Re: Violating your child's privacy

Assuming the kids don't KNOW that you are using it, then good for you. However, if they find out, then you have seriously betrayed their trust, and embedded upon them the sense that they are not deserving of your trust. This might be how you want to raise your children. But I think it deprives you o...
by kwirl
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:24 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: 2009 Stimulus explained
Replies: 18
Views: 1225

Re: 2009 Stimulus explained

The guinness in ireland is exactly the same as the rest of the world, with the exception of some african breweries which use sorghum instead of barley. the only real difference to the drink is that in ireland the servers and consumers are fanatical about the proper pouring of guinness, which is the ...
by kwirl
Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: how prison should be
Replies: 42
Views: 1948

Re: how prison should be

From wha i heard the repeat offender rate for people coming out of his jail is just 2% the lowest in the country. As far as im concerned he is doing everything that he needs to for the inmates he feeds clothes and shelters them. They committed the crime and they shouldnt have it easy. I dont doubt ...
by kwirl
Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: how prison should be
Replies: 42
Views: 1948

Re: how prison should be

Sheriff Joe Arpaio: He built the tent city jail because of overcrowding in the regular jails.

Truth: To insure there were enough inmates for the much publicized tent city jail he closed an entire floor of the First Avenue Jail.
by kwirl
Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: how prison should be
Replies: 42
Views: 1948

Re: how prison should be

http://www.arpaio.com/arpaio-truth/index.php Sheriff Joe Arpaio: He built the tent city jail because of overcrowding in the regular jails. Truth: To insure there were enough inmates for the much publicized tent city jail he closed an entire floor of the First Avenue Jail. Sheriff Joe Arpaio: He has...
by kwirl
Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:07 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: how prison should be
Replies: 42
Views: 1948

Re: how prison should be

by kwirl
Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:17 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: do not click this
Replies: 16
Views: 723

Re: do not click this

i lol'd
by kwirl
Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:58 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: do not click this
Replies: 16
Views: 723

do not click this

Gormal, you need to calm down a bit. I've got nothing but respect for you as a player, but you have to realize that sometimes, when other people make a suggestion, comment, or observation that you don't need to get so personally offended by it or act like it is some kind of infringement upon your te...

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