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by Sarvis
Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: letting science lead the way
Replies: 11
Views: 539

Re: letting science lead the way

What "liberal narrative" did he fail to support, exactly?

Hell, you think we want everyone to bang every possible second and this research says women who have lots of sex are less depressed so that's certainly in support of what you think we think.
by Sarvis
Sun Apr 17, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Making MJ illegal again
Replies: 13
Views: 1357

Re: Making MJ illegal again

I think one major road block to legalizing it is there really isn't a test that can be done to tell if your under the immediate influence of it. This causes a Problem with policing driving under the influence. I know that pee tests can detect it from az far back as 28 days. This really is my only o...
by Sarvis
Sat Apr 16, 2011 8:46 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Pell Grants
Replies: 35
Views: 3567

Re: Pell Grants

Manufacturing started leaving the US under the Clinton era, and yes, it is getting worse, but it is still here. "America remains by far the No. 1 manufacturing country. It out-produces No. 2 China by more than 40 percent. U.S. manufacturers cranked out nearly $1.7 trillion in goods in 2009, ac...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

There is a difference between the inability to control a child and not even trying. We don't even try anymore, we simply hand out condoms while at the same time telling 11 year olds they are able to choose to do whatever they want. I'd be much more open to handing out condoms if we were at least te...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: lol growing MJ is contributing to global warming
Replies: 15
Views: 1398

Re: lol growing MJ is contributing to global warming

I'm not necessarily against that... On the other hand, let me tell you why it won't work. First off, we've lived with the nanny state so long that people don't know how to be responsible or take responsibility. Second, Liberals won't be able to stand the disproportionate impact of drug use on the p...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

I'm trying to get some work done, I don't always have time or feel like countering every single point. also if i can't win something that is obviously wrong, I'm unlikely to make any headway on subtler points. Ah, so you DO want a girl's life to be ruined by one bad decision. Got it. For someone wh...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

My hyperbolic comment wasn't specific to this issue but specific to the sentiment your comment fell into. Oh please, you're constantly trying to bait us into shit. You brought up the Piss Christ, but didn't expect there to be death threats over it. Then you tried to show how union-members were send...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

The may also be men and eat pad thai. The salient association in sending the death threats is belonging to a union and being a democrat. quit trying to muddle the obvious. The obvious is that they are human, and humans sometimes react that way. You muddled things by claiming I think when a "co...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

The message is sex is good sex is natural men can love men, and women women, masturbation is good and natural, you shouldn't have sex until you feel that you're ready and you shouldnt feel guilty about having sex, this is how you have sex if you have sex then make sure you do this this and this to ...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

I see so its justified. That pretty much sums it up, when your side does something its justified when a conservative/christian does it, its evil. No Kiryan, not justified but expected. You keep acting surprised when humans act like humans. I'm not, regardless of whether they are Muslim, Christian, ...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

Meh. My point was always that we're all pretty much the same. Why shouldn't union workers send death threats when their livelyhood is being threatened? Especially if Christians are going to because they didn't like a picture that didn't affect them in any way whatsoever.
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

More free speech intolerance! I was surprised at how many people thought that it was "horrendous" for a baby to sport a onsie emblazoned with the slogan, "nothing tastes as good as skinny feels" 46% were horrified by such a display. Really, this is the state of the union, we are...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: lol growing MJ is contributing to global warming
Replies: 15
Views: 1398

Re: lol growing MJ is contributing to global warming

The point is that illegal pot is more harmful to the country than legal pot. Think of the budget savings if we disbanded the DEA! You want to cut spending right?
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

There is a difference between the inability to control a child and not even trying. We don't even try anymore, we simply hand out condoms while at the same time telling 11 year olds they are able to choose to do whatever they want. I'd be much more open to handing out condoms if we were at least te...
by Sarvis
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

And frankly, Kiryan, if you want to stop the sexualization of society then Planned Parenthood is the wrong target. You need to regulate and corporate America, which packages everything in sex these days. http://www.prisonplanet.com/for_adults_only.html "Bill Johnson, president of the Michigan-b...
by Sarvis
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

madness is of course the abstinence position, not the continued sexualization of our society and the entitlement mentality. well here you go, 11 year olds can get free condoms in Philly, I think some elementary school district in Boston hands out condoms to anyone, even kindergartners. but yea push...
by Sarvis
Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Math and Tax numbers - a solicitation for facts
Replies: 9
Views: 839

Re: Math and Tax numbers - a solicitation for facts

The number you're looking for is $800-900 billion. That's the amount of revenue that the citizens of the United States saved as a result of extending the Bush tax cuts. FTFY No Corth, absolutely wrong and I'd really expect better of you. The money was spent anyway, we just owe it now. Debt is not s...
by Sarvis
Wed Apr 13, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Math and Tax numbers - a solicitation for facts
Replies: 9
Views: 839

Re: Math and Tax numbers - a solicitation for facts

Found an article talking about it: http://www.forbes.com/2010/07/22/expiring-bush-cuts-affect-personal-finance-taxes.html Basically if you are in the 10% bracket now, you'll go up 5%. If you're in the other tax brackets up until 35%, you'll go up 3%. If you're in the highest tax bracket of 35% you'l...
by Sarvis
Wed Apr 13, 2011 4:04 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

Kiryan thinks pre-marital sex was invented in the 70's by Liberals. No teenager ever had sex in the 1950's, for instance. :roll:
by Sarvis
Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

Family planning programs would bear a 5 percent cut rather than being completely eliminated. Without referring to Christian morality can you please explain why it's good for lots of girls to have unplanned pregnancies? On the same basis its good for lots of girls to be taught that they're free to h...
by Sarvis
Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

If a nation is going to insist on placing its troops into war like situations, those troops should have the BEST training and equipment available to them, to help ensure that they make it home alive. If you want to cut military spending INSIST on a cut back of military action as well. This is one t...
by Sarvis
Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

Family planning programs would bear a 5 percent cut rather than being completely eliminated. Without referring to Christian morality can you please explain why it's good for lots of girls to have unplanned pregnancies? This is what really pisses me off. We cut out things that actually do good for o...
by Sarvis
Mon Apr 11, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Spending Cuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Re: Spending Cuts

I'm disappointed. We should've gotten healthcare reform repeal attached to this. They pulled out all the stops to get their way, time for us to. I don't like how the deal gives Obama and Dems a clear sign we're not willing to shut the government down... leading up to the debt ceiling limit fight an...
by Sarvis
Mon Apr 11, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

Do you think it should remain within his rights to burn a koran? Would you defend his right to burn the koran? Yes, I believe I've stated that several times. I'll agree with you, its not a good situation for him to be burning a koran. It is disrespectful and offensive. Not to mention that it put ot...
by Sarvis
Mon Apr 11, 2011 2:01 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

So Sarvis are you agreeing its good and within his rights for this guy to burn a koran or are you saying its wrong? Good: No Within his Rights: Yes Why is that so confusing for you? It's within your rights to smoke, for instance, but it is not good for you. I'll agree its insensitive and antagonist...
by Sarvis
Sat Apr 09, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

Rags I don't recall being up in arms about the team america movie, but it wasn't because it wasn't offesnive. (I barely watched it a couple years after it was released) its because the standard was free speech was still free speech. The difference today is that liberals are out there in increasing ...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:34 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!
Replies: 91
Views: 4436

Re: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!

No cooperating and asking everyone else's permission is not leading. Its following. It's no surprise that the guy who can't agree with anyone about anything on this forum would think that. BUT ABOVE FUCKING ALL, SUBMITTING YOUR BUDGET FIVE FUCKING MONTHS LATE IS NOT GOD DAMN LEADERSHIP YOU PINHEAD....
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:32 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

After I posted, I reread my post and edited the might to got killed. Yes I realize people did in fact die, but your linking of the responsibility to the pastor for their deaths is completely crazy. Its like saying the woman who stumbled drunk in skimpy clothing through a ghetto was responsible for ...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!
Replies: 91
Views: 4436

Re: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!

e wants to tackle the $14.3 trillion national debt while reducing the deficit by $4.4 trillion over the next decade. He wants to cut the top tax rate for both individuals and corporations from 35 percent to 25 percent. He also wants to transform Medicare into a system in which the government would ...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!
Replies: 91
Views: 4436

Re: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!

... do you realize the fiscal year started on Oct 1st when the Democrats had commanding majorities in the house, senate and the presidency. Obama's budget wasn't even produced till February of 2011 I believe... and included basically NONE of the recommendations from his own damn special task force....
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:03 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Victory for realism over sensationalism
Replies: 12
Views: 623

Re: Victory for realism over sensationalism

The other thing I remember from the article was that someone guest hosted his show (or time slot or whatever) and the ratings stayed exactly the same without him. Makes him look less like he's drawing the ratings and more like they could put up a video of paint drying in that time slot and have just...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:01 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!
Replies: 91
Views: 4436

Re: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!

The issue for me is leadership. Doing the "right" thing not doing what is politically (including at the UN level) safe. If Obama believed we needed to support the rebels or eliminate ghadaffi, then execute on that basis. Don't half ass and compromise based on what is popular or can be pus...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

lol wringing my tampon, thats a good one, will have to add it to my insult repertoire. Rags I don't recall being up in arms about the team america movie, but it wasn't because it wasn't offesnive. (I barely watched it a couple years after it was released) its because the standard was free speech wa...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

Not really, Rags is right. Kiryan is far more caught up in trying to catch some liberal hypocrisy than anything else. The fact that World Police is a movie that wasn't protested really shows how a satirical play/movie is on a different level than a Koran burning.
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Victory for realism over sensationalism
Replies: 12
Views: 623

Re: Victory for realism over sensationalism

Beck's ratings have been down... I don't remember the exact figure. 20%? 30%? Something like that over the last six months. In addition, there were several successful boycotts that convinced advertisers to pull funding from his show (and Fox News in general). I doubt he's going to go start his own ...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: super bugs... this is really dangerous
Replies: 7
Views: 779

Re: super bugs... this is really dangerous

So I don't know how much you guys know about super bugs, but having worked in a 5 hospital system, I can tell you they are very concerned about them. This article is frightening, 25% of the water samples they took in some place in India are registering the genes for a super bug. That's ok though, t...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Victory for realism over sensationalism
Replies: 12
Views: 623

Re: Victory for realism over sensationalism

Ragorn: Your powers are weak, old man. Beck: You can't win, Ragorn. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine. I don't think Beck was "fired" from Fox. As a matter of fact he will continue to work with them and produce additional content. Even if ...
by Sarvis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:01 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: apple pulls "anti gay" app
Replies: 37
Views: 1925

Re: apple pulls "anti gay" app

kiryan wrote:This is a bit of a stretch, but hints at the same bias.


The only bias here is confirmation bias.
by Sarvis
Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

He's not my preacher Sarvis. I live about 2,500 miles from him and I don't even know his name. I'm not sure how you got the idea that he's "my" preacher. Maybe he's "your" preacher to a muslim living in Pakistan because he's an American. You really need to do more reading. Your ...
by Sarvis
Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Whats more important, foreign money or foreign voters?
Replies: 7
Views: 500

Re: Whats more important, foreign money or foreign voters?

I'm talking specifically about FOREIGN money. Also, I'd like to know what your sliding scale is on money vs vote. Is $10 in foreign money a bigger problem than 1 counted foreign vote? Is it $50 or $1,000? Foreign money is worse, since we are then beholden to another country's interests. And to keep...
by Sarvis
Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:16 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

I keep forgetting principles can only be applied in Kiryan Approved ways! Too bad my principle is that being confrontational and violent only breeds more confrontation and violence, and what your preacher did was confrontational. What Matt and Trey did, however, was not. There's a difference between...
by Sarvis
Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

So Matt & Trey shoot their mouth off, and the response is some school in England getting blown up. You think that's a good thing. Got it. The alternative is that we let the bullies walk all over us. At some point everyone makes a decision about what kind of person they are going to be. Are you ...
by Sarvis
Tue Apr 05, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

I'd also point out that there is a difference between Matt and Trey and this random Koran burner, in that M&T actually do tend to convey a message. Sure showing Mahommed is offensive, but their entire point was that it shouldn't be and that Muslims were getting upset over pretty much nothing. Bu...
by Sarvis
Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

So Matt & Trey shoot their mouth off, and the response is some school in England getting blown up. You think that's a good thing.

Got it.
by Sarvis
Tue Apr 05, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

They are both basically equal. It's just that the Mormons, who are in general civilized, aren't killing people. And fanatical elements of the other group are. I think Kiryan's beef (correct me if I'm wrong) is that the group burning the Koran is criticized harshly for it's actions whereas the other...
by Sarvis
Tue Apr 05, 2011 1:54 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

So if publishing playboy = UN deaths you would be against publishing playboy? Yep. What if they were rioting against women voting and or homosexuality? That would be unfortunate, and we might have to revisit those issues at another time when the closed-minded idiots were less violent. Look Kiryan, ...
by Sarvis
Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

Koran Burned -> UN Attacked and people killed New Issue of Playboy Hits News Stands -> Nothing happened I'm not saying they will suddenly like us, I'm saying that YOU should not put OTHER PEOPLE in danger by deliberately pissing off people who will strop dynamite to themselves and walk into a crowde...
by Sarvis
Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

They are both basically equal. It's just that the Mormons, who are in general civilized, aren't killing people. And fanatical elements of the other group are. I think Kiryan's beef (correct me if I'm wrong) is that the group burning the Koran is criticized harshly for it's actions whereas the other...
by Sarvis
Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

wow seriously? first from the article that you obviously didn't read. For American Mormons, the Broadway show and its embrace by the mainstream and liberal media has been embarrassing and humiliating. == does that clear up whether or not its offensive? Is it a Mormon writing that? The Church of Jes...
by Sarvis
Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech
Replies: 77
Views: 3801

Re: Muslim vs Mormon and free speech

They are both basically equal. It's just that the Mormons, who are in general civilized, aren't killing people. And fanatical elements of the other group are. I think Kiryan's beef (correct me if I'm wrong) is that the group burning the Koran is criticized harshly for it's actions whereas the other...

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