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And given what I'm seeing out of a lot of mainstream Protestant Denominations, I'm not sure very many of them can even claim to be Christian anymore.
However -- CO2 isn't pollution -- it's plant food. And we shouldn't have to pay Al Gore (how convenient!) "Carbon Credits" to exhale.
I've written about this kind of thing before though -- there are two things that the government has to control in order to truly own you -- your health, and the environment. Every choice you make affects one or both of those things. Control that, and government controls you.
Patrick Henry had the right idea. "I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"
Someday, my children will mock the Climate Change Chicken Littles much the same way I mock the "Today is just a space between ice ages" Global Cooling morons of the 1970s.
To be fair, Rick "In-State Tuition For Illegals" Perry has the same problem.
I will admit, I am not as familiar with Walker as I am with Perry, Perry had been a very good Governor here for 12 years.
Abbott is even better. We're (hopefully) about to get Open Carry.
I'm only sworn to heckler veto Jeb, if nominated.
Understood -- I've just expanded my list to include Christie, Suckabee, and Fiorina.
My top 5 choices are in this order right now: 1. Cruz 2. Perry 3. Walker 4. Carson 5. Rubio, I guess.
The thing that really bugs me about amnesty isn't where the people are coming from; it's that if we are a society governed by the rule of law, we shouldn't reward people who break the law by letting them at the front of the line.
I want the government to
1. Secure the Border, because if unvaccinated Mexicans are sneaking across with diseases previously wiped out in this country then so are ISIS members...
2. Reform Immigration by letting people who want to come here get here. Get them vaccinated, get them health care, teach them English, and let them in to integrate with American society.However, this will require an overhaul of the welfare state as we just can't afford to add several million freeloaders.
For Common Core... what are we doing to our kids? That stuff is completely insane.
For matters of Social Justice and helping the poor... Personally, I'd give more if I could. If, say, my taxes were lowered, I could give even more to Catholic Charities where the return on investment is far, far greater than it is in a Government Ponzi scheme.
Look at Hurricane Katrina... FEMA's response was (deservedly) criticized. What's overlooked was how effective Churches and Charities were in helping people in need.
Says a likely Fauxcohontas supporter.
You liberals pretending to be "moderates" or "centrists" never get old.
OK, I don't mean that. It's tired and worn out. Like your whole "why vote nothing changes" act out one side of your mouth while supporting Democrats out of the other side. Just admit you got fooled by hope and change and voted for Obama twice, then tear up your voters registration card because you're clearly too stupid to vote.
Now we know you really do want Hillary for prez.
I think you have me confused with someone else as I'm completely opposed to Statism.
Obama : Mussolini
And really, do we want another Clinton stuffing things in intern's and aid's orifices again?
I mean, you know Hillary is in a relationship with Huma, right?
Jeb supports amnesty for illegals, supports Common Core, and will likely raise taxes. Jeb is also a believer in the mythical deity sometimes called "Global Warming" or "Climate Change" (or "manbearpig", junior Al Gorean!).
If the GOP is dumb enough to nominate Jeb, they will convince me to finally leave the Republican Party. I suspect they'll convince a number of other Tea Partiers to leave as well.
You can tell your team all you want that they "don't need a trophy to know they're the best" -- your team isn't the best. You got beat by a better team 42-35.
To the SEC Fans:
Your "the SEC is invincible" narrative, primary fed to you by the talking heads on ESPN (which owns the SEC Network), has been shattered. Your top teams all LOST. The so-called mini-NFL, the SEC West, was 2-5 in Bowl Season.
The reality: Ohio State 42, Oregon 20.
But the end result is the same -- the 2014 National Champions are THE Ohio State Buckeyes.
In other words -- they're lost causes and not worth any more of your time. They're dumber than dogs -- at least rubbing the dog's nose in his own feces will convince the dog to stop crapping on the carpet -- but these brown shirt liberals, no matter how bad things get, lie and ignore the reality.
They say "Unemployment down to 5.6 percent!!" but ignore the reality that the labor force participation rate is the lowest it's been since Jimmuh Cartuh. More Americans are unable to find work and given up looking at the highest rate since the 1970's and liberals cheerlead Obama and the unemployment rate that's intentionally deceptive.
It's just like when you (or I) point out the many failures and high body counts of socialism, it's brother communism, or it's cousin fascism -- they huff and puff and insist, nay, they demand that you admit that "true socialism" has never been tried.
Smitty -- I don't always agree with you, but I definitely like you -- you're a good person.
But I'd be less than honest if I didn't tell you that I don't think these morons are worth much of your time.
I realized years ago that they weren't worth much of my time, either.