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Dan Lewis

Dan Lewis 

Creator of The Conservative Union community on G+, Book Worm, Extrovert, Tea Junkie...

Occupation: Medically retired (Pincomputing)

Location: Garland, Tx

Followers: 28,193

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Ryan Hanley13,457*The State of Social Media* _making sense of the changes to the social media landscape since the beginning of 2014._ As fast as social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+ mature into trusted communication and community building platforms... the rules seem to change. That's why I asked @112643716740116237079 and @111552522175915203592 to join Content Warfare TV and us make sense of what social media looks like for brands and marketers today. _What platforms are working?_ _Where is our time best spent?_ _What changes do we see coming down the road?_ These questions and many more will be answered as we pick the brains of two social media experts, "In the know," on what social media marketing success looks like today. I encourage you to connect with Content Warfare Guests: Kimberly Reynolds: http://www.socialnotz.com/ Wade Harman: http://www.wadeharman.com/ Get more @114566195751771181307!  *Leave a review in iTunes ->* https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/content-warfare-podcast-content/id542078865?mt=2 ======= Can't make the live event but still want the amazing content? Subscribe to the video replay and/or podcast below: Youtube Subscribe link: http://goo.gl/My8UpZ iTunes subscribe link: http://goo.gl/o6u9G6 Stitcher subscribe link: http://goo.gl/HAoxVR #socialmediamarketing   #stateofsocialmedia   #contentwarfare  The State of Social Media w/ Kim Reynolds and Wade Harman | Content Warfare TV2014-05-08 19:00:00157  
James Pisano1,389Please join The Conservative Union for a very special Patriot Day Edition of The CU Weekly Hangout with "The Chief"! This week we'll be talking about Patriot Day, what we've experienced as a society that brought about Patriot Day and the intervening twelve years since 9/11/2001. This will also be our first Hangout On Air. Anyone in the CU will be able to join. There will be a YouTube landing page generated for this event which I will share into the brand new "CU There" category, as well and re-posting between now and Wednesday evening so everyone knows when to join the Hangout. Please take the time to join us this week. I hope to see you there! -The ChiefThe Conservative Union Weekly Hangout with "The Chief"2013-09-12 04:00:004  

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Most comments: 18

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2015-09-23 12:59:58 (18 comments; 2 reshares; 14 +1s)Open 

Most reshares: 4

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2015-08-23 20:04:38 (2 comments; 4 reshares; 13 +1s)Open 

Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents? ... something new to me, SO we Americans actually speak the Queen's English while you Brits speak differently, eh? ... " In 1776, whether you were declaring America independent from the crown or swearing your loyalty to King George III, your pronunciation would have been much the same. At that time, American and British accents hadn't yet diverged. What's surprising, though, is that Hollywood costume dramas get it all wrong: The Patriots and the Redcoats spoke with accents that were much closer to the contemporary American accent than to the Queen's English.

It is the standard British accent that has drastically changed in the past two centuries, while the typical American accent has changed only subtly.

Traditional English, whether spoken in the British Isles or the American colonies, was largely... more »

Most plusones: 31

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2015-10-02 15:47:14 (8 comments; 2 reshares; 31 +1s)Open 

HERO ALERT! SHARE AND SHARE AGAIN! This man deserves no expense spared for his full recovery.
Army vet Chris Mintz was shot seven times as he tried to save other students during the massacre in Oregon – yet he managed a smile in his hospital bed.
He “tried to protect some people,” his aunt Sheila Brown told NBC News. “We were told he did heroic things to protect some people.”
Mintz, 30, underwent surgery after being shot in the back, abdomen and hands, and also had two broken legs, she said.
“We’re not sure how his legs got broken,” she told the network. “He was on the wrestling team and he’s done cage-fighting so it does not surprise me that he would act heroically.”
Mintz, who is originally from Randleman, NC, served about 10 years in the Army and had just started college, Brown said.
“It was a great, great shock … We’ve all been sitting onpins and needles and prayin... more »

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2016-03-25 13:05:16 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 8 +1s)Open 

Well I'm off to get plastered.....

.... Angioplastered, that is..... BWAHAHAHA


Angioplasty of the fistula.. 

Well I'm off to get plastered.....

.... Angioplastered, that is..... BWAHAHAHA


Angioplasty of the fistula.. ___

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2015-11-11 23:27:58 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 6 +1s)Open 

If you've never followed +Darrell Loudermilk​ before, you need to. Man of character and some great write ups.

This is a good cause, just do what you can to make a difference. Hell, he's doing all the running, you just have to show some green.

I hope you guys won't mind me mentioning this again.

I'm doing a fundraising run for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. I hope to run 130 miles* between October 21 and Thanksgiving. So far I've covered a little more than 90 of those miles. If you would like to contribute a dollar or two to a worthy cause, you can click the link below. Thank you in advance, and thanks to the generous folks who have already made donations.

*I picked 130 miles because that is two sets of 65. The number 65 has symbolic significance to CF patients and their loved ones. ___If you've never followed +Darrell Loudermilk​ before, you need to. Man of character and some great write ups.

This is a good cause, just do what you can to make a difference. Hell, he's doing all the running, you just have to show some green.

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2015-11-07 02:09:14 (2 comments; 2 reshares; 9 +1s)Open 

I can't remember who it was, but someone in my circles extolled the virtues of solar power, and that we had the tech to let people work 8 hour work weeks with this tech...

Not so Green Solar Plant....
....data from the California Energy Commission show the plant burned much more natural gas than expected, as the electric power generated by the plant has 40 percent below expectations. As a result, Ivanpah burned enough natural gas in its first year of operation in 2014 to emit more than 46,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide -- nearly twice the threshold for power plants or factories in California to be required to participate in the state’s carbon dioxide cap-and-trade program.___I can't remember who it was, but someone in my circles extolled the virtues of solar power, and that we had the tech to let people work 8 hour work weeks with this tech...

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2015-11-05 01:07:18 (1 comments; 3 reshares; 11 +1s)Open 


So when exactly did "The United States" become a singular noun? It is a thoughtful question even today, when considering the perception of the United States as a Federal entity or as a grouping of independent states with a Federal Governance.
 
Interesting when you think about it. From an article in The Washington Post published in 1887 (http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/002663.html) :

Along the line of fire from the Chesapeake to Sabine Pass was settled forever the question of grammar. Not Wells, or Green, or Lindley Murray decided it, but the sabers of Sheridan, the muskets of Sherman, the artillery of Grant. ... The surrender of Mr. Davis and Gen. Lee meant a transition from the plural to the singular.


So when exactly did "The United States" become a singular noun? It is a thoughtful question even today, when considering the perception of the United States as a Federal entity or as a grouping of independent states with a Federal Governance.
 
Interesting when you think about it. From an article in The Washington Post published in 1887 (http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/002663.html) :

Along the line of fire from the Chesapeake to Sabine Pass was settled forever the question of grammar. Not Wells, or Green, or Lindley Murray decided it, but the sabers of Sheridan, the muskets of Sherman, the artillery of Grant. ... The surrender of Mr. Davis and Gen. Lee meant a transition from the plural to the singular.___

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2015-11-05 00:40:11 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 

I'm not much for resharing requests, but I have to say this is pretty useful and very "hey, let's create something and fill a need!". It even has an adapter for the new USB-C.  I confess I am going to do this, and so should you.

I'm not much for resharing requests, but I have to say this is pretty useful and very "hey, let's create something and fill a need!". It even has an adapter for the new USB-C.  I confess I am going to do this, and so should you.___

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2015-10-24 23:53:26 (9 comments; 0 reshares; 19 +1s)Open 

My EDC.... OK I'm bored today.... 

My EDC.... OK I'm bored today.... ___

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2015-10-10 00:19:41 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 10 +1s)Open 

Reposting 'cause I'm an idiot.

(edit: I forgot to include the link like an idiot.)


Something to think about. Please be cognizant of your surroundings. Read the article. I think those that do NOT carry will have a better understanding of those of us that do carry.


10. The fact that criminals know that some of the population may be armed at any given time helps to deter violence against all citizens. Permit holders don’t believe that every person should necessarily be armed. We recognize that some people may not be temperamentally suited to carry a firearm or simply may wish not to for personal reasons. However we do encourage you to respect our right to arm ourselves. _Even if you choose not to carry a firearm yourself please oppose measures to limit the ability of law abiding citizens to be armed. As mentioned before: criminals do not observe “gun free zones”__. _Help by not supporting laws that require citizens to be unarmed victims._
___Reposting 'cause I'm an idiot.

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2015-10-10 00:16:50 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

(edit: I forgot to include the link like an idiot.)


Something to think about. Please be cognizant of your surroundings. Read the article. I think those that do NOT carry will have a better understanding of those of us that do carry.


10. The fact that criminals know that some of the population may be armed at any given time helps to deter violence against all citizens. Permit holders don’t believe that every person should necessarily be armed. We recognize that some people may not be temperamentally suited to carry a firearm or simply may wish not to for personal reasons. However we do encourage you to respect our right to arm ourselves. _Even if you choose not to carry a firearm yourself please oppose measures to limit the ability of law abiding citizens to be armed. As mentioned before: criminals do not observe “gun free zones”__. _Help by not supportinglaws ... more »

(edit: I forgot to include the link like an idiot.)


Something to think about. Please be cognizant of your surroundings. Read the article. I think those that do NOT carry will have a better understanding of those of us that do carry.


10. The fact that criminals know that some of the population may be armed at any given time helps to deter violence against all citizens. Permit holders don’t believe that every person should necessarily be armed. We recognize that some people may not be temperamentally suited to carry a firearm or simply may wish not to for personal reasons. However we do encourage you to respect our right to arm ourselves. _Even if you choose not to carry a firearm yourself please oppose measures to limit the ability of law abiding citizens to be armed. As mentioned before: criminals do not observe “gun free zones”__. _Help by not supporting laws that require citizens to be unarmed victims._
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2015-10-09 22:33:20 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 10 +1s)Open 

Something to think about. Please be cognizant of your surroundings. Read the article. I think those that do NOT carry will have a better understanding of those of us that do carry.


10. The fact that criminals know that some of the population may be armed at any given time helps to deter violence against all citizens. Permit holders don’t believe that every person should necessarily be armed. We recognize that some people may not be temperamentally suited to carry a firearm or simply may wish not to for personal reasons. However we do encourage you to respect our right to arm ourselves. Even if you choose not to carry a firearm yourself please oppose measures to limit the ability of law abiding citizens to be armed. As mentioned before: criminals do not observe “gun free zones”. _Help by not supporting laws that require citizens to be unarmed victims.

Something to think about. Please be cognizant of your surroundings. Read the article. I think those that do NOT carry will have a better understanding of those of us that do carry.


10. The fact that criminals know that some of the population may be armed at any given time helps to deter violence against all citizens. Permit holders don’t believe that every person should necessarily be armed. We recognize that some people may not be temperamentally suited to carry a firearm or simply may wish not to for personal reasons. However we do encourage you to respect our right to arm ourselves. Even if you choose not to carry a firearm yourself please oppose measures to limit the ability of law abiding citizens to be armed. As mentioned before: criminals do not observe “gun free zones”. _Help by not supporting laws that require citizens to be unarmed victims.___

2015-10-05 15:50:43 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 6 +1s)Open 

Liberty is an inherently offensive lifestyle. Living in a free society guarantees that each one of us will see our most cherished principles and beliefs questioned and in some cases mocked. That psychic discomfort is the price we pay for basic civic peace. It's worth it. It's a pragmatic principle. Defend everyone else's rights, because if you don't there is no one to defend yours. -- MaxedOutMama

Liberty is an inherently offensive lifestyle. Living in a free society guarantees that each one of us will see our most cherished principles and beliefs questioned and in some cases mocked. That psychic discomfort is the price we pay for basic civic peace. It's worth it. It's a pragmatic principle. Defend everyone else's rights, because if you don't there is no one to defend yours. -- MaxedOutMama___

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2015-10-02 15:47:14 (8 comments; 2 reshares; 31 +1s)Open 

This is a hero. This is news to be shared. Not background of who, why what, on the killer.

HERO ALERT! SHARE AND SHARE AGAIN! This man deserves no expense spared for his full recovery.
Army vet Chris Mintz was shot seven times as he tried to save other students during the massacre in Oregon – yet he managed a smile in his hospital bed.
He “tried to protect some people,” his aunt Sheila Brown told NBC News. “We were told he did heroic things to protect some people.”
Mintz, 30, underwent surgery after being shot in the back, abdomen and hands, and also had two broken legs, she said.
“We’re not sure how his legs got broken,” she told the network. “He was on the wrestling team and he’s done cage-fighting so it does not surprise me that he would act heroically.”
Mintz, who is originally from Randleman, NC, served about 10 years in the Army and had just started college, Brown said.
“It was a great, great shock … We’ve all been sitting on pins and needles and praying very hard,” Brown said, adding that Mintz was “an extremely good guy.”
Chris Harper-Mercer, 26, was identified as the maniac who killed nine people and injured seven others Thursday at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg after demanding to know their religions.
He was shot dead by Douglas County sheriff’s deputies, Sheriff John Hanlin said.
Mintz’s cousin, Derek Bourgeois, told The Daily Mail that Mintz charged at the shooter.
“There was no way he was going to stand around and watch something this horrific happen,” Bourgeois said, adding that Mintz is expected to recover.
Bourgeois told the paper that he and Mintz had joined the Army together after high school.
Bourgeois was stationed in Fort Bragg, NC, and Mintz was sent to Fort Lewis in Washington.
Mintz’s aunt Wanda Mintz told Fox 8 that he could have easily died.
“I really think that if he wasn’t such a strong, young guy, he may have died,” she said.
His family said Mintz was in Oregon mainly to raise his son.
“My brother talked to Chris on the phone while Chris was walking into school to tell him to remind his grandson that Grandpa said, ‘Happy birthday,’” said Wanda Mintz.
His family remains optimistic about his chances for a full recovery.
“His vital signs are OK. He’s going to have to learn to walk again, but he walked away with his life and that’s more than so many other people did,” his cousin Ariana Earnhardt told Fox 8.___This is a hero. This is news to be shared. Not background of who, why what, on the killer.

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2015-10-02 14:00:11 (7 comments; 0 reshares; 19 +1s)Open 

This is calcium acetate. I have to take 2-3 of these per meal per day. It's to absorb the phosphorus that my kidneys can no longer filter out of my body.

This is 8 months worth The VA sends in bulk, obviously.

Talk about a pill party.... 

This is calcium acetate. I have to take 2-3 of these per meal per day. It's to absorb the phosphorus that my kidneys can no longer filter out of my body.

This is 8 months worth The VA sends in bulk, obviously.

Talk about a pill party.... ___

2015-10-02 13:34:46 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

This is a common sense discussion.

Obama is routinely clueless

Edit: I'm as guilty of a knee-jerk reaction as Obama is, spouting off before I have all the facts. The UCC campus where the shooting took place was not a gun-free zone (http://goo.gl/c2CM5H). However, I still stand by the logic I originally presented. The fact that this shooting did not happen in a gun-free zone does not alter the fact that such incidents routinely do.

The thing that infuriated me almost as much as the timing of Obama's remarks today was his shtick about how this is becoming routine. The reporting, his responses, the conversation in the aftermath. But he once again demonstrates that he DOES. NOT. GET. IT.

Mr. Obama, you neglect to address what else is routine about these shootings. They routinely happen in so-called gun free zones. The shooter is routinely taken down, either by police responding to the scene, or by his own hand when faced with the police. And multiple lives are routinely lost in the time that it takes for that armed response to show up. And liberals routinely cry for tighter restrictions on gun laws.

Now I'm going to be completely shocking and agree with Obama on a couple of things. Even as a staunch defender of the Second Amendment, I don't think that that more guns is the answer. And I do think that there need to be "common sense" changes to the gun laws in this country. And before you jump on me, let me elaborate.

I think that there are plenty of guns in this country. Those who want to own them do, often in multiples, and those who don't want anything to do with guns don't. That's simple. More guns just means that those that want them will have more, and those that don't want anything to do with them will continue to have none. What we need is to change the laws that restrict law abiding citizens who have taken the necessary and legal steps to legally carry a firearm from exercising that right. We don't need more guns, we just need to let people defend themselves with the guns they already have, if they so choose.

Gun free zones do nothing but attract the psychopaths. If this were untrue, these mass shootings would occur in a variety of places. But we routinely hear about another mass shooting. And it's always at a school or college, or at a church, or at a military base (which is beyond absurd). These mass shootings aren't someone just snapping and whipping out their concealed weapon in the heat of the moment. These are premeditated attacks, deliberately designed to create as much shock and horror as possible. If a gunman goes into an area with tight security, he knows his time will be short. If he goes to a place where an unknown number of people are potentially armed, he knows his time might be short. But if he attacks a school where he knows that he will be met with no resistance for twenty or thirty minutes, he knows he will be famous.

We do need to change the laws, but in a direction that will allow people to have a fighting chance if and when they end up in a classroom with a madman, rather than forcing them to be victims until the cops show up. We do need to address mental health in this country, but that takes time, and until someone is able to fix that problem, there will be more mass shootings, and they will happen in gun-free zones.

Because that's the routine.___This is a common sense discussion.

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2015-10-02 12:39:30 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 6 +1s)Open 

The statists, more laws are always the answer....

Some facts. 

The US state is above average in terms of gun regulation, according to Laura Cutilletta, a senior attorney at the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, a leading advocacy group in California.

Local elected officials this year made universal background checks mandatory before the sale of any firearm in Oregon, one of 18 out of 50 states to do so. Elsewhere in the United States, sales at gun shows or on the Internet are not subject to such controls, a known loophole.

Still, Oregon does not prohibit the transfer or possession of assault weapons, nor does it have a gun-purchase waiting period.___The statists, more laws are always the answer....

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2015-10-02 00:12:52 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s)Open 

Interesting.

Gun violence down as more buy weapons⏩Study:Every Mass Shooting in US Since 1950s Occurred in Gun Free Zones http://t.co/C3EgcgvKvO #tcot

https://twitter.com/littlebytesnews/status/649728801023361025

Share this post with more networks:
http://ow.ly/3ygpd2___Interesting.

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2015-10-01 14:28:34 (9 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s)Open 

I've had R15.1, I admit....

The disaster of ICD 10 starts today in full earnest. 

I mean...what could possibly go wrong?___I've had R15.1, I admit....

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2015-10-01 14:06:16 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s)Open 

They really have been had. If you believe the increase was to help, I'm afraid you've been lied to.

Hey Santa Monica - you've been had!
LA County Federation of Labor got a $15 minimum wage law passed, and now they're getting an exemption for themselves. This means that only labor shops will be able to negotiate lower pay for workers who are not worth $15.

It's all about increasing union membership and increasing money for union bosses.

It's not about the little people.
It's not about providing good products and services for residents.

Oh, and you might want to look into how much the union is donating to the campaigns of the council members who support this. And how many of their family members are getting union money.___They really have been had. If you believe the increase was to help, I'm afraid you've been lied to.

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2015-09-26 16:33:39 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 14 +1s)Open 

#caturday #BATERDAY

H/T +Sarah DiᎧnyᎦuᎦ​

THE DARK MEOW RISES
Happy Batman Day! DC Entertainment has brought back the fan-favorite event celebrating The Dark Knight.
#batmanday #cartoon #thedarkknight #batman #thejoker #catlovers #marvelcomics___#caturday #BATERDAY

H/T +Sarah DiᎧnyᎦuᎦ​

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2015-09-25 21:02:55 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

Good intro preceeding the article.

H/t +Daniel Bobke​

There is No Right Not to Be Offended

Kudos to the Wesleyan administration, in particular President Michael Roth, for the statement following the uproar after the linked op-ed piece appeared in the Argus:

"Debates can raise intense emotions, but that doesn't mean that we should demand ideological conformity because people are made uncomfortable," Wesleyan University President Michael Roth wrote in a blog post along with Provost Joyce Jacobsen and Vice-President for Equity and Inclusion, Antonio Farias.

"As members of a university community, we always have the right to respond with our own opinions, but there is no right not to be offended."___Good intro preceeding the article.

H/t +Daniel Bobke​

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2015-09-25 20:59:11 (7 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s)Open 

Don't be sucked in. In this article, notice the Alinsky-esque tactics they use. Be aware of your surroundings, be it in real life, or in social media. Listen carefully to what they are saying, or asking. Remember, the better you are at communicating, the harder it is for others to refute your ideology. Better yet, find common ground. In doing so it's hard for them to attack something they believe. What are your ideas?

Shift the burden of proof on them. Don't play their game. Make them play yours. For example: If they're trying to get you to prove why minimum wage would be a good idea, you've already lost. They already know your arguments we've done it before and we were fine, it'll lift so and so arbitrary CBO number out of poverty, etc. and they've come packed with their data to refute yours. NO.Instead, get them to prove 

Don't be sucked in. In this article, notice the Alinsky-esque tactics they use. Be aware of your surroundings, be it in real life, or in social media. Listen carefully to what they are saying, or asking. Remember, the better you are at communicating, the harder it is for others to refute your ideology. Better yet, find common ground. In doing so it's hard for them to attack something they believe. What are your ideas?

Shift the burden of proof on them. Don't play their game. Make them play yours. For example: If they're trying to get you to prove why minimum wage would be a good idea, you've already lost. They already know your arguments we've done it before and we were fine, it'll lift so and so arbitrary CBO number out of poverty, etc. and they've come packed with their data to refute yours. NO.Instead, get them to prove ___

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2015-09-25 20:43:22 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s)Open 

While this is an older article, I think it is important in its message, that we need to be armed with knowledge of what we support of conservative values.

+Leslie P​ posted earlier an outstanding point about what our mission here should be. Lord knows I've fumbled that many times. Sometimes whispering the message forces the other side to listen . By asking questions of others, and listening and being armed with not just knowledge, but the heart of what we believe, we might actually accomplish something. 

While this is an older article, I think it is important in its message, that we need to be armed with knowledge of what we support of conservative values.

+Leslie P​ posted earlier an outstanding point about what our mission here should be. Lord knows I've fumbled that many times. Sometimes whispering the message forces the other side to listen . By asking questions of others, and listening and being armed with not just knowledge, but the heart of what we believe, we might actually accomplish something. ___

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2015-09-24 01:15:00 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 8 +1s)Open 

Data and facts can be so painful at times...

More on the story I shared earlier. ___Data and facts can be so painful at times...

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2015-09-23 17:08:12 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 

What does this say about us as a allegedly civilized species?

The larger problem is that people are talking past each other. Fiorina’s remarks — and these videos — are really aimed at the abortion industry and its Achilles’ heel, late-term abortions. None of these videos would strike a chord if the only images were of blastocysts.

Most Americans are morally appalled by late-term abortions. Planned Parenthood and its allies know this, which is why they refer to “uterine contents,” “clumps of cells,” “tissue” and even “goop,” when a more apt descriptor would be “fetus” or even “baby.”

In other words, the people horrified by these videos aren’t out of the mainstream — they are the mainstream. The people trying to dismiss the videos are the extremists, and the media give them cover.___What does this say about us as a allegedly civilized species?

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2015-09-23 15:44:01 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s)Open 

Interesting write up on president Adams and his dealings with Jihadists. Remember, the US Marines' stanza about the Battle of Tripoli.

.... that he was himself his prophet and apostle. Adopting from the new Revelation of Jesus, the faith and hope of immortal life, and of future retribution, he humbled it to the dust, by adapting all the rewards and sanctions of his religion to the gratification of the sexual passion. He poisoned the sources of human felicity at the fountain, by degrading the condition of the female sex, and the allowance of polygamy; and he declared undistinguishing and exterminating war, as a part of his religion, against all the rest of mankind. THE ESSENCE OF HIS DOCTRINE WAS VIOLENCE AND LUST: TO EXALT THE BRUTAL OVER THE SPIRITUAL PART OF HUMAN NATURE

Interesting write up on president Adams and his dealings with Jihadists. Remember, the US Marines' stanza about the Battle of Tripoli.

.... that he was himself his prophet and apostle. Adopting from the new Revelation of Jesus, the faith and hope of immortal life, and of future retribution, he humbled it to the dust, by adapting all the rewards and sanctions of his religion to the gratification of the sexual passion. He poisoned the sources of human felicity at the fountain, by degrading the condition of the female sex, and the allowance of polygamy; and he declared undistinguishing and exterminating war, as a part of his religion, against all the rest of mankind. THE ESSENCE OF HIS DOCTRINE WAS VIOLENCE AND LUST: TO EXALT THE BRUTAL OVER THE SPIRITUAL PART OF HUMAN NATURE___

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2015-09-23 12:59:58 (18 comments; 2 reshares; 14 +1s)Open 

Am I missing something? Is this false? I can't disprove it.

___Am I missing something? Is this false? I can't disprove it.

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2015-09-21 17:44:32 (6 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s)Open 


There is no country in the world that is governed wholly by a simplistic and pure majority rule. Even the most majoritarian of systems (perhaps the UK’s) has protections for minorities within their rules and laws....

Madison's view, or to be sure the Founder's view of these instruments of the people. Granted, these terms have been abused over the years.

How do you see our government? 


There is no country in the world that is governed wholly by a simplistic and pure majority rule. Even the most majoritarian of systems (perhaps the UK’s) has protections for minorities within their rules and laws....

Madison's view, or to be sure the Founder's view of these instruments of the people. Granted, these terms have been abused over the years.

How do you see our government? ___

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2015-09-21 17:35:46 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 0 +1s)Open 

Now, it is true that 1) we do not govern by pure majority rule in the US, and 2) Madison did make a distinction, in more than one place, between “democracy” and “a republic.” The problem is, that there appears to be an incomplete understanding of that situation. How do we tie that in with a solution to the "Republic scourge"?

Liberals and conservatives will continue to disagree about the sources and solutions for much of our inequality problem. We will fight over the role of unionization and minimum wages, the necessary scope of redistribution, and the funding and structure of public education. It is unlikely, however, that a political system polarized on precisely these issues will do much on any of these sources of inequality, at least until the voters give one of our political parties a definitive mandate to act.

Pruning rents to the wealthy provides a necessary libertarian prong to a larger agenda of reducing inequality, one with some chance of getting traction even in polarized times. Conservatives should embrace this agenda because it allows them to respond to the public's anger about crony capitalism in a market-friendly way. Liberals should support it because it gives them an opportunity to make a real dent in inequality even though they do not control all the branches of government.

The challenge of our time is to find what Madison called a "Republican remedy for the diseases most incident to Republican government." While the state is sometimes the friend of those working to produce a more egalitarian society, it is just as often the tool of those who would entrench inequality. Stopping that upward redistribution is the challenge of our times, one that can be met even while we are gridlocked on so much else.

___Now, it is true that 1) we do not govern by pure majority rule in the US, and 2) Madison did make a distinction, in more than one place, between “democracy” and “a republic.” The problem is, that there appears to be an incomplete understanding of that situation. How do we tie that in with a solution to the "Republic scourge"?

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2015-09-21 12:41:09 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 16 +1s)Open 

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2015-09-18 18:19:41 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 

It is just an opinion of mine, but I would bet a sum that the scientists that were involved for the false data on the website are also Humanity-responsible climate changers..

Flynn said the EPA's warning about the pollution came belatedly, and it was followed by incomplete testing data presented in a way that minimized the presence of contaminants above drinking-water standards. He called it a "PR stunt" by the EPA.

"It was so insulting that I just can't imagine a scientist would be involved in its development," he said of data given to the state.

It is just an opinion of mine, but I would bet a sum that the scientists that were involved for the false data on the website are also Humanity-responsible climate changers..

Flynn said the EPA's warning about the pollution came belatedly, and it was followed by incomplete testing data presented in a way that minimized the presence of contaminants above drinking-water standards. He called it a "PR stunt" by the EPA.

"It was so insulting that I just can't imagine a scientist would be involved in its development," he said of data given to the state.___

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2015-09-18 18:10:07 (0 comments; 3 reshares; 5 +1s)Open 

What I want to know is how do supporters of this administration or of the Iran "Treaty" deal accept it on the merits? How do you say this is a good deal when we have American prisoners still there that were not part and parcel of the negotiations?

The Obama administration is declining to inform Congress about the number of American citizens and troops killed by Iran and its terror proxies, according to a document provided to Congress and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

The administration was repeatedly asked by Congress to release figures describing how many Americans and Israelis have been killed by Iran's military and terror activities since the country's 1979 revolution.

In a series of on-the-record responses obtained exclusively by the Free Beacon, and provided in written form to Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), Kerry sidestepped the... more »

What I want to know is how do supporters of this administration or of the Iran "Treaty" deal accept it on the merits? How do you say this is a good deal when we have American prisoners still there that were not part and parcel of the negotiations?

The Obama administration is declining to inform Congress about the number of American citizens and troops killed by Iran and its terror proxies, according to a document provided to Congress and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

The administration was repeatedly asked by Congress to release figures describing how many Americans and Israelis have been killed by Iran's military and terror activities since the country's 1979 revolution.

In a series of on-the-record responses obtained exclusively by the Free Beacon, and provided in written form to Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), Kerry sidestepped the questions on all of the three separate occasions he was asked to provide the figures.___

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2015-09-18 16:08:28 (13 comments; 2 reshares; 10 +1s)Open 

Interesting Forbes article. If more of propagandists would actually read, they may become slackjawed.

Through these activities and more like them, Heartland has become the international headquarters of the scientific alternative to the UN’s IPCC, now providing full scale rebuttals to the UN’s own massive reports. Any speaker, any authority, any journalist or bureaucrat asserting the catastrophic danger of supposed man-caused global warming needs to be asked for their response to Climate Change Reconsidered. If they have none, then they are not qualified to address the subject.

Interesting Forbes article. If more of propagandists would actually read, they may become slackjawed.

Through these activities and more like them, Heartland has become the international headquarters of the scientific alternative to the UN’s IPCC, now providing full scale rebuttals to the UN’s own massive reports. Any speaker, any authority, any journalist or bureaucrat asserting the catastrophic danger of supposed man-caused global warming needs to be asked for their response to Climate Change Reconsidered. If they have none, then they are not qualified to address the subject.___

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2015-09-18 16:02:44 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 5 +1s)Open 

Interesting. Trying to find articles regarding pro natural climate change scientists... 

Interesting. Trying to find articles regarding pro natural climate change scientists... ___

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2015-09-16 21:50:57 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 18 +1s)Open 

Aww he so cute lol ....

Aww he so cute lol ....___

2015-09-15 01:53:17 (4 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 

Can you imagine if liberals had won these points of law?

A little reminder of some other things that are the "law of the land" if Obergefell is:

Dred Scott v. Sandford, 60 U.S. 393 (1857). Black people cannot be citizens.

Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896). Jim Crow and "separate but equal" are constitutional.

Buck v. Bell, 274 U.S. 200 (1927). Mentally disabled people can be involuntarily sterilized.

Ex parte Quirin, 317 U.S. 1 (1942). US citizens accused of collaborating with an enemy can be sentenced to death by a military tribunal with none of the protections in the Bill of Rights.

Korematsu v. United States, 323 U.S. 214 (1944). Japanese-American citizens can be imprisoned and have their property confiscated without due process of law.

However, luckily, courts don't make laws.___Can you imagine if liberals had won these points of law?

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2015-09-14 01:48:10 (8 comments; 0 reshares; 14 +1s)Open 

And once I have my transplant, I'll have to drive 3x a week across the metroplex

Perspective.  Get it.  Via CBS 11 Weather:

When trying to explain to a visitor what it means to "drive across town" save this image on your phone so you can show it to them. This is the Metroplex at night. The yellow line is the outline of Connecticut.___And once I have my transplant, I'll have to drive 3x a week across the metroplex

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2015-09-12 01:02:30 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 16 +1s)Open 

Scratch off bucket list...

Lmfao ___Scratch off bucket list...

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2015-09-12 00:03:57 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 13 +1s)Open 

My EDC 

My EDC ___

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2015-09-11 14:46:23 (12 comments; 1 reshares; 11 +1s)Open 

This describes so much of what I see wrong with society. I think it is cyclic; even Rome had its own form of social media, and reacted much the same way.

Facepalm ... I never thought I'd say this but people are becoming worse drama whores than I am. We've hit a point in society where Nobody is getting the *point* of ANYTHING, because everyone's SO busy feeling EMOTION or deliberately attention whoring that they're slapping us over the head with righteous indignation instead of logically and rationally explaining why X is wrong. But - "Ain't nobody got TIME fo' dat” because we're SO DAMN offended by it that we feel we must vent LOUDLY and overreact so this subject will get the "media attention" (which half the time is just the drama whores looking to garner their fifteen minutes of internet/tube fame/payday) it "so deserves.".

Case in point, the link below.

Brief: Older guy replies to girl on LinkedIn who is a barista looking to get ahead in a law degree/field. Older guy ends his reply by saying she's got the best picture on the site. Girl responds with vehement hate letter that he is perpetrating sexism, that she doesn't come on LinkedIn to be hit on, that he should read her qualifications, and needs to shut the hell up because she's offended by being judged by her looks. She then takes this letter to Twitter and the world telling people not to tolerate sexist men....

Ugh.

None of this shit covers the ACTUAL problem, nor is it an appropriate way of dealing with said problem. The problem is so SIMPLE it could have been handled in basically a three sentence reply, but ill get back to that. In*stead*, she saw a quick catch-fire way to shame the man publicly and show the world how righteous she was so she could IMPROVE her career chances by bumping her LinkedIn and internet fame, which would no doubt lead to more fame. (Which... I guess in today's world is a perfectly American way to get ahead, and represents why I loathe the glamKitty YouTube fame culture, because its all hollow flash in the pan and also because it's always the less-than-attractive people like me who're shamed in these situations, never famed - heaven help us for not meeting your standards of hot.)

And just to prove I'm not full of shit, there IS a problem with his email, don't get me wrong. It is inappropriate for *LinkedIn*, which is a professional site designed to build networked connections with people you trust in your field, and expand your horizons. It is not a bar or social environment (despite the fact the obviously biased writer of that article keeps comparing it to a bar.) The only way it was appropriate was if he was quite literally saying the composition and lighting of the shot was amazing and he wanted her photographer's info. This is clearly not what he meant because he even said he was about to say something politically incorrect.

But she wasn't solving the problem either, she was taking him over the coals of her outrage trying to burn him with it to make him feel half as humiliated as she felt, - she overreacted and capitalized on that overreaction to boot.

If she wanted to solve the problem, all she had to do was give a short reply that his comment was extremely inappropriate for a job networking site:

"Thanks for your interest in my career, but unfortunately I cannot continue any professional networking discussions with you at this time due to your last email..

I'm neither interested, nor offended by the concept of you finding me attractive but rather am alarmed that you so openly commented on your attraction a career website, which is the exact same environment as your workplace. I have to wonder how your superiors would have reacted at your place of business if their IT staff found you sent an email anything like the one you just sent me, via your work account. I can bet they would be displeased with the unprofessional behavior (and spelling) you displayed.

Please think of that in the future when you reach out to a young professional trying to male in roads, and if you seriously cannot stop commenting on women's appearances, perhaps you should log out of LinkedIn and take that behavior to a more appropriate online environment like OKcupid... Or Ashley Madison."

Just sayin'. Bit we don't live in a world where rational, thought out responses are rewarded - we live in a YouTube generation where the loudest most obnoxious ones get paid to do that.

+Azure Mallone​ +K. C. Angelton​ +Russ Fox​ +Jareth Griethe​ +Angel Anunnaki​ +Cindy Chapter​ +Chris Thomas​ +Cherry Padawan​ +Raven Lockwood​

___This describes so much of what I see wrong with society. I think it is cyclic; even Rome had its own form of social media, and reacted much the same way.

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2015-09-11 12:51:08 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 10 +1s)Open 

Long read, but well worth it. I disagree with the undertones that it is a negative aspect to judge someone by their speech or actions. If one is able to pass a social bar; reading, writing, rhetoric, science, and does not strive to do so, then it diminishes their humanity (impo).

Please be advised: I'm about to ruin a perfectly good joke by analyzing it.

The joke here is that it places judging people on the basis of spelling, etc., on a par with judging them based on their race, creed, color, or gender. It's a kind of ridiculous comparison, elevating the picayune to be on a par with the grandiose. And it's meant to be a slightly reassuring joke, because the people who are laughing at it do, in fact, often judge people by their use or misuse of language, and while it may feel a bit schoolmarmish at times, it's a profound act of belonging to do so, as well. It makes people happy. (As various XKCD's attest)

But what are we really doing, when we judge people based on their use of language?

One thing that's useful to think about is to realize that a single language (say, English) really consists of dozens, hundreds, even thousands of dialects. "Dialect" isn't a pejorative term; it refers to the use of language among a certain group, which may be different in its lexicon, syntax, phonetics, or any number of other features from other dialects. Dialects are mutually comprehensible – that's what makes them part of the same language – but they can be quite different.

If you're reading this, you probably are fluent in at least two dialects of English without realizing it. One is Modern Standard Written English (MSWE), which is what I'm writing in now; the other is Modern Standard English (MSE), its spoken analogue. You might not have realized that these are actually kind of different, but if you ever look at a verbatim transcription of ordinary speech, even extremely educated speech, you'll see that there are significant patterns of difference: for example, phrases are shorter and have fewer subordinate clauses in MSE. (That's actually true of all spoken dialects relative to all written dialects; it's easier to hold long phrases in mind when you're reading)

Very possibly, you speak other dialects as well, often without realizing that you're code-switching between them depending on whether you're at home or elsewhere. For example, one of the most widespread American dialects is African-American Vernacular English, or AAVE for short, sometimes known as "Ebonic." It's actually one of the most linguistically interesting dialects, because it has grammatical constructs that MSE doesn't have, like a much richer verb structure including habituals ("he be working Tuesdays" == MSE "he often works on Tuesdays") and several different past tenses.

But if someone were to write a post in AAVE – especially if they wrote it to match AAVE phonetics, instead of MSWE spelling and MSE phonetics – it would be the exact sort of thing that gets judged as being "bad English." What's going on here?

"Bad English" implies that there's "Good English," and this kind of linguistic prescription has a name: a prestige dialect. In the UK, the English of southern London became the prestige dialect as London became the increasingly powerful political center of the country during the Elizabethan period; other dialects, no less ancient and shortly before no less respected, came to be seen as the dialects of the masses, of people who didn't have regular ties to the seat of power. 

Unsurprisingly, written dialects tend to track prestige dialects closely, since writing has historically been a tool of the educated and powerful. This is sufficiently true that when we see any non-prestige dialect in written form, it looks shocking and odd at first: until very recently, especially with the advent of the Internet and mass writing (as opposed to mass literacy), we almost never saw it.

When we talk about how speaking "proper English" will get you further in life, what we mean is that by being able to speak and write in the prestige dialect, you can identify yourself as being part of that social group which can do that – that is, a group which regularly hears and speaks it, and regularly interacts with the powerful whose speech defines it. (Prestige speech is, almost by definition, the speech of the powerful) 

Another way to say it – one that's more shocking to American ears – is that speaking or writing in a prestige dialect is a performance of class. It's a way of demonstrating that you have membership in this grouping.

If someone can do this but doesn't, they're marked as acting "beneath themselves," failing to live up to a class standard. If someone can't do it at all, they're "uneducated" – which is to say, they haven't had the day-to-day opportunity and need to speak in the prestige dialect.

So to go back to the original joke, this is meant to be funny because judging people on the basis of "spelling, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure" appears at first to be ludicrously harmless, a powerless method of judging people with friendly ribbing underneath. But if we pry it open a bit, what we're really talking about is judging people on their ability to perform membership in a social class. When it's aimed at people who are unambiguously within that social class, it may indeed have that nature of harmless ribbing; but when it isn't, when people say things like "you must be at least this smart to use the Internet," what it really is is saying "you must be part of this social class to belong here."

It's actually more sinister than it sounds.

If you'd like to read more about some of these subjects, some good places to start are:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prestige_(sociolinguistics)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_American_Vernacular_English

(I'll avoid giving a h/t for the image unless the earlier poster asks me to, since I'm quite certain that this poster had nothing nearly this sinister in mind, and that it was almost certainly aimed at people for whom this would not constitute "punching down." My apologies for turning an innocent post into a linguisto-political analysis.)___Long read, but well worth it. I disagree with the undertones that it is a negative aspect to judge someone by their speech or actions. If one is able to pass a social bar; reading, writing, rhetoric, science, and does not strive to do so, then it diminishes their humanity (impo).

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2015-09-09 13:08:14 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s)Open 

What? No cinnamon oatmeal?

___What? No cinnamon oatmeal?

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2015-09-08 00:07:18 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 8 +1s)Open 

With just three weeks until the new fiscal year begins, Congress has not approved spending bills for the military, homeland security and every other department that requires annual appropriations.

Democrat Bill Clinton was president the last time the federal budget was balanced, and Republicans controlled Congress. 

With just three weeks until the new fiscal year begins, Congress has not approved spending bills for the military, homeland security and every other department that requires annual appropriations.

Democrat Bill Clinton was president the last time the federal budget was balanced, and Republicans controlled Congress. ___

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2015-09-07 14:52:09 (11 comments; 0 reshares; 12 +1s)Open 

The measure of the character of a man is the way he handles insults. What do you think?

The speaker is entitled to express whatever views he likes, but I’m not going to respond in kind. And I think the American people are not remotely interested in a bunch of politicians in Washington bickering like schoolyard children.

The measure of the character of a man is the way he handles insults. What do you think?

The speaker is entitled to express whatever views he likes, but I’m not going to respond in kind. And I think the American people are not remotely interested in a bunch of politicians in Washington bickering like schoolyard children.___

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2015-09-07 14:45:03 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s)Open 

Free Speech for me, but not for Thee? 


The justices weren't being hypocritical: Nearly 30 years earlier, they had upheld the right of a protester named Thaddeus Zywicki to distribute leaflets on the sidewalk surrounding the Supreme Court's own sober enclave. "Traditional public forum property occupies a special position in terms of First Amendment protection," the court had held unanimously in United States v. Grace. Such a public venue doesn't lose that "historically recognized character" simply because it "abuts government property." The Supreme Court invoked the Grace decision last year, in yet another unanimous affirmation of the right to peaceful expression McCullen v. Coakley, which struck down the no-free-speech "buffer zones" outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts.

Free Speech for me, but not for Thee? 


The justices weren't being hypocritical: Nearly 30 years earlier, they had upheld the right of a protester named Thaddeus Zywicki to distribute leaflets on the sidewalk surrounding the Supreme Court's own sober enclave. "Traditional public forum property occupies a special position in terms of First Amendment protection," the court had held unanimously in United States v. Grace. Such a public venue doesn't lose that "historically recognized character" simply because it "abuts government property." The Supreme Court invoked the Grace decision last year, in yet another unanimous affirmation of the right to peaceful expression McCullen v. Coakley, which struck down the no-free-speech "buffer zones" outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts.___

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2015-09-07 14:41:06 (8 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s)Open 

What does this say about Trump? How would you call this a conservative act?

Republican voters might wish to ponder what Trump doesn't say, that the people he has been willing to "beat the hell out of" in order to get what he craves include small property owners and mom-and-pop businesses. And that one of his tactics for going after other people's land is to get the government to do it through eminent domain. Trump has sought to build some of his gaudiest developments on the modest holdings of private citizens who didn't want to relinquish their property.

What does this say about Trump? How would you call this a conservative act?

Republican voters might wish to ponder what Trump doesn't say, that the people he has been willing to "beat the hell out of" in order to get what he craves include small property owners and mom-and-pop businesses. And that one of his tactics for going after other people's land is to get the government to do it through eminent domain. Trump has sought to build some of his gaudiest developments on the modest holdings of private citizens who didn't want to relinquish their property.___

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2015-09-06 15:46:17 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 6 +1s)Open 

Interesting. Seeing how language developed over thousands of years is curious.

___Interesting. Seeing how language developed over thousands of years is curious.

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2015-09-04 18:46:41 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 

Interesting. I was curious about certain Latin rules

"You must never use a preposition to end a sentence."
"There is nothing, repeat nothing, wrong with Who are you looking at? or The better to see you with or We are such stuff as dreams are made on or It's you she's thinking of," Pinker writes.

The "pseudo-rule" is entirely based on a 17th-century quibble between the English poet John Dryden and his rival poet Ben Jonson, in which Dryden mistakenly transferred a Latin rule to English. In Latin, Pinker writes, "the equivalent to a preposition is attached to the noun and cannot be separated from it."___Interesting. I was curious about certain Latin rules

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2015-08-23 20:04:38 (2 comments; 4 reshares; 13 +1s)Open 

Fascinating

Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents? ... something new to me, SO we Americans actually speak the Queen's English while you Brits speak differently, eh? ... " In 1776, whether you were declaring America independent from the crown or swearing your loyalty to King George III, your pronunciation would have been much the same. At that time, American and British accents hadn't yet diverged. What's surprising, though, is that Hollywood costume dramas get it all wrong: The Patriots and the Redcoats spoke with accents that were much closer to the contemporary American accent than to the Queen's English.

It is the standard British accent that has drastically changed in the past two centuries, while the typical American accent has changed only subtly.

Traditional English, whether spoken in the British Isles or the American colonies, was largely "rhotic." Rhotic speakers pronounce the "R" sound in such words as "hard" and "winter," while non-rhotic speakers do not. Today, however, non-rhotic speech is common throughout most of Britain. For example, most modern Brits would tell you it's been a "hahd wintuh."

It was around the time of the American Revolution that non-rhotic speech came into use among the upper class in southern England, in and around London. According to John Algeo in "The Cambridge History of the English Language" (Cambridge University Press, 2001), this shift occurred because people of low birth rank who had become wealthy during the Industrial Revolution were seeking ways to distinguish themselves from other commoners; they cultivated the prestigious non-rhotic pronunciation in order to demonstrate their new upper-class status.

"London pronunciation became the prerogative of a new breed of specialists — orthoepists and teachers of elocution. The orthoepists decided upon correct pronunciations, compiled pronouncing dictionaries and, in private and expensive tutoring sessions, drilled enterprising citizens in fashionable articulation," Algeo wrote.

The lofty manner of speech developed by these specialists gradually became standardized — it is officially called "Received Pronunciation" — and it spread across Britain. However, people in the north of England, Scotland and Ireland have largely maintained their traditional rhotic accents.

Most American accents have also remained rhotic, with some exceptions: New York and Boston accents have become non-rhotic. According to Algeo, after the Revolutionary War, these cities were "under the strongest influence by the British elite." ..."

http://www.livescience.com/33652-americans-brits-accents.html___Fascinating

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2015-08-23 04:21:56 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 7 +1s)Open 


Take a moment, and click on the link and read.


High risk pregnancy specialist, Dr. Steve Calvin, in a letter some years ago to the Arizona Daily Star, wrote, “There is inescapable schizophrenia in aborting a perfectly normal 22 week fetus while at the same hospital, performing intra-uterine surgery on its cousin.” When the unborn are wanted, they are treated as children and patients. When they are not wanted, they are not children. We know what we are doing......


And the most unassailable:

" 11. When two rights conflict, the higher value should be protected.

We know the principle of justice that when two legitimate rights conflict, the right that protects the higher value should prevail. We deny the right to drive at 100 miles per hour because the value of life is greater than the value of being on time or gettingthr... more »

'We Know They Are Killing Children—All of Us Know'

http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/we-know-they-are-killing-children-all-of-us-know

#ProtestPP #PPSellsBabyParts #stand4life___
Take a moment, and click on the link and read.


High risk pregnancy specialist, Dr. Steve Calvin, in a letter some years ago to the Arizona Daily Star, wrote, “There is inescapable schizophrenia in aborting a perfectly normal 22 week fetus while at the same hospital, performing intra-uterine surgery on its cousin.” When the unborn are wanted, they are treated as children and patients. When they are not wanted, they are not children. We know what we are doing......


And the most unassailable:

" 11. When two rights conflict, the higher value should be protected.

We know the principle of justice that when two legitimate rights conflict, the right that protects the higher value should prevail. We deny the right to drive at 100 miles per hour because the value of life is greater than the value of being on time or getting thrills. The right of the unborn not to be killed and the right of a woman not to be pregnant may be at odds. But they are not equal rights. Staying alive is more precious and more basic than not being pregnant. We know what we are doing when we kill a child."

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2015-08-23 04:01:38 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 22 +1s)Open 

Hahaha hahaha

___Hahaha hahaha

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