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    I would think the why of Revelation would be...

    I would think the why of Revelation would be pretty clear. The Apostle John is in exile on a small island and has an incredible vision of Jesus, of heaven, and of the future. Nothing else short, I...
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    I would agree that the Taliban cannot be...

    I would agree that the Taliban cannot be eliminated or pacified, but they can certainly be subjected to attrition, and they can be forced to exist in a state of confusion and fear brought on by the...
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    I understand all of that. You have said it...

    I understand all of that. You have said it several times now, and you are certainly welcome to your position. I have no idea why you believe that, but you are entitled to believe what you will.
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    I'm not a Christian fundamentalist. I don't read...

    I'm not a Christian fundamentalist. I don't read material like Left Behind.

    I have not berated you, but I have challenged you to be honest. You say I asked for a definition of chilaism, but then...
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    No, I didn't. I asked for evidence for a code. In...

    No, I didn't. I asked for evidence for a code. In fact, if you will look at your post 94, you will see plainly that it is a reply to that very question in my post 93. "Well, OK, but can that person...
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    So THAT'S your evidence that Rev. was written in...

    So THAT'S your evidence that Rev. was written in code??? It doesn't even mention a code, so I can see why you were so hesitant to post it. It is basically an admission that you overstepped by a large...
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    I rest my case.

    I rest my case.
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    I think we all have waayyyyy too much free time...

    I think we all have waayyyyy too much free time on our hands.
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    Describe it as you will, for those of us who care...

    Describe it as you will, for those of us who care about kids in the inner cities, something needs to be done. More regs and more money are not the answer. If they were, then Washington D.C. would be...
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    If you are looking for a perfect scenario, then...

    If you are looking for a perfect scenario, then you can't possibly support a public school only scenario. In Baltimore, for instance, there are a number of middle/high schools where not a single...
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    It works like this. Parents receive vouchers....

    It works like this. Parents receive vouchers. They can take the voucher to a public school or a private school. It's the parent's choice. If there is not a private school, then it is safe to assume...
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    If the market is there, the schools will start....

    If the market is there, the schools will start. Private enterprise. It's wonderful!
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    By those guys, I didn't mean the Aussie special...

    By those guys, I didn't mean the Aussie special forces. I just mean the tens of thousands of good guys who risked their necks to defend us. It needs to be acknowledged.
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    To begin with, it would not be a low performing...

    To begin with, it would not be a low performing school where your child is currently forced by government to attend. Beyond that, private schools are not burdened with many of the ridiculous regs...
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    I did not say that money was not AN issue. I said...

    I did not say that money was not AN issue. I said money was not the problem. There is plenty of money. Besides, results do not follow money. Washington D.C. spends an incredible amount of money per...
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    Classes are typically not that large, but yes, as...

    Classes are typically not that large, but yes, as much as can be done in a college classroom, they are taught classroom management.
    That is taught to an extreme for sure.

    All of that seems to be...
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    It's a combination of a number of things....

    It's a combination of a number of things. Children from single parent homes do not do as well on average as children from two parent homes. Kids from low income homes do not do as well. You combine...
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    That's kind of the whole point. Make them...

    That's kind of the whole point. Make them available to everyone who needs them. It costs no more money than we're spending now on public schools that don't work.

    Money is not the problem. The...
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    You are describing what soldiers have done for...

    You are describing what soldiers have done for centuries. It's a hard thing to tell young men, "Go over there and kill human beings wearing different uniforms, try to stay alive yourself in...
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    I don't know that I would call it racism, but the...

    I don't know that I would call it racism, but the systemic denial of educational opportunity to lower income/inner city families needs to be addressed. Vouchers and private systems would be a good...
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    What possible topic is there that has not been...

    What possible topic is there that has not been discussed a hundred times already? Besides, this anti-Trump rhetoric cloaked in a supposed concern for life needs to be pointed out. You don't stand up...
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    That is a complete and total falsehood unlike...

    That is a complete and total falsehood unlike your support of abortion.
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    These protests sound rather hollow coming from a...

    These protests sound rather hollow coming from a person who has no problem with 900 thousand unborn children a year put to death in abortion.
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    Uhm...well, never mind. Dismiss school and...

    Uhm...well, never mind.

    Dismiss school and put education at risk or have school and put lives at risk. Tough decisions. I can understand why some would dismiss school, but it's silly to pretend...
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    You have made similar mistakes in grammar, so...

    You have made similar mistakes in grammar, so should we wonder about your standards? And if some people have not received a solid education, then is pulling them out of school for a year a plausible...
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    But that's a logical conclusion from her...

    But that's a logical conclusion from her statement. If time is not important, then why wouldn't we just shorten the time kids are in school? A kid who is out for a year not only misses that year's...
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    I think you are unfamiliar with what the Soviets...

    I think you are unfamiliar with what the Soviets did in Afghanistan.
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    What an idea. I doubt you could find very many...

    What an idea. I doubt you could find very many truly professional, experienced educators who would agree with that. If that was true, then we could just start children at the age of nine and graduate...
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    Yeah. Right.

    Yeah. Right.
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    So you have no idea. Got it. Wouldn't it be a...

    So you have no idea. Got it.

    Wouldn't it be a lot more honest to simply say, "I don't know?"
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    Hes articulated his plan? Fine. What is it?

    Hes articulated his plan? Fine. What is it?
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    Like I said, you have no answers. One thing above...

    Like I said, you have no answers. One thing above all else that gets my goat on this board is for someone to make a statement and when confronted with evidence that contradicts it, they just withdraw...
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    Nope. If you have, then post it. Let's hear your...

    Nope. If you have, then post it. Let's hear your own explanation. After all, you studied Revelation, and you know, so if you do, put it down.

    You don't, so you can't. Besides, you have, according...
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    Evasiveness. Total evasiveness.

    Evasiveness. Total evasiveness.
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    Sure you would. Sure I would. Yeah, yeah, yeah.

    Sure you would. Sure I would. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
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    Like I said. You have no answers. Are you related...

    Like I said. You have no answers. Are you related to the lady on this board? You two are very similar.
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    Forget it. Everything has to be a joke to you. If...

    Forget it. Everything has to be a joke to you. If you posted evidence, you would simply say, "Post xx". You haven't, and so you can't. You haven't because you don't have any. So until you can, find...
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    Clearly you have no answer.

    Clearly you have no answer.
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    Oh? What post was that?

    Oh? What post was that?
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    We'll see how that goes. I do know you beat up...

    We'll see how that goes. I do know you beat up Trump endlessly about Covid, but now your guy has no better plan, so I just don't know where that leaves you.

    "Dufus 2". I like that! Seems...
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    Well, your own statement was that we should have...

    Well, your own statement was that we should have expected 3.3 million deaths, but instead we have less than 1/10 of that, so either your statement was ridiculous, or we are doing fantastically better...
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    So our death number should, in your view, be...

    So our death number should, in your view, be around 3 mil, and yet is less than 1/10 of that, but we can't credit our "management or virus control" since it's due to our "distributed...population"?...
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    So you voted for him, in part, because he would...

    So you voted for him, in part, because he would handle the Covid deal better than Trump, and yet you don't know what he plans on doing??? Well, OK for that.
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    As has been shown here many times, many leading...

    As has been shown here many times, many leading European countries such as France, Germany, and the U.K. are experiencing spikes right now, and they are some of the leaders in centralized control and...
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    Here's a question for you. Biden has stated this...

    Here's a question for you. Biden has stated this week that he will not enforce a national shutdown and he's not even sure he will do anything about masks. He will, of course, distribute the vaccine...
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    That could very well be the case, Tal. I don't...

    That could very well be the case, Tal. I don't know if Trump's team has anything or not, but I do think they should have their day in court. That day just needs to be soon in coming. I do know that...
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    I'm not even sure we have that. "I've studied...

    I'm not even sure we have that. "I've studied Revelation in college and with several different pastors and lay teachers." Well, OK, but can that person explain why she believes that Revelation is...
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    The ultimate in plausible deniability. If...

    The ultimate in plausible deniability.

    If Athos wants to post that info, then fine, but posting it as though it is anything more than a great big "maybe" is what I object to. It is pure...
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    So far we have John writing about the church in...

    So far we have John writing about the church in Nero's time, but after Nero's death, prophesying abut events which had already taken place, and writing in a code which no one knows and for which...
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    I understand that is your contention. Now what...

    I understand that is your contention. Now what evidence is there of that? Did, for instance, any of the early church fathers mention that idea?
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