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    Be sure to send a card!

    Be sure to send a card!
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    We really need those vaccine mandates to show...

    We really need those vaccine mandates to show everyone that personal freedom is of no value to liberals.
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    Well, go for it then! Still, I don't hold out...

    Well, go for it then! Still, I don't hold out hope. DeSantis is opposed to everything you like. Gay marriage, abortion, and wide open borders are not his favorite issues. True?
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    A good learner...at last. But we both know that...

    A good learner...at last. But we both know that is not going to happen.
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    You are a liberal. "Walks like a duck...quacks...

    You are a liberal. "Walks like a duck...quacks like a duck...) And since you voted for Biden, you can make no appeal whatsoever to voting for behavior or intelligence. Please. That plea is forever...
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    It appears the liberals here have gone silent...

    It appears the liberals here have gone silent again. I'm beginning to suspect it has something to do with the phases of the moon.
  7. Thus said one of the founding father deists. ***

    Thus said one of the founding father deists. ***
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    It often comes back to the same thing. A liberal...

    It often comes back to the same thing. A liberal is a person who takes great pride in being generous with someone else's money.
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    A dodge. Has been asked and dodged many times. ...

    A dodge. Has been asked and dodged many times.

    Science cannot determine the common good. It does not fall within the realm of scientific claims. Rational discussions about the social good can...
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    One out of 56. They were predominately Christian....

    One out of 56. They were predominately Christian. And even at that, Jefferson's Bible was done at the age of 77, several decades after penning the Declaration.

    I understand you believe that. To...
  11. God bless you, hannalauw.

    God bless you, hannalauw.
  12. Hope everyone here has a wonderful Thanksgiving!!

    We sure have much to be thankful for.
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    You're not listening. I haven't said that. I have...

    You're not listening. I haven't said that. I have said that the signers clearly believed that God instituted rights.

    From DW's post 4. "Your statement is a religious one, not a scientific or...
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    The Virginia Declaration, which predated the...

    The Virginia Declaration, which predated the Declaration, identified the "Creator".

    Strange words for Deists. What duty could be owed to an impersonal God who neither knows nor cares what we do?...
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    This is the text of the Congressional Prayer...

    This is the text of the Congressional Prayer Proclamation of 1779, just three years after the Declaration. It is definitely not a Deist prayer (then went on vacation and really couldn't care less...
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    First of all, that is flatly untrue. Not even...

    First of all, that is flatly untrue. Not even Jefferson was a Deist at the time of the writing of the Declaration. Many of the signers were Congregationalists (a Protestant denomination) while most...
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    The Bee strikes again.

    This is in reference to CBS finally figuring out that the Hunter Biden laptop story was genuine. And is it just a huge conincidence that they announced this just two weeks AFTER the midterms? Me...
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    If they go down, then good riddance. And that's...

    If they go down, then good riddance. And that's sad to say, but they could have taken a stand for decency and common sense, and instead took a stand for craziness and, they thought, money.
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    Technical term for that is CYA. It's just the...

    Technical term for that is CYA. It's just the usual tactic of the feds to avoid responsibility at all costs.

    Gas prices going up? "It's the Russkies!" The motto at one time was, "The buck stops...
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    Arizona seems to have pretty effective laws...

    Arizona seems to have pretty effective laws concerning absentee voting, but it's all for naught when vote counting extends for days in less than transparent situations.

    Maybe we need to learn a...
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    I did not. I cited a document agreed to by 56...

    I did not. I cited a document agreed to by 56 founders as evidence. It does not "prove" that the idea is true, but it does "prove" that 56 founders agreed with it since they all signed it, and it...
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    You also cited Jefferson. Did you make the...

    You also cited Jefferson. Did you make the reconcilement? Why would we? I'm not advocating for him.

    Because in the context of changing the Constitution, it is not a super majority of the public....
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    So repubs must become as corrupt as dems until...

    So repubs must become as corrupt as dems until the time comes that we can correct an corrupt system? I hope it has not come to that.
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    Sure seems to be the case. Now the question is,...

    Sure seems to be the case. Now the question is, what to do about it? It could very easily turn ugly.
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    Post 38. No, powers are the ability to govern and...

    Post 38. No, powers are the ability to govern and exercise authority. Rights refer to what inherently, in legal and moral power, rests with citizens. And since, as you now agree Jefferson said, they...
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    I wouldn't say that. This is how I characterized...

    I wouldn't say that. This is how I characterized it. "It is certainly true that women had many rights from the very beginning."
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    The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote....

    The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. You will note that I mentioned nothing about voting. Most of what I mentioned was in state laws. Single women had advantages over married women...
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    Yes. From the very beginning.

    Yes. From the very beginning.
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    Still waiting to see any documentation for this...

    Still waiting to see any documentation for this material.
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    Owning property. Protections against theft, rape,...

    Owning property. Protections against theft, rape, murder, etc. Owning a business. "Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness". AND they were not required to fight wars, toil in the fields, work 12...
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    Two possible answers. 1. "Men" was meant in...

    Two possible answers.

    1. "Men" was meant in the generic sense as of "mankind". It is certainly true that women had many rights from the very beginning.
    2. It's also possible that it was an...
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    This is the "consent of the governed" passage....

    This is the "consent of the governed" passage. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that...
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    This is plainly not true. "The source of rights...

    This is plainly not true. "The source of rights in US law is the consent of the governed, not the God of the Bible." While the D of I is not itself law, it describes the foundation of law and the...
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    No stimuli? Then how does it recognize its...

    No stimuli? Then how does it recognize its mother's voice immediately after birth? Come on. It functions like yours does. The baby hears, moves, responds to pain, and has brain waves that can be...
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    The cheerleader strikes again. Now if WG will...

    The cheerleader strikes again.

    Now if WG will just answer some questions.
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    4 unanswered questions posed to you. 8. You...

    4 unanswered questions posed to you.

    8. You are really trying to say the unborn baby does not have a functioning brain???
    9. Do you stand by your contention that unborn babies have no functioning...
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    You have refused to answer questions. That being...

    You have refused to answer questions. That being the case, I really don't see any way to carry on any meaningful dialogue since you are, apparently, either too fearful or stubborn to do so. That's...
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    Never ceases to interest me how people on this...

    Never ceases to interest me how people on this site get all wound up because you ask them a question. And rather than give an honest, rational answer to the question, people become angry and start...
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    Security concerns. Yeah, I'm sure that's what...

    Security concerns. Yeah, I'm sure that's what it's all about.
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    What is needed is some honest democrats who value...

    What is needed is some honest democrats who value honest elections more than they do political power.
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    An honest democrat

    "Dem Sen Warner says ‘Trump was right’ about banning China’s TikTok, warns parents against letting kids on app."
  42. And as is nearly always the case, it will be paid...

    And as is nearly always the case, it will be paid for with either borrowed money or monopoly money. It is just another sign of a national delusion.
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    One of your best posts ever. Just shows how...

    One of your best posts ever. Just shows how conservatives and liberals are treated in an entirely different fashion.
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    A definite vote against free speech. It's amazing...

    A definite vote against free speech. It's amazing how quickly liberals tend to pick up their toys and move elsewhere when the other kids won't play by their rules.
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    When do we begin to see all of this as the early...

    When do we begin to see all of this as the early signs of a move towards a lawless, totalitarian government?
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    Even if the lunches cost a mere fifty bucks, it's...

    Even if the lunches cost a mere fifty bucks, it's a lot more lunch than I ever got in 24 years as a school admin. I usually spent three bucks for the cafeteria meal.
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    Sounds like a great idea. It's been unusually...

    Sounds like a great idea. It's been unusually cold down here, but bear in mind that we think 20 is a great freeze.
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    This was a comment by the unnamed AMHD member we...

    This was a comment by the unnamed AMHD member we call "Athos" to Tom.

    "You never replied to my comment:"

    Hmm. I wonder if he sees it?
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    WG gives it up. Athos rambles, addresses nothing...

    WG gives it up. Athos rambles, addresses nothing of substance, and fails. Now what?

    His best attempt at Shakespearean writing. "You have neatly confronted those tendencies with a sharp thrust into...
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    Anytime you have to appeal to the wisdom of...

    Anytime you have to appeal to the wisdom of Athos, you are done.

    I'll post this again in the hope of a rational response as opposed to simple insults which you claim to oppose.

    "But even that...
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