Sexual Players and Inappropriate Advances.
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Nov 19, 2017 - 10:04am
Sexual Players and Inappropriate Advances.

  In light of the recent rash of allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviors of celebrities, I want to bring up an angle that the various talking heads are steering away from: How does promiscuity play into this issue?   Back in my oilpatch days, I was away from home a lot. I just needed a room to store some belongings and have a nice place to stay when I was in town. So I answered an ad in the newspaper of a “professional man” looking for roommates. He agreed to let me in his house, and I stayed there for three months before I got transferred. In this time, I probably spent one out three nights in my room, so I got a good look at the action going on in this house.   The man was a walking hormone. Hardly a day went by where he didn’t get laid. He was always bringing home a classy looking gal of some kind…

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Popular Government Cannot Flourish Without Virtue

It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people. -- Richard Henry Lee letter to Colonel Martin Pickett — 1786 Is there no virtue among us? If there be not, we are in a wretched situation. No theoretical checks-no form of government can …

Nov 19, 2017 - 12:45pm
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The Holy Inquisition of Political Correctness and…

Watching the goings-on in the modern academia is a hazardous occupation. From the point of view of many actors on that scene, all they are doing is cleaning the scene of "toxicity" - real or imaginary. The viewer, though, gets the full dose of the toxicity directly in his/her face... but it is rath…

Nov 20, 2017 - 9:17am
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CHILD RAPE: IT’S THE CULTURE!

  CHILD RAPE: IT’S THEIR CULTURE   Tubularsock was just sitting around his top floor corner office in his underground bunker over looking Washington, D.C. from Oakland, CA ( ) when he noticed that his top-flight-NSA-resistant-carrier-pigeon came flying through the space-time-continu…

Nov 17, 2017 - 8:38pm
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Ethics and Astronomy: On Imperfection

Christians are hypocrites. ....If you say," The man has a fault", We say," Not so. All Men have fault, that's why they worship the Lord" ...When scientists write an article for publication, do they hand in their first draft, or revise their articles and theories? Scientists make errors. .... T…

Nov 18, 2017 - 2:22pm
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The British are European. We are mongrels and prou…

I hear all this rubbish about us being Anglo-Saxon as if we are an homogenous race apart from Europe and the rest of the world. It is simply not true. I believe people do not really know what they are talking about.   We British are a mixture of races – mainly European but…

Nov 20, 2017 - 7:18pm
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AWAKENING CHUMPS!

  AWAKENING CHUMPS!   President Tweet’s poll figures throughout his first year in office have been historically low when it comes to approval figures. Much of the time in the 30% range.   But for Tubularsock, polls are not that trustworthy to really give a true picture of anyt…

Nov 21, 2017 - 12:29am
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It is the Mad Moon

The mad thresher  In  golden moon's glow Gleans the solemn harvest From barren earth below Seeds were sown In wanton abandon In gardens bereft of care Left fallow land and Their fruits then only spare But from a seed Forests may someday flourish For not all need Our attention to be nourish…

Nov 20, 2017 - 8:46am
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Christ Wants to Shatter Our Delusions

I am living in a fantasy when I view life as it circles around me. As believers, we sing and recite prayers that proclaim that God is the centre of all but our psychological makeup screams the exact opposite. I view people, events, history and yes even God through my eyes, judging what is right, tru…

Nov 17, 2017 - 1:18am
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A Liberal's Lament of Love's Labors

A few years ago in an article in Slate, Miya Tokumitsu, who holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, pointed out the flaws and absurdity of the mantra “do what you love.” Dr. Tokumitsu traces the phrase’s origin from as far back as Confucius or currently with Oprah Winfre…

Nov 16, 2017 - 8:49pm
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On Rights

A right, according to Webster’s, is “something to which one has a just claim.” The word is often uttered in sonorous phrases like “natural rights,” “human rights” and “equal and inalienable rights.” So today I’ll ask, and try to answer, a f…

Nov 18, 2017 - 6:56am
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The fallacy of stricter gun laws

Is this really the question!? Do you believe with stricter gun laws you can get the homicide numbers down? I doubt that deeply. At the moment I am living in Switzerland where people enjoy very very liberal gun laws.   Most of my swiss friends have a privately owned semi-automatic assault rifle …

Nov 19, 2017 - 10:48am
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You've Been Had!

A bill of goods. That is what this nation has been sold by the person of the current President of the US. We've been deceived, swindled, and taken advantage of by the administration as pledge after pledge has been negated by the actions taken by this President and his henchmen. And yet, his loyal f…

Nov 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
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The Disaster of What Basic Income Would Become

Although maybe well meaning by some, the premise of Guaranteed Basic Income would be nothing short of a disaster.  Currently in the US we already have such a program called Welfare.  While yes Welfare has prevented things like mass starvation it has built and reinforced generational povert…

Nov 20, 2017 - 10:08am
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I'm God's beloved son and I have peace.

Identity is a critical matter. Speaking as one who has dealt with same-sex attraction, but thankfully had a firm foundation/support based principally on God's word, but also with the blessings of a family, church, and school communities that relied on God's word, I made a decision during college yea…

Nov 20, 2017 - 2:06pm
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A Brief History of England

Prompted by Opher Goodwin's article describing the British as mongrels, I offer the following ditty penned last year by my alter ego, The Darn-Poor Rhymer.   A Brief History of England From 871 to the Present (To be sung, by those with stamina, to “While shepherds watched their flocks by …

Nov 21, 2017 - 7:24am
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The unholy alliance of climate change & income ine…

The other day I read an article which referenced the NAACP’s climate justice program.  I thought to myself, why would an institution, whose purpose is to advance colored people, care about climate change?  Then I asked, what’s climate justice?  Then it dawned on me, the re…

Nov 15, 2017 - 11:44am
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Nothing to See Here, Move Along!

Crossposted from my .   Well it’s been quite a hurricane season in the Atlantic so far, hasn’t it? It’s even gotten the notice of the UK press.   Here are a couple of graphics from , meteorologist at Colorado State University specializing in Atlantic basin seasonal hurr…

Nov 15, 2017 - 2:57pm
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A Glimpse Into Hate Management

  I just read an on the elitist, left-wing news blog ZEIT online and I’m mad again.   It describes a court verdict that allowed Kuwait Airways to deny the transportation of an Israeli passenger. There is a law in Kuwait that forbids making contracts with Israelis and upon rea…

Nov 17, 2017 - 2:22pm
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The Paradise Papers - the immorality of the wealth…

  The effects of globalisation and automation are already being felt. The wealthy people owning the businesses are taking their factories to the Third World or bringing in automation in order to create more profit. People are being thrown out of high paying jobs into low-paying jobs or chucked …

Nov 18, 2017 - 5:06pm
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IMAGE OF THE BEAST

I think the beast is the government of man without consideration of God. The President's limousine ¨the beast¨ is an explicit symbol for this Spiritual reality.   September 13, 1976, The Kansas City Times reported and recorded my visit to the city and the Republican National Convent…

Nov 18, 2017 - 7:18pm
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U.S. Army Finally Chooses M9 Replacement

The M9 is the US military’s  service pistol.  The M9 replaced the M1911 when it entered service in 1990. I remember when they did this. There was some concerns over stopping power when using the 9mm ball ammo.  A few arguments in favor of the switch from 45ACP to 9mm was increas…

Nov 18, 2017 - 10:04pm
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The insurance companies are to blame for problems…

It was the insurance companies' fault, not Obama's, though he can be blamed for not micromanaging the development of the program before and during launch. And that's why Romney was able to make his version start out shaky and pull itself together to be surprisingly decent for what it should nev…

Nov 20, 2017 - 12:03pm
 
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