Do you think that claiming who started something and everyone else from blame that took part? Do you think the fact that Native Americans fought each other somehow makes our genocide of them okay. Remember our ancestors were the invaders with no legal, and no moral right to be here. Is the fact that other people did something evil excuses us from our own evil. Nor does one group have a monopoly on evil, it is spread through out our people. But the group with the most power in numbers, and wealth, can do the most harm with their evil. Nothing you say has justified anything you said. One part of a religion trying to force itself on others in our military is evil. After all most of the people complaining about it in our military are Christian themselves, not Atheist, or non-Christian So we are talking just about the extremist Christians.
- Jim Crow laws came from Democrats
- Opposition to civil rights laws came overwhelmingly from Democrats
- NAMBLA (North American Man Boy Love Assn) is not a conservative interest group
- Native American tribes went to war against other NA tribes throughout their history
All that aside, its utter foolishness to say that just because man is imperfect doesn't mean we should stop trying to improve ourselves.
Amazing how that that righteous morality did not stop the Genocide of the American Indians, the Slavery of Millions of Black Crow laws and the the fight against Equal Rights, the harassment of religious minorities for several centuries in our country. It did not stop mistreatment and beating of women or children, or incest, child prostitution, child porn, and still does not.
Yea lets strip every last molecule of righteous morality, the kind on which this nation was built, from public view because it makes some people uncomfortable. Lord knows the entitled among us have a right not to be inconvenienced.
But then don't smack your collective foreheads in bewilderment when confused, evil whack jobs walk down East Platte shooting innocent people. Take away civilization's steering wheel and there's no telling where we'll end up.
What you conservative Christians don't like about religious freedom is when people of other faiths DONT want it in the public realm or government buildings. Is this so hard to understand when yours is not the only religion in this nation!
One day every knee will bow. Mr Weinstein and his handful of supporters will have a lot to answer to... the sooner the better
I hope the AFA tells Mikey to stick his MRFF where his head normally resides.
Amazing how hard it is to simply get the Air Force Academy to simply follow the law. I personally have been following the unfolding story since 2005 myself.
He spent a day at Mountain Shadows on the Avenue.
Pretty much emphasizes the point that when seconds count the police are only minutes away.
And it appears to me that the CSPD handled everything by the book above board... And they should not be held accountable for the actions of a mentally deranged man. We need to stop using the police as our scapegoat when tragedies such as this occur.
Wrong, Cede Boofflawkr, banning guns will take them out of the hands of non-violent recreational gun owners and do nothing to stop those who have harmful intent. Has the ban of drugs and illegal substances done anything to stop those who want to use? NO. They will simply be words on a piece of paper that do nothing to stop the criminals intending to use them. I agree with you that gun violence is a problem that plagues this country. But banning them will not solve anything, either way these ones will find other ways of hurting people. Maybe 2 weeks ago, in a country where guns are banned, a student took a samurai sword into a school and slashed multiple students and killed 3 people including a teacher. If a plan is developed that will reduce gun violence I'm all for it, but we can't keep running back to "ban all guns" as a cure all. We need something more effective and proactive, I don't know what that might be, but this country needs something else to get us out of this hole that our amendments have dug us into. This is a very tragic story, and my heart goes out to all the friends and family that were affected by this senseless act, but we need something else, something that is going to work. And by the way I'm a gun owner but not an advocate for free for all laws that we have, especially here in Colorado where u don't even need a permit to conceal a gun anywhere in your car. I just wish there was a way we could stop this from happening anymore, if such a plan ever comes to light it will have my full unwavering support.
Man with guns and gas cans no big deal. Until we ban all guns this I'll continue to be a daily event,
Four days after. CSPD and the Sheriff's office should both be held accountable for this gross and unnecessary delay. Their responsibility is to the public, not to spin and cover their own actions or inactions.
Fu!k Wienstein. The man makes $250k annually. spreading whoever pays this pervert hate for anything spiritual. He has no conscience and is doing this for the money. Just another clever pos looking to get his name out there by taking simple and innocent sentiments and blowing it way out of proportion. The sad thing is that the AF occassoinally listens to him.
I tried. I failed. In the end, you're an extremist who worries me, too, just in another cloth.
Explain to me how for your average jihadi, it ISN'T a religious battle:
"Jordanian sheik clarifies: It’s ‘mandatory’ to kill Jews"
"Islamic State Announces War Against Jews"
"ISIS Boasted Of These Christians' Deaths"
Next, show me the hordes of muslims, atheists, hindus, pastafarians and flying spaghetti monsters who actively oppose what radical islamists are doing across the globe. Please link to photos of their street mobs waving signs for our Constitutional values.
You really think if one of these Egyptian Christians had denounced the t-shirt, it would have prevented his beheading? http://usat.ly/1KYhiBl
There is no equivalence between Judeo-Christian civilization and islamist 'culture'. One values life, the other maximizes death.
I AM fighting the extremists that threaten our freedoms. I started with Pam Zubek and the Indy.
So the just released timeline of the 911 calls from CSPD bears out exactly what I stated in my first post. The initial caller was able to articulate that the man's behavior was suspicious, which raised the priority of the call, but was unable to show that he demonstrated any intent of harm, which kept it from being the highest priority.
Thank you Adrian for writing this!
PacksA9, I'm against radical Islam, too, and I know we're engaged in fighting radical Islamists, BUT we are playing into their hands if we frame this as a religious battle with "ours" (whatever that is) being better than "theirs." What IS ours is the Constitution and the freedoms it guarantees. I do NOT want a military member wearing a shirt that is anti-Islam because that might mean (to some) that our military would not or should not defend the rights of law-abiding Muslims in America or that we might attack Muslims abroad SOLELY because they are Muslims. We should fight EXTREMISTS at both home and abroad (in whatever religious or political persuasion they claim) because they threaten those freedoms.
Fighting radical Islamist expansionism and violation of human rights is good. Wearing T-shirts that frame the battle as religious,WHEN YOU'RE IN THE GOV'T or MILITARY, or promoting their sale on base is BAD, will NOT help us win that battle, and will make us more enemies when we really need more friends that share our values--and I know many, many Muslims, Christians, Atheists, Hindus, and Pastafarians that do share those Constitutional values.
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