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Re: “Reader: Progressives want to steal America as we know it

more of the same scare tactics that some boogie man is coming to take your guns away... good job little Donnie, you have done your nra duty.

also, what the hell does your "god" have to do with guns... or do you just assume he would be for them since he is such a mean vindictive kill tons of people "god".

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Posted by happyfew on 11/14/2017 at 1:15 PM

Re: “Reader: Progressives want to steal America as we know it

Well said.

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Posted by Tom2 on 11/14/2017 at 11:03 AM

Re: “Reader: The parks department should reread its mission statement

I agree, the process conducted by the city to approve the land swap was dirty all the way.

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Posted by Carl Strow on 11/10/2017 at 1:22 PM

Re: “Reader: Keep the "dirt" buried

This from the National Archives: "The National Archives is releasing documents previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act. The vast majority of the Collection (88%) has been open in full and released to the public since the late 1990s. The records at issue are documents previously identified as assassination records, but withheld in full or withheld in part."
In other words, this is merely part of an ongoing release of information regarding the assassination of JFK. The release and the release dates were legislated. If you don't want to see them, then don't look at them.
Usually people who are made nervous about attention being given to sexual assault incidents are those people who have themselves committed sexual assault. Is that you, by any chance??

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Posted by Paula George on 11/09/2017 at 6:23 PM

Re: “Reader: Keep the "dirt" buried

B.D. Bryan, this is the stupidest thing i have seen today. Congratulations. Good job CS Indy you are truly a voice for the mentally unstable.

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 11/09/2017 at 1:31 PM

Re: “Reader: Keep the "dirt" buried

just locker room talk right... doesn't count if you can pay them off...

let the dirt stay buried... is this the p@$$Y grabber in chief???

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Posted by happyfew on 11/09/2017 at 11:21 AM

Re: “Reader: Keep the "dirt" buried

If a woman is sexually assaulted by an older person then it doesn't count? Should all women who've been sexually assaulted keep quiet to "Keep the Peace"? I guess "Love thy Neighbor" doesn't mean a thing when one is assaulted, only when they speak of it. YOU ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM!

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Posted by JWM on 11/09/2017 at 10:33 AM

Re: “Reader: Trump's not worthy of military respect

you would rather have Clinton bombing Syria and the rest of dozens of countries by drone? I don't know which of the two is better- but the least the Army and Air Force could do is stop wearing their goddamn combat uniform out in public.

Thanks, from another Service Member--


Eat it

Posted by KyleJS on 11/09/2017 at 1:36 AM

Re: “Reader: Either assimilate, or get out

"Citizen of this planet" "World citizen"

Hilarious.

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Posted by Stain K. Hensley on 11/08/2017 at 7:50 PM

Re: “Reader: Trump's not worthy of military respect

Hey let me add LCpl USMC (BadASS), because I'm a Marine!

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Posted by Rob Hicks on 11/08/2017 at 7:27 PM

Re: “Reader: Trump's not worthy of military respect

That is an opinion, but it is not shared by all veterans or those still active. I never understood why Light Colonels are always the ones to include their rank in any correspondence even in retirement.

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Posted by Rob Hicks on 11/08/2017 at 7:10 PM

Re: “Reader: Trump's not worthy of military respect

I didn't like serving under President Reagan and Mr. Trump is the personification of why I despise the G.O.P. in general. They're happy to send young men and women into harms way but we're forgotten once our hitch is up .

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Posted by Thomas Van Cleave on 11/08/2017 at 4:27 PM

Re: “Reader: Either assimilate, or get out

"Exactly thank you. I think its around 600 dollars to file for citzenship. " -- Mikeb45

If you are a legal resident. If not, you cannot apply.

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Posted by Odin on 11/08/2017 at 1:08 PM

Re: “Reader: Either assimilate, or get out

First Patience Kabwasa said:

""Rosalina," who left Honduras when she was 14, and has lived here as a "good law-abiding citizen/immigrant for over 20 years.""

Well, to begin with, if she came here without following the legal processes, then she is here illegally and therefore by the very definition of "law abiding", she is not.

And then, if she is a citizen, then she has nothing to fear from ICE. ICE does not deport citizens.

So Patience really needs to learn what the heck she is talking about.

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Then Doug Roman wrote:

"Then Why has Rosalina occupied this country for over 20 years and not applied to become an American citizen?"

Because if Rosalina is here illegally, she cannot apply for citizenship. There is no path to citizenship in DACA.

"People cannot just cross borders illegally and work, pay taxes, etc., and also then choose not to go through the proper naturalization process that millions of others have in becoming citizens."

If they come here illegally, they cannot go through the naturalization process. Only legal residents can do so.

" Either assimilate and become Americans, or get out."

It is perfectly acceptable for legal residents to stay here without becoming citizens.

So Doug, like Patience, really needs to learn what the heck he is talking about.

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Posted by Odin on 11/08/2017 at 12:49 PM

Re: “Reader: Either assimilate, or get out

Well, first of all, if they apply they will be deported, if they live under the radar they likely will not. Second, they pay in to social security which they can never collect, helping to support citizens that do. Third, not everybody wants to be a US citizen, some are just trying to feed families in their native countries. Finally, why do so many care whether someone is a US citizen, they are a citizen of this planet, and like everyone else they had no choice of where they were born. Maybe everyone should be a better world citizen.

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Posted by rangesaf on 11/07/2017 at 4:37 PM

Re: “Reader: Prayers and concealed guns won't change a thing

Within minutes of the shooting in Texas, Sen Bennett starting calling for more gun control without even waiting for any facts to come in. One of his faves -- universal background checks, which take the existing background check system and applies it to private sales.

Except the gunman in Texas passed several background checks because he bought from a dealer. Same for the Vegas gunman. And the Navy Yard gunman, and the Tucson/Giffords gunman, and the Aurora gunman, and so on and so on. And this is why gun controls have very little credibility. They pass laws that are just plain $tup!d.

Take for instance the current proposals to ban "bump stocks". Instead of having the BATFE revisit their Obama era decision that such devices were legal, all the knee jerk reactionaries are trying to pass bills that ban "any part or combination of parts that is designed and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semi-automatic rifle". The problem is that such language could end up unintentionally banning all kinds of things including aftermarket springs, precision trigger kits, etc. that are normal gunsmithing items used to improve the trigger pull of firearms.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/07/2017 at 4:25 PM

Re: “Reader: Prayers and concealed guns won't change a thing

"Actually he had been dishonourably discharged from the military" -- Frank Speaking

Actually it appears it was a BCD, not a Dishonorable.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/07/2017 at 4:05 PM

Re: “Reader: Prayers and concealed guns won't change a thing

"Dave,In the 18 years before Port Arthur (1996), Australia had 13 mass shootings, defined as shootings in which five or more people were killed. In the 21 years since, there have been none."

Not quite true, but even so, like I said, Australia didn't really have much of a problem before they passed their insane laws.

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Posted by Dave H on 11/07/2017 at 4:03 PM

Re: “Reader: Prayers and concealed guns won't change a thing

But seriously Rocky you have to know your enemy. Which group wants to remove God from society? Which group hates old fashioned values and Americana? Why does hollywood and MTV push race divisions, Godlessness, debauchery and selfishness? Why have we fallen so far from God? Why are humans so easily manipulated and corrupted? The left are our enemies and they will not back down so easily.

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 11/07/2017 at 12:51 PM

Re: “Reader: Prayers and concealed guns won't change a thing

No rocky its all the republicans fault for being cowards and not taking everyones guns away it worked in austrailia.

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Posted by Mikeb45 on 11/07/2017 at 12:46 PM

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