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Gryph
I'm a 41-year old gay-guy let loose somewhere in vast wilderness of Los Angeles. And Highly Medicated.
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""For us to go in and take out the drone that crashed, I think, would have been a fairly simple operation," he said [Cheney] on CBS's "The Early Show."" ...That doesn't seem very realistic. Simple how?
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I've lived in his district for about 10 years now. And he is a career politician. AKA about 90 percent calculation and 10 percent conviction. I could live with him though if he weren't such a social conservitard. His "honors your service" posturing is limited to heterosexuals only of course. And his latest hates-the-gays attempted bill riders that he knows will never pass the Senate are just plain petty.
Toggle Commented Oct 28, 2011 on SuperCommittee v. HASC at BLACKFIVE
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"Wow. We live in an era of proud idiocy and impenetrable, indestructible moronism." Yes, and you are such a good example of it, Tom. America was born from a Christian culture. Now as a liberal I don't always like that, since it can carry a lot of puritanical baggage with it, but it is still an undeniable fact. So the Middle East as a primarily Muslim culture is going to base their governments on their values not ours. I don't see that as being some radical idea. And BTW, "moronism" isn't an actual word.
Toggle Commented Oct 25, 2011 on Libya: Muslim law and secular dreams at BLACKFIVE
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I'll point out that the idea of spreading democracy in the Middle East has been a neoconservative battle cry. I take it you are unhappy with the results? The people of the Middle East wish to base their governing principles and laws on their religious values. How is that different from the founding of the United States exactly? How is it different from the stated goals of United States Social Conservatives? Yes, Islam has Sharia because they never had a period of Enlightenment ideals. But those same ideals are currently reviled by those that call themselves conservatives in the US today. So again, whats the difference?
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2011 on Libya: Muslim law and secular dreams at BLACKFIVE
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ZZZZZzzzzzz....
Toggle Commented Oct 18, 2011 on 1% of the 53% at BLACKFIVE
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"If you find all of that amusing you're a genuine cretin, and you clearly have no sense of morality, ethics, or patriotis" Sorry, won't bite.
Toggle Commented Oct 18, 2011 on 1% of the 53% at BLACKFIVE
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*yawns* Been voting and following politics since the late 70's. I remember seeing Nixon resign and why. So you are not likely to override my deeply ingrained cynicism now. All that is left that I see are a bunch of screaming monkeys on ANY side of the fence.
Toggle Commented Oct 17, 2011 on 1% of the 53% at BLACKFIVE
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LOL. Because if only (sad face) the Tea Party had elected Sarah Palin as President we would be in the midst of the new American Golden Age. *rolls eyes* I guess the wall street folks and the tea party are similar after all...
Toggle Commented Oct 17, 2011 on 1% of the 53% at BLACKFIVE
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Other than not being conservative Republicans, I don't really see what the Wall street protesters are about. I do find the scorn from Tea Party amusing. Wasn't it they who were protesting about the Big Government handout to Wall Street that was TARP in the first place?
Toggle Commented Oct 17, 2011 on 1% of the 53% at BLACKFIVE
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*rolls eyes* Haven't got a clue if the occupy wall street stuff is going anywhere but you guys are channeling Nancy Pelosi's reaction to the Tea Party perfectly. Wall Street should be occupied of course. Not because of any political reason or socio-economic status, but rather because they are simply freaking incompetent. (And who also BTW are the top-level products of the education system you despise so much above.) Double-standard anyone?
Toggle Commented Oct 13, 2011 on Total Failure at BLACKFIVE
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Yawn. Nope. Not going to debate gay marriage with you when you so obviously have the kool-aid hooked up intravenously and are no capable of rational thought. Topic here was McKeon. Feel free to keep worshiping his ass, or whatever.
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2011 on Keeper of the Flame dinner at BLACKFIVE
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Glad to hear you are OK with the Federal Government limiting the religious freedom of say, Episcopalian Chaplains to perform marriages, even in those states where its legal. And then you have the gall to complain about government ruling by dictate? Pfft. We get it, you hate the 'Mo's, and are pretty much willing to override any religious freedom so long you can get your little petty prejudices in.
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2011 on Keeper of the Flame dinner at BLACKFIVE
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Oh, and your paragon has just threatened to hold up ALL defense budget spending unless Chaplains are forbidden to voluntarily peform same-sex marriages, even in states where its legal. Welcome to life living with a religious zealot. http://www.politico.com/blogs/joshgerstein/1011/Buck_McKeon_no_defense_bill_without_gay_marriage_ban_detainee_provisions.html
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2011 on Keeper of the Flame dinner at BLACKFIVE
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*rolls eyes* I'm really old so its not like a GOP politician being anti-gay is news to me. Its to be expected and has been even before Reagan invited the Social Conservatives in to run the Party. But I wouldn't mind someone like say, Mike Huckabee as a rep. He is a religous conservative but is at least morally consistent. Mckeon is just slime. He will screw you over and then get you to thank him for the effort. And in fact, he already has you doing just that. http://www.cagw.org/newsroom/releases/2011/cagw-names-rep-buck-mckeon.html
Toggle Commented Oct 5, 2011 on Keeper of the Flame dinner at BLACKFIVE
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I have the sad misfortune to be saddled with Buck McKeon as my rep and having attended many of his open house meetings over the years I can tell you he is a donkey's ass. He loves to pretend that he is a tea partier but the man never found a kickback or pork he didn't love and his primary purpose in life is to funnel unending streams of uneeded tax dollars to his upper-class Santa Clarita suburb hometown and thereby keep getting re-elected. You could put up quite a few new VA hospitals with pork he spends. His interest in military matters is very recent. He only took to it because it was a step up from the education committee where he previously served. The man is a life-long political hack and simpering skeeze-weasel and is an example of the cynical type of politician that term limits were invented for. Unfortunately he is in an ultra-safe district (especially designed for him) so we are stuck with his slimy ass until he drops dead in the saddle. And yes, to be honest, he hates the 'Mo's of course.
Toggle Commented Oct 5, 2011 on Keeper of the Flame dinner at BLACKFIVE
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Yes, DADT is dead. And other than some screaming by a few hysterical heterosexual drama queens, its a big yawn....
Toggle Commented Sep 20, 2011 on DADT is Officially Over at BLACKFIVE
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"single retirees to “approximately $2,000 per year and $3,500 for a family.” At the same time he would limit out-of-pocket expenses at $7,500 for those retirees with families. He thinks these changes could save $11.5 billion a year." Well, if you don't want to pay that "higher" cost, would you mind if I signed up for it instead? You see, as someone who can't get health insurance through my job I have to pay $7200.00 a year as a single person for health insurance. And I would love to have the privilege of googling a doctor and then getting a referral. Right now if my doctor isn't signed on with my insurance company I'm SOL. I do firmly believe that veterans should not have to pay as much as I do for health insurance. Or even close. But right now the price points are so far out of whack you are not actually making any kind of fair complaint.
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2011 on TRICARE–a budget cutter target at BLACKFIVE
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Dog's could never be Nazi's because they are morally superior to humans beings. And while Cat's are truly evil, they could never be Nazi's either as they would be unable to march in formation. And RE: "...lucky that the Nazis drug their feet in...". In that context I do not think that word means what you think it means.
Toggle Commented May 27, 2011 on Nazi Talking Dog Soldiers at BLACKFIVE
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California isn't any more or less corrupt in state politics than any other state in the US.
Toggle Commented May 26, 2011 on 'Cruel and unusual' overcrowding? at BLACKFIVE
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The comments by The Archbishop of Canterbury are entirely consistent with the Christian faith, so I think criticism of him because of them is stupid and ignorant. Unless you belong to the church of Fred Phelps, you generally are not going to find many Christian priests waving their arms cheering you on for killing someone. Even if that someone is a clear enemy of the human race. Really, would you be happier if Rowan had behaved more like an Iranian Ayatollah with frequent calls for death to the infidels?
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Waterboarding is certainly torture. No doubt about that at all. And it violates Just War Doctrine. But I'm tired of arguing here about it. Take up your defense of torture with the Pope and see how far you get. Maybe he will even demonstrate by drowning you in the Baptismal fount.
Toggle Commented May 4, 2011 on Talking torture w/ Alyona at BLACKFIVE
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Not without the military ceremony. This is more like chumming. Hopefully someone thought to wrap his ass in bacon before he was tossed over the side.
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You really let this guy get ot you too much.
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Westboro makes it money by suing cities, counties, etc. that pull these kind of stunts. I'm glad the funeral was unmolested by their filth but Brandon has probably just financed Westboro activities for years to come.
Toggle Commented Apr 22, 2011 on Westboro Baptists Defeated at BLACKFIVE
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Both shots were staged photo-ops so I'm not sure there is any real difference on substance.
Toggle Commented Mar 26, 2011 on Different Strokes at BLACKFIVE
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