So when someone can't get a job, healthcare (because of pre-existing conditions), and has to rely on the welfare program of the state and nation it's "being lazy". When the gov't gets involved to try to get better opportunities for said people, it's called socialism. Is there anything you approve of that the gov't can do for the people besides "getting out of the way"? Marriage equality is a far cry from socialism. It's civil rights and for a brush up in history, read Brown vs. Board of Education, some Martin Luther King Jr. and.......o what's that book called? Oh yeah.......The Bible. And don't give me that "homosexuality is a sin bulls#$t". Cause it's not. Doing wrong and judging your neighbor before loving them (The Golden Rule) is a sin. Deadly sins mentioned: wrath, envy, pride, and greed. What deadly sins do people / citizens in love commit? Lust? No, my friend. They bleed, love, cry, mourn, and share all other human emotions. It's time to start treating everybody with dignity under the law. Or else we are no different than Morsi and extremists in other parts of the world. Traditions can be traditions. You hold them dear to your heart so keep them there. That's where they matter most. Not when they are shoved down other people's throats with bitterness, anger, and fear.
Man, I was on the wrong thread. These guys replying to Ron should read my comment on Chris's post. Not that it will make any difference though. It's like talking to the desk I'm sitting at. Got one guy talking about finances in 1962? Who gives a damn about 1962? We live in the year 2013! Your so-called conservative movement decided to go apes#@t for Iraq after we already discovered the problems in Afghanistan! We are all paying for that $10 trillion dollar war that happened BEFORE the so-called "liberals" got into office. You've got your own news network that has somehow absolved the whole administration from this HUGE and MONUMENTAL fiscal problem. And you say things are getting out of control because the "liberals" are at fault. How about we all agree that we can't get anything done right now because the two sides are really all just paid in full by the grandest decision in politics ever, "Citizens United". Do you know who voted for that? Your beautiful, wise, and esteemed conservative Supreme Court justices.
First! Hey Chris, good article and way to speak your mind. That said, I hope we do more as a nation than point fingers and debate about whether or not we should place CPL's in every building across the nation. This kind of choice we have to make has been brewing for decades. But obviously, it reaches a head when it affects the most innocent of our kind. I've ran across all types on this issue. Hell, I just had to leave a comment on Yahoo for two enlisted men who want to be the first in line to protect kids at school full time. I bet they would get really good benefits too. The problem with this attitude and other statements surrounding it, is that it's inflammatory. Actually, it's not inflammatory, it's just a downright, awful thing to think about. Everyone that reads this should really contemplate for more than 2 seconds about what it would be like to be surrounded by guns while you're trying to get an education. Just do it for more than 2 seconds please. The jerking of knees has to stop.
I don't have kids yet, but my heart goes out to not only those who lost loved ones not only in CT but also in every other instance like this (VaTech, Wisconsin, Tuscon, Columbine, Chicago "numerous times") and now Alabama. If you really want some insight into the "gun culture" and attitude that follows many people that own more guns than they need, pay attention to the interview Jon Stewart had with Bob Costas the other night. Costas was on point about the "gun culture" surrounding athletes and others with the same priorities. Namely, if someone has a gun, that means everybody else needs to have eight so that will make them safer. F-ing ludicrous. It's 2013....not 1776, not 1812, not 1865, not 1917, not 1939, not 1945, not 1953, not 1972, and definitely not 2001. The gov't is not made up of the tyranny of evil men. Get out of your paranoid, pre-apocalyptic worlds and join this one to find common ground!! Seacrest....OUT!!!!
Again, the intelligence of the south rears it's insanely ugly and ignorant face again. Most of the people making posts here don't understand the whole point of his article. Maybe read the whole thing instead of just the title????
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