Originally Posted by AuH20
Just had to blog this to keep it out of the memory hole
Nobody else thinks this has to happen? What happens when Ron passes away? We need to be more proactive abut our own fates.
Originally Posted by sevin
I like to read fiction as often as nonfiction, and I'm always looking for more good books to read. It's entertaining and enlightening. I noticed there wasn't a thread strictly for fiction, both modern and classic, so here it is.
Try and post fiction that at least has something to do with economics/politics/war etc. since most of us here are interested in those subjects. Thus, something by Ayn Rand or maybe Tom Clancy, but probably nothing by James Patterson or Daniel Steele. Please
Originally Posted by fisharmor
Well, it seems to me like you and Bill are the only two who don't understand.
Couples do not have rights. Individuals have rights.
He's not splitting hairs. He knows what you mean.
The terminology of rights has been corrupt for decades. We use the correct terminology and ask that you do the same.
The gay marriage issue is not an issue of rights.
It is an issue of privilege.
Married straight people have privileges conferred to them by the state.
Originally Posted by acptulsa
And even though this is absolutely true, still the Constitution has absolutely not absolutely failed us. Still the document frustrates the powerful and unscrupulous. Still they propagandize against it as outdated or somehow inadequate to a new world full of scary terrorism, depending on which side they're attacking it from. Still it prevents them from implementing the kind of police state they would like to have.
You look at it and you see something that is frayed