[Originally posted here, at my personal blog].
Between covering electoral politics on several blogs, getting active in the Republican Party, and attending an extremely liberal and politically active college, one question appears often: who do you support for President?
That question came up again while I was watching the last presidential primary debate. I was surrounded by friends of numerous political varieties, and we went around a circle explaining our candidate
The question often arises, "is there a media conspiracy against Ron Paul"? Conspiracy is a loaded term, often used as an ad hominem attack to discredit people, so perhaps it is better to take a common sense approach, and focus more on human nature, and less on terminology.
Political entertainers such as Jon Stewart on The Daily Show have made compelling cases that the treatment of Ron Paul is less than fair and balanced. Jon Stewart's commentary on the Iowa Straw Poll results,
Originally Posted by BrendanWenzel
Was talking to a few people about what we did in California in 2008 and felt like maybe we could use some of these techniques when we start picking up on the canvassing part of the campaign.
One of the most important things we stressed was having good notes. What issues were most important to that person? Are they a supporter, possible supporter or are they definitely not voting for our guy? We kept meticulous notes on almost everything. Mainly because we walked these houses about
[QUOTE=jmdrake;3540216]But as an enforcing agency (the state) you [b]could[/b] say "Fine. You two entered that contract. But I'm not going to enforce it." Two people can sign a contract stating that one will be the perpetual slave of the other. That contract is just [b]not enforceable[/b].
Sorry, but I'm not letting you off the hook. It's a hypothetical question. So you [b]can[/b] just "make up some rule". Either that or you can simply admit
[QUOTE=jmdrake;3539549]What exactly are "outsiders"? Is Nashville "outside" the state of Tennessee? If the answer to that is "no" then the state of Tennessee having a constitution that bars the city of Nashville from passing stupid laws that negatively effect minorities isn't something happening by an "outsider".
Now as to your point about restrictive covenants, should the dead be able to forever control the land of the living? If some