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re: Shrubs that Grow In Shade?? Help! - Turbeauxdog
I've got Turks cap and dwarf Texas palmetto in my shaded beds, seem to do well. Both native to the region....


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re: Texas isn’t just leading the nation in job growth—it’s doing it more equitably, - Turbeauxdog
[quote]Bill Clinton balanced the budge[/quote] A) you have to be kidding me if you are trying to give Clinton credit for the 2000 budget B) the last time the budget was balanced was 1969....


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re: When will plural marriage be acceptable in the United States? - Turbeauxdog
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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]No, it's not. If you'd like to provide some kind legal support for this contention then please proceed. I don't really care for your personal opinion on the matter. [/quote] Here's the question I posed to FP. Is that statement: Exonerating Neutral Incriminating Let's see how ho...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]A proclamation of innocence, biographical info, etc. can be given and the ordinary witness who has been subpoenaed to appear may stop short in their testimony and invoke the Fifth Amendment as long as they have not testified to incriminating facts. [/quote] Testifying to her authority and ...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]You've provided exactly zero legal authority so far in this thread. Do you know what legal authority is? [/quote] I argued, effectively, the standard you presented. Did she incriminate herself? Obviously she did. [quote]This is about as close as you came to any analysis. And your opinio...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]testifying to incriminating facts she can "stop short" in her testimony and invoke the Fifth Amendment. No one has yet provided any authority that Hoag doesn't apply here. [/quote] I did. Several times....


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]You're disingenuous if you claim you KNOW the answer when even some of the brightest legal minds in the country disagree.[/quote] I know the answer. You are correct that I don't know what the presiding buffoon in a silk bathrobe is going to talk himself into....


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]No, the standard is still incriminating v. not incriminating. Way to let the sarcasm blow right past you to try and make a point.[/quote] So we agree she incriminated herself....


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]I think you are thinking way too hard about this. If I tell a grand jury that I am the CEO of a company where one of it's employees committed stock fraud, and I say I did nothing wrong, I don't think that sounds very incriminating, do you? I may be wrong, but it's not as black and white as ...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
Let me make it simple for you. Her statement that she directed the organization accused of the crimes and is responsible for all employees that committed the crime is which of the following: Incriminating Neutral Exonerating...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]Someone to cite a single fricking source, caselaw, statute, precedent, ANYTHING, showing that the statements she made were in fact "incriminating" within the meaning of the law.[/quote] Her own statement is the source. So now I need case law to acknowledge that a person who puts herself at...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]Are you still at it this morning? I thought you'd given up last night when you can cite no authority for your position.[/quote] The OP has already been dismissed due to the fact Lerner did in fact incriminate herself. What more do you want?...


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re: Fox News' lies and distortions about food stamps - Turbeauxdog
[quote]The food stamp system isn't perfect and is subject to abuse (like most government programs), but if it helps those who are in need then the abuse is worth it. [/quote] The cost that concerns me is not the food, it's the dependence. We create cycles of such dependence and lifestyles of such...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]Now you're just speculating. [/quote] That is not speculation. Her position provides her that opportunity. She has testified that she is responsible for her employees actions. [quote]Assuming someone else in the organization committed a crime and she had nothing to do with it other than...


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re: Aston Martin's new ad for pre-owned cars VERY NSFW - Turbeauxdog
[quote]And fake too apparently. Bet Aston Martin wishes they had really come up with it [/quote] I would hope Aston Martin wouldn't release an ad with Pre Owned incorrectly spelled....


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]That's biographical information and in no way incriminating about anything. [/quote] How so? Does her position as being responsible for the employees not provide her the opportunity to commit the crimes? [quote]What crimes again?[/quote] So are you saying its impossible to incrimina...


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re: Fox News' lies and distortions about food stamps - Turbeauxdog
[quote]WSJ[/quote] Lol wut?...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
[quote]Where is the criminating statement? [/quote] I already outlined how she incriminated herself. ETA Just so you can't say I didn't try. [quote][b]I moved to the IRS to work in the Exempt Organizations office, in 2006, I was promoted to be the Director of that office. Exempt Organi...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
That's not the entire statement ...


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re: Regarding Lois Lerner's proclamation of innocence and the Fifth Amendment - Turbeauxdog
The problem is that she did offer incriminating testimony. Her statement included much more than just the denial. She testified she oversaw and was in charge of the organization that targeted conservative groups. That is incriminating evidence as it establishes her opportunity to commit the ac...


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re: Lois Lerner to appear before committee 9:30 ET - Turbeauxdog
What's going to happen when she pleads the fifth again? Are they prepared to do anything?...


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re: Disney to pull Boy Scouts funding by 2015 over policy banning gay leaders - Turbeauxdog
Will be interesting to see if there is a chikfilean backlash. I could see conservative middle America being a large part of Disneys customer base. ...


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re: In New Orleans it is legal to pay a woman to dance in your lap, but a crime to p - Turbeauxdog
[quote]twerking is free at the Gold Mine?[/quote] If a girl is brave enough to put her hands on the floor of that bar, more power to her....


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re: In New Orleans it is legal to pay a woman to dance in your lap, but a crime to p - Turbeauxdog
Sorry this is hurting your social life. In seriousness this sounds like a vestige of the past that was never revoked because no one has any interest in paying a nice lady for a fox trot when you can grind on a college girl at the gold mine for free....


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re: Gay activists have met their match with Muslim barbers. - Turbeauxdog
[quote]Well there are a lot of people on here incapable of seeing anything outside themselves or at least their own point of view so i'm not surprised that I have to say that type of thing frequently. It's disappointing sure but not unexpected. [/quote] So is it reading comprehension deficiency o...


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re: Gay activists have met their match with Muslim barbers. - Turbeauxdog
[quote]just because you struggle to comprehend my train of thought doesn't mean others are also equally disadvantaged.[/quote] It's funny, you use this or a similar pejorative every time someone questions one of your incoherent nuggets of tripe. ...


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re: Gay activists have met their match with Muslim barbers. - Turbeauxdog
[quote]you do realize that this exact same argument was used for women and blacks as well, right? It's an incredibly weak argument and any such group, which may or may not exist, will be accepted be society at some point or they won't. You're simply trying to deflect the issue.[/quote] I can't te...


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re: Gay activists have met their match with Muslim barbers. - Turbeauxdog
[quote]discrimination under the guise of "freedom[/quote] Interesting. Which is a better example of freedom? A) owner of a restaurant tells a gay man he is not welcome in his establishment B) government officials with guns force owner of restaurant to prepare meal for gay man I'll ha...


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re: What is the driving force behind the fiscal liberal mindset? - Turbeauxdog
[quote] However, I have retired parents and do not want to see them homeless with no social security, medicare, Medicaid. [/quote] And there is your emotions and irrationalities getting in the way of an informed opinion. You do not have the credibility to claim a worthwhile opinion because of ...


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