| O-T Lounge|| re: How do you explain the origin of the various human races scientifically? - thetempleowl on 8/20/14 at 6:35 pm|
[quote]Hey, most of you guys may think it's crazy, but it's what I believe[/quote]
Honestly, I am in sort of awe of what you wrote.
[quote]and if you're a Christian who believes in the Bible, you'll understand why I feel this way.[/quote]
I would venture than many christians who believe i...
| Political Talk|| re: Here's the SCUM that Perry is being indicted over (SIAP) ....... - thetempleowl on 8/18/14 at 2:11 pm|
Well, I saw the original video of that woman and man, she was one drunk woman.
As far as everything else goes, it sounds as if Perry has the right to veto this thing.
If that is in fact the case, what is the argument? The reason why he vetoed it? Explain to me why this matters. He either ...
| Political Talk|| re: Video captures Ferguson eyewitness corroborating police version of events. - thetempleowl on 8/18/14 at 1:59 pm|
| Political Talk|| re: Rush Limbaugh Just Nailed the Ferguson Situation. - thetempleowl on 8/18/14 at 1:26 pm|
there are multiple non lethal ways to handle the situation. Taser. Baton.
But everything I have seen since this incident, paints the ferguson cops in a really bad light
a) botched the PR, omitting details that could have helped their cause. They sat on the name of the officer...
| Political Talk|| re: Who else has lost respect for CNN with their Ferguson coverage? - thetempleowl on 8/18/14 at 1:11 pm|
Funny. I have ear plugs the same color and shape as those......
| Political Talk|| re: Brown family autopsy results - thetempleowl on 8/18/14 at 11:44 am|
[quote]Those in the NYT included no wounds visible from the rear. None. Not a blemish. Today the drawings indicated one of the arm wounds was visible from the rear. That little alteration allows Ben Crump to continue to claim his witnesses were not lying.
It is stuff like this that upse...
| Political Talk|| re: Is it time to put recording devices on all police officers? - thetempleowl on 8/18/14 at 9:44 am|
Absolutely. It protects both ways.
It was found that cops who had these were involved in a large percentage less violent encounters.
And they would help in situations like this. They are not expensive and would do a large service to protect both the officer and the public.
| Political Talk|| re: Brown family autopsy results - thetempleowl on 8/18/14 at 9:39 am|
If true (CNN get things wrong as often as not), that could be Holder's ticket-to-ride for filing Civil Rights charges against Wilson. Doesn't mean Wilson is guilty obviously. But it would give Holder an opening.[/quote]
Only if he is trying to push an agenda rather than what is right. A...
| Political Talk|| re: Brown family autopsy results - thetempleowl on 8/18/14 at 9:35 am|
Not that this will surprise anyone, but this guy was freaking huge. The pictures that are shown of this guy most frequently are when he was about 10.
I know he was over six feet, but someone said six four and 290. Was he actually that freaking big?
Imagine if you had that running towards y...
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT runners: how do you overcome plateau's? - thetempleowl on 8/17/14 at 4:16 pm|
[quote]I have trouble extending my running distance. If I decide I'm going to run for distance, I can't get past my normal distance. Any suggestions?[/quote]
Best training techniques combine many different types of running.
Long slow running is but one aspect of running. Also include speedwor...
| Political Talk|| re: Lois Lerner emails found!!!! Well at least the one where she calls R's a-holes - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 6:46 pm|
[quote]You can bet that Camp, Issa, Gowdy, et al have staff members pouring over every one of the thousands of Lerner emails delivered to the committee... and THIS is the most incriminating stuff they can come up with?[/quote]
I have to agree with rex here. If that is the worst she said in email...
| Political Talk|| re: Anti vaccine movement now anti vitamin... - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 3:16 pm|
Jesus, do you guys read the linked article?
Vitamin K is an essential vitamin for coagulation of the blood. Now in infants, there is low transfer of vitamin k through the placenta and not much vitamin k usually in the breast milk.
As has been stated previously, kids don't eat flintstone vit...
| Political Talk|| Anti vaccine movement now anti vitamin... - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 1:14 pm|
Yes, Vitamin K, a vitamin important in coagulation now is being targeted by the idiots of the world.
Evidently parents are opting out of children getting a simple vita...
| Political Talk|| re: Louisiana republican flees interview... - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 12:57 pm|
[quote]The kind who think Rick Santorum, Palin or Bachmann would make top-tier Presidential candidates. [/quote]
Wow. Do some people actually believe that still?...
| Political Talk|| re: Louisiana republican flees interview... - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 12:56 pm|
[quote]So we can agree the headline is not altogether honest? As in a base lie.[/quote]
Actually she did flee the interview. She was having problems with any questions asked and they ended the interview because she was sinking fast.
[quote]"When she replied that it was a matter of some contro...
| Political Talk|| re: Louisiana republican flees interview... - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 8:44 am|
[quote]Compared to whom? Politicians as a whole are far better educated and more successful than the general population--especially at the statewide and national level. [/quote]
Many people don't know who our neighbors to the north and south of our country are.
I would like to think that our l...
| Political Talk|| re: Louisiana republican flees interview... - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 8:37 am|
[quote]In fact, I'd bet she's the least informed on issues, budgets, etc. out of all the candidates in the 6th Congressional race.[/quote]
Not surprised by that.
[quote]I'd still trust her to represent the taxpayers and manage our. money over a convicted and formerly incarcerated felon.[/quote...
| O-T Lounge|| re: When BBQing Goes Wrong - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 8:33 am|
I would agree that in this case, this is a non issue.
The people were breaking the law. They were asked to change their bbq to obey the law and they refused.
What do you want the cops to do when they ask people to obey the law and people refuse?...
| Political Talk|| re: The South has the highest percentage of adults in debt collection - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 8:27 am|
slow flo pros statement echo a thread I had started here a long time ago about whether people were poor were usually guilty of making poor decisions.
It is interesting that we see this chart and we see as he stated that many of these things overlap and as he stated that people who make poor decis...
| Political Talk|| re: Marriage Equality Argument - Pretty good point - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 8:24 am|
I watched the video. I saw a gay man who was unable to adjust his questions go against a very intelligent well prepared speaker.
It really wasn't a fair way to judge the discussion.
That video was just an example of how an intelligent, well prepared debater in the wrong can easily handle an...
| Political Talk|| Louisiana republican flees interview... - thetempleowl on 7/30/14 at 8:12 am|
[quote]A Republican congressional candidate fled her interview with a major election-forecasting group after being asked why she believed global warming was a hoax and whether President Barack Obama was bo...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is there any downside to drinking too much water? - thetempleowl on 7/27/14 at 12:20 pm|
Ever hear of hyponatremia?...
| Political Talk|| re: Faith in "Science" = "man made religion" (Evolution related) - thetempleowl on 7/25/14 at 10:27 am|
[quote]You want OBSERVABLE evolution?
Fine. The flu, bacteria, and viruses[/quote]
This. We see it all the time. Antibiotic resistance in bacteria is constantly happening as these bacteria evolve.
[quote]We observe it all the time.
The problem is you need to look at the concept of ...
| Political Talk|| re: Faith in "Science" = "man made religion" (Evolution related) - thetempleowl on 7/25/14 at 10:16 am|
[quote]Provide the scientific evidence that life evolved from non-life. [/quote]
That is not evolution. Do we need to explain this to you?
Idiots everywhere bring this up and just demonstrate that they don't understand the difference between evolution and abiogenesis....
| Tech Board|| re: "Microsoft has changed as a company" - thetempleowl on 7/24/14 at 1:24 pm|
Microsoft as a whole previously was in my mind a dying company not willing to adapt to a changing world.
However, they have had change at the top and then down. Their new ceo is more forward thinking and they have actively went out and gotten talent to fill in their technical positions.
| Political Talk|| re: Does anyone care that it took this piece of crap 2 hrs to die? - thetempleowl on 7/24/14 at 12:50 pm|
OK, I'm against the death penalty for numerous reasons. The two big ones are cost and can't ever correct a mistake.
The first is just straight true. It is less expensive to keep someone in jail for the rest of their lives than to kill them. This is due to the costs of all the legal proceedings...
| Political Talk|| re: University of Wisconsin calls for distribution of higher grades for minorities - thetempleowl on 7/20/14 at 5:41 pm|
[quote]What could be more racist that saying one group is so inferior that a system has to be devised to balance out the supposed imbalance. [/quote]
I actually agree with revelator here.
There are multitudes of problems with this idea. It will damage what all real black students do. If a ...
| Political Talk|| re: National Debate Championship winners - thetempleowl on 7/19/14 at 8:24 pm|
I remain at a loss for words. Debate used to show mental agility and quick thinking.
One used to argue both sides of a debate during the debate. And the judges would disregard the garbage that was thrown out there in this debate.
This does absolutely nothing to showcase any useful skill.
| Political Talk|| re: Should the Bloods be considered a terrorist organization? - thetempleowl on 7/19/14 at 3:54 pm|
Just be really careful before you start calling domestic groups terrorists.
This is the kind of legal creep the government loves. Calling something a terrorist organization gives the government lots more leeway to investigate.
The government wants nothing more than for its own citizens to s...
| Political Talk|| re: National Debate Championship winners - thetempleowl on 7/19/14 at 3:46 pm|
I seem to stand corrected. It seems to be a debate with many different colleges.
I seriously have no idea what is going on here. I am curious as to wtf the judges were thinking......