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re: Satanic Temple puts up display at Michigan Capital - Jimbeaux
[quote]jewish scholarship disagrees with you. they were there first and they are the ones responsible for writing the passages "Satan" as a concept is relatively new in thew hole Abrahamic religions. Hell, too[/quote] A rose by any other name......


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re: Satanic Temple puts up display at Michigan Capital - Jimbeaux
But at its fundamental base, what is religion? It's an ethos with mystalogical accoutrements. The rule of law is founded on an ethos. Our American rule of law is founded on western ethos which is enterwined with the judeo-christian ethos. I am sympathetic to those who want no religious symbols...


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re: Satanic Temple puts up display at Michigan Capital - Jimbeaux
[quote]again, i'm goign to sound like a broken record, but look at our societal indicators. violent crime, property crime, abortion, teen pregnancy, etc all going way down. lots of positive indicators (especially world wide) are going way up. [/quote] I agree, but it's missing the point. There a...


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re: Satanic Temple puts up display at Michigan Capital - Jimbeaux
The problem is that postmodernism is bent on cultural deconstruction. The problem with that, naturally, is that postmodernists do not have any regard for why the cultural construct was created in the first place. They have forgotten what true evil looks like when it is unleashed. It's like the ...


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re: Satanic Temple puts up display at Michigan Capital - Jimbeaux
Evangelical athiests are simply a type of postmodernists. We are in a strong postmodern period that looks to get worse before it gets better....


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re: Which is the worst parenting move? - Jimbeaux
[quote]It's illegal in alabama.[/quote] Yes I know. So unnecessary. So dumb....


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re: Which is the worst parenting move? - Jimbeaux
I'm so glad I live in South Louis iana where people aren't so freaked out about alcohol. What's the big deal about bringing kids into a liquor store? They aren't giving away free samples....


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re: What's the best advice anyone has given you regarding women? - Jimbeaux
Don't buy the same car twice....


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re: Give me one good reason why marijuana should be illegal while alcohol shouldn't - Jimbeaux
[quote][quote]quote:Researchers led by Professor David Nutt, a former chief drugs adviser to the British government, asked drug-harm experts to rank 20 drugs (legal and illegal) on 16 measures of harm to the user and to wider society, such as damage to health, drug dependency, economic costs and cri...


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re: Give me one good reason why marijuana should be illegal while alcohol shouldn't - Jimbeaux
Here's just some stuff from a quick search. [quote]Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. [b]When smoked, it begins to effect users almost immediately [/b] and can last for one to three hours. When it is eaten in food, such as baked in brownies and cookies, the eff...


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re: Give me one good reason why marijuana should be illegal while alcohol shouldn't - Jimbeaux
That chart is laughable. "Overall harm score"! Tres scientific! :lol:...


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re: Give me one good reason why marijuana should be illegal while alcohol shouldn't - Jimbeaux
[quote]For the reasons I stated earlier, I have to respectfully disagree.[/quote] You are correct, of course. Marijuana enthusiasts have gone overboard in vilifying alcohol as a way to get pot legalized. The arguments have some merit, and I think legalization should happen, but this notion ...


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re: Give me one good reason why marijuana should be illegal while alcohol shouldn't - Jimbeaux
There's not a reliable and inexpensive way to test for level of marijuana intoxication for driving purposes. I understand that they are working on this problem now. Intoxication effects of a small amount of alcohol is lower than for marijuana. Meaning that someone can have a beer or glass or ...


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re: Places around BR that you think you remember - Jimbeaux
[quote]the Bengal on Highland[/quote] Many many nights I spent in that bar. Oh, the stories! Our group of friends have a kind of short-hand nickname for so many memories in that place: "Devil with a Blue Dress", "The Night Renee Went Crazy", "The Dancing Skank", "Naked in the Rain"...


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re: Places around BR that you think you remember - Jimbeaux
[quote]quote:But I think it had a different name before "The Dragon" Taste of China. MY Grandmother loved that place.[/quote] It was a fancy steak restaurant before that, called Jack Sabin's. ...


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re: Places around BR that you think you remember - Jimbeaux
[quote]What about the Mill on Essen had pretty good sandwiches.[/quote] I liked The Mill. Kurt Holder and other solo guitar acts would play in there at night. It was nice. Didn't they brew their own beer, which was a bit of a new thing back then, especially for B.R....


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re: Places around BR that you think you remember - Jimbeaux
[quote]Does anyone remember a restaurant around LSU that had a tree growing in the middle of the building about 33-34 years ago? Ate there for LSU game as a kid.[/quote] You might be thinking about a place called "The Gumbo Shop". It was in that small two story shopping plaza behind Godfather's ...


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re: Places around BR that you think you remember - Jimbeaux
[quote]What about an old pizza/Italian place on the west side of Airline in the EKL area? What was its name?[/quote] Are you thinking about "Europe's"? That was a damn good Italian restaurant....


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re: Places around BR that you think you remember - Jimbeaux
[quote]Wasn't there a school on College somewhere as well (near the interstate, not Westdale Elementary).[/quote] Yea, it may have been Valley Park Elementary. It later housed some school board offices before it was demolished. I...


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re: Places around BR that you think you remember - Jimbeaux
Who remembers the bar on Highland Rd. downtown right by the bridge called Cypress Hollow? It's changed names many times since then, but I've been away from BR for years and I don't know what it's called now. We used to go there after school my senior year at CHS, back when the drinking age was 1...


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