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re: Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity - Big Scrub TX
[quote] Pence doesn't strike me as particularly cunning, but power does odd things[/quote] You're right. I'll revise my statement to be "if he's impeached, Pence won't have been in the crowd objecting to the proceedings. He will very happily ride along with the republicans in Congress who are in ch...
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re: Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity - Big Scrub TX
[quote]Looks to me like they would dislike Pence far more than Trump. [/quote] Yeah, that seems obvious to me. And if Trump is ever impeached, I imagine it will have Pence's fingerprints all over it....
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re: Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity - Big Scrub TX
[quote] You'd better start praying for your boy, son.[/quote] I've said many times, I'm hoping Trump lasts his whole term. Pence is way worse....
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re: Republicans: do you support importing prescription drugs from other countries? - Big Scrub TX
[quote]purity standards[/quote] [i]Government-mandated[/i] purity standards? What are you, a communist?...
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re: Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity - Big Scrub TX
[quote]I've never figured out the Google get around [/quote] I just meant you could easily sign up for digital access paying like 99 cents....
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re: Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity - Big Scrub TX
[quote]What? [/quote] I'd like to believe that you certainly have the [i]ability[/i] to get past the paywall, but are simply choosing not to....
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re: Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity - Big Scrub TX
[quote]Can't get past paywall [/quote] I think you meant "won't"....
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re: Abortion does not lower crime - Big Scrub TX
[quote]And that could be a legit factor as well. No one is saying the drop in crime was due to a single factor. [/quote] It almost certainly wasn't. But the signs are pointing to lead being the predominant one. Video games and internet porn have helped as well....
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re: Abortion does not lower crime - Big Scrub TX
[link=(http://www.nber.org/papers/w13097)]LINK[/link][link=(http://pic.plover.com/Nevin/Nevin2007.pdf)]LINK[/link][link=(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160412012000566)]LINK[/link]...
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Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity - Big Scrub TX
[link=(https://www.wsj.com/articles/mike-flynn-offers-to-testify-in-exchange-for-immunity-1490912959)]Here we go[/link]...
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re: Are Trump Supporters OK with Russian Influence? - Big Scrub TX
[quote]We do. Show it to us. So far you have none.[/quote] Influence or no, if they exact same fact pattern held for a democrat re Russia, it would be perpetual melt....
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re: John McCain and Mike Enzi Reintroduce The COINS Act To Kill The Penny and Move To $1 Coin - Big Scrub TX
[quote] It would just give people more incentive to use their debit/credit card for purchases instead of carrying around a bunch of coins.[/quote] Yes, and?...
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re: Abortion does not lower crime - Big Scrub TX
[quote]all because of increased urbanization [/quote] source? [quote]Right . . . your point being? [/quote] The point is obvious. It's easy to come up with variables supposedly tied to the decline in crime...much harder to have any that tie to both the rise and decline. [quote]maybe . . . it probab...
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re: Abortion does not lower crime - Big Scrub TX
[quote]You people try to connect dots to crackpot reasons like "leaded gasoline" and then call Alex jones crazy for suggesting that you use a water filter[/quote] wut...
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re: Abortion does not lower crime - Big Scrub TX
[quote] The fall off in crime in the early 1990's was due to the decline of the crack epidemic.[/quote] Bull shite. The rise in crime extended back decades prior to the 1980's - and it was in many countries around the world. The only explanation that ties together all of the facts was the rise of lea...
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re: Wide-ranging, eye-opening interview with Brandon Harris - Big Scrub TX
Good kid and I wish him well. The nitpicks you guys have on here are pertaining to a 20 year old kid. If every kid in this country were of his quality, we'd all live in a better place....
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re: 50 years ago tonight...the plane crash into the NOLA Airport Hilton - Big Scrub TX
[quote]Air travel in the 60s sounds like it SUCKED. Just a ho hum 68 "persons" dying only 3 years ago in another plane crash.[/quote] Basically right in line with the message that everything is better than the "good ol' days". ...
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re: Pence cast deciding vote on Abortion funding - Big Scrub TX
[quote]Taxpayers should not pay for abortion nor birth control. You play, YOU pay.[/quote] Sounds great as a slogan, but it's still US who pay, so might as well go for the money-savings method of investing in condoms. ...
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re: Beck: 34% of murder convictions in Ca./Fla./NY/Az. are ILLEGALS - Big Scrub TX
[quote]Yeah, cities like El Paso, San Diego and San Antonio are pretty safe relative to the national average for big urban areas. [/quote] I believe El Paso is literally the safest city over 500K people in North America....
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re: Realistically, what are the odds Trump lasts the whole term? - Big Scrub TX
[quote]It is also famously more complex than any half assed community organizing outfit so what is your point? [/quote] wut The simple point is, inside the TO, he says what he wants and he gets what he wants - pronto. Couldn't be more opposite wrt to the Presidency and Congress....
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