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re: RIOT ALERT: Jury unwilling to convict Slager in Walter Scott shooting - BigJim
OK so it's a hung jury. So there can be another trial....
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re: RIOT ALERT: Jury unwilling to convict Slager in Walter Scott shooting - BigJim
[quote]I agreed with you until recently. A Canadian citizen slowed down & enhanced the video attempting to prove the cop dropped a weapon near the body. Instead, his video convinced him that the cop was actually picking up/tossing down so,whine else. Maybe the taser? Icr - watched it several months ...
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re: Trump May Appoint Dem To Cabinet And Give The GOP An Extra Senate Seat - BigJim
[quote]Secretary of Go Sit Over There in the Corner[/quote] OK literally LOL :lol:...
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re: FL man fatally shoots home intruder while on phone with 911: they're in my house - BigJim
[quote]and have now been charged with the murder of their compatriot. [/quote] Wow, that's a new one. Back in my day the owner would have been sued by the family of the deceased. ...
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re: Foster Campbell says the system is rigged - BigJim
[quote]No, he comes off as a simpleton in his latest radio ad because that's what his pandering arse wants to come off as. I almost threw up when I heard that latest ad. Dude went to Vanderbilt, UVA Law, and graduated first in his class at Oxford. Act like it. [/quote] This. Still better...
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re: French Man Sentenced to Two Years In Prison for Visiting Pro-ISIS Sites - BigJim
[quote]This week’s conviction is the latest handed down under a controversial law that criminalizes the “habitual” consultation of websites that promote terrorism. [/quote] frick that. Any freedom loving American should be repulsed by that. The French have some kooky ideas....
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re: I'm at an intellectual crossroad (Free Trade) - BigJim
Stopping free trade because it creates some losers in the economy makes as much sense as stopping technological innovation because it might put some people out of work. Get back on the wagon....
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re: Tomi Lahren visits the Daily Show - BigJim
[quote]If the presence of a tv audience who disagrees with you makes you feel at a disadvantage, it is because you aren't capable of defending yourself very well. [/quote] That is an incredibly convenient position for you to have since all of these shows have liberal audiences. A hostile audie...
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re: corporate welfare vs socialism - BigJim
Conversations like these are dumb unless you can define "corporate welfare."...
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re: Well I lasted 3 weeks at Democratic Underground - BigJim
[quote]Just to be fair that's equally true on both sides of the aisle.[/quote] It's true of both sides, but it is not [b]equally [/b]true....
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re: Breaking: Trump and Carrier reach deal to keep 1,000 jobs in Indiana - BigJim
[quote]Look for other companies to now plot a removal of Trump with their capitalists on Wall Street. [/quote] Starting now? Maybe you were sleeping during the whole anti-trump movement and the support wall street maven Clinton got. I think now is when Wall Street realizes they lost and st...
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re: DNC Chair Candidate Keith Ellison Once Called For Separate Country for Black Ame - BigJim
[quote]Ellison’s writings while a student at the University of Minnesota law school[/quote] In 1990. I am willing to hear his explanation on how he has evolved since writing for a school paper. And Republicans should not dismiss him so easily. Being blinded by petty stuff like this (He's a...
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re: What other offensive acts of speech should cause my citizenship to be revoked? - BigJim
Being a gullible toad? :dunno: ...
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re: Bannon's Worldview from 2014 talk - interesting - BigJim
Wow, that was a fascinating read. I really don't know that much about Bannon. This was very informative. ...
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re: So, about that whole outrage at Hamilton. - BigJim
See, Trump even makes Hamilton great again! He helps all the people!...
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re: Time to end state tax free treatment of government employee retirements - BigJim
[quote]Wait every doctor I know tells me that reimbursement for Medicare/Medicaid is less than cost. [/quote] Generally that is more Medicaid, HOWEVER for long-term care Medicaid is really the only game in town, minus a few wealthy folks who private pay. Put another way. You think all those d...
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re: Time to end state tax free treatment of government employee retirements - BigJim
[quote]You're wrong, they often have other income that's not financed from tax revenues. [/quote] But for the salary they earn from being a state worker, you think they should not pay income tax??? You know 'cause paperwork. ...
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re: Time to end state tax free treatment of government employee retirements - BigJim
[quote]So, people's income, that comes from state taxes, should be susceptible to a state tax? [/quote] You are better than this. So by your logic, state employees should not pay state income tax? This is just dumb. [quote]First, these people signed up for this years ago. It would be wrong...
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re: Time to end state tax free treatment of government employee retirements - BigJim
[quote]But why? Why do states want retirees, who are not productive and don't contribute to the workforce, to move to a state? Is the additional sales tax they generate (when they are not traveling outside the state) worth the many perks they get?[/quote] I used to think that too, but it actu...
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