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Old 12-28-2017   #5446 (permalink)
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yeah, well....pilots are stupid! (sorry, got nothing)






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yeah, well....pilots are stupid! (sorry, got nothing)

Sorry, but, that was established WAYYYY back when Daedalus flew too close to the sun!
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Sorry, but, that was established WAYYYY back when Daedalus flew too close to the sun!
That is hot.
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Sorry, but, that was established WAYYYY back when Daedalus flew too close to the sun!
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That is hot.
"Waxing" nostalgic!
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Someone mentioned today in another thread how Newsweek has turned into a rag...


no kidding!! They found the ark (again ).

Bible: Explorers Claim They've Discovered Noah's Ark From Book of Genesis
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Someone mentioned today in another thread how Newsweek has turned into a rag...


no kidding!! They found the ark (again ).

Bible: Explorers Claim They've Discovered Noah's Ark From Book of Genesis
I have had used books that I sold for more than the entire Newsweek operation. I believe it sold for $1US. Some rich guy must have wanted his own magazine and looked for the cheapest one he could acquire.
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I have had used books that I sold for more than the entire Newsweek operation. I believe it sold for $1US.
That is beside the point, what do you think about the ark?
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Religion, when it is done correctly, is beautful That is the case more often than not but this story is a wonderful example of forgiveness.


Fort Smith Mosque Forgives Its Vandal, Paying His Debts

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In October of 2016, the Masjid Al Salam in Fort Smith was vandalized. But over one year later, the man behind the act, Abraham Davis, receives his ticket to freedom from the people he hurt the most.

"It shouldn't be hanging over him for the rest of his life," President of Al Salam Louay Nassri said.

October of 2016 Swastika's etched in spray paint and the words "go home" covered the front of the Masjid Al Salam.

The mosque security cameras caught the man behind the act.

"We knew this person did a bad thing and there has to be consequences for their actions," Nassri said. "But we didn't have any ill feelings towards anybody."

Abraham Davis' felony charge consisted of community service and a hefty fine.

A task Davis might not have been able to complete on his own.

"We heard that he was having financial problems," Nassri said. "Now if you don't pay your fine, that's an automatic six years in jail. Well, we didn't want him to go to jail for six years."
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A good story.

But also - he cant pay his fine if he is in jail. Lets face it, very little reform happens in a jail cell. (education is the key here)
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WALSH: Celebrate The Down Syndrome Gerber Baby. Then Remember We Exterminate Babies Like Him.

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A beautiful little child named Lucas was just named the 2018 Gerber baby. Lucas has Down syndrome. This is the first time Gerber has selected a child with the condition, and people are very excited about it, and for good reason.

Personally, I'm thrilled for Lucas and his family, and I doubt there was a baby more deserving of this honor in the whole country (besides my own baby). Still I feel a certain level of discomfort, not with Lucas, but with the way people are reacting to the news. That is to say, everyone is reacting positively and with great enthusiasm. This would be a very good thing, if not for the fact that a certain large percentage of those applauding Gerber today still support the violent and systematic slaughter of children just like Lucas.

We seem to always want it both ways as a culture. We want to feel good about a Gerber baby with Downs, but we don't want to actually make the sacrifice and take the step required to protect babies with Downs from being exterminated. Imagine if some baby food company in Germany had selected a Jewish child as their "Gerber baby" in 1941, and even the Nazi sympathizers gushed about how warm and fuzzy it made them feel inside. One would be justified — even, I think, morally obliged — to remind those folks that it's not warmth and fuzziness they ought to be feeling; it's guilt.

If you support abortion, you are part of the reason why the population of Lucases in America has decreased by at least 30 percent in recent years, while in some parts of Europe it has been almost entirely eradicated. Again: you cannot have it both ways. You cannot tell me that Lucas deserves to be the Gerber baby but he doesn't necessarily deserve to be alive. That position is morally insane, and you should not be allowed to hold it without being harshly and consistently challenged.

Pick a side: either these wonderful Down syndrome children or the industry that butchers them. The fence is far too high and the gap far too wide to straddle. It's one or the other. And it should probably be mentioned here that Gerber itself — at least its sister company, Gerber life — doesn't even fully believe in the value and dignity of Down syndrome babies. Many parents have come forward explaining that their children were declined insurance coverage because they have the disability. So it appears that there's quite a bit of hypocrisy to go around.

None of this takes anything away from Lucas, of course. Indeed, my goal is to help everyone see that there is another honor, another title, we should bestow on him. He's not just a Gerber baby. He is a human being. And it's about time that we really start treating him like it.
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WALSH: Celebrate The Down Syndrome Gerber Baby. Then Remember We Exterminate Babies Like Him.

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Good for Gerber
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He'd have never made it as the Gerber baby in Iceland. They kill them.
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He'd have never made it as the Gerber baby in Iceland. They kill them.
This can't possibly be true, can it?

EDIT: Ahh, aborted, nearly 100% of them. How awful.
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About Down's Syndrome folks.

My first career was in the field of services to people with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. I worked with lots of adults who had Downs. Mercy's link called them all wonderful people. Some of them were and some were not, just like people who did not have Downs Syndrome. Do not romanticize them all. I think that is dehumanizing and does not reflect reality.

There were many who became good friends, some I would not like to be friends with, but they were welcome in all of our programs.

Nonetheless, parents have the absolute right to genetic counseling and to make their own decisions, based on the laws of wherever they live, to choose to terminate such pregnancies.

That is all I gotta say about it.
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