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BlueGrits replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2 hours ago

Re: Thanksgiving (dark meat)

"The Puritan Gift" is an interesting - and compelling - book about the history of corporations in the United States. Why, then, "Puritan"?

The book describes how this country was first explored and settled courtesy of [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:50 PM

Re: WOW, really just WOW

Yeah, because it's a well known fact that parents are pretty much omniscient regarding where their teen children are, who they're with, and what they're doing. Paging Ripley.....

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:46 PM

Re: Required reading for some here

When the facts didn't back their narrative, they dismissed the facts and retreated into paranoid suspicion of the legal system.


It's not paranoid to face the facts: local DAs have very strong ties to local police depts and, as a [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:37 PM

Re: Poll: Funny, Racist, Honest or All of the above?

I'm going with "weird".

Tue Nov 25

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:32 PM

Re: Who said this?

willy: There is no way to know if Brown is armed, you then wound a guy who might have a gun to later take you out with. If you are going to shoot to protect yourself you shoot to eliminate any further risk.

Funny how large shopping [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:24 PM

Re: Racism and the "afraid for my life"

goofnoff: Actually, no legal system ever devised is perfect. Absolute truth is only theoretical. The best we can do is what was done with the grand jury. The truth is we'll never know the truth. But trying to make a martyr out of a punk like Brown [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:32 AM

Re: Officer Wilson did his job

This just in:

Issa wants at least eight more investigations of the Ferguson shooting.

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:48 AM

Racism and the "afraid for my life" defense

Surprisingly, this argument only seems to work for *some* people...

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:45 AM

Re: Help me out here?

Brown robbed a store and later punched a cop, winding up dead. If I owned the store Brown would never have gotten to the cop.

If it would have saved you killing a man, I would have paid you the two or three dollars myself.

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:39 AM

Ferguson Facts

"What we know about what happened in Ferguson"
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Mon Nov 24

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:24 PM

Re: Once again, the taxpayers foot the bill

Yeah, all that time and money wasted on Benghazi was really something. Glad to see you're finally getting onboard.

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:12 PM

Conflict of Interest

Can a local DA who constantly works with local police and relies on their cooperation ever fully and objectively prosecute one of them?

Shouldn't states instead refer those cases to the state DA to provide at least some level of insulation [more]

Sun Nov 23

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:24 PM

Re: When Europeans Were Slaves

"One of the things that both the public and many scholars have tended to take as given is that slavery was always racial in nature – that only blacks have been slaves. But that is not true," Davis said. "We cannot think of slavery [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:37 PM

Cruz Boxes Himself In

Cruz doesn't like Holder, but Holder's staying in place until a new AG is confirmed (which Cruz vows to block).

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:23 PM

More GOP Fun in MS

Legislative Initiative #46 [excerpts for brevity]:


(I.) The State of Mississippi hereby acknowledges the fact of her identity as a principally Christian and quintessentially Southern state.... accordingly, the Holy Bible is
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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:10 PM

Re: Coming to a neighborhood near your home soon

Fortunately - and unlike you - I don't live in some part of Kenya.

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:08 PM

Re: Republican Plan to Destroy Obamacare

YOUR air base is obviously waste and must be sacrificed to rein in gov't spending while MINE is critical to national defense and should not just continue but be expanded.

See, it's not that they're against the Affordable Care Act, [more]

Sat Nov 22

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:15 PM

Re: No big deal or is it?

If guilty, I hope he gets the sentence he deserves.

As to your somewhat odd points:

TX Governor-Elect Abbott and GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney both hung around with Ted Nugent, a fact with seems to have escaped you. As a [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:18 PM

Tea Party as the New Confederacy

Yet another author looks at the link between the two....

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:25 PM

Re: Bomb Plot?

KKK has been threatening as well.

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