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Has anyone seen this (if its not Kosher to THR please remove)

Discussion in 'Activism' started by John4me05, Jan 9, 2008.

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  1. John4me05

    John4me05 Well-Known Member

    "If we ever forget that we're One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under." Ronald Reagan
    "A good man is alot like bad whiskey, you can't keep either of them down long!" (my Pop 1984)

    Good for him!!!
    Surprised CBS let him get away with this even though he's right

    Right on, Andy Rooney !

    Andy Rooney said on '60 Minutes' a while weeks back:

    I don't think being a minority makes you a victim of anything except numbers.. The only things I can think of that are truly discriminatory are things like the United Negro College Fund, Jet Magazine, Black Entertainment Television, and Miss Black America. Try to have things like the United Caucasian College Fund, Cloud Magazine, White Entertainment Television, or Miss White America; and see what happens...Jesse Jackson will be knocking down your door.

    Guns do not make you a killer. I think killing makes you a killer. You can kill someone with a baseball bat or a car, but no one is trying to ban you from driving to the ball game.

    I believe they are called the Boy Scouts for a reason, which is why there are no girls allowed. Girls belong in the Girl Scouts! ARE YOU LISTENING MARTHA BURKE ?

    I think that if you feel homosexuality is wrong, it is not a phobia, it is an opinion.

    I have the right 'NOT' to be tolerant of others because they are different, weird, or tick me off.

    When 70% of the people who get arrested are black, in cities where 70% of the population is black, that is not racial profiling; it is the Law of Probability.

    I believe that if you are selling me a milkshake, a pack of cigarettes, a newspaper or a hotel room, you must do it in English! As a matter of fact, if you want to be an American citizen, you should have to speak English!

    My father and grandfather and peers didn't die in vain so you can leave the countries you were born in to come over and disrespect ours.

    I think the police should have every right to shoot you if you threaten them after they tell you to stop. If you can't understand the word 'freeze' or 'stop' in English, see the above lines.

    I don't think just because you were not born in this country, you are qualified for any special loan programs, government sponsored bank loans or tax breaks, etc., so you can open a hotel, coffee shop, trinket store, or any other business.

    We did not go to the aid of certain foreign countries and risk our lives in wars to defend their freedoms, so that decades later they could come over here and tell us our constitution is a living document; and open to their interpretations.

    I don't hate the rich and I don't pity the poor

    I know pro wrestling is fake, but so are movies and television. That doesn't stop you from watching them.

    I think Bill Gates has every right to keep every penny he made and continue to make more. If it ticks you off, go and invent the next operating system that's better, and put your name on the building.

    It doesn't take a whole village to raise a child right, but it does take a parent to stand up to the kid; and smack their little behinds when necessary, and say 'NO!'

    I think tattoos and piercing are fine if you want them, but please don't pretend they are a political statement. And, please, stay home until that new lip ring heals. I don't want to look at your ugly infected mouth as you serve me French fries!

    I am sick of 'Political Correctness.' I know a lot of black people, and not a single one of them was born in Africa ; so how can they be 'African-Americans'? Besides, Africa is a continent. I don't go around saying I am a European-American because my great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather was from Europe. I am proud to be from America and nowhere else

    And if you don't like my point of view, tough...

    I was asked to send this on if I agree or delete if I don't. It is said that 86% of Americans believe in God. Therefore I have a very hard time understanding why there is such a problem in having 'In God We Trust' on our money and having 'God' in the Pledge of Allegiance. Why don't we just tell the 14% to BE QUIET!!!
  2. k-frame

    k-frame Well-Known Member

  3. james_bond

    james_bond Well-Known Member

    Looks all good to me John4me05.

    I give it a big +1.
  4. 41magsnub

    41magsnub Well-Known Member

    As one of the 14% I don't care about those things mentioned because I understand the historical context (rational thinking vs blind belief), but bring up prayer in school or public funding for anything religious and watch me go off.

    and.. no, Andy Rooney didn't say any of that.
  5. sammoh

    sammoh Well-Known Member

    I agree with just about all of it. Whether Andy Rooney said it or not, whether it sounds racist, it doesn't matter. I agree, and I'm asian.
  6. John4me05

    John4me05 Well-Known Member


    I didnt write it and dunno who "said it" but i thought it had some good points of view and thought maybe some others would like read it...
  7. bogie

    bogie Well-Known Member

    yawn - now if people would just put the effort into contacting your local businesses after they get scared into putting up "no guns" signs that they put into this crap...
  8. mgregg85

    mgregg85 Well-Known Member

    'Why should "under god" be removed from the pledge of alliegiance?'

    Because it has no place there in the original version of the pledge. It was added in 1954 thanks to the efforts of ministers and the knights of columbus.

    There is nothing wrong with your personal beliefs, but they have no place in our government. What if someone wanted to put "under allah" in the pledge? or "under vishnu" or something of the sort? You cannot pick and choose what religion to support and having "under god" in the pledge acts to promote one form of religion over others.

    I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
  9. RP88

    RP88 Well-Known Member

    someone tell this to the gun haters, pro-lifers, and every other person who takes an extreme stance against a right
  10. mgregg85

    mgregg85 Well-Known Member

    I meant personal religious beliefs but yeah sure.
  11. Larry Ashcraft

    Larry Ashcraft Moderator Staff Member

    And this has what to do with activism?
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