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by bookelly » Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:02 am
by jerryroche » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:41 am
by justmebd » Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:26 am
by Govbarney » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:07 am
Modern Whigs are neither Conservative nor Liberal and do not wish to be confined to the traditional left-right political spectrum. In fact, in a purely historical or classic context, we can be considered Conservative Liberals.
by HoodooMan » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:17 am
Govbarney wrote:I used to consider myself a Republican , but became disenfranchised
by Sea Foam Green » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:25 am
by motherscratcher » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:33 am
Sea Foam Green wrote:So if I understand correctly, you want the U.S. to lead the way on a subject they lead the way on 20 years ago, in a manner that won't help anybody, anywhere?I'm upset they even spent time voting on it, not about the outcome.
by Cerebral_DownTime » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:02 pm
by bookelly » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:42 pm
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:"Evolution, embryology, and the Big Bang Theory are all lies from the pit of hell"- From a Congressmen who sits on the Science & Technology committee. He then proceeds to prattle on about Young Earth bullshit in what appears to be Peek's wet dream of deer slaughter.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2oRs4hMA30
by bookelly » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:47 pm
by dmiles » Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:37 am
by Ziner » Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:52 am
by dmiles » Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:51 am
by bookelly » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:11 am
dmiles wrote:If this was a Treaty, doesn't that imply 2/3 of the Senate?Boo, if we already have this with ADA, why do we need to go along with anything from the UN? My concern would be if there is any kind of international registry for the handicapped or if there was any kind of UN oversight over anyone or anything in the US. This doesn't seem like something that should be in a treaty.
by dmiles » Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:12 am
by bookelly » Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:16 am
dmiles wrote:Do you hold the UN at the same level of suspicion that many of us do? Also who cares if Bush signed it? Why should that matter to me? Those people are way more comfy with the international group-think than I care for (meaning all the damn Bushes). Again I'll poke around but why does this have to be a treaty? Are they slipping some BS symbolic shit through now as a trial-run so that they can circumvent the US Constitution later on? Why was this done during a lame duck session with very little public debate?I still go back to this, we have the ADA, what the fuck do we need to sign a treaty for? I'd say to Costa Rica, "hey we passed the ADA, call us up if you need some consultants, we've conducted all the lessons learned reviews, and can now recommend how to really be efficient in your roll-out (for a fee). "
by bookelly » Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:20 am
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by dmiles » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:14 am
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