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Support For Tougher Gun Laws Fades, Poll Finds

Support For Tougher Gun Laws Fades, Poll Finds

Commented Dec 10, 2013 at 12:05:10 in Politics

“I support fully the second amendment which clearly specifies it being well regulated. Well regulated for today, not a flint lock era.”

memconmaj on Dec 10, 2013 at 12:25:05

“Back then well regulated ment that everybody should have a fully functional firearm of modern design, aka assault rifle. The flintlock was the most advanced weapon of the era. Much better ,faster and more accurate than the matchlock of previous years. Freedom. It's what sets this country apart from the others and is why so many people want to come here to live.”

xds45 on Dec 10, 2013 at 12:20:46

“Since their were NO GUN REGULATIONS at the time of the writing of the Constitution we can go BACK to that!”

RED66 on Dec 10, 2013 at 12:08:08

“Maybe you should read it before commenting.”

DanInLA on Dec 10, 2013 at 12:08:00

“Just like "welfare", the word "regulated" doesn't mean the same thing today that it meant 200 years ago.”

My Glasses Wont Stay On on Dec 10, 2013 at 12:06:38

“Well-regulated in the Constitution does not mean what you think it does.”

phoenix182 on Dec 10, 2013 at 12:06:09

“Well regulated meant practiced, or well trained.

Also, if you think to infer temporal restrictions on our rights then the 1st amendment can only apply to quill and parchment.”
The Rent Is Too Damn High, In 1 Chart

The Rent Is Too Damn High, In 1 Chart

Commented Dec 9, 2013 at 14:16:24 in Business

“The wage is too damn low.

Wonder if the chart makers tried comparing what this would look like if wages had kept pace either with inflation or with the increase in productivity / corporate profits since 1960.”
Largely White Audience Turns Out To Hear Rand Paul Speak At African-American Outreach Event

Largely White Audience Turns Out To Hear Rand Paul Speak At African-American Outreach Event

Commented Dec 9, 2013 at 13:55:02 in Politics

“I have wondered about how that voter restriction / outreach conundrum would work out....”

MysticMichael on Dec 9, 2013 at 14:17:53

“Oh hey, the GOP is right down with the black community...as long as black people remember "their place", and don't show up at the voting booth.”
NSA And CIA Spied In 'World Of Warcraft' And Other Online Games

NSA And CIA Spied In 'World Of Warcraft' And Other Online Games

Commented Dec 9, 2013 at 10:14:08 in Technology

“yep. local police departments without enough $, local schools without enough $, if only we could pay everybody less, everything would be better.....”
NSA And CIA Spied In 'World Of Warcraft' And Other Online Games

NSA And CIA Spied In 'World Of Warcraft' And Other Online Games

Commented Dec 9, 2013 at 10:01:51 in Technology

“Not absurd, lucrative.”
Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal

Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal

Commented Dec 8, 2013 at 22:32:04 in Politics

““Only after the last tree has been cut down.
Only after the last river has been poisoned.
Only after the last fish has been caught.
Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.”

― Cree Indian Prophecy”
John Boehner Says The GOP Should Be More 'Sensitive' To Women, Support Gay Candidates

John Boehner Says The GOP Should Be More 'Sensitive' To Women, Support Gay Candidates

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 16:59:39 in Politics

“Good for them, there must be binders full of women they could talk to to learn about women.”
Here's Why Fast Food Workers Are Striking This Week

Here's Why Fast Food Workers Are Striking This Week

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 13:30:10 in Business

“Sadly, I agree. What gives me some hope is that for the first time in 30 yrs, slack wages are leading to demonstrations in the street, and talk everywhere else. I think wages will go up soon, I really do.”
Here's Why Fast Food Workers Are Striking This Week

Here's Why Fast Food Workers Are Striking This Week

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 09:05:58 in Business

“We need to value Americans. Right now many are treated as expendable chaff.”

BiGuy58 on Dec 5, 2013 at 09:21:52

“The country is eating itself from the inside out. The social fabric of this nation has completely broken down. It is a cash grab by the 1% and everyman for himself for the rest of us. This will not end well.”
Here's Why Fast Food Workers Are Striking This Week

Here's Why Fast Food Workers Are Striking This Week

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 09:02:56 in Business

“Subsidize me!”
We Should Start Tipping America's Super-Broke Fast Food Workers

We Should Start Tipping America's Super-Broke Fast Food Workers

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 09:00:43 in Business

“No kidding, mcd's would keep the cash and not report it anyway, leaving broke employee still broke.”
Kane County Morgue Freezer -- Purchased From A Jimmy Johns -- Failed With 2 Bodies Still Inside

Kane County Morgue Freezer -- Purchased From A Jimmy Johns -- Failed With 2 Bodies Still Inside

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 00:00:09 in Chicago

“Meanwhile.....

"The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday."

Anyone else see a slight imbalance here?”
Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Moms Demand Action Releases Devastating Ad Timed To Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

Commented Dec 4, 2013 at 23:28:02 in Parents

“A ban on guns would have done it.”
Black Friday Spending Falls Despite Record Crowds

Black Friday Spending Falls Despite Record Crowds

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 23:48:35 in Business

“Hmmm, raise the wage on your own workers and see if that helps.”
House Only Working 8 More Days This Year [UPDATE]

House Only Working 8 More Days This Year [UPDATE]

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 11:17:01 in Politics

“Or $200 per hour vs the average $18.90 per hour. Stunning incompetence and theft.”

VoteClinton2016 on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:26:28

“Sedition in a time of war in my opinion.”
House Only Working 8 More Days This Year [UPDATE]

House Only Working 8 More Days This Year [UPDATE]

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 11:10:25 in Politics

“Not true, but Republicans are so much more successful at it.”
House Only Working 8 More Days This Year [UPDATE]

House Only Working 8 More Days This Year [UPDATE]

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 11:08:10 in Politics

“American takers: House Republicans”
House Only Working 8 More Days This Year [UPDATE]

House Only Working 8 More Days This Year [UPDATE]

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 11:06:49 in Politics

“What do you think about this? Are you registered to vote? You could be:

http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Voting/Register.shtml
Basically Everyone Wants To Expand Preschool Options Now... Except For One Group Of People

Basically Everyone Wants To Expand Preschool Options Now... Except For One Group Of People

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 10:59:15 in Politics

“So fire them. Not kidding. Register to vote as though your life depended on it;

http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Voting/Register.shtml

theocrat on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:27:51

“That's the only way to fix the mess.”
Basically Everyone Wants To Expand Preschool Options Now... Except For One Group Of People

Basically Everyone Wants To Expand Preschool Options Now... Except For One Group Of People

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 10:57:46 in Politics

“So one of the pillars of American greatness, what made possible decades of innovation and improved health and quality of life, liberating millions upon millions of people to have the rudimentary skills to make something of themselves is to you a bad thing? Marx would have an easier time convincing uneducated people, by the way.”
GOP Claims Racism Is Over In Misguided Rosa Parks Tribute (UPDATED)

GOP Claims Racism Is Over In Misguided Rosa Parks Tribute (UPDATED)

Commented Dec 1, 2013 at 15:15:10 in Politics

“What are you objecting to? Rosa Parks and Dr. King spoke out loud and clear about the devastating effects of racism. Did they have the last word on the issue? Is it over, so let's all get over it and now we don't have to bother with that any more? I don't understand your post at all, but if I read your first line again, you are saying racism exists and will always exist.”
Walmart Wage Protest Leads To Arrest Of Man Dressed Like Santa

Walmart Wage Protest Leads To Arrest Of Man Dressed Like Santa

Commented Nov 30, 2013 at 16:46:53 in Business

“Not true Scott, but that doesn't bother you does it.”
Walmart Wage Protest Leads To Arrest Of Man Dressed Like Santa

Walmart Wage Protest Leads To Arrest Of Man Dressed Like Santa

Commented Nov 30, 2013 at 16:46:07 in Business

“Poverty is the number one impact on education outcomes. You find it easy to blame teachers, but they will never be able to overcome the stress and dysfunction of poverty. Pay these working families some of the massive profits they produce.”
Russell Brand: Rupert Murdoch 'Animatronic Al-Qaida Recruitment Poster'

Russell Brand: Rupert Murdoch 'Animatronic Al-Qaida Recruitment Poster'

Commented Nov 30, 2013 at 16:19:59 in Media

“so true, we all do! I say cut the ties to cable and mainstream news outlets, they have let us down for decades. There are plenty of dedicated news sources, and they need and deserve our support - support with an $

Democracy Now, The Nation, The Atlantic Monthly, Rolling Stone, PBS come to mind, and non-bellicose radio too believe it or not.”
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