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Forum: Politics 10-08-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jonathan
http://shutdowncost.com/

http://shutdowncost.com/
Forum: Politics 10-01-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jonathan
To emphasize the crazy, they want these things in...

To emphasize the crazy, they want these things in exchange for letting the government be open for six weeks, or approximately a month and a half.
Forum: Spooky News 09-16-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Jonathan
Stupid over-reaction. How is this any worse than...

Stupid over-reaction. How is this any worse than silly crap like Class of 1999 or The Faculty or any other movie where teens are fighting aliens or robots or robot aliens? Should everybody boycott...
Forum: Politics 09-16-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,371
Posted By Jonathan
How much of...

How much of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post%E2%80%93World_War_II_economic_expansion can be explained by off-shored exploitation?

It looks like a fairly solid refutation that economic growth in...
Forum: Spooky News 09-04-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jonathan
It's a convenient excuse that happens to be true

It's a convenient excuse that happens to be true
Forum: Whining 08-28-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,554
Posted By Jonathan
They probably had that BS absinthe where they...

They probably had that BS absinthe where they ignite the sugar. That doesn't even count.
Forum: Whining 08-22-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8,668
Views: 474,546
Posted By Jonathan
I was exploited by Capital.

I was exploited by Capital.
Forum: Spooky News 08-07-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By Jonathan
Speculation, sure but sanctimonious I don't...

Speculation, sure but sanctimonious I don't really agree with. I would have thought my post made it clear that I wasn't suggesting you having an easy go of things, in fact I commended you for making...
Forum: General 08-06-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
Actually, medium term return to home - was away...

Actually, medium term return to home - was away on a work assignment that recently ended.

Southern California is a strange place. It should be a paradise, but people have absolutely ruined the...
Forum: Spooky News 08-06-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By Jonathan
Do you think it is reasonable for human beings to...

Do you think it is reasonable for human beings to be required to work not one, not two, but three jobs, without having secure dwelling space, access to health care, transportation, or communication...
Forum: Spooky News 08-06-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By Jonathan
The checkbook with a ledger is just showing you...

The checkbook with a ledger is just showing you numbers. It doesn't have agency in determining your wages or working conditions. This could be read as a justification for McD's and the like to...
Forum: General 08-06-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
I step outside, look in 360 degrees, and do not...

I step outside, look in 360 degrees, and do not see a single palm tree.
This has made my day.
Forum: Spooky News 08-05-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By Jonathan
Student loan payments were conspicuously absent...

Student loan payments were conspicuously absent from this budget.
More than a decade after the fact they are finally manageable but for the longest time those fuckers were absolutely crippling.
...
Forum: General 07-23-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,671
Posted By Jonathan
The administration gives no fucks, they are...

The administration gives no fucks, they are sucking up ad money as it trickles in; people are still showing up, who cares.
Forum: General 07-21-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,671
Posted By Jonathan
I've offered to help too. Happy to do my part,...

I've offered to help too. Happy to do my part, gnet.
Forum: Spooky News 07-18-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
That is a hell of a lot more damning than the...

That is a hell of a lot more damning than the case the thread was made for seems to be. However you get there, a struggle with someone on top of you can rationally lead to a bad out come. Two cars...
Forum: Spooky News 07-17-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
holy crap, 'news' sites churning out articles...

holy crap, 'news' sites churning out articles about this while slathered in advertisements are profiting from every click, link, and comment. Yeah, juror ___ was a jerk, but isn't this pretty much...
Forum: Spooky News 07-16-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
Her attempt at using the jury sequestration as a...

Her attempt at using the jury sequestration as a face saving rationalization was particularly transparent, but at least one publishing house made a good decision.
Forum: Spooky News 07-16-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By Jonathan
It is worth noting that this budget assumes a 40...

It is worth noting that this budget assumes a 40 hour work week at McDonald's, before figuring in the time expenditure for a second job. This is essentially assuming close to 80 hours of labor to...
Forum: Spooky News 07-16-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
Good! I'd love to see some variation of the Son...

Good! I'd love to see some variation of the Son of Sam law that applied to all parties involved in a court case.
Forum: Spooky News 07-16-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
Aw shucks.

Aw shucks.
Forum: Spooky News 07-15-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
When you have the moral high ground of social...

When you have the moral high ground of social justice outrage, you don't need any of that nonsense.
Forum: Spooky News 07-15-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
You should apologize for calling Judas' post...

You should apologize for calling Judas' post bullshit.

From Saya's link:

"Zimmerman told police that after disappearing behind the houses, Martin came back toward the street, circled...
Forum: Spooky News 07-15-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
It's a given that any high profile trial will...

It's a given that any high profile trial will result in juror book deals, see Casey Anthony, Scott Peterson, etc, etc, etc. It's an industry.
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
Last paragraph first, where do you even get this?...

Last paragraph first, where do you even get this? I'm not commandeering anything, I'm not preventing people from grieving, and it's got nothing to do with my colourblindness (which for some reason...
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
Every white juror who has acquitted, which they...

Every white juror who has acquitted, which they are required to do if there is reasonable doubt, any white person in a court for the death of a black person is a racist.

You are ridiculous.
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
Zimmerman: the subtle kind of racist. You know,...

Zimmerman: the subtle kind of racist. You know, the ones that kill black kids.
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/04/05/1104528...

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/04/05/11045284-in-police-calls-zimmerman-mentioned-race-only-when-asked?lite

"Zimmerman mentioned race only when the dispatcher asked him to specify"

Let me...
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
The confrontation didn't start on the ground...

The confrontation didn't start on the ground though - Zimmerman made the decision to follow Treyvon long before the two were face to face. In the audio from Zimmerman's call, he couldn't even...
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
It was at night and Treyvon was wearing a hoodie....

It was at night and Treyvon was wearing a hoodie. How do you determine hair or eye color? Treyvon was a victim of opportunity, anyone else in that place and time would have very likely suffered the...
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
That movie was already made...

That movie was already made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3W0AnCAZsg
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
What do you think contributed more to Treyvon's...

What do you think contributed more to Treyvon's death? His being black, or Zimmerman's Observe and Report fantasies?
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
Maybe crazy people shouldn't have guns after all.

Maybe crazy people shouldn't have guns after all.
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
Except that's not supposed to be the bar. It...

Except that's not supposed to be the bar. It isn't just "I felt threatened", or else anybody who says "hi" on an elevator can expect to get blown away.

It has to be a situation in which there's a...
Forum: Spooky News 07-14-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,930
Posted By Jonathan
I bet no small part of that is due to uninformed...

I bet no small part of that is due to uninformed jury. Apparently they requested information about one of the charges (manslaughter) and were blown off by the judge. I'm sure that makes reaching an...
Forum: General 07-10-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
I'm rather pleased with how this came out ...

I'm rather pleased with how this came out
http://i.imgur.com/qOWrD8d.jpg
Forum: General 07-03-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
It starting to seem like the combination of...

It starting to seem like the combination of sounds I've had haunting me might actually not be completely derivative and I have the makings of a song on my hands.
Forum: Whining 06-29-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8,668
Views: 474,546
Posted By Jonathan
Is anyone other than Zimmerman actually for...

Is anyone other than Zimmerman actually for Zimmerman?

...

Wearing the shirt I got from the Peter Murphy secret cover tour and was unironically asked if it was Sheldon Cooper.
Forum: General 06-27-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Just because a character or the narrator in a...

Just because a character or the narrator in a story states something, doesn't mean it has any relevance whatsoever outside of the book.
Forum: Spooky News 06-25-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,841
Posted By Jonathan
Who the fuck is Dicky Dorkins?

Who the fuck is Dicky Dorkins?
Forum: General 06-20-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
Not being in Japan. It is glorious.

Not being in Japan. It is glorious.
Forum: Whining 06-15-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8,668
Views: 474,546
Posted By Jonathan
Tokyo is straight up bullshit, I never should...

Tokyo is straight up bullshit, I never should have left Kyoto. Fuck all 13.23(+\-) million people here except Ryoka-San.
Forum: Spooky News 06-05-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Jonathan
It was a little more complicated than that, if...

It was a little more complicated than that, if you are referring to Monsanto Canada Inc. v. Schmeiser. This is one of those very misunderstood lawsuits, like the McDonalds Coffee thing.

"Thus a...
Forum: Spooky News 06-01-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Jonathan
Unlike every single other publicly traded...

Unlike every single other publicly traded company...
Forum: Spooky News 05-27-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Jonathan
Are they a purer evil than Blackwater or XE or...

Are they a purer evil than Blackwater or XE or whatever they are presently called? I dislike the two about evenly, although I'm leaning more towards being anti war merc.
Forum: General 05-20-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 314,881
Posted By Jonathan
http://i.imgur.com/r9Ctb.gif

http://i.imgur.com/r9Ctb.gif
Forum: General 05-20-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 314,881
Posted By Jonathan
Dude they need feminism because their sense of...

Dude they need feminism because their sense of self-worth is apparently challenged by an 8 year old at a race. Have some freaking compassion you damn patriarch
Forum: Fashion 04-26-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,758
Posted By Jonathan
Sometimes. ...

Sometimes.
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mJe3Ws6VsMo/TyJ0V_kPfLI/AAAAAAAALU8/ajUtbb43pZo/s1600/brian_molko.jpg

Not always.
http://cdn.overclock.net/2/22/22d95780_JuSw-Pat.jpeg
Forum: Spooky News 04-23-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jonathan
"Wrote" more likely than "spoke". I'm not an...

"Wrote" more likely than "spoke".

I'm not an Islamic scholar, but I like to believe that murdering and maiming people is against the religion. Much like murdering and maiming people is against...
Forum: Spooky News 04-23-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jonathan
"Preliminary interviews with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...

"Preliminary interviews with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev indicate the two brothers fit the classification of self-radicalized jihadists, the source said. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, wounded and held in a Boston...
Forum: Spooky News 04-20-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jonathan
I don't follow - this is pretty clearly an act of...

I don't follow - this is pretty clearly an act of terrorism, particularly the whole violence targeting / disregarding the safety of non-combatants (ie people at a frigging race). Is it politically...
Forum: Spooky News 04-19-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jonathan
Seeing more and more sources stating the suspect...

Seeing more and more sources stating the suspect is wounded, and in custody. Not nearly wounded enough, but at least with this one there's a chance of maybe learning something.
Forum: Whining 03-15-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8,668
Views: 474,546
Posted By Jonathan
Dead to the last man. O_o I kid. It got...

Dead to the last man. O_o

I kid. It got them a lot further than the Bonus Army ever got. Those poor fuckers just wanted to get paid for their service.
...
Forum: Whining 03-14-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8,668
Views: 474,546
Posted By Jonathan
Yep that will end well ART. 94. MUTINY OR...

Yep that will end well

ART. 94. MUTINY OR SEDITION

(a) Any person subject to this chapter who--

(1) with intent to usurp or override lawful military authority, refuses, in concert with...
Forum: General 03-14-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
Because bigoted people are incapable of realizing...

Because bigoted people are incapable of realizing other people aren't as bigoted as they are, therefore they can't accept that you are willing to treat people on an individual basis, but that you are...
Forum: General 03-12-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
You should feel guilty about things that happened...

You should feel guilty about things that happened before you were born and in a different place, TR.

Political cancer is metastasizing throughout the rest of the forum. It's looking terminal.
Forum: Whining 03-05-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Jonathan
Oh whatever, it was perfectly clear that...

Oh whatever, it was perfectly clear that Lady_Ligeia wasn't picking out any particular group of people, she was wondering why individuals, who do not suffer from a disorder of neural development...
Forum: General 02-21-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
Ancient priests, calling down the fire of heaven...

Ancient priests, calling down the fire of heaven itself upon bulls bred for holy sacrifice, could not make a steak that compares to what I have created.
Forum: Whining 02-21-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Jonathan
A guy just posted to the gothic.net facebook...

A guy just posted to the gothic.net facebook group yesterday that his attempts to register were giving him "Sorry, registration has been disabled by the administrator."

It's pretty awesome that...
Forum: Music 02-21-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20,626
Views: 2,097,995
Posted By Jonathan
This. Over and over. I cannot stop. ...

This. Over and over. I cannot stop.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-h1fYhuM8AA
Forum: General 02-16-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Of course she is a human being. Does that...

Of course she is a human being.

Does that mean, since you didn't use MY fucking name and addressed me in terms of my gender that you're trying to deny my personhood?

Can you see how fucking...
Forum: General 02-16-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Uh, I haven't done that here or in any other...

Uh, I haven't done that here or in any other thread where you accused me of it. Is this one of the pre-recorded sayings that happens when your string gets pulled? It's boring. I tried asking you...
Forum: General 02-15-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
No, I'm trying to contribute to a thread that...

No, I'm trying to contribute to a thread that isn't about racism or located in the Political section of this forum, despite your feverish attempt to collapse everything into a singularity of whining.
Forum: General 02-15-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
This has nothing whatsoever to do with the...

This has nothing whatsoever to do with the thread. Why are you insisting on being disruptive to the conversation to push your agenda? Would you please consider not doing that?



It is possible...
Forum: General 02-14-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Yes it is! Are white felons allowed to vote in...

Yes it is! Are white felons allowed to vote in Alabama? Their disenfranchisement is not race based, it is based on their status as having been convicted of a felony. I'd like to see people who...
Forum: General 02-14-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
John Adams didn't own any slaves, and he was able...

John Adams didn't own any slaves, and he was able to somehow have an opinion. Oppression is an arbitrary concept anyway. There are people who view the concept of any social contract at all as...
Forum: General 02-14-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
When unsubstantiated beliefs are the foundation...

When unsubstantiated beliefs are the foundation of actions that actively work to the detriment of society, for example informing (and I use that term loosely) their voting decisions, they are working...
Forum: Spooky News 02-13-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By Jonathan
This is definitely true. I was telling a friend...

This is definitely true. I was telling a friend of mine, reading the manifesto there were points I could see myself nodding along to, but the willingness to resort to violence - not just against the...
Forum: Spooky News 02-12-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By Jonathan
some highlights from ...

some highlights from
http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/74083017/fatherhood-by-conscription-nonconsensual-insemination-duty-child-support

"Specifically, the courts' justification that...
Forum: Spooky News 02-12-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By Jonathan
No, the kid should not starve to death. That is...

No, the kid should not starve to death. That is a stupid and heartless thing to say.
Forum: Spooky News 02-12-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By Jonathan
He could have also not dated a psycho. ...

He could have also not dated a psycho. Apparently there are flaws in that nearly half the women who responded to that dailymail poll would lie or otherwise go to astonishing lengths to conceive from...
Forum: Spooky News 02-12-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By Jonathan
Except he was worried about the consequences, and...

Except he was worried about the consequences, and made what any reasonable human being would consider to be safe decisions.

Would you only extend female reproductive rights up to the moment of...
Forum: Spooky News 02-12-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By Jonathan
It all began when Dr. Sharon Irons (an internist)...

It all began when Dr. Sharon Irons (an internist) and Dr. Richard Phillips (a family practitioner) began dating in January 1999. Dr. Irons led Dr. Phillips to believe she was divorced and within a...
Forum: General 02-12-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
If the kingdom doesn't exist, wouldn't that...

If the kingdom doesn't exist, wouldn't that rather definitively place it in the "mythology" category alongside the Grecco-Roman, Egyptian, and other dead religions?

It isn't a matter of "bringing...
Forum: General 02-11-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Right on. There's definitely problems in there,...

Right on. There's definitely problems in there, particularly over how awesome it is to smash babies against rocks. Whether bats count as the kind of bird you can eat or not is a lesser concern for...
Forum: General 02-11-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Having gone to a religious school and somehow...

Having gone to a religious school and somehow managing to get less than 100% score on every Bible verse memorization test or quiz, I can personally attest that there is nothing magically preventing...
Forum: General 02-11-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Astronomy textbooks from before 2006 refer to our...

Astronomy textbooks from before 2006 refer to our solar system as having 9 planets *eyeroll*

;-)
Forum: General 02-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Yet another translation error. Was the...

Yet another translation error.

Was the original language listing types of birds, or types of flying things?

Of course this does pretty much shoot the "infallibility of scripture" idea in the...
Forum: General 02-09-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Jonathan
In order of preference, I'm sure it goes...

In order of preference, I'm sure it goes something like:

Never needed to happen at all
Subdued non-violently
Violently subdued, nobody died.
Violently subdued, people die.

It would be really...
Forum: Politics 02-09-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,105
Posted By Jonathan
Is this equivalent to believing particular acts...

Is this equivalent to believing particular acts "don't count"? Seems like both are ways of de-emphasizing or otherwise belittling rather personal and potentially meaningful encounters.
Forum: General 02-08-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Jonathan
Yeah, "Mcbride is now being held at Community...

Yeah, "Mcbride is now being held at Community Regional Medical Center on attempted murder charges.

His bail is set at $1 million."

http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/local&id=8978498
Forum: General 02-08-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Jonathan
In all seriousness, it should be obvious to...

In all seriousness, it should be obvious to everyone that the kid-******, dude-crushing, woman-smothering individual is not literally Jesus. An infinitely more likely case is that he is a...
Forum: Spooky News 02-08-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Jonathan
I'll show you around

I'll show you around
Forum: Spooky News 02-07-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Jonathan
Stop living near terrorists!

Stop living near terrorists!
Forum: Spooky News 02-07-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By Jonathan
vigilante ex-cop

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/07/christopher-dorner-manhunt-los-angeles_n_2638023.html
http://www.scribd.com/doc/124382446/Christopher-Dorner-s-Manifesto

It's pretty intense. Taken at...
Forum: Spooky News 02-07-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Jonathan
Just don't be someone who could possibly do...

Just don't be someone who could possibly do something or associate with anyone else who could possibly do something in any way, and you have nothing to be concerned about.
Forum: General 02-06-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Jonathan
I think the dude is great. I'm a little worried...

I think the dude is great. I'm a little worried about what consequences there might be for him having hatchet-clobbered Jesus, but then again the last time someone did him in there wasn't much of a...
Forum: Spooky News 02-06-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Jonathan
Don't worry, it only applies to people posing an...

Don't worry, it only applies to people posing an imminent threat.

"The condition that an operational leader present an 'imminent' threat of violent attack against the United States does not...
Forum: Spooky News 01-31-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Jonathan
Hospital fuck up, from the sound of it nurses...

Hospital fuck up, from the sound of it nurses thought they were ok if they simply changed the needle tip on insulin pens from patient to patient instead of getting an entirely new apparatus. Off the...
Forum: Politics 01-25-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,509
Posted By Jonathan
How about "they"? It has the benefit of not...

How about "they"? It has the benefit of not being gibberish.
Forum: Politics 01-21-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By Jonathan
Worst Political Meme Thread

Who doesn't love political memes?

I've seen some really terrible things thanks to the magic of social media.

While I guess you could make up your very own for the sole purpose of this thread,...
Forum: General 01-19-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
Peruvian food. Never had it, popped in to a...

Peruvian food. Never had it, popped in to a place I'd driven by and was absolutely floored. I'd just about given up on restaurants around here, but these guys have their acts together.
Forum: Politics 01-17-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jonathan
Because sharing private messages is in poor...

Because sharing private messages is in poor taste.

People passing around your information or whatever is in poor taste, haranguing you over unrelated forum posts and getting uninvolved parties...
Forum: Whining 01-17-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8,668
Views: 474,546
Posted By Jonathan
..and no, you shouldn't have to use it. "I...

..and no, you shouldn't have to use it.

"I don't wanna talk about this anymore" is where well adjusted people go "Oh ok, peace" instead of being obnoxious.

But it's there if you need it.
Forum: Politics 01-17-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jonathan
Miss Ape and I disagree on some stuff, but what...

Miss Ape and I disagree on some stuff, but what you did here is not cool.

I know it's too much to ask for, but I wish this forum could grow up and leave the bullshit antagonistic trolling out.
...
Forum: Whining 01-17-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8,668
Views: 474,546
Posted By Jonathan
http://www.gothic.net/boards/faq.php?faq=vb3_board...

http://www.gothic.net/boards/faq.php?faq=vb3_board_usage#faq_vb3_troublesome_users

Dealing with Troublesome Users

Can I block posts, emails and messages from specific users?

If there are...
Forum: Politics 01-17-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
I guess. People are just supposed to have...

I guess.

People are just supposed to have certain rights because they are people, regardless of where they happened to be born or who they happened to be born to.

Interestingly enough, I don't...
Forum: Politics 01-16-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
"He also announced 23 steps he intends to take...

"He also announced 23 steps he intends to take immediately without congressional approval. These include improvements in the existing system for background checks, lifting the ban on federal research...
Forum: Spooky News 01-15-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jonathan
Spengler is to blame for his actions. He...

Spengler is to blame for his actions. He formulated and executed them. He did it, it's his fault.

Now, here is a guy who clubbed his nana like a baby seal, who then 30 years later sets a fire to...
Forum: Spooky News 01-15-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jonathan
I can hardly be assed to stay invested in one...

I can hardly be assed to stay invested in one account in this wasteland.

No. Deadman is someone who is not me. I am the only me there is.
Forum: Spooky News 01-15-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jonathan
But it is impossible to prove to this forum's...

But it is impossible to prove to this forum's satisfaction that his beating his grandmother to death, or his setting the fire and subsequent murders were related to his malfunctioning brain. He just...
Forum: Spooky News 01-15-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jonathan
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/fireb...

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/firebug_charged_apartment_murder_U51Ft88jFPoYHpB2cDIYnN

You know, sometimes people just try to burn down entire buildings in the hopes of killing...
Forum: Spooky News 01-14-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jonathan
So get whatever version of a restraining order...

So get whatever version of a restraining order applies, if the stupid internet bullshit he said meets the threshold for it. That's a reasonable action to take if you're actually worried about real...
Forum: Spooky News 01-13-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jonathan
Social Justice: Blackmail division. This fucking...

Social Justice: Blackmail division. This fucking rabbit hole just keeps giving and giving.
Forum: Politics 01-13-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,595
Posted By Jonathan
Well, it's now the future. Despite seeing...

Well, it's now the future. Despite seeing countless conservative memes about how bad the tax hikes will be, my first paycheck of the month is up about 50 cents. Hardly the punch in the face some...
Forum: Spooky News 01-13-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jonathan
'A socially just society is defined by its...

'A socially just society is defined by its advocates and practioners as being based on the principles of equality and solidarity; this pedagogy also maintains that the socially just society both...
Forum: Politics 01-13-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By Jonathan
Not buying this. ...

Not buying this.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db76.htm
"From 1988–1994 through 2005–2008, the rate of antidepressant use in the United States among all ages increased nearly 400%"
...
Forum: Spooky News 01-13-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jonathan
It's reprehensible.

It's reprehensible.
Forum: Spooky News 01-13-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jonathan
Deadman, even though I think you are a little...

Deadman, even though I think you are a little silly certain subjects and have had a laugh or two at your expense, being told to kill yourself for having an opinion is the crown jewel of "social...
Forum: Spooky News 01-08-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By Jonathan
"Tell me something: if the State is willing to...

"Tell me something: if the State is willing to secretly collude with Wall Street, to such an extent that it's on record that they're either allowing to happen or planning themselves, the...
Forum: Spooky News 01-08-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By Jonathan
Yeah, sadly it is kind of a facepalm sort of...

Yeah, sadly it is kind of a facepalm sort of thing.
www.thebaffler.com/past/to_the_precinct_station - Frank does a better job of rolling his eyes at the self-importance than I can.
...
Forum: Spooky News 01-08-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By Jonathan
There was also...

There was also http://www.gothic.net/boards/showthread.php?t=31300, but this one's title is a lot more salacious.

Conspiracies were unnecessary, Occupy seems to be doomed to be irrelevant as...
Forum: Spooky News 01-05-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,479
Posted By Jonathan
There's no reference to race in this thread prior...

There's no reference to race in this thread prior to Saya's contribution, which I can only assume is a response to my quote from good doctor Charles Raison.
...
Forum: Spooky News 01-05-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,479
Posted By Jonathan
No one here has said that.

No one here has said that.
Forum: Spooky News 01-04-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,479
Posted By Jonathan
"Mass murder is just about as rare in people with...

"Mass murder is just about as rare in people with brain damage as in people without brain damage.

Note that I said "just about." In fact, organic brain damage can be a cause of mass violence....
Forum: Politics 01-04-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Did you or AshleyO become moderators recently?

Did you or AshleyO become moderators recently?
Forum: Politics 01-04-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
That mother needs to stop blaming her mentally...

That mother needs to stop blaming her mentally ill child's unpredictable and irrational violent outbursts on his mental illness! To say nothing about the unscrupulous medical professionals involved...
Forum: Spooky News 01-04-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,479
Posted By Jonathan
Is that the one where a guy who had a traumatic...

Is that the one where a guy who had a traumatic brain injury went off base and killed a bunch of people?
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Sure thing!

Sure thing!
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
I'm not pouting, I'm basking in the warm glow of...

I'm not pouting, I'm basking in the warm glow of social justice now that I've come to accept that my initial position of wanting to keep guns away from crazy people was wrong.
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
But the public and police may have members who...

But the public and police may have members who suffer from mental illnesses, and they should not be deprived of their right to own firearms. The military, too. That's ableism, AshleyO. For shame. ...
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
No it's cool now, I'm in support of crazy people...

No it's cool now, I'm in support of crazy people being able to get all the guns they want, whenever they want them.

I'm thinking about starting a PAC to do away with discriminating against people...
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Oh ok everyone has ASD. Cool. Guns for everyone.

Oh ok everyone has ASD. Cool. Guns for everyone.
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
No you have successfully changed my mind. I...

No you have successfully changed my mind. I realized I was wrong, now I'm all for crazy people having guns. Arm the insane.
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
This got silly well before page 12. I wish you...

This got silly well before page 12. I wish you the very best in your quest to ensure individuals suffering from mental illnesses in all their various forms enjoy the right to own and operate...
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
A paranoid delusion is the fixed, false belief...

A paranoid delusion is the fixed, false belief that one is being harmed or persecuted by a particular person or group of people. Paranoid delusions are known technically as a “persecutory delusion."...
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
A person suffering from Acute Stress Disorder, by...

A person suffering from Acute Stress Disorder, by way of one example, may suffer from symptoms of

a subjective sense of numbing, detachment, or absence of emotional responsiveness, A reduction in...
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Mental breakdown, not clinical terminology so it...

Mental breakdown, not clinical terminology so it doesn't exist.
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Saya, what makes you think a questionnaire is the...

Saya, what makes you think a questionnaire is the only possible form of mental health screening? It could easily take the form of extended counciling / therapy. Maybe involving multiple...
Forum: Politics 01-02-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Did you know there is a difference between...

Did you know there is a difference between someone having the capacity for violence, and actually presenting a credible threat of doing so?



I expect them to own and use them in a responsible,...
Forum: Politics 01-01-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Except I am not saying everyone who happens to...

Except I am not saying everyone who happens to have some form of mental illness is batshit crazy. I just don't think someone who poses a danger to themselves or others should be allowed to complete...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Insane doesn't mean disagreement though. It's...

Insane doesn't mean disagreement though. It's use in that context is incorrect. In the context of someone experiencing a psychological dysfunction, it is non-specific but not incorrect.
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
No actually it does, see it refers to severe...

No actually it does, see it refers to severe mental illness and madness as the quote from the good people of Merriam-Webster attests.

Insanity, craziness or madness is a spectrum of behaviors...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Wait I'm losing track, was your complaint that I...

Wait I'm losing track, was your complaint that I didn't know what the word meant, or that the word was bad?
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Or that they murdered so many people, it's insane.

Or that they murdered so many people, it's insane.
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
inĚsane /inˈsān/ Adjective In a...

inĚsane
/inˈsān/
Adjective

In a state of mind that prevents normal perception, behavior, or social interaction; seriously mentally ill.
(of an action or quality) Characterized or...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
I was just starting to wonder if anyone was ever...

I was just starting to wonder if anyone was ever actually insane.

Emperor Nero - just faking it.
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Marshall Applewhite followed his belief set to...

Marshall Applewhite followed his belief set to it's logical conclusion, along with 38 others. All sane of course. What's not sane about believing you are an alien and need to kill yourself in order...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Who's the spokesperson for white people telling...

Who's the spokesperson for white people telling you what we as a homogenous bloc think or care about? I'd like to register a formal complaint with his office for misrepresentation, since this is...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
No, it's a response to the bullshit stupid bad...

No, it's a response to the bullshit stupid bad dumb argument that "privileged people don't care about people who aren't privileged". God what an infuriatingly terrible belief. Leaving aside of...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Privileged family...

Privileged family http://www.thesavvysista.com/2012/12/sandy-hook-massacre-saxophonist-jimmy.html

Mass murder is not a normal thought or process.
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
I'm not saying that the mind is only affected by...

I'm not saying that the mind is only affected by mental illness. I am not saying only mental illness affects the mind. I am saying that mental illness affects the mind, and you are arguing with me...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
[/color] Are... are you TONE POLICING (ZOMG)...

[/color]

Are... are you TONE POLICING (ZOMG) me?



My opinion in this matter differs from yours. Why do you ask if I was reading the thread? Is your assumption that I think differently from...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
The crime was a result of his mental processes,...

The crime was a result of his mental processes, mental processes that were impaired by his mental illness.

This is like asking me to prove that it was actually the alcohol that caused a drunk...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Oh, apparently buying a gun as a gift might not...

Oh, apparently buying a gun as a gift might not be a straw purchase - guess that one's a state issue instead of federal.

"for purposes of this form, you are the actual buyer if you are purchasing...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Yes. Are you aware that it is possible for two...

Yes. Are you aware that it is possible for two people to read the same thing and have a different interpretation of what it means? That your personal experience is not the one true divine...
Forum: Politics 12-31-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
I'm pretty sure straw purchases for firearms are...

I'm pretty sure straw purchases for firearms are not legal, if she is located in the US she admitted on an internet forum to making fraudulent statements on a Federal form. I ain't a lawyer or...
Forum: Politics 12-30-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Impossible to prove whether it is always kept...

Impossible to prove whether it is always kept properly locked up, but making every potential purchaser show proof that they own an adequate gun safe or are purchasing one with their firearm at least...
Forum: Politics 12-30-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Legislation mandating that private owners lock...

Legislation mandating that private owners lock their shit up securely would have a better chance of preventing a repeat. A simple combination safe and most of us would have never even heard of Sandy...
Forum: Politics 12-30-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
"I think there are a vast majority of responsible...

"I think there are a vast majority of responsible gun owners out there who recognize that we can't have a situation in which somebody with severe psychological problems is able to get the kind of...
Forum: Politics 12-29-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
There is a difference between "factually...

There is a difference between "factually incorrect" and "perceived to be insensitive". For example, "committed" is a perfectly accurate term. Of course whether it is factually correct or not has no...
Forum: Politics 12-28-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Gobble to your heart's content. Mangia! ;-) ...

Gobble to your heart's content. Mangia! ;-)

Why are you killing anyone? Is it because it makes you feel good? Is it because you lose control of your actions and after the red mist fades...
Forum: Politics 12-28-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
You're right. We should embrace mass murderers...

You're right. We should embrace mass murderers and celebrate the unique perspective their contributions to society afford us. Wouldn't want to be ableist.

Here's to those visionaries, may they...
Forum: Politics 12-28-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Do you actually need someone to explain to you...

Do you actually need someone to explain to you why most people do not go on murder sprees?



Leaving aside the difference between an otherwise healthy person experiencing a sudden psychological...
Forum: Politics 12-28-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
What you don't know is whether whatever care he...

What you don't know is whether whatever care he may have received was sufficient. 26 dead people say it wasn't.



Because I don't want to. Do I owe you a conversation on this? Are you...
Forum: Politics 12-27-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Well if the killers weren't autistic, then they...

Well if the killers weren't autistic, then they couldn't have possibly have had some other mental disorder. Perfectly healthy minds it is. I guess thread's over.
Forum: Politics 12-27-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Here's my first post: "Mentally healthy...

Here's my first post: "Mentally healthy individuals do not gun down 26 people.

The de facto restriction of health care (it's expensive thus hard for people without much money to get) means some...
Forum: Politics 12-27-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
I am not making the claim that this is caused by...

I am not making the claim that this is caused by lack of access. You're either bad at making logical conclusions, or intentionally straw-manning me. Considering your usual approach is most likely...
Forum: Politics 12-27-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Bullshit the first - I never suggested that this...

Bullshit the first - I never suggested that this removed agency. You're once again pretending I am making arguments that I never made.



Perhaps you've heard of the term "pedophilia"? That...
Forum: Politics 12-26-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Of course not every member of a society, a...

Of course not every member of a society, a political party, or a class did horrible things or were mentally ill. The members of said groups who committed grotesque abuses of other human beings,...
Forum: Politics 12-26-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
[/color] Murdered grandmother with hammer. ...

[/color]

Murdered grandmother with hammer. Dead grandma by hammer is a pretty clear indication he was a sick man. This has to be trolling.



OK, so things like this are a terrible but solid...
Forum: Politics 12-25-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
It's another example of a lot of people suffering...

It's another example of a lot of people suffering because a mentally ill person didn't get the treatment they needed. You know, on top of him suffering and taking his own life.

But I guess...
Forum: Politics 12-25-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Sociopathy, not a mental illness or indicative of...

Sociopathy, not a mental illness or indicative of such?
Forum: Politics 12-25-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na...

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-ny-firefighter-killer-20121225,0,5162396.story

"I still have to get ready to see how much of the neighborhood I can burn down and do what I do...
Forum: Politics 12-24-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
I mean in usage of the term "fucked up". Morally...

I mean in usage of the term "fucked up". Morally of course what Lanza did was reprehensible, but I think you can look at this from more than one angle simultaneously. What set off the sequence of...
Forum: Politics 12-24-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
You guys are reading moral judgments where I'm...

You guys are reading moral judgments where I'm not intentionally putting them in. If I say my computer is fucked up, I'm not making a moral judgment against it . Fucked up = not working correctly....
Forum: Politics 12-21-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Not everybody who is fucked up is going to kill...

Not everybody who is fucked up is going to kill little kids.
Everyone who kills little kids is fucked up.
Forum: Politics 12-21-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Of course anyone is capable of violence. But...

Of course anyone is capable of violence. But like you said at the end of your post, what is difference between the seven billion people who didn't shoot up a school and the handful of people who do?
Forum: Politics 12-21-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Yes, anyone could suffer from psychological...

Yes, anyone could suffer from psychological problems that could cause, or fail to prevent, them from hurting themselves or a whole lot of other people.

....

Hey Saya, since you're on a...
Forum: Politics 12-21-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
So if from now on I just say "psychological...

So if from now on I just say "psychological problems", no worries then?
Forum: Politics 12-20-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Whether or not he was in the process of being...

Whether or not he was in the process of being committed against his will isn't really super relevant, but more and more sources are coming forward about the guy clearly being disturbed, and...
Forum: Politics 12-20-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
I don't think anyone in this thread has suggested...

I don't think anyone in this thread has suggested punishing anybody.

So, no. The answer to your question is no.

If some guy is drunk, it isn't a punishment to take his car keys away. It's an...
Forum: Politics 12-19-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/19/adam-lanz...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/19/adam-lanza-motive_n_2329508.html
Forum: Politics 12-19-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
The aunt describes Nancy Lanza as a "doomsday...

The aunt describes Nancy Lanza as a "doomsday prepper" stockpiling food and weaponry in case of apocalyptic societal breakdown. So on top of any mental issues Adam may have had, he's spent the last...
Forum: Politics 12-19-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Right, self-harm by itself could indicate any...

Right, self-harm by itself could indicate any number of things. By itself it could be completely innocuous or a red flag...
Forum: Politics 12-18-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
So addiction. There's a physical and mental...

So addiction. There's a physical and mental health issue. No moral judgment for this scenario, I'm not calling them bad people just people that need help.

Some people realize they have a...
Forum: Politics 12-18-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
I'm saying there is something wrong with a person...

I'm saying there is something wrong with a person who is able to murder his mother, steal her weapons, and then proceed murder a bunch of kids and elementary school teachers, and you think this makes...
Forum: Politics 12-18-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
'In a situation where there exists mutually...

'In a situation where there exists mutually exclusive positions A and B, a concern troll is someone who supports A but professes to support B around genuine supporters of B. However, they express...
Forum: Politics 12-18-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
This is true. Even if a given person is very...

This is true. Even if a given person is very inclined to have violent/aggressive tendencies, it doesn't mean that a violent action is a necessarily going to follow.

This is clearly a really...
Forum: Spooky News 12-17-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jonathan
So on top of whatever inherent health problems he...

So on top of whatever inherent health problems he may have had, there's a good chance he was raised in a fucked environment, where apparently firearms were fetishized as the way to survive 'the end...
Forum: Politics 12-16-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
That is a hell of a question, isn't it? We know...

That is a hell of a question, isn't it? We know this kind of thing is not only an American phenomenon - for example the 2011 Norway attacks.

I do agree that access to health care is not the whole...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
There will always be outliers. Of course giving...

There will always be outliers. Of course giving everyone the very best in health care, and being part of loving families and having meaningful and enjoyable work, it's still entirely possible for...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Holy shit I didn't say they are the same thing,...

Holy shit I didn't say they are the same thing, or that they were connected. They are two entirely different means that can (not WILL) result in aberrant behavior.
Forum: Politics 12-15-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
In order for a human being to pull the trigger on...

In order for a human being to pull the trigger on 20 kids + 6 adults, one of whom being the guy's own mother, something really wrong has to happen.

Ever read...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
You know it is a goddamn leap to go from what I...

You know it is a goddamn leap to go from what I said to implying that I support a blanket ban on any person affected by mental illness you disingenuous fuck.

It's like you see my name on a post...
Forum: Politics 12-15-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,842
Posted By Jonathan
Mentally healthy individuals do not gun down 26...

Mentally healthy individuals do not gun down 26 people.

The de facto restriction of health care (it's expensive thus hard for people without much money to get) means some people are not getting...
Forum: Spooky News 12-15-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jonathan
Express whatever you want. Unlike our dear...

Express whatever you want. Unlike our dear Ashley I won't be telling you to shut up, so I don't know where "bullshit silencing tactic" came from.

Pro-gun, anti-gun, in either case it is in poor...
Forum: Spooky News 12-14-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jonathan
I considered heeding your suggestion, but I think...

I considered heeding your suggestion, but I think you getting bent would be a better course of action.
Forum: Spooky News 12-14-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jonathan
Why? You think this is the right time to slap...

Why? You think this is the right time to slap around meme posters?
Forum: Spooky News 12-14-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jonathan
Right back at ya, cutie.

Right back at ya, cutie.
Forum: Spooky News 12-14-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jonathan
It will never end. There is literally no way...

It will never end.

There is literally no way to ensure perfect, complete, and continuous safety for everyone at all times. No matter what course of action follows, it will never be thorough...
Forum: General 12-13-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Linguine, strangely enough.

Linguine, strangely enough.
Forum: General 12-12-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jonathan
OGRE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZEdDMQZaCU

OGRE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZEdDMQZaCU
Forum: General 12-10-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Wind it around using a spoon and then blow out...

Wind it around using a spoon and then blow out the candles.
Forum: General 12-10-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Ah haha yes the Hebrews one of the original...

Ah haha yes the Hebrews one of the original Matriarchical societies...

:-)

It's one of the best things about that religion, I mean I could bring in reality to talk about how absurd aspects of...
Forum: General 12-09-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
How can he be a direct descendant of the house of...

How can he be a direct descendant of the house of David? That whole virgin birth Son of God thing sounds mystical and important but it kind of burns that whole covenant prophecy thing.
Forum: General 12-09-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
These days I only look through religious texts...

These days I only look through religious texts for entertainment purposes. My favorite was one I think Ashley pointed out, where God's armies had to retreat because holy shit those other guys had...
Forum: General 12-08-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 63,410
Posted By Jonathan
Unless of course the brutal Calvinists are right,...

Unless of course the brutal Calvinists are right, wherein unless you are part of the Elect, no amount of work or faith will save you from your pre-ordained destruction.

Oh yes, all the ugly parts...
Forum: General 12-07-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 263,664
Posted By Jonathan
I picked up a used bass guitar a few days ago,...

I picked up a used bass guitar a few days ago, and while I've forgotten how to play almost everything I used to know and my fingers have become soft and weak, I'm rapidly gaining back ground. I...
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