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  • Date: 8/20/14 7:43 PM
  • Number: 440798
  • Recommendations: 7
Well, tomorrow is move-in day. Tonight I pick up a rental pick-up truck (wanted a van, but the cargo van only seats two). Not that we have that much stuff to transport, but the bicycle and fridge together are too much for most other vehicles. I'm
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  • Date: 8/20/14 6:42 PM
  • Number: 81853
  • Recommendations: 1
I have no problem with beans or no beans in chili. But, pasta? Sheesh.

Hey!! When I was a starving grad student pasta was a great way to extend a pound of ground beef. A can of chili beans (big can...the 32 oz variety) with the
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  • Date: 8/20/14 5:50 PM
  • Number: 440795
  • Recommendations: 0
If I'm feeling like ribbing the religios, I tell them I'll talk with them if they wash my car or paint my house, pull weeds, whatever.

Better: in the winter ask them to give you their coats. Bible says they should. In fact,
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  • Date: 8/20/14 4:41 PM
  • Number: 440786
  • Recommendations: 0
It's obvious most people here see a problem with this.

First, an interesting NPR piece I heard yesterday:

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  • Date: 8/20/14 4:10 PM
  • Number: 440781
  • Recommendations: 3
Nobody deserves this in any civilized society...

And if Brown really broke the cop's eye socket, how is that "civilized society"?

You're rushing to judgment with next-to-no data. The time to be outraged is AFTER
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  • Date: 8/20/14 4:07 PM
  • Number: 440780
  • Recommendations: 0
It's starting to hit "mainstream" media. If it turns out to be true, and I emphasize if, then it seems open and shut as a justifiable shoot.

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  • Date: 8/20/14 2:24 PM
  • Number: 440778
  • Recommendations: 0
Unarmed is irrelevant. SBC who occasionally visits this board is unarmed, but very much a threat if she wants to be. If the kids really broke the cop's face and was charging for another attack, the shooting was justified. Until we have the
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  • Date: 8/20/14 1:30 PM
  • Number: 440772
  • Recommendations: 1
So far only 3 knocks have ignored it - all men (hmmm, maybe that's evidence of an "entitled" gender).

You sure that isn't just confirming the stereotype that men don't read directions???
  • Date: 8/20/14 1:25 PM
  • Number: 440769
  • Recommendations: 1
The sergeant opened the camera and unrolled the film. "I don't see any evidence here." And closed the camera.


Camera phones and instant uploading are changing that dynamic. I don't think the police have figured that
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  • Date: 8/20/14 1:22 PM
  • Number: 440767
  • Recommendations: 0
And so I...

...what you you have done?


Depends on my mood. Usually I just say "no thanks" and close the door.

Once or twice I've said something like "grow up, there is no god, and the bible is just a
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