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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Night Strike on Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:47 pm

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Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Obama has directly attacked Life by executing US citizens (Anwar al-Awlaki) without due process.

The right to Life is guaranteed by the US Declaration of Independence which is 15 years older than the current Constitution.

If Republicans are willing only to combat Obama's secondary and tertiary transgressions but leave him unchallenged on his primacy violations then the legitimacy of their concern on any of these topics is suspect.


So do you believe that all the deaths in the civil war were also violations of the right to life? Al-Awlaki chose to wage war against the United States in the name of Islam. The US military has been given authority to wage war against those who would do acts of terrorism in the name of Islam. This wasn't an execution.
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby saxitoxin on Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:51 pm

Night Strike wrote:
saxitoxin wrote:
Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Obama has directly attacked Life by executing US citizens (Anwar al-Awlaki) without due process.

The right to Life is guaranteed by the US Declaration of Independence which is 15 years older than the current Constitution.

If Republicans are willing only to combat Obama's secondary and tertiary transgressions but leave him unchallenged on his primacy violations then the legitimacy of their concern on any of these topics is suspect.


So do you believe that all the deaths in the civil war were also violations of the right to life? Al-Awlaki chose to wage war against the United States in the name of Islam. The US military has been given authority to wage war against those who would do acts of terrorism in the name of Islam. This wasn't an execution.


Awlaki never raised arms against the US. Obama killed him because of statements he made that disagreed with US foreign policy. What's to keep Obama from executing people who disagree with tax policy if that's okay?
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby saxitoxin on Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:10 pm

US Declaration of Independence wrote: He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation.
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Woodruff on Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:37 pm

Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Once again, I will point out to you that IT IS NOT A REQUIREMENT OF YOUR RELIGION TO RUN A BUSINESS. Therefore, if it is not a requirement of your religion to run a business, this IS NOT AN ATTACK AGAINST FREEDOM OF RELIGION. My God, this isn't a difficult concept. I REALLY don't understand how someone who CLAIMS to be a strict Constitutionalist can't understand this.
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Night Strike on Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:45 pm

Woodruff wrote:
Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Once again, I will point out to you that IT IS NOT A REQUIREMENT OF YOUR RELIGION TO RUN A BUSINESS. Therefore, if it is not a requirement of your religion to run a business, this IS NOT AN ATTACK AGAINST FREEDOM OF RELIGION. My God, this isn't a difficult concept. I REALLY don't understand how someone who CLAIMS to be a strict Constitutionalist can't understand this.


Did you know that Christian Universities and Bible publishers that have always been granted religious exemptions same as churches under other legislation are not exempted from this mandate? They are no longer "religious enough". This is a mandate to push a social agenda and to violate the freedoms of others. Furthermore, no person can be forced to give up their constitutional rights simply because they are engaged in the public sphere. Freedom of religion does not mean you only have that freedom when you're acting privately.
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Night Strike on Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:46 pm

The Democrat Party prefers a web of dependency over a true safety net:

"First I went to the Manhattan Jobs Center and asked, "Can I get help finding a job?" They told me they don't do that. 'We sign people up for food stamps.' I tried another jobs center. They told me to enroll for unemployment benefits."

So the "jobs" centers help people get handouts.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2012/10/03/we_fund_dependency_115648.html
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Woodruff on Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:51 pm

Night Strike wrote:
Woodruff wrote:
Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Once again, I will point out to you that IT IS NOT A REQUIREMENT OF YOUR RELIGION TO RUN A BUSINESS. Therefore, if it is not a requirement of your religion to run a business, this IS NOT AN ATTACK AGAINST FREEDOM OF RELIGION. My God, this isn't a difficult concept. I REALLY don't understand how someone who CLAIMS to be a strict Constitutionalist can't understand this.


Did you know that Christian Universities and Bible publishers that have always been granted religious exemptions same as churches under other legislation are not exempted from this mandate?


They should never have been exempted, in my opinion. Again, this is not even a question, in my mind.

Night Strike wrote:This is a mandate to push a social agenda and to violate the freedoms of others.


You believe that it's intentionally designed to purposefully violate freedoms?

Night Strike wrote:Furthermore, no person can be forced to give up their constitutional rights simply because they are engaged in the public sphere. Freedom of religion does not mean you only have that freedom when you're acting privately.


Freedom of religion DOES mean you only have that freedom when you're acting on your actual religion. Running a business is not acting on your actual religion. It is not a requirement of your religion to run a business.
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Symmetry on Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:52 pm

Night Strike wrote:
Woodruff wrote:
Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Once again, I will point out to you that IT IS NOT A REQUIREMENT OF YOUR RELIGION TO RUN A BUSINESS. Therefore, if it is not a requirement of your religion to run a business, this IS NOT AN ATTACK AGAINST FREEDOM OF RELIGION. My God, this isn't a difficult concept. I REALLY don't understand how someone who CLAIMS to be a strict Constitutionalist can't understand this.


Did you know that Christian Universities and Bible publishers that have always been granted religious exemptions same as churches under other legislation are not exempted from this mandate? They are no longer "religious enough". This is a mandate to push a social agenda and to violate the freedoms of others. Furthermore, no person can be forced to give up their constitutional rights simply because they are engaged in the public sphere. Freedom of religion does not mean you only have that freedom when you're acting privately.


I was not aware, but I hope they are not exempted now. I've been an unfortunate recipient of what is considered a standard PhD thesis from an American Christian University in the past, and they could do with some regulation.

Baylor PhDs are con jobs.
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Woodruff on Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:53 pm

Symmetry wrote:
Night Strike wrote:
Woodruff wrote:
Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Once again, I will point out to you that IT IS NOT A REQUIREMENT OF YOUR RELIGION TO RUN A BUSINESS. Therefore, if it is not a requirement of your religion to run a business, this IS NOT AN ATTACK AGAINST FREEDOM OF RELIGION. My God, this isn't a difficult concept. I REALLY don't understand how someone who CLAIMS to be a strict Constitutionalist can't understand this.


Did you know that Christian Universities and Bible publishers that have always been granted religious exemptions same as churches under other legislation are not exempted from this mandate? They are no longer "religious enough". This is a mandate to push a social agenda and to violate the freedoms of others. Furthermore, no person can be forced to give up their constitutional rights simply because they are engaged in the public sphere. Freedom of religion does not mean you only have that freedom when you're acting privately.


I was not aware, but I hope they are not. I've been an unfortunate recipient of what is considered a standard PhD thesis from an American Christian University in the past, and they could do with some regulation.
Baylor PhDs are con jobs.


They gotta support their basketball team somehow!
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Symmetry on Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:59 pm

Woodruff wrote:
Symmetry wrote:
Night Strike wrote:
Woodruff wrote:
Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Once again, I will point out to you that IT IS NOT A REQUIREMENT OF YOUR RELIGION TO RUN A BUSINESS. Therefore, if it is not a requirement of your religion to run a business, this IS NOT AN ATTACK AGAINST FREEDOM OF RELIGION. My God, this isn't a difficult concept. I REALLY don't understand how someone who CLAIMS to be a strict Constitutionalist can't understand this.


Did you know that Christian Universities and Bible publishers that have always been granted religious exemptions same as churches under other legislation are not exempted from this mandate? They are no longer "religious enough". This is a mandate to push a social agenda and to violate the freedoms of others. Furthermore, no person can be forced to give up their constitutional rights simply because they are engaged in the public sphere. Freedom of religion does not mean you only have that freedom when you're acting privately.


I was not aware, but I hope they are not. I've been an unfortunate recipient of what is considered a standard PhD thesis from an American Christian University in the past, and they could do with some regulation.
Baylor PhDs are con jobs.


They gotta support their basketball team somehow!


It really pissed me off- it was shorter than my master's thesis and wasn't even checked for errors. Dude gets to call himself a doctor for that? I had to get my department to pay for the bloody thing based on the abstract, and he didn't even finish it.

I can rant for a long time at how disappointed I was. One of the endnotes was literally "put details here later". And it's not as if there were many endnotes.

Dr. Evan, you ain't a doctor, wherever you are.
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Woodruff on Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:03 pm

Night Strike wrote:
Woodruff wrote:
Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Once again, I will point out to you that IT IS NOT A REQUIREMENT OF YOUR RELIGION TO RUN A BUSINESS. Therefore, if it is not a requirement of your religion to run a business, this IS NOT AN ATTACK AGAINST FREEDOM OF RELIGION. My God, this isn't a difficult concept. I REALLY don't understand how someone who CLAIMS to be a strict Constitutionalist can't understand this.


Did you know that Christian Universities and Bible publishers that have always been granted religious exemptions same as churches under other legislation are not exempted from this mandate? They are no longer "religious enough". This is a mandate to push a social agenda and to violate the freedoms of others. Furthermore, no person can be forced to give up their constitutional rights simply because they are engaged in the public sphere. Freedom of religion does not mean you only have that freedom when you're acting privately.


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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby thegreekdog on Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:23 pm

Night Strike... seriously dude. This is preposterous.
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby Phatscotty on Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:36 pm

saxitoxin wrote:
Night Strike wrote:
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Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Obama has directly attacked Life by executing US citizens (Anwar al-Awlaki) without due process.

The right to Life is guaranteed by the US Declaration of Independence which is 15 years older than the current Constitution.

If Republicans are willing only to combat Obama's secondary and tertiary transgressions but leave him unchallenged on his primacy violations then the legitimacy of their concern on any of these topics is suspect.


So do you believe that all the deaths in the civil war were also violations of the right to life? Al-Awlaki chose to wage war against the United States in the name of Islam. The US military has been given authority to wage war against those who would do acts of terrorism in the name of Islam. This wasn't an execution.


Awlaki never raised arms against the US. Obama killed him because of statements he made that disagreed with US foreign policy. What's to keep Obama from executing people who disagree with tax policy if that's okay?


Was al-awlaki a part of the Muslim Brotherhood?
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby saxitoxin on Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:42 am

Phatscotty wrote:
saxitoxin wrote:
Night Strike wrote:
saxitoxin wrote:
Night Strike wrote:Obama has directly attacked freedom of religion by forcing all employers to provide free birth control.


Obama has directly attacked Life by executing US citizens (Anwar al-Awlaki) without due process.

The right to Life is guaranteed by the US Declaration of Independence which is 15 years older than the current Constitution.

If Republicans are willing only to combat Obama's secondary and tertiary transgressions but leave him unchallenged on his primacy violations then the legitimacy of their concern on any of these topics is suspect.


So do you believe that all the deaths in the civil war were also violations of the right to life? Al-Awlaki chose to wage war against the United States in the name of Islam. The US military has been given authority to wage war against those who would do acts of terrorism in the name of Islam. This wasn't an execution.


Awlaki never raised arms against the US. Obama killed him because of statements he made that disagreed with US foreign policy. What's to keep Obama from executing people who disagree with tax policy if that's okay?


Was al-awlaki a part of the Muslim Brotherhood?


That's unlikely. He was a Wahhabist, like the kings of Saudi Arabia to whom the US sells weapons.

He was also the subject of at least three known US criminal investigations from 2002 to 2010, none of which the US was able to even get a Grand Jury indictment on. IIRC that was another in the list of complaints in the US Declaration of Independence; that the British government would impose extrajudicial punishment when it wasn't able to secure criminal convictions in the normal courts. (Probably a little ironic Awlaki's Ph.D. was out of George Washington University.)
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Re: What is the Democrat Party?

Postby spurgistan on Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:19 am

Mr_Adams wrote:You, sir, are an idiot.


Timminz wrote:By that logic, you eat babies.
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