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The sky did not fall after all this time. - campus carry.
« on: April 21, 2016, 08:51:53 PM »
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/04/20/colorado-campus-carry-12-years-no-mass-shootings-no-crimes-by-permit-holders/

On April 20, The Washington Post ran a column showing that campus carry has been the law of the land in Colorado since 2003, and the results have not been anything like those currently fighting against campus carry claim it should be.
Time will tell.

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Re: The sky did not fall after all this time. - campus carry.
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2016, 10:47:07 PM »
What? No blood running down the stairwells, in the halls of ivy?
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Re: The sky did not fall after all this time. - campus carry.
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2016, 04:54:55 PM »
Bemoan the bastion of higher education where those of the willing, taught by the unknowing, will do so little for so much that by education's end, will be qualified to do everything about nothing and expect/demand a higher premium for exercising so brilliantly the "Peter Principle" and the "Law of diminishing Returns" while expounding upon the virtues of what they mean to be, but cannot express what they actually are.

Sorry, but I am in a raw mood today.
What most 21st Century Americans simply do not grasp is that the Constitution and Bill of Rights were not written to to give rights to the citizens of our then-new nation, but was instead written to tightly constrain the federal government.

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« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2016, 07:41:31 PM »
In intellectual circles, there always is a cognitive dissonance between the utopia of one's ideals and the realities of actual day-to-day life.
It is the tragedy of university education that sequestration within those halls of ivy focusses one's attention upon the utopia at the expense of reality.

This is why we have entire states full of Progressives and socialistic fools, and why so-called educated people prefer to vote for either a malfeasant liar or a posturing demagogue, rather than seeking-out and electing a thoughtful, honest statesman.

Guilt-ridden cognitive dissonance also explains why these same Progressives and socialistic fools insist upon giving the franchise to the indolent and the counter-productive, to permit them to vote upon just how big their dole checks are to be, and how often they should be delivered.
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Re: The sky did not fall after all this time. - campus carry.
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2016, 09:08:38 PM »
Bemoan the bastion of higher education where those of the willing, taught by the unknowing, will do so little for so much that by education's end, will be qualified to do everything about nothing and expect/demand a higher premium for exercising so brilliantly the "Peter Principle" and the "Law of diminishing Returns" while expounding upon the virtues of what they mean to be, but cannot express what they actually are.

Sorry, but I am in a raw mood today.
Raw mood or not, your thoughts are very well articulated!  Good job!

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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2016, 09:09:33 PM »
In intellectual circles, there always is a cognitive dissonance between the utopia of one's ideals and the realities of actual day-to-day life.
It is the tragedy of university education that sequestration within those halls of ivy focusses one's attention upon the utopia at the expense of reality.

This is why we have entire states full of Progressives and socialistic fools, and why so-called educated people prefer to vote for either a malfeasant liar or a posturing demagogue, rather than seeking-out and electing a thoughtful, honest statesman.

Guilt-ridden cognitive dissonance also explains why these same Progressives and socialistic fools insist upon giving the franchise to the indolent and the counter-productive, to permit them to vote upon just how big their dole checks are to be, and how often they should be delivered.
Also very well articulated!

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EDITED : I've been quiet lately...having vacation withdrawal I suppose.  One week ago today we were in the islands. I kinda hated to see it end...sigh.
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« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2016, 11:03:46 PM »
I suppose that I should post a photo of myself in a grass skirt, playing a ukulele and singing, "Come back to the islands..."
Would that help, Wade?
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« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2016, 04:00:10 AM »
I suppose that I should post a photo of myself in a grass skirt, playing a ukulele and singing, "Come back to the islands..."
Would that help, Wade?
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« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2016, 06:19:45 AM »
I suppose that I should post a photo of myself in a grass skirt, playing a ukulele and singing, "Come back to the islands..."

A mental image of that just passed through my mind; I don't think that I can drink enough alcohol to get it out.  And, there was this Tiny Tim voice singing "Back to the Islands" (with apologies to Leon Russell).

And watch the sun go down (sit and watch the sun go down)
Hear the sea roll in (listen to the sea roll in)
But I'll be thinking of you (yes, and I'll be thinking of you)
And how it might have been (thinking how it might have been)
Hear the night birds cry (listen to the night birds cry)
Watch the sunset die (sit and watch the sunset die)
Well I hope you understand I just had to go back to the island


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