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Posts by Colofornian

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  • Pro-Abortion University Staffer Calls for Raping Pro-Life College Students

    02/12/2016 8:26:52 AM PST · 23 of 23
    Colofornian to Prov1322; All
    I think Indiana is THE state that has longest track record of openly sanctioning sexual abuse @ its highest educational levels more so than most states...

    Think of Kinsey & all he got away with while @ University of Indiana.

  • Pro-Abortion University Staffer Calls for Raping Pro-Life College Students

    02/12/2016 7:13:18 AM PST · 14 of 23
    Colofornian to lowbridge; All

    Purdue clears staffer on alleged online rape threat

    (Some people are more "targetable" than others, concludes Purdue University )

  • Female suicide bombers kill over 60 people in northeast Nigeria -officials

    02/11/2016 6:27:28 AM PST · 6 of 11
    Colofornian to detective; All
    4,000 of the 7,000+ Christian martyrs in 2015, per one report released in January, were murdered in Nigeria...mostly Northeast Nigeria.

    This is where THE most bloodshed is occurring against Christians at this time in history.

  • Madden: Pro-Abortion College Staffer Calls for Rape of Pro-life Students

    02/11/2016 6:24:24 AM PST · 51 of 72
    Colofornian to austinaero
    Department head phone #: 765.494.2787

    College of Liberal Arts Development Office staff Lori Sparger lsparger@purdue.edu (765) 494-3914

    College of Liberal Arts main office @ Purdue: 765.496.2649

    Campus newspaper: The Purdue Exponent: The Exponent

  • Obama Will Seek $11 Billion for Homeless Families

    02/10/2016 1:55:57 PM PST · 28 of 35
    Colofornian to All

    (Actually my #s are off due to a calculation error I made...but it’s even worse than what I posted!)

  • Obama Will Seek $11 Billion for Homeless Families

    02/10/2016 1:54:18 PM PST · 27 of 35
    Colofornian to Oldeconomybuyer; All
    Well, add up those 3 categories = 43,500 (& 10,000 of them are only for "vouchers")

    If Obama & his Obamanomics wanted to come alongside & "assist" all 43,500 families by just GIVING them the $ to go DIRECT into housing...they could purchase homes for an average of $183,908 per family.

    Now it IS true that with ANY administrative costs -- ya gotta take off 20-25% to screen/filter WHICH families receive the help. But that STILL would put homes / apartments/condos in the $139,000 to $147,000 category.

    PLUS -- when you consider that about 25% of this $ is suppose to go ONLY for vouchers...and not permanent housing... that shoots the value of homes the govt could buy for 33,500 homeless families w/amounts approaching a quarter of a million PER HOUSE / housing unit!

    But, of course...Democrat-styled socialism is ALL ABOUT growing the government...NOT helping homeless families!

  • Ted Cruz just might be the biggest winner of the N.H. GOP primary in the long run

    02/10/2016 12:05:09 PM PST · 55 of 71
    Colofornian to DannyTN; VanDeKoik; JoSixChip; GodGunsGuts; All
    * You must have an endless supply of Pollyanna articles trying to turn third place into a win. (DannyTN)

    *They've been posting this cheese all day. Here is another one: "Ted Cruz Might Be The Real Winner In New Hampshire" (VandeKoik, post #24)

    * Were number 3, were number 3, were number 3! (JoSixChip, post #27)

    Just posted this thread:

    Republican Delegate Allocation Rules by State (2016)

    My initial comment on that thread was:

    What I've noticed thus far on FR is "poster-gunners" gunnin' for highlighting the "splash" of the given state primary victory.

    Yet, delegate-wise, 'tis only a handful of state primaries where "winner-takes-all"...
    ...states like Delaware, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Arizona, Ohio, Florida, & NJ (+ Virgin Islands & one other territory).

    While, yes, each primary sends signals as to...
    ...who has momentum;
    who is stagnating;
    who isn't resonating at all;
    who may be more likely to squeeze few $ out of donors;
    and who may seriously consider ending their campaign right now (or after next primary)...
    ...if you notice from the charts provided at the link [provided in above-mentioned thread], a state "win" isn't as significant as many posters attempt to make it out to be.

    Except in those winner-take-all states, delegates are proportionally assigned...tho another dozen states have a "winner takes all" should a given candidate secure a majority of votes.

    Hence, Trump's NH win isn't all that "trump-worthy" over the other candidates...& neither was Cruz' in IA.

    'Tis a marathon, folks! There's no "win-loss" primary record kept like football & other major sports; indeed, tho, if you're gonna come out as the eventual nominee, you're gonna have to take some states sometime.

  • Republican Delegate Allocation Rules by State (2016)

    02/10/2016 11:55:05 AM PST · 1 of 5
    Colofornian
    What I've noticed thus far on FR is "poster-gunners" gunnin' for highlighting the "splash" of the given state primary victory.

    Yet, delegate-wise, 'tis only a handful of state primaries where "winner-takes-all"...
    ...states like Delaware, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Arizona, Ohio, Florida, & NJ (+ Virgin Islands & one other territory).

    While, yes, each primary sends signals as to...
    ...who has momentum;
    who is stagnating;
    who isn't resonating at all;
    who may be more likely to squeeze few $ out of donors;
    and who may seriously consider ending their campaign right now (or after next primary)...
    ...if you notice from the charts provided at the link, a state "win" isn't as significant as many posters attempt to make it out to be.

    Except in those winner-take-all states, delegates are proportionally assigned...tho another dozen states have a "winner takes all" should a given candidate secure a majority of votes.

    Hence, Trump's NH win isn't all that "trump-worthy" over the other candidates...& neither was Cruz' in IA.

    'Tis a marathon, folks! There's no "win-loss" primary record kept like football & other major sports; indeed, tho, if you're gonna come out as the eventual nominee, you're gonna have to take some states sometime.

  • NY Daily News: Trump Voters are "Brain Dead Mindless Zombies"

    02/10/2016 7:48:20 AM PST · 36 of 106
    Colofornian to detective; All
    The media all hate Trump.

    The media doesn't like Trump in part because it means that they actually have to work to villify him.

    They can't just pull out their cookie-cutter one-size-fits-all prototypes & talking pts & slap those in their columns & editorials masquerading as "news" pieces. Trump is too original, yet still sadly predictable (like Romney was), if the media would just do a little background checking on Trump's switcharooing:

    * Faved universal healthcare as a "healthcare liberal" ('00) before critiquing Obama's version of it ('11 & '15);
    * faved abortion in every way ('99) before opposing some types of it ('11);
    * wasn't openly on board homosexual agenda before bandwagoning on it -- Trump vows to push LGBT rights, hedges on pro-marriage litmus test)

  • NY Daily News: Trump Voters are "Brain Dead Mindless Zombies"

    02/10/2016 7:37:14 AM PST · 16 of 106
    Colofornian to Zakeet; All
    The NY Daily News...
    #1...is indeed hemorrhaghic (financially)
    #2...is the rag that after the California shootings by the Muslim couple raged away on its front page (under the guise of news) in attacking those who prayed and advocated prayer in response to mass shootings.

    In that vein, it especially took Republican politicos to task if they dared mentioned prayer in response to the shooting.

    So posters really have to consider the source here in case they want to use it to frown upon Trump-upster voters. (Caveat: I'm not a Trumpster Zombie)

    Beyond that, Trump is the GoP answer to the Dems' long history of flooding ballot boxes with stiffs who cater to low-info voters! (What the News fondly calls "brain-dead")

  • Black Lives Matter activist 'shoots himself to death on the steps of the Ohio statehouse'

    02/09/2016 2:04:18 PM PST · 14 of 63
    Colofornian to maddog55

    You know, I know underneath the rhetoric this is true. (Of course black lives matter!) And then you have its activists who say one thing — all while betraying what they say w/their very lives!

  • Ranking the reasons for Denver's Super Bowl 50 upset

    02/09/2016 1:22:51 PM PST · 72 of 81
    Colofornian to Zman516
    As far as play choice, it may be that the Panthers passed more trying to pick on the two Bronco safeties and cornerback Chris Harris who were not really at 100%.

    Except toward the end of the game, a commentator asked if Chris Harris had even been thrown to. (Not saying he wasn't; but commentator wondered that out loud due to rarity)

  • Carson's former campaign manager advising Trump(volunteer)

    02/09/2016 12:26:18 PM PST · 13 of 15
    Colofornian to justlittleoleme; All

    (So Trump campaign floating this rumor on a primary day?)

  • Carson to skip his own New Hampshire primary party

    02/09/2016 10:52:11 AM PST · 44 of 55
    Colofornian to justlittleoleme; All
    So rumor-mongering again, eh? Weren't you chastised 'nuff last primary NOT to repeat Carson news lest the Carsonites, the Trump-upsters, & the media accuse ya of rumor-mongering?
  • Ranking the reasons for Denver's Super Bowl 50 upset

    02/09/2016 10:41:57 AM PST · 27 of 81
    Colofornian to Nachum; The Toll; All
    It's really not complicated. The Bronco defense was out for blood all game long. They tattood Cam Newton repeatedly and stuffed the Panthers completely.... (Nachum, post #4)

    Cam Newton ran his mouth to much and Von Miller decided to try and kill him. (The Toll, post #17)

    & 'Twasn't only Cam's mouth...but Cam electing to perform 'Dab' TD dances on too many mere first downs in .

    "For two weeks, all we heard was Cam this, Cam that, Dab this, Dab that," said Denver cornerback Chris Harris, Jr., referring to Newton's trademark celebratory touchdown dance.
    Von Miller, Broncos' dynamic defense too much for Panthers in Super Bowl 50

    Cam himself motivated the Broncos!

    Oh, & how ironic...In 4th qtr, a Panther was called for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty vs. Immanuel Sanders when Sanders tried to signal first down after a catch. The Panther first knocked the ball out of Sanders' hands as he began his signal, & then straight-armed Sanders.

    (So the 'Dab-man' can dabble in dab-dances, but other offensive players can't give a less showier expression?)

  • Ranking the reasons for Denver's Super Bowl 50 upset

    02/09/2016 10:30:23 AM PST · 22 of 81
    Colofornian to Vince Ferrer; All
    The reason for the “upset” is that Carolina was overrated. Denver played the Chiefs twice, the Steelers twice, the Patriots twice, and the Bengals once. All playoff teams. The Broncos were “in the playoffs” most of the season. Carolina had a lighter schedule.

    Excellent insight!

  • Fox News accidentally reports Donald Trump as the winner in New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 10:03:36 AM PST · 40 of 69
    Colofornian to McGruff
    This just in. The Carolina Panthers scored two touchdowns that weren’t counted in the Super Bowl. They are the NFL champions.

    Breaking: Bill Bellicheat bamboozled a belated breakthru - using New England Values -- to boastingly get the Pats declared as Super Bowl champs.

  • Fox News accidentally reports Donald Trump as the winner in New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 9:58:55 AM PST · 36 of 69
    Colofornian to AppyPappy; All
    Rather interesting that NH goes so big for Trump. I’m trying to figure out the policy draw.

    East Coast values.

    Some overlap indeed exists tween East Coast Values & NY Values.

  • Fox News accidentally reports Donald Trump as the winner in New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 9:57:56 AM PST · 35 of 69
    Colofornian to smoothsailing; All
    100% in of results, too! (Per Fox)

    I guess in NH the "count" & "results" are all predetermined anyway...and the person working on the "eventual" graphic gave it away.

  • Why the strategy the Broncos used to clobber Tom Brady may be useless against Cam Newton

    02/08/2016 12:52:19 PM PST · 70 of 72
    Colofornian to Berlin_Freeper

    Of course. But using the word “useless” to describe THE best defense in the NFL and what commentators are referencing as one of the top 4 or 5 defenses of all time shows this rag’s author elected NOT to use his noggin even tho the Broncos game him 18 previous post-game assessments to take into consideration. (Iow, the “post-game” assessment of the Broncos defense wasn’t to be a post SB game size-up only)

  • Why the strategy the Broncos used to clobber Tom Brady may be useless against Cam Newton

    02/08/2016 12:19:49 PM PST · 68 of 72
    Colofornian to Berlin_Freeper; All
    Why the strategy the Broncos used to clobber Tom Brady may be useless against Cam Newton

    Why the author of this piece should stick to writing Business items for Biz Insider vs. "branching out" to NFL assessments, of which he prepped himself mighty sparsely.

  • Why the strategy the Broncos used to clobber Tom Brady may be useless against Cam Newton

    02/08/2016 12:15:50 PM PST · 67 of 72
    Colofornian to OKSooner; All
    Cam is not only big and strong and hard to tackle, able to shake guys off and still get the ball away (for example like Ben R. at Pittsburgh), but he's also got some jets he can use to get out of trouble and throw the ball out on the perimeter or maybe even run for positive yardage. And... the Panthers exploit that in him by using a zone-read running game that makes him a constant threat to run. The RB usually gets the ball, but Cam can keep the ball and run it "his own self". The defense has got to stay honest and account for that in some way.

    Guess you underestimated that Bronco defensive line on Cam, eh?

  • Panthers' Cam Newton refuses to answer questions, storms out after Super Bowl loss to Broncos

    02/08/2016 12:10:20 PM PST · 316 of 350
    Colofornian to MortMan; dowcaet
    BTW I believe Denver had 7 sacks.

    Perhaps somebody else already addressed your comment here...Denver DID have 7 sacks...BUT Cam was only sacked 6 times...1 sack was on a trick play where WR Guinn was supposed to throw but ran out of bounds.

  • VIDEO: Carson: Cruz-Iowa Controversy ‘No Minor Incident,’ Was Deliberate

    02/05/2016 6:59:33 PM PST · 145 of 145
    Colofornian to Windflier

    Since you keep harping upon rmy religious expressions on this thread, that’s hardly “live and let live”...if you REALLY practiced what you preached, you would have totally ignored what I said. You didnt! So which are we to believe...your alleged personal philosophies you keep referencing...or your active posts.sent my way which openly betray your alleged belief system...?

  • Donald Trump rolls out the expletives at Portsmouth rally

    02/05/2016 6:54:02 PM PST · 67 of 275
    Colofornian to MayflowerMadam

    Nonsense. IF you really believe that, sign up your kids or grandkids to watch all the top 10 “sweariest” movies mentioned at gamesradar.Com and another 10 mentioned at watchmojo.com...then watch these movies with them...take notes on key words and phrases and then just start lacing your Convos with these words for years on end...

  • Donald Trump rolls out the expletives at Portsmouth rally

    02/05/2016 6:44:30 PM PST · 43 of 275
    Colofornian to Lib-Lickers 2

    98% of military cussing occurs around adults...not national leaders giving cussing workshops to minors with pagans reinforcing it with spontaneous cheering and supposed “conservative” freepers sanctioning trump’s porta-potty mouth with their less-than-hallowed ‘amens’

  • Trump Drops "F" Bomb in New Hampshire

    02/05/2016 5:37:52 PM PST · 322 of 332
    Colofornian to nclaurel

    Not at all. 1 Peter 4:11 says: “If anyone speaks, they should do so as the very words of God.” Obviously pastors speak both God’s Word as well as in God’s stead.Yet if you’re going to tell someone to remove a log, ya better be sure that’s a divine directive where God wants that given person to hear that for a specific situation. What I see on FR thru the years, is a sudden thread convo pops up and instantaneously a poster wants to wield that verse as a hammer to quell the other poster from pursuing personal thoughts on a given matter

  • The Rubio Menace

    02/05/2016 2:36:42 PM PST · 16 of 26
    Colofornian to C19fan; All
    OK, for all you anti-Cruzers who jumped on him for his staffer engaged in rumor-mongering in Iowa...now's your chance to pounce on Rubio as well...

    (Rush pointed out Tuesday -- along w/other media outlets -- that multiple Rubio staffers were doin' the same...)

    Elsewise your complaints tend to ring rather hollow.

    As if you were targeting Cruz ONLY because he's the front-runner.

    Which is rather exploitive (& crassly so)

    Which also portrays your alleged "outrage" as...
    ...selective...
    ...feigned (faux)...

  • O.J Simpson's Life Behind Bars: 'He's A Broken Man,' Says Former Business Manager

    02/05/2016 2:22:21 PM PST · 43 of 81
    Colofornian to notdownwidems; All
    That's really sad...hey how bout them Broncos?!

    Yeah, the Broncos are wearing their white jerseys this weekend.

    I think they heard that it can be difficult to arrest white Broncos in California.

  • Trump Drops "F" Bomb in New Hampshire

    02/05/2016 2:18:12 PM PST · 158 of 332
    Colofornian to ripnbang; Jim 0216
    I already know there's a large log in my eye and but for the Grace of God go I. However, I won't question yours or anyone else's.

    (Then I misread your post #26 to Jim 0216?)

  • Trump Drops "F" Bomb in New Hampshire

    02/05/2016 1:56:17 PM PST · 86 of 332
    Colofornian to ripnbang; Jim 0216; All
    How's that log in your eye?

    (Ripnbang said w/a loaded log-truck in his eye :) )

    Just sayin'...

    ...that have you ever noted that the ONLY person who really could get away with making a comment about "log in the eye" was the Original? (Jesus)

    Everybody else (including me) -- as we might point to the log in somebody else's eye -- also has (at least) a log in our own!

    IoW it's kinda like Jesus said:
    "Contain your saliva-drenched spittin' comin' from your own mouth before you 'scuss others' occasional spray emitting from their 'verbalizin'."

    Then, from then on, anybody who might ask, "How's that spittin' habit comin' along?" can't help but ask that question minus drenching the very person they are askin'!

    Nobody has a saliva-free mouth, a log-free eye, to even ask the question...and when it's asked, it's as if they are living under the pretense that they alone are "log-free" 'nuff to get away w/asking it!

    Bottom line: This is a pure vertical question from Jesus to us...It's not meant to be used in a horizontal way!

  • Trump Drops "F" Bomb in New Hampshire

    02/05/2016 1:44:41 PM PST · 30 of 332
    Colofornian to conservativejoy; All

    (If you can’t stand the heat DT take your tongue out of the political oven)

  • Trump Drops "F" Bomb in New Hampshire

    02/05/2016 1:43:40 PM PST · 25 of 332
    Colofornian to conservativejoy; All
    Yeah, he's got "Presbyterian" and "Presidential" and "Conservative" written all over him!

    /s

  • VIDEO: Carson: Cruz-Iowa Controversy ‘No Minor Incident,’ Was Deliberate

    02/05/2016 1:08:47 PM PST · 142 of 145
    Colofornian to Windflier; All
    You sneered at Greta's religion, and you know it.

    I've nowhere denied that I frowned upon Scientology.

    (And if you accept Scientology uncritically, then I guess that says quite a LOT about you to the rest of us)

    Beyond that, you've somehow yet again missed my point.

    So I'll make a similar point -- again using the latest comment you've sent my way:

    You said: "You sneered at Greta's religion...

    So? Haven't you sneered @ my religious beliefs 3x now on this thread?

    So you have a "sneer" license? And if anybody else even dares a frown upon another's religion, your PC thought police mode kicks into gear? Really? Then how come your PC thought police personal standards NEVER seem to apply to your own commentary on others religious expressions?

    You're not oblivious, are you, that my comments about Scientology on this thread have been of a religious nature? (IoW, I've offered up "religious" commentary)
    Secondly, you're not oblivious, are you, that your comments in response to my religious commentary have been of a sneering, frowning, negative nature?

    So, please explain:

    Why do YOU get to sneer at my religious beliefs? (whereas you scold me for doing something similar to others beliefs?)
    Why do YOU get frown at my religious beliefs? (whereas you scold me for doing something similar to others beliefs?
    Why do YOU get to be intolerant of my religious comments? (whereas you scolded me as a "bigot" for being less-than-tolerant of others religious beliefs)
    Why do YOU get to exercise your First Amendment rights to scold my religious commentary? (whereas you scolded me in your first post for exercising my First Amendment rights in providing religious commentary about Scientology, etc)

    Here, you give yourself- the liberty, freedom & "license" to...
    ...speak negatively about others religious beliefs (mine)...
    ...be intolerant of others' religious beliefs (mine)...
    ...frown & sneer upon others' religious commentary (mine)...
    ...-- all while speaking religiously under the umbrella of the First Amendment...
    ...Yet somehow you suggested the First Amendment is a one-way street...
    ...and that "tolerance" is suppose to be for "thee" & "thine" but as for "me" (yourself) -- you can be as intolerant as you wanna be!

    Fact is, if you were consistent with your own worldview of so-called "tolerance," you would have "tolerated" my religious commentary!

    The problem is you have NO coherent worldview on this matter! (Otherwise known as religious hypocrisy; religious inconsistency)

    What you attempt to negatively sanction in others -- you give yourself the license to engage in!

  • What Trump Just Said About The LGBT Community Will Make Conservatives Go Crazy (VIDEO)

    02/05/2016 12:44:53 PM PST · 126 of 176
    Colofornian to Resettozero

    (Was just copying you since you were interested in expressing comments my way on the subject of “malleability”...that’s why your second ... the person listed first is who I cut & paste & directed my comments to)

  • What Trump Just Said About The LGBT Community Will Make Conservatives Go Crazy (VIDEO)

    02/05/2016 12:36:12 PM PST · 124 of 176
    Colofornian to Mollypitcher1; Resettozero; All
    So now, it is Jimmy Carter’s words you take for the Holy Gospel?

    Why is it your kneejerk response to reduce this to being a single-sourced topic???

    Why treat me as some sort of simpleton?

    We all take what people say -- & then we compare it to existing "grid"/filters of what we know on that person or subject.

    Jimmy Carter's comments didn't arrive in a vacuum.

    For example, Trump...
    ...exhibited his "malle-ability" when he said in 1999 that he was "pro-choice in every respect" & then said he was against abortion in 2011 & now says he's against aborting the pre-born -- except if the baby's dad was a rapist or incest perp, etc.
    ...and likewise exhibited the same type of thing by claiming to be a "liberal on healthcare" back in 2000 in vying for "universal healthcare"...but implied he was against its roll-out in 2011, 2015 by heavily criticizing Obama's version of it.

    So this thread is YET another example by introducing another topic where Trump as been all over the board on...

  • What Trump Just Said About The LGBT Community Will Make Conservatives Go Crazy (VIDEO)

    02/05/2016 10:33:16 AM PST · 84 of 176
    Colofornian to upsdriver; All
    You choose your battles carefully. It isn't wise to run around shooting a scatter gun at everything in sight. You only end up taking the focus off your agenda and on to some other group's agenda. Illegal immigration has to be stopped and the focus should be kept right there!

    Yeah, and the line on this issue under a "malleable" Trump would eventually shift as well. In fact, he could even use your logic above to explain himself when he shifts:

    "You choose your battles carefully. It isn't wise to run around shooting a scatter gun at everything in sight. You only end up taking the focus off of the other segments of your agenda and on to some other group's agenda. Illegal immigration has to be...one of those issues where 'it isn't wise to run around shooting a scatter gun at every' pro-illegal immigration position 'in sight.'

    (My added words in bold face...rest is yours!)

    The more we hear from Trump, the more I'm convinced he has "SIADHD" [SocialIssuesADHD]

  • What Trump Just Said About The LGBT Community Will Make Conservatives Go Crazy (VIDEO)

    02/05/2016 10:24:31 AM PST · 77 of 176
    Colofornian to jaydee770

    bingo

  • What Trump Just Said About The LGBT Community Will Make Conservatives Go Crazy (VIDEO)

    02/05/2016 10:22:26 AM PST · 74 of 176
    Colofornian to justlittleoleme; All
    Of course, this is THE perfect example of why Jimmy Carter just endorsed Trump...Carter claimed that Trump was "malleable"...and Cruz wasn't!

    So, this is what we can expect from Trump as he approaches each primary: He will put his political finger in the regional wind...for example, this week it's New England.

    He will "weigh" New England cultural values...and that will send him to positions & postures where he can "outliberal" even some Dem pols!

    Then, as soon as NH is out of the way, he will prolly run right w/more conservative states waiting in the wings!

  • VIDEO: Carson: Cruz-Iowa Controversy ‘No Minor Incident,’ Was Deliberate

    02/05/2016 10:14:26 AM PST · 140 of 145
    Colofornian to Windflier
    Ridiculous s come-back. I’m not the only one who noticed the tone of religious bigotry in your comment. Just own it and drop it.

    Not ridiculous at all. In fact, even in this latest comment, "bigotry" = intolerance...and you are clearly intolerant of my religious commentary!

    Just own your level of intolerance toward my religious commentary (vs. sloughing it off).

    And may I also suggest you own the level of implications from your initial comment my way where you...
    ...seemed to suggest that the First Amendment belongs ONLY to those who comment positively upon Scientology & religious disbelief in hell...
    ...& whereas you somehow have a "license" to comment negatively upon those who religiously tinge negative associations with Scientology, etc.

    Tell us, where do you get these given free licenses to frown upon others' religious commentary?

  • I Once Heard Donald Trump Speak. Here’s Why That Prompted Me To Endorse Ted Cruz.

    02/05/2016 8:59:43 AM PST · 88 of 91
    Colofornian to Jane Long; All
    and push polling in IA, SC and who knows where else.

    Push polling was done in EVERY significant Senate race in 2014.

    It's been done a long time.

    A call recipient is asked how they stand on 1 to 3 given issues. You ask if the election were held today, who might they vote for.

    Occasionally, the call recipient will name the candidate they would vote for who is at odds with how the call recipient feels about the previous issues discussed, and the caller simply says, "You may be interested to know candidate B is at odds with XYZ."

    There's nothing at all unethical, immoral, even "pushy" about the process...and not much different from similar tactics used by neighborhood canvassers for decades.

    For you to tar & feather every single key Republican race, callers, canvassers willing to discuss these issues vs. shoving them under the rug is a disgrace to knowledgeable conservatives, Republicans, and the Republican process where issues should remain at the front...versus your character assassination shenanigans!

  • I Once Heard Donald Trump Speak. Here’s Why That Prompted Me To Endorse Ted Cruz.

    02/05/2016 7:53:53 AM PST · 71 of 91
    Colofornian to Enlightened1; All
    There's absolutely no equal connection 'tween primary polls & the subject you mentioned which prompted my response to you -- "electability."

    Romney & McCain are are good examples. (And Trump would be an even bigger example)

    Many Republican voters who supported their primary opponents couldn't bring themselves to vote for either Romney or John M.

    I voted for McCain due to Palin; but I couldn't bring myself to vote for Romney.

    IoW, Romney had trouble garnering the Republican "bleedover" vote for the general election...

    This would be true of the quite unlikeable Trump were he to win the primaries.

    Many would simply not vote, or vote third party, if Trump wins.

    That's where the "unlikeability" factor kicks in big time. People who absolutely despise a given candidate aren't going to vote for "the best of two bad candidates" when both are despicable.

  • Ben Carson blames the media for spreading false information

    02/05/2016 7:46:22 AM PST · 42 of 60
    Colofornian to bigbob; Cincinatus' Wife; All
    I’m not offended by the Cruz campaign’s retweeting as I am of this notion they are pure as the driven snow and did nothing by pass along what CNN reported. They embellished the CNN report to the advantage of their candidate and I think it’s disingenuous when they deny it.

    You can't be all that offended by the Iowa rumor-mongering.

    Just took a look @ your posting history since these two articles broke on Tuesday:

    * Limbaugh: Rubio Campaign To Blame for Carson Drop-Out Rumors
    * Uh Oh, Was Marco Rubio Guilty In The Ben Carson Dropout Rumor?

    Since these articles broke by early Tues afternoon, I noticed you've commented on Rubio about 10 times -- half on threads where Rubio is in the title.

    Did you happen to mention anything at all about Rubio's multiple staffers doing the same exact thing that the Carson team went after a single Cruz staffer for?

    Not on your life, you didn't.

    This is what is so inane about the anti-Cruzers.

    Of ALL the FREEPERS who've taken Cruz to task on this, I've only found a single FREEPER who's been consistent from the get-go & went after BOTH Rubio & Cruz on it.

    All the rest -- if it REALLY DID stick in their moral craw...
    ...and if they REALLY WERE speaking from moral indignation...
    ...would have tackled the Rubio campaign.

    But they haven't.

    Which tells me it's faux "outrage."
    Selective "outrage."
    Feigned "outrage."

    Which, frankly, is...
    ...crass exploitation -- attempting ONLY to ding the front-runner.

    And not very "moral," mind you.

  • Ben Carson blames the media for spreading false information

    02/05/2016 7:18:05 AM PST · 36 of 60
    Colofornian to Cincinatus' Wife; All
    (Obviously, Ted controls CNN. Ted's fault).

    /s

  • I Once Heard Donald Trump Speak. Here’s Why That Prompted Me To Endorse Ted Cruz.

    02/05/2016 7:12:47 AM PST · 40 of 91
    Colofornian to Enlightened1; All
    Again Trump is the ONLY electable candidate.

    Oh.

    And that's probably because he's so "like-able" across the board, right?
    * Gallup: Trump Has Highest Unfavorable Rating of Any Candidate Ever
    * Gallup Poll: Donald Trump Has Highest Unfavorable Rating of Any Candidate Since 1992

    And don't expect the youth vote to kick in for Trump, either.

    His Iowa youth vote % piece of the pie was less than his overall %...& he only garnered 6% more of the youth vote in Iowa than Paul did!

  • The Fury of Ben Carson

    02/05/2016 7:00:38 AM PST · 11 of 48
    Colofornian to Helicondelta; All
    My take is it's feigned "fury" because he's gone after a SINGLE Cruz staffer & given a free pass to the multiple Rubio staffers passing on the same rumor.

    If it stuck in Carson's craw, he would have gone after Rubio w/the same vengeance.

    He hasn't.
    He won't.
    'Nuff said.
    Put it to rest & stop living in the past.

  • I Once Heard Donald Trump Speak. Here’s Why That Prompted Me To Endorse Ted Cruz.

    02/05/2016 6:57:18 AM PST · 33 of 91
    Colofornian to bramps; All
    Cruz and Trump are both flawed. And judging by the posts here this election cycle, they have no monopoly on the issue.

    :)

    What? (Judging by the personal standards I keep seeing being thrown up by FREEPERs, it makes me think they have a secret perfecto candidate tucked away somewhere...and he'll suddenly emerge & sweep the field!)

  • I Once Heard Donald Trump Speak. Here’s Why That Prompted Me To Endorse Ted Cruz.

    02/05/2016 6:54:50 AM PST · 29 of 91
    Colofornian to GrandJediMasterYoda; All
    You still haven't closed the loop.

    If a mailer "encourages" (to use a nice word) a voter to actually fulfill what's long been regarded as their privilege of citizenship, please explain how that automatically places a vote in Cruz' account? (Especially given the large GoP field)

  • VIDEO: Carson: Cruz-Iowa Controversy ‘No Minor Incident,’ Was Deliberate

    02/05/2016 6:50:30 AM PST · 136 of 145
    Colofornian to bushwon
    Woah, you are attacking Greta and Dr Carson based on their faith? Not very classy...

    Woah...you are attacking me based on my faith-based religious commentary? By your own personal standard, "not very classy"...

  • VIDEO: Carson: Cruz-Iowa Controversy ‘No Minor Incident,’ Was Deliberate

    02/05/2016 6:49:16 AM PST · 135 of 145
    Colofornian to Windflier
    I guess you're not into that old 1st Amendment, freedom of religion thang, huh?

    I guess if you were into it, you wouldn't have minded my religious commentary at all. (As in, not commenting upon my religious commentary in any negative fashion)

    [I guess your own personal standard in this case -- whatever that might be -- critiques your comment above]