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Posts by montanajoe

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    11/17/2015 6:42:30 PM PST · 8 of 14
    montanajoe to markomalley

    Its been shown from Vietnam to Iraq/Afghanistan that bombing the sh*t out of a enemy cant work.

    I suspect he would use US ground forces but will not say so at this point.

  • AMA doesn't want you to see those Cialis ads

    11/17/2015 5:31:03 PM PST · 31 of 70
    montanajoe to markomalley
    I don't usually support the AMA on anything but on this issue I agree.

    Inflated prescription drug prices are at the top of out of control US health-care costs not the cost of insurance/ACA/Obamacare.

    As I've said before, the politicians have convinced folks that its the cost of insurance and not the cost of the health-care that is the problem, due to the very successful lobbying efforts of the industry

    Costs of primary health-care need to go down and insurance costs will follow. The health-care industry (primarily drug companies) is a monopoly that uses the term competitive advertising as a platitude to simply increase the price of their product.

  • The astonishing amount of data being collected about your children

    11/13/2015 5:12:19 PM PST · 16 of 24
    montanajoe to

    Good that my kids are the smartest in the school :)

  • Reuters/Ipsos Poll: Trump Surges Among Likely GOP Primary Voters ( 42% for Trump)

    11/13/2015 5:06:45 PM PST · 46 of 81
    montanajoe to GilGil

    The question I would have for Trump is does he recognize we are at war and will he take every necessary measure to assure we win.

  • Doctors, Hospitals Say 'No' to Obamacare Plans

    11/04/2015 10:29:55 PM PST · 4 of 40
    montanajoe to Brad from Tennessee
    This is the basic problem...

    Politicians have convinced the American public that if there are more insurance companies “competing for your business” health care costs will go down.

    Anyone with half a brain can see that it is the cost of medical care and not the cost of insurance that is the problem.

    Of course most seem to be operating on significantly lees than half a brain

  • Cold Anger - The First Signs of The Proud Vulgarians...

    11/04/2015 10:05:34 PM PST · 17 of 30
    montanajoe to smoothsailing
    I actually stopped posting here for awhile because I just cant get this conservative anger stuff.

    Really folks, where do you live? How is it that your lives are so affected by any action of the government other than raising taxes that it becomes cold anger?

    Hate to say it, and being a boomer myself, but all this “cold anger” seems to me to be simply the last gasp of the bunch of spoiled brats that as a generation we all are.

    Honestly, is there anyone outside of the institutionalized or imprisoned that actually has the fools in government affect their daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, or longer lives?

    And is so why? Get a life, move..

    I am so sick of folks that call themselves Conservative, as being indistinguishable from the whinny libs in their “anger”.

    I don't want to hear about it, I want to hear about what and how you are going to fix whatever angers you. To me that is what distinguishes a conservative from a lib.

  • State By State Map That Says It All (GOP Dominance Of States)

    11/04/2015 1:44:35 PM PST · 11 of 39
    montanajoe to goldstategop

    The map does say it all.

    The GOP votes as Dims in Congress, the off year elections that give the GOP a sweep are meaningless.


    10/31/2015 4:16:26 PM PDT · 103 of 194
    montanajoe to smoothsailing

    I get all my health care through the VA and the quality of care is outstanding.

    The VA definitely is not perfect but overall it does a pretty good job for most Veterans at a reasonable cost.

    This plan sounds good but I really cant see how the American taxpayer will agree to pay for it. In general the Veteran population is older and sicker than those currently on Medicare and Medicare is projected to go broke in a few years.

    How will this really help Veterans if Trump has not also laid out the tax increases that will eventually be necessary to pay for it?

  • 100 years of U.S. presidential elections: A table of how each state voted

    10/23/2015 9:45:46 PM PDT · 6 of 15
    montanajoe to Dallas59

    Who won?

    Seems to only show conservatives in the fly over states vote the same and elect no one with the possible exception of Nixon.

    Who would win today...Hillary

  • A Veterans' Perspective: Preface - Bedrock Principals

    10/23/2015 4:58:06 PM PDT · 13 of 28
    montanajoe to The Veterans Perspective
    I don't mind you “pimping your blog”...

    At a time far, far away, Conservatism equated to support for us Vets.

    Good luck, I think your perspective is valid and needs to be out there on behalf of all who served.

  • Chinese general says will never recklessly resort to force in South China Sea

    10/16/2015 9:53:50 PM PDT · 8 of 37
    montanajoe to Mariner

    A military guy views recklessly resorting to force as losing.

    This guy is confident he won’t lose..

  • Hundreds of students return to the cafeteria after Montana high school relinquishes $120,000...

    10/16/2015 5:41:33 PM PDT · 86 of 88
    montanajoe to Snickering Hound
    You all do realize this is the most liberal and one of the most affluent school districts in the state.

    This is not a story about conservatives saying no...its a story about liberals saying not for my kid.

    There are 10’s 100’s of thousands of school districts out there but one of the most liberal in the nation pushes back...and that's somehow a victory for conservatives ..give me break

  • 2nd and kids shooting themselves

    10/09/2015 7:46:24 PM PDT · 79 of 95
    montanajoe to montanajoe

    As most here have surmised I don’t have any guns. They fell off the boat one day....

    Really folks keeping guns aeway from kids and kids on medications should be a no brainer and no threat to the 2nd.

  • 2nd and kids shooting themselves

    10/09/2015 7:26:50 PM PDT · 73 of 95
    montanajoe to Nervous Tick

    I like that approach. Texas is a great state.

  • 2nd and kids shooting themselves

    10/09/2015 7:04:42 PM PDT · 60 of 95
    montanajoe to Darksheare
    Blah Blah Blah

    I'm simply pointing out that in twenty years the 2nd will be gone unless responsible gun owners advocate ways to keep kids and especially kids on medications from ever having access to a firearm.

    For you dinosaurs out there that see no problem here...well I'm confident your views will be ancient history when my kids need guns but cant get them because of the brain size of today's dinosaur

  • 2nd and kids shooting themselves

    10/09/2015 6:35:46 PM PDT · 43 of 95
    montanajoe to CivilWarBrewing

    “I have serious concerns whether we live in a society anymore where the average citizen is capable of being A PARENT”


  • 2nd and kids shooting themselves

    10/09/2015 6:20:57 PM PDT · 26 of 95
    montanajoe to TexasFreeper2009
    people have been offing themselves since the beginning of time, if it wasn’t a gun it would be something else.

    Liked your post as it reflects the simple unawareness of the rest of the world that most here exist in.

    I get and agree with almost every argument presented but for the most part they are losing arguments.

    Gun ownership means responsible gun ownership as it has meant since the founding.

  • 2nd and kids shooting themselves

    10/09/2015 6:02:15 PM PDT · 1 of 95
  • Is This World's Worst Traffic Jam Ever?

    10/09/2015 4:17:21 PM PDT · 33 of 51
    montanajoe to Travis McGee

    Cool, do you have an after picture?

  • terrifying moment world's largest passenger plane lurches to one side as it battles high winds

    09/25/2015 5:34:35 PM PDT · 38 of 73
    montanajoe to DUMBGRUNT
    I've been on quite a few of the Emiratis 380’s, I prefer to ride on the upper deck.

    The 380’s like all the Air Busses are just to wired for me, I much prefer Boeing (if it ain't Boeing I ain't going)but Emiratis has mostly UK pilots so I'm not surprised with this guys skill.

  • Its Time to Get Rid of the VA

    09/25/2015 5:06:42 PM PDT · 18 of 22
    montanajoe to 2ndDivisionVet
    I see articles like this and it makes me sure the country is headed for doom.

    The VA, as is the military, is central to this nations survival. The world is a dangerous anti-American place and most of the rest of the world either wants to kill all Americans or has no regret should that happen.

    Fewer and fewer of America's youth are even physically capable of serving let alone having the motivation to serve their County.

    Seems most that are on this board anymore are just as deluded as the liberals concerning the military. Everyone signing up writes a blank check to this country for which most expect and receive very little in return.

    The promises made to induce a recruit to join must be honored,this country is on the hook for what it promises as it should be.

    The VA is the only way to honor the commitment this country has made to the men and women in uniform. It could be more efficient and certainly the standard of care across the system can be equalized.

    But the bottom line is that there is no profit to be had from most of the Vet's the current system covers and therefore there is no incentive for a nongovernmental entity to tend to the specialized needs of the Veteran.

    The primary function of the Government is the national defense, Since the founding that philosophy has preserved this nation and implicit in that function has been unwavering (until now) commitment to those past and present serving in uniform.

  • Is an Opinion of the Supreme Court the Law of the Land? Lets ask Thomas Jefferson. . .

    09/04/2015 8:14:37 PM PDT · 14 of 69
    montanajoe to Impala64ssa
    Marbury v Madison
  • Kim Davis Uproar Shows That Breaking The Law Is Only Okay When Progressives Do It

    09/03/2015 5:58:24 PM PDT · 27 of 59
    montanajoe to Jim 0216
    Problem is the Kentucky law will be stricken down by the USSC.

    Although I have a lot of sympathy with the emotion of all this its simply not a public officials prerogative to pick and chose what part of their administrative duties they will perform based on their religious belief's. Everyone is forced to pay taxes and this clerk draws her salary from those who agree and those who disagree with her position. Issuing permits/marriage licenses etc., is not a discretionary function of this clerk's job. It's an administrative duty that all the people in her county are forced to pay for regardless of whether they agree with her personal belief's or not

    One of the nightmare scenarios I see coming out of this is that it becomes acceptable for public officials like this clerk to refuse to perform their administrative duties based on their religious belief's, is that moon-bat clerk decides that they will not issue concealed or open carry permits in their county with, the backing of the majority in that county, based on their belief that all killing is wrong and issuing said permits will at least indirectly lead to someone’s death.

    No doubt most everyone here would scream for that clerk's job.

    Like it or not this clerk does not have the discretion to refuse to perform an administrative task based on their personal religious belief's. This is one of those issues that will come back to bite Conservatives in the a** big time.


    09/02/2015 6:42:50 AM PDT · 31 of 75
    montanajoe to Homer_J_Simpson

    This has been a daily must read for the last six years whether first thing in the morning here or last thing in the evening while in SE Asia.

    Bravo Sir Bravo!!!!!

  • The Supervolcano Under Yellowstone is Alive and Kicking

    08/29/2015 6:01:50 PM PDT · 21 of 52
    montanajoe to markomalley
    I remember hearing a ranger saying the exact same thing nearly 50 years ago when I'd work in West Yellowstone for the summers while in high school.
    Back then everybody would just yawn, today there are folks who actually worry about this crap. More evidence of the wimpification of America.
  • Battle Of The Billionaires @ Wrestlemania( Trump & McMahon )

    08/22/2015 5:19:42 PM PDT · 10 of 21
    montanajoe to sushiman

    Trump supporters think pro wrestling is real.

    I’m shocked /s

  • Retire the Myths; Women Are Ready for Combat

    08/22/2015 5:12:14 PM PDT · 39 of 119
    montanajoe to smokingfrog
    As someone who has actually served I cant say that all or even some women could/should be a Ranger.

    As anyone who has been there knows, a combat platoon naturally segregates itself into those that can and those that can't.

    I look at the pool of young male recruits today and I can say with certainty that the majority are unfit to serve.

    We are at war. IMHO we cannot and should not prevent women who volunteers from pursuing any role in today's military that they can qualify for as long as they meet the standards for fitness to serve as their male counterparts and IF those standards are not lowered.


    08/21/2015 6:29:48 PM PDT · 12 of 22
    montanajoe to fhuxtable
    I see Trump

    I see Evel Kneviel.

    Larger than life, saying everything we want him to say, parading his wealth, the dare devil and chance taker that most everyone behind a keyboard today wishes they could be.

    The times are very much the same (as always). This time Evel is running for President.

    In 1972 would the nation have voted for Evel = Nixon or the first woman president.

    To me the choice is obvious...

  • OFFICIAL "DELETE HILLARY" POLL: What date will Hillary officially leave the race?

    08/19/2015 9:02:16 PM PDT · 24 of 68
    montanajoe to GOP Congress


  • African Soldiers Overtake 250 Muslim Terrorists, And Slaughter All Of Them Without Exception

    08/16/2015 8:59:07 PM PDT · 23 of 66
    montanajoe to Impala64ssa

    A bit of sanity, but in my view far to late.

  • 82 Percent of Americans Agree: Photographers Have Right to Say No to Gay Weddings

    08/16/2015 8:45:02 PM PDT · 14 of 30
    montanajoe to Olog-hai

    Anyone who has been in any kind of business knows how to decline serving any potential customer.

    What this is the hard left and the hard right wanting to make news.

    If you are in business to make a profit this game is just dumb or you don’t have a business...


    08/15/2015 8:16:37 AM PDT · 31 of 102
    montanajoe to Homer_J_Simpson

    Thank you Homer for your efforts I have missed very few of your daily installments even though I rarely post here anymore.

    Very well done.

  • Idaho veteran says VA plans to seize his guns in error

    08/08/2015 5:24:55 PM PDT · 15 of 19
    montanajoe to lowbridge
    I've been in the VA health care system for many years and the care I receive is outstanding.

    I suspect this gentleman was far to open with the VA concerning his personal affairs. This is not a VA problem but a US health care problem. Anyone telling any health care provider they may have a weapon of any kind is either naive or a bit slow.

    Its not the VA, its the medical community on the whole that wants to take our guns.

  • Is the Amazon rainforest MAN-MADE? At least 8 MILLION humans may have lived and farmed the basin

    07/24/2015 11:00:16 PM PDT · 13 of 31
    montanajoe to MinorityRepublican

    Don’t know that 8 million is more than a pimple on the ass, there are 3 billion today.

    I’m not convinced there is man made global warming. But a study with 8 million seems pretty worthless.

  • New Saliva Test May Catch Alzheimers Disease Early

    07/24/2015 10:54:08 PM PDT · 6 of 31
    montanajoe to nickcarraway
    Unfortunately, detecting Alzheimer's early is like coming up with a viable electric car..neither are likely to happen in my time left,

    That being said I think there should be a real push to get a handle on this disease. I've seen far to many friends who were reasonably cognizant one day and a week or two later were effectively unable to handle their own affairs and they were to far gone to realize it.

    This, IMO, is an area where gobment spending not only is justified, but is likely to produce far more economic gain than the initial cost.

    Giving a person a warning so that they can put their affairs in order and make their wishes known to their families seems like a no brainier (excuse the pun).

  • FIGURES. Lafayette Shooter Was Obama Supporter: I Was For His Re-Election, I Liked His Spending

    07/24/2015 9:00:44 PM PDT · 49 of 146
    montanajoe to South40
    An old crazy white guy with a gun. Old crazy white guys with guns can try to push back, but in the end its a loser...

    There are plenty of Muzzies, gang bangers, etc. that can kill with impunity and no one cares. The unfortunate fact is that the old white guy doing the same, gives ammunition to those who seek to destroy the 2D. Thankfully, most in this country still support the 2D as written but crazy white guys shooting up a theater will evolve into “sane” restrictions on venues where guns are not allowed and eventually not anywhere.

    I've long been an advocate of responsible gun ownership.

    Gun owners should not, IMO, make excuses for the crazies nor should they allow the crazy to define what a responsible gun owner is.

    Seems to me if you are an armed old white guy, and you are not crazy, its time to lay off the political rhetoric and do what we have always done, that is, be an example of strong Christian Conservative values.

  • Donald Trump's support remains high following John McCain controversy

    07/24/2015 8:25:17 PM PDT · 19 of 24
    montanajoe to ScottWalkerForPresident2016
    During Vietnam it was acknowledged and accepted that the “smart” people would avoid the draft by any and all means necessary. Trump falls into that category. I didn't care then and I don't care now, as the fact is that most who wrap themselves in the flag to weak to defend it.

    During that time,the draft gave no choice to around one-two hundred thousand a year. There was a third smaller group like me that volunteered.

    Anyone who was eligible to serve during that era, and did not, and who now chooses to be critical or impinge the service of any POW for political gain is a F++King idiot.

  • Greek Banks Considering 30% Haircut On Deposits Over 8,000: FT

    07/03/2015 5:53:01 PM PDT · 13 of 33
    montanajoe to RinaseaofDs

    “If this is done in Greece, it will kill banks all over the world.”

    I suspect it is more likely to kill the flight of capital to the offshore banking industry. This may will serve as a wake up call to those who believe stashing cash in some two bit island is a hedge against financial risk here.

  • King v. Burwell: An Embarrassing Decision [SCOTUS rewrites Obamacare instead of Congress]

    06/26/2015 6:05:35 PM PDT · 44 of 44
    montanajoe to etcb

    To answer your hypothetical in a Robert’s court yes, in a Liberal Court such as the Warren Court no.

    The CJ especially considering his dissent today has made it abundantly clear that the Court, in his view, must let the Congress decide the statutory issues that are its responsibility under the Constitution.

    I followed his confirmation closely and an article I read recently reminded me of a comment he made to the effect that he viewed his role as CJ as that of an call balls and strikes and not to influence the outcome of the game.

    I have often thought that politics has devolved into the simple sports analogy. Many, if not most, whether it be the left or right mindlessly support the politicians they see as on their side.

    Robert’s is a Conservative Chief Justice. That is entirely different from one having a conservative political philosophy.

    In my view he understands that the only power the SC actually has is that of persuasion, arising out of respect for the institution and our constitution.

    Today’s politicians are, by and large, dysfunctional egotists who have only their own personal agenda’s driving their endless quest for self aggrandizement and have little regard or concept of the reason why they have even been elected, they are just running for office same as they did in high school.

    Their attacks on the CJ are made only to promote their political agenda and have nothing to do with the function of a sitting Judge.

    A good umpire is going to be equally unpopular with either team’s fans but most importantly and good umpire like a good CJ is consistent. Like it or not Roberts has been consistent in his Judicial philosophy, something that most in the GOP have been unable to grasp. Unfortunately the American populace, that is, those who have even bothered to tune in, have becomes fans of an ideology rather than participants what was once called “The Great American Experiment.”

  • King v. Burwell: An Embarrassing Decision [SCOTUS rewrites Obamacare instead of Congress]

    06/26/2015 10:58:10 AM PDT · 42 of 44
    montanajoe to etcb

    Actually from reading the opinion Robert’s makes it quite clear that in his view should the Court adopt the reading of ACA claimed by the Plaintiff’s then the law would be unworkable. He writes its illogical to assume the Congress would pass a law that is unworkable on its face. (He no doubt gives the current Congress to much credit)

    Again he is not going to do the work of the legislative branch in his Court. The GOP can bring suit after suit and pay lawyers and give those opposing the law false hope but they will all be DOA.

    The statute will be changed in Congress not in the Courts.

  • King v. Burwell: An Embarrassing Decision [SCOTUS rewrites Obamacare instead of Congress]

    06/26/2015 2:24:20 AM PDT · 40 of 44
    montanajoe to cynwoody

    Your arguments are political not legal I get that but you might want to read the opinion.

    Robert’s specifically addressed the argument that the exchange requirement was there on purpose to blackmail the states.

    “Congress evidently believed it was offering states a deal they would not refuse.”Brief for Petitioners 36.
    Congress may have been wrong about the States’ willingness to establish their own Exchanges, petitioners continue, but that does not allow this Court to rewrite the Act to fix that problem. That is particularly true, petitioners conclude, because the States likely would have created their own Exchanges in the absence of the IRS Rule, which eliminated any incentive that the States had to do so. Id., at 36–38.

    Section 18041 refutes the argument that Congress
    believed it was offering the States a deal they would not
    refuse. That section provides that, if a State elects not to
    establish an Exchange, the Secretary “shall . . . establish
    and operate such Exchange within the State.” 42 U. S. C.
    §18041(c)(1)(A). The whole point of that provision is to
    create a federal fallback in case a State chooses not to
    establish its own Exchange.

    Contrary to petitioners’ argument, Congress did not believe it was offering States a deal they would not refuse—it expressly addressed what would happen if a State did refuse the deal.

    The SC ruled exactly the way that Robert’s indicated they would the first time around. Anybody believing otherwise was/is delusional.

    The Roberts Court will not overturn statutes passed by Congress except in those rare cases there is absolutely no plausible argument of statutory construction to do so.

    Its up to the Legislature to fix this.....

  • King v. Burwell: An Embarrassing Decision [SCOTUS rewrites Obamacare instead of Congress]

    06/26/2015 12:03:56 AM PDT · 36 of 44
    montanajoe to etcb
    “If correction or change is necessary to achieve the intent, it is up to congress to take that action, not the court.”

    That is exactly what the CJ is saying and that's the same thing he said the first time around.

    Its not the Courts place to toss an entire statute unless there is a compelling reason to do so...that's called judicial restraint.

    It's clearly the majority of the SC’s view that if this needs to be fixed then the Congress must fix it.

    I know such a decision sorely pains our do nothing poll driven in it for themselves politicians but that's what they have to do if they want to change the statute. The Roberts Court is not going to bail them out .... and rightfully so in my opinion.

  • King v. Burwell: An Embarrassing Decision [SCOTUS rewrites Obamacare instead of Congress]

    06/25/2015 9:09:08 PM PDT · 34 of 44
    montanajoe to etcb
    In the conclusion of the opinion Roberts wrote:

    In a democracy, the power to make the law rests with those chosen by the people. Our role is more confined—“to say what the law is.” Marbury v. Madison, 1 Cranch 137, 177 (1803). That is easier in some cases than in others. But in every case we must respect the role of the Legislature, and take care not to undo what it has done. A fair reading of legislation demands a fair understanding of the legislative plan. Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them. If at all possible, we must interpret the Act in a way that is consistent with the former, and avoids the latter. Section 36B can fairly be read consistent with what we see as Congress’s plan, and that is the reading we adopt.

    This is a Conservative Judge's view of their role e.g. “to respect the role of the legislature and not undo what they have done.”

    I have listened to Conservatives scream for more than 40 years that they want Judicial restraint and they don't want Judge made law. They get a CJ deferring to the legislature and they scream if the decision doesn't go their way.

    I've come to the conclusion that Conservatives and Liberals both want a Court that only agrees with their political point of view.....

  • King v. Burwell: An Embarrassing Decision [SCOTUS rewrites Obamacare instead of Congress]

    06/25/2015 3:08:18 PM PDT · 9 of 44
    montanajoe to SeekAndFind

    Roberts made it clear in the last decision that it is up to Congress to change the law if they want to change it.

    These idiot Republicans with all their outrage are an embarrassment.

    If Congress would do its job there would be no need for Judicial activism.

    Anybody who thought Roberts would change his position was delusional. BTW it was a 6-3 decision and even had he switched to appease the GOP political hacks who confuse a Conservative Judicial philosophy with a political one the outcome would have been the same.

  • Will Suncor's driverless trucks put Alberta truck drivers out of work?

    06/22/2015 12:05:04 AM PDT · 4 of 20
    montanajoe to 2ndDivisionVet

    As someone who drives a private vehicle 50 to 90k a year for the last 15 years I cant wait to have the obnoxious, unsafe and irresponsible drivers that are handling today’s big rigs off the road.

    They are a menace, where once a truck driver was a knight of the road they are a blight of the road.

    I generally hate to see good jobs replaced by automation but I pray the day comes soon when this menace is off our roads

  • A Sociologist Explains The Charleston Church Shooting And Racism In The U.S.

    06/19/2015 4:55:33 PM PDT · 15 of 44
    montanajoe to 2ndDivisionVet

    I love the South, but if the folks there would have just picked their own damn cotton the USA would be much different today...

  • Republicans Keep Quiet About Race and Gun Control After Charleston Shooting

    06/19/2015 4:34:27 PM PDT · 15 of 64
    montanajoe to bboop

    “One gun would have stopped this.”

    One father not giving a 45 to a obviously troubled kid could have stopped this.

    The right to bear arms does not extend to the right to give someone incapable to responsibly using a firearm a right to kill innocents.

    I’m 100% pro gun but I will not defend the indefensible under any circumstances.

  • Dad: soldier son killed in training crash deserves Arlington Cemetery burial

    05/30/2015 4:01:12 PM PDT · 19 of 44
    montanajoe to taxcontrol
    Say what?

    Dig them up?

    Ever hear of revered ground?

    A much better solution IMO is Arlington II.

    My uncle was KIA on Siapan and they brought him back to his home town American soil which was appropriate, but digging up those how have served just because they are running out of space is bizarre in my opinion.

    Another national cemetery is the only thing that makes sense to me...

  • Pope: Church Must Be 'Oasis of Mercy,' Not Severe Fortress

    04/11/2015 1:30:55 PM PDT · 8 of 30
    montanajoe to Steelfish

    I find it curious that many doubt the Pope based on their political point of view.

    It seems elementary that if you believe ...then the hand of God chose this man as Pope and what he says might just be more authoritative than any political leaning.

    I think for some the political game has become far more important in their lives than their faith, upon reflection I found that I fell into that worldly trap in the past

    Personally, I’ve come to the conclusion that being a Conservative is far less important than being a practicing man of faith.

  • Question: What was the sentiments of your average German in 1943? (Vanity)

    04/03/2015 8:54:51 PM PDT · 89 of 99
    montanajoe to Ouderkirk

    I don’t think there is anything reliable but I have often thought about the question and I am convinced the feeling is much like the USA today. The masses sense they are losing the war but they are incapable of changing anything......