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Quote: Originally Posted by kaxixi I agree with this. The public school system is much bigger than the other two, and necessarily includes the worst students. The comparison Matt's trying to do is probably too hard to get right, because there really isn't any situation where the same kids go to private or public school. But do you think it's as simple as that there are "good kids" and "bad kids?" Don't you think it's much more likely that...
Quote: Originally Posted by haganah It was the drug's fault he was addicted right? Not at all. But thanks for playing.
Quote: Originally Posted by Fuuma He didn't go to buy drugs illegally?? That's as looking for as you get. I thought you conservatives didn't want to use addiction as an excuse for crimes? My point is that he didn't go looking for the addiction by initially using drugs he should not have been using. I'm not excusing his crimes. What he did was wrong. I think I've stated that once and agreed with Pio once on that. I'm merely stating, again,...
Quote: Originally Posted by Fuuma I know the difference, but since I don't see why taking drugs for intertainment, personal pains or whatever purpose is, in itself, bad I don't put one above the other. Legally, I wouldn't distinguish either. But I think the hypocrite claim falls short because it wasn't a situation he went looking for.
Quote: Originally Posted by Piobaire How you deal with it is the important issue IMO. Rush picked the wrong way. Agreed.
Quote: Originally Posted by Douglas I'm always curious about the equivalence implied by the left between Rush's drug offenses and the more typical drug offenses that Rush has railed about. Oxycontin is a highly addictive drug that was prescribed to him in the course of medical treatment. Obviously he crossed an ethical line acquiring them extralegally, but it's not like the distribution of Oxycontin is in any way similar to, or even remotely as...
Quote: Originally Posted by iammatt NPR voice is offensive to my sensibilities. I have a rather peculiar theory about NPR, but I am loathe to divulge it because I fear the wrath of Gdl. You can't just leave us hanging like that.
Where do you buy this stuff? Ralph's has Land O Lakes and Ralph's brand.
Quote: Originally Posted by whacked AF, whnay, Douglas are social conservatives last I checked. If you start countint infrequent CE posters, who knows. Quote: Originally Posted by Fuuma Ad "dah", "winston" and a bunch of others. I'll throw my hat in and be identified with that bunch.
Quote: Originally Posted by Piobaire Tell me what "a Republican" means or constitutes. Every Republican IRL I have ever talked to, failed to find me fit for their party. You're ok by me. The whole big tent thing.
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