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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by robin303, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. robin303

    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If you have to get your parents’ permission to go on a field trip or take an aspirin in school, but not to get an abortion ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If the only school curriculum allowed to explain how we got here is evolution, but the government stops a $15 million construction project to keep a rare spider from evolving to extinction ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If you have to show identification to board an airplane, cash a check, buy liquor, or check out a library book, but not to vote who runs the government ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If the government wants to ban stable, law-abiding citizens from owning gun magazines with more than ten rounds, but gives 20 F-16 fighter jets to the crazy new leaders in Egypt ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If, in the largest city, you can buy two 16-ounce sodas, but not a 24-ounce soda because 24-ounces of a sugary drink might make you fat ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If an 80-year-old woman can be stripped searched by the TSA but a woman in a hijab is only subject to having her neck and head searched ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If your government believes that the best way to eradicate trillions of dollars of debt is to spend trillions more ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If a seven year old boy can be thrown out of school for saying his teacher "cute," but hosting a sexual exploration or diversity class in grade school is perfectly acceptable ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If children are forcibly removed from parents who discipline them with spankings while children of addicts are left in filth and drug infested “homes”... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If hard work and success are met with higher taxes and more government intrusion, while not working is rewarded with EBT cards, WIC checks, Medicaid, subsidized housing, and free cell phones ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If the government's plan for getting people back to work is to incentivize NOT working with 99 weeks of Unemployment checks and no requirement to prove they applied but can’t find work ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If you pay your mortgage faithfully, denying yourself the newest big screen TV while your neighbor buys iPhones, TV's and new cars, and the government forgives his debt when he defaults on his mortgage ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.

    If being stripped of the ability to defend yourself makes you more "safe" according to the government ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.
     
  2. cfrye11

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    No if about it were F&@$ed

    molan labe
     

  3. Glockworks

    Glockworks Thank God for Prez Trump and VP Pence!

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    Beautiful. I will copy and email to some. Conclusion, our country is run by a lot of idiots.
     
  4. itisbruno

    itisbruno Devious Member CLM

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  5. devildog2067

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    You can absolutely get arrested for being in the country illegally. In 2011 we arrested and deported a record number (188,000) people. I'm willing to bet that's a couple of orders of magnitude greater than the number of people who were arrested for hunting without a license.

    Habitat destruction is not "evolution."

    None of the examples cited are rights guaranteed by the Constitution. Voting is.

    Women in hijabs are subject to the exact same search parameters as everyone else.

    I got tired of responding to these one-by-one. Suffice it to say, while I'm generally on the same side as you, emotionally-charged half-truths are not the way to illustrate your point. That's better done with facts. Many of yours are incorrect.
     
  6. BEER

    BEER bad example

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    you want a REAL indicator of what's fundamentally wrong with this country? we have instructions on boxes of toothpicks, and warnings on deoderant.

    i mean really?? we were the first country to put men on the moon, but we can't figure out how to use toothpicks, or that deoderant shouldn't be applied to the eye?? and don't even get me started on the warnings on 5 gallon buckets or plastic bags warning that they aren't toys.

    we can't deport 1 million immigrants, but we damn sure booted darwin straight the hell out without a second thought.
     
  7. M2 Carbine

    M2 Carbine

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    Depressing.

    True, but depressing.
     
  8. costanza187

    costanza187 I like Macs

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    True stuff no doubt.