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AZPaul3
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Message 391 of 489 (791904)
09-26-2016 11:42 AM
Reply to: Message 390 by NosyNed
09-26-2016 11:32 AM


Re: Statistics
something that seems to occur with unusual frequency

I have read that may not be true statistically. It would be interesting to see it more carefully analyzed.

You may be right, Ned, but unfortunately, our society isn't influenced as much by statistics as it is by perception. And that's a media creation.


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Percy
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Message 392 of 489 (791908)
09-26-2016 3:15 PM
Reply to: Message 390 by NosyNed
09-26-2016 11:32 AM


Re: Statistics
NosyNed writes:

AZPaul3 writes:

He started protesting the killing of innocent unarmed black folk by police in this country, something that seems to occur with unusual frequency,...

I have read that may not be true statistically. It would be interesting to see it more carefully analyzed.

Here's an article that claims to have some statistical information: Arent more white people than black people killed by police? Yes, but no.

--Percy


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Message 393 of 489 (791913)
09-26-2016 5:42 PM
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09-26-2016 3:15 PM


Re: Statistics
Percy writes:

Here's an article that claims to have some statistical information: Arent more white people than black people killed by police? Yes, but no.

Another way to view this problem is to ask if a white guy wearing a three piece suit while driving a Lexus in a similar situation would have a gun pointed at him and fired. The answer is probably not.


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Diomedes
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Message 394 of 489 (791951)
09-27-2016 2:11 PM
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09-26-2016 11:28 AM


Re: Dries Dippenaar, Pretoria, skryf: Die All Blacks en die Internasionale Rugbyraad se b
AZPaul3 writes:
(real football - not that fakey football the rest of the world plays where you run up and down the field for 90 mins. trying to not score and, for the most part, succeeding).

You forgot the part where they roll around on the ground grabbing their ankles for minutes at a time.


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Dr Adequate
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Message 395 of 489 (791999)
09-29-2016 11:20 PM



  
Dr Adequate
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Message 396 of 489 (792165)
10-06-2016 1:33 PM


Governor Mary Fallin
Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma has designated October 13 as a day of prayer for the oil fields.

What's God going to do, put more oil in the ground? What specifically are they going to ask for?


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ringo
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Message 397 of 489 (792215)
10-07-2016 11:57 AM
Reply to: Message 396 by Dr Adequate
10-06-2016 1:33 PM


Re: Governor Mary Fallin
Dr Adequate writes:

What specifically are they going to ask for?


No doubt they will add the disclaimer, "If it be thy will," which not only makes the request redundant but also serves as an escape clause when the prayer isn't answered.
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Dr Adequate
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Message 398 of 489 (792675)
10-12-2016 8:22 PM


The Reverend David Williams
A particularly inept creationist tweets.
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ringo
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Message 399 of 489 (792712)
10-13-2016 12:19 PM
Reply to: Message 398 by Dr Adequate
10-12-2016 8:22 PM


Re: The Reverend David Williams
quote:
Bangs don't create.

Apparently he's never heard of popcorn.
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Diomedes
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Message 400 of 489 (792719)
10-13-2016 2:18 PM
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10-13-2016 12:19 PM


Re: The Reverend David Williams
Bangs don't create
Apparently he's never heard of popcorn.

Proves what I have always believed: you can't have Twitter without a lot of twits.

Edited by Diomedes, : No reason given.


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Taq
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Message 401 of 489 (792720)
10-13-2016 3:10 PM
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10-13-2016 12:19 PM


Re: The Reverend David Williams
ringo writes:

Apparently he's never heard of popcorn.

He probably also forgot that he himself was created by his parents banging one out.


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Dr Adequate
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Message 402 of 489 (793065)
10-19-2016 9:23 PM


Donald Trump
Trump's disassociation from reality will be written into the history books, but you need a special kind of crazy to be Loony Of The Week. I think this will do it: "Wait a minute so if I take hairspray and if I spray it in my apartment, which is all sealed, youre telling me that affects the ozone layer? Yes.' I say, no way, folks. No way!"
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Pressie
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Message 403 of 489 (793072)
10-20-2016 8:10 AM
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10-19-2016 9:23 PM


Re: Donald Trump
Doc, your sentence makes some sense. Trump struggles with his sentences making sense.
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ramoss
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Message 404 of 489 (793328)
10-25-2016 7:48 PM


Jack Chick.
I dont want to put it in 'recently passed greats', because he wasn't great, but he was a loony.

He's dead, Jim.


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dwise1
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Message 405 of 489 (793334)
10-26-2016 12:52 AM
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10-25-2016 7:48 PM


Re: Jack Chick.
Around 1970 my friend's family converted to the then-burgeoning fundamentalism as part of the "Jesus Freak" movement. We read all the Chick Pubs we could because they were so hilarious. I even read the original "Big Daddy?"

Years later when I used a public restroom, I found that somebody had placed a Chick Pubs tract on top of the toiler paper dispenser in each stall. That was very thoughtful of that person and I did appreciate the sentiment, but those pages were just too small to be of much use for wiping myself.


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