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Re: “Danehy

Tom Danehy wrote: "They're not for target practice or hunting. They exist only to kill large numbers of people."

Just google "AR-15 hunters" and "AR-15 target shooting" then click on images.

So the question becomes is Tom Danehy a liar or stupid?

Actually the question should just really be is Tom Danehy stupid?

We already know that Lying Tom Danehy is a proven liar, so is he also stupid?

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Posted by tctw on 08/16/2019 at 8:29 PM

Re: “Sahuarita Pecan Festival Cancelled, FICO Blames Global Tariffs

Pecans have become a popular snack in China. They bust them open and then soak them in a salty or sweet or salty/sweet liquid and then eat them.

China buys/bought about 1/3 of the total U.S. pecan crop.

The reason why they are the largest buyer of U.S. pecans is a matter of scale.

Just get every Chinese in the country to eat one pecan a day and you just sold a billion pecans.

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Posted by tctw on 08/16/2019 at 7:55 PM

Re: “Man Arrested for Damaging, Stealing Water Tanks Left For Migrants

skinnyman where are you? Step up.

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Posted by tctw on 08/15/2019 at 9:27 AM

Re: “Man Arrested for Damaging, Stealing Water Tanks Left For Migrants

skinnyman wrote:

Bslap's ignorance is on display again. For the umpteenth time, undocumented immigration is NOT a criminal activity, which is why it's handled as a civil matter in immigration courts.

The only one whose ignorance is on display is skinnymans.

skinnyman, you might want to spend some time reading the U.S. code on illegal entry into the United States before calling other people ignorant.

8 U.S. Code 1325.Improper entry by alien:

Any alien who (1) enters or attempts to enter the United States at any time or place other than as designated by immigration officers, or (2) eludes examination or inspection by immigration officers, or (3) attempts to enter or obtains entry to the United States by a willfully false or misleading representation or the willful concealment of a material fact, shall, for the first commission of any such offense, be fined under title 18 or imprisoned not more than 6 months, or both, and, for a subsequent commission of any such offense, be fined under title 18, or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both.

Certainly one can be given a fine for entering the country illegally, but one can also be sentenced to prison.

You dont go to jail for a civil penalty. You go to jail for a criminal offense, thus illegal entry into the U.S. is a criminal activity.

Why do you think most of the Democratic candidates want to repeal U.S. Code 1325? Because the federal statute criminalizes illegal entry into the U.S.

You should apologize to bslap.

Michael Meyer deserves to go to jail for the maximum sentence the law mandates.

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Posted by tctw on 08/09/2019 at 11:35 PM

Re: “Danehy

First, studies have shown that people who correct other peoples grammar outside of an academic setting are jerks and miserable human beings.

Second, Lying Tom shows he isnt really as smart as he thinks he is.

Yes, in formal, technically correct usage the nominative "they" should be used following the comparative conjunction "than". Lying Tom in clinging to a formal usage of "than" shows he is ignorant of common/native usage of language which is just as valid as formal usage.

Language is a living, changing thing and not static, especially English. Using "than" as a preposition which would take the objective "them" is acceptable, normative and common usage.

People who far exceed Lying Tom's brainpower support the prepositional use of "than".



In short, you can use "than" either as a conjunction or as a preposition.

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language:

"... "than" is quite commonly treated as a preposition when followed by an isolated noun phrase, and as such occurs with a pronoun in the objective case: John is taller than me. Though this usage is still widely regarded as incorrect it is predominant in speech and has reputable literary precedent."

What literary precedent?

William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Scott, Samuel Johnson, and William Faulkner as well as others.

William Safire:

"I'm with you, Lady Antonia; you write better than him. (I mean, of course, "than he does," but I do not write than he , because I treat "than" as a preposition, taking him, her, them and me rather than he, she, they and I .) Lady Antonia and I are writers; we have an ear attuned to native speech; we can tell when the tide has turned, the conjunction has prepositionated and the writing must follow the speaking. If not us, whom? (Make that "If not us, who?" But not "If not we" anything.)"

"Why is "than me" better than "than I"? Not only does it sound less strained to native speakers, but also it saves the reader or hearer from having to figure out the unstated verb: "who is more evenhanded than I [ am ] .""

If Lying Tom walked into his house and his wife called out to him and asked "Lying Tom is that you?", Lying Tom wouldn't say It is I. He and everyone else would say "yeah, its me."

Remember that Lying Tom is also the middle aged white guy who tells African Americans how to speak.

Lying Tom in his effort to prove the stupidity of Donald Trump only ended up proving he is dumber than him.

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Posted by tctw on 04/29/2019 at 8:19 AM

Re: “Yarmulkes, Money and Labels: Trump's Antisemitism and Racism

David Safier wrote: "and, to the extent he's capable of affection, it's possible he may actually love his grandchildren"

What a nasty piece of work.

"If he has made the same comment about any other racial, ethnic or religious group, I don't remember hearing it."

Um, in his own article he quoted President Trump as calling Jews stupid:

Quoting President Trump: "Stupidly, you want to give money... But you're not going to support me because I don't want your money."

Then President Trump's racism demonstrated by calling a few people dumb.

"Apparently he can't do that with African Americans. According to Trump, Rep. Maxine Waters is "low I.Q." Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman is "not smart." CNN's Don Lemon is "the dumbest man on television." How dumb is Lemon? According to a Trump tweet, Lemon "made LeBron look smart, which isn't easy to do.""

First, Maxine Waters. She is the House Financial Services Committee chairwoman and she was unaware that the U.S. government nationalized the student loan program in 2010 under President Obama.…

I am not sure that calling Maxine Waters stupid is racist or more just a statement of fact. I mean I have rocks in my backyard that are smarter than Maxine Waters.

If David Safier's assertion is true that President Trump calling someone stupid is based upon his hatred for their race, then President Trump really hates white people.…

Over 90% of the time he is calling white people stupid and the vast majority of those are white males, so President Trump must really really hate white males. Maybe he is a self-loathing white male.

Did David Safier purposefully ignore and leave out all the other times President Trump called white people stupid in order to prove his point, or does he really not know about those other instances? If it is the former, then David Safier is a liar. If it is the latter then, well..... David Safier is stupid.

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Posted by tctw on 04/19/2019 at 11:55 PM

Re: “Danehy: Valentine’s Day Edition

The Best song with love in the title: Percy Sledge: When a Man Loves a Woman

Other good songs with love in the title: Queen: Crazy Little Thing Called Love; The King: I Cant Help Falling in Love

And the most lovey of songs with the most love(s): The Beatles: All You Need is Love

The best St. Valentines day movie to watch without the word love in the title(as per Sleepless in Seattle, An Affair to Remember, et. al.): Youve Got Mail.

Good movies with love in the title: Punch Drunk Love; From Russia with Love (the only Bond); Dr. Strangelove (cheating, but still a great movie)

Not a good movie but a good Tucson movie with love in the title: Cant Buy Me Love (tctw is in there somewhere)

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Posted by tctw on 02/15/2019 at 9:25 PM

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