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Re: “Mormon Church Admits Founder Joseph Smith Had About 40 Wives

The Mormon church seems to have a history 'rich' with secrecy, hiding, and denial until it seems somehow politically correct, or in some other way advantageous to them as a group to 'fess up.'

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Posted by ajax on 11/11/2014 at 9:57 AM

Re: “USGS: Gas Wastewater Likely Triggered Colorado Earthquake

This is yet another example of earthquakes in locations where there were none before fracking started.

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Posted by Fred Fredrickson on 11/02/2014 at 6:53 PM

Re: “Expectations High For Record Bids at New York Art Auctions

When the wealthy have more money than sense (and conscience) they will squander that wealth on all sorts of crap.
Looks like something a preschooler made out of playdoh.

Posted by Benj Hall on 11/01/2014 at 12:31 PM

Re: “U.S. Senate Control Could Be Mixed Blessing for GOP 2016 Hopefuls

I thought I heard a "Republican surge". But it was just my toilet flushing.

Posted by Lizard on 10/28/2014 at 1:30 PM

Re: “U.S. Senate Control Could Be Mixed Blessing for GOP 2016 Hopefuls

I find it hilarious Ted Cruz is trying to "expose an obstructionist president" when he was the"mastermind" behind the govt shutdown when he didn't get his way.

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Posted by Brian Lee on 10/28/2014 at 1:25 PM

Re: “U.S. Senate Control Could Be Mixed Blessing for GOP 2016 Hopefuls

I'm not necessarily a fan of the XL, but don't think if the pipeline isn't built, that the oil won't get refined. It just won't happen on the gulf coast. It will most likely be transported on rail, and refined elsewhere.

Posted by Anonymous hero on 10/28/2014 at 1:23 PM

Re: “U.S. Senate Control Could Be Mixed Blessing for GOP 2016 Hopefuls

I dont understand why Keystone is such a big deal to them. NA is already the leader in global energy production, and most of the oil passing through the Keystone is not for domestic use anyway.

Posted by Brian Lee on 10/28/2014 at 1:22 PM

Re: “U.S. Senate Control Could Be Mixed Blessing for GOP 2016 Hopefuls

Keystone is not important to conservative voters. It's important to lackeys you, obviously, and those who stand to reap billions.

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Posted by Jon P on 10/28/2014 at 12:57 PM

Re: “Waiting on Jeb: Will Bush Run in 2016?

The next president will complete the job that only Jeb Bush can do.
No need for him to be in the spotlight or do much campaigning.
It’s already a done deal.

All that is happening in our days is the prelude to enormous changes but even before discussing in regard of the possible remedy one must be clear about how we came to this point recognizing both physiognomy and origin of the threat.

Since George H. Bush was CIA director, the US secret State agencies had played a double role to finally get to where we are today when every person is constantly monitored by NSA and other agencies not to report the information to the US Government but to feed with all data the embryo of a new superpower still kept hidden.

In brief, here is how it came to possess all means and to know everything of everyone.
In 1988 the ex CIA director was elected president although this was a US president like no other. His attention quickly turned to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait from where he personally benefited immensely in exchange for the protection of those tyrants and their oil while in the United States instead the president observed his son, Neil, to be the author of the largest robbery of its time, the “Savings and Loans" scandal. After a few years, the next largest robbery in history was Enron that financed the electoral campaign for his other son, George. Once he also became president, the son plotted the most infamous attack on US soil, 9/11, to begin the widest monitoring program ever conceived and to consolidate for 8 years the interest of one family above all.

In our days, a group of Zionists, like a hidden parallel government, with George Bush still today at the head of secret services in the US, UK and Israel, is the destabilizing force behind most terror events and with classified information at disposal and a private army is plotting what now would seem unthinkable to many. The spokesman for this group in the US Congress is John Mc Cain who reports the given orders weighing on the US administration.

A World War and chaos everywhere have already been planned so that desperate people will soon invoke a New World Order without even knowing what that is.

When Jeb Bush will be the US president, the next War will be inevitable and also come by surprise.

There is one Solution

Posted by wavettore on 10/26/2014 at 2:36 PM

Re: “Attorney General: U.S. Recognizes Gay Marriage in Idaho, More States

MassResident..are you implying that gay and lesbian couples cannot or should not adopt children? Yeah, you are a monster, just like the rest of the reich-leaning religious boneheads.

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Posted by donaldaq63 on 10/26/2014 at 12:02 PM

Re: “Attorney General: U.S. Recognizes Gay Marriage in Idaho, More States

The zealots in Idaho would rather bankrupt this state rather than accept that the LGBT community deserve the same rights as 'straight religious folk'.

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Posted by donaldaq63 on 10/26/2014 at 11:59 AM

Re: “Attorney General: U.S. Recognizes Gay Marriage in Idaho, More States

As to the argument from some that marriage must only be for procreation or that gay marriage bans assist in procreation, it’s been shredded over and over for the ridiculous claim it is. Gay people marrying gay people do not stop heterosexuals from marrying or procreating. Here’s just ‘one’ out of many multiple similar court rulings striking down a gay marriage ban:

“These arguments (from supporters of gay marriage bans) are not those of serious people. Though it seems almost unnecessary to explain, here are the reasons why.”
“Even assuming the state has a legitimate interest in promoting procreation, the court fails to see, and defendant never explains, how the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage has any effect whatsoever on procreation among heterosexual spouses. Excluding same-sex couples from marriage does not change the number of heterosexual couples who choose to get married, the number who choose to have children, or the number of children they have.”

“The state’s attempts to connect the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage to its interest in economic stability and in ‘ensuring humanity’s continued existence’ are at best illogical and even bewildering … The court can think of no other conceivable legitimate reason for Kentucky’s laws excluding same-sex couples from marriage.”

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Posted by Aaron Lindahl on 10/26/2014 at 11:18 AM

Re: “Waiting on Jeb: Will Bush Run in 2016?

Haven't two been enough? Good God. Just say no.

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Posted by mtnbkrid on 10/26/2014 at 8:18 AM

Re: “Attorney General: U.S. Recognizes Gay Marriage in Idaho, More States

If you think you are going to have buyer's remorse with your gay child, don't make everyone's life miserable - try abstinence. And please stop blaming us for your failures, your incompetence as a parent does not translate into anyone else's immorality. Let me know how this works out for you.

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Posted by Hugh1 on 10/26/2014 at 2:35 AM

Re: “Attorney General: U.S. Recognizes Gay Marriage in Idaho, More States

Holder and the judges can recognize anything they feel like. In the mean time, the public and their elected representatives haven't changed their minds, to judge by the lack of legislation on the subject. Besides "gay marriage" will always be "gay marriage" and never "marriage" because the latter exists to establish the rights of children to the support of their biological parents, something gays will never even acknowledge.

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Posted by MassResident on 10/25/2014 at 11:15 PM

Re: “Maker of U.S. Highway Guardrail System Stops Shipments

Trinity reduced the guardrail width from 5" to 4" in 2005 to save money.
Then the guardrail started spearing vehicles instead of protecting vehicles and their occupants.

Trinity made this change without notifying the National Highway Transportation Safety Admin.

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Posted by Leecal on 10/25/2014 at 9:52 AM

Re: “Maker of U.S. Highway Guardrail System Stops Shipments

How much do we expect a guardrail to do and how much are we willing to pay for it?

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Posted by Doug Williamson on 10/25/2014 at 9:17 AM

Re: “U.S. National Park Graffiti Vandal Spotted Through Social Media

It's not "that hard of work" to get to these areas, like described above, but the defacement of these natural places is abominable.

Posted by ajax on 10/24/2014 at 1:36 PM

Re: “Wyoming Attorney General Says Gay Marriage Can Begin Tuesday

Wyoming is at least saving state money and keeping Court business moving by not filing an appeal. I would suspect the number of applicants to be small but in view of Brokeback Mountain and the horror of the Laramie murder of Matt Shepherd, it is only appropriate that Wyoming fully embrace marriage equality. Congratulations to Wyoming and to its Attorney General for applying legal sense in this decision. Let's all work together to love and respect each other regardless of our personal views on marriage.

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Posted by Michael McAndrew on 10/21/2014 at 3:22 AM

Re: “GMO Labeling Foes Spending Big on Elections

Who in their right mind spends hundreds of millions of shareholder profit to cover up their products? Oh wait, tobacco does! I guess if your product kills people, bees, butterflies and all else that's good in the world, you don't want that getting out.

Posted by Mark Smith on 10/20/2014 at 5:33 AM

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