One of the earliest signs of a sadistic person is their tendency toward cruelty to animals. Politics should not hinder locating and stopping these pieces of garbage.
With on-line sales requirement to pay both shipping and taxes, the e-commerce business will take a giant step backward. The big losers will be customers who shop for good deals and small businesses who can't afford the accounting nightmare of splitting taxes 50 ways.
Most true religious folks are passionate about their religion. Mix passion with oppression, indoctrination and/or ignorance and what you get is the worst as shown in both of these toon newspapers. All we can do is try to treat all folks with compassion to dispel their fanatical religious myths.
Where's the bumper sticker that reads "I'm frum 10EC"?
Just finished viewing photos from the Boston bombing. It was an open opportunity for this sort of act--large congregations of people, hype and distractions, foreigners, backpacks and accessible. The on-hand availability of medical personnel saved many. Hopefully, this will be a teachable situation for future events like these.
Since the Bush invasion of Iraq ten years ago, the tragedy in Boston still seems like a mild day in Baghdad. Innocent lives and limbs over there have been lost and our fellow Christians there have been martyred and scattered. Yet President Bush still claims his decisions were correct, and many in this country still agree with him. Our sincere sympathy goes out to those in Boston and may we see and end to such senseless bloodshed.
If the big dog realized the little dog was infected with rabies, he may not be so cool and calm. Never underestimate an idiot with a gun, nor a dictator with a possible nuke.
Our health-care system has been a blank-check and deep-rooted for so long that all have forgotten that solutions are out there. For starters we could find out what the best value countries in the world do, then copy the best practices of each one. But then that would require co-operative efforts from our politicians, health care providers, insurance companies and citizens.
Who are the wicked? God searches the hearts and minds of all. I and all the others on this site stand naked before Him.
The fair thing to do is separate marriage from any government program and let individuals stand on their own merit. For example, only a government employee or their legal children have subsidized insurance. Spouses, or partners, must purchase their own. Private buinesses could do as they please.