What changes would you make to the US welfare system if you could? First lets say what IS and what IS NOT welfare. To me welfare is benefits and monies received from the government that you did not…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Vertigo_One [Ops Mod] Jan 4.
This falls under the intellectual discourse heading. That is just an euphemism for B.Sing. To tell you my latest dumb sh%% thing I did I have to tell a little about why I did it. I am almost legally…Continue
"Herein the states whether it is a financial benefit or a financial penalty depends on different things such as how much each made and how they file their taxes. It is not that clear cut.
Not collecting money is not the same as collecting it and then…"
"I would like to clear something up here. You act like the govt is giving them a check for being married. That is not the case. The tax situation is dependant on different things here in the states. Whether you get a marriage benefit or a marriage…"
"Because of your arguments about redefining marriage and it costing the govt money and equality it is clear that you do not understand what marriage is. I sure hope that your's survives that. Otherwise you will do like many others and end…"
"Marriage is more than just for the kids. It is also about joining families and strengthening the ties that bind society. The govt is there to provide services for its citizens. Itis not there to make money. If providing a service like marriage…"
"How and to what extent do you regulate a bat or baton or a knife. Only the law abiding citizens would comply. It can interfere with good citizens trying to defend themselves. For example let's say you "regulate" the size of…"
"No of course their objective is not to leave the good guys defenseless. But I do think they want EVERYONE defenseless. They seem to think that if they outlaw something bad guys will comply. A good example is this baton. It is silly to make it…"
"Where did you hear that nonsense? It depends on the state you are in. It is legal in some states and in some states you need a concealed weapons permit. The reason it is illegal in some areas is because the idiots who do not want you to…"
"No but I can honestly say that justice was served in one case and still has the ability in the other case.
In the case of the juvenile Justice was served. Here is a cut and paste explanation of juvy verses criminal court. "One of…"
"I think guns in the wrong hands are bad. We can't really keep them out of the bad people's hands though. I just don't think that keeping them out of good guys hands is the right answer. When you need a gun in an emergency…"
Yup, I had to give myself some hands off time in order to make up for all the slacking. Exams gone reasonably well so far though, but I have to skip the last one and meet some guys at the US embassy for some probing. About the membership thing... Maybe I should wait until I'm back in Norway, since it's an international membership I'm getting? I've decided to go to Texas you see. It turns out I got an exchange spot, so I won't be paying tuition fees, and then it gets very affordable indeed:)
That's exellent. Although the quest of hoarding up friends on social network sites is quite shallow, I've enjoyed getting to know you a bit more these past couple of days and that's got to count for something right?