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    Re: Is this justice???

    All I managed was a penny jar:(
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    Yes, it is. Lets look at the current data shall we:-
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    Now lets look at death rates between the vaccinated and unvaccinated (I chose the UK to show here but a variety of countries are...
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    Male stripper?
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    From a European perspective - he probably thought you were a mad as bat, gun-nut. From the American perspective I guess he just as likely thought "oops, wrong house, I hope that guys not too upset"....
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    I agree with that. I'd support the castle doctrine over stand your ground because, as Wes said:-
    I can see that someone entering your home ramps up the level of conflict way beyond an encounter in...
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    Yeah, I think you're right. I do think these people are the exceptions rather than the norm but it does feel like there are more and more of them out there.
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    To the point of lethality, though? I mean, I wouldn't be a fan of Aaron Danielson but I'm sure as hell not going to give Michael Reinoehl a round of applause. Killing's not worthy celebration no...
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    I suspect they're the exceptions but, yeah, they definitely exist. (Although technically if it's a home invasion it's covered by the castle doctrine rather than stand your ground - that doesn't...
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    Or to put it another way, it enshrines the right to use lethal force when other options (including de-escalation which didn't get mentioned) are still available. I think most people in Europe, at...
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    Re: The New Beatles Documentary (Get Back)

    The Beatles were OK but they were no Rolling Stones

    <swiftly legs it out of the thread before the inevitable backlash>
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    Never underestimate my lack of sophistication
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    So you have a Smith and Wesson in a Western. Lesson learned:)
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    I think you could make the argument either way. If you're comparing it other causes of death then use the 42. If you're comparing it to other causes of injury then use the 245. I suspect you'll...
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    I didn't mean to imply that the us vs them attitude was the only reason for the lethal outcomes you get over there, just that it was a major contributing factor (though reading back what I actually...
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    Yeah, I think you're right. I've been reading a bit about the US and it seems different but I can't find anything definitive. For a country that takes it's rights so seriously the US sure seems...
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    Re: Is this justice???

    First degree manslaughter. Basically, accidental death arising from a situation where there was intent to cause harm.
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    I think they're useful rules and this: 'ask the officer "Am I under arrest?" and "Am I free to leave?"' is particularly good advice (along with understanding the difference between detention and...
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    That's not really what I said. I finished with "Some level of manslaughter charge is going to apply and I think the case that it shouldn't be first degree is very hard to make."

    The correct...
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    That sounds similar to the UK in the 70s and 80s. Prosecutions started tightening up after that and have continued to do so. Now we take driving while texting seriously which is a far healthier...
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    @Tyson - sounds an awful lot like my sister. She refused to even be checked in and stopped taking calls from my Mum and Dad. Thankfully she still took calls from me which meant I could help put the...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    The Spanish Flu is still with us, it's just that it no longer has any real impact. It's endemic. The Swine Flu we had a few years back evolved from it. We passed it to the pigs, they passed it...
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    Which does not make the case that vaccines don't help prevent the spread of Covid. It makes the case that social distancing measures do. Your logic is flawed.

    Again, nobody has said that the...
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    Re: Merry Christmas VBForums

    Merry Christmas
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    Yes, it's justice. She was convicted of manslaughter, not murder, so her intent to kill does not come into it. At the very least, her negligence cost a human life, that's manslaughter.

    On the...
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    Yeah, sorry, our posts crossed and it now looks like I was responding to you. I'll edit to make it clearer.

    Happy Chrimbo.
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    @Eduardo, I think you don't know what endemic means. It means that covid would continue to exist in the population but would be non-lethal. The common cold and most flus, for example, are endemic. ...
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    They're spinning it exactly as it is: highly infectious but early indications (which are becoming increasingly reliable) are that the effects are much less serious that previous variants. You're...
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    Oh yeah, that's definitely happening. I'm pretty sure we're going into one either just after Christmas or just after the New Year.

    Trouble is, by the time we really know whether Omicron is lethal...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    If you really want to see how misrepresentative OAN is being, listen to the "newly uncovered" (for which read "published openly on YouTube 2 years ago") Milken Institute discussion at the following...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Why I oughta!
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    I think the concern is that that won't matter. The concern is their vote will be supressed or even outright disregarded so it won't make a difference what their mindset is. I don't think that...
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    Now here I disagree. I used to occasionally post on BoardGameGeek and the political sub forum used to have rule where you used green text if you were being sarcastic. Honestly, it just lead to...
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    He absolutely is! If someone's going to cite source in a debate it's incumbent on them to at least check that source is reliable. Anything less is misrepresentation and dishonest.

    Sadly, I...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    ...so you're saying that He-Man was middle class...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I'm not defending anybody.

    I am pointing out that the sources you've chosen to cite are clearly flawed, and it's clear why. Just as Eduardo is, you're starting with you're conclusion and looking...
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    He has no medical training. He's been profiting by undermining medical science to sell his unproven self help therapies and his You Tube channel. He's been debunked by the scientific community. ...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Ha, we're all beginning to regret that too:rolleyes:
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Fact checking Dr David Martin. Didn't require much effort. He's not a medical doctor, by the way. He's a financial analyst and self help guru.


    You know how you keep insinuating that people...
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    If it was I'd watch a hell of a lot more of it. My you Tube is basically wall to wall kittens and puppies.

    One America News is not a news channel, it's an opinion channel and the opinions are...
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    Do I deny that 5 million are dead not because they caught covid but rather that they were afraid? Absolutely. That they had covid was chemically and biologically testable and they died of it. What...
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