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I will be holding office hours at the Plaza Library tomorrow (thursday, july 21 2016) from 10AM to 3 PM, come by and sign the Green Party ballot access petition if you haven't already, mkay?
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hmmm, just to paraphrase, perhaps, "vote for the obvious good rather than the greatest evil". In other words, if the Democrats are allowed to install as commander-in-chief of the United States Military, a criminal of whom has previously demonstrated intentional treason against our armed forces, and whom defended that treason with the words, "what difference at this point does it make?", then regardless of whomever might become "elected" in any capacity for "green issues", they will be usurped, deposed, coerced, black-mailed, or removed by the many illicit means of which the corrupt people that prop up a new female dictator of the USA are all too demonstrably expert.  You can certainly expect the return of the petro-propped-dollar to be butting heads for the Saudi's once again and certainly due to the gold-standard rising now in opposition to the same, we will be torn apart as a country and a nation in a third world war.  So seriously, yes, it would be nice to have green energy all over the place, but what good is it in a nuclear wasteland?
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Fun story with ogre teaches basic social contract concept http://imgur.com/gallery/b2XGP
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+David Nicol But risk of death is present at all times on this planet, anyways, right? What right does any one single human being claim to be suffering more than the rest of the population, but most especially without anything to show for his efforts?  In other words, one could say that as a natural herd, any individual that breaks from the norm of society is perfectly "allowed" to do so under his own presumption of the "risk" of suffering more simply from breaking away. Some will fail in whatever endeavors they chose, and others will help pave the way for the herd in the future.  In all cases, though, barring that a hermit simply walks off and detaches himself permanently, it is an individual's efforts toward steering the pack that will ultimately decide his fate.

   Contractual duress could only be considered if and when one party intentionally uses it to take advantage of the other.  Contracts are, by definition, agreements rather than competitions, and so "fairness" and good faith are the concepts that establish them in the first place. And so, then, without the herd, the hermit is, in and of himself, an instance of a stand-alone herd.  Unless he was a criminal of some sort,  it should be presumed he left the herd on his own volition rather than that society all voted on the matter to oust him. 

    Leasing clothes?  The idea of "ownership" being anything more than a lease, in the first place, is something to be proven.  It's solely a matter of control.  All clothing is "leased" on this planet unless you can point out somebody that has raised their own flax to create the fabric and sewed their own shirt thread by thread.  What gave that person the "right" to enslave all of those flax plants?  Did he create the life in their seeds of their parents?  Did he previously "own" all of the minerals used to feed them before he shoved those seeds into the land?  And when a superior army comes along, i.e. another herd, to take his farm away, to whom should he say it was "wrong"?  Who was he paying a rent on those minerals and the "right" to interrupt a chain of natural events in some other natural species such as the flax? What gives HIM any right to control the land MORE than some other individual in the herd, or versus a different herd or species? What makes it "right" for him to presume control?

   Who was originally entitled to own a farm simply by walking onto some previously empty parcel with high-technology "living seeds" in his pocket to begin the crop for his clothes? And by whom was that title authored to be bestowed?  And so then, ownership, can only ever be considered a matter of "whomever is in control" of whatever resource unless one can somehow show a previous title from some "superior being" that had created the land in the first place. And even then, the idea would be that "it is my stuff" because if you attempt to arrest control over my stuff, the "superior being" will protect my "right" to be in control over it; i.e. as a threat.

   And there is the rub then.  A shopkeeper chases a thief away from attempting to "arrest control" of some bread he was selling in his shop.  A policeman has been hired by the "agreed upon peaceful herd" of that locality to protect the bread just the same.  By what right does the shopkeeper have to claim that the thief has committed a crime?

 The thief is in the "right" unless the farmer can show entitled authority over the land in the first place.  In other words, the miller, the baker, and the shopkeeper are all accessories to the original theft of the farmer of the land unless the farmer can show some "Lord" to which he is paying his own "lease" for the both the lands and the seeds. 

  Without a "god", business law is on shaky grounds.  ( grins )
And what gives any government the "right" to say that some farmer can be on the land?  It's again, a matter that they control it, by military means or whatever the case may be.
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NEW YORK—Expressing their disappointment and frustration at the current state of technology, citizens across the nation reported Thursday that they figured everything would run on some sort of cubes of blue energy by now.
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Is this some sort of joke?  My motorcycle has been using a blue orb for quite awhile now.  What's with this "cube" thing?  Does it get better mileage?  o.0
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Wealthy people take almost all of the national income. So why are we only discussing income inequality between genders and races?
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today in careful demonstrations of rage
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why display anger? because it's effective and convincing, that's why. http://time.com/4089074/angry-men-women/?xid=newsletter-brief
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+David Nicol "angry" women are outright dangerous.  Men made up the rules. Men follow the rules or ignore them either way, but women?  When they are angry, they lose control, i.e. they express their rage without any filters and woe be unto the man that forgets to duck a flying chunk of iron stuff that happened to be the closest thing to a woman's grip regardless of how much it had in resale value.

So in regard to "argumentative" anger... it's outright bullshit 90% of the time. Acting at best.  Bickering on the other hand is different than anger.  Bitching is as well.  And TYPICALLY in my own historical experience, most intelligent woman do the "silent treatment" as their final act of control ( rather than eruption ). 
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The world inanimate object hide-and-seek champion is still there, even though the windows on its building have been boarded up.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aoPm7pt97Y  <==<< saw these guys there.
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Here is some more evidence of the pointlessness of apostrophe shaming. Use of an apostrophe to indicate a plural is case law in Missouri since at least 1993. Nelson v. Marshall, 869 SW 2d 132 - Mo: Court of Appeals, Western Dist. 1993 contains within it this: "A contrary result here would lead to the legal problems the court's faced with proving common-law marriages, which the legislature sought to avoid by enacting the requirements set forth in Chapter 451 RSMO."
869 S.W.2d 132 (1993). Linda B. NELSON, Appellant, v. Marion MARSHALL, et al., Respondents. No. WD 47669. Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District. November 16, 1993. Motion for Rehearing and/or Transfer Denied December 28, 1993. Application to Transfer Denied February 22, 1994.
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i dismissed "court has" earlier, but after reviewing it again, it makes more sense in self context because "is" is present tense and the statement is explaining the law has alleviated that case, where "has" is past tense.  IF i recall correctly, the ambiguity of wording is enough to call the law itself into question for an interpretation by the judge and/or for them to recuse themselves based on jurisdiction authority and toss whatever point is being based on that law out for the matter in question for the time-being such that the matter could handed off to a superior court for that one particular matter.  In other words, it would be pretty rare for a law that had been written with ambiguity to be decided by a case of whatever kind that was not aimed at deciding it directly.  Depending on what your aim is regarding how the law is "used" in the context of any litigation one or the other "case" of interpretation would need to be asked of the judge and they would need to rule on it right there and then.  If you wanted it thrown out then finding two cases that used it in the past that used it in two different interpretations would be all that's necessary.  Or on the other hand, just finding one that is contrary to what you are looking for would do the same thing, i.e. to be sure.  On the third hand, if you want the law to be interpreted the way you are reading it then do the Italian thing and "fuggetaboutit".  :)   And on the fourth hand, if you have any doubt whatsoever, and you should, then you should do a case history anyways just to be sure.  If you have the time, then the fourth hand is suggested if it matters. 
"*They*"  use Lexis-Nexus for such things ( computer database of case history they pay big lawyer bucks to have monthly access ). 

http://www.lexisnexis.com
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Apostrophe shaming: "Lunch periods are thirty minutes each and times vary between grade levels. We welcome parents and family members to eat lunch with their children when possible. All visitor’s must check-in in the office and obtain a visitor sticker before entering the school." (Briarcliff Elementary 2015-2016 parent handbook)
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Most likely caused by a proactive word completion algorithm that had learned the "'s" based on the user's normal patterns and skipped over by the spell checker since spell checkers ignore context.  It does provide evidence that the employees of said school are hired on lesser criteria than the school is advertised to educate. 
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