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  1. "trump" had a white house "listening" meeting and invited some Parkland (and other massacre) survivors. But I'm not sure it's widely known that the "trump" regime deliberately did NOT invite any of the more vocal Parkland student activists. It turns out it was a reality t.v. stunt only to push "trump's" sick and dangerous agenda of almost no action on gun control and instead being a shill for the NRA to put guns in schools. Here is a real "democratic" event on the gun massacre issue from a media outlet that "trump" calls fake news. It's the opposite --
  2. That is truly disgusting.
  3. Banning assault weapons. It worked before. Why not do it again?!? Only one reason. Gun nuts, gun profits, and the NRA. https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/analysis-the-real-reason-congress-banned-assault-weapons-in-1994-and-why-it-worked/
  4. Yeah but a movement has started. Youth movements have power. There is a chance this might be different but of course nothing big anytime soon. "That the Parkland kids don’t share the older liberal generation’s defeatism on gun control was evident. But the things they wanted to know reminded us that in a public forum, the answers don’t matter as much as the questions. It was powerful to hear disbelief in the status quo expressed by young, frustrated people who haven’t yet learned that’s the way things are. Together with the roars and jeers of the audience, the wrenchingly unassuming questions breathed new life into a debate that gun-control advocates have mostly convinced themselves they’ve lost." https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/02/the-teens-at-cnns-gun-town-hall-had-questions-grown-ups-forgot-how-to-ask.html Sent from my [device_name] using http://Thailand Forum - Thaivisa mobile app
  5. "trump" is trolling as usual. He knows the armed teachers won't get far. Next school massacre he can say I tried and blame others. Basically ignoring the gun access issue and diverting attention from it. Hopefully the Florida kids will continue to call B.S. Sent from my [device_name] using http://Thailand Forum - Thaivisa mobile app
  6. He never will. That's his base. Sent from my [device_name] using http://Thailand Forum - Thaivisa mobile app
  7. It's true that many U.S. schools are already like prisons. "trump" and the NRA wants to expand on that toxic idiocy.
  8. Back in the day I remember I actually watched some of his "God" rallies on t.v. Not because I was open to his message but because he was a great showman.
  9. Yes, and he needs to have a far right wing gun message to present at the CPAC convention he will be speaking at soon. Arming teachers as a "solution" to school gun massacres is perfect. Not as a solution but as politics.
  10. I think this article is worth posting. Obviously genetics plays a role in a lot of things including propensity towards obesity. But whatever our genetics, there are things we can do. This article suggests an approach that makes sense to me -- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/well/eat/counting-calories-weight-loss-diet-dieting-low-carb-low-fat.html
  11. Of course it is, but realistically that is nearly impossible. But there is a glimmer of hope. Restrictions on gun ownership are possible even with that amendment. We need a lot more of them.
  12. Here is what "trump" is probably up to. Going for tiny things, background check enhancement that already should be done before changing any laws, some technical rules of bump stops (the gun nuts have already stocked up on them .. TOO LATE) and some kind of wishy washy suggestion that STATES might raise the age requirement to buy assault rifles. No bans. Nothing about hand guns which kills over 90 percent of the people killed by guns. That minor marginal stuff in exchange for what idiotic right wing NRA stuff? Armed teachers, turning more schools into virtual prisons, and open carry reciprocity between states. As is the slogan now from Florida -- I CALL B.S.! I also have a criticism of the Florida student activists. They are focusing ONLY on school safety. That is way too narrow sighted. Sure, it's horrible that anyone is murdered while going to school, but it's like they're blind to the majority of the gun violence in the U.S. that also kills young people in other settings than schools and is almost all about HAND GUNS. Murdered by a gun is murdered by a gun. I realize the USA can't do what Australia did because of culture and second amendment fetish. But by focusing only on school shootings and not going deeper, the results (if anything) are going to be very minor and marginal and sold as a solution. You've got to go for more for any hope of getting more.
  13. Graham once suggested the AIDS was a punishment from God. Then he apologized. At least he apologized. The type of right wing preachers that followed him would say stuff like that and never apologize.
  14. Trump had affair with Playboy model - New Yorker report

    It's obvious Melania (and "trump") didn't really expect to win. I don't exactly feel sorry for her and I agree she's no innocent (she know the type of sleazeball con man she was marrying) but it has become a bizarre situation. You can tell they are "married" in name only.
  15. The Hit And Run Restaurant "review" Thread

    Let's focus on restaurants please.
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