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  1. 5 minutes ago, HerrDrFunk said:

    Please find demonstrable proof that the majority of Americans want Betsy DeVos as the secretary of education before making these claims. Also please try and remember that the majority of Americans didn't even vote her her boss.

    Only if you find demonstrable proof every time you post an opinion... or you know, perhaps figure out what the word "Maybe" means...

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  2. 3 minutes ago, Warhippy said:

    No mas.  By all means include me too.  I and almost everyone who frequents this thread hang on from day to day via bannable offenses.

     

    But I still don't get it.  The role is something I cannot understand.  Things I don't understand bother me.  Someone as obviously intelligent as Alfs real world person seems to be shouldn't need to or have to play that role at all.

    Anyways, why do you care? (rhetorical, I know you just answered it...)

     

    Let him do what he wants, let him post how he wants, let him BE who he wants here... if he identifies as a foolish alien, who are you to say otherwise? Don't make him Bill C-16 you..

  3. 1 minute ago, Warhippy said:

    No mas.  By all means include me too.  I and almost everyone who frequents this thread hang on from day to day via bannable offenses.

     

    But I still don't get it.  The role is something I cannot understand.  Things I don't understand bother me.  Someone as obviously intelligent as Alfs real world person seems to be shouldn't need to or have to play that role at all.

    Alzheimer's...

  4. 2 minutes ago, Warhippy said:

    No see cause I am very on the surface.  I don't flip then flop from topic to topic.  One minute being "oh no that's bad" then the other seizing on an opportunity to" Well it's how it should be cause it's what's right"

     

    his MO is or was cute.  But I cannot fathom why someone who is obviously intelligent effects this persona of idiocy.

     

    If you want to outright insult me feel free though champ.  I am not hiding behind anything or anyone and I say what I mean

    Yeah, I realized after I posted that, that you're a bad example... however most of the other people in this thread... well... that would actually be pretty funny to watch

  5. 1 hour ago, Alflives said:

    I guess it's not okay to have a different opinion.  That's fine.  I have my views, and will stick to them, regardless of what others may think.  Maybe that's what Trump is trying to promote, and what those US citizens who elected him want to believe too.  We each have a right to our opinion. 

    In Canada we have a right to our opinions too, just so long as our opinions do not interfere with others' rights and freedoms by promoting hatred and bigotry.  

    Does your insulting me mean your opinion is superior?

    Why do so many on CDC resort to insults when they are confronted with a differing opinion?

    Trump was elected by the US people.  He chooses his cabinet.  He represents the people.  

     

    Yeah, it's pretty sad honestly... when the best response you can muster up is insults, all they do is shut down the conversation and basically prove you right. It's why I woudn't be surprised if Trump won a second term. The left did this when Trump won the first time, and unless they get their act together, he'll win again.

     

    You should just report the posts that are straight up insulting Alf. It might be the only way they'll learn.

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  6. 1 hour ago, HerrDrFunk said:

    Hey @Chicken., @Ryan Strome, @Tortorella's Rant, @Dral, @Hypocritical Cranium Alf says you're responsible for every one of Trudeau's choices. 

     

    1 hour ago, Alflives said:

    We are, because he is our Prime Minister and represents us.  If we don't agree with his policies then we can be vocal in our views, and help to elect a different government.  That's how a democracy works.  Right now, until the next election, he does represent us - the people of Canada.

    Trump represents the US people too.  Many are vocally disapproving of his choices and methods.  That's their right and (I believe) their responsibility as citizens.

    It's those differing views/beliefs that make a nation strong.  

    I didn't actually vote...

     

    But philosophically speaking, I'd say Alf brings up some good points, especially on the responsibilities of a Nations Citizens

  7. 2 hours ago, RUPERTKBD said:

    So let this be a lesson to all: If you've been convicted of any sort of National Security felony, get yourself booked on Fox and Friends:

     

    https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/politics/a-felon-pleaded-his-case-on-‘fox-and-friends’-days-later-trump-pardoned-him/ar-BBK5wm6?li=AAggFp5

     

    Not really that big of a deal... sounds like the guy made a dumb mistake, wasn't intentionally being malicious... and he served his time...

     

    from the article you posted....

     

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    Saucier has already done his time, spending a year in prison, but he said the felony on his record has dimmed his prospects. He works as a garbage collector. He sought a political pardon to erase the felony from his record.

     

     

    Also.... he does bring up a good point about Hillary... if Trump actually wanted to drain the swamp, he could easily start there

     

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    “I accepted responsibility. I didn’t go to trial. I pleaded guilty. I said, ‘Look, I made a mistake when I was a young kid, and my family still continues … to be punished for that mistake.’ Whereas Hillary Clinton not only was not punished, but was allowed to run for the highest office in the country, and that should be very upsetting to the American people.”

     

     

     

  8. On 3/9/2018 at 4:32 PM, Canorth said:

    Also a convenient strategy for removing context or hiding who he actually gets his information from... in this case its a Reddit poster by the name of The_Donald

     

    Link

     

    Other posts by The_Donald...

     

     

    And this one...

     

     

    Sound familiar? 

     

     

    Seriously, reading some of this guys posts makes you wonder were Hyperbole Cranium ends and The_Donald begins...

     

    LoL - that last one is great....I bet that's how he prays

  9. 22 hours ago, Dral said:

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    On 3/8/2018 at 7:06 PM, Two one one said:

    I like how my threads stay pinned for so long, but, then again, I don't. :(

     

    Would anyone still like to see a new game started? I am able and willing to host and will give the game another dank title.

     

    By the bye, does anyone here reminisce about having a childhood imagination? Most particularly I miss it because I feel like I have the creative talents and articulateness to write a sophisticated work of fiction today but lack some aspect of the imagination that's necessary for good storytelling, whereas in my childhood I have a more vibrant imagination and creative instinct (or at least romanticize that I did) but did not have the verbal intelligence and ability to write something decent and engaging. As, say, an eight-year-old I obviously had a complete non-exposure to proper writings, fewer and younger experiences in the world to inspire fiction writing as compared to the me of today, and a poor grasp of--and feel for--the English language, especially as conveyed through the medium of text rather than speech. But I had a fresh perspective or way of looking at the world. And I had--although a juvenile one--an ability to make stories with characters who had traits and goals and opinions and values- stories with climaxes and protagonists and lots of details, and I was only constrained in the length of thought or writing by my capacity for giving it attention and not the number of ideas I had, which is what stumps me today. I think, while overall I look back on my childhood with a feeling of nostalgia, I would not want to revisit it or regress in age if I had a magic dial with such a function. I am an adult, have adult interests, enjoy the freedoms being an adult affords me, etc. All I want from that age is the new view, weird insights, and vibrant mind that would allow me to give character and other stuff to creative pursuits, but I want to retain everything I have now that allows me to apply it, including my memories, freedoms, lot in life, and a brain developed to my current age. Whenever I try to write something creative now, my mind is empty and I can't think of anything. I have nothing but fragmented passages for which I have provided nor thought of any context. I hope that, on their own, they stand as interesting pieces and solid demonstrations of prose, but having a few 250-500-word blurbs with no real meaning in terms of plot or story development--or which feature any actual characters I intend to have in my novel--is not something to be proud of on a personal or artistic level. I have, actually, nothing in my head that resembles a plot, plot device, plot structure, or anything otherwise plotty or related to plots, hoes, or gardening utensils. Wait- have I ever told you the story of when I was a ho--allegedly? I mean, I wasn't actually a ho. It was a mix up of hoes and hos that's truly a great example of my dumb thought processes, and it came up when I was summoned to court for a broken taillight which escalated to a possession charge, and this all happened in... I think it was May? of '86, back when the police started cracking down on broken taillights, or so I assume they did, out of some prejudice toward me, just as my taillight had broken in the one week of the month I didn't have the money to fix it, due to my rent date and pay day being at odd intersections of the same street. So I was in court, like I said, right? And I was asked, under oath, what my occupation was, and I was very nervous. The answer was simple; I worked at a small landscaping company for a man whom I'm still friends with, actually. On that week in particular, I was using a hoe (although I usually didn't) to till a bunch of land in the genuinely huge back yard of an elderly couple who wanted to use it for gardening ungodly amounts of sunflowers as well as tomatoes and strawberries if my memory is correct. So I said 'hoe' loudly, stopped talking because I didn't know how to proceed the thought or sentence, embarrassing myself into not talking for a few seconds, and the judge said 'ummm' quietly and began saying something else when I then interjected something like 'hoe. I use hoes to, uh, I'm like, I don't usually do this, but I'm a landscaper and this week I'm using a hoe to till a large garden. I realize I should've just said landscaper,' and the judge paused for a few seconds and then continued asking questions, and I think she smirked lmao. Anyway, that landscaping gig was sweet, and I was there for well over a decade. Like I said, I'm still friends with my boss, who put on a bunch of weight after he retired and loves the Canucks, as it happens. We had some pretty scary incidents on the job but neither of us, or any other employees of the company, ever lost any appendages or suffered severe injuries, although there were two concussions that I can quickly remember. One of the worst moments--and it only lasted a second, but one of the worst moments for me on that job--was when I fell down a bluff that I thought was high enough to kill me. Technically I was only falling for a few feet before I began sliding down the rock and dirt at /just barely/ enough of an angle that I was unhurt by the time I stopped skidding on the ground. My boss, whom, like I said, I'm still friends with, felt bad and offered to buy me tickets to an event he was going to with his wife already prior to the incident, and I jumped on it because it seemed fun and brought one of my friends along with the extra ticket and we sat next to the boss and his wife. It was a wrestling match in 1998 wherein The Undertaker threw Mankind off Hell In A Cell, who then plummeted 16 ft through an announcer’s table.

     

     

     

    unless of course this is the title to the game you're about to host, in which case I take back everything I said and approve wholeheartedly

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  10. 2 hours ago, goalie13 said:

    I confess - I don't get all the fuss over Daylight Saving Time.  It's just one hour.  I rarely go to bed at the same time on the weekend anyways.  Over the years, I have never noticed it having any impact on me.

     

    I've always wondered though, what happens to people working overnight shifts?  Do they work an hour for free in the fall?  Do they lose an hour of pay in the spring?

    I work a 9 hr shift (1 hr is OT)... or I work a 7 hr shift....

  11. 1 hour ago, Hypocritical Cranium said:

    I know it's CNN but

     

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/08/politics/south-korea-north-korea-trump/index.html

     

    Oh no, what do we do?

     

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/03/08/trump-announces-major-statement-from-south-korea-coming-at-7-pm-et.html

     

    Two worlds colliding... literally. Can someone shed some light on how I am supposed to feel. Do we round peg in square hole this one or square peg in a round hole?

    What do you have against triangle pegs or holes?

     

    racist.

  12. 7 minutes ago, kingofsurrey said:

    Yes, you will.    A child brought up in poverty will  very often cost us all for the next 80 years ..... 

     

    Get out your wallet and get ready to start paying....

     

    Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day.Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime. Chinese Proverb?

     

    No... I wont.... because you just said you would pay more, so now you're paying my share, there's no problem to worry about...

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  13. Just now, kingofsurrey said:

    You will pay more  then...    You will pay for the child's entire life  of services.....

     

    You think you are saving money but in fact you are going to pay much more. 

     

    No I wont... you said you would pay more because it's the right thing to do... you can pay my share, since I think the right thing to do would be for someone not to have kids before they can afford it so they don't steal money from the rest of us just because they make poor life decisions

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  14. 1 minute ago, kingofsurrey said:

    If a homeless person makes a poor decision to have a kid.....

     

    One way or another we will all be paying for that child..   whether that is welfare for the family...  or  policing, mental health services....  probation....   legal aid...... prison system...   probation officer...

     

    So many costs later in a  life if a child is not properly fed  / housed / and cared for..

     

    Pay  ( invest ) now or pay later..   You choose.    

    Naaa... I'll pay nothing... you can pay my share

  15. 1 minute ago, kingofsurrey said:

    Oh i see ... do  you prefer that poor people have their kids seized and put in permanent foster care...

     

    Make up your mind... 

     

    What is it your are trying to say..

     

    Many people in Canada believe the right to have kids is a basic human right....   not for the state to decide....

     

    54 minutes ago, Dral said:

    Homeless people definitely shouldn't be having kids

     

     

    That's all I was saying...

     

    I'm not going to stop them from having kids, and I'm not going to suggest they should be sterilized and I'm probably not going to do any of the other crazy ideas you can come up with to accuse me of wanting to do to them... I'm very happy with them being free to make life decisions that have consequences... that's what I like about living in a free society... I just don't want to have to pay for the consequences if they are the ones making a free life choice

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