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by Falstaff2
Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: United States Politics
Topic: should deserter Bowe Bergdahl get a life sentence for his heinous act against America?
Replies: 22
Views: 63

Re: should deserter Bowe Bergdahl get a life sentence for his heinous act against America?

In 1968 the Marine Corps dumped 10% of the recruits at boot camp and many were dumped due to mental/psychological issues. Maybe the military is too loose in their standards. Maybe R Lee Ermey should be put in charge of culling the reprobates. But there continues to be a problem filling the ranks of ...
by Falstaff2
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: United States Politics
Topic: should deserter Bowe Bergdahl get a life sentence for his heinous act against America?
Replies: 22
Views: 63

Re: should deserter Bowe Bergdahl get a life sentence for his heinous act against America?

The Court Martial would likely consider the case of Robert Garwood in making their decision. There were several charges that Garwood was acting as a guide for Viet Cong making attacks and ambushes on Marines.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_R._Garwood
by Falstaff2
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: United States Politics
Topic: Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL alleging teams colluded in not signing him to a contract
Replies: 10
Views: 45

Re: Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL alleging teams colluded in not signing him to a contract

Everyone wants a spectacular victory and most fail when they could have used some discretion in choosing their battles and gained some ground incrementally. The grandstand plays keeps the fans stirred up and the money rolling in. Today far too many low information voters want grandstand plays from t...
by Falstaff2
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: United States Politics
Topic: Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL alleging teams colluded in not signing him to a contract
Replies: 10
Views: 45

Re: Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL alleging teams colluded in not signing him to a contract

A man must have the courage to match his convictions. Players have the right to demonstrate their grievances as they see fit but as in everything else in life it's important to only bet what you are willing and able to lose relative to the cause. Maybe he can get his finances in order and carry on w...
by Falstaff2
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: United States Politics
Topic: What's The First Thing Doctors Look For In A Life or Death Emergency?
Replies: 83
Views: 354

Re: What's The First Thing Doctors Look For In A Life or Death Emergency?

If only we were all to take the advice of Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. They are promoting Texas Superfood as today's elixir of life. Regularly taking it will cure balding, lumbago, warts, sniffles and cancer and all the while causing you to lose weight. Could it be that the Koch Brothers bought T...
by Falstaff2
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: United States Politics
Topic: What's The First Thing Doctors Look For In A Life or Death Emergency?
Replies: 83
Views: 354

Re: What's The First Thing Doctors Look For In A Life or Death Emergency?

psk836 wrote:
Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:10 pm
They check for a heartbeat.

Here is a developing baby's heartbeat at six weeks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n48w_qJOTWs
Actually, before a doctor checks anything his office staff verifies insurance and credit rating.
by Falstaff2
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: United States Politics
Topic: So Why Wasn't It Sabotage When Obama Unconstitutionally Paid Subsidies To Insurance Companies?
Replies: 20
Views: 75

Re: So Why Wasn't It Sabotage When Obama Unconstitutionally Paid Subsidies To Insurance Companies?

The greatest obstacle to Americans having affordable healthcare is the corporate lobbyists. The need for supplemental insurance with Medicare is due to congress paying off the insurance lobby to ensure being re-elected. The outrageous cost of prescription drugs is due to congress paying off pharmac...
by Falstaff2
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: United States Politics
Topic: So Why Wasn't It Sabotage When Obama Unconstitutionally Paid Subsidies To Insurance Companies?
Replies: 20
Views: 75

Re: So Why Wasn't It Sabotage When Obama Unconstitutionally Paid Subsidies To Insurance Companies?

The greatest obstacle to Americans having affordable healthcare is the corporate lobbyists. The need for supplemental insurance with Medicare is due to congress paying off the insurance lobby to ensure being re-elected. The outrageous cost of prescription drugs is due to congress paying off pharmace...
by Falstaff2
Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: United States Politics
Topic: Boy Scouts Allowing Girls To Join
Replies: 27
Views: 120

Re: Boy Scouts Allowing Girls To Join

Political and cultural trends are being drastically twisted from the left and right fringes and good sense be damned.
by Falstaff2
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: TV, Movies, Radio, Music
Topic: Corporal Boyle was gay also
Replies: 1
Views: 8

Re: Corporal Boyle was gay also

Actually Gomer was always PFC. As in Private F'n Civilian. The rank to which I aspired for and succeeded in acquiring in 22 1/2 months thanks to Marine Corps Order 1910.23 w/change C.