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by rwetmore
Sat Dec 12, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 3639

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

It's against US Law to ban an entire religion. That is a fact. Actually, it's not -- at least for foreign nationals trying to come into the country. It may not be good policy, but it's perfectly legal. Of course, inside the US, it's illegal to ban an entire religion (and absolutely should be). I am...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 12, 2015 12:42 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 3639

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

So now you're threatening to request me being thrown out over this? It's only your opinion that it is purely anti-Muslim propaganda. I don't think it is; moreover, I could argue it's effectively propaganda to deny or supress such evidence and be held to different standard, and request you be thrown...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 12, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 3639

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

Just listen to Trump for the answers to your rhetorical questions. He did not call for a ban on admitting "radical Muslims" to this country. He did not call for a ban on admitting Muslims with ties to terrorist organizations from entering this country. He called for a ban on admitting ALL Muslims t...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 12, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

I said you insult our intelligence. I know, but I don't do it directly -- only indirectly. That's a key difference. As far as I can remember you always remain civil. For that you have my gratitude and utmost respect. One who has the weight of the logic and evidence on their side need never be unciv...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 12, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: I've Changed. This Is War. Seal the Borders. Stop the Visas
Replies: 1
Views: 645

I've Changed. This Is War. Seal the Borders. Stop the Visas

I've Changed. This Is War. Seal the Borders. Stop the Visas By Lawrence Kudlow December 12, 2015 http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2015/12/12/ive_changed_this_is_war_seal_the_borders_stop_the_visas_129021.html Yes, unfortunately it's probably what should be done until we have a handle on th...
by rwetmore
Fri Dec 11, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Evil That Cannot Be Left Unanswered
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Re: The Evil That Cannot Be Left Unanswered

No one read this. It's very disturbing, but it's something everyone should read. It's truly hell on Earth over there.
by rwetmore
Fri Dec 11, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Muslims against violence
Replies: 3
Views: 793

Re: Muslims against violence

We frequently hear the complaint that the Muslims who do not support terrorism fail to speak out. The complaint has no basis--an Internet search would reveal hundreds if not thousands of these statements. But the complaint is understandable since the news media rarely picks up on these declarations...
by rwetmore
Fri Dec 11, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 3639

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

arepo wrote:Add your preposterous stance on the subject of Global Warming and your biases are indisputable.
And what do you know about Global Warming? Enlighten us with your knowledge on the subject.
by rwetmore
Fri Dec 11, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 3639

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

"No, of course I'm not trying to foment anti-Muslim fear and hatred. Neither is Trump, BTW. This is not an anti-Muslim crusade -- it's an anti-radical Islam crusade. You see, I actually listen to the whole of what Trump says from his own mouth at rallies and when he's interviewed on TV. I watch the...
by rwetmore
Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: the Trump Hitler connection
Replies: 6
Views: 1041

Re: the Trump Hitler connection

For the rest of it, there's really nothing new or enlightening about the demographics of Donald Trump's support, which corresponds pretty closely to the demographics of likely Republican voters. Surprise, surprise. Disaffected with the Republican establishment, dismissive of what they call the main...
by rwetmore
Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Evil That Cannot Be Left Unanswered
Replies: 1
Views: 524

The Evil That Cannot Be Left Unanswered

The Evil That Cannot Be Left Unanswered

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/10/opini ... inion&_r=1

Interesting piece from someone who has actually has been over there.
by rwetmore
Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 3639

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

No further discussion. You have been warned. So now you're threatening to request me being thrown out over this? It's only your opinion that it is purely anti-Muslim propaganda. I don't think it is; moreover, I could argue it's effectively propaganda to deny or supress such evidence and be held to ...
by rwetmore
Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Who likes Harrison Ford as an actor?
Replies: 4
Views: 1043

Re: Who likes Harrison Ford as an actor?

I finally saw a movie I thought he was really good in. The Age of Adeline. The movie is fairly good for what it is (nothing spectacular), but he was damn good in his role I thought. Best performance from him I've seen in years if not decades. I'm kind of critic of him and for the most part don't th...
by rwetmore
Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against America

lennygoran wrote:"Trump in this campaign has gone after African Americans, immigrants, Latinos, Asians, women, Muslims and now the disabled."
Except he hasn't actually. It's all made up by the media.
by rwetmore
Wed Dec 09, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against America

Here is Trump himself interviewed by Barbara Walters: Barbara Walters to Trump: "Are You A Bigot?"; Trump: "Somebody In This Country Has To Say What's Right" http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2015/12/08/barbara_walters_to_trump_are_you_a_bigot_trump_somebody_in_this_country_has_to_say_whats_rig...
by rwetmore
Wed Dec 09, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against America

Here is a very level headed piece on this that analyzes critically what exactly it is that Trump is proposing, and whether it would be legal or not:

http://www.wsj.com/article_email/did-tr ... ODQwNTg0Wj
by rwetmore
Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against America

Of the several "I Love Trump!" threads, this will serve as well as any: Though all Trump supporters surely aren’t racists or bigots, even a cursory examination of social media reveals that many are. RTWT here . Cheers, ~k. The human mind's ability to delude itself, in order to validate one's politi...
by rwetmore
Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 3639

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

Just what is your agenda, rwetmore? Are you deliberately trying to foment anti-Muslim fear and hatred in America? Because that's the effect of your recent posts. You don't care if your source is an outright fraud, as with the Center for Security Policy "poll," or if the source is reputable but does...
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against America

Trump himself today on all of this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdAo4aVVPE4

He sounds perfectly reasonable to me. What's so outrageous?
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 3639

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

But so many don't want to face the apparent reality. I can't entirely blame them, BTW. It's highly disconcerting.
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 3639

Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

Oh boy, this is a hard hitting piece.

Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth – the Muslim World Is Overcome with Hate

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/4 ... extremists
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against America

I just saw and read this. How Donald Trump Plays the Media http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2015/12/08/how_donald_trump_plays_the_media He doesn't even address or discuss whether he thinks Trump is right or wrong or whether what he's proposing is even viable or not, politically or otherwise. It's s...
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 1:52 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: 25% of US Muslims are OK with violence against Americans

Here is post by someone that sums it up well and fair I think: The start of the article shows it a little differently than your message-do you think if Trump gets his way on Muslims entering the country-that such discrimination-will improve their attitudes? Listen to the President-he's got it right...
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against America

John F, Yes, I'm aware of what you posted (I'm the one that linked the article), and I too find the results of the poll hard to believe, frankly. None the less, look at the PEW data that was also linked to. It suggests the results might not be super far off. As I said, even if it's only 1/5th, i.e. ...
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:47 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against America

Here is a (somewhat) contradictory story:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the ... ts-center/

The post I posted above is in response to this article.
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:41 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: 25% of US Muslims are OK with violence against Americans

Here is post by someone that sums it up well and fair I think: "After reading through the PEW research cited in this article, I was shocked. I used to believe that 99.99% of Muslim Americans were against Al Qaeda terrorism. The reality, that 5% either favor or somewhat favor Al Qaeda, is way too muc...
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: 25% of US Muslims are OK with violence against Americans

Even if we assume the results of the poll or largely skewed high (which they may be), it's still shocking. If someone has some polling that contradicts this, I'd like to see that. But even if it's only 5% and 10%, that's still highly disturbing.
by rwetmore
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:30 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Poll: 25% of US Muslims OK with violence against Americans

Shock Poll: 51% of U.S. Muslims Want Sharia; 25% Okay with Violence Against Americans http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2015/06/24/shock-poll-51-of-american-muslims-want-sharia-25-okay-with-violence-against-americans/ Holy smokes! I would not have thought it anywhere near that high. BTW, t...
by rwetmore
Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Activists demand UN ‘revoke’ credentials of ‘climate deniers
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Re: Activists demand UN ‘revoke’ credentials of ‘climate den

P.S. It appears that this and many other hits on the subject all link to a single article, in The Australian, and that article is behind a pay wall. All we have, then, is the brief and vague piece on ClimateDepot - a web site owned by Marc Morano, the former producer of the Rush Limbaugh radio show...
by rwetmore
Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:48 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

I ridicule you, that's very true, but I feel you insult our intelligence a lot of the time and rightfully deserve all you get I virtually never directly insult anyone. I simply point out very cleverly that those you support and vote for are insulting you and your intelligence. Like on a regular ong...
by rwetmore
Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Activists demand UN ‘revoke’ credentials of ‘climate deniers
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Activists demand UN ‘revoke’ credentials of ‘climate deniers

Activists demand UN ‘revoke’ credentials of ‘climate deniers’ in Paris – Claim ‘Climate Hustle’ film is ‘full of lies’ – without seeing it – Warn skeptics may ‘derail’ UN treaty http://www.climatedepot.com/2015/12/06/greens-want-muzzle-on-climate-deniers-claim-climate-hustle-film-is-full-of-lies-an...
by rwetmore
Sun Dec 06, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Conductor Profile series: Rene Leibowitz
Replies: 37
Views: 3849

Re: Conductor Profile series: Rene Leibowitz

I got really excited when I read your post. I, too, admire Leibowitz greatly. Unfortunately, one person who has the set in England wrote the following: "I admire this conductor so much after hearing his Beethoven symphonies and immediately ordered this set. Unfortunately the production of this set ...
by rwetmore
Sun Dec 06, 2015 8:09 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

PPS-Your conditions for continuing to post--that is only if Trump wins-seems like sore losing? No, I will not be a sore loser if Trump loses the nomination, which he certainly may. I'm not predicting he's going to win it. Now, I think he has a real shot, but I really don't know what's going to happ...
by rwetmore
Sun Dec 06, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

Chalkie, I'm sure that's not so. Nobody who reads threads in the Corner Pub could fail to see that in CMG, rwetmore is a lone conservative voice crying in the wilderness, I'm only the lone conservative because all the others left years ago. There were quite a few at one point. When Barry Z in parti...
by rwetmore
Sun Dec 06, 2015 7:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

Look, I know -- this is a liberal dominated board. I provide the (unwanted) balance. I am overtly insulted here all the time, and it's allowed by the moderator, where as if I or another conservative did it, I'd be banned. I'm not complaining -- just pointing it out. It doesn't bother me that I'm out...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

Recent Trump interview on this issue about radical Muslims. He answers a lot of tough questions very frankly. So tell me where he's wrong or out of line, because I don't see it. Seriously tell me. He's just being brutally honest about the reality we're facing out there. https://www.youtube.com/watch...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Conductor Profile series: Rene Leibowitz
Replies: 37
Views: 3849

Re: Conductor Profile series: Rene Leibowitz

During the early '50s Leibowitz seems to have been a baton for hire, cheap. He was recorded by quite minor labels in nonstandard repertoire, not much of it associated with his esthetic. I was surprised at the spirit, even the vivacity, of his Offenbach operettas. But I'm not interested enough to pu...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 05, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Who likes Harrison Ford as an actor?
Replies: 4
Views: 1043

Who likes Harrison Ford as an actor?

I finally saw a movie I thought he was really good in. The Age of Adeline. The movie is fairly good for what it is (nothing spectacular), but he was damn good in his role I thought. Best performance from him I've seen in years if not decades. I'm kind of critic of him and for the most part don't thi...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 05, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Conductor Profile series: Rene Leibowitz
Replies: 37
Views: 3849

Re: Conductor Profile series: Rene Leibowitz

Has anyone by chance gotten this yet? I still haven't.
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 05, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump: Black pastors meeting a success
Replies: 15
Views: 1895

Re: Trump: Black pastors meeting a success

More on this subject of African Americans for Trump. VIDEO: ‘Stump for Trump’ duo bring down the house at NC rally http://www.theamericanmirror.com/video-stump-for-trump-duo-bring-down-the-house-at-candidates-nc-rally/ These two girls are freaking hilarious. Just do a youtube search of them and you'...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Who is the dumb one?
Replies: 3
Views: 913

Who is the dumb one?

Who's the dumb one? Obama reacts to Trump climate criticism

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/whos-dumb-one ... 32281.html

So what happened to 97%?
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 18184

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

And of course, it's *possible* ISIS could be lying about it, but that's trivially true.
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:20 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 18184

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

ISIS Brags About Exploiting Refugee Program to Send “Sleeper Cells” to Europe Manifesto reveals agenda to create Muslim "no go zones" in western cities as bases to launch more attacks http://www.infowars.com/isis-brags-about-exploiting-refugee-program-to-send-sleeper-cells-to-europe/ THESE ARE ISIS...
by rwetmore
Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 18184

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

A threat, even an empty threat, can be as effective as the real thing Please explain this to me, because it doesn't make any sense. You're actually claiming that ISIS infiltrating the West with its members through the Syrian migration crisis and subsequently conducting attacks all over the West via...
by rwetmore
Fri Dec 04, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

rwetmore is floundering, trying to explain away Trump's untruth by suggesting that, well, after all, it was kind of half true. Now he's coming up with misstatements of his own. Sorry, rwetmore, it won't wash. Are you incapable of admitting that (a) Trump was wrong and (b) you are wrong? Because he ...
by rwetmore
Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

Now it's you who are indulging in Trump-like evasions. I have conclusively refuted his repeated claim that he saw thousands and thousands on TV in Jersey City celebrating as the towers came down. I've not just asserted but proved that this is not and couldn't possibly be true. He saw nobody in Jers...
by rwetmore
Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

I Live In Jersey And Trump Is Right: Muslims DID Celebrate On 9/11 In NJ . . . We Saw It! Donald Trump is telling the truth about Muslims celebrating in New Jersey on September 11, 2001 http://www.infowars.com/i-live-in-jersey-and-trump-is-right-muslims-did-celebrate-on-911-in-nj-we-saw-it/ One wit...
by rwetmore
Thu Dec 03, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

No doubt some radicalized Muslims were glad that the World Trade Center was destroyed. After all, the first attack on the WTC in 1993 was organized and carried out by radicalized Muslims led by the blind sheikh Ramzi Yousef, then living in Jersey City. Yousef and another man actually carried out th...
by rwetmore
Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 6490

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

I can believe that Trump might win the nomination, because Republicans seem (to outsiders like me) to belong to some distant loony galaxy. At least, the Tea Party end of the GOP. Oh no, his supporters and those leaning toward him or who like him (at least some aspects) extend far beyond just the Te...
by rwetmore
Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump: Black pastors meeting a success
Replies: 15
Views: 1895

Re: Trump: Black pastors meeting a success

VIDEO: Black pastors endorse Trump at Virginia rally Several black pastors joined Donald Trump on-stage at a Virginia rally last night to publicly endorse his candidacy for president. Dr. Steve Parson, a minister in Richmond, Virginia, joined eight others at a Manassas rally to show their support f...