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Nolan Kraszkiewicz The humanitarian intervention doctrine did not really exist until the mid 20th century, so about half of these incidents do not fall under consideration. Nevertheless, the casualty for the domestic affairs are nowhere near Syria or Bosnia numbers, and would not meet that requirement. As far as the Korea & Vietnam incidents, we were there by invitation of their respective governments - and were on foreign soil, these can be chalked up to fog of war. Topics that would possibly merit a humanitarian intervention in U.S. society today: 1. Imprisonment rate for non-violent offenders 2. Gang violence and murder rates (see: Chicago) 3. Any of our meddling with global financial norms 4. World leader in overall gun violence (not per capita)
Nolan Kraszkiewicz Chemical weapons are more heinous, because their aim is to kill by means of excruciating suffering. Yes, nukes have that capability too, but it is a side-effect instead of its designed purpose. The death toll you give is for the past decade of protracted conflict, and not indicative of a punitive, surgical strike - like what is currently being proposed. It does not remind me of Iraq, because it is completely different. We know Assad has active chemical stockpiles. Now, if we told them to stop, and for the sake of argument he did, then if in 10 years we said he still had them [when he didn't] - and then used that as casus belli, then it would be like Iraq. It may not cause pure stability, but it would certainly level the playing field.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz That applies in the case when the parent was not a citizen prior to birth, as you omitted a crucial clause: "And be it further enacted, that the children of persons duly naturalized, dwelling within the United States, and being under the age of twenty-one years, AT THE TIME OF such naturalization, and the children of citizens of the United States, born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, shall be considered as citizens of the United States," Cruz's mother was already naturalized when she had him in Canada. This does not apply in this case. Also, the act you cite begins with "That any alien, being a free white person..." Which shows the wisdom of a racist policy.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz Thanks! My mom bought me that years ago from a garage sale when I was a little kid because it had my name on it. She dragged it out for me. She said it was perfect because if the tornado separated my head from my body, the could identify whose it was.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz Yes it does. It is a major non-issue that was picked up exclusively by right wing media. Fun Fact, do you know how many tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma during a given storm season and how many death there are on average per touch down? Tornadoes are a dime a dozen here, [that's 20 years of experience talking]. The author then brings in arbitrary information and says "Winstead exemplify more of the same [Right Bashing]." Completely political She insists that "inappropriateness of her comments became self evident" not if you really understand and appreciate the context. What are the demographics of Oklahoma and what is a political football? It's good joke writing - and she did apologize quite extensively in a heartfelt manner [for Twitter]
Nolan Kraszkiewicz She used 'hurricane' multiple times in the article and in the article description. Their's a huge difference between a homonym and a natural disaster. Michael, that comparison is just juvenile. It its neither grammar nor spelling when it came to the contrast between tornado and hurricane. You're arguments are never really that good - and this further proves that notion. [HINT: I KNOW I USED THE WRONG 'THERE' AND 'YOUR' - I MEAN I KNOW YOUR GOOD AT CATCHING THAT.]
Nolan Kraszkiewicz First off, it's not a hurricane crisis, it's a tornado. Huge difference. Did you mean to hastily write an article victimizing Conservatives by shaming Liberals? Because ironically, in your rush to make a political point, I find it immensely more offensive that you can't take the time to do the research & call it a hurricane instead of the tornado that it was. Second, have you asked any Oklahomans what they think? As opposed to the Conservative politicos who are trying to crucify her? Personally, I love that joke & have made it in the past to similar effect. I know it gave me a much needed laugh & while at ground zero in Moore, I actually referenced this joke and everyone I talked too - even the Fox News crew thought it was funny.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz That's the thing Michael, Trailer Parks were largely avoided. The majority of the casualties are from cement foundation homes in neighborhoods. It is just a testament to the raw power of the EF-5+ tornado. They're legal and they are cheap.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz 8 Shots? The cop used poor fire control. He got trigger happy. Sure he had the justification to fear for his life, but being in the line of duty that he is, he should be expecting that. He panicked. He got happy feet and played this hand like it was Call of Duty, when he should have played it like the delicate situation it was. The suspect would have been down and neutralized in 4-5 shots and anything really beyond that in a few seconds, excluding the possibility that the officer was a world class Glock shooter, would have to wide of a zone. He acted hastily and this is almost criminally negligent in terms of his discretion. Fearing for your life is one thing, but this blanket justification is giving Cops seemingly inscrutable recourse.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz Actually, better training would help. It would teach the officer to use better fire control and not rapid fire 8 rounds. 4-5 would have been sufficient given the terms of the hostage scenario. And this is a difficult situation, a close quarters hostage situation where the officer was also being engaged - so here, liberals and conservatives are correct, and Leon, you're the one who is wrong. Get your conspiracy theory mumbo jumbo out of here. The Cop did not intentionally shoot the hostage like your poisoned orchard hypothesis proclaims.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz No, it doesn't. These are actual events that actually happened - and a politician is inherently and explicitly tied to his character. So your attempt to equate this to an ad hominem attack is in and of itself fallacious and just validates my previous assertion that you don't really know what you are talking about and that your rebuttal is a terrible one at best.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz Your counterargument/rebuttal is terrible. Name any other politician, in a Western Democracy, in a developed nation, with this level of authority - regardless of sex or gender, that comes anywhere close to Ford, who is still in power and has not yet lost their job. Not being politically correct or politically savvy is one thing, but being borderline racist & misogynistic, as well as a raging homophobe, is reprehensible behavior by about any standard. Furthermore, the use of illicit & illegal narcotics is a breach of personal conduct ethics. And as such, that is a violation of the people's faith & trust. I'm seriously not sure if you are attempting to be sarcastic or troll, but your defense of Ford just ends up being hilarious either way.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz Number 5 has to be the biggest indictment. Too drunk and rowdy for a Leafs game? That's really more of an accomplishment and achievement more than anything. That's an awesome gif by the way.
Nolan Kraszkiewicz Member of a spectrum capping movement that is fundamentally opposed to taxation and government regulation operating under the already murky and backwards system that is political campaign financing... Hmm, wonder why?
Nolan Kraszkiewicz Yes, while Dioxin was a known Cancer causing agent, the contamination, unfortunately, was not known. And it was Criminal negligence and is one of America's worst continued scandals.