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  1. hardheadjarhead

    Glock 43: single stack 9mm

    Glock has a model in the .357 SIG, which allegedly duplicates the ballistics of a .357 magnum. The .357 magnum, however, is basically a rimmed revolver round. It's unlikely Glock will bother with it.
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    Marine And Wife Attacked At Movie

    Often in instances like these the parents are as bad as the kids themselves...the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Regards, Steve
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    Presas Arnis

    Dan, Correct. You'll recall Tim talked to you about this in March. Regards, Steve
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    Presas Arnis

    Dan, I don't know, not being a Kenpo practitioner. Regards, Steve
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    Presas Arnis

    Dan, Presas Arnis is a synthesis of Modern Arnis, Kombatan, Balintawak, and (to a much lesser extent), Bando and other arts that influenced the WMAA curriculum. Regards, Steve
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    Creationism and Evolution

    Creationism is a purely Judeo-Christian take on the creation of the universe. It isn't science. It isn't just bad science, it isn't science at all. Should it be taught in public schools? Not in science class, certainly. The problem with creationism is that it doesn't merely dispute...
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    Beyond belief?? If only!

    This isn't surprising, really. Silly, but not surprising. For how many centuries have we seen Christian on Christian violence? When Peter the Hermit's crusading army entered the city of Semlin (modern day Zemun, in Serbia) in 1096, they killed 4,000 Christians. Then there's the...
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    Letter to a Red-Stater.

    Letter to a Red-Stater. What follows is a letter I wrote to my niece's husband, Jack, who lives in Georgia. He'd accused Obama of socialism (as have some here), and I attempted to refute this at length. Steve Scott Punahou, '75 Indiana University, '79. --------------- Jack, Let's look at...
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    Obama: Socialist or not?

    The socialism charge is ridiculous. Anyone with half a mind to believe that charge is operating with exactly the right equipment. Google the transcripts of the speeches that McCain and Palin made at the Republican National Convention. Now cut and paste said speeches to any word processing...
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    Acorn and The Obamasiah

    Conservatives often blame "the liberal media" for their failures. It's easy. Blame the press. It makes one wonder how in this recent election Obama has had 24 newspapers...all supporters of Bush in 2004...endorse him over McCain. Whatever happened to respecting the office, if not...
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    Reasons to "Just Say No To Obama"

    Not necessarily. He may have just fumbled them. Note further that he (and all the legislators) register their mistake as it happens. It could well be a fumble. Six out of four thousand is a pretty small percentage. 15% is a pretty teensy percentage. Regards, Steve
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    Louis Farrakhan Declares Obama the Messiah.

    So, nothing, Elder. You claimed she was of majority. I showed she wasn't. She was a teenager living at home, and not the eighteen year old you suggested she was. You didn't do your homework, and now can't 'fess up to it? The reason I brought up the issue of Levi not wanting the kid is...
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    Reasons to "Just Say No To Obama"

    Here is the original L.A. Times article that reported the issue of Obama pressing the wrong button:,1,7079399.story?ctrack=1&cset=true So on six occasions he either actually hit the wrong button in error, or was looking...
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    Louis Farrakhan Declares Obama the Messiah.

    That was freakin' awesome. I love variations on that one.... "Teach a man to build a fire, and he's warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life." Regards, Steve
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    Louis Farrakhan Declares Obama the Messiah.

    She was seventeen at the time of the announcement September 1, and five months pregnant. The New York Daily News (reference below) reports that the father, Levi Johnston, didn't want children. Regards, Steve...
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    Colin Powell Endorses Obama

    I didn't notice that. "Supergoo" was that "hair mousse" used in the movie "Something About Mary," wasn't it? Regards, Steve
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    Colin Powell Endorses Obama

    Some minds don't. The term "diehard" will always have its use. But some do...and I think Bob is probably one of them, in spite of his self modifications with Super Glue. Or "gloo," or however it's spelled. I don't think Powell's endorsement will have any other purpose than to have other...
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    Louis Farrakhan Declares Obama the Messiah.

    It was front page news because it was the teenaged daughter of a religiously conservative vice presidential candidate who has herself openly advocated "abstinence only" education in schools--a program found not to work. One would call that "irony." It also earned attention because the press...
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    Reasons to "Just Say No To Obama"

    Let's look at the first link's fifth allegation--"Obama wants sex education for kindergartners!" The video provided fades before Obama can justify his legislation...which called for a program that teaches children skills to help them avoid child molestation...
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    Louis Farrakhan Declares Obama the Messiah.

    You think so? Qualify that. Better yet, quantify it. Obama has campaigned for twenty months. Palin was placed in the race in September. Since her interviews with Gibson and Couric (both widely acknowledged by the Right as disasters) the McCain campaign has kept her away from reporters...
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    Colin Powell Endorses Obama

    George W. Bush's former Secretary of State endorses Obama: Regards, Steve
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    Louis Farrakhan Declares Obama the Messiah.

    He already did. He denounced Farrakhan last February in his debate with Hillary Clinton. This is all very old news: Look, Farrakhan is trying to curry favor with blacks--the sole population from...
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    Last Debate -- Nothing New Here!

    The general tone on the net suggests that McCain did better on this debate than the two previous...yet fell short of the mark and lost. Polls show Obama/Biden now four for four. In a CBS poll of uncommitted voters 53% surveyed identified Democratic nominee Barack Obama as the winner of the...
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    2nd Debate...round two..who won?

    A CNN snap poll done after the debate scored it Obama over McCain, 54%-30%. CNN's undecided voters who were polled scored it 59%-37%. When asked who would handle the Wall Street crisis best, Obama won again, 57%-36%. The poll also showed favorable ratings of Obama up by four percent to 64%...
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    2008 Vice Presidential Debate - Who Won?

    This is great...the debate as seen by SNL: Regards, Steve
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    1st Debate, Who Won?

    The Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll had registered voters preferring Obama, 49 to 44 percent. The USA TODAY/Gallup debate poll picked Obama over McCain 46 to 34 percent. When asked which candidate offered the best proposals to solve the country's problems, respondents favored Obama 52...
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    Who do you think will (not 'want to' but *will*) win the election?

    Here are some interesting sites tracking the polls: They all have some interesting articles as well. Note that the second two are more in concordance with one...
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    2008 Vice Presidential Debate - Who Won?

    The MartialTalk poll is an extremely small sample, Bob. It might show the political slant of the people here. Of course, the same could be said of the other polls. Regards, Steve
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    2008 Vice Presidential Debate - Who Won?

    Here's how it broke down insofar as polling is concerned: Survey USA had Biden 51%, Palin 32%, and the elusive Undecided at 17% tracked independent voters, showing them favoring Biden 67% to Palin 33%. Non-scientific polls: AOL had Biden winning 48 to 45 MSNBC had Biden...
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    McCain and Taxes.

    An interesting article on John McCain's chief economic advisor. He says McCain will raise taxes: It isn't particularly sparing of Obama, either. The question really boils down to WHO will they raise the...