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Old 08-22-2012, 02:41 AM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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Of course - but what a random comment out of left field.

I don't believe that anyone in this thread has advocated in any way that you should not be able to make those choices.
True... but some people (*cough cough*) sure do like to JUDGE others for their decisions!
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:53 AM
 
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Actually that's a great example. Why was this such a huge national story? One reason: it was an extremely aberrant case, way beyond what anyone expects, a fringe exception that proves the rule.

Tragic stories like this one, however, never go anywhere because they conform to an all-too predictable pattern.
The problem is that it wasn't a fringe exception. It happens all too often.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:59 AM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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The problem is that it wasn't a fringe exception. It happens all too often.
WP jumped the shark when he claimed that a man murdering his wife was a fringe exception. He's more often than not suspect número uno. WP would deny the existence of the sun moon and stars if it suited what he has already convinced himself of. Waste. Of. Time.
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:01 AM
 
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You asked me earlier to cite posts that were indicative of mischaracterizations - now you don't want me to?

Let me guess - you voted for flip-flopper John Kerry in 2004?
I believe it was Western Pilgrim who used the phrase "drunken co-eds and carousing divorcees".

And I would point out that your, "Let me guess..." could be taken as a personal attack. Evidently, you feel free to attack others, and to play the victim card when you feel attacked. Hmmmmm.....
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