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Posted 31 October 2017 - 10:03 PM

"Fruit Salad"??? I think I would have gone for "Froot Loops"! :lol:

That even his mates at Ala-fricken-BAMA Law School are going on record...O...M...G...
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Posted 31 October 2017 - 10:11 PM

His professor may have predated the cereal.
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Posted 01 November 2017 - 05:52 AM

And yet he graduated, got admitted to the bar and elected to the state Supreme Court - twice.

Good thing there’s no advantage to being a well-off white male.
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Posted 01 November 2017 - 10:07 AM

Bear in mind that this is in Alabama, though.
“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we've been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It's simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.”

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 10:14 AM

View PostBact PhD, on 31 October 2017 - 10:03 PM, said:

"Fruit Salad"??? I think I would have gone for "Froot Loops"! :lol:

That even his mates at Ala-fricken-BAMA Law School are going on record...O...M...G...

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All the ribbons are referred to as "fruit salad".
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Posted 01 November 2017 - 10:27 AM

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Not sure what the poser in the photo is trying to prove but either he was prior service in the Army or he's just making this up.

The "flight wings" at the top look like pilot wings. He's wearing Airborne Wings (Possible for USAF) and a Combat Infantry Badge which is only awarded to people in the Army Infantry, he has an Air Assault badge (Army) Looks like he has two sets of different ribbons. By regulation, after a certain number of awards, you can go to four ribbons per row. I'd need a better expert to determine what some of those awards are. I know the Purple Heart is fairly high on the awards listing so why is it in the middle ? Some ribbons are hidden behind the lapel, As a rule, service ribbons come after awards and decorations.

He's got all that stuff and he's only an E-6 (+/- 10 years service) ? He was either in trouble, or he's lying.
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Posted 01 November 2017 - 11:06 AM

View Postandydp, on 01 November 2017 - 10:27 AM, said:

Not sure what the poser in the photo is trying to prove but either he was prior service in the Army or he's just making this up.

The "flight wings" at the top look like pilot wings. He's wearing Airborne Wings (Possible for USAF) and a Combat Infantry Badge which is only awarded to people in the Army Infantry, he has an Air Assault badge (Army) Looks like he has two sets of different ribbons. By regulation, after a certain number of awards, you can go to four ribbons per row. I'd need a better expert to determine what some of those awards are. I know the Purple Heart is fairly high on the awards listing so why is it in the middle ? Some ribbons are hidden behind the lapel, As a rule, service ribbons come after awards and decorations.

He's got all that stuff and he's only an E-6 (+/- 10 years service) ? He was either in trouble, or he's lying.

He probably bought them off eBay or Craig's List.

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 12:46 PM

View Postgolden_valley, on 01 November 2017 - 11:06 AM, said:

He probably bought them off eBay or Craig's List.

Well eBay is much safer than bomb bay.
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Posted 01 November 2017 - 03:32 PM

Roy Moore goes about proving the line I appropriated from Progressive Whisperer; "The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession."

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U.S. district court judge in D.C. blocked President Donald Trump's attempt to change the military’s transgender policy yesterday, and Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore thinks that judge should be impeached.

“The decision ... is absolutely ridiculous and is a perfect example of the outlandish doctrine of judicial supremacy whereby judges exalt themselves over the Constitution they are sworn to uphold," Moore, a former state Supreme Court chief justice, said in a statement on Monday.

His remarks came after Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ruled that Trump’s July 2017 directive, which would have banned all new transgender recruits from enlisting, violates the Fifth Amendment right to due process. The judge ruled that the directive cannot be enforced while the case works its way through the court.

Moore said Kollar-Kotelly "placed herself above the Constitution" with "judicial activism," which, he said, is worthy of impeachment.

"Only in 2016 did the Obama administration attempt to impose that delusion upon our fighting forces," he wrote. "To say that President Trump cannot prohibit transgenderism in the military is a clear example of judicial activism. Even the United States Supreme Court has never declared transgenderism to be a right under the Constitution."

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 03:49 PM

In fairness, I stole it from a commenter at LGM...

It is truth.

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 04:19 PM

View PostProgressive whisperer, on 01 November 2017 - 03:49 PM, said:

In fairness, I stole it from a commenter at LGM...

It is truth.

Shall I credit it in my signature as "Stolen from PW who stole it from..."?
" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 05:20 PM

View Postandydp, on 01 November 2017 - 10:27 AM, said:

Not sure what the poser in the photo is trying to prove but either he was prior service in the Army or he's just making this up.

The "flight wings" at the top look like pilot wings. He's wearing Airborne Wings (Possible for USAF) and a Combat Infantry Badge which is only awarded to people in the Army Infantry, he has an Air Assault badge (Army) Looks like he has two sets of different ribbons. By regulation, after a certain number of awards, you can go to four ribbons per row. I'd need a better expert to determine what some of those awards are. I know the Purple Heart is fairly high on the awards listing so why is it in the middle ? Some ribbons are hidden behind the lapel, As a rule, service ribbons come after awards and decorations.

He's got all that stuff and he's only an E-6 (+/- 10 years service) ? He was either in trouble, or he's lying.
Definitely fake
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Posted 09 November 2017 - 01:54 PM

This could be a game changer....

https://www.washingt...m=.51f684e581f4

I'm guessing that in 'Bama the thinking might be a 14 year old girl is getting to be a spinster, so she better be giving it up...
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Posted 09 November 2017 - 02:26 PM

30 sources? That's a fair number even in the GOP's alternate reality.

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 02:33 PM

Where did you get 30? I got the 4 lucky recipients, and few corroboratory, but I must have missed a bunch.

ETA: McConnell is not too happy about this.
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Posted 09 November 2017 - 02:47 PM

View Postindy, on 09 November 2017 - 02:26 PM, said:

30 sources? That's a fair number even in the GOP's alternate reality.

Just make sure they're not part of Hillary's Pizza Shop endeavors.
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Posted 09 November 2017 - 02:52 PM

Well, it gives a Mae West answer to this photo. Maybe it was both...

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 03:17 PM

View PostTraveler, on 09 November 2017 - 02:33 PM, said:

Where did you get 30? I got the 4 lucky recipients, and few corroboratory, but I must have missed a bunch.

From the story:

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This account is based on interviews with more than 30 people who said they knew Moore between 1977 and 1982, when he served as an assistant district attorney for Etowah County in northern Alabama, where he grew up.


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Posted 09 November 2017 - 03:52 PM

View PostTraveler, on 09 November 2017 - 02:33 PM, said:

Where did you get 30? I got the 4 lucky recipients, and few corroboratory, but I must have missed a bunch.

ETA: McConnell is not too happy about this.

McConnell is not too happy with Moore to begin with. Funny how the young lady that came forward was a Trump worker...
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Posted 09 November 2017 - 03:59 PM

View Postandydp, on 09 November 2017 - 03:52 PM, said:

Funny how the young lady that came forward was a Trump worker...

But why? The deluded who vote for these clowns are the people they most abuse.
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