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Started 2/26/16 by gunter; 155822 views.
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gunter

From: gunter

Mar-6

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From: gunter

Mar-28

As the World Turns ...

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From: gunter

Apr-12

Tens of thousands killed in Mariupol!

Guess we're not doing too bad here in the USA, we kill that many every few months.

https://www.gunviolencearchive.org/

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From: gunter

Apr-22

Happy Earthday !

  • Edited April 22, 2022 1:11 pm  by  gunter
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From: gunter

Apr-22

You've heard of K-pop  which  is Korean and relatively harmless,  saffron pop on the other hand is homegrown Indian and deadly to Muslims in a Hindu  India.

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From: gunter

Apr-22

The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes.

Marjorie Taylor Greene, when asked about a video of her calling for the execution of Democrats : I don't recall saying all of this.

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  • Edited April 22, 2022 7:44 pm  by  gunter
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From: gunter

Apr-24

I've been expecting this. Taking a cue from recent Florida book bannings,  a petitioner demands that the Bible should be removed from schools due to "inappropriateness, social-emotional learning, mentions of bestiality and rape, and "wokeness" as reasons to ban the Bible. Each reason is accompanied by a corresponding Bible excerpt."

Any bets on how this will go down?

Ken (kjodwyer)

From: Ken (kjodwyer)

Apr-25

The Bible is not promoting those acts ... it condemns such activity as sinful ... that is a big difference

gunter

From: gunter

Apr-25

Yea, some people do have peculiar views of what is sin and the Bible does contain a profusion of them. There is rape genocide bestiality slavery violence, sometimes ok, much sex. [ Come to think of, it's much like cable tv nowadays.]

Would some other book with the below lines  pass muster? Bible gets the pass.  Why is that?

There she lusted after her lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of horses which does sound like it's disapproved,
 
but then there is much approval for O daughter Babylon, you devastator! Happy shall they be who pay you back what you have done to us! Happy shall they be who take your little ones and dash them against the rock! 

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