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Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 145
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Original post deleted Your advice is...

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Your advice is acknowledged.
Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 145
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Although it's not my field, I do have enough...

Although it's not my field, I do have enough experience with scholarly research to suspect that there are probable nuances in this that render that position to be an oversimplification. If I had the...
Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By Father Forkhorn

A better tactic is to disrespect the position...

A better tactic is to disrespect the position they take.

The point is, if we disrespect people, for any reason, it only helps to create the attitudes that lead to criminal homicides, many of...
Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 145
Posted By Father Forkhorn

There've been studies recently that have also...

There've been studies recently that have also suggested just the opposite: being vaccinated after having the virus gives the greatest possible immunity.

Not sure which to believe.
Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By Father Forkhorn

To be fair, Garrett himself is not being quoted....

To be fair, Garrett himself is not being quoted. Those are author Emily Shapiro's words interpreting what Garrett allegedly said. It could very well be her mistake and not his.

The greater point...
10-25-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Ask away. That's what the board is for, although...

Ask away. That's what the board is for, although it would be best to start a new thread.
Forum: Guns
10-23-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Nice gun, Jake. Sounds like a good shooter, too.

Nice gun, Jake. Sounds like a good shooter, too.
10-22-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I notice near point #2 that the slope and gully...

I notice near point #2 that the slope and gully come together. That may work as a natural funnel down into the trough.

That trough itself reminds me of a place I hunt. The trough forms a natural...
Forum: Politics
10-22-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I think it would be very unfair to make Hornady...

I think it would be very unfair to make Hornady the bad guy. The government is the one ramming this through, and Hornady's caught in a bad position. I'd imagine they'd get fines, possible loss of...
10-09-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Though I don't trap, I I have the 6.5." Good for...

Though I don't trap, I I have the 6.5." Good for the money. One thing I would recommend is loctiting the screws. I had one come out on me on the ejector assembly where it screws into the barrel and...
10-09-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,327
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Standard cup and core bullets like core lokts,...

Standard cup and core bullets like core lokts, power points, etc. will get you a deer that's no less dead and without any serious fuss so long as you make a good shot.
10-08-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,908
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Congratulations on that one. Very nice.

Congratulations on that one. Very nice.
Forum: South
10-03-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Check with your state fish and game department t...

Check with your state fish and game department t find out where you can fin your quarry and places you can access.

I disagree a bit with Oldtimr. His suggestions are good, but your first step can...
09-29-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Father Forkhorn

You're welcome, jackdaw. Glad to be of help.

You're welcome, jackdaw. Glad to be of help.
09-29-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Father Forkhorn

As with any historical novel, research is the...

As with any historical novel, research is the key. You are on the right track in doing a lot of reading.

They would be able to dry the meat, though that means some time with a fire. A hunter could...
Forum: Off Season
09-27-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Father Forkhorn

He actually says to expect it to go along like...

He actually says to expect it to go along like this for awhile. He says decadent/stagnant societies can run on cruise control for quite some time just sort of dwindling away. I recall that he cites...
Forum: Off Season
09-27-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Father Forkhorn

To say I'm nervous would be a huge...

To say I'm nervous would be a huge understatement. We're not just vapid, but we're also completely divided and polarized and the stakes are getting higher. Increasingly, neither side has less and...
Forum: Politics
09-27-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Father Forkhorn

There's something important getting overlooked in...

There's something important getting overlooked in that sign's message.

Virtually all of those people taking up arms were descended from immigrants who came here seeking a better life, and some of...
Forum: Guns
09-27-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Tell us more.

Tell us more.
Forum: Off Season
09-27-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Thanks, Calhunter. One thing I might mention...

Thanks, Calhunter. One thing I might mention about that book is when he uses the term "Decadent" he doesn't mean depraved or demented, he means that we've basically become stagnant and lacking...
Forum: Off Season
09-26-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Let me ask you a friendly question or two: Is...

Let me ask you a friendly question or two: Is sci-fi any less vapid and is it correct to use it as a measure of culture? Culture goes well beyond movies, let alone movie genres, and sci-fi has a...
Forum: Off Season
09-26-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Not exactly reading, but going back through and...

Not exactly reading, but going back through and integrating into a class lecture: The Impending Crisis by David Potter. It's a classic on the politics that led to the Civil War.

Essentially,...
09-25-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Do this: Put on a pair of boots and go look....

Do this: Put on a pair of boots and go look. There's no way around it. Make a notebook of everything you see that's game-related and where it was. Use an aerial photo.

Then, post back here with...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-22-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Father Forkhorn

The one time I got a patch stuck it was toward...

The one time I got a patch stuck it was toward the throat. Turned out, I was able to reach up there with a long pair of forceps and pulled it out. Very fortunate.
Forum: Off Season
09-20-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I've seen one 28 hand. Cribbage isn;t that...

I've seen one 28 hand.

Cribbage isn;t that complicated. It's a good way to help little kids sharpen their math.
Forum: Off Season
08-15-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I'll second this. It was very good.

I'll second this. It was very good.
Forum: Off Season
08-15-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Yes. That's the book.

Yes. That's the book.
Forum: Off Season
08-13-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Father Forkhorn

if you decided to read on the Civil War, Battle...

if you decided to read on the Civil War, Battle Cry is about as good as it gets. It's long, but very easy to read.
Forum: Politics
08-12-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Father Forkhorn

To be fair, it's worth considering something...

To be fair, it's worth considering something that appeared in a recent issue of Foreign Affairs:

Biden's administration has actually ramped up Trump's policy against China. You might recall the...
Forum: Off Season
08-12-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Father Forkhorn

The New Class War by Michael Lind. A Thief...

The New Class War by Michael Lind.

A Thief of Time by Tony Hillerman

Not exactly reading, but perusing as I make lecture notes for a civil war course I'm teaching this fall: Battle Cry of...
Forum: Politics
07-17-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,097
Posted By Father Forkhorn

My concern is that the larger the number of...

My concern is that the larger the number of people who can contract the virus, the greater the chance of evolving some sort of super variant. Imagine us dealing with some variant with a mortality...
Forum: Politics
07-14-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,558
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Are these emails available? There's little of any...

Are these emails available? There's little of any mention of them in any sources I'm seeing, though they do appear to exist. There's just no insight as to their actual content. If you have a link, it...
Forum: Politics
07-13-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Father Forkhorn

This is why taking my course would be helpful....

This is why taking my course would be helpful. The antagonism that developed between North and South stemmed from the question of letting slavery expand into the territories. Northerners didn't want...
Forum: Politics
07-13-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I'm not sure you exactly what you mean as your...

I'm not sure you exactly what you mean as your statement is vague.

I hope you don't mean that the South's lack of industrial development was a result of northern policy or business practice. That...
Forum: Politics
07-13-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,558
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I'm back, and be sure I'm no liberal. I just...

I'm back, and be sure I'm no liberal. I just don't think Trump will be able to make much headway in the courts with his case. I don't particularly like Big Tech, but companies like Facebook do have...
Forum: Guns
07-13-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Neat old gun, Flags. Enjoy!

Neat old gun, Flags. Enjoy!
Forum: Politics
07-12-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I wish you could take my Civil War course this...

I wish you could take my Civil War course this fall, which has a component devoted to war memory, monuments, and so on. The key to understanding those monuments is knowing not just the Civil War and...
Forum: Politics
07-10-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,558
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Donald Trump's basic problem is that no one has a...

Donald Trump's basic problem is that no one has a right to post on facebook, unless the law is changed to mandate an open platform. To use a slightly different medium, Donald Trump's free speech...
Forum: Politics
07-10-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,558
Posted By Father Forkhorn

But it's not illegal. That's the trouble, and, it...

But it's not illegal. That's the trouble, and, it will loom big in any court's mind that Donald Trump was president when he was banned.

It's also not illegal for government and business to...
Forum: Politics
07-10-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By Father Forkhorn

A partial answer to this, Flags, is that our...

A partial answer to this, Flags, is that our political, social, and moral consensus began to break down down in the 1960s. After World War II, we thought of ourselves the good Christian society that...
Forum: Politics
07-10-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,558
Posted By Father Forkhorn

On #1, no comment. I'd prefer to focus on my...

On #1, no comment. I'd prefer to focus on my question at the moment. Your issue is definitely worth discussing but I want to know

On #2, Absolutely serious. This may be a matter resolved on a...
Forum: Politics
07-10-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,558
Posted By Father Forkhorn

That likely won't qualify as legal merit, though....

That likely won't qualify as legal merit, though. There's no basis for a lawsuit unless those idiots violated the law. The problem you describe is real, but it is actually a political matter. The...
Forum: Politics
07-10-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,558
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Isn't that what everyone does when they obey the...

Isn't that what everyone does when they obey the law? It's taking instruction from the government on how to behave.


On the broader subject and speaking more to the entire board, I have several...
Forum: Politics
07-10-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Adam and Eve?

Adam and Eve?
07-04-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I think you're doing the right thing. If it were...

I think you're doing the right thing. If it were NIB and not out of the packaging, that's a different story, maybe. Since it sounds like it isn't, I'd be more inclined to shoot it and make the...
Forum: Politics
07-04-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 848
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Maye we're talking about two different meanings....

Maye we're talking about two different meanings. I think pride in the sense of "proud of America" means a sense of being part of something great. True, we ourselves didn't fight the British, end...
Forum: Politics
06-26-2021, 02:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,474
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Imagine something like this: a situation where a...

Imagine something like this: a situation where a hospital is so overwhelmed with Covid infections that they're doing triage.

If people don't get the shots, it increases the possibility of deadly...
Forum: Politics
06-26-2021, 02:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,474
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Something to consider is that the deaths and...

Something to consider is that the deaths and hospitalizations now are virtually all among those who have not gotten the shots. I look at numbers virtually every day and we're adding several hundred...
Forum: Off Season
06-22-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Father Forkhorn

This is why I plugged the New Testament...

This is why I plugged the New Testament communities above. There's a very instructive historical lesson for us today in what they experienced.

When they formed, the Roman empire was on its way to...
Forum: Off Season
06-22-2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I'm fortunate to be in a place where I see a lot...

I'm fortunate to be in a place where I see a lot of good things happening: a religious institution that helps sponsor a vibrant Catholic college where the faith culture is flourishing.

It's far,...
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