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Forum: Politics
06-11-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,767
Posted By sachiko

Wink Time to say goodbye.

We have everything wound up here so it's time to go back home.
There is some hunting in Japan, but very limited. We have decided to just keep the good memories we have rather than try for a limited...
Forum: Politics
06-05-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,767
Posted By sachiko

Talking Hi Everybody!

We are back for a few days to sell off our real estate. We have definitely decided to make Japan our permanent home.

So "Hello" everyone. Don't want to get into the politics since we don't live...
Forum: Off Season
05-10-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By sachiko

Wink I have sometimes wondered about the story behind...

I have sometimes wondered about the story behind Mr. Mouse's screen name. And also, I wonder what species of mouse he sees himself as.
Forum: Politics
05-10-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By sachiko

Wink I thought, the forum being a little slow, I would...

I thought, the forum being a little slow, I would toss in one more post. I don't know how we got into a discussion of physical altercations. But I assure you, my husband has no desire to tangle with...
Forum: Politics
05-07-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By sachiko

Wink I think it's important to consider that I am not...

I think it's important to consider that I am not independent and neither is my husband. We depend on each other very much. At the time we married, we loved each other. But we were not so much "in...
Forum: Politics
05-06-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,065
Posted By sachiko

Wink In my opinion, that is reading more into it than...

In my opinion, that is reading more into it than the authors intended. I think there is a distinct difference between "religion" per se, and "an establishment of religion."
Forum: Politics
05-06-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By sachiko

Wink What I see is a belief that an idealistic,...

What I see is a belief that an idealistic, non-judgmental, intellectualism,
trumps millions of years of biological and social evolution.

I think that belief is very wrong.
Forum: Politics
05-06-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By sachiko

Wink Yes we are. We are teaching boys that it is wrong...

Yes we are. We are teaching boys that it is wrong to be aggressive and dominating. We are teaching girls that it is wrong to be feminine. We stress that girls are equal. Okay, in many ways we can be...
Forum: Politics
05-06-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By sachiko

This sexual confusion thing has really taken...

This sexual confusion thing has really taken hold. First you had people claiming they were born gay, and now you have guys and girls who think they are actually the other sex, even, as you say, it's...
Forum: Politics
05-06-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By sachiko

I have had discussions after class with some of...

I have had discussions after class with some of my students. (Guns, second amendment, alternate sexuality, and feminism are popular topics.) Many of them do not really know much about guns or the...
Forum: Politics
05-06-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By sachiko

Wink Maybe he should get a dog. He could start a...

Maybe he should get a dog. He could start a thread to tell us about it and we could all discuss dogs.
Forum: Politics
05-03-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By sachiko

Wink Tough for us to boycott. We don't buy stuff there...

Tough for us to boycott. We don't buy stuff there anyway.

In fact, I don't even know where there is one.
Forum: Politics
04-30-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,065
Posted By sachiko

Wink It's right there in the first amendment Mr....

It's right there in the first amendment Mr. Mouse. "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion" obviously creates, as Jefferson so wisely observed, a "wall of separation...
Forum: Politics
04-28-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 688
Posted By sachiko

Wink There is something about the field of education...

There is something about the field of education and the social sciences that seems to attract "snowflakes." No one can explain to me how creating a "gun free" zone is going to deter some terrorist or...
Forum: Politics
04-28-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,065
Posted By sachiko

Wink Your assumption is dead wrong. I have a very...

Your assumption is dead wrong. I have a very strong religious faith, although I am not Christian.
Forum: Politics
04-27-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,065
Posted By sachiko

Wink I think I see where you are having a difficulty...

I think I see where you are having a difficulty Mr. Mouse. It becomes apparent when you say, "what Justice Black should have done..." If you are going to deal with circumstances successfully, I think...
Forum: Politics
04-27-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,065
Posted By sachiko

Wink I have never maintained that Jefferson was...

I have never maintained that Jefferson was involved in the writing. But his statement makes such great, good sense when summing up the first amendment, that one can't help but make use of it.

And...
Forum: Politics
04-27-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,065
Posted By sachiko

Wink I'm not sure what you mean by "founding...

I'm not sure what you mean by "founding religion." There is certainly nothing in our founding documents that even implies that Christianity is a part of our governmental structure. In fact the...
Forum: Politics
04-27-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,065
Posted By sachiko

Wink I think there is room for disagreement with Mr....

I think there is room for disagreement with Mr. Mouse on this issue. I can think of a lot of laws that Congress could "make" respecting an "establishment of religion." But the Constitution says...
Forum: Politics
04-26-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,065
Posted By sachiko

Wink I don't think it's going to stop. It's like a...

I don't think it's going to stop. It's like a runaway train going downhill. This transgender nonsense was kind of the last straw for us. We're moving away from the New Morality.

There is a...
Forum: Politics
04-26-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By sachiko

Wink I doubt it will be a problem. You sleep on these...

I doubt it will be a problem. You sleep on these thick futons. We'll probably all sleep in the same room with the closets where you store the bedding. what about ???? Our cabin is only one room. You...
Forum: Politics
04-24-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By sachiko

Wink I don't know about where you folks are, but it...

I don't know about where you folks are, but it would be hard to fire a gun off in any direction without hitting a "Now Hiring" sign.

Bit of an exaggeration of course, but way different than the...
Forum: Politics
04-24-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By sachiko

Wink I will be leaving the second week in May. My...

I will be leaving the second week in May. My husband will stay for a while to wrap up some pending cases.

The girls are there already and have started school. Grandma(my mama) is with them. We...
Forum: Politics
04-21-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By sachiko

Wink More whining from Mrs. Clinton

She has a new book out.

She claims "they" were never going to let her be president.
...
Forum: Politics
04-21-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By sachiko

I am not sachiko. I just didn't feel like logging...

I am not sachiko. I just didn't feel like logging her off and signing on again.

One of the first things one learns in law school is that, in our system, laws are made by the courts. The founders...
Forum: Politics
04-19-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By sachiko

Wink Goodbye quiet life

I am glad to see that the United States and Japan seem to be so agreeable when it comes to politics. Apparently we have much in common.

But after growing up in the relative calm climate of...
Forum: Politics
04-12-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By sachiko

Unhappy The Left will condone any action designed to get...

The Left will condone any action designed to get rid of Trump.

The RINOs will condone any action designed to get rid of Trump.

The right-wing extremist Republicans will condone any action...
Forum: Politics
04-11-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By sachiko

Unhappy Of the murders in the five cities cited above, I...

Of the murders in the five cities cited above, I wonder what proportion consists of gangbangers and drug dealers killing each other and what proportion consists of innocent people.
Forum: Politics
04-09-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,898
Posted By sachiko

Wink That, for me, is what makes connecting gun...

That, for me, is what makes connecting gun ownership to mental health evaluations scary.
Forum: Off Season
04-09-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By sachiko

Wink Congratulations on the turkey!

Congratulations on the turkey!
Forum: Politics
04-08-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By sachiko

Wink I heard they plan to reduce the deficit with a...

I heard they plan to reduce the deficit with a $10 fee per anti-Trump post on internet forums. There will be an additional $2 charge if the poster uses an oversize font.
Forum: Politics
04-08-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,257
Posted By sachiko

Wink You already leave a paper trail when you buy from...

You already leave a paper trail when you buy from a dealer. I would like to see people who should not be owning guns, barred from doing so. It wouldn't be any guarantee, of course. I see little point...
Forum: Politics
04-08-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,257
Posted By sachiko

Wink I don't know why anyone would have a problem with...

I don't know why anyone would have a problem with universal background checks for all gun sales.

I'm open to changing my mind if someone could explain to my why that would infringe on one's 2nd...
Forum: Politics
04-08-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,257
Posted By sachiko

Red face Legislators and governors would not approve laws...

Legislators and governors would not approve laws like this if they knew it would cost them the next election.

Let's face it. Second amendment rights are just not that important to many voters,...
Forum: Politics
04-08-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,898
Posted By sachiko

Wink I think flags' observations are right on the...

I think flags' observations are right on the money. I've also noticed that these "transgender" kids seem to be in the upscale schools/neighborhoods. We live in a working class neighborhood. The boys...
Forum: Off Season
04-08-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By sachiko

Wink Seems like it was just last week. Tomorrow is our...

Seems like it was just last week. Tomorrow is our eleventh wedding anniversary. :D
Forum: Off Season
04-07-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By sachiko

Wink You're too late. I've been thoroughly corrupted...

You're too late. I've been thoroughly corrupted by HNI.


:sheep::sheep::sheep:
Sad but true
Forum: Off Season
04-07-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,862
Posted By sachiko

Wink My wife asked me this morning what I was going to...

My wife asked me this morning what I was going to do today. I said "nothing". She said "You did that yesterday" So I said "yeah, but I didn't finish"
Forum: Politics
04-07-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,257
Posted By sachiko

Wink Based on the original post, the judge clearly...

Based on the original post, the judge clearly seems to approve of the ban, but he's not responsible for it. It was the legislature that created this ban, not the judge.

I wouldn't be surprised to...
Forum: Off Season
04-07-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By sachiko

Wink Today is National Beer Day

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Beer_Day_(United_States)

Do you have anything planned for the celebration?
Forum: Politics
04-06-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 913
Posted By sachiko

Wink Your argument is not unreasonable, but, as far as...

Your argument is not unreasonable, but, as far as I'm concerned, not persuasive. Looks like we'll have to agree to disagree. Since I'm not in the Navy, nor am I in your ROTC class, I don't have to...
Forum: Politics
04-06-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By sachiko

Wink I think we already knew what Obama was. That's...

I think we already knew what Obama was. That's why we didn't vote for him. Unfortunately, he turned out to be even worse than we anticipated.
Forum: Politics
04-06-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,898
Posted By sachiko

Wink I think the Japanese believe that their country...

I think the Japanese believe that their country is the best country ever. Of course, we feel the same about ours. :D

If we are friendly and accept the way things are done there, everything...
Forum: Politics
04-06-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 913
Posted By sachiko

Wink I think it only apples to guns. As I was led to...

I think it only apples to guns. As I was led to understand it, the second amendment was a reaction to the fact that the British, when rumors of insurrection started floating, searched households and...
Forum: Politics
04-06-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,898
Posted By sachiko

Wink No, mama is not going to move. Her husband would...

No, mama is not going to move. Her husband would have to give up his business and I don't think he would even want to move anyway.

We are going to keep the cabin so we will have a place to come...
Forum: Politics
04-06-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,898
Posted By sachiko

Wink Thank You. It's not really a career move. We want...

Thank You. It's not really a career move. We want to raise the girls in a better environment than we have here.
Forum: Politics
04-05-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,898
Posted By sachiko

Wink It's more work than most people would think. Much...

It's more work than most people would think. Much of the work is supervising your (grad) students. They submit a proposal which is approved by their committee. I have four so I chair their...
Forum: Off Season
04-03-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,103
Posted By sachiko

Wink Calhunter - Based on what you say, maybe...

Calhunter - Based on what you say, maybe Coonhuntingal passed on the info to X-Mountie without my knowledge. She was the only one who knew and I assumed X-Mountie could read the PMs. I was glad that...
Forum: Politics
04-03-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,898
Posted By sachiko

Wink If this guy is old enough to have earned a Ph.D.,...

If this guy is old enough to have earned a Ph.D., I'll bet he has crossed a whole bunch of streets in his life. I'll also bet he has a car, a home, a bank account, eats regularly, in other words...
Forum: Off Season
04-02-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,103
Posted By sachiko

Wink I had told another girl who was posting on chat...

I had told another girl who was posting on chat that I was pregnant in the PM part of chat. X-Mountie messaged me in PM that he was hurt that I had not told him. I felt bad about that because I fully...
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