Fool me once, shame on you.
Fool me twice....shame on me.
I quite often get up to make a cup of tea and have a stretch, and sometimes I lie on the sofa with the laptop... I probably don't change my position as much as I should.
I love the smell of face-palm in the morning!
"You ain't no Muslim bruv!"
Due partly to Kandahar's argumentation, I am now opposed to taxing business income.
You can never be safe from a government that can keep you completely safe from each other and the world. You must choose.
And many require an effort of personal knowledge and self-guided education on the subject (research, reading, understanding, asking little questions)
heck - when I did my research to understand the whole Clinton-Surplus issue I took freaking notes like I was in school
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
My opinion on gays in the military was that it was stupid to ban gays but not being in the military i did not think I should comment on an institution I was not in. Now I support gays in the military and advocate that. This was a gradual change that started in law school almost 30 years ago when a guy I met told me he had been discharged from naval intelligence for being gay and "subject to blackmail" even though he was out of the closet. That started me thinking it was stupid to ban openly gay members of the military
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
My beliefs didn't change as such, but I became more conscious of their limitations and tried to make improvements.
If you notice something good in yourself, give credit to God, not to yourself, but be certain the evil you commit is always your own and yours to acknowledge.
Not really. If my mind changes after I post something, it is more than likely because of outside research or thinking from historical writings, be they secondary sources or primary.
"We all of us know down here that politics is a tough game. And I don't think there's any point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually."-Daniel Patrick Moynihan, December 5, 1963