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  1. Witch Hunts, Court of Public Opinion, and Defending the Indefensible.

    I often get the question “How can you defend the indefensible,” or in other words “How can you defend an ‘obviously’ guilty person?” But that question assumes that allegations of guilt are automatically true, and a Defense Attorney is always trying to prove someone is innocent.

    In our society we have a legal presumption of innocence until proven guilty in criminal cases, and it is the job of the State through a Prosecutor to prove guilt. The burden of proof is “beyond a reasonable ...

    Updated 01-23-20 at 02:33 PM by Captain Adverse

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  2. Sadly, My Ignore List is Growing.

    As of this blog entry I am coming up on six years of membership (06/22/19) in this Forum. (UPDATE: As of 05/29/20 I have over 80 members on my ignore list. Every one engaged in repeated personal attacks rather than responding to the argument. This is not a good thing. I'm concerned that so many people have become so contemptuous, discourteous, and just plain mean...there is rarely any actual debating anymore. )

    In the past I was happy with the fact that aside from two ...

    Updated 05-29-20 at 02:11 PM by Captain Adverse

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  3. Time To Re-Introduce Myself.

    I've been a member of this Forum now for a little over 4 years. Back in 2013 I posted the following in a "Hi, I'm New" statement.

    I repost this to help both old and new members who question my motives based on my recent responses both in support of the current administration, and other political issue threads.

    Below are some of my positions on Major Issues. The list is not exhaustive.

    If you feel in agreement on enough and can accept that
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    Updated 06-27-19 at 07:30 AM by Captain Adverse

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