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by Cnsl1
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Keeping up with Trump
Replies: 463
Views: 15966

Re: Keeping up with Trump

Presidents cannot do whatever they want, of course. We have a system of checks and balances between the three branches of government, though there are many who argue that the executive branch has slowly absorbed more power than the other two, particularly with the partisan selection of judges. Also,...
by Cnsl1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Keeping up with Trump
Replies: 463
Views: 15966

Re: Keeping up with Trump

You can call it sunk cost, cog dis, or plain ol' stubbornness, but some people will refuse to change their tune in spite of overwhelming evidence, and will go straight down with a sinking ship, all the while claiming they are on a big ol' jet airliner. There's just one person on here who has clearly...
by Cnsl1
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Doctrinal Discussion
Topic: What is the official story on the fate of the Golden Plates?
Replies: 16
Views: 310

Re: What is the official story on the fate of the Golden Plates?

Oh, you beat me to it. Nice line. Love it. I'm happily laughing. I'm also laughing at the idea of mute plates. Not the spelling error, but that the plates stopped speaking, or were never verify locquacious in the first place, since all he ever really needed was a hat and a special rock. The plates b...
by Cnsl1
Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Status updates?
Replies: 15
Views: 389

Re: Status updates?

We went from no church at all, to live meetings for one hour once a month, to one hour meetings every Sunday--with all being broadcast to people who wanted to stay home. Interestingly, when the virus got worse in our area, we didn't back off church, but stayed the current course. They keep every oth...
by Cnsl1
Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Doctrinal Discussion
Topic: Nelson Gets Vaccinated
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: Nelson Gets Vaccinated

Yes, I'm glad that they are setting the example. Yes, as 70+ year old folks they need the protection more than a younger person. Yes, the anti-vaxx folks need a smack in the head from Dear Leader. But I can't help this nagging little irritation that they got it first. With all of their resources, i...
by Cnsl1
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Keeping up with Trump
Replies: 463
Views: 15966

Re: Keeping up with Trump

Hmm, SN, I admit I don't really understand what the hell you're trying to say. I asked what we can expect from the Trumpers now. I guess we first need to agree that Joe Biden is going to be the president in a few days (unless something happens to him). Trump will not be the president. Can you agree ...
by Cnsl1
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Keeping up with Trump
Replies: 463
Views: 15966

Re: Keeping up with Trump

There's obviously no changing your mind, SN. So, here's a question. What do you and your fellow Trumpers do now? You didn't get what you want. Even though you believe the election was rigged, Trump will no longer be the president. Do you continue the coup? Foment a civil war? Do you accept the loss,...
by Cnsl1
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Keeping up with Trump
Replies: 463
Views: 15966

Re: Keeping up with Trump

Something I recently realized... For years, Trump has been masterful at making shit up, or pulling something from a question someone had, and making the question an allegation , and I am not so sure that he even cared whether or not it was true, but realizes that if you allege something long enough ...
by Cnsl1
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Chose their whiteness over democracy
Replies: 15
Views: 280

Re: Chose their whiteness over democracy

I've heard the argument that by giving extra help to minorities, the govt actually disables them, and honestly I don't know what approach is best. I understand that decades of racism isn't erased by simply opening opportunities. Just like decades of poverty for any race isn't eradicated by free coll...
by Cnsl1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Mixed Faith Relationships
Topic: Cognitive dissonance
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Cognitive dissonance

We've discussed cognitive dissonance before, which can be described as holding conflicting beliefs, or believing a thing when evidence shows something else. In the classic Fitzinger experiment, subjects, after completing a very boring task, were given either $0, $1, or $20 to lie to another person t...
by Cnsl1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Chose their whiteness over democracy
Replies: 15
Views: 280

Re: Chose their whiteness over democracy

You misconstrued my comment, SN. I did like your post, and was jesting with a movie line from Oh Brother, Where Art Thou. I don't have anything against white people in general or particular. Or black people or brown people, or whatever other colors there are. I admit to being a little cautious with ...
by Cnsl1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Chose their whiteness over democracy
Replies: 15
Views: 280

Re: Chose their whiteness over democracy

That's a cogent argument right there, SN. Kinda makes me wonder if you is even white. I suspect a little miscegenation in yo heritage. Sorry for the levity.. and I didn't mean to offend but couldn't help misself . I did indeed like that message. Makes sense. Couple things come to mind. First, my HS ...
by Cnsl1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: What is Parker?
Replies: 33
Views: 692

Re: What is Parker?

And ... 7 MILLION accounts purged, SN?

Good golly. I wish you'd write out my paychecks. You got a thing for extra zeroes!
by Cnsl1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: What is Parker?
Replies: 33
Views: 692

Re: What is Parker?

You got it all wrong. It was Elvis. And Hillary was going to have him kilt but the Colonel seen it coming so they faked his death, and we knowed it was fake cuz dead bodies don't sweat. That was a wax Elvis in there. They waited for the right time, dyed his hair orange, taught him how to talk Yank a...
by Cnsl1
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Keeping up with Trump
Replies: 463
Views: 15966

Re: Keeping up with Trump

Here's why *I* think I'm smarter than you... I watched what happened with my own eyes. I listened to what Trump said with my own ears. I reviewed what transpired and used my critical thinking brain to determine that our president appears more concerned about his image than his country. I did not rel...
by Cnsl1
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:04 am
Forum: Mixed Faith Relationships
Topic: Mental and Emotional Exhaustion
Replies: 35
Views: 2234

Re: Mental and Emotional Exhaustion

Well, that's a bit more information.

My best to you and your kids as you navigate whatever you do next.
by Cnsl1
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:53 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Delusions: Are they real?
Replies: 14
Views: 421

Re: Delusions: Are they real?

Interesting discussion. Cool, Alas, that you are a super sensor (I consider myself a supper sensor since my stomach sometimes growls and my mouth waters when it's time for dinner, but really I'm sorry for making fun of your spelling error). My wife and at least two of my daughters have synesthesia, ...
by Cnsl1
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Graceful Transfer of Power
Replies: 157
Views: 4459

Re: Graceful Transfer of Power

Captain Moroni quote is part of today's US Capitol Sedition mob take over. https://www.reddit.com/r/exmormon/comments/krxyvl/captain_moroni_quote_apart_of_todays_us_capitol/? https://i.redd.it/vli52ao4zs961.png Someone interviewed him! :lol: :lol: https://www.facebook.com/MacGyverDood71/videos/2780...
by Cnsl1
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: The Coffee Shop
Topic: Graceful Transfer of Power
Replies: 157
Views: 4459

Re: Graceful Transfer of Power

Donny: I just want to remind you that if I lose this game it's because you cheated. I'm the greatest at this game and I'm going to win easily, but if I don't, it's because you cheated. Joey: ok Ref: can we get started now? Game on. Donny: did you see how I'm crushing you now? It's not even close. Jo...