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1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM
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Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?
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Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

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1/15/2016 4:48:31 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?

Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.
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1/15/2016 4:51:34 PM
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At 1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?

War! She would mobilize our nuclear arsenal and turn lowly Youran into a radioactive fission pit of an ocean! How dare she be forced to obey the laws of another country while there! That would be madness!
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1/15/2016 4:55:40 PM
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At 1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?

Lets say we are hosting a foreign country at the UN. This island nation is known for its people not wearing cloths. Do we.... Forget it!

Point is, she could do whatever she likes, including not go.
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1/15/2016 4:58:25 PM
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At 1/15/2016 4:48:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?

Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

um ok, are you feeling alright? you are answering questions not asked, clearly you have no imagination, but thanks for nothing I guess.
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Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual.
- Drizzt Do'Urden"
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1/15/2016 4:58:57 PM
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At 1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?

Meet with the leader in a nearby country bordering or near Youran where she wont have to wear clothing with respect to the local religion, but wont piss off anyone in the religion either by flat out defying the customs
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1/15/2016 6:18:53 PM
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At 1/15/2016 4:58:57 PM, imabench wrote:
At 1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?

Meet with the leader in a nearby country bordering or near Youran where she wont have to wear clothing with respect to the local religion, but wont piss off anyone in the religion either by flat out defying the customs

awesome response and solution, very good thinking.
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Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual.
- Drizzt Do'Urden"
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1/15/2016 7:16:54 PM
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If granny Clinton becomes the commander in chief of our armed forces, they won't seem to be as big a threat.
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1/15/2016 8:52:50 PM
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At 1/15/2016 4:58:25 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 4:48:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?

Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. But if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

um ok, are you feeling alright? you are answering questions not asked, clearly you have no imagination, but thanks for nothing I guess.

" But if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this."

First off learn to read. And if you have a problem with people applying things to real life then you should get off this site. Why is this even in the politics forum if it's just "imagination."
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1/15/2016 8:58:00 PM
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At 1/15/2016 8:52:50 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 4:58:25 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 4:48:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?

Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. But if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

um ok, are you feeling alright? you are answering questions not asked, clearly you have no imagination, but thanks for nothing I guess.

" But if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this."

First off learn to read. And if you have a problem with people applying things to real life then you should get off this site. Why is this even in the politics forum if it's just "imagination."

ok Mr. Grumpy pants, why so serious? was trying to have a little fun, free speech and all.
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Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual.
- Drizzt Do'Urden"
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1/15/2016 9:04:13 PM
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At 1/15/2016 8:58:00 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
ok Mr. Grumpy pants, why so serious? was trying to have a little fun, free speech and all.

"um ok, are you feeling alright? you are answering questions not asked, clearly you have no imagination, but thanks for nothing I guess."

If this is how you respond to a legitimate answer to your forum topic then you can expect people to "be so serious."
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1/15/2016 9:23:08 PM
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At 1/15/2016 9:04:13 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 8:58:00 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
ok Mr. Grumpy pants, why so serious? was trying to have a little fun, free speech and all.

"um ok, are you feeling alright? you are answering questions not asked, clearly you have no imagination, but thanks for nothing I guess."

If this is how you respond to a legitimate answer to your forum topic then you can expect people to "be so serious."

you didn't answer the question which was fictitious, instead you assumed things that where in fact not said, if you don't want to play the game why ruin everyone else's fun?
BobTheRocket2 wrote:
Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual.
- Drizzt Do'Urden"
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1/15/2016 10:10:19 PM
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At 1/15/2016 9:23:08 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
you didn't answer the question which was fictitious, instead you assumed things that where in fact not said, if you don't want to play the game why ruin everyone else's fun?

" But if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this."

Fully gave you an answer m8.
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1/16/2016 2:12:46 PM
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At 1/15/2016 10:10:19 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 9:23:08 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
you didn't answer the question which was fictitious, instead you assumed things that where in fact not said, if you don't want to play the game why ruin everyone else's fun?

" But if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this."

Fully gave you an answer m8.

but if was asking the reader to give their opinion, if you don't have one don't post, I thought it was fairly clear, but I guess not.
BobTheRocket2 wrote:
Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual.
- Drizzt Do'Urden"
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1/16/2016 6:00:22 PM
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At 1/16/2016 2:12:46 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
but if was asking the reader to give their opinion, if you don't have one don't post, I thought it was fairly clear, but I guess not.

I did give my opinion...?
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1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM
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At 1/16/2016 6:00:22 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 2:12:46 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
but if was asking the reader to give their opinion, if you don't have one don't post, I thought it was fairly clear, but I guess not.

I did give my opinion...?

off topic you did, not sure where the confusion is coming from
I put in bold words I did not use and was not part of the topic, but rather assumption you made and things you inferred.

you wrote. I asked what she should do, "really up to her" is not an answer it's a non answer, you posted a response but did not answer the question, big difference.

Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.
BobTheRocket2 wrote:
Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual.
- Drizzt Do'Urden"
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1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM
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At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.
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1/16/2016 7:17:18 PM
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At 1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.

not afraid at all, perhaps if you can't directly answer questions asked, don't offer any?
BobTheRocket2 wrote:
Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual.
- Drizzt Do'Urden"
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1/16/2016 7:25:42 PM
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At 1/16/2016 7:17:18 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.

not afraid at all, perhaps if you can't directly answer questions asked, don't offer any?

What I would say he, and I, are getting at is. Its not OUR choice "what should she do", it is HER choice.

If she wants to go to some crap country, she can defy local custom and I would say "all cool by me" or she can follow local custom and I would say, "all cool by me".
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1/16/2016 8:31:01 PM
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At 1/16/2016 7:25:42 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:17:18 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.

not afraid at all, perhaps if you can't directly answer questions asked, don't offer any?

What I would say he, and I, are getting at is. Its not OUR choice "what should she do", it is HER choice.

If she wants to go to some crap country, she can defy local custom and I would say "all cool by me" or she can follow local custom and I would say, "all cool by me".

I understand that, but like the one solution was well thought out, guess that's what I was hoping for, was more of a problem solving responses if that makes sense.
BobTheRocket2 wrote:
Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual.
- Drizzt Do'Urden"
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1/16/2016 8:34:21 PM
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At 1/16/2016 8:31:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:25:42 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:17:18 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.

not afraid at all, perhaps if you can't directly answer questions asked, don't offer any?

What I would say he, and I, are getting at is. Its not OUR choice "what should she do", it is HER choice.

If she wants to go to some crap country, she can defy local custom and I would say "all cool by me" or she can follow local custom and I would say, "all cool by me".

I understand that, but like the one solution was well thought out, guess that's what I was hoping for, was more of a problem solving responses if that makes sense.

Lets try it this way. If I were president, and I was asked to go to this dirt-hole country with my wife. My wife would never wear this crap, so if they were irritated by this, I would tell them, no-thanks. Come here if you want to talk to me.
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1/16/2016 8:49:21 PM
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At 1/15/2016 3:43:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Let's assume we have a female president.

She is going to meet with a leader of a country which we do not have a good relationship with let's call it Youran.
The women of Youran are required to wear an eye patch over their left eye as a religious requirement. They have asked our president to honor and respect their religion and to wear the eye patch while in their country.
What should she do and why?

You go to a couple try on diplomatic terms, then you respect the culture regardless of gender. So yes, she should wear the eye patch. After all, it's only a short period of time.
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1/16/2016 8:50:30 PM
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At 1/16/2016 8:34:21 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:31:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:25:42 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:17:18 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.

not afraid at all, perhaps if you can't directly answer questions asked, don't offer any?

What I would say he, and I, are getting at is. Its not OUR choice "what should she do", it is HER choice.

If she wants to go to some crap country, she can defy local custom and I would say "all cool by me" or she can follow local custom and I would say, "all cool by me".

I understand that, but like the one solution was well thought out, guess that's what I was hoping for, was more of a problem solving responses if that makes sense.

Lets try it this way. If I were president, and I was asked to go to this dirt-hole country with my wife. My wife would never wear this crap, so if they were irritated by this, I would tell them, no-thanks. Come here if you want to talk to me.

"wear this crap" "dirt hole country"

This mentality is exactly why so many countries dislike the US.
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1/16/2016 9:02:41 PM
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At 1/16/2016 8:50:30 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
"wear this crap" "dirt hole country"

This mentality is exactly why so many countries dislike the US.

Dude, it's an eye patch they're being asked to wear. They're literally handicapping all females, any country that does that is "a dirt hole country."
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1/16/2016 9:15:56 PM
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At 1/16/2016 8:34:21 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:31:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:25:42 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:17:18 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.

not afraid at all, perhaps if you can't directly answer questions asked, don't offer any?

What I would say he, and I, are getting at is. Its not OUR choice "what should she do", it is HER choice.

If she wants to go to some crap country, she can defy local custom and I would say "all cool by me" or she can follow local custom and I would say, "all cool by me".

I understand that, but like the one solution was well thought out, guess that's what I was hoping for, was more of a problem solving responses if that makes sense.

Lets try it this way. If I were president, and I was asked to go to this dirt-hole country with my wife. My wife would never wear this crap, so if they were irritated by this, I would tell them, no-thanks. Come here if you want to talk to me.

ok I understand that, thanks
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Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter what, it's going to knock over the pieces, crap all over the board, and strut around like it's victorious.

"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual.
- Drizzt Do'Urden"
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1/16/2016 9:16:58 PM
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At 1/16/2016 8:50:30 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:34:21 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:31:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:25:42 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:17:18 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.

not afraid at all, perhaps if you can't directly answer questions asked, don't offer any?

What I would say he, and I, are getting at is. Its not OUR choice "what should she do", it is HER choice.

If she wants to go to some crap country, she can defy local custom and I would say "all cool by me" or she can follow local custom and I would say, "all cool by me".

I understand that, but like the one solution was well thought out, guess that's what I was hoping for, was more of a problem solving responses if that makes sense.

Lets try it this way. If I were president, and I was asked to go to this dirt-hole country with my wife. My wife would never wear this crap, so if they were irritated by this, I would tell them, no-thanks. Come here if you want to talk to me.

"wear this crap" "dirt hole country"

This mentality is exactly why so many countries dislike the US.

Same rhetoric comes out of the mouth of members of the Islamic countries regarding the USA. Can't we all just agree that it's OK to dislike eachother, and leave them alone?

I think the majority of countries we are discussing are dirt-holes. I think the "custom" of women wearing this nonsense is oppressive. That is opinion, and I am fine with it.
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1/16/2016 9:18:27 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/16/2016 9:02:41 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:50:30 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
"wear this crap" "dirt hole country"

This mentality is exactly why so many countries dislike the US.

Dude, it's an eye patch they're being asked to wear. They're literally handicapping all females, any country that does that is "a dirt hole country."

She can still see from the other eye.
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1/16/2016 9:19:32 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/16/2016 9:16:58 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:50:30 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:34:21 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:31:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:25:42 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:17:18 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.

not afraid at all, perhaps if you can't directly answer questions asked, don't offer any?

What I would say he, and I, are getting at is. Its not OUR choice "what should she do", it is HER choice.

If she wants to go to some crap country, she can defy local custom and I would say "all cool by me" or she can follow local custom and I would say, "all cool by me".

I understand that, but like the one solution was well thought out, guess that's what I was hoping for, was more of a problem solving responses if that makes sense.

Lets try it this way. If I were president, and I was asked to go to this dirt-hole country with my wife. My wife would never wear this crap, so if they were irritated by this, I would tell them, no-thanks. Come here if you want to talk to me.

"wear this crap" "dirt hole country"

This mentality is exactly why so many countries dislike the US.

Same rhetoric comes out of the mouth of members of the Islamic countries regarding the USA. Can't we all just agree that it's OK to dislike eachother, and leave them alone?

I think the majority of countries we are discussing are dirt-holes. I think the "custom" of women wearing this nonsense is oppressive. That is opinion, and I am fine with it.

That'd be fine in a casual context, but when establishing diplomatic relations the last thing you want to do is insult the country's culture.
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1/16/2016 9:27:50 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/16/2016 9:19:32 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 1/16/2016 9:16:58 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:50:30 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:34:21 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:31:01 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:25:42 PM, TBR wrote:
At 1/16/2016 7:17:18 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:38:31 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 6:35:39 PM, kevin24018 wrote:
Uh let's see. The countries that have requirements like that are small middle eastern countries that the president would never go to in the first place. I can't imagine Obama ever personally going to Iran or Saudi Arabia. Buy if it did happen, then it's really up to her. Being president of the most powerful country in the world gives you choices in matters like this.

Damn, if you're this afraid of people drawing real life political connections from your forum posts then you should get off the politics forum.

not afraid at all, perhaps if you can't directly answer questions asked, don't offer any?

What I would say he, and I, are getting at is. Its not OUR choice "what should she do", it is HER choice.

If she wants to go to some crap country, she can defy local custom and I would say "all cool by me" or she can follow local custom and I would say, "all cool by me".

I understand that, but like the one solution was well thought out, guess that's what I was hoping for, was more of a problem solving responses if that makes sense.

Lets try it this way. If I were president, and I was asked to go to this dirt-hole country with my wife. My wife would never wear this crap, so if they were irritated by this, I would tell them, no-thanks. Come here if you want to talk to me.

"wear this crap" "dirt hole country"

This mentality is exactly why so many countries dislike the US.

Same rhetoric comes out of the mouth of members of the Islamic countries regarding the USA. Can't we all just agree that it's OK to dislike eachother, and leave them alone?

I think the majority of countries we are discussing are dirt-holes. I think the "custom" of women wearing this nonsense is oppressive. That is opinion, and I am fine with it.

That'd be fine in a casual context, but when establishing diplomatic relations the last thing you want to do is insult the country's culture.

There are "cultures" that I wish we not encourage that sort of diplomatic relation with. For example. Iran has been a success on the diplomacy front. That does not mean the POTUS should go for a visit.
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1/16/2016 10:44:50 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/16/2016 9:18:27 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
At 1/16/2016 9:02:41 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 1/16/2016 8:50:30 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
"wear this crap" "dirt hole country"

This mentality is exactly why so many countries dislike the US.

Dude, it's an eye patch they're being asked to wear. They're literally handicapping all females, any country that does that is "a dirt hole country."

She can still see from the other eye.

Ok... do you really not know the advantages of two eyes over one? Your response proves you can't justify that. Believe it or not, "dirt hole countries" do exist, and it's better for everyone to acknowledge which ones they are.
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