Tim Hutchison, Steve Dupree Response

Or at least four years of experience as an elected constitutional officer.

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I submit that it is counterproductive to the collective intelligence of our society to continue to allow such fallacies to be printed and propagated.

Tim Qualifies Tim

I just wanted to clarify an item in "Ear to the Ground" [March 17]. [My] bill does basically what you say [requiring a bachelor's degree to qualify to run for county mayor]. But, the amendment clearly says that if you have four years of experience in a managerial or administrative capacity you would qualify to run. Or at least four years of experience as an elected constitutional officer.

The sheriff [Tim Hutchison] would clearly qualify under either of these situations. And, he might qualify under some other provisions in the bill. I know that the fine folks at the Metro Pulse would not want to intentionally besmirch my good name in the community. So I thought I would clarify this oversight.

Epitomizing the Absent 'K'

Please direct your attention to page 6 of the March 24 edition of Metro Pulse ; specifically the review of an event of Friday, March 18 which, in the last sentence, stated,  "In our vision of the  'natural order,' for instance, people like Bill Dunn would keep their f#$ing mouths shut."

I have lived in at least 15 states, eight foreign countries, the continent of Antarctica; passed through numerous other states and as many as 11 additional countries. I have witnessed graffiti posted by every form of human with any ability to write and ranging from those who, by all indications, were kindergarten dropouts to holders of doctorate degrees. However, I have never before seen anyone omit the "k" from the root word "f#$k." 

You have certainly achieved the epitome of something.

But, is She Logical?

Re: the Steve Dupree Commentary, Mar. 24

Mr. Dupree glibly employed a classic ambiguous logical fallacy in his evolution/creation commentary of March 24.

The quote: "It appears to me that we expend an awful amount of energy trying to limit what God (however I choose to perceive Her) can do or can have done in the past. This is counterproductive to our scientific and spiritual growth."

Later on, he says, "If there is a God, we do not and cannot fully understand Her. We may, someday, have the collective knowledge to understand the mechanics of how the earth and all of Her denizens came to be."

If we do not and cannot fully understand God, I would ask Mr. Dupree why he chose the specific pronoun, "Her" when referring to said deity.

He actually used the capitalized pronoun, "Her" three times in his article, indicating his firm confidence that God's gender is female.

This emphasis neatly breaks down the logic of his argument that God cannot be fully understood.

I submit that it is counterproductive to the collective intelligence of our society to continue to allow such fallacies to be printed and propagated.

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