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Death Penalty
Just my views... I don't have a big problem with the death penalty per se. But I have BIG CONCERNS about the death penalty here in our country. 1. Something as "final" as deat...

In Chaff » Executions gone wrong
July 24, 12:00pm

Re: re
@ Michael: We the United States sell more guns than most. If we are so concerned about freedom and human rights that we restrict trade with Cuba -- then why don't WE stop selling guns? Ple...

In Chaff » Executions gone wrong
July 24, 11:34am

Re: Re: Not Comparing People to Dogs, But...
Thanks, Doug. What a pity that euthanasia drugs for pets are actually more effective and more humane than those used on people! If our politicians are squeamish about using the same effective d...

In Chaff » Executions gone wrong
July 24, 11:32am

Re: Feel good story...
Thanks for the story. Very inspiring!

In Chaff » Feel good story...
July 24, 10:58am

Not Comparing People to Dogs, But...
Vets put dogs to merciful deaths every day, no? Why can't they up the dosage as appropriate? Prolly more effective and a heck of a lot cheaper??

In Chaff » Executions gone wrong
July 24, 10:50am

Re: well
@ Michael: "So I'm glad Denmark can talk trash since apparently the EU are part of the problem." The EU (and most of the rest of the world) view capital punishment as barbaric -...

In Chaff » Executions gone wrong
July 24, 10:46am

Re: Sock liner?
The only way to know for sure is to do a trial hike -- meaning bring a pair but not wear them and see if your blister problem has really gone away. Oftentimes, our feet adapt after practice... ...

In GEAR » Sock liner?
July 23, 10:28pm

Big Sky Mirage 1P or 2P Tent
Highly recommended. I had the 1P and now use the 2P. Caution: If interested in buying, email the owner first. If he has tents on hand, delivery will be rapid. But if not, be prepared for pot...

In GEAR » Tents that erect from the outside, single wall or fly with inner attached or single wall with inner poles
July 23, 10:26pm

Re: Media coverage
Thanks, Katharina! A pity we have here a vicious cycle where folks without any firsthand exposure to life and society in the Middle East are bombarded so regularly with grotesque media bias agai...

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
July 23, 9:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Fire
Well, sorry, but if we collectively change our governments all the time -- which we do -- then how is it that we (meaning of course the majority) isn't at all responsible? I fail to grasp your...

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
July 23, 7:29pm

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am