Brian Kotowski

Brian Kotowski 5 months, 2 weeks ago on Steamboat briefs: Seminars at Steamboat talk features views on terrorism

'Nice to wake up to the news': ISIS supporters celebrate Russell Square bloodbath in 'centre of Christendom'

It's all about mental instability. And Western meddling. Never forget Western meddling. We won't speculate on the religious motivations of the ISIS celebrants and their praise for medieval savagery in the centre of Christendom. That would be bigoted.

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Brian Kotowski 5 months, 2 weeks ago on Steamboat briefs: Seminars at Steamboat talk features views on terrorism

D.C.-area police officer charged with attempting to support ISIS

How refreshing that the article doesn't speculate about officer Young's religious affiliation; that would be bigoted. How reprehensible that it doesn't indict the Western meddling that is clearly to blame for forcing this otherwise virtuous and upstanding young man off the rails.

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Brian Kotowski 5 months, 2 weeks ago on Maureen Smilkstein: Another look at dogs off leash

Waitaminit - what the heck is a "leased cat"? Are the payments on the animal lower than for a conventional pet loan? Is the sales tax divided equally between the monthly lease payments, instead of paid in full at the time of purchase? Do you have the option of trading old kitty in for new kitty at the end of the lease? Inquiring minds want to know.

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Brian Kotowski 5 months, 2 weeks ago on Maureen Smilkstein: Another look at dogs off leash

Issuing a threat of deadly force against people & their pets who have never done anything to you. On the off chance your cat might get scared. Ye gods.

Stay classy, Harvey.

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Brian Kotowski 5 months, 2 weeks ago on Maureen Smilkstein: Another look at dogs off leash

Hi Maureen

Yours is the first letter on this topic that doesn't include some self-righteous axe-grinding, and I thank you for that. While I haven't been here 38 years, it's been more than a decade for me, with at least one dog at my side the entire time. My tenure has furnished an observation quite the opposite yours. As I've mentioned here in the past, for every responsible owner in Steamboat, there are (in my experience) a dozen morons.

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Brian Kotowski 5 months, 3 weeks ago on Steamboat briefs: Seminars at Steamboat talk features views on terrorism

Nice to see you citing Ted Cruz. I don't disagree with him:

The United States must leverage its economic and financial clout to cut off their sources of funding, including by pressuring governments like Saudi Arabia to prevent payments to these terrorist groups and the radical Islamic clerics who enable them. But above all, the United States must be willing to wield whatever military might is necessary to utterly destroy ISIS and a resurgent al Qaeda.

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Brian Kotowski 5 months, 3 weeks ago on Steamboat briefs: Seminars at Steamboat talk features views on terrorism

"The circumstances of the attack raise yet more questions about the French government’s response to the threat of terrorism. One of the attackers reportedly was a convicted terrorist being monitored with an electronic tag while living with his parents. He was allowed out unsupervised between 8.30 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. The mass he attacked began at 9 a.m."

Unfreakingbelievable. We're treating these animals like they're Martha Stewart.

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