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  1. Monte314
    05-05-2016 08:53 AM
    Monte314 commented on Is the Republican Party DEAD yet?
    You are among those who "get it". Great synopsis!
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  3. Warrior
  4. Clueless
    03-23-2016 04:17 PM
    Clueless
    Not a chance. But I will admit that it took well into my 30's to develop a true appreciation for just how irrational most folks really are.
  5. Clueless
    03-23-2016 03:59 PM
    Clueless
    You know, the unfortunate reality demonstrated by this thread is just how little objectivity truly exists. People are far more likely to act on emotion than on reason.
  6. Clueless
    03-21-2016 08:59 PM
    Clueless
    Am I really so damned difficult to understand?
  7. Clueless
    03-21-2016 07:06 PM
    Clueless
    To be shocked by the violent response to agitation is ridiculous in my mind.
  8. Clueless
    03-21-2016 07:03 PM
    Clueless
    Human nature, but I'm awed by it just the same. But my bigger issue in the thread and in general is the lack of recognition of reality when it comes to personal responsibility for one's own safety. To me, you have to recognize the rights of others to be insulted, and to act on their own determination of justification, because in reality that's exactly what most of us do. Push the right buttons on just about anyone and you'll earn a punch in the face.
  9. Clueless
    03-21-2016 06:49 PM
    Clueless commented on Behaving like a moron can make your face hurt
    I swear you make white guys sound like, what? Belligerently oppressive pricks? Something like that.
  10. Hurricane
    03-15-2016 10:46 PM
    Hurricane commented on Rubio drops out, Kasich wins key home state
    Thanks for the answer
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  12. byhisello99
    08-02-2015 03:20 PM
    byhisello99
    SCOTUS.

    Today's gridlock can be traced directly to the Bork nomination in 1987. Senator Joe Biden (our "post-partisan" VP) led the successful effort to change a Senate review of the nominees' qualifications to judge, to a guessing game about how the nominee would vote on issues of the day.

    The unanimous Brown v Board of Education decision is instructive. Read the record of the Senate Committee investigations of the justices involved. Not a single mention of integration or anything else addressed in the decision.

    Mapp v Ohio was decided by justices who had never been asked during confirmation hearings about the breadth of applicability of the Bill of Rights. Roe v Wade was decided by justices whose views on abortion were never addressed in confirmation.

    The Roberts and Alito hearings are instructive. Both were sitting federal judges at the time of their Senate confirmation hearings. Both records read like impeachment hearings.
  13. SkyBright
    06-28-2015 05:02 AM
    SkyBright commented on Who Owns the Republican Party?
    Hahaha. That was good.
  14. stasis
    06-27-2015 10:24 PM
    stasis commented on Who Owns the Republican Party?
    Heh.
  15. byhisello99
    06-20-2015 07:57 PM
    byhisello99 commented on
    Satire is not a genre understood by the ideologues.
  16. byhisello99
    No pause allowed until everyone acknowledges the perfection of my position.
  17. byhisello99
    05-10-2015 08:37 AM
    byhisello99
    There is a coterie of leftist jihadist missionaries from the One and Only True Church of Statism All Others Must Convert or Die that runs roughshod over the entire sub-forum. It's sad, really. Reasoned discourse is impossible without the four or five religious zealots taking over the discussion.

    Yes, I called them religious zealots. Their religion may not involve a God, but it is a religion nonetheless.
  18. titi monkey
    01-23-2015 10:53 PM
    titi monkey commented on The Great State Experiment
    funny
  19. Dung
    08-08-2014 12:56 PM
    Dung commented on INTJ religious?
    Interesting.
  20. Conotocarius
    06-15-2014 09:45 AM
    Conotocarius commented on The surge failed
    This is the closest thing to brilliance I've seen on the Politics subforum. Impressive.

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