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Topic: Serious Discussion / Time Capsule

I am, according to my wife, a child in an old person’s body. And, very likely, my body will cease proper functioning so as to begin ending much the same as it entered this world: no teeth, wearing a diaper, babbling incoherently, and wailing loudly about my untended needs.

beauval, I can go back even further and remember the first time I saw a pong game. It was a Christmas; a friend bought it for his kids; and, I sucked at it … much the same as I did at air hockey and foosball. I guess I had a combination of little time and interest to get very good at most such game innovations overs the years. I have never played D&D … too busy doing something like the real thing. I remember playing foosball on a homemade table when I was a kid of 8-10. It didn’t catch on big here across the pond until much later.

But, to get somewhat on the OP, I’m interested in where this thread will go so I can have some idea of what I’ve missed out on.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Beauty and Survival

Originally posted by vikaTae:

But it’s not as if McAlty is the only one to copy Wikipedia entries without giving credit. Karma’s done it frequently, which might be where McAlty got the idea that it’s ok to do that here (it’s not).

I’m amazed at how YOU will stoop so low as to LIE about me just so you can massage your wounded ego. And, I am greatly saddened by how much more work on your anger issues appears needed when it is so obvious that then your high intellect might be better “tolerated” by some ppl.

Now, I have a much clearer picture of what ya’re referencing when you said it is difficult (near impossible?) for there to be good communication between ppl when there is an IQ difference of 30 points. Yet, I don’t seem to have that problem. Yeah, I might become somewhat frustrated when it takes a bit of effort to establish a meeting-of-the-minds; but, I certainly find snarky peevishness to not be of any help. I just recognize the point of diminishing returns and move on to another area w/ that person or on to a different person.

I ALWAYS “link Wikipedia as my source for any text taken from it and that text is in quotation marks and is in italics” … just as shown there. I also do a link for most any other source that I quote; and, if not linked, I will do the italic & quotation marks to show the text isn’t mine. Try
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Originally posted by tenco1:

Also, none of your posts plagiarized Wikipedia, just the one from an account you say is not yours. So why are now you acting like you were the person who made that post?

I long ago heard that no one has a good enough memory to be a completely successful liar.
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Originally posted by Jantonaitis:

If this thread is any indication, you’ve adjusted yourself to SD behaviour expectations [mine, at any rate] just fine.

No sarcasm here (at least not intended); but, Jan, this whole “responding to trolls” thing has been touched on frequently here on SD.

However, I don’t recall any reasons, or even speculations, given for why we here, who would seem to be of elevated cognitive ability, aren’t able to do the simplest of action on how to deal w/ trolls: ignore them.

I’m being serious here.
Would ya care to offer any thoughts on why that is?
Do ya think such could be worthy of a thread of its own; maybe kick off a discussion on the wider aspects of why we humans so easily fall prey to such “temptations” in life"? Hell, perhaps even OP the thread: TEMTATION.
Would an “ignore feature” given by Kong help any?

Not to open any sore wounds here, Jan, but my putting a mute, on the bulk of ppl I do so, is my way of earmarking the lesser-known (to me) posters that I observe as being someone who has intentions other than wanting to seriously add to the discussions. I’m sure there is a better method of putting them on some list by using much better computer skills than I so obviously possess.

As it is, if I see something posted by such an unknown troll that isn’t so trollish and I might want to respond, I can easily just click on their name and have a good indication that a response likely won’t produce any rational result. That is my “ignore” feature.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / 3rd death directly related to cannabis "Consumables" in Colorado

Originally posted by vikaTae:

Karma

That seems to be a very savvy approach the far-right has adopted of late … absurdly ask for a leg up to the moon and be deliriously happy to settle for a elevator ride to the top of the Sears Tower.

Well to be fair, that’s a life philosophy I use myself, and it’s a good one. If I aim for the stars, I’m still doing pretty good if I only clear the trees. If yhowever, I aim to clear the trees and fall short of thatcrash

It’s better to aim higher than you know you’ll reach just to give yourself some wriggle room between expected degrees of failure.

Yes, that form of realistically hopeful anticipation-come-expectation is basically sound … IF, it is one that a person uses for them self and/or for those who are willing participants/recipients.

However, my reference is how the far-right is using it to shove their agenda down the throats and up the asses of everyone … regardless of ANY willingness/interest on their part for being included.
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Originally posted by ImplosionOfDoom:
They don’t care about reporting the facts as proven by the investigation, they just want more ratings. (Come on, you’ve probably seen it too a thousand times over in other reports of various deaths across the media.) They don’t even care about whether or not their ‘speculation’ proves to false later, they’ll still report it with the same degree of authority as if it were ‘a fact’. They don’t care if they end up dragging a dead man’s name through the mud on false pretenses, they don’t care about what it does to the reputation of a family already experiencing a tragic loss, they don’t care if people end up getting hurt by the mass hysteria they cause, the only damn thing they care about is ratings.

Whatever happened to journalistic integrity?

You have just described Rush Limbaugh et al.
This is what I’m getting at in my point just above.
 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Arizona State Senator Suggests That Church Be Mandatory

Originally posted by Cromagin911:

I think you have anger issues because it looked like a simple question. There is no need to get angry.

YOU fucking-eh right I can be passionate about situations demonstrated by that link … and, as currently are being wrought by ISIS.

But then, that is probably because I CARE about my fellow person who is only wanting to live their life via this.

I especially care if some fucking asshole is trying to take away MY & MINE’S rights to those ""unalienable rights" which the Declaration says has been given to all human beings by their Creator, and for which governments are created to protect".

But, as Mathew, speaking for the Christ, said about him: “And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.” If the evil darkness endeavors to destroy the light of another’s soul, Satan is doing it to me.

ANGRY”?
No.
Committed?
Absolutely.
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Originally posted by petesahooligan:

I’m actually not even that interested anymore. This whole forum is beginning to smell like assholes.

Then, don’t let the door hit ya in yer ass(hole) on the way out …. for the umpteenth time. lol
 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Arizona State Senator Suggests That Church Be Mandatory

Originally posted by petesahooligan:

I know what you’re getting at, Karma, and I agree with you in spirit… but I’m curious about the phrase “that’s when I reach for my guns.”

What does that mean?

Dude, I DO NOT want to get into another fucking debacle-of-a-“debate” w/ YOU about the merits of absolute pacifism … the stench of the first one still lingers in the air.

I am a very peaceful person.
HOWEVER, when the Mormons, wearing their magic underwear, cease only coming to my door handing out their “message of truth” and begin to use religion to do these things, I certainly will be using my guns. Should I see YOU standing passively by while these atrocities are occurring, don’t be any too surprised if ya “accidently” fall victim to “friendly fire”.

That YOU even have to ask about why I would reach for a gun only belies just how absurdly imbued ya are in the absolutism of your philosophy of pacifism. I’m fine with YOU holding it as your personal “go to” for serious situations. However, drop the naivete that there aren’t other forms of pacifism that exist which are just fine w/ the concept of upholding—via extreme prejudice if called for— the peacefulness that other ppl should also be able to enjoy.

Ya see, I have this odd philosophy that (bell curve here) says, IN VARYING DEGREES, a person is either a part of the problem or a part of the solution. Those varying degrees are typically only looked at & addressed by me in full consideration of where they fall in the more extreme areas of the curve. The “gut of the bell”/huge majority is mostly ignored by me

I absolutely endeavor to live by my credo: Let judgment be a reflection of understanding. Let action ensue sound judgment.

When a person is being treated the way those women were, for me, it is time to fish, cut bait, or get the fuck out of the way Should a person not be able to do any of the three on their own, I’m most happy to consider them “bait” … cut them and toss them overboard … and let them demonstrate pacifism to the sharks.

Consider my point there to be a corollary to the there’s no atheists in a foxhole. There are no pacifists there, either … at least not for long. I sure as fuck don’t want an absolute pacifist in MY foxhole that is going to let it get overrun by someone intent on killing the both of us.

If that fucking piece of shit (the OP Senator) can’t see the TRUE slippery-slope she is proposing, then perhaps a look at the pics in my link of how her fellow gender is being treated should be jammed up her ass in the same manner she is trying to jam her thinking up those of others.

And NO, I don’t want YOU to typically derail classic’s thread by turning it into a discussion on pacifism. I answered your question; now, just drop it. I used your question to “validate” this post by including the extremism of my position on how I feel & would react accordingly to the equally extrene fallout of that idiot proposal of Sen. Sylvia Allen.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / 3rd death directly related to cannabis "Consumables" in Colorado

Originally posted by classic256:

I am not saying ban it, I am saying restrict it to medical uses. You know, legit use.

It’s absurd someone can just go into a store and purchase this powerful drug without a medical card.

Okay, jhco …. the jig is up. (yeah, I know it really isn’t jhco …. just his gangledopper). However, the similarities are astounding.

However, I laud yer efforts to now use alts; and, are now taking a new approach to attack rec pot use in your state. That seems to be a very savvy approach the far-right has adopted of late … absurdly ask for a leg up to the moon and be deliriously happy to settle for a elevator ride to the top of the Sears Tower.

However, classic, YOU have not yet gotten off yer merry-go-round and addressed any of the rebuttals to yer position on rec use of pot. YOU merely keep yammering on&on&on about how ANY of the exreeeeeemly minor occurrences of negativity are insanely of enough merit to thwart the sensible availability of it for medical purposes.

Not having the time to read all the recent posts on this thread, I’m sorry if my point here has already been raised: classic, what happens if there is even just one incident where there is a death (or other very serious event) from use of pot by a person w/ a prescription? YOU can take it two ways … either an accidental OD; or an intended one … the latter of which is more germane to yer OP; so please pick that one first.

After doing that, PLEASE-PRETTY-PLEASE, will you make attempt to respond to our very challenging position that yer OP has little merit when compared to a host of other “dangers” in society … esp. those main one that are sooooo very obvious: booze, tobacco, cars (esp. while texting—ban phones), guns, obesity, & lack of decent healthcare.
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Now, for a couple of examples of yer very obvious shuckin-&-jiving in response to our REPEATED rebuttals to these points YOU hold:

Originally posted by classic256:

I am not saying ban it, I am saying restrict it to medical uses. You know, legit use.


It’s absurd someone can just go into a store and purchase this powerful drug without a medical card.

Originally posted by classic256:
I am not anti-weed, I am anti-non medical access. I do not want overdoses from non-medical needs people like this kid possibly putting my medical needs in jeopardy.


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Now, to address yer typical addition of the Super-Slippery-Slope thrill ride to yer Magnificent-Merry-Go-Round.

How many dead will begin to affect your conscious? 10? 50? 100? 200 dead from consumables?

I suppose a good answer to that would be, IF ya will actually listen to it, is when those numbers for rec pot usage re actually even starting to approach those of the many other misfortunes we have laid at your feet as being of those numbers AND MORE.

Sure, there is a huge number of drivers compared to that of rec pot users. However, it is YOU who is failing to offer this up in defense of your position.
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For the families of those three dead people from weed, it’s not “Fine”
I absolutely agree here about how those who lose loved ones will suffer.
HOWEVER, yer rebuttal here is nothing more than emotional appeal.

If those who lose loved ones seriously give thought about the incident, when it is actually much more the fault of the person than it is the recreational use of pot, I would like to think (and would hold more credence to their “argument” were they to do so), they would be rational enough to admit the fault being that of their loved one.
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Despite what I feel, I don’t think people in Colorado will have a tolerance for this if the dead keep piling up.
“…dead keep piling up”, eh?
Ya double whammy me there: emotional & greased-lightning slippery slope.
As just above, I would give much more credence to yer point were ya to drop this blatant hyperbole in your arguments. Fuck, at least try dressing them up w/ a floribunda of sickening-sweet bullshit that is piled so high that we see them for what they are and just simply cede the debate to ya; AND, put an end to this TROLL dance we are spastically doing the jerk to while YOU do the singing.
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Now, for the best song of the Righteous Brothers in an attempt to end my rant on an upbeat note. I advise letting the song play and opening another window to continue the dance w/ classic. lol

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Arizona State Senator Suggests That Church Be Mandatory

Originally posted by beauval:

So she seems to be confusing religion with morality. That’s not exactly a new development in America, is it?

I can’t speak for that dimwit’s personal confusion; but, there certainly is that faction of the “more exuberant” religious folks here that do just that. They even go so far as to believe that their particular religion, over all others, is the very essence of morality.

I haven’t a problem w/ those groups believing as they see fit.
It is when, as in the OP, they start wanting EVERYONE to adhere/obey them that I begin to reach for my guns.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / 3rd death directly related to cannabis "Consumables" in Colorado

classic, there is NO ONE who is arguing that a “use” (< many & varied meanings) of a reactionary chemical can’t/won’t contribute—OR, as YOU appear to be going for, “CAUSE”— these very, VERY isolated incidents of tragedy.

So, just where is the argument?
We have submitted a host of “other” human activities that all have shared and unique interactions w/ the body & mind … both for the individual and for society as a group.

It is YOU who are failing to move the discussion along by moving off of this point of YOURS …. that these VERY RARE occurrences happen … that they are incidents rife w/ speculation, conjecture, huge prejudices, etc. about just what the actual TRUTH of the matters are.

Do YOU seriously believe that just because one reads it from the Net that it is somehow true? Do YOU not realize that the “best” news medias are the ones that have learned the fine art of manipulating the truth so that who ever hears that media’s version of it will evoke their own concept of the “truth” …. something for everyone, each in their “own image” of the truth?

All of that said, I ask: Do YOU have a bias AGAINST pot? Could this be YOUR truth that you are seeing in these reports? Reports that are obviously the result of ppl who have an agenda that is, in varying degrees, negative towards use of pot … esp. for recreational use.

However, a real asshole could even start that slippery-slope shit by saying that even if pot were only for medicinal use, KIDS could get their little grubby fingers on granny’s stash and then go head butt semi’s on the freeway.

So, let there be NO POT whatsoever … for anyone … for any reason.
Let’s kill, on the spot, anyone w/in 20 feet of pot.

My suggestion, classic …. take a hit from my bong; it’ll do ya a world of good.
Seriously.
And …. death is highly unlikely;
don’t look so worried.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Is feminism obsolete???

Al Capone made a staggering amount of money via capitalism.

classic, YOU are going to have to come up w/ some relevance as to how Rush is a “good” American when he is INCITING so much divisive hatred. if ya continue to make this insane comparison of “good” & making large amounts of money … which somehow tacitly demonstrates that those who work for minimum wage are basically pieces of shit.

Of course, one of the huge causes of the minimum wage IS those who are rich and want to be even more so. Yeah, those asshole are super-good Americans … upward & onward on the backs of anyone that can be subjugated to one’s psychotic machinations.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Ancient Rome and the United States

Originally posted by classic256:
Soldiers were given a boy to take during long battle marches to use in a sexual way any way they wanted.

This I understand.
I typically go about my daily routine in the company of hired “help” …. a red head, a blond, a brunet, and a dark-haired gals … just in case I need a pick-me-up blowjob over the noon hour …. coupled w/ my own personal sex show.

Hell, they come in handy for many other purposes … I have found.
Basically, they perform the many tasks that my wife formally did.
She is so relieved by the addition of my entourage.

And, BOYS as Roman soldiers “companions”?
Nah.

“When a Roman legion was on the march its womenfolk – both free and slave – presumably followed behind in the baggage train. When a legion set up camp, at least in friendly territory, all the non-combatants set up their own “camp” on the outskirts of the legionary castrum. These civilian settlements were called canabae. Women set up shops that saw to the basic needs of the soldiers, such as repairing clothing, etc. and the military prostitutes would have plyed their trade here as well."

NOW, the English knights and their squires … well, that probably is quite another thing.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Workers comp in the USA to be gutted

tl;dr

didn’t have to to know that MOST big-business-minded assholes’ cold, black hearts have typically beaten to the tune of being anti-working class. They are against unions and most any & every thing that is of benefit to their employees.

Oooops, I should say those things that impact their asshole bottom lines … which is basically just about EVERYTHING. Duh.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / 3rd death directly related to cannabis "Consumables" in Colorado

Hmmmmmmmmmmm…..let’s see here.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
Did the pot actually kid the man; or is the man going to kill the pot usage because HE mistakenly ingested it?

(I’m channeling CROW now)
Just to be safe, we should, once again, ban this horrible substance … one that didn’t appear to have killed anywhere near the incident level being touted in Colorado during all of those years before.

Nice try Rocky Mountain High Haters.
Nah.
I mean: their pathetic typically maniacal conservative quest to get rid of pot would be hilarious …. if it weren’t that such thinking is usually applied to about everything you deem “bad”.

BUT NO.
Those assholes, will drink alcohol and bitch about a recreational AND medicinal substance that is far less harmful physically and mentally. Does anyone know if ingestion of booze is considered medicinal?

It certainly appears to be just the opposite:

“In the United States, suicide is the 11th most common cause of death. The number of alcoholics who take their own life is extremely high. Some research suggests that up to 21% of this group die this way. It is also true that almost a quarter of those who commit suicide will be intoxicated with alcohol at the time. There is no doubt that there is a strong link between alcohol and suicide.”

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Confessions of a Feminist: Why I Hate Animangus, And Why America Should BAN it.

So, we could rid America of all religion because of Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church?
Sounds ’bout right.

NOW, where do we start w/ this politicians?

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Is feminism obsolete???

Originally posted by Kasic:
Originally posted by petesahooligan:

Who is the liberal counterpart to Rush Limbaugh?

Bill Maher?

John Oliver
Recently finished: The Colbert Report
Jon Stewart

Somewhat: Lewis Black

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / What is this crap??

Originally posted by classic256:
Originally posted by karmakoolkid:
Originally posted by classic256:

The governor signed the bill today in Indiana. It’s law now.

BUT, it is Unconstitutional; and, will likely be struck down … just as this shit about Gays not being able to “marry”.

I hope it is stuck down, but how many years will it take?

HOPEFULLY… not too many; or, very quickly, even.

Don’t forget, the Indiana State Supreme Court can also declare.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Ancient Rome and the United States

Originally posted by Ubermorgen:

Did you know Rome was also obsessed with homosexuality?

Define “obsessed”.

Do YOU not realize that it really isn’t all that much of an “obsession” when it is simply considered to be an ordinary event in ppl’s lives?

OR, they weren’t as fucking fucked up re sexuality as we in Amurka are.
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Did you know Rome was also obsessed with homosexuality? The parallels with the United States are uncanny.
Define “uncanny”.

And NO, about the only thing, IN GENERAL, that the “Romans” frowned up in the area of sexuality was incest.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Two American millennials destroy history in Italy.

Originally posted by tenco1:
Originally posted by classic256:

I think I get it now, you think I am some other poster? Well, I am not.

Nope, you totally are. You did not use a contraction there, which means you have to be Vanguarde.

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Originally posted by classic256:
It’s funny!

Oh shit, he’s learning!

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Originally posted by classic256:

W-wait, seriously? You’re really going to plagiarize another article, after you just tried to convince everyone you weren’t Vanguarde? Christ, why do you keep doing this if you’re just going to show you’re that easy to figure out?

Since my post here won’t be anymore off topic than several before it:

Glad to see ya, tenco…
don’t be such a strange to SD.
YOU are something that usually brightened my day. 0¿~

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Mandatory Automobile Insurance (and more!)

Originally posted by classic256:
Originally posted by karmakoolkid:
Originally posted by classic256:

Some states do not require insurance at all, move there OP. But be prepared to lose everything in the event of an accident.

I feel the same about this whole bitching thing about the mandated health insurance for ppl who think they won’t need it.

You really don’t need health care insurance at all. That’s the big secret they are afraid of. If everyone just said “No” and used the emergency room when they got sick the entire big pharma big insurance system would fall apart overnight. The emergency room is required by law to provide care if needed. Our family has saved a lot of money by using the ER, and not paying for insurance at all. We also refuse to pay the Obamacare fee as we know we will be saved in the future when Obamacare is repealed.

SERIOUSLY?
Either YOU are lying; OR, ya’ve been extremely lucky.
Health care via ER really isn’t all that good.
YOU are deeply kidding yourself if you think the ER will address all/most of your health care needs.

And, YOUR suggestion would utterly kill our economy:

““The defendants contend that there are three unique elements of the health care market which, when viewed cumulatively and in combination, belie the claim that the uninsured are inactive. First, as living and breathing human beings who are always susceptible to sudden and unpredictable illness and injury, no one can “opt out” of the health care market. Second, if and when health services are sought, hospitals are required by law to provide care, regardless of inability to pay. And third, if the costs incurred cannot be paid (which they frequently cannot, given the high cost of medical care), they are passed along (cost-shifted) to third parties, which has economic implications for everyone. Congress found that the uninsured received approximately $43 billion in “uncompensated care” in 2008 alone. These three things, according to the defendants and various health care industry experts and scholars on whom they rely, are “replicated in no other market” and defeat the argument that uninsured individuals are inactive.”

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Is the gender wage gap truly a result of discrimination?

Originally posted by classic256:

Woah partner, no need to attack the wagon camp!

No … not any such “attack”.
I’m simply challenging the MANY points YOU made … and failed to address … other than to blithely dismiss them via some silly notion that yer ideas are some kind of “wagon camp”. I suggest ya watch out for the Indians. lol
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What I spoke of works for our family, I know every family is different. For ours, at the time I was the breadwinner and was out taking care of my family by providing money. She stayed at home to care for the infant. Due to my hard work, we could afford the nanny so the baby had even better care. I was gone 4 week at a time, only home 2 days a month at the time.

And THAT addresses my point (that challenged YOUR inference that what works for you SHOULD/WILL work for others)….HOW?

My point addressing your position: “Now there’s a big enough sampling by which we can use to dictate to the rest of the world what they should do.”

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / What is this crap??

Originally posted by classic256:

The governor signed the bill today in Indiana. It’s law now.

BUT, it is Unconstitutional; and, will likely be struck down … just as this shit about Gays not being able to “marry”.
 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Ancient Rome and the United States

Originally posted by classic256:
Corruption on the highest levels of government are promoting this, while rewarding behavior that works against a well-structured society.

classic, on the thread where YOU were defending Rush Limbaugh’s wealth, et.al., I hope ya are able to make the connection that this corruption of the U.S. govt is largely a direct result of most of the wealthy few exacting strong influence on the govt. in order to promote protection & expansion of their wealth.

While the OP of this thread is a hugely complex comparison, a simple take of it can be this part:

When so much wealth of a society is concentrated at the top and continues to increase thus—obviously at the expense of those well-below the fortunate few—the society begins to break down simply because the “glue-of-morality” that should bind a society together is lost. Why should the working populace endeavor so hard if the lion’s share of it is taken away? Why should ppl follow the “standard” morality of the day when those who were highly immoral were the ones getting rich?

Roman Empire was huge. It comprised many areas that weren’t as nearly developed as Italy; yet these areas were rich in natural resources … resources where a family could live as well as they were in Italy. BUT, they could do so w/o the horrid tyrannical yoke on their backs that was “Rome”.

So, the Rome was abandoned by the masses in favor of a simple, but much better, life elsewhere.
THAT is, in MHO, what killed Rome.
AND, it is what is doing it in America today.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Is feminism obsolete???

Originally posted by classic256:
Originally posted by petesahooligan:

That’s not what you said the first time. You said that it was a litmus test for a person being a…

…good American.

That’s quite a bit different than claiming someone is “successful.” You’re right. Career success is frequently measured in amassed wealth. That entertainer dude, Rosh Limbaugh (he’s Jewish, right?), looks pretty wealthy. I hear that he’s been divorced a bunch of times and had to go to rehab, too. So maybe he’s wealthy but not happy. Also, he looks really overweight in the pictures I’ve seen… not like healthy and plump but more like heart-medicine heavy.

They mean the same thing. Anyone who amasses wealth is a good American. If you have wealth, you have options and can choose to help society. If you are poor ( Less than $100,000 a year wage ) you really can’t help many people in the way the more successful Americans can. For example, Rush does a lot of charity. It’s very good when someone chooses to work to help cure Leukemia and Lymphoma on his own time. Normal American’s can’t do this at all, they are just struggling to pay bills.

That is my point.
Rush is a fantastic example of the spirit of entrepreneurial Americans.

Yes, Rush IS a fine example of “entrepreneurial Amreicans” ….IF one considers that part of such capitalism that is the horrid negative kind.

From your unquoted blurb: “The shock jock keeps listeners riled up with his right-leaning take on all things American and never misses the opportunity to stir up controversy.”

He does this by lying and misleading/misinforming his fellow, and very ignorantly conservative, Americans … hugely to the detriment of just, fair, and beneficial results for most Americans. The very small minority who do benefit are those now commonly known as the 10%ers or 1%ers.

If YOU think/belive ALL Americans who “amass wealth is a good American” ya’re using a litmus (what-the-fuck-ever) criteria that omits a huge number of other qualifiers about what “good” is. “Good” is highly subjective. I know a very large number of ppl who ARE good and DO a lot of it …. all of that in what is commonly known as the American Spirit.

Having money CAN BE a benefit in many areas; but, it certainly isn’t a guarantee that such is likely. And, there can even be a mixture of good & evil involved in having money … esp. a lot of it:

“he enormity of the Koch fortune is no mystery. Brothers Charles and David are each worth more than $40 billion. The electoral influence of the Koch brothers is similarly well-chronicled. The Kochs are our homegrown oligarchs; they’ve cornered the market on Republican politics and are nakedly attempting to buy Congress and the White House. Their political network helped finance the Tea Party and powers today’s GOP. Koch-affiliated organizations raised some $400 million during the 2012 election, and aim to spend another $290 million to elect Republicans in this year’s midterms. So far in this cycle, Koch-backed entities have bought 44,000 political ads to boost Republican efforts to take back the Senate.”

And, today, the Koch’s are getting a lot of press about many of their other nefarious “deeds”. In fact, the Koch bros. have become the poster boys for all that is wrong w/ American capitalism (wealth). classic, YOU are all about how the American Constitutional process is some kind of sacred blessing. What part do ya not understand about how such enormous wealth (good American) can, and usually does, create mini-oligarchies that subvert/pervert/invert the power of the ppl?

I give a shit if Charles gives several million to WSU here in Wichita. That is a single drop in a huge bucket full of drops. A million is only 1/000th of a billion. The two bros. have $40 billon each. Fuck, Charley probably gives money in this manner because his account(S) tell him it is either give it to charity or lose it to the govt.

Rush is a fucking asshole that is the pit bull dog for the conservative wealthy. He promotes class warfare. He riles up the idiot natives on social issues so they can close their minds to the economic fucking they are getting. Should ANY light begin to shine in their life, Rush blasts it w/ a shit-storm of lies.

classic, I really do appreciate your efforts to be a foil for eliciting the truth about the many issues you bring forth on SD.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Is feminism obsolete???

Originally posted by petesahooligan:

Rush Limbaugh looks like a real winner.

Whiner?
Yup …. fershur.
 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Is feminism obsolete???

Originally posted by petesahooligan:

Yeah, it’s real clever… associating those that fight for gender equality with one of the modern world’s most brutal dictatorial regimes. Does this trigger Godwin’s Law?

Well, clever is as clever does … esp. when it is an asshole windbag like Rash Limpballs spewing it.

FACT

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Is feminism obsolete???

Originally posted by petesahooligan:

What the fuck are feminazis? What kind of retarded word is that?

What kind of shitty word is retarded?

“Retard when used as a noun is a pejorative word used to refer to people with mental disabilities.1 The word retard was widely accepted in the late-1900s to refer to people with mental disabilities; however, it is no longer considered acceptable. Today, it is often used as an adjective to describe someone who [or something] is not acting in what is considered a socially acceptable manner.”

Oooopps.