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  1. dodgerfanjohn


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    1   7:21am Fri 21 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (8)   Dislike (2)   Delete  

    $100 says your IQ is lower than 130.

  2. HydroCabron


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    2   7:10pm Tue 18 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (7)   Dislike (2)   Protected  

    Very disappointing.

    The pipeline would have provided a means of shipping Canadian oil to China while polluting American aquifers and farmland, and creating three (3) jobs. It was our one hope of freedom and happiness. It would have changed everything.

    My life now has no purpose. Is there another cause I can get behind which will benefit only ultra-rich oligarchs? A cause which will allow us to demonstrate our receptive oragenital fealty to them? Is there a fresh way to prove ourselves brainwashed prison bitches who worship the wealthy?

  3. mell


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    3   10:33am Fri 21 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (1)   Delete  

    Good article. Wealth concentration would have been greatly reduced in 2008 and its aftermath if the government/Fed hadn't stepped in and made the uber-wealthy even wealthier while eroding the upper middle class with tax increases and currency debasement/inflation. Note that the article mostly details a "leftist" libertarian (mildly anarchist), highly decentralized alternative view which is not totally in line with modern right leaning libertarians, definitely an interesting read.

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    4   8:06pm Mon 17 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (7)   Protected  

    Because people perceive their own ego to be infallible until proven otherwise. Therefore in a complex political environment where Fox gives a convoluted rationalization for every idiotic thing Republicans do, they are never proven otherwise.

    One of the most amazing feats of right wing media domination is convincing people that the CRA was responsible for the housing meltdown. That assertion is utterly provably idiotic yet it convinced millions of Americans that it wasn't a lack of oversight and the free market which resulted in the bubble but indeed a government program that actually mitigated the bad loans!!!!!

    Therefore we saw black turned into white. Up turned into down. People blamed the government when they SHOULD have blamed a lack of government. People were effectively brainwashed into being incredibly stupid by a saturation of propaganda.

    What happens in 2017 or 2018 or whenever the deflationary depression starts is that Americans will be force fed tankers full of horseshit and the guardians of the old nobility will attempt to blame liberal policies for the disaster.

    The success or failure of the United States rests on the ability of a clear majority of American voters to come to the conclusion they did in the 1932 election. If people like Rand Paul, Ryan, Cruz, and the other young jerk-offs prevail, a deflationary depression crisis will devolve into a national emergency which will devolve into the emergency economic powers act will will end the republic.

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    5   9:13am Mon 17 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (1)   Delete  

    iwog says

    Odd how the most educated and most productive areas of the country are blue. Why do you think that is?

    Parasites are attracted to wealth.

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    7   2:47pm Sun 16 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike   Delete  

    This is why gun ownership is important. If some people can own dangerous dogs, I should be able to own a gun to defend myself from such an animal.

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    8   8:17am Fri 21 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike (2)   Protected  

    Tell me one thing a hydrogen vehicle does better than a Tesla Model S?

    - Fuel costs more
    - The car costs more
    - wastes double the electricity and uses up perfectly good natural gas
    - It can be fueled almost nowhere while a Tesla can be fueled anywhere including at home.
    - The life expectancy of the car is far less thus resale value will be a joke
    - The performance sucks ass while the Tesla will blow its doors off (Mirari 0-60 is 9 seconds while a Tesla does it in 5.1 seconds)
    - It's ugly
    - It is right at the very beginning of its development cycle while there is 100 years of experience with electric cars
    - The price of platinum means the cost will go up while semiconductor battery technology guarantees the Tesla price will go down.

    Other than the one single (still not available because there are no gas stations) feature of being able to fill up the tank quicker (soon to be irrelevant with battery swap) why would anyone buy this?

  9. APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch


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    9   7:17pm Thu 20 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike   Delete  

    Wilson only did what any normal white guy would do within a half mile of a big negro: stand his ground and put 14 rounds into him.

    Exactly as the Founding Fathers intended.

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    10   3:44pm Wed 19 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike   Delete  

    HydroCabron says

    Give us more alternative science, Republican researchers!

    The silence is only attributable to the fact that everyone is dead from Ebola exactly as Conservative Thought Leaders predicted.

  11. Vicente


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    11   2:28pm Tue 18 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike (1)   Delete  

    ?w=605

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    13   8:09pm Mon 17 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike (1)   Delete  

  14. APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch


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    14   8:56am Sat 22 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  

    Tell the homeless to shit in passing cars headed out of town. It will inspire drivers to keep traffic moving.

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    15   8:20am Sat 22 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  

    SoftShell says

    I recommend going all in JCP.

    Black friday next week.

    IQ Test
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    This is damning evidence..

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    16   2:50am Sat 22 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike (1)   Delete  

    Straw Man says

    sbh says

    Who watches that swill?

    Useful idiots.

    Speaking of which, I can't help noticing this thread has got 10 comments with zero citations/links. Three comments are Hydrocabron's always useless paid sarcasm, and one is the closet case Forthood trying to be funny (and only being sad), but some comments are actually from intelligent people. Shouldn't someone ask, how do we know this alleged event even happened, let alone why? I should perhaps apologize for my too literal mind, what with the looking for data and evidence and so on, but my credulity disability prevents me from crediting an OP that has no names, dates, or other verifiable information.

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    17   8:59pm Fri 21 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  

    Don't fret, you have other talents:

    And you can tell if there's global warming or drought just by looking around:

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    18   3:02pm Fri 21 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike (1)   Delete  

    bgamall4 says

    Racism is rampant in conservative circles. For you to say liberals are racist proves you are the joke here

    Racism is rampant in liberal circles. Their support for affirmative action proves it. That and everybody knows that blacks are the biggest racists in the US.

  19. Call it Crazy


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    19   1:20pm Fri 21 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike (1)   Delete  

    humanity says

    I do not consider my self a genius, or even an intellectual really.

    We don't either.

    humanity says

    But I am gifted in certain areas,

    Yep, being a racist and liberal bias..

  20. mell


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    20   1:17pm Fri 21 Nov 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  

    gsr says

    How is "lack of concern for the poor" is equivalent to racism?

    Yep - that's the main problem with these debates. They cannot keep their definitions cleanly separated, everything becomes -isms, with racism allegations at the fore-front because that's the universal size club that fits all to squash any reasonable debate. It's funny and sad at the same time that a formerly smart and well thought-out liberal bourgeoisie has turned into an amorphous mass of fanatic "progressives" reciting the racist mantra ad nauseam. Goebbels would have no problem these days and insta-convert them into formidable snoops.

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