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Message 17 of 342 (886157)
05-08-2021 6:29 PM
Reply to: Message 15 by Tanypteryx
05-08-2021 6:18 PM


I am baffled what motivates marc9K to post here considering that he must know that everything he says will be fact checked, skeptically scrutinized, and soundly criticized if it's false or misleading.

I don't think marc9000 is even aware that he is spewing falsehoods.

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Message 72 of 342 (886306)
05-14-2021 11:57 PM
Reply to: Message 70 by xongsmith
05-14-2021 10:46 PM


It seems you may now have been talking about Al Gore conceding to W leading us to 20 years of war, but the text above that says you were still addressing Trump's phony taking credit. Did some text get dropped there?

Yes, he was.

Percy was replying to dwise1, who had mentioned the Gore concession in 2000. And yes, it was a little disjointed unless you went back to the earler dwise1 post to get the context.


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Message 187 of 342 (887054)
07-05-2021 11:55 PM
Reply to: Message 186 by Phat
07-05-2021 11:28 PM


Re: In Essence You Support A Meritocracy
... being the brave global elitist that you appear to be ...

What's with this throwing of insults? Don't you claim to be a Christian?

Sure, Republicans like to throw the accusation of "elitist" against Democrats. But if you look up the dictionary meaning of "elitist", it is the Republicans who best fit that definition.


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Message 251 of 342 (887451)
08-04-2021 9:58 AM
Reply to: Message 250 by Phat
08-04-2021 7:53 AM


Re: Protecting your Ass(ets)
Is it not wise to invest in a financial insurance policy?

Of course, that's wise. But not by buying into gold and silver.

Because that's essentially what Gold and Silver are.

No, they aren't. If anything, they are scams run by some rich people to suck money out of fools like Phat. And it seems to be working -- for those rich scammers. As PT Barnum allegedly said, "there's a sucker born every minute."

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Message 253 of 342 (887454)
08-04-2021 10:59 AM
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08-04-2021 10:19 AM


Re: Protecting your Ass(ets)
You guys are wrong about this one.

Here's a question for you -- actually, several questions:

(1) Who is selling you this silver?

(2) Who is giving you the advice on buying silver? Is it the same person as the seller?

(3) If the advice to buy silver is good, why is he selling it? Shouldn't he be holding onto it so that its value will increase.

I'm suggesting that the people who are selling silver to you are not following their own advice. Shouldn't that be troubling?


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Message 255 of 342 (887466)
08-04-2021 1:59 PM
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08-04-2021 1:50 PM


Re: Protecting your Ass(ets)
To the best of my knowledge, they all also own silver.

The fact remains, that they have apparently decided that they can make more money by selling silver than by owning it.

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Message 274 of 342 (887523)
08-08-2021 9:23 AM
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08-08-2021 6:44 AM


Re: Back On Topic If At All Possible
Either the whites (as a culture club) stay "in power" or by decree affirmative action quotas need to be mandatorily implemented.

Why are you seeing everything as black vs. white? What would be wrong with people working together regardless of skin color?

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Message 280 of 342 (887529)
08-08-2021 3:11 PM
Reply to: Message 276 by Phat
08-08-2021 1:46 PM


Re: Talking Past Each Other
You and I appear to be talking past each other.

I am seeing this as thoroughly dishonest.

I'll present it as I see it:

Here's the version according to Phat

quote:
I [Phat] said: Government should not be in the business of playing favorites.
You [Tanypteryx] replied:
quote:
either we end systemic racism or it will destroy us.

And here's the actual version that I get from reading the thread:

quote:
Phat said: You seem to suggest an either/or paradigm. Either the whites (as a culture club) stay "in power" or by decree affirmative action quotas need to be mandatorily implemented.

And that's what Tanypteryx was actually replying to.

You have completely misrepresented the discussion. I don't know why. Perhaps you wanted to make yourself look good. But it didn't work out that way. You come out of it looking like a shameless sleazy liar.


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Message 283 of 342 (887551)
08-09-2021 4:15 PM
Reply to: Message 281 by Phat
08-09-2021 4:03 PM


Re: Only God will Ever Control Me(and even then He won't)
The Dems, on the other hand, are morality cops and control police.

This is a mis-reading. Most Dems are "live and let live" people.

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Message 284 of 342 (887552)
08-09-2021 4:16 PM
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08-09-2021 4:07 PM


Re: Back On Topic If At All Possible
Because both sides will never agree on who should be in control.

The whole point of working together, is that you don't need somebody to be in control.

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Message 286 of 342 (887555)
08-09-2021 5:00 PM
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08-09-2021 4:33 PM


Re: Back On Topic If At All Possible
Its just that I don't trust human nature as much as you do.

I don't know where you get that. No, I don't trust human nature.

Your problem is that you trust the right wing propaganda, and you are unable to tell when they are lying to you.


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Message 303 of 342 (887658)
08-18-2021 2:08 PM
Reply to: Message 302 by Phat
08-18-2021 1:56 PM


Re: Darker Future For USA
My problem with BLM is that they take it upon themselves to rectify moral issues by targeting an entire group--white people.

I'm white. But I never felt targeted by BLM. As best I can tell, BLM has many white supporters.

If you feel targeted, maybe that's your guilty conscience.


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Message 317 of 342 (887695)
08-20-2021 3:26 PM
Reply to: Message 316 by dwise1
08-20-2021 2:40 PM


Re: Darker Future For USA
Even domestic terrorists benefit from white privilege. Plain as day.

Yes, this is exactly right.

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Message 326 of 342 (887742)
08-21-2021 2:04 PM
Reply to: Message 324 by Phat
08-21-2021 12:45 PM


Re: Darker Future For USA
Are you suggesting that the Republican Party is a White Supremacist party?

Yes, it is, though I don't know if that was what Percy was suggesting.

The Republican party wasn't always that way. And there are still a few Republicans who are not white supremacists. But that is the overall direction that the party has been following in recent years.

Just because a man wants the freedom (unhindered by excessive government regulation and taxation) into earning a living in no way paints him/her as a racist.

Most Democrats want those same freedoms. But most Democrats want to share those freedoms with all of their fellow citizens. The Republicans want to be far more exclusive.

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