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Message 8 of 342 (886132)
05-06-2021 8:42 PM
Reply to: Message 5 by marc9000
05-06-2021 7:42 PM


the mark9000 asks:
The question is, what is the fear of conservative free speech...

there is no fear, it's just disdain for ignorance. we laugh at your stupidity. we laugh at your gullibility. we laugh at your fake testosterone-driven madness wind.


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Message 70 of 342 (886304)
05-14-2021 10:46 PM
Reply to: Message 67 by Percy
05-14-2021 6:36 PM


Can you help me out here?:

Percy tried to write but:

Oftentimes it seems like Trump is trying to take credit for the very idea of a vaccine, as if everyone's first thought wasn't, "We need a vaccine." In terms of taking credit Trump often seems like an old style Chinese or North Korean communist who took credit for everything, including for many things that never happened.

But since he had already conceded and the election had already been certified for Bush, Bush is what we ended up getting.

And 20 years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

looks like something SNAFUed there. 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?

trying to help...

Edited by xongsmith, : added question mark at top


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Message 149 of 342 (886910)
06-17-2021 2:21 PM
Reply to: Message 148 by Phat
06-17-2021 11:26 AM


Re: Conservative Supreme Court Rules
Phat writes:
I side with the Court on this one.

well, why?
it seems very unchristian to me.


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Message 175 of 342 (887035)
07-04-2021 6:16 AM
Reply to: Message 174 by Phat
07-04-2021 12:01 AM


Re: In Essence You Support A Meritocracy
Phat writes, among other things:
Protect me from other rising bullies who want to strip me of my entitlements.

What entitlements? You aint got no entitlements! No soup for you! You are not even given a grave for your dead body, whenever that occurs.

...entitlements...please, don't make me laugh again.


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Message 179 of 342 (887040)
07-05-2021 1:37 AM
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07-04-2021 10:03 PM


Re: In Essence You Support A Meritocracy
Wasn't it Asimov who bemoaned the state of affairs today when he said:
“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”

Phat reminds me of it when he spouts:

Because it starts with Nationalism and NOT Globalism. You seem to favor a global meritocracy where people earn their status through education and to hell with our fellow countrymen. Just because the middle clas educated elitists at EvC all happen to be liberal leaning? Just because they have college degrees does not mean supporting globalism over nationalism.

But Nationalism is the Epitomy of Stupidity Unchained. It gave us all manner of horrors, more recently Hitler, Musselini, Reagan, Trump and the Republican assholes.


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Message 204 of 342 (887125)
07-12-2021 3:43 AM
Reply to: Message 203 by Sarah Bellum
07-11-2021 5:23 PM


Re: Wannabe Conservative Thinkers
Sara asks:
As for that "feeding the children", don't you mean, instead, to describe the point of view that children should be fed by the national "family" even if their real family can't afford it?

well, I would say Yes!

i agree with that point of view.


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Message 212 of 342 (887135)
07-12-2021 11:49 PM
Reply to: Message 207 by Phat
07-12-2021 10:39 AM


Re: In Essence You Support A Meritocracy
Phat writes:
Translation: Right-Wing Thugs = the wealthy 1%. Did it ever occur to you that there are also Left Wing thugs who wish there to be a global consensus? They aren't poor either. They want mandatory global cooperation at the expense of free enterprise.

Okay. I'm calling you out.

Let's get a list going:

alive Right-wing thugs:
------------------------------
1. Rupert Murdock
2. Mitch McConnell
3. ...any pro-Trumper in the 1%

alive Left-wing thugs:
------------------------------
1. ...
2. ...

??? well, come on now.

As for your fop "free enterprise", that may be the biggest loophole in the world. Free enterprise to me is unsurprisingly naive without some kind of check on it. It's an unfettered license to fuck over anything or anyone in its path, from allowing enslavement to pollution. I'll take mandatory global COOPERATION over unbridled free enterprise any day. And are you implying that the right-wing thugs wish some kind of global consensus? Maybe a consensus in their boardrooms...

And just how do you define "thug"? And why do _you_ have a Thugpreacha page?

Edited by xongsmith, : fix spelling of Thugpreacha


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xongsmith
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Message 215 of 342 (887139)
07-13-2021 7:43 AM
Reply to: Message 214 by Phat
07-13-2021 12:06 AM


Re: In Essence You Support A Meritocracy
Phat answers:
alive Left-wing thugs:
1) Mark Zuckerberg
Wiki writes:

Zuckerberg has never revealed his own political affiliation or voting history: some news outlets consider him to be a conservative,[150] while others consider him liberal.[151]

while unknown you put him in the left-wing pile...

as for Bezos:

In 2012, he donated to Amazon's political action committee (PAC),[243] which has given $56,000 and $74,500 to Democrats and Republicans, respectively.

sounds like he's playing both sides to hedge his bets, with the Republicans getting more - hardly a left-wing thug. He pays his minions the minimum wage - hardly what a left-wing thug would do, but tight up the alley of a right-wing thug.

Now, my 2 examples are known thugs. Rupert with his damaging steady stream of vicious lies and Mitch with his "damn what better for the country's health, it's my money making schemes and my racist, misogynist Party first".

I'll grant you that Zuckerburg does a lot of bad things, but it's all for free and we can go somewhere else if we want (like here). i don't know what he pays his minions.


"I'm the Grim Reaper now, Mitch. Step aside."

- xongsmith, 5.7d


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Message 310 of 342 (887669)
08-18-2021 8:38 PM
Reply to: Message 306 by Phat
08-18-2021 3:49 PM


Re: Darker Future For USA
Phat barfs out:
I'm not going to allow a liberal group to dictate what I owe and to whom I owe it to. That's my line in the sand.

My god you are disgusting. Disgustingly STUPID.


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Message 331 of 342 (887794)
08-22-2021 10:28 AM
Reply to: Message 330 by dwise1
08-22-2021 2:57 AM


Re: Darker Future For USA
excellent, dwise!

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Message 340 of 342 (888136)
09-05-2021 8:42 PM
Reply to: Message 339 by AZPaul3
09-05-2021 7:58 PM


Re: Wannabe Conservative Thinkers
AZPaul speculates:
Are you trying to say we are rather poor (or some other epithet) in our national decision making?

oh yes, We are.


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