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Mon Apr 20

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FoolishVintner replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:02 AM

Re: Embarringly stupid

"Do posters here support the expansion of the executive branch in general or only when someone 'friendly' is in power?"

You guys can't seem to make the basic distinction between the objective and the subjective. You switch [more]

Sun Apr 12

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:53 AM

Re: A New Phase in Anti-Obama Attacks

As for why I don't like Obama, it's because he's an arrogant narcissist who happens to be the worst Presdient of the las 150 years.

With corporate profits at all-time highs, stock equities more than doubling under this [more]

Mon Apr 6

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FoolishVintner replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:03 AM

Re: Thank God We Aren't 18 Trillion In Debt

We got enough problems as it is without Obama trying to expand the democrat voting bloc, i mean how fast does he really want to collapse the system?

Maybe if you weren't so intent on reducing the "democratic voting bloc" by [more]

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:58 AM

Re: Forbes Skewers Obamacare. Again.

laissezfaire, I couldn't help but snigger at this bit from your Chris Conover (surprise surprise! or was it Avik Roy, one can never tell) article:

"But as we’ll also see, giving Obamacare credit for the recent slowdown in health [more]

Sat Apr 4

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:26 PM

Re: hate filled anti-christian bigots

I have a hard time figuring out what the message is. Yes, muslims have a strong prejudice against homosexuality. The religion is profoundly homophobic, as well as xenophobic and misogynist. Our conservative Christians are usually (and rightfully) [more]

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:24 AM

Re: About that pizzeria in Indiana . . .

Over $700,000 donated now.

gay rights took a hit.

Libs took a hit.

The media took a hit.


How did gay rights take a hit? How did libs take a hit? How did the media take a hit? Hundreds of stupid nutters sent [more]

Fri Apr 3

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FoolishVintner replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:49 AM

Re: Coulter Kills It

Why did it take Indiana 199 years to enact a law enshrining this supposedly basic principle?

We're supposed to imagine that this law is not motivated by bigotry, that it's just a wild coincidence that ONLY NOW, the Indiana legislature [more]

Thu Apr 2

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:02 AM

Re: Needs to be said

"Do unto others as you would have them do to you."

This philosophy is a nice idea, but totally unworkable. The thing is, I CAN'T do unto Scarlett Johansson as I would have her do unto me."

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:49 AM

Re: When is your religious liberty being violated?

My religious liberty is violated by the very tax exempt status that religious institutions enjoy in this country. I am subsidizing religion against my will and against my conscience. Funny, something tells me these "religious freedom" laws [more]

Wed Apr 1

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:09 AM

Re: Poll: Serious poll for the Left

We are not going to have a chance to vote for Cruz. He will never be at the top of the ticket. His sole purpose is to make Jeb look reasonable, intelligent, and moderate by comparison.

Tue Mar 31

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FoolishVintner replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:56 PM

Re: How income inequality benefits everybody

Buffett brags that he pays less income tax than his secretary.

No, he doesn't "brag" about it. He uses it to illustrate the unfairness in the tax code.

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FoolishVintner replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:51 PM

Re: How income inequality benefits everybody

“The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.” — Baroness Margaret Thatcher

"The problem with supply side economics is that eventually you run out of your grandchildren's money." - [more]

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FoolishVintner replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:52 AM

Re: America’s obsession /STEM education is

Too many study what is easy.

Life isn't easy. They call it 'work' for a reason.


What academic subject is "easy?" Do you think music is easy, because many people find it profoundly enjoyable and fulfilling? If you [more]

Mon Mar 30

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FoolishVintner replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:01 PM

Re: America’s obsession /STEM education is

College is more than just preparing you for a job.

That's the understatement of the year.

In fact, higher education is a relative *poor* place to receive vocational education. Nearly 70% of college graduates end up with [more]

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FoolishVintner replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:30 PM

Re: How income inequality benefits everybody

Arguement alwasy boils down to the question of how big you want your governmnet to be.

If by "small government" you mean the size of the federal workforce, the government actually half the size it was in the 1950s and 1960s, [more]

Tue Mar 17

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FoolishVintner replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:17 AM

Re: Exodus fuels hatred??

Archaeologists gave up trying to find traces of the Exodus in the Sinai many years ago, after more than a century of searching.

It's almost as if you are suggesting the bible isn't literally true.

Sun Mar 15

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:29 PM

Re: Those nasty unions

Are you incapable of addressing your own grievances to your boss or the HR department? Are you incapable of asking for a raise? I suppose that you have never done it before now?

This is sophistry. The phrase "redress of [more]

Sat Mar 14

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:43 AM

Re: Those nasty unions

Government workers should never have been able to unionized in the first place for the obvious and numerous reasons already discussed here in previous threads. That aside, you are NOT losing any constitutional rights period. Regardless of whether [more]

Fri Mar 13

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FoolishVintner posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:04 PM

Those nasty unions

I remember thinking how inefficient it was to have archaic union rules like that.

It seems that everybody who has worked in a union job can attest to some anecdote or another about inefficiency or counterproductive work rules. As a [more]

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:56 AM

Re: Some righties astound me

You can tell how liberal someone is by how quickly they play the race card.

You can tell how bigoted someone is by how quickly they characterize all discussions of race problems in America as "playing the race card." [more]

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