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Thu Jan 22

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:43 AM

Re: The biggest rightie lie

"Government involvement doesn't mean every action has to cross some bureaucrat's desk. All the same it is massively ignorant to suggest the type of freedoms and prosperity we enjoy in America would occur outside the protective and [more]

Wed Jan 21

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:49 AM

Re: This is Good News, People!

"You think we're better off because GITMO is still open?"

No . . . I'm still waiting for that campaign promise to be fulfilled.


I know what you mean. I'm still waiting for Obama to have a magic wand, too. [more]

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:41 AM

Re: This is Good News, People!

"You think we're better off because GITMO is still open?"

No . . . I'm still waiting for that campaign promise to be fulfilled.


I know what you mean. I'm still waiting for Obama to have a magic wand, too. [more]

Wed Jan 7

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

There's no place like Kansas, There's no pl....

Politico indicates that Indiana legislators aren't the only Republicans who are whistling past Brownback's graveyard. Conservatives in Iowa, Arizona, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin are all taking a look at the massive budget hole and the lack of job [more]

Tue Jan 6

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FoolishVintner posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:10 PM

More about those discouraged workers

The number of persons not in the work force because they are discouraged is watched carefully by the BLS, and is available in their monthly population survey:

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:54 AM

Re: About to be hit by Republican neocon tax

Every idiot that voted for that war should be disqualified from opining on any future government matter.

On the basis of what we were told, and especially on Colin Powell's testimony to the U.N., I supported the war initially. I don't [more]

Mon Dec 29

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FoolishVintner replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:32 PM

Re: Almonds vs Salmon

Once again we have environmentalists and liberals waging war on the working class!

Once again we have the right wing over-simplifying issues, concocting straw man arguments, imagining false dilemmas, and playing division politics.

Sun Dec 21

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FoolishVintner posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:36 PM

As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls

Ever since the Great Recession, it seems that we have had to endure an endless amount of gloating about how some red states were faring better than average. Invariably the states whose economies were doing better than average were oil extractions [more]

Fri Dec 12

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FoolishVintner replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:02 AM

Re: How to Fix Obamacare

Rebranding might be just the thing for the low information nutjobs. Since 74% of Republicans are happy with their Obamacare plans, you shouldn't scoff at the idea:

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FoolishVintner replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:09 AM

Re: Bill Maher: Dumbest Atheist Alive Today?

Does Beverley Hills Maher have any idea where US electricity comes from? How it is generated in the US. When you ride with Maher you ride with King Coal, then some nuclear and then some natural gas. 6% renewable.

According to the [more]

Wed Dec 10

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FoolishVintner replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:57 AM

Re: Religion Class in School

However, this did make me think about religious education in school, and that perhaps it should be compulsory. A study of all the world's major religions, past and present, would be quite enlightening to a lot of kids (and their [more]

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FoolishVintner replied to the Conservative Fools board. 9:45 AM

Re: World murder statistics

Especially in this hemisphere, eliminate drug related killing by any means and you will have a huge impact. But please don't credit or discredit gun laws by looking at murder rate comparisons where guns are not even necessarily the weapons being [more]

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FoolishVintner replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:32 AM

Re: In 7 states

What's interesting about the religious test issue is that sometimes I hear the "America is a Christian nation" folks use it as evidence for their case! They point to the religious test for public office that were common before the [more]

Mon Dec 8

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:52 AM

Re: The Obama Recovery

What you really want to look at is jobs as a percent of the total labor force. And here's what you get....The Obama recovery isn't just a little bit better than the Bush recovery. It's miles better.

Yes, but the next argument is going [more]

Sat Dec 6

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FoolishVintner replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:51 PM

Re: Race - Reconsidered

How to explain, then, the wealthy, successful black person driving to his home in an upscale neighborhood being stopped and questioned by the police for no other reason than he was black and he was there? How to explain that?

Nobody [more]

Fri Dec 5

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FoolishVintner replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:34 AM

Re: Race - Reconsidered

The poorest, least educated, predominately black kids are still facing de facto segretation and inferior school systems in decaying neighborhoods as a direct and proximate result of white people not only fleeing but taking the banks, industry, [more]

Thu Dec 4

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:42 AM

Re: You're making people nervous

Going about everyday life, buying a pellet gun, picking up your kids from school, or just walking down the street with your hands in your pockets because its snowing, you're taking your life in your hands, not from criminals or the usual set of [more]

Sun Nov 30

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:52 AM

Re: Are You Better Off This Thanksgiving?

PS: the prez has nothing to do with the stock market going up or down.

Oh really? You mean, policies don't have consequences?

Funny, when the consequences are bad, the Obamaphobes are usually the first to blame the president [more]

Sat Nov 29

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:25 AM

Re: The Obama Economy

So all we have to do is vote for deficit-spending democrats for another 10-15 years to find out if you are right?

I'm sorry, but did you say deficit-spending democrats? DEMOCRATS??

You know, I really love the [more]

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FoolishVintner replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:13 AM

Re: The Obama Economy

Ok...now lets look at the reality of the prez economy...

It is ironic (for anybody who has been paying attention to the economy over the last decade) that you would point to the damage caused by the Great Recession by way of [more]

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