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Thu Apr 23

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:02 AM

Re: More Lenient Sentences for White-Collar Crimes?

"If a Wall Street Banker robs people of their life savings, the bankers should end up in no better shape than the victims and their families."

There is an interesting story in the paper today regarding Deutschebank. They [more]

Wed Apr 22

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:28 PM

Re: Try changing this mindset

"Are you suggesting these passages are from the Koran? They are not! "

No. What I am pointing out is that there are problematic things in the Bible every bit as egregious as what you can find in anyone else's Holy Book. In [more]

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

Re: Do you really want Hill for POTUS?

"When it comes to the election, we will have to make a choice between two candidates. Period. These people are all politicians, and they all have the baggage and history that comes with that career choice. So again, what is the alternative [more]

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Vetiver posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:04 AM

Consider the financial impact

On another thread, someone asked if the rate of police killing of unarmed Black men was rising or if we were just more cognizant of it. This month there have been multiple killings in the news. In addition, there was the autoworker who was merely [more]

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:32 AM

Re: Try changing this mindset

"The report also shows how Western jihadists are justifying their brutality based on clear instructions found in the Koran and other Islamic writings. As such, the report effectively demolishes claims by U.S. President Barack Obama and other [more]

Mon Apr 20

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:44 PM

Re: NYC Cop's Confed. Flag Car

The article gets it exactly, "Waving a Confederate flag is on the same level as hurling racial slurs at the black citizens police are sworn to protect and serve."

"So lets spin it another way. What if the individual [more]

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:05 PM

Re: Hillary's better?

"If Hillary passes the primaries this time, which is appears she's poised to do, female voters are not going to stay home because we're not going to pass up an opportunity to either vote FOR the first female presidential candidate (yes!!!!), [more]

Fri Apr 17

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:13 AM

Re: New Hillary Ad....

"It will be true feminist victory when a woman wins the presidency and you'd never heard of her husband before."

I think we are saying the same thing. Hilary's "disadvantaged" pitch comes off like her statement [more]

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:09 AM

Re: Who is most religious? Blacks and Hispanics

"Correction: Black people generally vote democratic, White people often (generally?) vote republican."

I was referring to the south, the former confederate states. within the larger US, the bluest of the blue can sometimes [more]

Thu Apr 16

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:13 PM

Re: MSNBC: Is there a bias there?

"MSNBC is okay with Maddow saying that the Koch brothers paid for an initiative to require drug testing for welfare recipients, even though she had proof that they did not. You can consider anything that they report as being a lie. [more]

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:42 PM

Re: MSNBC: Is there a bias there?

Both Fox and MSNBC have their point of views/opinions, however it is fox that asserts "it has a constitutional right to lie," it is Fox that edits the audio of tap to imply things that aren't there or to remove what is there, such as [more]

Wed Apr 15

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:32 PM

Re: Democrats as presidents

My view:

o Both Ford and Carter inherited staglfation from the ending of the Vietnam War. the Great society programs had little to do with it and were no where near the scale of War spending...which always was and always will be the case. [more]

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:33 PM

Re: Ford to put 2.5 billion into Mexico

Zenith TV used to make picture tubes in Chicago and send them to Mexico to be built into TV sets. Most of the value added and most of the skill was in the picture tube and components. Autos are a little bit the same way. Auto assembly plants are [more]

Mon Apr 13

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:48 PM

Re: New Hillary Ad....

"Seriously, every time I hear Hillary say "it's time to elect a woman to the presidency" as if she's the only woman in the country capable of the presidency (an anti-feminist message if ever there was one).."

In [more]

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:05 AM

Re: Who is most religious? Blacks and Hispanics

"So then why don't 85% of blacks and 84% of hispanics sprint to vote republican each election, wouldn't their deeply held religious beliefs far outweigh any of the other issues present?"

Black folk and Latino also have [more]

Fri Apr 10

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:06 PM

Re: Full blown cover-up in N Charleston

"Of course an autopsy will show most if not all bullets that hit Walter Scott entered from the back. "

So what you are saying is that there is not point in stopping and surrendering... it just gives the cop a chance to shoot [more]

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:00 PM

Re: Reagan Fancies Clinton As Pres.

B-T-W, the woman that I think is most qualified to be prez is Diane Feinstein. She has been sitting on the intel national security committee in the senate for decades. Both her voting record and record as mayor of San Francisco point to solid [more]

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:54 PM

Re: Reagan Fancies Clinton As Pres.

"I have a feeling that Hillary is going to have a LOT of GOP women voting for her in the general election just to break that glass ceiling."

The Virginia governor's election, with Mrs. Clinton's ex-campaign manager running [more]

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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:45 PM

Re: Police Killings

"My conclusion: It appears that police killings are at the high end of the range they have been in for the past 30 years. However, sadly, it appears that police killings have been a way of life in America for a long time.

Why is the
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Vetiver replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:16 PM

Re: Full blown cover-up in N Charleston

" I sincerely know that there are folks who wanted to persecute Wilson, and were frustrated that he was neither prosecuted or persecuted (much).

Now, a cop murdered a man, and there is no controversy over his guilt. Cop haters can't
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