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Mon Mar 30

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:41 PM

Re: Solidarity

"Anyway, you can see why Chinese and Saudi and American Big State advocates want to do everything possible to hobble and hopefully destroy viable labor unions. They present a threat to the ruling class."

The "ruling [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:13 PM

Re: Paging albaby,re: Indiana's law

"Wouldn't it be nice if Stephanopolous and other so called journalists were as direct and penetrating in their questioning with Democrats as he was with Pense? Oh I dream again."

Yes, that would be nice but in this particular case, [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:40 PM

Re: Christian suicide bomber killed in New Orleans

"What? The right-leaning media didn't tell you about this?"


Which right wing media didn't tell me about the attack? This one?

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:26 PM

Re: Paging albaby,re: Indiana's law

"There is no federal prohibition against such discrimination, either."


Maybe it's time.

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:24 PM

Re: How inconsequential is Bibi at Lausanne?

"Netanyahu, through Dermer, solicited the offer."

Either way, it was Israel's only chance to have a real voice in something that affects them far more than any of the other parties at the table.


"Stupid question, [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:27 PM

Re: How inconsequential is Bibi at Lausanne?

"Consider the question this way: If the US and Iran can actually frame an agreement to the vexing problem of Iranian nuclear development, an agreement that is satisfactory to both countries, would they walk away because Benjamin Netanyahu [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:12 PM

Re: Paging albaby,re: Indiana's law

"...an accurate take on Indiana's new law?"


I'll have to leave the details to the lawyers but Governor Pence was asked one simple question by Stephanopoulis Sunday morning, which was "do you think it should be legal to [more]

Sun Mar 29

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:08 PM

Re: TARP did NOT save the economy

"No, I am looking for a challenging argument that TARP can be credited for saving the economy."


How quickly we forget.

It was YOU, who posted the argument that TARP did NOT save the economy and linked to an article [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:05 PM

Re: TARP did NOT save the economy

"Below was Richeds case for the TARP saving the economy...I know it is kind of funny, but I was wondering if anyone else had an actual case to make?"

In other words, "hey guys, please help me out because I have no clue how to [more]

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

Re: TARP did NOT save the economy

"Thanks for confirming that you have no case to make. Thanks for playing!!"


I made my case. It was a slam dunk. The way the game is played, you would then make a rebuttal. True to form, you respond with your silly nonsensical [more]

Sat Mar 28

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:47 PM

Re: TARP did NOT save the economy

"How about for once in your life make your case with supported evidence. I dare ya!"


So, then we can assume that you believe that the fact that the stock market did not reverse immediately after TARP was implemented is proof [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:20 PM

Re: TARP did NOT save the economy

"ROTFLOL at your complete and utter ignorance."


Feel free to make your case.

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:32 PM

Re: TARP did NOT save the economy

"What many don’t realize is that after TARP was passed,
and after QE started, the stock market fell an additional 40%.
In other words, there is absolutely no evidence that TARP or
QE saved the economy."


This may be [more]

Fri Mar 27

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:15 PM

Re: Obama against Israel

"Maybe because the leaders of Italy, France, West Germany and other NATO countries aren't openly fuçking with President Obama and U.S. foreign policy."

So, you admit this was a personal decision to get back at someone the [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:01 PM

Re: Saudis bombing Yemeni Houthis

"I am not in favor of war but certainly don't like sending billions in aid to Pakistan and treating them like an ally either."


I'm 100% in agreement with you on that. They are not an ally.

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:59 PM

Re: Saudis bombing Yemeni Houthis

"Correct me if I'm wrong, but the Palestinian issue is, to a large degree, an internal issue for Israel,"


Only until there is a Palestinian state. Looking at the failures going on in the entire ME, what are the odds that a [more]

Thu Mar 26

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:33 PM

Re: Saudis bombing Yemeni Houthis

"But for now, he's pursuing the correct strategy. He can't fix Yemen."


What if Yemen flows over to Saudi Arabia, helped by Iran. Can we stay out then?

Can't fix Yemen. Can't fix Syria. Can't fix Libya. Can't fix Iraq, [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:18 PM

Re: Saudis bombing Yemeni Houthis

>Absolutely not. They are worse.

But that doesn't change my opinion of the strategy Obama should have been pursuing, as the only other option is a large deployment of troops to the area.... and even that, given our experience in Iraq, [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:13 PM

Re: Saudis bombing Yemeni Houthis

"Pakistan is a state sponsor of terrorism. There are no suspicions."

Far more proof that IRAN is exporting terrorism, yet we're about to sign a treaty with THAT country.
Would you rather we start using drones against them [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:08 PM

Re: Saudis bombing Yemeni Houthis

"We'd be much better off, no question."


Why? It wasn't until we left Iraq that the carnage began in earnest.
We MIGHT be better off if we hadn't invaded Iraq.
We WOULD be better off if we hadn't left.

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