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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:17 AM

Re: That was fun

This was a text book draw

Obviously there is a lot of subjectivity in picking a "winner" but I think most post debate polls of undecided voters say it was Clinton.

Trump needed to look "Presidential" and [more]

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saunafool posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:00 PM

That was fun

Trump lost control and looked petty too many times to count.

Favorite moment: Trump in the middle of a rant, suddenly saying he has a better temperament to be President when he was basically yelling.

Clinton did well, she gave him [more]

Fri Sep 16

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:00 AM

Re: Trump doing debate prep w/Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes looks close enough to Hillary for Gov't work.

Are you trying to insult Ailes or Hillary?

Tue Sep 13

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:13 AM

Re: What's Wrong with White People

Nor does he make fun of people of faith, if you read some of his other works.

Where do you see me making fun of people of faith in my OP?

Also, did you ignore the other 4 sociologists on the panel discussion linked in my OP? [more]

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saunafool posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:28 AM

What's Wrong with White People

Great read on Politico:
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/09/problems-whit...

Several social researchers [more]

Mon Sep 5

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:48 AM

Re: Tax cuts and the generation of Americants

The EU does Not like countries competing on tax rates.

Not true. The EU has no opinion on Tax Rates. Tax rates are all over the map in the EU, no pun intended.
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saunafool replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:53 AM

Re: Disgusting Breitbart Smear of Chobani's CEO

The conclusion bears repeating.

Hamdi Ulukaya’s business ethics—fair, compassionate, cosmopolitan—are a direct repudiation of Donald Trump’s cutthroat, selfish, racist greed. And perhaps that’s what grates Breitbart most about this green [more]

Fri Sep 2

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saunafool posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:54 AM

The Difference Between Trump and Clinton

Both major party candidates are historically unpopular.
https://morningconsult.com/trump-clinton-unpopular/

The Right and the GOP are trying to spin this into a narrative [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:54 AM

Re: RAID IN FRANCE :)

MORE authoritarian than John Ashcroft and Dick Cheney combined...

Pretty ironic to see a Trump supporter claiming the other side is authoritarian when authoritarianism is Trump's main calling card.

Thu Sep 1

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saunafool replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:48 AM

Re: Finland Basic Income Experiment

There are a lot of Finns who arrived in Canada post WWII including many living in Northern Ontario.

Earlier, around the turn of the century, the Finns arrived in Minnesota, where I am from.

A great people, the Finns. [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:47 AM

Re: Raise the Minimum Wage

The major causes of poverty in the world are:

- people having children they cannot afford and love. I would never do that. It is totally immoral.


Sadly, there is no way to prevent this from happening, so as society we need to [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:26 AM

Re: Tax cuts and the generation of Americants

All their profits are eventually moved to the head office which exists somewhere in an alternate universe and they pay virtually no taxes.

I read your post on this the other day and have some very clear thoughts on the issue, but it [more]

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saunafool replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:37 AM

Re: Rob Reiner

Clearly we're not sending our best to Mexico. We're sending liars. We're sending narcissists. We're sending sociopaths.

Let's not forget, he might also be a rapist.

Wed Aug 31

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:16 AM

Re: Raise the Minimum Wage

Wrong, when government forces price or wage controls there are always adverse consequences. Anyone who thinks otherwise is an economic know nothing.

sw,

I read your link and the findings seem reasonable--there are fewer [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:50 AM

Re: Trump's Campaign

Trump's campaign is to bash Hillary and play the race card.

Every Republican is running on bashing Hillary and little else.


In fairness, the Clinton campaign seems to have devolved into bashing Trump, so the debates [more]

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saunafool posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:26 AM

Black Outreach for Birthers

Yep.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/08/31/trump-black...

Imagine if Barack Obama were running for president [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:08 AM

Re: Living w/ Universal Healthcare

It is not utopia in Europe. The healthcare costs are too big a burden and the taxes from the working folks are not enough to support the system.

Did I say it was utopia?

There is no doubt that health care is expensive, but [more]

Tue Aug 30

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:04 AM

Re: Living w/ Universal Healthcare

I guess you forgot about the taxes, or do they not come "out of pocket".

Glad you asked. Allow me to clarify.

In the U.S., you have out of pocket costs or "co-pays" in addition to the cost of insurance. [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:57 AM

Re: Living w/ Universal Healthcare

Cheap isn't the concern, being unreliable is the issue, rationed care, longer waits, bureaucrats making healthcare decisions, etc.

From my personal experience, having lived in the U.S. and Europe (Europe for the past 9 years) my [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:46 AM

Re: Living w/ Universal Healthcare

Entitlement says one should have everything, I thought if I wanted everything, I worked for it... This work ethic is lost. Why is it I hear on this board the ignorance of people who had jobs eliminated , that they should just retrain. Why [more]

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