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Mon Jul 6

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:01 AM

Re: The south shall rise again

Yeah, the South is pretty full of itself considering how far behind they lag the country by nearly every economic and social metric.

Specifically regarding the Confederate flag, I recently sent this note to a Southern friend:

The [more]

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saunafool posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:23 AM

Greeks Reject the George Washington Solution

As everyone knows, Greece voted "no" to another round of ECB "bailouts" and austerity.

I say "bailouts" because this is a loaded term implying that the ECB is letting the Greeks off the hook with free [more]

Fri Jul 3

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:10 AM

Re: Obama: I am Reagan, Hillary can be Bush 41

If Hillary does win, she will have done something not seen since 1836 for the Dem party when Van Buren followed Andrew Jackson.

Is this because Truman getting elected in 1948 was after 16 years of Roosevelt with a bit of Truman at the [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:44 AM

Re: People of Conscience

"people of conscience" -- who are these people? I myself am an atheist, but I consider myself -- and every normal human being -- to be a person of conscience.

That would be true if we were using dictionary definitions, but [more]

Thu Jul 2

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saunafool replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:05 AM

Re: Macy's decides not to hire racists

One interesting thing in this story is that George Pataki called Trump out on the racism (undoubtedly trying to get some recognition), and asked the other candidates to also do so.

So far, crickets...

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saunafool posted to the Political Asylum board. 5:03 AM

People of Conscience

We've been hearing this phrase a lot lately.

In the 2012 cycle, it was the "productive class" that the Republicans were trying to protect--against the "moochers" although they never used the word "moocher." (I [more]

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

Re: Kasich Grea Alternative to Hillary

He'd never get my vote.

Oh, he'd never get my vote either. Rather, my comment was just to say that, if the choices only included Republicans, I would take Kasich [more]

Wed Jul 1

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:56 AM

Re: Kasich Grea Alternative to Hillary

A reasonable, rational guy,...

If the next President had to be a Republican, from the list available so far, I'd also pick Kasich.

Will be very interesting to see how he fares in the Republican primaries. I suspect the other [more]

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saunafool replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:44 AM

Re: Greece Needs to be Treated Like MS and Alaba

Another US Economist who doesn't see the basic difference between a US State and a sovereign nation yet feels qualified to opine on how the crisis should be resolved.

Exactly right.

People buy into the "moral" [more]

Mon May 11

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:49 AM

Re: Cruz: If vets need $, sell cookies

For instance — and I'm just thinking out loud here — but the Girl Scouts make a lot of money selling cookies each year, and it brings attention to their cause. We're talking billions and billions of dollars here...

Except that [more]

Thu Apr 16

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saunafool posted to the Peak Oil Party board. 11:09 AM

About the Twilight in the Desert

Saudi Arabia adds 658,000 bpd of capacity in a month:
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/saudi-arabia-adds-half-bakken-...

They are trying to drive [more]

Tue Apr 14

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saunafool replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:34 AM

Re: Guns keeping owners safer?

Since we are sharing stories, I'll share mine.

When I was about 24, my girlfriend's younger brother was about 21. He was in a tempestuous relationship and would swing from emotional highs to traumatic depression from week to week with a girl [more]

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