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Re: Politics

Postby benk » November 23rd, 2011, 4:23 pm

I strive to tell the truth and if you are mad: 1st Amend.: Freedom of speech
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Re: Politics

Postby rkoopma2 » November 23rd, 2011, 4:26 pm

I'll admit, it is funny, but we're not going to get anywhere with our liberal opponents here with riducule, kay
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Re: Politics

Postby EastStroudsburg13 » November 23rd, 2011, 4:33 pm

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Re: Politics

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » November 23rd, 2011, 4:42 pm

Reverse scenario: is it any better that rich people gave money to Bush, and then he gave them a tax cut, and Koch Brothers gave money to Bush, and he let them pour out 93 metric tons of carcinogenic benzene into the air? You can't make it bad for Obama and okay for a Republican; it is either good or bad.
I would stipulate that the Occupy Wall Street Protest is actually quite peaceful: example:
On November 17th, two reporters from the conservative magazine Daily Caller were attacked by New York Police at Zucotti Park. Immediately afterwards, they were offered medical assistance from the Protesters. The Daily Caller website had previously said that the OWS was spreading murder, arson, and riots.

What's your reasoning that they are violent?
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Re: Politics

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » November 23rd, 2011, 4:42 pm

I strive to tell the truth and if you are mad: 1st Amend.: Freedom of speech
Believe me, if you want to really go this far with the rhetoric, go to Yahoo comments.

rkoopma, if you were to look at all the times the tea party would interrupt town halls like Arlen Specter's, the lamestream media would fall all over it showing how powerful the Tea Party is. However, now that liberals are protesting at Republican Town Halls, you don't hear about it unless you go on ThinkProgress, or MSNBC.
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Re: Politics

Postby Deeisenberg » November 23rd, 2011, 4:53 pm

The tea party is a group of people that are respectful to others and are peaceful.
The majority of the violence associated with the occupy movement has not been on the part of the protesters but by overreaction by law enforcement authorities. I won't say that all force was unnecessary or that there is no violence involved out of any members of the movement. That said given the size of the movement and the far larger sizes and more prolonged nature of occupy rallies in comparison with the Tea Party violence has been minimal.
I find it a bit odd how the negatives such as crimes, and racial slurs, and generally disrespectal behavior of the wall street protesters have been largely ignored by the media, while during the height of the tea party movement, any non politically correct sign, gun or anything else was closely scrutinized and condemned by the media.
Have you been to any of the occupy sites. I see it every so often in Philadelphia. It is true that at any large demonstration that is focusing on a wide range of issues there are going to be some crazies however to take them and project that onto the entire group is not fair.
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Re: Politics

Postby benk » November 23rd, 2011, 5:48 pm

It seems to me that you all believe what your 8th grade history teacher said, which was problem something like this: republicans are evil, demorcrates are the party of the blacks(look who didn't vote for civil rights: democrats) and regulations are good, and the government is never to big, and life is eaiser in china, because if you do something against the government you disapper or die. ( yeah all things mine has said and it's only been 1trimester) listen to me, the numer one thing the education in our puplic schools does is produce democrates, and they are doing a great job
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Re: Politics

Postby benk » November 23rd, 2011, 5:57 pm

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How do you feel about redisturbution of wealth?


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If you answers are not the same is because u are at the top of you class, and you are in collage debt( since your division is grad)
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Re: Politics

Postby fmtiger124 » November 23rd, 2011, 6:03 pm

Can I say something? If you want someone to actually bother to debate you, please come up with some sort of coherent, logical, thought out etc. argument about what you believe. Right now, you're simply spewing bull pigeon. You give me a decent argument about a specific subject, and I might bother debating you. Right now, you're a waste of my time.
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Re: Politics

Postby RandomPerson » November 23rd, 2011, 6:11 pm

Can I say something? If you want someone to actually bother to debate you, please come up with some sort of coherent, logical, thought out etc. argument about what you believe. Right now, you're simply spewing bull butterfly. You give me a decent argument about a specific subject, and I might bother debating you. Right now, you're a waste of my time.
To be fair though, the density of logical fallacies in his/her posts is mighty impressive.
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