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#1561 timwakefield

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:41 PM

View Postakoff, on Thursday, April 26th, 2012, 6:47 AM, said:

i miss quoted you? all i said was it was the dumbest post ever...and all you have done since then is make posts that are attempting to raise the bar on stupid. i don't have the need to quote you i can your lunatic posts.Gorbachev = good guy, ends cold war, yea RussiaReagan = *******got it - your postion is clear comrade.
I don't know what you're doing to change my swears to asterisks in your quotes of me, or why, but it's weird. That's all I was saying. I was making a small joke, but I still find it weird that you did it again.I also never said "yea Russia." In fact I said basically the opposite.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:06 AM

View Posttimwakefield, on Thursday, April 26th, 2012, 2:41 PM, said:

I don't know what you're doing to change my swears to asterisks in your quotes of me, or why, but it's weird. That's all I was saying. I was making a small joke, but I still find it weird that you did it again.I also never said "yea Russia." In fact I said basically the opposite.
honestly not a thing, no idea why it does that.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 01:04 PM

View PostRoll the Bones, on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012, 3:08 PM, said:

It's not erring. It's the Republican's complete lack of knowledge on science and reality. Well, and their desire to see how many babies they can have born so they can feel righteous denying them health care, food and a decent education.
Gotta give you the decent education point. The teacher unions are assuring us of that.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:44 PM

View Postakoff, on Friday, April 27th, 2012, 6:06 AM, said:

honestly not a thing, no idea why it does that.
Weird. Anyway, I'm not sure what to say next. Booo Reagan, basically. Carry on.
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 12:01 PM

Top 5 cliches liberals use to avoid the real problems
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 02:33 PM

http://boston.com/ne.../?p1=News_links

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Mitt Romney’s foreign policy spokesman, a gay man whose support for same-sex marriage infuriated social conservatives, has quit less than two weeks after he was hired, saying the intense focus on his sexuality was making it impossible for him to do his job.Richard A. Grenell, who served as the spokesman for the American mission to the United Nations under President George W. Bush, announced his decision in a statement, which was first reported by the Washington Post.
Because social conservatives are just the worst. "Boooo gay marriage because...because!"
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 03:40 PM

View Posttimwakefield, on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, 3:33 PM, said:

http://boston.com/ne.../?p1=News_linksBecause social conservatives are just the worst. "Boooo gay marriage because...because!"
The pressure and focus was from the left....
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:10 PM

View PostBalloon guy, on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, 7:40 PM, said:

The pressure and focus was from the left....
The distaste for his support of gay marriage was from the right. Also you could at least source what you said. But that's not even the main point (if true). The main point is the other thing I just said.
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 05:03 PM

View PostBalloon guy, on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, 2:01 PM, said:

> ‘Diversity is strength’This is partially true, in that a diverse population is more resilient and inventive than a homogenous one. The left is wrong that forced diversity is strength though; that just causes resentment and friction.> ‘Violence never solved anything’I'm not sure anyone actually believes this literal statement. I think it probably means "violence never permanently solved any major problems", or possibly "random mindless violence never solved any world problems", both of which are true.> ‘The living Constitution’Yeah, the left is really dumb about this.> ‘Social Darwinism’Thiis is just Godwin's Law Lite, a way of accusing the other side of genocide without actually saying it out loud. It's especially stupid in its latest context, which is the criticism of Paul Ryan's budget. Obama wants a $4.8T increase; Ryan only wants the budget to double. And the D's are claiming Social Darwinism? WTF? It's gotta be embarrassing to have to say stuff that stupid in public.> ‘Better 10 guilty men go free . . .’I mostly believe this one. There are rare cases where it is not true, but history has shown us that, by an overwhelming margin, we have more to fear from the state than from petty criminals.
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 06:33 PM

View Posthblask, on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, 6:03 PM, said:

> ‘Violence never solved anything’I'm not sure anyone actually believes this literal statement. I think it probably means "violence never permanently solved any major problems", or possibly "random mindless violence never solved any world problems", both of which are true.
"Despite what your mama told you violence does solve problems."-- Ryan Job, SEALFrom the book American Sniper
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 06:50 PM

View PostBalloon guy, on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, 7:33 PM, said:

"Despite what your mama told you violence does solve problems."-- Ryan Job, SEALFrom the book American Sniper
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 01:43 PM

View PostBalloon guy, on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, 4:01 PM, said:

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One of the great differences between conservatives and liberals is that conservatives will freely admit that they have an ideology. We’re kind of dorks that way, squabbling over old texts like Dungeons and Dragons geeks, wearing ties with pictures of Adam Smith and Edmund Burke on them.But mainstream liberals from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama — and the intellectuals and journalists who love them — often assert that they are simply dispassionate slaves to the facts; they are realists, pragmatists, empiricists. Liberals insist that they live right downtown in the “reality-based community,” and if only their Republican opponents weren’t so blinded by ideology and stupidity, then they could work with them.
Got this far. As much as I enjoy the snarky sarcasm, he gets it wrong right off the bat. Yes, conservatism is an ideology and liberalism isn't, that's because liberalism is a "method" to governance. It seeks to try what actually works as opposed to simply following dogma regardless.
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 02:06 PM

View PostRoll the Bones, on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012, 2:43 PM, said:

Got this far. As much as I enjoy the snarky sarcasm, he gets it wrong right off the bat. Yes, conservatism is an ideology and liberalism isn't, that's because liberalism is a "method" to governance. It seeks to try what actually works as opposed to simply following dogma regardless.
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 05:26 PM

View PostRoll the Bones, on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012, 3:43 PM, said:

liberalism is a "method" to governance. It seeks to try what actually works as opposed to simply following dogma regardless.
Housing projects? Amtrak? 80's era welfare? Solyndra?
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 05:53 PM

Busing, the insane war on poverty, Nickleback, Jimmy Carter, NOW, slashing military budgets, midnight basketball, Algore, Canada, banana flavoured licorice...The list can go on for ever.
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 07:35 PM

The war on poor people, "trickle-down" economics that make the rich richer and everybody else poorer, Christian rock, creationism museums, the war on drugs, the war on intelligence, 2 actual wars in Iraq, wait I'm doing the wrong one.
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 08:10 PM

View PostRoll the Bones, on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012, 2:43 PM, said:

Got this far. As much as I enjoy the snarky sarcasm, he gets it wrong right off the bat. Yes, conservatism is an ideology and liberalism isn't, that's because liberalism is a "method" to governance. It seeks to try what actually works as opposed to simply following dogma regardless.
I find it rather amusing that Liberals have hijacked the idea of 'objective realism'. Their entire philosophy is based on idealogy, they have tried to put those idealogies into practice several times in direct spite of facts and suffered catastrophic- albeit elaborately predicted- failures.Housing projects would be a classic example, relevant to me since I live in the city that was Ground 0 for them. They tore them down to make room for another deluded ideal- "mixed rate housing" where the former CHA residents are commingled with retarded idealists who are dumb enough to buy a house next to them...... and who are those idealists? Callous conservatives? No. It's your typical young, tragically naive liberal type who doesn't understand what they're in for, since they've been force-fed leftist ideology on race- the holiest and most sacred cow- since birth. The inevitable outcome is that they learn that lesson the hard way. Their idealism gives way to hard, hard truisms and now, it's slightly easier to find someone willing to bareback an AIDS whore than it is someone willing to buy into the various "mixed rate communities" since we now have a decade of frontline reports posted on the internet, as far as how awful they really are.

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"My wife and I moved in with great hopes. We were thrilled to be living so near downtown in such an exciting and diverse community....(ten paragraphs later)So after our third burglary, fifth stolen car and not having had a good night sleep since god knows when because the gang bangers next door were having their fifteenth consecutive all night cookout/block party, my wife said that if we didn't sell and move out, she was going to leave me for a Republican lawyer who lived in Naperville...."
I don't know how a liberal can say that liberals are the 'realists' and keep a straight face, but I suppose they arrived at that conclusion employing the same naivete on life that makde them a liberal in the first place.
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 08:19 PM

View Posthblask, on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, 6:03 PM, said:

This is partially true, in that a diverse population is more resilient and inventive than a homogenous one. The left is wrong that forced diversity is strength though; that just causes resentment and friction.
Yeah. Those Japanese have really proven what a catastrophe racial homogeneity is.
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 08:30 PM

View PostAmScray, on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012, 9:10 PM, said:

I find it rather amusing that Liberals have hijacked the idea of 'objective realism'. Their entire philosophy is based on idealogy, they have tried to put those idealogies into practice several times in direct spite of facts and suffered catastrophic- albeit elaborately predicted- failures.Housing projects would be a classic example, relevant to me since I live in the city that was Ground 0 for them. They tore them down to make room for another deluded ideal- "mixed rate housing" where the former CHA residents are commingled with retarded idealists who are dumb enough to buy a house next to them...... and who are those idealists? Callous conservatives? No. It's your typical young, tragically naive liberal type who doesn't understand what they're in for, since they've been force-fed leftist ideology on race- the holiest and most sacred cow- since birth. The inevitable outcome is that they learn that lesson the hard way. Their idealism gives way to hard, hard truisms and now, it's slightly easier to find someone willing to bareback an AIDS whore than it is someone willing to buy into the various "mixed rate communities" since we now have a decade of frontline reports posted on the internet, as far as how awful they really are. I don't know how a liberal can say that liberals are the 'realists' and keep a straight face, but I suppose they arrived at that conclusion employing the same naivete on life that makde them a liberal in the first place.
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 02:56 AM

View PostAmScray, on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012, 8:10 PM, said:

I find it rather amusing that Liberals have hijacked the idea of 'objective realism'. Their entire philosophy is based on idealogy, they have tried to put those idealogies into practice several times in direct spite of facts and suffered catastrophic- albeit elaborately predicted- failures.Housing projects would be a classic example, relevant to me since I live in the city that was Ground 0 for them. They tore them down to make room for another deluded ideal- "mixed rate housing" where the former CHA residents are commingled with retarded idealists who are dumb enough to buy a house next to them...... and who are those idealists? Callous conservatives? No. It's your typical young, tragically naive liberal type who doesn't understand what they're in for, since they've been force-fed leftist ideology on race- the holiest and most sacred cow- since birth. The inevitable outcome is that they learn that lesson the hard way. Their idealism gives way to hard, hard truisms and now, it's slightly easier to find someone willing to bareback an AIDS whore than it is someone willing to buy into the various "mixed rate communities" since we now have a decade of frontline reports posted on the internet, as far as how awful they really are. I don't know how a liberal can say that liberals are the 'realists' and keep a straight face, but I suppose they arrived at that conclusion employing the same naivete on life that makde them a liberal in the first place.
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