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Comment Re:Why do you insist on misquoting me? (Score 1) 120

To be even more blunt, you just tried to claim that the Chinese are somehow "socialists" (based on no facts whatsoever) yet you get your undies up in a bunch when anyone calls any president in history "conservative" as a result of actually evaluating the facts of their administrative actions.

Is there a distinction to be made that the Chinese call themselves "socialist", whereas #OccupyResoluteDesk has (to my knowledge) never confused himself with a "conservative" in any way, shape, form, or context?
None of which precludes your capacity to make stuff up, of course.

Comment Re:Why do you insist on misquoting me? (Score 1) 120

Our federal largess is pretty much a return to a debtor's prison. Yet there are those of both ends of the Progressive Party clamoring for more spending. Presumably to buy votes.

It is worth noting here that the ones conscripting armies are not the socialists, though.

And even if they explicitly claim to be, you'll lay down a No True Scotsman in a jiffy, like the boss you always are.

Comment Re:Why do you insist on misquoting me? (Score 1) 120

we need to acknowledge that many of the additional "free market reforms" that your friends advocate for bring us much much closer to functional slavery

Functional slavery would more correctly be the debt shackles imposed by Progress.

Has it occurred to you that differing sets of priorities for "liberties" is not automatically a bad thing? Not everyone thinks that your notion of "freedom" - as applied to the market before the individual - is the most important.

Adolf certainly did not.

Comment Re:You better fix your unicode characters (Score 1) 18

It wouldn't matter to me if they were Hindu, Jewish, or atheist. What bugs me is when someone doesn't practice what they preach.

That is an excellent, succinct capturing of my point.

If government had no hand in marriage, the "gay marriage" issue would have never come up.

I see what you did there, and usually come at this as: the federal government was constituted to handle inter-state and international issues. Period. Full stop. Eliminating chattel slavery was a good thing, but the subsequent over-reach has not been.

Pound for pound, the amoeba is the most vicious animal on earth.