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Comment: Re:Don't blame math (Score 0) 371 371

He was conflating two different things: Compassionate Conservatism, indeed an innovation, and indeed a bad idea (as was McCain's hypercentrist "conservatism," and is Romney's hypermoderate "conservatism"), and the aggressive pseudoempathy of the Left which is quite old, but does indeed fluctuate, unlike greed, which remains constant.

I don't get you. Some of the best comments in this thread are yours, as are some of the dullest.

Comment: Re:It is the investor's responsibility (Score -1) 371 371

I see. The solution is more Statism. You, sir, are a genius and a creative thinker.

How about: no regulations, no bailouts. What??? Social Darwinism!!!Hitler It's not like that sort of environment would cause people to actually make an effort to actually make good decisions... It's just me being a Nazi by supporting the free market, like a good Nazi.

Comment: Re:Obama ate a dog. (Score -1) 182 182

Do you even understand how a culture comes to embrace eating dog? Hint: Famine, Save Face, Save Face, Save Face! Either that, or Sadism. (And I'd like some stats for each country: dogs murdered and devoured per capita -- I'm sure you'll get right on that.)

As for being a "partner" a lot of muslims consider dog to be a dirty unclean animal.
Yes, Muslims are hateful bigots. Your point?

The UNIX philosophy basically involves giving you enough rope to hang yourself. And then a couple of feet more, just to be sure.