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Comment Re:The real problem is ISALM (Score 5, Insightful) 289

Wahabbism treats those who oppose it as enemies of god. Right wing demagogs replace god with the nation state and deem those in opposition to them as 'enemies of the state', or 'un-*insert national adjective*'. Two sides of the same coin.
You stopped short, you forgot that left wing authoritarians do the same thing only declare enemies of the people or the revolution. It is a common tactic among all authoritarians, delegitimize your enemies, whether it be by declaring them mentally unsound or just hateful bigots who opinions can be ignored or censored. That sounds familiar.

Comment Re:The Leftist Way (Score 1) 117

People who still in denial about climate science are delusional nuts. Full stop. There is an actual reality out there, and those who refuse to accept that should be marginalized and ridiculed, and should be given exactly zero voice in policy.
You're right they should be put in re-education camps until they see the error of their ways. Preach on tovarisch!

Comment Re:The only thing FAA 702 covers... (Score 1) 50

The Constitution prohibits the US violating the basic human rights of ALL PEOPLE, no matter where they are or of what nation they are a citizen.
Only on US territory. In both U.S. v. Verdugo-Urquidez and Odah v. U.S, the courts have held that non citizens outside the US, do not enjoy constitutional protections.

Comment Re:Well Mondale was the bigger idiot (Score 0, Troll) 237

The US space program is essentially a gigantic playtoy for white males
I liked this better the first time I heard it. As for this bit, Spending on social programs is never wasted as it goes directly to the people who need it most. Yeah, that is an awfully big assumption, no corruption or misdirection of funds?.

Comment Re:No, they have second marriages instead (Score 1) 282

Fun fact: women don't put men in the friendzone, men put men in the friendzone[*].
So you recommend both parties be honest about expectations and what is likely to happen in the future? Something like [dude bro]Hi, I am only being nice to you on the off chance you agree to copulation? [lady friend] I will probably never copulate with you, but will allow you to believe there's a slim chance so that you will help me move and fix my tech toys when they break. Is that what you think would be best, oh wise architect?

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