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Comment Re:The basest, vilest (Score 1) 1017

the crime of betraying one's country, especially by attempting to kill the sovereign or overthrow the government.

So. If Hillary gave away control of 20% of US Uranium deposits to Russia whos leader has stated multiple times he wants to bring back the USSR (An Enemy of the US) in exchange for massive donations to the Clinton foundation, I would say that it meets the definition of "betraying ones country". Not that anything will ever come of it.

Comment Re:Hah! (Score 2) 461

If removing tax penalties for getting married and making the drug laws sane and effective is "Nanny State", I do not think you understand "Nanny State".
Not sure why you think I feel a deep seated need to fall in with the Republican party?
Do you think that every person that values family and responsibility is a Republican? Do you think that all Republicans hold these ideals to be truth?
Would be nice, That though is simply not true. The Republican party is closer to the Democratic party than you would like to think.

Comment Re:Amazon is awesome for knockoffs! (Score 1) 347

Fuck the masses over to save the one.
I get it. I do. It sucks to think that life might be hard for some people. You want to help.
You can not do it, "At any cost" though.
If 50 mothers and their children have tougher lives, but we reduce killings in Chicago by 85% and poverty by 70% ....
Evil, I know. Look at it another way. In order to make life easier for 50 single mothers you must kill 1500 poor people and increase overall poverty by 50%.
Even more evil.

Comment Re:Hah! (Score 1, Insightful) 461

I have no such fantasy.
I guess if I wanted to I could gain the skills and lose some benefits and live off the grid.
I do not want to though and most people have no such want.
But the TSA does not make you safe. More police on the streets, does not make us safe.
The Patriot act does not make us safe. Safety is an illusion that we are selling our freedoms for.

Minimum wage laws have created no jobs. When people are not taking shitty jobs because the benefits that come from not having a job are better, it causes real issues.

I tell my children this all the time. "When something is wrong in your life. Finding someone other than yourself to be "At Fault" will never benefit you. Always strive to find what you can do differently. This is where you gain power."
It is just truth. If you ever truly can find nothing you can do in your life differently to get better results, you win. You are a powerless victim. No fualt can be assigned to you. Nothing you could ever do to change things.
Feel better?

Comment Re:Amazon is awesome for knockoffs! (Score 1) 347

Really, can you show it?

Sure. None of the text in my post blamed the poor people. You would have to show where it did.

That assumes the worst crimes are in the poor, which is not a given.

Does not really make sense, but I will assume that you are stating that the "Worst " crimes are committed by the rich.
Ok. Sure. Let us just give that to you, because ... Still most of the crime that is destroying lives in poor areas would be solved by reducing poverty.

Ok, prove it, also provide your method of reduction.

There have been many studies done that show that the single biggest predictor of poverty is growing up in a single parent home. Why? Do not know. Do not care. Does not even matter. It just is. So. What now? We fix it. We do things that encourage the rebuilding of the family unit and stop doing things that hurt it. We stop tax punishing people for getting married. Make it easier to raise children in a full family and harder to do it the other way. Single parent households will go down. Children will have 2 parents. Crime reduces and poverty goes down?
What makes you hate that so fucking much?
Unless you are crazy, poor is not normally a "decision" that people living in poverty make. So ...

People who don't live as you want, it's their fault for being poor.

is just an insane thing to say. I am not hating poor people for deciding to live differently than me. Fuck. I am broke half the fucking time.

What are these policies you allege, and do they really cause such rates, or is it something else that you haven't proven?

Hmm. Well. First lets start with simple things. Like using tax code to punish those who get married.
Then we can reduce payments to people having multiple children they can not pay for themselves. (More controversial)
Edit drug laws to put fewer people in prison and to put the ones we do put in prison in there for a fuck ton of time.

I am sure there are many things that can be done to encourage and foster full families raising their children.
Will it solve all the problems in the world? No.
Tell me though. What exactly do you see as the downside to rebuilding the family unit?

Comment Re:Doing Trump's work for him (Score 4, Insightful) 461

So. If I risk money and invent a thing, and hire people to make it and pay them an agreed upon wage and after some years I get rich ...
I am now a slave owner that has earned nothing?
There is a reason that loser fucks continue to be loser fucks.
It is because there is no way to convince them that they have any power over their own lives.
They are scared that if they concede that they have power over their lives that they will suddenly be responsible for their own happiness.
They are not happy and get their only "Joy" from blaming others.

Comment Re:Doing Trump's work for him (Score 3, Insightful) 461

So if you have to pay for the things you need and want, you are a slave.
The path to freedom, according to you is for those that have earned a lot of money to give up the money they worked for so that you can be "Free".
In other words. The "Slaves" should pay for the freemen to be free?


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