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re: Indiana passes controversial anti homosexual "religious freedom" bill - Antonio Moss
[quote]But if you open a business in the public square and receive the benefits associated, you required to serve all. Remember, gays pay taxes, too. [/quote] This is an absolutely absurd argument that is echoed by the unwashed masses as if it is some awe-enlightening point. Guess what? Busin...
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re: Indiana passes controversial anti homosexual "religious freedom" bill - Antonio Moss
[quote]99.9% of people will happily take money from another in the course of doing business but, some gay a-hole activists had to go FORCE people to participate in their shite. [/quote] Right. Most people are okay with gays but they hate authoritarians. ...
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]Don't you think for the average person who might not understand that historical context[/quote] Absolutely. Of course, the average American doesn't know anything about our government including it's proper title. ...
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re: Indiana passes controversial anti homosexual "religious freedom" bill - Antonio Moss
[quote]It's time to start taxing churches.[/quote] First Amendment, Bro. [quote]They are nothing more the political arms for the old and scared.[/quote] This is a moral issue to certain religious folks. ...
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]Not to mention that the USSR was the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. [/quote] True. People's Republic of China, People's Republic of North Korea...
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]As I posted above, one of the essential elements of a Republic at the time of the founding was size, the other two being self-rule and rule of law.[/quote] I would disagree with this. [b]The[/b] essential characteristic of Republicanism is rule of law. Self-rule and determination (which we...
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]How did THAT happen?[/quote] Because the countries involved in the Cold War were not all Constitutional Republics. US - Federated Constitutional Republic UK - Unitary Parliamentary Democracy/Constitutional Monarchy France - Constitutional Republic Australia - Federated Constitutiona...
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]we are actually a democratic republic[/quote] No, we aren't. We're a Federated Constitutional Republic. ...
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]Why? To distinguish ourselves from the.... democratic socialists?[/quote] No, because the Cold War was being waged between Command Economy/Totalitarian Regimes versus Market Economy/Liberal Governments. The generic term used to describe these liberal governments was "democracy."...
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
It stands for the proposition of majority rule which is the heart of democracy and the thorn of republicanism....
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]When did this change start to occur, who were some of the people in the media/gov't/whatever that first started using 'democracy' incorrectly? [/quote] Post-WW II when the Cold War started ramping up....
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re: Warren calls for end to "too big to fail". - Antonio Moss
[quote] Sure, the Kochs have already bought state legislatures George Soros ring a bell?[/quote] Or unions which far outspend the Kochs or any other combination of companies. The 5-4 decision is correct. If we want to change it, we need a constitutional amendment....
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]Could you elaborate on what you mean by that?[/quote] A representative democracy still implies classical democracy. A republic is a completely different governmental system of which the description of "representative democracy" is both fundamentally inaccurate and lazy....
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]representative democracy[/quote] I hate this term and don't think it has any legitimacy....
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re: CA congresswoman claims climate change will force women in prostitution - Antonio Moss
[quote]if we end up in a society where scarcity of food/shelter/energy reigns, then she is correct. But why bother?[/quote] True. But women will also be blessed with a fixed commodity that will always have a high demand . . . so to speak....
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re: History question: How did we become a democracy? - Antonio Moss
[quote]So what happened?[/quote] We're a Federalized Constitutional Republic. The term "democracy" has evolved in the past 100 years to encompass all forms of citizen-controlled government such as Republics, Parliaments, etc. It is separate from Classical Democracy in the Athenian sense. ...
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re: Oh Rand, Why? What happened to you? - Antonio Moss
[quote]Paul’s amendment to increase defense spending would have been offset by reductions to other areas, including foreign assistance, the Department of Education and the Department of Housing and Urban Development[/quote] I'm definitely in favor of cutting the defense budget but at least Paul's...
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re: What do you focus on in a "moment of silence" at a sporting event? - Antonio Moss
Well, whose fault is that? We have Congressional elections every two years and elect/reelect all 435 members of the House. Just because the citizens don't hold them accountable doesn't mean the system wasn't designed to do so. ...
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re: Is anyone else starting to think the Paul's are correct - Antonio Moss
[quote]I love it. Liberals have been screaming for years we shouldnt be in so many dam foreign wars, and this idiot says "deep, were the Paul's right?"[/quote] The DNC's foreign policy has been a mirror image of the GOP over the last three decades. ...
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re: What do you focus on in a "moment of silence" at a sporting event? - Antonio Moss
[quote]Well I DID preface with reductio ad absurdum. [/quote] Fair. [quote]Related to the government, if it CAN have the power to do something - it one day WILL have that power. Let's not pretend tax estate/lien sales don't exist.[/quote] Sure, but again the taxing power is clearly conf...
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