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re: The McCutcheon decision, money as speech, and the end of corruption - Antonio Moss
[quote]One has to admire, though, the game the Republicans have played: First, scream bloody murder if one of your conservative political orgs come under IRS scrutiny. Then, deliver a ruling that one person can form and give to as many as these orgs as he likes. Then, all these orgs can ...


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re: 18 Things White People Seem To Not Understand (Because, White Privilege) - Antonio Moss
[quote]The real problem in this country has to do with class and the destructive power of capital. But, racism in the USA is the result of capitalism. [/quote] Absolutely, we should strive for the ethnic cleansing under Communist regimes like the Khmer Rouge. But seriously, Pol Pot was a gre...


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re: Do Other Nevada Ranchers, or Ranchers in Other States, Pay Grazing Fees? - Antonio Moss
[quote]One thing is certain: Crowton had serious deficiencies as an OC at LSU.[/quote] Apparently we know one another. :lol:...


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re: Joss Whedon says female leads should be female. Outrage ensues - Antonio Moss
[quote]You just excluded a whole bunch of trans women from being superheroes [/quote] :lol: Chemical Imbalance Girl to the rescue! ...


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re: Do Other Nevada Ranchers, or Ranchers in Other States, Pay Grazing Fees? - Antonio Moss
[quote]The feds own the land. [/quote] This seems to be the crux of the argument. Bundy's position is that the State of Nevada should own and manage the land not the Feds. He had grazing permits in the 1980s before the Feds came in and set up a protected habitat. His family had been on the land f...


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re: 18 Things White People Seem To Not Understand (Because, White Privilege) - Antonio Moss
[quote]Isn't that an outright admission of white privilege?[/quote] Nope. It's an acknowledgment that the dysfunctionals in our society place an identifying tag on their offspring. It says a lot about that culture and very little about imaginary "white privilege."...


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re: Texas Democrats hit ‘Boats ‘N Hoes’ PAC - Antonio Moss
I'm simply not that offended by Boats...


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re: Help me understand the mind of a liberal - Antonio Moss
[quote]Well don't they pretty much embrace almost everything that falls outside of the definition of conservative? [/quote] This assumes conservativism constitutes normal, moral behavior. ...


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re: Help me understand the mind of a liberal - Antonio Moss
[quote]You don't seem to have ever spoken to a criminal defense attorney, so if you have any questions, I would be happy to answer them. [/quote] Lucky for him, it appears that he hasn't had to deal with the incompetency that are local police forces. ...


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re: Help me understand the mind of a liberal - Antonio Moss
So you think that government law enforcement, unlike every other government institution, is perfectly efficient and never gets it wrong? Hell, EBR's Sheriff was arresting people under sodomy laws last Summer which is completely unconstitutional....


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re: Help me understand the mind of a liberal - Antonio Moss
[quote]I don't know a single criminal defense attorney, public defender or private, who "rationalizes" what they do as a "necessary evil" [/quote] Right. That was a terrible analogy. Criminal defense attorneys are absolutely necessary but they are far from evil....


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re: Help me understand the mind of a liberal - Antonio Moss
Agreed. There are many under social liberalism tent who seek reform just for the sake of reform. And I would not describe modern liberals as "open-minded" - a term which I despise in and of itself....


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re: Inspection sticker shakedown jones creek - Antonio Moss
Yeah for unnecessary government regulation whose sole purpose is to raise revenue!...


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re: Suspected Boston Bomber's message in the boat - Antonio Moss
[quote]“The U.S. government is killing our innocent civilians, but most of you already know that… [/quote] He's not wrong here. I don't see how that justifies killing innocent American citizens though...


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re: Help me understand the mind of a liberal - Antonio Moss
[quote]re: Help me understand the mind of a liberal (Posted on 4/18/14 at 8:37 am to Revelator) It's fairly easy to understand! Liberal: Not limited to or by established, traditional, orthodox, or authoritarian attitudes, views, or dogmas; free from bigotry. Favoring proposals for refo...


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re: Help me understand the mind of a liberal - Antonio Moss
Single issue voters tend to be more emotional in their decision-making. This makes the DNC more appeal able to these voters. Hence why the DNC is a the "big tent" party. Homosexuals are a great example of this. That said, it isn't like the GOP is rock solid in their logic - just a bit less emotio...


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re: 18 Things White People Seem To Not Understand (Because, White Privilege) - Antonio Moss
[quote]11. White privilege is having your words and actions attributed to you as an individual, rather than have them reflect members of your race. [/quote] So white privilege is having the benefit of being treated like an individual instead of a racial collective unless the topic is something li...


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re: 18 Things White People Seem To Not Understand (Because, White Privilege) - Antonio Moss
[quote]6. White Privilege is having the prevalence and importance of the English language and finding amusement in ridiculing people of colour/immigrants for their accents and their difficulty in speaking a language that is not their native tongue. [/quote] Because there are no Caucasian immigran...


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re: Feminist says Twitter harassment caused her PTSD, tries to get soldiers fired - Antonio Moss
[quote]What does cisgender mean? [/quote] Its a retarded way of saying "normal."...


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re: Comcast Commercial - Is anybody bothered by the "Vote" message? - Antonio Moss
[quote]What's got the Right so upset about people voting? [/quote] Because the vast majority are incredibly uninformed. The message should be "get informed" not "make sure to vote."...


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re: Feminist says Twitter harassment caused her PTSD, tries to get soldiers fired - Antonio Moss
Nothing cries desperate for attention like tweeting about your PTSD that you allege was caused by twitter. :lol: I'll bet she is a blast to hang out with. ...


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re: Since money = free speech - Antonio Moss
[quote]Then why should anyone have to use money for their speech if we are all free to speak our minds in the public square? [/quote] Rights limit government they don't entitle action...


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re: Since money = free speech - Antonio Moss
[quote]Since money = free speech[/quote] You kind of suck at understanding judicial decisions....


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re: What's BR's most fixable problem? - Antonio Moss
Step 1: Get rid of Parish-run public school system and install ISDs. Step 2: Entice major business to relocate to downtown BR....


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re: Princeton study: U.S. is an oligarchy - Antonio Moss
[quote]The US government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country's citizens[/quote] Maybe when they're polled on individual issues but we have popular elections for all of Congress and the President wins the popular vote the vast majority of the time. Americans vote these ...


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re: Front page CNN Opinion- Right Wing Terrorists more dangerous than Jihadists - Antonio Moss
[quote]In fact, since 9/11 extremists affiliated with a variety of far-right wing ideologies, including white supremacists, anti-abortion extremists and [b]anti-government militants[/b],[/quote] [quote]Frazier Glenn Cross,[b] who shouted "Heil Hitler"[/b] after he was taken into custody.[/quote] ...


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re: Tax Day - Some #s - Antonio Moss
Your charts are pretty useless because this: [quote]The OECD defines individual taxes as “personal income taxes, including those deducted by employers (pay-as-you-earn taxes)[/quote] excludes capital gains and payroll taxes which constitutes a shitton of money. The average effective federa...


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re: Second amendment - the attacks will never stop apparently - Antonio Moss
[quote]Maybe they are just anti-gun and want to repeal the 2nd Amend. Don't they have the 1st Amend right to voice their opinions on the matter? [/quote] You're entitle to your own opinion not your own facts....


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re: Second amendment - the attacks will never stop apparently - Antonio Moss
[quote]From its inclusion in the Constitution in 1791 until 2008, [u]it was not understood to give Americans a personal right to have a gun[/u]. And then it changed, in a profound way. Prior to 2008, there was a public conversation – often, in academic writings funded by the National Rifle Assoc...


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re: Can we squash reader/non reader animosity in GOT threads right now? - Antonio Moss
[quote]He speaks for everyone in the Hodor thread. If someone disagrees with him they can move on the middle ground thread.[/quote] I'm not sure whose dick you think you sucked but you don't make the rules. ...


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