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re: General question about liberals/democrats and military service or lack thereof. - dewster
[quote]do they serve in the military? [/quote] Most career military people I know are not liberal at all. I'm not sure if military service attracts that kind of mindset, or if that world view is shaped by military service. Actually most contemporary liberals that I know look down on militar...
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re: I am as anti illegal as anyone on this board but that photo from Turkey - dewster
[quote]And I, in contrast, believe we should lend a helping hand instead of turning our backs and shrugging "whatever, not my city, not my country, not my problem".[/quote] How do you propose America help out when we can't even solve our own immigration problem, for which we alone are responsible...
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re: Is this the least talked about gubernatorial race in your lifetime? - dewster
Democrats have no chance and, other than the prostitution scandal, Louisiana citizens are relatively satisfied with the inevitable winner. Louisiana has had a lot of terrible governors. Perhaps Vitter's refusal to seek higher office beyond Baton Rouge will make people comfortable with him....
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re: New AC Unit Recommendations - dewster
[quote]I need to get a new 5 ton unit. [/quote] I'd recommend getting the cheapest option if you plan on selling the house inside of 7 years....
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re: Breaking: Hillary's server was on same network as The Clinton Foundation - dewster
[quote]The right wing has gone over the rainbow crazy since Obama got elected in 2008.[/quote] Is expecting Secretary of State to follow security protocol and not expose classified information to vulnerabilities "over the rainbow" now? I think some of you recognize that the Democratic primary is...
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re: Ashley Madison Suicides - dewster
Well, that's no reason to take their own life. I imagine that a site that markets itself as a discreet way to meet married or single people is pretty much going out of business after being hacked like that. ...
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re: Texas Lt. Governor asks citizens to call certain government employees sir and ma'am - dewster
[quote]Why do you think some restaurants have discounts for cops? Its a way to bribe them into providing more protection than the restaurants who don't give discounts to cops get.[/quote] Businesses give discounts to the type of customer they want all the time. I have always thought the cop dis...
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re: I am as anti illegal as anyone on this board but that photo from Turkey - dewster
I agree that it is pretty sad. I am hearing that a lot of people are paying huge sums of money (up to 1,000 Euros) to be shuttled on skiffs like that. ...
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re: What the hell is wrong with Germany? - dewster
[quote] If you can get around their rigidity and legalism, they are actually very festive and wonderful people.[/quote] The Germans I work with are all very nice and fun to hang out with. Usually surrounded by a cloud of cigarette smoke. They are sympathetic to the immigrants but obviou...
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re: What the hell is wrong with Germany? - dewster
Germans are supposedly begging the EU for a unified immigration policy so that some of these newcomers are shared with other nations in Europe. Not sure why they are not going to Turkey more than they are. Then again, I'm in Istanbul now. A lot of the younger Turks that I know are trying to ...
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re: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: This is the difference between Donald Trump and Bernie Sand - dewster
[quote]Kareem Abdul-Jabbar [/quote] The opinion of a second rate commentator on a third rate cable network that has long lost their credibility is not worth considering. .....and I loathe Trump. ...
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re: anti-cop graffiti going up around Houston - dewster
The BLM movement and the Democrat's war on law enforcement is apparently working. ...
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re: Somebody enlighten my privileged white arse on why #AllLivesMatter is racist - dewster
[quote]15 more months of this.. Then back to normal hopefully forever.[/quote] Not before another race-focused media frenzy about 10 months from now. [quote]Clearly defined desired results. Otherwise it's just spectacle[/quote] ...a spectacle vulnerable to being hijacked which this mov...
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re: Somebody enlighten my privileged white arse on why #AllLivesMatter is racist - dewster
[quote] I posted a link about solutions and polices a few posts back. Someone I asked I provided, then this thread into lets bash black people just like they always do. fricking tired of it. Especially you bigoted a-holes who get with posting this bull shite time and time again[/quote] In respon...
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re: Somebody enlighten my privileged white arse on why #AllLivesMatter is racist - dewster
[quote]So don't sell that shite to me.[/quote] Bury you head in the sand if you want. That "movement" is based on very unstable logic and is already being hijacked. [quote]I agree that the slogan BLM puts people on the defensive who don't understand the point[/quote] People understand the...
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re: Somebody enlighten my privileged white arse on why #AllLivesMatter is racist - dewster
[quote]So when someone says BLM and you say ALM, you are being dismissive to what they are trying to get across. [/quote] The name "black lives matter" is itself dismissive of the importance of the lives of non-blacks and law enforcement. Like most people, I'm openly dismissive of a moveme...
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re: Somebody enlighten my privileged white arse on why #AllLivesMatter is racist - dewster
I can't wait for 2016 elections to be over so this stupid, racist BLM bull shite will go away for a few years. ...
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re: Todays political landscape and SJW Phenomenon Explained? - dewster
[quote]Demoralized. Check Dissidents of PC culture destroyed. Check [/quote] Sort of Neo-McCarthyism....except instead of being called a communist, today we get unsubstantiated accusations of racism and sexism if you deviate from the "correct" political path. ...
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re: Are Realtors Scumbags on Average? - dewster
The buyer's agent I had in PA earned her commission and then some. The sellers decided two days before closing that they wanted to fire their agent and refused to move out. Of course they still wanted to close. I was probably too pissed off at that point to deal with them directly. In s...
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re: Taylor Swift is racist and wants to colonize Africa - dewster
[quote]Scholars have argued that poor economic performance, weak property rights and tribal tensions across the continent can be traced to colonial strategies. So can other woes. In a place full of devastation and lawlessness, diseases spreads like wildfire, conflict breaks out and dictators grab po...
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