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re: Globalism,in a nutshell - Doc Fenton
A lot of it is economic and technological in nature. The economy today is so much more intensely competitive than anything previous generations had to face. In the 19th century, you had stories like Abraham Lincoln becoming a self-educated lawyer being common. But somewhere along the line, societ...
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re: Putin tried to assassinate Montenegro's prime minister and overthrow government - Doc Fenton
[quote]Why should Western Europe control countries that have historically been under Russian control? Of course Russia is pissed by this.[/quote] That's a messed up way of thinking. The proper question is: Why should we allow nations who want to normalize and break away from Putin's international...
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re: Putin tried to assassinate Montenegro's prime minister and overthrow government - Doc Fenton
Whitehall is just confirming what everyone already knew about the events of last October. As for the responses in this thread, it's sad that so many ignorant people have allowed themselves to be duped into common, populist, low-IQ anti-American propaganda. You get the impression that most people ...
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re: China and Trump: The Political Contradictions of Global Capitalism - Doc Fenton
Yes. In a general sense, both sides want it, so it should prevail. Emotions can flare up over tangential issues, but I tend to be optimistic about this, because the key to success is simple--convince China's leaders to believe what is actually true (i.e., that their ultimate success is more tied to ...
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re: China and Trump: The Political Contradictions of Global Capitalism - Doc Fenton
[quote]Have you read Piketty's book?[/quote] I haven't. [quote]He seems to imply that liberal notions appeared as if by chance in capitalist systems, which is fairly dishonest in my view.[/quote] I would probably tend to agree. I will say that the article does touch on a very important t...
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re: China and Trump: The Political Contradictions of Global Capitalism - Doc Fenton
[quote]The simplistic notion that Trumpism represents a return to protectionism and national trade rivalries conceals the real inner contradictions of global capitalism that are bringing the 21st-century world order to the breaking point. The system faces a structural crisis of extreme inequality an...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - Doc Fenton
[quote]part of it has to do with how different black generations are from each other[/quote] By the way, I want to emphasize that I think that this is only part of the explanation. As a conservative, it's the one I tend to think about first. However, there is also the common liberal explanation--...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - Doc Fenton
[quote]My question is why?[/quote] An important question, but also a very open-ended one. [quote]And are these views on taunting a microcosm of the psyche of black and white people as a whole?[/quote] I would definitely say yes. Although the lines have been converging and blurring for decad...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - Doc Fenton
[quote]taunting[/quote] [quote]why would something like this be split along racial lines?[/quote] Seriously? If you don't recognize the huge chasm in the way black culture and white culture views taunting, then you must be living under a rock. I would go so far to argue that it may be THE most...
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re: Tillerson's aides are leaking to Politico - Doc Fenton
[quote]Tillerson, meanwhile, is privately expressing his own dissatisfaction[/quote] In other words, getting his story out to the press by telling his aides to leak news....
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re: Goldman fires 600 traders; replaces them with 2 traders/200 computer programmers - Doc Fenton
Bloomberg: "[link=(https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-14/goldman-sachs-said-to-deny-bonuses-for-100-investment-bankers)]Goldman Sachs Denies Bonuses for 100 Investment Bankers[/link]" One hundred.... is a lot. Ouch....
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re: NYT reporting Trump campaign in contact with Russian intelligence - Doc Fenton
My God. This is the most glorious Valentine's Day of all time... of ALL TIME!! :usa:...
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re: Russia now buzzing a US destroyer and deploying cruise missiles? WTF is going on - Doc Fenton
[quote]And now Trump is saying he expects Russia to give Crimea back to Ukraine... [link=(http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN15T2IY)]LINK[/link][/quote] [quote]"President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the Russian government to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine and return Cr...
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re: The Globalists want war with Russia. - Doc Fenton
[quote]Rug-stealing buffoon.[/quote] :lol:...
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re: The Globalists want war with Russia. - Doc Fenton
[quote]This is frightening shite.[/quote] No. This is hilarious shit, because you actually believe it... especially because you don't realize that these are just bull shite storylines produced by Russian media....
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re: Flynn resignation shines light on the deep state and attacks on Trump Admin - Doc Fenton
I'm going to wait until more information about this story becomes public before making my final judgments. We already knew Flynn was a hotdog loose cannon though. Sometimes Flynn seemed awesome (he did put Iran on notice), but I never trusted this guy's temperament. Everything I've read about him...
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re: Flynn resignation shines light on the deep state and attacks on Trump Admin - Doc Fenton
[quote]No I'm not.[/quote] Dammit. :( ...
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re: Flynn resignation shines light on the deep state and attacks on Trump Admin - Doc Fenton
[quote]You can be glad he's gone and still be leery of the motives and means behind the leak of the information leading to his departure.[/quote] You can also be leery of motives and process, and still not rush to cry foul about an effort to torpedo somebody who probably needed to go....
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re: Flynn resignation shines light on the deep state and attacks on Trump Admin - Doc Fenton
[quote]Why the frick is this even news?[/quote] I'd guess that we don't really know the full story yet. If the Trump Administration was told about this a long time ago, but is only dumping Flynn now, there is definitely more to this....
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