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re: Has Socialism ever lifted large numbers of people out of poverty - ChEgrad
[quote]quote: You make a good point but some of the policies really were socialist, such as setting limits on how much grain farmers could grow and the installation of price controls. Yes, and those were by far the policies with the most destructive outcomes.[/quote] See Venezuela. They have...
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re: Shocker: Trump fails on another promise. Carrier layoffs begin in july - ChEgrad
[quote]Do he or did he not promise "100 percent" to save those jobs?[/quote] I'll let you tell me which president managed to fulfill every single campaign promise. Did Carrier keep more jobs in Indiana after meeting with Trump than they had planned to prior to meeting with him? If he saved on...
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re: Another Top Obama Official urges CIA to stop Trump - ChEgrad
[quote]yep its tragically sad when our president is a lying sack of shit, no ethics, no moral compass who was bought and paid for by an adversarial nation and 60 million people believed the disinformation campaign the Russians help disseminate.[/quote] Are you talking Trump or Hillary? Cause ever...
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re: Ticket Info - ChEgrad
[quote]Taking a 2 year old to a football game. [/quote] I took my son to his first football game when he was two in 1994. He watched the entire game fervently. Loved it. He has been a true tiger ever since. Why don't you want to encourage the development of the next generation of fans?...
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re: Shouldn't the government set a MAXIMUM wage? - ChEgrad
But, but where would we get the rich people to tax so we can buy votes with entitlement programs?...
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re: Trump Jr represented by Mafia Lawyer - ChEgrad
[quote]Government was corrupted looooong before Obama was even born. And as for the other garbage; Obama simply followed the establishment agenda, just like Bush before him, and Trump after him. But your blinders won't let you see that.[/quote] Certainly government has been corrupt for a very lon...
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re: Trump Jr represented by Mafia Lawyer - ChEgrad
[quote]quote: Barack Obama ripped Race relations and Ideological unity to shreds...he set the Middle East on fire, created ISIS and is to blame for the European invasion and likely calamity. He corrupted every single agency of the Bureaucracy/'deep state'. That's a melt full of crazy.[/quote]...
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re: So what will this special prosecutor uncover? - ChEgrad
There will be some sort of charge involving mishandling of money in the Trump business, lying under oath by someone, and nothing related to collusion with Russia during the campaign or obstruction - except for the lying under oath yet to occur. These investigations rarely end up with anything relat...
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re: McCain survival rate is approximately 4% - ChEgrad
My dad made it about 2 years with that cancer. The last year he would talk and all the words sounded perfect, rhythm was good, punctuation was good, but they didn't make any sense. I think he knew what he wanted to say, but the wrong words came out....
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re: True or false: it's harder to get a job that covers basic living now - ChEgrad
False. Starting salaries in my field are basically the same accounting for inflation. What is different is people now think they need a huge house, granite countertops, two fancy cars/trucks., etc. The basics aren't basic anymore....
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re: If Canada has an uptempo fast scoring offense..Defense Will Suffer - ChEgrad
True But based on watching the Pitt-North Carolina game the other day it is not a fast scoring offense. Had tons of time of possession in that game at least. I know nothing of the other games so I don't know if that was atypical....
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re: SIAP: Shortage Of Foreign Labor Forces Maine Businesses To Hire Local Workers - ChEgrad
[quote]I'm advocating for capitalism. Capitalism works with the free flow of ideas, labor, and goods without the artificial impediments imposed by gov't. [/quote] Captitalism won't work if you allow the importation of a class of people without job skills or a desire to attain them and work. I th...
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re: Funny how some of you are just now seeing it - ChEgrad
[quote]They're not the same. Some Republicans aren't voting for BCRA because it isn't cruel enough.[/quote] What is cruel is trying to provide everything for people you don't think can fend for themselves - taking away any purpose in their life. A life of purpose where you contribute to society ...
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re: Mizzou folks: What are the big things to-do in St. Louis? - ChEgrad
Sameem Afghan restaurant. Ted Drewes frozen custard. Art museum. Walk around Forest Park. Grbic restaurant for Eastern European food....
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re: SIAP: Shortage Of Foreign Labor Forces Maine Businesses To Hire Local Workers - ChEgrad
[quote]You can choose to do business with whomever you wish.[/quote] You don't get to decide who can immigrate to the U.S. Are you advocating completely open borders?...
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re: Best Southern Chicken Restaurant? - ChEgrad
[quote] Popeyes still tastes like undercooked gas station chicken[/quote] Never had undercooked chicken at popeye's. Overcooked - many times....
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re: CNN publishes more fake news. This time about mercury in vaccines. - ChEgrad
[quote]There are several reports of deaths in the medical literature from exposure to thimerosal.[/quote] and from antibiotics, peanuts, bees, all sorts of natural and man-made chemicals and whatnot. There will be adverse reactions to anything by some very small percentage of the population. Th...
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re: Is Pinetta's in Baton Rouge still operating ? - ChEgrad
I've eaten there maybe half a dozen times in the last 30+ years. Still waiting for a positive experience. Service usually sucked. Food was mediocre typically. Best thing I've had there was the lasagna. In another 5-10 years I'll probably give it another shot....
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re: Gov. Edwards announces collaboration with Dutch engineers to improve coastal landloss - ChEgrad
[quote]Curious who your friend is. I'm not asking for a name lol don't worry. [/quote] He lives in Europe - won't say which country. He is no spring chicken. He knows his stuff....
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re: Gov. Edwards announces collaboration with Dutch engineers to improve coastal landloss - ChEgrad
I have a friend who is one of the leading hydrology/sedimentation engineers in the world. He travels all over the world consulting on projects, including louisiana. What has to happen is simple to understand, apparently difficult to politically implement. Louisiana must: Divert the flow of the...
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