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Registered on:12/29/2005
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re: Interesting tweet from Newt regarding Pearl Harbor - M. A. Ryland
Pearl Harbor turned out to be a strategic mistake... but nobody can deny it was a huge tactical victory for Japan. ...
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re: Dear Dictionary, could you please define pithy? - M. A. Ryland
[quote]Not subjective to the point that Webster and Oxford are wrong. Those two sources are universally accepted as standard in the English speaking world. In other words, I can dig "This word means this in addition to its dictionary definition." For example, in the 1980's, if you said that somet...
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re: If trump talking to Taiwan is nothing why did Reagan and bushes avoid it? - M. A. Ryland
I completely support a "One China" policy. We should support and encourage Taiwan to retake the Mainland!...
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re: Recounts are about taking away as much legitimacy from Trump as they can - M. A. Ryland
[quote]you and I both know that will never happen [/quote] Funny, that's what they said about Trump being president.......
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re: Will You Accept A Reverse after the Recounts? - M. A. Ryland
[quote]Yes but popularly, there are millions more Americans that support Hillary.[/quote] I don't buy that... since some states seem to go out of their way to enable non-citizens to vote, the actual popular vote is not well determined. [quote]Do you really feel like there are enough Trump suppor...
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re: Clinton Campaign Will Participate in Stein’s State Recounts - M. A. Ryland
[quote]Meh. Regardless of the motivations I don't mind the occasional thorough audit of the system. If you take off the red or blue glasses, it's not terrible to be going through this with a fine tooth comb sometimes. I don't expect any substantial changes either [/quote] Disagree. Too much temp...
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re: Kim Dotcom: New Clinton leaks after Turmp Inauguration - M. A. Ryland
[quote]He is still holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy [/quote] maybe... There are a lot of questions right now about what happened when JA's internet was cut, and whether the WikiLeaks infrastructure was subverted. Many seem convinced that an outside actor took over their twitter account. ...
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re: Twitter User Replaces Word 'White' With 'Black,' Gets Banned - M. A. Ryland
Sounds like the twitter is violating civil rights. As a public business they can't refuse service on the basis of race, etc... I smell a lawsuit....
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re: France’s Sarkozy Urges Tax On US Goods If Trump Exits Paris Deal - M. A. Ryland
Just to remind everyone... America never ratified that treaty. Obama signed it, but without the advice and consent of the senate, he was signing for himself but not the US. I think in his first days in office Trump should submit the Paris treaty to the Senate for ratification and request a vote. D...
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re: ACA: a very important reason Trump got elected - M. A. Ryland
[quote]I will never understand how/why the folks in control of the ACA weren't able to hold back those rate increase letters for just 3 more weeks to save Hillary. Astounded that they came out when they did.[/quote] They already held them back for 4 years......
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re: How about etling's block! - M. A. Ryland
that block was worth about 15 yards....
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re: Is there actually a chance that Trump can push congressional term limits through - M. A. Ryland
[quote]If he grandfathers in existing members of congress as exempt I don't see why not. [/quote] Very good point. That would probably go a long ways towards making it passable......
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re: The melt here in Oregon - secession and overthrow the electorate - M. A. Ryland
They are certainly free to secede... Of course, traditionally the remaining United States immediately starts a war of conquest when this happens.......
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re: Again, what's happening on CNN is not a joke. - M. A. Ryland
the right answer is turn it off and refuse to allow CNN in your home....
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re: Wiki site ddos attack on release - M. A. Ryland
That is from 11/6. ...
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re: Request: Examples of Trump being racist - M. A. Ryland
I would like to hear as well... We knew that whoever the R nominee was he would be demonized as a racist. ...
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re: Is a wall on the southern border necessary? - M. A. Ryland
I think he will build a wall (though it may be more of a fence). ...
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re: CNN reporting that Trump got 12% of the black vote - M. A. Ryland
yeah but, Hillary won according to their exit polls......
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re: listening to elo - M. A. Ryland
"the Evil Woman"?...
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re: "I thought Vince Foster was the only person the Clintons killed." - M. A. Ryland
thanks. It might be just these guys joking... but damn....
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