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re: Net Neutrality made simple.... - MrCarton
[quote]Ill intentions or not, if you ran a company how much gov't regulation would you want? [/quote] You misunderstand how regulations work. All of those companies want copious amounts of regulation. ...
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re: Net Neutrality People Have Convinced Me - MrCarton
[quote]Repeal it. 100%.[/quote] Agreed. Then start deconstructing the ISP monopolies propped up by government regulations. ...
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re: 54 years ago today, JFK was murdered. RIP Mr. President. - MrCarton
[quote]54 years ago today, JFK was murdered. RIP Mr. President[/quote] [quote]The human costs of the long conflict were harsh for all involved. Not until 1995 did Vietnamrelease its official estimate of war dead: as many as 2 million civilians on both sides and some 1.1 million North Vietnamese a...
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re: Why would anyone hire a woman in today’s climate? - MrCarton
[quote] Got to be kidding me quote: You’re either opening yourself for false claims or putting the men in your employment in a position to sexually harrasment women So it wasn't the fault Harvy Weinstein,Bret Raitner,Charlie Rose, etc,etc because they were "put in a position to sexual...
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re: This new "Believe everybody" philosophy is dangerous.... - MrCarton
[quote]Ask anyone in the military and he will tell you this shite has existed for at least 10 years but the the ball began rolling a good 15 years ago [/quote] Yep. Ruined a lot of lives too. ...
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re: US begins bombing Taliban opium plants in Afghanistan - MrCarton
[quote]You would think but we, along with every friend South American government, have been doing this to cocaine fields for ages and it has done nothing to the price in the states . [/quote] Prices don't stay fixed in the face of diminishing supply. I'm open to the argument that there has neve...
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re: US begins bombing Taliban opium plants in Afghanistan - MrCarton
[quote] It probably doesn’t move the needle at all on this price. People who are dealing with this have such insand margins to absorb the price. Take this for example quote: In the 1980s, a kilo of cocaine might cost $1,000 to refine, but Escobar’s agents could sell it for up to $70,000 in...
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re: Massive hole reopens in Antarctic sea ice - MrCarton
[quote]Which shouldn't be confused for 'settled science' because, as you note: quote: science progresses quote: slowly and quote: where we see it today may have no relation to 'where we see it' tomorrow.  Instead of deciding all of human history on the basis of a few observation...
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re: Massive hole reopens in Antarctic sea ice - MrCarton
[quote]Crazy thing is, science progresses. And as the trends become more evident over time, collection tools more evolved, means and ways of examination more widespread, and just more science done on the subject, the consensus slowly formed to where we see it today. [/quote] More strawmen, more ...
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re: US begins bombing Taliban opium plants in Afghanistan - MrCarton
[quote]It will clealry also decrease the numer of drugs sold and consumed. Don’t know how you can correctly infer that a decrease in supply will increase the price without also realizing that it will likewise decrease the quantity. [/quote] It's a cycle. Decrease supply without decreasing demand,...
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re: Massive hole reopens in Antarctic sea ice - MrCarton
[quote][b]The poster claimed we can't trust the average temperatures calculated and gathered from the incredibly decentralized, scrutinized, and well established global temperature gathering infrastructure.[/b] Which is just nonsense. Further compounded by the simple fact that we already know what t...
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re: Jones “The Second Amendment is not an absolute right, not a God-given right" - MrCarton
[quote][b]No one has ever claimed that it was absolute. [/b]This is a complete strawman. [/quote] [quote]Where has any prominent politician ever argued that the Second prevents any kind of regulation whatsoever.[/quote] Let's figure out which statement we are addressing first. If your premise ...
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re: US begins bombing Taliban opium plants in Afghanistan - MrCarton
[quote]US begins bombing Taliban opium plants in Afghanistan[/quote] This is not a smart plan. ...
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re: Massive hole reopens in Antarctic sea ice - MrCarton
[quote]Temperature collection and the infrastructure underlying it is one of the most stable and well established constructs in human civilization. Even during WWII when we were at war, adversaries and the underlying weather infrastructure remained cooperative and operational. I have no reason to do...
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re: Jones “The Second Amendment is not an absolute right, not a God-given right" - MrCarton
[quote]And the way he's putting it would give the State the power to dictate who could be armed and who could not simply by regulating militia membership. This would fly completely in the face of the reason for even having a 2nd Amendment in the first place. [/quote] Yep. That's literally no diff...
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re: Jones “The Second Amendment is not an absolute right, not a God-given right" - MrCarton
[quote]What the Framers were envisioning was a militia formed from the armed populace. Membership was not -nor ever has been- a determining factor for whether one could own/bear firearms in the eyes of the 2nd Amendment. [/quote] Obviously this is true. To say that participation in a sanctione...
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re: Jones “The Second Amendment is not an absolute right, not a God-given right" - MrCarton
[quote]The Right to Bear Arms has tons of restrictions on it. No one has ever claimed that it was absolute[/quote] Of course they have argued that the wording of the 2A is absolute. It's retarded to argue that it's anything else. ...
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re: New Al Franken accusation while in congress. - MrCarton
[quote]For both harassment and assault, we have literally turned sex crimes into a function of female emotions. [/quote] Fact. The only thing that should every be done with female emotions is to ignore them....
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re: Jones “The Second Amendment is not an absolute right, not a God-given right" - MrCarton
[quote]Go back and read the Heller decision. Even Justice Scalia said that it's not an "absolute right." [/quote] So? He's wrong. Virtually everyone who says things like "welp, of course we can't have TOTAL free speech, because rights aren't absolute!" doesn't actually understand what a right...
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