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by cassowary
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: I told you leftists are dangerous people.
Replies: 91
Views: 1421

Re: I told you leftists are dangerous people.

cassowary wrote: ↑ Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:04 am So far, nobody has succeeded in creating a successful system based on Socialist values. I believe it is impossible because it violates human nature. We are genetically program to help ourselves and those who share our genes - like our own kids. Socialism...
by cassowary
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential
Replies: 20
Views: 229

Re: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential

Alan Dershowitz labeled Trump 'destabilizing and unpredictable' in 2016 book WASHINGTON — As part of President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team, Alan Dershowitz is expected to argue on behalf of the president at the Senate trial early next week. But in a 2016 book he authored, the famed defe...
by cassowary
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential
Replies: 20
Views: 229

Re: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential

neverfail wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:32 pm
cassowary wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:44 pm

Which point did I miss out? China?
Well, Jonah Goldberg did not mention China either. His essay is a denunciation of Trump's bad character.
Which is irrelevant. It’s the results that counts.
by cassowary
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: I told you leftists are dangerous people.
Replies: 91
Views: 1421

Re: I told you leftists are dangerous people.

So far, nobody has succeeded in creating a successful system based on Socialist values. I believe it is impossible because it violates human nature. We are genetically program to help ourselves and those who share our genes - like our own kids. Socialism requires us to be altruistic to others who d...
by cassowary
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: I told you leftists are dangerous people.
Replies: 91
Views: 1421

Re: I told you leftists are dangerous people.

Cass, Socialism is an idea, a set of values, not a system. The system is what you use to put that idea and those values into practice, and the chosen system has often failed. But that doesn't mean the idea is wrong. You only have to find a way to put it into practice without violating some other es...
by cassowary
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: China's Coronavirus is Much Worse Than You Think
Replies: 23
Views: 303

Re: politics is a dirty, deceitful game everywhere Milo

Dictatorships are in a constant process of covering things up, that's inherent to their nature. Recalling some of the many instances that democratically elected governments in the West have attempted, not always successfully, to spare themselves political embarrassment through cover-ups, I would sa...
by cassowary
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential
Replies: 20
Views: 229

Re: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential

What a lot of nonsense. Well, Johah Goldberg's (there is a good old Jewish name for you :D ) essay makes sense to me and I absolutely agree. Trump's policies are getting results.The economy is doing fine. Unemployment is down for everybody including minorities. Wages for the lesser skilled have ris...
by cassowary
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: All is not well in the US shale patch.
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: All is not well in the US shale patch.

U.S. Shale Patch Sees Huge Jump In Bankruptcies https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/US-Shale-Patch-Sees-Huge-Jump-In-Bankruptcies.html?fbclid=IwAR36tbCAT3CjqdoNkgjDKWcJlK4JYH5rQ1m7LKaAuZlRGBgpVAJXSTiHfzY It is patently clear what is happening. Firms that borrowed big to drill and frack for s...
by cassowary
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: I told you leftists are dangerous people.
Replies: 91
Views: 1421

Re: I told you leftists are dangerous people.

It seems to me that you still can win the popular vote but without winning the majority of the seats. It can and occasionally does happen even here and I once saw it happen at state level. If you have a situation where the voter-supporters of one party are concentrated disproportionately into too f...
by cassowary
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential
Replies: 20
Views: 229

Re: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential

What a lot of nonsense. Well, Johah Goldberg's (there is a good old Jewish name for you :D ) essay makes sense to me and I absolutely agree. Trump's policies are getting results.The economy is doing fine. Unemployment is down for everybody including minorities. Wages for the lesser skilled have ris...