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    Depends on the herd you run with. Trump is a liar...

    Depends on the herd you run with. Trump is a liar and prone to hysteria, as are many of his enemies. I donít feel any particular need to side with one or the other. Neither side seems able to...
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    I think that viewed in the greater sweep of...

    I think that viewed in the greater sweep of history, the current situation will rank with Shayís Rebellion or the Bonus March. Certainly not worth abjuring my favorite holiday.
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    For myself, I have to say I love this country...

    For myself, I have to say I love this country warts and all. I sort of pity the souls who can only see warts.
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    Happy Independence Day

    Have a great holiday. Let the foreign ankle-biters yip and yap. Let the domestic fault-finders exercise their first amendment rights to whinge and wheeze. I think the American project is still worth...
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    I advocated for the botanical garden, but was...

    I advocated for the botanical garden, but was voted down by the juvenile faction.
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    Democrats for Trump

    Just spent the last week in the St Louis area, mostly on the Illinois side of the river. They were holding some primary elections, including the GOP gubernatorial candidate. The interesting thing was...
  7. Thread: Civics classes

    by LDAHL
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    I donít think thereís a super duper specific...

    I donít think thereís a super duper specific clause anywhere in Article 1, Section 8, but they do say that any powers not specifically granted to the feds belong to the states. I think the Founders...
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    I hope thatís true.

    I hope thatís true.
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    How does the final opinion compare to the leaked...

    How does the final opinion compare to the leaked draft?
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    One frantic zealot gets more coverage than...

    One frantic zealot gets more coverage than thousands of normals.
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    What would you consider to be realistic?

    What would you consider to be realistic?
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    I think that by and large they do. The internet...

    I think that by and large they do. The internet and much of the media give a disproportionate voice to the crazier outliers. One might feel that there are millions seething over Roe or guns or...
  13. Thread: A Texas nation?

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    I lump those people who talk about secession in...

    I lump those people who talk about secession in the same pile as those who talk about emigrating but never do it.
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    What I like about the constitution is that it...

    What I like about the constitution is that it devotes so much space to what the federal government canít do, and the various checks it puts on various players to prevent the exercise of arbitrary...
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    I think it means states can go their own way so...

    I think it means states can go their own way so long as they donít violate the rules they agreed to when they ratified the constitution. I donít think we require an all-powerful central government...
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    I think some dumb people did some dumb things...

    I think some dumb people did some dumb things that day, and some bad people did some bad things. I think criminal actions merit a law enforcement response. But I donít think the republic was at...
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    The US President is not responsible for security...

    The US President is not responsible for security at the US capital. Trump had no authority to ďauthorize a responseĒ; which I think is a good thing that there was no Praetorian Guard to add to the...
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    Was our constitutional order really endangered by...

    Was our constitutional order really endangered by this buffoonery? Of course Trump was spouting BS. Maybe even criminally so. But doesnít it take a similar level of hysteria to insist that we...
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    First those crafty miscreants set up an...

    First those crafty miscreants set up an ďautonomous zoneĒ, and then they set fire to a federal courthouse. All to mislead the public into blaming peaceful souls for their sins.
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    I think I get the point youíre trying to make....

    I think I get the point youíre trying to make. Trump made a ridiculous failed attempt to stay in office. Some idiots believed him, and behaved like they were in Portland. But it wasnít the good kind...
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    With eloquence like that, you should consider...

    With eloquence like that, you should consider running for office yourself.
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    SF has taken a few steps in the right direction....

    SF has taken a few steps in the right direction. They dumped a couple of their more insanely woke school board members and their prosecutor who viewed refusing to prosecute certain crimes as a benign...
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    More in sorrow than in anger. Iím not sure...

    More in sorrow than in anger.

    Iím not sure weíre much more than one sweater speech away from Cv2.0.
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    Considering the field in the Democratic...

    Considering the field in the Democratic primaries, we have to remember Biden was the least alarming choice. To me, this is one more argument against open primaries (Mr T being another). Iím a big...
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    We got a good deal from a local dairyman who sold...

    We got a good deal from a local dairyman who sold us one of his freemartins. Iím not sure chicken wonít cost more per pound by the time the freezer is empty.
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