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Old 11-16-2016, 04:41 AM   #7481
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One question for the republicans here. Why dont republicans believe in global warming?
My personal take is that republicans don't necessarily deny climate change itself, but deny that it's occurring solely because of humans. As George Carlin once said [paraphrasing]: The world is fine. It's been around for millions of years. The people are f!-/:ed!
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I often tell people that say we are destroying the earth that they are wrong. We might be destroying the earth for humans and many hundreds or thousands of species but we are not capable of destroying the earth. We are also not capable of saving the earth from acts of nature that can kill off every human and many more species than man made pollution/destruction can.

Every species on this planet is here for a finite amount of time. Are humans affecting that amount of time for other species? That is an easy answer for some and a philosophical answer for others.
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“Internalized misogyny is a real thing and this is a thing we have to be talking about.”

She continued, “It seems to be white college-educated women. We have work to do talking to those women about what happened this year and why, why, why we would vote against our self-interests.”
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just a few bad apples

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German police raided 190 premises this morning, including mosques, in an effort to ban a radical Muslim organization.

The group, which calls itself ‘True Religion,’ was ultimately banned by German officials today after it was discovered the group has been recruiting jihadist fighters to engage in conflicts in the Middle-East, namely Syria and Iraq.

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Since 2012, six Islamist organizations have been banned in Germany to curb the influence of Muslim extremists who have effectively recruited youths to fight.

The raids on ‘True Religion’ came just a week after 5 men were arrested and charged with supporting ISIS terror cells within Germany. Allegations included providing financial support along with logistical aid.

Germany is just one of many European countries crippled by the wave of mass-migration from the Middle-East.

Sweden has arguably been hit the hardest by the migrant crisis as unprecedented violations of Swedish culture become the new norm. Recently, Christmas lights on public street poles were banned (presumably to avoid offending Muslim sentiments) and gender-segregation policies were enacted at some public swimming pools.
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paid protesters:

Is Planned Parenthood affiliate fueling anti-Trump protests? | Fox News

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The Craigslist ads read: “STOP TRUMP – up to $1500/week. Hiring immediately! Call Today Start tomorrow! $15-$18 hourly rate + bonus + overtime up to 77 hours per week!”

They were placed by a Planned Parenthood affiliate in major cities like Boston, Denver, Columbus, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh right before the election to defeat the candidacy of Donald Trump. However, most of them are still active on Craigslist, fueling questions about whether the group is now among those feeding the post-election anti-Trump protests across the country.

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Other liberal groups have also apparently used the online classified ad site as a means to fuel protests.

MoveOn.org identified themselves in a New York ad, offering $18 an hour and specifying: “We only want protesters under the age of 30 … We prefer minorities.”

One job popped up over the weekend with an ad on both Craigslist and Reddit offering to pay $35 to protest at Trump’s Los Angeles golf course for 10 hours. Protesters were urged to “dress to impress” and bring signs.

On Friday night, a Los Angeles protest swelled to 11,000 people and encompassed numerous blocks in Hollywood, shutting down the main thoroughfare of Wilshire Boulevard. The event was tweeted by the Puente Arizona, an offshoot of George Soros’ Open Society Foundations. An ad had been posted a day before, encouraging dissidents to block traffic, with some going as far as standing on a freeway. Protests have continued every day since. Ultimately, Los Angeles police arrested 187 adults and eight minors.

Another group, Washington Community Action Network, posted a Seattle ad five days ago on Craigslist offering $15 an hour. Participants at a recent protest told Fox News that they were recruited by the ad.

As for the end-goal, detractors say on MoveOn.org’s Facebook page that they are seeking to undo the Electoral College system.

this completely makes sense since you know these non-voter kids don't have jobs otherwise.
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Arabs are considered white/caucasian for demographics!

Neo-**** would be anti-semitic though, not anti muslim per-se. Well they'd be anti a lot of things. I see what you were trying to say, but I just meant without dragging the rest of the 'demographic' through the mud.
Arabs are considered what? Dude I'm white as cotton and I'm considered Hispanic/Latino by demographics.

And you did not "see" what I was trying to say. I was pointing out that a white American boy who studied Arab culture in school in America and converted to Islam eventually ended up a terrorist in terrorist country. Why couldn't he have been one of those peace loving Muslims we all know exist?

I don't think anyone here is saying that all Muslims are terrorists or that they all feel they are the only ones that have the right to be on this earth and everyone else is an infidel that needs to be killed.

What I do believe most people here who have a negative view of Islam are saying is that terrorism and non-tolerance to other religions in the world today are mostly being carried out by Islam.

And SJW's as yourself deem fit to attack those who say so and yet somehow defend Islam or simply ignore their evil acts. Brilliant.

Everyone blames the Catholic Church for their evil, the founding fathers for allowing slavery, white males for not allowing women to vote or black America equal civil rights; all of that ended years ago yet people are still digging at the scabs to make them bleed again.

The Muslim Crusades began 1400 years ago and are still going on. Yet I don't have a right to say so?
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on immigration for simpletons:



we cannot help you.
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Arabs are considered what? Dude I'm white as cotton and I'm considered Hispanic/Latino by demographics.

And you did not "see" what I was trying to say. I was pointing out that a white American boy who studied Arab culture in school in America and converted to Islam eventually ended up a terrorist in terrorist country. Why couldn't he have been one of those peace loving Muslims we all know exist?

I don't think anyone here is saying that all Muslims are terrorists or that they all feel they are the only ones that have the right to be on this earth and everyone else is an infidel that needs to be killed.

What I do believe most people here who have a negative view of Islam are saying is that terrorism and non-tolerance to other religions in the world today are mostly being carried out by Islam.

And SJW's as yourself deem fit to attack those who say so and yet somehow defend Islam or simply ignore their evil acts. Brilliant.

Everyone blames the Catholic Church for their evil, the founding fathers for allowing slavery, white males for not allowing women to vote or black America equal civil rights; all of that ended years ago yet people are still digging at the scabs to make them bleed again.

The Muslim Crusades began 1400 years ago and are still going on. Yet I don't have a right to say so?
Look it up.

And good lord, if you consider me an SJW you're so misguided lol. Show me one point where I say that extremism/radicalism doesn't need to be dealt with. It's not that hard to understand that there are different sects/flavors of islam. I pointed out wahabi-ism a page or so back. Who is ignoring anyone's evil acts?

Side note: Y'all should read this. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/28/wo...-american.html
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And good lord, if you consider me an SJW you're so misguided lol.
You said as much over on the Gen Wuss thread. Post #515 page 26. You said "I don't disagree with social justice stuff, in fact, I agree with a lot of it." Walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, must be a duck.
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You said as much over on the Gen Wuss thread. Post #515 page 26. You said "I don't disagree with social justice stuff, in fact, I agree with a lot of it." Walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, must be a duck.
I did the research and you're wrong: https://isotropic.org/papers/chicken.pdf
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How dare you fact check my colloquialism!
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You said as much over on the Gen Wuss thread. Post #515 page 26. You said "I don't disagree with social justice stuff, in fact, I agree with a lot of it." Walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, must be a duck.
So believing in aspects of social justice and being a social justice warrior is the same thing? That's like saying that being christian and being an evangelical is the same thing...

In my own words I said that I agree with a lot of it. I'm honestly not sure how you extrapolated SJW onto that. Have you ever interacted with a true SJW?
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I often tell people that say we are destroying the earth that they are wrong. We might be destroying the earth for humans and many hundreds or thousands of species but we are not capable of destroying the earth. We are also not capable of saving the earth from acts of nature that can kill off every human and many more species than man made pollution/destruction can.

Every species on this planet is here for a finite amount of time. Are humans affecting that amount of time for other species? That is an easy answer for some and a philosophical answer for others.
lol so we're not going to destroy the rock however we're killing most of the life which is apparently alright. Seems as legit as nuking everything and being done for good. Of course the rock isnt going to disappear so apparently thats acceptable no?
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I often tell people that say we are destroying the earth that they are wrong. We might be destroying the earth for humans and many hundreds or thousands of species but we are not capable of destroying the earth. We are also not capable of saving the earth from acts of nature that can kill off every human and many more species than man made pollution/destruction can.

Every species on this planet is here for a finite amount of time. Are humans affecting that amount of time for other species? That is an easy answer for some and a philosophical answer for others.
Haha, this is so weirdly existentialist.

I mean, we're all going to die someday. Why bother with health, education, working, etc. It all ends the same.

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My personal take is that republicans don't necessarily deny climate change itself, but deny that it's occurring solely because of humans. As George Carlin once said [paraphrasing]: The world is fine. It's been around for millions of years. The people are f!-/:ed!
Right, but if humans are contributing to that and it can be slowed, then why not try? We're high off those fuel fumes!

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lol so we're not going to destroy the rock however we're killing most of the life which is apparently alright. Seems as legit as nuking everything and being done for good. Of course the rock isnt going to disappear so apparently thats acceptable no?
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Haha, I agree. It's a pretty strange way to gauge existence.

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And one who likely worked here illegally at that!
AP: Melania Trump was an undocumented working model in '96
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