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Well except in your reading there is no right to... 2,148 Views / 138 Replies  
Well except in your reading there is no right to those things unless the government chooses not to infringe them. After all, simply having them protected is not enough for the government to restrict...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think equal treatment under the law is a... 685 Views / 41 Replies  
I don't think equal treatment under the law is a relevant principle in dealing with corporations. They are not treated equally to people. If I kill someone , I go to jail or get the death penalty. If...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So you haven't read any of the previous posts in... 685 Views / 41 Replies  
So you haven't read any of the previous posts in the thread?

Here it is again, from where I reposted it after you didn't read it the first time.

Originally Posted by peeb
Did you read my post...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We've had an influx of particularly poorly chosen... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
We've had an influx of particularly poorly chosen moderators lately.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, the constitution does not govern private... 2,148 Views / 138 Replies  
Well, the constitution does not govern private property, so unless those things are federally owned, it's not an issue. But essentially, I see where you are going, and the Constitution is clear - you...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
VMarks - that's pretty ****ing childish. Cut it... 685 Views / 41 Replies  
VMarks - that's pretty ****ing childish. Cut it out. If you have something to say, say it on the board. You are way out of line.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Also, the idea that cigarettes are bad for you is... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
Also, the idea that cigarettes are bad for you is a liberal conspiracy they made up because they hate corporations.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Your posts are an insult to us all. Everyone who... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
Your posts are an insult to us all. Everyone who has been subjected to your drivel is stupider as a result.
THIS POST HAS APPARENTLY BEEN CENSORED.
The sentiment was that he should remove himself....
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My reading of the Constitution suggests that it... 2,148 Views / 138 Replies  
My reading of the Constitution suggests that it allows the Government to suspend constitutional rights with due process. If not, then it needs to be amended. Your suggestion that if the application...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bullshit. I take it you have never studied either... 2,148 Views / 138 Replies  
Bullshit. I take it you have never studied either law or legal philosophy. Literal readings of the Constitution are rare these days because the idea that what the Constitution actually says should be...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 07:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What do you want to do with it? I presume you're... 476 Views / 2 Replies  
What do you want to do with it? I presume you're trying to play flash?
Anything that ends in .exe is a Windows file, and will not work on your Mac.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 07:51 PM, in Applications
You're like a man living in a house heated... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
You're like a man living in a house heated entirely by burning his furniture, insisting there is no other way to heat it. **** off and waste someone else's time.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 07:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Unfortunately, again, you're arguing with your... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
Unfortunately, again, you're arguing with your fantasy strawman. My proposal was to increase gas prices by 10c a month for the next ten years. Nothing you just said makes any sense as a response to...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 07:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I find the abortion debate deeply troubling and... 3,342 Views / 136 Replies  
I find the abortion debate deeply troubling and have no glib answers. I see merit in the arguments of both sides, but little merit in the way in which the debate is being conducted. It tends to...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 06:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You have such a feeble command of the basic facts... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
You have such a feeble command of the basic facts that arguing with you is pointless. Your post is riddled with the same basic factual errors that you keep on repeating. Come back when you get your...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 05:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think the issue of federal funding is... 3,342 Views / 136 Replies  
I don't think the issue of federal funding is really relevant. I mean, obviously, on some pragmatic level it is, but it's a fringe issue with how you fund healthcare, not core to the abortion debate...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 05:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bush Regales Dinner Guests With Impromptu Oratory... 702 Views / 34 Replies  
Bush Regales Dinner Guests With Impromptu Oratory On Virgil's Minor Works | The Onion - America's Finest News Source (http://www.theonion.com/content/node/28498)
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 05:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oops. Missed that... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
Oops. Missed that...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 05:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
what's wrong with web forms? 2,102 Views / 8 Replies  
what's wrong with web forms?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 05:38 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Why are you in favor of socialized oil? I mean,... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
Why are you in favor of socialized oil? I mean, it seems like it is one of the main Republican planks, and everyone is clamoring for it, but is it really a good idea?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 05:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's a sad day that we're still talking about... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
It's a sad day that we're still talking about this. Oil companies need to get with the program and wean themselves off welfare or go extinct.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 05:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No, that is not what the court decided - that's... 2,148 Views / 138 Replies  
No, that is not what the court decided - that's what the constitution says. If you want to infringe on the right of the people to bear arms, you should change the constitution, it is unambiguous.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 05:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And we come back to the real point here. You're... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
And we come back to the real point here. You're ignoring the facts. You're standing in front a freight train arguing about the economics of freight trains, imagining that that will stop it bearing...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 05:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
OK, let's spell it out: 1. It's taken 20 years... 685 Views / 41 Replies  
OK, let's spell it out:
1. It's taken 20 years of litigation to decide this.
2. Land is no the only thing damaged. Damage to the land is hard to quantify. Ecosystem services are diffuse and hard to...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 03:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You don't know much about this issue, do you?... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
You don't know much about this issue, do you? plug in hybrids, flex fuel vehicle, biodiesel vehicles or all electric vehicles do not necessarily run on carbon, but you knew this already.

We've...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 03:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Right - we're done here. You want to shield your... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
Right - we're done here. You want to shield your children from crap messages like anti-consumerism and health messages about smoking? I think the educated world is wasting it's time with you....
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 03:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why not, BRussell? Have you read the document? 2,148 Views / 138 Replies  
Why not, BRussell? Have you read the document?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 03:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You need to amend the constitution if you want to... 2,148 Views / 138 Replies  
You need to amend the constitution if you want to limit arms possession at all.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 02:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
While you are technically correct, they have... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
While you are technically correct, they have elements which are non-carbon, which was my point. They represent part of the non-carbon economy. When I say that bio-fuels are non-carbon, of course what...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 02:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What's funny is how much marketing of consumerist... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
What's funny is how much marketing of consumerist stuff is accompanying the movie.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
But we could prop up US Corporate Welfare for a... 422 Views / 16 Replies  
But we could prop up US Corporate Welfare for a few more years, couldn't we?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 01:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sublime. Squirm all you want, I'm sorry I'm not... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
Sublime. Squirm all you want, I'm sorry I'm not the straw-man you'd like.

They were prohibited because they were so dangerous to the long term viability of the planet - the same is true of carbon....
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 01:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No, it's alive and well "Adam Smith saw the... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
No, it's alive and well "Adam Smith saw the mercantile system as an enormous conspiracy by manufacturers and merchants against consumers". Pay attention.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 01:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So what do they do about the destruction of the... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
So what do they do about the destruction of the Earth through crass consumerism?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 01:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That is so obviously untrue I don't know where to... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
That is so obviously untrue I don't know where to start. You really don't understand how modern economics work, do you?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can you justify that statement, because I don't... 685 Views / 41 Replies  
Can you justify that statement, because I don't believe that is even remotely true. Aside from the basic fact that full actual damages are never paid, it is impossible and prohibitively expensive to...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 01:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, I like that you responded to a completely ... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
Well, I like that you responded to a completely different point than the one I made. I suggested increasing the cost of fuel by ten cents a month over the course of 10 years - you go off on an...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 01:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What an interesting idea - I wonder what you mean... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
What an interesting idea - I wonder what you mean by 'capitalism'?

Fascinating that you didn't answer the question. Let me spell it out for you: Your idealized kinder-garden version of capitalism...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What an interesting idea - I wonder what you mean... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
What an interesting idea - I wonder what you mean by 'capitalism'?

How interesting - do think this has ever been tried anywhere? Your naivety is touching, if a little disturbing.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Think of teh children VMarks, whatever would... 4,133 Views / 128 Replies  
Think of teh children VMarks, whatever would happen if you didn't indoctrinate your children to be obedient consumer-slaves to corporate amerika? Oh teh tragedy.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, you're in worse shape than I though. Thanks. 1,604 Views / 92 Replies  
Wow, you're in worse shape than I though. Thanks.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Did you read my post above? What's wrong with... 685 Views / 41 Replies  
Did you read my post above? What's wrong with actual damages is that corporations frequently decide that paying them (or usually not paying them, but your assumption was that they would be paid) is...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just so you don't avoid answering the question... 1,604 Views / 92 Replies  
Just so you don't avoid answering the question again, you really believe that?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Alternatives are totally ready. We just need to... 4,241 Views / 343 Replies  
Alternatives are totally ready. We just need to stop subsidizing carbon.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So let me get this right, you really believe that? 1,604 Views / 92 Replies  
So let me get this right, you really believe that?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, it's not absurd, it's a perfectly... 2,148 Views / 138 Replies  
Well, it's not absurd, it's a perfectly reasonable reading of the text, but given that the court ruled on an individual right, what is lame about this is that they still believe the government has a...
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No ****. Fishermen got an average of 15,000 for... 685 Views / 41 Replies  
No ****. Fishermen got an average of 15,000 for their loss of livelihoods, and in the 20 years since Exxon has been litigating, 20% of the claimants have died.
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Interesting idea - how about busting out a copy... 361 Views / 9 Replies  
Interesting idea - how about busting out a copy of the Constitution and filing impeachment papers?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Vote on what? 361 Views / 9 Replies  
Vote on what?
Posted by peeb, on Jun 26, 2008 at 04:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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