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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Ok, since this line of reasoning is irrelevant let's assume his employer is ok with it (though it could just as easily been his cart, not sure how you would know that it wasn't)

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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Sure.

    Beyond, of course, what might be considered out of place or unusual. For example, if I were walking down the street and a body was lying across the sidewalk I would take notice of that as...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    So, as a conservative you don't like to understand people? (in this instance) Are you saying that you're not even curious as to why people may act differently than you? That you shouldn't have to?...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Like I said, it's complicated and not easy to define. I don't agree with you definitions and I've given examples.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    When did I claim that?

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    Look at the last line. It's not hard to figure out from there how my views...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    I have been. Take my last answer in post 296 for example.

    You define things in sound bites. I get it, that works especially well for your base.

    Reality is that it is more nuanced than that.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Are you suggesting they don't?
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Believe what you like. My original point is still valid.

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    How so? See Great Britain.

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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    That you only focused on the "socialism" part. It's not surprising as that's how talk radio teaches it. You left out the more important part, however, authoritarian ultra-nationalism.

    I said I'd...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    That happens in both public and private sectors.

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    You're truncated definition of fascism is telling.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    People's attitudes are different in all types of jobs. That's just a hasty generalization.

    "Probably something along the line of "but the private sector can do it better" or some variant." So...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Sure, I'll even break it down into two categories:

    1) Where we spend too much: Not allowing the government to negotiate (and therefore lower) drug prices under Medicare Part D.

    2) Where we...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Easy enough to fix, here's the transcript:

    "three things that the government's does more efficiently than the private sector I want to continue on this riff that I started with the in the first...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    So do have an example of anything which your supposed mandate prohibits. I'll help. The states are responsible for implementing an educational system, yet somehow we have a Department of Education...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    You'll have to point to where in the constitution such things are prohibited. Exploration of outer space, NASA, for example, is not mentioned in the constitution. Show how that is prohibited.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    This isn't a reasonable request. It's a dog whistle campaign slogan. He's been given far more reasonable offers.

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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    More like a sign as to how our government was designed...correctly I would add.

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    No.

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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    How to go about it, yes.

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    That doesn't mean the functions aren't critical.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Such as? You mean like a janitor or a retail employee at a museum gift shop? All work has dignity and to deny that for political purposes is disrespectful. For there is no disagreement over border...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Again, You said "They are all giveaways to government official contractor friends!"

    You have to support ALL or retract your statement as a hasty generalization.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Then can we have the support please?

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    You asked.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    You said "They are all giveaways to government official contractor friends!"

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    Let's start with some...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Aww, your anecdote is cute. You can support the above I'm sure.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Is this another government project or just a giveaway to Trump contractor friends?
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Absolutely.

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    Without support the comment is considered retracted. Please don't use it again.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Possibly, I'd like to see something a little more scientific. Since it is volunteer based and many people do and say plenty to get along in their jobs.
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    hmmm, they admit problems with those studies. That, added to the recruitment bias, tends to discredit the "conservatives love their country more, see? They are more likely to serve in uniform"...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Are you saying that liberals espouse a belief in a divinely ordained headman with supreme power such as Imperial Japan, The Furer, King of England, etc. etc.?

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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Who's raising healthcare costs? Who sets those rates? Oh, yeah, that'd be the for profit insurance companies and hospitals.

    And indebted several trillion dollars? Hellooo, that's all the...
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    Re: Mind Trapped By: Gov shut down, bad in what way?

    Liberal ideology, certainly. How about liberal leaders, FDR, Lincoln. Is the democratic party advocating for nullification? I don't think so. Lincoln created the land grant colleges...SOCIALISM! ...
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