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    Perhaps I am right in what I said, and you are...

    It's not a strawman. Plenty of people are proposing taking away over 99% of their wealth -- Bilby, for instance -- and LP's point remains whether it's 99% or 100%.[/QUOTE]

    99% of a billion...
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    That’s correct. Real Americans believe in democracy.[/QUOTE]

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    GOOD. Why the fuck would you expect me to see...

    99% of a billion dollars taken in tax leaves them with only $10,000,000.

    I can see how that's an awful impost that leaves someone at genuine risk of starvation, homelessness, and destitution.
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    There was bugger all evidence of competition...

    Government is at least as efficient as private industry, when adjusted for scale.

    Corporations with similar sizes to government entities are similarly inefficient.

    The big corporations don't...
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    The coal lobby here is enormously powerful. So it...

    Looking at this from the cynical perspective of the American legislative process, I have to wonder if lobbying by the coal industry had anything to do with it...[/QUOTE]
    The coal lobby here is...
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    For the third time: ...

    I’m not convinced but go ahead, provide the evidence that wearing a mask “stops the spread”.[/QUOTE]

    For the third time:





    https://www.pnas.org/content/118/4/e2014564118
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    There are no nuclear plants in Australia because...

    There are no nuclear plants in Australia because of a political deal done by the Liberal/National party coalition with the Green and Democrat parties to make nuclear power illegal, in exchange for...
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    99% of a billion dollars taken in tax leaves them...

    Nobody is proposing taking away all their wealth. Why do you keep trotting out that stupid straw man?[/QUOTE]
    It's not a strawman. Plenty of people are proposing taking away over 99% of their...
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    If minimising risk in electricity generation is...

    Just a reminder that battery technology is not all unicorns and fairy dust.[/QUOTE]

    Yes. My comment is about making a case against renewables and EV on the basis that it has its on set of issues....
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    Government is at least as efficient as private...

    Maybe. Would the workers get bathroom breaks?[/QUOTE]

    Oh, come on. When has government ever created something with high efficiency?[/QUOTE]

    Government is at least as efficient as private...
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    Queensland cops: 34672

    Well nobody is going to believe that. It's Victorian cops who are trigger happy. NSW cops are simply corrupt and keep all the drugs for themselves (I know, I'm showing my age here)[/QUOTE]
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    I did at one time have a T-shirt with a mallard...

    Well nobody is going to believe that. It's Victorian cops who are trigger happy. NSW cops are simply corrupt and keep all the drugs for themselves (I know, I'm showing my age here)[/QUOTE]

    I did...
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    The UK tabloids have a long and inglorious...

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9846939/Soldiers-sent-enforce-lockdown-Sydney.html[/QUOTE]

    So let's see if I've got this correct:

    Despite the fact the every medical community across...
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    923 people have died from Covid in Australia....

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9846939/Soldiers-sent-enforce-lockdown-Sydney.html[/QUOTE]

    923 people have died from Covid in Australia. That's fewer than 36 deaths per million people.
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    Well that's even more un-American.

    I don't have any guns.[/QUOTE]

    Well that's even more un-American.
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    Well that response is just un-American. You...

    Someone came to my door and asked me that they would be meeting my baseball bat.[/QUOTE]

    Well that response is just un-American.

    You should shoot them.
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    Only two of six have much of a problem; And...

    I would contend that only about half the states recognize that there is a problem.[/QUOTE]

    Only two of six have much of a problem; And that's because all six, and the two mainland territories,...
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    Which is because you're American. In America,...

    I'm not sure what you think is a problem here; Most British houses have tiled roofs, and the test is aimed at and written for British people.

    They probably couldn't care less about picky...
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    Our federal government is currently led by a...

    I've wondered about that. How come Australia sucks so much when it comes to getting their people vaccinated? It's hardly a question of money. Australia is not a poor country.[/QUOTE]

    Our federal...
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    Humanity does though. It's not a pretence. ...

    Reality doesn't have the concept "fair".[/quote]
    Humanity does though.
    It's not a pretence.

    Everyone - worker or not - should be provided with enough to survive.

    There's no physical law...
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    During the Cold War, both sides leaked...

    I don't know much (anything) about creating quantum vacuums, but it doesn't sound like stuff that someone could undertake in their garage. Nor does this sound like something for which an enterprising...
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    My informal review of a range of such utterences...

    My informal review of a range of such utterences suggests that the main problems that nationalists have with athletes is that they are too young, and not bigoted enough.
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