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  1. So we're seeing the libertarian plan in action in...

    So we're seeing the libertarian plan in action in the US?
  2. Libertarianism works perfectly. Just not with...

    Libertarianism works perfectly. Just not with humans.
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    I know exactly what you mean, and that's a great...

    I know exactly what you mean, and that's a great idea: The government should make college free, and they should pay students an allowance to cover their living expenses and materials.

    (including...
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    Just "markets". The markets for most goods and...

    Just "markets". The markets for most goods and services are not "free"; they are variously subject to tariffs, taxation, regulations, price floors and ceilings, subsidies etc. These constraints exist...
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    Write-ins.[/QUOTE]

    Left-outs
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    I think that we're heading towards prohibition of...

    I think that we're heading towards prohibition of smoking tobacco in public, rather than prohibition on tobacco altogether. Or put another way, we're heading towards a ban on emitting carcinogenic...
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    This is your opportunity to show up at work in a...

    This is your opportunity to show up at work in a hazmat suit. But for a good reason, this time.
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    "I'm obsessed with AOC."

    "I'm obsessed with AOC."
  9. I think laughing dog has already explained,...

    I think laughing dog has already explained, several times, that there's a difference between government debt and business/personal debt, but there's a couple more differences that bear emphasis.
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  10. I'm not sure what explanation you were looking...

    I'm not sure what explanation you were looking for, but the paper does explain that a Y/W chromosome does not do as good a job of masking harmful mutations on the other sex chromosome.



    The...
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    This is precisely what is going on, and it shows...

    This is precisely what is going on, and it shows what happens when trashy TV news programs are more interested in sowing fear and outrage than they are in informing people.

    It's also a...
  12. Because it pays more than basic. Basic puts...

    The same sorts of people that are doing it now.[/QUOTE]

    But why would they?[/QUOTE]

    Because it pays more than basic.

    Basic puts food on the table, but a job pays for dining out.
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    The Islamist masterminds behind this operation...

    The Islamist masterminds behind this operation must be pretty disappointed with their progress in recent years. The conquest was doing quite well in 2015 and then it just died in the ass.
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    There you go: You have to resort to an alternate...

    There you go: You have to resort to an alternate history hypothetical to try and convince me that boat people were something to worry about. It isn't going to work, because I'm not some xenophobic...
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    LOL, you wouldn't be so scared of them if they...

    LOL, you wouldn't be so scared of them if they were white.



    Actually, the boats were never much of a problem, relatively speaking. If I were some xenophobic Henny Penny, I would be more...
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    I occasionally drop in on another forum where his...

    I occasionally drop in on another forum where his supporters praise his honesty (he tells it like it is) integrity (draining the swamp), selflessness (sacrificing the time he would be spending on his...
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    Sorry, I think my info was a bit out of date. It...

    Have you checked the stock market lately? If DJIA drops another 700 points today (as futures predict at the moment) it will be just a hair below its level in November 2018. Growth has slowed, job...
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    "It's only 'shooting the messenger' if the...

    "It's only 'shooting the messenger' if the messenger is a climate scientist. Meanwhile, let me present this historian's opinion on climate science."
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    I don't think the war on drugs was intended to...

    Medical costs are already high. Medical costs are so high that people can't afford proper medical care for chronic and severe pain. It's much cheaper and easier for a doctor to give their patient a...
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    The US economy is doing pretty well right now,...

    The US economy is doing pretty well right now, although Covid-19 might change that. If it stays strong until November, it might get some more people to vote for Trump.
  21. I used to vote below the line when we were only...

    I used to vote below the line when we were only allowed to number a single box above the line. I planned my votes in a spreadsheet and took a printout so I didn't make any mistakes. (So civic, very...
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    Medical costs are already high. Medical costs are...

    Medical costs are already high. Medical costs are so high that people can't afford proper medical care for chronic and severe pain. It's much cheaper and easier for a doctor to give their patient a...
  23. Does anyone actually have the power to do that? ...

    Does anyone actually have the power to do that?

    Now that Congress has discovered this fraud, what's the next step? Report them to the FBI? Charge them in a federal court for federal crimes? Ain't...
  24. Whenever someone claims that businesses will hire...

    Whenever someone claims that businesses will hire more people if government lowers their taxes, a question immediately springs to mind: "why would the business wait for a tax cut?"


    Imagine for a...
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    These two are both corporatism, although it...

    These two are both corporatism, although it certainly seems accurate to describe the former as fascist corporatism.

    Regulation and protection are two sides of the same coin: the government...
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