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    So plugging that back into my example... the $50k...

    So plugging that back into my example... the $50k earner pays 25%, or $12,500. The $2M earner pays 23%, or $460,000.
    In what universe is $12,500 more than $460,000??????

    There is an...
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    I am of the opinion the inventor's intent is...

    but guns and automobiles are both made out of metal. so they are identical :rolleyes: Why is the original thought of an inventor meaningful but the fact they are made out of the same materials not?...
  3. Thread: RussiaGate

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    What would happen if the US dropped a bomb on a...

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    What would happen if the US dropped a bomb on a Russian datacenter and just called it a "Response to a Russian act of war against the US"?
    What would be Russia's move then? Continue...
  4. All of that is true.. yes, I agree. As for...

    There sure were a whole lot of quotes from the complainant regarding how this event was so impactful on her ability to pass her school exams. She brought it up over and over again about how she was...
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    but guns and automobiles are both made out of...

    Anti-gun folk REALLY hate the automobile argument... because it is a strong one.

    with a single gallon of gasoline, I can run over thousands of people. With a single magazine of bullets, I can...
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    What changed for you to go from "I found it...

    I think they were mostly invisible to a lot of us.

    I remember a high school teacher in the mid '70's asking a question about whether we believed that sex should be legal between any two...
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    Anti-gun folk REALLY hate the automobile...

    Anti-gun folk REALLY hate the automobile argument... because it is a strong one.

    with a single gallon of gasoline, I can run over thousands of people. With a single magazine of bullets, I can...
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    Your confusion may be with the difference between...

    Your confusion may be with the difference between tax rates and tax amount.
    Tax rates are the proportion of money received that you pay in taxes, versus what you keep for yourself.
    Tax amount is...
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    It is not evidence of guilt. It is evidence of a...

    It is not evidence of guilt. It is evidence of a lie. The motive for the lie is another thing.

    It is also important to always remember that police lie all the time.. as a matter of course... it...
  10. There sure were a whole lot of quotes from the...

    There sure were a whole lot of quotes from the complainant regarding how this event was so impactful on her ability to pass her school exams. She brought it up over and over again about how she was...
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    You could be talking about Trump if you just...

    You're being disingenuous. Bernie has shifted his views over time as well, but he has never been a Republican, and his current positions are all better than Warren's.[/QUOTE] If he has shifted views...
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    I'm certain that it does not.

    There's a difference between an action that hurts someone else, and one that does not. I suspect we agree on this, but not on the boundary between those conditions.[/QUOTE]



    Pretty sure...
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    Yes, you get the idea... If there is an ACTION...

    It's a perfect response that frame the issue the only way it should be framed, a matter of personal choice where no one has any say on anyone's marriage but their own.

    If you believe marriage is...
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    Neither the rattlesnake, nor the uranium were...

    Neither the rattlesnake, nor the uranium were illegal to possess... believe it or not.
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    or worse... everything is working out just fine,...

    or worse... everything is working out just fine, untill you try and pull it out of your mouth between two fingers... but the paper sticks to your lip so it slides between your fingers, burning them...
  16. The article fast linked starts out saying the...

    The article fast linked starts out saying the phrase "separation of church and state" has no legal basis, and was designed to eliminate Christianity.
    The irony of this is that "Congress shall make...
  17. This.

    This.
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    This is not the expression of an idea. This is...

    Please read the question carefully. Please don't go into the usual wild and nonsensical answers most people here usually do.

    If you understand both English and human deductive logic, it should be...
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    The failure in logic (what makes it illogical) is...

    Thanks for sharing your expertise.
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    The failure in logic (what makes it illogical) is that the conclusion (1=2) does not follow the premise (A=B). A is not equal to 1 when B is equal...
  20. Thread: Jabberwocky

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    This quoted part of the poem speaks of the...

    This quoted part of the poem speaks of the running of the baby turtles during the spawning full moon. Clear as brillig to me. :shrug:

    In boring, modern English:

    It was bright evening, and the...
  21. Thread: Jabberwocky

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    The Jabberwocky is no more "nonsense" than Dr....

    The Jabberwocky is no more "nonsense" than Dr. Seuss or Shel Silverstein... OK, maybe Shel is not even close... but still. It's classic artistic expression with some deep use of onamonapia.
  22. will a 340 km rock passing between the Earth and...

    will a 340 km rock passing between the Earth and our moon do anything bad? Because that is actually happening pretty soon.
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    This.. and much, much more here:...

    This.. and much, much more here: http://mentalfloss.com/amazingfactgenerator
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    Ya, that is what I guess too.. The golden ratio...

    That seems to be talking about the "anthropic principle" - how the environment is "fine-tuned" for us.

    As far as why flowers are pleasing to our eyes, maybe it is due to them having patterns and...
  25. I have a question for you... How do you choose...

    I have a question for you... How do you choose what is a meaningless coincidence and what is a meaningful coincidence... and for that matter, how do you guess what is a coincidence and what is caused?
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