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09/11/2001 WE REMEMBER

"Fear is the foundation of most governments." - John Adams

"My family is more important than my party." - Zell Miller


http://www.gtx0.com/read/they-should-raise-the-age-level-for-rated-m-games-from-17-to-18
Read the last three responses. My parents think that LIBERALS try to make everyone be “politically correct”. Remember the “(un)fairness doctrine” passed in late 2008 which forced radio talk shows to be bipartisan and not spin their story the way that they usually do? It suppressed free speech because they wanted everyone to be “politically correct”.

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What is worse? Absolute political correctness or absolute political incorrectness? Only some people will fully understand the question.

Posted May 6th by KnokkelMillennium
KnokkelMillennium

Q misspoke.

Posted May 16th by Brandy
Brandy

What is better, free speech or cemscroship knuckles? Maybe you’ll understand what they mean by “political correctness”. Look at the (in)fairness doctrine that George bush was manipulated to pass as the end of his term thanks to be bunch of left wing democrat congressmen.

Posted May 16th by Weid man
Weid man
 

Lol at the idea of most democrats being particularly if at all left-wing though

What is better, free speech or cemscroship knuckles


Depends. What kind of free speech or censorship are we talking about, and what counts as censorship? Colleges could at least stand to hold better standards for who is allowed to show up and give speeches instead of allowing borderline fascists.

Edited May 16th by KnokkelMillennium
KnokkelMillennium

Nearly all colleges are progressive socialists knuckles, based on what Brocken jr told me.

Posted May 16th by Weid man
Weid man
 

Well Weid either you're exaggerating or he's very wrong. Either way, most colleges actually don't have a say in who speaks there as far as I know
http://college.usatoday.com/2017/04/20/do-controversial-figures-have-a-right-to-speak-at-public-universities/
so this is a problem regardless. And the limited ways they can restrict don't cover everything they should be allowed to restrict. though not even most colleges are "progressive socialist" lol. Weid, if you're telling the truth you need more variety in the people you talk to. This is kind of crazy stuff that you're being told.

Edited May 16th by KnokkelMillennium
KnokkelMillennium

based on what Brocken jr told me.

hmm

Posted May 16th by poptart!
poptart!
 

He says that, yet he cries when people say f the police and the military? It's nothing more than hypocritical conservative nonsense.

Posted May 16th by Jubei
Jubei
 

If being a hypocrite is having a problem with someone insulting or bashing on people who willingly stand up to protect your freedom to be a complete asshat then yes, I am a hypocrite. But something tells me you don’t have the back bone or the fortitude to do anything close to what a police officer or someone in the military does. Grow the fuck up.

Posted Thursday by Q
Q
 

I love our men and women in uniform but protect our freedoms from who exactly? Since Eisenhower (and even well before him) weve used the military to secure our own interest and in recent history to secure the interest of the military industrial complex.

Our government and to equal extentants the u.s. military has done very little to protect our freedoms.

As much as I love and respect you I disagree with your statements.


Heh edit: I read your response wrong. I'm not gonna change mine though.

Edited Thursday by S.o.h.
S.o.h.
 

https://science.howstuffworks.com/army.htm http://news.gallup.com/poll/189503/four-nations-top-greatest-enemy-list.aspx https://www.heritage.org/defense/report/why-the-world-still-needs-americas-military-might
A good example is how the withdrawal of the us military from Iraq and Afghanistan allowed isis to grow and attack other countries including the US and our allies. I trust I don’t not need to elaborate on this.

Posted Thursday by Q
Q
 

You dont.

But Ill counter with this:

if the U.s. Military really cared about our freedoms they would have invaded Saudi Arabia the country that provided the funding, training and ideology for the 9/11 attacks.

Additionally, Isis would not have come into fruition had we never invaded Iraq and had solely operated in Afghanistan.

In addition to invading Saudi Arabia we should have cut our ties with the main supporter of the Taliban (no not the CIA) but Pakistan.

If war was needed the countries we should have engaged were Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Instead we have millions of Iraqis dead, thousands of dead Americans, and various PMC's ranking in the profits while destablizing the region even further.



Posted Thursday by S.O.H.
S.O.H.
 

North Korea (16%), Russia (15%), Iran (14%) and China (12%).

Of these only China is a real threat and to lesser extents Russia.

Even then these countries would crawl through the dirt and launch a plethora of determent efforts to prevent a war with the United states. You are acting like these nations are ready to invade at any given second. The only wildcard threat is North Korea and it seems to me that those defending "freedom" butchered any chance of Peace in the last couple of days.


And if you look at History (with the exception of North Korea) these countries have only engaged us when we pushed them to do it. (Specifically see China entering the Korean War)


Edited Thursday by S.O.H.
S.O.H.
 

But something tells me you don’t have the back bone or the fortitude to do anything close to what a police officer or someone in the military does


Not that I'm part of this conversation but you're right. But I also tend to find that people I know from the military tend to seem broken or mental when they come out of it. Most often, not better people but broken and frankly kind of mental people.

It seems that people idealize going into the military because they believe that it will straighten their life out, but in reality not everyone can take it without cracking and becoming even worse. This is exactly why conscription is fucked up in general and why people need to stop idealizing the military.

Edited Thursday by KnokkelMillennium
KnokkelMillennium

I mean I know like one person who came out the military a better person instead of worse, but I don't think it's healthy to idealize it to the point where you think it can sort out your life. There are better ways.

Posted Thursday by KnokkelMillennium
KnokkelMillennium

I will also like to point out that not every one joins to "fight for freedom" you will find the scum of the earth in any place. Including the United States Military. And I say that with the upmost respect.

Posted Thursday by S.O.H..
S.O.H..
 

“if the U.s. Military really cared about our freedoms they would have invaded Saudi Arabia the country that provided the funding, training and ideology for the 9/11 attacks. ”

Unfortunately it isn’t that simple. The military can only do what it is authorized. The authorization comes from the president, which is probably a good thing or you’ll end up with a military state.

“Additionally, Isis would not have come into fruition had we never invaded Iraq and had solely operated in Afghanistan. ”

I disagree, but that is a discussion for another time.

“Not that I'm part of this conversation but you're right. But I also tend to find that people I know from the military tend to seem broken or mental when they come out of it. Most often, not better people but broken and frankly kind of mental people. ”

First off I welcome anyone’s opinion, including your’s, as long as it is well laid out and explained like you did here.

Second, yes there are people that do come out of the military with severe mental issues. This is a problem that the military is aware of and is trying to address.

“I will also like to point out that not every one joins to "fight for freedom" you will find the scum of the earth in any place. Including the United States Military. And I say that with the upmost respect.“

For sure and I totally agree that there are people who join the army who are not worthy to wear the uniform. They disrespect everything the army stands for. I’ve met people like that, and while I’ve seen plenty get kicked out I’ve also seen many who still manage to stay in and it’s unfortunate but there isn’t much that can be done and this is something that no job or career field is immune to. All I can say is I’ve met some of the best people is the military as well and I strive to be that kind of person. Joining he military may not always give someone he focus or motivation they need in life but for some it can as it did for me. Don’t always judge a group based on the worst offenders or you’ll never see anything as positive.


Posted Thursday by Q
Q
 

including your’s


I uh. Is that supposed to imply something you think about me or are you just making sure it's clear that you're including me?

Second, yes there are people that do come out of the military with severe mental issues. This is a problem that the military is aware of and is trying to address.


Well I'm glad you acknowledge it. Some people I've noticed simply take offense when I point that out.

Posted Thursday by KnokkelMillennium
KnokkelMillennium

“I uh. Is that supposed to imply something you think about me or are you just making sure it's clear that you're including me?”

I’m trying to make sure that even though we have had our differences in the past I still welcome your opinions.

“Some people I've noticed simply take offense when I point that out. ”

Well unfortunately that’s because there are some who refuse to accept it, and those people are slowly being weeded out of the military. It is a slow process but it is happening and issues that have plagued the military is the past are starting to get addressed such as suicide and sexual harassment and assault.

Posted Thursday by Q
Q
 

Weid, please stop trying to be a middle-man for political debates. If I want to make a point to anyone here I'll come and post it myself.

Posted Thursday by Brocken Jr.
Brocken Jr.
 

No, the problem with the world today is confirmation bias. People will only listen to what they want to hear. People want their opinions to be right. People don't want to be wrong. Confirmation bias creates an artificial reality where, if an introduced concept is foreign to a person's opinions, they call it fake, and if an introduced concept confirms that person's opinions, it is then called real, even if it is truthfully not. Biased people will not admit it out loud, but confirmation bias is an assumption that the biased person knows absolutely everything, an assumption that if there is anything that does not make sense to the biased person, they think they have a right to assert that it cannot possibly make sense to anybody, and if the biased person encounters somebody it does make sense to, the biased person will assert a right to call that person insane. To a biased person, logic is the end of reason. If a concept is deemed illogical to a biased person, that person will assert that this concept should be banished from the earth. That is incorrect. Logic is the beginning of reason. Nobody died and put any biased person in charge of what should be logical to all of humanity, though a biased person will certainly act like they have. Biased persons are not capable of self-reflection to the possibility of the existence of personal bias. They only see it in others, and will assert dominance when they see it.

Edited Yesterday Morning by GC/MS
GC/MS
 
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