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Advocating for limited government and having less of our earnings confiscated=civil war. Thanks for clearing that up. I shouldn't be surprised - no less a personage than the Plagiarist In Chief says my tea party leanings make me a terrorist. You're just regurgitating the same spew, which makes you a prevaricator and a liar.
These liberal straw men are really very tiresome. Who's agitating for "civil war", Chris? That's a rhetorical question I don't expect you to answer, since you invented that assertion out of whole cloth and ascribed it to people who have never expressed it - a tactic I'm tempted to lambaste as childish, except that it would be unfair to children.
That's gonna be on helluva hangover.
An excellent point; likely to be lost upon crusaders among us. I too have not watched the movie. Chances are I will, once it's available online. In the meantime, I've downloaded the Kindle edition of the book and plan to read it during my flight to Hawaii in the fall.
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Liz: Reading comprehension is evidently a bit of a challenge for you, so let's see if we can't dumb it down and make it more understandable. Tim Keenan has excoriated - more than once - other parties to this discussion for asserting that "the US has always been the good guy no matter what it has done." Problem is, Tim has invented that position out of whole cloth and ascribed to people who have never expressed it. He's lied about us, in other words. That you have absolutely no problem with that kind of malfeasance says more about you than you realize.
You think calling Tim childish was nasty? Well, get a load of this: he's a liar as well.
And then there's this, from you: "And I find it highly unlikely that the writer of this letter went to a movie like America with no idea what to expect." In other words, Ms. Makens' is a liar and her letter is not to be believed. Goodness - a "...nasty personal attack on people you don't know in an online forum." Hypocrite much?
Liz Cecil and Tim Keenan - sanctimony, wrapped in arrogance, surrounded by hypocrisy.
Incidentally, I went to Avatar "not knowing what to expect." I have no idea what that says about me, nor what Liz Cecil believes it says about Ms. Makens. Perhaps it's something only the sanctimonious liberal can understand.
I took my nephew to see Avatar, once upon a time. Thought it was the stupidest movie I'd ever seen, and said so to my friends and associates whenever the subject came up. Shared that opinion in an online forum too, as I recall. I would never have considered weighing in without having seen the film. That, to me, would have been childish. That you find that perspective to be "nasty" and "scary (lol)" only confirms your childishness. Thanks for making my point.
I'm not sure how to suggest you deal with your fear of me and Hartless. Call someone and have a good cry, perhaps. I'll be biking Mad Creek at dawn. Be sure to stay away. We wouldn't want you to risk an encounter with someone so nasty and scary.
Keep trotting out your asinine canard, Tim. You're good at it. I know I'm spitting into wind here, but I'll do it anyway and wipe myself off afterwards: who is asserting that "the US has always been the good guy no matter what it has done"? The answer is no one. But you keep setting up that pathetic straw man because you evidently believe knocking it down shows that you're perceptive or heroic something.
In reality,you're neither. Childish would be a more accurate label. The US ended slavery. 'Bbbut segregation! Jim Crow!' wails Tim. The US led the west to victory in the Cold War. 'Bbbut racism! Imperialism! Iran/Contra!' comes the rant.
No nation on earth can claim to be without behavior in its past that it regrets in the present. If past transgression is the calculus for a present day evaluation, then every human being on earth is a miscreant.
Glad to see my post elicited a 'wow' from you. Your reply, not so much. Particularly your non-response to my final graph. I can't say as I blame you - acknowledging one's own demagoguery & hypocrisy is rarely a self esteem builder. So much easier to double down, and copy & paste all the childish straw men the internet can provide. One doesn't even have to be original.
Incidentally, did you know my tea party leanings make me a racist? I've seen it online so it must be true. Oh, and I'm a terrorist too. So saith the Plagiarist In Chief.
The American left is so... thoughtful.
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