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by mythravere
harryanderson
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Thankfully, the anti-science propaganda campaign surrounding man-made climate change seems to have lost some of its effect.

Are you seeing storm clouds on the horizon? Two recent studies suggest that the latest anti-science campaign is following its forerunners--the propaganda campaigns attempting to refute science that tobacco causes cancer, that CFC's caused the hole in the ozone layer, and so on—into oblivion. Global warming denial seems to have climbed to a peak in 2010, and global warming acceptance is now climbing. This bodes well for rational public policy.

 
 

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mythravere

"So you think companies would poison the very water they drink if big brother wouldn't stop them"

They have before and if they could they would.

Heck the companies that drill gas wells and maintain them take an approach of total denial after they have drilled wells in an area and homeowners find out they can light their tap water on fire.

Posted 122 days ago.

mythravere

Put a different way. Do I believe certain companies would dump toxic chemicals etc in the rivers if there was no government telling them that they couldn't?

Yes I do believe that.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

So you base your opinion on conservatives based on a co worker.

No there are lots of sources that inform me.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

"THe point is you rail against the wrong people, you claim the tea party is full of insane racists"

Sorry but I really don't ever hear of reasonable Tea Party folks.

And the no compromise aspect of their agenda puts me off too.

It straight up looks like a do as I say type of situation.

Thats rather dictatorial in nature to me.

I have a problem with that.

Another thing is the Tea Party is anything but grassroots in nature. In fact the opposite is true. It was born from the mind of some very well to do conservatives who have a vested interest in the government stepping out of the way so that they can make more money with no consequences in how they go about making that money.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

"You call us stupid and idiots if we are conservative. But you don't begin to understand what a Conservative is, only what you fear about them based on leftist media"

The thing is that I do not base everything I say on what the media says. I mostly base it on what I have heard and seen with by own ears and eyes.

I have told one conservative coworker my beliefs on religion and it gets me snide remarks. He's still decent to me though but I can tell he doesn't trust me. I hate that. Because contrary to what you may believe I am a trustworthy person and in all honesty how I treat others is how Jesus said to treat others.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

"Stop taking our money to buy votes and bride foreign leaders. AND YOU KNOW they do this."

You tell me who hasn't done that. It'll be a very short list.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

"I say FREE us to do what we want, that is fair. live or die pass or fail, you have control over YOUR Life."

Just so you know. I know you haven't read it but that is the main point of Satanism according to their bible.

Nature abhors of vacuum. Make government small and I fully feel entities will step in and take the power that government had and use it for their own selfish needs.

Without a government to control this nation to the extent in which is does right now corporations will seize that power for themselves.

In fact many moons ago companies had more power than the government.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

I have issues with unions but they did fight for and win a lot for workers in this nation.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

"And yet you vote for these leftist that promise to tax the rich guy."

Uh I have not ever voted. As far as I am concerned none of them are worth a dang.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

All this EPA BS is costing you 4 bucks a gallon to get to work.

No Wall Street speculators are doing that.

Before Bush allowed it to happen only companies who used oil to make products would bet on the oil futures market. Bush allowed speculators to enter the market and the price of gas when through the roof.

In fact back in the summer of 08 60 bucks on a barrel of oil could be attributed to speculators.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

"Why don't you like fiscal responsibility low tax and small govt"

I'll tell you what bothers me about that. The issues we have in this nation. You infrastructure etc. If we don't pay for the upkeep and construction of that who will. More importantly in what way will those who do go after a return on their "investment"

I don't have an issue with low taxes. But we are a big nation with lots of things that needs money to take care of them. Its better if its done by OUR government that some company looking to make a profit.

And a small government I fear won't have the ability to properly govern our nation.

In other words I only believe in state rights to a certain point.

I don't believe each state should essentially be allowed to do whatever it wants. I can see discriminatory actions taking place from that.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

I have no dependents. Believe me if I got an earned income tax credit I wouldn't be ashamed to tell you.

I am not playing any games here. I don't know right off hand what the percentage is.

I mean hello! Bad maths. The only thing I worry about is if I have to pay in.

Which so far in my life I haven't.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

" DONT SEE GET YOUR GUNS"

Come on Tiredofit. Don't Tread on Me?

We know what the method will be and it won't be the of the bloodless type.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

If you can get in a position where your opinion is heard then it makes no difference if you are a leader or not.

You opinion can still influence people.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

"As a matter of fact, with the earned income tax credit, you make money from taxes at the end of the year don't ya"

LOL! Operating on an assumption eh?

Sorry but no. I make too much money to get an earned income tax credit.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

Mississippi Tea Party Chairman Roy Nicholson posted a statement at his group’s website on Friday proclaiming that “the US Supreme Court has joined with the Executive and Legislative branches of the federal government in abandoning the Constitution, the Rule of Law, and with that ruling abandoned the People.”

“The all out oppression of all people has begun,” Nicholson continued. “In such cases submission is treason. Treason against the Constitution and the valid legitimate government of the nation to which we have pledged our allegiance for years. To resist by all means that are right in the eyes of God is not rebellion or insurrection, it is patriotic resistance to invasion. . . . May godly courageous leaders rise up in His wisdom and power to lead us in displacing the criminal invaders.”

Here you go. And he aint the only one.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

"If you think the Govt is full of Christians, you are far more deluded than I thought."

Well you do have a point there.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

Taxed enough. As far as I am concerned all Churches need to be taxed.

I doubt few if any churches are politically inactive.

Want a say then pay your way.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

Oh I am not just talking about religiously inclined insane folks.

I am talking about insurrectionists and the like too.

People who called for armed revolution can not have their head on straight.

Such an act would decimate this country.

Yet somehow you hear that a lot coming from the tea party.

Posted 123 days ago.

mythravere

And in case it escapes you the reason I feel that way is because being an atheist means I am a minority in this nation. I have no representation in government to speak of.

Try that on for size and see how it feels.

You've got lots of people representing you.

And yet you complain something has been taken from you.

I find that hilarious.

Posted 123 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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