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Question: Which statement do you agree with more?
Better dead than red   -18 (34.6%)
Better red than dead   -34 (65.4%)
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Lyndon Bane Johnson
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« on: February 14, 2012, 07:52:32 am »
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2012, 08:23:33 am »
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I'd rather fight dying to get out of tyranny than live under it....but that's easy to say where I'm sitting.  



But I'm still saying it.
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I believe the simple truth is that they became somewhat alarmed when they realized that I really meant to write what I believed. There is a peculiar parallel between some of our great Northern "liberals" and some of our outstanding Southern liberals.

Some of the people in both classes share the deep-seated convictions that only their convictions can possibly be the right ones. They both inevitably say the same thing: "We know the Negro and what is best for him."
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« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2012, 11:12:10 am »
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Better red than dead.

Far better.
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2012, 12:27:11 pm »
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Better red than blue, nevermind dead.
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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2012, 05:48:56 pm »
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Better red than dead. Actually, any colour seems quite a bit better to me than dead.
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« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2012, 05:51:56 pm »
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I'd rather fight dying to get out of tyranny than live under it....but that's easy to say where I'm sitting.  



But I'm still saying it.

This.
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« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2012, 07:13:29 pm »
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I'd rather fight dying to get out of tyranny than live under it....but that's easy to say where I'm sitting.  



But I'm still saying it.

This.
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« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2012, 07:33:11 pm »
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« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2012, 08:04:45 pm »
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I'd rather fight dying to get out of tyranny than live under it....but that's easy to say where I'm sitting.  



But I'm still saying it.

This.
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« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2012, 08:38:35 pm »
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I'd rather fight dying to get out of tyranny than live under it....but that's easy to say where I'm sitting.  



But I'm still saying it.

This.
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« Reply #10 on: February 14, 2012, 08:39:56 pm »
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« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2012, 11:27:19 pm »
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This raises a point of interest for me. Is the poll about whether the responder thinks society would be better off if all of its socialist and communist members were either gone or purged by the state, whether the responder would voluntarily become co-opted into a communist or socialist party that dominates a repressive political culture, both of them to see which outcome one would feel more averse to, or... ? My post reflects the opinion I would have in the former-most case, but if it were the second interpretation I would probably feel inclined to agree with the posters who are quoted.
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« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2012, 11:28:47 pm »
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I choose life.
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« Reply #13 on: February 14, 2012, 11:37:22 pm »

I choose life.

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« Reply #14 on: February 15, 2012, 01:29:17 am »
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What is my username?
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« Reply #15 on: February 15, 2012, 01:33:45 am »
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Huh, I never realized what it stood for.
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A shameless agrarian collectivist with no respect for private property or individual rights.

I didn't really read it, tbh.
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« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2012, 01:34:33 am »
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What is my username?

Something incomprehensible that you strung together, like usual.
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« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2012, 07:03:49 am »
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What is my username?

That's what it is?
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« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2012, 09:51:45 am »
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What is my username?

Something incomprehensible that you strung together, like usual.

No that's my display name, and I didn't make it up. I liked it because it's actually an actual work: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuxálk_language#Syllables
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« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2012, 05:57:59 pm »
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What is my username?

For some reason, your username reminds me of this game:

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« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2012, 03:22:53 am »
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I'd rather fight dying to get out of tyranny than live under it....but that's easy to say where I'm sitting.  

But I'm still saying it.

Dude, you're living under tyranny and you just don't realize it. 
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« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2012, 03:24:30 am »
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I believe the simple truth is that they became somewhat alarmed when they realized that I really meant to write what I believed. There is a peculiar parallel between some of our great Northern "liberals" and some of our outstanding Southern liberals.

Some of the people in both classes share the deep-seated convictions that only their convictions can possibly be the right ones. They both inevitably say the same thing: "We know the Negro and what is best for him."
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« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2012, 03:42:58 am »
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You've internalized the system and you're ready to scoff at anyone questioning it.  Anyway, you'll just work till you die just like under the 'reds' - what's the diff?
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« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2012, 06:38:03 am »
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I believe the simple truth is that they became somewhat alarmed when they realized that I really meant to write what I believed. There is a peculiar parallel between some of our great Northern "liberals" and some of our outstanding Southern liberals.

Some of the people in both classes share the deep-seated convictions that only their convictions can possibly be the right ones. They both inevitably say the same thing: "We know the Negro and what is best for him."
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« Reply #24 on: February 16, 2012, 11:08:54 am »
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99% of those who say this are deluded.
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