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Question: Which statement do you agree with more?
Better dead than red   -18 (34%)
Better red than dead   -35 (66%)
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« on: February 14, 2012, 07:52:32 am »
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We will immediately repeal and replace ObamaCare - and nobody can do that like me. We will save $'s and have much better healthcare!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 9, 2016

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Obama's complaints about Republicans stopping his agenda are BS since he had full control for two years. He can never take responsibility.

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 26, 2012
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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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“To oppose something is to maintain it.
They say here "all roads lead to Mishnory." To be sure, if you turn your back on Mishnory and walk away from it, you are still on the Mishnory road. To oppose vulgarity is inevitably to be vulgar. You must go somewhere else; you must have another goal; then you walk in a different road.”
― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness
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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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7.35, 3.65

« Les plus nobles principes du monde ne valent que par l’action.  » - Charles de Gaulle



"Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard." - H.L. Mencken
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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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"Now let me be clear...I...I...um...uh...now let me be clear.  I strongly condemn the affirmative in the strongest possible terms, and I am closely monitoring their arguments.  Let me be clear on this."
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« Reply #10 on: February 14, 2012, 08:39:56 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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I'm finally seeing them! September 16.

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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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Professor Nathan. A shameless agrarian collectivist with no respect for private property or individual rights. Can you really trust him?

Yeah that's right, I said Siam. Why don't you go tell Pedro Martinez
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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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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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I'm finally seeing them! September 16.

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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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The essence of democracy at its purest is a lynch mob

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« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2012, 03:24:30 am »
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“To oppose something is to maintain it.
They say here "all roads lead to Mishnory." To be sure, if you turn your back on Mishnory and walk away from it, you are still on the Mishnory road. To oppose vulgarity is inevitably to be vulgar. You must go somewhere else; you must have another goal; then you walk in a different road.”
― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness
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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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“To oppose something is to maintain it.
They say here "all roads lead to Mishnory." To be sure, if you turn your back on Mishnory and walk away from it, you are still on the Mishnory road. To oppose vulgarity is inevitably to be vulgar. You must go somewhere else; you must have another goal; then you walk in a different road.”
― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness
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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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Our numbers are dwindling. Our words are confused.
Some of them have been twisted by the enemy
until they can no longer be recognized.

Now what is wrong, or false, in what we have said?
Just some parts, or everything?
On whom can we still rely? Are we survivors, cast
away by the current? Will we be left behind,
no longer understanding anyone and being understood by no one?
Must we rely on luck?

This is what you ask. Expect
no answer but your own.


Bertolt Brecht
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