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Forum: USA Politics Today, 07:23 AM
Replies: 817
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Posted By BobTheCoward
I think it was mostly to account for all the...

I think it was mostly to account for all the people that couldn't vote (black people,.women).
Forum: USA Politics Today, 04:14 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 30,048
Posted By BobTheCoward
Getting rid of the states makes as much as sense...

Getting rid of the states makes as much as sense as getting rid of the countries of the EU.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
The US government has had campaigns to destroy...

The US government has had campaigns to destroy things like parasites regardless if a person wanted it


ETA: viruses are parasites

ETA2: except for COVID unfortunately.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
If it is a parasite, then it seems the government...

If it is a parasite, then it seems the government could mandate abortions as part of a public health initiative.
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
Unhappy In the case of the Kansas amendment, it would...

In the case of the Kansas amendment, it would seem that those who oppose abortion wouldn't have to compromise. It seems there is some cores of people that favor restrictions on abortion, but want...
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
Thank you for the reply My question is along...

Thank you for the reply

My question is along the lines of why does group C think that is appropriate. Group A thinks their position is correct because they view it as a woman's right and just a...
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
I appreciate your spoiler tag. I can definitely...

I appreciate your spoiler tag. I can definitely see it. Does that have any moral implications to those on the pro choice allying with them and influencing them to shoot down abortion bans?
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
That is not comparable to the position I...

That is not comparable to the position I described...which was abortions are murder and abortions are a medical procedure.

For someone with the position you'd describe....what do they think of...
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
Does it have a description?

Does it have a description?
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 05:30 AM
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Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
I think we need to back up for a sec and look at...

I think we need to back up for a sec and look at the principle underlying that...

That seems dependent on there being some position that isn't "abortion is murder" and "abortion is a medical...
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
Can someone explain the rape and incest people...

Can someone explain the rape and incest people that make up so much of the electorate?

I understand the abortion is murder crowd....nothing about rape or incest would justify murdering a third...
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 30,048
Posted By BobTheCoward
Are they any closer to putting together...

Are they any closer to putting together legislation that was the whole legislative purpose for these subpoenas? People seem happy they are out there finding the the truth, but it isn't clear that...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th August 2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
It would be probably be the fastest resolution to...

It would be probably be the fastest resolution to the conflict with the fewest lives lost. Probably far less than the US attacking Russian forces
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th August 2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
There would be ways to increase stability and...

There would be ways to increase stability and bring an end to the conflict. For example, the US could provide Russia with air support and strike at targets deep into Ukrainian territory.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th August 2022, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th August 2022, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
Ones where we are wrong about conditions in...

Ones where we are wrong about conditions in Ukraine and relative costs of future lives lost versus stability now.

It seems your question answers itself... conditions favorable to peace are the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th August 2022, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
Could be

Could be
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th August 2022, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
pro Russian Lebanese? Is Lebanon particularly pro...

pro Russian Lebanese? Is Lebanon particularly pro Russian or is it just this outlet? I hadn't heard if they were an ally
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 3rd August 2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
There is no need to rebuild. The French helping...

There is no need to rebuild. The French helping out the colonists wasn't about advancing freedom, but advancing national interest. Almost all foreign aid is serving national interest, and it is on a...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
I don't think it is a BS question. If your view...

I don't think it is a BS question. If your view is that it should be done for the sake of human need, then that is your value judgement. But your post also isn't clear of the future Russian activity...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
Do you want the West to provide aid as an act of...

Do you want the West to provide aid as an act of charity, or do you think it advances Western domestic interests?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
A spent athlete is still going to outperform...

A spent athlete is still going to outperform me.in a sporting contest
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 1st August 2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 922
Posted By BobTheCoward
Is there evidence that they let them?

Is there evidence that they let them?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st July 2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
Yes

Yes
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st July 2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
Is Ukraine denying it?

Is Ukraine denying it?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st July 2022, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 91,090
Posted By BobTheCoward
What is up with reports that Ukraine is placing...

What is up with reports that Ukraine is placing mines in cities?
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,186
Posted By BobTheCoward
This argument that somehow politicians are more...

This argument that somehow politicians are more conservative
...are you sure you are not just measuring age?
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,998
Posted By BobTheCoward
But I can't purchase materials to make a sign...

But I can't purchase materials to make a sign stating who I think others to vote.for.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,998
Posted By BobTheCoward
I don't think protestors who make and hand out...

I don't think protestors who make and hand out political signs at a protest think they are using private money to dominate.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,186
Posted By BobTheCoward
It is just a matter of more complicated math and...

It is just a matter of more complicated math and many more variables. I wonder what that middle compromise looks like and how big it actually is.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,998
Posted By BobTheCoward
Okay, yeah,your ideas amount to rendering the...

Okay, yeah,your ideas amount to rendering the concept in most of the western world of political free speech as non existent.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,186
Posted By BobTheCoward
How well do you think a third party would do if...

How well do you think a third party would do if the platform was just the highest rated polled position on every issue?
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,998
Posted By BobTheCoward
....can I write my thoughts on a candidate on my...

....can I write my thoughts on a candidate on my computer, and print out multiple copies? That costs money. That is using private money to amplify my voice.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,998
Posted By BobTheCoward
And then is just a system that doesnt recognize...

And then is just a system that doesnt recognize free speech?
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,186
Posted By BobTheCoward
There are. There are straight up communists in...

There are. There are straight up communists in this country.
Forum: USA Politics 28th July 2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
I think an implied element that isn't well...

I think an implied element that isn't well articulated is that all health decisions by someone close to you affect you. But people talk about like this one particular health decision is somehow...
Forum: USA Politics 28th July 2022, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
Why?

Why?
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,998
Posted By BobTheCoward
?? Where did I say anything about wanting to...

?? Where did I say anything about wanting to eliminate speech??
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,555
Posted By BobTheCoward
I said I don't see a moral duty here in agreement...

I said I don't see a moral duty here in agreement with you (while pointing out that I disagree that them being mean to liberals is an issue). It is like a concurring opinion.
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,555
Posted By BobTheCoward
I'm perfectly happy to do something morally right...

I'm perfectly happy to do something morally right that will lead to an immoral person hurting me..No good deed goes unpunished..But I don't see a moral duty here.
Forum: USA Politics 26th July 2022, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 36,362
Posted By BobTheCoward
Best medical practice has always sat below the...

Best medical practice has always sat below the law. It is why you can't sue a doctor even when you can reasonably argue best medical practice would have been to violate FDA regulation (or any other...
Forum: USA Politics 26th July 2022, 04:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,998
Posted By BobTheCoward
I think that is a better question for you. Your...

I think that is a better question for you. Your interests in democracy seem utilitarian. If so, you would be the first to ditch democracy when it starts inconveniently generating more harm than good...
Forum: USA Politics 26th July 2022, 04:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,998
Posted By BobTheCoward
I think this approach to the problem is...

I think this approach to the problem is fundamentally immoral.
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By BobTheCoward
Why is that stupid? If one does not assign worth...

Why is that stupid? If one does not assign worth to a substantive definition of coercion, but merely a procedural one, why is that stupid?
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By BobTheCoward
This is correct.

This is correct.
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By BobTheCoward
.....or be a deontologist

.....or be a deontologist
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By BobTheCoward
It is only silly if you are a consequentialist

It is only silly if you are a consequentialist
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,998
Posted By BobTheCoward
But where is the line? Can people canvas for a...

But where is the line? Can people canvas for a candidate? What if a candidate has way better canvassers than another candidate?
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By BobTheCoward
AFAIK, libertarians are fine with this

AFAIK, libertarians are fine with this
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By BobTheCoward
Seems like the pretty normal conclusion.

Seems like the pretty normal conclusion.
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