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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,633
Posted By Venom
I think many disaffected (would-be) Democrats...

I think many disaffected (would-be) Democrats look at the party leadership and see a weak group bombarded by Radical Right propaganda and beholden to corporate interests and for once just want a...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,633
Posted By Venom
I'm saying at the very least I want to see...

I'm saying at the very least I want to see Democrats blast the airwaves with these talking points with the same fanatical enthusiasm that Republicans have when they kiss Trump's ass to stay electable.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,633
Posted By Venom
And yet the Democrats can't seem to communicate...

And yet the Democrats can't seem to communicate these facts to the public very effectively. Wonder why. I'm not fond of the childish nicknames, but "Sleepy Joe" sticks for a reason.
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,566
Posted By Venom
No conspiracy necessary, just a collective bias...

No conspiracy necessary, just a collective bias that's highly charitable to good ol' white folk who are "fighting for what they believe in" by carrying out terrorist acts.

And there's plenty of...
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 29,755
Posted By Venom
It only counts if these "wins" are communicated...

It only counts if these "wins" are communicated properly to the public.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By Venom
I'd rather have a socialist in office than a...

I'd rather have a socialist in office than a dictator. (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=342021)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By Venom
A standard liberal more or less.

A standard liberal more or less.
Forum: USA Politics 11th August 2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 28,543
Posted By Venom
The excuse that law enforcement has "gone rogue"...

The excuse that law enforcement has "gone rogue" and is serving interests other than those the rebels want has already been set.
Forum: USA Politics 11th August 2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,633
Posted By Venom
I can't recall any progressive here who hates...

I can't recall any progressive here who hates mainstream liberals more than Republicans or their opponents enemies in the far-right.

When confronted with their biggest political opponent on paper,...
Forum: USA Politics 11th August 2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,566
Posted By Venom
Imagine if we pursued and publicized these...

Imagine if we pursued and publicized these incidents as much as we do foreign terrorists who threaten Americans.
Forum: USA Politics 10th August 2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,633
Posted By Venom
I see self styled moderates pushing back. I would...

I see self styled moderates pushing back. I would modify your post a bit and use "neutrality" in place of centrism. Being neutral is the coward's way under the political conditions we see today. An...
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,633
Posted By Venom
:dl: Yang and Gabbard always do this very...

:dl: Yang and Gabbard always do this very concerned routine whenever a Republican is the target. If a Democrat experienced this after inciting an insurrection a year earlier no doubt they'd be all...
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 28,543
Posted By Venom
Some people seem to have no problem with anything...

Some people seem to have no problem with anything that hurts the liberal order. Even if that means defending a man who once encouraged war crimes, something they'd otherwise remember to remind us...
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 28,543
Posted By Venom
Oh man... Part of me wants that to happen to see...

Oh man... Part of me wants that to happen to see MAGA heads explode, but it's likely some could go full blown terrorist mode seeing their prophet in cuffs.
Forum: USA Politics 6th August 2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 11,998
Posted By Venom
TBH the Republican party is slipping away from...

TBH the Republican party is slipping away from liberal democracy itself.

If they're willing to align themselves with the insurrectionist in chief, who seems to be prepared for an even more vicious...
Forum: Trials and Errors 6th August 2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 53,950
Posted By Venom
This. McMichael may be the type to live by...

This.

McMichael may be the type to live by the sword so to speak but I'm not fond of lynch mobs being disposed of by lynch mobs. And the prison mob isn't exactly carefully selective of who lives...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th August 2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 789
Posted By Venom
Repurposing abandoned coal mines and quarries on...

Repurposing abandoned coal mines and quarries on already permitted land for pumped storage hydropower.

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Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 03:13 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 11,998
Posted By Venom
You know your party has gone rogue when enabling...

You know your party has gone rogue when enabling Trump's Big Lie is a requirement for the base to consider voting for you.
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,890
Views: 95,790
Posted By Venom
Honestly, this man has to be stopped. IDK how but...

Honestly, this man has to be stopped. IDK how but I would be okay with underhanded means. That's the game of the Radical Right now. Trump probably won't be held accountable in any way that matters...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,451
Posted By Venom
? There is no evidence of pre-Columbian...

?

There is no evidence of pre-Columbian transatlantic voyage from Africa to South America.

As for "genes" of the locals, you sure that isn't recent sub-Saharan ancestry from early modern times?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,818
Posted By Venom
This can be seen in the Old Testament in...

This can be seen in the Old Testament in particular, where "God" is portrayed as just a very powerful man, like the writers' Greek, Egyptian, and Near Eastern neighbors portrayed the gods.


...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,054
Posted By Venom
They won't be able to deal with it in their time...

They won't be able to deal with it in their time because it will be too late. It's a unique problem that challenges our willingness to sacrifice for future benefit because the timescales involved...
Forum: USA Politics 1st August 2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,476
Posted By Venom
:dl: Republicans: *crickets*

:dl:

Republicans: *crickets*
Forum: USA Politics 31st July 2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 794
Posted By Venom
Just one big non-sequitur. You should be...

Just one big non-sequitur. You should be embarrassed for linking that nonsense.

Meanwhile, Speed at which world’s glaciers are melting has doubled in 20 years...
Forum: USA Politics 30th July 2022, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 794
Posted By Venom
So when does global warming denial become mainstream partisan?

To clarify, I mean denied essentially out of spite and partisan fealty as is trendy today, the way people have created their own facts about vaccines and elections, digging up conspiracy theorist...
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 05:46 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,633
Posted By Venom
I'd be glad to see these pretend moderates admit...

I'd be glad to see these pretend moderates admit just once that the GOP has gone stark raving mad. But they don't. They seem terrified of criticizing the right, because they know they have to reel...
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,633
Posted By Venom
Yawn. Until these knuckleheads acknowledge how...

Yawn. Until these knuckleheads acknowledge how far the Radical Right has gone at least once, don't wanna hear that both sides ********.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th July 2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 6,238
Posted By Venom
"Black" is so inclusive in the U.S., Rachel...

"Black" is so inclusive in the U.S., Rachel Dolezal was able to put on a little makeup and curl her hair and get away with it.

Classic.
:dl:
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,651
Posted By Venom
**** these Radical Right bastards.

**** these Radical Right bastards.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th July 2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,281
Posted By Venom
I've seen a few posters get this treatment by...

I've seen a few posters get this treatment by default now, for not doing much other than basic armchair skepticism/critical thinking. So I don't give much weight to frequency. What used to be...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th July 2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,281
Posted By Venom
Given some people's idea of what derailing the...

Given some people's idea of what derailing the conversation looks like, I can see how skeptical discussion can stall or get shouted down "you know what I mean, don't play dumb!"
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 26th July 2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,281
Posted By Venom
Well a skeptics discussion, for one... ...

Well a skeptics discussion, for one...

Moreover, I think compulsively invoking logical fallacies can itself be fallacious.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 25th July 2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,281
Posted By Venom
We have a small local southern Chinese community....

We have a small local southern Chinese community. They and my ethnic group share a common ancestry and there is some overlap in our phenotypes. Yet there are more distinct looks which won't pass in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th July 2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,270
Posted By Venom
The problem is cops are able to get away with a...

The problem is cops are able to get away with a lot just because they are cops, and they more often than not have each other's backs, even when they do something horrible. One police chief told his...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 25th July 2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,281
Posted By Venom
I think only in rare cases would people really...

I think only in rare cases would people really claim the categories don't exist at all on account of the ambiguous line between them unless it's just pretentious mental masturbation. But discussing...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th July 2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,270
Posted By Venom
An officer let me off a few months ago after a...

An officer let me off a few months ago after a friendly warning about my expired plates.
Don't know if that counts as an act of leniency that doesn't make the news, but lesser offenses have prompted...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th July 2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 44,977
Posted By Venom
This rampage killing phenomenon aside, I would...

This rampage killing phenomenon aside, I would feel a lot safer if a good chunk of the country wasn't perpetually living in 1776.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 25th July 2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,281
Posted By Venom
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Forum: USA Politics 24th July 2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 772
Posted By Venom
The near two decades of relentless propaganda and...

The near two decades of relentless propaganda and conspiracy theories pushed against the Clintons I think certainly hurt her chances before her campaign began. By how much I won't guess.
Forum: USA Politics 21st July 2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,398
Posted By Venom
I hope you had this energy back when war with...

I hope you had this energy back when war with Iran was very possible after the attacks against their military head and childish threats against NK, both under Trump's leadership.

But it's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th July 2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 44,977
Posted By Venom
FFS. He didn't have the gun in his hand,...

FFS.

He didn't have the gun in his hand, smoke still coming out of it when the cops arrived. He approached mall security, told them he was the one who shot the attacker, and waited for the...
Forum: USA Politics 19th July 2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,054
Posted By Venom
:rolleyes::rolleyes:

:rolleyes::rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 19th July 2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,398
Posted By Venom
I think if any Republican has the resume and name...

I think if any Republican has the resume and name recognition to challenge Donald Trump, it's Ron DeSantis.

DeSantis has gotten a lot of love from the MAGA base and rightwingers/reactionaries in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th July 2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 44,977
Posted By Venom
I'm kind of annoyed by the immediate jump to...

I'm kind of annoyed by the immediate jump to "good guy with a gun" praise from some people, as if these people just can't wait to participate in an action scene when they are involved in the next...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th July 2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 44,977
Posted By Venom
One of my friends from high school died in the...

One of my friends from high school died in the Greenwood, IN shooting.

RIP
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th July 2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 44,977
Posted By Venom
Possible rampage shooting...

Possible rampage shooting (https://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2022/07/17/greenwood-park-mall-shooting-indianapolis/65375408007/) at the mall close to me. If the weather had been nice, I would...
Forum: USA Politics 16th July 2022, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 973
Posted By Venom
Pretty sure it's the latter as conventionally...

Pretty sure it's the latter as conventionally conceptualized.
Forum: USA Politics 16th July 2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,476
Posted By Venom
Some geniuses on Twitter doing the old WTC7,...

Some geniuses on Twitter doing the old WTC7, Jeffrey Epstein talking point of some physical circumstances at the scene looking "odd".
Forum: USA Politics 16th July 2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 29,755
Posted By Venom
:clap:

:clap:
Forum: USA Politics 15th July 2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,697
Posted By Venom
I get the impression that nonvoters typically...

I get the impression that nonvoters typically dislike both dominant parties. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders should have shown us, if it wasn't clear before, you have to convincingly put some...
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