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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th November 2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,753
Posted By ponderingturtle
And why you can't make assumptions about someone...

And why you can't make assumptions about someone with nazi tattoos. They could be ironic or just history buffs. That's why you can't kick someone out of a public restaurant merely for wearing a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,753
Posted By ponderingturtle
You argue that there is no meaning inherent in...

You argue that there is no meaning inherent in objects and so context does not matter. Why does the object being a body part make it different? The category is WWII collectibles and so Japanese...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,753
Posted By ponderingturtle
Yep clearly no difference between a camera and a...

Yep clearly no difference between a camera and a human skull taken as a trophy. They all should be viewed as harmless collectibles.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,753
Posted By ponderingturtle
I think the distinction between being a collector...

I think the distinction between being a collector of WWII memorabilia or some other category and having nazi examples in your collection vs collecting specifically nazi memorabilia is useful.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,202
Posted By ponderingturtle
I want to complain about the renaming of...

I want to complain about the renaming of traditional street names like ********* lane.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,753
Posted By ponderingturtle
What lies those are things that are collected. ...

What lies those are things that are collected. Anatomical supply shops at least used to sell human skeletons to med students for example.

Here is a group collecting books bound in human skin.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,753
Posted By ponderingturtle
You need to campaign against eBay and their ban...

You need to campaign against eBay and their ban on the selling of human body parts.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,753
Posted By ponderingturtle
Yea they might have those neonazi tattoos for any...

Yea they might have those neonazi tattoos for any reason, hence you can not judge someone for them.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,753
Posted By ponderingturtle
Now people want to look at me weird for my...

Now people want to look at me weird for my collection of WWII Japanese skull trophies sent home by US marines. It's just collecting.

What next my souvenirs of body parts from lynching victims?
...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 10th November 2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 212,976
Posted By ponderingturtle
On knowledge fight he seems to do rather the...

On knowledge fight he seems to do rather the opposite. The fact is that given the revenue in sales his companies have he should be worth 1-200 million. But he wants to come across as the everyman...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 10th November 2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 212,976
Posted By ponderingturtle
Seem low given he has gotten lot more than that...

Seem low given he has gotten lot more than that in some years from his companies.

He got over 12 million in 2016 alone.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd November 2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,005
Posted By ponderingturtle
At what generation does say a painting my...

At what generation does say a painting my ancestors stole from yours does it become mine with no obligation to return it?

Reparative justice like returning stolen goods is looking backwards not...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd November 2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 123,370
Posted By ponderingturtle
I don't know in the US civilian world how often...

I don't know in the US civilian world how often do regular people who kill someone in a gun accident get charged? I know no one was in an accidental shooting at a ny shooting range a few years ago.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st September 2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 96,817
Posted By ponderingturtle
Object permanence is over rated.

Object permanence is over rated.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st September 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 26,651
Posted By ponderingturtle
I would add in giving Ukraine back their nukes. ...

I would add in giving Ukraine back their nukes. Russia violated the agreement that ukraine gave them up, so russia should give them back.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st September 2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,528
Views: 116,745
Posted By ponderingturtle
Especially after the training personnel who were...

Especially after the training personnel who were supposed to refresh them got sent to the front.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th September 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,528
Views: 116,745
Posted By ponderingturtle
After his humiliation at SCO Summit of being made...

After his humiliation at SCO Summit of being made to wait, he wanted to flex and make people wait for him.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th September 2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 35,331
Posted By ponderingturtle
Angler Fish, the male merges with the female and...

Angler Fish, the male merges with the female and loses organs and become just a set of testicles for her.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 25,781
Posted By ponderingturtle
Getting a profit seems to be pretty easy, look at...

Getting a profit seems to be pretty easy, look at how much the Stop the Steal got as profit.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,170
Posted By ponderingturtle
I will admit to hearing lots of good things about...

I will admit to hearing lots of good things about Muller.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 25,781
Posted By ponderingturtle
Well it is texas...

Well it is texas...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th September 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 26,651
Posted By ponderingturtle
Taiwan was never part of communist china. Civil...

Taiwan was never part of communist china. Civil wars result in nations breaking up all the time.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 25,781
Posted By ponderingturtle
But so many of them are the wrong color of...

But so many of them are the wrong color of immigrant. Like how Ben Franklin complained that this was no longer a nation of proper white people because all those swarthy germans were immigrating to...
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,170
Posted By ponderingturtle
Operation Wetback is a bit of a black mark...

Operation Wetback is a bit of a black mark against him.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,170
Posted By ponderingturtle
I would toss in Teddy Roosevelt as another good...

I would toss in Teddy Roosevelt as another good republican president.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 25,781
Posted By ponderingturtle
I think america should do good things now, but we...

I think america should do good things now, but we shouldn't pretend that there is something about american culture that includes doing such things. FDR new about the holocaust and wouldn't permit...
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 25,781
Posted By ponderingturtle
And the nation always hated immigrants despite...

And the nation always hated immigrants despite one city putting that on a statue.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th September 2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,849
Posted By ponderingturtle
Yea but they want to keep their tax exempt...

Yea but they want to keep their tax exempt status, like the big to do when christian schools had to let in black students to keep their tax exempt status.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 25,781
Posted By ponderingturtle
Please we refused jews fleeing the holocaust, why...

Please we refused jews fleeing the holocaust, why should we treat them any better? There is nothing american about helping others.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 25,781
Posted By ponderingturtle
Clearly florida hates refugees, I look forward to...

Clearly florida hates refugees, I look forward to seeing the new stance sending cubans back home.
Forum: USA Politics 15th September 2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,816
Posted By ponderingturtle
The president can't destroy documents covered in...

The president can't destroy documents covered in the presidential records act.
Forum: USA Politics 15th September 2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,816
Posted By ponderingturtle
And what happens if they just ignore the law?

And what happens if they just ignore the law?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 14th September 2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 212,976
Posted By ponderingturtle
It simply bans them in excess of attorneys fees. ...

It simply bans them in excess of attorneys fees.

"Statutes which provide for punitive damages awards usually specify their amount or establish a maximum dollar figure. Where punitive damages are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th September 2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 119,227
Posted By ponderingturtle
Here we go true cancel culture. An event...

Here we go true cancel culture. An event canceled due to threats of violence.
...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,369
Posted By ponderingturtle
Unless of course he was black then everyone knows...

Unless of course he was black then everyone knows the second amendment doesn't apply at all.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,369
Posted By ponderingturtle
Thank god brandishing a weapon isn't illegal or a...

Thank god brandishing a weapon isn't illegal or a crime/ threat.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th September 2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 85,458
Posted By ponderingturtle
Edited for Rule 11 - Response to a mod box in...

Edited for Rule 11 - Response to a mod box in thread.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 12,962
Posted By ponderingturtle
And why we need to ban Pumpkins ...

And why we need to ban Pumpkins

https://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-new-hampshire-pumpkin-riots-20141019-story.html

Or god forbid someone try to cold a football couch to account...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 12,962
Posted By ponderingturtle
Or you know pumpkins happen. And Keene...

Or you know pumpkins happen. And Keene specifically had an armored vehical to deal with the pumpkin festival but did they use it? No of course not on good white college kids they didn't.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 12,962
Posted By ponderingturtle
Or the police do their basic procedure of sealing...

Or the police do their basic procedure of sealing all the exits and ordering the crowd to disperse. Then when they fail to do that the violence comes out because they are not obeying impossible...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th September 2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 46,792
Posted By ponderingturtle
Twitter approves Musks bid to buy it. ...

Twitter approves Musks bid to buy it.

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/13/twitter-shareholders-vote-to-approve-elon-musks-bid-to-buy-the-company.html
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,925
Posted By ponderingturtle
Clearly you are not an american.

Clearly you are not an american.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,925
Posted By ponderingturtle
This is about rights not safety though. No one...

This is about rights not safety though. No one is asking are you safer with this policy, of course you aren't, but it is still your right.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 12,962
Posted By ponderingturtle
Ah sorry, without a quote I mistook what post it...

Ah sorry, without a quote I mistook what post it was a reply to.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 12,962
Posted By ponderingturtle
Ask supporters of Modi, he seems to have some...

Ask supporters of Modi, he seems to have some pretty hard fascist leanings.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 12,962
Posted By ponderingturtle
There seem to be two questions here, Is...

There seem to be two questions here,

Is Trump a Fascist?

Does supporting a fascist make one a fascist?

The thing is people view fascist as such a negative connotation that it is divorced...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,503
Posted By ponderingturtle
But money is speech and you can not limit it in...

But money is speech and you can not limit it in that fashion. It is intrinsic to how you framed your support. About the only thing that would fly in your view of the first amendment is if the money...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 12,962
Posted By ponderingturtle
So Hitler in the early 20's before the beer hall...

So Hitler in the early 20's before the beer hall putsch, and probably after it as well because so few nazis were actually involved in that attempt to over throw the government, it would be like...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 12,962
Posted By ponderingturtle
Ergo you don't consider Trump a fascist. He is...

Ergo you don't consider Trump a fascist. He is just some other kind of hard right want to be dictator.
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 85,960
Posted By ponderingturtle
Maybe maybe not, the primaries would have been...

Maybe maybe not, the primaries would have been different so that people would have had to vote for a democrat first instead of a Republican first and a democrat second.

Would that guy who came in...
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