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Old 8th October 2019, 02:32 PM   #135
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Originally Posted by blutoski View Post
That's why my neighbour's house was a good example. His grandfather bought it on a part time carpenter's salary. The house itself today borders on a teardown, but the land with a teardown on it is worth $3Million, which is well beyond the reach of a part time carpenter today.

In Seattle about five years back, a house that had been condemned for an immense Stachybotrys chartarum infestation sold for a million US dollars; simply because of the lot and location. Housing costs have been getting progressively worse since then.
When you say that fascists should only be defeated through debate, what you're really saying is that the marginalized and vulnerable should have to endlessly argue for their right to exist; and at no point should they ever be fully accepted, and the debate considered won.
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