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Civetcat, and about the typo thing - at least you could spell Warren Buffett's name correctly in your signature! Makes me think you don't even know who the guy is.

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Civetcat, and about the typo thing - at least you could spell Warren Buffett's name correctly in your signature! Makes me think you don't even know who the guy is.

He will tell you that you're wrong - he is quoting Warren Buffet (pronounced buf fay). Inventor of the all you can eat buffet.

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Thanks, Cowgal. Is Obama going to start a round of American genocide? No.

But at a fundamental level it boils down to one side believing individuals should be controlled for the sake of the state, and the other believing the state should be controlled for the sake of the individuals.

A political philosophy that distrusts the individual will ultimately supress the individual to increasing degrees -- and when individuals start to push back, the noose tightens because obviously such people are a threat to society.

Up until now, they've been working on the margins via attacks on things like the 2nd Amendment. But now that they've secured power, there are a lot of other disturbing rumblings like discussion of fairness doctrine, more anti-gun legislation, anti-corporation/anti-rich sentiment, etc.

There are some aspects of the Democratic platform I could actually agree with -- especially in regards to education. But I just can't support them because of their demonstrated distrust of personal liberty and willingness to throw such liberties under the bus to pursue a social agenda. I believe our Constitution was written to limit government, not its citizens.

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There are some aspects of the Democratic platform I could actually agree with -- especially in regards to education. But I just can't support them because of their demonstrated distrust of personal liberty and willingness to throw such liberties under the bus to pursue a social agenda

That really is it for me in a nutshell. Well said Sir Expat.
As to Civetcats gender I really couldn't care less. Spay em or Neauter em it's all the same really! Just kidding Civet!
At the risk of being hung I do have to come to So Co and civets defense in some ways. I do not believe they are one in the same person nor do I believe Civet is a pervert or child molester. . Also I have said if before and will repeat it again. SoCokhunter, whatever our differences, however heated we have become has been respectful and kept a sense of humor. I do not agree with him generaly in the Political forum but overall he is a fellow hunter and shooter. Further more he is intelligent and well informed. Misguided and warped to be sure when he disagrees with my godlike intellect but intelligent nontheless. IMHO anyway. As to Civetcat he and I are a bit more heated and personal in our disagrements however I will say this as to his occaisional spelling and grammar errors. I get the impression (maybe incorrect) that english is a second language for him. Given that, he expresses himself remarkably well. Far better than I could in any other language. It takes a good level of intellect to master another tongue. I wish he would be less insulting about his beliefs but it doesn't make him a dummy. I'm allways asking them not to attack personaly and stick to the issues. In fairness I must try and do the same.

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civetcat rarely, if ever, comes to SoCo's defense

SoCo rarely needs defending, I find much of what he says to be so obviously true and some of the attempts to discredit those arguements to be so patently false and overcome by a simple look at a newspaper that I don't even know where to begin. In fairness in reading his responses to the political part of this forum I decided to make the jump and post. Hate to see 90% of the populatin represented by just one voice.

I'm back to reading the regular parts of this forum now and find his comments (and others) about hunting in Colorado to be very helpfull. I'm switching GMUs and have been doing some reading.

Not pertinent but sounds like some on here have me pegged as being a yeller gal. Hmmm... In your dreams.

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I wouldn't say yellow...more like red. I just find it fascinating to examine the mentality of someone like you that has completely given themselves over to something to the point that they lack independent thought. I've read a lot about them ever since Jonestown, but hadn't actually dealt with one firsthand.

By the way, I predict that over the next couple years we're going to see a concerted effort in the media to go after Jindal and Pawlenty the way they went after Palin. These people need to be silenced before their message gets out. Looks like the people at MSNBC are already warming up: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7K8HM0sKxI&fmt=18

ALINSKY RULES FOR RADICALS #12: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it. Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy. Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions. (This is cruel, but very effective. Direct, personalized criticism and ridicule works.)

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A lot of lefties wish only the best for Palin and Jindal but for the worst reasons. Historicaly the party in power with a new pres has lost seats in the mid terms, lots of seats. Only with Roosvelt and 9/11 did a pres gain seats. It just might happen again, looks likely with the senate. It would be nice to have 64 or 65 seats.

I wouldn't point fingers and call others unhinged, then quote some nutty rule #45 from Rasputin. Steady and don't skip meds.

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You really need to study politics, more, Civet. If you did, you'd know who Saul Alinsky was. Heck, you follow his rules to a "T", so I assumed you had an autographed copy of his book on your nightstand.

The media has pulled the wool over America's eyes many times in its history, but I'd argue that the most amazing incidence was convincing America that Sarah Palin lacked the experience to be Vice President while arguing that Obama was qualified to be President.

If Sarah Palin had made a comment like "What's the website number", the press would be going crazy calling her an idiot. But Biden says it (as well as things even more stupid) and he gets a pass.

Mark my words, they're going after Jindal next. They've got to -- he won the governorship in Louisiana after Blanco lost after botching Katrina so bad. Since he's been down there, Louisiana has made remarkable strides. He's young, he's charismatic, he's effective, he's a reformer, he beats Democrats, and he's brown. Therefore, he's a threat that has to be destroyed. I'll wager that they'll use the Palin model against him -- just keep repeating over and over again that he's out of his league. We already saw it in the way they spun his Republican response to Obama's speech.

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For Biden not to know his own recovery.gov site URL is appalling - and then to call it a number??? Talk about a brainfart!

I heard tonight that Louisiana was the only state in the nation to have added jobs in December, instead of losing more. Jindal has stated that he was able to accomplish that by cutting taxes. I don't know the details about Louisiana's economy, but if he's improving it during this recession, I'd have to say he's doing something right.

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civetcat wrote:
Hate to see 90% of the populatin represented by just one voice

90% of whos' population? Laos?

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