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    Thread: Does anyone understand Trumps base?
Post: RE: Does anyone understand Trumps base?

Newsflash Bolga, the popular vote in US Presidential elections means two things: 1. Jack 2. Shit
Cato Politics 72 4091 December 6, 2019 at 3:23 am
    Thread: Explain the impeachment to me
Post: RE: Explain the impeachment to me

Bolga, What damage? Seriously, the claim has been made that Trump has damaged the US, but I have yet to be given an example. The Hong Kong reference was given specifically to illustrate that a group...
Cato Politics 23 1169 December 6, 2019 at 2:53 am
    Thread: Explain the impeachment to me
Post: RE: Explain the impeachment to me

The same asshats impeaching Trump are advocating withholding financial aid to Israel unless they toe the line regarding the Palestinians. Even if 'quid pro quo' is proven, how is it impeachable unles...
Cato Politics 23 1169 December 6, 2019 at 12:46 am
    Thread: Equal pay for women's soccer or no Fed funding bill
Post: RE: Equal pay for women's soccer or no Fed funding...

Society isn't sexist. I applaud the accomplishments of the US Woman's team; they are dominant in their field and are compensated appropriately. I guarantee that the U-15 club team that beat them 5-2...
Cato Politics 55 2861 July 26, 2019 at 2:40 am
    Thread: What are your top 5 video games of all time?
Post: RE: What are your top 5 video games of all time?

As a kid: Punch-Out Ikari Warriors 1941 M.A.C.H. 3 Sinistar Adult Time Sinks: Addams Family Pinball Civilization Out of the Park Baseball Simulation
Cato Gaming 80 3002 January 2, 2019 at 12:17 pm
    Thread: Donald Trump Is Pulling Out Of Syria
Post: RE: Donald Trump Is Pulling Out Of Syria

Boru, I understand your points and there is some merit, but I see things differently. I don't think the 2000 troop presence in Syria does anything to lessen the relationship between Putin and Assad o...
Cato News & Current Affairs 52 1813 December 20, 2018 at 2:17 pm
    Thread: Donald Trump Is Pulling Out Of Syria
Post: RE: Donald Trump Is Pulling Out Of Syria

(December 20, 2018 at 8:30 am)Maketakunai Wrote: All the noise about ISIS and humanitarian efforts has always just been a pretense. We're only there for oil. ISIS will be around for a long time beca...
Cato News & Current Affairs 52 1813 December 20, 2018 at 9:40 am
    Thread: The War on Christmas
Post: RE: The War on Christmas

The war on Christmas schtick is largely a virtue signaling device deployed by those trying to out-Christian each other. I also think there is a bit of martyrdom at play. That said, anyone taking o...
Cato Christianity 29 1954 December 19, 2018 at 3:16 pm
    Thread: KAFIR
Post: RE: KAFIR

Atlas, Your view takes a strict normative meaning of kafir without acknowledging its emotive connotations evolved through its use. You must certainly understand that kafir is frequently used as an i...
Cato Islam 21 1206 December 19, 2018 at 11:02 am
    Thread: Strangers are people too
Post: RE: Strangers are people too

Merry Christmas GC. Peace on Earth, goodwill to men is more then sufficient reason for me to enjoy the holiday and the season. Your post calls to mind the promise of Dickens' Scrooge to honor Chris...
Cato Off Topic 12 608 December 19, 2018 at 8:45 am
    Thread: The communist state of Kerela, India
Post: RE: The communist state of Kerela, India

You should have also pasted the first paragraph of the Economy section. The original Democratic socialist welfare economy was liberalized in the 90s lifting onerous restrictions against capitalism an...
Cato Politics 5 641 December 18, 2018 at 4:42 pm
    Thread: Music You're Listening To:
Post: RE: Music You're Listening To:

I just discovered Thomas Gabriel and am going through his first album Long Way Home. If you don't already know, most should immediately be able to identify his grandfather with just a quick listen. ...
Cato Media 3266 110006 December 7, 2018 at 3:40 pm
    Thread: The market and where the economy is going.
Post: RE: The market and where the economy is going.

I read this morning that only once in the last 50 years has the treasury bond yield curve inversion mentioned in the OP not precipitated a recession. The street also has fully declared that the NAS...
Cato News & Current Affairs 19 1292 December 6, 2018 at 3:38 pm
    Thread: See, In This I Think They Are Being Unfair To the WLB
Post: RE: See, In This I Think They Are Being Unfair To ...

I'm sure this is what he was reciting to himself: "Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, and a sesame seed bun."
Cato News & Current Affairs 12 1129 December 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm
    Thread: I'm starting to just get exhausted of this adminstration what about you?
Post: RE: I'm starting to just get exhausted of this adm...

The George Bernard Shaw adage is apropos; don't wrestle with a pig, you'll both get covered in shit, but the pig will like it. That's all this delegitimizing effort has become and it hasn't worked. ...
Cato Politics 34 1841 December 5, 2018 at 4:50 pm
    Thread: I'm starting to just get exhausted of this adminstration what about you?
Post: RE: I'm starting to just get exhausted of this adm...

Nobody at this point should be able to credibly feign shock and indignation at Trump's boorish behavior, inability to comprehend the complexity of issues, well evidenced lack of empathy or superficial...
Cato Politics 34 1841 December 5, 2018 at 2:06 pm
    Thread: Weird ad on bus today
Post: RE: Weird ad on bus today

I think they are being brutally honest as you suggest. I really love the use of bucket in place of fuck it.
Cato Off Topic 21 1155 November 27, 2018 at 4:47 pm
    Thread: US tourist enters tribal area in Andaman island, to preach Christianity, killed
Post: RE: US tourist enters tribal area in Andaman islan...

I'm skeptical of the missionary motivation for his attempt to visit the island. Most of the reporting describes John Allen Chau as an adventure tourist. Chau's Instagram profile contains the followi...
Cato News & Current Affairs 117 7573 November 21, 2018 at 3:13 pm
    Thread: conscription and selective service
Post: RE: conscription and selective service

I was a Submariner and like others prefer an all volunteer force. In addition to the effectiveness and discipline concerns, draftees are far less likely to reenlist which exacerbates training and rea...
Cato Politics 66 1707 November 20, 2018 at 2:05 pm
    Thread: I Voted today.
Post: RE: I Voted today.

(November 6, 2018 at 3:32 pm)Brian37 Wrote: (November 6, 2018 at 3:30 pm)Cato Wrote: You have no business accusing others of being ignorant of economic history. You got me, the Bush crash never ha...
Cato Politics 109 4353 November 6, 2018 at 3:47 pm