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Bacon Jeezabel Johnson
Toggle Commented Sep 13, 2012 on Congratulations! It's a Gun! at Dependable Renegade
Your work is pretty awesome. Glad I found it (linked over from pffugeecamp following a DKos meltdown over Mondoweiss search - I have been banned by his Z-team minions as well). Like your band name idea. I always thought a cool name for a cover band would be the Genuine Imitations (and pronounced "jen-u-wine")
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I really enjoyed your piece. One of the things that happens a lot is that both sides can often misrepresent the other side's position, which results in useless strawman arguments. One thing that helps to spot many fallacies is to switch sides. Try making the strongest argument you can for the opposing position, and you will maybe get a better idea of fine tuning your own rebuttals. As an atheist, I feel one's decision as to one's own god-view is intensely personal. Though theists often feel it is not a big deal, I am wholly offended by "In God We Trust" on the money because it is either a lie (*I* have no "trust" in any god or gods), or I am not included in this "We" that is on there. Theists need to explain why there should be any official government position for or against the existence of god(s) in the first place.
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Is it any wonder Muslims look at our actions in Iraq and Afghanistan as a "Crusade"?
To me it looks as if she's just said, "Laws are for the little people."
Toggle Commented Apr 26, 2009 on Jane Harman's Stolen Moments at BAGnewsNotes
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