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    06-22-2017, 04:19 PM
    peb replied to a thread Religious Intolerance in The Bilge
    I suppose that's why Chesterton said that the next closest thing to orthodoxy that made sense was atheism. Indeed, I always find it hard defending...
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    06-22-2017, 02:56 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    B_B, I have seen the definitions, many, many times. But why? What policies from of the fascists are conservative? Let's use instead the...
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    06-22-2017, 02:30 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    So can one be a rightist and a fascist? Definitionally or otherwise? If we just go by words, we have to use their name: National Socialist...
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    06-22-2017, 02:27 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    I actually agree with you Keith, completely. But you have to understand, I have been a conservative, on the right, almost my whole life. And I...
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    06-22-2017, 02:14 PM
    peb replied to a thread Solar wall, my idea-Trump in The Bilge
    You could be right about the 20% number. I was recalling the business plan of a solar farm I had reviewed several years ago.
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    06-22-2017, 02:11 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    I see it out of line also, I never stated nor implied Obama or the democrats were fascists. I simply was responding to the response as to what type...
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    06-22-2017, 02:10 PM
    Why is it no one has never given the precise use of note books for building boats. One often discovers something while working on one part of the...
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    06-22-2017, 01:36 PM
    peb replied to a thread Solar wall, my idea-Trump in The Bilge
    Well, to be fair, much of the wall is in Texas, and we have our own electrical grid and deregulation allows for wholesale energy to be priced at...
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    06-22-2017, 01:03 PM
    peb replied to a thread Happy birthday to David G... in The Bilge
    Happy Birthday David!!!
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    06-22-2017, 01:03 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    Nicholas, no one has denied he is a fascist. We are arguing if he was on the right or the left, so your post is rather pointing out superfluous.
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    06-22-2017, 12:23 PM
    peb replied to a thread marijuana as a gateway drug in The Bilge
    I never said one should not count nicotine or alcohol. Its dishonest of you to imply that I did.
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    06-22-2017, 12:20 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    Keith, saying Hilter was a leftist is no stranger than saying he was a rightist. Not a one of his policies followed conservative principles. To...
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    06-22-2017, 12:17 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    It was Obama and the democratic congress of 09-10 that passed Dodd-Franks, which effectively left the super large banks intact as long as they did...
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    06-22-2017, 10:57 AM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    Hilter was certainly a leftists. I am not arguing that socialism is the same as national socialism. They had domestic policies of large public...
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    06-22-2017, 10:25 AM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    "other communitarian ideas which might go by a similar name" None of them went by the same name. So why do we now call them communists? Simple,...
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    06-22-2017, 09:12 AM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    First of all, little is know about the essenes. It is probable that some of them lived a "monastic" type of life with all property in common. It...
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    06-22-2017, 09:08 AM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    The opening two paragraphs of the Wikipedia article make my point. What communism is, broadly, is very well defined by the history of the last 170...
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    06-21-2017, 07:39 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    Keith, there is Lenin, Mao, etc. But let's be satisfied that communism consists solely of this variety. Indeed, your mythical man embracing communism...
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    06-21-2017, 06:58 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    Essences? Please point me to a source describing them as communists. . Early Christians? Again, besides a period mentioned in Acts of them...
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    06-21-2017, 04:37 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    Real communism cannot work at any level. And please do not respond to this by libeling Christian monastic communities as communists.
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    06-21-2017, 04:35 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    It's not true in theory. It was well explained by Marx. The communist revolution would always advance itself by force. He despised early socialist...
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    06-21-2017, 04:32 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    The etymology of a word is not the same as its definition. Totalitarianism is certainly not antithetical to communism. Every communist in history...
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    06-21-2017, 03:01 PM
    peb replied to a thread marijuana as a gateway drug in The Bilge
    I am saying that today, we know that prescription drugs are a gateway to heroin. Steven's logic would certainly say we know no such thing. I...
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    06-21-2017, 02:34 PM
    peb replied to a thread A Surprising Revelation in The Bilge
    Good post, enjoyed it. But.. In 1911, a Catholic could not be a communist with a clear conscience or straight face. But of course, the...
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    06-21-2017, 02:08 PM
    peb replied to a thread marijuana as a gateway drug in The Bilge
    I guess, if we are keeping score for those who make illogical arguments.
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    06-21-2017, 02:08 PM
    peb replied to a thread marijuana as a gateway drug in The Bilge
    We disagree, strongly. To determine how opioid addicts got started, you need to look at them, not all of the people who are not addicts. Its...
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    06-21-2017, 01:57 PM
    peb replied to a thread Matthew 6:24 in The Bilge
    Its a dangerous lie also. Our former pastor, who is a good friend, once told of the dangers he had seen from that. It is invariably the same...
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    06-20-2017, 01:11 PM
    This is likely the best answer. Or rather, we are dumb to own wooden boats, so the fact that we are all white .....
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    06-20-2017, 12:03 PM
    peb replied to a thread marijuana as a gateway drug in The Bilge
    Everyone else thought you were making an argument about it being a gateway drug. So I will leave my post as is.
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    06-20-2017, 11:58 AM
    Boating in general, and sailing in particular, is a predominantly "white" activity. Which has no bearing on racism within the community.
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