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Quote: Originally Posted by iammatt Really close to my house. Thunder and lightning at the same time. I was actually out on the Bay (ferry) during some of it. The frequent summer thunderstorms are one of the very few weather-related phenomena I miss from the East Coast. Even better was the ferry back on Sunday, when the sun came out and the crisp, clean, rain-washed air meant I could see for miles.
Quote: Originally Posted by Bona Drag Yo, I just had this e-argument with my boy from Chi: CP for Rose straight up. Would you do it? I feel like this is a trick question.
OMG ANDRE IGUODALA!! That was a great game... I wish I hadn't been just half-watching while first packing and then at the gym. I caught the last three minutes with no interruptions, though. Orlando just let their foot off the gas. Yeah, chrono, Yao had a hell of a game. A number of great performances in these playoffs already, and we aren't even finished with the Game 1's yet.
Quote: Originally Posted by bluemagic So this means that society is getting more meritocratic in terms of awarding talent? How in the world did you arrive at that conclusion?
Quote: Originally Posted by RedLantern I don't buy this argument. People choose to be in the military (mostly). I doubt most people in the military join up out of a genuine sense of duty. I value their work and am glad that I don't have to do it, but the same can be said for the janitor, garbage man, fire/police, utilities workers, etc. How does the fact that military men and women CHOOSE to serve somehow make them less worthy of respect? I...
Soooo... Derrick Rose.
Quote: Originally Posted by kwilkinson I can take the heat. I just don't know whether to laugh or cry that every thread in CE comes down to "No, YOU'RE the partisan hack! I'm the only one making sense" "Ummmm... ad hom! Ban this partisan hack, I'm the only one making sense." Then person one starts trolling person two for a few days, and the cycle continues. While that does describe ninety percent of the threads in CE, that's not what Slim...
Quote: Originally Posted by RJman I like Pio and don't think he should be banned, but disingenuousness is not becoming to him. Unbecoming or not, disingenuousness IS him. Slim's just calling him out on one of a thousand similar "Piobaire moments" in CE. And no one deserves to get banned in that thread.
Seriously, why would Ataturk be banned? Let's not turn into the PC police. Plus, rach2jlc is right, let him keep digging himself deeper.
Quote: Originally Posted by Mark from Plano +1. I agree. It's a big problem. Not sure how to change peoples' minds other than for conservatives to take the initiative to take care of their own house and to argue down this sort of nonsense. It's really got nothing to do with conservatism and has more to do with fundamental ignorance. This is one reason why I think people need to be more critical of their own ideological allies' worst...
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