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  1. He is saying police department budgets are a bit absurd.

     

    Not sure on the first part... maybe he is talking about the stationing of our troops all around the globe, in times of peace.

     

    but his Ithink his overall point is talking about cutting gov waste/overspending

    Police can quarter in American private properties with military gear for whatever reason they see fit. Police do it often and people do not know their rights so they do not or cannot contest.

     

    Not to mention it is difficult to argue with a guy in military gear in your own home for whatever reason.

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  2. “The communist party is banned and a bunch of adult children got arrested by police officers protecting public property”

     

    “You are not free”.

     

    Hahahaha. I would prob be in jail for the rest of my life if the weekends festivities took place in kangaroo land

    Occupy wallstreet protesters were mostly peaceful and were expressing their right to peacefully assemble and police denied them that right.

     

    Banning a political party is against free speech. 

     

    So you hate freedom of speech and you don't believe in freedom of assembly.

     

    What are your views on Islam and freedom of religion?

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  3. Communists aren't people though so they are not entitled to the same rights I enjoy.

    This is also not enforced since bernie was allowed to run.

    If you don't believe in freedom of speech for people you despise you don't believe in it at all.

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  4.  you've got the freedom to be a lefty or a righty or neither. 

    The Communist Party USA is banned in the US.

     

    Freedom of speech and freedom of assembly was and has been continuously infringed by state police in the United States especially during the height of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

     

    You don't have the freedom to be a lefty and the McCarthy era is proof of it. 

     

    The third amendment is also being infringed in that it prohibits the quartering of soldiers in private homes during peace time, but at the same time, the police has become so militarized that their gear is practically the same as soldiers.

     

    This is just a few observations of strict infringements or stretches to the Constitution. You are not free. 


  5. Non-Americans will never truly understand why Americans are so hung-up on being proud of their freedom.

     

    The mere fact that my sister-inlaw in England told me the other day that she's only allowed two bags of trash (the size of the bags determined by her local govt) per week, meanwhile, here in Merica, I can pile as much as I want into my cans and even put extra cans on the curb come trash day...i.e., I own three 33-gallon cans in addition to the 50-gallon one that I'm give by the local waste disposal company.

     

    English peeps don't get America. Yet, I bet if you asked what they thought of the Scots or Irish...they'd give you some interesting stories.

     

    At the end of the day, the world hates the United States of America because we are free-thinkers, but at the same time, they love us and want to be us, why else would our borders be crawling with illegals day in and day out.

    Because America's global governance, through the arms of the IMF and the World Bank has economically terrorized Latin America and destroyed their economies. NAFTA has gutted Mexico.

     

    People don't like America because they are 'free thinkers'. They don't like America because they terrorize other countries, go to wars for no reason, interfere in other democracies, embargo and sanction economies.


  6. The problem is MASS migration where you could change the culture before people have time to fully adapt to the current western culture.

     

    Also massive welfare states that make it easy enough for people to avoid really working. 

    In Australia, our mass migration policies have changed the culture from a predominantly working class English background to a slightly more conservative one consisting of migrants from Asia and the middle east.  

     

    These more conservative cultures have adapted quite well to Australia's English working class culture and will eventually turn Australia into a hybrid Asian/European society.

     

    The only places where they don't integrate are the more conservative and nationalist individuals from China and India who put the interests of their home countries over the ones they live in. 

     

     

    Also welfare doesn't cause people to be unemployed. Most, if not all unemployment is involuntary, which is a result of governments taxing more than they spent, directly resulting in unemployment.

     

    Welfare is a transitional safety net to assist in the unemployed from moving jobs. The only problem is that these jobs don't exist.


  7. My question is. Why are kids shooting up schools? What is going on that's causing them to think that this is the correct way? I find that more important of a question than gun control. There being no guns won't stop all of this unless we get to the root cause of all this. And neither side wants to discuss it cause they are spending too much time arguing over inane shit that truly doesn't matter cause that's all the two parties do. They don't care about you or me or the kids who've lost their lives. All they care about is how far they can push their agenda.

    Inequality.

    Alienation.

    The fact that every US school looks and feels like a prison.

    No hope for the future.

    Nihilism.

    Internet providing an outlet for political extremism.

    No outlet for mental healthcare.

     

    There are discussions that do not lead to gun control. They are just discussions that get shouted down as communism.

    Democrats and Republicans deliberately lead the discussion to gun control.


  8. Besides them being the most democratic, modern, western, technologically advanced, diverse, green, and yes peaceful (as in not trying to nuke the rest of the world like Iran)? It's not like they're the only country in that area that doesn't make half the population second-class citizens or make it illegal to have a different religion than the state.

     

    Yeah I can't find a single reason we should support Isreal besides the good ol' Bible. 

    Expansionism is not democratic. Expansionism is not peaceful. Modernity, technology, western are irrelevant concepts.

     

    https://www.timesofisrael.com/plurality-of-jewish-israelis-want-to-expel-arabs-study-shows/

     

    Half of them want arabs to be second class citizens.

     

    War is peace isn't it?


  9. First, execution is fine if the person is bad enough lol. Murders and rapist SHOULD be executed. (Whether or not the death penalty is implemented well in America is another discussion) 

     

    Second, this wasn't an execution it was defending against violent terrorist attacking a border. Hamas is a terrorist group that hates the west and Jews, so no, I am not sad that they died. 

     

    Also, the whole conflict is dumb, Isreal has offered a two-state solution like 3 times, the Palestinians always turn it down because they will not rest until Isreal is destroyed. 

     

    Besides all that everyone who thinks a country that is modern, western,  and that doesn't treat homosexuals and women like garbage, in the middle east, is a good thing, should support Isreal.

    What did the protesters do that warranted murder?

     

    Why is taking a person's life proportionate punishment for resisting annexation?

     

    Is execution of French resistance freedom fighters in Vichy France regardless of their views on homosexuality considered adequate to you?

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  10. What a surprise! 50 of the 62 killed were actual Hamas members. These were not peaceful protests. 

    Executions take away the dignity of a human being regardless of whether they were peaceful or violent.

     

    Regardless of who they were. Israel state forces did not act proportionately in accordance with international law. I am saddened that you see execution as proportionate punishment for rightful resistance to apartheid and annexation.

     

    I'm very curious. What drives you to support war cimres?


  11. It's true.

     

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amin_al-Husseini

     

    “Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews at the time, he wanted to expel the Jews. And Haj Amin al-Husseini went to Hitler and said, ‘If you expel them, they'll all come here.’ ‘So what should I do with them?’ he asked. He said, ‘Burn them.’"

    So is this the 'if that guy said this, then all of X must be Nazis' argument?

     

    You're drawing attention away from the issues/crimes of the state of Israel. Purposely, dehumanizing all of the Palestinians, concerned citizens and human rights watchdogs as evil based on the alleged words of a dead Palestinian long ago. 

     

    In fact the quote you posted was not even on the wikipedia page you linked. The quote was told by the PM of Israel in a speech, which holocaust historians conclude overwhelmingly as baseless.

     

    So not only are you debasing an entire nation on the arbitrary and historically inconclusive anti-semitism of one person (the wikipedia page clearly said that 'Historians dispute whether his fierce opposition to Zionism was grounded in nationalism or antisemitism or a combination of both'), but you are also making a false accusation that Palestinian nationalists were solely responsible for the radicalization of Nazi policy from expulsion toward the final solution.

     

     

     

    Your posts are  historically and factually inaccurate. Your partisanship for Israel is on full display right now and you obviously do not care whether you are right or wrong, only that you attempt to smear your political enemies as much as possible. It's the modus operandi of war-propagandists.

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  12. If you support Hamas and the Palestinians, you are most likely a Nazi supporter as well.

     

    Many Palestinians and Muslims were in fact Waffen SS or Nazi sympathizers during WW2 and played large roles in helping Nazi's exterminate Jews.

    I can't tell if this is satire or not.


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    Wages are a contract between an individual and a company. If you can't reach an agreement on a higher price, still decide to work, then use the government to increase your wage, you are a greedy person.

     If wages are provided by the government in the form of a job guarantee and that wage is negotiated at a socially inclusive rate irrespective of what the private sector negotiates, it would not render people befitting from a socially inclusive wage 'greedy'. We are all self interested creatures with basic needs and if a government sets the market price for labour, we would all benefit from it's inherent security, and cover costs of poverty.

     

    The constitution of the World Health Organisation says:

     

    The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without the distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition.

     

    The declaration of human rights, article 25 of the UN says:

     

    Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.

    (2) Motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and assistance. All children, whether born in or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same social protection.

     

    Assuming you live in the US, the constitution's first three worlds 'We the people,' affirms the government's existence to serve its citizens.


  14. There is just no way any business 20-30 years from now is going to pass up on automation. Robots are going to produce 10 fold of what a human can do.

     

    So why not let humanity now make some cash? Cost of living just keep going up and wages stagnate. Why is this?

    Contraction of state fiscal policy. Higher taxation and/or more public expenditure cutting. This creates unemployment which gives capitalists lower labour costs. The more robots take these jobs, the more competitive these positions in the work force becomes, meaning lower prices but ALSO lowered wages. Benefits owners of existing capital/assets, destroys labour. 


  15. You don't have a right to other people's money. If you are willing to use government power to get it, that is being greedy.

    Not really applicable as the currency is a public monopoly, where the funds for welfare ultimately come from the state. The funds for taxation were produced and issued by the state. So no it's not other people's money, it is not the tax payer's money. 


  16. I'm not a Marxist nor do I subscribe to any left wing economic ideology at all.

     

    Secondly, well...yeah, if things were different then they'd be different. The frame of context in what I said is that there is no justification for saying that the working class doesn't deserve to be tended to, because the poor and the rich are in fact a yin and yang to the same system. The rich are not a superior species who are exclusively entitled to a worry-free existence.

     

    Adam Smith's basic argument is that rich people would simply feel sorry for renters and labourers and would naturally give something back. The more society becomes a hive mind through technology, the easier it will be to feel for others suffering in far away lands. I hopr at least.

  17. How does it get paid for.

    The costs of unemployment is paradoxically higher than employing them.

    Welfare

    Sickness

    Crime

    And even general stupidity drains the life force of an economy. I'm sorry I can't get a figure going because these things are the hidden costs of unemployment.

    It is merely an inductive claim based on evidence from the years of full employment from the 40s to the 70s.

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    In no way, shape, or form is there a "must" in prioritizing the absolute speediest rocketing of human advancement into the future at all cost, which is capitalism's stripped down fundamental tenet - that is to say, my extremely generous phrasing of it.

    Less charitably, it's greed. Greed by those who are presently rich and those who believe that that it is only because of this or that misunderstanding that they are not rich. 

     

     

     

    This is about five red herrings strung out on a row together, in fact I really don't even know how to respond to this at all. There is no "relationship" unless those of power and means see themselves as the kin of those without, and in American culture they don't. It can't be stated more simply than that.

     

    Do you believe the political class would change? Societal regression is observably cyclical. Marxism is very deterministic and a form of 'left wing' accelerationism. It argues against the very concept of free will, and references capitalism as a breathing organism that murders and pillages humanity but at the same time accelerates the advancement of technology. My point being is that there is no real solution. Greed is human nature, and only alturism and empathy can smoothen the edges of capital's paradoxically creative but destructive forces. Only the human condition can clutch onto human dignity and if like you say, humans are incapable of maintaining such trait, then humans as a species risks extinction.
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