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Republicans==Democrats, Republicans!=conservative, Democrats!=liberal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry McCoy Aug 15, 2010. 1 Reply

I would probably fit into some of the stereotypes for a right winger:  totally into low taxes and smaller government.  I start to go off track though, because for me, that includes dismantling the…Continue

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anagama replied to Sentient Biped's discussion Rank your Republican candidate preferences
"Obama is my favorite Republican neo-con. But .... I hate neo-cons! "
Jan 15, 2012
anagama replied to EccentricSM's discussion Amusing Responses You Got From People When You Came Out About Being An Atheist.
"Brain fry him:   Q:  Is god all-powerful, so much so there is nothing he can't do? A:  Yes. Q:  Can god make a stone so heavy that even he can't pick it up?"
Aug 9, 2011
anagama replied to Jerome's discussion How has not wanting kids affected your dating life? in the group The Childless and Godless
"Monogomy is only one way to provide resources, love, and support.  Some would argue that it hasn't actually been all that successful on these criteria and that there are other more effective means.  For an example (sadly difficult to…"
Aug 9, 2011
TNT666 replied to anagama's discussion Being Childfree, taxes, and government in the group The Childless and Godless
"Family tax breaks and baby subsidisation are but political tools to insure a proper source of labour for the ever growing corporate manufacturing plant this world has become.   -If people can't afford to make babies, they…"
Jan 11, 2011
anagama replied to Black Magick Woman's discussion Joy Behar and the Quiverfull Movement in the group The Childless and Godless
"It will be interesting to see just how far from the tree the apples fall. I'm guessing that out of piles of kids grown in a fundamentalist home like that, a significant number rebel. I wonder what kind of mental gymnastics these people will…"
Dec 29, 2010
anagama replied to BuildingCastles's discussion Why don't you want kids? What the hell is wrong with you? in the group The Childless and Godless
"oops -- I somehow posted this at the very end, rather than the top. People keep saying they don't want to have kids because they are "too selfish". I think this bears a little exploration, because it is arguable that the ones who do…"
Dec 28, 2010
anagama replied to BuildingCastles's discussion Why don't you want kids? What the hell is wrong with you? in the group The Childless and Godless
"People keep saying they don't want to have kids because they are "too selfish". I think this bears a little exploration, because it is arguable that the ones who do have kids, are the selfish ones. Their progeny will use incredible…"
Dec 27, 2010
Terry McCoy replied to anagama's discussion Republicans==Democrats, Republicans!=conservative, Democrats!=liberal
"I personally believe labels in politics are a horrible thing. In my opinion everyone should consider themselves independent. While many people's views will be the same as a group's views, I bet most people have issues they differ on…"
Aug 15, 2010
anagama replied to Adam Lee Blake's discussion Just got here! I would love to hear why/how some of you converted to Atheism.
"The use of "convert" to describe becoming an atheist also bothered me. But that got me thinking -- is the reason I would shun such a word some kind of defensiveness? All atheists, to one degree or another, have had to put up with believers…"
Aug 12, 2010
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Republicans==Democrats, Republicans!=conservative, Democrats!=liberal

I would probably fit into some of the stereotypes for a right winger:  totally into low taxes and smaller government.  I start to go off track though, because for me, that includes dismantling the military-industrial complex, ending pointless wars, not getting into them in the first place, and just maintaining our actual national security (which wouldn't take a whole bunch, the US is like Russia -- ain't nobody gonna be able to occupy this much space).But I don't really want a government that…See More
Aug 12, 2010
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"Wow ... and ick! You gotta be pretty hungry to eat placenta."
Aug 12, 2010
anagama replied to LarryL's discussion What do you do?
"Also an attorney, but I sometimes wish I had been an archaeologist. ;-)"
Aug 12, 2010
anagama replied to Black Magick Woman's discussion "You're young, you'll blah blah blah..."
"Just let it roll off your back. You will change or won't. I knew from 16 I would always be a childfree atheist. I'm almost 42 now, and I'm still a childfree atheist. It really doesn't matter what other people say -- I think that…"
Aug 12, 2010
anagama replied to Rachael T.'s discussion Newest Fashion Statement - Cross Jeans
"Wow -- I was thinking this has to be a US Bible Belt thing ... but you're in BC. I can say that just south of the border, I never heard nor saw such a thing, but now I'm fearing a wave of cross jeans. The more I think of it though, the…"
Aug 11, 2010
anagama replied to Prog Rock Girl's discussion Partner wants to have a kid. in the group The Childless and Godless
"I have two long term relationships (one a marriage) end because I didn't want to have children. I have learned to simply not even start a serious relationship with someone who wants to have children. That said, there are many flavors of…"
Aug 11, 2010
anagama replied to Jo Jerome's discussion Survey says: Childlessness = Greater Happiness. in the group The Childless and Godless
"Personally, I don't think babies are cute -- in fact, I've never seen one that isn't ugly. BUT, for the sake of argument, I will accept unreality and say they are cute, kinda like the way puppies are cute (and puppies are in contrast,…"
Aug 11, 2010

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