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    The One True Len
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  1. Yeah, I meant for the country. I don't think any country has a responsibility to subsidized any others healthcare etc. Anyone someone wants to for that is their own choice, but a countries money should go towards its citizens first and foremost.
  2. I don't understand why fairness is so important. Life isn't fair and it shouldn't be. Id rather strive for better living conditions across the board than "fairness". Someone will always be born better off than another, whether it be physical ability, inborn talents or intelligence, or opportunities/connections. You cannot change that. Getting people to a minimum level of comfort/survivability I can understand and agree with. Equalling everyone out by force, so no one is monetarily above another, regardless of effort or their families effort? No. Some people just inherited their money true, but the fact is someone worked to get that money in the first place. Who cares about the difference between "Rich" and "Poor" if "Poor" still means healthcare, food on the table and an acceptable standard of living? If we can get the bottom rung, "poor", to be decent living conditions then I think that's good enough.
  3. Thats because beef is the best meat ever. Its ok, your allowed to be wrong. :P
  4. That seems an incredibly simplistic view of money and motivations. That said, if the concern is not starving and not dieing of preventable diseases, there are other ways of solving it than forcibly redistributing everyones wealth. Thats a bit extreme. I do agree we should strive to take care of the basic necessities of our countrymen however. Be warned Olwena, you will get no concessions from Cubs. Only ridicule and mostly well thought out conservative policies, generally in equal measure. As far as controversial opinions go, I think Religion is a sham that does more harm than good to the modern world, has no place in politics or government, and most of those who peddle in it do so for personal profit than legitimate good will. It stifles anything that disagrees with it, using books and policies thousands of years outdated, refusing to recognize that the world has changed more drastically in the last 70-80 years than it has in the last 3,000. I would trust a lawyer before most clergymen, because at least a Lawyer is honest about why they do what they do.
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    I was told about a grand re-opening game? /in
  6. More mass shootings...

    I didnt know you were an expert on all things racist, and were able to speak for all racists on the matter. As for the bold, wow, my goodness. This conversation is going downhill fast *popcorn*
  7. Welcome

    You are the second coming of Christ. <3
  8. Welcome

    Yea, for a space on profiles. Like AJs is "Gender:Male" when it should be "Gender: Male", there needs to be a space in there. My god its driving me crazy
  9. Welcome

    Mafia is dead! #MakeMafiaGreatAgain
  10. Welcome

    I get a notification anytime im quoted now. Gonna have to fix that somehow. Hope theres an option
  11. Welcome

    Yeah, im real. I saw you respond to Cory first. :<
  12. Welcome

    What, we cant vote Verbal anymore? Dang.
  13. More mass shootings...

    That is your take-away. RIP Im not mentioning the rest because theres nothing more to say. Im not a fan of Ben Shapiro and I already knew he wasnt an ally of LGBT. Just because I dont post it doesnt mean I didnt read it
  14. More mass shootings...

    Cherry picking one small part of that, he is correct with how the Left treats anyone who disagrees with a minority. The rest is garbage, but that small bit is an issue.
  15. More mass shootings...

    That's the thing, they are beholden.To each other, to the lower class, to the nation as a whole. That is what it means to be a nation, working together for our people and the common good. Are they? How would the be beholden to the lower class if they arnt voted into place? Threat of civil war? The same goes for the nation and common good. I could make the exact same argument about our current Federal government, which for all intents and purposes is an "elite voting class" in that they vote on what is and is not law. I ask again, how is this voting class any different from our current Federal government aside from the labels of first and second class citizens? In my opinion, its not different at all. Except once you define class systems/who is and is not a voting citizen, you can start restricting other rights as well Well first of all I am going very far afield here, talking about ideals and what ifs and all that.I don't think there is any real possibility of repealing any Amendments so this is all really just an exercise of the imagination for all of us in most cases. With that said I guess it's about the concentration of power. I don't think that millions of people privileged with the right to vote are going to be as corrupt as a few tens of thousands of Federal Government positions/employees. Then shouldnt hundreds of millions (IE the American populus) be less corrupt than the few millions of privileged voters in your system? If the qualifier is corruption per 100 people or whatever, seems like your concentrating it. But let me ask another question, do you mean for this ruling class to vote on all laws and bills, or just elected officials like president? I don't know. As was pointed out it was previously white male land owners and as I said I believe that served us well in the past but it may be archaic and outdated now.I also mentioned that I'm fond of the system suggested in Starship Troopers where Citizens are those who serve in the military and state and are thus rewarded with a say while civilians get less rights but are in a way a protected class. Would that work for the United States? Ehhh probably not. It is a very Utopian idea and I'm not sure it has any basis in reality (it comes from a book after all) but it's still fun to think about. I think realistically we could start with people who pay taxes vs people who get benefits. Makers and Takers as the term goes. It is very much a conflict of interest for someone using medical or food benefits to vote. There is also a conflict of interest for the coal mining town that refuses to admit that coal is dead or dying. I'm not a believer but the Bible was mostly written thousands of years ago and yet still remains relevant to a very large portion of the worlds population today.So I think your point about the age of the document is invalid for starters. As for Blacks and women. It's not that I don't want them to vote, it's that I only want certain people to vote. Believe me there are plenty of White men I've met that I do not want voting either. It is not a racial or sex thing although I can understand how liberals, with their obsession of both race and sex, would view it that way. I think we can find a better way for our country that's all. You know my opinion on the Bible. Just because it is relevant to people doesn't make it accurate or worthwhile. People use that thing to justify lynching people. I could make the same argument about the Quran, but I doubt you would recognize its validity. Age does not make something more correct. Laws are not wines and times change. I can understand not wanting people to vote, there are plenty of people I would prefer not vote, but that is a right given as citizens of this country. To start taking that away sets a precedent that will undoubtedly lead to this civil war your so keen on