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    02-15-20, 12:24 AM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    <rolleyes> fReEdOm Is DaNgErOuS! Not like perfectly safe government, which never violates people's rights, or happens to kill a few millions of...
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    02-14-20, 04:03 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    We're talking about comparing economic systems here. Of course climate has an effect on your quality of life. BUT, whether you go with more...
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    02-14-20, 02:21 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    Because a rating system that includes climate, and adds points for socialism, is right. <rolleyes> If they *say* it's a "standard of living index",...
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    02-14-20, 11:15 AM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    lol. Yes, because bridges equals standard of living. Not a bigger house, or a better car, or a refrigerator, or any of that irrelevant stuff. ...
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    02-14-20, 11:12 AM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    I'm not really a huge fan of Ayn, overall. I find that altruism and voluntarily helping others does make for a better life. She did have some good...
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    02-13-20, 11:08 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    Several sources. If you look at the standard of living in most aspects -- housing, transportation, work-saving appliances, the average even in the...
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    02-13-20, 05:03 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    Liberty, freedom, and capitalism are the things that humanity has found/created so far that BEST serve "people striving to make a better life for...
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    02-13-20, 03:45 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    <rolleyes> Except that communism *always* results in tyranny, misery, poverty, and destruction, whereas economic liberty (e.g. capitalism) generally...
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    02-13-20, 11:56 AM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    Except that communism *always* results in tyranny, misery, poverty, and destruction, whereas economic liberty (e.g. capitalism) generally results in...
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    02-12-20, 11:42 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    However, without the government (or with a properly limited government that abides by our Constitution), your type doesn't get to enforce all your...
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    02-12-20, 04:30 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    lol. So, on the first part, you and people like you ARE a big part of the problem. "We can't let people solve problems; they might not solve them...
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    02-11-20, 08:46 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    Some of that would happen. General economic growth and freedom would in itself help a lot, give opportunities to the poor, give entrepreneurs...
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    02-11-20, 10:21 AM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    The *problem* with CA is too many people trying to "spend the money to fix California". What CA (and the rest of the country) needs is for our...
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    02-09-20, 04:05 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    <rolleyes> And Trump got rich in NY by being an honest businessman who serves customers well. Ri-i-i-i-ight. He's an example of what *I'm*...
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    02-09-20, 02:09 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    In an over-regulated state like that, the difference is not how honestly or how efficiently you run a business, but how effective you are at...
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    02-09-20, 11:20 AM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    That's that city near the bookstore, right? ;) PhilB
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    02-09-20, 11:19 AM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    I grew up in CA, in the San Diego area. I'm happy I left. It isn't the homeless, who are not terrible if you let them have a little space to...
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    02-03-20, 11:49 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    So when did y'all become as bad at reading as a Trump supporter? AMA bikes were 4-strokes, which is why they *were* allowed. 250GP and 125GP at...
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    02-03-20, 02:25 PM
    PhilB replied to a thread Trump in Controversial Topics
    It doesn't really matter if it's "low on the list", or doesn't actually do much -- often those types of things go early, because they can outlaw them...
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1993 Ducati Monster M900; 265,000 miles -- killed by minivan 30Oct17

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