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The most outrageous Tax Day Protest Signs!

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HGC

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I hate it when people accuse me of being a republican.
So you won't give reasons for calling a woman a genetic defect, a moron, and a racist, and you won't give a reason for calling me against equality and a horrible person. And all Republicans are hypocrites.


prejudice: an unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason.

bigot: a person obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices; especially : one who regards or treats the members of a group (as a racial or ethnic group) with hatred and intolerance.
 

zsdersw

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Many people who have nothing against gays are opposed to gay marriage. The argument for gay marriage is that people who love each other should be able to get married if they want.
No, that's not the argument at all. The argument is that if government has a role in recognizing and incentivizing the ideal conditions for society heterosexual marriage represents it should also incentivize the ideal conditions that homosexual marriage also represents. For heterosexuals it's about making the best environment for raising children. For homosexuals it's partly that as well, but mostly about reducing the spread of STDs.

Question: should Mormon and Muslim Americans be allowed legal polygamy? What about hippie families who want group marriage?

I hope you're not a bigoted polyphobe.
This is often touted by opponents of gay marriage; the "slippery slope" argument. The wheels come off of it, though, when it's considered against the "recognizing and incentivizing ideal conditions" premise I outlined above. Polygamy is not really an "ideal condition" for anything. It shouldn't be banned or restricted in any way, but it's not a condition that has a net-positive impact on society.
 
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child of wonder

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Wanting a smaller government and less taxes is a reasonable position to take. However, it seems a growing minority of people that support that idea seem to have gone off the deep end. Too much outrage and it's being fanned by political entertainers like Palin, Limbaugh, Beck, etc.
 

Jadow

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I'm trying to figure out which Obama taxes the Tea Baggers are referencing.
The Tea Partiers (I don't use a derogatory sexual term like you did to refer to them)

Are not upset with what the tax rate is at this very moment. Unlike many, they're actually looking at the long term prospects for our country and are protesting against that.

They see that in just 10 years at the current pace, debt will rise to 90% of GDP. They see long term costs for entitlement programs spiraling out of control, and they're trying to put a stop to it NOW.

Sure, they could wait until we're totally F'ed, but by then it would be to late.
 

Jadow

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Rush has gotten fat again, he'd lost most of that weight, but it's back!
 

xj0hnx

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Nice try by CsG to claim that some nazi at a teaparty is a liberal though...
If MSNBC had "reported" on this guy instead of the Tea Party people the loony left would have a hard on for months foaming at the mouth about how racism, and Nazi the Tea Party is.
 

QuantumPion

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some were bad. taxes=slavery? yeah thats a reach.

some are kinda cleaver.
when I am taxed to pay for another American's wants, e.g. to own a house he can't afford, to receive health insurance without having to pay for it, etc, then that is indeed slavery.
 

umbrella39

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The Tea Partiers (I don't use a derogatory sexual term like you did to refer to them)

Are not upset with what the tax rate is at this very moment. Unlike many, they're actually looking at the long term prospects for our country and are protesting against that.
...and finally finding their voices after a black man was elected and more importantly NOT finding their voices when a rich white man was running the country into the ground which set into motion this 10 years down the line invisible clock you mentioned. Yep, nothing to see out of place here.
 

Atheus

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As an outsider I don't really get this - is he saying he want to kill Obama, all black people, or just everyone who votes for the other party?
 

Atheus

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when I am taxed to pay for another American's wants, e.g. to own a house he can't afford, to receive health insurance without having to pay for it, etc, then that is indeed slavery.
Errr... nooo...

Try a dictionary.
 

spidey07

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As an outsider I don't really get this - is he saying he want to kill Obama, all black people, or just everyone who votes for the other party?
When voting doesn't stop a tyrannical government the 2nd amendment means your "vote" is your weapon used to stop tyranny.
 

Atheus

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When voting doesn't stop a tyrannical government the 2nd amendment means your "vote" is your weapon used to stop tyranny.
So just Obama then? Gotcha. But isn't it illegal to threaten to kill the President?
 

xj0hnx

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So just Obama then? Gotcha. But isn't it illegal to threaten to kill the President?
That picture doesn't have anything whatsoever to do with Obama, and was around LONG before Obama being president was a thought in his head.
 

Atheus

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That picture doesn't have anything whatsoever to do with Obama, and was around LONG before Obama being president was a thought in his head.
So it _is_ just Democrats in general? I'm just trying to get my head around it. There's not many places in the world where saying 'if you vote for the other party we will kill you all' is considered a normal campaigning strategy. Zimbabwe possibly.
 

spidey07

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So it _is_ just Democrats in general? I'm just trying to get my head around it. There's not many places in the world where saying 'if you vote for the other party we will kill you all' is considered a normal campaigning strategy. Zimbabwe possibly.
I already explained it to you and it has nothing to do with a party or person.
 

xj0hnx

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So it _is_ just Democrats in general? I'm just trying to get my head around it. There's not many places in the world where saying 'if you vote for the other party we will kill you all' is considered a normal campaigning strategy. Zimbabwe possibly.
You're kind of stupid aren't you?
 

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