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Message 1248229 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 5:13:22 UTC - in response to Message 1248226.

betrager -- so the deal is, end the war on drugs -- legalize wealthy drug dealers -- AND TAX THEM. <smile>.

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Message 1248236 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 5:27:16 UTC - in response to Message 1248226.

Gary, no that is what he said! When I see B.S. I'll call B.S.

I know you get frustrated dealing with brick walls. Being polite costs nothing. Besides when you are nasty brick walls just echo it back.


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Message 1248238 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 5:30:32 UTC - in response to Message 1248229.

betrager -- so the deal is, end the war on drugs -- legalize wealthy drug dealers -- AND TAX THEM. <smile>.

Absolutely. Drugs for anyone. Just pick up your recreational users permit after you file your DNR order. We'll encode it on your drivers license for DUI reasons. Then we can get busy and slap sin taxes on it all.

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Message 1248243 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 5:46:41 UTC - in response to Message 1248027.

Barry, the Dull One does claim to have some humanity, IIRC he has posted that he cares for feral cats.


The dullster does have some humanity hiding in there. I've seen it some out here and there sometimes in opposition to his own party. That, I've respected.


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Message 1248245 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 5:50:12 UTC - in response to Message 1248160.

Guy -- you realize that this would really wreak havoc on Dull's postings.



•No messages that are deliberately hostile or insulting.




Oh how true. It's the very nature of many posts. I've been referred to as Xclueless etc.. He however does not do it in such a rude manner as others.

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Message 1248246 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 5:52:09 UTC - in response to Message 1248163.
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...illegal drug money is all the more reason to confiscate it and add it to the general fund at this time...


If we could change that statement to simply "illegal money...", me and you could have long winded discussions where we could find some agreement.



Barry:
(corporations after all are people too).

I love it. ;-)
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Message 1248272 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 7:05:56 UTC - in response to Message 1248238.

Sounds like a way to help address not only the Federal budget, but a major help on state and local budgets. They spend a LOT of money on enforcement, incarceration, and judicial proceedings. On top of that, you reduce the amount of money that gangs make off of drugs. That might put a dent in gun sales though.




Absolutely. Drugs for anyone. Just pick up your recreational users permit after you file your DNR order. We'll encode it on your drivers license for DUI reasons. Then we can get busy and slap sin taxes on it all.


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Message 1248306 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 10:53:59 UTC - in response to Message 1248272.

In iran you could get any drug by declaring yourself an addict or by simply walking down to the local drugstore. I recall perhaps one murder in all of Teheran (6 million inhabitants at the time) when I lived there for a year. There was very little crime--only when the revolution came did they start smashing banks and liquor stores.


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Message 1248316 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 11:22:03 UTC
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Message 1248447 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 22:04:09 UTC - in response to Message 1248316.

betreger, that is correct. It does not matter how someone became rich. I used to think rich is good. I now think all rich is bad.


How is life at the extremes?

Seems to me rich/poor is an orthogonal measure to good/bad, though I must admit to having exposure to a somewhat limited data set (aka "anecdote alert").

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Message 1248489 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 23:53:46 UTC - in response to Message 1248447.
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Message 1248495 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 0:12:21 UTC - in response to Message 1248236.

Gary, no that is what he said! When I see B.S. I'll call B.S.

I know you get frustrated dealing with brick walls. Being polite costs nothing. Besides when you are nasty brick walls just echo it back.


Gary, I am sorry, how was I to know Guy is a brick wall and I felt I was being polite just not respectful because I do not respect absolutism.
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Message 1248602 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 5:12:43 UTC - in response to Message 1248489.

How is life at the extremes?


It's the only way I know how to live.

I just bought a Harley Davidson.


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Message 1248887 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 19:29:32 UTC

Seems to me rich/poor is an orthogonal measure to good/bad, though I must admit to having exposure to a somewhat limited data set (aka "anecdote alert").

N mutually orthogonal vectors span an N-dimensional vector space. It is used to describe sets of primitives or capabilities that, like linearly independent vectors in geometry, span the entire "capability space" and are in some sense non-overlapping or mutually independent

I think you are right with the primitives ...

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Message 1248906 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 20:38:57 UTC - in response to Message 1248489.

How is life at the extremes?


It's the only way I know how to live.

I just bought a Harley Davidson.

Guy, keep the soft side up and remember that about 1/4 of the car drivers just don't see motorcycles.
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Message 1248907 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 20:41:05 UTC - in response to Message 1248906.

How is life at the extremes?


It's the only way I know how to live.

I just bought a Harley Davidson.

Guy, keep the soft side up and remember that about 1/4 of the car drivers just don't see motorcycles.


Its hard to see motorcyclists when they weave in and out of traffic, squeeze in between cars, pass on the left and right shoulders and generally disregard traffic safety. I find that the ones that don't get his are the ones that practice the rules of the road.

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Message 1248910 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 20:44:50 UTC

Guy, keep the soft side up and remember that about 1/4 of the car drivers just don't see motorcycles.

3/4 of car drivers don't see other cars ....

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Message 1249092 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 5:44:05 UTC - in response to Message 1248910.
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Guy, keep the soft side up and remember that about 1/4 of the car drivers just don't see motorcycles.

3/4 of car drivers don't see other cars ....


Depends if you're passing me illegally in my blind spot on my right or not...
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Message 1249206 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 9:19:23 UTC
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We have a bus lane that is only operational during the rush hours, at other times you can use it. Non locals however don't know that, so we have cars over taking lorries on the inside, without a clue what is in front.

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