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Anteater 04-28-2017 04:44 PM

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Originally Posted by Chula Vista (Post 1829139)
On a side note, why you making so much fun of Elph? He makes great points, although sometimes a bit naively. Ant should be the real target here. If he ruled the world Ayn Rand would be smiling in her grave.

Tsk tsk tsk. You are welcome to come up with legitimate criticism at some point before I die of old age. Until then, pretend Obama had your best interests at heart eight years ago. :rofl:

As for me, Trump could die tomorrow and I'd laugh. You should learn to recognize, however, that his failures are partly a consequence of underlying issues your own party did not bother to address due to laziness, stupidity and numerous other factors. And now we have to live with him.

elphenor 04-28-2017 04:45 PM

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Originally Posted by DwnWthVwls (Post 1829147)

What kind of real world experiences of mine would you like to know about? Scraping by with hardly any food, working multiple jobs while attending community college, with no health insurance and paying for rent & car/insurance?

This is more or less my life right now

but it's not relevant

elphenor 04-28-2017 04:47 PM

I just drive with no car insurance fine in TX if I got caught would be like $200 it's a joke

DwnWthVwls 04-28-2017 04:48 PM

It is though, because opinions change over time and with experience.. and you can call bull**** on me if you want, but I used to think very similarly to you and argue with people my age in the exact same ways you're arguing with me now. The only difference is you are more educated on the topics than I was at the time, and the world was in a different place.

Chula Vista 04-28-2017 04:50 PM

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Originally Posted by Frownland (Post 1829150)
without just globbing onto the black and white depiction from the media.

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Originally Posted by Frownland (Post 1829151)
Getting upset and calling me predictable/pretentious/a big meanie is just as predictable as me pointing out when you say something stupid.

Are you even following the grownup **** I'm posting about. This isn't the ****ing media. (again, your snobby pretension rears it's head).

List my stupid statements. Please. You came out and called me stupid. Back it up. Without pretension. Bring it on.

DwnWthVwls 04-28-2017 04:52 PM

It makes me sad when you start a conversation with me and then ignore my reply to insult Frown. :(

Chula Vista 04-28-2017 04:58 PM

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Originally Posted by DwnWthVwls (Post 1829155)
It was my fault. I made that decision. I learned a lot from it, and I'm thankful to have had it. It made me financially responsible, motivated, and gave me an amazing work ethic. I didn't ever complain or make excuses, I got through it putting in the work. So sure you can insult me, I'm not easily offended.

Dude, happy for you. Believe it or not, you got lucky. Tons of people have amazing work ethics and bust their butts, and still don't get through. Don't anoint yourself.

But you hurled the first rock, even though you knew my family's circumstances. That sting hasn't quite worn off yet.

elphenor 04-28-2017 05:00 PM

If you get your opinions from personal experience rather than study

Yeah they will be fickle and change with age

DwnWthVwls 04-28-2017 05:01 PM

I really didnt though. Please wuote the post where I attacked you personally and was not addressing a broader point. There is obviously a break down in communication, i only ad hominem elph.

Frownland 04-28-2017 05:02 PM

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Originally Posted by Chula Vista (Post 1829160)
Are you even following the grownup **** I'm posting about. This isn't the ****ing media. (again, your snobby pretension rears it's head).

You are basically MB's Huffpost mouthpiece. Post the adult conversations that you've had in here that weren't childish insult fests.

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List my stupid statements. Please. You came out and called me stupid. Back it up. Without pretension. Bring it on.
I don't want to break the site's bandwidth by listing all of your stupid statements and I'm pretty sure that there's no way for me to say anything without you thinking it's pretentious. I'm sure you'll take these criticisms maturely (:laughing:) here's a couple of recent ones

Like your hilariously inaccurate perception of DWV
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Originally Posted by Chula Vista (Post 1829143)
you come across with a wicked superiority complex too buddy.

Or bringing this up as if it were a relevant point
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Originally Posted by Chula Vista (Post 1829093)
What does starving have to due with a political party? Twisted opinion man. You do realize that the vast majority of areas in the USA that are living below the poverty level consistantly vote Republican. Right? And they are also the majority of welfare recipients. (how does this get lost on so many clear thinking people?)

I could go on but our history tells me that the stimulating conversation that this post will spark between me and you will be rich enough with intellectual curiosity and thoughtful reasoning to add more.


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