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  1. teeray added a post in a topic For this point forward I'm identifying as "white" and nobody can tell me otherwise   

    That is misleading as that was the first legal slave, but indentured servitude had already been around for decades before that.  Also the governor of Virginia George Yeardley had slaves he bought in 1619.
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  2. teeray added a post in a topic The Dukes of Hazzard pulled from TVLAND   

    I pity the fool who tries to tell me A-Team sucks

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  3. teeray added a post in a topic The Dukes of Hazzard pulled from TVLAND   

    Fug you guys talking poo about the Dukes of Hazzard.  That is a great show.
    I guess next you're going to tell me the A-Team sucks too.
    The General Lee was awesome

     But it ain't got nothing on the...

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  4. teeray added a post in a topic The new Spider Man has been chosen   

    This Spiderman needs to be made because it is part of MCU.
    I was done with Spiderman after last couple shitty movies but this will he awesome because it will tie into the larger universe.
    Can't wait 
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  5. teeray added a post in a topic Rocky spinoff film: Creed   

    Hells yeah.
    Can never be enough Rocky movies.  Fug anyone who says different.
    Except Rocky V that movie is dead to me
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  6. teeray added a post in a topic Harbaugh vs Cowherd   

    Two assholes talking to each other never goes well
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  7. teeray added a post in a topic The Dukes of Hazzard pulled from TVLAND   

    You know them Duke boys are up to no good.
    This is seriously dumb but whatever
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  8. teeray added a post in a topic Take a Good Look   

    A flat income tax would more than double taxes on the lower class and would be huge increase on lower middle class if you wanted to keep current revenue (which you would probably have to do in order to actually lower the deficit)
    The people having the most trouble making ends meet would be crushed.
    The problem I have with a flat income tax or something like a sales tax is in order to generate the revenue needed to actually run the country and reduce the deficit would have to be so high it would be regressive and hurt the ones struggling exponentially more than the wealthy.
    It is like a lot of libertarian ideas that might sound good in theory, but in reality would likely be a disaster or make our debt much, much worse.
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  9. teeray added a post in a topic After looking at this how can you not approve of Obama?   

    I know where I am shopping for my dad this Christmas 
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  10. teeray added a post in a topic Take a Good Look   

    I am also worried about the national debt, which is why if a Republican or Libertarian campaigns on promises to slash taxes for everyone than you should join me in not voting for that candidate.
    The "broadening the tax base to make up for lossed revenue" is a bunch of bunk.
    If they campaign on keeping current tax rates or increases in taxes ror wealthy and smart reductions in current and future spending I might listen
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  11. teeray added a post in a topic Charlotte interested in Belinelli   

    i was just giving you poo because you triple posted ;-)
    All i will say is that PJ has got to go out there and earn his minutes, it isn't going to be given to him.  
    He can't have unexcused missed practices again and he has to produce in the minutes he does get even if they are limited.
    He has the potential to be as good as he wants to be.  If he works his butt off I agree he can be that guy.
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  12. teeray added a post in a topic Take a Good Look   

    One of the main issues in Greece is other European countries and the European Bank are holding their feet to the fire.  If European Central Bank didn't stop their lending to Greece, they wouldn't have to default to creditors and Greece and their banks wouldn't be implementing capital controls.
    We dont have to rely on other countries or a shared central bank.  We have our own central bank that has our own interests to worry about.  If Greece had their own money and central bank, they would still be in deep poo, but they possibly wouldn't have to pull their pants down and get raped by the will of other countries leveraging them into the fiscal policy others want Greece to have.
    That doesn't mean that we should ever get up to 175% debt to GDP ratio.  But Greece is beholden to the Euro and a central bank that has other countries interest to worry about.  US will likely never be in the Greek's situation.
    Rising debt in the US is and should be a concern,  but to compare what is going on in Greece to what could happen here is stretch.  The country that holds the vast majority of US debt is the US.  We are mainly beholden to ourselves and if debt gets out of control we will still have our best interests at heart in how to deal with it.  Not a group of other countries that has no interest is protecting anyone but themselves.
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  13. teeray added a post in a topic Charlotte interested in Belinelli   

    Pdiddy Do you think PJ will be wing scorer we need?
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  14. teeray added a post in a topic Apple has removed all civil war games from the App Store   

    The war for the North was not initially to end slavery, but to preserve the union.  Slavery abolishment became a cause later in the war to keep other countries from interfering on behalf of the south.
    However, the purposes of the secession by the south was in part to preserve slavery.  Especially in states like Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and SC where their economies were dependant on free labor.
    So you are kinda right that the war wasn't to free the slaves, and the abolishment of slavery was a consequence of the war moreso than the initial cause.
    But you are also partly wrong because the reason for secession in the first place was in large part due to the desire to preserve slavery.
    In addition, the south did not want to expand slavery to the north, but to the west into new territories.
    It also should be noted that although the institution of slavery was mostly gone from the north, they also believed very strongly in white supremacy, and their treatment of the black community was in many places equally abhorrent.
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  15. teeray added a post in a topic Take a Good Look   

    No not really.  Those are two entirely different things.
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