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Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:36 pm



Political ad but a good one
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Post by Doctor X » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:40 pm

Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) on Friday posted a video of her Arizona Senate race opponent, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D), referring to Arizona as the "meth lab of democracy" during a Netroots Nation address in 2011.

"You can see in this very quote that the states are laboratories of democracy," Sinema says in the edited video, gesturing to a slideshow that is offscreen.

"And my state, Arizona, is clearly the meth lab of democracy."

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Post by WildCat » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:47 pm

A literal shitpost.

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Post by xouper » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:24 pm

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Regarding Kanye West — and keeping in mind that this is a forum for critical thinking (or analyzing the lack thereof) — it's telling that the hair-on-fire leftist media* chooses to engage in ad hominems instead of addressing the actual issues.

And by "telling", I mean despicable.




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Shitty enough? :P

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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:53 pm

Okay WTF did Trump actually say in Lebanon, Ohio that has so many people flipping their shit about Robert E. Lee.
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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:58 pm

xouper wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:24 pm
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Regarding Kanye West — and keeping in mind that this is a forum for critical thinking (or analyzing the lack thereof) — it's telling that the hair-on-fire leftist media* chooses to engage in ad hominems instead of addressing the actual issues.

And by "telling", I mean despicable.




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https://www.independent.co.uk/life-styl ... 80291.html
In a video shared by CBS Evening News, West explains in the Oval Office how a doctor had informed him that his initial bipolar diagnosis had not been accurate.

"I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I was connected with a neuropsychologist that works with the athletes in the NBA and the NFL, and he looked at my brain," West says.

“He said that I actually wasn’t bipolar, I had sleep deprivation, which could cause dementia 10 to 20 years from now where I wouldn’t even remember my son’s name,” West says, while sitting at the Resolute Desk opposite Donald Trump.

“I wouldn’t be able to remember his name from a misdiagnosis.”

Earlier this year, West opened up about his mental health while promoting his latest album Ye.

In an interview with American radio host Big Boy, he spoke about how he’d been diagnosed with a “mental health condition” at 39 years old.

“Everybody got something,” he said. “But, it’s like I said on the album, it’s not a disability but a superpower.”
Me? I dunno. He said it. AFAIK, though, bipolar disorder is not diagnosed via "looked at my brain," and sleep deprivation is a significant part of bipolar disorder.

Not his fault if he is ill...but if he is ill and does have a genuine diagnosis of either bipolar disorder or sleep deprivation, it is his responsibility.

Aside from that, to satisfy the obligatory "tu quoque" fallacy, I'll see your Eminem and raise you Ted Nugent.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:14 pm

Pyrrho wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:53 pm
Okay WTF did Trump actually say in Lebanon, Ohio that has so many people flipping their shit about Robert E. Lee.
He told a laudatory anecdote about Abe Lincoln that starts out by saying Lee was a great general.

Not that Lee was a good person, or that his cause was just of course.

And no less than Ulysses Grant said the same.

But it proves he's a White Supremacist!
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Post by Doctor X » Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:44 pm

Ted Nugent is at least a musician.

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What a horrible sexist stereotype! :twisted:

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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:10 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:14 pm
Pyrrho wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:53 pm
Okay WTF did Trump actually say in Lebanon, Ohio that has so many people flipping their shit about Robert E. Lee.
He told a laudatory anecdote about Abe Lincoln that starts out by saying Lee was a great general.

Not that Lee was a good person, or that his cause was just of course.

And no less than Ulysses Grant said the same.

But it proves he's a White Supremacist!

Get it right you media idiots.
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Post by xouper » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:41 pm

Pyrrho wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:58 pm
xouper wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:24 pm
Regarding Kanye West — and keeping in mind that this is a forum for critical thinking (or analyzing the lack thereof) — it's telling that the hair-on-fire leftist media* chooses to engage in ad hominems instead of addressing the actual issues.

And by "telling", I mean despicable.

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https://www.independent.co.uk/life-styl ... 80291.html
In a video shared by CBS Evening News, West explains in the Oval Office how a doctor had informed him that his initial bipolar diagnosis had not been accurate.

"I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I was connected with a neuropsychologist that works with the athletes in the NBA and the NFL, and he looked at my brain," West says.

“He said that I actually wasn’t bipolar, I had sleep deprivation, which could cause dementia 10 to 20 years from now where I wouldn’t even remember my son’s name,” West says, while sitting at the Resolute Desk opposite Donald Trump.

“I wouldn’t be able to remember his name from a misdiagnosis.”

Earlier this year, West opened up about his mental health while promoting his latest album Ye.

In an interview with American radio host Big Boy, he spoke about how he’d been diagnosed with a “mental health condition” at 39 years old.

“Everybody got something,” he said. “But, it’s like I said on the album, it’s not a disability but a superpower.”
Me? I dunno. He said it. AFAIK, though, bipolar disorder is not diagnosed via "looked at my brain," and sleep deprivation is a significant part of bipolar disorder.

Not his fault if he is ill...but if he is ill and does have a genuine diagnosis of either bipolar disorder or sleep deprivation, it is his responsibility.
I'm quite hesitant to derail the shitpost thread with an actual conversation, but I would like to be clear that I was not intending to debate the issue of whether Kanye is "mentally ill". My focus was more on the notion that an argumentum ad hominem fallacy is still a fallacy even if the criticism has some evidentiary basis.

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Aside from that, to satisfy the obligatory "tu quoque" fallacy, I'll see your Eminem and raise you Ted Nugent.
Good play.

I'll call your "no true scotsman" fallacy and raise you LeBron "shut up and dribble"James. :P

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Post by Pyrrho » Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:02 pm

I'll raise you President Trump, who is calling Democrats and other folks "criminal" and "crazy" and has been for some time.

Party like it's 1899.
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Post by sparks » Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:05 pm

Why not? We're headed back to the dark ages anyway, so practice for same is a good thing. A good thing. A good thing. Etc, ad nauseum.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:16 pm

Pyrrho wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:10 pm
Get it right you media idiots.
:lmao:

It is however perfectly OK by me to refer to Lee as a "great general".

It is a comment on his generalship not his cause. And being on the losing side does not prove me wrong.

He merely faced a greater general.

My opinion is based on Grant's war memoirs which I have read in full. What makes Grant's war memoirs unique in that genre is that all the opposing commanders were men he knew personally.
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Post by xouper » Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:45 pm

Pyrrho wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:02 pm
I'll raise you President Trump, who is calling Democrats and other folks "criminal" and "crazy" and has been for some time.
Sorry, only one "tu quoque" card per hand.* :)


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