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Old 10-23-2007, 01:55 PM
 
Location: The best country in the world: the USA
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#1, 9/11 conspiracy theorists are probably 50/50 split "leftwing nuts" vs. "rightwing nuts."

#2, Bill Maher is not "far far left." A little left of center and a social libertarian, yes... but "far far left"? Not even close.
You serious on #2? Maher is extremely left. He is just not a radical, thus the reason why he is being shouted down and attacked like that.

How much far left should Bill Maher be, then?? Like Castro?? I think he is PRETTY far left....
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:07 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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You serious on #2? Maher is extremely left. He is just not a radical, thus the reason why he is being shouted down and attacked like that.

How much far left should Bill Maher be, then?? Like Castro?? I think he is PRETTY far left....
Your obsession with categorizing everyone who disagrees with you by using these scaaaary terms like "far left", "far, far left", "PRETTY far left", "extremely left", "radical far left" is really quite hilarious, if not a little sad.

All it shows is you are incapable of handling conflicting viewpoints, so you need to find a way to dismiss them without ever having to address their merit. Thus the cartoonish characterizations, repeated ad nauseum.
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:10 PM
 
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So, according to your math, we have .01% of nutcases in this country. I think you can emerge from under your covers. Looks like we'll manage to ride out this storm.
No, I am saying the .01% is the segment of nutcases that think 9/11 was an inside job.

We have more nuts than .01% in the USA... sadly enough. They come in all colors, shapes, and political affiliations, that is for sure!

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Your obsession with categorizing everyone who disagrees with you by using these scaaaary terms like "far left", "far, far left", "PRETTY far left", "extremely left", "radical far left" is really quite hilarious, if not a little sad.

All it shows is you are incapable of handling conflicting viewpoints, so you need to find a way to dismiss them without ever having to address their merit. Thus the cartoonish characterizations, repeated ad nauseum.
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:11 PM
 
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You serious on #2? Maher is extremely left. He is just not a radical, thus the reason why he is being shouted down and attacked like that.

How much far left should Bill Maher be, then?? Like Castro?? I think he is PRETTY far left....
I don't think Bill Maher is "far left" at all. He holds a lot of libertarian views. He is vehemently anti-bush, but so is a majority of America. Is a majority of America "far left"??
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Small patch of terra firma
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Your obsession with categorizing everyone who disagrees with you by using these scaaaary terms like "far left", "far, far left", "PRETTY far left", "extremely left", "radical far left" is really quite hilarious, if not a little sad..
True, of course when a personís viewpoint is so far to the extreme right, any rational opposing viewpoint has to be so far left to be even considered moderate.
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:33 PM
 
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What is going on in the far left in America? Far left "comedian" Bill Maher is ASSAULTED repeatedly on his live HBO TV show last week.

These people are 9/11 conspiracy theorists and they, like a handful of people who desperately need psychoanalysis, claim that Bush used a remote control to fly the planes into the WTC and then used bombs on others.

99.99% of sane and intelligent people realize and agree that 9/11 was an Islamic attack on innocent Americans. Even Bill Maher, a far, far left extremist knows that. He is actually sane.

But the nutcases on the radicalized far left keep attacking him on his show. It got so bad that Bill himself got up and helped kicked one of the nutcases out.

Guys, I am not trying to defend Bill Maher here, I honestly do NOT agree or like Maher, but WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON WITH THE FAR LEFT IN THIS COUNTRY????

The far left in this country has become so crazy, so radical that it will attack relentlessly anyone (even its own far left friends) whom they disagree with. They care not for free speech or free religion or free thought. It is their way or... death?!?

Scary stuff. Any thoughts???

Here is the video -
YouTube - 9/11 Conspiracy Hecklers, Real Time with Bill Maher

Guys the extreme/radicalized far left in this country is dangerous and crazy right now, because they cannot stop Iraq, even if they elect their beloved Hillary. So the far left is enraged and is ready for blood. They are attacking everyone, even people who are slightly to the right of them!! You all better watch it....

I do not agree with the far left, but these guys are scary. No one in the far right is this insane and illogical. Someone will probably be killed by these left-wing loons soon....
"Their beloved Hillary," you don't pay attention to the "far left" too much.
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:34 PM
 
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The term assaulted implies physical harm when, in fact, Maher was verbally assaulted and handled the situation admirably. Bill Maher is an independent and criticizes both democrats, republicans, far left and far right. PETA was roundly criticized last week and Maher is on the board.
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:35 PM
 
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I think my point is best described as "radicals = danger".

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It is no different than the nazis or Facists.

They are all crazy. But what is crazy is to see radical far left attacking far left. That is not happening on the right, that is for sure.
You seem pretty radical.
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:36 PM
 
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I don't think Bill Maher is "far left" at all. He holds a lot of libertarian views. He is vehemently anti-bush, but so is a majority of America. Is a majority of America "far left"??
Oh no, lots of conservatives like myself are anti-Bush too. Bush is a Neo-Liberal, according to Lou Dobbs and I agree. He lied about beign a Conservative, that is for sure. He is a John McCain style liberal.

But that doesn't mean Maher isn't far left. He is far left. He just ins't a far-left extremist or radical like Obama or the Soros' funded MoveOn.org or these dopey people claiming 9/11 is all a conspiracy.
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:38 PM
 
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Obama (definitely) and Moveon.org (probably) aren't any more left-wing than Bill Maher, but what about the guy makes you classify him as "far left?"
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