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The more I read the response to your sane, thoughtful, respectful comment, the more upset I am getting.

I have to say, this thread has truly dissapointed me. :(

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire

by p------- on Thu Jan 19th, 2006 at 05:38:51 PM EST
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Really? It's more or less exactly what I'd expect.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Jan 19th, 2006 at 05:46:43 PM EST
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(C: And don't even get me started on the Irish Famine...)

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire
by p------- on Thu Jan 19th, 2006 at 05:53:13 PM EST
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I didn't think throwing that into the mix would be constructive.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Jan 19th, 2006 at 05:55:18 PM EST
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No.  Would not.

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire
by p------- on Thu Jan 19th, 2006 at 05:56:12 PM EST
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Then why did you bring it up?

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jan 19th, 2006 at 05:59:03 PM EST
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