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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    Opposition to gay marriage need not be religious at all and often isn't. I'm opposed to gay marriage but religion isn't a factor for me in this case.
    Exactly, I'm libertarian-right agnostic and favor it.

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    Indeed, there are a variety of perspectives.
    Whoever criticizes capitalism, while approving immigration, whose working class is its first victim, had better shut up. Whoever criticizes immigration, while remaining silent about capitalism, should do the same.


    ~Alain de Benoist


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kizzume View Post
    A one-dimensional left/right doesn't reflect reality, especially when righties try to claim that only the left is authoritarian. It's false, it shouldn't be used!
    Agree, but neither does two, three or more dimensions reflect exactly reality. It's like red and blue America at the state level is purple at the county level. Reality is too complicated, so we need to abstract.

    But we agree there are those on the right, just as there are those on the left, who are or favor authoritarianism. Just as there are those on the left and the right who favor the opposite, anarchy. The problem comes in over-abstracting, overgeneralizing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carygrant View Post
    You just don't learn .
    It is people like you the Reps are now desperate to disassociate themselves from .You are the failed past and until you change your Party will never sit in the White House .
    And then there's dimension B, belligerency.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kathaariancode View Post
    Nothing is wrong with socially enforced or individual decency. The only trouble comes when decency is mandated by the state.
    ...boy, that was a lot of nothing...


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    ...the difference between biological sex vs gender:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_and_gender_distinction

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kizzume View Post
    The right wants to TELL people what to believe. The right, not the left, are the only ones wanting to combine church and state.

    ...and you don't?...


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    ...the difference between biological sex vs gender:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_and_gender_distinction

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kabuki Joe View Post
    ...and you don't?...


    Kabuki Joe
    I try not to tell people what they should believe--I won't say I never do. If I think someone's belief wrongly paints an entire group of people as evil, I'm going to point it out. My point is that people on the right do and they're more recently known for wanting to combine church and state (Huckabee, Santorum) and yet somehow, people like Trinnity try to say that it's only the left that has these traits.

    Both sides do it. Don't pretend your side doesn't!
    Sorry--but I do not accept the idea that being intolerant of intolerance is THE SAME THING as being intolerant of anything else.

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    Agree. That is why the right way is the libertarian way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    And then there's dimension B, belligerency.
    I don't believe your type of voice or attitude will be welcomed by any America that wants to really try to minimise the oncoming Tsunami l

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kabuki Joe View Post
    ...boy, that was a lot of nothing...


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    How so? There's nothing wrong with asserting socially enforced decency over state enforced decency.
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