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Offline kimmy

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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #75 on: August 27, 2017, 12:19:39 pm »
"Countless other talks and discussions cancelled" Care to try and verify that or do we just write it off as yet another wild assumption you are famous for?

I think we can all recall a number of these. Off the top of my head, speaking tours by Ann Coulter or Milo Y have seen numerous venues cancelled in Canada. I recall an incident where Christine Blatchford from the National Post went to a university to speak on some topic and was unable to do so because some leftist group commandeered the stage and the microphone and would not leave.  I think they were mad at her because she did not support the Caledonia native uprising or something.

Here's a list regarding US universities: http://www.businessinsider.com/list-of-disinvited-speakers-at-colleges-2016-7

Some of these are completely ridiculous.

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« Reply #76 on: August 28, 2017, 09:24:40 am »
Yeah the heat got so ferocious they all had to resign!

Oh... wait...

Has the media even commented on one of the leadership candidates for the NDP being a member of a group which wants to nationalize the banks, insurance companies and auto industries?
Banks and insurance companies should be nationalized and so should phone and internet providers, grocery stores, and property rental companies.

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« Reply #77 on: August 28, 2017, 09:35:14 am »
I'm with you on insurance, anyway, seeing as it's just a pyramid scheme.

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« Reply #78 on: August 28, 2017, 09:39:04 am »
We saw another example of frenzied left wing hate and violence on the weekend at Berkeley.  The (cough-cough) home of free speech. Black clad left-wing 'anti hate' demonstrators with masks and carrying shields and weapons assaulted right wing people at a 'prayer meeting'.

As with Charlottesville, the violence actually occurred because the police stood by and did nothing. In fact, after saying no weapons of any kind would be allowed they backed off when black clad anarchists showed up with shields and weapons, and then left the park 'to avoid violence'.

http://nationalpost.com/news/world/hooded-anarchists-storm-through-police-ranks-at-berkeley-rally-assault-five-people
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« Reply #79 on: August 28, 2017, 09:40:16 am »
Banks and insurance companies should be nationalized and so should phone and internet providers, grocery stores, and property rental companies.

Yes, that kind of thing always produces such massive wealth and high standards of living in EVERY SINGLE PLACE it's been tried.

I guess you're nostalgic for the bread lines of the old Soviet Union, huh?
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« Reply #80 on: August 28, 2017, 09:44:49 am »
Yes, that kind of thing always produces such massive wealth and high standards of living in EVERY SINGLE PLACE it's been tried.

I guess you're nostalgic for the bread lines of the old Soviet Union, huh?

What about insurance companies?

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« Reply #81 on: August 28, 2017, 10:00:12 am »
We saw another example of frenzied left wing hate and violence on the weekend at Berkeley.  The (cough-cough) home of free speech. Black clad left-wing 'anti hate' demonstrators with masks and carrying shields and weapons assaulted right wing people at a 'prayer meeting'.

As with Charlottesville, the violence actually occurred because the police stood by and did nothing. In fact, after saying no weapons of any kind would be allowed they backed off when black clad anarchists showed up with shields and weapons, and then left the park 'to avoid violence'.

http://nationalpost.com/news/world/hooded-anarchists-storm-through-police-ranks-at-berkeley-rally-assault-five-people

So you are going to try to  blame the police for what happened in Charlottesville? Cough cough is right. You are as accomplished at moral equivalency as your buddy Trump it would seem.

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« Reply #82 on: August 28, 2017, 10:23:27 am »
What about insurance companies?

What about them? If countries like Sweden haven't felt that nationalizing insurance companies was a good idea, why would you think we should do it?
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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #83 on: August 28, 2017, 10:26:23 am »
So you are going to try to  blame the police for what happened in Charlottesville? Cough cough is right. You are as accomplished at moral equivalency as your buddy Trump it would seem.

Charlottesville should have been two separate gatherings with a line of police between as we saw in every other instance of such demonstrations. Had that been the case there would have been no violent street brawls. Had their been no street brawls that Nazi who ran people over probably would not have gotten all excited to the point he was somehow able to justify that to himself.

In saying that, I in no way excuse him for his actions, but the truth is if the police had done their jobs that young woman would almost certainly be alive today.
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« Reply #84 on: August 28, 2017, 10:38:26 am »
What about them? If countries like Sweden haven't felt that nationalizing insurance companies was a good idea, why would you think we should do it?

Because insurance is basically a for profit scam.  Many provinces have nationalized car insurance.  Why not other areas?

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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #85 on: August 28, 2017, 10:39:51 am »
To repeat what I pointed out to MH earlier, there used to be 4 million members of the KKK in America. Now there are 5000-8000. There are a half dozen Nazi groups, the largest of which has about 400 members.
You keep pointing to the size of each of the individual right-wing extremest groups, but you seem to ignore the fact that while an individual group may be small, the overall number of groups themselves is significant. Plus, you also have people who may share the same ideology as various racist organizations but just haven't adopted a membership.

It should also be pointed out that, for the past decade (ending in 2016), right wing extremists accounted for 74% of all murders by extremists. On the other hand, Islamic terrorists accounted for 24% Left wing extremists accounted for ~2%. So, which group do you think demands the most attention?

https://www.adl.org/education/resources/reports/murder-and-extremism-in-the-united-states-in-2016

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« Reply #86 on: August 28, 2017, 11:24:04 am »
Because insurance is basically a for profit scam.  Many provinces have nationalized car insurance.  Why not other areas?
WTF? Insurance is a way to share risk that is no more a scam than any other finacial product. Private insurance is problematic only when the law requires people to purchase insurance (e.g. autos) or when it is essential service (e.g. medical). Property insurance, life insurance, liability insurance do not fall into these categories and there should be no issue with privately run companies offering these types of insurance.   

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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #87 on: August 28, 2017, 11:51:31 am »
Because insurance is basically a for profit scam.  Many provinces have nationalized car insurance.  Why not other areas?

How is it a scam? It's certainly for-profit, but since when is that a bad thing? Do you operate your business to lose money?
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« Reply #88 on: August 28, 2017, 11:52:54 am »
How is it a scam? It's certainly for-profit, but since when is that a bad thing? Do you operate your business to lose money?

The job of insurance agents is to find reasons to deny claims.  I don't tend to operate my business that way.

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« Reply #89 on: August 28, 2017, 12:06:39 pm »
You keep pointing to the size of each of the individual right-wing extremest groups, but you seem to ignore the fact that while an individual group may be small, the overall number of groups themselves is significant.

Really? So what is the size of the overall extremist right wing groups? I googled Nazis and white supremacists to get he numbers I gave. If you have other numbers post them. I think it's telling that the most they can put up for one of their rallies is a few hundred people.

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It should also be pointed out that, for the past decade (ending in 2016), right wing extremists accounted for 74% of all murders by extremists. On the other hand, Islamic terrorists accounted for 24% Left wing extremists accounted for ~2%. So, which group do you think demands the most attention?

The Muslims. Because the vast majority of the extremist violence from the far right is unplanned and generally comes from individual anti-government loonies resisting the orders of police and courts and trying to get out of paying taxes. And because they're far right and American they're all armed. As such, they're not much danger to most people.

If you want a laugh sometime look up 'sovereign citizen' on you tube and see all these loonies being pulled over by police trying to say they're not responsible for having drivers licences and don't have to roll down the window because they're a sovereign citizen and getting yanked out of their cars and handcuffed.

But the far right isn't going to want to poison a reservoir, or blow up a nuclear power station, or set off a car bomb next to a school, or drive a truck through a crowd of shoppers or tourists. A far right extremist isn't going to run down the street stabbing and shooting people at random.
"When liberals insist that only fascists will defend borders then voters will hire fascists to do the job liberals won't do." David Frum