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CBWx2:

--- Quote from: dbucfan on January 22, 2013, 05:29:02 PM ---Lemme guess CBWx2 - you're a fan of Bill Ayers.  Shock the world by declaring you are....

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Not really. Never even heard of the guy until the 2008 elections. But I digress...

Come on fellas. Let's do a head count. How many of you rugged individualists within this vastly complex ecosystem with so many drastically differing ideologies that is The Cove read Thomas Sowell?

I'd love to hear from you all, but I'm particularly interested in hearing Illuminator continue to pretend not to be a conservative while propagating various Libertarian memes and professing his admiration for Thomas Sowell.

CBWx2:
Some days one wonders where thoughts originate. I wonder how many of you dig, Milton Friedman, Lew Rockwell, Murray Rothbard, and Ludwig Von Mises? Any of you happen to watch John Stossel? How many copies of The Fountainhead  and Atlas Shrugged are there between the lot of you, I wonder?

How utterly comical it is to hear you all suggest that you are "free thinkers" just because you aren't a member of a political party. I've never met a more homogenous bunch of indoctrinated people in my freaking life. Go ahead and tell me more about this Thomas Sowell. No need to be specific as to who should tell me. I'm pretty sure you're ALL fans of his.

Dolorous Jason:

dbucfan:
Now you are just bsing, you don't know Ayers, I led you to Friedman, and next thing I know someone will be introducing you to Valerie Jarrett and you think the Obamas are attorneys.  Remember - A is A.

spartan:

--- Quote from: CBWx2 on January 22, 2013, 09:21:45 PM ---Some days one wonders where thoughts originate. I wonder how many of you dig, Milton Friedman, Lew Rockwell, Murray Rothbard, and Ludwig Von Mises? Any of you happen to watch John Stossel? How many copies of The Fountainhead  and Atlas Shrugged are there between the lot of you, I wonder?

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Even if true, what's your point? Got your copy of the Little Red Book?



--- Quote from: CBWx2 on January 22, 2013, 09:21:45 PM ---How utterly comical it is to hear you all suggest that you are "free thinkers" just because you aren't a member of a political party.
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Ah, is your point that if you appreciate the thoughts and ideas of another you are no longer a "free thinker?"


--- Quote from: CBWx2 on January 22, 2013, 09:21:45 PM ---
 I've never met a more homogenous bunch of indoctrinated people in my freaking life.

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I don't believe you said that. With all the buzzwords, cute phrases and revisionist history ........

CBWx2:

--- Quote from: spartan on January 22, 2013, 10:06:39 PM ---
--- Quote from: CBWx2 on January 22, 2013, 09:21:45 PM ---Some days one wonders where thoughts originate. I wonder how many of you dig, Milton Friedman, Lew Rockwell, Murray Rothbard, and Ludwig Von Mises? Any of you happen to watch John Stossel? How many copies of The Fountainhead  and Atlas Shrugged are there between the lot of you, I wonder?

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Even if true, what's your point? Got your copy of the Little Red Book?
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Don't own one. Not into Chairman Mao. But so what if I did? I'm not the one claiming to be an individual with need of a completely different ideological classification as all the other individuals that read the exact same things and hold the exact same political and economic beliefs as I do.


--- Quote from: spartan on January 22, 2013, 10:06:39 PM ---
--- Quote from: CBWx2 on January 22, 2013, 09:21:45 PM ---How utterly comical it is to hear you all suggest that you are "free thinkers" just because you aren't a member of a political party.
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Ah, is your point that if you appreciate the thoughts and ideas of another you are no longer a "free thinker?"

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No. My point is that you are no less indoctrinated as those you all call out for being indoctrinated. You just are indoctrinated by a different set of values. I have met a ton of liberals in my life, and they have read a wide variety of political scholars and philosophers, some of which I hadn't heard of until I met them. I have never met a Libertarian that didn't read the exact same crap as every other Libertarian. That doesn't make you a free thinker, that makes you part of a collective, any way you slice it.


--- Quote from: spartan on January 22, 2013, 10:06:39 PM ---
--- Quote from: CBWx2 on January 22, 2013, 09:21:45 PM ---
 I've never met a more homogenous bunch of indoctrinated people in my freaking life.

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I don't believe you said that. With all the buzzwords, cute phrases and revisionist history ........

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Of course not. You should ask your buddies how many of them really dig that Freidrich Hayek fella...

Biggs3535:

--- Quote from: Durango 95 on January 22, 2013, 06:32:15 PM ---
--- Quote from: dbucfan on January 22, 2013, 05:29:02 PM ---Lemme guess CBWx2 - you're a fan of Bill Ayers.  Shock the world by declaring you are....

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He's not a fan but he is a supporter.

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Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

John Galt?:

--- Quote from: CBWx2 on January 22, 2013, 09:21:45 PM ---Some days one wonders where thoughts originate. I wonder how many of you dig, Milton Friedman, Lew Rockwell, Murray Rothbard, and Ludwig Von Mises? Any of you happen to watch John Stossel? How many copies of The Fountainhead  and Atlas Shrugged are there between the lot of you, I wonder?


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Seriously??

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