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  1. McConnell has one metric: win at any cost....

    McConnell has one metric: win at any cost. Nothing else matters, as his political history shows, and as he has pretty much said on multiple occasions. Putting another justice on SCOTUS is a "win" for...
  2. Actually - what she said was that she had some...

    Actually - what she said was that she had some wine before the session, and it made her sleepy. Wow, MM, way to use hyperbole to paint someone in a bad light. Frankly, if I had a couple of glasses of...
  3. https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2019/07/24/rut...

    https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2019/07/24/ruth-bader-ginsburg-health-orig-llr.cnn
    https://www.pbs.org/video/justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-in-conversation-jzwgyq/...
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    This...

    This is the kind of data I'm finding that gives me a degree of optimism about 2020. The article cites a study that shows that Trump's approval rate among voters who originally voted for Obama but...
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    I've read your response. There's nothing here...

    I've read your response. There's nothing here that merits further discussion. I'll leave the last word to you.
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    OK, I could have said that better. The point is,...

    OK, I could have said that better. The point is, cohesion in the collective moral framework is a word I use to reflect the degree to which the individual moral frameworks within the society are...
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    Just letting you know I read your post. I do hope...

    Just letting you know I read your post. I do hope all Republicans continue to think as you do, especially Trump and Congressional leaders. Meanwhile, I like the current trend lines and find them...
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    See my previous response. You are making the same...

    See my previous response. You are making the same error - again.



    Useless to you, because of your flawed reasoning. Useful to most people who use language conventionally.



    See above.
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    OK - I went back and reread the post. I'm not...

    OK - I went back and reread the post. I'm not seeing "confidence." I noted that I think a lot of people will be thinking about the last four years when they vote. I noted that his primary challengers...
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    An odd question, for someone who claims to value...

    An odd question, for someone who claims to value reason/rationality. The definition of sanity is all about reasoning/rationality, Seer. You are probably struggling with this because you seem to be...
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    Who said anything about "can't lose?" :huh: On...

    Who said anything about "can't lose?" :huh:

    On the chance that Trump might actually win re-election, I'm already putting things in place to sell my home and move abroad. I am under no illusion...
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    According to the basic principles of reason. ...

    According to the basic principles of reason.



    There is a definition of the word "sanity" and anything with the characteristics that definition includes would be consider "sane" by most people...
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    No.

    No.
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    Perhaps. Personally, I think the Republican party...

    Perhaps. Personally, I think the Republican party has become the "Trump party" and is now little better than a personality cult. I don't know that it will ever come back from that. I said, when he...
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    Sanity: the ability to think and behave in a...

    Sanity: the ability to think and behave in a normal and rational manner; sound mental health.
    Sanity: reasonable and rational behavior.

    My moral framework proceeds rationally from what I value. I...
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    And perhaps one with a bit of diplomatic acumen,...

    And perhaps one with a bit of diplomatic acumen, a slightly thicker skin, and some form of moral compass that is recognizable to the rest of us?

    I suspect a LOT of people will be taking the past...
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    Yes - they can. I would describe a moral...

    Yes - they can. I would describe a moral framework with no outright internal contradictions as "more cohesive" than one without.



    I don't believe I am doing that, but feel free to expand.


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    No. While it is true that the experience of...

    No. While it is true that the experience of "blue" is a subjective one, it is a subjective experience of an objective reality (or so we assume. This is another of those baselines we cannot hope to...
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    Like I said...cheap debate tactic. I'll leave it...

    Like I said...cheap debate tactic. I'll leave it to you.



    What is objectively real. What has actual existence.



    I have never claimed disagreement "proves" subjectivity. The claim would be...
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    Actually - I have - several times. The fact that...

    Actually - I have - several times. The fact that you continue to ignore it doesn't change that. The key to your misunderstanding is in your parenthetical and the observation that "may not" and "can...
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    No - I didn't admit that, despite the many times...

    No - I didn't admit that, despite the many times you have tried to put that language in my mouth. It's an interesting, if somewhat cheap, debating trick that you seem to like to return to.

    What I...
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    To you perhaps. To others perhaps. I'm not having...

    To you perhaps. To others perhaps. I'm not having that problem.

    And I note that is a subjective assessment on your part! :wink:



    Morality IS about preference. So is legality, and no one...
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    My use of "cohesive" in my statement, "No society...

    My use of "cohesive" in my statement, "No society has a cohesive moral framework," was meant to indicate that no society achieves 100% alignment on a moral framework between the individual members of...
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    There is no objectively true fact in any moral...

    There is no objectively true fact in any moral issue - but that is more "green is not red" argumentation. And the absence of any objectively true moral statements does not preclude agreement. It...
  25. Opposite...actually moving towards...

    Opposite...actually moving towards semi-retirement.
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