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    Sorry going to have to end this I don't converse on this level of stupid have a nice day.
     
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    I apologize if I confused you with a Putin cocksucker. Just so we're clear, you do not support Putin or any other fucking Russians?

    As for Huckabee:
    The Raw Story | Huckabee: Amend Constitution to be in 'God's standards'
    "I have opponents in this race who do not want to change the Constitution," Huckabee told a Michigan audience on Monday. "But I believe it's a lot easier to change the Constitution than it would be to change the word of the living god. And that's what we need to do -- to amend the Constitution so it's in God's standards rather than try to change God's standards so it lines up with some contemporary view."
     
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    It's cherry picking just the way you like it. Sorry if I thought you had a brain but that was awhile back. The subjects were abortion and marriage. Not creating a Christian theocracy.
     
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    How "brave" of the US, national socialist right wing. all they do, is abandon their positions when faced with a valid argument.
     
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    Agreed 100% here. The current political penchant toward "special rules for special people" has only blown up in our faces no matter which side is pushing it. The 14th Amendment Equal Protection clause means everyone should be treated the same.

    "....No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws"

    SCOTUS has ruled on the Equal Protection Clause a few times: http://constitution.findlaw.co
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    "''These provisions are universal in their application, to all persons within the territorial jurisdiction, without regard to any differences of race, of color, or of nationality. . .''
     
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    Call it what you like. I'm free to disagree and others are free to decide for themselves which of us, if not to both of us, are fucking morons. What I'm sure most will know for sure is that I'm not a Russophile nor do I support Putin's actions against the United States.
     
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    Maintenance engineers and Uber drivers are honorable professions.

    Seriously, I never look down on someone who is doing honest work. I do, however, confess to having a strong dislike of hypocrites no matter what occupation they are employed.
     
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    just more national socialist propaganda?

    We have a federal doctrine and State laws regarding the legal concept of employment at will.

    Only the liberal socialist left wing, is advocating for equal protection of the law, for unemployment compensation purposes.
     
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    It's got nothing to do with me calling it the way I like. You found a cherry picked piece that failed to look at the context. And I have no idea where you're trying to go with Putin or Rush. Accuracy is not your goal.
     
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    Although I lean right on some issues, I'm anti-authoritarian, which means I'm against both fucking RW Nazis and fucking LW Socialists.

    As for welfare, our government should always, and only, act in accordance with our Constitution. I know that gets bent out of shape by some such as throwing money at an able-bodied person from womb to tomb is construed as "promote the general Welfare", which it obviously does not.

    OTOH, infrastructure and national projects cost money be it the national interstate system or Apollo space program, but such programs also provide a substantial return to American taxpayers. The Interstate Highway system saw a $6 return for every $1 invested and NASA provides a $7-$8 return for every dollar invested.

    Getting back to and tying this to the "joke" OP, our government isn't a charity. It should only act for the benefit of those who gave it its charter: the American taxpayer. That said, our nation benefits from the fresh blood of immigrants, always has, and it should continue to do so for decades to come. We need to find a better way of handling this.

    The US Interstate Highway System: 40 Year Report
    It has returned more than $6 in economic productivity for each $1 it cost.


    NASA Research Finds Way Into IT, Consumer Products
    Hubbard also pointed out that NASA engineers have worked "hand-in-hand" with businesses and universities to help develop a variety of technologies, including microelectromechanical systems, supercomputers and microcomputers, software and microprocessors.

    Overall, Hubbard added, $7 or $8 in goods and services are produced for every $1 that the government invests in NASA.

    The benefits of NASA research are clear, even without the embellishment of myths. For example, the space agency did not invent the powdered beverage Tang, and its engineers did not develop the microwave oven....

    ...."Private industry has developed a lot of great things, but what comes out of our space program is a cut above what private industry could do," said Thompson. "Private industry wouldn't be as patient as NASA is in developing technology. [Industry] has Wall Street demands and stockholders, so it's hard to put the time and money into something that won't have a quick return on investment."
     

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